Period
to 15 January 2019

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 6 months to 15 January 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Data Quality
UK > Scotland
6 months to
15 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 170 188 166
Rank change year-on-year +18 -22 -39
Permanent jobs citing Data Quality 55 39 28
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 1.08% 0.72% 0.61%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 10.19% 8.07% 6.29%
Number of salaries quoted 40 23 7
Scotland median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £41,421
Median salary % change year-on-year - +20.71% -12.80%
10th Percentile £42,000 £36,400 £31,000
90th Percentile £75,250 £64,750 £62,250
UK 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 Scotland with a requirement for quality assurance or compliance skills.

All Quality Assurance and Compliance Skills
Scotland
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for quality assurance or compliance skills 540 483 445
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 10.65% 8.87% 9.63%
Number of salaries quoted 337 315 283
Scotland median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500
10th Percentile £25,250 £29,850 £24,282
90th Percentile £68,750 £68,250 £59,800
UK median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year - +5.26% -

Data Quality
Job Vacancy Trend in Scotland

Job postings citing Data Quality as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Scotland.

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
Salary Histogram in Scotland

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Data Quality in Scotland over the 6 months to 15 January 2019.

Salary histogram 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 6 months to 15 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
Glasgow +19 31 £50,000 - 6
Edinburgh +3 18 £60,000 +33.33% 11
Aberdeen - 4 £44,676 -
West Lothian - 1 - -
Data Quality
UK

For the 6 months to 15 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 Scotland region with a requirement for Data Quality.

1 31 (56.36%) SQL
2 29 (52.73%) Data Warehouse
3 27 (49.09%) Data Modelling
3 27 (49.09%) Business Intelligence
4 23 (41.82%) Tableau
5 22 (40.00%) Visualisation
6 21 (38.18%) Data Visualisation
7 20 (36.36%) Analytics
7 20 (36.36%) SAS
8 19 (34.55%) Agile Software Development
9 18 (32.73%) QlikView
10 17 (30.91%) ETL
10 17 (30.91%) Power BI
11 16 (29.09%) Python
11 16 (29.09%) Finance
11 16 (29.09%) Data Architecture
11 16 (29.09%) Data Management
12 15 (27.27%) Banking
12 15 (27.27%) SQL Server
12 15 (27.27%) Data Engineering
12 15 (27.27%) Analytical Skills
13 14 (25.45%) Oracle
14 13 (23.64%) Data Cleansing
15 12 (21.82%) Microsoft Azure
15 12 (21.82%) Data Analytics
15 12 (21.82%) Problem-Solving
16 11 (20.00%) Amazon AWS
16 11 (20.00%) Relational Database
16 11 (20.00%) Database Theory
16 11 (20.00%) Relational Database Theory

Data Quality
Co-occurring 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 20 (36.36%) SAS
2 1 (1.82%) Apache
2 1 (1.82%) Apache Solr
2 1 (1.82%) Apache Spark
2 1 (1.82%) PowerExchange
2 1 (1.82%) Smallworld
Applications
1 6 (10.91%) Microsoft Excel
1 6 (10.91%) Microsoft Office
1 6 (10.91%) Microsoft PowerPoint
1 6 (10.91%) SPSS
Cloud Services
1 12 (21.82%) Microsoft Azure
2 11 (20.00%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (1.82%) Amazon EMR
3 1 (1.82%) Amazon S3
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (52.73%) Data Warehouse
2 18 (32.73%) QlikView
3 17 (30.91%) Power BI
4 15 (27.27%) SQL Server
5 11 (20.00%) Relational Database
6 9 (16.36%) Hadoop
7 7 (12.73%) BusinessObjects
8 6 (10.91%) Big Data
8 6 (10.91%) MongoDB
8 6 (10.91%) Qlik Sense
8 6 (10.91%) Spotfire
8 6 (10.91%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 5 (9.09%) Apache Cassandra
9 5 (9.09%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 5 (9.09%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 3 (5.45%) DB2
10 3 (5.45%) GIS
10 3 (5.45%) Star Schema
11 2 (3.64%) NoSQL
12 1 (1.82%) HBase
Development Applications
1 6 (10.91%) ERwin
1 6 (10.91%) JIRA
2 1 (1.82%) Oracle Forms
General
1 16 (29.09%) Finance
2 15 (27.27%) Banking
3 5 (9.09%) Corporate Banking
4 3 (5.45%) Retail Banking
5 1 (1.82%) Legal
Job Titles
1 16 (29.09%) Consultant
2 10 (18.18%) Analyst
2 10 (18.18%) Business Consultant
2 10 (18.18%) Business Intelligence Consultant
3 9 (16.36%) Architect
3 9 (16.36%) Data Architect
4 8 (14.55%) Data Analyst
5 6 (10.91%) Analytics Manager
5 6 (10.91%) Data Analytics Manager
5 6 (10.91%) Data Engineer
5 6 (10.91%) Data Manager
6 3 (5.45%) Senior Analytics Manager
6 3 (5.45%) Senior Manager
6 3 (5.45%) Team Leader
7 2 (3.64%) Business Analyst
7 2 (3.64%) Senior Data Engineer
8 1 (1.82%) Analytics Consultant
8 1 (1.82%) Senior Data Analytics Consultant
8 1 (1.82%) SQL Analyst
8 1 (1.82%) SSIS Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (3.64%) Kafka
2 1 (1.82%) .NET
2 1 (1.82%) .NET Framework
2 1 (1.82%) AngularJS
2 1 (1.82%) ASP.NET
2 1 (1.82%) Ext JS
2 1 (1.82%) LAPP Stack
2 1 (1.82%) REST
2 1 (1.82%) SOAP
2 1 (1.82%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 15 (27.27%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (9.09%) PMI
3 4 (7.27%) Data Structures
4 1 (1.82%) Client/Server
4 1 (1.82%) Driving Licence
4 1 (1.82%) Fintech
4 1 (1.82%) Greenfield Project
4 1 (1.82%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 3 (5.45%) Unix
2 2 (3.64%) Linux
3 1 (1.82%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (49.09%) Business Intelligence
1 27 (49.09%) Data Modelling
2 22 (40.00%) Visualisation
3 21 (38.18%) Data Visualisation
4 20 (36.36%) Analytics
5 19 (34.55%) Agile Software Development
6 17 (30.91%) ETL
7 16 (29.09%) Data Architecture
7 16 (29.09%) Data Management
8 15 (27.27%) Data Engineering
9 13 (23.64%) Data Cleansing
10 12 (21.82%) Data Analytics
10 12 (21.82%) Problem-Solving
11 11 (20.00%) Database Theory
11 11 (20.00%) Relational Database Theory
11 11 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
12 10 (18.18%) Data Extraction
12 10 (18.18%) Master Data Management
12 10 (18.18%) Procedural Programming
12 10 (18.18%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 31 (56.36%) SQL
2 16 (29.09%) Python
3 11 (20.00%) Scala
4 10 (18.18%) Bash Shell
5 5 (9.09%) Java
6 3 (5.45%) C#
6 3 (5.45%) PL/SQL
7 2 (3.64%) Shell Script
8 1 (1.82%) R
8 1 (1.82%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (9.09%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.64%) QA
2 1 (1.82%) GDPR
2 1 (1.82%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 2 (3.64%) Apache Flume
2 1 (1.82%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 1 (1.82%) Hadoop YARN
Vendors
1 23 (41.82%) Tableau
2 14 (25.45%) Oracle
3 11 (20.00%) Cognos
3 11 (20.00%) Microsoft
4 9 (16.36%) Teradata
5 7 (12.73%) Cloudera
6 6 (10.91%) CA
6 6 (10.91%) Informatica
7 5 (9.09%) CA Agile Central
7 5 (9.09%) SAP
7 5 (9.09%) TIBCO
7 5 (9.09%) Vertica
8 3 (5.45%) IBM
9 2 (3.64%) Hortonworks
10 1 (1.82%) MicroStrategy
10 1 (1.82%) Trillium