The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Legal in IT jobs advertised for the Wales region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Legal over the 3 months to 30 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Legal
Rank 100 41 68
Rank change year-on-year
-59 +27
Permanent jobs citing Legal 8 54 21
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 0.59% 5.18% 1.91%
As % of the General category 1.37% 12.50% 4.96%
Number of salaries quoted 8 49 19
Average salary £43,750 £30,000 £27,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+45.83% +9.09%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,000 £22,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £49,500 £57,500 £61,800
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
Legal
UK

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

General Category
Wales
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
General category
582 432 423
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 42.95% 41.46% 38.38%
Number of salaries quoted 506 356 355
Average salary £37,500 £40,641 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.72% +8.37%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,129 £27,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £51,900 £50,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £43,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+4.65% +1.17%

Legal
Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

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

Legal Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

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Salary Trend in Wales

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

Legal Salary Trend in Wales

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Salary Histogram in Wales

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Legal across the Wales region over the 3 months to 30 January 2015.

Legal Salary Histogram in Wales

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Job Locations in Wales

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Legal within the Wales region over the 3 months to 30 January 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
South Wales -49 8 £43,750 +16.66%
Legal
UK

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT jobs across the 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 11 (45.83%) Finance
2 8 (33.33%) SQL
2 8 (33.33%) Microsoft
3 6 (25.00%) CCNP
3 6 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
3 6 (25.00%) Cisco
3 6 (25.00%) Cisco Certification
4 5 (20.83%) Juniper
4 5 (20.83%) Electronics
4 5 (20.83%) CCNA
4 5 (20.83%) T-SQL
4 5 (20.83%) SQL Server
4 5 (20.83%) Law
4 5 (20.83%) Retail
4 5 (20.83%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 5 (20.83%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 5 (20.83%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 5 (20.83%) Security Cleared
4 5 (20.83%) SQL Server 2008
4 5 (20.83%) SQL Server 2012
4 5 (20.83%) Degree
5 4 (16.67%) Blue Coat
5 4 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
5 4 (16.67%) Windows
5 4 (16.67%) WAN
5 4 (16.67%) CheckPoint
5 4 (16.67%) McAfee
6 3 (12.50%) ISO 9001
6 3 (12.50%) Windows XP
6 3 (12.50%) LAN

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Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT jobs across the 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (4.17%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
1 1 (4.17%) MS Exchange
1 1 (4.17%) SharePoint
1 1 (4.17%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 3 (12.50%) MS Excel
1 3 (12.50%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (4.17%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 4 (16.67%) WAN
2 3 (12.50%) LAN
2 3 (12.50%) Cisco ASA
2 3 (12.50%) Network Security
3 2 (8.33%) Firewall
4 1 (4.17%) Ethernet
4 1 (4.17%) TCP/IP
4 1 (4.17%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (20.83%) SQL Server
1 5 (20.83%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 5 (20.83%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 5 (20.83%) SQL Server Analysis Services
1 5 (20.83%) SQL Server 2008
1 5 (20.83%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (4.17%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 1 (4.17%) Eclipse
1 1 (4.17%) Visual Studio
1 1 (4.17%) GCC
General
1 11 (45.83%) Finance
2 5 (20.83%) Electronics
2 5 (20.83%) Law
2 5 (20.83%) Retail
3 1 (4.17%) Aerospace
3 1 (4.17%) Banking
3 1 (4.17%) Investment Banking
3 1 (4.17%) Welsh Language
Job Titles
1 6 (25.00%) Developer
2 5 (20.83%) Network Engineer
2 5 (20.83%) SQL Developer
3 2 (8.33%) Security Engineer
3 2 (8.33%) Network Security Engineer
3 2 (8.33%) Administrator
4 1 (4.17%) Analyst
4 1 (4.17%) C# Developer
4 1 (4.17%) Network Support Engineer
4 1 (4.17%) Tester
4 1 (4.17%) Programme Manager
4 1 (4.17%) Software Engineer
4 1 (4.17%) Support Engineer
4 1 (4.17%) 3rd Line Support
4 1 (4.17%) Information Manager
4 1 (4.17%) Security Specialist
4 1 (4.17%) Network Support
4 1 (4.17%) Network Specialist
4 1 (4.17%) Network Security Specialist
4 1 (4.17%) Avaya Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (12.50%) .NET
2 1 (4.17%) CSS
2 1 (4.17%) HTML
2 1 (4.17%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 3 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (8.33%) Computer Science
3 1 (4.17%) Management Information System
3 1 (4.17%) Freedom of Information
3 1 (4.17%) Credit Risk
3 1 (4.17%) iPhone
3 1 (4.17%) Data Protection Act
3 1 (4.17%) Freedom of Information Act
Operating Systems
1 4 (16.67%) Windows
2 3 (12.50%) Windows XP
2 3 (12.50%) Windows 7
3 2 (8.33%) Linux
4 1 (4.17%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
2 4 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (8.33%) Business Development
3 2 (8.33%) Project Management
4 1 (4.17%) Data Security
4 1 (4.17%) MVC
4 1 (4.17%) Change Management
4 1 (4.17%) Information Security
4 1 (4.17%) Practice Management
4 1 (4.17%) Configuration Management
4 1 (4.17%) UML
4 1 (4.17%) OO
4 1 (4.17%) CRM
4 1 (4.17%) Migration
4 1 (4.17%) Information Management
4 1 (4.17%) Network Design
4 1 (4.17%) Software Engineering
4 1 (4.17%) Business Analysis
4 1 (4.17%) Wealth Management
4 1 (4.17%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 8 (33.33%) SQL
2 5 (20.83%) T-SQL
3 3 (12.50%) C#
4 2 (8.33%) C
5 1 (4.17%) Python
5 1 (4.17%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 6 (25.00%) CCNP
1 6 (25.00%) Cisco Certification
2 5 (20.83%) CCNA
2 5 (20.83%) Security Cleared
2 5 (20.83%) Degree
3 2 (8.33%) SC Cleared
3 2 (8.33%) SAP Certification
4 1 (4.17%) ISEB
4 1 (4.17%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (12.50%) ISO 9001
2 2 (8.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 1 (4.17%) Firmware
1 1 (4.17%) Active Directory
1 1 (4.17%) ProxySG
Vendors
1 8 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 6 (25.00%) Cisco
3 5 (20.83%) Juniper
4 4 (16.67%) Blue Coat
4 4 (16.67%) CheckPoint
4 4 (16.67%) McAfee
5 2 (8.33%) SAP
5 2 (8.33%) HP
5 2 (8.33%) VMware
6 1 (4.17%) Websense
6 1 (4.17%) Avaya
6 1 (4.17%) F5
6 1 (4.17%) Meraki
6 1 (4.17%) Riverbed