The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Data Protection Act in IT jobs advertised for the Essex region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Data Protection Act over the 3 months to 11 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
11 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Data Protection Act (DPA)
Rank 103 - 82
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing Data Protection Act 2 0 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 0.17% - 0.40%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.33% - 1.14%
Number of salaries quoted 2 0 4
Average salary £55,000 - £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-5.55% -
Data Protection Act
East of England

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

Miscellaneous Category
Essex
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
599 524 350
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 50.34% 41.10% 35.04%
Number of salaries quoted 433 404 239
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £24,325 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £85,000 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

Data Protection Act
Jobs Demand Trend in Essex

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

Data Protection Act Jobs Demand Trend in Essex

Data Protection Act
Salary Trend in Essex

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

Data Protection Act Salary Trend in Essex

Data Protection Act
Job Locations in Essex

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 Essex region over the 3 months to 11 February 2016. 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
Brentwood - 2 £55,000 -
Data Protection Act
East of England

Data Protection Act
Top 12 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, IT jobs across the Essex 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 3 (100.00%) Data Protection
2 2 (66.67%) Line Management
2 2 (66.67%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (66.67%) Software Delivery
2 2 (66.67%) SQL
2 2 (66.67%) PRINCE2
2 2 (66.67%) Finance
2 2 (66.67%) ISTQB
2 2 (66.67%) QA
2 2 (66.67%) Wealth Management
3 1 (33.33%) Degree
3 1 (33.33%) MS Office

Data Protection Act
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, IT jobs across the Essex 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.

Applications
1 1 (33.33%) MS Office
General
1 2 (66.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Test Leader
2 1 (33.33%) IT Assistant
2 1 (33.33%) IT Support
2 1 (33.33%) IT Support Assistant
2 1 (33.33%) Support Assistant
Miscellaneous
1 2 (66.67%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) Data Protection
2 2 (66.67%) Line Management
2 2 (66.67%) PRINCE2
2 2 (66.67%) Software Delivery
2 2 (66.67%) Wealth Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (66.67%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (66.67%) ISTQB
2 1 (33.33%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (66.67%) QA