Period
to 17 November 2017

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 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Data Quality
England > West Midlands
6 months to
17 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 234 265 184
Rank change year-on-year +31 -81 +51
Permanent jobs citing Data Quality 91 75 155
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.89% 0.65% 1.41%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 6.80% 4.46% 10.26%
Number of salaries quoted 79 48 84
West Midlands median annual salary £45,000 £50,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -10.00% +11.11% -15.49%
10th Percentile £27,350 £29,000 £32,000
90th Percentile £73,000 £57,500 £60,000
England median annual salary £52,500 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year - +5.00% -1.96%

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 1338 1680 1510
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 13.15% 14.53% 13.71%
Number of salaries quoted 1026 1105 1150
West Midlands median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +6.25% -
10th Percentile £23,500 £25,500 £23,613
90th Percentile £71,500 £68,250 £62,500
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%

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 November 2017.

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 November 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
Birmingham +38 43 £42,500 -16.87%
West Bromwich - 13 £52,500 -
Staffordshire +11 8 £40,000 -6.98%
Solihull - 7 £87,500 -
Warwickshire -9 6 £55,000 +10.00%
Shropshire - 4 £23,000 -
Coventry +13 2 £35,500 -40.83%
Data Quality
England

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

1 64 (70.33%) SQL
2 35 (38.46%) Data Management
3 34 (37.36%) Business Intelligence
4 29 (31.87%) Microsoft Excel
5 28 (30.77%) Data Warehouse
6 27 (29.67%) Finance
7 23 (25.27%) Microsoft Office
7 23 (25.27%) Analytical Skills
8 22 (24.18%) Data Structures
8 22 (24.18%) Data Governance
8 22 (24.18%) Microsoft
8 22 (24.18%) Oracle
9 21 (23.08%) Master Data Management
10 19 (20.88%) ETL
11 18 (19.78%) Data Architecture
12 17 (18.68%) Analytics
12 17 (18.68%) SQL Server
13 16 (17.58%) Data Modelling
13 16 (17.58%) Time Management
13 16 (17.58%) Visualisation
14 15 (16.48%) Reference Data
14 15 (16.48%) Data Migration
14 15 (16.48%) Migration
14 15 (16.48%) Data Analysis
14 15 (16.48%) SAS
14 15 (16.48%) VBA
15 14 (15.38%) SAS Certification
15 14 (15.38%) ProC
15 14 (15.38%) Data Mart
15 14 (15.38%) Microsoft PowerPoint

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 15 (16.48%) SAS
Applications
1 29 (31.87%) Microsoft Excel
2 23 (25.27%) Microsoft Office
3 14 (15.38%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 13 (14.29%) MS Visio
5 1 (1.10%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 4 (4.40%) SAP ERP
2 2 (2.20%) Actimize
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.20%) Office 365
2 1 (1.10%) IaaS
2 1 (1.10%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.10%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.10%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (30.77%) Data Warehouse
2 17 (18.68%) SQL Server
3 14 (15.38%) Data Mart
4 13 (14.29%) Base SAS
5 12 (13.19%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 11 (12.09%) Qlik Sense
7 9 (9.89%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 8 (8.79%) BusinessObjects
8 8 (8.79%) Oracle Reports
9 7 (7.69%) BODI
9 7 (7.69%) SAP Data Services
10 6 (6.59%) MS Access
10 6 (6.59%) Power BI
10 6 (6.59%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 5 (5.49%) SQL Server 2014
12 4 (4.40%) IBM PureData
13 2 (2.20%) IBM InfoSphere
13 2 (2.20%) Relational Database
13 2 (2.20%) SQL Server 2008
13 2 (2.20%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 14 (15.38%) ProC
2 5 (5.49%) ERwin
3 4 (4.40%) Talend Open Studio
4 1 (1.10%) Git (software)
4 1 (1.10%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 27 (29.67%) Finance
2 6 (6.59%) Banking
3 4 (4.40%) Manufacturing
4 3 (3.30%) Investment Banking
5 1 (1.10%) Legal
5 1 (1.10%) Marketing
5 1 (1.10%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 45 (49.45%) Developer
2 23 (25.27%) Analyst
3 16 (17.58%) Data Analyst
4 14 (15.38%) SAS Developer
5 10 (10.99%) Business Intelligence Developer
6 9 (9.89%) Architect
6 9 (9.89%) Data Architect
7 7 (7.69%) Informatica Developer
7 7 (7.69%) SAP Developer
8 6 (6.59%) Technical Analyst
9 5 (5.49%) Data Manager
9 5 (5.49%) SAP BusinessObjects (BO) Developer
10 4 (4.40%) Business Developer
10 4 (4.40%) SQL Analyst
10 4 (4.40%) SQL Data Analyst
11 3 (3.30%) Operations Analyst
12 2 (2.20%) Business Intelligence Analyst
12 2 (2.20%) ETL Developer
12 2 (2.20%) Financial Analyst
12 2 (2.20%) Python Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (5.49%) XML
2 2 (2.20%) .NET
2 2 (2.20%) Spring
3 1 (1.10%) Beautiful Soup
3 1 (1.10%) CSS
3 1 (1.10%) Django
3 1 (1.10%) Flask
3 1 (1.10%) HTML
3 1 (1.10%) MDX
3 1 (1.10%) scikit-learn
3 1 (1.10%) Scrapy
3 1 (1.10%) TensorFlow
3 1 (1.10%) Theano
Miscellaneous
1 23 (25.27%) Analytical Skills
2 22 (24.18%) Data Structures
3 15 (16.48%) Reference Data
4 13 (14.29%) Management Information System
5 6 (6.59%) Computer Science
6 1 (1.10%) CCTV
Operating Systems
1 2 (2.20%) Linux
1 2 (2.20%) Unix
1 2 (2.20%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (38.46%) Data Management
2 34 (37.36%) Business Intelligence
3 22 (24.18%) Data Governance
4 21 (23.08%) Master Data Management
5 19 (20.88%) ETL
6 18 (19.78%) Data Architecture
7 17 (18.68%) Analytics
8 16 (17.58%) Data Modelling
8 16 (17.58%) Time Management
8 16 (17.58%) Visualisation
9 15 (16.48%) Data Analysis
9 15 (16.48%) Data Migration
9 15 (16.48%) Migration
10 13 (14.29%) Data Analytics
11 12 (13.19%) Data Cleansing
11 12 (13.19%) Data Visualisation
12 10 (10.99%) Data Strategy
13 7 (7.69%) Data Integration
13 7 (7.69%) Dimensional Modelling
13 7 (7.69%) Metadata Management
Programming Languages
1 64 (70.33%) SQL
2 15 (16.48%) VBA
3 14 (15.38%) PROC SQL
4 10 (10.99%) PL/SQL
5 9 (9.89%) T-SQL
6 2 (2.20%) Python
7 1 (1.10%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
7 1 (1.10%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 14 (15.38%) SAS Certification
2 11 (12.09%) Degree
3 5 (5.49%) Computer Science Degree
4 1 (1.10%) HNC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (5.49%) QA
2 2 (2.20%) ISO 14001
2 2 (2.20%) ISO 9001
2 2 (2.20%) PMO
2 2 (2.20%) SLA
3 1 (1.10%) COBIT
3 1 (1.10%) FINRA
Vendors
1 22 (24.18%) Microsoft
1 22 (24.18%) Oracle
2 11 (12.09%) Informatica
2 11 (12.09%) SAP
3 7 (7.69%) IBM
4 6 (6.59%) Cognos
5 4 (4.40%) Talend
6 3 (3.30%) Tableau
7 2 (2.20%) Birst
7 2 (2.20%) Netezza
7 2 (2.20%) Salesforce.com
8 1 (1.10%) Logi
8 1 (1.10%) Logi Analytics
8 1 (1.10%) MicroStrategy
8 1 (1.10%) RedGate