Period
to 31 March 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 31 March 2020 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Legal
England > North West
6 months to
31 Mar 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 108 141 137
Rank change year-on-year +33 -4 +17
Permanent jobs citing Legal 220 224 320
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the North West 2.72% 2.23% 2.46%
As % of the General category 7.82% 5.63% 5.71%
Number of salaries quoted 230 210 269
Median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% - +12.50%
10th Percentile £26,250 £31,925 £26,250
90th Percentile £58,750 £62,500 £85,250
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 2,815 3,977 5,609
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 34.78% 39.54% 43.13%
Number of salaries quoted 2,004 2,950 4,227
Median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% - +12.50%
10th Percentile £27,500 £26,750 £27,500
90th Percentile £72,500 £72,312 £67,500
England median annual salary £57,500 £55,000 £51,000
% change year-on-year +4.55% +7.84% +2.00%

Legal
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

Job postings citing Legal as a proportion 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

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Legal in the North West.

Salary trend for Legal in the North West

Legal
Salary Histogram in the North West

Salary distribution for jobs citing Legal in the North West over the 6 months to 31 March 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 31 March 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 -5 112 £40,000 -11.11% 41
Merseyside +44 74 £50,000 +11.11% 15
Cheshire +11 23 £37,500 -15.73% 8
Lancashire +15 9 £73,999 +16.53% 7
Cumbria - 2 - - 2
Legal
England

For the 6 months to 31 March 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.

1 111 (50.45%) Law
2 62 (28.18%) Azure
3 57 (25.91%) Microsoft
4 56 (25.45%) Finance
5 53 (24.09%) Agile Software Development
6 50 (22.73%) SQL
7 44 (20.00%) Windows
8 41 (18.64%) C#
9 35 (15.91%) .NET
9 35 (15.91%) Microsoft Office
10 32 (14.55%) JavaScript
11 29 (13.18%) Active Directory
11 29 (13.18%) Case Management
12 26 (11.82%) SQL Server
12 26 (11.82%) Software Engineering
13 25 (11.36%) Microsoft Excel
13 25 (11.36%) Problem-Solving
14 24 (10.91%) Business Intelligence
14 24 (10.91%) Migration
15 23 (10.45%) XML
16 22 (10.00%) Document Management
16 22 (10.00%) AngularJS
17 21 (9.55%) Microsoft PowerPoint
17 21 (9.55%) Practice Management
17 21 (9.55%) MVC
18 20 (9.09%) Workflow
18 20 (9.09%) Office 365
18 20 (9.09%) REST
18 20 (9.09%) iManage
19 19 (8.64%) Continuous Improvement

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 16 (7.27%) SharePoint
2 9 (4.09%) WordPress
3 8 (3.64%) IIS
4 6 (2.73%) Skype for Business
5 5 (2.27%) NServiceBus
6 4 (1.82%) MS Exchange
6 4 (1.82%) SharePoint 2013
7 3 (1.36%) CMS
8 2 (0.91%) Confluence
9 1 (0.45%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 35 (15.91%) Microsoft Office
2 25 (11.36%) Microsoft Excel
3 21 (9.55%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 9 (4.09%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 4 (1.82%) MS Visio
6 1 (0.45%) Chatbot
6 1 (0.45%) Figma
6 1 (0.45%) Sketch
Business Applications
1 3 (1.36%) Visualfiles
2 1 (0.45%) Adobe Campaign
2 1 (0.45%) Elite 3E
Cloud Services
1 62 (28.18%) Azure
2 20 (9.09%) Office 365
3 14 (6.36%) SaaS
4 10 (4.55%) Azure Active Directory
4 10 (4.55%) Power Platform
5 9 (4.09%) PaaS
6 7 (3.18%) Serverless
7 5 (2.27%) AWS
8 3 (1.36%) IaaS
8 3 (1.36%) OpenShift
9 1 (0.45%) Amazon EKS
9 1 (0.45%) Azure Functions
Communications & Networking
1 12 (5.45%) Firewall
2 7 (3.18%) DHCP
2 7 (3.18%) DNS
3 6 (2.73%) Intranet
3 6 (2.73%) Skype
4 5 (2.27%) Wireless
5 4 (1.82%) Internet
6 3 (1.36%) SAN
7 2 (0.91%) Network Security
7 2 (0.91%) TCP/IP
7 2 (0.91%) VPN
8 1 (0.45%) Junos
8 1 (0.45%) LAN
8 1 (0.45%) MPLS
8 1 (0.45%) PBX
8 1 (0.45%) Remote Desktop
8 1 (0.45%) Unified Communications
8 1 (0.45%) VoIP
8 1 (0.45%) WAN
8 1 (0.45%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (11.82%) SQL Server
2 19 (8.64%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 15 (6.82%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 12 (5.45%) Data Warehouse
4 12 (5.45%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 10 (4.55%) Power BI
6 7 (3.18%) Snowflake Schema
6 7 (3.18%) Star Schema
7 4 (1.82%) Big Data
7 4 (1.82%) Microsoft Analysis Services
8 3 (1.36%) Relational Database
9 2 (0.91%) Oracle Reports
9 2 (0.91%) SQL Server 2014
9 2 (0.91%) SQL Server 2016
10 1 (0.45%) OLAP
10 1 (0.45%) OLAP Cube
10 1 (0.45%) PostgreSQL
10 1 (0.45%) Qlik Sense
10 1 (0.45%) SQL Server 2000
10 1 (0.45%) SQL Server 2019
Development Applications
1 9 (4.09%) JIRA
2 2 (0.91%) Balsamiq
2 2 (0.91%) Cucumber
2 2 (0.91%) Oracle APEX
2 2 (0.91%) Postman
2 2 (0.91%) Selenium
2 2 (0.91%) SoapUI
2 2 (0.91%) SpecFlow
2 2 (0.91%) TeamCity
3 1 (0.45%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 1 (0.45%) Bitbucket
3 1 (0.45%) Burp Suite
3 1 (0.45%) Git (software)
3 1 (0.45%) Jenkins
3 1 (0.45%) SonarQube
3 1 (0.45%) WebDriver
General
1 111 (50.45%) Law
2 56 (25.45%) Finance
3 16 (7.27%) Marketing
4 12 (5.45%) Financial Institution
5 6 (2.73%) Retail
6 4 (1.82%) Back Office
6 4 (1.82%) Manufacturing
7 3 (1.36%) Banking
7 3 (1.36%) Digital Economy
7 3 (1.36%) Public Sector
7 3 (1.36%) Telecoms
8 2 (0.91%) Police
8 2 (0.91%) Publishing
9 1 (0.45%) Games
9 1 (0.45%) German Language
9 1 (0.45%) Local Government
9 1 (0.45%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 63 (28.64%) Developer
2 28 (12.73%) Analyst
3 26 (11.82%) Senior Developer
4 24 (10.91%) Case Management Developer
5 23 (10.45%) Senior Case Management Developer
6 17 (7.73%) Software Engineer
7 14 (6.36%) Business Process Trainer
7 14 (6.36%) Designer
7 14 (6.36%) Trainer
8 11 (5.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 10 (4.55%) .NET Software Engineer
9 10 (4.55%) Business Intelligence Developer
10 9 (4.09%) Graphic Designer
10 9 (4.09%) WordPress Developer
11 8 (3.64%) Applications Support
11 8 (3.64%) JavaScript Engineer
11 8 (3.64%) Knowledge Engineer
11 8 (3.64%) Support Engineer
12 7 (3.18%) Applications Engineer
12 7 (3.18%) Azure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 35 (15.91%) .NET
2 23 (10.45%) XML
3 22 (10.00%) AngularJS
4 20 (9.09%) REST
5 19 (8.64%) ASP.NET
6 17 (7.73%) JSON
7 16 (7.27%) .NET Core
8 14 (6.36%) HTML
9 13 (5.91%) ASP.NET MVC
9 13 (5.91%) React
10 10 (4.55%) jQuery
10 10 (4.55%) XSLT
11 9 (4.09%) ASP.NET Web Forms
11 9 (4.09%) Node.js
12 7 (3.18%) HTML5
12 7 (3.18%) MDX
12 7 (3.18%) XML Schema
13 6 (2.73%) COM+
13 6 (2.73%) WCF
14 5 (2.27%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 14 (6.36%) Analytical Skills
2 13 (5.91%) Data Centre
2 13 (5.91%) Private Cloud
3 12 (5.45%) Greenfield Project
4 8 (3.64%) Data Structures
5 7 (3.18%) Enterprise Software
5 7 (3.18%) Management Information System
5 7 (3.18%) Self-Motivation
5 7 (3.18%) User Experience
6 4 (1.82%) Blackberry
7 3 (1.36%) Analytical Mindset
7 3 (1.36%) Data Protection Act
7 3 (1.36%) PKI
8 2 (0.91%) BBC
8 2 (0.91%) FlexPod
8 2 (0.91%) Replication
8 2 (0.91%) Video Conferencing
9 1 (0.45%) Blog
9 1 (0.45%) Smart Meter
9 1 (0.45%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 44 (20.00%) Windows
2 13 (5.91%) Windows 10
3 12 (5.45%) Windows Server
4 3 (1.36%) Windows 7
5 2 (0.91%) Android
5 2 (0.91%) Apple iOS
5 2 (0.91%) Linux
6 1 (0.45%) Mac OS X
6 1 (0.45%) Unix
6 1 (0.45%) Windows 8
6 1 (0.45%) Windows Server 2016
6 1 (0.45%) Windows Server 2019
Processes & Methodologies
1 53 (24.09%) Agile Software Development
2 29 (13.18%) Case Management
3 26 (11.82%) Software Engineering
4 25 (11.36%) Problem-Solving
5 24 (10.91%) Business Intelligence
5 24 (10.91%) Migration
6 22 (10.00%) Document Management
7 21 (9.55%) MVC
7 21 (9.55%) Practice Management
8 20 (9.09%) Workflow
9 19 (8.64%) Continuous Improvement
10 17 (7.73%) Service Delivery
11 16 (7.27%) ETL
11 16 (7.27%) Information Security
12 15 (6.82%) Artificial Intelligence
12 15 (6.82%) DevOps
12 15 (6.82%) ITIL
12 15 (6.82%) Machine Learning
12 15 (6.82%) Microservices
13 14 (6.36%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 50 (22.73%) SQL
2 41 (18.64%) C#
3 32 (14.55%) JavaScript
4 11 (5.00%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
4 11 (5.00%) PowerShell
5 10 (4.55%) XPath
6 9 (4.09%) PHP
7 7 (3.18%) Java
8 6 (2.73%) T-SQL
9 4 (1.82%) Shell Script
10 3 (1.36%) Python
11 2 (0.91%) C++
12 1 (0.45%) C
12 1 (0.45%) PL/SQL
12 1 (0.45%) TypeScript
12 1 (0.45%) VB
12 1 (0.45%) VB.NET
12 1 (0.45%) VBA
Qualifications
1 15 (6.82%) Degree
2 9 (4.09%) Microsoft Certification
3 6 (2.73%) DBS Check
4 5 (2.27%) CISSP
5 4 (1.82%) CISM
5 4 (1.82%) MCSE
6 3 (1.36%) CISA
6 3 (1.36%) ITIL Certification
6 3 (1.36%) MCSA
7 2 (0.91%) Cisco Certification
7 2 (0.91%) Computer Science Degree
7 2 (0.91%) DV Cleared
7 2 (0.91%) MCSD
7 2 (0.91%) SC Cleared
7 2 (0.91%) Security Cleared
8 1 (0.45%) (ISC)2 CCSP
8 1 (0.45%) APMP
8 1 (0.45%) IIBA
8 1 (0.45%) ISO 27001 Lead Implementer
8 1 (0.45%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (3.18%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 6 (2.73%) PCI DSS
3 3 (1.36%) GDPR
3 3 (1.36%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 2 (0.91%) COBIT
4 2 (0.91%) Cyber Essentials
4 2 (0.91%) Data Quality
4 2 (0.91%) HIPAA
4 2 (0.91%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
4 2 (0.91%) NIST
4 2 (0.91%) QA
5 1 (0.45%) COSO
5 1 (0.45%) ISAE 3402
5 1 (0.45%) ISO 31000
5 1 (0.45%) PMO
System Software
1 29 (13.18%) Active Directory
2 10 (4.55%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (2.27%) Docker
4 1 (0.45%) DFS Replication
4 1 (0.45%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 7 (3.18%) SCCM
2 5 (2.27%) Kubernetes
3 3 (1.36%) Puppet
3 3 (1.36%) Terraform
3 3 (1.36%) WSUS
4 2 (0.91%) Microsoft Intune
5 1 (0.45%) McAfee ePO
5 1 (0.45%) Nessus
5 1 (0.45%) Norton AntiVirus
5 1 (0.45%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (0.45%) WMI
Vendors
1 57 (25.91%) Microsoft
2 20 (9.09%) iManage
3 16 (7.27%) Intapp
4 14 (6.36%) VMware
5 12 (5.45%) Adobe
6 10 (4.55%) Aderant
7 6 (2.73%) Oracle
7 6 (2.73%) Polycom
8 4 (1.82%) Atlassian
8 4 (1.82%) Citrix
8 4 (1.82%) SnapLogic
9 3 (1.36%) Cisco
10 2 (0.91%) Capita
10 2 (0.91%) McAfee
10 2 (0.91%) NetApp
10 2 (0.91%) Palo Alto
10 2 (0.91%) Workday
11 1 (0.45%) Forcepoint
11 1 (0.45%) Google
11 1 (0.45%) Mitel