Period
to 23 November 2017

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Legal in permanent job vacancies advertised in Kent. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Legal over the 6 months to 23 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Legal
South East > Kent
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 84 92 138
Rank change year-on-year +8 +46 -25
Permanent jobs citing Legal 27 33 18
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Kent 2.03% 1.91% 0.82%
As % of the General category 4.45% 5.04% 2.41%
Number of salaries quoted 9 29 17
Kent median annual salary £37,500 £44,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -14.77% -7.37% -
10th Percentile £31,650 £32,500 £26,250
90th Percentile £42,500 £60,000 £57,500
South East median annual salary £45,500 £48,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year -6.19% +2.11% -

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 Kent with a requirement for common skills.

All General Skills
Kent
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for common skills 607 655 747
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Kent 45.71% 37.88% 33.95%
Number of salaries quoted 517 601 638
Kent median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500
10th Percentile £24,000 £25,750 £25,350
90th Percentile £62,500 £65,000 £61,125
South East median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

Legal
Job Vacancy Trend in Kent

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

Job vacancy trend for Legal in Kent

Legal
Salary Trend in Kent

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

Salary trend for Legal in Kent

Legal
Salary Histogram in Kent

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Legal in Kent over the 6 months to 23 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Legal in Kent

Legal
Job Locations in Kent

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Legal within the Kent region over the 6 months to 23 November 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
Chatham +5 6 £37,500 +7.14%
West Malling - 2 £32,500 -
Folkestone - 1 £33,500 -
Legal
South East

For the 6 months to 23 November 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 Kent region with a requirement for Legal.

1 14 (51.85%) C++
1 14 (51.85%) Games
2 10 (37.04%) Software Engineering
2 10 (37.04%) Visual Studio
2 10 (37.04%) PlayStation
2 10 (37.04%) Xbox
2 10 (37.04%) Unreal Engine
2 10 (37.04%) Visual Effects
3 7 (25.93%) Risk Management
3 7 (25.93%) ITIL
4 6 (22.22%) Windows
4 6 (22.22%) Management Information System
4 6 (22.22%) Penetration Testing
4 6 (22.22%) Information Security
4 6 (22.22%) Statistical Analysis
4 6 (22.22%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 6 (22.22%) Data Protection Act
4 6 (22.22%) COBIT
4 6 (22.22%) GDPR
4 6 (22.22%) Data Protection
4 6 (22.22%) PCI DSS
5 4 (14.81%) HLSL
5 4 (14.81%) Vulkan
5 4 (14.81%) API Design
5 4 (14.81%) Multithreading
5 4 (14.81%) Assembly Language
5 4 (14.81%) OpenGL
5 4 (14.81%) DirectX
6 3 (11.11%) Business Development
6 3 (11.11%) Telesales

Legal
Co-occurring IT Skills in Kent 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:

Cloud Services
1 1 (3.70%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.70%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 10 (37.04%) Visual Studio
2 1 (3.70%) Moq
2 1 (3.70%) MSBuild
2 1 (3.70%) ReSharper
2 1 (3.70%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 14 (51.85%) Games
2 1 (3.70%) Advertising
2 1 (3.70%) Finance
2 1 (3.70%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 14 (51.85%) Programmer
1 14 (51.85%) Senior Programmer
2 7 (25.93%) Analyst
2 7 (25.93%) IT Analyst
3 6 (22.22%) IT Security Analyst
3 6 (22.22%) PCI DSS Security Analyst
3 6 (22.22%) Security Analyst
4 3 (11.11%) Business Development Manager
4 3 (11.11%) Business Manager
4 3 (11.11%) Development Manager
5 1 (3.70%) .NET Developer
5 1 (3.70%) Applications Support
5 1 (3.70%) Applications Support Analyst
5 1 (3.70%) C# Developer
5 1 (3.70%) Developer
5 1 (3.70%) Head of IT
5 1 (3.70%) Senior Applications Support Analyst
5 1 (3.70%) Service Analyst
5 1 (3.70%) Support Analyst
5 1 (3.70%) Web Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (37.04%) Unreal Engine
2 4 (14.81%) DirectX
2 4 (14.81%) OpenGL
2 4 (14.81%) Vulkan
3 1 (3.70%) .NET
3 1 (3.70%) .NET Framework
3 1 (3.70%) ADO.NET
3 1 (3.70%) ASP.NET Web API
3 1 (3.70%) Caliburn.Micro
3 1 (3.70%) Entity Framework
3 1 (3.70%) LINQ
3 1 (3.70%) Microsoft Enterprise Library
3 1 (3.70%) WCF
3 1 (3.70%) Web Services
3 1 (3.70%) WinForms
3 1 (3.70%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 10 (37.04%) PlayStation
1 10 (37.04%) Xbox
2 6 (22.22%) Data Protection Act
2 6 (22.22%) Management Information System
3 1 (3.70%) AS400
3 1 (3.70%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 6 (22.22%) Windows
2 1 (3.70%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (37.04%) Software Engineering
1 10 (37.04%) Visual Effects
2 7 (25.93%) ITIL
2 7 (25.93%) Risk Management
3 6 (22.22%) Data Protection
3 6 (22.22%) Information Security
3 6 (22.22%) Penetration Testing
3 6 (22.22%) Statistical Analysis
4 4 (14.81%) API Design
4 4 (14.81%) Multithreading
5 3 (11.11%) Business Development
5 3 (11.11%) Telesales
6 1 (3.70%) Continuous Integration
6 1 (3.70%) ERP
6 1 (3.70%) IT Audit
6 1 (3.70%) IT Strategy
6 1 (3.70%) Project Management
6 1 (3.70%) System Testing
6 1 (3.70%) Systems Analysis
6 1 (3.70%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 14 (51.85%) C++
2 4 (14.81%) Assembly Language
2 4 (14.81%) HLSL
3 1 (3.70%) C
3 1 (3.70%) C#
3 1 (3.70%) RPG
3 1 (3.70%) SQL
3 1 (3.70%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 1 (3.70%) Degree
1 1 (3.70%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (22.22%) COBIT
1 6 (22.22%) GDPR
1 6 (22.22%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 6 (22.22%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 1 (3.70%) Active Directory
1 1 (3.70%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 1 (3.70%) Infor
1 1 (3.70%) Oracle
1 1 (3.70%) Thunderhead
1 1 (3.70%) VMware