Period
to 22 January 2022

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies with a requirement for Data Privacy skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Data Privacy over the 6 months to 22 January 2022 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Data Privacy (including Information Privacy)
UK
6 months to
22 Jan 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 339 486 601
Rank change year-on-year +147 +115 +30
Permanent jobs citing Data Privacy 1,266 311 490
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.98% 0.49% 0.39%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.04% 0.53% 0.42%
Number of salaries quoted 926 200 361
10th Percentile £31,250 £33,625 £30,000
25th Percentile £37,750 £46,125 £45,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £55,000 £55,000 £55,000
75th Percentile £80,000 £75,000 £76,875
90th Percentile £100,000 £82,500 £88,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year - - +11.11%

Data Privacy is in the Processes and Methodologies category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
UK
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 121,180 59,070 116,842
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 94.04% 93.09% 92.61%
Number of salaries quoted 78,633 48,141 93,693
10th Percentile £33,500 £32,500 £30,000
25th Percentile £43,750 £41,500 £38,750
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £60,000 £55,000 £52,500
Median % change year-on-year +9.09% +4.76% -
75th Percentile £78,750 £73,750 £71,250
90th Percentile £95,000 £88,750 £87,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £49,000 £46,000
% change year-on-year +2.04% +6.52% +2.22%

Data Privacy
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing Data Privacy as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for Data Privacy in the UK

Data Privacy
Salary Trend

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Data Privacy.

Salary trend for Data Privacy in the UK

Data Privacy
Salary Histogram

Salary distribution for jobs citing Data Privacy over the 6 months to 22 January 2022.

Salary histogram for Data Privacy in the UK

Data Privacy
Top 16 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Data Privacy within the UK over the 6 months to 22 January 2022. 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
England +139 1,095 £60,000 +9.09% 109
UK excluding London +152 726 £50,000 - 77
Work from Home +82 504 £50,000 - 34
London +27 441 £75,000 +7.14% 37
South East +73 262 £61,250 +11.36% 28
Midlands +13 135 £42,500 -14.88% 16
West Midlands +18 121 £42,500 -14.94% 12
South West +37 106 £50,000 - 9
North of England -87 80 £38,000 -30.91% 11
North West -44 61 £35,000 -33.33% 4
East of England -37 60 £57,500 -28.13% 6
Scotland -12 56 £42,500 -5.56% 6
Northern Ireland - 25 £27,500 -
Yorkshire -67 19 £38,000 -30.91% 7
East Midlands -45 14 £40,000 +33.33% 4
Channel Islands - 2 £35,000 -

For the 6 months to 22 January 2022, IT jobs citing Data Privacy 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 with a requirement for Data Privacy.

1 482 (38.07%) Social Skills
2 368 (29.07%) Agile Software Development
3 347 (27.41%) Finance
4 344 (27.17%) Degree
5 302 (23.85%) JavaScript
5 302 (23.85%) SaaS
6 294 (23.22%) Problem-Solving
7 278 (21.96%) Azure
8 275 (21.72%) AWS
9 270 (21.33%) CSS
10 269 (21.25%) Microsoft
11 254 (20.06%) Git (software)
12 253 (19.98%) Information Security
13 252 (19.91%) Full Stack Development
14 242 (19.12%) HTML
15 232 (18.33%) Data Protection
16 216 (17.06%) GDPR
17 213 (16.82%) C#
18 211 (16.67%) SQL
19 210 (16.59%) DevOps
20 191 (15.09%) Legal
20 191 (15.09%) Self-Motivation
21 178 (14.06%) MySQL
22 177 (13.98%) Java
23 175 (13.82%) Software Engineering
24 170 (13.43%) Docker
25 167 (13.19%) Management Information System
26 166 (13.11%) Windows
27 163 (12.88%) .NET
28 161 (12.72%) Python

Data Privacy
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:

Application Platforms
1 66 (5.21%) CMS
2 60 (4.74%) EPiServer
2 60 (4.74%) Kentico
2 60 (4.74%) Sitecore CMS
2 60 (4.74%) Umbraco
3 50 (3.95%) IIS
4 42 (3.32%) Apache Spark
5 40 (3.16%) Headless CMS
6 33 (2.61%) Confluence
7 29 (2.29%) Apache
8 13 (1.03%) SharePoint
9 4 (0.32%) IBM Domino
9 4 (0.32%) Skype for Business
10 2 (0.16%) Elasticsearch
10 2 (0.16%) MS Exchange
11 1 (0.079%) Apache Pig
11 1 (0.079%) Exchange Server 2010
11 1 (0.079%) Exchange Server 2013
11 1 (0.079%) Jupyter
Applications
1 52 (4.11%) Microsoft Office
2 32 (2.53%) Microsoft Excel
3 13 (1.03%) MS Visio
4 9 (0.71%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 7 (0.55%) Spreadsheet
6 2 (0.16%) Adobe XD
7 1 (0.079%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 1 (0.079%) Adobe Illustrator
7 1 (0.079%) Photoshop
7 1 (0.079%) Sketch
Business Applications
1 23 (1.82%) Payment Gateway
2 18 (1.42%) SAP S/4HANA
3 5 (0.39%) Elite 3E
3 5 (0.39%) SAP PP
4 4 (0.32%) Magento
4 4 (0.32%) SAP CO
4 4 (0.32%) SAP ERP
4 4 (0.32%) SAP FI
4 4 (0.32%) SAP FI/CO
4 4 (0.32%) Shopify
5 3 (0.24%) Hyperion Planning
5 3 (0.24%) SAP SD
6 2 (0.16%) IBM Planning Analytics
6 2 (0.16%) SAP FSCM
6 2 (0.16%) SAP Oil and Gas
7 1 (0.079%) Academy Housing
7 1 (0.079%) Distributed Ledger
7 1 (0.079%) Dynamics CRM
7 1 (0.079%) NetSuite
7 1 (0.079%) SAP BPC
Cloud Services
1 302 (23.85%) SaaS
2 278 (21.96%) Azure
3 275 (21.72%) AWS
4 123 (9.72%) GCP
5 80 (6.32%) Serverless
6 58 (4.58%) Amazon S3
7 42 (3.32%) Amazon ECS
8 41 (3.24%) AWS Lambda
9 39 (3.08%) Amazon ElastiCache
10 35 (2.76%) Amazon SQS
11 34 (2.69%) Amazon EC2
12 31 (2.45%) Power Platform
13 28 (2.21%) AWS CloudFormation
13 28 (2.21%) Dropbox
13 28 (2.21%) PaaS
13 28 (2.21%) Slack
14 27 (2.13%) Firebase
14 27 (2.13%) Virtual Private Cloud
15 22 (1.74%) IaaS
16 21 (1.66%) Microsoft 365
Communications & Networking
1 61 (4.82%) Firewall
2 50 (3.95%) VPN
3 40 (3.16%) VoIP
4 35 (2.76%) WAN
5 26 (2.05%) HTTP
6 25 (1.97%) LAN
7 21 (1.66%) Network Security
8 19 (1.50%) Internet
9 12 (0.95%) Cisco IPT
9 12 (0.95%) VSAN
10 11 (0.87%) IPv4
10 11 (0.87%) IPv6
10 11 (0.87%) TCP/IP
11 10 (0.79%) SD-WAN
11 10 (0.79%) Wireless
12 8 (0.63%) DNS
12 8 (0.63%) Remote Desktop
13 7 (0.55%) NetScaler
13 7 (0.55%) SAN
13 7 (0.55%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 178 (14.06%) MySQL
2 147 (11.61%) SQL Server
3 125 (9.87%) NoSQL
4 107 (8.45%) Relational Database
5 66 (5.21%) MongoDB
6 55 (4.34%) PostgreSQL
7 49 (3.87%) Metadata
8 46 (3.63%) Amazon DynamoDB
9 39 (3.08%) Redis
10 31 (2.45%) Power BI
11 30 (2.37%) Big Data
12 27 (2.13%) Amazon RDS
13 25 (1.97%) Hadoop
14 23 (1.82%) Blockchain
15 22 (1.74%) Amazon Aurora
15 22 (1.74%) BigQuery
16 21 (1.66%) HBase
17 20 (1.58%) Amazon Redshift
17 20 (1.58%) Flink
18 18 (1.42%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 254 (20.06%) Git (software)
2 67 (5.29%) PHPUnit
3 59 (4.66%) Visual Studio
4 54 (4.27%) JIRA
5 45 (3.55%) SonarQube
6 40 (3.16%) ReSharper
7 32 (2.53%) Jenkins
8 28 (2.21%) Bitbucket
9 24 (1.90%) GitLab
10 23 (1.82%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 21 (1.66%) PhpStorm
12 18 (1.42%) Android Studio
13 11 (0.87%) Cypress.io
13 11 (0.87%) Mocha
13 11 (0.87%) Xdebug
14 8 (0.63%) Rational DOORS
15 6 (0.47%) CruiseControl
16 4 (0.32%) Jasmine
17 3 (0.24%) Burp Suite
17 3 (0.24%) CircleCI
General
1 482 (38.07%) Social Skills
2 347 (27.41%) Finance
3 191 (15.09%) Legal
4 151 (11.93%) Analytical Skills
5 129 (10.19%) Law
6 111 (8.77%) Marketing
7 110 (8.69%) Influencing Skills
8 101 (7.98%) Telecoms
9 83 (6.56%) Pharmaceutical
10 75 (5.92%) Games
11 74 (5.85%) Presentation Skills
12 56 (4.42%) Manufacturing
13 38 (3.00%) Fire and Rescue
14 36 (2.84%) Retail
15 30 (2.37%) Organisational Skills
16 28 (2.21%) Automotive
17 26 (2.05%) Public Sector
18 23 (1.82%) Banking
18 23 (1.82%) Billing
19 19 (1.50%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 358 (28.28%) Developer
2 104 (8.21%) Consultant
3 101 (7.98%) PHP Developer
4 98 (7.74%) .NET Developer
5 90 (7.11%) Software Developer
6 84 (6.64%) Junior
7 78 (6.16%) Architect
8 75 (5.92%) .NET Software Developer
9 72 (5.69%) C# Developer
10 71 (5.61%) Junior Developer
11 70 (5.53%) Analyst
12 65 (5.13%) Software Engineer
13 56 (4.42%) PHP Developer - Fintech
13 56 (4.42%) PHP Laravel Developer
14 55 (4.34%) SaaS Developer
15 53 (4.19%) Full Stack Developer
16 45 (3.55%) Digital Developer
17 44 (3.48%) Lead Developer
18 43 (3.40%) Lead Software Developer
19 37 (2.92%) Security Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 270 (21.33%) CSS
2 242 (19.12%) HTML
3 163 (12.88%) .NET
4 127 (10.03%) Node.js
5 126 (9.95%) JSON
6 122 (9.64%) RESTful
7 119 (9.40%) jQuery
8 117 (9.24%) Laravel
9 116 (9.16%) React
10 103 (8.14%) ASP.NET
11 101 (7.98%) CSS3
11 101 (7.98%) HTML5
12 84 (6.64%) LAMP
13 74 (5.85%) Web Services
14 73 (5.77%) AngularJS
14 73 (5.77%) XML
15 70 (5.53%) .NET Core
15 70 (5.53%) Twitter Bootstrap
16 68 (5.37%) Jest
17 67 (5.29%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 191 (15.09%) Self-Motivation
2 167 (13.19%) Management Information System
3 94 (7.42%) Enterprise Software
4 87 (6.87%) User Experience
5 67 (5.29%) Legacy Code
6 51 (4.03%) Social Media
7 42 (3.32%) NHS
8 40 (3.16%) Data Centre
9 37 (2.92%) Virtual Team
10 36 (2.84%) Data Protection Act
11 34 (2.69%) e-Health
11 34 (2.69%) Mobile App
12 31 (2.45%) Hybrid Cloud
12 31 (2.45%) Life Science
13 30 (2.37%) Algorithms
14 25 (1.97%) Cloud Native
15 20 (1.58%) Xbox
16 19 (1.50%) Learning Management System
16 19 (1.50%) Video\Live Streaming
17 18 (1.42%) Handset
Operating Systems
1 166 (13.11%) Windows
2 150 (11.85%) Linux
3 68 (5.37%) Windows Server
4 55 (4.34%) Android
5 41 (3.24%) Ubuntu
6 36 (2.84%) Apple iOS
7 14 (1.11%) Windows Server 2019
8 13 (1.03%) Windows Server 2012
8 13 (1.03%) Windows Server 2016
9 12 (0.95%) Windows 10
10 10 (0.79%) CentOS
11 8 (0.63%) Solaris
12 7 (0.55%) Unix
13 5 (0.39%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 4 (0.32%) Mac OS
15 2 (0.16%) Windows Server 2008
16 1 (0.079%) VMS
16 1 (0.079%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 368 (29.07%) Agile Software Development
2 294 (23.22%) Problem-Solving
3 253 (19.98%) Information Security
4 252 (19.91%) Full Stack Development
5 232 (18.33%) Data Protection
6 210 (16.59%) DevOps
7 175 (13.82%) Software Engineering
8 155 (12.24%) Fintech
9 141 (11.14%) Analytics
10 138 (10.90%) Project Management
11 132 (10.43%) Computer Science
12 128 (10.11%) OO
13 127 (10.03%) Mentoring
14 122 (9.64%) B2B
15 120 (9.48%) MVC
16 116 (9.16%) Unit Testing
17 115 (9.08%) Data Management
18 112 (8.85%) Cybersecurity
19 102 (8.06%) Scrum
20 101 (7.98%) Data Governance
Programming Languages
1 302 (23.85%) JavaScript
2 213 (16.82%) C#
3 211 (16.67%) SQL
4 177 (13.98%) Java
5 161 (12.72%) Python
6 133 (10.51%) PHP
7 116 (9.16%) TypeScript
8 69 (5.45%) PHP 7
9 57 (4.50%) Kotlin
10 51 (4.03%) PowerShell
11 38 (3.00%) Go
12 32 (2.53%) Bash
13 22 (1.74%) C++
13 22 (1.74%) VB.NET
13 22 (1.74%) XAML
14 21 (1.66%) C
15 12 (0.95%) Apple Swift
16 11 (0.87%) Objective-C
17 7 (0.55%) JSX
18 6 (0.47%) Apex Code
Qualifications
1 344 (27.17%) Degree
2 89 (7.03%) Computer Science Degree
3 85 (6.71%) CISSP
3 85 (6.71%) Security Cleared
4 68 (5.37%) CISM
5 52 (4.11%) CISA
6 34 (2.69%) Master's Degree
7 28 (2.21%) SC Cleared
8 27 (2.13%) Cisco Certification
9 24 (1.90%) CREST Certified
10 23 (1.82%) AAT
11 21 (1.66%) (ISC)2 CCSP
12 20 (1.58%) Microsoft Certification
13 16 (1.26%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
14 15 (1.18%) CRISC
14 15 (1.18%) DBS Check
15 13 (1.03%) GIAC
16 12 (0.95%) MCSE
16 12 (0.95%) VCAP
17 11 (0.87%) CCSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 216 (17.06%) GDPR
2 158 (12.48%) QA
3 109 (8.61%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 81 (6.40%) Data Quality
5 63 (4.98%) Accessibility
6 47 (3.71%) NIST
7 38 (3.00%) PCI DSS
8 32 (2.53%) Cyber Essentials
8 32 (2.53%) GRC
9 18 (1.42%) HIPAA
10 16 (1.26%) Sarbanes-Oxley
11 13 (1.03%) COSO
12 12 (0.95%) ISO/IEC 27005
13 11 (0.87%) COBIT
13 11 (0.87%) ISO 31000
14 10 (0.79%) ISO 9001
14 10 (0.79%) SLA
15 9 (0.71%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
15 9 (0.71%) GMP
16 8 (0.63%) GxP
System Software
1 170 (13.43%) Docker
2 19 (1.50%) Active Directory
3 12 (0.95%) VMware ESXi
3 12 (0.95%) VMware NSX
4 10 (0.79%) VMware Infrastructure
5 9 (0.71%) Hyper-V
6 8 (0.63%) ISA Server
7 6 (0.47%) Virtual Desktop
8 4 (0.32%) Virtual Machines
8 4 (0.32%) vSphere
8 4 (0.32%) XenApp
8 4 (0.32%) XenDesktop
9 2 (0.16%) Firmware
10 1 (0.079%) Apache Flume
10 1 (0.079%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 131 (10.35%) Kubernetes
2 54 (4.27%) Terraform
3 38 (3.00%) Ansible
4 23 (1.82%) Packer
5 11 (0.87%) Nessus
6 10 (0.79%) Microsoft Intune
6 10 (0.79%) SCCM
7 8 (0.63%) HP Fortify
7 8 (0.63%) QRadar
7 8 (0.63%) Trend Micro Deep Security
8 6 (0.47%) FortiGate
9 5 (0.39%) SCOM
10 4 (0.32%) Computer Emergency Response Teams
11 2 (0.16%) CASB
11 2 (0.16%) Graylog
11 2 (0.16%) Opscode Chef
11 2 (0.16%) Puppet
11 2 (0.16%) WebInspect
12 1 (0.079%) Docker Swarm
12 1 (0.079%) Marathon
Vendors
1 269 (21.25%) Microsoft
2 87 (6.87%) Google
3 60 (4.74%) Sitecore
4 54 (4.27%) SAP
5 49 (3.87%) Apple
6 48 (3.79%) Spotify
7 45 (3.55%) Oracle
8 40 (3.16%) Workday
9 36 (2.84%) CrowdStrike
10 35 (2.76%) Splunk
11 33 (2.61%) VMware
12 28 (2.21%) BEA
13 25 (1.97%) Cisco
14 22 (1.74%) Xamarin
15 20 (1.58%) Optimizely
16 19 (1.50%) Avature
16 19 (1.50%) Kenexa
17 17 (1.34%) Zend
18 14 (1.11%) OneTrust
19 13 (1.03%) Salesforce.com