The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Data Protection Act in IT jobs advertised for the Suffolk 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 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Data Protection Act (DPA)
Rank - 55 48
Permanent jobs citing Data Protection Act 0 7 21
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Suffolk - 1.48% 3.99%
As % of the Miscellaneous category - 3.48% 10.94%
Number of salaries quoted 0 4 21
Average salary - £40,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +14.28%
UK excluding London average salary £43,507 £40,958 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+6.22% +17.02%
Data Protection Act
East of England

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

Miscellaneous Category
Suffolk
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
208 201 192
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Suffolk 38.66% 42.58% 36.50%
Number of salaries quoted 171 157 170
Average salary £37,500 £40,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £25,000 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £61,500 £45,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Data Protection Act
Jobs Demand Trend in Suffolk

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

Data Protection Act Jobs Demand Trend in Suffolk

Data Protection Act
Salary Trend in Suffolk

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

Data Protection Act Salary Trend in Suffolk

Data Protection Act
Top 28 Related IT Skills in Suffolk

For the 6 months to 5 March 2015, IT jobs across the Suffolk 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 2 (100.00%) Data Protection
2 1 (50.00%) HTML5
2 1 (50.00%) CSS3
2 1 (50.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 1 (50.00%) C#
2 1 (50.00%) HTML
2 1 (50.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (50.00%) SQL
2 1 (50.00%) MS Office
2 1 (50.00%) CSS
2 1 (50.00%) HND
2 1 (50.00%) OO
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (50.00%) ISEB
2 1 (50.00%) Finance
2 1 (50.00%) Bugzilla
2 1 (50.00%) Games
2 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (50.00%) Automated Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Software Engineering
2 1 (50.00%) Software Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Degree
2 1 (50.00%) JIRA
2 1 (50.00%) QA
2 1 (50.00%) Selenium
2 1 (50.00%) Online Games
2 1 (50.00%) Load Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Security Testing

Data Protection Act
Top Related IT Skills in Suffolk by Category

For the 6 months to 5 March 2015, IT jobs across the Suffolk 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.

Applications
1 1 (50.00%) MS Office
Development Applications
1 1 (50.00%) Bugzilla
1 1 (50.00%) JIRA
1 1 (50.00%) Selenium
General
1 1 (50.00%) Finance
1 1 (50.00%) Games
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Software Developer
1 1 (50.00%) Software Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Developer
1 1 (50.00%) Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Senior Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) QA Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Senior QA Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (50.00%) HTML
1 1 (50.00%) CSS
1 1 (50.00%) HTML5
1 1 (50.00%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Online Games
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Data Protection
2 1 (50.00%) OO
2 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (50.00%) Automated Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Software Engineering
2 1 (50.00%) Software Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Load Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Security Testing
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) C#
1 1 (50.00%) JavaScript
1 1 (50.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) HND
1 1 (50.00%) ISEB
1 1 (50.00%) Degree
1 1 (50.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (50.00%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft