The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Scotland 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 24 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Data Quality
UK / Scotland
Rank 122 137 118
Rank change year-on-year +15 -19  
Permanent jobs citing Data Quality 16 22 37
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 0.69% 0.75% 1.20%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 7.55% 5.67% 8.20%
Number of salaries quoted 3 17 25
Median salary £40,000 £47,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -15.78% +11.76%  
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year -5.55% -  

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 Scotland with a requirement for quality assurance and compliance skills.

Quality Assurance & Compliance Skills
Scotland
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for quality assurance and compliance skills 212 388 451
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Scotland 9.14% 13.27% 14.59%
Number of salaries quoted 125 244 256
Median salary £37,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -22.10% +5.55%  
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £25,450 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £65,000 £67,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year -3.40% +3.52%  

Data Quality
Job Vacancy Trend in Scotland

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Scotland 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 Scotland

Data Quality
Salary Trend in Scotland

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Data Quality in Scotland.

Salary trend for Data Quality in Scotland

Data Quality
Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Data Quality within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 24 March 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
Glasgow +21 13 £41,000 -13.68% 3
Edinburgh -14 4 £40,000 -15.78% 1
Data Quality
UK

Data Quality
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 24 March 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 Scotland region with a requirement for Data Quality.

1 17 (70.83%) Data Warehouse
2 16 (66.67%) SQL
3 14 (58.33%) Business Intelligence
4 13 (54.17%) Agile Software Development
5 11 (45.83%) Analytics
6 10 (41.67%) Data Modelling
6 10 (41.67%) ETL
6 10 (41.67%) IBM
7 9 (37.50%) Analytical Skills
8 8 (33.33%) Customer Engagement
9 7 (29.17%) Big Data
9 7 (29.17%) Data Management
9 7 (29.17%) Information Management
9 7 (29.17%) Java
9 7 (29.17%) Logical Data Model
10 6 (25.00%) Metadata Management
10 6 (25.00%) MS Excel
10 6 (25.00%) SAS
10 6 (25.00%) Banking
10 6 (25.00%) Data Architecture
11 5 (20.83%) Data Integration
11 5 (20.83%) MagicDraw
11 5 (20.83%) Degree
11 5 (20.83%) ERwin
11 5 (20.83%) Finance
11 5 (20.83%) OLTP
11 5 (20.83%) Cognos
11 5 (20.83%) XML
11 5 (20.83%) UML
11 5 (20.83%) OLAP

Data Quality
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland 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 6 (25.00%) SAS
Applications
1 6 (25.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 3 (12.50%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (12.50%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (4.17%) Google Analytics
2 1 (4.17%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (70.83%) Data Warehouse
2 7 (29.17%) Big Data
3 5 (20.83%) Data Lake
3 5 (20.83%) OLAP
3 5 (20.83%) OLTP
4 4 (16.67%) SQL Server
4 4 (16.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 4 (16.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 4 (16.67%) Star Schema
5 3 (12.50%) Base SAS
5 3 (12.50%) BusinessObjects
5 3 (12.50%) DataStage
5 3 (12.50%) SAS EBI
5 3 (12.50%) SAS Enterprise Guide
5 3 (12.50%) SAS Enterprise Miner
6 1 (4.17%) MS Access
6 1 (4.17%) PowerCenter
6 1 (4.17%) QlikView
6 1 (4.17%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (4.17%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 5 (20.83%) ERwin
1 5 (20.83%) MagicDraw
2 1 (4.17%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (4.17%) Visual Studio
General
1 6 (25.00%) Banking
2 5 (20.83%) Finance
3 4 (16.67%) Back Office
3 4 (16.67%) General Ledger
4 1 (4.17%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 9 (37.50%) Consultant
2 7 (29.17%) Big Data Consultant
2 7 (29.17%) Business Intelligence Consultant
2 7 (29.17%) Data Consultant
2 7 (29.17%) Data Warehouse Consultant
3 6 (25.00%) Architect
3 6 (25.00%) Developer
4 5 (20.83%) Business Intelligence Developer
5 4 (16.67%) Analyst
5 4 (16.67%) Big Data Developer
5 4 (16.67%) Data Warehouse Developer
5 4 (16.67%) ETL Consultant
5 4 (16.67%) ETL Developer
5 4 (16.67%) Information Architect
5 4 (16.67%) SAS Consultant
6 3 (12.50%) Business Analyst
6 3 (12.50%) Cognos Consultant
6 3 (12.50%) DBA
6 3 (12.50%) Development DBA
6 3 (12.50%) SAS BI Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (20.83%) XML
2 4 (16.67%) XML Schema
Miscellaneous
1 9 (37.50%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (16.67%) Reference Data
2 4 (16.67%) Taxonomies
3 1 (4.17%) Credit Risk
3 1 (4.17%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (4.17%) IBM Mainframe
3 1 (4.17%) Mainframe
3 1 (4.17%) Management Information System
3 1 (4.17%) Virtual Team
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (58.33%) Business Intelligence
2 13 (54.17%) Agile Software Development
3 11 (45.83%) Analytics
4 10 (41.67%) Data Modelling
4 10 (41.67%) ETL
5 8 (33.33%) Customer Engagement
6 7 (29.17%) Data Management
6 7 (29.17%) Information Management
6 7 (29.17%) Logical Data Model
7 6 (25.00%) Data Architecture
7 6 (25.00%) Metadata Management
8 5 (20.83%) Data Integration
8 5 (20.83%) Data Lineage
8 5 (20.83%) Physical Data Model
8 5 (20.83%) UML
9 4 (16.67%) Cash Management
9 4 (16.67%) Conceptual Models
9 4 (16.67%) Data Migration
9 4 (16.67%) Migration
9 4 (16.67%) Reference Data Management
Programming Languages
1 16 (66.67%) SQL
2 7 (29.17%) Java
3 4 (16.67%) T-SQL
4 3 (12.50%) PowerShell
5 1 (4.17%) C
5 1 (4.17%) C#
5 1 (4.17%) JCL
5 1 (4.17%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (20.83%) Degree
2 1 (4.17%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (20.83%) ISO20022
Vendors
1 10 (41.67%) IBM
2 5 (20.83%) Cognos
3 3 (12.50%) DataFlux
3 3 (12.50%) Netezza
4 2 (8.33%) Microsoft
4 2 (8.33%) MicroStrategy
5 1 (4.17%) Google
5 1 (4.17%) Informatica
5 1 (4.17%) Oracle
5 1 (4.17%) Salesforce Marketing Cloud
5 1 (4.17%) Salesforce.com
5 1 (4.17%) Tableau
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