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 salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Data Protection Act over the 3 months to 25 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
25 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Data Protection Act (DPA)
Rank - 100 94
Permanent jobs citing Data Protection Act 0 1 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex - 0.080% 0.33%
As % of the Miscellaneous category - 0.21% 0.97%
Number of salaries quoted 0 1 3
Median salary - £40,000 £42,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- -4.76%
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £47,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
-10.52% +23.37%
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
476 486 411
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 43.35% 38.94% 33.94%
Number of salaries quoted 371 331 337
Median salary £47,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+18.75% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £67,500 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

Data Protection Act
Jobs Demand Trend in Essex

The demand trend of job ads across the Essex region citing Data Protection Act as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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
Top 10 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 25 July 2016, IT jobs citing Data Protection Act also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Essex region with a requirement for Data Protection Act.

1 4 (100.00%) SQL
1 4 (100.00%) PRINCE2
1 4 (100.00%) Finance
1 4 (100.00%) ISTQB
1 4 (100.00%) QA
1 4 (100.00%) Wealth Management
1 4 (100.00%) Data Protection
1 4 (100.00%) Line Management
1 4 (100.00%) Analytical Skills
1 4 (100.00%) Software Delivery

Data Protection Act
Top Related IT Skills in Essex 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:

General
1 4 (100.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (100.00%) Test Leader
Miscellaneous
1 4 (100.00%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (100.00%) Data Protection
1 4 (100.00%) Line Management
1 4 (100.00%) PRINCE2
1 4 (100.00%) Software Delivery
1 4 (100.00%) Wealth Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (100.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (100.00%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (100.00%) QA