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 2 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
2 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Freedom of Information (FOI)
Rank 851 926 967
Rank change year-on-year
+75 +41
Permanent jobs citing Freedom of Information 27 42 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.030% 0.039% 0.012%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.073% 0.091% 0.030%
Number of salaries quoted 20 37 10
Median salary £34,000 £47,500 £43,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-28.42% +9.19%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,620 £30,163 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £34,000 £48,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year
-29.16% +9.09%

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
36921 46066 46305
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 40.56% 42.52% 40.19%
Number of salaries quoted 30093 36746 37383
Median salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,250 £29,252 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £75,000 £80,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £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 2 December 2016 within the UK.

Freedom of Information Salary Histogram in the UK

Freedom of Information
Top 13 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 2 December 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 +75 25 £34,000 -28.42% 4
West Midlands +3 15 £34,000 -29.16%
Birmingham +3 15 £34,000 -29.16%
South East +68 4 £31,695 -34.64% 1
London +64 4 £50,000 +72.53% 1
East Sussex - 4 £31,695 - 1
Brighton - 4 £31,695 - 1
South West +7 2 £30,560 -10.11% 2
Gloucestershire - 2 £30,560 - 2
City of London +38 1 £50,000 +81.81%
Cheltenham - 1 £30,620 - 2
Gloucester - 1 £30,500 -
Westminster - 1 £50,000 -

Freedom of Information
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 2 December 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 40 (86.96%) Data Protection
2 21 (45.65%) Agile Software Development
3 17 (36.96%) JSON
3 17 (36.96%) HTML
3 17 (36.96%) JavaScript
3 17 (36.96%) CSS
3 17 (36.96%) XML
3 17 (36.96%) CRM
3 17 (36.96%) Microsoft
4 15 (32.61%) OOA/OOD
4 15 (32.61%) Visual Studio
4 15 (32.61%) C#
4 15 (32.61%) .NET
4 15 (32.61%) SQL Server
4 15 (32.61%) Microsoft Azure
4 15 (32.61%) Dynamics CRM
4 15 (32.61%) Dynamics AX
4 15 (32.61%) SDLC
5 13 (28.26%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 13 (28.26%) Information Security
6 12 (26.09%) Management Information System
6 12 (26.09%) ITIL
6 12 (26.09%) Data Protection Act
7 11 (23.91%) ITIL V3
7 11 (23.91%) Service Delivery
8 10 (21.74%) Security Cleared
8 10 (21.74%) Analytical Skills
9 9 (19.57%) Risk Management
10 8 (17.39%) Service Management
10 8 (17.39%) CISA

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 (8.70%) Exchange Server 2007
1 4 (8.70%) MS Exchange
2 2 (4.35%) SharePoint
Applications
1 6 (13.04%) MS Office
2 3 (6.52%) MS Excel
3 1 (2.17%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 15 (32.61%) Dynamics AX
1 15 (32.61%) Dynamics CRM
2 7 (15.22%) assyst
2 7 (15.22%) Sentinel
Cloud Services
1 15 (32.61%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.17%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (32.61%) SQL Server
2 4 (8.70%) Oracle Database
3 2 (4.35%) MySQL
3 2 (4.35%) Oracle Database 11g
3 2 (4.35%) Oracle Database 12c
3 2 (4.35%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (2.17%) EDRMS
Development Applications
1 15 (32.61%) Visual Studio
2 2 (4.35%) Cucumber
2 2 (4.35%) Selenium
General
1 4 (8.70%) Finance
2 3 (6.52%) Legal
3 1 (2.17%) Law
3 1 (2.17%) Retail
Job Titles
1 17 (36.96%) Developer
2 14 (30.43%) .NET Developer
3 12 (26.09%) C# .NET Developer
3 12 (26.09%) C# Developer
4 9 (19.57%) Information Officer
4 9 (19.57%) Security Officer
5 7 (15.22%) Analyst
5 7 (15.22%) Information Security Officer
6 3 (6.52%) Junior
6 3 (6.52%) Junior .NET Developer
6 3 (6.52%) Junior C# .NET Developer
6 3 (6.52%) Junior C# Developer
6 3 (6.52%) Junior Developer
6 3 (6.52%) Service Analyst
6 3 (6.52%) Service Desk Analyst
6 3 (6.52%) Systems Developer
7 2 (4.35%) .NET Software Developer
7 2 (4.35%) Information Governance Officer
7 2 (4.35%) Information Manager
7 2 (4.35%) IT Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (36.96%) CSS
1 17 (36.96%) HTML
1 17 (36.96%) JSON
1 17 (36.96%) XML
2 15 (32.61%) .NET
3 4 (8.70%) Software Packaging
4 2 (4.35%) Dropwizard
4 2 (4.35%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 12 (26.09%) Data Protection Act
1 12 (26.09%) Management Information System
2 10 (21.74%) Analytical Skills
3 7 (15.22%) CESG
3 7 (15.22%) Cryptography
3 7 (15.22%) Data Centre
3 7 (15.22%) Video Conferencing
4 5 (10.87%) Freedom of Information Act
5 4 (8.70%) Blackberry
6 2 (4.35%) Statistics
7 1 (2.17%) BYOD
7 1 (2.17%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 4 (8.70%) Apple iOS
1 4 (8.70%) Windows
1 4 (8.70%) Windows 7
1 4 (8.70%) Windows Server
2 2 (4.35%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (86.96%) Data Protection
2 21 (45.65%) Agile Software Development
3 17 (36.96%) CRM
4 15 (32.61%) OOA/OOD
4 15 (32.61%) SDLC
5 13 (28.26%) Information Security
6 12 (26.09%) ITIL
7 11 (23.91%) ITIL V3
7 11 (23.91%) Service Delivery
8 9 (19.57%) Risk Management
9 8 (17.39%) Continuous Improvement
9 8 (17.39%) Incident Management
9 8 (17.39%) Information Management
9 8 (17.39%) IT Audit
9 8 (17.39%) Service Management
10 7 (15.22%) Change Management
10 7 (15.22%) Continuous Improvement Process
10 7 (15.22%) IT Governance
10 7 (15.22%) Problem Management
10 7 (15.22%) SIEM
Programming Languages
1 17 (36.96%) JavaScript
2 15 (32.61%) C#
3 6 (13.04%) SQL
4 2 (4.35%) PL/SQL
4 2 (4.35%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 10 (21.74%) Security Cleared
2 8 (17.39%) CISA
2 8 (17.39%) CISM
2 8 (17.39%) CISSP
2 8 (17.39%) SC Cleared
3 7 (15.22%) ITIL Certification
4 4 (8.70%) MCP
4 4 (8.70%) MCSA
4 4 (8.70%) MCSE
4 4 (8.70%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (4.35%) Degree
5 2 (4.35%) OCP
5 2 (4.35%) Oracle Certification
6 1 (2.17%) CBAP
6 1 (2.17%) IIBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (28.26%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 8 (17.39%) PCI DSS
3 7 (15.22%) QA
4 4 (8.70%) SLA
5 1 (2.17%) ISO27002
System Software
1 5 (10.87%) Active Directory
2 4 (8.70%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (4.35%) Docker
Systems Management
1 2 (4.35%) Data Guard
1 2 (4.35%) Kubernetes
1 2 (4.35%) Oracle RMAN
1 2 (4.35%) Puppet
Vendors
1 17 (36.96%) Microsoft
2 4 (8.70%) Oracle
2 4 (8.70%) VMware
3 1 (2.17%) Avaya
3 1 (2.17%) Citrix
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