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 15 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
15 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Data Protection Act (DPA)
Rank 38 41 39
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -2
Permanent jobs citing Data Protection Act 2 4 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Ipswich 0.85% 1.32% 3.12%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 2.30% 2.84% 8.13%
Number of salaries quoted 2 4 13
Average salary £46,250 £30,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+54.16% -14.28%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
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
87 141 160
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Ipswich 37.02% 46.38% 38.37%
Number of salaries quoted 76 135 141
Average salary £35,000 £32,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.69% -
90% offered a salary of more than £21,500 £21,550 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%

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 15 September 2014.

Data Protection Act Salary Histogram in Ipswich

Data Protection Act
Top 29 Related IT Skills in Ipswich

For the 6 months to 15 September 2014, 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 3 (100.00%) Data Protection
2 2 (66.67%) Games
3 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (33.33%) Automated Testing
3 1 (33.33%) Software Engineering
3 1 (33.33%) Software Testing
3 1 (33.33%) Degree
3 1 (33.33%) JIRA
3 1 (33.33%) QA
3 1 (33.33%) Selenium
3 1 (33.33%) Online Games
3 1 (33.33%) Load Testing
3 1 (33.33%) Security Testing
3 1 (33.33%) Finance
3 1 (33.33%) Bugzilla
3 1 (33.33%) HTML5
3 1 (33.33%) CSS3
3 1 (33.33%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 1 (33.33%) C#
3 1 (33.33%) HTML
3 1 (33.33%) JavaScript
3 1 (33.33%) SQL
3 1 (33.33%) MS Office
3 1 (33.33%) CSS
3 1 (33.33%) HND
3 1 (33.33%) OO
3 1 (33.33%) E-Commerce
3 1 (33.33%) Microsoft
3 1 (33.33%) ISEB

Data Protection Act
Top Related IT Skills in Ipswich by Category

For the 6 months to 15 September 2014, 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.

Applications
1 1 (33.33%) MS Office
Development Applications
1 1 (33.33%) Bugzilla
1 1 (33.33%) JIRA
1 1 (33.33%) Selenium
General
1 2 (66.67%) Games
2 1 (33.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Software Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Test Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Software Tester
2 1 (33.33%) Test Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Software Test Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Team Leader
2 1 (33.33%) Development Team Leader
2 1 (33.33%) QA Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) QA Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Software Test Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Software Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (33.33%) HTML
1 1 (33.33%) CSS
1 1 (33.33%) HTML5
1 1 (33.33%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Online Games
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) Data Protection
2 1 (33.33%) OO
2 1 (33.33%) E-Commerce
2 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (33.33%) Automated Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Software Engineering
2 1 (33.33%) Software Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Load Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Security Testing
Programming Languages
1 1 (33.33%) C#
1 1 (33.33%) JavaScript
1 1 (33.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) HND
1 1 (33.33%) ISEB
1 1 (33.33%) Degree
1 1 (33.33%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (33.33%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft