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 6 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
6 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Legal
Rank 164 139 89
Rank change year-on-year
-25 -50
Permanent jobs citing Legal 74 77 154
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 1.27% 1.51% 2.94%
As % of the General category 3.50% 3.69% 7.96%
Number of salaries quoted 51 52 86
Average salary £34,000 £38,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.52% +16.92%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,500 £26,550 £25,250
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £52,500 £48,750
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+12.50% +6.66%
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
2116 2089 1935
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 36.26% 41.03% 36.93%
Number of salaries quoted 1640 1680 1607
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £25,000 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,150 £53,000 £55,250
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +2.40%

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 6 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 6 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 -19 50 £34,000 -11.68% 6
Somerset +11 10 £40,000 +48.14% 3
Wiltshire - 6 £50,000 - 1
Gloucestershire -7 5 £33,500 -21.17% 1
Dorset -31 1 - - 1
Devon - 1 - -
Legal
England

Legal
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 6 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 53 (26.90%) Finance
2 46 (23.35%) ITIL
3 44 (22.34%) SQL
3 44 (22.34%) Microsoft
4 43 (21.83%) Analytical Skills
5 42 (21.32%) Degree
6 35 (17.77%) Law
6 35 (17.77%) Military
7 29 (14.72%) .NET
7 29 (14.72%) Matrix Management
8 28 (14.21%) Windows
8 28 (14.21%) Logistics
9 27 (13.71%) Supply Chain Management
9 27 (13.71%) Service Delivery
9 27 (13.71%) Security Cleared
10 26 (13.20%) Project Management
10 26 (13.20%) SQL Server
10 26 (13.20%) C#
11 25 (12.69%) Management Information System
12 22 (11.17%) Web Services
12 22 (11.17%) MS Office
12 22 (11.17%) MS Excel
13 20 (10.15%) Line Management
14 19 (9.64%) UML
14 19 (9.64%) Agile Software Development
15 18 (9.14%) TOGAF
15 18 (9.14%) Business Intelligence
15 18 (9.14%) XML
15 18 (9.14%) ASP.NET
15 18 (9.14%) Performance Management

Legal
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 6 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 10 (5.08%) SharePoint
2 6 (3.05%) WebLogic
2 6 (3.05%) Oracle Service Bus
2 6 (3.05%) JBoss
2 6 (3.05%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 4 (2.03%) IIS
4 3 (1.52%) CMS
5 2 (1.02%) WorkSite
5 2 (1.02%) Drupal
5 2 (1.02%) MS Exchange
6 1 (0.51%) Lync
6 1 (0.51%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 22 (11.17%) MS Office
1 22 (11.17%) MS Excel
2 4 (2.03%) MS Visio
2 4 (2.03%) MS Project
3 3 (1.52%) Photoshop
3 3 (1.52%) Adobe Illustrator
4 2 (1.02%) SPSS
5 1 (0.51%) FastStats
Business Applications
1 3 (1.52%) Google Analytics
2 2 (1.02%) Visualfiles
Cloud Services
1 3 (1.52%) SaaS
2 2 (1.02%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (1.52%) LTE
2 2 (1.02%) DHCP
2 2 (1.02%) TCP/IP
2 2 (1.02%) DNS
2 2 (1.02%) Extranet
3 1 (0.51%) Firewall
3 1 (0.51%) Wireless
3 1 (0.51%) IMAP
3 1 (0.51%) Network Security
3 1 (0.51%) Intranet
3 1 (0.51%) Internet
3 1 (0.51%) Unified Communications
3 1 (0.51%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (13.20%) SQL Server
2 17 (8.63%) SQL Server 2008
3 16 (8.12%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 13 (6.60%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 6 (3.05%) QlikView
5 6 (3.05%) Oracle Database 11g
5 6 (3.05%) Oracle Database
6 4 (2.03%) Relational Database
6 4 (2.03%) RDBMS
7 3 (1.52%) SQL Server 2012
7 3 (1.52%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 17 (8.63%) Visual Studio
2 7 (3.55%) Team Foundation Server
3 6 (3.05%) Hudson
3 6 (3.05%) Maven
3 6 (3.05%) Eclipse
3 6 (3.05%) JDeveloper
3 6 (3.05%) JUnit
4 5 (2.54%) JIRA
5 3 (1.52%) Dreamweaver
6 2 (1.02%) Subversion
General
1 53 (26.90%) Finance
2 35 (17.77%) Law
2 35 (17.77%) Military
3 16 (8.12%) Marketing
4 8 (4.06%) Retail
5 6 (3.05%) Aerospace
6 5 (2.54%) Manufacturing
7 3 (1.52%) Telecoms
8 2 (1.02%) Automotive
9 1 (0.51%) French Language
9 1 (0.51%) German Language
Job Titles
1 30 (15.23%) Developer
2 26 (13.20%) Analyst
2 26 (13.20%) Architect
3 14 (7.11%) MI Analyst
4 12 (6.09%) Service Manager
5 11 (5.58%) Test Manager
5 11 (5.58%) Solutions Architect
6 10 (5.08%) Applications Support
7 9 (4.57%) .NET Developer
8 8 (4.06%) Project Manager
8 8 (4.06%) IT Services Manager
8 8 (4.06%) Designer
9 7 (3.55%) Consultant
9 7 (3.55%) Lead Developer
9 7 (3.55%) Information Analyst
9 7 (3.55%) Enterprise Architect
9 7 (3.55%) Service Desk Manager
10 6 (3.05%) Java Developer
10 6 (3.05%) Trainer
11 5 (2.54%) Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (14.72%) .NET
2 22 (11.17%) Web Services
3 18 (9.14%) XML
3 18 (9.14%) ASP.NET
4 16 (8.12%) WCF
5 10 (5.08%) JSP
6 9 (4.57%) WPF
6 9 (4.57%) jQuery
7 7 (3.55%) HTML
7 7 (3.55%) CSS
8 6 (3.05%) JDBC
8 6 (3.05%) J2EE
8 6 (3.05%) XML Schema
8 6 (3.05%) Middleware
8 6 (3.05%) Hibernate
8 6 (3.05%) Spring
8 6 (3.05%) .NET Framework
8 6 (3.05%) Oracle Fusion
8 6 (3.05%) Apache CXF
8 6 (3.05%) Spring Batch
Miscellaneous
1 43 (21.83%) Analytical Skills
2 25 (12.69%) Management Information System
3 14 (7.11%) Visualisation
4 5 (2.54%) Copywriting
4 5 (2.54%) Enterprise Software
4 5 (2.54%) User Experience
5 4 (2.03%) LPAR
5 4 (2.03%) Blog
5 4 (2.03%) Smartphone
5 4 (2.03%) PMI
5 4 (2.03%) Mathematics
6 3 (1.52%) Physics
6 3 (1.52%) Chemistry
6 3 (1.52%) Computer Science
6 3 (1.52%) Social Media
6 3 (1.52%) Digital Media
7 2 (1.02%) Data Protection Act
7 2 (1.02%) Freedom of Information Act
7 2 (1.02%) Freedom of Information
7 2 (1.02%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 28 (14.21%) Windows
2 15 (7.61%) Linux
3 10 (5.08%) UNIX
4 8 (4.06%) Windows 7
5 5 (2.54%) Windows Server 2008
5 5 (2.54%) Windows Server 2003
6 2 (1.02%) Android
6 2 (1.02%) Windows XP
7 1 (0.51%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 46 (23.35%) ITIL
2 29 (14.72%) Matrix Management
3 28 (14.21%) Logistics
4 27 (13.71%) Supply Chain Management
4 27 (13.71%) Service Delivery
5 26 (13.20%) Project Management
6 20 (10.15%) Line Management
7 19 (9.64%) UML
7 19 (9.64%) Agile Software Development
8 18 (9.14%) TOGAF
8 18 (9.14%) Business Intelligence
8 18 (9.14%) Performance Management
9 17 (8.63%) PRINCE2
10 16 (8.12%) Use Case
10 16 (8.12%) BPMN
11 14 (7.11%) SOA
12 12 (6.09%) Information Security
12 12 (6.09%) Business Analysis
12 12 (6.09%) Coaching
13 11 (5.58%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 44 (22.34%) SQL
2 26 (13.20%) C#
3 15 (7.61%) T-SQL
4 13 (6.60%) JavaScript
4 13 (6.60%) VBA
5 8 (4.06%) PHP
5 8 (4.06%) Java
6 6 (3.05%) XQuery
7 5 (2.54%) ABAP
8 4 (2.03%) VB.NET
9 3 (1.52%) C
10 1 (0.51%) VB
10 1 (0.51%) VB6
10 1 (0.51%) PowerShell
10 1 (0.51%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 42 (21.32%) Degree
2 27 (13.71%) Security Cleared
3 14 (7.11%) SC Cleared
4 7 (3.55%) DV Cleared
4 7 (3.55%) CISSP
5 6 (3.05%) CISM
6 5 (2.54%) ITIL Certification
6 5 (2.54%) CISA
7 4 (2.03%) PMP
7 4 (2.03%) PMI Certification
7 4 (2.03%) VCP4
7 4 (2.03%) APMP
8 1 (0.51%) AAT
8 1 (0.51%) ISSAP
8 1 (0.51%) ISSMP
8 1 (0.51%) ISEB
8 1 (0.51%) Avaya Certification
8 1 (0.51%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (8.63%) SLA
2 12 (6.09%) QA
3 7 (3.55%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 4 (2.03%) Data Quality
5 2 (1.02%) ISO 9001
6 1 (0.51%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 1 (0.51%) PCI DSS
6 1 (0.51%) Solvency II
System Software
1 17 (8.63%) Active Directory
2 6 (3.05%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (2.03%) XenApp
3 4 (2.03%) KVM
4 3 (1.52%) NFS
Systems Management
1 10 (5.08%) HP Quality Center
2 5 (2.54%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 2 (1.02%) SCCM
4 1 (0.51%) SCOM
4 1 (0.51%) WSUS
Vendors
1 44 (22.34%) Microsoft
2 16 (8.12%) IBM
3 14 (7.11%) HP
4 11 (5.58%) Oracle
5 10 (5.08%) SAP
6 7 (3.55%) VMware
7 6 (3.05%) Citrix
8 5 (2.54%) RedPrairie
9 4 (2.03%) Twitter
9 4 (2.03%) Avaya
9 4 (2.03%) Metastorm
9 4 (2.03%) Cisco
10 3 (1.52%) Adobe
10 3 (1.52%) Remedy
10 3 (1.52%) Intel
10 3 (1.52%) Amdocs
10 3 (1.52%) Google
11 2 (1.02%) Interwoven
11 2 (1.02%) Apple
11 2 (1.02%) Progress
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