Period
to 10 December 2018

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Legal in permanent job vacancies advertised in Birmingham. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Legal over the 6 months to 10 December 2018 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Legal
West Midlands > Birmingham
6 months to
10 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 132 122 143
Rank change year-on-year -10 +21 +2
Permanent jobs citing Legal 57 79 82
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 1.60% 2.08% 1.78%
As % of the General category 4.71% 5.13% 4.47%
Number of salaries quoted 42 64 71
Birmingham median annual salary £44,250 £52,500 £38,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -15.71% +36.36% -9.41%
10th Percentile £28,000 £29,125 £25,000
90th Percentile £54,750 £79,250 £60,000
West Midlands median annual salary £42,500 £48,750 £41,500
% change year-on-year -12.82% +17.47% +6.41%

Legal is in the General Skills category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Birmingham with a requirement for common skills.

All General Skills
Birmingham
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for common skills 1,210 1,539 1,833
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 33.89% 40.61% 39.81%
Number of salaries quoted 845 1,160 1,377
Birmingham median annual salary £46,500 £43,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.14% +1.18% -
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,475 £25,500
90th Percentile £76,875 £66,350 £69,250
West Midlands median annual salary £44,500 £40,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year +11.25% -5.88% -

Legal
Job Vacancy Trend in Birmingham

Job postings citing Legal as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Birmingham.

Job vacancy trend for Legal in Birmingham

Legal
Salary Trend in Birmingham

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

Salary trend for Legal in Birmingham

Legal
Salary Histogram in Birmingham

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Legal in Birmingham over the 6 months to 10 December 2018.

Salary histogram for Legal in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 10 December 2018, IT jobs citing Legal also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Birmingham region with a requirement for Legal.

1 22 (38.60%) Microsoft
2 19 (33.33%) Retail
3 18 (31.58%) Business Intelligence
4 14 (24.56%) Agile Software Development
5 13 (22.81%) SQL
6 12 (21.05%) Windows
6 12 (21.05%) Degree
7 11 (19.30%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 10 (17.54%) Self-Motivation
9 9 (15.79%) Analytical Skills
9 9 (15.79%) C#
9 9 (15.79%) .NET
9 9 (15.79%) Project Management
10 8 (14.04%) ITIL
10 8 (14.04%) SharePoint
10 8 (14.04%) SLA
10 8 (14.04%) .NET Framework
10 8 (14.04%) Workflow
10 8 (14.04%) Law
10 8 (14.04%) Continuous Improvement
10 8 (14.04%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 7 (12.28%) Problem-Solving
11 7 (12.28%) Scrum
11 7 (12.28%) Information Security
11 7 (12.28%) ITIL Certification
12 6 (10.53%) Change Management
12 6 (10.53%) JavaScript
12 6 (10.53%) TDD
12 6 (10.53%) Incident Management
12 6 (10.53%) Software Engineering

Legal
Co-occurring IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 8 (14.04%) SharePoint
2 1 (1.75%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 2 (3.51%) Microsoft Office
1 2 (3.51%) MS Visio
2 1 (1.75%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.75%) Visualfiles
Cloud Services
1 6 (10.53%) Microsoft Azure
1 6 (10.53%) Office 365
2 1 (1.75%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 5 (8.77%) VoIP
2 3 (5.26%) Firewall
3 2 (3.51%) Internet
4 1 (1.75%) Cisco ASA
4 1 (1.75%) Intranet
4 1 (1.75%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (19.30%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 8 (14.04%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 5 (8.77%) Data Warehouse
3 5 (8.77%) Relational Database
3 5 (8.77%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 4 (7.02%) SQL Server
5 3 (5.26%) Power BI
6 1 (1.75%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 3 (5.26%) JIRA
1 3 (5.26%) Team Foundation Server
1 3 (5.26%) VersionOne
2 1 (1.75%) Hudson
2 1 (1.75%) Visual Studio
General
1 19 (33.33%) Retail
2 8 (14.04%) Law
3 4 (7.02%) Finance
3 4 (7.02%) Telecoms
4 2 (3.51%) Publishing
5 1 (1.75%) Billing
5 1 (1.75%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 14 (24.56%) Analyst
2 7 (12.28%) Business Analyst
2 7 (12.28%) Developer
3 6 (10.53%) Agile Scrum Master
3 6 (10.53%) Scrum Master
3 6 (10.53%) Software Engineer
4 5 (8.77%) Applications Engineer
4 5 (8.77%) Project Manager
4 5 (8.77%) Telephony Engineer
5 4 (7.02%) .NET Developer
5 4 (7.02%) IT Analyst
5 4 (7.02%) IT Manager
6 3 (5.26%) Service Analyst
6 3 (5.26%) Technical Manager
6 3 (5.26%) Technical Project Manager
6 3 (5.26%) VB.NET Developer
7 2 (3.51%) Business Intelligence Developer
7 2 (3.51%) IT Security Analyst
7 2 (3.51%) Security Analyst
7 2 (3.51%) Service Desk Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (15.79%) .NET
2 8 (14.04%) .NET Framework
3 5 (8.77%) Hibernate
4 3 (5.26%) Entity Framework
5 1 (1.75%) CSS
5 1 (1.75%) HTML
5 1 (1.75%) REST
5 1 (1.75%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 10 (17.54%) Self-Motivation
2 9 (15.79%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (8.77%) Data Centre
3 5 (8.77%) Mobile App
4 3 (5.26%) Management Information System
5 2 (3.51%) Blackberry
5 2 (3.51%) Cyberthreat
5 2 (3.51%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
5 2 (3.51%) iPhone
5 2 (3.51%) Video Conferencing
6 1 (1.75%) Freedom of Information
6 1 (1.75%) Greenfield Project
Operating Systems
1 12 (21.05%) Windows
2 5 (8.77%) Android
2 5 (8.77%) Mac OS X
3 3 (5.26%) Apple iOS
3 3 (5.26%) Windows 10
3 3 (5.26%) Windows 8
4 1 (1.75%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (31.58%) Business Intelligence
2 14 (24.56%) Agile Software Development
3 9 (15.79%) Project Management
4 8 (14.04%) Continuous Improvement
4 8 (14.04%) ITIL
4 8 (14.04%) Workflow
5 7 (12.28%) Information Security
5 7 (12.28%) Problem-Solving
5 7 (12.28%) Scrum
6 6 (10.53%) Change Management
6 6 (10.53%) Incident Management
6 6 (10.53%) Software Engineering
6 6 (10.53%) TDD
7 5 (8.77%) Business Analysis
7 5 (8.77%) Computer Science
7 5 (8.77%) Cross-Platform Development
7 5 (8.77%) Requirements Analysis
7 5 (8.77%) SDLC
7 5 (8.77%) Translating Business Requirements
7 5 (8.77%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 13 (22.81%) SQL
2 9 (15.79%) C#
3 6 (10.53%) JavaScript
4 3 (5.26%) VB
4 3 (5.26%) VB.NET
4 3 (5.26%) VB6
5 1 (1.75%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 12 (21.05%) Degree
2 7 (12.28%) ITIL Certification
3 5 (8.77%) Computer Science Degree
3 5 (8.77%) Master's Degree
4 2 (3.51%) CISM
4 2 (3.51%) CISSP
5 1 (1.75%) CISMP
5 1 (1.75%) GIAC
5 1 (1.75%) IISP
5 1 (1.75%) ISEB
5 1 (1.75%) Numerate Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (14.04%) SLA
2 5 (8.77%) GDPR
3 3 (5.26%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (1.75%) Cyber Essentials
4 1 (1.75%) HMG Security Policy Framework
4 1 (1.75%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
System Software
1 1 (1.75%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 1 (1.75%) EnCase
1 1 (1.75%) FTK
1 1 (1.75%) Observium
1 1 (1.75%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 22 (38.60%) Microsoft
2 5 (8.77%) Avaya
2 5 (8.77%) Remedy
2 5 (8.77%) Xamarin
3 3 (5.26%) CA Agile Central
3 3 (5.26%) DevExpress
3 3 (5.26%) Tableau
4 2 (3.51%) Aderant
4 2 (3.51%) iManage
4 2 (3.51%) ServiceNow
4 2 (3.51%) Sony
5 1 (1.75%) Cellebrite
5 1 (1.75%) Cisco
5 1 (1.75%) Dell
5 1 (1.75%) SAP
5 1 (1.75%) Veeam