Period
to 18 August 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 18 August 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Data Quality
UK > Scotland
6 months to
18 Aug 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 191 178 167
Rank change year-on-year -13 -11 +39
Permanent jobs citing Data Quality 31 51 56
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 0.60% 0.92% 1.04%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 6.31% 9.03% 12.31%
Number of salaries quoted 19 42 13
Scotland median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% -21.74% +38.82%
10th Percentile £31,250 £30,000 £42,000
90th Percentile £63,550 £64,000 £72,500
UK median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £50,990
% change year-on-year - +7.86% +1.47%

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 491 565 455
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 9.46% 10.24% 8.47%
Number of salaries quoted 334 337 251
Scotland median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £41,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +8.43% -2.35%
10th Percentile £27,500 £30,000 £24,750
90th Percentile £72,500 £67,500 £63,750
UK median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £48,000
% change year-on-year - +4.17% -1.03%

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 18 August 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 18 August 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 +37 13 £45,000 - 9
Edinburgh -23 13 £47,500 +5.56% 4
Aberdeen -6 1 £44,676 +32.37% 2
West Lothian - 1 £52,500 -
Data Quality
UK

For the 6 months to 18 August 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 13 (41.94%) SQL
2 12 (38.71%) Finance
2 12 (38.71%) Data Management
3 10 (32.26%) Business Intelligence
4 8 (25.81%) Agile Software Development
5 7 (22.58%) Data Analysis
5 7 (22.58%) Quality Management
5 7 (22.58%) Tableau
6 6 (19.35%) Data Governance
6 6 (19.35%) Analytics
6 6 (19.35%) Management Information System
6 6 (19.35%) Data Warehouse
6 6 (19.35%) QlikView
7 5 (16.13%) QA
7 5 (16.13%) MS Access
7 5 (16.13%) Data Modelling
7 5 (16.13%) ETL
7 5 (16.13%) Microsoft
7 5 (16.13%) Oracle
7 5 (16.13%) SQL Server
7 5 (16.13%) VBA
7 5 (16.13%) Python
7 5 (16.13%) Migration
7 5 (16.13%) Metadata Management
7 5 (16.13%) Analytical Skills
8 4 (12.90%) Enterprise Software
8 4 (12.90%) Data Transformation
8 4 (12.90%) Relational Database
8 4 (12.90%) Java
9 3 (9.68%) Banking

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 2 (6.45%) Apache Spark
1 2 (6.45%) SAS
2 1 (3.23%) Alfresco
Applications
1 3 (9.68%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (3.23%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 1 (3.23%) Cognos Business Intelligence
Cloud Services
1 2 (6.45%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (6.45%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (3.23%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (3.23%) Amazon S3
2 1 (3.23%) AWS CloudFormation
2 1 (3.23%) AWS Lambda
2 1 (3.23%) IaaS
2 1 (3.23%) OpenShift
2 1 (3.23%) Power Platform
2 1 (3.23%) Serverless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (19.35%) Data Warehouse
1 6 (19.35%) QlikView
2 5 (16.13%) MS Access
2 5 (16.13%) SQL Server
3 4 (12.90%) Relational Database
4 3 (9.68%) Big Data
4 3 (9.68%) BusinessObjects
4 3 (9.68%) Crystal Reports
4 3 (9.68%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 3 (9.68%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 3 (9.68%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 2 (6.45%) Apache Hive
5 2 (6.45%) Data Mining
5 2 (6.45%) Hadoop
5 2 (6.45%) SQL Server 2005
5 2 (6.45%) SQL Server 2008
5 2 (6.45%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (3.23%) Amazon RDS
6 1 (3.23%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
6 1 (3.23%) MariaDB
Development Applications
1 1 (3.23%) Hudson
1 1 (3.23%) Jenkins
1 1 (3.23%) JIRA
General
1 12 (38.71%) Finance
2 3 (9.68%) Aerospace
2 3 (9.68%) Banking
2 3 (9.68%) Manufacturing
3 2 (6.45%) Back Office
4 1 (3.23%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 9 (29.03%) Analyst
2 6 (19.35%) Data Analyst
3 5 (16.13%) Developer
4 4 (12.90%) Consultant
4 4 (12.90%) Data Manager
5 3 (9.68%) Business Analyst
5 3 (9.68%) Data Engineer
5 3 (9.68%) Data Quality Analyst
5 3 (9.68%) Database Developer
5 3 (9.68%) Principal Business Analyst
5 3 (9.68%) Quality Analyst
6 2 (6.45%) Analytics Manager
6 2 (6.45%) Business Data Analyst
6 2 (6.45%) Data Analytics Manager
6 2 (6.45%) ETL Developer
6 2 (6.45%) SAP BusinessObjects (BO) Analyst
6 2 (6.45%) SQL Analyst
6 2 (6.45%) SQL Data Analyst
6 2 (6.45%) SQL Server Analyst
6 2 (6.45%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (6.45%) PySpark
2 1 (3.23%) .NET
2 1 (3.23%) AngularJS
2 1 (3.23%) React
2 1 (3.23%) REST
2 1 (3.23%) RESTful
2 1 (3.23%) Spring
2 1 (3.23%) Spring Boot
Miscellaneous
1 6 (19.35%) Management Information System
2 5 (16.13%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (12.90%) Enterprise Software
4 3 (9.68%) Data Structures
5 1 (3.23%) Credit Risk
5 1 (3.23%) Digital Media
5 1 (3.23%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 2 (6.45%) Linux
2 1 (3.23%) Android
2 1 (3.23%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (38.71%) Data Management
2 10 (32.26%) Business Intelligence
3 8 (25.81%) Agile Software Development
4 7 (22.58%) Data Analysis
4 7 (22.58%) Quality Management
5 6 (19.35%) Analytics
5 6 (19.35%) Data Governance
6 5 (16.13%) Data Modelling
6 5 (16.13%) ETL
6 5 (16.13%) Metadata Management
6 5 (16.13%) Migration
7 4 (12.90%) Data Transformation
8 3 (9.68%) Business Analysis
8 3 (9.68%) Change Control
8 3 (9.68%) Coaching
8 3 (9.68%) Data Analytics
8 3 (9.68%) Problem-Solving
8 3 (9.68%) Release Management
8 3 (9.68%) Scrum
8 3 (9.68%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 13 (41.94%) SQL
2 5 (16.13%) Python
2 5 (16.13%) VBA
3 4 (12.90%) Java
4 3 (9.68%) C#
5 2 (6.45%) R
6 1 (3.23%) Bash Shell
6 1 (3.23%) PL/SQL
6 1 (3.23%) Scala
6 1 (3.23%) Shell Script
6 1 (3.23%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 3 (9.68%) HND
2 1 (3.23%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (16.13%) QA
2 1 (3.23%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (3.23%) Docker
Systems Management
1 3 (9.68%) BMC PATROL
2 2 (6.45%) Kubernetes
3 1 (3.23%) Ansible
3 1 (3.23%) Hadoop YARN
3 1 (3.23%) Oozie
3 1 (3.23%) Puppet
3 1 (3.23%) Terraform
Vendors
1 7 (22.58%) Tableau
2 5 (16.13%) Microsoft
2 5 (16.13%) Oracle
3 2 (6.45%) IBM
3 2 (6.45%) Informatica
3 2 (6.45%) SAP
4 1 (3.23%) Cognos
4 1 (3.23%) Roku
4 1 (3.23%) Teradata
4 1 (3.23%) Virgin Media