The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Data Protection Act in IT jobs advertised for the Northern Ireland region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Data Protection Act over the 3 months to 20 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
20 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Data Protection Act (DPA)
Rank - 32 -
Permanent jobs citing Data Protection Act 0 6 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northern Ireland - 3.43% -
As % of the Miscellaneous category - 8.22% -
Number of salaries quoted 0 6 0
Average salary - £40,000 -
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
Data Protection Act
UK

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

Miscellaneous Category
Northern Ireland
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
118 73 88
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northern Ireland 55.14% 41.71% 35.48%
Number of salaries quoted 70 54 44
Average salary £26,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-35.00% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £17,249 £30,200 £15,390
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £45,000 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

Data Protection Act
Jobs Demand Trend in Northern Ireland

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

Data Protection Act Jobs Demand Trend in Northern Ireland

Data Protection Act
Salary Trend in Northern Ireland

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

Data Protection Act Salary Trend in Northern Ireland