The first 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 10 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all terms in our General category.

Location
3 months to
10 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Legal
Rank 145 134 204
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +70
Permanent jobs citing Legal 2232 2249 1588
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 1.91% 2.06% 1.35%
As % of the General category 4.32% 4.73% 3.00%
Number of salaries quoted 1715 1656 1216
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £28,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +6.66%
General Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
General category
51649 47501 52899
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 44.22% 43.54% 45.04%
Number of salaries quoted 40161 37732 44636
Average salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £80,000 £77,500
UK excluding London average salary £43,500 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+2.35% -

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 10 July 2014 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 10 July 2014. 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 -18 2065 £47,500 +5.55% 266
London -19 1107 £52,500 +5.00% 136
South East -12 373 £45,000 - 45
City of London -15 312 £52,500 +23.52% 53
Surrey -19 141 £45,000 - 7
East of England +7 121 £47,500 +5.55% 8
North West +4 113 £33,000 -12.00% 14
Yorkshire -46 113 £34,250 +5.38% 20
South West -46 94 £37,500 +2.04% 17
Egham -2 84 £57,500 -
Hertfordshire +22 82 £38,500 -21.02% 4
Berkshire -13 78 £47,250 +5.00% 8
West Midlands +23 76 £33,000 -26.66% 11
Bristol -15 75 £41,250 +10.00% 12
Manchester +7 72 £32,500 -13.33% 9
Scotland +23 69 £40,000 -21.56% 4
West Yorkshire -47 69 £35,000 - 16
East Midlands +12 54 £40,000 -11.11% 12
Buckinghamshire +34 49 £37,500 +25.00% 2
Birmingham +26 47 £33,000 -22.35% 6
Glasgow +22 47 £40,000 -20.00% 2
Leeds -61 46 £32,500 -7.14% 8
Milton Keynes +39 39 £35,000 +52.17% 1
South Wales +22 34 £37,500 - 2
Wales +11 34 £37,500 - 2
Reading -8 33 £48,000 -4.00% 1
Hampshire -25 31 £43,250 +16.89% 8
South Yorkshire +13 30 £30,000 +9.09% 3
Watford -7 24 £32,500 -27.77% 2
Sheffield +6 23 £30,000 +9.09% 2

Legal
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 10 July 2014, 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 1624 (35.95%) Finance
2 1139 (25.22%) Law
3 1008 (22.32%) Microsoft
4 951 (21.05%) Windows
5 795 (17.60%) SQL
6 736 (16.29%) MS Excel
7 660 (14.61%) Degree
8 640 (14.17%) Project Management
9 599 (13.26%) MS Office
10 564 (12.49%) SQL Server
11 563 (12.46%) ITIL
12 487 (10.78%) .NET
13 447 (9.90%) Active Directory
14 434 (9.61%) Risk Management
15 405 (8.97%) SAP
16 388 (8.59%) C#
16 388 (8.59%) Banking
17 372 (8.24%) Marketing
18 353 (7.81%) Business Development
19 323 (7.15%) Windows 7
20 322 (7.13%) HTML
21 315 (6.97%) Management Information System
22 310 (6.86%) PRINCE2
23 282 (6.24%) Citrix
23 282 (6.24%) VMware
24 280 (6.20%) Java
25 273 (6.04%) Business Intelligence
26 269 (5.96%) SharePoint
27 259 (5.73%) Stakeholder Management
28 253 (5.60%) JavaScript

Legal
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 10 July 2014, 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
1 269 (5.96%) SharePoint
2 193 (4.27%) MS Exchange
3 114 (2.52%) WorkSite
4 103 (2.28%) Exchange Server 2010
5 101 (2.24%) IIS
6 96 (2.13%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 91 (2.01%) CMS
8 87 (1.93%) NetWeaver
9 58 (1.28%) SharePoint 2010
10 54 (1.20%) Lync
11 49 (1.08%) SharePoint 2013
12 41 (0.91%) Exchange Server 2007
13 40 (0.89%) Exchange Server 2003
14 36 (0.80%) Tomcat
15 35 (0.77%) Exchange Server 2013
16 34 (0.75%) WebSphere
17 33 (0.73%) Apache
18 28 (0.62%) SharePoint Server
19 25 (0.55%) BizTalk Server
19 25 (0.55%) SAP Portal
Applications
1 736 (16.29%) MS Excel
2 599 (13.26%) MS Office
3 155 (3.43%) MS PowerPoint
4 99 (2.19%) MS Project
4 99 (2.19%) MS Visio
5 33 (0.73%) Photoshop
6 23 (0.51%) Spreadsheet
7 14 (0.31%) Adobe Captivate
8 7 (0.15%) InfoPath
9 6 (0.13%) Adobe Illustrator
10 3 (0.066%) SPSS
10 3 (0.066%) Mingle
11 2 (0.044%) Acrobat
11 2 (0.044%) Fireworks
11 2 (0.044%) S-PLUS
11 2 (0.044%) Mathematica
12 1 (0.022%) CATIA
12 1 (0.022%) InDesign
12 1 (0.022%) Adobe After Effects
12 1 (0.022%) CPLEX
Business Applications
1 85 (1.88%) Visualfiles
2 43 (0.95%) Dynamics CRM
3 41 (0.91%) SAP FI
4 39 (0.86%) SAP FI/CO
4 39 (0.86%) SAP CO
5 31 (0.69%) SAP FSCM
6 29 (0.64%) SAP BPC
7 26 (0.58%) SAP MDM
8 19 (0.42%) SAP CRM
9 18 (0.40%) SAP SD
10 17 (0.38%) Google Analytics
11 16 (0.35%) Dynamics AX
12 15 (0.33%) Oracle EBS
12 15 (0.33%) SAP ERP
13 7 (0.15%) Remedy ITSM
13 7 (0.15%) Infor M3
13 7 (0.15%) Lawson
13 7 (0.15%) SAP R/3
13 7 (0.15%) assyst
14 6 (0.13%) Maximo
Cloud Services
1 52 (1.15%) SaaS
2 16 (0.35%) Office 365
3 14 (0.31%) Cloud Computing
4 9 (0.20%) Microsoft Azure
5 8 (0.18%) Amazon AWS
6 7 (0.15%) Amazon EC2
7 6 (0.13%) IBM Blueworks
8 4 (0.089%) IaaS
9 3 (0.066%) GitHub
10 2 (0.044%) SuccessFactors
10 2 (0.044%) Amazon S3
10 2 (0.044%) Force.com
10 2 (0.044%) PaaS
11 1 (0.022%) Rackspace Cloud
11 1 (0.022%) Google App Engine
Communications & Networking
1 139 (3.08%) Firewall
2 135 (2.99%) LAN
3 124 (2.75%) TCP/IP
4 119 (2.63%) WAN
5 114 (2.52%) SAN
5 114 (2.52%) Internet
6 75 (1.66%) DNS
7 65 (1.44%) Intranet
8 60 (1.33%) Network Security
9 56 (1.24%) DHCP
10 53 (1.17%) VPN
11 48 (1.06%) Wireless
12 47 (1.04%) VoIP
13 27 (0.60%) NAS
14 26 (0.58%) Intrusion Detection
15 20 (0.44%) Unified Communications
15 20 (0.44%) HTTP
16 19 (0.42%) Broadband
17 18 (0.40%) SMTP
18 17 (0.38%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 564 (12.49%) SQL Server
2 252 (5.58%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 188 (4.16%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 155 (3.43%) SQL Server 2008
5 86 (1.90%) Relational Database
6 84 (1.86%) Data Warehouse
7 79 (1.75%) SQL Server 2005
8 69 (1.53%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 62 (1.37%) SQL Server 2012
10 61 (1.35%) SAP BW
11 52 (1.15%) Oracle Database
12 47 (1.04%) MySQL
13 40 (0.89%) DataStage
14 39 (0.86%) RDBMS
15 37 (0.82%) SAP Data Services
16 32 (0.71%) SQL Server 2000
17 30 (0.66%) Data Mining
18 29 (0.64%) MS Access
19 26 (0.58%) OLAP
20 24 (0.53%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 84 (1.86%) Visual Studio
2 46 (1.02%) Eclipse
3 43 (0.95%) Team Foundation Server
4 42 (0.93%) Subversion
5 27 (0.60%) JIRA
5 27 (0.60%) MSI
6 24 (0.53%) Selenium
6 24 (0.53%) Maven
7 20 (0.44%) JUnit
7 20 (0.44%) Git (software)
7 20 (0.44%) Jenkins
8 16 (0.35%) InstallShield
9 11 (0.24%) QuickTest Pro
10 10 (0.22%) Ant
11 9 (0.20%) Bugzilla
11 9 (0.20%) LSMW
11 9 (0.20%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
11 9 (0.20%) WebDriver
11 9 (0.20%) Rhino Mocks
11 9 (0.20%) MSBuild
General
1 1624 (35.95%) Finance
2 1139 (25.22%) Law
3 388 (8.59%) Banking
4 372 (8.24%) Marketing
5 248 (5.49%) Telecoms
6 159 (3.52%) Retail
7 133 (2.94%) Investment Banking
8 86 (1.90%) Front Office
9 64 (1.42%) Financial Institution
10 59 (1.31%) Billing
11 53 (1.17%) Publishing
12 48 (1.06%) Manufacturing
13 38 (0.84%) Advertising
14 37 (0.82%) Pharmaceutical
15 35 (0.77%) Back Office
16 32 (0.71%) Games
17 25 (0.55%) German Language
18 24 (0.53%) Retail Banking
19 20 (0.44%) Multimedia
20 17 (0.38%) Military
Job Titles
1 1004 (22.23%) Analyst
2 676 (14.97%) Developer
3 353 (7.81%) Consultant
4 345 (7.64%) Architect
5 332 (7.35%) Business Analyst
6 260 (5.76%) Project Manager
7 242 (5.36%) Support Analyst
8 184 (4.07%) SAP Consultant
9 131 (2.90%) Service Analyst
10 124 (2.75%) Administrator
11 119 (2.63%) Service Desk Analyst
12 112 (2.48%) Team Leader
13 110 (2.44%) Senior Manager
14 97 (2.15%) .NET Developer
15 85 (1.88%) Solutions Architect
15 85 (1.88%) Trainer
16 82 (1.82%) Java Developer
17 79 (1.75%) Service Manager
18 75 (1.66%) Managing Consultant
19 72 (1.59%) DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 487 (10.78%) .NET
2 322 (7.13%) HTML
3 214 (4.74%) CSS
4 191 (4.23%) ASP.NET
5 171 (3.79%) XML
6 132 (2.92%) jQuery
7 131 (2.90%) Web Services
8 114 (2.52%) .NET Framework
9 89 (1.97%) HTML5
10 77 (1.70%) Ajax
11 70 (1.55%) XSLT
12 60 (1.33%) WCF
13 57 (1.26%) J2EE
14 53 (1.17%) Spring
14 53 (1.17%) Middleware
15 49 (1.08%) SAP Basis
15 49 (1.08%) ASP.NET MVC
16 42 (0.93%) REST
17 41 (0.91%) Hibernate
18 38 (0.84%) LINQ
Miscellaneous
1 315 (6.97%) Management Information System
2 131 (2.90%) Blackberry
3 122 (2.70%) Computer Science
4 83 (1.84%) Clustering
5 82 (1.82%) Social Media
6 78 (1.73%) Equities
7 61 (1.35%) Mathematics
8 57 (1.26%) Derivative
9 49 (1.08%) Data Protection Act
10 42 (0.93%) E-Learning
10 42 (0.93%) PMI
11 41 (0.91%) Data Integration
12 40 (0.89%) Reference Data
13 38 (0.84%) Fixed Income
14 37 (0.82%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
15 36 (0.80%) Open Source
16 31 (0.69%) Statistics
16 31 (0.69%) Smartphone
17 30 (0.66%) Credit Risk
17 30 (0.66%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 951 (21.05%) Windows
2 323 (7.15%) Windows 7
3 228 (5.05%) Windows Server 2008
4 190 (4.21%) Linux
5 171 (3.79%) Windows Server 2003
6 138 (3.06%) UNIX
7 137 (3.03%) Windows XP
8 93 (2.06%) Windows Server 2012
9 84 (1.86%) Windows 8
10 53 (1.17%) Apple iOS
11 45 (1.00%) Android
12 32 (0.71%) Solaris
13 28 (0.62%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 26 (0.58%) Mac OS X
15 24 (0.53%) AIX
16 18 (0.40%) Windows 2000
17 17 (0.38%) Windows 2000 Server
18 13 (0.29%) HPUX
19 9 (0.20%) Windows Vista
20 6 (0.13%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 640 (14.17%) Project Management
2 563 (12.46%) ITIL
3 434 (9.61%) Risk Management
4 353 (7.81%) Business Development
5 310 (6.86%) PRINCE2
6 273 (6.04%) Business Intelligence
7 259 (5.73%) Stakeholder Management
8 246 (5.45%) Service Delivery
9 237 (5.25%) Agile Software Development
10 232 (5.14%) Business Analysis
11 226 (5.00%) CRM
12 217 (4.80%) Document Management
13 213 (4.72%) Information Security
14 209 (4.63%) Change Management
15 197 (4.36%) Data Management
16 190 (4.21%) Service Management
17 175 (3.87%) Data Protection
18 174 (3.85%) Business Transformation
19 173 (3.83%) Migration
20 163 (3.61%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 795 (17.60%) SQL
2 388 (8.59%) C#
3 280 (6.20%) Java
4 253 (5.60%) JavaScript
5 241 (5.34%) T-SQL
6 119 (2.63%) VB.NET
7 99 (2.19%) PowerShell
8 86 (1.90%) VB
9 79 (1.75%) VBA
10 72 (1.59%) C++
11 69 (1.53%) PHP
12 60 (1.33%) ABAP
13 58 (1.28%) C
14 47 (1.04%) VBScript
15 32 (0.71%) Python
16 31 (0.69%) Ruby
17 28 (0.62%) Perl
18 23 (0.51%) VB6
19 22 (0.49%) Shell Script
20 20 (0.44%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 660 (14.61%) Degree
2 213 (4.72%) Security Cleared
3 170 (3.76%) Microsoft Certification
4 131 (2.90%) SC Cleared
5 121 (2.68%) ITIL Certification
6 117 (2.59%) CISSP
7 114 (2.52%) ISEB
8 89 (1.97%) Cisco Certification
9 85 (1.88%) MCSE
10 73 (1.62%) PMI Certification
11 67 (1.48%) MCP
12 62 (1.37%) CCNA
13 57 (1.26%) CISM
14 54 (1.20%) PMP
14 54 (1.20%) PRINCE2 Certification
15 46 (1.02%) MCSA
16 45 (1.00%) MCITP
17 34 (0.75%) ISTQB
18 33 (0.73%) APMP
19 31 (0.69%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 182 (4.03%) SLA
2 156 (3.45%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 154 (3.41%) QA
4 67 (1.48%) PCI DSS
5 51 (1.13%) Data Quality
6 45 (1.00%) ISO 9001
7 27 (0.60%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 17 (0.38%) COBIT
9 15 (0.33%) BS7799
9 15 (0.33%) Dodd-Frank
10 14 (0.31%) ISO/IEC 17799
11 13 (0.29%) EMIR
12 12 (0.27%) ISO 14001
13 11 (0.24%) FATCA
14 8 (0.18%) MiFID
15 7 (0.15%) Basel III
16 6 (0.13%) ISO 9000
17 5 (0.11%) COSO
18 4 (0.089%) GCP
18 4 (0.089%) GMP
System Software
1 447 (9.90%) Active Directory
2 163 (3.61%) VMware Infrastructure
3 69 (1.53%) vSphere
4 55 (1.22%) XenApp
5 43 (0.95%) Hyper-V
6 42 (0.93%) Microsoft App-V
7 39 (0.86%) XenDesktop
8 22 (0.49%) Terminal Services
9 21 (0.46%) VMware ESX
10 17 (0.38%) XenServer
11 14 (0.31%) VMware ESXi
12 12 (0.27%) vCloud
13 9 (0.20%) Veritas Cluster Server
14 8 (0.18%) KVM
15 7 (0.15%) UAG
15 7 (0.15%) EMC RecoverPoint
16 4 (0.089%) VMware Server
16 4 (0.089%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
16 4 (0.089%) Nmap
16 4 (0.089%) Xen
Systems Management
1 79 (1.75%) SCCM
2 27 (0.60%) SCOM
3 21 (0.46%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
4 18 (0.40%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 15 (0.33%) NetBackup
6 14 (0.31%) BMC PATROL
7 12 (0.27%) Norton AntiVirus
7 12 (0.27%) HP Quality Center
8 10 (0.22%) DameWare
9 9 (0.20%) Tivoli
9 9 (0.20%) Backup Exec
9 9 (0.20%) Veritas Storage Foundation
9 9 (0.20%) Puppet
10 8 (0.18%) Opscode Chef
11 7 (0.15%) EMC NetWorker
11 7 (0.15%) HP Data Protector
12 6 (0.13%) YUM
12 6 (0.13%) WSUS
13 5 (0.11%) Tivoli Storage Manager
13 5 (0.11%) MAILsweeper
Vendors
1 1008 (22.32%) Microsoft
2 405 (8.97%) SAP
3 282 (6.24%) Citrix
3 282 (6.24%) VMware
4 212 (4.69%) Oracle
5 181 (4.01%) Cisco
6 141 (3.12%) HP
7 76 (1.68%) Interwoven
8 73 (1.62%) IBM
9 65 (1.44%) Reuters
10 62 (1.37%) EMC
11 61 (1.35%) Symantec
12 49 (1.08%) Remedy
13 47 (1.04%) LexisNexis
14 43 (0.95%) JBoss
15 42 (0.93%) Informatica
16 41 (0.91%) McAfee
17 37 (0.82%) Red Hat
18 36 (0.80%) Bloomberg
18 36 (0.80%) Juniper
City, London
Sanderson
Salary: £200 - £234 per day
Posted: 6 hours ago
Kent
Premier Group Recruitment
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 7 hours ago
West London
Computer People
Salary: £35000.00 - £40000.00 per annum + £40,000 + Bens
Posted: 7 hours ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
Sanderson
Salary: £30000.00 - £40000.00 per annum
Posted: 7 hours ago
Central London / West End
Chambers and Partners
Salary: From £30,000 to £35,000 per annum
Posted: 8 hours ago
Central London / West End
Chambers and Partners
Salary: From £25,000 to £30,000 per annum
Posted: 8 hours ago
Central London / West End
Chambers and Partners
Salary: From £45,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 8 hours ago
City, London
I3
Salary: £60000 - £65000 per annum + Bonus + Bens
Posted: 8 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
Sanderson
Salary: £25000 - £38000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 9 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Head Resourcing
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + Excellent package
Posted: 9 hours ago
Guildford, Surrey
OpenBet Technology
Salary: Competitive Salary and Company Benefits
Posted: 9 hours ago
West London
OpenBet Technology
Salary: Competitive Salary and Company Benefits
Posted: 9 hours ago
West London
OpenBet Technology
Salary: Competitive Salary and Company Benefits
Posted: 10 hours ago
City, London
Red10
Salary: From £55,000 to £65,000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 10 hours ago
City, London
Zycron Europe Ltd
Salary: From £21,000 to £28,000 per annum
Posted: 10 hours ago
Leicester, Leicestershire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: Up to £36,000 per annum plus excellent benefits
Posted: 10 hours ago
Hampshire
Pharma Division
Salary: £45000.00 - £60000.00 per annum
Posted: 13 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
techfolk Ltd
Salary: + benefits
Posted: 13 hours ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Resource Management
Salary: benefits
Posted: 15 hours ago
London
Streamline Connections
Salary: £60000 - £75000 per annum + Bonus
Posted: 15 hours ago