Period
to 20 November 2018

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 20 November 2018 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
20 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 113 128 139
Rank change year-on-year +15 +11 -
Permanent jobs citing GDPR 34 21 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 1.33% 0.78% 0.044%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 11.93% 9.09% 0.40%
Number of salaries quoted 21 19 0
Edinburgh median annual salary £57,500 £40,000 -
Median salary % change year-on-year +43.75% - -
Scotland median annual salary £57,500 £40,000 -
% change year-on-year +43.75% - -

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 285 231 250
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 11.18% 8.53% 10.94%
Number of salaries quoted 177 139 169
Edinburgh median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.50% -15.79% +5.56%
10th Percentile £27,000 £24,750 £31,100
90th Percentile £70,000 £66,250 £67,500
Scotland median annual salary £44,676 £42,500 £42,183
% change year-on-year +5.12% +0.75% +5.46%

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 20 November 2018.

Salary histogram for GDPR in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 20 November 2018, 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 14 (41.18%) Data Protection
1 14 (41.18%) Cybersecurity
2 13 (38.24%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (38.24%) Information Security
3 10 (29.41%) Degree
4 9 (26.47%) Microsoft Azure
4 9 (26.47%) CISM
4 9 (26.47%) CISSP
5 8 (23.53%) Project Management
5 8 (23.53%) Scrum
5 8 (23.53%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 8 (23.53%) Computer Science
6 7 (20.59%) Finance
6 7 (20.59%) Information Governance
6 7 (20.59%) CRISC
7 6 (17.65%) Line Management
7 6 (17.65%) Risk Management
7 6 (17.65%) CISA
8 5 (14.71%) Disaster Recovery
8 5 (14.71%) Legal
8 5 (14.71%) Business Intelligence
8 5 (14.71%) .NET
8 5 (14.71%) MySQL
8 5 (14.71%) SQL Server
8 5 (14.71%) PRINCE2
8 5 (14.71%) QA
8 5 (14.71%) Retail
8 5 (14.71%) TOGAF
8 5 (14.71%) Amazon AWS
8 5 (14.71%) Security Architecture

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 1 (2.94%) concrete5
Cloud Services
1 9 (26.47%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (14.71%) Amazon AWS
3 4 (11.76%) Office 365
4 1 (2.94%) IaaS
4 1 (2.94%) PaaS
4 1 (2.94%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (8.82%) Internet
2 1 (2.94%) Cisco IPT
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (14.71%) MySQL
1 5 (14.71%) SQL Server
2 4 (11.76%) Apache Cassandra
2 4 (11.76%) Big Data
2 4 (11.76%) Pentaho
2 4 (11.76%) Relational Database
3 3 (8.82%) Crystal Reports
3 3 (8.82%) MongoDB
3 3 (8.82%) NoSQL
3 3 (8.82%) Oracle Reports
4 1 (2.94%) DB2
4 1 (2.94%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 4 (11.76%) Git (software)
1 4 (11.76%) Visual Studio
2 1 (2.94%) JIRA
2 1 (2.94%) MSTest
2 1 (2.94%) NUnit
2 1 (2.94%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 7 (20.59%) Finance
2 5 (14.71%) Legal
2 5 (14.71%) Marketing
2 5 (14.71%) Retail
3 4 (11.76%) Banking
4 1 (2.94%) Advertising
4 1 (2.94%) Law
4 1 (2.94%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 6 (17.65%) Analyst
1 6 (17.65%) Consultant
1 6 (17.65%) Cybersecurity Consultant
1 6 (17.65%) Project Manager
1 6 (17.65%) Security Consultant
2 4 (11.76%) Data Analyst
2 4 (11.76%) Senior Consultant
2 4 (11.76%) Senior Cybersecurity Consultant
2 4 (11.76%) Senior Security Consultant
3 3 (8.82%) Development Manager
3 3 (8.82%) Development Project Manager
3 3 (8.82%) Software Development Manager
3 3 (8.82%) Software Development Project Manager
3 3 (8.82%) Software Project Manager
4 2 (5.88%) Business Analyst
4 2 (5.88%) Software Manager
5 1 (2.94%) Developer
5 1 (2.94%) Senior Software Developer
5 1 (2.94%) Software Developer
5 1 (2.94%) Support Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (14.71%) .NET
2 4 (11.76%) OAuth
2 4 (11.76%) OAuth2
3 3 (8.82%) SAML
4 2 (5.88%) AngularJS
5 1 (2.94%) .NET Framework
5 1 (2.94%) ASP.NET
5 1 (2.94%) ASP.NET MVC
5 1 (2.94%) CSS
5 1 (2.94%) DOM
5 1 (2.94%) Entity Framework
5 1 (2.94%) Hibernate
5 1 (2.94%) jQuery
5 1 (2.94%) OpenID
5 1 (2.94%) React
5 1 (2.94%) RESTful
5 1 (2.94%) Spring
5 1 (2.94%) Symfony
5 1 (2.94%) Velocity
5 1 (2.94%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 8 (23.53%) Computer Science
2 3 (8.82%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (8.82%) Internet of Things
2 3 (8.82%) Management Information System
3 2 (5.88%) PMI
3 2 (5.88%) Security Operations Centre
4 1 (2.94%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (2.94%) Fintech
4 1 (2.94%) SCADA
4 1 (2.94%) Social Media
4 1 (2.94%) User Experience
4 1 (2.94%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.94%) Android
1 1 (2.94%) Apple iOS
1 1 (2.94%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (41.18%) Cybersecurity
1 14 (41.18%) Data Protection
2 13 (38.24%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (38.24%) Information Security
3 8 (23.53%) Project Management
3 8 (23.53%) Scrum
4 7 (20.59%) Information Governance
5 6 (17.65%) Line Management
5 6 (17.65%) Risk Management
6 5 (14.71%) Analytics
6 5 (14.71%) Business Intelligence
6 5 (14.71%) Continuous Improvement
6 5 (14.71%) Disaster Recovery
6 5 (14.71%) Identity Access Management
6 5 (14.71%) Kanban
6 5 (14.71%) PRINCE2
6 5 (14.71%) SDLC
6 5 (14.71%) Security Architecture
6 5 (14.71%) TOGAF
7 4 (11.76%) Contract Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (11.76%) C#
2 3 (8.82%) SQL
2 3 (8.82%) T-SQL
3 2 (5.88%) JavaScript
3 2 (5.88%) PHP
4 1 (2.94%) Java
Qualifications
1 10 (29.41%) Degree
2 9 (26.47%) CISM
2 9 (26.47%) CISSP
3 7 (20.59%) CRISC
4 6 (17.65%) CISA
5 3 (8.82%) CISMP
5 3 (8.82%) ISO 27001 Lead Implementer
5 3 (8.82%) SANS
6 2 (5.88%) PMI Certification
7 1 (2.94%) ISEB
7 1 (2.94%) ISEB Practitioner
7 1 (2.94%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (23.53%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 5 (14.71%) QA
3 4 (11.76%) Cyber Essentials
3 4 (11.76%) PCI DSS
4 3 (8.82%) ISO 9001
4 3 (8.82%) PMBOK
System Software
1 1 (2.94%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (2.94%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 4 (11.76%) Oracle
2 3 (8.82%) Microsoft
3 1 (2.94%) Saba