The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Freedom of Information in permanent job vacancies advertised in the South East. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Freedom of Information over the 3 months to 28 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Freedom of Information (FOI)
England / South East
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 393 436 457
Rank change year-on-year +43 +21  
Permanent jobs citing Freedom of Information 1 3 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.007% 0.016% 0.057%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.018% 0.041% 0.15%
Number of salaries quoted 1 3 12
Median salary £43,000 £72,500 £63,750
Median salary % change year-on-year -40.68% +13.72%  
UK excluding London median salary £42,750 £39,750 £39,000
% change year-on-year +7.54% +1.92%  

Freedom of Information 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 the South East with a requirement for generic IT skills.

Generic IT Skills
South East
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 5444 7241 8112
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the South East 37.29% 39.31% 38.51%
Number of salaries quoted 4519 6012 6355
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +1.12%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +6.25%  

Freedom of Information
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

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

Job vacancy trend for Freedom of Information in the South East

Freedom of Information
Salary Trend in the South East

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

Salary trend for Freedom of Information in the South East

Freedom of Information
Job Locations in the South East

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 South East region over the 3 months to 28 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
East Sussex - 1 £43,000 -
Freedom of Information
England

For the 6 months to 28 June 2017, 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 South East region with a requirement for Freedom of Information.

1 1 (100.00%) SQL
1 1 (100.00%) Data Protection Act
1 1 (100.00%) User Acceptance Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Test Management
1 1 (100.00%) Test Scripting
1 1 (100.00%) Data Protection
1 1 (100.00%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (100.00%) Test Planning
1 1 (100.00%) SDLC

Freedom of Information
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South East 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:

Development Applications
1 1 (100.00%) Team Foundation Server
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Analyst
1 1 (100.00%) Senior Analyst
1 1 (100.00%) Senior Test Analyst
1 1 (100.00%) Test Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Data Protection Act
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Data Protection
1 1 (100.00%) SDLC
1 1 (100.00%) Test Management
1 1 (100.00%) Test Planning
1 1 (100.00%) Test Scripting
1 1 (100.00%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) SQL