The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Law in IT jobs advertised for the West Midlands region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Law over the 3 months to 4 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
4 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Law
Rank 187 152 188
Rank change year-on-year
-35 +36
Permanent jobs citing Law 41 61 31
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.71% 1.13% 0.56%
As % of the General category 1.89% 3.00% 1.39%
Number of salaries quoted 28 54 17
Average salary £48,000 £35,000 £22,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+37.14% +55.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,700 £24,000 £20,000
10% offered a salary of more than £64,750 £60,000 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £37,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+12.00% -6.25%
Law
England

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

General Category
West Midlands
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
General category
2175 2036 2223
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 37.63% 37.83% 39.92%
Number of salaries quoted 1640 1638 1756
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £28,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%

Law
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

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

Law Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

Law
Salary Trend in the West Midlands

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

Law Salary Trend in the West Midlands

Law
Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Law across the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 4 August 2015.

Law Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

Law
Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Law within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 4 August 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
Birmingham -40 23 £48,500 +38.57% 2
Coventry - 14 £43,750 - 1
Shropshire - 2 £35,500 -
Halesowen - 1 £20,000 - 1
Law
England

Law
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 4 August 2015, IT jobs across the West Midlands region citing Law 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 Law.

1 36 (29.51%) ITIL
2 32 (26.23%) Retail
3 30 (24.59%) Business Development
3 30 (24.59%) Transition Management
4 28 (22.95%) PRINCE2
4 28 (22.95%) Windows
4 28 (22.95%) E-Commerce
5 26 (21.31%) HTML
5 26 (21.31%) Oracle
6 25 (20.49%) Agile Software Development
7 24 (19.67%) Project Management
8 23 (18.85%) Service Management
8 23 (18.85%) SQL
9 20 (16.39%) ISEB
9 20 (16.39%) ITSM
10 19 (15.57%) Degree
11 18 (14.75%) Citrix
11 18 (14.75%) jQuery
12 17 (13.93%) Java
12 17 (13.93%) JavaScript
13 16 (13.11%) Finance
13 16 (13.11%) Manufacturing
14 15 (12.30%) Legal
14 15 (12.30%) C#
14 15 (12.30%) SQL Server
14 15 (12.30%) CSS
14 15 (12.30%) Life Science
14 15 (12.30%) Data Centre
15 14 (11.48%) PRINCE2 Certification
15 14 (11.48%) Linux

Law
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 4 August 2015, IT jobs across the West Midlands region citing Law 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 Law. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 7 (5.74%) WebSphere
2 6 (4.92%) WorkSite
2 6 (4.92%) MS Exchange
2 6 (4.92%) Exchange Server 2000
3 2 (1.64%) SharePoint
4 1 (0.82%) GlassFish
Applications
1 9 (7.38%) MS Office
2 7 (5.74%) MS Excel
3 4 (3.28%) MS Visio
4 3 (2.46%) MS Project
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.82%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 6 (4.92%) VPN
1 6 (4.92%) 3G
2 2 (1.64%) Internet
3 1 (0.82%) Extranet
3 1 (0.82%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (12.30%) SQL Server
2 12 (9.84%) MySQL
3 6 (4.92%) SQL Server 2008
4 3 (2.46%) MS Access
4 3 (2.46%) SQL Server 2000
5 2 (1.64%) SQL Server 2005
5 2 (1.64%) Data Mining
5 2 (1.64%) Relational Database
6 1 (0.82%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (0.82%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (0.82%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 1 (0.82%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 4 (3.28%) JUnit
1 4 (3.28%) Mockito
2 1 (0.82%) Hudson
2 1 (0.82%) Subversion
2 1 (0.82%) Git (software)
General
1 32 (26.23%) Retail
2 16 (13.11%) Finance
2 16 (13.11%) Manufacturing
3 15 (12.30%) Legal
4 13 (10.66%) Pharmaceutical
5 2 (1.64%) Billing
6 1 (0.82%) Local Government
6 1 (0.82%) Online Betting
6 1 (0.82%) Telecoms
6 1 (0.82%) Publishing
6 1 (0.82%) Banking
Job Titles
1 30 (24.59%) Transition Manager
2 26 (21.31%) Developer
3 16 (13.11%) Analyst
4 12 (9.84%) Architect
4 12 (9.84%) Service Manager
4 12 (9.84%) Infrastructure Architect
5 11 (9.02%) Java Developer
6 8 (6.56%) Project Manager
6 8 (6.56%) Service Transition Manager
7 7 (5.74%) C# Developer
8 6 (4.92%) Service Desk Analyst
8 6 (4.92%) Software Developer
8 6 (4.92%) Service Analyst
9 5 (4.10%) Applications Support
9 5 (4.10%) Business Analyst
10 4 (3.28%) Programme Manager
10 4 (3.28%) Desktop Support
10 4 (3.28%) Applications Developer
10 4 (3.28%) 2nd Line Support
10 4 (3.28%) Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (21.31%) HTML
2 18 (14.75%) jQuery
3 15 (12.30%) CSS
4 12 (9.84%) .NET
5 11 (9.02%) J2EE
5 11 (9.02%) Servlets
5 11 (9.02%) Hibernate
5 11 (9.02%) JSON
6 10 (8.20%) Spring
6 10 (8.20%) Struts
6 10 (8.20%) Web Services
6 10 (8.20%) XML
6 10 (8.20%) ASP.NET
7 8 (6.56%) WPF
8 7 (5.74%) WCF
8 7 (5.74%) XSLT
8 7 (5.74%) WinForms
9 2 (1.64%) ActiveMQ
9 2 (1.64%) JMS
9 2 (1.64%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 15 (12.30%) Life Science
1 15 (12.30%) Data Centre
2 10 (8.20%) Blackberry
3 4 (3.28%) Management Information System
3 4 (3.28%) User Experience
3 4 (3.28%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (1.64%) Digital Media
5 1 (0.82%) Data Extraction
5 1 (0.82%) Statistics
5 1 (0.82%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 28 (22.95%) Windows
2 14 (11.48%) Linux
3 10 (8.20%) Windows 7
4 8 (6.56%) Windows XP
5 6 (4.92%) Windows 2000
6 3 (2.46%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (29.51%) ITIL
2 30 (24.59%) Business Development
2 30 (24.59%) Transition Management
3 28 (22.95%) PRINCE2
3 28 (22.95%) E-Commerce
4 25 (20.49%) Agile Software Development
5 24 (19.67%) Project Management
6 23 (18.85%) Service Management
7 20 (16.39%) ITSM
8 13 (10.66%) PRINCE
9 8 (6.56%) Workflow
9 8 (6.56%) Service Delivery
9 8 (6.56%) Document Management
10 7 (5.74%) Enterprise Architecture
10 7 (5.74%) UML
10 7 (5.74%) OO
11 6 (4.92%) CRM
11 6 (4.92%) Kalman Filter
12 5 (4.10%) Time Management
12 5 (4.10%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 23 (18.85%) SQL
2 17 (13.93%) Java
2 17 (13.93%) JavaScript
3 15 (12.30%) C#
4 8 (6.56%) VB.NET
4 8 (6.56%) PHP
5 7 (5.74%) T-SQL
6 4 (3.28%) C
7 3 (2.46%) Shell Script
8 2 (1.64%) PowerShell
8 2 (1.64%) VBScript
9 1 (0.82%) VBA
9 1 (0.82%) Python
9 1 (0.82%) Perl
9 1 (0.82%) Apex Code
Qualifications
1 20 (16.39%) ISEB
2 19 (15.57%) Degree
3 14 (11.48%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 3 (2.46%) ITIL Certification
5 2 (1.64%) Security Cleared
6 1 (0.82%) HND
6 1 (0.82%) ACCA
6 1 (0.82%) CIMA
6 1 (0.82%) CIPD
6 1 (0.82%) EnCE
6 1 (0.82%) SC Cleared
6 1 (0.82%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.46%) SLA
System Software
1 10 (8.20%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 4 (3.28%) SCCM
Vendors
1 26 (21.31%) Oracle
2 18 (14.75%) Citrix
3 12 (9.84%) Red Hat
4 11 (9.02%) Microsoft
5 7 (5.74%) IBM
6 6 (4.92%) Cisco
6 6 (4.92%) Interwoven
6 6 (4.92%) LANDesk
6 6 (4.92%) Apple
7 3 (2.46%) Adobe
7 3 (2.46%) HP
7 3 (2.46%) SAP
8 2 (1.64%) Salesforce.com
8 2 (1.64%) Computacenter
9 1 (0.82%) Cognos
9 1 (0.82%) Hyperion
9 1 (0.82%) MicroStrategy
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First Point
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Warwickshire
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Salary: From £60,000 to £90,000 per annum Bonus, Pension, Healthcare, Holiday,
Posted: 4 days ago
Birmingham, Warwickshire
NES IT
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 4 days ago
Birmingham
Specialist Solutions UK
Salary: £30,000 - £40,000 per year
Posted: 13 days ago
Halesowen
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £18000 - £22000 per annum + Benefit package
Posted: 18 days ago