Period
to 20 October 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 20 October 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Data Quality
England > West Midlands
6 months to
20 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 225 247 268
Rank change year-on-year +22 +21 -87
Permanent jobs citing Data Quality 69 78 81
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.80% 0.79% 0.69%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 4.74% 6.02% 4.66%
Number of salaries quoted 47 69 56
West Midlands median annual salary £42,500 £45,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.56% -10.00% +11.11%
10th Percentile £25,750 £30,400 £25,000
90th Percentile £65,500 £75,000 £60,000
England median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £52,500
% change year-on-year +4.76% - +5.00%

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 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 1,455 1,296 1,738
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 16.97% 13.12% 14.76%
Number of salaries quoted 890 992 1,165
West Midlands median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% - +6.25%
10th Percentile £26,750 £23,500 £25,000
90th Percentile £63,750 £70,250 £72,000
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000

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 20 October 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 20 October 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 +15 34 £40,000 +6.67% 4
Staffordshire +28 17 £40,000 - 4
Warwickshire +50 15 £44,000 -32.31% 1
Shropshire +13 1 £50,000 +117.39%
Solihull -8 1 £62,500 -28.57% 1
Data Quality
England

For the 6 months to 20 October 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 39 (56.52%) Finance
2 36 (52.17%) Data Management
3 29 (42.03%) Analytical Skills
4 28 (40.58%) Data Governance
5 22 (31.88%) SQL
6 21 (30.43%) Analytics
7 17 (24.64%) Performance Management
8 16 (23.19%) Business Intelligence
9 14 (20.29%) Oracle
10 13 (18.84%) Sarbanes-Oxley
10 13 (18.84%) Games
10 13 (18.84%) Essbase
10 13 (18.84%) Budgeting and Forecasting
11 11 (15.94%) Data Modelling
11 11 (15.94%) Microsoft Excel
11 11 (15.94%) Tableau
12 10 (14.49%) Data Strategy
12 10 (14.49%) SharePoint
12 10 (14.49%) Data Architecture
13 9 (13.04%) Agile Software Development
13 9 (13.04%) Stakeholder Management
13 9 (13.04%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 9 (13.04%) Legal
13 9 (13.04%) Data Security
13 9 (13.04%) Power BI
13 9 (13.04%) Process Improvement
14 8 (11.59%) Data Analytics
14 8 (11.59%) SQL Server
14 8 (11.59%) Degree
14 8 (11.59%) Visualisation

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 10 (14.49%) SharePoint
2 2 (2.90%) Apache Spark
2 2 (2.90%) DNN
3 1 (1.45%) BizTalk Server
3 1 (1.45%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 1 (1.45%) Tomcat
Applications
1 11 (15.94%) Microsoft Excel
2 7 (10.14%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 3 (4.35%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (2.90%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (2.90%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.90%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (18.84%) Essbase
2 9 (13.04%) Power BI
2 9 (13.04%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 8 (11.59%) SQL Server
4 7 (10.14%) Big Data
5 6 (8.70%) Data Warehouse
6 5 (7.25%) QlikView
7 3 (4.35%) BusinessObjects
7 3 (4.35%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 2 (2.90%) Amazon QuickSight
8 2 (2.90%) Apache Hive
8 2 (2.90%) DB2
8 2 (2.90%) Hadoop
8 2 (2.90%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 1 (1.45%) Azure SQL Database
9 1 (1.45%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
9 1 (1.45%) Data Mart
9 1 (1.45%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
9 1 (1.45%) OLAP
9 1 (1.45%) Qlik Sense
Development Applications
1 2 (2.90%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
1 2 (2.90%) Visual Studio
General
1 39 (56.52%) Finance
2 13 (18.84%) Games
3 9 (13.04%) Legal
4 6 (8.70%) Retail
5 5 (7.25%) Billing
6 2 (2.90%) Marketing
7 1 (1.45%) Automotive
7 1 (1.45%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 18 (26.09%) Analyst
2 12 (17.39%) Architect
2 12 (17.39%) Data Manager
3 9 (13.04%) Administrator
3 9 (13.04%) Data Architect
4 7 (10.14%) PMO Analyst
5 6 (8.70%) Data Governance Analyst
5 6 (8.70%) Data Governance Manager
5 6 (8.70%) Governance Manager
6 5 (7.25%) Data Analyst
7 4 (5.80%) Applications Manager
7 4 (5.80%) Applications Support
7 4 (5.80%) Applications Support Manager
7 4 (5.80%) SQL Analyst
7 4 (5.80%) Support Manager
8 3 (4.35%) Developer
8 3 (4.35%) Information Architect
8 3 (4.35%) IT Architect
8 3 (4.35%) MI Manager
9 2 (2.90%) Data Quality Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.45%) JMS
1 1 (1.45%) REST
1 1 (1.45%) SOAP
1 1 (1.45%) Web Services
1 1 (1.45%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 29 (42.03%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (8.70%) Management Information System
3 4 (5.80%) Greenfield Project
4 2 (2.90%) NHS
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (52.17%) Data Management
2 28 (40.58%) Data Governance
3 21 (30.43%) Analytics
4 17 (24.64%) Performance Management
5 16 (23.19%) Business Intelligence
6 13 (18.84%) Budgeting and Forecasting
7 11 (15.94%) Data Modelling
8 10 (14.49%) Data Architecture
8 10 (14.49%) Data Strategy
9 9 (13.04%) Agile Software Development
9 9 (13.04%) Data Security
9 9 (13.04%) Process Improvement
9 9 (13.04%) Stakeholder Management
10 8 (11.59%) Data Analytics
10 8 (11.59%) Information Architecture
10 8 (11.59%) Visualisation
11 7 (10.14%) Data Analysis
11 7 (10.14%) Project Governance
11 7 (10.14%) Quality Management
11 7 (10.14%) Resource Allocation
Programming Languages
1 22 (31.88%) SQL
2 5 (7.25%) T-SQL
3 3 (4.35%) VBA
4 2 (2.90%) Python
4 2 (2.90%) R
4 2 (2.90%) VB
5 1 (1.45%) Delphi
Qualifications
1 8 (11.59%) Degree
2 2 (2.90%) ISEB
2 2 (2.90%) ISEB Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (18.84%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 7 (10.14%) PMO
3 5 (7.25%) QA
4 2 (2.90%) GDPR
Vendors
1 14 (20.29%) Oracle
2 11 (15.94%) Tableau
3 7 (10.14%) Planview
4 5 (7.25%) PeopleSoft
5 4 (5.80%) Cognos
5 4 (5.80%) Remedy
6 3 (4.35%) Alteryx
6 3 (4.35%) Microsoft
7 2 (2.90%) SAP
8 1 (1.45%) Baan
8 1 (1.45%) Greenplum
8 1 (1.45%) Informatica
8 1 (1.45%) Salesforce.com
8 1 (1.45%) Talend
8 1 (1.45%) Teradata