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 22 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Freedom of Information Act (FOIA)
Rank 839 906 881
Rank change year-on-year
+67 -25
Permanent jobs citing Freedom of Information Act 44 1 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.041% 0.001% 0.006%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.11% 0.002% 0.014%
Number of salaries quoted 12 1 6
Average salary £43,875 £65,000 £33,962
Average salary % change year-on-year
-32.50% +91.39%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,889 £65,000 £29,606
10% offered a salary of more than £82,250 £65,000 £53,250
UK excluding London average salary £35,250 £65,000 £30,424
% change year-on-year
-45.76% +113.64%

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
41221 46721 42224
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 38.58% 39.79% 38.81%
Number of salaries quoted 32631 37349 34357
Average salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £28,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £75,000 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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 22 May 2015 within the UK.

Freedom of Information Act Salary Histogram in the UK

Freedom of Information Act
Top 9 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 22 May 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
(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
England +77 43 £35,250 -45.76% 29
London - 37 £63,000 - 29
South West - 4 £35,250 -
Bristol - 4 £35,250 -
Tyne and Wear - 2 £33,738 -
Newcastle upon Tyne - 2 £33,738 -
City of London - 2 £52,500 - 1
North East - 2 £33,738 -
Greenwich - 1 £85,000 -

Freedom of Information Act
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 62 (100.00%) Freedom of Information
1 62 (100.00%) Data Protection
2 58 (93.55%) Data Protection Act
3 34 (54.84%) Data Warehouse
3 34 (54.84%) Analytics
4 31 (50.00%) Microsoft
5 28 (45.16%) Analytical Skills
6 25 (40.32%) Business Intelligence
7 22 (35.48%) Finance
7 22 (35.48%) Degree
8 21 (33.87%) Information Security
8 21 (33.87%) SQL
9 20 (32.26%) Big Data
10 19 (30.65%) Agile Software Development
11 18 (29.03%) Computer Science
12 17 (27.42%) SQL Server
13 16 (25.81%) Management Information System
14 15 (24.19%) Publishing
14 15 (24.19%) SQL Server Analysis Services
14 15 (24.19%) Information Management
15 14 (22.58%) Business Objects
16 13 (20.97%) Star Schema
16 13 (20.97%) SPSS
16 13 (20.97%) MS Excel
16 13 (20.97%) Data Analysis
16 13 (20.97%) Multimedia
16 13 (20.97%) Programme Management
16 13 (20.97%) Information Assurance
16 13 (20.97%) Kimball Methodology
16 13 (20.97%) Inmon Methodology

Freedom of Information Act
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 8 (12.90%) SAS
Applications
1 13 (20.97%) SPSS
1 13 (20.97%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 5 (8.06%) SAN
1 5 (8.06%) NAS
2 3 (4.84%) Firewall
2 3 (4.84%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 34 (54.84%) Data Warehouse
2 20 (32.26%) Big Data
3 17 (27.42%) SQL Server
4 15 (24.19%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 13 (20.97%) Star Schema
6 11 (17.74%) SQL Server 2008
6 11 (17.74%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 11 (17.74%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 8 (12.90%) Data Mining
8 7 (11.29%) Oracle Database 11g
8 7 (11.29%) Oracle Database
9 4 (6.45%) BusinessObjects XI
9 4 (6.45%) OLAP
10 3 (4.84%) Relational Database
11 2 (3.23%) BusinessObjects
Development Applications
1 8 (12.90%) Toad
General
1 22 (35.48%) Finance
2 15 (24.19%) Publishing
3 13 (20.97%) Multimedia
4 9 (14.52%) Marketing
5 4 (6.45%) Legal
Job Titles
1 15 (24.19%) Security Manager
2 14 (22.58%) Analyst
3 9 (14.52%) Information Manager
4 8 (12.90%) Research Analyst
5 7 (11.29%) Operations Manager
5 7 (11.29%) Data Manager
6 6 (9.68%) Cyber Security Manager
6 6 (9.68%) Developer
7 5 (8.06%) Service Manager
7 5 (8.06%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 5 (8.06%) Information Governance Manager
7 5 (8.06%) Governance Manager
8 4 (6.45%) Front-End Developer
8 4 (6.45%) Business Intelligence Developer
8 4 (6.45%) Technical Manager
8 4 (6.45%) Business Intelligence Analyst
8 4 (6.45%) Information Security Manager
8 4 (6.45%) Technical Operations Manager
8 4 (6.45%) Business Analyst
8 4 (6.45%) Business Developer
Miscellaneous
1 62 (100.00%) Freedom of Information
2 58 (93.55%) Data Protection Act
3 28 (45.16%) Analytical Skills
4 18 (29.03%) Computer Science
5 16 (25.81%) Management Information System
6 5 (8.06%) Clustering
7 3 (4.84%) Client/Server
7 3 (4.84%) CESG
8 2 (3.23%) Social Media
8 2 (3.23%) Statistics
8 2 (3.23%) PMI
9 1 (1.61%) NHS
9 1 (1.61%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 6 (9.68%) Windows
2 5 (8.06%) Solaris
2 5 (8.06%) Linux
2 5 (8.06%) UNIX
2 5 (8.06%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 62 (100.00%) Data Protection
2 34 (54.84%) Analytics
3 25 (40.32%) Business Intelligence
4 21 (33.87%) Information Security
5 19 (30.65%) Agile Software Development
6 15 (24.19%) Information Management
7 13 (20.97%) Data Analysis
7 13 (20.97%) Programme Management
7 13 (20.97%) Information Assurance
7 13 (20.97%) Kimball Methodology
7 13 (20.97%) Inmon Methodology
7 13 (20.97%) Cyber Security
8 11 (17.74%) Data Modelling
8 11 (17.74%) Performance Tuning
9 10 (16.13%) Risk Management
9 10 (16.13%) Data Security
10 9 (14.52%) Project Management
10 9 (14.52%) Line Management
11 8 (12.90%) Statistical Analysis
11 8 (12.90%) Operations Research
Programming Languages
1 21 (33.87%) SQL
2 12 (19.35%) T-SQL
3 5 (8.06%) Perl
4 2 (3.23%) R
Qualifications
1 22 (35.48%) Degree
2 11 (17.74%) SC Cleared
2 11 (17.74%) Security Cleared
3 5 (8.06%) OCP
3 5 (8.06%) OCA
3 5 (8.06%) Oracle Certification
3 5 (8.06%) RHCSA
4 2 (3.23%) MCTS
4 2 (3.23%) MCITP
4 2 (3.23%) PMI Certification
4 2 (3.23%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (16.13%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 4 (6.45%) Data Quality
2 4 (6.45%) PCI DSS
3 2 (3.23%) COBIT
System Software
1 5 (8.06%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (3.23%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 31 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 14 (22.58%) Business Objects
3 12 (19.35%) Oracle
4 5 (8.06%) Veritas
4 5 (8.06%) Red Hat
4 5 (8.06%) VMware
5 2 (3.23%) SAP
London
Transport For London (TFL)
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 15 hours ago
London
Transport For London (TFL)
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 15 hours ago
London
Transport For London (TFL)
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 18 hours ago
London
Transport For London (TFL)
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 18 hours ago
London
Transport For London (TFL)
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 18 hours ago
London
Transport For London (TFL)
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 18 hours ago
London
Transport For London (TFL)
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 18 hours ago
London
Transport For London (TFL)
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 18 hours ago
London
Transport For London (TFL)
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 18 hours ago
North
Transport For London (TFL)
Salary: £75,000 - £90,000 per year
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Transport For London
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Transport For London
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Transport For London
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Transport For London
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Transport For London
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Transport For London
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Transport For London
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Transport For London
Posted: 3 days ago
South West London
TFL
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 23 days ago
South West London
TFL
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 23 days ago