Period
to 11 April 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 11 April 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Data Quality
UK > England
6 months to
11 Apr 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 286 318 310
Rank change year-on-year +32 -8 +43
Permanent jobs citing Data Quality 791 1,019 1,471
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in England 1.07% 0.97% 1.07%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 8.91% 7.80% 7.49%
Number of salaries quoted 575 793 1,175
10th Percentile £32,500 £33,750 £31,500
25th Percentile £41,250 £42,500 £42,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £55,000 £60,607 £57,500
Median % change year-on-year -9.25% +5.40% +9.52%
75th Percentile £68,750 £82,500 £75,000
90th Percentile £81,250 £105,000 £90,000
UK median annual salary £55,000 £60,607 £57,500
% change year-on-year -9.25% +5.40% +9.52%

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 8,874 13,063 19,629
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 12.02% 12.47% 14.23%
Number of salaries quoted 6,456 10,246 14,545
10th Percentile £31,250 £29,000 £28,000
25th Percentile £41,250 £37,500 £37,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
Median % change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% -
75th Percentile £70,000 £70,000 £67,500
90th Percentile £85,000 £85,000 £82,500
UK median annual salary £52,500 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year - +5.00% -

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 11 April 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 11 April 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 +41 382 £60,000 -14.29% 61
North of England +84 158 £48,000 +9.86% 16
North West +85 83 £48,750 +1.56% 9
South East -16 81 £44,500 -31.54% 13
Midlands +22 67 £50,000 +11.11% 12
Yorkshire +23 61 £50,000 +35.22% 5
East of England +22 56 £37,500 -42.31% 4
West Midlands +42 53 £50,000 +5.26% 11
South West +7 36 £40,000 -27.27% 3
North East +17 14 £42,353 -21.28% 2
East Midlands -1 14 £42,500 -5.56% 1
Data Quality
UK

For the 6 months to 11 April 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.

1 387 (48.93%) SQL
2 347 (43.87%) Business Intelligence
3 297 (37.55%) Analytics
4 241 (30.47%) Data Governance
5 237 (29.96%) Power BI
5 237 (29.96%) Power Platform
5 237 (29.96%) Data Management
6 229 (28.95%) Finance
7 222 (28.07%) Data Warehouse
8 216 (27.31%) ETL
9 199 (25.16%) Data Analysis
10 196 (24.78%) Analytical Skills
11 189 (23.89%) Data Modelling
12 180 (22.76%) Agile Software Development
13 174 (22.00%) SQL Server
14 153 (19.34%) Azure
15 151 (19.09%) Microsoft
16 142 (17.95%) Visualisation
17 140 (17.70%) Python
18 129 (16.31%) Microsoft Excel
19 124 (15.68%) Tableau
20 122 (15.42%) Migration
21 115 (14.54%) AWS
21 115 (14.54%) SQL Server Integration Services
22 110 (13.91%) Data Integration
23 109 (13.78%) Data Architecture
24 108 (13.65%) SQL Server Reporting Services
25 102 (12.90%) Informatica
26 96 (12.14%) Data Science
27 94 (11.88%) Degree

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 36 (4.55%) SharePoint
2 35 (4.42%) Apache Spark
3 29 (3.67%) SAS
4 13 (1.64%) Oracle Workflow
5 11 (1.39%) Apache
6 7 (0.88%) Apache Airflow
7 6 (0.76%) Confluence
8 5 (0.63%) Apache Synapse
9 3 (0.38%) Elasticsearch
10 2 (0.25%) ArcGIS
10 2 (0.25%) BizTalk Server
11 1 (0.13%) IIS
11 1 (0.13%) JBoss
11 1 (0.13%) Jupyter
11 1 (0.13%) Luigi
11 1 (0.13%) MTS
11 1 (0.13%) SharePoint Server
11 1 (0.13%) Tomcat
11 1 (0.13%) WebSphere
Applications
1 129 (16.31%) Microsoft Excel
2 20 (2.53%) Microsoft Office
2 20 (2.53%) Spreadsheet
3 10 (1.26%) MS Visio
4 5 (0.63%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 1 (0.13%) AutoCAD
5 1 (0.13%) InfoPath
5 1 (0.13%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 12 (1.52%) Salesforce.com CRM
2 6 (0.76%) Dynamics CRM
3 4 (0.51%) Magento
3 4 (0.51%) Oracle Assets
3 4 (0.51%) Oracle General Ledger
3 4 (0.51%) Oracle Payables
3 4 (0.51%) SAP S/4HANA
4 3 (0.38%) HFM
4 3 (0.38%) Movex
4 3 (0.38%) NetSuite
4 3 (0.38%) Oracle Applications
4 3 (0.38%) Oracle ERP
4 3 (0.38%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
4 3 (0.38%) SAP CO
4 3 (0.38%) SAP ERP
4 3 (0.38%) SAP FI
4 3 (0.38%) SAP FI/CO
5 2 (0.25%) Cerner Millennium
5 2 (0.25%) Oracle EBS
6 1 (0.13%) SAP HCM
Cloud Services
1 237 (29.96%) Power Platform
2 153 (19.34%) Azure
3 115 (14.54%) AWS
4 57 (7.21%) Azure Data Factory
5 23 (2.91%) GCP
6 19 (2.40%) Serverless
7 15 (1.90%) Dynamics 365
8 10 (1.26%) AWS Lambda
8 10 (1.26%) Matillion
8 10 (1.26%) PowerApps
9 9 (1.14%) IaaS
9 9 (1.14%) Logic Apps
9 9 (1.14%) PaaS
10 8 (1.01%) Azure Functions
10 8 (1.01%) Power Automate
11 7 (0.88%) GitHub
12 6 (0.76%) Amazon S3
12 6 (0.76%) Microsoft 365
13 4 (0.51%) Cloud Computing
13 4 (0.51%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 9 (1.14%) FTP
2 2 (0.25%) AMQP
2 2 (0.25%) Internet
2 2 (0.25%) Intranet
2 2 (0.25%) SMS
2 2 (0.25%) VoIP
3 1 (0.13%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 237 (29.96%) Power BI
2 222 (28.07%) Data Warehouse
3 174 (22.00%) SQL Server
4 124 (15.68%) Tableau
5 115 (14.54%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 108 (13.65%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 81 (10.24%) Big Data
8 68 (8.60%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 53 (6.70%) Data Lake
10 50 (6.32%) Relational Database
11 40 (5.06%) Azure SQL Database
12 32 (4.05%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
13 31 (3.92%) Microsoft Analysis Services
14 24 (3.03%) NoSQL
15 23 (2.91%) BusinessObjects
15 23 (2.91%) Data Mining
15 23 (2.91%) Hadoop
16 22 (2.78%) Qlik Sense
16 22 (2.78%) Snowflake Schema
17 19 (2.40%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 21 (2.65%) Git (software)
2 15 (1.90%) GitLab
3 13 (1.64%) Team Foundation Server
4 11 (1.39%) Jenkins
5 10 (1.26%) JIRA
6 9 (1.14%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
7 5 (0.63%) Subversion
8 4 (0.51%) Visual Studio
9 3 (0.38%) Cucumber
9 3 (0.38%) Oracle Forms
10 2 (0.25%) Bitbucket
10 2 (0.25%) ER Studio
10 2 (0.25%) ERwin
10 2 (0.25%) NUnit
10 2 (0.25%) Oracle APEX
10 2 (0.25%) Selenium
10 2 (0.25%) TeamCity
11 1 (0.13%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 1 (0.13%) JUnit
11 1 (0.13%) Mockito
General
1 229 (28.95%) Finance
2 66 (8.34%) Marketing
3 36 (4.55%) Legal
4 30 (3.79%) Banking
5 26 (3.29%) Public Sector
6 16 (2.02%) Retail
7 14 (1.77%) Advertising
8 13 (1.64%) Games
9 12 (1.52%) Law
10 10 (1.26%) Telecoms
11 9 (1.14%) Manufacturing
12 8 (1.01%) Electronics
13 7 (0.88%) Housing Association
13 7 (0.88%) Pharmaceutical
14 5 (0.63%) Billing
14 5 (0.63%) Publishing
15 3 (0.38%) Automotive
15 3 (0.38%) General Ledger
16 2 (0.25%) Social Housing
17 1 (0.13%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 252 (31.86%) Analyst
2 194 (24.53%) Data Analyst
3 98 (12.39%) Developer
4 85 (10.75%) Data Engineer
5 74 (9.36%) Architect
6 64 (8.09%) Data Manager
7 61 (7.71%) Data Quality Analyst
8 58 (7.33%) Data Architect
9 47 (5.94%) Quality Analyst
10 45 (5.69%) Business Intelligence Developer
11 38 (4.80%) Service Analyst
12 34 (4.30%) Consultant
13 33 (4.17%) Financial Analyst
14 24 (3.03%) Business Intelligence Analyst
14 24 (3.03%) Data Consultant
15 22 (2.78%) Business Analyst
16 21 (2.65%) Data Governance Specialist
17 18 (2.28%) Analytics Manager
18 17 (2.15%) Senior Analyst
19 16 (2.02%) SQL Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (3.79%) .NET
2 28 (3.54%) Web Services
3 23 (2.91%) XML
4 22 (2.78%) Kafka
5 15 (1.90%) REST
6 14 (1.77%) OAuth
6 14 (1.77%) SAML
7 13 (1.64%) LDAP
7 13 (1.64%) OpenID
7 13 (1.64%) SailPoint
8 12 (1.52%) Pandas
9 10 (1.26%) Node.js
10 9 (1.14%) JSON
11 8 (1.01%) Velocity
12 7 (0.88%) PySpark
13 6 (0.76%) MDX
14 5 (0.63%) .NET Framework
14 5 (0.63%) HTML
14 5 (0.63%) NumPy
14 5 (0.63%) Spring Boot
Miscellaneous
1 196 (24.78%) Analytical Skills
2 57 (7.21%) Management Information System
3 41 (5.18%) Reference Data
4 29 (3.67%) Data Structures
5 26 (3.29%) Taxonomies
6 18 (2.28%) NHS
7 16 (2.02%) Self-Motivation
8 13 (1.64%) Mobile App
8 13 (1.64%) Mobile Banking
8 13 (1.64%) Online Banking
9 11 (1.39%) Analytical Mindset
10 9 (1.14%) User Experience
11 8 (1.01%) Cloud Native
11 8 (1.01%) Greenfield Project
12 7 (0.88%) Algorithms
12 7 (0.88%) Enterprise Software
12 7 (0.88%) LIMS
13 6 (0.76%) Data Centre
13 6 (0.76%) Life Science
13 6 (0.76%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 13 (1.64%) Unix
2 4 (0.51%) Linux
3 2 (0.25%) Windows
3 2 (0.25%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 347 (43.87%) Business Intelligence
2 297 (37.55%) Analytics
3 241 (30.47%) Data Governance
4 237 (29.96%) Data Management
5 216 (27.31%) ETL
6 199 (25.16%) Data Analysis
7 189 (23.89%) Data Modelling
8 180 (22.76%) Agile Software Development
9 142 (17.95%) Visualisation
10 122 (15.42%) Migration
11 110 (13.91%) Data Integration
12 109 (13.78%) Data Architecture
13 96 (12.14%) Data Science
14 94 (11.88%) Data Migration
15 93 (11.76%) Decision-Making
16 86 (10.87%) Problem-Solving
17 85 (10.75%) Master Data Management
18 84 (10.62%) Data Analytics
19 83 (10.49%) Stakeholder Management
20 81 (10.24%) Data Visualisation
Programming Languages
1 387 (48.93%) SQL
2 140 (17.70%) Python
3 83 (10.49%) T-SQL
4 57 (7.21%) R
5 43 (5.44%) Java
6 29 (3.67%) C#
7 19 (2.40%) JavaScript
8 13 (1.64%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
9 12 (1.52%) PL/SQL
9 12 (1.52%) Scala
9 12 (1.52%) VBA
10 9 (1.14%) VB
11 7 (0.88%) PowerShell
12 4 (0.51%) C
13 3 (0.38%) Apex Code
13 3 (0.38%) Perl
13 3 (0.38%) Ruby
14 2 (0.25%) C++
14 2 (0.25%) Go
14 2 (0.25%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 94 (11.88%) Degree
2 26 (3.29%) Security Cleared
3 22 (2.78%) SC Cleared
4 10 (1.26%) Numerate Degree
5 7 (0.88%) HND
6 6 (0.76%) Microsoft Certification
7 4 (0.51%) Computer Science Degree
8 3 (0.38%) DV Cleared
9 2 (0.25%) ISEB
9 2 (0.25%) ISTQB
9 2 (0.25%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 2 (0.25%) Master's Degree
10 1 (0.13%) BPSS Clearance
10 1 (0.13%) CBAP
10 1 (0.13%) CIMA
10 1 (0.13%) IIBA
10 1 (0.13%) MBA
10 1 (0.13%) PhD
10 1 (0.13%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 36 (4.55%) QA
2 25 (3.16%) GDPR
3 21 (2.65%) SLA
4 3 (0.38%) ISO 9001
5 2 (0.25%) ISO 14001
5 2 (0.25%) ISO 20022
5 2 (0.25%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 1 (0.13%) Actionable Recommendations
6 1 (0.13%) GxP
6 1 (0.13%) HL7
6 1 (0.13%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 1 (0.13%) Solvency II
System Software
1 27 (3.41%) Docker
2 15 (1.90%) Active Directory
3 13 (1.64%) NDS
3 13 (1.64%) NetIQ eDirectory
4 4 (0.51%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 26 (3.29%) Kubernetes
2 13 (1.64%) NetIQ Identity Manager
2 13 (1.64%) Terraform
3 2 (0.25%) Microsoft Intune
4 1 (0.13%) Ansible
4 1 (0.13%) Hadoop YARN
4 1 (0.13%) Oracle Identity Manager
4 1 (0.13%) Single Sign-On
4 1 (0.13%) Tivoli
4 1 (0.13%) Tivoli Identity Manager
Vendors
1 151 (19.09%) Microsoft
2 102 (12.90%) Informatica
3 92 (11.63%) Oracle
4 70 (8.85%) SAP
5 46 (5.82%) Salesforce.com
6 30 (3.79%) IBM
7 19 (2.40%) Databricks
8 18 (2.28%) Google
9 15 (1.90%) Teradata
10 13 (1.64%) ForgeRock
10 13 (1.64%) NetIQ
11 11 (1.39%) Talend
12 10 (1.26%) HubSpot
13 9 (1.14%) Cognos
14 8 (1.01%) Cloudera
15 6 (0.76%) ServiceNow
16 5 (0.63%) Ab Initio
16 5 (0.63%) Alteryx
16 5 (0.63%) JD Edwards
16 5 (0.63%) OneTrust