Period
to 14 December 2019

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 14 December 2019 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Legal
Central London > City of London
6 months to
14 Dec 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 159 124 83
Rank change year-on-year -35 -41 -6
Permanent jobs citing Legal 174 273 383
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 1.78% 2.56% 3.69%
As % of the General category 3.58% 5.02% 6.30%
Number of salaries quoted 146 250 339
City of London median annual salary £55,000 £60,000 £56,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -8.33% +6.19% +2.73%
10th Percentile £37,500 £34,525 £31,850
90th Percentile £87,500 £95,000 £85,000
Central London median annual salary £55,000 £59,250 £55,000
% change year-on-year -7.17% +7.73% +4.76%

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 4,864 5,434 6,084
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 49.83% 50.99% 58.66%
Number of salaries quoted 4,151 4,847 5,483
City of London median annual salary £67,500 £65,000 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.85% +8.33% -
10th Percentile £37,500 £37,400 £36,250
90th Percentile £100,000 £96,250 £97,500
Central London median annual salary £66,500 £65,000 £60,000
% change year-on-year +2.31% +8.33% +3.45%

Legal
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

Job postings citing Legal as a percentage 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

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT 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

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Legal in the City of London over the 6 months to 14 December 2019.

Salary histogram for Legal in the City of London

Legal
Job Locations in the City of London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Legal within the City of London region over the 6 months to 14 December 2019. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London Bridge -10 1 £65,000 +30.00%
Legal
Central London

For the 6 months to 14 December 2019, 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 52 (29.89%) Law
2 44 (25.29%) Finance
3 33 (18.97%) Agile Software Development
4 31 (17.82%) Degree
5 29 (16.67%) Microsoft Office
6 27 (15.52%) Windows
6 27 (15.52%) Analytical Skills
6 27 (15.52%) GDPR
7 26 (14.94%) Microsoft
8 22 (12.64%) Analytics
8 22 (12.64%) Azure
9 21 (12.07%) SQL
10 20 (11.49%) SQL Server
11 19 (10.92%) Information Security
11 19 (10.92%) Project Delivery
12 18 (10.34%) Data Protection
12 18 (10.34%) Data Governance
13 17 (9.77%) Project Management
13 17 (9.77%) C#
14 16 (9.20%) JavaScript
14 16 (9.20%) Big Data
14 16 (9.20%) Problem-Solving
15 15 (8.62%) Test Automation
15 15 (8.62%) XML
15 15 (8.62%) Management Information System
16 14 (8.05%) Stakeholder Management
16 14 (8.05%) Business Intelligence
16 14 (8.05%) Continuous Integration
16 14 (8.05%) Cybersecurity
17 13 (7.47%) DevOps

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 11 (6.32%) SharePoint
2 6 (3.45%) CMS
3 5 (2.87%) Adobe Experience Manager
4 4 (2.30%) MS Exchange
5 3 (1.72%) Apache
5 3 (1.72%) Apache Spark
6 2 (1.15%) Elasticsearch
6 2 (1.15%) Exchange Server 2010
6 2 (1.15%) SharePoint 2010
6 2 (1.15%) Skype for Business
7 1 (0.57%) Apache Airflow
7 1 (0.57%) Zope
Applications
1 29 (16.67%) Microsoft Office
2 9 (5.17%) InfoPath
2 9 (5.17%) Microsoft Excel
3 4 (2.30%) Photoshop
3 4 (2.30%) S-PLUS
4 3 (1.72%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 3 (1.72%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 5 (2.87%) Elite 3E
2 3 (1.72%) Carpe Diem
3 1 (0.57%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 22 (12.64%) Azure
2 7 (4.02%) Office 365
2 7 (4.02%) SaaS
3 5 (2.87%) Dynamics 365
3 5 (2.87%) PaaS
4 4 (2.30%) IaaS
5 3 (1.72%) Amazon EMR
5 3 (1.72%) Amazon S3
5 3 (1.72%) Mimecast
6 2 (1.15%) AWS
6 2 (1.15%) Serverless
7 1 (0.57%) Azure Data Factory
7 1 (0.57%) Azure Stack
7 1 (0.57%) BrowserStack
7 1 (0.57%) Power Platform
7 1 (0.57%) Sauce Labs
Communications & Networking
1 9 (5.17%) Intranet
2 5 (2.87%) Firewall
3 4 (2.30%) Network Security
3 4 (2.30%) Remote Desktop
4 3 (1.72%) DHCP
4 3 (1.72%) DNS
4 3 (1.72%) TCP/IP
4 3 (1.72%) WAN
5 2 (1.15%) 3G
5 2 (1.15%) 4G
5 2 (1.15%) BIG-IP
5 2 (1.15%) Cisco ASA
5 2 (1.15%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
5 2 (1.15%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
5 2 (1.15%) Internet
5 2 (1.15%) LAN
5 2 (1.15%) Skype
5 2 (1.15%) VPN
5 2 (1.15%) Wi-Fi
5 2 (1.15%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (11.49%) SQL Server
2 16 (9.20%) Big Data
3 8 (4.60%) Relational Database
4 6 (3.45%) NoSQL
4 6 (3.45%) PostgreSQL
5 5 (2.87%) SQL Server 2008
5 5 (2.87%) SQL Server 2012
5 5 (2.87%) SQL Server 2016
6 4 (2.30%) Data Warehouse
7 3 (1.72%) Apache Hive
7 3 (1.72%) Hadoop
7 3 (1.72%) HDInsight
7 3 (1.72%) Neo4j
8 1 (0.57%) Amazon Redshift
8 1 (0.57%) Azure SQL Database
8 1 (0.57%) BusinessObjects
8 1 (0.57%) MongoDB
8 1 (0.57%) Oracle Database
8 1 (0.57%) Oracle Database 12c
8 1 (0.57%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 7 (4.02%) TeamCity
2 6 (3.45%) Selenium
2 6 (3.45%) Team Foundation Server
3 5 (2.87%) SpecFlow
3 5 (2.87%) WebDriver
4 4 (2.30%) JIRA
5 2 (1.15%) FitNesse
5 2 (1.15%) Octopus Deploy
6 1 (0.57%) Gatling
6 1 (0.57%) JMeter
General
1 52 (29.89%) Law
2 44 (25.29%) Finance
3 12 (6.90%) Banking
4 6 (3.45%) Marketing
5 5 (2.87%) Investment Banking
6 3 (1.72%) Public Sector
7 2 (1.15%) Digital Economy
7 2 (1.15%) Games
7 2 (1.15%) Telecoms
8 1 (0.57%) Back Office
8 1 (0.57%) Dutch Language
8 1 (0.57%) French Language
8 1 (0.57%) Front Office
8 1 (0.57%) German Language
8 1 (0.57%) Italian Language
8 1 (0.57%) Mandarin Language
8 1 (0.57%) Retail
8 1 (0.57%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 32 (18.39%) Analyst
2 19 (10.92%) Consultant
3 12 (6.90%) Developer
3 12 (6.90%) Project Manager
4 10 (5.75%) IT Support
5 9 (5.17%) Support Analyst
6 8 (4.60%) Data Governance Analyst
6 8 (4.60%) Data Governance Manager
6 8 (4.60%) Governance Manager
6 8 (4.60%) Software Engineer
7 7 (4.02%) IT Analyst
7 7 (4.02%) Service Analyst
7 7 (4.02%) Workday Analyst
8 6 (3.45%) Architect
8 6 (3.45%) Data Consultant
8 6 (3.45%) Information Manager
8 6 (3.45%) Information Security Manager
8 6 (3.45%) Legal Analyst
8 6 (3.45%) Project Governance Manager
8 6 (3.45%) Security Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (8.62%) XML
2 8 (4.60%) .NET
2 8 (4.60%) Natural Language Processing
2 8 (4.60%) Regular Expression
3 7 (4.02%) .NET Framework
3 7 (4.02%) AngularJS
3 7 (4.02%) ASP.NET
3 7 (4.02%) ASP.NET MVC
3 7 (4.02%) ASP.NET MVC 4
3 7 (4.02%) Entity Framework
3 7 (4.02%) LINQ
3 7 (4.02%) WCF
4 6 (3.45%) CSS
4 6 (3.45%) Middleware
4 6 (3.45%) REST
5 4 (2.30%) RESTful
6 3 (1.72%) LAPP Stack
7 2 (1.15%) NumPy
7 2 (1.15%) Redux
7 2 (1.15%) Silverlight
Miscellaneous
1 27 (15.52%) Analytical Skills
2 15 (8.62%) Management Information System
3 8 (4.60%) Enterprise Software
3 8 (4.60%) Video Conferencing
4 7 (4.02%) Mobile App
4 7 (4.02%) User Experience
5 6 (3.45%) Blackberry
5 6 (3.45%) Data Structures
6 5 (2.87%) iPhone
7 4 (2.30%) Analytical Mindset
7 4 (2.30%) Data Centre
8 2 (1.15%) Cyberthreat
8 2 (1.15%) Data Protection Act
8 2 (1.15%) iPad
8 2 (1.15%) Self-Motivation
9 1 (0.57%) BBC
9 1 (0.57%) Blog
9 1 (0.57%) FlexPod
9 1 (0.57%) Online Games
9 1 (0.57%) Taxonomies
Operating Systems
1 27 (15.52%) Windows
2 12 (6.90%) Windows 10
3 10 (5.75%) Windows 7
4 8 (4.60%) Unix
5 6 (3.45%) Windows Server
6 3 (1.72%) Linux
6 3 (1.72%) Windows Server 2008
7 2 (1.15%) Android
7 2 (1.15%) Windows Server 2003
7 2 (1.15%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (0.57%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (18.97%) Agile Software Development
2 22 (12.64%) Analytics
3 19 (10.92%) Information Security
3 19 (10.92%) Project Delivery
4 18 (10.34%) Data Governance
4 18 (10.34%) Data Protection
5 17 (9.77%) Project Management
6 16 (9.20%) Problem-Solving
7 15 (8.62%) Test Automation
8 14 (8.05%) Business Intelligence
8 14 (8.05%) Continuous Integration
8 14 (8.05%) Cybersecurity
8 14 (8.05%) Stakeholder Management
9 13 (7.47%) DevOps
9 13 (7.47%) ETL
9 13 (7.47%) Line Management
9 13 (7.47%) Software Engineering
10 12 (6.90%) Data Management
10 12 (6.90%) Data Privacy
10 12 (6.90%) System Testing
Programming Languages
1 21 (12.07%) SQL
2 17 (9.77%) C#
3 16 (9.20%) JavaScript
4 11 (6.32%) Python
5 9 (5.17%) VB
6 8 (4.60%) Perl
7 3 (1.72%) Java
8 2 (1.15%) PowerShell
8 2 (1.15%) Scala
8 2 (1.15%) XAML
9 1 (0.57%) C
9 1 (0.57%) C++
9 1 (0.57%) PL/SQL
9 1 (0.57%) VB.NET
9 1 (0.57%) VBA
Qualifications
1 31 (17.82%) Degree
2 10 (5.75%) CISA
2 10 (5.75%) CISSP
3 9 (5.17%) CISM
4 7 (4.02%) Cisco Certification
4 7 (4.02%) Master's Degree
5 4 (2.30%) (ISC)2 CCSP
5 4 (2.30%) CRISC
6 2 (1.15%) CCNA
6 2 (1.15%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 2 (1.15%) Security Cleared
7 1 (0.57%) CCIE
7 1 (0.57%) CCNP
7 1 (0.57%) ISEB
7 1 (0.57%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (0.57%) MCITP
7 1 (0.57%) Microsoft Certification
7 1 (0.57%) PMI Certification
7 1 (0.57%) PMP
7 1 (0.57%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 27 (15.52%) GDPR
2 12 (6.90%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 8 (4.60%) Data Quality
3 8 (4.60%) NIST
4 6 (3.45%) Cyber Essentials
5 4 (2.30%) ISO 22301
5 4 (2.30%) QA
6 3 (1.72%) PMO
6 3 (1.72%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 3 (1.72%) SLA
7 2 (1.15%) COBIT
8 1 (0.57%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
8 1 (0.57%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
8 1 (0.57%) PCI DSS
8 1 (0.57%) PSD2
System Software
1 10 (5.75%) Active Directory
2 3 (1.72%) HDFS
2 3 (1.72%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (1.15%) Terminal Services
3 2 (1.15%) vSphere
4 1 (0.57%) Docker
4 1 (0.57%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (0.57%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 4 (2.30%) TeamSite
2 3 (1.72%) Ansible
2 3 (1.72%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (0.57%) EnCase
3 1 (0.57%) FTK
3 1 (0.57%) Kubernetes
3 1 (0.57%) SCCM
3 1 (0.57%) SolarWinds Orion
3 1 (0.57%) Terraform
3 1 (0.57%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 26 (14.94%) Microsoft
2 11 (6.32%) iManage
3 10 (5.75%) Citrix
4 9 (5.17%) Informatica
5 8 (4.60%) Intapp
6 7 (4.02%) Workday
7 5 (2.87%) Adobe
8 4 (2.30%) Apple
8 4 (2.30%) CheckPoint
8 4 (2.30%) Cisco
8 4 (2.30%) Dell
9 3 (1.72%) SolarWinds
9 3 (1.72%) Talend
9 3 (1.72%) VMware
10 2 (1.15%) Atlassian
10 2 (1.15%) F5
10 2 (1.15%) McAfee
10 2 (1.15%) Mitel
10 2 (1.15%) Riverbed
10 2 (1.15%) Salesforce.com