The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Data Protection Act in IT jobs advertised for the South Yorkshire region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Data Protection Act over the 3 months to 21 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
21 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Data Protection Act (DPA)
Yorkshire / South Yorkshire
Rank - 79 91
Permanent jobs citing Data Protection Act 0 2 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Yorkshire - 0.26% 0.11%
As % of the Miscellaneous category - 0.78% 0.38%
Number of salaries quoted 0 2 1
Median salary - £50,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +25.00%
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
- -5.55%

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

Miscellaneous Category
South Yorkshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
185 256 265
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Yorkshire 29.70% 32.86% 30.39%
Number of salaries quoted 150 211 227
Median salary £35,000 £36,536 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-4.20% +4.38%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £22,400 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £59,750 £45,000 £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 South Yorkshire

The demand trend of job ads across the South Yorkshire 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 South Yorkshire

Data Protection Act
Salary Trend in South Yorkshire

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

Data Protection Act Salary Trend in South Yorkshire