Period
to 26 May 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 26 May 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Data Governance
UK
6 months to
26 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 459 652 527
Rank change year-on-year +193 -125 +184
Permanent jobs citing Data Governance 1,121 577 1,055
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.65% 0.34% 0.53%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.71% 0.37% 0.58%
Number of salaries quoted 732 409 692
UK median annual salary £65,000 £60,000 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.33% +4.35% -14.81%
10th Percentile £41,100 £35,000 £37,500
90th Percentile £92,500 £95,000 £87,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +10.00% - -9.09%

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 157,838 154,521 180,630
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 90.82% 90.55% 89.99%
Number of salaries quoted 126,822 126,656 150,189
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% - +3.26%
10th Percentile £29,750 £28,000 £27,500
90th Percentile £82,500 £78,750 £77,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.88% - +3.66%

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 26 May 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 26 May 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 +195 1,087 £65,000 +4.00% 94
London +212 695 £70,000 - 53
UK excluding London +65 378 £55,000 +10.00% 49
North of England +34 131 £55,000 +10.00% 7
South East +36 126 £62,000 +15.35% 21
North West +9 69 £55,000 +10.00% 3
Yorkshire +51 58 £52,500 +5.00% 2
Midlands -3 50 £48,750 +2.63% 10
South West +4 37 £45,000 -21.74% 2
West Midlands -10 27 £44,000 +10.00% 7
East Midlands +7 23 £50,000 +0.25% 3
Scotland -24 17 £45,000 -35.71% 8
East of England -14 15 £51,250 -2.38% 1
Wales -3 5 £35,000 -12.50%
North East -21 4 £67,500 +86.72% 2

For the 6 months to 26 May 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.

1 465 (41.48%) Data Management
2 448 (39.96%) Finance
3 440 (39.25%) Data Quality
4 389 (34.70%) Analytics
5 384 (34.26%) Business Intelligence
6 368 (32.83%) SQL
7 363 (32.38%) Data Modelling
8 261 (23.28%) Data Architecture
9 254 (22.66%) Data Warehouse
10 250 (22.30%) Big Data
11 246 (21.94%) ETL
12 242 (21.59%) Analytical Skills
13 238 (21.23%) Agile Software Development
14 225 (20.07%) Degree
15 213 (19.00%) Data Integration
16 195 (17.40%) SQL Server
17 157 (14.01%) Stakeholder Management
18 143 (12.76%) Tableau
19 140 (12.49%) Banking
20 137 (12.22%) Data Analytics
21 132 (11.78%) Project Management
22 130 (11.60%) Java
22 130 (11.60%) Power BI
23 126 (11.24%) Computer Science
24 125 (11.15%) Visualisation
25 124 (11.06%) Migration
26 123 (10.97%) Problem-Solving
27 117 (10.44%) Data Strategy
27 117 (10.44%) Management Information System
27 117 (10.44%) Information Management

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 78 (6.96%) SAS
2 54 (4.82%) Apache Spark
3 24 (2.14%) IIS
4 19 (1.69%) Apache
5 11 (0.98%) SharePoint
6 9 (0.80%) Apache Solr
7 6 (0.54%) Oracle Workflow
8 5 (0.45%) Apache Airflow
8 5 (0.45%) BizTalk Server
8 5 (0.45%) Confluence
8 5 (0.45%) JBoss
8 5 (0.45%) Luigi
8 5 (0.45%) R Markdown
9 3 (0.27%) Oracle SOA Suite
9 3 (0.27%) Tomcat
10 2 (0.18%) CICS
10 2 (0.18%) Mule
10 2 (0.18%) Mule ESB
10 2 (0.18%) WebLogic
10 2 (0.18%) WebSphere
Applications
1 63 (5.62%) Microsoft Excel
2 39 (3.48%) Microsoft Office
3 20 (1.78%) SPSS
4 17 (1.52%) MS Visio
5 11 (0.98%) Microsoft Project
6 10 (0.89%) Microsoft PowerPoint
7 6 (0.54%) Spreadsheet
8 3 (0.27%) AutoCAD
8 3 (0.27%) Revit
Business Applications
1 44 (3.93%) SAP MDG
2 25 (2.23%) SAP S/4HANA
3 7 (0.62%) Cognos Business Intelligence
3 7 (0.62%) Dynamics CRM
3 7 (0.62%) SAP ERP
4 5 (0.45%) JDE OneWorld
5 4 (0.36%) Sage 200
5 4 (0.36%) SAP CAR
5 4 (0.36%) SAP Forecasting and Replenishment
5 4 (0.36%) SAP Retail
6 3 (0.27%) Adobe Campaign
6 3 (0.27%) Markit EDM
6 3 (0.27%) Primavera
6 3 (0.27%) Salesforce.com CRM
6 3 (0.27%) SAP MDM
6 3 (0.27%) SAP MM
6 3 (0.27%) SAP SRM
7 2 (0.18%) Dynamics AX
7 2 (0.18%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
8 1 (0.089%) Eloqua
Cloud Services
1 87 (7.76%) Amazon AWS
2 73 (6.51%) Microsoft Azure
3 23 (2.05%) Google Cloud Platform
4 14 (1.25%) AWS Lambda
4 14 (1.25%) Serverless
5 11 (0.98%) SaaS
6 10 (0.89%) Amazon S3
6 10 (0.89%) Mimecast
7 9 (0.80%) Cortana Intelligence Suite
8 8 (0.71%) Amazon EMR
8 8 (0.71%) Google Analytics
9 5 (0.45%) Amazon Kinesis
10 4 (0.36%) Azure Data Factory
11 3 (0.27%) Force.com
11 3 (0.27%) IaaS
11 3 (0.27%) PaaS
12 2 (0.18%) Office 365
13 1 (0.089%) Amazon EC2
13 1 (0.089%) GitHub
13 1 (0.089%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 16 (1.43%) Network Security
2 9 (0.80%) Firewall
3 5 (0.45%) Internet
4 2 (0.18%) Intranet
4 2 (0.18%) SMS
5 1 (0.089%) ATM
5 1 (0.089%) Intrusion Detection
5 1 (0.089%) VLAN
5 1 (0.089%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 254 (22.66%) Data Warehouse
2 250 (22.30%) Big Data
3 195 (17.40%) SQL Server
4 130 (11.60%) Power BI
5 112 (9.99%) Data Lake
6 97 (8.65%) Hadoop
7 74 (6.60%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 73 (6.51%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 67 (5.98%) Relational Database
10 51 (4.55%) Apache Hive
11 44 (3.93%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 40 (3.57%) QlikView
13 33 (2.94%) BusinessObjects
14 28 (2.50%) HBase
15 25 (2.23%) MySQL
15 25 (2.23%) OLAP
15 25 (2.23%) Star Schema
16 24 (2.14%) RDBMS
17 22 (1.96%) Spotfire
17 22 (1.96%) Sqoop
Development Applications
1 38 (3.39%) ERwin
2 36 (3.21%) LSMW
3 24 (2.14%) JIRA
4 10 (0.89%) Jenkins
4 10 (0.89%) RStudio
4 10 (0.89%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 6 (0.54%) Visual Studio
6 5 (0.45%) GitLab
6 5 (0.45%) Team Foundation Server
7 4 (0.36%) ER Studio
7 4 (0.36%) PowerDesigner
8 3 (0.27%) Cucumber
9 2 (0.18%) Apache Continuum
9 2 (0.18%) ClearCase
9 2 (0.18%) Eclipse
9 2 (0.18%) Git (software)
9 2 (0.18%) Sonatype Nexus
9 2 (0.18%) Subversion
10 1 (0.089%) Maven
10 1 (0.089%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 448 (39.96%) Finance
2 140 (12.49%) Banking
3 89 (7.94%) Retail
4 76 (6.78%) Legal
5 46 (4.10%) Investment Banking
6 41 (3.66%) Telecoms
7 38 (3.39%) Marketing
8 30 (2.68%) Financial Institution
9 24 (2.14%) Advertising
10 20 (1.78%) Games
11 18 (1.61%) Law
12 17 (1.52%) Billing
13 12 (1.07%) Manufacturing
14 9 (0.80%) Retail Banking
15 8 (0.71%) Front Office
16 7 (0.62%) Pharmaceutical
17 3 (0.27%) Military
17 3 (0.27%) Publishing
18 2 (0.18%) Back Office
18 2 (0.18%) General Ledger
Job Titles
1 274 (24.44%) Architect
2 233 (20.79%) Data Architect
3 154 (13.74%) Developer
4 146 (13.02%) Analyst
5 127 (11.33%) Consultant
6 110 (9.81%) Data Manager
7 108 (9.63%) Data Analyst
8 52 (4.64%) Data Consultant
9 47 (4.19%) Enterprise Architect
10 45 (4.01%) Enterprise Data Architect
11 41 (3.66%) Java Developer
12 34 (3.03%) Business Analyst
12 34 (3.03%) Business Intelligence Developer
13 33 (2.94%) Governance Manager
14 31 (2.77%) Governance Analyst
15 30 (2.68%) Data Governance Analyst
15 30 (2.68%) Data Governance Manager
16 28 (2.50%) Senior Consultant
17 27 (2.41%) Project Manager
18 26 (2.32%) SAP Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 60 (5.35%) AngularJS
2 56 (5.00%) Web Services
3 47 (4.19%) XML
4 46 (4.10%) jQuery
5 39 (3.48%) .NET
6 37 (3.30%) HTML
7 21 (1.87%) JSON
7 21 (1.87%) Kafka
8 20 (1.78%) JSP
9 17 (1.52%) React
10 16 (1.43%) CSS
11 14 (1.25%) D3.js
12 13 (1.16%) J2EE
13 12 (1.07%) MDX
14 9 (0.80%) Oracle GoldenGate
14 9 (0.80%) REST
15 8 (0.71%) HTML5
16 6 (0.54%) IDoc
16 6 (0.54%) Natural Language Processing
16 6 (0.54%) OpenID
Miscellaneous
1 242 (21.59%) Analytical Skills
2 126 (11.24%) Computer Science
3 117 (10.44%) Management Information System
4 40 (3.57%) Data Structures
4 40 (3.57%) Self-Motivation
5 29 (2.59%) Enterprise Software
5 29 (2.59%) Life Science
6 28 (2.50%) Cyberthreat
7 24 (2.14%) Fintech
8 23 (2.05%) Taxonomies
9 22 (1.96%) Credit Risk
9 22 (1.96%) Greenfield Project
9 22 (1.96%) Market Risk
10 17 (1.52%) Virtual Team
11 13 (1.16%) Hybrid Cloud
12 11 (0.98%) Algorithms
12 11 (0.98%) User Experience
13 10 (0.89%) Data Centre
13 10 (0.89%) Social Media
14 9 (0.80%) Fixed Income
Operating Systems
1 34 (3.03%) Unix
2 31 (2.77%) Windows
3 22 (1.96%) AIX
3 22 (1.96%) HPUX
3 22 (1.96%) Solaris
4 12 (1.07%) Linux
5 6 (0.54%) Windows Server
6 3 (0.27%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (0.089%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 465 (41.48%) Data Management
2 389 (34.70%) Analytics
3 384 (34.26%) Business Intelligence
4 363 (32.38%) Data Modelling
5 261 (23.28%) Data Architecture
6 246 (21.94%) ETL
7 238 (21.23%) Agile Software Development
8 213 (19.00%) Data Integration
9 157 (14.01%) Stakeholder Management
10 137 (12.22%) Data Analytics
11 132 (11.78%) Project Management
12 125 (11.15%) Visualisation
13 124 (11.06%) Migration
14 123 (10.97%) Problem-Solving
15 117 (10.44%) Data Strategy
15 117 (10.44%) Information Management
16 104 (9.28%) Change Management
17 103 (9.19%) Master Data Management
18 95 (8.47%) Metadata Management
19 94 (8.39%) Data Security
Programming Languages
1 368 (32.83%) SQL
2 130 (11.60%) Java
3 86 (7.67%) Python
4 57 (5.08%) R
5 46 (4.10%) C#
6 39 (3.48%) JavaScript
7 29 (2.59%) C++
7 29 (2.59%) T-SQL
8 23 (2.05%) ABAP
9 19 (1.69%) C
9 19 (1.69%) Scala
9 19 (1.69%) VBA
10 11 (0.98%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
11 10 (0.89%) VB
12 7 (0.62%) PL/SQL
13 5 (0.45%) MATLAB
14 3 (0.27%) Apex Code
14 3 (0.27%) Java 8
14 3 (0.27%) Prolog
14 3 (0.27%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 225 (20.07%) Degree
2 87 (7.76%) Computer Science Degree
3 66 (5.89%) Master's Degree
4 36 (3.21%) CISA
5 35 (3.12%) CISSP
6 29 (2.59%) CEH
7 27 (2.41%) CISM
8 22 (1.96%) SANS
9 19 (1.69%) Security Cleared
10 11 (0.98%) SC Cleared
11 10 (0.89%) CompTIA Security+
11 10 (0.89%) CSSLP
11 10 (0.89%) GIAC
11 10 (0.89%) SSCP
12 9 (0.80%) EC-Council LPT
12 9 (0.80%) ECSA
13 8 (0.71%) ISEB
14 6 (0.54%) MCSE
14 6 (0.54%) Microsoft Certification
15 5 (0.45%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 440 (39.25%) Data Quality
2 103 (9.19%) GDPR
3 53 (4.73%) QA
4 38 (3.39%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 28 (2.50%) PCI DSS
6 19 (1.69%) Solvency II
7 18 (1.61%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 12 (1.07%) MiFID
9 10 (0.89%) Dodd-Frank
9 10 (0.89%) EMIR
9 10 (0.89%) PMO
10 9 (0.80%) FATCA
11 8 (0.71%) Cyber Essentials
12 6 (0.54%) IFRS
12 6 (0.54%) SLA
13 5 (0.45%) GxP
13 5 (0.45%) IFRS 9
13 5 (0.45%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
14 4 (0.36%) CRD IV
14 4 (0.36%) GCP
System Software
1 25 (2.23%) HDFS
2 6 (0.54%) Apache ZooKeeper
3 4 (0.36%) Active Directory
4 3 (0.27%) Docker
5 2 (0.18%) Apache Flume
Systems Management
1 18 (1.61%) Hadoop YARN
2 12 (1.07%) Oozie
3 8 (0.71%) CASB
4 4 (0.36%) Ambari
4 4 (0.36%) Puppet
5 3 (0.27%) Kubernetes
6 2 (0.18%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
6 2 (0.18%) Perfmon
6 2 (0.18%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
7 1 (0.089%) Ansible
7 1 (0.089%) Kibana
7 1 (0.089%) logstash
7 1 (0.089%) Opscode Chef
7 1 (0.089%) RSA Archer
Vendors
1 143 (12.76%) Tableau
2 110 (9.81%) Microsoft
3 107 (9.55%) Oracle
4 78 (6.96%) SAP
5 62 (5.53%) Informatica
6 51 (4.55%) Cognizant
7 50 (4.46%) Talend
8 41 (3.66%) Ab Initio
9 38 (3.39%) Google
9 38 (3.39%) MicroStrategy
10 32 (2.85%) Alteryx
11 30 (2.68%) IBM
12 26 (2.32%) Teradata
13 23 (2.05%) Cloudera
14 18 (1.61%) Cognos
15 16 (1.43%) WorldPay
16 15 (1.34%) Salesforce.com
17 11 (0.98%) Cisco
18 10 (0.89%) CheckPoint
18 10 (0.89%) Fortinet