Period
to 16 October 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 16 October 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Data Quality
England > South East
6 months to
16 Oct 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 309 249 297
Rank change year-on-year -60 +48 +36
Permanent jobs citing Data Quality 144 39 237
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the South East 0.81% 0.49% 0.93%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 5.07% 3.76% 6.41%
Number of salaries quoted 104 27 167
10th Percentile £37,500 £32,150 £31,500
25th Percentile £47,500 £37,750 £36,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £65,000 £53,500 £47,500
Median % change year-on-year +21.50% +12.63% -5.00%
75th Percentile £75,000 £70,000 £67,500
90th Percentile £87,500 " £86,000
England median annual salary £60,025 £60,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year +0.04% +14.29% -4.55%

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 2,840 1,036 3,700
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 15.98% 13.14% 14.57%
Number of salaries quoted 1,818 818 2,796
10th Percentile £28,750 £32,500 £27,500
25th Percentile £36,250 £41,250 £36,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £50,000 £52,500 £50,000
Median % change year-on-year -4.76% +5.00% +3.09%
75th Percentile £62,500 £65,000 £65,000
90th Percentile £75,000 £77,500 £76,125
England median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year - +10.00% -

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 October 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 16 October 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 -30 83 £65,000 +8.33% 12
Berkshire -46 37 £72,500 +100.00% 4
Buckinghamshire -49 24 £65,000 -7.14% 6
Oxfordshire - 22 £45,000 - 2
Kent -26 18 £50,000 +50.38%
Hampshire -113 14 £65,000 +1.96% 3
Surrey -66 11 £55,000 -21.43% 6
West Sussex -4 9 £65,000 -
East Sussex -43 2 £65,000 +45.25% 1
Middlesex +7 1 £72,500 +61.11%
Data Quality
England

For the 6 months to 16 October 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 71 (49.31%) SQL
2 67 (46.53%) Data Management
2 67 (46.53%) Analytics
3 65 (45.14%) Data Modelling
4 60 (41.67%) Data Governance
5 50 (34.72%) Agile Software Development
6 49 (34.03%) Business Intelligence
7 48 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
8 44 (30.56%) Data Integration
9 42 (29.17%) Azure
10 41 (28.47%) Data Warehouse
11 39 (27.08%) Power BI
11 39 (27.08%) Power Platform
12 38 (26.39%) Social Skills
12 38 (26.39%) ETL
13 36 (25.00%) Python
14 34 (23.61%) SQL Server
14 34 (23.61%) Master Data Management
15 31 (21.53%) Visualisation
16 30 (20.83%) Migration
17 29 (20.14%) Data Analysis
18 28 (19.44%) Degree
19 27 (18.75%) Data Cleansing
19 27 (18.75%) Data Architecture
20 26 (18.06%) Big Data
21 25 (17.36%) Computer Science
21 25 (17.36%) Informatica
21 25 (17.36%) Data Science
22 23 (15.97%) Data Analytics
23 22 (15.28%) Tableau

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 11 (7.64%) Apache Spark
2 6 (4.17%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 3 (2.08%) JBoss
Applications
1 9 (6.25%) Microsoft Excel
2 4 (2.78%) Microsoft Office
3 1 (0.69%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (1.39%) Oracle Retail
2 1 (0.69%) Maximo
Cloud Services
1 42 (29.17%) Azure
2 39 (27.08%) Power Platform
3 22 (15.28%) Azure Synapse Analytics
4 21 (14.58%) Azure Data Factory
5 9 (6.25%) Snowflake
6 7 (4.86%) Azure Functions
6 7 (4.86%) Serverless
7 6 (4.17%) AWS
7 6 (4.17%) Azure Cosmos DB
8 3 (2.08%) Collibra
8 3 (2.08%) Dynamics 365
9 1 (0.69%) Azure Logic Apps
9 1 (0.69%) Azure Stack
9 1 (0.69%) Google Analytics
9 1 (0.69%) Heroku
9 1 (0.69%) PaaS
9 1 (0.69%) SaaS
9 1 (0.69%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
9 1 (0.69%) Salesforce Service Cloud
9 1 (0.69%) Smartsheet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 41 (28.47%) Data Warehouse
2 39 (27.08%) Power BI
3 34 (23.61%) SQL Server
4 26 (18.06%) Big Data
5 22 (15.28%) Data Lake
5 22 (15.28%) Metadata
5 22 (15.28%) Tableau
6 21 (14.58%) Relational Database
7 17 (11.81%) NoSQL
7 17 (11.81%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 11 (7.64%) Data Mining
8 11 (7.64%) PowerCenter
8 11 (7.64%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 10 (6.94%) Hadoop
10 9 (6.25%) Azure SQL Database
10 9 (6.25%) HDInsight
11 8 (5.56%) Spotfire
12 7 (4.86%) PostgreSQL
13 6 (4.17%) Apache Hive
13 6 (4.17%) Star Schema
Development Applications
1 6 (4.17%) RStudio
2 1 (0.69%) DBeaver
2 1 (0.69%) ERwin
General
1 48 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
2 38 (26.39%) Social Skills
3 18 (12.50%) Pharmaceutical
4 12 (8.33%) Finance
5 6 (4.17%) Retail
6 4 (2.78%) Influencing Skills
6 4 (2.78%) Law
7 3 (2.08%) Marketing
8 2 (1.39%) Banking
8 2 (1.39%) Retail Banking
9 1 (0.69%) Billing
9 1 (0.69%) German Language
9 1 (0.69%) Indonesian Language
9 1 (0.69%) Legal
9 1 (0.69%) Manufacturing
9 1 (0.69%) Organisational Skills
9 1 (0.69%) Portuguese Language
9 1 (0.69%) Social Housing
9 1 (0.69%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 23 (15.97%) Analyst
2 21 (14.58%) Data Analyst
2 21 (14.58%) Data Engineer
3 18 (12.50%) Data Manager
4 13 (9.03%) Architect
5 12 (8.33%) Data Architect
5 12 (8.33%) Digital Product Manager
5 12 (8.33%) Product Manager
6 10 (6.94%) Developer
7 9 (6.25%) Azure Engineer
8 8 (5.56%) Consultant
9 6 (4.17%) Project Leader
9 6 (4.17%) Senior Architect
9 6 (4.17%) Senior Data Architect
10 5 (3.47%) Azure Specialist
10 5 (3.47%) Senior Data Warehouse Specialist
11 4 (2.78%) Administrator
11 4 (2.78%) Enterprise Architect
11 4 (2.78%) Informatica Consultant
11 4 (2.78%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (4.86%) Kafka
2 2 (1.39%) Middleware
2 2 (1.39%) Oracle Fusion
2 2 (1.39%) Pandas
3 1 (0.69%) .NET
3 1 (0.69%) ARM Templates
3 1 (0.69%) CSS
3 1 (0.69%) HTML
3 1 (0.69%) NumPy
Miscellaneous
1 22 (15.28%) Management Information System
2 21 (14.58%) Life Science
3 8 (5.56%) Algorithms
4 7 (4.86%) Enterprise Software
5 5 (3.47%) Virtual Team
6 4 (2.78%) Taxonomies
7 3 (2.08%) Data Structures
8 2 (1.39%) Greenfield Project
8 2 (1.39%) Legacy Applications
8 2 (1.39%) Legacy Systems
9 1 (0.69%) Cloud Native
9 1 (0.69%) Clustering
9 1 (0.69%) Freedom of Information
9 1 (0.69%) Hedge funds
9 1 (0.69%) Housing Association
9 1 (0.69%) NHS
9 1 (0.69%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 9 (6.25%) Linux
2 1 (0.69%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 67 (46.53%) Analytics
1 67 (46.53%) Data Management
2 65 (45.14%) Data Modelling
3 60 (41.67%) Data Governance
4 50 (34.72%) Agile Software Development
5 49 (34.03%) Business Intelligence
6 44 (30.56%) Data Integration
7 38 (26.39%) ETL
8 34 (23.61%) Master Data Management
9 31 (21.53%) Visualisation
10 30 (20.83%) Migration
11 29 (20.14%) Data Analysis
12 27 (18.75%) Data Architecture
12 27 (18.75%) Data Cleansing
13 25 (17.36%) Computer Science
13 25 (17.36%) Data Science
14 23 (15.97%) Data Analytics
15 20 (13.89%) Data Visualisation
16 19 (13.19%) Information Management
16 19 (13.19%) Ontologies
Programming Languages
1 71 (49.31%) SQL
2 36 (25.00%) Python
3 19 (13.19%) R
4 9 (6.25%) Perl
5 7 (4.86%) T-SQL
6 3 (2.08%) Scala
7 2 (1.39%) JavaScript
8 1 (0.69%) Apex Code
8 1 (0.69%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
8 1 (0.69%) PL/SQL
8 1 (0.69%) Ruby
8 1 (0.69%) VB
8 1 (0.69%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 28 (19.44%) Degree
2 8 (5.56%) Computer Science Degree
3 7 (4.86%) PMP
4 6 (4.17%) Numerate Degree
4 6 (4.17%) PhD
5 4 (2.78%) SC Cleared
5 4 (2.78%) Security Cleared
6 3 (2.08%) BC Cleared
7 1 (0.69%) CIPD
7 1 (0.69%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (4.86%) GDPR
2 4 (2.78%) PMO
2 4 (2.78%) QA
System Software
1 2 (1.39%) Virtual Machines
1 2 (1.39%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 1 (0.69%) Terraform
Vendors
1 25 (17.36%) Informatica
2 22 (15.28%) Databricks
3 20 (13.89%) Salesforce.com
4 18 (12.50%) Microsoft
5 15 (10.42%) Oracle
6 14 (9.72%) StreamSets
7 7 (4.86%) SAP
8 4 (2.78%) Vertica
9 3 (2.08%) Adobe
10 2 (1.39%) Talend
11 1 (0.69%) Alteryx
11 1 (0.69%) Google
11 1 (0.69%) IBM
11 1 (0.69%) Jitterbit
11 1 (0.69%) Pardot
11 1 (0.69%) Remedy