Period
to 3 July 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 3 July 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Data Quality
UK
6 months to
3 Jul 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 339 334 357
Rank change year-on-year -5 +23 -1
Permanent jobs citing Data Quality 675 1,440 1,624
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.85% 0.98% 0.92%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 6.98% 7.13% 7.09%
Number of salaries quoted 513 1,141 1,231
Median annual salary £60,000 £55,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +9.09% +4.76% +10.53%
10th Percentile £36,250 £31,250 £31,250
90th Percentile £95,000 £90,000 £88,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £55,000 £50,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +10.00% +11.11% +7.14%

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 9,674 20,202 22,893
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 12.22% 13.78% 12.92%
Number of salaries quoted 7,360 14,792 17,540
Median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% - +5.26%
10th Percentile £30,000 £28,000 £28,000
90th Percentile £85,000 £83,750 £80,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - +8.43%

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 3 July 2020.

Salary histogram for Data Quality in the UK

Data Quality
Top 18 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 3 July 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 -8 632 £62,500 +11.61% 63
UK excluding London +4 346 £55,000 +10.00% 44
London -3 320 £65,000 - 21
South East +26 106 £67,500 +26.17% 15
Midlands +85 70 £55,000 +15.79% 13
North of England +40 60 £48,000 +12.94% 6
West Midlands +71 51 £55,000 +15.79% 5
East of England +16 50 £67,500 +17.39% 4
North West +62 34 £45,000 -16.67% 3
Work from Home -6 31 £52,500 +40.00% 4
South West +6 26 £72,250 +37.62% 4
Yorkshire +72 24 £55,000 +29.41% 2
East Midlands +43 19 £43,308 +1.90% 8
Scotland +69 18 £44,000 -6.88% 1
Channel Islands - 9 £55,000 -
Wales +13 5 £50,000 +8.46%
North East +25 2 £39,000 +62.50% 1
Northern Ireland +15 1 - - 1

For the 6 months to 3 July 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.

1 329 (48.74%) SQL
2 274 (40.59%) Business Intelligence
3 223 (33.04%) Analytics
4 217 (32.15%) Finance
5 205 (30.37%) Data Modelling
6 195 (28.89%) ETL
7 183 (27.11%) Data Management
8 179 (26.52%) Data Governance
9 177 (26.22%) SQL Server
10 166 (24.59%) Agile Software Development
11 161 (23.85%) Data Analysis
12 157 (23.26%) Analytical Skills
13 152 (22.52%) Data Warehouse
14 140 (20.74%) Power BI
14 140 (20.74%) Power Platform
15 130 (19.26%) Visualisation
16 128 (18.96%) Microsoft
17 126 (18.67%) Data Architecture
18 120 (17.78%) Oracle
19 116 (17.19%) Python
20 115 (17.04%) Degree
20 115 (17.04%) Problem-Solving
21 102 (15.11%) Data Integration
22 101 (14.96%) Tableau
23 99 (14.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
24 98 (14.52%) Migration
25 95 (14.07%) Azure
26 92 (13.63%) AWS
27 84 (12.44%) Data Analytics
28 80 (11.85%) Data Lake

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 28 (4.15%) Apache Spark
2 25 (3.70%) SAS
3 7 (1.04%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 6 (0.89%) Oracle HTTP Server
4 6 (0.89%) SharePoint
4 6 (0.89%) WebLogic
5 5 (0.74%) Oracle Spatial
5 5 (0.74%) Oracle Workflow
6 4 (0.59%) Apache Airflow
6 4 (0.59%) Elasticsearch
7 3 (0.44%) Apache
7 3 (0.44%) Confluence
8 2 (0.30%) IIS
9 1 (0.15%) Apache Solr
9 1 (0.15%) Apache Synapse
9 1 (0.15%) ArcGIS
9 1 (0.15%) BizTalk Server
9 1 (0.15%) Tomcat
Applications
1 76 (11.26%) Microsoft Excel
2 20 (2.96%) Microsoft Office
3 9 (1.33%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 4 (0.59%) Microsoft Project
4 4 (0.59%) Spreadsheet
5 3 (0.44%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 12 (1.78%) Salesforce.com CRM
2 10 (1.48%) Oracle ERP
2 10 (1.48%) SAP MDG
3 8 (1.19%) SAP MDM
4 6 (0.89%) Dynamics CRM
5 5 (0.74%) PeopleSoft HCM
6 4 (0.59%) HFM
6 4 (0.59%) Hyperion Enterprise
6 4 (0.59%) Hyperion Planning
6 4 (0.59%) Social Studio
6 4 (0.59%) Workday HCM
7 3 (0.44%) Cognos Business Intelligence
8 2 (0.30%) MIS ActiveH
8 2 (0.30%) NetSuite
8 2 (0.30%) SAP IS-U
8 2 (0.30%) SAP S/4HANA
8 2 (0.30%) Teamcenter
9 1 (0.15%) Aareon QL
9 1 (0.15%) Cognos TM1
9 1 (0.15%) Oracle Financials
Cloud Services
1 140 (20.74%) Power Platform
2 95 (14.07%) Azure
3 92 (13.63%) AWS
4 26 (3.85%) GCP
5 15 (2.22%) Azure Data Factory
6 14 (2.07%) Serverless
7 11 (1.63%) SaaS
8 10 (1.48%) Amazon Kinesis
8 10 (1.48%) Cloud Computing
9 7 (1.04%) Amazon S3
9 7 (1.04%) Salesforce Service Cloud
10 6 (0.89%) GitHub
11 5 (0.74%) Dynamics 365
11 5 (0.74%) PowerApps
11 5 (0.74%) Zapier
12 4 (0.59%) Amazon EMR
12 4 (0.59%) Boomi
12 4 (0.59%) Power Automate
13 3 (0.44%) AWS Lambda
13 3 (0.44%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 6 (0.89%) HTTP
2 3 (0.44%) LAN
2 3 (0.44%) WAN
3 2 (0.30%) Broadband
3 2 (0.30%) Firewall
3 2 (0.30%) SMTP
4 1 (0.15%) FTP
4 1 (0.15%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 177 (26.22%) SQL Server
2 152 (22.52%) Data Warehouse
3 140 (20.74%) Power BI
4 99 (14.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 80 (11.85%) Data Lake
6 74 (10.96%) Big Data
7 66 (9.78%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 54 (8.00%) Snowflake Schema
9 52 (7.70%) Relational Database
10 51 (7.56%) NoSQL
11 48 (7.11%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 40 (5.93%) Hadoop
13 35 (5.19%) RDBMS
14 27 (4.00%) MongoDB
15 26 (3.85%) QlikView
16 24 (3.56%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
17 23 (3.41%) OLTP
18 22 (3.26%) Apache Cassandra
19 21 (3.11%) Amazon DynamoDB
20 20 (2.96%) BusinessObjects
Development Applications
1 26 (3.85%) ERwin
2 24 (3.56%) Git (software)
3 15 (2.22%) PowerDesigner
4 11 (1.63%) JIRA
4 11 (1.63%) LSMW
5 7 (1.04%) Oracle Forms
6 6 (0.89%) GitLab
6 6 (0.89%) Jenkins
6 6 (0.89%) Visual Studio
7 4 (0.59%) Eclipse
8 3 (0.44%) ER Studio
8 3 (0.44%) GDB
8 3 (0.44%) JMeter
8 3 (0.44%) Sourcetree
8 3 (0.44%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
9 2 (0.30%) Selenium
9 2 (0.30%) Team Foundation Server
9 2 (0.30%) TeamCity
9 2 (0.30%) Visual Studio Code
9 2 (0.30%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 217 (32.15%) Finance
2 32 (4.74%) Marketing
3 28 (4.15%) Banking
4 24 (3.56%) Retail
5 20 (2.96%) Telecoms
6 15 (2.22%) Legal
7 11 (1.63%) Financial Institution
8 9 (1.33%) Advertising
9 7 (1.04%) Back Office
9 7 (1.04%) Manufacturing
9 7 (1.04%) Pharmaceutical
10 6 (0.89%) Public Sector
10 6 (0.89%) Publishing
11 5 (0.74%) Front Office
12 4 (0.59%) Games
12 4 (0.59%) Retail Banking
12 4 (0.59%) Social Housing
13 3 (0.44%) Housing Association
13 3 (0.44%) Law
14 2 (0.30%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 178 (26.37%) Analyst
2 118 (17.48%) Data Analyst
3 94 (13.93%) Developer
4 85 (12.59%) Architect
5 75 (11.11%) Data Manager
6 73 (10.81%) Data Architect
7 54 (8.00%) Data Engineer
8 35 (5.19%) Consultant
9 33 (4.89%) Data Quality Analyst
9 33 (4.89%) Quality Analyst
10 32 (4.74%) Business Intelligence Developer
11 29 (4.30%) Data Quality Manager
12 27 (4.00%) Data Consultant
13 25 (3.70%) Quality Manager
14 24 (3.56%) Business Intelligence Analyst
14 24 (3.56%) Data Governance Analyst
14 24 (3.56%) Data Governance Manager
14 24 (3.56%) Governance Manager
15 21 (3.11%) Administrator
15 21 (3.11%) DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 38 (5.63%) .NET
2 37 (5.48%) XML
3 32 (4.74%) Kafka
4 28 (4.15%) JSON
5 27 (4.00%) Web Services
6 23 (3.41%) ASP.NET Web API
7 22 (3.26%) CSS
7 22 (3.26%) HTML
8 18 (2.67%) ASP.NET
8 18 (2.67%) HTML5
9 15 (2.22%) FIX Protocol
10 14 (2.07%) ASP.NET MVC
11 13 (1.93%) REST
12 10 (1.48%) SOAP
13 9 (1.33%) Middleware
14 7 (1.04%) .NET Framework
15 6 (0.89%) OpenID
16 5 (0.74%) OAuth
16 5 (0.74%) SailPoint
16 5 (0.74%) SAML
Miscellaneous
1 157 (23.26%) Analytical Skills
2 61 (9.04%) Management Information System
3 55 (8.15%) Reference Data
4 51 (7.56%) Data Structures
5 14 (2.07%) Self-Motivation
6 13 (1.93%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 13 (1.93%) Greenfield Project
7 12 (1.78%) Reinsurance
8 10 (1.48%) Fixed Income
9 9 (1.33%) Enterprise Software
9 9 (1.33%) Tandem
10 8 (1.19%) Analytical Mindset
10 8 (1.19%) User Experience
11 6 (0.89%) Algorithms
11 6 (0.89%) Clustering
11 6 (0.89%) Derivative
12 5 (0.74%) Credit Risk
12 5 (0.74%) Hedge funds
12 5 (0.74%) Virtual Team
13 4 (0.59%) Cloud Native
Operating Systems
1 21 (3.11%) Windows
2 15 (2.22%) Unix
3 13 (1.93%) Windows Server
4 11 (1.63%) Linux
5 6 (0.89%) Solaris
6 5 (0.74%) HPUX
6 5 (0.74%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 274 (40.59%) Business Intelligence
2 223 (33.04%) Analytics
3 205 (30.37%) Data Modelling
4 195 (28.89%) ETL
5 183 (27.11%) Data Management
6 179 (26.52%) Data Governance
7 166 (24.59%) Agile Software Development
8 161 (23.85%) Data Analysis
9 130 (19.26%) Visualisation
10 126 (18.67%) Data Architecture
11 115 (17.04%) Problem-Solving
12 102 (15.11%) Data Integration
13 98 (14.52%) Migration
14 84 (12.44%) Data Analytics
15 79 (11.70%) Data Migration
16 74 (10.96%) Master Data Management
17 69 (10.22%) Data Cleansing
18 67 (9.93%) Data Science
18 67 (9.93%) Project Management
18 67 (9.93%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 329 (48.74%) SQL
2 116 (17.19%) Python
3 42 (6.22%) Java
4 35 (5.19%) C#
4 35 (5.19%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
5 34 (5.04%) R
6 32 (4.74%) T-SQL
7 20 (2.96%) Scala
8 18 (2.67%) JavaScript
9 9 (1.33%) PowerShell
9 9 (1.33%) VBA
10 8 (1.19%) ABAP
10 8 (1.19%) MATLAB
10 8 (1.19%) PL/SQL
11 7 (1.04%) Shell Script
12 5 (0.74%) Bash Shell
12 5 (0.74%) C
13 4 (0.59%) PHP
13 4 (0.59%) VB.NET
14 3 (0.44%) VB
Qualifications
1 115 (17.04%) Degree
2 40 (5.93%) Security Cleared
3 31 (4.59%) SC Cleared
4 20 (2.96%) Computer Science Degree
5 15 (2.22%) AWS Certification
5 15 (2.22%) Master's Degree
6 6 (0.89%) MBA
6 6 (0.89%) Microsoft Certification
7 4 (0.59%) ISEB
8 3 (0.44%) ISTQB
8 3 (0.44%) Postgraduate
9 2 (0.30%) MCSA
9 2 (0.30%) PMP
9 2 (0.30%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 1 (0.15%) DV Cleared
10 1 (0.15%) Numerate Degree
10 1 (0.15%) PhD
10 1 (0.15%) PMI Certification
10 1 (0.15%) SAP Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 53 (7.85%) QA
2 37 (5.48%) GDPR
3 11 (1.63%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 8 (1.19%) Basel III
4 8 (1.19%) Solvency II
5 5 (0.74%) PMO
5 5 (0.74%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 4 (0.59%) Basel II
6 4 (0.59%) CRD IV
6 4 (0.59%) ITGC
7 3 (0.44%) MiFID
8 2 (0.30%) SLA
9 1 (0.15%) ISO 20022
System Software
1 6 (0.89%) Docker
1 6 (0.89%) HDFS
2 5 (0.74%) Active Directory
2 5 (0.74%) NDS
2 5 (0.74%) NetIQ eDirectory
3 4 (0.59%) Apache Flume
4 3 (0.44%) Virtual Desktop
5 2 (0.30%) Apache ZooKeeper
Systems Management
1 9 (1.33%) Kubernetes
2 6 (0.89%) Oracle EDQ
3 5 (0.74%) NetIQ Identity Manager
3 5 (0.74%) Oracle Identity Manager
3 5 (0.74%) Tivoli
3 5 (0.74%) Tivoli Identity Manager
4 4 (0.59%) Control-M
4 4 (0.59%) Hadoop YARN
5 2 (0.30%) Oozie
5 2 (0.30%) Opscode Chef
5 2 (0.30%) Oracle Identity Management
6 1 (0.15%) SCCM
Vendors
1 128 (18.96%) Microsoft
2 120 (17.78%) Oracle
3 101 (14.96%) Tableau
4 43 (6.37%) Informatica
5 34 (5.04%) SAP
6 33 (4.89%) Salesforce.com
7 30 (4.44%) Alteryx
8 29 (4.30%) Teradata
9 22 (3.26%) Cadence
10 21 (3.11%) IBM
11 19 (2.81%) Automation Anywhere
11 19 (2.81%) Blue Prism
11 19 (2.81%) UiPath
12 14 (2.07%) Google
13 13 (1.93%) Talend
14 11 (1.63%) Databricks
15 10 (1.48%) Cognos
15 10 (1.48%) Hyperion
16 7 (1.04%) Workday
17 6 (0.89%) Jitterbit