Period
to 16 January 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 16 January 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Data Quality
England > West Midlands
6 months to
16 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 233 242 148
Rank change year-on-year +9 -94 +100
Permanent jobs citing Data Quality 86 80 186
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.88% 0.76% 1.80%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 6.85% 5.37% 13.03%
Number of salaries quoted 78 55 108
West Midlands median annual salary £47,500 £48,500 £46,750
Median salary % change year-on-year -2.06% +3.74% -31.25%
10th Percentile £28,625 £31,950 £33,545
90th Percentile £73,250 £57,400 £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 1,256 1,490 1,428
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 12.82% 14.22% 13.81%
Number of salaries quoted 965 983 1,128
West Midlands median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500
10th Percentile £23,500 £25,500 £24,000
90th Percentile £68,750 £63,750 £62,500
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £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 16 January 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 16 January 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 +38 50 £40,000 -17.53% 4
West Bromwich - 9 £52,500 -
Solihull - 8 £73,750 -
Staffordshire +8 5 £47,000 -6.00%
Warwickshire -13 5 £40,000 -13.51% 1
Coventry -5 1 £42,500 -29.17% 4
Data Quality
England

For the 6 months to 16 January 2018, 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 57 (66.28%) SQL
2 33 (38.37%) Business Intelligence
3 32 (37.21%) Data Management
4 29 (33.72%) Data Warehouse
5 24 (27.91%) ETL
6 23 (26.74%) Microsoft Excel
6 23 (26.74%) Data Governance
7 22 (25.58%) Oracle
8 21 (24.42%) Microsoft
9 20 (23.26%) Finance
10 19 (22.09%) Microsoft Office
10 19 (22.09%) Data Structures
11 17 (19.77%) Analytical Skills
11 17 (19.77%) Master Data Management
11 17 (19.77%) Data Architecture
11 17 (19.77%) Visualisation
11 17 (19.77%) VBA
12 16 (18.60%) Migration
12 16 (18.60%) Data Analysis
12 16 (18.60%) Data Migration
12 16 (18.60%) Reference Data
12 16 (18.60%) Analytics
13 15 (17.44%) Data Modelling
14 13 (15.12%) SAP
14 13 (15.12%) SQL Server
14 13 (15.12%) Management Information System
14 13 (15.12%) Data Analytics
14 13 (15.12%) Data Cleansing
14 13 (15.12%) Data Visualisation
15 12 (13.95%) SAS

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 12 (13.95%) SAS
Applications
1 23 (26.74%) Microsoft Excel
2 19 (22.09%) Microsoft Office
3 10 (11.63%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 9 (10.47%) MS Visio
5 1 (1.16%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 4 (4.65%) SAP ERP
2 2 (2.33%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 4 (4.65%) Office 365
2 2 (2.33%) Dynamics 365
3 1 (1.16%) IaaS
3 1 (1.16%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (1.16%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.16%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (33.72%) Data Warehouse
2 13 (15.12%) SQL Server
3 11 (12.79%) Qlik Sense
4 9 (10.47%) Base SAS
4 9 (10.47%) BODI
4 9 (10.47%) BusinessObjects
4 9 (10.47%) Data Mart
4 9 (10.47%) SAP Data Services
4 9 (10.47%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 9 (10.47%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 7 (8.14%) Oracle Reports
6 6 (6.98%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 5 (5.81%) MS Access
7 5 (5.81%) Power BI
8 4 (4.65%) SQL Server 2014
9 2 (2.33%) DB2
9 2 (2.33%) IBM InfoSphere
9 2 (2.33%) Relational Database
9 2 (2.33%) SQL Server 2008
9 2 (2.33%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 9 (10.47%) ProC
2 5 (5.81%) ERwin
3 1 (1.16%) Git (software)
3 1 (1.16%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 20 (23.26%) Finance
2 7 (8.14%) Banking
3 4 (4.65%) Manufacturing
4 3 (3.49%) Investment Banking
5 2 (2.33%) Legal
6 1 (1.16%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 39 (45.35%) Developer
2 27 (31.40%) Analyst
3 22 (25.58%) Data Analyst
4 9 (10.47%) SAP Developer
4 9 (10.47%) SAS Developer
5 8 (9.30%) Architect
5 8 (9.30%) Data Architect
5 8 (9.30%) Informatica Developer
6 6 (6.98%) SAP BusinessObjects (BO) Developer
6 6 (6.98%) Technical Analyst
7 5 (5.81%) SQL Analyst
7 5 (5.81%) SQL Data Analyst
8 4 (4.65%) Business Intelligence Developer
8 4 (4.65%) Data Manager
9 3 (3.49%) Business Developer
9 3 (3.49%) CRM Analyst
9 3 (3.49%) Governance Analyst
10 2 (2.33%) Business Intelligence Analyst
10 2 (2.33%) CRM Developer
10 2 (2.33%) Dynamics CRM Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (6.98%) XML
2 3 (3.49%) HTML
3 2 (2.33%) .NET
3 2 (2.33%) Spring
4 1 (1.16%) Beautiful Soup
4 1 (1.16%) CSS
4 1 (1.16%) Django
4 1 (1.16%) Flask
4 1 (1.16%) MDX
4 1 (1.16%) scikit-learn
4 1 (1.16%) Scrapy
4 1 (1.16%) TensorFlow
4 1 (1.16%) Theano
Miscellaneous
1 19 (22.09%) Data Structures
2 17 (19.77%) Analytical Skills
3 16 (18.60%) Reference Data
4 13 (15.12%) Management Information System
5 5 (5.81%) Computer Science
6 1 (1.16%) CCTV
Operating Systems
1 2 (2.33%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (38.37%) Business Intelligence
2 32 (37.21%) Data Management
3 24 (27.91%) ETL
4 23 (26.74%) Data Governance
5 17 (19.77%) Data Architecture
5 17 (19.77%) Master Data Management
5 17 (19.77%) Visualisation
6 16 (18.60%) Analytics
6 16 (18.60%) Data Analysis
6 16 (18.60%) Data Migration
6 16 (18.60%) Migration
7 15 (17.44%) Data Modelling
8 13 (15.12%) Data Analytics
8 13 (15.12%) Data Cleansing
8 13 (15.12%) Data Visualisation
9 11 (12.79%) CRM
9 11 (12.79%) Time Management
10 10 (11.63%) Data Strategy
11 9 (10.47%) Workflow
12 6 (6.98%) Metadata Management
Programming Languages
1 57 (66.28%) SQL
2 17 (19.77%) VBA
3 11 (12.79%) PL/SQL
4 9 (10.47%) PROC SQL
5 6 (6.98%) T-SQL
6 3 (3.49%) JavaScript
7 2 (2.33%) C#
7 2 (2.33%) Python
7 2 (2.33%) R
8 1 (1.16%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
Qualifications
1 10 (11.63%) Degree
2 9 (10.47%) SAS Certification
3 5 (5.81%) Computer Science Degree
4 1 (1.16%) HNC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (10.47%) QA
2 4 (4.65%) SLA
3 2 (2.33%) ISO 14001
3 2 (2.33%) ISO 9001
4 1 (1.16%) PMO
Vendors
1 22 (25.58%) Oracle
2 21 (24.42%) Microsoft
3 13 (15.12%) SAP
4 12 (13.95%) Informatica
5 3 (3.49%) IBM
5 3 (3.49%) Tableau
6 2 (2.33%) Birst
6 2 (2.33%) Cognos
6 2 (2.33%) Netezza
6 2 (2.33%) Salesforce.com
7 1 (1.16%) Logi
7 1 (1.16%) Logi Analytics
7 1 (1.16%) MicroStrategy
7 1 (1.16%) RedGate