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 3 months to 23 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
23 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Legal
England / North West
Rank 153 104 152
Rank change year-on-year -49 +48  
Permanent jobs citing Legal 108 146 100
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 1.78% 2.58% 1.53%
As % of the General category 5.12% 6.23% 3.79%
Number of salaries quoted 91 97 71
Median salary £40,000 £42,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.88% +13.33%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £27,500 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £58,500 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year -5.55% -  

Legal is in the common skills category. The next 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.

General Skills
North West
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for common skills 2110 2344 2638
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the North West 34.80% 41.49% 40.27%
Number of salaries quoted 1647 1871 2004
Median salary £41,500 £40,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.46% +1.25%  
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £25,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £60,650
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

Legal
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the North West citing Legal as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the General category.

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 3 months to 23 March 2017.

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 3 months to 23 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Manchester -48 80 £40,000 -6.43% 12
Merseyside -3 11 £46,250 +42.30%
Lancashire - 9 £37,500 -
Cheshire -2 6 £59,980 +5.22%
Legal
England

Legal
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 23 March 2017, IT jobs citing Legal 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 Legal.

1 85 (34.41%) Agile Software Development
2 83 (33.60%) SQL
3 78 (31.58%) Finance
4 61 (24.70%) SQL Server
5 58 (23.48%) Law
6 57 (23.08%) Microsoft
7 53 (21.46%) .NET
8 48 (19.43%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 46 (18.62%) Business Intelligence
9 46 (18.62%) Degree
9 46 (18.62%) Case Management
10 42 (17.00%) C#
11 39 (15.79%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 34 (13.77%) T-SQL
13 32 (12.96%) Stakeholder Management
14 31 (12.55%) Business Analysis
15 30 (12.15%) SQL Server Analysis Services
15 30 (12.15%) MVC
16 28 (11.34%) Computer Science
16 28 (11.34%) SDLC
17 27 (10.93%) MS Excel
18 25 (10.12%) ITIL
18 25 (10.12%) SQL Server 2008
19 24 (9.72%) Windows
19 24 (9.72%) Disaster Recovery
20 23 (9.31%) HTML
21 22 (8.91%) JavaScript
22 21 (8.50%) Risk Management
22 21 (8.50%) Waterfall
23 20 (8.10%) iPad

Legal
Top Related 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 18 (7.29%) SharePoint
2 6 (2.43%) MS Exchange
3 5 (2.02%) Apache Spark
4 3 (1.21%) Apache
4 3 (1.21%) SAS
4 3 (1.21%) Skype for Business
5 2 (0.81%) CMS
6 1 (0.40%) IIS
Applications
1 27 (10.93%) MS Excel
2 15 (6.07%) MS Office
3 6 (2.43%) MS Visio
4 2 (0.81%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 16 (6.48%) Visualfiles
2 1 (0.40%) Infor SunSystems
2 1 (0.40%) SAP Business One
Cloud Services
1 11 (4.45%) Amazon AWS
1 11 (4.45%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (1.62%) SaaS
3 3 (1.21%) Amazon EMR
4 1 (0.40%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 9 (3.64%) Intrusion Detection
2 8 (3.24%) Unified Communications
3 7 (2.83%) DNS
4 4 (1.62%) DHCP
4 4 (1.62%) Firewall
4 4 (1.62%) TCP/IP
5 3 (1.21%) HTTP
5 3 (1.21%) Internet
5 3 (1.21%) IP Telephony
5 3 (1.21%) Skype
6 2 (0.81%) Intranet
6 2 (0.81%) Junos
6 2 (0.81%) LAN
6 2 (0.81%) MPLS
6 2 (0.81%) Network Security
6 2 (0.81%) VLAN
6 2 (0.81%) VoIP
6 2 (0.81%) WAN
7 1 (0.40%) NetScaler
7 1 (0.40%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 61 (24.70%) SQL Server
2 48 (19.43%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 39 (15.79%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 30 (12.15%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 25 (10.12%) SQL Server 2008
6 15 (6.07%) Data Warehouse
7 13 (5.26%) Big Data
7 13 (5.26%) Hadoop
7 13 (5.26%) MySQL
8 11 (4.45%) SQL Server 2014
9 10 (4.05%) MS Access
10 4 (1.62%) Data Mining
10 4 (1.62%) QlikView
11 3 (1.21%) Amazon Redshift
11 3 (1.21%) Power BI
11 3 (1.21%) SQL Server 2012
12 2 (0.81%) Azure SQL Database
12 2 (0.81%) OLAP Cube
12 2 (0.81%) PowerPivot
12 2 (0.81%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 10 (4.05%) Eclipse
2 3 (1.21%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (1.21%) Visual Studio
3 2 (0.81%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
4 1 (0.40%) Bower
4 1 (0.40%) gulp
General
1 78 (31.58%) Finance
2 58 (23.48%) Law
3 15 (6.07%) Banking
3 15 (6.07%) Telecoms
4 8 (3.24%) Local Government
5 5 (2.02%) Retail
6 3 (1.21%) Manufacturing
6 3 (1.21%) Multimedia
6 3 (1.21%) Pharmaceutical
7 1 (0.40%) Front Office
7 1 (0.40%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 64 (25.91%) Analyst
1 64 (25.91%) Developer
2 32 (12.96%) SQL Developer
3 31 (12.55%) Business Analyst
4 18 (7.29%) Consultant
5 17 (6.88%) Development Manager
6 16 (6.48%) .NET Developer
7 15 (6.07%) IT Manager
8 14 (5.67%) Senior Developer
9 13 (5.26%) Project Manager
10 11 (4.45%) C# Developer
10 11 (4.45%) Junior
11 10 (4.05%) IT Analyst
11 10 (4.05%) Senior .NET Developer
11 10 (4.05%) Systems Analyst
12 9 (3.64%) C# .NET Developer
12 9 (3.64%) Information Assurance Consultant
13 8 (3.24%) Business Intelligence Developer
13 8 (3.24%) Senior C# .NET Developer
13 8 (3.24%) Senior SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 53 (21.46%) .NET
2 23 (9.31%) HTML
3 14 (5.67%) HTML5
4 13 (5.26%) ASP.NET
5 12 (4.86%) ASP.NET Web API
6 11 (4.45%) WinForms
7 9 (3.64%) ASP.NET Web Forms
7 9 (3.64%) Web Services
8 8 (3.24%) CSS
8 8 (3.24%) WPF
9 6 (2.43%) jQuery
9 6 (2.43%) MDX
10 5 (2.02%) .NET Framework
10 5 (2.02%) XML
11 3 (1.21%) ASP.NET MVC
11 3 (1.21%) Entity Framework
11 3 (1.21%) Middleware
11 3 (1.21%) WCF
11 3 (1.21%) XHTML
12 2 (0.81%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 28 (11.34%) Computer Science
2 20 (8.10%) iPad
3 17 (6.88%) Management Information System
4 14 (5.67%) Analytical Skills
5 8 (3.24%) Mobile App
6 7 (2.83%) User Experience
7 4 (1.62%) Driving Licence
8 3 (1.21%) Digital Media
8 3 (1.21%) New Media
8 3 (1.21%) W3C
9 2 (0.81%) Clustering
9 2 (0.81%) Video Conferencing
10 1 (0.40%) Credit Derivative
10 1 (0.40%) Derivative
10 1 (0.40%) Equity Derivative
10 1 (0.40%) Fixed Income
10 1 (0.40%) Interest Rate Derivative
10 1 (0.40%) Replication
10 1 (0.40%) Smartphone
10 1 (0.40%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 24 (9.72%) Windows
2 9 (3.64%) Windows Server
3 4 (1.62%) Windows Server 2008
3 4 (1.62%) Windows Server 2012
4 3 (1.21%) Linux
4 3 (1.21%) Unix
4 3 (1.21%) Windows Vista
5 2 (0.81%) Windows 7
6 1 (0.40%) HPUX
6 1 (0.40%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (0.40%) Windows 8
6 1 (0.40%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 85 (34.41%) Agile Software Development
2 46 (18.62%) Business Intelligence
2 46 (18.62%) Case Management
3 32 (12.96%) Stakeholder Management
4 31 (12.55%) Business Analysis
5 30 (12.15%) MVC
6 28 (11.34%) SDLC
7 25 (10.12%) ITIL
8 24 (9.72%) Disaster Recovery
9 21 (8.50%) Risk Management
9 21 (8.50%) Waterfall
10 20 (8.10%) Business Continuity
11 19 (7.69%) ETL
11 19 (7.69%) Project Management
12 14 (5.67%) Test Strategy
13 13 (5.26%) Information Security
13 13 (5.26%) Technical Analysis
14 12 (4.86%) Data Security
14 12 (4.86%) PRINCE2
14 12 (4.86%) Security Management
Programming Languages
1 83 (33.60%) SQL
2 42 (17.00%) C#
3 34 (13.77%) T-SQL
4 22 (8.91%) JavaScript
5 10 (4.05%) VB.NET
6 9 (3.64%) C
6 9 (3.64%) VB
7 6 (2.43%) PHP
8 5 (2.02%) VBA
9 4 (1.62%) Python
9 4 (1.62%) VBScript
10 3 (1.21%) Clojure
10 3 (1.21%) Haskell
10 3 (1.21%) Java
10 3 (1.21%) PL/SQL
10 3 (1.21%) Scala
11 2 (0.81%) PowerShell
11 2 (0.81%) VB6
12 1 (0.40%) IronPython
12 1 (0.40%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 46 (18.62%) Degree
2 16 (6.48%) ISEB
3 14 (5.67%) CISSP
4 13 (5.26%) CISM
5 9 (3.64%) CCNP
5 9 (3.64%) Cisco Certification
5 9 (3.64%) DV Cleared
5 9 (3.64%) Security Cleared
6 5 (2.02%) CISA
7 3 (1.21%) ISEB Practitioner
7 3 (1.21%) Microsoft Certification
7 3 (1.21%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 3 (1.21%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 2 (0.81%) MCSE
9 1 (0.40%) CCA
9 1 (0.40%) Citrix Certification
9 1 (0.40%) CNA
9 1 (0.40%) CNE
9 1 (0.40%) ITIL Certification
9 1 (0.40%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (6.07%) PMO
2 12 (4.86%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 11 (4.45%) SLA
4 9 (3.64%) Cyber Essentials
5 8 (3.24%) QA
5 8 (3.24%) Solvency II
6 5 (2.02%) Data Quality
7 3 (1.21%) ISO22301
8 1 (0.40%) BS25999
8 1 (0.40%) COBIT
8 1 (0.40%) COSO
8 1 (0.40%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 14 (5.67%) Active Directory
2 4 (1.62%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (0.81%) ProxySG
4 1 (0.40%) Hyper-V
4 1 (0.40%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 1 (0.40%) SCVMM
1 1 (0.40%) SQL Sentry
Vendors
1 57 (23.08%) Microsoft
2 11 (4.45%) Cisco
2 11 (4.45%) VMware
3 10 (4.05%) LexisNexis
4 7 (2.83%) Citrix
5 4 (1.62%) iManage
6 3 (1.21%) Avaya
6 3 (1.21%) IBM
6 3 (1.21%) Zend
7 2 (0.81%) Blue Coat
7 2 (0.81%) CheckPoint
7 2 (0.81%) Interwoven
7 2 (0.81%) Juniper
7 2 (0.81%) Palo Alto
7 2 (0.81%) Tableau
8 1 (0.40%) Infor
8 1 (0.40%) Oracle
8 1 (0.40%) Red Hat
8 1 (0.40%) RedGate
8 1 (0.40%) SAP
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