The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Data Protection Act in permanent job vacancies advertised in South Yorkshire. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Data Protection Act over the 3 months to 30 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Data Protection Act (DPA)
Yorkshire / South Yorkshire
3 months to
30 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - 83 -
Permanent jobs citing Data Protection Act 0 2 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in South Yorkshire - 0.26% -
As % of the Miscellaneous category - 0.81% -
Number of salaries quoted 0 2 0
Median salary - £50,000 -
UK excluding London median salary £43,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +1.17% -  

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 South Yorkshire with a requirement for generic IT skills.

Generic IT Skills
South Yorkshire
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 213 248 242
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in South Yorkshire 31.51% 31.63% 24.25%
Number of salaries quoted 181 196 203
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 £26,500 £25,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £45,000 £63,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +6.25%  

Data Protection Act
Job Vacancy Trend in South Yorkshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in South Yorkshire 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 South Yorkshire

Data Protection Act
Salary Trend in South Yorkshire

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

Salary trend for Data Protection Act in South Yorkshire