The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Legal in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Legal over the 3 months to 27 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
27 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Legal
Rank 158 169 158
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -11
Permanent jobs citing Legal 2043 2153 2285
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 2.08% 1.96% 1.96%
As % of the General category 4.86% 4.39% 4.45%
Number of salaries quoted 1644 1624 1760
Median salary £50,000 £48,750 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+2.56% +8.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £28,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £79,600 £72,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £43,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+4.65% +14.66%

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

General Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
General category
41997 49048 51294
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 42.86% 44.55% 44.03%
Number of salaries quoted 34501 38853 39824
Median salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,565 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £80,000 £80,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.27%

Legal
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of job ads citing Legal as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the General category.

Legal Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Legal
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Legal within the UK.

Legal Salary Trend in the UK

Legal
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Legal over the 3 months to 27 July 2016 within the UK.

Legal Salary Histogram in the UK

Legal
Top 30 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Legal within the UK over the 3 months to 27 July 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +6 1961 £50,000 - 255
London +17 1134 £55,000 +4.76% 136
City of London +6 235 £52,500 - 41
South East -24 226 £52,500 +16.66% 30
Yorkshire +59 172 £38,000 -15.55% 22
West Yorkshire +44 124 £38,000 -15.55% 18
North West 0 117 £43,500 +17.56% 18
West Midlands +53 102 £43,250 -3.88% 12
Leeds +36 95 £37,500 -16.66% 12
Manchester +4 86 £45,000 +28.57% 9
East of England +35 81 £55,000 +26.06% 17
South West +12 65 £45,000 +36.36% 13
Surrey -8 63 £52,500 +16.66% 2
East Midlands -27 61 £50,000 +16.27% 5
Berkshire -8 60 £50,000 -9.09% 7
Birmingham +17 49 £37,500 -22.68% 9
South Yorkshire +47 46 £35,348 -21.44% 3
Essex +31 38 £51,500 +33.76% 4
Bristol +36 36 £47,500 +11.76% 5
Sheffield +43 35 £35,697 -20.67% 2
Hampshire -9 32 £45,000 +2.27% 6
Northamptonshire +12 31 £50,000 -
Scotland -25 27 £55,750 +32.73% 5
Kent +27 26 £52,500 +16.66% 2
Northampton +13 25 £50,000 -
Hertfordshire +18 22 £55,000 +22.22% 5
Reading +6 19 £47,000 -21.66% 1
Oxfordshire -5 17 £61,250 +104.16% 3
Cambridge +7 15 £60,000 +26.31% 4
Cambridgeshire +6 15 £60,000 +26.31% 4

Legal
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 July 2016, IT jobs citing Legal also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads with a requirement for Legal.

1 1636 (39.35%) Finance
2 1019 (24.51%) Law
3 1012 (24.34%) Microsoft
4 818 (19.67%) Windows
5 737 (17.72%) SQL
6 682 (16.40%) MS Excel
7 642 (15.44%) ITIL
8 639 (15.37%) Project Management
9 628 (15.10%) SQL Server
10 602 (14.48%) MS Office
11 601 (14.45%) Agile Software Development
12 595 (14.31%) Degree
13 559 (13.44%) Business Intelligence
14 530 (12.75%) Analytical Skills
15 525 (12.63%) Active Directory
16 491 (11.81%) .NET
17 438 (10.53%) Windows 7
18 414 (9.96%) Information Security
19 380 (9.14%) C#
20 374 (8.99%) Risk Management
21 355 (8.54%) Citrix
22 351 (8.44%) Management Information System
23 349 (8.39%) Stakeholder Management
24 338 (8.13%) PRINCE2
25 307 (7.38%) SQL Server Reporting Services
26 269 (6.47%) JavaScript
27 268 (6.45%) ISO/IEC 27001
28 261 (6.28%) Service Management
29 257 (6.18%) iManage
30 255 (6.13%) Continuous Improvement

Legal
Top Related IT Skills by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 231 (5.56%) SharePoint
2 146 (3.51%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 146 (3.51%) MS Exchange
3 96 (2.31%) CMS
4 83 (2.00%) SharePoint 2013
5 79 (1.90%) Exchange Server 2010
6 69 (1.66%) Exchange Server 2013
7 66 (1.59%) IIS
8 41 (0.99%) Skype for Business
9 37 (0.89%) Apache
10 34 (0.82%) Exchange Server 2007
11 32 (0.77%) SharePoint 2010
12 24 (0.58%) Tomcat
13 21 (0.51%) WordPress
14 19 (0.46%) SAS
14 19 (0.46%) Umbraco
15 16 (0.38%) IBM Notes
16 13 (0.31%) OpenStack
17 12 (0.29%) Apache Spark
17 12 (0.29%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 682 (16.40%) MS Excel
2 602 (14.48%) MS Office
3 136 (3.27%) MS PowerPoint
4 95 (2.28%) MS Project
4 95 (2.28%) MS Visio
5 32 (0.77%) Spreadsheet
6 29 (0.70%) Photoshop
7 19 (0.46%) Acrobat
7 19 (0.46%) Adobe Captivate
8 12 (0.29%) Adobe Illustrator
9 10 (0.24%) Adobe Premiere
10 7 (0.17%) GIMP
10 7 (0.17%) SPSS
11 4 (0.096%) Adobe Creative Suite
11 4 (0.096%) Fireworks
12 2 (0.048%) AutoCAD
12 2 (0.048%) InDesign
12 2 (0.048%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 62 (1.49%) Visualfiles
2 33 (0.79%) Oracle Financials
3 32 (0.77%) Oracle EBS
4 25 (0.60%) SAP CO
4 25 (0.60%) SAP FI
4 25 (0.60%) SAP FI/CO
5 22 (0.53%) Dynamics CRM
6 18 (0.43%) Relativity
7 16 (0.38%) SAP GRC
8 15 (0.36%) SAP ERP
9 14 (0.34%) JDE EnterpriseOne
10 13 (0.31%) Dynamics AX
11 10 (0.24%) SAP EHS
11 10 (0.24%) SAP HR
12 9 (0.22%) Oracle Cash Management
12 9 (0.22%) SAP FSCM
13 8 (0.19%) Oracle Retail
13 8 (0.19%) SAP Retail
14 7 (0.17%) SAP MM
14 7 (0.17%) Workday HCM
Cloud Services
1 93 (2.24%) Mimecast
2 91 (2.19%) Microsoft Azure
3 87 (2.09%) SaaS
4 83 (2.00%) Amazon AWS
5 62 (1.49%) Office 365
6 27 (0.65%) IaaS
7 20 (0.48%) Cloud Computing
8 17 (0.41%) PaaS
9 9 (0.22%) OneDrive
9 9 (0.22%) Yammer
10 8 (0.19%) Google Cloud Platform
11 7 (0.17%) GitHub
11 7 (0.17%) Veeva
12 6 (0.14%) Amazon EC2
13 5 (0.12%) Google Analytics
14 4 (0.096%) AWS CloudFormation
15 3 (0.072%) Dropbox
16 2 (0.048%) Amazon S3
16 2 (0.048%) SmartFocus
16 2 (0.048%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 181 (4.35%) VPN
2 146 (3.51%) Firewall
3 115 (2.77%) WAN
4 95 (2.28%) VoIP
5 86 (2.07%) LAN
5 86 (2.07%) Network Security
6 80 (1.92%) Internet
7 72 (1.73%) DNS
8 68 (1.64%) SAN
9 63 (1.52%) Intranet
10 62 (1.49%) TCP/IP
11 46 (1.11%) DHCP
12 43 (1.03%) Wireless
13 37 (0.89%) NAS
13 37 (0.89%) VLAN
14 36 (0.87%) WLAN
15 33 (0.79%) HTTP
16 32 (0.77%) GoToMeeting
17 28 (0.67%) Intrusion Detection
18 26 (0.63%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 628 (15.10%) SQL Server
2 307 (7.38%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 229 (5.51%) Data Warehouse
4 228 (5.48%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 163 (3.92%) SQL Server 2008
6 137 (3.29%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 131 (3.15%) Relational Database
8 90 (2.16%) Big Data
9 82 (1.97%) SQL Server 2012
10 77 (1.85%) RDBMS
11 66 (1.59%) SQL Server 2005
12 63 (1.52%) SQL Server 2014
13 56 (1.35%) Power BI
14 53 (1.27%) Microsoft Analysis Services
14 53 (1.27%) MySQL
15 52 (1.25%) Data Mining
16 48 (1.15%) Hadoop
17 42 (1.01%) NoSQL
18 41 (0.99%) QlikView
19 36 (0.87%) BusinessObjects
Development Applications
1 89 (2.14%) Visual Studio
2 84 (2.02%) Selenium
3 78 (1.88%) Git (software)
4 68 (1.64%) JIRA
5 67 (1.61%) Team Foundation Server
6 43 (1.03%) Eclipse
7 37 (0.89%) Subversion
8 17 (0.41%) Jenkins
8 17 (0.41%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
8 17 (0.41%) WebDriver
9 16 (0.38%) TeamCity
10 15 (0.36%) Grunt
11 11 (0.26%) HP UFT
11 11 (0.26%) MSBuild
11 11 (0.26%) NUnit
12 10 (0.24%) Cucumber
13 9 (0.22%) Atlassian Bamboo
13 9 (0.22%) Bitbucket
13 9 (0.22%) LSMW
13 9 (0.22%) SoapUI
General
1 1636 (39.35%) Finance
2 1019 (24.51%) Law
3 224 (5.39%) Marketing
4 216 (5.19%) Banking
5 183 (4.40%) Retail
6 174 (4.18%) Telecoms
7 80 (1.92%) Manufacturing
8 75 (1.80%) Billing
9 72 (1.73%) Publishing
10 55 (1.32%) Back Office
11 43 (1.03%) Games
12 37 (0.89%) Investment Banking
13 31 (0.75%) Front Office
14 24 (0.58%) Advertising
14 24 (0.58%) Financial Institution
15 23 (0.55%) German Language
16 20 (0.48%) Corporate Banking
16 20 (0.48%) French Language
17 17 (0.41%) Pharmaceutical
18 10 (0.24%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 1075 (25.85%) Analyst
2 578 (13.90%) Developer
3 324 (7.79%) Project Manager
4 291 (7.00%) Consultant
5 263 (6.33%) Business Analyst
6 243 (5.84%) IT Manager
7 226 (5.44%) Service Analyst
8 218 (5.24%) Service Desk Analyst
8 218 (5.24%) Support Analyst
9 159 (3.82%) Architect
10 156 (3.75%) SQL Developer
11 153 (3.68%) C# Developer
12 141 (3.39%) .NET Developer
13 140 (3.37%) IT Analyst
14 134 (3.22%) Legal Analyst
15 129 (3.10%) Senior Analyst
16 109 (2.62%) Security Manager
17 107 (2.57%) IT Support
18 106 (2.55%) Applications Support
19 100 (2.41%) C# .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 491 (11.81%) .NET
2 223 (5.36%) HTML
3 196 (4.71%) ASP.NET
4 151 (3.63%) CSS
5 141 (3.39%) XML
6 137 (3.29%) .NET Framework
7 116 (2.79%) Web Services
8 102 (2.45%) jQuery
9 76 (1.83%) HTML5
10 74 (1.78%) AngularJS
11 69 (1.66%) MDX
12 68 (1.64%) ASP.NET MVC
13 62 (1.49%) WCF
14 54 (1.30%) Entity Framework
15 51 (1.23%) ASP.NET Web API
15 51 (1.23%) WPF
16 37 (0.89%) Ajax
16 37 (0.89%) JSON
17 36 (0.87%) SOAP
18 35 (0.84%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 530 (12.75%) Analytical Skills
2 351 (8.44%) Management Information System
3 164 (3.94%) Blackberry
4 141 (3.39%) Computer Science
5 105 (2.53%) Data Centre
6 88 (2.12%) User Experience
7 82 (1.97%) e-Learning
8 70 (1.68%) Virtual Team
9 66 (1.59%) Mathematics
10 56 (1.35%) Visualisation
11 46 (1.11%) Social Media
12 44 (1.06%) iPhone
13 43 (1.03%) Data Protection Act
14 42 (1.01%) iPad
15 41 (0.99%) Clustering
16 40 (0.96%) Derivative
16 40 (0.96%) Enterprise Software
17 37 (0.89%) Replication
18 36 (0.87%) CESG
19 31 (0.75%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 818 (19.67%) Windows
2 438 (10.53%) Windows 7
3 197 (4.74%) Windows Server
4 128 (3.08%) Windows Server 2008
5 116 (2.79%) Windows Server 2012
6 108 (2.60%) Linux
7 89 (2.14%) Unix
8 74 (1.78%) Android
9 70 (1.68%) Windows 8
10 64 (1.54%) Windows 10
11 45 (1.08%) Windows Server 2003
12 40 (0.96%) Apple iOS
13 30 (0.72%) Windows XP
14 19 (0.46%) Mac OS X
15 11 (0.26%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
16 9 (0.22%) Windows Phone
17 5 (0.12%) Windows Mobile
17 5 (0.12%) Windows Vista
18 4 (0.096%) Solaris
19 3 (0.072%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 642 (15.44%) ITIL
2 639 (15.37%) Project Management
3 601 (14.45%) Agile Software Development
4 559 (13.44%) Business Intelligence
5 414 (9.96%) Information Security
6 374 (8.99%) Risk Management
7 349 (8.39%) Stakeholder Management
8 338 (8.13%) PRINCE2
9 261 (6.28%) Service Management
10 255 (6.13%) Continuous Improvement
11 252 (6.06%) Document Management
12 243 (5.84%) Service Delivery
13 213 (5.12%) Business Analysis
14 208 (5.00%) CRM
15 205 (4.93%) Change Management
16 203 (4.88%) Analytics
17 180 (4.33%) Case Management
18 175 (4.21%) Mentoring
19 163 (3.92%) Data Protection
20 157 (3.78%) Business Development
Programming Languages
1 737 (17.72%) SQL
2 380 (9.14%) C#
3 269 (6.47%) JavaScript
4 242 (5.82%) T-SQL
5 209 (5.03%) Java
6 93 (2.24%) PowerShell
7 84 (2.02%) VB.NET
8 71 (1.71%) PHP
9 61 (1.47%) C++
9 61 (1.47%) VBA
10 52 (1.25%) C
10 52 (1.25%) Python
11 50 (1.20%) VB
12 30 (0.72%) VBScript
13 26 (0.63%) Perl
14 21 (0.51%) PL/SQL
15 18 (0.43%) Ruby
15 18 (0.43%) Shell Script
16 17 (0.41%) VB6
17 15 (0.36%) R
Qualifications
1 595 (14.31%) Degree
2 251 (6.04%) CISSP
3 184 (4.43%) CISM
4 128 (3.08%) CISA
5 121 (2.91%) Security Cleared
6 119 (2.86%) ISEB
7 105 (2.53%) Microsoft Certification
8 71 (1.71%) Cisco Certification
9 64 (1.54%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 62 (1.49%) CRISC
11 58 (1.39%) SC Cleared
12 56 (1.35%) ITIL Certification
13 47 (1.13%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
14 43 (1.03%) CLAS
15 42 (1.01%) CCNA
16 37 (0.89%) ISTQB
16 37 (0.89%) MCSE
17 36 (0.87%) PMP
18 35 (0.84%) PMI Certification
19 34 (0.82%) CESG Certified Professional
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 268 (6.45%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 222 (5.34%) SLA
3 173 (4.16%) QA
4 156 (3.75%) PCI DSS
5 77 (1.85%) Data Quality
6 66 (1.59%) COBIT
7 36 (0.87%) ISO27002
8 31 (0.75%) ISO 9001
9 28 (0.67%) Sarbanes-Oxley
10 19 (0.46%) MiFID
11 18 (0.43%) ISAE 3402
12 15 (0.36%) Dodd-Frank
12 15 (0.36%) EMIR
13 11 (0.26%) FATCA
13 11 (0.26%) ISO22301
13 11 (0.26%) SSAE 16
14 10 (0.24%) HMG Security Policy Framework
14 10 (0.24%) PMBOK
15 9 (0.22%) Solvency II
16 7 (0.17%) Section 508
System Software
1 525 (12.63%) Active Directory
2 134 (3.22%) VMware Infrastructure
3 54 (1.30%) XenApp
4 53 (1.27%) Hyper-V
5 42 (1.01%) vSphere
6 40 (0.96%) XenDesktop
7 23 (0.55%) DFS Replication
8 22 (0.53%) Microsoft App-V
9 21 (0.51%) Xen
10 20 (0.48%) VMware ESXi
10 20 (0.48%) VMware Server
11 19 (0.46%) Terminal Server
12 18 (0.43%) Virtual Desktop
13 12 (0.29%) Terminal Services
14 11 (0.26%) Docker
15 6 (0.14%) Firmware
15 6 (0.14%) XenServer
16 4 (0.096%) Varnish
16 4 (0.096%) VirtualBox
16 4 (0.096%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 69 (1.66%) SCCM
2 23 (0.55%) AirWatch
2 23 (0.55%) SCOM
3 20 (0.48%) WSUS
4 16 (0.38%) RSA Archer
5 12 (0.29%) Cisco CUCM
5 12 (0.29%) EnCase
5 12 (0.29%) Puppet
6 10 (0.24%) Ansible
7 9 (0.22%) Backup Exec
8 8 (0.19%) FTK
8 8 (0.19%) Kubernetes
9 7 (0.17%) Control-M
10 6 (0.14%) Host Intrusion Detection System
10 6 (0.14%) HP Quality Center
10 6 (0.14%) Nessus
10 6 (0.14%) NetBackup
10 6 (0.14%) Perfmon
11 5 (0.12%) Nexpose
11 5 (0.12%) ThinApp
Vendors
1 1012 (24.34%) Microsoft
2 355 (8.54%) Citrix
3 257 (6.18%) iManage
4 243 (5.84%) Cisco
5 231 (5.56%) VMware
6 183 (4.40%) Oracle
7 177 (4.26%) SAP
8 122 (2.93%) Mitel
9 87 (2.09%) HP
10 83 (2.00%) Tableau
11 53 (1.27%) Interwoven
12 51 (1.23%) Informatica
13 45 (1.08%) Adobe
14 39 (0.94%) Symantec
15 37 (0.89%) IBM
15 37 (0.89%) NetApp
15 37 (0.89%) Salesforce.com
16 34 (0.82%) Google
16 34 (0.82%) Riverbed
16 34 (0.82%) SolarWinds
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Douglas-Scott
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + Good Package
Posted: 10 hours ago
London
Rullion IT Plus
Salary: £35000 - £42000 per annum + Pension, Life assurance, Bonus
Posted: 10 hours ago
Leicester, Leicestershire
Uniting Ambition
Salary: £22k - 40k per year + bonus, holidays, pension, discounts, childcare v
Posted: 12 hours ago
Chelmsford, Essex
Ashdown IT
Salary: £50000 - £58000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Warrington, Cheshire
Uniting Ambition
Salary: £30k - 35k per year
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Vantage Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: From £25,000 to £28,000 per annum Benefits package (Including Bonus)
Posted: 9 hours ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £18000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: 13 hours ago
North London
Senitor Associates
Salary: £32000 - £36000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Slough, Berkshire
Venturi
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Experis Ltd
Posted: Yesterday
London
Satigo Ltd
Salary: £33000 - £42000 per annum + bonus and bens
Posted: 15 hours ago
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
Searchability
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Pension, 25 days Holiday, Healthcare
Posted: 7 hours ago
Central London / West End
Latcom Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £35,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
Big Wednesday Digital Ltd
Salary: negotiable
Posted: 21 hours ago
London
Satigo Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £33000 per annum + bonus, free training and bens
Posted: 15 hours ago
City, London
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £38000 - £48000.00 per annum + BENS
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Affinity Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £45,000 to £55,000 per annum + Bens
Posted: Yesterday
Basildon, Essex
Net Recruit.co.uk Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 15 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £75000.00 - £83000.00 per annum
Posted: 8 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + Pension + Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
Prescot, Merseyside
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £30000.00 - £35000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Venturi
Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum + Bonus and Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Central London / West End
Latcom Ltd
Salary: From £50,000 to £55,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Recann
Salary: £35000 - £42000 per annum + Pension and Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
CSC
Posted: 15 hours ago
Lancashire
Douglas-Scott
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Good Package
Posted: Yesterday
Wakefield, West Yorkshire
Searchability
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
Latcom Ltd
Salary: From £58,000 to £58,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Woking, Surrey
Oscar
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol, Avon
Pro-Quest Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 Per Annum 35-45K + Benefits
Posted: 14 hours ago