The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Legal in IT jobs advertised for the Edinburgh region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Legal over the 3 months to 19 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Legal
Rank 94 89 60
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -29
Permanent jobs citing Legal 15 9 33
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 1.00% 0.71% 2.71%
As % of the General category 1.92% 1.36% 5.51%
Number of salaries quoted 11 3 29
Average salary £41,000 £30,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+36.66% -33.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,000 £30,000 £28,100
10% offered a salary of more than £60,500 £40,000 £57,604
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £42,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-3.52% +13.33%
Legal
Scotland

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire General category in permanent jobs advertised in the Edinburgh region.

General Category
Edinburgh
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
General category
782 661 599
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 52.38% 52.25% 49.14%
Number of salaries quoted 489 425 405
Average salary £42,500 £46,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-8.60% +3.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £31,200 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -

Legal
Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Legal across the Edinburgh region as a proportion of the total demand within the General category.

Legal Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

Legal
Salary Trend in Edinburgh

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Legal across the Edinburgh region.

Legal Salary Trend in Edinburgh

Legal
Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Legal across the Edinburgh region over the 3 months to 19 September 2014.

Legal Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

Legal
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT jobs across the Edinburgh region citing Legal also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Legal.

1 13 (48.15%) Finance
2 11 (40.74%) Microsoft
3 9 (33.33%) MS Office
4 8 (29.63%) SQL Server
4 8 (29.63%) Project Management
5 6 (22.22%) Microsoft Certification
5 6 (22.22%) Law
5 6 (22.22%) Windows
5 6 (22.22%) SQL
5 6 (22.22%) Degree
5 6 (22.22%) SQL Server 2008
5 6 (22.22%) Line Management
6 5 (18.52%) Analytical Skills
6 5 (18.52%) ITIL
6 5 (18.52%) Practice Management
6 5 (18.52%) Information Security
6 5 (18.52%) CISA
7 4 (14.81%) CISSP
7 4 (14.81%) MS Excel
7 4 (14.81%) Marketing
8 3 (11.11%) Banking
8 3 (11.11%) Asset Management
8 3 (11.11%) Document Management
8 3 (11.11%) Spring
8 3 (11.11%) Ajax
8 3 (11.11%) SQL Server 2005
8 3 (11.11%) .NET Remoting
8 3 (11.11%) .NET Framework
8 3 (11.11%) JSON
8 3 (11.11%) OOXML

Legal
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT jobs across the Edinburgh region citing Legal also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Legal. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 3 (11.11%) IIS
1 3 (11.11%) MS Exchange
1 3 (11.11%) WorkSite
1 3 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2007
1 3 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (3.70%) SAS
Applications
1 9 (33.33%) MS Office
2 4 (14.81%) MS Excel
3 1 (3.70%) SPSS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (11.11%) DHCP
1 3 (11.11%) TCP/IP
1 3 (11.11%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (29.63%) SQL Server
2 6 (22.22%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (11.11%) SQL Server 2005
4 2 (7.41%) QlikView
4 2 (7.41%) Crystal Reports
4 2 (7.41%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (3.70%) Relational Database
5 1 (3.70%) Oracle Discoverer
Development Applications
1 3 (11.11%) JUnit
1 3 (11.11%) Visual Studio
1 3 (11.11%) InstallShield
1 3 (11.11%) Team Foundation Server
1 3 (11.11%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
1 3 (11.11%) MSBuild
2 1 (3.70%) Oracle APEX
General
1 13 (48.15%) Finance
2 6 (22.22%) Law
3 4 (14.81%) Marketing
4 3 (11.11%) Banking
5 2 (7.41%) Billing
Job Titles
1 6 (22.22%) Developer
1 6 (22.22%) Analyst
2 5 (18.52%) Security Manager
3 4 (14.81%) Information Manager
3 4 (14.81%) Information Security Manager
4 3 (11.11%) IT Support
4 3 (11.11%) Risk Manager
4 3 (11.11%) Trainer
4 3 (11.11%) Senior Developer
4 3 (11.11%) Java Developer
4 3 (11.11%) IT Trainer
5 2 (7.41%) Support Analyst
5 2 (7.41%) Business Analyst
5 2 (7.41%) Business Systems Analyst
5 2 (7.41%) Systems Analyst
5 2 (7.41%) Senior Manager
5 2 (7.41%) IT Support Analyst
5 2 (7.41%) Information Security Risk Manager
5 2 (7.41%) Information Risk Manager
5 2 (7.41%) Head of Service Delivery
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (11.11%) CSS
1 3 (11.11%) JSP
1 3 (11.11%) SOAP
1 3 (11.11%) Web Services
1 3 (11.11%) XML
1 3 (11.11%) XSLT
1 3 (11.11%) Hibernate
1 3 (11.11%) WinForms
1 3 (11.11%) Spring
1 3 (11.11%) Ajax
1 3 (11.11%) .NET Remoting
1 3 (11.11%) .NET Framework
1 3 (11.11%) JSON
1 3 (11.11%) OOXML
1 3 (11.11%) jQuery
1 3 (11.11%) HTML
1 3 (11.11%) .NET
1 3 (11.11%) J2EE
1 3 (11.11%) ASP.NET
2 1 (3.70%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 5 (18.52%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (11.11%) N-Tier
2 3 (11.11%) Thin Client
2 3 (11.11%) Management Information System
2 3 (11.11%) Fat Client
3 2 (7.41%) GIS
4 1 (3.70%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 6 (22.22%) Windows
2 3 (11.11%) Windows 7
2 3 (11.11%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (29.63%) Project Management
2 6 (22.22%) Line Management
3 5 (18.52%) ITIL
3 5 (18.52%) Practice Management
3 5 (18.52%) Information Security
4 3 (11.11%) Asset Management
4 3 (11.11%) Document Management
4 3 (11.11%) Service Delivery
4 3 (11.11%) Continuous Improvement
4 3 (11.11%) Continuous Integration
4 3 (11.11%) Multithreading
4 3 (11.11%) Time Management
5 2 (7.41%) Investment Management
5 2 (7.41%) Change Control
5 2 (7.41%) People Management
5 2 (7.41%) Business Intelligence
5 2 (7.41%) Information Security Management
5 2 (7.41%) Security Management
5 2 (7.41%) Supplier Management
5 2 (7.41%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 6 (22.22%) SQL
2 3 (11.11%) C#
2 3 (11.11%) Java
2 3 (11.11%) JavaScript
2 3 (11.11%) XQuery
3 2 (7.41%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (22.22%) Microsoft Certification
1 6 (22.22%) Degree
2 5 (18.52%) CISA
3 4 (14.81%) CISSP
4 3 (11.11%) ITIL Certification
4 3 (11.11%) CISM
4 3 (11.11%) Security Cleared
5 1 (3.70%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.70%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (3.70%) QA
System Software
1 3 (11.11%) Active Directory
1 3 (11.11%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 11 (40.74%) Microsoft
2 3 (11.11%) Reuters
2 3 (11.11%) VMware
2 3 (11.11%) JBoss
3 1 (3.70%) Oracle
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