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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 25 June 2022 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Data Quality
UK
6 months to
25 Jun 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 263 287 350
Rank change year-on-year +24 +63 -7
Permanent jobs citing Data Quality 2,634 1,220 687
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 1.49% 1.17% 0.86%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 8.55% 8.50% 6.63%
Number of salaries quoted 1,138 883 508
10th Percentile £36,250 £34,000 £36,250
25th Percentile £46,063 £42,500 £45,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £60,000 £55,000 £62,500
Median % change year-on-year +9.09% -12.00% +8.70%
75th Percentile £80,000 £77,500 £78,750
90th Percentile £96,250 £86,150 £97,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £53,325 £48,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year +11.09% -12.73% +10.00%

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 30,808 14,356 10,367
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 17.47% 13.74% 12.93%
Number of salaries quoted 13,673 9,101 8,008
10th Percentile £31,231 £31,250 £30,000
25th Percentile £41,250 £41,250 £39,381
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £55,000 £53,000 £52,500
Median % change year-on-year +3.77% +0.95% +5.00%
75th Percentile £73,000 £71,250 £70,000
90th Percentile £90,000 £86,250 £85,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £48,944 £47,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +3.04% - +5.56%

Data Quality
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing Data Quality as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for Data Quality in the UK

Data Quality
Salary Trend

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Data Quality.

Salary trend for Data Quality in the UK

Data Quality
Salary Histogram

Salary distribution for jobs citing Data Quality over the 6 months to 25 June 2022.

Salary histogram for Data Quality in the UK

Data Quality
Top 17 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 25 June 2022. 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
Jobs
England +33 2,211 £60,000 +4.35% 179
London +23 1,339 £70,000 +16.67% 99
Work from Home +62 1,020 £60,000 +10.60% 51
UK excluding London +6 906 £53,325 +11.09% 88
South East +61 251 £60,000 +9.09% 31
North of England -27 247 £58,611 +17.22% 24
North West -17 152 £58,611 +21.47% 17
South West +50 141 £47,500 +18.75% 2
Midlands -37 141 £54,000 +15.25% 11
West Midlands -22 106 £54,000 +8.00% 8
Yorkshire -63 72 £52,750 -12.08% 5
East of England -101 68 £45,000 -10.00% 12
Scotland -54 63 £54,000 +12.50% 9
East Midlands -25 35 £52,500 +40.00% 3
North East -20 24 £85,000 +116.56% 2
Wales -35 9 £53,000 +60.61%
Northern Ireland -17 4 £52,500 -

For the 6 months to 25 June 2022, 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 1,269 (48.18%) SQL
2 1,094 (41.53%) Analytics
3 934 (35.46%) Business Intelligence
4 873 (33.14%) Data Modelling
5 826 (31.36%) Python
6 819 (31.09%) Data Management
7 752 (28.55%) Data Warehouse
8 748 (28.40%) Finance
9 741 (28.13%) Social Skills
10 708 (26.88%) Agile
11 698 (26.50%) Analytical Skills
12 683 (25.93%) ETL
13 677 (25.70%) Data Governance
14 638 (24.22%) Degree
15 617 (23.42%) Azure
16 583 (22.13%) Data Science
17 555 (21.07%) AWS
18 541 (20.54%) Problem-Solving
19 488 (18.53%) Data Engineering
20 461 (17.50%) Power Platform
21 457 (17.35%) Visualisation
22 452 (17.16%) Power BI
23 426 (16.17%) Data Pipeline
24 419 (15.91%) Microsoft
25 418 (15.87%) Data Integration
26 411 (15.60%) Data Analysis
27 389 (14.77%) GCP
28 387 (14.69%) Data Architecture
29 348 (13.21%) Data Analytics
30 342 (12.98%) Machine Learning

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
1 245 (9.30%) Apache Spark
2 157 (5.96%) Apache Airflow
3 124 (4.71%) SAS
4 73 (2.77%) Apache
4 73 (2.77%) SharePoint
5 41 (1.56%) Confluence
6 39 (1.48%) OpenStack
7 37 (1.40%) Elasticsearch
8 22 (0.84%) Jupyter
9 19 (0.72%) Luigi
10 12 (0.46%) Apache Solr
11 8 (0.30%) Oracle SOA Suite
11 8 (0.30%) Oracle Spatial
12 6 (0.23%) Tomcat
13 5 (0.19%) Apache Pig
14 4 (0.15%) Appian
14 4 (0.15%) ArcGIS
14 4 (0.15%) BizTalk Server
14 4 (0.15%) CMS
14 4 (0.15%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 267 (10.14%) Microsoft Excel
2 99 (3.76%) Microsoft Office
3 59 (2.24%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 47 (1.78%) MS Visio
5 41 (1.56%) Spreadsheet
6 16 (0.61%) EngageOne
7 12 (0.46%) AutoCAD
8 8 (0.30%) Chatbot
8 8 (0.30%) Microsoft Project
9 4 (0.15%) SPSS
10 1 (0.038%) Gephi
10 1 (0.038%) Open Workbench
10 1 (0.038%) Stata
Business Applications
1 28 (1.06%) Dynamics CRM
2 18 (0.68%) NetSuite
3 13 (0.49%) SAP S/4HANA
4 12 (0.46%) Dynamics NAV
5 9 (0.34%) SAP MDM
6 8 (0.30%) Avolution ABACUS
7 7 (0.27%) ReMetrica
8 6 (0.23%) Oracle ERP
8 6 (0.23%) SAP MDG
9 5 (0.19%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
10 4 (0.15%) IBM Planning Analytics
10 4 (0.15%) SAP Oil and Gas
11 3 (0.11%) HiPortfolio
12 2 (0.076%) Adobe Campaign
12 2 (0.076%) Eloqua
12 2 (0.076%) Maximo
12 2 (0.076%) Misys Opics
12 2 (0.076%) Oracle EBS
12 2 (0.076%) Oracle Payables
12 2 (0.076%) Shopify
Cloud Services
1 617 (23.42%) Azure
2 555 (21.07%) AWS
3 461 (17.50%) Power Platform
4 389 (14.77%) GCP
5 210 (7.97%) Snowflake
6 119 (4.52%) Amazon S3
6 119 (4.52%) Azure Data Factory
7 118 (4.48%) dbt
8 100 (3.80%) SaaS
9 94 (3.57%) Serverless
10 86 (3.26%) AWS Lambda
11 81 (3.08%) Collibra
12 64 (2.43%) Fivetran
13 55 (2.09%) Cloud Computing
14 53 (2.01%) GitHub
15 51 (1.94%) Azure Synapse Analytics
16 49 (1.86%) Amazon Kinesis
17 44 (1.67%) Google Data Studio
18 42 (1.59%) Amazon EMR
18 42 (1.59%) Matillion
Communications & Networking
1 13 (0.49%) Broadband
2 10 (0.38%) Intranet
3 8 (0.30%) 5G
3 8 (0.30%) Internet
3 8 (0.30%) SMS
4 7 (0.27%) AMQP
5 6 (0.23%) HTTP
5 6 (0.23%) Network Security
6 4 (0.15%) Ethernet
6 4 (0.15%) WebEx
6 4 (0.15%) Wi-Fi
7 3 (0.11%) Mobile Broadband
7 3 (0.11%) Remote Desktop
8 2 (0.076%) Kerberos
8 2 (0.076%) LoRaWAN
8 2 (0.076%) SNA
8 2 (0.076%) WAN
8 2 (0.076%) Wireshark
9 1 (0.038%) DWDM
9 1 (0.038%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 752 (28.55%) Data Warehouse
2 452 (17.16%) Power BI
3 340 (12.91%) Big Data
4 320 (12.15%) SQL Server
5 297 (11.28%) Metadata
6 293 (11.12%) Data Lake
7 278 (10.55%) Tableau
8 217 (8.24%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 210 (7.97%) NoSQL
10 181 (6.87%) Relational Database
11 154 (5.85%) BigQuery
12 145 (5.50%) Amazon Redshift
13 139 (5.28%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 123 (4.67%) Hadoop
15 118 (4.48%) Data Mining
16 115 (4.37%) PostgreSQL
17 106 (4.02%) Apache Hive
18 96 (3.64%) SQL Server Analysis Services
19 76 (2.89%) Looker
20 75 (2.85%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 113 (4.29%) Git (software)
2 105 (3.99%) JIRA
3 84 (3.19%) Jenkins
4 36 (1.37%) GitLab
5 27 (1.03%) ERwin
6 18 (0.68%) Cypress.io
7 16 (0.61%) Jasmine
7 16 (0.61%) Visual Studio
8 15 (0.57%) IBM UrbanCode
9 14 (0.53%) ER Studio
10 10 (0.38%) Octopus Deploy
10 10 (0.38%) Selenium
11 9 (0.34%) Cucumber
12 8 (0.30%) PowerDesigner
13 7 (0.27%) Appium
13 7 (0.27%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
14 5 (0.19%) Deequ
15 4 (0.15%) Postman
15 4 (0.15%) SonarQube
15 4 (0.15%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 748 (28.40%) Finance
2 741 (28.13%) Social Skills
3 698 (26.50%) Analytical Skills
4 241 (9.15%) Marketing
5 198 (7.52%) Inclusion and Diversity
6 176 (6.68%) Legal
7 148 (5.62%) Banking
8 147 (5.58%) Influencing Skills
9 118 (4.48%) Retail
10 116 (4.40%) Advertising
11 94 (3.57%) Law
12 86 (3.26%) Pharmaceutical
13 78 (2.96%) Automotive
13 78 (2.96%) Presentation Skills
14 72 (2.73%) Games
15 62 (2.35%) Organisational Skills
16 55 (2.09%) Telecoms
17 44 (1.67%) Public Sector
18 36 (1.37%) Documentation Skills
19 29 (1.10%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 589 (22.36%) Data Engineer
2 531 (20.16%) Analyst
3 256 (9.72%) Architect
3 256 (9.72%) Data Analyst
4 206 (7.82%) Developer
5 195 (7.40%) Data Architect
6 181 (6.87%) Data Manager
7 172 (6.53%) Senior Data Engineer
8 127 (4.82%) Consultant
9 99 (3.76%) Data Consultant
10 90 (3.42%) Senior Analyst
11 86 (3.26%) Software Engineer
12 59 (2.24%) Business Intelligence Developer
12 59 (2.24%) Data Scientist
12 59 (2.24%) Graduate
13 57 (2.16%) Business Intelligence Analyst
13 57 (2.16%) Senior Manager
14 51 (1.94%) Senior Developer
15 50 (1.90%) Software Developer
16 49 (1.86%) Data Quality Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 186 (7.06%) Kafka
2 141 (5.35%) REST
3 103 (3.91%) PySpark
4 90 (3.42%) HTML
5 78 (2.96%) CSS
6 65 (2.47%) Web Services
7 60 (2.28%) Pandas
8 55 (2.09%) CSS3
9 54 (2.05%) .NET
10 49 (1.86%) Spring
11 48 (1.82%) JSON
12 47 (1.78%) React
12 47 (1.78%) TensorFlow
13 44 (1.67%) AngularJS
14 35 (1.33%) HTML5
15 34 (1.29%) NumPy
16 33 (1.25%) XML
17 29 (1.10%) Node.js
18 25 (0.95%) Apache Beam
19 24 (0.91%) GraphQL
Miscellaneous
1 305 (11.58%) Management Information System
2 176 (6.68%) Data Structures
3 119 (4.52%) Self-Motivation
4 118 (4.48%) Algorithms
5 103 (3.91%) User Experience
6 82 (3.11%) Virtual Team
7 81 (3.08%) Cloud Native
7 81 (3.08%) Reference Data
8 61 (2.32%) Enterprise Software
9 55 (2.09%) Life Science
10 52 (1.97%) Credit Risk
11 46 (1.75%) NHS
12 43 (1.63%) Legacy Systems
13 31 (1.18%) Mobile App
14 28 (1.06%) Taxonomies
15 27 (1.03%) Educational Technology
16 24 (0.91%) Reinsurance
17 23 (0.87%) Renewable Energy
18 20 (0.76%) Replication
19 19 (0.72%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 70 (2.66%) Linux
2 47 (1.78%) Unix
3 17 (0.65%) Windows
4 6 (0.23%) Windows Server
5 2 (0.076%) Android
6 1 (0.038%) Apple iOS
6 1 (0.038%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 1,094 (41.53%) Analytics
2 934 (35.46%) Business Intelligence
3 873 (33.14%) Data Modelling
4 819 (31.09%) Data Management
5 708 (26.88%) Agile
6 683 (25.93%) ETL
7 677 (25.70%) Data Governance
8 583 (22.13%) Data Science
9 541 (20.54%) Problem-Solving
10 488 (18.53%) Data Engineering
11 457 (17.35%) Visualisation
12 426 (16.17%) Data Pipeline
13 418 (15.87%) Data Integration
14 411 (15.60%) Data Analysis
15 387 (14.69%) Data Architecture
16 348 (13.21%) Data Analytics
17 342 (12.98%) Machine Learning
18 316 (12.00%) Data Strategy
19 292 (11.09%) CI/CD
20 277 (10.52%) Decision-Making
Programming Languages
1 1,269 (48.18%) SQL
2 826 (31.36%) Python
3 248 (9.42%) Java
4 166 (6.30%) Scala
5 138 (5.24%) T-SQL
6 124 (4.71%) JavaScript
7 118 (4.48%) R
8 66 (2.51%) C#
9 54 (2.05%) PowerShell
10 39 (1.48%) C
11 35 (1.33%) VBA
12 32 (1.21%) Go
13 29 (1.10%) Shell Script
14 28 (1.06%) Bash
15 27 (1.03%) TypeScript
16 25 (0.95%) PL/SQL
17 21 (0.80%) C++
17 21 (0.80%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
18 14 (0.53%) MATLAB
19 12 (0.46%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 638 (24.22%) Degree
2 121 (4.59%) Computer Science Degree
3 52 (1.97%) Master's Degree
4 42 (1.59%) Security Cleared
5 40 (1.52%) TOGAF Certification
6 30 (1.14%) SC Cleared
7 29 (1.10%) PhD
8 24 (0.91%) MBA
9 23 (0.87%) AWS Certification
10 20 (0.76%) PMI Certification
11 18 (0.68%) PMP
12 13 (0.49%) DBS Check
13 11 (0.42%) Numerate Degree
14 9 (0.34%) ITIL Certification
15 8 (0.30%) IBM Certification
15 8 (0.30%) Microsoft Certification
15 8 (0.30%) Postgraduate
16 7 (0.27%) BPSS Clearance
16 7 (0.27%) ISEB
17 5 (0.19%) CISM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 224 (8.50%) QA
2 134 (5.09%) GDPR
3 57 (2.16%) Accessibility
4 48 (1.82%) PMO
5 24 (0.91%) IFRS
5 24 (0.91%) IFRS 9
6 15 (0.57%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 14 (0.53%) SLA
7 14 (0.53%) Solvency II
8 12 (0.46%) GxP
8 12 (0.46%) PCI DSS
9 9 (0.34%) MiFID
10 8 (0.30%) ISO/IEC 27001
11 7 (0.27%) SOC 2
12 6 (0.23%) Actionable Recommendations
13 4 (0.15%) CDISC
13 4 (0.15%) Good Clinical Practice
13 4 (0.15%) HL7
13 4 (0.15%) ITGC
13 4 (0.15%) NIST
System Software
1 152 (5.77%) Docker
2 16 (0.61%) Active Directory
3 3 (0.11%) Apache Flume
4 2 (0.076%) Apache ZooKeeper
5 1 (0.038%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 149 (5.66%) Kubernetes
2 101 (3.83%) Terraform
3 19 (0.72%) Ansible
4 13 (0.49%) Argo
5 11 (0.42%) Rancher
6 9 (0.34%) SCCM
7 8 (0.30%) Opscode Chef
8 7 (0.27%) CA Service Virtualization
8 7 (0.27%) Control-M
9 6 (0.23%) Panaseer
9 6 (0.23%) Puppet
10 3 (0.11%) Active Directory Federation Services
10 3 (0.11%) Microsoft Intune
10 3 (0.11%) Single Sign-On
11 2 (0.076%) Istio
11 2 (0.076%) Kubeflow
12 1 (0.038%) Failover Clustering
12 1 (0.038%) Rundeck
12 1 (0.038%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 419 (15.91%) Microsoft
2 273 (10.36%) Google
3 225 (8.54%) Oracle
4 174 (6.61%) Informatica
5 139 (5.28%) SAP
6 127 (4.82%) Databricks
7 110 (4.18%) Salesforce.com
8 85 (3.23%) Talend
9 76 (2.89%) IBM
10 48 (1.82%) Alteryx
11 30 (1.14%) MuleSoft
12 26 (0.99%) Cadence
12 26 (0.99%) Splunk
13 25 (0.95%) Cloudera
14 22 (0.84%) Adobe
15 20 (0.76%) Monzo
16 19 (0.72%) Zopa
17 18 (0.68%) CA
17 18 (0.68%) CA Agile Central
17 18 (0.68%) Samsung