Period
to 1 March 2021

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the North of 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 1 March 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Data Quality
England > North of England
6 months to
1 Mar 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 205 282 322
Rank change year-on-year +77 +40 -17
Permanent jobs citing Data Quality 119 111 133
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the North of England 1.10% 0.71% 0.70%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 10.34% 6.02% 4.88%
Number of salaries quoted 111 92 109
Median annual salary £50,000 £40,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +25.00% -5.88% -
10th Percentile £26,250 £29,225 £29,950
90th Percentile £67,500 £73,375 £75,250
England median annual salary £55,000 £57,500 £55,500
% change year-on-year -4.35% +3.60% +5.71%

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 North of England with a requirement for quality assurance or compliance skills.

All Quality Assurance and Compliance Skills
North of England
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for quality assurance or compliance skills 1,151 1,845 2,728
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North of England 10.62% 11.77% 14.40%
Number of salaries quoted 907 1,470 2,080
Median annual salary £45,000 £44,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.27% -2.22% +5.88%
10th Percentile £25,900 £25,750 £24,000
90th Percentile £68,750 £67,500 £66,325
England median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% -

Data Quality
Job Vacancy Trend in the North of England

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

Job vacancy trend for Data Quality in the North of England

Data Quality
Salary Trend in the North of England

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Data Quality in the North of England.

Salary trend for Data Quality in the North of England

Data Quality
Salary Histogram in the North of England

Salary distribution for jobs citing Data Quality in the North of England over the 6 months to 1 March 2021.

Salary histogram for Data Quality in the North of England

Data Quality
Job Locations in the North of 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 North of England region over the 6 months to 1 March 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
North West +103 75 £50,000 - 12
Yorkshire +8 33 £50,377 +28.87% 6
North East +12 11 £42,353 +5.42% 1
Data Quality
England

For the 6 months to 1 March 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 North of England region with a requirement for Data Quality.

1 55 (46.22%) Business Intelligence
2 54 (45.38%) SQL
3 48 (40.34%) Power BI
3 48 (40.34%) Power Platform
4 45 (37.82%) ETL
5 41 (34.45%) Analytics
6 39 (32.77%) Data Warehouse
7 34 (28.57%) Data Management
8 33 (27.73%) AWS
9 31 (26.05%) Data Modelling
10 28 (23.53%) SQL Server
10 28 (23.53%) Microsoft
10 28 (23.53%) Visualisation
11 26 (21.85%) Data Governance
11 26 (21.85%) Analytical Skills
11 26 (21.85%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 25 (21.01%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 23 (19.33%) Migration
13 23 (19.33%) Azure
14 21 (17.65%) Finance
15 18 (15.13%) Data Science
15 18 (15.13%) Microsoft Excel
16 16 (13.45%) Validation
16 16 (13.45%) Data Analysis
16 16 (13.45%) Data Lake
17 15 (12.61%) Agile Software Development
17 15 (12.61%) Python
17 15 (12.61%) Data Migration
18 14 (11.76%) Data Cleansing
18 14 (11.76%) Degree

Data Quality
Co-occurring IT Skills in the North of 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 3 (2.52%) Elasticsearch
1 3 (2.52%) SAS
2 2 (1.68%) Apache Spark
3 1 (0.84%) Apache
3 1 (0.84%) Apache Synapse
3 1 (0.84%) Confluence
3 1 (0.84%) SharePoint
Applications
1 18 (15.13%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (0.84%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 2 (1.68%) HFM
1 2 (1.68%) Oracle Applications
1 2 (1.68%) Oracle Assets
1 2 (1.68%) Oracle ERP
1 2 (1.68%) Oracle General Ledger
1 2 (1.68%) Oracle Payables
1 2 (1.68%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
2 1 (0.84%) SAP MM
2 1 (0.84%) SAP S/4HANA
Cloud Services
1 48 (40.34%) Power Platform
2 33 (27.73%) AWS
3 23 (19.33%) Azure
4 10 (8.40%) Serverless
5 9 (7.56%) AWS Lambda
6 5 (4.20%) Azure Data Factory
7 4 (3.36%) Google Sheets
8 3 (2.52%) GCP
9 1 (0.84%) Azure Functions
9 1 (0.84%) Microsoft 365
9 1 (0.84%) Oracle Service Cloud
Database & Business Intelligence
1 48 (40.34%) Power BI
2 39 (32.77%) Data Warehouse
3 28 (23.53%) SQL Server
4 26 (21.85%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 25 (21.01%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 16 (13.45%) Data Lake
7 13 (10.92%) Relational Database
8 11 (9.24%) Azure SQL Database
9 10 (8.40%) BusinessObjects
9 10 (8.40%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 9 (7.56%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
11 8 (6.72%) Amazon Redshift
12 7 (5.88%) Microsoft Analysis Services
12 7 (5.88%) Snowflake Schema
13 5 (4.20%) Big Data
13 5 (4.20%) Data Mining
13 5 (4.20%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
14 2 (1.68%) Oracle Smart View
14 2 (1.68%) Qlik Sense
14 2 (1.68%) Tableau
Development Applications
1 2 (1.68%) Oracle Forms
2 1 (0.84%) JIRA
2 1 (0.84%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 21 (17.65%) Finance
2 10 (8.40%) Marketing
3 6 (5.04%) Retail
4 3 (2.52%) Housing Association
5 2 (1.68%) General Ledger
5 2 (1.68%) Public Sector
5 2 (1.68%) Social Housing
6 1 (0.84%) Automotive
6 1 (0.84%) Law
Job Titles
1 38 (31.93%) Analyst
2 32 (26.89%) Data Analyst
3 20 (16.81%) Data Engineer
4 13 (10.92%) Data Manager
4 13 (10.92%) Developer
5 12 (10.08%) Business Intelligence Developer
6 10 (8.40%) DevOps Engineer
7 8 (6.72%) Data Governance Analyst
7 8 (6.72%) Data Governance Manager
7 8 (6.72%) Governance Manager
7 8 (6.72%) Report Analyst
8 7 (5.88%) AWS DevOps
8 7 (5.88%) AWS DevOps Engineer
8 7 (5.88%) AWS Engineer
9 6 (5.04%) Architect
9 6 (5.04%) Senior Manager
10 5 (4.20%) Data Architect
10 5 (4.20%) Data Quality Analyst
10 5 (4.20%) Quality Analyst
10 5 (4.20%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (8.40%) Node.js
2 8 (6.72%) Velocity
3 6 (5.04%) JSON
4 4 (3.36%) XML
5 2 (1.68%) Pandas
6 1 (0.84%) NumPy
6 1 (0.84%) PySpark
6 1 (0.84%) scikit-learn
Miscellaneous
1 26 (21.85%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (8.40%) Reference Data
3 7 (5.88%) Self-Motivation
4 6 (5.04%) Data Structures
5 5 (4.20%) Management Information System
6 2 (1.68%) Cloud Native
6 2 (1.68%) Data Centre
6 2 (1.68%) User Experience
6 2 (1.68%) Wiki
7 1 (0.84%) Algorithms
7 1 (0.84%) Data Protection Act
Operating Systems
1 2 (1.68%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 55 (46.22%) Business Intelligence
2 45 (37.82%) ETL
3 41 (34.45%) Analytics
4 34 (28.57%) Data Management
5 31 (26.05%) Data Modelling
6 28 (23.53%) Visualisation
7 26 (21.85%) Data Governance
8 23 (19.33%) Migration
9 18 (15.13%) Data Science
10 16 (13.45%) Data Analysis
10 16 (13.45%) Validation
11 15 (12.61%) Agile Software Development
11 15 (12.61%) Data Migration
12 14 (11.76%) Data Cleansing
13 13 (10.92%) DevOps
13 13 (10.92%) Quality Management
14 12 (10.08%) Data Analytics
15 11 (9.24%) Data Lineage
15 11 (9.24%) Software Engineering
16 10 (8.40%) Problem-Solving
Programming Languages
1 54 (45.38%) SQL
2 15 (12.61%) Python
3 12 (10.08%) T-SQL
4 10 (8.40%) JavaScript
5 3 (2.52%) C#
6 2 (1.68%) Go
6 2 (1.68%) Java
6 2 (1.68%) VB
7 1 (0.84%) PL/SQL
7 1 (0.84%) R
7 1 (0.84%) Scala
Qualifications
1 14 (11.76%) Degree
2 5 (4.20%) HND
2 5 (4.20%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (0.84%) SC Cleared
3 1 (0.84%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (5.88%) GDPR
2 1 (0.84%) Actionable Recommendations
System Software
1 11 (9.24%) Docker
Systems Management
1 11 (9.24%) Kubernetes
2 10 (8.40%) Terraform
Vendors
1 28 (23.53%) Microsoft
2 10 (8.40%) HubSpot
2 10 (8.40%) Oracle
3 7 (5.88%) Cognos
4 6 (5.04%) Salesforce.com
4 6 (5.04%) SAP
5 5 (4.20%) OneTrust
6 4 (3.36%) Google
7 2 (1.68%) Hyperion
7 2 (1.68%) Informatica
7 2 (1.68%) Teradata
8 1 (0.84%) Anaplan
8 1 (0.84%) Databricks
8 1 (0.84%) IFS
8 1 (0.84%) ServiceNow