The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Somerset 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 23 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Data Quality
South West / Somerset
3 months to
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 66 70 72
Rank change year-on-year +4 +2  
Permanent jobs citing Data Quality 13 3 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Somerset 1.85% 0.46% 0.16%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 18.31% 3.61% 1.41%
Number of salaries quoted 2 3 1
Median salary £65,000 £42,500 £28,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +52.94% +49.12%  
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 Somerset with a requirement for quality assurance and compliance skills.

Quality Assurance & Compliance Skills
Somerset
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for quality assurance and compliance skills 71 83 71
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Somerset 10.11% 12.59% 11.27%
Number of salaries quoted 34 75 63
Median salary £46,250 £40,000 £37,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +15.62% +8.10%  
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £32,000 £20,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £45,500 £47,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year - +5.88%  

Data Quality
Job Vacancy Trend in Somerset

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Somerset 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 Somerset

Data Quality
Salary Trend in Somerset

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Data Quality in Somerset.

Salary trend for Data Quality in Somerset

Data Quality
Job Locations in Somerset

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Data Quality within the Somerset region over the 3 months to 23 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
Bath -3 11 - -
Taunton - 2 £65,000 -
Data Quality
South West

For the 6 months to 23 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 Somerset region with a requirement for Data Quality.

1 11 (84.62%) Degree
2 8 (61.54%) SLA
2 8 (61.54%) Legal
2 8 (61.54%) CMS
2 8 (61.54%) ITIL
2 8 (61.54%) Configuration Management
3 5 (38.46%) Microsoft Excel
3 5 (38.46%) Microsoft
4 3 (23.08%) Manufacturing
4 3 (23.08%) Data Analysis
4 3 (23.08%) Logistics
4 3 (23.08%) Dynamics AX
4 3 (23.08%) System Testing
4 3 (23.08%) Data Cleansing
4 3 (23.08%) Data Conversion
4 3 (23.08%) Microsoft Office
4 3 (23.08%) Management Information System
4 3 (23.08%) Finance
4 3 (23.08%) ERP
5 2 (15.38%) Planning and Forecasting
5 2 (15.38%) Data Strategy
5 2 (15.38%) XML
5 2 (15.38%) MS Access
5 2 (15.38%) C#
5 2 (15.38%) PHP
5 2 (15.38%) SQL
5 2 (15.38%) T-SQL
5 2 (15.38%) VBA
5 2 (15.38%) .NET
5 2 (15.38%) MySQL

Data Quality
Co-occurring IT Skills in Somerset 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 8 (61.54%) CMS
Applications
1 5 (38.46%) Microsoft Excel
2 3 (23.08%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 3 (23.08%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 2 (15.38%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (15.38%) Big Data
1 2 (15.38%) MS Access
1 2 (15.38%) MySQL
1 2 (15.38%) SQL Server
1 2 (15.38%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 8 (61.54%) Legal
2 3 (23.08%) Finance
2 3 (23.08%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 8 (61.54%) Service Transition Specialist
2 3 (23.08%) Analyst
2 3 (23.08%) Systems Analyst
3 2 (15.38%) Head of Development
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (15.38%) .NET
1 2 (15.38%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (23.08%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (61.54%) Configuration Management
1 8 (61.54%) ITIL
2 3 (23.08%) Data Analysis
2 3 (23.08%) Data Cleansing
2 3 (23.08%) Data Conversion
2 3 (23.08%) ERP
2 3 (23.08%) Logistics
2 3 (23.08%) System Testing
3 2 (15.38%) Analytics
3 2 (15.38%) Continuous Improvement
3 2 (15.38%) Data Strategy
3 2 (15.38%) Data Transformation
3 2 (15.38%) Planning and Forecasting
Programming Languages
1 2 (15.38%) C#
1 2 (15.38%) PHP
1 2 (15.38%) SQL
1 2 (15.38%) T-SQL
1 2 (15.38%) VBA
Qualifications
1 11 (84.62%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (61.54%) SLA
Vendors
1 5 (38.46%) Microsoft