The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Data Protection Act in IT jobs advertised for the East of England region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Data Protection Act over the 3 months to 7 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
7 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Data Protection Act (DPA)
Rank 255 231 244
Rank change year-on-year
-24 +13
Permanent jobs citing Data Protection Act 9 38 20
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 0.12% 0.47% 0.25%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.30% 1.27% 0.67%
Number of salaries quoted 9 30 19
Average salary £40,000 £32,750 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+22.13% +0.76%
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £35,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+35.71% -12.50%
Data Protection Act
England

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

Miscellaneous Category
East of England
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
3034 2995 2979
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 39.93% 37.02% 37.46%
Number of salaries quoted 2407 2365 2528
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

Data Protection Act
Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

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

Data Protection Act Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

Data Protection Act
Salary Trend in the East of England

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

Data Protection Act Salary Trend in the East of England

Data Protection Act
Salary Histogram in the East of England

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Data Protection Act across the East of England region over the 3 months to 7 July 2015.

Data Protection Act Salary Histogram in the East of England

Data Protection Act
Job Locations in the East of England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Data Protection Act within the East of England region over the 3 months to 7 July 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cambridgeshire +12 6 £40,000 -38.46%
Suffolk -6 2 £28,500 -5.00%
Essex -6 1 £40,000 +6.66% 1
Data Protection Act
England

Data Protection Act
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 7 July 2015, IT jobs across the East of England 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 18 (100.00%) Data Protection
2 8 (44.44%) SQL
2 8 (44.44%) Marketing
3 7 (38.89%) Degree
3 7 (38.89%) Data Management
3 7 (38.89%) Strategic Planning
3 7 (38.89%) MS Excel
3 7 (38.89%) CRM
3 7 (38.89%) Data Entry
3 7 (38.89%) Campaign Analysis
3 7 (38.89%) Relational Database
4 6 (33.33%) C#
4 6 (33.33%) OO
5 5 (27.78%) JavaScript
5 5 (27.78%) HTML
5 5 (27.78%) SQL Server
5 5 (27.78%) Management Information System
5 5 (27.78%) Finance
5 5 (27.78%) Migration
5 5 (27.78%) Microsoft
5 5 (27.78%) Project Management
5 5 (27.78%) Banking
5 5 (27.78%) Database Marketing
5 5 (27.78%) SQL Server 2008
6 4 (22.22%) Software Engineering
6 4 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
7 3 (16.67%) Games
7 3 (16.67%) .NET
7 3 (16.67%) OOP
7 3 (16.67%) CSS

Data Protection Act
Top Related IT Skills in the East of England by Category

For the 6 months to 7 July 2015, IT jobs across the East of England 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 1 (5.56%) SharePoint
1 1 (5.56%) MS Exchange
1 1 (5.56%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 7 (38.89%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.56%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.56%) TCP/IP
1 1 (5.56%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (38.89%) Relational Database
2 5 (27.78%) SQL Server
2 5 (27.78%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 1 (5.56%) Selenium
1 1 (5.56%) Cucumber
General
1 8 (44.44%) Marketing
2 5 (27.78%) Banking
2 5 (27.78%) Finance
3 3 (16.67%) Games
Job Titles
1 8 (44.44%) Developer
2 6 (33.33%) Software Developer
3 5 (27.78%) Database Manager
4 3 (16.67%) Software Engineer
5 2 (11.11%) AWS Developer
5 2 (11.11%) Analyst
6 1 (5.56%) IT Manager
6 1 (5.56%) Senior Manager
6 1 (5.56%) Database Analyst
6 1 (5.56%) 3rd Line Support
6 1 (5.56%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 1 (5.56%) Senior Project Manager
6 1 (5.56%) .NET Developer
6 1 (5.56%) C# Developer
6 1 (5.56%) C# Software Engineer
6 1 (5.56%) Database Developer
6 1 (5.56%) Infrastructure Specialist
6 1 (5.56%) Graduate Software Developer
6 1 (5.56%) Graduate Developer
6 1 (5.56%) .NET Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (27.78%) HTML
2 3 (16.67%) .NET
2 3 (16.67%) HTML5
2 3 (16.67%) CSS3
2 3 (16.67%) CSS
3 1 (5.56%) Ajax
3 1 (5.56%) Ruby on Rails
3 1 (5.56%) jQuery
3 1 (5.56%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 5 (27.78%) Management Information System
2 2 (11.11%) Computer Science
3 1 (5.56%) CMDB
3 1 (5.56%) User Experience
3 1 (5.56%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (5.56%) Clustering
3 1 (5.56%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 1 (5.56%) UNIX
1 1 (5.56%) Windows
1 1 (5.56%) Linux
1 1 (5.56%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (100.00%) Data Protection
2 7 (38.89%) Data Entry
2 7 (38.89%) Campaign Analysis
2 7 (38.89%) CRM
2 7 (38.89%) Data Management
2 7 (38.89%) Strategic Planning
3 6 (33.33%) OO
4 5 (27.78%) Project Management
4 5 (27.78%) Database Marketing
4 5 (27.78%) Migration
5 4 (22.22%) Software Engineering
5 4 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
6 3 (16.67%) OOP
7 2 (11.11%) ITIL
8 1 (5.56%) PRINCE2
8 1 (5.56%) Service Delivery
8 1 (5.56%) E-Commerce
8 1 (5.56%) Information Security
8 1 (5.56%) Test Scripting
8 1 (5.56%) Manual Testing
Programming Languages
1 8 (44.44%) SQL
2 6 (33.33%) C#
3 5 (27.78%) JavaScript
4 2 (11.11%) Ruby
4 2 (11.11%) C++
4 2 (11.11%) Java
5 1 (5.56%) Python
5 1 (5.56%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 7 (38.89%) Degree
2 1 (5.56%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.56%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (5.56%) QA
1 1 (5.56%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 1 (5.56%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 5 (27.78%) Microsoft
2 1 (5.56%) VMware
2 1 (5.56%) Google