The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Bedfordshire 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 29 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Data Protection
East of England / Bedfordshire
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 60 56 86
Rank change year-on-year -4 +30  
Permanent jobs citing Data Protection 8 36 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Bedfordshire 1.23% 4.27% 0.18%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.37% 4.58% 0.20%
Number of salaries quoted 6 32 2
Median salary £35,000 £47,500 £46,250
Median salary % change year-on-year -26.31% +2.70%  
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £30,000 £45,250
10% offered a salary of more than £47,750 £52,500 £47,250
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £44,500
% change year-on-year +6.25% -10.11%  

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 Bedfordshire with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Process & Methodology Skills
Bedfordshire
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 584 786 981
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Bedfordshire 89.85% 93.24% 87.82%
Number of salaries quoted 429 639 726
Median salary £47,500 £50,000 £46,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.00% +8.69%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £37,500 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £68,300 £72,500 £75,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,000
% change year-on-year - +4.65%  

Data Protection
Job Vacancy Trend in Bedfordshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Bedfordshire 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 Bedfordshire

Data Protection
Salary Trend in Bedfordshire

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

Salary trend for Data Protection in Bedfordshire

Data Protection
Salary Histogram in Bedfordshire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Data Protection in Bedfordshire over the 3 months to 29 March 2017.

Salary histogram for Data Protection in Bedfordshire

Data Protection
Job Locations in Bedfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Data Protection within the Bedfordshire region over the 3 months to 29 March 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Bedford 0 5 £35,000 -31.03%
Luton +1 2 - -
Data Protection
East of England

For the 6 months to 29 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 Bedfordshire region with a requirement for Data Protection.

1 7 (43.75%) SQL
2 6 (37.50%) .NET
2 6 (37.50%) Microsoft
3 5 (31.25%) SQL Server
3 5 (31.25%) C#
3 5 (31.25%) Windows
3 5 (31.25%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (25.00%) IIS
4 4 (25.00%) MS Excel
4 4 (25.00%) Microsoft Azure
5 3 (18.75%) BDD
5 3 (18.75%) Windows Server 2012
5 3 (18.75%) Windows Server
5 3 (18.75%) QA
5 3 (18.75%) Selenium
5 3 (18.75%) PowerShell
5 3 (18.75%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (18.75%) Test Automation
6 2 (12.50%) SLA
6 2 (12.50%) SQL Server 2008
6 2 (12.50%) jQuery
6 2 (12.50%) Information Management
6 2 (12.50%) Software Engineering
6 2 (12.50%) Degree
6 2 (12.50%) Management Information System
6 2 (12.50%) Finance
6 2 (12.50%) TDD
6 2 (12.50%) NUnit
6 2 (12.50%) Microsoft Certification
6 2 (12.50%) SharePoint

Data Protection
Co-occurring IT Skills in Bedfordshire 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 (25.00%) IIS
2 2 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2010
2 2 (12.50%) MS Exchange
2 2 (12.50%) SharePoint
Applications
1 4 (25.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (6.25%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 4 (25.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (12.50%) Office 365
3 1 (6.25%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (6.25%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (31.25%) SQL Server
2 2 (12.50%) Amazon RDS
2 2 (12.50%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (6.25%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 3 (18.75%) Selenium
2 2 (12.50%) Appium
2 2 (12.50%) NUnit
2 2 (12.50%) SoapUI
2 2 (12.50%) SpecFlow
3 1 (6.25%) Visual Studio
3 1 (6.25%) WebDriver
General
1 2 (12.50%) Finance
2 1 (6.25%) Advertising
2 1 (6.25%) Legal
2 1 (6.25%) Marketing
2 1 (6.25%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 3 (18.75%) Analyst
1 3 (18.75%) Service Analyst
1 3 (18.75%) Service Desk Analyst
2 2 (12.50%) .NET Developer
2 2 (12.50%) Developer
2 2 (12.50%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 2 (12.50%) Junior
3 1 (6.25%) Applications Engineer
3 1 (6.25%) Applications Support
3 1 (6.25%) Applications Support Engineer
3 1 (6.25%) Automation Tester
3 1 (6.25%) C# Developer
3 1 (6.25%) Junior Analyst
3 1 (6.25%) Senior Automation Tester
3 1 (6.25%) Senior Tester
3 1 (6.25%) Service Desk Engineer
3 1 (6.25%) Support Engineer
3 1 (6.25%) Support Technician
3 1 (6.25%) Team Leader
3 1 (6.25%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (37.50%) .NET
2 2 (12.50%) ASP.NET
2 2 (12.50%) CSS
2 2 (12.50%) Gherkin
2 2 (12.50%) HTML
2 2 (12.50%) jQuery
3 1 (6.25%) Ajax
3 1 (6.25%) AngularJS
3 1 (6.25%) ASP.NET MVC
3 1 (6.25%) ASP.NET MVC 5
3 1 (6.25%) CSS3
3 1 (6.25%) HTML5
3 1 (6.25%) JSON
3 1 (6.25%) REST
3 1 (6.25%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (12.50%) Management Information System
1 2 (12.50%) Mobile App
2 1 (6.25%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (6.25%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 5 (31.25%) Windows
2 3 (18.75%) Windows Server
2 3 (18.75%) Windows Server 2008
2 3 (18.75%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (31.25%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (18.75%) BDD
2 3 (18.75%) Test Automation
3 2 (12.50%) Agile Testing
3 2 (12.50%) API Testing
3 2 (12.50%) Capacity Planning
3 2 (12.50%) Continuous Delivery
3 2 (12.50%) Data Modelling
3 2 (12.50%) High Availability
3 2 (12.50%) Information Management
3 2 (12.50%) ITIL
3 2 (12.50%) ITIL V3
3 2 (12.50%) OO
3 2 (12.50%) Performance Improvement
3 2 (12.50%) Software Engineering
3 2 (12.50%) TDD
3 2 (12.50%) Trend Analysis
4 1 (6.25%) CRM
4 1 (6.25%) E-Commerce
4 1 (6.25%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (43.75%) SQL
2 5 (31.25%) C#
3 3 (18.75%) PowerShell
4 2 (12.50%) JavaScript
4 2 (12.50%) T-SQL
4 2 (12.50%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 2 (12.50%) Degree
1 2 (12.50%) MCP
1 2 (12.50%) MCSA
1 2 (12.50%) MCSE
1 2 (12.50%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (18.75%) QA
2 2 (12.50%) SLA
3 1 (6.25%) SDET
System Software
1 1 (6.25%) Active Directory
1 1 (6.25%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 6 (37.50%) Microsoft
2 2 (12.50%) Xamarin
3 1 (6.25%) Oracle
3 1 (6.25%) VMware