Period
to 3 March 2021

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the South East 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 3 March 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Data Quality
England > South East
6 months to
3 Mar 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 260 247 302
Rank change year-on-year -13 +55 +70
Permanent jobs citing Data Quality 80 238 243
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the South East 0.69% 1.06% 0.92%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 4.61% 7.55% 6.31%
Number of salaries quoted 73 177 196
Median annual salary £42,500 £59,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -27.97% +7.27% +11.45%
10th Percentile £30,000 £32,100 £33,775
90th Percentile £70,000 £111,320 £79,375
England median annual salary £55,000 £57,500 £55,500
% change year-on-year -4.35% +3.60% +5.71%

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 the South East with a requirement for quality assurance or compliance skills.

All Quality Assurance and Compliance Skills
South East
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for quality assurance or compliance skills 1,736 3,154 3,852
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 14.98% 14.06% 14.50%
Number of salaries quoted 1,176 2,460 3,061
Median annual salary £50,000 £52,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -3.85% +9.47% +5.56%
10th Percentile £30,000 £28,000 £27,500
90th Percentile £76,250 £78,750 £72,500
England median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% -

Data Quality
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

Job postings citing Data Quality as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in the South East.

Job vacancy trend for Data Quality in the South East

Data Quality
Salary Trend in the South East

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Data Quality in the South East.

Salary trend for Data Quality in the South East

Data Quality
Salary Histogram in the South East

Salary distribution for jobs citing Data Quality in the South East over the 6 months to 3 March 2021.

Salary histogram for Data Quality in the South East

Data Quality
Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Data Quality within the South East region over the 6 months to 3 March 2021. 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
Thames Valley +17 30 £50,000 -23.08% 8
Hampshire +61 23 £42,500 +6.25% 1
Berkshire +12 15 £46,250 -38.33% 1
Buckinghamshire +34 14 £55,000 +46.67% 7
East Sussex +38 9 £36,500 -48.77%
West Sussex +14 9 £43,750 +16.67%
Surrey -1 6 £65,000 -3.70% 3
Kent +29 2 £30,000 -42.86% 1
Oxfordshire +39 1 £77,500 +24.00%
Data Quality
England

For the 6 months to 3 March 2021, 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 South East region with a requirement for Data Quality.

1 40 (50.00%) Business Intelligence
2 37 (46.25%) Data Analysis
3 35 (43.75%) Data Governance
4 34 (42.50%) SQL
5 28 (35.00%) Decision-Making
6 27 (33.75%) Data Warehouse
7 24 (30.00%) Finance
8 22 (27.50%) Power BI
8 22 (27.50%) Power Platform
9 19 (23.75%) ETL
10 18 (22.50%) Analytics
11 17 (21.25%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
11 17 (21.25%) Taxonomies
12 15 (18.75%) Microsoft
12 15 (18.75%) Microsoft Excel
13 14 (17.50%) Data Science
14 13 (16.25%) Data Modelling
15 12 (15.00%) Data Management
15 12 (15.00%) Visualisation
16 11 (13.75%) Tableau
16 11 (13.75%) Analytical Skills
16 11 (13.75%) Degree
17 10 (12.50%) SQL Server
17 10 (12.50%) Data Visualisation
17 10 (12.50%) Azure
18 9 (11.25%) Data Cleansing
18 9 (11.25%) Data Engineering
18 9 (11.25%) SharePoint
18 9 (11.25%) Dynamics 365
19 8 (10.00%) Information Management

Data Quality
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South East 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 9 (11.25%) SharePoint
2 6 (7.50%) SAS
3 4 (5.00%) Apache Spark
4 1 (1.25%) Appian
4 1 (1.25%) ArcGIS
Applications
1 15 (18.75%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (2.50%) Microsoft Office
3 1 (1.25%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 2 (2.50%) Movex
1 2 (2.50%) SAP CO
1 2 (2.50%) SAP FI
1 2 (2.50%) SAP FI/CO
2 1 (1.25%) SAP S/4HANA
Cloud Services
1 22 (27.50%) Power Platform
2 10 (12.50%) Azure
3 9 (11.25%) Dynamics 365
4 4 (5.00%) AWS
5 3 (3.75%) Amazon S3
6 1 (1.25%) Azure Data Factory
6 1 (1.25%) Cloud Computing
6 1 (1.25%) GCP
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.50%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (33.75%) Data Warehouse
2 22 (27.50%) Power BI
3 17 (21.25%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
4 11 (13.75%) Tableau
5 10 (12.50%) SQL Server
6 6 (7.50%) Big Data
6 6 (7.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 6 (7.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 5 (6.25%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 4 (5.00%) BusinessObjects
8 4 (5.00%) Data Lake
8 4 (5.00%) Hadoop
9 3 (3.75%) Amazon Athena
9 3 (3.75%) Amazon Redshift
9 3 (3.75%) Delta Lake
9 3 (3.75%) Looker
9 3 (3.75%) Parquet
9 3 (3.75%) PostgreSQL
9 3 (3.75%) Presto
9 3 (3.75%) Snowflake Schema
Development Applications
1 2 (2.50%) Cucumber
1 2 (2.50%) Git (software)
1 2 (2.50%) Jenkins
1 2 (2.50%) NUnit
1 2 (2.50%) Selenium
General
1 24 (30.00%) Finance
2 4 (5.00%) Retail
3 3 (3.75%) Banking
4 2 (2.50%) Marketing
4 2 (2.50%) Public Sector
5 1 (1.25%) Back Office
5 1 (1.25%) Billing
5 1 (1.25%) Dutch Language
5 1 (1.25%) French Language
5 1 (1.25%) German Language
5 1 (1.25%) Investment Banking
5 1 (1.25%) Italian Language
5 1 (1.25%) Retail Banking
5 1 (1.25%) Spanish Language
5 1 (1.25%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 30 (37.50%) Analyst
2 27 (33.75%) Data Analyst
3 17 (21.25%) Data Governance Specialist
4 9 (11.25%) Data Engineer
5 7 (8.75%) Senior Analyst
6 6 (7.50%) Senior Data Analyst
7 4 (5.00%) Business Analyst
7 4 (5.00%) ETL Analyst
8 3 (3.75%) Architect
8 3 (3.75%) AWS Engineer
8 3 (3.75%) Data Business Analyst
8 3 (3.75%) Data Manager
8 3 (3.75%) Data Quality Analyst
8 3 (3.75%) Developer
8 3 (3.75%) Quality Analyst
9 2 (2.50%) Business Systems Analyst
9 2 (2.50%) Consultant
9 2 (2.50%) Project Manager
9 2 (2.50%) SQL Analyst
9 2 (2.50%) Systems Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (2.50%) Gherkin
2 1 (1.25%) Google Maps API
2 1 (1.25%) J2EE
2 1 (1.25%) Kafka
2 1 (1.25%) Web Services
2 1 (1.25%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 17 (21.25%) Taxonomies
2 11 (13.75%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (7.50%) Data Structures
4 5 (6.25%) LIMS
5 3 (3.75%) Cloud Native
6 1 (1.25%) Algorithms
6 1 (1.25%) CMDB
6 1 (1.25%) Cybercrime
6 1 (1.25%) Life Science
6 1 (1.25%) Management Information System
6 1 (1.25%) NHS
6 1 (1.25%) Self-Motivation
6 1 (1.25%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (50.00%) Business Intelligence
2 37 (46.25%) Data Analysis
3 35 (43.75%) Data Governance
4 28 (35.00%) Decision-Making
5 19 (23.75%) ETL
6 18 (22.50%) Analytics
7 14 (17.50%) Data Science
8 13 (16.25%) Data Modelling
9 12 (15.00%) Data Management
9 12 (15.00%) Visualisation
10 10 (12.50%) Data Visualisation
11 9 (11.25%) Data Cleansing
11 9 (11.25%) Data Engineering
12 8 (10.00%) Information Management
12 8 (10.00%) Line Management
12 8 (10.00%) Migration
13 7 (8.75%) Computer Science
14 6 (7.50%) Agile Software Development
14 6 (7.50%) Data Transformation
14 6 (7.50%) Problem-Solving
Programming Languages
1 34 (42.50%) SQL
2 7 (8.75%) Python
3 6 (7.50%) R
4 2 (2.50%) C#
4 2 (2.50%) Ruby
5 1 (1.25%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
5 1 (1.25%) Java
5 1 (1.25%) JavaScript
5 1 (1.25%) PL/SQL
5 1 (1.25%) Scala
5 1 (1.25%) T-SQL
5 1 (1.25%) VBA
Qualifications
1 11 (13.75%) Degree
2 2 (2.50%) ISTQB
2 2 (2.50%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 2 (2.50%) SC Cleared
2 2 (2.50%) Security Cleared
3 1 (1.25%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (1.25%) Numerate Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.25%) GDPR
System Software
1 3 (3.75%) HDFS
Vendors
1 15 (18.75%) Microsoft
2 7 (8.75%) SAP
3 4 (5.00%) Databricks
4 3 (3.75%) Oracle
4 3 (3.75%) Salesforce.com
5 2 (2.50%) JD Edwards
6 1 (1.25%) Alteryx
6 1 (1.25%) ESRI
6 1 (1.25%) Google
6 1 (1.25%) Informatica
6 1 (1.25%) ServiceNow