The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Data Protection Act in IT jobs advertised for the Manchester region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Data Protection Act over the 3 months to 24 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Data Protection Act (DPA)
Rank 189 174 180
Rank change year-on-year
-15 +6
Permanent jobs citing Data Protection Act 3 3 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 0.072% 0.081% 0.30%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.22% 0.25% 0.99%
Number of salaries quoted 1 2 11
Average salary £47,000 £42,238 £27,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.27% +56.43%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £35,000 £39,500
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -11.39%
Data Protection Act
North West

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

Miscellaneous Category
Manchester
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
1341 1218 1316
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 32.00% 32.78% 30.45%
Number of salaries quoted 1145 998 1154
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £24,000 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Data Protection Act
Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

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

Data Protection Act Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

Data Protection Act
Salary Trend in Manchester

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

Data Protection Act Salary Trend in Manchester

Data Protection Act
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT jobs across the Manchester 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 10 (100.00%) Data Protection
2 8 (80.00%) SQL
2 8 (80.00%) Project Management
3 6 (60.00%) PRINCE2
3 6 (60.00%) MS Excel
3 6 (60.00%) Microsoft
3 6 (60.00%) NHS
4 3 (30.00%) Business Intelligence
5 2 (20.00%) C#
5 2 (20.00%) HTML
5 2 (20.00%) JavaScript
5 2 (20.00%) T-SQL
5 2 (20.00%) .NET
5 2 (20.00%) DB2
5 2 (20.00%) ASP.NET
5 2 (20.00%) CSS
5 2 (20.00%) SAS
5 2 (20.00%) SLA
5 2 (20.00%) Mainframe
5 2 (20.00%) Financial Institution
5 2 (20.00%) Finance
5 2 (20.00%) CMS
5 2 (20.00%) Web Design
5 2 (20.00%) Information Security
5 2 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (20.00%) Retail
5 2 (20.00%) Subversion
5 2 (20.00%) VSAM
5 2 (20.00%) Ajax
5 2 (20.00%) jQuery

Data Protection Act
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT jobs across the Manchester 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 2 (20.00%) SAS
1 2 (20.00%) CMS
Applications
1 6 (60.00%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (20.00%) DB2
1 2 (20.00%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 2 (20.00%) Subversion
General
1 2 (20.00%) Financial Institution
1 2 (20.00%) Finance
1 2 (20.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 6 (60.00%) Project Manager
2 3 (30.00%) Programme Manager
2 3 (30.00%) Senior Manager
2 3 (30.00%) Senior Project Manager
2 3 (30.00%) PRINCE2 Project Manager
2 3 (30.00%) Senior Programme Manager
3 2 (20.00%) .NET Developer
3 2 (20.00%) ASP.NET Developer
3 2 (20.00%) SQL Developer
3 2 (20.00%) Developer
4 1 (10.00%) Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) Risk Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) IT Risk Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) Compliance Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) Compliance Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (20.00%) HTML
1 2 (20.00%) .NET
1 2 (20.00%) ASP.NET
1 2 (20.00%) CSS
1 2 (20.00%) Ajax
1 2 (20.00%) jQuery
1 2 (20.00%) ASP.NET MVC
1 2 (20.00%) ASP.NET MVC 4
1 2 (20.00%) ASP.NET Web Forms
Miscellaneous
1 6 (60.00%) NHS
2 2 (20.00%) Mainframe
2 2 (20.00%) VSAM
2 2 (20.00%) Data Extraction
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (100.00%) Data Protection
2 8 (80.00%) Project Management
3 6 (60.00%) PRINCE2
4 3 (30.00%) Business Intelligence
5 2 (20.00%) Agile Project Management
5 2 (20.00%) Performance Tuning
5 2 (20.00%) Web Design
5 2 (20.00%) Information Security
5 2 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (20.00%) User Acceptance Testing
5 2 (20.00%) Performance Testing
5 2 (20.00%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 8 (80.00%) SQL
2 2 (20.00%) T-SQL
2 2 (20.00%) C#
2 2 (20.00%) JavaScript
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (20.00%) SLA
Vendors
1 6 (60.00%) Microsoft