Period
to 14 December 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Somerset 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 14 December 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Data Protection
South West > Somerset
6 months to
14 Dec 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 43 86 96
Rank change year-on-year +43 +10 +9
Permanent jobs citing Data Protection 41 12 18
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Somerset 4.88% 1.23% 1.39%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.42% 1.33% 1.50%
Number of salaries quoted 28 4 18
Somerset median annual salary £38,805 £26,717 £46,250
Median salary % change year-on-year +45.25% -42.23% +32.14%
10th Percentile £30,189 £25,786 £37,500
90th Percentile £55,321 £50,294 £61,250
South West median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +37.50% +14.29%

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 Somerset with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Somerset
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 756 901 1,201
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Somerset 89.89% 92.13% 92.60%
Number of salaries quoted 646 652 1,012
Somerset median annual salary £42,784 £43,000 £41,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -0.50% +4.88% +2.50%
10th Percentile £27,075 £26,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £65,000 £68,750 £58,750
South West median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year - +5.88% +6.25%

Data Protection
Job Vacancy Trend in Somerset

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

Job vacancy trend for Data Protection in Somerset

Data Protection
Salary Trend in Somerset

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

Salary trend for Data Protection in Somerset

Data Protection
Salary Histogram in Somerset

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Data Protection in Somerset over the 6 months to 14 December 2019.

Salary histogram for Data Protection in Somerset

Data Protection
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 within the Somerset region over the 6 months to 14 December 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 +21 40 £35,054 +31.21%
Yeovil - 1 £50,000 -
Data Protection
South West

For the 6 months to 14 December 2019, 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 Somerset region with a requirement for Data Protection.

1 32 (78.05%) GIS
1 32 (78.05%) Data Protection Act
2 27 (65.85%) Test Automation
3 20 (48.78%) Software Engineering
4 14 (34.15%) C#
4 14 (34.15%) Agile Software Development
4 14 (34.15%) DevOps
5 13 (31.71%) Azure
5 13 (31.71%) Serverless
5 13 (31.71%) JavaScript
6 12 (29.27%) .NET
7 11 (26.83%) Geospatial Data
7 11 (26.83%) Continuous Delivery
8 10 (24.39%) Security Cleared
9 9 (21.95%) Java
9 9 (21.95%) Computer Architecture
9 9 (21.95%) Greenfield Project
9 9 (21.95%) Decision-Making
10 8 (19.51%) Python
10 8 (19.51%) Scrum
11 7 (17.07%) SC Cleared
11 7 (17.07%) CSS
11 7 (17.07%) HTML
11 7 (17.07%) Deployment Automation
11 7 (17.07%) Figma
11 7 (17.07%) Wireframes
11 7 (17.07%) Prototyping
11 7 (17.07%) BPSS Clearance
11 7 (17.07%) Axure RP
11 7 (17.07%) User Experience

Data Protection
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:

Application Platforms
1 3 (7.32%) ArcGIS
2 1 (2.44%) IIS
2 1 (2.44%) SharePoint
2 1 (2.44%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 7 (17.07%) Figma
2 1 (2.44%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (2.44%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 13 (31.71%) Azure
1 13 (31.71%) Serverless
2 4 (9.76%) AWS
2 4 (9.76%) GitHub
2 4 (9.76%) PaaS
2 4 (9.76%) SaaS
3 1 (2.44%) Dynamics 365
3 1 (2.44%) Office 365
3 1 (2.44%) Power Platform
3 1 (2.44%) PowerApps
Database & Business Intelligence
1 32 (78.05%) GIS
2 11 (26.83%) Geospatial Data
3 6 (14.63%) Big Data
4 3 (7.32%) Crystal Reports
4 3 (7.32%) Oracle Database
4 3 (7.32%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 2 (4.88%) Hadoop
6 1 (2.44%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 7 (17.07%) Axure RP
2 2 (4.88%) Cucumber
2 2 (4.88%) Jenkins
2 2 (4.88%) JMeter
2 2 (4.88%) Postman
2 2 (4.88%) Selenium
2 2 (4.88%) SoapUI
2 2 (4.88%) SpecFlow
2 2 (4.88%) Visual Studio
General
1 2 (4.88%) Marketing
2 1 (2.44%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 18 (43.90%) Software Engineer
2 10 (24.39%) Developer
3 9 (21.95%) Principal Engineer
3 9 (21.95%) Principal Software Engineer
4 7 (17.07%) Designer
4 7 (17.07%) Interaction Designer
4 7 (17.07%) Software Developer
5 5 (12.20%) .NET Software Engineer
5 5 (12.20%) Applications Engineer
5 5 (12.20%) Customer Engineer
5 5 (12.20%) Lead Software Engineer
6 4 (9.76%) Java Engineer
6 4 (9.76%) Java Software Engineer
7 3 (7.32%) Analyst
7 3 (7.32%) Configuration Analyst
7 3 (7.32%) Operations Analyst
8 2 (4.88%) Automation Test Lead
8 2 (4.88%) Test Automation Engineer
8 2 (4.88%) Test Engineer
9 1 (2.44%) Full Stack Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (29.27%) .NET
2 7 (17.07%) CSS
2 7 (17.07%) HTML
3 5 (12.20%) .NET Framework
3 5 (12.20%) ASP.NET
3 5 (12.20%) ASP.NET MVC
4 4 (9.76%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 32 (78.05%) Data Protection Act
2 9 (21.95%) Greenfield Project
3 7 (17.07%) User Experience
4 1 (2.44%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (2.44%) Management Information System
4 1 (2.44%) Mobile App
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (65.85%) Test Automation
2 20 (48.78%) Software Engineering
3 14 (34.15%) Agile Software Development
3 14 (34.15%) DevOps
4 11 (26.83%) Continuous Delivery
5 9 (21.95%) Computer Architecture
5 9 (21.95%) Decision-Making
6 8 (19.51%) Scrum
7 7 (17.07%) Deployment Automation
7 7 (17.07%) Prototyping
7 7 (17.07%) User Stories
7 7 (17.07%) Wireframes
8 6 (14.63%) Mentoring
9 5 (12.20%) MVC
9 5 (12.20%) Software Testing
9 5 (12.20%) System Testing
9 5 (12.20%) Technical Leadership
9 5 (12.20%) Thought Leadership
10 4 (9.76%) Data Management
10 4 (9.76%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 14 (34.15%) C#
2 13 (31.71%) JavaScript
3 9 (21.95%) Java
4 8 (19.51%) Python
5 6 (14.63%) Scala
5 6 (14.63%) SQL
6 4 (9.76%) TypeScript
7 3 (7.32%) VBA
8 2 (4.88%) Ruby
9 1 (2.44%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 10 (24.39%) Security Cleared
2 7 (17.07%) BPSS Clearance
2 7 (17.07%) SC Cleared
3 3 (7.32%) DV Cleared
3 3 (7.32%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
System Software
1 3 (7.32%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 4 (9.76%) Kubernetes
1 4 (9.76%) Terraform
Vendors
1 3 (7.32%) HP
1 3 (7.32%) Oracle
2 1 (2.44%) Microsoft