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 24 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Legal
South East / Kent
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 76 53 87
Rank change year-on-year -23 +34  
Permanent jobs citing Legal 1 33 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Kent 0.15% 3.47% 1.38%
As % of the General category 0.49% 8.42% 3.89%
Number of salaries quoted 1 31 14
Median salary £32,500 £52,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -38.09% +40.00%  
UK excluding London median salary £43,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year -4.44% +5.88%  

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 205 392 386
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Kent 31.11% 41.26% 35.58%
Number of salaries quoted 177 359 333
Median salary £37,500 £45,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -16.66% +12.50%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £28,375 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £52,050 £65,000
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
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 24 June 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
West Malling - 1 £32,500 -
Legal
South East

For the 6 months to 24 June 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 11 (42.31%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (34.62%) JavaScript
3 8 (30.77%) CMS
4 7 (26.92%) SQL
4 7 (26.92%) HTML
4 7 (26.92%) CSS
5 6 (23.08%) Firmware
5 6 (23.08%) SQL Server
5 6 (23.08%) Windows
5 6 (23.08%) C#
5 6 (23.08%) Law
5 6 (23.08%) Publishing
5 6 (23.08%) SEO
5 6 (23.08%) WCAG
5 6 (23.08%) Web Accessibility
5 6 (23.08%) Network Architecture
5 6 (23.08%) Mobile First
5 6 (23.08%) Windows Server
6 5 (19.23%) MVC
6 5 (19.23%) Risk Management
6 5 (19.23%) .NET
6 5 (19.23%) Project Management
7 4 (15.38%) Web Services
7 4 (15.38%) Games
7 4 (15.38%) Perforce
7 4 (15.38%) AngularJS
7 4 (15.38%) Analytical Skills
7 4 (15.38%) Degree
7 4 (15.38%) Git (software)
7 4 (15.38%) Load Testing

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:

Application Platforms
1 8 (30.77%) CMS
2 4 (15.38%) WordPress
Cloud Services
1 2 (7.69%) Google App Engine
1 2 (7.69%) Google Cloud Platform
2 1 (3.85%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (3.85%) Yammer
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (23.08%) SQL Server
2 2 (7.69%) Big Data
2 2 (7.69%) BigQuery
2 2 (7.69%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 4 (15.38%) Git (software)
2 3 (11.54%) Selenium
3 2 (7.69%) Bower
3 2 (7.69%) Grunt
3 2 (7.69%) HP UFT
3 2 (7.69%) JIRA
3 2 (7.69%) LoadRunner
General
1 6 (23.08%) Law
1 6 (23.08%) Publishing
2 4 (15.38%) Games
3 1 (3.85%) Advertising
3 1 (3.85%) Finance
3 1 (3.85%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 7 (26.92%) Developer
2 5 (19.23%) .NET Developer
3 4 (15.38%) Administrator
3 4 (15.38%) Junior
3 4 (15.38%) Junior .NET Developer
3 4 (15.38%) Junior Developer
3 4 (15.38%) Systems Administrator
4 3 (11.54%) Content Designer
4 3 (11.54%) Content Manager
4 3 (11.54%) Designer
4 3 (11.54%) IT Manager
4 3 (11.54%) Network Administrator
4 3 (11.54%) Online Content Manager
4 3 (11.54%) Server Administrator
4 3 (11.54%) Web Content Designer
4 3 (11.54%) Web Designer
5 2 (7.69%) HTML Developer
5 2 (7.69%) JavaScript Developer
5 2 (7.69%) Test Manager
5 2 (7.69%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (26.92%) CSS
1 7 (26.92%) HTML
2 5 (19.23%) .NET
3 4 (15.38%) AngularJS
3 4 (15.38%) Web Services
4 2 (7.69%) Ajax
4 2 (7.69%) CSS3
4 2 (7.69%) HTML5
4 2 (7.69%) J2EE
4 2 (7.69%) OAuth
4 2 (7.69%) REST
4 2 (7.69%) Servlets
4 2 (7.69%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 1 (3.85%) .NET Framework
5 1 (3.85%) ASP.NET
5 1 (3.85%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 4 (15.38%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (11.54%) Management Information System
3 2 (7.69%) User Experience
3 2 (7.69%) Xbox
Operating Systems
1 6 (23.08%) Windows
1 6 (23.08%) Windows Server
2 2 (7.69%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (42.31%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (23.08%) Mobile First
2 6 (23.08%) Network Architecture
2 6 (23.08%) SEO
2 6 (23.08%) Web Accessibility
3 5 (19.23%) MVC
3 5 (19.23%) Project Management
3 5 (19.23%) Risk Management
4 4 (15.38%) Load Testing
4 4 (15.38%) Web Development
5 3 (11.54%) Agile Project Management
5 3 (11.54%) Responsive Web Design
5 3 (11.54%) Software Testing
5 3 (11.54%) Test Automation
6 2 (7.69%) DevOps
6 2 (7.69%) Line Management
6 2 (7.69%) Mentoring
6 2 (7.69%) People Management
6 2 (7.69%) Test Planning
6 2 (7.69%) Visualisation
Programming Languages
1 9 (34.62%) JavaScript
2 7 (26.92%) SQL
3 6 (23.08%) C#
4 2 (7.69%) C++
4 2 (7.69%) Java
4 2 (7.69%) PHP
Qualifications
1 4 (15.38%) Degree
2 1 (3.85%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (23.08%) WCAG
System Software
1 6 (23.08%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 2 (7.69%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 4 (15.38%) Perforce
2 2 (7.69%) Google
2 2 (7.69%) HP
2 2 (7.69%) Tableau