Period
to 23 January 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 23 January 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
23 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 119 111 128
Rank change year-on-year -8 +17 -
Permanent jobs citing GDPR 27 41 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 1.11% 1.54% 0.14%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 10.47% 16.47% 1.64%
Number of salaries quoted 18 30 1
Edinburgh median annual salary £56,250 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +25.00% - -
10th Percentile £26,250 £40,000 £42,500
90th Percentile £79,000 £58,250 £47,500
Scotland median annual salary £57,500 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +21.05% +5.56% -

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 258 249 183
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 10.58% 9.37% 8.38%
Number of salaries quoted 174 151 135
Edinburgh median annual salary £42,500 £45,000 £46,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.56% -2.17% -3.16%
10th Percentile £27,150 £30,000 £29,850
90th Percentile £70,000 £68,750 £67,500
Scotland median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,341
% change year-on-year - +0.37% +2.03%

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 23 January 2019.

Salary histogram for GDPR in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 23 January 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 12 (44.44%) Cybersecurity
2 11 (40.74%) Agile Software Development
3 10 (37.04%) Degree
3 10 (37.04%) Computer Science
3 10 (37.04%) Data Protection
4 8 (29.63%) MySQL
4 8 (29.63%) SQL Server
5 7 (25.93%) CISSP
5 7 (25.93%) CISM
5 7 (25.93%) Relational Database
5 7 (25.93%) Analytics
5 7 (25.93%) Pentaho
6 6 (22.22%) Microsoft Azure
6 6 (22.22%) Git (software)
6 6 (22.22%) Requirements Analysis
6 6 (22.22%) Finance
6 6 (22.22%) Information Security
6 6 (22.22%) Project Management
6 6 (22.22%) Business Intelligence
6 6 (22.22%) Analytical Skills
7 5 (18.52%) Data Enrichment
7 5 (18.52%) Identity Access Management
7 5 (18.52%) Actionable Insight
7 5 (18.52%) Data Science
7 5 (18.52%) Oracle Reports
7 5 (18.52%) Data Modelling
7 5 (18.52%) Crystal Reports
7 5 (18.52%) Oracle
7 5 (18.52%) SQL
7 5 (18.52%) T-SQL

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 2 (7.41%) concrete5
2 1 (3.70%) Apache
2 1 (3.70%) Apache Spark
Cloud Services
1 6 (22.22%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (14.81%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (7.41%) Office 365
4 1 (3.70%) Amazon Kinesis
4 1 (3.70%) Amazon S3
4 1 (3.70%) AWS Lambda
4 1 (3.70%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 3 (11.11%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (29.63%) MySQL
1 8 (29.63%) SQL Server
2 7 (25.93%) Pentaho
2 7 (25.93%) Relational Database
3 5 (18.52%) Apache Cassandra
3 5 (18.52%) Big Data
3 5 (18.52%) Crystal Reports
3 5 (18.52%) MongoDB
3 5 (18.52%) NoSQL
3 5 (18.52%) Oracle Reports
4 1 (3.70%) Amazon RDS
4 1 (3.70%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 6 (22.22%) Git (software)
2 4 (14.81%) Visual Studio
3 2 (7.41%) JIRA
4 1 (3.70%) MSTest
4 1 (3.70%) NUnit
4 1 (3.70%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 6 (22.22%) Finance
2 4 (14.81%) Banking
2 4 (14.81%) Legal
2 4 (14.81%) Retail
3 3 (11.11%) Marketing
4 1 (3.70%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 8 (29.63%) Analyst
2 6 (22.22%) Data Analyst
3 5 (18.52%) Consultant
3 5 (18.52%) Cybersecurity Consultant
3 5 (18.52%) Security Consultant
4 4 (14.81%) Project Manager
5 3 (11.11%) Development Manager
5 3 (11.11%) Development Project Manager
6 2 (7.41%) Business Analyst
6 2 (7.41%) Chief Technology Officer
6 2 (7.41%) Senior Consultant
6 2 (7.41%) Senior Cybersecurity Consultant
6 2 (7.41%) Senior Security Consultant
7 1 (3.70%) AWS Engineer
7 1 (3.70%) Banking Analyst
7 1 (3.70%) Data Business Analyst
7 1 (3.70%) Data Engineer
7 1 (3.70%) Developer
7 1 (3.70%) Senior Developer
7 1 (3.70%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (14.81%) .NET
1 4 (14.81%) OAuth
1 4 (14.81%) OAuth2
2 3 (11.11%) AngularJS
2 3 (11.11%) SAML
3 2 (7.41%) CSS
3 2 (7.41%) DOM
3 2 (7.41%) HTML
3 2 (7.41%) jQuery
3 2 (7.41%) Laravel
3 2 (7.41%) RESTful
3 2 (7.41%) Symfony
4 1 (3.70%) .NET Framework
4 1 (3.70%) ASP.NET
4 1 (3.70%) Entity Framework
4 1 (3.70%) Hibernate
4 1 (3.70%) Kafka
4 1 (3.70%) Node.js
4 1 (3.70%) Spring
4 1 (3.70%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 6 (22.22%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (18.52%) Management Information System
3 3 (11.11%) Internet of Things
4 2 (7.41%) PMI
4 2 (7.41%) Security Operations Centre
5 1 (3.70%) Fintech
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (44.44%) Cybersecurity
2 11 (40.74%) Agile Software Development
3 10 (37.04%) Computer Science
3 10 (37.04%) Data Protection
4 7 (25.93%) Analytics
5 6 (22.22%) Business Intelligence
5 6 (22.22%) Information Security
5 6 (22.22%) Project Management
5 6 (22.22%) Requirements Analysis
6 5 (18.52%) Actionable Insight
6 5 (18.52%) Data Analysis
6 5 (18.52%) Data Cleansing
6 5 (18.52%) Data Enrichment
6 5 (18.52%) Data Modelling
6 5 (18.52%) Data Science
6 5 (18.52%) Database Tuning
6 5 (18.52%) Disaster Recovery
6 5 (18.52%) Identity Access Management
6 5 (18.52%) Performance Tuning
7 4 (14.81%) Contract Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (18.52%) SQL
1 5 (18.52%) T-SQL
2 4 (14.81%) C#
3 3 (11.11%) JavaScript
3 3 (11.11%) PHP
4 1 (3.70%) Java
Qualifications
1 10 (37.04%) Degree
2 7 (25.93%) CISM
2 7 (25.93%) CISSP
3 4 (14.81%) CISA
3 4 (14.81%) CRISC
4 3 (11.11%) CISMP
4 3 (11.11%) ISO 27001 Lead Implementer
4 3 (11.11%) SANS
5 2 (7.41%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (14.81%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 4 (14.81%) QA
2 3 (11.11%) ISO 9001
2 3 (11.11%) PMBOK
3 2 (7.41%) Cyber Essentials
3 2 (7.41%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 2 (7.41%) Docker
Systems Management
1 2 (7.41%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 5 (18.52%) Oracle
2 3 (11.11%) Microsoft
3 1 (3.70%) Informatica
3 1 (3.70%) Splunk