Period
to 18 February 2018

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Legal in permanent job vacancies advertised in the North West. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Legal over the 6 months to 18 February 2018 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Legal
England > North West
6 months to
18 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 137 143 113
Rank change year-on-year +6 -30 +76
Permanent jobs citing Legal 309 276 320
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 2.43% 2.24% 2.67%
As % of the General category 5.63% 6.28% 6.82%
Number of salaries quoted 251 245 201
North West median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.50% -5.88% +21.43%
10th Percentile £27,500 £23,000 £22,500
90th Percentile £83,750 £63,290 £63,750
England median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +5.00% - +5.26%

Legal 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 5,485 4,393 4,695
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 43.20% 35.69% 39.11%
Number of salaries quoted 4,081 3,443 3,784
North West median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.50% - -
10th Percentile £27,500 £25,000 £24,000
90th Percentile £67,500 £65,000 £62,500
England median annual salary £52,500 £51,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +1.94% +3.00% -

Legal
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

Job postings citing Legal as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the North West.

Job vacancy trend for Legal in the North West

Legal
Salary Trend in the North West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Legal in the North West.

Salary trend for Legal in the North West

Legal
Salary Histogram in the North West

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Legal in the North West over the 6 months to 18 February 2018.

Salary histogram for Legal in the North West

Legal
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 Legal within the North West region over the 6 months to 18 February 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
Manchester +8 189 £45,000 +12.50% 35
Cheshire +4 75 £50,000 -16.61% 10
Merseyside +26 30 £37,500 +3.45% 7
Lancashire -9 10 £35,000 -6.67% 5
Legal
England

For the 6 months to 18 February 2018, IT jobs citing Legal 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 Legal.

1 116 (37.54%) Finance
2 95 (30.74%) Agile Software Development
3 68 (22.01%) SQL
4 65 (21.04%) SQL Server
5 62 (20.06%) Business Intelligence
6 60 (19.42%) Microsoft
7 57 (18.45%) JavaScript
8 52 (16.83%) HTML
8 52 (16.83%) Degree
9 51 (16.50%) CSS
10 47 (15.21%) .NET
11 46 (14.89%) Project Management
12 45 (14.56%) Stakeholder Management
13 42 (13.59%) ITIL
14 41 (13.27%) Law
15 40 (12.94%) Risk Management
16 37 (11.97%) C#
16 37 (11.97%) Waterfall
17 34 (11.00%) MVC
18 33 (10.68%) Change Management
19 32 (10.36%) Windows
19 32 (10.36%) Active Directory
20 30 (9.71%) CISSP
20 30 (9.71%) Information Security
21 28 (9.06%) ISO/IEC 27001
21 28 (9.06%) Cybersecurity
21 28 (9.06%) Coaching
22 27 (8.74%) Continuous Improvement
22 27 (8.74%) CISA
22 27 (8.74%) CISM

Legal
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 10 (3.24%) Apache
2 9 (2.91%) SharePoint
3 8 (2.59%) IIS
4 6 (1.94%) MS Exchange
5 4 (1.29%) Confluence
6 3 (0.97%) CMS
6 3 (0.97%) K2 blackpearl
6 3 (0.97%) WordPress
7 2 (0.65%) Skype for Business
8 1 (0.32%) Exchange Server 2007
8 1 (0.32%) Exchange Server 2010
8 1 (0.32%) SAS
8 1 (0.32%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 25 (8.09%) Microsoft Office
2 17 (5.50%) Microsoft Excel
3 11 (3.56%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 6 (1.94%) MS Visio
5 3 (0.97%) Camtasia
5 3 (0.97%) Photoshop
6 2 (0.65%) Microsoft Project
7 1 (0.32%) Spreadsheet
7 1 (0.32%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 15 (4.85%) Elite 3E
2 11 (3.56%) Carpe Diem
3 9 (2.91%) Visualfiles
4 6 (1.94%) HFM
4 6 (1.94%) Oracle EBS
4 6 (1.94%) Oracle Financials
4 6 (1.94%) Oracle Internet Expenses
4 6 (1.94%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
5 3 (0.97%) Dynamics AX
5 3 (0.97%) Oracle Applications
6 1 (0.32%) Dynamics CRM
6 1 (0.32%) SAP ERP
6 1 (0.32%) Workfront
Cloud Services
1 10 (3.24%) Office 365
2 5 (1.62%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (1.62%) SaaS
3 4 (1.29%) IaaS
4 3 (0.97%) MailChimp
4 3 (0.97%) PaaS
5 1 (0.32%) Cortana Intelligence Suite
Communications & Networking
1 14 (4.53%) Firewall
2 10 (3.24%) HTTP
2 10 (3.24%) MPLS
2 10 (3.24%) Network Security
3 8 (2.59%) VPN
4 7 (2.27%) DHCP
4 7 (2.27%) DNS
5 6 (1.94%) LAN
5 6 (1.94%) TCP/IP
5 6 (1.94%) VLAN
5 6 (1.94%) WAN
5 6 (1.94%) Wireless
6 4 (1.29%) Junos
6 4 (1.29%) Remote Desktop
6 4 (1.29%) VoIP
7 3 (0.97%) Cisco IOS
7 3 (0.97%) Cisco Wireless
8 2 (0.65%) Ethernet
8 2 (0.65%) SMTP
8 2 (0.65%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 65 (21.04%) SQL Server
2 25 (8.09%) Relational Database
3 18 (5.83%) MySQL
4 16 (5.18%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 11 (3.56%) NoSQL
6 10 (3.24%) Big Data
7 8 (2.59%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 7 (2.27%) Data Warehouse
9 6 (1.94%) Oracle BI EE
9 6 (1.94%) Power BI
9 6 (1.94%) SQL Server 2008
10 5 (1.62%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 4 (1.29%) Crystal Reports
11 4 (1.29%) RDBMS
12 3 (0.97%) Microsoft Analysis Services
12 3 (0.97%) Oracle Reports
12 3 (0.97%) QlikView
12 3 (0.97%) SQL Server 2012
13 2 (0.65%) BusinessObjects
13 2 (0.65%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 13 (4.21%) Eclipse
2 11 (3.56%) Git (software)
3 10 (3.24%) JIRA
4 9 (2.91%) PHPUnit
5 6 (1.94%) Oracle Forms
6 5 (1.62%) Visual Studio
7 3 (0.97%) Selenium
8 2 (0.65%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 2 (0.65%) Bitbucket
8 2 (0.65%) gulp
9 1 (0.32%) Cucumber
9 1 (0.32%) eggPlant
9 1 (0.32%) Grunt
9 1 (0.32%) JUnit
9 1 (0.32%) SonarQube
9 1 (0.32%) TestNG
9 1 (0.32%) TortoiseSVN
9 1 (0.32%) Visual Studio Team System
9 1 (0.32%) WebDriver
9 1 (0.32%) Zephyr
General
1 116 (37.54%) Finance
2 41 (13.27%) Law
3 13 (4.21%) Banking
4 12 (3.88%) Telecoms
5 11 (3.56%) Manufacturing
5 11 (3.56%) Retail
6 8 (2.59%) Marketing
7 6 (1.94%) General Ledger
8 4 (1.29%) Investment Banking
9 1 (0.32%) Advertising
9 1 (0.32%) Digital Economy
9 1 (0.32%) Games
9 1 (0.32%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 98 (31.72%) Developer
2 61 (19.74%) Analyst
3 21 (6.80%) Business Analyst
3 21 (6.80%) PHP Developer
4 20 (6.47%) .NET Developer
5 16 (5.18%) C# Developer
6 12 (3.88%) Security Analyst
6 12 (3.88%) Senior Developer
6 12 (3.88%) Team Leader
7 11 (3.56%) Security Manager
7 11 (3.56%) Service Analyst
7 11 (3.56%) Service Desk Analyst
8 10 (3.24%) Consultant
8 10 (3.24%) Information Analyst
8 10 (3.24%) Information Security Analyst
8 10 (3.24%) Java Developer
9 9 (2.91%) Head of Development
9 9 (2.91%) Information Manager
9 9 (2.91%) Information Security Manager
9 9 (2.91%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 52 (16.83%) HTML
2 51 (16.50%) CSS
3 47 (15.21%) .NET
4 26 (8.41%) .NET Framework
5 24 (7.77%) jQuery
6 18 (5.83%) ASP.NET Web API
6 18 (5.83%) Web Services
7 17 (5.50%) AngularJS
8 15 (4.85%) ASP.NET
8 15 (4.85%) REST
9 14 (4.53%) Node.js
10 13 (4.21%) SOAP
11 11 (3.56%) Spring
11 11 (3.56%) WCF
12 10 (3.24%) Apache Wicket
12 10 (3.24%) Laravel
12 10 (3.24%) Play Framework
13 8 (2.59%) ASP.NET Web Forms
13 8 (2.59%) CakePHP
14 7 (2.27%) Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 20 (6.47%) Analytical Skills
2 13 (4.21%) Management Information System
3 11 (3.56%) Greenfield Project
4 7 (2.27%) Client/Server
4 7 (2.27%) Data Centre
5 6 (1.94%) Public Cloud
6 5 (1.62%) Cyberthreat
7 4 (1.29%) Blog
7 4 (1.29%) Computer Science
7 4 (1.29%) Enterprise Software
7 4 (1.29%) Fintech
7 4 (1.29%) iPhone
8 3 (0.97%) Data Protection Act
8 3 (0.97%) Graphic Design
8 3 (0.97%) Life Science
8 3 (0.97%) Mobile App
8 3 (0.97%) Social Media
9 2 (0.65%) Driving Licence
9 2 (0.65%) W3C
10 1 (0.32%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 32 (10.36%) Windows
2 17 (5.50%) Windows Server
3 10 (3.24%) Windows 7
4 9 (2.91%) Android
5 5 (1.62%) Apple iOS
6 3 (0.97%) Linux
6 3 (0.97%) Windows Server 2008
7 2 (0.65%) Windows 10
7 2 (0.65%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (0.32%) Mac OS X
8 1 (0.32%) Solaris
8 1 (0.32%) Windows 8
8 1 (0.32%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 95 (30.74%) Agile Software Development
2 62 (20.06%) Business Intelligence
3 46 (14.89%) Project Management
4 45 (14.56%) Stakeholder Management
5 42 (13.59%) ITIL
6 40 (12.94%) Risk Management
7 37 (11.97%) Waterfall
8 34 (11.00%) MVC
9 33 (10.68%) Change Management
10 30 (9.71%) Information Security
11 28 (9.06%) Coaching
11 28 (9.06%) Cybersecurity
12 27 (8.74%) Continuous Improvement
12 27 (8.74%) TDD
13 26 (8.41%) Mentoring
14 25 (8.09%) Analytics
14 25 (8.09%) Scrum
15 24 (7.77%) Data Security
16 23 (7.44%) Matrix Organization
16 23 (7.44%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 68 (22.01%) SQL
2 57 (18.45%) JavaScript
3 37 (11.97%) C#
4 27 (8.74%) PHP
5 24 (7.77%) T-SQL
6 12 (3.88%) Java
7 11 (3.56%) Python
8 10 (3.24%) Groovy
8 10 (3.24%) Ruby
8 10 (3.24%) Scala
9 8 (2.59%) VB.NET
10 6 (1.94%) PL/SQL
11 5 (1.62%) C
12 4 (1.29%) VBA
13 2 (0.65%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
13 2 (0.65%) PowerShell
13 2 (0.65%) TypeScript
13 2 (0.65%) VBScript
14 1 (0.32%) R
Qualifications
1 52 (16.83%) Degree
2 30 (9.71%) CISSP
3 27 (8.74%) CISA
3 27 (8.74%) CISM
4 14 (4.53%) ITIL Certification
5 9 (2.91%) CRISC
6 8 (2.59%) MBA
7 6 (1.94%) Microsoft Certification
8 5 (1.62%) CEH
9 3 (0.97%) MCSE
9 3 (0.97%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 3 (0.97%) SC Cleared
9 3 (0.97%) Security Cleared
10 2 (0.65%) CCNA
10 2 (0.65%) CCNP
10 2 (0.65%) Cisco Certification
10 2 (0.65%) CREST Certified
10 2 (0.65%) ISEB
11 1 (0.32%) CompTIA Security+
11 1 (0.32%) Numerate Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 28 (9.06%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 16 (5.18%) GDPR
2 16 (5.18%) QA
3 14 (4.53%) PMO
4 10 (3.24%) COBIT
5 7 (2.27%) SLA
6 3 (0.97%) Data Quality
7 2 (0.65%) ISAE 3402
8 1 (0.32%) ISO 22301
8 1 (0.32%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 32 (10.36%) Active Directory
2 4 (1.29%) ProxySG
2 4 (1.29%) Terminal Services
2 4 (1.29%) Virtual Desktop
3 3 (0.97%) Hyper-V
3 3 (0.97%) XenApp
3 3 (0.97%) XenDesktop
4 2 (0.65%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (0.32%) Virtual Machines
5 1 (0.32%) VirtualBox
5 1 (0.32%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (0.32%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 4 (1.29%) SCCM
1 4 (1.29%) SCVMM
2 3 (0.97%) SCOM
3 1 (0.32%) AirWatch
3 1 (0.32%) Cisco CUCM
3 1 (0.32%) EMC NetWorker
3 1 (0.32%) HP SIM
3 1 (0.32%) Nessus
3 1 (0.32%) OpenVAS
3 1 (0.32%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (0.32%) Puppet
3 1 (0.32%) vCenter Server
3 1 (0.32%) WSUS
Vendors
1 60 (19.42%) Microsoft
2 20 (6.47%) Oracle
3 14 (4.53%) Citrix
4 12 (3.88%) Intapp
5 11 (3.56%) Cisco
6 10 (3.24%) iManage
7 8 (2.59%) Zend
8 6 (1.94%) Salesforce.com
9 5 (1.62%) LexisNexis
9 5 (1.62%) SAP
10 4 (1.29%) Blue Coat
10 4 (1.29%) CheckPoint
10 4 (1.29%) Juniper
10 4 (1.29%) Palo Alto
11 3 (0.97%) Apple
11 3 (0.97%) Dynatrace
11 3 (0.97%) McAfee
11 3 (0.97%) Symantec
11 3 (0.97%) VMware
11 3 (0.97%) WorldPay