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

Data Quality
UK
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 338 382 316
Rank change year-on-year +44 -66 +83
Permanent jobs citing Data Quality 1648 1534 2194
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.91% 0.81% 1.02%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 7.22% 6.22% 7.91%
Number of salaries quoted 1211 1177 1670
UK median annual salary £52,500 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.00% -
10th Percentile £31,250 £30,000 £31,250
90th Percentile £81,250 £85,500 £82,500
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 22834 24645 27722
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 12.64% 12.96% 12.85%
Number of salaries quoted 17126 19487 21908
UK median annual salary £50,000 £49,000 £46,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.04% +6.52% +2.22%
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,500 £26,250
90th Percentile £77,500 £77,500 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year - +2.41% +3.75%

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 November 2017.

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 22 November 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 +30 1574 £52,500 - 89
London +20 858 £60,000 +4.16% 42
UK excluding London +56 774 £45,000 - 48
North of England +30 229 £40,000 - 15
South East +22 228 £52,000 +4.00% 12
Midlands +54 125 £42,500 -5.56% 9
North West -6 121 £37,500 -10.38% 7
West Midlands +23 93 £45,000 -10.00% 6
East of England +22 80 £43,750 -5.41% 7
Yorkshire +28 72 £43,750 +25.00% 6
Scotland +1 54 £50,000 +20.71% 1
South West +6 49 £45,000 -5.26% 4
North East +32 36 £52,500 +32.91% 2
East Midlands +45 32 £40,500 -10.00% 3
Wales +23 20 £35,000 +0.72%
Northern Ireland -24 1 - -

For the 6 months to 22 November 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.

1 766 (46.48%) SQL
2 653 (39.62%) Data Management
3 612 (37.14%) Business Intelligence
4 528 (32.04%) Finance
5 504 (30.58%) Data Warehouse
6 495 (30.04%) ETL
7 453 (27.49%) Analytics
8 410 (24.88%) Data Governance
9 407 (24.70%) SQL Server
10 400 (24.27%) Data Modelling
11 354 (21.48%) Analytical Skills
12 341 (20.69%) Microsoft
13 296 (17.96%) Agile Software Development
14 267 (16.20%) Data Analysis
15 256 (15.53%) Oracle
16 244 (14.81%) Master Data Management
17 241 (14.62%) Microsoft Excel
18 239 (14.50%) Big Data
19 235 (14.26%) Data Integration
20 233 (14.14%) Data Architecture
20 233 (14.14%) SQL Server Integration Services
21 228 (13.83%) Degree
22 219 (13.29%) Visualisation
23 213 (12.92%) Tableau
24 205 (12.44%) SQL Server Reporting Services
25 191 (11.59%) Migration
26 173 (10.50%) Data Analytics
27 172 (10.44%) Banking
27 172 (10.44%) SAP
28 165 (10.01%) Management Information System

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
1 134 (8.13%) SAS
2 86 (5.22%) Apache Spark
3 66 (4.00%) SharePoint
4 33 (2.00%) IIS
5 32 (1.94%) Apache
6 22 (1.33%) Tomcat
7 18 (1.09%) SharePoint Server
8 14 (0.85%) Apache Pig
9 12 (0.73%) MS Exchange
10 10 (0.61%) CMS
11 8 (0.49%) BizTalk Server
12 7 (0.42%) Sitecore CMS
13 5 (0.30%) Confluence
14 4 (0.24%) Exchange Server 2010
14 4 (0.24%) Exchange Server 2013
14 4 (0.24%) Skype for Business
15 3 (0.18%) OpenEdge
15 3 (0.18%) Oracle SOA Suite
15 3 (0.18%) WebSphere
16 2 (0.12%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 241 (14.62%) Microsoft Excel
2 96 (5.83%) Microsoft Office
3 68 (4.13%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 42 (2.55%) SPSS
5 38 (2.31%) MS Visio
6 22 (1.33%) Spreadsheet
7 2 (0.12%) EngageOne
7 2 (0.12%) Microsoft Project
8 1 (0.061%) AutoCAD
8 1 (0.061%) EViews
Business Applications
1 20 (1.21%) Dynamics CRM
2 19 (1.15%) SAP MDM
3 13 (0.79%) Salesforce.com CRM
4 12 (0.73%) Dynamics AX
4 12 (0.73%) SAP MDG
4 12 (0.73%) SAP MM
5 8 (0.49%) Dynamics GP
5 8 (0.49%) SAP ERP
6 7 (0.42%) SAP PP
7 6 (0.36%) Eikon
8 5 (0.30%) Raiser's Edge
8 5 (0.30%) SAP Hybris
8 5 (0.30%) Unica
9 4 (0.24%) HFM
9 4 (0.24%) SystmOne
10 3 (0.18%) Adobe Campaign
10 3 (0.18%) FastStats
10 3 (0.18%) SAP SRM
10 3 (0.18%) thinkFolio
11 2 (0.12%) Eloqua
Cloud Services
1 99 (6.01%) Amazon AWS
2 65 (3.94%) Microsoft Azure
3 31 (1.88%) Google Cloud Platform
4 25 (1.52%) Office 365
5 15 (0.91%) iPaaS
6 13 (0.79%) SaaS
7 9 (0.55%) PaaS
8 8 (0.49%) Amazon Kinesis
8 8 (0.49%) Cloud Computing
8 8 (0.49%) GitHub
9 6 (0.36%) Google Analytics
9 6 (0.36%) IaaS
10 4 (0.24%) Adobe Analytics
10 4 (0.24%) Amazon EMR
10 4 (0.24%) Force.com
11 3 (0.18%) Azure Machine Learning
11 3 (0.18%) BlueKai
11 3 (0.18%) FinancialForce
11 3 (0.18%) IBM Blueworks
11 3 (0.18%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 8 (0.49%) Internet
1 8 (0.49%) SMS
2 7 (0.42%) NAS
2 7 (0.42%) SAN
3 5 (0.30%) Intranet
4 3 (0.18%) LAN
4 3 (0.18%) WAN
5 2 (0.12%) Skype
6 1 (0.061%) DNS
6 1 (0.061%) GSM
6 1 (0.061%) HTTP
6 1 (0.061%) Kerberos
6 1 (0.061%) LDAP
6 1 (0.061%) TCP/IP
6 1 (0.061%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 504 (30.58%) Data Warehouse
2 407 (24.70%) SQL Server
3 239 (14.50%) Big Data
4 233 (14.14%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 205 (12.44%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 145 (8.80%) Hadoop
7 127 (7.71%) QlikView
8 122 (7.40%) Power BI
9 120 (7.28%) BusinessObjects
10 115 (6.98%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 108 (6.55%) Relational Database
12 97 (5.89%) NoSQL
13 70 (4.25%) OLAP
14 56 (3.40%) Data Mart
15 51 (3.09%) SAP Data Services
16 50 (3.03%) Spotfire
17 47 (2.85%) Apache Hive
18 45 (2.73%) RDBMS
19 44 (2.67%) SQL Server 2008
20 42 (2.55%) SAP HANA
Development Applications
1 57 (3.46%) Talend Open Studio
2 38 (2.31%) Visual Studio
3 26 (1.58%) ERwin
4 24 (1.46%) JIRA
5 23 (1.40%) Team Foundation Server
6 14 (0.85%) ProC
6 14 (0.85%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
7 13 (0.79%) Git (software)
8 10 (0.61%) Eclipse
9 8 (0.49%) Grunt
9 8 (0.49%) gulp
10 7 (0.42%) Bower
10 7 (0.42%) PHPUnit
10 7 (0.42%) Vagrant
11 6 (0.36%) Rational Rhapsody
11 6 (0.36%) Subversion
12 5 (0.30%) Oracle APEX
12 5 (0.30%) RStudio
13 4 (0.24%) Oracle Forms
14 3 (0.18%) Selenium
General
1 528 (32.04%) Finance
2 172 (10.44%) Banking
3 122 (7.40%) Marketing
4 103 (6.25%) Retail
5 93 (5.64%) Investment Banking
6 87 (5.28%) Retail Banking
7 76 (4.61%) Telecoms
8 58 (3.52%) Legal
9 57 (3.46%) Manufacturing
10 39 (2.37%) Front Office
11 36 (2.18%) Electronics
12 27 (1.64%) Publishing
13 26 (1.58%) Advertising
14 25 (1.52%) Corporate Banking
14 25 (1.52%) Private Banking
15 24 (1.46%) Pharmaceutical
16 19 (1.15%) Games
17 14 (0.85%) French Language
18 10 (0.61%) Aerospace
18 10 (0.61%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 459 (27.85%) Analyst
2 348 (21.12%) Developer
3 270 (16.38%) Data Analyst
4 206 (12.50%) Architect
5 145 (8.80%) Data Architect
6 131 (7.95%) Data Manager
7 120 (7.28%) Business Analyst
8 117 (7.10%) Consultant
9 101 (6.13%) SQL Developer
10 93 (5.64%) Business Intelligence Developer
11 85 (5.16%) SQL Analyst
12 81 (4.92%) Data Consultant
13 62 (3.76%) ETL Developer
14 57 (3.46%) SQL Data Analyst
15 56 (3.40%) Data Business Analyst
16 51 (3.09%) Senior Analyst
17 46 (2.79%) Business Developer
18 41 (2.49%) Data Warehouse Developer
19 40 (2.43%) Product Manager
20 39 (2.37%) Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 81 (4.92%) Web Services
2 61 (3.70%) .NET
3 57 (3.46%) XML
4 31 (1.88%) MDX
5 28 (1.70%) HTML
6 26 (1.58%) Kafka
7 23 (1.40%) JSON
8 18 (1.09%) CSS
9 17 (1.03%) AngularJS
9 17 (1.03%) Middleware
10 16 (0.97%) REST
11 15 (0.91%) HTML5
12 14 (0.85%) Natural Language Processing
13 12 (0.73%) XSD
14 10 (0.61%) RESTful
14 10 (0.61%) SOAP
15 9 (0.55%) D3.js
15 9 (0.55%) jQuery
16 8 (0.49%) React
17 7 (0.42%) Laravel
Miscellaneous
1 354 (21.48%) Analytical Skills
2 165 (10.01%) Management Information System
3 121 (7.34%) Data Structures
4 91 (5.52%) Reference Data
5 49 (2.97%) Computer Science
6 31 (1.88%) User Experience
7 25 (1.52%) NHS
8 22 (1.33%) Hybrid Cloud
9 21 (1.27%) Equities
9 21 (1.27%) Fintech
10 19 (1.15%) Replication
11 18 (1.09%) Life Science
11 18 (1.09%) Taxonomies
12 17 (1.03%) Algorithms
13 16 (0.97%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
13 16 (0.97%) Virtual Team
14 15 (0.91%) Analytical Mindset
15 14 (0.85%) Social Media
16 13 (0.79%) Data Centre
16 13 (0.79%) Data Protection Act
Operating Systems
1 77 (4.67%) Windows
2 46 (2.79%) Unix
3 38 (2.31%) Linux
4 16 (0.97%) Windows Server 2008
5 13 (0.79%) Windows Server
6 2 (0.12%) Windows 10
7 1 (0.061%) Apple iOS
7 1 (0.061%) Mac OS
7 1 (0.061%) Mac OS X
7 1 (0.061%) Windows 7
7 1 (0.061%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 653 (39.62%) Data Management
2 612 (37.14%) Business Intelligence
3 495 (30.04%) ETL
4 453 (27.49%) Analytics
5 410 (24.88%) Data Governance
6 400 (24.27%) Data Modelling
7 296 (17.96%) Agile Software Development
8 267 (16.20%) Data Analysis
9 244 (14.81%) Master Data Management
10 235 (14.26%) Data Integration
11 233 (14.14%) Data Architecture
12 219 (13.29%) Visualisation
13 191 (11.59%) Migration
14 173 (10.50%) Data Analytics
15 152 (9.22%) Stakeholder Management
16 150 (9.10%) CRM
17 149 (9.04%) Data Cleansing
18 147 (8.92%) Project Management
19 143 (8.68%) Data Migration
20 137 (8.31%) Business Analysis
Programming Languages
1 766 (46.48%) SQL
2 159 (9.65%) T-SQL
3 124 (7.52%) Python
4 94 (5.70%) PL/SQL
5 86 (5.22%) R
6 69 (4.19%) Java
7 66 (4.00%) VBA
8 45 (2.73%) C#
9 33 (2.00%) JavaScript
10 32 (1.94%) VB
11 22 (1.33%) Scala
12 19 (1.15%) C
13 17 (1.03%) MATLAB
14 14 (0.85%) PROC SQL
15 13 (0.79%) VBScript
16 11 (0.67%) PHP
16 11 (0.67%) PowerShell
17 10 (0.61%) VB.NET
18 9 (0.55%) Perl
19 7 (0.42%) Apex Code
Qualifications
1 228 (13.83%) Degree
2 49 (2.97%) Security Cleared
3 34 (2.06%) Microsoft Certification
4 25 (1.52%) SC Cleared
5 24 (1.46%) CISM
5 24 (1.46%) CISSP
6 21 (1.27%) CCSA
6 21 (1.27%) PMI Certification
7 20 (1.21%) Computer Science Degree
7 20 (1.21%) PMP
8 17 (1.03%) MBA
9 16 (0.97%) ISEB
9 16 (0.97%) MCSA
9 16 (0.97%) PhD
10 15 (0.91%) Numerate Degree
11 14 (0.85%) SAS Certification
12 8 (0.49%) MCDBA
12 8 (0.49%) MCSE
13 7 (0.42%) CTC Cleared
14 5 (0.30%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 112 (6.80%) QA
2 92 (5.58%) GDPR
3 33 (2.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 31 (1.88%) SLA
5 28 (1.70%) PCI DSS
6 21 (1.27%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
7 17 (1.03%) PMO
8 14 (0.85%) MiFID
9 13 (0.79%) Solvency II
10 9 (0.55%) CRD IV
10 9 (0.55%) EMIR
11 6 (0.36%) GCP
12 5 (0.30%) NEBOSH
13 4 (0.24%) IFRS
13 4 (0.24%) IFRS 9
14 3 (0.18%) COBIT
14 3 (0.18%) GxP
15 2 (0.12%) ISO 14001
15 2 (0.12%) ISO 20022
15 2 (0.12%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 17 (1.03%) Active Directory
1 17 (1.03%) Apache Flume
2 10 (0.61%) HDFS
3 5 (0.30%) Firmware
3 5 (0.30%) Virtual Machines
4 3 (0.18%) Hyper-V
4 3 (0.18%) Virtual Desktop
5 2 (0.12%) Docker
Systems Management
1 12 (0.73%) Microsoft Clustering
2 11 (0.67%) Puppet
3 9 (0.55%) Failover Clustering
4 7 (0.42%) Nagios
4 7 (0.42%) Oozie
5 6 (0.36%) SCCM
5 6 (0.36%) SCOM
6 5 (0.30%) Perfmon
7 2 (0.12%) Hadoop YARN
7 2 (0.12%) HP Quality Center
7 2 (0.12%) Kubernetes
7 2 (0.12%) Oracle EDQ
7 2 (0.12%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
8 1 (0.061%) AirWatch
8 1 (0.061%) Ambari
8 1 (0.061%) Ansible
8 1 (0.061%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 341 (20.69%) Microsoft
2 256 (15.53%) Oracle
3 213 (12.92%) Tableau
4 172 (10.44%) SAP
5 132 (8.01%) Informatica
6 79 (4.79%) IBM
7 57 (3.46%) Talend
8 56 (3.40%) Salesforce.com
9 51 (3.09%) Teradata
10 42 (2.55%) Cloudera
11 40 (2.43%) Cognos
11 40 (2.43%) Google
12 29 (1.76%) Sybase
13 27 (1.64%) Hortonworks
13 27 (1.64%) MicroStrategy
14 26 (1.58%) Netezza
15 25 (1.52%) Cognizant
16 23 (1.40%) Ab Initio
17 21 (1.27%) MapR
17 21 (1.27%) ServiceNow