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The table below provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies with an option to work from home (WFH) and a requirement for Metadata skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Metadata over the 6 months to 30 June 2022 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Metadata
UK > Work from Home
6 months to
30 Jun 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 453 494 261
Rank change year-on-year +41 -233 +25
Permanent jobs citing Metadata 503 112 41
As % of all permanent jobs with a WFH option 0.65% 0.30% 0.46%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 2.18% 0.98% 1.60%
Number of salaries quoted 302 84 40
10th Percentile £41,503 £51,000 £42,500
25th Percentile £60,000 £53,792 £48,750
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £74,500 £65,000 £58,750
Median % change year-on-year +14.62% +10.64% +6.82%
75th Percentile £95,000 £82,500 £70,000
90th Percentile £114,850 £91,750 £74,250
UK median annual salary £70,000 £67,500 £62,500
% change year-on-year +3.70% +8.00% +8.70%

Metadata is in the Databases and Business Intelligence 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 database or business intelligence skills.

All Database and Business Intelligence Skills
Work from Home
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for database or business intelligence skills 23,109 11,420 2,565
As % of all permanent jobs with a WFH option 29.69% 30.87% 28.99%
Number of salaries quoted 11,240 8,633 2,181
10th Percentile £37,491 £33,750 £35,000
25th Percentile £45,000 £41,250 £42,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
Median % change year-on-year +9.09% - -
75th Percentile £80,000 £72,500 £72,500
90th Percentile £93,750 £87,500 £85,000
UK median annual salary £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year +9.09% - +9.75%

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Trend for Jobs with a WFH Option

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

Metadata trend for jobs with a WFH option

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Salary Trend for Jobs with a WFH Option

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

Metadata salary trend for jobs with a WFH option

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Salary Histogram for Jobs with a WFH Option

Salary distribution for jobs with a work from home option citing Metadata over the 6 months to 30 June 2022.

Metadata salary histogram for jobs with a WFH option

For the 6 months to 30 June 2022, Metadata job roles required the following 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 Metadata.

1 290 (57.65%) Data Modelling
2 204 (40.56%) Metadata Management
3 199 (39.56%) ETL
4 188 (37.38%) Analytics
5 173 (34.39%) Data Integration
6 170 (33.80%) Social Skills
7 163 (32.41%) Big Data
8 160 (31.81%) Problem-Solving
9 156 (31.01%) Data Engineering
10 154 (30.62%) Agile
11 151 (30.02%) SQL
12 146 (29.03%) Data Analysis
13 131 (26.04%) Azure
14 127 (25.25%) Python
15 124 (24.65%) Data Warehouse
16 114 (22.66%) Data Management
17 111 (22.07%) Data Quality
18 109 (21.67%) Finance
19 107 (21.27%) Business Intelligence
19 107 (21.27%) Data Architecture
20 104 (20.68%) SDLC
21 100 (19.88%) AWS
22 99 (19.68%) Apache Spark
23 91 (18.09%) Informatica
24 80 (15.90%) Time Management
25 79 (15.71%) Data Development
25 79 (15.71%) Digital Transformation Programme
26 78 (15.51%) DevOps
27 77 (15.31%) Data Lake
28 70 (13.92%) Analytical Skills

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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 99 (19.68%) Apache Spark
2 19 (3.78%) Apache Airflow
3 16 (3.18%) Confluence
4 14 (2.78%) CMS
5 10 (1.99%) Apache
6 6 (1.19%) SAS
7 5 (0.99%) ArcGIS
7 5 (0.99%) Luigi
8 2 (0.40%) Apache Pig
8 2 (0.40%) Ethereum
8 2 (0.40%) Geth
8 2 (0.40%) SharePoint
9 1 (0.20%) Apache Solr
9 1 (0.20%) Jupyter
Applications
1 31 (6.16%) Microsoft Excel
2 8 (1.59%) Microsoft Office
3 2 (0.40%) Adobe Premiere
3 2 (0.40%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 1 (0.20%) Gephi
Business Applications
1 16 (3.18%) Avolution ABACUS
2 5 (0.99%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
3 4 (0.80%) SAP MDM
4 1 (0.20%) Cognos Business Intelligence
4 1 (0.20%) Hyperion Planning
Cloud Services
1 131 (26.04%) Azure
2 100 (19.88%) AWS
3 65 (12.92%) GCP
4 60 (11.93%) Power Platform
5 48 (9.54%) Azure Data Factory
6 21 (4.17%) Azure Synapse Analytics
7 19 (3.78%) dbt
8 18 (3.58%) Snowflake
9 17 (3.38%) GitHub
10 15 (2.98%) Serverless
11 13 (2.58%) AWS Lambda
11 13 (2.58%) IBM Cloud
12 12 (2.39%) Azure DevOps
12 12 (2.39%) SaaS
13 11 (2.19%) Amazon Kinesis
14 10 (1.99%) Amazon ECS
14 10 (1.99%) AWS CloudFormation
15 8 (1.59%) BrowserStack
16 7 (1.39%) Google Data Studio
16 7 (1.39%) Stitch
Communications & Networking
1 10 (1.99%) Peer-to-Peer Networking
2 8 (1.59%) HTTP
2 8 (1.59%) Internet
3 7 (1.39%) Extranet
3 7 (1.39%) Intranet
4 6 (1.19%) Network Security
5 2 (0.40%) FTP
5 2 (0.40%) IPFS
6 1 (0.20%) Broadband
6 1 (0.20%) Kerberos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 163 (32.41%) Big Data
2 124 (24.65%) Data Warehouse
3 77 (15.31%) Data Lake
4 60 (11.93%) Pentaho
5 56 (11.13%) NoSQL
6 53 (10.54%) Power BI
6 53 (10.54%) Relational Database
7 52 (10.34%) Metadata Repository
8 44 (8.75%) BigQuery
9 38 (7.55%) SQL Server
10 34 (6.76%) Hadoop
11 32 (6.36%) PostgreSQL
12 22 (4.37%) Looker
13 21 (4.17%) RDBMS
14 20 (3.98%) Azure SQL Database
15 19 (3.78%) Redis
16 18 (3.58%) MS Access
16 18 (3.58%) SQL Server Integration Services
17 17 (3.38%) Snowflake Schema
18 16 (3.18%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 30 (5.96%) JIRA
2 21 (4.17%) ERwin
3 19 (3.78%) Jenkins
4 13 (2.58%) IBM UrbanCode
5 7 (1.39%) GitLab
6 6 (1.19%) Visual Studio
7 4 (0.80%) webpack
8 3 (0.60%) JUnit
9 2 (0.40%) ER Studio
9 2 (0.40%) Git (software)
9 2 (0.40%) Mocha
9 2 (0.40%) Selenium
9 2 (0.40%) Subversion
9 2 (0.40%) XMLSpy
10 1 (0.20%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 1 (0.20%) kappa
10 1 (0.20%) Oracle Forms
10 1 (0.20%) PowerDesigner
10 1 (0.20%) Toad
10 1 (0.20%) Travis CI
General
1 170 (33.80%) Social Skills
2 109 (21.67%) Finance
3 70 (13.92%) Analytical Skills
4 50 (9.94%) Inclusion and Diversity
5 39 (7.75%) Banking
6 38 (7.55%) Retail
7 29 (5.77%) Marketing
8 10 (1.99%) Games
9 8 (1.59%) Influencing Skills
10 7 (1.39%) Automotive
10 7 (1.39%) Legal
10 7 (1.39%) Police
10 7 (1.39%) Public Sector
10 7 (1.39%) Publishing
11 6 (1.19%) Local Government
11 6 (1.19%) Pharmaceutical
11 6 (1.19%) Presentation Skills
12 5 (0.99%) Financial Institution
12 5 (0.99%) Law
13 4 (0.80%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 211 (41.95%) Data Engineer
2 85 (16.90%) Architect
3 74 (14.71%) Data Architect
4 66 (13.12%) Senior Data Engineer
5 41 (8.15%) Analyst
6 32 (6.36%) Software Engineer
7 26 (5.17%) Developer
8 24 (4.77%) Consultant
9 18 (3.58%) Data Analyst
9 18 (3.58%) Security Engineer
10 17 (3.38%) Enterprise Architect
10 17 (3.38%) Senior Software Engineer
11 14 (2.78%) Data Manager
11 14 (2.78%) Junior
11 14 (2.78%) Junior Data Engineer
12 13 (2.58%) Data Scientist
13 12 (2.39%) Azure Architect
13 12 (2.39%) Data Consultant
13 12 (2.39%) Senior Consultant
13 12 (2.39%) SQL Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (5.17%) Kafka
2 25 (4.97%) REST
3 23 (4.57%) GraphQL
4 19 (3.78%) JSON
4 19 (3.78%) XML
5 14 (2.78%) PySpark
5 14 (2.78%) Spark Streaming
6 13 (2.58%) .NET
6 13 (2.58%) React
7 12 (2.39%) Node.js
8 11 (2.19%) HTML
9 10 (1.99%) gRPC
10 9 (1.79%) CSS
11 7 (1.39%) Jinja
12 6 (1.19%) RESTful
12 6 (1.19%) Spring
12 6 (1.19%) Web Services
13 5 (0.99%) FIX Protocol
13 5 (0.99%) FpML
13 5 (0.99%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 55 (10.93%) Management Information System
2 41 (8.15%) Reference Data
3 40 (7.95%) Data Structures
4 31 (6.16%) Cloud Native
5 29 (5.77%) Cyber Defence
6 23 (4.57%) Taxonomies
7 18 (3.58%) Cyberattack
8 17 (3.38%) Greenfield Project
9 16 (3.18%) Blog
10 15 (2.98%) Data Centre
11 13 (2.58%) IoT
12 11 (2.19%) Public Cloud
13 10 (1.99%) Blockchain
13 10 (1.99%) Media Streaming
13 10 (1.99%) Semantic Web
14 9 (1.79%) Credit Risk
14 9 (1.79%) NFT
15 8 (1.59%) Cardano
15 8 (1.59%) Legacy Systems
15 8 (1.59%) Renewable Energy
Operating Systems
1 31 (6.16%) Linux
2 20 (3.98%) Windows
3 14 (2.78%) Unix
4 9 (1.79%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 290 (57.65%) Data Modelling
2 204 (40.56%) Metadata Management
3 199 (39.56%) ETL
4 188 (37.38%) Analytics
5 173 (34.39%) Data Integration
6 160 (31.81%) Problem-Solving
7 156 (31.01%) Data Engineering
8 154 (30.62%) Agile
9 146 (29.03%) Data Analysis
10 114 (22.66%) Data Management
11 107 (21.27%) Business Intelligence
11 107 (21.27%) Data Architecture
12 104 (20.68%) SDLC
13 80 (15.90%) Time Management
14 79 (15.71%) Data Development
14 79 (15.71%) Digital Transformation Programme
15 78 (15.51%) DevOps
16 67 (13.32%) Data Pipeline
17 61 (12.13%) Data Governance
18 60 (11.93%) Visualisation
Programming Languages
1 151 (30.02%) SQL
2 127 (25.25%) Python
3 38 (7.55%) Java
4 25 (4.97%) C#
5 24 (4.77%) Shell Script
6 22 (4.37%) JavaScript
7 21 (4.17%) Go
8 19 (3.78%) TypeScript
9 18 (3.58%) Scala
10 10 (1.99%) SPARQL
11 7 (1.39%) Haskell
11 7 (1.39%) Kotlin
12 6 (1.19%) C++
12 6 (1.19%) R
13 4 (0.80%) Bash
13 4 (0.80%) Elm
13 4 (0.80%) PureScript
14 3 (0.60%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
14 3 (0.60%) PL/SQL
14 3 (0.60%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 37 (7.36%) Degree
2 16 (3.18%) Security Cleared
3 10 (1.99%) PhD
4 9 (1.79%) ITIL Certification
4 9 (1.79%) SC Cleared
5 8 (1.59%) Computer Science Degree
5 8 (1.59%) IBM Certification
6 6 (1.19%) Numerate Degree
7 4 (0.80%) TOGAF Certification
8 3 (0.60%) HND
9 1 (0.20%) AWS Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 111 (22.07%) Data Quality
2 32 (6.36%) QA
3 10 (1.99%) IFRS
3 10 (1.99%) SLA
4 9 (1.79%) IFRS 9
5 4 (0.80%) Accessibility
6 3 (0.60%) GLP
7 2 (0.40%) GDPR
8 1 (0.20%) CDISC
8 1 (0.20%) HL7
System Software
1 27 (5.37%) Docker
2 3 (0.60%) HDFS
3 2 (0.40%) Active Directory
3 2 (0.40%) Apache Flume
4 1 (0.20%) Apache ZooKeeper
Systems Management
1 25 (4.97%) Terraform
2 19 (3.78%) Kubernetes
3 6 (1.19%) Panaseer
4 4 (0.80%) SCCM
Vendors
1 91 (18.09%) Informatica
2 61 (12.13%) Talend
3 50 (9.94%) Google
3 50 (9.94%) Microsoft
4 49 (9.74%) Oracle
5 31 (6.16%) IBM
6 30 (5.96%) Databricks
7 25 (4.97%) Ab Initio
8 20 (3.98%) Remedy
9 11 (2.19%) Salesforce.com
10 9 (1.79%) Twitter
11 7 (1.39%) SAP
11 7 (1.39%) ServiceNow
12 6 (1.19%) Cisco
12 6 (1.19%) Sparx
13 5 (0.99%) ESRI
14 4 (0.80%) Confluent
15 3 (0.60%) Alteryx
15 3 (0.60%) GoldenSource
16 2 (0.40%) VMware