The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Data Protection Act in IT jobs advertised for the South West region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Data Protection Act over the 3 months to 5 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Data Protection Act (DPA)
Rank 248 230 218
Rank change year-on-year
-18 -12
Permanent jobs citing Data Protection Act 7 16 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 0.12% 0.27% 0.22%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.30% 0.81% 0.56%
Number of salaries quoted 7 15 8
Average salary £42,500 £33,500 £75,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+26.86% -55.33%
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-5.55% -
Data Protection Act
England

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

Miscellaneous Category
South West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
2312 1964 2130
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 40.60% 33.36% 39.71%
Number of salaries quoted 1757 1590 1717
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,250 £24,000 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £52,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

Data Protection Act
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

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

Data Protection Act Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

Data Protection Act
Salary Trend in the South West

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

Data Protection Act Salary Trend in the South West

Data Protection Act
Salary Histogram in the South West

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Data Protection Act across the South West region over the 3 months to 5 February 2016.

Data Protection Act Salary Histogram in the South West

Data Protection Act
Job Locations in the South West

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 South West region over the 3 months to 5 February 2016. 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
Wiltshire - 4 £43,750 - 2
Bristol - 3 £32,500 -
Data Protection Act
England

Data Protection Act
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT jobs across the South West 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 15 (100.00%) Data Protection
2 7 (46.67%) SQL
2 7 (46.67%) Finance
3 6 (40.00%) Coaching
3 6 (40.00%) Analytical Skills
4 5 (33.33%) OLAP Cube
4 5 (33.33%) Analytics
4 5 (33.33%) Statistical Analysis
4 5 (33.33%) Statistics
4 5 (33.33%) SQL Server
4 5 (33.33%) OLAP
4 5 (33.33%) Data Warehouse
4 5 (33.33%) Microsoft
4 5 (33.33%) Business Intelligence
4 5 (33.33%) Internet
5 4 (26.67%) Disaster Recovery
5 4 (26.67%) SAS
5 4 (26.67%) C
5 4 (26.67%) Mathematics
5 4 (26.67%) Validation
5 4 (26.67%) Retail
5 4 (26.67%) SAS EBI
6 3 (20.00%) HMG Security Policy Framework
6 3 (20.00%) GPG13
6 3 (20.00%) ACF2
6 3 (20.00%) Business Continuity
6 3 (20.00%) Legal
6 3 (20.00%) CRAMM
6 3 (20.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 3 (20.00%) CESG

Data Protection Act
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT jobs across the South West 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 4 (26.67%) SAS
2 1 (6.67%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (6.67%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 5 (33.33%) Internet
2 3 (20.00%) Extranet
2 3 (20.00%) Intranet
3 1 (6.67%) PBX
3 1 (6.67%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (33.33%) Data Warehouse
1 5 (33.33%) OLAP
1 5 (33.33%) OLAP Cube
1 5 (33.33%) SQL Server
2 4 (26.67%) SAS EBI
3 2 (13.33%) Relational Database
3 2 (13.33%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (13.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (6.67%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (6.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 1 (6.67%) JIRA
General
1 7 (46.67%) Finance
2 4 (26.67%) Retail
3 3 (20.00%) Legal
4 1 (6.67%) Back Office
4 1 (6.67%) Billing
4 1 (6.67%) Marketing
4 1 (6.67%) Multimedia
4 1 (6.67%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 8 (53.33%) Analyst
2 2 (13.33%) Administrator
2 2 (13.33%) DBA
2 2 (13.33%) IT Security Officer
2 2 (13.33%) QA Analyst
2 2 (13.33%) QA Test Analyst
2 2 (13.33%) Security Officer
2 2 (13.33%) Test Analyst
3 1 (6.67%) Applications Manager
3 1 (6.67%) Database Developer
3 1 (6.67%) Developer
3 1 (6.67%) IT Manager
3 1 (6.67%) IT Security Manager
3 1 (6.67%) Programme Manager
3 1 (6.67%) Programme Office Manager
3 1 (6.67%) Security Manager
3 1 (6.67%) SQL DBA
3 1 (6.67%) Telecoms Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (6.67%) COM
1 1 (6.67%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 6 (40.00%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (33.33%) Statistics
3 4 (26.67%) Mathematics
4 3 (20.00%) CESG
5 1 (6.67%) Client/Server
5 1 (6.67%) Management Information System
5 1 (6.67%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 1 (6.67%) Windows
1 1 (6.67%) Windows Server
1 1 (6.67%) Windows Server 2003
1 1 (6.67%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (100.00%) Data Protection
2 6 (40.00%) Coaching
3 5 (33.33%) Analytics
3 5 (33.33%) Business Intelligence
3 5 (33.33%) Statistical Analysis
4 4 (26.67%) Disaster Recovery
4 4 (26.67%) Validation
5 3 (20.00%) Business Continuity
5 3 (20.00%) CRAMM
6 2 (13.33%) Cybersecurity
6 2 (13.33%) Data Modelling
6 2 (13.33%) Information Security
6 2 (13.33%) Performance Testing
6 2 (13.33%) Test Strategy
7 1 (6.67%) Asset Management
7 1 (6.67%) Direct Marketing
7 1 (6.67%) ITIL
7 1 (6.67%) Project Management
7 1 (6.67%) Risk Management
7 1 (6.67%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (46.67%) SQL
2 4 (26.67%) C
3 2 (13.33%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (13.33%) CISA
1 2 (13.33%) CISM
1 2 (13.33%) CISSP
1 2 (13.33%) ISEB
1 2 (13.33%) MBCS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (20.00%) GPG13
1 3 (20.00%) HMG Security Policy Framework
1 3 (20.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (13.33%) QA
3 1 (6.67%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (20.00%) ACF2
Vendors
1 5 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 3 (20.00%) Oracle
Swindon, Wiltshire
Experis Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Cheltenham
Capita Defence & Security Resourcing
Salary: £27000 - £32000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Swindon, Wiltshire
Sanderson
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Redruth, Cornwall
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £17000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago