Period
to 20 August 2018

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 20 August 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Data Quality
England > South East
6 months to
20 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 317 368 354
Rank change year-on-year +51 -14 +34
Permanent jobs citing Data Quality 243 185 288
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.82% 0.64% 0.78%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 6.10% 5.35% 5.61%
Number of salaries quoted 170 164 229
South East median annual salary £50,000 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.76% +5.00% +11.11%
10th Percentile £29,250 £26,475 £30,500
90th Percentile £80,000 £75,575 £73,750
England median annual salary £55,000 £51,500 £52,500
% change year-on-year +6.80% -1.90% +5.00%

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 3,985 3,461 5,136
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 13.45% 11.89% 13.92%
Number of salaries quoted 3,131 2,753 4,087
South East median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.11% - +3.45%
10th Percentile £29,250 £25,000 £25,750
90th Percentile £72,500 £70,000 £70,000
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000

Data Quality
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

Job postings citing Data Quality as a percentage 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

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT 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

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Data Quality in the South East over the 6 months to 20 August 2018.

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 20 August 2018. 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 +51 125 £50,000 -7.41% 22
Berkshire +36 78 £50,000 -9.09% 16
West Sussex +29 35 £50,000 -23.08% 2
Hampshire -1 35 £50,000 +104.08% 7
Surrey +13 29 £57,500 +4.55% 5
Oxfordshire +9 26 £63,000 +70.27% 3
Buckinghamshire -6 21 £42,500 +6.25% 3
East Sussex -7 15 £46,000 -10.24% 6
Sussex -14 3 £80,000 +39.13%
Middlesex +12 2 £75,000 +23.97%
Data Quality
England

For the 6 months to 20 August 2018, 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.

1 114 (46.91%) SQL
2 83 (34.16%) Business Intelligence
3 73 (30.04%) Microsoft
4 61 (25.10%) Analytical Skills
5 60 (24.69%) Data Governance
6 57 (23.46%) Data Management
7 55 (22.63%) Data Warehouse
8 54 (22.22%) Analytics
9 52 (21.40%) ETL
10 50 (20.58%) Agile Software Development
11 49 (20.16%) Data Modelling
12 46 (18.93%) SQL Server
12 46 (18.93%) Degree
13 41 (16.87%) Finance
14 40 (16.46%) Data Integration
14 40 (16.46%) Problem-Solving
15 39 (16.05%) ITIL
15 39 (16.05%) Microsoft Excel
16 36 (14.81%) Oracle
16 36 (14.81%) T-SQL
16 36 (14.81%) Project Management
16 36 (14.81%) Data Architecture
16 36 (14.81%) Continuous Improvement
17 35 (14.40%) SQL Server Integration Services
18 34 (13.99%) Microsoft Azure
19 32 (13.17%) Migration
20 31 (12.76%) SQL Server Reporting Services
21 30 (12.35%) QA
21 30 (12.35%) Relational Database
22 28 (11.52%) SQL Server Analysis Services

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 (4.53%) SAS
2 8 (3.29%) Apache
2 8 (3.29%) ArcGIS
3 7 (2.88%) Apache Spark
3 7 (2.88%) CMS
4 6 (2.47%) Smallworld
5 4 (1.65%) Elasticsearch
6 2 (0.82%) Apache Solr
Applications
1 39 (16.05%) Microsoft Excel
2 8 (3.29%) AutoCAD
3 6 (2.47%) Microsoft Office
4 5 (2.06%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 5 (2.06%) Spreadsheet
5 2 (0.82%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 6 (2.47%) SAP ERP
2 3 (1.23%) SAP S/4HANA
3 2 (0.82%) Oracle Retail
3 2 (0.82%) Salesforce.com CRM
4 1 (0.41%) Remedy ITSM
4 1 (0.41%) SAP HR
4 1 (0.41%) SAP MDG
Cloud Services
1 34 (13.99%) Microsoft Azure
2 21 (8.64%) Azure Active Directory
3 17 (7.00%) SaaS
4 14 (5.76%) Amazon AWS
5 3 (1.23%) Cloud Computing
5 3 (1.23%) PaaS
6 2 (0.82%) Cortana Intelligence Suite
6 2 (0.82%) IaaS
7 1 (0.41%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 7 (2.88%) Internet
2 6 (2.47%) WAN
3 4 (1.65%) SMS
4 1 (0.41%) Intranet
4 1 (0.41%) LAN
4 1 (0.41%) Skype
4 1 (0.41%) Unified Communications
4 1 (0.41%) WebEx
4 1 (0.41%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 55 (22.63%) Data Warehouse
2 46 (18.93%) SQL Server
3 35 (14.40%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 31 (12.76%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 30 (12.35%) Relational Database
6 28 (11.52%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 27 (11.11%) Big Data
8 24 (9.88%) BusinessObjects
9 21 (8.64%) Power BI
10 17 (7.00%) Hadoop
11 16 (6.58%) SAP Data Services
12 13 (5.35%) OLAP
13 12 (4.94%) RDBMS
14 11 (4.53%) Data Mining
14 11 (4.53%) DataStage
15 10 (4.12%) GIS
15 10 (4.12%) MS Access
15 10 (4.12%) SQL Server 2012
15 10 (4.12%) Star Schema
16 9 (3.70%) Data Lake
Development Applications
1 8 (3.29%) LSMW
2 7 (2.88%) Toad
3 5 (2.06%) Selenium
3 5 (2.06%) YouTrack
4 4 (1.65%) ERwin
5 3 (1.23%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
6 2 (0.82%) Git (software)
6 2 (0.82%) Jenkins
6 2 (0.82%) JIRA
6 2 (0.82%) Visual Studio
General
1 41 (16.87%) Finance
2 19 (7.82%) Marketing
3 16 (6.58%) Retail
4 8 (3.29%) Telecoms
5 7 (2.88%) Banking
5 7 (2.88%) Legal
6 3 (1.23%) Publishing
7 1 (0.41%) Back Office
7 1 (0.41%) Military
7 1 (0.41%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 69 (28.40%) Analyst
2 38 (15.64%) Data Analyst
3 33 (13.58%) Developer
4 21 (8.64%) Architect
5 20 (8.23%) Data Architect
6 19 (7.82%) Senior Analyst
7 18 (7.41%) Consultant
8 12 (4.94%) Business Intelligence Developer
9 11 (4.53%) SQL Analyst
10 10 (4.12%) Business Intelligence Analyst
10 10 (4.12%) Senior Data Analyst
10 10 (4.12%) SSRS Developer
11 9 (3.70%) Data Engineer
11 9 (3.70%) Senior Consultant
11 9 (3.70%) SQL Data Analyst
12 8 (3.29%) Configuration Manager
12 8 (3.29%) GIS Consultant
12 8 (3.29%) Senior Developer
12 8 (3.29%) Senior GIS Consultant
12 8 (3.29%) Subject Matter Expert
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (6.58%) HTML
2 15 (6.17%) OAuth
2 15 (6.17%) SAML
3 14 (5.76%) XML
4 13 (5.35%) .NET
5 8 (3.29%) BAPI
5 8 (3.29%) Web Services
6 7 (2.88%) Kafka
7 6 (2.47%) Natural Language Processing
8 5 (2.06%) CakePHP
8 5 (2.06%) CSS
8 5 (2.06%) IDoc
8 5 (2.06%) JSON
9 3 (1.23%) J2EE
9 3 (1.23%) MDX
10 2 (0.82%) Akka
10 2 (0.82%) REST
11 1 (0.41%) D3.js
11 1 (0.41%) RESTful
11 1 (0.41%) SciPy
Miscellaneous
1 61 (25.10%) Analytical Skills
2 24 (9.88%) Management Information System
3 21 (8.64%) CESG
4 15 (6.17%) Computer Science
5 6 (2.47%) Driving Licence
5 6 (2.47%) Reference Data
6 5 (2.06%) Credit Risk
6 5 (2.06%) Data Structures
6 5 (2.06%) Fintech
7 3 (1.23%) Algorithms
7 3 (1.23%) Greenfield Project
7 3 (1.23%) Hybrid Cloud
7 3 (1.23%) Self-Motivation
8 2 (0.82%) Linux Command Line
8 2 (0.82%) NHS
9 1 (0.41%) Acoustics
9 1 (0.41%) CMDB
9 1 (0.41%) Data Protection Act
9 1 (0.41%) Taxonomies
Operating Systems
1 12 (4.94%) Linux
2 10 (4.12%) Windows
3 2 (0.82%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 83 (34.16%) Business Intelligence
2 60 (24.69%) Data Governance
3 57 (23.46%) Data Management
4 54 (22.22%) Analytics
5 52 (21.40%) ETL
6 50 (20.58%) Agile Software Development
7 49 (20.16%) Data Modelling
8 40 (16.46%) Data Integration
8 40 (16.46%) Problem-Solving
9 39 (16.05%) ITIL
10 36 (14.81%) Continuous Improvement
10 36 (14.81%) Data Architecture
10 36 (14.81%) Project Management
11 32 (13.17%) Migration
12 27 (11.11%) Visualisation
13 26 (10.70%) Data Analysis
13 26 (10.70%) Validation
14 24 (9.88%) Data Analytics
14 24 (9.88%) Data Migration
14 24 (9.88%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 114 (46.91%) SQL
2 36 (14.81%) T-SQL
3 20 (8.23%) Python
4 17 (7.00%) R
5 16 (6.58%) Java
6 12 (4.94%) PL/SQL
7 11 (4.53%) C#
7 11 (4.53%) PHP
8 7 (2.88%) C
8 7 (2.88%) JavaScript
9 5 (2.06%) ABAP
9 5 (2.06%) Bash Shell
9 5 (2.06%) PowerShell
9 5 (2.06%) Scala
10 4 (1.65%) SAS Macro
11 3 (1.23%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
11 3 (1.23%) MATLAB
11 3 (1.23%) Shell Script
12 2 (0.82%) Groovy
13 1 (0.41%) VBA
Qualifications
1 46 (18.93%) Degree
2 22 (9.05%) Microsoft Certification
3 21 (8.64%) MCITP
3 21 (8.64%) MCSE
4 15 (6.17%) Computer Science Degree
4 15 (6.17%) Security Cleared
5 11 (4.53%) SC Cleared
6 6 (2.47%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 4 (1.65%) DV Cleared
7 4 (1.65%) Master's Degree
8 3 (1.23%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 3 (1.23%) SAS Certification
9 2 (0.82%) ISTQB
9 2 (0.82%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 1 (0.41%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 30 (12.35%) QA
2 10 (4.12%) GDPR
2 10 (4.12%) SLA
3 4 (1.65%) PMO
System Software
1 21 (8.64%) Active Directory
2 5 (2.06%) HDFS
3 4 (1.65%) Virtual Machines
4 2 (0.82%) Apache Flume
4 2 (0.82%) Docker
Systems Management
1 6 (2.47%) Puppet
2 4 (1.65%) Kibana
3 3 (1.23%) Hadoop YARN
3 3 (1.23%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 2 (0.82%) Opscode Chef
4 2 (0.82%) Terraform
Vendors
1 73 (30.04%) Microsoft
2 36 (14.81%) Oracle
3 22 (9.05%) SAP
4 17 (7.00%) Informatica
4 17 (7.00%) Tableau
5 11 (4.53%) Talend
6 8 (3.29%) ESRI
6 8 (3.29%) Snow
7 6 (2.47%) Netezza
8 5 (2.06%) Alteryx
8 5 (2.06%) Google
8 5 (2.06%) IBM
8 5 (2.06%) Trillium
9 4 (1.65%) Atlassian
9 4 (1.65%) Cognizant
10 2 (0.82%) Capita
10 2 (0.82%) Cognos
10 2 (0.82%) Databricks
10 2 (0.82%) Salesforce Marketing Cloud
10 2 (0.82%) Salesforce.com