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

Location
3 months to
27 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Legal
Rank 150 151 166
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +15
Permanent jobs citing Legal 2046 1975 1882
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 1.94% 1.90% 1.70%
As % of the General category 4.46% 4.34% 3.93%
Number of salaries quoted 1639 1493 1451
Average salary £47,500 £47,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +18.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £28,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £77,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £37,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +8.10%

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
45874 45519 47853
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 43.53% 43.88% 43.24%
Number of salaries quoted 36839 35277 39613
Average salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £78,000 £75,000 £80,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £43,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+4.65% +1.17%

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 27 January 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 27 January 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 1977 £47,500 - 329
London +21 1097 £50,000 -4.76% 168
South East -47 312 £47,500 -5.00% 50
City of London +7 276 £52,500 -2.77% 60
Yorkshire -17 122 £42,500 +34.92% 25
North West -25 115 £32,500 -7.14% 31
West Yorkshire +23 112 £42,500 +21.42% 21
South West -2 112 £32,500 -13.33% 21
Berkshire +22 108 £60,000 +14.28% 13
East of England +41 104 £47,500 -5.00% 13
Surrey -43 93 £43,750 -2.77% 11
Leeds +19 87 £42,500 +33.85% 14
Bristol -2 84 £32,500 -13.33% 10
Manchester -39 70 £27,500 -21.42% 21
West Midlands -15 66 £35,413 -11.46% 7
East Midlands +38 56 £55,000 +11.11% 10
Egham -5 51 - - 2
Essex +24 49 £49,000 +30.66% 4
Reading -2 39 £62,500 +17.92% 2
Hampshire -35 37 £37,500 -25.00% 7
Buckinghamshire -6 33 £42,500 - 5
Cheshire +14 32 £45,000 +11.11% 5
Birmingham -19 29 £39,000 -2.50% 2
Bracknell +10 24 £60,000 - 2
Northamptonshire -2 23 £55,000 +15.78% 3
Cambridgeshire +20 22 £22,250 -40.66% 4
Northampton -3 21 £55,000 +15.78% 2
Oxfordshire +16 20 £72,500 +28.88% 3
Milton Keynes +4 20 £50,000 +28.20% 4
Hertfordshire -12 20 £60,000 +20.00% 3

Legal
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 January 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 1598 (37.26%) Finance
2 1008 (23.50%) Microsoft
3 984 (22.94%) Law
4 859 (20.03%) Windows
5 755 (17.60%) MS Excel
6 753 (17.56%) SQL
7 695 (16.20%) MS Office
8 664 (15.48%) Degree
9 612 (14.27%) Project Management
10 579 (13.50%) SQL Server
11 564 (13.15%) ITIL
12 485 (11.31%) Analytical Skills
13 454 (10.59%) Active Directory
14 448 (10.45%) Agile Software Development
15 420 (9.79%) Banking
16 407 (9.49%) .NET
17 401 (9.35%) Risk Management
18 356 (8.30%) Business Intelligence
19 350 (8.16%) Windows 7
20 345 (8.04%) C#
21 330 (7.69%) Marketing
22 319 (7.44%) Management Information System
23 316 (7.37%) PRINCE2
24 296 (6.90%) Telecoms
25 276 (6.44%) SharePoint
26 273 (6.37%) Service Delivery
26 273 (6.37%) Business Development
27 262 (6.11%) Stakeholder Management
27 262 (6.11%) Coaching
28 261 (6.09%) SAP

Legal
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 27 January 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
1 276 (6.44%) SharePoint
2 191 (4.45%) MS Exchange
3 109 (2.54%) WorkSite
4 95 (2.21%) Exchange Server 2010
5 93 (2.17%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 93 (2.17%) IIS
6 43 (1.00%) CMS
7 42 (0.98%) SharePoint 2013
8 36 (0.84%) Lync
8 36 (0.84%) SharePoint 2010
9 33 (0.77%) WebSphere
10 32 (0.75%) Exchange Server 2007
10 32 (0.75%) Exchange Server 2013
11 31 (0.72%) Tomcat
12 30 (0.70%) SAS
13 25 (0.58%) Apache
14 22 (0.51%) WebLogic
14 22 (0.51%) Exchange Server 2003
15 20 (0.47%) JBoss
15 20 (0.47%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 755 (17.60%) MS Excel
2 695 (16.20%) MS Office
3 210 (4.90%) MS PowerPoint
4 98 (2.28%) MS Visio
5 76 (1.77%) MS Project
6 34 (0.79%) Spreadsheet
7 14 (0.33%) Photoshop
8 13 (0.30%) InfoPath
9 10 (0.23%) Acrobat
10 6 (0.14%) Adobe Captivate
11 5 (0.12%) SPSS
11 5 (0.12%) PowerPivot
12 4 (0.093%) Pro/ENGINEER
13 3 (0.070%) InDesign
13 3 (0.070%) FastStats
13 3 (0.070%) Final Cut Pro
13 3 (0.070%) Fireworks
13 3 (0.070%) AutoCAD
14 2 (0.047%) Adobe Illustrator
15 1 (0.023%) Adobe After Effects
Business Applications
1 48 (1.12%) Dynamics CRM
2 37 (0.86%) SAP CO
2 37 (0.86%) SAP FI
2 37 (0.86%) SAP FI/CO
3 35 (0.82%) Visualfiles
4 29 (0.68%) SAP FSCM
5 20 (0.47%) SAP MDM
6 18 (0.42%) Dynamics AX
7 12 (0.28%) SAP MM
7 12 (0.28%) Agresso
8 10 (0.23%) SAP BPC
9 7 (0.16%) SiteCatalyst
9 7 (0.16%) SAP ERP
10 6 (0.14%) Oracle EBS
11 5 (0.12%) Google Analytics
11 5 (0.12%) Cognos TM1
12 4 (0.093%) SAP CRM
12 4 (0.093%) Oracle Financials
12 4 (0.093%) PeopleSoft HRMS
12 4 (0.093%) Sage 200
Cloud Services
1 69 (1.61%) SaaS
2 28 (0.65%) Microsoft Azure
3 20 (0.47%) IBM Blueworks
4 19 (0.44%) Office 365
4 19 (0.44%) Cloud Computing
5 13 (0.30%) IaaS
6 11 (0.26%) GitHub
7 9 (0.21%) Amazon AWS
8 5 (0.12%) SuccessFactors
9 4 (0.093%) Google Apps
10 3 (0.070%) Google Cloud Platform
10 3 (0.070%) Amazon EC2
10 3 (0.070%) Google App Engine
11 1 (0.023%) Taleo
11 1 (0.023%) PaaS
11 1 (0.023%) Rackspace Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 155 (3.61%) Firewall
2 120 (2.80%) TCP/IP
3 112 (2.61%) WAN
4 101 (2.35%) DNS
5 99 (2.31%) SAN
6 91 (2.12%) Wireless
7 90 (2.10%) Internet
8 80 (1.87%) LAN
9 79 (1.84%) VPN
10 69 (1.61%) Intranet
10 69 (1.61%) Network Security
11 68 (1.59%) DHCP
12 56 (1.31%) VoIP
13 31 (0.72%) VLAN
14 30 (0.70%) Cisco ASA
15 25 (0.58%) MPLS
16 23 (0.54%) NAS
17 21 (0.49%) Extranet
18 19 (0.44%) IP Telephony
18 19 (0.44%) Cisco Nexus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 579 (13.50%) SQL Server
2 259 (6.04%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 203 (4.73%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 117 (2.73%) Data Warehouse
5 109 (2.54%) SQL Server 2008
6 97 (2.26%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 62 (1.45%) Relational Database
8 60 (1.40%) Big Data
9 57 (1.33%) SQL Server 2005
10 54 (1.26%) SAP Data Services
11 52 (1.21%) DataStage
12 51 (1.19%) MySQL
13 49 (1.14%) QlikView
14 47 (1.10%) SQL Server 2012
15 36 (0.84%) RDBMS
16 35 (0.82%) Crystal Reports
17 32 (0.75%) NoSQL
18 30 (0.70%) SQL Server 2000
19 29 (0.68%) Oracle Database
20 28 (0.65%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 73 (1.70%) Visual Studio
2 54 (1.26%) Team Foundation Server
3 47 (1.10%) Git (software)
4 38 (0.89%) Subversion
5 31 (0.72%) JIRA
6 24 (0.56%) Selenium
7 20 (0.47%) Maven
7 20 (0.47%) Jenkins
8 18 (0.42%) Rational DOORS
9 16 (0.37%) QuickTest Pro
9 16 (0.37%) Eclipse
10 15 (0.35%) Hudson
11 14 (0.33%) Talend Open Studio
12 13 (0.30%) LSMW
13 12 (0.28%) Cucumber
13 12 (0.28%) JUnit
13 12 (0.28%) LoadRunner
14 8 (0.19%) JDeveloper
14 8 (0.19%) Axure RP
15 7 (0.16%) Ant
General
1 1598 (37.26%) Finance
2 984 (22.94%) Law
3 420 (9.79%) Banking
4 330 (7.69%) Marketing
5 296 (6.90%) Telecoms
6 177 (4.13%) Retail
7 110 (2.56%) Investment Banking
8 108 (2.52%) Billing
9 65 (1.52%) Publishing
10 59 (1.38%) Advertising
11 57 (1.33%) Military
12 55 (1.28%) German Language
13 54 (1.26%) Back Office
14 49 (1.14%) Front Office
15 44 (1.03%) French Language
16 42 (0.98%) Financial Institution
17 41 (0.96%) Manufacturing
18 18 (0.42%) Games
18 18 (0.42%) Local Government
19 16 (0.37%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 1047 (24.41%) Analyst
2 593 (13.83%) Developer
3 292 (6.81%) Business Analyst
4 284 (6.62%) Consultant
5 272 (6.34%) Architect
6 258 (6.02%) Project Manager
7 236 (5.50%) Support Analyst
8 155 (3.61%) Service Analyst
9 144 (3.36%) Service Desk Analyst
10 124 (2.89%) Administrator
11 112 (2.61%) Applications Support
12 100 (2.33%) Senior Manager
12 100 (2.33%) C# Developer
13 99 (2.31%) Senior Analyst
14 92 (2.15%) Trainer
15 89 (2.08%) Senior Developer
15 89 (2.08%) Service Manager
15 89 (2.08%) Team Leader
16 84 (1.96%) SAP Consultant
17 77 (1.80%) Data Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 407 (9.49%) .NET
2 227 (5.29%) HTML
3 187 (4.36%) ASP.NET
4 141 (3.29%) CSS
5 136 (3.17%) XML
6 120 (2.80%) Web Services
7 98 (2.28%) HTML5
8 90 (2.10%) jQuery
9 80 (1.87%) .NET Framework
10 70 (1.63%) WCF
10 70 (1.63%) Spring
11 62 (1.45%) J2EE
12 46 (1.07%) Ajax
13 44 (1.03%) Hibernate
14 42 (0.98%) WPF
15 38 (0.89%) ASP.NET MVC
15 38 (0.89%) CSS3
16 35 (0.82%) AngularJS
17 31 (0.72%) WinForms
18 30 (0.70%) Backbone.js
Miscellaneous
1 485 (11.31%) Analytical Skills
2 319 (7.44%) Management Information System
3 180 (4.20%) Blackberry
4 137 (3.19%) Computer Science
5 87 (2.03%) User Experience
6 67 (1.56%) Social Media
7 62 (1.45%) Enterprise Software
8 58 (1.35%) Hedge funds
9 51 (1.19%) Visualisation
10 50 (1.17%) Clustering
10 50 (1.17%) E-Learning
11 49 (1.14%) Credit Risk
12 47 (1.10%) Open Source
13 46 (1.07%) Mathematics
14 41 (0.96%) Data Integration
15 36 (0.84%) Derivative
16 31 (0.72%) Statistics
16 31 (0.72%) PMI
16 31 (0.72%) Mobile App
17 27 (0.63%) PDA
Operating Systems
1 859 (20.03%) Windows
2 350 (8.16%) Windows 7
3 163 (3.80%) Windows XP
4 159 (3.71%) Windows Server 2008
5 148 (3.45%) Linux
6 109 (2.54%) Windows Server 2003
7 88 (2.05%) UNIX
7 88 (2.05%) Windows Server 2012
8 54 (1.26%) Windows 8
9 33 (0.77%) Android
10 30 (0.70%) Apple iOS
11 20 (0.47%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 15 (0.35%) Solaris
13 13 (0.30%) Ubuntu
14 12 (0.28%) CentOS
15 10 (0.23%) Mac OS X
16 8 (0.19%) AIX
17 6 (0.14%) Windows Vista
18 4 (0.093%) Windows 2000 Server
19 2 (0.047%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 612 (14.27%) Project Management
2 564 (13.15%) ITIL
3 448 (10.45%) Agile Software Development
4 401 (9.35%) Risk Management
5 356 (8.30%) Business Intelligence
6 316 (7.37%) PRINCE2
7 273 (6.37%) Service Delivery
7 273 (6.37%) Business Development
8 262 (6.11%) Stakeholder Management
8 262 (6.11%) Coaching
9 254 (5.92%) Information Security
10 236 (5.50%) CRM
11 235 (5.48%) Change Management
12 232 (5.41%) Business Analysis
13 226 (5.27%) Document Management
14 193 (4.50%) Workflow
14 193 (4.50%) Data Management
15 188 (4.38%) ETL
16 179 (4.17%) Migration
17 170 (3.96%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 753 (17.56%) SQL
2 345 (8.04%) C#
3 217 (5.06%) T-SQL
4 199 (4.64%) Java
5 194 (4.52%) JavaScript
6 78 (1.82%) VBA
7 73 (1.70%) C
8 62 (1.45%) VB.NET
9 55 (1.28%) PHP
10 40 (0.93%) VB
11 39 (0.91%) PowerShell
12 31 (0.72%) C++
13 30 (0.70%) Python
14 27 (0.63%) ABAP
15 20 (0.47%) VBScript
16 14 (0.33%) PL/SQL
16 14 (0.33%) XPath
17 13 (0.30%) Shell Script
17 13 (0.30%) Bash Shell
18 11 (0.26%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 664 (15.48%) Degree
2 142 (3.31%) Security Cleared
3 132 (3.08%) Microsoft Certification
4 119 (2.77%) CISSP
5 100 (2.33%) ITIL Certification
6 83 (1.94%) PMI Certification
7 81 (1.89%) SC Cleared
8 73 (1.70%) ISEB
9 71 (1.66%) CISM
10 69 (1.61%) MCSE
11 65 (1.52%) PMP
12 51 (1.19%) Cisco Certification
13 48 (1.12%) MCITP
14 47 (1.10%) MCSA
14 47 (1.10%) MCP
15 44 (1.03%) PRINCE2 Certification
16 36 (0.84%) CCNA
17 34 (0.79%) MCTS
18 29 (0.68%) ISTQB
19 28 (0.65%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 182 (4.24%) QA
2 180 (4.20%) SLA
3 141 (3.29%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 78 (1.82%) PCI DSS
5 38 (0.89%) Data Quality
6 33 (0.77%) ISO 14001
7 25 (0.58%) ISO 9001
8 22 (0.51%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 20 (0.47%) FATCA
10 14 (0.33%) COBIT
11 10 (0.23%) Dodd-Frank
12 8 (0.19%) MiFID
13 7 (0.16%) COSO
13 7 (0.16%) Solvency II
13 7 (0.16%) EMIR
14 6 (0.14%) DO-178B
14 6 (0.14%) DO-254
15 4 (0.093%) ISO/IEC 20000
16 3 (0.070%) P3O
17 2 (0.047%) BS25999
System Software
1 454 (10.59%) Active Directory
2 149 (3.47%) VMware Infrastructure
3 59 (1.38%) vSphere
4 50 (1.17%) XenApp
5 34 (0.79%) Hyper-V
6 16 (0.37%) Terminal Services
7 11 (0.26%) XenDesktop
8 10 (0.23%) Firmware
9 9 (0.21%) VMware ESXi
10 8 (0.19%) EMC RecoverPoint
11 7 (0.16%) Snort
12 6 (0.14%) Microsoft Virtual Server
12 6 (0.14%) NFS
13 5 (0.12%) Veritas Cluster Server
14 4 (0.093%) KVM
14 4 (0.093%) Citrix Presentation Server
15 3 (0.070%) VMware Server
15 3 (0.070%) Veritas Volume Manager
15 3 (0.070%) XenServer
15 3 (0.070%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 62 (1.45%) SCCM
2 35 (0.82%) HP Quality Center
3 19 (0.44%) SCOM
3 19 (0.44%) Puppet
4 15 (0.35%) Opscode Chef
5 12 (0.28%) WSUS
6 10 (0.23%) Cisco IPCC
7 9 (0.21%) Norton AntiVirus
8 6 (0.14%) RepliStor
8 6 (0.14%) NetBackup
9 5 (0.12%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
9 5 (0.12%) Nagios
9 5 (0.12%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
10 4 (0.093%) Control-M
10 4 (0.093%) Cisco CUCM
11 3 (0.070%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
11 3 (0.070%) Cisco LMS
11 3 (0.070%) ZENworks
11 3 (0.070%) Backup Exec
11 3 (0.070%) MOM
Vendors
1 1008 (23.50%) Microsoft
2 261 (6.09%) SAP
3 219 (5.11%) VMware
4 214 (4.99%) Citrix
5 203 (4.73%) Oracle
6 173 (4.03%) Cisco
7 125 (2.91%) IBM
8 120 (2.80%) HP
9 77 (1.80%) Informatica
10 47 (1.10%) CheckPoint
11 45 (1.05%) EMC
12 41 (0.96%) LexisNexis
13 34 (0.79%) Interwoven
14 31 (0.72%) Symantec
15 30 (0.70%) Dell
16 29 (0.68%) Juniper
16 29 (0.68%) Adobe
16 29 (0.68%) Apple
16 29 (0.68%) SolarWinds
17 27 (0.63%) Red Hat
London
Harnham
Salary: £42000 - £52000 per annum + bonuses and benefits
Posted: 12 hours ago
London
Information Technology Services
Salary: £55k - 65k per year + Benefits
Posted: 13 hours ago
London
Information Technology Services
Salary: £35k - 42k per year + Benefits
Posted: 13 hours ago
East London
Experis Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + 10% Bonus, Pension, Health, etc.
Posted: 14 hours ago
Leeds
Vertu Motors
Posted: 14 hours ago
Reigate, Surrey
Venturi
Salary: £45000.00 - £55000.00 per annum + benefits & bonus
Posted: 15 hours ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
SLS Recruitment
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 15 hours ago
London
Selecture
Salary: Bonus + Benefits Package + Pension
Posted: 15 hours ago
Bath, Avon
SLS Recruitment
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 15 hours ago
City, London
SLS Recruitment
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 15 hours ago
City, London
SLS Recruitment
Salary: £27000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 15 hours ago
London
Selecture
Salary: Bonus + Benefits Package + Pension
Posted: 16 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £20000 - £27000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 16 hours ago
City, London
TRG
Salary: £50000 - £55000 Per Annum
Posted: 17 hours ago
London
Selecture
Salary: Bonus + Benefits Package + Pension
Posted: 17 hours ago
London
Fusion Experience
Salary: Up to £32,000 per annum
Posted: 17 hours ago
London
Eames Consulting
Posted: 18 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
Sanderson
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 18 hours ago
City, London
ComputAppoint
Salary: excellent benefits
Posted: 20 hours ago