Period
to 1 August 2021

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Wales 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 1 August 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

General Data Protection Regulation EU 2016/679 (GDPR)
UK > Wales
6 months to
1 Aug 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 95 86 103
Rank change year-on-year -9 +17 -7
Permanent jobs citing GDPR 23 8 22
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Wales 1.63% 0.73% 1.24%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 12.17% 5.37% 7.72%
Number of salaries quoted 19 7 12
10th Percentile £24,350 £37,250 £29,150
25th Percentile £31,250 £43,750 £38,750
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £37,000 £52,500 £43,500
Median % change year-on-year -29.52% +20.69% +8.75%
75th Percentile £51,454 £57,750 £55,250
90th Percentile £62,700 £58,300 £57,500
UK median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £55,000

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 Wales with a requirement for quality assurance or compliance skills.

All Quality Assurance and Compliance Skills
Wales
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for quality assurance or compliance skills 189 149 285
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Wales 13.42% 13.61% 16.08%
Number of salaries quoted 105 115 245
10th Percentile £26,750 £28,500 £28,500
25th Percentile £31,250 £32,250 £32,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £40,000 £42,000 £42,750
Median % change year-on-year -4.76% -1.75% +14.00%
75th Percentile £50,000 £50,000 £51,000
90th Percentile £55,750 £54,250 £57,500
UK median annual salary £53,500 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +1.90% +5.00% -

GDPR
Job Vacancy Trend in Wales

Job postings citing GDPR as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in Wales.

Job vacancy trend for GDPR in Wales

GDPR
Salary Trend in Wales

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing GDPR in Wales.

Salary trend for GDPR in Wales

GDPR
Salary Histogram in Wales

Salary distribution for jobs citing GDPR in Wales over the 6 months to 1 August 2021.

Salary histogram for GDPR in Wales

GDPR
Job Locations in Wales

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing GDPR within the Wales region over the 6 months to 1 August 2021. 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
South Wales -2 12 £32,500 -38.10% 3
West Wales -16 8 £37,000 +13.85%
North Wales - 1 - - 2
GDPR
UK

For the 6 months to 1 August 2021, 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 Wales region with a requirement for GDPR.

1 14 (60.87%) Finance
2 9 (39.13%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 8 (34.78%) Information Security
3 8 (34.78%) CISM
3 8 (34.78%) Influencing Skills
4 7 (30.43%) Social Skills
4 7 (30.43%) CISA
4 7 (30.43%) Risk Management
4 7 (30.43%) IT Governance
5 6 (26.09%) Time Management
5 6 (26.09%) Advertising
5 6 (26.09%) IT Audit
5 6 (26.09%) Regulatory Compliance
6 5 (21.74%) Lead Generation
6 5 (21.74%) Social Media
6 5 (21.74%) Public Speaking
6 5 (21.74%) Innovative Thinking
6 5 (21.74%) Commercial Awareness
6 5 (21.74%) Content Strategy
6 5 (21.74%) Public Sector
6 5 (21.74%) Organisational Skills
6 5 (21.74%) Agile Software Development
6 5 (21.74%) Podcast
6 5 (21.74%) Marketing
6 5 (21.74%) Business Development
6 5 (21.74%) Service Management
6 5 (21.74%) CRM
7 4 (17.39%) Microsoft
7 4 (17.39%) Data Protection
7 4 (17.39%) PCI DSS

GDPR
Co-occurring IT Skills in Wales 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 1 (4.35%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (4.35%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (4.35%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (8.70%) Azure
1 2 (8.70%) Microsoft 365
2 1 (4.35%) Dynamics 365
2 1 (4.35%) Power Automate
2 1 (4.35%) Power Platform
2 1 (4.35%) PowerApps
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.35%) FTP
1 1 (4.35%) HTTP
1 1 (4.35%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (8.70%) MySQL
2 1 (4.35%) Big Data
2 1 (4.35%) HPCC
2 1 (4.35%) Power BI
2 1 (4.35%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (4.35%) JIRA
General
1 14 (60.87%) Finance
2 8 (34.78%) Influencing Skills
3 7 (30.43%) Social Skills
4 6 (26.09%) Advertising
5 5 (21.74%) Marketing
5 5 (21.74%) Organisational Skills
5 5 (21.74%) Public Sector
5 5 (21.74%) Public Speaking
6 3 (13.04%) Analytical Skills
7 2 (8.70%) Welsh Language
8 1 (4.35%) Law
8 1 (4.35%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 8 (34.78%) Analyst
2 7 (30.43%) Information Analyst
2 7 (30.43%) Information Security Analyst
2 7 (30.43%) Security Analyst
3 6 (26.09%) Business Information Analyst
4 5 (21.74%) Consultant
4 5 (21.74%) Recruitment Consultant
5 3 (13.04%) Architect
6 2 (8.70%) Information Officer
6 2 (8.70%) SOA Architect
6 2 (8.70%) Solutions Architect
7 1 (4.35%) Architecture Manager
7 1 (4.35%) Head of IT
7 1 (4.35%) HR Analyst
7 1 (4.35%) IT Engineer
7 1 (4.35%) IT Support
7 1 (4.35%) IT Support Engineer
7 1 (4.35%) Security Manager
7 1 (4.35%) Senior Software Developer
7 1 (4.35%) Technical Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.35%) HTML
1 1 (4.35%) REST
1 1 (4.35%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 5 (21.74%) Podcast
1 5 (21.74%) Social Media
2 2 (8.70%) Mobile App
3 1 (4.35%) Management Information System
3 1 (4.35%) Self-Motivation
3 1 (4.35%) Virtual Team
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (34.78%) Information Security
2 7 (30.43%) IT Governance
2 7 (30.43%) Risk Management
3 6 (26.09%) IT Audit
3 6 (26.09%) Regulatory Compliance
3 6 (26.09%) Time Management
4 5 (21.74%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (21.74%) Business Development
4 5 (21.74%) Commercial Awareness
4 5 (21.74%) Content Strategy
4 5 (21.74%) CRM
4 5 (21.74%) Innovative Thinking
4 5 (21.74%) Lead Generation
4 5 (21.74%) Service Management
5 4 (17.39%) Data Protection
6 3 (13.04%) IT Strategy
6 3 (13.04%) Microservices
7 2 (8.70%) Analytics
7 2 (8.70%) Cybersecurity
7 2 (8.70%) Problem-Solving
Programming Languages
1 2 (8.70%) PHP
2 1 (4.35%) Python
Qualifications
1 8 (34.78%) CISM
2 7 (30.43%) CISA
3 1 (4.35%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (39.13%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 4 (17.39%) PCI DSS
3 2 (8.70%) NIST
4 1 (4.35%) Data Quality
Vendors
1 4 (17.39%) Microsoft
2 1 (4.35%) LexisNexis
2 1 (4.35%) SAP