Period
to 27 November 2021

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 27 November 2021 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Data Protection Act (DPA)
England > London
6 months to
27 Nov 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 454 459 666
Rank change year-on-year +5 +207 -49
Permanent jobs citing Data Protection Act 317 20 90
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in London 0.61% 0.092% 0.17%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.39% 0.23% 0.43%
Number of salaries quoted 307 20 77
10th Percentile £48,750 " £28,250
25th Percentile £58,750 £46,250 £37,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £80,000 £49,000 £60,000
Median % change year-on-year +63.27% -18.33% -7.69%
75th Percentile £100,000 £60,000 £62,500
90th Percentile £122,500 £85,000 £77,500
England median annual salary £55,000 £47,500 £57,500
% change year-on-year +15.79% -17.39% -

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 22,863 8,531 20,959
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 44.28% 39.35% 38.58%
Number of salaries quoted 13,949 7,275 16,526
10th Percentile £42,500 £43,750 £36,379
25th Percentile £55,000 £55,000 £48,750
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £75,000 £72,500 £67,500
Median % change year-on-year +3.45% +7.41% +3.85%
75th Percentile £95,000 £92,500 £86,250
90th Percentile £115,000 £116,250 £110,000
England median annual salary £60,000 £57,585 £55,000
% change year-on-year +4.19% +4.70% +1.06%

Data Protection Act
Job Vacancy Trend in London

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

Job vacancy trend for Data Protection Act in London

Data Protection Act
Salary Trend in London

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Data Protection Act in London.

Salary trend for Data Protection Act in London

Data Protection Act
Salary Histogram in London

Salary distribution for jobs citing Data Protection Act in London over the 6 months to 27 November 2021.

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 27 November 2021. 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 -47 6 £73,750 +55.26% 6
North London - 2 £41,000 -
South London - 2 £57,500 -
West London - 2 £40,250 -
Data Protection Act
England

For the 6 months to 27 November 2021, 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.

1 317 (100.00%) Data Protection
2 89 (28.08%) Finance
3 82 (25.87%) Agile Software Development
4 78 (24.61%) Java
5 65 (20.50%) Python
6 64 (20.19%) SQL
7 55 (17.35%) DevOps
8 54 (17.03%) GDPR
9 50 (15.77%) Social Skills
9 50 (15.77%) AWS
10 49 (15.46%) Azure
11 48 (15.14%) Kubernetes
12 47 (14.83%) Information Security
13 46 (14.51%) ISO/IEC 27001
13 46 (14.51%) Fintech
14 45 (14.20%) Risk Management
15 43 (13.56%) JavaScript
16 38 (11.99%) Linux
16 38 (11.99%) React
17 36 (11.36%) Cybersecurity
18 32 (10.09%) Analytics
19 30 (9.46%) Docker
20 29 (9.15%) PCI DSS
21 28 (8.83%) Legal
21 28 (8.83%) C++
21 28 (8.83%) Full Stack Development
21 28 (8.83%) Problem-Solving
22 27 (8.52%) Microservices
23 26 (8.20%) Node.js
23 26 (8.20%) Software Engineering

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 10 (3.15%) Confluence
2 8 (2.52%) DataSynapse
2 8 (2.52%) Oracle Coherence
3 6 (1.89%) SharePoint
4 3 (0.95%) Apache Spark
4 3 (0.95%) SAS
5 2 (0.63%) Apache
6 1 (0.32%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 5 (1.58%) Microsoft Excel
2 4 (1.26%) Microsoft Office
3 3 (0.95%) Adobe Illustrator
3 3 (0.95%) Chatbot
3 3 (0.95%) InVision
3 3 (0.95%) MS Visio
3 3 (0.95%) Photoshop
3 3 (0.95%) Sketch
4 1 (0.32%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 1 (0.32%) Oracle Smart View
Business Applications
1 3 (0.95%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.32%) Oracle Assets
2 1 (0.32%) Oracle Cash Management
2 1 (0.32%) Oracle Financials
2 1 (0.32%) Oracle General Ledger
2 1 (0.32%) Oracle Payables
2 1 (0.32%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
2 1 (0.32%) Towers Watson Igloo
Cloud Services
1 50 (15.77%) AWS
2 49 (15.46%) Azure
3 22 (6.94%) GCP
4 14 (4.42%) Power Platform
5 12 (3.79%) Microsoft 365
6 9 (2.84%) SaaS
7 7 (2.21%) Amazon EKS
7 7 (2.21%) OpenShift
8 6 (1.89%) Snowflake
9 5 (1.58%) Google Workspace
10 4 (1.26%) Firebase
11 3 (0.95%) Amazon EC2
11 3 (0.95%) Amazon SQS
11 3 (0.95%) AWS Lambda
11 3 (0.95%) Azure Active Directory
11 3 (0.95%) Serverless
11 3 (0.95%) Slack
12 2 (0.63%) GitHub
12 2 (0.63%) IaaS
13 1 (0.32%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 11 (3.47%) Firewall
2 9 (2.84%) TCP/IP
3 8 (2.52%) Network Security
4 7 (2.21%) VPN
5 6 (1.89%) SD-WAN
5 6 (1.89%) WAN
6 5 (1.58%) Internet
7 4 (1.26%) DSL
7 4 (1.26%) Reverse Proxy
8 3 (0.95%) IPsec
8 3 (0.95%) LAN
8 3 (0.95%) OpenVPN
8 3 (0.95%) Wi-Fi
9 1 (0.32%) Cisco IPT
9 1 (0.32%) DHCP
9 1 (0.32%) DNS
9 1 (0.32%) Kerberos
9 1 (0.32%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (4.42%) Power BI
2 13 (4.10%) Data Warehouse
3 11 (3.47%) Big Data
4 10 (3.15%) Blockchain
5 9 (2.84%) PostgreSQL
5 9 (2.84%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 8 (2.52%) NoSQL
7 7 (2.21%) Relational Database
7 7 (2.21%) SQL Server
7 7 (2.21%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 6 (1.89%) Hadoop
9 5 (1.58%) MongoDB
9 5 (1.58%) MySQL
10 4 (1.26%) Data Lake
10 4 (1.26%) Metadata
10 4 (1.26%) OLAP
10 4 (1.26%) Oracle OLAP
10 4 (1.26%) Oracle Reports
10 4 (1.26%) SQL Server 2016
10 4 (1.26%) SSDT
Development Applications
1 20 (6.31%) Git (software)
2 13 (4.10%) JIRA
3 10 (3.15%) Jenkins
4 6 (1.89%) Selenium
5 5 (1.58%) TestNG
6 4 (1.26%) Cypress.io
6 4 (1.26%) JUnit
6 4 (1.26%) Sonatype Nexus
6 4 (1.26%) Visual Studio
6 4 (1.26%) VSS/SourceSafe
7 3 (0.95%) CircleCI
7 3 (0.95%) Cucumber
7 3 (0.95%) Gradle
7 3 (0.95%) Jasmine
7 3 (0.95%) Mocha
8 1 (0.32%) Karma Test Runner
8 1 (0.32%) Oracle APEX
8 1 (0.32%) Postman
8 1 (0.32%) SoapUI
8 1 (0.32%) WebDriver
General
1 89 (28.08%) Finance
2 50 (15.77%) Social Skills
3 28 (8.83%) Legal
4 23 (7.26%) Front Office
5 13 (4.10%) Banking
6 12 (3.79%) Analytical Skills
6 12 (3.79%) Investment Banking
7 10 (3.15%) Retail
8 9 (2.84%) Presentation Skills
8 9 (2.84%) Public Sector
9 7 (2.21%) Games
10 5 (1.58%) Back Office
11 4 (1.26%) Inclusion and Diversity
11 4 (1.26%) Pharmaceutical
12 3 (0.95%) Aerospace
12 3 (0.95%) Billing
12 3 (0.95%) Influencing Skills
12 3 (0.95%) Law
12 3 (0.95%) Telecoms
13 2 (0.63%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 102 (32.18%) Developer
2 32 (10.09%) Java Developer
3 27 (8.52%) Analyst
4 23 (7.26%) Consultant
5 21 (6.62%) Senior Developer
6 16 (5.05%) Architect
7 14 (4.42%) Information Officer
7 14 (4.42%) Risk Consultant
8 13 (4.10%) Solutions Architect
9 12 (3.79%) Site Engineer
9 12 (3.79%) Site Reliability Engineer
10 11 (3.47%) Data Engineer
10 11 (3.47%) Full Stack Developer
10 11 (3.47%) Principal Consultant
10 11 (3.47%) Security Consultant
10 11 (3.47%) Senior Consultant
11 10 (3.15%) Information Security Officer
11 10 (3.15%) Qualitative Analyst
11 10 (3.15%) Quantitative Analyst
11 10 (3.15%) Security Officer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 38 (11.99%) React
2 26 (8.20%) Node.js
3 15 (4.73%) Spring
4 14 (4.42%) React Native
5 13 (4.10%) CSS
6 12 (3.79%) HTML
6 12 (3.79%) Kafka
6 12 (3.79%) Spring Boot
7 10 (3.15%) .NET
7 10 (3.15%) HTML5
7 10 (3.15%) REST
8 7 (2.21%) Redux
9 6 (1.89%) Jest
9 6 (1.89%) JSP
9 6 (1.89%) Servlets
9 6 (1.89%) XML
10 5 (1.58%) WebSockets
11 4 (1.26%) J2EE
11 4 (1.26%) JSON
11 4 (1.26%) LDAP
Miscellaneous
1 19 (5.99%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
1 19 (5.99%) Hedge funds
2 16 (5.05%) Management Information System
3 14 (4.42%) Fixed Income
4 12 (3.79%) Self-Motivation
5 11 (3.47%) Algorithms
6 8 (2.52%) Cloud Native
6 8 (2.52%) Data Centre
6 8 (2.52%) Freedom of Information
6 8 (2.52%) Freedom of Information Act
7 7 (2.21%) Data Structures
7 7 (2.21%) Enterprise Software
7 7 (2.21%) Spread Betting
8 6 (1.89%) NHS
8 6 (1.89%) User Experience
9 5 (1.58%) Derivative
10 4 (1.26%) Cyberthreat
10 4 (1.26%) Equities
10 4 (1.26%) Greenfield Project
10 4 (1.26%) Internet of Things
Operating Systems
1 38 (11.99%) Linux
2 24 (7.57%) Windows
3 9 (2.84%) Unix
4 5 (1.58%) Android
5 4 (1.26%) Apple iOS
5 4 (1.26%) Windows Server
6 3 (0.95%) Mac OS
6 3 (0.95%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 2 (0.63%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 317 (100.00%) Data Protection
2 82 (25.87%) Agile Software Development
3 55 (17.35%) DevOps
4 47 (14.83%) Information Security
5 46 (14.51%) Fintech
6 45 (14.20%) Risk Management
7 36 (11.36%) Cybersecurity
8 32 (10.09%) Analytics
9 28 (8.83%) Full Stack Development
9 28 (8.83%) Problem-Solving
10 27 (8.52%) Microservices
11 26 (8.20%) Software Engineering
12 25 (7.89%) Data Privacy
12 25 (7.89%) Security Architecture
13 22 (6.94%) Low Latency
13 22 (6.94%) Site Reliability Engineering
14 19 (5.99%) Infrastructure as Code
15 18 (5.68%) Business Intelligence
15 18 (5.68%) SDLC
15 18 (5.68%) Value Proposition
Programming Languages
1 78 (24.61%) Java
2 65 (20.50%) Python
3 64 (20.19%) SQL
4 43 (13.56%) JavaScript
5 28 (8.83%) C++
6 21 (6.62%) TypeScript
7 8 (2.52%) Bash Shell
7 8 (2.52%) C#
7 8 (2.52%) Ruby
8 7 (2.21%) R
9 6 (1.89%) PowerShell
10 5 (1.58%) Groovy
11 4 (1.26%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
11 4 (1.26%) Scala
12 3 (0.95%) C
12 3 (0.95%) ES6
12 3 (0.95%) Go
12 3 (0.95%) Java 11
12 3 (0.95%) MATLAB
12 3 (0.95%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 16 (5.05%) Degree
2 13 (4.10%) CISM
2 13 (4.10%) CISSP
3 9 (2.84%) Cisco Certification
4 7 (2.21%) CRISC
5 4 (1.26%) GIAC
5 4 (1.26%) ISEB
6 3 (0.95%) CCIE
6 3 (0.95%) CCNP
6 3 (0.95%) CISA
6 3 (0.95%) GSNA
6 3 (0.95%) IRCA
6 3 (0.95%) PCI QSA
6 3 (0.95%) SANS
7 2 (0.63%) CFA
7 2 (0.63%) MBA
7 2 (0.63%) PhD
8 1 (0.32%) CREST Certified
8 1 (0.32%) PMI Certification
8 1 (0.32%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 54 (17.03%) GDPR
2 46 (14.51%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 29 (9.15%) PCI DSS
4 14 (4.42%) Cyber Essentials
5 11 (3.47%) QA
6 10 (3.15%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
6 10 (3.15%) NIST
7 8 (2.52%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
8 6 (1.89%) Data Quality
9 3 (0.95%) Actionable Recommendations
9 3 (0.95%) COBIT
9 3 (0.95%) COSO
9 3 (0.95%) EMIR
9 3 (0.95%) GRC
9 3 (0.95%) ISO 22301
9 3 (0.95%) MiFID
9 3 (0.95%) NCSC
9 3 (0.95%) PMO
10 2 (0.63%) Accessibility
11 1 (0.32%) HMG Security Policy Framework
System Software
1 30 (9.46%) Docker
2 6 (1.89%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.32%) Apache ZooKeeper
3 1 (0.32%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 48 (15.14%) Kubernetes
2 15 (4.73%) Puppet
3 11 (3.47%) Ansible
4 9 (2.84%) Terraform
5 7 (2.21%) Single Sign-On
6 5 (1.58%) Control-M
7 4 (1.26%) Istio
8 3 (0.95%) Cobbler
8 3 (0.95%) Opscode Chef
8 3 (0.95%) Red Hat Satellite
9 2 (0.63%) Jamf Pro
9 2 (0.63%) SCCM
10 1 (0.32%) Active Directory Federation Services
10 1 (0.32%) HP ALM
10 1 (0.32%) Rancher
Vendors
1 17 (5.36%) Oracle
2 14 (4.42%) Microsoft
3 9 (2.84%) Google
4 8 (2.52%) Sybase
5 7 (2.21%) Cisco
6 5 (1.58%) SAP
7 4 (1.26%) Okta
7 4 (1.26%) OneTrust
7 4 (1.26%) Red Hat
8 3 (0.95%) Pega
8 3 (0.95%) Salesforce.com
9 2 (0.63%) Bloomberg
9 2 (0.63%) Cognos
9 2 (0.63%) Databricks
9 2 (0.63%) Dell
10 1 (0.32%) CheckPoint
10 1 (0.32%) Fortinet
10 1 (0.32%) HP
10 1 (0.32%) Thycotic
10 1 (0.32%) VMware