The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Bedford with a requirement for Data Protection skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Data Protection over the 3 months to 24 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Data Protection
Bedfordshire / Bedford
Rank 27 28 -
Rank change year-on-year +1 -  
Permanent jobs citing Data Protection 6 10 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Bedford 4.48% 5.59% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.56% 5.81% -
Number of salaries quoted 6 9 0
Median salary £37,500 £50,000 -
Median salary % change year-on-year -25.00% -  
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% -9.09%  

Data Protection is in the process and methodology skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Bedford with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Process & Methodology Skills
Bedford
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 108 172 254
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Bedford 80.60% 96.09% 90.71%
Number of salaries quoted 88 150 199
Median salary £40,000 £45,000 £45,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -11.11% -1.09%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £35,000 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £72,500 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,000
% change year-on-year - +4.65%  

Data Protection
Job Vacancy Trend in Bedford

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Bedford citing Data Protection as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Job vacancy trend for Data Protection in Bedford

Data Protection
Salary Trend in Bedford

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

Salary trend for Data Protection in Bedford

Data Protection
Salary Histogram in Bedford

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Data Protection in Bedford over the 3 months to 24 March 2017.

Salary histogram for Data Protection in Bedford

Data Protection
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedford

For the 6 months to 24 March 2017, IT jobs citing Data Protection also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Bedford region with a requirement for Data Protection.

1 5 (62.50%) SQL
1 5 (62.50%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (50.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (50.00%) C#
2 4 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 4 (50.00%) IIS
2 4 (50.00%) Windows
3 3 (37.50%) Microsoft
3 3 (37.50%) Test Automation
3 3 (37.50%) QA
3 3 (37.50%) Selenium
3 3 (37.50%) PowerShell
3 3 (37.50%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (37.50%) Windows Server 2012
3 3 (37.50%) BDD
3 3 (37.50%) Windows Server
4 2 (25.00%) API Testing
4 2 (25.00%) Appium
4 2 (25.00%) Continuous Delivery
4 2 (25.00%) Xamarin
4 2 (25.00%) Amazon RDS
4 2 (25.00%) Mobile App
4 2 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2010
4 2 (25.00%) Trend Analysis
4 2 (25.00%) SoapUI
4 2 (25.00%) ITIL V3
4 2 (25.00%) High Availability
4 2 (25.00%) Performance Improvement
4 2 (25.00%) SpecFlow
4 2 (25.00%) Gherkin

Data Protection
Top Related IT Skills in Bedford by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 4 (50.00%) IIS
2 2 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2010
2 2 (25.00%) MS Exchange
2 2 (25.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (12.50%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 4 (50.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (25.00%) Office 365
3 1 (12.50%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (12.50%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (25.00%) Amazon RDS
2 2 (25.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (12.50%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 3 (37.50%) Selenium
2 2 (25.00%) Appium
2 2 (25.00%) NUnit
2 2 (25.00%) SoapUI
2 2 (25.00%) SpecFlow
3 1 (12.50%) WebDriver
General
1 1 (12.50%) Finance
Job Titles
1 1 (12.50%) .NET Developer
1 1 (12.50%) Automation Tester
1 1 (12.50%) Azure Engineer
1 1 (12.50%) C# .NET Developer
1 1 (12.50%) C# Developer
1 1 (12.50%) Developer
1 1 (12.50%) DevOps Engineer
1 1 (12.50%) Infrastructure Engineer
1 1 (12.50%) Lead DevOps
1 1 (12.50%) Lead DevOps Engineer
1 1 (12.50%) Senior Automation Tester
1 1 (12.50%) Senior DevOps
1 1 (12.50%) Senior DevOps Engineer
1 1 (12.50%) Senior Tester
1 1 (12.50%) Support Technician
1 1 (12.50%) Team Leader
1 1 (12.50%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (25.00%) .NET
1 2 (25.00%) Gherkin
2 1 (12.50%) ASP.NET
2 1 (12.50%) ASP.NET MVC
2 1 (12.50%) ASP.NET MVC 5
2 1 (12.50%) CSS
2 1 (12.50%) CSS3
2 1 (12.50%) HTML
2 1 (12.50%) HTML5
2 1 (12.50%) jQuery
2 1 (12.50%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (25.00%) Management Information System
1 2 (25.00%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 4 (50.00%) Windows
2 3 (37.50%) Windows Server
2 3 (37.50%) Windows Server 2008
2 3 (37.50%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (62.50%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (37.50%) BDD
2 3 (37.50%) Test Automation
3 2 (25.00%) Agile Testing
3 2 (25.00%) API Testing
3 2 (25.00%) Capacity Planning
3 2 (25.00%) Continuous Delivery
3 2 (25.00%) Data Modelling
3 2 (25.00%) High Availability
3 2 (25.00%) Information Management
3 2 (25.00%) ITIL
3 2 (25.00%) ITIL V3
3 2 (25.00%) OO
3 2 (25.00%) Performance Improvement
3 2 (25.00%) Software Engineering
3 2 (25.00%) TDD
3 2 (25.00%) Trend Analysis
4 1 (12.50%) DevOps
4 1 (12.50%) MVC
4 1 (12.50%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 5 (62.50%) SQL
2 4 (50.00%) C#
3 3 (37.50%) PowerShell
4 2 (25.00%) VBScript
5 1 (12.50%) JavaScript
5 1 (12.50%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (25.00%) MCP
1 2 (25.00%) MCSA
1 2 (25.00%) MCSE
1 2 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (37.50%) QA
2 2 (25.00%) SLA
3 1 (12.50%) SDET
Vendors
1 3 (37.50%) Microsoft
2 2 (25.00%) Xamarin
3 1 (12.50%) Oracle