The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Freedom of Information in IT jobs advertised for the Birmingham region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Freedom of Information over the 3 months to 27 August 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
27 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Freedom of Information (FOI)
Rank 141 127 128
Rank change year-on-year
-14 +1
Permanent jobs citing Freedom of Information 5 2 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 0.21% 0.10% 0.046%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.52% 0.30% 0.11%
Number of salaries quoted 5 2 1
Median salary £30,000 £48,000 £27,600
Median salary % change year-on-year
-37.50% +73.91%
UK excluding London median salary £32,000 £45,000 £27,600
% change year-on-year
-28.88% +63.04%
Freedom of Information
West Midlands

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Miscellaneous category in permanent jobs advertised in the Birmingham region.

Miscellaneous Category
Birmingham
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
961 670 906
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 41.02% 33.94% 41.94%
Number of salaries quoted 611 524 725
Median salary £42,500 £40,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £27,500 £27,600
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

Freedom of Information
Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

The demand trend of job ads across the Birmingham region citing Freedom of Information as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the Miscellaneous category.

Freedom of Information Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

Freedom of Information
Salary Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Freedom of Information across the Birmingham region.

Freedom of Information Salary Trend in Birmingham

Freedom of Information
Top 22 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 27 August 2016, IT jobs citing Freedom of Information 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 Birmingham region with a requirement for Freedom of Information.

1 5 (83.33%) C#
1 5 (83.33%) HTML
1 5 (83.33%) JavaScript
1 5 (83.33%) .NET
1 5 (83.33%) SQL Server
1 5 (83.33%) Visual Studio
1 5 (83.33%) CSS
1 5 (83.33%) XML
1 5 (83.33%) OOA/OOD
1 5 (83.33%) CRM
1 5 (83.33%) Microsoft
1 5 (83.33%) Agile Software Development
1 5 (83.33%) Dynamics CRM
1 5 (83.33%) Dynamics AX
1 5 (83.33%) JSON
1 5 (83.33%) Data Protection
1 5 (83.33%) Microsoft Azure
1 5 (83.33%) SDLC
2 1 (16.67%) IT Governance
2 1 (16.67%) Software Engineering
2 1 (16.67%) NHS
2 1 (16.67%) IT Audit

Freedom of Information
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham 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:

Business Applications
1 5 (83.33%) Dynamics AX
1 5 (83.33%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 5 (83.33%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (83.33%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 5 (83.33%) Visual Studio
Job Titles
1 5 (83.33%) Developer
2 4 (66.67%) .NET Developer
3 3 (50.00%) C# .NET Developer
3 3 (50.00%) C# Developer
4 2 (33.33%) Systems Developer
5 1 (16.67%) .NET Software Developer
5 1 (16.67%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (83.33%) .NET
1 5 (83.33%) CSS
1 5 (83.33%) HTML
1 5 (83.33%) JSON
1 5 (83.33%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) NHS
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (83.33%) Agile Software Development
1 5 (83.33%) CRM
1 5 (83.33%) Data Protection
1 5 (83.33%) OOA/OOD
1 5 (83.33%) SDLC
2 1 (16.67%) IT Audit
2 1 (16.67%) IT Governance
2 1 (16.67%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 5 (83.33%) C#
1 5 (83.33%) JavaScript
Vendors
1 5 (83.33%) Microsoft