Period
to 22 September 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 22 September 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Data Quality
England > North West
6 months to
22 Sep 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 220 266 299
Rank change year-on-year +46 +33 -41
Permanent jobs citing Data Quality 140 90 78
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 1.07% 0.75% 0.59%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 8.98% 6.25% 4.72%
Number of salaries quoted 96 57 59
North West median annual salary £36,254 £39,000 £41,250
Median salary % change year-on-year -7.04% -5.45% +3.13%
10th Percentile £27,500 £24,850 £23,550
90th Percentile £68,125 £63,500 £59,250
England median annual salary £52,000 £52,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year - +4.00% -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 1559 1440 1653
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 11.89% 12.08% 12.54%
Number of salaries quoted 1104 1148 1352
North West median annual salary £38,375 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.06% - -
10th Percentile £23,500 £25,000 £22,500
90th Percentile £65,000 £63,500 £58,750
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year - +11.11% -

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 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 22 September 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 +32 94 £36,507 -8.73% 2
Cheshire -31 28 £57,500 +35.80% 1
Lancashire +1 10 £32,500 -
Merseyside +2 8 £30,500 -12.86%
Data Quality
England

For the 6 months to 22 September 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 70 (50.00%) Data Management
2 64 (45.71%) SQL
3 61 (43.57%) Business Intelligence
4 47 (33.57%) ETL
4 47 (33.57%) SQL Server
5 46 (32.86%) Data Warehouse
6 43 (30.71%) Microsoft
7 39 (27.86%) Finance
8 34 (24.29%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 32 (22.86%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 31 (22.14%) Data Integration
11 28 (20.00%) Data Governance
12 23 (16.43%) Agile Software Development
12 23 (16.43%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 22 (15.71%) Data Modelling
13 22 (15.71%) Oracle
13 22 (15.71%) SAP
13 22 (15.71%) Analytical Skills
14 21 (15.00%) Information Management
15 20 (14.29%) Retail
15 20 (14.29%) Degree
16 19 (13.57%) Analytics
17 18 (12.86%) Master Data Management
17 18 (12.86%) Banking
17 18 (12.86%) T-SQL
18 17 (12.14%) E-Commerce
18 17 (12.14%) Technical Architecture
19 16 (11.43%) Data Cleansing
19 16 (11.43%) Migration
20 14 (10.00%) 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 (7.86%) SAS
2 10 (7.14%) SharePoint
3 9 (6.43%) OpenEdge
4 6 (4.29%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 10 (7.14%) Microsoft Office
2 6 (4.29%) Microsoft Excel
3 4 (2.86%) MS Visio
4 2 (1.43%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 2 (1.43%) SPSS
5 1 (0.71%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 6 (4.29%) Dynamics CRM
2 5 (3.57%) Dynamics GP
3 4 (2.86%) SAP MDM
4 2 (1.43%) SAP MDG
5 1 (0.71%) ResourceLink
Cloud Services
1 10 (7.14%) iPaaS
2 4 (2.86%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.71%) Google Analytics
3 1 (0.71%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 4 (2.86%) SMS
2 1 (0.71%) IMAP
2 1 (0.71%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 47 (33.57%) SQL Server
2 46 (32.86%) Data Warehouse
3 34 (24.29%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 32 (22.86%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 23 (16.43%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 13 (9.29%) Big Data
6 13 (9.29%) Relational Database
7 10 (7.14%) QlikView
7 10 (7.14%) SAP Data Services
7 10 (7.14%) SAP HANA
8 9 (6.43%) Power BI
8 9 (6.43%) RDBMS
9 8 (5.71%) Crystal Reports
10 4 (2.86%) DTS
10 4 (2.86%) Microsoft Analysis Services
10 4 (2.86%) Oracle BI EE
10 4 (2.86%) Star Schema
11 3 (2.14%) Data Mining
11 3 (2.14%) NoSQL
11 3 (2.14%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 7 (5.00%) Visual Studio
2 5 (3.57%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 39 (27.86%) Finance
2 20 (14.29%) Retail
3 18 (12.86%) Banking
4 6 (4.29%) Pharmaceutical
5 3 (2.14%) Legal
5 3 (2.14%) Marketing
6 1 (0.71%) Electronics
6 1 (0.71%) Law
6 1 (0.71%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 41 (29.29%) Analyst
2 34 (24.29%) Developer
3 31 (22.14%) Architect
4 26 (18.57%) Data Analyst
5 18 (12.86%) Database Developer
5 18 (12.86%) SQL Developer
6 16 (11.43%) SQL Database Developer
7 15 (10.71%) SQL Server Developer
8 14 (10.00%) Business Intelligence Developer
8 14 (10.00%) Data Quality Analyst
9 11 (7.86%) Business Analyst
10 10 (7.14%) Business Developer
10 10 (7.14%) Data Architect
10 10 (7.14%) Governance Analyst
10 10 (7.14%) Integration Architect
10 10 (7.14%) SAP Architect
10 10 (7.14%) SAP Technical Architect
10 10 (7.14%) Technical Architect
11 9 (6.43%) SSRS Developer
12 8 (5.71%) SSRS Report Writer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (7.86%) Web Services
2 6 (4.29%) .NET
3 4 (2.86%) XML
4 1 (0.71%) CGI
4 1 (0.71%) COM+
4 1 (0.71%) jQuery
4 1 (0.71%) JSON
4 1 (0.71%) MDX
4 1 (0.71%) REST
4 1 (0.71%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 22 (15.71%) Analytical Skills
2 14 (10.00%) Data Structures
3 10 (7.14%) Hybrid Cloud
3 10 (7.14%) NHS
4 9 (6.43%) Renewable Energy
5 7 (5.00%) Social Media
6 6 (4.29%) Management Information System
7 5 (3.57%) Computer Science
8 4 (2.86%) Reference Data
8 4 (2.86%) Semantic Web
9 2 (1.43%) Algorithms
9 2 (1.43%) Data Protection Act
9 2 (1.43%) Greenfield Project
9 2 (1.43%) User Experience
10 1 (0.71%) Freedom of Information
10 1 (0.71%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 5 (3.57%) Unix
2 4 (2.86%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 70 (50.00%) Data Management
2 61 (43.57%) Business Intelligence
3 47 (33.57%) ETL
4 31 (22.14%) Data Integration
5 28 (20.00%) Data Governance
6 23 (16.43%) Agile Software Development
7 22 (15.71%) Data Modelling
8 21 (15.00%) Information Management
9 19 (13.57%) Analytics
10 18 (12.86%) Master Data Management
11 17 (12.14%) E-Commerce
11 17 (12.14%) Technical Architecture
12 16 (11.43%) Data Cleansing
12 16 (11.43%) Migration
13 14 (10.00%) Data Analysis
14 12 (8.57%) Data Migration
15 11 (7.86%) Mentoring
16 10 (7.14%) DevOps
16 10 (7.14%) High Availability
16 10 (7.14%) Quality Management
Programming Languages
1 64 (45.71%) SQL
2 18 (12.86%) T-SQL
3 11 (7.86%) VB
4 3 (2.14%) C
5 2 (1.43%) ANSI SQL
6 1 (0.71%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
6 1 (0.71%) PL/SQL
6 1 (0.71%) Python
6 1 (0.71%) R
Qualifications
1 20 (14.29%) Degree
2 3 (2.14%) Computer Science Degree
3 2 (1.43%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (1.43%) Numerate Degree
4 1 (0.71%) MCSA
4 1 (0.71%) MCSE
4 1 (0.71%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (2.86%) GDPR
2 3 (2.14%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (1.43%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.71%) GMP
4 1 (0.71%) Solvency II
Systems Management
1 4 (2.86%) Failover Clustering
1 4 (2.86%) Perfmon
Vendors
1 43 (30.71%) Microsoft
2 22 (15.71%) Oracle
2 22 (15.71%) SAP
3 10 (7.14%) Informatica
3 10 (7.14%) Tableau
3 10 (7.14%) Teradata
4 9 (6.43%) IBM
5 7 (5.00%) Cognizant
6 6 (4.29%) Trillium
7 4 (2.86%) Ab Initio
8 3 (2.14%) Cloudera
8 3 (2.14%) Cognos
8 3 (2.14%) Hortonworks
9 2 (1.43%) DataFlux
9 2 (1.43%) Datanomic
10 1 (0.71%) Google
10 1 (0.71%) Hyperion
10 1 (0.71%) Salesforce.com