Period
to 17 July 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands 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 17 July 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Data Quality
England > West Midlands
6 months to
17 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 246 250 276
Rank change year-on-year +4 +26 -41
Permanent jobs citing Data Quality 62 80 79
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.65% 0.79% 0.64%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 4.36% 5.90% 4.55%
Number of salaries quoted 39 55 43
West Midlands median annual salary £55,000 £35,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +57.14% -17.65% -
10th Percentile £31,450 £22,000 £25,000
90th Percentile £68,500 £51,542 £60,000
England median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +5.00% - -4.76%

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 advertised in the West Midlands with a requirement for quality assurance or compliance skills.

All Quality Assurance and Compliance Skills
West Midlands
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for quality assurance or compliance skills 1,422 1,356 1,737
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 14.98% 13.47% 14.00%
Number of salaries quoted 947 1,053 1,204
West Midlands median annual salary £45,947 £42,500 £41,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.11% +3.66% +2.50%
10th Percentile £27,500 £24,750 £25,000
90th Percentile £65,000 £67,500 £71,250
England median annual salary £50,000 £48,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +3.09% -3.00% +11.11%

Data Quality
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

Job postings citing Data Quality as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands.

Job vacancy trend for Data Quality in the West Midlands

Data Quality
Salary Trend in the West Midlands

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

Salary trend for Data Quality in the West Midlands

Data Quality
Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Data Quality in the West Midlands over the 6 months to 17 July 2018.

Salary histogram for Data Quality in the West Midlands

Data Quality
Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Data Quality within the West Midlands region over the 6 months to 17 July 2018. 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
Birmingham -2 27 £55,000 +69.23% 4
Staffordshire +17 13 - - 1
Warwickshire +24 12 £62,500 -3.85% 3
Worcestershire +22 5 £51,270 -2.16% 2
Solihull +5 2 £31,250 +73.61% 1
Shropshire +19 1 - -
Coventry -1 1 - - 2
Data Quality
England

For the 6 months to 17 July 2018, 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 across the West Midlands region with a requirement for Data Quality.

1 38 (61.29%) Finance
2 27 (43.55%) Data Management
3 19 (30.65%) Analytical Skills
4 17 (27.42%) Data Governance
5 16 (25.81%) Performance Management
5 16 (25.81%) Oracle
6 13 (20.97%) Business Intelligence
6 13 (20.97%) Games
6 13 (20.97%) Essbase
6 13 (20.97%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 13 (20.97%) Analytics
6 13 (20.97%) Budgeting and Forecasting
7 12 (19.35%) SQL
8 11 (17.74%) Data Modelling
8 11 (17.74%) Data Architecture
8 11 (17.74%) Problem-Solving
9 9 (14.52%) Process Improvement
9 9 (14.52%) Legal
10 8 (12.90%) Quality Management
10 8 (12.90%) Microsoft Office
11 7 (11.29%) Microsoft Excel
11 7 (11.29%) Data Warehouse
11 7 (11.29%) GAP Analysis
11 7 (11.29%) Degree
11 7 (11.29%) Agile Software Development
11 7 (11.29%) Visualisation
11 7 (11.29%) Continuous Improvement
12 6 (9.68%) Swim Lanes
12 6 (9.68%) Data Strategy
12 6 (9.68%) Wealth Management

Data Quality
Co-occurring IT Skills in the West Midlands 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 2 (3.23%) Apache Spark
1 2 (3.23%) IBM Notes
1 2 (3.23%) SharePoint
2 1 (1.61%) Smallworld
Applications
1 8 (12.90%) Microsoft Office
2 7 (11.29%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.61%) SAP MDG
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.61%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (1.61%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (20.97%) Essbase
2 7 (11.29%) Data Warehouse
3 4 (6.45%) Power BI
4 3 (4.84%) OLAP
4 3 (4.84%) Relational Database
4 3 (4.84%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 3 (4.84%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 2 (3.23%) Big Data
5 2 (3.23%) BusinessObjects
5 2 (3.23%) Hadoop
5 2 (3.23%) Oracle OLAP
5 2 (3.23%) QlikView
6 1 (1.61%) Amazon QuickSight
6 1 (1.61%) DTS
6 1 (1.61%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
6 1 (1.61%) MS Access
6 1 (1.61%) Qlik Sense
6 1 (1.61%) ROLAP
6 1 (1.61%) SQL Server
6 1 (1.61%) SSDT
General
1 38 (61.29%) Finance
2 13 (20.97%) Games
3 9 (14.52%) Legal
4 5 (8.06%) Billing
5 4 (6.45%) Local Government
6 3 (4.84%) Retail
7 2 (3.23%) Automotive
7 2 (3.23%) Manufacturing
8 1 (1.61%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 13 (20.97%) Analyst
2 12 (19.35%) Architect
3 9 (14.52%) Administrator
4 8 (12.90%) Data Architect
5 7 (11.29%) Data Manager
6 6 (9.68%) Information Architect
7 5 (8.06%) Data Analyst
8 4 (6.45%) Applications Manager
8 4 (6.45%) Applications Support
8 4 (6.45%) Applications Support Manager
8 4 (6.45%) Business Data Analyst
8 4 (6.45%) ICT Architect
8 4 (6.45%) Report Analyst
8 4 (6.45%) Support Manager
9 3 (4.84%) Business Analyst
9 3 (4.84%) Data Governance Manager
9 3 (4.84%) Data Quality Manager
9 3 (4.84%) Governance Manager
9 3 (4.84%) Senior Business Analyst
9 3 (4.84%) Senior Financial Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (3.23%) MDX
2 1 (1.61%) Kafka
2 1 (1.61%) Natural Language Processing
Miscellaneous
1 19 (30.65%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (3.23%) Management Information System
2 2 (3.23%) Self-Motivation
3 1 (1.61%) Algorithms
3 1 (1.61%) Data Structures
3 1 (1.61%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 2 (3.23%) Windows
1 2 (3.23%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (43.55%) Data Management
2 17 (27.42%) Data Governance
3 16 (25.81%) Performance Management
4 13 (20.97%) Analytics
4 13 (20.97%) Budgeting and Forecasting
4 13 (20.97%) Business Intelligence
5 11 (17.74%) Data Architecture
5 11 (17.74%) Data Modelling
5 11 (17.74%) Problem-Solving
6 9 (14.52%) Process Improvement
7 8 (12.90%) Quality Management
8 7 (11.29%) Agile Software Development
8 7 (11.29%) Continuous Improvement
8 7 (11.29%) GAP Analysis
8 7 (11.29%) Visualisation
9 6 (9.68%) Data Strategy
9 6 (9.68%) ETL
9 6 (9.68%) Scrum
9 6 (9.68%) Swim Lanes
9 6 (9.68%) Wealth Management
Programming Languages
1 12 (19.35%) SQL
2 2 (3.23%) Python
2 2 (3.23%) T-SQL
3 1 (1.61%) Delphi
3 1 (1.61%) PL/SQL
3 1 (1.61%) R
Qualifications
1 7 (11.29%) Degree
2 4 (6.45%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (20.97%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 5 (8.06%) QA
3 3 (4.84%) PMO
4 2 (3.23%) SLA
5 1 (1.61%) COBIT
Vendors
1 16 (25.81%) Oracle
2 5 (8.06%) PeopleSoft
3 3 (4.84%) Cognos
3 3 (4.84%) SAP
4 2 (3.23%) IBM
4 2 (3.23%) JD Edwards
4 2 (3.23%) Lotus
4 2 (3.23%) Planview
4 2 (3.23%) ServiceNow
4 2 (3.23%) Tableau
4 2 (3.23%) Talend
4 2 (3.23%) Trillium
5 1 (1.61%) Capita
5 1 (1.61%) Cloudera
5 1 (1.61%) Greenplum
5 1 (1.61%) Informatica
5 1 (1.61%) Microsoft
5 1 (1.61%) Remedy
5 1 (1.61%) Teradata