Period
to

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Legal in permanent job vacancies advertised in England. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Legal over the 6 months to 23 May 2022 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Legal
UK > England
6 months to
23 May 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 118 144 164
Rank change year-on-year +26 +20 +42
Permanent jobs citing Legal 4,235 2,002 1,874
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in England 3.09% 2.46% 2.19%
As % of the General category 4.79% 4.49% 3.96%
Number of salaries quoted 1,782 1,112 1,297
10th Percentile £31,250 £30,750 £28,500
25th Percentile £41,250 £41,250 £37,477
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £55,000 £55,000 £50,000
Median % change year-on-year - +10.00% -5.12%
75th Percentile £75,000 £67,500 £67,500
90th Percentile £90,000 £81,250 £85,000
UK median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year - +10.00% -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 England with a requirement for common skills.

All General Skills
England
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for common skills 88,343 44,583 47,352
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 64.53% 54.68% 55.33%
Number of salaries quoted 44,799 32,130 36,894
10th Percentile £32,500 £31,250 £30,750
25th Percentile £42,999 £41,250 £40,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
Median % change year-on-year +4.35% +4.55% +4.76%
75th Percentile £80,000 £77,500 £75,000
90th Percentile £100,000 £95,000 £95,000
UK median annual salary £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year +9.09% - +4.76%

Legal
Job Vacancy Trend in England

Job postings citing Legal as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in England.

Job vacancy trend for Legal in England

Legal
Salary Trend in England

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Legal in England.

Salary trend for Legal in England

Legal
Salary Histogram in England

Salary distribution for jobs citing Legal in England over the 6 months to 23 May 2022.

Salary histogram for Legal in England

Legal
Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Legal within the England region over the 6 months to 23 May 2022. 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
Jobs
London +13 2,233 £63,000 +5.00% 197
South East +26 605 £53,640 +10.60% 148
North of England +21 589 £50,000 +11.11% 190
North West +29 430 £52,500 +16.67% 97
South West +7 336 £45,041 +18.53% 210
Midlands +34 273 £46,000 -10.68% 144
East of England +24 182 £50,000 -9.09% 89
West Midlands +26 177 £46,000 -13.41% 75
Yorkshire -15 146 £50,000 +11.11% 77
East Midlands +19 93 £50,000 +24.22% 68
North East -22 13 £40,000 -8.57% 16
Legal
UK

For the 6 months to 23 May 2022, 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 England region with a requirement for Legal.

1 1,643 (38.80%) Agile
2 1,455 (34.36%) Social Skills
3 1,397 (32.99%) Finance
4 1,048 (24.75%) Degree
5 743 (17.54%) Microsoft
6 738 (17.43%) Problem-Solving
7 717 (16.93%) Law
8 713 (16.84%) Azure
9 640 (15.11%) Software Engineering
10 623 (14.71%) SQL
11 620 (14.64%) Marketing
12 603 (14.24%) Analytical Skills
13 559 (13.20%) AWS
14 551 (13.01%) Risk Management
15 528 (12.47%) Analytics
16 509 (12.02%) Python
17 491 (11.59%) Project Management
18 478 (11.29%) Information Security
19 456 (10.77%) Mentoring
20 450 (10.63%) DevOps
21 443 (10.46%) Scrum
22 425 (10.04%) Windows
23 424 (10.01%) User Experience
24 416 (9.82%) Microservices
25 413 (9.75%) Business Intelligence
26 407 (9.61%) Cybersecurity
27 391 (9.23%) JavaScript
28 381 (9.00%) React
29 371 (8.76%) Coaching
30 370 (8.74%) Docker

Legal
Co-occurring IT Skills in England 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
1 148 (3.49%) SharePoint
2 82 (1.94%) Confluence
3 63 (1.49%) CMS
4 56 (1.32%) Tornado
5 45 (1.06%) Cloud Foundry
6 37 (0.87%) MS Exchange
7 31 (0.73%) IIS
7 31 (0.73%) Strapi
8 27 (0.64%) Apache Spark
9 23 (0.54%) Apache
9 23 (0.54%) WebLogic
10 16 (0.38%) Elasticsearch
10 16 (0.38%) SAS
11 13 (0.31%) WordPress
12 10 (0.24%) Exchange Server 2013
13 7 (0.17%) Jupyter
14 6 (0.14%) Jetty
15 5 (0.12%) OpenStack
16 4 (0.094%) Apache Solr
16 4 (0.094%) nginx
Applications
1 267 (6.30%) Microsoft Office
2 250 (5.90%) Microsoft Excel
3 89 (2.10%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 35 (0.83%) Adobe XD
4 35 (0.83%) Microsoft Project
5 30 (0.71%) Sketch
6 27 (0.64%) Photoshop
7 25 (0.59%) InVision
8 19 (0.45%) MS Visio
9 16 (0.38%) Acrobat
10 13 (0.31%) Spreadsheet
11 12 (0.28%) Adobe Illustrator
12 9 (0.21%) AutoCAD
12 9 (0.21%) InDesign
13 6 (0.14%) Chatbot
14 5 (0.12%) Adobe Creative Suite
14 5 (0.12%) CATIA
15 3 (0.071%) FrameMaker
15 3 (0.071%) Maya
15 3 (0.071%) RoboHelp
Business Applications
1 34 (0.80%) SAP HR
2 33 (0.78%) Elite 3E
3 19 (0.45%) Salesforce.com CRM
4 18 (0.43%) Dynamics CRM
4 18 (0.43%) Sentinel
5 16 (0.38%) SAP S/4HANA
6 12 (0.28%) Visualfiles
7 10 (0.24%) SAP CO
7 10 (0.24%) SAP FI
7 10 (0.24%) SAP FI/CO
8 7 (0.17%) SAP CRM
9 6 (0.14%) SAP FSCM
10 5 (0.12%) Adobe Campaign
10 5 (0.12%) Relativity
10 5 (0.12%) Unit4 Business World
11 4 (0.094%) NetSuite
11 4 (0.094%) Oracle ERP
11 4 (0.094%) SAP HCM
12 3 (0.071%) Carpe Diem
12 3 (0.071%) SAP LE
Cloud Services
1 713 (16.84%) Azure
2 559 (13.20%) AWS
3 361 (8.52%) Microsoft 365
4 227 (5.36%) Power Platform
5 194 (4.58%) SaaS
6 181 (4.27%) Serverless
7 159 (3.75%) GitHub
8 152 (3.59%) GCP
9 132 (3.12%) AWS Lambda
10 107 (2.53%) Cloud Computing
11 100 (2.36%) PaaS
12 94 (2.22%) IaaS
13 69 (1.63%) Amazon S3
14 67 (1.58%) Amazon EC2
15 62 (1.46%) Amazon ECS
16 55 (1.30%) Figma
17 51 (1.20%) PowerApps
18 47 (1.11%) Azure Active Directory
19 45 (1.06%) Heroku
20 42 (0.99%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 131 (3.09%) Firewall
2 103 (2.43%) DNS
3 75 (1.77%) Internet
4 73 (1.72%) TCP/IP
5 72 (1.70%) DHCP
5 72 (1.70%) WAN
6 60 (1.42%) LAN
7 57 (1.35%) VPN
8 52 (1.23%) WebEx
9 47 (1.11%) Intranet
10 38 (0.90%) Network Security
11 29 (0.68%) Wireless
12 26 (0.61%) Wi-Fi
13 25 (0.59%) HTTP
14 22 (0.52%) SAN
15 20 (0.47%) VLAN
16 18 (0.43%) Kerberos
17 17 (0.40%) NetScaler
17 17 (0.40%) VoIP
18 15 (0.35%) Remote Desktop
Database & Business Intelligence
1 199 (4.70%) SQL Server
2 198 (4.68%) Power BI
3 114 (2.69%) Relational Database
4 112 (2.64%) Data Warehouse
4 112 (2.64%) NoSQL
5 106 (2.50%) Big Data
6 105 (2.48%) MongoDB
7 80 (1.89%) Amazon RDS
7 80 (1.89%) Data Lake
8 77 (1.82%) MySQL
9 66 (1.56%) Tableau
10 61 (1.44%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 53 (1.25%) Amazon DynamoDB
12 41 (0.97%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 36 (0.85%) PostgreSQL
14 34 (0.80%) Amazon Aurora
14 34 (0.80%) Hadoop
15 31 (0.73%) Metadata
16 27 (0.64%) Geospatial Data
17 23 (0.54%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 227 (5.36%) Git (software)
2 187 (4.42%) JIRA
3 161 (3.80%) Jenkins
4 65 (1.53%) Cypress.io
5 52 (1.23%) Maven
6 41 (0.97%) webpack
7 39 (0.92%) Grunt
8 38 (0.90%) Bitbucket
9 36 (0.85%) Selenium
10 28 (0.66%) Cucumber
11 27 (0.64%) Jasmine
12 23 (0.54%) Team Foundation Server
13 20 (0.47%) Burp Suite
13 20 (0.47%) GitLab
14 18 (0.43%) Visual Studio
15 17 (0.40%) gulp
15 17 (0.40%) Mocha
16 15 (0.35%) Babel
16 15 (0.35%) JUnit
17 14 (0.33%) JMeter
General
1 1,455 (34.36%) Social Skills
2 1,397 (32.99%) Finance
3 717 (16.93%) Law
4 620 (14.64%) Marketing
5 603 (14.24%) Analytical Skills
6 350 (8.26%) Retail
7 280 (6.61%) Games
8 249 (5.88%) Banking
9 203 (4.79%) Public Sector
10 200 (4.72%) Influencing Skills
11 175 (4.13%) Inclusion and Diversity
12 171 (4.04%) Manufacturing
13 159 (3.75%) Organisational Skills
14 156 (3.68%) Presentation Skills
15 140 (3.31%) Aviation
16 124 (2.93%) Back Office
17 115 (2.72%) Telecoms
18 107 (2.53%) Advertising
19 85 (2.01%) Pharmaceutical
20 82 (1.94%) Online Betting
Job Titles
1 593 (14.00%) Analyst
2 436 (10.30%) Developer
3 306 (7.23%) Software Engineer
4 214 (5.05%) Project Manager
5 210 (4.96%) Architect
6 150 (3.54%) Senior Software Engineer
7 141 (3.33%) Data Manager
8 112 (2.64%) Designer
9 109 (2.57%) IT Manager
10 103 (2.43%) Senior Developer
11 98 (2.31%) Product Manager
12 96 (2.27%) Software Developer
13 93 (2.20%) Business Analyst
14 91 (2.15%) IT Analyst
14 91 (2.15%) Support Analyst
15 85 (2.01%) Consultant
16 82 (1.94%) Senior Manager
17 75 (1.77%) Security Analyst
18 73 (1.72%) Senior Analyst
19 67 (1.58%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 381 (9.00%) React
2 273 (6.45%) AngularJS
3 262 (6.19%) HTML
4 245 (5.79%) .NET
5 231 (5.45%) CSS
6 193 (4.56%) REST
7 162 (3.83%) Node.js
8 144 (3.40%) Redux
9 138 (3.26%) RESTful
10 110 (2.60%) JSON
11 109 (2.57%) Kafka
12 93 (2.20%) Spring Boot
13 86 (2.03%) RabbitMQ
14 84 (1.98%) Spring
15 83 (1.96%) .NET Core
16 81 (1.91%) HTML5
17 78 (1.84%) Sass
18 77 (1.82%) Web Services
19 69 (1.63%) .NET Framework
20 68 (1.61%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 424 (10.01%) User Experience
2 347 (8.19%) Management Information System
3 321 (7.58%) Self-Motivation
4 142 (3.35%) Mobile App
5 117 (2.76%) Data Centre
6 113 (2.67%) Sports Betting
7 109 (2.57%) Algorithms
8 106 (2.50%) Blog
9 103 (2.43%) Data Structures
10 82 (1.94%) Virtual Team
11 77 (1.82%) Social Media
12 65 (1.53%) Blockchain
12 65 (1.53%) Enterprise Software
13 56 (1.32%) IoT
14 54 (1.28%) Online Games
14 54 (1.28%) PropTech
15 53 (1.25%) Cyberthreat
16 47 (1.11%) NHS
17 45 (1.06%) Data Protection Act
18 44 (1.04%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 425 (10.04%) Windows
2 206 (4.86%) Linux
3 145 (3.42%) Windows Server
4 140 (3.31%) Windows 10
5 111 (2.62%) Android
6 110 (2.60%) Apple iOS
7 82 (1.94%) Unix
8 35 (0.83%) Windows Server 2012
9 21 (0.50%) Windows Server 2016
10 17 (0.40%) Windows Server 2008
10 17 (0.40%) Windows Server 2019
11 16 (0.38%) Windows 7
12 14 (0.33%) Kali Linux
13 10 (0.24%) Mac OS
14 9 (0.21%) CentOS
14 9 (0.21%) CoreOS
14 9 (0.21%) Embedded Linux
15 8 (0.19%) Ubuntu
16 7 (0.17%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
17 6 (0.14%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 1,643 (38.80%) Agile
2 738 (17.43%) Problem-Solving
3 640 (15.11%) Software Engineering
4 551 (13.01%) Risk Management
5 528 (12.47%) Analytics
6 491 (11.59%) Project Management
7 478 (11.29%) Information Security
8 456 (10.77%) Mentoring
9 450 (10.63%) DevOps
10 443 (10.46%) Scrum
11 416 (9.82%) Microservices
12 413 (9.75%) Business Intelligence
13 407 (9.61%) Cybersecurity
14 371 (8.76%) Coaching
15 362 (8.55%) Computer Science
16 340 (8.03%) Data Protection
17 332 (7.84%) Decision-Making
18 320 (7.56%) Continuous Improvement
19 313 (7.39%) Artificial Intelligence
20 311 (7.34%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 623 (14.71%) SQL
2 509 (12.02%) Python
3 391 (9.23%) JavaScript
4 321 (7.58%) C
5 315 (7.44%) C#
6 285 (6.73%) Java
7 168 (3.97%) TypeScript
8 125 (2.95%) PowerShell
9 123 (2.90%) R
10 100 (2.36%) C++
11 71 (1.68%) T-SQL
12 64 (1.51%) ES6
13 61 (1.44%) PHP
14 55 (1.30%) Go
15 51 (1.20%) Ruby
16 48 (1.13%) VBA
17 43 (1.02%) Clojure
18 40 (0.94%) Bash
19 39 (0.92%) Scala
20 27 (0.64%) VB
Qualifications
1 1,048 (24.75%) Degree
2 225 (5.31%) Computer Science Degree
3 178 (4.20%) CISSP
4 171 (4.04%) Security Cleared
5 120 (2.83%) SC Cleared
6 91 (2.15%) CISM
7 62 (1.46%) PMI Certification
8 48 (1.13%) Cisco Certification
9 45 (1.06%) TOGAF Certification
10 40 (0.94%) CISA
11 39 (0.92%) Microsoft Certification
12 37 (0.87%) MBA
13 35 (0.83%) Numerate Degree
14 34 (0.80%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
14 34 (0.80%) PMP
15 29 (0.68%) CRISC
16 28 (0.66%) CCNP
17 27 (0.64%) SANS
18 25 (0.59%) BPSS Clearance
19 24 (0.57%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 307 (7.25%) GDPR
2 234 (5.53%) QA
3 202 (4.77%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 137 (3.23%) Data Quality
5 114 (2.69%) NIST
6 108 (2.55%) SLA
7 93 (2.20%) Accessibility
8 83 (1.96%) PMO
9 63 (1.49%) PCI DSS
10 61 (1.44%) Cyber Essentials
11 57 (1.35%) GRC
12 45 (1.06%) Sarbanes-Oxley
13 34 (0.80%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
14 24 (0.57%) HIPAA
15 23 (0.54%) COBIT
15 23 (0.54%) NEBOSH
16 20 (0.47%) SOC 2
17 19 (0.45%) ISO 9001
18 16 (0.38%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
19 10 (0.24%) Good Clinical Practice
System Software
1 370 (8.74%) Docker
2 252 (5.95%) Active Directory
3 78 (1.84%) VMware Infrastructure
4 51 (1.20%) Hyper-V
5 19 (0.45%) Virtual Desktop
6 13 (0.31%) Firmware
6 13 (0.31%) vSphere
6 13 (0.31%) XenDesktop
7 12 (0.28%) Citrix Hypervisor
8 8 (0.19%) XenApp
9 6 (0.14%) Virtual Servers
9 6 (0.14%) VMware ESXi
10 3 (0.071%) Apache Flume
10 3 (0.071%) Virtual Machines
11 2 (0.047%) Apache ZooKeeper
11 2 (0.047%) VMware NSX
12 1 (0.024%) DFS Replication
12 1 (0.024%) iptables
12 1 (0.024%) KVM
12 1 (0.024%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 344 (8.12%) Kubernetes
2 198 (4.68%) Terraform
3 50 (1.18%) Ansible
4 48 (1.13%) SCCM
5 47 (1.11%) Microsoft Intune
6 25 (0.59%) Grafana
7 21 (0.50%) Puppet
8 19 (0.45%) Opscode Chef
9 15 (0.35%) CASB
10 14 (0.33%) ZABBIX
11 13 (0.31%) Active Directory Federation Services
11 13 (0.31%) Computer Emergency Response Teams
11 13 (0.31%) Graylog
12 11 (0.26%) Prometheus
13 10 (0.24%) Single Sign-On
14 9 (0.21%) Bugsnag
14 9 (0.21%) CSIRT
15 8 (0.19%) QRadar
16 7 (0.17%) Forefront Identity Manager
16 7 (0.17%) Packer
Vendors
1 743 (17.54%) Microsoft
2 158 (3.73%) Oracle
3 134 (3.16%) Citrix
4 127 (3.00%) Cisco
5 122 (2.88%) VMware
6 121 (2.86%) SAP
7 118 (2.79%) iManage
8 97 (2.29%) Salesforce.com
9 86 (2.03%) Adobe
10 73 (1.72%) Google
11 71 (1.68%) Twitter
12 62 (1.46%) Intapp
13 54 (1.28%) Workday
14 50 (1.18%) NEC
15 41 (0.97%) ServiceNow
16 38 (0.90%) Aderant
17 37 (0.87%) Sun
18 36 (0.85%) MuleSoft
19 31 (0.73%) Kronos
19 31 (0.73%) Mapbox