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 3 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Legal
Rank 139 108 126
Rank change year-on-year
-31 +18
Permanent jobs citing Legal 20 62 28
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 0.65% 1.79% 0.96%
As % of the General category 1.35% 4.07% 2.18%
Number of salaries quoted 14 53 19
Average salary £45,625 £40,000 £33,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.06% +21.21%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,573 £26,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,200 £66,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £40,000 £37,250
% change year-on-year
+12.50% +7.38%
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
1482 1522 1283
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 47.88% 43.85% 43.88%
Number of salaries quoted 897 1024 784
Average salary £47,500 £44,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.95% -2.22%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £27,000 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £62,500 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +2.40%

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 3 March 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 3 March 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
Edinburgh -2 8 £34,788 -12.48% 3
Glasgow -23 6 £52,500 +31.25% 2
Stirling -5 5 £48,250 -8.09%
Highlands - 1 £62,500 -
Legal
UK

Legal
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 3 March 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 20 (42.55%) Finance
2 18 (38.30%) Project Management
3 14 (29.79%) Banking
4 13 (27.66%) MS Office
4 13 (27.66%) Analytical Skills
5 11 (23.40%) SQL
6 10 (21.28%) Windows
7 9 (19.15%) Microsoft
7 9 (19.15%) Document Management
7 9 (19.15%) WorkSite
8 8 (17.02%) Time Management
8 8 (17.02%) Degree
8 8 (17.02%) Windows 7
8 8 (17.02%) Law
9 7 (14.89%) Workflow
9 7 (14.89%) Risk Management
9 7 (14.89%) ITIL
9 7 (14.89%) CRM
9 7 (14.89%) Java
10 6 (12.77%) SQL Server
10 6 (12.77%) MS Excel
10 6 (12.77%) Stakeholder Management
11 5 (10.64%) HP
11 5 (10.64%) PRINCE2
11 5 (10.64%) HP Quality Center
11 5 (10.64%) MiFID
11 5 (10.64%) Marketing
11 5 (10.64%) Test Management
11 5 (10.64%) Wealth Management
11 5 (10.64%) People Management

Legal
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 3 March 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 9 (19.15%) WorkSite
2 4 (8.51%) MS Exchange
3 3 (6.38%) SharePoint
3 3 (6.38%) FileNet
4 2 (4.26%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 2 (4.26%) IIS
5 1 (2.13%) WebSphere Application Server
5 1 (2.13%) NetWeaver
5 1 (2.13%) Oracle Workflow
5 1 (2.13%) WebSphere
5 1 (2.13%) Exchange Server 2007
5 1 (2.13%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 13 (27.66%) MS Office
2 6 (12.77%) MS Excel
3 3 (6.38%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (4.26%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (2.13%) Loan IQ
2 1 (2.13%) Oracle BPM
2 1 (2.13%) Visualfiles
Communications & Networking
1 2 (4.26%) ICMP
2 1 (2.13%) DHCP
2 1 (2.13%) TCP/IP
2 1 (2.13%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (12.77%) SQL Server
2 3 (6.38%) SQL Server 2008
2 3 (6.38%) SQL Server 2005
3 2 (4.26%) QlikView
3 2 (4.26%) SQL Server 2012
3 2 (4.26%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 2 (4.26%) Crystal Reports
4 1 (2.13%) InterSystems Cache
4 1 (2.13%) DB2
4 1 (2.13%) MongoDB
4 1 (2.13%) NoSQL
4 1 (2.13%) SAP HANA
4 1 (2.13%) Relational Database
4 1 (2.13%) MaxDB
Development Applications
1 1 (2.13%) QuickTest Pro
General
1 20 (42.55%) Finance
2 14 (29.79%) Banking
3 8 (17.02%) Law
4 5 (10.64%) Marketing
5 4 (8.51%) Private Banking
5 4 (8.51%) Back Office
6 3 (6.38%) Investment Banking
7 2 (4.26%) Financial Institution
7 2 (4.26%) Publishing
8 1 (2.13%) Manufacturing
8 1 (2.13%) Telecoms
8 1 (2.13%) Automotive
8 1 (2.13%) Corporate Banking
8 1 (2.13%) Retail
8 1 (2.13%) Billing
Job Titles
1 10 (21.28%) Analyst
2 6 (12.77%) Test Manager
3 5 (10.64%) Project Manager
3 5 (10.64%) IT Support
4 4 (8.51%) Developer
4 4 (8.51%) IT Assistant
4 4 (8.51%) Consultant
4 4 (8.51%) Business Analyst
5 3 (6.38%) Support Consultant
5 3 (6.38%) Administrator
5 3 (6.38%) Support Analyst
5 3 (6.38%) FileNet Developer
6 2 (4.26%) IT Support Assistant
6 2 (4.26%) Technical Writer
6 2 (4.26%) Agile Tester
6 2 (4.26%) Senior Agile Tester
6 2 (4.26%) Risk Analyst
6 2 (4.26%) Applications Support Consultant
6 2 (4.26%) IT Trainer
6 2 (4.26%) IT Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (8.51%) Web Services
2 3 (6.38%) .NET
2 3 (6.38%) JSP
3 2 (4.26%) Spring
3 2 (4.26%) RESTful
3 2 (4.26%) REST
4 1 (2.13%) SPNEGO
4 1 (2.13%) WPF
4 1 (2.13%) Silverlight
4 1 (2.13%) Hibernate
4 1 (2.13%) SAP Basis
4 1 (2.13%) HTML
4 1 (2.13%) J2EE
4 1 (2.13%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 13 (27.66%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (8.51%) Blackberry
3 3 (6.38%) Derivative
4 2 (4.26%) Equity Derivative
5 1 (2.13%) Computer Science
5 1 (2.13%) Life Science
5 1 (2.13%) Credit Risk
5 1 (2.13%) Market Risk
5 1 (2.13%) Fat Client
5 1 (2.13%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (2.13%) User Experience
5 1 (2.13%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 1 (2.13%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 10 (21.28%) Windows
2 8 (17.02%) Windows 7
3 4 (8.51%) Windows Server 2003
4 3 (6.38%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (4.26%) Windows 2000 Server
5 2 (4.26%) Windows 8
5 2 (4.26%) UNIX
6 1 (2.13%) AIX
6 1 (2.13%) Linux
6 1 (2.13%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (38.30%) Project Management
2 9 (19.15%) Document Management
3 8 (17.02%) Time Management
4 7 (14.89%) Risk Management
4 7 (14.89%) Workflow
4 7 (14.89%) ITIL
4 7 (14.89%) CRM
5 6 (12.77%) Stakeholder Management
6 5 (10.64%) Wealth Management
6 5 (10.64%) Test Management
6 5 (10.64%) PRINCE2
6 5 (10.64%) Mentoring
6 5 (10.64%) People Management
7 4 (8.51%) Line Management
7 4 (8.51%) Investment Management
7 4 (8.51%) Stakeholder Engagement
7 4 (8.51%) Change Management
7 4 (8.51%) Agile Software Development
8 3 (6.38%) Data Management
8 3 (6.38%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 11 (23.40%) SQL
2 7 (14.89%) Java
3 4 (8.51%) T-SQL
4 3 (6.38%) JavaScript
5 1 (2.13%) PL/SQL
5 1 (2.13%) C#
Qualifications
1 8 (17.02%) Degree
2 3 (6.38%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (2.13%) SAP Certification
3 1 (2.13%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (2.13%) PMP
3 1 (2.13%) PMI Certification
3 1 (2.13%) VCP4
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (10.64%) MiFID
2 4 (8.51%) FATCA
3 2 (4.26%) Data Quality
4 1 (2.13%) EMIR
4 1 (2.13%) Dodd-Frank
4 1 (2.13%) QA
4 1 (2.13%) ISO 14001
4 1 (2.13%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 4 (8.51%) Active Directory
2 2 (4.26%) Microsoft Virtual Server
2 2 (4.26%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 5 (10.64%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (4.26%) SCCM
Vendors
1 9 (19.15%) Microsoft
2 5 (10.64%) HP
3 4 (8.51%) Citrix
4 2 (4.26%) Interwoven
4 2 (4.26%) VMware
4 2 (4.26%) Oracle
4 2 (4.26%) Dell
5 1 (2.13%) SAP
5 1 (2.13%) IBM
5 1 (2.13%) Murex
5 1 (2.13%) LexisNexis
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