Period
to 17 November 2017

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 17 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Data Quality
England > North West
6 months to
17 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 252 265 282
Rank change year-on-year +13 +17 -28
Permanent jobs citing Data Quality 122 105 82
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.92% 0.84% 0.63%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 7.34% 6.97% 4.80%
Number of salaries quoted 88 56 62
North West median annual salary £37,500 £41,841 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -10.38% +4.60% -
10th Percentile £27,500 £28,625 £23,500
90th Percentile £70,000 £63,500 £48,625
England median annual salary £52,500 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year - +5.00% -1.96%

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 1661 1506 1708
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 12.57% 12.07% 13.04%
Number of salaries quoted 1193 1164 1374
North West median annual salary £42,500 £40,250 £38,250
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.59% +5.23% -4.38%
10th Percentile £25,000 £25,000 £22,000
90th Percentile £65,200 £65,000 £60,000
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%

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 17 November 2017.

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 17 November 2017. 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 +19 68 £37,500 -11.76% 2
Cheshire -47 28 £57,500 +36.31%
Merseyside +13 16 £30,000 -14.29%
Lancashire +9 10 £32,500 - 1
Data Quality
England

For the 6 months to 17 November 2017, 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 North West region with a requirement for Data Quality.

1 52 (42.62%) Data Management
2 51 (41.80%) SQL
3 50 (40.98%) Business Intelligence
4 40 (32.79%) SQL Server
5 36 (29.51%) Microsoft
6 33 (27.05%) Data Warehouse
6 33 (27.05%) Finance
7 32 (26.23%) Data Integration
8 31 (25.41%) ETL
9 29 (23.77%) Analytical Skills
10 26 (21.31%) Data Governance
10 26 (21.31%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 25 (20.49%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 23 (18.85%) Data Modelling
12 23 (18.85%) Analytics
13 21 (17.21%) Information Management
14 20 (16.39%) Oracle
15 18 (14.75%) SAP
15 18 (14.75%) Banking
15 18 (14.75%) Technical Architecture
15 18 (14.75%) Degree
16 17 (13.93%) Agile Software Development
16 17 (13.93%) Migration
16 17 (13.93%) Master Data Management
17 16 (13.11%) Quality Management
17 16 (13.11%) T-SQL
18 15 (12.30%) SQL Server Analysis Services
19 14 (11.48%) Stakeholder Management
20 13 (10.66%) Web Services
20 13 (10.66%) Data Analysis

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 11 (9.02%) SAS
2 9 (7.38%) MS Exchange
2 9 (7.38%) SharePoint
3 4 (3.28%) OpenEdge
4 3 (2.46%) Exchange Server 2010
4 3 (2.46%) Exchange Server 2013
4 3 (2.46%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 10 (8.20%) Microsoft Excel
2 4 (3.28%) Microsoft Office
3 3 (2.46%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.82%) Spreadsheet
4 1 (0.82%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 6 (4.92%) Dynamics CRM
2 5 (4.10%) Dynamics GP
3 4 (3.28%) SAP MDM
4 1 (0.82%) Oracle ERP
4 1 (0.82%) SAP ERP
4 1 (0.82%) SAP MDG
Cloud Services
1 10 (8.20%) iPaaS
2 5 (4.10%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.82%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.82%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 5 (4.10%) SMS
2 2 (1.64%) Internet
3 1 (0.82%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 40 (32.79%) SQL Server
2 33 (27.05%) Data Warehouse
3 26 (21.31%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 25 (20.49%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 15 (12.30%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 12 (9.84%) QlikView
7 11 (9.02%) Big Data
8 10 (8.20%) Power BI
8 10 (8.20%) SAP Data Services
8 10 (8.20%) SAP HANA
9 9 (7.38%) Relational Database
10 5 (4.10%) Star Schema
11 4 (3.28%) Crystal Reports
11 4 (3.28%) DTS
11 4 (3.28%) Microsoft Analysis Services
11 4 (3.28%) NoSQL
11 4 (3.28%) Oracle BI EE
11 4 (3.28%) RDBMS
12 3 (2.46%) SQL Server 2012
13 2 (1.64%) IBM InfoSphere
Development Applications
1 8 (6.56%) Visual Studio
2 6 (4.92%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 33 (27.05%) Finance
2 18 (14.75%) Banking
3 10 (8.20%) Retail
4 5 (4.10%) Pharmaceutical
5 4 (3.28%) Legal
6 2 (1.64%) Electronics
7 1 (0.82%) Advertising
7 1 (0.82%) Law
7 1 (0.82%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 34 (27.87%) Architect
2 31 (25.41%) Analyst
3 24 (19.67%) Developer
4 17 (13.93%) Data Analyst
5 13 (10.66%) Data Architect
5 13 (10.66%) SQL Developer
6 12 (9.84%) Database Developer
6 12 (9.84%) SQL Database Developer
7 10 (8.20%) Business Intelligence Developer
7 10 (8.20%) Integration Architect
7 10 (8.20%) SAP Architect
7 10 (8.20%) SAP Technical Architect
7 10 (8.20%) SQL Server Developer
7 10 (8.20%) Technical Architect
8 9 (7.38%) Governance Analyst
9 8 (6.56%) Business Analyst
9 8 (6.56%) SSRS Developer
10 7 (5.74%) Data Manager
11 6 (4.92%) Business Developer
12 5 (4.10%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (10.66%) Web Services
2 7 (5.74%) .NET
3 5 (4.10%) XML
4 1 (0.82%) CGI
4 1 (0.82%) HTML
4 1 (0.82%) jQuery
4 1 (0.82%) JSON
4 1 (0.82%) MDX
4 1 (0.82%) REST
4 1 (0.82%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 29 (23.77%) Analytical Skills
2 11 (9.02%) Hybrid Cloud
3 10 (8.20%) Data Structures
3 10 (8.20%) NHS
4 9 (7.38%) Management Information System
5 6 (4.92%) Social Media
6 5 (4.10%) Semantic Web
7 4 (3.28%) Renewable Energy
8 3 (2.46%) Computer Science
8 3 (2.46%) Reference Data
9 2 (1.64%) Algorithms
9 2 (1.64%) Driving Licence
9 2 (1.64%) Greenfield Project
9 2 (1.64%) Taxonomies
10 1 (0.82%) Data Protection Act
10 1 (0.82%) Freedom of Information
10 1 (0.82%) Mainframe
10 1 (0.82%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 7 (5.74%) Windows
2 5 (4.10%) Unix
3 3 (2.46%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 52 (42.62%) Data Management
2 50 (40.98%) Business Intelligence
3 32 (26.23%) Data Integration
4 31 (25.41%) ETL
5 26 (21.31%) Data Governance
6 23 (18.85%) Analytics
6 23 (18.85%) Data Modelling
7 21 (17.21%) Information Management
8 18 (14.75%) Technical Architecture
9 17 (13.93%) Agile Software Development
9 17 (13.93%) Master Data Management
9 17 (13.93%) Migration
10 16 (13.11%) Quality Management
11 14 (11.48%) Stakeholder Management
12 13 (10.66%) Data Analysis
13 12 (9.84%) Data Architecture
13 12 (9.84%) Data Migration
14 11 (9.02%) Data Cleansing
15 10 (8.20%) High Availability
15 10 (8.20%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 51 (41.80%) SQL
2 16 (13.11%) T-SQL
3 6 (4.92%) VBA
4 4 (3.28%) VB
5 2 (1.64%) ANSI SQL
5 2 (1.64%) Python
5 2 (1.64%) R
6 1 (0.82%) C#
6 1 (0.82%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
6 1 (0.82%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 18 (14.75%) Degree
2 3 (2.46%) Computer Science Degree
2 3 (2.46%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (1.64%) MCSA
3 2 (1.64%) MCSE
3 2 (1.64%) Numerate Degree
3 2 (1.64%) Security Cleared
4 1 (0.82%) CISA
4 1 (0.82%) CISM
4 1 (0.82%) CISSP
4 1 (0.82%) CRISC
4 1 (0.82%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (3.28%) GDPR
2 3 (2.46%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.82%) COBIT
3 1 (0.82%) GMP
3 1 (0.82%) ISO 31000
3 1 (0.82%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.82%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (2.46%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 4 (3.28%) Failover Clustering
1 4 (3.28%) Perfmon
Vendors
1 36 (29.51%) Microsoft
2 20 (16.39%) Oracle
3 18 (14.75%) SAP
4 10 (8.20%) Informatica
5 9 (7.38%) IBM
6 6 (4.92%) Cognizant
6 6 (4.92%) Tableau
6 6 (4.92%) Teradata
6 6 (4.92%) Trillium
7 4 (3.28%) Ab Initio
8 3 (2.46%) Cloudera
8 3 (2.46%) Cognos
8 3 (2.46%) Hortonworks
8 3 (2.46%) Remedy
9 2 (1.64%) DataFlux
9 2 (1.64%) Datanomic