The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Data Protection Act in IT jobs advertised for the Reading region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Data Protection Act over the 3 months to 29 April 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
29 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Data Protection Act (DPA)
Rank 130 139 141
Rank change year-on-year
+9 +2
Permanent jobs citing Data Protection Act 3 18 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 0.16% 0.73% 0.33%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.39% 1.97% 0.82%
Number of salaries quoted 3 6 2
Average salary £29,750 £62,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-52.40% +56.25%
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,500 £36,500
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +13.69%
Data Protection Act
Berkshire

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

Miscellaneous Category
Reading
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
769 916 974
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 40.56% 37.10% 40.00%
Number of salaries quoted 654 601 688
Average salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £28,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £65,000 £80,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

Data Protection Act
Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

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

Data Protection Act Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

Data Protection Act
Salary Trend in Reading

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

Data Protection Act Salary Trend in Reading

Data Protection Act
Salary Histogram in Reading

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Data Protection Act across the Reading region over the 3 months to 29 April 2016.

Data Protection Act Salary Histogram in Reading

Data Protection Act
Top 21 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, IT jobs across the Reading 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 3 (100.00%) Data Protection
2 2 (66.67%) Customer Insight
2 2 (66.67%) Analytics
2 2 (66.67%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (66.67%) Process Improvement
2 2 (66.67%) MS Access
2 2 (66.67%) Data Modelling
2 2 (66.67%) BusinessObjects
2 2 (66.67%) SPSS
2 2 (66.67%) Stakeholder Management
2 2 (66.67%) Minitab
2 2 (66.67%) Statistical Analysis
2 2 (66.67%) Degree
2 2 (66.67%) Mathematics
3 1 (33.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (33.33%) Information Security
3 1 (33.33%) CISM
3 1 (33.33%) Finance
3 1 (33.33%) CISSP
3 1 (33.33%) ISACA
3 1 (33.33%) PCI DSS

Data Protection Act
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, IT jobs across the Reading 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.

Applications
1 2 (66.67%) SPSS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (66.67%) BusinessObjects
1 2 (66.67%) MS Access
General
1 1 (33.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Analyst
1 2 (66.67%) Customer Analyst
1 2 (66.67%) Customer Insight Analyst
1 2 (66.67%) Insight Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Information Manager
2 1 (33.33%) Information Security Manager
2 1 (33.33%) Security Manager
Miscellaneous
1 2 (66.67%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (66.67%) Mathematics
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) Data Protection
2 2 (66.67%) Analytics
2 2 (66.67%) Customer Insight
2 2 (66.67%) Data Modelling
2 2 (66.67%) Process Improvement
2 2 (66.67%) Stakeholder Management
2 2 (66.67%) Statistical Analysis
3 1 (33.33%) Information Security
Qualifications
1 2 (66.67%) Degree
2 1 (33.33%) CISM
2 1 (33.33%) CISSP
2 1 (33.33%) ISACA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (33.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (33.33%) PCI DSS
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) Minitab