Period
to 13 December 2019

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 13 December 2019 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Legal
England > North West
6 months to
13 Dec 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 126 118 173
Rank change year-on-year -8 +55 -24
Permanent jobs citing Legal 233 310 243
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 2.45% 2.73% 1.84%
As % of the General category 6.93% 6.70% 4.18%
Number of salaries quoted 201 278 191
North West median annual salary £40,000 £45,000 £44,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -11.11% +2.27% +10.00%
10th Percentile £24,000 £30,875 £26,250
90th Percentile £60,000 £62,500 £73,750
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £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 3,364 4,627 5,814
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 35.34% 40.82% 43.95%
Number of salaries quoted 2,500 3,475 4,267
North West median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,250 £26,900
90th Percentile £72,312 £71,250 £66,250
England median annual salary £56,500 £55,000 £52,000
% change year-on-year +2.73% +5.77% +4.00%

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 13 December 2019.

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 13 December 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
Manchester -32 131 £40,000 -11.11% 94
Merseyside +43 63 £39,000 +41.82% 25
Cheshire +8 24 £37,500 -16.67% 18
Lancashire -6 12 £73,999 +76.19% 17
Legal
England

For the 6 months to 13 December 2019, 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 67 (28.76%) Microsoft
2 65 (27.90%) Law
3 56 (24.03%) Windows
4 53 (22.75%) Azure
5 52 (22.32%) Agile Software Development
6 50 (21.46%) Finance
6 50 (21.46%) Active Directory
7 43 (18.45%) JavaScript
8 42 (18.03%) C#
8 42 (18.03%) Microsoft Office
9 39 (16.74%) ITIL
9 39 (16.74%) SQL
9 39 (16.74%) Business Intelligence
9 39 (16.74%) Problem-Solving
10 33 (14.16%) HTML
11 32 (13.73%) .NET
12 29 (12.45%) SQL Server
12 29 (12.45%) AngularJS
13 28 (12.02%) MVC
14 26 (11.16%) Office 365
15 25 (10.73%) Time Management
16 23 (9.87%) CSS
17 22 (9.44%) Software Engineering
17 22 (9.44%) Case Management
18 21 (9.01%) Machine Learning
18 21 (9.01%) React
19 20 (8.58%) Firewall
19 20 (8.58%) Information Security
19 20 (8.58%) XML
19 20 (8.58%) ASP.NET

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 17 (7.30%) SharePoint
2 13 (5.58%) WordPress
3 9 (3.86%) MS Exchange
4 8 (3.43%) SharePoint 2013
5 7 (3.00%) IIS
6 3 (1.29%) Confluence
7 1 (0.43%) CMS
7 1 (0.43%) Umbraco
Applications
1 42 (18.03%) Microsoft Office
2 17 (7.30%) Microsoft Excel
3 15 (6.44%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 7 (3.00%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 7 (3.00%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.43%) Acrobat
5 1 (0.43%) Chatbot
5 1 (0.43%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 7 (3.00%) Visualfiles
2 3 (1.29%) Elite 3E
3 2 (0.86%) Magento
4 1 (0.43%) Adobe Campaign
4 1 (0.43%) SAP EWM
Cloud Services
1 53 (22.75%) Azure
2 26 (11.16%) Office 365
3 16 (6.87%) SaaS
4 9 (3.86%) Power Platform
5 8 (3.43%) PaaS
5 8 (3.43%) Serverless
6 6 (2.58%) Azure Active Directory
7 2 (0.86%) Azure Functions
7 2 (0.86%) IaaS
8 1 (0.43%) AWS
Communications & Networking
1 20 (8.58%) Firewall
2 8 (3.43%) Intranet
3 6 (2.58%) DNS
4 4 (1.72%) DHCP
4 4 (1.72%) TCP/IP
4 4 (1.72%) VPN
5 3 (1.29%) Network Security
5 3 (1.29%) SAN
5 3 (1.29%) VLAN
6 2 (0.86%) Internet
6 2 (0.86%) Intrusion Detection
6 2 (0.86%) Junos
6 2 (0.86%) MPLS
6 2 (0.86%) SSH
6 2 (0.86%) VoIP
6 2 (0.86%) WAN
7 1 (0.43%) LAN
7 1 (0.43%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (12.45%) SQL Server
2 15 (6.44%) Data Warehouse
2 15 (6.44%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 15 (6.44%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 11 (4.72%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 9 (3.86%) Power BI
5 7 (3.00%) Snowflake Schema
5 7 (3.00%) Star Schema
6 6 (2.58%) Big Data
6 6 (2.58%) Microsoft Analysis Services
7 3 (1.29%) Relational Database
8 2 (0.86%) MySQL
8 2 (0.86%) SQL Server 2014
8 2 (0.86%) SQL Server 2016
9 1 (0.43%) Azure SQL Database
9 1 (0.43%) OLAP
9 1 (0.43%) OLAP Cube
9 1 (0.43%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 11 (4.72%) JIRA
2 8 (3.43%) Grunt
2 8 (3.43%) gulp
3 4 (1.72%) Cucumber
3 4 (1.72%) Git (software)
4 3 (1.29%) Jasmine
5 2 (0.86%) Balsamiq
5 2 (0.86%) Cypress.io
5 2 (0.86%) Postman
5 2 (0.86%) Protractor
5 2 (0.86%) Selenium
5 2 (0.86%) SpecFlow
5 2 (0.86%) TeamCity
5 2 (0.86%) webpack
6 1 (0.43%) CasperJS
6 1 (0.43%) Jenkins
6 1 (0.43%) SoapUI
6 1 (0.43%) WebDriver
General
1 65 (27.90%) Law
2 50 (21.46%) Finance
3 17 (7.30%) Marketing
4 9 (3.86%) Retail
5 8 (3.43%) Manufacturing
6 5 (2.15%) Aerospace
7 4 (1.72%) Back Office
7 4 (1.72%) Banking
8 3 (1.29%) Financial Institution
9 2 (0.86%) Digital Economy
9 2 (0.86%) Public Sector
10 1 (0.43%) Games
10 1 (0.43%) German Language
Job Titles
1 58 (24.89%) Developer
2 35 (15.02%) Analyst
3 15 (6.44%) Support Analyst
4 14 (6.01%) Software Engineer
5 12 (5.15%) Senior Developer
6 11 (4.72%) Applications Engineer
6 11 (4.72%) Applications Support
6 11 (4.72%) Designer
6 11 (4.72%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 10 (4.29%) .NET Software Engineer
7 10 (4.29%) Service Analyst
7 10 (4.29%) Service Desk Analyst
7 10 (4.29%) Support Engineer
8 9 (3.86%) Case Management Developer
8 9 (3.86%) Knowledge Engineer
8 9 (3.86%) React Developer
9 8 (3.43%) Business Intelligence Developer
9 8 (3.43%) JavaScript Engineer
9 8 (3.43%) Junior
9 8 (3.43%) SharePoint Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 33 (14.16%) HTML
2 32 (13.73%) .NET
3 29 (12.45%) AngularJS
4 23 (9.87%) CSS
5 21 (9.01%) React
6 20 (8.58%) ASP.NET
6 20 (8.58%) XML
7 17 (7.30%) JSON
8 14 (6.01%) .NET Core
8 14 (6.01%) ASP.NET MVC
8 14 (6.01%) Node.js
8 14 (6.01%) REST
9 13 (5.58%) HTML5
10 12 (5.15%) jQuery
10 12 (5.15%) XSLT
11 9 (3.86%) ASP.NET Web Forms
12 7 (3.00%) CSS3
12 7 (3.00%) MDX
12 7 (3.00%) Vue.js
13 6 (2.58%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 14 (6.01%) Data Centre
1 14 (6.01%) Greenfield Project
2 13 (5.58%) Private Cloud
3 12 (5.15%) Management Information System
4 11 (4.72%) Analytical Skills
5 10 (4.29%) Enterprise Software
5 10 (4.29%) User Experience
6 8 (3.43%) Data Structures
6 8 (3.43%) Self-Motivation
7 5 (2.15%) Data Protection Act
7 5 (2.15%) Mainframe
8 4 (1.72%) Blackberry
8 4 (1.72%) Cyberattack
9 2 (0.86%) Cyberthreat
9 2 (0.86%) FlexPod
9 2 (0.86%) Mobile App
9 2 (0.86%) PKI
9 2 (0.86%) PMI
9 2 (0.86%) Smart Meter
9 2 (0.86%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 56 (24.03%) Windows
2 18 (7.73%) Windows 10
3 14 (6.01%) Windows Server
4 8 (3.43%) Linux
5 7 (3.00%) Windows 7
6 6 (2.58%) Unix
7 2 (0.86%) CentOS
7 2 (0.86%) Ubuntu
7 2 (0.86%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (0.43%) Apple iOS
8 1 (0.43%) Mac OS X
8 1 (0.43%) Windows 8
8 1 (0.43%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 52 (22.32%) Agile Software Development
2 39 (16.74%) Business Intelligence
2 39 (16.74%) ITIL
2 39 (16.74%) Problem-Solving
3 28 (12.02%) MVC
4 25 (10.73%) Time Management
5 22 (9.44%) Case Management
5 22 (9.44%) Software Engineering
6 21 (9.01%) Machine Learning
7 20 (8.58%) Information Security
8 19 (8.15%) Artificial Intelligence
9 18 (7.73%) Continuous Improvement
9 18 (7.73%) Decision-Making
10 17 (7.30%) Document Management
10 17 (7.30%) Migration
11 15 (6.44%) Continuous Integration
11 15 (6.44%) Cybersecurity
11 15 (6.44%) Practice Management
11 15 (6.44%) Project Management
11 15 (6.44%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 43 (18.45%) JavaScript
2 42 (18.03%) C#
3 39 (16.74%) SQL
4 15 (6.44%) PHP
5 13 (5.58%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
6 9 (3.86%) XPath
7 8 (3.43%) C
7 8 (3.43%) Java
7 8 (3.43%) PowerShell
8 2 (0.86%) C++
8 2 (0.86%) Python
8 2 (0.86%) T-SQL
9 1 (0.43%) VB
9 1 (0.43%) VB.NET
9 1 (0.43%) VBA
Qualifications
1 18 (7.73%) Degree
2 12 (5.15%) DBS Check
2 12 (5.15%) Microsoft Certification
3 9 (3.86%) CISSP
4 7 (3.00%) CISA
5 6 (2.58%) MCSE
6 5 (2.15%) CISM
6 5 (2.15%) ITIL Certification
7 4 (1.72%) ISTQB
7 4 (1.72%) MCSA
8 3 (1.29%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 3 (1.29%) PMI Certification
9 2 (0.86%) CEH
9 2 (0.86%) Computer Science Degree
9 2 (0.86%) IIBA
9 2 (0.86%) ISO 27001 Lead Implementer
9 2 (0.86%) MCSD
9 2 (0.86%) SANS
9 2 (0.86%) SSCP
10 1 (0.43%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (6.44%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 11 (4.72%) QA
3 5 (2.15%) PMO
4 4 (1.72%) COBIT
4 4 (1.72%) COSO
4 4 (1.72%) GDPR
5 3 (1.29%) NIST
6 1 (0.43%) Cyber Essentials
6 1 (0.43%) ISO 22301
6 1 (0.43%) ISO 9001
6 1 (0.43%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 1 (0.43%) SLA
System Software
1 50 (21.46%) Active Directory
2 13 (5.58%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (1.72%) Docker
4 1 (0.43%) Hyper-V
4 1 (0.43%) Virtual Desktop
4 1 (0.43%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 8 (3.43%) SCCM
2 5 (2.15%) SCOM
3 4 (1.72%) Kubernetes
4 3 (1.29%) Microsoft Intune
5 1 (0.43%) Cisco CUCM
5 1 (0.43%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 67 (28.76%) Microsoft
2 17 (7.30%) Citrix
2 17 (7.30%) VMware
3 13 (5.58%) iManage
4 12 (5.15%) Intapp
5 10 (4.29%) Cisco
6 9 (3.86%) Adobe
7 6 (2.58%) SnapLogic
8 5 (2.15%) Salesforce.com
9 3 (1.29%) Aderant
9 3 (1.29%) Apple
9 3 (1.29%) LexisNexis
9 3 (1.29%) McAfee
9 3 (1.29%) SAP
10 2 (0.86%) CheckPoint
10 2 (0.86%) Juniper
10 2 (0.86%) NetApp
10 2 (0.86%) Oracle
10 2 (0.86%) Palo Alto
10 2 (0.86%) Zscaler