Period
to 18 August 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the North West 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 18 August 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Data Quality
England > North West
6 months to
18 Aug 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 250 278 240
Rank change year-on-year +28 -38 +26
Permanent jobs citing Data Quality 77 88 142
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.73% 0.72% 1.08%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 5.07% 5.56% 9.49%
Number of salaries quoted 54 65 98
North West median annual salary £50,936 £40,000 £35,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +27.34% +12.68% +1.43%
10th Percentile £27,676 £22,247 £27,500
90th Percentile £76,250 £60,000 £67,875
England median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £50,990
% change year-on-year - +7.86% -2.88%

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 West with a requirement for quality assurance or compliance skills.

All Quality Assurance and Compliance Skills
North West
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for quality assurance or compliance skills 1,519 1,584 1,497
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 14.44% 12.99% 11.34%
Number of salaries quoted 965 1,224 1,086
North West median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% +13.33% -6.25%
10th Percentile £25,850 £24,075 £23,000
90th Percentile £71,250 £63,750 £63,750
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000

Data Quality
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

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

Job vacancy trend for Data Quality in the North West

Data Quality
Salary Trend in the North West

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

Salary trend for Data Quality in the North West

Data Quality
Salary Histogram in the North West

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Data Quality in the North West over the 6 months to 18 August 2019.

Salary histogram for Data Quality in the North West

Data Quality
Job Locations in the North West

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 West region over the 6 months to 18 August 2019. 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
Manchester -6 32 £42,500 +6.25% 9
Cheshire +32 22 £55,750 +48.67% 1
Merseyside -5 13 £52,186 +106.68% 5
Lancashire -12 10 - - 3
Data Quality
England

For the 6 months to 18 August 2019, 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 West region with a requirement for Data Quality.

1 37 (48.05%) SQL
2 28 (36.36%) Finance
3 26 (33.77%) Data Governance
4 25 (32.47%) Business Intelligence
5 23 (29.87%) Analytical Skills
6 19 (24.68%) Data Management
7 17 (22.08%) Data Warehouse
7 17 (22.08%) ETL
7 17 (22.08%) Data Architecture
8 16 (20.78%) Data Integration
9 15 (19.48%) Problem-Solving
9 15 (19.48%) Microsoft
10 14 (18.18%) Telecoms
10 14 (18.18%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 14 (18.18%) Data Modelling
10 14 (18.18%) Remediation Plan
10 14 (18.18%) Analytics
11 13 (16.88%) Line Management
11 13 (16.88%) Project Management
12 12 (15.58%) Informatica
12 12 (15.58%) CRM
12 12 (15.58%) Broadband
12 12 (15.58%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 12 (15.58%) Power BI
12 12 (15.58%) Power Platform
13 11 (14.29%) QlikView
13 11 (14.29%) SQL Server
14 10 (12.99%) Billing
14 10 (12.99%) Prototyping
14 10 (12.99%) Continuous Improvement

Data Quality
Co-occurring IT Skills in the North West 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 8 (10.39%) SAS
2 1 (1.30%) SharePoint
Applications
1 8 (10.39%) Microsoft Excel
2 5 (6.49%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 5 (6.49%) MS Visio
3 2 (2.60%) Microsoft Office
3 2 (2.60%) Spreadsheet
4 1 (1.30%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 5 (6.49%) CSG Singleview
2 2 (2.60%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (1.30%) Oracle Applications
3 1 (1.30%) Oracle Assets
3 1 (1.30%) Oracle Cash Management
3 1 (1.30%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (1.30%) Oracle EBS R12
3 1 (1.30%) Oracle E-Business Tax
3 1 (1.30%) Oracle ERP
3 1 (1.30%) Oracle Payables
3 1 (1.30%) Oracle Receivables
3 1 (1.30%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
3 1 (1.30%) SAP MDM
Cloud Services
1 12 (15.58%) Power Platform
2 6 (7.79%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (5.19%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (2.60%) Cloud Computing
4 2 (2.60%) G Suite
4 2 (2.60%) IaaS
4 2 (2.60%) PaaS
4 2 (2.60%) SaaS
5 1 (1.30%) Dynamics 365
5 1 (1.30%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 12 (15.58%) Broadband
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (22.08%) Data Warehouse
2 14 (18.18%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 12 (15.58%) Power BI
3 12 (15.58%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 11 (14.29%) QlikView
4 11 (14.29%) SQL Server
5 9 (11.69%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 7 (9.09%) Relational Database
7 6 (7.79%) Data Mining
7 6 (7.79%) Qlik Sense
8 4 (5.19%) Big Data
9 3 (3.90%) Apache Hive
9 3 (3.90%) Hadoop
9 3 (3.90%) IBM InfoSphere
9 3 (3.90%) SQL Server 2016
10 2 (2.60%) GIS
10 2 (2.60%) Microsoft Analysis Services
11 1 (1.30%) BusinessObjects
11 1 (1.30%) MS Access
11 1 (1.30%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 1 (1.30%) Visual Studio
General
1 28 (36.36%) Finance
2 14 (18.18%) Telecoms
3 10 (12.99%) Billing
4 6 (7.79%) Banking
5 5 (6.49%) Legal
6 4 (5.19%) Retail
7 1 (1.30%) Back Office
7 1 (1.30%) Electronics
7 1 (1.30%) General Ledger
7 1 (1.30%) Law
7 1 (1.30%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 20 (25.97%) Analyst
2 15 (19.48%) Data Analyst
3 14 (18.18%) Architect
4 11 (14.29%) Data Quality Analyst
4 11 (14.29%) Quality Analyst
5 8 (10.39%) Developer
6 7 (9.09%) Solutions Architect
7 6 (7.79%) Data Architect
7 6 (7.79%) Data Manager
7 6 (7.79%) SQL Developer
8 5 (6.49%) Consultant
8 5 (6.49%) Service Assurance Manager
9 4 (5.19%) Data Consultant
9 4 (5.19%) Senior Analyst
9 4 (5.19%) SQL Server Developer
10 3 (3.90%) Business Intelligence Consultant
10 3 (3.90%) Data Warehouse Consultant
10 3 (3.90%) Senior Business Intelligence Consultant
10 3 (3.90%) Senior Consultant
10 3 (3.90%) Senior Data Warehouse Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (2.60%) MDX
2 1 (1.30%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 23 (29.87%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (10.39%) Reference Data
3 7 (9.09%) Self-Motivation
4 6 (7.79%) Data Structures
5 3 (3.90%) Credit Risk
5 3 (3.90%) Smart Meter
6 2 (2.60%) Management Information System
6 2 (2.60%) Social Media
7 1 (1.30%) Analytical Mindset
7 1 (1.30%) Data Centre
7 1 (1.30%) Driving Licence
7 1 (1.30%) Smart Energy
Operating Systems
1 3 (3.90%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (33.77%) Data Governance
2 25 (32.47%) Business Intelligence
3 19 (24.68%) Data Management
4 17 (22.08%) Data Architecture
4 17 (22.08%) ETL
5 16 (20.78%) Data Integration
6 15 (19.48%) Problem-Solving
7 14 (18.18%) Analytics
7 14 (18.18%) Data Modelling
7 14 (18.18%) Remediation Plan
8 13 (16.88%) Line Management
8 13 (16.88%) Project Management
9 12 (15.58%) CRM
10 10 (12.99%) Architectural Design
10 10 (12.99%) Continuous Improvement
10 10 (12.99%) Prototyping
11 9 (11.69%) Stakeholder Management
11 9 (11.69%) TOGAF
12 8 (10.39%) Agile Software Development
12 8 (10.39%) Data Analysis
Programming Languages
1 37 (48.05%) SQL
2 9 (11.69%) Python
3 4 (5.19%) R
4 2 (2.60%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
4 2 (2.60%) Java
4 2 (2.60%) T-SQL
5 1 (1.30%) JavaScript
5 1 (1.30%) VBA
Qualifications
1 6 (7.79%) Degree
2 2 (2.60%) CTC Cleared
2 2 (2.60%) Security Cleared
3 1 (1.30%) Numerate Degree
3 1 (1.30%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (7.79%) SLA
2 5 (6.49%) GDPR
3 1 (1.30%) COBIT
3 1 (1.30%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (1.30%) PMO
3 1 (1.30%) QA
3 1 (1.30%) Sarbanes-Oxley
Systems Management
1 1 (1.30%) Oracle EDQ
Vendors
1 15 (19.48%) Microsoft
2 12 (15.58%) Informatica
3 7 (9.09%) Oracle
3 7 (9.09%) Tableau
4 6 (7.79%) Ab Initio
4 6 (7.79%) SAP
4 6 (7.79%) Talend
4 6 (7.79%) Teradata
5 5 (6.49%) CA
6 4 (5.19%) IBM
6 4 (5.19%) Salesforce.com
7 2 (2.60%) Trillium
8 1 (1.30%) MuleSoft
8 1 (1.30%) Pega
8 1 (1.30%) Siebel