Period
to 14 November 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 14 November 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Data Quality
UK > England
6 months to
14 Nov 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 288 340 350
Rank change year-on-year +52 +10 +25
Permanent jobs citing Data Quality 1,412 1,461 1,578
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 1.11% 0.96% 0.93%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 8.50% 7.15% 7.37%
Number of salaries quoted 1,110 1,123 1,160
England median annual salary £52,500 £55,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.55% +4.76% -
10th Percentile £31,500 £30,750 £31,250
90th Percentile £95,000 £89,850 £82,500
UK median annual salary £52,500 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year -4.55% +4.76% -

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 16,605 20,439 21,420
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 13.10% 13.42% 12.64%
Number of salaries quoted 12,684 15,534 16,014
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
10th Percentile £28,500 £28,549 £27,500
90th Percentile £83,750 £80,000 £77,500
UK median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000

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 14 November 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 14 November 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 +27 695 £60,000 - 65
South East +57 256 £47,500 -5.00% 32
East of England +82 147 £50,000 -23.08% 5
Midlands +74 132 £41,250 -8.33% 16
North of England 0 125 £40,000 -5.88% 29
West Midlands +50 82 £39,500 -7.06% 13
Yorkshire -6 70 £38,250 -10.00% 12
South West -11 56 £47,500 -5.00% 13
East Midlands +26 50 £45,000 - 3
North West +6 46 £42,500 +6.25% 15
North East +17 9 £39,184 +4.49% 2
Data Quality
UK

For the 6 months to 14 November 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.

1 652 (46.18%) SQL
2 527 (37.32%) Analytics
3 486 (34.42%) Business Intelligence
4 419 (29.67%) Data Management
5 410 (29.04%) Data Warehouse
6 394 (27.90%) ETL
7 351 (24.86%) Agile Software Development
8 345 (24.43%) Finance
9 340 (24.08%) Data Modelling
10 320 (22.66%) Analytical Skills
11 282 (19.97%) Data Governance
12 265 (18.77%) SQL Server
13 252 (17.85%) Microsoft
14 218 (15.44%) Power BI
14 218 (15.44%) Power Platform
15 211 (14.94%) Migration
16 210 (14.87%) Big Data
17 208 (14.73%) SQL Server Integration Services
18 206 (14.59%) Visualisation
19 205 (14.52%) Python
20 203 (14.38%) Data Integration
21 201 (14.24%) Problem-Solving
22 194 (13.74%) Microsoft Excel
23 186 (13.17%) Master Data Management
24 185 (13.10%) Azure
25 178 (12.61%) Data Architecture
26 174 (12.32%) Data Migration
27 171 (12.11%) Management Information System
28 167 (11.83%) Data Analysis
29 166 (11.76%) Project 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
1 102 (7.22%) Apache Spark
2 88 (6.23%) Smallworld
3 75 (5.31%) SAS
4 38 (2.69%) Confluence
5 30 (2.12%) Apache
6 27 (1.91%) SharePoint
7 10 (0.71%) PowerExchange
8 9 (0.64%) Elasticsearch
9 8 (0.57%) Apache Pig
10 7 (0.50%) Apache Airflow
11 5 (0.35%) IIS
12 4 (0.28%) BizTalk Server
12 4 (0.28%) Oracle SOA Suite
12 4 (0.28%) Oracle Workflow
13 3 (0.21%) Appian
14 2 (0.14%) Apache Solr
14 2 (0.14%) WebSphere
14 2 (0.14%) WebSphere Application Server
15 1 (0.071%) CMS
15 1 (0.071%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 194 (13.74%) Microsoft Excel
2 47 (3.33%) Microsoft Office
3 18 (1.27%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 12 (0.85%) MS Visio
5 4 (0.28%) Spreadsheet
6 3 (0.21%) SPSS
7 1 (0.071%) Microsoft Project
7 1 (0.071%) Notepad++
7 1 (0.071%) PTC Creo
7 1 (0.071%) Siemens NX
Business Applications
1 28 (1.98%) NetSuite
2 27 (1.91%) Dynamics CRM
3 11 (0.78%) Oracle ERP
4 6 (0.42%) Oracle EBS
4 6 (0.42%) PolarLake
5 5 (0.35%) SAP S/4HANA
6 3 (0.21%) Cognos Business Intelligence
6 3 (0.21%) FastStats
6 3 (0.21%) FastStats PeopleStage
6 3 (0.21%) Oracle Payables
6 3 (0.21%) Salesforce.com CRM
7 2 (0.14%) Oracle Applications
7 2 (0.14%) Oracle Assets
7 2 (0.14%) Oracle BPM
7 2 (0.14%) Oracle Receivables
7 2 (0.14%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
7 2 (0.14%) SAP ERP
8 1 (0.071%) Oracle E-Business Tax
8 1 (0.071%) Raiser's Edge
8 1 (0.071%) SAP MDG
Cloud Services
1 218 (15.44%) Power Platform
2 185 (13.10%) Azure
3 131 (9.28%) AWS
4 53 (3.75%) SaaS
5 40 (2.83%) PaaS
6 36 (2.55%) Dynamics 365
7 30 (2.12%) GCP
8 23 (1.63%) Azure Data Factory
9 21 (1.49%) IaaS
10 20 (1.42%) Google Analytics
11 18 (1.27%) Office 365
12 17 (1.20%) Boomi
13 16 (1.13%) Amazon EMR
13 16 (1.13%) Amazon S3
13 16 (1.13%) Cloud Computing
14 14 (0.99%) Serverless
15 11 (0.78%) iPaaS
16 10 (0.71%) Amazon ECS
16 10 (0.71%) BrowserStack
16 10 (0.71%) Datadog
Communications & Networking
1 13 (0.92%) Firewall
2 10 (0.71%) Kerberos
3 8 (0.57%) VPN
4 5 (0.35%) SMTP
5 3 (0.21%) HTTP
5 3 (0.21%) HTTPS
5 3 (0.21%) SSL
6 2 (0.14%) FTP
6 2 (0.14%) Intranet
6 2 (0.14%) LAN
6 2 (0.14%) Network Security
6 2 (0.14%) SAN
6 2 (0.14%) Skype
6 2 (0.14%) WAN
7 1 (0.071%) ATM
7 1 (0.071%) Broadband
7 1 (0.071%) FCoE
7 1 (0.071%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 410 (29.04%) Data Warehouse
2 265 (18.77%) SQL Server
3 218 (15.44%) Power BI
4 210 (14.87%) Big Data
5 208 (14.73%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 149 (10.55%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 118 (8.36%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 103 (7.29%) Hadoop
9 100 (7.08%) Relational Database
10 73 (5.17%) NoSQL
11 64 (4.53%) Data Lake
12 60 (4.25%) Apache Hive
13 59 (4.18%) QlikView
14 48 (3.40%) BusinessObjects
15 40 (2.83%) GIS
16 37 (2.62%) MongoDB
17 35 (2.48%) SQL Server 2012
18 34 (2.41%) Data Mining
19 33 (2.34%) Star Schema
20 31 (2.20%) HBase
Development Applications
1 85 (6.02%) JIRA
2 33 (2.34%) Git (software)
3 26 (1.84%) ERwin
4 23 (1.63%) Selenium
5 19 (1.35%) Jenkins
6 17 (1.20%) Team Foundation Server
7 13 (0.92%) Visual Studio
8 12 (0.85%) Cucumber
9 8 (0.57%) kappa
10 6 (0.42%) JMeter
10 6 (0.42%) Oracle Forms
10 6 (0.42%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
11 4 (0.28%) LSMW
12 3 (0.21%) Bitbucket
12 3 (0.21%) Maven
12 3 (0.21%) Visual Studio Team System
13 2 (0.14%) Appium
13 2 (0.14%) Eclipse
13 2 (0.14%) WebDriver
14 1 (0.071%) IntelliJ
General
1 345 (24.43%) Finance
2 103 (7.29%) Banking
3 85 (6.02%) Retail
4 54 (3.82%) Marketing
5 51 (3.61%) Front Office
6 29 (2.05%) Games
7 26 (1.84%) Legal
8 25 (1.77%) Public Sector
8 25 (1.77%) Telecoms
9 24 (1.70%) Back Office
10 21 (1.49%) Law
11 20 (1.42%) Manufacturing
12 18 (1.27%) General Ledger
12 18 (1.27%) Publishing
13 15 (1.06%) Advertising
14 6 (0.42%) Investment Banking
14 6 (0.42%) Private Banking
14 6 (0.42%) Retail Banking
15 4 (0.28%) Fire and Rescue
15 4 (0.28%) Housing Association
Job Titles
1 358 (25.35%) Analyst
2 231 (16.36%) Data Analyst
3 183 (12.96%) Developer
4 155 (10.98%) Architect
5 112 (7.93%) Data Manager
6 105 (7.44%) Data Architect
7 94 (6.66%) Data Engineer
8 81 (5.74%) Fibre Planner
9 79 (5.59%) Business Intelligence Developer
10 75 (5.31%) Consultant
11 63 (4.46%) Data Consultant
12 54 (3.82%) Business Analyst
13 49 (3.47%) Business Intelligence Analyst
14 46 (3.26%) SQL Analyst
15 44 (3.12%) SQL Data Analyst
16 42 (2.97%) SQL Developer
17 40 (2.83%) Quality Analyst
18 38 (2.69%) Solutions Architect
19 37 (2.62%) Data Quality Analyst
19 37 (2.62%) Data Scientist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 59 (4.18%) Web Services
2 39 (2.76%) REST
3 38 (2.69%) JSON
4 28 (1.98%) J2EE
4 28 (1.98%) Kafka
5 27 (1.91%) .NET
6 21 (1.49%) XML
7 20 (1.42%) MDX
8 16 (1.13%) HTML
9 14 (0.99%) OAuth
9 14 (0.99%) SAML
10 13 (0.92%) LAPP Stack
10 13 (0.92%) Pandas
11 11 (0.78%) Spring Boot
12 10 (0.71%) .NET Framework
12 10 (0.71%) Apache Beam
12 10 (0.71%) Redux
13 9 (0.64%) NumPy
14 8 (0.57%) Middleware
14 8 (0.57%) Oracle Streams
Miscellaneous
1 320 (22.66%) Analytical Skills
2 171 (12.11%) Management Information System
3 94 (6.66%) Driving Licence
4 75 (5.31%) Data Structures
5 65 (4.60%) Reference Data
6 43 (3.05%) Virtual Team
7 42 (2.97%) Derivative
8 40 (2.83%) Equities
8 40 (2.83%) Fixed Income
9 36 (2.55%) Self-Motivation
10 27 (1.91%) User Experience
11 25 (1.77%) Greenfield Project
12 24 (1.70%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
13 23 (1.63%) Reinsurance
14 21 (1.49%) Algorithms
14 21 (1.49%) Hedge funds
14 21 (1.49%) NHS
15 17 (1.20%) Data Centre
16 13 (0.92%) Enterprise Software
17 9 (0.64%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 56 (3.97%) Linux
2 42 (2.97%) Unix
3 13 (0.92%) Windows
4 3 (0.21%) Solaris
5 1 (0.071%) Windows 7
5 1 (0.071%) Windows Server
5 1 (0.071%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 527 (37.32%) Analytics
2 486 (34.42%) Business Intelligence
3 419 (29.67%) Data Management
4 394 (27.90%) ETL
5 351 (24.86%) Agile Software Development
6 340 (24.08%) Data Modelling
7 282 (19.97%) Data Governance
8 211 (14.94%) Migration
9 206 (14.59%) Visualisation
10 203 (14.38%) Data Integration
11 201 (14.24%) Problem-Solving
12 186 (13.17%) Master Data Management
13 178 (12.61%) Data Architecture
14 174 (12.32%) Data Migration
15 167 (11.83%) Data Analysis
16 166 (11.76%) Project Management
17 149 (10.55%) Artificial Intelligence
18 136 (9.63%) Data Analytics
18 136 (9.63%) Data Science
19 131 (9.28%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 652 (46.18%) SQL
2 205 (14.52%) Python
3 117 (8.29%) T-SQL
4 94 (6.66%) Java
5 79 (5.59%) R
6 50 (3.54%) C#
7 48 (3.40%) VBA
8 41 (2.90%) Scala
9 31 (2.20%) Bash Shell
10 30 (2.12%) PL/SQL
11 21 (1.49%) PowerShell
12 18 (1.27%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
13 17 (1.20%) JavaScript
14 14 (0.99%) Shell Script
14 14 (0.99%) VB
15 12 (0.85%) PHP
16 11 (0.78%) C
16 11 (0.78%) Ruby
17 10 (0.71%) Korn
18 9 (0.64%) HiveQL
Qualifications
1 136 (9.63%) Degree
2 61 (4.32%) Security Cleared
3 39 (2.76%) SC Cleared
4 20 (1.42%) Computer Science Degree
5 17 (1.20%) PhD
6 16 (1.13%) Master's Degree
7 15 (1.06%) ISTQB
8 13 (0.92%) Microsoft Certification
9 9 (0.64%) TOGAF Certification
10 8 (0.57%) Numerate Degree
11 6 (0.42%) MCITP
11 6 (0.42%) MCSA
11 6 (0.42%) MCSE
12 5 (0.35%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
13 4 (0.28%) CTC Cleared
13 4 (0.28%) PMI Certification
13 4 (0.28%) PMP
14 2 (0.14%) ISEB
14 2 (0.14%) ITIL Certification
14 2 (0.14%) SAP Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 99 (7.01%) QA
2 95 (6.73%) GDPR
3 21 (1.49%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 17 (1.20%) PMO
5 14 (0.99%) COBIT
6 9 (0.64%) SLA
7 8 (0.57%) NIST
8 7 (0.50%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 6 (0.42%) IFRS
9 6 (0.42%) NCSC
10 3 (0.21%) ISO 9000
11 2 (0.14%) Actionable Recommendations
11 2 (0.14%) PCI DSS
12 1 (0.071%) Basel III
12 1 (0.071%) IFRS 9
12 1 (0.071%) PSD2
System Software
1 38 (2.69%) HDFS
2 27 (1.91%) Docker
3 10 (0.71%) Apache ZooKeeper
4 9 (0.64%) Active Directory
5 7 (0.50%) Virtual Machines
6 3 (0.21%) Apache Flume
Systems Management
1 26 (1.84%) Oozie
2 21 (1.49%) Hadoop YARN
3 13 (0.92%) Kubernetes
4 10 (0.71%) Kibana
4 10 (0.71%) Marathon
4 10 (0.71%) Mesos
4 10 (0.71%) Single Sign-On
5 8 (0.57%) Ambari
5 8 (0.57%) Terraform
6 7 (0.50%) Opscode Chef
7 5 (0.35%) HP Quality Center
7 5 (0.35%) Puppet
8 3 (0.21%) Ansible
9 2 (0.14%) SCCM
9 2 (0.14%) WSUS
10 1 (0.071%) Data Guard
10 1 (0.071%) Grafana
10 1 (0.071%) Oracle EDQ
Vendors
1 252 (17.85%) Microsoft
2 151 (10.69%) Tableau
3 145 (10.27%) Informatica
4 132 (9.35%) Oracle
5 108 (7.65%) SAP
6 67 (4.75%) IBM
7 62 (4.39%) Salesforce.com
8 58 (4.11%) Google
9 34 (2.41%) Cloudera
10 33 (2.34%) Splunk
11 31 (2.20%) Hortonworks
12 29 (2.05%) Talend
13 28 (1.98%) Jitterbit
14 27 (1.91%) Bloomberg
15 24 (1.70%) HubSpot
15 24 (1.70%) MuleSoft
16 22 (1.56%) Cognos
17 19 (1.35%) Teradata
18 16 (1.13%) Databricks
19 14 (0.99%) Dell