Period
to 24 November 2017

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

Data Quality
UK > Scotland
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 167 173 134
Rank change year-on-year +6 -39 +85
Permanent jobs citing Data Quality 54 40 109
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 0.95% 0.77% 1.69%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 10.91% 7.18% 12.12%
Number of salaries quoted 29 13 87
Scotland median annual salary £50,000 £41,421 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +20.71% -12.80% +10.47%
10th Percentile £36,850 £28,200 £37,500
90th Percentile £72,500 £54,750 £58,000
UK median annual salary £52,500 £52,316 £50,000
% change year-on-year +0.35% +4.63% -

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 495 557 899
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 8.74% 10.76% 13.90%
Number of salaries quoted 320 343 534
Scotland median annual salary £42,500 £41,421 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.60% +3.55% +2.56%
10th Percentile £26,700 £24,282 £28,000
90th Percentile £66,250 £61,000 £60,000
UK median annual salary £50,000 £48,500 £46,500
% change year-on-year +3.09% +4.30% +3.33%

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 24 November 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 6 months to 24 November 2017. 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
Edinburgh +2 30 £50,000 +19.61% 2
Glasgow -7 28 £50,000 +25.00%
Inverclyde - 1 - -
Data Quality
UK

For the 6 months to 24 November 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 27 (50.00%) ETL
2 23 (42.59%) Data Management
3 22 (40.74%) Information Management
4 21 (38.89%) Data Warehouse
4 21 (38.89%) Business Intelligence
5 20 (37.04%) Migration
5 20 (37.04%) Analytical Skills
6 16 (29.63%) Master Data Management
6 16 (29.63%) Agile Software Development
7 15 (27.78%) Data Migration
8 14 (25.93%) Informatica
8 14 (25.93%) PowerCenter
8 14 (25.93%) SQL
9 13 (24.07%) Quality Management
9 13 (24.07%) Finance
9 13 (24.07%) Data Integration
9 13 (24.07%) Degree
10 12 (22.22%) Technical Architecture
11 11 (20.37%) Customer Engagement
11 11 (20.37%) Big Data
12 10 (18.52%) DevOps
12 10 (18.52%) SAP Data Services
12 10 (18.52%) High Availability
12 10 (18.52%) SAP HANA
12 10 (18.52%) Hybrid Cloud
12 10 (18.52%) iPaaS
12 10 (18.52%) SAP
13 9 (16.67%) Oracle
13 9 (16.67%) BusinessObjects
13 9 (16.67%) Netezza

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 7 (12.96%) Apache Spark
1 7 (12.96%) SAS
Applications
1 7 (12.96%) Microsoft Excel
2 4 (7.41%) Microsoft Office
2 4 (7.41%) MS Visio
3 2 (3.70%) EngageOne
3 2 (3.70%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 2 (3.70%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 1 (1.85%) Cognos Business Intelligence
Cloud Services
1 10 (18.52%) iPaaS
2 2 (3.70%) Azure Data Factory
2 2 (3.70%) IBM Blueworks
2 2 (3.70%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (1.85%) Amazon AWS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (38.89%) Data Warehouse
2 14 (25.93%) PowerCenter
3 11 (20.37%) Big Data
4 10 (18.52%) SAP Data Services
4 10 (18.52%) SAP HANA
5 9 (16.67%) BusinessObjects
6 7 (12.96%) Hadoop
7 5 (9.26%) Relational Database
8 3 (5.56%) Data Mining
8 3 (5.56%) SQL Server
8 3 (5.56%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 2 (3.70%) Apache Hive
9 2 (3.70%) Data Lake
9 2 (3.70%) DataStage
9 2 (3.70%) MS Access
9 2 (3.70%) Power BI
9 2 (3.70%) SQL Server 2012
9 2 (3.70%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 2 (3.70%) Star Schema
10 1 (1.85%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 2 (3.70%) ERwin
1 2 (3.70%) Git (software)
1 2 (3.70%) MagicDraw
1 2 (3.70%) PVCS
2 1 (1.85%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 13 (24.07%) Finance
2 7 (12.96%) Banking
3 3 (5.56%) Marketing
4 2 (3.70%) Advertising
4 2 (3.70%) Investment Banking
4 2 (3.70%) Retail Banking
5 1 (1.85%) Back Office
5 1 (1.85%) Front Office
5 1 (1.85%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 21 (38.89%) Developer
2 12 (22.22%) Architect
3 11 (20.37%) Consultant
4 10 (18.52%) Analyst
4 10 (18.52%) Integration Architect
4 10 (18.52%) SAP Architect
4 10 (18.52%) SAP Technical Architect
4 10 (18.52%) Technical Architect
5 9 (16.67%) ETL Consultant
5 9 (16.67%) ETL Developer
6 7 (12.96%) Data Consultant
6 7 (12.96%) Informatica Developer
7 5 (9.26%) Data Warehouse Developer
7 5 (9.26%) Senior Analyst
8 4 (7.41%) Business Intelligence Developer
8 4 (7.41%) Data Warehouse Consultant
9 3 (5.56%) Business Analyst
9 3 (5.56%) Data Analyst
9 3 (5.56%) Data Engineer
10 2 (3.70%) Cognos BI Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (3.70%) XML
1 2 (3.70%) XML Schema
2 1 (1.85%) MDX
2 1 (1.85%) Visualforce
Miscellaneous
1 20 (37.04%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (18.52%) Hybrid Cloud
3 5 (9.26%) Reference Data
4 3 (5.56%) Computer Science
4 3 (5.56%) FMCG
5 2 (3.70%) Data Structures
5 2 (3.70%) Equities
5 2 (3.70%) Fixed Income
5 2 (3.70%) Taxonomies
Operating Systems
1 3 (5.56%) Linux
2 2 (3.70%) Unix
2 2 (3.70%) Windows
3 1 (1.85%) Mac OS
3 1 (1.85%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (50.00%) ETL
2 23 (42.59%) Data Management
3 22 (40.74%) Information Management
4 21 (38.89%) Business Intelligence
5 20 (37.04%) Migration
6 16 (29.63%) Agile Software Development
6 16 (29.63%) Master Data Management
7 15 (27.78%) Data Migration
8 13 (24.07%) Data Integration
8 13 (24.07%) Quality Management
9 12 (22.22%) Technical Architecture
10 11 (20.37%) Customer Engagement
11 10 (18.52%) DevOps
11 10 (18.52%) High Availability
12 8 (14.81%) Analytics
13 6 (11.11%) Data Modelling
14 5 (9.26%) Data Analysis
14 5 (9.26%) Data Governance
14 5 (9.26%) Stakeholder Management
15 4 (7.41%) Machine Learning
Programming Languages
1 14 (25.93%) SQL
2 6 (11.11%) Java
3 5 (9.26%) Scala
4 3 (5.56%) Python
5 2 (3.70%) Clojure
5 2 (3.70%) JavaScript
5 2 (3.70%) R
5 2 (3.70%) Ruby
5 2 (3.70%) T-SQL
5 2 (3.70%) VBA
6 1 (1.85%) Apex Code
Qualifications
1 13 (24.07%) Degree
2 2 (3.70%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (7.41%) QA
2 2 (3.70%) ISO 20022
3 1 (1.85%) SLA
Vendors
1 14 (25.93%) Informatica
2 10 (18.52%) SAP
3 9 (16.67%) Netezza
3 9 (16.67%) Oracle
4 7 (12.96%) MicroStrategy
4 7 (12.96%) Tableau
4 7 (12.96%) Teradata
5 4 (7.41%) Cognos
5 4 (7.41%) IBM
6 3 (5.56%) Microsoft
7 2 (3.70%) Salesforce.com