The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Legal in IT jobs advertised for the North West region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Legal over the 3 months to 18 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
18 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Legal
Rank 140 122 152
Rank change year-on-year
-18 +30
Permanent jobs citing Legal 122 127 109
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 1.65% 1.88% 1.49%
As % of the General category 3.98% 4.93% 4.14%
Number of salaries quoted 102 107 71
Average salary £35,000 £41,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-14.63% +17.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,200 £22,800 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £42,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-3.52% +13.33%
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 West region.

General Category
North West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
General category
3069 2576 2635
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 41.52% 38.04% 36.14%
Number of salaries quoted 2462 2110 2202
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -

Legal
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

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

Legal Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

Legal
Salary Trend in the North West

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

Legal Salary Trend in the North West

Legal
Salary Histogram in the North West

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Legal across the North West region over the 3 months to 18 September 2014.

Legal Salary Histogram in the North West

Legal
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 Legal within the North West region over the 3 months to 18 September 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 -32 68 £32,500 -23.52% 14
Cheshire -4 29 £45,000 +76.47% 4
Merseyside +13 12 £34,250 +14.16% 4
Lancashire -2 4 £34,750 +6.92%
Cumbria - 1 £30,000 - 1
Legal
England

Legal
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 18 September 2014, IT jobs across the North West 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 70 (30.70%) Law
2 61 (26.75%) Finance
3 57 (25.00%) SQL
4 51 (22.37%) SQL Server
5 49 (21.49%) Microsoft
5 49 (21.49%) .NET
6 44 (19.30%) Agile Software Development
7 37 (16.23%) HTML
7 37 (16.23%) Visualfiles
8 36 (15.79%) MS Excel
8 36 (15.79%) C#
9 35 (15.35%) Project Management
9 35 (15.35%) Stakeholder Management
10 33 (14.47%) Windows
11 27 (11.84%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 26 (11.40%) SharePoint
13 25 (10.96%) Java
13 25 (10.96%) Degree
14 22 (9.65%) XML
15 21 (9.21%) JavaScript
15 21 (9.21%) Management Information System
15 21 (9.21%) Marketing
15 21 (9.21%) Business Analysis
15 21 (9.21%) Analytical Skills
16 20 (8.77%) VB.NET
16 20 (8.77%) MS Office
17 18 (7.89%) Service Delivery
18 16 (7.02%) Business Intelligence
19 14 (6.14%) SLA
19 14 (6.14%) Eclipse

Legal
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 18 September 2014, IT jobs across the North West 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 26 (11.40%) SharePoint
2 10 (4.39%) IIS
2 10 (4.39%) MS Exchange
3 8 (3.51%) CMS
4 7 (3.07%) SharePoint 2010
4 7 (3.07%) SharePoint 2013
5 6 (2.63%) SAS
6 5 (2.19%) Exchange Server 2010
7 3 (1.32%) Tomcat
7 3 (1.32%) Exchange Server 2003
7 3 (1.32%) Jetty
8 2 (0.88%) Lync
8 2 (0.88%) Umbraco
8 2 (0.88%) MS Project Server
9 1 (0.44%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 1 (0.44%) Apache
Applications
1 36 (15.79%) MS Excel
2 20 (8.77%) MS Office
3 12 (5.26%) MS Visio
4 11 (4.82%) MS PowerPoint
5 2 (0.88%) Spreadsheet
5 2 (0.88%) MS Project
6 1 (0.44%) Photoshop
6 1 (0.44%) Adobe After Effects
Business Applications
1 37 (16.23%) Visualfiles
2 7 (3.07%) SAP FI
2 7 (3.07%) SAP FI/CO
2 7 (3.07%) SAP CO
3 2 (0.88%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 12 (5.26%) Firewall
2 7 (3.07%) Intrusion Detection
3 6 (2.63%) Internet
4 4 (1.75%) WAN
5 3 (1.32%) SAN
5 3 (1.32%) TCP/IP
6 2 (0.88%) VPN
6 2 (0.88%) LAN
6 2 (0.88%) Extranet
7 1 (0.44%) Intranet
7 1 (0.44%) MPLS
7 1 (0.44%) VoIP
7 1 (0.44%) DNS
7 1 (0.44%) DHCP
7 1 (0.44%) Network Security
7 1 (0.44%) Cisco Nexus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 51 (22.37%) SQL Server
2 27 (11.84%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 13 (5.70%) SQL Server 2008
4 12 (5.26%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 11 (4.82%) Data Warehouse
6 6 (2.63%) Relational Database
6 6 (2.63%) SQL Server 2012
7 5 (2.19%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 5 (2.19%) WhereScape RED
8 4 (1.75%) Big Data
8 4 (1.75%) QlikView
8 4 (1.75%) MySQL
9 3 (1.32%) DTS
9 3 (1.32%) PostgreSQL
9 3 (1.32%) Hadoop
10 2 (0.88%) Microsoft Analysis Services
11 1 (0.44%) OLAP
11 1 (0.44%) Crystal Reports
11 1 (0.44%) Oracle Reports
11 1 (0.44%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 14 (6.14%) Eclipse
2 7 (3.07%) Selenium
3 4 (1.75%) QuickTest Pro
4 3 (1.32%) Visual Studio
4 3 (1.32%) Maven
4 3 (1.32%) Git (software)
General
1 70 (30.70%) Law
2 61 (26.75%) Finance
3 21 (9.21%) Marketing
4 9 (3.95%) Manufacturing
5 6 (2.63%) Financial Institution
6 5 (2.19%) Banking
7 3 (1.32%) Retail
7 3 (1.32%) Billing
8 2 (0.88%) Telecoms
8 2 (0.88%) Advertising
9 1 (0.44%) Games
Job Titles
1 85 (37.28%) Developer
2 50 (21.93%) Analyst
3 27 (11.84%) Business Analyst
4 17 (7.46%) Case Management Developer
5 14 (6.14%) .NET Developer
6 12 (5.26%) Project Manager
7 11 (4.82%) Architect
7 11 (4.82%) Web Developer
7 11 (4.82%) Senior Analyst
8 7 (3.07%) Senior Business Analyst
8 7 (3.07%) Business Intelligence Analyst
8 7 (3.07%) SAP Analyst
9 6 (2.63%) C# .NET Developer
9 6 (2.63%) C# Developer
9 6 (2.63%) Junior Developer
9 6 (2.63%) Consultant
9 6 (2.63%) Junior
10 5 (2.19%) Senior Developer
10 5 (2.19%) Business Intelligence Developer
10 5 (2.19%) Senior SAP Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 49 (21.49%) .NET
2 37 (16.23%) HTML
3 22 (9.65%) XML
4 14 (6.14%) CSS
4 14 (6.14%) HTML5
5 11 (4.82%) .NET Framework
5 11 (4.82%) jQuery
6 10 (4.39%) CSS3
7 9 (3.95%) Web Services
7 9 (3.95%) ASP.NET
7 9 (3.95%) XSLT
8 7 (3.07%) WCF
8 7 (3.07%) REST
9 5 (2.19%) MDX
10 3 (1.32%) Hibernate
10 3 (1.32%) Spring
10 3 (1.32%) Ajax
10 3 (1.32%) Spring MVC
11 1 (0.44%) J2EE
11 1 (0.44%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 21 (9.21%) Management Information System
1 21 (9.21%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (3.51%) Mathematics
3 6 (2.63%) Statistics
3 6 (2.63%) Economics
4 5 (2.19%) Physics
4 5 (2.19%) Computer Science
4 5 (2.19%) Credit Risk
4 5 (2.19%) Data Extraction
5 4 (1.75%) Clustering
6 3 (1.32%) Kindle
6 3 (1.32%) User Experience
7 2 (0.88%) EqualLogic
7 2 (0.88%) IBM Mainframe
7 2 (0.88%) Fat Client
7 2 (0.88%) PKI
7 2 (0.88%) Tandem
7 2 (0.88%) Cryptography
7 2 (0.88%) Freedom of Information
7 2 (0.88%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 33 (14.47%) Windows
2 11 (4.82%) Windows Server 2008
3 8 (3.51%) Windows 7
4 4 (1.75%) Windows XP
4 4 (1.75%) Windows Server 2003
5 3 (1.32%) Linux
5 3 (1.32%) Windows 8
5 3 (1.32%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (0.88%) Windows 2000 Server
6 2 (0.88%) UNIX
7 1 (0.44%) Apple iOS
7 1 (0.44%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 44 (19.30%) Agile Software Development
2 35 (15.35%) Project Management
2 35 (15.35%) Stakeholder Management
3 21 (9.21%) Business Analysis
4 18 (7.89%) Service Delivery
5 16 (7.02%) Business Intelligence
6 14 (6.14%) PRINCE2
6 14 (6.14%) ITIL
6 14 (6.14%) Information Security
7 12 (5.26%) System Testing
7 12 (5.26%) Software Engineering
8 10 (4.39%) Validation
9 9 (3.95%) Data Protection
10 8 (3.51%) Refactoring
11 7 (3.07%) Service Management
11 7 (3.07%) User Acceptance Testing
11 7 (3.07%) Data Architecture
11 7 (3.07%) Computer Security
11 7 (3.07%) Continuous Improvement
11 7 (3.07%) Data Privacy
Programming Languages
1 57 (25.00%) SQL
2 36 (15.79%) C#
3 25 (10.96%) Java
4 21 (9.21%) JavaScript
5 20 (8.77%) VB.NET
6 12 (5.26%) T-SQL
7 11 (4.82%) PHP
8 10 (4.39%) VBA
9 2 (0.88%) PowerHouse
10 1 (0.44%) VB
Qualifications
1 25 (10.96%) Degree
2 10 (4.39%) ISEB
3 7 (3.07%) CISSP
4 6 (2.63%) EnCE
4 6 (2.63%) CEH
4 6 (2.63%) CCA
5 5 (2.19%) ITIL Certification
5 5 (2.19%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 4 (1.75%) SC Cleared
6 4 (1.75%) Security Cleared
7 3 (1.32%) Microsoft Certification
8 1 (0.44%) SSCP
8 1 (0.44%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 1 (0.44%) A+ Certification
8 1 (0.44%) CISA
8 1 (0.44%) CISM
8 1 (0.44%) MCP
8 1 (0.44%) MCSD
8 1 (0.44%) MCSE
8 1 (0.44%) GIAC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (6.14%) SLA
2 6 (2.63%) QA
3 4 (1.75%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 3 (1.32%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 11 (4.82%) Active Directory
2 5 (2.19%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (1.32%) vSphere
3 3 (1.32%) XenApp
4 2 (0.88%) Hyper-V
4 2 (0.88%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (0.44%) Terminal Services
5 1 (0.44%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 3 (1.32%) Puppet
2 2 (0.88%) SCCM
2 2 (0.88%) DameWare
3 1 (0.44%) WSUS
Vendors
1 49 (21.49%) Microsoft
2 11 (4.82%) LexisNexis
3 9 (3.95%) SAP
4 8 (3.51%) VMware
4 8 (3.51%) Citrix
5 6 (2.63%) HP
6 5 (2.19%) Cisco
7 4 (1.75%) Open Text
7 4 (1.75%) JBoss
8 3 (1.32%) NetApp
9 2 (0.88%) Mitel
9 2 (0.88%) IBM
9 2 (0.88%) Oracle
9 2 (0.88%) Dell
9 2 (0.88%) Sage
10 1 (0.44%) Salesforce.com
10 1 (0.44%) Informatica
10 1 (0.44%) Business Objects
10 1 (0.44%) Ab Initio
10 1 (0.44%) Teradata
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