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

Location
3 months to
29 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Legal
Rank 152 161 160
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -1
Permanent jobs citing Legal 2104 2163 1999
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 1.99% 1.83% 1.83%
As % of the General category 4.48% 4.15% 4.27%
Number of salaries quoted 1630 1660 1423
Average salary £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £75,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £37,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+13.33% -6.25%

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
46980 52157 46841
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 44.48% 44.11% 42.85%
Number of salaries quoted 37031 40748 37243
Average 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 £77,500 £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 29 May 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 29 May 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 +11 1945 £50,000 +7.52% 275
London +30 1152 £52,500 - 135
City of London +38 321 £50,000 -4.76% 47
South East -44 256 £49,000 +15.29% 34
Yorkshire +26 135 £41,000 +18.84% 25
North West +26 112 £35,000 - 47
West Yorkshire +33 99 £41,000 +13.88% 18
East Midlands +42 89 £47,500 +18.75% 6
Berkshire +15 89 £75,000 +87.50% 8
East of England 0 82 £42,500 -10.52% 14
Surrey -25 80 £42,500 -5.55% 4
Manchester +27 73 £30,500 -7.57% 33
Leeds +40 65 £41,750 +13.60% 10
Scotland +30 60 £41,000 +2.50% 18
South West -45 56 £31,500 -16.00% 3
West Midlands -17 55 £40,750 +13.19% 9
Nottinghamshire +40 49 £37,500 -6.25% 3
Glasgow +27 49 £42,000 +5.00% 7
Nottingham +36 48 £37,500 -6.25% 3
Egham -8 44 - -
Northamptonshire +17 37 £48,750 +33.56%
Reading +2 35 £82,500 +73.68%
Northampton +20 33 £50,000 +36.98%
Hampshire -6 31 £47,000 -9.17% 9
Hertfordshire -31 26 £53,750 +65.38% 2
Buckinghamshire -37 24 £50,000 +33.33% 7
Sheffield +2 23 £45,000 +56.52% 2
South Yorkshire -3 23 £45,000 +50.00% 2
Docklands, London +22 22 £47,500 +11.76%
Essex +19 22 £42,500 -27.65% 4

Legal
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 May 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 1685 (40.58%) Finance
2 977 (23.53%) Windows
3 960 (23.12%) Microsoft
4 897 (21.60%) Law
5 747 (17.99%) SQL
6 698 (16.81%) MS Excel
7 614 (14.79%) Degree
8 611 (14.72%) MS Office
9 601 (14.47%) SQL Server
10 586 (14.11%) Project Management
11 565 (13.61%) ITIL
12 549 (13.22%) Analytical Skills
13 513 (12.36%) Active Directory
14 420 (10.12%) Risk Management
15 411 (9.90%) Banking
16 394 (9.49%) Business Intelligence
17 380 (9.15%) Windows 7
18 379 (9.13%) .NET
19 369 (8.89%) Agile Software Development
20 308 (7.42%) Telecoms
21 302 (7.27%) PRINCE2
22 301 (7.25%) Management Information System
23 299 (7.20%) C#
24 296 (7.13%) Business Development
25 265 (6.38%) VMware
26 258 (6.21%) Coaching
27 255 (6.14%) Information Security
28 251 (6.05%) Marketing
29 247 (5.95%) Document Management
30 241 (5.80%) SharePoint

Legal
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 29 May 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
1 241 (5.80%) SharePoint
2 218 (5.25%) MS Exchange
3 173 (4.17%) WorkSite
4 144 (3.47%) Exchange Server 2010
5 131 (3.16%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 72 (1.73%) IIS
7 69 (1.66%) Exchange Server 2007
8 57 (1.37%) Exchange Server 2013
9 48 (1.16%) Lync
10 44 (1.06%) SAS
11 33 (0.79%) SharePoint 2013
11 33 (0.79%) Node.js
12 31 (0.75%) CMS
13 29 (0.70%) Apache
14 26 (0.63%) Exchange Server 2003
15 24 (0.58%) SharePoint 2010
16 22 (0.53%) Tomcat
17 14 (0.34%) Documentum
18 11 (0.26%) Drupal
19 8 (0.19%) Umbraco
Applications
1 698 (16.81%) MS Excel
2 611 (14.72%) MS Office
3 155 (3.73%) MS PowerPoint
4 126 (3.03%) MS Visio
5 79 (1.90%) MS Project
6 19 (0.46%) SPSS
7 18 (0.43%) Spreadsheet
8 14 (0.34%) Photoshop
9 11 (0.26%) Pro/ENGINEER
9 11 (0.26%) Acrobat
9 11 (0.26%) PTC Creo
10 9 (0.22%) Final Cut Pro
11 6 (0.14%) Adobe Illustrator
12 5 (0.12%) PowerPivot
12 5 (0.12%) MicroStation
13 4 (0.096%) Open Workbench
13 4 (0.096%) Fireworks
14 3 (0.072%) InDesign
14 3 (0.072%) Adobe Creative Suite
15 2 (0.048%) Adobe After Effects
Business Applications
1 60 (1.45%) Dynamics CRM
2 41 (0.99%) SAP CO
2 41 (0.99%) SAP FI
2 41 (0.99%) SAP FI/CO
3 40 (0.96%) SAP FSCM
4 31 (0.75%) SAP MDM
5 26 (0.63%) Dynamics AX
5 26 (0.63%) Visualfiles
6 10 (0.24%) Primavera
6 10 (0.24%) Oracle Financials
6 10 (0.24%) Maximo
7 9 (0.22%) Oracle EBS
8 8 (0.19%) Oracle EBS R12
9 7 (0.17%) Summit
9 7 (0.17%) WebTrends
10 6 (0.14%) Oracle General Ledger
10 6 (0.14%) Oracle Assets
10 6 (0.14%) Oracle AGIS
10 6 (0.14%) FLEXCUBE
11 5 (0.12%) Cognos Business Intelligence
Cloud Services
1 69 (1.66%) Microsoft Azure
2 40 (0.96%) SaaS
3 39 (0.94%) Cloud Computing
4 30 (0.72%) Amazon AWS
5 24 (0.58%) Mimecast
6 17 (0.41%) IaaS
7 16 (0.39%) Office 365
8 13 (0.31%) GitHub
9 9 (0.22%) Google Analytics
10 5 (0.12%) PaaS
11 4 (0.096%) IBM Blueworks
11 4 (0.096%) SoftLayer
12 1 (0.024%) Adobe Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 152 (3.66%) WAN
2 139 (3.35%) DNS
3 134 (3.23%) Firewall
4 129 (3.11%) SAN
5 127 (3.06%) TCP/IP
6 116 (2.79%) Internet
7 90 (2.17%) DHCP
8 87 (2.10%) LAN
9 78 (1.88%) Wireless
10 73 (1.76%) Network Security
11 72 (1.73%) Intranet
12 61 (1.47%) VPN
12 61 (1.47%) NAS
13 55 (1.32%) VLAN
14 49 (1.18%) VoIP
15 44 (1.06%) MPLS
16 42 (1.01%) Extranet
17 37 (0.89%) Cisco ASA
18 22 (0.53%) BGP
19 21 (0.51%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 601 (14.47%) SQL Server
2 211 (5.08%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 169 (4.07%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 147 (3.54%) Data Warehouse
5 106 (2.55%) SQL Server 2008
6 103 (2.48%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 82 (1.97%) Relational Database
8 76 (1.83%) Big Data
9 60 (1.45%) QlikView
10 59 (1.42%) SQL Server 2005
10 59 (1.42%) MySQL
11 55 (1.32%) NoSQL
12 54 (1.30%) RDBMS
13 51 (1.23%) SQL Server 2012
14 48 (1.16%) Data Mining
15 45 (1.08%) MongoDB
16 43 (1.04%) SAP Data Services
16 43 (1.04%) DataStage
17 40 (0.96%) Hadoop
18 25 (0.60%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 57 (1.37%) Git (software)
2 51 (1.23%) Visual Studio
3 42 (1.01%) Team Foundation Server
4 37 (0.89%) Subversion
5 19 (0.46%) JIRA
6 18 (0.43%) Talend Open Studio
6 18 (0.43%) Selenium
7 17 (0.41%) Eclipse
8 16 (0.39%) Maven
9 15 (0.36%) NUnit
9 15 (0.36%) Ant
9 15 (0.36%) Jenkins
10 14 (0.34%) MSI
11 11 (0.26%) Bitbucket
12 10 (0.24%) Flash Builder
12 10 (0.24%) InstallShield
13 9 (0.22%) JUnit
13 9 (0.22%) Jasmine
13 9 (0.22%) Cucumber
14 7 (0.17%) QuickTest Pro
General
1 1685 (40.58%) Finance
2 897 (21.60%) Law
3 411 (9.90%) Banking
4 308 (7.42%) Telecoms
5 251 (6.05%) Marketing
6 174 (4.19%) Retail
7 127 (3.06%) Investment Banking
8 125 (3.01%) Billing
9 71 (1.71%) Publishing
10 69 (1.66%) Front Office
11 58 (1.40%) Back Office
12 51 (1.23%) Financial Institution
13 47 (1.13%) German Language
14 46 (1.11%) Manufacturing
15 38 (0.92%) French Language
16 37 (0.89%) Advertising
17 33 (0.79%) Games
18 22 (0.53%) Military
19 19 (0.46%) Corporate Banking
20 16 (0.39%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 1000 (24.08%) Analyst
2 553 (13.32%) Developer
3 266 (6.41%) Project Manager
4 260 (6.26%) Consultant
5 237 (5.71%) Support Analyst
6 229 (5.52%) Business Analyst
7 228 (5.49%) Architect
8 168 (4.05%) Service Analyst
9 157 (3.78%) Service Desk Analyst
10 134 (3.23%) Applications Support
11 119 (2.87%) Senior Manager
12 111 (2.67%) Senior Analyst
13 110 (2.65%) Senior Developer
14 98 (2.36%) Team Leader
15 97 (2.34%) Administrator
16 95 (2.29%) Service Manager
17 94 (2.26%) SAP Consultant
18 90 (2.17%) IT Support
18 90 (2.17%) Trainer
19 80 (1.93%) Data Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 379 (9.13%) .NET
2 201 (4.84%) HTML
3 143 (3.44%) ASP.NET
4 117 (2.82%) CSS
5 113 (2.72%) XML
6 104 (2.50%) jQuery
7 95 (2.29%) Web Services
8 85 (2.05%) Spring
9 84 (2.02%) .NET Framework
10 75 (1.81%) HTML5
11 55 (1.32%) Hibernate
12 51 (1.23%) ASP.NET MVC
12 51 (1.23%) WCF
12 51 (1.23%) RabbitMQ
12 51 (1.23%) REST
13 46 (1.11%) AngularJS
14 44 (1.06%) JSON
15 43 (1.04%) Ajax
16 33 (0.79%) CSS3
17 31 (0.75%) ActiveMQ
Miscellaneous
1 549 (13.22%) Analytical Skills
2 301 (7.25%) Management Information System
3 210 (5.06%) Data Centre
4 194 (4.67%) Blackberry
5 124 (2.99%) Computer Science
6 78 (1.88%) User Experience
7 76 (1.83%) Clustering
8 65 (1.57%) Visualisation
9 58 (1.40%) Data Integration
10 53 (1.28%) E-Learning
11 48 (1.16%) Enterprise Software
12 45 (1.08%) Client/Server
13 44 (1.06%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
13 44 (1.06%) Social Media
14 42 (1.01%) Statistics
15 37 (0.89%) Mathematics
15 37 (0.89%) iPhone
15 37 (0.89%) Derivative
16 33 (0.79%) PMI
16 33 (0.79%) Hedge funds
Operating Systems
1 977 (23.53%) Windows
2 380 (9.15%) Windows 7
3 213 (5.13%) Linux
4 189 (4.55%) Windows Server 2008
5 138 (3.32%) UNIX
6 128 (3.08%) Windows Server 2003
7 127 (3.06%) Windows XP
8 114 (2.75%) Windows Server 2012
9 67 (1.61%) Android
10 61 (1.47%) Windows 8
11 54 (1.30%) Apple iOS
12 29 (0.70%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 13 (0.31%) Solaris
14 12 (0.29%) Windows 2000 Server
15 11 (0.26%) Mac OS X
16 10 (0.24%) Windows Mobile
17 8 (0.19%) AIX
18 7 (0.17%) Windows Vista
19 4 (0.096%) Windows 2000
20 3 (0.072%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 586 (14.11%) Project Management
2 565 (13.61%) ITIL
3 420 (10.12%) Risk Management
4 394 (9.49%) Business Intelligence
5 369 (8.89%) Agile Software Development
6 302 (7.27%) PRINCE2
7 296 (7.13%) Business Development
8 258 (6.21%) Coaching
9 255 (6.14%) Information Security
10 247 (5.95%) Document Management
11 228 (5.49%) Service Delivery
12 224 (5.39%) CRM
13 217 (5.23%) Change Management
14 203 (4.89%) Stakeholder Management
15 198 (4.77%) Business Analysis
16 183 (4.41%) Data Management
17 182 (4.38%) Service Management
18 177 (4.26%) SDLC
19 167 (4.02%) Mentoring
20 158 (3.81%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 747 (17.99%) SQL
2 299 (7.20%) C#
3 233 (5.61%) Java
4 201 (4.84%) T-SQL
5 198 (4.77%) JavaScript
6 80 (1.93%) Python
7 72 (1.73%) C++
8 63 (1.52%) VBA
9 59 (1.42%) C
10 53 (1.28%) VB.NET
11 52 (1.25%) PowerShell
12 46 (1.11%) PHP
13 37 (0.89%) Perl
14 35 (0.84%) Shell Script
15 25 (0.60%) VB
16 24 (0.58%) PL/SQL
17 18 (0.43%) ABAP
18 17 (0.41%) R
19 16 (0.39%) Scala
19 16 (0.39%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 614 (14.79%) Degree
2 189 (4.55%) Microsoft Certification
3 117 (2.82%) CISSP
4 110 (2.65%) ITIL Certification
5 100 (2.41%) ISEB
6 93 (2.24%) MCSE
7 89 (2.14%) Security Cleared
8 83 (2.00%) Cisco Certification
9 73 (1.76%) PMI Certification
10 63 (1.52%) CISM
11 58 (1.40%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
12 53 (1.28%) CCNA
13 50 (1.20%) MCSA
14 49 (1.18%) MCITP
15 47 (1.13%) SC Cleared
15 47 (1.13%) MCP
16 41 (0.99%) PMP
17 40 (0.96%) CCNP
17 40 (0.96%) MOS
18 39 (0.94%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 188 (4.53%) QA
2 186 (4.48%) SLA
3 113 (2.72%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 71 (1.71%) PCI DSS
5 61 (1.47%) Data Quality
6 46 (1.11%) COBIT
7 28 (0.67%) ISO 9001
8 20 (0.48%) ISO 14001
9 16 (0.39%) Sarbanes-Oxley
10 12 (0.29%) Solvency II
11 10 (0.24%) COSO
11 10 (0.24%) EMIR
12 9 (0.22%) MiFID
13 8 (0.19%) Dodd-Frank
14 6 (0.14%) FATCA
15 4 (0.096%) ISO/IEC 20000
16 3 (0.072%) ISO 9000
16 3 (0.072%) Basel II
17 2 (0.048%) HIPAA
17 2 (0.048%) GAAP
System Software
1 513 (12.36%) Active Directory
2 188 (4.53%) VMware Infrastructure
3 77 (1.85%) Hyper-V
4 73 (1.76%) vSphere
5 37 (0.89%) XenApp
6 24 (0.58%) Terminal Services
7 20 (0.48%) VMware Server
7 20 (0.48%) VMware ESX
8 18 (0.43%) DFS Replication
8 18 (0.43%) Microsoft App-V
9 16 (0.39%) XenDesktop
10 15 (0.36%) vCloud
10 15 (0.36%) Veritas Cluster Server
11 12 (0.29%) EMC RecoverPoint
12 11 (0.26%) Microsoft Virtual Server
13 7 (0.17%) Snort
13 7 (0.17%) NFS
13 7 (0.17%) XenServer
14 5 (0.12%) Firmware
14 5 (0.12%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 93 (2.24%) SCCM
2 42 (1.01%) SCOM
3 21 (0.51%) Backup Exec
4 16 (0.39%) HP Quality Center
5 15 (0.36%) Opscode Chef
6 14 (0.34%) Puppet
6 14 (0.34%) Veritas Storage Foundation
7 8 (0.19%) CiscoWorks
7 8 (0.19%) Tivoli
8 7 (0.17%) OpenView
8 7 (0.17%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
8 7 (0.17%) WSUS
9 6 (0.14%) HP SIM
9 6 (0.14%) HP Data Protector
9 6 (0.14%) EdgeSight
9 6 (0.14%) AirWatch
9 6 (0.14%) Tivoli Storage Manager
9 6 (0.14%) Norton AntiVirus
9 6 (0.14%) Legato
10 5 (0.12%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 960 (23.12%) Microsoft
2 265 (6.38%) VMware
3 225 (5.42%) SAP
4 209 (5.03%) Citrix
5 193 (4.65%) Cisco
6 175 (4.21%) Oracle
7 165 (3.97%) HP
8 68 (1.64%) NetApp
9 64 (1.54%) EMC
10 60 (1.45%) Tableau
11 59 (1.42%) IBM
12 53 (1.28%) Informatica
13 48 (1.16%) Interwoven
14 47 (1.13%) Juniper
15 45 (1.08%) Avaya
16 39 (0.94%) Red Hat
17 38 (0.92%) Symantec
18 35 (0.84%) Apple
18 35 (0.84%) CheckPoint
19 29 (0.70%) McAfee
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