Period
to 21 November 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 21 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Law
England > North West
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 150 235 175
Rank change year-on-year +85 -60 +50
Permanent jobs citing Law 272 132 218
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 2.04% 1.06% 1.68%
As % of the General category 4.78% 2.91% 4.45%
Number of salaries quoted 87 126 141
North West median annual salary £40,000 £44,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -10.11% +18.67% +7.14%
10th Percentile £25,300 £27,500 £22,500
90th Percentile £67,500 £64,375 £65,000
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 5696 4539 4894
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 42.73% 36.49% 37.82%
Number of salaries quoted 4162 3666 3890
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 £26,250 £25,000 £24,500
90th Percentile £66,250 £63,750 £65,000
England median annual salary £52,500 £52,010 £50,000
% change year-on-year +0.94% +4.02% -

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 21 November 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 21 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
Cheshire +94 155 £35,000 -41.67% 12
Manchester -12 102 £40,000 -15.79% 18
Merseyside +5 13 £33,000 -2.22%
Law
England

For the 6 months to 21 November 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.

1 158 (58.09%) Banking
2 139 (51.10%) Finance
3 119 (43.75%) Investment Banking
3 119 (43.75%) Wealth Management
4 116 (42.65%) Risk Management
5 84 (30.88%) Agile Software Development
6 63 (23.16%) Information Security
7 61 (22.43%) ITIL
8 57 (20.96%) JavaScript
9 56 (20.59%) Java
10 49 (18.01%) SQL
10 49 (18.01%) Stakeholder Management
11 42 (15.44%) Project Management
11 42 (15.44%) Microsoft
12 41 (15.07%) SQL Server
13 40 (14.71%) .NET
13 40 (14.71%) Mobile App
14 39 (14.34%) XML
15 38 (13.97%) C#
15 38 (13.97%) Legal
15 38 (13.97%) SDLC
16 36 (13.24%) Corporate Banking
17 34 (12.50%) MVC
18 33 (12.13%) Financial Institution
18 33 (12.13%) Service Management
18 33 (12.13%) HTML
18 33 (12.13%) Web Services
19 32 (11.76%) Windows
19 32 (11.76%) Coaching
20 31 (11.40%) Test Automation

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 13 (4.78%) WebSphere
2 12 (4.41%) CMS
3 11 (4.04%) EPiServer
4 10 (3.68%) JBoss
4 10 (3.68%) SharePoint
5 7 (2.57%) WebLogic
6 6 (2.21%) Confluence
7 5 (1.84%) Apache
7 5 (1.84%) CICS
8 4 (1.47%) MS Exchange
8 4 (1.47%) Tomcat
9 3 (1.10%) IIS
9 3 (1.10%) WebSphere Application Server
10 2 (0.74%) Adobe Experience Manager
10 2 (0.74%) Apache Spark
10 2 (0.74%) Skype for Business
11 1 (0.37%) Cloud Foundry
11 1 (0.37%) Exchange Server 2010
11 1 (0.37%) MS Project Server
11 1 (0.37%) WordPress
Applications
1 20 (7.35%) Microsoft Office
2 17 (6.25%) Microsoft Excel
3 10 (3.68%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 6 (2.21%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.37%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 2 (0.74%) BASE24
1 2 (0.74%) Visualfiles
2 1 (0.37%) Oracle ERP
2 1 (0.37%) Workfront
Cloud Services
1 12 (4.41%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (2.57%) PaaS
3 6 (2.21%) Office 365
4 5 (1.84%) Microsoft Azure
5 4 (1.47%) IaaS
5 4 (1.47%) SaaS
6 3 (1.10%) Cloud Computing
6 3 (1.10%) IBM Blueworks
7 2 (0.74%) Azure Active Directory
7 2 (0.74%) Bluemix
7 2 (0.74%) IBM Cloud
7 2 (0.74%) OpenShift
8 1 (0.37%) AWS Lambda
8 1 (0.37%) BrowserStack
8 1 (0.37%) Firebase
8 1 (0.37%) Google Cloud Platform
8 1 (0.37%) iPaaS
8 1 (0.37%) Serverless
8 1 (0.37%) Slack
8 1 (0.37%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 5 (1.84%) Firewall
1 5 (1.84%) SSL
2 4 (1.47%) Internet
3 3 (1.10%) TCP/IP
3 3 (1.10%) VPN
4 2 (0.74%) DNS
4 2 (0.74%) Ethernet
4 2 (0.74%) Skype
4 2 (0.74%) SSH
5 1 (0.37%) DHCP
5 1 (0.37%) HTTP
5 1 (0.37%) LAN
5 1 (0.37%) LDAP
5 1 (0.37%) SAN
5 1 (0.37%) VoIP
5 1 (0.37%) WAN
5 1 (0.37%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 41 (15.07%) SQL Server
2 15 (5.51%) Relational Database
3 10 (3.68%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 9 (3.31%) DB2
5 7 (2.57%) Big Data
5 7 (2.57%) GIS
6 6 (2.21%) RDBMS
7 4 (1.47%) QlikView
8 3 (1.10%) Blockchain
8 3 (1.10%) Hadoop
9 2 (0.74%) Crystal Reports
9 2 (0.74%) MongoDB
9 2 (0.74%) MySQL
9 2 (0.74%) Oracle Database
9 2 (0.74%) Qlik Sense
9 2 (0.74%) Spotfire
10 1 (0.37%) PowerCenter
10 1 (0.37%) Redis
10 1 (0.37%) SQL Server 2008
10 1 (0.37%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 27 (9.93%) Subversion
2 21 (7.72%) JIRA
3 20 (7.35%) Git (software)
3 20 (7.35%) Visual Studio
4 18 (6.62%) SonarQube
5 13 (4.78%) ReSharper
6 10 (3.68%) CruiseControl
7 6 (2.21%) Team Foundation Server
8 5 (1.84%) Jenkins
9 4 (1.47%) Maven
10 3 (1.10%) ClearCase
10 3 (1.10%) JUnit
10 3 (1.10%) NUnit
11 2 (0.74%) Bitbucket
11 2 (0.74%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
12 1 (0.37%) CircleCI
12 1 (0.37%) gulp
12 1 (0.37%) Sonatype Nexus
12 1 (0.37%) Travis CI
12 1 (0.37%) Wercker
General
1 158 (58.09%) Banking
2 139 (51.10%) Finance
3 119 (43.75%) Investment Banking
4 38 (13.97%) Legal
5 36 (13.24%) Corporate Banking
6 33 (12.13%) Financial Institution
7 6 (2.21%) Retail Banking
8 4 (1.47%) Military
9 3 (1.10%) Advertising
9 3 (1.10%) Marketing
9 3 (1.10%) Telecoms
10 2 (0.74%) Aerospace
11 1 (0.37%) Back Office
11 1 (0.37%) Electronics
11 1 (0.37%) French Language
11 1 (0.37%) Retail
Job Titles
1 47 (17.28%) Analyst
2 43 (15.81%) Developer
3 19 (6.99%) Project Manager
4 17 (6.25%) Applications Support
5 11 (4.04%) Full Stack Developer
6 10 (3.68%) Java Developer
6 10 (3.68%) Microsoft Developer
7 9 (3.31%) Business Analyst
7 9 (3.31%) Data Manager
7 9 (3.31%) Service Analyst
8 8 (2.94%) .NET Developer
8 8 (2.94%) Architect
8 8 (2.94%) Digital Developer
8 8 (2.94%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
9 7 (2.57%) Automation Test Lead
9 7 (2.57%) Consultant
9 7 (2.57%) Senior Analyst
9 7 (2.57%) Service Desk Analyst
9 7 (2.57%) Support Analyst
9 7 (2.57%) Test Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 40 (14.71%) .NET
2 39 (14.34%) XML
3 33 (12.13%) HTML
3 33 (12.13%) Web Services
4 30 (11.03%) JSON
5 29 (10.66%) ASP.NET
6 26 (9.56%) CSS
7 25 (9.19%) ASP.NET Web API
8 24 (8.82%) .NET Framework
8 24 (8.82%) AngularJS
9 23 (8.46%) WCF
10 22 (8.09%) jQuery
10 22 (8.09%) REST
11 21 (7.72%) HTML5
12 19 (6.99%) LINQ
13 18 (6.62%) ADO.NET
13 18 (6.62%) XSLT
14 17 (6.25%) Middleware
14 17 (6.25%) Twitter Bootstrap
15 16 (5.88%) ASP.NET Web Forms
Miscellaneous
1 40 (14.71%) Mobile App
2 25 (9.19%) Contactless
3 23 (8.46%) Analytical Skills
4 19 (6.99%) User Experience
5 16 (5.88%) PMI
6 13 (4.78%) Management Information System
7 8 (2.94%) Mainframe
8 7 (2.57%) Virtual Team
9 5 (1.84%) Blackberry
9 5 (1.84%) Data Centre
9 5 (1.84%) iPhone
10 4 (1.47%) Cyberthreat
11 3 (1.10%) Fintech
11 3 (1.10%) iPad
11 3 (1.10%) IVR
11 3 (1.10%) Online Banking
11 3 (1.10%) Social Media
12 2 (0.74%) Computer Science
12 2 (0.74%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
12 2 (0.74%) Robotics
Operating Systems
1 32 (11.76%) Windows
2 25 (9.19%) Unix
3 17 (6.25%) Linux
4 8 (2.94%) Windows 7
5 7 (2.57%) Android
6 5 (1.84%) AIX
6 5 (1.84%) Windows Server
7 4 (1.47%) Mac OS
8 3 (1.10%) Apple iOS
8 3 (1.10%) Solaris
9 2 (0.74%) Windows 8
10 1 (0.37%) Windows 10
10 1 (0.37%) Windows Mobile
10 1 (0.37%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 119 (43.75%) Wealth Management
2 116 (42.65%) Risk Management
3 84 (30.88%) Agile Software Development
4 63 (23.16%) Information Security
5 61 (22.43%) ITIL
6 49 (18.01%) Stakeholder Management
7 42 (15.44%) Project Management
8 38 (13.97%) SDLC
9 34 (12.50%) MVC
10 33 (12.13%) Service Management
11 32 (11.76%) Coaching
12 31 (11.40%) Test Automation
13 28 (10.29%) Waterfall
14 26 (9.56%) Incident Management
15 23 (8.46%) Scrum
16 21 (7.72%) Continuous Improvement
16 21 (7.72%) Continuous Integration
17 20 (7.35%) Change Control
17 20 (7.35%) Line Management
17 20 (7.35%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 57 (20.96%) JavaScript
2 56 (20.59%) Java
3 49 (18.01%) SQL
4 38 (13.97%) C#
5 11 (4.04%) XPath
6 6 (2.21%) PowerShell
6 6 (2.21%) Shell Script
7 5 (1.84%) COBOL
8 4 (1.47%) Assembly Language
8 4 (1.47%) Perl
8 4 (1.47%) Python
9 3 (1.10%) T-SQL
9 3 (1.10%) VBA
10 2 (0.74%) C++
11 1 (0.37%) C
11 1 (0.37%) JCL
11 1 (0.37%) PHP
11 1 (0.37%) PL/SQL
11 1 (0.37%) REXX
11 1 (0.37%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 19 (6.99%) ITIL Certification
2 17 (6.25%) PMI Certification
3 14 (5.15%) Degree
4 9 (3.31%) PMP
5 7 (2.57%) APMG
6 5 (1.84%) CISA
6 5 (1.84%) CISSP
7 4 (1.47%) CEH
7 4 (1.47%) CISM
8 3 (1.10%) PgMP
9 2 (0.74%) ISEB
9 2 (0.74%) MCP
9 2 (0.74%) Microsoft Certification
10 1 (0.37%) Computer Science Degree
10 1 (0.37%) ISTQB
10 1 (0.37%) MCSA
10 1 (0.37%) MCSE
10 1 (0.37%) MOS
10 1 (0.37%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
10 1 (0.37%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (6.62%) QA
2 16 (5.88%) COBIT
3 13 (4.78%) SLA
4 7 (2.57%) PMBOK
5 6 (2.21%) PMO
6 4 (1.47%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 3 (1.10%) GDPR
7 3 (1.10%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
7 3 (1.10%) PCI DSS
8 2 (0.74%) DO-254
8 2 (0.74%) PSD2
9 1 (0.37%) Data Quality
System Software
1 16 (5.88%) Active Directory
2 3 (1.10%) Docker
3 2 (0.74%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (0.37%) Time Sharing Option
4 1 (0.37%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 5 (1.84%) CA Wily
1 5 (1.84%) SCOM
2 4 (1.47%) BladeLogic
2 4 (1.47%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (0.74%) Ganglia
3 2 (0.74%) Kubernetes
3 2 (0.74%) Netcool
4 1 (0.37%) Microsoft Intune
4 1 (0.37%) SCCM
4 1 (0.37%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 42 (15.44%) Microsoft
2 25 (9.19%) Oracle
3 12 (4.41%) Splunk
4 11 (4.04%) AppDynamics
5 10 (3.68%) IBM
6 9 (3.31%) Citrix
7 7 (2.57%) ServiceNow
8 4 (1.47%) Ab Initio
8 4 (1.47%) HEAT Software
8 4 (1.47%) Salesforce.com
8 4 (1.47%) Xerox
9 3 (1.10%) CA
9 3 (1.10%) Chordiant
9 3 (1.10%) Dell
9 3 (1.10%) Google
9 3 (1.10%) HP
9 3 (1.10%) iManage
9 3 (1.10%) Sun
9 3 (1.10%) Tableau
10 2 (0.74%) Alteryx