Period
to 5 June 2020

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 5 June 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Data Quality
UK > UK excluding London
6 months to
5 Jun 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 333 337 405
Rank change year-on-year +4 +68 +12
Permanent jobs citing Data Quality 383 744 696
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK excluding London 0.80% 0.91% 0.71%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 6.22% 6.23% 5.56%
Number of salaries quoted 294 568 509
Median annual salary £55,000 £51,642 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.50% +14.76% +7.14%
10th Percentile £32,017 £27,500 £27,500
90th Percentile £92,500 £77,500 £72,750
UK median annual salary £62,500 £57,500 £52,500
% change year-on-year +8.70% +9.52% +10.53%

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 6,157 11,933 12,529
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK excluding London 12.85% 14.63% 12.71%
Number of salaries quoted 4,704 8,475 9,506
Median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% - +9.76%
10th Percentile £27,250 £25,286 £25,500
90th Percentile £75,000 £70,000 £67,500
UK median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +5.00% - +5.26%

Data Quality
Job Vacancy Trend in the UK excluding London

Job postings citing Data Quality as a proportion 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

3-month moving average salary quoted in 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

Salary distribution for jobs citing Data Quality in the UK excluding London over the 6 months to 5 June 2020.

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 5 June 2020. 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 +42 126 £70,000 +27.27% 11
Midlands +54 77 £52,500 +7.44% 6
North of England +33 67 £49,000 +15.29% 4
East of England +26 64 £70,000 +27.27% 4
West Midlands +74 60 £55,000 +5.48% 4
North West +35 37 £46,500 -13.89% 3
Yorkshire +52 27 £55,000 +29.41% 1
South West +16 20 £55,000 +4.76% 6
East Midlands +35 17 £32,964 -22.44% 2
Scotland +37 16 £45,000 -5.76% 1
Channel Islands - 6 £58,750 -
Wales +7 5 £43,158 -11.90%
North East +17 3 £39,000 +44.44%
Northern Ireland +16 1 - - 1
South Coast - 1 £50,000 -
Data Quality
UK

For the 6 months to 5 June 2020, 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.

1 167 (43.60%) Business Intelligence
2 156 (40.73%) SQL
3 120 (31.33%) Data Modelling
4 118 (30.81%) ETL
5 106 (27.68%) Analytics
6 100 (26.11%) Microsoft
6 100 (26.11%) Agile Software Development
7 98 (25.59%) Data Governance
8 96 (25.07%) Finance
9 92 (24.02%) Data Warehouse
10 91 (23.76%) Data Analysis
11 90 (23.50%) Data Management
11 90 (23.50%) SQL Server
11 90 (23.50%) Analytical Skills
12 80 (20.89%) Power BI
12 80 (20.89%) Power Platform
13 74 (19.32%) Problem-Solving
14 69 (18.02%) Visualisation
15 67 (17.49%) Data Integration
15 67 (17.49%) Data Architecture
16 64 (16.71%) Migration
17 60 (15.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
18 58 (15.14%) Data Migration
19 57 (14.88%) Python
20 52 (13.58%) Degree
20 52 (13.58%) SQL Server Analysis Services
21 45 (11.75%) Master Data Management
22 43 (11.23%) Big Data
23 42 (10.97%) Microsoft Excel
24 41 (10.70%) Tableau

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 11 (2.87%) SAS
2 9 (2.35%) Apache Spark
3 7 (1.83%) SharePoint
4 5 (1.31%) Confluence
4 5 (1.31%) Oracle HTTP Server
4 5 (1.31%) Oracle Spatial
4 5 (1.31%) WebLogic
5 3 (0.78%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 2 (0.52%) WebSphere
6 2 (0.52%) WebSphere Application Server
7 1 (0.26%) Apache
7 1 (0.26%) Appian
7 1 (0.26%) ArcGIS
7 1 (0.26%) BizTalk Server
7 1 (0.26%) Oracle Workflow
7 1 (0.26%) Tomcat
Applications
1 42 (10.97%) Microsoft Excel
2 12 (3.13%) Microsoft Office
3 9 (2.35%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 3 (0.78%) Spreadsheet
5 1 (0.26%) Microsoft Project
5 1 (0.26%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 6 (1.57%) Dynamics CRM
1 6 (1.57%) SAP MDG
2 5 (1.31%) PeopleSoft HCM
2 5 (1.31%) Salesforce.com CRM
2 5 (1.31%) SAP S/4HANA
3 3 (0.78%) SAP MDM
4 2 (0.52%) MIS ActiveH
4 2 (0.52%) SAP IS-U
4 2 (0.52%) Teamcenter
5 1 (0.26%) Cognos TM1
5 1 (0.26%) Dynamics AX
5 1 (0.26%) NetSuite
5 1 (0.26%) Oracle EBS
5 1 (0.26%) Oracle ERP
5 1 (0.26%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
Cloud Services
1 80 (20.89%) Power Platform
2 36 (9.40%) Azure
3 27 (7.05%) AWS
4 10 (2.61%) GCP
5 7 (1.83%) Boomi
6 4 (1.04%) Dynamics 365
6 4 (1.04%) Serverless
7 3 (0.78%) Amazon Kinesis
7 3 (0.78%) Amazon S3
7 3 (0.78%) SaaS
8 2 (0.52%) Amazon EC2
8 2 (0.52%) Amazon SageMaker
8 2 (0.52%) Office 365
8 2 (0.52%) PowerApps
9 1 (0.26%) Azure Data Factory
9 1 (0.26%) Force.com
9 1 (0.26%) Google Analytics
9 1 (0.26%) Oracle Service Cloud
9 1 (0.26%) PaaS
9 1 (0.26%) Power Automate
Communications & Networking
1 5 (1.31%) HTTP
2 4 (1.04%) Internet
3 1 (0.26%) Broadband
3 1 (0.26%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 92 (24.02%) Data Warehouse
2 90 (23.50%) SQL Server
3 80 (20.89%) Power BI
4 60 (15.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 52 (13.58%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 43 (11.23%) Big Data
7 37 (9.66%) Data Lake
8 30 (7.83%) Snowflake Schema
9 28 (7.31%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 25 (6.53%) Relational Database
11 24 (6.27%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
12 16 (4.18%) BusinessObjects
13 14 (3.66%) NoSQL
14 13 (3.39%) Hadoop
14 13 (3.39%) SAP Data Services
15 11 (2.87%) Amazon Redshift
16 10 (2.61%) QlikView
16 10 (2.61%) SAP BW
17 9 (2.35%) PowerCenter
17 9 (2.35%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 19 (4.96%) Git (software)
2 9 (2.35%) ERwin
3 6 (1.57%) Jenkins
3 6 (1.57%) JIRA
4 5 (1.31%) LSMW
4 5 (1.31%) Oracle Forms
5 3 (0.78%) PowerDesigner
5 3 (0.78%) Visual Studio Team System
6 2 (0.52%) Bitbucket
6 2 (0.52%) GitLab
6 2 (0.52%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
6 2 (0.52%) Team Foundation Server
7 1 (0.26%) Eclipse
7 1 (0.26%) IntelliJ
7 1 (0.26%) JMeter
7 1 (0.26%) Toad
7 1 (0.26%) Visual Studio
General
1 96 (25.07%) Finance
2 23 (6.01%) Retail
3 15 (3.92%) Marketing
4 14 (3.66%) Telecoms
5 9 (2.35%) Advertising
6 7 (1.83%) Legal
7 6 (1.57%) Banking
8 5 (1.31%) Pharmaceutical
8 5 (1.31%) Publishing
8 5 (1.31%) Social Housing
9 4 (1.04%) Digital Economy
9 4 (1.04%) Housing Association
10 3 (0.78%) Law
10 3 (0.78%) Manufacturing
10 3 (0.78%) Public Sector
11 2 (0.52%) Aerospace
11 2 (0.52%) General Ledger
11 2 (0.52%) Investment Banking
11 2 (0.52%) Retail Banking
12 1 (0.26%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 90 (23.50%) Analyst
2 60 (15.67%) Data Analyst
3 55 (14.36%) Developer
4 46 (12.01%) Architect
5 38 (9.92%) Data Architect
6 31 (8.09%) Data Manager
7 27 (7.05%) Consultant
8 20 (5.22%) Data Consultant
8 20 (5.22%) Data Engineer
9 16 (4.18%) Business Intelligence Developer
9 16 (4.18%) Data Modeller
10 14 (3.66%) Data Migration Consultant
10 14 (3.66%) Data Migration Lead
10 14 (3.66%) Migration Consultant
11 13 (3.39%) Technical Leader
12 12 (3.13%) DBA
12 12 (3.13%) SAP Developer
13 11 (2.87%) Administrator
13 11 (2.87%) Business Analyst
14 10 (2.61%) Senior Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 33 (8.62%) .NET
2 23 (6.01%) ASP.NET Web API
2 23 (6.01%) HTML
3 22 (5.74%) CSS
4 19 (4.96%) HTML5
5 18 (4.70%) ASP.NET
6 14 (3.66%) ASP.NET MVC
7 8 (2.09%) Kafka
8 7 (1.83%) Web Services
9 6 (1.57%) XML
10 5 (1.31%) .NET Framework
10 5 (1.31%) Middleware
11 4 (1.04%) JSON
12 3 (0.78%) BAPI
12 3 (0.78%) FIX Protocol
12 3 (0.78%) IDoc
13 2 (0.52%) J2EE
13 2 (0.52%) MDX
13 2 (0.52%) Pandas
13 2 (0.52%) scikit-learn
Miscellaneous
1 90 (23.50%) Analytical Skills
2 40 (10.44%) Management Information System
3 30 (7.83%) Data Structures
4 16 (4.18%) Reference Data
5 14 (3.66%) Tandem
6 12 (3.13%) Reinsurance
7 10 (2.61%) Self-Motivation
8 7 (1.83%) Algorithms
9 6 (1.57%) Clustering
9 6 (1.57%) Greenfield Project
9 6 (1.57%) User Experience
10 5 (1.31%) Social Media
11 4 (1.04%) Data Protection Act
12 3 (0.78%) FMCG
12 3 (0.78%) Virtual Team
13 2 (0.52%) CMDB
13 2 (0.52%) e-Learning
13 2 (0.52%) Enterprise Software
13 2 (0.52%) NHS
14 1 (0.26%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 6 (1.57%) Linux
2 5 (1.31%) HPUX
2 5 (1.31%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 5 (1.31%) Windows
2 5 (1.31%) Windows Server
3 4 (1.04%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 167 (43.60%) Business Intelligence
2 120 (31.33%) Data Modelling
3 118 (30.81%) ETL
4 106 (27.68%) Analytics
5 100 (26.11%) Agile Software Development
6 98 (25.59%) Data Governance
7 91 (23.76%) Data Analysis
8 90 (23.50%) Data Management
9 74 (19.32%) Problem-Solving
10 69 (18.02%) Visualisation
11 67 (17.49%) Data Architecture
11 67 (17.49%) Data Integration
12 64 (16.71%) Migration
13 58 (15.14%) Data Migration
14 45 (11.75%) Master Data Management
15 39 (10.18%) Data Science
16 38 (9.92%) DevOps
17 36 (9.40%) Data Analytics
18 34 (8.88%) Data Cleansing
18 34 (8.88%) Data Strategy
Programming Languages
1 156 (40.73%) SQL
2 57 (14.88%) Python
3 33 (8.62%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
4 20 (5.22%) C#
5 15 (3.92%) R
5 15 (3.92%) T-SQL
6 13 (3.39%) Java
6 13 (3.39%) JavaScript
7 8 (2.09%) PL/SQL
8 6 (1.57%) C
8 6 (1.57%) VBA
9 5 (1.31%) MATLAB
10 4 (1.04%) Scala
11 3 (0.78%) ABAP
11 3 (0.78%) Bash Shell
11 3 (0.78%) C++
11 3 (0.78%) Shell Script
12 2 (0.52%) Ruby
12 2 (0.52%) VB
13 1 (0.26%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 52 (13.58%) Degree
2 30 (7.83%) Security Cleared
3 28 (7.31%) SC Cleared
4 5 (1.31%) Postgraduate
5 3 (0.78%) AWS Certification
5 3 (0.78%) Computer Science Degree
5 3 (0.78%) ISTQB
5 3 (0.78%) Master's Degree
5 3 (0.78%) MBA
6 2 (0.52%) PhD
6 2 (0.52%) PMP
7 1 (0.26%) Microsoft Certification
7 1 (0.26%) PMI Certification
7 1 (0.26%) Six Sigma Black Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 31 (8.09%) GDPR
2 27 (7.05%) QA
3 14 (3.66%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 3 (0.78%) SLA
4 3 (0.78%) Solvency II
5 2 (0.52%) MiFID
5 2 (0.52%) PMO
6 1 (0.26%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 2 (0.52%) Apache Flume
1 2 (0.52%) Docker
1 2 (0.52%) HDFS
2 1 (0.26%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.26%) NDS
2 1 (0.26%) NetIQ eDirectory
Systems Management
1 6 (1.57%) Oracle EDQ
2 5 (1.31%) SCCM
3 2 (0.52%) Kubernetes
4 1 (0.26%) NetIQ Identity Manager
4 1 (0.26%) Oracle Identity Manager
4 1 (0.26%) Tivoli
4 1 (0.26%) Tivoli Identity Manager
Vendors
1 100 (26.11%) Microsoft
2 41 (10.70%) Tableau
3 38 (9.92%) Oracle
4 26 (6.79%) Informatica
4 26 (6.79%) SAP
5 14 (3.66%) IBM
6 13 (3.39%) Salesforce.com
7 10 (2.61%) Talend
8 7 (1.83%) Cognos
9 6 (1.57%) PeopleSoft
10 5 (1.31%) ESRI
10 5 (1.31%) Hyperion
10 5 (1.31%) Red Hat
10 5 (1.31%) Sybase
11 4 (1.04%) Google
12 3 (0.78%) Ab Initio
12 3 (0.78%) Alteryx
12 3 (0.78%) Cloudera
12 3 (0.78%) Dell
12 3 (0.78%) Netezza