Period
to 17 September 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 17 September 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Data Quality
UK > England
6 months to
17 Sep 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 261 343 327
Rank change year-on-year +82 -16 +33
Permanent jobs citing Data Quality 1,430 410 1,341
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in England 1.34% 0.87% 1.02%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 9.15% 6.93% 7.28%
Number of salaries quoted 1,023 310 1,027
10th Percentile £35,250 £35,000 £31,500
25th Percentile £43,188 £45,000 £40,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
Median % change year-on-year +4.35% +4.55% -
75th Percentile £78,750 £75,000 £75,000
90th Percentile £93,500 £95,000 £92,500
UK median annual salary £60,000 £57,500 £54,000
% change year-on-year +4.35% +6.48% -1.82%

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 15,629 5,915 18,419
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 14.60% 12.60% 14.05%
Number of salaries quoted 10,025 4,706 13,795
10th Percentile £31,250 £31,250 £28,250
25th Percentile £41,250 £41,250 £37,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £55,000 £55,000 £50,000
Median % change year-on-year - +10.00% -
75th Percentile £72,500 £71,250 £68,750
90th Percentile £87,500 £87,500 £83,750
UK median annual salary £53,500 £55,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year -2.73% +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 17 September 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 17 September 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 +52 717 £65,000 - 88
North of England +31 203 £47,500 +5.56% 35
East of England 0 140 £57,500 -11.54% 14
Midlands -57 140 £45,000 -14.29% 16
South East -74 134 £65,000 +4.00% 19
Yorkshire -2 121 £54,500 +17.84% 18
West Midlands -53 91 £49,750 -9.55% 14
North West -48 67 £40,000 -11.11% 16
South West -61 60 £48,788 -33.85% 12
East Midlands -42 49 £37,500 -12.60% 2
North East -18 15 £41,000 +3.80% 1
Data Quality
UK

For the 6 months to 17 September 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.

1 777 (54.34%) SQL
2 535 (37.41%) Business Intelligence
3 533 (37.27%) Analytics
4 508 (35.52%) Data Management
5 477 (33.36%) Data Modelling
6 450 (31.47%) Data Governance
7 424 (29.65%) Social Skills
8 364 (25.45%) Data Warehouse
9 357 (24.97%) Agile Software Development
10 352 (24.62%) Finance
11 330 (23.08%) Power Platform
12 322 (22.52%) Power BI
13 319 (22.31%) Analytical Skills
14 317 (22.17%) ETL
15 303 (21.19%) Python
16 299 (20.91%) Degree
17 290 (20.28%) Visualisation
18 265 (18.53%) Azure
19 247 (17.27%) Microsoft
20 240 (16.78%) Migration
21 238 (16.64%) Data Analysis
22 236 (16.50%) Data Science
23 230 (16.08%) Tableau
24 228 (15.94%) Problem-Solving
25 218 (15.24%) Data Architecture
26 217 (15.17%) Microsoft Excel
27 214 (14.97%) AWS
28 212 (14.83%) SQL Server
29 182 (12.73%) Big Data
30 181 (12.66%) Master Data 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 (7.13%) Apache Spark
2 47 (3.29%) Apache Airflow
3 42 (2.94%) SAS
4 34 (2.38%) SharePoint
5 25 (1.75%) Apache
5 25 (1.75%) Oracle Workflow
6 18 (1.26%) Elasticsearch
7 12 (0.84%) Luigi
8 9 (0.63%) Confluence
9 7 (0.49%) Oracle SOA Suite
10 6 (0.42%) Jupyter
11 5 (0.35%) JBoss
12 4 (0.28%) Appian
13 2 (0.14%) Apache Synapse
13 2 (0.14%) BizTalk Server
13 2 (0.14%) Tomcat
13 2 (0.14%) WebSphere
14 1 (0.070%) Drupal
14 1 (0.070%) MTS
14 1 (0.070%) Oracle Coherence
Applications
1 217 (15.17%) Microsoft Excel
2 66 (4.62%) Microsoft Office
3 36 (2.52%) Spreadsheet
4 27 (1.89%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 18 (1.26%) MS Visio
6 5 (0.35%) Adobe Illustrator
6 5 (0.35%) Fireworks
6 5 (0.35%) Photoshop
7 4 (0.28%) Microsoft Project
7 4 (0.28%) SPSS
8 3 (0.21%) Stata
9 2 (0.14%) Oracle Smart View
9 2 (0.14%) S-PLUS
Business Applications
1 16 (1.12%) SAP ERP
2 15 (1.05%) Oracle ERP
3 14 (0.98%) IBM Planning Analytics
3 14 (0.98%) SAP MDG
3 14 (0.98%) SAP S/4HANA
4 12 (0.84%) NetSuite
5 10 (0.70%) Dynamics CRM
6 9 (0.63%) Dynamics AX
6 9 (0.63%) Oracle Applications
7 7 (0.49%) Hyperion Planning
8 5 (0.35%) Magento
8 5 (0.35%) Salesforce.com CRM
9 4 (0.28%) Oracle BRM
9 4 (0.28%) Summit
10 3 (0.21%) Oracle EBS
11 2 (0.14%) Maximo
11 2 (0.14%) Oracle General Ledger
11 2 (0.14%) SAP HCM
11 2 (0.14%) thinkFolio
11 2 (0.14%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 330 (23.08%) Power Platform
2 265 (18.53%) Azure
3 214 (14.97%) AWS
4 87 (6.08%) GCP
5 73 (5.10%) Snowflake
6 56 (3.92%) SaaS
7 51 (3.57%) Azure Data Factory
8 46 (3.22%) Collibra
9 44 (3.08%) GitHub
10 35 (2.45%) Azure Synapse Analytics
11 30 (2.10%) Serverless
12 26 (1.82%) IaaS
13 24 (1.68%) Dynamics 365
13 24 (1.68%) PaaS
14 22 (1.54%) Amazon S3
15 19 (1.33%) Microsoft 365
16 18 (1.26%) Power Automate
17 15 (1.05%) PowerApps
18 14 (0.98%) Amazon Kinesis
19 13 (0.91%) AWS Lambda
Communications & Networking
1 12 (0.84%) Intranet
2 10 (0.70%) Broadband
3 8 (0.56%) AMQP
3 8 (0.56%) DHCP
3 8 (0.56%) DNS
3 8 (0.56%) HTTPS
3 8 (0.56%) IPv4
3 8 (0.56%) IPv6
3 8 (0.56%) SMTP
3 8 (0.56%) SNMP
3 8 (0.56%) SSH
3 8 (0.56%) TCP/IP
4 7 (0.49%) Internet
5 4 (0.28%) Network Security
5 4 (0.28%) Wireless
6 2 (0.14%) DKIM
6 2 (0.14%) Firewall
6 2 (0.14%) iSCSI
6 2 (0.14%) NAS
6 2 (0.14%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 364 (25.45%) Data Warehouse
2 322 (22.52%) Power BI
3 230 (16.08%) Tableau
4 212 (14.83%) SQL Server
5 182 (12.73%) Big Data
6 152 (10.63%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 148 (10.35%) Relational Database
8 127 (8.88%) Metadata
9 110 (7.69%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 107 (7.48%) Data Lake
11 101 (7.06%) NoSQL
12 89 (6.22%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 66 (4.62%) Data Mining
14 58 (4.06%) Hadoop
15 49 (3.43%) Looker
15 49 (3.43%) MySQL
16 44 (3.08%) Amazon Redshift
17 40 (2.80%) Spotfire
18 37 (2.59%) BigQuery
19 35 (2.45%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 49 (3.43%) JIRA
2 26 (1.82%) Git (software)
3 25 (1.75%) Jenkins
4 24 (1.68%) GitLab
5 20 (1.40%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
6 14 (0.98%) ERwin
7 11 (0.77%) Subversion
8 8 (0.56%) ER Studio
8 8 (0.56%) Team Foundation Server
9 7 (0.49%) Oracle Forms
9 7 (0.49%) PowerDesigner
10 5 (0.35%) git-flow
10 5 (0.35%) Gradle
10 5 (0.35%) Toad
10 5 (0.35%) TortoiseSVN
11 4 (0.28%) RStudio
12 3 (0.21%) SonarQube
12 3 (0.21%) Visual Studio
13 2 (0.14%) Atlassian Bamboo
13 2 (0.14%) Bitbucket
General
1 424 (29.65%) Social Skills
2 352 (24.62%) Finance
3 319 (22.31%) Analytical Skills
4 103 (7.20%) Marketing
5 86 (6.01%) Retail
6 68 (4.76%) Games
7 62 (4.34%) Pharmaceutical
8 61 (4.27%) Law
9 58 (4.06%) Public Sector
10 47 (3.29%) Banking
10 47 (3.29%) Legal
11 40 (2.80%) Inclusion and Diversity
12 39 (2.73%) Advertising
13 33 (2.31%) Organisational Skills
14 32 (2.24%) Presentation Skills
15 27 (1.89%) Influencing Skills
16 14 (0.98%) Publishing
17 13 (0.91%) Humanities
18 9 (0.63%) Manufacturing
19 6 (0.42%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 358 (25.03%) Analyst
2 275 (19.23%) Data Analyst
3 181 (12.66%) Data Engineer
4 141 (9.86%) Developer
5 133 (9.30%) Data Manager
6 128 (8.95%) Architect
7 106 (7.41%) Data Architect
8 91 (6.36%) Consultant
9 61 (4.27%) Data Consultant
10 54 (3.78%) Business Intelligence Developer
11 48 (3.36%) Data Quality Analyst
11 48 (3.36%) Quality Analyst
12 45 (3.15%) Business Intelligence Analyst
13 40 (2.80%) Senior Data Engineer
14 35 (2.45%) Data Governance Consultant
14 35 (2.45%) Governance Consultant
15 33 (2.31%) Business Analyst
16 31 (2.17%) Azure Engineer
17 29 (2.03%) Product Manager
17 29 (2.03%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 88 (6.15%) Kafka
2 50 (3.50%) .NET
3 44 (3.08%) XML
4 43 (3.01%) Web Services
5 27 (1.89%) OAuth
6 24 (1.68%) LDAP
6 24 (1.68%) OpenID
6 24 (1.68%) SailPoint
6 24 (1.68%) SAML
7 19 (1.33%) Pandas
8 18 (1.26%) REST
9 17 (1.19%) .NET Framework
9 17 (1.19%) JSON
9 17 (1.19%) React
10 16 (1.12%) .NET Core
10 16 (1.12%) GraphQL
11 15 (1.05%) HTML
11 15 (1.05%) Node.js
12 12 (0.84%) MDX
12 12 (0.84%) scikit-learn
Miscellaneous
1 163 (11.40%) Management Information System
2 88 (6.15%) Life Science
3 59 (4.13%) Reference Data
4 53 (3.71%) Data Structures
5 41 (2.87%) Self-Motivation
6 40 (2.80%) NHS
7 26 (1.82%) Virtual Team
8 25 (1.75%) Algorithms
9 24 (1.68%) Enterprise Software
9 24 (1.68%) User Experience
10 21 (1.47%) Reinsurance
11 19 (1.33%) Analytical Mindset
12 18 (1.26%) Data Protection Act
13 15 (1.05%) Biotechnology
14 13 (0.91%) Data Centre
14 13 (0.91%) Taxonomies
15 10 (0.70%) Freedom of Information
15 10 (0.70%) Greenfield Project
16 9 (0.63%) Cloud Native
16 9 (0.63%) Housing Association
Operating Systems
1 24 (1.68%) Linux
2 12 (0.84%) Unix
3 5 (0.35%) Windows
4 1 (0.070%) Android
4 1 (0.070%) Apple iOS
4 1 (0.070%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (0.070%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 535 (37.41%) Business Intelligence
2 533 (37.27%) Analytics
3 508 (35.52%) Data Management
4 477 (33.36%) Data Modelling
5 450 (31.47%) Data Governance
6 357 (24.97%) Agile Software Development
7 317 (22.17%) ETL
8 290 (20.28%) Visualisation
9 240 (16.78%) Migration
10 238 (16.64%) Data Analysis
11 236 (16.50%) Data Science
12 228 (15.94%) Problem-Solving
13 218 (15.24%) Data Architecture
14 181 (12.66%) Master Data Management
15 179 (12.52%) Data Visualisation
16 158 (11.05%) Data Engineering
17 156 (10.91%) Data Integration
18 152 (10.63%) Data Pipeline
19 146 (10.21%) Decision-Making
20 145 (10.14%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 777 (54.34%) SQL
2 303 (21.19%) Python
3 131 (9.16%) Java
4 103 (7.20%) T-SQL
5 82 (5.73%) R
6 55 (3.85%) C#
7 47 (3.29%) JavaScript
8 45 (3.15%) Scala
9 42 (2.94%) PowerShell
10 33 (2.31%) VBA
11 22 (1.54%) PL/SQL
12 17 (1.19%) TypeScript
13 16 (1.12%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
14 12 (0.84%) Perl
15 11 (0.77%) C
15 11 (0.77%) C++
16 7 (0.49%) VB.NET
17 6 (0.42%) Bash Shell
17 6 (0.42%) PHP
17 6 (0.42%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 299 (20.91%) Degree
2 46 (3.22%) Numerate Degree
3 38 (2.66%) Computer Science Degree
3 38 (2.66%) Security Cleared
4 32 (2.24%) SC Cleared
5 16 (1.12%) Master's Degree
6 12 (0.84%) BPSS Clearance
7 7 (0.49%) Oracle Certification
7 7 (0.49%) PhD
8 5 (0.35%) PMP
9 3 (0.21%) BC Cleared
9 3 (0.21%) DBS Check
9 3 (0.21%) HND
9 3 (0.21%) ISEB
10 2 (0.14%) CTC Cleared
10 2 (0.14%) DV Cleared
10 2 (0.14%) ITIL Certification
10 2 (0.14%) MBA
10 2 (0.14%) Microsoft Certification
10 2 (0.14%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 118 (8.25%) GDPR
2 52 (3.64%) QA
3 17 (1.19%) Accessibility
4 10 (0.70%) HIPAA
5 9 (0.63%) PMO
6 7 (0.49%) SLA
7 6 (0.42%) CDISC
7 6 (0.42%) MiFID
8 5 (0.35%) Good Clinical Practice
9 4 (0.28%) Sarbanes-Oxley
10 3 (0.21%) AIFMD
10 3 (0.21%) EMIR
10 3 (0.21%) HL7
10 3 (0.21%) Solvency II
11 2 (0.14%) COBIT
11 2 (0.14%) GRC
11 2 (0.14%) ISO/IEC 27001
12 1 (0.070%) GMP
12 1 (0.070%) IFRS
12 1 (0.070%) IFRS 9
System Software
1 41 (2.87%) Docker
2 25 (1.75%) Active Directory
3 24 (1.68%) NDS
3 24 (1.68%) NetIQ eDirectory
4 2 (0.14%) Apache ZooKeeper
4 2 (0.14%) NFS
4 2 (0.14%) Virtual Machines
4 2 (0.14%) Virtual Servers
5 1 (0.070%) Apache Flume
5 1 (0.070%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 51 (3.57%) Kubernetes
2 24 (1.68%) NetIQ Identity Manager
3 21 (1.47%) Terraform
4 13 (0.91%) Oracle EDQ
5 8 (0.56%) Hadoop YARN
6 6 (0.42%) Ansible
7 5 (0.35%) Istio
7 5 (0.35%) Kubeflow
8 3 (0.21%) Puppet
9 2 (0.14%) Oracle ZFS
10 1 (0.070%) Oozie
Vendors
1 247 (17.27%) Microsoft
2 169 (11.82%) Oracle
3 121 (8.46%) Informatica
4 102 (7.13%) SAP
5 97 (6.78%) Salesforce.com
6 82 (5.73%) Google
7 73 (5.10%) Databricks
8 46 (3.22%) IBM
9 27 (1.89%) Talend
10 26 (1.82%) Alteryx
11 24 (1.68%) ForgeRock
11 24 (1.68%) NetIQ
12 17 (1.19%) Adobe
13 15 (1.05%) GoldenSource
13 15 (1.05%) PeopleSoft
13 15 (1.05%) StreamSets
14 14 (0.98%) Teradata
15 13 (0.91%) Saba
16 12 (0.84%) Dell
17 10 (0.70%) Remedy