Period
to 27 January 2020

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 27 January 2020 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Law
England > North West
6 months to
27 Jan 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 120 102 118
Rank change year-on-year -18 +16 +127
Permanent jobs citing Law 202 316 338
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 2.33% 3.03% 2.67%
As % of the General category 6.63% 7.46% 6.06%
Number of salaries quoted 151 80 65
North West median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -10.11%
10th Percentile £30,000 £26,700 £25,000
90th Percentile £65,000 £60,125 £79,500
England median annual salary £50,500 £57,500 £52,500
% change year-on-year -12.17% +9.52% +5.00%

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 3,049 4,234 5,577
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 35.16% 40.63% 44.00%
Number of salaries quoted 2,279 3,243 4,102
North West median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,250 £27,050
90th Percentile £72,312 £71,560 £67,500
England median annual salary £57,500 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year +4.55% +4.76% +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 27 January 2020.

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 27 January 2020. 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 +47 136 £42,500 - 30
Merseyside +32 43 £50,000 +23.92% 18
Cheshire -78 19 £65,000 +24.32% 5
Cumbria - 2 - -
Law
England

For the 6 months to 27 January 2020, 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 76 (37.62%) Legal
2 57 (28.22%) Windows
3 50 (24.75%) Microsoft
4 47 (23.27%) Azure
5 42 (20.79%) Agile Software Development
6 38 (18.81%) SQL
7 35 (17.33%) ITIL
7 35 (17.33%) Active Directory
7 35 (17.33%) Finance
8 32 (15.84%) Problem-Solving
9 30 (14.85%) Office 365
10 29 (14.36%) JavaScript
11 27 (13.37%) Microsoft Office
11 27 (13.37%) C#
11 27 (13.37%) Windows 10
12 26 (12.87%) AngularJS
13 24 (11.88%) iManage
13 24 (11.88%) .NET
14 23 (11.39%) Document Management
14 23 (11.39%) DevOps
14 23 (11.39%) Node.js
15 22 (10.89%) Degree
15 22 (10.89%) SQL Server
15 22 (10.89%) Practice Management
16 21 (10.40%) Management Information System
16 21 (10.40%) XML
17 20 (9.90%) Java
17 20 (9.90%) ETL
17 20 (9.90%) Workflow
17 20 (9.90%) Data Centre

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 17 (8.42%) IIS
2 10 (4.95%) MS Exchange
3 8 (3.96%) SharePoint
4 5 (2.48%) Skype for Business
5 4 (1.98%) Elasticsearch
5 4 (1.98%) SharePoint 2013
6 3 (1.49%) Exchange Server 2010
7 2 (0.99%) CMS
8 1 (0.50%) Confluence
Applications
1 27 (13.37%) Microsoft Office
2 9 (4.46%) Microsoft Excel
3 6 (2.97%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 1 (0.50%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 10 (4.95%) Elite 3E
2 4 (1.98%) Visualfiles
Cloud Services
1 47 (23.27%) Azure
2 30 (14.85%) Office 365
3 17 (8.42%) PaaS
4 14 (6.93%) AWS
5 10 (4.95%) Serverless
6 7 (3.47%) IaaS
6 7 (3.47%) Power Platform
7 5 (2.48%) Amazon EC2
7 5 (2.48%) Amazon GuardDuty
7 5 (2.48%) AWS CloudTrail
7 5 (2.48%) Azure Active Directory
7 5 (2.48%) GCP
7 5 (2.48%) Virtual Private Cloud
8 4 (1.98%) Amazon CloudWatch
8 4 (1.98%) Amazon ECS
8 4 (1.98%) Amazon Kinesis
8 4 (1.98%) Amazon S3
8 4 (1.98%) AWS Lambda
9 3 (1.49%) OneDrive
10 2 (0.99%) AdWords
Communications & Networking
1 15 (7.43%) Internet
2 11 (5.45%) SNA
3 6 (2.97%) Network Security
3 6 (2.97%) Unified Communications
4 5 (2.48%) DHCP
4 5 (2.48%) DNS
4 5 (2.48%) Firewall
4 5 (2.48%) Skype
4 5 (2.48%) TCP/IP
5 4 (1.98%) Intranet
6 3 (1.49%) PBX
6 3 (1.49%) Remote Desktop
7 1 (0.50%) Junos
7 1 (0.50%) MPLS
7 1 (0.50%) VLAN
7 1 (0.50%) VoIP
7 1 (0.50%) VPN
7 1 (0.50%) Wi-Fi
7 1 (0.50%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (10.89%) SQL Server
2 12 (5.94%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 11 (5.45%) Big Data
3 11 (5.45%) Data Mining
4 10 (4.95%) Data Warehouse
5 9 (4.46%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 7 (3.47%) Power BI
6 7 (3.47%) Snowflake Schema
6 7 (3.47%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 7 (3.47%) Star Schema
7 4 (1.98%) Amazon Athena
7 4 (1.98%) Amazon DynamoDB
8 3 (1.49%) Qlik Sense
8 3 (1.49%) QlikView
9 2 (0.99%) SQL Server 2014
9 2 (0.99%) SQL Server 2016
10 1 (0.50%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
10 1 (0.50%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 12 (5.94%) Git (software)
2 7 (3.47%) JIRA
3 2 (0.99%) MSI
3 2 (0.99%) SonarQube
General
1 76 (37.62%) Legal
2 35 (17.33%) Finance
3 11 (5.45%) Manufacturing
4 10 (4.95%) Financial Institution
5 4 (1.98%) Back Office
5 4 (1.98%) Retail
6 3 (1.49%) Marketing
7 2 (0.99%) Electronics
7 2 (0.99%) Local Government
7 2 (0.99%) Police
8 1 (0.50%) Advertising
8 1 (0.50%) Automotive
8 1 (0.50%) German Language
Job Titles
1 59 (29.21%) Developer
2 20 (9.90%) Analyst
3 19 (9.41%) Applications Support
4 18 (8.91%) Full Stack Developer
4 18 (8.91%) Support Engineer
5 17 (8.42%) Applications Engineer
6 15 (7.43%) Applications Support Engineer
6 15 (7.43%) Case Management Developer
6 15 (7.43%) Senior Developer
7 14 (6.93%) Senior Case Management Developer
8 13 (6.44%) JavaScript Developer
8 13 (6.44%) JavaScript Engineer
9 12 (5.94%) Applications Developer
10 11 (5.45%) Cloud Engineer
10 11 (5.45%) Java Developer
10 11 (5.45%) Java Engineer
11 8 (3.96%) Business Process Trainer
11 8 (3.96%) Senior Applications Engineer
11 8 (3.96%) Senior Applications Support
11 8 (3.96%) Service Desk Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (12.87%) AngularJS
2 24 (11.88%) .NET
3 23 (11.39%) Node.js
4 21 (10.40%) XML
5 18 (8.91%) XSLT
6 16 (7.92%) REST
6 16 (7.92%) Web Services
7 15 (7.43%) ASP.NET
8 11 (5.45%) Middleware
8 11 (5.45%) Natural Language Processing
9 9 (4.46%) .NET Framework
9 9 (4.46%) JSON
10 8 (3.96%) ASP.NET Web Forms
10 8 (3.96%) XML Schema
11 7 (3.47%) MDX
11 7 (3.47%) SOAP
12 6 (2.97%) COM+
12 6 (2.97%) HTML
12 6 (2.97%) WCF
13 4 (1.98%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 21 (10.40%) Management Information System
2 20 (9.90%) Data Centre
2 20 (9.90%) Private Cloud
3 12 (5.94%) Analytical Skills
4 11 (5.45%) e-Health
4 11 (5.45%) Internet of Things
4 11 (5.45%) Social Media
4 11 (5.45%) Social Network
5 8 (3.96%) Enterprise Software
6 6 (2.97%) Cyber Defence
6 6 (2.97%) Video Conferencing
7 5 (2.48%) CESG
7 5 (2.48%) Data Structures
8 4 (1.98%) Blackberry
9 2 (0.99%) Cybercrime
9 2 (0.99%) Cyberthreat
9 2 (0.99%) FlexPod
9 2 (0.99%) Mobile App
9 2 (0.99%) Smartphone
9 2 (0.99%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 57 (28.22%) Windows
2 27 (13.37%) Windows 10
3 9 (4.46%) Windows 7
4 8 (3.96%) Windows Server 2012
5 7 (3.47%) Android
6 6 (2.97%) Apple iOS
6 6 (2.97%) Linux
7 1 (0.50%) Tizen
7 1 (0.50%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 42 (20.79%) Agile Software Development
2 35 (17.33%) ITIL
3 32 (15.84%) Problem-Solving
4 23 (11.39%) DevOps
4 23 (11.39%) Document Management
5 22 (10.89%) Practice Management
6 20 (9.90%) Case Management
6 20 (9.90%) ETL
6 20 (9.90%) Workflow
7 19 (9.41%) Business Intelligence
7 19 (9.41%) Time Management
8 18 (8.91%) Artificial Intelligence
9 17 (8.42%) Migration
10 16 (7.92%) Cybersecurity
10 16 (7.92%) Information Security
11 15 (7.43%) Analytics
11 15 (7.43%) Service Management
12 14 (6.93%) Disaster Recovery
13 13 (6.44%) Continuous Improvement
13 13 (6.44%) Data Analytics
Programming Languages
1 38 (18.81%) SQL
2 29 (14.36%) JavaScript
3 27 (13.37%) C#
4 20 (9.90%) Java
5 18 (8.91%) XPath
6 12 (5.94%) PowerShell
7 9 (4.46%) Python
8 7 (3.47%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
9 5 (2.48%) C++
10 3 (1.49%) C
10 3 (1.49%) T-SQL
11 1 (0.50%) Bash Shell
11 1 (0.50%) Perl
11 1 (0.50%) VB
11 1 (0.50%) VB.NET
11 1 (0.50%) VBA
Qualifications
1 22 (10.89%) Degree
2 12 (5.94%) CISSP
3 11 (5.45%) CESG Certified Professional
4 9 (4.46%) Microsoft Certification
5 6 (2.97%) CISM
5 6 (2.97%) IISP
5 6 (2.97%) MBCS
6 5 (2.48%) ITIL Certification
6 5 (2.48%) MCSE
6 5 (2.48%) Security Cleared
7 4 (1.98%) MCSA
8 3 (1.49%) Computer Science Degree
9 2 (0.99%) DV Cleared
9 2 (0.99%) MCP
9 2 (0.99%) MCSD
9 2 (0.99%) Numerate Degree
9 2 (0.99%) RHCE
9 2 (0.99%) SC Cleared
10 1 (0.50%) CEH
10 1 (0.50%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (4.46%) SLA
2 6 (2.97%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 6 (2.97%) NCSC
3 5 (2.48%) GDPR
3 5 (2.48%) ISO 31000
3 5 (2.48%) PCI DSS
3 5 (2.48%) PMO
4 2 (0.99%) QA
System Software
1 35 (17.33%) Active Directory
2 5 (2.48%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (1.98%) Microsoft App-V
4 3 (1.49%) Virtual Desktop
5 2 (0.99%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 10 (4.95%) Microsoft Intune
1 10 (4.95%) SCCM
2 5 (2.48%) CASB
3 4 (1.98%) Kibana
3 4 (1.98%) logstash
4 3 (1.49%) AirWatch
4 3 (1.49%) Norton AntiVirus
5 2 (0.99%) Sysprep
5 2 (0.99%) WSUS
6 1 (0.50%) Ansible
6 1 (0.50%) Cisco CUCM
6 1 (0.50%) Kubernetes
6 1 (0.50%) Terraform
Vendors
1 50 (24.75%) Microsoft
2 24 (11.88%) iManage
3 11 (5.45%) Intapp
4 9 (4.46%) Citrix
5 7 (3.47%) Google
6 6 (2.97%) Cisco
6 6 (2.97%) VMware
7 5 (2.48%) ServiceNow
7 5 (2.48%) Sony
8 4 (1.98%) Splunk
9 3 (1.49%) Apple
9 3 (1.49%) Proofpoint
9 3 (1.49%) Sonus
9 3 (1.49%) Symantec
10 2 (0.99%) Capita
10 2 (0.99%) Facebook
10 2 (0.99%) Kaspersky
10 2 (0.99%) NetApp
10 2 (0.99%) Palo Alto
10 2 (0.99%) Tableau