Period
to 19 September 2017

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 19 September 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Law
England > North West
6 months to
19 Sep 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 189 216 210
Rank change year-on-year +27 -6 +33
Permanent jobs citing Law 199 139 174
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 1.51% 1.18% 1.33%
As % of the General category 3.71% 3.14% 3.52%
Number of salaries quoted 101 111 105
North West median annual salary £52,500 £42,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +23.53% +21.43% +6.06%
10th Percentile £28,750 £27,500 £22,500
90th Percentile £67,500 £63,750 £62,500
England median annual salary £52,500 £52,500 £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 5358 4432 4937
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 40.55% 37.52% 37.72%
Number of salaries quoted 3893 3635 3874
North West median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% - -
10th Percentile £25,940 £24,000 £24,500
90th Percentile £66,250 £63,750 £65,000
England median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +5.00% - -

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 19 September 2017.

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 19 September 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
Manchester -52 98 £53,000 +24.71% 11
Cheshire - 83 £30,625 - 1
Merseyside -1 16 £29,500 -9.23% 3
Law
England

For the 6 months to 19 September 2017, IT jobs citing Law 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 North West region with a requirement for Law.

1 89 (44.72%) Banking
2 71 (35.68%) Finance
3 64 (32.16%) JavaScript
4 62 (31.16%) Agile Software Development
5 56 (28.14%) SQL Server
6 54 (27.14%) .NET
7 53 (26.63%) C#
8 50 (25.13%) MVC
8 50 (25.13%) Investment Banking
9 49 (24.62%) Wealth Management
10 48 (24.12%) XML
11 46 (23.12%) SQL
11 46 (23.12%) Risk Management
12 44 (22.11%) HTML
13 43 (21.61%) ASP.NET
14 38 (19.10%) CSS
14 38 (19.10%) Microsoft
15 37 (18.59%) ASP.NET Web API
16 36 (18.09%) JSON
16 36 (18.09%) Java
16 36 (18.09%) ITIL
16 36 (18.09%) Information Security
17 34 (17.09%) Web Services
17 34 (17.09%) WCF
17 34 (17.09%) jQuery
17 34 (17.09%) AngularJS
17 34 (17.09%) Mobile App
18 33 (16.58%) Coaching
18 33 (16.58%) .NET Framework
18 33 (16.58%) Visual Studio

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 20 (10.05%) CMS
2 18 (9.05%) EPiServer
3 10 (5.03%) SharePoint
4 9 (4.52%) WebSphere
5 7 (3.52%) WebLogic
6 6 (3.02%) Confluence
7 5 (2.51%) JBoss
8 4 (2.01%) MS Exchange
9 3 (1.51%) Apache
9 3 (1.51%) Tomcat
10 2 (1.01%) Adobe Experience Manager
10 2 (1.01%) CICS
10 2 (1.01%) IIS
11 1 (0.50%) MS Project Server
11 1 (0.50%) Skype for Business
11 1 (0.50%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 17 (8.54%) Microsoft Excel
2 13 (6.53%) Microsoft Office
3 6 (3.02%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 5 (2.51%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.50%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 3 (1.51%) Visualfiles
2 2 (1.01%) BASE24
3 1 (0.50%) Oracle ERP
3 1 (0.50%) Workfront
Cloud Services
1 4 (2.01%) PaaS
2 2 (1.01%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (1.01%) Cloud Computing
2 2 (1.01%) IBM Blueworks
2 2 (1.01%) SaaS
3 1 (0.50%) IaaS
3 1 (0.50%) iPaaS
3 1 (0.50%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.50%) Office 365
3 1 (0.50%) OneDrive
3 1 (0.50%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 4 (2.01%) Firewall
1 4 (2.01%) Junos
1 4 (2.01%) MPLS
1 4 (2.01%) Network Security
1 4 (2.01%) VLAN
2 3 (1.51%) SSL
3 2 (1.01%) DHCP
3 2 (1.01%) DNS
3 2 (1.01%) Ethernet
3 2 (1.01%) Internet
3 2 (1.01%) IP Telephony
3 2 (1.01%) LAN
3 2 (1.01%) SSH
3 2 (1.01%) TCP/IP
3 2 (1.01%) WAN
4 1 (0.50%) LDAP
4 1 (0.50%) SAN
4 1 (0.50%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 56 (28.14%) SQL Server
2 15 (7.54%) Relational Database
3 11 (5.53%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 9 (4.52%) RDBMS
5 7 (3.52%) Big Data
5 7 (3.52%) GIS
6 4 (2.01%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 3 (1.51%) SQL Server 2008
8 2 (1.01%) DB2
8 2 (1.01%) IDOL
8 2 (1.01%) MongoDB
8 2 (1.01%) MySQL
9 1 (0.50%) Hadoop
9 1 (0.50%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 33 (16.58%) Subversion
1 33 (16.58%) Visual Studio
2 29 (14.57%) Git (software)
3 26 (13.07%) JIRA
4 23 (11.56%) SonarQube
5 20 (10.05%) ReSharper
6 14 (7.04%) CruiseControl
7 8 (4.02%) NUnit
8 6 (3.02%) Maven
8 6 (3.02%) Team Foundation Server
9 4 (2.01%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
10 3 (1.51%) Eclipse
10 3 (1.51%) JUnit
11 1 (0.50%) ClearCase
11 1 (0.50%) gulp
11 1 (0.50%) Jenkins
11 1 (0.50%) Mercurial
11 1 (0.50%) Sonatype Nexus
11 1 (0.50%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
11 1 (0.50%) XPEDITER
General
1 89 (44.72%) Banking
2 71 (35.68%) Finance
3 50 (25.13%) Investment Banking
4 32 (16.08%) Financial Institution
5 31 (15.58%) Corporate Banking
6 29 (14.57%) Legal
7 4 (2.01%) Military
8 3 (1.51%) Telecoms
9 2 (1.01%) Aerospace
9 2 (1.01%) Marketing
9 2 (1.01%) Retail
9 2 (1.01%) Retail Banking
10 1 (0.50%) Advertising
10 1 (0.50%) Back Office
10 1 (0.50%) Electronics
10 1 (0.50%) French Language
10 1 (0.50%) German Language
Job Titles
1 52 (26.13%) Developer
2 23 (11.56%) Analyst
3 16 (8.04%) .NET Developer
4 13 (6.53%) Full Stack Developer
5 12 (6.03%) Microsoft Developer
6 11 (5.53%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
6 11 (5.53%) Java Developer
7 10 (5.03%) Applications Support
7 10 (5.03%) C# .NET Developer
7 10 (5.03%) C# Developer
7 10 (5.03%) Development Manager
7 10 (5.03%) Digital Developer
8 7 (3.52%) ASP.NET Developer
8 7 (3.52%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
8 7 (3.52%) C# ASP.NET Developer
8 7 (3.52%) Project Manager
9 6 (3.02%) Designer
9 6 (3.02%) Interface Designer
9 6 (3.02%) Stakeholder Manager
9 6 (3.02%) UI Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 54 (27.14%) .NET
2 48 (24.12%) XML
3 44 (22.11%) HTML
4 43 (21.61%) ASP.NET
5 38 (19.10%) CSS
6 37 (18.59%) ASP.NET Web API
7 36 (18.09%) JSON
8 34 (17.09%) AngularJS
8 34 (17.09%) jQuery
8 34 (17.09%) WCF
8 34 (17.09%) Web Services
9 33 (16.58%) .NET Framework
10 31 (15.58%) HTML5
11 27 (13.57%) XSLT
12 26 (13.07%) REST
12 26 (13.07%) Twitter Bootstrap
13 25 (12.56%) CSS3
13 25 (12.56%) LINQ
14 24 (12.06%) ADO.NET
15 23 (11.56%) ASP.NET Web Forms
Miscellaneous
1 34 (17.09%) Mobile App
2 25 (12.56%) Contactless
3 17 (8.54%) User Experience
4 14 (7.04%) Analytical Skills
4 14 (7.04%) Management Information System
5 7 (3.52%) iPad
6 6 (3.02%) Data Centre
7 5 (2.51%) PMI
8 4 (2.01%) Data Structures
8 4 (2.01%) Virtual Team
9 3 (1.51%) Mainframe
9 3 (1.51%) Social Media
10 2 (1.01%) Algorithms
10 2 (1.01%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
10 2 (1.01%) IVR
11 1 (0.50%) Computer Science
11 1 (0.50%) Data Protection Act
11 1 (0.50%) IBM Mainframe
11 1 (0.50%) iPhone
11 1 (0.50%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 29 (14.57%) Windows
2 13 (6.53%) Unix
3 9 (4.52%) Windows Server
4 8 (4.02%) Linux
5 5 (2.51%) AIX
5 5 (2.51%) Windows 7
6 3 (1.51%) Solaris
6 3 (1.51%) Windows 10
7 2 (1.01%) Android
7 2 (1.01%) Apple iOS
7 2 (1.01%) Mac OS
7 2 (1.01%) Windows Server 2008
7 2 (1.01%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 62 (31.16%) Agile Software Development
2 50 (25.13%) MVC
3 49 (24.62%) Wealth Management
4 46 (23.12%) Risk Management
5 36 (18.09%) Information Security
5 36 (18.09%) ITIL
6 33 (16.58%) Coaching
7 27 (13.57%) Test Automation
8 23 (11.56%) Scrum
8 23 (11.56%) SDLC
8 23 (11.56%) Stakeholder Management
9 22 (11.06%) Continuous Integration
9 22 (11.06%) Unit Testing
10 21 (10.55%) Project Management
10 21 (10.55%) Waterfall
11 20 (10.05%) Code Coverage
12 18 (9.05%) Responsive Web Design
13 17 (8.54%) OO
13 17 (8.54%) Service Management
14 16 (8.04%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 64 (32.16%) JavaScript
2 53 (26.63%) C#
3 46 (23.12%) SQL
4 36 (18.09%) Java
5 18 (9.05%) XPath
6 6 (3.02%) PowerShell
7 4 (2.01%) Shell Script
8 2 (1.01%) Assembly Language
8 2 (1.01%) C++
8 2 (1.01%) COBOL
8 2 (1.01%) Perl
8 2 (1.01%) T-SQL
9 1 (0.50%) AWK
9 1 (0.50%) Bash Shell
9 1 (0.50%) C
9 1 (0.50%) JCL
9 1 (0.50%) Python
9 1 (0.50%) REXX
9 1 (0.50%) sed
9 1 (0.50%) VBA
Qualifications
1 12 (6.03%) ITIL Certification
2 6 (3.02%) Degree
3 5 (2.51%) PMI Certification
4 3 (1.51%) ISEB
4 3 (1.51%) PMP
5 2 (1.01%) APMG
5 2 (1.01%) MCP
5 2 (1.01%) MOS
5 2 (1.01%) PgMP
6 1 (0.50%) CISA
6 1 (0.50%) CISSP
6 1 (0.50%) Computer Science Degree
6 1 (0.50%) MCSA
6 1 (0.50%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (0.50%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 1 (0.50%) Server+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (5.03%) SLA
2 7 (3.52%) COBIT
2 7 (3.52%) QA
3 4 (2.01%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 4 (2.01%) PMO
4 3 (1.51%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
4 3 (1.51%) PCI DSS
5 2 (1.01%) DO-254
5 2 (1.01%) PMBOK
6 1 (0.50%) Data Quality
System Software
1 13 (6.53%) Active Directory
2 4 (2.01%) ProxySG
2 4 (2.01%) XenApp
3 3 (1.51%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (0.50%) Time Sharing Option
4 1 (0.50%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 4 (2.01%) CA Wily
2 3 (1.51%) BladeLogic
2 3 (1.51%) SCOM
3 2 (1.01%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (1.01%) WSUS
4 1 (0.50%) SCCM
Vendors
1 38 (19.10%) Microsoft
2 13 (6.53%) Oracle
3 5 (2.51%) AppDynamics
3 5 (2.51%) Splunk
3 5 (2.51%) VMware
4 4 (2.01%) Blue Coat
4 4 (2.01%) CheckPoint
4 4 (2.01%) Citrix
4 4 (2.01%) iManage
4 4 (2.01%) Juniper
4 4 (2.01%) Palo Alto
4 4 (2.01%) Xerox
5 3 (1.51%) Avaya
5 3 (1.51%) IBM
5 3 (1.51%) LexisNexis
5 3 (1.51%) McAfee
5 3 (1.51%) Perforce
5 3 (1.51%) Salesforce.com
6 2 (1.01%) CA
6 2 (1.01%) Mitel