Period
to 22 September 2019

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 September 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Data Quality
UK
6 months to
22 Sep 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 326 348 363
Rank change year-on-year +22 +15 +8
Permanent jobs citing Data Quality 1,376 1,547 1,620
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.99% 0.93% 0.92%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 7.44% 7.07% 7.43%
Number of salaries quoted 1,042 1,153 1,153
UK median annual salary £52,500 £55,000 £52,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.55% +5.77% +1.46%
10th Percentile £31,500 £30,500 £30,079
90th Percentile £92,500 £87,500 £82,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year -5.26% +5.56% -

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 18,506 21,885 21,797
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 13.30% 13.14% 12.34%
Number of salaries quoted 13,669 16,628 16,149
UK median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
10th Percentile £28,000 £28,500 £27,500
90th Percentile £82,500 £80,000 £77,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year - +5.88% -

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 September 2019.

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 September 2019. 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 +39 1,323 £53,000 -3.64% 204
UK excluding London +35 730 £45,000 -5.26% 145
London +21 619 £62,500 +4.17% 75
South East +23 228 £47,500 -5.00% 48
East of England +116 154 £55,000 -8.33% 16
North of England -26 131 £42,500 - 25
Midlands +40 130 £41,500 -18.84% 22
West Midlands +45 82 £41,000 -20.03% 13
North West +7 64 £51,871 +29.68% 18
Yorkshire -17 63 £42,500 -5.56% 5
South West -20 62 £45,000 -5.26% 18
East Midlands +25 48 £47,500 -2.56% 9
Scotland -26 18 £47,500 +5.56% 11
Wales +6 7 £43,500 -20.91% 3
North East +10 4 £32,089 -14.43% 2
Northern Ireland - 1 - - 2

For the 6 months to 22 September 2019, 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.

1 620 (45.06%) SQL
2 490 (35.61%) Analytics
3 471 (34.23%) Business Intelligence
4 447 (32.49%) Data Management
5 399 (29.00%) Data Warehouse
6 398 (28.92%) ETL
7 374 (27.18%) Agile Software Development
8 354 (25.73%) Data Modelling
9 350 (25.44%) Finance
10 333 (24.20%) Analytical Skills
11 304 (22.09%) Data Governance
12 274 (19.91%) SQL Server
13 234 (17.01%) Microsoft
14 212 (15.41%) Problem-Solving
15 210 (15.26%) SQL Server Integration Services
16 205 (14.90%) Power BI
16 205 (14.90%) Power Platform
17 201 (14.61%) Visualisation
18 199 (14.46%) Migration
19 197 (14.32%) Microsoft Excel
20 194 (14.10%) Data Integration
21 189 (13.74%) Data Architecture
22 186 (13.52%) Big Data
23 175 (12.72%) Data Analysis
24 170 (12.35%) Degree
25 168 (12.21%) SQL Server Reporting Services
26 165 (11.99%) Python
27 163 (11.85%) Data Migration
27 163 (11.85%) Master Data Management
28 162 (11.77%) 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 94 (6.83%) Apache Spark
2 70 (5.09%) SAS
3 43 (3.13%) Smallworld
4 40 (2.91%) Confluence
5 33 (2.40%) SharePoint
6 20 (1.45%) Apache
7 7 (0.51%) Elasticsearch
8 4 (0.29%) Oracle Workflow
9 3 (0.22%) Apache Airflow
9 3 (0.22%) Apache Pig
9 3 (0.22%) Apache Solr
9 3 (0.22%) BizTalk Server
9 3 (0.22%) WebSphere
9 3 (0.22%) WebSphere Application Server
10 2 (0.15%) Appian
10 2 (0.15%) NetWeaver
10 2 (0.15%) Oracle Coherence
10 2 (0.15%) WordPress
11 1 (0.073%) Anypoint
11 1 (0.073%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 197 (14.32%) Microsoft Excel
2 54 (3.92%) Microsoft Office
3 19 (1.38%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 11 (0.80%) SPSS
5 9 (0.65%) MS Visio
6 4 (0.29%) Spreadsheet
7 2 (0.15%) Notepad++
8 1 (0.073%) CPLEX
8 1 (0.073%) Microsoft Project
8 1 (0.073%) PTC Creo
8 1 (0.073%) Siemens NX
Business Applications
1 26 (1.89%) Dynamics CRM
2 18 (1.31%) NetSuite
3 11 (0.80%) Oracle ERP
4 9 (0.65%) SAP S/4HANA
5 8 (0.58%) Cognos Business Intelligence
6 7 (0.51%) SAP ERP
7 5 (0.36%) Oracle EBS
7 5 (0.36%) PolarLake
8 3 (0.22%) HFM
8 3 (0.22%) Hyperion Planning
8 3 (0.22%) Oracle Payables
8 3 (0.22%) Salesforce.com CRM
8 3 (0.22%) SAP HR
9 2 (0.15%) FastStats PeopleStage
9 2 (0.15%) Oracle Assets
9 2 (0.15%) Oracle Receivables
9 2 (0.15%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
9 2 (0.15%) Raiser's Edge
9 2 (0.15%) SAP MDG
9 2 (0.15%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
Cloud Services
1 205 (14.90%) Power Platform
2 142 (10.32%) Azure
3 117 (8.50%) AWS
4 41 (2.98%) PaaS
5 39 (2.83%) GCP
6 35 (2.54%) SaaS
7 31 (2.25%) Dynamics 365
8 25 (1.82%) Amazon S3
9 24 (1.74%) Google Analytics
10 21 (1.53%) Azure Data Factory
11 17 (1.24%) IaaS
12 16 (1.16%) Amazon EMR
12 16 (1.16%) Cloud Computing
13 15 (1.09%) Serverless
14 14 (1.02%) Office 365
15 12 (0.87%) OpenShift
16 11 (0.80%) Salesforce Service Cloud
17 10 (0.73%) Amazon ECS
17 10 (0.73%) BrowserStack
17 10 (0.73%) iPaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (0.51%) Broadband
1 7 (0.51%) FTP
1 7 (0.51%) Kerberos
2 6 (0.44%) Firewall
2 6 (0.44%) VPN
3 4 (0.29%) HTTP
4 3 (0.22%) HTTPS
4 3 (0.22%) Network Security
5 2 (0.15%) DNS
5 2 (0.15%) LAN
5 2 (0.15%) SAN
5 2 (0.15%) Skype
5 2 (0.15%) SSL
5 2 (0.15%) WAN
6 1 (0.073%) FCoE
6 1 (0.073%) Internet
6 1 (0.073%) Intranet
6 1 (0.073%) SMTP
6 1 (0.073%) SSH
6 1 (0.073%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 399 (29.00%) Data Warehouse
2 274 (19.91%) SQL Server
3 210 (15.26%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 205 (14.90%) Power BI
5 186 (13.52%) Big Data
6 168 (12.21%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 121 (8.79%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 106 (7.70%) Hadoop
9 85 (6.18%) Relational Database
10 66 (4.80%) NoSQL
11 63 (4.58%) Data Lake
12 62 (4.51%) QlikView
13 49 (3.56%) Apache Hive
14 47 (3.42%) BusinessObjects
15 45 (3.27%) GIS
16 41 (2.98%) Star Schema
17 36 (2.62%) MongoDB
18 34 (2.47%) SQL Server 2012
19 33 (2.40%) RDBMS
20 32 (2.33%) HBase
Development Applications
1 92 (6.69%) JIRA
2 29 (2.11%) Git (software)
3 25 (1.82%) Jenkins
4 22 (1.60%) ERwin
5 18 (1.31%) Selenium
6 17 (1.24%) Team Foundation Server
7 11 (0.80%) Cucumber
7 11 (0.80%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
8 9 (0.65%) LSMW
9 8 (0.58%) Maven
10 6 (0.44%) Visual Studio
11 5 (0.36%) Hudson
12 4 (0.29%) JMeter
12 4 (0.29%) Oracle Forms
12 4 (0.29%) Subversion
13 3 (0.22%) Eclipse
13 3 (0.22%) Visual Studio Team System
14 2 (0.15%) Appium
14 2 (0.15%) TeamCity
14 2 (0.15%) WebDriver
General
1 350 (25.44%) Finance
2 107 (7.78%) Banking
3 79 (5.74%) Retail
4 72 (5.23%) Marketing
5 36 (2.62%) Telecoms
6 30 (2.18%) Manufacturing
7 28 (2.03%) Front Office
8 27 (1.96%) Legal
9 26 (1.89%) Games
10 25 (1.82%) Law
11 20 (1.45%) Public Sector
12 18 (1.31%) General Ledger
13 16 (1.16%) Publishing
14 9 (0.65%) Billing
14 9 (0.65%) Retail Banking
15 8 (0.58%) Advertising
16 7 (0.51%) Back Office
16 7 (0.51%) Housing Association
16 7 (0.51%) Investment Banking
17 6 (0.44%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 358 (26.02%) Analyst
2 217 (15.77%) Data Analyst
3 179 (13.01%) Developer
4 162 (11.77%) Architect
5 115 (8.36%) Data Manager
6 110 (7.99%) Data Architect
7 91 (6.61%) Data Engineer
8 80 (5.81%) Business Intelligence Developer
9 77 (5.60%) Consultant
10 62 (4.51%) Data Consultant
11 56 (4.07%) Business Analyst
12 50 (3.63%) Business Intelligence Analyst
13 49 (3.56%) SQL Analyst
13 49 (3.56%) SQL Developer
14 45 (3.27%) Data Quality Analyst
15 44 (3.20%) Solutions Architect
16 42 (3.05%) Quality Analyst
16 42 (3.05%) SQL Data Analyst
17 36 (2.62%) Fibre Planner
17 36 (2.62%) Senior Data Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 38 (2.76%) Web Services
2 36 (2.62%) JSON
3 33 (2.40%) Kafka
4 31 (2.25%) REST
5 29 (2.11%) .NET
6 27 (1.96%) J2EE
7 24 (1.74%) MDX
7 24 (1.74%) XML
8 19 (1.38%) HTML
9 12 (0.87%) .NET Framework
10 11 (0.80%) OAuth
10 11 (0.80%) SAML
10 11 (0.80%) Spring Boot
11 10 (0.73%) Apache Beam
11 10 (0.73%) Pandas
11 10 (0.73%) Redux
12 9 (0.65%) Apache Camel
12 9 (0.65%) LAPP Stack
13 7 (0.51%) NumPy
13 7 (0.51%) Spark Streaming
Miscellaneous
1 333 (24.20%) Analytical Skills
2 144 (10.47%) Management Information System
3 59 (4.29%) Reference Data
4 53 (3.85%) Data Structures
5 50 (3.63%) Driving Licence
6 37 (2.69%) Algorithms
7 36 (2.62%) Self-Motivation
8 35 (2.54%) User Experience
9 30 (2.18%) Virtual Team
10 25 (1.82%) Derivative
11 23 (1.67%) Enterprise Software
11 23 (1.67%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
12 22 (1.60%) Fixed Income
13 21 (1.53%) Equities
14 20 (1.45%) NHS
15 17 (1.24%) Reinsurance
16 12 (0.87%) Greenfield Project
16 12 (0.87%) Taxonomies
17 11 (0.80%) Data Centre
18 10 (0.73%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 47 (3.42%) Linux
2 27 (1.96%) Unix
3 10 (0.73%) Windows
4 2 (0.15%) Windows Server
5 1 (0.073%) Windows 7
5 1 (0.073%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 490 (35.61%) Analytics
2 471 (34.23%) Business Intelligence
3 447 (32.49%) Data Management
4 398 (28.92%) ETL
5 374 (27.18%) Agile Software Development
6 354 (25.73%) Data Modelling
7 304 (22.09%) Data Governance
8 212 (15.41%) Problem-Solving
9 201 (14.61%) Visualisation
10 199 (14.46%) Migration
11 194 (14.10%) Data Integration
12 189 (13.74%) Data Architecture
13 175 (12.72%) Data Analysis
14 163 (11.85%) Data Migration
14 163 (11.85%) Master Data Management
15 150 (10.90%) Project Management
16 147 (10.68%) Data Science
17 138 (10.03%) Data Analytics
18 128 (9.30%) Data Strategy
19 126 (9.16%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 620 (45.06%) SQL
2 165 (11.99%) Python
3 117 (8.50%) T-SQL
4 93 (6.76%) Java
5 72 (5.23%) R
6 59 (4.29%) VBA
7 55 (4.00%) C#
8 37 (2.69%) Scala
9 29 (2.11%) PL/SQL
10 20 (1.45%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
11 18 (1.31%) PowerShell
12 16 (1.16%) JavaScript
12 16 (1.16%) Shell Script
13 15 (1.09%) PHP
14 12 (0.87%) Bash Shell
14 12 (0.87%) C++
14 12 (0.87%) HiveQL
15 11 (0.80%) VB
16 10 (0.73%) C
17 8 (0.58%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 170 (12.35%) Degree
2 58 (4.22%) Security Cleared
3 31 (2.25%) SC Cleared
4 30 (2.18%) Computer Science Degree
5 22 (1.60%) Master's Degree
6 15 (1.09%) Microsoft Certification
6 15 (1.09%) PhD
7 13 (0.94%) ISTQB
8 8 (0.58%) MCSE
8 8 (0.58%) TOGAF Certification
9 6 (0.44%) AWS Certification
9 6 (0.44%) MCITP
9 6 (0.44%) MCSA
10 4 (0.29%) CTC Cleared
10 4 (0.29%) HND
10 4 (0.29%) Numerate Degree
10 4 (0.29%) PMP
11 3 (0.22%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
11 3 (0.22%) PMI Certification
12 2 (0.15%) SAP Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 98 (7.12%) GDPR
2 60 (4.36%) QA
3 19 (1.38%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 16 (1.16%) PMO
5 14 (1.02%) COBIT
6 9 (0.65%) SLA
7 8 (0.58%) NIST
8 6 (0.44%) NCSC
8 6 (0.44%) Solvency II
9 5 (0.36%) IFRS
10 3 (0.22%) Actionable Recommendations
11 2 (0.15%) ISO 22301
11 2 (0.15%) ISO 9000
11 2 (0.15%) PCI DSS
12 1 (0.073%) Dodd-Frank
12 1 (0.073%) FATCA
12 1 (0.073%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 38 (2.76%) Docker
2 35 (2.54%) HDFS
3 13 (0.94%) Active Directory
4 11 (0.80%) Apache ZooKeeper
5 7 (0.51%) Apache Flume
5 7 (0.51%) Virtual Machines
6 2 (0.15%) VMware Infrastructure
6 2 (0.15%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 29 (2.11%) Kubernetes
2 22 (1.60%) Oozie
3 21 (1.53%) Hadoop YARN
4 10 (0.73%) Kibana
4 10 (0.73%) Marathon
4 10 (0.73%) Mesos
5 9 (0.65%) Terraform
6 7 (0.51%) Puppet
6 7 (0.51%) Single Sign-On
7 5 (0.36%) Ambari
8 4 (0.29%) Control-M
9 3 (0.22%) Ansible
9 3 (0.22%) BMC PATROL
9 3 (0.22%) Nagios
9 3 (0.22%) Opscode Chef
9 3 (0.22%) SCCM
10 2 (0.15%) Check_MK
10 2 (0.15%) Rsyslog
10 2 (0.15%) WSUS
11 1 (0.073%) Avamar
Vendors
1 234 (17.01%) Microsoft
2 162 (11.77%) Tableau
3 160 (11.63%) Oracle
4 157 (11.41%) Informatica
5 134 (9.74%) SAP
6 81 (5.89%) Salesforce.com
7 73 (5.31%) IBM
8 65 (4.72%) Google
9 37 (2.69%) Talend
10 28 (2.03%) Cognos
10 28 (2.03%) Splunk
11 25 (1.82%) MuleSoft
12 21 (1.53%) Jitterbit
12 21 (1.53%) Teradata
13 20 (1.45%) Cloudera
14 19 (1.38%) Hortonworks
14 19 (1.38%) Pega
15 16 (1.16%) Databricks
15 16 (1.16%) HubSpot
16 12 (0.87%) ServiceNow