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 28 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Legal
Rank 136 115 174
Rank change year-on-year
-21 +59
Permanent jobs citing Legal 133 122 79
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 1.81% 1.78% 1.08%
As % of the General category 4.44% 4.65% 3.04%
Number of salaries quoted 112 105 53
Average salary £32,500 £41,500 £30,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
-21.68% +37.19%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £19,750
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-5.88% +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 West region.

General Category
North West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
General category
2993 2621 2597
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 40.71% 38.29% 35.41%
Number of salaries quoted 2333 2136 2178
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £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 28 August 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 28 August 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 -22 79 £32,500 -23.52% 12
Cheshire -6 23 £43,750 +53.50% 3
Merseyside +21 17 £35,000 +22.80% 2
Lancashire -2 6 £28,500 -12.30%
Cumbria - 1 £30,000 -
Legal
England

Legal
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 (30.57%) Law
2 56 (24.45%) SQL
3 54 (23.58%) .NET
4 52 (22.71%) Finance
5 49 (21.40%) Microsoft
6 48 (20.96%) SQL Server
7 43 (18.78%) Visualfiles
8 38 (16.59%) C#
9 36 (15.72%) Project Management
10 34 (14.85%) HTML
10 34 (14.85%) Windows
10 34 (14.85%) MS Excel
11 31 (13.54%) Agile Software Development
12 30 (13.10%) Stakeholder Management
13 29 (12.66%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 28 (12.23%) SharePoint
15 26 (11.35%) Java
15 26 (11.35%) Degree
16 25 (10.92%) XML
17 24 (10.48%) VB.NET
18 23 (10.04%) Marketing
19 21 (9.17%) MS Office
19 21 (9.17%) Business Analysis
20 18 (7.86%) Management Information System
20 18 (7.86%) Eclipse
21 16 (6.99%) JavaScript
21 16 (6.99%) Service Delivery
22 15 (6.55%) Business Intelligence
22 15 (6.55%) System Testing
22 15 (6.55%) .NET Framework

Legal
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 28 (12.23%) SharePoint
2 10 (4.37%) CMS
3 9 (3.93%) SharePoint 2010
3 9 (3.93%) SharePoint 2013
3 9 (3.93%) MS Exchange
4 6 (2.62%) IIS
4 6 (2.62%) SAS
5 5 (2.18%) Exchange Server 2010
6 3 (1.31%) Exchange Server 2003
6 3 (1.31%) Jetty
6 3 (1.31%) Tomcat
7 2 (0.87%) Lync
7 2 (0.87%) Umbraco
8 1 (0.44%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 34 (14.85%) MS Excel
2 21 (9.17%) MS Office
3 12 (5.24%) MS Visio
4 11 (4.80%) MS PowerPoint
5 2 (0.87%) MS Project
5 2 (0.87%) Spreadsheet
6 1 (0.44%) Photoshop
6 1 (0.44%) Adobe After Effects
Business Applications
1 43 (18.78%) Visualfiles
2 6 (2.62%) SAP CO
2 6 (2.62%) SAP FI/CO
2 6 (2.62%) SAP FI
3 2 (0.87%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (0.44%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 12 (5.24%) Firewall
2 7 (3.06%) Intrusion Detection
3 6 (2.62%) Internet
4 4 (1.75%) WAN
5 3 (1.31%) SAN
5 3 (1.31%) TCP/IP
6 2 (0.87%) VPN
6 2 (0.87%) LAN
7 1 (0.44%) Network Security
7 1 (0.44%) Cisco Nexus
7 1 (0.44%) Extranet
7 1 (0.44%) MPLS
7 1 (0.44%) VoIP
7 1 (0.44%) DHCP
7 1 (0.44%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 48 (20.96%) SQL Server
2 29 (12.66%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 15 (6.55%) SQL Server 2008
4 11 (4.80%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 11 (4.80%) Data Warehouse
5 8 (3.49%) SQL Server 2012
6 5 (2.18%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 5 (2.18%) WhereScape RED
6 5 (2.18%) Relational Database
7 4 (1.75%) Big Data
7 4 (1.75%) QlikView
8 3 (1.31%) Hadoop
8 3 (1.31%) DTS
8 3 (1.31%) MySQL
8 3 (1.31%) PostgreSQL
8 3 (1.31%) SQL Server 2005
9 2 (0.87%) Microsoft Analysis Services
10 1 (0.44%) Base SAS
10 1 (0.44%) SAS Enterprise Guide
10 1 (0.44%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 18 (7.86%) Eclipse
2 7 (3.06%) Selenium
3 4 (1.75%) QuickTest Pro
4 3 (1.31%) Git (software)
4 3 (1.31%) Visual Studio
4 3 (1.31%) Maven
5 1 (0.44%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 70 (30.57%) Law
2 52 (22.71%) Finance
3 23 (10.04%) Marketing
4 9 (3.93%) Manufacturing
5 6 (2.62%) Financial Institution
6 5 (2.18%) Banking
7 3 (1.31%) Retail
8 2 (0.87%) Billing
8 2 (0.87%) Advertising
8 2 (0.87%) Telecoms
9 1 (0.44%) Games
Job Titles
1 91 (39.74%) Developer
2 49 (21.40%) Analyst
3 26 (11.35%) Business Analyst
4 19 (8.30%) Case Management Developer
5 16 (6.99%) .NET Developer
6 11 (4.80%) Senior Analyst
6 11 (4.80%) Architect
6 11 (4.80%) Project Manager
7 8 (3.49%) Web Developer
8 7 (3.06%) Senior Business Analyst
8 7 (3.06%) Business Intelligence Analyst
9 6 (2.62%) Junior Developer
9 6 (2.62%) C# Developer
9 6 (2.62%) Junior
9 6 (2.62%) Consultant
9 6 (2.62%) SAP Analyst
9 6 (2.62%) C# .NET Developer
10 5 (2.18%) IT Support
10 5 (2.18%) Senior Developer
10 5 (2.18%) IT Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 54 (23.58%) .NET
2 34 (14.85%) HTML
3 25 (10.92%) XML
4 15 (6.55%) .NET Framework
5 11 (4.80%) Web Services
6 10 (4.37%) CSS
6 10 (4.37%) jQuery
6 10 (4.37%) WCF
6 10 (4.37%) HTML5
7 9 (3.93%) REST
7 9 (3.93%) ASP.NET
7 9 (3.93%) XSLT
8 7 (3.06%) CSS3
9 5 (2.18%) MDX
10 3 (1.31%) Ajax
10 3 (1.31%) Spring MVC
10 3 (1.31%) Hibernate
10 3 (1.31%) Spring
11 1 (0.44%) WebSphere Message Broker
11 1 (0.44%) JBoss Seam
Miscellaneous
1 18 (7.86%) Management Information System
2 8 (3.49%) Mathematics
3 6 (2.62%) Economics
3 6 (2.62%) Statistics
4 5 (2.18%) Physics
4 5 (2.18%) Computer Science
4 5 (2.18%) Credit Risk
4 5 (2.18%) Data Extraction
5 4 (1.75%) Clustering
6 3 (1.31%) PKI
6 3 (1.31%) IBM Mainframe
6 3 (1.31%) Kindle
6 3 (1.31%) Mainframe
6 3 (1.31%) Cryptography
6 3 (1.31%) Tandem
7 2 (0.87%) Freedom of Information
7 2 (0.87%) Thin Client
7 2 (0.87%) Mobile App
7 2 (0.87%) EqualLogic
7 2 (0.87%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 34 (14.85%) Windows
2 12 (5.24%) Windows Server 2008
3 8 (3.49%) Windows 7
4 4 (1.75%) Windows XP
4 4 (1.75%) Windows Server 2003
5 3 (1.31%) Windows 2000 Server
5 3 (1.31%) Windows 8
5 3 (1.31%) Windows Server 2012
5 3 (1.31%) Linux
5 3 (1.31%) UNIX
6 1 (0.44%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (15.72%) Project Management
2 31 (13.54%) Agile Software Development
3 30 (13.10%) Stakeholder Management
4 21 (9.17%) Business Analysis
5 16 (6.99%) Service Delivery
6 15 (6.55%) Business Intelligence
6 15 (6.55%) System Testing
7 14 (6.11%) Information Security
8 13 (5.68%) Software Engineering
8 13 (5.68%) ITIL
9 11 (4.80%) Data Protection
9 11 (4.80%) PRINCE2
10 10 (4.37%) Validation
10 10 (4.37%) Digital Marketing
11 8 (3.49%) Refactoring
12 7 (3.06%) User Acceptance Testing
12 7 (3.06%) Computer Security
12 7 (3.06%) Time Management
12 7 (3.06%) Data Architecture
12 7 (3.06%) Data Privacy
Programming Languages
1 56 (24.45%) SQL
2 38 (16.59%) C#
3 26 (11.35%) Java
4 24 (10.48%) VB.NET
5 16 (6.99%) JavaScript
6 13 (5.68%) T-SQL
7 10 (4.37%) VBA
8 7 (3.06%) PHP
9 2 (0.87%) PowerHouse
10 1 (0.44%) VB
10 1 (0.44%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 26 (11.35%) Degree
2 10 (4.37%) ISEB
3 7 (3.06%) CISSP
4 6 (2.62%) CEH
4 6 (2.62%) EnCE
5 5 (2.18%) CCA
6 3 (1.31%) ITIL Certification
6 3 (1.31%) Microsoft Certification
7 2 (0.87%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 1 (0.44%) SC Cleared
8 1 (0.44%) Security Cleared
8 1 (0.44%) CISA
8 1 (0.44%) CISM
8 1 (0.44%) SSCP
8 1 (0.44%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 1 (0.44%) A+ Certification
8 1 (0.44%) MCSE
8 1 (0.44%) MCP
8 1 (0.44%) MCSD
8 1 (0.44%) GIAC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (4.80%) SLA
2 5 (2.18%) QA
3 4 (1.75%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 3 (1.31%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 12 (5.24%) Active Directory
2 5 (2.18%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (1.31%) XenApp
3 3 (1.31%) vSphere
4 2 (0.87%) VMware ESXi
4 2 (0.87%) Hyper-V
5 1 (0.44%) XenDesktop
5 1 (0.44%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 3 (1.31%) Puppet
2 2 (0.87%) DameWare
2 2 (0.87%) SCCM
3 1 (0.44%) WSUS
Vendors
1 49 (21.40%) Microsoft
2 11 (4.80%) LexisNexis
3 8 (3.49%) SAP
3 8 (3.49%) Citrix
4 7 (3.06%) VMware
5 6 (2.62%) HP
6 5 (2.18%) Cisco
7 4 (1.75%) JBoss
8 3 (1.31%) IBM
8 3 (1.31%) Open Text
9 2 (0.87%) Mitel
9 2 (0.87%) Dell
9 2 (0.87%) NetApp
9 2 (0.87%) Sage
10 1 (0.44%) Fortinet
10 1 (0.44%) ServiceNow
10 1 (0.44%) Spiceworks
10 1 (0.44%) Salesforce.com
10 1 (0.44%) Informatica
10 1 (0.44%) Oracle
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