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 salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Data Protection Act over the 3 months to 10 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
10 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Data Protection Act (DPA)
Rank - 22 -
Permanent jobs citing Data Protection Act 0 2 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northern Ireland - 2.04% -
As % of the Miscellaneous category - 6.25% -
Number of salaries quoted 0 2 0
Median salary - £50,000 -
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £42,500 £36,250
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +17.24%
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
63 32 63
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northern Ireland 36.63% 32.65% 51.22%
Number of salaries quoted 51 25 18
Median salary £35,000 £42,500 £30,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-17.64% +39.34%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £28,500 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £45,000 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

Data Protection Act
Jobs Demand Trend in Northern Ireland

The demand trend of job ads across the Northern Ireland region citing Data Protection Act as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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