Period
to 17 January 2019

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 17 January 2019 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Law
England > North West
6 months to
17 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 95 130 247
Rank change year-on-year +35 +117 -84
Permanent jobs citing Law 330 323 123
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 3.11% 2.55% 0.99%
As % of the General category 8.20% 5.98% 2.77%
Number of salaries quoted 78 63 116
North West median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% - -5.88%
10th Percentile £26,600 £25,000 £26,625
90th Percentile £60,375 £75,000 £64,375
England median annual salary £57,500 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +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 4,022 5,402 4,435
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 37.90% 42.72% 35.86%
Number of salaries quoted 3,055 3,988 3,516
North West median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +12.50% -1.23%
10th Percentile £26,250 £27,000 £24,500
90th Percentile £70,000 £67,500 £63,750
England median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £52,000
% change year-on-year +4.76% +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 17 January 2019.

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 17 January 2019. 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 +5 180 £52,284 -30.29% 6
Manchester +56 132 £42,500 +13.33% 43
Merseyside +9 17 £40,349 +44.10% 9
Law
England

For the 6 months to 17 January 2019, 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.

1 215 (65.15%) Risk Management
2 213 (64.55%) Banking
3 210 (63.64%) Investment Banking
4 208 (63.03%) Wealth Management
5 119 (36.06%) Finance
6 100 (30.30%) Agile Software Development
7 67 (20.30%) Stakeholder Management
8 65 (19.70%) Project Management
9 62 (18.79%) Degree
10 58 (17.58%) Windows
11 51 (15.45%) Microsoft
12 49 (14.85%) QA
12 49 (14.85%) DevOps
13 45 (13.64%) Analytical Skills
13 45 (13.64%) Business Intelligence
14 44 (13.33%) ITIL
15 41 (12.42%) JavaScript
16 39 (11.82%) Problem-Solving
17 38 (11.52%) Microsoft Excel
18 35 (10.61%) Java
19 34 (10.30%) SQL
20 32 (9.70%) Microsoft Azure
21 30 (9.09%) SQL Server
21 30 (9.09%) Scrum
22 29 (8.79%) Legal
22 29 (8.79%) HTML
22 29 (8.79%) SDLC
23 28 (8.48%) Microsoft PowerPoint
24 27 (8.18%) Linux
24 27 (8.18%) PMO

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 19 (5.76%) Confluence
2 9 (2.73%) SharePoint
3 7 (2.12%) Apache Spark
3 7 (2.12%) CMS
4 6 (1.82%) Apache
5 4 (1.21%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 4 (1.21%) Skype for Business
5 4 (1.21%) WebSphere
6 3 (0.91%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 3 (0.91%) IIS
6 3 (0.91%) Tomcat
7 2 (0.61%) MS Exchange
8 1 (0.30%) Exchange Server 2003
8 1 (0.30%) Exchange Server 2010
8 1 (0.30%) JBoss
8 1 (0.30%) OpenStack
8 1 (0.30%) SAS
8 1 (0.30%) Sitecore CMS
8 1 (0.30%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 38 (11.52%) Microsoft Excel
2 28 (8.48%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 24 (7.27%) Microsoft Office
4 13 (3.94%) Microsoft Project
5 11 (3.33%) MS Visio
6 2 (0.61%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 2 (0.61%) Spreadsheet
7 1 (0.30%) Acrobat
7 1 (0.30%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 5 (1.52%) Dynamics CRM
1 5 (1.52%) Elite 3E
2 1 (0.30%) Loan IQ
Cloud Services
1 32 (9.70%) Microsoft Azure
2 23 (6.97%) Amazon AWS
3 11 (3.33%) OpenShift
4 10 (3.03%) Google Cloud Platform
5 8 (2.42%) npm
6 7 (2.12%) Cloud Computing
7 5 (1.52%) Dynamics 365
8 4 (1.21%) Office 365
9 2 (0.61%) Mimecast
9 2 (0.61%) PaaS
9 2 (0.61%) SaaS
10 1 (0.30%) AWS CloudFormation
10 1 (0.30%) BrowserStack
10 1 (0.30%) GitHub
10 1 (0.30%) Google Analytics
10 1 (0.30%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 17 (5.15%) Internet
2 10 (3.03%) Network Security
3 6 (1.82%) Wireless
4 5 (1.52%) Intrusion Detection
4 5 (1.52%) Sourcefire
4 5 (1.52%) VPN
5 4 (1.21%) DNS
5 4 (1.21%) LAN
5 4 (1.21%) Skype
5 4 (1.21%) VoIP
6 3 (0.91%) ATM
6 3 (0.91%) DHCP
6 3 (0.91%) WAN
7 2 (0.61%) Broadband
7 2 (0.61%) Kerberos
8 1 (0.30%) Cisco ASA
8 1 (0.30%) Firewall
8 1 (0.30%) SSH
8 1 (0.30%) TCP/IP
8 1 (0.30%) ZigBee
Database & Business Intelligence
1 30 (9.09%) SQL Server
2 15 (4.55%) Big Data
3 9 (2.73%) Hadoop
4 8 (2.42%) Power BI
5 7 (2.12%) QlikView
6 6 (1.82%) Relational Database
7 4 (1.21%) Oracle Database
7 4 (1.21%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 3 (0.91%) MariaDB
8 3 (0.91%) RDBMS
9 2 (0.61%) Oracle BI Publisher
9 2 (0.61%) Oracle Reports
9 2 (0.61%) SQL Server 2012
9 2 (0.61%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 1 (0.30%) Data Mining
10 1 (0.30%) Data Warehouse
10 1 (0.30%) DB2
10 1 (0.30%) Spotfire
10 1 (0.30%) SQL Server 2008
10 1 (0.30%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 22 (6.67%) JIRA
2 19 (5.76%) Selenium
3 14 (4.24%) Jenkins
4 11 (3.33%) Git (software)
5 10 (3.03%) gulp
6 8 (2.42%) Babel
6 8 (2.42%) Grunt
6 8 (2.42%) JMeter
6 8 (2.42%) webpack
7 7 (2.12%) Visual Studio
8 6 (1.82%) SoapUI
9 5 (1.52%) Gradle
10 4 (1.21%) CA Release Automation
10 4 (1.21%) HP UFT
10 4 (1.21%) Team Foundation Server
10 4 (1.21%) TeamCity
10 4 (1.21%) WebDriver
11 3 (0.91%) Bitbucket
11 3 (0.91%) Protractor
12 2 (0.61%) Cucumber
General
1 213 (64.55%) Banking
2 210 (63.64%) Investment Banking
3 119 (36.06%) Finance
4 29 (8.79%) Legal
5 11 (3.33%) Retail
6 8 (2.42%) Automotive
6 8 (2.42%) Games
7 6 (1.82%) Publishing
8 5 (1.52%) Financial Institution
9 4 (1.21%) Retail Banking
10 3 (0.91%) Telecoms
11 2 (0.61%) French Language
11 2 (0.61%) German Language
11 2 (0.61%) Marketing
11 2 (0.61%) Pharmaceutical
12 1 (0.30%) Back Office
12 1 (0.30%) Corporate Banking
12 1 (0.30%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 71 (21.52%) Analyst
2 40 (12.12%) Project Manager
3 35 (10.61%) Developer
4 18 (5.45%) Business Analyst
5 15 (4.55%) Architect
6 12 (3.64%) Consultant
6 12 (3.64%) Service Manager
7 11 (3.33%) Administrator
7 11 (3.33%) Development Consultant
7 11 (3.33%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
7 11 (3.33%) Graduate
7 11 (3.33%) Graduate Consultant
7 11 (3.33%) Graduate Software Consultant
7 11 (3.33%) Software Consultant
7 11 (3.33%) Software Development Consultant
8 10 (3.03%) Infrastructure Manager
8 10 (3.03%) Infrastructure Project Manager
8 10 (3.03%) Service Analyst
8 10 (3.03%) Test Analyst
9 9 (2.73%) Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (8.79%) HTML
2 25 (7.58%) CSS
3 19 (5.76%) AngularJS
4 18 (5.45%) HTML5
5 15 (4.55%) React
5 15 (4.55%) Web Services
6 12 (3.64%) CSS3
7 11 (3.33%) Middleware
8 10 (3.03%) Node.js
9 9 (2.73%) LESS
9 9 (2.73%) Sass
10 8 (2.42%) Ionic Framework
10 8 (2.42%) React Native
10 8 (2.42%) Redux
10 8 (2.42%) Spring
11 7 (2.12%) Kafka
11 7 (2.12%) Natural Language Processing
11 7 (2.12%) SOAP
12 6 (1.82%) .NET
12 6 (1.82%) Velocity
Miscellaneous
1 45 (13.64%) Analytical Skills
2 23 (6.97%) User Experience
3 19 (5.76%) Mainframe
4 17 (5.15%) Management Information System
5 8 (2.42%) Enterprise Software
5 8 (2.42%) Mobile App
5 8 (2.42%) Online Banking
6 7 (2.12%) Virtual Team
6 7 (2.12%) Wiki
7 6 (1.82%) Blackberry
7 6 (1.82%) Data Structures
7 6 (1.82%) iPhone
8 5 (1.52%) Arduino
9 4 (1.21%) Client/Server
9 4 (1.21%) Smartphone
9 4 (1.21%) Video Conferencing
10 3 (0.91%) Data Protection Act
10 3 (0.91%) Enterprise Storage
10 3 (0.91%) PMI
10 3 (0.91%) RSA SecurID
Operating Systems
1 58 (17.58%) Windows
2 27 (8.18%) Linux
3 24 (7.27%) Unix
4 12 (3.64%) Windows 7
5 9 (2.73%) Android
6 8 (2.42%) Apple iOS
7 5 (1.52%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 5 (1.52%) Windows 10
7 5 (1.52%) Windows 8
8 3 (0.91%) Windows Server
8 3 (0.91%) Windows Server 2012
9 2 (0.61%) Solaris
9 2 (0.61%) Windows XP
10 1 (0.30%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 215 (65.15%) Risk Management
2 208 (63.03%) Wealth Management
3 100 (30.30%) Agile Software Development
4 67 (20.30%) Stakeholder Management
5 65 (19.70%) Project Management
6 49 (14.85%) DevOps
7 45 (13.64%) Business Intelligence
8 44 (13.33%) ITIL
9 39 (11.82%) Problem-Solving
10 30 (9.09%) Scrum
11 29 (8.79%) SDLC
12 25 (7.58%) Test Automation
13 24 (7.27%) Service Management
14 23 (6.97%) Change Control
14 23 (6.97%) Continuous Improvement
15 20 (6.06%) Continuous Integration
16 19 (5.76%) Business Analysis
16 19 (5.76%) Front End Development
16 19 (5.76%) Programme Management
17 18 (5.45%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 41 (12.42%) JavaScript
2 35 (10.61%) Java
3 34 (10.30%) SQL
4 16 (4.85%) C#
5 13 (3.94%) Python
6 11 (3.33%) ES6
7 10 (3.03%) TypeScript
8 7 (2.12%) Go
8 7 (2.12%) PowerShell
9 5 (1.52%) Perl
10 4 (1.21%) Bash Shell
10 4 (1.21%) C
10 4 (1.21%) C++
10 4 (1.21%) Java 8
10 4 (1.21%) Shell Script
10 4 (1.21%) XPath
11 3 (0.91%) Ruby
11 3 (0.91%) T-SQL
12 2 (0.61%) R
12 2 (0.61%) VBA
Qualifications
1 62 (18.79%) Degree
2 11 (3.33%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
2 11 (3.33%) PMP
3 9 (2.73%) ISEB
4 7 (2.12%) PMI Certification
5 6 (1.82%) CIMA
6 5 (1.52%) ACCA
6 5 (1.52%) GIAC
6 5 (1.52%) ISTQB
6 5 (1.52%) OCPJP
6 5 (1.52%) SANS
6 5 (1.52%) TOGAF Certification
7 3 (0.91%) CISSP
7 3 (0.91%) MOS
8 2 (0.61%) CISA
8 2 (0.61%) CISM
8 2 (0.61%) ITIL Certification
8 2 (0.61%) Master's Degree
8 2 (0.61%) Microsoft Certification
8 2 (0.61%) Siebel Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 49 (14.85%) QA
2 27 (8.18%) PMO
3 19 (5.76%) SLA
4 12 (3.64%) GDPR
5 4 (1.21%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 4 (1.21%) P3O
6 2 (0.61%) ISO 20022
7 1 (0.30%) COBIT
7 1 (0.30%) PMBOK
7 1 (0.30%) PSD2
System Software
1 17 (5.15%) Docker
2 9 (2.73%) Active Directory
3 5 (1.52%) Snort
4 3 (0.91%) Terminal Server
4 3 (0.91%) Virtual Servers
5 2 (0.61%) HDFS
6 1 (0.30%) ProxySG
6 1 (0.30%) VMware NSX
6 1 (0.30%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 8 (2.42%) Ansible
1 8 (2.42%) Kubernetes
2 6 (1.82%) Opscode Chef
2 6 (1.82%) SCOM
3 5 (1.52%) HP ALM
4 4 (1.21%) BladeLogic
4 4 (1.21%) SCCM
5 2 (0.61%) WSUS
6 1 (0.30%) EnCase
6 1 (0.30%) FTK
6 1 (0.30%) Ganglia
6 1 (0.30%) Grafana
6 1 (0.30%) Kibana
6 1 (0.30%) Nessus
6 1 (0.30%) Netcool
6 1 (0.30%) Prometheus
6 1 (0.30%) Puppet
6 1 (0.30%) Terraform
Vendors
1 51 (15.45%) Microsoft
2 20 (6.06%) Oracle
3 13 (3.94%) Google
4 10 (3.03%) Tableau
5 8 (2.42%) ServiceNow
5 8 (2.42%) Sitecore
6 7 (2.12%) Intapp
6 7 (2.12%) SAP
6 7 (2.12%) Sony
7 6 (1.82%) MuleSoft
8 5 (1.52%) CA
8 5 (1.52%) EMC
8 5 (1.52%) NetApp
9 4 (1.21%) CyberArk
9 4 (1.21%) IBM
10 3 (0.91%) Ab Initio
10 3 (0.91%) Cadence
10 3 (0.91%) GoldenSource
10 3 (0.91%) iManage
10 3 (0.91%) Interwoven