Period
to 17 November 2017

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Freedom of Information Act in permanent job vacancies. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Freedom of Information Act over the 6 months to 17 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Freedom of Information Act (FOIA)
UK
6 months to
17 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 1192 1219 1222
Rank change year-on-year +27 +3 +103
Permanent jobs citing Freedom of Information Act 11 5 70
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.006% 0.003% 0.032%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.014% 0.006% 0.076%
Number of salaries quoted 11 5 6
UK median annual salary £38,607 £50,000 £33,479
Median salary % change year-on-year -22.79% +49.35% -24.77%
10th Percentile £32,925 £31,750 £24,188
90th Percentile £43,750 £57,500 £70,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £55,000 £30,750
% change year-on-year -22.73% +78.86% -30.90%

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

All Generic IT Skills
UK
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 77448 77681 91957
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 42.99% 40.85% 41.93%
Number of salaries quoted 58388 63777 73655
UK median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,500 £27,000
90th Percentile £82,500 £80,000 £78,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,000
% change year-on-year - +3.66% +2.50%

Freedom of Information Act
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing Freedom of Information Act as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for Freedom of Information Act in the UK

Freedom of Information Act
Salary Trend

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

Salary trend for Freedom of Information Act in the UK

Freedom of Information Act
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Freedom of Information Act over the 6 months to 17 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Freedom of Information Act in the UK

Freedom of Information Act
Top 7 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 Act within the UK over the 6 months to 17 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +66 10 £40,554 -18.89%
UK excluding London +45 7 £42,500 -22.73%
North of England +5 5 £42,500 -22.73%
North West +1 5 £42,500 -22.73%
London +17 4 £38,607 -14.21%
South East - 1 £62,500 -
Wales - 1 £35,050 -

For the 6 months to 17 November 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 with a requirement for Freedom of Information Act.

1 11 (100.00%) Freedom of Information
2 10 (90.91%) Data Protection Act
2 10 (90.91%) Data Protection
3 7 (63.64%) Management Information System
4 6 (54.55%) Information Security
5 5 (45.45%) SQL
5 5 (45.45%) GDPR
6 4 (36.36%) ASP.NET MVC
6 4 (36.36%) Information Governance
6 4 (36.36%) Line Management
6 4 (36.36%) User Experience
6 4 (36.36%) Analytical Skills
6 4 (36.36%) .NET
6 4 (36.36%) SQL Server
6 4 (36.36%) ASP.NET
6 4 (36.36%) OOP
6 4 (36.36%) Microsoft
6 4 (36.36%) Benchmarking
6 4 (36.36%) Project Management
6 4 (36.36%) MVC
6 4 (36.36%) Workflow
6 4 (36.36%) Quality Management
6 4 (36.36%) Service Delivery
6 4 (36.36%) Change Management
6 4 (36.36%) C#
6 4 (36.36%) HTML
6 4 (36.36%) JavaScript
6 4 (36.36%) Data Management
6 4 (36.36%) Information Management
6 4 (36.36%) Degree

Freedom of Information Act
Co-occurring 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:

Business Applications
1 1 (9.09%) Siebel Analytics
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (36.36%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (9.09%) Legal
1 1 (9.09%) Welsh Language
Job Titles
1 4 (36.36%) .NET Developer
1 4 (36.36%) Developer
1 4 (36.36%) ICT Specialist
1 4 (36.36%) Senior .NET Developer
1 4 (36.36%) Senior Developer
2 2 (18.18%) Information Manager
2 2 (18.18%) Information Security Manager
2 2 (18.18%) Security Manager
3 1 (9.09%) Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (36.36%) .NET
1 4 (36.36%) ASP.NET
1 4 (36.36%) ASP.NET MVC
1 4 (36.36%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 11 (100.00%) Freedom of Information
2 10 (90.91%) Data Protection Act
3 7 (63.64%) Management Information System
4 4 (36.36%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (36.36%) e-Learning
4 4 (36.36%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (90.91%) Data Protection
2 6 (54.55%) Information Security
3 4 (36.36%) Benchmarking
3 4 (36.36%) Change Management
3 4 (36.36%) Data Management
3 4 (36.36%) Information Governance
3 4 (36.36%) Information Management
3 4 (36.36%) Line Management
3 4 (36.36%) MVC
3 4 (36.36%) OOP
3 4 (36.36%) Project Management
3 4 (36.36%) QMS
3 4 (36.36%) Quality Management
3 4 (36.36%) Service Delivery
3 4 (36.36%) Workflow
4 2 (18.18%) Continuous Improvement
5 1 (9.09%) Analytics
5 1 (9.09%) Collaborative Working
5 1 (9.09%) Information Security Management
5 1 (9.09%) Security Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (45.45%) SQL
2 4 (36.36%) C#
2 4 (36.36%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 4 (36.36%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (45.45%) GDPR
2 2 (18.18%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (9.09%) Cyber Essentials
3 1 (9.09%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
3 1 (9.09%) IASME
3 1 (9.09%) PCI DSS
Vendors
1 4 (36.36%) Microsoft
2 1 (9.09%) Siebel
2 1 (9.09%) Tableau