The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Legal in IT jobs advertised for the North East region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Legal over the 3 months to 1 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Legal
Rank 73 65 55
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -10
Permanent jobs citing Legal 4 2 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North East 0.49% 0.30% 2.09%
As % of the General category 1.57% 0.96% 6.05%
Number of salaries quoted 4 2 4
Average salary £42,500 £68,750 £18,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-38.18% +281.94%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,450 £59,750 £16,650
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £77,750 £19,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,750 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-1.76% +6.25%
Legal
England

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

General Category
North East
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
General category
255 209 248
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North East 31.17% 31.62% 34.54%
Number of salaries quoted 189 185 210
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £33,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% +25.92%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £24,500 £20,100
10% offered a salary of more than £69,500 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -

Legal
Jobs Demand Trend in the North East

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

Legal Jobs Demand Trend in the North East

Legal
Salary Trend in the North East

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

Legal Salary Trend in the North East

Legal
Salary Histogram in the North East

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Legal across the North East region over the 3 months to 1 October 2014.

Legal Salary Histogram in the North East

Legal
Job Locations in the North East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Legal within the North East region over the 3 months to 1 October 2014. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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
Tyne and Wear -9 2 £50,000 -27.27% 1
Durham - 1 £28,500 -
Legal
England

Legal
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 1 October 2014, IT jobs across the North East 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 7 (53.85%) Finance
2 6 (46.15%) ITIL
3 5 (38.46%) Project Management
4 4 (30.77%) Management Information System
5 3 (23.08%) Security Cleared
5 3 (23.08%) Degree
5 3 (23.08%) Qt
5 3 (23.08%) Change Management
5 3 (23.08%) LabVIEW
5 3 (23.08%) Electronics
5 3 (23.08%) EMC
5 3 (23.08%) Linux
5 3 (23.08%) MS Excel
5 3 (23.08%) SharePoint
5 3 (23.08%) ISO 9000
5 3 (23.08%) PRINCE2
5 3 (23.08%) UNIX
5 3 (23.08%) C
5 3 (23.08%) C++
5 3 (23.08%) MS Project
6 2 (15.38%) MS Office
6 2 (15.38%) Microsoft
6 2 (15.38%) Murex
6 2 (15.38%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 2 (15.38%) Investment Banking
6 2 (15.38%) Banking
6 2 (15.38%) Programme Management
6 2 (15.38%) Risk Management
6 2 (15.38%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (15.38%) MiFID

Legal
Top Related IT Skills in the North East by Category

For the 6 months to 1 October 2014, IT jobs across the North East 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 3 (23.08%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (23.08%) MS Excel
1 3 (23.08%) MS Project
2 2 (15.38%) MS Office
Development Applications
1 3 (23.08%) LabVIEW
General
1 7 (53.85%) Finance
2 3 (23.08%) Electronics
3 2 (15.38%) Investment Banking
3 2 (15.38%) Banking
3 2 (15.38%) Corporate Banking
4 1 (7.69%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 4 (30.77%) Designer
2 3 (23.08%) Client Relationship Manager
2 3 (23.08%) Client Account Manager
2 3 (23.08%) Account Manager
2 3 (23.08%) Relationships Manager
3 2 (15.38%) Consultant
4 1 (7.69%) IT Technician
4 1 (7.69%) Desktop Technician
4 1 (7.69%) 2nd Line Support
4 1 (7.69%) PC Support
4 1 (7.69%) Business Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (23.08%) Qt
Miscellaneous
1 4 (30.77%) Management Information System
2 2 (15.38%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 2 (15.38%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (15.38%) Credit Risk
2 2 (15.38%) Market Risk
2 2 (15.38%) Derivative
2 2 (15.38%) Equity Derivative
3 1 (7.69%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 3 (23.08%) Linux
1 3 (23.08%) UNIX
2 1 (7.69%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (7.69%) Windows 2000 Server
2 1 (7.69%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (46.15%) ITIL
2 5 (38.46%) Project Management
3 3 (23.08%) Change Management
3 3 (23.08%) PRINCE2
4 2 (15.38%) Programme Management
4 2 (15.38%) Risk Management
4 2 (15.38%) Portfolio Management
4 2 (15.38%) Analytics
4 2 (15.38%) Wealth Management
5 1 (7.69%) Product Management
5 1 (7.69%) Mentoring
5 1 (7.69%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (7.69%) Content Management
5 1 (7.69%) Document Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (23.08%) C
1 3 (23.08%) C++
Qualifications
1 3 (23.08%) Security Cleared
1 3 (23.08%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (23.08%) ISO 9000
2 2 (15.38%) MiFID
2 2 (15.38%) EMIR
2 2 (15.38%) Dodd-Frank
3 1 (7.69%) QA
Vendors
1 3 (23.08%) EMC
2 2 (15.38%) Microsoft
2 2 (15.38%) Murex