Period
to 18 November 2018

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 18 November 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Data Quality
UK > UK excluding London
6 months to
18 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 359 377 424
Rank change year-on-year +18 +47 -85
Permanent jobs citing Data Quality 724 766 709
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK excluding London 0.80% 0.77% 0.64%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 5.84% 6.52% 5.00%
Number of salaries quoted 564 588 507
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.11% - -
10th Percentile £30,000 £27,618 £27,500
90th Percentile £77,500 £71,250 £67,500
UK median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £52,500
% 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 12,406 11,748 14,174
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK excluding London 13.74% 11.77% 12.86%
Number of salaries quoted 9,201 9,116 10,916
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% - +2.41%
10th Percentile £26,175 £25,000 £25,000
90th Percentile £68,750 £67,500 £67,500
UK median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £49,000
% change year-on-year - +2.04% +6.52%

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 18 November 2018.

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 18 November 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
South East +23 225 £50,000 -3.85% 25
North of England -28 163 £42,500 +13.33% 27
East of England +60 106 £65,000 +44.44% 10
Midlands +6 103 £43,750 +2.94% 16
Yorkshire +40 79 £42,500 +6.25% 13
South West +56 77 £50,000 +11.11% 17
North West -32 72 £40,000 +6.67% 9
West Midlands +13 66 £42,500 -5.56% 13
Scotland -6 49 £50,000 - 11
East Midlands +6 37 £45,000 +11.11% 3
North East -30 12 £37,500 -28.57% 5
Wales -8 10 £43,750 +25.00% 9
Data Quality
UK

For the 6 months to 18 November 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 UK excluding London region with a requirement for Data Quality.

1 306 (42.27%) SQL
2 275 (37.98%) Business Intelligence
3 242 (33.43%) Analytical Skills
4 197 (27.21%) SQL Server
5 187 (25.83%) Data Warehouse
6 181 (25.00%) ETL
7 179 (24.72%) Microsoft
8 174 (24.03%) Analytics
9 163 (22.51%) Data Management
10 162 (22.38%) Problem-Solving
11 160 (22.10%) Agile Software Development
12 154 (21.27%) Data Modelling
13 146 (20.17%) Finance
14 141 (19.48%) SQL Server Integration Services
15 136 (18.78%) SQL Server Reporting Services
16 130 (17.96%) Data Governance
17 126 (17.40%) Migration
18 122 (16.85%) Oracle
19 111 (15.33%) T-SQL
20 109 (15.06%) Data Analysis
20 109 (15.06%) Data Migration
21 102 (14.09%) Visualisation
22 97 (13.40%) Power BI
23 95 (13.12%) Tableau
24 92 (12.71%) Project Management
25 86 (11.88%) Management Information System
25 86 (11.88%) Microsoft Excel
26 79 (10.91%) Relational Database
27 78 (10.77%) Security Cleared
27 78 (10.77%) SQL Server Analysis Services

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 47 (6.49%) SAS
2 33 (4.56%) SharePoint
3 22 (3.04%) Apache Spark
4 16 (2.21%) CMS
5 14 (1.93%) Skype for Business
6 13 (1.80%) Exchange Server 2010
6 13 (1.80%) Exchange Server 2013
6 13 (1.80%) MS Exchange
7 10 (1.38%) ArcGIS
8 9 (1.24%) SharePoint 2013
8 9 (1.24%) Smallworld
9 4 (0.55%) BizTalk Server
9 4 (0.55%) Oracle SOA Suite
10 3 (0.41%) WebLogic
11 2 (0.28%) Apache
11 2 (0.28%) Apache Solr
11 2 (0.28%) DNN
11 2 (0.28%) Elasticsearch
11 2 (0.28%) IIS
12 1 (0.14%) Moodle
Applications
1 86 (11.88%) Microsoft Excel
2 27 (3.73%) Microsoft Office
3 19 (2.62%) SPSS
4 15 (2.07%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 11 (1.52%) MS Visio
6 8 (1.10%) AutoCAD
7 5 (0.69%) Spreadsheet
8 1 (0.14%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 6 (0.83%) Dynamics CRM
2 5 (0.69%) SAP S/4HANA
3 4 (0.55%) Dynamics AX
3 4 (0.55%) Movex
3 4 (0.55%) SAP ERP
4 3 (0.41%) Dynamics NAV
5 2 (0.28%) Oracle EBS
5 2 (0.28%) Oracle Retail
5 2 (0.28%) SAP MDG
6 1 (0.14%) Cognos Business Intelligence
6 1 (0.14%) FastStats
6 1 (0.14%) NetSuite
6 1 (0.14%) SAP Business One
6 1 (0.14%) SAP CO
6 1 (0.14%) SAP FI
6 1 (0.14%) SAP FI/CO
6 1 (0.14%) SAP HR
Cloud Services
1 53 (7.32%) Microsoft Azure
2 35 (4.83%) Amazon AWS
3 20 (2.76%) SaaS
4 16 (2.21%) Azure Active Directory
5 10 (1.38%) PaaS
6 9 (1.24%) IaaS
7 7 (0.97%) Dynamics 365
8 4 (0.55%) Amazon Kinesis
8 4 (0.55%) Amazon SageMaker
8 4 (0.55%) Office 365
9 3 (0.41%) Google Cloud Platform
10 2 (0.28%) Cortana Intelligence Suite
10 2 (0.28%) Taleo
11 1 (0.14%) Amazon EC2
11 1 (0.14%) Amazon S3
11 1 (0.14%) Amazon SQS
11 1 (0.14%) Azure Data Factory
11 1 (0.14%) Google Analytics
11 1 (0.14%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
11 1 (0.14%) Salesforce Service Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 6 (0.83%) Firewall
2 5 (0.69%) Internet
3 4 (0.55%) WAN
4 3 (0.41%) FTP
5 2 (0.28%) SMS
6 1 (0.14%) GSM
6 1 (0.14%) LTE
6 1 (0.14%) Radio Access Network
6 1 (0.14%) UMTS
6 1 (0.14%) WebEx
Database & Business Intelligence
1 197 (27.21%) SQL Server
2 187 (25.83%) Data Warehouse
3 141 (19.48%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 136 (18.78%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 97 (13.40%) Power BI
6 79 (10.91%) Relational Database
7 78 (10.77%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 66 (9.12%) Big Data
9 57 (7.87%) QlikView
10 55 (7.60%) BusinessObjects
11 44 (6.08%) RDBMS
12 39 (5.39%) SAP Data Services
13 35 (4.83%) Hadoop
14 33 (4.56%) PostgreSQL
15 30 (4.14%) SQL Server 2008
16 26 (3.59%) NoSQL
16 26 (3.59%) Star Schema
17 23 (3.18%) MS Access
18 21 (2.90%) Spotfire
19 20 (2.76%) PowerCenter
Development Applications
1 18 (2.49%) JIRA
2 17 (2.35%) Visual Studio
3 14 (1.93%) Subversion
4 13 (1.80%) ERwin
5 9 (1.24%) LSMW
6 8 (1.10%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
7 7 (0.97%) PowerDesigner
7 7 (0.97%) Team Foundation Server
8 6 (0.83%) ER Studio
9 4 (0.55%) Octopus Deploy
10 2 (0.28%) Git (software)
10 2 (0.28%) Toad
11 1 (0.14%) Ant
11 1 (0.14%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 1 (0.14%) Hudson
11 1 (0.14%) IntelliJ
11 1 (0.14%) Maven
11 1 (0.14%) SonarQube
11 1 (0.14%) TeamCity
11 1 (0.14%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 146 (20.17%) Finance
2 35 (4.83%) Retail
3 30 (4.14%) Marketing
4 25 (3.45%) Banking
5 10 (1.38%) Legal
5 10 (1.38%) Manufacturing
5 10 (1.38%) Publishing
6 8 (1.10%) Advertising
7 7 (0.97%) Games
8 6 (0.83%) Telecoms
9 5 (0.69%) Pharmaceutical
10 4 (0.55%) French Language
10 4 (0.55%) German Language
11 3 (0.41%) Automotive
11 3 (0.41%) Back Office
11 3 (0.41%) Billing
11 3 (0.41%) Corporate Banking
12 2 (0.28%) Financial Institution
12 2 (0.28%) Law
12 2 (0.28%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 161 (22.24%) Analyst
2 132 (18.23%) Developer
3 80 (11.05%) Architect
4 77 (10.64%) Data Analyst
5 70 (9.67%) Data Architect
6 60 (8.29%) Consultant
7 58 (8.01%) Data Manager
8 50 (6.91%) Business Intelligence Developer
9 36 (4.97%) ETL Developer
9 36 (4.97%) SQL Developer
10 32 (4.42%) Data Consultant
11 28 (3.87%) Data Migration Developer
12 26 (3.59%) Business Intelligence Analyst
13 24 (3.31%) SSRS Developer
14 22 (3.04%) Data Engineer
14 22 (3.04%) Data Migration Lead
15 20 (2.76%) Administrator
16 19 (2.62%) Oracle Developer
16 19 (2.62%) Oracle ETL Developer
16 19 (2.62%) SQL Server Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 68 (9.39%) XML
2 37 (5.11%) .NET
3 32 (4.42%) Web Services
4 24 (3.31%) JSON
5 13 (1.80%) ASP.NET
5 13 (1.80%) MDX
6 11 (1.52%) OAuth
6 11 (1.52%) RESTful
6 11 (1.52%) SAML
7 10 (1.38%) .NET Framework
7 10 (1.38%) Kafka
7 10 (1.38%) XSD
8 9 (1.24%) BAPI
9 7 (0.97%) ASP.NET MVC
9 7 (0.97%) Oracle GoldenGate
10 6 (0.83%) Entity Framework
11 5 (0.69%) IDoc
11 5 (0.69%) SOAP
12 4 (0.55%) HTML
12 4 (0.55%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 242 (33.43%) Analytical Skills
2 86 (11.88%) Management Information System
3 38 (5.25%) Reference Data
4 35 (4.83%) Data Structures
5 28 (3.87%) Computer Science
6 16 (2.21%) CESG
7 13 (1.80%) Driving Licence
7 13 (1.80%) Greenfield Project
8 12 (1.66%) Self-Motivation
9 7 (0.97%) PMI
9 7 (0.97%) User Experience
10 5 (0.69%) NHS
11 4 (0.55%) Client/Server
11 4 (0.55%) Fintech
11 4 (0.55%) Life Science
11 4 (0.55%) LIMS
11 4 (0.55%) Market Risk
11 4 (0.55%) Taxonomies
12 3 (0.41%) Algorithms
12 3 (0.41%) Hybrid Cloud
Operating Systems
1 30 (4.14%) Windows
2 15 (2.07%) Windows Server
3 11 (1.52%) Linux
4 9 (1.24%) Unix
5 2 (0.28%) Solaris
6 1 (0.14%) Android
6 1 (0.14%) Apple iOS
6 1 (0.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (0.14%) Windows 10
6 1 (0.14%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (0.14%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (0.14%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (0.14%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 275 (37.98%) Business Intelligence
2 181 (25.00%) ETL
3 174 (24.03%) Analytics
4 163 (22.51%) Data Management
5 162 (22.38%) Problem-Solving
6 160 (22.10%) Agile Software Development
7 154 (21.27%) Data Modelling
8 130 (17.96%) Data Governance
9 126 (17.40%) Migration
10 109 (15.06%) Data Analysis
10 109 (15.06%) Data Migration
11 102 (14.09%) Visualisation
12 92 (12.71%) Project Management
13 76 (10.50%) Data Integration
13 76 (10.50%) Stakeholder Management
14 74 (10.22%) Master Data Management
15 71 (9.81%) Data Architecture
16 69 (9.53%) Data Analytics
17 65 (8.98%) ITIL
18 62 (8.56%) Data Visualisation
Programming Languages
1 306 (42.27%) SQL
2 111 (15.33%) T-SQL
3 72 (9.94%) C#
4 43 (5.94%) Python
5 40 (5.52%) R
6 31 (4.28%) PL/SQL
7 26 (3.59%) Scala
8 24 (3.31%) VBA
9 22 (3.04%) Java
10 13 (1.80%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
11 12 (1.66%) C++
12 10 (1.38%) Bash Shell
12 10 (1.38%) JavaScript
13 8 (1.10%) MATLAB
14 7 (0.97%) C
15 5 (0.69%) ABAP
16 4 (0.55%) PowerShell
16 4 (0.55%) Ruby
16 4 (0.55%) SAS Macro
17 3 (0.41%) VB
Qualifications
1 78 (10.77%) Security Cleared
2 65 (8.98%) SC Cleared
3 63 (8.70%) Degree
4 21 (2.90%) Microsoft Certification
5 18 (2.49%) MCITP
6 16 (2.21%) MCSE
7 13 (1.80%) Computer Science Degree
8 7 (0.97%) PMI Certification
9 6 (0.83%) Cisco Certification
9 6 (0.83%) Master's Degree
9 6 (0.83%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 5 (0.69%) TOGAF Certification
11 4 (0.55%) AWS Certification
11 4 (0.55%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
12 3 (0.41%) ISEB
12 3 (0.41%) ISEB Practitioner
12 3 (0.41%) ITIL Certification
12 3 (0.41%) Postgraduate
12 3 (0.41%) SAS Certification
13 2 (0.28%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 38 (5.25%) QA
2 18 (2.49%) GDPR
3 11 (1.52%) PMO
4 9 (1.24%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 6 (0.83%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 6 (0.83%) SLA
6 3 (0.41%) ISO 9001
7 2 (0.28%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 31 (4.28%) Active Directory
2 4 (0.55%) HDFS
3 3 (0.41%) Apache Flume
4 2 (0.28%) Virtual Machines
5 1 (0.14%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 6 (0.83%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 4 (0.55%) Puppet
3 2 (0.28%) Kibana
3 2 (0.28%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (0.28%) Terraform
4 1 (0.14%) BMC PATROL
4 1 (0.14%) Control-M
4 1 (0.14%) Data Guard
4 1 (0.14%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
4 1 (0.14%) Hadoop YARN
4 1 (0.14%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 1 (0.14%) Oracle RMAN
4 1 (0.14%) SCCM
Vendors
1 179 (24.72%) Microsoft
2 122 (16.85%) Oracle
3 95 (13.12%) Tableau
4 43 (5.94%) SAP
5 35 (4.83%) Informatica
6 29 (4.01%) IBM
6 29 (4.01%) Trillium
7 25 (3.45%) Talend
8 21 (2.90%) Cognos
9 18 (2.49%) Remedy
9 18 (2.49%) Salesforce.com
10 17 (2.35%) Snow
10 17 (2.35%) Teradata
11 11 (1.52%) Alteryx
11 11 (1.52%) Cloudera
12 8 (1.10%) ESRI
13 6 (0.83%) Cisco
13 6 (0.83%) Planview
13 6 (0.83%) ServiceNow
14 5 (0.69%) Infor