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 31 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Data Protection Act (DPA)
Rank 12 - 32
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing Data Protection Act 6 0 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northern Ireland 10.53% - 3.66%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 19.35% - 6.67%
Number of salaries quoted 6 0 6
Average salary £42,500 - £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%
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
31 126 90
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northern Ireland 54.39% 61.17% 54.88%
Number of salaries quoted 25 66 66
Average salary £50,000 £26,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+92.30% -35.00%
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -

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

Data Protection Act
Job Locations in Northern Ireland

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 Northern Ireland region over the 3 months to 31 August 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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
County Antrim - 6 £42,500 -
Data Protection Act
UK

Data Protection Act
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northern Ireland

For the 6 months to 31 August 2015, IT jobs across the Northern Ireland 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%) Oracle
2 4 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 4 (66.67%) Java
2 4 (66.67%) Oracle Database
3 2 (33.33%) LoadUI
3 2 (33.33%) Oracle BI Publisher
3 2 (33.33%) Mentoring
3 2 (33.33%) EclipseLink
3 2 (33.33%) JavaScript
3 2 (33.33%) PL/SQL
3 2 (33.33%) SQL
3 2 (33.33%) MySQL
3 2 (33.33%) JDeveloper
3 2 (33.33%) Sun Certification
3 2 (33.33%) Middleware
3 2 (33.33%) HTML
3 2 (33.33%) Change Management
3 2 (33.33%) Oracle EBS
3 2 (33.33%) Risk Management
3 2 (33.33%) JMeter
3 2 (33.33%) Workflow
3 2 (33.33%) Finance
3 2 (33.33%) Oracle ERP
3 2 (33.33%) Oracle Workflow
3 2 (33.33%) Hibernate
3 2 (33.33%) NetBeans
3 2 (33.33%) Risk Assessment
3 2 (33.33%) Information Security
3 2 (33.33%) Agile Software Development

Data Protection Act
Top Related IT Skills in Northern Ireland by Category

For the 6 months to 31 August 2015, IT jobs across the Northern Ireland 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%) Oracle Workflow
1 2 (33.33%) WebLogic
1 2 (33.33%) JBoss
1 2 (33.33%) Tomcat
Applications
1 2 (33.33%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (33.33%) Oracle EBS
1 2 (33.33%) Oracle ERP
1 2 (33.33%) Oracle EBS R12
Cloud Services
1 2 (33.33%) Amazon AWS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (66.67%) Oracle Database
2 2 (33.33%) Oracle BI Publisher
2 2 (33.33%) MySQL
2 2 (33.33%) Oracle BI EE
2 2 (33.33%) SQL Server
2 2 (33.33%) Oracle Reports
2 2 (33.33%) MongoDB
2 2 (33.33%) NoSQL
2 2 (33.33%) Redis
2 2 (33.33%) Hazelcast
Development Applications
1 2 (33.33%) LoadUI
1 2 (33.33%) JDeveloper
1 2 (33.33%) JMeter
1 2 (33.33%) NetBeans
1 2 (33.33%) Subversion
1 2 (33.33%) Maven
1 2 (33.33%) Oracle APEX
1 2 (33.33%) Selenium
1 2 (33.33%) FitNesse
1 2 (33.33%) Atlassian Bamboo
1 2 (33.33%) Ant
1 2 (33.33%) JUnit
1 2 (33.33%) Oracle Forms
1 2 (33.33%) Eclipse
1 2 (33.33%) IntelliJ
1 2 (33.33%) TeamCity
1 2 (33.33%) Git (software)
1 2 (33.33%) JBehave
1 2 (33.33%) Mockito
1 2 (33.33%) Cucumber
General
1 2 (33.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (66.67%) Consultant
2 2 (33.33%) Project Manager
2 2 (33.33%) Programme Manager
2 2 (33.33%) Developer
2 2 (33.33%) Senior Consultant
2 2 (33.33%) Senior Developer
2 2 (33.33%) Technical Consultant
2 2 (33.33%) Java Developer
2 2 (33.33%) IT Project Manager
2 2 (33.33%) Oracle Consultant
2 2 (33.33%) Java Consultant
2 2 (33.33%) IT Programme Manager
2 2 (33.33%) Senior Java Developer
2 2 (33.33%) Oracle Technical Consultant
2 2 (33.33%) ERP Consultant
2 2 (33.33%) Senior Java Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (33.33%) EclipseLink
1 2 (33.33%) Middleware
1 2 (33.33%) HTML
1 2 (33.33%) Hibernate
1 2 (33.33%) Spring
1 2 (33.33%) Java EE
1 2 (33.33%) iBATIS
1 2 (33.33%) CSS
1 2 (33.33%) SOAP
1 2 (33.33%) XML
1 2 (33.33%) JMS
1 2 (33.33%) RESTful
1 2 (33.33%) HTML5
1 2 (33.33%) Backbone.js
1 2 (33.33%) KnockoutJS
1 2 (33.33%) Sass
1 2 (33.33%) LESS
1 2 (33.33%) AngularJS
Operating Systems
1 2 (33.33%) Windows Vista
1 2 (33.33%) UNIX
1 2 (33.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (100.00%) Data Protection
2 2 (33.33%) Mentoring
2 2 (33.33%) Change Management
2 2 (33.33%) Risk Management
2 2 (33.33%) Workflow
2 2 (33.33%) Risk Assessment
2 2 (33.33%) Information Security
2 2 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (33.33%) TDD
2 2 (33.33%) Risk Analysis
2 2 (33.33%) Unit Testing
2 2 (33.33%) Integration Testing
2 2 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
2 2 (33.33%) System Testing
2 2 (33.33%) ERP
2 2 (33.33%) Business Intelligence
2 2 (33.33%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 4 (66.67%) Java
2 2 (33.33%) JavaScript
2 2 (33.33%) PL/SQL
2 2 (33.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (33.33%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (33.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 2 (33.33%) QA
Vendors
1 4 (66.67%) Oracle
1 4 (66.67%) Microsoft