Period
to 22 August 2017

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 22 August 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Data Quality
UK
6 months to
22 Aug 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 355 371 364
Rank change year-on-year +16 -7 +22
Permanent jobs citing Data Quality 1554 1654 1928
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.88% 0.84% 0.88%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 7.23% 6.35% 6.84%
Number of salaries quoted 1128 1227 1438
UK median annual salary £50,990 £50,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +0.97% +1.00% -1.96%
10th Percentile £30,000 £29,400 £32,000
90th Percentile £83,750 £81,250 £86,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,000
% change year-on-year - +4.65% -9.47%

Data Quality is in the quality assurance and compliance skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies with a requirement for quality assurance and compliance skills.

Quality Assurance & Compliance Skills
UK
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for quality assurance and compliance skills 21490 26035 28181
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 12.21% 13.21% 12.92%
Number of salaries quoted 16036 20674 22161
UK median annual salary £48,875 £48,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +0.77% +7.78% -
10th Percentile £27,000 £26,750 £26,250
90th Percentile £77,500 £77,500 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,500
% change year-on-year - +4.94% +1.25%

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 22 August 2017.

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 22 August 2017. 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 +10 1471 £51,500 -1.90% 88
London +5 782 £57,500 - 50
UK excluding London +15 735 £45,000 - 43
North of England +23 239 £36,624 -6.09% 11
South East -5 184 £52,500 +5.00% 13
North West +24 139 £35,000 - 5
Midlands +25 111 £40,750 -4.12% 6
East of England +9 91 £50,000 +5.26% 4
Yorkshire -2 73 £36,000 -15.29% 5
West Midlands +23 69 £37,500 -11.76% 5
Scotland +28 56 £57,500 +38.82% 3
South West -7 54 £50,990 +13.31% 4
East Midlands +17 42 £45,000 +50.00% 1
North East +34 27 £65,000 +94.03% 1
Wales +9 8 £36,934 +11.92%

For the 6 months to 22 August 2017, IT jobs citing Data Quality also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads with a requirement for Data Quality.

1 756 (48.65%) SQL
2 621 (39.96%) Business Intelligence
3 539 (34.68%) Data Management
4 516 (33.20%) Data Warehouse
5 468 (30.12%) Finance
6 461 (29.67%) ETL
7 440 (28.31%) Analytics
8 409 (26.32%) SQL Server
9 344 (22.14%) Analytical Skills
10 333 (21.43%) Data Modelling
11 328 (21.11%) Data Governance
12 320 (20.59%) Microsoft
13 271 (17.44%) Agile Software Development
14 258 (16.60%) Data Analysis
15 251 (16.15%) Degree
16 242 (15.57%) Microsoft Excel
17 235 (15.12%) SQL Server Integration Services
18 233 (14.99%) Visualisation
19 218 (14.03%) Tableau
20 216 (13.90%) Big Data
21 215 (13.84%) Oracle
22 211 (13.58%) Data Integration
23 200 (12.87%) SQL Server Reporting Services
24 196 (12.61%) T-SQL
25 183 (11.78%) SAP
26 179 (11.52%) Master Data Management
27 175 (11.26%) Management Information System
28 172 (11.07%) Data Architecture
29 168 (10.81%) Information Management
30 162 (10.42%) Data Analytics

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
1 153 (9.85%) SAS
2 76 (4.89%) SharePoint
3 70 (4.50%) Apache Spark
4 31 (1.99%) Apache
5 29 (1.87%) CMS
6 28 (1.80%) IIS
7 22 (1.42%) Tomcat
8 17 (1.09%) Elasticsearch
9 14 (0.90%) Sitecore CMS
10 13 (0.84%) SharePoint Server
11 9 (0.58%) Apache Airflow
11 9 (0.58%) OpenEdge
11 9 (0.58%) WebSphere
12 7 (0.45%) Apache Pig
12 7 (0.45%) MS Exchange
12 7 (0.45%) SharePoint 2013
13 6 (0.39%) Oracle SOA Suite
13 6 (0.39%) SharePoint 2010
14 5 (0.32%) BizTalk Server
15 4 (0.26%) Confluence
Applications
1 242 (15.57%) Microsoft Excel
2 94 (6.05%) Microsoft Office
3 55 (3.54%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 38 (2.45%) MS Visio
5 30 (1.93%) SPSS
6 19 (1.22%) Spreadsheet
7 3 (0.19%) SPSS Modeler
8 2 (0.13%) Microsoft Project
8 2 (0.13%) Stata
Business Applications
1 23 (1.48%) Dynamics CRM
2 17 (1.09%) Salesforce.com CRM
3 15 (0.97%) Dynamics AX
4 12 (0.77%) Raiser's Edge
4 12 (0.77%) SAP MDG
5 8 (0.51%) FastStats
5 8 (0.51%) SAP CO
5 8 (0.51%) SAP FI
5 8 (0.51%) SAP FI/CO
5 8 (0.51%) SAP FSCM
5 8 (0.51%) SAP MDM
5 8 (0.51%) SAP MM
5 8 (0.51%) SAP PS
5 8 (0.51%) SAP SD
6 6 (0.39%) Dynamics GP
6 6 (0.39%) SAP ERP
7 5 (0.32%) Oracle CRM
8 3 (0.19%) Markit EDM
8 3 (0.19%) Unica
8 3 (0.19%) Workfront
Cloud Services
1 84 (5.41%) Amazon AWS
2 67 (4.31%) Microsoft Azure
3 15 (0.97%) Office 365
4 13 (0.84%) iPaaS
5 12 (0.77%) Google Cloud Platform
6 10 (0.64%) Amazon Kinesis
6 10 (0.64%) Force.com
6 10 (0.64%) Google Analytics
7 8 (0.51%) PaaS
8 5 (0.32%) Cloud Computing
9 4 (0.26%) GitHub
9 4 (0.26%) SaaS
10 3 (0.19%) Adobe Analytics
10 3 (0.19%) Azure Machine Learning
10 3 (0.19%) BlueKai
10 3 (0.19%) Dynamics 365
10 3 (0.19%) FinancialForce.com
10 3 (0.19%) IaaS
10 3 (0.19%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
11 2 (0.13%) Azure Data Factory
Communications & Networking
1 6 (0.39%) Intranet
2 5 (0.32%) Internet
3 4 (0.26%) LAN
3 4 (0.26%) NAS
3 4 (0.26%) SAN
3 4 (0.26%) WAN
4 3 (0.19%) Skype
4 3 (0.19%) SMS
5 2 (0.13%) Broadband
6 1 (0.064%) DNS
6 1 (0.064%) Extranet
6 1 (0.064%) GSM
6 1 (0.064%) HTTP
6 1 (0.064%) IMAP
6 1 (0.064%) Kerberos
6 1 (0.064%) LDAP
6 1 (0.064%) PBX
6 1 (0.064%) TCP/IP
6 1 (0.064%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 516 (33.20%) Data Warehouse
2 409 (26.32%) SQL Server
3 235 (15.12%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 216 (13.90%) Big Data
5 200 (12.87%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 145 (9.33%) BusinessObjects
7 140 (9.01%) Hadoop
8 137 (8.82%) Power BI
9 128 (8.24%) Relational Database
10 118 (7.59%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 112 (7.21%) QlikView
12 83 (5.34%) NoSQL
13 71 (4.57%) OLAP
14 55 (3.54%) RDBMS
15 51 (3.28%) Data Mart
16 48 (3.09%) Data Mining
17 47 (3.02%) Amazon Redshift
17 47 (3.02%) Apache Hive
18 46 (2.96%) SQL Server 2008
19 45 (2.90%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 41 (2.64%) Talend Open Studio
2 28 (1.80%) Team Foundation Server
3 23 (1.48%) JIRA
4 21 (1.35%) Visual Studio
5 18 (1.16%) ERwin
6 15 (0.97%) ProC
7 14 (0.90%) Git (software)
8 10 (0.64%) Oracle APEX
8 10 (0.64%) Rational Rhapsody
9 9 (0.58%) Grunt
9 9 (0.58%) gulp
9 9 (0.58%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
10 8 (0.51%) Bower
10 8 (0.51%) PHPUnit
10 8 (0.51%) Subversion
10 8 (0.51%) Vagrant
11 7 (0.45%) Maven
12 4 (0.26%) Ant
12 4 (0.26%) Gradle
12 4 (0.26%) RStudio
General
1 468 (30.12%) Finance
2 152 (9.78%) Retail
3 133 (8.56%) Marketing
4 114 (7.34%) Banking
5 61 (3.93%) Telecoms
6 60 (3.86%) Investment Banking
6 60 (3.86%) Legal
7 52 (3.35%) Retail Banking
8 43 (2.77%) Manufacturing
9 42 (2.70%) Front Office
10 31 (1.99%) Electronics
10 31 (1.99%) Publishing
11 30 (1.93%) Pharmaceutical
12 22 (1.42%) Corporate Banking
13 20 (1.29%) Private Banking
14 16 (1.03%) Games
15 12 (0.77%) Military
16 10 (0.64%) Aerospace
17 9 (0.58%) Advertising
17 9 (0.58%) Law
Job Titles
1 459 (29.54%) Analyst
2 297 (19.11%) Developer
3 243 (15.64%) Data Analyst
4 195 (12.55%) Architect
5 128 (8.24%) Consultant
6 123 (7.92%) Data Architect
7 113 (7.27%) Data Manager
8 106 (6.82%) SQL Developer
9 102 (6.56%) SQL Analyst
10 90 (5.79%) Business Analyst
10 90 (5.79%) Data Consultant
11 77 (4.95%) Business Intelligence Developer
12 74 (4.76%) ETL Developer
13 64 (4.12%) Data Quality Analyst
14 57 (3.67%) Data Engineer
15 53 (3.41%) SQL Data Analyst
16 47 (3.02%) Quality Analyst
17 46 (2.96%) Data Business Analyst
18 44 (2.83%) Senior Analyst
19 42 (2.70%) Data Warehouse Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 64 (4.12%) Web Services
2 60 (3.86%) .NET
3 51 (3.28%) XML
4 31 (1.99%) Kafka
5 26 (1.67%) JSON
5 26 (1.67%) SOAP
6 22 (1.42%) MDX
6 22 (1.42%) REST
7 18 (1.16%) HTML
8 16 (1.03%) RESTful
9 15 (0.97%) WSDL
10 14 (0.90%) Natural Language Processing
11 13 (0.84%) AngularJS
12 12 (0.77%) CSS
12 12 (0.77%) NumPy
12 12 (0.77%) Pandas
12 12 (0.77%) SciPy
13 10 (0.64%) HTML5
13 10 (0.64%) Scrapy
14 9 (0.58%) GraphX
Miscellaneous
1 344 (22.14%) Analytical Skills
2 175 (11.26%) Management Information System
3 133 (8.56%) Data Structures
4 78 (5.02%) Computer Science
5 62 (3.99%) Reference Data
6 32 (2.06%) NHS
7 30 (1.93%) User Experience
8 28 (1.80%) Life Science
9 27 (1.74%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 20 (1.29%) Replication
11 17 (1.09%) Renewable Energy
12 15 (0.97%) PMI
12 15 (0.97%) Social Media
13 14 (0.90%) Algorithms
13 14 (0.90%) Derivative
13 14 (0.90%) Hybrid Cloud
13 14 (0.90%) Taxonomies
14 13 (0.84%) Data Protection Act
14 13 (0.84%) Fintech
15 12 (0.77%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 66 (4.25%) Windows
2 53 (3.41%) Linux
3 49 (3.15%) Unix
4 16 (1.03%) Windows Server
5 14 (0.90%) Windows Server 2008
6 7 (0.45%) Solaris
7 2 (0.13%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (0.064%) Android
8 1 (0.064%) Windows 7
8 1 (0.064%) Windows 8
8 1 (0.064%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 621 (39.96%) Business Intelligence
2 539 (34.68%) Data Management
3 461 (29.67%) ETL
4 440 (28.31%) Analytics
5 333 (21.43%) Data Modelling
6 328 (21.11%) Data Governance
7 271 (17.44%) Agile Software Development
8 258 (16.60%) Data Analysis
9 233 (14.99%) Visualisation
10 211 (13.58%) Data Integration
11 179 (11.52%) Master Data Management
12 172 (11.07%) Data Architecture
13 168 (10.81%) Information Management
14 162 (10.42%) Data Analytics
15 150 (9.65%) Migration
16 141 (9.07%) Project Management
17 137 (8.82%) Stakeholder Management
18 123 (7.92%) CRM
19 113 (7.27%) Data Cleansing
20 105 (6.76%) Data Visualisation
Programming Languages
1 756 (48.65%) SQL
2 196 (12.61%) T-SQL
3 135 (8.69%) Python
4 98 (6.31%) PL/SQL
5 95 (6.11%) Java
6 92 (5.92%) R
7 71 (4.57%) VBA
8 53 (3.41%) VB
9 49 (3.15%) C#
10 21 (1.35%) JavaScript
11 20 (1.29%) C
12 17 (1.09%) MATLAB
13 15 (0.97%) PHP
13 15 (0.97%) PROC SQL
14 14 (0.90%) ABAP
14 14 (0.90%) C++
14 14 (0.90%) Scala
15 13 (0.84%) VBScript
16 12 (0.77%) Apex Code
17 11 (0.71%) Perl
Qualifications
1 251 (16.15%) Degree
2 37 (2.38%) Security Cleared
3 29 (1.87%) SC Cleared
4 26 (1.67%) Microsoft Certification
5 25 (1.61%) Computer Science Degree
6 21 (1.35%) CISM
6 21 (1.35%) CISSP
7 19 (1.22%) CCSA
8 16 (1.03%) PMI Certification
9 15 (0.97%) PhD
9 15 (0.97%) SAS Certification
10 14 (0.90%) Numerate Degree
11 13 (0.84%) PMP
12 8 (0.51%) CITP
13 7 (0.45%) MCSA
14 6 (0.39%) CTC Cleared
14 6 (0.39%) Master's Degree
15 5 (0.32%) MCDBA
16 4 (0.26%) Postgraduate
17 3 (0.19%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 84 (5.41%) QA
2 59 (3.80%) GDPR
3 30 (1.93%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 29 (1.87%) SLA
5 28 (1.80%) PCI DSS
6 19 (1.22%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
7 12 (0.77%) Solvency II
8 11 (0.71%) PMO
9 9 (0.58%) MiFID
10 5 (0.32%) GxP
10 5 (0.32%) IFRS
10 5 (0.32%) IFRS 9
11 3 (0.19%) IAS 39
12 2 (0.13%) COBIT
12 2 (0.13%) CRD IV
12 2 (0.13%) EMIR
12 2 (0.13%) ISO 20022
13 1 (0.064%) Actionable Recommendations
13 1 (0.064%) FINRA
13 1 (0.064%) NEBOSH
System Software
1 12 (0.77%) Apache Flume
2 9 (0.58%) Active Directory
3 4 (0.26%) HDFS
3 4 (0.26%) Virtual Desktop
3 4 (0.26%) Virtual Machines
4 3 (0.19%) Firmware
5 2 (0.13%) Docker
5 2 (0.13%) Hyper-V
6 1 (0.064%) XenApp
6 1 (0.064%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 14 (0.90%) Puppet
2 9 (0.58%) Failover Clustering
2 9 (0.58%) Kibana
3 8 (0.51%) Microsoft Clustering
4 6 (0.39%) Perfmon
5 3 (0.19%) EMC NetWorker
5 3 (0.19%) Nagios
5 3 (0.19%) SCCM
5 3 (0.19%) SCOM
6 2 (0.13%) HP Quality Center
6 2 (0.13%) Oozie
6 2 (0.13%) Opscode Chef
6 2 (0.13%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
7 1 (0.064%) AirWatch
7 1 (0.064%) Ambari
7 1 (0.064%) Ansible
7 1 (0.064%) Hadoop YARN
7 1 (0.064%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 320 (20.59%) Microsoft
2 218 (14.03%) Tableau
3 215 (13.84%) Oracle
4 183 (11.78%) SAP
5 108 (6.95%) Informatica
6 64 (4.12%) Salesforce.com
7 60 (3.86%) IBM
8 41 (2.64%) Cognos
8 41 (2.64%) Talend
9 40 (2.57%) Cloudera
10 39 (2.51%) Teradata
11 30 (1.93%) Cognizant
11 30 (1.93%) Netezza
12 28 (1.80%) Hortonworks
13 27 (1.74%) MicroStrategy
14 26 (1.67%) Google
15 22 (1.42%) MapR
16 21 (1.35%) Alteryx
17 17 (1.09%) Ab Initio
18 16 (1.03%) Hyperion