Period
to 5 June 2020

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 5 June 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Data Quality
England > West Midlands
6 months to
5 Jun 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 143 217 246
Rank change year-on-year +74 +29 -10
Permanent jobs citing Data Quality 60 65 65
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the West Midlands 1.37% 0.84% 0.69%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 8.58% 4.66% 4.89%
Number of salaries quoted 59 56 44
Median annual salary £55,000 £52,142 £51,270
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.48% +1.70% +36.72%
10th Percentile £32,017 £30,625 £30,000
90th Percentile £63,750 £70,000 £67,500
England median annual salary £62,500 £57,500 £52,500
% change year-on-year +8.70% +9.52% +10.53%

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 699 1,394 1,329
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 15.95% 18.11% 14.18%
Number of salaries quoted 571 917 942
Median annual salary £47,500 £43,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.47% -4.44% +5.88%
10th Percentile £26,750 £26,250 £26,750
90th Percentile £67,500 £67,500 £63,750
England median annual salary £54,250 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +8.50% - +5.26%

Data Quality
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

Job postings citing Data Quality as a proportion 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

3-month moving average salary quoted in 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

Salary distribution for jobs citing Data Quality in the West Midlands over the 6 months to 5 June 2020.

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 5 June 2020. 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 +66 43 £55,000 +4.76% 1
Coventry +23 5 £43,500 -8.42%
Solihull +7 5 £57,500 -2.54% 1
Warwickshire +22 4 £40,000 -33.33% 1
Shropshire +23 1 £18,000 -72.31%
Staffordshire - 1 - -
Data Quality
England

For the 6 months to 5 June 2020, 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 47 (78.33%) SQL
2 33 (55.00%) Business Intelligence
2 33 (55.00%) Microsoft
3 29 (48.33%) Data Modelling
4 25 (41.67%) ETL
4 25 (41.67%) Analytical Skills
5 24 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
6 23 (38.33%) SQL Server
6 23 (38.33%) Finance
6 23 (38.33%) DevOps
6 23 (38.33%) Power BI
6 23 (38.33%) Power Platform
7 22 (36.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 22 (36.67%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 21 (35.00%) Azure
8 21 (35.00%) Big Data
9 20 (33.33%) Data Lake
10 19 (31.67%) HTML5
10 19 (31.67%) HTML
11 18 (30.00%) .NET
11 18 (30.00%) ASP.NET
11 18 (30.00%) CSS
11 18 (30.00%) Snowflake Schema
11 18 (30.00%) MVC
11 18 (30.00%) Git (software)
11 18 (30.00%) ASP.NET Web API
11 18 (30.00%) User Stories
11 18 (30.00%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
11 18 (30.00%) Dashboard Development
11 18 (30.00%) Data Engineering

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 3 (5.00%) Confluence
1 3 (5.00%) SAS
2 1 (1.67%) Apache Spark
2 1 (1.67%) BizTalk Server
2 1 (1.67%) Tomcat
Applications
1 3 (5.00%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (3.33%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 5 (8.33%) SAP S/4HANA
2 2 (3.33%) MIS ActiveH
2 2 (3.33%) SAP IS-U
Cloud Services
1 23 (38.33%) Power Platform
2 21 (35.00%) Azure
3 3 (5.00%) Boomi
4 2 (3.33%) PowerApps
5 1 (1.67%) AWS
5 1 (1.67%) GCP
5 1 (1.67%) Google Analytics
5 1 (1.67%) Power Automate
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.67%) Broadband
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (38.33%) Power BI
1 23 (38.33%) SQL Server
2 22 (36.67%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 22 (36.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 21 (35.00%) Big Data
4 20 (33.33%) Data Lake
5 18 (30.00%) Snowflake Schema
6 16 (26.67%) Data Warehouse
7 5 (8.33%) IBM InfoSphere
7 5 (8.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 4 (6.67%) BusinessObjects
9 3 (5.00%) BusinessObjects XI
9 3 (5.00%) Cognos Query Studio
9 3 (5.00%) QlikView
9 3 (5.00%) Spotfire
9 3 (5.00%) Text Mining
10 2 (3.33%) Data Mining
10 2 (3.33%) OLTP
10 2 (3.33%) Relational Database
10 2 (3.33%) SAP BW
Development Applications
1 18 (30.00%) Git (software)
2 4 (6.67%) JIRA
3 2 (3.33%) ERwin
4 1 (1.67%) JMeter
4 1 (1.67%) Visual Studio
4 1 (1.67%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 23 (38.33%) Finance
2 9 (15.00%) Retail
3 3 (5.00%) Pharmaceutical
3 3 (5.00%) Telecoms
4 2 (3.33%) General Ledger
4 2 (3.33%) Legal
4 2 (3.33%) Social Housing
5 1 (1.67%) Local Government
5 1 (1.67%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 14 (23.33%) Data Engineer
2 13 (21.67%) Analyst
3 12 (20.00%) Data Analyst
4 10 (16.67%) Data Manager
5 5 (8.33%) Analytics Manager
5 5 (8.33%) Master Data Manager
6 4 (6.67%) Architect
6 4 (6.67%) Data Analytics Manager
6 4 (6.67%) Data Architect
6 4 (6.67%) Data Quality Analyst
6 4 (6.67%) Development Engineer
6 4 (6.67%) Quality Analyst
6 4 (6.67%) Web Engineer
7 3 (5.00%) Consultant
7 3 (5.00%) Project Manager
7 3 (5.00%) Senior Analytics Manager
7 3 (5.00%) Senior Manager
7 3 (5.00%) Test Leader
8 2 (3.33%) SQL Analyst
8 2 (3.33%) SQL Data Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (31.67%) HTML
1 19 (31.67%) HTML5
2 18 (30.00%) .NET
2 18 (30.00%) ASP.NET
2 18 (30.00%) ASP.NET Web API
2 18 (30.00%) CSS
3 14 (23.33%) ASP.NET MVC
4 2 (3.33%) Pandas
4 2 (3.33%) scikit-learn
4 2 (3.33%) XML
5 1 (1.67%) Apache Flex
5 1 (1.67%) JMS
5 1 (1.67%) JSON
5 1 (1.67%) Natural Language Processing
5 1 (1.67%) REST
5 1 (1.67%) SOAP
5 1 (1.67%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 25 (41.67%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (5.00%) FMCG
2 3 (5.00%) Self-Motivation
3 2 (3.33%) Data Structures
4 1 (1.67%) Public Cloud
4 1 (1.67%) Smart Home
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (55.00%) Business Intelligence
2 29 (48.33%) Data Modelling
3 25 (41.67%) ETL
4 24 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
5 23 (38.33%) DevOps
6 18 (30.00%) Dashboard Development
6 18 (30.00%) Data Engineering
6 18 (30.00%) Data Lineage
6 18 (30.00%) MVC
6 18 (30.00%) User Stories
7 15 (25.00%) Analytics
8 11 (18.33%) Data Governance
9 10 (16.67%) Migration
10 9 (15.00%) Data Analysis
10 9 (15.00%) Problem-Solving
10 9 (15.00%) Project Management
10 9 (15.00%) Stakeholder Management
11 7 (11.67%) Data Cleansing
11 7 (11.67%) Data Migration
11 7 (11.67%) Visualisation
Programming Languages
1 47 (78.33%) SQL
2 18 (30.00%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
3 4 (6.67%) Python
3 4 (6.67%) R
4 3 (5.00%) VBA
5 2 (3.33%) T-SQL
6 1 (1.67%) Java
Qualifications
1 3 (5.00%) Degree
1 3 (5.00%) ISTQB
2 2 (3.33%) Security Cleared
3 1 (1.67%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (8.33%) GDPR
2 4 (6.67%) QA
Systems Management
1 5 (8.33%) SCCM
Vendors
1 33 (55.00%) Microsoft
2 8 (13.33%) SAP
3 6 (10.00%) Tableau
4 5 (8.33%) IBM
5 3 (5.00%) Ab Initio
5 3 (5.00%) Cognos
5 3 (5.00%) Dell
5 3 (5.00%) Informatica
5 3 (5.00%) Netezza
5 3 (5.00%) Oracle
6 1 (1.67%) GoldenSource
6 1 (1.67%) Google
6 1 (1.67%) RapidMiner
6 1 (1.67%) Salesforce.com