The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Legal in IT jobs advertised for the South Wales region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Legal over the 3 months to 27 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Legal
Rank 92 62 67
Rank change year-on-year
-30 +5
Permanent jobs citing Legal 4 25 23
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 0.33% 2.72% 2.39%
As % of the General category 0.85% 6.22% 6.46%
Number of salaries quoted 4 23 23
Average salary £38,250 £40,000 £27,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.37% +45.45%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,700 £27,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,500 £55,500 £34,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+12.50% +3.89%
Legal
Wales

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

General Category
South Wales
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
General category
472 402 356
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 39.37% 43.74% 37.04%
Number of salaries quoted 417 313 288
Average salary £40,000 £38,783 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.13% +3.42%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £48,350 £57,100
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +1.19%

Legal
Jobs Demand Trend in South Wales

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

Legal Jobs Demand Trend in South Wales

Legal
Salary Trend in South Wales

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

Legal Salary Trend in South Wales

Legal
Salary Histogram in South Wales

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Legal across the South Wales region over the 3 months to 27 March 2015.

Legal Salary Histogram in South Wales

Legal
Job Locations in South Wales

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Legal within the South Wales region over the 3 months to 27 March 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
Bridgend +1 2 £36,250 -29.26%
Cardiff -9 2 £45,750 +46.40%
Legal
Wales

Legal
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, IT jobs across the South Wales 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 7 (43.75%) Finance
2 6 (37.50%) Microsoft
3 5 (31.25%) SQL
4 4 (25.00%) T-SQL
4 4 (25.00%) SQL Server
4 4 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
4 4 (25.00%) Electronics
4 4 (25.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 4 (25.00%) Retail
4 4 (25.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 4 (25.00%) Degree
4 4 (25.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 4 (25.00%) SQL Server 2008
4 4 (25.00%) SQL Server 2012
5 3 (18.75%) Windows 7
5 3 (18.75%) Security Cleared
5 3 (18.75%) Cisco ASA
5 3 (18.75%) Blue Coat
5 3 (18.75%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (18.75%) Cisco
5 3 (18.75%) Cisco Certification
5 3 (18.75%) CCNP
5 3 (18.75%) CCNA
5 3 (18.75%) Juniper
5 3 (18.75%) CheckPoint
5 3 (18.75%) McAfee
5 3 (18.75%) MS Office
5 3 (18.75%) Windows
5 3 (18.75%) MS Excel
5 3 (18.75%) Windows XP

Legal
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, IT jobs across the South Wales 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 3 (18.75%) MS Office
1 3 (18.75%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (6.25%) Visualfiles
Communications & Networking
1 3 (18.75%) LAN
1 3 (18.75%) WAN
1 3 (18.75%) Cisco ASA
2 2 (12.50%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (25.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 4 (25.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 4 (25.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
1 4 (25.00%) SQL Server 2008
1 4 (25.00%) SQL Server 2012
1 4 (25.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (6.25%) Data Warehouse
General
1 7 (43.75%) Finance
2 4 (25.00%) Electronics
2 4 (25.00%) Retail
3 2 (12.50%) Investment Banking
3 2 (12.50%) Banking
4 1 (6.25%) Aerospace
4 1 (6.25%) Law
Job Titles
1 6 (37.50%) Developer
2 4 (25.00%) SQL Developer
3 2 (12.50%) Analyst
3 2 (12.50%) Network Engineer
3 2 (12.50%) Administrator
3 2 (12.50%) Programme Manager
4 1 (6.25%) Tester
4 1 (6.25%) C# Developer
4 1 (6.25%) Technical Analyst
4 1 (6.25%) Network Support Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) Network Security Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) Support Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) 3rd Line Support
4 1 (6.25%) Security Specialist
4 1 (6.25%) Network Support
4 1 (6.25%) Security Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) Network Specialist
4 1 (6.25%) Network Security Specialist
4 1 (6.25%) Case Management Developer
4 1 (6.25%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (12.50%) .NET
2 1 (6.25%) CSS
2 1 (6.25%) WCF
2 1 (6.25%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (6.25%) Computer Science
2 1 (6.25%) Credit Risk
Operating Systems
1 3 (18.75%) Windows
1 3 (18.75%) Windows XP
1 3 (18.75%) Windows 7
2 1 (6.25%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
2 3 (18.75%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (12.50%) Wealth Management
3 2 (12.50%) Time Management
3 2 (12.50%) Project Management
3 2 (12.50%) Change Management
4 1 (6.25%) MVC
4 1 (6.25%) MVVM
Programming Languages
1 5 (31.25%) SQL
2 4 (25.00%) T-SQL
3 2 (12.50%) C#
4 1 (6.25%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 4 (25.00%) Degree
2 3 (18.75%) Security Cleared
2 3 (18.75%) CCNP
2 3 (18.75%) CCNA
2 3 (18.75%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (12.50%) SAP Certification
4 1 (6.25%) ISTQB
4 1 (6.25%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (12.50%) ISO 9001
1 2 (12.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
Vendors
1 6 (37.50%) Microsoft
2 3 (18.75%) Cisco
2 3 (18.75%) Juniper
2 3 (18.75%) CheckPoint
2 3 (18.75%) McAfee
2 3 (18.75%) Blue Coat
3 2 (12.50%) VMware
3 2 (12.50%) SAP
3 2 (12.50%) HP