Period
to 16 January 2019

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 16 January 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Data Quality
England > North West
6 months to
16 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 285 270 274
Rank change year-on-year -15 +4 -6
Permanent jobs citing Data Quality 50 101 92
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.47% 0.80% 0.75%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 3.18% 6.16% 6.17%
Number of salaries quoted 44 91 61
North West median annual salary £50,000 £42,750 £42,183
Median salary % change year-on-year +16.96% +1.35% +2.26%
10th Percentile £22,875 £27,500 £31,250
90th Percentile £88,750 £100,000 £62,500
England median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
% 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 1,573 1,639 1,492
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 14.83% 12.93% 12.19%
Number of salaries quoted 1,225 1,201 1,167
North West median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% +3.66% +5.13%
10th Percentile £26,250 £24,750 £24,400
90th Percentile £70,000 £67,500 £63,290
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year - +5.26% -

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 16 January 2019.

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 16 January 2019. 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 -12 27 £55,000 -24.14% 9
Merseyside -4 12 £23,000 -23.33% 2
Cheshire +20 8 £80,000 +52.38% 5
Cumbria - 2 £25,932 -
Lancashire -1 1 £65,707 +102.18%
Data Quality
England

For the 6 months to 16 January 2019, 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 23 (46.00%) Problem-Solving
2 18 (36.00%) Microsoft
3 17 (34.00%) Business Intelligence
4 16 (32.00%) Analytical Skills
5 13 (26.00%) Data Warehouse
5 13 (26.00%) SQL
6 12 (24.00%) Data Management
6 12 (24.00%) Degree
6 12 (24.00%) Analytics
7 11 (22.00%) Statistics
7 11 (22.00%) SQL Server
8 10 (20.00%) Configuration Management
8 10 (20.00%) Service Management
8 10 (20.00%) Management Information System
8 10 (20.00%) ITIL
8 10 (20.00%) Windows
8 10 (20.00%) SharePoint
8 10 (20.00%) Active Directory
8 10 (20.00%) Incident Management
8 10 (20.00%) Problem Management
8 10 (20.00%) Skype for Business
8 10 (20.00%) Windows Server
9 9 (18.00%) Exchange Server 2013
9 9 (18.00%) Exchange Server 2010
9 9 (18.00%) Data Governance
9 9 (18.00%) Agile Software Development
9 9 (18.00%) MS Exchange
9 9 (18.00%) Finance
9 9 (18.00%) Remedy
10 8 (16.00%) Project Management

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 10 (20.00%) SharePoint
1 10 (20.00%) Skype for Business
2 9 (18.00%) Exchange Server 2010
2 9 (18.00%) Exchange Server 2013
2 9 (18.00%) MS Exchange
3 4 (8.00%) SAS
3 4 (8.00%) SharePoint 2013
4 3 (6.00%) Drupal
4 3 (6.00%) Moodle
Applications
1 5 (10.00%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (6.00%) Microsoft Excel
3 2 (4.00%) SPSS
4 1 (2.00%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 1 (2.00%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (2.00%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (2.00%) SAP MDM
Cloud Services
1 3 (6.00%) Office 365
2 2 (4.00%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (2.00%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (2.00%) Dynamics 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (6.00%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (26.00%) Data Warehouse
2 11 (22.00%) SQL Server
3 8 (16.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 7 (14.00%) Power BI
4 7 (14.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 5 (10.00%) QlikView
5 5 (10.00%) SQL Server 2012
5 5 (10.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 3 (6.00%) Biml
6 3 (6.00%) DB2
6 3 (6.00%) PostgreSQL
6 3 (6.00%) Spotfire
7 2 (4.00%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
7 2 (4.00%) MySQL
7 2 (4.00%) Oracle ODI
7 2 (4.00%) PowerCenter
8 1 (2.00%) OLAP
8 1 (2.00%) Relational Database
8 1 (2.00%) SQL Server 2014
8 1 (2.00%) SSDT
Development Applications
1 1 (2.00%) Octopus Deploy
1 1 (2.00%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (2.00%) Visual Studio
General
1 9 (18.00%) Finance
2 2 (4.00%) Retail
3 1 (2.00%) Banking
3 1 (2.00%) Billing
3 1 (2.00%) Electronics
3 1 (2.00%) Manufacturing
3 1 (2.00%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 11 (22.00%) Analyst
2 10 (20.00%) Data Manager
3 8 (16.00%) Architect
3 8 (16.00%) Data Architect
4 7 (14.00%) Developer
5 6 (12.00%) Business Intelligence Developer
5 6 (12.00%) ICT Engineer
5 6 (12.00%) Service Desk Engineer
6 5 (10.00%) Data Analyst
6 5 (10.00%) SSAS Developer
6 5 (10.00%) SSIS Developer
6 5 (10.00%) SSRS Developer
7 4 (8.00%) Service Analyst
7 4 (8.00%) Service Desk Analyst
8 3 (6.00%) Business Intelligence Architect
8 3 (6.00%) Data Warehouse Architect
9 2 (4.00%) Business Development Analyst
9 2 (4.00%) Business Solution Architect
9 2 (4.00%) Data Governance Manager
9 2 (4.00%) Development Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (10.00%) .NET
2 1 (2.00%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 16 (32.00%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (20.00%) Management Information System
3 5 (10.00%) Driving Licence
4 3 (6.00%) e-Learning
5 2 (4.00%) Greenfield Project
5 2 (4.00%) Self-Motivation
6 1 (2.00%) Analytical Mindset
6 1 (2.00%) Data Protection Act
6 1 (2.00%) Freedom of Information
6 1 (2.00%) Freedom of Information Act
6 1 (2.00%) PMI
6 1 (2.00%) Reference Data
6 1 (2.00%) Smart Energy
6 1 (2.00%) Smart Home
6 1 (2.00%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 10 (20.00%) Windows
1 10 (20.00%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (46.00%) Problem-Solving
2 17 (34.00%) Business Intelligence
3 12 (24.00%) Analytics
3 12 (24.00%) Data Management
4 11 (22.00%) Statistics
5 10 (20.00%) Configuration Management
5 10 (20.00%) Incident Management
5 10 (20.00%) ITIL
5 10 (20.00%) Problem Management
5 10 (20.00%) Service Management
6 9 (18.00%) Agile Software Development
6 9 (18.00%) Data Governance
7 8 (16.00%) Data Strategy
7 8 (16.00%) Project Management
8 7 (14.00%) Master Data Management
9 6 (12.00%) Data Analysis
9 6 (12.00%) Data Analytics
9 6 (12.00%) Data Modelling
9 6 (12.00%) Risk Assessment
10 5 (10.00%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 13 (26.00%) SQL
2 2 (4.00%) Python
3 1 (2.00%) PowerShell
3 1 (2.00%) R
3 1 (2.00%) T-SQL
3 1 (2.00%) VBA
Qualifications
1 12 (24.00%) Degree
2 6 (12.00%) Security Cleared
3 2 (4.00%) PMI Certification
4 1 (2.00%) MCTS
4 1 (2.00%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (2.00%) Numerate Degree
4 1 (2.00%) PMP
4 1 (2.00%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (10.00%) QA
2 1 (2.00%) GDPR
System Software
1 10 (20.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (2.00%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 18 (36.00%) Microsoft
2 9 (18.00%) Remedy
3 8 (16.00%) Tableau
4 4 (8.00%) Oracle
5 3 (6.00%) IBM
5 3 (6.00%) Informatica
5 3 (6.00%) SAP
5 3 (6.00%) Virgin Media
6 2 (4.00%) Casewise
7 1 (2.00%) Ab Initio
7 1 (2.00%) Cloudera
7 1 (2.00%) JD Edwards