The first table below looks at the prevalence of the term Data Protection Act in IT jobs advertised for the West Midlands region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Data Protection Act over the 3 months to 23 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all terms in our Miscellaneous category for the West Midlands region.

Location
3 months to
23 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Data Protection Act (DPA)
Rank 191 199 186
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -13
Permanent jobs citing Data Protection Act 9 2 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.18% 0.039% 0.065%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.72% 0.17% 0.27%
Number of salaries quoted 7 2 1
Average salary £60,000 £17,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+242.85% -65.00%
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £35,000 £48,750
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -28.20%
Miscellaneous Category
West Midlands
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
1242 1196 1128
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 24.90% 23.54% 24.30%
Number of salaries quoted 1044 1023 933
Average salary £40,000 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £39,850
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -5.89%
Data Protection Act
England

Data Protection Act
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

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

Data Protection Act Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

Data Protection Act
Salary Trend in the West Midlands

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

Data Protection Act Salary Trend in the West Midlands

Data Protection Act
Job Locations in the West Midlands

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 West Midlands region over the 3 months to 23 April 2014. 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
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Job
Vacancies
Staffordshire - 6 £60,000 -
Worcestershire - 2 - -
Warwickshire - 1 £50,000 -
Data Protection Act
England

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

For the 6 months to 23 April 2014, IT jobs across the West Midlands 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 36 (100.00%) Data Protection
2 27 (75.00%) SQL Server
3 26 (72.22%) SQL
4 20 (55.56%) .NET
5 16 (44.44%) Finance
5 16 (44.44%) ASP.NET
6 14 (38.89%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 14 (38.89%) Web Development
7 13 (36.11%) Security Testing
7 13 (36.11%) PCI DSS
7 13 (36.11%) T-SQL
7 13 (36.11%) Ethical Hacking
8 12 (33.33%) Remedy
8 12 (33.33%) SQL Server 2012
9 9 (25.00%) SQL Server 2008
9 9 (25.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 9 (25.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 9 (25.00%) ETL
10 6 (16.67%) Information Security
11 4 (11.11%) Penetration Testing
11 4 (11.11%) C#
11 4 (11.11%) HTML
11 4 (11.11%) SAP
11 4 (11.11%) Wireshark
12 3 (8.33%) WPF
12 3 (8.33%) Drupal
12 3 (8.33%) jQuery
12 3 (8.33%) Agile Software Development
12 3 (8.33%) Marketing
12 3 (8.33%) Business Objects

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

For the 6 months to 23 April 2014, IT jobs across the West Midlands 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 3 (8.33%) Drupal
2 1 (2.78%) IBM Notes
2 1 (2.78%) Lotus Domino
2 1 (2.78%) SharePoint
2 1 (2.78%) SAS
Applications
1 1 (2.78%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (2.78%) Tridion
1 1 (2.78%) SAP CRM
Communications & Networking
1 4 (11.11%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (75.00%) SQL Server
2 12 (33.33%) SQL Server 2012
3 9 (25.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 9 (25.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 9 (25.00%) SQL Server 2008
4 3 (8.33%) BusinessObjects
5 1 (2.78%) SAP BW
5 1 (2.78%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (2.78%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 3 (8.33%) Visual Studio
1 3 (8.33%) Toad
General
1 16 (44.44%) Finance
2 3 (8.33%) Marketing
3 1 (2.78%) Legal
Job Titles
1 18 (50.00%) Developer
2 13 (36.11%) Security Specialist
3 11 (30.56%) SQL Developer
4 10 (27.78%) Applications Specialist
4 10 (27.78%) Application Security Specialist
5 9 (25.00%) SQL Server Developer
6 6 (16.67%) SQL DBA
6 6 (16.67%) SQL Server DBA
6 6 (16.67%) DBA
7 5 (13.89%) .NET Developer
8 3 (8.33%) C# Developer
8 3 (8.33%) Lead Developer
8 3 (8.33%) ASP.NET Developer
8 3 (8.33%) C# ASP.NET Developer
8 3 (8.33%) C# .NET Developer
9 2 (5.56%) PL/SQL Developer
9 2 (5.56%) Senior Developer
10 1 (2.78%) Systems Support
10 1 (2.78%) Support Analyst
10 1 (2.78%) Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (55.56%) .NET
2 16 (44.44%) ASP.NET
3 4 (11.11%) HTML
4 3 (8.33%) CSS
4 3 (8.33%) MSMQ
4 3 (8.33%) LAMP
4 3 (8.33%) WPF
4 3 (8.33%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 3 (8.33%) N-Tier
2 2 (5.56%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 3 (8.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (100.00%) Data Protection
2 14 (38.89%) Web Development
3 13 (36.11%) Security Testing
3 13 (36.11%) Ethical Hacking
4 9 (25.00%) ETL
5 6 (16.67%) Information Security
6 4 (11.11%) Penetration Testing
7 3 (8.33%) Agile Software Development
7 3 (8.33%) UML
7 3 (8.33%) OO
7 3 (8.33%) Business Intelligence
8 1 (2.78%) Information Security Management
8 1 (2.78%) Security Management
8 1 (2.78%) Risk Assessment
8 1 (2.78%) CRM
8 1 (2.78%) Incident Management
8 1 (2.78%) ISMS
8 1 (2.78%) CQRS
Programming Languages
1 26 (72.22%) SQL
2 13 (36.11%) T-SQL
3 4 (11.11%) C#
4 3 (8.33%) PHP
4 3 (8.33%) PL/SQL
4 3 (8.33%) VB.NET
4 3 (8.33%) Ruby
5 1 (2.78%) C
5 1 (2.78%) ABAP
5 1 (2.78%) Java
5 1 (2.78%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 2 (5.56%) Degree
2 1 (2.78%) CISM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (38.89%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 13 (36.11%) PCI DSS
3 3 (8.33%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 3 (8.33%) Basel II
Vendors
1 12 (33.33%) Remedy
2 4 (11.11%) SAP
3 3 (8.33%) Microsoft
3 3 (8.33%) Oracle
3 3 (8.33%) Business Objects
4 1 (2.78%) Lotus
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Strategic Insights Ltd
Salary: From £45,000 to £50,000 per annum plus bonus & benefits
Posted: 3 hours ago
Willenhall, West Midlands (County)
EasyWebRecruitment.com
Salary: £25,000 to £35,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Staffordshire
Venn Group - UK
Salary: 20000-23000 Per Annum
Posted: 7 days ago
Birmingham
Jagger Talent Commercial Recruiters
Salary: £50,000 - £60,000 per year
Posted: 15 days ago