Period
to 29 October 2020

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 29 October 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Data Governance
UK
6 months to
29 Oct 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 419 499 546
Rank change year-on-year +80 +47 +15
Permanent jobs citing Data Governance 292 729 828
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.59% 0.53% 0.50%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.64% 0.57% 0.55%
Number of salaries quoted 256 595 631
Median annual salary £60,000 £57,500 £62,138
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.35% -7.46% +3.56%
10th Percentile £39,188 £37,500 £38,750
90th Percentile £97,500 £97,500 £100,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £57,500
% change year-on-year - -13.04% +9.52%

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 45,953 127,010 151,486
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 92.38% 92.21% 91.93%
Number of salaries quoted 37,887 100,305 120,420
Median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% -
10th Percentile £32,737 £30,000 £29,000
90th Percentile £90,000 £86,250 £83,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £49,000 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +8.89% - +5.88%

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 29 October 2020.

Salary histogram for Data Governance in the UK

Data Governance
Top 16 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 29 October 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
England +85 277 £60,000 - 55
UK excluding London +122 165 £50,000 - 38
London +81 120 £85,000 +20.57% 20
North of England +128 47 £42,500 -6.59% 9
South East +131 44 £53,000 -7.83% 4
North West +131 30 £42,500 -25.80% 3
Work from Home +25 30 £55,750 -21.48% 7
Midlands +102 25 £70,000 +68.67% 4
East of England +136 22 £60,000 -5.88% 12
East Midlands +77 18 £70,000 +55.56%
South West +84 17 £50,000 +11.11% 6
Yorkshire +91 13 £59,000 +53.25% 3
West Midlands +89 7 £75,000 +80.72% 4
Scotland +89 6 £43,500 -15.12% 2
Wales +38 4 £26,250 -47.50% 1
North East +23 4 £39,000 -31.91% 3

For the 6 months to 29 October 2020, 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.

1 125 (42.81%) Finance
2 120 (41.10%) Business Intelligence
3 115 (39.38%) Data Quality
4 105 (35.96%) SQL
5 103 (35.27%) Analytics
6 102 (34.93%) ETL
7 94 (32.19%) Data Management
8 88 (30.14%) Data Modelling
9 85 (29.11%) Data Architecture
10 71 (24.32%) Data Warehouse
11 64 (21.92%) Big Data
12 62 (21.23%) Analytical Skills
13 61 (20.89%) Azure
14 58 (19.86%) Data Analysis
15 56 (19.18%) SQL Server
16 54 (18.49%) Power BI
16 54 (18.49%) Power Platform
17 50 (17.12%) Agile Software Development
17 50 (17.12%) AWS
18 46 (15.75%) Degree
18 46 (15.75%) Data Strategy
19 45 (15.41%) Python
20 43 (14.73%) SAP
21 40 (13.70%) Microsoft
22 39 (13.36%) Data Science
23 38 (13.01%) Stakeholder Management
24 36 (12.33%) Oracle
25 35 (11.99%) BusinessObjects
25 35 (11.99%) Data Lake
26 34 (11.64%) Hadoop

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 12 (4.11%) Apache Spark
2 10 (3.42%) Elasticsearch
3 8 (2.74%) Apache
3 8 (2.74%) SAS
4 6 (2.05%) SharePoint
5 5 (1.71%) ArcGIS
6 3 (1.03%) nginx
6 3 (1.03%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 3 (1.03%) Tomcat
7 2 (0.68%) Apache Pig
7 2 (0.68%) Confluence
8 1 (0.34%) Apache Airflow
8 1 (0.34%) Apache Synapse
8 1 (0.34%) Appian
8 1 (0.34%) CMS
8 1 (0.34%) Liferay
Applications
1 32 (10.96%) Microsoft Office
2 19 (6.51%) Microsoft Excel
3 6 (2.05%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 4 (1.37%) SPSS
5 2 (0.68%) MS Visio
6 1 (0.34%) AutoCAD
6 1 (0.34%) Microsoft Project
6 1 (0.34%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 8 (2.74%) SAP MDG
2 7 (2.40%) SAP MDM
3 5 (1.71%) Dynamics AX
4 3 (1.03%) Dynamics CRM
4 3 (1.03%) Eikon
4 3 (1.03%) NetSuite
4 3 (1.03%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
5 2 (0.68%) SAP CO
5 2 (0.68%) SAP FI
5 2 (0.68%) SAP FI/CO
5 2 (0.68%) SAP S/4HANA
6 1 (0.34%) Distributed Ledger
6 1 (0.34%) Dynamics NAV
6 1 (0.34%) Movex
6 1 (0.34%) SAP PP
6 1 (0.34%) SAP PP-PI
6 1 (0.34%) SAP QM
Cloud Services
1 61 (20.89%) Azure
2 54 (18.49%) Power Platform
3 50 (17.12%) AWS
4 22 (7.53%) GCP
5 12 (4.11%) Azure Data Factory
6 9 (3.08%) Office 365
6 9 (3.08%) Serverless
7 8 (2.74%) Amazon EMR
8 6 (2.05%) SaaS
9 5 (1.71%) Dynamics 365
9 5 (1.71%) OneDrive
10 4 (1.37%) Amazon S3
11 3 (1.03%) Amazon EC2
11 3 (1.03%) Amazon ECS
11 3 (1.03%) Amazon EKS
11 3 (1.03%) AWS Lambda
11 3 (1.03%) Azure Active Directory
11 3 (1.03%) PowerApps
11 3 (1.03%) Trello
12 2 (0.68%) Power Automate
Communications & Networking
1 5 (1.71%) Skype
2 3 (1.03%) Internet
3 2 (0.68%) LAN
3 2 (0.68%) WAN
4 1 (0.34%) DNS
4 1 (0.34%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 71 (24.32%) Data Warehouse
2 64 (21.92%) Big Data
3 56 (19.18%) SQL Server
4 54 (18.49%) Power BI
5 35 (11.99%) BusinessObjects
5 35 (11.99%) Data Lake
6 34 (11.64%) Hadoop
7 29 (9.93%) Apache Hive
7 29 (9.93%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 26 (8.90%) Snowflake Schema
9 24 (8.22%) Relational Database
9 24 (8.22%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 22 (7.53%) Tableau
11 20 (6.85%) Amazon Redshift
12 17 (5.82%) HBase
13 16 (5.48%) NoSQL
13 16 (5.48%) RDBMS
13 16 (5.48%) SQL Server Analysis Services
14 15 (5.14%) MySQL
14 15 (5.14%) OLAP
Development Applications
1 12 (4.11%) ERwin
2 8 (2.74%) ER Studio
2 8 (2.74%) JIRA
2 8 (2.74%) PowerDesigner
3 7 (2.40%) LSMW
4 6 (2.05%) Visual Studio
5 4 (1.37%) Git (software)
6 3 (1.03%) Visual Studio Code
7 2 (0.68%) GDB
7 2 (0.68%) Sourcetree
7 2 (0.68%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
8 1 (0.34%) Flyway
8 1 (0.34%) Jenkins
8 1 (0.34%) Liquibase
8 1 (0.34%) Toad
General
1 125 (42.81%) Finance
2 17 (5.82%) Banking
3 10 (3.42%) Marketing
4 8 (2.74%) Retail
5 7 (2.40%) Back Office
6 6 (2.05%) Manufacturing
6 6 (2.05%) Public Sector
7 4 (1.37%) Advertising
7 4 (1.37%) Electronics
7 4 (1.37%) Telecoms
8 3 (1.03%) French Language
9 2 (0.68%) Front Office
9 2 (0.68%) Games
9 2 (0.68%) Legal
9 2 (0.68%) Pharmaceutical
9 2 (0.68%) Retail Banking
10 1 (0.34%) German Language
10 1 (0.34%) Investment Banking
10 1 (0.34%) Italian Language
10 1 (0.34%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 73 (25.00%) Architect
2 55 (18.84%) Data Architect
3 51 (17.47%) Analyst
4 32 (10.96%) Data Analyst
5 27 (9.25%) Data Engineer
6 26 (8.90%) Developer
7 21 (7.19%) Data Manager
8 15 (5.14%) Business Analyst
9 14 (4.79%) Governance Manager
10 13 (4.45%) Solutions Architect
11 12 (4.11%) Data Governance Analyst
11 12 (4.11%) Data Governance Manager
12 11 (3.77%) Data Quality Analyst
13 10 (3.42%) Quality Analyst
14 8 (2.74%) Azure Architect
14 8 (2.74%) Consultant
14 8 (2.74%) Data Scientist
14 8 (2.74%) ETL Analyst
14 8 (2.74%) Senior Architect
14 8 (2.74%) Senior Data Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (4.79%) Kafka
2 7 (2.40%) Apache NiFi
2 7 (2.40%) J2EE
3 6 (2.05%) JSON
4 5 (1.71%) Natural Language Processing
5 4 (1.37%) Anaconda
5 4 (1.37%) CSS
5 4 (1.37%) HTML
5 4 (1.37%) Middleware
5 4 (1.37%) XML
6 3 (1.03%) .NET
6 3 (1.03%) AngularJS
6 3 (1.03%) Apache Avro
6 3 (1.03%) D3.js
6 3 (1.03%) FIX Protocol
6 3 (1.03%) GraphQL
6 3 (1.03%) Node.js
6 3 (1.03%) REST
6 3 (1.03%) SOAP
6 3 (1.03%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 62 (21.23%) Analytical Skills
2 32 (10.96%) Management Information System
3 19 (6.51%) Data Structures
4 15 (5.14%) Self-Motivation
5 11 (3.77%) Reference Data
6 10 (3.42%) Social Media
7 7 (2.40%) Data Centre
8 6 (2.05%) User Experience
9 4 (1.37%) Algorithms
9 4 (1.37%) Augmented Reality
9 4 (1.37%) Cloud Native
9 4 (1.37%) Credit Risk
9 4 (1.37%) Linked Data
9 4 (1.37%) Reinsurance
9 4 (1.37%) Semantic Web
10 3 (1.03%) Clustering
10 3 (1.03%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 3 (1.03%) Greenfield Project
10 3 (1.03%) Replication
10 3 (1.03%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 10 (3.42%) Unix
2 3 (1.03%) Linux
2 3 (1.03%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 120 (41.10%) Business Intelligence
2 103 (35.27%) Analytics
3 102 (34.93%) ETL
4 94 (32.19%) Data Management
5 88 (30.14%) Data Modelling
6 85 (29.11%) Data Architecture
7 58 (19.86%) Data Analysis
8 50 (17.12%) Agile Software Development
9 46 (15.75%) Data Strategy
10 39 (13.36%) Data Science
11 38 (13.01%) Stakeholder Management
12 34 (11.64%) Visualisation
13 33 (11.30%) Validation
14 32 (10.96%) Data Integration
15 31 (10.62%) Master Data Management
15 31 (10.62%) Metadata Management
16 30 (10.27%) Problem-Solving
17 29 (9.93%) Data Analytics
17 29 (9.93%) Data Transformation
18 27 (9.25%) Machine Learning
Programming Languages
1 105 (35.96%) SQL
2 45 (15.41%) Python
3 32 (10.96%) C
4 25 (8.56%) Java
5 12 (4.11%) T-SQL
6 9 (3.08%) JavaScript
7 8 (2.74%) R
7 8 (2.74%) Shell Script
8 7 (2.40%) Scala
9 5 (1.71%) PL/SQL
9 5 (1.71%) PowerShell
10 4 (1.37%) ABAP
11 3 (1.03%) C#
12 2 (0.68%) VB.NET
12 2 (0.68%) VBA
13 1 (0.34%) C++
13 1 (0.34%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
13 1 (0.34%) MATLAB
13 1 (0.34%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 46 (15.75%) Degree
2 13 (4.45%) Security Cleared
3 11 (3.77%) Master's Degree
4 10 (3.42%) SC Cleared
5 7 (2.40%) Computer Science Degree
6 6 (2.05%) DV Cleared
7 5 (1.71%) CCNA
7 5 (1.71%) Cisco Certification
8 4 (1.37%) CISSP
8 4 (1.37%) MCSA
8 4 (1.37%) Microsoft Certification
9 3 (1.03%) (ISC)2 CCSP
9 3 (1.03%) AWS Certification
9 3 (1.03%) CCIE
9 3 (1.03%) CCIE Security
9 3 (1.03%) CCSA
9 3 (1.03%) CCSP
9 3 (1.03%) CISM
9 3 (1.03%) PhD
9 3 (1.03%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 115 (39.38%) Data Quality
2 12 (4.11%) GDPR
3 10 (3.42%) SLA
4 8 (2.74%) QA
5 5 (1.71%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 4 (1.37%) IFRS
6 4 (1.37%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 1 (0.34%) COBIT
7 1 (0.34%) HIPAA
7 1 (0.34%) NIST
7 1 (0.34%) P3O
7 1 (0.34%) PMO
System Software
1 14 (4.79%) HDFS
2 8 (2.74%) Active Directory
3 5 (1.71%) Apache ZooKeeper
4 3 (1.03%) Docker
4 3 (1.03%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 12 (4.11%) Hadoop YARN
2 4 (1.37%) Control-M
3 3 (1.03%) Microsoft Intune
4 2 (0.68%) Kubernetes
5 1 (0.34%) Terraform
Vendors
1 43 (14.73%) SAP
2 40 (13.70%) Microsoft
3 36 (12.33%) Oracle
4 22 (7.53%) Informatica
5 19 (6.51%) Talend
5 19 (6.51%) Teradata
6 15 (5.14%) Google
7 7 (2.40%) Ab Initio
8 6 (2.05%) Cloudera
9 5 (1.71%) IBM
9 5 (1.71%) Netezza
10 4 (1.37%) Cognos
10 4 (1.37%) JD Edwards
10 4 (1.37%) TIBCO
11 3 (1.03%) Interwoven
11 3 (1.03%) Salesforce.com
11 3 (1.03%) Sparx
12 2 (0.68%) Actuate
12 2 (0.68%) Avaya
12 2 (0.68%) Remedy