Period
to 27 November 2021

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the South East with a requirement for Metadata skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Metadata over the 6 months to 27 November 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Metadata
England > South East
6 months to
27 Nov 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 395 270 440
Rank change year-on-year -125 +170 +2
Permanent jobs citing Metadata 64 37 72
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the South East 0.35% 0.42% 0.29%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 1.39% 1.49% 1.13%
Number of salaries quoted 24 36 43
10th Percentile £29,125 £33,500 "
25th Percentile £34,844 £36,875 £31,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £52,500 £38,000 £47,500
Median % change year-on-year +38.16% -20.00% -29.63%
75th Percentile £65,938 £47,500 £57,750
90th Percentile £86,000 £54,375 £76,250
England median annual salary £62,500 £60,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +4.17% +20.00% -25.09%

Metadata is in the Databases and Business Intelligence 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 database or business intelligence skills.

All Database and Business Intelligence Skills
South East
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for database or business intelligence skills 4,611 2,481 6,347
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 25.05% 28.12% 25.46%
Number of salaries quoted 3,136 2,154 5,476
10th Percentile £32,625 £32,500 £31,000
25th Percentile £41,250 £40,000 £36,750
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £52,500 £50,000 £47,500
Median % change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26% -
75th Percentile £67,500 £63,750 £61,250
90th Percentile £77,500 £73,750 £71,250
England median annual salary £60,000 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year +9.09% +4.76% -

Metadata
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

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

Job vacancy trend for Metadata in the South East

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Salary Trend in the South East

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

Salary trend for Metadata in the South East

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Salary Histogram in the South East

Salary distribution for jobs citing Metadata in the South East over the 6 months to 27 November 2021.

Salary histogram for Metadata in the South East

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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 Metadata within the South East region over the 6 months to 27 November 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 -55 50 £50,000 +36.99% 6
Oxfordshire - 26 £55,000 - 1
Berkshire -52 23 £31,750 -9.29% 4
Hampshire -110 8 £57,500 +27.78% 2
West Sussex -4 1 £42,500 -16.67% 1
Buckinghamshire -58 1 £55,000 -16.67% 1
Home Counties - 1 £52,500 -
Metadata
England

For the 6 months to 27 November 2021, IT jobs citing Metadata 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 Metadata.

1 36 (56.25%) Pharmaceutical
2 29 (45.31%) Data Quality
3 28 (43.75%) Computer Science
4 26 (40.63%) Degree
4 26 (40.63%) Data Governance
4 26 (40.63%) Master Data Management
5 25 (39.06%) Data Management
6 24 (37.50%) Informatics
6 24 (37.50%) Chemistry
6 24 (37.50%) Biology
6 24 (37.50%) Bioinformatics
6 24 (37.50%) Ontologies
6 24 (37.50%) Data Integration
6 24 (37.50%) Relational Database
6 24 (37.50%) Neuroscience
7 22 (34.38%) Visualisation
8 20 (31.25%) Analytics
8 20 (31.25%) Life Science
9 19 (29.69%) Python
10 18 (28.13%) R
11 17 (26.56%) Data Visualisation
12 15 (23.44%) Data Analytics
12 15 (23.44%) Perl
12 15 (23.44%) Data Cleansing
12 15 (23.44%) Statistics
13 14 (21.88%) Project Management
14 12 (18.75%) Microsoft
14 12 (18.75%) Data Modelling
14 12 (18.75%) Social Skills
15 11 (17.19%) Tableau

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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 (17.19%) SAS
2 7 (10.94%) SharePoint
3 1 (1.56%) JBoss
Applications
1 10 (15.63%) Microsoft Excel
2 6 (9.38%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (1.56%) SAP BPC
Cloud Services
1 7 (10.94%) Microsoft 365
2 6 (9.38%) Azure
3 3 (4.69%) AWS
3 3 (4.69%) Azure Data Factory
3 3 (4.69%) Azure Synapse Analytics
3 3 (4.69%) Serverless
4 2 (3.13%) AWS Lambda
4 2 (3.13%) Power Platform
5 1 (1.56%) Amazon S3
5 1 (1.56%) Azure Cosmos DB
5 1 (1.56%) Azure Functions
5 1 (1.56%) Azure Logic Apps
5 1 (1.56%) Dynamics 365
5 1 (1.56%) Google Analytics
5 1 (1.56%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.13%) NAS
1 2 (3.13%) SAN
2 1 (1.56%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (37.50%) Relational Database
2 11 (17.19%) Tableau
3 9 (14.06%) Spotfire
4 8 (12.50%) Big Data
4 8 (12.50%) Data Mining
5 5 (7.81%) Data Lake
6 3 (4.69%) Blockchain
6 3 (4.69%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 3 (4.69%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 2 (3.13%) Amazon DynamoDB
7 2 (3.13%) BusinessObjects
7 2 (3.13%) Delta Lake
7 2 (3.13%) Metadata Repository
7 2 (3.13%) Power BI
7 2 (3.13%) QlikView
7 2 (3.13%) SQL Server
7 2 (3.13%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 1 (1.56%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
8 1 (1.56%) NoSQL
8 1 (1.56%) PolyBase
Development Applications
1 2 (3.13%) Git (software)
General
1 36 (56.25%) Pharmaceutical
2 12 (18.75%) Social Skills
3 10 (15.63%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (6.25%) Finance
4 4 (6.25%) Public Sector
5 1 (1.56%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 11 (17.19%) Programmer
2 10 (15.63%) Data Engineer
3 9 (14.06%) Data Manager
3 9 (14.06%) Project Leader
4 7 (10.94%) Analyst
5 6 (9.38%) SharePoint Specialist
5 6 (9.38%) Statistical Programmer
6 5 (7.81%) Analyst Programmer
6 5 (7.81%) Database Analyst
6 5 (7.81%) Database Analyst Programmer
6 5 (7.81%) Database Programmer
7 4 (6.25%) Administrator
8 3 (4.69%) Architect
8 3 (4.69%) Azure Engineer
8 3 (4.69%) Enterprise Architect
8 3 (4.69%) Project Owner
8 3 (4.69%) Senior Software Engineer
8 3 (4.69%) Service Owner
8 3 (4.69%) Software Engineer
9 2 (3.13%) C/C++ Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (6.25%) XML
2 2 (3.13%) Node.js
2 2 (3.13%) POSIX
2 2 (3.13%) RESTful
2 2 (3.13%) Symfony
3 1 (1.56%) ARM Templates
3 1 (1.56%) CSS
3 1 (1.56%) HTML
3 1 (1.56%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 20 (31.25%) Life Science
2 8 (12.50%) Algorithms
3 3 (4.69%) Clustering
3 3 (4.69%) Replication
4 2 (3.13%) Enterprise Storage
4 2 (3.13%) Self-Motivation
4 2 (3.13%) Virtual Team
5 1 (1.56%) Biotechnology
5 1 (1.56%) Data Protection Act
5 1 (1.56%) Data Structures
5 1 (1.56%) Housing Association
5 1 (1.56%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 3 (4.69%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (43.75%) Computer Science
2 26 (40.63%) Data Governance
2 26 (40.63%) Master Data Management
3 25 (39.06%) Data Management
4 24 (37.50%) Bioinformatics
4 24 (37.50%) Biology
4 24 (37.50%) Chemistry
4 24 (37.50%) Data Integration
4 24 (37.50%) Informatics
4 24 (37.50%) Neuroscience
4 24 (37.50%) Ontologies
5 22 (34.38%) Visualisation
6 20 (31.25%) Analytics
7 17 (26.56%) Data Visualisation
8 15 (23.44%) Data Analytics
8 15 (23.44%) Data Cleansing
8 15 (23.44%) Statistics
9 14 (21.88%) Project Management
10 12 (18.75%) Data Modelling
11 10 (15.63%) Metadata Management
Programming Languages
1 19 (29.69%) Python
2 18 (28.13%) R
3 15 (23.44%) Perl
4 9 (14.06%) SQL
5 4 (6.25%) VBA
6 3 (4.69%) JavaScript
6 3 (4.69%) Scala
7 2 (3.13%) C
7 2 (3.13%) C++
7 2 (3.13%) PHP
7 2 (3.13%) T-SQL
7 2 (3.13%) TypeScript
8 1 (1.56%) Java
Qualifications
1 26 (40.63%) Degree
2 9 (14.06%) PhD
2 9 (14.06%) PMP
3 3 (4.69%) AAT
3 3 (4.69%) CIMA
4 2 (3.13%) Computer Science Degree
4 2 (3.13%) SC Cleared
4 2 (3.13%) Security Cleared
5 1 (1.56%) Master's Degree
5 1 (1.56%) MCSA
5 1 (1.56%) MCSE
5 1 (1.56%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 29 (45.31%) Data Quality
2 4 (6.25%) 21 CFR Part 11
3 2 (3.13%) CDISC
3 2 (3.13%) QA
4 1 (1.56%) GDPR
System Software
1 2 (3.13%) Docker
1 2 (3.13%) NFS
1 2 (3.13%) Samba
Vendors
1 12 (18.75%) Microsoft
2 5 (7.81%) IBM
3 3 (4.69%) Databricks
4 2 (3.13%) Informatica
4 2 (3.13%) SAP
5 1 (1.56%) Google
5 1 (1.56%) Oracle
5 1 (1.56%) Salesforce.com
5 1 (1.56%) Tagetik