Period
to 25 August 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh with a requirement for GDPR skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited GDPR over the 6 months to 25 August 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

General Data Protection Regulation EU 2016/679 (GDPR)
Scotland > Edinburgh
6 months to
25 Aug 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 139 116 135
Rank change year-on-year -23 +19 -
Permanent jobs citing GDPR 13 28 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 0.52% 1.10% 0.43%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 5.56% 9.72% 5.53%
Number of salaries quoted 9 16 10
Edinburgh median annual salary £70,000 £68,750 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.82% +71.88% -
10th Percentile £53,500 £36,250 £36,250
90th Percentile £82,500 £83,125 £57,625
Scotland median annual salary £55,000 £60,000 £46,250
% change year-on-year -8.33% +29.73% -

GDPR 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 Edinburgh with a requirement for quality assurance or compliance skills.

All Quality Assurance and Compliance Skills
Edinburgh
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for quality assurance or compliance skills 234 288 199
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 9.29% 11.30% 7.71%
Number of salaries quoted 171 169 113
Edinburgh median annual salary £50,500 £45,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.22% +12.50% -20.00%
10th Percentile £27,500 £29,750 £25,050
90th Percentile £72,500 £70,350 £61,000
Scotland median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,000
% change year-on-year - +7.14% -1.18%

GDPR
Job Vacancy Trend in Edinburgh

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

Job vacancy trend for GDPR in Edinburgh

GDPR
Salary Trend in Edinburgh

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

Salary trend for GDPR in Edinburgh

GDPR
Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing GDPR in Edinburgh over the 6 months to 25 August 2019.

Salary histogram for GDPR in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 25 August 2019, IT jobs citing GDPR 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 GDPR.

1 10 (76.92%) Network Security
2 9 (69.23%) Azure
3 8 (61.54%) AWS
3 8 (61.54%) Continuous Improvement
3 8 (61.54%) Cryptography
4 7 (53.85%) Finance
4 7 (53.85%) Security Operations
5 6 (46.15%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
5 6 (46.15%) Identity Access Management
5 6 (46.15%) NIST
5 6 (46.15%) SABSA
5 6 (46.15%) GCP
5 6 (46.15%) Security Architecture
5 6 (46.15%) SIEM
5 6 (46.15%) Data Protection
5 6 (46.15%) CISM
5 6 (46.15%) CISSP
5 6 (46.15%) Vulnerability Assessment
5 6 (46.15%) Google
5 6 (46.15%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 6 (46.15%) Degree
5 6 (46.15%) Data Protection Act
5 6 (46.15%) GIAC
5 6 (46.15%) Security Management
5 6 (46.15%) Information Security
5 6 (46.15%) Zachman Framework
5 6 (46.15%) TOGAF
6 5 (38.46%) Agile Software Development
7 4 (30.77%) Java
8 3 (23.08%) PHP

GDPR
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 3 (23.08%) Confluence
2 1 (7.69%) Adobe Experience Manager
Cloud Services
1 9 (69.23%) Azure
2 8 (61.54%) AWS
3 6 (46.15%) GCP
4 3 (23.08%) GitHub
5 1 (7.69%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (7.69%) PaaS
5 1 (7.69%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (76.92%) Network Security
2 1 (7.69%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (7.69%) MongoDB
1 1 (7.69%) MySQL
1 1 (7.69%) PostgreSQL
1 1 (7.69%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (23.08%) Jenkins
2 2 (15.38%) Git (software)
2 2 (15.38%) JIRA
3 1 (7.69%) MSTest
3 1 (7.69%) NUnit
3 1 (7.69%) Selenium
3 1 (7.69%) SonarQube
3 1 (7.69%) Subversion
3 1 (7.69%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (7.69%) Visual Studio Team System
3 1 (7.69%) Xcode
General
1 7 (53.85%) Finance
2 1 (7.69%) Advertising
2 1 (7.69%) Banking
2 1 (7.69%) Legal
2 1 (7.69%) Public Sector
2 1 (7.69%) Retail
Job Titles
1 6 (46.15%) Architect
1 6 (46.15%) Information Architect
1 6 (46.15%) Information Security Architect
1 6 (46.15%) Security Architect
2 3 (23.08%) Lead Architect
2 3 (23.08%) Lead Security Architect
3 2 (15.38%) Developer
4 1 (7.69%) Azure Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) iOS Developer
4 1 (7.69%) Monitoring Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Platform Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Security Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Senior Developer
4 1 (7.69%) Senior Software Developer
4 1 (7.69%) Software Developer
4 1 (7.69%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (15.38%) Web Services
2 1 (7.69%) Cocoa
2 1 (7.69%) Cocoa Touch
2 1 (7.69%) Core Animation
2 1 (7.69%) Core Data
2 1 (7.69%) Entity Framework
2 1 (7.69%) Hibernate
2 1 (7.69%) React
2 1 (7.69%) RESTful
2 1 (7.69%) SOAP
2 1 (7.69%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 6 (46.15%) Data Protection Act
2 1 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (7.69%) Animation
2 1 (7.69%) Cyberthreat
2 1 (7.69%) Mobile App
2 1 (7.69%) PKI
2 1 (7.69%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 3 (23.08%) Linux
2 1 (7.69%) Apple iOS
2 1 (7.69%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (61.54%) Continuous Improvement
1 8 (61.54%) Cryptography
2 7 (53.85%) Security Operations
3 6 (46.15%) Data Protection
3 6 (46.15%) Identity Access Management
3 6 (46.15%) Information Security
3 6 (46.15%) SABSA
3 6 (46.15%) Security Architecture
3 6 (46.15%) Security Management
3 6 (46.15%) SIEM
3 6 (46.15%) TOGAF
3 6 (46.15%) Vulnerability Assessment
3 6 (46.15%) Zachman Framework
4 5 (38.46%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (23.08%) DevOps
5 3 (23.08%) Penetration Testing
5 3 (23.08%) Problem-Solving
5 3 (23.08%) Software Engineering
6 2 (15.38%) Secure Coding
6 2 (15.38%) Threat Modelling
Programming Languages
1 4 (30.77%) Java
2 3 (23.08%) PHP
3 2 (15.38%) JavaScript
3 2 (15.38%) Python
4 1 (7.69%) Apple Swift
4 1 (7.69%) C++
4 1 (7.69%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 6 (46.15%) CISM
1 6 (46.15%) CISSP
1 6 (46.15%) Degree
1 6 (46.15%) GIAC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (46.15%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 6 (46.15%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
1 6 (46.15%) NIST
2 2 (15.38%) FedRAMP
2 2 (15.38%) QA
System Software
1 1 (7.69%) Docker
Systems Management
1 2 (15.38%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 6 (46.15%) Google
2 2 (15.38%) Atlassian
2 2 (15.38%) Microsoft
3 1 (7.69%) Adobe
3 1 (7.69%) AppDynamics
3 1 (7.69%) CA
3 1 (7.69%) New Relic
3 1 (7.69%) Red Hat
3 1 (7.69%) Sonatype