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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 16 May 2022 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Data Quality
England > South East
6 months to
16 May 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 276 292 274
Rank change year-on-year +16 -18 +36
Permanent jobs citing Data Quality 207 84 157
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the South East 1.04% 0.63% 0.90%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 6.64% 4.21% 6.39%
Number of salaries quoted 117 53 101
10th Percentile £29,000 £30,000 £33,750
25th Percentile £42,500 £32,500 £45,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £52,500 £45,000 £70,000
Median % change year-on-year +16.67% -35.71% +27.27%
75th Percentile £67,500 £67,500 £78,750
90th Percentile £77,500 £78,250 £93,750
England median annual salary £60,000 £57,500 £65,000
% change year-on-year +4.35% -11.54% +13.04%

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 3,117 1,993 2,456
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 15.68% 15.03% 14.10%
Number of salaries quoted 1,880 1,298 1,892
10th Percentile £28,725 £31,175 £28,750
25th Percentile £37,500 £40,500 £37,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £52,500 £50,000 £52,500
Median % change year-on-year +5.00% -4.76% +5.00%
75th Percentile £67,500 £64,813 £67,500
90th Percentile £78,750 £76,250 £78,750
England median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £54,000
% change year-on-year - +1.85% +8.00%

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 16 May 2022.

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 16 May 2022. 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
Jobs
Thames Valley +6 94 £62,500 +19.05% 11
Berkshire +22 49 £75,000 +63.93% 7
Surrey -19 46 £45,250 -35.36% 2
Buckinghamshire -35 35 £37,500 -31.82% 3
Hampshire -63 24 £52,500 +8.81% 2
Kent -33 17 £48,250 +48.46% 3
West Sussex +7 14 £57,500 +31.43%
East Sussex -7 11 £51,000 +70.00% 4
Oxfordshire -24 10 £62,500 -19.35% 1
Data Quality
England

For the 6 months to 16 May 2022, 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 96 (46.38%) SQL
2 88 (42.51%) Business Intelligence
3 77 (37.20%) Analytical Skills
4 71 (34.30%) Data Warehouse
4 71 (34.30%) Data Management
5 69 (33.33%) Azure
6 68 (32.85%) Data Modelling
7 65 (31.40%) Microsoft
8 63 (30.43%) Agile
9 62 (29.95%) Analytics
10 57 (27.54%) ETL
11 56 (27.05%) SQL Server
12 52 (25.12%) Finance
13 51 (24.64%) Data Governance
14 49 (23.67%) Power Platform
15 47 (22.71%) Power BI
16 46 (22.22%) Migration
16 46 (22.22%) Problem-Solving
17 45 (21.74%) Social Skills
18 41 (19.81%) Validation
18 41 (19.81%) SQL Server Integration Services
19 39 (18.84%) Degree
20 36 (17.39%) Management Information System
21 35 (16.91%) Data Migration
22 34 (16.43%) Python
22 34 (16.43%) Microsoft Excel
23 32 (15.46%) Data Cleansing
23 32 (15.46%) Decision-Making
24 30 (14.49%) Telecoms
25 29 (14.01%) Data Analysis

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 8 (3.86%) Oracle Spatial
2 5 (2.42%) Apache Spark
2 5 (2.42%) Confluence
3 1 (0.48%) Apache Airflow
3 1 (0.48%) IIS
Applications
1 34 (16.43%) Microsoft Excel
2 12 (5.80%) Microsoft Office
3 7 (3.38%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 3 (1.45%) MS Visio
5 2 (0.97%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 2 (0.97%) Dynamics CRM
1 2 (0.97%) Salesforce.com CRM
Cloud Services
1 69 (33.33%) Azure
2 49 (23.67%) Power Platform
3 24 (11.59%) AWS
4 18 (8.70%) Azure Data Factory
5 10 (4.83%) PowerApps
6 7 (3.38%) GCP
7 6 (2.90%) Azure Synapse Analytics
8 4 (1.93%) Collibra
9 3 (1.45%) Dynamics 365
9 3 (1.45%) Microsoft 365
9 3 (1.45%) SaaS
9 3 (1.45%) Snowflake
10 2 (0.97%) Amazon S3
10 2 (0.97%) GitHub
10 2 (0.97%) Power Automate
11 1 (0.48%) Cloud Computing
11 1 (0.48%) IaaS
11 1 (0.48%) PaaS
11 1 (0.48%) Salesforce Service Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 8 (3.86%) 5G
2 5 (2.42%) SSH
3 3 (1.45%) Broadband
3 3 (1.45%) Ethernet
3 3 (1.45%) Mobile Broadband
Database & Business Intelligence
1 71 (34.30%) Data Warehouse
2 56 (27.05%) SQL Server
3 47 (22.71%) Power BI
4 41 (19.81%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 26 (12.56%) Relational Database
6 21 (10.14%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 20 (9.66%) NoSQL
8 18 (8.70%) Azure SQL Database
9 17 (8.21%) Data Lake
10 16 (7.73%) RDBMS
11 15 (7.25%) Big Data
11 15 (7.25%) Spatial Data
12 13 (6.28%) Metadata
13 10 (4.83%) GIS
14 8 (3.86%) PostgreSQL
14 8 (3.86%) QlikView
15 7 (3.38%) Microsoft Analysis Services
15 7 (3.38%) SQL Server Analysis Services
16 6 (2.90%) DTS
16 6 (2.90%) Snowflake Schema
Development Applications
1 14 (6.76%) Git (software)
2 10 (4.83%) JIRA
3 7 (3.38%) ER Studio
4 3 (1.45%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 3 (1.45%) Visual Studio
5 1 (0.48%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 77 (37.20%) Analytical Skills
2 52 (25.12%) Finance
3 45 (21.74%) Social Skills
4 30 (14.49%) Telecoms
5 18 (8.70%) Legal
6 15 (7.25%) Law
7 12 (5.80%) Marketing
8 10 (4.83%) Inclusion and Diversity
8 10 (4.83%) Organisational Skills
9 9 (4.35%) Influencing Skills
9 9 (4.35%) Pharmaceutical
9 9 (4.35%) Spanish Language
10 5 (2.42%) Automotive
11 4 (1.93%) Aviation
11 4 (1.93%) Social Housing
12 3 (1.45%) Back Office
12 3 (1.45%) Banking
13 2 (0.97%) Advertising
13 2 (0.97%) Manufacturing
13 2 (0.97%) Retail
Job Titles
1 47 (22.71%) Analyst
2 28 (13.53%) Developer
3 27 (13.04%) Data Analyst
4 25 (12.08%) Data Engineer
5 24 (11.59%) Data Manager
6 16 (7.73%) Architect
7 10 (4.83%) Data Architect
7 10 (4.83%) Senior Developer
8 9 (4.35%) Data Quality Analyst
8 9 (4.35%) Data Warehouse Manager
8 9 (4.35%) Quality Analyst
8 9 (4.35%) SQL Developer
9 8 (3.86%) Performance Analyst
9 8 (3.86%) Senior Data Engineer
10 7 (3.38%) Data Quality Manager
10 7 (3.38%) Database Developer
10 7 (3.38%) Designer
10 7 (3.38%) Quality Manager
11 6 (2.90%) Business Intelligence Developer
11 6 (2.90%) Data Warehouse Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (4.35%) XML
2 8 (3.86%) PostGIS
3 7 (3.38%) PySpark
4 5 (2.42%) .NET
4 5 (2.42%) AngularJS
4 5 (2.42%) CSS
4 5 (2.42%) FastAPI
4 5 (2.42%) Flask
4 5 (2.42%) HTML
4 5 (2.42%) Kafka
5 4 (1.93%) .NET Core
5 4 (1.93%) JSON
6 3 (1.45%) Pandas
7 2 (0.97%) NumPy
7 2 (0.97%) Regular Expression
7 2 (0.97%) Web Services
8 1 (0.48%) jQuery
8 1 (0.48%) Matplotlib
8 1 (0.48%) Middleware
8 1 (0.48%) SciPy
Miscellaneous
1 36 (17.39%) Management Information System
2 10 (4.83%) Enterprise Software
2 10 (4.83%) Self-Motivation
3 9 (4.35%) Data Structures
4 6 (2.90%) Legacy Systems
5 5 (2.42%) Reference Data
6 4 (1.93%) Data Protection Act
6 4 (1.93%) Housing Association
6 4 (1.93%) User Experience
7 3 (1.45%) Driving Licence
8 2 (0.97%) Algorithms
8 2 (0.97%) Public Cloud
9 1 (0.48%) CMDB
9 1 (0.48%) IoT
9 1 (0.48%) iSeries
9 1 (0.48%) Life Science
9 1 (0.48%) Marketing Technology
9 1 (0.48%) Mobile App
9 1 (0.48%) Renewable Energy
9 1 (0.48%) SCADA
Operating Systems
1 5 (2.42%) Linux
2 1 (0.48%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 88 (42.51%) Business Intelligence
2 71 (34.30%) Data Management
3 68 (32.85%) Data Modelling
4 63 (30.43%) Agile
5 62 (29.95%) Analytics
6 57 (27.54%) ETL
7 51 (24.64%) Data Governance
8 46 (22.22%) Migration
8 46 (22.22%) Problem-Solving
9 41 (19.81%) Validation
10 35 (16.91%) Data Migration
11 32 (15.46%) Data Cleansing
11 32 (15.46%) Decision-Making
12 29 (14.01%) Data Analysis
13 28 (13.53%) Data Engineering
14 27 (13.04%) DevOps
15 24 (11.59%) Data Analytics
16 23 (11.11%) Continuous Improvement
16 23 (11.11%) Data Science
16 23 (11.11%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 96 (46.38%) SQL
2 34 (16.43%) Python
3 21 (10.14%) T-SQL
4 16 (7.73%) PowerShell
5 6 (2.90%) Bash
6 5 (2.42%) C#
6 5 (2.42%) Scala
7 4 (1.93%) C
8 3 (1.45%) Java
9 2 (0.97%) JavaScript
9 2 (0.97%) R
10 1 (0.48%) ABAP
10 1 (0.48%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
10 1 (0.48%) PL/SQL
10 1 (0.48%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 39 (18.84%) Degree
2 5 (2.42%) Computer Science Degree
3 4 (1.93%) MBA
3 4 (1.93%) PMI Certification
4 3 (1.45%) Numerate Degree
4 3 (1.45%) PMP
5 2 (0.97%) CIPD
5 2 (0.97%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (0.48%) AWS Certification
6 1 (0.48%) CISA
6 1 (0.48%) CISM
6 1 (0.48%) CISSP
6 1 (0.48%) CRISC
6 1 (0.48%) MCDBA
6 1 (0.48%) MCP
6 1 (0.48%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (9.66%) QA
2 17 (8.21%) GDPR
3 5 (2.42%) Accessibility
4 2 (0.97%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 1 (0.48%) PMO
5 1 (0.48%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (2.42%) Docker
2 2 (0.97%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.48%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 5 (2.42%) Kubernetes
2 1 (0.48%) Ansible
2 1 (0.48%) SCCM
Vendors
1 65 (31.40%) Microsoft
2 17 (8.21%) Salesforce.com
3 15 (7.25%) Oracle
4 14 (6.76%) Databricks
5 13 (6.28%) Informatica
5 13 (6.28%) SAP
6 4 (1.93%) BT
6 4 (1.93%) Google
6 4 (1.93%) Jitterbit
6 4 (1.93%) TIBCO
6 4 (1.93%) Trillium
7 3 (1.45%) IBM
7 3 (1.45%) Palantir
8 2 (0.97%) Facebook
8 2 (0.97%) GoldenSource
8 2 (0.97%) MicroStrategy
8 2 (0.97%) StreamSets
8 2 (0.97%) YouTube
9 1 (0.48%) ServiceNow
9 1 (0.48%) Xactly