Period
to 22 July 2019

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Data Protection Act in permanent job vacancies advertised in the City of London. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Data Protection Act over the 6 months to 22 July 2019 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Data Protection Act (DPA)
Central London > City of London
6 months to
22 Jul 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 198 335 315
Rank change year-on-year +137 -20 +23
Permanent jobs citing Data Protection Act 135 26 34
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 1.31% 0.24% 0.33%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 3.13% 0.55% 0.76%
Number of salaries quoted 123 26 33
City of London median annual salary £67,500 £68,750 £71,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -1.82% -3.17% +32.71%
10th Percentile £46,250 £46,250 £48,800
90th Percentile £91,250 £83,750 £95,000
Central London median annual salary £67,500 £65,000 £67,500
% change year-on-year +3.85% -3.70% +26.17%

Data Protection Act is in the Generic IT Skills category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in the City of London with a requirement for generic IT skills.

All Generic IT Skills
City of London
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 4,312 4,713 4,462
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 41.93% 42.61% 43.13%
Number of salaries quoted 3,747 4,227 3,974
City of London median annual salary £67,500 £65,000 £62,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.85% +4.00% +8.70%
10th Percentile £36,250 £36,250 £34,325
90th Percentile £100,000 £95,000 £95,000
Central London median annual salary £65,000 £62,500 £60,000
% change year-on-year +4.00% +4.17% +4.35%

Data Protection Act
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

Job postings citing Data Protection Act as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the City of London.

Job vacancy trend for Data Protection Act in the City of London

Data Protection Act
Salary Trend in the City of London

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

Salary trend for Data Protection Act in the City of London

Data Protection Act
Salary Histogram in the City of London

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Data Protection Act in the City of London over the 6 months to 22 July 2019.

Salary histogram for Data Protection Act in the City of London

For the 6 months to 22 July 2019, IT jobs citing Data Protection Act also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the City of London region with a requirement for Data Protection Act.

1 135 (100.00%) Data Protection
2 85 (62.96%) Finance
3 42 (31.11%) Windows
4 38 (28.15%) Python
5 31 (22.96%) PowerShell
6 30 (22.22%) SQL
7 23 (17.04%) Degree
8 21 (15.56%) Unix
9 20 (14.81%) Infrastructure Engineering
10 19 (14.07%) Windows Server
11 18 (13.33%) Microsoft
12 17 (12.59%) Microsoft Azure
13 16 (11.85%) Computer Science
13 16 (11.85%) Agile Software Development
13 16 (11.85%) Active Directory
14 15 (11.11%) Linux
14 15 (11.11%) C#
14 15 (11.11%) Amazon AWS
14 15 (11.11%) Data Structures
15 14 (10.37%) Banking
15 14 (10.37%) SQL Server
15 14 (10.37%) Information Security
16 13 (9.63%) COM
16 13 (9.63%) Mentoring
17 12 (8.89%) Security Architecture
17 12 (8.89%) Hedge funds
17 12 (8.89%) Fintech
17 12 (8.89%) OO
17 12 (8.89%) .NET
17 12 (8.89%) C++

Data Protection Act
Co-occurring IT Skills in the City of London 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 2 (1.48%) IIS
1 2 (1.48%) SharePoint
1 2 (1.48%) Tomcat
1 2 (1.48%) WebSphere
Applications
1 9 (6.67%) Microsoft Office
2 8 (5.93%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (0.74%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 3 (2.22%) RMDS
2 1 (0.74%) NetSuite
2 1 (0.74%) Salesforce.com CRM
Cloud Services
1 17 (12.59%) Microsoft Azure
2 15 (11.11%) Amazon AWS
3 8 (5.93%) Office 365
4 3 (2.22%) Google Cloud Platform
5 2 (1.48%) Yammer
6 1 (0.74%) AWS CloudFormation
6 1 (0.74%) Google Analytics
6 1 (0.74%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 11 (8.15%) Firewall
2 5 (3.70%) Network Security
3 2 (1.48%) DHCP
3 2 (1.48%) DNS
3 2 (1.48%) LAN
4 1 (0.74%) FIX Connectivity
4 1 (0.74%) HTTP
4 1 (0.74%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (10.37%) SQL Server
2 6 (4.44%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 5 (3.70%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2 (1.48%) Relational Database
5 1 (0.74%) Amazon DynamoDB
5 1 (0.74%) MongoDB
5 1 (0.74%) MySQL
5 1 (0.74%) NoSQL
5 1 (0.74%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 2 (1.48%) Ant
1 2 (1.48%) CircleCI
1 2 (1.48%) Git (software)
1 2 (1.48%) Gradle
1 2 (1.48%) IBM UrbanCode
1 2 (1.48%) Jenkins
1 2 (1.48%) JIRA
1 2 (1.48%) JUnit
1 2 (1.48%) Maven
1 2 (1.48%) NUnit
1 2 (1.48%) Travis CI
2 1 (0.74%) FitNesse
2 1 (0.74%) jMock
2 1 (0.74%) Mockito
2 1 (0.74%) PHPUnit
2 1 (0.74%) SpecFlow
2 1 (0.74%) Visual Studio
2 1 (0.74%) WebDriver
General
1 85 (62.96%) Finance
2 14 (10.37%) Banking
3 12 (8.89%) Front Office
4 3 (2.22%) Financial Institution
4 3 (2.22%) Legal
4 3 (2.22%) Retail
5 2 (1.48%) Back Office
5 2 (1.48%) Investment Banking
5 2 (1.48%) Retail Banking
6 1 (0.74%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 49 (36.30%) Developer
2 23 (17.04%) Analyst
3 13 (9.63%) Python Developer
3 13 (9.63%) Windows Engineer
4 11 (8.15%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 10 (7.41%) Business Analyst
6 8 (5.93%) C# Developer
6 8 (5.93%) C++ Developer
7 7 (5.19%) Support Analyst
8 6 (4.44%) Full Stack Developer
8 6 (4.44%) Quantitative Developer
8 6 (4.44%) Service Manager
8 6 (4.44%) SQL Developer
9 5 (3.70%) Architect
9 5 (3.70%) Security Architect
9 5 (3.70%) Security Engineer
9 5 (3.70%) SSIS Developer
9 5 (3.70%) SSRS Developer
10 4 (2.96%) Server Engineer
10 4 (2.96%) Windows Server Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (9.63%) COM
2 12 (8.89%) .NET
3 7 (5.19%) AngularJS
4 5 (3.70%) HTML
4 5 (3.70%) React
5 4 (2.96%) WebSockets
6 3 (2.22%) .NET Core
6 3 (2.22%) CSS
6 3 (2.22%) FIX Protocol
6 3 (2.22%) HTML5
6 3 (2.22%) jQuery
6 3 (2.22%) REST
6 3 (2.22%) SignalR
6 3 (2.22%) WebdriverIO
7 2 (1.48%) Nightwatchjs
7 2 (1.48%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 1 (0.74%) CSS3
8 1 (0.74%) Entity Framework
8 1 (0.74%) Node.js
8 1 (0.74%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 15 (11.11%) Data Structures
2 12 (8.89%) Hedge funds
2 12 (8.89%) Management Information System
3 10 (7.41%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 9 (6.67%) Equities
5 6 (4.44%) Fixed Income
5 6 (4.44%) Greenfield Project
6 4 (2.96%) User Experience
7 2 (1.48%) Client/Server
7 2 (1.48%) Derivative
7 2 (1.48%) Equity Derivative
8 1 (0.74%) Analytical Skills
8 1 (0.74%) Credit Risk
8 1 (0.74%) Data Centre
8 1 (0.74%) Market Risk
8 1 (0.74%) Mobile App
8 1 (0.74%) Private Cloud
8 1 (0.74%) Public Cloud
8 1 (0.74%) Reinsurance
Operating Systems
1 42 (31.11%) Windows
2 21 (15.56%) Unix
3 19 (14.07%) Windows Server
4 15 (11.11%) Linux
5 10 (7.41%) Windows Server 2008
5 10 (7.41%) Windows Server 2012
6 4 (2.96%) Windows 10
6 4 (2.96%) Windows 7
7 1 (0.74%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 135 (100.00%) Data Protection
2 20 (14.81%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 16 (11.85%) Agile Software Development
3 16 (11.85%) Computer Science
4 14 (10.37%) Information Security
5 13 (9.63%) Mentoring
6 12 (8.89%) Fintech
6 12 (8.89%) OO
6 12 (8.89%) Project Management
6 12 (8.89%) Security Architecture
7 11 (8.15%) SIEM
7 11 (8.15%) Stakeholder Management
8 9 (6.67%) Analytics
8 9 (6.67%) Development Roadmap
8 9 (6.67%) DevOps
8 9 (6.67%) Mathematics
8 9 (6.67%) Physics
8 9 (6.67%) Problem-Solving
9 8 (5.93%) Algorithmic Trading
9 8 (5.93%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 38 (28.15%) Python
2 31 (22.96%) PowerShell
3 30 (22.22%) SQL
4 15 (11.11%) C#
5 12 (8.89%) C++
6 11 (8.15%) Java
7 9 (6.67%) JavaScript
8 8 (5.93%) VBA
9 6 (4.44%) VB
10 3 (2.22%) Perl
11 2 (1.48%) Apex Code
11 2 (1.48%) Shell Script
11 2 (1.48%) TypeScript
12 1 (0.74%) Bash Shell
12 1 (0.74%) C
12 1 (0.74%) Go
12 1 (0.74%) R
12 1 (0.74%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 23 (17.04%) Degree
2 10 (7.41%) Master's Degree
3 6 (4.44%) CISSP
4 5 (3.70%) CISM
5 4 (2.96%) CISA
5 4 (2.96%) CRISC
6 3 (2.22%) MCSE
6 3 (2.22%) Microsoft Certification
7 1 (0.74%) DBS Check
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (5.93%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 6 (4.44%) Data Quality
2 6 (4.44%) GDPR
3 5 (3.70%) QA
4 3 (2.22%) NIST
5 2 (1.48%) PCI DSS
6 1 (0.74%) COBIT
System Software
1 16 (11.85%) Active Directory
2 10 (7.41%) Hyper-V
2 10 (7.41%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (3.70%) XenApp
3 5 (3.70%) XenDesktop
4 3 (2.22%) Virtual Machines
5 2 (1.48%) Docker
Systems Management
1 10 (7.41%) SCCM
2 7 (5.19%) Ansible
3 5 (3.70%) Opscode Chef
3 5 (3.70%) Puppet
3 5 (3.70%) SCOM
4 4 (2.96%) Kubernetes
5 3 (2.22%) CASB
5 3 (2.22%) Control-M
5 3 (2.22%) SCVMM
6 2 (1.48%) Terraform
7 1 (0.74%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 18 (13.33%) Microsoft
2 10 (7.41%) Citrix
2 10 (7.41%) VMware
3 5 (3.70%) Oracle
4 4 (2.96%) Salesforce.com
5 3 (2.22%) Bloomberg
5 3 (2.22%) BMC
5 3 (2.22%) Forcepoint
5 3 (2.22%) Netskope
5 3 (2.22%) Reuters
6 2 (1.48%) CommVault
6 2 (1.48%) Cypress Semiconductor
6 2 (1.48%) Facebook
6 2 (1.48%) Google
6 2 (1.48%) Sybase
7 1 (0.74%) ION Trading
7 1 (0.74%) Red Hat
7 1 (0.74%) Sophis
7 1 (0.74%) Sun
7 1 (0.74%) Veritas