Period
to 17 October 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 17 October 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Data Governance
UK
6 months to
17 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 523 564 628
Rank change year-on-year +41 +64 +19
Permanent jobs citing Data Governance 838 827 750
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.51% 0.47% 0.39%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.56% 0.52% 0.43%
Number of salaries quoted 608 594 577
UK median annual salary £60,000 £62,500 £62,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.00% - +4.17%
10th Percentile £38,000 £37,500 £39,500
90th Percentile £96,075 £93,750 £92,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year +4.76% -4.55% -

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 149,712 160,336 174,348
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 91.03% 91.56% 90.86%
Number of salaries quoted 119,082 126,510 145,216
UK median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £48,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +4.17% +1.05%
10th Percentile £29,000 £28,250 £27,500
90th Percentile £83,750 £80,000 £78,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.88% - -

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 17 October 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 17 October 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 +36 798 £62,138 -0.58% 145
London +34 455 £65,000 -5.45% 63
UK excluding London +35 357 £55,000 +4.76% 94
South East +9 119 £60,000 +9.09% 23
North of England -5 74 £55,000 +2.33% 20
Midlands +49 64 £55,000 +10.00% 12
West Midlands +44 50 £60,000 +41.18% 10
South West +29 50 £57,500 +27.78% 20
Yorkshire +16 39 £45,750 -12.86% 4
North West -15 33 £67,500 +17.39% 14
East of England +33 24 £63,750 +10.87% 7
Scotland +8 23 £45,000 +5.88% 9
East Midlands 0 14 £53,000 +6.27% 2
Wales -4 9 £44,375 +10.94% 1
North East -8 2 £42,500 -34.62% 2

For the 6 months to 17 October 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.

1 357 (42.60%) Finance
2 347 (41.41%) Data Quality
3 332 (39.62%) Data Management
4 327 (39.02%) Analytics
5 291 (34.73%) Business Intelligence
6 286 (34.13%) SQL
7 253 (30.19%) Data Warehouse
8 241 (28.76%) Data Modelling
9 224 (26.73%) Agile Software Development
10 198 (23.63%) Analytical Skills
11 191 (22.79%) ETL
12 187 (22.32%) Big Data
13 182 (21.72%) Data Architecture
14 179 (21.36%) SQL Server
15 140 (16.71%) Data Integration
15 140 (16.71%) Degree
16 131 (15.63%) Banking
17 130 (15.51%) Data Analysis
18 128 (15.27%) Microsoft
19 118 (14.08%) Stakeholder Management
20 116 (13.84%) Tableau
21 112 (13.37%) Master Data Management
22 105 (12.53%) Power BI
22 105 (12.53%) Visualisation
23 100 (11.93%) Problem-Solving
24 98 (11.69%) Data Strategy
25 97 (11.58%) Oracle
25 97 (11.58%) Hadoop
26 93 (11.10%) Project Management
26 93 (11.10%) Data Analytics

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 87 (10.38%) SAS
2 59 (7.04%) Apache Spark
3 31 (3.70%) Apache
4 19 (2.27%) IIS
5 16 (1.91%) SharePoint
6 11 (1.31%) Apache Solr
7 8 (0.95%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 4 (0.48%) BizTalk Server
9 3 (0.36%) Apache Pig
9 3 (0.36%) SharePoint 2010
9 3 (0.36%) WordPress
10 2 (0.24%) Elasticsearch
10 2 (0.24%) Exchange Server 2013
10 2 (0.24%) MS Exchange
11 1 (0.12%) ArcGIS
11 1 (0.12%) Confluence
11 1 (0.12%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 56 (6.68%) Microsoft Excel
2 30 (3.58%) Microsoft Office
3 14 (1.67%) MS Visio
4 13 (1.55%) SPSS
5 7 (0.84%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 7 (0.84%) Microsoft Project
5 7 (0.84%) Spreadsheet
6 2 (0.24%) Chatbot
Business Applications
1 27 (3.22%) SAP MDG
2 21 (2.51%) SAP S/4HANA
3 11 (1.31%) Cognos Business Intelligence
4 9 (1.07%) Dynamics CRM
5 7 (0.84%) SAP ERP
6 5 (0.60%) SAP BPC
6 5 (0.60%) SAP GRC
6 5 (0.60%) SAP GTS
7 4 (0.48%) Dynamics AX
7 4 (0.48%) NetSuite
8 2 (0.24%) Distributed Ledger
8 2 (0.24%) JDE OneWorld
8 2 (0.24%) Magento
9 1 (0.12%) Elite 3E
9 1 (0.12%) Epicor Tropos
9 1 (0.12%) Infor LN
9 1 (0.12%) Infor M3
9 1 (0.12%) SAP IBP
9 1 (0.12%) SAP MDM
9 1 (0.12%) SAP SD
Cloud Services
1 74 (8.83%) Microsoft Azure
2 64 (7.64%) Amazon AWS
3 22 (2.63%) PaaS
4 15 (1.79%) Azure Data Factory
4 15 (1.79%) IaaS
4 15 (1.79%) SaaS
5 13 (1.55%) AWS Lambda
6 11 (1.31%) Serverless
7 7 (0.84%) Cortana Intelligence Suite
8 6 (0.72%) Cloud Computing
8 6 (0.72%) Dynamics 365
9 5 (0.60%) Data Lake Analytics
9 5 (0.60%) Google Cloud Platform
9 5 (0.60%) Office 365
10 4 (0.48%) Amazon EC2
10 4 (0.48%) Amazon S3
10 4 (0.48%) Virtual Private Cloud
11 3 (0.36%) Siri
12 2 (0.24%) Azure Machine Learning
12 2 (0.24%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 3 (0.36%) Internet
2 2 (0.24%) DHCP
2 2 (0.24%) DNS
2 2 (0.24%) Firewall
2 2 (0.24%) LAN
2 2 (0.24%) MPLS
2 2 (0.24%) NAS
2 2 (0.24%) Network Security
2 2 (0.24%) SAN
2 2 (0.24%) VPN
2 2 (0.24%) WAN
3 1 (0.12%) ATM
3 1 (0.12%) Intrusion Detection
Database & Business Intelligence
1 253 (30.19%) Data Warehouse
2 187 (22.32%) Big Data
3 179 (21.36%) SQL Server
4 105 (12.53%) Power BI
5 97 (11.58%) Hadoop
6 84 (10.02%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 80 (9.55%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 76 (9.07%) Data Lake
9 64 (7.64%) Relational Database
10 48 (5.73%) MySQL
10 48 (5.73%) QlikView
11 44 (5.25%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 39 (4.65%) Apache Hive
13 38 (4.53%) BusinessObjects
14 35 (4.18%) NoSQL
15 31 (3.70%) RDBMS
16 26 (3.10%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
17 24 (2.86%) Oracle Database
17 24 (2.86%) SAP Data Services
18 23 (2.74%) OLAP
Development Applications
1 38 (4.53%) ERwin
2 23 (2.74%) LSMW
3 19 (2.27%) Visual Studio
4 12 (1.43%) JIRA
5 11 (1.31%) PowerDesigner
6 8 (0.95%) Jenkins
7 7 (0.84%) ER Studio
7 7 (0.84%) Toad
8 6 (0.72%) Maven
9 5 (0.60%) Team Foundation Server
10 4 (0.48%) Git (software)
11 3 (0.36%) Oracle Forms
11 3 (0.36%) RStudio
12 1 (0.12%) Bitbucket
12 1 (0.12%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
12 1 (0.12%) Subversion
12 1 (0.12%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 357 (42.60%) Finance
2 131 (15.63%) Banking
3 66 (7.88%) Retail
4 56 (6.68%) Legal
5 50 (5.97%) Investment Banking
6 35 (4.18%) Marketing
7 24 (2.86%) Financial Institution
8 22 (2.63%) Corporate Banking
9 18 (2.15%) Games
10 16 (1.91%) Advertising
11 15 (1.79%) Law
11 15 (1.79%) Telecoms
12 13 (1.55%) Front Office
12 13 (1.55%) Pharmaceutical
13 8 (0.95%) Automotive
13 8 (0.95%) Publishing
14 7 (0.84%) Manufacturing
15 5 (0.60%) Retail Banking
16 3 (0.36%) Billing
17 2 (0.24%) Online Betting
Job Titles
1 163 (19.45%) Architect
2 141 (16.83%) Data Architect
3 139 (16.59%) Analyst
4 104 (12.41%) Data Analyst
5 93 (11.10%) Data Manager
5 93 (11.10%) Developer
6 78 (9.31%) Consultant
7 39 (4.65%) Data Governance Analyst
7 39 (4.65%) Data Governance Manager
7 39 (4.65%) Governance Manager
8 38 (4.53%) Data Consultant
9 32 (3.82%) Business Intelligence Developer
10 30 (3.58%) Senior Consultant
11 28 (3.34%) Business Intelligence Manager
12 27 (3.22%) Analytics Consultant
13 26 (3.10%) Project Manager
14 25 (2.98%) Business Analyst
15 24 (2.86%) Governance Analyst
16 22 (2.63%) Data Analytics Consultant
16 22 (2.63%) Data Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 39 (4.65%) .NET
1 39 (4.65%) HTML
2 37 (4.42%) Kafka
3 35 (4.18%) Web Services
4 29 (3.46%) XML
5 22 (2.63%) MDX
6 19 (2.27%) CSS
7 17 (2.03%) JSP
8 16 (1.91%) HTML5
9 13 (1.55%) AngularJS
10 11 (1.31%) REST
11 10 (1.19%) Apache Drill
11 10 (1.19%) jQuery
11 10 (1.19%) Oracle GoldenGate
11 10 (1.19%) SparkR
12 9 (1.07%) BAPI
12 9 (1.07%) React
13 7 (0.84%) Natural Language Processing
14 6 (0.72%) JSON
15 5 (0.60%) OAuth
Miscellaneous
1 198 (23.63%) Analytical Skills
2 66 (7.88%) Management Information System
3 56 (6.68%) Computer Science
4 38 (4.53%) Reference Data
5 34 (4.06%) Credit Risk
6 25 (2.98%) Cyberthreat
7 24 (2.86%) Data Structures
8 23 (2.74%) Fintech
9 22 (2.63%) Life Science
9 22 (2.63%) Market Risk
10 20 (2.39%) Equities
11 17 (2.03%) Algorithms
11 17 (2.03%) Greenfield Project
12 16 (1.91%) Reinsurance
13 14 (1.67%) Virtual Team
14 13 (1.55%) Enterprise Software
15 12 (1.43%) Hybrid Cloud
16 9 (1.07%) Robotics
16 9 (1.07%) Self-Motivation
16 9 (1.07%) Taxonomies
Operating Systems
1 36 (4.30%) Windows
2 25 (2.98%) Unix
3 22 (2.63%) AIX
3 22 (2.63%) HPUX
3 22 (2.63%) Solaris
4 8 (0.95%) Linux
5 3 (0.36%) Ubuntu
5 3 (0.36%) Windows 7
6 2 (0.24%) Windows 10
6 2 (0.24%) Windows Server
6 2 (0.24%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 332 (39.62%) Data Management
2 327 (39.02%) Analytics
3 291 (34.73%) Business Intelligence
4 241 (28.76%) Data Modelling
5 224 (26.73%) Agile Software Development
6 191 (22.79%) ETL
7 182 (21.72%) Data Architecture
8 140 (16.71%) Data Integration
9 130 (15.51%) Data Analysis
10 118 (14.08%) Stakeholder Management
11 112 (13.37%) Master Data Management
12 105 (12.53%) Visualisation
13 100 (11.93%) Problem-Solving
14 98 (11.69%) Data Strategy
15 93 (11.10%) Data Analytics
15 93 (11.10%) Project Management
16 83 (9.90%) Data Science
17 76 (9.07%) Migration
18 74 (8.83%) Information Management
19 70 (8.35%) Metadata Management
Programming Languages
1 286 (34.13%) SQL
2 85 (10.14%) Java
2 85 (10.14%) Python
3 70 (8.35%) R
4 50 (5.97%) T-SQL
5 34 (4.06%) C#
6 26 (3.10%) Scala
7 22 (2.63%) C
8 21 (2.51%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
9 19 (2.27%) JavaScript
10 16 (1.91%) VBA
11 14 (1.67%) ABAP
12 13 (1.55%) PL/SQL
13 11 (1.31%) Bash Shell
14 7 (0.84%) VB
15 3 (0.36%) MATLAB
15 3 (0.36%) VB.NET
16 2 (0.24%) Perl
16 2 (0.24%) PHP
16 2 (0.24%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 140 (16.71%) Degree
2 31 (3.70%) Computer Science Degree
3 27 (3.22%) Master's Degree
4 16 (1.91%) CISSP
5 15 (1.79%) CISA
6 11 (1.31%) PMI Certification
7 10 (1.19%) PMP
8 9 (1.07%) SC Cleared
8 9 (1.07%) Security Cleared
8 9 (1.07%) TOGAF Certification
9 7 (0.84%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 6 (0.72%) CISM
10 6 (0.72%) ISEB
10 6 (0.72%) Microsoft Certification
11 5 (0.60%) SAP Certification
12 4 (0.48%) ITIL Certification
12 4 (0.48%) MCSE
12 4 (0.48%) Postgraduate
13 3 (0.36%) CEH
14 2 (0.24%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 347 (41.41%) Data Quality
2 80 (9.55%) GDPR
3 37 (4.42%) QA
4 32 (3.82%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 28 (3.34%) Solvency II
6 18 (2.15%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 13 (1.55%) PCI DSS
8 10 (1.19%) Dodd-Frank
9 9 (1.07%) IFRS
9 9 (1.07%) PMO
10 7 (0.84%) SLA
11 6 (0.72%) GxP
12 5 (0.60%) COBIT
12 5 (0.60%) FATCA
12 5 (0.60%) IFRS 9
13 1 (0.12%) Cyber Essentials
13 1 (0.12%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
13 1 (0.12%) ISO 22301
13 1 (0.12%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
13 1 (0.12%) MiFID
System Software
1 22 (2.63%) HDFS
2 2 (0.24%) Active Directory
2 2 (0.24%) Docker
3 1 (0.12%) Apache Flume
Systems Management
1 15 (1.79%) Oozie
2 5 (0.60%) Puppet
2 5 (0.60%) RSA Archer
2 5 (0.60%) Terraform
3 4 (0.48%) Opscode Chef
4 3 (0.36%) Hadoop YARN
5 2 (0.24%) Ansible
5 2 (0.24%) Kubernetes
5 2 (0.24%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 1 (0.12%) Consul
6 1 (0.12%) Kibana
6 1 (0.12%) logstash
6 1 (0.12%) Packer
Vendors
1 128 (15.27%) Microsoft
2 116 (13.84%) Tableau
3 97 (11.58%) Oracle
4 73 (8.71%) SAP
5 45 (5.37%) Informatica
6 32 (3.82%) Cognos
7 29 (3.46%) Alteryx
8 26 (3.10%) Hortonworks
9 25 (2.98%) IBM
10 24 (2.86%) Talend
11 22 (2.63%) Ab Initio
12 17 (2.03%) Teradata
13 16 (1.91%) MicroStrategy
14 15 (1.79%) Cloudera
14 15 (1.79%) Netezza
14 15 (1.79%) Salesforce.com
14 15 (1.79%) Trillium
15 14 (1.67%) Cognizant
15 14 (1.67%) MapR
16 12 (1.43%) Google