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 4 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
4 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Legal
Rank 160 143 136
Rank change year-on-year
-17 -7
Permanent jobs citing Legal 2089 2331 2353
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 1.91% 2.00% 2.17%
As % of the General category 4.28% 4.55% 4.90%
Number of salaries quoted 1580 1794 1705
Average salary £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% -
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £27,000 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £72,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £38,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+18.42% -10.58%

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
48815 51234 48001
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 44.71% 43.99% 44.27%
Number of salaries quoted 38772 39737 37746
Average salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
90% offered a salary of more than £30,500 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £80,000 £80,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%

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 4 August 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 4 August 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 -13 1956 £50,000 +5.26% 298
London +19 1153 £55,000 +4.76% 147
City of London +9 303 £52,500 -4.54% 44
South East -28 286 £45,000 - 31
North West +11 137 £37,500 +13.63% 45
Yorkshire -13 112 £45,000 +38.46% 22
East Midlands +31 96 £42,750 +6.87% 16
Manchester +24 93 £37,000 +13.84% 30
West Yorkshire +21 89 £45,000 +36.36% 16
Surrey -26 88 £45,000 +3.44% 5
Leeds +32 74 £45,000 +38.46% 11
East of England -34 74 £45,000 -10.00% 13
Berkshire -7 73 £53,750 +19.44% 5
Nottingham +41 61 £42,500 +6.25% 15
Nottinghamshire +39 61 £42,500 +6.25% 15
South West -45 59 £31,500 -16.00% 11
Scotland -28 48 £42,000 +5.00% 12
Egham -9 44 - -
Hampshire +17 42 £43,000 -2.27% 6
Glasgow -12 36 £42,000 +5.00% 2
West Midlands -73 35 £45,000 +28.57% 6
Buckinghamshire -12 33 £42,500 +3.03% 4
Hertfordshire -55 27 £47,500 -9.52% 7
Northamptonshire +11 25 £50,000 +36.98% 1
Reading -10 25 £57,500 +19.79% 2
Milton Keynes -22 24 £42,500 +22.30% 4
Bristol -64 23 £42,500 - 5
Northampton +10 22 £50,000 +36.98%
Merseyside +11 21 £28,500 -18.57% 8
Birmingham -55 21 £48,000 +37.14% 6

Legal
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For the 6 months to 4 August 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 1789 (42.20%) Finance
2 935 (22.06%) Windows
3 927 (21.87%) Microsoft
4 917 (21.63%) Law
5 702 (16.56%) SQL
6 685 (16.16%) MS Excel
7 635 (14.98%) Degree
8 619 (14.60%) SQL Server
8 619 (14.60%) Project Management
9 565 (13.33%) Analytical Skills
10 561 (13.23%) MS Office
11 541 (12.76%) ITIL
12 503 (11.87%) Active Directory
13 454 (10.71%) Risk Management
14 446 (10.52%) Agile Software Development
15 422 (9.96%) Business Intelligence
16 409 (9.65%) Banking
17 408 (9.62%) .NET
18 380 (8.96%) Windows 7
19 350 (8.26%) C#
20 340 (8.02%) PRINCE2
21 302 (7.12%) Management Information System
22 299 (7.05%) Telecoms
23 289 (6.82%) Business Development
24 288 (6.79%) Information Security
25 271 (6.39%) Document Management
26 270 (6.37%) Java
27 258 (6.09%) VMware
28 256 (6.04%) SharePoint
29 254 (5.99%) Coaching

Legal
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 4 August 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
1 256 (6.04%) SharePoint
2 218 (5.14%) MS Exchange
3 174 (4.10%) WorkSite
4 151 (3.56%) Exchange Server 2010
5 132 (3.11%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 78 (1.84%) IIS
7 77 (1.82%) Exchange Server 2007
8 67 (1.58%) Exchange Server 2013
9 53 (1.25%) Lync
10 46 (1.09%) SharePoint 2013
11 44 (1.04%) Node.js
12 41 (0.97%) SAS
13 39 (0.92%) CMS
14 35 (0.83%) Apache
14 35 (0.83%) SharePoint 2010
15 24 (0.57%) Tomcat
16 23 (0.54%) Exchange Server 2003
17 15 (0.35%) Documentum
18 10 (0.24%) Elasticsearch
19 8 (0.19%) Apache Pig
Applications
1 685 (16.16%) MS Excel
2 561 (13.23%) MS Office
3 159 (3.75%) MS PowerPoint
4 113 (2.67%) MS Visio
5 69 (1.63%) MS Project
6 22 (0.52%) SPSS
7 21 (0.50%) Spreadsheet
8 11 (0.26%) Photoshop
9 10 (0.24%) Pro/ENGINEER
9 10 (0.24%) PTC Creo
10 7 (0.17%) Acrobat
11 5 (0.12%) MicroStation
12 4 (0.094%) Final Cut Pro
12 4 (0.094%) Adobe Illustrator
12 4 (0.094%) Open Workbench
13 3 (0.071%) RoboHelp
13 3 (0.071%) PowerPivot
13 3 (0.071%) Adobe Creative Suite
14 2 (0.047%) Adobe Captivate
14 2 (0.047%) InDesign
Business Applications
1 61 (1.44%) Dynamics CRM
2 57 (1.34%) Dynamics AX
3 41 (0.97%) SAP MDM
3 41 (0.97%) SAP CO
4 40 (0.94%) SAP FI/CO
4 40 (0.94%) SAP FI
4 40 (0.94%) SAP FSCM
5 37 (0.87%) Visualfiles
6 10 (0.24%) Primavera
6 10 (0.24%) Maximo
7 9 (0.21%) Oracle EBS
7 9 (0.21%) WebTrends
8 8 (0.19%) Summit
8 8 (0.19%) Oracle Financials
9 7 (0.17%) Oracle General Ledger
9 7 (0.17%) Oracle EBS R12
10 6 (0.14%) Cognos Business Intelligence
10 6 (0.14%) FLEXCUBE
10 6 (0.14%) Oracle Assets
10 6 (0.14%) Oracle AGIS
Cloud Services
1 83 (1.96%) Microsoft Azure
2 54 (1.27%) Cloud Computing
3 45 (1.06%) SaaS
4 38 (0.90%) Amazon AWS
5 28 (0.66%) Mimecast
6 22 (0.52%) Office 365
7 20 (0.47%) IaaS
8 12 (0.28%) GitHub
8 12 (0.28%) PaaS
9 7 (0.17%) Google Analytics
10 5 (0.12%) SoftLayer
11 2 (0.047%) HP Helion
12 1 (0.024%) Google Cloud Platform
12 1 (0.024%) Taleo
12 1 (0.024%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 166 (3.92%) WAN
2 144 (3.40%) TCP/IP
3 137 (3.23%) DNS
4 132 (3.11%) Firewall
5 120 (2.83%) SAN
6 94 (2.22%) Internet
7 86 (2.03%) DHCP
7 86 (2.03%) LAN
8 83 (1.96%) VoIP
9 79 (1.86%) Intranet
10 68 (1.60%) VLAN
10 68 (1.60%) Network Security
11 65 (1.53%) NAS
12 62 (1.46%) Wireless
13 53 (1.25%) VPN
14 52 (1.23%) MPLS
15 38 (0.90%) Extranet
16 37 (0.87%) Cisco ASA
17 27 (0.64%) HTTP
18 26 (0.61%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 619 (14.60%) SQL Server
2 192 (4.53%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 157 (3.70%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 143 (3.37%) Data Warehouse
5 125 (2.95%) SQL Server 2008
6 107 (2.52%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 93 (2.19%) Relational Database
8 87 (2.05%) NoSQL
9 77 (1.82%) Big Data
10 62 (1.46%) QlikView
11 58 (1.37%) RDBMS
12 56 (1.32%) SQL Server 2005
12 56 (1.32%) SQL Server 2012
13 55 (1.30%) Data Mining
14 53 (1.25%) MySQL
15 44 (1.04%) MongoDB
16 42 (0.99%) Hadoop
17 38 (0.90%) SAP Data Services
17 38 (0.90%) DataStage
18 30 (0.71%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 57 (1.34%) Git (software)
2 54 (1.27%) Visual Studio
3 45 (1.06%) Team Foundation Server
4 26 (0.61%) Subversion
4 26 (0.61%) Eclipse
5 24 (0.57%) Maven
6 18 (0.42%) MSI
6 18 (0.42%) Jenkins
7 16 (0.38%) Ant
8 13 (0.31%) InstallShield
8 13 (0.31%) JIRA
8 13 (0.31%) NUnit
9 12 (0.28%) Flash Builder
9 12 (0.28%) JUnit
9 12 (0.28%) Bitbucket
10 11 (0.26%) Selenium
11 9 (0.21%) Talend Open Studio
12 7 (0.17%) Bower
12 7 (0.17%) Grunt
12 7 (0.17%) Jasmine
General
1 1789 (42.20%) Finance
2 917 (21.63%) Law
3 409 (9.65%) Banking
4 299 (7.05%) Telecoms
5 203 (4.79%) Marketing
6 146 (3.44%) Retail
7 134 (3.16%) Investment Banking
8 102 (2.41%) Billing
9 69 (1.63%) Back Office
10 67 (1.58%) Front Office
11 61 (1.44%) Manufacturing
12 51 (1.20%) Publishing
13 50 (1.18%) Financial Institution
14 40 (0.94%) German Language
15 37 (0.87%) French Language
16 35 (0.83%) Advertising
17 30 (0.71%) Games
18 22 (0.52%) Military
19 18 (0.42%) Corporate Banking
20 17 (0.40%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 972 (22.93%) Analyst
2 604 (14.25%) Developer
3 317 (7.48%) Project Manager
4 299 (7.05%) Consultant
5 220 (5.19%) Support Analyst
6 217 (5.12%) Business Analyst
7 212 (5.00%) Architect
8 172 (4.06%) Service Analyst
9 165 (3.89%) Service Desk Analyst
10 123 (2.90%) Senior Manager
11 121 (2.85%) Applications Support
12 119 (2.81%) Senior Analyst
13 115 (2.71%) Senior Developer
14 94 (2.22%) Trainer
14 94 (2.22%) Team Leader
15 91 (2.15%) SAP Consultant
16 88 (2.08%) Business Manager
17 87 (2.05%) Administrator
18 86 (2.03%) Service Manager
19 85 (2.01%) .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 408 (9.62%) .NET
2 222 (5.24%) HTML
3 156 (3.68%) ASP.NET
4 140 (3.30%) CSS
5 129 (3.04%) XML
6 124 (2.93%) jQuery
7 103 (2.43%) HTML5
7 103 (2.43%) .NET Framework
8 84 (1.98%) Web Services
9 75 (1.77%) Spring
10 70 (1.65%) AngularJS
11 67 (1.58%) ASP.NET MVC
12 62 (1.46%) JSON
13 57 (1.34%) REST
14 55 (1.30%) Ajax
15 46 (1.09%) CSS3
16 44 (1.04%) Hibernate
17 42 (0.99%) WCF
18 41 (0.97%) RabbitMQ
19 35 (0.83%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 565 (13.33%) Analytical Skills
2 302 (7.12%) Management Information System
3 223 (5.26%) Data Centre
4 180 (4.25%) Blackberry
5 143 (3.37%) Computer Science
6 79 (1.86%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 74 (1.75%) Clustering
8 64 (1.51%) E-Learning
8 64 (1.51%) User Experience
9 63 (1.49%) Data Integration
10 62 (1.46%) Visualisation
11 55 (1.30%) Fixed Income
12 52 (1.23%) Derivative
13 51 (1.20%) Client/Server
14 49 (1.16%) PMI
15 43 (1.01%) Enterprise Software
16 41 (0.97%) Statistics
17 39 (0.92%) iPhone
18 36 (0.85%) Cryptography
18 36 (0.85%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 935 (22.06%) Windows
2 380 (8.96%) Windows 7
3 217 (5.12%) Windows Server 2008
4 212 (5.00%) Linux
5 146 (3.44%) UNIX
6 133 (3.14%) Windows Server 2003
7 118 (2.78%) Windows Server 2012
8 106 (2.50%) Windows XP
9 86 (2.03%) Android
10 62 (1.46%) Windows 8
11 59 (1.39%) Apple iOS
12 26 (0.61%) Mac OS X
13 25 (0.59%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 12 (0.28%) Windows Mobile
15 11 (0.26%) Solaris
16 8 (0.19%) Windows 2000
16 8 (0.19%) Windows Vista
17 6 (0.14%) VMS
17 6 (0.14%) AIX
18 5 (0.12%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 619 (14.60%) Project Management
2 541 (12.76%) ITIL
3 454 (10.71%) Risk Management
4 446 (10.52%) Agile Software Development
5 422 (9.96%) Business Intelligence
6 340 (8.02%) PRINCE2
7 289 (6.82%) Business Development
8 288 (6.79%) Information Security
9 271 (6.39%) Document Management
10 254 (5.99%) Coaching
11 219 (5.17%) Change Management
12 216 (5.10%) Service Delivery
13 210 (4.95%) Data Management
14 204 (4.81%) CRM
15 201 (4.74%) Business Analysis
16 195 (4.60%) Service Management
17 186 (4.39%) Stakeholder Management
18 180 (4.25%) SDLC
19 176 (4.15%) Continuous Improvement
19 176 (4.15%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 702 (16.56%) SQL
2 350 (8.26%) C#
3 270 (6.37%) Java
4 253 (5.97%) JavaScript
5 157 (3.70%) T-SQL
6 105 (2.48%) C++
7 93 (2.19%) Python
8 62 (1.46%) VBA
9 61 (1.44%) PowerShell
10 58 (1.37%) C
11 53 (1.25%) VB.NET
12 48 (1.13%) PHP
13 39 (0.92%) Perl
14 35 (0.83%) Shell Script
15 26 (0.61%) R
16 23 (0.54%) VBScript
17 22 (0.52%) Scala
18 20 (0.47%) VB
18 20 (0.47%) PL/SQL
18 20 (0.47%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 635 (14.98%) Degree
2 178 (4.20%) Microsoft Certification
3 136 (3.21%) CISSP
4 110 (2.59%) ISEB
5 102 (2.41%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 99 (2.34%) MCSE
7 92 (2.17%) ITIL Certification
8 84 (1.98%) CISM
9 82 (1.93%) PMI Certification
10 79 (1.86%) Security Cleared
11 76 (1.79%) Cisco Certification
12 54 (1.27%) MCSA
13 49 (1.16%) CISA
14 46 (1.09%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
15 44 (1.04%) CCNA
16 42 (0.99%) MCP
16 42 (0.99%) MCITP
17 41 (0.97%) SC Cleared
18 34 (0.80%) CCNP
18 34 (0.80%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 183 (4.32%) QA
2 173 (4.08%) SLA
3 128 (3.02%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 74 (1.75%) Data Quality
5 63 (1.49%) COBIT
5 63 (1.49%) PCI DSS
6 26 (0.61%) ISO 9001
7 23 (0.54%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 15 (0.35%) ISO 14001
8 15 (0.35%) Dodd-Frank
9 14 (0.33%) EMIR
10 11 (0.26%) Solvency II
10 11 (0.26%) MiFID
11 9 (0.21%) COSO
12 8 (0.19%) HIPAA
13 3 (0.071%) BS25999
13 3 (0.071%) BS7799
14 2 (0.047%) ISO/IEC 17799
14 2 (0.047%) Basel II
14 2 (0.047%) GAAP
System Software
1 503 (11.87%) Active Directory
2 168 (3.96%) VMware Infrastructure
3 73 (1.72%) Hyper-V
4 67 (1.58%) vSphere
5 36 (0.85%) XenApp
6 27 (0.64%) DFS Replication
6 27 (0.64%) VMware Server
6 27 (0.64%) Terminal Services
7 26 (0.61%) VMware ESX
8 23 (0.54%) Microsoft App-V
9 20 (0.47%) vCloud
10 16 (0.38%) XenDesktop
11 15 (0.35%) Veritas Cluster Server
12 11 (0.26%) VMware ESXi
13 10 (0.24%) Terminal Server
14 8 (0.19%) Firmware
14 8 (0.19%) EMC RecoverPoint
15 7 (0.17%) Citrix Presentation Server
16 6 (0.14%) Microsoft Virtual Server
16 6 (0.14%) NFS
Systems Management
1 79 (1.86%) SCCM
2 33 (0.78%) SCOM
3 23 (0.54%) Backup Exec
4 15 (0.35%) Veritas Storage Foundation
5 11 (0.26%) Puppet
5 11 (0.26%) Opscode Chef
6 9 (0.21%) CiscoWorks
7 8 (0.19%) WSUS
7 8 (0.19%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
8 7 (0.17%) Cisco CUCM
8 7 (0.17%) Tivoli
9 6 (0.14%) Legato
9 6 (0.14%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
9 6 (0.14%) OpenView
9 6 (0.14%) Norton AntiVirus
9 6 (0.14%) HP SIM
9 6 (0.14%) HP Data Protector
10 5 (0.12%) HP Quality Center
10 5 (0.12%) FortiGate
10 5 (0.12%) Nagios
Vendors
1 927 (21.87%) Microsoft
2 258 (6.09%) VMware
3 221 (5.21%) SAP
4 190 (4.48%) Citrix
5 179 (4.22%) Oracle
5 179 (4.22%) Cisco
6 155 (3.66%) HP
7 90 (2.12%) NetApp
8 59 (1.39%) Tableau
9 57 (1.34%) Interwoven
10 55 (1.30%) EMC
11 49 (1.16%) Juniper
12 48 (1.13%) Avaya
13 43 (1.01%) Informatica
14 42 (0.99%) IBM
14 42 (0.99%) Mitel
15 37 (0.87%) Riverbed
15 37 (0.87%) Symantec
16 36 (0.85%) OpenText
16 36 (0.85%) SolarWinds
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