The first 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 30 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all terms in our Miscellaneous category for the Ipswich region.

Location
3 months to
30 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Data Protection Act (DPA)
Rank - 48 41
Permanent jobs citing Data Protection Act 0 4 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Ipswich - 1.23% 4.11%
As % of the Miscellaneous category - 2.99% 11.54%
Number of salaries quoted 0 4 15
Average salary - £32,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -7.14%
UK excluding London average salary £38,500 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-3.75% +6.66%
Miscellaneous Category
Ipswich
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
74 134 130
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Ipswich 32.17% 41.10% 35.62%
Number of salaries quoted 62 122 104
Average salary £40,000 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £22,500 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £53,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%
Data Protection Act
Suffolk

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Ipswich

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 4 (100.00%) Data Protection
2 1 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (25.00%) NAS
2 1 (25.00%) nginx
2 1 (25.00%) Bash Shell
2 1 (25.00%) tcpdump
2 1 (25.00%) Puppet
2 1 (25.00%) HAProxy
2 1 (25.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 1 (25.00%) C#
2 1 (25.00%) Java
2 1 (25.00%) SQL
2 1 (25.00%) MySQL
2 1 (25.00%) MS Office
2 1 (25.00%) HND
2 1 (25.00%) Linux
2 1 (25.00%) OO
2 1 (25.00%) Tomcat
2 1 (25.00%) Client/Server
2 1 (25.00%) SMTP
2 1 (25.00%) HTTP
2 1 (25.00%) NFS
2 1 (25.00%) VPN
2 1 (25.00%) DNS
2 1 (25.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (25.00%) ISEB
2 1 (25.00%) SAN
2 1 (25.00%) Shell Script
2 1 (25.00%) Configuration Management
2 1 (25.00%) Firewall

Data Protection Act
Top Related IT Skills in Ipswich by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (25.00%) nginx
1 1 (25.00%) Tomcat
Applications
1 1 (25.00%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 1 (25.00%) NAS
1 1 (25.00%) tcpdump
1 1 (25.00%) SMTP
1 1 (25.00%) HTTP
1 1 (25.00%) VPN
1 1 (25.00%) DNS
1 1 (25.00%) SAN
1 1 (25.00%) Firewall
1 1 (25.00%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (25.00%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (25.00%) Bugzilla
1 1 (25.00%) Subversion
1 1 (25.00%) JIRA
1 1 (25.00%) Selenium
General
1 1 (25.00%) Telecoms
1 1 (25.00%) Finance
1 1 (25.00%) Games
1 1 (25.00%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 1 (25.00%) Tester
1 1 (25.00%) Software Engineer
1 1 (25.00%) Developer
1 1 (25.00%) Analyst
1 1 (25.00%) Test Analyst
1 1 (25.00%) Systems Administrator
1 1 (25.00%) Development Manager
1 1 (25.00%) Administrator
1 1 (25.00%) Business Development Manager
1 1 (25.00%) Software Tester
1 1 (25.00%) Test Engineer
1 1 (25.00%) Software Test Engineer
1 1 (25.00%) QA Engineer
1 1 (25.00%) Linux Systems Administrator
1 1 (25.00%) Linux Administrator
1 1 (25.00%) Business Manager
1 1 (25.00%) QA Analyst
1 1 (25.00%) Software Test Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Client/Server
1 1 (25.00%) Online Games
Operating Systems
1 1 (25.00%) Linux
1 1 (25.00%) Debian
1 1 (25.00%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (100.00%) Data Protection
2 1 (25.00%) OO
2 1 (25.00%) Configuration Management
2 1 (25.00%) Scrum
2 1 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (25.00%) Automated Testing
2 1 (25.00%) Software Engineering
2 1 (25.00%) Software Testing
2 1 (25.00%) Business Development
2 1 (25.00%) Load Balancing
2 1 (25.00%) Load Testing
2 1 (25.00%) Security Testing
Programming Languages
1 1 (25.00%) Bash Shell
1 1 (25.00%) C#
1 1 (25.00%) Java
1 1 (25.00%) SQL
1 1 (25.00%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
1 1 (25.00%) HND
1 1 (25.00%) ISEB
1 1 (25.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (25.00%) QA
System Software
1 1 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (25.00%) NFS
Systems Management
1 1 (25.00%) Puppet
1 1 (25.00%) HAProxy
Vendors
1 1 (25.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (25.00%) VMware