Period
to 23 January 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the UK excluding London 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 23 January 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Data Quality
UK > UK excluding London
6 months to
23 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 351 413 454
Rank change year-on-year +62 +41 -136
Permanent jobs citing Data Quality 694 656 581
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK excluding London 0.82% 0.66% 0.57%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 5.71% 5.49% 4.61%
Number of salaries quoted 568 543 421
UK excluding London median annual salary £52,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +16.67% - -
10th Percentile £30,175 £27,500 £29,250
90th Percentile £80,000 £75,000 £70,000
UK median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +4.76% +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 UK excluding London with a requirement for quality assurance or compliance skills.

All Quality Assurance and Compliance Skills
UK excluding London
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for quality assurance or compliance skills 12,146 11,955 12,596
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK excluding London 14.31% 11.95% 12.34%
Number of salaries quoted 8,933 9,255 9,739
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% - -
10th Percentile £25,625 £25,000 £24,250
90th Percentile £70,000 £68,750 £65,000
UK median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year - +5.26% -

Data Quality
Job Vacancy Trend in the UK excluding London

Job postings citing Data Quality as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the UK excluding London.

Job vacancy trend for Data Quality in the UK excluding London

Data Quality
Salary Trend in the UK excluding London

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

Salary trend for Data Quality in the UK excluding London

Data Quality
Salary Histogram in the UK excluding London

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Data Quality in the UK excluding London over the 6 months to 23 January 2019.

Salary histogram for Data Quality in the UK excluding London

Data Quality
Job Locations in the UK excluding London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Data Quality within the UK excluding London region over the 6 months to 23 January 2019. 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
South East +33 232 £53,500 +7.00% 42
North of England -11 134 £45,000 +5.57% 38
Midlands +46 112 £47,500 +5.56% 20
East of England +86 108 £65,000 +85.71% 9
West Midlands +42 81 £47,750 +0.53% 14
Yorkshire +47 75 £42,500 -2.86% 16
Scotland +33 58 £50,000 - 15
North West -25 51 £55,000 +28.65% 22
South West +5 45 £52,500 +5.00% 15
East Midlands +28 31 £42,500 +1.80% 6
Wales -3 10 £45,000 +28.57% 3
North East -2 8 £33,000 -9.59%
Data Quality
UK

For the 6 months to 23 January 2019, 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 UK excluding London region with a requirement for Data Quality.

1 326 (46.97%) SQL
2 272 (39.19%) Business Intelligence
3 214 (30.84%) Analytical Skills
4 192 (27.67%) SQL Server
5 191 (27.52%) Data Warehouse
6 182 (26.22%) Problem-Solving
7 174 (25.07%) ETL
8 171 (24.64%) Data Modelling
8 171 (24.64%) Analytics
9 166 (23.92%) Microsoft
10 156 (22.48%) Data Management
11 134 (19.31%) Agile Software Development
12 129 (18.59%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 128 (18.44%) Finance
14 118 (17.00%) Data Governance
15 117 (16.86%) Migration
16 115 (16.57%) Data Analysis
17 112 (16.14%) T-SQL
18 111 (15.99%) Oracle
19 106 (15.27%) SQL Server Reporting Services
19 106 (15.27%) Tableau
19 106 (15.27%) Power BI
20 99 (14.27%) Data Migration
21 98 (14.12%) Visualisation
22 95 (13.69%) Master Data Management
23 86 (12.39%) Project Management
23 86 (12.39%) Microsoft Excel
24 81 (11.67%) Data Integration
25 78 (11.24%) Data Analytics
26 74 (10.66%) Security Cleared

Data Quality
Co-occurring IT Skills in the UK excluding London 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 60 (8.65%) SAS
2 31 (4.47%) Apache Spark
3 29 (4.18%) SharePoint
4 19 (2.74%) CMS
5 10 (1.44%) WebLogic
6 9 (1.30%) Skype for Business
7 8 (1.15%) Exchange Server 2010
7 8 (1.15%) Exchange Server 2013
7 8 (1.15%) MS Exchange
8 7 (1.01%) Smallworld
9 6 (0.86%) Apache
9 6 (0.86%) ArcGIS
9 6 (0.86%) IIS
10 4 (0.58%) SharePoint 2013
11 3 (0.43%) Drupal
11 3 (0.43%) Moodle
12 2 (0.29%) Apache Solr
12 2 (0.29%) DNN
13 1 (0.14%) Tomcat
13 1 (0.14%) WordPress
Applications
1 86 (12.39%) Microsoft Excel
2 43 (6.20%) Microsoft Office
3 21 (3.03%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 21 (3.03%) SPSS
4 10 (1.44%) MS Visio
5 6 (0.86%) Microsoft Project
6 4 (0.58%) AutoCAD
7 2 (0.29%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 8 (1.15%) Dynamics AX
1 8 (1.15%) Movex
2 7 (1.01%) Dynamics CRM
3 6 (0.86%) SAP MDG
4 4 (0.58%) SAP BPC
5 2 (0.29%) Dynamics NAV
5 2 (0.29%) Oracle EBS
5 2 (0.29%) Oracle Retail
5 2 (0.29%) Salesforce.com CRM
6 1 (0.14%) Cognos Business Intelligence
6 1 (0.14%) SAP ERP
6 1 (0.14%) SAP MDM
6 1 (0.14%) SAP S/4HANA
Cloud Services
1 35 (5.04%) Microsoft Azure
2 29 (4.18%) Amazon AWS
3 10 (1.44%) SaaS
4 9 (1.30%) PaaS
5 8 (1.15%) IaaS
6 7 (1.01%) Dynamics 365
6 7 (1.01%) Office 365
7 5 (0.72%) Amazon Kinesis
7 5 (0.72%) Amazon SageMaker
8 4 (0.58%) Azure Active Directory
9 2 (0.29%) Amazon EMR
9 2 (0.29%) Amazon S3
9 2 (0.29%) Taleo
10 1 (0.14%) Google Cloud Platform
10 1 (0.14%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
10 1 (0.14%) Salesforce Service Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 24 (3.46%) Firewall
2 3 (0.43%) Internet
3 2 (0.29%) FTP
4 1 (0.14%) GSM
4 1 (0.14%) Intranet
4 1 (0.14%) LTE
4 1 (0.14%) Radio Access Network
4 1 (0.14%) UMTS
4 1 (0.14%) WAN
4 1 (0.14%) WebEx
Database & Business Intelligence
1 192 (27.67%) SQL Server
2 191 (27.52%) Data Warehouse
3 129 (18.59%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 106 (15.27%) Power BI
4 106 (15.27%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 67 (9.65%) QlikView
6 60 (8.65%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 59 (8.50%) Big Data
8 52 (7.49%) BusinessObjects
8 52 (7.49%) Relational Database
9 44 (6.34%) Hadoop
10 40 (5.76%) PostgreSQL
11 31 (4.47%) Data Lake
12 27 (3.89%) NoSQL
12 27 (3.89%) Star Schema
13 23 (3.31%) SQL Server 2016
14 21 (3.03%) OLAP
15 20 (2.88%) RDBMS
15 20 (2.88%) Spotfire
16 19 (2.74%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 27 (3.89%) JIRA
2 19 (2.74%) Subversion
3 18 (2.59%) ERwin
4 16 (2.31%) Visual Studio
5 12 (1.73%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
6 11 (1.59%) Git (software)
6 11 (1.59%) Mercurial
7 5 (0.72%) ER Studio
7 5 (0.72%) Team Foundation Server
8 3 (0.43%) LSMW
9 1 (0.14%) Octopus Deploy
9 1 (0.14%) Oracle Forms
General
1 128 (18.44%) Finance
2 36 (5.19%) Marketing
3 34 (4.90%) Retail
4 29 (4.18%) Banking
5 16 (2.31%) Manufacturing
6 9 (1.30%) Legal
6 9 (1.30%) Publishing
7 8 (1.15%) Pharmaceutical
8 5 (0.72%) Corporate Banking
9 4 (0.58%) French Language
9 4 (0.58%) German Language
10 3 (0.43%) Advertising
10 3 (0.43%) Retail Banking
11 2 (0.29%) Local Government
11 2 (0.29%) Telecoms
12 1 (0.14%) Billing
12 1 (0.14%) Electronics
12 1 (0.14%) General Ledger
Job Titles
1 134 (19.31%) Analyst
2 113 (16.28%) Developer
3 97 (13.98%) Architect
4 88 (12.68%) Data Architect
5 71 (10.23%) Data Manager
6 70 (10.09%) Data Analyst
7 62 (8.93%) Consultant
8 48 (6.92%) Business Intelligence Developer
9 39 (5.62%) Administrator
10 38 (5.48%) Data Consultant
11 32 (4.61%) ETL Developer
12 31 (4.47%) SQL Developer
13 29 (4.18%) Data Engineer
14 25 (3.60%) Data Migration Developer
15 24 (3.46%) DBA
15 24 (3.46%) SQL DBA
16 23 (3.31%) Data Governance Analyst
16 23 (3.31%) Data Governance Manager
16 23 (3.31%) Governance Manager
17 22 (3.17%) PostgreSQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 50 (7.20%) XML
2 41 (5.91%) JSON
3 35 (5.04%) .NET
4 19 (2.74%) .NET Framework
5 18 (2.59%) Entity Framework
6 15 (2.16%) Web Services
7 14 (2.02%) ASP.NET
8 12 (1.73%) ASP.NET MVC
9 11 (1.59%) Kafka
9 11 (1.59%) MDX
9 11 (1.59%) Natural Language Processing
9 11 (1.59%) Pandas
9 11 (1.59%) scikit-learn
9 11 (1.59%) SciPy
10 10 (1.44%) RESTful
10 10 (1.44%) XSD
11 8 (1.15%) Apache Tez
12 4 (0.58%) Apache Avro
12 4 (0.58%) CSS
12 4 (0.58%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 214 (30.84%) Analytical Skills
2 73 (10.52%) Management Information System
3 38 (5.48%) Reference Data
4 28 (4.03%) Data Structures
5 16 (2.31%) User Experience
6 15 (2.16%) Driving Licence
6 15 (2.16%) Greenfield Project
7 14 (2.02%) Algorithms
8 12 (1.73%) Self-Motivation
9 9 (1.30%) Life Science
10 8 (1.15%) PMI
10 8 (1.15%) Pricing Data
11 4 (0.58%) CESG
11 4 (0.58%) Market Risk
12 3 (0.43%) e-Learning
12 3 (0.43%) Enterprise Cloud
12 3 (0.43%) Fintech
12 3 (0.43%) Smart Meter
13 2 (0.29%) Mobile App
13 2 (0.29%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 27 (3.89%) Unix
2 16 (2.31%) Linux
3 15 (2.16%) Windows
4 13 (1.87%) Windows Server
5 6 (0.86%) Solaris
6 4 (0.58%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 4 (0.58%) Windows 10
6 4 (0.58%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (0.14%) Android
7 1 (0.14%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 272 (39.19%) Business Intelligence
2 182 (26.22%) Problem-Solving
3 174 (25.07%) ETL
4 171 (24.64%) Analytics
4 171 (24.64%) Data Modelling
5 156 (22.48%) Data Management
6 134 (19.31%) Agile Software Development
7 118 (17.00%) Data Governance
8 117 (16.86%) Migration
9 115 (16.57%) Data Analysis
10 99 (14.27%) Data Migration
11 98 (14.12%) Visualisation
12 95 (13.69%) Master Data Management
13 86 (12.39%) Project Management
14 81 (11.67%) Data Integration
15 78 (11.24%) Data Analytics
16 73 (10.52%) Data Architecture
17 72 (10.37%) Stakeholder Management
18 62 (8.93%) Continuous Improvement
18 62 (8.93%) Decision-Making
Programming Languages
1 326 (46.97%) SQL
2 112 (16.14%) T-SQL
3 66 (9.51%) C#
4 62 (8.93%) Python
5 41 (5.91%) Java
6 40 (5.76%) R
7 35 (5.04%) Scala
8 32 (4.61%) PL/SQL
9 19 (2.74%) VBA
10 18 (2.59%) Shell Script
11 14 (2.02%) C++
11 14 (2.02%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
12 12 (1.73%) JavaScript
13 11 (1.59%) Cypher
14 10 (1.44%) Bash Shell
15 8 (1.15%) HiveQL
16 7 (1.01%) VB
17 6 (0.86%) MATLAB
18 5 (0.72%) C
18 5 (0.72%) SAS Macro
Qualifications
1 74 (10.66%) Degree
1 74 (10.66%) Security Cleared
2 65 (9.37%) SC Cleared
3 24 (3.46%) Cisco Certification
4 11 (1.59%) PMI Certification
4 11 (1.59%) TOGAF Certification
5 10 (1.44%) Microsoft Certification
6 6 (0.86%) MCITP
7 5 (0.72%) AWS Certification
7 5 (0.72%) Master's Degree
8 4 (0.58%) ISEB
8 4 (0.58%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
8 4 (0.58%) MCSE
9 3 (0.43%) Computer Science Degree
9 3 (0.43%) ISEB Practitioner
9 3 (0.43%) PMP
10 2 (0.29%) ISTQB
10 2 (0.29%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 2 (0.29%) PhD
10 2 (0.29%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 35 (5.04%) QA
2 17 (2.45%) GDPR
3 10 (1.44%) SLA
4 8 (1.15%) COBIT
5 7 (1.01%) PMO
6 2 (0.29%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 1 (0.14%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 14 (2.02%) Active Directory
2 5 (0.72%) Apache Flume
3 3 (0.43%) HDFS
4 1 (0.14%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 4 (0.58%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 2 (0.29%) Hadoop YARN
2 2 (0.29%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 1 (0.14%) BMC PATROL
3 1 (0.14%) Control-M
3 1 (0.14%) Data Guard
3 1 (0.14%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
3 1 (0.14%) Oracle RMAN
Vendors
1 166 (23.92%) Microsoft
2 111 (15.99%) Oracle
3 106 (15.27%) Tableau
4 55 (7.93%) SAP
5 36 (5.19%) Talend
6 29 (4.18%) Informatica
7 25 (3.60%) Teradata
8 24 (3.46%) Cisco
8 24 (3.46%) Salesforce.com
9 19 (2.74%) Snow
10 18 (2.59%) Cloudera
10 18 (2.59%) Cognos
11 16 (2.31%) IBM
12 12 (1.73%) JD Edwards
13 11 (1.59%) Alteryx
13 11 (1.59%) Remedy
14 10 (1.44%) Trillium
15 8 (1.15%) Infor
15 8 (1.15%) MicroStrategy
16 7 (1.01%) Planview