Period
to 23 January 2019

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 23 January 2019 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Data Protection Act (DPA)
South West > Somerset
6 months to
23 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 89 - -
Rank change year-on-year - - +109
Permanent jobs citing Data Protection Act 14 0 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Somerset 1.37% - -
As % of the Miscellaneous category 4.64% - -
Number of salaries quoted 6 0 0
Somerset median annual salary £32,227 - -
South West median annual salary £37,738 £35,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +7.82% -26.32% +11.76%

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 302 370 363
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Somerset 29.52% 29.53% 29.35%
Number of salaries quoted 189 303 285
Somerset median annual salary £42,029 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.07% - +6.67%
10th Percentile £25,851 £24,250 £25,500
90th Percentile £75,000 £60,000 £57,500
South West median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year - +2.41% +3.75%

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
Salary Histogram in Somerset

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Data Protection Act in Somerset over the 6 months to 23 January 2019.

Salary histogram 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 23 January 2019. 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 - 14 £32,227 - 2
Data Protection Act
South West

For the 6 months to 23 January 2019, 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 14 (100.00%) GIS
1 14 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 14 (100.00%) Data Protection
1 14 (100.00%) SC Cleared
1 14 (100.00%) Security Cleared
1 14 (100.00%) BPSS Clearance
1 14 (100.00%) Geospatial Data
2 12 (85.71%) Continuous Delivery
2 12 (85.71%) Test Automation
2 12 (85.71%) C#
3 11 (78.57%) .NET
3 11 (78.57%) Collaborative Working
3 11 (78.57%) Deployment Automation
4 6 (42.86%) Thought Leadership
5 4 (28.57%) Software Engineering
6 2 (14.29%) Enterprise Architecture
6 2 (14.29%) Mentoring
7 1 (7.14%) Software Delivery
7 1 (7.14%) Git (software)
7 1 (7.14%) Hadoop
7 1 (7.14%) Cucumber
7 1 (7.14%) BDD
7 1 (7.14%) SoapUI
7 1 (7.14%) SpecFlow
7 1 (7.14%) Jenkins
7 1 (7.14%) Docker
7 1 (7.14%) DevOps
7 1 (7.14%) TDD
7 1 (7.14%) QA
7 1 (7.14%) Selenium

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 14 (100.00%) Geospatial Data
1 14 (100.00%) GIS
2 1 (7.14%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 1 (7.14%) Cucumber
1 1 (7.14%) Git (software)
1 1 (7.14%) Jenkins
1 1 (7.14%) JMeter
1 1 (7.14%) Selenium
1 1 (7.14%) SoapUI
1 1 (7.14%) SpecFlow
1 1 (7.14%) Visual Studio
Job Titles
1 2 (14.29%) Architect
1 2 (14.29%) Enterprise Architect
2 1 (7.14%) Automation Test Expert
2 1 (7.14%) Senior Test Automation Engineer
2 1 (7.14%) Senior Test Engineer
2 1 (7.14%) Test Automation Engineer
2 1 (7.14%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (78.57%) .NET
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 14 (100.00%) Data Protection
2 12 (85.71%) Continuous Delivery
2 12 (85.71%) Test Automation
3 11 (78.57%) Collaborative Working
3 11 (78.57%) Deployment Automation
4 6 (42.86%) Thought Leadership
5 4 (28.57%) Software Engineering
6 2 (14.29%) Enterprise Architecture
6 2 (14.29%) Mentoring
7 1 (7.14%) Acceptance Criteria
7 1 (7.14%) BDD
7 1 (7.14%) DevOps
7 1 (7.14%) Exploratory Testing
7 1 (7.14%) Scrum
7 1 (7.14%) Software Delivery
7 1 (7.14%) Software Testing
7 1 (7.14%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 12 (85.71%) C#
2 1 (7.14%) Java
2 1 (7.14%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 14 (100.00%) BPSS Clearance
1 14 (100.00%) SC Cleared
1 14 (100.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.14%) QA
System Software
1 1 (7.14%) Docker