Period
to 18 October 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 18 October 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Data Quality
UK
6 months to
18 Oct 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 346 362 340
Rank change year-on-year +16 -22 +56
Permanent jobs citing Data Quality 1621 1592 2105
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.93% 0.83% 0.97%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 7.42% 6.35% 7.57%
Number of salaries quoted 1159 1213 1587
UK median annual salary £52,500 £51,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.94% +3.00% -
10th Percentile £31,250 £29,250 £31,250
90th Percentile £82,500 £83,750 £85,000
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 21845 25080 27818
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 12.51% 13.08% 12.77%
Number of salaries quoted 16220 19832 21995
UK median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +11.11% -
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 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +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 October 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 18 October 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 +27 1545 £52,500 - 120
London +15 842 £60,000 +4.35% 64
UK excluding London +49 753 £45,000 - 61
North of England +46 236 £37,500 -3.85% 14
South East +30 218 £52,000 +4.00% 10
North West +23 138 £36,254 -9.37% 5
Midlands +32 107 £42,500 -7.61% 13
East of England +20 82 £50,000 +11.11% 10
West Midlands +18 75 £42,500 -15.00% 9
Yorkshire +16 68 £38,500 +8.45% 8
Scotland +10 56 £50,000 +19.61% 4
South West +2 52 £45,000 -10.00% 9
East Midlands +54 32 £41,750 -7.22% 4
North East +34 30 £65,000 +66.67% 1
Wales +26 12 £27,000 -18.18% 1
Northern Ireland -25 1 - -

For the 6 months to 18 October 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.

1 752 (46.39%) SQL
2 639 (39.42%) Data Management
3 604 (37.26%) Business Intelligence
4 508 (31.34%) Data Warehouse
4 508 (31.34%) Finance
5 489 (30.17%) ETL
6 465 (28.69%) Analytics
7 415 (25.60%) SQL Server
8 395 (24.37%) Data Modelling
9 378 (23.32%) Data Governance
10 355 (21.90%) Analytical Skills
11 323 (19.93%) Microsoft
12 276 (17.03%) Data Analysis
13 267 (16.47%) Agile Software Development
14 257 (15.85%) Degree
15 245 (15.11%) Big Data
16 241 (14.87%) Visualisation
16 241 (14.87%) SQL Server Integration Services
17 239 (14.74%) Oracle
18 235 (14.50%) Microsoft Excel
19 233 (14.37%) Master Data Management
20 223 (13.76%) Data Integration
21 220 (13.57%) Data Architecture
22 217 (13.39%) Tableau
23 202 (12.46%) SQL Server Reporting Services
24 189 (11.66%) Retail
25 179 (11.04%) Migration
25 179 (11.04%) T-SQL
26 178 (10.98%) Management Information System
27 177 (10.92%) 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
1 136 (8.39%) SAS
2 86 (5.31%) Apache Spark
3 64 (3.95%) SharePoint
4 28 (1.73%) IIS
5 26 (1.60%) Apache
6 25 (1.54%) CMS
7 20 (1.23%) Tomcat
8 15 (0.93%) SharePoint Server
9 14 (0.86%) Apache Pig
9 14 (0.86%) Sitecore CMS
10 10 (0.62%) MS Exchange
11 7 (0.43%) Confluence
11 7 (0.43%) OpenEdge
12 6 (0.37%) BizTalk Server
13 5 (0.31%) Oracle SOA Suite
14 4 (0.25%) Elasticsearch
15 3 (0.19%) Apache Airflow
15 3 (0.19%) SharePoint 2010
15 3 (0.19%) SharePoint 2013
16 2 (0.12%) WebSphere
Applications
1 235 (14.50%) Microsoft Excel
2 89 (5.49%) Microsoft Office
3 63 (3.89%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 40 (2.47%) MS Visio
5 35 (2.16%) SPSS
6 22 (1.36%) Spreadsheet
7 2 (0.12%) EngageOne
8 1 (0.062%) AutoCAD
8 1 (0.062%) EViews
Business Applications
1 23 (1.42%) Dynamics CRM
2 18 (1.11%) Salesforce.com CRM
3 16 (0.99%) Dynamics AX
3 16 (0.99%) SAP MDM
4 12 (0.74%) SAP MDG
5 9 (0.56%) SAP MM
6 8 (0.49%) Dynamics GP
7 7 (0.43%) SAP ERP
8 5 (0.31%) FastStats
8 5 (0.31%) SAP PP
9 4 (0.25%) Oracle CRM
9 4 (0.25%) Raiser's Edge
9 4 (0.25%) SAP Hybris
9 4 (0.25%) SAP PM
10 3 (0.19%) Adobe Campaign
10 3 (0.19%) SystmOne
10 3 (0.19%) Unica
11 2 (0.12%) NetSuite
11 2 (0.12%) SAP FSCM
11 2 (0.12%) thinkFolio
Cloud Services
1 92 (5.68%) Amazon AWS
2 65 (4.01%) Microsoft Azure
3 25 (1.54%) Google Cloud Platform
4 19 (1.17%) Office 365
5 15 (0.93%) iPaaS
6 10 (0.62%) Google Analytics
6 10 (0.62%) PaaS
7 9 (0.56%) Cloud Computing
8 8 (0.49%) Amazon Kinesis
8 8 (0.49%) GitHub
9 7 (0.43%) SaaS
10 6 (0.37%) IaaS
11 5 (0.31%) Amazon EMR
11 5 (0.31%) Force.com
12 4 (0.25%) Dynamics 365
12 4 (0.25%) FinancialForce
12 4 (0.25%) Mimecast
13 3 (0.19%) Azure Machine Learning
13 3 (0.19%) BlueKai
13 3 (0.19%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 7 (0.43%) Internet
1 7 (0.43%) NAS
1 7 (0.43%) SAN
2 6 (0.37%) Intranet
3 5 (0.31%) SMS
4 4 (0.25%) LAN
4 4 (0.25%) WAN
5 3 (0.19%) Skype
6 1 (0.062%) DNS
6 1 (0.062%) GSM
6 1 (0.062%) HTTP
6 1 (0.062%) Kerberos
6 1 (0.062%) LDAP
6 1 (0.062%) PBX
6 1 (0.062%) TCP/IP
6 1 (0.062%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 508 (31.34%) Data Warehouse
2 415 (25.60%) SQL Server
3 245 (15.11%) Big Data
4 241 (14.87%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 202 (12.46%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 155 (9.56%) Hadoop
7 127 (7.83%) Power BI
8 126 (7.77%) QlikView
9 124 (7.65%) BusinessObjects
10 123 (7.59%) Relational Database
11 111 (6.85%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 102 (6.29%) NoSQL
13 74 (4.57%) OLAP
14 59 (3.64%) Data Mart
15 50 (3.08%) RDBMS
16 47 (2.90%) Data Mining
17 46 (2.84%) SAP Data Services
17 46 (2.84%) Spotfire
17 46 (2.84%) SQL Server 2008
18 44 (2.71%) Apache Hive
Development Applications
1 47 (2.90%) Talend Open Studio
2 26 (1.60%) ERwin
2 26 (1.60%) Visual Studio
3 24 (1.48%) JIRA
3 24 (1.48%) Team Foundation Server
4 16 (0.99%) ProC
5 13 (0.80%) Git (software)
6 10 (0.62%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
7 8 (0.49%) Grunt
7 8 (0.49%) gulp
8 7 (0.43%) Bower
8 7 (0.43%) Eclipse
8 7 (0.43%) PHPUnit
8 7 (0.43%) Rational Rhapsody
8 7 (0.43%) Vagrant
9 6 (0.37%) Subversion
10 5 (0.31%) Oracle APEX
10 5 (0.31%) RStudio
11 4 (0.25%) Oracle Forms
11 4 (0.25%) TestRail
General
1 508 (31.34%) Finance
2 189 (11.66%) Retail
3 159 (9.81%) Banking
4 126 (7.77%) Marketing
5 93 (5.74%) Investment Banking
6 86 (5.31%) Retail Banking
7 68 (4.19%) Telecoms
8 63 (3.89%) Legal
9 52 (3.21%) Manufacturing
10 42 (2.59%) Front Office
11 32 (1.97%) Electronics
12 30 (1.85%) Publishing
13 27 (1.67%) Pharmaceutical
14 20 (1.23%) Corporate Banking
15 18 (1.11%) Private Banking
16 17 (1.05%) Games
17 14 (0.86%) French Language
18 12 (0.74%) Advertising
19 10 (0.62%) Aerospace
19 10 (0.62%) Military
Job Titles
1 460 (28.38%) Analyst
2 329 (20.30%) Developer
3 263 (16.22%) Data Analyst
4 207 (12.77%) Architect
5 143 (8.82%) Data Architect
6 128 (7.90%) Data Manager
7 119 (7.34%) Business Analyst
7 119 (7.34%) Consultant
8 107 (6.60%) SQL Developer
9 88 (5.43%) Business Intelligence Developer
10 84 (5.18%) SQL Analyst
11 80 (4.94%) Data Consultant
12 74 (4.57%) ETL Developer
13 61 (3.76%) Data Business Analyst
14 49 (3.02%) Senior Analyst
14 49 (3.02%) SQL Data Analyst
15 44 (2.71%) Data Warehouse Developer
16 43 (2.65%) Data Quality Analyst
17 40 (2.47%) SQL Server Developer
18 38 (2.34%) Service Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 75 (4.63%) Web Services
2 67 (4.13%) .NET
3 60 (3.70%) XML
4 30 (1.85%) Kafka
5 25 (1.54%) HTML
5 25 (1.54%) JSON
5 25 (1.54%) MDX
6 19 (1.17%) SOAP
7 18 (1.11%) Natural Language Processing
7 18 (1.11%) REST
8 15 (0.93%) CSS
8 15 (0.93%) RESTful
9 14 (0.86%) AngularJS
10 13 (0.80%) Middleware
10 13 (0.80%) Pandas
11 12 (0.74%) HTML5
12 10 (0.62%) TensorFlow
12 10 (0.62%) Theano
13 9 (0.56%) D3.js
13 9 (0.56%) Keras
Miscellaneous
1 355 (21.90%) Analytical Skills
2 178 (10.98%) Management Information System
3 123 (7.59%) Data Structures
4 86 (5.31%) Reference Data
5 66 (4.07%) Computer Science
6 31 (1.91%) User Experience
7 28 (1.73%) NHS
8 25 (1.54%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 22 (1.36%) Life Science
10 21 (1.30%) Replication
11 20 (1.23%) Fintech
11 20 (1.23%) Hybrid Cloud
12 17 (1.05%) Algorithms
12 17 (1.05%) Taxonomies
13 15 (0.93%) Equities
13 15 (0.93%) Social Media
14 14 (0.86%) Data Protection Act
14 14 (0.86%) Derivative
14 14 (0.86%) Virtual Team
15 12 (0.74%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 71 (4.38%) Windows
2 42 (2.59%) Linux
3 41 (2.53%) Unix
4 16 (0.99%) Windows Server 2008
5 14 (0.86%) Windows Server
6 2 (0.12%) Windows 10
6 2 (0.12%) Windows 7
6 2 (0.12%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (0.062%) Android
7 1 (0.062%) Apple iOS
7 1 (0.062%) Mac OS
7 1 (0.062%) Mac OS X
7 1 (0.062%) Windows 8
7 1 (0.062%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 639 (39.42%) Data Management
2 604 (37.26%) Business Intelligence
3 489 (30.17%) ETL
4 465 (28.69%) Analytics
5 395 (24.37%) Data Modelling
6 378 (23.32%) Data Governance
7 276 (17.03%) Data Analysis
8 267 (16.47%) Agile Software Development
9 241 (14.87%) Visualisation
10 233 (14.37%) Master Data Management
11 223 (13.76%) Data Integration
12 220 (13.57%) Data Architecture
13 179 (11.04%) Migration
14 177 (10.92%) Data Analytics
15 155 (9.56%) Information Management
16 141 (8.70%) CRM
17 137 (8.45%) Project Management
18 135 (8.33%) Stakeholder Management
19 132 (8.14%) Data Cleansing
20 129 (7.96%) Data Migration
Programming Languages
1 752 (46.39%) SQL
2 179 (11.04%) T-SQL
3 135 (8.33%) Python
4 100 (6.17%) PL/SQL
5 89 (5.49%) R
6 79 (4.87%) Java
7 65 (4.01%) VBA
8 55 (3.39%) C#
9 38 (2.34%) VB
10 33 (2.04%) JavaScript
11 21 (1.30%) Scala
12 20 (1.23%) C
13 16 (0.99%) PROC SQL
14 14 (0.86%) MATLAB
14 14 (0.86%) VB.NET
15 13 (0.80%) VBScript
16 12 (0.74%) C++
17 11 (0.68%) Perl
17 11 (0.68%) PHP
18 8 (0.49%) Apex Code
Qualifications
1 257 (15.85%) Degree
2 41 (2.53%) Security Cleared
3 36 (2.22%) Microsoft Certification
4 26 (1.60%) SC Cleared
5 25 (1.54%) Computer Science Degree
6 21 (1.30%) CISM
6 21 (1.30%) CISSP
7 19 (1.17%) CCSA
7 19 (1.17%) PhD
7 19 (1.17%) PMI Certification
8 18 (1.11%) PMP
9 17 (1.05%) Numerate Degree
10 16 (0.99%) MCSA
10 16 (0.99%) SAS Certification
11 15 (0.93%) ISEB
12 8 (0.49%) MCDBA
12 8 (0.49%) MCSE
13 7 (0.43%) CTC Cleared
14 6 (0.37%) CITP
14 6 (0.37%) MBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 99 (6.11%) QA
2 85 (5.24%) GDPR
3 33 (2.04%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 28 (1.73%) PCI DSS
5 25 (1.54%) SLA
6 19 (1.17%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
7 17 (1.05%) PMO
8 14 (0.86%) MiFID
8 14 (0.86%) Solvency II
9 7 (0.43%) CRD IV
9 7 (0.43%) EMIR
10 5 (0.31%) GCP
10 5 (0.31%) GxP
10 5 (0.31%) NEBOSH
11 4 (0.25%) IFRS
11 4 (0.25%) IFRS 9
12 3 (0.19%) COBIT
13 2 (0.12%) ISO 14001
13 2 (0.12%) ISO 20022
13 2 (0.12%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 16 (0.99%) Apache Flume
2 13 (0.80%) Active Directory
3 10 (0.62%) HDFS
4 5 (0.31%) Firmware
4 5 (0.31%) Virtual Machines
5 4 (0.25%) Virtual Desktop
6 3 (0.19%) Docker
6 3 (0.19%) Hyper-V
7 1 (0.062%) XenApp
7 1 (0.062%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 12 (0.74%) Microsoft Clustering
2 11 (0.68%) Puppet
3 9 (0.56%) Failover Clustering
4 7 (0.43%) Nagios
4 7 (0.43%) Oozie
5 6 (0.37%) SCCM
5 6 (0.37%) SCOM
6 5 (0.31%) Perfmon
7 3 (0.19%) EMC NetWorker
7 3 (0.19%) Kibana
8 2 (0.12%) Opscode Chef
8 2 (0.12%) Oracle EDQ
8 2 (0.12%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
9 1 (0.062%) AirWatch
9 1 (0.062%) Ambari
9 1 (0.062%) Ansible
9 1 (0.062%) Hadoop YARN
9 1 (0.062%) HP Quality Center
9 1 (0.062%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 323 (19.93%) Microsoft
2 239 (14.74%) Oracle
3 217 (13.39%) Tableau
4 173 (10.67%) SAP
5 106 (6.54%) Informatica
6 67 (4.13%) IBM
7 64 (3.95%) Salesforce.com
8 47 (2.90%) Talend
8 47 (2.90%) Teradata
9 43 (2.65%) Cloudera
10 39 (2.41%) Google
11 32 (1.97%) Cognos
12 31 (1.91%) MicroStrategy
13 29 (1.79%) Cognizant
14 25 (1.54%) Hortonworks
15 24 (1.48%) Netezza
16 22 (1.36%) Alteryx
17 21 (1.30%) Ab Initio
17 21 (1.30%) ServiceNow
18 20 (1.23%) Sybase