Period
to 8 December 2021

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Legal in permanent job vacancies advertised in Northern Ireland. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Legal over the 6 months to 8 December 2021 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Legal
UK > Northern Ireland
6 months to
8 Dec 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 68 46 53
Rank change year-on-year -22 +7 +10
Permanent jobs citing Legal 23 3 17
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Northern Ireland 3.04% 0.96% 3.09%
As % of the General category 5.11% 2.14% 6.07%
Number of salaries quoted 20 0 7
10th Percentile " " £27,850
25th Percentile £26,250 " £31,125
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £38,250 - £39,000
75th Percentile £53,125 " £48,750
90th Percentile £65,000 " £53,750
UK median annual salary £52,500 £55,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year -4.55% +10.00% -

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 Northern Ireland with a requirement for common skills.

All General Skills
Northern Ireland
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for common skills 450 140 280
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Northern Ireland 59.45% 44.87% 50.91%
Number of salaries quoted 264 81 164
10th Percentile £27,500 £28,750 £26,250
25th Percentile £35,000 £32,500 £32,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £47,500 £45,000 £42,500
Median % change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% -
75th Percentile £67,500 £60,000 £55,313
90th Percentile £82,500 £70,000 £66,750
UK median annual salary £57,500 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year +4.55% +4.76% -

Legal
Job Vacancy Trend in Northern Ireland

Job postings citing Legal as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in Northern Ireland.

Job vacancy trend for Legal in Northern Ireland

Legal
Salary Trend in Northern Ireland

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Legal in Northern Ireland.

Salary trend for Legal in Northern Ireland

Legal
Salary Histogram in Northern Ireland

Salary distribution for jobs citing Legal in Northern Ireland over the 6 months to 8 December 2021.

Salary histogram for Legal in Northern Ireland

Legal
Job Locations in Northern Ireland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Legal within the Northern Ireland region over the 6 months to 8 December 2021. 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
County Antrim -19 23 £38,250 - 12
Legal
UK

For the 6 months to 8 December 2021, 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 Northern Ireland region with a requirement for Legal.

1 17 (73.91%) Microsoft
2 16 (69.57%) Finance
3 15 (65.22%) Problem-Solving
4 14 (60.87%) Law
5 11 (47.83%) Microsoft Office
5 11 (47.83%) Mentoring
6 10 (43.48%) AAT
6 10 (43.48%) Data Privacy
6 10 (43.48%) Case Management
6 10 (43.48%) B2B
6 10 (43.48%) Migration
6 10 (43.48%) Agile Software Development
6 10 (43.48%) SaaS
7 5 (21.74%) Banking
7 5 (21.74%) Azure
8 4 (17.39%) Project Management
9 3 (13.04%) Active Directory
9 3 (13.04%) SQL
9 3 (13.04%) Microsoft 365
10 2 (8.70%) Build Automation
10 2 (8.70%) IaaS
10 2 (8.70%) Analytics
10 2 (8.70%) Public Cloud
10 2 (8.70%) OneDrive
10 2 (8.70%) Chat Support
10 2 (8.70%) Server Building
10 2 (8.70%) Data Science
10 2 (8.70%) Infrastructure as Code
10 2 (8.70%) Information Security
10 2 (8.70%) PaaS

Legal
Co-occurring IT Skills in Northern Ireland 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:

Applications
1 11 (47.83%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (4.35%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (4.35%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 1 (4.35%) Microsoft Project
2 1 (4.35%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 10 (43.48%) SaaS
2 5 (21.74%) Azure
3 3 (13.04%) Microsoft 365
4 2 (8.70%) IaaS
4 2 (8.70%) OneDrive
4 2 (8.70%) PaaS
5 1 (4.35%) Azure Active Directory
5 1 (4.35%) Azure Data Factory
5 1 (4.35%) Azure Machine Learning
5 1 (4.35%) Azure Sentinel
5 1 (4.35%) Azure Synapse Analytics
5 1 (4.35%) Power Platform
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.35%) Data Lake
1 1 (4.35%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (4.35%) MySQL
1 1 (4.35%) Oracle Database
1 1 (4.35%) Oracle Database 11g
1 1 (4.35%) Power BI
1 1 (4.35%) SQL Server
General
1 16 (69.57%) Finance
2 14 (60.87%) Law
3 5 (21.74%) Banking
4 1 (4.35%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (4.35%) Public Sector
4 1 (4.35%) Social Skills
Job Titles
1 4 (17.39%) Project Manager
1 4 (17.39%) Senior Manager
2 3 (13.04%) Senior Project Manager
3 2 (8.70%) Cloud Engineer
3 2 (8.70%) Data Scientist
3 2 (8.70%) Information Manager
3 2 (8.70%) Information Security Manager
3 2 (8.70%) Security Manager
3 2 (8.70%) Support Specialist
4 1 (4.35%) Analyst
4 1 (4.35%) Azure Engineer
4 1 (4.35%) Business Analyst
4 1 (4.35%) Data Engineer
4 1 (4.35%) Data Manager
4 1 (4.35%) Data Protection Manager
4 1 (4.35%) Database Manager
4 1 (4.35%) Project Analyst
4 1 (4.35%) Senior Data Scientist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.35%) JSON
1 1 (4.35%) XML
1 1 (4.35%) YAML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (8.70%) Public Cloud
2 1 (4.35%) Algorithms
2 1 (4.35%) Analytical Mindset
2 1 (4.35%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (4.35%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 2 (8.70%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (65.22%) Problem-Solving
2 11 (47.83%) Mentoring
3 10 (43.48%) Agile Software Development
3 10 (43.48%) B2B
3 10 (43.48%) Case Management
3 10 (43.48%) Data Privacy
3 10 (43.48%) Migration
4 4 (17.39%) Project Management
5 2 (8.70%) Analytics
5 2 (8.70%) Build Automation
5 2 (8.70%) Chat Support
5 2 (8.70%) Data Science
5 2 (8.70%) Information Security
5 2 (8.70%) Information Security Management
5 2 (8.70%) Infrastructure as Code
5 2 (8.70%) ITIL
5 2 (8.70%) ITSM
5 2 (8.70%) Security Management
5 2 (8.70%) Server Building
5 2 (8.70%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (13.04%) SQL
2 2 (8.70%) Python
2 2 (8.70%) R
3 1 (4.35%) Bicep
3 1 (4.35%) PL/SQL
3 1 (4.35%) PowerShell
3 1 (4.35%) Scala
3 1 (4.35%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 10 (43.48%) AAT
2 2 (8.70%) Degree
3 1 (4.35%) (ISC)2 CCSP
3 1 (4.35%) CCSP
3 1 (4.35%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (4.35%) CISSP
3 1 (4.35%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (4.35%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.35%) GDPR
1 1 (4.35%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (4.35%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
System Software
1 3 (13.04%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 17 (73.91%) Microsoft
2 1 (4.35%) Cisco
2 1 (4.35%) Meraki
2 1 (4.35%) Oracle