The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Data Protection Act in IT jobs advertised for the Scotland region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Data Protection Act over the 3 months to 26 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
26 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Data Protection Act (DPA)
Rank 154 - 157
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing Data Protection Act 6 0 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 0.19% - 0.063%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.56% - 0.19%
Number of salaries quoted 1 0 2
Average salary £29,675 - £39,250
UK excluding London average salary £33,000 £35,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-5.71% -12.50%
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 Scotland region.

Miscellaneous Category
Scotland
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
1069 1276 1047
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 33.56% 38.34% 33.19%
Number of salaries quoted 706 794 645
Average salary £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.88% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £27,500 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Data Protection Act
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

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

Data Protection Act Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

Data Protection Act
Salary Trend in Scotland

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

Data Protection Act Salary Trend in Scotland

Data Protection Act
Job Locations in Scotland

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 Scotland region over the 3 months to 26 November 2014. 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
Aberdeen - 5 - -
Argyll and Bute - 1 £29,675 -
Data Protection Act
UK

Data Protection Act
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 26 November 2014, IT jobs across the Scotland 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 12 (100.00%) Data Protection
2 10 (83.33%) ITIL
2 10 (83.33%) SQL
2 10 (83.33%) Oracle
2 10 (83.33%) SLA
3 6 (50.00%) Business Intelligence
4 5 (41.67%) Oracle General Ledger
4 5 (41.67%) Oracle Database
4 5 (41.67%) Oracle BI Publisher
4 5 (41.67%) Oracle Payables
4 5 (41.67%) Procure-to-pay
4 5 (41.67%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
4 5 (41.67%) Oracle Receivables
4 5 (41.67%) Oracle Cash Management
4 5 (41.67%) Microsoft
4 5 (41.67%) OCP
4 5 (41.67%) Oracle Certification
4 5 (41.67%) ITIL Certification
4 5 (41.67%) Project Management
4 5 (41.67%) CSS
4 5 (41.67%) XML
4 5 (41.67%) XSL
4 5 (41.67%) Oracle Forms
4 5 (41.67%) Oracle Reports
4 5 (41.67%) Oracle 11i
4 5 (41.67%) MS Excel
4 5 (41.67%) CRM
4 5 (41.67%) Data Modelling
4 5 (41.67%) ISO 9001
4 5 (41.67%) Service Management

Data Protection Act
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 26 November 2014, IT jobs across the Scotland 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 5 (41.67%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 5 (41.67%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 5 (41.67%) Oracle 11i
1 5 (41.67%) Oracle EBS
1 5 (41.67%) Oracle iRecruitment
1 5 (41.67%) Oracle General Ledger
1 5 (41.67%) Oracle EBS R12
1 5 (41.67%) Oracle iProcurement
1 5 (41.67%) Oracle Payables
1 5 (41.67%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
1 5 (41.67%) Oracle Receivables
1 5 (41.67%) Oracle Cash Management
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (41.67%) Oracle Reports
1 5 (41.67%) Oracle Database
1 5 (41.67%) Oracle BI Publisher
Development Applications
1 5 (41.67%) Oracle Forms
1 5 (41.67%) Oracle APEX
General
1 5 (41.67%) Finance
1 5 (41.67%) Manufacturing
1 5 (41.67%) General Ledger
1 5 (41.67%) Marketing
2 1 (8.33%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 5 (41.67%) Oracle DBA
1 5 (41.67%) Business Consultant
1 5 (41.67%) SQL DBA
1 5 (41.67%) Senior Technical Consultant
1 5 (41.67%) Oracle Consultant
1 5 (41.67%) Senior Business Consultant
1 5 (41.67%) Oracle Technical Consultant
1 5 (41.67%) E-Business Consultant
1 5 (41.67%) Senior Oracle Consultant
1 5 (41.67%) Senior Oracle Technical Consultant
1 5 (41.67%) Senior Consultant
1 5 (41.67%) Consultant
1 5 (41.67%) DBA
1 5 (41.67%) Technical Consultant
1 5 (41.67%) Administrator
2 1 (8.33%) Data Analyst
2 1 (8.33%) Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (41.67%) HTML
1 5 (41.67%) CSS
1 5 (41.67%) XML
1 5 (41.67%) XSL
1 5 (41.67%) jQuery
1 5 (41.67%) HTML5
1 5 (41.67%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 5 (41.67%) Computer Science
1 5 (41.67%) Blog
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (100.00%) Data Protection
2 10 (83.33%) ITIL
3 6 (50.00%) Business Intelligence
4 5 (41.67%) Project Management
4 5 (41.67%) Service Management
4 5 (41.67%) Service Delivery
4 5 (41.67%) CRM
4 5 (41.67%) Data Modelling
4 5 (41.67%) Workflow
4 5 (41.67%) Cash Management
4 5 (41.67%) Capacity Planning
4 5 (41.67%) Web Development
4 5 (41.67%) Business Development
4 5 (41.67%) Load Balancing
4 5 (41.67%) Release Management
4 5 (41.67%) Procure-to-pay
5 1 (8.33%) Analytics
5 1 (8.33%) Data Validation
5 1 (8.33%) Information Assurance
5 1 (8.33%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 10 (83.33%) SQL
2 5 (41.67%) JavaScript
2 5 (41.67%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (41.67%) OCP
1 5 (41.67%) Oracle Certification
1 5 (41.67%) ITIL Certification
1 5 (41.67%) MBA
1 5 (41.67%) Degree
2 1 (8.33%) SC Cleared
2 1 (8.33%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (83.33%) SLA
2 5 (41.67%) ISO 9001
3 1 (8.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
Vendors
1 10 (83.33%) Oracle
2 5 (41.67%) Microsoft
3 1 (8.33%) Hyland