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 3 months to 23 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
23 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Legal
South East / Kent
Rank 58 74 85
Rank change year-on-year +16 +11  
Permanent jobs citing Legal 27 32 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Kent 3.40% 2.80% 0.85%
As % of the General category 9.34% 7.36% 2.78%
Number of salaries quoted 19 28 8
Median salary £30,000 £37,500 £52,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -20.00% -27.88%  
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £31,050 £33,750
10% offered a salary of more than £41,500 £55,000 £65,750
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year -5.55% -  

Legal is in the common skills category. The next 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.

General Skills
Kent
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for common skills 289 435 288
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Kent 36.35% 38.12% 30.64%
Number of salaries quoted 237 369 257
Median salary £38,000 £39,500 £41,250
Median salary % change year-on-year -3.79% -4.24%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,583 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

Legal
Job Vacancy Trend in Kent

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Kent citing Legal as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the General category.

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 3 months to 23 March 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 3 months to 23 March 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Chatham +11 12 £33,750 -
West Malling +3 4 £23,000 -61.66%
Dover - 2 £47,500 -
Tunbridge Wells +6 1 £38,500 +14.92%
Dartford - 1 £27,500 -
Maidstone - 1 - -
Legal
South East

Legal
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 23 March 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 26 (46.43%) JavaScript
2 23 (41.07%) MVC
3 22 (39.29%) SQL
4 21 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
5 18 (32.14%) CMS
6 17 (30.36%) HTML
6 17 (30.36%) CSS
6 17 (30.36%) Degree
7 16 (28.57%) Load Testing
7 16 (28.57%) Analytical Skills
8 15 (26.79%) WordPress
8 15 (26.79%) Git (software)
8 15 (26.79%) Web Development
8 15 (26.79%) AngularJS
8 15 (26.79%) Games
8 15 (26.79%) Perforce
9 14 (25.00%) C#
10 13 (23.21%) .NET
10 13 (23.21%) Responsive Web Design
11 11 (19.64%) Project Management
12 10 (17.86%) Publishing
12 10 (17.86%) SEO
12 10 (17.86%) SQL Server
12 10 (17.86%) Web Services
12 10 (17.86%) WCAG
12 10 (17.86%) Web Accessibility
12 10 (17.86%) Continuous Integration
12 10 (17.86%) User Experience
12 10 (17.86%) Mobile First
13 9 (16.07%) Xbox

Legal
Top Related 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:

Application Platforms
1 18 (32.14%) CMS
2 15 (26.79%) WordPress
3 4 (7.14%) Umbraco
Cloud Services
1 9 (16.07%) Google App Engine
1 9 (16.07%) Google Cloud Platform
2 1 (1.79%) Yammer
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (17.86%) SQL Server
2 9 (16.07%) BigQuery
2 9 (16.07%) NoSQL
3 6 (10.71%) Big Data
4 1 (1.79%) SQL Server 2000
4 1 (1.79%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (1.79%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 15 (26.79%) Git (software)
2 9 (16.07%) Selenium
3 8 (14.29%) HP UFT
3 8 (14.29%) JIRA
3 8 (14.29%) LoadRunner
4 6 (10.71%) Bower
4 6 (10.71%) Grunt
5 1 (1.79%) MSBuild
5 1 (1.79%) NUnit
5 1 (1.79%) Oracle Forms
5 1 (1.79%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 15 (26.79%) Games
2 10 (17.86%) Publishing
3 7 (12.50%) Law
4 1 (1.79%) Finance
4 1 (1.79%) Retail
4 1 (1.79%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 18 (32.14%) Developer
2 11 (19.64%) .NET Developer
3 9 (16.07%) DevOps Engineer
3 9 (16.07%) Java Engineer
4 8 (14.29%) Test Manager
5 7 (12.50%) Content Designer
5 7 (12.50%) Designer
6 6 (10.71%) Web Developer
7 5 (8.93%) HTML Developer
7 5 (8.93%) JavaScript Developer
8 4 (7.14%) Administrator
8 4 (7.14%) IT Manager
8 4 (7.14%) Junior
8 4 (7.14%) Junior .NET Developer
8 4 (7.14%) Junior Developer
8 4 (7.14%) Systems Administrator
9 3 (5.36%) Content Manager
9 3 (5.36%) Network Administrator
9 3 (5.36%) Server Administrator
9 3 (5.36%) Web Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (30.36%) CSS
1 17 (30.36%) HTML
2 15 (26.79%) AngularJS
3 13 (23.21%) .NET
4 10 (17.86%) Web Services
5 9 (16.07%) J2EE
5 9 (16.07%) OAuth
5 9 (16.07%) Servlets
6 8 (14.29%) ASP.NET
6 8 (14.29%) ASP.NET MVC
7 7 (12.50%) .NET Framework
8 6 (10.71%) Ajax
8 6 (10.71%) CSS3
8 6 (10.71%) HTML5
8 6 (10.71%) REST
8 6 (10.71%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 1 (1.79%) Caliburn.Micro
Miscellaneous
1 16 (28.57%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (17.86%) User Experience
3 9 (16.07%) Xbox
4 3 (5.36%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.79%) Blackberry
5 1 (1.79%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 9 (16.07%) Linux
1 9 (16.07%) Windows
2 8 (14.29%) Windows Server
3 1 (1.79%) Windows 7
3 1 (1.79%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (1.79%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (41.07%) MVC
2 21 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
3 16 (28.57%) Load Testing
4 15 (26.79%) Web Development
5 13 (23.21%) Responsive Web Design
6 11 (19.64%) Project Management
7 10 (17.86%) Continuous Integration
7 10 (17.86%) Mobile First
7 10 (17.86%) SEO
7 10 (17.86%) Web Accessibility
8 9 (16.07%) DevOps
8 9 (16.07%) Game Development
8 9 (16.07%) Software Testing
8 9 (16.07%) Stakeholder Management
8 9 (16.07%) Test Automation
8 9 (16.07%) UML
8 9 (16.07%) Visualisation
9 8 (14.29%) Configuration Management
9 8 (14.29%) Process Improvement
9 8 (14.29%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 26 (46.43%) JavaScript
2 22 (39.29%) SQL
3 14 (25.00%) C#
4 9 (16.07%) C++
4 9 (16.07%) Java
4 9 (16.07%) PHP
5 1 (1.79%) R
5 1 (1.79%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 17 (30.36%) Degree
2 1 (1.79%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (17.86%) WCAG
System Software
1 6 (10.71%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 8 (14.29%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 15 (26.79%) Perforce
2 9 (16.07%) Google
2 9 (16.07%) Tableau
3 8 (14.29%) HP
4 2 (3.57%) Microsoft
5 1 (1.79%) Mitel
5 1 (1.79%) Oracle
Folkestone, Kent
Saga
Salary: Competitive plus excellent staff benefits
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