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

Location
3 months to
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Data Protection Act (DPA)
Rank 59 - 49
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing Data Protection Act 4 0 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Ipswich 0.85% - 1.54%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.82% - 3.50%
Number of salaries quoted 4 0 5
Average salary £36,250 - £32,500
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £35,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+35.71% -12.50%
Data Protection Act
Suffolk

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

Miscellaneous Category
Ipswich
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
220 101 143
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Ipswich 46.81% 40.56% 44.14%
Number of salaries quoted 216 83 126
Average salary £39,000 £39,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +11.42%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £27,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £42,500 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

Data Protection Act
Jobs Demand Trend in Ipswich

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

Data Protection Act Jobs Demand Trend in Ipswich

Data Protection Act
Salary Trend in Ipswich

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

Data Protection Act Salary Trend in Ipswich

Data Protection Act
Salary Histogram in Ipswich

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

Data Protection Act Salary Histogram in Ipswich

Data Protection Act
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Ipswich

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, IT jobs across the Ipswich 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 6 (100.00%) Data Protection
2 5 (83.33%) C#
2 5 (83.33%) OO
3 4 (66.67%) JavaScript
3 4 (66.67%) HTML
4 3 (50.00%) CSS
4 3 (50.00%) Games
4 3 (50.00%) HTML5
4 3 (50.00%) Software Engineering
4 3 (50.00%) CSS3
5 2 (33.33%) OOP
5 2 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (33.33%) .NET
5 2 (33.33%) Ruby
5 2 (33.33%) Java
5 2 (33.33%) C++
6 1 (16.67%) UNIX
6 1 (16.67%) Linux
6 1 (16.67%) Objective-C
6 1 (16.67%) Ruby on Rails
6 1 (16.67%) ISTQB
6 1 (16.67%) Degree
6 1 (16.67%) Computer Science
6 1 (16.67%) QA
6 1 (16.67%) Selenium
6 1 (16.67%) Test Scripting
6 1 (16.67%) Manual Testing
6 1 (16.67%) Python
6 1 (16.67%) SDLC
6 1 (16.67%) Cucumber

Data Protection Act
Top Related IT Skills in Ipswich by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, IT jobs across the Ipswich 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.

Development Applications
1 1 (16.67%) Selenium
1 1 (16.67%) Cucumber
General
1 3 (50.00%) Games
Job Titles
1 6 (100.00%) Developer
2 5 (83.33%) Software Developer
3 3 (50.00%) Software Engineer
4 2 (33.33%) AWS Developer
5 1 (16.67%) Graduate
5 1 (16.67%) .NET Developer
5 1 (16.67%) C# Developer
5 1 (16.67%) C# Software Engineer
5 1 (16.67%) Graduate Software Developer
5 1 (16.67%) Graduate Developer
5 1 (16.67%) .NET Software Engineer
5 1 (16.67%) C# Software Developer
5 1 (16.67%) C# .NET Developer
5 1 (16.67%) .NET Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (66.67%) HTML
2 3 (50.00%) CSS
2 3 (50.00%) HTML5
2 3 (50.00%) CSS3
3 2 (33.33%) .NET
4 1 (16.67%) Ruby on Rails
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 1 (16.67%) UNIX
1 1 (16.67%) Linux
1 1 (16.67%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (100.00%) Data Protection
2 5 (83.33%) OO
3 3 (50.00%) Software Engineering
4 2 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (33.33%) OOP
5 1 (16.67%) SDLC
5 1 (16.67%) Test Scripting
5 1 (16.67%) Manual Testing
Programming Languages
1 5 (83.33%) C#
2 4 (66.67%) JavaScript
3 2 (33.33%) C++
3 2 (33.33%) Java
3 2 (33.33%) Ruby
4 1 (16.67%) Python
4 1 (16.67%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 1 (16.67%) ISTQB
1 1 (16.67%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (16.67%) QA