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 24 August 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
24 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Legal
Rank 160 174 147
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -27
Permanent jobs citing Legal 2055 2068 2433
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 2.10% 1.88% 2.10%
As % of the General category 4.90% 4.20% 4.81%
Number of salaries quoted 1656 1555 1839
Median salary £50,000 £49,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+2.04% +3.15%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £29,750 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £80,000 £74,400
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +12.50%

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
41969 49258 50617
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 42.92% 44.82% 43.77%
Number of salaries quoted 34548 39241 38929
Median salary £52,500 £50,000 £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 24 August 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 24 August 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 +20 1981 £51,500 +3.00% 250
London +26 1143 £55,000 +4.76% 132
City of London +31 248 £55,000 - 41
South East -8 246 £50,000 +8.69% 26
Yorkshire +75 174 £38,500 -14.44% 21
West Yorkshire +63 138 £38,500 -14.44% 13
West Midlands +84 118 £45,000 -5.26% 15
North West -13 118 £43,750 +15.13% 23
Leeds +55 102 £38,000 -15.55% 7
Manchester -19 83 £45,000 +20.00% 18
East of England +29 79 £54,500 +21.11% 12
Berkshire +15 73 £50,000 -9.09% 10
Surrey +12 71 £53,750 +19.44% 1
Birmingham +22 58 £35,750 -25.52% 10
South West -18 52 £47,500 +43.93% 15
East Midlands -23 48 £50,000 +17.64% 3
Hampshire -11 37 £45,000 -10.00% 6
South Yorkshire +36 33 £40,000 -11.11% 5
Sheffield +36 29 £40,000 -11.11% 3
Essex +22 29 £54,000 +33.33% 3
Egham +13 29 - - 1
Reading +12 28 £44,000 -26.66% 1
Hertfordshire +20 26 £47,500 -4.04% 7
Bristol +12 26 £46,250 +23.33% 7
Scotland -2 24 £51,500 +22.61% 3
Northamptonshire +9 23 £50,000 -
Bradford +6 20 £40,000 -11.11% 3
Coventry - 20 £45,000 -
Kent +20 19 £51,250 +20.58% 2
Cambridge +17 17 £60,000 +29.72%

Legal
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 August 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 1596 (39.02%) Finance
2 985 (24.08%) Law
3 968 (23.67%) Microsoft
4 760 (18.58%) Windows
5 708 (17.31%) SQL
6 638 (15.60%) Agile Software Development
7 636 (15.55%) Project Management
8 635 (15.53%) MS Excel
9 629 (15.38%) SQL Server
10 618 (15.11%) ITIL
11 569 (13.91%) MS Office
12 562 (13.74%) Degree
13 539 (13.18%) Business Intelligence
14 522 (12.76%) Analytical Skills
15 511 (12.49%) Active Directory
16 498 (12.18%) .NET
17 420 (10.27%) Windows 7
18 401 (9.80%) Stakeholder Management
19 390 (9.54%) C#
20 382 (9.34%) Information Security
21 369 (9.02%) Risk Management
22 347 (8.48%) Management Information System
23 340 (8.31%) PRINCE2
23 340 (8.31%) Citrix
24 302 (7.38%) SQL Server Reporting Services
25 281 (6.87%) JavaScript
26 258 (6.31%) ISO/IEC 27001
27 254 (6.21%) Service Management
28 250 (6.11%) Continuous Improvement
29 244 (5.97%) Document 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
1 232 (5.67%) SharePoint
2 128 (3.13%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 125 (3.06%) MS Exchange
4 90 (2.20%) CMS
5 80 (1.96%) SharePoint 2013
6 68 (1.66%) IIS
7 65 (1.59%) Exchange Server 2010
8 62 (1.52%) Exchange Server 2013
9 41 (1.00%) Skype for Business
10 36 (0.88%) Apache
10 36 (0.88%) SharePoint 2010
11 31 (0.76%) Exchange Server 2007
12 21 (0.51%) Tomcat
12 21 (0.51%) WordPress
13 20 (0.49%) SAS
14 19 (0.46%) IBM Notes
14 19 (0.46%) Umbraco
15 18 (0.44%) Confluence
16 15 (0.37%) NetWeaver
16 15 (0.37%) OpenStack
Applications
1 635 (15.53%) MS Excel
2 569 (13.91%) MS Office
3 134 (3.28%) MS PowerPoint
4 91 (2.22%) MS Project
4 91 (2.22%) MS Visio
5 35 (0.86%) Spreadsheet
6 21 (0.51%) Acrobat
7 19 (0.46%) Photoshop
8 8 (0.20%) SPSS
9 7 (0.17%) Adobe Captivate
10 6 (0.15%) GIMP
11 4 (0.098%) Adobe Creative Suite
11 4 (0.098%) Adobe Illustrator
11 4 (0.098%) Fireworks
12 3 (0.073%) InDesign
13 2 (0.049%) AutoCAD
13 2 (0.049%) InfoPath
14 1 (0.024%) Adobe Premiere
Business Applications
1 50 (1.22%) Visualfiles
2 34 (0.83%) Oracle Financials
3 32 (0.78%) Oracle EBS
4 28 (0.68%) Dynamics CRM
5 19 (0.46%) JDE EnterpriseOne
6 17 (0.42%) SAP CO
6 17 (0.42%) SAP FI
6 17 (0.42%) SAP FI/CO
6 17 (0.42%) SAP GRC
7 15 (0.37%) SAP ERP
8 13 (0.32%) Relativity
9 11 (0.27%) Dynamics AX
10 10 (0.24%) Oracle Cash Management
10 10 (0.24%) SAP EHS
10 10 (0.24%) Workday HCM
11 9 (0.22%) SAP HR
12 8 (0.20%) Oracle Retail
12 8 (0.20%) SAP Retail
13 7 (0.17%) SAP MM
14 6 (0.15%) SAP CRM
Cloud Services
1 98 (2.40%) SaaS
2 97 (2.37%) Amazon AWS
3 96 (2.35%) Microsoft Azure
4 93 (2.27%) Mimecast
5 69 (1.69%) Office 365
6 29 (0.71%) IaaS
7 21 (0.51%) PaaS
8 20 (0.49%) Cloud Computing
9 12 (0.29%) GitHub
10 11 (0.27%) Google Cloud Platform
11 10 (0.24%) Google Analytics
12 9 (0.22%) Amazon EC2
13 8 (0.20%) Yammer
14 7 (0.17%) OneDrive
14 7 (0.17%) Veeva
15 4 (0.098%) AWS CloudFormation
15 4 (0.098%) Slack
16 2 (0.049%) Amazon S3
16 2 (0.049%) SmartFocus
16 2 (0.049%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 182 (4.45%) VPN
2 141 (3.45%) Firewall
3 112 (2.74%) WAN
4 97 (2.37%) VoIP
5 91 (2.22%) Network Security
6 90 (2.20%) Internet
7 87 (2.13%) LAN
8 72 (1.76%) DNS
8 72 (1.76%) SAN
9 62 (1.52%) TCP/IP
10 60 (1.47%) Wireless
11 54 (1.32%) Intranet
12 48 (1.17%) DHCP
13 37 (0.90%) VLAN
14 36 (0.88%) WLAN
15 34 (0.83%) NAS
16 31 (0.76%) HTTP
16 31 (0.76%) Intrusion Detection
17 28 (0.68%) GoToMeeting
18 26 (0.64%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 629 (15.38%) SQL Server
2 302 (7.38%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 236 (5.77%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 227 (5.55%) Data Warehouse
5 149 (3.64%) SQL Server 2008
6 134 (3.28%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 128 (3.13%) Relational Database
8 88 (2.15%) Big Data
9 77 (1.88%) SQL Server 2005
10 73 (1.78%) SQL Server 2012
11 72 (1.76%) RDBMS
12 60 (1.47%) MySQL
13 58 (1.42%) Microsoft Analysis Services
14 54 (1.32%) SQL Server 2014
15 52 (1.27%) Data Mining
16 51 (1.25%) Power BI
17 49 (1.20%) Hadoop
18 47 (1.15%) NoSQL
19 44 (1.08%) QlikView
20 33 (0.81%) Oracle BI EE
Development Applications
1 89 (2.18%) Selenium
1 89 (2.18%) Visual Studio
2 81 (1.98%) JIRA
3 76 (1.86%) Git (software)
4 55 (1.34%) Team Foundation Server
5 43 (1.05%) Eclipse
6 31 (0.76%) Subversion
7 27 (0.66%) Jenkins
8 20 (0.49%) WebDriver
9 17 (0.42%) Cucumber
10 16 (0.39%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
11 15 (0.37%) TeamCity
12 14 (0.34%) Grunt
13 13 (0.32%) SoapUI
14 12 (0.29%) Atlassian Bamboo
14 12 (0.29%) HP UFT
15 11 (0.27%) Artifactory
15 11 (0.27%) MSBuild
15 11 (0.27%) NUnit
16 10 (0.24%) Bitbucket
General
1 1596 (39.02%) Finance
2 985 (24.08%) Law
3 207 (5.06%) Marketing
4 204 (4.99%) Banking
5 188 (4.60%) Telecoms
6 182 (4.45%) Retail
7 82 (2.00%) Manufacturing
8 77 (1.88%) Billing
9 57 (1.39%) Publishing
10 54 (1.32%) Back Office
11 53 (1.30%) Games
12 36 (0.88%) Investment Banking
13 28 (0.68%) Advertising
13 28 (0.68%) Front Office
13 28 (0.68%) Pharmaceutical
14 21 (0.51%) Financial Institution
15 20 (0.49%) French Language
16 19 (0.46%) German Language
17 17 (0.42%) Corporate Banking
18 16 (0.39%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 1049 (25.65%) Analyst
2 568 (13.89%) Developer
3 331 (8.09%) Project Manager
4 272 (6.65%) Consultant
5 268 (6.55%) Business Analyst
6 239 (5.84%) IT Manager
7 222 (5.43%) Service Desk Analyst
8 221 (5.40%) Service Analyst
9 213 (5.21%) Support Analyst
10 172 (4.21%) Architect
11 158 (3.86%) .NET Developer
11 158 (3.86%) C# Developer
12 148 (3.62%) SQL Developer
13 138 (3.37%) IT Analyst
14 133 (3.25%) Legal Analyst
15 127 (3.11%) Senior Analyst
16 113 (2.76%) IT Support
17 108 (2.64%) C# .NET Developer
18 101 (2.47%) Security Manager
19 95 (2.32%) Applications Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 498 (12.18%) .NET
2 229 (5.60%) HTML
3 197 (4.82%) ASP.NET
4 167 (4.08%) CSS
5 137 (3.35%) .NET Framework
6 132 (3.23%) XML
7 96 (2.35%) Web Services
8 91 (2.22%) jQuery
9 87 (2.13%) HTML5
10 81 (1.98%) AngularJS
10 81 (1.98%) ASP.NET MVC
11 63 (1.54%) MDX
12 58 (1.42%) ASP.NET Web API
13 52 (1.27%) WCF
14 48 (1.17%) Entity Framework
15 39 (0.95%) WPF
16 38 (0.93%) REST
17 36 (0.88%) SOAP
18 35 (0.86%) CSS3
19 30 (0.73%) ASP.NET MVC 5
Miscellaneous
1 522 (12.76%) Analytical Skills
2 347 (8.48%) Management Information System
3 144 (3.52%) Blackberry
4 133 (3.25%) Computer Science
5 99 (2.42%) Data Centre
6 95 (2.32%) User Experience
7 75 (1.83%) e-Learning
8 71 (1.74%) Virtual Team
9 60 (1.47%) Mathematics
10 57 (1.39%) Visualisation
11 49 (1.20%) iPad
12 48 (1.17%) iPhone
13 45 (1.10%) Clustering
13 45 (1.10%) Replication
14 42 (1.03%) Derivative
15 41 (1.00%) Social Media
16 39 (0.95%) Enterprise Software
17 36 (0.88%) Data Protection Act
18 32 (0.78%) Hybrid Cloud
19 29 (0.71%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 760 (18.58%) Windows
2 420 (10.27%) Windows 7
3 189 (4.62%) Windows Server
4 120 (2.93%) Linux
5 118 (2.89%) Windows Server 2008
6 114 (2.79%) Windows Server 2012
7 89 (2.18%) Unix
8 74 (1.81%) Android
9 66 (1.61%) Windows 10
10 61 (1.49%) Windows 8
11 49 (1.20%) Windows Server 2003
12 33 (0.81%) Apple iOS
13 21 (0.51%) Mac OS X
14 20 (0.49%) Windows XP
15 10 (0.24%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
16 8 (0.20%) Windows Phone
17 5 (0.12%) CentOS
17 5 (0.12%) Windows Mobile
18 3 (0.073%) Windows Vista
19 2 (0.049%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 638 (15.60%) Agile Software Development
2 636 (15.55%) Project Management
3 618 (15.11%) ITIL
4 539 (13.18%) Business Intelligence
5 401 (9.80%) Stakeholder Management
6 382 (9.34%) Information Security
7 369 (9.02%) Risk Management
8 340 (8.31%) PRINCE2
9 254 (6.21%) Service Management
10 250 (6.11%) Continuous Improvement
11 244 (5.97%) Document Management
12 217 (5.31%) Change Management
13 212 (5.18%) Service Delivery
14 210 (5.13%) Business Analysis
15 208 (5.09%) CRM
16 196 (4.79%) Analytics
17 187 (4.57%) Mentoring
18 176 (4.30%) Case Management
19 166 (4.06%) E-Commerce
20 157 (3.84%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 708 (17.31%) SQL
2 390 (9.54%) C#
3 281 (6.87%) JavaScript
4 243 (5.94%) T-SQL
5 192 (4.69%) Java
6 98 (2.40%) PowerShell
7 75 (1.83%) VB.NET
8 74 (1.81%) Python
9 68 (1.66%) PHP
10 61 (1.49%) C++
11 54 (1.32%) VBA
12 49 (1.20%) C
13 47 (1.15%) VB
14 30 (0.73%) VBScript
15 25 (0.61%) Perl
16 22 (0.54%) Shell Script
17 20 (0.49%) Ruby
18 17 (0.42%) PL/SQL
18 17 (0.42%) VB6
19 15 (0.37%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
Qualifications
1 562 (13.74%) Degree
2 223 (5.45%) CISSP
3 171 (4.18%) CISM
4 123 (3.01%) Security Cleared
5 121 (2.96%) CISA
6 113 (2.76%) ISEB
7 83 (2.03%) Microsoft Certification
8 75 (1.83%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 68 (1.66%) Cisco Certification
10 61 (1.49%) SC Cleared
11 60 (1.47%) CRISC
12 56 (1.37%) ITIL Certification
13 53 (1.30%) PMI Certification
14 47 (1.15%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
15 45 (1.10%) CCNA
16 42 (1.03%) ISTQB
17 39 (0.95%) PMP
18 37 (0.90%) CLAS
19 31 (0.76%) CCNP
20 30 (0.73%) CESG Certified Professional
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 258 (6.31%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 217 (5.31%) SLA
3 181 (4.43%) QA
4 160 (3.91%) PCI DSS
5 77 (1.88%) Data Quality
6 56 (1.37%) COBIT
7 34 (0.83%) ISO27002
8 24 (0.59%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 22 (0.54%) ISO 9001
10 18 (0.44%) MiFID
11 16 (0.39%) ISAE 3402
12 15 (0.37%) ISO 14001
13 11 (0.27%) Dodd-Frank
13 11 (0.27%) EMIR
13 11 (0.27%) Solvency II
14 10 (0.24%) PMBOK
15 9 (0.22%) FATCA
15 9 (0.22%) ISO22301
15 9 (0.22%) SSAE 16
16 7 (0.17%) P3O
System Software
1 511 (12.49%) Active Directory
2 136 (3.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 63 (1.54%) Hyper-V
4 47 (1.15%) XenApp
5 45 (1.10%) vSphere
6 34 (0.83%) XenDesktop
7 21 (0.51%) DFS Replication
8 20 (0.49%) Xen
9 18 (0.44%) VMware Server
10 16 (0.39%) Docker
10 16 (0.39%) Microsoft App-V
10 16 (0.39%) Virtual Desktop
10 16 (0.39%) VMware ESXi
11 14 (0.34%) Terminal Server
12 13 (0.32%) Terminal Services
13 6 (0.15%) Firmware
14 4 (0.098%) Varnish
14 4 (0.098%) VirtualBox
14 4 (0.098%) VMware ESX
14 4 (0.098%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 64 (1.56%) SCCM
2 23 (0.56%) SCOM
3 21 (0.51%) WSUS
4 20 (0.49%) AirWatch
5 15 (0.37%) RSA Archer
6 14 (0.34%) Failover Clustering
7 13 (0.32%) Perfmon
8 12 (0.29%) Puppet
9 11 (0.27%) Ansible
9 11 (0.27%) Kubernetes
10 9 (0.22%) EnCase
11 8 (0.20%) Cisco CUCM
12 7 (0.17%) Backup Exec
12 7 (0.17%) HP Quality Center
12 7 (0.17%) Nessus
13 6 (0.15%) FTK
13 6 (0.15%) Host Intrusion Detection System
13 6 (0.15%) NetBackup
13 6 (0.15%) Opscode Chef
14 5 (0.12%) ThinApp
Vendors
1 968 (23.67%) Microsoft
2 340 (8.31%) Citrix
3 243 (5.94%) Cisco
4 231 (5.65%) iManage
5 226 (5.53%) VMware
6 179 (4.38%) Oracle
7 166 (4.06%) SAP
8 121 (2.96%) Mitel
9 92 (2.25%) HP
10 88 (2.15%) Tableau
11 52 (1.27%) Informatica
12 48 (1.17%) Google
13 47 (1.15%) Interwoven
14 42 (1.03%) Salesforce.com
15 38 (0.93%) Avaya
16 36 (0.88%) IBM
16 36 (0.88%) NetApp
16 36 (0.88%) SolarWinds
17 35 (0.86%) CheckPoint
17 35 (0.86%) Symantec
York, North Yorkshire
Douglas-Scott
Salary: £15000 - £19000 per annum + Good Package
Posted: 13 hours ago
London
Douglas-Scott
Salary: £32000 - £37000 per annum + Good Package
Posted: 7 hours ago
Swansea, West Glamorgan
IntaPeople
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 7 hours ago
London
Douglas-Scott
Salary: £24000 - £28000 per annum + Good Package
Posted: 7 hours ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Mortimer Spinks
Salary: £18000 - £22000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Bradford, West Yorkshire
DCV Technologies
Salary: From £16,000 to £17,000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Streamline Connections
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 13 hours ago
London
Information Technology Services
Salary: £25k - 30k per year
Posted: 12 hours ago
Halifax, West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: Up to £30,000 per annum Plus Bonus Plus Benefits
Posted: 14 hours ago
London
Plan-net
Salary: Competitive rate
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Venturi
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 4 hours ago
City, London
Lewis Paige
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Venturi
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 14 hours ago
Basingstoke, Hampshire
Venturi
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 13 hours ago
London
Venturi
Salary: £60000 - £75000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Information Technology Services
Salary: £30 - 35 per year
Posted: Yesterday
Bradford, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum plus bonus and excellent benefits
Posted: 9 hours ago
Chelmsford, Essex
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £40,000-£60,000 + an excellent package including a very generous bonus
Posted: 8 hours ago
London
Information Technology Services
Salary: £60k - 80k per year + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Slough, Berkshire
Streamline Connections
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 hours ago
London
Plan-net
Salary: Unspecified Market rate
Posted: 2 days ago
Leicester, Leicestershire
Uniting Ambition
Salary: £30k - 40k per year + bonus, holidays, pension, discounts, childcare v
Posted: 2 days ago
West London
Davanti Solutions
Salary: £50,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £25000 - £27000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Venturi
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + bonus and benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Mortimer Spinks
Salary: £16000 - £22000 per month + Plus benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Essex
Streamline Connections
Salary: £60000 - £75000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Surbiton, Surrey
RBW Consulting
Salary: From £50,000 to £60,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago