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

3 months to
24 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Legal
Rank 161 176 143
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -33
Permanent jobs citing Legal 1988 2062 2429
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 2.11% 1.88% 2.13%
As % of the General category 4.94% 4.25% 4.87%
Number of salaries quoted 1588 1504 1844
Median salary £51,500 £47,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+8.42% -
90% offered a salary of more than £32,250 £29,750 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £77,500 £75,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £41,000
% change year-on-year
- +9.75%

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
40242 48558 49899
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 42.69% 44.38% 43.68%
Number of salaries quoted 32925 38778 38512
Median salary £52,500 £52,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+0.96% +4.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £30,000 £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 September 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 September 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 +23 1928 £51,500 +8.42% 234
London +22 1096 £56,750 +13.50% 131
City of London +44 250 £55,000 +4.76% 37
South East +24 246 £47,500 - 31
Yorkshire +82 174 £40,000 -11.11% 13
West Yorkshire +71 148 £40,000 +5.26% 10
North West -10 128 £41,500 -2.35% 21
West Midlands +66 122 £43,250 -8.94% 17
Leeds +66 94 £38,000 -3.18% 5
Manchester -25 91 £45,000 +5.88% 16
Berkshire +25 84 £44,000 -16.98% 3
Surrey +19 72 £55,000 +45.69% 8
East of England -9 70 £55,000 +22.22% 4
South West -34 63 £47,500 +25.82% 7
Birmingham 0 59 £41,500 -12.63% 10
Hampshire +23 39 £45,000 -10.89% 10
Egham +11 37 - -
Reading +26 32 £44,000 -16.98%
Bradford +2 31 £42,500 -15.00% 3
Hertfordshire +19 29 £55,000 +10.00% 2
Bristol -24 27 £45,000 +23.28% 1
Essex -8 26 £60,000 +76.47%
Scotland +10 22 £47,732 -2.58% 4
East Midlands -39 22 £50,000 +25.00% 5
South Yorkshire +26 20 £41,250 -36.53% 1
Coventry - 20 £45,000 -
Buckinghamshire +3 19 £32,500 -29.34% 2
Sheffield +31 17 £40,000 -38.46%
Farnborough +12 17 £45,000 +10.42% 2
Merseyside -6 16 £32,500 -36.58% 2

Legal
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 September 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 1523 (38.02%) Finance
2 933 (23.29%) Microsoft
3 932 (23.27%) Law
4 723 (18.05%) Windows
5 709 (17.70%) SQL
6 678 (16.92%) Agile Software Development
7 638 (15.93%) MS Excel
8 629 (15.70%) Project Management
9 614 (15.33%) SQL Server
10 612 (15.28%) ITIL
11 554 (13.83%) Business Intelligence
12 537 (13.40%) MS Office
12 537 (13.40%) Degree
13 513 (12.81%) .NET
14 494 (12.33%) Active Directory
15 447 (11.16%) Stakeholder Management
16 442 (11.03%) Analytical Skills
17 411 (10.26%) C#
18 399 (9.96%) Windows 7
19 354 (8.84%) Information Security
20 337 (8.41%) Risk Management
21 330 (8.24%) Management Information System
22 319 (7.96%) PRINCE2
23 314 (7.84%) Citrix
24 296 (7.39%) SQL Server Reporting Services
25 281 (7.01%) JavaScript
26 262 (6.54%) Continuous Improvement
27 256 (6.39%) T-SQL
27 256 (6.39%) Cisco
28 250 (6.24%) Service 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
1 225 (5.62%) SharePoint
2 100 (2.50%) MS Exchange
3 99 (2.47%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 83 (2.07%) CMS
5 74 (1.85%) SharePoint 2013
6 59 (1.47%) IIS
7 56 (1.40%) Exchange Server 2010
7 56 (1.40%) Exchange Server 2013
8 53 (1.32%) Apache
9 36 (0.90%) SharePoint 2010
10 34 (0.85%) Skype for Business
11 25 (0.62%) Exchange Server 2007
12 24 (0.60%) IBM Notes
13 22 (0.55%) SAS
13 22 (0.55%) WordPress
14 21 (0.52%) Confluence
15 20 (0.50%) NetWeaver
16 19 (0.47%) Tomcat
17 17 (0.42%) Umbraco
18 16 (0.40%) OpenStack
Applications
1 638 (15.93%) MS Excel
2 537 (13.40%) MS Office
3 135 (3.37%) MS PowerPoint
4 94 (2.35%) MS Project
5 78 (1.95%) MS Visio
6 24 (0.60%) Spreadsheet
7 21 (0.52%) Acrobat
8 15 (0.37%) Photoshop
9 8 (0.20%) SPSS
10 6 (0.15%) Adobe Captivate
11 5 (0.12%) Adobe Creative Suite
12 4 (0.100%) Adobe Illustrator
12 4 (0.100%) GIMP
12 4 (0.100%) InDesign
13 3 (0.075%) Fireworks
14 2 (0.050%) InfoPath
14 2 (0.050%) Simulink
15 1 (0.025%) AutoCAD
Business Applications
1 45 (1.12%) Visualfiles
2 37 (0.92%) Dynamics CRM
3 28 (0.70%) Oracle Financials
4 25 (0.62%) Oracle EBS
5 21 (0.52%) JDE EnterpriseOne
5 21 (0.52%) SAP GRC
6 18 (0.45%) SAP ERP
7 13 (0.32%) Relativity
7 13 (0.32%) SAP HR
8 11 (0.27%) Dynamics AX
8 11 (0.27%) SAP CO
8 11 (0.27%) SAP FI
8 11 (0.27%) SAP FI/CO
9 10 (0.25%) Oracle Cash Management
10 9 (0.22%) Workday HCM
11 8 (0.20%) SAP CRM
11 8 (0.20%) WebTrends
12 7 (0.17%) Magento
12 7 (0.17%) Oracle Retail
12 7 (0.17%) SAP Retail
Cloud Services
1 135 (3.37%) Microsoft Azure
2 116 (2.90%) Amazon AWS
3 115 (2.87%) SaaS
4 94 (2.35%) Mimecast
5 69 (1.72%) Office 365
6 35 (0.87%) IaaS
7 34 (0.85%) PaaS
8 20 (0.50%) Cloud Computing
9 18 (0.45%) GitHub
10 15 (0.37%) Google Cloud Platform
11 13 (0.32%) Google Analytics
12 11 (0.27%) Amazon EC2
13 7 (0.17%) OneDrive
13 7 (0.17%) Veeva
14 6 (0.15%) AWS CloudFormation
14 6 (0.15%) Data Lake Analytics
15 4 (0.100%) Amazon S3
15 4 (0.100%) Slack
16 3 (0.075%) Route 53
16 3 (0.075%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 188 (4.69%) VPN
2 143 (3.57%) Firewall
3 123 (3.07%) WAN
4 105 (2.62%) LAN
5 88 (2.20%) Network Security
6 85 (2.12%) Internet
7 84 (2.10%) VoIP
8 73 (1.82%) DNS
9 69 (1.72%) SAN
10 68 (1.70%) TCP/IP
11 66 (1.65%) Wireless
12 58 (1.45%) Intranet
13 47 (1.17%) DHCP
14 40 (1.00%) VLAN
15 39 (0.97%) WLAN
16 31 (0.77%) NAS
17 30 (0.75%) HTTP
18 28 (0.70%) Intrusion Detection
19 25 (0.62%) GoToMeeting
20 24 (0.60%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 614 (15.33%) SQL Server
2 296 (7.39%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 249 (6.22%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 225 (5.62%) Data Warehouse
5 142 (3.54%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 139 (3.47%) SQL Server 2008
7 131 (3.27%) Relational Database
8 84 (2.10%) SQL Server 2005
9 79 (1.97%) Big Data
10 68 (1.70%) MySQL
10 68 (1.70%) RDBMS
11 67 (1.67%) Power BI
12 63 (1.57%) SQL Server 2012
13 59 (1.47%) Microsoft Analysis Services
14 54 (1.35%) Data Mining
15 52 (1.30%) SQL Server 2014
16 50 (1.25%) Hadoop
17 45 (1.12%) QlikView
18 44 (1.10%) NoSQL
19 37 (0.92%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 103 (2.57%) Selenium
2 93 (2.32%) Visual Studio
3 86 (2.15%) Git (software)
4 84 (2.10%) JIRA
5 55 (1.37%) Team Foundation Server
6 38 (0.95%) Eclipse
7 32 (0.80%) Jenkins
8 25 (0.62%) Cucumber
9 23 (0.57%) SoapUI
9 23 (0.57%) WebDriver
10 22 (0.55%) Subversion
11 16 (0.40%) TeamCity
12 15 (0.37%) HP UFT
13 14 (0.35%) Grunt
13 14 (0.35%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
14 13 (0.32%) Artifactory
14 13 (0.32%) Atlassian Bamboo
15 12 (0.30%) Bitbucket
15 12 (0.30%) gulp
15 12 (0.30%) NUnit
General
1 1523 (38.02%) Finance
2 932 (23.27%) Law
3 208 (5.19%) Marketing
4 202 (5.04%) Banking
5 191 (4.77%) Retail
6 181 (4.52%) Telecoms
7 79 (1.97%) Billing
8 70 (1.75%) Manufacturing
9 57 (1.42%) Publishing
10 56 (1.40%) Games
11 46 (1.15%) Back Office
12 34 (0.85%) Investment Banking
13 33 (0.82%) Advertising
14 31 (0.77%) Pharmaceutical
15 27 (0.67%) Aerospace
16 26 (0.65%) Front Office
17 20 (0.50%) Automotive
18 16 (0.40%) Financial Institution
19 14 (0.35%) French Language
20 13 (0.32%) Corporate Banking
Job Titles
1 970 (24.21%) Analyst
2 556 (13.88%) Developer
3 320 (7.99%) Project Manager
4 248 (6.19%) Consultant
5 246 (6.14%) Business Analyst
6 235 (5.87%) IT Manager
7 229 (5.72%) Service Desk Analyst
8 228 (5.69%) Service Analyst
9 193 (4.82%) Architect
10 181 (4.52%) Support Analyst
11 167 (4.17%) .NET Developer
12 163 (4.07%) C# Developer
13 138 (3.44%) SQL Developer
14 128 (3.20%) IT Analyst
15 123 (3.07%) Legal Analyst
16 115 (2.87%) C# .NET Developer
17 112 (2.80%) Security Manager
18 109 (2.72%) Senior Analyst
19 99 (2.47%) IT Support
20 94 (2.35%) Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 513 (12.81%) .NET
2 236 (5.89%) HTML
3 206 (5.14%) ASP.NET
4 174 (4.34%) CSS
5 144 (3.59%) .NET Framework
6 113 (2.82%) XML
7 96 (2.40%) Web Services
8 89 (2.22%) HTML5
9 88 (2.20%) ASP.NET MVC
10 82 (2.05%) AngularJS
11 81 (2.02%) jQuery
12 72 (1.80%) ASP.NET Web API
13 66 (1.65%) MDX
14 52 (1.30%) WCF
15 46 (1.15%) Entity Framework
16 42 (1.05%) SOAP
17 37 (0.92%) REST
18 35 (0.87%) CSS3
19 34 (0.85%) WPF
20 32 (0.80%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 442 (11.03%) Analytical Skills
2 330 (8.24%) Management Information System
3 116 (2.90%) Blackberry
4 115 (2.87%) Computer Science
5 112 (2.80%) Data Centre
6 91 (2.27%) User Experience
7 67 (1.67%) e-Learning
7 67 (1.67%) Virtual Team
8 59 (1.47%) iPad
9 58 (1.45%) Visualisation
10 52 (1.30%) iPhone
11 51 (1.27%) Mathematics
12 47 (1.17%) Replication
13 40 (1.00%) Clustering
13 40 (1.00%) Enterprise Software
14 38 (0.95%) Derivative
15 36 (0.90%) Hybrid Cloud
15 36 (0.90%) Social Media
16 30 (0.75%) Data Protection Act
17 29 (0.72%) Fintech
Operating Systems
1 723 (18.05%) Windows
2 399 (9.96%) Windows 7
3 179 (4.47%) Windows Server
4 143 (3.57%) Linux
5 116 (2.90%) Windows Server 2012
6 106 (2.65%) Windows Server 2008
7 84 (2.10%) Unix
8 61 (1.52%) Windows 10
9 59 (1.47%) Android
10 49 (1.22%) Windows 8
11 46 (1.15%) Windows Server 2003
12 23 (0.57%) Mac OS X
13 19 (0.47%) Apple iOS
14 13 (0.32%) Windows XP
15 10 (0.25%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
16 5 (0.12%) CentOS
16 5 (0.12%) Windows Mobile
17 2 (0.050%) AIX
17 2 (0.050%) Solaris
17 2 (0.050%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 678 (16.92%) Agile Software Development
2 629 (15.70%) Project Management
3 612 (15.28%) ITIL
4 554 (13.83%) Business Intelligence
5 447 (11.16%) Stakeholder Management
6 354 (8.84%) Information Security
7 337 (8.41%) Risk Management
8 319 (7.96%) PRINCE2
9 262 (6.54%) Continuous Improvement
10 250 (6.24%) Service Management
11 238 (5.94%) Document Management
12 205 (5.12%) Change Management
13 201 (5.02%) Business Analysis
14 192 (4.79%) CRM
15 191 (4.77%) Service Delivery
16 190 (4.74%) Analytics
16 190 (4.74%) Mentoring
17 186 (4.64%) Case Management
18 176 (4.39%) Scrum
19 169 (4.22%) Line Management
Programming Languages
1 709 (17.70%) SQL
2 411 (10.26%) C#
3 281 (7.01%) JavaScript
4 256 (6.39%) T-SQL
5 196 (4.89%) Java
6 98 (2.45%) PowerShell
7 91 (2.27%) Python
8 77 (1.92%) VB.NET
9 67 (1.67%) PHP
10 59 (1.47%) C
11 54 (1.35%) C++
12 53 (1.32%) VBA
13 45 (1.12%) VB
14 27 (0.67%) Shell Script
14 27 (0.67%) VBScript
15 24 (0.60%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
16 23 (0.57%) Perl
17 22 (0.55%) Ruby
18 18 (0.45%) Bash Shell
19 17 (0.42%) R
Qualifications
1 537 (13.40%) Degree
2 201 (5.02%) CISSP
3 144 (3.59%) CISM
4 142 (3.54%) Security Cleared
5 114 (2.85%) CISA
6 109 (2.72%) ISEB
7 75 (1.87%) Microsoft Certification
8 74 (1.85%) SC Cleared
9 72 (1.80%) Cisco Certification
10 64 (1.60%) PRINCE2 Certification
11 57 (1.42%) ITIL Certification
11 57 (1.42%) PMI Certification
12 47 (1.17%) CRISC
12 47 (1.17%) ISTQB
13 46 (1.15%) CCNA
14 43 (1.07%) PMP
15 40 (1.00%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
16 35 (0.87%) CCNP
17 33 (0.82%) APMP
18 30 (0.75%) CEH
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 243 (6.07%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 218 (5.44%) SLA
3 190 (4.74%) QA
4 133 (3.32%) PCI DSS
5 76 (1.90%) Data Quality
6 51 (1.27%) COBIT
7 28 (0.70%) ISO27002
8 24 (0.60%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 19 (0.47%) MiFID
10 18 (0.45%) ISO 14001
11 14 (0.35%) Solvency II
12 13 (0.32%) ISO 9001
12 13 (0.32%) PMBOK
13 12 (0.30%) ISAE 3402
14 10 (0.25%) Dodd-Frank
14 10 (0.25%) EMIR
14 10 (0.25%) FATCA
15 9 (0.22%) Section 508
16 8 (0.20%) P3O
17 7 (0.17%) HMG Security Policy Framework
System Software
1 494 (12.33%) Active Directory
2 131 (3.27%) VMware Infrastructure
3 70 (1.75%) Hyper-V
4 41 (1.02%) vSphere
5 37 (0.92%) XenApp
6 26 (0.65%) XenDesktop
7 21 (0.52%) Docker
8 20 (0.50%) DFS Replication
9 18 (0.45%) Xen
10 17 (0.42%) VMware Server
11 15 (0.37%) Microsoft App-V
11 15 (0.37%) VMware ESXi
12 13 (0.32%) Virtual Desktop
13 11 (0.27%) Terminal Services
14 9 (0.22%) Firmware
14 9 (0.22%) Terminal Server
15 7 (0.17%) HDFS
16 4 (0.100%) Varnish
16 4 (0.100%) VirtualBox
16 4 (0.100%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 59 (1.47%) SCCM
2 24 (0.60%) WSUS
3 22 (0.55%) SCOM
4 18 (0.45%) AirWatch
5 16 (0.40%) Failover Clustering
6 15 (0.37%) Perfmon
7 14 (0.35%) Kubernetes
8 13 (0.32%) Puppet
9 12 (0.30%) Ansible
9 12 (0.30%) RSA Archer
10 8 (0.20%) EnCase
10 8 (0.20%) Opscode Chef
11 7 (0.17%) Cisco CUCM
11 7 (0.17%) Nessus
12 6 (0.15%) Host Intrusion Detection System
12 6 (0.15%) HP Quality Center
12 6 (0.15%) NetBackup
13 5 (0.12%) Backup Exec
13 5 (0.12%) Sysprep
13 5 (0.12%) ThinApp
Vendors
1 933 (23.29%) Microsoft
2 314 (7.84%) Citrix
3 256 (6.39%) Cisco
4 208 (5.19%) VMware
5 205 (5.12%) iManage
6 159 (3.97%) Oracle
7 155 (3.87%) SAP
8 120 (3.00%) Mitel
9 96 (2.40%) Tableau
10 87 (2.17%) HP
11 56 (1.40%) Google
12 41 (1.02%) Informatica
13 40 (1.00%) CheckPoint
14 39 (0.97%) Avaya
15 38 (0.95%) Salesforce.com
16 35 (0.87%) SolarWinds
17 34 (0.85%) Adobe
18 33 (0.82%) Riverbed
19 32 (0.80%) NetApp
20 31 (0.77%) Interwoven
London
Plan-net
Salary: Unspecified Market rate
Posted: 13 hours ago
London
Plan-net
Salary: Unspecified Market rate
Posted: 13 hours ago
Warwickshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £25000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Acumin
Salary: Competitive
Posted: Yesterday
Woking, Surrey
Exposed Solutions
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 14 hours ago
London
Nicoll Curtin
Salary: £55000 - £80000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 16 hours ago
Stockport, Cheshire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £22000 - £28000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Stockport, Cheshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £22000.00 - £28000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Venturi
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum + full bens
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Douglas-Scott
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + Good Package
Posted: Yesterday
UK
Venturi
Salary: £60000 - £80000.00 per annum + bonus +Full bens
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Douglas-Scott
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + Good Package
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
nGAGE Specialist Recruitment
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Plan-net
Salary: Market rate
Posted: 3 days ago
South West London
Venturi
Salary: £40000 - £65000 per annum + pension
Posted: Yesterday
Kent
Ashdown IT
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Venturi
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Experis Ltd
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Exposed Solutions
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 14 hours ago
West London
Streamline Connections
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £70,000 - £90,000
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £70,000 - £90,000
Posted: 2 days ago
Hook, Hampshire
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £70,000 - £90,000
Posted: 2 days ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
Douglas-Scott
Salary: £15000 - £19000 per annum + Good Package
Posted: 5 days ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
Circle Recruitment
Salary: Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
East London
Experis Ltd
Salary: £70000 - £80000 per annum + bonus, benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
TLP Consultancy Ltd.
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Hounslow, Middlesex
Venturi
Salary: £0.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Leigh Day
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Information Technology Services
Salary: £60k - 80k per year + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago