Period
to 21 November 2019

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Legal in permanent job vacancies advertised in the South West. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Legal over the 6 months to 21 November 2019 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Legal
England > South West
6 months to
21 Nov 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 215 230 229
Rank change year-on-year +15 -1 +25
Permanent jobs citing Legal 102 99 120
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 1.05% 0.97% 1.16%
As % of the General category 2.85% 2.55% 3.12%
Number of salaries quoted 93 80 97
South West median annual salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.67% - -21.05%
10th Percentile £21,000 £22,725 £21,950
90th Percentile £60,000 £65,000 £53,750
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year - -4.76% +5.00%

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 the South West with a requirement for common skills.

All General Skills
South West
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for common skills 3,576 3,888 3,848
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 36.67% 38.02% 37.20%
Number of salaries quoted 2,742 3,030 3,067
South West median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.88% -
10th Percentile £26,275 £26,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £70,000 £68,750 £65,000
England median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £51,500
% change year-on-year - +6.80% +3.00%

Legal
Job Vacancy Trend in the South West

Job postings citing Legal as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the South West.

Job vacancy trend for Legal in the South West

Legal
Salary Trend in the South West

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

Salary trend for Legal in the South West

Legal
Salary Histogram in the South West

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Legal in the South West over the 6 months to 21 November 2019.

Salary histogram for Legal in the South West

Legal
Job Locations in the South West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Legal within the South West region over the 6 months to 21 November 2019. 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
Bristol +26 54 £33,500 -15.19% 89
Gloucestershire -14 15 £55,000 +48.65% 33
Wiltshire -6 12 £60,000 +30.43% 45
Dorset +2 8 £22,000 -4.35% 33
Cornwall +12 3 £25,000 - 13
Somerset +6 3 £50,000 +112.77% 47
Devon -6 2 £39,000 +32.20% 56
Legal
England

For the 6 months to 21 November 2019, 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 South West region with a requirement for Legal.

1 37 (36.27%) Microsoft
2 36 (35.29%) Finance
3 23 (22.55%) Law
4 21 (20.59%) Problem-Solving
5 20 (19.61%) Active Directory
6 17 (16.67%) C
7 16 (15.69%) Agile Software Development
7 16 (15.69%) Data Protection
8 15 (14.71%) Continuous Integration
8 15 (14.71%) Windows
9 14 (13.73%) ITIL
10 13 (12.75%) Python
10 13 (12.75%) PowerShell
10 13 (12.75%) Big Data
10 13 (12.75%) Customer Requirements
11 12 (11.76%) Analytical Skills
11 12 (11.76%) Degree
11 12 (11.76%) Microsoft Excel
11 12 (11.76%) Project Management
12 11 (10.78%) Atlassian
12 11 (10.78%) Cryptography
12 11 (10.78%) Penetration Testing
12 11 (10.78%) Change Control
12 11 (10.78%) Reverse Engineering
12 11 (10.78%) Test Automation
12 11 (10.78%) SDLC
13 10 (9.80%) Windows 10
13 10 (9.80%) Stakeholder Management
13 10 (9.80%) MS Visio
14 9 (8.82%) PRINCE2

Legal
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South West 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 4 (3.92%) CMS
1 4 (3.92%) Headless CMS
2 2 (1.96%) MS Exchange
3 1 (0.98%) Confluence
3 1 (0.98%) SAS
3 1 (0.98%) SharePoint
Applications
1 12 (11.76%) Microsoft Excel
2 10 (9.80%) MS Visio
3 8 (7.84%) Microsoft Office
4 6 (5.88%) LibreOffice
5 1 (0.98%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 1 (0.98%) Spreadsheet
5 1 (0.98%) SPSS
Cloud Services
1 9 (8.82%) Office 365
2 5 (4.90%) Azure
3 4 (3.92%) npm
4 2 (1.96%) SaaS
4 2 (1.96%) Slack
4 2 (1.96%) Trello
5 1 (0.98%) Power Platform
5 1 (0.98%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 9 (8.82%) Firewall
2 8 (7.84%) DNS
3 7 (6.86%) Internet
3 7 (6.86%) SSL
3 7 (6.86%) VPN
3 7 (6.86%) Wireshark
4 5 (4.90%) LAN
4 5 (4.90%) WAN
5 4 (3.92%) TCP/IP
5 4 (3.92%) Wi-Fi
6 1 (0.98%) Bluetooth
6 1 (0.98%) Remote Desktop
6 1 (0.98%) SAN
6 1 (0.98%) VoIP
6 1 (0.98%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (12.75%) Big Data
2 7 (6.86%) SQL Server
3 4 (3.92%) EDRMS
4 3 (2.94%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 3 (2.94%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 2 (1.96%) Relational Database
5 2 (1.96%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (0.98%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 6 (5.88%) Git (software)
2 4 (3.92%) git-flow
3 2 (1.96%) MSTest
3 2 (1.96%) NUnit
3 2 (1.96%) Subversion
3 2 (1.96%) Visual Studio
3 2 (1.96%) Visual Studio Team System
4 1 (0.98%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 1 (0.98%) JIRA
4 1 (0.98%) Octopus Deploy
General
1 36 (35.29%) Finance
2 23 (22.55%) Law
3 9 (8.82%) Aerospace
4 8 (7.84%) Marketing
5 7 (6.86%) Public Sector
6 4 (3.92%) Electronics
6 4 (3.92%) Manufacturing
6 4 (3.92%) Telecoms
7 2 (1.96%) Financial Institution
8 1 (0.98%) Games
8 1 (0.98%) Publishing
8 1 (0.98%) Retail
Job Titles
1 33 (32.35%) Analyst
2 14 (13.73%) Developer
3 13 (12.75%) Consultant
4 11 (10.78%) Security Analyst
4 11 (10.78%) Systems Engineer
5 9 (8.82%) Business Analyst
5 9 (8.82%) IT Analyst
6 8 (7.84%) 2nd Line Support
7 7 (6.86%) Hardware Technician
7 7 (6.86%) IT Security Analyst
7 7 (6.86%) IT Technician
7 7 (6.86%) Project Manager
8 6 (5.88%) Business Developer
8 6 (5.88%) Business Process Developer
8 6 (5.88%) Data Analyst
8 6 (5.88%) Workflow Developer
9 5 (4.90%) IT Trainer
9 5 (4.90%) Trainer
10 4 (3.92%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
10 4 (3.92%) Front End Web Developer (Client-Side Developer)
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (5.88%) CSS
1 6 (5.88%) Sass
2 4 (3.92%) CSS3
2 4 (3.92%) GatsbyJS
2 4 (3.92%) HTML
2 4 (3.92%) HTML5
3 2 (1.96%) .NET
3 2 (1.96%) .NET Framework
3 2 (1.96%) AngularJS
3 2 (1.96%) ASP.NET
3 2 (1.96%) ASP.NET MVC
3 2 (1.96%) ASP.NET Web API
3 2 (1.96%) jQuery
3 2 (1.96%) LESS
3 2 (1.96%) REST
3 2 (1.96%) SOAP
3 2 (1.96%) Twitter Bootstrap
3 2 (1.96%) WCF
3 2 (1.96%) Web Services
3 2 (1.96%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 12 (11.76%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (6.86%) Cybercrime
2 7 (6.86%) Self-Motivation
3 6 (5.88%) User Experience
4 4 (3.92%) Social Media
5 3 (2.94%) Data Structures
6 2 (1.96%) BYOD
6 2 (1.96%) Driving Licence
6 2 (1.96%) Fat Client
6 2 (1.96%) Management Information System
6 2 (1.96%) Thin Client
7 1 (0.98%) CESG
7 1 (0.98%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (0.98%) Freedom of Information
7 1 (0.98%) iPhone
7 1 (0.98%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 15 (14.71%) Windows
2 10 (9.80%) Windows 10
3 4 (3.92%) Windows 7
4 2 (1.96%) Linux
5 1 (0.98%) Apple iOS
5 1 (0.98%) CentOS
5 1 (0.98%) Solaris
5 1 (0.98%) Unix
5 1 (0.98%) Windows Phone
5 1 (0.98%) Windows Server
5 1 (0.98%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (20.59%) Problem-Solving
2 16 (15.69%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (15.69%) Data Protection
3 15 (14.71%) Continuous Integration
4 14 (13.73%) ITIL
5 13 (12.75%) Customer Requirements
6 12 (11.76%) Project Management
7 11 (10.78%) Change Control
7 11 (10.78%) Cryptography
7 11 (10.78%) Penetration Testing
7 11 (10.78%) Reverse Engineering
7 11 (10.78%) SDLC
7 11 (10.78%) Test Automation
8 10 (9.80%) Stakeholder Management
9 9 (8.82%) Document Management
9 9 (8.82%) PRINCE2
9 9 (8.82%) Workflow
10 8 (7.84%) Scrum
10 8 (7.84%) Security Operations
10 8 (7.84%) Vulnerability Assessment
Programming Languages
1 17 (16.67%) C
2 13 (12.75%) PowerShell
2 13 (12.75%) Python
3 8 (7.84%) SQL
4 6 (5.88%) JavaScript
5 4 (3.92%) ES6
6 3 (2.94%) C#
7 2 (1.96%) Java
7 2 (1.96%) T-SQL
7 2 (1.96%) TypeScript
8 1 (0.98%) Apple Swift
8 1 (0.98%) Bash Shell
8 1 (0.98%) MATLAB
8 1 (0.98%) Objective-C
8 1 (0.98%) R
8 1 (0.98%) Ruby
8 1 (0.98%) VB
8 1 (0.98%) VBA
Qualifications
1 12 (11.76%) Degree
2 5 (4.90%) Security Cleared
3 4 (3.92%) CISSP
4 3 (2.94%) CISM
4 3 (2.94%) CompTIA Security+
4 3 (2.94%) Network+ Certification
4 3 (2.94%) SSCP
5 2 (1.96%) (ISC)2 CCSP
5 2 (1.96%) Cisco Certification
5 2 (1.96%) SC Cleared
6 1 (0.98%) CESG Certified Professional
6 1 (0.98%) Computer Science Degree
6 1 (0.98%) DV Cleared
6 1 (0.98%) GIAC
6 1 (0.98%) HNC
6 1 (0.98%) ISACA
6 1 (0.98%) ISO 27001 Lead Auditor
6 1 (0.98%) MCP
6 1 (0.98%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (0.98%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (3.92%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (2.94%) PCI DSS
3 2 (1.96%) Cyber Essentials
3 2 (1.96%) GDPR
3 2 (1.96%) HMG Security Policy Framework
3 2 (1.96%) ISO 9001
3 2 (1.96%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
3 2 (1.96%) SLA
4 1 (0.98%) AQAP
4 1 (0.98%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
4 1 (0.98%) Data Quality
4 1 (0.98%) JSP 440
4 1 (0.98%) NIST
4 1 (0.98%) TickIT
System Software
1 20 (19.61%) Active Directory
2 3 (2.94%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.98%) Firmware
3 1 (0.98%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 6 (5.88%) SCCM
2 1 (0.98%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 37 (36.27%) Microsoft
2 11 (10.78%) Atlassian
3 7 (6.86%) Palo Alto
3 7 (6.86%) Splunk
4 4 (3.92%) SAP
5 3 (2.94%) Citrix
5 3 (2.94%) iManage
5 3 (2.94%) VMware
6 2 (1.96%) Aderant
6 2 (1.96%) Cisco
6 2 (1.96%) OpenText
6 2 (1.96%) Oracle
7 1 (0.98%) CheckPoint
7 1 (0.98%) HP
7 1 (0.98%) Intapp
7 1 (0.98%) LexisNexis
7 1 (0.98%) LogRhythm
7 1 (0.98%) Mitel
7 1 (0.98%) Red Hat
7 1 (0.98%) SIMUL8