Period
to 22 November 2017

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Legal in permanent job vacancies advertised in Merseyside. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Legal over the 6 months to 22 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Legal
North West > Merseyside
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 68 85 45
Rank change year-on-year +17 -40 +17
Permanent jobs citing Legal 23 23 42
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Merseyside 2.31% 1.75% 4.58%
As % of the General category 4.75% 5.68% 12.73%
Number of salaries quoted 9 18 37
Merseyside median annual salary £37,500 £32,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +15.38% -31.58% +41.79%
10th Percentile £28,900 £22,050 £22,000
90th Percentile £54,500 £38,750 £67,500
North West median annual salary £43,000 £40,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year +7.50% -5.88% +26.87%

Legal is in the General Skills category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Merseyside with a requirement for common skills.

All General Skills
Merseyside
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for common skills 484 405 330
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Merseyside 48.59% 30.73% 35.95%
Number of salaries quoted 353 238 243
Merseyside median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £43,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - -2.30% +8.75%
10th Percentile £25,750 £23,675 £25,000
90th Percentile £64,750 £61,250 £70,000
North West median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £40,500
% change year-on-year +12.50% -1.23% +1.25%

Legal
Job Vacancy Trend in Merseyside

Job postings citing Legal as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Merseyside.

Job vacancy trend for Legal in Merseyside

Legal
Salary Trend in Merseyside

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Legal in Merseyside.

Salary trend for Legal in Merseyside

Legal
Salary Histogram in Merseyside

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Legal in Merseyside over the 6 months to 22 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Legal in Merseyside

Legal
Job Locations in Merseyside

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Legal within the Merseyside region over the 6 months to 22 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Liverpool +25 18 £36,750 +22.50%
Southport +6 4 £40,000 +26.98%
Prescot -6 1 - -
Legal
North West

For the 6 months to 22 November 2017, IT jobs citing Legal also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Merseyside region with a requirement for Legal.

1 11 (47.83%) SQL
2 9 (39.13%) Law
3 8 (34.78%) ITIL
3 8 (34.78%) Data Protection
4 7 (30.43%) JavaScript
4 7 (30.43%) Business Intelligence
4 7 (30.43%) Finance
5 6 (26.09%) SQL Server
5 6 (26.09%) PHP
6 5 (21.74%) Risk Management
6 5 (21.74%) Data Management
6 5 (21.74%) TOGAF
6 5 (21.74%) COBIT
6 5 (21.74%) Mentoring
6 5 (21.74%) Relational Database
7 4 (17.39%) C#
7 4 (17.39%) HTML
7 4 (17.39%) CSS
8 3 (13.04%) XML
8 3 (13.04%) Photoshop
8 3 (13.04%) .NET
8 3 (13.04%) MySQL
8 3 (13.04%) T-SQL
8 3 (13.04%) Degree
8 3 (13.04%) Graphic Design
8 3 (13.04%) JSON
8 3 (13.04%) Marketing
8 3 (13.04%) Web Development
8 3 (13.04%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 3 (13.04%) SEO

Legal
Co-occurring IT Skills in Merseyside by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 3 (13.04%) WordPress
2 1 (4.35%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 3 (13.04%) Photoshop
2 1 (4.35%) Microsoft Excel
Cloud Services
1 3 (13.04%) MailChimp
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.35%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (26.09%) SQL Server
2 5 (21.74%) Relational Database
3 3 (13.04%) MySQL
3 3 (13.04%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 2 (8.70%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 2 (8.70%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (4.35%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 1 (4.35%) Eclipse
General
1 9 (39.13%) Law
2 7 (30.43%) Finance
3 3 (13.04%) Manufacturing
3 3 (13.04%) Marketing
4 1 (4.35%) Banking
Job Titles
1 12 (52.17%) Developer
2 5 (21.74%) Data Manager
3 3 (13.04%) Data Protection Officer
3 3 (13.04%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 3 (13.04%) Front End Web Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 3 (13.04%) PHP Developer
3 3 (13.04%) Web Developer
4 2 (8.70%) Analyst
4 2 (8.70%) Business Intelligence Developer
5 1 (4.35%) .NET Developer
5 1 (4.35%) 2nd Line Support
5 1 (4.35%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
5 1 (4.35%) Administrator
5 1 (4.35%) Analyst Developer
5 1 (4.35%) C# Developer
5 1 (4.35%) DBA
5 1 (4.35%) Lead Developer
5 1 (4.35%) Senior Developer
5 1 (4.35%) Support Analyst
5 1 (4.35%) Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (17.39%) CSS
1 4 (17.39%) HTML
2 3 (13.04%) .NET
2 3 (13.04%) HTML5
2 3 (13.04%) JSON
2 3 (13.04%) XML
3 2 (8.70%) ASP.NET
3 2 (8.70%) ASP.NET MVC
4 1 (4.35%) .NET Framework
4 1 (4.35%) ASP.NET Web API
4 1 (4.35%) Entity Framework
4 1 (4.35%) jQuery
4 1 (4.35%) LINQ
4 1 (4.35%) MDX
4 1 (4.35%) React
Miscellaneous
1 3 (13.04%) Blog
1 3 (13.04%) Graphic Design
1 3 (13.04%) Life Science
1 3 (13.04%) Social Media
2 1 (4.35%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (4.35%) Derivative
2 1 (4.35%) Equities
2 1 (4.35%) Eurex
Operating Systems
1 1 (4.35%) Linux
1 1 (4.35%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (34.78%) Data Protection
1 8 (34.78%) ITIL
2 7 (30.43%) Business Intelligence
3 5 (21.74%) Data Management
3 5 (21.74%) Mentoring
3 5 (21.74%) Risk Management
3 5 (21.74%) TOGAF
4 3 (13.04%) Data Privacy
4 3 (13.04%) Data Security
4 3 (13.04%) SEO
4 3 (13.04%) Web Development
5 2 (8.70%) MVC
6 1 (4.35%) Agile Software Development
6 1 (4.35%) Capacity Planning
6 1 (4.35%) Change Control
6 1 (4.35%) Inversion of Control
6 1 (4.35%) Line Management
6 1 (4.35%) Performance Tuning
6 1 (4.35%) Process Improvement
6 1 (4.35%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 11 (47.83%) SQL
2 7 (30.43%) JavaScript
3 6 (26.09%) PHP
4 4 (17.39%) C#
5 3 (13.04%) T-SQL
6 2 (8.70%) VB
6 2 (8.70%) VB.NET
7 1 (4.35%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
Qualifications
1 3 (13.04%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (21.74%) COBIT
2 3 (13.04%) GDPR
3 1 (4.35%) Data Quality
3 1 (4.35%) PMO
System Software
1 1 (4.35%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (4.35%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 2 (8.70%) Microsoft
2 1 (4.35%) Avaya
2 1 (4.35%) Cisco
2 1 (4.35%) Citrix
2 1 (4.35%) Salesforce.com