Period
to 22 September 2018

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 22 September 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Data Quality
England > North West
6 months to
22 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 273 224 268
Rank change year-on-year -49 +44 +28
Permanent jobs citing Data Quality 79 140 90
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.67% 1.07% 0.75%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 4.98% 9.10% 6.25%
Number of salaries quoted 62 96 57
North West median annual salary £40,000 £36,254 £39,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.33% -7.04% -5.45%
10th Percentile £20,475 £27,500 £24,850
90th Percentile £63,750 £68,125 £63,500
England median annual salary £55,000 £52,000 £52,000
% change year-on-year +5.77% - +4.00%

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 1,585 1,538 1,440
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 13.37% 11.72% 12.08%
Number of salaries quoted 1,235 1,087 1,148
North West median annual salary £45,000 £37,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +20.00% -6.25% -
10th Percentile £25,000 £23,500 £25,000
90th Percentile £63,750 £65,000 £63,500
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 22 September 2018.

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 22 September 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
Manchester -44 35 £40,000 +9.57% 17
Merseyside +32 20 £23,000 -24.59% 2
Cheshire -4 18 £47,500 -17.39% 4
Cumbria - 5 £25,932 -
Lancashire +4 1 £47,500 +46.15%
Data Quality
England

For the 6 months to 22 September 2018, 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 35 (44.30%) Problem-Solving
2 27 (34.18%) Business Intelligence
3 25 (31.65%) SQL
3 25 (31.65%) SQL Server
3 25 (31.65%) Analytical Skills
4 24 (30.38%) Management Information System
5 21 (26.58%) Data Management
5 21 (26.58%) Microsoft
6 20 (25.32%) ITIL
6 20 (25.32%) Problem Management
7 18 (22.78%) Service Management
7 18 (22.78%) Finance
7 18 (22.78%) Incident Management
8 17 (21.52%) Data Warehouse
9 16 (20.25%) Agile Software Development
9 16 (20.25%) Statistics
10 15 (18.99%) Skype for Business
10 15 (18.99%) Windows
10 15 (18.99%) ETL
10 15 (18.99%) Configuration Management
11 14 (17.72%) Remedy
11 14 (17.72%) Active Directory
11 14 (17.72%) SharePoint
11 14 (17.72%) Windows Server
12 13 (16.46%) MS Exchange
12 13 (16.46%) .NET
12 13 (16.46%) Exchange Server 2010
12 13 (16.46%) Analytics
12 13 (16.46%) Exchange Server 2013
12 13 (16.46%) SQL Server Integration Services

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 15 (18.99%) Skype for Business
2 14 (17.72%) SharePoint
3 13 (16.46%) Exchange Server 2010
3 13 (16.46%) Exchange Server 2013
3 13 (16.46%) MS Exchange
4 9 (11.39%) SharePoint 2013
5 3 (3.80%) SAS
6 2 (2.53%) Smallworld
Applications
1 7 (8.86%) Microsoft Excel
2 5 (6.33%) Microsoft Office
3 4 (5.06%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 3 (3.80%) SPSS
5 2 (2.53%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (2.53%) FastStats
2 1 (1.27%) SAP CO
2 1 (1.27%) SAP FI
2 1 (1.27%) SAP FI/CO
2 1 (1.27%) SAP S/4HANA
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.53%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.27%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.27%) Dynamics 365
Communications & Networking
1 5 (6.33%) Internet
2 1 (1.27%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (31.65%) SQL Server
2 17 (21.52%) Data Warehouse
3 13 (16.46%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 13 (16.46%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 12 (15.19%) Relational Database
5 9 (11.39%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 6 (7.59%) Power BI
6 6 (7.59%) QlikView
6 6 (7.59%) RDBMS
6 6 (7.59%) SQL Server 2012
7 5 (6.33%) OLAP
7 5 (6.33%) Oracle Database
7 5 (6.33%) Oracle Database 10g
7 5 (6.33%) SQL Server 2005
8 4 (5.06%) Spotfire
9 3 (3.80%) Big Data
9 3 (3.80%) SQL Server 2014
9 3 (3.80%) SSDT
10 2 (2.53%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
10 2 (2.53%) OLAP Cube
Development Applications
1 3 (3.80%) Octopus Deploy
1 3 (3.80%) Team Foundation Server
1 3 (3.80%) Visual Studio
2 1 (1.27%) ERwin
General
1 18 (22.78%) Finance
2 5 (6.33%) Pharmaceutical
3 4 (5.06%) Banking
4 2 (2.53%) Automotive
4 2 (2.53%) Investment Banking
4 2 (2.53%) Law
4 2 (2.53%) Marketing
5 1 (1.27%) Back Office
5 1 (1.27%) Electronics
5 1 (1.27%) Legal
5 1 (1.27%) Retail
5 1 (1.27%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 35 (44.30%) Analyst
2 19 (24.05%) Developer
3 12 (15.19%) Data Analyst
4 10 (12.66%) Service Desk Engineer
5 9 (11.39%) Service Analyst
5 9 (11.39%) Service Desk Analyst
6 8 (10.13%) Data Manager
6 8 (10.13%) Senior Analyst
7 7 (8.86%) Business Intelligence Developer
8 6 (7.59%) Business Intelligence Analyst
9 5 (6.33%) Analyst Programmer
9 5 (6.33%) ETL Developer
9 5 (6.33%) ICT Analyst
9 5 (6.33%) ICT Engineer
9 5 (6.33%) Programmer
9 5 (6.33%) Senior Analyst Programmer
9 5 (6.33%) Senior Programmer
9 5 (6.33%) SSAS Developer
9 5 (6.33%) SSIS Developer
9 5 (6.33%) SSRS Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (16.46%) .NET
2 6 (7.59%) ASP.NET
3 5 (6.33%) .NET Framework
4 3 (3.80%) XML
5 2 (2.53%) CSS
6 1 (1.27%) ASP.NET MVC
6 1 (1.27%) HTML
6 1 (1.27%) MDX
6 1 (1.27%) SQLAlchemy
Miscellaneous
1 25 (31.65%) Analytical Skills
2 24 (30.38%) Management Information System
3 8 (10.13%) Computer Science
4 7 (8.86%) Self-Motivation
5 5 (6.33%) Client/Server
5 5 (6.33%) Driving Licence
5 5 (6.33%) Life Science
5 5 (6.33%) LIMS
6 2 (2.53%) PMI
6 2 (2.53%) Reference Data
7 1 (1.27%) CMDB
7 1 (1.27%) Data Centre
7 1 (1.27%) Data Protection Act
7 1 (1.27%) Data Structures
7 1 (1.27%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (1.27%) Freedom of Information
7 1 (1.27%) Freedom of Information Act
7 1 (1.27%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 15 (18.99%) Windows
2 14 (17.72%) Windows Server
3 1 (1.27%) Linux
3 1 (1.27%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (44.30%) Problem-Solving
2 27 (34.18%) Business Intelligence
3 21 (26.58%) Data Management
4 20 (25.32%) ITIL
4 20 (25.32%) Problem Management
5 18 (22.78%) Incident Management
5 18 (22.78%) Service Management
6 16 (20.25%) Agile Software Development
6 16 (20.25%) Statistics
7 15 (18.99%) Configuration Management
7 15 (18.99%) ETL
8 13 (16.46%) Analytics
9 12 (15.19%) Project Management
10 11 (13.92%) Data Analysis
10 11 (13.92%) Visualisation
11 9 (11.39%) Data Architecture
11 9 (11.39%) Data Modelling
11 9 (11.39%) Data Visualisation
11 9 (11.39%) Mathematics
12 8 (10.13%) Quality Management
Programming Languages
1 25 (31.65%) SQL
2 7 (8.86%) C#
3 5 (6.33%) T-SQL
4 4 (5.06%) Python
5 3 (3.80%) PowerShell
6 2 (2.53%) C
6 2 (2.53%) Java
6 2 (2.53%) R
6 2 (2.53%) VB
7 1 (1.27%) C++
7 1 (1.27%) JavaScript
7 1 (1.27%) Shell Script
7 1 (1.27%) VBA
Qualifications
1 12 (15.19%) Degree
2 8 (10.13%) Security Cleared
3 4 (5.06%) SC Cleared
4 3 (3.80%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
5 2 (2.53%) PMI Certification
6 1 (1.27%) Computer Science Degree
6 1 (1.27%) Numerate Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (7.59%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 5 (6.33%) ISO 9001
2 5 (6.33%) QA
3 1 (1.27%) PMO
3 1 (1.27%) SLA
System Software
1 14 (17.72%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (3.80%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 21 (26.58%) Microsoft
2 14 (17.72%) Remedy
3 9 (11.39%) Oracle
3 9 (11.39%) Tableau
4 2 (2.53%) Informatica
4 2 (2.53%) Talend
5 1 (1.27%) CA
5 1 (1.27%) Casewise
5 1 (1.27%) IBM
5 1 (1.27%) SAP
5 1 (1.27%) ServiceNow