The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Legal in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Legal over the 3 months to 27 February 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Legal
Rank 154 148 158
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +10
Permanent jobs citing Legal 2042 2039 1955
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 1.91% 1.94% 1.82%
As % of the General category 4.36% 4.39% 4.16%
Number of salaries quoted 1634 1550 1452
Average salary £50,000 £45,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £28,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £77,500 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £40,000 £37,000
% change year-on-year
+12.50% +8.10%

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
46867 46498 47017
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 43.79% 44.14% 43.87%
Number of salaries quoted 37152 35875 38070
Average salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £75,000 £80,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £43,000 £41,500
% change year-on-year
+4.65% +3.61%

Legal
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Legal within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within 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 February 2015 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 average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Legal within the UK over the 3 months to 27 February 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
England -2 1978 £50,000 +5.26% 242
London +28 1124 £51,500 -1.90% 128
South East -47 312 £50,000 +11.11% 30
City of London +16 291 £52,500 -4.54% 43
Yorkshire +23 148 £42,500 +41.66% 22
West Yorkshire +37 138 £42,500 +21.42% 18
Berkshire +32 110 £60,000 +33.33% 9
Surrey -40 110 £43,250 +8.12% 8
North West -32 106 £37,500 +19.04% 26
Leeds +26 102 £42,500 +13.33% 9
East of England +34 92 £47,500 +5.55% 6
South West -14 76 £34,000 -9.33% 13
Manchester -36 70 £31,250 -2.34% 19
West Midlands -30 66 £47,500 +35.71% 8
Egham -3 58 - - 1
East Midlands +24 55 £45,000 -5.26% 7
Bristol -17 51 £34,000 -10.52% 6
Essex +26 45 £47,000 +25.33% 1
Reading +3 45 £62,500 +8.69% 1
Cheshire 0 29 £37,500 -16.66% 3
Hampshire -45 29 £40,000 - 5
Birmingham -23 28 £47,500 +21.01% 3
Buckinghamshire -2 26 £45,000 +15.38% 3
Hertfordshire -9 21 £60,000 +14.28% 1
Nottinghamshire +19 20 £41,500 -17.00% 3
Bracknell +7 20 £62,500 +78.57%
Scotland -33 20 £45,625 +14.06% 6
Nottingham +19 19 £41,500 +7.09% 3
Bradford +7 19 £55,000 +62.96% 2
Docklands, London +13 18 £43,750 +9.37%

Legal
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, IT jobs within the UK 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 1541 (37.05%) Finance
2 981 (23.59%) Microsoft
3 913 (21.95%) Law
4 895 (21.52%) Windows
5 736 (17.70%) SQL
6 727 (17.48%) MS Excel
7 679 (16.33%) MS Office
8 607 (14.59%) Project Management
9 600 (14.43%) Degree
10 577 (13.87%) SQL Server
11 570 (13.71%) ITIL
12 508 (12.21%) Analytical Skills
13 473 (11.37%) Active Directory
14 430 (10.34%) Banking
15 393 (9.45%) Agile Software Development
16 388 (9.33%) .NET
17 381 (9.16%) Risk Management
18 380 (9.14%) Business Intelligence
19 373 (8.97%) Windows 7
20 308 (7.41%) PRINCE2
21 306 (7.36%) Management Information System
22 304 (7.31%) C#
23 301 (7.24%) Marketing
24 287 (6.90%) Telecoms
25 273 (6.56%) Service Delivery
26 269 (6.47%) Business Development
27 253 (6.08%) Information Security
28 249 (5.99%) SQL Server Reporting Services
28 249 (5.99%) SharePoint
29 237 (5.70%) Stakeholder Management

Legal
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, IT jobs within the UK 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
1 249 (5.99%) SharePoint
2 188 (4.52%) MS Exchange
3 124 (2.98%) WorkSite
4 102 (2.45%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 92 (2.21%) Exchange Server 2010
6 85 (2.04%) IIS
7 46 (1.11%) Lync
8 41 (0.99%) CMS
9 38 (0.91%) Exchange Server 2007
10 34 (0.82%) Exchange Server 2013
11 29 (0.70%) Node.js
12 28 (0.67%) SAS
13 26 (0.63%) WebSphere
14 23 (0.55%) Exchange Server 2003
14 23 (0.55%) SharePoint 2010
14 23 (0.55%) Tomcat
15 22 (0.53%) SharePoint 2013
16 17 (0.41%) JBoss
17 16 (0.38%) Apache
17 16 (0.38%) WordPress
Applications
1 727 (17.48%) MS Excel
2 679 (16.33%) MS Office
3 175 (4.21%) MS PowerPoint
4 102 (2.45%) MS Visio
5 79 (1.90%) MS Project
6 34 (0.82%) Spreadsheet
7 18 (0.43%) Photoshop
8 11 (0.26%) Acrobat
9 9 (0.22%) Final Cut Pro
10 6 (0.14%) Adobe Illustrator
10 6 (0.14%) SPSS
11 5 (0.12%) PowerPivot
11 5 (0.12%) InfoPath
11 5 (0.12%) Adobe Captivate
11 5 (0.12%) Pro/ENGINEER
12 4 (0.096%) Fireworks
13 3 (0.072%) AutoCAD
13 3 (0.072%) InDesign
13 3 (0.072%) FastStats
14 2 (0.048%) Adobe After Effects
Business Applications
1 49 (1.18%) Dynamics CRM
2 33 (0.79%) SAP FI/CO
2 33 (0.79%) SAP FI
2 33 (0.79%) SAP CO
3 30 (0.72%) SAP FSCM
4 25 (0.60%) Visualfiles
5 19 (0.46%) SAP MDM
6 15 (0.36%) Dynamics AX
7 11 (0.26%) Agresso
8 9 (0.22%) SAP MM
9 7 (0.17%) Google Analytics
10 6 (0.14%) SiteCatalyst
10 6 (0.14%) Oracle EBS
10 6 (0.14%) SAP ERP
11 4 (0.096%) Sage 200
11 4 (0.096%) Oracle Financials
12 3 (0.072%) SAP CRM
12 3 (0.072%) SAP BPC
13 2 (0.048%) Oracle Retail
13 2 (0.048%) Loan IQ
Cloud Services
1 62 (1.49%) SaaS
2 35 (0.84%) Microsoft Azure
3 19 (0.46%) Office 365
4 16 (0.38%) IBM Blueworks
5 15 (0.36%) Cloud Computing
6 11 (0.26%) GitHub
7 10 (0.24%) IaaS
8 8 (0.19%) Amazon AWS
9 4 (0.096%) Google Apps
10 1 (0.024%) SoftLayer
10 1 (0.024%) Google Cloud Platform
10 1 (0.024%) SuccessFactors
10 1 (0.024%) Amazon EC2
10 1 (0.024%) Google App Engine
Communications & Networking
1 150 (3.61%) Firewall
2 115 (2.77%) WAN
3 111 (2.67%) DNS
4 105 (2.52%) TCP/IP
5 103 (2.48%) SAN
6 92 (2.21%) Internet
7 82 (1.97%) Wireless
8 80 (1.92%) LAN
9 73 (1.76%) DHCP
10 68 (1.64%) VPN
11 65 (1.56%) Intranet
12 64 (1.54%) Network Security
13 54 (1.30%) VoIP
14 38 (0.91%) VLAN
15 34 (0.82%) Cisco ASA
16 33 (0.79%) NAS
17 30 (0.72%) MPLS
18 29 (0.70%) Extranet
19 22 (0.53%) Cisco Nexus
20 21 (0.50%) IP Telephony
Database & Business Intelligence
1 577 (13.87%) SQL Server
2 249 (5.99%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 199 (4.78%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 112 (2.69%) Data Warehouse
5 104 (2.50%) SQL Server 2008
6 94 (2.26%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 65 (1.56%) QlikView
8 63 (1.51%) Big Data
9 62 (1.49%) SQL Server 2005
10 61 (1.47%) MySQL
11 60 (1.44%) Relational Database
12 52 (1.25%) SQL Server 2012
13 51 (1.23%) SAP Data Services
14 49 (1.18%) DataStage
15 43 (1.03%) RDBMS
16 39 (0.94%) NoSQL
17 34 (0.82%) Hadoop
17 34 (0.82%) Crystal Reports
18 31 (0.75%) Data Mining
18 31 (0.75%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 72 (1.73%) Visual Studio
2 48 (1.15%) Team Foundation Server
3 44 (1.06%) Git (software)
4 42 (1.01%) Subversion
5 27 (0.65%) JIRA
6 22 (0.53%) Selenium
7 18 (0.43%) Maven
8 15 (0.36%) Talend Open Studio
8 15 (0.36%) Rational DOORS
9 14 (0.34%) Hudson
9 14 (0.34%) Eclipse
9 14 (0.34%) QuickTest Pro
9 14 (0.34%) Jenkins
10 13 (0.31%) JUnit
11 12 (0.29%) Cucumber
12 10 (0.24%) LoadRunner
13 8 (0.19%) LSMW
13 8 (0.19%) Axure RP
14 7 (0.17%) Dreamweaver
14 7 (0.17%) JDeveloper
General
1 1541 (37.05%) Finance
2 913 (21.95%) Law
3 430 (10.34%) Banking
4 301 (7.24%) Marketing
5 287 (6.90%) Telecoms
6 173 (4.16%) Retail
7 116 (2.79%) Investment Banking
8 108 (2.60%) Billing
9 63 (1.51%) Military
10 61 (1.47%) Publishing
11 58 (1.39%) Back Office
12 57 (1.37%) Front Office
13 49 (1.18%) German Language
14 48 (1.15%) Financial Institution
15 47 (1.13%) Advertising
16 43 (1.03%) French Language
17 34 (0.82%) Manufacturing
18 25 (0.60%) Games
19 20 (0.48%) Local Government
20 16 (0.38%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 998 (24.00%) Analyst
2 561 (13.49%) Developer
3 271 (6.52%) Business Analyst
4 264 (6.35%) Architect
5 263 (6.32%) Consultant
6 255 (6.13%) Project Manager
7 231 (5.55%) Support Analyst
8 154 (3.70%) Service Analyst
9 144 (3.46%) Service Desk Analyst
10 134 (3.22%) Administrator
11 114 (2.74%) Applications Support
12 107 (2.57%) Senior Analyst
13 105 (2.52%) Team Leader
14 104 (2.50%) Senior Manager
15 94 (2.26%) Service Manager
16 93 (2.24%) C# Developer
17 92 (2.21%) Senior Developer
18 81 (1.95%) Trainer
18 81 (1.95%) SAP Consultant
19 79 (1.90%) IT Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 388 (9.33%) .NET
2 214 (5.15%) HTML
3 165 (3.97%) ASP.NET
4 130 (3.13%) Web Services
5 126 (3.03%) CSS
6 121 (2.91%) XML
7 87 (2.09%) .NET Framework
7 87 (2.09%) HTML5
8 85 (2.04%) jQuery
9 79 (1.90%) Spring
10 72 (1.73%) WCF
11 55 (1.32%) Hibernate
12 49 (1.18%) J2EE
13 43 (1.03%) Ajax
14 41 (0.99%) AngularJS
15 40 (0.96%) WPF
16 39 (0.94%) CSS3
16 39 (0.94%) ASP.NET MVC
17 38 (0.91%) REST
18 35 (0.84%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 508 (12.21%) Analytical Skills
2 306 (7.36%) Management Information System
3 180 (4.33%) Blackberry
4 138 (3.32%) Computer Science
5 105 (2.52%) User Experience
6 66 (1.59%) Visualisation
7 61 (1.47%) Social Media
8 60 (1.44%) Enterprise Software
9 54 (1.30%) Clustering
10 49 (1.18%) E-Learning
10 49 (1.18%) Hedge funds
11 43 (1.03%) Derivative
12 40 (0.96%) Open Source
13 39 (0.94%) Credit Risk
14 34 (0.82%) Mathematics
14 34 (0.82%) Data Integration
15 33 (0.79%) Client/Server
16 32 (0.77%) PMI
17 31 (0.75%) Data Protection Act
18 29 (0.70%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 895 (21.52%) Windows
2 373 (8.97%) Windows 7
3 163 (3.92%) Windows Server 2008
4 156 (3.75%) Linux
5 149 (3.58%) Windows XP
6 118 (2.84%) Windows Server 2003
7 88 (2.12%) Windows Server 2012
8 87 (2.09%) UNIX
9 53 (1.27%) Windows 8
10 49 (1.18%) Android
11 44 (1.06%) Apple iOS
12 19 (0.46%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 11 (0.26%) Solaris
14 9 (0.22%) Ubuntu
15 8 (0.19%) Mac OS X
16 7 (0.17%) Windows 2000 Server
16 7 (0.17%) CentOS
17 5 (0.12%) Windows Vista
18 4 (0.096%) Windows Mobile
18 4 (0.096%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 607 (14.59%) Project Management
2 570 (13.71%) ITIL
3 393 (9.45%) Agile Software Development
4 381 (9.16%) Risk Management
5 380 (9.14%) Business Intelligence
6 308 (7.41%) PRINCE2
7 273 (6.56%) Service Delivery
8 269 (6.47%) Business Development
9 253 (6.08%) Information Security
10 237 (5.70%) Stakeholder Management
11 230 (5.53%) Change Management
12 224 (5.39%) Business Analysis
12 224 (5.39%) Coaching
13 223 (5.36%) CRM
14 220 (5.29%) Document Management
15 186 (4.47%) Data Management
16 180 (4.33%) Workflow
17 169 (4.06%) ETL
18 167 (4.02%) Service Management
19 153 (3.68%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 736 (17.70%) SQL
2 304 (7.31%) C#
3 209 (5.03%) T-SQL
4 201 (4.83%) Java
5 192 (4.62%) JavaScript
6 84 (2.02%) VBA
7 72 (1.73%) C
8 60 (1.44%) PHP
9 50 (1.20%) VB.NET
10 44 (1.06%) Python
11 42 (1.01%) PowerShell
12 35 (0.84%) VB
13 33 (0.79%) C++
14 23 (0.55%) ABAP
15 17 (0.41%) XPath
16 14 (0.34%) VBScript
17 13 (0.31%) PL/SQL
17 13 (0.31%) Shell Script
18 12 (0.29%) Scala
19 11 (0.26%) Data Mining Extensions (DMX)
Qualifications
1 600 (14.43%) Degree
2 137 (3.29%) Security Cleared
3 132 (3.17%) Microsoft Certification
4 119 (2.86%) CISSP
5 96 (2.31%) ITIL Certification
6 77 (1.85%) PMI Certification
7 75 (1.80%) CISM
7 75 (1.80%) SC Cleared
8 72 (1.73%) ISEB
9 61 (1.47%) MCSE
10 58 (1.39%) Cisco Certification
11 55 (1.32%) PMP
12 49 (1.18%) MCITP
13 46 (1.11%) MCP
14 44 (1.06%) MCSA
15 39 (0.94%) VCP4
16 37 (0.89%) CCNA
17 33 (0.79%) PRINCE2 Certification
18 29 (0.70%) CCNP
18 29 (0.70%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 189 (4.54%) SLA
2 181 (4.35%) QA
3 125 (3.01%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 83 (2.00%) PCI DSS
5 44 (1.06%) Data Quality
6 24 (0.58%) COBIT
7 23 (0.55%) ISO 9001
7 23 (0.55%) ISO 14001
8 22 (0.53%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 22 (0.53%) FATCA
9 15 (0.36%) Solvency II
10 11 (0.26%) Dodd-Frank
10 11 (0.26%) MiFID
11 10 (0.24%) EMIR
11 10 (0.24%) COSO
12 6 (0.14%) DO-178B
12 6 (0.14%) DO-254
13 4 (0.096%) ISO/IEC 20000
14 3 (0.072%) HIPAA
14 3 (0.072%) ISO/IEC 17799
System Software
1 473 (11.37%) Active Directory
2 166 (3.99%) VMware Infrastructure
3 64 (1.54%) vSphere
4 47 (1.13%) XenApp
5 44 (1.06%) Hyper-V
6 18 (0.43%) Terminal Services
7 14 (0.34%) XenDesktop
8 13 (0.31%) EMC RecoverPoint
9 9 (0.22%) Firmware
10 7 (0.17%) Snort
10 7 (0.17%) Microsoft Virtual Server
10 7 (0.17%) Veritas Cluster Server
11 5 (0.12%) VMware ESXi
11 5 (0.12%) KVM
11 5 (0.12%) NFS
12 4 (0.096%) XenServer
13 3 (0.072%) vCloud
13 3 (0.072%) VMware Server
13 3 (0.072%) DFS Replication
14 2 (0.048%) Veritas Volume Manager
Systems Management
1 74 (1.78%) SCCM
2 32 (0.77%) SCOM
2 32 (0.77%) HP Quality Center
3 12 (0.29%) Puppet
4 11 (0.26%) Opscode Chef
4 11 (0.26%) WSUS
5 10 (0.24%) Cisco IPCC
6 8 (0.19%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
7 7 (0.17%) RepliStor
7 7 (0.17%) Norton AntiVirus
8 5 (0.12%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
8 5 (0.12%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
8 5 (0.12%) Veritas Storage Foundation
8 5 (0.12%) Backup Exec
9 4 (0.096%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
9 4 (0.096%) CiscoWorks
9 4 (0.096%) Control-M
9 4 (0.096%) NetBackup
9 4 (0.096%) EdgeSight
10 3 (0.072%) ZENworks
Vendors
1 981 (23.59%) Microsoft
2 236 (5.67%) SAP
3 224 (5.39%) VMware
4 222 (5.34%) Citrix
5 183 (4.40%) Cisco
6 182 (4.38%) Oracle
7 134 (3.22%) HP
8 103 (2.48%) IBM
9 69 (1.66%) Informatica
10 56 (1.35%) EMC
11 41 (0.99%) CheckPoint
12 40 (0.96%) Interwoven
13 33 (0.79%) Apple
14 32 (0.77%) NetApp
14 32 (0.77%) Symantec
14 32 (0.77%) Juniper
15 31 (0.75%) Dell
15 31 (0.75%) LexisNexis
16 27 (0.65%) Red Hat
16 27 (0.65%) F5
London
Information Technology Services
Salary: £55k - 65k per year + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Information Technology Services
Salary: £40k - 50k per year
Posted: Yesterday
London
Information Technology Services
Salary: £50k - 55k per year + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Information Technology Services
Salary: £45k - 55k per year + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Rugby, Warwickshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £32000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits & Training
Posted: Yesterday
Bradford, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £50,000 to £60,000 per annum plus additional benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Chatham, Kent
Harris Global
Salary: £55000.00 - £75000.00 per annum + Benifits + Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol, Avon
Sanderson
Salary: £45000.00 - £52000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Senitor Associates
Salary: £45000 - £65000 per annum + Great Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Westbourne Partners
Salary: From £70,000 to £120,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Leatherhead, Surrey
Resource Management
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Great Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £35,000 to £40,000 per annum plus additional benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £45,000 per annum plus additional benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Warwickshire
ReThink Recruitment
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Perfect People Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: From £85,000 to £95,000 per annum plus 17.5% bonus and benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Genium Selection Limited
Salary: Up to £40,000 per annum + car + bonus + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Salt
Salary: £60000 - £75000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £60,000 to £80,000 per annum plus additional benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: £70000 - £75000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Bank of America Merrill Lynch
Posted: Yesterday