Period
to 18 February 2018

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 18 February 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Data Quality
UK
6 months to
18 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 332 400 309
Rank change year-on-year +68 -91 +104
Permanent jobs citing Data Quality 1,603 1,316 2,218
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.92% 0.75% 1.05%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 7.16% 6.07% 8.15%
Number of salaries quoted 1,220 1,017 1,688
UK median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% - -5.66%
10th Percentile £29,500 £31,000 £31,925
90th Percentile £86,250 £83,750 £80,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

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 22,383 21,691 27,215
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 12.85% 12.42% 12.92%
Number of salaries quoted 17,382 17,187 21,576
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% - +5.56%
10th Percentile £27,500 £26,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £80,000 £77,500 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £43,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +1.18% - +6.25%

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 18 February 2018.

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 18 February 2018. 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 +62 1,523 £52,500 +5.00% 212
London +64 907 £60,000 +4.35% 104
UK excluding London +39 667 £45,000 - 121
South East -11 201 £49,350 +1.75% 29
North of England +52 196 £42,500 +6.25% 37
North West -4 103 £42,750 +3.01% 18
Midlands -22 97 £45,000 - 19
Yorkshire +45 76 £43,750 +10.76% 17
West Midlands -15 71 £47,500 +8.57% 15
South West +35 62 £45,000 -12.20% 8
East of England +10 55 £35,000 -22.22% 15
Scotland -12 43 £50,000 +25.00% 4
East Midlands +20 26 £39,250 -12.78% 4
Wales +28 24 £35,000 - 8
North East -14 18 £36,500 +4.29% 2
Northern Ireland - 1 - - 1

For the 6 months to 18 February 2018, 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.

1 787 (49.10%) SQL
2 612 (38.18%) Data Management
3 552 (34.44%) Business Intelligence
4 543 (33.87%) Finance
5 455 (28.38%) Data Governance
6 443 (27.64%) Analytics
7 442 (27.57%) Data Warehouse
8 433 (27.01%) SQL Server
9 425 (26.51%) ETL
10 406 (25.33%) Data Modelling
11 342 (21.33%) Analytical Skills
12 315 (19.65%) Agile Software Development
13 312 (19.46%) Microsoft
14 285 (17.78%) Oracle
15 264 (16.47%) Microsoft Excel
16 239 (14.91%) Data Analysis
17 227 (14.16%) Data Integration
18 226 (14.10%) Big Data
19 223 (13.91%) Data Architecture
20 214 (13.35%) Master Data Management
21 194 (12.10%) Banking
21 194 (12.10%) SQL Server Integration Services
22 191 (11.92%) Data Analytics
23 186 (11.60%) Visualisation
23 186 (11.60%) Stakeholder Management
24 184 (11.48%) Migration
25 183 (11.42%) SQL Server Reporting Services
26 182 (11.35%) Tableau
27 177 (11.04%) Data Cleansing
28 175 (10.92%) Degree

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
1 131 (8.17%) SAS
2 102 (6.36%) Apache Spark
3 49 (3.06%) SharePoint
4 45 (2.81%) Apache
5 33 (2.06%) IIS
6 26 (1.62%) Tomcat
7 15 (0.94%) MS Exchange
8 12 (0.75%) Exchange Server 2010
8 12 (0.75%) Exchange Server 2013
8 12 (0.75%) Skype for Business
9 9 (0.56%) Apache Pig
10 6 (0.37%) Apache Airflow
10 6 (0.37%) BizTalk Server
10 6 (0.37%) Oracle Workflow
10 6 (0.37%) SharePoint Server
11 5 (0.31%) Luigi
11 5 (0.31%) Oracle SOA Suite
11 5 (0.31%) WebSphere
12 4 (0.25%) Apache Solr
12 4 (0.25%) Confluence
Applications
1 264 (16.47%) Microsoft Excel
2 71 (4.43%) Microsoft Office
3 59 (3.68%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 41 (2.56%) MS Visio
4 41 (2.56%) SPSS
5 19 (1.19%) Spreadsheet
6 6 (0.37%) Microsoft Project
7 2 (0.12%) EngageOne
8 1 (0.062%) AutoCAD
8 1 (0.062%) EViews
Business Applications
1 34 (2.12%) Dynamics CRM
2 20 (1.25%) SAP MM
3 16 (1.00%) SAP MDM
4 15 (0.94%) Dynamics AX
5 14 (0.87%) Markit EDM
6 12 (0.75%) SAP MDG
7 8 (0.50%) SAP ERP
8 7 (0.44%) SAP PP
8 7 (0.44%) SAP S/4HANA
9 6 (0.37%) Eikon
9 6 (0.37%) Salesforce.com CRM
9 6 (0.37%) SAP SRM
10 5 (0.31%) SAP Hybris
11 4 (0.25%) HFM
11 4 (0.25%) Raiser's Edge
11 4 (0.25%) SAP HR
11 4 (0.25%) thinkFolio
11 4 (0.25%) Unica
12 3 (0.19%) Dynamics GP
12 3 (0.19%) SAP PLM
Cloud Services
1 111 (6.92%) Amazon AWS
2 80 (4.99%) Microsoft Azure
3 49 (3.06%) Google Cloud Platform
4 20 (1.25%) SaaS
5 19 (1.19%) Office 365
6 12 (0.75%) Amazon Kinesis
7 6 (0.37%) Cortana Intelligence Suite
7 6 (0.37%) IaaS
8 5 (0.31%) Amazon EMR
8 5 (0.31%) Cloud Computing
8 5 (0.31%) GitHub
9 4 (0.25%) Azure Data Factory
9 4 (0.25%) Dynamics 365
9 4 (0.25%) IBM Blueworks
9 4 (0.25%) PaaS
9 4 (0.25%) SuccessFactors
10 3 (0.19%) Mimecast
11 2 (0.12%) FinancialForce
11 2 (0.12%) iPaaS
11 2 (0.12%) Salesforce Service Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 11 (0.69%) Internet
1 11 (0.69%) SMS
2 5 (0.31%) Network Security
3 4 (0.25%) LAN
3 4 (0.25%) WAN
4 3 (0.19%) Intranet
4 3 (0.19%) NAS
4 3 (0.19%) SAN
5 2 (0.12%) FTP
6 1 (0.062%) DHCP
6 1 (0.062%) DNS
6 1 (0.062%) Firewall
6 1 (0.062%) TCP/IP
6 1 (0.062%) VLAN
6 1 (0.062%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 442 (27.57%) Data Warehouse
2 433 (27.01%) SQL Server
3 226 (14.10%) Big Data
4 194 (12.10%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 183 (11.42%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 142 (8.86%) Power BI
7 126 (7.86%) Hadoop
8 109 (6.80%) Relational Database
9 104 (6.49%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 103 (6.43%) QlikView
11 78 (4.87%) BusinessObjects
12 50 (3.12%) RDBMS
13 49 (3.06%) Apache Hive
13 49 (3.06%) OLAP
14 47 (2.93%) Apache Cassandra
15 45 (2.81%) NoSQL
16 44 (2.74%) Data Lake
17 39 (2.43%) Spotfire
18 38 (2.37%) Data Mart
19 37 (2.31%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 25 (1.56%) Visual Studio
2 21 (1.31%) ERwin
3 20 (1.25%) Team Foundation Server
4 18 (1.12%) JIRA
5 15 (0.94%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
6 10 (0.62%) Eclipse
6 10 (0.62%) Git (software)
6 10 (0.62%) LSMW
7 6 (0.37%) Oracle Forms
8 5 (0.31%) Cucumber
8 5 (0.31%) RStudio
9 4 (0.25%) Jenkins
9 4 (0.25%) ProC
9 4 (0.25%) Selenium
10 3 (0.19%) Bitbucket
11 2 (0.12%) PVCS
11 2 (0.12%) Rational Rhapsody
11 2 (0.12%) Subversion
11 2 (0.12%) XMLSpy
12 1 (0.062%) Maven
General
1 543 (33.87%) Finance
2 194 (12.10%) Banking
3 94 (5.86%) Marketing
4 89 (5.55%) Investment Banking
5 82 (5.12%) Retail
5 82 (5.12%) Retail Banking
6 51 (3.18%) Telecoms
7 44 (2.74%) Front Office
8 40 (2.50%) Manufacturing
9 38 (2.37%) Advertising
10 28 (1.75%) Private Banking
11 27 (1.68%) Corporate Banking
11 27 (1.68%) Financial Institution
12 24 (1.50%) Legal
13 21 (1.31%) Games
14 20 (1.25%) Publishing
15 19 (1.19%) Pharmaceutical
16 15 (0.94%) Electronics
17 12 (0.75%) Back Office
17 12 (0.75%) Billing
Job Titles
1 497 (31.00%) Analyst
2 291 (18.15%) Data Analyst
3 268 (16.72%) Developer
4 210 (13.10%) Architect
5 173 (10.79%) Data Architect
6 114 (7.11%) Data Manager
7 106 (6.61%) Business Analyst
8 91 (5.68%) Consultant
9 86 (5.36%) SQL Analyst
10 72 (4.49%) Business Intelligence Developer
11 69 (4.30%) Data Quality Analyst
12 62 (3.87%) SQL Developer
13 61 (3.81%) Data Consultant
14 55 (3.43%) Quality Analyst
14 55 (3.43%) SQL Data Analyst
15 48 (2.99%) Support Analyst
16 46 (2.87%) Senior Analyst
17 45 (2.81%) Data Business Analyst
18 42 (2.62%) Business Intelligence Analyst
19 41 (2.56%) Data Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 72 (4.49%) Web Services
2 61 (3.81%) XML
3 43 (2.68%) .NET
4 40 (2.50%) Kafka
5 32 (2.00%) HTML
6 23 (1.43%) D3.js
7 22 (1.37%) MDX
8 18 (1.12%) CSS
8 18 (1.12%) JSON
8 18 (1.12%) Middleware
9 16 (1.00%) AngularJS
10 14 (0.87%) REST
11 13 (0.81%) HTML5
11 13 (0.81%) Natural Language Processing
11 13 (0.81%) React
11 13 (0.81%) SOAP
12 11 (0.69%) ASP.NET
13 9 (0.56%) FIX Protocol
14 8 (0.50%) Spring
14 8 (0.50%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 342 (21.33%) Analytical Skills
2 156 (9.73%) Management Information System
3 87 (5.43%) Data Structures
4 60 (3.74%) Reference Data
5 37 (2.31%) Computer Science
6 26 (1.62%) User Experience
7 25 (1.56%) Greenfield Project
8 24 (1.50%) Virtual Team
9 22 (1.37%) Fintech
10 21 (1.31%) Equities
11 19 (1.19%) Algorithms
11 19 (1.19%) Analytical Mindset
12 18 (1.12%) Data Centre
13 17 (1.06%) Life Science
14 16 (1.00%) Driving Licence
14 16 (1.00%) NHS
15 14 (0.87%) Credit Risk
16 13 (0.81%) Enterprise Software
16 13 (0.81%) Taxonomies
17 10 (0.62%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 82 (5.12%) Windows
2 60 (3.74%) Unix
3 58 (3.62%) Linux
4 25 (1.56%) Windows Server
5 4 (0.25%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (0.12%) Windows 10
7 1 (0.062%) AIX
7 1 (0.062%) Apple iOS
7 1 (0.062%) HPUX
7 1 (0.062%) Mac OS
7 1 (0.062%) Mac OS X
7 1 (0.062%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (0.062%) Solaris
7 1 (0.062%) VMS
7 1 (0.062%) Windows 7
7 1 (0.062%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 612 (38.18%) Data Management
2 552 (34.44%) Business Intelligence
3 455 (28.38%) Data Governance
4 443 (27.64%) Analytics
5 425 (26.51%) ETL
6 406 (25.33%) Data Modelling
7 315 (19.65%) Agile Software Development
8 239 (14.91%) Data Analysis
9 227 (14.16%) Data Integration
10 223 (13.91%) Data Architecture
11 214 (13.35%) Master Data Management
12 191 (11.92%) Data Analytics
13 186 (11.60%) Stakeholder Management
13 186 (11.60%) Visualisation
14 184 (11.48%) Migration
15 177 (11.04%) Data Cleansing
16 149 (9.30%) Data Migration
17 148 (9.23%) CRM
18 125 (7.80%) Business Analysis
19 115 (7.17%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 787 (49.10%) SQL
2 135 (8.42%) T-SQL
3 119 (7.42%) Python
4 98 (6.11%) PL/SQL
5 85 (5.30%) VBA
6 84 (5.24%) Java
7 73 (4.55%) R
8 58 (3.62%) C#
9 51 (3.18%) VB
10 42 (2.62%) JavaScript
11 33 (2.06%) Scala
12 24 (1.50%) C
13 16 (1.00%) PowerShell
14 11 (0.69%) VBScript
15 10 (0.62%) MATLAB
15 10 (0.62%) Perl
16 8 (0.50%) C++
17 6 (0.37%) Shell Script
18 5 (0.31%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
19 4 (0.25%) PROC SQL
Qualifications
1 175 (10.92%) Degree
2 43 (2.68%) ISEB
3 41 (2.56%) Security Cleared
4 25 (1.56%) MBA
5 20 (1.25%) PMI Certification
6 17 (1.06%) ITIL Certification
6 17 (1.06%) Microsoft Certification
6 17 (1.06%) PMP
7 14 (0.87%) Computer Science Degree
8 13 (0.81%) PhD
9 10 (0.62%) MCSA
9 10 (0.62%) SC Cleared
10 6 (0.37%) CISM
10 6 (0.37%) CISSP
10 6 (0.37%) MCSE
11 5 (0.31%) Postgraduate
12 4 (0.25%) Numerate Degree
12 4 (0.25%) SAS Certification
13 3 (0.19%) Master's Degree
13 3 (0.19%) MCDBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 117 (7.30%) QA
2 102 (6.36%) GDPR
3 39 (2.43%) Solvency II
4 34 (2.12%) SLA
5 15 (0.94%) MiFID
6 14 (0.87%) EMIR
7 12 (0.75%) PMO
8 11 (0.69%) CRD IV
9 9 (0.56%) GCP
9 9 (0.56%) ISO/IEC 27001
10 4 (0.25%) NEBOSH
10 4 (0.25%) PSD2
11 3 (0.19%) COBIT
12 2 (0.12%) Dodd-Frank
12 2 (0.12%) FATCA
12 2 (0.12%) IFRS
12 2 (0.12%) IFRS 9
12 2 (0.12%) ISO 9001
12 2 (0.12%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
12 2 (0.12%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 23 (1.43%) Active Directory
2 11 (0.69%) HDFS
3 8 (0.50%) Apache Flume
4 3 (0.19%) Virtual Machines
5 2 (0.12%) Docker
5 2 (0.12%) Firmware
5 2 (0.12%) Hyper-V
5 2 (0.12%) Virtual Desktop
6 1 (0.062%) Apache ZooKeeper
Systems Management
1 10 (0.62%) Hadoop YARN
2 6 (0.37%) Oozie
3 5 (0.31%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 4 (0.25%) Microsoft Clustering
4 4 (0.25%) Nagios
4 4 (0.25%) SCCM
4 4 (0.25%) SCOM
5 3 (0.19%) Kubernetes
5 3 (0.19%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
6 2 (0.12%) Mesos
6 2 (0.12%) Oracle EDQ
6 2 (0.12%) Puppet
7 1 (0.062%) Ambari
7 1 (0.062%) Ansible
7 1 (0.062%) Failover Clustering
7 1 (0.062%) HP Quality Center
7 1 (0.062%) Kibana
Vendors
1 312 (19.46%) Microsoft
2 285 (17.78%) Oracle
3 182 (11.35%) Tableau
4 151 (9.42%) Informatica
5 144 (8.98%) SAP
6 79 (4.93%) IBM
7 76 (4.74%) Talend
8 57 (3.56%) Google
9 56 (3.49%) Teradata
10 37 (2.31%) Salesforce.com
11 34 (2.12%) Cognos
11 34 (2.12%) Sybase
12 24 (1.50%) Cloudera
13 23 (1.43%) Ab Initio
14 22 (1.37%) MicroStrategy
15 20 (1.25%) Alteryx
15 20 (1.25%) Netezza
15 20 (1.25%) Remedy
16 18 (1.12%) TIBCO
17 13 (0.81%) Pega