The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Legal in IT jobs advertised for the South West 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 166 134 105
Rank change year-on-year
-32 -29
Permanent jobs citing Legal 74 85 133
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 1.23% 1.61% 2.46%
As % of the General category 3.33% 3.94% 6.74%
Number of salaries quoted 48 59 72
Average salary £34,000 £38,500 £34,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.68% +12.40%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,350 £25,400 £24,250
10% offered a salary of more than £52,250 £51,100 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+12.50% +3.89%
Legal
England

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

General Category
South West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
General category
2225 2160 1974
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 37.13% 40.90% 36.49%
Number of salaries quoted 1694 1737 1609
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £24,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +1.19%

Legal
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

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

Legal Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

Legal
Salary Trend in the South West

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

Legal Salary Trend in the South West

Legal
Salary Histogram in the South West

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

Legal Salary Histogram in the South West

Legal
Job Locations in the South West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Legal within the South West 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
Bristol -26 44 £34,000 -12.82% 3
Somerset +6 9 £40,000 +23.07% 1
Dorset -20 7 - -
Wiltshire +8 6 £50,000 +17.64% 1
Gloucestershire 0 5 £33,500 -46.40%
Devon +1 2 £24,500 +11.36% 2
Legal
England

Legal
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, IT jobs across the South West 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 49 (25.79%) Microsoft
1 49 (25.79%) Degree
2 48 (25.26%) ITIL
3 47 (24.74%) Finance
4 43 (22.63%) Analytical Skills
5 40 (21.05%) SQL
6 35 (18.42%) Military
7 33 (17.37%) Law
8 30 (15.79%) Windows
9 29 (15.26%) Service Delivery
10 28 (14.74%) Logistics
10 28 (14.74%) Matrix Management
11 27 (14.21%) Security Cleared
11 27 (14.21%) Management Information System
11 27 (14.21%) .NET
12 25 (13.16%) SQL Server
13 24 (12.63%) MS Excel
13 24 (12.63%) Supply Chain Management
14 23 (12.11%) C#
15 22 (11.58%) Active Directory
16 20 (10.53%) Project Management
16 20 (10.53%) MS Office
16 20 (10.53%) Web Services
16 20 (10.53%) UML
17 19 (10.00%) SLA
17 19 (10.00%) ASP.NET
17 19 (10.00%) TOGAF
18 18 (9.47%) SQL Server Reporting Services
18 18 (9.47%) Information Security
18 18 (9.47%) Performance Management

Legal
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, IT jobs across the South West 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 9 (4.74%) SharePoint
2 6 (3.16%) WorkSite
3 4 (2.11%) Oracle Service Bus
3 4 (2.11%) WebLogic
3 4 (2.11%) IIS
3 4 (2.11%) JBoss
3 4 (2.11%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 3 (1.58%) MS Exchange
4 3 (1.58%) CMS
5 2 (1.05%) Drupal
5 2 (1.05%) Exchange Server 2010
6 1 (0.53%) Lync
Applications
1 24 (12.63%) MS Excel
2 20 (10.53%) MS Office
3 4 (2.11%) MS Visio
4 3 (1.58%) Photoshop
4 3 (1.58%) Adobe Illustrator
5 2 (1.05%) SPSS
6 1 (0.53%) MS Project
6 1 (0.53%) FastStats
Business Applications
1 3 (1.58%) Google Analytics
2 2 (1.05%) Visualfiles
3 1 (0.53%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.53%) FLEXCUBE
Cloud Services
1 3 (1.58%) SaaS
2 2 (1.05%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (2.63%) DHCP
1 5 (2.63%) TCP/IP
1 5 (2.63%) DNS
2 4 (2.11%) Internet
3 3 (1.58%) Wireless
4 2 (1.05%) Network Security
4 2 (1.05%) Firewall
4 2 (1.05%) SAN
5 1 (0.53%) DMZ
5 1 (0.53%) Intranet
5 1 (0.53%) VoIP
5 1 (0.53%) Extranet
5 1 (0.53%) Unified Communications
5 1 (0.53%) Intrusion Detection
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (13.16%) SQL Server
2 18 (9.47%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 16 (8.42%) SQL Server 2008
4 12 (6.32%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 6 (3.16%) QlikView
6 4 (2.11%) Oracle Database 11g
6 4 (2.11%) RDBMS
6 4 (2.11%) Oracle Database
6 4 (2.11%) Relational Database
7 1 (0.53%) SQL Server 2012
7 1 (0.53%) Microsoft Analysis Services
7 1 (0.53%) Data Warehouse
7 1 (0.53%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 16 (8.42%) Visual Studio
2 6 (3.16%) Team Foundation Server
3 5 (2.63%) JIRA
4 4 (2.11%) Hudson
4 4 (2.11%) JUnit
4 4 (2.11%) Maven
4 4 (2.11%) Eclipse
4 4 (2.11%) JDeveloper
5 3 (1.58%) Dreamweaver
6 2 (1.05%) Subversion
General
1 47 (24.74%) Finance
2 35 (18.42%) Military
3 33 (17.37%) Law
4 16 (8.42%) Marketing
5 8 (4.21%) Retail
6 6 (3.16%) Aerospace
7 3 (1.58%) Manufacturing
8 1 (0.53%) Billing
8 1 (0.53%) Investment Banking
8 1 (0.53%) Corporate Banking
8 1 (0.53%) Telecoms
8 1 (0.53%) Banking
Job Titles
1 28 (14.74%) Analyst
2 27 (14.21%) Architect
3 24 (12.63%) Developer
4 15 (7.89%) MI Analyst
5 12 (6.32%) Service Manager
6 11 (5.79%) Test Manager
6 11 (5.79%) Solutions Architect
7 10 (5.26%) Applications Support
8 9 (4.74%) Information Analyst
9 8 (4.21%) Consultant
9 8 (4.21%) IT Services Manager
9 8 (4.21%) Designer
10 7 (3.68%) Lead Developer
10 7 (3.68%) Support Analyst
10 7 (3.68%) Enterprise Architect
10 7 (3.68%) Service Desk Manager
11 6 (3.16%) .NET Developer
11 6 (3.16%) Trainer
12 5 (2.63%) Applications Manager
12 5 (2.63%) Lead Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (14.21%) .NET
2 20 (10.53%) Web Services
3 19 (10.00%) ASP.NET
4 16 (8.42%) XML
4 16 (8.42%) WCF
5 10 (5.26%) jQuery
6 8 (4.21%) JSP
7 7 (3.68%) .NET Framework
7 7 (3.68%) HTML
7 7 (3.68%) WPF
8 6 (3.16%) CSS
9 5 (2.63%) SAP Basis
9 5 (2.63%) Ajax
10 4 (2.11%) Spring Batch
10 4 (2.11%) Oracle Fusion
10 4 (2.11%) Apache CXF
10 4 (2.11%) ASP.NET MVC
10 4 (2.11%) Spring
10 4 (2.11%) JSON
10 4 (2.11%) JDBC
Miscellaneous
1 43 (22.63%) Analytical Skills
2 27 (14.21%) Management Information System
3 14 (7.37%) Visualisation
4 5 (2.63%) Video Conferencing
4 5 (2.63%) Enterprise Software
4 5 (2.63%) User Experience
4 5 (2.63%) Copywriting
5 4 (2.11%) Blog
5 4 (2.11%) Mathematics
5 4 (2.11%) LPAR
5 4 (2.11%) Smartphone
6 3 (1.58%) Data Protection Act
6 3 (1.58%) Freedom of Information Act
6 3 (1.58%) Social Media
6 3 (1.58%) Digital Media
6 3 (1.58%) Physics
6 3 (1.58%) Chemistry
6 3 (1.58%) Computer Science
6 3 (1.58%) Freedom of Information
7 2 (1.05%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 30 (15.79%) Windows
2 14 (7.37%) Linux
3 10 (5.26%) UNIX
4 8 (4.21%) Windows 7
5 6 (3.16%) Windows Server 2008
6 5 (2.63%) Windows Server 2003
7 4 (2.11%) Windows XP
8 3 (1.58%) Android
9 2 (1.05%) Windows Server 2012
10 1 (0.53%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 48 (25.26%) ITIL
2 29 (15.26%) Service Delivery
3 28 (14.74%) Logistics
3 28 (14.74%) Matrix Management
4 24 (12.63%) Supply Chain Management
5 20 (10.53%) Project Management
5 20 (10.53%) UML
6 19 (10.00%) TOGAF
7 18 (9.47%) Information Security
7 18 (9.47%) Performance Management
8 17 (8.95%) Line Management
9 16 (8.42%) BPMN
9 16 (8.42%) Agile Software Development
9 16 (8.42%) Use Case
9 16 (8.42%) PRINCE2
9 16 (8.42%) Business Intelligence
10 13 (6.84%) SOA
11 12 (6.32%) Mentoring
12 11 (5.79%) Coaching
12 11 (5.79%) Data Protection
Programming Languages
1 40 (21.05%) SQL
2 23 (12.11%) C#
3 14 (7.37%) VBA
4 12 (6.32%) JavaScript
4 12 (6.32%) T-SQL
5 8 (4.21%) PHP
6 6 (3.16%) Java
7 5 (2.63%) VB.NET
7 5 (2.63%) ABAP
8 4 (2.11%) XQuery
9 3 (1.58%) C
10 1 (0.53%) PowerShell
10 1 (0.53%) Bash Shell
10 1 (0.53%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 49 (25.79%) Degree
2 27 (14.21%) Security Cleared
3 13 (6.84%) SC Cleared
4 10 (5.26%) CISSP
5 7 (3.68%) DV Cleared
6 6 (3.16%) CISM
7 5 (2.63%) ITIL Certification
7 5 (2.63%) CISA
8 1 (0.53%) Avaya Certification
8 1 (0.53%) PMP
8 1 (0.53%) PMI Certification
8 1 (0.53%) CCNP
8 1 (0.53%) CCDA
8 1 (0.53%) CCDP
8 1 (0.53%) ISEB
8 1 (0.53%) ISSAP
8 1 (0.53%) ISSMP
8 1 (0.53%) Cisco Certification
8 1 (0.53%) APMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (10.00%) SLA
2 12 (6.32%) QA
3 8 (4.21%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 4 (2.11%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 4 (2.11%) PCI DSS
5 3 (1.58%) Data Quality
6 2 (1.05%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 22 (11.58%) Active Directory
2 5 (2.63%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (2.11%) XenApp
3 4 (2.11%) KVM
4 1 (0.53%) Postfix
Systems Management
1 10 (5.26%) HP Quality Center
2 5 (2.63%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 1 (0.53%) Backup Exec
3 1 (0.53%) WSUS
3 1 (0.53%) SCCM
3 1 (0.53%) SCOM
Vendors
1 49 (25.79%) Microsoft
2 16 (8.42%) IBM
2 16 (8.42%) HP
3 10 (5.26%) SAP
4 9 (4.74%) Oracle
5 6 (3.16%) Citrix
5 6 (3.16%) Avaya
5 6 (3.16%) VMware
5 6 (3.16%) Twitter
6 5 (2.63%) RedPrairie
6 5 (2.63%) Cisco
7 4 (2.11%) Metastorm
8 3 (1.58%) Intel
8 3 (1.58%) Apple
8 3 (1.58%) Google
8 3 (1.58%) Adobe
9 2 (1.05%) Progress
9 2 (1.05%) Dell
9 2 (1.05%) CheckPoint
10 1 (0.53%) Zend
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