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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 9 August 2022 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Data Privacy (including Information Privacy)
UK
6 months to
9 Aug 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 379 447 480
Rank change year-on-year +68 +33 +209
Permanent jobs citing Data Privacy 1,621 758 328
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.95% 0.66% 0.50%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.99% 0.71% 0.54%
Number of salaries quoted 1,029 574 198
10th Percentile £32,500 £31,475 £33,273
25th Percentile £42,500 £37,750 £43,750
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £55,065 £60,000 £55,000
Median % change year-on-year -8.23% +9.09% -
75th Percentile £82,970 £82,500 £75,938
90th Percentile £98,750 £102,500 £90,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year - - +6.38%

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 163,158 107,241 60,516
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 95.78% 94.06% 93.05%
Number of salaries quoted 83,987 72,859 49,103
10th Percentile £34,000 £32,500 £32,500
25th Percentile £45,000 £42,500 £41,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
Median % change year-on-year +9.09% - +4.76%
75th Percentile £80,000 £75,000 £73,750
90th Percentile £96,250 £92,500 £90,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26% +5.56%

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 9 August 2022.

Salary histogram for Data Privacy in the UK

Data Privacy
Top 17 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 9 August 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 +90 1,406 £56,375 -6.04% 78
Work from Home +14 832 £55,000 -8.33% 47
UK excluding London +134 783 £50,000 - 43
London +14 684 £75,000 +4.17% 38
South East +70 281 £52,500 -12.50% 17
South West +90 171 £47,500 +29.25% 1
Midlands -2 108 £55,000 - 11
North of England -29 101 £50,000 +11.11% 10
West Midlands -28 78 £62,000 +12.73% 5
Yorkshire -4 50 £50,000 +17.65% 6
North West -48 50 £50,000 +0.71% 3
East of England -51 40 £55,000 +18.92% 1
Scotland -14 38 £32,500 -31.58% 2
East Midlands 0 30 £50,000 +25.00% 6
Wales +10 28 £70,000 - 1
Northern Ireland - 18 £45,000 -
North East -18 1 £45,000 +3.45% 1

For the 6 months to 9 August 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.

1 601 (37.08%) Agile
2 524 (32.33%) Social Skills
3 483 (29.80%) AWS
4 416 (25.66%) Finance
5 408 (25.17%) SQL
6 376 (23.20%) Azure
7 286 (17.64%) Software Engineering
8 284 (17.52%) GDPR
9 282 (17.40%) Degree
9 282 (17.40%) Microsoft
10 273 (16.84%) Information Security
11 271 (16.72%) Linux
12 259 (15.98%) Analytics
13 254 (15.67%) SaaS
14 252 (15.55%) JavaScript
15 251 (15.48%) Problem-Solving
16 250 (15.42%) Legal
17 246 (15.18%) Full Stack Development
18 243 (14.99%) Python
19 236 (14.56%) DevOps
20 231 (14.25%) Analytical Skills
21 217 (13.39%) Data Management
22 213 (13.14%) Data Protection
23 207 (12.77%) GCP
23 207 (12.77%) .NET
24 206 (12.71%) C#
25 205 (12.65%) Git (software)
26 196 (12.09%) Cybersecurity
27 185 (11.41%) SQL Server
28 184 (11.35%) Project Management

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 78 (4.81%) CMS
2 62 (3.82%) SharePoint
3 54 (3.33%) Apache
4 49 (3.02%) Umbraco
5 44 (2.71%) Apache Spark
6 38 (2.34%) Drupal
6 38 (2.34%) Joomla!
7 29 (1.79%) Confluence
8 27 (1.67%) Jupyter
9 15 (0.93%) MS Exchange
10 11 (0.68%) Sitefinity
11 8 (0.49%) Apache Airflow
11 8 (0.49%) Skype for Business
12 7 (0.43%) Ethereum
13 4 (0.25%) Tomcat
13 4 (0.25%) WordPress
14 2 (0.12%) nginx
15 1 (0.062%) Hyperledger
15 1 (0.062%) SAS
Applications
1 102 (6.29%) Microsoft Excel
2 68 (4.19%) Microsoft Office
3 18 (1.11%) MS Visio
4 10 (0.62%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 10 (0.62%) SPSS
5 8 (0.49%) Microsoft Project
6 5 (0.31%) Campfire
7 3 (0.19%) Sketch
8 2 (0.12%) Adobe Illustrator
8 2 (0.12%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 30 (1.85%) SAP HR
2 28 (1.73%) SAP S/4HANA
3 21 (1.30%) Payment Gateway
4 10 (0.62%) SAP SCM
5 9 (0.56%) SAP PM
6 6 (0.37%) iTrent
6 6 (0.37%) SAP PP
7 5 (0.31%) OpenText VIM for SAP
7 5 (0.31%) SAP SD
8 4 (0.25%) SAP CO
8 4 (0.25%) SAP FI
8 4 (0.25%) SAP FI/CO
8 4 (0.25%) SAP HCM
8 4 (0.25%) SAP IBP
9 3 (0.19%) Distributed Ledger
9 3 (0.19%) SAP ERP
9 3 (0.19%) SAP MM
10 2 (0.12%) Northgate Housing
10 2 (0.12%) R3 Corda
11 1 (0.062%) SAP BPC
Cloud Services
1 483 (29.80%) AWS
2 376 (23.20%) Azure
3 254 (15.67%) SaaS
4 207 (12.77%) GCP
5 128 (7.90%) Power Platform
6 99 (6.11%) Microsoft 365
7 85 (5.24%) Cloud Computing
7 85 (5.24%) Serverless
8 78 (4.81%) Amazon S3
9 75 (4.63%) GitHub
10 69 (4.26%) IaaS
11 67 (4.13%) Amazon EC2
12 59 (3.64%) Firebase
13 47 (2.90%) Amazon SQS
14 46 (2.84%) PaaS
15 41 (2.53%) Datadog
16 38 (2.34%) Azure Active Directory
17 37 (2.28%) Slack
18 34 (2.10%) Amazon ElastiCache
19 31 (1.91%) Zapier
Communications & Networking
1 99 (6.11%) Internet
2 80 (4.94%) Firewall
3 65 (4.01%) Network Security
4 57 (3.52%) Broadband
5 45 (2.78%) WAN
6 35 (2.16%) VPN
7 31 (1.91%) VoIP
7 31 (1.91%) Wireless
8 27 (1.67%) LAN
8 27 (1.67%) TCP/IP
9 20 (1.23%) Intrusion Detection
10 16 (0.99%) Wi-Fi
11 15 (0.93%) DECT
11 15 (0.93%) HTTP
11 15 (0.93%) SSL
11 15 (0.93%) Structured Cabling
12 11 (0.68%) PABX
12 11 (0.68%) Remote Desktop
12 11 (0.68%) RS-232
13 10 (0.62%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 185 (11.41%) SQL Server
2 148 (9.13%) MySQL
2 148 (9.13%) Relational Database
3 145 (8.95%) NoSQL
4 112 (6.91%) MongoDB
5 95 (5.86%) Redis
6 86 (5.31%) Power BI
7 82 (5.06%) Elasticsearch
7 82 (5.06%) PostgreSQL
8 75 (4.63%) Data Warehouse
9 66 (4.07%) Data Lake
10 65 (4.01%) Big Data
11 43 (2.65%) BigQuery
12 38 (2.34%) DynamoDB
13 35 (2.16%) Amazon Redshift
14 32 (1.97%) Tableau
15 29 (1.79%) Metadata
16 26 (1.60%) Looker
17 25 (1.54%) Amazon Aurora
18 24 (1.48%) Flink
Development Applications
1 205 (12.65%) Git (software)
2 120 (7.40%) JIRA
3 67 (4.13%) Visual Studio
4 63 (3.89%) Bitbucket
5 48 (2.96%) Maven
6 45 (2.78%) Jenkins
7 34 (2.10%) Gradle
8 32 (1.97%) git-flow
9 30 (1.85%) CircleCI
10 16 (0.99%) Cypress.io
11 15 (0.93%) Android Studio
11 15 (0.93%) Bazaar
11 15 (0.93%) Subversion
12 14 (0.86%) GitLab
12 14 (0.86%) PHPUnit
13 13 (0.80%) PhpStorm
14 11 (0.68%) webpack
14 11 (0.68%) Xdebug
15 9 (0.56%) Artifactory
15 9 (0.56%) SonarQube
General
1 524 (32.33%) Social Skills
2 416 (25.66%) Finance
3 250 (15.42%) Legal
4 231 (14.25%) Analytical Skills
5 150 (9.25%) Marketing
6 134 (8.27%) Games
7 110 (6.79%) Law
8 87 (5.37%) Telecoms
9 80 (4.94%) Retail
10 63 (3.89%) Inclusion and Diversity
11 60 (3.70%) Banking
12 54 (3.33%) Organisational Skills
13 53 (3.27%) Advertising
14 46 (2.84%) Public Sector
15 45 (2.78%) Presentation Skills
16 41 (2.53%) Influencing Skills
17 40 (2.47%) Fire and Rescue
18 39 (2.41%) Manufacturing
19 35 (2.16%) Electronics
19 35 (2.16%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 364 (22.46%) Developer
2 189 (11.66%) Architect
3 140 (8.64%) Software Developer
4 126 (7.77%) Consultant
5 110 (6.79%) Software Engineer
6 98 (6.05%) Analyst
7 81 (5.00%) Senior Developer
8 76 (4.69%) C# Developer
9 75 (4.63%) Solutions Architect
10 73 (4.50%) Applications Developer
11 66 (4.07%) SaaS Developer
12 61 (3.76%) Data Architect
13 55 (3.39%) Cloud Engineer
14 51 (3.15%) .NET Developer
15 50 (3.08%) Senior Software Developer
16 49 (3.02%) Support Engineer
17 47 (2.90%) Junior
18 46 (2.84%) Principal Engineer
18 46 (2.84%) Principal Software Engineer
19 45 (2.78%) Digital Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 207 (12.77%) .NET
2 172 (10.61%) CSS
2 172 (10.61%) HTML
3 121 (7.46%) Laravel
4 106 (6.54%) XML
5 95 (5.86%) React
6 94 (5.80%) HTML5
7 92 (5.68%) AngularJS
8 85 (5.24%) JSON
8 85 (5.24%) REST
9 65 (4.01%) Node.js
10 64 (3.95%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 63 (3.89%) RESTful
12 61 (3.76%) .NET Framework
13 56 (3.45%) CSS3
14 55 (3.39%) LAMP
15 53 (3.27%) Symfony
16 50 (3.08%) ASP.NET
17 49 (3.02%) ASP.NET MVC
18 46 (2.84%) Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 131 (8.08%) User Experience
2 127 (7.83%) Management Information System
3 101 (6.23%) Social Media
4 92 (5.68%) Mobile App
5 86 (5.31%) Data Centre
6 80 (4.94%) NHS
7 77 (4.75%) Enterprise Software
8 57 (3.52%) Virtual Team
9 56 (3.45%) Self-Motivation
10 47 (2.90%) Algorithms
11 46 (2.84%) IoT
12 37 (2.28%) BYOD
13 34 (2.10%) Smartphone
14 33 (2.04%) Legacy Systems
15 32 (1.97%) Cloud Native
16 28 (1.73%) Public Cloud
17 27 (1.67%) Hybrid Cloud
18 24 (1.48%) Data Protection Act
18 24 (1.48%) Data Structures
19 23 (1.42%) Mobile Banking
Operating Systems
1 271 (16.72%) Linux
2 117 (7.22%) Windows
3 83 (5.12%) Android
4 70 (4.32%) Ubuntu
5 69 (4.26%) Apple iOS
6 34 (2.10%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 26 (1.60%) Windows Server 2016
8 21 (1.30%) Windows Server 2012
8 21 (1.30%) Windows Server 2019
9 19 (1.17%) Windows Server
10 14 (0.86%) Unix
11 12 (0.74%) Windows 10
12 11 (0.68%) FreeRTOS
13 4 (0.25%) Kali Linux
14 3 (0.19%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
15 2 (0.12%) Mac OS
15 2 (0.12%) tvOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 601 (37.08%) Agile
2 286 (17.64%) Software Engineering
3 273 (16.84%) Information Security
4 259 (15.98%) Analytics
5 251 (15.48%) Problem-Solving
6 246 (15.18%) Full Stack Development
7 236 (14.56%) DevOps
8 217 (13.39%) Data Management
9 213 (13.14%) Data Protection
10 196 (12.09%) Cybersecurity
11 184 (11.35%) Project Management
12 158 (9.75%) CI/CD
12 158 (9.75%) Mentoring
13 155 (9.56%) Coaching
14 154 (9.50%) Data Science
15 149 (9.19%) Scrum
16 137 (8.45%) Test Automation
17 135 (8.33%) Data Modelling
18 127 (7.83%) Business Intelligence
18 127 (7.83%) Microservices
Programming Languages
1 408 (25.17%) SQL
2 252 (15.55%) JavaScript
3 243 (14.99%) Python
4 206 (12.71%) C#
5 153 (9.44%) PHP
6 144 (8.88%) Java
7 103 (6.35%) TypeScript
8 94 (5.80%) C
9 77 (4.75%) PowerShell
10 47 (2.90%) C++
11 39 (2.41%) Ruby
12 37 (2.28%) ES6
13 30 (1.85%) Kotlin
13 30 (1.85%) R
14 28 (1.73%) Bash
14 28 (1.73%) VB
15 27 (1.67%) T-SQL
16 26 (1.60%) Apple Swift
17 24 (1.48%) Objective-C
18 18 (1.11%) Elixir
Qualifications
1 282 (17.40%) Degree
2 123 (7.59%) Security Cleared
3 68 (4.19%) CISSP
4 65 (4.01%) Computer Science Degree
5 60 (3.70%) CISM
6 52 (3.21%) CISA
7 31 (1.91%) SC Cleared
8 26 (1.60%) Master's Degree
9 23 (1.42%) ICAEW
9 23 (1.42%) ISACA
10 21 (1.30%) CEH
11 20 (1.23%) CompTIA Security+
11 20 (1.23%) MBA
12 18 (1.11%) Cisco Certification
13 17 (1.05%) ISEB
14 16 (0.99%) CCNA
14 16 (0.99%) GCIA
14 16 (0.99%) GCIH
15 11 (0.68%) HNC
16 10 (0.62%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 284 (17.52%) GDPR
2 109 (6.72%) QA
3 104 (6.42%) Data Quality
4 91 (5.61%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 39 (2.41%) Cyber Essentials
6 36 (2.22%) PCI DSS
7 27 (1.67%) NIST
8 24 (1.48%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
9 22 (1.36%) SLA
10 19 (1.17%) Sarbanes-Oxley
11 16 (0.99%) GxP
12 12 (0.74%) NCSC
13 9 (0.56%) 21 CFR Part 11
13 9 (0.56%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
14 8 (0.49%) HIPAA
15 6 (0.37%) PMO
15 6 (0.37%) SOC 2
16 5 (0.31%) Accessibility
16 5 (0.31%) GRC
16 5 (0.31%) IASME
System Software
1 153 (9.44%) Docker
2 74 (4.57%) Active Directory
3 25 (1.54%) Firmware
4 8 (0.49%) Hyper-V
5 6 (0.37%) VMware Infrastructure
6 5 (0.31%) VMware NSX
7 4 (0.25%) Virtual Machines
8 1 (0.062%) Virtual Desktop
8 1 (0.062%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 164 (10.12%) Kubernetes
2 59 (3.64%) Ansible
3 35 (2.16%) Terraform
4 27 (1.67%) Docker Swarm
5 16 (0.99%) QRadar
6 15 (0.93%) SCCM
7 13 (0.80%) Grafana
8 11 (0.68%) FortiGate
8 11 (0.68%) Podman
9 9 (0.56%) Kibana
10 8 (0.49%) Opscode Chef
10 8 (0.49%) SCOM
10 8 (0.49%) Single Sign-On
11 5 (0.31%) Prometheus
12 4 (0.25%) Microsoft Intune
12 4 (0.25%) Packer
13 2 (0.12%) Control-M
13 2 (0.12%) Jamf Pro
13 2 (0.12%) Oozie
13 2 (0.12%) Puppet
Vendors
1 282 (17.40%) Microsoft
2 116 (7.16%) Google
3 86 (5.31%) SAP
4 70 (4.32%) Apple
5 51 (3.15%) Siemens
6 47 (2.90%) Workday
7 40 (2.47%) Zend
8 34 (2.10%) Red Hat
9 31 (1.91%) Kronos
10 30 (1.85%) HubSpot
10 30 (1.85%) Oracle
11 23 (1.42%) VMware
12 22 (1.36%) Splunk
13 21 (1.30%) OneTrust
14 19 (1.17%) Acronis
15 17 (1.05%) IBM
15 17 (1.05%) Mitel
16 16 (0.99%) Remedy
17 15 (0.93%) BT
17 15 (0.93%) NEC