Period
to 18 January 2021

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 18 January 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Data Quality
UK > England
6 months to
18 Jan 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 345 281 316
Rank change year-on-year -64 +35 +39
Permanent jobs citing Data Quality 481 1,355 1,441
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in England 0.85% 1.17% 1.02%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 7.13% 9.24% 7.31%
Number of salaries quoted 405 1,092 1,220
Median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £55,000
10th Percentile £32,100 £31,500 £30,725
90th Percentile £82,000 £109,875 £90,000
UK median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £55,000

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 6,743 14,663 19,720
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 11.93% 12.64% 14.00%
Number of salaries quoted 5,137 11,473 14,783
Median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% -
10th Percentile £31,250 £28,500 £28,000
90th Percentile £83,750 £85,000 £80,000
UK median annual salary £52,500 £51,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +1.94% +3.00% -

Data Quality
Job Vacancy Trend in England

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

Job vacancy trend for Data Quality in England

Data Quality
Salary Trend in England

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Data Quality in England.

Salary trend for Data Quality in England

Data Quality
Salary Histogram in England

Salary distribution for jobs citing Data Quality in England over the 6 months to 18 January 2021.

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 18 January 2021. 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 -21 256 £62,500 -6.02% 48
North of England +48 84 £48,000 +20.00% 20
North West +102 52 £50,000 -8.57% 10
South East -20 50 £42,500 -27.97% 10
Midlands +21 34 £39,000 +4.00% 8
East of England +20 34 £37,500 -16.67% 8
Yorkshire +13 23 £41,000 +5.13% 9
West Midlands +15 19 £42,000 +17.48% 6
South West +55 17 £70,000 +55.56% 6
East Midlands +35 15 £36,000 -10.00% 2
North East +12 9 £45,177 +12.44% 1
Data Quality
UK

For the 6 months to 18 January 2021, 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.

1 247 (51.35%) SQL
2 212 (44.07%) Business Intelligence
3 181 (37.63%) Analytics
4 177 (36.80%) ETL
5 154 (32.02%) Power BI
5 154 (32.02%) Power Platform
6 150 (31.19%) Data Management
7 142 (29.52%) Data Warehouse
8 134 (27.86%) Finance
9 131 (27.23%) Analytical Skills
10 130 (27.03%) Data Governance
11 125 (25.99%) Agile Software Development
11 125 (25.99%) Data Modelling
12 112 (23.28%) Data Analysis
13 110 (22.87%) SQL Server
14 104 (21.62%) Azure
15 98 (20.37%) Microsoft
16 86 (17.88%) SQL Server Integration Services
17 82 (17.05%) SQL Server Reporting Services
18 81 (16.84%) Visualisation
19 79 (16.42%) Python
20 76 (15.80%) Migration
21 73 (15.18%) AWS
22 70 (14.55%) Oracle
23 68 (14.14%) Degree
24 67 (13.93%) Big Data
25 66 (13.72%) Tableau
25 66 (13.72%) Data Integration
26 65 (13.51%) Informatica
27 63 (13.10%) Data Migration

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 22 (4.57%) SAS
1 22 (4.57%) SharePoint
2 13 (2.70%) Apache Spark
3 5 (1.04%) Confluence
3 5 (1.04%) Oracle Workflow
4 3 (0.62%) Apache
4 3 (0.62%) Elasticsearch
5 2 (0.42%) Skype for Business
5 2 (0.42%) Umbraco
6 1 (0.21%) Apache Airflow
6 1 (0.21%) Apache Pig
6 1 (0.21%) Appian
6 1 (0.21%) CMS
6 1 (0.21%) Jupyter
6 1 (0.21%) Luigi
Applications
1 49 (10.19%) Microsoft Excel
2 7 (1.46%) Microsoft Office
3 6 (1.25%) Spreadsheet
4 4 (0.83%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 2 (0.42%) MS Visio
6 1 (0.21%) InfoPath
6 1 (0.21%) Microsoft Project
6 1 (0.21%) SPSS
6 1 (0.21%) Stata
Business Applications
1 5 (1.04%) Salesforce.com CRM
2 4 (0.83%) Oracle Assets
2 4 (0.83%) Oracle General Ledger
2 4 (0.83%) Oracle Payables
3 3 (0.62%) HFM
3 3 (0.62%) Oracle Applications
3 3 (0.62%) Oracle ERP
3 3 (0.62%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
4 2 (0.42%) Dynamics CRM
5 1 (0.21%) Movex
5 1 (0.21%) OpenText VIM for SAP
5 1 (0.21%) Oracle Cash Management
5 1 (0.21%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
5 1 (0.21%) Oracle Receivables
5 1 (0.21%) SAP CO
5 1 (0.21%) SAP FI
5 1 (0.21%) SAP FI/CO
5 1 (0.21%) SAP MDG
5 1 (0.21%) SAP MM
Cloud Services
1 154 (32.02%) Power Platform
2 104 (21.62%) Azure
3 73 (15.18%) AWS
4 28 (5.82%) Azure Data Factory
5 22 (4.57%) GCP
6 14 (2.91%) Serverless
7 12 (2.49%) Dynamics 365
8 11 (2.29%) AWS Lambda
9 9 (1.87%) Logic Apps
10 6 (1.25%) Google Analytics
11 5 (1.04%) IaaS
11 5 (1.04%) PaaS
12 4 (0.83%) Amazon S3
12 4 (0.83%) Azure Functions
13 3 (0.62%) Salesforce Service Cloud
13 3 (0.62%) Taleo
14 2 (0.42%) Force.com
14 2 (0.42%) PowerApps
14 2 (0.42%) SaaS
14 2 (0.42%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 4 (0.83%) FTP
2 2 (0.42%) Skype
3 1 (0.21%) AMQP
3 1 (0.21%) Intranet
3 1 (0.21%) LAN
3 1 (0.21%) VoIP
3 1 (0.21%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 154 (32.02%) Power BI
2 142 (29.52%) Data Warehouse
3 110 (22.87%) SQL Server
4 86 (17.88%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 82 (17.05%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 67 (13.93%) Big Data
7 66 (13.72%) Tableau
8 46 (9.56%) Relational Database
9 40 (8.32%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 35 (7.28%) Data Lake
11 26 (5.41%) Azure SQL Database
12 22 (4.57%) Amazon Redshift
13 21 (4.37%) BusinessObjects
13 21 (4.37%) Hadoop
14 20 (4.16%) Microsoft Analysis Services
14 20 (4.16%) Snowflake Schema
15 19 (3.95%) QlikView
16 18 (3.74%) Qlik Sense
17 13 (2.70%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
18 11 (2.29%) Apache Hive
Development Applications
1 12 (2.49%) Git (software)
2 10 (2.08%) Jenkins
3 9 (1.87%) Visual Studio
4 6 (1.25%) GitLab
5 5 (1.04%) JIRA
6 4 (0.83%) Cucumber
7 3 (0.62%) JUnit
7 3 (0.62%) NUnit
7 3 (0.62%) Oracle Forms
8 2 (0.42%) CA Release Automation
8 2 (0.42%) ER Studio
8 2 (0.42%) ERwin
8 2 (0.42%) Mockito
8 2 (0.42%) Oracle APEX
8 2 (0.42%) Selenium
8 2 (0.42%) Sonatype Nexus
8 2 (0.42%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
8 2 (0.42%) Team Foundation Server
8 2 (0.42%) TeamCity
9 1 (0.21%) Atlassian Bamboo
General
1 134 (27.86%) Finance
2 30 (6.24%) Banking
3 27 (5.61%) Legal
4 25 (5.20%) Marketing
5 10 (2.08%) Retail
6 9 (1.87%) Housing Association
7 8 (1.66%) Law
8 6 (1.25%) Public Sector
9 5 (1.04%) Games
10 4 (0.83%) Billing
10 4 (0.83%) General Ledger
11 3 (0.62%) Investment Banking
11 3 (0.62%) Social Housing
11 3 (0.62%) Telecoms
12 2 (0.42%) Manufacturing
12 2 (0.42%) Pharmaceutical
13 1 (0.21%) Advertising
13 1 (0.21%) Back Office
13 1 (0.21%) Electronics
13 1 (0.21%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 174 (36.17%) Analyst
2 123 (25.57%) Data Analyst
3 67 (13.93%) Developer
4 65 (13.51%) Data Engineer
5 41 (8.52%) Data Manager
6 39 (8.11%) Architect
7 36 (7.48%) Data Quality Analyst
8 33 (6.86%) Data Architect
9 31 (6.44%) Quality Analyst
10 30 (6.24%) Business Intelligence Developer
11 26 (5.41%) Service Analyst
12 25 (5.20%) Business Analyst
12 25 (5.20%) Consultant
13 24 (4.99%) Financial Analyst
14 21 (4.37%) Business Intelligence Analyst
15 17 (3.53%) Data Business Analyst
16 15 (3.12%) Data Consultant
16 15 (3.12%) SQL Analyst
17 12 (2.49%) Governance Analyst
17 12 (2.49%) Senior Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (3.95%) Web Services
2 15 (3.12%) .NET
2 15 (3.12%) XML
3 9 (1.87%) JSON
4 8 (1.66%) Pandas
4 8 (1.66%) REST
5 7 (1.46%) .NET Framework
5 7 (1.46%) Kafka
5 7 (1.46%) NumPy
6 5 (1.04%) LDAP
6 5 (1.04%) OAuth
6 5 (1.04%) OpenID
6 5 (1.04%) SailPoint
6 5 (1.04%) SAML
7 4 (0.83%) ASP.NET Web API
7 4 (0.83%) Node.js
7 4 (0.83%) Velocity
8 3 (0.62%) HTML
8 3 (0.62%) J2EE
8 3 (0.62%) MDX
Miscellaneous
1 131 (27.23%) Analytical Skills
2 35 (7.28%) Reference Data
3 31 (6.44%) Data Structures
3 31 (6.44%) Management Information System
4 17 (3.53%) Self-Motivation
5 16 (3.33%) Mobile App
5 16 (3.33%) Mobile Banking
5 16 (3.33%) Online Banking
6 9 (1.87%) Social Media
7 6 (1.25%) Cloud Native
7 6 (1.25%) NHS
8 4 (0.83%) Algorithms
8 4 (0.83%) Analytical Mindset
8 4 (0.83%) User Experience
9 3 (0.62%) Enterprise Software
9 3 (0.62%) Greenfield Project
9 3 (0.62%) Reinsurance
10 2 (0.42%) Freedom of Information
10 2 (0.42%) Hedge funds
10 2 (0.42%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 14 (2.91%) Unix
2 1 (0.21%) Linux
2 1 (0.21%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 212 (44.07%) Business Intelligence
2 181 (37.63%) Analytics
3 177 (36.80%) ETL
4 150 (31.19%) Data Management
5 130 (27.03%) Data Governance
6 125 (25.99%) Agile Software Development
6 125 (25.99%) Data Modelling
7 112 (23.28%) Data Analysis
8 81 (16.84%) Visualisation
9 76 (15.80%) Migration
10 66 (13.72%) Data Integration
11 63 (13.10%) Data Migration
12 59 (12.27%) Master Data Management
13 57 (11.85%) Problem-Solving
14 56 (11.64%) Data Architecture
15 54 (11.23%) Decision-Making
16 52 (10.81%) Data Cleansing
17 51 (10.60%) Data Science
18 49 (10.19%) Data Analytics
18 49 (10.19%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 247 (51.35%) SQL
2 79 (16.42%) Python
3 53 (11.02%) T-SQL
4 42 (8.73%) R
5 26 (5.41%) Java
6 17 (3.53%) C#
7 11 (2.29%) Shell Script
8 6 (1.25%) PL/SQL
9 5 (1.04%) JavaScript
10 4 (0.83%) Julia
10 4 (0.83%) VBA
11 3 (0.62%) Apex Code
11 3 (0.62%) PowerShell
12 2 (0.42%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
12 2 (0.42%) Go
12 2 (0.42%) Perl
12 2 (0.42%) Ruby
12 2 (0.42%) Scala
12 2 (0.42%) VB.NET
13 1 (0.21%) C++
Qualifications
1 68 (14.14%) Degree
2 21 (4.37%) Security Cleared
3 16 (3.33%) SC Cleared
4 9 (1.87%) Microsoft Certification
5 4 (0.83%) Computer Science Degree
5 4 (0.83%) HND
6 2 (0.42%) ISTQB
6 2 (0.42%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 2 (0.42%) Numerate Degree
7 1 (0.21%) CBAP
7 1 (0.21%) DV Cleared
7 1 (0.21%) IIBA
7 1 (0.21%) ISEB
7 1 (0.21%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (0.21%) MBA
7 1 (0.21%) PhD
7 1 (0.21%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (4.78%) QA
2 14 (2.91%) GDPR
2 14 (2.91%) SLA
3 1 (0.21%) PMO
System Software
1 13 (2.70%) Docker
2 7 (1.46%) HDFS
3 6 (1.25%) Active Directory
4 5 (1.04%) NDS
4 5 (1.04%) NetIQ eDirectory
5 1 (0.21%) Apache ZooKeeper
5 1 (0.21%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 11 (2.29%) Kubernetes
2 7 (1.46%) Terraform
3 5 (1.04%) NetIQ Identity Manager
4 4 (0.83%) Control-M
4 4 (0.83%) Hadoop YARN
4 4 (0.83%) Oracle Identity Manager
4 4 (0.83%) Tivoli
4 4 (0.83%) Tivoli Identity Manager
5 1 (0.21%) Microsoft Intune
Vendors
1 98 (20.37%) Microsoft
2 70 (14.55%) Oracle
3 65 (13.51%) Informatica
4 42 (8.73%) SAP
5 26 (5.41%) Salesforce.com
6 25 (5.20%) IBM
7 19 (3.95%) Google
8 18 (3.74%) Talend
9 15 (3.12%) Teradata
10 9 (1.87%) Databricks
11 7 (1.46%) Cognos
12 5 (1.04%) Alteryx
12 5 (1.04%) ForgeRock
12 5 (1.04%) HubSpot
12 5 (1.04%) NetIQ
12 5 (1.04%) Novell
12 5 (1.04%) OneTrust
13 4 (0.83%) Cloudera
13 4 (0.83%) Okta
13 4 (0.83%) Ping Identity