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 4 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Data Protection Act (DPA)
Rank 97 93 -
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -
Permanent jobs citing Data Protection Act 4 1 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 0.37% 0.10% -
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.95% 0.30% -
Number of salaries quoted 0 1 0
Average salary - £17,500 -
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £41,250 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+9.09% +3.12%
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
422 334 382
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 38.97% 34.05% 35.53%
Number of salaries quoted 355 266 311
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,225 £30,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,250 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -

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
Top 20 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, 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 6 (100.00%) SQL
1 6 (100.00%) T-SQL
1 6 (100.00%) Oracle
1 6 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 6 (100.00%) MS Office
1 6 (100.00%) MS Excel
1 6 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 6 (100.00%) Performance Improvement
1 6 (100.00%) Business Transformation
1 6 (100.00%) Oracle Database
1 6 (100.00%) Analytical Skills
1 6 (100.00%) Data Protection
2 4 (66.67%) C#
2 4 (66.67%) VB.NET
2 4 (66.67%) .NET
3 2 (33.33%) XSD
3 2 (33.33%) XSLT
3 2 (33.33%) Migration
3 2 (33.33%) Data Migration
3 2 (33.33%) JavaScript

Data Protection Act
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, 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.

Applications
1 6 (100.00%) MS Office
1 6 (100.00%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 6 (100.00%) Oracle Database
Job Titles
1 4 (66.67%) Junior
1 4 (66.67%) Developer
1 4 (66.67%) Microsoft Developer
2 2 (33.33%) Junior Microsoft Developer
2 2 (33.33%) SQL Server Consultant
2 2 (33.33%) Junior SQL Server DBA
2 2 (33.33%) Consultant
2 2 (33.33%) DBA
2 2 (33.33%) Junior Consultant
2 2 (33.33%) .NET Developer
2 2 (33.33%) SQL Server DBA
2 2 (33.33%) SQL DBA
2 2 (33.33%) Junior Developer
2 2 (33.33%) Junior .NET Developer
2 2 (33.33%) Junior DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (66.67%) .NET
2 2 (33.33%) XSD
2 2 (33.33%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 6 (100.00%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (100.00%) Data Protection
1 6 (100.00%) Performance Improvement
1 6 (100.00%) Business Transformation
2 2 (33.33%) Migration
2 2 (33.33%) Data Migration
Programming Languages
1 6 (100.00%) SQL
1 6 (100.00%) T-SQL
2 4 (66.67%) VB.NET
2 4 (66.67%) C#
3 2 (33.33%) JavaScript
Vendors
1 6 (100.00%) Oracle
1 6 (100.00%) Microsoft