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 29 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Law
Rank 156 162 154
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -8
Permanent jobs citing Law 57 40 40
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 1.05% 0.73% 0.83%
As % of the General category 2.91% 1.78% 2.28%
Number of salaries quoted 50 19 36
Average salary £35,000 £42,500 £27,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-17.64% +54.54%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £20,000 £23,250
10% offered a salary of more than £60,500 £45,500 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £40,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-6.25% -5.88%
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
1959 2248 1756
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 35.93% 41.19% 36.53%
Number of salaries quoted 1568 1805 1434
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £25,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,200 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -

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 29 August 2014.

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 29 August 2014. 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 +18 54 £35,000 -17.64% 4
Worcestershire - 1 £45,000 -
Law
England

Law
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, 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 50 (40.32%) Legal
2 40 (32.26%) SQL Server
3 34 (27.42%) .NET
3 34 (27.42%) Project Management
4 32 (25.81%) Workflow
4 32 (25.81%) SQL
5 30 (24.19%) MS Excel
6 28 (22.58%) ITIL
6 28 (22.58%) C#
7 26 (20.97%) PRINCE2
8 25 (20.16%) VB.NET
9 24 (19.35%) Service Management
9 24 (19.35%) Business Development
9 24 (19.35%) Transition Management
10 23 (18.55%) ITSM
10 23 (18.55%) ISEB
11 21 (16.94%) ASP.NET
11 21 (16.94%) Windows
12 18 (14.52%) HTML
12 18 (14.52%) Microsoft
12 18 (14.52%) Finance
12 18 (14.52%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 17 (13.71%) Degree
13 17 (13.71%) XML
14 16 (12.90%) Active Directory
14 16 (12.90%) WPF
15 15 (12.10%) WCF
15 15 (12.10%) WinForms
15 15 (12.10%) XSLT
15 15 (12.10%) MS Office

Law
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, 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 8 (6.45%) MS Exchange
2 5 (4.03%) Exchange Server 2007
2 5 (4.03%) Exchange Server 2010
3 3 (2.42%) SharePoint
4 2 (1.61%) Exchange Server 2000
4 2 (1.61%) WorkSite
5 1 (0.81%) CMS
Applications
1 30 (24.19%) MS Excel
2 15 (12.10%) MS Office
3 6 (4.84%) MS Project
4 4 (3.23%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.81%) Adobe Captivate
5 1 (0.81%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 1 (0.81%) Visualfiles
1 1 (0.81%) Workday HCM
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.81%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 9 (7.26%) WAN
1 9 (7.26%) VPN
2 7 (5.65%) LAN
3 5 (4.03%) VLAN
3 5 (4.03%) TCP/IP
4 4 (3.23%) Ethernet
5 3 (2.42%) SAN
5 3 (2.42%) MPLS
5 3 (2.42%) NetScaler
6 2 (1.61%) iSCSI
6 2 (1.61%) Firewall
6 2 (1.61%) Wireless
7 1 (0.81%) 3G
7 1 (0.81%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 40 (32.26%) SQL Server
2 18 (14.52%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 14 (11.29%) SQL Server 2008
4 9 (7.26%) SQL Server 2012
4 9 (7.26%) Oracle Database
5 3 (2.42%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 2 (1.61%) OLAP
6 2 (1.61%) Crystal Reports
6 2 (1.61%) Data Warehouse
7 1 (0.81%) SQL Server 2000
7 1 (0.81%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 10 (8.06%) Visual Studio
2 1 (0.81%) ProC
General
1 50 (40.32%) Legal
2 18 (14.52%) Finance
3 9 (7.26%) Military
4 1 (0.81%) Banking
4 1 (0.81%) Retail
4 1 (0.81%) Marketing
4 1 (0.81%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 41 (33.06%) Developer
2 24 (19.35%) Transition Manager
3 22 (17.74%) Analyst
4 21 (16.94%) Senior Manager
5 16 (12.90%) Service Manager
5 16 (12.90%) Service Transition Manager
6 14 (11.29%) Senior Service Manager
7 13 (10.48%) SQL Developer
8 12 (9.68%) Business Analyst
9 7 (5.65%) Case Management Developer
10 6 (4.84%) Coordinator
10 6 (4.84%) C# Developer
10 6 (4.84%) Project Coordinator
11 5 (4.03%) .NET Developer
11 5 (4.03%) Project Manager
11 5 (4.03%) DBA
11 5 (4.03%) Digital Producer
11 5 (4.03%) SQL DBA
12 4 (3.23%) Applications Developer
12 4 (3.23%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 34 (27.42%) .NET
2 21 (16.94%) ASP.NET
3 18 (14.52%) HTML
4 17 (13.71%) XML
5 16 (12.90%) WPF
6 15 (12.10%) WCF
6 15 (12.10%) XSLT
6 15 (12.10%) WinForms
7 13 (10.48%) Web Services
8 9 (7.26%) jQuery
8 9 (7.26%) ASP.NET MVC
8 9 (7.26%) Ajax
8 9 (7.26%) .NET Framework
9 2 (1.61%) Silverlight
10 1 (0.81%) HTML5
10 1 (0.81%) CSS
10 1 (0.81%) ADO.NET
Miscellaneous
1 5 (4.03%) Blackberry
1 5 (4.03%) Social Media
2 3 (2.42%) Client/Server
2 3 (2.42%) Management Information System
2 3 (2.42%) Replication
3 2 (1.61%) NHS
4 1 (0.81%) Economics
4 1 (0.81%) Computer Science
4 1 (0.81%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 21 (16.94%) Windows
2 11 (8.87%) Windows XP
3 9 (7.26%) Windows 7
4 6 (4.84%) Windows Server 2003
4 6 (4.84%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (1.61%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (27.42%) Project Management
2 32 (25.81%) Workflow
3 28 (22.58%) ITIL
4 26 (20.97%) PRINCE2
5 24 (19.35%) Service Management
5 24 (19.35%) Business Development
5 24 (19.35%) Transition Management
6 23 (18.55%) ITSM
7 13 (10.48%) Web Development
8 11 (8.87%) MVC
9 9 (7.26%) Scrum
9 9 (7.26%) UML
9 9 (7.26%) E-Commerce
9 9 (7.26%) Digital Forensics
10 7 (5.65%) Business Transformation
10 7 (5.65%) Enterprise Architecture
11 6 (4.84%) OO
12 5 (4.03%) Business Intelligence
12 5 (4.03%) Content Management
12 5 (4.03%) Responsive Web Design
Programming Languages
1 32 (25.81%) SQL
2 28 (22.58%) C#
3 25 (20.16%) VB.NET
4 10 (8.06%) T-SQL
5 9 (7.26%) C++
5 9 (7.26%) C
6 3 (2.42%) VB
7 2 (1.61%) PHP
8 1 (0.81%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 23 (18.55%) ISEB
2 17 (13.71%) Degree
3 3 (2.42%) MCSE
3 3 (2.42%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (2.42%) ITIL Certification
4 2 (1.61%) CISA
4 2 (1.61%) CISM
4 2 (1.61%) MOS
4 2 (1.61%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 2 (1.61%) IRCA
4 2 (1.61%) CCA
4 2 (1.61%) Citrix Certification
4 2 (1.61%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 1 (0.81%) Security Cleared
5 1 (0.81%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (6.45%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (1.61%) QA
System Software
1 16 (12.90%) Active Directory
2 7 (5.65%) vSphere
3 5 (4.03%) VMware ESXi
3 5 (4.03%) XenApp
4 3 (2.42%) XenDesktop
4 3 (2.42%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (2.42%) Norton AntiVirus
1 3 (2.42%) Backup Exec
1 3 (2.42%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 18 (14.52%) Microsoft
2 10 (8.06%) Citrix
2 10 (8.06%) LexisNexis
3 9 (7.26%) VMware
3 9 (7.26%) Cisco
3 9 (7.26%) Oracle
4 5 (4.03%) HP
5 3 (2.42%) Kaspersky
5 3 (2.42%) NetApp
5 3 (2.42%) Symantec
6 2 (1.61%) Remedy
7 1 (0.81%) Apple
7 1 (0.81%) Sage
7 1 (0.81%) LANDesk
7 1 (0.81%) ProCurve
7 1 (0.81%) Interwoven
7 1 (0.81%) PeopleSoft
7 1 (0.81%) Cognos
7 1 (0.81%) Adobe
7 1 (0.81%) SmartStream
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