Period
to 21 September 2019

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 21 September 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Data Quality
England > West Midlands
6 months to
21 Sep 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 193 242 255
Rank change year-on-year +49 +13 +31
Permanent jobs citing Data Quality 82 67 70
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 1.09% 0.76% 0.70%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 7.64% 4.56% 5.31%
Number of salaries quoted 79 44 62
West Midlands median annual salary £41,000 £51,270 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -20.03% +20.64% -15.00%
10th Percentile £27,400 £29,000 £26,825
90th Percentile £65,250 £67,500 £72,125
England median annual salary £53,500 £55,000 £52,000
% change year-on-year -2.73% +5.77% -0.13%

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 1,073 1,470 1,319
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 14.33% 16.73% 13.22%
Number of salaries quoted 853 925 1,003
West Midlands median annual salary £44,000 £45,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -3.30% +7.06% +2.82%
10th Percentile £26,250 £27,600 £24,750
90th Percentile £66,250 £63,750 £70,606
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 21 September 2019.

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 21 September 2019. 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 +55 42 £40,500 -22.86% 6
Coventry - 14 £41,500 - 2
Staffordshire -2 6 £38,250 - 1
Shropshire +9 4 £32,421 -35.16%
Solihull -8 4 £59,000 -5.60% 1
Warwickshire -20 4 £36,000 -33.94% 1
Walsall - 3 £34,955 -
Data Quality
England

For the 6 months to 21 September 2019, 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 53 (64.63%) SQL
2 42 (51.22%) Business Intelligence
3 39 (47.56%) Analytics
4 28 (34.15%) SQL Server
5 27 (32.93%) Microsoft
5 27 (32.93%) Agile Software Development
5 27 (32.93%) Finance
5 27 (32.93%) Analytical Skills
5 27 (32.93%) Problem-Solving
6 26 (31.71%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 26 (31.71%) ETL
7 25 (30.49%) Power BI
7 25 (30.49%) Power Platform
8 22 (26.83%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 19 (23.17%) Visualisation
10 18 (21.95%) Data Management
11 15 (18.29%) Data Warehouse
11 15 (18.29%) Project Management
12 14 (17.07%) QA
13 13 (15.85%) QlikView
13 13 (15.85%) Test Scripting
13 13 (15.85%) Test Automation
13 13 (15.85%) Tableau
13 13 (15.85%) Data Analytics
13 13 (15.85%) BusinessObjects
13 13 (15.85%) ISTQB
14 12 (14.63%) Data Modelling
14 12 (14.63%) Oracle
14 12 (14.63%) Data Transformation
14 12 (14.63%) Data 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 (12.20%) SAS
2 6 (7.32%) Confluence
3 4 (4.88%) Smallworld
4 2 (2.44%) SharePoint
Applications
1 7 (8.54%) Microsoft Excel
2 4 (4.88%) Microsoft Office
2 4 (4.88%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 1 (1.22%) PTC Creo
3 1 (1.22%) Siemens NX
3 1 (1.22%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 3 (3.66%) Oracle ERP
2 2 (2.44%) FastStats
2 2 (2.44%) FastStats PeopleStage
3 1 (1.22%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (1.22%) SAP BPC
3 1 (1.22%) SAP MDG
3 1 (1.22%) Teamcenter
Cloud Services
1 25 (30.49%) Power Platform
2 9 (10.98%) Azure
3 1 (1.22%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (1.22%) Dynamics 365
3 1 (1.22%) IaaS
3 1 (1.22%) Office 365
3 1 (1.22%) PaaS
3 1 (1.22%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (34.15%) SQL Server
2 26 (31.71%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 25 (30.49%) Power BI
4 22 (26.83%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 15 (18.29%) Data Warehouse
6 13 (15.85%) BusinessObjects
6 13 (15.85%) QlikView
7 9 (10.98%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 6 (7.32%) BusinessObjects XI
8 6 (7.32%) Cognos Query Studio
8 6 (7.32%) IBM InfoSphere
8 6 (7.32%) MongoDB
9 5 (6.10%) Oracle Reports
10 4 (4.88%) GIS
11 3 (3.66%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
11 3 (3.66%) Crystal Reports
11 3 (3.66%) MS Access
11 3 (3.66%) Qlik Sense
11 3 (3.66%) Relational Database
12 2 (2.44%) Spotfire
Development Applications
1 7 (8.54%) JIRA
2 6 (7.32%) Selenium
3 4 (4.88%) JMeter
4 2 (2.44%) Appium
4 2 (2.44%) Oracle Forms
4 2 (2.44%) Visual Studio
4 2 (2.44%) Visual Studio Team System
4 2 (2.44%) WebDriver
5 1 (1.22%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 27 (32.93%) Finance
2 10 (12.20%) General Ledger
3 7 (8.54%) Public Sector
4 6 (7.32%) Marketing
4 6 (7.32%) Retail
5 2 (2.44%) Games
5 2 (2.44%) Manufacturing
6 1 (1.22%) Aerospace
6 1 (1.22%) Military
6 1 (1.22%) Pharmaceutical
6 1 (1.22%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 45 (54.88%) Analyst
2 37 (45.12%) Data Analyst
3 12 (14.63%) Business Analyst
4 11 (13.41%) Data Business Analyst
4 11 (13.41%) SQL Analyst
5 10 (12.20%) SQL Data Analyst
6 7 (8.54%) Quality Analyst
7 6 (7.32%) Test Leader
8 5 (6.10%) Architect
8 5 (6.10%) Business Intelligence Consultant
8 5 (6.10%) Consultant
9 4 (4.88%) Data Manager
9 4 (4.88%) Developer
9 4 (4.88%) Fibre Planner
9 4 (4.88%) QA Analyst
9 4 (4.88%) Solutions Architect
10 3 (3.66%) Data Consultant
10 3 (3.66%) Data Quality Analyst
10 3 (3.66%) HR Manager
10 3 (3.66%) Senior Data Warehouse Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (6.10%) Web Services
2 1 (1.22%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 27 (32.93%) Analytical Skills
2 11 (13.41%) Management Information System
3 5 (6.10%) Driving Licence
3 5 (6.10%) Mobile App
4 4 (4.88%) Self-Motivation
5 3 (3.66%) User Experience
6 2 (2.44%) Data Protection Act
6 2 (2.44%) Data Structures
7 1 (1.22%) FMCG
7 1 (1.22%) NHS
7 1 (1.22%) Taxonomies
Operating Systems
1 2 (2.44%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 42 (51.22%) Business Intelligence
2 39 (47.56%) Analytics
3 27 (32.93%) Agile Software Development
3 27 (32.93%) Problem-Solving
4 26 (31.71%) ETL
5 19 (23.17%) Visualisation
6 18 (21.95%) Data Management
7 15 (18.29%) Project Management
8 13 (15.85%) Data Analytics
8 13 (15.85%) Test Automation
8 13 (15.85%) Test Scripting
9 12 (14.63%) Data Modelling
9 12 (14.63%) Data Transformation
9 12 (14.63%) Data Visualisation
10 11 (13.41%) ERP
10 11 (13.41%) Migration
11 10 (12.20%) Accounts Payable
11 10 (12.20%) Accounts Receivable
11 10 (12.20%) Data Analysis
11 10 (12.20%) Data Governance
Programming Languages
1 53 (64.63%) SQL
2 4 (4.88%) Python
2 4 (4.88%) R
2 4 (4.88%) T-SQL
3 2 (2.44%) PL/SQL
4 1 (1.22%) C#
4 1 (1.22%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 13 (15.85%) ISTQB
2 10 (12.20%) Degree
3 5 (6.10%) Computer Science Degree
4 3 (3.66%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 1 (1.22%) HNC
5 1 (1.22%) HND
5 1 (1.22%) ISEB
5 1 (1.22%) Master's Degree
5 1 (1.22%) Numerate Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (17.07%) QA
2 5 (6.10%) GDPR
3 1 (1.22%) PMO
System Software
1 1 (1.22%) Virtual Machines
Vendors
1 27 (32.93%) Microsoft
2 13 (15.85%) Tableau
3 12 (14.63%) Oracle
4 10 (12.20%) Informatica
4 10 (12.20%) SAP
5 6 (7.32%) Ab Initio
5 6 (7.32%) Cognos
5 6 (7.32%) IBM
5 6 (7.32%) Netezza
6 3 (3.66%) Teradata
7 2 (2.44%) Apteco
8 1 (1.22%) Facebook
8 1 (1.22%) Instagram
8 1 (1.22%) Planview
8 1 (1.22%) PTC
8 1 (1.22%) Siemens
8 1 (1.22%) Twitter