Period
to 25 February 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh with a requirement for Data Protection skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Data Protection over the 6 months to 25 February 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Data Protection
Scotland > Edinburgh
6 months to
25 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 126 104 138
Rank change year-on-year -22 +34 +10
Permanent jobs citing Data Protection 20 24 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 0.76% 1.10% 0.58%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.83% 1.19% 0.63%
Number of salaries quoted 11 22 12
Edinburgh median annual salary £47,500 £37,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +26.67% -16.67% -18.18%
10th Percentile £28,250 £29,825 £37,625
90th Percentile £68,750 £46,386 £59,250
Scotland median annual salary £47,500 £42,500 £32,500
% change year-on-year +11.76% +30.77% -40.91%

Data Protection is in the Processes and Methodologies category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Edinburgh
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 2,411 2,022 2,526
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 91.05% 92.67% 91.32%
Number of salaries quoted 1,550 1,327 1,621
Edinburgh median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
10th Percentile £27,500 £30,000 £28,750
90th Percentile £67,550 £70,000 £66,500
Scotland median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,000
% change year-on-year - +4.65% +1.18%

Data Protection
Job Vacancy Trend in Edinburgh

Job postings citing Data Protection as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh.

Job vacancy trend for Data Protection in Edinburgh

Data Protection
Salary Trend in Edinburgh

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Data Protection in Edinburgh.

Salary trend for Data Protection in Edinburgh

Data Protection
Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Data Protection in Edinburgh over the 6 months to 25 February 2018.

Salary histogram for Data Protection in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 25 February 2018, IT jobs citing Data Protection 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 Edinburgh region with a requirement for Data Protection.

1 6 (30.00%) Project Management
1 6 (30.00%) Management Information System
1 6 (30.00%) Agile Software Development
1 6 (30.00%) Data Management
1 6 (30.00%) GDPR
2 5 (25.00%) Analytics
2 5 (25.00%) Waterfall
2 5 (25.00%) Scrum
2 5 (25.00%) PRINCE2
2 5 (25.00%) SQL
2 5 (25.00%) Oracle
2 5 (25.00%) SQL Server
3 4 (20.00%) PRINCE
3 4 (20.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 4 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 3 (15.00%) IT Audit
4 3 (15.00%) Incident Management
4 3 (15.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 3 (15.00%) Microsoft
4 3 (15.00%) Data Security
5 2 (10.00%) GAP Analysis
5 2 (10.00%) Risk Management
5 2 (10.00%) FileNet
5 2 (10.00%) TDD
5 2 (10.00%) Legal
5 2 (10.00%) Business Intelligence
5 2 (10.00%) SLA
5 2 (10.00%) IBM
5 2 (10.00%) Microsoft Office
5 2 (10.00%) CSS

Data Protection
Co-occurring IT Skills in Edinburgh 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 2 (10.00%) FileNet
2 1 (5.00%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (5.00%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 2 (10.00%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 2 (10.00%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (5.00%) Cognos Business Intelligence
2 1 (5.00%) Elite 3E
Cloud Services
1 2 (10.00%) Oracle Service Cloud
2 1 (5.00%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.00%) SMS
1 1 (5.00%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (25.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (5.00%) Cognos Analysis Studio
2 1 (5.00%) Cognos Framework Manager
2 1 (5.00%) Cognos Query Studio
2 1 (5.00%) Cognos Report Studio
2 1 (5.00%) DB2
2 1 (5.00%) MySQL
2 1 (5.00%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 2 (10.00%) JIRA
2 1 (5.00%) Git (software)
2 1 (5.00%) Jenkins
General
1 2 (10.00%) Legal
2 1 (5.00%) Finance
2 1 (5.00%) Law
Job Titles
1 5 (25.00%) Project Manager
2 4 (20.00%) Data Protection Officer
3 3 (15.00%) Developer
4 2 (10.00%) Analyst
4 2 (10.00%) Analytics Developer
4 2 (10.00%) Cognos Developer
4 2 (10.00%) Compliance Manager
4 2 (10.00%) Consultant
4 2 (10.00%) Risk Manager
4 2 (10.00%) Security Compliance Manager
4 2 (10.00%) Security Manager
5 1 (5.00%) Applications Consultant
5 1 (5.00%) Business Intelligence Developer
5 1 (5.00%) Cognos BI Developer
5 1 (5.00%) CRM Consultant
5 1 (5.00%) Graduate Consultant
5 1 (5.00%) Infrastructure Project Leader
5 1 (5.00%) IT Support
5 1 (5.00%) Support Officer
5 1 (5.00%) Xamarin Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (10.00%) CSS
1 2 (10.00%) HTML
1 2 (10.00%) Web Services
2 1 (5.00%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 6 (30.00%) Management Information System
2 1 (5.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (5.00%) Data Protection Act
2 1 (5.00%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 1 (5.00%) Android
1 1 (5.00%) Apple iOS
1 1 (5.00%) Windows
1 1 (5.00%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (30.00%) Agile Software Development
1 6 (30.00%) Data Management
1 6 (30.00%) Project Management
2 5 (25.00%) Analytics
2 5 (25.00%) PRINCE2
2 5 (25.00%) Scrum
2 5 (25.00%) Waterfall
3 4 (20.00%) PRINCE
3 4 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 3 (15.00%) Data Security
4 3 (15.00%) Incident Management
4 3 (15.00%) IT Audit
5 2 (10.00%) Acceptance Criteria
5 2 (10.00%) BDD
5 2 (10.00%) Continuous Improvement
5 2 (10.00%) OWASP
5 2 (10.00%) Software Delivery
5 2 (10.00%) Test Automation
5 2 (10.00%) Test Scripting
5 2 (10.00%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 5 (25.00%) SQL
2 2 (10.00%) JavaScript
2 2 (10.00%) PHP
2 2 (10.00%) T-SQL
2 2 (10.00%) VBA
3 1 (5.00%) C#
Qualifications
1 4 (20.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 1 (5.00%) Degree
2 1 (5.00%) ISEB
2 1 (5.00%) ISTQB
2 1 (5.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 1 (5.00%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (30.00%) GDPR
2 3 (15.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (10.00%) PCI DSS
3 2 (10.00%) SLA
4 1 (5.00%) ISO 9001
4 1 (5.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 1 (5.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (5.00%) AirWatch
1 1 (5.00%) SCCM
1 1 (5.00%) SCOM
Vendors
1 5 (25.00%) Oracle
2 3 (15.00%) Microsoft
3 2 (10.00%) Cognos
3 2 (10.00%) IBM
4 1 (5.00%) iManage
4 1 (5.00%) Mitel
4 1 (5.00%) VMware
4 1 (5.00%) Xamarin