Period
to 17 October 2021

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the Midlands 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 October 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Data Quality
England > Midlands
6 months to
17 Oct 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 190 162 203
Rank change year-on-year -28 +41 +65
Permanent jobs citing Data Quality 140 48 135
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the Midlands 1.33% 1.22% 1.20%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 8.18% 8.29% 7.81%
Number of salaries quoted 105 42 121
10th Percentile £31,000 £29,100 £27,000
25th Percentile £36,250 £31,438 £31,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £47,500 £42,904 £41,500
Median % change year-on-year +10.71% +3.38% -4.60%
75th Percentile £61,250 £57,500 £51,000
90th Percentile £69,500 £61,250 £65,000
England median annual salary £60,000 £60,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year - +14.29% -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 the Midlands with a requirement for quality assurance or compliance skills.

All Quality Assurance and Compliance Skills
Midlands
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for quality assurance or compliance skills 1,712 579 1,728
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the Midlands 16.31% 14.76% 15.33%
Number of salaries quoted 1,214 453 1,344
10th Percentile £27,500 £26,250 £25,500
25th Percentile £36,250 £35,250 £31,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median % change year-on-year - +5.88% -2.30%
75th Percentile £60,000 £57,500 £54,299
90th Percentile £71,250 £65,000 £66,250
England median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year - +10.00% -

Data Quality
Job Vacancy Trend in the Midlands

Job postings citing Data Quality as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in the Midlands.

Job vacancy trend for Data Quality in the Midlands

Data Quality
Salary Trend in the Midlands

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Data Quality in the Midlands.

Salary trend for Data Quality in the Midlands

Data Quality
Salary Histogram in the Midlands

Salary distribution for jobs citing Data Quality in the Midlands over the 6 months to 17 October 2021.

Salary histogram for Data Quality in the Midlands

Data Quality
Job Locations in the Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Data Quality within the Midlands region over the 6 months to 17 October 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
West Midlands -45 91 £52,500 -4.55% 20
East Midlands -49 49 £37,500 -11.76% 5
Data Quality
England

For the 6 months to 17 October 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 Midlands region with a requirement for Data Quality.

1 73 (52.14%) SQL
2 59 (42.14%) Analytics
3 53 (37.86%) Business Intelligence
4 46 (32.86%) Data Modelling
4 46 (32.86%) Social Skills
5 42 (30.00%) Data Warehouse
5 42 (30.00%) Analytical Skills
6 41 (29.29%) Microsoft
7 38 (27.14%) Data Governance
8 37 (26.43%) Data Management
9 34 (24.29%) ETL
10 33 (23.57%) Agile Software Development
11 32 (22.86%) Migration
11 32 (22.86%) Azure
12 30 (21.43%) Power Platform
12 30 (21.43%) Power BI
13 29 (20.71%) Python
14 28 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
14 28 (20.00%) Retail
15 27 (19.29%) Microsoft Excel
15 27 (19.29%) Visualisation
16 26 (18.57%) SQL Server
16 26 (18.57%) Finance
16 26 (18.57%) Data Science
17 25 (17.86%) Data Architecture
18 22 (15.71%) Tableau
18 22 (15.71%) GCP
18 22 (15.71%) Data Analysis
19 21 (15.00%) Salesforce.com
19 21 (15.00%) Master Data Management

Data Quality
Co-occurring IT Skills in the Midlands 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 3 (2.14%) Apache Spark
2 1 (0.71%) Confluence
Applications
1 27 (19.29%) Microsoft Excel
2 13 (9.29%) Microsoft Office
3 10 (7.14%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 7 (5.00%) Spreadsheet
5 3 (2.14%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 6 (4.29%) Oracle BRM
2 4 (2.86%) Salesforce.com CRM
3 2 (1.43%) Dynamics AX
3 2 (1.43%) Maximo
3 2 (1.43%) NetSuite
3 2 (1.43%) Oracle EBS
4 1 (0.71%) Oracle ERP
4 1 (0.71%) SAP HCM
4 1 (0.71%) SAP MDG
4 1 (0.71%) SAP S/4HANA
Cloud Services
1 32 (22.86%) Azure
2 30 (21.43%) Power Platform
3 22 (15.71%) GCP
4 16 (11.43%) AWS
5 6 (4.29%) GitHub
5 6 (4.29%) SaaS
6 5 (3.57%) IaaS
7 4 (2.86%) Force.com
7 4 (2.86%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
7 4 (2.86%) Salesforce Service Cloud
8 3 (2.14%) Azure Data Factory
8 3 (2.14%) PaaS
9 2 (1.43%) Collibra
9 2 (1.43%) Dynamics 365
9 2 (1.43%) Microsoft 365
9 2 (1.43%) Oracle Service Cloud
9 2 (1.43%) SuccessFactors
9 2 (1.43%) Taleo
10 1 (0.71%) Azure Synapse Analytics
10 1 (0.71%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.71%) AMQP
1 1 (0.71%) Intranet
1 1 (0.71%) iSCSI
1 1 (0.71%) NAS
1 1 (0.71%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 42 (30.00%) Data Warehouse
2 30 (21.43%) Power BI
3 26 (18.57%) SQL Server
4 22 (15.71%) Tableau
5 19 (13.57%) Metadata
6 15 (10.71%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 11 (7.86%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 10 (7.14%) Relational Database
9 9 (6.43%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 8 (5.71%) BigQuery
11 7 (5.00%) Big Data
11 7 (5.00%) MySQL
12 6 (4.29%) Data Mining
12 6 (4.29%) NoSQL
13 5 (3.57%) Data Lake
13 5 (3.57%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
13 5 (3.57%) QlikView
14 4 (2.86%) BusinessObjects
14 4 (2.86%) Oracle BI EE
15 3 (2.14%) Presto
Development Applications
1 6 (4.29%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 5 (3.57%) JIRA
3 1 (0.71%) Git (software)
3 1 (0.71%) Jenkins
3 1 (0.71%) Visual Studio
General
1 46 (32.86%) Social Skills
2 42 (30.00%) Analytical Skills
3 28 (20.00%) Retail
4 26 (18.57%) Finance
5 8 (5.71%) Influencing Skills
6 6 (4.29%) Law
6 6 (4.29%) Local Government
6 6 (4.29%) Social Housing
7 5 (3.57%) Manufacturing
7 5 (3.57%) Presentation Skills
8 4 (2.86%) Marketing
9 3 (2.14%) Automotive
10 2 (1.43%) Legal
10 2 (1.43%) Publishing
10 2 (1.43%) Telecoms
11 1 (0.71%) Aerospace
11 1 (0.71%) Documentation Skills
11 1 (0.71%) Inclusion and Diversity
11 1 (0.71%) Public Sector
Job Titles
1 44 (31.43%) Analyst
2 36 (25.71%) Data Analyst
3 25 (17.86%) Data Engineer
4 15 (10.71%) Developer
5 11 (7.86%) Architect
5 11 (7.86%) Business Intelligence Developer
6 8 (5.71%) Consultant
6 8 (5.71%) Data Consultant
7 7 (5.00%) Business Intelligence Lead
7 7 (5.00%) Data Architect
7 7 (5.00%) Data Manager
8 6 (4.29%) Azure Engineer
8 6 (4.29%) Business Intelligence Consultant
8 6 (4.29%) Enterprise Architect
8 6 (4.29%) Enterprise Data Architect
9 5 (3.57%) Data Migration Analyst
9 5 (3.57%) Data Quality Analyst
9 5 (3.57%) Quality Analyst
9 5 (3.57%) Trainee
9 5 (3.57%) Trainee Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (3.57%) MDX
2 4 (2.86%) JSON
2 4 (2.86%) XML
3 3 (2.14%) .NET
3 3 (2.14%) Dask
4 2 (1.43%) .NET Framework
4 2 (1.43%) Kafka
5 1 (0.71%) .NET Core
5 1 (0.71%) POSIX
5 1 (0.71%) REST
5 1 (0.71%) Spring
5 1 (0.71%) Spring Boot
Miscellaneous
1 20 (14.29%) Management Information System
2 8 (5.71%) Housing Association
2 8 (5.71%) Self-Motivation
3 7 (5.00%) Data Structures
4 5 (3.57%) Data Protection Act
5 3 (2.14%) Life Science
6 1 (0.71%) Analytical Mindset
6 1 (0.71%) Cloud Native
6 1 (0.71%) Driving Licence
6 1 (0.71%) Private Cloud
6 1 (0.71%) Reference Data
6 1 (0.71%) Renewable Energy
6 1 (0.71%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 8 (5.71%) Linux
2 4 (2.86%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 59 (42.14%) Analytics
2 53 (37.86%) Business Intelligence
3 46 (32.86%) Data Modelling
4 38 (27.14%) Data Governance
5 37 (26.43%) Data Management
6 34 (24.29%) ETL
7 33 (23.57%) Agile Software Development
8 32 (22.86%) Migration
9 28 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
10 27 (19.29%) Visualisation
11 26 (18.57%) Data Science
12 25 (17.86%) Data Architecture
13 22 (15.71%) Data Analysis
14 21 (15.00%) Master Data Management
15 20 (14.29%) Data Engineering
16 18 (12.86%) Data Analytics
17 17 (12.14%) Data Migration
17 17 (12.14%) Data Security
18 14 (10.00%) CRM
18 14 (10.00%) Facilities Management
Programming Languages
1 73 (52.14%) SQL
2 29 (20.71%) Python
3 17 (12.14%) T-SQL
4 8 (5.71%) R
5 7 (5.00%) Java
5 7 (5.00%) VBA
6 6 (4.29%) C#
6 6 (4.29%) C++
7 5 (3.57%) C
7 5 (3.57%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
8 4 (2.86%) PL/SQL
8 4 (2.86%) Shell Script
9 1 (0.71%) Bash Shell
9 1 (0.71%) Perl
9 1 (0.71%) PowerShell
9 1 (0.71%) Scala
Qualifications
1 18 (12.86%) Degree
2 7 (5.00%) SC Cleared
2 7 (5.00%) Security Cleared
3 6 (4.29%) BPSS Clearance
4 2 (1.43%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (10.71%) QA
2 14 (10.00%) GDPR
3 11 (7.86%) Accessibility
4 1 (0.71%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (0.71%) Docker
1 1 (0.71%) NFS
Systems Management
1 1 (0.71%) Ansible
1 1 (0.71%) Kubernetes
1 1 (0.71%) Oracle ZFS
Vendors
1 41 (29.29%) Microsoft
2 21 (15.00%) Salesforce.com
3 19 (13.57%) Oracle
4 15 (10.71%) Google
5 13 (9.29%) SAP
6 7 (5.00%) Databricks
7 6 (4.29%) Birst
8 5 (3.57%) IFS
8 5 (3.57%) Infor
8 5 (3.57%) Informatica
9 4 (2.86%) MuleSoft
9 4 (2.86%) Salesforce Marketing Cloud
10 3 (2.14%) ServiceNow
11 2 (1.43%) JD Edwards
12 1 (0.71%) Avature
12 1 (0.71%) Cognos
12 1 (0.71%) IBM