Period
to 21 January 2019

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 21 January 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Data Governance
UK
6 months to
21 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 540 488 722
Rank change year-on-year -52 +234 -145
Permanent jobs citing Data Governance 728 982 509
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.48% 0.57% 0.29%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.53% 0.62% 0.32%
Number of salaries quoted 569 760 394
UK median annual salary £60,000 £62,500 £70,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.00% -10.71% +21.74%
10th Percentile £38,750 £38,750 £40,000
90th Percentile £96,000 £92,500 £97,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £59,000 £55,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year +7.27% - +8.37%

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 138,253 157,812 160,722
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 91.69% 91.80% 91.34%
Number of salaries quoted 109,025 127,041 132,889
UK median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26% -
10th Percentile £29,979 £28,500 £27,750
90th Percentile £85,000 £80,000 £78,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £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 21 January 2019.

Salary histogram for Data Governance in the UK

Data Governance
Top 14 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 January 2019. 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 -29 700 £62,138 -4.40% 97
London -44 391 £70,000 - 48
UK excluding London +10 332 £59,000 +7.27% 60
South East +4 105 £60,000 - 15
South West +57 66 £53,750 +26.47% 7
Midlands +44 63 £60,000 +14.29% 13
West Midlands +46 49 £60,000 +4.35% 11
North of England -50 42 £57,500 +4.55% 11
East of England +35 31 £68,750 +27.91% 3
Yorkshire 0 23 £50,000 - 4
North West -28 19 £67,500 +17.39% 7
Wales +12 14 £45,000 +24.14% 5
Scotland +5 14 £47,000 -6.00% 6
East Midlands +15 12 £57,000 +20.00% 2

For the 6 months to 21 January 2019, 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.

1 320 (43.96%) Data Quality
2 293 (40.25%) Analytics
3 271 (37.23%) Finance
4 264 (36.26%) Data Management
5 263 (36.13%) Business Intelligence
6 258 (35.44%) SQL
7 222 (30.49%) Data Warehouse
8 208 (28.57%) Data Modelling
9 182 (25.00%) ETL
10 178 (24.45%) Agile Software Development
11 176 (24.18%) Big Data
12 147 (20.19%) Analytical Skills
13 142 (19.51%) Data Architecture
14 133 (18.27%) Data Analysis
15 129 (17.72%) SQL Server
16 127 (17.45%) Stakeholder Management
17 113 (15.52%) Data Strategy
18 110 (15.11%) Banking
18 110 (15.11%) Microsoft
19 108 (14.84%) Problem-Solving
20 107 (14.70%) Tableau
20 107 (14.70%) Visualisation
21 106 (14.56%) Data Integration
21 106 (14.56%) Data Analytics
22 96 (13.19%) Python
23 94 (12.91%) Hadoop
24 93 (12.77%) Project Management
25 89 (12.23%) SAS
26 87 (11.95%) Master Data Management
27 86 (11.81%) Data 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 89 (12.23%) SAS
2 73 (10.03%) Apache Spark
3 26 (3.57%) Apache
4 22 (3.02%) SharePoint
5 14 (1.92%) Apache Solr
6 10 (1.37%) IIS
7 7 (0.96%) Confluence
8 5 (0.69%) SharePoint 2010
9 4 (0.55%) Exchange Server 2013
9 4 (0.55%) MS Exchange
9 4 (0.55%) Oracle Service Bus
9 4 (0.55%) Oracle SOA Suite
9 4 (0.55%) WebLogic
10 3 (0.41%) WordPress
11 2 (0.27%) SharePoint 2013
12 1 (0.14%) ArcGIS
12 1 (0.14%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 56 (7.69%) Microsoft Excel
2 21 (2.88%) SPSS
3 16 (2.20%) Microsoft Office
4 13 (1.79%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 9 (1.24%) MS Visio
6 6 (0.82%) Spreadsheet
7 4 (0.55%) Microsoft Project
8 2 (0.27%) Chatbot
9 1 (0.14%) Stata
Business Applications
1 20 (2.75%) SAP MDG
2 13 (1.79%) Cognos Business Intelligence
3 11 (1.51%) SAP S/4HANA
4 9 (1.24%) Distributed Ledger
4 9 (1.24%) SAP BPC
5 7 (0.96%) Dynamics CRM
6 6 (0.82%) NetSuite
7 5 (0.69%) SAP GRC
7 5 (0.69%) SAP GTS
8 4 (0.55%) Oracle Applications
9 2 (0.27%) SAP MDM
10 1 (0.14%) Elite 3E
10 1 (0.14%) SAP CRM
10 1 (0.14%) SAP ERP
10 1 (0.14%) SAP MM
10 1 (0.14%) SAP SD
Cloud Services
1 75 (10.30%) Microsoft Azure
2 61 (8.38%) Amazon AWS
3 31 (4.26%) PaaS
4 20 (2.75%) Azure Data Factory
5 15 (2.06%) Google Cloud Platform
5 15 (2.06%) Office 365
5 15 (2.06%) SaaS
6 14 (1.92%) Data Lake Analytics
7 13 (1.79%) IaaS
8 12 (1.65%) Cortana Intelligence Suite
9 9 (1.24%) AWS Lambda
10 8 (1.10%) Cloud Computing
11 7 (0.96%) Serverless
12 5 (0.69%) Dynamics 365
13 3 (0.41%) Amazon EC2
13 3 (0.41%) Amazon S3
13 3 (0.41%) Azure Machine Learning
13 3 (0.41%) Siri
13 3 (0.41%) Virtual Private Cloud
14 2 (0.27%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 6 (0.82%) PPP
2 4 (0.55%) DHCP
2 4 (0.55%) DNS
2 4 (0.55%) Firewall
2 4 (0.55%) LAN
2 4 (0.55%) MPLS
2 4 (0.55%) NAS
2 4 (0.55%) SAN
2 4 (0.55%) VPN
2 4 (0.55%) WAN
3 2 (0.27%) Internet
4 1 (0.14%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 222 (30.49%) Data Warehouse
2 176 (24.18%) Big Data
3 129 (17.72%) SQL Server
4 94 (12.91%) Hadoop
5 73 (10.03%) Data Lake
6 68 (9.34%) Power BI
7 65 (8.93%) NoSQL
8 61 (8.38%) QlikView
9 52 (7.14%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 52 (7.14%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 48 (6.59%) Relational Database
11 40 (5.49%) BusinessObjects
11 40 (5.49%) MySQL
12 36 (4.95%) Apache Hive
13 33 (4.53%) SQL Server Analysis Services
14 25 (3.43%) DataStage
14 25 (3.43%) Spotfire
15 24 (3.30%) MongoDB
16 23 (3.16%) HBase
17 22 (3.02%) Cosmos DB
Development Applications
1 19 (2.61%) ERwin
2 17 (2.34%) Visual Studio
3 16 (2.20%) JIRA
4 11 (1.51%) ER Studio
4 11 (1.51%) Git (software)
5 9 (1.24%) LSMW
6 8 (1.10%) Jenkins
7 7 (0.96%) Toad
8 6 (0.82%) Maven
9 4 (0.55%) Team Foundation Server
10 3 (0.41%) Hudson
10 3 (0.41%) Mercurial
11 1 (0.14%) Artifactory
11 1 (0.14%) Bitbucket
11 1 (0.14%) Subversion
General
1 271 (37.23%) Finance
2 110 (15.11%) Banking
3 64 (8.79%) Retail
4 38 (5.22%) Investment Banking
4 38 (5.22%) Marketing
5 26 (3.57%) Legal
6 24 (3.30%) Corporate Banking
7 16 (2.20%) Advertising
8 11 (1.51%) Retail Banking
9 10 (1.37%) Manufacturing
9 10 (1.37%) Pharmaceutical
10 9 (1.24%) Billing
10 9 (1.24%) Financial Institution
10 9 (1.24%) Law
11 8 (1.10%) Automotive
11 8 (1.10%) Front Office
12 7 (0.96%) Telecoms
13 6 (0.82%) Publishing
14 3 (0.41%) Aerospace
14 3 (0.41%) Games
Job Titles
1 148 (20.33%) Architect
2 140 (19.23%) Analyst
3 131 (17.99%) Data Architect
4 99 (13.60%) Data Analyst
5 96 (13.19%) Data Manager
6 57 (7.83%) Consultant
6 57 (7.83%) Data Governance Analyst
6 57 (7.83%) Data Governance Manager
6 57 (7.83%) Governance Manager
7 56 (7.69%) Developer
8 44 (6.04%) Governance Analyst
9 38 (5.22%) Project Manager
10 31 (4.26%) Business Intelligence Manager
10 31 (4.26%) Data Quality Analyst
11 27 (3.71%) Quality Analyst
12 24 (3.30%) Business Analyst
12 24 (3.30%) Data Engineer
12 24 (3.30%) Senior Consultant
13 22 (3.02%) Analytics Consultant
13 22 (3.02%) Data Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 47 (6.46%) Kafka
2 23 (3.16%) .NET
3 18 (2.47%) HTML
4 17 (2.34%) XML
5 16 (2.20%) MDX
5 16 (2.20%) Natural Language Processing
5 16 (2.20%) Web Services
6 12 (1.65%) CSS
6 12 (1.65%) REST
7 11 (1.51%) Apache Beam
8 9 (1.24%) Apache NiFi
8 9 (1.24%) HTML5
9 8 (1.10%) Apache Drill
9 8 (1.10%) SparkR
10 6 (0.82%) JSP
11 4 (0.55%) JSON
11 4 (0.55%) scikit-learn
11 4 (0.55%) WebCenter
12 3 (0.41%) D3.js
12 3 (0.41%) Pandas
Miscellaneous
1 147 (20.19%) Analytical Skills
2 41 (5.63%) Reference Data
3 31 (4.26%) Management Information System
4 26 (3.57%) Virtual Team
5 22 (3.02%) Credit Risk
6 20 (2.75%) Data Structures
7 19 (2.61%) Equities
8 17 (2.34%) Algorithms
8 17 (2.34%) Fintech
9 16 (2.20%) Greenfield Project
9 16 (2.20%) Robotics
9 16 (2.20%) Taxonomies
10 15 (2.06%) Life Science
10 15 (2.06%) User Experience
11 11 (1.51%) Cloud Native
12 10 (1.37%) Reinsurance
13 9 (1.24%) Data Centre
13 9 (1.24%) Market Risk
14 8 (1.10%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
14 8 (1.10%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 32 (4.40%) Windows
2 18 (2.47%) Unix
3 16 (2.20%) Linux
4 10 (1.37%) Windows Server
5 9 (1.24%) AIX
5 9 (1.24%) HPUX
5 9 (1.24%) Solaris
6 4 (0.55%) Apple iOS
6 4 (0.55%) Windows 10
6 4 (0.55%) Windows 7
6 4 (0.55%) Windows Server 2003
7 3 (0.41%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 293 (40.25%) Analytics
2 264 (36.26%) Data Management
3 263 (36.13%) Business Intelligence
4 208 (28.57%) Data Modelling
5 182 (25.00%) ETL
6 178 (24.45%) Agile Software Development
7 142 (19.51%) Data Architecture
8 133 (18.27%) Data Analysis
9 127 (17.45%) Stakeholder Management
10 113 (15.52%) Data Strategy
11 108 (14.84%) Problem-Solving
12 107 (14.70%) Visualisation
13 106 (14.56%) Data Analytics
13 106 (14.56%) Data Integration
14 93 (12.77%) Project Management
15 87 (11.95%) Master Data Management
16 86 (11.81%) Data Science
17 72 (9.89%) Machine Learning
17 72 (9.89%) Migration
18 63 (8.65%) Data Lineage
Programming Languages
1 258 (35.44%) SQL
2 96 (13.19%) Python
3 80 (10.99%) R
4 50 (6.87%) Java
5 30 (4.12%) Scala
5 30 (4.12%) T-SQL
6 24 (3.30%) C#
7 13 (1.79%) VBA
8 12 (1.65%) JavaScript
9 11 (1.51%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
10 10 (1.37%) C
11 8 (1.10%) Bash Shell
12 7 (0.96%) VB
13 5 (0.69%) ABAP
14 3 (0.41%) Clojure
14 3 (0.41%) Cypher
14 3 (0.41%) PL/SQL
14 3 (0.41%) Ruby
14 3 (0.41%) Shell Script
15 2 (0.27%) Perl
Qualifications
1 86 (11.81%) Degree
2 13 (1.79%) Computer Science Degree
2 13 (1.79%) PMI Certification
2 13 (1.79%) TOGAF Certification
3 12 (1.65%) PMP
4 11 (1.51%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 9 (1.24%) Master's Degree
6 6 (0.82%) ISEB
7 5 (0.69%) MBA
7 5 (0.69%) SAP Certification
7 5 (0.69%) Security Cleared
8 4 (0.55%) CISA
8 4 (0.55%) CISM
8 4 (0.55%) CISSP
8 4 (0.55%) CRISC
8 4 (0.55%) SC Cleared
9 3 (0.41%) CEH
9 3 (0.41%) CIMA
9 3 (0.41%) IIBA
10 2 (0.27%) CBAP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 320 (43.96%) Data Quality
2 65 (8.93%) GDPR
3 28 (3.85%) Solvency II
4 18 (2.47%) QA
5 15 (2.06%) Dodd-Frank
5 15 (2.06%) IFRS
6 11 (1.51%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 8 (1.10%) FATCA
7 8 (1.10%) PMO
7 8 (1.10%) SLA
8 7 (0.96%) COBIT
9 6 (0.82%) PCI DSS
10 5 (0.69%) GxP
11 4 (0.55%) IFRS 9
12 1 (0.14%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 16 (2.20%) HDFS
2 10 (1.37%) Active Directory
3 3 (0.41%) Docker
Systems Management
1 11 (1.51%) Oozie
2 9 (1.24%) Puppet
2 9 (1.24%) Terraform
3 8 (1.10%) Opscode Chef
4 4 (0.55%) Kubernetes
5 1 (0.14%) Ansible
Vendors
1 110 (15.11%) Microsoft
2 107 (14.70%) Tableau
3 64 (8.79%) Oracle
4 63 (8.65%) SAP
5 59 (8.10%) Informatica
6 29 (3.98%) Cognos
6 29 (3.98%) Teradata
7 28 (3.85%) Alteryx
8 26 (3.57%) Google
9 25 (3.43%) Hortonworks
9 25 (3.43%) Talend
10 21 (2.88%) Ab Initio
10 21 (2.88%) Netezza
11 14 (1.92%) MapR
12 12 (1.65%) Cloudera
13 11 (1.51%) IBM
13 11 (1.51%) IDERA
13 11 (1.51%) Splunk
14 10 (1.37%) VMware
15 9 (1.24%) Databricks