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

Location
3 months to
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Legal
Rank 159 137 129
Rank change year-on-year
-22 -8
Permanent jobs citing Legal 2100 2463 2412
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 1.92% 2.16% 2.29%
As % of the General category 4.31% 4.94% 5.08%
Number of salaries quoted 1558 1855 1785
Average salary £47,500 £47,500 £46,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +3.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £75,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £40,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -5.88%

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
48743 49878 47511
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 44.68% 43.73% 45.04%
Number of salaries quoted 38998 38407 37558
Average salary £51,000 £50,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.00% -
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 average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%

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 September 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 September 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 -29 1975 £48,000 +1.05% 296
London -7 1146 £52,500 - 169
South East -50 283 £46,000 -8.00% 41
City of London -9 258 £55,000 - 42
North West +8 148 £42,500 +28.78% 23
Manchester +23 110 £37,500 +15.38% 15
Yorkshire -7 101 £45,000 +38.46% 15
South West -29 91 £37,750 -11.17% 18
East of England -6 86 £45,000 -18.18% 8
Surrey -31 82 £41,250 -10.81% 6
West Yorkshire +13 81 £39,250 +20.76% 12
East Midlands +4 81 £42,500 +17.24% 7
Berkshire -14 77 £55,000 +14.58% 11
Leeds +6 59 £40,000 +23.07% 8
Nottingham +33 54 £41,250 +17.85% 2
Nottinghamshire +23 54 £41,250 +17.85% 2
Bristol -52 46 £37,500 -11.76% 8
Scotland -27 45 £42,750 +6.87% 7
Hampshire +23 39 £50,250 -16.25% 8
Egham -9 34 - - 1
Buckinghamshire -36 29 £43,750 -16.66% 4
Glasgow -29 28 £42,000 +8.38%
West Midlands -77 28 £48,500 +29.33% 11
Hertfordshire -44 26 £50,000 -11.89% 5
Essex +14 25 £38,500 +75.00%
Reading -12 24 £60,000 +17.07% 4
Cheshire -11 20 £50,000 +14.28% 2
Milton Keynes -35 20 £46,000 +8.23% 3
Docklands, London +19 19 £67,500 +14.89%
Birmingham -60 18 £48,500 +14.11% 7

Legal
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 4 September 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 1841 (42.90%) Finance
2 996 (23.21%) Microsoft
3 947 (22.07%) Law
4 926 (21.58%) Windows
5 723 (16.85%) SQL
6 716 (16.69%) MS Excel
7 667 (15.54%) Degree
8 665 (15.50%) SQL Server
9 620 (14.45%) Project Management
10 593 (13.82%) MS Office
11 569 (13.26%) Analytical Skills
12 540 (12.58%) ITIL
13 481 (11.21%) Active Directory
14 475 (11.07%) Agile Software Development
15 457 (10.65%) Risk Management
16 455 (10.60%) Business Intelligence
17 424 (9.88%) .NET
18 399 (9.30%) Banking
19 387 (9.02%) C#
20 386 (9.00%) Windows 7
21 336 (7.83%) PRINCE2
22 303 (7.06%) Management Information System
23 300 (6.99%) Document Management
24 285 (6.64%) Information Security
25 279 (6.50%) Business Development
26 278 (6.48%) JavaScript
27 275 (6.41%) SharePoint
28 265 (6.18%) Java
29 264 (6.15%) Telecoms
30 260 (6.06%) VMware

Legal
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 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
1 275 (6.41%) SharePoint
2 212 (4.94%) MS Exchange
3 191 (4.45%) WorkSite
4 150 (3.50%) Exchange Server 2010
5 133 (3.10%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 79 (1.84%) IIS
7 68 (1.58%) Exchange Server 2013
8 65 (1.51%) Exchange Server 2007
9 52 (1.21%) SharePoint 2013
10 51 (1.19%) Lync
11 50 (1.17%) Node.js
12 40 (0.93%) CMS
13 39 (0.91%) SAS
13 39 (0.91%) SharePoint 2010
14 35 (0.82%) Apache
15 24 (0.56%) Tomcat
16 22 (0.51%) Exchange Server 2003
17 13 (0.30%) Documentum
17 13 (0.30%) IBM Notes
18 10 (0.23%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 716 (16.69%) MS Excel
2 593 (13.82%) MS Office
3 169 (3.94%) MS PowerPoint
4 104 (2.42%) MS Visio
5 67 (1.56%) MS Project
6 23 (0.54%) SPSS
7 17 (0.40%) Spreadsheet
8 12 (0.28%) Acrobat
9 9 (0.21%) Photoshop
9 9 (0.21%) Pro/ENGINEER
9 9 (0.21%) PTC Creo
10 5 (0.12%) MicroStation
11 4 (0.093%) Adobe Captivate
11 4 (0.093%) Open Workbench
12 3 (0.070%) PowerPivot
12 3 (0.070%) RoboHelp
13 2 (0.047%) Adobe Illustrator
13 2 (0.047%) InDesign
13 2 (0.047%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 67 (1.56%) Dynamics AX
2 64 (1.49%) Dynamics CRM
3 46 (1.07%) Visualfiles
4 42 (0.98%) SAP CO
5 41 (0.96%) SAP MDM
5 41 (0.96%) SAP FI
6 40 (0.93%) SAP FI/CO
7 39 (0.91%) SAP FSCM
8 10 (0.23%) Primavera
8 10 (0.23%) Oracle Financials
8 10 (0.23%) Maximo
9 9 (0.21%) Oracle EBS
10 8 (0.19%) WebTrends
10 8 (0.19%) Summit
10 8 (0.19%) Oracle General Ledger
11 7 (0.16%) Oracle EBS R12
11 7 (0.16%) SAP ERP
11 7 (0.16%) SAP Oil and Gas
11 7 (0.16%) FLEXCUBE
12 6 (0.14%) Cognos Business Intelligence
Cloud Services
1 91 (2.12%) Microsoft Azure
2 59 (1.37%) SaaS
3 52 (1.21%) Cloud Computing
4 44 (1.03%) Amazon AWS
5 26 (0.61%) Mimecast
6 23 (0.54%) Office 365
7 22 (0.51%) IaaS
8 13 (0.30%) GitHub
9 12 (0.28%) PaaS
10 11 (0.26%) SoftLayer
11 8 (0.19%) Google Cloud Platform
12 5 (0.12%) Google Analytics
13 2 (0.047%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
13 2 (0.047%) HP Helion
13 2 (0.047%) MailChimp
14 1 (0.023%) Taleo
14 1 (0.023%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 162 (3.78%) WAN
2 159 (3.71%) TCP/IP
3 129 (3.01%) Firewall
4 127 (2.96%) DNS
5 116 (2.70%) SAN
6 88 (2.05%) Internet
7 87 (2.03%) VoIP
8 85 (1.98%) LAN
9 84 (1.96%) DHCP
10 78 (1.82%) Intranet
11 74 (1.72%) Network Security
12 68 (1.58%) VPN
13 63 (1.47%) VLAN
14 60 (1.40%) Wireless
15 57 (1.33%) MPLS
15 57 (1.33%) NAS
16 37 (0.86%) HTTP
17 35 (0.82%) Cisco ASA
18 33 (0.77%) Extranet
19 23 (0.54%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 665 (15.50%) SQL Server
2 214 (4.99%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 174 (4.05%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 154 (3.59%) Data Warehouse
5 124 (2.89%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 122 (2.84%) SQL Server 2008
7 118 (2.75%) Relational Database
8 88 (2.05%) NoSQL
9 78 (1.82%) Big Data
10 75 (1.75%) RDBMS
11 67 (1.56%) SQL Server 2012
12 61 (1.42%) Data Mining
13 57 (1.33%) SQL Server 2005
14 56 (1.31%) QlikView
15 46 (1.07%) MySQL
16 40 (0.93%) Hadoop
17 37 (0.86%) MongoDB
17 37 (0.86%) DataStage
18 34 (0.79%) SAP Data Services
19 28 (0.65%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 54 (1.26%) Visual Studio
2 52 (1.21%) Git (software)
3 51 (1.19%) Team Foundation Server
4 29 (0.68%) Eclipse
5 27 (0.63%) Maven
5 27 (0.63%) Jenkins
6 22 (0.51%) Subversion
6 22 (0.51%) JIRA
7 21 (0.49%) MSI
8 16 (0.37%) Ant
8 16 (0.37%) JUnit
8 16 (0.37%) Selenium
9 15 (0.35%) InstallShield
9 15 (0.35%) NUnit
10 12 (0.28%) Bitbucket
10 12 (0.28%) Flash Builder
11 10 (0.23%) EasyMock
12 9 (0.21%) TeamCity
13 8 (0.19%) Talend Open Studio
13 8 (0.19%) Metasploit
General
1 1841 (42.90%) Finance
2 947 (22.07%) Law
3 399 (9.30%) Banking
4 264 (6.15%) Telecoms
5 206 (4.80%) Marketing
6 135 (3.15%) Retail
7 131 (3.05%) Investment Banking
8 101 (2.35%) Billing
9 79 (1.84%) Back Office
10 64 (1.49%) Front Office
11 57 (1.33%) Manufacturing
12 49 (1.14%) Financial Institution
13 44 (1.03%) Publishing
14 42 (0.98%) German Language
15 41 (0.96%) French Language
16 37 (0.86%) Advertising
17 34 (0.79%) Corporate Banking
18 24 (0.56%) Games
19 15 (0.35%) Local Government
20 14 (0.33%) Military
Job Titles
1 1002 (23.35%) Analyst
2 624 (14.54%) Developer
3 314 (7.32%) Project Manager
3 314 (7.32%) Consultant
4 233 (5.43%) Support Analyst
5 214 (4.99%) Business Analyst
6 207 (4.82%) Architect
7 190 (4.43%) Service Analyst
8 183 (4.26%) Service Desk Analyst
9 123 (2.87%) Senior Analyst
10 117 (2.73%) Applications Support
11 113 (2.63%) Senior Manager
12 111 (2.59%) Trainer
13 104 (2.42%) Senior Developer
14 103 (2.40%) .NET Developer
15 101 (2.35%) C# Developer
16 89 (2.07%) IT Trainer
17 88 (2.05%) SAP Consultant
18 87 (2.03%) Team Leader
19 86 (2.00%) Business Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 424 (9.88%) .NET
2 239 (5.57%) HTML
3 180 (4.19%) ASP.NET
4 157 (3.66%) CSS
5 138 (3.22%) jQuery
6 135 (3.15%) XML
7 124 (2.89%) HTML5
8 107 (2.49%) .NET Framework
9 83 (1.93%) ASP.NET MVC
10 79 (1.84%) AngularJS
11 78 (1.82%) Web Services
12 74 (1.72%) JSON
13 67 (1.56%) Ajax
14 63 (1.47%) Spring
15 56 (1.31%) REST
16 49 (1.14%) CSS3
17 48 (1.12%) SOAP
18 43 (1.00%) WF
19 42 (0.98%) WCF
20 35 (0.82%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 569 (13.26%) Analytical Skills
2 303 (7.06%) Management Information System
3 201 (4.68%) Blackberry
3 201 (4.68%) Data Centre
4 150 (3.50%) Computer Science
5 92 (2.14%) E-Learning
6 86 (2.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 68 (1.58%) Clustering
8 65 (1.51%) Data Integration
9 60 (1.40%) Visualisation
10 55 (1.28%) PMI
11 53 (1.24%) User Experience
12 52 (1.21%) Fixed Income
13 49 (1.14%) Client/Server
14 47 (1.10%) Derivative
15 46 (1.07%) Enterprise Software
16 43 (1.00%) Mathematics
17 41 (0.96%) Statistics
18 39 (0.91%) iPhone
19 38 (0.89%) Cryptography
Operating Systems
1 926 (21.58%) Windows
2 386 (9.00%) Windows 7
3 222 (5.17%) Windows Server 2008
4 193 (4.50%) Linux
5 140 (3.26%) UNIX
6 139 (3.24%) Windows Server 2003
7 121 (2.82%) Windows Server 2012
8 108 (2.52%) Windows XP
9 92 (2.14%) Android
10 80 (1.86%) Windows 8
11 59 (1.37%) Apple iOS
12 28 (0.65%) Mac OS X
13 21 (0.49%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 11 (0.26%) Windows Mobile
14 11 (0.26%) Solaris
15 9 (0.21%) Windows Vista
16 8 (0.19%) Windows 2000
17 6 (0.14%) VMS
18 5 (0.12%) AIX
18 5 (0.12%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 620 (14.45%) Project Management
2 540 (12.58%) ITIL
3 475 (11.07%) Agile Software Development
4 457 (10.65%) Risk Management
5 455 (10.60%) Business Intelligence
6 336 (7.83%) PRINCE2
7 300 (6.99%) Document Management
8 285 (6.64%) Information Security
9 279 (6.50%) Business Development
10 253 (5.90%) Coaching
11 223 (5.20%) Stakeholder Management
12 220 (5.13%) Service Management
13 219 (5.10%) CRM
14 206 (4.80%) Change Management
15 201 (4.68%) Data Management
16 199 (4.64%) Service Delivery
16 199 (4.64%) Continuous Improvement
17 197 (4.59%) Business Analysis
18 195 (4.54%) SDLC
19 183 (4.26%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 723 (16.85%) SQL
2 387 (9.02%) C#
3 278 (6.48%) JavaScript
4 265 (6.18%) Java
5 172 (4.01%) T-SQL
6 109 (2.54%) C++
7 81 (1.89%) Python
8 64 (1.49%) C
9 56 (1.31%) VBA
10 53 (1.24%) PowerShell
11 52 (1.21%) VB.NET
12 46 (1.07%) PHP
13 41 (0.96%) Perl
14 33 (0.77%) Shell Script
15 31 (0.72%) R
16 27 (0.63%) Bash Shell
16 27 (0.63%) VBScript
17 23 (0.54%) VB
17 23 (0.54%) PL/SQL
18 22 (0.51%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 667 (15.54%) Degree
2 173 (4.03%) Microsoft Certification
3 138 (3.22%) CISSP
4 119 (2.77%) ISEB
5 105 (2.45%) ITIL Certification
6 100 (2.33%) MCSE
6 100 (2.33%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 91 (2.12%) CISM
8 87 (2.03%) PMI Certification
9 83 (1.93%) Security Cleared
10 70 (1.63%) Cisco Certification
11 68 (1.58%) CISA
12 53 (1.24%) MCSA
13 48 (1.12%) SC Cleared
14 47 (1.10%) MCP
15 44 (1.03%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
16 40 (0.93%) CCNA
17 36 (0.84%) MCITP
18 32 (0.75%) PMP
19 31 (0.72%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 190 (4.43%) QA
2 176 (4.10%) SLA
3 114 (2.66%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 70 (1.63%) Data Quality
5 50 (1.17%) COBIT
6 49 (1.14%) PCI DSS
7 27 (0.63%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 25 (0.58%) ISO 9001
9 15 (0.35%) Dodd-Frank
10 13 (0.30%) ISO 14001
11 11 (0.26%) EMIR
11 11 (0.26%) MiFID
12 9 (0.21%) HIPAA
12 9 (0.21%) COSO
13 8 (0.19%) Solvency II
14 3 (0.070%) BS25999
14 3 (0.070%) BS7799
15 2 (0.047%) GAMP
16 1 (0.023%) ISO 9000
16 1 (0.023%) ISO/IEC 17799
System Software
1 481 (11.21%) Active Directory
2 162 (3.78%) VMware Infrastructure
3 70 (1.63%) Hyper-V
4 63 (1.47%) vSphere
5 33 (0.77%) XenApp
6 31 (0.72%) VMware ESX
7 30 (0.70%) Microsoft App-V
7 30 (0.70%) Terminal Services
8 26 (0.61%) VMware Server
9 25 (0.58%) DFS Replication
10 19 (0.44%) vCloud
11 14 (0.33%) VMware ESXi
12 13 (0.30%) Terminal Server
13 12 (0.28%) XenDesktop
13 12 (0.28%) Veritas Cluster Server
14 10 (0.23%) XenServer
15 9 (0.21%) Docker
16 8 (0.19%) Varnish
16 8 (0.19%) Firmware
17 7 (0.16%) Citrix Presentation Server
Systems Management
1 75 (1.75%) SCCM
2 25 (0.58%) SCOM
2 25 (0.58%) Backup Exec
3 13 (0.30%) CiscoWorks
4 12 (0.28%) Veritas Storage Foundation
4 12 (0.28%) Opscode Chef
5 11 (0.26%) Puppet
6 9 (0.21%) WSUS
6 9 (0.21%) DameWare
7 8 (0.19%) Cisco CUCM
8 7 (0.16%) HP Quality Center
8 7 (0.16%) Norton AntiVirus
8 7 (0.16%) HP SIM
9 6 (0.14%) HP Data Protector
9 6 (0.14%) Legato
9 6 (0.14%) Tivoli
9 6 (0.14%) OpenView
10 5 (0.12%) Nagios
10 5 (0.12%) FortiGate
10 5 (0.12%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 996 (23.21%) Microsoft
2 260 (6.06%) VMware
3 226 (5.27%) Citrix
4 218 (5.08%) SAP
5 184 (4.29%) Oracle
6 169 (3.94%) Cisco
7 139 (3.24%) HP
8 88 (2.05%) NetApp
9 63 (1.47%) Interwoven
10 58 (1.35%) Tableau
11 52 (1.21%) EMC
12 47 (1.10%) IBM
13 41 (0.96%) Avaya
14 39 (0.91%) Mitel
14 39 (0.91%) Red Hat
15 38 (0.89%) Informatica
15 38 (0.89%) Symantec
15 38 (0.89%) Juniper
16 37 (0.86%) OpenText
17 36 (0.84%) Riverbed
City, London
Spectrum IT
Salary: £34000 - £38000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 8 hours ago
Egham, Surrey
HCL Axon
Salary: Excellent Market Rates
Posted: 9 hours ago
Midlands
Code Red Associates
Salary: Salary Negotiable, Dependent on Experience
Posted: 9 hours ago
Cambridgeshire
EDWARD CARTER SOLUTIONS
Salary: bonus and benefits
Posted: 9 hours ago
London
icotech services
Salary: £30,000 - £45,000 per year
Posted: 11 hours ago
East London
Jagger Talent
Salary: From £38,000 to £50,000 per annum Unrivalled benefits package
Posted: 14 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
TEKsystems
Salary: £70000 - £76000 per annum + car + benefits
Posted: 14 hours ago
East London
Jagger Talent
Salary: From £25,000 to £35,000 per annum Strong Blue-Chip Benefits
Posted: 15 hours ago
London
Briswin
Salary: From £40,000 to £44,000 per annum
Posted: 15 hours ago
Central London / West End
Latcom Ltd
Salary: From £28,000 to £35,000 per annum
Posted: 16 hours ago
London
EY
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 16 hours ago
Edinburgh & Lothians
Professionals in Law
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 16 hours ago
London
Professionals in Law
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 16 hours ago
London
Professionals in Law
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 16 hours ago
Swindon, Wiltshire
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Salary: £50000 - £53000 per annum + car, bonus & benefits
Posted: 16 hours ago
London
Engage PSG
Posted: 17 hours ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
PCR
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 17 hours ago
City, London
Hays Finance Technology
Salary: £150.00 - £200.00 per annum
Posted: 17 hours ago
City, London
ComputaCenter
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 18 hours ago
Maidstone, Kent
1st Choice Computer Appointments Ltd
Salary: From £18,000 to £24,000 per annum
Posted: 18 hours ago