The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Data Protection Act in IT jobs advertised for the Dorset region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Data Protection Act over the 3 months to 14 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
14 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Data Protection Act (DPA)
Rank - - 72
Permanent jobs citing Data Protection Act 0 0 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Dorset - - 0.18%
As % of the Miscellaneous category - - 0.50%
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 1
Average salary - - £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-5.55% -
Data Protection Act
South West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Miscellaneous category in permanent jobs advertised in the Dorset region.

Miscellaneous Category
Dorset
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
301 264 201
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Dorset 36.31% 34.29% 36.15%
Number of salaries quoted 153 216 155
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £39,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -10.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £22,500 £22,750
10% offered a salary of more than £54,750 £56,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

Data Protection Act
Jobs Demand Trend in Dorset

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Data Protection Act across the Dorset region as a proportion of the total demand within the Miscellaneous category.

Data Protection Act Jobs Demand Trend in Dorset

Data Protection Act
Salary Trend in Dorset

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Data Protection Act across the Dorset region.

Data Protection Act Salary Trend in Dorset

Data Protection Act
Top 19 Related IT Skills in Dorset

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, IT jobs across the Dorset region citing Data Protection Act also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Data Protection Act.

1 5 (100.00%) OLAP
1 5 (100.00%) Data Warehouse
1 5 (100.00%) Statistical Analysis
1 5 (100.00%) Statistics
1 5 (100.00%) Data Protection
1 5 (100.00%) Analytics
1 5 (100.00%) Coaching
1 5 (100.00%) Analytical Skills
1 5 (100.00%) OLAP Cube
2 4 (80.00%) SAS EBI
2 4 (80.00%) Mathematics
2 4 (80.00%) C
2 4 (80.00%) SQL
2 4 (80.00%) Finance
2 4 (80.00%) Validation
2 4 (80.00%) Retail
2 4 (80.00%) SAS
2 4 (80.00%) Business Intelligence
2 4 (80.00%) Microsoft

Data Protection Act
Top Related IT Skills in Dorset by Category

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, IT jobs across the Dorset region citing Data Protection Act also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Data Protection Act. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 4 (80.00%) SAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (100.00%) Data Warehouse
1 5 (100.00%) OLAP
1 5 (100.00%) OLAP Cube
2 4 (80.00%) SAS EBI
General
1 4 (80.00%) Finance
1 4 (80.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 5 (100.00%) Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 5 (100.00%) Analytical Skills
1 5 (100.00%) Statistics
2 4 (80.00%) Mathematics
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (100.00%) Analytics
1 5 (100.00%) Coaching
1 5 (100.00%) Data Protection
1 5 (100.00%) Statistical Analysis
2 4 (80.00%) Business Intelligence
2 4 (80.00%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 4 (80.00%) C
1 4 (80.00%) SQL
Vendors
1 4 (80.00%) Microsoft