GDPR Jobs in the UK excluding London

General Data Protection Regulation EU 2016/679 (GDPR)
UK > UK excluding London

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the UK excluding London 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 April 2024 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

6 months to
19 Apr 2024
Same period 2023 Same period 2022
Rank 153 281 166
Rank change year-on-year +128 -115 +29
Permanent jobs citing GDPR 1,334 727 1,658
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK excluding London 1.92% 1.16% 2.35%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 14.02% 5.47% 13.84%
Number of salaries quoted 773 383 756
10th Percentile £24,375 £27,500 £31,250
25th Percentile £30,000 £40,625 £41,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £42,500 £50,238 £52,500
Median % change year-on-year -15.40% -4.31% +10.53%
75th Percentile £60,500 £65,000 £68,750
90th Percentile £82,500 £81,250 £83,125
UK median annual salary £46,000 £55,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year -16.36% - -4.35%

All Quality Assurance and Compliance Skills
UK excluding London

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 the UK excluding London with a requirement for quality assurance or compliance skills.

Permanent vacancies with a requirement for quality assurance or compliance skills 9,516 13,280 11,983
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK excluding London 13.72% 21.20% 16.96%
Number of salaries quoted 6,357 4,792 6,976
10th Percentile £25,750 £28,865 £26,750
25th Percentile £32,500 £37,500 £35,575
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £47,500 £50,000 £47,500
Median % change year-on-year -5.00% +5.26% -
75th Percentile £62,500 £66,250 £62,500
90th Percentile £77,500 £80,000 £75,000
UK median annual salary £52,500 £57,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year -8.70% +4.55% +3.77%

GDPR
Job Vacancy Trend in the UK excluding London

Job postings citing GDPR as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in the UK excluding London.

Job vacancy trend for GDPR in the UK excluding London

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Salary Trend in the UK excluding London

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing GDPR in the UK excluding London.

Salary trend for GDPR in the UK excluding London

GDPR
Salary Histogram in the UK excluding London

Salary distribution for jobs citing GDPR in the UK excluding London over the 6 months to 19 April 2024.

Salary histogram for GDPR in the UK excluding London

GDPR
Job Locations in the UK excluding London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing GDPR within the UK excluding London region over the 6 months to 19 April 2024. 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
Jobs
South East +53 400 £47,500 -9.52% 127
North of England +197 390 £40,681 -14.36% 116
Midlands +95 225 £37,500 -31.82% 73
North West +113 176 £40,000 -20.38% 70
Yorkshire +177 156 £47,500 +3.26% 37
West Midlands +90 150 £43,806 -16.56% 42
South West +34 132 £37,500 -25.00% 37
East of England +66 90 £38,500 -32.46% 58
East Midlands +24 73 £32,500 -44.44% 30
Scotland -26 64 £55,000 -7.60% 38
North East +44 58 £40,500 +23.67% 11
Wales +19 29 £32,500 -16.67% 18
Northern Ireland +26 4 £45,000 -37.93% 3
GDPR
UK

GDPR
Co-occurring Skills and Capabilities in the UK excluding London by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same employment type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 117 (8.77%) SharePoint
2 41 (3.07%) Microsoft Exchange
3 22 (1.65%) Captiva
3 22 (1.65%) FileNet
3 22 (1.65%) WebSphere
4 17 (1.27%) SAS
5 16 (1.20%) Confluence
5 16 (1.20%) WordPress
6 13 (0.97%) CMS
7 6 (0.45%) Apache
8 4 (0.30%) Site Server
8 4 (0.30%) Umbraco
9 2 (0.15%) Apache Airflow
9 2 (0.15%) Apache Spark
9 2 (0.15%) ArcGIS
9 2 (0.15%) BizTalk Server
10 1 (0.075%) nginx
10 1 (0.075%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 130 (9.75%) Microsoft Excel
2 82 (6.15%) Microsoft Office
3 37 (2.77%) Spreadsheet
4 19 (1.42%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 14 (1.05%) AutoCAD
6 5 (0.37%) Adobe Illustrator
6 5 (0.37%) Photoshop
7 4 (0.30%) Adobe After Effects
8 2 (0.15%) Adobe Creative Suite
8 2 (0.15%) MS Visio
8 2 (0.15%) Revit
9 1 (0.075%) Acrobat
9 1 (0.075%) Autodesk Inventor
9 1 (0.075%) InDesign
9 1 (0.075%) Sketch
9 1 (0.075%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 15 (1.12%) Dynamics CRM
2 5 (0.37%) SAP S/4HANA
3 4 (0.30%) NetSuite
3 4 (0.30%) SAP WM
4 3 (0.22%) Dynamics NAV
4 3 (0.22%) Shopify
5 2 (0.15%) Remedy ITSM
6 1 (0.075%) Aareon QL
6 1 (0.075%) Adobe Campaign
6 1 (0.075%) FastStats
6 1 (0.075%) iTrent
6 1 (0.075%) MIS ActiveH
6 1 (0.075%) NEC Housing
6 1 (0.075%) OPENHousing
6 1 (0.075%) Salesforce CRM
6 1 (0.075%) SAP MDG
6 1 (0.075%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
6 1 (0.075%) Unica
Cloud Services
1 344 (25.79%) Azure
2 277 (20.76%) GCP
3 241 (18.07%) Microsoft 365
4 179 (13.42%) AWS
5 155 (11.62%) Power Platform
6 44 (3.30%) Entra ID
7 37 (2.77%) Serverless
8 31 (2.32%) SaaS
9 26 (1.95%) Snowflake
10 25 (1.87%) GitHub
11 24 (1.80%) Cloud Computing
11 24 (1.80%) IaaS
12 23 (1.72%) Matillion
13 20 (1.50%) PaaS
14 18 (1.35%) Azure Data Factory
15 16 (1.20%) Azure DevOps
16 14 (1.05%) OneDrive
17 13 (0.97%) AWS Lambda
18 12 (0.90%) Dynamics 365
19 10 (0.75%) Azure Functions
Communications & Networking
1 93 (6.97%) Firewall
2 41 (3.07%) Wi-Fi
3 33 (2.47%) Wireless
4 31 (2.32%) WAN
5 29 (2.17%) VPN
6 24 (1.80%) DNS
7 21 (1.57%) 4G
7 21 (1.57%) Intranet
8 19 (1.42%) Network Security
9 18 (1.35%) LAN
9 18 (1.35%) VoIP
10 16 (1.20%) VLAN
11 15 (1.12%) TCP/IP
12 14 (1.05%) MPLS
13 13 (0.97%) Intrusion Detection
14 12 (0.90%) 3G
14 12 (0.90%) DHCP
14 12 (0.90%) Internet
14 12 (0.90%) MQTT
14 12 (0.90%) RS-485
Database & Business Intelligence
1 246 (18.44%) BigQuery
2 245 (18.37%) Looker
3 133 (9.97%) Power BI
4 126 (9.45%) Data Warehouse
5 49 (3.67%) Metadata
6 47 (3.52%) SQL Server
7 43 (3.22%) Data Lake
8 20 (1.50%) MySQL
8 20 (1.50%) Relational Database
9 19 (1.42%) Big Data
10 17 (1.27%) NoSQL
11 11 (0.82%) Amazon RDS
11 11 (0.82%) Tableau
12 10 (0.75%) DynamoDB
12 10 (0.75%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 7 (0.52%) SQL Server Analysis Services
14 5 (0.37%) Microsoft Analysis Services
15 4 (0.30%) Azure SQL Database
15 4 (0.30%) BusinessObjects
15 4 (0.30%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 109 (8.17%) JIRA
2 32 (2.40%) Git
3 22 (1.65%) Oracle Forms
4 10 (0.75%) GitLab
4 10 (0.75%) Jenkins
5 8 (0.60%) CircleCI
5 8 (0.60%) Cucumber
5 8 (0.60%) JUnit
5 8 (0.60%) Selenium
6 5 (0.37%) Eclipse
6 5 (0.37%) Xcode
7 4 (0.30%) Bitbucket
8 2 (0.15%) MLflow
9 1 (0.075%) Android Studio
9 1 (0.075%) LabVIEW
9 1 (0.075%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
9 1 (0.075%) Subversion
9 1 (0.075%) TeamCity
9 1 (0.075%) TestRail
9 1 (0.075%) Vite
General
1 425 (31.86%) Social Skills
2 378 (28.34%) Finance
3 376 (28.19%) Analytical Skills
4 196 (14.69%) Legal
5 152 (11.39%) Banking
6 71 (5.32%) Retail
7 66 (4.95%) Inclusion and Diversity
8 53 (3.97%) Organisational Skills
9 50 (3.75%) Law
9 50 (3.75%) Marketing
10 37 (2.77%) Public Sector
11 36 (2.70%) Games
12 34 (2.55%) Telecoms
13 26 (1.95%) Presentation Skills
14 24 (1.80%) Manufacturing
15 21 (1.57%) Mandarin Language
16 17 (1.27%) Digital Economy
17 14 (1.05%) Environmental Health
17 14 (1.05%) Influencing Skills
17 14 (1.05%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 161 (12.07%) Analyst
2 160 (11.99%) Data Engineer
3 150 (11.24%) Architect
4 149 (11.17%) Platform Engineer
4 149 (11.17%) Principal Data Engineer
4 149 (11.17%) Principal Engineer
5 136 (10.19%) Senior
6 130 (9.75%) Data Architect
7 75 (5.62%) Lead
8 71 (5.32%) Senior Analyst
9 57 (4.27%) Developer
10 56 (4.20%) IT Manager
10 56 (4.20%) Support Engineer
11 46 (3.45%) IT Support
12 40 (3.00%) Project Manager
13 38 (2.85%) Consultant
13 38 (2.85%) Security Analyst
14 37 (2.77%) Security Manager
15 36 (2.70%) IT Engineer
15 36 (2.70%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (2.25%) HTML
2 26 (1.95%) .NET
3 24 (1.80%) RESTful
4 20 (1.50%) CSS
5 16 (1.20%) REST
6 14 (1.05%) EDI
7 12 (0.90%) Web Services
8 9 (0.67%) .NET Framework
8 9 (0.67%) HTML5
9 8 (0.60%) AngularJS
9 8 (0.60%) jQuery
10 7 (0.52%) gRPC
11 6 (0.45%) ASP.NET
11 6 (0.45%) CSS3
11 6 (0.45%) Entity Framework
11 6 (0.45%) React
11 6 (0.45%) XML
12 5 (0.37%) Core Animation
12 5 (0.37%) OSGi
12 5 (0.37%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 313 (23.46%) Self-Motivation
2 122 (9.15%) Management Information System
3 79 (5.92%) Driving Licence
4 62 (4.65%) Data Protection Act
5 43 (3.22%) NHS
6 33 (2.47%) Data Centre
7 25 (1.87%) Cyber Threat
7 25 (1.87%) Security Posture
8 22 (1.65%) DataPower
8 22 (1.65%) Onboarding
8 22 (1.65%) Private Cloud
9 21 (1.57%) e-Learning
9 21 (1.57%) IoT
10 19 (1.42%) Security Operations Centre
11 16 (1.20%) Cloud Native
11 16 (1.20%) Mobile App
12 15 (1.12%) Algorithms
12 15 (1.12%) CCTV
13 12 (0.90%) EPoS
14 11 (0.82%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 163 (12.22%) Windows
2 65 (4.87%) Windows Server
3 59 (4.42%) Linux
4 54 (4.05%) Windows 10
5 24 (1.80%) Android
6 23 (1.72%) Unix
7 21 (1.57%) Mac OS
8 20 (1.50%) Apple iOS
9 12 (0.90%) Embedded Linux
10 9 (0.67%) Mac OS X
11 7 (0.52%) Windows Server 2019
12 6 (0.45%) Windows Server 2016
13 3 (0.22%) Kali Linux
13 3 (0.22%) Ubuntu
14 2 (0.15%) VMS
14 2 (0.15%) Windows 7
14 2 (0.15%) Windows 8
15 1 (0.075%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 486 (36.43%) Problem-Solving
2 299 (22.41%) Mentoring
3 296 (22.19%) Data Governance
4 293 (21.96%) Data Protection
5 273 (20.46%) Agile
6 264 (19.79%) Data Engineering
7 255 (19.12%) Cybersecurity
8 249 (18.67%) Platform Engineering
9 227 (17.02%) DevOps
10 211 (15.82%) Information Security
11 207 (15.52%) Change Management
12 205 (15.37%) Data Management
13 197 (14.77%) Data Science
14 180 (13.49%) Data Pipeline
15 161 (12.07%) DataOps
16 156 (11.69%) Business Intelligence
17 153 (11.47%) ETL
18 151 (11.32%) Data Modelling
19 148 (11.09%) Data Privacy
20 143 (10.72%) Customer Service
Programming Languages
1 125 (9.37%) SQL
2 40 (3.00%) JavaScript
3 37 (2.77%) Java
4 31 (2.32%) T-SQL
5 28 (2.10%) C#
6 25 (1.87%) PowerShell
7 18 (1.35%) Python
8 17 (1.27%) C
8 17 (1.27%) PHP
9 16 (1.20%) C++
10 5 (0.37%) COBOL
10 5 (0.37%) Kotlin
10 5 (0.37%) Micro Focus COBOL
10 5 (0.37%) Swift
11 4 (0.30%) VB
12 3 (0.22%) Objective-C
12 3 (0.22%) R
13 2 (0.15%) PL/SQL
13 2 (0.15%) Shell Script
14 1 (0.075%) Assembly Language
Qualifications
1 171 (12.82%) Degree
2 68 (5.10%) CISSP
2 68 (5.10%) DBS Check
3 51 (3.82%) CISM
4 40 (3.00%) Security Cleared
5 38 (2.85%) CISA
6 37 (2.77%) CRISC
7 36 (2.70%) Master's Degree
8 33 (2.47%) Computer Science Degree
9 25 (1.87%) Microsoft Certification
9 25 (1.87%) SC Cleared
10 21 (1.57%) ITIL Certification
11 17 (1.27%) Cisco Certification
12 14 (1.05%) CCSP
13 13 (0.97%) (ISC)2 CCSP
13 13 (0.97%) Azure Certification
13 13 (0.97%) GIAC
13 13 (0.97%) ISEB
14 12 (0.90%) CTC Cleared
15 11 (0.82%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 194 (14.54%) Data Quality
2 182 (13.64%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 126 (9.45%) Cyber Essentials
4 102 (7.65%) NIST
5 62 (4.65%) PCI DSS
6 52 (3.90%) GRC
7 38 (2.85%) SLA
8 36 (2.70%) HIPAA
9 26 (1.95%) QA
10 24 (1.80%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
10 24 (1.80%) NCSC
11 22 (1.65%) Sarbanes-Oxley
12 21 (1.57%) Accessibility
13 20 (1.50%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
14 16 (1.20%) COBIT
15 15 (1.12%) California Consumer Privacy Act
16 11 (0.82%) COSHH
16 11 (0.82%) ISO 9001
16 11 (0.82%) PSD2
17 9 (0.67%) SOC 2
System Software
1 92 (6.90%) Active Directory
2 31 (2.32%) Hyper-V
3 20 (1.50%) VMware Infrastructure
4 10 (0.75%) Virtual Machines
5 6 (0.45%) VMware ESXi
6 5 (0.37%) Docker
6 5 (0.37%) Terminal Services
7 4 (0.30%) Firmware
8 3 (0.22%) Virtual Servers
8 3 (0.22%) vSphere
9 1 (0.075%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 30 (2.25%) Microsoft Intune
2 12 (0.90%) SCCM
3 10 (0.75%) Nessus
4 9 (0.67%) FortiGate
5 8 (0.60%) CASB
5 8 (0.60%) Failover Clustering
5 8 (0.60%) Terraform
6 6 (0.45%) Computer Emergency Response Teams
6 6 (0.45%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
6 6 (0.45%) SCDPM
7 5 (0.37%) Kubernetes
8 4 (0.30%) Autotask
9 3 (0.22%) SELinux
9 3 (0.22%) Single Sign-On
9 3 (0.22%) vCenter Server
10 2 (0.15%) SCOM
11 1 (0.075%) Active Directory Federation Services
11 1 (0.075%) BMC PATROL
11 1 (0.075%) QRadar
Vendors
1 382 (28.64%) Microsoft
2 261 (19.57%) Google
3 43 (3.22%) SAP
4 39 (2.92%) Databricks
5 31 (2.32%) Cisco
5 31 (2.32%) Oracle
6 26 (1.95%) ServiceNow
7 24 (1.80%) IBM
8 23 (1.72%) Dell
8 23 (1.72%) VMware
9 22 (1.65%) Kofax
9 22 (1.65%) Pega
9 22 (1.65%) Sophos
10 18 (1.35%) Apple
11 15 (1.12%) Citrix
11 15 (1.12%) Sage
12 14 (1.05%) HP
13 13 (0.97%) Salesforce
14 11 (0.82%) Darktrace
14 11 (0.82%) Facebook