Period
to 21 November 2017

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Data Protection Act in permanent job vacancies advertised in the South West. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Data Protection Act over the 6 months to 21 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Data Protection Act (DPA)
England > South West
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 308 312 353
Rank change year-on-year +4 +41 -19
Permanent jobs citing Data Protection Act 25 34 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 0.24% 0.31% 0.085%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.63% 0.83% 0.22%
Number of salaries quoted 23 33 5
South West median annual salary £35,000 £32,000 £42,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +9.38% -23.81% +33.33%
10th Percentile £31,000 £20,500 £31,750
90th Percentile £54,900 £50,250 £43,750
England median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £46,000
% change year-on-year - +19.57% +15.00%

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 the South West with a requirement for generic IT skills.

All Generic IT Skills
South West
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 3941 4107 4520
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 38.12% 37.87% 38.26%
Number of salaries quoted 3120 3390 3669
South West median annual salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.75% - +2.56%
10th Percentile £24,000 £24,750 £23,750
90th Percentile £65,000 £66,250 £62,600
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +3.26%

Data Protection Act
Job Vacancy Trend in the South West

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

Job vacancy trend for Data Protection Act in the South West

Data Protection Act
Salary Trend in the South West

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

Salary trend for Data Protection Act in the South West

Data Protection Act
Salary Histogram in the South West

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Data Protection Act in the South West over the 6 months to 21 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Data Protection Act in the South West

Data Protection Act
Job Locations in the South West

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 South West region over the 6 months to 21 November 2017. 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
Bristol - 13 £39,991 -
Wiltshire - 11 £35,000 - 1
Devon +8 1 £31,000 +11.91% 1
Data Protection Act
England

For the 6 months to 21 November 2017, IT jobs citing Data Protection Act also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the South West region with a requirement for Data Protection Act.

1 25 (100.00%) Data Protection
2 15 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (60.00%) PCI DSS
3 13 (52.00%) Finance
4 11 (44.00%) SQL
4 11 (44.00%) Marketing
5 9 (36.00%) Analytical Skills
6 8 (32.00%) Collaborative Working
6 8 (32.00%) Microsoft
6 8 (32.00%) Law
7 7 (28.00%) Regression Testing
7 7 (28.00%) Scrum
7 7 (28.00%) ISTQB
7 7 (28.00%) Software Testing
7 7 (28.00%) Manual Testing
7 7 (28.00%) System Testing
7 7 (28.00%) JIRA
7 7 (28.00%) QA
7 7 (28.00%) Scenario Testing
7 7 (28.00%) Zephyr
7 7 (28.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 7 (28.00%) Team Foundation Server
8 6 (24.00%) Data Analysis
9 5 (20.00%) Information Security
9 5 (20.00%) Velocity
9 5 (20.00%) Spreadsheet
9 5 (20.00%) Data Analytics
9 5 (20.00%) Analytics
9 5 (20.00%) Relational Database
9 5 (20.00%) API Design

Data Protection Act
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South West 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 (12.00%) Apache Spark
1 3 (12.00%) SAS
Applications
1 5 (20.00%) Spreadsheet
2 3 (12.00%) SPSS
Cloud Services
1 3 (12.00%) Cloud Computing
1 3 (12.00%) Google Cloud Platform
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (20.00%) Relational Database
2 3 (12.00%) Apache Hive
2 3 (12.00%) Big Data
2 3 (12.00%) BigQuery
2 3 (12.00%) Data Warehouse
2 3 (12.00%) Geospatial Data
2 3 (12.00%) GIS
2 3 (12.00%) Hadoop
2 3 (12.00%) Impala
2 3 (12.00%) NoSQL
3 2 (8.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 7 (28.00%) JIRA
1 7 (28.00%) Team Foundation Server
1 7 (28.00%) Zephyr
2 1 (4.00%) Visual Studio
General
1 13 (52.00%) Finance
2 11 (44.00%) Marketing
3 8 (32.00%) Law
4 3 (12.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 7 (28.00%) Software Tester
1 7 (28.00%) Tester
2 6 (24.00%) Analyst
3 5 (20.00%) Data Analyst
4 4 (16.00%) Security Officer
5 3 (12.00%) CRM Manager
5 3 (12.00%) CRM Programme Manager
5 3 (12.00%) Data Scientist
5 3 (12.00%) Programme Manager
6 2 (8.00%) Information Officer
6 2 (8.00%) Information Security Officer
6 2 (8.00%) IT Security Officer
7 1 (4.00%) .NET Developer
7 1 (4.00%) Consultant
7 1 (4.00%) Developer
7 1 (4.00%) Information Security Consultant
7 1 (4.00%) Security Consultant
7 1 (4.00%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (20.00%) Velocity
2 3 (12.00%) D3.js
2 3 (12.00%) Natural Language Processing
2 3 (12.00%) TensorFlow
2 3 (12.00%) Theano
3 2 (8.00%) .NET
4 1 (4.00%) .NET Framework
4 1 (4.00%) HTML
4 1 (4.00%) jQuery
4 1 (4.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 9 (36.00%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (12.00%) Algorithms
2 3 (12.00%) Blog
2 3 (12.00%) Management Information System
2 3 (12.00%) Tandem
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (100.00%) Data Protection
2 15 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (32.00%) Collaborative Working
4 7 (28.00%) Manual Testing
4 7 (28.00%) Regression Testing
4 7 (28.00%) Scenario Testing
4 7 (28.00%) Scrum
4 7 (28.00%) Software Testing
4 7 (28.00%) System Testing
5 6 (24.00%) Data Analysis
6 5 (20.00%) A/B Testing
6 5 (20.00%) Actionable Insight
6 5 (20.00%) Analytics
6 5 (20.00%) API Design
6 5 (20.00%) Data Analytics
6 5 (20.00%) Digital Analytics
6 5 (20.00%) Information Security
7 4 (16.00%) Data Migration
7 4 (16.00%) Migration
7 4 (16.00%) Penetration Testing
Programming Languages
1 11 (44.00%) SQL
2 4 (16.00%) JavaScript
3 3 (12.00%) MATLAB
3 3 (12.00%) Python
3 3 (12.00%) R
4 1 (4.00%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 7 (28.00%) ISTQB
1 7 (28.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 4 (16.00%) Degree
3 3 (12.00%) CISSP
3 3 (12.00%) Postgraduate
4 1 (4.00%) CISA
4 1 (4.00%) CISM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (60.00%) PCI DSS
2 7 (28.00%) QA
3 5 (20.00%) GDPR
4 4 (16.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (4.00%) RMADS
Vendors
1 8 (32.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (12.00%) Capita