Period
to 18 January 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 18 January 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Data Quality
England > North West
6 months to
18 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 264 269 265
Rank change year-on-year +5 -4 +15
Permanent jobs citing Data Quality 99 92 85
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.78% 0.75% 0.71%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 5.97% 6.12% 5.34%
Number of salaries quoted 89 60 65
North West median annual salary £42,750 £41,500 £41,250
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.01% +0.61% -2.94%
10th Percentile £27,500 £31,250 £25,000
90th Percentile £100,000 £61,250 £54,100
England median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +5.00% - -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 1,657 1,504 1,591
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 13.02% 12.19% 13.21%
Number of salaries quoted 1,229 1,179 1,279
North West median annual salary £43,000 £40,000 £39,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.50% +1.27% -1.25%
10th Percentile £25,000 £24,450 £22,500
90th Percentile £68,600 £62,500 £60,000
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £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 18 January 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 18 January 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 +19 46 £72,500 +70.59% 6
Merseyside +29 23 £30,000 -20.00% 1
Cheshire -48 23 £52,500 +54.41% 6
Lancashire - 7 £32,500 -
Data Quality
England

For the 6 months to 18 January 2018, 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 43 (43.43%) SQL
2 39 (39.39%) Business Intelligence
2 39 (39.39%) Data Management
3 30 (30.30%) Analytics
4 29 (29.29%) Data Integration
5 26 (26.26%) Finance
6 25 (25.25%) Analytical Skills
7 24 (24.24%) Microsoft
8 23 (23.23%) SQL Server
9 20 (20.20%) Oracle
9 20 (20.20%) Master Data Management
9 20 (20.20%) Data Governance
10 18 (18.18%) Data Warehouse
10 18 (18.18%) Data Strategy
11 17 (17.17%) SAP
11 17 (17.17%) Stakeholder Management
11 17 (17.17%) Data Cleansing
12 16 (16.16%) Data Modelling
13 15 (15.15%) SAS
13 15 (15.15%) ITIL
13 15 (15.15%) Oracle BI EE
14 14 (14.14%) ETL
14 14 (14.14%) Migration
14 14 (14.14%) Quality Management
15 13 (13.13%) Banking
15 13 (13.13%) Informatica
15 13 (13.13%) IBM
15 13 (13.13%) Data Migration
15 13 (13.13%) QlikView
15 13 (13.13%) SQL Server Reporting 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 (15.15%) SAS
2 12 (12.12%) MS Exchange
3 7 (7.07%) SharePoint
4 6 (6.06%) Exchange Server 2010
4 6 (6.06%) Exchange Server 2013
4 6 (6.06%) Skype for Business
5 2 (2.02%) Apache Spark
6 1 (1.01%) Apache
6 1 (1.01%) IIS
6 1 (1.01%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 10 (10.10%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (1.01%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 1 (1.01%) Spreadsheet
2 1 (1.01%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 6 (6.06%) Dynamics CRM
2 5 (5.05%) Dynamics GP
3 4 (4.04%) SAP ERP
3 4 (4.04%) SAP MDM
4 1 (1.01%) Oracle ERP
Cloud Services
1 6 (6.06%) iPaaS
2 2 (2.02%) Google Cloud Platform
3 1 (1.01%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (1.01%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (1.01%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 7 (7.07%) SMS
2 2 (2.02%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (23.23%) SQL Server
2 18 (18.18%) Data Warehouse
3 15 (15.15%) Oracle BI EE
4 13 (13.13%) QlikView
4 13 (13.13%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 10 (10.10%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 9 (9.09%) Power BI
7 8 (8.08%) Big Data
8 6 (6.06%) SAP Data Services
8 6 (6.06%) SAP HANA
9 5 (5.05%) Relational Database
10 4 (4.04%) SQL Server 2008
10 4 (4.04%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 3 (3.03%) NoSQL
11 3 (3.03%) Star Schema
12 2 (2.02%) BusinessObjects
12 2 (2.02%) Data Lake
12 2 (2.02%) InterSystems Cache
12 2 (2.02%) Oracle BI Publisher
12 2 (2.02%) Oracle Database 12c
Development Applications
1 3 (3.03%) LSMW
1 3 (3.03%) Visual Studio
2 2 (2.02%) Git (software)
2 2 (2.02%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 26 (26.26%) Finance
2 13 (13.13%) Banking
3 5 (5.05%) Pharmaceutical
4 4 (4.04%) Electronics
5 3 (3.03%) Billing
5 3 (3.03%) Legal
5 3 (3.03%) Marketing
5 3 (3.03%) Telecoms
6 2 (2.02%) Manufacturing
7 1 (1.01%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 32 (32.32%) Architect
2 20 (20.20%) Analyst
3 16 (16.16%) Developer
4 13 (13.13%) Business Architect
4 13 (13.13%) Business Intelligence Architect
4 13 (13.13%) Data Analyst
5 12 (12.12%) Data Architect
6 10 (10.10%) Lead Architect
7 9 (9.09%) Business Intelligence Lead
8 8 (8.08%) Data Manager
9 7 (7.07%) Business Intelligence Developer
9 7 (7.07%) SQL Developer
10 6 (6.06%) Governance Analyst
10 6 (6.06%) Integration Architect
10 6 (6.06%) SAP Architect
10 6 (6.06%) SAP Technical Architect
10 6 (6.06%) SSRS Developer
10 6 (6.06%) Technical Architect
11 5 (5.05%) Senior Analyst
11 5 (5.05%) SSIS Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (10.10%) Web Services
2 3 (3.03%) .NET
2 3 (3.03%) XML
3 1 (1.01%) HTML
3 1 (1.01%) MDX
3 1 (1.01%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 25 (25.25%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (10.10%) Management Information System
2 10 (10.10%) NHS
3 7 (7.07%) Hybrid Cloud
4 4 (4.04%) Driving Licence
4 4 (4.04%) Taxonomies
5 3 (3.03%) Semantic Web
6 2 (2.02%) Algorithms
6 2 (2.02%) Greenfield Project
7 1 (1.01%) BBC
7 1 (1.01%) Computer Science
7 1 (1.01%) Data Structures
7 1 (1.01%) Mainframe
7 1 (1.01%) PMI
7 1 (1.01%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 7 (7.07%) Windows
1 7 (7.07%) Windows Server
2 3 (3.03%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (39.39%) Business Intelligence
1 39 (39.39%) Data Management
2 30 (30.30%) Analytics
3 29 (29.29%) Data Integration
4 20 (20.20%) Data Governance
4 20 (20.20%) Master Data Management
5 18 (18.18%) Data Strategy
6 17 (17.17%) Data Cleansing
6 17 (17.17%) Stakeholder Management
7 16 (16.16%) Data Modelling
8 15 (15.15%) ITIL
9 14 (14.14%) ETL
9 14 (14.14%) Migration
9 14 (14.14%) Quality Management
10 13 (13.13%) Data Migration
11 12 (12.12%) Configuration Management
11 12 (12.12%) Data Architecture
11 12 (12.12%) Mentoring
12 11 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
12 11 (11.11%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 43 (43.43%) SQL
2 9 (9.09%) T-SQL
3 7 (7.07%) VBA
4 4 (4.04%) Python
5 3 (3.03%) Java
6 2 (2.02%) C#
6 2 (2.02%) JavaScript
6 2 (2.02%) R
7 1 (1.01%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
7 1 (1.01%) PL/SQL
7 1 (1.01%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 11 (11.11%) Degree
2 4 (4.04%) Security Cleared
3 2 (2.02%) CISA
3 2 (2.02%) CISM
3 2 (2.02%) CISSP
3 2 (2.02%) CRISC
3 2 (2.02%) Numerate Degree
4 1 (1.01%) Computer Science Degree
4 1 (1.01%) MCSA
4 1 (1.01%) MCSE
4 1 (1.01%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (1.01%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.03%) QA
2 2 (2.02%) COBIT
2 2 (2.02%) GDPR
2 2 (2.02%) ISO 31000
2 2 (2.02%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (2.02%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (6.06%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 24 (24.24%) Microsoft
2 20 (20.20%) Oracle
3 17 (17.17%) SAP
4 13 (13.13%) IBM
4 13 (13.13%) Informatica
5 7 (7.07%) Remedy
6 6 (6.06%) Tableau
7 4 (4.04%) Teradata
8 3 (3.03%) Cognos
9 2 (2.02%) Cloudera
9 2 (2.02%) Google
9 2 (2.02%) Hortonworks
9 2 (2.02%) RedGate
10 1 (1.01%) Cognizant
10 1 (1.01%) MicroStrategy
10 1 (1.01%) Trillium