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

Location
3 months to
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Legal
Rank 123 141 114
Rank change year-on-year
+18 -27
Permanent jobs citing Legal 38 19 53
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 1.27% 0.62% 1.61%
As % of the General category 2.80% 1.30% 3.54%
Number of salaries quoted 21 14 48
Average salary £37,500 £45,625 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-17.80% +14.06%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £19,350 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £43,000 £57,525 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%
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
1355 1459 1499
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 45.44% 47.84% 45.58%
Number of salaries quoted 772 873 988
Average salary £47,500 £47,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.06% +10.58%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £31,650 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £65,000 £69,250
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 5 February 2016.

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 5 February 2016. 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
Edinburgh +25 25 £37,500 +41.11% 4
Glasgow -7 10 £26,000 -60.00%
Stirling +7 3 - -
Legal
UK

Legal
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 25 (33.33%) Finance
1 25 (33.33%) Degree
2 24 (32.00%) Risk Management
2 24 (32.00%) Banking
3 23 (30.67%) SQL
4 19 (25.33%) Microsoft
4 19 (25.33%) Analytical Skills
5 18 (24.00%) MS Excel
5 18 (24.00%) Information Security
6 16 (21.33%) CISSP
6 16 (21.33%) .NET
6 16 (21.33%) ITIL
7 15 (20.00%) C#
7 15 (20.00%) Management Information System
8 14 (18.67%) Agile Software Development
8 14 (18.67%) Windows
9 13 (17.33%) Stakeholder Management
10 12 (16.00%) Security Management
10 12 (16.00%) CISA
10 12 (16.00%) CISM
10 12 (16.00%) Incident Management
10 12 (16.00%) Derivative
11 11 (14.67%) Vulnerability Assessment
11 11 (14.67%) Unix
11 11 (14.67%) Java
12 10 (13.33%) Linux
12 10 (13.33%) ITIL Certification
12 10 (13.33%) Penetration Testing
12 10 (13.33%) Retail
12 10 (13.33%) Equity Derivative

Legal
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 3 (4.00%) Lync
Applications
1 18 (24.00%) MS Excel
2 8 (10.67%) MS Office
3 1 (1.33%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 5 (6.67%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (5.33%) Network Security
2 3 (4.00%) Firewall
2 3 (4.00%) Skype
3 1 (1.33%) Intranet
3 1 (1.33%) LAN
3 1 (1.33%) VLAN
3 1 (1.33%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (8.00%) SQL Server
2 5 (6.67%) Relational Database
3 3 (4.00%) RDBMS
4 2 (2.67%) BusinessObjects
4 2 (2.67%) DB2
5 1 (1.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 4 (5.33%) ClearCase
1 4 (5.33%) Subversion
2 3 (4.00%) Git (software)
2 3 (4.00%) Hudson
3 1 (1.33%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
General
1 25 (33.33%) Finance
2 24 (32.00%) Banking
3 10 (13.33%) Corporate Banking
3 10 (13.33%) Retail
4 9 (12.00%) Law
5 7 (9.33%) Marketing
6 3 (4.00%) Front Office
7 2 (2.67%) Investment Banking
8 1 (1.33%) Automotive
8 1 (1.33%) Manufacturing
8 1 (1.33%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 17 (22.67%) Analyst
1 17 (22.67%) Developer
2 5 (6.67%) Consultant
2 5 (6.67%) Principal Consultant
2 5 (6.67%) Principal Technical Consultant
2 5 (6.67%) Technical Consultant
2 5 (6.67%) Vendor Manager
3 4 (5.33%) .NET Developer
3 4 (5.33%) C# .NET Developer
3 4 (5.33%) C# Developer
3 4 (5.33%) Data Manager
3 4 (5.33%) Market Data Manager
3 4 (5.33%) Security Analyst
3 4 (5.33%) Service Analyst
3 4 (5.33%) Service Desk Analyst
3 4 (5.33%) Software Developer
3 4 (5.33%) SQL Developer
3 4 (5.33%) Test Manager
4 3 (4.00%) Architect
4 3 (4.00%) Trainer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (21.33%) .NET
2 8 (10.67%) ASP.NET
3 5 (6.67%) Middleware
3 5 (6.67%) Web Services
4 4 (5.33%) HTML
4 4 (5.33%) Pyramid
4 4 (5.33%) XML
5 3 (4.00%) MFC
5 3 (4.00%) STL
5 3 (4.00%) WPF
6 2 (2.67%) Spring
7 1 (1.33%) RESTful
7 1 (1.33%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 19 (25.33%) Analytical Skills
2 15 (20.00%) Management Information System
3 12 (16.00%) Derivative
4 10 (13.33%) Equity Derivative
5 5 (6.67%) Computer Science
5 5 (6.67%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
5 5 (6.67%) Equities
5 5 (6.67%) N-Tier
6 4 (5.33%) Cryptography
7 3 (4.00%) Commodity Exotics
7 3 (4.00%) Data Structures
7 3 (4.00%) Economics
7 3 (4.00%) Visualisation
8 2 (2.67%) Client/Server
8 2 (2.67%) Data Centre
8 2 (2.67%) Fixed Income
8 2 (2.67%) Mobile App
8 2 (2.67%) PKI
9 1 (1.33%) e-Learning
9 1 (1.33%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 14 (18.67%) Windows
2 11 (14.67%) Unix
3 10 (13.33%) Linux
4 4 (5.33%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (32.00%) Risk Management
2 18 (24.00%) Information Security
3 16 (21.33%) ITIL
4 14 (18.67%) Agile Software Development
5 13 (17.33%) Stakeholder Management
6 12 (16.00%) Incident Management
6 12 (16.00%) Security Management
7 11 (14.67%) Vulnerability Assessment
8 10 (13.33%) Continuous Improvement
8 10 (13.33%) Penetration Testing
9 9 (12.00%) Service Management
10 8 (10.67%) Digital Forensics
10 8 (10.67%) Project Management
11 6 (8.00%) Analytics
11 6 (8.00%) Open Source
12 5 (6.67%) Capacity Planning
12 5 (6.67%) Data Analytics
12 5 (6.67%) Presales
12 5 (6.67%) SDLC
12 5 (6.67%) SIEM
Programming Languages
1 23 (30.67%) SQL
2 15 (20.00%) C#
3 11 (14.67%) Java
4 7 (9.33%) C++
5 4 (5.33%) JavaScript
5 4 (5.33%) Python
5 4 (5.33%) Shell Script
5 4 (5.33%) T-SQL
5 4 (5.33%) VB.NET
5 4 (5.33%) VBA
6 3 (4.00%) VC++
Qualifications
1 25 (33.33%) Degree
2 16 (21.33%) CISSP
3 12 (16.00%) CISA
3 12 (16.00%) CISM
4 10 (13.33%) ITIL Certification
5 3 (4.00%) ISEB
5 3 (4.00%) ISTQB
6 2 (2.67%) SSCP
7 1 (1.33%) CRISC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (10.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 8 (10.67%) QA
2 2 (2.67%) ISO27002
2 2 (2.67%) PCI DSS
3 1 (1.33%) COBIT
3 1 (1.33%) HMG Security Policy Framework
System Software
1 1 (1.33%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (1.33%) CA Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 19 (25.33%) Microsoft
2 7 (9.33%) Sybase
3 6 (8.00%) IBM
4 3 (4.00%) iManage
5 1 (1.33%) Blue Coat
5 1 (1.33%) Cognizant
5 1 (1.33%) Oracle
5 1 (1.33%) SAP
5 1 (1.33%) Symantec
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