The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Data Protection Act in IT jobs advertised for the Somerset region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Data Protection Act over the 3 months to 8 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
8 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Data Protection Act (DPA)
Rank - - -
Permanent jobs citing Data Protection Act 0 0 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Somerset - - -
As % of the Miscellaneous category - - -
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 0
Average salary - - -
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £35,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+35.71% -12.50%
Data Protection Act
South West

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

Miscellaneous Category
Somerset
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
157 288 215
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Somerset 26.48% 34.78% 35.60%
Number of salaries quoted 132 252 175
Average salary £37,500 £32,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+15.38% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £21,000 £23,150
10% offered a salary of more than £49,800 £50,000 £48,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

Data Protection Act
Jobs Demand Trend in Somerset

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

Data Protection Act Jobs Demand Trend in Somerset

Data Protection Act
Salary Trend in Somerset

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

Data Protection Act Salary Trend in Somerset

Data Protection Act
Top 28 Related IT Skills in Somerset

For the 6 months to 8 July 2015, IT jobs across the Somerset 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 1 (100.00%) HTML
1 1 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 1 (100.00%) Perl
1 1 (100.00%) PHP
1 1 (100.00%) MySQL
1 1 (100.00%) CSS
1 1 (100.00%) SOAP
1 1 (100.00%) Web Services
1 1 (100.00%) Linux
1 1 (100.00%) OO
1 1 (100.00%) Flash
1 1 (100.00%) Middleware
1 1 (100.00%) Service Delivery
1 1 (100.00%) LAMP
1 1 (100.00%) Games
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) IPTV
1 1 (100.00%) Social Network
1 1 (100.00%) Apache Flex
1 1 (100.00%) PHP5
1 1 (100.00%) jQuery
1 1 (100.00%) System Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Data Protection
1 1 (100.00%) PCI DSS
1 1 (100.00%) Yii
1 1 (100.00%) Facebook
1 1 (100.00%) Twitter
1 1 (100.00%) User Experience

Data Protection Act
Top Related IT Skills in Somerset by Category

For the 6 months to 8 July 2015, IT jobs across the Somerset 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.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) MySQL
General
1 1 (100.00%) Games
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Developer
1 1 (100.00%) PHP Developer
1 1 (100.00%) PHP LAMP Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) HTML
1 1 (100.00%) CSS
1 1 (100.00%) SOAP
1 1 (100.00%) Web Services
1 1 (100.00%) Flash
1 1 (100.00%) Middleware
1 1 (100.00%) LAMP
1 1 (100.00%) Apache Flex
1 1 (100.00%) jQuery
1 1 (100.00%) Yii
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) IPTV
1 1 (100.00%) Social Network
1 1 (100.00%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) OO
1 1 (100.00%) Service Delivery
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) System Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Data Protection
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 1 (100.00%) Perl
1 1 (100.00%) PHP
1 1 (100.00%) PHP5
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (100.00%) PCI DSS
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Facebook
1 1 (100.00%) Twitter