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 30 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Legal
Rank 168 138 129
Rank change year-on-year
-30 -9
Permanent jobs citing Legal 89 109 134
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 1.19% 1.63% 1.89%
As % of the General category 2.86% 4.60% 5.19%
Number of salaries quoted 79 92 94
Average salary £35,000 £32,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.69% -7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,950 £22,500 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £59,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +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
3112 2369 2581
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 41.62% 35.40% 36.45%
Number of salaries quoted 2630 1939 2204
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £57,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -

Legal
Jobs Demand Trend in the North 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 30 October 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 30 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
Manchester -29 46 £32,500 -27.77% 13
Cheshire +1 28 £52,500 +130.76% 4
Merseyside +6 8 £28,000 +5.66% 5
Lancashire -6 4 £38,750 +14.81%
Legal
England

Legal
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 30 October 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 71 (32.72%) Law
2 69 (31.80%) Finance
3 54 (24.88%) SQL
4 46 (21.20%) Microsoft
5 44 (20.28%) SQL Server
6 41 (18.89%) .NET
7 40 (18.43%) Agile Software Development
8 38 (17.51%) HTML
8 38 (17.51%) MS Excel
8 38 (17.51%) Project Management
9 36 (16.59%) Windows
10 35 (16.13%) Stakeholder Management
11 33 (15.21%) Visualfiles
12 31 (14.29%) C#
13 26 (11.98%) Degree
14 25 (11.52%) MS Office
14 25 (11.52%) Java
15 24 (11.06%) JavaScript
15 24 (11.06%) SQL Server Reporting Services
16 20 (9.22%) SharePoint
17 19 (8.76%) XML
18 18 (8.29%) ITIL
18 18 (8.29%) Management Information System
19 17 (7.83%) CSS
19 17 (7.83%) Business Intelligence
20 16 (7.37%) PRINCE2
20 16 (7.37%) Service Delivery
21 14 (6.45%) HTML5
21 14 (6.45%) SQL Server Integration Services
21 14 (6.45%) PHP

Legal
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 30 October 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 20 (9.22%) SharePoint
2 11 (5.07%) MS Exchange
3 10 (4.61%) IIS
4 7 (3.23%) Exchange Server 2010
4 7 (3.23%) CMS
5 6 (2.76%) SAS
6 4 (1.84%) JBoss
7 3 (1.38%) Jetty
7 3 (1.38%) SharePoint 2013
7 3 (1.38%) SharePoint 2010
7 3 (1.38%) Lync
7 3 (1.38%) Tomcat
8 2 (0.92%) Umbraco
8 2 (0.92%) Exchange Server 2003
8 2 (0.92%) MS Project Server
9 1 (0.46%) WorkSite
9 1 (0.46%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 1 (0.46%) Apache
Applications
1 38 (17.51%) MS Excel
2 25 (11.52%) MS Office
3 13 (5.99%) MS Visio
4 12 (5.53%) MS PowerPoint
5 4 (1.84%) Spreadsheet
5 4 (1.84%) MS Project
6 1 (0.46%) Photoshop
6 1 (0.46%) Adobe After Effects
Business Applications
1 33 (15.21%) Visualfiles
2 7 (3.23%) SAP FI
2 7 (3.23%) SAP FI/CO
2 7 (3.23%) SAP CO
3 1 (0.46%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 11 (5.07%) Firewall
2 6 (2.76%) Intrusion Detection
2 6 (2.76%) WAN
3 5 (2.30%) TCP/IP
3 5 (2.30%) Internet
4 4 (1.84%) LAN
5 3 (1.38%) DHCP
5 3 (1.38%) DNS
5 3 (1.38%) SAN
5 3 (1.38%) Extranet
5 3 (1.38%) MPLS
5 3 (1.38%) Cisco Nexus
6 2 (0.92%) VPN
6 2 (0.92%) VoIP
7 1 (0.46%) Intranet
7 1 (0.46%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 44 (20.28%) SQL Server
2 24 (11.06%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 14 (6.45%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 11 (5.07%) Data Warehouse
5 10 (4.61%) SQL Server 2008
6 7 (3.23%) Relational Database
7 6 (2.76%) MySQL
8 5 (2.30%) SQL Server 2012
8 5 (2.30%) Hadoop
8 5 (2.30%) WhereScape RED
8 5 (2.30%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 4 (1.84%) QlikView
10 3 (1.38%) Big Data
10 3 (1.38%) DTS
10 3 (1.38%) PostgreSQL
11 2 (0.92%) Microsoft Analysis Services
12 1 (0.46%) Data Mining
12 1 (0.46%) OLAP
12 1 (0.46%) Crystal Reports
12 1 (0.46%) Informix
Development Applications
1 11 (5.07%) Eclipse
2 6 (2.76%) Selenium
3 3 (1.38%) Git (software)
3 3 (1.38%) QuickTest Pro
3 3 (1.38%) Maven
4 2 (0.92%) Visual Studio
General
1 71 (32.72%) Law
2 69 (31.80%) Finance
3 11 (5.07%) Manufacturing
3 11 (5.07%) Marketing
4 7 (3.23%) Financial Institution
5 6 (2.76%) Banking
6 5 (2.30%) Retail
7 3 (1.38%) Billing
8 2 (0.92%) Telecoms
9 1 (0.46%) Automotive
9 1 (0.46%) Advertising
9 1 (0.46%) Games
Job Titles
1 76 (35.02%) Developer
2 45 (20.74%) Analyst
3 19 (8.76%) Business Analyst
4 15 (6.91%) Case Management Developer
5 14 (6.45%) Project Manager
6 12 (5.53%) Senior Analyst
7 11 (5.07%) .NET Developer
7 11 (5.07%) Web Developer
8 9 (4.15%) Architect
9 8 (3.69%) PHP Developer
10 7 (3.23%) Business Intelligence Analyst
10 7 (3.23%) SAP Analyst
10 7 (3.23%) IT Support
10 7 (3.23%) Junior
10 7 (3.23%) Senior Business Analyst
11 6 (2.76%) C# Developer
11 6 (2.76%) Junior Developer
11 6 (2.76%) Programme Manager
11 6 (2.76%) Consultant
11 6 (2.76%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 41 (18.89%) .NET
2 38 (17.51%) HTML
3 19 (8.76%) XML
4 17 (7.83%) CSS
5 14 (6.45%) HTML5
6 11 (5.07%) jQuery
7 10 (4.61%) CSS3
8 9 (4.15%) ASP.NET
9 8 (3.69%) XSLT
10 6 (2.76%) .NET Framework
11 5 (2.30%) MDX
12 4 (1.84%) Web Services
13 3 (1.38%) Spring MVC
13 3 (1.38%) WCF
13 3 (1.38%) WebSphere Message Broker
13 3 (1.38%) Hibernate
13 3 (1.38%) Spring
13 3 (1.38%) Ajax
13 3 (1.38%) REST
14 1 (0.46%) WebGL
Miscellaneous
1 18 (8.29%) Management Information System
2 12 (5.53%) Analytical Skills
3 7 (3.23%) Computer Science
4 6 (2.76%) Statistics
4 6 (2.76%) Mathematics
4 6 (2.76%) Economics
5 5 (2.30%) Physics
5 5 (2.30%) Credit Risk
5 5 (2.30%) Data Extraction
6 4 (1.84%) User Experience
6 4 (1.84%) Clustering
7 2 (0.92%) PKI
7 2 (0.92%) Tandem
7 2 (0.92%) Cryptography
7 2 (0.92%) Artificial Intelligence
7 2 (0.92%) Freedom of Information
7 2 (0.92%) Algorithms
7 2 (0.92%) EqualLogic
7 2 (0.92%) Mainframe
7 2 (0.92%) IBM Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 36 (16.59%) Windows
2 9 (4.15%) Windows Server 2008
3 7 (3.23%) Windows 7
4 4 (1.84%) Windows 8
5 3 (1.38%) Windows Server 2012
5 3 (1.38%) Linux
5 3 (1.38%) Windows Server 2003
6 2 (0.92%) Android
6 2 (0.92%) Windows XP
6 2 (0.92%) Apple iOS
6 2 (0.92%) Windows 2000 Server
6 2 (0.92%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (18.43%) Agile Software Development
2 38 (17.51%) Project Management
3 35 (16.13%) Stakeholder Management
4 18 (8.29%) ITIL
5 17 (7.83%) Business Intelligence
6 16 (7.37%) PRINCE2
6 16 (7.37%) Service Delivery
7 13 (5.99%) Information Security
7 13 (5.99%) Business Analysis
8 12 (5.53%) Project Planning
9 11 (5.07%) Software Engineering
10 10 (4.61%) Validation
11 9 (4.15%) System Testing
11 9 (4.15%) Data Protection
12 8 (3.69%) Refactoring
12 8 (3.69%) Web Development
13 7 (3.23%) Supplier Management
13 7 (3.23%) User Acceptance Testing
13 7 (3.23%) Business Continuity
13 7 (3.23%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 54 (24.88%) SQL
2 31 (14.29%) C#
3 25 (11.52%) Java
4 24 (11.06%) JavaScript
5 14 (6.45%) PHP
5 14 (6.45%) VB.NET
6 12 (5.53%) T-SQL
7 8 (3.69%) VBA
8 1 (0.46%) VB
Qualifications
1 26 (11.98%) Degree
2 9 (4.15%) ITIL Certification
3 6 (2.76%) CEH
3 6 (2.76%) EnCE
3 6 (2.76%) CCA
3 6 (2.76%) CISSP
4 5 (2.30%) ISEB
4 5 (2.30%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 4 (1.84%) SC Cleared
5 4 (1.84%) Security Cleared
6 3 (1.38%) Microsoft Certification
7 2 (0.92%) PhD
8 1 (0.46%) MCP
8 1 (0.46%) MCSD
8 1 (0.46%) MCSE
8 1 (0.46%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 1 (0.46%) A+ Certification
8 1 (0.46%) MOS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (5.53%) SLA
2 5 (2.30%) QA
3 3 (1.38%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.46%) ISO 9001
4 1 (0.46%) BS7799
4 1 (0.46%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 14 (6.45%) Active Directory
2 7 (3.23%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (2.30%) vSphere
4 4 (1.84%) VMware ESXi
5 3 (1.38%) Firmware
5 3 (1.38%) Hyper-V
5 3 (1.38%) XenApp
6 1 (0.46%) XenDesktop
6 1 (0.46%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 3 (1.38%) WSUS
1 3 (1.38%) Puppet
2 2 (0.92%) DameWare
2 2 (0.92%) SCCM
3 1 (0.46%) SCOM
Vendors
1 46 (21.20%) Microsoft
2 12 (5.53%) VMware
3 11 (5.07%) LexisNexis
4 9 (4.15%) Citrix
5 7 (3.23%) HP
5 7 (3.23%) SAP
5 7 (3.23%) Cisco
6 5 (2.30%) NetApp
6 5 (2.30%) Open Text
7 3 (1.38%) Ab Initio
7 3 (1.38%) Teradata
7 3 (1.38%) Dell
7 3 (1.38%) Informatica
8 2 (0.92%) IBM
8 2 (0.92%) Oracle
8 2 (0.92%) Mitel
8 2 (0.92%) Sage
9 1 (0.46%) Salesforce.com
9 1 (0.46%) Fortinet
9 1 (0.46%) Spiceworks
Chester
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £60000.00 - £65000.00 per annum
Posted: 3 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £60000.00 - £65000.00 per annum
Posted: 3 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
ReThink Recruitment
Salary: £30000.00 - £40000.00 per annum + + Excellent Bens
Posted: 22 hours ago
Wilmslow, Cheshire
Resource Management
Salary: £30000 - £37000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Chester, Cheshire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £38000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £18000 - £25000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Southport, Merseyside
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £26000 - £30000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Bolton, Lancashire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Southport, Merseyside
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £26000 - £30000 per annum + Superb Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £26000 - £30000 per annum + Superb Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Lea Consultancy Ltd
Posted: 5 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
PwC UK Student Events
Posted: 5 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
RSG
Salary: Excellent basic, uncapped commission, package
Posted: 6 days ago
Liverpool, Lancashire
Riverview Law
Salary: £25,000 - £30,000 per year (Depending on experience)
Posted: 14 days ago
Cheshire
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £60000.00 - £65000.00 per annum
Posted: 14 days ago
Liverpool, Merseyside, North West
Riverview Law
Salary: £25,000 - £30,000 per year (Depending on experience)
Posted: 15 days ago
Manchester
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 16 days ago
Stockport
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Pension, Benefits
Posted: 26 days ago