Period
to 21 October 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Reading 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 6 months to 21 October 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Data Protection
Berkshire > Reading
6 months to
21 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 128 73 50
Rank change year-on-year -55 -23 +102
Permanent jobs citing Data Protection 20 85 184
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Reading 0.90% 3.72% 5.31%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.01% 4.31% 5.85%
Number of salaries quoted 17 82 159
Reading median annual salary £52,500 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +16.67% +5.88% -17.48%
10th Percentile £38,900 £21,875 £23,500
90th Percentile £73,750 £67,500 £67,500
Berkshire median annual salary £52,500 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +23.53% - -5.56%

Data Protection is in the Processes and Methodologies category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Reading with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Reading
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 1,974 1,972 3,144
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Reading 89.16% 86.19% 90.68%
Number of salaries quoted 1,661 1,599 2,352
Reading median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% -5.00% +5.26%
10th Percentile £29,750 £27,500 £29,525
90th Percentile £75,000 £72,500 £72,500
Berkshire median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +5.00% - -

Data Protection
Job Vacancy Trend in Reading

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

Job vacancy trend for Data Protection in Reading

Data Protection
Salary Trend in Reading

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

Salary trend for Data Protection in Reading

Data Protection
Salary Histogram in Reading

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Data Protection in Reading over the 6 months to 21 October 2018.

Salary histogram for Data Protection in Reading

For the 6 months to 21 October 2018, IT jobs citing Data Protection 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 Reading region with a requirement for Data Protection.

1 8 (40.00%) Finance
1 8 (40.00%) Cybersecurity
2 7 (35.00%) GDPR
2 7 (35.00%) Information Security
2 7 (35.00%) Security Cleared
3 6 (30.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 6 (30.00%) Degree
3 6 (30.00%) Java
3 6 (30.00%) Linux
3 6 (30.00%) OOP
3 6 (30.00%) Test Automation
3 6 (30.00%) Cucumber
3 6 (30.00%) BDD
4 5 (25.00%) Security Auditing
4 5 (25.00%) CISM
4 5 (25.00%) Manufacturing
4 5 (25.00%) Software Engineering
4 5 (25.00%) Mathematics
4 5 (25.00%) Computer Science
5 4 (20.00%) Selenium
5 4 (20.00%) Risk Management
5 4 (20.00%) Data Security
5 4 (20.00%) Business Intelligence
5 4 (20.00%) CISSP
5 4 (20.00%) CESG Certified Professional
5 4 (20.00%) SDET
5 4 (20.00%) Computer Science Degree
5 4 (20.00%) Creative Thinking
5 4 (20.00%) OpenUP
5 4 (20.00%) SCADA

Data Protection
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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (5.00%) Apache
1 1 (5.00%) Traffic Server
Applications
1 1 (5.00%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (10.00%) GitHub
2 1 (5.00%) Office 365
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.00%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 6 (30.00%) Cucumber
2 4 (20.00%) Selenium
3 2 (10.00%) Jenkins
4 1 (5.00%) Gradle
4 1 (5.00%) JUnit
4 1 (5.00%) Mockito
4 1 (5.00%) SonarQube
4 1 (5.00%) Sonatype Nexus
4 1 (5.00%) Subversion
General
1 8 (40.00%) Finance
2 5 (25.00%) Manufacturing
3 3 (15.00%) Banking
4 1 (5.00%) Law
4 1 (5.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 9 (45.00%) Consultant
1 9 (45.00%) Security Consultant
2 5 (25.00%) Information Security Consultant
3 4 (20.00%) Developer
3 4 (20.00%) Developer in Test
3 4 (20.00%) Software Developer
4 2 (10.00%) Data Manager
4 2 (10.00%) Data Protection Manager
4 2 (10.00%) Desktop Support
4 2 (10.00%) Senior Test Automation Engineer
4 2 (10.00%) Senior Test Engineer
4 2 (10.00%) Test Automation Engineer
4 2 (10.00%) Test Engineer
5 1 (5.00%) Data Protection Officer
5 1 (5.00%) Data Protection Specialist
5 1 (5.00%) Java Engineer
5 1 (5.00%) Security Support Engineer
5 1 (5.00%) Senior Java Engineer
5 1 (5.00%) Senior Software Test Engineer
5 1 (5.00%) Technology Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (15.00%) CGI
2 2 (10.00%) AngularJS
2 2 (10.00%) React
2 2 (10.00%) Vue.js
3 1 (5.00%) ActiveMQ
3 1 (5.00%) GWT
3 1 (5.00%) JSP
3 1 (5.00%) LAPP Stack
3 1 (5.00%) RESTful
3 1 (5.00%) Spring
3 1 (5.00%) Spring Boot
3 1 (5.00%) Swagger
Miscellaneous
1 5 (25.00%) Computer Science
2 4 (20.00%) SCADA
3 3 (15.00%) PKI
3 3 (15.00%) Smart Meter
4 1 (5.00%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (5.00%) Self-Motivation
4 1 (5.00%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 6 (30.00%) Linux
2 2 (10.00%) Mac OS
2 2 (10.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 2 (10.00%) Windows
2 2 (10.00%) Windows 10
2 2 (10.00%) Windows 7
2 2 (10.00%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (40.00%) Cybersecurity
2 7 (35.00%) Information Security
3 6 (30.00%) BDD
3 6 (30.00%) OOP
3 6 (30.00%) Test Automation
4 5 (25.00%) Mathematics
4 5 (25.00%) Security Auditing
4 5 (25.00%) Software Engineering
5 4 (20.00%) Business Intelligence
5 4 (20.00%) Creative Thinking
5 4 (20.00%) Data Security
5 4 (20.00%) OpenUP
5 4 (20.00%) Risk Management
5 4 (20.00%) SDET
6 3 (15.00%) Data Loss Prevention
6 3 (15.00%) Fraud Detection
6 3 (15.00%) Identity Access Management
6 3 (15.00%) Regulatory Compliance
6 3 (15.00%) SIEM
6 3 (15.00%) Threat Analysis
Programming Languages
1 6 (30.00%) Java
2 2 (10.00%) C#
2 2 (10.00%) C++
2 2 (10.00%) Python
3 1 (5.00%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 7 (35.00%) Security Cleared
2 6 (30.00%) Degree
3 5 (25.00%) CISM
4 4 (20.00%) CESG Certified Professional
4 4 (20.00%) CISSP
4 4 (20.00%) Computer Science Degree
4 4 (20.00%) CRISC
5 1 (5.00%) CISA
5 1 (5.00%) PCI QSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (35.00%) GDPR
2 6 (30.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (5.00%) COBIT
3 1 (5.00%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 1 (5.00%) Postfix
Systems Management
1 1 (5.00%) BMC PATROL
1 1 (5.00%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 3 (15.00%) ArcSight
2 2 (10.00%) Red Hat