Period
to 23 September 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 23 September 2018 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Law
England > West Midlands
6 months to
23 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 228 272 242
Rank change year-on-year +44 -30 -13
Permanent jobs citing Law 67 47 106
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.78% 0.47% 0.89%
As % of the General category 2.06% 1.25% 2.30%
Number of salaries quoted 47 38 92
West Midlands median annual salary £32,500 £40,250 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -19.25% +15.00% -27.08%
10th Percentile £23,750 £24,000 £24,025
90th Percentile £55,000 £52,500 £63,075
England median annual salary £52,500 £52,500 £52,500

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 3,245 3,754 4,611
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 37.58% 37.92% 38.56%
Number of salaries quoted 2,454 2,988 3,482
West Midlands median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% - -5.88%
10th Percentile £25,000 £25,750 £24,000
90th Percentile £67,500 £63,750 £63,750
England median annual salary £52,500 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year - +5.00% -

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 23 September 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 23 September 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 +19 48 £35,000 -13.04% 5
Shropshire - 9 £29,500 -
Warwickshire +38 5 £22,500 -47.06% 3
Solihull - 2 £51,250 -
Coventry +12 1 £31,000 -63.53%
Halesowen - 1 £40,000 - 2
Stourbridge - 1 £32,500 -
Walsall - 1 £53,500 - 1
Law
England

For the 6 months to 23 September 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 26 (38.81%) Problem-Solving
2 25 (37.31%) Analytical Skills
2 25 (37.31%) Degree
3 24 (35.82%) Agile Software Development
4 21 (31.34%) ISEB Practitioner
4 21 (31.34%) ITIL
4 21 (31.34%) PRINCE2
4 21 (31.34%) ISEB
4 21 (31.34%) Service Management
4 21 (31.34%) Data Centre
4 21 (31.34%) Transition Management
5 20 (29.85%) Presales
5 20 (29.85%) Legal
5 20 (29.85%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 14 (20.90%) Biometrics
6 14 (20.90%) Security Cleared
6 14 (20.90%) Finance
6 14 (20.90%) GDPR
7 12 (17.91%) Data Protection
8 11 (16.42%) Computer Science
8 11 (16.42%) JavaScript
8 11 (16.42%) .NET
9 10 (14.93%) C#
9 10 (14.93%) OO
9 10 (14.93%) Management Information System
9 10 (14.93%) MVC
9 10 (14.93%) Unit Testing
9 10 (14.93%) Analytics
10 9 (13.43%) SDLC
10 9 (13.43%) JSON

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 8 (11.94%) CMS
1 8 (11.94%) IIS
1 8 (11.94%) SharePoint
2 2 (2.99%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 2 (2.99%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 2 (2.99%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.99%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (2.99%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (11.94%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (13.43%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 8 (11.94%) SQL Server
2 8 (11.94%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (2.99%) Hadoop
General
1 20 (29.85%) Legal
2 14 (20.90%) Finance
3 8 (11.94%) Banking
3 8 (11.94%) Manufacturing
4 5 (7.46%) Telecoms
5 1 (1.49%) Automotive
5 1 (1.49%) Games
5 1 (1.49%) Marketing
5 1 (1.49%) Retail
Job Titles
1 21 (31.34%) Developer
1 21 (31.34%) Transition Manager
2 15 (22.39%) Software Developer
3 10 (14.93%) Graduate
4 8 (11.94%) Analyst
5 7 (10.45%) Consultant
5 7 (10.45%) Graduate Developer
6 6 (8.96%) Data Consultant
7 5 (7.46%) Graduate Analyst
8 4 (5.97%) Analyst Developer
8 4 (5.97%) Analytics Consultant
8 4 (5.97%) Data Analytics Consultant
8 4 (5.97%) Graduate Analyst Developer
8 4 (5.97%) IT Manager
9 3 (4.48%) Desktop Support
9 3 (4.48%) Graduate Software Developer
10 2 (2.99%) Desktop Analyst
10 2 (2.99%) Security Specialist
10 2 (2.99%) Support Analyst
10 2 (2.99%) Technical Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (16.42%) .NET
2 9 (13.43%) JSON
3 8 (11.94%) .NET Framework
3 8 (11.94%) ASP.NET
3 8 (11.94%) CSS
3 8 (11.94%) Entity Framework
3 8 (11.94%) jQuery
3 8 (11.94%) LINQ
3 8 (11.94%) Twitter Bootstrap
3 8 (11.94%) WCF
3 8 (11.94%) Web Services
4 5 (7.46%) XML
5 4 (5.97%) HTML
6 2 (2.99%) AngularJS
6 2 (2.99%) ASP.NET Web API
6 2 (2.99%) React
7 1 (1.49%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 25 (37.31%) Analytical Skills
2 21 (31.34%) Data Centre
3 11 (16.42%) Computer Science
4 10 (14.93%) Management Information System
5 4 (5.97%) Greenfield Project
6 1 (1.49%) BBC
Operating Systems
1 5 (7.46%) Windows
2 3 (4.48%) Windows 7
3 2 (2.99%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (38.81%) Problem-Solving
2 24 (35.82%) Agile Software Development
3 21 (31.34%) ITIL
3 21 (31.34%) PRINCE2
3 21 (31.34%) Service Management
3 21 (31.34%) Transition Management
4 20 (29.85%) Presales
5 14 (20.90%) Biometrics
6 12 (17.91%) Data Protection
7 10 (14.93%) Analytics
7 10 (14.93%) MVC
7 10 (14.93%) OO
7 10 (14.93%) Unit Testing
8 9 (13.43%) SDLC
8 9 (13.43%) Web Design
9 8 (11.94%) Content Management
9 8 (11.94%) Process Improvement
9 8 (11.94%) Regression Testing
9 8 (11.94%) Responsive Web Design
9 8 (11.94%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 11 (16.42%) JavaScript
2 10 (14.93%) C#
3 8 (11.94%) VB
3 8 (11.94%) VB.NET
4 3 (4.48%) C
4 3 (4.48%) Java
4 3 (4.48%) SQL
5 2 (2.99%) Python
6 1 (1.49%) Apex Code
6 1 (1.49%) Embedded C
Qualifications
1 25 (37.31%) Degree
2 21 (31.34%) ISEB
2 21 (31.34%) ISEB Practitioner
3 20 (29.85%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 14 (20.90%) Security Cleared
5 1 (1.49%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (20.90%) GDPR
2 9 (13.43%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 8 (11.94%) ISO 9001
4 2 (2.99%) Cyber Essentials
System Software
1 2 (2.99%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (2.99%) AirWatch
Vendors
1 8 (11.94%) LexisNexis
2 5 (7.46%) Microsoft
3 2 (2.99%) Cisco
3 2 (2.99%) Citrix
3 2 (2.99%) iManage
3 2 (2.99%) SAP
3 2 (2.99%) Xamarin
4 1 (1.49%) Aderant
4 1 (1.49%) Cognos
4 1 (1.49%) Intapp
4 1 (1.49%) Salesforce.com