Period
to 24 June 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 24 June 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Data Quality
England > North West
6 months to
24 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 270 238 271
Rank change year-on-year -32 +33 +48
Permanent jobs citing Data Quality 90 123 70
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.72% 0.95% 0.62%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 5.72% 8.60% 5.18%
Number of salaries quoted 73 89 50
North West median annual salary £40,000 £35,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +14.29% - -22.22%
10th Percentile £24,000 £27,500 £21,475
90th Percentile £77,750 £62,500 £59,625
England median annual salary £52,500 £48,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +8.25% -3.00% -4.76%

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 1,573 1,430 1,352
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 12.67% 11.08% 11.98%
Number of salaries quoted 1,210 1,053 1,095
North West median annual salary £45,000 £37,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +20.00% -6.25% +5.26%
10th Percentile £24,225 £23,250 £23,500
90th Percentile £65,000 £61,250 £65,000
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £49,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% -3.06% +8.89%

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 24 June 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 24 June 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 -8 44 £42,500 +25.00% 14
Cheshire -30 21 £38,750 -3.13% 5
Merseyside +20 20 £28,750 -14.81% 2
Cumbria - 3 £25,674 -
Lancashire 0 1 £47,500 -
Data Quality
England

For the 6 months to 24 June 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 40 (44.44%) Business Intelligence
2 34 (37.78%) SQL
3 29 (32.22%) Problem-Solving
4 26 (28.89%) Data Management
5 24 (26.67%) Agile Software Development
6 22 (24.44%) Analytical Skills
7 21 (23.33%) SQL Server
8 20 (22.22%) ITIL
8 20 (22.22%) Management Information System
8 20 (22.22%) Problem Management
9 19 (21.11%) Data Governance
10 18 (20.00%) Analytics
10 18 (20.00%) Data Architecture
10 18 (20.00%) Incident Management
10 18 (20.00%) Oracle
10 18 (20.00%) Data Strategy
11 17 (18.89%) Microsoft
11 17 (18.89%) Data Modelling
11 17 (18.89%) Data Integration
12 16 (17.78%) Service Management
13 15 (16.67%) Finance
14 14 (15.56%) Remedy
14 14 (15.56%) Data Cleansing
14 14 (15.56%) Relational Database
15 13 (14.44%) Waterfall
15 13 (14.44%) Statistics
15 13 (14.44%) Windows
15 13 (14.44%) SharePoint
15 13 (14.44%) Stakeholder Management
15 13 (14.44%) Windows Server

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 13 (14.44%) SharePoint
2 12 (13.33%) Skype for Business
3 11 (12.22%) Exchange Server 2010
3 11 (12.22%) Exchange Server 2013
3 11 (12.22%) MS Exchange
4 8 (8.89%) SAS
5 4 (4.44%) SharePoint 2013
6 3 (3.33%) Smallworld
7 2 (2.22%) Apache
7 2 (2.22%) IIS
Applications
1 8 (8.89%) Microsoft Excel
2 5 (5.56%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 3 (3.33%) Microsoft Office
4 1 (1.11%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 2 (2.22%) SAP ERP
2 1 (1.11%) FastStats
Communications & Networking
1 7 (7.78%) Internet
2 2 (2.22%) SMS
3 1 (1.11%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (23.33%) SQL Server
2 14 (15.56%) Relational Database
3 10 (11.11%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 9 (10.00%) Data Warehouse
4 9 (10.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 8 (8.89%) Oracle BI EE
6 7 (7.78%) Oracle Database
6 7 (7.78%) Oracle Database 10g
6 7 (7.78%) Power BI
6 7 (7.78%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 6 (6.67%) RDBMS
8 5 (5.56%) SQL Server 2005
9 4 (4.44%) QlikView
9 4 (4.44%) SQL Server 2008
10 3 (3.33%) Big Data
11 2 (2.22%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
11 2 (2.22%) Oracle BI Publisher
11 2 (2.22%) Oracle Database 11g
11 2 (2.22%) Oracle Database 12c
11 2 (2.22%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 2 (2.22%) Visual Studio
2 1 (1.11%) ERwin
2 1 (1.11%) LSMW
General
1 15 (16.67%) Finance
2 7 (7.78%) Banking
3 5 (5.56%) Pharmaceutical
4 4 (4.44%) Billing
5 3 (3.33%) Investment Banking
5 3 (3.33%) Law
5 3 (3.33%) Telecoms
6 2 (2.22%) Automotive
6 2 (2.22%) Legal
7 1 (1.11%) Advertising
7 1 (1.11%) Electronics
7 1 (1.11%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 31 (34.44%) Analyst
2 16 (17.78%) Architect
3 15 (16.67%) Developer
4 14 (15.56%) Data Analyst
5 10 (11.11%) Data Architect
6 8 (8.89%) Domain Architect
7 7 (7.78%) 1st/2nd Line Support
7 7 (7.78%) 2nd Line Support
7 7 (7.78%) Data Manager
7 7 (7.78%) Service Desk Engineer
8 6 (6.67%) Business Architect
8 6 (6.67%) Business Intelligence Architect
8 6 (6.67%) Business Intelligence Lead
8 6 (6.67%) Lead Architect
8 6 (6.67%) Senior Analyst
9 5 (5.56%) Business Intelligence Developer
9 5 (5.56%) Data Migration Analyst
9 5 (5.56%) Senior Analyst Programmer
9 5 (5.56%) Senior Programmer
9 5 (5.56%) Service Desk Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (11.11%) .NET
2 5 (5.56%) .NET Framework
2 5 (5.56%) ASP.NET
3 2 (2.22%) SOAP
3 2 (2.22%) Web Services
3 2 (2.22%) XML
4 1 (1.11%) SQLAlchemy
Miscellaneous
1 22 (24.44%) Analytical Skills
2 20 (22.22%) Management Information System
3 9 (10.00%) Driving Licence
3 9 (10.00%) Self-Motivation
3 9 (10.00%) Taxonomies
4 6 (6.67%) Computer Science
5 5 (5.56%) Client/Server
5 5 (5.56%) Life Science
5 5 (5.56%) LIMS
6 1 (1.11%) Data Structures
6 1 (1.11%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (1.11%) PMI
6 1 (1.11%) Reference Data
Operating Systems
1 13 (14.44%) Windows
1 13 (14.44%) Windows Server
2 3 (3.33%) Linux
3 1 (1.11%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (44.44%) Business Intelligence
2 29 (32.22%) Problem-Solving
3 26 (28.89%) Data Management
4 24 (26.67%) Agile Software Development
5 20 (22.22%) ITIL
5 20 (22.22%) Problem Management
6 19 (21.11%) Data Governance
7 18 (20.00%) Analytics
7 18 (20.00%) Data Architecture
7 18 (20.00%) Data Strategy
7 18 (20.00%) Incident Management
8 17 (18.89%) Data Integration
8 17 (18.89%) Data Modelling
9 16 (17.78%) Service Management
10 14 (15.56%) Data Cleansing
11 13 (14.44%) Stakeholder Management
11 13 (14.44%) Statistics
11 13 (14.44%) Waterfall
12 12 (13.33%) Configuration Management
12 12 (13.33%) Data Analytics
Programming Languages
1 34 (37.78%) SQL
2 9 (10.00%) C#
3 5 (5.56%) T-SQL
4 4 (4.44%) Java
5 2 (2.22%) C
5 2 (2.22%) JavaScript
5 2 (2.22%) PL/SQL
5 2 (2.22%) VB
5 2 (2.22%) VBScript
6 1 (1.11%) C++
6 1 (1.11%) Python
6 1 (1.11%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 11 (12.22%) Degree
2 10 (11.11%) Security Cleared
3 3 (3.33%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
3 3 (3.33%) SC Cleared
4 1 (1.11%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (5.56%) ISO 9001
1 5 (5.56%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (3.33%) QA
3 2 (2.22%) SLA
4 1 (1.11%) GDPR
4 1 (1.11%) PMO
System Software
1 11 (12.22%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 18 (20.00%) Oracle
2 17 (18.89%) Microsoft
3 14 (15.56%) Remedy
4 8 (8.89%) Tableau
5 7 (7.78%) Informatica
6 6 (6.67%) IBM
7 2 (2.22%) MicroStrategy
7 2 (2.22%) RedGate
7 2 (2.22%) SAP
7 2 (2.22%) Talend
8 1 (1.11%) CA