The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Data Protection Act in IT jobs advertised for the Gloucestershire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Data Protection Act over the 3 months to 26 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
26 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Data Protection Act (DPA)
Rank 83 89 92
Rank change year-on-year
+6 +3
Permanent jobs citing Data Protection Act 13 3 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 1.23% 0.33% 0.33%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 3.92% 0.92% 0.79%
Number of salaries quoted 12 0 3
Average salary £33,750 - £34,115
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £41,716 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+7.87% +11.24%
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 Gloucestershire region.

Miscellaneous Category
Gloucestershire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
332 327 378
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 31.53% 35.50% 41.36%
Number of salaries quoted 263 264 291
Average salary £37,500 £38,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.31% +1.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £25,350 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Data Protection Act
Jobs Demand Trend in Gloucestershire

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

Data Protection Act Jobs Demand Trend in Gloucestershire

Data Protection Act
Salary Trend in Gloucestershire

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

Data Protection Act Salary Trend in Gloucestershire

Data Protection Act
Salary Histogram in Gloucestershire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Data Protection Act across the Gloucestershire region over the 3 months to 26 January 2015.

Data Protection Act Salary Histogram in Gloucestershire

Data Protection Act
Job Locations in Gloucestershire

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 Gloucestershire region over the 3 months to 26 January 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
Cheltenham - 13 £33,750 -
Data Protection Act
South West

Data Protection Act
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire

For the 6 months to 26 January 2015, IT jobs across the Gloucestershire 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 24 (100.00%) Data Protection
2 21 (87.50%) Analytical Skills
2 21 (87.50%) Windows
3 16 (66.67%) SQL Server
3 16 (66.67%) Finance
4 14 (58.33%) SQL
5 13 (54.17%) T-SQL
5 13 (54.17%) Client/Server
5 13 (54.17%) N-Tier
5 13 (54.17%) IIS
5 13 (54.17%) MS Office
5 13 (54.17%) COM
5 13 (54.17%) Data Modelling
5 13 (54.17%) Microsoft
5 13 (54.17%) Windows Server 2003
5 13 (54.17%) Migration
5 13 (54.17%) Performance Tuning
5 13 (54.17%) Performance Monitoring
5 13 (54.17%) Windows Server 2008
5 13 (54.17%) Capacity Planning
6 9 (37.50%) Stakeholder Management
7 8 (33.33%) Mac OS X
8 4 (16.67%) MS PowerPoint
8 4 (16.67%) Apple iOS
8 4 (16.67%) Windows 7
8 4 (16.67%) Apple
8 4 (16.67%) Adobe
8 4 (16.67%) MS Visio
9 3 (12.50%) UNIX
9 3 (12.50%) Business Objects

Data Protection Act
Top Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 26 January 2015, IT jobs across the Gloucestershire 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 13 (54.17%) IIS
2 3 (12.50%) SAS
Applications
1 13 (54.17%) MS Office
2 4 (16.67%) MS Visio
2 4 (16.67%) MS PowerPoint
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (66.67%) SQL Server
2 1 (4.17%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (4.17%) BusinessObjects XI
2 1 (4.17%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
2 1 (4.17%) Relational Database
General
1 16 (66.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 13 (54.17%) DBA
1 13 (54.17%) SQL DBA
2 8 (33.33%) PC Support
3 7 (29.17%) SQL Server DBA
4 4 (16.67%) Desktop Support Analyst
4 4 (16.67%) PC Support Technician
4 4 (16.67%) Desktop Analyst
4 4 (16.67%) Support Technician
4 4 (16.67%) Support Analyst
4 4 (16.67%) Desktop Support
4 4 (16.67%) Analyst
5 2 (8.33%) Test Manager
5 2 (8.33%) Administrator
6 1 (4.17%) Developer
6 1 (4.17%) Business Intelligence Developer
6 1 (4.17%) Business Intelligence Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (54.17%) COM
2 1 (4.17%) .NET
2 1 (4.17%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 21 (87.50%) Analytical Skills
2 13 (54.17%) Client/Server
2 13 (54.17%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 21 (87.50%) Windows
2 13 (54.17%) Windows Server 2003
2 13 (54.17%) Windows Server 2008
3 8 (33.33%) Mac OS X
4 4 (16.67%) Windows 7
4 4 (16.67%) Apple iOS
5 3 (12.50%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (100.00%) Data Protection
2 13 (54.17%) Capacity Planning
2 13 (54.17%) Data Modelling
2 13 (54.17%) Migration
2 13 (54.17%) Performance Tuning
2 13 (54.17%) Performance Monitoring
3 9 (37.50%) Stakeholder Management
4 3 (12.50%) Web Development
4 3 (12.50%) Business Intelligence
5 2 (8.33%) Test Strategy
6 1 (4.17%) Kimball Methodology
6 1 (4.17%) Continuous Improvement
6 1 (4.17%) Dimensional Modelling
Programming Languages
1 14 (58.33%) SQL
2 13 (54.17%) T-SQL
3 1 (4.17%) VB.NET
3 1 (4.17%) Shell Script
3 1 (4.17%) PL/SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (12.50%) Sarbanes-Oxley
1 3 (12.50%) Basel II
Vendors
1 13 (54.17%) Microsoft
2 4 (16.67%) Adobe
2 4 (16.67%) Apple
3 3 (12.50%) Oracle
3 3 (12.50%) Business Objects
4 2 (8.33%) Teradata