Period
to 21 November 2017

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Data Protection Act in permanent job vacancies advertised in Wales. 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)
UK > Wales
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 142 141 144
Rank change year-on-year -1 +3 +5
Permanent jobs citing Data Protection Act 1 17 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Wales 0.048% 0.65% 0.22%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.14% 1.92% 0.70%
Number of salaries quoted 1 17 2
Wales median annual salary £35,050 £41,500 £56,250
Median salary % change year-on-year -15.54% -26.22% +26.40%
10th Percentile £32,925 £36,000 £52,875
90th Percentile £37,175 £86,250 £58,625
UK 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 Wales with a requirement for generic IT skills.

All Generic IT Skills
Wales
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 725 884 853
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Wales 34.96% 33.68% 31.27%
Number of salaries quoted 594 743 701
Wales median annual salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +7.14% -
10th Percentile £21,413 £22,500 £21,250
90th Percentile £54,516 £57,500 £52,500
UK median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%

Data Protection Act
Job Vacancy Trend in Wales

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

Job vacancy trend for Data Protection Act in Wales

Data Protection Act
Salary Trend in Wales

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

Salary trend for Data Protection Act in Wales

Data Protection Act
Job Locations in Wales

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 Wales 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
South Wales +13 1 £35,050 -15.54%
Data Protection Act
UK

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 Wales region with a requirement for Data Protection Act.

1 1 (100.00%) Information Security Management
1 1 (100.00%) Security Management
1 1 (100.00%) Information Security
1 1 (100.00%) Freedom of Information
1 1 (100.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (100.00%) Freedom of Information Act
1 1 (100.00%) Welsh Language
1 1 (100.00%) Data Protection
1 1 (100.00%) Continuous Improvement
1 1 (100.00%) GDPR
1 1 (100.00%) IASME
1 1 (100.00%) Cyber Essentials
1 1 (100.00%) Cyber Essentials PLUS

Data Protection Act
Co-occurring IT Skills in Wales 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:

General
1 1 (100.00%) Welsh Language
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Information Manager
1 1 (100.00%) Information Security Manager
1 1 (100.00%) Security Manager
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Freedom of Information
1 1 (100.00%) Freedom of Information Act
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Continuous Improvement
1 1 (100.00%) Data Protection
1 1 (100.00%) Information Security
1 1 (100.00%) Information Security Management
1 1 (100.00%) Security Management
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (100.00%) Cyber Essentials
1 1 (100.00%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
1 1 (100.00%) GDPR
1 1 (100.00%) IASME
1 1 (100.00%) ISO/IEC 27001