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 31 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Legal
Rank 114 90 128
Rank change year-on-year
-24 +38
Permanent jobs citing Legal 49 87 36
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 1.55% 2.37% 1.11%
As % of the General category 3.20% 5.26% 2.55%
Number of salaries quoted 37 59 20
Average salary £42,000 £40,000 £53,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.00% -25.58%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,500 £25,000 £41,650
10% offered a salary of more than £60,700 £51,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £43,500 £37,750 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+15.23% -11.17%
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
1532 1653 1413
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 48.39% 44.94% 43.41%
Number of salaries quoted 914 1075 882
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £31,000 £30,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%

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 31 July 2015.

Legal Salary Histogram in Scotland

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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 31 July 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 -14 37 £42,000 +5.00% 2
Edinburgh +1 10 £49,750 -0.50% 3
Renfrewshire - 1 £30,000 -
Legal
UK

Legal
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 44 (44.90%) Information Security
2 42 (42.86%) Finance
3 37 (37.76%) Analytical Skills
4 34 (34.69%) CISSP
5 30 (30.61%) Incident Management
5 30 (30.61%) Degree
6 29 (29.59%) Risk Management
7 27 (27.55%) Law
8 25 (25.51%) Data Security
9 24 (24.49%) Network Security
9 24 (24.49%) Cryptography
9 24 (24.49%) Cyber Security
10 23 (23.47%) CISM
11 21 (21.43%) Java
11 21 (21.43%) Windows
11 21 (21.43%) Linux
11 21 (21.43%) Agile Software Development
12 19 (19.39%) OO
13 18 (18.37%) Spring
14 17 (17.35%) Software Engineering
14 17 (17.35%) Content Management
14 17 (17.35%) UNIX
14 17 (17.35%) HTML
14 17 (17.35%) Hibernate
15 16 (16.33%) Ant
15 16 (16.33%) Maven
15 16 (16.33%) Unit Testing
15 16 (16.33%) Ext JS
15 16 (16.33%) HTML5
16 15 (15.31%) Continuous Integration

Legal
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 (4.08%) Apache
2 2 (2.04%) WorkSite
3 1 (1.02%) NetWeaver
Applications
1 10 (10.20%) MS Office
2 7 (7.14%) MS Excel
3 4 (4.08%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (2.04%) MS Visio
5 1 (1.02%) MS Project
Communications & Networking
1 24 (24.49%) Network Security
2 5 (5.10%) Internet
3 1 (1.02%) Ethernet
3 1 (1.02%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (13.27%) NoSQL
2 2 (2.04%) SQL Server
3 1 (1.02%) DB2
3 1 (1.02%) QlikView
3 1 (1.02%) MongoDB
3 1 (1.02%) SAP HANA
3 1 (1.02%) MaxDB
Development Applications
1 16 (16.33%) Ant
1 16 (16.33%) Maven
2 12 (12.24%) Flash Builder
General
1 42 (42.86%) Finance
2 27 (27.55%) Law
3 11 (11.22%) Banking
4 5 (5.10%) Investment Banking
4 5 (5.10%) Telecoms
5 4 (4.08%) Manufacturing
5 4 (4.08%) Automotive
6 2 (2.04%) Back Office
6 2 (2.04%) Publishing
7 1 (1.02%) Retail
7 1 (1.02%) Billing
7 1 (1.02%) Financial Institution
7 1 (1.02%) Local Government
7 1 (1.02%) Corporate Banking
7 1 (1.02%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 32 (32.65%) Analyst
2 20 (20.41%) Security Analyst
2 20 (20.41%) Information Analyst
2 20 (20.41%) Information Security Analyst
3 17 (17.35%) Developer
4 12 (12.24%) Senior Developer
4 12 (12.24%) Java Developer
4 12 (12.24%) Senior Java Developer
5 11 (11.22%) Incident Analyst
6 10 (10.20%) Consultant
7 8 (8.16%) Senior Analyst
8 6 (6.12%) Security Consultant
8 6 (6.12%) Senior Consultant
8 6 (6.12%) Project Consultant
8 6 (6.12%) Senior Project Consultant
8 6 (6.12%) Senior Security Consultant
8 6 (6.12%) Project Analyst
9 5 (5.10%) Applications Support
10 4 (4.08%) Applications Developer
11 3 (3.06%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (18.37%) Spring
2 17 (17.35%) HTML
2 17 (17.35%) Hibernate
3 16 (16.33%) Ext JS
3 16 (16.33%) HTML5
4 13 (13.27%) J2EE
4 13 (13.27%) XML
5 12 (12.24%) DOM
5 12 (12.24%) Flash
5 12 (12.24%) JAXB
5 12 (12.24%) SAX
5 12 (12.24%) iBATIS
6 4 (4.08%) Java EE
7 3 (3.06%) Web Services
8 2 (2.04%) RESTful
8 2 (2.04%) SAP Smart Forms
8 2 (2.04%) BAPI
8 2 (2.04%) REST
9 1 (1.02%) SAP Basis
9 1 (1.02%) FIX Protocol
Miscellaneous
1 37 (37.76%) Analytical Skills
2 24 (24.49%) Cryptography
3 8 (8.16%) Management Information System
4 4 (4.08%) Life Science
5 3 (3.06%) Data Protection Act
5 3 (3.06%) Computer Science
6 2 (2.04%) Performance Metrics
6 2 (2.04%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 2 (2.04%) Blackberry
6 2 (2.04%) Equities
7 1 (1.02%) PMI
7 1 (1.02%) Derivative
7 1 (1.02%) Equity Derivative
7 1 (1.02%) Fixed Income
7 1 (1.02%) CMDB
7 1 (1.02%) Credit Risk
7 1 (1.02%) Market Risk
7 1 (1.02%) Reference Data
7 1 (1.02%) iPhone
7 1 (1.02%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 21 (21.43%) Windows
1 21 (21.43%) Linux
2 17 (17.35%) UNIX
3 3 (3.06%) Windows 7
4 2 (2.04%) Windows 8
4 2 (2.04%) Windows XP
4 2 (2.04%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (1.02%) Windows Mobile
5 1 (1.02%) Windows Vista
5 1 (1.02%) Windows 2000 Server
5 1 (1.02%) Windows 2000
5 1 (1.02%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 44 (44.90%) Information Security
2 30 (30.61%) Incident Management
3 29 (29.59%) Risk Management
4 25 (25.51%) Data Security
5 24 (24.49%) Cyber Security
6 21 (21.43%) Agile Software Development
7 19 (19.39%) OO
8 17 (17.35%) Content Management
8 17 (17.35%) Software Engineering
9 16 (16.33%) Unit Testing
10 15 (15.31%) Continuous Integration
11 13 (13.27%) SIEM
12 11 (11.22%) Business Continuity Planning
12 11 (11.22%) Business Continuity
12 11 (11.22%) BCP
13 9 (9.18%) Stakeholder Engagement
14 7 (7.14%) Time Management
15 6 (6.12%) Security Testing
15 6 (6.12%) SDLC
16 5 (5.10%) Line Management
Programming Languages
1 21 (21.43%) Java
2 7 (7.14%) JavaScript
3 6 (6.12%) Shell Script
4 4 (4.08%) SQL
5 2 (2.04%) ABAP
5 2 (2.04%) SAPscript
6 1 (1.02%) C++
6 1 (1.02%) PowerShell
6 1 (1.02%) Python
6 1 (1.02%) T-SQL
6 1 (1.02%) Perl
6 1 (1.02%) PHP
Qualifications
1 34 (34.69%) CISSP
2 30 (30.61%) Degree
3 23 (23.47%) CISM
4 6 (6.12%) CISA
5 3 (3.06%) SC Cleared
5 3 (3.06%) Security Cleared
6 2 (2.04%) EnCE
7 1 (1.02%) SAP Certification
7 1 (1.02%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (4.08%) Sarbanes-Oxley
1 4 (4.08%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 4 (4.08%) HIPAA
2 3 (3.06%) COBIT
3 1 (1.02%) MiFID
3 1 (1.02%) EMIR
3 1 (1.02%) Dodd-Frank
3 1 (1.02%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (1.02%) Microsoft Virtual Server
1 1 (1.02%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (1.02%) BMC PATROL
1 1 (1.02%) SCCM
1 1 (1.02%) SCOM
1 1 (1.02%) ITRS Geneos
Vendors
1 6 (6.12%) Microsoft
2 4 (4.08%) SAP
3 3 (3.06%) Oracle
4 2 (2.04%) Adobe
5 1 (1.02%) Murex
5 1 (1.02%) HP
5 1 (1.02%) Dell
5 1 (1.02%) Citrix
5 1 (1.02%) Interwoven
5 1 (1.02%) VMware
5 1 (1.02%) Hyland
5 1 (1.02%) ServiceNow
5 1 (1.02%) Sybase
Scotland
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: Bonus, Benefits, Car Allowance
Posted: 2 days ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £18000.00 - £22000.00 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Edinburgh
Lloyds Banking Group
Posted: 10 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Lloyds Banking Group
Salary: £65,310 - £93,300 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 11 days ago
Glasgow
Recruitment Revolution Limited
Salary: up to £28,000 plus benefits package
Posted: 20 days ago