The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Freedom of Information 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 over the 3 months to 29 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Freedom of Information (FOI)
Rank 617 620 622
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +2
Permanent jobs citing Freedom of Information 6 3 25
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.013% 0.007% 0.049%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.035% 0.017% 0.12%
Number of salaries quoted 6 3 25
Average salary £34,500 £60,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-42.50% +33.33%
UK excluding London average salary £27,600 £35,000 £32,320
% change year-on-year
-21.14% +8.29%
Freedom of Information
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
17047 17591 20261
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 36.21% 39.88% 40.09%
Number of salaries quoted 13932 14313 17432
Average salary £55,000 £55,000 £55,000
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £34,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £82,500 £82,500 £85,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

Freedom of Information
Jobs Demand Trend in London

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

Freedom of Information Jobs Demand Trend in London

Freedom of Information
Salary Trend in London

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

Freedom of Information Salary Trend in London

Freedom of Information
Salary Histogram in London

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Freedom of Information across the London region over the 3 months to 29 August 2014.

Freedom of Information Salary Histogram in London

Freedom of Information
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT jobs across the London region citing Freedom of Information 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.

1 9 (81.82%) Data Protection
2 5 (45.45%) Management Information System
2 5 (45.45%) Migration
3 4 (36.36%) Information Security
3 4 (36.36%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 4 (36.36%) SQL
3 4 (36.36%) Data Extraction
3 4 (36.36%) QA
4 3 (27.27%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 3 (27.27%) Data Protection Act
4 3 (27.27%) Business Intelligence
4 3 (27.27%) Microsoft
4 3 (27.27%) Legal
5 2 (18.18%) Information Security Management
5 2 (18.18%) Security Management
5 2 (18.18%) Stakeholder Management
5 2 (18.18%) Data Analysis
5 2 (18.18%) NHS
5 2 (18.18%) ACCA
5 2 (18.18%) Project Management
5 2 (18.18%) Data Warehouse
5 2 (18.18%) CIMA
5 2 (18.18%) .NET
5 2 (18.18%) SQL Server
5 2 (18.18%) ASP.NET
5 2 (18.18%) PRINCE2
5 2 (18.18%) MS Excel
5 2 (18.18%) Web Development
5 2 (18.18%) Time Management
5 2 (18.18%) ISMS

Freedom of Information
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT jobs across the London region citing Freedom of Information 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. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (9.09%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (18.18%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (9.09%) Dynamics CRM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (36.36%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 2 (18.18%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 2 (18.18%) SQL Server
2 2 (18.18%) Data Warehouse
General
1 3 (27.27%) Legal
Job Titles
1 3 (27.27%) Information Manager
2 2 (18.18%) Information Security Manager
2 2 (18.18%) Security Manager
2 2 (18.18%) Developer
2 2 (18.18%) Systems Developer
2 2 (18.18%) Report Writer
3 1 (9.09%) Senior Information Analyst
3 1 (9.09%) Information Analyst
3 1 (9.09%) Senior Data Analyst
3 1 (9.09%) Analyst
3 1 (9.09%) Senior Analyst
3 1 (9.09%) Systems Manager
3 1 (9.09%) Data Analyst
3 1 (9.09%) Records Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (18.18%) .NET
1 2 (18.18%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 5 (45.45%) Management Information System
2 4 (36.36%) Data Extraction
3 3 (27.27%) Data Protection Act
4 2 (18.18%) NHS
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (81.82%) Data Protection
2 5 (45.45%) Migration
3 4 (36.36%) Information Security
4 3 (27.27%) Business Intelligence
5 2 (18.18%) Project Management
5 2 (18.18%) PRINCE2
5 2 (18.18%) Information Security Management
5 2 (18.18%) Security Management
5 2 (18.18%) Stakeholder Management
5 2 (18.18%) Information Management
5 2 (18.18%) Data Analysis
5 2 (18.18%) Web Development
5 2 (18.18%) Data Architecture
5 2 (18.18%) Time Management
5 2 (18.18%) ISMS
6 1 (9.09%) Data Migration
6 1 (9.09%) Information Assurance
6 1 (9.09%) Information Architecture
6 1 (9.09%) Data Privacy
6 1 (9.09%) Release Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (36.36%) SQL
2 2 (18.18%) C#
Qualifications
1 2 (18.18%) ACCA
1 2 (18.18%) CIMA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (36.36%) QA
2 3 (27.27%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (9.09%) ISO 9001
Vendors
1 3 (27.27%) Microsoft