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 4 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
4 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Legal
Rank 176 158 169
Rank change year-on-year
-18 +11
Permanent jobs citing Legal 1725 2205 2125
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 1.93% 2.05% 1.85%
As % of the General category 4.68% 4.63% 4.28%
Number of salaries quoted 1358 1612 1699
Median salary £48,000 £50,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-4.00% +11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £73,100 £72,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £43,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-2.29% +2.35%

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
36897 47667 49658
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 41.25% 44.30% 43.33%
Number of salaries quoted 29659 38321 39625
Median salary £52,500 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £30,791 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £85,000 £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 4 December 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 4 December 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 -16 1648 £49,000 -2.00% 227
London 0 958 £57,500 +9.52% 125
South East +4 224 £45,000 -13.46% 24
City of London +21 198 £55,000 +10.00% 37
North West -41 138 £38,500 -12.50% 24
Yorkshire +34 109 £40,000 +3.22% 14
West Yorkshire +35 95 £40,000 - 8
Manchester -44 90 £37,500 -6.25% 16
East of England -19 70 £52,500 +22.09% 8
Leeds +41 64 £38,000 +8.57% 5
Berkshire +26 62 £44,000 -26.66% 7
West Midlands -21 62 £38,500 +7.69% 13
Hampshire +41 61 £47,500 - 3
Surrey -31 49 £57,500 +47.43% 4
East Midlands -13 36 £52,500 +23.52% 7
South West -40 33 £47,500 +12.42% 9
Reading +56 32 £44,000 -23.47% 1
Hertfordshire +22 32 £42,500 +21.42% 4
Northamptonshire +8 28 £51,250 +20.58% 4
Bradford +10 25 £41,250 -8.33% 1
Northampton +12 24 £52,500 +23.52% 2
Lancashire +15 22 £38,500 +75.00% 1
Bristol -19 22 £47,500 -9.52% 6
Kent +34 21 £40,000 -27.27% 4
Scotland +27 21 £45,232 +20.61% 8
Birmingham -20 21 £38,500 +18.46% 5
Cheshire +11 18 £46,750 -15.00% 3
Buckinghamshire -1 16 £34,500 -31.00% 3
Egham -8 16 - -
Essex -19 15 £55,000 +10.00%

Legal
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 4 December 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 1488 (38.98%) Finance
2 887 (23.24%) Microsoft
3 836 (21.90%) Law
4 719 (18.84%) SQL
5 677 (17.74%) Agile Software Development
6 635 (16.64%) Windows
7 626 (16.40%) MS Excel
8 614 (16.09%) Business Intelligence
9 594 (15.56%) SQL Server
10 586 (15.35%) Degree
11 559 (14.65%) Project Management
12 533 (13.96%) ITIL
13 483 (12.65%) .NET
14 470 (12.31%) MS Office
15 452 (11.84%) Stakeholder Management
16 422 (11.06%) Active Directory
17 393 (10.30%) C#
18 345 (9.04%) Analytical Skills
19 335 (8.78%) Information Security
20 315 (8.25%) Risk Management
21 311 (8.15%) Windows 7
22 304 (7.96%) JavaScript
23 281 (7.36%) Management Information System
24 280 (7.34%) T-SQL
25 275 (7.20%) SQL Server Reporting Services
26 268 (7.02%) SQL Server Integration Services
27 261 (6.84%) PRINCE2
28 258 (6.76%) HTML
29 248 (6.50%) Citrix
29 248 (6.50%) Cisco

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
1 200 (5.24%) SharePoint
2 86 (2.25%) MS Exchange
3 69 (1.81%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 61 (1.60%) CMS
5 50 (1.31%) SharePoint 2013
6 46 (1.21%) Exchange Server 2010
6 46 (1.21%) IIS
7 45 (1.18%) Apache
8 32 (0.84%) Exchange Server 2013
9 31 (0.81%) SharePoint 2010
10 30 (0.79%) SAS
11 29 (0.76%) Skype for Business
12 26 (0.68%) WordPress
13 24 (0.63%) Apache Spark
14 23 (0.60%) IBM Notes
15 17 (0.45%) NetWeaver
16 16 (0.42%) OpenStack
16 16 (0.42%) Umbraco
17 15 (0.39%) Confluence
17 15 (0.39%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 626 (16.40%) MS Excel
2 470 (12.31%) MS Office
3 137 (3.59%) MS PowerPoint
4 83 (2.17%) MS Project
5 69 (1.81%) MS Visio
6 21 (0.55%) Acrobat
7 15 (0.39%) Spreadsheet
8 13 (0.34%) Photoshop
9 6 (0.16%) Adobe Illustrator
9 6 (0.16%) InDesign
10 4 (0.10%) Adobe Creative Suite
10 4 (0.10%) Simulink
10 4 (0.10%) SPSS
11 3 (0.079%) GIMP
12 2 (0.052%) Adobe Captivate
13 1 (0.026%) AutoCAD
13 1 (0.026%) InfoPath
13 1 (0.026%) InVision
Business Applications
1 38 (1.00%) Dynamics CRM
2 37 (0.97%) Visualfiles
3 22 (0.58%) SAP ERP
4 21 (0.55%) SAP GRC
5 17 (0.45%) Relativity
5 17 (0.45%) SAP CO
5 17 (0.45%) SAP FI
5 17 (0.45%) SAP FI/CO
6 12 (0.31%) WebTrends
7 11 (0.29%) Oracle Cash Management
7 11 (0.29%) Oracle Financials
8 10 (0.26%) JDE EnterpriseOne
8 10 (0.26%) Magento
9 9 (0.24%) Oracle EBS
10 8 (0.21%) SAP CRM
10 8 (0.21%) Veritas eDiscovery
11 7 (0.18%) SAP HR
12 6 (0.16%) Oracle Applications
12 6 (0.16%) SAP FSCM
13 5 (0.13%) Oracle EBS R12
Cloud Services
1 182 (4.77%) Microsoft Azure
2 112 (2.93%) Amazon AWS
2 112 (2.93%) SaaS
3 83 (2.17%) Mimecast
4 72 (1.89%) Office 365
5 46 (1.21%) PaaS
6 41 (1.07%) IaaS
7 19 (0.50%) Google Cloud Platform
8 16 (0.42%) GitHub
9 13 (0.34%) Data Lake Analytics
9 13 (0.34%) Google Analytics
10 11 (0.29%) Amazon EC2
11 7 (0.18%) Adobe Analytics
11 7 (0.18%) AWS CloudFormation
11 7 (0.18%) OneDrive
12 6 (0.16%) Cloud Computing
12 6 (0.16%) Veeva
13 4 (0.10%) Amazon S3
13 4 (0.10%) Azure Active Directory
13 4 (0.10%) Google App Engine
Communications & Networking
1 192 (5.03%) VPN
2 146 (3.82%) Firewall
3 111 (2.91%) WAN
4 99 (2.59%) LAN
5 72 (1.89%) Network Security
6 71 (1.86%) Wireless
7 70 (1.83%) Internet
8 67 (1.76%) DNS
9 61 (1.60%) VoIP
10 58 (1.52%) SAN
10 58 (1.52%) TCP/IP
11 48 (1.26%) Intranet
12 40 (1.05%) DHCP
13 32 (0.84%) VLAN
14 31 (0.81%) Intrusion Detection
15 30 (0.79%) WLAN
16 28 (0.73%) Cisco ASA
17 27 (0.71%) MPLS
18 22 (0.58%) NAS
18 22 (0.58%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 594 (15.56%) SQL Server
2 275 (7.20%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 268 (7.02%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 229 (6.00%) Data Warehouse
5 175 (4.58%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 141 (3.69%) Relational Database
7 121 (3.17%) SQL Server 2008
8 93 (2.44%) Power BI
9 91 (2.38%) Big Data
10 88 (2.31%) SQL Server 2014
11 68 (1.78%) MySQL
11 68 (1.78%) RDBMS
12 66 (1.73%) SQL Server 2005
13 61 (1.60%) SQL Server 2012
14 59 (1.55%) QlikView
15 53 (1.39%) Data Mining
16 48 (1.26%) Microsoft Analysis Services
17 44 (1.15%) Hadoop
17 44 (1.15%) NoSQL
18 36 (0.94%) Azure SQL Database
Development Applications
1 91 (2.38%) Git (software)
2 87 (2.28%) Visual Studio
3 84 (2.20%) Selenium
4 57 (1.49%) Team Foundation Server
5 56 (1.47%) JIRA
6 38 (1.00%) SoapUI
7 33 (0.86%) Cucumber
8 29 (0.76%) Jenkins
9 27 (0.71%) Eclipse
10 23 (0.60%) gulp
11 22 (0.58%) HP UFT
12 20 (0.52%) Subversion
13 19 (0.50%) Grunt
14 17 (0.45%) SpecFlow
15 16 (0.42%) NUnit
16 14 (0.37%) LoadRunner
16 14 (0.37%) TeamCity
17 12 (0.31%) PhantomJS
17 12 (0.31%) WebDriver
17 12 (0.31%) webpack
General
1 1488 (38.98%) Finance
2 836 (21.90%) Law
3 232 (6.08%) Banking
4 205 (5.37%) Marketing
5 189 (4.95%) Retail
6 160 (4.19%) Telecoms
7 57 (1.49%) Billing
8 54 (1.41%) Publishing
9 53 (1.39%) Back Office
10 49 (1.28%) Games
11 47 (1.23%) Investment Banking
12 45 (1.18%) Manufacturing
13 33 (0.86%) Advertising
14 31 (0.81%) Pharmaceutical
15 28 (0.73%) Aerospace
16 19 (0.50%) Corporate Banking
16 19 (0.50%) Front Office
17 17 (0.45%) Automotive
18 12 (0.31%) Financial Institution
19 10 (0.26%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 921 (24.13%) Analyst
2 568 (14.88%) Developer
3 292 (7.65%) Project Manager
4 240 (6.29%) Service Analyst
5 234 (6.13%) Business Analyst
6 224 (5.87%) Service Desk Analyst
7 217 (5.69%) IT Manager
8 209 (5.48%) Architect
9 202 (5.29%) Consultant
10 189 (4.95%) .NET Developer
11 163 (4.27%) Support Analyst
12 158 (4.14%) IT Analyst
13 157 (4.11%) C# Developer
14 138 (3.62%) SQL Developer
15 122 (3.20%) Security Manager
16 112 (2.93%) C# .NET Developer
16 112 (2.93%) IT Support
17 108 (2.83%) Legal Analyst
18 95 (2.49%) Service Manager
19 88 (2.31%) Senior Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 483 (12.65%) .NET
2 258 (6.76%) HTML
3 195 (5.11%) ASP.NET
4 188 (4.93%) CSS
5 154 (4.03%) .NET Framework
6 115 (3.01%) HTML5
7 110 (2.88%) ASP.NET MVC
8 96 (2.52%) AngularJS
8 96 (2.52%) XML
9 90 (2.36%) Web Services
10 87 (2.28%) jQuery
11 83 (2.17%) ASP.NET Web API
12 75 (1.96%) MDX
13 56 (1.47%) WCF
14 47 (1.23%) CSS3
15 45 (1.18%) SOAP
16 43 (1.13%) Entity Framework
17 40 (1.05%) RESTful
18 35 (0.92%) React
19 33 (0.86%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 345 (9.04%) Analytical Skills
2 281 (7.36%) Management Information System
3 129 (3.38%) Computer Science
4 112 (2.93%) Data Centre
5 94 (2.46%) User Experience
6 88 (2.31%) Blackberry
7 82 (2.15%) iPad
8 77 (2.02%) Visualisation
9 61 (1.60%) e-Learning
10 60 (1.57%) Mathematics
11 55 (1.44%) Fintech
12 47 (1.23%) iPhone
13 46 (1.21%) Virtual Team
14 44 (1.15%) Replication
15 42 (1.10%) Hybrid Cloud
16 36 (0.94%) Clustering
16 36 (0.94%) Data Integration
16 36 (0.94%) Derivative
17 34 (0.89%) Video Conferencing
18 31 (0.81%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 635 (16.64%) Windows
2 311 (8.15%) Windows 7
3 161 (4.22%) Linux
4 141 (3.69%) Windows Server
5 86 (2.25%) Windows Server 2012
6 79 (2.07%) Windows Server 2008
7 67 (1.76%) Unix
8 48 (1.26%) Windows 10
9 43 (1.13%) Windows 8
10 39 (1.02%) Android
11 31 (0.81%) Windows Server 2003
12 23 (0.60%) Mac OS X
13 20 (0.52%) Windows XP
14 14 (0.37%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 10 (0.26%) CentOS
16 9 (0.24%) Apple iOS
17 6 (0.16%) Solaris
18 4 (0.10%) HPUX
18 4 (0.10%) VMS
19 3 (0.079%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 677 (17.74%) Agile Software Development
2 614 (16.09%) Business Intelligence
3 559 (14.65%) Project Management
4 533 (13.96%) ITIL
5 452 (11.84%) Stakeholder Management
6 335 (8.78%) Information Security
7 315 (8.25%) Risk Management
8 261 (6.84%) PRINCE2
9 247 (6.47%) Continuous Improvement
10 239 (6.26%) Business Analysis
11 223 (5.84%) Service Management
12 216 (5.66%) Document Management
13 200 (5.24%) Change Management
14 192 (5.03%) Case Management
15 189 (4.95%) Analytics
16 184 (4.82%) Scrum
17 182 (4.77%) Service Delivery
18 181 (4.74%) MVC
19 178 (4.66%) CRM
20 168 (4.40%) Coaching
Programming Languages
1 719 (18.84%) SQL
2 393 (10.30%) C#
3 304 (7.96%) JavaScript
4 280 (7.34%) T-SQL
5 186 (4.87%) Java
6 116 (3.04%) Python
7 86 (2.25%) C
8 76 (1.99%) PowerShell
9 70 (1.83%) PHP
10 63 (1.65%) VB.NET
11 50 (1.31%) C++
11 50 (1.31%) VBA
12 44 (1.15%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
13 42 (1.10%) VB
14 37 (0.97%) Ruby
15 33 (0.86%) Perl
16 28 (0.73%) R
17 26 (0.68%) Shell Script
18 25 (0.65%) Bash Shell
19 24 (0.63%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 586 (15.35%) Degree
2 197 (5.16%) CISSP
3 145 (3.80%) CISM
4 129 (3.38%) ISEB
5 121 (3.17%) CISA
6 118 (3.09%) Security Cleared
7 98 (2.57%) Microsoft Certification
8 91 (2.38%) Cisco Certification
9 72 (1.89%) SC Cleared
10 70 (1.83%) PMI Certification
11 64 (1.68%) ITIL Certification
12 58 (1.52%) ISTQB
13 53 (1.39%) PMP
14 52 (1.36%) PRINCE2 Certification
15 48 (1.26%) CCNA
16 47 (1.23%) CCNP
17 33 (0.86%) CEH
17 33 (0.86%) CRISC
18 32 (0.84%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
19 31 (0.81%) APMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 209 (5.48%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 203 (5.32%) SLA
3 164 (4.30%) QA
4 83 (2.17%) PCI DSS
5 76 (1.99%) Data Quality
6 44 (1.15%) COBIT
7 27 (0.71%) MiFID
8 26 (0.68%) ISO27002
9 25 (0.65%) Sarbanes-Oxley
10 23 (0.60%) ISO 14001
11 20 (0.52%) Solvency II
12 13 (0.34%) EMIR
12 13 (0.34%) FATCA
13 12 (0.31%) HIPAA
14 11 (0.29%) PMBOK
15 7 (0.18%) HMG Security Policy Framework
15 7 (0.18%) SAS 70
16 6 (0.16%) ISAE 3402
16 6 (0.16%) P3O
17 5 (0.13%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 422 (11.06%) Active Directory
2 125 (3.27%) VMware Infrastructure
3 60 (1.57%) Hyper-V
4 36 (0.94%) vSphere
5 22 (0.58%) Docker
6 20 (0.52%) XenApp
7 14 (0.37%) DFS Replication
8 13 (0.34%) VMware ESXi
8 13 (0.34%) Xen
9 11 (0.29%) VMware Server
10 10 (0.26%) Firmware
11 8 (0.21%) Microsoft App-V
11 8 (0.21%) VMware ESX
12 7 (0.18%) HDFS
12 7 (0.18%) Terminal Services
13 6 (0.16%) Virtual Desktop
13 6 (0.16%) XenDesktop
14 5 (0.13%) Terminal Server
14 5 (0.13%) vCloud
15 4 (0.10%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 50 (1.31%) SCCM
2 22 (0.58%) SCOM
3 20 (0.52%) Perfmon
4 17 (0.45%) Failover Clustering
5 14 (0.37%) WSUS
6 13 (0.34%) Puppet
7 12 (0.31%) Kubernetes
8 11 (0.29%) Ansible
8 11 (0.29%) EnCase
9 9 (0.24%) Cisco CUCM
9 9 (0.24%) Nessus
10 8 (0.21%) FTK
10 8 (0.21%) HP Quality Center
11 7 (0.18%) Opscode Chef
11 7 (0.18%) QRadar
12 6 (0.16%) FortiGate
12 6 (0.16%) Host Intrusion Detection System
13 5 (0.13%) HAProxy
13 5 (0.13%) RSA Archer
13 5 (0.13%) Terraform
Vendors
1 887 (23.24%) Microsoft
2 248 (6.50%) Cisco
2 248 (6.50%) Citrix
3 188 (4.93%) VMware
4 173 (4.53%) iManage
5 134 (3.51%) Oracle
5 134 (3.51%) SAP
6 97 (2.54%) Mitel
7 91 (2.38%) Tableau
8 71 (1.86%) HP
9 58 (1.52%) Google
10 44 (1.15%) CheckPoint
11 39 (1.02%) Salesforce.com
12 34 (0.89%) Informatica
13 32 (0.84%) Adobe
13 32 (0.84%) Juniper
14 29 (0.76%) Avaya
14 29 (0.76%) SolarWinds
15 28 (0.73%) Apple
16 27 (0.71%) NetApp
London
Plan-net
Salary: Unspecified Market rate
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Best Practice Talent Solutions
Salary: From £27,000 to £47,000 per annum Salary will be given based on experi
Posted: 17 hours ago
Central London / West End
Latcom Ltd
Salary: From £24,000 to £28,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Joseph Harry Ltd
Salary: £70000 - £90000 per annum + c.35% Bonus + 10% Pension
Posted: 12 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Eutopia Solutions Ltd
Salary: £35000.00 - £45000.00 per annum + package & bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Venturi
Salary: £38000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Hertfordshire
Venturi
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Plus Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Bradford, West Yorkshire
Douglas-Scott
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Good Package
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £23000 per annum + Uncapped Commission
Posted: 10 hours ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
IntaPeople
Salary: £20000 - £28000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Spencer Rose
Salary: Up to £32,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Tyne and Wear
Mortimer Spinks
Salary: £16000 - £19000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Maidenhead, Berkshire
Complete Tech Limited
Salary: Up to £30,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Cheltenham College
Salary: Salary circa £23,000 per annum, depending on experience
Posted: 3 days ago
Newport, Gwent
Douglas-Scott
Salary: £15000 - £16000 per annum + Good Package
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Streamline Connections
Salary: £55000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Evesham, Worcestershire
Experis Ltd
Salary: £35000.00 - £38500.00 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Venturi
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + plus bonus and benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Senitor Associates
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £250-£300 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Complete Tech Limited
Salary: Up to £25,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Crawley, West Sussex
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £80000 - £90000 per annum + 10% Bonus + Pension
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Senitor Associates
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Bluetownonline
Posted: 2 days ago
Central London / West End
Square One Resources
Salary: From £50,000 to £70,000 per annum + Corporate Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: £65000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Venturi
Salary: £0.00 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Central London / West End
Latcom Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £35,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Knutsford, Cheshire
Oscar
Salary: £40000 - £46000 per annum + competitive benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
H&R Talent
Salary: From £50,000 to £60,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago