The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Data Protection Act in permanent job vacancies advertised in Reading. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Data Protection Act over the 3 months to 24 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Data Protection Act (DPA)
Berkshire / Reading
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 105 134 142
Rank change year-on-year +29 +8  
Permanent jobs citing Data Protection Act 1 2 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Reading 0.077% 0.11% 0.087%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.19% 0.29% 0.22%
Number of salaries quoted 1 2 2
Median salary £21,500 £52,500 £75,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -59.04% -30.00%  
UK excluding London median salary £55,000 £41,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +32.53% -12.63%  

Data Protection Act is in the generic IT skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Reading with a requirement for generic IT skills.

Generic IT Skills
Reading
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 524 689 905
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Reading 40.40% 38.60% 39.35%
Number of salaries quoted 420 520 610
Median salary £47,500 £54,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -12.03% +8.00%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £33,000 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £75,000 £67,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +6.25%  

Data Protection Act
Job Vacancy Trend in Reading

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Reading citing Data Protection Act as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Miscellaneous category.

Job vacancy trend for Data Protection Act in Reading

Data Protection Act
Salary Trend in Reading

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

Salary trend for Data Protection Act in Reading

For the 6 months to 24 June 2017, IT jobs citing Data Protection Act 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 Reading region with a requirement for Data Protection Act.

1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft Excel
1 3 (100.00%) Data Protection
2 2 (66.67%) Spreadsheet
2 2 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 2 (66.67%) Finance
2 2 (66.67%) Data Management
2 2 (66.67%) Statistics
3 1 (33.33%) CRM
3 1 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (33.33%) SQL

Data Protection Act
Co-occurring IT Skills in Reading 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:

Applications
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (66.67%) Spreadsheet
General
1 2 (66.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Data Manager
2 1 (33.33%) Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Data Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Database Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) Data Protection
2 2 (66.67%) Data Management
2 2 (66.67%) Statistics
3 1 (33.33%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 1 (33.33%) SQL
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) Microsoft