Period
to 30 March 2020

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 30 March 2020 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Legal
UK > England
6 months to
30 Mar 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 165 189 169
Rank change year-on-year +24 -20 -2
Permanent jobs citing Legal 2,319 2,564 3,467
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in England 2.12% 1.85% 2.09%
As % of the General category 5.26% 4.54% 4.83%
Number of salaries quoted 1,724 1,994 2,813
Median annual salary £50,000 £52,500 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.76% - +5.00%
10th Percentile £28,000 £30,900 £31,250
90th Percentile £85,000 £80,000 £82,500
UK median annual salary £50,000 £52,500 £52,500
% change year-on-year -4.76% - +5.00%

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 44,097 56,478 71,822
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 40.40% 40.80% 43.28%
Number of salaries quoted 33,720 43,218 56,709
Median annual salary £57,500 £55,000 £51,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.55% +7.84% +2.00%
10th Percentile £31,500 £31,000 £30,000
90th Percentile £95,000 £90,025 £85,000
UK median annual salary £56,500 £55,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +2.73% +10.00% -

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 30 March 2020.

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 30 March 2020. 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 +21 1,223 £57,500 +4.55% 154
South East +38 357 £50,000 -9.09% 148
North of England +34 331 £44,000 -2.22% 148
North West +30 217 £47,500 +5.56% 74
Midlands +51 169 £47,000 -1.31% 66
South West +50 151 £50,000 +25.00% 177
East of England +69 136 £50,000 -16.67% 72
West Midlands +38 115 £48,250 +1.58% 41
Yorkshire +29 105 £37,500 -6.25% 58
East Midlands +32 55 £45,000 -16.28% 24
North East +10 11 £37,500 -45.26% 16
Legal
UK

For the 6 months to 30 March 2020, 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.

1 660 (28.46%) Finance
2 631 (27.21%) Law
3 564 (24.32%) Microsoft
4 516 (22.25%) Agile Software Development
5 426 (18.37%) SQL
6 391 (16.86%) Windows
7 382 (16.47%) Degree
8 376 (16.21%) Problem-Solving
9 314 (13.54%) SQL Server
10 307 (13.24%) Analytical Skills
11 298 (12.85%) Information Security
12 297 (12.81%) Azure
13 274 (11.82%) Business Intelligence
14 270 (11.64%) Analytics
15 254 (10.95%) Microsoft Office
16 244 (10.52%) Project Management
17 243 (10.48%) .NET
18 241 (10.39%) ITIL
19 238 (10.26%) Python
20 236 (10.18%) Active Directory
21 233 (10.05%) C#
22 221 (9.53%) ISO/IEC 27001
23 211 (9.10%) Office 365
24 199 (8.58%) Stakeholder Management
25 182 (7.85%) JavaScript
26 179 (7.72%) Cybersecurity
27 177 (7.63%) Scrum
28 176 (7.59%) GDPR
29 174 (7.50%) Data Analysis
30 171 (7.37%) Management Information System

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
1 116 (5.00%) SharePoint
2 64 (2.76%) MS Exchange
3 44 (1.90%) Confluence
4 31 (1.34%) IIS
5 29 (1.25%) Skype for Business
6 28 (1.21%) Apache Spark
6 28 (1.21%) CMS
7 22 (0.95%) Exchange Server 2010
8 18 (0.78%) Exchange Server 2013
9 15 (0.65%) Elasticsearch
9 15 (0.65%) NetWeaver
9 15 (0.65%) SAP Portal
10 13 (0.56%) Apache Airflow
11 12 (0.52%) SharePoint Server
12 10 (0.43%) WordPress
13 8 (0.34%) Apache
14 7 (0.30%) SharePoint 2013
15 6 (0.26%) NServiceBus
16 4 (0.17%) Adobe Experience Manager
17 3 (0.13%) WebLogic
Applications
1 254 (10.95%) Microsoft Office
2 152 (6.55%) Microsoft Excel
3 87 (3.75%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 39 (1.68%) MS Visio
5 20 (0.86%) Adobe XD
5 20 (0.86%) InVision
5 20 (0.86%) Zeplin
6 17 (0.73%) InfoPath
7 15 (0.65%) LibreOffice
8 14 (0.60%) AutoCAD
9 13 (0.56%) Microsoft Project
10 11 (0.47%) Adobe Creative Suite
11 10 (0.43%) Photoshop
12 6 (0.26%) SPSS
13 3 (0.13%) Acrobat
13 3 (0.13%) Adobe Illustrator
13 3 (0.13%) Camtasia
13 3 (0.13%) Chatbot
13 3 (0.13%) Sketch
13 3 (0.13%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 50 (2.16%) Dynamics CRM
2 39 (1.68%) Elite 3E
3 15 (0.65%) SAP CRM
4 9 (0.39%) Carpe Diem
5 8 (0.34%) Payment Gateway
6 7 (0.30%) Veritas eDiscovery
7 5 (0.22%) Oracle Financials
7 5 (0.22%) Relativity
7 5 (0.22%) Visualfiles
8 4 (0.17%) Dynamics AX
9 3 (0.13%) Oracle Assets
9 3 (0.13%) Oracle Cash Management
9 3 (0.13%) Oracle EBS
9 3 (0.13%) Oracle EBS R12
9 3 (0.13%) Oracle General Ledger
9 3 (0.13%) Oracle iProcurement
9 3 (0.13%) Oracle Payables
9 3 (0.13%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
9 3 (0.13%) Oracle Receivables
10 2 (0.086%) Salesforce.com CRM
Cloud Services
1 297 (12.81%) Azure
2 211 (9.10%) Office 365
3 163 (7.03%) AWS
4 140 (6.04%) SaaS
5 61 (2.63%) Power Platform
6 54 (2.33%) Serverless
7 53 (2.29%) PaaS
8 44 (1.90%) GCP
9 40 (1.72%) GitHub
10 35 (1.51%) IaaS
11 26 (1.12%) Dynamics 365
11 26 (1.12%) Mimecast
12 22 (0.95%) npm
13 20 (0.86%) Azure Active Directory
14 17 (0.73%) Cloud Computing
15 12 (0.52%) Amazon S3
16 8 (0.34%) Amazon EMR
17 6 (0.26%) Amazon SQS
17 6 (0.26%) AWS CloudFormation
17 6 (0.26%) PowerApps
Communications & Networking
1 130 (5.61%) Firewall
2 86 (3.71%) DNS
3 82 (3.54%) LAN
4 61 (2.63%) VPN
4 61 (2.63%) WAN
5 57 (2.46%) DHCP
6 50 (2.16%) Internet
7 47 (2.03%) TCP/IP
8 39 (1.68%) Network Security
9 32 (1.38%) SAN
9 32 (1.38%) Wireless
10 30 (1.29%) Skype
11 29 (1.25%) Intranet
11 29 (1.25%) VoIP
12 23 (0.99%) Wi-Fi
13 19 (0.82%) Intrusion Detection
13 19 (0.82%) Remote Desktop
13 19 (0.82%) VLAN
14 16 (0.69%) MPLS
15 13 (0.56%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 314 (13.54%) SQL Server
2 126 (5.43%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 110 (4.74%) Data Lake
4 100 (4.31%) Oracle Reports
5 77 (3.32%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 63 (2.72%) Big Data
7 60 (2.59%) Power BI
8 50 (2.16%) Data Warehouse
9 33 (1.42%) Relational Database
10 29 (1.25%) QlikView
10 29 (1.25%) SQL Server 2012
10 29 (1.25%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 20 (0.86%) NoSQL
11 20 (0.86%) PostgreSQL
12 19 (0.82%) Snowflake Schema
13 17 (0.73%) Hadoop
13 17 (0.73%) MySQL
14 15 (0.65%) Neo4j
14 15 (0.65%) SAP BW
14 15 (0.65%) SAP HANA
Development Applications
1 87 (3.75%) JIRA
2 60 (2.59%) Team Foundation Server
3 58 (2.50%) Visual Studio
4 45 (1.94%) Jenkins
5 33 (1.42%) TeamCity
6 29 (1.25%) Git (software)
7 27 (1.16%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 26 (1.12%) Jasmine
9 25 (1.08%) Karma Test Runner
9 25 (1.08%) Visual Studio Team System
10 24 (1.03%) Selenium
11 22 (0.95%) Axure RP
11 22 (0.95%) Balsamiq
12 9 (0.39%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
13 8 (0.34%) Appium
13 8 (0.34%) SoapUI
13 8 (0.34%) SpecFlow
14 7 (0.30%) PhpStorm
14 7 (0.30%) WebDriver
14 7 (0.30%) WinDbg
General
1 660 (28.46%) Finance
2 631 (27.21%) Law
3 160 (6.90%) Marketing
4 140 (6.04%) Telecoms
5 78 (3.36%) Banking
6 73 (3.15%) Public Sector
7 55 (2.37%) Retail
8 53 (2.29%) Back Office
9 42 (1.81%) Manufacturing
10 34 (1.47%) Front Office
11 28 (1.21%) Billing
12 23 (0.99%) Advertising
12 23 (0.99%) Financial Institution
13 16 (0.69%) Military
14 14 (0.60%) Local Government
15 13 (0.56%) Aerospace
15 13 (0.56%) Digital Economy
16 10 (0.43%) Investment Banking
17 9 (0.39%) Games
18 7 (0.30%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 426 (18.37%) Analyst
2 258 (11.13%) Developer
3 112 (4.83%) IT Manager
4 106 (4.57%) Architect
5 95 (4.10%) Support Analyst
6 89 (3.84%) Project Manager
7 85 (3.67%) Senior Analyst
8 76 (3.28%) Data Analyst
9 75 (3.23%) Consultant
10 71 (3.06%) Applications Support
10 71 (3.06%) Security Manager
11 70 (3.02%) IT Analyst
12 67 (2.89%) Infrastructure Engineer
13 66 (2.85%) IT Support
14 62 (2.67%) Senior Data Analyst
15 61 (2.63%) Information Manager
15 61 (2.63%) Service Analyst
16 58 (2.50%) Service Manager
16 58 (2.50%) Support Engineer
17 56 (2.41%) Product Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 243 (10.48%) .NET
2 107 (4.61%) AngularJS
3 93 (4.01%) HTML
4 87 (3.75%) .NET Framework
5 85 (3.67%) CSS
6 80 (3.45%) ASP.NET
7 75 (3.23%) Web Services
8 66 (2.85%) Node.js
9 64 (2.76%) REST
10 62 (2.67%) JSON
11 56 (2.41%) XML
12 52 (2.24%) Angular 2
13 51 (2.20%) RESTful
14 47 (2.03%) ASP.NET Web API
15 46 (1.98%) React
16 40 (1.72%) HTML5
17 38 (1.64%) Sass
18 37 (1.60%) jQuery
19 36 (1.55%) ASP.NET MVC
20 32 (1.38%) .NET Core
Miscellaneous
1 307 (13.24%) Analytical Skills
2 171 (7.37%) Management Information System
3 128 (5.52%) Self-Motivation
4 62 (2.67%) User Experience
5 53 (2.29%) Data Centre
6 34 (1.47%) Fixed Income
7 33 (1.42%) Data Structures
8 31 (1.34%) Data Protection Act
8 31 (1.34%) Video Conferencing
9 28 (1.21%) Enterprise Software
10 27 (1.16%) Mobile App
11 24 (1.03%) Greenfield Project
12 19 (0.82%) iPhone
12 19 (0.82%) Private Cloud
13 18 (0.78%) Enterprise Storage
14 16 (0.69%) Driving Licence
14 16 (0.69%) Virtual Team
15 14 (0.60%) SWIFT
16 13 (0.56%) Replication
16 13 (0.56%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 391 (16.86%) Windows
2 128 (5.52%) Windows 10
3 117 (5.05%) Windows Server
4 109 (4.70%) Linux
5 60 (2.59%) Windows 7
6 53 (2.29%) Windows Server 2012
7 34 (1.47%) Windows Server 2016
8 31 (1.34%) Ubuntu
9 27 (1.16%) Unix
10 26 (1.12%) Windows Server 2008
11 21 (0.91%) CentOS
12 20 (0.86%) Android
13 16 (0.69%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 15 (0.65%) Fedora
15 14 (0.60%) Windows Server 2019
16 11 (0.47%) Mac OS X
16 11 (0.47%) Windows 8
17 9 (0.39%) Apple iOS
18 3 (0.13%) Mac OS
18 3 (0.13%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 516 (22.25%) Agile Software Development
2 376 (16.21%) Problem-Solving
3 298 (12.85%) Information Security
4 274 (11.82%) Business Intelligence
5 270 (11.64%) Analytics
6 244 (10.52%) Project Management
7 241 (10.39%) ITIL
8 199 (8.58%) Stakeholder Management
9 179 (7.72%) Cybersecurity
10 177 (7.63%) Scrum
11 174 (7.50%) Data Analysis
12 167 (7.20%) Risk Management
13 166 (7.16%) Data Protection
14 156 (6.73%) CRM
15 148 (6.38%) Data Analytics
16 147 (6.34%) Service Delivery
17 146 (6.30%) ETL
18 140 (6.04%) Change Management
19 138 (5.95%) Due Diligence
20 137 (5.91%) Project Delivery
Programming Languages
1 426 (18.37%) SQL
2 238 (10.26%) Python
3 233 (10.05%) C#
4 182 (7.85%) JavaScript
5 142 (6.12%) PowerShell
6 120 (5.17%) Java
7 66 (2.85%) C
8 59 (2.54%) T-SQL
8 59 (2.54%) TypeScript
9 49 (2.11%) PHP
10 39 (1.68%) Ruby
11 33 (1.42%) ES6
12 28 (1.21%) Bash Shell
13 27 (1.16%) R
14 26 (1.12%) VBA
15 23 (0.99%) Scala
16 22 (0.95%) VB.NET
17 21 (0.91%) F#
18 20 (0.86%) VBScript
19 17 (0.73%) C++
Qualifications
1 382 (16.47%) Degree
2 145 (6.25%) CISSP
3 132 (5.69%) Security Cleared
4 113 (4.87%) CISM
5 85 (3.67%) CISA
6 76 (3.28%) Microsoft Certification
7 75 (3.23%) Cisco Certification
8 62 (2.67%) SC Cleared
9 57 (2.46%) CCNA
10 45 (1.94%) MCSE
11 34 (1.47%) Computer Science Degree
12 32 (1.38%) DV Cleared
13 28 (1.21%) CompTIA Security+
14 25 (1.08%) GIAC
15 24 (1.03%) SANS
16 23 (0.99%) Network+ Certification
17 22 (0.95%) SSCP
18 20 (0.86%) ISTQB
19 19 (0.82%) CCNP
20 18 (0.78%) DBS Check
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 221 (9.53%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 176 (7.59%) GDPR
3 94 (4.05%) SLA
4 93 (4.01%) GAAP
5 75 (3.23%) PCI DSS
6 60 (2.59%) QA
7 47 (2.03%) Cyber Essentials
8 40 (1.72%) NIST
9 34 (1.47%) COBIT
10 29 (1.25%) PMO
11 27 (1.16%) Sarbanes-Oxley
12 17 (0.73%) Data Quality
12 17 (0.73%) HIPAA
13 15 (0.65%) ISO 9001
14 14 (0.60%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
15 13 (0.56%) NCSC
16 9 (0.39%) ISO 22301
17 7 (0.30%) COSO
17 7 (0.30%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
17 7 (0.30%) FISMA
System Software
1 236 (10.18%) Active Directory
2 72 (3.10%) VMware Infrastructure
3 51 (2.20%) Docker
4 33 (1.42%) Hyper-V
4 33 (1.42%) VMware ESXi
5 21 (0.91%) Terminal Services
6 16 (0.69%) XenApp
7 15 (0.65%) NFS
7 15 (0.65%) Samba
7 15 (0.65%) VirtualBox
7 15 (0.65%) Xen
8 13 (0.56%) vSphere
9 10 (0.43%) XenDesktop
10 6 (0.26%) HDFS
11 5 (0.22%) Virtual Servers
12 3 (0.13%) Virtual Desktop
12 3 (0.13%) Virtual Machines
13 2 (0.086%) Apache Flume
13 2 (0.086%) BitLocker
13 2 (0.086%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 39 (1.68%) SCCM
2 38 (1.64%) Ansible
3 37 (1.60%) Kubernetes
4 31 (1.34%) vCenter Server
5 23 (0.99%) Docker Swarm
5 23 (0.99%) Puppet
6 15 (0.65%) Nagios
6 15 (0.65%) OpenNMS
6 15 (0.65%) ZABBIX
7 12 (0.52%) Terraform
8 11 (0.47%) AirWatch
8 11 (0.47%) EnCase
8 11 (0.47%) FTK
8 11 (0.47%) Microsoft Intune
9 8 (0.34%) Computer Emergency Response Teams
9 8 (0.34%) Fluentd
9 8 (0.34%) Grafana
9 8 (0.34%) Opscode Chef
9 8 (0.34%) Thomson Reuters DACS
10 6 (0.26%) HP ALM
Vendors
1 564 (24.32%) Microsoft
2 151 (6.51%) Oracle
3 141 (6.08%) Tableau
4 136 (5.86%) iManage
5 132 (5.69%) Citrix
6 124 (5.35%) VMware
7 111 (4.79%) Cisco
8 106 (4.57%) Cadence
9 95 (4.10%) Alteryx
9 95 (4.10%) Blue Prism
10 94 (4.05%) Automation Anywhere
10 94 (4.05%) Teradata
11 93 (4.01%) UiPath
12 75 (3.23%) Intapp
13 67 (2.89%) Adobe
14 56 (2.41%) Aderant
15 39 (1.68%) Salesforce.com
15 39 (1.68%) SAP
16 37 (1.60%) ServiceNow
17 36 (1.55%) NetApp