The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Legal in IT jobs advertised for the Merseyside region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Legal over the 3 months to 17 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Legal
Rank 55 53 49
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -4
Permanent jobs citing Legal 3 20 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside 0.60% 3.01% 2.40%
As % of the General category 1.46% 10.26% 6.06%
Number of salaries quoted 3 12 9
Average salary £22,000 £25,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-12.00% -23.07%
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+12.50% +6.66%
Legal
North West

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

General Category
Merseyside
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
General category
205 195 198
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside 41.25% 29.37% 39.68%
Number of salaries quoted 161 165 171
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +23.07%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,300 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £64,500 £65,000 £71,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £43,000 £42,000
% change year-on-year
+4.65% +2.38%

Legal
Jobs Demand Trend in Merseyside

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

Legal Jobs Demand Trend in Merseyside

Legal
Salary Trend in Merseyside

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

Legal Salary Trend in Merseyside

Legal
Job Locations in Merseyside

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Legal within the Merseyside region over the 3 months to 17 April 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Birkenhead +6 1 £22,000 - 1
Liverpool -3 1 £32,500 +41.30% 4
Legal
North West

Legal
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Merseyside

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, IT jobs across the Merseyside 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 9 (64.29%) Law
2 8 (57.14%) Microsoft
3 5 (35.71%) MS Office
3 5 (35.71%) Windows
3 5 (35.71%) MS Excel
3 5 (35.71%) PhD
3 5 (35.71%) Artificial Intelligence
3 5 (35.71%) Software Engineering
3 5 (35.71%) Degree
3 5 (35.71%) Computer Science
4 4 (28.57%) SQL
5 3 (21.43%) T-SQL
5 3 (21.43%) Time Management
6 2 (14.29%) Workflow
6 2 (14.29%) Hyper-V
6 2 (14.29%) XenApp
6 2 (14.29%) OpenEdge
6 2 (14.29%) Citrix
7 1 (7.14%) Sage
7 1 (7.14%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (7.14%) Active Directory
7 1 (7.14%) Business Continuity
7 1 (7.14%) Mitel
7 1 (7.14%) Data Analysis
7 1 (7.14%) Change Management
7 1 (7.14%) Management Information System
7 1 (7.14%) DHCP
7 1 (7.14%) DNS
7 1 (7.14%) B2B
7 1 (7.14%) MS Exchange

Legal
Top Related IT Skills in Merseyside by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, IT jobs across the Merseyside 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.

Application Platforms
1 2 (14.29%) OpenEdge
2 1 (7.14%) Exchange Server 2007
2 1 (7.14%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (7.14%) IIS
2 1 (7.14%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 5 (35.71%) MS Office
1 5 (35.71%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (7.14%) DHCP
1 1 (7.14%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (7.14%) SQL Server
1 1 (7.14%) SQL Server 2005
1 1 (7.14%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 9 (64.29%) Law
2 1 (7.14%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 5 (35.71%) Software Engineer
2 4 (28.57%) Developer
2 4 (28.57%) Analyst
3 3 (21.43%) Support Analyst
3 3 (21.43%) Case Management Developer
4 1 (7.14%) 1st Line Support Analyst
4 1 (7.14%) IT Support
4 1 (7.14%) CRM Analyst
4 1 (7.14%) Technical Support
4 1 (7.14%) 1st Line Support
4 1 (7.14%) 2nd Line Support
4 1 (7.14%) Technical Support Analyst
4 1 (7.14%) Technical Analyst
4 1 (7.14%) IT Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (7.14%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 5 (35.71%) Artificial Intelligence
1 5 (35.71%) Computer Science
2 1 (7.14%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (7.14%) Data Protection Act
2 1 (7.14%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 5 (35.71%) Windows
2 1 (7.14%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (7.14%) Android
2 1 (7.14%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (35.71%) Software Engineering
2 3 (21.43%) Time Management
3 2 (14.29%) Workflow
4 1 (7.14%) Business Continuity
4 1 (7.14%) Data Analysis
4 1 (7.14%) Data Protection
4 1 (7.14%) Continuous Improvement
4 1 (7.14%) Line Management
4 1 (7.14%) Coaching
4 1 (7.14%) ITIL
4 1 (7.14%) CRM
4 1 (7.14%) B2B
4 1 (7.14%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (28.57%) SQL
2 3 (21.43%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (35.71%) PhD
1 5 (35.71%) Degree
2 1 (7.14%) MCP
System Software
1 2 (14.29%) Hyper-V
1 2 (14.29%) XenApp
2 1 (7.14%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 8 (57.14%) Microsoft
2 2 (14.29%) Citrix
3 1 (7.14%) Sage
3 1 (7.14%) Mitel
3 1 (7.14%) LexisNexis
Liverpool, Merseyside
Newton Blue
Salary: £30000 - £38000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 7 hours ago
Birkenhead, Merseyside, North West
Carpenters Solicitors
Salary: Competitive + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
Clayton Group
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago