The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Freedom of Information in IT jobs advertised for the Manchester region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Freedom of Information over the 3 months to 2 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
2 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Freedom of Information (FOI)
Rank 185 178 -
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -
Permanent jobs citing Freedom of Information 1 2 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 0.024% 0.052% -
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.10% 0.21% -
Number of salaries quoted 1 2 0
Average salary £27,500 £35,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
-21.42% -
UK excluding London average salary £27,600 £32,500 £32,320
% change year-on-year
-15.07% +0.55%
Freedom of Information
North West

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

Miscellaneous Category
Manchester
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
985 969 1065
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 23.89% 25.01% 28.35%
Number of salaries quoted 762 803 891
Average salary £40,000 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £24,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £55,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

Freedom of Information
Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

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

Freedom of Information Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

Freedom of Information
Salary Trend in Manchester

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

Freedom of Information Salary Trend in Manchester

Freedom of Information
Top 23 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 2 September 2014, IT jobs across the Manchester 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 1 (100.00%) SQL
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (100.00%) Business Objects
1 1 (100.00%) MS Office
1 1 (100.00%) Visual Studio
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle Reports
1 1 (100.00%) MS Excel
1 1 (100.00%) Data Mining
1 1 (100.00%) Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) Project Management
1 1 (100.00%) Disaster Recovery
1 1 (100.00%) Data Security
1 1 (100.00%) Management Information System
1 1 (100.00%) Legal
1 1 (100.00%) Migration
1 1 (100.00%) Information Management
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 1 (100.00%) Data Protection
1 1 (100.00%) Performance Improvement
1 1 (100.00%) Information Governance
1 1 (100.00%) Relational Database

Freedom of Information
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 2014, IT jobs across the Manchester 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.

Applications
1 1 (100.00%) MS Office
1 1 (100.00%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle Reports
1 1 (100.00%) Data Mining
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 1 (100.00%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (100.00%) Visual Studio
General
1 1 (100.00%) Legal
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) Project Management
1 1 (100.00%) Disaster Recovery
1 1 (100.00%) Data Security
1 1 (100.00%) Migration
1 1 (100.00%) Information Management
1 1 (100.00%) Data Protection
1 1 (100.00%) Performance Improvement
1 1 (100.00%) Information Governance
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) SQL
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle
1 1 (100.00%) Business Objects
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft