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 23 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
23 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Freedom of Information (FOI)
Rank 620 615 583
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -32
Permanent jobs citing Freedom of Information 7 2 43
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.015% 0.004% 0.090%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.036% 0.010% 0.19%
Number of salaries quoted 6 2 32
Average salary £34,500 £46,250 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-25.40% +2.77%
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £30,875 £52,500
% change year-on-year
+36.03% -41.19%
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
19710 20631 22520
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 43.42% 46.09% 46.95%
Number of salaries quoted 16100 16987 19007
Average salary £55,000 £55,000 £55,000
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £82,500 £85,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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
Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Freedom of Information within the London region over the 3 months to 23 October 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
City of London - 1 - -
Freedom of Information
England

Freedom of Information
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 23 October 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 8 (80.00%) Data Protection
2 6 (60.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 6 (60.00%) SQL
2 6 (60.00%) Management Information System
2 6 (60.00%) Migration
3 4 (40.00%) Business Intelligence
3 4 (40.00%) Microsoft
3 4 (40.00%) QA
3 4 (40.00%) Data Extraction
4 3 (30.00%) Legal
5 2 (20.00%) C#
5 2 (20.00%) Information Security
5 2 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
5 2 (20.00%) Star Schema
5 2 (20.00%) CIMA
5 2 (20.00%) Service Delivery
5 2 (20.00%) SPSS
5 2 (20.00%) NHS
5 2 (20.00%) ACCA
5 2 (20.00%) Project Management
5 2 (20.00%) .NET
5 2 (20.00%) SQL Server
5 2 (20.00%) OLAP
5 2 (20.00%) ASP.NET
5 2 (20.00%) ITIL
5 2 (20.00%) PRINCE2
5 2 (20.00%) MS Excel
5 2 (20.00%) CRM
5 2 (20.00%) SharePoint
5 2 (20.00%) Data Warehouse

Freedom of Information
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 23 October 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 2 (20.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (20.00%) MS Excel
1 2 (20.00%) SPSS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (60.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 2 (20.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 2 (20.00%) PerformancePoint
2 2 (20.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (20.00%) OLAP
2 2 (20.00%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (20.00%) Star Schema
General
1 3 (30.00%) Legal
2 1 (10.00%) Local Government
2 1 (10.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 2 (20.00%) Developer
1 2 (20.00%) Analyst
1 2 (20.00%) Systems Developer
1 2 (20.00%) Information Manager
1 2 (20.00%) Report Writer
2 1 (10.00%) Senior Information Analyst
2 1 (10.00%) Security Advisor
2 1 (10.00%) Information Security Manager
2 1 (10.00%) Security Manager
2 1 (10.00%) Information Analyst
2 1 (10.00%) Senior Data Analyst
2 1 (10.00%) Systems Analyst
2 1 (10.00%) Report Analyst
2 1 (10.00%) Senior Analyst
2 1 (10.00%) Data Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (20.00%) .NET
1 2 (20.00%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 6 (60.00%) Management Information System
2 4 (40.00%) Data Extraction
3 2 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (20.00%) Data Protection Act
3 2 (20.00%) NHS
4 1 (10.00%) Freedom of Information Act
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (80.00%) Data Protection
2 6 (60.00%) Migration
3 4 (40.00%) Business Intelligence
4 2 (20.00%) Project Management
4 2 (20.00%) Service Delivery
4 2 (20.00%) ITIL
4 2 (20.00%) PRINCE2
4 2 (20.00%) CRM
4 2 (20.00%) ETL
4 2 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 2 (20.00%) Information Security
4 2 (20.00%) Information Management
4 2 (20.00%) Data Analysis
4 2 (20.00%) Systems Analysis
4 2 (20.00%) Web Development
4 2 (20.00%) Problem Management
4 2 (20.00%) User Acceptance Testing
4 2 (20.00%) Data Architecture
4 2 (20.00%) Performance Management
4 2 (20.00%) ISMS
Programming Languages
1 6 (60.00%) SQL
2 2 (20.00%) C#
Qualifications
1 2 (20.00%) ACCA
1 2 (20.00%) CIMA
2 1 (10.00%) SC Cleared
2 1 (10.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (40.00%) QA
2 1 (10.00%) PCI DSS
2 1 (10.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
Vendors
1 4 (40.00%) Microsoft