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 26 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
26 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Legal
Rank 160 162 171
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +9
Permanent jobs citing Legal 2043 2116 2156
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 2.08% 1.98% 1.83%
As % of the General category 4.79% 4.46% 4.15%
Number of salaries quoted 1638 1645 1648
Median salary £50,000 £50,000 £45,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +9.89%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,625 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £80,000 £75,000
UK excluding London median salary £44,000 £42,250 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+4.14% +9.74%

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
42651 47496 51929
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 43.40% 44.34% 44.13%
Number of salaries quoted 34788 37432 40666
Median salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £80,000 £80,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,000
% change year-on-year
- +4.65%

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 26 May 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 26 May 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 +3 1966 £50,000 - 258
London +11 1185 £52,500 - 144
South East -4 225 £50,000 +2.04% 31
City of London -15 185 £49,000 -2.00% 39
Yorkshire +9 139 £38,500 -6.09% 21
North West +31 135 £43,500 +24.28% 18
Manchester +29 105 £43,500 +42.62% 13
West Yorkshire -1 89 £38,500 -7.78% 15
East of England +30 82 £55,800 +31.29% 5
West Midlands +7 76 £42,500 +2.40% 14
Surrey -9 62 £52,500 +23.52% 6
East Midlands -10 60 £38,250 -19.47% 9
Berkshire -16 59 £50,000 -33.33% 7
Birmingham +26 56 £42,500 -14.14% 8
Leeds -1 56 £37,500 -10.17% 12
South West +1 55 £37,500 +19.04% 14
South Yorkshire +37 44 £42,500 +3.03% 6
Essex +28 38 £54,000 +27.05% 2
Hampshire +14 33 £48,500 +7.77% 3
Bristol +15 32 £42,500 +20.56% 10
Scotland -27 31 £40,000 -2.43% 5
Kent +25 30 £50,000 +17.64% 3
Sheffield +25 28 £42,500 +3.03% 4
Northamptonshire +10 28 £34,500 -29.23% 6
Hertfordshire +24 26 £54,150 +0.74% 2
Northampton +5 26 £34,000 -32.00% 3
Bradford +7 22 £40,000 -24.52% 1
Cheshire +29 19 £63,000 +48.23% 1
Buckinghamshire +19 18 £42,750 -14.50% 4
Wales +8 18 £39,000 -2.50%

Legal
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 26 May 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 1641 (39.17%) Finance
2 1063 (25.38%) Law
3 986 (23.54%) Microsoft
4 826 (19.72%) Windows
5 711 (16.97%) SQL
6 670 (15.99%) MS Excel
7 643 (15.35%) MS Office
8 632 (15.09%) ITIL
9 621 (14.82%) Degree
10 611 (14.59%) Project Management
11 600 (14.32%) SQL Server
12 529 (12.63%) Analytical Skills
13 526 (12.56%) Business Intelligence
14 513 (12.25%) Agile Software Development
15 489 (11.67%) Active Directory
16 474 (11.32%) Information Security
17 456 (10.89%) Risk Management
18 439 (10.48%) .NET
19 410 (9.79%) Windows 7
20 369 (8.81%) Management Information System
21 354 (8.45%) C#
22 328 (7.83%) Citrix
23 308 (7.35%) SQL Server Reporting Services
24 307 (7.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
25 303 (7.23%) PRINCE2
26 296 (7.07%) CISSP
27 262 (6.25%) JavaScript
28 250 (5.97%) Stakeholder Management
29 246 (5.87%) Continuous Improvement
30 245 (5.85%) Service Management

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
1 193 (4.61%) SharePoint
2 160 (3.82%) MS Exchange
3 145 (3.46%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 87 (2.08%) CMS
4 87 (2.08%) Exchange Server 2010
5 70 (1.67%) IIS
6 67 (1.60%) Exchange Server 2013
7 51 (1.22%) SharePoint 2013
8 47 (1.12%) Skype for Business
9 39 (0.93%) Exchange Server 2007
10 33 (0.79%) Apache
11 26 (0.62%) Tomcat
12 24 (0.57%) WordPress
13 19 (0.45%) Node.js
14 17 (0.41%) SAS
14 17 (0.41%) Sitecore CMS
15 16 (0.38%) WebSphere
16 14 (0.33%) Confluence
16 14 (0.33%) SharePoint 2010
17 13 (0.31%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 670 (15.99%) MS Excel
2 643 (15.35%) MS Office
3 152 (3.63%) MS PowerPoint
4 100 (2.39%) MS Visio
5 87 (2.08%) MS Project
6 39 (0.93%) Photoshop
7 26 (0.62%) Adobe Captivate
7 26 (0.62%) Spreadsheet
8 17 (0.41%) Adobe Premiere
9 16 (0.38%) Adobe Illustrator
10 15 (0.36%) Acrobat
11 7 (0.17%) SPSS
12 5 (0.12%) GIMP
13 4 (0.095%) Fireworks
14 3 (0.072%) AutoCAD
15 1 (0.024%) Adobe Creative Suite
15 1 (0.024%) Revit
Business Applications
1 79 (1.89%) Visualfiles
2 35 (0.84%) Dynamics CRM
3 29 (0.69%) Oracle EBS
3 29 (0.69%) Oracle Financials
4 25 (0.60%) Relativity
5 24 (0.57%) SAP CO
5 24 (0.57%) SAP FI
5 24 (0.57%) SAP FI/CO
6 20 (0.48%) Dynamics AX
7 15 (0.36%) SAP GRC
7 15 (0.36%) SAP HR-PA
8 14 (0.33%) SAP FSCM
9 13 (0.31%) SAP MDM
10 12 (0.29%) JDE EnterpriseOne
11 11 (0.26%) SAP HR
12 10 (0.24%) SAP EHS
13 8 (0.19%) Oracle Applications
13 8 (0.19%) Oracle Retail
13 8 (0.19%) SAP Retail
14 7 (0.17%) Workday HCM
Cloud Services
1 93 (2.22%) SaaS
2 76 (1.81%) Mimecast
3 72 (1.72%) Amazon AWS
4 61 (1.46%) Microsoft Azure
5 44 (1.05%) Office 365
6 24 (0.57%) IaaS
7 20 (0.48%) Cloud Computing
8 17 (0.41%) PaaS
9 9 (0.21%) GitHub
9 9 (0.21%) Yammer
10 8 (0.19%) Google Analytics
11 5 (0.12%) Amazon EC2
12 4 (0.095%) Google Apps
12 4 (0.095%) SuccessFactors
13 2 (0.048%) Amazon S3
13 2 (0.048%) Dropbox
13 2 (0.048%) OneDrive
13 2 (0.048%) Virtual Private Cloud
14 1 (0.024%) Force.com
14 1 (0.024%) Taleo
Communications & Networking
1 161 (3.84%) VPN
2 154 (3.68%) Firewall
3 119 (2.84%) WAN
4 95 (2.27%) Internet
5 87 (2.08%) Network Security
6 86 (2.05%) LAN
7 84 (2.01%) VoIP
8 81 (1.93%) SAN
9 62 (1.48%) Intranet
10 55 (1.31%) TCP/IP
11 54 (1.29%) NAS
12 49 (1.17%) DNS
13 40 (0.95%) Intrusion Detection
13 40 (0.95%) Wireless
13 40 (0.95%) WLAN
14 39 (0.93%) VLAN
15 35 (0.84%) DHCP
16 30 (0.72%) GoToMeeting
17 24 (0.57%) HTTP
18 23 (0.55%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 600 (14.32%) SQL Server
2 308 (7.35%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 223 (5.32%) Data Warehouse
4 215 (5.13%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 178 (4.25%) SQL Server 2008
6 158 (3.77%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 124 (2.96%) Relational Database
8 97 (2.32%) Big Data
9 78 (1.86%) RDBMS
10 73 (1.74%) SQL Server 2012
11 59 (1.41%) SQL Server 2005
12 54 (1.29%) MySQL
13 53 (1.27%) SQL Server 2014
14 51 (1.22%) Power BI
15 50 (1.19%) Data Mining
15 50 (1.19%) QlikView
16 47 (1.12%) Microsoft Analysis Services
17 39 (0.93%) Hadoop
18 36 (0.86%) NoSQL
19 32 (0.76%) BusinessObjects
Development Applications
1 85 (2.03%) Git (software)
2 82 (1.96%) Team Foundation Server
3 74 (1.77%) Visual Studio
4 67 (1.60%) Selenium
5 56 (1.34%) JIRA
6 46 (1.10%) Subversion
7 30 (0.72%) Eclipse
8 16 (0.38%) Grunt
8 16 (0.38%) Jenkins
8 16 (0.38%) WebDriver
9 12 (0.29%) Maven
9 12 (0.29%) Mercurial
9 12 (0.29%) TeamCity
10 11 (0.26%) Bower
10 11 (0.26%) HP UFT
10 11 (0.26%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
11 10 (0.24%) Bitbucket
12 9 (0.21%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 9 (0.21%) MSBuild
12 9 (0.21%) SoapUI
General
1 1641 (39.17%) Finance
2 1063 (25.38%) Law
3 230 (5.49%) Marketing
4 226 (5.40%) Banking
5 178 (4.25%) Retail
6 158 (3.77%) Telecoms
7 76 (1.81%) Publishing
8 71 (1.69%) Back Office
9 68 (1.62%) Manufacturing
10 64 (1.53%) Billing
11 47 (1.12%) Investment Banking
12 40 (0.95%) Games
13 39 (0.93%) German Language
14 35 (0.84%) Front Office
15 33 (0.79%) Financial Institution
16 31 (0.74%) French Language
17 25 (0.60%) Corporate Banking
18 21 (0.50%) Advertising
19 12 (0.29%) Italian Language
19 12 (0.29%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 1104 (26.35%) Analyst
2 592 (14.13%) Developer
3 311 (7.42%) Project Manager
4 298 (7.11%) Consultant
5 278 (6.64%) IT Manager
6 257 (6.14%) Business Analyst
7 210 (5.01%) Service Analyst
7 210 (5.01%) Support Analyst
8 195 (4.66%) Service Desk Analyst
9 163 (3.89%) SQL Developer
10 149 (3.56%) Legal Analyst
11 147 (3.51%) Security Manager
12 145 (3.46%) Architect
13 143 (3.41%) Senior Analyst
14 137 (3.27%) .NET Developer
15 132 (3.15%) C# Developer
16 122 (2.91%) IT Analyst
17 102 (2.43%) Applications Support
18 100 (2.39%) Trainer
19 99 (2.36%) IT Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 439 (10.48%) .NET
2 241 (5.75%) HTML
3 182 (4.34%) ASP.NET
4 175 (4.18%) XML
5 157 (3.75%) CSS
6 123 (2.94%) Web Services
7 120 (2.86%) jQuery
8 105 (2.51%) .NET Framework
9 85 (2.03%) HTML5
10 70 (1.67%) AngularJS
11 64 (1.53%) MDX
12 62 (1.48%) WCF
13 56 (1.34%) Ajax
14 51 (1.22%) JSON
15 48 (1.15%) ASP.NET MVC
15 48 (1.15%) WPF
16 47 (1.12%) Entity Framework
17 46 (1.10%) CSS3
18 39 (0.93%) Twitter Bootstrap
19 33 (0.79%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 529 (12.63%) Analytical Skills
2 369 (8.81%) Management Information System
3 185 (4.42%) Blackberry
4 138 (3.29%) Computer Science
5 105 (2.51%) Data Centre
6 74 (1.77%) e-Learning
7 72 (1.72%) Mathematics
8 66 (1.58%) Data Protection Act
9 55 (1.31%) Visualisation
10 51 (1.22%) User Experience
11 44 (1.05%) Mobile App
12 42 (1.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
13 40 (0.95%) Data Integration
13 40 (0.95%) Derivative
14 39 (0.93%) Clustering
14 39 (0.93%) iPhone
15 37 (0.88%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
15 37 (0.88%) iPad
16 36 (0.86%) CESG
17 31 (0.74%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 826 (19.72%) Windows
2 410 (9.79%) Windows 7
3 182 (4.34%) Windows Server
4 127 (3.03%) Windows Server 2008
5 126 (3.01%) Linux
6 87 (2.08%) Unix
7 80 (1.91%) Android
7 80 (1.91%) Windows Server 2012
8 73 (1.74%) Windows 8
9 51 (1.22%) Apple iOS
10 45 (1.07%) Windows 10
11 43 (1.03%) Windows XP
12 33 (0.79%) Windows Server 2003
13 18 (0.43%) Mac OS X
14 15 (0.36%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 11 (0.26%) Windows Phone
16 7 (0.17%) Solaris
17 5 (0.12%) Windows Vista
18 3 (0.072%) Windows 2000 Server
19 2 (0.048%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 632 (15.09%) ITIL
2 611 (14.59%) Project Management
3 526 (12.56%) Business Intelligence
4 513 (12.25%) Agile Software Development
5 474 (11.32%) Information Security
6 456 (10.89%) Risk Management
7 303 (7.23%) PRINCE2
8 250 (5.97%) Stakeholder Management
9 246 (5.87%) Continuous Improvement
10 245 (5.85%) Service Management
11 228 (5.44%) Document Management
12 213 (5.08%) CRM
13 211 (5.04%) Business Analysis
14 207 (4.94%) Analytics
15 206 (4.92%) Data Protection
16 203 (4.85%) Service Delivery
17 198 (4.73%) Change Management
18 193 (4.61%) Business Development
19 192 (4.58%) Case Management
20 190 (4.54%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 711 (16.97%) SQL
2 354 (8.45%) C#
3 262 (6.25%) JavaScript
4 222 (5.30%) T-SQL
5 219 (5.23%) Java
6 83 (1.98%) PHP
7 80 (1.91%) VB.NET
8 69 (1.65%) PowerShell
8 69 (1.65%) VB
9 67 (1.60%) VBA
10 57 (1.36%) C++
11 52 (1.24%) C
12 50 (1.19%) Python
13 25 (0.60%) VB6
14 24 (0.57%) Perl
14 24 (0.57%) VBScript
15 19 (0.45%) R
16 18 (0.43%) PL/SQL
17 14 (0.33%) Ruby
17 14 (0.33%) Scala
Qualifications
1 621 (14.82%) Degree
2 296 (7.07%) CISSP
3 188 (4.49%) CISM
4 140 (3.34%) CISA
5 126 (3.01%) Security Cleared
6 122 (2.91%) Microsoft Certification
7 116 (2.77%) ISEB
8 80 (1.91%) ITIL Certification
9 76 (1.81%) SC Cleared
10 75 (1.79%) Cisco Certification
11 58 (1.38%) PMI Certification
12 52 (1.24%) CRISC
13 51 (1.22%) PRINCE2 Certification
14 50 (1.19%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
15 46 (1.10%) CCNA
16 44 (1.05%) PMP
17 43 (1.03%) MCP
18 41 (0.98%) MCSE
19 39 (0.93%) CEH
19 39 (0.93%) MOS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 307 (7.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 207 (4.94%) SLA
3 159 (3.80%) PCI DSS
4 146 (3.49%) QA
5 65 (1.55%) Data Quality
6 60 (1.43%) COBIT
7 48 (1.15%) ISO 9001
8 45 (1.07%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 33 (0.79%) ISO27002
10 25 (0.60%) FATCA
11 20 (0.48%) Dodd-Frank
11 20 (0.48%) EMIR
11 20 (0.48%) Solvency II
12 19 (0.45%) MiFID
13 15 (0.36%) P3O
14 14 (0.33%) HMG Security Policy Framework
15 12 (0.29%) ISAE 3402
15 12 (0.29%) SSAE 16
16 11 (0.26%) ISO22301
17 10 (0.24%) HIPAA
System Software
1 489 (11.67%) Active Directory
2 129 (3.08%) VMware Infrastructure
3 53 (1.27%) XenApp
4 37 (0.88%) XenDesktop
5 31 (0.74%) Hyper-V
6 30 (0.72%) Xen
7 29 (0.69%) vSphere
8 25 (0.60%) DFS Replication
8 25 (0.60%) VMware Server
9 20 (0.48%) Microsoft App-V
10 19 (0.45%) VMware ESXi
11 17 (0.41%) Terminal Server
12 8 (0.19%) Terminal Services
12 8 (0.19%) VMware ESX
13 7 (0.17%) Docker
13 7 (0.17%) Snort
14 6 (0.14%) ACF2
14 6 (0.14%) HDFS
14 6 (0.14%) iptables
15 5 (0.12%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 53 (1.27%) SCCM
2 22 (0.53%) AirWatch
3 19 (0.45%) EnCase
4 15 (0.36%) Cisco CUCM
5 14 (0.33%) RSA Archer
5 14 (0.33%) SCOM
6 9 (0.21%) Puppet
7 8 (0.19%) Cisco Prime
7 8 (0.19%) NetBackup
7 8 (0.19%) WSUS
8 7 (0.17%) Backup Exec
8 7 (0.17%) Control-M
8 7 (0.17%) McAfee ePO
8 7 (0.17%) Nessus
9 6 (0.14%) FTK
10 5 (0.12%) Tivoli
11 4 (0.095%) Ansible
11 4 (0.095%) HP Quality Center
11 4 (0.095%) logstash
11 4 (0.095%) Nagios
Vendors
1 986 (23.54%) Microsoft
2 328 (7.83%) Citrix
3 243 (5.80%) iManage
4 216 (5.16%) Cisco
5 211 (5.04%) VMware
6 201 (4.80%) SAP
7 184 (4.39%) Oracle
8 108 (2.58%) Mitel
9 73 (1.74%) Tableau
10 63 (1.50%) HP
11 53 (1.27%) Informatica
12 47 (1.12%) Adobe
13 46 (1.10%) Interwoven
14 42 (1.00%) Symantec
15 39 (0.93%) NetApp
16 35 (0.84%) Riverbed
17 33 (0.79%) SolarWinds
18 32 (0.76%) Juniper
18 32 (0.76%) LexisNexis
18 32 (0.76%) Qualys
Central London / West End
Latcom Ltd
Salary: From £25,000 to £35,000 per annum
Posted: 17 hours ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Northern Recruitment Group
Salary: £- Competetive
Posted: Yesterday
Central London / West End
Latcom Ltd
Salary: From £60,000 to £70,000 per annum
Posted: 17 hours ago
Belfast, County Antrim
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £40000.00 - £50000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Sanderson
Salary: £38000 - £42000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
Sanderson
Salary: £35000.00 - £40000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Central London / West End
Latcom Ltd
Salary: From £25,000 to £29,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
East London
Premier IT
Salary: £23000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
VIQU
Salary: Market related
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Ashdown IT
Salary: £34000 - £37000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Hertfordshire
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Leatherhead, Surrey
Linkpoint Resources
Salary: £23,000 per annum
Posted: 14 hours ago
London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £65000 - £75000 per annum
Posted: 13 hours ago
London
onezeero.
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
onezeero.
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + strong benefits
Posted: 14 hours ago
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: Up to £35,000 per annum Plus Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Bright IT
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum strong team ethos & city centre
Posted: Yesterday
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: Up to £45,000 per annum Plus Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Farnborough, Hampshire
Streamline Connections
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 17 hours ago
London
Venturi
Salary: £55000 - £80000 per annum + extensive benefits
Posted: Yesterday
South East London
Schroders plc
Posted: 13 hours ago
Wakefield, West Yorkshire
Searchability
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
Venturi
Salary: £40000.00 - £45000.00 per annum + Bonus and benefits
Posted: 8 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Freshfields
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 10 hours ago
Bracknell, Berkshire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £25000 - £38000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £65,000 per annum plus benefits
Posted: 11 hours ago
Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £65,000 per annum plus benefits
Posted: 11 hours ago
Central London / West End
Venturi
Salary: £45000 - £85000 per annum + bonus and benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Venturi
Salary: £28000.00 - £35000.00 per annum + 10% bonus and benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Expert Employment Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £50000 Per Annum
Posted: Yesterday