Period
to 18 November 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies with a requirement for Data Quality skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Data Quality over the 6 months to 18 November 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Data Quality
UK
6 months to
18 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 323 354 385
Rank change year-on-year +31 +31 -63
Permanent jobs citing Data Quality 1,529 1,638 1,540
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.95% 0.91% 0.81%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 7.15% 7.31% 6.27%
Number of salaries quoted 1,176 1,198 1,183
UK median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.76% - +5.00%
10th Percentile £30,500 £31,250 £30,050
90th Percentile £90,000 £81,250 £86,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +11.11% - -

Data Quality is in the Quality Assurance and Compliance category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies with a requirement for quality assurance or compliance skills.

All Quality Assurance and Compliance Skills
UK
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for quality assurance or compliance skills 21,387 22,408 24,577
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 13.30% 12.51% 12.94%
Number of salaries quoted 16,102 16,758 19,433
UK median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £49,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +2.04% +6.52%
10th Percentile £28,000 £27,500 £27,500
90th Percentile £80,000 £77,500 £77,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.88% - +2.41%

Data Quality
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing Data Quality as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for Data Quality in the UK

Data Quality
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Data Quality.

Salary trend for Data Quality in the UK

Data Quality
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Data Quality over the 6 months to 18 November 2018.

Salary histogram for Data Quality in the UK

Data Quality
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 Quality within the UK over the 6 months to 18 November 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 +18 1,436 £55,000 +4.76% 184
London +11 758 £60,000 - 89
UK excluding London +18 724 £50,000 +11.11% 116
South East +23 225 £50,000 -3.85% 25
North of England -28 163 £42,500 +13.33% 27
East of England +60 106 £65,000 +44.44% 10
Midlands +6 103 £43,750 +2.94% 16
Yorkshire +40 79 £42,500 +6.25% 13
South West +56 77 £50,000 +11.11% 17
North West -32 72 £40,000 +6.67% 9
West Midlands +13 66 £42,500 -5.56% 13
Scotland -6 49 £50,000 - 11
East Midlands +6 37 £45,000 +11.11% 3
North East -30 12 £37,500 -28.57% 5
Wales -8 10 £43,750 +25.00% 9

For the 6 months to 18 November 2018, IT jobs citing Data Quality 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 Quality.

1 704 (46.04%) SQL
2 559 (36.56%) Business Intelligence
3 480 (31.39%) Data Warehouse
4 445 (29.10%) Analytics
5 437 (28.58%) Finance
6 436 (28.52%) ETL
7 426 (27.86%) Data Management
8 415 (27.14%) Analytical Skills
9 385 (25.18%) Agile Software Development
10 381 (24.92%) SQL Server
11 353 (23.09%) Microsoft
12 327 (21.39%) Data Modelling
12 327 (21.39%) Data Governance
13 278 (18.18%) Oracle
14 254 (16.61%) Big Data
15 251 (16.42%) Problem-Solving
16 246 (16.09%) Data Analysis
17 236 (15.43%) SQL Server Integration Services
18 232 (15.17%) Microsoft Excel
19 224 (14.65%) Migration
20 223 (14.58%) Visualisation
21 207 (13.54%) Tableau
22 205 (13.41%) Project Management
23 202 (13.21%) SQL Server Reporting Services
24 199 (13.02%) Power BI
25 197 (12.88%) Data Integration
26 186 (12.16%) Degree
27 182 (11.90%) Master Data Management
28 180 (11.77%) Data Migration
29 169 (11.05%) Data Architecture

Data Quality
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
1 128 (8.37%) SAS
2 76 (4.97%) Apache Spark
3 70 (4.58%) SharePoint
4 25 (1.64%) Apache
5 23 (1.50%) CMS
6 16 (1.05%) SharePoint 2013
7 15 (0.98%) IIS
8 14 (0.92%) MS Exchange
8 14 (0.92%) Skype for Business
9 13 (0.85%) ArcGIS
9 13 (0.85%) Exchange Server 2010
9 13 (0.85%) Exchange Server 2013
10 10 (0.65%) Elasticsearch
11 9 (0.59%) SharePoint 2010
11 9 (0.59%) Smallworld
12 8 (0.52%) Confluence
13 7 (0.46%) Apache Solr
14 6 (0.39%) Sitecore CMS
15 5 (0.33%) Apache Pig
16 4 (0.26%) Drupal
Applications
1 232 (15.17%) Microsoft Excel
2 63 (4.12%) MS Visio
3 59 (3.86%) Microsoft Office
4 36 (2.35%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 24 (1.57%) SPSS
6 11 (0.72%) Spreadsheet
7 8 (0.52%) AutoCAD
7 8 (0.52%) Microsoft Project
8 4 (0.26%) GNU Octave
Business Applications
1 29 (1.90%) Dynamics CRM
2 14 (0.92%) Raiser's Edge
3 11 (0.72%) SAP S/4HANA
4 9 (0.59%) Hyperion Planning
5 8 (0.52%) Oracle Payables
5 8 (0.52%) Oracle Receivables
5 8 (0.52%) SAP ERP
6 6 (0.39%) SAP MDG
7 5 (0.33%) HFM
7 5 (0.33%) Northgate Housing
8 4 (0.26%) Dynamics AX
8 4 (0.26%) Dynamics NAV
8 4 (0.26%) Movex
8 4 (0.26%) Oracle EBS R12
9 3 (0.20%) Oracle EBS
9 3 (0.20%) Oracle ERP
9 3 (0.20%) SAP MM
10 2 (0.13%) Actimize
10 2 (0.13%) Oracle Retail
10 2 (0.13%) Temenos T24
Cloud Services
1 118 (7.72%) Microsoft Azure
2 88 (5.76%) Amazon AWS
3 31 (2.03%) SaaS
4 20 (1.31%) PaaS
5 17 (1.11%) Dynamics 365
5 17 (1.11%) Office 365
6 16 (1.05%) Azure Active Directory
7 15 (0.98%) Cloud Computing
7 15 (0.98%) Cortana Intelligence Suite
8 13 (0.85%) Google Cloud Platform
9 11 (0.72%) Azure Data Factory
9 11 (0.72%) iPaaS
10 9 (0.59%) IaaS
10 9 (0.59%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
11 8 (0.52%) Amazon S3
12 7 (0.46%) Salesforce Service Cloud
13 6 (0.39%) Data Lake Analytics
14 5 (0.33%) Amazon Kinesis
14 5 (0.33%) Boomi
14 5 (0.33%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 10 (0.65%) Firewall
2 7 (0.46%) Internet
3 4 (0.26%) HTTP
3 4 (0.26%) WAN
4 3 (0.20%) FTP
4 3 (0.20%) Reverse Proxy
5 2 (0.13%) SMS
6 1 (0.065%) GSM
6 1 (0.065%) LTE
6 1 (0.065%) Radio Access Network
6 1 (0.065%) UMTS
6 1 (0.065%) WebEx
Database & Business Intelligence
1 480 (31.39%) Data Warehouse
2 381 (24.92%) SQL Server
3 254 (16.61%) Big Data
4 236 (15.43%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 202 (13.21%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 199 (13.02%) Power BI
7 159 (10.40%) Relational Database
8 131 (8.57%) QlikView
9 128 (8.37%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 107 (7.00%) Hadoop
11 83 (5.43%) BusinessObjects
12 67 (4.38%) RDBMS
13 66 (4.32%) NoSQL
14 57 (3.73%) SQL Server 2008
15 55 (3.60%) PostgreSQL
16 48 (3.14%) Data Lake
17 47 (3.07%) OLAP
18 42 (2.75%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
18 42 (2.75%) SAP Data Services
19 38 (2.49%) Apache Hive
Development Applications
1 55 (3.60%) JIRA
2 46 (3.01%) Visual Studio
3 25 (1.64%) Subversion
4 19 (1.24%) ERwin
5 18 (1.18%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
6 16 (1.05%) Git (software)
6 16 (1.05%) Jenkins
7 15 (0.98%) Team Foundation Server
8 13 (0.85%) ER Studio
9 11 (0.72%) LSMW
9 11 (0.72%) Octopus Deploy
10 9 (0.59%) Selenium
11 8 (0.52%) Maven
11 8 (0.52%) Oracle Forms
12 7 (0.46%) PowerDesigner
13 6 (0.39%) Buildbot
13 6 (0.39%) Hudson
13 6 (0.39%) Travis CI
13 6 (0.39%) Visual Studio Team System
14 3 (0.20%) Bitbucket
General
1 437 (28.58%) Finance
2 125 (8.18%) Banking
3 92 (6.02%) Marketing
4 64 (4.19%) Retail
5 34 (2.22%) Advertising
6 27 (1.77%) Legal
6 27 (1.77%) Telecoms
7 20 (1.31%) Manufacturing
8 19 (1.24%) Games
9 18 (1.18%) Publishing
10 17 (1.11%) French Language
11 15 (0.98%) Automotive
11 15 (0.98%) Pharmaceutical
12 12 (0.78%) Investment Banking
13 11 (0.72%) Front Office
14 9 (0.59%) Back Office
14 9 (0.59%) Law
14 9 (0.59%) Retail Banking
15 8 (0.52%) Electronics
16 5 (0.33%) Billing
Job Titles
1 402 (26.29%) Analyst
2 242 (15.83%) Developer
3 230 (15.04%) Data Analyst
4 158 (10.33%) Architect
5 136 (8.89%) Consultant
6 128 (8.37%) Data Architect
7 118 (7.72%) Data Manager
8 85 (5.56%) Business Intelligence Developer
9 76 (4.97%) Data Consultant
10 65 (4.25%) SQL Developer
11 63 (4.12%) Business Analyst
11 63 (4.12%) Data Engineer
12 51 (3.34%) Senior Analyst
13 50 (3.27%) ETL Developer
13 50 (3.27%) SQL Analyst
14 47 (3.07%) Administrator
15 44 (2.88%) Business Intelligence Analyst
16 43 (2.81%) Data Quality Analyst
17 37 (2.42%) SQL Data Analyst
18 36 (2.35%) Quality Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 116 (7.59%) XML
2 77 (5.04%) .NET
3 71 (4.64%) Web Services
4 52 (3.40%) HTML
5 48 (3.14%) Kafka
6 44 (2.88%) JSON
7 30 (1.96%) CSS
8 28 (1.83%) REST
9 20 (1.31%) .NET Framework
10 17 (1.11%) Oracle GoldenGate
11 16 (1.05%) MDX
12 13 (0.85%) ASP.NET
12 13 (0.85%) HTML5
12 13 (0.85%) JSP
12 13 (0.85%) RESTful
13 12 (0.78%) Entity Framework
13 12 (0.78%) SOAP
14 11 (0.72%) OAuth
14 11 (0.72%) SAML
15 10 (0.65%) Natural Language Processing
Miscellaneous
1 415 (27.14%) Analytical Skills
2 147 (9.61%) Management Information System
3 106 (6.93%) Data Structures
4 80 (5.23%) Computer Science
5 70 (4.58%) Reference Data
6 35 (2.29%) Self-Motivation
7 31 (2.03%) Fintech
8 27 (1.77%) Market Risk
9 25 (1.64%) Credit Risk
9 25 (1.64%) Replication
10 23 (1.50%) Greenfield Project
11 21 (1.37%) Life Science
12 19 (1.24%) Virtual Team
13 18 (1.18%) NHS
13 18 (1.18%) Reinsurance
14 16 (1.05%) CESG
14 16 (1.05%) User Experience
15 14 (0.92%) Taxonomies
16 13 (0.85%) Driving Licence
17 12 (0.78%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 87 (5.69%) Windows
2 65 (4.25%) Unix
3 46 (3.01%) Linux
4 30 (1.96%) Windows Server
5 20 (1.31%) Solaris
6 19 (1.24%) AIX
7 18 (1.18%) HPUX
8 11 (0.72%) Windows Server 2008
9 1 (0.065%) Android
9 1 (0.065%) Apple iOS
9 1 (0.065%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 1 (0.065%) Windows 10
9 1 (0.065%) Windows Server 2003
9 1 (0.065%) Windows Server 2012
9 1 (0.065%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 559 (36.56%) Business Intelligence
2 445 (29.10%) Analytics
3 436 (28.52%) ETL
4 426 (27.86%) Data Management
5 385 (25.18%) Agile Software Development
6 327 (21.39%) Data Governance
6 327 (21.39%) Data Modelling
7 251 (16.42%) Problem-Solving
8 246 (16.09%) Data Analysis
9 224 (14.65%) Migration
10 223 (14.58%) Visualisation
11 205 (13.41%) Project Management
12 197 (12.88%) Data Integration
13 182 (11.90%) Master Data Management
14 180 (11.77%) Data Migration
15 169 (11.05%) Data Architecture
16 153 (10.01%) Stakeholder Management
17 151 (9.88%) Data Analytics
18 128 (8.37%) Decision-Making
19 123 (8.04%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 704 (46.04%) SQL
2 168 (10.99%) T-SQL
3 167 (10.92%) Python
4 118 (7.72%) C#
5 94 (6.15%) Java
5 94 (6.15%) R
6 55 (3.60%) PL/SQL
6 55 (3.60%) VBA
7 41 (2.68%) Scala
8 38 (2.49%) JavaScript
9 34 (2.22%) VB
10 26 (1.70%) PowerShell
11 22 (1.44%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
12 21 (1.37%) C++
13 18 (1.18%) Bash Shell
14 14 (0.92%) Apex Code
15 12 (0.78%) MATLAB
16 10 (0.65%) C
17 7 (0.46%) Perl
18 6 (0.39%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 186 (12.16%) Degree
2 107 (7.00%) Security Cleared
3 68 (4.45%) SC Cleared
4 43 (2.81%) Microsoft Certification
5 25 (1.64%) Computer Science Degree
6 19 (1.24%) PMI Certification
7 18 (1.18%) MCITP
7 18 (1.18%) MCSA
8 17 (1.11%) ISEB
9 16 (1.05%) MCSE
10 15 (0.98%) PRINCE2 Certification
11 13 (0.85%) TOGAF Certification
12 12 (0.78%) Master's Degree
13 10 (0.65%) PMP
14 7 (0.46%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
15 6 (0.39%) CFA
15 6 (0.39%) Cisco Certification
16 5 (0.33%) PhD
17 4 (0.26%) MCAD
17 4 (0.26%) MCDBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 95 (6.21%) QA
2 58 (3.79%) GDPR
3 34 (2.22%) Solvency II
4 19 (1.24%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 13 (0.85%) IFRS
6 11 (0.72%) PMO
7 10 (0.65%) Dodd-Frank
7 10 (0.65%) SLA
8 6 (0.39%) ISO/IEC 27001
9 4 (0.26%) Basel III
9 4 (0.26%) PCI DSS
10 3 (0.20%) CRD IV
10 3 (0.20%) IFRS 9
10 3 (0.20%) ISO 9001
11 2 (0.13%) PSD2
12 1 (0.065%) Actionable Recommendations
12 1 (0.065%) GxP
System Software
1 32 (2.09%) Active Directory
2 8 (0.52%) HDFS
3 7 (0.46%) Apache Flume
4 4 (0.26%) Docker
5 2 (0.13%) Oracle RAC
5 2 (0.13%) Varnish
5 2 (0.13%) Virtual Machines
5 2 (0.13%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 13 (0.85%) Puppet
2 12 (0.78%) Terraform
3 11 (0.72%) Opscode Chef
4 8 (0.52%) Control-M
5 7 (0.46%) Oozie
6 6 (0.39%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
7 5 (0.33%) Kibana
8 2 (0.13%) Ansible
8 2 (0.13%) BMC PATROL
8 2 (0.13%) Data Guard
8 2 (0.13%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
8 2 (0.13%) Kubernetes
8 2 (0.13%) Oracle RMAN
8 2 (0.13%) SQL Sentry
9 1 (0.065%) HP Quality Center
9 1 (0.065%) LiteSpeed
9 1 (0.065%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
9 1 (0.065%) Packer
9 1 (0.065%) SCCM
9 1 (0.065%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 353 (23.09%) Microsoft
2 278 (18.18%) Oracle
3 207 (13.54%) Tableau
4 120 (7.85%) SAP
5 112 (7.33%) Informatica
6 75 (4.91%) IBM
7 67 (4.38%) Salesforce.com
8 64 (4.19%) Talend
9 35 (2.29%) Trillium
10 34 (2.22%) Teradata
11 21 (1.37%) Alteryx
11 21 (1.37%) Cognos
12 20 (1.31%) Google
13 19 (1.24%) Splunk
14 18 (1.18%) Remedy
15 17 (1.11%) Snow
16 15 (0.98%) Databricks
17 14 (0.92%) Casewise
17 14 (0.92%) Cloudera
18 12 (0.78%) HubSpot