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 3 months to 25 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
25 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Data Quality
England / West Midlands
Rank 163 172 196
Rank change year-on-year +9 +24  
Permanent jobs citing Data Quality 50 70 20
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 1.06% 1.14% 0.40%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 7.17% 9.19% 3.42%
Number of salaries quoted 26 36 16
Median salary £30,000 £43,048 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -30.30% +7.61%  
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £34,259 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £43,750 £55,000 £80,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year -5.55% -  

Data Quality is in the quality assurance and compliance skills category. The next 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 and compliance skills.

Quality Assurance & Compliance Skills
West Midlands
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for quality assurance and compliance skills 697 762 585
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands 14.76% 12.41% 11.60%
Number of salaries quoted 521 581 473
Median salary £44,000 £42,500 £41,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.52% +2.40%  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,901 £27,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,550 £62,500 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year -3.40% +3.52%  

Data Quality
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the West Midlands citing Data Quality as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Quality Assurance & Compliance category.

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 3 months to 25 March 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 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
Birmingham +2 16 £25,750 -45.78% 1
West Bromwich - 8 £30,000 - 1
Warwickshire +12 7 £28,500 -37.01%
Sutton Coldfield -5 4 - -
Solihull -6 3 - - 1
Worcestershire - 2 £52,403 - 1
Coventry +13 1 £42,500 -
Shropshire - 1 - -
Staffordshire - 1 £32,500 -
Data Quality
England

Data Quality
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 25 March 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 36 (40.45%) Business Intelligence
2 34 (38.20%) SQL
3 33 (37.08%) Data Management
4 20 (22.47%) MS Excel
5 18 (20.22%) ETL
5 18 (20.22%) Degree
6 17 (19.10%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 17 (19.10%) Finance
7 16 (17.98%) Data Warehouse
7 16 (17.98%) SQL Server
8 15 (16.85%) Data Modelling
8 15 (16.85%) Stakeholder Management
9 14 (15.73%) Military
9 14 (15.73%) SAS
9 14 (15.73%) MS Office
9 14 (15.73%) Migration
10 13 (14.61%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 13 (14.61%) CRM
10 13 (14.61%) Management Information System
10 13 (14.61%) Data Governance
11 12 (13.48%) Analytics
11 12 (13.48%) MS PowerPoint
12 11 (12.36%) Cognos
13 10 (11.24%) Crystal Reports
13 10 (11.24%) Microsoft
13 10 (11.24%) Informatica
13 10 (11.24%) MS Visio
13 10 (11.24%) Ajax
13 10 (11.24%) JSON
13 10 (11.24%) SQL Server Analysis Services

Data Quality
Top Related 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 14 (15.73%) SAS
2 10 (11.24%) Apache Spark
3 3 (3.37%) CMS
Applications
1 20 (22.47%) MS Excel
2 14 (15.73%) MS Office
3 12 (13.48%) MS PowerPoint
4 10 (11.24%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (3.37%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (2.25%) Salesforce.com CRM
3 1 (1.12%) Primavera
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (19.10%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 16 (17.98%) Data Warehouse
2 16 (17.98%) SQL Server
3 13 (14.61%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 10 (11.24%) Apache Hive
4 10 (11.24%) Big Data
4 10 (11.24%) Crystal Reports
4 10 (11.24%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
4 10 (11.24%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 9 (10.11%) BusinessObjects
6 8 (8.99%) Data Mart
6 8 (8.99%) MySQL
6 8 (8.99%) Pentaho
6 8 (8.99%) PostgreSQL
7 7 (7.87%) Base SAS
8 5 (5.62%) Power BI
8 5 (5.62%) SAS Enterprise Guide
9 4 (4.49%) SQL Server 2008
10 3 (3.37%) MS Access
10 3 (3.37%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 10 (11.24%) Git (software)
1 10 (11.24%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 5 (5.62%) ProC
General
1 17 (19.10%) Finance
2 14 (15.73%) Military
3 7 (7.87%) Marketing
4 3 (3.37%) Retail
5 1 (1.12%) Billing
5 1 (1.12%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 16 (17.98%) Analyst
2 14 (15.73%) Developer
3 12 (13.48%) Data Analyst
3 12 (13.48%) Data Manager
4 10 (11.24%) SAS Developer
5 6 (6.74%) Senior Manager
6 5 (5.62%) Architect
6 5 (5.62%) Data Architect
6 5 (5.62%) Data Quality Manager
6 5 (5.62%) Quality Manager
7 4 (4.49%) Business Intelligence Developer
7 4 (4.49%) Business Intelligence Lead
7 4 (4.49%) Software Asset Manager
7 4 (4.49%) Software Manager
7 4 (4.49%) SQL Developer
8 3 (3.37%) CRM Developer
8 3 (3.37%) Data Governance Analyst
8 3 (3.37%) Delivery Manager
8 3 (3.37%) Governance Manager
8 3 (3.37%) Head of Data Management
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (11.24%) Ajax
1 10 (11.24%) GeoJSON
1 10 (11.24%) JSON
2 2 (2.25%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 13 (14.61%) Management Information System
2 9 (10.11%) Data Structures
3 7 (7.87%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (3.37%) NHS
5 2 (2.25%) Computer Science
5 2 (2.25%) Data Protection Act
5 2 (2.25%) Driving Licence
5 2 (2.25%) e-Learning
5 2 (2.25%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (1.12%) Credit Risk
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (40.45%) Business Intelligence
2 33 (37.08%) Data Management
3 18 (20.22%) ETL
4 15 (16.85%) Data Modelling
4 15 (16.85%) Stakeholder Management
5 14 (15.73%) Migration
6 13 (14.61%) CRM
6 13 (14.61%) Data Governance
7 12 (13.48%) Analytics
8 8 (8.99%) Time Management
9 7 (7.87%) Data Migration
9 7 (7.87%) Master Data Management
9 7 (7.87%) Project Management
9 7 (7.87%) Root Cause Analysis
10 6 (6.74%) Change Control
10 6 (6.74%) Data Analysis
10 6 (6.74%) Data Architecture
10 6 (6.74%) Data Protection
11 5 (5.62%) Information Management
11 5 (5.62%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 34 (38.20%) SQL
2 5 (5.62%) PROC SQL
2 5 (5.62%) VB
3 4 (4.49%) VBA
4 1 (1.12%) PL/SQL
4 1 (1.12%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 18 (20.22%) Degree
2 5 (5.62%) SAS Certification
3 1 (1.12%) GNVQ
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (8.99%) SLA
2 2 (2.25%) PMO
Vendors
1 11 (12.36%) Cognos
2 10 (11.24%) Cloudera
2 10 (11.24%) Informatica
2 10 (11.24%) Microsoft
3 7 (7.87%) SAP
4 3 (3.37%) Oracle
4 3 (3.37%) Salesforce.com
5 2 (2.25%) Aprimo
5 2 (2.25%) Pega
6 1 (1.12%) IBM
6 1 (1.12%) Infor
6 1 (1.12%) ServiceNow
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Erin Associates
Salary: £40000 per annum + Bonus & excellent benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
West Bromwich, West Midlands (County)
Latcom Ltd
Salary: From £35,000 to £40,000 per annum + Pension + Good Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Solihull, West Midlands (County)
networx
Salary: Up to £18,000 per annum circa
Posted: 4 days ago
Worcester, Worcestershire
Erin Associates
Salary: £40000 per annum + Bonus & excellent benefits
Posted: 5 days ago