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

3 months to
30 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Freedom of Information (FOI)
Rank 236 218 -
Rank change year-on-year
-18 -
Permanent jobs citing Freedom of Information 1 3 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.016% 0.056% -
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.043% 0.16% -
Number of salaries quoted 1 3 0
Median salary £31,000 £35,000 -
Median salary % change year-on-year
-11.42% -
UK excluding London median salary £39,750 £37,250 £65,000
% change year-on-year
+6.71% -42.69%
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
2317 1879 1881
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 37.94% 34.80% 34.82%
Number of salaries quoted 1642 1542 1594
Median salary £40,000 £38,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% -5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £24,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £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
Job Locations in the West Midlands

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 West Midlands region over the 3 months to 30 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
Birmingham - 1 £31,000 -
Freedom of Information
England

Freedom of Information
Top 22 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 30 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 across the West Midlands region with a requirement for Freedom of Information.

1 2 (66.67%) IT Governance
1 2 (66.67%) Information Security
1 2 (66.67%) IT Audit
2 1 (33.33%) Logistics
2 1 (33.33%) Degree
2 1 (33.33%) Data Protection Act
2 1 (33.33%) Security Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Data Protection
2 1 (33.33%) CGEIT
2 1 (33.33%) ISACA
2 1 (33.33%) Test Strategy
2 1 (33.33%) P3O
2 1 (33.33%) MS Office
2 1 (33.33%) ITIL
2 1 (33.33%) PRINCE2
2 1 (33.33%) MS Visio
2 1 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 1 (33.33%) Service Management
2 1 (33.33%) ITSM
2 1 (33.33%) Data Security
2 1 (33.33%) Migration
2 1 (33.33%) Business Continuity

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:

Applications
1 1 (33.33%) MS Office
1 1 (33.33%) MS Visio
Job Titles
1 1 (33.33%) Data Manager
1 1 (33.33%) Security Manager
1 1 (33.33%) Test Manager
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Data Protection Act
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Information Security
1 2 (66.67%) IT Audit
1 2 (66.67%) IT Governance
2 1 (33.33%) Business Continuity
2 1 (33.33%) Data Protection
2 1 (33.33%) Data Security
2 1 (33.33%) ITIL
2 1 (33.33%) ITSM
2 1 (33.33%) Logistics
2 1 (33.33%) Migration
2 1 (33.33%) PRINCE2
2 1 (33.33%) Security Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Service Management
2 1 (33.33%) Test Strategy
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) CGEIT
1 1 (33.33%) Degree
1 1 (33.33%) ISACA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (33.33%) P3O
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft