The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Freedom of Information in IT jobs advertised for the West Midlands region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Freedom of Information over the 3 months to 28 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
28 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Freedom of Information (FOI)
Rank - 220 220
Permanent jobs citing Freedom of Information 0 6 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands - 0.10% 0.019%
As % of the Miscellaneous category - 0.30% 0.053%
Number of salaries quoted 0 6 1
Median salary - £48,000 £27,600
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +73.91%
UK excluding London median salary £32,250 £43,627 £27,600
% change year-on-year
-26.07% +58.06%
Freedom of Information
England

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

Miscellaneous Category
West Midlands
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
2268 2006 1871
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 37.56% 34.06% 34.74%
Number of salaries quoted 1657 1587 1524
Median salary £38,750 £37,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+3.33% -6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £65,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

Freedom of Information
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

The demand trend of job ads across the West Midlands region 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 West Midlands

Freedom of Information
Salary Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Freedom of Information across the West Midlands region.

Freedom of Information Salary Trend in the West Midlands

Freedom of Information
Top 2 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 across the West Midlands region with a requirement for Freedom of Information.

1 1 (100.00%) IT Governance
1 1 (100.00%) IT Audit

Freedom of Information
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands 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:

Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) IT Audit
1 1 (100.00%) IT Governance