Period
to 24 January 2018

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Law in permanent job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Law over the 6 months to 24 January 2018 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Law
England > West Midlands
6 months to
24 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 275 245 247
Rank change year-on-year -30 +2 -30
Permanent jobs citing Law 42 74 69
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.43% 0.70% 0.67%
As % of the General category 1.15% 1.85% 1.81%
Number of salaries quoted 20 61 47
West Midlands median annual salary £41,250 £36,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +13.01% -14.12% -11.46%
10th Percentile £23,700 £19,500 £25,000
90th Percentile £60,375 £67,500 £60,350
England median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +5.00% - +5.26%

Law 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 West Midlands with a requirement for common skills.

All General Skills
West Midlands
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for common skills 3,641 4,002 3,807
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 36.99% 38.12% 36.92%
Number of salaries quoted 2,759 3,121 3,069
West Midlands median annual salary £41,500 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -2.35% - -
10th Percentile £24,000 £26,000 £25,750
90th Percentile £65,250 £63,750 £63,750
England median annual salary £52,500 £52,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +0.96% +4.00% -

Law
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

Job postings citing Law as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands.

Job vacancy trend for Law in the West Midlands

Law
Salary Trend in the West Midlands

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

Salary trend for Law in the West Midlands

Law
Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Law in the West Midlands over the 6 months to 24 January 2018.

Salary histogram for Law in the West Midlands

Law
Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Law within the West Midlands region over the 6 months to 24 January 2018. 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
Birmingham -5 27 £40,000 - 8
Warwickshire -5 4 £42,500 +30.77% 6
Staffordshire +5 3 - -
Worcestershire +4 2 £24,000 -34.25% 2
Solihull -11 2 £35,000 +81.82%
Law
England

For the 6 months to 24 January 2018, IT jobs citing Law 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 West Midlands region with a requirement for Law.

1 16 (38.10%) Project Management
1 16 (38.10%) Legal
2 15 (35.71%) PRINCE2
3 13 (30.95%) Finance
3 13 (30.95%) Degree
4 12 (28.57%) ITIL
5 10 (23.81%) Microsoft
6 9 (21.43%) ITIL Certification
6 9 (21.43%) Analytical Skills
7 7 (16.67%) Transition Management
7 7 (16.67%) Data Centre
7 7 (16.67%) Service Management
7 7 (16.67%) ISEB
8 6 (14.29%) VMware
8 6 (14.29%) Business Development
8 6 (14.29%) Active Directory
8 6 (14.29%) Windows
8 6 (14.29%) ITSM
9 5 (11.90%) Windows Server
9 5 (11.90%) DevOps
9 5 (11.90%) Microsoft Certification
9 5 (11.90%) LAN
9 5 (11.90%) WAN
9 5 (11.90%) SQL
9 5 (11.90%) User Acceptance Testing
9 5 (11.90%) Scrum
9 5 (11.90%) Manufacturing
9 5 (11.90%) Agile Software Development
10 4 (9.52%) Retail
10 4 (9.52%) Publishing

Law
Co-occurring IT Skills in the West Midlands 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 2 (4.76%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 2 (4.76%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (2.38%) AutoCAD
2 1 (2.38%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 1 (2.38%) MS Visio
2 1 (2.38%) Revit
Business Applications
1 1 (2.38%) Concordance
1 1 (2.38%) Relativity
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.76%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (4.76%) Office 365
2 1 (2.38%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (2.38%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (11.90%) LAN
1 5 (11.90%) WAN
2 3 (7.14%) Firewall
2 3 (7.14%) VLAN
3 2 (4.76%) DHCP
3 2 (4.76%) DNS
3 2 (4.76%) TCP/IP
4 1 (2.38%) Intrusion Detection
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.38%) SQL Server
General
1 16 (38.10%) Legal
2 13 (30.95%) Finance
3 5 (11.90%) Manufacturing
4 4 (9.52%) Publishing
4 4 (9.52%) Retail
5 3 (7.14%) Telecoms
6 2 (4.76%) Advertising
6 2 (4.76%) Automotive
7 1 (2.38%) Banking
7 1 (2.38%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 9 (21.43%) IT Manager
1 9 (21.43%) Project Manager
2 7 (16.67%) Analyst
2 7 (16.67%) IT Project Manager
2 7 (16.67%) Transition Manager
3 6 (14.29%) Senior Manager
3 6 (14.29%) Senior Transition Manager
4 5 (11.90%) Service Analyst
4 5 (11.90%) Service Desk Analyst
5 4 (9.52%) Agile Project Manager
6 2 (4.76%) 2nd Line Service Desk Analyst
6 2 (4.76%) 3rd Line Support Specialist
6 2 (4.76%) 3rd Line Technical Support
6 2 (4.76%) E-Discovery Analyst
6 2 (4.76%) IT Analyst
6 2 (4.76%) IT Services Manager
6 2 (4.76%) Technical Specialist
6 2 (4.76%) Technical Support Specialist
6 2 (4.76%) Wintel Specialist
6 2 (4.76%) Wintel Technical Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (4.76%) .NET
2 1 (2.38%) CSS
2 1 (2.38%) HTML
2 1 (2.38%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 9 (21.43%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (16.67%) Data Centre
3 4 (9.52%) iPad
4 2 (4.76%) Computer Science
4 2 (4.76%) Smartphone
5 1 (2.38%) Cyberattack
5 1 (2.38%) FMCG
5 1 (2.38%) Management Information System
5 1 (2.38%) Robotics
Operating Systems
1 6 (14.29%) Windows
2 5 (11.90%) Windows Server
3 2 (4.76%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (2.38%) Linux
4 1 (2.38%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (38.10%) Project Management
2 15 (35.71%) PRINCE2
3 12 (28.57%) ITIL
4 7 (16.67%) Service Management
4 7 (16.67%) Transition Management
5 6 (14.29%) Business Development
5 6 (14.29%) ITSM
6 5 (11.90%) Agile Software Development
6 5 (11.90%) DevOps
6 5 (11.90%) Scrum
6 5 (11.90%) User Acceptance Testing
7 4 (9.52%) Change Management
7 4 (9.52%) PRINCE
7 4 (9.52%) System Testing
7 4 (9.52%) User Stories
8 3 (7.14%) E-Discovery
8 3 (7.14%) Problem Management
9 2 (4.76%) Business Analysis
9 2 (4.76%) Incident Management
9 2 (4.76%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (11.90%) SQL
2 4 (9.52%) C#
3 1 (2.38%) C
3 1 (2.38%) C++
3 1 (2.38%) Java
3 1 (2.38%) JavaScript
3 1 (2.38%) PHP
3 1 (2.38%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 13 (30.95%) Degree
2 9 (21.43%) ITIL Certification
3 7 (16.67%) ISEB
4 5 (11.90%) Microsoft Certification
5 3 (7.14%) PMP
6 2 (4.76%) MCITP
6 2 (4.76%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 2 (4.76%) VCP4
6 2 (4.76%) VCP5
6 2 (4.76%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 1 (2.38%) CISM
7 1 (2.38%) CISSP
7 1 (2.38%) CompTIA Security+
7 1 (2.38%) Computer Science Degree
7 1 (2.38%) ISEB Practitioner
7 1 (2.38%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (7.14%) SLA
2 2 (4.76%) PMO
3 1 (2.38%) COBIT
3 1 (2.38%) GPG13
3 1 (2.38%) ISO 13485
3 1 (2.38%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (2.38%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
System Software
1 6 (14.29%) Active Directory
2 4 (9.52%) Hyper-V
2 4 (9.52%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (2.38%) XenApp
3 1 (2.38%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 2 (4.76%) Backup Exec
1 2 (4.76%) WSUS
2 1 (2.38%) Host Intrusion Detection System
Vendors
1 10 (23.81%) Microsoft
2 6 (14.29%) VMware
3 4 (9.52%) SAP
4 3 (7.14%) Citrix
4 3 (7.14%) HP
5 2 (4.76%) arcserve
5 2 (4.76%) Nuix
5 2 (4.76%) Symantec
5 2 (4.76%) Veeam
5 2 (4.76%) Veritas
6 1 (2.38%) Cisco
6 1 (2.38%) NEC
6 1 (2.38%) Sage