The first 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 30 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all terms in our General category for the North West region.

Location
3 months to
30 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Law
Rank 176 179 222
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +43
Permanent jobs citing Law 64 66 30
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.89% 0.91% 0.40%
As % of the General category 2.23% 2.36% 1.15%
Number of salaries quoted 52 55 30
Average salary £33,000 £41,000 £30,625
Average salary % change year-on-year
-19.51% +33.87%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £27,000 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £45,000 £43,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £40,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-6.25% -5.88%
General Category
North West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
General category
2874 2801 2620
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 40.16% 38.69% 34.96%
Number of salaries quoted 2201 2277 2223
Average salary £40,000 £39,250 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.91% -1.87%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £44,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+3.52% -
Law
England

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 30 July 2014.

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 30 July 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
Manchester -12 40 £32,500 -10.34% 4
Merseyside +1 13 £38,250 -15.00% 1
Cheshire -4 4 £49,500 +41.42%
Lancashire - 1 £22,000 -
Law
England

Law
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 30 July 2014, 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 70 (59.83%) Legal
2 47 (40.17%) Visualfiles
3 30 (25.64%) SQL
4 28 (23.93%) .NET
4 28 (23.93%) Windows
5 26 (22.22%) HTML
6 24 (20.51%) XML
7 22 (18.80%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 22 (18.80%) Agile Software Development
8 21 (17.95%) SharePoint
9 19 (16.24%) C#
9 19 (16.24%) Eclipse
10 18 (15.38%) SQL Server
10 18 (15.38%) System Testing
11 17 (14.53%) VB.NET
12 16 (13.68%) VBA
13 14 (11.97%) Microsoft
14 13 (11.11%) MS Office
15 12 (10.26%) MS Excel
15 12 (10.26%) Windows Server 2008
16 11 (9.40%) LexisNexis
16 11 (9.40%) Active Directory
16 11 (9.40%) Stakeholder Management
16 11 (9.40%) Project Management
16 11 (9.40%) Finance
17 10 (8.55%) Java
17 10 (8.55%) SQL Server 2008
18 8 (6.84%) Firewall
18 8 (6.84%) XSLT
18 8 (6.84%) TCP/IP

Law
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 2014, 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 21 (17.95%) SharePoint
2 3 (2.56%) Exchange Server 2010
2 3 (2.56%) MS Exchange
3 2 (1.71%) CMS
4 1 (0.85%) WorkSite
4 1 (0.85%) SharePoint 2013
4 1 (0.85%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (0.85%) IIS
Applications
1 13 (11.11%) MS Office
2 12 (10.26%) MS Excel
3 5 (4.27%) MS Visio
4 2 (1.71%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (1.71%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 47 (40.17%) Visualfiles
2 1 (0.85%) Sage 50
Communications & Networking
1 8 (6.84%) Firewall
1 8 (6.84%) TCP/IP
2 4 (3.42%) DHCP
2 4 (3.42%) DNS
3 3 (2.56%) Network Security
3 3 (2.56%) Structured Cabling
3 3 (2.56%) VPN
4 2 (1.71%) Cisco ASA
5 1 (0.85%) Intrusion Detection
5 1 (0.85%) HTTPS
5 1 (0.85%) LAN
5 1 (0.85%) WAN
5 1 (0.85%) SAN
5 1 (0.85%) Intranet
5 1 (0.85%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (18.80%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 18 (15.38%) SQL Server
3 10 (8.55%) SQL Server 2008
4 3 (2.56%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 3 (2.56%) Crystal Reports
5 2 (1.71%) QlikView
6 1 (0.85%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 1 (0.85%) SQL Server 2005
6 1 (0.85%) Microsoft Analysis Services
6 1 (0.85%) Relational Database
6 1 (0.85%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (0.85%) OLAP
6 1 (0.85%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 19 (16.24%) Eclipse
2 1 (0.85%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 1 (0.85%) Visual Studio
General
1 70 (59.83%) Legal
2 11 (9.40%) Finance
3 7 (5.98%) Retail
4 3 (2.56%) Banking
5 2 (1.71%) Billing
5 2 (1.71%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.85%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 59 (50.43%) Developer
2 24 (20.51%) Analyst
2 24 (20.51%) Case Management Developer
3 11 (9.40%) Business Analyst
4 9 (7.69%) Project Manager
5 7 (5.98%) Support Analyst
6 5 (4.27%) IT Support
6 5 (4.27%) IT Support Analyst
6 5 (4.27%) IT Project Manager
6 5 (4.27%) Healthcare Consultant
6 5 (4.27%) Consultant
7 3 (2.56%) Team Leader
7 3 (2.56%) Security Advisor
7 3 (2.56%) Senior Analyst
7 3 (2.56%) Security Analyst
7 3 (2.56%) Senior Security Analyst
7 3 (2.56%) Architect
7 3 (2.56%) Support Engineer
7 3 (2.56%) 2nd Line Support
7 3 (2.56%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (23.93%) .NET
2 26 (22.22%) HTML
3 24 (20.51%) XML
4 8 (6.84%) XSLT
5 4 (3.42%) Web Services
6 3 (2.56%) .NET Framework
7 2 (1.71%) Hibernate
7 2 (1.71%) CSS
7 2 (1.71%) J2EE
7 2 (1.71%) XHTML
7 2 (1.71%) Spring
7 2 (1.71%) Spring MVC
8 1 (0.85%) jQuery
8 1 (0.85%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 6 (5.13%) NHS
1 6 (5.13%) Informatics
2 4 (3.42%) Mathematics
3 3 (2.56%) Open Source
4 2 (1.71%) EqualLogic
5 1 (0.85%) iPhone
5 1 (0.85%) iPad
5 1 (0.85%) Blackberry
5 1 (0.85%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 28 (23.93%) Windows
2 12 (10.26%) Windows Server 2008
3 7 (5.98%) Windows Server 2012
4 6 (5.13%) Windows Server 2003
5 5 (4.27%) Windows 7
6 3 (2.56%) UNIX
7 2 (1.71%) Linux
7 2 (1.71%) Windows 2000 Server
8 1 (0.85%) Windows Vista
8 1 (0.85%) Windows 8
8 1 (0.85%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (18.80%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (15.38%) System Testing
3 11 (9.40%) Stakeholder Management
3 11 (9.40%) Project Management
4 7 (5.98%) Business Analysis
4 7 (5.98%) Business Intelligence
4 7 (5.98%) Workflow
5 6 (5.13%) Time Management
6 4 (3.42%) Scrum
6 4 (3.42%) Information Security
6 4 (3.42%) ITIL
6 4 (3.42%) E-Commerce
7 3 (2.56%) Data Architecture
7 3 (2.56%) Resource Management
7 3 (2.56%) Data Analysis
7 3 (2.56%) PRINCE2
8 2 (1.71%) MVC
8 2 (1.71%) Six Sigma
8 2 (1.71%) B2C
8 2 (1.71%) Logistics
Programming Languages
1 30 (25.64%) SQL
2 19 (16.24%) C#
3 17 (14.53%) VB.NET
4 16 (13.68%) VBA
5 10 (8.55%) Java
6 2 (1.71%) JavaScript
6 2 (1.71%) T-SQL
7 1 (0.85%) VB
Qualifications
1 8 (6.84%) Degree
2 4 (3.42%) CISSP
3 2 (1.71%) CISM
3 2 (1.71%) ISSAP
3 2 (1.71%) ISSMP
4 1 (0.85%) EnCE
4 1 (0.85%) CEH
4 1 (0.85%) MCSE
4 1 (0.85%) MCSA
4 1 (0.85%) CCNA
4 1 (0.85%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (0.85%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (0.85%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.56%) QA
1 3 (2.56%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 3 (2.56%) SLA
System Software
1 11 (9.40%) Active Directory
2 5 (4.27%) Hyper-V
3 4 (3.42%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (0.85%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 2 (1.71%) DameWare
2 1 (0.85%) SCOM
Vendors
1 14 (11.97%) Microsoft
2 11 (9.40%) LexisNexis
3 6 (5.13%) VMware
4 5 (4.27%) CheckPoint
4 5 (4.27%) Cisco
5 3 (2.56%) Splunk
5 3 (2.56%) F5
5 3 (2.56%) Citrix
5 3 (2.56%) Juniper
6 2 (1.71%) Symantec
7 1 (0.85%) Veeam
7 1 (0.85%) Fortinet
7 1 (0.85%) NetApp
7 1 (0.85%) Apple
7 1 (0.85%) Sage
7 1 (0.85%) HP
7 1 (0.85%) Dell
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