The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Law in IT jobs advertised for the North West region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Law over the 3 months to 29 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Law
Rank 171 187 180
Rank change year-on-year
+16 -7
Permanent jobs citing Law 70 63 69
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 1.07% 0.89% 0.95%
As % of the General category 2.77% 2.20% 2.48%
Number of salaries quoted 49 51 56
Average salary £35,000 £33,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.06% -12.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £29,000 £25,250
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £48,750
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £37,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+13.33% -6.25%
Law
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 West region.

General Category
North West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
General category
2524 2861 2787
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 38.62% 40.19% 38.38%
Number of salaries quoted 1942 2188 2265
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £26,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £64,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%

Law
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

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

Law Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

Law
Salary Trend in the North West

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

Law Salary Trend in the North West

Law
Salary Histogram in the North West

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Law across the North West region over the 3 months to 29 July 2015.

Law Salary Histogram in the North West

Law
Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Law within the North West region over the 3 months to 29 July 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
(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
Manchester +20 50 £35,000 +7.69% 10
Merseyside +8 9 £33,000 -17.50% 5
Cheshire +4 8 £62,500 +26.26% 3
Lancashire -5 3 £25,000 +13.63% 1
Law
England

Law
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 29 July 2015, IT jobs across the North West region citing Law 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 Law.

1 54 (36.24%) Degree
2 46 (30.87%) Legal
3 40 (26.85%) Windows
4 35 (23.49%) Finance
5 33 (22.15%) Project Management
6 31 (20.81%) SQL
6 31 (20.81%) Microsoft
7 29 (19.46%) MS Excel
8 26 (17.45%) MS Office
8 26 (17.45%) Data Centre
9 24 (16.11%) ITIL
10 22 (14.77%) Business Development
11 19 (12.75%) Service Management
11 19 (12.75%) Active Directory
11 19 (12.75%) Windows 7
12 18 (12.08%) PRINCE2
12 18 (12.08%) Performance Management
13 16 (10.74%) Agile Software Development
13 16 (10.74%) Continuous Improvement
13 16 (10.74%) Mentoring
14 15 (10.07%) Programme Management
14 15 (10.07%) Computer Science
14 15 (10.07%) Marketing
14 15 (10.07%) Citrix
14 15 (10.07%) Eclipse
14 15 (10.07%) Service Delivery
15 14 (9.40%) Visualfiles
15 14 (9.40%) Mathematics
15 14 (9.40%) Test Strategy
16 13 (8.72%) Portfolio Management

Law
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 2015, IT jobs across the North West region citing Law 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 Law. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 8 (5.37%) IIS
2 6 (4.03%) CMS
2 6 (4.03%) SharePoint
2 6 (4.03%) MS Exchange
3 5 (3.36%) Lync
3 5 (3.36%) Exchange Server 2010
4 3 (2.01%) Tomcat
5 1 (0.67%) WorkSite
5 1 (0.67%) Exchange Server 2007
5 1 (0.67%) OpenEdge
5 1 (0.67%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 29 (19.46%) MS Excel
2 26 (17.45%) MS Office
3 8 (5.37%) MS PowerPoint
4 4 (2.68%) MS Visio
4 4 (2.68%) Acrobat
5 2 (1.34%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 14 (9.40%) Visualfiles
Cloud Services
1 3 (2.01%) SaaS
2 2 (1.34%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.67%) Google Analytics
3 1 (0.67%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (6.04%) VPN
2 7 (4.70%) DHCP
3 5 (3.36%) DNS
4 4 (2.68%) TCP/IP
5 3 (2.01%) CTI
5 3 (2.01%) Firewall
6 2 (1.34%) DDNS
6 2 (1.34%) IPsec
6 2 (1.34%) SAN
6 2 (1.34%) LAN
6 2 (1.34%) VoIP
6 2 (1.34%) WAN
7 1 (0.67%) Intranet
7 1 (0.67%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (8.05%) SQL Server
2 8 (5.37%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 3 (2.01%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (2.01%) Relational Database
3 3 (2.01%) OLTP
3 3 (2.01%) RDBMS
4 2 (1.34%) Crystal Reports
4 2 (1.34%) QlikView
5 1 (0.67%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (0.67%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 15 (10.07%) Eclipse
2 3 (2.01%) Ant
2 3 (2.01%) JIRA
2 3 (2.01%) Git (software)
3 2 (1.34%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (1.34%) Subversion
3 2 (1.34%) Visual Studio
4 1 (0.67%) HP UFT
General
1 46 (30.87%) Legal
2 35 (23.49%) Finance
3 15 (10.07%) Marketing
4 10 (6.71%) Games
5 8 (5.37%) Retail
6 5 (3.36%) Banking
6 5 (3.36%) Manufacturing
7 3 (2.01%) iGaming
8 2 (1.34%) Telecoms
8 2 (1.34%) Corporate Banking
9 1 (0.67%) German Language
9 1 (0.67%) Aerospace
9 1 (0.67%) Pharmaceutical
9 1 (0.67%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 44 (29.53%) Developer
2 20 (13.42%) Analyst
3 14 (9.40%) Consultant
4 12 (8.05%) Programme Manager
4 12 (8.05%) IT Support
5 10 (6.71%) Support Analyst
5 10 (6.71%) Transition Manager
6 9 (6.04%) Team Leader
7 8 (5.37%) IT Support Analyst
7 8 (5.37%) Software Developer
8 7 (4.70%) Architect
8 7 (4.70%) Security Consultant
8 7 (4.70%) Service Manager
9 6 (4.03%) Administrator
9 6 (4.03%) Management Consultant
9 6 (4.03%) Service Management Consultant
10 5 (3.36%) Software Engineer
10 5 (3.36%) 2nd Line Support
10 5 (3.36%) Senior Developer
10 5 (3.36%) Case Management Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (7.38%) .NET
2 6 (4.03%) HTML
3 5 (3.36%) OpenGL
3 5 (3.36%) DirectX
3 5 (3.36%) ASP.NET
3 5 (3.36%) HTML5
4 4 (2.68%) AngularJS
4 4 (2.68%) ASP.NET MVC
5 3 (2.01%) .NET Framework
5 3 (2.01%) Java EE
5 3 (2.01%) JSON
5 3 (2.01%) CSS
5 3 (2.01%) Servlets
5 3 (2.01%) SOAP
5 3 (2.01%) Web Services
5 3 (2.01%) XML
5 3 (2.01%) WSDL
6 2 (1.34%) WPF
6 2 (1.34%) jQuery
6 2 (1.34%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 26 (17.45%) Data Centre
2 15 (10.07%) Computer Science
3 14 (9.40%) Mathematics
4 13 (8.72%) NHS
5 12 (8.05%) Freedom of Information
6 9 (6.04%) Analytical Skills
7 8 (5.37%) Physics
8 7 (4.70%) Animation
8 7 (4.70%) Management Information System
9 5 (3.36%) Blackberry
9 5 (3.36%) Life Science
10 3 (2.01%) Online Games
10 3 (2.01%) iPhone
10 3 (2.01%) IVR
10 3 (2.01%) iPad
10 3 (2.01%) Statistics
11 2 (1.34%) Performance Metrics
11 2 (1.34%) 3D Graphics
12 1 (0.67%) PMI
12 1 (0.67%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 40 (26.85%) Windows
2 19 (12.75%) Windows 7
3 10 (6.71%) Windows XP
4 7 (4.70%) Windows Server 2008
5 6 (4.03%) Windows Server 2003
6 4 (2.68%) Windows Server 2012
7 3 (2.01%) Linux
7 3 (2.01%) UNIX
7 3 (2.01%) Windows 8
8 1 (0.67%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (22.15%) Project Management
2 24 (16.11%) ITIL
3 22 (14.77%) Business Development
4 19 (12.75%) Service Management
5 18 (12.08%) PRINCE2
5 18 (12.08%) Performance Management
6 16 (10.74%) Continuous Improvement
6 16 (10.74%) Agile Software Development
6 16 (10.74%) Mentoring
7 15 (10.07%) Programme Management
7 15 (10.07%) Service Delivery
8 14 (9.40%) Test Strategy
9 13 (8.72%) Portfolio Management
9 13 (8.72%) Data Protection
9 13 (8.72%) Data Analysis
9 13 (8.72%) Data Management
9 13 (8.72%) TOGAF
10 12 (8.05%) Supply Chain Management
10 12 (8.05%) Software Engineering
11 11 (7.38%) Document Management
Programming Languages
1 31 (20.81%) SQL
2 9 (6.04%) C#
3 8 (5.37%) Java
4 5 (3.36%) C++
4 5 (3.36%) PowerShell
5 4 (2.68%) VB
6 3 (2.01%) VBScript
6 3 (2.01%) JavaScript
7 1 (0.67%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 54 (36.24%) Degree
2 9 (6.04%) Microsoft Certification
3 8 (5.37%) ISEB
4 7 (4.70%) CISSP
4 7 (4.70%) MCDST
4 7 (4.70%) MCITP
5 5 (3.36%) Security Cleared
5 5 (3.36%) MOS
6 4 (2.68%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 4 (2.68%) A+ Certification
7 3 (2.01%) ISTQB
8 2 (1.34%) PMI Certification
8 2 (1.34%) Security+ Certification
9 1 (0.67%) PMP
9 1 (0.67%) Six Sigma Green Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (4.70%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 7 (4.70%) PCI DSS
2 6 (4.03%) COBIT
3 4 (2.68%) QA
4 2 (1.34%) GxP
4 2 (1.34%) SLA
4 2 (1.34%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 19 (12.75%) Active Directory
2 7 (4.70%) XenApp
3 6 (4.03%) XenServer
3 6 (4.03%) XenDesktop
4 4 (2.68%) VMware ESXi
4 4 (2.68%) VMware ESX
4 4 (2.68%) VMware Infrastructure
5 2 (1.34%) Terminal Server
6 1 (0.67%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 5 (3.36%) SCCM
2 4 (2.68%) WSUS
3 1 (0.67%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 1 (0.67%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 31 (20.81%) Microsoft
2 15 (10.07%) Citrix
3 9 (6.04%) Splunk
3 9 (6.04%) ArcSight
3 9 (6.04%) ServiceNow
4 8 (5.37%) VMware
5 6 (4.03%) FrontRange
6 5 (3.36%) Capita
6 5 (3.36%) LexisNexis
7 3 (2.01%) Interwoven
7 3 (2.01%) Avaya
7 3 (2.01%) Genesys
7 3 (2.01%) Oracle
7 3 (2.01%) Cisco
8 2 (1.34%) HP
8 2 (1.34%) AppSense
9 1 (0.67%) Mitel
9 1 (0.67%) Google
9 1 (0.67%) Sage
9 1 (0.67%) Hummingbird
Cheshire
Clayton Group
Salary: £22000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 10 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Hot Rec
Salary: £15k - 16k per year
Posted: 11 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Clayton Group
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 11 hours ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
Clayton Group
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: 12 hours ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
Clayton Group
Salary: £16000 - £19000 per annum
Posted: 15 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £31000.00 - £41000.00 per annum
Posted: 16 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 17 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Peninsula
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + generous benefits package
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
ECS
Salary: Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Wilmslow, Cheshire
Resource Management
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Birkenhead, Merseyside
Lewis Paige
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Knutsford, Cheshire
TEKsystems
Salary: £55000 - £75000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Peninsula
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + generous benefits package
Posted: 8 days ago
Manchester
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £48400.00 - £60600.00 per annum
Posted: 9 days ago
Burnley
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £18000 - £32000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 26 days ago