Period
to 21 February 2020

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 21 February 2020 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Legal
England > North West
6 months to
21 Feb 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 116 113 129
Rank change year-on-year -3 +16 +19
Permanent jobs citing Legal 216 294 320
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 2.55% 2.84% 2.49%
As % of the General category 7.38% 7.02% 5.63%
Number of salaries quoted 206 274 260
North West median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
10th Percentile £25,875 £32,500 £27,500
90th Percentile £56,250 £62,500 £83,750
England median annual salary £50,000 £52,500 £52,500
% change year-on-year -4.76% - +5.00%

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 2,927 4,186 5,688
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 34.59% 40.42% 44.34%
Number of salaries quoted 2,170 3,229 4,228
North West median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,908 £27,500
90th Percentile £72,452 £71,824 £67,500
England median annual salary £57,500 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year +4.55% +4.76% +5.00%

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 21 February 2020.

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 21 February 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 -42 110 £40,000 -11.11% 101
Merseyside +45 71 £50,000 +73.91% 28
Cheshire +6 25 £37,500 -16.67% 23
Lancashire -4 7 £73,999 +48.00% 15
Cumbria - 2 - - 7
Legal
England

For the 6 months to 21 February 2020, 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 93 (43.06%) Law
2 62 (28.70%) Azure
3 59 (27.31%) Finance
4 56 (25.93%) Microsoft
5 53 (24.54%) SQL
6 52 (24.07%) Agile Software Development
7 47 (21.76%) C#
8 45 (20.83%) Windows
9 39 (18.06%) Active Directory
10 38 (17.59%) Microsoft Office
10 38 (17.59%) .NET
11 35 (16.20%) JavaScript
12 34 (15.74%) SQL Server
13 31 (14.35%) Business Intelligence
14 28 (12.96%) MVC
15 27 (12.50%) Problem-Solving
16 26 (12.04%) Document Management
16 26 (12.04%) Software Engineering
17 24 (11.11%) Microsoft Excel
17 24 (11.11%) Case Management
18 23 (10.65%) AngularJS
18 23 (10.65%) Migration
19 22 (10.19%) SQL Server Reporting Services
19 22 (10.19%) Microsoft PowerPoint
19 22 (10.19%) XML
19 22 (10.19%) ITIL
20 21 (9.72%) HTML
20 21 (9.72%) Practice Management
20 21 (9.72%) Office 365
21 20 (9.26%) Workflow

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 18 (8.33%) SharePoint
2 9 (4.17%) MS Exchange
2 9 (4.17%) WordPress
3 7 (3.24%) IIS
3 7 (3.24%) SharePoint 2013
4 5 (2.31%) NServiceBus
5 4 (1.85%) Skype for Business
6 3 (1.39%) CMS
7 2 (0.93%) Confluence
8 1 (0.46%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 38 (17.59%) Microsoft Office
2 24 (11.11%) Microsoft Excel
3 22 (10.19%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 9 (4.17%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 7 (3.24%) MS Visio
6 1 (0.46%) Figma
6 1 (0.46%) Microsoft Project
6 1 (0.46%) Sketch
Business Applications
1 5 (2.31%) Visualfiles
2 3 (1.39%) Elite 3E
3 1 (0.46%) Adobe Campaign
Cloud Services
1 62 (28.70%) Azure
2 21 (9.72%) Office 365
3 13 (6.02%) Power Platform
3 13 (6.02%) SaaS
4 8 (3.70%) PaaS
5 7 (3.24%) Azure Active Directory
5 7 (3.24%) Serverless
6 3 (1.39%) AWS
7 2 (0.93%) IaaS
7 2 (0.93%) OpenShift
8 1 (0.46%) Amazon EKS
8 1 (0.46%) Azure Functions
Communications & Networking
1 13 (6.02%) Firewall
2 8 (3.70%) Intranet
3 4 (1.85%) DHCP
3 4 (1.85%) DNS
3 4 (1.85%) Internet
3 4 (1.85%) Skype
3 4 (1.85%) VPN
4 3 (1.39%) Network Security
4 3 (1.39%) SAN
4 3 (1.39%) TCP/IP
4 3 (1.39%) Wireless
5 2 (0.93%) Junos
5 2 (0.93%) MPLS
5 2 (0.93%) VLAN
6 1 (0.46%) LAN
6 1 (0.46%) PBX
6 1 (0.46%) Remote Desktop
6 1 (0.46%) Unified Communications
6 1 (0.46%) VoIP
6 1 (0.46%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 34 (15.74%) SQL Server
2 22 (10.19%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 16 (7.41%) Data Warehouse
4 15 (6.94%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 15 (6.94%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 13 (6.02%) Power BI
6 7 (3.24%) Big Data
6 7 (3.24%) Microsoft Analysis Services
6 7 (3.24%) Snowflake Schema
6 7 (3.24%) Star Schema
7 3 (1.39%) Relational Database
8 2 (0.93%) Oracle Reports
8 2 (0.93%) SQL Server 2014
8 2 (0.93%) SQL Server 2016
9 1 (0.46%) OLAP Cube
9 1 (0.46%) Oracle Database
9 1 (0.46%) PostgreSQL
9 1 (0.46%) Qlik Sense
9 1 (0.46%) SQL Server 2000
9 1 (0.46%) SQL Server 2019
Development Applications
1 11 (5.09%) JIRA
2 3 (1.39%) Cucumber
3 2 (0.93%) Balsamiq
3 2 (0.93%) Oracle APEX
3 2 (0.93%) Postman
3 2 (0.93%) Selenium
3 2 (0.93%) SoapUI
3 2 (0.93%) SpecFlow
3 2 (0.93%) TeamCity
4 1 (0.46%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 1 (0.46%) Bitbucket
4 1 (0.46%) Git (software)
4 1 (0.46%) Jenkins
4 1 (0.46%) Protractor
4 1 (0.46%) SonarQube
4 1 (0.46%) WebDriver
General
1 93 (43.06%) Law
2 59 (27.31%) Finance
3 18 (8.33%) Marketing
4 10 (4.63%) Financial Institution
5 6 (2.78%) Manufacturing
5 6 (2.78%) Retail
6 4 (1.85%) Back Office
7 3 (1.39%) Digital Economy
8 1 (0.46%) Banking
8 1 (0.46%) Games
8 1 (0.46%) German Language
8 1 (0.46%) Public Sector
8 1 (0.46%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 64 (29.63%) Developer
2 23 (10.65%) Analyst
3 19 (8.80%) Senior Developer
4 18 (8.33%) Case Management Developer
5 17 (7.87%) Senior Case Management Developer
5 17 (7.87%) Software Engineer
6 14 (6.48%) Business Process Trainer
6 14 (6.48%) Designer
6 14 (6.48%) Trainer
7 11 (5.09%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 10 (4.63%) .NET Software Engineer
8 10 (4.63%) Applications Engineer
8 10 (4.63%) Applications Support
8 10 (4.63%) Business Intelligence Developer
9 9 (4.17%) Graphic Designer
9 9 (4.17%) Knowledge Engineer
9 9 (4.17%) WordPress Developer
10 8 (3.70%) JavaScript Engineer
10 8 (3.70%) Support Engineer
11 7 (3.24%) SharePoint Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 38 (17.59%) .NET
2 23 (10.65%) AngularJS
3 22 (10.19%) XML
4 21 (9.72%) HTML
5 20 (9.26%) ASP.NET
6 19 (8.80%) REST
7 18 (8.33%) .NET Core
8 16 (7.41%) JSON
9 14 (6.48%) ASP.NET MVC
9 14 (6.48%) React
10 11 (5.09%) CSS
11 10 (4.63%) jQuery
11 10 (4.63%) XSLT
12 9 (4.17%) ASP.NET Web Forms
12 9 (4.17%) Node.js
13 7 (3.24%) HTML5
13 7 (3.24%) MDX
13 7 (3.24%) XML Schema
14 6 (2.78%) COM+
14 6 (2.78%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 14 (6.48%) Data Centre
1 14 (6.48%) Greenfield Project
2 13 (6.02%) Private Cloud
3 9 (4.17%) Enterprise Software
4 8 (3.70%) Analytical Skills
4 8 (3.70%) Data Structures
4 8 (3.70%) Management Information System
4 8 (3.70%) Self-Motivation
5 7 (3.24%) User Experience
6 6 (2.78%) Blackberry
7 5 (2.31%) Data Protection Act
8 3 (1.39%) Analytical Mindset
8 3 (1.39%) PKI
9 2 (0.93%) FlexPod
9 2 (0.93%) PMI
9 2 (0.93%) Smartphone
9 2 (0.93%) Video Conferencing
10 1 (0.46%) Blog
10 1 (0.46%) PDA
10 1 (0.46%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 45 (20.83%) Windows
2 13 (6.02%) Windows 10
2 13 (6.02%) Windows Server
3 3 (1.39%) Windows 7
4 2 (0.93%) Android
4 2 (0.93%) Apple iOS
4 2 (0.93%) Linux
5 1 (0.46%) Mac OS X
5 1 (0.46%) Unix
5 1 (0.46%) Windows 8
5 1 (0.46%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 52 (24.07%) Agile Software Development
2 31 (14.35%) Business Intelligence
3 28 (12.96%) MVC
4 27 (12.50%) Problem-Solving
5 26 (12.04%) Document Management
5 26 (12.04%) Software Engineering
6 24 (11.11%) Case Management
7 23 (10.65%) Migration
8 22 (10.19%) ITIL
9 21 (9.72%) Practice Management
10 20 (9.26%) Workflow
11 19 (8.80%) ETL
11 19 (8.80%) Microservices
12 18 (8.33%) Continuous Improvement
12 18 (8.33%) Machine Learning
12 18 (8.33%) Time Management
13 17 (7.87%) Service Delivery
14 16 (7.41%) Artificial Intelligence
14 16 (7.41%) Continuous Integration
14 16 (7.41%) Data Migration
Programming Languages
1 53 (24.54%) SQL
2 47 (21.76%) C#
3 35 (16.20%) JavaScript
4 14 (6.48%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
5 10 (4.63%) XPath
6 9 (4.17%) PHP
7 8 (3.70%) Java
7 8 (3.70%) PowerShell
8 7 (3.24%) T-SQL
9 4 (1.85%) Shell Script
10 3 (1.39%) C
10 3 (1.39%) Python
11 2 (0.93%) C++
12 1 (0.46%) PL/SQL
12 1 (0.46%) TypeScript
12 1 (0.46%) VB
12 1 (0.46%) VB.NET
12 1 (0.46%) VBA
Qualifications
1 17 (7.87%) Degree
2 12 (5.56%) Microsoft Certification
3 7 (3.24%) DBS Check
4 5 (2.31%) MCSE
5 4 (1.85%) CISSP
6 3 (1.39%) ITIL Certification
6 3 (1.39%) MCSA
6 3 (1.39%) PMI Certification
7 2 (0.93%) CEH
7 2 (0.93%) CISA
7 2 (0.93%) CISM
7 2 (0.93%) Computer Science Degree
7 2 (0.93%) ISO 27001 Lead Implementer
7 2 (0.93%) ISTQB
7 2 (0.93%) MCSD
8 1 (0.46%) A+ Certification
8 1 (0.46%) CCNA
8 1 (0.46%) Cisco Certification
8 1 (0.46%) CompTIA Security+
8 1 (0.46%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (2.78%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 6 (2.78%) QA
2 3 (1.39%) GDPR
3 1 (0.46%) COBIT
3 1 (0.46%) COSO
3 1 (0.46%) Cyber Essentials
3 1 (0.46%) ISAE 3402
3 1 (0.46%) PMO
3 1 (0.46%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 39 (18.06%) Active Directory
2 13 (6.02%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (3.24%) Docker
4 1 (0.46%) Hyper-V
4 1 (0.46%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 7 (3.24%) Kubernetes
2 6 (2.78%) SCCM
3 4 (1.85%) Microsoft Intune
4 3 (1.39%) SCOM
5 2 (0.93%) Puppet
5 2 (0.93%) Terraform
6 1 (0.46%) McAfee ePO
6 1 (0.46%) Norton AntiVirus
6 1 (0.46%) Opscode Chef
6 1 (0.46%) WMI
Vendors
1 56 (25.93%) Microsoft
2 18 (8.33%) Intapp
3 16 (7.41%) VMware
4 14 (6.48%) iManage
5 12 (5.56%) Adobe
6 9 (4.17%) Citrix
7 7 (3.24%) Aderant
7 7 (3.24%) SnapLogic
8 4 (1.85%) Oracle
8 4 (1.85%) Polycom
8 4 (1.85%) Salesforce.com
9 3 (1.39%) Apple
9 3 (1.39%) Atlassian
9 3 (1.39%) Cisco
9 3 (1.39%) LexisNexis
9 3 (1.39%) McAfee
10 2 (0.93%) CheckPoint
10 2 (0.93%) Juniper
10 2 (0.93%) NetApp
10 2 (0.93%) Palo Alto