Period
to 20 August 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies with a requirement for Data Governance skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Data Governance over the 6 months to 20 August 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Data Governance
UK
6 months to
20 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 518 588 583
Rank change year-on-year +70 -5 +90
Permanent jobs citing Data Governance 923 744 892
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.55% 0.42% 0.45%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.60% 0.46% 0.50%
Number of salaries quoted 602 529 628
UK median annual salary £62,500 £61,500 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.63% +2.50% -7.69%
10th Percentile £39,125 £36,250 £37,500
90th Percentile £95,000 £98,000 £90,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £55,000 £51,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year +6.80% -6.36% +0.92%

Data Governance is in the Processes and Methodologies category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
UK
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 153,965 161,029 179,081
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 91.10% 91.53% 90.83%
Number of salaries quoted 122,609 128,176 149,466
UK median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £48,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +4.17% +1.05%
10th Percentile £29,000 £28,000 £27,500
90th Percentile £82,500 £80,000 £77,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.88% - +0.71%

Data Governance
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for Data Governance in the UK

Data Governance
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Data Governance.

Salary trend for Data Governance in the UK

Data Governance
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Data Governance over the 6 months to 20 August 2018.

Salary histogram for Data Governance in the UK

Data Governance
Top 15 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 20 August 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
England +85 879 £62,500 - 112
London +99 520 £70,000 - 52
UK excluding London +73 360 £55,000 +6.80% 64
South East +31 120 £60,000 +14.29% 21
North of England +29 109 £53,750 +2.38% 13
Midlands +40 57 £47,500 - 15
Yorkshire +42 55 £50,000 -4.76% 4
North West +16 52 £55,000 +29.41% 8
West Midlands +25 39 £60,000 +50.00% 12
South West +13 32 £43,750 -23.91% 4
Scotland +4 26 £45,000 +28.57% 3
East Midlands +1 18 £44,500 -11.00% 3
East of England 0 15 £55,000 - 7
Wales +1 6 £43,750 +9.38% 1
North East -18 2 £42,500 -34.62% 1

For the 6 months to 20 August 2018, IT jobs citing Data Governance 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 with a requirement for Data Governance.

1 394 (42.69%) Finance
1 394 (42.69%) Data Management
2 366 (39.65%) Data Quality
3 324 (35.10%) Analytics
4 317 (34.34%) Business Intelligence
5 300 (32.50%) SQL
6 257 (27.84%) Data Modelling
7 219 (23.73%) Data Warehouse
7 219 (23.73%) Agile Software Development
8 207 (22.43%) Analytical Skills
9 203 (21.99%) Data Architecture
10 199 (21.56%) Big Data
11 180 (19.50%) Degree
12 170 (18.42%) ETL
13 161 (17.44%) SQL Server
14 158 (17.12%) Data Integration
15 146 (15.82%) Banking
16 114 (12.35%) Stakeholder Management
16 114 (12.35%) Power BI
17 113 (12.24%) Java
18 109 (11.81%) Migration
19 108 (11.70%) Tableau
20 107 (11.59%) Management Information System
21 104 (11.27%) Project Management
22 102 (11.05%) Oracle
23 100 (10.83%) Microsoft
23 100 (10.83%) Information Management
24 99 (10.73%) Data Analysis
25 97 (10.51%) Data Analytics
26 93 (10.08%) Computer Science

Data Governance
Co-occurring IT Skills 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 73 (7.91%) SAS
2 33 (3.58%) Apache
2 33 (3.58%) Apache Spark
3 29 (3.14%) IIS
4 9 (0.98%) Apache Solr
4 9 (0.98%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 9 (0.98%) SharePoint
5 5 (0.54%) BizTalk Server
6 4 (0.43%) Apache Pig
6 4 (0.43%) JBoss
7 3 (0.33%) Confluence
8 2 (0.22%) CICS
8 2 (0.22%) Elasticsearch
8 2 (0.22%) Tomcat
8 2 (0.22%) WebLogic
8 2 (0.22%) WebSphere
9 1 (0.11%) R Markdown
Applications
1 63 (6.83%) Microsoft Excel
2 38 (4.12%) Microsoft Office
3 16 (1.73%) MS Visio
4 9 (0.98%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 9 (0.98%) SPSS
5 7 (0.76%) Microsoft Project
6 6 (0.65%) Spreadsheet
7 1 (0.11%) AutoCAD
7 1 (0.11%) Revit
Business Applications
1 37 (4.01%) SAP MDG
2 26 (2.82%) SAP S/4HANA
3 10 (1.08%) Cognos Business Intelligence
4 9 (0.98%) SAP ERP
5 6 (0.65%) JDE OneWorld
6 5 (0.54%) Dynamics AX
7 3 (0.33%) Dynamics CRM
8 2 (0.22%) Magento
8 2 (0.22%) Markit EDM
8 2 (0.22%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
8 2 (0.22%) Sage 200
8 2 (0.22%) SAP BPC
8 2 (0.22%) SAP GRC
8 2 (0.22%) SAP GTS
9 1 (0.11%) Adobe Campaign
9 1 (0.11%) Epicor Tropos
9 1 (0.11%) Infor LN
9 1 (0.11%) Infor M3
9 1 (0.11%) Infor SunSystems
9 1 (0.11%) Salesforce.com CRM
Cloud Services
1 57 (6.18%) Amazon AWS
1 57 (6.18%) Microsoft Azure
2 14 (1.52%) AWS Lambda
3 12 (1.30%) Serverless
4 11 (1.19%) Mimecast
5 10 (1.08%) SaaS
6 7 (0.76%) Cortana Intelligence Suite
6 7 (0.76%) IaaS
7 6 (0.65%) Amazon EMR
7 6 (0.65%) Amazon S3
7 6 (0.65%) PaaS
8 5 (0.54%) Azure Data Factory
8 5 (0.54%) Google Cloud Platform
9 4 (0.43%) Amazon EC2
9 4 (0.43%) Google Analytics
9 4 (0.43%) Virtual Private Cloud
10 3 (0.33%) Cloud Computing
11 2 (0.22%) Amazon SQS
11 2 (0.22%) Dynamics 365
12 1 (0.11%) Amazon Kinesis
Communications & Networking
1 13 (1.41%) Network Security
2 6 (0.65%) Internet
3 4 (0.43%) Firewall
4 2 (0.22%) Intranet
5 1 (0.11%) ATM
5 1 (0.11%) Intrusion Detection
5 1 (0.11%) SMS
5 1 (0.11%) VLAN
5 1 (0.11%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 219 (23.73%) Data Warehouse
2 199 (21.56%) Big Data
3 161 (17.44%) SQL Server
4 114 (12.35%) Power BI
5 88 (9.53%) Hadoop
6 83 (8.99%) Data Lake
7 77 (8.34%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 72 (7.80%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 49 (5.31%) Relational Database
10 47 (5.09%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 35 (3.79%) MySQL
12 32 (3.47%) Apache Hive
13 30 (3.25%) BusinessObjects
13 30 (3.25%) QlikView
14 27 (2.93%) Base SAS
14 27 (2.93%) OLAP
14 27 (2.93%) SAS Enterprise Guide
15 24 (2.60%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
15 24 (2.60%) Oracle Database
15 24 (2.60%) SAP Data Services
Development Applications
1 37 (4.01%) LSMW
2 36 (3.90%) ERwin
3 22 (2.38%) JIRA
4 11 (1.19%) PowerDesigner
5 10 (1.08%) Visual Studio
6 9 (0.98%) Jenkins
7 6 (0.65%) Git (software)
7 6 (0.65%) RStudio
8 5 (0.54%) ER Studio
8 5 (0.54%) Team Foundation Server
9 3 (0.33%) Oracle Forms
9 3 (0.33%) Subversion
10 2 (0.22%) Apache Continuum
10 2 (0.22%) ClearCase
10 2 (0.22%) Cucumber
10 2 (0.22%) GitLab
10 2 (0.22%) Maven
10 2 (0.22%) Visual Studio Team System
11 1 (0.11%) Bitbucket
11 1 (0.11%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 394 (42.69%) Finance
2 146 (15.82%) Banking
3 61 (6.61%) Legal
4 58 (6.28%) Retail
5 55 (5.96%) Investment Banking
6 40 (4.33%) Marketing
7 27 (2.93%) Financial Institution
8 25 (2.71%) Telecoms
9 17 (1.84%) Advertising
9 17 (1.84%) Games
10 15 (1.63%) Corporate Banking
10 15 (1.63%) Law
11 14 (1.52%) Front Office
12 11 (1.19%) Billing
13 10 (1.08%) Pharmaceutical
14 7 (0.76%) Manufacturing
15 4 (0.43%) Publishing
15 4 (0.43%) Retail Banking
16 2 (0.22%) Back Office
16 2 (0.22%) Online Betting
Job Titles
1 194 (21.02%) Architect
2 156 (16.90%) Data Architect
3 142 (15.38%) Analyst
4 115 (12.46%) Data Analyst
5 108 (11.70%) Data Manager
6 107 (11.59%) Developer
7 100 (10.83%) Consultant
8 44 (4.77%) Governance Manager
9 43 (4.66%) Data Governance Analyst
9 43 (4.66%) Data Governance Manager
10 42 (4.55%) Data Consultant
11 38 (4.12%) Enterprise Architect
12 36 (3.90%) Enterprise Data Architect
13 29 (3.14%) Business Intelligence Developer
14 28 (3.03%) Java Developer
14 28 (3.03%) Senior Consultant
15 25 (2.71%) Business Analyst
16 24 (2.60%) Analytics Consultant
16 24 (2.60%) Data Analytics Consultant
17 22 (2.38%) Governance Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 53 (5.74%) .NET
2 50 (5.42%) Web Services
3 46 (4.98%) HTML
3 46 (4.98%) XML
4 35 (3.79%) AngularJS
5 31 (3.36%) jQuery
6 28 (3.03%) JSP
7 18 (1.95%) MDX
8 14 (1.52%) Kafka
9 12 (1.30%) CSS
9 12 (1.30%) JSON
9 12 (1.30%) Oracle GoldenGate
10 11 (1.19%) REST
11 10 (1.08%) J2EE
11 10 (1.08%) React
12 9 (0.98%) HTML5
13 8 (0.87%) BAPI
14 7 (0.76%) IDoc
14 7 (0.76%) OAuth
15 6 (0.65%) OpenID
Miscellaneous
1 207 (22.43%) Analytical Skills
2 107 (11.59%) Management Information System
3 93 (10.08%) Computer Science
4 42 (4.55%) Credit Risk
5 33 (3.58%) Market Risk
6 32 (3.47%) Fintech
7 31 (3.36%) Data Structures
8 26 (2.82%) Cyberthreat
9 23 (2.49%) Enterprise Software
9 23 (2.49%) Reference Data
10 21 (2.28%) Self-Motivation
11 20 (2.17%) Life Science
12 16 (1.73%) Hybrid Cloud
13 14 (1.52%) Algorithms
13 14 (1.52%) Equities
14 13 (1.41%) Taxonomies
15 12 (1.30%) Virtual Team
16 11 (1.19%) Greenfield Project
16 11 (1.19%) Reinsurance
17 9 (0.98%) Fixed Income
Operating Systems
1 46 (4.98%) Windows
2 41 (4.44%) Unix
3 33 (3.58%) AIX
3 33 (3.58%) HPUX
3 33 (3.58%) Solaris
4 11 (1.19%) Linux
5 3 (0.33%) Ubuntu
5 3 (0.33%) Windows Server
6 2 (0.22%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (0.11%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 394 (42.69%) Data Management
2 324 (35.10%) Analytics
3 317 (34.34%) Business Intelligence
4 257 (27.84%) Data Modelling
5 219 (23.73%) Agile Software Development
6 203 (21.99%) Data Architecture
7 170 (18.42%) ETL
8 158 (17.12%) Data Integration
9 114 (12.35%) Stakeholder Management
10 109 (11.81%) Migration
11 104 (11.27%) Project Management
12 100 (10.83%) Information Management
13 99 (10.73%) Data Analysis
14 97 (10.51%) Data Analytics
15 90 (9.75%) Master Data Management
16 86 (9.32%) Problem-Solving
17 85 (9.21%) Data Strategy
18 84 (9.10%) Visualisation
19 79 (8.56%) Data Migration
19 79 (8.56%) Metadata Management
Programming Languages
1 300 (32.50%) SQL
2 113 (12.24%) Java
3 64 (6.93%) Python
4 44 (4.77%) C#
5 39 (4.23%) R
6 34 (3.68%) T-SQL
7 25 (2.71%) ABAP
8 23 (2.49%) JavaScript
9 17 (1.84%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
10 16 (1.73%) C++
11 15 (1.63%) VBA
12 14 (1.52%) C
13 13 (1.41%) PL/SQL
14 12 (1.30%) Scala
15 10 (1.08%) VB
16 5 (0.54%) MATLAB
17 4 (0.43%) Bash Shell
17 4 (0.43%) VB.NET
18 2 (0.22%) Java 8
18 2 (0.22%) SOQL
Qualifications
1 180 (19.50%) Degree
2 58 (6.28%) Computer Science Degree
3 43 (4.66%) Master's Degree
4 32 (3.47%) CISA
4 32 (3.47%) CISSP
5 20 (2.17%) CISM
6 19 (2.06%) CEH
7 12 (1.30%) Security Cleared
8 11 (1.19%) SANS
9 10 (1.08%) SC Cleared
10 6 (0.65%) MCSE
10 6 (0.65%) Microsoft Certification
11 5 (0.54%) CompTIA Security+
11 5 (0.54%) CSSLP
11 5 (0.54%) GIAC
11 5 (0.54%) ITIL Certification
11 5 (0.54%) SSCP
12 4 (0.43%) Postgraduate
13 3 (0.33%) ECSA
13 3 (0.33%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 366 (39.65%) Data Quality
2 78 (8.45%) GDPR
3 48 (5.20%) QA
4 31 (3.36%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 28 (3.03%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 26 (2.82%) PCI DSS
7 25 (2.71%) Solvency II
8 9 (0.98%) Dodd-Frank
9 7 (0.76%) GxP
9 7 (0.76%) IFRS
10 6 (0.65%) FATCA
10 6 (0.65%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
10 6 (0.65%) PMO
11 5 (0.54%) MiFID
11 5 (0.54%) SLA
12 4 (0.43%) Cyber Essentials
12 4 (0.43%) IFRS 9
13 3 (0.33%) COBIT
14 2 (0.22%) Basel II
14 2 (0.22%) EMIR
System Software
1 19 (2.06%) HDFS
2 4 (0.43%) Docker
3 3 (0.33%) Active Directory
3 3 (0.33%) Apache Flume
4 2 (0.22%) Apache ZooKeeper
Systems Management
1 11 (1.19%) Oozie
2 6 (0.65%) Hadoop YARN
3 5 (0.54%) RSA Archer
4 4 (0.43%) Kubernetes
4 4 (0.43%) Puppet
5 3 (0.33%) CASB
6 2 (0.22%) Ambari
6 2 (0.22%) Ansible
6 2 (0.22%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 2 (0.22%) Terraform
7 1 (0.11%) Consul
7 1 (0.11%) Kibana
7 1 (0.11%) logstash
7 1 (0.11%) Opscode Chef
7 1 (0.11%) Packer
Vendors
1 108 (11.70%) Tableau
2 102 (11.05%) Oracle
3 100 (10.83%) Microsoft
4 76 (8.23%) SAP
5 47 (5.09%) Cognizant
6 34 (3.68%) Informatica
7 29 (3.14%) Talend
8 26 (2.82%) IBM
9 25 (2.71%) Cognos
9 25 (2.71%) MicroStrategy
10 20 (2.17%) Ab Initio
11 17 (1.84%) Cloudera
12 16 (1.73%) Salesforce.com
12 16 (1.73%) WorldPay
13 14 (1.52%) Alteryx
13 14 (1.52%) Google
13 14 (1.52%) Trillium
14 12 (1.30%) Cisco
15 11 (1.19%) CheckPoint
15 11 (1.19%) Fortinet