The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Legal in IT jobs advertised for the Somerset region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Legal over the 3 months to 18 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
18 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Legal
Rank 60 72 63
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -9
Permanent jobs citing Legal 10 9 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Somerset 1.64% 1.29% 1.30%
As % of the General category 4.76% 3.64% 3.56%
Number of salaries quoted 8 9 8
Average salary £32,500 £30,000 £32,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.33% -6.97%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £24,600 £30,700
10% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £44,000 £35,000
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 Somerset region.

General Category
Somerset
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
General category
210 247 225
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Somerset 34.43% 35.44% 36.64%
Number of salaries quoted 181 203 214
Average salary £37,000 £37,500 £41,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.33% -10.17%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £20,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £55,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -

Legal
Jobs Demand Trend in Somerset

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

Legal Jobs Demand Trend in Somerset

Legal
Salary Trend in Somerset

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

Legal Salary Trend in Somerset

Legal
Job Locations in Somerset

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Legal within the Somerset region over the 3 months to 18 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
Bath +8 10 £32,500 +20.37%
Legal
South West

Legal
Top 6 Related IT Skills in Somerset

For the 6 months to 18 December 2014, IT jobs across the Somerset 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 (45.45%) Workflow
2 4 (36.36%) Practice Management
2 4 (36.36%) Law
3 2 (18.18%) Manual Testing
4 1 (9.09%) Business Analysis
4 1 (9.09%) Use Case

Legal
Top Related IT Skills in Somerset by Category

For the 6 months to 18 December 2014, IT jobs across the Somerset 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.

General
1 4 (36.36%) Law
Job Titles
1 6 (54.55%) Trainer
2 4 (36.36%) Consultant
2 4 (36.36%) IT Trainer
3 1 (9.09%) Business Analyst
3 1 (9.09%) Analyst
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (45.45%) Workflow
2 4 (36.36%) Practice Management
3 2 (18.18%) Manual Testing
4 1 (9.09%) Business Analysis
4 1 (9.09%) Use Case