Period
to 25 April 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 25 April 2018 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Law
England > North West
6 months to
25 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 119 250 167
Rank change year-on-year +131 -83 +52
Permanent jobs citing Law 359 108 194
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 2.78% 0.88% 1.71%
As % of the General category 6.66% 2.44% 4.13%
Number of salaries quoted 61 95 114
North West median annual salary £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.88% +6.25% +29.03%
10th Percentile £24,500 £27,000 £24,000
90th Percentile £82,500 £65,000 £57,500
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year - -4.76% +10.53%

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 5,392 4,427 4,693
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 41.79% 36.16% 41.41%
Number of salaries quoted 4,102 3,438 3,755
North West median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.50% - -
10th Percentile £27,500 £24,500 £23,750
90th Percentile £67,500 £63,750 £62,500
England median annual salary £52,500 £50,001 £50,000
% change year-on-year +5.00% +0.00% -

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 25 April 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 25 April 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 +101 283 £75,000 +25.00% 6
Manchester -7 59 £40,000 -9.09% 31
Merseyside +14 15 £28,500 -28.75% 16
Lancashire - 1 £27,000 -
Law
England

For the 6 months to 25 April 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.

1 287 (79.94%) Banking
2 284 (79.11%) Risk Management
3 281 (78.27%) Investment Banking
3 281 (78.27%) Wealth Management
4 248 (69.08%) Finance
5 125 (34.82%) Agile Software Development
6 78 (21.73%) Information Security
7 71 (19.78%) Project Management
8 70 (19.50%) Java
9 56 (15.60%) ITIL
10 55 (15.32%) Windows
11 51 (14.21%) Stakeholder Management
12 49 (13.65%) Unix
13 48 (13.37%) SDLC
14 47 (13.09%) DevOps
14 47 (13.09%) SQL
15 46 (12.81%) Jenkins
16 45 (12.53%) Linux
17 44 (12.26%) Service Management
18 43 (11.98%) Problem-Solving
19 42 (11.70%) Legal
20 40 (11.14%) Scrum
20 40 (11.14%) Oracle
20 40 (11.14%) Analytical Skills
21 37 (10.31%) Waterfall
22 35 (9.75%) Middleware
23 33 (9.19%) Microsoft
24 31 (8.64%) PRINCE2
25 30 (8.36%) Opscode Chef
26 29 (8.08%) Python

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 25 (6.96%) Confluence
1 25 (6.96%) WebSphere
2 22 (6.13%) JBoss
3 13 (3.62%) SharePoint
4 11 (3.06%) CICS
5 10 (2.79%) Tomcat
6 8 (2.23%) Apache
7 6 (1.67%) Apache Spark
7 6 (1.67%) MS Exchange
8 5 (1.39%) WebSphere Application Server
9 4 (1.11%) WordPress
10 3 (0.84%) Jupyter
10 3 (0.84%) WebLogic
11 2 (0.56%) CMS
11 2 (0.56%) Moodle
11 2 (0.56%) OpenStack
11 2 (0.56%) SAS
11 2 (0.56%) Tuxedo
12 1 (0.28%) Adobe Experience Manager
12 1 (0.28%) Cloud Foundry
Applications
1 25 (6.96%) Microsoft Office
2 19 (5.29%) Microsoft Excel
3 14 (3.90%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 6 (1.67%) Microsoft Project
4 6 (1.67%) MS Visio
5 3 (0.84%) Spreadsheet
6 1 (0.28%) Adobe Illustrator
6 1 (0.28%) OmniGraffle
6 1 (0.28%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 4 (1.11%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.56%) BusinessWorks
2 2 (0.56%) CaseMap
2 2 (0.56%) Concordance
2 2 (0.56%) LexisNexis TimeMap
2 2 (0.56%) Veritas eDiscovery
2 2 (0.56%) Visualfiles
3 1 (0.28%) Carpe Diem
3 1 (0.28%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
3 1 (0.28%) Oracle BPM
3 1 (0.28%) Salesforce.com CRM
Cloud Services
1 19 (5.29%) OpenShift
2 18 (5.01%) Amazon AWS
3 6 (1.67%) Microsoft Azure
3 6 (1.67%) PaaS
4 5 (1.39%) Office 365
5 4 (1.11%) Dynamics 365
6 3 (0.84%) NuGet
7 2 (0.56%) Bluemix
7 2 (0.56%) BrowserStack
7 2 (0.56%) IaaS
7 2 (0.56%) IBM Cloud
7 2 (0.56%) Serverless
8 1 (0.28%) AWS Lambda
8 1 (0.28%) GitHub
8 1 (0.28%) Heroku
8 1 (0.28%) npm
8 1 (0.28%) SaaS
8 1 (0.28%) Salesforce Service Cloud
8 1 (0.28%) Slack
8 1 (0.28%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 10 (2.79%) Internet
1 10 (2.79%) SSL
2 8 (2.23%) Firewall
3 3 (0.84%) TCP/IP
3 3 (0.84%) VPN
4 2 (0.56%) ATM
4 2 (0.56%) HTTP
4 2 (0.56%) SAN
4 2 (0.56%) Skype
5 1 (0.28%) Broadband
5 1 (0.28%) DHCP
5 1 (0.28%) Ethernet
5 1 (0.28%) FTP
5 1 (0.28%) LAN
5 1 (0.28%) Network Security
5 1 (0.28%) Softphone
5 1 (0.28%) SSH
5 1 (0.28%) VLAN
5 1 (0.28%) WebEx
5 1 (0.28%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (6.41%) SQL Server
2 17 (4.74%) DB2
3 16 (4.46%) Hadoop
4 12 (3.34%) GIS
4 12 (3.34%) MongoDB
5 10 (2.79%) Relational Database
6 7 (1.95%) MySQL
6 7 (1.95%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 6 (1.67%) Data Warehouse
7 6 (1.67%) Oracle Database
7 6 (1.67%) QlikView
8 5 (1.39%) Big Data
8 5 (1.39%) NoSQL
9 4 (1.11%) Apache Cassandra
9 4 (1.11%) Blockchain
9 4 (1.11%) MariaDB
9 4 (1.11%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 3 (0.84%) Spotfire
10 3 (0.84%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 3 (0.84%) Text Mining
Development Applications
1 46 (12.81%) Jenkins
2 27 (7.52%) JIRA
3 24 (6.69%) Git (software)
4 20 (5.57%) Sonatype Nexus
5 14 (3.90%) Bitbucket
5 14 (3.90%) CA Release Automation
6 9 (2.51%) SonarQube
7 8 (2.23%) Selenium
8 7 (1.95%) Gradle
8 7 (1.95%) Team Foundation Server
9 5 (1.39%) Maven
9 5 (1.39%) Octopus Deploy
9 5 (1.39%) Subversion
10 4 (1.11%) Cucumber
10 4 (1.11%) Eclipse
10 4 (1.11%) TeamCity
11 3 (0.84%) Bower
11 3 (0.84%) SOAtest
12 2 (0.56%) Sikuli
12 2 (0.56%) SoapUI
General
1 287 (79.94%) Banking
2 281 (78.27%) Investment Banking
3 248 (69.08%) Finance
4 42 (11.70%) Legal
5 13 (3.62%) Corporate Banking
6 12 (3.34%) Retail Banking
7 7 (1.95%) Retail
8 4 (1.11%) Manufacturing
9 2 (0.56%) Advertising
9 2 (0.56%) Financial Institution
9 2 (0.56%) General Ledger
10 1 (0.28%) Military
10 1 (0.28%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 83 (23.12%) Analyst
2 32 (8.91%) Developer
3 27 (7.52%) Project Manager
4 24 (6.69%) Business Analyst
5 21 (5.85%) Architect
6 17 (4.74%) DevOps Engineer
7 12 (3.34%) Service Analyst
8 10 (2.79%) Consultant
8 10 (2.79%) Senior Analyst
9 9 (2.51%) Senior Business Analyst
10 8 (2.23%) Junior
11 7 (1.95%) Infrastructure Technician
11 7 (1.95%) Java Developer
11 7 (1.95%) Lead Architect
11 7 (1.95%) Programme Manager
11 7 (1.95%) Security Engineer
11 7 (1.95%) Software Engineer
12 6 (1.67%) Delivery Manager
12 6 (1.67%) Technical Manager
12 6 (1.67%) Transition Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 35 (9.75%) Middleware
2 24 (6.69%) Web Services
3 18 (5.01%) HTML
4 17 (4.74%) .NET
5 14 (3.90%) .NET Framework
5 14 (3.90%) REST
5 14 (3.90%) XML
6 13 (3.62%) CSS
6 13 (3.62%) JSON
7 10 (2.79%) AngularJS
7 10 (2.79%) HTML5
7 10 (2.79%) J2EE
7 10 (2.79%) jQuery
7 10 (2.79%) SOAP
8 9 (2.51%) Spring
9 6 (1.67%) Hibernate
9 6 (1.67%) Node.js
9 6 (1.67%) RESTful
10 5 (1.39%) Elastic Stack
11 4 (1.11%) Ionic Framework
Miscellaneous
1 40 (11.14%) Analytical Skills
2 23 (6.41%) Mainframe
3 18 (5.01%) Management Information System
4 17 (4.74%) PMI
5 14 (3.90%) Virtual Team
6 10 (2.79%) Mobile App
7 9 (2.51%) Fintech
8 8 (2.23%) Data Centre
8 8 (2.23%) User Experience
9 6 (1.67%) IVR
9 6 (1.67%) Mobile Payment
9 6 (1.67%) Self-Motivation
10 5 (1.39%) Cyberthreat
10 5 (1.39%) PKI
11 4 (1.11%) Clustering
11 4 (1.11%) Computer Science
11 4 (1.11%) Online Banking
11 4 (1.11%) Social Media
12 3 (0.84%) Robotics
12 3 (0.84%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 55 (15.32%) Windows
2 49 (13.65%) Unix
3 45 (12.53%) Linux
4 9 (2.51%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 8 (2.23%) AIX
6 6 (1.67%) Windows 7
7 5 (1.39%) Windows 10
8 4 (1.11%) Android
8 4 (1.11%) Apple iOS
9 3 (0.84%) Solaris
9 3 (0.84%) Windows Server
10 2 (0.56%) zOS
11 1 (0.28%) Mac OS
11 1 (0.28%) Windows 8
11 1 (0.28%) Windows Mobile
11 1 (0.28%) Windows Server 2008
11 1 (0.28%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 284 (79.11%) Risk Management
2 281 (78.27%) Wealth Management
3 125 (34.82%) Agile Software Development
4 78 (21.73%) Information Security
5 71 (19.78%) Project Management
6 56 (15.60%) ITIL
7 51 (14.21%) Stakeholder Management
8 48 (13.37%) SDLC
9 47 (13.09%) DevOps
10 44 (12.26%) Service Management
11 43 (11.98%) Problem-Solving
12 40 (11.14%) Scrum
13 37 (10.31%) Waterfall
14 31 (8.64%) PRINCE2
15 26 (7.24%) Change Control
16 24 (6.69%) Programme Management
17 22 (6.13%) Programme Delivery
18 21 (5.85%) Change Management
19 20 (5.57%) Business Analysis
19 20 (5.57%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 70 (19.50%) Java
2 47 (13.09%) SQL
3 29 (8.08%) Python
4 28 (7.80%) JavaScript
5 17 (4.74%) C#
6 15 (4.18%) Perl
7 12 (3.34%) Shell Script
8 9 (2.51%) COBOL
9 8 (2.23%) PowerShell
10 7 (1.95%) PHP
11 5 (1.39%) Ruby
12 3 (0.84%) Bash Shell
12 3 (0.84%) R
12 3 (0.84%) REXX
12 3 (0.84%) Scala
12 3 (0.84%) T-SQL
12 3 (0.84%) VBA
13 2 (0.56%) Go
13 2 (0.56%) TypeScript
13 2 (0.56%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 25 (6.96%) Degree
2 21 (5.85%) PMI Certification
3 15 (4.18%) PMP
4 11 (3.06%) ITIL Certification
5 10 (2.79%) CISSP
6 9 (2.51%) TOGAF Certification
7 8 (2.23%) CISM
7 8 (2.23%) ISEB
8 7 (1.95%) CISA
8 7 (1.95%) ISTQB
9 6 (1.67%) ISEB Practitioner
9 6 (1.67%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
10 5 (1.39%) CEH
11 4 (1.11%) APMG
11 4 (1.11%) Postgraduate
12 3 (0.84%) CIMA
12 3 (0.84%) Computer Science Degree
12 3 (0.84%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
12 3 (0.84%) Sun Certification
13 2 (0.56%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 25 (6.96%) QA
2 19 (5.29%) PMO
3 11 (3.06%) COBIT
3 11 (3.06%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 9 (2.51%) PSD2
5 7 (1.95%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
5 7 (1.95%) SLA
6 4 (1.11%) PMBOK
7 3 (0.84%) COSO
7 3 (0.84%) Data Quality
7 3 (0.84%) GDPR
8 2 (0.56%) PCI DSS
9 1 (0.28%) ISO 22301
9 1 (0.28%) ISO 9001
9 1 (0.28%) SEPA
System Software
1 24 (6.69%) Docker
2 13 (3.62%) Active Directory
3 2 (0.56%) PowerHA
3 2 (0.56%) Time Sharing Option
3 2 (0.56%) Tivoli Directory Server
3 2 (0.56%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (0.28%) Varnish
4 1 (0.28%) Virtual Machines
4 1 (0.28%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 30 (8.36%) Opscode Chef
2 16 (4.46%) Kubernetes
3 11 (3.06%) BladeLogic
4 10 (2.79%) Puppet
5 8 (2.23%) Ansible
5 8 (2.23%) CA Wily
6 6 (1.67%) HP Quality Center
6 6 (1.67%) Terraform
7 5 (1.39%) Packer
8 4 (1.11%) Nagios
9 3 (0.84%) Oozie
9 3 (0.84%) Tivoli
10 2 (0.56%) CFEngine
10 2 (0.56%) Netcool
10 2 (0.56%) SCOM
10 2 (0.56%) Tivoli Identity Manager
11 1 (0.28%) Ganglia
11 1 (0.28%) Microsoft Intune
11 1 (0.28%) Netcool/OMNIbus
11 1 (0.28%) Tivoli Monitoring
Vendors
1 40 (11.14%) Oracle
2 33 (9.19%) Microsoft
3 23 (6.41%) IBM
4 14 (3.90%) Red Hat
5 11 (3.06%) Ab Initio
6 10 (2.79%) HP
6 10 (2.79%) Teradata
7 9 (2.51%) CA
8 8 (2.23%) CA Agile Central
8 8 (2.23%) ServiceNow
8 8 (2.23%) Splunk
9 7 (1.95%) Sun
10 6 (1.67%) AppDynamics
10 6 (1.67%) Informatica
10 6 (1.67%) Tableau
11 5 (1.39%) GoldenSource
12 4 (1.11%) Cognos
13 3 (0.84%) Alteryx
13 3 (0.84%) Cloudera
13 3 (0.84%) Salesforce.com