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 3 months to 25 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Data Quality
England / North West
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 188 194 225
Rank change year-on-year +6 +31  
Permanent jobs citing Data Quality 83 40 26
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 1.23% 0.72% 0.41%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 10.92% 6.13% 3.21%
Number of salaries quoted 57 24 20
Median salary £35,000 £34,000 £41,250
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.94% -17.57%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £21,900 £30,650
10% offered a salary of more than £58,500 £45,000 £110,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year -5.55% +5.88%  

Data Quality is in the quality assurance and compliance skills category. The next 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 and compliance skills.

Quality Assurance & Compliance Skills
North West
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for quality assurance and compliance skills 760 652 809
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the North West 11.25% 11.77% 12.68%
Number of salaries quoted 543 532 658
Median salary £37,500 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -11.76% +6.25%  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £26,050 £27,125
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,500 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year - +5.88%  

Data Quality
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the North West citing Data Quality as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Quality Assurance & Compliance category.

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 3 months to 25 June 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 3 months to 25 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Manchester +20 62 £34,500 -11.53% 7
Cheshire -18 17 £45,500 +56.89% 3
Lancashire +5 3 - - 1
Merseyside -11 1 £30,000 - 1
Data Quality
England

For the 6 months to 25 June 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 65 (52.85%) SQL
2 63 (51.22%) Data Management
3 59 (47.97%) Business Intelligence
4 55 (44.72%) ETL
5 53 (43.09%) Data Warehouse
6 46 (37.40%) SQL Server
7 42 (34.15%) Microsoft
7 42 (34.15%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 40 (32.52%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 39 (31.71%) Finance
10 33 (26.83%) Agile Software Development
11 32 (26.02%) Retail
11 32 (26.02%) E-Commerce
12 31 (25.20%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 27 (21.95%) T-SQL
14 24 (19.51%) Data Modelling
15 23 (18.70%) Data Governance
16 18 (14.63%) Oracle
17 16 (13.01%) Relational Database
18 15 (12.20%) Data Architecture
19 14 (11.38%) Teradata
19 14 (11.38%) Data Analysis
20 13 (10.57%) SAP
20 13 (10.57%) Data Structures
21 12 (9.76%) Analytical Skills
21 12 (9.76%) Analytics
22 11 (8.94%) Tableau
22 11 (8.94%) Data Cleansing
22 11 (8.94%) VB
23 10 (8.13%) Crystal Reports

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 (8.13%) SAS
1 10 (8.13%) SharePoint
2 9 (7.32%) OpenEdge
Applications
1 10 (8.13%) Microsoft Excel
1 10 (8.13%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (2.44%) MS Visio
2 3 (2.44%) SPSS
3 2 (1.63%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 4 (3.25%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (1.63%) FastStats
2 2 (1.63%) Salesforce.com CRM
2 2 (1.63%) SAP MDG
3 1 (0.81%) ResourceLink
Cloud Services
1 3 (2.44%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.81%) Google Analytics
2 1 (0.81%) iPaaS
2 1 (0.81%) Office 365
2 1 (0.81%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.81%) IMAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 53 (43.09%) Data Warehouse
2 46 (37.40%) SQL Server
3 42 (34.15%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 40 (32.52%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 31 (25.20%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 16 (13.01%) Relational Database
7 10 (8.13%) Big Data
7 10 (8.13%) Crystal Reports
8 9 (7.32%) Power BI
8 9 (7.32%) RDBMS
9 4 (3.25%) BusinessObjects
9 4 (3.25%) Data Mining
9 4 (3.25%) QlikView
10 3 (2.44%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
10 3 (2.44%) DTS
10 3 (2.44%) Hadoop
10 3 (2.44%) Microsoft Analysis Services
10 3 (2.44%) NoSQL
11 2 (1.63%) SAS EBI
11 2 (1.63%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 4 (3.25%) Visual Studio
2 3 (2.44%) Talend Open Studio
2 3 (2.44%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 39 (31.71%) Finance
2 32 (26.02%) Retail
3 10 (8.13%) Banking
4 4 (3.25%) Legal
5 3 (2.44%) Marketing
6 1 (0.81%) Advertising
6 1 (0.81%) Law
6 1 (0.81%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.81%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 43 (34.96%) Analyst
1 43 (34.96%) Developer
2 29 (23.58%) Database Developer
2 29 (23.58%) SQL Developer
3 27 (21.95%) SQL Database Developer
4 26 (21.14%) Data Analyst
4 26 (21.14%) SQL Server Developer
5 14 (11.38%) Data Quality Analyst
6 11 (8.94%) Architect
7 10 (8.13%) Business Analyst
7 10 (8.13%) Business Intelligence Developer
7 10 (8.13%) Governance Analyst
8 8 (6.50%) Business Developer
8 8 (6.50%) Report Developer
8 8 (6.50%) Report Writer
8 8 (6.50%) SSRS Developer
8 8 (6.50%) SSRS Report Writer
9 7 (5.69%) Data Architect
10 6 (4.88%) Data Manager
10 6 (4.88%) Quality Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (3.25%) .NET
2 1 (0.81%) COM+
2 1 (0.81%) jQuery
2 1 (0.81%) JSON
2 1 (0.81%) REST
2 1 (0.81%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 13 (10.57%) Data Structures
2 12 (9.76%) Analytical Skills
3 7 (5.69%) Management Information System
4 3 (2.44%) Reference Data
5 2 (1.63%) Computer Science
5 2 (1.63%) Data Protection Act
5 2 (1.63%) iPad
5 2 (1.63%) Social Media
5 2 (1.63%) User Experience
6 1 (0.81%) Algorithms
6 1 (0.81%) Hybrid Cloud
Operating Systems
1 4 (3.25%) Unix
2 3 (2.44%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 63 (51.22%) Data Management
2 59 (47.97%) Business Intelligence
3 55 (44.72%) ETL
4 33 (26.83%) Agile Software Development
5 32 (26.02%) E-Commerce
6 24 (19.51%) Data Modelling
7 23 (18.70%) Data Governance
8 15 (12.20%) Data Architecture
9 14 (11.38%) Data Analysis
10 12 (9.76%) Analytics
11 11 (8.94%) Data Cleansing
12 9 (7.32%) Data Security
12 9 (7.32%) Data Strategy
12 9 (7.32%) Master Data Management
13 8 (6.50%) Enterprise Architecture
13 8 (6.50%) Facilities Management
13 8 (6.50%) Migration
13 8 (6.50%) PRINCE2
13 8 (6.50%) Strategic Management
14 7 (5.69%) Data Analytics
Programming Languages
1 65 (52.85%) SQL
2 27 (21.95%) T-SQL
3 11 (8.94%) VB
4 4 (3.25%) R
5 3 (2.44%) C
6 2 (1.63%) Java
6 2 (1.63%) Python
7 1 (0.81%) ANSI SQL
7 1 (0.81%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 8 (6.50%) Degree
2 2 (1.63%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (0.81%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
3 1 (0.81%) MCSA
3 1 (0.81%) MCSE
3 1 (0.81%) Numerate Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.44%) GDPR
1 3 (2.44%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 3 (2.44%) SLA
2 2 (1.63%) ISO/IEC 20000
2 2 (1.63%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.81%) Solvency II
Systems Management
1 3 (2.44%) Failover Clustering
1 3 (2.44%) Perfmon
Vendors
1 42 (34.15%) Microsoft
2 18 (14.63%) Oracle
3 14 (11.38%) Teradata
4 13 (10.57%) SAP
5 11 (8.94%) Tableau
6 7 (5.69%) Salesforce.com
7 5 (4.07%) IBM
7 5 (4.07%) Informatica
8 4 (3.25%) Alteryx
8 4 (3.25%) Trillium
9 3 (2.44%) Cloudera
9 3 (2.44%) Talend
10 2 (1.63%) Ab Initio
10 2 (1.63%) Cognizant
10 2 (1.63%) DataFlux
10 2 (1.63%) Datanomic
10 2 (1.63%) Red Hat
10 2 (1.63%) Remedy
11 1 (0.81%) Google
11 1 (0.81%) Hyperion
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