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 1 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Data Protection Act (DPA)
Rank 181 179 186
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +7
Permanent jobs citing Data Protection Act 3 6 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 0.078% 0.15% 0.073%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.22% 0.44% 0.22%
Number of salaries quoted 3 5 3
Average salary £46,500 £31,500 £29,712
Average salary % change year-on-year
+47.61% +6.01%
90% offered a salary of more than £43,300 £28,800 £29,542
10% offered a salary of more than £47,700 £31,500 £30,282
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £38,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+10.38% +10.00%
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
1334 1357 1390
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 34.54% 33.30% 33.68%
Number of salaries quoted 1093 1076 1196
Average salary £38,500 £36,000 £34,700
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.94% +3.74%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,300 £25,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £47,500 £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 1 April 2015, 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 6 (100.00%) Data Protection
2 4 (66.67%) Information Security
3 3 (50.00%) Time Management
4 2 (33.33%) C#
4 2 (33.33%) HTML
4 2 (33.33%) JavaScript
4 2 (33.33%) SQL
4 2 (33.33%) T-SQL
4 2 (33.33%) .NET
4 2 (33.33%) DB2
4 2 (33.33%) ASP.NET
4 2 (33.33%) CSS
4 2 (33.33%) SAS
4 2 (33.33%) SLA
4 2 (33.33%) Project Management
4 2 (33.33%) Mainframe
4 2 (33.33%) Risk Management
4 2 (33.33%) CMS
4 2 (33.33%) Web Design
4 2 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (33.33%) Retail
4 2 (33.33%) Subversion
4 2 (33.33%) VSAM
4 2 (33.33%) Ajax
4 2 (33.33%) jQuery
4 2 (33.33%) User Acceptance Testing
4 2 (33.33%) Performance Testing
4 2 (33.33%) Data Extraction
4 2 (33.33%) PCI DSS
4 2 (33.33%) ASP.NET MVC

Data Protection Act
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 1 April 2015, 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 (33.33%) SAS
1 2 (33.33%) CMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (33.33%) DB2
1 2 (33.33%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 2 (33.33%) Subversion
General
1 2 (33.33%) Retail
2 1 (16.67%) Financial Institution
2 1 (16.67%) Finance
2 1 (16.67%) Legal
Job Titles
1 2 (33.33%) Developer
1 2 (33.33%) .NET Developer
1 2 (33.33%) ASP.NET Developer
1 2 (33.33%) SQL Developer
1 2 (33.33%) Compliance Manager
2 1 (16.67%) Information Security Officer
2 1 (16.67%) Security Officer
2 1 (16.67%) Compliance Specialist
2 1 (16.67%) Information Manager
2 1 (16.67%) Information Security Manager
2 1 (16.67%) Security Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (33.33%) HTML
1 2 (33.33%) .NET
1 2 (33.33%) ASP.NET
1 2 (33.33%) CSS
1 2 (33.33%) Ajax
1 2 (33.33%) jQuery
1 2 (33.33%) ASP.NET MVC
1 2 (33.33%) ASP.NET MVC 4
1 2 (33.33%) ASP.NET Web Forms
Miscellaneous
1 2 (33.33%) Mainframe
1 2 (33.33%) VSAM
1 2 (33.33%) Data Extraction
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (100.00%) Data Protection
2 4 (66.67%) Information Security
3 3 (50.00%) Time Management
4 2 (33.33%) Agile Project Management
4 2 (33.33%) Performance Tuning
4 2 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (33.33%) User Acceptance Testing
4 2 (33.33%) Performance Testing
4 2 (33.33%) Project Management
4 2 (33.33%) Risk Management
4 2 (33.33%) Web Design
5 1 (16.67%) Disaster Recovery
5 1 (16.67%) Risk Analysis
5 1 (16.67%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 2 (33.33%) C#
1 2 (33.33%) JavaScript
1 2 (33.33%) SQL
1 2 (33.33%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (16.67%) CISSP
1 1 (16.67%) CISA
1 1 (16.67%) CISM
1 1 (16.67%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (33.33%) SLA
1 2 (33.33%) PCI DSS
2 1 (16.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
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