The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Freedom of Information Act in permanent job vacancies advertised in England. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Freedom of Information Act over the 3 months to 26 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Freedom of Information Act (FOIA)
UK / England
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 864 899 883
Rank change year-on-year +35 -16  
Permanent jobs citing Freedom of Information Act 3 6 70
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.004% 0.007% 0.067%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.008% 0.016% 0.16%
Number of salaries quoted 3 6 3
Median salary £42,500 £43,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -1.16% -18.09%  
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £71,250 £58,875
% change year-on-year -40.35% +21.01%  

Freedom of Information Act is in the generic IT skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for generic IT skills.

Generic IT Skills
England
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 35586 37897 42752
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in England 42.32% 41.57% 41.13%
Number of salaries quoted 27958 31535 34480
Median salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.26%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £75,850 £80,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +6.25%  

Freedom of Information Act
Job Vacancy Trend in England

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in England citing Freedom of Information Act as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Miscellaneous category.

Job vacancy trend for Freedom of Information Act in England

Freedom of Information Act
Salary Trend in England

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

Salary trend for Freedom of Information Act in England

Freedom of Information Act
Salary Histogram in England

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Freedom of Information Act in England over the 3 months to 26 June 2017.

Salary histogram for Freedom of Information Act in England

Freedom of Information Act
Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Freedom of Information Act within the England region over the 3 months to 26 June 2017. 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 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
North West -35 2 £42,500 -22.72%
London +22 1 £65,000 +51.16%
Freedom of Information Act
UK

For the 6 months to 26 June 2017, IT jobs citing Freedom of Information Act 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 England region with a requirement for Freedom of Information Act.

1 3 (100.00%) Freedom of Information
1 3 (100.00%) Data Protection Act
1 3 (100.00%) Data Protection
2 2 (66.67%) ASP.NET MVC
2 2 (66.67%) Line Management
2 2 (66.67%) User Experience
2 2 (66.67%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (66.67%) QMS
2 2 (66.67%) e-Learning
2 2 (66.67%) C#
2 2 (66.67%) HTML
2 2 (66.67%) JavaScript
2 2 (66.67%) SQL
2 2 (66.67%) .NET
2 2 (66.67%) SQL Server
2 2 (66.67%) ASP.NET
2 2 (66.67%) OOP
2 2 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 2 (66.67%) Benchmarking
2 2 (66.67%) Project Management
2 2 (66.67%) Quality Management
2 2 (66.67%) Change Management
2 2 (66.67%) Management Information System
2 2 (66.67%) MVC
2 2 (66.67%) Workflow
2 2 (66.67%) Degree
3 1 (33.33%) Legal
3 1 (33.33%) Information Security
3 1 (33.33%) Incident Management
3 1 (33.33%) GDPR

Freedom of Information Act
Co-occurring IT Skills in England 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:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (66.67%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (33.33%) Legal
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) .NET Developer
1 2 (66.67%) Developer
1 2 (66.67%) Senior .NET Developer
1 2 (66.67%) Senior Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Data Protection Officer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (66.67%) .NET
1 2 (66.67%) ASP.NET
1 2 (66.67%) ASP.NET MVC
1 2 (66.67%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (100.00%) Data Protection Act
1 3 (100.00%) Freedom of Information
2 2 (66.67%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (66.67%) e-Learning
2 2 (66.67%) Management Information System
2 2 (66.67%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) Data Protection
2 2 (66.67%) Benchmarking
2 2 (66.67%) Change Management
2 2 (66.67%) Line Management
2 2 (66.67%) MVC
2 2 (66.67%) OOP
2 2 (66.67%) Project Management
2 2 (66.67%) QMS
2 2 (66.67%) Quality Management
2 2 (66.67%) Workflow
3 1 (33.33%) Data Privacy
3 1 (33.33%) Incident Management
3 1 (33.33%) Information Security
Programming Languages
1 2 (66.67%) C#
1 2 (66.67%) JavaScript
1 2 (66.67%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (66.67%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (33.33%) GDPR
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) Microsoft