Period
to 1 October 2020

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 1 October 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Data Quality
UK > England
6 months to
1 Oct 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 342 304 348
Rank change year-on-year -38 +44 +12
Permanent jobs citing Data Quality 375 1,364 1,448
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in England 0.85% 1.05% 0.94%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 7.14% 7.83% 7.09%
Number of salaries quoted 308 1,064 1,097
Median annual salary £57,500 £52,750 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +9.00% -4.09% +4.76%
10th Percentile £32,250 £31,500 £30,500
90th Percentile £92,875 £92,500 £87,500
UK median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year +4.76% -4.55% +5.77%

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 5,252 17,421 20,436
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 11.90% 13.45% 13.24%
Number of salaries quoted 4,137 12,998 15,599
Median annual salary £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.00% - -
10th Percentile £31,250 £28,000 £28,750
90th Percentile £87,500 £83,750 £80,000
UK median annual salary £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +10.00% - -

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 1 October 2020.

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 1 October 2020. 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 -11 179 £65,000 +4.00% 36
Midlands +73 60 £50,000 +20.48% 10
South East +55 44 £53,000 +6.00% 7
North of England +111 43 £45,000 +5.88% 7
West Midlands +63 39 £55,000 +34.15% 7
East of England +27 26 £75,000 +36.36% 3
South West +106 23 £75,000 +66.67% 3
North West +93 23 £45,000 -13.25% 2
East Midlands +67 21 £42,904 -9.68% 3
Yorkshire +105 17 £38,184 -4.54% 2
North East +27 3 £39,000 -2.93% 3
Data Quality
UK

For the 6 months to 1 October 2020, 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.

1 173 (46.13%) SQL
2 164 (43.73%) Business Intelligence
3 124 (33.07%) Finance
4 121 (32.27%) ETL
5 115 (30.67%) Data Modelling
5 115 (30.67%) Data Governance
6 113 (30.13%) Analytics
7 99 (26.40%) SQL Server
7 99 (26.40%) Analytical Skills
8 95 (25.33%) Agile Software Development
9 93 (24.80%) Data Warehouse
10 90 (24.00%) Data Management
11 88 (23.47%) Power BI
11 88 (23.47%) Power Platform
12 79 (21.07%) Microsoft
13 71 (18.93%) SQL Server Integration Services
14 69 (18.40%) Data Analysis
14 69 (18.40%) Big Data
15 65 (17.33%) Azure
15 65 (17.33%) Problem-Solving
16 62 (16.53%) Data Lake
16 62 (16.53%) Data Architecture
17 60 (16.00%) Degree
18 58 (15.47%) AWS
19 52 (13.87%) Oracle
20 47 (12.53%) Visualisation
21 45 (12.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
22 44 (11.73%) Relational Database
23 43 (11.47%) SQL Server Analysis Services
24 42 (11.20%) Data Integration

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 15 (4.00%) SAS
2 7 (1.87%) Apache Spark
2 7 (1.87%) Oracle Workflow
3 5 (1.33%) Apache
4 3 (0.80%) Apache Synapse
4 3 (0.80%) Confluence
4 3 (0.80%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 3 (0.80%) SharePoint
5 2 (0.53%) Apache Airflow
5 2 (0.53%) Skype for Business
5 2 (0.53%) Umbraco
6 1 (0.27%) Apache Pig
6 1 (0.27%) Apache Solr
6 1 (0.27%) Appian
6 1 (0.27%) CMS
6 1 (0.27%) Elasticsearch
6 1 (0.27%) Jupyter
6 1 (0.27%) Oracle HTTP Server
6 1 (0.27%) WebLogic
Applications
1 38 (10.13%) Microsoft Excel
2 10 (2.67%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 7 (1.87%) Microsoft Office
3 7 (1.87%) MS Visio
4 3 (0.80%) Spreadsheet
5 1 (0.27%) SPSS
5 1 (0.27%) Stata
Business Applications
1 10 (2.67%) Salesforce.com CRM
2 8 (2.13%) SAP MDG
3 6 (1.60%) SAP MDM
4 4 (1.07%) Social Studio
5 3 (0.80%) SAP IS-U
6 2 (0.53%) Oracle ERP
6 2 (0.53%) Teamcenter
7 1 (0.27%) Aareon QL
7 1 (0.27%) Dynamics AX
7 1 (0.27%) Oracle EBS
7 1 (0.27%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 88 (23.47%) Power Platform
2 65 (17.33%) Azure
3 58 (15.47%) AWS
4 15 (4.00%) GCP
5 9 (2.40%) Azure Data Factory
6 7 (1.87%) Salesforce Service Cloud
7 5 (1.33%) Serverless
8 4 (1.07%) Google Analytics
8 4 (1.07%) SaaS
9 3 (0.80%) Amazon Kinesis
9 3 (0.80%) Amazon S3
9 3 (0.80%) Taleo
10 2 (0.53%) Azure Functions
10 2 (0.53%) Cloud Computing
10 2 (0.53%) Logic Apps
10 2 (0.53%) Power Automate
10 2 (0.53%) PowerApps
10 2 (0.53%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
11 1 (0.27%) Azure Active Directory
11 1 (0.27%) Azure Machine Learning
Communications & Networking
1 2 (0.53%) Broadband
1 2 (0.53%) Skype
2 1 (0.27%) FTP
2 1 (0.27%) HTTP
2 1 (0.27%) LAN
2 1 (0.27%) WAN
2 1 (0.27%) WebEx
Database & Business Intelligence
1 99 (26.40%) SQL Server
2 93 (24.80%) Data Warehouse
3 88 (23.47%) Power BI
4 71 (18.93%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 69 (18.40%) Big Data
6 62 (16.53%) Data Lake
7 45 (12.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 44 (11.73%) Relational Database
9 43 (11.47%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 29 (7.73%) RDBMS
10 29 (7.73%) Snowflake Schema
11 19 (5.07%) Apache Hive
11 19 (5.07%) Hadoop
12 18 (4.80%) QlikView
13 17 (4.53%) NoSQL
14 16 (4.27%) OLTP
15 14 (3.73%) HBase
15 14 (3.73%) OLAP
16 12 (3.20%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
16 12 (3.20%) Azure SQL Database
Development Applications
1 24 (6.40%) Git (software)
2 17 (4.53%) ERwin
3 9 (2.40%) Visual Studio
4 8 (2.13%) LSMW
5 7 (1.87%) GitLab
5 7 (1.87%) PowerDesigner
6 4 (1.07%) ER Studio
6 4 (1.07%) JIRA
7 3 (0.80%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
7 3 (0.80%) Team Foundation Server
8 2 (0.53%) GDB
8 2 (0.53%) Jenkins
8 2 (0.53%) JUnit
8 2 (0.53%) Sourcetree
8 2 (0.53%) tSQLt
9 1 (0.27%) Mockito
9 1 (0.27%) NUnit
9 1 (0.27%) Oracle Forms
9 1 (0.27%) SpecFlow
9 1 (0.27%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 124 (33.07%) Finance
2 28 (7.47%) Banking
3 22 (5.87%) Legal
4 18 (4.80%) Marketing
5 15 (4.00%) Retail
6 4 (1.07%) Financial Institution
6 4 (1.07%) Investment Banking
6 4 (1.07%) Pharmaceutical
6 4 (1.07%) Public Sector
6 4 (1.07%) Telecoms
7 3 (0.80%) Back Office
8 2 (0.53%) Advertising
8 2 (0.53%) Games
8 2 (0.53%) General Ledger
8 2 (0.53%) Housing Association
8 2 (0.53%) Local Government
8 2 (0.53%) Manufacturing
8 2 (0.53%) Police
8 2 (0.53%) Retail Banking
9 1 (0.27%) Dutch Language
Job Titles
1 101 (26.93%) Analyst
2 67 (17.87%) Developer
3 53 (14.13%) Architect
4 52 (13.87%) Data Analyst
5 48 (12.80%) Data Architect
6 42 (11.20%) Data Engineer
7 27 (7.20%) Business Analyst
8 21 (5.60%) Business Intelligence Developer
9 19 (5.07%) Data Manager
10 18 (4.80%) Business Intelligence Analyst
10 18 (4.80%) Consultant
11 15 (4.00%) Data Business Analyst
11 15 (4.00%) Governance Manager
11 15 (4.00%) Senior Analyst
11 15 (4.00%) SQL Developer
12 14 (3.73%) Administrator
12 14 (3.73%) Data Governance Analyst
12 14 (3.73%) Data Governance Manager
13 13 (3.47%) Data Quality Analyst
14 11 (2.93%) Quality Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (6.93%) .NET
2 22 (5.87%) ASP.NET Web API
2 22 (5.87%) XML
3 21 (5.60%) HTML
4 20 (5.33%) CSS
5 19 (5.07%) ASP.NET
6 17 (4.53%) HTML5
7 14 (3.73%) JSON
8 13 (3.47%) ASP.NET MVC
8 13 (3.47%) Web Services
9 11 (2.93%) Kafka
10 8 (2.13%) OpenID
10 8 (2.13%) Pandas
11 7 (1.87%) FIX Protocol
11 7 (1.87%) J2EE
11 7 (1.87%) LDAP
11 7 (1.87%) OAuth
11 7 (1.87%) SailPoint
11 7 (1.87%) SAML
12 5 (1.33%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 99 (26.40%) Analytical Skills
2 32 (8.53%) Data Structures
3 28 (7.47%) Management Information System
4 24 (6.40%) Reference Data
5 11 (2.93%) Self-Motivation
6 10 (2.67%) NHS
7 7 (1.87%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 7 (1.87%) Mobile App
7 7 (1.87%) Mobile Banking
7 7 (1.87%) Online Banking
8 6 (1.60%) Social Media
9 5 (1.33%) Analytical Mindset
9 5 (1.33%) Credit Risk
10 4 (1.07%) Freedom of Information
10 4 (1.07%) Greenfield Project
10 4 (1.07%) Reinsurance
11 3 (0.80%) Public Cloud
11 3 (0.80%) Virtual Team
12 2 (0.53%) Fixed Income
12 2 (0.53%) Smart Home
Operating Systems
1 15 (4.00%) Unix
2 6 (1.60%) Solaris
3 4 (1.07%) Windows
3 4 (1.07%) Windows Server
4 2 (0.53%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 164 (43.73%) Business Intelligence
2 121 (32.27%) ETL
3 115 (30.67%) Data Governance
3 115 (30.67%) Data Modelling
4 113 (30.13%) Analytics
5 95 (25.33%) Agile Software Development
6 90 (24.00%) Data Management
7 69 (18.40%) Data Analysis
8 65 (17.33%) Problem-Solving
9 62 (16.53%) Data Architecture
10 47 (12.53%) Visualisation
11 42 (11.20%) Data Integration
11 42 (11.20%) Stakeholder Management
12 39 (10.40%) Migration
13 38 (10.13%) Data Strategy
14 37 (9.87%) Data Analytics
15 36 (9.60%) Data Lineage
15 36 (9.60%) Data Migration
16 35 (9.33%) Data Engineering
16 35 (9.33%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 173 (46.13%) SQL
2 42 (11.20%) Python
3 33 (8.80%) Java
4 29 (7.73%) T-SQL
5 18 (4.80%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
6 17 (4.53%) R
7 14 (3.73%) Shell Script
8 11 (2.93%) C#
9 6 (1.60%) ABAP
9 6 (1.60%) Scala
10 5 (1.33%) JavaScript
10 5 (1.33%) Julia
10 5 (1.33%) PowerShell
11 4 (1.07%) VB.NET
12 2 (0.53%) PL/SQL
12 2 (0.53%) VB
12 2 (0.53%) VBA
13 1 (0.27%) ActionScript
13 1 (0.27%) C++
13 1 (0.27%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 60 (16.00%) Degree
2 28 (7.47%) Security Cleared
3 21 (5.60%) SC Cleared
4 11 (2.93%) Computer Science Degree
5 10 (2.67%) Microsoft Certification
6 7 (1.87%) AWS Certification
6 7 (1.87%) Master's Degree
7 4 (1.07%) ISEB
7 4 (1.07%) MBA
8 2 (0.53%) MCSA
9 1 (0.27%) CNE
9 1 (0.27%) DV Cleared
9 1 (0.27%) IIBA
9 1 (0.27%) ITIL Certification
9 1 (0.27%) MCP
9 1 (0.27%) MCSE
9 1 (0.27%) Novell Certification
9 1 (0.27%) Numerate Degree
9 1 (0.27%) PhD
9 1 (0.27%) SAS Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (5.33%) GDPR
1 20 (5.33%) QA
2 9 (2.40%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 9 (2.40%) SLA
3 2 (0.53%) PMO
3 2 (0.53%) Solvency II
4 1 (0.27%) Basel III
4 1 (0.27%) CRD IV
4 1 (0.27%) ITGC
System Software
1 13 (3.47%) HDFS
2 8 (2.13%) Active Directory
3 7 (1.87%) NDS
3 7 (1.87%) NetIQ eDirectory
4 5 (1.33%) Apache ZooKeeper
5 2 (0.53%) Docker
6 1 (0.27%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 12 (3.20%) Hadoop YARN
2 7 (1.87%) NetIQ Identity Manager
3 6 (1.60%) Oracle Identity Manager
3 6 (1.60%) Tivoli
3 6 (1.60%) Tivoli Identity Manager
4 5 (1.33%) Control-M
5 3 (0.80%) Kubernetes
6 2 (0.53%) Oracle Identity Management
7 1 (0.27%) Oracle EDQ
7 1 (0.27%) Terraform
Vendors
1 79 (21.07%) Microsoft
2 52 (13.87%) Oracle
3 32 (8.53%) Tableau
4 26 (6.93%) Informatica
5 16 (4.27%) SAP
5 16 (4.27%) Teradata
6 15 (4.00%) Google
6 15 (4.00%) Salesforce.com
6 15 (4.00%) Talend
7 12 (3.20%) IBM
8 7 (1.87%) Ab Initio
8 7 (1.87%) Databricks
8 7 (1.87%) ForgeRock
8 7 (1.87%) NetIQ
9 6 (1.60%) Cloudera
9 6 (1.60%) Okta
9 6 (1.60%) Sun
10 5 (1.33%) Novell
11 4 (1.07%) Ping Identity
12 3 (0.80%) Cadence