The median annual salary for a Data Steward was £25,500 in advertised job vacancies during the 3 months to 25 March 2017.

The first table below provides salary benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
25 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Data Steward
UK
Rank 863 961 948
Rank change year-on-year +98 -13  
Permanent jobs requiring a Data Steward 4 3 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.005% 0.003% 0.008%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.005% 0.003% 0.008%
Number of salaries quoted 3 2 4
Median salary £25,500 £58,750 £76,250
Median salary % change year-on-year -56.59% -22.95%  
90% offered a salary of more than £23,100 £41,750 £54,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,100 £75,750 £79,250
UK excluding London median salary £22,500 £80,000 -
% change year-on-year -71.87% -  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

IT Job Roles
UK
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 81759 99530 102645
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 96.26% 96.36% 96.63%
Number of salaries quoted 67832 83314 83806
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.20% +3.75%  

Data Steward
Job Vacancy Trend

The job posting trend of jobs advertised that featured Data Steward in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for Data Steward in the UK

Data Steward
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Data Steward.

Salary trend for Data Steward in the UK

Data Steward
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Data Steward over the 3 months to 25 March 2017.

Salary histogram for Data Steward in the UK

Data Steward
Top 5 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Data Steward within the UK over the 3 months to 25 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +93 4 £25,500 -56.59% 1
London +74 2 £50,250 +34.00%
East Midlands - 2 £22,500 -
Northampton - 2 £22,500 -
Northamptonshire - 2 £22,500 -

Data Steward Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 25 March 2017, Data Steward job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads featuring Data Steward in the job title.

1 6 (100.00%) Data Governance
2 4 (66.67%) Data Quality
3 3 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (33.33%) Information Management
4 2 (33.33%) Taxonomies
4 2 (33.33%) MS Office
4 2 (33.33%) SEO
4 2 (33.33%) Big Data
4 2 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (33.33%) Google Cloud Platform
4 2 (33.33%) Google
5 1 (16.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (16.67%) SQL
5 1 (16.67%) GDPR
5 1 (16.67%) Multichannel Retail
5 1 (16.67%) Data Stewardship
5 1 (16.67%) Master Data Management
5 1 (16.67%) Metadata Management
5 1 (16.67%) Data Transformation
5 1 (16.67%) Data Privacy
5 1 (16.67%) Finance
5 1 (16.67%) Programme Management
5 1 (16.67%) MS Excel
5 1 (16.67%) IBM
5 1 (16.67%) Informatica
5 1 (16.67%) Data Security
5 1 (16.67%) Degree
5 1 (16.67%) Computer Science
5 1 (16.67%) Data Protection
5 1 (16.67%) Reference Data

Data Steward Skill Set
Top Related 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:

Applications
1 2 (33.33%) MS Office
2 1 (16.67%) MS Excel
2 1 (16.67%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 2 (33.33%) Google Cloud Platform
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (33.33%) Big Data
General
1 1 (16.67%) Finance
Miscellaneous
1 2 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (33.33%) Taxonomies
2 1 (16.67%) Computer Science
2 1 (16.67%) Reference Data
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (100.00%) Data Governance
2 3 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (33.33%) Information Management
3 2 (33.33%) SEO
4 1 (16.67%) Data Analysis
4 1 (16.67%) Data Management
4 1 (16.67%) Data Privacy
4 1 (16.67%) Data Protection
4 1 (16.67%) Data Security
4 1 (16.67%) Data Stewardship
4 1 (16.67%) Data Transformation
4 1 (16.67%) Master Data Management
4 1 (16.67%) Metadata Management
4 1 (16.67%) Multichannel Retail
4 1 (16.67%) Programme Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (16.67%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (16.67%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (66.67%) Data Quality
2 1 (16.67%) GDPR
2 1 (16.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (16.67%) PCI DSS
Vendors
1 2 (33.33%) Google
2 1 (16.67%) IBM
2 1 (16.67%) Informatica
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