The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Legal in IT jobs advertised for the Scotland region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Legal over the 3 months to 28 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Legal
Rank 120 84 135
Rank change year-on-year
-36 +51
Permanent jobs citing Legal 45 86 25
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 1.36% 2.34% 0.82%
As % of the General category 2.81% 5.12% 1.87%
Number of salaries quoted 31 54 13
Average salary £42,000 £40,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.00% -5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £26,500 £30,200
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £55,250 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £40,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -5.88%
Legal
UK

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

General Category
Scotland
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
General category
1603 1681 1338
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 48.47% 45.69% 44.14%
Number of salaries quoted 918 1045 823
Average salary £47,500 £43,750 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.57% -2.77%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £31,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £62,500 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%

Legal
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

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

Legal Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

Legal
Salary Trend in Scotland

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

Legal Salary Trend in Scotland

Legal
Salary Histogram in Scotland

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Legal across the Scotland region over the 3 months to 28 August 2015.

Legal Salary Histogram in Scotland

Legal
Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Legal within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 28 August 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Glasgow -24 33 £42,000 +5.00% 2
Edinburgh -4 11 £70,000 +40.00% 9
Legal
UK

Legal
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT jobs across the Scotland 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 51 (48.57%) Information Security
2 50 (47.62%) Finance
3 42 (40.00%) Analytical Skills
4 39 (37.14%) CISSP
5 36 (34.29%) Incident Management
6 35 (33.33%) Risk Management
7 34 (32.38%) Degree
8 29 (27.62%) Law
9 28 (26.67%) CISM
10 27 (25.71%) Data Security
10 27 (25.71%) Cryptography
10 27 (25.71%) Network Security
11 26 (24.76%) Cyber Security
12 23 (21.90%) Windows
13 21 (20.00%) Linux
13 21 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
14 19 (18.10%) OO
15 17 (16.19%) HTML
15 17 (16.19%) Java
15 17 (16.19%) Content Management
15 17 (16.19%) Spring
15 17 (16.19%) Software Engineering
16 16 (15.24%) Maven
16 16 (15.24%) Unit Testing
16 16 (15.24%) Ext JS
16 16 (15.24%) HTML5
16 16 (15.24%) SIEM
16 16 (15.24%) UNIX
16 16 (15.24%) Ant
16 16 (15.24%) Hibernate

Legal
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT jobs across the Scotland 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 4 (3.81%) Apache
2 1 (0.95%) WorkSite
Applications
1 10 (9.52%) MS Office
2 8 (7.62%) MS Excel
3 4 (3.81%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (1.90%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.95%) MS Project
Communications & Networking
1 27 (25.71%) Network Security
2 5 (4.76%) Internet
3 1 (0.95%) Firewall
3 1 (0.95%) Ethernet
3 1 (0.95%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (11.43%) NoSQL
2 2 (1.90%) SQL Server
3 1 (0.95%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 16 (15.24%) Ant
1 16 (15.24%) Maven
2 12 (11.43%) Flash Builder
General
1 50 (47.62%) Finance
2 29 (27.62%) Law
3 12 (11.43%) Banking
4 6 (5.71%) Retail
5 5 (4.76%) Corporate Banking
5 5 (4.76%) Telecoms
6 4 (3.81%) Front Office
6 4 (3.81%) Investment Banking
7 3 (2.86%) Manufacturing
7 3 (2.86%) Automotive
8 2 (1.90%) Back Office
9 1 (0.95%) Financial Institution
9 1 (0.95%) Publishing
9 1 (0.95%) Local Government
9 1 (0.95%) Billing
9 1 (0.95%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 38 (36.19%) Analyst
2 20 (19.05%) Security Analyst
2 20 (19.05%) Information Analyst
2 20 (19.05%) Information Security Analyst
3 17 (16.19%) Developer
4 12 (11.43%) Senior Developer
4 12 (11.43%) Java Developer
4 12 (11.43%) Senior Java Developer
5 11 (10.48%) Incident Analyst
6 8 (7.62%) Senior Analyst
6 8 (7.62%) Consultant
7 6 (5.71%) Systems Analyst
7 6 (5.71%) Senior Consultant
7 6 (5.71%) Security Consultant
7 6 (5.71%) Project Consultant
7 6 (5.71%) Senior Project Consultant
7 6 (5.71%) Senior Security Consultant
7 6 (5.71%) Project Analyst
8 5 (4.76%) Applications Support
8 5 (4.76%) Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (16.19%) HTML
1 17 (16.19%) Spring
2 16 (15.24%) Ext JS
2 16 (15.24%) HTML5
2 16 (15.24%) Hibernate
3 13 (12.38%) XML
4 12 (11.43%) DOM
4 12 (11.43%) Flash
4 12 (11.43%) JAXB
4 12 (11.43%) SAX
4 12 (11.43%) J2EE
4 12 (11.43%) iBATIS
5 4 (3.81%) Java EE
6 2 (1.90%) SAP Smart Forms
6 2 (1.90%) BAPI
7 1 (0.95%) FIX Protocol
Miscellaneous
1 42 (40.00%) Analytical Skills
2 27 (25.71%) Cryptography
3 13 (12.38%) Management Information System
4 4 (3.81%) Economics
4 4 (3.81%) Computer Science
4 4 (3.81%) Commodity Exotics
4 4 (3.81%) Data Structures
4 4 (3.81%) Derivative
4 4 (3.81%) Equity Derivative
5 3 (2.86%) Data Protection Act
5 3 (2.86%) Life Science
6 2 (1.90%) Client/Server
6 2 (1.90%) Equities
6 2 (1.90%) Performance Metrics
6 2 (1.90%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
7 1 (0.95%) Data Centre
7 1 (0.95%) PMI
7 1 (0.95%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 1 (0.95%) Blackberry
7 1 (0.95%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 23 (21.90%) Windows
2 21 (20.00%) Linux
3 16 (15.24%) UNIX
4 5 (4.76%) Windows 7
5 2 (1.90%) Windows XP
5 2 (1.90%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (0.95%) Windows Mobile
6 1 (0.95%) Windows Vista
6 1 (0.95%) Windows 2000 Server
6 1 (0.95%) Windows 8
6 1 (0.95%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 51 (48.57%) Information Security
2 36 (34.29%) Incident Management
3 35 (33.33%) Risk Management
4 27 (25.71%) Data Security
5 26 (24.76%) Cyber Security
6 21 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
7 19 (18.10%) OO
8 17 (16.19%) Content Management
8 17 (16.19%) Software Engineering
9 16 (15.24%) SIEM
9 16 (15.24%) Unit Testing
10 13 (12.38%) Continuous Integration
11 11 (10.48%) Business Continuity Planning
11 11 (10.48%) Business Continuity
11 11 (10.48%) BCP
12 10 (9.52%) Time Management
13 9 (8.57%) Stakeholder Engagement
14 8 (7.62%) SDLC
15 7 (6.67%) Project Management
15 7 (6.67%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 17 (16.19%) Java
2 6 (5.71%) SQL
2 6 (5.71%) Shell Script
3 5 (4.76%) JavaScript
4 2 (1.90%) ABAP
4 2 (1.90%) SAPscript
5 1 (0.95%) C++
5 1 (0.95%) PowerShell
5 1 (0.95%) Python
5 1 (0.95%) T-SQL
5 1 (0.95%) Perl
5 1 (0.95%) PHP
Qualifications
1 39 (37.14%) CISSP
2 34 (32.38%) Degree
3 28 (26.67%) CISM
4 11 (10.48%) CISA
5 4 (3.81%) ITIL Certification
6 3 (2.86%) ISEB
6 3 (2.86%) ISTQB
6 3 (2.86%) SC Cleared
6 3 (2.86%) Security Cleared
7 2 (1.90%) EnCE
8 1 (0.95%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (4.76%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 4 (3.81%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 4 (3.81%) HIPAA
3 3 (2.86%) COBIT
3 3 (2.86%) QA
4 1 (0.95%) SLA
Systems Management
1 1 (0.95%) BMC PATROL
1 1 (0.95%) SCOM
1 1 (0.95%) ITRS Geneos
Vendors
1 8 (7.62%) Microsoft
2 3 (2.86%) SAP
2 3 (2.86%) IBM
3 2 (1.90%) Oracle
3 2 (1.90%) Adobe
4 1 (0.95%) HP
4 1 (0.95%) Hyland
4 1 (0.95%) ServiceNow
4 1 (0.95%) Sybase
Scotland
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: Bonus, Benefits, Car Allowance
Posted: 2 days ago
Edinburgh & Lothians
Professionals in Law
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £45000 - £53000 per annum + Benefits, Bonus
Posted: 6 days ago
Edinburgh
Net Recruit.co.uk Ltd
Salary: Circa £40,000 dependent on experience plus benefits
Posted: 14 days ago
Edinburgh
Williams and Glyn
Posted: 24 days ago
Edinburgh
Williams and Glyn
Posted: 24 days ago
Edinburgh
Williams and Glyn
Posted: 24 days ago
Edinburgh
Williams and Glyn
Posted: 24 days ago
Edinburgh
Williams and Glyn
Posted: 24 days ago
Edinburgh
Williams and Glyn
Posted: 25 days ago