Period
to 29 July 2021

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Legal in permanent job vacancies advertised in the City of London. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Legal over the 6 months to 29 July 2021 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Legal
Central London > City of London
6 months to
29 Jul 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 100 126 143
Rank change year-on-year +26 +17 -55
Permanent jobs citing Legal 170 107 227
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the City of London 3.04% 2.00% 2.22%
As % of the General category 5.15% 3.29% 3.52%
Number of salaries quoted 144 91 207
10th Percentile £35,375 £31,250 £35,600
25th Percentile £42,500 £36,250 £47,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £52,500 £55,000 £56,000
Median % change year-on-year -4.55% -1.79% -6.67%
75th Percentile £66,563 £78,125 £67,500
90th Percentile £80,875 £85,000 £80,100
Central London median annual salary £52,500 £55,000 £60,000
% change year-on-year -4.55% -8.33% +4.35%

Legal is in the General Skills category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in the City of London with a requirement for common skills.

All General Skills
City of London
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for common skills 3,300 3,252 6,441
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 59.06% 60.91% 62.91%
Number of salaries quoted 2,887 2,857 5,683
10th Percentile £42,500 £41,250 £35,500
25th Percentile £52,500 £52,500 £48,750
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £72,500 £70,000 £65,000
Median % change year-on-year +3.57% +7.69% +4.00%
75th Percentile £91,250 £86,250 £82,500
90th Percentile £109,250 £105,000 £96,250
Central London median annual salary £70,000 £70,000 £65,000
% change year-on-year - +7.69% +8.33%

Legal
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

Job postings citing Legal as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in the City of London.

Job vacancy trend for Legal in the City of London

Legal
Salary Trend in the City of London

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Legal in the City of London.

Salary trend for Legal in the City of London

Legal
Salary Histogram in the City of London

Salary distribution for jobs citing Legal in the City of London over the 6 months to 29 July 2021.

Salary histogram for Legal in the City of London

For the 6 months to 29 July 2021, IT jobs citing Legal also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the City of London region with a requirement for Legal.

1 78 (45.88%) Law
2 47 (27.65%) Finance
3 44 (25.88%) Windows
4 42 (24.71%) Microsoft
5 39 (22.94%) Social Skills
6 37 (21.76%) SQL
6 37 (21.76%) Agile Software Development
7 31 (18.24%) Microsoft Office
8 30 (17.65%) Azure
9 28 (16.47%) Microsoft 365
10 27 (15.88%) iManage
11 25 (14.71%) QA
12 23 (13.53%) Active Directory
13 22 (12.94%) Windows 10
14 21 (12.35%) Selenium
15 19 (11.18%) Analytics
16 18 (10.59%) Regression Testing
16 18 (10.59%) SQL Server Integration Services
17 17 (10.00%) Degree
17 17 (10.00%) C
17 17 (10.00%) Python
17 17 (10.00%) Test Scripting
17 17 (10.00%) Data Protection
17 17 (10.00%) Intapp
18 16 (9.41%) Windows Server
18 16 (9.41%) Analytical Skills
18 16 (9.41%) Stakeholder Management
18 16 (9.41%) Management Information System
18 16 (9.41%) Project Management
19 15 (8.82%) C#

Legal
Co-occurring IT Skills in the City of London 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 9 (5.29%) MS Exchange
2 7 (4.12%) SharePoint
3 5 (2.94%) CMS
3 5 (2.94%) Exchange Server 2010
3 5 (2.94%) Skype for Business
4 4 (2.35%) Umbraco
5 3 (1.76%) Drupal
6 2 (1.18%) Apache
6 2 (1.18%) Apache Airflow
6 2 (1.18%) Apache Spark
7 1 (0.59%) Appian
7 1 (0.59%) EPiServer
7 1 (0.59%) Exchange Server 2013
7 1 (0.59%) Kentico
7 1 (0.59%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 31 (18.24%) Microsoft Office
2 8 (4.71%) Microsoft Excel
2 8 (4.71%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 5 (2.94%) Adobe Illustrator
3 5 (2.94%) Photoshop
4 2 (1.18%) InfoPath
4 2 (1.18%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.59%) Adobe Captivate
Business Applications
1 5 (2.94%) Elite 3E
1 5 (2.94%) Salesforce.com CRM
2 4 (2.35%) Relativity
3 2 (1.18%) Carpe Diem
3 2 (1.18%) Remedy ITSM
3 2 (1.18%) Visualfiles
4 1 (0.59%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (0.59%) Magento
4 1 (0.59%) Oracle BPM
4 1 (0.59%) SAP S/4HANA
4 1 (0.59%) Temenos T24
Cloud Services
1 30 (17.65%) Azure
2 28 (16.47%) Microsoft 365
3 14 (8.24%) AWS
4 8 (4.71%) Power Platform
5 5 (2.94%) Azure Active Directory
5 5 (2.94%) Serverless
6 4 (2.35%) Amazon S3
6 4 (2.35%) OneDrive
7 3 (1.76%) Dynamics 365
7 3 (1.76%) GCP
7 3 (1.76%) GitHub
7 3 (1.76%) PowerApps
8 2 (1.18%) Amazon EC2
8 2 (1.18%) Amazon SQS
8 2 (1.18%) AWS Lambda
8 2 (1.18%) Lucidchart
9 1 (0.59%) Mimecast
9 1 (0.59%) SaaS
9 1 (0.59%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 12 (7.06%) VPN
2 11 (6.47%) DHCP
2 11 (6.47%) DNS
3 6 (3.53%) Firewall
4 5 (2.94%) Fibre Channel
4 5 (2.94%) TCP/IP
5 4 (2.35%) Intranet
5 4 (2.35%) SMTP
6 3 (1.76%) Extranet
6 3 (1.76%) WAN
6 3 (1.76%) Wi-Fi
7 2 (1.18%) Internet
8 1 (0.59%) 4G
8 1 (0.59%) ADSL
8 1 (0.59%) Broadband
8 1 (0.59%) Cisco ASA
8 1 (0.59%) Cisco IOS
8 1 (0.59%) LAN
8 1 (0.59%) MPLS
8 1 (0.59%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (10.59%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 10 (5.88%) SQL Server
3 8 (4.71%) Power BI
4 5 (2.94%) Data Warehouse
4 5 (2.94%) SQL Server 2019
4 5 (2.94%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 4 (2.35%) SQL Server 2012
6 3 (1.76%) Blockchain
6 3 (1.76%) Relational Database
6 3 (1.76%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 2 (1.18%) Amazon Athena
7 2 (1.18%) Amazon RDS
7 2 (1.18%) Data Lake
7 2 (1.18%) Parquet
7 2 (1.18%) PostgreSQL
7 2 (1.18%) SQL Server 2014
7 2 (1.18%) Tableau
8 1 (0.59%) MySQL
8 1 (0.59%) OLAP
8 1 (0.59%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 21 (12.35%) Selenium
2 14 (8.24%) Ranorex
3 4 (2.35%) Cucumber
3 4 (2.35%) JIRA
4 3 (1.76%) Cypress.io
4 3 (1.76%) Git (software)
4 3 (1.76%) Postman
5 2 (1.18%) git-flow
6 1 (0.59%) SpecFlow
General
1 78 (45.88%) Law
2 47 (27.65%) Finance
3 39 (22.94%) Social Skills
4 16 (9.41%) Analytical Skills
5 10 (5.88%) Publishing
6 7 (4.12%) Banking
6 7 (4.12%) Financial Institution
6 7 (4.12%) Games
7 6 (3.53%) Marketing
8 5 (2.94%) Billing
9 4 (2.35%) Back Office
10 3 (1.76%) Influencing Skills
11 2 (1.18%) Presentation Skills
11 2 (1.18%) Retail
12 1 (0.59%) French Language
12 1 (0.59%) Front Office
12 1 (0.59%) German Language
12 1 (0.59%) Italian Language
12 1 (0.59%) Spanish Language
12 1 (0.59%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 51 (30.00%) Analyst
2 14 (8.24%) IT Analyst
3 13 (7.65%) Legal Analyst
3 13 (7.65%) Support Analyst
4 12 (7.06%) Business Analyst
4 12 (7.06%) IT Support
5 11 (6.47%) QA Engineer
6 10 (5.88%) Data Engineer
7 9 (5.29%) IT Support Analyst
8 8 (4.71%) Consultant
8 8 (4.71%) IT Manager
8 8 (4.71%) Senior Analyst
8 8 (4.71%) Technical Analyst
9 7 (4.12%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 7 (4.12%) Project Manager
10 6 (3.53%) Automation Engineer
10 6 (3.53%) QA Analyst
10 6 (3.53%) Security Analyst
10 6 (3.53%) Service Analyst
10 6 (3.53%) Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (5.29%) .NET
2 6 (3.53%) JSON
2 6 (3.53%) Regular Expression
3 5 (2.94%) Scrapy
4 4 (2.35%) Beautiful Soup
5 3 (1.76%) REST
6 2 (1.18%) Django
6 2 (1.18%) HTML
6 2 (1.18%) Kafka
6 2 (1.18%) Middleware
6 2 (1.18%) PySpark
6 2 (1.18%) RabbitMQ
6 2 (1.18%) SOAP
6 2 (1.18%) WinForms
7 1 (0.59%) Gherkin
7 1 (0.59%) React
7 1 (0.59%) WPF
7 1 (0.59%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 16 (9.41%) Management Information System
2 11 (6.47%) Social Media
3 10 (5.88%) User Experience
4 7 (4.12%) Hedge funds
5 5 (2.94%) EMC VNX
5 5 (2.94%) Symmetrix
5 5 (2.94%) Video Conferencing
6 4 (2.35%) Data Protection Act
6 4 (2.35%) iPhone
6 4 (2.35%) Public Cloud
7 3 (1.76%) Analytical Mindset
7 3 (1.76%) Hybrid Cloud
8 2 (1.18%) FMCG
8 2 (1.18%) iPad
8 2 (1.18%) Mobile App
8 2 (1.18%) Self-Motivation
9 1 (0.59%) CMDB
9 1 (0.59%) Derivative
9 1 (0.59%) Greenfield Project
9 1 (0.59%) Mobile Payment
Operating Systems
1 44 (25.88%) Windows
2 22 (12.94%) Windows 10
3 16 (9.41%) Windows Server
4 7 (4.12%) Windows Server 2012
4 7 (4.12%) Windows Server 2016
5 6 (3.53%) Linux
6 5 (2.94%) Windows Server 2003
6 5 (2.94%) Windows Server 2008
7 4 (2.35%) Windows 7
8 2 (1.18%) Mac OS X
8 2 (1.18%) Windows Server 2019
9 1 (0.59%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (21.76%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (11.18%) Analytics
3 18 (10.59%) Regression Testing
4 17 (10.00%) Data Protection
4 17 (10.00%) Test Scripting
5 16 (9.41%) Project Management
5 16 (9.41%) Stakeholder Management
6 15 (8.82%) Document Management
6 15 (8.82%) Test Planning
7 14 (8.24%) Computer Science
7 14 (8.24%) Information Security
7 14 (8.24%) Migration
7 14 (8.24%) Test Automation
8 13 (7.65%) Stakeholder Engagement
9 11 (6.47%) Line Management
9 11 (6.47%) Problem-Solving
9 11 (6.47%) Service Delivery
10 10 (5.88%) Business Intelligence
10 10 (5.88%) Change Management
11 9 (5.29%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 37 (21.76%) SQL
2 17 (10.00%) C
2 17 (10.00%) Python
3 15 (8.82%) C#
4 13 (7.65%) PowerShell
5 6 (3.53%) XPath
6 5 (2.94%) JavaScript
7 2 (1.18%) Bash Shell
7 2 (1.18%) R
Qualifications
1 17 (10.00%) Degree
2 7 (4.12%) CISSP
3 5 (2.94%) CISM
3 5 (2.94%) Master's Degree
4 4 (2.35%) CISA
4 4 (2.35%) IIBA
4 4 (2.35%) PhD
5 2 (1.18%) AWS Certification
5 2 (1.18%) CompTIA Security+
5 2 (1.18%) EnCE
5 2 (1.18%) GCFA
5 2 (1.18%) GCFE
5 2 (1.18%) GREM
5 2 (1.18%) ITIL Certification
5 2 (1.18%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
5 2 (1.18%) SANS
5 2 (1.18%) Six Sigma Yellow Belt
6 1 (0.59%) MCSE
6 1 (0.59%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (0.59%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 25 (14.71%) QA
2 9 (5.29%) Data Quality
2 9 (5.29%) GDPR
3 8 (4.71%) Accessibility
4 5 (2.94%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 4 (2.35%) NIST
5 4 (2.35%) PMO
6 2 (1.18%) GRC
6 2 (1.18%) SLA
7 1 (0.59%) ISO 22301
System Software
1 23 (13.53%) Active Directory
2 6 (3.53%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (2.94%) Microsoft App-V
3 5 (2.94%) vSphere
3 5 (2.94%) XenApp
3 5 (2.94%) XenDesktop
4 3 (1.76%) VMware Workstation
5 2 (1.18%) Firmware
6 1 (0.59%) BitLocker
6 1 (0.59%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 5 (2.94%) Kubernetes
1 5 (2.94%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
2 4 (2.35%) SCCM
3 3 (1.76%) Microsoft Intune
3 3 (1.76%) Terraform
4 2 (1.18%) EnCase
4 2 (1.18%) FTK
4 2 (1.18%) Kubeflow
4 2 (1.18%) Single Sign-On
4 2 (1.18%) Sysprep
5 1 (0.59%) Ansible
5 1 (0.59%) Jamf Pro
Vendors
1 42 (24.71%) Microsoft
2 27 (15.88%) iManage
3 17 (10.00%) Intapp
4 13 (7.65%) VMware
5 8 (4.71%) Citrix
6 5 (2.94%) Apple
6 5 (2.94%) EMC
6 5 (2.94%) Infoblox
6 5 (2.94%) Salesforce.com
6 5 (2.94%) SolarWinds
6 5 (2.94%) Symantec
7 4 (2.35%) Cadence
7 4 (2.35%) Cisco
7 4 (2.35%) Mitel
7 4 (2.35%) MobileIron
8 3 (1.76%) Polycom
8 3 (1.76%) Sage
9 2 (1.18%) Cellebrite
9 2 (1.18%) HP
9 2 (1.18%) Nuix