The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Data Protection Act in permanent job vacancies advertised in Southampton. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Data Protection Act over the 3 months to 23 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
23 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Data Protection Act (DPA)
Hampshire / Southampton
Rank - 85 90
Permanent jobs citing Data Protection Act 0 5 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Southampton - 0.64% 0.21%
As % of the Miscellaneous category - 2.25% 0.52%
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 0
Median salary - - -
UK excluding London median salary £43,000 £41,750 £42,500
% change year-on-year +2.99% -1.76%  

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 Southampton with a requirement for generic IT skills.

Generic IT Skills
Southampton
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 207 222 382
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Southampton 33.82% 28.24% 40.25%
Number of salaries quoted 186 204 304
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +1.26%  
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £25,000 £27,950
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £68,500 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +6.25%  

Data Protection Act
Job Vacancy Trend in Southampton

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Southampton 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 Southampton

Data Protection Act
Salary Trend in Southampton

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

Salary trend for Data Protection Act in Southampton