Data Governance Jobs

Data Governance
UK

The table below provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies requiring Data Governance skills. It includes a benchmarking guide to the annual salaries offered in vacancies that cited Data Governance over the 6 months leading up to 21 July 2024, comparing them to the same period in the previous two years.

6 months to
21 Jul 2024
Same period 2023 Same period 2022
Rank 224 242 326
Rank change year-on-year +18 +84 +46
Permanent jobs citing Data Governance 1,207 1,179 2,163
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 1.26% 1.42% 1.22%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.53% 1.49% 1.26%
Number of salaries quoted 744 824 1,022
10th Percentile £39,325 £46,570 £42,501
25th Percentile £52,500 £52,500 £50,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £70,000 £67,500 £65,000
Median % change year-on-year +3.70% +3.85% +4.00%
75th Percentile £87,500 £85,000 £85,000
90th Percentile £107,487 £97,500 £100,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £65,000 £62,000 £57,500
% change year-on-year +4.84% +7.83% +9.52%

All Process and Methodology Skills
UK

Data Governance falls under the Processes and Methodologies category. For comparison with the information above, the following table provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies requiring process or methodology skills.

Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 78,736 79,119 171,093
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 82.22% 95.38% 96.41%
Number of salaries quoted 52,643 51,303 86,275
10th Percentile £30,000 £33,750 £33,613
25th Percentile £40,000 £45,000 £44,186
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £55,000 £60,249 £60,000
Median % change year-on-year -8.71% +0.42% +9.09%
75th Percentile £73,750 £80,000 £80,000
90th Percentile £93,750 £100,000 £96,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year -9.09% +4.76% +7.14%

Data Governance
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing Data Governance as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for Data Governance in the UK

Data Governance
Salary Trend

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Data Governance.

Salary trend for Data Governance in the UK

Data Governance
Salary Histogram

Salary distribution for jobs citing Data Governance over the 6 months to 21 July 2024.

Salary histogram for Data Governance in the UK

Data Governance
Top 19 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Data Governance within the UK over the 6 months to 21 July 2024. 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
Jobs
England +29 1,079 £72,500 +7.41% 116
UK excluding London +86 752 £65,000 +4.84% 75
Work from Home -5 451 £70,000 +16.18% 60
London -30 385 £80,000 +14.29% 46
North of England +138 273 £79,932 +22.31% 21
Midlands +60 173 £60,000 -11.11% 16
North West +105 148 £75,000 +15.69% 11
South East -43 121 £59,250 +9.72% 19
West Midlands +36 113 £61,250 -9.26% 12
South West +41 91 £50,000 -17.01% 12
Yorkshire +73 89 £79,932 +1.18% 6
East Midlands +21 57 £55,000 - 4
Scotland -33 56 £60,743 +0.82%
North East +15 36 £79,932 +22.97% 4
East of England -15 21 £81,250 +25.00% 5
Wales +19 13 £57,500 -9.45% 1
Isle of Man - 2 £82,500 -
Northern Ireland +19 1 £35,000 -30.00%
Channel Islands - 1 - - 1

Data Governance
Co-occurring Skills and Capabilities by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same employment type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 80 (6.63%) SharePoint
2 37 (3.07%) Apache Spark
3 28 (2.32%) Confluence
4 16 (1.33%) Apache Airflow
5 15 (1.24%) SAS
6 9 (0.75%) Apache
7 6 (0.50%) WordPress
8 3 (0.25%) ArcGIS
8 3 (0.25%) Jupyter
9 1 (0.083%) CMS
9 1 (0.083%) TPMS
Applications
1 123 (10.19%) Microsoft Excel
2 19 (1.57%) Microsoft Office
3 10 (0.83%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 8 (0.66%) MS Visio
4 8 (0.66%) Spreadsheet
5 6 (0.50%) Trello
6 4 (0.33%) SPSS
7 1 (0.083%) Adobe Captivate
Business Applications
1 9 (0.75%) SAP MDG
2 8 (0.66%) SAP S/4HANA
3 4 (0.33%) Dynamics CRM
3 4 (0.33%) Finacle
3 4 (0.33%) FLEXCUBE
3 4 (0.33%) Temenos T24
4 3 (0.25%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
5 2 (0.17%) Adobe Campaign
5 2 (0.17%) Salesforce CRM
5 2 (0.17%) SAP ERP
6 1 (0.083%) CA PPM
6 1 (0.083%) FastStats
6 1 (0.083%) NetSuite
6 1 (0.083%) SAP GTM
6 1 (0.083%) SAP MDM
6 1 (0.083%) Shopify
6 1 (0.083%) Unica
Cloud Services
1 356 (29.49%) Azure
2 292 (24.19%) Power Platform
3 176 (14.58%) AWS
4 172 (14.25%) GCP
5 66 (5.47%) Azure Data Factory
6 52 (4.31%) Microsoft Purview
7 49 (4.06%) Microsoft 365
8 47 (3.89%) Azure Synapse Analytics
9 38 (3.15%) Azure DevOps
9 38 (3.15%) Collibra
10 27 (2.24%) Snowflake
11 24 (1.99%) Serverless
12 23 (1.91%) SaaS
13 15 (1.24%) Azure Cosmos DB
13 15 (1.24%) Azure Machine Learning
14 14 (1.16%) Azure Sentinel
14 14 (1.16%) dbt
15 13 (1.08%) Amazon S3
16 12 (0.99%) Google Gemini
17 11 (0.91%) AWS Lambda
Communications & Networking
1 9 (0.75%) Cisco IPT
1 9 (0.75%) Intranet
2 4 (0.33%) VPN
3 3 (0.25%) WebEx
4 2 (0.17%) Firewall
4 2 (0.17%) Network Security
5 1 (0.083%) 3GPP
5 1 (0.083%) 5G
5 1 (0.083%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 288 (23.86%) Power BI
2 273 (22.62%) Data Warehouse
3 135 (11.18%) Metadata
4 116 (9.61%) Data Lake
5 114 (9.44%) Tableau
6 104 (8.62%) BigQuery
7 90 (7.46%) Looker
8 65 (5.39%) Big Data
9 41 (3.40%) Azure SQL Database
10 40 (3.31%) SQL Server
11 30 (2.49%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 26 (2.15%) NoSQL
13 21 (1.74%) Amazon Redshift
14 20 (1.66%) Hadoop
15 19 (1.57%) Data Mining
16 18 (1.49%) Relational Database
17 16 (1.33%) Elasticsearch
18 10 (0.83%) Ataccama
18 10 (0.83%) SQL Server Reporting Services
19 9 (0.75%) Snowflake Schema
Development Applications
1 97 (8.04%) JIRA
2 43 (3.56%) Git
3 11 (0.91%) GitLab
3 11 (0.91%) MLflow
4 10 (0.83%) ERwin
4 10 (0.83%) Jenkins
5 6 (0.50%) ER Studio
5 6 (0.50%) RStudio
6 2 (0.17%) PowerDesigner
7 1 (0.083%) CircleCI
7 1 (0.083%) Selenium
7 1 (0.083%) Spinnaker
7 1 (0.083%) Toad
7 1 (0.083%) Visual Studio
7 1 (0.083%) WebDriver
General
1 419 (34.71%) Social Skills
2 408 (33.80%) Finance
3 323 (26.76%) Analytical Skills
4 210 (17.40%) Legal
5 204 (16.90%) Banking
6 84 (6.96%) Public Sector
7 71 (5.88%) Inclusion and Diversity
8 49 (4.06%) Marketing
9 38 (3.15%) Influencing Skills
10 35 (2.90%) Law
11 33 (2.73%) Retail
12 23 (1.91%) Presentation Skills
13 12 (0.99%) Pharmaceutical
14 10 (0.83%) Games
14 10 (0.83%) Manufacturing
14 10 (0.83%) Publishing
15 8 (0.66%) Investment Banking
15 8 (0.66%) Organisational Skills
16 7 (0.58%) Advertising
17 6 (0.50%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 236 (19.55%) Senior
2 209 (17.32%) Analyst
3 200 (16.57%) Architect
4 164 (13.59%) Data Architect
5 156 (12.92%) Lead
6 154 (12.76%) Data Engineer
7 125 (10.36%) Data Manager
8 106 (8.78%) Senior Analyst
9 105 (8.70%) Data Analyst
10 57 (4.72%) Senior Data Engineer
11 52 (4.31%) Governance Manager
12 51 (4.23%) Data Governance Analyst
12 51 (4.23%) Data Governance Manager
13 41 (3.40%) Governance Analyst
14 35 (2.90%) Consultant
15 30 (2.49%) Developer
16 29 (2.40%) Principal Data Engineer
16 29 (2.40%) Principal Engineer
17 27 (2.24%) Data Consultant
18 26 (2.15%) Azure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 46 (3.81%) PySpark
2 26 (2.15%) Kafka
3 18 (1.49%) PyTorch
3 18 (1.49%) TensorFlow
4 14 (1.16%) Apache Beam
5 12 (0.99%) JSON
6 9 (0.75%) ModSecurity
7 7 (0.58%) Microsoft Graph
8 5 (0.41%) scikit-learn
8 5 (0.41%) XML
9 4 (0.33%) CSS
9 4 (0.33%) HTML
9 4 (0.33%) Middleware
9 4 (0.33%) Node.js
9 4 (0.33%) React
10 3 (0.25%) AngularJS
10 3 (0.25%) D3.js
10 3 (0.25%) Google Chart
10 3 (0.25%) Pandas
10 3 (0.25%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 122 (10.11%) Management Information System
2 87 (7.21%) Self-Motivation
3 45 (3.73%) Algorithms
4 41 (3.40%) Data Structures
5 37 (3.07%) Onboarding
6 34 (2.82%) Reference Data
7 28 (2.32%) Analytical Mindset
8 26 (2.15%) Taxonomies
9 19 (1.57%) Data Centre
10 17 (1.41%) Cloud Native
11 16 (1.33%) Product Ownership
12 13 (1.08%) Virtual Team
13 10 (0.83%) Legacy Systems
13 10 (0.83%) Renewable Energy
14 9 (0.75%) Greenfield Project
15 8 (0.66%) Hybrid Cloud
15 8 (0.66%) IoT
15 8 (0.66%) NHS
16 7 (0.58%) Mainframe
17 6 (0.50%) Blog
Operating Systems
1 18 (1.49%) Linux
2 13 (1.08%) Windows
3 8 (0.66%) Unix
4 6 (0.50%) Windows Vista
5 4 (0.33%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 491 (40.68%) Data Management
2 394 (32.64%) Analytics
3 384 (31.81%) Data Modelling
4 352 (29.16%) Business Intelligence
5 331 (27.42%) Data Architecture
6 299 (24.77%) Problem-Solving
7 262 (21.71%) Data Engineering
7 262 (21.71%) ETL
8 222 (18.39%) Mentoring
9 216 (17.90%) Data Strategy
10 201 (16.65%) Data Protection
11 189 (15.66%) Agile
12 186 (15.41%) Data Integration
12 186 (15.41%) Data Privacy
13 178 (14.75%) Data Analysis
14 177 (14.66%) Process Improvement
15 157 (13.01%) Data Science
16 152 (12.59%) Decision-Making
17 149 (12.34%) Continuous Improvement
18 147 (12.18%) Data Security
Programming Languages
1 385 (31.90%) SQL
2 186 (15.41%) Python
3 42 (3.48%) Java
4 39 (3.23%) T-SQL
5 31 (2.57%) R
6 25 (2.07%) Scala
7 12 (0.99%) PowerShell
8 8 (0.66%) VBA
9 7 (0.58%) Shell Script
10 6 (0.50%) Perl
11 5 (0.41%) C#
11 5 (0.41%) Data Analysis Expressions
11 5 (0.41%) JavaScript
12 4 (0.33%) VB
13 3 (0.25%) Apex Code
13 3 (0.25%) PL/SQL
14 2 (0.17%) MATLAB
14 2 (0.17%) PHP
15 1 (0.083%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 190 (15.74%) Degree
2 80 (6.63%) Computer Science Degree
3 70 (5.80%) Master's Degree
4 47 (3.89%) Security Cleared
5 24 (1.99%) SC Cleared
6 23 (1.91%) DBS Check
7 20 (1.66%) PhD
8 16 (1.33%) BPSS Clearance
8 16 (1.33%) CISSP
9 15 (1.24%) CISM
10 12 (0.99%) CISA
10 12 (0.99%) PMI Certification
11 11 (0.91%) Azure Certification
12 10 (0.83%) MBA
13 7 (0.58%) PMP
14 6 (0.50%) IIBA
15 4 (0.33%) AWS Certification
16 3 (0.25%) AWS Certified Solutions Architect
16 3 (0.25%) Microsoft Certification
16 3 (0.25%) TOGAF Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 558 (46.23%) Data Quality
2 306 (25.35%) GDPR
3 35 (2.90%) Accessibility
4 32 (2.65%) QA
5 25 (2.07%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 23 (1.91%) Cyber Essentials
7 20 (1.66%) California Consumer Privacy Act
7 20 (1.66%) GRC
8 11 (0.91%) COBIT
9 10 (0.83%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
9 10 (0.83%) NCSC
10 7 (0.58%) HIPAA
11 6 (0.50%) PCI DSS
11 6 (0.50%) SLA
12 4 (0.33%) NIST
13 3 (0.25%) PMO
14 2 (0.17%) Actionable Recommendations
14 2 (0.17%) HL7
14 2 (0.17%) ISO 20022
14 2 (0.17%) SNOMED CT
System Software
1 9 (0.75%) Active Directory
2 8 (0.66%) Docker
3 3 (0.25%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 25 (2.07%) Kubernetes
2 20 (1.66%) Terraform
3 7 (0.58%) SysTrack
4 6 (0.50%) Ansible
5 3 (0.25%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
6 1 (0.083%) CASB
6 1 (0.083%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 170 (14.08%) Microsoft
2 120 (9.94%) Google
3 114 (9.44%) Databricks
4 51 (4.23%) Informatica
5 36 (2.98%) Salesforce
6 30 (2.49%) SAP
7 23 (1.91%) Oracle
8 19 (1.57%) Alteryx
9 14 (1.16%) ServiceNow
10 12 (0.99%) OpenAI
11 9 (0.75%) Sophos
11 9 (0.75%) Talend
12 8 (0.66%) TIBCO
13 7 (0.58%) Snow
13 7 (0.58%) Teradata
14 6 (0.50%) Cognos
15 5 (0.41%) Foundry
15 5 (0.41%) Palantir
16 4 (0.33%) Cloudera
16 4 (0.33%) Northgate