Period
to 21 August 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 21 August 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Data Quality
UK
6 months to
21 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 344 358 370
Rank change year-on-year +14 +12 +6
Permanent jobs citing Data Quality 1,565 1,574 1,663
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.93% 0.89% 0.84%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 6.87% 7.31% 6.39%
Number of salaries quoted 1,139 1,141 1,233
UK median annual salary £55,000 £50,990 £50,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.86% +0.97% +1.00%
10th Percentile £31,000 £30,000 £29,550
90th Percentile £87,500 £83,750 £81,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - +4.65%

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 22,772 21,538 26,019
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 13.48% 12.22% 13.20%
Number of salaries quoted 17,199 16,075 20,657
UK median annual salary £50,000 £49,000 £48,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.04% +1.03% +7.78%
10th Percentile £28,750 £27,000 £26,750
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% - +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 21 August 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 21 August 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 +13 1,462 £55,000 +6.80% 193
UK excluding London +6 764 £47,500 +5.56% 116
London +7 746 £60,000 +4.35% 88
South East +44 245 £50,000 -4.76% 39
North of England -22 172 £42,500 +16.04% 32
Midlands +9 114 £51,270 +25.82% 17
South West +40 89 £50,000 -1.94% 9
North West -29 89 £40,000 +14.29% 15
East of England +21 88 £60,000 +17.07% 8
Yorkshire +30 69 £45,000 +25.00% 15
West Midlands +26 66 £55,000 +46.67% 11
Scotland -15 51 £45,000 -21.74% 8
East Midlands +5 48 £43,500 -3.33% 6
Wales +15 15 £43,750 +18.46% 1
North East -30 14 £37,500 -42.31% 2

For the 6 months to 21 August 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.

1 695 (44.41%) SQL
2 517 (33.04%) Business Intelligence
3 507 (32.40%) Finance
4 479 (30.61%) Data Warehouse
5 460 (29.39%) Data Management
6 445 (28.43%) Analytics
7 418 (26.71%) ETL
8 417 (26.65%) SQL Server
9 409 (26.13%) Analytical Skills
10 365 (23.32%) Data Governance
11 342 (21.85%) Agile Software Development
12 321 (20.51%) Microsoft
13 299 (19.11%) Data Modelling
14 284 (18.15%) Oracle
15 247 (15.78%) SQL Server Integration Services
16 244 (15.59%) Microsoft Excel
17 242 (15.46%) Big Data
18 239 (15.27%) Data Analysis
19 212 (13.55%) Data Integration
20 204 (13.04%) Problem-Solving
21 200 (12.78%) Data Architecture
22 198 (12.65%) SQL Server Reporting Services
23 196 (12.52%) Project Management
24 195 (12.46%) Degree
25 194 (12.40%) Migration
26 193 (12.33%) Management Information System
27 180 (11.50%) Visualisation
28 166 (10.61%) Stakeholder Management
29 163 (10.42%) Power BI
30 158 (10.10%) Tableau

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
1 120 (7.67%) SAS
2 67 (4.28%) SharePoint
3 51 (3.26%) Apache Spark
4 40 (2.56%) Apache
5 28 (1.79%) IIS
6 24 (1.53%) Smallworld
7 13 (0.83%) CMS
8 12 (0.77%) ArcGIS
8 12 (0.77%) Elasticsearch
8 12 (0.77%) Skype for Business
9 11 (0.70%) Exchange Server 2010
9 11 (0.70%) Exchange Server 2013
9 11 (0.70%) MS Exchange
9 11 (0.70%) SharePoint 2013
10 10 (0.64%) Documentum
10 10 (0.64%) FileNet
11 9 (0.58%) BizTalk Server
11 9 (0.58%) Oracle SOA Suite
12 5 (0.32%) Tomcat
13 4 (0.26%) Confluence
Applications
1 244 (15.59%) Microsoft Excel
2 105 (6.71%) Microsoft Office
3 45 (2.88%) MS Visio
4 38 (2.43%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 17 (1.09%) Spreadsheet
6 15 (0.96%) SPSS
7 8 (0.51%) AutoCAD
8 7 (0.45%) Microsoft Project
9 4 (0.26%) GNU Octave
10 1 (0.064%) EViews
10 1 (0.064%) Mingle
10 1 (0.064%) Weka
Business Applications
1 18 (1.15%) Dynamics CRM
1 18 (1.15%) SAP S/4HANA
2 14 (0.89%) Markit EDM
3 12 (0.77%) SAP ERP
4 11 (0.70%) Raiser's Edge
5 6 (0.38%) Adobe Campaign
5 6 (0.38%) SAP MDG
5 6 (0.38%) Unica
6 5 (0.32%) SAP MM
7 4 (0.26%) Hyperion Planning
7 4 (0.26%) Salesforce.com CRM
8 3 (0.19%) Oracle EBS
9 2 (0.13%) Dynamics AX
9 2 (0.13%) Dynamics NAV
9 2 (0.13%) FastStats
9 2 (0.13%) Oracle ERP
9 2 (0.13%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
9 2 (0.13%) Oracle Retail
9 2 (0.13%) Temenos T24
10 1 (0.064%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 99 (6.33%) Microsoft Azure
2 82 (5.24%) Amazon AWS
3 28 (1.79%) SaaS
4 21 (1.34%) Azure Active Directory
5 13 (0.83%) Office 365
6 12 (0.77%) Adobe Analytics
6 12 (0.77%) Cloud Computing
7 10 (0.64%) Google Cloud Platform
8 8 (0.51%) Cortana Intelligence Suite
9 7 (0.45%) Force.com
10 6 (0.38%) Dynamics 365
10 6 (0.38%) PaaS
11 5 (0.32%) Azure Data Factory
11 5 (0.32%) IaaS
12 4 (0.26%) Amazon EMR
12 4 (0.26%) Amazon S3
12 4 (0.26%) GitHub
12 4 (0.26%) Google Analytics
12 4 (0.26%) Salesforce Service Cloud
13 3 (0.19%) AWS Lambda
Communications & Networking
1 15 (0.96%) Internet
2 7 (0.45%) SMS
3 6 (0.38%) WAN
4 4 (0.26%) Firewall
5 3 (0.19%) FTP
5 3 (0.19%) Reverse Proxy
6 2 (0.13%) HTTP
6 2 (0.13%) Intranet
6 2 (0.13%) Skype
7 1 (0.064%) LAN
7 1 (0.064%) Unified Communications
7 1 (0.064%) WebEx
7 1 (0.064%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 479 (30.61%) Data Warehouse
2 417 (26.65%) SQL Server
3 247 (15.78%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 242 (15.46%) Big Data
5 198 (12.65%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 163 (10.42%) Power BI
7 156 (9.97%) Relational Database
8 125 (7.99%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 98 (6.26%) Hadoop
10 94 (6.01%) BusinessObjects
11 65 (4.15%) QlikView
12 64 (4.09%) SQL Server 2008
13 62 (3.96%) RDBMS
14 48 (3.07%) SAP Data Services
15 45 (2.88%) SQL Server 2012
16 44 (2.81%) Oracle Database
17 41 (2.62%) OLAP
18 36 (2.30%) Base SAS
19 35 (2.24%) PostgreSQL
20 34 (2.17%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 35 (2.24%) Visual Studio
2 28 (1.79%) JIRA
3 27 (1.73%) ERwin
4 23 (1.47%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 20 (1.28%) Jenkins
6 19 (1.21%) LSMW
7 15 (0.96%) Selenium
8 14 (0.89%) Git (software)
8 14 (0.89%) PowerDesigner
9 12 (0.77%) Team Foundation Server
10 10 (0.64%) ER Studio
11 9 (0.58%) Subversion
12 8 (0.51%) Toad
13 6 (0.38%) Buildbot
13 6 (0.38%) Octopus Deploy
13 6 (0.38%) Travis CI
14 5 (0.32%) Cucumber
14 5 (0.32%) Eclipse
14 5 (0.32%) YouTrack
15 4 (0.26%) Hudson
General
1 507 (32.40%) Finance
2 149 (9.52%) Banking
3 99 (6.33%) Marketing
4 89 (5.69%) Retail
5 35 (2.24%) Advertising
6 34 (2.17%) Legal
7 25 (1.60%) Telecoms
8 20 (1.28%) Financial Institution
9 16 (1.02%) Pharmaceutical
10 15 (0.96%) Games
11 14 (0.89%) Back Office
11 14 (0.89%) Law
12 13 (0.83%) Investment Banking
13 12 (0.77%) Front Office
13 12 (0.77%) Local Government
14 11 (0.70%) Billing
14 11 (0.70%) Publishing
15 8 (0.51%) Automotive
15 8 (0.51%) Manufacturing
16 7 (0.45%) General Ledger
Job Titles
1 481 (30.73%) Analyst
2 247 (15.78%) Data Analyst
3 217 (13.87%) Developer
4 161 (10.29%) Architect
5 131 (8.37%) Data Manager
6 113 (7.22%) Data Architect
7 111 (7.09%) Consultant
8 84 (5.37%) Business Intelligence Developer
9 74 (4.73%) Senior Analyst
10 70 (4.47%) Business Intelligence Analyst
10 70 (4.47%) Data Consultant
11 52 (3.32%) Data Engineer
11 52 (3.32%) ETL Developer
12 49 (3.13%) SQL Analyst
13 45 (2.88%) Data Quality Analyst
14 44 (2.81%) Quality Analyst
14 44 (2.81%) SQL Developer
15 42 (2.68%) Business Analyst
16 40 (2.56%) SSIS Developer
17 39 (2.49%) Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 120 (7.67%) XML
2 102 (6.52%) .NET
3 100 (6.39%) Web Services
4 76 (4.86%) HTML
5 34 (2.17%) Kafka
6 28 (1.79%) CSS
7 26 (1.66%) JSP
7 26 (1.66%) SOAP
8 21 (1.34%) REST
9 20 (1.28%) .NET Framework
10 17 (1.09%) JSON
10 17 (1.09%) Oracle GoldenGate
11 16 (1.02%) Natural Language Processing
12 15 (0.96%) D3.js
12 15 (0.96%) OAuth
12 15 (0.96%) SAML
13 13 (0.83%) ASP.NET
14 11 (0.70%) MDX
15 10 (0.64%) Leaflet
15 10 (0.64%) TensorFlow
Miscellaneous
1 409 (26.13%) Analytical Skills
2 193 (12.33%) Management Information System
3 76 (4.86%) Computer Science
4 69 (4.41%) Data Structures
5 53 (3.39%) Reference Data
6 44 (2.81%) Credit Risk
7 37 (2.36%) Self-Motivation
8 36 (2.30%) Fintech
9 35 (2.24%) Market Risk
9 35 (2.24%) NHS
10 23 (1.47%) Driving Licence
10 23 (1.47%) Greenfield Project
10 23 (1.47%) Taxonomies
11 22 (1.41%) User Experience
12 21 (1.34%) CESG
13 17 (1.09%) Reinsurance
14 16 (1.02%) Enterprise Software
15 14 (0.89%) Algorithms
16 11 (0.70%) Life Science
17 8 (0.51%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 86 (5.50%) Windows
2 83 (5.30%) Unix
3 50 (3.19%) Linux
4 33 (2.11%) AIX
4 33 (2.11%) HPUX
4 33 (2.11%) Solaris
5 24 (1.53%) Windows Server
6 7 (0.45%) Windows Server 2008
7 2 (0.13%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 2 (0.13%) Windows 7
8 1 (0.064%) Android
8 1 (0.064%) Apple iOS
8 1 (0.064%) Debian
8 1 (0.064%) Windows Server 2003
8 1 (0.064%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 517 (33.04%) Business Intelligence
2 460 (29.39%) Data Management
3 445 (28.43%) Analytics
4 418 (26.71%) ETL
5 365 (23.32%) Data Governance
6 342 (21.85%) Agile Software Development
7 299 (19.11%) Data Modelling
8 239 (15.27%) Data Analysis
9 212 (13.55%) Data Integration
10 204 (13.04%) Problem-Solving
11 200 (12.78%) Data Architecture
12 196 (12.52%) Project Management
13 194 (12.40%) Migration
14 180 (11.50%) Visualisation
15 166 (10.61%) Stakeholder Management
16 158 (10.10%) Data Migration
17 155 (9.90%) Data Analytics
18 149 (9.52%) Master Data Management
19 140 (8.95%) Quality Management
20 122 (7.80%) Data Cleansing
Programming Languages
1 695 (44.41%) SQL
2 141 (9.01%) T-SQL
3 129 (8.24%) Python
4 118 (7.54%) Java
5 96 (6.13%) C#
6 85 (5.43%) R
7 65 (4.15%) PL/SQL
8 54 (3.45%) VBA
9 45 (2.88%) JavaScript
10 39 (2.49%) Scala
11 27 (1.73%) PowerShell
12 26 (1.66%) VB
13 17 (1.09%) C
14 15 (0.96%) Shell Script
15 14 (0.89%) PHP
16 13 (0.83%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
17 12 (0.77%) Apex Code
17 12 (0.77%) Bash Shell
17 12 (0.77%) MATLAB
18 10 (0.64%) ABAP
Qualifications
1 195 (12.46%) Degree
2 79 (5.05%) Security Cleared
3 34 (2.17%) SC Cleared
4 32 (2.04%) Computer Science Degree
5 31 (1.98%) ITIL Certification
6 26 (1.66%) Microsoft Certification
7 21 (1.34%) MCITP
7 21 (1.34%) MCSE
8 19 (1.21%) ISEB
9 10 (0.64%) Master's Degree
10 8 (0.51%) Postgraduate
11 7 (0.45%) PRINCE2 Certification
11 7 (0.45%) TOGAF Certification
12 6 (0.38%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
13 5 (0.32%) ACCA
13 5 (0.32%) DV Cleared
13 5 (0.32%) PhD
13 5 (0.32%) PMI Certification
14 4 (0.26%) Oracle Certification
14 4 (0.26%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 86 (5.50%) GDPR
2 85 (5.43%) QA
3 29 (1.85%) Solvency II
4 24 (1.53%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 22 (1.41%) SLA
6 11 (0.70%) PMO
7 9 (0.58%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 7 (0.45%) ISO 9001
9 6 (0.38%) Dodd-Frank
9 6 (0.38%) IFRS
10 5 (0.32%) GxP
11 3 (0.19%) Government Security Classifications
12 2 (0.13%) Actionable Recommendations
12 2 (0.13%) EMIR
12 2 (0.13%) MiFID
12 2 (0.13%) PCI DSS
12 2 (0.13%) PSD2
13 1 (0.064%) COBIT
13 1 (0.064%) GCP
13 1 (0.064%) ISO 14001
System Software
1 34 (2.17%) Active Directory
2 14 (0.89%) Apache Flume
2 14 (0.89%) HDFS
3 9 (0.58%) Docker
4 5 (0.32%) Virtual Machines
5 4 (0.26%) VMware Infrastructure
6 2 (0.13%) Oracle RAC
7 1 (0.064%) Virtual Servers
7 1 (0.064%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 15 (0.96%) Kibana
2 10 (0.64%) Puppet
3 9 (0.58%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 4 (0.26%) Hadoop YARN
4 4 (0.26%) HP Quality Center
4 4 (0.26%) Terraform
5 3 (0.19%) Kubernetes
5 3 (0.19%) Oozie
5 3 (0.19%) Opscode Chef
6 2 (0.13%) Ambari
6 2 (0.13%) BMC PATROL
6 2 (0.13%) Control-M
6 2 (0.13%) Data Guard
6 2 (0.13%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
6 2 (0.13%) Oracle RMAN
6 2 (0.13%) SQL Sentry
7 1 (0.064%) LiteSpeed
7 1 (0.064%) Nagios
7 1 (0.064%) SCCM
7 1 (0.064%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 321 (20.51%) Microsoft
2 284 (18.15%) Oracle
3 158 (10.10%) Tableau
4 108 (6.90%) Informatica
5 102 (6.52%) SAP
6 96 (6.13%) IBM
7 58 (3.71%) Salesforce.com
8 50 (3.19%) Talend
9 38 (2.43%) Trillium
10 28 (1.79%) Teradata
11 27 (1.73%) Alteryx
12 22 (1.41%) Google
13 20 (1.28%) Adobe
14 19 (1.21%) Cognos
15 18 (1.15%) MicroStrategy
15 18 (1.15%) Remedy
16 16 (1.02%) Cognizant
17 14 (0.89%) Vermilion
18 13 (0.83%) Casewise
19 11 (0.70%) ESRI