Period
to 16 October 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Scotland 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 16 October 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

General Data Protection Regulation (EU) 2016/679 (GDPR)
UK > Scotland
6 months to
16 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 186 200 224
Rank change year-on-year +14 +24 -
Permanent jobs citing GDPR 40 25 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 0.74% 0.45% 0.019%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 6.93% 5.38% 0.16%
Number of salaries quoted 23 23 0
Scotland median annual salary £57,500 £40,000 -
Median salary % change year-on-year +43.75% - -
UK median annual salary £53,500 £60,000 £60,000
% change year-on-year -10.83% - -

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 Scotland with a requirement for quality assurance or compliance skills.

All Quality Assurance and Compliance Skills
Scotland
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for quality assurance or compliance skills 577 465 626
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 10.69% 8.41% 11.82%
Number of salaries quoted 369 288 377
Scotland median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% - +6.25%
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,250 £25,000
90th Percentile £67,272 £66,250 £67,500
UK median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000

GDPR
Job Vacancy Trend in Scotland

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

Job vacancy trend for GDPR in Scotland

GDPR
Salary Trend in Scotland

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

Salary trend for GDPR in Scotland

GDPR
Salary Histogram in Scotland

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing GDPR in Scotland over the 6 months to 16 October 2018.

Salary histogram for GDPR in Scotland

GDPR
Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing GDPR within the Scotland region over the 6 months to 16 October 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Edinburgh +14 26 £63,750 +59.38% 5
Glasgow -11 7 £41,250 -22.54% 5
Stirling - 3 £62,500 - 1
Dundee - 3 - -
North Lanarkshire - 1 - -
GDPR
UK

For the 6 months to 16 October 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 Scotland region with a requirement for GDPR.

1 16 (40.00%) Information Security
2 14 (35.00%) Data Protection
3 12 (30.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 11 (27.50%) Cybersecurity
5 10 (25.00%) Microsoft Azure
5 10 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
6 9 (22.50%) Microsoft
6 9 (22.50%) Project Management
7 8 (20.00%) CISSP
7 8 (20.00%) Degree
7 8 (20.00%) Scrum
7 8 (20.00%) Information Governance
8 7 (17.50%) CRISC
8 7 (17.50%) Computer Science
8 7 (17.50%) Risk Management
8 7 (17.50%) CISM
9 6 (15.00%) Oracle
9 6 (15.00%) SQL Server
9 6 (15.00%) PRINCE2
9 6 (15.00%) ISO 9001
9 6 (15.00%) CISA
9 6 (15.00%) Stakeholder Management
9 6 (15.00%) Finance
9 6 (15.00%) PCI DSS
9 6 (15.00%) Office 365
9 6 (15.00%) Line Management
10 5 (12.50%) Cyber Essentials
10 5 (12.50%) Continuous Improvement
10 5 (12.50%) Security Architecture
10 5 (12.50%) QMS

GDPR
Co-occurring 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:

Applications
1 1 (2.50%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (2.50%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (5.00%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 10 (25.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 6 (15.00%) Office 365
3 5 (12.50%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (2.50%) IaaS
4 1 (2.50%) PaaS
4 1 (2.50%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (5.00%) VoIP
2 1 (2.50%) Cisco IPT
2 1 (2.50%) DHCP
2 1 (2.50%) DNS
2 1 (2.50%) Internet
2 1 (2.50%) Intranet
2 1 (2.50%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (15.00%) SQL Server
2 3 (7.50%) MySQL
2 3 (7.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 3 (7.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 2 (5.00%) Apache Cassandra
3 2 (5.00%) Big Data
3 2 (5.00%) Relational Database
4 1 (2.50%) Crystal Reports
4 1 (2.50%) DB2
4 1 (2.50%) Hadoop
4 1 (2.50%) MongoDB
4 1 (2.50%) NoSQL
4 1 (2.50%) Oracle Reports
4 1 (2.50%) Pentaho
Development Applications
1 3 (7.50%) Visual Studio
2 2 (5.00%) Git (software)
3 1 (2.50%) MSTest
3 1 (2.50%) NUnit
3 1 (2.50%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 6 (15.00%) Finance
2 5 (12.50%) Legal
3 3 (7.50%) Marketing
4 2 (5.00%) Advertising
4 2 (5.00%) Banking
4 2 (5.00%) Retail
5 1 (2.50%) Law
5 1 (2.50%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 7 (17.50%) Analyst
1 7 (17.50%) Consultant
1 7 (17.50%) Project Manager
2 5 (12.50%) Security Consultant
3 4 (10.00%) Cybersecurity Consultant
3 4 (10.00%) Developer
3 4 (10.00%) Senior Consultant
3 4 (10.00%) Senior Cybersecurity Consultant
3 4 (10.00%) Senior Security Consultant
4 3 (7.50%) Development Manager
4 3 (7.50%) Development Project Manager
4 3 (7.50%) IT Manager
4 3 (7.50%) Software Development Manager
4 3 (7.50%) Software Development Project Manager
4 3 (7.50%) Software Project Manager
5 2 (5.00%) Analyst Developer
5 2 (5.00%) Applications Developer
5 2 (5.00%) Business Analyst
5 2 (5.00%) Data Analyst
5 2 (5.00%) Security Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (12.50%) .NET
2 3 (7.50%) OAuth
2 3 (7.50%) OAuth2
2 3 (7.50%) SAML
3 1 (2.50%) .NET Framework
3 1 (2.50%) AngularJS
3 1 (2.50%) ASP.NET
3 1 (2.50%) ASP.NET MVC
3 1 (2.50%) CGI
3 1 (2.50%) Entity Framework
3 1 (2.50%) Hibernate
3 1 (2.50%) Kafka
3 1 (2.50%) Node.js
3 1 (2.50%) React
3 1 (2.50%) Spring
3 1 (2.50%) Velocity
3 1 (2.50%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 7 (17.50%) Computer Science
2 2 (5.00%) Data Protection Act
2 2 (5.00%) Fintech
2 2 (5.00%) Management Information System
2 2 (5.00%) PMI
2 2 (5.00%) Security Operations Centre
3 1 (2.50%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.50%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (2.50%) Internet of Things
3 1 (2.50%) SCADA
3 1 (2.50%) Social Media
3 1 (2.50%) User Experience
3 1 (2.50%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 4 (10.00%) Windows
2 2 (5.00%) Windows 10
2 2 (5.00%) Windows Server
2 2 (5.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (2.50%) Android
3 1 (2.50%) Apple iOS
3 1 (2.50%) Windows 7
3 1 (2.50%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (40.00%) Information Security
2 14 (35.00%) Data Protection
3 11 (27.50%) Cybersecurity
4 10 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
5 9 (22.50%) Project Management
6 8 (20.00%) Information Governance
6 8 (20.00%) Scrum
7 7 (17.50%) Risk Management
8 6 (15.00%) Line Management
8 6 (15.00%) PRINCE2
8 6 (15.00%) Stakeholder Management
9 5 (12.50%) Continuous Improvement
9 5 (12.50%) QMS
9 5 (12.50%) Quality Management
9 5 (12.50%) Security Architecture
9 5 (12.50%) TOGAF
10 4 (10.00%) Disaster Recovery
10 4 (10.00%) Kanban
10 4 (10.00%) MVC
10 4 (10.00%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 4 (10.00%) C#
2 2 (5.00%) SQL
2 2 (5.00%) T-SQL
3 1 (2.50%) Java
3 1 (2.50%) JavaScript
3 1 (2.50%) PHP
3 1 (2.50%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 8 (20.00%) CISSP
1 8 (20.00%) Degree
2 7 (17.50%) CISM
2 7 (17.50%) CRISC
3 6 (15.00%) CISA
4 3 (7.50%) DBS Check
5 2 (5.00%) PMI Certification
6 1 (2.50%) CISMP
6 1 (2.50%) ISEB
6 1 (2.50%) ISEB Practitioner
6 1 (2.50%) ISO 27001 Lead Implementer
6 1 (2.50%) PMP
6 1 (2.50%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (30.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 6 (15.00%) ISO 9001
2 6 (15.00%) PCI DSS
3 5 (12.50%) Cyber Essentials
4 3 (7.50%) PMBOK
5 2 (5.00%) Data Quality
5 2 (5.00%) QA
6 1 (2.50%) HIPAA
6 1 (2.50%) ISO 22301
6 1 (2.50%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 1 (2.50%) SSAE 16
System Software
1 2 (5.00%) Hyper-V
2 1 (2.50%) Active Directory
2 1 (2.50%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 1 (2.50%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
1 1 (2.50%) SCDPM
Vendors
1 9 (22.50%) Microsoft
2 6 (15.00%) Oracle
3 2 (5.00%) Cisco
3 2 (5.00%) Cognos
3 2 (5.00%) SAP
4 1 (2.50%) Dell
4 1 (2.50%) Meraki
4 1 (2.50%) Saba
4 1 (2.50%) Xero