The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the South West 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 3 months to 28 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Data Quality
England / South West
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 209 202 222
Rank change year-on-year -7 +20  
Permanent jobs citing Data Quality 33 33 28
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 0.62% 0.63% 0.47%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 6.11% 5.45% 3.99%
Number of salaries quoted 18 26 12
Median salary £43,750 £43,750 £44,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - -0.56%  
90% offered a salary of more than £26,600 £30,000 £29,175
10% offered a salary of more than £61,500 £66,147 £59,200
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year -5.55% +5.88%  

Data Quality is in the quality assurance and compliance skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in the South West with a requirement for quality assurance and compliance skills.

Quality Assurance & Compliance Skills
South West
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for quality assurance and compliance skills 540 606 702
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the South West 10.20% 11.56% 11.79%
Number of salaries quoted 408 522 554
Median salary £44,250 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.11% +6.25%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,000 £23,650
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £56,750 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year - +5.88%  

Data Quality
Job Vacancy Trend in the South West

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the South West citing Data Quality as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Quality Assurance & Compliance category.

Job vacancy trend for Data Quality in the South West

Data Quality
Salary Trend in the South West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Data Quality in the South West.

Salary trend for Data Quality in the South West

Data Quality
Salary Histogram in the South West

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Data Quality in the South West over the 3 months to 28 June 2017.

Salary histogram for Data Quality in the South West

Data Quality
Job Locations in the South West

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 West region over the 3 months to 28 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Somerset +8 13 £65,000 +52.94%
Bristol -30 7 £50,000 - 1
Gloucestershire +3 6 £42,500 -12.49%
Wiltshire -2 5 £32,000 +6.66% 1
Cornwall - 1 £45,000 -
Data Quality
England

For the 6 months to 28 June 2017, IT jobs citing Data Quality also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the South West region with a requirement for Data Quality.

1 15 (30.61%) Finance
2 14 (28.57%) Degree
2 14 (28.57%) Microsoft
3 13 (26.53%) SQL
3 13 (26.53%) ITIL
4 12 (24.49%) SLA
4 12 (24.49%) SOA
5 11 (22.45%) Management Information System
6 10 (20.41%) Business Intelligence
6 10 (20.41%) Stakeholder Management
6 10 (20.41%) Big Data
7 9 (18.37%) Data Modelling
8 8 (16.33%) IBM
8 8 (16.33%) Software AG
8 8 (16.33%) ETL
8 8 (16.33%) SAP
8 8 (16.33%) Middleware
8 8 (16.33%) Configuration Management
8 8 (16.33%) CMS
8 8 (16.33%) Legal
8 8 (16.33%) Banking
8 8 (16.33%) WebSphere
8 8 (16.33%) BPMN
8 8 (16.33%) DataPower
8 8 (16.33%) Mentoring
8 8 (16.33%) Business Process Modelling
9 7 (14.29%) Technical Analysis
9 7 (14.29%) Test Strategy
9 7 (14.29%) REST
9 7 (14.29%) Use Case

Data Quality
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South West 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 (16.33%) CMS
1 8 (16.33%) WebSphere
2 4 (8.16%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 3 (6.12%) Apache Spark
Applications
1 7 (14.29%) Microsoft Excel
1 7 (14.29%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 3 (6.12%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (2.04%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (2.04%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.08%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (2.04%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (2.04%) Google Cloud Platform
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (20.41%) Big Data
2 7 (14.29%) Data Warehouse
3 4 (8.16%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
3 4 (8.16%) Oracle Database
3 4 (8.16%) Oracle ODI
3 4 (8.16%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 3 (6.12%) Apache Hive
4 3 (6.12%) Hadoop
4 3 (6.12%) SQL Server
5 2 (4.08%) GIS
5 2 (4.08%) MS Access
5 2 (4.08%) MySQL
5 2 (4.08%) Relational Database
5 2 (4.08%) Spatial Data
5 2 (4.08%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (2.04%) BusinessObjects
6 1 (2.04%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
6 1 (2.04%) QlikView
6 1 (2.04%) SAP BW
6 1 (2.04%) SQL Server Analysis Services
General
1 15 (30.61%) Finance
2 8 (16.33%) Banking
2 8 (16.33%) Legal
3 3 (6.12%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 15 (30.61%) Analyst
2 8 (16.33%) Architect
2 8 (16.33%) Service Transition Specialist
3 7 (14.29%) Middleware Architect
3 7 (14.29%) Technical Architect
4 6 (12.24%) Developer
5 5 (10.20%) Data Analyst
6 4 (8.16%) Big Data Manager
6 4 (8.16%) Data Governance Analyst
6 4 (8.16%) Data Governance Manager
6 4 (8.16%) Data Manager
6 4 (8.16%) Data Quality Manager
6 4 (8.16%) ETL Developer
6 4 (8.16%) Governance Manager
6 4 (8.16%) Release Analyst
7 3 (6.12%) Consultant
7 3 (6.12%) Lead Developer
7 3 (6.12%) Senior Analyst
7 3 (6.12%) Senior Data Analyst
7 3 (6.12%) Systems Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (16.33%) Middleware
2 7 (14.29%) REST
2 7 (14.29%) SOAP
2 7 (14.29%) WCF
2 7 (14.29%) WSDL
3 6 (12.24%) XML
4 4 (8.16%) Web Services
5 2 (4.08%) .NET
6 1 (2.04%) Mason
Miscellaneous
1 11 (22.45%) Management Information System
2 8 (16.33%) DataPower
3 6 (12.24%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (2.04%) NHS
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (26.53%) ITIL
2 12 (24.49%) SOA
3 10 (20.41%) Business Intelligence
3 10 (20.41%) Stakeholder Management
4 9 (18.37%) Data Modelling
5 8 (16.33%) BPMN
5 8 (16.33%) Business Process Modelling
5 8 (16.33%) Configuration Management
5 8 (16.33%) ETL
5 8 (16.33%) Mentoring
6 7 (14.29%) BPEL
6 7 (14.29%) OO
6 7 (14.29%) Technical Analysis
6 7 (14.29%) Test Strategy
6 7 (14.29%) UML
6 7 (14.29%) Use Case
6 7 (14.29%) Workflow
7 6 (12.24%) Data Analysis
8 5 (10.20%) Analytics
8 5 (10.20%) Information Management
Programming Languages
1 13 (26.53%) SQL
2 4 (8.16%) PL/SQL
2 4 (8.16%) VBA
3 3 (6.12%) C
3 3 (6.12%) T-SQL
4 2 (4.08%) C#
4 2 (4.08%) PHP
4 2 (4.08%) Python
4 2 (4.08%) Scala
Qualifications
1 14 (28.57%) Degree
2 4 (8.16%) Security Cleared
3 3 (6.12%) SC Cleared
4 2 (4.08%) Numerate Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (24.49%) SLA
2 3 (6.12%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (4.08%) Puppet
Vendors
1 14 (28.57%) Microsoft
2 8 (16.33%) IBM
2 8 (16.33%) SAP
2 8 (16.33%) Software AG
3 7 (14.29%) Unisys
4 4 (8.16%) Oracle
5 3 (6.12%) Tableau
6 2 (4.08%) Informatica
7 1 (2.04%) BMC
7 1 (2.04%) Google
7 1 (2.04%) IFS
7 1 (2.04%) Remedy
7 1 (2.04%) Salesforce.com