The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Data Protection Act in IT jobs advertised for the North West 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 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
4 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Data Protection Act (DPA)
Rank 238 227 256
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +29
Permanent jobs citing Data Protection Act 4 11 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.058% 0.16% 0.067%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.17% 0.49% 0.21%
Number of salaries quoted 4 9 5
Average salary £47,250 £31,500 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+50.00% +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £43,700 £30,600 £25,900
10% offered a salary of more than £52,900 £58,052 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £43,507 £42,979 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+1.22% +22.79%
Data Protection Act
England

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

Miscellaneous Category
North West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
2291 2249 2429
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 33.46% 33.68% 32.68%
Number of salaries quoted 1912 1745 2005
Average salary £37,500 £37,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.35% +5.71%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £24,500 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £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 the North West

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

Data Protection Act Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

Data Protection Act
Salary Trend in the North West

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

Data Protection Act Salary Trend in the North West

Data Protection Act
Salary Histogram in the North West

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Data Protection Act across the North West region over the 3 months to 4 March 2015.

Data Protection Act Salary Histogram in the North West

Data Protection Act
Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Data Protection Act within the North West region over the 3 months to 4 March 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Manchester +1 3 £46,500 +47.61% 1
Lancashire - 1 £55,000 - 1
Data Protection Act
England

Data Protection Act
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 4 March 2015, IT jobs across the North West 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 13 (100.00%) Data Protection
2 6 (46.15%) Information Security
3 4 (30.77%) Risk Management
3 4 (30.77%) Finance
3 4 (30.77%) Financial Institution
3 4 (30.77%) SQL
3 4 (30.77%) Project Management
4 3 (23.08%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 3 (23.08%) Time Management
5 2 (15.38%) NHS
5 2 (15.38%) jQuery
5 2 (15.38%) User Acceptance Testing
5 2 (15.38%) Performance Testing
5 2 (15.38%) Ajax
5 2 (15.38%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (15.38%) Retail
5 2 (15.38%) Subversion
5 2 (15.38%) VSAM
5 2 (15.38%) Data Extraction
5 2 (15.38%) PCI DSS
5 2 (15.38%) ASP.NET MVC
5 2 (15.38%) Agile Project Management
5 2 (15.38%) ASP.NET MVC 4
5 2 (15.38%) Performance Tuning
5 2 (15.38%) Relational Database
5 2 (15.38%) ASP.NET Web Forms
5 2 (15.38%) Mainframe
5 2 (15.38%) T-SQL
5 2 (15.38%) .NET
5 2 (15.38%) DB2

Data Protection Act
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 4 March 2015, IT jobs across the North West 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 (15.38%) SAS
1 2 (15.38%) CMS
Applications
1 2 (15.38%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (15.38%) Relational Database
1 2 (15.38%) DB2
Development Applications
1 2 (15.38%) Subversion
General
1 4 (30.77%) Finance
1 4 (30.77%) Financial Institution
2 2 (15.38%) Retail
3 1 (7.69%) Legal
Job Titles
1 3 (23.08%) Information Manager
1 3 (23.08%) Information Security Manager
1 3 (23.08%) Security Manager
2 2 (15.38%) Compliance Manager
2 2 (15.38%) Risk Analyst
2 2 (15.38%) IT Risk Analyst
2 2 (15.38%) Compliance Analyst
2 2 (15.38%) Compliance Specialist
2 2 (15.38%) Data Protection Manager
2 2 (15.38%) Project Manager
2 2 (15.38%) Programme Manager
2 2 (15.38%) Developer
2 2 (15.38%) Analyst
2 2 (15.38%) Senior Manager
2 2 (15.38%) Senior Programme Manager
2 2 (15.38%) Data Manager
2 2 (15.38%) Senior Project Manager
2 2 (15.38%) .NET Developer
2 2 (15.38%) ASP.NET Developer
2 2 (15.38%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (15.38%) jQuery
1 2 (15.38%) Ajax
1 2 (15.38%) ASP.NET MVC
1 2 (15.38%) ASP.NET MVC 4
1 2 (15.38%) ASP.NET Web Forms
1 2 (15.38%) .NET
1 2 (15.38%) ASP.NET
1 2 (15.38%) CSS
1 2 (15.38%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (15.38%) NHS
1 2 (15.38%) VSAM
1 2 (15.38%) Data Extraction
1 2 (15.38%) Mainframe
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (100.00%) Data Protection
2 6 (46.15%) Information Security
3 4 (30.77%) Risk Management
3 4 (30.77%) Project Management
4 3 (23.08%) Time Management
5 2 (15.38%) User Acceptance Testing
5 2 (15.38%) Performance Testing
5 2 (15.38%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (15.38%) Agile Project Management
5 2 (15.38%) Performance Tuning
5 2 (15.38%) PRINCE2
5 2 (15.38%) Business Continuity
5 2 (15.38%) Web Design
5 2 (15.38%) Risk Assessment
6 1 (7.69%) Disaster Recovery
6 1 (7.69%) ITIL
6 1 (7.69%) Risk Analysis
Programming Languages
1 4 (30.77%) SQL
2 2 (15.38%) T-SQL
2 2 (15.38%) C#
2 2 (15.38%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 1 (7.69%) CISSP
1 1 (7.69%) CISA
1 1 (7.69%) CISM
1 1 (7.69%) VCP4
1 1 (7.69%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (23.08%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (15.38%) PCI DSS
2 2 (15.38%) SLA
Vendors
1 2 (15.38%) Microsoft
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