Period
to 16 October 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 16 October 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Data Quality
UK > UK excluding London
6 months to
16 Oct 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 319 360 387
Rank change year-on-year +41 +27 +31
Permanent jobs citing Data Quality 737 757 756
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK excluding London 0.94% 0.82% 0.78%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 6.78% 6.04% 6.66%
Number of salaries quoted 575 569 556
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.26% +5.56% -
10th Percentile £31,250 £29,996 £27,500
90th Percentile £78,750 £75,250 £72,500
UK median annual salary £52,500 £53,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year -0.94% +0.95% +1.94%

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 10,864 12,540 11,349
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK excluding London 13.81% 13.56% 11.71%
Number of salaries quoted 7,932 9,384 8,769
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.88% -
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,000 £25,000
90th Percentile £70,000 £68,750 £67,500
UK median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000

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 16 October 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 16 October 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 +32 237 £47,500 -5.00% 29
East of England +101 153 £52,186 -16.50% 20
Midlands +65 136 £41,500 -5.68% 15
North of England -10 126 £40,177 -5.47% 37
West Midlands +51 85 £40,750 -4.12% 7
Yorkshire -5 68 £40,000 -11.11% 21
South West -15 59 £46,250 -7.50% 14
East Midlands +42 51 £47,500 +5.56% 7
North West +8 51 £51,871 +29.68% 13
Scotland -15 17 £42,500 -5.56% 7
Wales +17 8 £43,500 -3.33% 3
North East +9 7 £39,184 +4.49% 3
Channel Islands - 1 £60,000 - 1
Northern Ireland - 1 - - 4
Data Quality
UK

For the 6 months to 16 October 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.

1 279 (37.86%) SQL
2 253 (34.33%) Business Intelligence
3 208 (28.22%) Analytics
4 191 (25.92%) Data Management
5 168 (22.80%) Agile Software Development
6 167 (22.66%) Analytical Skills
7 166 (22.52%) SQL Server
8 163 (22.12%) Microsoft
9 162 (21.98%) Data Governance
10 158 (21.44%) ETL
11 157 (21.30%) Data Modelling
12 149 (20.22%) Data Warehouse
13 125 (16.96%) SQL Server Integration Services
14 123 (16.69%) Finance
15 122 (16.55%) Problem-Solving
16 121 (16.42%) Power Platform
16 121 (16.42%) Power BI
17 120 (16.28%) Project Management
18 104 (14.11%) Migration
19 90 (12.21%) Degree
20 89 (12.08%) Microsoft Excel
21 88 (11.94%) Data Analysis
22 84 (11.40%) Visualisation
23 83 (11.26%) SQL Server Reporting Services
24 82 (11.13%) Data Migration
24 82 (11.13%) Data Integration
25 81 (10.99%) Tableau
26 78 (10.58%) Management Information System
27 77 (10.45%) Data Science
28 76 (10.31%) Artificial Intelligence

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 64 (8.68%) Smallworld
2 38 (5.16%) Apache Spark
2 38 (5.16%) SAS
3 21 (2.85%) Confluence
3 21 (2.85%) SharePoint
4 4 (0.54%) BizTalk Server
4 4 (0.54%) PowerExchange
5 3 (0.41%) Elasticsearch
6 2 (0.27%) Apache
6 2 (0.27%) Appian
6 2 (0.27%) Oracle Coherence
6 2 (0.27%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 89 (12.08%) Microsoft Excel
2 26 (3.53%) Microsoft Office
3 10 (1.36%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 5 (0.68%) MS Visio
5 4 (0.54%) Spreadsheet
6 2 (0.27%) Notepad++
7 1 (0.14%) CPLEX
7 1 (0.14%) PTC Creo
7 1 (0.14%) Siemens NX
Business Applications
1 10 (1.36%) Dynamics CRM
2 6 (0.81%) Oracle ERP
3 5 (0.68%) SAP S/4HANA
4 4 (0.54%) NetSuite
4 4 (0.54%) SAP ERP
5 3 (0.41%) FastStats
5 3 (0.41%) FastStats PeopleStage
6 2 (0.27%) Oracle BPM
6 2 (0.27%) Salesforce.com CRM
6 2 (0.27%) SAP Oil and Gas
7 1 (0.14%) Cognos Business Intelligence
7 1 (0.14%) Oracle Applications
7 1 (0.14%) Oracle Assets
7 1 (0.14%) Oracle Cash Management
7 1 (0.14%) Oracle EBS
7 1 (0.14%) Oracle EBS R12
7 1 (0.14%) Oracle E-Business Tax
7 1 (0.14%) Oracle Payables
7 1 (0.14%) Oracle Receivables
7 1 (0.14%) Teamcenter
Cloud Services
1 121 (16.42%) Power Platform
2 72 (9.77%) Azure
3 29 (3.93%) AWS
4 25 (3.39%) Dynamics 365
5 24 (3.26%) SaaS
6 16 (2.17%) GCP
7 14 (1.90%) Azure Data Factory
8 13 (1.76%) Office 365
8 13 (1.76%) PaaS
9 10 (1.36%) BrowserStack
9 10 (1.36%) Datadog
10 8 (1.09%) Amazon S3
11 6 (0.81%) Amazon EMR
11 6 (0.81%) Azure Active Directory
11 6 (0.81%) IaaS
12 4 (0.54%) G Suite
13 2 (0.27%) Boomi
13 2 (0.27%) Google Sheets
13 2 (0.27%) iPaaS
14 1 (0.14%) PowerApps
Communications & Networking
1 2 (0.27%) Broadband
1 2 (0.27%) FTP
1 2 (0.27%) HTTP
1 2 (0.27%) HTTPS
1 2 (0.27%) LAN
1 2 (0.27%) Network Security
1 2 (0.27%) SAN
1 2 (0.27%) WAN
2 1 (0.14%) ATM
2 1 (0.14%) Firewall
2 1 (0.14%) Intranet
2 1 (0.14%) Kerberos
2 1 (0.14%) SSL
2 1 (0.14%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 166 (22.52%) SQL Server
2 149 (20.22%) Data Warehouse
3 125 (16.96%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 121 (16.42%) Power BI
5 83 (11.26%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 67 (9.09%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 65 (8.82%) Big Data
8 48 (6.51%) Relational Database
9 40 (5.43%) GIS
10 39 (5.29%) Hadoop
11 37 (5.02%) Data Lake
12 29 (3.93%) QlikView
12 29 (3.93%) Star Schema
13 27 (3.66%) BusinessObjects
14 25 (3.39%) MongoDB
15 24 (3.26%) SQL Server 2012
16 19 (2.58%) Apache Hive
17 18 (2.44%) SQL Server 2016
18 16 (2.17%) NoSQL
18 16 (2.17%) Sqoop
Development Applications
1 27 (3.66%) JIRA
2 23 (3.12%) ERwin
3 20 (2.71%) Git (software)
4 19 (2.58%) Jenkins
5 17 (2.31%) Selenium
6 15 (2.04%) Team Foundation Server
7 10 (1.36%) Cucumber
8 7 (0.95%) Maven
9 5 (0.68%) JMeter
9 5 (0.68%) Visual Studio
10 4 (0.54%) LSMW
10 4 (0.54%) Oracle Forms
11 3 (0.41%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
12 2 (0.27%) Appium
12 2 (0.27%) Visual Studio Team System
12 2 (0.27%) WebDriver
13 1 (0.14%) Eclipse
13 1 (0.14%) ProC
13 1 (0.14%) Rational Rose
13 1 (0.14%) Subversion
General
1 123 (16.69%) Finance
2 63 (8.55%) Retail
3 43 (5.83%) Banking
4 27 (3.66%) Marketing
5 24 (3.26%) Manufacturing
6 23 (3.12%) Telecoms
7 14 (1.90%) Public Sector
8 13 (1.76%) General Ledger
9 11 (1.49%) Legal
10 6 (0.81%) Pharmaceutical
10 6 (0.81%) Retail Banking
11 4 (0.54%) Aerospace
11 4 (0.54%) Fire and Rescue
12 3 (0.41%) Games
12 3 (0.41%) Investment Banking
13 2 (0.27%) Back Office
13 2 (0.27%) Publishing
14 1 (0.14%) Automotive
14 1 (0.14%) Law
14 1 (0.14%) Military
Job Titles
1 166 (22.52%) Analyst
2 100 (13.57%) Data Analyst
3 95 (12.89%) Developer
4 82 (11.13%) Data Manager
5 64 (8.68%) Architect
6 57 (7.73%) Fibre Planner
7 47 (6.38%) Business Intelligence Developer
8 43 (5.83%) Data Architect
9 35 (4.75%) Consultant
10 33 (4.48%) Business Analyst
10 33 (4.48%) Data Consultant
11 28 (3.80%) Data Quality Analyst
12 27 (3.66%) Data Engineer
12 27 (3.66%) Data Migration Lead
12 27 (3.66%) Quality Analyst
13 23 (3.12%) Data Migration Consultant
13 23 (3.12%) Migration Consultant
14 20 (2.71%) Data Quality Manager
14 20 (2.71%) Quality Manager
14 20 (2.71%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (2.85%) Kafka
2 15 (2.04%) MDX
3 14 (1.90%) .NET
4 11 (1.49%) Spring Boot
4 11 (1.49%) Web Services
5 10 (1.36%) HTML
5 10 (1.36%) Redux
6 8 (1.09%) JSON
7 7 (0.95%) OAuth
7 7 (0.95%) SAML
7 7 (0.95%) Spark Streaming
7 7 (0.95%) XML
8 5 (0.68%) .NET Framework
9 4 (0.54%) BAPI
9 4 (0.54%) EDI
9 4 (0.54%) jQuery
9 4 (0.54%) Middleware
10 3 (0.41%) REST
11 2 (0.27%) EDIFACT
12 1 (0.14%) LDAP
Miscellaneous
1 167 (22.66%) Analytical Skills
2 78 (10.58%) Management Information System
3 70 (9.50%) Driving Licence
4 27 (3.66%) Self-Motivation
5 22 (2.99%) Algorithms
6 18 (2.44%) Data Structures
7 17 (2.31%) User Experience
8 16 (2.17%) Virtual Team
9 13 (1.76%) Reference Data
10 12 (1.63%) NHS
11 10 (1.36%) Life Science
12 7 (0.95%) Enterprise Software
12 7 (0.95%) Mobile App
13 6 (0.81%) CESG
13 6 (0.81%) Social Media
14 5 (0.68%) Replication
15 4 (0.54%) Greenfield Project
16 3 (0.41%) Data Centre
16 3 (0.41%) Data Protection Act
17 2 (0.27%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 22 (2.99%) Unix
2 8 (1.09%) Linux
3 7 (0.95%) Windows
4 1 (0.14%) Solaris
4 1 (0.14%) Windows 7
4 1 (0.14%) Windows Server
4 1 (0.14%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 253 (34.33%) Business Intelligence
2 208 (28.22%) Analytics
3 191 (25.92%) Data Management
4 168 (22.80%) Agile Software Development
5 162 (21.98%) Data Governance
6 158 (21.44%) ETL
7 157 (21.30%) Data Modelling
8 122 (16.55%) Problem-Solving
9 120 (16.28%) Project Management
10 104 (14.11%) Migration
11 88 (11.94%) Data Analysis
12 84 (11.40%) Visualisation
13 82 (11.13%) Data Integration
13 82 (11.13%) Data Migration
14 77 (10.45%) Data Science
15 76 (10.31%) Artificial Intelligence
16 74 (10.04%) Data Architecture
17 67 (9.09%) Continuous Improvement
18 65 (8.82%) Data Strategy
19 64 (8.68%) Mathematics
Programming Languages
1 279 (37.86%) SQL
2 69 (9.36%) T-SQL
3 64 (8.68%) Python
4 35 (4.75%) Java
5 27 (3.66%) C#
6 26 (3.53%) VBA
7 23 (3.12%) R
8 17 (2.31%) Scala
9 12 (1.63%) Shell Script
10 11 (1.49%) C++
11 10 (1.36%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
11 10 (1.36%) PL/SQL
12 6 (0.81%) Bash Shell
12 6 (0.81%) C
12 6 (0.81%) JavaScript
12 6 (0.81%) PHP
12 6 (0.81%) PowerShell
13 5 (0.68%) MATLAB
14 4 (0.54%) Korn
15 3 (0.41%) VB
Qualifications
1 90 (12.21%) Degree
2 34 (4.61%) Security Cleared
3 29 (3.93%) SC Cleared
4 17 (2.31%) Computer Science Degree
5 15 (2.04%) Master's Degree
6 14 (1.90%) ISTQB
7 10 (1.36%) PhD
8 9 (1.22%) Microsoft Certification
9 7 (0.95%) MCSE
10 6 (0.81%) AWS Certification
10 6 (0.81%) MCITP
10 6 (0.81%) PMP
10 6 (0.81%) TOGAF Certification
11 4 (0.54%) CTC Cleared
11 4 (0.54%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
12 3 (0.41%) Numerate Degree
12 3 (0.41%) PMI Certification
13 2 (0.27%) ITIL Certification
14 1 (0.14%) ISEB
14 1 (0.14%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 56 (7.60%) GDPR
2 33 (4.48%) QA
3 17 (2.31%) PMO
4 6 (0.81%) COBIT
4 6 (0.81%) NCSC
4 6 (0.81%) NIST
5 5 (0.68%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 5 (0.68%) SLA
6 2 (0.27%) ISO 22301
6 2 (0.27%) ISO 9000
6 2 (0.27%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 17 (2.31%) Docker
2 14 (1.90%) HDFS
3 11 (1.49%) Apache ZooKeeper
4 8 (1.09%) Active Directory
5 6 (0.81%) Virtual Machines
6 3 (0.41%) Apache Flume
7 1 (0.14%) VMware Infrastructure
7 1 (0.14%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 14 (1.90%) Hadoop YARN
2 13 (1.76%) Oozie
3 10 (1.36%) Kibana
3 10 (1.36%) Marathon
3 10 (1.36%) Mesos
4 8 (1.09%) Kubernetes
5 3 (0.41%) BMC PATROL
6 2 (0.27%) Ansible
6 2 (0.27%) Puppet
6 2 (0.27%) SCCM
6 2 (0.27%) WSUS
7 1 (0.14%) Ambari
7 1 (0.14%) Check_MK
7 1 (0.14%) Data Guard
7 1 (0.14%) Nagios
7 1 (0.14%) Oracle EDQ
7 1 (0.14%) Rsyslog
7 1 (0.14%) Single Sign-On
7 1 (0.14%) Terraform
Vendors
1 163 (22.12%) Microsoft
2 81 (10.99%) Tableau
3 64 (8.68%) Informatica
4 59 (8.01%) SAP
5 54 (7.33%) Oracle
6 27 (3.66%) Salesforce.com
7 19 (2.58%) Cognos
8 13 (1.76%) Google
9 12 (1.63%) IBM
10 9 (1.22%) Progress
11 8 (1.09%) Ab Initio
11 8 (1.09%) Databricks
11 8 (1.09%) Jitterbit
11 8 (1.09%) Pega
11 8 (1.09%) Teradata
12 7 (0.95%) Aprimo
13 6 (0.81%) Netezza
14 5 (0.68%) Talend
15 4 (0.54%) Cloudera
16 3 (0.41%) Pardot