Period
to 21 January 2022

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 January 2022 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Data Quality
UK
6 months to
21 Jan 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 250 331 305
Rank change year-on-year +81 -26 +27
Permanent jobs citing Data Quality 1,826 564 1,399
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 1.42% 0.89% 1.11%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 9.13% 7.00% 8.35%
Number of salaries quoted 1,256 394 1,095
10th Percentile £35,750 £32,567 £31,500
25th Percentile £46,250 £42,500 £37,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
Median % change year-on-year +9.09% - -
75th Percentile £78,750 £68,750 £80,000
90th Percentile £95,000 £81,250 £109,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £51,500 £46,250 £45,000
% change year-on-year +11.35% +2.78% -13.10%

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 20,000 8,055 16,761
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 15.56% 12.75% 13.27%
Number of salaries quoted 12,386 6,023 12,959
10th Percentile £31,000 £31,250 £28,750
25th Percentile £40,750 £41,250 £36,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £55,000 £52,500 £52,500
Median % change year-on-year +4.76% - +5.00%
75th Percentile £72,500 £69,250 £68,750
90th Percentile £90,000 £83,750 £83,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year - +5.56% -

Data Quality
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing Data Quality as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for Data Quality in the UK

Data Quality
Salary Trend

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Data Quality.

Salary trend for Data Quality in the UK

Data Quality
Salary Histogram

Salary distribution for jobs citing Data Quality over the 6 months to 21 January 2022.

Salary histogram for Data Quality in the UK

Data Quality
Top 16 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 January 2022. 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
Jobs
England +107 1,657 £60,050 +8.20% 230
London +70 930 £67,500 +8.00% 108
UK excluding London +60 753 £51,500 +11.35% 131
Work from Home -33 276 £62,500 +15.74% 27
South East +17 190 £58,750 +30.56% 38
North of England -35 190 £50,000 +5.26% 32
Midlands -5 140 £50,000 +29.87% 23
West Midlands +9 112 £51,500 +27.95% 18
East of England -21 110 £65,000 +73.33% 13
Yorkshire +5 108 £53,500 +30.49% 13
North West -55 72 £50,000 - 15
South West -2 64 £45,000 -32.08% 14
Scotland -60 49 £50,500 +4.12% 7
East Midlands -44 28 £46,000 +27.78% 4
Wales -40 12 £40,000 -5.88% 3
North East -33 10 £42,777 -5.31% 4

For the 6 months to 21 January 2022, 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.

1 970 (53.12%) SQL
2 741 (40.58%) Analytics
3 715 (39.16%) Business Intelligence
4 678 (37.13%) Data Management
5 664 (36.36%) Data Modelling
6 538 (29.46%) Data Warehouse
6 538 (29.46%) ETL
7 530 (29.03%) Data Governance
8 512 (28.04%) Social Skills
9 484 (26.51%) Finance
10 441 (24.15%) Power Platform
11 439 (24.04%) Power BI
12 437 (23.93%) Agile Software Development
13 432 (23.66%) Python
14 413 (22.62%) Azure
15 401 (21.96%) Degree
16 400 (21.91%) Analytical Skills
17 375 (20.54%) Visualisation
18 340 (18.62%) Microsoft
19 323 (17.69%) Data Analysis
20 313 (17.14%) Data Architecture
21 307 (16.81%) Migration
22 301 (16.48%) Data Science
23 279 (15.28%) Problem-Solving
24 252 (13.80%) SQL Server
25 250 (13.69%) Data Analytics
25 250 (13.69%) Data Strategy
26 249 (13.64%) Data Integration
27 244 (13.36%) Data Engineering
28 237 (12.98%) 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
1 117 (6.41%) Apache Spark
2 84 (4.60%) SAS
3 35 (1.92%) Apache Airflow
4 31 (1.70%) Confluence
5 22 (1.20%) SharePoint
6 19 (1.04%) Apache
7 11 (0.60%) Luigi
8 10 (0.55%) Elasticsearch
9 9 (0.49%) OpenStack
10 7 (0.38%) Camunda
10 7 (0.38%) Oracle SOA Suite
11 6 (0.33%) Jupyter
12 5 (0.27%) Apache Pig
13 4 (0.22%) Appian
13 4 (0.22%) MS Exchange
14 3 (0.16%) Oracle HTTP Server
14 3 (0.16%) Tomcat
14 3 (0.16%) WebLogic
15 2 (0.11%) ArcGIS
15 2 (0.11%) CMS
Applications
1 220 (12.05%) Microsoft Excel
2 50 (2.74%) Microsoft Office
3 24 (1.31%) MS Visio
4 20 (1.10%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 20 (1.10%) Spreadsheet
5 9 (0.49%) SPSS
6 6 (0.33%) S-PLUS
7 3 (0.16%) Microsoft Project
8 2 (0.11%) Stata
Business Applications
1 26 (1.42%) Dynamics CRM
2 16 (0.88%) NetSuite
3 13 (0.71%) SAP MDG
4 11 (0.60%) ReMetrica
4 11 (0.60%) SAP S/4HANA
5 9 (0.49%) Oracle ERP
6 7 (0.38%) SAP R/3
7 6 (0.33%) Hyperion Planning
7 6 (0.33%) Oracle BRM
8 5 (0.27%) HiPortfolio
8 5 (0.27%) Salesforce.com CRM
9 4 (0.22%) Dynamics AX
9 4 (0.22%) JDE OneWorld
9 4 (0.22%) Oracle Clinical
9 4 (0.22%) SAP ERP
10 3 (0.16%) Eloqua
10 3 (0.16%) Markit EDM
10 3 (0.16%) Maximo
10 3 (0.16%) Oracle Applications
10 3 (0.16%) thinkFolio
Cloud Services
1 441 (24.15%) Power Platform
2 413 (22.62%) Azure
3 226 (12.38%) AWS
4 150 (8.21%) GCP
5 134 (7.34%) Azure Data Factory
6 126 (6.90%) Snowflake
7 64 (3.50%) GitHub
8 56 (3.07%) Azure Synapse Analytics
9 49 (2.68%) Collibra
10 48 (2.63%) SaaS
11 44 (2.41%) Amazon S3
12 35 (1.92%) PaaS
12 35 (1.92%) Serverless
13 29 (1.59%) IaaS
14 25 (1.37%) Dynamics 365
15 23 (1.26%) Microsoft 365
16 21 (1.15%) Cloud Computing
17 20 (1.10%) Amazon ECS
17 20 (1.10%) PowerApps
18 19 (1.04%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 13 (0.71%) DKIM
2 11 (0.60%) Broadband
3 10 (0.55%) Intranet
3 10 (0.55%) SSH
4 7 (0.38%) Internet
5 6 (0.33%) DHCP
5 6 (0.33%) DNS
6 5 (0.27%) HTTPS
6 5 (0.27%) IPv4
6 5 (0.27%) IPv6
6 5 (0.27%) SMTP
6 5 (0.27%) SNMP
6 5 (0.27%) TCP/IP
7 3 (0.16%) HTTP
8 2 (0.11%) VPN
9 1 (0.055%) DMZ
9 1 (0.055%) Remote Desktop
9 1 (0.055%) SAN
9 1 (0.055%) SSL
9 1 (0.055%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 538 (29.46%) Data Warehouse
2 439 (24.04%) Power BI
3 252 (13.80%) SQL Server
4 237 (12.98%) Tableau
5 230 (12.60%) Metadata
6 218 (11.94%) Big Data
7 200 (10.95%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 181 (9.91%) Relational Database
9 150 (8.21%) Data Lake
10 128 (7.01%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 117 (6.41%) NoSQL
12 111 (6.08%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 110 (6.02%) Hadoop
14 93 (5.09%) Azure SQL Database
15 63 (3.45%) Spotfire
16 61 (3.34%) MySQL
17 60 (3.29%) Amazon Redshift
18 56 (3.07%) Data Mining
19 47 (2.57%) BigQuery
20 40 (2.19%) Apache Hive
Development Applications
1 79 (4.33%) JIRA
2 43 (2.35%) Git (software)
3 28 (1.53%) ERwin
4 21 (1.15%) Jenkins
5 19 (1.04%) ER Studio
6 14 (0.77%) SonarQube
7 13 (0.71%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
8 12 (0.66%) PowerDesigner
8 12 (0.66%) Visual Studio
9 11 (0.60%) Oracle Forms
10 8 (0.44%) LSMW
11 7 (0.38%) PowerBuilder
12 6 (0.33%) git-flow
12 6 (0.33%) Oracle APEX
12 6 (0.33%) RStudio
13 5 (0.27%) Subversion
14 4 (0.22%) Atlassian Bamboo
14 4 (0.22%) Gerrit
14 4 (0.22%) Gradle
14 4 (0.22%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 512 (28.04%) Social Skills
2 484 (26.51%) Finance
3 400 (21.91%) Analytical Skills
4 129 (7.06%) Marketing
5 121 (6.63%) Banking
6 76 (4.16%) Pharmaceutical
6 76 (4.16%) Retail
7 70 (3.83%) Law
8 62 (3.40%) Legal
9 58 (3.18%) Inclusion and Diversity
10 57 (3.12%) Games
11 46 (2.52%) Influencing Skills
12 44 (2.41%) Advertising
13 37 (2.03%) Organisational Skills
14 34 (1.86%) Public Sector
15 28 (1.53%) Presentation Skills
16 23 (1.26%) Manufacturing
17 21 (1.15%) Social Housing
18 19 (1.04%) Local Government
19 14 (0.77%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 368 (20.15%) Analyst
2 280 (15.33%) Data Engineer
3 246 (13.47%) Data Analyst
4 203 (11.12%) Architect
5 158 (8.65%) Data Architect
5 158 (8.65%) Developer
6 156 (8.54%) Data Manager
7 143 (7.83%) Consultant
8 70 (3.83%) Business Intelligence Analyst
8 70 (3.83%) Data Consultant
9 44 (2.41%) Administrator
10 41 (2.25%) Business Intelligence Developer
11 39 (2.14%) Enterprise Architect
11 39 (2.14%) Senior Analyst
12 38 (2.08%) SQL Analyst
13 37 (2.03%) Enterprise Data Architect
14 36 (1.97%) SQL Developer
15 34 (1.86%) Data Quality Analyst
16 33 (1.81%) Business Analyst
16 33 (1.81%) Senior Data Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 71 (3.89%) Kafka
2 52 (2.85%) XML
3 46 (2.52%) JSON
4 44 (2.41%) .NET
4 44 (2.41%) Web Services
5 40 (2.19%) REST
6 22 (1.20%) Apache Beam
7 20 (1.10%) HTML
7 20 (1.10%) RESTful
8 16 (0.88%) EDI
8 16 (0.88%) Middleware
8 16 (0.88%) PySpark
9 15 (0.82%) CSS
9 15 (0.82%) Node.js
9 15 (0.82%) React
10 14 (0.77%) Apache NiFi
10 14 (0.77%) Elastic Stack
11 13 (0.71%) Pandas
12 12 (0.66%) AngularJS
12 12 (0.66%) GraphQL
Miscellaneous
1 173 (9.47%) Management Information System
2 91 (4.98%) Life Science
3 63 (3.45%) Data Structures
4 58 (3.18%) Reference Data
5 51 (2.79%) Virtual Team
6 47 (2.57%) User Experience
7 44 (2.41%) Self-Motivation
8 37 (2.03%) Enterprise Software
9 36 (1.97%) Reinsurance
10 30 (1.64%) Algorithms
10 30 (1.64%) Taxonomies
11 28 (1.53%) Housing Association
12 19 (1.04%) Replication
13 18 (0.99%) Biotechnology
14 17 (0.93%) Data Protection Act
15 14 (0.77%) NHS
16 13 (0.71%) Social Media
17 11 (0.60%) Credit Risk
18 8 (0.44%) Data Centre
18 8 (0.44%) Hedge funds
Operating Systems
1 27 (1.48%) Linux
2 21 (1.15%) Unix
3 13 (0.71%) Windows
4 2 (0.11%) Android
4 2 (0.11%) Apple iOS
5 1 (0.055%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (0.055%) Windows 10
5 1 (0.055%) Windows Mobile
5 1 (0.055%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 741 (40.58%) Analytics
2 715 (39.16%) Business Intelligence
3 678 (37.13%) Data Management
4 664 (36.36%) Data Modelling
5 538 (29.46%) ETL
6 530 (29.03%) Data Governance
7 437 (23.93%) Agile Software Development
8 375 (20.54%) Visualisation
9 323 (17.69%) Data Analysis
10 313 (17.14%) Data Architecture
11 307 (16.81%) Migration
12 301 (16.48%) Data Science
13 279 (15.28%) Problem-Solving
14 250 (13.69%) Data Analytics
14 250 (13.69%) Data Strategy
15 249 (13.64%) Data Integration
16 244 (13.36%) Data Engineering
17 223 (12.21%) Data Pipeline
18 216 (11.83%) Master Data Management
19 215 (11.77%) Data Visualisation
Programming Languages
1 970 (53.12%) SQL
2 432 (23.66%) Python
3 131 (7.17%) Java
4 129 (7.06%) R
5 123 (6.74%) T-SQL
6 97 (5.31%) C#
7 55 (3.01%) JavaScript
8 51 (2.79%) PowerShell
9 33 (1.81%) Scala
10 26 (1.42%) PL/SQL
11 24 (1.31%) Bash
12 23 (1.26%) Perl
13 22 (1.20%) C++
14 21 (1.15%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
15 20 (1.10%) C
16 19 (1.04%) VBA
17 10 (0.55%) TypeScript
18 8 (0.44%) Apex Code
18 8 (0.44%) VB.NET
19 7 (0.38%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 401 (21.96%) Degree
2 48 (2.63%) Security Cleared
3 45 (2.46%) SC Cleared
4 36 (1.97%) Computer Science Degree
5 17 (0.93%) PhD
5 17 (0.93%) PMP
6 13 (0.71%) Numerate Degree
7 11 (0.60%) BPSS Clearance
7 11 (0.60%) Microsoft Certification
8 10 (0.55%) Master's Degree
9 5 (0.27%) ACCA
9 5 (0.27%) CIMA
9 5 (0.27%) CIPD
9 5 (0.27%) PMI Certification
10 4 (0.22%) ISEB
10 4 (0.22%) ITIL Certification
11 3 (0.16%) MBA
11 3 (0.16%) MCSA
11 3 (0.16%) Oracle Certification
11 3 (0.16%) TOGAF Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 155 (8.49%) QA
2 117 (6.41%) GDPR
3 20 (1.10%) Solvency II
4 14 (0.77%) Accessibility
5 13 (0.71%) PMO
6 9 (0.49%) Actionable Recommendations
7 6 (0.33%) CDISC
7 6 (0.33%) Good Clinical Practice
8 3 (0.16%) COBIT
8 3 (0.16%) GxP
8 3 (0.16%) ISO 9001
8 3 (0.16%) SLA
9 2 (0.11%) DICOM
9 2 (0.11%) GMP
9 2 (0.11%) GRC
9 2 (0.11%) HL7
9 2 (0.11%) ISO/IEC 27001
9 2 (0.11%) LOINC
9 2 (0.11%) SNOMED CT
10 1 (0.055%) Cyber Essentials
System Software
1 62 (3.40%) Docker
2 14 (0.77%) Active Directory
3 5 (0.27%) Apache ZooKeeper
4 2 (0.11%) Apache Flume
4 2 (0.11%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 62 (3.40%) Kubernetes
2 21 (1.15%) Terraform
3 10 (0.55%) Single Sign-On
4 9 (0.49%) Oracle EDQ
5 7 (0.38%) Kubeflow
6 6 (0.33%) Puppet
7 4 (0.22%) Ansible
8 3 (0.16%) Consul
9 2 (0.11%) Istio
10 1 (0.055%) Failover Clustering
10 1 (0.055%) Hadoop YARN
10 1 (0.055%) Kibana
10 1 (0.055%) Microsoft Intune
10 1 (0.055%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 340 (18.62%) Microsoft
2 192 (10.51%) Oracle
3 170 (9.31%) Informatica
4 148 (8.11%) Salesforce.com
5 133 (7.28%) SAP
6 127 (6.96%) Google
7 91 (4.98%) Databricks
8 54 (2.96%) Talend
9 42 (2.30%) IBM
10 41 (2.25%) MuleSoft
11 37 (2.03%) Alteryx
12 27 (1.48%) Splunk
13 16 (0.88%) Salesforce Marketing Cloud
13 16 (0.88%) StreamSets
14 15 (0.82%) Jitterbit
14 15 (0.82%) Murex
15 14 (0.77%) Adobe
15 14 (0.77%) Workday
16 13 (0.71%) Cloudera
17 12 (0.66%) DocuSign