Period
to 19 November 2018

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 19 November 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Data Quality
UK > Scotland
6 months to
19 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 182 174 180
Rank change year-on-year -8 +6 -35
Permanent jobs citing Data Quality 49 54 41
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 0.92% 0.97% 0.79%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 8.38% 11.39% 7.24%
Number of salaries quoted 41 29 14
Scotland median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £41,421
Median salary % change year-on-year - +20.71% -12.80%
10th Percentile £33,500 £36,850 £28,550
90th Percentile £69,250 £72,500 £54,625
UK median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £52,500
% 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 585 474 566
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 10.96% 8.47% 10.96%
Number of salaries quoted 361 308 347
Scotland median annual salary £44,676 £42,500 £41,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.12% +2.41% +3.75%
10th Percentile £25,875 £26,250 £24,700
90th Percentile £67,500 £66,250 £61,250
UK median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £49,000
% change year-on-year - +2.04% +6.52%

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 19 November 2018.

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 19 November 2018. 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 -1 24 £50,000 - 3
Edinburgh -6 19 £60,000 +20.00% 6
Aberdeen - 4 £44,676 -
Stirling - 2 £32,000 -
Data Quality
UK

For the 6 months to 19 November 2018, 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 26 (53.06%) SQL
2 24 (48.98%) Business Intelligence
3 23 (46.94%) Data Warehouse
4 18 (36.73%) Data Modelling
5 17 (34.69%) ETL
5 17 (34.69%) Power BI
6 15 (30.61%) Visualisation
6 15 (30.61%) Data Visualisation
6 15 (30.61%) Tableau
7 14 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
7 14 (28.57%) Analytics
7 14 (28.57%) Data Engineering
8 13 (26.53%) Finance
8 13 (26.53%) Python
9 12 (24.49%) Oracle
9 12 (24.49%) SQL Server
9 12 (24.49%) SAS
9 12 (24.49%) Data Management
9 12 (24.49%) Microsoft Azure
10 11 (22.45%) Amazon AWS
10 11 (22.45%) QlikView
10 11 (22.45%) Banking
10 11 (22.45%) Migration
10 11 (22.45%) Cognos
10 11 (22.45%) Analytical Skills
10 11 (22.45%) Database Theory
10 11 (22.45%) Relational Database Theory
10 11 (22.45%) Relational Database
11 10 (20.41%) Procedural Programming
11 10 (20.41%) Microsoft

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 12 (24.49%) SAS
2 4 (8.16%) Smallworld
3 1 (2.04%) PowerExchange
Applications
1 4 (8.16%) Microsoft Excel
1 4 (8.16%) Microsoft Office
1 4 (8.16%) Microsoft PowerPoint
1 4 (8.16%) SPSS
Cloud Services
1 12 (24.49%) Microsoft Azure
2 11 (22.45%) Amazon AWS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (46.94%) Data Warehouse
2 17 (34.69%) Power BI
3 12 (24.49%) SQL Server
4 11 (22.45%) QlikView
4 11 (22.45%) Relational Database
5 6 (12.24%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 5 (10.20%) Qlik Sense
6 5 (10.20%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 5 (10.20%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 4 (8.16%) Spotfire
8 3 (6.12%) GIS
8 3 (6.12%) Star Schema
9 2 (4.08%) Hadoop
10 1 (2.04%) Big Data
10 1 (2.04%) BusinessObjects
10 1 (2.04%) DataStage
10 1 (2.04%) DB2
10 1 (2.04%) IBM InfoSphere
10 1 (2.04%) MySQL
10 1 (2.04%) PowerCenter
Development Applications
1 3 (6.12%) JIRA
2 1 (2.04%) ERwin
General
1 13 (26.53%) Finance
2 11 (22.45%) Banking
3 3 (6.12%) Corporate Banking
3 3 (6.12%) Telecoms
4 2 (4.08%) Retail Banking
5 1 (2.04%) Advertising
5 1 (2.04%) Legal
5 1 (2.04%) Retail
Job Titles
1 15 (30.61%) Consultant
2 10 (20.41%) Business Consultant
2 10 (20.41%) Business Intelligence Consultant
3 9 (18.37%) Analyst
4 5 (10.20%) Analytics Manager
4 5 (10.20%) Architect
4 5 (10.20%) Data Analyst
4 5 (10.20%) Data Analytics Manager
4 5 (10.20%) Data Architect
4 5 (10.20%) Data Manager
5 4 (8.16%) Data Engineer
6 3 (6.12%) Senior Analytics Manager
6 3 (6.12%) Senior Manager
7 2 (4.08%) Business Analyst
7 2 (4.08%) Migration Analyst
7 2 (4.08%) Report Analyst
7 2 (4.08%) Senior Analyst
7 2 (4.08%) Senior Reporting Analyst
7 2 (4.08%) SQL Analyst
7 2 (4.08%) Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.04%) .NET
1 1 (2.04%) .NET Framework
1 1 (2.04%) AngularJS
1 1 (2.04%) ASP.NET
1 1 (2.04%) Ext JS
Miscellaneous
1 11 (22.45%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (10.20%) Data Structures
3 4 (8.16%) Driving Licence
3 4 (8.16%) PMI
4 1 (2.04%) Client/Server
4 1 (2.04%) Computer Science
4 1 (2.04%) Fintech
4 1 (2.04%) Greenfield Project
4 1 (2.04%) Reference Data
4 1 (2.04%) Taxonomies
Operating Systems
1 3 (6.12%) Unix
2 1 (2.04%) Linux
2 1 (2.04%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (48.98%) Business Intelligence
2 18 (36.73%) Data Modelling
3 17 (34.69%) ETL
4 15 (30.61%) Data Visualisation
4 15 (30.61%) Visualisation
5 14 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
5 14 (28.57%) Analytics
5 14 (28.57%) Data Engineering
6 12 (24.49%) Data Management
7 11 (22.45%) Database Theory
7 11 (22.45%) Migration
7 11 (22.45%) Relational Database Theory
8 10 (20.41%) Data Extraction
8 10 (20.41%) Procedural Programming
9 9 (18.37%) Data Architecture
9 9 (18.37%) Data Cleansing
9 9 (18.37%) Data Migration
9 9 (18.37%) Stakeholder Management
10 8 (16.33%) Risk Management
11 7 (14.29%) Data Integration
Programming Languages
1 26 (53.06%) SQL
2 13 (26.53%) Python
3 10 (20.41%) Bash Shell
3 10 (20.41%) Scala
4 1 (2.04%) C#
4 1 (2.04%) Java
4 1 (2.04%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (8.16%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.08%) GDPR
1 2 (4.08%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 2 (4.08%) PCI DSS
2 1 (2.04%) QA
Vendors
1 15 (30.61%) Tableau
2 12 (24.49%) Oracle
3 11 (22.45%) Cognos
4 10 (20.41%) Microsoft
5 7 (14.29%) Teradata
6 4 (8.16%) CA
7 3 (6.12%) CA Agile Central
8 2 (4.08%) IBM
9 1 (2.04%) Informatica
9 1 (2.04%) MicroStrategy
9 1 (2.04%) Trillium