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 29 June 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
29 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Legal
Rank 167 161 168
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +7
Permanent jobs citing Legal 2014 2206 2211
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 2.05% 1.99% 1.86%
As % of the General category 4.80% 4.46% 4.21%
Number of salaries quoted 1641 1687 1691
Median salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £77,500 £72,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £42,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +10.52%

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
41974 49512 52566
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 42.80% 44.56% 44.21%
Number of salaries quoted 34389 39219 40985
Median salary £52,000 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+4.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £31,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £80,000 £80,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%

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 29 June 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 29 June 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 +8 1923 £50,000 +2.56% 244
London +4 1139 £55,000 +4.76% 116
City of London -2 220 £50,000 - 31
South East -28 215 £52,500 +16.66% 24
Yorkshire +34 153 £38,000 -15.55% 32
North West +17 115 £43,500 +24.28% 19
West Yorkshire 0 100 £38,000 -15.55% 23
Manchester -2 88 £43,500 +30.82% 15
West Midlands +13 82 £45,000 +28.57% 15
East of England +39 80 £55,000 +37.50% 12
Leeds +6 71 £37,500 -16.66% 13
East Midlands -3 67 £50,000 +8.69% 12
South West +32 66 £37,500 +32.74% 9
Surrey -13 61 £52,500 +23.52% 4
Birmingham +26 54 £50,000 +2.56% 6
Berkshire -12 54 £52,500 -19.23% 9
South Yorkshire +46 48 £35,697 -20.67% 6
Bristol +40 38 £47,500 +22.58% 5
Essex +39 38 £50,000 +52.67% 5
Northamptonshire +18 36 £50,000 - 5
Kent +31 35 £52,500 +75.00% 1
Sheffield +36 32 £35,697 -20.67% 5
Northampton +14 30 £45,000 -10.00% 2
Scotland -31 29 £50,000 +19.04% 15
Hampshire -21 24 £45,000 -8.16% 3
Hertfordshire +29 22 £53,750 +26.47% 2
Bradford +19 19 £40,000 -6.97% 4
Wales +13 18 £40,000 - 1
Oxfordshire +8 18 £65,000 +126.08% 2
South Wales +8 18 £40,000 - 1

Legal
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 June 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 1627 (38.76%) Finance
2 1063 (25.32%) Law
3 1010 (24.06%) Microsoft
4 834 (19.87%) Windows
5 727 (17.32%) SQL
6 682 (16.25%) MS Excel
7 636 (15.15%) ITIL
8 630 (15.01%) MS Office
9 628 (14.96%) Project Management
10 603 (14.36%) Degree
11 601 (14.32%) SQL Server
12 547 (13.03%) Agile Software Development
13 545 (12.98%) Business Intelligence
14 537 (12.79%) Analytical Skills
15 525 (12.51%) Active Directory
16 468 (11.15%) .NET
17 445 (10.60%) Information Security
18 437 (10.41%) Windows 7
19 402 (9.58%) Risk Management
20 371 (8.84%) C#
21 362 (8.62%) Citrix
22 355 (8.46%) Management Information System
23 318 (7.58%) Stakeholder Management
24 317 (7.55%) PRINCE2
25 304 (7.24%) SQL Server Reporting Services
26 280 (6.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
27 274 (6.53%) CISSP
28 263 (6.26%) iManage
29 258 (6.15%) JavaScript
30 253 (6.03%) 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
1 219 (5.22%) SharePoint
2 155 (3.69%) MS Exchange
3 147 (3.50%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 94 (2.24%) CMS
5 83 (1.98%) Exchange Server 2010
6 77 (1.83%) SharePoint 2013
7 70 (1.67%) Exchange Server 2013
8 67 (1.60%) IIS
9 43 (1.02%) Skype for Business
10 38 (0.91%) Exchange Server 2007
11 33 (0.79%) Apache
12 27 (0.64%) SharePoint 2010
12 27 (0.64%) Tomcat
13 22 (0.52%) WordPress
14 20 (0.48%) SAS
15 13 (0.31%) Sitecore CMS
15 13 (0.31%) Umbraco
16 12 (0.29%) Confluence
17 11 (0.26%) Exchange Server 2003
17 11 (0.26%) WebSphere
Applications
1 682 (16.25%) MS Excel
2 630 (15.01%) MS Office
3 155 (3.69%) MS PowerPoint
4 98 (2.33%) MS Visio
5 88 (2.10%) MS Project
6 31 (0.74%) Photoshop
6 31 (0.74%) Spreadsheet
7 26 (0.62%) Adobe Captivate
8 19 (0.45%) Acrobat
9 16 (0.38%) Adobe Illustrator
10 14 (0.33%) Adobe Premiere
11 8 (0.19%) SPSS
12 5 (0.12%) GIMP
13 4 (0.095%) Fireworks
14 2 (0.048%) Adobe Creative Suite
14 2 (0.048%) AutoCAD
14 2 (0.048%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 74 (1.76%) Visualfiles
2 32 (0.76%) Oracle EBS
2 32 (0.76%) Oracle Financials
3 27 (0.64%) Dynamics CRM
4 23 (0.55%) SAP CO
4 23 (0.55%) SAP FI
4 23 (0.55%) SAP FI/CO
5 20 (0.48%) Relativity
6 17 (0.40%) SAP GRC
7 15 (0.36%) Dynamics AX
8 12 (0.29%) JDE EnterpriseOne
9 11 (0.26%) SAP FSCM
9 11 (0.26%) SAP HR
9 11 (0.26%) SAP HR-PA
10 10 (0.24%) SAP EHS
10 10 (0.24%) SAP ERP
11 8 (0.19%) Oracle Retail
11 8 (0.19%) SAP MDM
11 8 (0.19%) SAP MM
11 8 (0.19%) SAP Retail
Cloud Services
1 88 (2.10%) Mimecast
2 84 (2.00%) SaaS
3 75 (1.79%) Microsoft Azure
4 65 (1.55%) Amazon AWS
5 45 (1.07%) Office 365
6 33 (0.79%) IaaS
7 21 (0.50%) PaaS
8 20 (0.48%) Cloud Computing
9 8 (0.19%) Yammer
10 5 (0.12%) Amazon EC2
10 5 (0.12%) GitHub
10 5 (0.12%) Google Analytics
10 5 (0.12%) Google Cloud Platform
11 4 (0.095%) SuccessFactors
12 3 (0.071%) OneDrive
12 3 (0.071%) Veeva
13 2 (0.048%) Dropbox
13 2 (0.048%) Google Apps
13 2 (0.048%) SmartFocus
14 1 (0.024%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 174 (4.14%) VPN
2 149 (3.55%) Firewall
3 116 (2.76%) WAN
4 92 (2.19%) Internet
4 92 (2.19%) Network Security
5 85 (2.02%) VoIP
6 84 (2.00%) LAN
7 76 (1.81%) SAN
8 71 (1.69%) Intranet
9 61 (1.45%) DNS
10 60 (1.43%) TCP/IP
11 48 (1.14%) NAS
12 40 (0.95%) Wireless
13 38 (0.91%) DHCP
13 38 (0.91%) VLAN
14 36 (0.86%) WLAN
15 35 (0.83%) GoToMeeting
16 30 (0.71%) HTTP
17 26 (0.62%) Cisco ASA
17 26 (0.62%) Intrusion Detection
Database & Business Intelligence
1 601 (14.32%) SQL Server
2 304 (7.24%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 222 (5.29%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 221 (5.26%) Data Warehouse
5 167 (3.98%) SQL Server 2008
6 148 (3.53%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 131 (3.12%) Relational Database
8 92 (2.19%) Big Data
9 81 (1.93%) SQL Server 2012
10 79 (1.88%) RDBMS
11 65 (1.55%) SQL Server 2005
12 63 (1.50%) SQL Server 2014
13 55 (1.31%) Data Mining
14 53 (1.26%) Microsoft Analysis Services
14 53 (1.26%) Power BI
15 48 (1.14%) MySQL
16 44 (1.05%) Hadoop
17 39 (0.93%) NoSQL
18 38 (0.91%) QlikView
19 34 (0.81%) BusinessObjects
Development Applications
1 83 (1.98%) Visual Studio
2 80 (1.91%) Selenium
3 73 (1.74%) Git (software)
4 72 (1.72%) Team Foundation Server
5 59 (1.41%) JIRA
6 38 (0.91%) Eclipse
6 38 (0.91%) Subversion
7 16 (0.38%) WebDriver
8 14 (0.33%) Grunt
8 14 (0.33%) TeamCity
9 13 (0.31%) HP UFT
10 12 (0.29%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
11 11 (0.26%) Jenkins
12 10 (0.24%) Bitbucket
12 10 (0.24%) MSBuild
13 9 (0.21%) Atlassian Bamboo
13 9 (0.21%) NUnit
13 9 (0.21%) SoapUI
14 8 (0.19%) Bower
14 8 (0.19%) LSMW
General
1 1627 (38.76%) Finance
2 1063 (25.32%) Law
3 236 (5.62%) Banking
4 231 (5.50%) Marketing
5 174 (4.14%) Retail
6 170 (4.05%) Telecoms
7 79 (1.88%) Manufacturing
8 76 (1.81%) Publishing
9 72 (1.72%) Billing
10 63 (1.50%) Back Office
11 46 (1.10%) Investment Banking
12 43 (1.02%) Games
13 35 (0.83%) Front Office
14 32 (0.76%) Financial Institution
14 32 (0.76%) German Language
15 25 (0.60%) Corporate Banking
16 20 (0.48%) French Language
17 19 (0.45%) Advertising
18 11 (0.26%) Multimedia
18 11 (0.26%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 1107 (26.37%) Analyst
2 573 (13.65%) Developer
3 313 (7.46%) Project Manager
4 293 (6.98%) Consultant
5 265 (6.31%) IT Manager
6 264 (6.29%) Business Analyst
7 227 (5.41%) Support Analyst
8 219 (5.22%) Service Analyst
9 209 (4.98%) Service Desk Analyst
10 157 (3.74%) Architect
11 154 (3.67%) SQL Developer
12 151 (3.60%) Legal Analyst
13 143 (3.41%) IT Analyst
14 137 (3.26%) C# Developer
15 134 (3.19%) Senior Analyst
16 132 (3.14%) .NET Developer
17 126 (3.00%) Security Manager
18 114 (2.72%) Applications Support
19 111 (2.64%) IT Support
20 99 (2.36%) Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 468 (11.15%) .NET
2 225 (5.36%) HTML
3 190 (4.53%) ASP.NET
4 159 (3.79%) XML
5 148 (3.53%) CSS
6 125 (2.98%) .NET Framework
7 122 (2.91%) Web Services
8 106 (2.53%) jQuery
9 75 (1.79%) HTML5
10 68 (1.62%) AngularJS
11 67 (1.60%) MDX
12 64 (1.52%) WCF
13 58 (1.38%) ASP.NET MVC
14 54 (1.29%) WPF
15 51 (1.21%) Entity Framework
16 41 (0.98%) ASP.NET Web API
17 40 (0.95%) Ajax
18 39 (0.93%) JSON
19 36 (0.86%) REST
20 30 (0.71%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 537 (12.79%) Analytical Skills
2 355 (8.46%) Management Information System
3 184 (4.38%) Blackberry
4 136 (3.24%) Computer Science
5 107 (2.55%) Data Centre
6 84 (2.00%) e-Learning
7 75 (1.79%) Mathematics
8 74 (1.76%) User Experience
9 68 (1.62%) Virtual Team
10 54 (1.29%) Visualisation
11 51 (1.21%) Data Protection Act
12 48 (1.14%) iPhone
13 42 (1.00%) Clustering
14 41 (0.98%) Derivative
15 40 (0.95%) iPad
15 40 (0.95%) Social Media
16 37 (0.88%) CESG
17 36 (0.86%) Enterprise Software
18 35 (0.83%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
19 34 (0.81%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 834 (19.87%) Windows
2 437 (10.41%) Windows 7
3 201 (4.79%) Windows Server
4 129 (3.07%) Windows Server 2008
5 109 (2.60%) Windows Server 2012
6 102 (2.43%) Linux
7 90 (2.14%) Unix
8 78 (1.86%) Android
8 78 (1.86%) Windows 8
9 60 (1.43%) Windows 10
10 51 (1.21%) Apple iOS
11 39 (0.93%) Windows Server 2003
12 36 (0.86%) Windows XP
13 19 (0.45%) Mac OS X
14 10 (0.24%) Windows Phone
15 9 (0.21%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
16 7 (0.17%) Solaris
17 5 (0.12%) Windows Vista
18 3 (0.071%) Windows Mobile
19 2 (0.048%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 636 (15.15%) ITIL
2 628 (14.96%) Project Management
3 547 (13.03%) Agile Software Development
4 545 (12.98%) Business Intelligence
5 445 (10.60%) Information Security
6 402 (9.58%) Risk Management
7 318 (7.58%) Stakeholder Management
8 317 (7.55%) PRINCE2
9 253 (6.03%) Service Management
10 250 (5.96%) Document Management
11 228 (5.43%) Continuous Improvement
12 217 (5.17%) Analytics
12 217 (5.17%) Service Delivery
13 216 (5.15%) Business Analysis
14 213 (5.07%) CRM
15 196 (4.67%) Change Management
16 178 (4.24%) Mentoring
17 177 (4.22%) Business Development
17 177 (4.22%) Case Management
17 177 (4.22%) Data Protection
Programming Languages
1 727 (17.32%) SQL
2 371 (8.84%) C#
3 258 (6.15%) JavaScript
4 226 (5.38%) T-SQL
5 212 (5.05%) Java
6 90 (2.14%) PowerShell
7 83 (1.98%) VB.NET
8 67 (1.60%) VBA
9 62 (1.48%) PHP
9 62 (1.48%) VB
10 58 (1.38%) C++
11 49 (1.17%) C
12 43 (1.02%) Python
13 30 (0.71%) VBScript
14 26 (0.62%) VB6
15 23 (0.55%) Perl
15 23 (0.55%) PL/SQL
16 18 (0.43%) Shell Script
17 16 (0.38%) R
18 14 (0.33%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
Qualifications
1 603 (14.36%) Degree
2 274 (6.53%) CISSP
3 183 (4.36%) CISM
4 139 (3.31%) CISA
5 129 (3.07%) Security Cleared
6 125 (2.98%) ISEB
7 116 (2.76%) Microsoft Certification
8 69 (1.64%) ITIL Certification
9 67 (1.60%) Cisco Certification
10 65 (1.55%) SC Cleared
11 60 (1.43%) CRISC
12 59 (1.41%) PRINCE2 Certification
13 49 (1.17%) CLAS
14 48 (1.14%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
15 43 (1.02%) CCNA
15 43 (1.02%) PMI Certification
16 42 (1.00%) MCP
17 41 (0.98%) ISTQB
18 40 (0.95%) MCSE
19 38 (0.91%) CESG Certified Professional
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 280 (6.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 226 (5.38%) SLA
3 166 (3.95%) PCI DSS
4 163 (3.88%) QA
5 67 (1.60%) Data Quality
6 57 (1.36%) COBIT
7 39 (0.93%) ISO 9001
8 37 (0.88%) ISO27002
8 37 (0.88%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 21 (0.50%) MiFID
10 17 (0.40%) Dodd-Frank
10 17 (0.40%) EMIR
11 15 (0.36%) ISAE 3402
12 13 (0.31%) ISO22301
13 11 (0.26%) FATCA
13 11 (0.26%) SSAE 16
14 9 (0.21%) HMG Security Policy Framework
15 8 (0.19%) PMBOK
15 8 (0.19%) Solvency II
16 7 (0.17%) Section 508
System Software
1 525 (12.51%) Active Directory
2 138 (3.29%) VMware Infrastructure
3 55 (1.31%) XenApp
4 43 (1.02%) Hyper-V
5 38 (0.91%) vSphere
5 38 (0.91%) XenDesktop
6 25 (0.60%) DFS Replication
6 25 (0.60%) Microsoft App-V
7 22 (0.52%) VMware Server
8 21 (0.50%) Terminal Server
9 20 (0.48%) Xen
10 19 (0.45%) VMware ESXi
11 16 (0.38%) Virtual Desktop
12 9 (0.21%) Terminal Services
13 8 (0.19%) Docker
14 5 (0.12%) Snort
14 5 (0.12%) vCloud
15 4 (0.095%) Firmware
15 4 (0.095%) VMware ESX
15 4 (0.095%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 65 (1.55%) SCCM
2 23 (0.55%) AirWatch
3 20 (0.48%) SCOM
4 17 (0.40%) RSA Archer
5 16 (0.38%) Cisco CUCM
6 15 (0.36%) EnCase
7 13 (0.31%) WSUS
8 8 (0.19%) NetBackup
9 7 (0.17%) Backup Exec
9 7 (0.17%) Cisco Prime
9 7 (0.17%) Control-M
9 7 (0.17%) Nessus
10 6 (0.14%) Ansible
10 6 (0.14%) FTK
10 6 (0.14%) HP Quality Center
10 6 (0.14%) McAfee ePO
10 6 (0.14%) Puppet
11 5 (0.12%) Kubernetes
11 5 (0.12%) Sysprep
11 5 (0.12%) ThinApp
Vendors
1 1010 (24.06%) Microsoft
2 362 (8.62%) Citrix
3 263 (6.26%) iManage
4 228 (5.43%) Cisco
5 227 (5.41%) VMware
6 189 (4.50%) SAP
7 182 (4.34%) Oracle
8 116 (2.76%) Mitel
9 77 (1.83%) Tableau
10 73 (1.74%) HP
11 54 (1.29%) Interwoven
12 51 (1.21%) Informatica
13 48 (1.14%) Adobe
14 41 (0.98%) Symantec
15 35 (0.83%) IBM
15 35 (0.83%) NetApp
16 33 (0.79%) Juniper
17 32 (0.76%) Riverbed
18 31 (0.74%) LexisNexis
19 30 (0.71%) SolarWinds
Chelmsford, Essex
Ashdown IT
Salary: £50000 - £58000 per annum
Posted: 9 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Computer People
Salary: Benefits
Posted: 12 hours ago
City, London
Streamline Connections
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 10 hours ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
onezeero.
Salary: £18000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 7 hours ago
Wakefield, West Yorkshire
Searchability
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 2 hours ago
West London
Davanti Solutions
Salary: From £50,000 to £55,000 per annum
Posted: 4 hours ago
City, London
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £45000 - £65000 per annum + Benefits and Bonus
Posted: 2 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
Douglas-Scott
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + Good Package
Posted: 10 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Plan-net
Salary: Market rate
Posted: Yesterday
London
Arrows Group
Salary: £55000.00 - £75000.00 per annum + Benefits and Bonus
Posted: 1 hour ago
Bristol, Avon
Sanderson
Salary: £35000.00 - £45000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
Experis Ltd
Salary: £22000.00 - £27000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Mortimer Spinks
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Strong Benefits package
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Mortimer Spinks
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Strong benefits package
Posted: Yesterday
London
Venturi
Salary: £25000.00 - £35000.00 per annum + Bonus & Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Lincoln, Lincolnshire
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £60,000 - £75,000
Posted: 2 hours ago
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £60,000 - £75,000
Posted: 2 hours ago
Warwick, Warwickshire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Venturi
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 4 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Spring Technology
Salary: £24000.00 - £24300.00 per annum + + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Chelmsford, Essex
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £50000 - £58000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Banbury, Oxfordshire
Venturi
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Slough, Berkshire
Venturi
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Central London / West End
Latcom Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £34,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Lincoln, Lincolnshire
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £50,000 - £75,000 + Package
Posted: 5 hours ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £50,000 - £75,000 + Package
Posted: 5 hours ago
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £50,000 - £75,000 + Package
Posted: 5 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £32000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
onezeero.
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 1 hour ago