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 salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Data Protection Act over the 3 months to 5 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
5 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Data Protection Act (DPA)
Rank - 97 -
Permanent jobs citing Data Protection Act 0 1 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent - 0.10% -
As % of the Miscellaneous category - 0.23% -
Number of salaries quoted 0 1 0
Median salary - £65,000 -
UK excluding London median salary £40,500 £41,500 £36,500
% change year-on-year
-2.40% +13.69%
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
423 433 479
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 39.98% 44.92% 39.13%
Number of salaries quoted 345 382 352
Median salary £40,000 £37,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,600 £24,400 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £57,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

Data Protection Act
Jobs Demand Trend in Kent

The demand trend of job ads across the Kent region citing Data Protection Act as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 5 May 2016, IT jobs citing Data Protection Act also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Kent region with a requirement for 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%) Web Development
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

Data Protection Act
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

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
2 8 (47.06%) Web Development
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
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