Period
to 15 November 2018

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Data Protection Act in permanent job vacancies advertised in Somerset. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Data Protection Act over the 6 months to 15 November 2018 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Data Protection Act (DPA)
South West > Somerset
6 months to
15 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 78 - 117
Rank change year-on-year - +117 -8
Permanent jobs citing Data Protection Act 9 0 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Somerset 0.95% - 0.15%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 2.51% - 0.51%
Number of salaries quoted 3 0 2
Somerset median annual salary £26,717 - £40,000
10th Percentile £25,786 - £37,500
90th Percentile £27,647 - £42,500
South West median annual salary £26,717 £35,000 £32,000
% change year-on-year -23.67% +9.38% -23.81%

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 Somerset with a requirement for generic IT skills.

All Generic IT Skills
Somerset
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 358 488 393
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Somerset 37.76% 35.78% 29.00%
Number of salaries quoted 277 379 328
Somerset median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
10th Percentile £24,750 £24,000 £26,250
90th Percentile £65,000 £60,000 £57,500
South West median annual salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.19% +5.00% -

Data Protection Act
Job Vacancy Trend in Somerset

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

Job vacancy trend for Data Protection Act in Somerset

Data Protection Act
Salary Trend in Somerset

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

Salary trend for Data Protection Act in Somerset

Data Protection Act
Job Locations in Somerset

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 Somerset region over the 6 months to 15 November 2018. 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
Taunton - 9 £26,717 -
Data Protection Act
South West

For the 6 months to 15 November 2018, 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 Somerset region with a requirement for Data Protection Act.

1 9 (100.00%) Data Protection
1 9 (100.00%) SC Cleared
1 9 (100.00%) Security Cleared
1 9 (100.00%) Test Automation
1 9 (100.00%) Continuous Delivery
1 9 (100.00%) BPSS Clearance
1 9 (100.00%) Geospatial Data
1 9 (100.00%) Collaborative Working
1 9 (100.00%) Deployment Automation
1 9 (100.00%) C#
1 9 (100.00%) .NET
1 9 (100.00%) GIS
1 9 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (33.33%) Software Engineering

Data Protection Act
Co-occurring IT Skills in Somerset 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:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (100.00%) Geospatial Data
1 9 (100.00%) GIS
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (100.00%) .NET
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 9 (100.00%) Collaborative Working
1 9 (100.00%) Continuous Delivery
1 9 (100.00%) Data Protection
1 9 (100.00%) Deployment Automation
1 9 (100.00%) Test Automation
2 3 (33.33%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 9 (100.00%) C#
Qualifications
1 9 (100.00%) BPSS Clearance
1 9 (100.00%) SC Cleared
1 9 (100.00%) Security Cleared