Period
to 19 March 2019

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 19 March 2019 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
19 Mar 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 175 155 191
Rank change year-on-year -20 +36 -
Permanent jobs citing GDPR 43 79 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 0.84% 1.40% 0.22%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 7.43% 14.34% 2.45%
Number of salaries quoted 28 55 4
Scotland median annual salary £53,750 £55,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -2.27% +10.00% -
10th Percentile £26,250 £40,000 £44,750
90th Percentile £71,250 £72,250 £52,625
UK median annual salary £52,500 £60,000 £61,250
% change year-on-year -12.50% -2.04% -5.77%

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 579 551 408
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 11.30% 9.79% 8.90%
Number of salaries quoted 365 338 249
Scotland median annual salary £42,000 £45,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -6.67% +20.00% -16.67%
10th Percentile £25,340 £28,500 £25,000
90th Percentile £68,750 £68,750 £57,750
UK median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year - +5.26% -

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 19 March 2019.

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 19 March 2019. 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 -23 26 £50,000 +5.26% 6
Glasgow +15 10 £48,750 -18.75% 6
West Lothian - 2 £38,500 -
GDPR
UK

For the 6 months to 19 March 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 Scotland region with a requirement for GDPR.

1 18 (41.86%) Degree
2 15 (34.88%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (34.88%) SQL Server
3 12 (27.91%) Cybersecurity
4 11 (25.58%) Analytics
4 11 (25.58%) Microsoft Azure
4 11 (25.58%) MySQL
4 11 (25.58%) Finance
4 11 (25.58%) Information Security
5 10 (23.26%) Data Protection
5 10 (23.26%) SQL
5 10 (23.26%) Business Intelligence
6 9 (20.93%) Project Management
6 9 (20.93%) Computer Science
6 9 (20.93%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 9 (20.93%) Legal
6 9 (20.93%) Management Information System
6 9 (20.93%) Git (software)
7 8 (18.60%) Pentaho
7 8 (18.60%) NoSQL
7 8 (18.60%) Big Data
7 8 (18.60%) Relational Database
7 8 (18.60%) Analytical Skills
7 8 (18.60%) Data Science
7 8 (18.60%) Data Cleansing
7 8 (18.60%) Data Modelling
7 8 (18.60%) T-SQL
8 7 (16.28%) Microsoft
8 7 (16.28%) CISSP
8 7 (16.28%) CISM

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:

Application Platforms
1 3 (6.98%) Apache
1 3 (6.98%) Apache Spark
2 2 (4.65%) CMS
2 2 (4.65%) concrete5
2 2 (4.65%) Drupal
Applications
1 2 (4.65%) Microsoft Excel
1 2 (4.65%) Microsoft Office
1 2 (4.65%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (2.33%) JDE EnterpriseOne
Cloud Services
1 11 (25.58%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (9.30%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (6.98%) Amazon S3
4 2 (4.65%) Adobe Analytics
4 2 (4.65%) Amazon EMR
4 2 (4.65%) Azure Data Factory
5 1 (2.33%) Amazon Kinesis
5 1 (2.33%) AWS Lambda
5 1 (2.33%) Office 365
5 1 (2.33%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 5 (11.63%) Internet
2 2 (4.65%) Firewall
3 1 (2.33%) Intrusion Detection
3 1 (2.33%) Network Security
3 1 (2.33%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (34.88%) SQL Server
2 11 (25.58%) MySQL
3 8 (18.60%) Big Data
3 8 (18.60%) NoSQL
3 8 (18.60%) Pentaho
3 8 (18.60%) Relational Database
4 6 (13.95%) Apache Cassandra
4 6 (13.95%) Crystal Reports
4 6 (13.95%) MongoDB
4 6 (13.95%) Oracle Reports
5 3 (6.98%) Hadoop
6 2 (4.65%) Apache Hive
6 2 (4.65%) Data Warehouse
6 2 (4.65%) PostgreSQL
6 2 (4.65%) QlikView
6 2 (4.65%) SQL Server 2012
6 2 (4.65%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 2 (4.65%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 2 (4.65%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 2 (4.65%) Sqoop
Development Applications
1 9 (20.93%) Git (software)
2 6 (13.95%) JIRA
3 4 (9.30%) Visual Studio
4 3 (6.98%) MSTest
4 3 (6.98%) NUnit
4 3 (6.98%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 11 (25.58%) Finance
2 9 (20.93%) Legal
3 5 (11.63%) Marketing
4 4 (9.30%) Banking
4 4 (9.30%) Retail
5 3 (6.98%) Advertising
6 1 (2.33%) Law
Job Titles
1 13 (30.23%) Analyst
2 6 (13.95%) Data Analyst
2 6 (13.95%) Project Manager
3 5 (11.63%) Data Engineer
3 5 (11.63%) Security Analyst
4 3 (6.98%) Consultant
4 3 (6.98%) Cybersecurity Analyst
4 3 (6.98%) Cybersecurity Consultant
4 3 (6.98%) Developer
4 3 (6.98%) Development Manager
4 3 (6.98%) Development Project Manager
4 3 (6.98%) Security Consultant
4 3 (6.98%) Senior Developer
4 3 (6.98%) Senior Software Developer
4 3 (6.98%) Software Developer
5 2 (4.65%) Business Analyst
5 2 (4.65%) Chief Technology Officer
5 2 (4.65%) Data Manager
5 2 (4.65%) IT Security Analyst
5 2 (4.65%) Website Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (9.30%) .NET
1 4 (9.30%) CSS
1 4 (9.30%) HTML
1 4 (9.30%) OAuth
1 4 (9.30%) OAuth2
2 3 (6.98%) AngularJS
2 3 (6.98%) Entity Framework
2 3 (6.98%) Hibernate
2 3 (6.98%) Kafka
2 3 (6.98%) SAML
2 3 (6.98%) Spring
2 3 (6.98%) Web Services
3 2 (4.65%) DOM
3 2 (4.65%) jQuery
3 2 (4.65%) LAPP Stack
3 2 (4.65%) Laravel
3 2 (4.65%) RESTful
3 2 (4.65%) Symfony
4 1 (2.33%) ASP.NET MVC
4 1 (2.33%) React
Miscellaneous
1 9 (20.93%) Management Information System
2 8 (18.60%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (9.30%) Fintech
4 3 (6.98%) Internet of Things
5 2 (4.65%) Algorithms
5 2 (4.65%) Freedom of Information
6 1 (2.33%) Cyberattack
6 1 (2.33%) FMCG
6 1 (2.33%) PMI
6 1 (2.33%) Renewable Energy
6 1 (2.33%) SCADA
Operating Systems
1 3 (6.98%) Linux
2 1 (2.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (34.88%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (27.91%) Cybersecurity
3 11 (25.58%) Analytics
3 11 (25.58%) Information Security
4 10 (23.26%) Business Intelligence
4 10 (23.26%) Data Protection
5 9 (20.93%) Computer Science
5 9 (20.93%) Project Management
6 8 (18.60%) Data Cleansing
6 8 (18.60%) Data Modelling
6 8 (18.60%) Data Science
7 7 (16.28%) Data Privacy
7 7 (16.28%) Requirements Analysis
8 6 (13.95%) Actionable Insight
8 6 (13.95%) Data Analysis
8 6 (13.95%) Data Enrichment
8 6 (13.95%) Database Tuning
8 6 (13.95%) Disaster Recovery
8 6 (13.95%) MVC
8 6 (13.95%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 10 (23.26%) SQL
2 8 (18.60%) T-SQL
3 5 (11.63%) Java
3 5 (11.63%) PHP
4 4 (9.30%) C#
4 4 (9.30%) Python
5 3 (6.98%) JavaScript
6 2 (4.65%) R
6 2 (4.65%) Scala
Qualifications
1 18 (41.86%) Degree
2 7 (16.28%) CISM
2 7 (16.28%) CISSP
3 4 (9.30%) ISO 27001 Lead Implementer
4 3 (6.98%) CISMP
4 3 (6.98%) ISO 27001 Lead Auditor
4 3 (6.98%) SANS
5 1 (2.33%) CCNA
5 1 (2.33%) CCNP
5 1 (2.33%) CCSA
5 1 (2.33%) Check Point Certification
5 1 (2.33%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (2.33%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (20.93%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 7 (16.28%) QA
3 3 (6.98%) ISO 9001
3 3 (6.98%) PMBOK
4 2 (4.65%) Data Quality
5 1 (2.33%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 2 (4.65%) Apache Flume
1 2 (4.65%) Docker
1 2 (4.65%) HDFS
2 1 (2.33%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 2 (4.65%) Hadoop YARN
1 2 (4.65%) Kubernetes
2 1 (2.33%) Norton AntiVirus
2 1 (2.33%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 7 (16.28%) Microsoft
2 6 (13.95%) Oracle
3 4 (9.30%) Tableau
4 2 (4.65%) Adobe
4 2 (4.65%) Cloudera
4 2 (4.65%) Databricks
4 2 (4.65%) Google
4 2 (4.65%) Hortonworks
5 1 (2.33%) CheckPoint
5 1 (2.33%) Cisco
5 1 (2.33%) Informatica
5 1 (2.33%) JD Edwards
5 1 (2.33%) Palo Alto
5 1 (2.33%) Splunk
5 1 (2.33%) Symantec