Period
to 8 December 2019

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 8 December 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Data Quality
UK
6 months to
8 Dec 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 287 324 357
Rank change year-on-year +37 +33 +51
Permanent jobs citing Data Quality 1,481 1,565 1,630
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 1.11% 0.98% 0.91%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 8.72% 7.26% 7.19%
Number of salaries quoted 1,150 1,221 1,215
UK median annual salary £52,500 £55,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.55% +4.76% +2.44%
10th Percentile £31,500 £30,750 £31,250
90th Percentile £97,750 £90,000 £85,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £50,000 £46,125
% change year-on-year -10.00% +8.40% +2.50%

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 16,977 21,568 22,661
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 12.77% 13.57% 12.60%
Number of salaries quoted 12,946 16,091 17,087
UK median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
10th Percentile £28,500 £27,500 £27,500
90th Percentile £82,500 £80,000 £77,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year - +5.88% -

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 8 December 2019.

Salary histogram for Data Quality in the UK

Data Quality
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 Quality within the UK over the 6 months to 8 December 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 +47 1,424 £53,500 -2.73% 189
UK excluding London +70 753 £45,000 -10.00% 123
London +14 699 £62,500 +4.17% 80
South East +50 267 £47,500 -9.52% 36
East of England +97 146 £45,000 -30.77% 15
Midlands +57 131 £41,500 -7.78% 21
North of England +11 124 £40,000 -5.88% 26
West Midlands +33 80 £39,000 -17.89% 15
Yorkshire +10 72 £37,989 -10.61% 10
South West +7 55 £53,750 -2.27% 9
East Midlands +39 51 £45,000 +5.88% 6
North West +12 39 £42,500 -5.56% 15
Scotland -18 21 £37,500 -25.00% 11
North East +23 13 £40,177 +7.14% 1
Wales 0 7 £46,100 +5.37% 5
Northern Ireland - 2 - -
Channel Islands - 1 £60,000 -

For the 6 months to 8 December 2019, 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.

1 667 (45.04%) SQL
2 541 (36.53%) Analytics
3 492 (33.22%) Business Intelligence
4 426 (28.76%) Data Management
5 405 (27.35%) Data Warehouse
6 384 (25.93%) ETL
7 357 (24.11%) Agile Software Development
8 354 (23.90%) Data Modelling
9 350 (23.63%) Finance
10 309 (20.86%) Analytical Skills
11 298 (20.12%) Data Governance
12 270 (18.23%) Microsoft
12 270 (18.23%) SQL Server
13 229 (15.46%) Migration
14 224 (15.12%) Data Integration
15 221 (14.92%) Power BI
15 221 (14.92%) Power Platform
16 219 (14.79%) Big Data
17 209 (14.11%) Python
18 206 (13.91%) SQL Server Integration Services
19 205 (13.84%) Visualisation
20 204 (13.77%) Master Data Management
21 201 (13.57%) Problem-Solving
22 193 (13.03%) Azure
22 193 (13.03%) Data Architecture
23 192 (12.96%) Microsoft Excel
24 189 (12.76%) Management Information System
25 187 (12.63%) Data Migration
26 177 (11.95%) Artificial Intelligence
27 172 (11.61%) Data Analysis

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
1 104 (7.02%) Apache Spark
1 104 (7.02%) Smallworld
2 73 (4.93%) SAS
3 36 (2.43%) Confluence
4 35 (2.36%) SharePoint
5 33 (2.23%) Apache
6 12 (0.81%) Elasticsearch
7 10 (0.68%) PowerExchange
8 9 (0.61%) Apache Pig
9 8 (0.54%) Apache Airflow
10 6 (0.41%) IIS
11 5 (0.34%) MS Exchange
12 4 (0.27%) BizTalk Server
12 4 (0.27%) Oracle SOA Suite
12 4 (0.27%) Oracle Workflow
13 3 (0.20%) Apache Solr
14 2 (0.14%) WebSphere
14 2 (0.14%) WebSphere Application Server
15 1 (0.068%) CMS
15 1 (0.068%) WebLogic
Applications
1 192 (12.96%) Microsoft Excel
2 47 (3.17%) Microsoft Office
3 17 (1.15%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 12 (0.81%) MS Visio
5 6 (0.41%) Spreadsheet
6 3 (0.20%) SPSS
7 2 (0.14%) Notepad++
8 1 (0.068%) Microsoft Project
8 1 (0.068%) PTC Creo
8 1 (0.068%) Siemens NX
Business Applications
1 32 (2.16%) Dynamics CRM
2 29 (1.96%) NetSuite
3 11 (0.74%) Oracle ERP
4 6 (0.41%) Oracle EBS
4 6 (0.41%) PolarLake
4 6 (0.41%) SAP MDG
5 4 (0.27%) HFM
5 4 (0.27%) Hyperion Planning
6 3 (0.20%) Cognos Business Intelligence
6 3 (0.20%) FastStats
6 3 (0.20%) FastStats PeopleStage
6 3 (0.20%) Salesforce.com CRM
7 2 (0.14%) Oracle Applications
7 2 (0.14%) Oracle Assets
7 2 (0.14%) Oracle BPM
7 2 (0.14%) Oracle Payables
7 2 (0.14%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
7 2 (0.14%) SAP MDM
7 2 (0.14%) SAP S/4HANA
7 2 (0.14%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
Cloud Services
1 221 (14.92%) Power Platform
2 193 (13.03%) Azure
3 146 (9.86%) AWS
4 56 (3.78%) SaaS
5 40 (2.70%) Dynamics 365
5 40 (2.70%) PaaS
6 28 (1.89%) GCP
7 26 (1.76%) Office 365
8 22 (1.49%) IaaS
9 20 (1.35%) Azure Data Factory
9 20 (1.35%) Boomi
10 19 (1.28%) Amazon S3
10 19 (1.28%) Google Analytics
11 18 (1.22%) Serverless
12 14 (0.95%) Amazon EMR
13 12 (0.81%) AWS Lambda
13 12 (0.81%) iPaaS
14 11 (0.74%) Azure Active Directory
15 10 (0.68%) BrowserStack
15 10 (0.68%) Datadog
Communications & Networking
1 15 (1.01%) Firewall
2 11 (0.74%) Kerberos
3 9 (0.61%) VPN
4 6 (0.41%) Internet
4 6 (0.41%) Network Security
4 6 (0.41%) SMTP
5 5 (0.34%) DNS
5 5 (0.34%) HTTP
5 5 (0.34%) VoIP
6 4 (0.27%) HTTPS
6 4 (0.27%) SSL
7 2 (0.14%) FTP
7 2 (0.14%) Intranet
7 2 (0.14%) Skype
8 1 (0.068%) ATM
8 1 (0.068%) CHAP
8 1 (0.068%) FCoE
8 1 (0.068%) LAN
8 1 (0.068%) SAN
8 1 (0.068%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 405 (27.35%) Data Warehouse
2 270 (18.23%) SQL Server
3 221 (14.92%) Power BI
4 219 (14.79%) Big Data
5 206 (13.91%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 138 (9.32%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 122 (8.24%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 108 (7.29%) Relational Database
9 103 (6.95%) Hadoop
10 73 (4.93%) Data Lake
11 71 (4.79%) NoSQL
12 62 (4.19%) Apache Hive
13 60 (4.05%) QlikView
14 47 (3.17%) BusinessObjects
15 43 (2.90%) MongoDB
16 41 (2.77%) GIS
17 38 (2.57%) Data Mining
18 31 (2.09%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
19 30 (2.03%) HBase
19 30 (2.03%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 82 (5.54%) JIRA
2 34 (2.30%) Git (software)
3 28 (1.89%) ERwin
4 25 (1.69%) Selenium
5 19 (1.28%) Jenkins
6 17 (1.15%) Team Foundation Server
7 13 (0.88%) Visual Studio
8 12 (0.81%) Cucumber
9 9 (0.61%) kappa
10 7 (0.47%) Oracle Forms
10 7 (0.47%) Postman
11 6 (0.41%) JMeter
11 6 (0.41%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
12 4 (0.27%) Subversion
13 3 (0.20%) Bitbucket
13 3 (0.20%) LSMW
13 3 (0.20%) Visual Studio Team System
14 2 (0.14%) Appium
14 2 (0.14%) ProC
14 2 (0.14%) WebDriver
General
1 350 (23.63%) Finance
2 109 (7.36%) Banking
3 82 (5.54%) Retail
4 65 (4.39%) Marketing
5 63 (4.25%) Front Office
6 35 (2.36%) Back Office
7 30 (2.03%) Games
8 27 (1.82%) Legal
9 23 (1.55%) Manufacturing
9 23 (1.55%) Telecoms
10 21 (1.42%) Public Sector
11 20 (1.35%) Law
12 19 (1.28%) General Ledger
13 18 (1.22%) Publishing
14 17 (1.15%) Advertising
15 9 (0.61%) Investment Banking
16 6 (0.41%) Private Banking
16 6 (0.41%) Retail Banking
17 5 (0.34%) Digital Economy
17 5 (0.34%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 371 (25.05%) Analyst
2 230 (15.53%) Data Analyst
3 176 (11.88%) Architect
4 169 (11.41%) Developer
5 123 (8.31%) Data Manager
6 114 (7.70%) Data Architect
7 98 (6.62%) Fibre Planner
8 87 (5.87%) Data Engineer
9 81 (5.47%) Consultant
10 68 (4.59%) Business Intelligence Developer
11 63 (4.25%) Data Consultant
12 62 (4.19%) Business Analyst
13 50 (3.38%) Business Intelligence Analyst
14 40 (2.70%) Quality Analyst
14 40 (2.70%) SQL Analyst
15 39 (2.63%) Solutions Architect
16 38 (2.57%) SQL Data Analyst
17 36 (2.43%) Data Scientist
18 35 (2.36%) Data Quality Analyst
19 33 (2.23%) Support Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 69 (4.66%) Web Services
2 44 (2.97%) REST
3 37 (2.50%) JSON
4 34 (2.30%) Kafka
5 28 (1.89%) J2EE
6 24 (1.62%) .NET
7 23 (1.55%) XML
8 19 (1.28%) MDX
9 15 (1.01%) OAuth
9 15 (1.01%) Pandas
9 15 (1.01%) SAML
10 14 (0.95%) HTML
11 13 (0.88%) LAPP Stack
12 11 (0.74%) NumPy
12 11 (0.74%) Spring Boot
13 10 (0.68%) Apache Beam
13 10 (0.68%) Redux
14 9 (0.61%) Elastic Stack
14 9 (0.61%) LDAP
14 9 (0.61%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 309 (20.86%) Analytical Skills
2 189 (12.76%) Management Information System
3 111 (7.49%) Driving Licence
4 85 (5.74%) Data Structures
5 79 (5.33%) Reference Data
6 54 (3.65%) Derivative
6 54 (3.65%) Fixed Income
7 52 (3.51%) Equities
8 44 (2.97%) Virtual Team
9 37 (2.50%) Greenfield Project
10 35 (2.36%) Hedge funds
10 35 (2.36%) Self-Motivation
11 29 (1.96%) Reinsurance
12 26 (1.76%) User Experience
13 24 (1.62%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
14 20 (1.35%) Algorithms
14 20 (1.35%) Enterprise Software
15 17 (1.15%) Data Centre
16 16 (1.08%) NHS
17 14 (0.95%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 56 (3.78%) Linux
2 41 (2.77%) Unix
3 13 (0.88%) Windows
4 3 (0.20%) Solaris
5 1 (0.068%) HPUX
5 1 (0.068%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (0.068%) Windows 7
5 1 (0.068%) Windows Server
5 1 (0.068%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 541 (36.53%) Analytics
2 492 (33.22%) Business Intelligence
3 426 (28.76%) Data Management
4 384 (25.93%) ETL
5 357 (24.11%) Agile Software Development
6 354 (23.90%) Data Modelling
7 298 (20.12%) Data Governance
8 229 (15.46%) Migration
9 224 (15.12%) Data Integration
10 205 (13.84%) Visualisation
11 204 (13.77%) Master Data Management
12 201 (13.57%) Problem-Solving
13 193 (13.03%) Data Architecture
14 187 (12.63%) Data Migration
15 177 (11.95%) Artificial Intelligence
16 172 (11.61%) Data Analysis
17 163 (11.01%) Project Management
18 151 (10.20%) Mentoring
19 131 (8.85%) Data Analytics
20 127 (8.58%) Data Science
Programming Languages
1 667 (45.04%) SQL
2 209 (14.11%) Python
3 103 (6.95%) Java
3 103 (6.95%) T-SQL
4 74 (5.00%) R
5 51 (3.44%) C#
6 46 (3.11%) VBA
7 37 (2.50%) Scala
8 33 (2.23%) Bash Shell
9 28 (1.89%) PL/SQL
10 25 (1.69%) PowerShell
11 23 (1.55%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
12 16 (1.08%) JavaScript
13 14 (0.95%) VB
14 13 (0.88%) Shell Script
15 11 (0.74%) PHP
15 11 (0.74%) Ruby
16 10 (0.68%) C++
16 10 (0.68%) Korn
17 9 (0.61%) C
Qualifications
1 142 (9.59%) Degree
2 56 (3.78%) Security Cleared
3 38 (2.57%) SC Cleared
4 25 (1.69%) Computer Science Degree
5 16 (1.08%) PhD
6 15 (1.01%) ISTQB
6 15 (1.01%) Master's Degree
7 13 (0.88%) Microsoft Certification
8 8 (0.54%) TOGAF Certification
9 7 (0.47%) Numerate Degree
10 6 (0.41%) MCITP
10 6 (0.41%) MCSE
11 5 (0.34%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
11 5 (0.34%) MCSA
12 4 (0.27%) CTC Cleared
12 4 (0.27%) PMI Certification
13 2 (0.14%) PMP
14 1 (0.068%) ISEB
14 1 (0.068%) ITIL Certification
14 1 (0.068%) SAP Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 117 (7.90%) QA
2 95 (6.41%) GDPR
3 29 (1.96%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 16 (1.08%) PMO
5 14 (0.95%) COBIT
6 11 (0.74%) SLA
7 8 (0.54%) NIST
7 8 (0.54%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 6 (0.41%) IFRS
8 6 (0.41%) NCSC
9 2 (0.14%) Actionable Recommendations
9 2 (0.14%) ISO 22301
9 2 (0.14%) PCI DSS
10 1 (0.068%) Basel III
10 1 (0.068%) IFRS 9
10 1 (0.068%) ISO 9000
10 1 (0.068%) PSD2
10 1 (0.068%) Solvency II
System Software
1 36 (2.43%) HDFS
2 26 (1.76%) Docker
3 16 (1.08%) Active Directory
4 9 (0.61%) Apache ZooKeeper
5 7 (0.47%) Virtual Machines
6 3 (0.20%) Apache Flume
Systems Management
1 27 (1.82%) Oozie
2 21 (1.42%) Hadoop YARN
3 12 (0.81%) Kubernetes
4 11 (0.74%) Single Sign-On
5 10 (0.68%) Kibana
5 10 (0.68%) Marathon
5 10 (0.68%) Mesos
5 10 (0.68%) Terraform
6 9 (0.61%) Ambari
6 9 (0.61%) Opscode Chef
7 7 (0.47%) Puppet
8 6 (0.41%) SCCM
9 5 (0.34%) Avamar
9 5 (0.34%) HP Quality Center
10 4 (0.27%) Ansible
11 3 (0.20%) BMC PATROL
12 1 (0.068%) Data Guard
12 1 (0.068%) Grafana
12 1 (0.068%) WSUS
Vendors
1 270 (18.23%) Microsoft
2 150 (10.13%) Informatica
3 144 (9.72%) Tableau
4 130 (8.78%) Oracle
5 99 (6.68%) SAP
6 65 (4.39%) Salesforce.com
7 61 (4.12%) IBM
8 55 (3.71%) Google
9 40 (2.70%) Bloomberg
9 40 (2.70%) Cloudera
10 34 (2.30%) Hortonworks
10 34 (2.30%) Splunk
11 29 (1.96%) Jitterbit
12 26 (1.76%) Talend
13 25 (1.69%) HubSpot
13 25 (1.69%) MuleSoft
14 23 (1.55%) Teradata
15 21 (1.42%) Cognos
16 18 (1.22%) Databricks
17 14 (0.95%) Dell