Period
to 24 May 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for Data Quality skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Data Quality over the 6 months to 24 May 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Data Quality
UK > England
6 months to
24 May 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 311 343 370
Rank change year-on-year +32 +27 -28
Permanent jobs citing Data Quality 1,417 1,474 1,353
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 1.05% 0.91% 0.85%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 7.53% 7.07% 7.02%
Number of salaries quoted 1,106 1,078 1,031
England median annual salary £57,500 £52,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +9.52% +10.53% -5.00%
10th Percentile £31,500 £30,000 £29,500
90th Percentile £90,000 £87,500 £82,500
UK median annual salary £57,500 £52,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +9.52% +10.53% -5.00%

Data Quality is in the Quality Assurance and Compliance category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for quality assurance or compliance skills.

All Quality Assurance and Compliance Skills
England
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for quality assurance or compliance skills 18,830 20,860 19,263
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 14.01% 12.92% 12.07%
Number of salaries quoted 13,741 16,110 15,193
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.26% -0.35%
10th Percentile £27,875 £28,000 £26,750
90th Percentile £83,750 £80,000 £77,500
UK median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year - +5.26% -

Data Quality
Job Vacancy Trend in England

Job postings citing Data Quality as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in England.

Job vacancy trend for Data Quality in England

Data Quality
Salary Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Data Quality in England.

Salary trend for Data Quality in England

Data Quality
Salary Histogram in England

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Data Quality in England over the 6 months to 24 May 2019.

Salary histogram for Data Quality in England

Data Quality
Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Data Quality within the England region over the 6 months to 24 May 2019. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London -2 693 £65,000 +8.33% 33
South East +38 218 £55,000 +10.00% 11
North of England +18 162 £43,750 -2.78% 11
East of England +118 118 £62,500 +78.57% 13
Midlands +37 116 £48,867 +11.69% 8
South West +63 99 £52,500 +20.00% 3
North West +16 87 £54,500 +28.24% 9
Yorkshire -2 74 £42,500 -5.56% 2
West Midlands +19 73 £50,000 -2.48% 7
East Midlands +41 43 £42,500 +6.25% 1
North East +6 1 £30,000 -20.00%
Data Quality
UK

For the 6 months to 24 May 2019, IT jobs citing Data Quality also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the England region with a requirement for Data Quality.

1 645 (45.52%) SQL
2 499 (35.22%) Business Intelligence
3 440 (31.05%) Analytics
4 437 (30.84%) Data Warehouse
5 436 (30.77%) ETL
6 406 (28.65%) Data Management
7 404 (28.51%) Finance
8 382 (26.96%) Data Modelling
8 382 (26.96%) Agile Software Development
9 348 (24.56%) Analytical Skills
10 304 (21.45%) Data Governance
11 303 (21.38%) SQL Server
12 278 (19.62%) Data Analysis
13 260 (18.35%) Problem-Solving
14 222 (15.67%) Microsoft
15 214 (15.10%) Oracle
16 211 (14.89%) SQL Server Integration Services
17 207 (14.61%) Tableau
18 202 (14.26%) Visualisation
19 201 (14.18%) Data Architecture
20 198 (13.97%) Degree
21 194 (13.69%) Big Data
22 192 (13.55%) Migration
23 191 (13.48%) Microsoft Excel
24 190 (13.41%) Data Integration
25 186 (13.13%) Python
26 172 (12.14%) Master Data Management
27 168 (11.86%) SQL Server Reporting Services
28 166 (11.71%) SAP
29 165 (11.64%) Quality Management

Data Quality
Co-occurring IT Skills in England by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 103 (7.27%) SAS
2 90 (6.35%) Apache Spark
3 41 (2.89%) SharePoint
4 25 (1.76%) Apache
5 17 (1.20%) WebLogic
6 15 (1.06%) IIS
7 9 (0.64%) Confluence
8 8 (0.56%) CMS
9 7 (0.49%) Elasticsearch
10 6 (0.42%) Apache Solr
10 6 (0.42%) WordPress
11 4 (0.28%) Apache Airflow
12 3 (0.21%) Exchange Server 2010
12 3 (0.21%) Exchange Server 2013
12 3 (0.21%) MS Exchange
12 3 (0.21%) Skype for Business
13 2 (0.14%) BizTalk Server
13 2 (0.14%) Oracle Coherence
14 1 (0.071%) Drupal
14 1 (0.071%) WebSphere
Applications
1 191 (13.48%) Microsoft Excel
2 77 (5.43%) Microsoft Office
3 23 (1.62%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 22 (1.55%) MS Visio
5 21 (1.48%) Microsoft Project
6 20 (1.41%) SPSS
7 3 (0.21%) Spreadsheet
8 2 (0.14%) SPSS Modeler
9 1 (0.071%) CPLEX
Business Applications
1 22 (1.55%) Dynamics CRM
2 15 (1.06%) SAP S/4HANA
3 10 (0.71%) SAP MDG
4 9 (0.64%) Salesforce.com CRM
4 9 (0.64%) SAP BPC
5 7 (0.49%) Dynamics AX
5 7 (0.49%) Movex
6 6 (0.42%) Cognos Business Intelligence
6 6 (0.42%) SAP ERP
6 6 (0.42%) SAP HR
7 5 (0.35%) Actimize
7 5 (0.35%) CSG Singleview
7 5 (0.35%) SAP MDM
7 5 (0.35%) SAP Oil and Gas
7 5 (0.35%) WebTrends
8 4 (0.28%) Dynamics NAV
9 3 (0.21%) Siebel CRM
10 2 (0.14%) FastStats
10 2 (0.14%) Remedy ITSM
10 2 (0.14%) SystmOne
Cloud Services
1 160 (11.29%) Power Platform
2 115 (8.12%) Microsoft Azure
3 95 (6.70%) Amazon AWS
4 41 (2.89%) PaaS
5 34 (2.40%) Google Cloud Platform
6 19 (1.34%) Amazon S3
7 18 (1.27%) Serverless
8 16 (1.13%) Azure Data Factory
8 16 (1.13%) Dynamics 365
8 16 (1.13%) Google Analytics
8 16 (1.13%) OpenShift
9 14 (0.99%) SaaS
10 13 (0.92%) GitHub
11 11 (0.78%) Amazon EMR
12 10 (0.71%) Salesforce Service Cloud
13 9 (0.64%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
14 8 (0.56%) IaaS
15 6 (0.42%) Amazon EC2
16 5 (0.35%) Amazon Glacier
16 5 (0.35%) Google Tag Manager
Communications & Networking
1 19 (1.34%) Firewall
2 11 (0.78%) Broadband
3 6 (0.42%) FTP
4 3 (0.21%) CTI
5 2 (0.14%) DNS
5 2 (0.14%) HTTP
5 2 (0.14%) LAN
5 2 (0.14%) SMTP
5 2 (0.14%) SSH
5 2 (0.14%) VPN
5 2 (0.14%) WAN
6 1 (0.071%) Internet
6 1 (0.071%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 437 (30.84%) Data Warehouse
2 303 (21.38%) SQL Server
3 211 (14.89%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 194 (13.69%) Big Data
5 168 (11.86%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 160 (11.29%) Power BI
7 126 (8.89%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 116 (8.19%) QlikView
9 107 (7.55%) Hadoop
10 85 (6.00%) Relational Database
11 71 (5.01%) BusinessObjects
12 70 (4.94%) Data Lake
13 51 (3.60%) Apache Hive
14 50 (3.53%) NoSQL
15 45 (3.18%) Neo4j
16 40 (2.82%) PostgreSQL
17 39 (2.75%) OLAP
18 38 (2.68%) RDBMS
19 37 (2.61%) Data Mining
19 37 (2.61%) Star Schema
Development Applications
1 71 (5.01%) JIRA
2 29 (2.05%) Git (software)
3 23 (1.62%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 23 (1.62%) Subversion
4 20 (1.41%) ERwin
5 14 (0.99%) Mercurial
6 11 (0.78%) Team Foundation Server
7 10 (0.71%) Visual Studio
8 8 (0.56%) Jenkins
9 7 (0.49%) Eclipse
9 7 (0.49%) LSMW
10 6 (0.42%) Maven
11 5 (0.35%) Hudson
12 4 (0.28%) ER Studio
12 4 (0.28%) Toad
13 2 (0.14%) Bitbucket Server
13 2 (0.14%) Octopus Deploy
13 2 (0.14%) Rational Rose
13 2 (0.14%) Selenium
14 1 (0.071%) TeamCity
General
1 404 (28.51%) Finance
2 154 (10.87%) Banking
3 80 (5.65%) Marketing
4 70 (4.94%) Retail
5 41 (2.89%) Legal
6 34 (2.40%) Investment Banking
7 32 (2.26%) Telecoms
8 31 (2.19%) Manufacturing
9 20 (1.41%) Billing
10 12 (0.85%) General Ledger
11 11 (0.78%) Pharmaceutical
12 8 (0.56%) Retail Banking
13 7 (0.49%) Law
14 6 (0.42%) Advertising
14 6 (0.42%) Corporate Banking
15 5 (0.35%) Games
16 3 (0.21%) Electronics
16 3 (0.21%) Front Office
16 3 (0.21%) Publishing
17 2 (0.14%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 389 (27.45%) Analyst
2 237 (16.73%) Data Analyst
3 193 (13.62%) Developer
4 181 (12.77%) Architect
5 136 (9.60%) Data Manager
6 133 (9.39%) Data Architect
7 76 (5.36%) Business Intelligence Developer
8 68 (4.80%) Consultant
9 64 (4.52%) Data Engineer
10 51 (3.60%) Data Quality Analyst
11 49 (3.46%) Business Intelligence Analyst
11 49 (3.46%) SQL Analyst
12 47 (3.32%) Administrator
12 47 (3.32%) Business Analyst
12 47 (3.32%) Data Consultant
12 47 (3.32%) Solutions Architect
13 46 (3.25%) Quality Analyst
14 45 (3.18%) SQL Developer
15 44 (3.11%) Data Governance Manager
15 44 (3.11%) Governance Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 44 (3.11%) .NET
2 41 (2.89%) XML
3 39 (2.75%) JSON
4 31 (2.19%) Kafka
5 20 (1.41%) Natural Language Processing
6 18 (1.27%) scikit-learn
7 16 (1.13%) HTML
8 15 (1.06%) Apache Camel
8 15 (1.06%) Pandas
8 15 (1.06%) Web Services
9 14 (0.99%) .NET Framework
9 14 (0.99%) SciPy
10 12 (0.85%) MDX
11 11 (0.78%) Entity Framework
12 10 (0.71%) Apache Avro
12 10 (0.71%) ODBC
13 9 (0.64%) D3.js
14 7 (0.49%) CSS
15 6 (0.42%) REST
15 6 (0.42%) Spark Streaming
Miscellaneous
1 348 (24.56%) Analytical Skills
2 100 (7.06%) Management Information System
3 79 (5.58%) Data Structures
4 71 (5.01%) Reference Data
5 47 (3.32%) Algorithms
6 45 (3.18%) User Experience
7 43 (3.03%) Self-Motivation
8 34 (2.40%) Fintech
9 23 (1.62%) Driving Licence
9 23 (1.62%) Greenfield Project
10 17 (1.20%) Enterprise Software
11 13 (0.92%) Credit Risk
11 13 (0.92%) Life Science
11 13 (0.92%) Taxonomies
12 10 (0.71%) PMI
12 10 (0.71%) Reinsurance
13 9 (0.64%) NHS
14 7 (0.49%) Social Media
14 7 (0.49%) Virtual Team
15 6 (0.42%) Data Protection Act
Operating Systems
1 51 (3.60%) Unix
2 30 (2.12%) Linux
3 26 (1.83%) Windows
4 15 (1.06%) Solaris
5 7 (0.49%) Windows Server
6 2 (0.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 2 (0.14%) Windows 10
6 2 (0.14%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 499 (35.22%) Business Intelligence
2 440 (31.05%) Analytics
3 436 (30.77%) ETL
4 406 (28.65%) Data Management
5 382 (26.96%) Agile Software Development
5 382 (26.96%) Data Modelling
6 304 (21.45%) Data Governance
7 278 (19.62%) Data Analysis
8 260 (18.35%) Problem-Solving
9 202 (14.26%) Visualisation
10 201 (14.18%) Data Architecture
11 192 (13.55%) Migration
12 190 (13.41%) Data Integration
13 172 (12.14%) Master Data Management
14 165 (11.64%) Quality Management
15 151 (10.66%) Data Migration
16 147 (10.37%) Stakeholder Management
17 146 (10.30%) Data Science
18 145 (10.23%) Data Analytics
19 140 (9.88%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 645 (45.52%) SQL
2 186 (13.13%) Python
3 133 (9.39%) T-SQL
4 93 (6.56%) R
5 91 (6.42%) Java
6 79 (5.58%) VBA
7 71 (5.01%) C#
8 62 (4.38%) Scala
9 28 (1.98%) C++
9 28 (1.98%) PL/SQL
10 22 (1.55%) Shell Script
11 16 (1.13%) SAS Macro
12 15 (1.06%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
12 15 (1.06%) VB
13 14 (0.99%) Cypher
13 14 (0.99%) JavaScript
14 12 (0.85%) PHP
15 9 (0.64%) C
16 8 (0.56%) PowerShell
17 7 (0.49%) Clojure
Qualifications
1 198 (13.97%) Degree
2 91 (6.42%) Security Cleared
3 47 (3.32%) SC Cleared
4 22 (1.55%) Microsoft Certification
5 19 (1.34%) Computer Science Degree
5 19 (1.34%) Master's Degree
6 18 (1.27%) MCSA
7 17 (1.20%) Cisco Certification
8 15 (1.06%) TOGAF Certification
9 14 (0.99%) PMI Certification
10 9 (0.64%) Postgraduate
11 7 (0.49%) Numerate Degree
11 7 (0.49%) PMP
12 5 (0.35%) AWS Certification
13 3 (0.21%) Siebel Certification
14 2 (0.14%) DV Cleared
14 2 (0.14%) ISEB
14 2 (0.14%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
14 2 (0.14%) MCSE
14 2 (0.14%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 85 (6.00%) GDPR
2 44 (3.11%) QA
3 22 (1.55%) Solvency II
4 18 (1.27%) SLA
5 13 (0.92%) COBIT
6 10 (0.71%) IFRS
7 6 (0.42%) Dodd-Frank
7 6 (0.42%) PMO
8 4 (0.28%) MiFID
9 2 (0.14%) ISO/IEC 27001
10 1 (0.071%) Actionable Recommendations
10 1 (0.071%) FATCA
10 1 (0.071%) ISO 20022
10 1 (0.071%) ISO 9000
10 1 (0.071%) Sarbanes-Oxley
10 1 (0.071%) SNOMED CT
System Software
1 31 (2.19%) Docker
2 18 (1.27%) HDFS
3 9 (0.64%) Apache Flume
4 5 (0.35%) Active Directory
4 5 (0.35%) Apache ZooKeeper
5 4 (0.28%) VMware Infrastructure
6 2 (0.14%) Hyper-V
6 2 (0.14%) Virtual Desktop
6 2 (0.14%) Virtual Machines
6 2 (0.14%) vSphere
7 1 (0.071%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 29 (2.05%) Kubernetes
2 27 (1.91%) Oozie
3 9 (0.64%) Terraform
4 8 (0.56%) Hadoop YARN
5 7 (0.49%) Puppet
6 6 (0.42%) Control-M
7 5 (0.35%) Nagios
7 5 (0.35%) Opscode Chef
8 3 (0.21%) ZABBIX
9 2 (0.14%) Ansible
9 2 (0.14%) Check_MK
9 2 (0.14%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
9 2 (0.14%) Rsyslog
10 1 (0.071%) HP Quality Center
10 1 (0.071%) Kibana
Vendors
1 222 (15.67%) Microsoft
2 214 (15.10%) Oracle
3 207 (14.61%) Tableau
4 166 (11.71%) SAP
5 151 (10.66%) Informatica
6 95 (6.70%) Salesforce.com
7 88 (6.21%) IBM
8 68 (4.80%) Talend
9 51 (3.60%) Google
10 27 (1.91%) Pega
11 26 (1.83%) Teradata
12 23 (1.62%) Alteryx
13 22 (1.55%) Splunk
14 20 (1.41%) MuleSoft
15 18 (1.27%) Red Hat
16 17 (1.20%) Cisco
17 14 (0.99%) Ab Initio
17 14 (0.99%) Cognos
17 14 (0.99%) JD Edwards
18 13 (0.92%) Databricks