Period
to 16 April 2021

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 16 April 2021 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Legal
UK > England
6 months to
16 Apr 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 144 164 190
Rank change year-on-year +20 +26 -19
Permanent jobs citing Legal 1,752 2,198 2,521
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in England 2.34% 2.13% 1.83%
As % of the General category 5.89% 5.25% 4.50%
Number of salaries quoted 994 1,509 1,918
10th Percentile £31,000 £28,000 £30,000
25th Percentile £41,250 £36,250 £37,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £55,000 £50,000 £52,500
Median % change year-on-year +10.00% -4.76% -
75th Percentile £68,750 £68,750 £67,500
90th Percentile £82,500 £86,500 £82,500
UK median annual salary £55,000 £50,000 £52,500
% 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 29,741 41,884 56,052
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 39.80% 40.57% 40.69%
Number of salaries quoted 22,132 32,415 43,110
10th Percentile £32,500 £31,696 £31,000
25th Percentile £42,500 £41,250 £40,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
Median % change year-on-year +4.35% +4.55% +7.84%
75th Percentile £80,000 £77,500 £75,000
90th Percentile £97,500 £95,000 £91,250
UK median annual salary £58,500 £57,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year +1.74% +4.55% +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 16 April 2021.

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 16 April 2021. 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 -9 728 £60,000 +9.09% 168
South East +57 319 £53,750 +7.50% 154
North of England +2 273 £45,000 +12.50% 205
South West +59 257 £37,250 -3.25% 187
North West +7 168 £45,000 +12.50% 99
Midlands +1 109 £50,000 +11.11% 130
Yorkshire +1 92 £45,000 +20.00% 84
West Midlands -32 67 £50,000 +11.11% 87
East of England -15 44 £55,000 +10.00% 113
East Midlands +3 42 £38,000 -15.56% 42
North East +16 13 £30,000 -36.84% 23
Legal
UK

For the 6 months to 16 April 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 England region with a requirement for Legal.

1 565 (32.25%) Law
2 429 (24.49%) Agile Software Development
3 389 (22.20%) Finance
4 290 (16.55%) Microsoft
5 280 (15.98%) Data Protection
6 268 (15.30%) Information Security
7 245 (13.98%) GDPR
8 239 (13.64%) Project Management
8 239 (13.64%) Management Information System
9 221 (12.61%) Azure
10 210 (11.99%) Windows
11 204 (11.64%) Cybersecurity
12 198 (11.30%) Business Intelligence
13 183 (10.45%) Analytics
14 181 (10.33%) Problem-Solving
15 178 (10.16%) ITIL
16 158 (9.02%) Degree
17 156 (8.90%) SQL
18 149 (8.50%) Manufacturing
19 146 (8.33%) Python
20 142 (8.11%) Marketing
21 139 (7.93%) Active Directory
22 137 (7.82%) Artificial Intelligence
22 137 (7.82%) Software Engineering
23 136 (7.76%) DevOps
24 132 (7.53%) Matrix Organization
25 131 (7.48%) Analytical Skills
25 131 (7.48%) Scrum
25 131 (7.48%) Machine Learning
26 130 (7.42%) Mentoring

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 58 (3.31%) Confluence
2 44 (2.51%) SharePoint
3 39 (2.23%) CMS
4 37 (2.11%) MS Exchange
5 30 (1.71%) Elasticsearch
6 16 (0.91%) IIS
7 14 (0.80%) WordPress
8 12 (0.68%) Exchange Server 2013
9 11 (0.63%) Cloud Foundry
9 11 (0.63%) Exchange Server 2010
10 7 (0.40%) Exchange Server 2007
11 6 (0.34%) Apache
11 6 (0.34%) Apache Spark
11 6 (0.34%) Tornado
12 4 (0.23%) Appian
12 4 (0.23%) SAS
13 3 (0.17%) ArcGIS
13 3 (0.17%) EPiServer
13 3 (0.17%) OpenStack
13 3 (0.17%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 102 (5.82%) Microsoft Office
2 62 (3.54%) Microsoft Excel
3 38 (2.17%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 13 (0.74%) Photoshop
5 11 (0.63%) Adobe Illustrator
5 11 (0.63%) Microsoft Project
6 8 (0.46%) InDesign
7 7 (0.40%) Sketch
8 6 (0.34%) Adobe Creative Suite
8 6 (0.34%) Camtasia
8 6 (0.34%) Gephi
8 6 (0.34%) GIMP
8 6 (0.34%) MS Visio
9 5 (0.29%) Figma
9 5 (0.29%) InVision
9 5 (0.29%) Simulink
10 4 (0.23%) Inkscape
10 4 (0.23%) Spreadsheet
11 3 (0.17%) Acrobat
11 3 (0.17%) Adobe After Effects
Business Applications
1 29 (1.66%) Visualfiles
2 26 (1.48%) Elite 3E
3 13 (0.74%) Dynamics CRM
3 13 (0.74%) Loan IQ
3 13 (0.74%) Remedy ITSM
4 12 (0.68%) Salesforce.com CRM
5 8 (0.46%) NetSuite
6 6 (0.34%) SAP HR
7 3 (0.17%) Sentinel
8 2 (0.11%) Carpe Diem
8 2 (0.11%) OpenText VIM for SAP
8 2 (0.11%) SAP HR-PA
8 2 (0.11%) SAP Payroll
8 2 (0.11%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
9 1 (0.057%) Dynamics GP
9 1 (0.057%) Magento
9 1 (0.057%) Relativity
9 1 (0.057%) SAP Business One
9 1 (0.057%) SAP S/4HANA
9 1 (0.057%) Unica
Cloud Services
1 221 (12.61%) Azure
2 126 (7.19%) Microsoft 365
3 103 (5.88%) AWS
4 95 (5.42%) SaaS
5 56 (3.20%) Power Platform
6 39 (2.23%) Serverless
7 31 (1.77%) Azure Active Directory
8 29 (1.66%) IaaS
9 28 (1.60%) PaaS
10 25 (1.43%) GCP
11 23 (1.31%) Dynamics 365
12 22 (1.26%) Cloud Computing
13 21 (1.20%) Amazon S3
14 19 (1.08%) AWS Lambda
15 14 (0.80%) Amazon EC2
16 12 (0.68%) Amazon ECS
17 11 (0.63%) AWS CloudFormation
17 11 (0.63%) GitHub
17 11 (0.63%) Heroku
17 11 (0.63%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 67 (3.82%) Firewall
2 43 (2.45%) DNS
3 34 (1.94%) Network Security
4 31 (1.77%) DHCP
5 23 (1.31%) VPN
6 19 (1.08%) Internet
7 14 (0.80%) LAN
8 13 (0.74%) Intranet
8 13 (0.74%) Intrusion Detection
8 13 (0.74%) TCP/IP
9 12 (0.68%) SAN
9 12 (0.68%) WAN
10 11 (0.63%) HTTP
10 11 (0.63%) SSL
11 10 (0.57%) 5G
11 10 (0.57%) VoIP
12 9 (0.51%) MPLS
13 8 (0.46%) Wireless
14 7 (0.40%) 3GPP
14 7 (0.40%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 96 (5.48%) Big Data
2 76 (4.34%) SQL Server
3 45 (2.57%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 44 (2.51%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 43 (2.45%) Data Warehouse
6 42 (2.40%) Power BI
7 41 (2.34%) Relational Database
8 29 (1.66%) MySQL
9 23 (1.31%) MongoDB
10 17 (0.97%) Apache Accumulo
11 16 (0.91%) PostgreSQL
12 14 (0.80%) GIS
12 14 (0.80%) NoSQL
13 13 (0.74%) Hadoop
14 12 (0.68%) Amazon RDS
15 10 (0.57%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
16 8 (0.46%) Data Mining
16 8 (0.46%) SQL Server Analysis Services
17 7 (0.40%) BigQuery
18 6 (0.34%) Impala
Development Applications
1 92 (5.25%) JIRA
2 63 (3.60%) Jenkins
3 31 (1.77%) Git (software)
4 11 (0.63%) Selenium
5 9 (0.51%) Bitbucket
5 9 (0.51%) Ranorex
6 7 (0.40%) Eclipse
7 6 (0.34%) Bitbucket Server
7 6 (0.34%) git-flow
7 6 (0.34%) GitLab
8 5 (0.29%) Team Foundation Server
9 4 (0.23%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 4 (0.23%) Balsamiq
9 4 (0.23%) Visual Studio
10 3 (0.17%) JUnit
10 3 (0.17%) Rational Rhapsody
10 3 (0.17%) SpecFlow
10 3 (0.17%) Subversion
11 2 (0.11%) Cucumber
11 2 (0.11%) Maven
General
1 565 (32.25%) Law
2 389 (22.20%) Finance
3 149 (8.50%) Manufacturing
4 142 (8.11%) Marketing
5 129 (7.36%) Pharmaceutical
6 70 (4.00%) Banking
7 63 (3.60%) Retail
7 63 (3.60%) Telecoms
8 44 (2.51%) Public Sector
9 43 (2.45%) Games
10 28 (1.60%) Electronics
11 22 (1.26%) Billing
11 22 (1.26%) Digital Economy
11 22 (1.26%) Financial Institution
11 22 (1.26%) Local Government
12 21 (1.20%) Back Office
12 21 (1.20%) Investment Banking
13 17 (0.97%) Advertising
14 15 (0.86%) Aerospace
14 15 (0.86%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 244 (13.93%) Analyst
2 177 (10.10%) Developer
3 133 (7.59%) Administrator
4 113 (6.45%) Data Administrator
5 76 (4.34%) Software Engineer
6 65 (3.71%) IT Manager
7 59 (3.37%) Architect
8 56 (3.20%) IT Analyst
9 54 (3.08%) Project Manager
10 48 (2.74%) Business Analyst
10 48 (2.74%) Consultant
11 40 (2.28%) Security Analyst
12 37 (2.11%) Service Analyst
13 36 (2.05%) Senior Developer
14 35 (2.00%) Team Leader
15 32 (1.83%) Product Manager
16 30 (1.71%) Service Desk Team Leader
16 30 (1.71%) Solutions Architect
17 29 (1.66%) Information Analyst
18 28 (1.60%) Senior Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 84 (4.79%) .NET
2 58 (3.31%) HTML
3 52 (2.97%) React
4 49 (2.80%) Kafka
5 48 (2.74%) CSS
6 47 (2.68%) Apache NiFi
7 44 (2.51%) REST
8 39 (2.23%) Web Services
9 34 (1.94%) AngularJS
9 34 (1.94%) XML
10 28 (1.60%) HTML5
11 26 (1.48%) .NET Core
12 23 (1.31%) SOAP
13 20 (1.14%) Node.js
13 20 (1.14%) RabbitMQ
14 19 (1.08%) JSON
15 18 (1.03%) .NET Framework
16 17 (0.97%) ASP.NET
16 17 (0.97%) Natural Language Processing
16 17 (0.97%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 239 (13.64%) Management Information System
2 131 (7.48%) Analytical Skills
3 100 (5.71%) Driving Licence
4 95 (5.42%) User Experience
5 79 (4.51%) Cyberattack
6 43 (2.45%) Blog
7 35 (2.00%) Self-Motivation
8 28 (1.60%) Social Media
9 25 (1.43%) Algorithms
9 25 (1.43%) Mobile App
10 24 (1.37%) Data Protection Act
11 19 (1.08%) Greenfield Project
12 17 (0.97%) Analytical Mindset
12 17 (0.97%) PKI
13 14 (0.80%) Hedge funds
14 13 (0.74%) Life Science
14 13 (0.74%) Mobile Banking
14 13 (0.74%) Online Banking
14 13 (0.74%) Reference Data
14 13 (0.74%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 210 (11.99%) Windows
2 110 (6.28%) Linux
3 97 (5.54%) Windows 10
4 54 (3.08%) Windows Server
5 39 (2.23%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 37 (2.11%) CentOS
7 19 (1.08%) Windows Server 2016
8 17 (0.97%) Windows Server 2008
9 16 (0.91%) Windows Server 2012
10 14 (0.80%) Apple iOS
11 11 (0.63%) Unix
12 9 (0.51%) Windows 7
12 9 (0.51%) Windows Server 2019
13 8 (0.46%) Android
14 7 (0.40%) Mac OS
15 6 (0.34%) Ubuntu
16 5 (0.29%) Mac OS X
17 4 (0.23%) SUSE
17 4 (0.23%) Windows XP
18 3 (0.17%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 429 (24.49%) Agile Software Development
2 280 (15.98%) Data Protection
3 268 (15.30%) Information Security
4 239 (13.64%) Project Management
5 204 (11.64%) Cybersecurity
6 198 (11.30%) Business Intelligence
7 183 (10.45%) Analytics
8 181 (10.33%) Problem-Solving
9 178 (10.16%) ITIL
10 137 (7.82%) Artificial Intelligence
10 137 (7.82%) Software Engineering
11 136 (7.76%) DevOps
12 132 (7.53%) Matrix Organization
13 131 (7.48%) Machine Learning
13 131 (7.48%) Scrum
14 130 (7.42%) Mentoring
15 120 (6.85%) Line Management
16 113 (6.45%) Stakeholder Management
17 104 (5.94%) Microservices
18 101 (5.76%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 156 (8.90%) SQL
2 146 (8.33%) Python
3 93 (5.31%) JavaScript
4 86 (4.91%) C#
5 82 (4.68%) Java
6 78 (4.45%) C
7 60 (3.42%) PowerShell
8 46 (2.63%) C++
9 44 (2.51%) Bash Shell
10 29 (1.66%) T-SQL
11 26 (1.48%) Perl
12 23 (1.31%) R
13 22 (1.26%) PHP
14 16 (0.91%) Ruby
15 13 (0.74%) ES6
16 11 (0.63%) TypeScript
16 11 (0.63%) VB.NET
17 5 (0.29%) Scala
18 4 (0.23%) Go
19 3 (0.17%) Java 8
Qualifications
1 158 (9.02%) Degree
2 108 (6.16%) Security Cleared
3 79 (4.51%) DBS Check
4 64 (3.65%) CISSP
5 38 (2.17%) CISM
6 37 (2.11%) SC Cleared
7 33 (1.88%) Microsoft Certification
8 32 (1.83%) CEH
8 32 (1.83%) Cisco Certification
9 31 (1.77%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
10 29 (1.66%) DV Cleared
11 27 (1.54%) CompTIA Security+
12 25 (1.43%) CCNA
13 16 (0.91%) MCSE
13 16 (0.91%) PhD
14 15 (0.86%) GIAC
14 15 (0.86%) PRINCE2 Certification
15 14 (0.80%) CISA
16 13 (0.74%) SANS
17 12 (0.68%) MOS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 245 (13.98%) GDPR
2 118 (6.74%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 54 (3.08%) SLA
4 51 (2.91%) NIST
5 40 (2.28%) Cyber Essentials
5 40 (2.28%) QA
6 38 (2.17%) Data Quality
7 35 (2.00%) PMO
8 34 (1.94%) PCI DSS
9 18 (1.03%) GRC
10 17 (0.97%) MiFID
11 15 (0.86%) EMIR
12 13 (0.74%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
12 13 (0.74%) Dodd-Frank
12 13 (0.74%) ISO 9001
13 11 (0.63%) COBIT
13 11 (0.63%) ISO/IEC 20000
14 9 (0.51%) Def Stans
15 6 (0.34%) IEC 61131
15 6 (0.34%) NIST 800
System Software
1 139 (7.93%) Active Directory
2 102 (5.82%) Docker
3 46 (2.63%) VMware Infrastructure
4 27 (1.54%) Hyper-V
5 7 (0.40%) VMware ESXi
6 6 (0.34%) Apache Flume
7 5 (0.29%) Virtual Desktop
7 5 (0.29%) Virtual Machines
8 4 (0.23%) NFS
8 4 (0.23%) vSphere
8 4 (0.23%) XenApp
9 3 (0.17%) Apache ZooKeeper
9 3 (0.17%) BitLocker
9 3 (0.17%) KVM
9 3 (0.17%) VMware Workstation
10 2 (0.11%) Forefront TMG
10 2 (0.11%) Samba
10 2 (0.11%) VirtualBox
10 2 (0.11%) VMware NSX
10 2 (0.11%) Xen
Systems Management
1 71 (4.05%) Ansible
2 67 (3.82%) Kubernetes
3 52 (2.97%) SCCM
4 28 (1.60%) Terraform
5 24 (1.37%) Microsoft Intune
6 18 (1.03%) Puppet
7 11 (0.63%) Kibana
8 9 (0.51%) Nessus
8 9 (0.51%) Opscode Chef
9 7 (0.40%) EnCase
10 6 (0.34%) Oozie
11 5 (0.29%) Single Sign-On
12 4 (0.23%) Backup Exec
12 4 (0.23%) Grafana
12 4 (0.23%) Nagios
12 4 (0.23%) Prometheus
13 3 (0.17%) MOM
14 2 (0.11%) Data Guard
14 2 (0.11%) SCOM
14 2 (0.11%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 290 (16.55%) Microsoft
2 82 (4.68%) iManage
3 74 (4.22%) Lumesse
4 66 (3.77%) VMware
5 59 (3.37%) Citrix
6 57 (3.25%) Intapp
7 40 (2.28%) SAP
8 39 (2.23%) Cisco
9 37 (2.11%) Oracle
9 37 (2.11%) Red Hat
10 34 (1.94%) Aderant
11 26 (1.48%) Google
12 23 (1.31%) Salesforce.com
13 21 (1.20%) Remedy
14 20 (1.14%) ServiceNow
15 19 (1.08%) Adobe
16 17 (0.97%) Apple
16 17 (0.97%) Murex
17 15 (0.86%) Reuters
18 13 (0.74%) HP