Period
to 18 December 2017

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Legal in permanent job vacancies advertised in Dorset. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Legal over the 6 months to 18 December 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Legal
South West > Dorset
6 months to
18 Dec 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 102 94 114
Rank change year-on-year -8 +20 -1
Permanent jobs citing Legal 8 8 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Dorset 0.64% 0.79% 1.05%
As % of the General category 2.03% 2.27% 2.58%
Number of salaries quoted 3 6 5
Dorset median annual salary £31,500 £65,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -51.54% +85.71% -53.33%
10th Percentile £19,550 £57,500 £33,800
90th Percentile £33,250 £67,500 £49,650
South West median annual salary £38,750 £47,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year -18.42% +11.76% +25.00%

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 Dorset with a requirement for common skills.

All General Skills
Dorset
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for common skills 395 353 619
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Dorset 31.60% 34.88% 40.56%
Number of salaries quoted 302 300 363
Dorset median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +6.67% -16.67%
10th Percentile £22,750 £26,225 £24,000
90th Percentile £57,500 £85,000 £53,300
South West median annual salary £45,000 £44,000 £41,500
% change year-on-year +2.27% +6.02% +3.75%

Legal
Job Vacancy Trend in Dorset

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

Job vacancy trend for Legal in Dorset

Legal
Salary Trend in Dorset

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

Salary trend for Legal in Dorset

Legal
Salary Histogram in Dorset

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Legal in Dorset over the 6 months to 18 December 2017.

Salary histogram for Legal in Dorset

Legal
Job Locations in Dorset

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Legal within the Dorset region over the 6 months to 18 December 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Wimborne - 5 - -
Bournemouth +4 3 £31,500 -51.54%
Legal
South West

For the 6 months to 18 December 2017, IT jobs citing Legal also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Dorset region with a requirement for Legal.

1 5 (62.50%) C
1 5 (62.50%) Aerospace
1 5 (62.50%) Software Engineering
1 5 (62.50%) Software Testing
1 5 (62.50%) Degree
1 5 (62.50%) DO-178B
1 5 (62.50%) MIL-STD-1553
2 3 (37.50%) Finance
2 3 (37.50%) Windows Server
2 3 (37.50%) Windows Server 2012
2 3 (37.50%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (37.50%) Windows Server 2008
2 3 (37.50%) VMware
2 3 (37.50%) Active Directory
2 3 (37.50%) Windows
3 2 (25.00%) TCP/IP
3 2 (25.00%) Citrix
3 2 (25.00%) Test Automation
3 2 (25.00%) SolarWinds
3 2 (25.00%) Data Centre
3 2 (25.00%) Remote Desktop
4 1 (12.50%) Windows 7
4 1 (12.50%) Microsoft Office

Legal
Co-occurring IT Skills in Dorset 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:

Applications
1 1 (12.50%) Microsoft Office
Communications & Networking
1 2 (25.00%) Remote Desktop
1 2 (25.00%) TCP/IP
General
1 5 (62.50%) Aerospace
2 3 (37.50%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (62.50%) Software Test Engineer
1 5 (62.50%) Test Engineer
2 2 (25.00%) Technical Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Requirements Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (25.00%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 3 (37.50%) Windows
1 3 (37.50%) Windows Server
1 3 (37.50%) Windows Server 2008
1 3 (37.50%) Windows Server 2012
2 1 (12.50%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (62.50%) Software Engineering
1 5 (62.50%) Software Testing
2 2 (25.00%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 5 (62.50%) C
Qualifications
1 5 (62.50%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (62.50%) DO-178B
1 5 (62.50%) MIL-STD-1553
System Software
1 3 (37.50%) Active Directory
1 3 (37.50%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 3 (37.50%) VMware
2 2 (25.00%) Citrix
2 2 (25.00%) SolarWinds