Period
to 20 November 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 20 November 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Data Quality
England > North West
6 months to
20 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 290 254 264
Rank change year-on-year -36 +10 +22
Permanent jobs citing Data Quality 71 121 105
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.60% 0.91% 0.85%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 4.25% 7.40% 7.01%
Number of salaries quoted 58 89 56
North West median annual salary £40,000 £37,500 £41,841
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.67% -10.38% +4.60%
10th Percentile £21,825 £27,500 £28,625
90th Percentile £76,375 £70,000 £63,500
England median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £52,500
% change year-on-year +4.76% - +5.00%

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 1,670 1,636 1,498
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 14.19% 12.34% 12.18%
Number of salaries quoted 1,306 1,172 1,152
North West median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% +5.26%
10th Percentile £26,125 £25,000 £25,000
90th Percentile £66,125 £65,000 £65,000
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 20 November 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 20 November 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 -16 32 £45,000 +20.00% 5
Merseyside +8 20 £23,000 -23.33% 1
Cheshire +14 13 £55,000 - 4
Cumbria - 4 £25,932 -
Lancashire -1 2 £56,604 +74.16%
Data Quality
England

For the 6 months to 20 November 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 29 (40.85%) Problem-Solving
2 25 (35.21%) Business Intelligence
3 20 (28.17%) ITIL
3 20 (28.17%) SQL
3 20 (28.17%) Problem Management
4 19 (26.76%) SQL Server
4 19 (26.76%) Microsoft
4 19 (26.76%) Management Information System
4 19 (26.76%) Finance
5 18 (25.35%) Incident Management
5 18 (25.35%) Service Management
5 18 (25.35%) Analytical Skills
6 17 (23.94%) Data Management
7 16 (22.54%) Data Warehouse
8 15 (21.13%) Windows
8 15 (21.13%) Configuration Management
8 15 (21.13%) Statistics
9 14 (19.72%) Agile Software Development
9 14 (19.72%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 14 (19.72%) Active Directory
9 14 (19.72%) Remedy
9 14 (19.72%) SharePoint
9 14 (19.72%) ETL
9 14 (19.72%) Analytics
9 14 (19.72%) Windows Server
9 14 (19.72%) Skype for Business
10 13 (18.31%) Exchange Server 2010
10 13 (18.31%) Exchange Server 2013
10 13 (18.31%) MS Exchange
10 13 (18.31%) 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 14 (19.72%) SharePoint
1 14 (19.72%) Skype for Business
2 13 (18.31%) Exchange Server 2010
2 13 (18.31%) Exchange Server 2013
2 13 (18.31%) MS Exchange
3 9 (12.68%) SharePoint 2013
4 3 (4.23%) SAS
5 1 (1.41%) Drupal
5 1 (1.41%) Moodle
Applications
1 6 (8.45%) Microsoft Excel
2 3 (4.23%) SPSS
3 2 (2.82%) Microsoft Office
3 2 (2.82%) MS Visio
4 1 (1.41%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (1.41%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (1.41%) FastStats
1 1 (1.41%) SAP CO
1 1 (1.41%) SAP FI
1 1 (1.41%) SAP FI/CO
1 1 (1.41%) SAP S/4HANA
Cloud Services
1 3 (4.23%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (2.82%) Dynamics 365
3 1 (1.41%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (7.04%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (26.76%) SQL Server
2 16 (22.54%) Data Warehouse
3 14 (19.72%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 13 (18.31%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 9 (12.68%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 7 (9.86%) Power BI
7 6 (8.45%) QlikView
7 6 (8.45%) SQL Server 2012
8 5 (7.04%) OLAP
9 4 (5.63%) Relational Database
9 4 (5.63%) Spotfire
10 3 (4.23%) Big Data
10 3 (4.23%) SQL Server 2014
10 3 (4.23%) SSDT
11 2 (2.82%) OLAP Cube
11 2 (2.82%) Oracle Database
11 2 (2.82%) Oracle Database 10g
11 2 (2.82%) RDBMS
11 2 (2.82%) SQL Server 2005
11 2 (2.82%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 3 (4.23%) Octopus Deploy
1 3 (4.23%) Team Foundation Server
1 3 (4.23%) Visual Studio
General
1 19 (26.76%) Finance
2 3 (4.23%) Banking
3 2 (2.82%) Automotive
3 2 (2.82%) Pharmaceutical
4 1 (1.41%) Back Office
4 1 (1.41%) Investment Banking
4 1 (1.41%) Law
4 1 (1.41%) Marketing
4 1 (1.41%) Retail
Job Titles
1 28 (39.44%) Analyst
2 17 (23.94%) Developer
3 11 (15.49%) Data Manager
4 10 (14.08%) Service Desk Engineer
5 9 (12.68%) Data Analyst
5 9 (12.68%) Service Analyst
5 9 (12.68%) Service Desk Analyst
6 7 (9.86%) Business Intelligence Developer
7 6 (8.45%) Business Intelligence Analyst
8 5 (7.04%) ETL Developer
8 5 (7.04%) ICT Engineer
8 5 (7.04%) Senior Analyst
8 5 (7.04%) SSAS Developer
8 5 (7.04%) SSIS Developer
8 5 (7.04%) SSRS Developer
9 4 (5.63%) 2nd Line Support
9 4 (5.63%) Analytics Manager
9 4 (5.63%) ICT Analyst
9 4 (5.63%) ICT Support
9 4 (5.63%) Service Desk Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (11.27%) .NET
2 3 (4.23%) ASP.NET
3 2 (2.82%) .NET Framework
3 2 (2.82%) CSS
4 1 (1.41%) ASP.NET MVC
4 1 (1.41%) HTML
4 1 (1.41%) MDX
4 1 (1.41%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 19 (26.76%) Management Information System
2 18 (25.35%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (7.04%) Computer Science
4 4 (5.63%) Driving Licence
4 4 (5.63%) Self-Motivation
5 2 (2.82%) Client/Server
5 2 (2.82%) Life Science
5 2 (2.82%) LIMS
5 2 (2.82%) PMI
6 1 (1.41%) CMDB
6 1 (1.41%) Data Centre
6 1 (1.41%) Data Protection Act
6 1 (1.41%) Data Structures
6 1 (1.41%) Freedom of Information
6 1 (1.41%) Freedom of Information Act
6 1 (1.41%) Reference Data
6 1 (1.41%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 15 (21.13%) Windows
2 14 (19.72%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (40.85%) Problem-Solving
2 25 (35.21%) Business Intelligence
3 20 (28.17%) ITIL
3 20 (28.17%) Problem Management
4 18 (25.35%) Incident Management
4 18 (25.35%) Service Management
5 17 (23.94%) Data Management
6 15 (21.13%) Configuration Management
6 15 (21.13%) Statistics
7 14 (19.72%) Agile Software Development
7 14 (19.72%) Analytics
7 14 (19.72%) ETL
8 11 (15.49%) Visualisation
9 9 (12.68%) Data Analysis
9 9 (12.68%) Data Visualisation
10 8 (11.27%) Data Governance
10 8 (11.27%) Data Modelling
10 8 (11.27%) Project Management
11 7 (9.86%) Data Analytics
11 7 (9.86%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 20 (28.17%) SQL
2 4 (5.63%) T-SQL
3 3 (4.23%) PowerShell
3 3 (4.23%) Python
4 2 (2.82%) C#
4 2 (2.82%) R
5 1 (1.41%) C
5 1 (1.41%) JavaScript
5 1 (1.41%) VBA
Qualifications
1 11 (15.49%) Degree
2 8 (11.27%) Security Cleared
3 4 (5.63%) SC Cleared
4 3 (4.23%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
5 2 (2.82%) PMI Certification
6 1 (1.41%) Computer Science Degree
6 1 (1.41%) Numerate Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (7.04%) QA
2 3 (4.23%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (2.82%) ISO 9001
4 1 (1.41%) GDPR
4 1 (1.41%) SLA
System Software
1 14 (19.72%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (4.23%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 19 (26.76%) Microsoft
2 14 (19.72%) Remedy
3 9 (12.68%) Tableau
4 5 (7.04%) Oracle
5 2 (2.82%) IBM
5 2 (2.82%) Informatica
5 2 (2.82%) SAP
6 1 (1.41%) Ab Initio
6 1 (1.41%) Casewise
6 1 (1.41%) Cloudera
6 1 (1.41%) ServiceNow