Period
to 26 February 2020

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 26 February 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Data Quality
UK
6 months to
26 Feb 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 300 320 349
Rank change year-on-year +20 +29 +58
Permanent jobs citing Data Quality 1,304 1,573 1,600
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 1.06% 1.04% 0.91%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 8.46% 7.45% 7.15%
Number of salaries quoted 1,006 1,246 1,221
UK median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +4.76% +5.00%
10th Percentile £32,017 £30,625 £30,000
90th Percentile £105,000 £90,000 £86,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £52,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year -14.29% +16.67% +1.12%

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 15,413 21,101 22,371
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 12.52% 13.94% 12.76%
Number of salaries quoted 11,895 15,456 17,483
UK median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% - +5.26%
10th Percentile £28,600 £27,500 £27,500
90th Percentile £83,750 £80,000 £80,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,000
% change year-on-year - +4.65% +1.18%

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 26 February 2020.

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 26 February 2020. 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 +25 1,242 £57,500 +4.55% 196
UK excluding London +47 647 £45,000 -14.29% 131
London 0 626 £67,500 +12.50% 79
South East +46 244 £55,000 - 32
East of England +62 115 £45,000 -30.77% 14
North of England +25 111 £40,000 -5.88% 43
Midlands +28 105 £40,750 -14.21% 22
Yorkshire +21 66 £39,184 -7.80% 16
West Midlands +13 62 £40,250 -15.71% 17
East Midlands +38 43 £42,500 - 5
South West +14 36 £52,500 - 6
North West +33 32 £50,000 -2.91% 23
Scotland -6 26 £37,500 -25.00% 11
North East +22 13 £40,177 +15.62% 4
Wales -9 5 £45,000 -
Channel Islands - 3 £60,000 - 1
Northern Ireland +10 2 - - 2

For the 6 months to 26 February 2020, 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.

1 602 (46.17%) SQL
2 497 (38.11%) Analytics
3 452 (34.66%) Business Intelligence
4 352 (26.99%) ETL
5 339 (26.00%) Data Warehouse
6 336 (25.77%) Data Modelling
7 325 (24.92%) Data Management
8 293 (22.47%) Agile Software Development
9 291 (22.32%) Finance
10 270 (20.71%) Data Governance
11 261 (20.02%) Analytical Skills
12 253 (19.40%) SQL Server
13 243 (18.63%) Microsoft
14 217 (16.64%) Data Integration
15 215 (16.49%) Master Data Management
16 212 (16.26%) Python
17 210 (16.10%) Migration
18 205 (15.72%) Data Analysis
19 200 (15.34%) Artificial Intelligence
20 192 (14.72%) Visualisation
21 185 (14.19%) Big Data
22 184 (14.11%) Data Architecture
23 179 (13.73%) Power BI
23 179 (13.73%) Power Platform
24 168 (12.88%) Data Migration
25 159 (12.19%) Project Management
26 157 (12.04%) Azure
27 156 (11.96%) Problem-Solving
28 154 (11.81%) AWS
28 154 (11.81%) SQL Server Integration Services

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 98 (7.52%) Smallworld
2 94 (7.21%) Apache Spark
3 65 (4.98%) SAS
4 28 (2.15%) Apache
5 27 (2.07%) SharePoint
6 18 (1.38%) Confluence
7 16 (1.23%) Elasticsearch
8 13 (1.00%) IIS
9 10 (0.77%) PowerExchange
10 8 (0.61%) Apache Airflow
10 8 (0.61%) Apache Pig
11 6 (0.46%) Oracle SOA Suite
12 5 (0.38%) BizTalk Server
12 5 (0.38%) MS Exchange
12 5 (0.38%) Oracle HTTP Server
12 5 (0.38%) WebLogic
13 4 (0.31%) Oracle Spatial
14 3 (0.23%) Apache Solr
15 2 (0.15%) WebSphere
15 2 (0.15%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 142 (10.89%) Microsoft Excel
2 39 (2.99%) Microsoft Office
3 15 (1.15%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 13 (1.00%) MS Visio
5 4 (0.31%) Microsoft Project
5 4 (0.31%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 33 (2.53%) Dynamics CRM
2 19 (1.46%) NetSuite
3 11 (0.84%) Oracle ERP
4 8 (0.61%) HFM
4 8 (0.61%) Hyperion Planning
4 8 (0.61%) SAP MDG
4 8 (0.61%) SAP S/4HANA
5 5 (0.38%) Oracle EBS
6 4 (0.31%) Cognos Business Intelligence
6 4 (0.31%) Hyperion Enterprise
6 4 (0.31%) Workday HCM
7 3 (0.23%) SAP MDM
7 3 (0.23%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
8 2 (0.15%) Dynamics AX
8 2 (0.15%) PeopleSoft HCM
8 2 (0.15%) Salesforce.com CRM
9 1 (0.077%) Actimize
9 1 (0.077%) FastStats
9 1 (0.077%) FastStats PeopleStage
9 1 (0.077%) MIS ActiveH
Cloud Services
1 179 (13.73%) Power Platform
2 157 (12.04%) Azure
3 154 (11.81%) AWS
4 36 (2.76%) SaaS
5 26 (1.99%) GCP
6 25 (1.92%) Dynamics 365
6 25 (1.92%) Office 365
7 22 (1.69%) PaaS
8 21 (1.61%) Serverless
9 17 (1.30%) Amazon S3
9 17 (1.30%) Azure Data Factory
10 15 (1.15%) Amazon EMR
11 14 (1.07%) Boomi
12 12 (0.92%) IaaS
13 11 (0.84%) AWS Lambda
13 11 (0.84%) Google Analytics
14 8 (0.61%) Amazon Kinesis
15 7 (0.54%) Azure Functions
15 7 (0.54%) GitHub
16 6 (0.46%) PowerApps
Communications & Networking
1 20 (1.53%) Firewall
2 13 (1.00%) SMTP
3 10 (0.77%) Internet
4 8 (0.61%) HTTP
5 7 (0.54%) Kerberos
5 7 (0.54%) VPN
6 5 (0.38%) DNS
6 5 (0.38%) Network Security
6 5 (0.38%) VoIP
7 3 (0.23%) HTTPS
7 3 (0.23%) SSL
8 2 (0.15%) Intranet
9 1 (0.077%) ATM
9 1 (0.077%) CHAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 339 (26.00%) Data Warehouse
2 253 (19.40%) SQL Server
3 185 (14.19%) Big Data
4 179 (13.73%) Power BI
5 154 (11.81%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 106 (8.13%) Relational Database
7 96 (7.36%) Hadoop
8 92 (7.06%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 90 (6.90%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 87 (6.67%) Data Lake
11 79 (6.06%) NoSQL
12 57 (4.37%) Apache Hive
13 55 (4.22%) QlikView
14 47 (3.60%) MongoDB
15 44 (3.37%) Snowflake Schema
16 41 (3.14%) BusinessObjects
16 41 (3.14%) GIS
17 38 (2.91%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
18 37 (2.84%) PostgreSQL
19 31 (2.38%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 53 (4.06%) JIRA
2 27 (2.07%) ERwin
3 22 (1.69%) Git (software)
4 15 (1.15%) Selenium
5 12 (0.92%) Team Foundation Server
5 12 (0.92%) Visual Studio
6 9 (0.69%) Jenkins
6 9 (0.69%) kappa
7 7 (0.54%) JMeter
7 7 (0.54%) Oracle Forms
7 7 (0.54%) PowerDesigner
8 6 (0.46%) Postman
9 5 (0.38%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
9 5 (0.38%) Visual Studio Team System
10 4 (0.31%) LSMW
10 4 (0.31%) Subversion
11 3 (0.23%) Bitbucket
12 2 (0.15%) Cucumber
12 2 (0.15%) Jasmine
12 2 (0.15%) SpecFlow
General
1 291 (22.32%) Finance
2 76 (5.83%) Banking
3 65 (4.98%) Front Office
4 55 (4.22%) Retail
5 54 (4.14%) Marketing
6 47 (3.60%) Back Office
7 28 (2.15%) Telecoms
8 24 (1.84%) Legal
9 20 (1.53%) Advertising
9 20 (1.53%) Games
10 15 (1.15%) Manufacturing
11 14 (1.07%) Publishing
12 12 (0.92%) Public Sector
13 10 (0.77%) Digital Economy
14 8 (0.61%) Retail Banking
15 7 (0.54%) General Ledger
15 7 (0.54%) Investment Banking
15 7 (0.54%) Law
16 6 (0.46%) Financial Institution
16 6 (0.46%) Private Banking
Job Titles
1 331 (25.38%) Analyst
2 216 (16.56%) Data Analyst
3 149 (11.43%) Architect
4 146 (11.20%) Data Manager
5 135 (10.35%) Developer
6 100 (7.67%) Data Architect
7 98 (7.52%) Fibre Planner
8 69 (5.29%) Data Engineer
9 68 (5.21%) Consultant
10 48 (3.68%) Data Consultant
11 47 (3.60%) Business Analyst
11 47 (3.60%) Quality Analyst
12 46 (3.53%) Business Intelligence Developer
13 44 (3.37%) Data Quality Analyst
14 42 (3.22%) Support Manager
15 36 (2.76%) Senior Analyst
16 33 (2.53%) Quality Manager
16 33 (2.53%) SQL Analyst
16 33 (2.53%) SQL Data Analyst
17 32 (2.45%) Data Scientist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 78 (5.98%) Web Services
2 38 (2.91%) XML
3 36 (2.76%) JSON
4 35 (2.68%) Kafka
5 31 (2.38%) REST
6 28 (2.15%) .NET
7 14 (1.07%) MDX
8 13 (1.00%) J2EE
9 11 (0.84%) NumPy
9 11 (0.84%) Pandas
10 9 (0.69%) HTML
10 9 (0.69%) LAPP Stack
10 9 (0.69%) Middleware
11 8 (0.61%) LDAP
11 8 (0.61%) OAuth
11 8 (0.61%) SAML
12 7 (0.54%) Elastic Stack
12 7 (0.54%) FIX Protocol
12 7 (0.54%) Flask
13 6 (0.46%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 261 (20.02%) Analytical Skills
2 149 (11.43%) Management Information System
3 104 (7.98%) Reference Data
4 98 (7.52%) Driving Licence
5 85 (6.52%) Data Structures
6 61 (4.68%) Fixed Income
7 58 (4.45%) Greenfield Project
8 57 (4.37%) Equities
9 56 (4.29%) Derivative
10 54 (4.14%) Hedge funds
11 39 (2.99%) Reinsurance
12 28 (2.15%) Self-Motivation
13 27 (2.07%) Virtual Team
14 20 (1.53%) Enterprise Software
14 20 (1.53%) Tandem
15 18 (1.38%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
16 14 (1.07%) Algorithms
16 14 (1.07%) Data Centre
17 12 (0.92%) NHS
17 12 (0.92%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 49 (3.76%) Linux
2 32 (2.45%) Unix
3 20 (1.53%) Windows
4 5 (0.38%) HPUX
4 5 (0.38%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 3 (0.23%) Solaris
6 2 (0.15%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 497 (38.11%) Analytics
2 452 (34.66%) Business Intelligence
3 352 (26.99%) ETL
4 336 (25.77%) Data Modelling
5 325 (24.92%) Data Management
6 293 (22.47%) Agile Software Development
7 270 (20.71%) Data Governance
8 217 (16.64%) Data Integration
9 215 (16.49%) Master Data Management
10 210 (16.10%) Migration
11 205 (15.72%) Data Analysis
12 200 (15.34%) Artificial Intelligence
13 192 (14.72%) Visualisation
14 184 (14.11%) Data Architecture
15 168 (12.88%) Data Migration
16 159 (12.19%) Project Management
17 156 (11.96%) Problem-Solving
18 138 (10.58%) Mentoring
19 129 (9.89%) Data Science
20 125 (9.59%) Data Analytics
Programming Languages
1 602 (46.17%) SQL
2 212 (16.26%) Python
3 81 (6.21%) T-SQL
4 75 (5.75%) Java
5 66 (5.06%) R
6 53 (4.06%) C#
7 39 (2.99%) Bash Shell
7 39 (2.99%) Scala
8 31 (2.38%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
9 29 (2.22%) PowerShell
10 28 (2.15%) VBA
11 22 (1.69%) PL/SQL
12 21 (1.61%) JavaScript
13 12 (0.92%) C
13 12 (0.92%) VB
14 11 (0.84%) MATLAB
15 10 (0.77%) Korn
15 10 (0.77%) Ruby
16 8 (0.61%) C++
16 8 (0.61%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 136 (10.43%) Degree
2 52 (3.99%) Security Cleared
3 39 (2.99%) SC Cleared
4 19 (1.46%) Computer Science Degree
5 16 (1.23%) ISTQB
6 13 (1.00%) Master's Degree
7 11 (0.84%) PhD
8 7 (0.54%) AWS Certification
9 6 (0.46%) Microsoft Certification
10 5 (0.38%) Numerate Degree
10 5 (0.38%) Postgraduate
11 4 (0.31%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
12 3 (0.23%) MCSA
12 3 (0.23%) PMI Certification
13 2 (0.15%) ISEB
13 2 (0.15%) PMP
13 2 (0.15%) PRINCE2 Certification
13 2 (0.15%) TOGAF Certification
14 1 (0.077%) MBA
14 1 (0.077%) SAP Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 127 (9.74%) QA
2 66 (5.06%) GDPR
3 29 (2.22%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 12 (0.92%) SLA
5 9 (0.69%) PMO
5 9 (0.69%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 6 (0.46%) IFRS
7 3 (0.23%) Solvency II
8 2 (0.15%) Basel III
8 2 (0.15%) COBIT
8 2 (0.15%) ISO 22301
9 1 (0.077%) CRD IV
9 1 (0.077%) IFRS 9
9 1 (0.077%) ISO 20022
9 1 (0.077%) ISO 9000
9 1 (0.077%) ITGC
9 1 (0.077%) MiFID
9 1 (0.077%) PSD2
System Software
1 23 (1.76%) HDFS
2 22 (1.69%) Docker
3 9 (0.69%) Active Directory
4 8 (0.61%) Apache ZooKeeper
5 5 (0.38%) Apache Flume
6 2 (0.15%) Virtual Machines
7 1 (0.077%) NDS
7 1 (0.077%) NetIQ eDirectory
Systems Management
1 19 (1.46%) Oozie
2 16 (1.23%) Opscode Chef
3 15 (1.15%) Kubernetes
4 13 (1.00%) Hadoop YARN
5 10 (0.77%) SCCM
6 8 (0.61%) Single Sign-On
7 7 (0.54%) Ambari
8 6 (0.46%) Puppet
8 6 (0.46%) Terraform
9 5 (0.38%) Avamar
9 5 (0.38%) HP Quality Center
10 3 (0.23%) Ansible
11 2 (0.15%) Oracle EDQ
12 1 (0.077%) Kibana
12 1 (0.077%) Marathon
12 1 (0.077%) Mesos
12 1 (0.077%) NetIQ Identity Manager
12 1 (0.077%) Oracle Identity Manager
12 1 (0.077%) Tivoli
12 1 (0.077%) Tivoli Identity Manager
Vendors
1 243 (18.63%) Microsoft
2 148 (11.35%) Oracle
3 131 (10.05%) Informatica
4 130 (9.97%) Tableau
5 67 (5.14%) SAP
6 53 (4.06%) Bloomberg
7 52 (3.99%) Salesforce.com
8 50 (3.83%) IBM
9 38 (2.91%) Teradata
10 34 (2.61%) Alteryx
10 34 (2.61%) Google
11 32 (2.45%) Cloudera
12 24 (1.84%) Hortonworks
13 22 (1.69%) Cognos
14 20 (1.53%) Databricks
14 20 (1.53%) Jitterbit
14 20 (1.53%) Talend
15 19 (1.46%) Automation Anywhere
15 19 (1.46%) Blue Prism
15 19 (1.46%) UiPath