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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 12 August 2022 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Data Quality
UK > England
6 months to
12 Aug 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 240 294 333
Rank change year-on-year +54 +39 +4
Permanent jobs citing Data Quality 2,302 1,228 527
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in England 1.62% 1.21% 0.90%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 9.35% 8.61% 7.01%
Number of salaries quoted 1,126 899 395
10th Percentile £36,250 £35,250 £35,428
25th Percentile £46,250 £42,500 £44,588
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £60,000 £57,500 £60,000
Median % change year-on-year +4.35% -4.17% +9.09%
75th Percentile £80,000 £77,500 £77,500
90th Percentile £96,875 £89,000 £95,000
UK median annual salary £60,000 £57,500 £57,500
% change year-on-year +4.35% - +4.55%

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 24,630 14,263 7,513
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 17.31% 14.10% 12.88%
Number of salaries quoted 12,550 9,229 5,874
10th Percentile £31,250 £31,250 £31,250
25th Percentile £41,250 £41,250 £41,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £55,000 £55,000 £54,000
Median % change year-on-year - +1.85% +8.00%
75th Percentile £75,000 £72,500 £70,188
90th Percentile £91,250 £87,500 £85,000
UK median annual salary £55,000 £53,500 £52,500
% change year-on-year +2.80% +1.90% +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 12 August 2022.

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 12 August 2022. 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
Jobs
London +37 1,308 £65,000 - 72
North of England +13 299 £57,616 +21.30% 24
South East +85 277 £60,000 - 16
Midlands -14 196 £55,000 +22.22% 36
North West +29 194 £58,611 +46.53% 15
West Midlands -3 159 £55,000 +10.00% 27
South West +56 149 £47,500 -2.64% 5
Yorkshire -54 80 £52,000 -5.45% 4
East of England -99 63 £50,000 -13.04% 2
East Midlands -33 37 £52,500 +40.00% 9
North East +4 26 £85,000 +107.32% 5
Data Quality
UK

For the 6 months to 12 August 2022, 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 1,164 (50.56%) SQL
2 975 (42.35%) Analytics
3 846 (36.75%) Data Modelling
4 826 (35.88%) Business Intelligence
5 765 (33.23%) Data Management
6 713 (30.97%) Python
7 669 (29.06%) Data Warehouse
8 658 (28.58%) Finance
9 649 (28.19%) Azure
10 639 (27.76%) Social Skills
11 623 (27.06%) Data Governance
12 621 (26.98%) Analytical Skills
13 605 (26.28%) ETL
14 582 (25.28%) Agile
15 539 (23.41%) Problem-Solving
16 520 (22.59%) Data Science
17 500 (21.72%) Degree
18 497 (21.59%) Data Engineering
19 456 (19.81%) Power Platform
20 452 (19.64%) AWS
21 450 (19.55%) Power BI
22 411 (17.85%) Data Pipeline
23 406 (17.64%) Visualisation
24 380 (16.51%) Data Integration
25 354 (15.38%) Microsoft
26 353 (15.33%) SQL Server
27 351 (15.25%) Machine Learning
28 350 (15.20%) GCP
29 336 (14.60%) Data Analysis
30 333 (14.47%) Data Analytics

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
1 181 (7.86%) Apache Spark
2 120 (5.21%) Apache Airflow
3 97 (4.21%) SAS
4 54 (2.35%) SharePoint
5 45 (1.95%) Apache
6 40 (1.74%) Confluence
7 33 (1.43%) OpenStack
8 14 (0.61%) Jupyter
9 11 (0.48%) ArcGIS
10 8 (0.35%) Oracle Spatial
11 7 (0.30%) Luigi
12 5 (0.22%) IIS
13 3 (0.13%) DataSynapse
14 2 (0.087%) Oracle SOA Suite
14 2 (0.087%) Oracle Workflow
14 2 (0.087%) Tomcat
15 1 (0.043%) Appian
15 1 (0.043%) BizTalk Server
15 1 (0.043%) CMS
15 1 (0.043%) R Markdown
Applications
1 248 (10.77%) Microsoft Excel
2 73 (3.17%) Microsoft Office
3 44 (1.91%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 38 (1.65%) MS Visio
5 28 (1.22%) Spreadsheet
6 8 (0.35%) Chatbot
6 8 (0.35%) EngageOne
6 8 (0.35%) Microsoft Project
7 2 (0.087%) SPSS
8 1 (0.043%) AutoCAD
8 1 (0.043%) Stata
Business Applications
1 30 (1.30%) Dynamics CRM
2 18 (0.78%) Dynamics NAV
3 9 (0.39%) SAP MDG
3 9 (0.39%) SAP S/4HANA
4 6 (0.26%) NetSuite
4 6 (0.26%) SAP MDM
5 5 (0.22%) Oracle ERP
5 5 (0.22%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 4 (0.17%) Avolution ABACUS
6 4 (0.17%) IBM Planning Analytics
7 3 (0.13%) Aladdin
8 2 (0.087%) Dynamics AX
8 2 (0.087%) HealthRoster
8 2 (0.087%) iTrent
8 2 (0.087%) Markit EDM
8 2 (0.087%) Maximo
8 2 (0.087%) Misys Opics
8 2 (0.087%) Oracle Assets
8 2 (0.087%) Oracle EBS
8 2 (0.087%) SystmOne
Cloud Services
1 649 (28.19%) Azure
2 456 (19.81%) Power Platform
3 452 (19.64%) AWS
4 350 (15.20%) GCP
5 234 (10.17%) Snowflake
6 102 (4.43%) Matillion
7 100 (4.34%) Azure Cosmos DB
8 96 (4.17%) Azure Data Factory
8 96 (4.17%) dbt
9 89 (3.87%) SaaS
10 79 (3.43%) Collibra
11 72 (3.13%) Serverless
12 68 (2.95%) AWS Lambda
13 60 (2.61%) Amazon S3
14 57 (2.48%) Azure DevOps
15 56 (2.43%) Azure Synapse Analytics
16 53 (2.30%) Fivetran
17 49 (2.13%) Cloud Computing
18 48 (2.09%) Amazon Kinesis
19 43 (1.87%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 13 (0.56%) Broadband
1 13 (0.56%) Ethernet
2 9 (0.39%) AMQP
3 8 (0.35%) 5G
3 8 (0.35%) SMS
4 7 (0.30%) Mobile Broadband
5 6 (0.26%) DWDM
5 6 (0.26%) GPON
5 6 (0.26%) Mobile Backhaul
6 5 (0.22%) Intranet
6 5 (0.22%) LoRaWAN
7 4 (0.17%) Internet
8 3 (0.13%) HTTP
9 2 (0.087%) Kerberos
9 2 (0.087%) Remote Desktop
9 2 (0.087%) WAN
9 2 (0.087%) Wireshark
10 1 (0.043%) LAN
10 1 (0.043%) VPN
10 1 (0.043%) WebEx
Database & Business Intelligence
1 669 (29.06%) Data Warehouse
2 450 (19.55%) Power BI
3 353 (15.33%) SQL Server
4 304 (13.21%) Data Lake
5 281 (12.21%) Big Data
6 254 (11.03%) Metadata
7 242 (10.51%) Tableau
8 195 (8.47%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 143 (6.21%) Relational Database
10 138 (5.99%) NoSQL
10 138 (5.99%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 120 (5.21%) BigQuery
12 116 (5.04%) Star Schema
13 96 (4.17%) Hadoop
14 94 (4.08%) Elasticsearch
15 93 (4.04%) Amazon Redshift
16 90 (3.91%) Data Mining
17 80 (3.48%) SQL Server Analysis Services
18 77 (3.34%) Apache Hive
19 75 (3.26%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 97 (4.21%) GitLab
1 97 (4.21%) JIRA
2 96 (4.17%) Git (software)
3 75 (3.26%) Jenkins
4 20 (0.87%) ERwin
5 17 (0.74%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 17 (0.74%) Visual Studio
6 13 (0.56%) IBM UrbanCode
7 11 (0.48%) Selenium
8 10 (0.43%) Octopus Deploy
9 9 (0.39%) Cucumber
10 7 (0.30%) Appium
10 7 (0.30%) Cypress.io
11 6 (0.26%) PowerDesigner
12 5 (0.22%) Artifactory
12 5 (0.22%) Deequ
12 5 (0.22%) Jasmine
13 4 (0.17%) kappa
13 4 (0.17%) Postman
13 4 (0.17%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 658 (28.58%) Finance
2 639 (27.76%) Social Skills
3 621 (26.98%) Analytical Skills
4 245 (10.64%) Marketing
5 165 (7.17%) Legal
6 164 (7.12%) Inclusion and Diversity
7 130 (5.65%) Banking
8 125 (5.43%) Influencing Skills
9 106 (4.60%) Advertising
10 93 (4.04%) Retail
11 89 (3.87%) Law
12 84 (3.65%) Automotive
13 68 (2.95%) Presentation Skills
14 63 (2.74%) Games
14 63 (2.74%) Organisational Skills
15 58 (2.52%) Telecoms
16 40 (1.74%) Pharmaceutical
17 39 (1.69%) Public Sector
18 26 (1.13%) Aviation
19 24 (1.04%) Documentation Skills
Job Titles
1 526 (22.85%) Data Engineer
2 517 (22.46%) Analyst
3 249 (10.82%) Data Analyst
4 226 (9.82%) Architect
5 177 (7.69%) Data Architect
6 162 (7.04%) Developer
7 144 (6.26%) Senior Data Engineer
8 133 (5.78%) Data Manager
9 96 (4.17%) Consultant
10 79 (3.43%) Senior Analyst
11 69 (3.00%) Business Intelligence Developer
11 69 (3.00%) Data Consultant
12 58 (2.52%) Business Intelligence Analyst
13 53 (2.30%) Data Quality Analyst
14 52 (2.26%) Quality Analyst
15 48 (2.09%) Software Engineer
16 46 (2.00%) Data Scientist
16 46 (2.00%) Governance Analyst
17 41 (1.78%) Administrator
17 41 (1.78%) Graduate
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 120 (5.21%) Kafka
2 101 (4.39%) REST
3 82 (3.56%) PySpark
4 56 (2.43%) .NET
5 53 (2.30%) HTML
6 52 (2.26%) JSON
7 50 (2.17%) Pandas
8 41 (1.78%) Spring
9 36 (1.56%) CSS
10 33 (1.43%) NumPy
11 32 (1.39%) TensorFlow
12 27 (1.17%) Hibernate
12 27 (1.17%) scikit-learn
13 26 (1.13%) CSS3
13 26 (1.13%) Matplotlib
14 25 (1.09%) Apache Beam
14 25 (1.09%) React
15 24 (1.04%) Node.js
16 21 (0.91%) XML
17 20 (0.87%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 310 (13.47%) Management Information System
2 195 (8.47%) Data Structures
3 177 (7.69%) Self-Motivation
4 85 (3.69%) Reference Data
5 82 (3.56%) User Experience
6 73 (3.17%) Algorithms
7 57 (2.48%) Cloud Native
8 56 (2.43%) Virtual Team
9 55 (2.39%) Credit Risk
10 48 (2.09%) Enterprise Software
11 44 (1.91%) Legacy Systems
12 39 (1.69%) NHS
13 33 (1.43%) Life Science
14 25 (1.09%) Taxonomies
15 24 (1.04%) Educational Technology
15 24 (1.04%) Mobile App
16 20 (0.87%) Cyber Defence
17 18 (0.78%) Social Media
18 17 (0.74%) Renewable Energy
19 16 (0.70%) Marketing Technology
Operating Systems
1 50 (2.17%) Linux
2 32 (1.39%) Unix
3 13 (0.56%) Windows
4 5 (0.22%) Windows Server
5 2 (0.087%) Android
6 1 (0.043%) Apple iOS
6 1 (0.043%) Mac OS
6 1 (0.043%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 975 (42.35%) Analytics
2 846 (36.75%) Data Modelling
3 826 (35.88%) Business Intelligence
4 765 (33.23%) Data Management
5 623 (27.06%) Data Governance
6 605 (26.28%) ETL
7 582 (25.28%) Agile
8 539 (23.41%) Problem-Solving
9 520 (22.59%) Data Science
10 497 (21.59%) Data Engineering
11 411 (17.85%) Data Pipeline
12 406 (17.64%) Visualisation
13 380 (16.51%) Data Integration
14 351 (15.25%) Machine Learning
15 336 (14.60%) Data Analysis
16 333 (14.47%) Data Analytics
17 320 (13.90%) Data Architecture
18 310 (13.47%) CI/CD
19 267 (11.60%) Decision-Making
20 258 (11.21%) Data Strategy
Programming Languages
1 1,164 (50.56%) SQL
2 713 (30.97%) Python
3 167 (7.25%) Java
4 133 (5.78%) T-SQL
5 109 (4.74%) Scala
6 95 (4.13%) R
7 78 (3.39%) JavaScript
8 49 (2.13%) C#
9 39 (1.69%) C
9 39 (1.69%) PowerShell
10 32 (1.39%) VBA
11 31 (1.35%) Go
12 27 (1.17%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
13 22 (0.96%) Bash
14 19 (0.83%) PL/SQL
14 19 (0.83%) Shell Script
15 18 (0.78%) C++
16 15 (0.65%) TypeScript
17 10 (0.43%) MATLAB
18 7 (0.30%) Perl
Qualifications
1 500 (21.72%) Degree
2 85 (3.69%) Computer Science Degree
3 46 (2.00%) Master's Degree
4 39 (1.69%) TOGAF Certification
5 30 (1.30%) Security Cleared
6 24 (1.04%) PhD
7 22 (0.96%) AWS Certification
8 20 (0.87%) MBA
9 19 (0.83%) SC Cleared
10 15 (0.65%) PMI Certification
11 11 (0.48%) Numerate Degree
12 10 (0.43%) PMP
13 9 (0.39%) DBS Check
14 5 (0.22%) CISM
14 5 (0.22%) ITIL Certification
14 5 (0.22%) Microsoft Certification
15 4 (0.17%) BPSS Clearance
15 4 (0.17%) ISEB
16 3 (0.13%) CRISC
16 3 (0.13%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 152 (6.60%) QA
2 141 (6.13%) GDPR
3 48 (2.09%) PMO
4 45 (1.95%) Accessibility
5 20 (0.87%) IFRS
5 20 (0.87%) IFRS 9
6 13 (0.56%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 13 (0.56%) SLA
7 11 (0.48%) GxP
8 10 (0.43%) PCI DSS
9 9 (0.39%) ISO/IEC 27001
10 7 (0.30%) MiFID
11 5 (0.22%) Actionable Recommendations
11 5 (0.22%) GRC
12 4 (0.17%) GMP
12 4 (0.17%) ITGC
13 3 (0.13%) COBIT
13 3 (0.13%) Solvency II
14 2 (0.087%) COREP
14 2 (0.087%) FINREP
System Software
1 125 (5.43%) Docker
2 12 (0.52%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.043%) Apache Flume
3 1 (0.043%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 120 (5.21%) Kubernetes
2 74 (3.21%) Terraform
3 20 (0.87%) Ansible
4 7 (0.30%) Argo
4 7 (0.30%) CA Service Virtualization
4 7 (0.30%) Control-M
4 7 (0.30%) SCCM
5 4 (0.17%) Puppet
6 3 (0.13%) Active Directory Federation Services
6 3 (0.13%) Microsoft Intune
6 3 (0.13%) Rancher
6 3 (0.13%) Single Sign-On
7 2 (0.087%) Kubeflow
8 1 (0.043%) Opscode Chef
8 1 (0.043%) Rundeck
8 1 (0.043%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 354 (15.38%) Microsoft
2 236 (10.25%) Google
3 187 (8.12%) Oracle
4 154 (6.69%) Informatica
5 128 (5.56%) Databricks
6 113 (4.91%) SAP
7 81 (3.52%) Salesforce.com
8 69 (3.00%) IBM
9 67 (2.91%) Alteryx
10 55 (2.39%) Talend
11 30 (1.30%) Splunk
12 26 (1.13%) Adobe
13 23 (1.00%) Teradata
14 21 (0.91%) Cloudera
15 20 (0.87%) TIBCO
16 19 (0.83%) Samsung
17 17 (0.74%) Zopa
18 16 (0.70%) Cadence
18 16 (0.70%) Sage
18 16 (0.70%) Trillium