Period
to 20 January 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 20 January 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Data Quality
UK
6 months to
20 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 319 351 419
Rank change year-on-year +32 +68 -114
Permanent jobs citing Data Quality 1,522 1,529 1,305
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 1.02% 0.88% 0.74%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 7.40% 7.04% 5.85%
Number of salaries quoted 1,210 1,182 1,016
UK median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% -
10th Percentile £30,500 £30,000 £31,000
90th Percentile £90,000 £85,000 £85,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +11.11% - -

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 20,581 21,709 22,294
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 13.76% 12.54% 12.59%
Number of salaries quoted 15,134 16,750 17,655
UK median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.26% -
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,500 £26,750
90th Percentile £80,000 £80,000 £77,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £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 20 January 2019.

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 20 January 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 +28 1,431 £55,000 +4.76% 220
London +27 800 £60,000 - 108
UK excluding London +67 682 £50,000 +11.11% 131
South East +43 223 £53,000 +6.00% 36
North of England -2 136 £42,500 - 34
Midlands +25 111 £47,500 +5.56% 19
East of England +85 107 £65,000 +85.71% 7
West Midlands +29 80 £47,500 - 13
Yorkshire +45 77 £42,500 +3.03% 15
Scotland +28 56 £50,000 - 15
North West -17 51 £55,000 +28.65% 18
South West +9 45 £45,000 -10.00% 16
East Midlands +29 31 £42,500 +1.80% 6
Wales +1 10 £43,750 +25.00% 3
North East +3 8 £33,000 -10.81% 1

For the 6 months to 20 January 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.

1 755 (49.61%) SQL
2 586 (38.50%) Business Intelligence
3 490 (32.19%) Data Warehouse
4 462 (30.35%) Analytics
5 442 (29.04%) ETL
6 437 (28.71%) Finance
7 425 (27.92%) Data Management
8 411 (27.00%) Analytical Skills
9 368 (24.18%) Data Modelling
10 364 (23.92%) SQL Server
11 339 (22.27%) Agile Software Development
12 330 (21.68%) Microsoft
13 317 (20.83%) Data Governance
14 289 (18.99%) Problem-Solving
15 282 (18.53%) Data Analysis
16 265 (17.41%) Oracle
17 253 (16.62%) Visualisation
18 249 (16.36%) Tableau
19 243 (15.97%) Big Data
20 242 (15.90%) Microsoft Excel
21 241 (15.83%) SQL Server Integration Services
22 218 (14.32%) Power BI
23 217 (14.26%) Python
24 215 (14.13%) Migration
25 208 (13.67%) Data Integration
26 204 (13.40%) Degree
27 198 (13.01%) Project Management
28 190 (12.48%) Master Data Management
29 176 (11.56%) SQL Server Reporting Services
30 169 (11.10%) Data Migration

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
1 142 (9.33%) SAS
2 104 (6.83%) Apache Spark
3 56 (3.68%) SharePoint
4 26 (1.71%) CMS
5 24 (1.58%) Apache
6 10 (0.66%) Apache Solr
6 10 (0.66%) MS Exchange
6 10 (0.66%) SharePoint 2013
6 10 (0.66%) Skype for Business
7 9 (0.59%) Confluence
7 9 (0.59%) Exchange Server 2010
7 9 (0.59%) Exchange Server 2013
7 9 (0.59%) IIS
7 9 (0.59%) SharePoint 2010
8 7 (0.46%) ArcGIS
8 7 (0.46%) Drupal
8 7 (0.46%) Moodle
8 7 (0.46%) Smallworld
8 7 (0.46%) WebLogic
9 6 (0.39%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 242 (15.90%) Microsoft Excel
2 57 (3.75%) Microsoft Office
3 56 (3.68%) MS Visio
4 34 (2.23%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 27 (1.77%) SPSS
6 12 (0.79%) Microsoft Project
7 8 (0.53%) Spreadsheet
8 4 (0.26%) AutoCAD
9 2 (0.13%) GNU Octave
Business Applications
1 25 (1.64%) Dynamics CRM
2 10 (0.66%) SAP MDG
3 9 (0.59%) Oracle Payables
3 9 (0.59%) Oracle Receivables
4 8 (0.53%) Dynamics AX
4 8 (0.53%) Movex
5 7 (0.46%) Hyperion Planning
5 7 (0.46%) SAP S/4HANA
5 7 (0.46%) WebTrends
6 6 (0.39%) Dynamics NAV
6 6 (0.39%) Raiser's Edge
7 5 (0.33%) HFM
7 5 (0.33%) Northgate Housing
7 5 (0.33%) Salesforce.com CRM
8 4 (0.26%) Actimize
8 4 (0.26%) Oracle EBS R12
8 4 (0.26%) SAP BPC
8 4 (0.26%) SystmOne
9 3 (0.20%) SAP ERP
10 2 (0.13%) Markit EDM
Cloud Services
1 134 (8.80%) Microsoft Azure
2 83 (5.45%) Amazon AWS
3 28 (1.84%) PaaS
4 18 (1.18%) SaaS
5 16 (1.05%) Cortana Intelligence Suite
5 16 (1.05%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
6 15 (0.99%) Dynamics 365
6 15 (0.99%) Google Cloud Platform
6 15 (0.99%) Office 365
7 14 (0.92%) Azure Data Factory
7 14 (0.92%) iPaaS
8 12 (0.79%) Cloud Computing
9 11 (0.72%) Data Lake Analytics
10 10 (0.66%) Amazon S3
11 8 (0.53%) IaaS
12 7 (0.46%) AdWords
12 7 (0.46%) Google Analytics
12 7 (0.46%) Google Tag Manager
12 7 (0.46%) Salesforce Service Cloud
13 6 (0.39%) Boomi
Communications & Networking
1 23 (1.51%) Firewall
2 6 (0.39%) Internet
3 3 (0.20%) HTTP
4 2 (0.13%) FTP
4 2 (0.13%) Reverse Proxy
4 2 (0.13%) WAN
5 1 (0.066%) GSM
5 1 (0.066%) Intranet
5 1 (0.066%) LAN
5 1 (0.066%) LTE
5 1 (0.066%) Radio Access Network
5 1 (0.066%) UMTS
5 1 (0.066%) WebEx
Database & Business Intelligence
1 490 (32.19%) Data Warehouse
2 364 (23.92%) SQL Server
3 243 (15.97%) Big Data
4 241 (15.83%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 218 (14.32%) Power BI
6 176 (11.56%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 164 (10.78%) QlikView
8 146 (9.59%) Relational Database
9 125 (8.21%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 122 (8.02%) Hadoop
11 81 (5.32%) NoSQL
12 80 (5.26%) BusinessObjects
13 74 (4.86%) Data Lake
14 60 (3.94%) PostgreSQL
15 54 (3.55%) Apache Hive
16 48 (3.15%) OLAP
17 45 (2.96%) RDBMS
18 42 (2.76%) Neo4j
19 41 (2.69%) MySQL
20 40 (2.63%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 75 (4.93%) JIRA
2 35 (2.30%) Visual Studio
3 34 (2.23%) Subversion
4 28 (1.84%) ERwin
4 28 (1.84%) Git (software)
5 24 (1.58%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
6 16 (1.05%) ER Studio
7 14 (0.92%) Team Foundation Server
8 10 (0.66%) Mercurial
9 9 (0.59%) Octopus Deploy
10 8 (0.53%) Oracle Forms
11 6 (0.39%) Jenkins
11 6 (0.39%) Maven
12 5 (0.33%) Visual Studio Team System
13 4 (0.26%) Hudson
13 4 (0.26%) Selenium
13 4 (0.26%) Vagrant
14 3 (0.20%) Cucumber
14 3 (0.20%) LSMW
14 3 (0.20%) WebDriver
General
1 437 (28.71%) Finance
2 136 (8.94%) Banking
3 101 (6.64%) Marketing
4 64 (4.20%) Retail
5 33 (2.17%) Investment Banking
6 29 (1.91%) Manufacturing
7 27 (1.77%) Advertising
8 24 (1.58%) Telecoms
9 18 (1.18%) French Language
9 18 (1.18%) Legal
10 17 (1.12%) Publishing
11 16 (1.05%) Games
11 16 (1.05%) Pharmaceutical
12 13 (0.85%) Front Office
13 11 (0.72%) Automotive
14 10 (0.66%) Billing
14 10 (0.66%) Corporate Banking
14 10 (0.66%) Electronics
15 8 (0.53%) German Language
15 8 (0.53%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 426 (27.99%) Analyst
2 260 (17.08%) Data Analyst
3 218 (14.32%) Developer
4 170 (11.17%) Architect
5 148 (9.72%) Data Architect
6 127 (8.34%) Consultant
6 127 (8.34%) Data Manager
7 78 (5.12%) Business Intelligence Developer
8 73 (4.80%) Data Engineer
9 69 (4.53%) Data Consultant
10 65 (4.27%) Business Analyst
11 60 (3.94%) Administrator
12 59 (3.88%) Data Quality Analyst
13 56 (3.68%) SQL Analyst
14 55 (3.61%) SQL Developer
15 54 (3.55%) Quality Analyst
16 51 (3.35%) Senior Analyst
17 49 (3.22%) SQL Data Analyst
18 45 (2.96%) ETL Developer
19 42 (2.76%) Data Scientist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 92 (6.04%) XML
2 79 (5.19%) .NET
3 65 (4.27%) JSON
4 52 (3.42%) Kafka
5 42 (2.76%) Web Services
6 32 (2.10%) HTML
7 29 (1.91%) REST
8 26 (1.71%) .NET Framework
9 22 (1.45%) Entity Framework
10 21 (1.38%) CSS
11 20 (1.31%) Natural Language Processing
12 14 (0.92%) Oracle GoldenGate
12 14 (0.92%) scikit-learn
13 13 (0.85%) ASP.NET
14 12 (0.79%) RESTful
15 11 (0.72%) Apache Beam
15 11 (0.72%) ASP.NET MVC
15 11 (0.72%) MDX
16 10 (0.66%) SciPy
16 10 (0.66%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 411 (27.00%) Analytical Skills
2 129 (8.48%) Management Information System
3 113 (7.42%) Data Structures
4 79 (5.19%) Reference Data
5 32 (2.10%) Fintech
5 32 (2.10%) User Experience
6 27 (1.77%) Replication
7 26 (1.71%) Self-Motivation
8 25 (1.64%) Life Science
9 24 (1.58%) Virtual Team
10 22 (1.45%) Greenfield Project
11 21 (1.38%) Credit Risk
12 19 (1.25%) Algorithms
12 19 (1.25%) Social Media
13 17 (1.12%) Market Risk
14 16 (1.05%) Driving Licence
15 14 (0.92%) Reinsurance
16 13 (0.85%) PMI
17 12 (0.79%) Cloud Native
17 12 (0.79%) Taxonomies
Operating Systems
1 77 (5.06%) Unix
2 71 (4.66%) Windows
3 55 (3.61%) Linux
4 24 (1.58%) Windows Server
5 12 (0.79%) Solaris
6 10 (0.66%) AIX
7 9 (0.59%) HPUX
8 6 (0.39%) Windows Server 2008
9 4 (0.26%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 4 (0.26%) Windows 10
9 4 (0.26%) Windows Server 2012
10 1 (0.066%) Android
10 1 (0.066%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 586 (38.50%) Business Intelligence
2 462 (30.35%) Analytics
3 442 (29.04%) ETL
4 425 (27.92%) Data Management
5 368 (24.18%) Data Modelling
6 339 (22.27%) Agile Software Development
7 317 (20.83%) Data Governance
8 289 (18.99%) Problem-Solving
9 282 (18.53%) Data Analysis
10 253 (16.62%) Visualisation
11 215 (14.13%) Migration
12 208 (13.67%) Data Integration
13 198 (13.01%) Project Management
14 190 (12.48%) Master Data Management
15 169 (11.10%) Data Migration
16 162 (10.64%) Data Analytics
17 161 (10.58%) Data Architecture
18 151 (9.92%) Stakeholder Management
19 147 (9.66%) Decision-Making
20 136 (8.94%) Data Visualisation
Programming Languages
1 755 (49.61%) SQL
2 217 (14.26%) Python
3 158 (10.38%) T-SQL
4 117 (7.69%) C#
5 113 (7.42%) R
6 103 (6.77%) Java
7 70 (4.60%) VBA
8 58 (3.81%) Scala
9 56 (3.68%) PL/SQL
10 38 (2.50%) C++
11 33 (2.17%) VB
12 26 (1.71%) JavaScript
13 21 (1.38%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
14 19 (1.25%) Shell Script
15 15 (0.99%) Bash Shell
16 13 (0.85%) PowerShell
17 11 (0.72%) HiveQL
18 10 (0.66%) Apex Code
18 10 (0.66%) Cypher
19 9 (0.59%) Perl
Qualifications
1 204 (13.40%) Degree
2 97 (6.37%) Security Cleared
3 67 (4.40%) SC Cleared
4 42 (2.76%) Microsoft Certification
5 28 (1.84%) MCSA
6 26 (1.71%) PMI Certification
7 23 (1.51%) Computer Science Degree
8 21 (1.38%) Cisco Certification
9 20 (1.31%) TOGAF Certification
10 16 (1.05%) ISEB
11 14 (0.92%) Master's Degree
11 14 (0.92%) PMP
12 11 (0.72%) PRINCE2 Certification
13 6 (0.39%) MCITP
13 6 (0.39%) Numerate Degree
14 5 (0.33%) AWS Certification
14 5 (0.33%) CFA
14 5 (0.33%) PhD
15 4 (0.26%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
15 4 (0.26%) MCDBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 96 (6.31%) QA
2 51 (3.35%) GDPR
3 30 (1.97%) Solvency II
4 19 (1.25%) IFRS
5 16 (1.05%) SLA
6 14 (0.92%) Dodd-Frank
7 9 (0.59%) COBIT
8 7 (0.46%) PMO
9 6 (0.39%) Sarbanes-Oxley
10 4 (0.26%) Basel III
11 3 (0.20%) CRD IV
11 3 (0.20%) IFRS 9
12 2 (0.13%) ISO/IEC 27001
12 2 (0.13%) MiFID
12 2 (0.13%) PCI DSS
13 1 (0.066%) ISO 20022
System Software
1 15 (0.99%) Active Directory
2 6 (0.39%) Apache Flume
2 6 (0.39%) Docker
2 6 (0.39%) HDFS
3 4 (0.26%) Varnish
4 2 (0.13%) Oracle RAC
5 1 (0.066%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 22 (1.45%) Oozie
2 12 (0.79%) Opscode Chef
2 12 (0.79%) Puppet
2 12 (0.79%) Terraform
3 10 (0.66%) Control-M
4 5 (0.33%) Kubernetes
5 4 (0.26%) Ansible
5 4 (0.26%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
6 2 (0.13%) BMC PATROL
6 2 (0.13%) Data Guard
6 2 (0.13%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
6 2 (0.13%) Hadoop YARN
6 2 (0.13%) Oracle RMAN
6 2 (0.13%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
7 1 (0.066%) HP Quality Center
7 1 (0.066%) Kibana
7 1 (0.066%) Mesos
Vendors
1 330 (21.68%) Microsoft
2 265 (17.41%) Oracle
3 249 (16.36%) Tableau
4 129 (8.48%) SAP
5 118 (7.75%) Informatica
6 99 (6.50%) Salesforce.com
7 81 (5.32%) Talend
8 58 (3.81%) IBM
9 38 (2.50%) Teradata
10 31 (2.04%) Google
10 31 (2.04%) Splunk
11 23 (1.51%) Cloudera
12 21 (1.38%) Cisco
13 19 (1.25%) Alteryx
13 19 (1.25%) Snow
14 18 (1.18%) Cognos
15 16 (1.05%) Databricks
15 16 (1.05%) Trillium
16 14 (0.92%) Casewise
16 14 (0.92%) JD Edwards