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 3 months to 25 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Data Quality
UK
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 325 366 381
Rank change year-on-year +41 +15  
Permanent jobs citing Data Quality 830 800 886
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.94% 0.82% 0.80%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 7.87% 6.30% 6.28%
Number of salaries quoted 573 586 629
Median salary £47,500 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.00% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,600 £30,000 £34,000
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £75,000 £82,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year -5.55% +5.88%  

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

Quality Assurance & Compliance Skills
UK
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for quality assurance and compliance skills 10540 12701 14115
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 11.97% 13.08% 12.75%
Number of salaries quoted 7952 10143 11130
Median salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +6.38%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £75,000 £75,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year - +5.88%  

Data Quality
Job Vacancy Trend

The job posting trend of jobs advertised citing Data Quality as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Quality Assurance & Compliance category.

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 3 months to 25 June 2017.

Salary histogram for Data Quality in the UK

Data Quality
Top 30 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 3 months to 25 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +25 777 £48,000 -4.00% 101
London +34 416 £57,500 +4.54% 42
City of London +45 90 £53,750 -1.37% 6
South East -6 87 £50,000 - 17
North West +6 83 £35,000 +2.94% 12
Manchester +20 62 £34,500 -11.53% 7
East of England +10 55 £45,000 - 9
Yorkshire +5 36 £35,000 -2.77% 8
South West +5 35 £45,000 +2.85% 2
Scotland +29 29 £65,000 +44.44% 3
West Yorkshire -2 26 £36,000 -10.00% 7
East Midlands +36 25 £45,000 +76.47% 3
Glasgow +34 25 £67,500 +42.10% 2
West Midlands +2 22 £37,500 -25.00% 4
Leeds -7 18 £35,000 +34.61% 6
Buckinghamshire +5 17 £74,000 +124.24% 9
Milton Keynes +2 17 £74,000 +124.24% 9
Cheshire -18 17 £45,500 +56.89% 3
Hampshire +3 14 £24,500 -55.45% 1
Berkshire -19 14 £55,000 -
Surrey +24 13 £55,000 +28.65% 4
West Sussex +9 13 £61,250 +22.50% 3
Somerset +4 13 £65,000 +52.94%
Essex +2 13 £34,296 +3.92% 1
North East +24 12 £65,000 +73.33% 4
Edinburgh +1 12 £65,000 +44.44% 1
Bath -3 11 - -
Hertfordshire -22 11 £45,000 -14.28% 3
Bedfordshire +27 10 £53,250 +12.10% 3
Cambridgeshire -4 10 £80,000 +116.21% 1

For the 6 months to 25 June 2017, IT jobs citing Data Quality also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads with a requirement for Data Quality.

1 750 (48.20%) SQL
2 589 (37.85%) Business Intelligence
3 515 (33.10%) Data Warehouse
4 465 (29.88%) Finance
5 462 (29.69%) Data Management
6 431 (27.70%) ETL
7 425 (27.31%) Analytics
8 403 (25.90%) SQL Server
9 347 (22.30%) Analytical Skills
10 328 (21.08%) Data Modelling
11 296 (19.02%) Microsoft
12 289 (18.57%) Agile Software Development
13 278 (17.87%) Data Governance
14 254 (16.32%) Microsoft Excel
15 253 (16.26%) Degree
16 223 (14.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
17 215 (13.82%) Data Analysis
18 213 (13.69%) SQL Server Reporting Services
19 208 (13.37%) Oracle
20 200 (12.85%) Big Data
21 196 (12.60%) Visualisation
22 188 (12.08%) T-SQL
23 175 (11.25%) Data Architecture
24 172 (11.05%) Data Integration
25 168 (10.80%) Management Information System
26 167 (10.73%) Tableau
27 166 (10.67%) SAP
28 163 (10.48%) Migration
29 160 (10.28%) Retail
30 159 (10.22%) Stakeholder Management

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
1 137 (8.80%) SAS
2 72 (4.63%) Apache Spark
3 66 (4.24%) SharePoint
4 42 (2.70%) Apache
5 30 (1.93%) CMS
6 26 (1.67%) Elasticsearch
7 25 (1.61%) IIS
7 25 (1.61%) Tomcat
8 13 (0.84%) Apache Airflow
8 13 (0.84%) Oracle SOA Suite
9 12 (0.77%) Sitecore CMS
10 11 (0.71%) Confluence
11 10 (0.64%) WebSphere
12 9 (0.58%) Apache Pig
12 9 (0.58%) OpenEdge
13 7 (0.45%) SharePoint 2013
14 5 (0.32%) SharePoint 2010
15 4 (0.26%) Oracle Workflow
15 4 (0.26%) WebLogic
16 3 (0.19%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 254 (16.32%) Microsoft Excel
2 93 (5.98%) Microsoft Office
3 50 (3.21%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 25 (1.61%) MS Visio
5 23 (1.48%) Spreadsheet
6 22 (1.41%) SPSS
7 6 (0.39%) Microsoft Project
8 3 (0.19%) SPSS Modeler
8 3 (0.19%) Stata
Business Applications
1 31 (1.99%) Dynamics CRM
2 21 (1.35%) Salesforce.com CRM
3 20 (1.29%) Dynamics AX
4 16 (1.03%) Raiser's Edge
5 12 (0.77%) FastStats
6 11 (0.71%) SAP Oil and Gas
7 10 (0.64%) SAP MDG
8 8 (0.51%) SAP CO
8 8 (0.51%) SAP FI
8 8 (0.51%) SAP FI/CO
8 8 (0.51%) SAP FSCM
8 8 (0.51%) SAP MM
8 8 (0.51%) SAP PS
8 8 (0.51%) SAP SD
9 6 (0.39%) Dynamics NAV
9 6 (0.39%) Markit EDM
9 6 (0.39%) Oracle CRM
10 5 (0.32%) SAP MDM
11 4 (0.26%) Oracle BPM
12 3 (0.19%) Workfront
Cloud Services
1 82 (5.27%) Amazon AWS
2 65 (4.18%) Microsoft Azure
3 13 (0.84%) Amazon Kinesis
3 13 (0.84%) Google Cloud Platform
4 12 (0.77%) SaaS
5 10 (0.64%) Force.com
6 9 (0.58%) Google Analytics
7 6 (0.39%) Office 365
7 6 (0.39%) PaaS
8 5 (0.32%) Azure Machine Learning
8 5 (0.32%) iPaaS
9 4 (0.26%) IaaS
9 4 (0.26%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
10 3 (0.19%) Adobe Analytics
10 3 (0.19%) Dynamics 365
11 2 (0.13%) AdWords
11 2 (0.13%) Cloud Computing
11 2 (0.13%) FinancialForce.com
11 2 (0.13%) Google Tag Manager
11 2 (0.13%) Oracle CX
Communications & Networking
1 4 (0.26%) LAN
1 4 (0.26%) MVNO
1 4 (0.26%) WAN
2 3 (0.19%) Internet
2 3 (0.19%) Intranet
3 2 (0.13%) Broadband
3 2 (0.13%) Kerberos
4 1 (0.064%) DNS
4 1 (0.064%) Extranet
4 1 (0.064%) IMAP
4 1 (0.064%) LDAP
4 1 (0.064%) PBX
4 1 (0.064%) Skype
4 1 (0.064%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 515 (33.10%) Data Warehouse
2 403 (25.90%) SQL Server
3 223 (14.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 213 (13.69%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 200 (12.85%) Big Data
6 146 (9.38%) BusinessObjects
7 142 (9.13%) Relational Database
8 128 (8.23%) Hadoop
8 128 (8.23%) Power BI
9 126 (8.10%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 85 (5.46%) QlikView
11 64 (4.11%) OLAP
12 62 (3.98%) RDBMS
13 61 (3.92%) NoSQL
14 53 (3.41%) Amazon Redshift
15 50 (3.21%) Apache Hive
16 45 (2.89%) Data Mining
17 42 (2.70%) Data Mart
18 41 (2.63%) MySQL
18 41 (2.63%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 47 (3.02%) Talend Open Studio
2 28 (1.80%) Team Foundation Server
3 23 (1.48%) JIRA
4 20 (1.29%) Git (software)
5 17 (1.09%) ERwin
6 14 (0.90%) Visual Studio
7 11 (0.71%) Maven
8 10 (0.64%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
9 9 (0.58%) Oracle APEX
9 9 (0.58%) ProC
9 9 (0.58%) Rational Rhapsody
9 9 (0.58%) Subversion
10 8 (0.51%) Ant
10 8 (0.51%) Gradle
11 6 (0.39%) Grunt
11 6 (0.39%) gulp
12 5 (0.32%) Bower
12 5 (0.32%) PHPUnit
12 5 (0.32%) Vagrant
13 3 (0.19%) Jenkins
General
1 465 (29.88%) Finance
2 160 (10.28%) Retail
3 126 (8.10%) Marketing
4 115 (7.39%) Banking
5 59 (3.79%) Legal
6 56 (3.60%) Investment Banking
7 49 (3.15%) Retail Banking
8 45 (2.89%) Front Office
9 35 (2.25%) Publishing
10 33 (2.12%) Telecoms
11 30 (1.93%) Pharmaceutical
12 27 (1.74%) Manufacturing
13 26 (1.67%) Private Banking
14 23 (1.48%) Corporate Banking
15 17 (1.09%) Military
16 14 (0.90%) Electronics
17 13 (0.84%) Games
18 9 (0.58%) German Language
19 8 (0.51%) Spanish Language
20 7 (0.45%) Dutch Language
Job Titles
1 501 (32.20%) Analyst
2 261 (16.77%) Developer
3 247 (15.87%) Data Analyst
4 212 (13.62%) Architect
5 151 (9.70%) Data Architect
6 122 (7.84%) Consultant
7 107 (6.88%) SQL Analyst
8 94 (6.04%) SQL Developer
9 91 (5.85%) Data Manager
9 91 (5.85%) Data Quality Analyst
10 89 (5.72%) Business Analyst
11 71 (4.56%) Data Consultant
12 69 (4.43%) Business Intelligence Developer
13 66 (4.24%) Quality Analyst
14 60 (3.86%) ETL Developer
15 59 (3.79%) Data Engineer
16 49 (3.15%) SQL Data Analyst
17 48 (3.08%) Business Intelligence Analyst
18 45 (2.89%) Data Business Analyst
19 44 (2.83%) Governance Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 49 (3.15%) Web Services
2 47 (3.02%) .NET
3 44 (2.83%) XML
4 39 (2.51%) Kafka
5 28 (1.80%) JSON
6 24 (1.54%) SOAP
7 20 (1.29%) REST
8 17 (1.09%) HTML
9 13 (0.84%) GraphX
9 13 (0.84%) MDX
9 13 (0.84%) RESTful
9 13 (0.84%) Scrapy
9 13 (0.84%) Serverless Framework
9 13 (0.84%) WSDL
10 12 (0.77%) Natural Language Processing
10 12 (0.77%) NumPy
10 12 (0.77%) Pandas
10 12 (0.77%) SciPy
11 11 (0.71%) Middleware
12 10 (0.64%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 347 (22.30%) Analytical Skills
2 168 (10.80%) Management Information System
3 117 (7.52%) Data Structures
4 87 (5.59%) Computer Science
5 56 (3.60%) Reference Data
6 34 (2.19%) Life Science
7 28 (1.80%) NHS
8 24 (1.54%) User Experience
9 23 (1.48%) Fintech
10 21 (1.35%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 18 (1.16%) Credit Risk
12 17 (1.09%) Derivative
13 16 (1.03%) Fixed Income
14 15 (0.96%) Algorithms
14 15 (0.96%) Data Protection Act
15 14 (0.90%) Virtual Team
16 12 (0.77%) Enterprise Software
17 11 (0.71%) Replication
18 10 (0.64%) PMI
19 9 (0.58%) Equities
Operating Systems
1 66 (4.24%) Linux
1 66 (4.24%) Unix
2 57 (3.66%) Windows
3 14 (0.90%) Windows Server
4 8 (0.51%) Solaris
5 5 (0.32%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (0.13%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (0.064%) Android
7 1 (0.064%) Windows 7
7 1 (0.064%) Windows 8
7 1 (0.064%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 589 (37.85%) Business Intelligence
2 462 (29.69%) Data Management
3 431 (27.70%) ETL
4 425 (27.31%) Analytics
5 328 (21.08%) Data Modelling
6 289 (18.57%) Agile Software Development
7 278 (17.87%) Data Governance
8 215 (13.82%) Data Analysis
9 196 (12.60%) Visualisation
10 175 (11.25%) Data Architecture
11 172 (11.05%) Data Integration
12 163 (10.48%) Migration
13 159 (10.22%) Stakeholder Management
14 147 (9.45%) CRM
14 147 (9.45%) Data Analytics
14 147 (9.45%) Master Data Management
15 139 (8.93%) Information Management
16 123 (7.90%) Data Migration
17 119 (7.65%) Data Cleansing
18 106 (6.81%) Data Strategy
Programming Languages
1 750 (48.20%) SQL
2 188 (12.08%) T-SQL
3 122 (7.84%) Python
4 106 (6.81%) Java
5 101 (6.49%) PL/SQL
6 80 (5.14%) VBA
7 79 (5.08%) R
8 57 (3.66%) VB
9 35 (2.25%) C#
10 20 (1.29%) PowerShell
11 19 (1.22%) JavaScript
12 17 (1.09%) Scala
13 16 (1.03%) C
13 16 (1.03%) Perl
14 15 (0.96%) ABAP
14 15 (0.96%) Apex Code
14 15 (0.96%) MATLAB
15 14 (0.90%) Shell Script
16 12 (0.77%) C++
17 11 (0.71%) PHP
Qualifications
1 253 (16.26%) Degree
2 28 (1.80%) Security Cleared
3 25 (1.61%) Computer Science Degree
4 21 (1.35%) Numerate Degree
5 20 (1.29%) SC Cleared
6 14 (0.90%) Master's Degree
6 14 (0.90%) Microsoft Certification
7 12 (0.77%) PhD
8 11 (0.71%) PMI Certification
9 9 (0.58%) SAS Certification
10 8 (0.51%) CCSA
10 8 (0.51%) CISM
10 8 (0.51%) CISSP
10 8 (0.51%) CITP
10 8 (0.51%) PMP
11 4 (0.26%) Postgraduate
12 3 (0.19%) CISA
12 3 (0.19%) ISTQB
12 3 (0.19%) MCSE
13 2 (0.13%) Six Sigma Green Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 76 (4.88%) QA
2 42 (2.70%) GDPR
3 30 (1.93%) SLA
4 18 (1.16%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 15 (0.96%) PCI DSS
6 13 (0.84%) Solvency II
7 10 (0.64%) PMO
8 8 (0.51%) IFRS
8 8 (0.51%) IFRS 9
8 8 (0.51%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
9 6 (0.39%) IAS 39
10 5 (0.32%) GxP
11 4 (0.26%) Sarbanes-Oxley
12 3 (0.19%) COBIT
13 2 (0.13%) ISO 20022
13 2 (0.13%) ISO/IEC 20000
13 2 (0.13%) MiFID
14 1 (0.064%) Actionable Recommendations
14 1 (0.064%) FINRA
System Software
1 8 (0.51%) Apache Flume
2 5 (0.32%) HDFS
3 4 (0.26%) Virtual Desktop
4 3 (0.19%) Active Directory
4 3 (0.19%) Hyper-V
5 2 (0.13%) Apache ZooKeeper
5 2 (0.13%) Docker
5 2 (0.13%) Virtual Machines
6 1 (0.064%) XenApp
6 1 (0.064%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 13 (0.84%) Kibana
2 11 (0.71%) Puppet
3 7 (0.45%) Failover Clustering
3 7 (0.45%) Oozie
4 5 (0.32%) Perfmon
5 4 (0.26%) HP Quality Center
5 4 (0.26%) Nagios
6 3 (0.19%) EMC NetWorker
7 2 (0.13%) Ambari
7 2 (0.13%) Hadoop YARN
7 2 (0.13%) Microsoft Clustering
7 2 (0.13%) Opscode Chef
7 2 (0.13%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
8 1 (0.064%) Ansible
8 1 (0.064%) Ganglia
8 1 (0.064%) SCCM
8 1 (0.064%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 296 (19.02%) Microsoft
2 208 (13.37%) Oracle
3 167 (10.73%) Tableau
4 166 (10.67%) SAP
5 114 (7.33%) Informatica
6 84 (5.40%) Salesforce.com
7 49 (3.15%) Teradata
8 47 (3.02%) Talend
9 44 (2.83%) Cognos
10 41 (2.63%) IBM
11 28 (1.80%) Netezza
12 26 (1.67%) Cloudera
13 25 (1.61%) Alteryx
13 25 (1.61%) Google
14 22 (1.41%) MicroStrategy
15 19 (1.22%) Ab Initio
16 15 (0.96%) Cognizant
17 14 (0.90%) Hortonworks
18 12 (0.77%) MapR
18 12 (0.77%) Siebel
Leeds, West Yorkshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £25000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
Venturi
Salary: £80000.00 - £120000.00 per annum + Bonus & Benefits
Posted: 19 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: From £35,000 to £42,000 per annum Pension, Healthcare
Posted: Yesterday
Stockport, Cheshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £28000.00 - £30000.00 per annum + Additional Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
South West London
Agile Recruitment
Salary: Based on experience + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Northern Recruitment Group
Salary: From £30,330 to £39,852 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Talent Spa
Salary: £70k per year
Posted: 2 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Northern Recruitment Group
Salary: From £32,893 to £44,289 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Northern Recruitment Group
Salary: From £31,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Robert Walters
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum plus excellent benefits package
Posted: 4 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
ASDA
Salary: Market Salary
Posted: 3 days ago
Lichfield, Staffordshire
Computer People
Salary: £30000.00 - £40000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Stockport, Cheshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £29000.00 - £30000.00 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Reed Technology
Salary: £22000 - £28000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Knutsford, Cheshire
Cognizant
Salary: Unspecified Competitve
Posted: Yesterday
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Reed Technology
Salary: £28000 - £38000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Wirral, Merseyside
Reed Technology
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Northern Recruitment Group
Salary: From £25,000 to £35,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
East London
Northern Trust
Salary: Competitive Salary
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Aviva
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 4 days ago
London
ISL
Salary: £30000.00 - £35000.00 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Lichfield, Staffordshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £30000.00 - £40000.00 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Best Practice Talent Solutions
Salary: From £25,000 to £35,000 per annum + health + pension + fast track prom
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
onezeero.
Salary: £70000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
I4 Recruitment
Salary: £30k - 45k per year + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Oliver James Associates
Salary: £90000 - £110000 per annum + Car, pension, benefits, bonus
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Eutopia Solutions Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Grantham, Lincolnshire
X4 Group
Salary: Market related
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Oliver James Associates
Salary: £110000 - £120000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago