The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Scotland 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 3 months to 23 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
23 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Data Protection
UK / Scotland
Rank 122 126 140
Rank change year-on-year +4 +14  
Permanent jobs citing Data Protection 19 30 19
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 0.83% 1.03% 0.62%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.91% 1.14% 0.69%
Number of salaries quoted 17 18 13
Median salary £47,500 £30,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +58.33% -45.45%  
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £26,500 £33,000
10% offered a salary of more than £51,000 £36,250 £59,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% -9.09%  

Data Protection is in the process and methodology skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Scotland with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Process & Methodology Skills
Scotland
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 2077 2635 2743
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Scotland 91.18% 90.61% 88.94%
Number of salaries quoted 1306 1701 1676
Median salary £45,000 £47,000 £44,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.25% +6.81%  
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £60,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,000
% change year-on-year - +4.65%  

Data Protection
Job Vacancy Trend in Scotland

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Scotland citing Data Protection as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Job vacancy trend for Data Protection in Scotland

Data Protection
Salary Trend in Scotland

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

Salary trend for Data Protection in Scotland

Data Protection
Salary Histogram in Scotland

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Data Protection in Scotland over the 3 months to 23 March 2017.

Salary histogram for Data Protection in Scotland

Data Protection
Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Data Protection within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 23 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Glasgow +10 10 £48,750 +62.50% 1
Edinburgh +9 9 £45,000 -
Data Protection
UK

Data Protection
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 23 March 2017, IT jobs citing Data Protection also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Scotland region with a requirement for Data Protection.

1 17 (38.64%) Java
2 16 (36.36%) SQL
3 14 (31.82%) Agile Software Development
4 12 (27.27%) Data Protection Act
5 11 (25.00%) CISM
5 11 (25.00%) CISSP
6 9 (20.45%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 8 (18.18%) Degree
8 7 (15.91%) Software Engineering
8 7 (15.91%) Configuration Management
8 7 (15.91%) J2EE
8 7 (15.91%) PCI DSS
9 6 (13.64%) EJB 3.0
9 6 (13.64%) OWASP
9 6 (13.64%) QA
9 6 (13.64%) JAX-WS
9 6 (13.64%) Amazon AWS
9 6 (13.64%) BDD
9 6 (13.64%) Relational Database
9 6 (13.64%) GDPR
9 6 (13.64%) Oracle
9 6 (13.64%) WebSphere Application Server
9 6 (13.64%) SAP
9 6 (13.64%) JDBC
9 6 (13.64%) EJB
9 6 (13.64%) Web Services
9 6 (13.64%) Linux
9 6 (13.64%) NetWeaver
9 6 (13.64%) JMS
9 6 (13.64%) IBM

Data Protection
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland 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 6 (13.64%) NetWeaver
1 6 (13.64%) WebSphere
1 6 (13.64%) WebSphere Application Server
2 2 (4.55%) Tomcat
3 1 (2.27%) Apache Spark
3 1 (2.27%) Confluence
3 1 (2.27%) IIS
3 1 (2.27%) JBoss
Applications
1 1 (2.27%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (2.27%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 6 (13.64%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (6.82%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (2.27%) Amazon EMR
Communications & Networking
1 5 (11.36%) Cisco IPT
2 2 (4.55%) Wireless
3 1 (2.27%) GoToMeeting
3 1 (2.27%) WAN
3 1 (2.27%) WebEx
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (13.64%) Relational Database
2 5 (11.36%) RDBMS
3 4 (9.09%) SQL Server
4 3 (6.82%) Big Data
4 3 (6.82%) Data Warehouse
5 2 (4.55%) Informix
5 2 (4.55%) NoSQL
5 2 (4.55%) Oracle Database
5 2 (4.55%) Oracle Database 11g
6 1 (2.27%) Amazon Redshift
6 1 (2.27%) BusinessObjects
6 1 (2.27%) MySQL
6 1 (2.27%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 4 (9.09%) Git (software)
1 4 (9.09%) PVCS
2 3 (6.82%) Appium
2 3 (6.82%) Cucumber
2 3 (6.82%) Selenium
2 3 (6.82%) SoapUI
3 2 (4.55%) JIRA
3 2 (4.55%) Subversion
4 1 (2.27%) Axure RP
4 1 (2.27%) git-flow
4 1 (2.27%) Visual Studio
General
1 3 (6.82%) Finance
1 3 (6.82%) Marketing
2 2 (4.55%) Legal
3 1 (2.27%) Games
3 1 (2.27%) Law
3 1 (2.27%) Manufacturing
3 1 (2.27%) Multimedia
3 1 (2.27%) Retail
Job Titles
1 15 (34.09%) Developer
2 12 (27.27%) Java Developer
3 7 (15.91%) Senior Developer
3 7 (15.91%) Senior Java Developer
4 6 (13.64%) Compliance Manager
4 6 (13.64%) Security Manager
5 5 (11.36%) Data Protection Officer
6 3 (6.82%) Automation Tester
6 3 (6.82%) Designer
6 3 (6.82%) DevOps Engineer
6 3 (6.82%) Tester
7 2 (4.55%) Information Manager
7 2 (4.55%) Information Security Manager
7 2 (4.55%) Lead Developer
8 1 (2.27%) Analyst
8 1 (2.27%) Data Analyst
8 1 (2.27%) JavaScript Developer
8 1 (2.27%) Lead Java Developer
8 1 (2.27%) Python Developer
8 1 (2.27%) Service Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (15.91%) J2EE
2 6 (13.64%) EJB
2 6 (13.64%) EJB 3.0
2 6 (13.64%) JAX-WS
2 6 (13.64%) JDBC
2 6 (13.64%) JMS
2 6 (13.64%) Web Services
3 5 (11.36%) Ajax
4 4 (9.09%) .NET
4 4 (9.09%) ASP.NET
4 4 (9.09%) Java EE 5
4 4 (9.09%) JSF
4 4 (9.09%) JSP
4 4 (9.09%) Silverlight
5 3 (6.82%) Hibernate
5 3 (6.82%) HTML
5 3 (6.82%) jQuery
5 3 (6.82%) REST
5 3 (6.82%) Spring
6 2 (4.55%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 12 (27.27%) Data Protection Act
2 4 (9.09%) Computer Science
3 2 (4.55%) Data Structures
3 2 (4.55%) Management Information System
3 2 (4.55%) Public Cloud
3 2 (4.55%) User Experience
4 1 (2.27%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (2.27%) Augmented Reality
4 1 (2.27%) BBC
4 1 (2.27%) Cybercrime
4 1 (2.27%) Driving Licence
4 1 (2.27%) Freedom of Information
4 1 (2.27%) Hybrid Cloud
4 1 (2.27%) Mobile App
4 1 (2.27%) Smart Energy
4 1 (2.27%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 6 (13.64%) Linux
2 4 (9.09%) Unix
3 2 (4.55%) Windows
4 1 (2.27%) Android
4 1 (2.27%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (31.82%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (15.91%) Configuration Management
2 7 (15.91%) Software Engineering
3 6 (13.64%) BDD
3 6 (13.64%) OWASP
3 6 (13.64%) Risk Management
3 6 (13.64%) Scrum
3 6 (13.64%) TDD
4 5 (11.36%) Analytics
4 5 (11.36%) Information Security
4 5 (11.36%) Mentoring
4 5 (11.36%) Stakeholder Management
5 4 (9.09%) DevOps
5 4 (9.09%) Penetration Testing
5 4 (9.09%) Visualisation
6 3 (6.82%) Data Analytics
6 3 (6.82%) Issue Tracking
6 3 (6.82%) Kanban
6 3 (6.82%) Manual Testing
6 3 (6.82%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 17 (38.64%) Java
2 16 (36.36%) SQL
3 4 (9.09%) PL/SQL
3 4 (9.09%) Python
4 3 (6.82%) C#
4 3 (6.82%) C++
4 3 (6.82%) JavaScript
5 1 (2.27%) C
5 1 (2.27%) PowerShell
5 1 (2.27%) Scala
5 1 (2.27%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 11 (25.00%) CISM
1 11 (25.00%) CISSP
2 8 (18.18%) Degree
3 5 (11.36%) CISA
4 3 (6.82%) PCI QSA
5 2 (4.55%) SC Cleared
5 2 (4.55%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (20.45%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 7 (15.91%) PCI DSS
3 6 (13.64%) GDPR
3 6 (13.64%) QA
4 4 (9.09%) ISO 9001
5 3 (6.82%) PA-DSS
6 1 (2.27%) HMG Security Policy Framework
System Software
1 1 (2.27%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (4.55%) Opscode Chef
1 2 (4.55%) Puppet
2 1 (2.27%) Ansible
Vendors
1 6 (13.64%) IBM
1 6 (13.64%) Oracle
1 6 (13.64%) SAP
2 4 (9.09%) Microsoft
3 1 (2.27%) Apple
3 1 (2.27%) Atlassian
3 1 (2.27%) Cisco
3 1 (2.27%) Citrix
3 1 (2.27%) CommVault
3 1 (2.27%) EMC
3 1 (2.27%) NetApp
3 1 (2.27%) Veritas
3 1 (2.27%) VMware
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