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

3 months to
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Data Protection Act (DPA)
South Yorkshire / Sheffield
Rank - 72 -
Permanent jobs citing Data Protection Act 0 2 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Sheffield - 0.32% -
As % of the Miscellaneous category - 0.98% -
Number of salaries quoted 0 2 0
Median salary - £50,000 -
UK excluding London median salary £43,000 £41,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year +4.87% -3.52%  

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 Sheffield with a requirement for generic IT skills.

Generic IT Skills
Sheffield
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 146 204 170
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Sheffield 31.40% 32.43% 22.43%
Number of salaries quoted 117 169 145
Median salary £40,000 £37,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.66% +7.14%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £45,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +6.25%  

Data Protection Act
Job Vacancy Trend in Sheffield

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Sheffield 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 Sheffield

Data Protection Act
Salary Trend in Sheffield

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

Salary trend for Data Protection Act in Sheffield