The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Data Protection Act in IT jobs advertised for the Sheffield region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Data Protection Act over the 3 months to 18 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
18 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Data Protection Act (DPA)
South Yorkshire / Sheffield
Rank - - 82
Permanent jobs citing Data Protection Act 0 0 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Sheffield - - 0.14%
As % of the Miscellaneous category - - 0.39%
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 1
Median salary - - £27,500
UK excluding London median salary £43,000 £40,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+7.50% -11.11%

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

Miscellaneous Category
Sheffield
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
150 190 259
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Sheffield 32.82% 34.48% 35.97%
Number of salaries quoted 127 166 228
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £20,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £47,500 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

Data Protection Act
Jobs Demand Trend in Sheffield

The demand trend of job ads across the Sheffield 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 Sheffield

Data Protection Act
Salary Trend in Sheffield

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

Data Protection Act Salary Trend in Sheffield