Period
to 19 January 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Merseyside 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 19 January 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Data Quality
North West > Merseyside
6 months to
19 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 63 91 70
Rank change year-on-year +28 -21 +13
Permanent jobs citing Data Quality 24 21 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Merseyside 2.63% 1.64% 1.79%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 18.18% 14.19% 9.39%
Number of salaries quoted 25 8 16
Merseyside median annual salary £30,000 £37,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -20.00% -6.25% -
10th Percentile £24,000 £31,325 £27,500
90th Percentile £48,500 £51,250 £45,000
North West median annual salary £42,500 £41,500 £41,250
% change year-on-year +2.41% +0.61% -2.94%

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 Merseyside with a requirement for quality assurance or compliance skills.

All Quality Assurance and Compliance Skills
Merseyside
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for quality assurance or compliance skills 132 148 181
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Merseyside 14.44% 11.57% 19.07%
Number of salaries quoted 103 67 109
Merseyside median annual salary £40,000 £32,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +23.08% -13.33% -6.25%
10th Percentile £26,300 £24,800 £26,000
90th Percentile £58,750 £50,500 £55,000
North West median annual salary £43,000 £40,000 £39,500
% change year-on-year +7.50% +1.27% -1.25%

Data Quality
Job Vacancy Trend in Merseyside

Job postings citing Data Quality as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Merseyside.

Job vacancy trend for Data Quality in Merseyside

Data Quality
Salary Trend in Merseyside

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Data Quality in Merseyside.

Salary trend for Data Quality in Merseyside

Data Quality
Salary Histogram in Merseyside

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Data Quality in Merseyside over the 6 months to 19 January 2018.

Salary histogram for Data Quality in Merseyside

Data Quality
Job Locations in Merseyside

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Data Quality within the Merseyside region over the 6 months to 19 January 2018. 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
Liverpool +27 22 £30,500 -18.67% 3
Bootle - 3 £30,000 -
St Helens - 1 - - 1
Data Quality
North West

For the 6 months to 19 January 2018, IT jobs citing Data Quality also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Merseyside region with a requirement for Data Quality.

1 10 (41.67%) SQL
2 9 (37.50%) Problem Management
2 9 (37.50%) Incident Management
3 8 (33.33%) Statistics
3 8 (33.33%) Remedy
3 8 (33.33%) Management Information System
3 8 (33.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 7 (29.17%) Service Management
4 7 (29.17%) Configuration Management
4 7 (29.17%) SMS
4 7 (29.17%) Business Intelligence
4 7 (29.17%) SharePoint
4 7 (29.17%) Active Directory
4 7 (29.17%) ITIL
4 7 (29.17%) Windows
4 7 (29.17%) MS Exchange
4 7 (29.17%) Skype for Business
4 7 (29.17%) Exchange Server 2010
4 7 (29.17%) Exchange Server 2013
4 7 (29.17%) Windows Server
5 6 (25.00%) Microsoft Excel
5 6 (25.00%) Data Warehouse
6 5 (20.83%) SQL Server
6 5 (20.83%) T-SQL
6 5 (20.83%) Risk Assessment
6 5 (20.83%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 5 (20.83%) Analytical Skills
6 5 (20.83%) Driving Licence
6 5 (20.83%) Security Cleared
7 4 (16.67%) SAP ERP

Data Quality
Co-occurring IT Skills in Merseyside 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 7 (29.17%) Exchange Server 2010
1 7 (29.17%) Exchange Server 2013
1 7 (29.17%) MS Exchange
1 7 (29.17%) SharePoint
1 7 (29.17%) Skype for Business
2 1 (4.17%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 6 (25.00%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (4.17%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 4 (16.67%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.17%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 7 (29.17%) SMS
2 3 (12.50%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (33.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 6 (25.00%) Data Warehouse
3 5 (20.83%) SQL Server
3 5 (20.83%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 3 (12.50%) Power BI
4 3 (12.50%) QlikView
5 2 (8.33%) Big Data
5 2 (8.33%) InterSystems Cache
5 2 (8.33%) Oracle BI EE
5 2 (8.33%) Oracle BI Publisher
5 2 (8.33%) Oracle Database 12c
6 1 (4.17%) Relational Database
6 1 (4.17%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (4.17%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 3 (12.50%) LSMW
General
1 2 (8.33%) Banking
1 2 (8.33%) Finance
2 1 (4.17%) Legal
Job Titles
1 11 (45.83%) Developer
2 5 (20.83%) Service Desk Engineer
2 5 (20.83%) SQL Developer
3 4 (16.67%) 1st/2nd Line Support
3 4 (16.67%) 2nd Line Support
3 4 (16.67%) Analyst
3 4 (16.67%) Business Intelligence Developer
3 4 (16.67%) Database Developer
3 4 (16.67%) SQL Database Developer
3 4 (16.67%) SSRS Developer
4 3 (12.50%) Service Analyst
4 3 (12.50%) Service Desk Analyst
4 3 (12.50%) Service Desk Support
4 3 (12.50%) SQL Server Developer
4 3 (12.50%) SSIS Developer
4 3 (12.50%) Support Engineer
4 3 (12.50%) T-SQL Developer
5 2 (8.33%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
5 2 (8.33%) Windows Engineer
5 2 (8.33%) Windows Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.17%) MDX
Miscellaneous
1 8 (33.33%) Management Information System
2 5 (20.83%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (20.83%) Driving Licence
3 4 (16.67%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 7 (29.17%) Windows
1 7 (29.17%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (37.50%) Incident Management
1 9 (37.50%) Problem Management
2 8 (33.33%) Statistics
3 7 (29.17%) Business Intelligence
3 7 (29.17%) Configuration Management
3 7 (29.17%) ITIL
3 7 (29.17%) Service Management
4 5 (20.83%) Risk Assessment
5 4 (16.67%) Data Reconciliation
5 4 (16.67%) ERP
6 3 (12.50%) Change Control
6 3 (12.50%) Data Analysis
6 3 (12.50%) Kimball Methodology
6 3 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
7 2 (8.33%) Agile Software Development
7 2 (8.33%) Change Management
7 2 (8.33%) Data Modelling
7 2 (8.33%) Kalman Filter
7 2 (8.33%) Logistics
7 2 (8.33%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 10 (41.67%) SQL
2 5 (20.83%) T-SQL
3 4 (16.67%) VBA
4 1 (4.17%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
Qualifications
1 5 (20.83%) Security Cleared
2 1 (4.17%) Degree
2 1 (4.17%) MCSA
2 1 (4.17%) MCSE
2 1 (4.17%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (8.33%) SLA
2 1 (4.17%) QA
System Software
1 7 (29.17%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 8 (33.33%) Remedy
2 4 (16.67%) SAP
3 3 (12.50%) Cognos
4 2 (8.33%) Microsoft
4 2 (8.33%) Oracle
5 1 (4.17%) MicroStrategy
5 1 (4.17%) Tableau
5 1 (4.17%) Trillium