Period
to 24 January 2018

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Law in permanent job vacancies advertised in the North West. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Law over the 6 months to 24 January 2018 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Law
England > North West
6 months to
24 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 121 257 158
Rank change year-on-year +136 -99 +64
Permanent jobs citing Law 336 119 231
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 2.63% 0.96% 1.94%
As % of the General category 6.15% 2.69% 5.01%
Number of salaries quoted 65 112 132
North West median annual salary £40,000 £44,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -9.09% -2.22% +28.57%
10th Percentile £25,000 £27,000 £21,375
90th Percentile £79,500 £65,000 £65,000
England median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +5.00% - +5.26%

Law 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 the North West with a requirement for common skills.

All General Skills
North West
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for common skills 5,464 4,417 4,607
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 42.77% 35.69% 38.65%
Number of salaries quoted 4,016 3,507 3,719
North West median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £40,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.50% -1.23% +1.25%
10th Percentile £27,500 £25,000 £24,750
90th Percentile £67,500 £63,750 £62,500
England median annual salary £52,500 £52,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +0.96% +4.00% -

Law
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

Job postings citing Law as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the North West.

Job vacancy trend for Law 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 in the North West.

Salary trend for Law in the North West

Law
Salary Histogram in the North West

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Law in the North West over the 6 months to 24 January 2018.

Salary histogram for Law in the North West

Law
Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Law within the North West region over the 6 months to 24 January 2018. 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
Cheshire +95 247 £75,000 +25.00% 42
Manchester -9 74 £37,500 -16.67% 31
Merseyside +18 15 £28,000 -23.29% 8
Law
England

For the 6 months to 24 January 2018, IT jobs citing Law also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the North West region with a requirement for Law.

1 255 (75.89%) Banking
2 245 (72.92%) Investment Banking
2 245 (72.92%) Wealth Management
3 241 (71.73%) Risk Management
4 221 (65.77%) Finance
5 113 (33.63%) Agile Software Development
6 84 (25.00%) Information Security
7 78 (23.21%) Java
8 65 (19.35%) ITIL
9 58 (17.26%) Project Management
10 56 (16.67%) SQL
11 55 (16.37%) Stakeholder Management
12 53 (15.77%) Windows
13 47 (13.99%) Unix
14 45 (13.39%) SDLC
15 43 (12.80%) Oracle
15 43 (12.80%) Service Management
16 42 (12.50%) JavaScript
17 40 (11.90%) Legal
18 38 (11.31%) Linux
19 35 (10.42%) Scrum
19 35 (10.42%) Waterfall
20 32 (9.52%) Test Automation
20 32 (9.52%) Middleware
21 31 (9.23%) Microsoft
22 29 (8.63%) Jenkins
23 28 (8.33%) DevOps
23 28 (8.33%) Continuous Improvement
23 28 (8.33%) Change Control
23 28 (8.33%) Web Services

Law
Co-occurring IT Skills in the North West 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 24 (7.14%) WebSphere
2 22 (6.55%) JBoss
3 13 (3.87%) Confluence
4 11 (3.27%) CICS
5 8 (2.38%) Apache
5 8 (2.38%) Tomcat
6 6 (1.79%) Apache Spark
6 6 (1.79%) MS Exchange
6 6 (1.79%) SharePoint
6 6 (1.79%) WebSphere Application Server
7 4 (1.19%) WebLogic
7 4 (1.19%) WordPress
8 3 (0.89%) IIS
8 3 (0.89%) Jupyter
8 3 (0.89%) SAS
9 2 (0.60%) OpenStack
9 2 (0.60%) Skype for Business
9 2 (0.60%) Tuxedo
10 1 (0.30%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 1 (0.30%) CMS
Applications
1 22 (6.55%) Microsoft Office
2 16 (4.76%) Microsoft Excel
3 7 (2.08%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 3 (0.89%) Microsoft Project
4 3 (0.89%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.30%) Adobe Illustrator
5 1 (0.30%) OmniGraffle
5 1 (0.30%) Photoshop
5 1 (0.30%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 8 (2.38%) Elite 3E
2 4 (1.19%) Carpe Diem
3 2 (0.60%) BusinessWorks
3 2 (0.60%) Visualfiles
4 1 (0.30%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
4 1 (0.30%) Oracle BPM
4 1 (0.30%) Oracle ERP
4 1 (0.30%) Workfront
Cloud Services
1 17 (5.06%) Amazon AWS
2 15 (4.46%) OpenShift
3 8 (2.38%) PaaS
4 6 (1.79%) Office 365
5 5 (1.49%) Microsoft Azure
6 4 (1.19%) IaaS
6 4 (1.19%) SaaS
7 2 (0.60%) Azure Active Directory
7 2 (0.60%) Bluemix
7 2 (0.60%) BrowserStack
7 2 (0.60%) IBM Cloud
8 1 (0.30%) AWS Lambda
8 1 (0.30%) Firebase
8 1 (0.30%) GitHub
8 1 (0.30%) Google Cloud Platform
8 1 (0.30%) Heroku
8 1 (0.30%) IBM Blueworks
8 1 (0.30%) Serverless
8 1 (0.30%) Slack
8 1 (0.30%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 8 (2.38%) Internet
1 8 (2.38%) SSL
2 7 (2.08%) Firewall
3 4 (1.19%) TCP/IP
3 4 (1.19%) VPN
4 3 (0.89%) SAN
5 2 (0.60%) ATM
5 2 (0.60%) DHCP
5 2 (0.60%) DNS
5 2 (0.60%) Ethernet
5 2 (0.60%) HTTP
5 2 (0.60%) Skype
5 2 (0.60%) SSH
6 1 (0.30%) Broadband
6 1 (0.30%) FTP
6 1 (0.30%) LAN
6 1 (0.30%) VLAN
6 1 (0.30%) VoIP
6 1 (0.30%) Wi-Fi
6 1 (0.30%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (5.65%) DB2
2 17 (5.06%) SQL Server
3 14 (4.17%) GIS
3 14 (4.17%) Hadoop
4 12 (3.57%) Relational Database
5 10 (2.98%) MongoDB
6 6 (1.79%) MySQL
6 6 (1.79%) QlikView
7 5 (1.49%) Big Data
7 5 (1.49%) Data Warehouse
7 5 (1.49%) Oracle Database
8 4 (1.19%) Apache Cassandra
8 4 (1.19%) Blockchain
8 4 (1.19%) NoSQL
9 3 (0.89%) Apache Zeppelin
9 3 (0.89%) HBase
9 3 (0.89%) MariaDB
9 3 (0.89%) Spotfire
9 3 (0.89%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 3 (0.89%) Text Mining
Development Applications
1 29 (8.63%) Jenkins
2 23 (6.85%) JIRA
3 17 (5.06%) Git (software)
4 12 (3.57%) Sonatype Nexus
4 12 (3.57%) Subversion
5 11 (3.27%) SonarQube
6 7 (2.08%) Gradle
7 6 (1.79%) Selenium
7 6 (1.79%) Visual Studio
8 5 (1.49%) Maven
9 4 (1.19%) Bitbucket
9 4 (1.19%) ClearCase
9 4 (1.19%) CruiseControl
9 4 (1.19%) ReSharper
10 3 (0.89%) Cucumber
11 2 (0.60%) JUnit
11 2 (0.60%) LoadRunner
11 2 (0.60%) SoapUI
11 2 (0.60%) Team Foundation Server
12 1 (0.30%) XPEDITER
General
1 255 (75.89%) Banking
2 245 (72.92%) Investment Banking
3 221 (65.77%) Finance
4 40 (11.90%) Legal
5 15 (4.46%) Corporate Banking
6 11 (3.27%) Retail Banking
7 5 (1.49%) Financial Institution
8 3 (0.89%) Military
9 2 (0.60%) Advertising
9 2 (0.60%) General Ledger
9 2 (0.60%) Marketing
9 2 (0.60%) Retail
10 1 (0.30%) Aerospace
10 1 (0.30%) Back Office
10 1 (0.30%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 70 (20.83%) Analyst
2 30 (8.93%) Developer
2 30 (8.93%) Project Manager
3 21 (6.25%) Architect
3 21 (6.25%) Business Analyst
4 17 (5.06%) Applications Support
5 11 (3.27%) Data Manager
5 11 (3.27%) Senior Analyst
5 11 (3.27%) Service Analyst
6 10 (2.98%) DevOps Engineer
7 9 (2.68%) Delivery Manager
7 9 (2.68%) Senior Business Analyst
8 8 (2.38%) Automation Test Lead
8 8 (2.38%) Java Developer
8 8 (2.38%) Service Desk Analyst
8 8 (2.38%) Test Leader
9 7 (2.08%) Consultant
9 7 (2.08%) Infrastructure Analyst
9 7 (2.08%) Senior Manager
10 6 (1.79%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 32 (9.52%) Middleware
2 28 (8.33%) Web Services
3 23 (6.85%) .NET
4 22 (6.55%) XML
5 20 (5.95%) .NET Framework
5 20 (5.95%) HTML
6 16 (4.76%) JSON
7 14 (4.17%) ASP.NET
7 14 (4.17%) REST
8 13 (3.87%) AngularJS
8 13 (3.87%) CSS
9 12 (3.57%) HTML5
10 11 (3.27%) J2EE
11 10 (2.98%) Hibernate
11 10 (2.98%) Spring
12 9 (2.68%) jQuery
12 9 (2.68%) SOAP
13 7 (2.08%) ASP.NET Web API
14 6 (1.79%) ASP.NET Web Forms
14 6 (1.79%) JMS
Miscellaneous
1 26 (7.74%) Analytical Skills
2 22 (6.55%) Mainframe
2 22 (6.55%) PMI
3 17 (5.06%) Mobile App
4 16 (4.76%) Management Information System
5 13 (3.87%) User Experience
6 12 (3.57%) Virtual Team
7 9 (2.68%) Fintech
8 5 (1.49%) Blackberry
8 5 (1.49%) Cyberthreat
8 5 (1.49%) iPhone
8 5 (1.49%) Mobile Payment
9 4 (1.19%) Clustering
9 4 (1.19%) Computer Science
9 4 (1.19%) Online Banking
9 4 (1.19%) Smartphone
10 3 (0.89%) Internet of Things
10 3 (0.89%) Robotics
10 3 (0.89%) Social Media
10 3 (0.89%) VSAM
Operating Systems
1 53 (15.77%) Windows
2 47 (13.99%) Unix
3 38 (11.31%) Linux
4 10 (2.98%) Windows 7
5 9 (2.68%) AIX
6 8 (2.38%) Android
7 6 (1.79%) Windows Server
8 5 (1.49%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 5 (1.49%) Solaris
9 4 (1.19%) Apple iOS
9 4 (1.19%) Mac OS
10 3 (0.89%) Windows 10
11 2 (0.60%) Windows 8
11 2 (0.60%) zOS
12 1 (0.30%) Windows Mobile
12 1 (0.30%) Windows Server 2008
12 1 (0.30%) Windows Server 2012
12 1 (0.30%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 245 (72.92%) Wealth Management
2 241 (71.73%) Risk Management
3 113 (33.63%) Agile Software Development
4 84 (25.00%) Information Security
5 65 (19.35%) ITIL
6 58 (17.26%) Project Management
7 55 (16.37%) Stakeholder Management
8 45 (13.39%) SDLC
9 43 (12.80%) Service Management
10 35 (10.42%) Scrum
10 35 (10.42%) Waterfall
11 32 (9.52%) Test Automation
12 28 (8.33%) Change Control
12 28 (8.33%) Continuous Improvement
12 28 (8.33%) DevOps
13 27 (8.04%) Incident Management
14 26 (7.74%) PRINCE2
14 26 (7.74%) TOGAF
15 24 (7.14%) Line Management
16 22 (6.55%) Business Analysis
Programming Languages
1 78 (23.21%) Java
2 56 (16.67%) SQL
3 42 (12.50%) JavaScript
4 20 (5.95%) Python
5 17 (5.06%) C#
6 15 (4.46%) Perl
7 10 (2.98%) COBOL
7 10 (2.98%) Shell Script
8 8 (2.38%) PowerShell
9 6 (1.79%) PHP
10 5 (1.49%) Assembly Language
11 4 (1.19%) REXX
12 3 (0.89%) Bash Shell
12 3 (0.89%) R
12 3 (0.89%) Scala
12 3 (0.89%) VBA
13 2 (0.60%) Groovy
13 2 (0.60%) JCL
13 2 (0.60%) Korn
13 2 (0.60%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 26 (7.74%) PMI Certification
2 19 (5.65%) Degree
2 19 (5.65%) ITIL Certification
3 16 (4.76%) PMP
4 9 (2.68%) CISSP
5 8 (2.38%) APMG
6 7 (2.08%) CISA
6 7 (2.08%) CISM
7 5 (1.49%) CEH
8 4 (1.19%) ISTQB
8 4 (1.19%) Postgraduate
8 4 (1.19%) Sun Certification
9 3 (0.89%) PgMP
10 2 (0.60%) Computer Science Degree
10 2 (0.60%) ISEB
10 2 (0.60%) PhD
11 1 (0.30%) CCDA
11 1 (0.30%) CCNA
11 1 (0.30%) Cisco Certification
11 1 (0.30%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 25 (7.44%) QA
2 16 (4.76%) COBIT
3 12 (3.57%) PMO
3 12 (3.57%) SLA
4 9 (2.68%) PSD2
5 8 (2.38%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 8 (2.38%) PMBOK
6 6 (1.79%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
7 4 (1.19%) GDPR
8 1 (0.30%) DO-254
8 1 (0.30%) ISO 9001
8 1 (0.30%) PCI DSS
8 1 (0.30%) SEPA
System Software
1 17 (5.06%) Active Directory
2 15 (4.46%) Docker
3 3 (0.89%) Time Sharing Option
4 2 (0.60%) PowerHA
4 2 (0.60%) Tivoli Directory Server
4 2 (0.60%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (0.30%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 16 (4.76%) Opscode Chef
2 11 (3.27%) Kubernetes
3 8 (2.38%) CA Wily
4 7 (2.08%) BladeLogic
4 7 (2.08%) Puppet
5 6 (1.79%) HP Quality Center
5 6 (1.79%) SCOM
6 4 (1.19%) Ansible
7 3 (0.89%) Ganglia
7 3 (0.89%) Nagios
7 3 (0.89%) Netcool
7 3 (0.89%) Oozie
8 2 (0.60%) CFEngine
8 2 (0.60%) Packer
8 2 (0.60%) Terraform
8 2 (0.60%) Tivoli
8 2 (0.60%) Tivoli Identity Manager
9 1 (0.30%) Microsoft Intune
9 1 (0.30%) SCCM
9 1 (0.30%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 43 (12.80%) Oracle
2 31 (9.23%) Microsoft
3 22 (6.55%) IBM
4 15 (4.46%) Splunk
5 13 (3.87%) AppDynamics
5 13 (3.87%) HP
6 12 (3.57%) Ab Initio
7 10 (2.98%) ServiceNow
8 9 (2.68%) Citrix
9 8 (2.38%) Red Hat
10 7 (2.08%) Informatica
11 6 (1.79%) CA
11 6 (1.79%) CA Agile Central
11 6 (1.79%) Sun
11 6 (1.79%) Teradata
12 5 (1.49%) Intapp
12 5 (1.49%) Salesforce.com
13 4 (1.19%) Chordiant
13 4 (1.19%) Tableau
14 3 (0.89%) GoldenSource