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 24 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Data Protection Act (DPA)
Rank 62 67 55
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -12
Permanent jobs citing Data Protection Act 5 10 19
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Suffolk 0.80% 1.69% 2.91%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 2.07% 4.42% 8.09%
Number of salaries quoted 5 6 19
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £36,000 £30,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £39,000 £55,000 £38,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+10.66% +7.14%
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
241 226 235
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Suffolk 38.50% 38.31% 36.04%
Number of salaries quoted 212 167 218
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £33,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +19.40%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £25,000 £23,200
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £45,000 £48,650
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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
Job Locations in Suffolk

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 Suffolk region over the 3 months to 24 April 2015. 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
Ipswich +5 5 £37,500 +15.38%
Data Protection Act
East of England

Data Protection Act
Top 26 Related IT Skills in Suffolk

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 6 (100.00%) Data Protection
2 5 (83.33%) OO
2 5 (83.33%) C#
3 4 (66.67%) HTML
3 4 (66.67%) CSS
3 4 (66.67%) JavaScript
3 4 (66.67%) Software Engineering
3 4 (66.67%) HTML5
3 4 (66.67%) CSS3
4 3 (50.00%) Games
5 2 (33.33%) Java
5 2 (33.33%) Ruby
5 2 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
6 1 (16.67%) Ruby on Rails
6 1 (16.67%) ISTQB
6 1 (16.67%) QA
6 1 (16.67%) Selenium
6 1 (16.67%) Test Scripting
6 1 (16.67%) Manual Testing
6 1 (16.67%) Cucumber
6 1 (16.67%) C++
6 1 (16.67%) UNIX
6 1 (16.67%) Linux
6 1 (16.67%) OOP
6 1 (16.67%) .NET
6 1 (16.67%) Python

Data Protection Act
Top Related IT Skills in Suffolk by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 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.

Development Applications
1 1 (16.67%) Selenium
1 1 (16.67%) Cucumber
General
1 3 (50.00%) Games
Job Titles
1 6 (100.00%) Developer
2 5 (83.33%) Software Developer
3 4 (66.67%) Software Engineer
4 3 (50.00%) AWS Developer
5 1 (16.67%) .NET Developer
5 1 (16.67%) C# Developer
5 1 (16.67%) C# Software Engineer
5 1 (16.67%) .NET Software Engineer
5 1 (16.67%) C# Software Developer
5 1 (16.67%) C# .NET Developer
5 1 (16.67%) .NET Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (66.67%) HTML
1 4 (66.67%) CSS
1 4 (66.67%) HTML5
1 4 (66.67%) CSS3
2 1 (16.67%) Ruby on Rails
2 1 (16.67%) .NET
Operating Systems
1 1 (16.67%) UNIX
1 1 (16.67%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (100.00%) Data Protection
2 5 (83.33%) OO
3 4 (66.67%) Software Engineering
4 2 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (16.67%) Test Scripting
5 1 (16.67%) Manual Testing
5 1 (16.67%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 5 (83.33%) C#
2 4 (66.67%) JavaScript
3 2 (33.33%) Java
3 2 (33.33%) Ruby
4 1 (16.67%) Python
4 1 (16.67%) C++
Qualifications
1 1 (16.67%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (16.67%) QA