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 19 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Legal
Rank 168 157 178
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +21
Permanent jobs citing Legal 2036 2033 1842
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 1.82% 1.86% 1.60%
As % of the General category 4.20% 4.26% 3.68%
Number of salaries quoted 1645 1520 1410
Average salary £45,000 £46,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.22% +9.41%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £75,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%

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
48431 47710 50056
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 43.24% 43.57% 43.34%
Number of salaries quoted 38906 37081 41735
Average salary £50,000 £50,000 £48,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +4.16%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £75,000 £80,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £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 19 December 2014 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 19 December 2014. 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 +1 1964 £45,000 -5.26% 253
London +17 1097 £50,000 -4.76% 134
South East -10 319 £45,000 -14.28% 33
City of London -2 280 £53,250 -3.18% 42
East of England +39 115 £51,250 +13.88% 12
South West -20 115 £33,250 -5.00% 11
North West -11 101 £32,500 -7.14% 22
Yorkshire -47 99 £37,500 +15.38% 21
Berkshire -10 90 £60,000 +9.09% 10
Bristol -13 89 £32,500 -5.79% 6
Surrey -20 88 £42,000 -6.66% 10
West Yorkshire -19 85 £40,000 +16.78% 19
Leeds +11 61 £42,500 +33.85% 12
East Midlands +42 58 £55,000 +11.11% 7
Manchester -19 57 £27,500 -21.42% 13
West Midlands -25 55 £35,413 -11.46% 7
Essex +28 43 £48,250 +67.82% 4
Egham -6 43 £42,500 -26.08%
Hampshire -24 42 £37,500 -31.81% 3
Hertfordshire +1 37 £60,000 +23.07% 1
Buckinghamshire -2 35 £41,250 -1.78% 4
Reading -44 31 £62,500 +17.92% 2
Birmingham -21 28 £40,750 +12.41% 5
Cheshire +2 26 £49,250 +78.44% 3
Northamptonshire -4 26 £55,000 +15.78% 2
Kent +5 24 £45,000 +38.46%
Oxfordshire +24 23 £72,500 +81.25% 3
Cambridgeshire -3 23 £42,500 +10.86% 1
Bracknell +4 22 £57,500 - 3
Leicestershire +34 21 £55,000 +15.78% 2

Legal
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, 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 1656 (36.92%) Finance
2 1079 (24.06%) Law
3 1048 (23.37%) Microsoft
4 876 (19.53%) Windows
5 810 (18.06%) MS Excel
6 787 (17.55%) SQL
7 726 (16.19%) MS Office
8 672 (14.98%) Degree
9 651 (14.52%) Project Management
10 615 (13.71%) SQL Server
11 603 (13.44%) ITIL
12 518 (11.55%) Agile Software Development
13 468 (10.43%) Analytical Skills
13 468 (10.43%) Active Directory
14 432 (9.63%) .NET
15 419 (9.34%) Risk Management
16 409 (9.12%) Banking
17 371 (8.27%) Windows 7
18 366 (8.16%) C#
19 344 (7.67%) PRINCE2
19 344 (7.67%) Business Intelligence
20 333 (7.42%) Management Information System
21 311 (6.93%) Marketing
22 305 (6.80%) Coaching
23 299 (6.67%) SAP
24 295 (6.58%) Telecoms
25 287 (6.40%) SQL Server Reporting Services
26 280 (6.24%) SharePoint
27 277 (6.18%) Stakeholder Management
28 273 (6.09%) Service Delivery

Legal
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, 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
1 280 (6.24%) SharePoint
2 186 (4.15%) MS Exchange
3 120 (2.68%) WorkSite
4 100 (2.23%) IIS
5 92 (2.05%) Exchange Server 2010
6 91 (2.03%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 57 (1.27%) CMS
8 50 (1.11%) SharePoint 2013
9 49 (1.09%) SharePoint 2010
10 43 (0.96%) Exchange Server 2007
11 40 (0.89%) Lync
12 33 (0.74%) Tomcat
13 32 (0.71%) WebSphere
14 30 (0.67%) JBoss
14 30 (0.67%) Apache
14 30 (0.67%) Exchange Server 2013
15 27 (0.60%) SAS
16 24 (0.54%) IBM Notes
17 22 (0.49%) WebLogic
17 22 (0.49%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 810 (18.06%) MS Excel
2 726 (16.19%) MS Office
3 227 (5.06%) MS PowerPoint
4 85 (1.90%) MS Visio
5 81 (1.81%) MS Project
6 43 (0.96%) Spreadsheet
7 13 (0.29%) Photoshop
7 13 (0.29%) Adobe Captivate
8 12 (0.27%) InfoPath
9 7 (0.16%) Acrobat
10 6 (0.13%) SPSS
11 5 (0.11%) PowerPivot
12 4 (0.089%) InDesign
13 3 (0.067%) FastStats
13 3 (0.067%) AutoCAD
14 2 (0.045%) Adobe Illustrator
15 1 (0.022%) S-PLUS
15 1 (0.022%) Adobe Creative Suite
15 1 (0.022%) Adobe After Effects
Business Applications
1 57 (1.27%) Visualfiles
2 47 (1.05%) Dynamics CRM
3 41 (0.91%) SAP FI/CO
3 41 (0.91%) SAP CO
3 41 (0.91%) SAP FI
4 26 (0.58%) SAP FSCM
5 20 (0.45%) Dynamics AX
6 19 (0.42%) SAP MDM
6 19 (0.42%) SAP BPC
7 14 (0.31%) SAP MM
8 11 (0.25%) Agresso
9 9 (0.20%) SAP ERP
10 8 (0.18%) SAP SD
10 8 (0.18%) SiteCatalyst
11 7 (0.16%) Oracle EBS
11 7 (0.16%) Cognos TM1
12 5 (0.11%) Google Analytics
12 5 (0.11%) SAP CRM
12 5 (0.11%) PeopleSoft HRMS
13 4 (0.089%) Oracle Financials
Cloud Services
1 68 (1.52%) SaaS
2 28 (0.62%) IBM Blueworks
3 22 (0.49%) Cloud Computing
4 21 (0.47%) Microsoft Azure
5 18 (0.40%) Office 365
6 12 (0.27%) IaaS
6 12 (0.27%) Amazon AWS
7 9 (0.20%) GitHub
8 6 (0.13%) SuccessFactors
9 5 (0.11%) Google Cloud Platform
9 5 (0.11%) Google App Engine
9 5 (0.11%) Amazon EC2
10 4 (0.089%) Rackspace Cloud
10 4 (0.089%) Google Apps
11 1 (0.022%) Taleo
11 1 (0.022%) Force.com
11 1 (0.022%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 165 (3.68%) Firewall
2 129 (2.88%) TCP/IP
3 103 (2.30%) SAN
4 95 (2.12%) WAN
5 93 (2.07%) DNS
6 83 (1.85%) Internet
7 82 (1.83%) Network Security
8 78 (1.74%) VPN
9 77 (1.72%) Wireless
10 72 (1.61%) LAN
11 62 (1.38%) Intranet
12 60 (1.34%) DHCP
13 59 (1.32%) VoIP
14 30 (0.67%) VLAN
15 27 (0.60%) Cisco ASA
15 27 (0.60%) MPLS
16 23 (0.51%) Cisco Nexus
17 20 (0.45%) NAS
18 17 (0.38%) HTTP
19 16 (0.36%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 615 (13.71%) SQL Server
2 287 (6.40%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 230 (5.13%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 134 (2.99%) SQL Server 2008
5 115 (2.56%) Data Warehouse
6 110 (2.45%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 60 (1.34%) SQL Server 2005
8 58 (1.29%) MySQL
9 56 (1.25%) DataStage
9 56 (1.25%) SAP Data Services
10 55 (1.23%) Relational Database
11 54 (1.20%) Big Data
11 54 (1.20%) SQL Server 2012
12 50 (1.11%) QlikView
13 42 (0.94%) MS Access
14 41 (0.91%) Crystal Reports
15 35 (0.78%) Data Mining
16 34 (0.76%) Oracle Database
17 32 (0.71%) SQL Server 2000
18 31 (0.69%) SAP BW
Development Applications
1 87 (1.94%) Visual Studio
2 58 (1.29%) Team Foundation Server
3 51 (1.14%) Git (software)
4 45 (1.00%) Subversion
5 35 (0.78%) JIRA
5 35 (0.78%) Selenium
6 31 (0.69%) Maven
7 30 (0.67%) Eclipse
7 30 (0.67%) Jenkins
8 22 (0.49%) Rational DOORS
9 20 (0.45%) JUnit
10 19 (0.42%) Hudson
11 18 (0.40%) QuickTest Pro
11 18 (0.40%) LSMW
12 14 (0.31%) LoadRunner
13 13 (0.29%) Cucumber
14 10 (0.22%) Webistrano
15 8 (0.18%) Axure RP
15 8 (0.18%) Ant
15 8 (0.18%) JDeveloper
General
1 1656 (36.92%) Finance
2 1079 (24.06%) Law
3 409 (9.12%) Banking
4 311 (6.93%) Marketing
5 295 (6.58%) Telecoms
6 174 (3.88%) Retail
7 104 (2.32%) Billing
7 104 (2.32%) Investment Banking
8 64 (1.43%) Publishing
9 59 (1.32%) Military
10 58 (1.29%) Advertising
11 55 (1.23%) Front Office
12 53 (1.18%) Back Office
13 52 (1.16%) Manufacturing
14 46 (1.03%) German Language
15 38 (0.85%) French Language
16 37 (0.82%) Financial Institution
17 20 (0.45%) Games
18 19 (0.42%) Pharmaceutical
19 18 (0.40%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 1110 (24.75%) Analyst
2 657 (14.65%) Developer
3 296 (6.60%) Project Manager
4 284 (6.33%) Consultant
5 282 (6.29%) Business Analyst
6 273 (6.09%) Architect
7 261 (5.82%) Support Analyst
8 175 (3.90%) Service Analyst
9 165 (3.68%) Service Desk Analyst
10 135 (3.01%) Administrator
11 114 (2.54%) Trainer
12 109 (2.43%) Applications Support
13 107 (2.39%) Senior Manager
14 102 (2.27%) Senior Analyst
15 98 (2.19%) SAP Consultant
16 97 (2.16%) C# Developer
17 95 (2.12%) Help Desk Analyst
18 91 (2.03%) Service Manager
19 88 (1.96%) IT Trainer
20 83 (1.85%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 432 (9.63%) .NET
2 253 (5.64%) HTML
3 194 (4.33%) ASP.NET
4 167 (3.72%) CSS
5 156 (3.48%) XML
6 136 (3.03%) Web Services
7 108 (2.41%) jQuery
8 105 (2.34%) HTML5
9 78 (1.74%) .NET Framework
10 69 (1.54%) WCF
10 69 (1.54%) J2EE
11 65 (1.45%) Spring
11 65 (1.45%) Ajax
12 42 (0.94%) Hibernate
12 42 (0.94%) XSLT
13 39 (0.87%) Middleware
13 39 (0.87%) WPF
14 37 (0.82%) CSS3
15 34 (0.76%) WinForms
16 33 (0.74%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 468 (10.43%) Analytical Skills
2 333 (7.42%) Management Information System
3 180 (4.01%) Blackberry
4 137 (3.05%) Computer Science
5 82 (1.83%) User Experience
6 66 (1.47%) Social Media
7 58 (1.29%) Enterprise Software
7 58 (1.29%) Clustering
7 58 (1.29%) E-Learning
8 57 (1.27%) Hedge funds
8 57 (1.27%) Credit Risk
9 51 (1.14%) Mathematics
10 50 (1.11%) Open Source
11 43 (0.96%) Visualisation
12 40 (0.89%) Data Integration
13 38 (0.85%) Derivative
14 36 (0.80%) PMI
15 35 (0.78%) Replication
15 35 (0.78%) Mobile App
16 34 (0.76%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 876 (19.53%) Windows
2 371 (8.27%) Windows 7
3 169 (3.77%) Linux
4 167 (3.72%) Windows XP
5 151 (3.37%) Windows Server 2008
6 108 (2.41%) Windows Server 2003
7 97 (2.16%) UNIX
8 79 (1.76%) Windows Server 2012
9 63 (1.40%) Windows 8
10 33 (0.74%) Android
11 32 (0.71%) Apple iOS
12 26 (0.58%) Solaris
13 21 (0.47%) AIX
14 20 (0.45%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 14 (0.31%) Ubuntu
16 12 (0.27%) CentOS
17 11 (0.25%) Mac OS X
18 5 (0.11%) Windows Vista
18 5 (0.11%) HPUX
19 4 (0.089%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 651 (14.52%) Project Management
2 603 (13.44%) ITIL
3 518 (11.55%) Agile Software Development
4 419 (9.34%) Risk Management
5 344 (7.67%) PRINCE2
5 344 (7.67%) Business Intelligence
6 305 (6.80%) Coaching
7 277 (6.18%) Stakeholder Management
8 273 (6.09%) Service Delivery
9 268 (5.98%) Business Development
10 265 (5.91%) Information Security
11 263 (5.86%) Change Management
12 243 (5.42%) CRM
13 242 (5.40%) Document Management
14 235 (5.24%) Business Analysis
15 206 (4.59%) Workflow
16 202 (4.50%) Data Management
17 194 (4.33%) Migration
17 194 (4.33%) ETL
18 192 (4.28%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 787 (17.55%) SQL
2 366 (8.16%) C#
3 226 (5.04%) JavaScript
4 220 (4.91%) T-SQL
5 206 (4.59%) Java
6 84 (1.87%) VBA
7 82 (1.83%) VB.NET
8 67 (1.49%) PHP
9 62 (1.38%) C
10 47 (1.05%) ABAP
11 44 (0.98%) VB
12 40 (0.89%) C++
13 38 (0.85%) PowerShell
14 30 (0.67%) VBScript
15 23 (0.51%) Python
16 18 (0.40%) XPath
17 15 (0.33%) Objective-C
18 14 (0.31%) Perl
19 13 (0.29%) PL/SQL
19 13 (0.29%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 672 (14.98%) Degree
2 159 (3.55%) Security Cleared
3 143 (3.19%) Microsoft Certification
4 134 (2.99%) CISSP
5 105 (2.34%) ITIL Certification
6 94 (2.10%) PMI Certification
7 92 (2.05%) SC Cleared
8 75 (1.67%) PMP
9 71 (1.58%) CISM
10 70 (1.56%) ISEB
11 68 (1.52%) MCSE
12 55 (1.23%) PRINCE2 Certification
13 50 (1.11%) MCSA
14 47 (1.05%) MCITP
15 45 (1.00%) MCP
15 45 (1.00%) Cisco Certification
16 37 (0.82%) MCTS
17 35 (0.78%) CEH
18 32 (0.71%) CISA
19 30 (0.67%) MBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 191 (4.26%) QA
2 174 (3.88%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 174 (3.88%) SLA
3 81 (1.81%) PCI DSS
4 37 (0.82%) ISO 14001
5 33 (0.74%) Data Quality
6 28 (0.62%) ISO 9001
7 24 (0.54%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 19 (0.42%) FATCA
9 16 (0.36%) COBIT
10 10 (0.22%) Dodd-Frank
11 9 (0.20%) COSO
12 7 (0.16%) MiFID
13 6 (0.13%) DO-178B
13 6 (0.13%) DO-254
13 6 (0.13%) Solvency II
13 6 (0.13%) EMIR
14 4 (0.089%) WCAG
15 3 (0.067%) P3O
16 2 (0.045%) Basel III
System Software
1 468 (10.43%) Active Directory
2 142 (3.17%) VMware Infrastructure
3 50 (1.11%) vSphere
4 47 (1.05%) XenApp
5 30 (0.67%) Hyper-V
6 17 (0.38%) Terminal Services
7 10 (0.22%) Firmware
7 10 (0.22%) XenDesktop
8 9 (0.20%) VMware ESXi
9 8 (0.18%) KVM
9 8 (0.18%) EMC RecoverPoint
10 7 (0.16%) NFS
11 6 (0.13%) Veritas Cluster Server
12 5 (0.11%) UAG
12 5 (0.11%) Varnish
13 4 (0.089%) PowerHA
13 4 (0.089%) VMware ESX
13 4 (0.089%) Microsoft App-V
14 3 (0.067%) Snort
14 3 (0.067%) Veritas Volume Manager
Systems Management
1 55 (1.23%) SCCM
2 35 (0.78%) HP Quality Center
3 18 (0.40%) SCOM
4 17 (0.38%) Puppet
5 13 (0.29%) Opscode Chef
6 12 (0.27%) WSUS
7 10 (0.22%) Cisco IPCC
8 7 (0.16%) Norton AntiVirus
8 7 (0.16%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
9 6 (0.13%) RepliStor
9 6 (0.13%) NetBackup
9 6 (0.13%) Control-M
10 5 (0.11%) Nagios
10 5 (0.11%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
10 5 (0.11%) Capistrano
11 4 (0.089%) ZABBIX
11 4 (0.089%) HAProxy
11 4 (0.089%) OpenView
11 4 (0.089%) Cisco CUCM
12 3 (0.067%) Cisco LMS
Vendors
1 1048 (23.37%) Microsoft
2 299 (6.67%) SAP
3 224 (4.99%) VMware
4 221 (4.93%) Oracle
5 213 (4.75%) Citrix
6 167 (3.72%) Cisco
7 145 (3.23%) IBM
8 112 (2.50%) HP
9 76 (1.69%) Informatica
10 61 (1.36%) LexisNexis
11 47 (1.05%) CheckPoint
12 45 (1.00%) Interwoven
13 40 (0.89%) Adobe
14 39 (0.87%) EMC
15 36 (0.80%) SolarWinds
16 33 (0.74%) Salesforce.com
17 31 (0.69%) webMethods
17 31 (0.69%) Apple
18 29 (0.65%) Symantec
19 28 (0.62%) Lotus
London
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + ben
Posted: 12 hours ago
Bradford, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £50,000 to £60,000 per annum plus additional benefits
Posted: 12 hours ago
Hatfield, Hertfordshire
Interact Consulting
Salary: 50-70k
Posted: 13 hours ago
Newbury, Berkshire
Parallel Consulting
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 13 hours ago
Harrow, Middlesex
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £35000 - £43000 per annum + car allowance, pension, benefits
Posted: 13 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + car allowance, pension, benefits
Posted: 13 hours ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Mortimer Spinks
Salary: £60000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: 13 hours ago
Cheshire
Salt
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum + 5K Car Allowance
Posted: 13 hours ago
London
Ashdown IT
Salary: £35000 per annum
Posted: 13 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £20000 - £28000 per annum
Posted: 13 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum plus additional benefits
Posted: 14 hours ago
London
Venturi
Salary: £38500 - £42500 per annum + Extensive Benfits
Posted: 15 hours ago
London
Venturi
Salary: £48000.00 - £52000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 15 hours ago
City, London
Senitor Associates
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 16 hours ago
North West London
Vodafone Group
Posted: 17 hours ago
Stockport, Cheshire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + Bonus and Benefits
Posted: 17 hours ago
North West London
Which?
Salary: c. £40,000
Posted: 18 hours ago
West London
OpenBet Technology
Salary: Competitive Salary and Company Benefits
Posted: 18 hours ago
West Yorkshire
Vertical IT
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 19 hours ago
West London
OpenBet Technology
Salary: Competitive Salary and Company Benefits
Posted: 19 hours ago