The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Legal in IT jobs advertised for the Chester region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Legal over the 3 months to 13 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
13 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Legal
Rank 28 27 44
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +17
Permanent jobs citing Legal 1 6 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Chester 0.94% 3.14% 0.89%
As % of the General category 1.67% 8.11% 2.30%
Number of salaries quoted 0 3 2
Average salary - £28,500 £57,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -50.43%
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £43,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.65% +7.50%
Legal
Cheshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire General category in permanent jobs advertised in the Chester region.

General Category
Chester
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
General category
60 74 87
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Chester 56.60% 38.74% 38.67%
Number of salaries quoted 50 58 42
Average salary £28,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-28.75% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,400 £22,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,600 £59,750 £53,250
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%

Legal
Jobs Demand Trend in Chester

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Legal across the Chester region as a proportion of the total demand within the General category.

Legal Jobs Demand Trend in Chester

Legal
Salary Trend in Chester

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Legal across the Chester region.

Legal Salary Trend in Chester

Legal
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Chester

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, IT jobs across the Chester region citing Legal also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Legal.

1 4 (66.67%) Project Management
2 2 (33.33%) Financial Modelling
2 2 (33.33%) C#
2 2 (33.33%) VB.NET
2 2 (33.33%) .NET
2 2 (33.33%) Web Services
2 2 (33.33%) XML
2 2 (33.33%) Finance
2 2 (33.33%) Law
2 2 (33.33%) Strategic Planning
2 2 (33.33%) Banking
2 2 (33.33%) WCF
3 1 (16.67%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (16.67%) ISMS
3 1 (16.67%) Data Protection
3 1 (16.67%) SC Cleared
3 1 (16.67%) Security Cleared
3 1 (16.67%) Vulnerability Assessment
3 1 (16.67%) Automated Testing
3 1 (16.67%) Economics
3 1 (16.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (16.67%) Degree
3 1 (16.67%) JSON
3 1 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (16.67%) Objective-C
3 1 (16.67%) Information Security
3 1 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (16.67%) CISM
3 1 (16.67%) Information Security Management
3 1 (16.67%) Security Management

Legal
Top Related IT Skills in Chester by Category

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, IT jobs across the Chester region citing Legal also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Legal. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 1 (16.67%) MS Excel
1 1 (16.67%) MS Project
General
1 2 (33.33%) Banking
1 2 (33.33%) Finance
1 2 (33.33%) Law
Job Titles
1 2 (33.33%) Application Development Manager
1 2 (33.33%) Applications Development Manager
1 2 (33.33%) Applications Manager
1 2 (33.33%) Development Manager
2 1 (16.67%) Architect
2 1 (16.67%) Implementation Manager
2 1 (16.67%) Information Officer
2 1 (16.67%) Information Security Officer
2 1 (16.67%) Project Manager
2 1 (16.67%) Security Officer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (33.33%) .NET
1 2 (33.33%) WCF
1 2 (33.33%) Web Services
1 2 (33.33%) XML
2 1 (16.67%) JSON
2 1 (16.67%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (16.67%) Economics
1 1 (16.67%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 1 (16.67%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (66.67%) Project Management
2 2 (33.33%) Financial Modelling
2 2 (33.33%) Strategic Planning
3 1 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (16.67%) Automated Testing
3 1 (16.67%) BDD
3 1 (16.67%) Coaching
3 1 (16.67%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (16.67%) Cybersecurity
3 1 (16.67%) Data Protection
3 1 (16.67%) Information Assurance
3 1 (16.67%) Information Security
3 1 (16.67%) Information Security Management
3 1 (16.67%) ISMS
3 1 (16.67%) Mentoring
3 1 (16.67%) PRINCE2
3 1 (16.67%) Risk Management
3 1 (16.67%) Security Management
3 1 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (16.67%) Vulnerability Assessment
Programming Languages
1 2 (33.33%) C#
1 2 (33.33%) VB.NET
2 1 (16.67%) Java
2 1 (16.67%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 1 (16.67%) CISM
1 1 (16.67%) CISSP
1 1 (16.67%) Degree
1 1 (16.67%) SC Cleared
1 1 (16.67%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (16.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
Vendors
1 1 (16.67%) Apple