The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Freedom of Information Act in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Freedom of Information Act over the 3 months to 13 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
13 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Freedom of Information Act (FOIA)
Rank 928 939 950
Rank change year-on-year
+11 +11
Permanent jobs citing Freedom of Information Act 2 16 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.002% 0.015% 0.004%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.005% 0.038% 0.009%
Number of salaries quoted 2 10 4
Average salary £56,250 £67,500 £43,880
Average salary % change year-on-year
-16.66% +53.83%
90% offered a salary of more than £55,250 £50,000 £33,828
10% offered a salary of more than £57,250 £75,000 £45,700
UK excluding London average salary £56,250 - £36,380

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

Miscellaneous Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
42638 42282 43116
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 42.53% 40.28% 40.85%
Number of salaries quoted 34145 34218 33541
Average salary £50,000 £47,500 £46,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% +2.15%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £79,000 £75,000 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

Freedom of Information Act
Jobs Demand Trend

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

Freedom of Information Act Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Freedom of Information Act
Salary Trend

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

Freedom of Information Act Salary Trend in the UK

Freedom of Information Act
Top 2 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Freedom of Information Act within the UK over the 3 months to 13 February 2016. 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
Edinburgh - 2 £56,250 -
Scotland - 2 £56,250 -

Freedom of Information Act
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, IT jobs within the UK 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 6 (100.00%) Freedom of Information
2 5 (83.33%) Data Protection Act
2 5 (83.33%) Data Protection
3 3 (50.00%) Management Information System
4 2 (33.33%) Law
4 2 (33.33%) Information Security Management
4 2 (33.33%) Security Management
4 2 (33.33%) MS Excel
4 2 (33.33%) Microsoft
4 2 (33.33%) NHS
4 2 (33.33%) Degree
4 2 (33.33%) ISMS
4 2 (33.33%) Information Security
4 2 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (16.67%) Records Management
5 1 (16.67%) Information Governance
5 1 (16.67%) Cybersecurity
5 1 (16.67%) Line Management
5 1 (16.67%) Data Analysis
5 1 (16.67%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (16.67%) User Acceptance Testing
5 1 (16.67%) Time Management
5 1 (16.67%) Data Quality
5 1 (16.67%) Visualisation
5 1 (16.67%) Data Visualisation
5 1 (16.67%) Tableau
5 1 (16.67%) Project Management
5 1 (16.67%) CRM
5 1 (16.67%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (16.67%) SAS

Freedom of Information Act
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, IT jobs within the UK 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (16.67%) SAS
Applications
1 2 (33.33%) MS Excel
2 1 (16.67%) MS Office
2 1 (16.67%) MS PowerPoint
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (16.67%) Data Warehouse
General
1 2 (33.33%) Law
2 1 (16.67%) Legal
Job Titles
1 2 (33.33%) Information Officer
1 2 (33.33%) Operational Security Manager
1 2 (33.33%) Security Manager
1 2 (33.33%) Security Operations Manager
2 1 (16.67%) Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Governance Manager
2 1 (16.67%) Information Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Information Governance Manager
2 1 (16.67%) Information Manager
2 1 (16.67%) MI Officer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (16.67%) CGI
Miscellaneous
1 6 (100.00%) Freedom of Information
2 5 (83.33%) Data Protection Act
3 3 (50.00%) Management Information System
4 2 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (33.33%) NHS
5 1 (16.67%) Visualisation
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (83.33%) Data Protection
2 2 (33.33%) Information Security
2 2 (33.33%) Information Security Management
2 2 (33.33%) ISMS
2 2 (33.33%) Security Management
3 1 (16.67%) Balanced Scorecard
3 1 (16.67%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (16.67%) CRM
3 1 (16.67%) Cybersecurity
3 1 (16.67%) Data Analysis
3 1 (16.67%) Data Visualisation
3 1 (16.67%) Information Governance
3 1 (16.67%) Line Management
3 1 (16.67%) Project Management
3 1 (16.67%) Records Management
3 1 (16.67%) Time Management
3 1 (16.67%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 1 (16.67%) VBA
Qualifications
1 2 (33.33%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (16.67%) Data Quality
Vendors
1 2 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 1 (16.67%) Tableau
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 25000 - 30000
Posted: 2 days ago
Cheltenham
Capita Defence & Security Resourcing
Salary: £27000 - £32000 per annum
Posted: 10 days ago
South East London
TFL
Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum + Generous benefits
Posted: 23 days ago