Period
to 28 January 2022

The table below provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies with an option to work from home (WFH) and 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 28 January 2022 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Data Quality
UK > Work from Home
6 months to
28 Jan 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 296 248 241
Rank change year-on-year -48 -7 -4
Permanent jobs citing Data Quality 280 99 39
As % of all permanent jobs with a WFH option 0.94% 0.88% 0.53%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 6.58% 8.21% 5.31%
Number of salaries quoted 227 84 25
10th Percentile £35,779 £30,375 £31,450
25th Percentile £47,500 £36,250 £40,648
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £62,500 £54,000 £65,000
Median % change year-on-year +15.74% -16.92% +17.65%
75th Percentile £77,500 £70,000 £73,750
90th Percentile £97,500 £97,125 £78,000
UK median annual salary £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year +9.09% - -

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 with a WFH option and a requirement for quality assurance or compliance skills.

All Quality Assurance and Compliance Skills
Work from Home
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for quality assurance or compliance skills 4,256 1,206 735
As % of all permanent jobs with a WFH option 14.35% 10.71% 10.02%
Number of salaries quoted 2,938 964 606
10th Percentile £33,320 £31,250 £36,250
25th Percentile £42,500 £40,000 £42,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £57,250 £52,500 £57,500
Median % change year-on-year +9.05% -8.70% +4.55%
75th Percentile £73,750 £68,750 £73,750
90th Percentile £90,000 £82,500 £80,750
UK median annual salary £55,000 £53,500 £52,500
% change year-on-year +2.80% +1.90% +5.00%

Data Quality
Trend for Jobs with a WFH Option

Job vacancies with a work from home option citing Data Quality as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised.

Data Quality trend for jobs with a WFH option

Data Quality
Salary Trend for Jobs with a WFH Option

3-month moving average salary quoted in job vacancies with a work from home option citing Data Quality.

Data Quality salary trend for jobs with a WFH option

Data Quality
Salary Histogram for Jobs with a WFH Option

Salary distribution for jobs with a work from home option citing Data Quality over the 6 months to 28 January 2022.

Data Quality salary histogram for jobs with a WFH option

For the 6 months to 28 January 2022, Data Quality job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent jobs with a WFH option and a requirement for Data Quality.

1 147 (52.50%) SQL
2 129 (46.07%) Business Intelligence
3 114 (40.71%) Analytics
4 111 (39.64%) Analytical Skills
5 95 (33.93%) ETL
6 91 (32.50%) Data Management
7 90 (32.14%) Data Warehouse
8 87 (31.07%) Data Modelling
9 77 (27.50%) Data Governance
9 77 (27.50%) Visualisation
10 74 (26.43%) Azure
11 73 (26.07%) Python
11 73 (26.07%) Social Skills
12 70 (25.00%) Power Platform
12 70 (25.00%) Power BI
13 66 (23.57%) Microsoft
14 64 (22.86%) Agile Software Development
15 63 (22.50%) Degree
16 62 (22.14%) Finance
17 61 (21.79%) Microsoft Excel
18 60 (21.43%) Data Architecture
19 58 (20.71%) Migration
20 57 (20.36%) Data Analysis
21 51 (18.21%) Data Visualisation
21 51 (18.21%) Data Science
22 50 (17.86%) Big Data
22 50 (17.86%) Data Analytics
23 48 (17.14%) AWS
24 45 (16.07%) Machine Learning
24 45 (16.07%) Oracle

Data Quality
Co-occurring IT Skills with a WFH Option 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 15 (5.36%) Apache Spark
2 8 (2.86%) SAS
3 5 (1.79%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 5 (1.79%) SharePoint
4 3 (1.07%) Apache
4 3 (1.07%) Confluence
4 3 (1.07%) Elasticsearch
5 2 (0.71%) Apache Airflow
5 2 (0.71%) Apache Pig
6 1 (0.36%) Camunda
6 1 (0.36%) CMS
6 1 (0.36%) JBoss
6 1 (0.36%) PowerExchange
Applications
1 61 (21.79%) Microsoft Excel
2 11 (3.93%) Microsoft Office
3 7 (2.50%) SPSS
4 6 (2.14%) Spreadsheet
5 2 (0.71%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 1 (0.36%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 5 (1.79%) Oracle BRM
2 3 (1.07%) Dynamics AX
2 3 (1.07%) NetSuite
2 3 (1.07%) SAP MDG
2 3 (1.07%) SAP S/4HANA
3 2 (0.71%) Avolution ABACUS
4 1 (0.36%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (0.36%) Dynamics NAV
4 1 (0.36%) Markit EDM
4 1 (0.36%) Sage X3
4 1 (0.36%) Salesforce.com CRM
4 1 (0.36%) thinkFolio
4 1 (0.36%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 74 (26.43%) Azure
2 70 (25.00%) Power Platform
3 48 (17.14%) AWS
4 30 (10.71%) GCP
5 16 (5.71%) Azure Data Factory
6 8 (2.86%) Collibra
7 7 (2.50%) Amazon EMR
7 7 (2.50%) Azure Synapse Analytics
8 6 (2.14%) Microsoft 365
9 5 (1.79%) Power Automate
9 5 (1.79%) Serverless
10 4 (1.43%) AWS CloudFormation
10 4 (1.43%) Datadog
10 4 (1.43%) SaaS
11 3 (1.07%) Amazon EC2
11 3 (1.07%) Amazon S3
11 3 (1.07%) AWS Lambda
11 3 (1.07%) Dynamics 365
11 3 (1.07%) PaaS
11 3 (1.07%) PowerApps
Communications & Networking
1 5 (1.79%) Intranet
2 3 (1.07%) Broadband
3 1 (0.36%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 90 (32.14%) Data Warehouse
2 70 (25.00%) Power BI
3 50 (17.86%) Big Data
4 39 (13.93%) SQL Server
5 31 (11.07%) Data Lake
6 29 (10.36%) Metadata
7 27 (9.64%) Relational Database
8 26 (9.29%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 26 (9.29%) Tableau
9 25 (8.93%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 24 (8.57%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 22 (7.86%) Hadoop
12 19 (6.79%) NoSQL
13 15 (5.36%) Azure SQL Database
13 15 (5.36%) Spotfire
14 12 (4.29%) SQL Server 2012
15 10 (3.57%) MySQL
16 8 (2.86%) Apache Hive
17 7 (2.50%) Impala
17 7 (2.50%) Star Schema
Development Applications
1 7 (2.50%) Git (software)
1 7 (2.50%) Visual Studio
2 4 (1.43%) Jenkins
2 4 (1.43%) Oracle APEX
3 3 (1.07%) JIRA
3 3 (1.07%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 3 (1.07%) Team Foundation Server
4 2 (0.71%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 2 (0.71%) ERwin
5 1 (0.36%) CircleCI
5 1 (0.36%) Mocha
5 1 (0.36%) webpack
General
1 111 (39.64%) Analytical Skills
2 73 (26.07%) Social Skills
3 62 (22.14%) Finance
4 21 (7.50%) Retail
5 15 (5.36%) Pharmaceutical
6 14 (5.00%) Banking
7 12 (4.29%) Manufacturing
8 11 (3.93%) Local Government
9 9 (3.21%) Law
9 9 (3.21%) Presentation Skills
9 9 (3.21%) Social Housing
10 8 (2.86%) Influencing Skills
10 8 (2.86%) Marketing
11 5 (1.79%) Legal
11 5 (1.79%) Organisational Skills
12 4 (1.43%) Inclusion and Diversity
12 4 (1.43%) Public Sector
13 2 (0.71%) Advertising
13 2 (0.71%) Investment Banking
14 1 (0.36%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 79 (28.21%) Analyst
2 52 (18.57%) Data Analyst
3 50 (17.86%) Data Engineer
4 42 (15.00%) Architect
5 36 (12.86%) Data Architect
6 30 (10.71%) Developer
7 23 (8.21%) Consultant
8 22 (7.86%) Business Intelligence Analyst
9 17 (6.07%) Data Consultant
10 16 (5.71%) Data Quality Analyst
11 15 (5.36%) Business Intelligence Lead
11 15 (5.36%) Quality Analyst
12 14 (5.00%) Data Manager
13 13 (4.64%) Enterprise Architect
13 13 (4.64%) Enterprise Data Architect
14 12 (4.29%) Lead Developer
15 10 (3.57%) Business Intelligence Developer
15 10 (3.57%) Technical Architect
16 9 (3.21%) Senior Analyst
16 9 (3.21%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (5.71%) Kafka
2 6 (2.14%) XML
3 5 (1.79%) Web Services
4 3 (1.07%) .NET
4 3 (1.07%) Ajax
4 3 (1.07%) JSON
4 3 (1.07%) React
4 3 (1.07%) Visualforce
5 2 (0.71%) Apache Avro
5 2 (0.71%) Apache NiFi
5 2 (0.71%) Apache Thrift
5 2 (0.71%) J2EE
5 2 (0.71%) Lucene
5 2 (0.71%) Middleware
5 2 (0.71%) Protocol Buffers
5 2 (0.71%) RESTful
6 1 (0.36%) Apache Camel
6 1 (0.36%) CSS
6 1 (0.36%) LDAP
6 1 (0.36%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 28 (10.00%) Management Information System
2 21 (7.50%) Self-Motivation
3 16 (5.71%) Data Structures
4 14 (5.00%) Algorithms
5 13 (4.64%) Biotechnology
6 12 (4.29%) Virtual Team
7 11 (3.93%) Housing Association
8 9 (3.21%) User Experience
9 8 (2.86%) Reference Data
10 7 (2.50%) Enterprise Software
11 4 (1.43%) Legacy Systems
12 3 (1.07%) Mashup
12 3 (1.07%) Social Media
13 2 (0.71%) Derivative
13 2 (0.71%) Equities
13 2 (0.71%) Fixed Income
13 2 (0.71%) OTC Derivatives
13 2 (0.71%) Public Cloud
13 2 (0.71%) Replication
13 2 (0.71%) Taxonomies
Operating Systems
1 4 (1.43%) Windows
2 3 (1.07%) Linux
3 2 (0.71%) Unix
4 1 (0.36%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (0.36%) Windows Mobile
4 1 (0.36%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 129 (46.07%) Business Intelligence
2 114 (40.71%) Analytics
3 95 (33.93%) ETL
4 91 (32.50%) Data Management
5 87 (31.07%) Data Modelling
6 77 (27.50%) Data Governance
6 77 (27.50%) Visualisation
7 64 (22.86%) Agile Software Development
8 60 (21.43%) Data Architecture
9 58 (20.71%) Migration
10 57 (20.36%) Data Analysis
11 51 (18.21%) Data Science
11 51 (18.21%) Data Visualisation
12 50 (17.86%) Data Analytics
13 45 (16.07%) Machine Learning
14 39 (13.93%) Master Data Management
15 35 (12.50%) Data Strategy
16 34 (12.14%) Data Integration
17 31 (11.07%) Computer Science
18 30 (10.71%) Problem-Solving
Programming Languages
1 147 (52.50%) SQL
2 73 (26.07%) Python
3 40 (14.29%) R
4 28 (10.00%) Java
5 24 (8.57%) T-SQL
6 8 (2.86%) Scala
7 7 (2.50%) PowerShell
8 6 (2.14%) Perl
8 6 (2.14%) PL/SQL
9 5 (1.79%) Apex Code
10 4 (1.43%) C#
10 4 (1.43%) C++
10 4 (1.43%) JavaScript
11 3 (1.07%) Bash
11 3 (1.07%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
11 3 (1.07%) TypeScript
12 2 (0.71%) Ruby
13 1 (0.36%) C
13 1 (0.36%) VBA
13 1 (0.36%) X++
Qualifications
1 63 (22.50%) Degree
2 8 (2.86%) Computer Science Degree
3 5 (1.79%) ACCA
3 5 (1.79%) CIMA
3 5 (1.79%) CIPD
4 4 (1.43%) PhD
5 3 (1.07%) SC Cleared
5 3 (1.07%) Security Cleared
6 1 (0.36%) PMI Certification
6 1 (0.36%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 26 (9.29%) QA
2 9 (3.21%) GDPR
3 7 (2.50%) PMO
4 5 (1.79%) Accessibility
4 5 (1.79%) Actionable Recommendations
4 5 (1.79%) Solvency II
5 1 (0.36%) COBIT
System Software
1 14 (5.00%) Docker
2 2 (0.71%) Active Directory
2 2 (0.71%) Apache ZooKeeper
Systems Management
1 14 (5.00%) Kubernetes
2 8 (2.86%) Terraform
3 4 (1.43%) Puppet
4 2 (0.71%) Ansible
4 2 (0.71%) Opscode Chef
4 2 (0.71%) Rancher
4 2 (0.71%) Single Sign-On
5 1 (0.36%) Kubeflow
Vendors
1 66 (23.57%) Microsoft
2 45 (16.07%) Oracle
3 27 (9.64%) Salesforce.com
3 27 (9.64%) SAP
4 25 (8.93%) Informatica
5 19 (6.79%) Talend
6 14 (5.00%) Google
7 9 (3.21%) Birst
7 9 (3.21%) Databricks
7 9 (3.21%) IFS
7 9 (3.21%) Infor
8 8 (2.86%) Alteryx
9 5 (1.79%) IBM
10 3 (1.07%) Adobe
10 3 (1.07%) JD Edwards
10 3 (1.07%) MicroStrategy
10 3 (1.07%) StreamSets
11 2 (0.71%) BT
11 2 (0.71%) Trillium
12 1 (0.36%) Hyperion