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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 10 August 2022 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Data Governance
UK
6 months to
10 Aug 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 305 364 420
Rank change year-on-year +59 +56 +114
Permanent jobs citing Data Governance 2,112 1,014 424
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 1.24% 0.89% 0.66%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.30% 0.94% 0.71%
Number of salaries quoted 1,008 674 327
10th Percentile £42,500 £40,900 £35,000
25th Percentile £50,000 £46,250 £41,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £65,000 £65,000 £62,500
Median % change year-on-year - +4.00% -
75th Percentile £85,000 £85,000 £85,000
90th Percentile £101,625 £97,750 £95,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £58,227 £55,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +5.87% +10.00% -6.39%

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 162,861 107,406 59,927
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 95.78% 94.05% 93.06%
Number of salaries quoted 83,795 73,009 48,582
10th Percentile £34,000 £32,500 £32,500
25th Percentile £45,000 £42,500 £41,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
Median % change year-on-year +9.09% - +4.76%
75th Percentile £80,000 £75,000 £73,750
90th Percentile £96,965 £92,500 £90,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26% +5.56%

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 10 August 2022.

Salary histogram for Data Governance in the UK

Data Governance
Top 17 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 10 August 2022. 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
Jobs
England +54 1,866 £65,000 +4.00% 137
London +32 1,193 £75,000 +7.14% 73
UK excluding London +51 687 £58,227 +5.87% 77
Work from Home +25 666 £70,000 - 37
South East +84 219 £60,000 -7.69% 19
North of England -18 168 £58,250 +5.91% 24
Midlands -9 141 £57,500 +15.00% 13
West Midlands -9 114 £58,227 +16.45% 11
Yorkshire -31 80 £50,000 -20.00% 5
North West -21 73 £65,000 +30.00% 17
East of England -44 66 £66,250 -5.36% 4
South West -25 55 £49,263 -1.48% 4
Scotland -36 26 £55,000 +9.45% 9
East Midlands -19 25 £46,000 -3.16% 2
Wales +5 18 £54,000 +13.68% 5
North East 0 15 £85,000 +77.08% 2
Northern Ireland -9 3 £60,000 +27.66%

For the 6 months to 10 August 2022, 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 1,030 (48.77%) Analytics
2 1,028 (48.67%) SQL
3 769 (36.41%) Data Modelling
4 767 (36.32%) Data Management
5 720 (34.09%) Python
6 702 (33.24%) Agile
7 691 (32.72%) Data Quality
8 649 (30.73%) Azure
9 645 (30.54%) Business Intelligence
10 628 (29.73%) Social Skills
11 622 (29.45%) AWS
12 592 (28.03%) Finance
13 545 (25.80%) Data Warehouse
14 532 (25.19%) Data Science
15 531 (25.14%) Data Engineering
16 521 (24.67%) Analytical Skills
17 483 (22.87%) Data Strategy
18 473 (22.40%) Data Architecture
19 434 (20.55%) Big Data
20 422 (19.98%) ETL
21 418 (19.79%) GCP
22 361 (17.09%) Problem-Solving
23 342 (16.19%) Data Analytics
24 341 (16.15%) Visualisation
25 307 (14.54%) Data Pipeline
26 297 (14.06%) Degree
27 285 (13.49%) Power Platform
28 280 (13.26%) Power BI
29 274 (12.97%) DevOps
30 270 (12.78%) Apache Spark

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
1 270 (12.78%) Apache Spark
2 190 (9.00%) Apache Airflow
3 100 (4.73%) Apache
4 72 (3.41%) Apache Pulsar
5 46 (2.18%) SAS
6 33 (1.56%) OpenStack
7 31 (1.47%) SharePoint
8 27 (1.28%) Confluence
9 14 (0.66%) Jupyter
10 9 (0.43%) nginx
11 8 (0.38%) Oracle Spatial
12 5 (0.24%) Luigi
13 4 (0.19%) CMS
14 2 (0.095%) NetWeaver
15 1 (0.047%) IIS
15 1 (0.047%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 162 (7.67%) Microsoft Excel
2 57 (2.70%) Microsoft Office
3 55 (2.60%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 12 (0.57%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 12 (0.57%) MS Visio
5 9 (0.43%) Microsoft Project
6 6 (0.28%) Spreadsheet
7 5 (0.24%) Campfire
7 5 (0.24%) InVision
8 2 (0.095%) AutoCAD
8 2 (0.095%) Revit
9 1 (0.047%) Acrobat
9 1 (0.047%) Fusion 360
Business Applications
1 33 (1.56%) SAP MDG
2 18 (0.85%) SAP S/4HANA
3 15 (0.71%) SAP Retail
4 8 (0.38%) Dynamics CRM
5 7 (0.33%) SessionCam
5 7 (0.33%) WebTrends
6 6 (0.28%) NetSuite
6 6 (0.28%) SAP ERP
7 5 (0.24%) SAP Oil and Gas
7 5 (0.24%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
8 4 (0.19%) Avolution ABACUS
8 4 (0.19%) Oracle ERP
8 4 (0.19%) SAP MDM
9 3 (0.14%) Infor M3
9 3 (0.14%) SAP APO
9 3 (0.14%) Shopify
10 2 (0.095%) Oracle Financials
10 2 (0.095%) SAP BRIM
10 2 (0.095%) SAP MM
10 2 (0.095%) SystmOne
Cloud Services
1 649 (30.73%) Azure
2 622 (29.45%) AWS
3 418 (19.79%) GCP
4 285 (13.49%) Power Platform
5 156 (7.39%) Snowflake
6 126 (5.97%) Collibra
7 111 (5.26%) dbt
8 103 (4.88%) SaaS
9 99 (4.69%) Azure Data Factory
10 85 (4.02%) Azure Synapse Analytics
10 85 (4.02%) Serverless
11 60 (2.84%) Amazon S3
12 52 (2.46%) Cloud Computing
13 49 (2.32%) Amazon Kinesis
13 49 (2.32%) Google Kubernetes Engine
14 48 (2.27%) Fivetran
15 47 (2.23%) AWS Lambda
15 47 (2.23%) Azure DevOps
16 46 (2.18%) GitHub
17 45 (2.13%) Microsoft 365
Communications & Networking
1 24 (1.14%) Network Security
2 21 (0.99%) Firewall
3 15 (0.71%) Broadband
4 14 (0.66%) DNS
5 13 (0.62%) TCP/IP
6 12 (0.57%) Internet
7 11 (0.52%) VPN
8 8 (0.38%) 5G
8 8 (0.38%) FTP
9 7 (0.33%) Intrusion Detection
10 6 (0.28%) WAN
11 5 (0.24%) LAN
11 5 (0.24%) SAN
12 3 (0.14%) Cisco ASA
12 3 (0.14%) DHCP
12 3 (0.14%) SMS
13 2 (0.095%) Kerberos
13 2 (0.095%) Reverse Proxy
13 2 (0.095%) VLAN
14 1 (0.047%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 545 (25.80%) Data Warehouse
2 434 (20.55%) Big Data
3 280 (13.26%) Power BI
4 267 (12.64%) NoSQL
5 245 (11.60%) Data Lake
6 244 (11.55%) Tableau
7 235 (11.13%) SQL Server
8 218 (10.32%) Metadata
9 202 (9.56%) Hadoop
10 167 (7.91%) Amazon Redshift
11 150 (7.10%) BigQuery
12 143 (6.77%) MongoDB
13 136 (6.44%) Relational Database
14 127 (6.01%) SQL Server Integration Services
15 107 (5.07%) Flink
15 107 (5.07%) HBase
16 104 (4.92%) SQL Server Reporting Services
17 102 (4.83%) Apache Hive
18 93 (4.40%) Apache Cassandra
19 85 (4.02%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 94 (4.45%) JIRA
2 86 (4.07%) Git (software)
3 40 (1.89%) Jenkins
4 38 (1.80%) Maven
5 31 (1.47%) JUnit
6 28 (1.33%) SonarQube
7 26 (1.23%) Visual Studio
8 23 (1.09%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 18 (0.85%) RStudio
10 15 (0.71%) GitLab
11 12 (0.57%) Jasmine
12 11 (0.52%) ERwin
13 10 (0.47%) Selenium
14 8 (0.38%) ER Studio
14 8 (0.38%) Octopus Deploy
15 7 (0.33%) Gradle
16 6 (0.28%) Team Foundation Server
17 5 (0.24%) Xcode
18 4 (0.19%) FxCop
18 4 (0.19%) NUnit
General
1 628 (29.73%) Social Skills
2 592 (28.03%) Finance
3 521 (24.67%) Analytical Skills
4 207 (9.80%) Marketing
5 192 (9.09%) Legal
6 150 (7.10%) Banking
7 140 (6.63%) Retail
8 120 (5.68%) Inclusion and Diversity
9 110 (5.21%) Games
10 91 (4.31%) Presentation Skills
11 74 (3.50%) Law
12 66 (3.13%) Public Sector
13 61 (2.89%) Manufacturing
14 56 (2.65%) Advertising
15 55 (2.60%) Influencing Skills
16 43 (2.04%) Telecoms
17 33 (1.56%) Financial Institution
18 31 (1.47%) Automotive
19 28 (1.33%) Organisational Skills
20 27 (1.28%) Aviation
Job Titles
1 357 (16.90%) Analyst
2 342 (16.19%) Architect
3 336 (15.91%) Data Engineer
4 249 (11.79%) Data Manager
5 239 (11.32%) Data Analyst
6 229 (10.84%) Data Architect
7 124 (5.87%) Consultant
8 121 (5.73%) Developer
9 99 (4.69%) Data Consultant
10 97 (4.59%) Solutions Architect
11 96 (4.55%) Senior Data Engineer
12 85 (4.02%) Senior Analyst
13 61 (2.89%) Governance Analyst
14 60 (2.84%) Engineering Manager
15 59 (2.79%) Senior Architect
16 53 (2.51%) Senior Manager
17 47 (2.23%) Business Intelligence Analyst
18 43 (2.04%) Data Quality Analyst
18 43 (2.04%) Governance Manager
19 42 (1.99%) Quality Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 201 (9.52%) Kafka
2 75 (3.55%) Apache NiFi
3 61 (2.89%) PySpark
4 52 (2.46%) REST
5 50 (2.37%) Node.js
5 50 (2.37%) React
6 42 (1.99%) .NET
7 40 (1.89%) HTML
8 33 (1.56%) Apache Beam
9 31 (1.47%) CSS
10 29 (1.37%) JSON
11 28 (1.33%) XML
12 25 (1.18%) NumPy
13 24 (1.14%) Spring
14 22 (1.04%) Flask
14 22 (1.04%) Spring Boot
15 20 (0.95%) Pandas
16 17 (0.80%) ASP.NET
17 15 (0.71%) AngularJS
18 13 (0.62%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 179 (8.48%) Management Information System
2 102 (4.83%) Blog
3 96 (4.55%) Self-Motivation
4 92 (4.36%) Hackathon
5 78 (3.69%) Reference Data
6 76 (3.60%) Data Structures
7 61 (2.89%) Cloud Native
8 45 (2.13%) Algorithms
9 44 (2.08%) User Experience
10 36 (1.70%) Taxonomies
11 33 (1.56%) Virtual Team
12 31 (1.47%) Credit Risk
13 30 (1.42%) Enterprise Software
14 28 (1.33%) Public Cloud
15 24 (1.14%) Legacy Systems
16 20 (0.95%) Equities
16 20 (0.95%) Fixed Income
17 19 (0.90%) PMI
18 15 (0.71%) Greenfield Project
19 14 (0.66%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 87 (4.12%) Linux
2 74 (3.50%) Windows
3 28 (1.33%) Windows Server
4 25 (1.18%) Windows Server 2008
5 22 (1.04%) Android
5 22 (1.04%) Windows Server 2012
6 16 (0.76%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 16 (0.76%) Unix
7 5 (0.24%) CentOS
8 4 (0.19%) Ubuntu
9 2 (0.095%) Kali Linux
9 2 (0.095%) Windows 10
10 1 (0.047%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 1,030 (48.77%) Analytics
2 769 (36.41%) Data Modelling
3 767 (36.32%) Data Management
4 702 (33.24%) Agile
5 645 (30.54%) Business Intelligence
6 532 (25.19%) Data Science
7 531 (25.14%) Data Engineering
8 483 (22.87%) Data Strategy
9 473 (22.40%) Data Architecture
10 422 (19.98%) ETL
11 361 (17.09%) Problem-Solving
12 342 (16.19%) Data Analytics
13 341 (16.15%) Visualisation
14 307 (14.54%) Data Pipeline
15 274 (12.97%) DevOps
16 263 (12.45%) Stakeholder Management
17 259 (12.26%) Mentoring
18 252 (11.93%) Machine Learning
19 237 (11.22%) Data Integration
20 229 (10.84%) Data Analysis
Programming Languages
1 1,028 (48.67%) SQL
2 720 (34.09%) Python
3 191 (9.04%) Java
4 133 (6.30%) R
5 128 (6.06%) Scala
6 88 (4.17%) T-SQL
7 63 (2.98%) C
8 52 (2.46%) JavaScript
9 43 (2.04%) C#
10 40 (1.89%) Bash
11 39 (1.85%) Go
12 38 (1.80%) PowerShell
13 27 (1.28%) PL/SQL
14 19 (0.90%) TypeScript
15 13 (0.62%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
15 13 (0.62%) VBA
16 12 (0.57%) MATLAB
16 12 (0.57%) Ruby
17 5 (0.24%) Apple Swift
17 5 (0.24%) Kotlin
Qualifications
1 297 (14.06%) Degree
2 57 (2.70%) Security Cleared
3 52 (2.46%) TOGAF Certification
4 43 (2.04%) Computer Science Degree
5 42 (1.99%) CISM
6 39 (1.85%) CISSP
7 34 (1.61%) CISA
8 27 (1.28%) SC Cleared
9 25 (1.18%) Master's Degree
10 20 (0.95%) PMI Certification
11 17 (0.80%) CEH
12 16 (0.76%) ISEB
13 15 (0.71%) ISTQB
14 14 (0.66%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
15 13 (0.62%) AWS Certification
15 13 (0.62%) MBA
16 11 (0.52%) PhD
17 10 (0.47%) Microsoft Certification
18 5 (0.24%) MCSE
18 5 (0.24%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 691 (32.72%) Data Quality
2 159 (7.53%) GDPR
3 132 (6.25%) QA
4 68 (3.22%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 28 (1.33%) Accessibility
5 28 (1.33%) SLA
6 18 (0.85%) NIST
7 16 (0.76%) GMP
8 14 (0.66%) PCI DSS
9 10 (0.47%) IFRS
9 10 (0.47%) IFRS 9
9 10 (0.47%) PMO
10 8 (0.38%) Cyber Essentials
10 8 (0.38%) NCSC
11 7 (0.33%) GxP
12 6 (0.28%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
12 6 (0.28%) MiFID
13 5 (0.24%) GRC
14 4 (0.19%) SOC 2
14 4 (0.19%) Solvency II
System Software
1 73 (3.46%) Docker
2 49 (2.32%) Apache Flume
3 20 (0.95%) Active Directory
4 14 (0.66%) ISA Server
4 14 (0.66%) VMware Infrastructure
5 8 (0.38%) NFS
6 6 (0.28%) vSphere
7 4 (0.19%) HDFS
7 4 (0.19%) Virtual Machines
8 3 (0.14%) VMware ESXi
8 3 (0.14%) XenApp
8 3 (0.14%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 196 (9.28%) Kubernetes
2 127 (6.01%) Terraform
3 49 (2.32%) Oozie
4 18 (0.85%) CASB
5 9 (0.43%) Bugsnag
6 6 (0.28%) Ansible
6 6 (0.28%) Panaseer
7 5 (0.24%) Puppet
7 5 (0.24%) SCCM
8 3 (0.14%) Single Sign-On
9 2 (0.095%) Control-M
9 2 (0.095%) HP Fortify
9 2 (0.095%) Kubeflow
9 2 (0.095%) Nessus
9 2 (0.095%) Nexpose
9 2 (0.095%) Nmap
9 2 (0.095%) Oracle Identity Management
9 2 (0.095%) Prometheus
10 1 (0.047%) Avamar
10 1 (0.047%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 266 (12.59%) Microsoft
2 221 (10.46%) Google
3 139 (6.58%) Databricks
4 131 (6.20%) Oracle
5 129 (6.11%) Informatica
6 107 (5.07%) SAP
7 75 (3.55%) Salesforce.com
8 53 (2.51%) Cloudera
9 48 (2.27%) Teradata
10 43 (2.04%) Talend
11 42 (1.99%) Alteryx
12 38 (1.80%) Cisco
13 29 (1.37%) Splunk
14 23 (1.09%) Adobe
15 21 (0.99%) Okta
16 20 (0.95%) CyberArk
16 20 (0.95%) MicroStrategy
17 19 (0.90%) F5
18 18 (0.85%) Fortinet
18 18 (0.85%) Proofpoint