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 12 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Legal
Rank 71 92 91
Rank change year-on-year
+21 -1
Permanent jobs citing Legal 26 8 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 2.04% 0.58% 1.06%
As % of the General category 3.60% 1.04% 2.21%
Number of salaries quoted 17 8 15
Average salary £37,500 £26,575 £41,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+41.11% -35.96%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £18,000 £29,400
10% offered a salary of more than £49,000 £48,550 £50,900
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £43,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.65% +7.50%
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
722 766 679
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 56.67% 55.31% 47.99%
Number of salaries quoted 441 439 469
Average salary £50,000 £45,000 £43,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% +3.44%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,450 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £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 12 February 2016.

Legal Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

Legal
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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 23 (54.76%) Degree
2 18 (42.86%) Banking
3 15 (35.71%) Risk Management
3 15 (35.71%) Finance
4 14 (33.33%) SQL
5 13 (30.95%) CISSP
5 13 (30.95%) Management Information System
5 13 (30.95%) Information Security
5 13 (30.95%) Stakeholder Management
6 12 (28.57%) Security Management
6 12 (28.57%) CISA
6 12 (28.57%) CISM
6 12 (28.57%) Microsoft
7 11 (26.19%) ITIL
8 10 (23.81%) MS Excel
8 10 (23.81%) ITIL Certification
8 10 (23.81%) Retail
8 10 (23.81%) Corporate Banking
8 10 (23.81%) Penetration Testing
9 9 (21.43%) Incident Management
9 9 (21.43%) Vulnerability Assessment
9 9 (21.43%) Service Management
9 9 (21.43%) C#
9 9 (21.43%) .NET
9 9 (21.43%) ASP.NET
10 8 (19.05%) Digital Forensics
10 8 (19.05%) Continuous Improvement
11 6 (14.29%) Marketing
11 6 (14.29%) IBM
12 5 (11.90%) N-Tier

Legal
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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 (7.14%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 10 (23.81%) MS Excel
2 2 (4.76%) MS Office
3 1 (2.38%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 5 (11.90%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (7.14%) Skype
2 2 (4.76%) Firewall
2 2 (4.76%) Network Security
3 1 (2.38%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (4.76%) BusinessObjects
2 1 (2.38%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.38%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (2.38%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
General
1 18 (42.86%) Banking
2 15 (35.71%) Finance
3 10 (23.81%) Corporate Banking
3 10 (23.81%) Retail
4 6 (14.29%) Marketing
5 2 (4.76%) Law
6 1 (2.38%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 9 (21.43%) Developer
2 5 (11.90%) Analyst
2 5 (11.90%) Consultant
2 5 (11.90%) Principal Consultant
2 5 (11.90%) Principal Technical Consultant
2 5 (11.90%) Software Developer
2 5 (11.90%) Technical Consultant
3 4 (9.52%) .NET Developer
3 4 (9.52%) C# .NET Developer
3 4 (9.52%) C# Developer
4 3 (7.14%) Governance Analyst
4 3 (7.14%) IT Trainer
4 3 (7.14%) Security Manager
4 3 (7.14%) Trainer
5 2 (4.76%) Architect
5 2 (4.76%) IT Analyst
5 2 (4.76%) IT Security Architect
5 2 (4.76%) Legal IT Trainer
5 2 (4.76%) Senior Developer
5 2 (4.76%) Senior Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (21.43%) .NET
1 9 (21.43%) ASP.NET
2 5 (11.90%) HTML
2 5 (11.90%) Middleware
3 1 (2.38%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 13 (30.95%) Management Information System
2 5 (11.90%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
2 5 (11.90%) N-Tier
3 4 (9.52%) Computer Science
4 2 (4.76%) Cryptography
4 2 (4.76%) Data Centre
4 2 (4.76%) PKI
4 2 (4.76%) Visualisation
5 1 (2.38%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (2.38%) e-Learning
5 1 (2.38%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (2.38%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.38%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (35.71%) Risk Management
2 13 (30.95%) Information Security
2 13 (30.95%) Stakeholder Management
3 12 (28.57%) Security Management
4 11 (26.19%) ITIL
5 10 (23.81%) Penetration Testing
6 9 (21.43%) Incident Management
6 9 (21.43%) Service Management
6 9 (21.43%) Vulnerability Assessment
7 8 (19.05%) Continuous Improvement
7 8 (19.05%) Digital Forensics
8 5 (11.90%) Agile Software Development
8 5 (11.90%) Analytics
8 5 (11.90%) Capacity Planning
8 5 (11.90%) Case Management
8 5 (11.90%) Data Analytics
8 5 (11.90%) Data Migration
8 5 (11.90%) Open Source
8 5 (11.90%) Performance Management
8 5 (11.90%) Presales
Programming Languages
1 14 (33.33%) SQL
2 9 (21.43%) C#
3 5 (11.90%) JavaScript
3 5 (11.90%) VB.NET
3 5 (11.90%) VBA
Qualifications
1 23 (54.76%) Degree
2 13 (30.95%) CISSP
3 12 (28.57%) CISA
3 12 (28.57%) CISM
4 10 (23.81%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (2.38%) CRISC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (11.90%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 5 (11.90%) QA
2 2 (4.76%) ISO27002
Vendors
1 12 (28.57%) Microsoft
2 6 (14.29%) IBM
3 3 (7.14%) iManage
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