The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Legal in IT jobs advertised for the Dorset region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Legal over the 3 months to 19 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Legal
Rank 69 71 67
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -4
Permanent jobs citing Legal 7 1 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Dorset 1.02% 0.15% 1.75%
As % of the General category 3.17% 0.37% 3.49%
Number of salaries quoted 2 1 12
Average salary £75,000 £49,000 £57,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+53.06% -14.78%
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
Legal
South West

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

General Category
Dorset
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
General category
221 267 344
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Dorset 32.12% 40.45% 50.15%
Number of salaries quoted 151 229 294
Average salary £46,500 £40,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+16.25% +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,150 £24,950
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £52,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -

Legal
Jobs Demand Trend in Dorset

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Legal across the Dorset region as a proportion of the total demand within the General category.

Legal Jobs Demand Trend in Dorset

Legal
Salary Trend in Dorset

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Legal across the Dorset region.

Legal Salary Trend in Dorset

Legal
Job Locations in Dorset

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Legal within the Dorset region over the 3 months to 19 December 2014. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Weymouth - 5 - -
Bournemouth - 2 £75,000 -
Legal
South West

Legal
Top 19 Related IT Skills in Dorset

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT jobs across the Dorset region citing Legal also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Legal.

1 5 (71.43%) Time Management
1 5 (71.43%) Performance Management
1 5 (71.43%) Line Management
1 5 (71.43%) Coaching
1 5 (71.43%) SQL
1 5 (71.43%) Degree
1 5 (71.43%) JIRA
1 5 (71.43%) Enterprise Software
1 5 (71.43%) Analytical Skills
1 5 (71.43%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
1 5 (71.43%) MS Excel
1 5 (71.43%) Oracle
1 5 (71.43%) Microsoft
1 5 (71.43%) ITIL
1 5 (71.43%) Project Management
1 5 (71.43%) Retail
2 2 (28.57%) Service Delivery
2 2 (28.57%) Finance
2 2 (28.57%) Law

Legal
Top Related IT Skills in Dorset by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT jobs across the Dorset region citing Legal also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Legal. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 5 (71.43%) MS Excel
Development Applications
1 5 (71.43%) JIRA
General
1 5 (71.43%) Retail
2 2 (28.57%) Finance
2 2 (28.57%) Law
Job Titles
1 5 (71.43%) Service Manager
1 5 (71.43%) Applications Manager
1 5 (71.43%) IT Services Manager
2 2 (28.57%) Head of Professional Services
2 2 (28.57%) Head of IT
Miscellaneous
1 5 (71.43%) Enterprise Software
1 5 (71.43%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (71.43%) Time Management
1 5 (71.43%) Performance Management
1 5 (71.43%) Line Management
1 5 (71.43%) Coaching
1 5 (71.43%) ITIL
1 5 (71.43%) Project Management
2 2 (28.57%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 5 (71.43%) SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (71.43%) Degree
Systems Management
1 5 (71.43%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 5 (71.43%) Oracle
1 5 (71.43%) Microsoft