Period
to 25 May 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 25 May 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Data Quality
UK
6 months to
25 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 344 371 344
Rank change year-on-year +27 -27 +92
Permanent jobs citing Data Quality 1,586 1,420 1,901
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.91% 0.84% 0.95%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 6.96% 6.99% 7.19%
Number of salaries quoted 1,168 1,056 1,398
UK median annual salary £52,500 £47,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.53% -5.00% -4.76%
10th Percentile £30,000 £29,500 £31,250
90th Percentile £87,500 £81,250 £78,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £42,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +7.14% -6.67% +5.88%

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 22,787 20,324 26,450
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 13.10% 12.02% 13.18%
Number of salaries quoted 17,503 15,904 20,957
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% - +5.56%
10th Percentile £28,250 £26,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £80,000 £77,500 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year +12.50% -5.88% +6.25%

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 25 May 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 25 May 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 +20 1,483 £52,500 +10.53% 183
London +18 833 £60,000 +9.09% 72
UK excluding London +35 704 £45,000 +7.14% 114
South East -6 211 £50,000 +5.26% 32
North of England -6 186 £45,000 +28.57% 35
Midlands -19 105 £43,750 +2.94% 23
North West -22 96 £42,500 +21.43% 16
Yorkshire +18 76 £45,000 +28.57% 12
East of England +7 75 £35,000 -30.00% 9
West Midlands -7 65 £51,270 +36.72% 10
South West +3 64 £43,750 -14.20% 12
Scotland -16 57 £45,000 +12.50% 2
East Midlands -8 40 £40,000 -11.11% 12
Wales +25 20 £38,500 -9.41% 1
North East -14 15 £37,500 +9.49% 7

For the 6 months to 25 May 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.

1 787 (49.62%) SQL
2 553 (34.87%) Business Intelligence
3 549 (34.62%) Finance
4 493 (31.08%) Data Management
5 491 (30.96%) Analytics
6 471 (29.70%) SQL Server
7 466 (29.38%) Data Warehouse
8 438 (27.62%) Data Governance
9 419 (26.42%) Analytical Skills
10 408 (25.73%) ETL
11 349 (22.01%) Data Modelling
12 307 (19.36%) Oracle
13 306 (19.29%) Agile Software Development
14 301 (18.98%) Microsoft
15 269 (16.96%) Microsoft Excel
16 252 (15.89%) Data Integration
17 248 (15.64%) Big Data
18 245 (15.45%) Data Analysis
19 239 (15.07%) SQL Server Integration Services
20 216 (13.62%) Problem-Solving
21 212 (13.37%) Data Architecture
22 205 (12.93%) Management Information System
23 192 (12.11%) Degree
23 192 (12.11%) Tableau
24 189 (11.92%) Visualisation
24 189 (11.92%) Stakeholder Management
25 188 (11.85%) Data Analytics
26 173 (10.91%) Migration
27 172 (10.84%) SQL Server Reporting Services
28 169 (10.66%) Power BI

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
1 148 (9.33%) SAS
2 77 (4.85%) Apache Spark
3 56 (3.53%) SharePoint
4 43 (2.71%) Apache
5 28 (1.77%) IIS
6 24 (1.51%) Smallworld
7 11 (0.69%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 10 (0.63%) Documentum
8 10 (0.63%) FileNet
9 9 (0.57%) BizTalk Server
9 9 (0.57%) Skype for Business
9 9 (0.57%) Tomcat
10 8 (0.50%) Exchange Server 2010
10 8 (0.50%) Exchange Server 2013
10 8 (0.50%) MS Exchange
11 7 (0.44%) Elasticsearch
11 7 (0.44%) Oracle Workflow
12 5 (0.32%) Apache Airflow
12 5 (0.32%) CMS
12 5 (0.32%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 269 (16.96%) Microsoft Excel
2 95 (5.99%) Microsoft Office
3 51 (3.22%) MS Visio
4 42 (2.65%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 26 (1.64%) SPSS
6 22 (1.39%) Spreadsheet
7 11 (0.69%) Microsoft Project
8 1 (0.063%) EViews
8 1 (0.063%) Mingle
8 1 (0.063%) Weka
Business Applications
1 29 (1.83%) Markit EDM
2 27 (1.70%) Dynamics CRM
3 18 (1.13%) SAP S/4HANA
4 13 (0.82%) SAP MDG
5 11 (0.69%) SAP ERP
6 10 (0.63%) Dynamics AX
6 10 (0.63%) SAP MM
7 8 (0.50%) Adobe Campaign
7 8 (0.50%) Unica
8 5 (0.32%) PeopleSoft HCM
9 4 (0.25%) Salesforce.com CRM
9 4 (0.25%) SAP HR
10 3 (0.19%) Hyperion Planning
10 3 (0.19%) Oracle EBS
10 3 (0.19%) SAP Business One
10 3 (0.19%) SAP MDM
10 3 (0.19%) SAP SRM
11 2 (0.13%) Cognos Business Intelligence
11 2 (0.13%) Eloqua
11 2 (0.13%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
Cloud Services
1 113 (7.12%) Microsoft Azure
2 104 (6.56%) Amazon AWS
3 34 (2.14%) Google Cloud Platform
4 17 (1.07%) SaaS
5 12 (0.76%) Adobe Analytics
6 11 (0.69%) Office 365
7 9 (0.57%) Cortana Intelligence Suite
8 7 (0.44%) Force.com
9 6 (0.38%) Azure Active Directory
9 6 (0.38%) Azure Data Factory
10 5 (0.32%) Amazon Kinesis
10 5 (0.32%) Cloud Computing
10 5 (0.32%) IaaS
10 5 (0.32%) Salesforce Service Cloud
11 4 (0.25%) FinancialForce
11 4 (0.25%) GitHub
11 4 (0.25%) Google Analytics
11 4 (0.25%) PaaS
11 4 (0.25%) SuccessFactors
12 3 (0.19%) Dynamics 365
Communications & Networking
1 19 (1.20%) Internet
2 12 (0.76%) SMS
3 6 (0.38%) Intranet
4 5 (0.32%) Network Security
5 4 (0.25%) FTP
5 4 (0.25%) WAN
6 3 (0.19%) LAN
7 2 (0.13%) Skype
8 1 (0.063%) DHCP
8 1 (0.063%) DNS
8 1 (0.063%) Firewall
8 1 (0.063%) TCP/IP
8 1 (0.063%) Unified Communications
8 1 (0.063%) VLAN
8 1 (0.063%) WebEx
8 1 (0.063%) Wireless
8 1 (0.063%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 471 (29.70%) SQL Server
2 466 (29.38%) Data Warehouse
3 248 (15.64%) Big Data
4 239 (15.07%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 172 (10.84%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 169 (10.66%) Power BI
7 141 (8.89%) Relational Database
8 125 (7.88%) Hadoop
9 114 (7.19%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 82 (5.17%) BusinessObjects
11 72 (4.54%) QlikView
12 56 (3.53%) RDBMS
13 54 (3.40%) Apache Hive
14 52 (3.28%) Oracle Database
14 52 (3.28%) SQL Server 2008
15 48 (3.03%) SQL Server 2012
16 43 (2.71%) Data Lake
17 41 (2.59%) MySQL
17 41 (2.59%) SQL Server 2016
18 39 (2.46%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 31 (1.95%) JIRA
2 28 (1.77%) ERwin
3 24 (1.51%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 22 (1.39%) LSMW
5 20 (1.26%) Visual Studio
6 15 (0.95%) Git (software)
6 15 (0.95%) Team Foundation Server
7 12 (0.76%) Jenkins
8 8 (0.50%) ER Studio
8 8 (0.50%) PowerDesigner
9 7 (0.44%) Selenium
10 6 (0.38%) Eclipse
10 6 (0.38%) Toad
11 5 (0.32%) RStudio
11 5 (0.32%) YouTrack
12 4 (0.25%) Cucumber
12 4 (0.25%) Oracle APEX
13 3 (0.19%) Oracle Forms
14 2 (0.13%) Subversion
14 2 (0.13%) XMLSpy
General
1 549 (34.62%) Finance
2 158 (9.96%) Banking
3 99 (6.24%) Marketing
4 81 (5.11%) Retail
5 43 (2.71%) Telecoms
6 38 (2.40%) Financial Institution
7 31 (1.95%) Advertising
8 29 (1.83%) Legal
9 26 (1.64%) Investment Banking
10 24 (1.51%) Manufacturing
11 21 (1.32%) Billing
12 20 (1.26%) Front Office
13 18 (1.13%) Pharmaceutical
14 17 (1.07%) Games
15 16 (1.01%) Law
16 15 (0.95%) Retail Banking
17 11 (0.69%) Back Office
18 10 (0.63%) Electronics
18 10 (0.63%) Local Government
19 9 (0.57%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 538 (33.92%) Analyst
2 270 (17.02%) Data Analyst
3 209 (13.18%) Developer
4 201 (12.67%) Architect
5 147 (9.27%) Data Architect
6 119 (7.50%) Data Manager
7 92 (5.80%) Consultant
8 74 (4.67%) Business Intelligence Analyst
9 73 (4.60%) Senior Analyst
10 71 (4.48%) Data Quality Analyst
11 69 (4.35%) Business Intelligence Developer
11 69 (4.35%) Quality Analyst
12 65 (4.10%) SQL Analyst
13 59 (3.72%) Business Analyst
14 58 (3.66%) Data Consultant
15 52 (3.28%) Data Engineer
16 51 (3.22%) SQL Data Analyst
17 44 (2.77%) Business Intelligence Architect
18 43 (2.71%) SQL Developer
19 42 (2.65%) Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 85 (5.36%) Web Services
2 84 (5.30%) XML
3 82 (5.17%) .NET
4 63 (3.97%) HTML
5 38 (2.40%) Kafka
6 28 (1.77%) D3.js
7 25 (1.58%) CSS
8 23 (1.45%) SOAP
9 20 (1.26%) JSON
10 19 (1.20%) REST
11 18 (1.13%) JSP
12 15 (0.95%) Natural Language Processing
13 14 (0.88%) .NET Framework
13 14 (0.88%) AngularJS
14 13 (0.82%) Oracle GoldenGate
15 12 (0.76%) ASP.NET
15 12 (0.76%) MDX
16 11 (0.69%) RESTful
16 11 (0.69%) TensorFlow
17 10 (0.63%) Leaflet
Miscellaneous
1 419 (26.42%) Analytical Skills
2 205 (12.93%) Management Information System
3 64 (4.04%) Data Structures
4 59 (3.72%) Self-Motivation
5 58 (3.66%) Computer Science
6 46 (2.90%) Reference Data
7 34 (2.14%) Greenfield Project
8 33 (2.08%) Credit Risk
9 28 (1.77%) User Experience
10 27 (1.70%) NHS
11 25 (1.58%) Enterprise Software
12 23 (1.45%) Driving Licence
12 23 (1.45%) Fintech
12 23 (1.45%) Market Risk
12 23 (1.45%) Taxonomies
13 18 (1.13%) Virtual Team
14 15 (0.95%) Algorithms
14 15 (0.95%) Life Science
15 12 (0.76%) Reinsurance
16 10 (0.63%) Analytical Mindset
Operating Systems
1 81 (5.11%) Unix
2 80 (5.04%) Windows
3 76 (4.79%) Linux
4 24 (1.51%) Windows Server
5 22 (1.39%) AIX
5 22 (1.39%) HPUX
5 22 (1.39%) Solaris
6 3 (0.19%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 2 (0.13%) Windows 7
7 2 (0.13%) Windows Server 2008
8 1 (0.063%) Debian
8 1 (0.063%) VMS
8 1 (0.063%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 553 (34.87%) Business Intelligence
2 493 (31.08%) Data Management
3 491 (30.96%) Analytics
4 438 (27.62%) Data Governance
5 408 (25.73%) ETL
6 349 (22.01%) Data Modelling
7 306 (19.29%) Agile Software Development
8 252 (15.89%) Data Integration
9 245 (15.45%) Data Analysis
10 216 (13.62%) Problem-Solving
11 212 (13.37%) Data Architecture
12 189 (11.92%) Stakeholder Management
12 189 (11.92%) Visualisation
13 188 (11.85%) Data Analytics
14 173 (10.91%) Migration
15 168 (10.59%) Project Management
16 160 (10.09%) Data Cleansing
17 154 (9.71%) Master Data Management
18 135 (8.51%) Data Migration
19 121 (7.63%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 787 (49.62%) SQL
2 144 (9.08%) Python
3 135 (8.51%) T-SQL
4 121 (7.63%) Java
5 93 (5.86%) PL/SQL
6 89 (5.61%) R
7 81 (5.11%) VBA
8 77 (4.85%) C#
9 53 (3.34%) VB
10 46 (2.90%) JavaScript
11 43 (2.71%) Scala
12 26 (1.64%) C
13 19 (1.20%) PowerShell
14 14 (0.88%) C++
14 14 (0.88%) Shell Script
15 12 (0.76%) PHP
16 11 (0.69%) Bash Shell
17 9 (0.57%) Apex Code
18 8 (0.50%) Perl
18 8 (0.50%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 192 (12.11%) Degree
2 46 (2.90%) ITIL Certification
3 45 (2.84%) Security Cleared
4 43 (2.71%) ISEB
5 20 (1.26%) Computer Science Degree
6 18 (1.13%) SC Cleared
7 14 (0.88%) Microsoft Certification
8 11 (0.69%) Postgraduate
9 9 (0.57%) MBA
9 9 (0.57%) PhD
9 9 (0.57%) PMI Certification
10 8 (0.50%) Master's Degree
11 7 (0.44%) PMP
12 6 (0.38%) DV Cleared
12 6 (0.38%) MCITP
13 5 (0.32%) MCSE
14 4 (0.25%) ACCA
14 4 (0.25%) Oracle Certification
15 3 (0.19%) CISM
15 3 (0.19%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 101 (6.37%) GDPR
1 101 (6.37%) QA
2 36 (2.27%) Solvency II
3 31 (1.95%) SLA
4 10 (0.63%) MiFID
4 10 (0.63%) PMO
5 9 (0.57%) EMIR
5 9 (0.57%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 7 (0.44%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 6 (0.38%) ISO 9001
8 5 (0.32%) GCP
8 5 (0.32%) GxP
9 4 (0.25%) CRD IV
9 4 (0.25%) PSD2
10 3 (0.19%) Government Security Classifications
11 2 (0.13%) Actionable Recommendations
11 2 (0.13%) COBIT
11 2 (0.13%) Dodd-Frank
11 2 (0.13%) FATCA
12 1 (0.063%) ISO 14001
System Software
1 19 (1.20%) Active Directory
2 15 (0.95%) HDFS
3 13 (0.82%) Apache Flume
4 9 (0.57%) Docker
5 6 (0.38%) Virtual Machines
6 4 (0.25%) VMware Infrastructure
7 1 (0.063%) Apache ZooKeeper
7 1 (0.063%) Virtual Servers
7 1 (0.063%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 15 (0.95%) Kibana
2 12 (0.76%) Hadoop YARN
3 9 (0.57%) Puppet
4 8 (0.50%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 4 (0.25%) HP Quality Center
5 4 (0.25%) Kubernetes
6 3 (0.19%) Ambari
6 3 (0.19%) Mesos
6 3 (0.19%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
7 2 (0.13%) Oozie
7 2 (0.13%) SQL Sentry
7 2 (0.13%) Tivoli Storage Manager
8 1 (0.063%) Check_MK
8 1 (0.063%) Nagios
8 1 (0.063%) Opscode Chef
8 1 (0.063%) Rancher
8 1 (0.063%) Rsyslog
8 1 (0.063%) SCCM
8 1 (0.063%) SCOM
8 1 (0.063%) Terraform
Vendors
1 307 (19.36%) Oracle
2 301 (18.98%) Microsoft
3 192 (12.11%) Tableau
4 124 (7.82%) Informatica
5 120 (7.57%) SAP
6 91 (5.74%) IBM
7 66 (4.16%) Talend
8 49 (3.09%) Google
9 48 (3.03%) Salesforce.com
10 46 (2.90%) Teradata
11 38 (2.40%) Cognos
12 33 (2.08%) Alteryx
13 27 (1.70%) MicroStrategy
13 27 (1.70%) Vermilion
14 23 (1.45%) Cognizant
15 21 (1.32%) Adobe
16 20 (1.26%) Alias
17 17 (1.07%) Remedy
17 17 (1.07%) Trillium
18 16 (1.01%) Ab Initio