Period
to 16 February 2019

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 16 February 2019 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Law
England > West Midlands
6 months to
16 Feb 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 233 271 252
Rank change year-on-year +38 -19 -4
Permanent jobs citing Law 51 40 60
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.65% 0.40% 0.58%
As % of the General category 1.90% 1.09% 1.55%
Number of salaries quoted 26 16 49
West Midlands median annual salary £36,000 £37,250 £36,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -3.36% +2.05% -14.12%
10th Percentile £24,250 £24,000 £19,250
90th Percentile £58,500 £95,000 £67,500
England median annual salary £60,000 £50,445 £50,000
% change year-on-year +18.94% +0.89% -

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 2,684 3,685 3,882
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 34.10% 37.25% 37.73%
Number of salaries quoted 1,937 2,783 3,040
West Midlands median annual salary £45,000 £41,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.43% -2.35% -
10th Percentile £25,250 £24,300 £25,750
90th Percentile £72,500 £65,000 £63,750
England median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £51,500
% change year-on-year +4.76% +1.94% +3.00%

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 16 February 2019.

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 16 February 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
Birmingham +17 36 £32,500 -18.75% 5
Coventry - 3 £44,000 - 1
Solihull +12 2 £40,000 +14.29% 1
Worcestershire -17 2 £40,000 +66.67% 1
Stourbridge - 1 £32,500 -
Shropshire - 1 - - 1
Law
England

For the 6 months to 16 February 2019, 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 19 (37.25%) GDPR
2 17 (33.33%) ITIL
3 16 (31.37%) Data Protection
4 15 (29.41%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 15 (29.41%) Agile Software Development
4 15 (29.41%) PRINCE2
4 15 (29.41%) ISEB
4 15 (29.41%) Analytical Skills
5 14 (27.45%) Transition Management
5 14 (27.45%) Data Centre
5 14 (27.45%) Presales
5 14 (27.45%) Problem-Solving
5 14 (27.45%) Service Management
5 14 (27.45%) ISEB Practitioner
6 12 (23.53%) Amazon AWS
6 12 (23.53%) SOAP
6 12 (23.53%) Web Services
7 10 (19.61%) REST
8 9 (17.65%) Selenium
9 8 (15.69%) JavaScript
9 8 (15.69%) Apache
9 8 (15.69%) Microsoft
9 8 (15.69%) Project Management
9 8 (15.69%) SQL Server
9 8 (15.69%) Information Security
10 7 (13.73%) .NET
10 7 (13.73%) Degree
10 7 (13.73%) QA
10 7 (13.73%) SDLC
10 7 (13.73%) Cybersecurity

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 (15.69%) Apache
2 6 (11.76%) Apache Spark
3 2 (3.92%) Elasticsearch
3 2 (3.92%) Tomcat
Applications
1 2 (3.92%) Revit
2 1 (1.96%) AutoCAD
Cloud Services
1 12 (23.53%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (11.76%) Amazon EC2
2 6 (11.76%) Google Cloud Platform
2 6 (11.76%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (3.92%) GitHub
3 2 (3.92%) npm
4 1 (1.96%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.92%) OpenVPN
1 2 (3.92%) VLAN
2 1 (1.96%) Firewall
2 1 (1.96%) LAN
2 1 (1.96%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (15.69%) SQL Server
2 6 (11.76%) Amazon RDS
2 6 (11.76%) Big Data
2 6 (11.76%) Hadoop
3 2 (3.92%) Redis
3 2 (3.92%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 9 (17.65%) Selenium
2 6 (11.76%) Git (software)
2 6 (11.76%) JMeter
2 6 (11.76%) SoapUI
3 3 (5.88%) Cucumber
4 2 (3.92%) GitLab
4 2 (3.92%) Hudson
4 2 (3.92%) Jenkins
4 2 (3.92%) Maven
4 2 (3.92%) webpack
General
1 5 (9.80%) Finance
1 5 (9.80%) Legal
2 4 (7.84%) Retail
3 2 (3.92%) Publishing
4 1 (1.96%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 14 (27.45%) Transition Manager
2 7 (13.73%) Developer
2 7 (13.73%) Graduate
2 7 (13.73%) Web Developer
3 6 (11.76%) Analyst
3 6 (11.76%) Consultant
3 6 (11.76%) Development Consultant
3 6 (11.76%) Graduate Consultant
3 6 (11.76%) Graduate Software Consultant
3 6 (11.76%) Software Consultant
3 6 (11.76%) Software Development Consultant
4 4 (7.84%) Full Stack Web Developer
5 2 (3.92%) Core Network Engineer
5 2 (3.92%) IT Manager
5 2 (3.92%) Junior
5 2 (3.92%) Junior Analyst
5 2 (3.92%) Network Engineer
5 2 (3.92%) Project Manager
5 2 (3.92%) Senior Service Desk Analyst
5 2 (3.92%) Technical Security Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (23.53%) SOAP
1 12 (23.53%) Web Services
2 10 (19.61%) REST
3 7 (13.73%) .NET
4 6 (11.76%) .NET Core
4 6 (11.76%) .NET Framework
4 6 (11.76%) Entity Framework
4 6 (11.76%) jQuery
4 6 (11.76%) Kafka
4 6 (11.76%) React
5 2 (3.92%) Node.js
5 2 (3.92%) RabbitMQ
5 2 (3.92%) Redux
5 2 (3.92%) Spring Boot
6 1 (1.96%) Gherkin
6 1 (1.96%) JSON
6 1 (1.96%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 15 (29.41%) Analytical Skills
2 14 (27.45%) Data Centre
3 4 (7.84%) Management Information System
4 2 (3.92%) Blackberry
4 2 (3.92%) iPhone
4 2 (3.92%) Video Conferencing
5 1 (1.96%) Mobile App
5 1 (1.96%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 2 (3.92%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (33.33%) ITIL
2 16 (31.37%) Data Protection
3 15 (29.41%) Agile Software Development
3 15 (29.41%) PRINCE2
4 14 (27.45%) Presales
4 14 (27.45%) Problem-Solving
4 14 (27.45%) Service Management
4 14 (27.45%) Transition Management
5 8 (15.69%) Information Security
5 8 (15.69%) Project Management
6 7 (13.73%) Cybersecurity
6 7 (13.73%) SDLC
7 6 (11.76%) Business Analysis
7 6 (11.76%) Data Science
7 6 (11.76%) DevOps
7 6 (11.76%) Machine Learning
7 6 (11.76%) MVC
7 6 (11.76%) Scrum
7 6 (11.76%) Software Engineering
7 6 (11.76%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 8 (15.69%) JavaScript
2 6 (11.76%) C#
3 3 (5.88%) Java
4 1 (1.96%) Python
4 1 (1.96%) SQL
Qualifications
1 15 (29.41%) ISEB
1 15 (29.41%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
2 14 (27.45%) ISEB Practitioner
3 7 (13.73%) Degree
4 3 (5.88%) SC Cleared
4 3 (5.88%) Security Cleared
5 2 (3.92%) CCIE
5 2 (3.92%) CCNP
5 2 (3.92%) Cisco Certification
5 2 (3.92%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (37.25%) GDPR
2 7 (13.73%) QA
3 3 (5.88%) Cyber Essentials
4 2 (3.92%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 2 (3.92%) PCI DSS
4 2 (3.92%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (3.92%) Active Directory
1 2 (3.92%) Squid
Systems Management
1 2 (3.92%) Ansible
1 2 (3.92%) Terraform
2 1 (1.96%) EnCase
2 1 (1.96%) FTK
Vendors
1 8 (15.69%) Microsoft
2 6 (11.76%) Google
3 2 (3.92%) Cisco
3 2 (3.92%) Juniper
3 2 (3.92%) ServiceNow
3 2 (3.92%) Sony
3 2 (3.92%) Splunk
4 1 (1.96%) Cellebrite
4 1 (1.96%) Oracle