The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Freedom of Information Act in IT jobs advertised for the London region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Freedom of Information Act over the 3 months to 1 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
1 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Freedom of Information Act (FOIA)
Rank 649 663 712
Rank change year-on-year
+14 +49
Permanent jobs citing Freedom of Information Act 3 4 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.007% 0.009% 0.002%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.015% 0.019% 0.004%
Number of salaries quoted 3 4 1
Average salary £43,000 £57,750 £38,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-25.54% +51.97%
UK excluding London average salary £51,750 £34,494 -
% change year-on-year
+50.02% -
Freedom of Information Act
England

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

Miscellaneous Category
London
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
19728 20646 23100
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 46.72% 45.62% 47.04%
Number of salaries quoted 16638 16797 18700
Average salary £57,500 £55,000 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.54% -
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £33,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £85,000 £85,000 £85,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

Freedom of Information Act
Jobs Demand Trend in London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Freedom of Information Act across the London region as a proportion of the total demand within the Miscellaneous category.

Freedom of Information Act Jobs Demand Trend in London

Freedom of Information Act
Salary Trend in London

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

Freedom of Information Act Salary Trend in London

Freedom of Information Act
Top 15 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 1 May 2016, IT jobs across the London region citing Freedom of Information Act also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Freedom of Information Act.

1 3 (100.00%) Freedom of Information
1 3 (100.00%) Data Protection Act
1 3 (100.00%) Data Protection
1 3 (100.00%) Information Governance
1 3 (100.00%) Records Management
2 2 (66.67%) Performance Management
2 2 (66.67%) Information Security
2 2 (66.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (66.67%) BS7799
3 1 (33.33%) Management Information System
3 1 (33.33%) Law
3 1 (33.33%) Legal
3 1 (33.33%) Degree
3 1 (33.33%) NHS
3 1 (33.33%) Line Management

Freedom of Information Act
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 1 May 2016, IT jobs across the London region citing Freedom of Information Act also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Freedom of Information Act. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

General
1 1 (33.33%) Law
1 1 (33.33%) Legal
Job Titles
1 3 (100.00%) Governance Manager
1 3 (100.00%) Information Governance Manager
1 3 (100.00%) Information Manager
Miscellaneous
1 3 (100.00%) Data Protection Act
1 3 (100.00%) Freedom of Information
2 1 (33.33%) Management Information System
2 1 (33.33%) NHS
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) Data Protection
1 3 (100.00%) Information Governance
1 3 (100.00%) Records Management
2 2 (66.67%) Information Security
2 2 (66.67%) Performance Management
3 1 (33.33%) Line Management
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (66.67%) BS7799
1 2 (66.67%) ISO/IEC 27001