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

Data Quality
UK / Scotland
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 120 150 128
Rank change year-on-year +30 -22  
Permanent jobs citing Data Quality 29 15 38
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 1.09% 0.52% 1.21%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 13.94% 4.29% 8.43%
Number of salaries quoted 5 8 28
Median salary £65,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +44.44% +5.88%  
90% offered a salary of more than £51,500 £38,200 £33,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £49,750 £50,000
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 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 208 350 451
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Scotland 7.85% 12.21% 14.37%
Number of salaries quoted 110 197 314
Median salary £45,000 £47,500 £43,913
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.26% +8.16%  
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £27,500 £26,200
10% offered a salary of more than £66,000 £65,000 £74,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year - +5.88%  

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
Salary Histogram in Scotland

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Data Quality in Scotland over the 3 months to 24 June 2017.

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 3 months to 24 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
Glasgow +29 25 £67,500 +42.10% 2
Edinburgh -3 12 £65,000 +44.44% 1
Data Quality
UK

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

1 33 (73.33%) Data Warehouse
2 32 (71.11%) Business Intelligence
3 29 (64.44%) ETL
3 29 (64.44%) SQL
4 25 (55.56%) Agile Software Development
5 21 (46.67%) Information Management
5 21 (46.67%) Customer Engagement
6 19 (42.22%) Analytics
7 15 (33.33%) Data Management
8 14 (31.11%) Java
8 14 (31.11%) Big Data
9 13 (28.89%) Master Data Management
9 13 (28.89%) SAS
9 13 (28.89%) IBM
10 12 (26.67%) Informatica
10 12 (26.67%) PowerCenter
10 12 (26.67%) Netezza
11 10 (22.22%) Cognos
12 9 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
13 8 (17.78%) MicroStrategy
13 8 (17.78%) BusinessObjects
14 7 (15.56%) Finance
14 7 (15.56%) Stakeholder Management
14 7 (15.56%) Oracle
14 7 (15.56%) SQL Server
14 7 (15.56%) Data Analysis
14 7 (15.56%) Tableau
15 6 (13.33%) Degree
15 6 (13.33%) Teradata
15 6 (13.33%) Data Modelling

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 13 (28.89%) SAS
2 2 (4.44%) Apache Spark
2 2 (4.44%) Tomcat
Applications
1 1 (2.22%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (4.44%) Cognos Business Intelligence
2 1 (2.22%) Cognos TM1
Cloud Services
1 3 (6.67%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (4.44%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (2.22%) Azure Data Factory
3 1 (2.22%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (2.22%) Google Analytics
3 1 (2.22%) iPaaS
3 1 (2.22%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 33 (73.33%) Data Warehouse
2 14 (31.11%) Big Data
3 12 (26.67%) PowerCenter
4 8 (17.78%) BusinessObjects
5 7 (15.56%) SQL Server
6 6 (13.33%) DataStage
7 5 (11.11%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 4 (8.89%) Base SAS
8 4 (8.89%) SAS EBI
8 4 (8.89%) SAS Enterprise Guide
8 4 (8.89%) SAS Enterprise Miner
8 4 (8.89%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 3 (6.67%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 2 (4.44%) Data Mining
10 2 (4.44%) Hadoop
10 2 (4.44%) MongoDB
10 2 (4.44%) PostgreSQL
10 2 (4.44%) Relational Database
10 2 (4.44%) Star Schema
11 1 (2.22%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 3 (6.67%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (4.44%) ERwin
2 2 (4.44%) MagicDraw
3 1 (2.22%) Visual Studio
General
1 7 (15.56%) Finance
2 4 (8.89%) Manufacturing
3 2 (4.44%) Banking
4 1 (2.22%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 23 (51.11%) Developer
2 22 (48.89%) Consultant
3 16 (35.56%) Data Consultant
4 15 (33.33%) ETL Developer
5 14 (31.11%) ETL Consultant
6 12 (26.67%) Business Intelligence Consultant
7 11 (24.44%) Business Intelligence Developer
8 10 (22.22%) Big Data Consultant
8 10 (22.22%) Data Warehouse Consultant
9 7 (15.56%) Cognos BI Developer
9 7 (15.56%) Cognos Developer
9 7 (15.56%) Data Warehouse Developer
10 6 (13.33%) Big Data Developer
10 6 (13.33%) Cognos BI Consultant
10 6 (13.33%) Cognos Consultant
10 6 (13.33%) Informatica Developer
11 5 (11.11%) Analyst
11 5 (11.11%) SAS Consultant
12 4 (8.89%) Architect
12 4 (8.89%) Informatica Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (6.67%) XML
2 2 (4.44%) Middleware
2 2 (4.44%) XML Schema
Miscellaneous
1 9 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (6.67%) FMCG
3 2 (4.44%) Computer Science
3 2 (4.44%) Equities
3 2 (4.44%) Fixed Income
3 2 (4.44%) Reference Data
3 2 (4.44%) Taxonomies
4 1 (2.22%) Credit Risk
4 1 (2.22%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (2.22%) Hybrid Cloud
4 1 (2.22%) IBM Mainframe
4 1 (2.22%) Mainframe
4 1 (2.22%) Management Information System
4 1 (2.22%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 4 (8.89%) Linux
2 2 (4.44%) Unix
2 2 (4.44%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (71.11%) Business Intelligence
2 29 (64.44%) ETL
3 25 (55.56%) Agile Software Development
4 21 (46.67%) Customer Engagement
4 21 (46.67%) Information Management
5 19 (42.22%) Analytics
6 15 (33.33%) Data Management
7 13 (28.89%) Master Data Management
8 7 (15.56%) Data Analysis
8 7 (15.56%) Stakeholder Management
9 6 (13.33%) Data Modelling
10 5 (11.11%) Logical Data Model
10 5 (11.11%) Migration
11 4 (8.89%) Data Integration
11 4 (8.89%) Metadata Management
12 3 (6.67%) Data Migration
12 3 (6.67%) DevOps
12 3 (6.67%) IT Strategy
12 3 (6.67%) SDLC
12 3 (6.67%) Supplier Management
Programming Languages
1 29 (64.44%) SQL
2 14 (31.11%) Java
3 5 (11.11%) T-SQL
4 2 (4.44%) PowerShell
4 2 (4.44%) Python
4 2 (4.44%) Scala
5 1 (2.22%) C
5 1 (2.22%) C#
5 1 (2.22%) JCL
5 1 (2.22%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (13.33%) Degree
2 1 (2.22%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.44%) ISO 20022
Vendors
1 13 (28.89%) IBM
2 12 (26.67%) Informatica
2 12 (26.67%) Netezza
3 10 (22.22%) Cognos
4 8 (17.78%) MicroStrategy
5 7 (15.56%) Oracle
5 7 (15.56%) Tableau
6 6 (13.33%) Teradata
7 4 (8.89%) DataFlux
7 4 (8.89%) Microsoft
8 2 (4.44%) F5
9 1 (2.22%) Google
9 1 (2.22%) Salesforce Marketing Cloud
9 1 (2.22%) Salesforce.com
9 1 (2.22%) SAP
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