The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Legal in IT jobs advertised for the Kent region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Legal over the 3 months to 31 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Legal
Rank 88 85 87
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +2
Permanent jobs citing Legal 14 13 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 1.29% 1.28% 0.73%
As % of the General category 3.77% 3.49% 2.04%
Number of salaries quoted 13 13 7
Average salary £40,000 £47,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-15.78% -5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £24,100 £36,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £67,500 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £40,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -5.88%
Legal
South East

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

General Category
Kent
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
General category
371 373 393
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 34.19% 36.86% 35.89%
Number of salaries quoted 312 270 313
Average salary £42,500 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.55% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £27,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £67,500 £62,750
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%

Legal
Jobs Demand Trend in Kent

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

Legal Jobs Demand Trend in Kent

Legal
Salary Trend in Kent

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

Legal Salary Trend in Kent

Legal
Salary Histogram in Kent

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Legal across the Kent region over the 3 months to 31 August 2015.

Legal Salary Histogram in Kent

Legal
Job Locations in Kent

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Legal within the Kent region over the 3 months to 31 August 2015. 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
Tonbridge - 3 £40,000 -
West Malling - 3 £42,500 -
Maidstone +5 1 £55,000 -8.33%
Chatham - 1 - -
Legal
South East

Legal
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 31 August 2015, IT jobs across the Kent 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 13 (50.00%) Finance
2 10 (38.46%) C#
2 10 (38.46%) Relational Database
3 9 (34.62%) SQL
4 8 (30.77%) Analytical Skills
5 7 (26.92%) Fixed Income
5 7 (26.92%) Degree
5 7 (26.92%) Microsoft
6 5 (19.23%) SQL Server
6 5 (19.23%) Management Information System
7 4 (15.38%) Information Security
7 4 (15.38%) .NET
7 4 (15.38%) Business Intelligence
7 4 (15.38%) Windows
7 4 (15.38%) MS Excel
7 4 (15.38%) Change Management
7 4 (15.38%) Firewall
8 3 (11.54%) Project Management
8 3 (11.54%) RDBMS
8 3 (11.54%) PRINCE2
8 3 (11.54%) MS Visio
8 3 (11.54%) MS Office
8 3 (11.54%) Risk Management
8 3 (11.54%) Hummingbird
8 3 (11.54%) Law
8 3 (11.54%) Document Management
8 3 (11.54%) MS PowerPoint
8 3 (11.54%) PCI DSS
8 3 (11.54%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 3 (11.54%) Coaching

Legal
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 31 August 2015, IT jobs across the Kent 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (3.85%) IIS
1 1 (3.85%) Apache
1 1 (3.85%) Tomcat
1 1 (3.85%) WorkSite
Applications
1 4 (15.38%) MS Excel
2 3 (11.54%) MS Visio
2 3 (11.54%) MS PowerPoint
2 3 (11.54%) MS Office
3 1 (3.85%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 1 (3.85%) Visualfiles
1 1 (3.85%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.85%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (15.38%) Firewall
2 2 (7.69%) TCP/IP
2 2 (7.69%) Network Security
3 1 (3.85%) SMTP
3 1 (3.85%) CTI
3 1 (3.85%) 3G
3 1 (3.85%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (38.46%) Relational Database
2 5 (19.23%) SQL Server
3 3 (11.54%) RDBMS
4 1 (3.85%) Oracle Database
4 1 (3.85%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 1 (3.85%) Oracle Forms
1 1 (3.85%) HP UFT
1 1 (3.85%) LoadRunner
1 1 (3.85%) NUnit
1 1 (3.85%) Selenium
1 1 (3.85%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (3.85%) MSBuild
General
1 13 (50.00%) Finance
2 3 (11.54%) Law
3 2 (7.69%) Telecoms
3 2 (7.69%) Marketing
4 1 (3.85%) Manufacturing
4 1 (3.85%) Back Office
4 1 (3.85%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 11 (42.31%) Developer
2 8 (30.77%) C# Developer
3 4 (15.38%) Junior Developer
3 4 (15.38%) Junior
4 3 (11.54%) Trainer
4 3 (11.54%) IT Trainer
4 3 (11.54%) Legal IT Trainer
4 3 (11.54%) Junior C# Developer
5 2 (7.69%) .NET Developer
5 2 (7.69%) Security Specialist
5 2 (7.69%) IT Security Specialist
5 2 (7.69%) Support Engineer
6 1 (3.85%) QA Manager
6 1 (3.85%) IT Support Engineer
6 1 (3.85%) IT Support Analyst
6 1 (3.85%) ASP.NET Developer
6 1 (3.85%) IT Support Technician
6 1 (3.85%) Software Developer
6 1 (3.85%) Project Manager
6 1 (3.85%) Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (15.38%) .NET
2 2 (7.69%) ASP.NET
2 2 (7.69%) CSS
2 2 (7.69%) HTML
3 1 (3.85%) XHTML
3 1 (3.85%) WinForms
3 1 (3.85%) WPF
3 1 (3.85%) ASP.NET MVC
3 1 (3.85%) Caliburn.Micro
Miscellaneous
1 8 (30.77%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (26.92%) Fixed Income
3 5 (19.23%) Management Information System
4 1 (3.85%) Client/Server
4 1 (3.85%) Blackberry
4 1 (3.85%) DTV
4 1 (3.85%) E-Learning
4 1 (3.85%) IVR
4 1 (3.85%) Data Protection Act
4 1 (3.85%) iPhone
4 1 (3.85%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 4 (15.38%) Windows
2 1 (3.85%) Solaris
2 1 (3.85%) Windows XP
2 1 (3.85%) Mac OS X
2 1 (3.85%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (3.85%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (3.85%) Windows 7
2 1 (3.85%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (15.38%) Business Intelligence
1 4 (15.38%) Change Management
1 4 (15.38%) Information Security
2 3 (11.54%) Risk Management
2 3 (11.54%) Coaching
2 3 (11.54%) Project Management
2 3 (11.54%) PRINCE2
2 3 (11.54%) Document Management
3 2 (7.69%) CRM
3 2 (7.69%) Configuration Management
3 2 (7.69%) Risk Assessment
3 2 (7.69%) Security Patching
3 2 (7.69%) Change Control
3 2 (7.69%) Data Protection
3 2 (7.69%) Security Architecture
4 1 (3.85%) MVVM
4 1 (3.85%) SIEM
4 1 (3.85%) Data Governance
4 1 (3.85%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (3.85%) Programme Management
Programming Languages
1 10 (38.46%) C#
2 9 (34.62%) SQL
3 2 (7.69%) JavaScript
4 1 (3.85%) Perl
4 1 (3.85%) Java
4 1 (3.85%) VB
4 1 (3.85%) VB.NET
4 1 (3.85%) Shell Script
4 1 (3.85%) Korn
4 1 (3.85%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 7 (26.92%) Degree
2 3 (11.54%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 1 (3.85%) CISSP
3 1 (3.85%) CISM
3 1 (3.85%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (11.54%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 3 (11.54%) PCI DSS
2 1 (3.85%) QA
System Software
1 2 (7.69%) Active Directory
2 1 (3.85%) Firmware
2 1 (3.85%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 1 (3.85%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 7 (26.92%) Microsoft
2 3 (11.54%) Hummingbird
3 2 (7.69%) Oracle
3 2 (7.69%) HP
4 1 (3.85%) Citrix
4 1 (3.85%) Avaya
4 1 (3.85%) CheckPoint
4 1 (3.85%) McAfee
4 1 (3.85%) Sophos
4 1 (3.85%) SAP
4 1 (3.85%) Cisco
4 1 (3.85%) Sun