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

3 months to
3 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Freedom of Information (FOI)
Rank 907 938 996
Rank change year-on-year
+31 +58
Permanent jobs citing Freedom of Information 37 35 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.036% 0.032% 0.012%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.085% 0.078% 0.030%
Number of salaries quoted 36 34 9
Median salary £47,375 £37,250 £39,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+27.18% -5.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,750 £33,738 £26,115
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £66,150 £59,800
UK excluding London median salary £48,500 £35,250 £50,822
% change year-on-year
+37.58% -30.63%

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
43564 44725 49937
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 42.35% 40.54% 41.24%
Number of salaries quoted 35218 35259 39640
Median salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.06%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £27,500 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £75,000 £75,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

Freedom of Information
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of job ads citing Freedom of Information as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the Miscellaneous category.

Freedom of Information Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Freedom of Information
Salary Trend

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

Freedom of Information Salary Trend in the UK

Freedom of Information
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Freedom of Information over the 3 months to 3 May 2016 within the UK.

Freedom of Information Salary Histogram in the UK

Freedom of Information
Top 17 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Freedom of Information within the UK over the 3 months to 3 May 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +20 34 £46,250 +24.16% 6
London +10 14 £42,500 -26.08% 1
South East +29 11 £72,500 +13.72% 1
North West +28 4 £42,125 +20.35% 1
Reading +23 4 £48,500 -28.14%
Berkshire +16 4 £48,500 -28.14%
Manchester +8 3 £51,750 +47.85%
North East +3 3 £36,000 +6.70% 2
Durham - 3 £36,000 - 2
Scotland - 2 £87,500 -
East Sussex +21 1 £32,000 -11.11%
Brighton +18 1 £32,000 -11.11%
West Midlands -21 1 £31,000 -11.42%
Birmingham - 1 £31,000 -
Preston - 1 £31,500 -
Lancashire - 1 £31,500 -
Glasgow - 1 £87,500 -

Freedom of Information
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 3 May 2016, IT jobs citing Freedom of Information also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads with a requirement for Freedom of Information.

1 50 (53.19%) Degree
2 43 (45.74%) ITIL
3 34 (36.17%) Information Security
4 32 (34.04%) Data Protection
5 29 (30.85%) Information Management
5 29 (30.85%) SPSS
6 28 (29.79%) Oracle
6 28 (29.79%) Data Management
6 28 (29.79%) CITP
6 28 (29.79%) Analytics
7 26 (27.66%) Big Data
7 26 (27.66%) Smart Meter
7 26 (27.66%) Business Analysis
7 26 (27.66%) Management Information System
7 26 (27.66%) Legal
7 26 (27.66%) ERwin
7 26 (27.66%) ISO 9001
7 26 (27.66%) BusinessObjects
8 22 (23.40%) ISO/IEC 27001
9 19 (20.21%) Web Application Development
10 18 (19.15%) eTOM
10 18 (19.15%) TickIT
10 18 (19.15%) CMMI
10 18 (19.15%) TOGAF
11 17 (18.09%) Finance
11 17 (18.09%) ERP
11 17 (18.09%) Predictive Analytics
11 17 (18.09%) Data Protection Act
11 17 (18.09%) Electronic Trading
11 17 (18.09%) System Testing

Freedom of Information
Top Related IT Skills by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 4 (4.26%) SharePoint
2 1 (1.06%) Exchange Server 2007
2 1 (1.06%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 29 (30.85%) SPSS
2 3 (3.19%) MS Excel
2 3 (3.19%) MS Office
3 2 (2.13%) MS Visio
4 1 (1.06%) 3ds Max
4 1 (1.06%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 1 (1.06%) CINEMA 4D
4 1 (1.06%) Final Cut Pro
4 1 (1.06%) QuarkXPress
4 1 (1.06%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 3 (3.19%) SAP CRM
2 2 (2.13%) Oracle Financials
3 1 (1.06%) Cognos Business Intelligence
Communications & Networking
1 3 (3.19%) Firewall
1 3 (3.19%) FTP
1 3 (3.19%) VoIP
2 2 (2.13%) Intrusion Detection
2 2 (2.13%) VPN
3 1 (1.06%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (27.66%) Big Data
1 26 (27.66%) BusinessObjects
2 5 (5.32%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 4 (4.26%) OLAP
3 4 (4.26%) QlikView
4 3 (3.19%) Data Mining
4 3 (3.19%) PerformancePoint
5 2 (2.13%) Data Warehouse
5 2 (2.13%) Oracle Discoverer
5 2 (2.13%) Oracle OLAP
5 2 (2.13%) SQL Server
5 2 (2.13%) SQL Server 2014
5 2 (2.13%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 2 (2.13%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 2 (2.13%) Star Schema
6 1 (1.06%) Microsoft Power View
6 1 (1.06%) MS Access
6 1 (1.06%) Oracle Reports
6 1 (1.06%) PowerPivot
Development Applications
1 26 (27.66%) ERwin
2 2 (2.13%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 26 (27.66%) Legal
2 17 (18.09%) Finance
3 10 (10.64%) Publishing
4 9 (9.57%) Retail
5 5 (5.32%) Marketing
6 4 (4.26%) Advertising
7 3 (3.19%) Billing
8 2 (2.13%) Law
9 1 (1.06%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 26 (27.66%) Analyst
2 20 (21.28%) Information Manager
3 19 (20.21%) Developer
4 17 (18.09%) Business Analyst
4 17 (18.09%) Lead Business Analyst
5 10 (10.64%) HTML Developer
5 10 (10.64%) JavaScript Developer
6 9 (9.57%) Integration Developer
7 8 (8.51%) Security Manager
7 8 (8.51%) Web Developer
8 6 (6.38%) Consultant
8 6 (6.38%) Governance Manager
8 6 (6.38%) Information Governance Manager
8 6 (6.38%) Security Consultant
8 6 (6.38%) Senior Consultant
8 6 (6.38%) Senior Security Consultant
9 5 (5.32%) Information Security Manager
9 5 (5.32%) Junior
9 5 (5.32%) Junior Developer
9 5 (5.32%) Junior Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (12.77%) HTML
2 11 (11.70%) DHTML
3 6 (6.38%) .NET
4 3 (3.19%) ASP.NET
4 3 (3.19%) XML
4 3 (3.19%) XSLT
5 2 (2.13%) Web Services
6 1 (1.06%) CGI
6 1 (1.06%) MDX
6 1 (1.06%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 26 (27.66%) Management Information System
1 26 (27.66%) Smart Meter
2 17 (18.09%) Data Protection Act
3 11 (11.70%) Freedom of Information Act
3 11 (11.70%) W3C
4 9 (9.57%) Mobile App
4 9 (9.57%) Replication
5 6 (6.38%) Analytical Skills
6 5 (5.32%) CESG
6 5 (5.32%) e-Learning
6 5 (5.32%) Statistics
7 4 (4.26%) Blog
7 4 (4.26%) Reference Data
7 4 (4.26%) Social Media
8 3 (3.19%) Data Centre
9 2 (2.13%) CESG CLAS
9 2 (2.13%) Cryptography
9 2 (2.13%) Data Extraction
9 2 (2.13%) NHS
10 1 (1.06%) Graphic Design
Operating Systems
1 1 (1.06%) Apple iOS
1 1 (1.06%) Windows
1 1 (1.06%) Windows 7
1 1 (1.06%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 43 (45.74%) ITIL
2 34 (36.17%) Information Security
3 32 (34.04%) Data Protection
4 29 (30.85%) Information Management
5 28 (29.79%) Analytics
5 28 (29.79%) Data Management
6 26 (27.66%) Business Analysis
7 19 (20.21%) Web Application Development
8 18 (19.15%) CMMI
8 18 (19.15%) eTOM
8 18 (19.15%) TOGAF
9 17 (18.09%) Electronic Trading
9 17 (18.09%) ERP
9 17 (18.09%) Predictive Analytics
9 17 (18.09%) System Testing
10 16 (17.02%) Risk Management
11 14 (14.89%) Security Management
12 12 (12.77%) Information Security Management
13 11 (11.70%) Information Governance
14 10 (10.64%) Data Architecture
Programming Languages
1 11 (11.70%) JavaScript
2 9 (9.57%) SQL
3 5 (5.32%) C#
4 4 (4.26%) VBA
5 3 (3.19%) PHP
5 3 (3.19%) VB
5 3 (3.19%) VBScript
6 1 (1.06%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
Qualifications
1 50 (53.19%) Degree
2 28 (29.79%) CITP
3 8 (8.51%) CISSP
4 6 (6.38%) CISM
4 6 (6.38%) ITIL Certification
5 5 (5.32%) Security Cleared
6 4 (4.26%) SC Cleared
7 3 (3.19%) ISEB
8 2 (2.13%) CISA
8 2 (2.13%) CLAS
8 2 (2.13%) CRISC
8 2 (2.13%) MBCS
9 1 (1.06%) CESG Certified Professional
9 1 (1.06%) CGEIT
9 1 (1.06%) CISMP
9 1 (1.06%) ISACA
9 1 (1.06%) MCP
9 1 (1.06%) MCSE
9 1 (1.06%) Microsoft Certification
9 1 (1.06%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 26 (27.66%) ISO 9001
2 22 (23.40%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 18 (19.15%) TickIT
4 12 (12.77%) PCI DSS
5 6 (6.38%) BS25999
5 6 (6.38%) ISO22301
6 3 (3.19%) Data Quality
7 2 (2.13%) BS7799
7 2 (2.13%) COBIT
7 2 (2.13%) HMG Security Policy Framework
8 1 (1.06%) P3O
8 1 (1.06%) RMADS
8 1 (1.06%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (2.13%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.06%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (2.13%) Cisco IPCC
Vendors
1 28 (29.79%) Oracle
2 11 (11.70%) Infor
3 8 (8.51%) Microsoft
4 3 (3.19%) SAP
5 1 (1.06%) Adobe
5 1 (1.06%) Avaya
5 1 (1.06%) Citrix
5 1 (1.06%) Cognos
5 1 (1.06%) Quark
5 1 (1.06%) Tableau
5 1 (1.06%) VMware
Durham, County Durham
Experis Ltd
Salary: £38000.00 - £45000.00 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Durham, County Durham
Experis Ltd
Salary: £38000.00 - £45000.00 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Cambridge Assessment
Salary: Competitive + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £30000.00 - £34000.00 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago