Period
to 12 August 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 12 August 2020 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Legal
UK > England
6 months to
12 Aug 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 167 215 185
Rank change year-on-year +48 -30 -13
Permanent jobs citing Legal 1,151 2,111 3,029
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in England 1.98% 1.60% 1.91%
As % of the General category 4.99% 4.00% 4.41%
Number of salaries quoted 821 1,637 2,295
Median annual salary £53,500 £52,500 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.90% - +5.00%
10th Percentile £30,000 £28,750 £30,000
90th Percentile £85,000 £81,250 £80,000
UK median annual salary £53,500 £52,500 £52,500
% change year-on-year +1.90% - +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 23,068 52,758 68,728
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 39.61% 40.10% 43.32%
Number of salaries quoted 17,905 40,050 52,924
Median annual salary £60,000 £55,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +9.09% +4.76% +5.00%
10th Percentile £32,500 £31,250 £29,750
90th Percentile £98,750 £92,500 £87,500
UK median annual salary £60,000 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year +9.09% +4.76% +5.00%

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 12 August 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 12 August 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 +24 609 £61,375 +2.29% 96
North of England +83 213 £44,000 +3.53% 86
North West +82 165 £44,000 -2.22% 42
South East +48 130 £50,000 +1.52% 94
South West +99 84 £50,000 +42.86% 85
Midlands +70 82 £45,000 -4.00% 52
West Midlands +52 58 £45,500 +1.11% 29
East of England +84 48 £45,000 -18.18% 51
East Midlands +96 38 £45,000 -21.74% 22
Yorkshire +70 38 £42,500 +6.25% 26
North East +19 10 £47,500 -20.83% 18
Legal
UK

For the 6 months to 12 August 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.

1 310 (26.93%) Law
2 297 (25.80%) Finance
3 247 (21.46%) Microsoft
3 247 (21.46%) Degree
4 230 (19.98%) SQL
5 229 (19.90%) Agile Software Development
6 213 (18.51%) Analytical Skills
7 212 (18.42%) Windows
8 165 (14.34%) Information Security
9 160 (13.90%) SQL Server
9 160 (13.90%) Azure
10 153 (13.29%) Business Intelligence
10 153 (13.29%) Problem-Solving
11 146 (12.68%) Analytics
12 137 (11.90%) ISO/IEC 27001
13 129 (11.21%) Python
14 128 (11.12%) ITIL
15 123 (10.69%) Security Cleared
16 118 (10.25%) Cybersecurity
17 114 (9.90%) GDPR
18 113 (9.82%) Active Directory
19 111 (9.64%) Oracle
20 110 (9.56%) Office 365
21 109 (9.47%) Microsoft Office
22 108 (9.38%) Data Analysis
23 107 (9.30%) Project Management
24 99 (8.60%) Risk Management
25 97 (8.43%) .NET
26 91 (7.91%) Tableau
26 91 (7.91%) AWS

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 51 (4.43%) SharePoint
2 27 (2.35%) MS Exchange
3 23 (2.00%) CMS
4 21 (1.82%) IIS
5 16 (1.39%) Confluence
6 11 (0.96%) Apache
7 8 (0.70%) nginx
7 8 (0.70%) SharePoint Server
7 8 (0.70%) Skype for Business
8 7 (0.61%) Elasticsearch
9 4 (0.35%) Apache Spark
9 4 (0.35%) ColdFusion
9 4 (0.35%) Exchange Server 2010
9 4 (0.35%) JBoss
9 4 (0.35%) Orchard CMS
9 4 (0.35%) Tomcat
9 4 (0.35%) Umbraco
9 4 (0.35%) WebLogic
10 3 (0.26%) BizTalk Server
10 3 (0.26%) NServiceBus
Applications
1 109 (9.47%) Microsoft Office
2 59 (5.13%) Microsoft Excel
3 30 (2.61%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 10 (0.87%) MS Visio
5 8 (0.70%) Adobe XD
5 8 (0.70%) InVision
5 8 (0.70%) Zeplin
6 6 (0.52%) Microsoft Project
6 6 (0.52%) Photoshop
7 4 (0.35%) Figma
8 3 (0.26%) Adobe Captivate
9 2 (0.17%) Adobe Illustrator
10 1 (0.087%) Adobe After Effects
10 1 (0.087%) Adobe Creative Suite
10 1 (0.087%) Adobe Premiere
10 1 (0.087%) Chatbot
10 1 (0.087%) InDesign
10 1 (0.087%) Simulink
10 1 (0.087%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 15 (1.30%) Elite 3E
2 11 (0.96%) Payment Gateway
3 10 (0.87%) Dynamics CRM
4 7 (0.61%) Carpe Diem
5 5 (0.43%) Relativity
5 5 (0.43%) Visualfiles
6 4 (0.35%) Unit4 Business World
7 3 (0.26%) Oracle Financials
8 2 (0.17%) NetSuite
8 2 (0.17%) Oracle EBS
8 2 (0.17%) Salesforce.com CRM
9 1 (0.087%) Dynamics AX
9 1 (0.087%) Oracle Assets
9 1 (0.087%) Oracle Cash Management
9 1 (0.087%) Oracle EBS R12
9 1 (0.087%) Oracle General Ledger
9 1 (0.087%) Oracle iProcurement
9 1 (0.087%) Oracle Payables
9 1 (0.087%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
9 1 (0.087%) Oracle Receivables
Cloud Services
1 160 (13.90%) Azure
2 110 (9.56%) Office 365
3 91 (7.91%) AWS
4 60 (5.21%) SaaS
5 28 (2.43%) PaaS
6 27 (2.35%) Cloud Computing
7 25 (2.17%) IaaS
7 25 (2.17%) Power Platform
8 24 (2.09%) Azure Active Directory
9 19 (1.65%) Mimecast
10 18 (1.56%) GitHub
11 14 (1.22%) Dynamics 365
12 13 (1.13%) GCP
13 8 (0.70%) npm
13 8 (0.70%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
14 6 (0.52%) Amazon S3
14 6 (0.52%) OpenShift
15 5 (0.43%) Amazon SQS
16 4 (0.35%) Serverless
17 3 (0.26%) IBM Blueworks
Communications & Networking
1 67 (5.82%) Firewall
2 49 (4.26%) DNS
3 30 (2.61%) VPN
4 26 (2.26%) LAN
4 26 (2.26%) Network Security
5 25 (2.17%) Internet
5 25 (2.17%) TCP/IP
6 24 (2.09%) DHCP
7 16 (1.39%) WAN
8 15 (1.30%) Wi-Fi
9 14 (1.22%) Intrusion Detection
10 13 (1.13%) Intranet
10 13 (1.13%) SSL
11 11 (0.96%) Skype
12 10 (0.87%) Wireless
13 8 (0.70%) SAN
14 7 (0.61%) VLAN
15 6 (0.52%) Cisco ASA
15 6 (0.52%) IPsec
15 6 (0.52%) Radio Access Network
Database & Business Intelligence
1 160 (13.90%) SQL Server
2 85 (7.38%) Oracle Reports
3 79 (6.86%) Data Lake
4 34 (2.95%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 33 (2.87%) Big Data
6 25 (2.17%) Power BI
7 22 (1.91%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 19 (1.65%) SQL Server 2012
9 17 (1.48%) MongoDB
10 13 (1.13%) Relational Database
11 12 (1.04%) MySQL
12 9 (0.78%) Data Warehouse
12 9 (0.78%) NoSQL
13 8 (0.70%) SQL Server Analysis Services
14 6 (0.52%) Amazon DynamoDB
14 6 (0.52%) PostgreSQL
14 6 (0.52%) QlikView
14 6 (0.52%) RDBMS
15 5 (0.43%) EDRMS
16 4 (0.35%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 23 (2.00%) JIRA
2 21 (1.82%) Visual Studio
3 15 (1.30%) Git (software)
4 14 (1.22%) Jenkins
5 12 (1.04%) Jasmine
5 12 (1.04%) Selenium
6 11 (0.96%) Karma Test Runner
6 11 (0.96%) Team Foundation Server
7 8 (0.70%) Axure RP
7 8 (0.70%) Balsamiq
8 7 (0.61%) SoapUI
8 7 (0.61%) Subversion
9 6 (0.52%) Appium
9 6 (0.52%) Eclipse
9 6 (0.52%) eggPlant
9 6 (0.52%) JUnit
9 6 (0.52%) LoadRunner
9 6 (0.52%) Maven
9 6 (0.52%) TestRail
10 5 (0.43%) PhpStorm
General
1 310 (26.93%) Law
2 297 (25.80%) Finance
3 60 (5.21%) Marketing
4 57 (4.95%) Banking
5 54 (4.69%) Telecoms
6 49 (4.26%) Back Office
7 25 (2.17%) Retail
8 22 (1.91%) Police
9 19 (1.65%) Military
10 18 (1.56%) Financial Institution
11 17 (1.48%) Public Sector
11 17 (1.48%) Publishing
12 12 (1.04%) Advertising
13 10 (0.87%) German Language
13 10 (0.87%) Local Government
14 9 (0.78%) Investment Banking
15 8 (0.70%) Front Office
15 8 (0.70%) Manufacturing
16 7 (0.61%) Billing
16 7 (0.61%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 246 (21.37%) Analyst
2 134 (11.64%) Developer
3 64 (5.56%) Senior Analyst
4 57 (4.95%) Architect
4 57 (4.95%) Data Analyst
5 54 (4.69%) Senior Data Analyst
6 52 (4.52%) IT Manager
7 48 (4.17%) Senior Developer
8 36 (3.13%) Support Analyst
9 35 (3.04%) Information Manager
10 34 (2.95%) Applications Support
11 33 (2.87%) Data Engineer
11 33 (2.87%) Project Manager
12 28 (2.43%) Information Analyst
12 28 (2.43%) Infrastructure Engineer
12 28 (2.43%) Product Manager
13 27 (2.35%) Consultant
13 27 (2.35%) Senior Data Engineer
13 27 (2.35%) Support Engineer
14 26 (2.26%) IT Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 97 (8.43%) .NET
2 54 (4.69%) HTML
3 50 (4.34%) CSS
4 40 (3.48%) AngularJS
5 38 (3.30%) .NET Framework
6 28 (2.43%) JSON
7 26 (2.26%) jQuery
8 25 (2.17%) ASP.NET
8 25 (2.17%) Node.js
9 22 (1.91%) REST
9 22 (1.91%) Web Services
10 20 (1.74%) React
11 18 (1.56%) HTML5
11 18 (1.56%) RESTful
11 18 (1.56%) Ruby on Rails
12 15 (1.30%) Sass
13 13 (1.13%) .NET Core
14 12 (1.04%) XML
15 11 (0.96%) Angular 2
15 11 (0.96%) ASP.NET Web API
Miscellaneous
1 213 (18.51%) Analytical Skills
2 77 (6.69%) Management Information System
3 43 (3.74%) Self-Motivation
4 28 (2.43%) PKI
4 28 (2.43%) User Experience
5 20 (1.74%) Data Protection Act
6 19 (1.65%) Cloud Native
7 18 (1.56%) Cyberattack
8 13 (1.13%) Data Centre
8 13 (1.13%) Freedom of Information
8 13 (1.13%) Mobile App
9 11 (0.96%) NHS
10 10 (0.87%) Enterprise Software
10 10 (0.87%) Greenfield Project
11 9 (0.78%) Fixed Income
11 9 (0.78%) Social Media
11 9 (0.78%) Virtual Team
12 8 (0.70%) Cybercrime
12 8 (0.70%) Freedom of Information Act
13 7 (0.61%) Reinsurance
Operating Systems
1 212 (18.42%) Windows
2 76 (6.60%) Linux
3 53 (4.60%) Windows 10
4 42 (3.65%) Windows Server
5 21 (1.82%) Windows Server 2012
6 17 (1.48%) Unix
7 12 (1.04%) Windows 7
8 9 (0.78%) CentOS
8 9 (0.78%) Ubuntu
9 7 (0.61%) Solaris
10 6 (0.52%) Windows 2000
10 6 (0.52%) Windows Server 2016
11 5 (0.43%) Windows Server 2019
12 4 (0.35%) Windows Phone
13 3 (0.26%) Fedora
13 3 (0.26%) Mac OS
13 3 (0.26%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 2 (0.17%) Mac OS X
14 2 (0.17%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 229 (19.90%) Agile Software Development
2 165 (14.34%) Information Security
3 153 (13.29%) Business Intelligence
3 153 (13.29%) Problem-Solving
4 146 (12.68%) Analytics
5 128 (11.12%) ITIL
6 118 (10.25%) Cybersecurity
7 108 (9.38%) Data Analysis
8 107 (9.30%) Project Management
9 99 (8.60%) Risk Management
10 90 (7.82%) User Acceptance Testing
11 89 (7.73%) Stakeholder Management
12 86 (7.47%) Data Analytics
13 82 (7.12%) Continuous Improvement
14 81 (7.04%) ETL
15 80 (6.95%) Data Protection
16 79 (6.86%) Data Extraction
16 79 (6.86%) Proactive Monitoring
16 79 (6.86%) System Integration Testing
17 73 (6.34%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 230 (19.98%) SQL
2 129 (11.21%) Python
3 87 (7.56%) PowerShell
4 85 (7.38%) JavaScript
5 70 (6.08%) C#
6 40 (3.48%) Java
7 31 (2.69%) PHP
8 25 (2.17%) C
9 23 (2.00%) Bash Shell
9 23 (2.00%) T-SQL
10 21 (1.82%) TypeScript
11 18 (1.56%) Ruby
12 15 (1.30%) ES6
13 13 (1.13%) VB.NET
14 11 (0.96%) C++
14 11 (0.96%) Perl
15 10 (0.87%) R
15 10 (0.87%) VBScript
16 9 (0.78%) VB
17 8 (0.70%) Apex Code
Qualifications
1 247 (21.46%) Degree
2 123 (10.69%) Security Cleared
3 73 (6.34%) CISSP
4 69 (5.99%) CISM
5 68 (5.91%) SC Cleared
6 65 (5.65%) DV Cleared
7 46 (4.00%) CISA
8 28 (2.43%) Cisco Certification
9 24 (2.09%) Microsoft Certification
10 21 (1.82%) DBS Check
11 18 (1.56%) ITIL Certification
12 17 (1.48%) Computer Science Degree
12 17 (1.48%) CRISC
13 14 (1.22%) CCNA
14 12 (1.04%) ISO 27001 Lead Auditor
15 11 (0.96%) (ISC)2 CCSP
15 11 (0.96%) MOS
16 10 (0.87%) ISEB
16 10 (0.87%) ISTQB
16 10 (0.87%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 137 (11.90%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 114 (9.90%) GDPR
3 79 (6.86%) GAAP
4 46 (4.00%) NIST
5 38 (3.30%) PCI DSS
6 36 (3.13%) SLA
7 35 (3.04%) Cyber Essentials
8 23 (2.00%) QA
9 22 (1.91%) COBIT
10 20 (1.74%) NCSC
11 16 (1.39%) NIST 800
12 15 (1.30%) Data Quality
13 11 (0.96%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
14 9 (0.78%) ISO 22301
14 9 (0.78%) ISO/IEC 27005
15 8 (0.70%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
15 8 (0.70%) Sarbanes-Oxley
16 7 (0.61%) ISO 31000
17 5 (0.43%) ISO 9001
17 5 (0.43%) PMO
System Software
1 113 (9.82%) Active Directory
2 46 (4.00%) Docker
3 26 (2.26%) VMware Infrastructure
4 8 (0.70%) VMware ESXi
4 8 (0.70%) XenApp
5 7 (0.61%) Hyper-V
6 6 (0.52%) XenDesktop
7 4 (0.35%) vSphere
8 3 (0.26%) NFS
8 3 (0.26%) Samba
8 3 (0.26%) Terminal Services
8 3 (0.26%) Virtual Desktop
8 3 (0.26%) VirtualBox
8 3 (0.26%) Xen
9 2 (0.17%) Virtual Machines
10 1 (0.087%) DFS Replication
10 1 (0.087%) Microsoft Virtual Server
10 1 (0.087%) Virtual Servers
10 1 (0.087%) VMware Server
10 1 (0.087%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 34 (2.95%) SCCM
2 29 (2.52%) Kubernetes
3 19 (1.65%) Ansible
4 18 (1.56%) Terraform
5 10 (0.87%) WSUS
6 9 (0.78%) Computer Emergency Response Teams
7 8 (0.70%) Microsoft Intune
8 6 (0.52%) HP ALM
8 6 (0.52%) Puppet
8 6 (0.52%) vCenter Server
9 5 (0.43%) SCOM
9 5 (0.43%) SCOrch
10 4 (0.35%) CSIRT
10 4 (0.35%) Docker Swarm
11 3 (0.26%) Nagios
11 3 (0.26%) Network Intrusion Detection System
11 3 (0.26%) OpenNMS
11 3 (0.26%) TeamSite
11 3 (0.26%) ZABBIX
12 2 (0.17%) Nessus
Vendors
1 247 (21.46%) Microsoft
2 111 (9.64%) Oracle
3 91 (7.91%) Tableau
4 81 (7.04%) Alteryx
5 80 (6.95%) Automation Anywhere
5 80 (6.95%) Blue Prism
5 80 (6.95%) Cadence
6 79 (6.86%) Teradata
6 79 (6.86%) UiPath
7 69 (5.99%) Citrix
8 61 (5.30%) iManage
9 48 (4.17%) Cisco
10 47 (4.08%) VMware
11 35 (3.04%) Aderant
12 32 (2.78%) Google
13 30 (2.61%) Intapp
14 28 (2.43%) Salesforce.com
15 23 (2.00%) HP
16 22 (1.91%) Adobe
17 18 (1.56%) SAP