The first 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 30 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all terms in our General category for the West Midlands region.

Location
3 months to
30 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Law
Rank 144 179 159
Rank change year-on-year
+35 -20
Permanent jobs citing Law 64 31 37
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 1.19% 0.56% 0.76%
As % of the General category 3.11% 1.39% 2.08%
Number of salaries quoted 57 17 34
Average salary £35,000 £22,500 £27,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+55.55% -18.18%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £20,000 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £42,500 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £40,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-6.25% -5.88%
General Category
West Midlands
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
General category
2057 2236 1782
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 38.11% 40.06% 36.58%
Number of salaries quoted 1649 1765 1496
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £62,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+3.52% -
Law
England

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 30 July 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 30 July 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 +23 53 £35,000 +55.55% 5
Warwickshire - 4 £39,000 -
Worcestershire - 4 £43,500 - 1
Law
England

Law
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 52 (41.27%) Legal
2 43 (34.13%) SQL Server
3 40 (31.75%) .NET
4 36 (28.57%) SQL
5 33 (26.19%) C#
5 33 (26.19%) Project Management
6 32 (25.40%) VB.NET
6 32 (25.40%) MS Excel
7 29 (23.02%) ITIL
7 29 (23.02%) Workflow
8 27 (21.43%) PRINCE2
9 24 (19.05%) Service Management
9 24 (19.05%) ASP.NET
9 24 (19.05%) Business Development
9 24 (19.05%) Transition Management
10 23 (18.25%) ISEB
10 23 (18.25%) ITSM
11 21 (16.67%) Finance
11 21 (16.67%) Windows
11 21 (16.67%) HTML
12 20 (15.87%) XML
13 18 (14.29%) Microsoft
14 17 (13.49%) Web Services
14 17 (13.49%) WPF
14 17 (13.49%) Degree
14 17 (13.49%) SQL Server Reporting Services
15 16 (12.70%) WCF
15 16 (12.70%) XSLT
15 16 (12.70%) WinForms
16 15 (11.90%) Web Development

Law
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 (6.35%) MS Exchange
2 5 (3.97%) WorkSite
2 5 (3.97%) Exchange Server 2007
2 5 (3.97%) Exchange Server 2010
3 4 (3.17%) CMS
4 2 (1.59%) Exchange Server 2000
4 2 (1.59%) SharePoint
Applications
1 32 (25.40%) MS Excel
2 10 (7.94%) MS Office
3 6 (4.76%) MS Project
4 4 (3.17%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.79%) Photoshop
5 1 (0.79%) Adobe Captivate
Business Applications
1 4 (3.17%) Visualfiles
2 1 (0.79%) Workday HCM
Communications & Networking
1 8 (6.35%) VPN
1 8 (6.35%) LAN
1 8 (6.35%) WAN
2 5 (3.97%) TCP/IP
2 5 (3.97%) VLAN
3 4 (3.17%) Ethernet
3 4 (3.17%) SAN
4 3 (2.38%) MPLS
4 3 (2.38%) NetScaler
5 2 (1.59%) Firewall
5 2 (1.59%) Wireless
6 1 (0.79%) VoIP
6 1 (0.79%) 3G
6 1 (0.79%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 43 (34.13%) SQL Server
2 17 (13.49%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 10 (7.94%) Oracle Database
3 10 (7.94%) SQL Server 2012
4 9 (7.14%) SQL Server 2008
5 8 (6.35%) OLAP
5 8 (6.35%) Crystal Reports
6 5 (3.97%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 2 (1.59%) SQL Server 2005
7 2 (1.59%) SQL Server 2000
7 2 (1.59%) Data Warehouse
8 1 (0.79%) MS Access
8 1 (0.79%) DTS
Development Applications
1 12 (9.52%) Visual Studio
General
1 52 (41.27%) Legal
2 21 (16.67%) Finance
3 10 (7.94%) Military
4 1 (0.79%) Telecoms
4 1 (0.79%) Marketing
4 1 (0.79%) Banking
4 1 (0.79%) Retail
Job Titles
1 41 (32.54%) Developer
2 26 (20.63%) Analyst
3 24 (19.05%) Transition Manager
4 18 (14.29%) Senior Manager
5 16 (12.70%) Service Transition Manager
5 16 (12.70%) Service Manager
6 13 (10.32%) Business Analyst
7 11 (8.73%) Senior Service Manager
8 7 (5.56%) C# Developer
8 7 (5.56%) Case Management Developer
8 7 (5.56%) SQL Developer
9 6 (4.76%) .NET Developer
9 6 (4.76%) Project Coordinator
9 6 (4.76%) Coordinator
9 6 (4.76%) Software Developer
10 5 (3.97%) DBA
10 5 (3.97%) Digital Producer
10 5 (3.97%) SQL DBA
11 4 (3.17%) .NET Software Developer
11 4 (3.17%) MI Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 40 (31.75%) .NET
2 24 (19.05%) ASP.NET
3 21 (16.67%) HTML
4 20 (15.87%) XML
5 17 (13.49%) Web Services
5 17 (13.49%) WPF
6 16 (12.70%) WCF
6 16 (12.70%) XSLT
6 16 (12.70%) WinForms
7 10 (7.94%) .NET Framework
7 10 (7.94%) jQuery
7 10 (7.94%) Ajax
7 10 (7.94%) ASP.NET MVC
8 2 (1.59%) Silverlight
9 1 (0.79%) ADO.NET
9 1 (0.79%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 5 (3.97%) Social Media
2 3 (2.38%) Client/Server
2 3 (2.38%) Replication
2 3 (2.38%) Management Information System
2 3 (2.38%) Blackberry
3 1 (0.79%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 21 (16.67%) Windows
2 8 (6.35%) Windows XP
3 6 (4.76%) Windows 7
3 6 (4.76%) Windows Server 2008
3 6 (4.76%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (1.59%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (26.19%) Project Management
2 29 (23.02%) ITIL
2 29 (23.02%) Workflow
3 27 (21.43%) PRINCE2
4 24 (19.05%) Service Management
4 24 (19.05%) Business Development
4 24 (19.05%) Transition Management
5 23 (18.25%) ITSM
6 15 (11.90%) Web Development
7 13 (10.32%) MVC
8 11 (8.73%) Business Intelligence
9 10 (7.94%) Scrum
9 10 (7.94%) Digital Forensics
10 9 (7.14%) UML
10 9 (7.14%) E-Commerce
11 7 (5.56%) Enterprise Architecture
11 7 (5.56%) Business Transformation
12 6 (4.76%) OO
13 5 (3.97%) Web Accessibility
13 5 (3.97%) Content Management
Programming Languages
1 36 (28.57%) SQL
2 33 (26.19%) C#
3 32 (25.40%) VB.NET
4 13 (10.32%) T-SQL
5 10 (7.94%) C
5 10 (7.94%) C++
6 8 (6.35%) VB
7 2 (1.59%) PHP
8 1 (0.79%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 23 (18.25%) ISEB
2 17 (13.49%) Degree
3 4 (3.17%) ITIL Certification
4 3 (2.38%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 2 (1.59%) MOS
5 2 (1.59%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (1.59%) MCSE
6 1 (0.79%) MCP
6 1 (0.79%) IRCA
6 1 (0.79%) CCA
6 1 (0.79%) Citrix Certification
6 1 (0.79%) CISA
6 1 (0.79%) CISM
6 1 (0.79%) Security Cleared
6 1 (0.79%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (5.56%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (0.79%) QA
System Software
1 13 (10.32%) Active Directory
2 6 (4.76%) vSphere
3 5 (3.97%) VMware ESXi
4 4 (3.17%) XenApp
5 3 (2.38%) XenDesktop
5 3 (2.38%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (2.38%) Backup Exec
1 3 (2.38%) Norton AntiVirus
1 3 (2.38%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 18 (14.29%) Microsoft
2 12 (9.52%) LexisNexis
3 10 (7.94%) Oracle
4 9 (7.14%) Citrix
5 8 (6.35%) Cisco
5 8 (6.35%) VMware
6 4 (3.17%) Symantec
6 4 (3.17%) HP
7 3 (2.38%) NetApp
7 3 (2.38%) Kaspersky
8 2 (1.59%) Remedy
9 1 (0.79%) Cognos
9 1 (0.79%) PeopleSoft
9 1 (0.79%) Apple
9 1 (0.79%) Sage
9 1 (0.79%) SmartStream
9 1 (0.79%) Adobe
9 1 (0.79%) Interwoven
9 1 (0.79%) LANDesk
9 1 (0.79%) ProCurve
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