The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Data Protection Act in IT jobs advertised for the Kent region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Data Protection Act over the 3 months to 11 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
11 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Data Protection Act (DPA)
Rank 83 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing Data Protection Act 17 0 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 1.55% - -
As % of the Miscellaneous category 4.18% - -
Number of salaries quoted 17 0 0
Average salary £37,500 - -
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-5.55% -
Data Protection Act
South East

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

Miscellaneous Category
Kent
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
407 515 477
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 37.14% 49.52% 41.55%
Number of salaries quoted 346 459 384
Average salary £37,500 £41,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-9.63% -2.35%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £56,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

Data Protection Act
Jobs Demand Trend in Kent

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

Data Protection Act Jobs Demand Trend in Kent

Data Protection Act
Salary Trend in Kent

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

Data Protection Act Salary Trend in Kent

Data Protection Act
Salary Histogram in Kent

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Data Protection Act across the Kent region over the 3 months to 11 February 2016.

Data Protection Act Salary Histogram in Kent

Data Protection Act
Job Locations in Kent

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 Kent region over the 3 months to 11 February 2016. 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
Sittingbourne - 10 £37,500 -
Data Protection Act
South East

Data Protection Act
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, IT jobs across the Kent 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 17 (100.00%) Data Protection
2 11 (64.71%) Java
2 11 (64.71%) MySQL
2 11 (64.71%) OAuth
2 11 (64.71%) JSON
2 11 (64.71%) RESTful
2 11 (64.71%) Scala
3 9 (52.94%) Marketing
4 8 (47.06%) Agile Software Development
4 8 (47.06%) jQuery
4 8 (47.06%) Unit Testing
4 8 (47.06%) Integration Testing
4 8 (47.06%) TestNG
4 8 (47.06%) Git (software)
4 8 (47.06%) WordPress
4 8 (47.06%) Web Services
4 8 (47.06%) XML
4 8 (47.06%) JavaScript
4 8 (47.06%) PHP
4 8 (47.06%) SQL
4 8 (47.06%) E-Commerce
4 8 (47.06%) Legal
4 8 (47.06%) Protractor
4 8 (47.06%) QUnit
4 8 (47.06%) Jasmine
4 8 (47.06%) AngularJS
4 8 (47.06%) Karma Test Runner
5 5 (29.41%) Data Warehouse
5 5 (29.41%) ETL
5 5 (29.41%) Business Intelligence

Data Protection Act
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, IT jobs across the Kent 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 8 (47.06%) WordPress
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (64.71%) MySQL
2 5 (29.41%) Data Warehouse
2 5 (29.41%) OLAP
2 5 (29.41%) SQL Server
2 5 (29.41%) SQL Server 2005
2 5 (29.41%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 5 (29.41%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 5 (29.41%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 8 (47.06%) Git (software)
1 8 (47.06%) Jasmine
1 8 (47.06%) Karma Test Runner
1 8 (47.06%) Protractor
1 8 (47.06%) QUnit
1 8 (47.06%) TestNG
General
1 9 (52.94%) Marketing
2 8 (47.06%) Legal
Job Titles
1 12 (70.59%) Developer
2 8 (47.06%) Technical Leader
3 5 (29.41%) Business Intelligence Developer
4 4 (23.53%) Senior Developer
5 3 (17.65%) Lead Developer
5 3 (17.65%) Technical Developer
6 2 (11.76%) Business Developer
7 1 (5.88%) Java Developer
7 1 (5.88%) Senior Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (64.71%) JSON
1 11 (64.71%) OAuth
1 11 (64.71%) RESTful
2 8 (47.06%) AngularJS
2 8 (47.06%) jQuery
2 8 (47.06%) Web Services
2 8 (47.06%) XML
3 3 (17.65%) J2EE
Operating Systems
1 3 (17.65%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (100.00%) Data Protection
2 8 (47.06%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (47.06%) E-Commerce
2 8 (47.06%) Integration Testing
2 8 (47.06%) Unit Testing
3 5 (29.41%) Business Analysis
3 5 (29.41%) Business Intelligence
3 5 (29.41%) ETL
4 4 (23.53%) Automated Testing
4 4 (23.53%) Mentoring
4 4 (23.53%) Secure Coding
4 4 (23.53%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 11 (64.71%) Java
1 11 (64.71%) Scala
2 8 (47.06%) JavaScript
2 8 (47.06%) PHP
2 8 (47.06%) SQL