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 22 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
22 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Legal
UK
Rank 159 155 165
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +10
Permanent jobs citing Legal 1724 2151 1995
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 2.08% 2.14% 1.90%
As % of the General category 5.03% 4.89% 4.37%
Number of salaries quoted 1348 1578 1605
Median salary £49,000 £50,000 £46,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-2.00% +8.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £30,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £72,500 £72,500
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-7.77% +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
34302 44011 45672
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 41.32% 43.84% 43.59%
Number of salaries quoted 27630 35865 36662
Median salary £52,500 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,000 £30,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £82,500 £80,000 £80,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

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 22 January 2017 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 22 January 2017. 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 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 -5 1615 £50,000 - 266
London +11 945 £55,000 - 153
City of London +21 202 £55,000 +4.76% 53
South East -27 201 £47,500 -5.00% 31
North West -40 124 £40,000 -6.97% 27
Yorkshire +13 97 £36,000 -10.00% 13
East of England -12 95 £43,000 -4.44% 15
Manchester -21 90 £40,000 +1.91% 19
West Yorkshire +26 75 £37,500 -16.66% 7
West Midlands -12 68 £38,500 -1.28% 13
Leeds +47 56 £39,000 +16.41% 6
Hampshire +47 52 £57,500 +15.00% 14
Surrey -21 45 £53,750 +19.44% 10
East Midlands -24 42 £50,000 +11.11% 7
Hertfordshire +2 40 £36,250 -23.68% 6
Scotland +34 39 £53,000 +41.33% 12
Kent +26 39 £40,000 +6.66% 1
Birmingham -3 39 £35,000 -21.48% 4
Berkshire -21 39 £51,250 -10.86% 2
Northamptonshire -1 30 £50,000 +11.11% 4
South West -19 30 £45,000 +5.88% 7
Edinburgh +18 29 £47,500 +26.66% 5
Northampton +7 26 £50,000 +11.11% 3
Essex -1 24 £46,250 -15.90% 2
Chatham +6 19 £36,250 -
Farnborough +13 18 £60,000 +20.00% 6
Bradford +12 18 £27,500 -8.33% 1
Bristol -9 17 £42,500 -22.72% 2
Egham -10 16 - -
Reading +23 14 £44,500 -23.27%

Legal
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 January 2017, 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 1420 (39.35%) Finance
2 816 (22.61%) Microsoft
3 787 (21.81%) Law
4 717 (19.87%) SQL
5 677 (18.76%) Agile Software Development
6 623 (17.26%) Business Intelligence
7 589 (16.32%) Windows
8 575 (15.93%) MS Excel
9 570 (15.79%) Degree
10 545 (15.10%) SQL Server
11 487 (13.49%) Project Management
12 442 (12.25%) ITIL
13 439 (12.16%) .NET
14 432 (11.97%) MS Office
15 417 (11.55%) Stakeholder Management
16 385 (10.67%) Active Directory
17 373 (10.34%) C#
18 337 (9.34%) Risk Management
19 334 (9.25%) Analytical Skills
20 317 (8.78%) Information Security
21 293 (8.12%) JavaScript
22 292 (8.09%) Windows 7
23 290 (8.04%) T-SQL
24 275 (7.62%) Banking
25 274 (7.59%) Management Information System
26 271 (7.51%) Business Analysis
27 264 (7.32%) SQL Server Integration Services
28 262 (7.26%) SQL Server Reporting Services
28 262 (7.26%) HTML
29 245 (6.79%) Data Warehouse

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
1 151 (4.18%) SharePoint
2 80 (2.22%) MS Exchange
3 65 (1.80%) CMS
4 53 (1.47%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 47 (1.30%) SAS
6 42 (1.16%) Apache
7 40 (1.11%) Exchange Server 2010
8 32 (0.89%) WordPress
9 31 (0.86%) IIS
10 27 (0.75%) Skype for Business
11 26 (0.72%) Exchange Server 2013
12 23 (0.64%) Confluence
13 21 (0.58%) Apache Spark
14 19 (0.53%) SharePoint 2013
14 19 (0.53%) Umbraco
15 18 (0.50%) IBM Notes
16 17 (0.47%) NetWeaver
17 14 (0.39%) Adobe Experience Manager
17 14 (0.39%) SharePoint 2010
18 13 (0.36%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 575 (15.93%) MS Excel
2 432 (11.97%) MS Office
3 141 (3.91%) MS PowerPoint
4 69 (1.91%) MS Project
5 60 (1.66%) MS Visio
6 18 (0.50%) Acrobat
7 14 (0.39%) Photoshop
8 11 (0.30%) Spreadsheet
9 8 (0.22%) Adobe Illustrator
10 5 (0.14%) Camtasia
10 5 (0.14%) InDesign
10 5 (0.14%) SPSS
11 4 (0.11%) Simulink
12 3 (0.083%) Adobe Captivate
13 2 (0.055%) Adobe Creative Suite
13 2 (0.055%) GIMP
14 1 (0.028%) AutoCAD
14 1 (0.028%) HipChat
14 1 (0.028%) InVision
Business Applications
1 39 (1.08%) Dynamics CRM
2 37 (1.03%) Visualfiles
3 14 (0.39%) Adobe Campaign
3 14 (0.39%) SAP GRC
4 13 (0.36%) SAP CO
4 13 (0.36%) SAP ERP
4 13 (0.36%) SAP FI
4 13 (0.36%) SAP FI/CO
5 12 (0.33%) SAP CRM
5 12 (0.33%) WebTrends
6 11 (0.30%) SAP FSCM
7 10 (0.28%) Magento
8 9 (0.25%) JDE EnterpriseOne
8 9 (0.25%) Relativity
9 8 (0.22%) Veritas eDiscovery
10 7 (0.19%) OpenText MBPM
10 7 (0.19%) Oracle Financials
11 6 (0.17%) Oracle Cash Management
11 6 (0.17%) SAP HR
12 5 (0.14%) DocuMatrix
Cloud Services
1 196 (5.43%) Microsoft Azure
2 96 (2.66%) SaaS
3 90 (2.49%) Amazon AWS
4 67 (1.86%) Mimecast
5 56 (1.55%) Office 365
6 45 (1.25%) PaaS
7 39 (1.08%) IaaS
8 21 (0.58%) Google Analytics
9 18 (0.50%) Adobe Analytics
9 18 (0.50%) Google Cloud Platform
10 17 (0.47%) GitHub
11 14 (0.39%) Data Lake Analytics
12 9 (0.25%) Google App Engine
13 6 (0.17%) Amazon EC2
13 6 (0.17%) Cloud Computing
13 6 (0.17%) Google Tag Manager
14 4 (0.11%) Azure Active Directory
15 3 (0.083%) Amazon CloudWatch
15 3 (0.083%) Amazon EMR
15 3 (0.083%) AWS CloudFormation
Communications & Networking
1 150 (4.16%) VPN
2 129 (3.57%) Firewall
3 101 (2.80%) LAN
4 99 (2.74%) WAN
5 68 (1.88%) Internet
6 61 (1.69%) DNS
7 59 (1.63%) Wireless
8 54 (1.50%) Network Security
9 49 (1.36%) TCP/IP
10 46 (1.27%) VoIP
11 43 (1.19%) Intranet
12 42 (1.16%) SAN
13 37 (1.03%) DHCP
14 32 (0.89%) Intrusion Detection
15 27 (0.75%) Skype
16 23 (0.64%) WLAN
17 22 (0.61%) VLAN
18 20 (0.55%) Cisco ASA
18 20 (0.55%) SSL
19 19 (0.53%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 545 (15.10%) SQL Server
2 264 (7.32%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 262 (7.26%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 245 (6.79%) Data Warehouse
5 192 (5.32%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 138 (3.82%) Relational Database
7 119 (3.30%) Power BI
8 115 (3.19%) SQL Server 2008
9 108 (2.99%) Big Data
10 90 (2.49%) SQL Server 2014
11 67 (1.86%) QlikView
11 67 (1.86%) SQL Server 2012
12 65 (1.80%) Data Mining
13 64 (1.77%) MySQL
14 61 (1.69%) RDBMS
15 60 (1.66%) NoSQL
16 49 (1.36%) Hadoop
17 45 (1.25%) Azure SQL Database
18 43 (1.19%) SQL Server 2005
19 38 (1.05%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 89 (2.47%) Git (software)
2 80 (2.22%) Selenium
3 69 (1.91%) Visual Studio
4 57 (1.58%) JIRA
5 55 (1.52%) Team Foundation Server
6 43 (1.19%) SoapUI
7 38 (1.05%) Cucumber
8 35 (0.97%) HP UFT
9 28 (0.78%) Jenkins
9 28 (0.78%) LoadRunner
10 26 (0.72%) Eclipse
11 23 (0.64%) Grunt
12 22 (0.61%) gulp
13 20 (0.55%) Subversion
14 18 (0.50%) SpecFlow
15 13 (0.36%) MSI
15 13 (0.36%) WebDriver
16 12 (0.33%) JUnit
16 12 (0.33%) Maven
16 12 (0.33%) PhantomJS
General
1 1420 (39.35%) Finance
2 787 (21.81%) Law
3 275 (7.62%) Banking
4 214 (5.93%) Marketing
5 202 (5.60%) Retail
6 145 (4.02%) Telecoms
7 62 (1.72%) Back Office
8 60 (1.66%) Investment Banking
9 55 (1.52%) Publishing
10 53 (1.47%) Billing
11 47 (1.30%) Games
12 36 (1.00%) Advertising
13 31 (0.86%) Manufacturing
14 28 (0.78%) Aerospace
14 28 (0.78%) Pharmaceutical
15 27 (0.75%) Corporate Banking
16 17 (0.47%) Financial Institution
16 17 (0.47%) German Language
17 14 (0.39%) Automotive
17 14 (0.39%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 903 (25.02%) Analyst
2 566 (15.68%) Developer
3 252 (6.98%) Project Manager
4 237 (6.57%) Business Analyst
5 222 (6.15%) Service Analyst
6 200 (5.54%) Service Desk Analyst
7 199 (5.51%) Consultant
8 195 (5.40%) IT Manager
9 193 (5.35%) Architect
10 178 (4.93%) .NET Developer
11 160 (4.43%) Support Analyst
12 141 (3.91%) IT Analyst
13 128 (3.55%) SQL Developer
14 127 (3.52%) C# Developer
15 115 (3.19%) Security Manager
16 107 (2.96%) IT Support
17 101 (2.80%) Legal Analyst
18 99 (2.74%) Junior
19 97 (2.69%) C# .NET Developer
20 85 (2.36%) Business Intelligence Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 439 (12.16%) .NET
2 262 (7.26%) HTML
3 181 (5.02%) CSS
4 168 (4.66%) ASP.NET
5 130 (3.60%) .NET Framework
6 123 (3.41%) HTML5
7 104 (2.88%) AngularJS
8 103 (2.85%) ASP.NET MVC
9 97 (2.69%) XML
10 86 (2.38%) MDX
11 81 (2.24%) jQuery
12 76 (2.11%) Web Services
13 69 (1.91%) ASP.NET Web API
14 56 (1.55%) CSS3
15 51 (1.41%) WCF
16 38 (1.05%) React
17 37 (1.03%) RESTful
18 36 (1.00%) SOAP
19 33 (0.91%) Entity Framework
20 31 (0.86%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 334 (9.25%) Analytical Skills
2 274 (7.59%) Management Information System
3 133 (3.69%) Computer Science
4 98 (2.72%) User Experience
5 96 (2.66%) Data Centre
6 84 (2.33%) iPad
7 83 (2.30%) Visualisation
8 75 (2.08%) Blackberry
9 72 (2.00%) Fintech
10 62 (1.72%) Mathematics
11 54 (1.50%) e-Learning
12 40 (1.11%) PMI
13 39 (1.08%) Hybrid Cloud
14 37 (1.03%) Video Conferencing
14 37 (1.03%) Virtual Team
15 35 (0.97%) iPhone
16 32 (0.89%) Clustering
17 31 (0.86%) Data Integration
18 29 (0.80%) Replication
19 28 (0.78%) Derivative
Operating Systems
1 589 (16.32%) Windows
2 292 (8.09%) Windows 7
3 165 (4.57%) Linux
4 126 (3.49%) Windows Server
5 74 (2.05%) Windows Server 2012
6 68 (1.88%) Windows Server 2008
7 58 (1.61%) Unix
8 53 (1.47%) Windows 10
9 42 (1.16%) Windows 8
10 31 (0.86%) Android
11 24 (0.67%) Windows XP
12 23 (0.64%) Mac OS X
13 22 (0.61%) Windows Server 2003
14 13 (0.36%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 10 (0.28%) CentOS
16 6 (0.17%) Solaris
17 5 (0.14%) Apple iOS
17 5 (0.14%) Windows Phone
18 3 (0.083%) HPUX
18 3 (0.083%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 677 (18.76%) Agile Software Development
2 623 (17.26%) Business Intelligence
3 487 (13.49%) Project Management
4 442 (12.25%) ITIL
5 417 (11.55%) Stakeholder Management
6 337 (9.34%) Risk Management
7 317 (8.78%) Information Security
8 271 (7.51%) Business Analysis
9 222 (6.15%) Analytics
10 217 (6.01%) Continuous Improvement
11 215 (5.96%) PRINCE2
12 207 (5.74%) Service Management
13 192 (5.32%) MVC
14 185 (5.13%) Case Management
15 178 (4.93%) Coaching
16 174 (4.82%) Scrum
17 173 (4.79%) Document Management
18 169 (4.68%) CRM
19 167 (4.63%) Change Management
20 164 (4.54%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 717 (19.87%) SQL
2 373 (10.34%) C#
3 293 (8.12%) JavaScript
4 290 (8.04%) T-SQL
5 189 (5.24%) Java
6 144 (3.99%) Python
7 85 (2.36%) C
8 62 (1.72%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
8 62 (1.72%) PHP
9 57 (1.58%) PowerShell
10 51 (1.41%) VB.NET
11 48 (1.33%) C++
12 47 (1.30%) Ruby
13 45 (1.25%) R
14 39 (1.08%) VBA
15 37 (1.03%) VB
16 36 (1.00%) Perl
17 26 (0.72%) Bash Shell
18 19 (0.53%) Shell Script
19 17 (0.47%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 570 (15.79%) Degree
2 188 (5.21%) CISSP
3 143 (3.96%) CISM
4 140 (3.88%) ISEB
5 132 (3.66%) CISA
6 108 (2.99%) Security Cleared
7 102 (2.83%) Microsoft Certification
8 79 (2.19%) Cisco Certification
9 69 (1.91%) PMI Certification
10 68 (1.88%) ITIL Certification
11 62 (1.72%) SC Cleared
12 61 (1.69%) ISTQB
13 46 (1.27%) CCNP
14 45 (1.25%) PMP
15 38 (1.05%) CCNA
16 36 (1.00%) DV Cleared
17 32 (0.89%) PRINCE2 Certification
18 31 (0.86%) CEH
18 31 (0.86%) CRISC
18 31 (0.86%) MOS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 203 (5.62%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 172 (4.77%) SLA
3 140 (3.88%) QA
4 60 (1.66%) Data Quality
5 58 (1.61%) PCI DSS
6 31 (0.86%) COBIT
7 28 (0.78%) MiFID
8 19 (0.53%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 18 (0.50%) Solvency II
10 17 (0.47%) ISO 14001
11 16 (0.44%) ISO27002
12 15 (0.42%) EMIR
13 14 (0.39%) HIPAA
14 12 (0.33%) WCAG
15 11 (0.30%) FATCA
15 11 (0.30%) ISO22301
15 11 (0.30%) PMBOK
16 9 (0.25%) GDPR
17 6 (0.17%) P3O
18 5 (0.14%) HMG Security Policy Framework
System Software
1 385 (10.67%) Active Directory
2 99 (2.74%) VMware Infrastructure
3 40 (1.11%) Hyper-V
4 27 (0.75%) vSphere
5 26 (0.72%) XenApp
6 18 (0.50%) Docker
7 15 (0.42%) Firmware
8 13 (0.36%) Microsoft App-V
9 10 (0.28%) VMware ESXi
10 9 (0.25%) Xen
11 8 (0.22%) VMware ESX
12 7 (0.19%) DFS Replication
12 7 (0.19%) HDFS
12 7 (0.19%) VMware Server
13 4 (0.11%) vCloud
13 4 (0.11%) Virtual Machines
14 3 (0.083%) ISA Server
14 3 (0.083%) NDS
14 3 (0.083%) NetIQ eDirectory
14 3 (0.083%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 37 (1.03%) SCCM
2 15 (0.42%) Perfmon
3 13 (0.36%) Failover Clustering
3 13 (0.36%) SCOM
4 12 (0.33%) Ambari
5 11 (0.30%) Cisco CUCM
6 10 (0.28%) HP Quality Center
7 8 (0.22%) Kubernetes
8 7 (0.19%) Ansible
8 7 (0.19%) EnCase
8 7 (0.19%) QRadar
9 6 (0.17%) CSIRT
9 6 (0.17%) Opscode Chef
9 6 (0.17%) Puppet
10 5 (0.14%) FortiGate
10 5 (0.14%) HAProxy
10 5 (0.14%) WSUS
11 4 (0.11%) FTK
11 4 (0.11%) Nessus
11 4 (0.11%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 816 (22.61%) Microsoft
2 207 (5.74%) Citrix
3 192 (5.32%) Cisco
4 157 (4.35%) VMware
5 148 (4.10%) iManage
6 134 (3.71%) SAP
7 128 (3.55%) Oracle
8 96 (2.66%) Tableau
9 76 (2.11%) Mitel
10 67 (1.86%) Google
11 56 (1.55%) HP
12 37 (1.03%) Adobe
13 36 (1.00%) Salesforce.com
14 30 (0.83%) CheckPoint
15 27 (0.75%) Apple
16 24 (0.67%) Informatica
16 24 (0.67%) Juniper
17 20 (0.55%) Avaya
18 18 (0.50%) Cognos
18 18 (0.50%) NetApp
Leamington Spa, Warwickshire
Erin Associates
Salary: £44000 - £45000 per annum + Pension, healthcare, etc
Posted: 12 hours ago
City, London
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Redhill, Surrey
RBW Consulting
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Poole, Dorset
Ashdown IT
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Marcus Donald People
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum, Benefits Basic + Company Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Jagger Talent
Salary: From £35,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Hatfield, Hertfordshire
JM
Salary: £35000 - £35001 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Basingstoke, Hampshire
Venturi
Salary: £55000 - £60000 per annum + bonus
Posted: 4 days ago
Macclesfield, Cheshire
Douglas-Scott
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum + Good Package
Posted: 3 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Network ITR
Salary: £26000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Central London / West End
Latcom Ltd
Salary: From £55,000 to £65,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Streamline Connections
Salary: £65000 - £80000 per annum + Great package
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Involved Solutions Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Jagger Talent
Salary: From £25,000 to £30,000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Borders
CGI
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Plan-net
Salary: Market rate
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Venturi
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Plan-net
Salary: Unspecified Market rate
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Oscar
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £50000.00 per annum + p
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Venturi
Salary: £55000 - £65000.00 per annum + bonus +Full bens
Posted: 3 days ago
Hinckley, Leicestershire
Sopra Steria Recruitment
Salary: From £40,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Streamline Connections
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Venturi
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Eutopia Solutions Ltd
Salary: £35000.00 - £45000.00 per annum + package & bonus
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Streamline Connections
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
South East London
EY
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Involved Solutions Ltd
Salary: £28000.00 - £30000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago