Period
to 23 May 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 23 May 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Data Quality
UK
6 months to
23 May 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 314 347 382
Rank change year-on-year +33 +35 -31
Permanent jobs citing Data Quality 1,490 1,567 1,414
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 1.03% 0.91% 0.84%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 7.46% 7.11% 6.97%
Number of salaries quoted 1,145 1,151 1,051
UK median annual salary £57,500 £52,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +9.52% +10.53% -5.00%
10th Percentile £31,250 £30,000 £30,000
90th Percentile £90,000 £87,500 £82,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £52,500 £45,000 £42,000
% change year-on-year +16.67% +7.14% -6.67%

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 19,970 22,031 20,300
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 13.86% 12.82% 12.00%
Number of salaries quoted 14,469 16,964 15,888
UK median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.26% -
10th Percentile £27,625 £28,000 £26,250
90th Percentile £82,500 £80,000 £77,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +12.50% -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 23 May 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 23 May 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 +41 1,407 £57,500 +9.52% 79
UK excluding London +81 761 £52,500 +16.67% 54
London -8 689 £65,000 +8.33% 32
South East +51 217 £55,000 +10.00% 13
North of England +7 161 £45,000 +2.27% 12
East of England +117 117 £62,500 +78.57% 13
Midlands +44 115 £48,867 +12.34% 6
South West +61 97 £52,500 +18.31% 3
North West +27 87 £54,500 +28.24% 9
Yorkshire +13 73 £42,500 -5.56% 3
West Midlands +29 72 £50,000 -2.48% 5
Scotland +8 49 £47,500 +5.56% 6
East Midlands +29 43 £42,500 +9.68% 1
Northern Ireland - 8 - -
Wales +6 7 £45,000 +16.88% 1
North East +2 1 £30,000 -20.00%

For the 6 months to 23 May 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.

1 667 (44.77%) SQL
2 539 (36.17%) Business Intelligence
3 461 (30.94%) Analytics
4 459 (30.81%) Data Warehouse
5 454 (30.47%) ETL
6 441 (29.60%) Data Management
7 433 (29.06%) Finance
8 407 (27.32%) Data Modelling
9 400 (26.85%) Agile Software Development
10 356 (23.89%) Analytical Skills
11 328 (22.01%) Data Governance
12 324 (21.74%) SQL Server
13 291 (19.53%) Data Analysis
14 270 (18.12%) Problem-Solving
15 235 (15.77%) Oracle
16 234 (15.70%) Microsoft
17 227 (15.23%) Tableau
18 220 (14.77%) Visualisation
19 218 (14.63%) SQL Server Integration Services
20 214 (14.36%) Data Architecture
21 205 (13.76%) Migration
22 203 (13.62%) Degree
23 200 (13.42%) Big Data
24 199 (13.36%) Data Integration
24 199 (13.36%) Microsoft Excel
25 195 (13.09%) Python
26 185 (12.42%) SAP
27 182 (12.21%) Master Data Management
28 173 (11.61%) Quality Management
29 172 (11.54%) SQL Server Reporting Services

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
1 116 (7.79%) SAS
2 93 (6.24%) Apache Spark
3 41 (2.75%) SharePoint
4 26 (1.74%) Apache
5 17 (1.14%) WebLogic
6 15 (1.01%) IIS
7 9 (0.60%) Confluence
8 8 (0.54%) Apache Solr
8 8 (0.54%) CMS
8 8 (0.54%) NetWeaver
9 7 (0.47%) Elasticsearch
10 6 (0.40%) WordPress
11 4 (0.27%) Apache Airflow
12 3 (0.20%) Exchange Server 2010
12 3 (0.20%) Exchange Server 2013
12 3 (0.20%) MS Exchange
12 3 (0.20%) Skype for Business
13 2 (0.13%) BizTalk Server
13 2 (0.13%) Oracle Coherence
14 1 (0.067%) Drupal
Applications
1 199 (13.36%) Microsoft Excel
2 80 (5.37%) Microsoft Office
3 24 (1.61%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 23 (1.54%) SPSS
5 22 (1.48%) MS Visio
6 21 (1.41%) Microsoft Project
7 3 (0.20%) Spreadsheet
8 2 (0.13%) SPSS Modeler
9 1 (0.067%) CPLEX
Business Applications
1 24 (1.61%) SAP S/4HANA
2 22 (1.48%) Dynamics CRM
3 14 (0.94%) SAP ERP
4 11 (0.74%) SAP MDG
5 10 (0.67%) Salesforce.com CRM
6 9 (0.60%) SAP BPC
7 7 (0.47%) Cognos Business Intelligence
7 7 (0.47%) Dynamics AX
7 7 (0.47%) Movex
8 6 (0.40%) SAP HR
8 6 (0.40%) SAP Oil and Gas
9 5 (0.34%) Actimize
9 5 (0.34%) CSG Singleview
9 5 (0.34%) SAP MDM
9 5 (0.34%) WebTrends
10 4 (0.27%) Dynamics NAV
11 3 (0.20%) Siebel CRM
12 2 (0.13%) FastStats
12 2 (0.13%) Markit EDM
12 2 (0.13%) SystmOne
Cloud Services
1 163 (10.94%) Power Platform
2 117 (7.85%) Microsoft Azure
3 103 (6.91%) Amazon AWS
4 40 (2.68%) PaaS
5 34 (2.28%) Google Cloud Platform
6 27 (1.81%) Amazon S3
7 21 (1.41%) Serverless
8 17 (1.14%) OpenShift
9 16 (1.07%) Dynamics 365
9 16 (1.07%) Google Analytics
10 15 (1.01%) Azure Data Factory
10 15 (1.01%) SaaS
11 13 (0.87%) Amazon EMR
11 13 (0.87%) GitHub
12 10 (0.67%) Salesforce Service Cloud
13 9 (0.60%) Amazon EC2
13 9 (0.60%) IaaS
13 9 (0.60%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
14 5 (0.34%) Amazon Glacier
14 5 (0.34%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 19 (1.28%) Firewall
2 11 (0.74%) Broadband
3 6 (0.40%) FTP
4 3 (0.20%) CTI
4 3 (0.20%) HTTP
5 2 (0.13%) DNS
5 2 (0.13%) LAN
5 2 (0.13%) SMTP
5 2 (0.13%) SSH
5 2 (0.13%) VPN
5 2 (0.13%) WAN
6 1 (0.067%) HTTPS
6 1 (0.067%) Internet
6 1 (0.067%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 459 (30.81%) Data Warehouse
2 324 (21.74%) SQL Server
3 218 (14.63%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 200 (13.42%) Big Data
5 172 (11.54%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 163 (10.94%) Power BI
7 133 (8.93%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 132 (8.86%) QlikView
9 118 (7.92%) Hadoop
10 91 (6.11%) BusinessObjects
10 91 (6.11%) Relational Database
11 73 (4.90%) Data Lake
12 56 (3.76%) NoSQL
13 52 (3.49%) Apache Hive
14 50 (3.36%) Neo4j
15 45 (3.02%) PostgreSQL
16 44 (2.95%) Data Mining
17 42 (2.82%) Star Schema
18 40 (2.68%) OLAP
19 38 (2.55%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 76 (5.10%) JIRA
2 28 (1.88%) Git (software)
3 25 (1.68%) ERwin
4 23 (1.54%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 23 (1.54%) Subversion
5 15 (1.01%) LSMW
6 14 (0.94%) Mercurial
7 11 (0.74%) Team Foundation Server
7 11 (0.74%) Visual Studio
8 8 (0.54%) Jenkins
9 7 (0.47%) Eclipse
10 6 (0.40%) Hudson
10 6 (0.40%) Maven
11 4 (0.27%) ER Studio
11 4 (0.27%) Toad
12 2 (0.13%) Bitbucket Server
12 2 (0.13%) Octopus Deploy
12 2 (0.13%) Rational Rose
12 2 (0.13%) Selenium
13 1 (0.067%) TeamCity
General
1 433 (29.06%) Finance
2 161 (10.81%) Banking
3 81 (5.44%) Marketing
4 73 (4.90%) Retail
5 43 (2.89%) Legal
6 34 (2.28%) Investment Banking
7 32 (2.15%) Manufacturing
7 32 (2.15%) Telecoms
8 20 (1.34%) Billing
9 12 (0.81%) General Ledger
10 11 (0.74%) Pharmaceutical
11 9 (0.60%) Retail Banking
12 8 (0.54%) Corporate Banking
13 7 (0.47%) Law
14 6 (0.40%) Advertising
15 5 (0.34%) Back Office
15 5 (0.34%) Games
16 4 (0.27%) Local Government
17 3 (0.20%) Electronics
17 3 (0.20%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 405 (27.18%) Analyst
2 250 (16.78%) Data Analyst
3 204 (13.69%) Developer
4 190 (12.75%) Architect
5 146 (9.80%) Data Manager
6 139 (9.33%) Data Architect
7 82 (5.50%) Consultant
8 76 (5.10%) Data Engineer
9 75 (5.03%) Business Intelligence Developer
10 57 (3.83%) Data Consultant
11 56 (3.76%) Data Quality Analyst
12 52 (3.49%) SQL Analyst
13 51 (3.42%) Business Intelligence Analyst
13 51 (3.42%) Quality Analyst
14 48 (3.22%) Administrator
15 47 (3.15%) Business Analyst
16 46 (3.09%) Solutions Architect
16 46 (3.09%) SQL Developer
17 45 (3.02%) Data Governance Manager
17 45 (3.02%) Governance Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 46 (3.09%) .NET
2 42 (2.82%) XML
3 40 (2.68%) JSON
4 35 (2.35%) Kafka
5 20 (1.34%) Natural Language Processing
6 18 (1.21%) scikit-learn
7 17 (1.14%) HTML
8 16 (1.07%) Web Services
9 15 (1.01%) Apache Camel
9 15 (1.01%) Pandas
10 14 (0.94%) .NET Framework
10 14 (0.94%) SciPy
11 12 (0.81%) BAPI
11 12 (0.81%) MDX
12 11 (0.74%) Entity Framework
13 10 (0.67%) Apache Avro
13 10 (0.67%) ODBC
14 9 (0.60%) D3.js
15 8 (0.54%) REST
16 7 (0.47%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 356 (23.89%) Analytical Skills
2 105 (7.05%) Management Information System
3 85 (5.70%) Data Structures
4 71 (4.77%) Reference Data
5 50 (3.36%) User Experience
6 48 (3.22%) Algorithms
7 42 (2.82%) Self-Motivation
8 35 (2.35%) Fintech
9 23 (1.54%) Driving Licence
10 22 (1.48%) Greenfield Project
11 18 (1.21%) Enterprise Software
12 14 (0.94%) Life Science
13 13 (0.87%) Credit Risk
13 13 (0.87%) Taxonomies
14 11 (0.74%) PMI
15 10 (0.67%) NHS
15 10 (0.67%) Reinsurance
16 7 (0.47%) Social Media
16 7 (0.47%) Virtual Team
17 6 (0.40%) Data Protection Act
Operating Systems
1 51 (3.42%) Unix
2 32 (2.15%) Linux
3 26 (1.74%) Windows
4 15 (1.01%) Solaris
5 7 (0.47%) Windows Server
6 3 (0.20%) Android
6 3 (0.20%) Apple iOS
7 2 (0.13%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 2 (0.13%) Windows 10
7 2 (0.13%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 539 (36.17%) Business Intelligence
2 461 (30.94%) Analytics
3 454 (30.47%) ETL
4 441 (29.60%) Data Management
5 407 (27.32%) Data Modelling
6 400 (26.85%) Agile Software Development
7 328 (22.01%) Data Governance
8 291 (19.53%) Data Analysis
9 270 (18.12%) Problem-Solving
10 220 (14.77%) Visualisation
11 214 (14.36%) Data Architecture
12 205 (13.76%) Migration
13 199 (13.36%) Data Integration
14 182 (12.21%) Master Data Management
15 173 (11.61%) Quality Management
16 161 (10.81%) Data Migration
17 160 (10.74%) Data Analytics
18 152 (10.20%) Stakeholder Management
19 149 (10.00%) Data Science
20 141 (9.46%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 667 (44.77%) SQL
2 195 (13.09%) Python
3 134 (8.99%) T-SQL
4 98 (6.58%) Java
5 96 (6.44%) R
6 90 (6.04%) VBA
7 74 (4.97%) C#
8 66 (4.43%) Scala
9 31 (2.08%) PL/SQL
10 28 (1.88%) C++
11 27 (1.81%) Shell Script
12 17 (1.14%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
13 16 (1.07%) SAS Macro
14 15 (1.01%) JavaScript
14 15 (1.01%) VB
15 14 (0.94%) Cypher
16 12 (0.81%) PHP
17 9 (0.60%) C
18 8 (0.54%) PowerShell
18 8 (0.54%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 203 (13.62%) Degree
2 89 (5.97%) Security Cleared
3 46 (3.09%) SC Cleared
4 23 (1.54%) Computer Science Degree
5 22 (1.48%) Microsoft Certification
6 19 (1.28%) Master's Degree
7 18 (1.21%) MCSA
8 17 (1.14%) Cisco Certification
9 15 (1.01%) PMI Certification
10 14 (0.94%) TOGAF Certification
11 9 (0.60%) Postgraduate
12 7 (0.47%) PMP
13 6 (0.40%) Numerate Degree
14 5 (0.34%) AWS Certification
15 4 (0.27%) HND
16 3 (0.20%) Siebel Certification
17 2 (0.13%) DV Cleared
17 2 (0.13%) ISEB
17 2 (0.13%) MCSE
17 2 (0.13%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 88 (5.91%) GDPR
2 54 (3.62%) QA
3 22 (1.48%) Solvency II
4 18 (1.21%) SLA
5 13 (0.87%) COBIT
6 10 (0.67%) IFRS
7 6 (0.40%) Dodd-Frank
7 6 (0.40%) PMO
8 4 (0.27%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 4 (0.27%) MiFID
9 1 (0.067%) Actionable Recommendations
9 1 (0.067%) FATCA
9 1 (0.067%) ISO 20022
9 1 (0.067%) ISO 9000
9 1 (0.067%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 1 (0.067%) SNOMED CT
System Software
1 32 (2.15%) Docker
2 19 (1.28%) HDFS
3 12 (0.81%) Apache Flume
4 5 (0.34%) Active Directory
4 5 (0.34%) Apache ZooKeeper
5 4 (0.27%) VMware Infrastructure
6 2 (0.13%) Hyper-V
6 2 (0.13%) Virtual Desktop
6 2 (0.13%) Virtual Machines
6 2 (0.13%) vSphere
7 1 (0.067%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 30 (2.01%) Kubernetes
2 27 (1.81%) Oozie
3 10 (0.67%) Hadoop YARN
3 10 (0.67%) Terraform
4 8 (0.54%) Puppet
5 6 (0.40%) Control-M
6 5 (0.34%) Nagios
6 5 (0.34%) Opscode Chef
7 3 (0.20%) Ansible
7 3 (0.20%) ZABBIX
8 2 (0.13%) Check_MK
8 2 (0.13%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
8 2 (0.13%) Rsyslog
9 1 (0.067%) HP Quality Center
9 1 (0.067%) Kibana
Vendors
1 235 (15.77%) Oracle
2 234 (15.70%) Microsoft
3 227 (15.23%) Tableau
4 185 (12.42%) SAP
5 157 (10.54%) Informatica
6 98 (6.58%) Salesforce.com
7 91 (6.11%) IBM
8 68 (4.56%) Talend
9 52 (3.49%) Google
10 29 (1.95%) Teradata
11 27 (1.81%) Pega
12 23 (1.54%) Alteryx
12 23 (1.54%) Splunk
13 20 (1.34%) MuleSoft
14 18 (1.21%) Red Hat
15 17 (1.14%) Cisco
15 17 (1.14%) Cognos
16 16 (1.07%) Cloudera
17 14 (0.94%) Ab Initio
17 14 (0.94%) JD Edwards