Period
to 22 August 2019

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

Data Protection Act (DPA)
England > London
6 months to
22 Aug 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 379 614 608
Rank change year-on-year +235 -6 +88
Permanent jobs citing Data Protection Act 415 213 245
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 0.74% 0.31% 0.33%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.79% 0.72% 0.74%
Number of salaries quoted 357 189 229
London median annual salary £67,500 £65,000 £65,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.85% - +4.84%
10th Percentile £37,840 £46,250 £42,500
90th Percentile £100,000 £80,000 £80,000
England median annual salary £60,000 £60,000 £56,000
% change year-on-year - +7.14% +12.00%

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 London with a requirement for generic IT skills.

All Generic IT Skills
London
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 23,209 29,649 33,251
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 41.47% 42.93% 44.99%
Number of salaries quoted 18,162 22,692 23,813
London median annual salary £65,000 £62,500 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.00% +4.17% +4.35%
10th Percentile £35,500 £35,000 £34,000
90th Percentile £102,500 £96,250 £93,750
England median annual salary £53,700 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +2.29% +5.00% -

Data Protection Act
Job Vacancy Trend in London

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

Job vacancy trend for Data Protection Act in London

Data Protection Act
Salary Trend in London

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

Salary trend for Data Protection Act in London

Data Protection Act
Salary Histogram in London

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

Salary histogram for Data Protection Act in London

Data Protection Act
Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Data Protection Act within the London region over the 6 months to 22 August 2019. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Central London +161 190 £70,000 +7.69% 19
West London +16 5 £75,000 -6.25% 4
Data Protection Act
England

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 London region with a requirement for Data Protection Act.

1 415 (100.00%) Data Protection
2 197 (47.47%) Finance
3 119 (28.67%) SQL
4 102 (24.58%) Python
5 82 (19.76%) Degree
6 81 (19.52%) Windows
7 70 (16.87%) Agile Software Development
8 60 (14.46%) Linux
9 55 (13.25%) Unix
10 54 (13.01%) Java
11 52 (12.53%) Azure
12 51 (12.29%) C#
13 50 (12.05%) Front Office
13 50 (12.05%) Computer Science
14 47 (11.33%) AWS
14 47 (11.33%) Microsoft
15 46 (11.08%) Problem-Solving
16 45 (10.84%) SQL Server
16 45 (10.84%) Banking
17 43 (10.36%) PowerShell
17 43 (10.36%) .NET
18 39 (9.40%) Fintech
19 38 (9.16%) GDPR
20 37 (8.92%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
20 37 (8.92%) Stakeholder Management
21 36 (8.67%) Project Management
21 36 (8.67%) JavaScript
21 36 (8.67%) Hedge funds
22 34 (8.19%) Equities
23 32 (7.71%) Big Data

Data Protection Act
Co-occurring IT Skills in 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 11 (2.65%) Apache Spark
2 7 (1.69%) Confluence
3 4 (0.96%) IIS
4 3 (0.72%) SharePoint
4 3 (0.72%) Tomcat
4 3 (0.72%) WebSphere
5 1 (0.24%) Adobe Experience Manager
5 1 (0.24%) Apache
5 1 (0.24%) Apache Airflow
5 1 (0.24%) BizTalk Server
5 1 (0.24%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 22 (5.30%) Microsoft Office
2 17 (4.10%) Microsoft Excel
3 2 (0.48%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 2 (0.48%) Microsoft Project
4 1 (0.24%) InVision
4 1 (0.24%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.24%) Photoshop
4 1 (0.24%) Sketch
Business Applications
1 3 (0.72%) RMDS
2 2 (0.48%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.48%) Endur
2 2 (0.48%) Hyperion Planning
3 1 (0.24%) Dynamics GP
3 1 (0.24%) NetSuite
3 1 (0.24%) Oracle EBS R12
3 1 (0.24%) Salesforce.com CRM
3 1 (0.24%) SAP MDG
3 1 (0.24%) SAP MDG-S
3 1 (0.24%) SAP S/4HANA
Cloud Services
1 52 (12.53%) Azure
2 47 (11.33%) AWS
3 17 (4.10%) Office 365
4 13 (3.13%) GCP
5 5 (1.20%) Azure Machine Learning
5 5 (1.20%) Power Platform
6 3 (0.72%) OpenShift
6 3 (0.72%) SaaS
7 2 (0.48%) Dynamics 365
7 2 (0.48%) Yammer
8 1 (0.24%) Amazon EMR
8 1 (0.24%) Amazon Kinesis
8 1 (0.24%) AWS CloudFormation
8 1 (0.24%) Datadog
8 1 (0.24%) G Suite
8 1 (0.24%) GitHub
8 1 (0.24%) Google Analytics
8 1 (0.24%) Google Drive
8 1 (0.24%) NuGet
8 1 (0.24%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 25 (6.02%) Firewall
2 11 (2.65%) Network Security
3 5 (1.20%) DNS
3 5 (1.20%) LAN
4 4 (0.96%) DHCP
4 4 (0.96%) FIX Connectivity
4 4 (0.96%) HTTP
4 4 (0.96%) Multicast
5 3 (0.72%) BGP
5 3 (0.72%) MPLS
5 3 (0.72%) OSPF
5 3 (0.72%) VPN
6 2 (0.48%) Cisco ASA
6 2 (0.48%) NAS
6 2 (0.48%) NetScaler
6 2 (0.48%) SAN
7 1 (0.24%) Internet
7 1 (0.24%) Spanning Tree
7 1 (0.24%) VLAN
7 1 (0.24%) WebEx
Database & Business Intelligence
1 45 (10.84%) SQL Server
2 32 (7.71%) Big Data
3 18 (4.34%) PostgreSQL
4 13 (3.13%) Hadoop
4 13 (3.13%) Relational Database
4 13 (3.13%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 11 (2.65%) NoSQL
6 9 (2.17%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 8 (1.93%) Cosmos DB
8 7 (1.69%) Data Warehouse
8 7 (1.69%) MySQL
8 7 (1.69%) SQL Server 2016
9 6 (1.45%) MongoDB
10 5 (1.20%) Power BI
10 5 (1.20%) SQL Server 2008
11 4 (0.96%) Amazon DynamoDB
11 4 (0.96%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 3 (0.72%) Azure SQL Database
12 3 (0.72%) KDB
12 3 (0.72%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 14 (3.37%) Git (software)
2 11 (2.65%) JIRA
3 9 (2.17%) Jenkins
4 7 (1.69%) TeamCity
5 6 (1.45%) NUnit
5 6 (1.45%) Selenium
5 6 (1.45%) Team Foundation Server
6 5 (1.20%) SpecFlow
6 5 (1.20%) Visual Studio
7 4 (0.96%) Cucumber
7 4 (0.96%) JUnit
7 4 (0.96%) Maven
7 4 (0.96%) webpack
8 3 (0.72%) Ant
8 3 (0.72%) Gradle
8 3 (0.72%) IBM UrbanCode
8 3 (0.72%) Moq
8 3 (0.72%) PHPUnit
8 3 (0.72%) Subversion
8 3 (0.72%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 197 (47.47%) Finance
2 50 (12.05%) Front Office
3 45 (10.84%) Banking
4 18 (4.34%) Public Sector
5 11 (2.65%) Marketing
6 10 (2.41%) Financial Institution
6 10 (2.41%) Retail
7 9 (2.17%) Back Office
7 9 (2.17%) Legal
8 7 (1.69%) Investment Banking
9 5 (1.20%) Telecoms
10 4 (0.96%) Advertising
10 4 (0.96%) Games
10 4 (0.96%) Law
11 3 (0.72%) Local Government
11 3 (0.72%) Retail Banking
12 1 (0.24%) French Language
12 1 (0.24%) German Language
12 1 (0.24%) Private Banking
12 1 (0.24%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 110 (26.51%) Developer
2 59 (14.22%) Analyst
3 31 (7.47%) Consultant
4 29 (6.99%) Business Analyst
5 24 (5.78%) Python Developer
6 19 (4.58%) Junior
7 18 (4.34%) C# Developer
7 18 (4.34%) DBA
8 16 (3.86%) Applications Support
8 16 (3.86%) Windows Engineer
9 15 (3.61%) IT Analyst
9 15 (3.61%) Senior Developer
9 15 (3.61%) Support Analyst
10 14 (3.37%) Architect
10 14 (3.37%) Infrastructure Engineer
11 13 (3.13%) C++ Developer
11 13 (3.13%) Quantitative Developer
12 12 (2.89%) PostgreSQL DBA
12 12 (2.89%) SQL Developer
13 11 (2.65%) Security Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 43 (10.36%) .NET
2 25 (6.02%) AngularJS
3 23 (5.54%) HTML
4 17 (4.10%) CSS
4 17 (4.10%) React
5 14 (3.37%) COM
6 12 (2.89%) ASP.NET
7 11 (2.65%) FIX Protocol
7 11 (2.65%) XML
8 10 (2.41%) HTML5
9 8 (1.93%) Kafka
10 7 (1.69%) .NET Core
10 7 (1.69%) CSS3
10 7 (1.69%) JSON
10 7 (1.69%) Node.js
10 7 (1.69%) REST
10 7 (1.69%) RESTful
11 6 (1.45%) .NET Framework
11 6 (1.45%) WebSockets
12 5 (1.20%) SignalR
Miscellaneous
1 37 (8.92%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 36 (8.67%) Hedge funds
3 34 (8.19%) Equities
4 29 (6.99%) Management Information System
5 20 (4.82%) Fixed Income
6 15 (3.61%) Data Structures
7 14 (3.37%) Derivative
7 14 (3.37%) Greenfield Project
7 14 (3.37%) User Experience
8 10 (2.41%) Analytical Skills
9 8 (1.93%) Credit Risk
10 7 (1.69%) Freedom of Information
11 6 (1.45%) Equity Derivative
11 6 (1.45%) Market Risk
12 5 (1.20%) Client/Server
12 5 (1.20%) Mobile App
12 5 (1.20%) Virtual Team
13 4 (0.96%) Algorithms
13 4 (0.96%) Cyberthreat
13 4 (0.96%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 81 (19.52%) Windows
2 60 (14.46%) Linux
3 55 (13.25%) Unix
4 32 (7.71%) Windows Server
5 12 (2.89%) Windows Server 2008
5 12 (2.89%) Windows Server 2012
6 6 (1.45%) Windows 10
7 5 (1.20%) Android
7 5 (1.20%) Apple iOS
7 5 (1.20%) Windows 7
8 1 (0.24%) Mac OS
8 1 (0.24%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 415 (100.00%) Data Protection
2 70 (16.87%) Agile Software Development
3 50 (12.05%) Computer Science
4 46 (11.08%) Problem-Solving
5 39 (9.40%) Fintech
6 37 (8.92%) Stakeholder Management
7 36 (8.67%) Project Management
8 32 (7.71%) DevOps
9 31 (7.47%) Infrastructure Engineering
10 29 (6.99%) Scrum
11 28 (6.75%) Analytics
12 27 (6.51%) Business Intelligence
13 26 (6.27%) Mentoring
13 26 (6.27%) Risk Management
14 25 (6.02%) Software Engineering
15 24 (5.78%) Information Security
15 24 (5.78%) Mathematics
16 23 (5.54%) Electronic Trading
17 22 (5.30%) SIEM
18 21 (5.06%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 119 (28.67%) SQL
2 102 (24.58%) Python
3 54 (13.01%) Java
4 51 (12.29%) C#
5 43 (10.36%) PowerShell
6 36 (8.67%) JavaScript
7 26 (6.27%) C++
8 22 (5.30%) VBA
9 17 (4.10%) Perl
10 10 (2.41%) Bash Shell
10 10 (2.41%) VB
11 9 (2.17%) R
11 9 (2.17%) TypeScript
12 8 (1.93%) Scala
13 5 (1.20%) Shell Script
13 5 (1.20%) T-SQL
13 5 (1.20%) VBScript
14 4 (0.96%) Go
14 4 (0.96%) PHP
14 4 (0.96%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 82 (19.76%) Degree
2 18 (4.34%) Master's Degree
3 16 (3.86%) Computer Science Degree
4 12 (2.89%) Security Cleared
5 11 (2.65%) CISSP
6 9 (2.17%) CISM
7 7 (1.69%) CISA
8 6 (1.45%) CRISC
9 5 (1.20%) DBS Check
9 5 (1.20%) PMI Certification
10 4 (0.96%) PhD
11 3 (0.72%) CCNP
11 3 (0.72%) Cisco Certification
11 3 (0.72%) MCSE
11 3 (0.72%) Microsoft Certification
12 2 (0.48%) CCIE
12 2 (0.48%) CISMP
12 2 (0.48%) PRINCE2 Certification
12 2 (0.48%) TOGAF Certification
13 1 (0.24%) Numerate Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 38 (9.16%) GDPR
2 18 (4.34%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 17 (4.10%) QA
4 9 (2.17%) NIST
5 6 (1.45%) Data Quality
5 6 (1.45%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
5 6 (1.45%) MiFID
6 5 (1.20%) PCI DSS
7 4 (0.96%) COBIT
8 3 (0.72%) Cyber Essentials
8 3 (0.72%) PMO
8 3 (0.72%) PSD2
9 2 (0.48%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
10 1 (0.24%) Dodd-Frank
10 1 (0.24%) ISO 22301
10 1 (0.24%) ISO/IEC 20000
10 1 (0.24%) SLA
System Software
1 24 (5.78%) Active Directory
2 16 (3.86%) Docker
3 14 (3.37%) VMware Infrastructure
4 10 (2.41%) Hyper-V
5 7 (1.69%) XenApp
5 7 (1.69%) XenDesktop
6 5 (1.20%) Virtual Machines
7 2 (0.48%) Citrix Hypervisor
7 2 (0.48%) iptables
7 2 (0.48%) Microsoft App-V
7 2 (0.48%) VMware ESXi
7 2 (0.48%) vSphere
8 1 (0.24%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 20 (4.82%) Kubernetes
2 12 (2.89%) Ansible
3 11 (2.65%) SCCM
4 8 (1.93%) Puppet
4 8 (1.93%) Terraform
5 6 (1.45%) Opscode Chef
5 6 (1.45%) Rancher
6 5 (1.20%) SCOM
7 3 (0.72%) CASB
7 3 (0.72%) Control-M
7 3 (0.72%) SCVMM
8 2 (0.48%) vCenter Server
8 2 (0.48%) XenMobile
9 1 (0.24%) Data Guard
9 1 (0.24%) Kibana
9 1 (0.24%) NetBackup
9 1 (0.24%) Prometheus
9 1 (0.24%) Rundeck
9 1 (0.24%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 47 (11.33%) Microsoft
2 26 (6.27%) Oracle
3 14 (3.37%) VMware
4 13 (3.13%) Google
5 12 (2.89%) Citrix
6 10 (2.41%) Tableau
7 5 (1.20%) Cisco
7 5 (1.20%) Salesforce.com
7 5 (1.20%) Sybase
8 4 (0.96%) Bloomberg
8 4 (0.96%) Murex
8 4 (0.96%) Splunk
8 4 (0.96%) Spotify
9 3 (0.72%) Adobe
9 3 (0.72%) AppDynamics
9 3 (0.72%) Blue Prism
9 3 (0.72%) IBM
9 3 (0.72%) Netskope
9 3 (0.72%) Palo Alto
9 3 (0.72%) Reuters