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 28 August 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
28 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Data Protection Act (DPA)
Rank - 100 98
Permanent jobs citing Data Protection Act 0 6 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent - 0.55% 0.098%
As % of the Miscellaneous category - 1.38% 0.28%
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 1
Median salary - - £17,500
UK excluding London median salary £44,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-2.22% +5.88%
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
330 436 351
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 35.95% 39.85% 34.55%
Number of salaries quoted 283 360 285
Median salary £38,000 £38,500 £41,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-1.29% -6.09%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £24,000 £30,150
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £55,000 £55,000
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