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 27 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Freedom of Information Act (FOIA)
Rank 867 915 880
Rank change year-on-year
+48 -35
Permanent jobs citing Freedom of Information Act 28 1 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.026% 0.001% 0.015%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.064% 0.002% 0.036%
Number of salaries quoted 2 1 8
Average salary £44,500 £34,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+28.98% +6.15%
90% offered a salary of more than £38,100 £34,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,900 £34,500 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £36,500 £34,500 £32,500
% change year-on-year
+5.79% +6.15%

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
43973 45255 43855
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 40.90% 38.90% 40.60%
Number of salaries quoted 35155 35219 35401
Average salary £47,500 £47,500 £46,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +2.15%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £28,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £75,000 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.25% -

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
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Freedom of Information Act over the 3 months to 27 August 2015 within the UK.

Freedom of Information Act Salary Histogram in the UK

Freedom of Information Act
Top 5 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 27 August 2015. 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
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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
England +39 28 £44,500 +28.98% 1
London - 27 £52,500 - 1
Leeds - 1 £36,500 -
West Yorkshire - 1 £36,500 -
Yorkshire - 1 £36,500 -

Freedom of Information Act
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 August 2015, 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 81 (100.00%) Freedom of Information
1 81 (100.00%) Data Protection
2 79 (97.53%) Data Protection Act
3 67 (82.72%) Analytics
3 67 (82.72%) Data Warehouse
4 62 (76.54%) Microsoft
5 55 (67.90%) Business Intelligence
6 53 (65.43%) Analytical Skills
7 40 (49.38%) Big Data
8 39 (48.15%) SQL
8 39 (48.15%) Agile Software Development
9 35 (43.21%) Degree
10 34 (41.98%) Publishing
11 33 (40.74%) SQL Server
11 33 (40.74%) BusinessObjects
12 32 (39.51%) Star Schema
12 32 (39.51%) Computer Science
12 32 (39.51%) Kimball Methodology
12 32 (39.51%) Inmon Methodology
13 31 (38.27%) SQL Server Analysis Services
14 30 (37.04%) Finance
15 28 (34.57%) Multimedia
15 28 (34.57%) Data Analysis
15 28 (34.57%) SPSS
16 26 (32.10%) T-SQL
16 26 (32.10%) SQL Server Reporting Services
16 26 (32.10%) SQL Server 2008
16 26 (32.10%) Performance Tuning
17 23 (28.40%) Information Management
17 23 (28.40%) MS Excel

Freedom of Information Act
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 27 August 2015, 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 18 (22.22%) SAS
Applications
1 28 (34.57%) SPSS
2 23 (28.40%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.23%) Internet
1 1 (1.23%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 67 (82.72%) Data Warehouse
2 40 (49.38%) Big Data
3 33 (40.74%) SQL Server
3 33 (40.74%) BusinessObjects
4 32 (39.51%) Star Schema
5 31 (38.27%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 26 (32.10%) SQL Server 2008
6 26 (32.10%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 22 (27.16%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 18 (22.22%) Data Mining
9 17 (20.99%) Oracle Database 11g
9 17 (20.99%) Oracle Database
10 9 (11.11%) BusinessObjects XI
11 8 (9.88%) Relational Database
12 5 (6.17%) OLAP
Development Applications
1 18 (22.22%) Toad
General
1 34 (41.98%) Publishing
2 30 (37.04%) Finance
3 28 (34.57%) Multimedia
4 5 (6.17%) Legal
5 4 (4.94%) Marketing
6 1 (1.23%) Law
Job Titles
1 32 (39.51%) Analyst
2 18 (22.22%) Research Analyst
3 16 (19.75%) Developer
4 12 (14.81%) Business Intelligence Analyst
4 12 (14.81%) Business Analyst
5 10 (12.35%) Service Manager
5 10 (12.35%) Operations Analyst
5 10 (12.35%) Data Manager
6 9 (11.11%) Information Manager
6 9 (11.11%) Business Developer
6 9 (11.11%) Business Intelligence Developer
6 9 (11.11%) Front-End Developer
7 7 (8.64%) Information Governance Manager
7 7 (8.64%) Governance Manager
7 7 (8.64%) ETL Developer
8 6 (7.41%) Operations Manager
8 6 (7.41%) Test Analyst
8 6 (7.41%) Business Test Analyst
9 5 (6.17%) Technical Manager
9 5 (6.17%) Technical Operations Manager
Miscellaneous
1 81 (100.00%) Freedom of Information
2 79 (97.53%) Data Protection Act
3 53 (65.43%) Analytical Skills
4 32 (39.51%) Computer Science
5 9 (11.11%) Management Information System
6 2 (2.47%) NHS
6 2 (2.47%) Statistics
7 1 (1.23%) Client/Server
7 1 (1.23%) CESG
Operating Systems
1 7 (8.64%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 81 (100.00%) Data Protection
2 67 (82.72%) Analytics
3 55 (67.90%) Business Intelligence
4 39 (48.15%) Agile Software Development
5 32 (39.51%) Inmon Methodology
5 32 (39.51%) Kimball Methodology
6 28 (34.57%) Data Analysis
7 26 (32.10%) Performance Tuning
8 23 (28.40%) Information Management
8 23 (28.40%) Data Modelling
9 22 (27.16%) Data Security
9 22 (27.16%) Project Management
10 18 (22.22%) Econometrics
10 18 (22.22%) Statistical Analysis
10 18 (22.22%) Operations Research
11 16 (19.75%) Test Management
12 11 (13.58%) ETL
13 10 (12.35%) Information Security
13 10 (12.35%) Strategic Planning
14 7 (8.64%) Information Governance
Programming Languages
1 39 (48.15%) SQL
2 26 (32.10%) T-SQL
3 10 (12.35%) R
Qualifications
1 35 (43.21%) Degree
2 2 (2.47%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (2.47%) MCTS
2 2 (2.47%) MCITP
3 1 (1.23%) SC Cleared
3 1 (1.23%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (7.41%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 4 (4.94%) Data Quality
3 2 (2.47%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 2 (2.47%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 62 (76.54%) Microsoft
2 17 (20.99%) Oracle
3 6 (7.41%) SAP
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