Period
to 20 February 2020

The median annual salary for a Data Compliance Officer was £32,500 in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 20 February 2020.

The first table below provides salary benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Data Compliance Officer
UK
6 months to
20 Feb 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 1022 1093 1213
Rank change year-on-year +71 +120 -14
Permanent jobs requiring a Data Compliance Officer 1 6 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.001% 0.004% 0.006%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.001% 0.004% 0.006%
Number of salaries quoted 1 4 12
UK median annual salary £32,500 £35,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -7.14% -17.65% -
10th Percentile £31,250 £35,000 £28,991
90th Percentile £33,750 £35,000 £47,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £32,500 - £42,500

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

All Permanent IT Job Vacancies
UK
Permanent vacancies in the UK with a recognized job title 118,197 145,194 170,321
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.50% 95.91% 96.35%
Number of salaries quoted 94,710 116,151 139,435
UK median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% - +5.26%
10th Percentile £29,000 £28,250 £27,500
90th Percentile £87,500 £83,750 £80,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year - +5.88% -

Data Compliance Officer
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings that featured Data Compliance Officer in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for Data Compliance Officer in the UK

Data Compliance Officer
Salary Trend

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

Salary trend for Data Compliance Officer in the UK

Data Compliance Officer
Top 2 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Data Compliance Officer within the UK over the 6 months to 20 February 2020. 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
Wales - 1 £32,500 -
UK excluding London - 1 £32,500 - 2

Data Compliance Officer Skill Set
Top 13 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 20 February 2020, Data Compliance Officer job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads featuring Data Compliance Officer in the job title.

1 1 (100.00%) GAP Analysis
1 1 (100.00%) Data Security
1 1 (100.00%) Management Information System
1 1 (100.00%) Risk Management
1 1 (100.00%) Finance
1 1 (100.00%) Information Security
1 1 (100.00%) Data Management
1 1 (100.00%) Computer Security
1 1 (100.00%) Data Protection
1 1 (100.00%) Data Privacy
1 1 (100.00%) GDPR
1 1 (100.00%) Problem-Solving
1 1 (100.00%) OneTrust

Data Compliance Officer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills 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:

General
1 1 (100.00%) Finance
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Computer Security
1 1 (100.00%) Data Management
1 1 (100.00%) Data Privacy
1 1 (100.00%) Data Protection
1 1 (100.00%) Data Security
1 1 (100.00%) GAP Analysis
1 1 (100.00%) Information Security
1 1 (100.00%) Problem-Solving
1 1 (100.00%) Risk Management
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (100.00%) GDPR
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) OneTrust