Period
to 21 November 2019

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 21 November 2019 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Legal
UK > England
6 months to
21 Nov 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 203 198 173
Rank change year-on-year -5 -25 -2
Permanent jobs citing Legal 2,128 2,730 3,603
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 1.69% 1.80% 2.12%
As % of the General category 4.24% 4.22% 4.66%
Number of salaries quoted 1,576 2,085 2,572
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - -4.76% +5.00%
10th Percentile £26,750 £29,750 £29,775
90th Percentile £85,000 £80,000 £81,250
UK median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £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 50,160 64,634 77,355
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 39.87% 42.57% 45.58%
Number of salaries quoted 38,333 50,094 56,945
England median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £51,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +6.80% +3.00%
10th Percentile £31,250 £30,000 £29,250
90th Percentile £95,000 £88,750 £85,000
UK median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% -

Legal
Job Vacancy Trend in England

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

Job vacancy trend for Legal in England

Legal
Salary Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Legal in England.

Salary trend for Legal in England

Legal
Salary Histogram in England

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Legal in England over the 6 months to 21 November 2019.

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 21 November 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 -29 1,072 £60,000 +9.09% 256
South East +57 387 £50,000 -0.99% 235
North of England +8 348 £40,000 -11.11% 259
North West +7 232 £41,250 -8.33% 150
Midlands +5 140 £47,500 +11.76% 120
Yorkshire +1 113 £37,500 -11.76% 86
West Midlands 0 111 £47,500 +16.56% 72
South West +15 102 £40,000 +6.67% 324
East of England +33 82 £50,000 -13.04% 93
East Midlands +4 29 £56,250 +25.00% 48
North East +17 7 £60,000 +50.00% 23
Legal
UK

For the 6 months to 21 November 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 England region with a requirement for Legal.

1 605 (28.43%) Finance
2 494 (23.21%) Microsoft
3 484 (22.74%) Agile Software Development
4 483 (22.70%) Law
5 397 (18.66%) Windows
6 327 (15.37%) Information Security
7 314 (14.76%) Degree
8 310 (14.57%) SQL
9 284 (13.35%) Problem-Solving
10 268 (12.59%) Project Management
11 267 (12.55%) Business Intelligence
12 260 (12.22%) Microsoft Office
13 252 (11.84%) ITIL
14 236 (11.09%) Azure
15 222 (10.43%) SQL Server
16 213 (10.01%) Active Directory
17 207 (9.73%) Management Information System
18 205 (9.63%) ISO/IEC 27001
19 196 (9.21%) Analytical Skills
20 194 (9.12%) C#
21 182 (8.55%) .NET
22 177 (8.32%) Continuous Improvement
23 167 (7.85%) Data Protection
24 160 (7.52%) Cybersecurity
25 154 (7.24%) Office 365
26 151 (7.10%) GDPR
27 150 (7.05%) Marketing
28 149 (7.00%) Stakeholder Management
29 148 (6.95%) JavaScript
30 146 (6.86%) Change Management

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 66 (3.10%) MS Exchange
1 66 (3.10%) SharePoint
2 35 (1.64%) Confluence
3 30 (1.41%) IIS
4 26 (1.22%) Exchange Server 2013
5 23 (1.08%) Apache Spark
6 22 (1.03%) CMS
7 19 (0.89%) Exchange Server 2010
8 16 (0.75%) Apache
8 16 (0.75%) Elasticsearch
9 10 (0.47%) Apache Airflow
9 10 (0.47%) Skype for Business
9 10 (0.47%) WordPress
10 8 (0.38%) Adobe Experience Manager
11 6 (0.28%) Moodle
11 6 (0.28%) SharePoint 2013
12 4 (0.19%) Headless CMS
12 4 (0.19%) nginx
12 4 (0.19%) OpenStack
13 3 (0.14%) SAP Portal
Applications
1 260 (12.22%) Microsoft Office
2 142 (6.67%) Microsoft Excel
3 63 (2.96%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 27 (1.27%) MS Visio
5 23 (1.08%) Microsoft Project
6 11 (0.52%) Spreadsheet
7 8 (0.38%) Photoshop
8 7 (0.33%) Acrobat
9 6 (0.28%) LibreOffice
10 4 (0.19%) Adobe Creative Suite
10 4 (0.19%) AutoCAD
10 4 (0.19%) S-PLUS
10 4 (0.19%) SPSS
11 3 (0.14%) Camtasia
11 3 (0.14%) Chatbot
11 3 (0.14%) InVision
11 3 (0.14%) Stata
12 2 (0.094%) Adobe XD
12 2 (0.094%) Zeplin
13 1 (0.047%) Sketch
Business Applications
1 37 (1.74%) Elite 3E
2 17 (0.80%) Dynamics CRM
3 14 (0.66%) Visualfiles
4 9 (0.42%) Carpe Diem
5 7 (0.33%) Workday HCM
6 5 (0.23%) Oracle iProcurement
7 3 (0.14%) Dynamics NAV
7 3 (0.14%) Infor M3
7 3 (0.14%) Magento
7 3 (0.14%) Payment Gateway
7 3 (0.14%) SAP BPC
7 3 (0.14%) SAP CRM
8 2 (0.094%) Distributed Ledger
8 2 (0.094%) NetSuite
8 2 (0.094%) SAP CO
8 2 (0.094%) SAP FI
8 2 (0.094%) SAP FI/CO
9 1 (0.047%) Remedy ITSM
9 1 (0.047%) SAP GRC
9 1 (0.047%) SAP MM
Cloud Services
1 236 (11.09%) Azure
2 154 (7.24%) Office 365
3 122 (5.73%) SaaS
4 100 (4.70%) AWS
5 59 (2.77%) Power Platform
6 30 (1.41%) Serverless
7 23 (1.08%) PaaS
8 20 (0.94%) GitHub
9 19 (0.89%) Cloud Computing
9 19 (0.89%) GCP
10 15 (0.70%) IaaS
11 14 (0.66%) Azure Active Directory
12 13 (0.61%) SuccessFactors
13 12 (0.56%) Amazon S3
13 12 (0.56%) Mimecast
14 11 (0.52%) AWS Lambda
15 10 (0.47%) Amazon EMR
16 8 (0.38%) Heroku
16 8 (0.38%) OneDrive
17 6 (0.28%) FinancialForce
Communications & Networking
1 127 (5.97%) Firewall
2 68 (3.20%) DNS
3 53 (2.49%) LAN
4 52 (2.44%) WAN
5 51 (2.40%) DHCP
6 47 (2.21%) TCP/IP
7 42 (1.97%) VPN
8 35 (1.64%) SAN
9 34 (1.60%) Intranet
10 32 (1.50%) Internet
11 30 (1.41%) Wireless
12 25 (1.17%) Network Security
13 22 (1.03%) SSL
14 21 (0.99%) Intrusion Detection
14 21 (0.99%) Remote Desktop
15 16 (0.75%) NetScaler
16 15 (0.70%) NAS
16 15 (0.70%) VoIP
17 13 (0.61%) VLAN
18 11 (0.52%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 222 (10.43%) SQL Server
2 117 (5.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 77 (3.62%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 73 (3.43%) Big Data
5 63 (2.96%) Data Warehouse
6 53 (2.49%) Power BI
7 47 (2.21%) Relational Database
8 32 (1.50%) PostgreSQL
9 29 (1.36%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 27 (1.27%) RDBMS
11 19 (0.89%) SQL Server 2012
12 18 (0.85%) NoSQL
13 15 (0.70%) Snowflake Schema
14 14 (0.66%) MySQL
15 13 (0.61%) Data Lake
15 13 (0.61%) QlikView
16 12 (0.56%) Amazon Redshift
16 12 (0.56%) Apache Hive
16 12 (0.56%) Hadoop
16 12 (0.56%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 64 (3.01%) JIRA
2 46 (2.16%) Git (software)
2 46 (2.16%) Visual Studio
3 34 (1.60%) Team Foundation Server
4 28 (1.32%) Jenkins
5 23 (1.08%) Selenium
6 22 (1.03%) TeamCity
7 15 (0.70%) gulp
8 14 (0.66%) Cucumber
9 13 (0.61%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 10 (0.47%) Grunt
11 9 (0.42%) Jasmine
11 9 (0.42%) SpecFlow
11 9 (0.42%) WebDriver
12 8 (0.38%) JMeter
12 8 (0.38%) Octopus Deploy
12 8 (0.38%) Visual Studio Team System
13 6 (0.28%) Gatling
13 6 (0.28%) git-flow
14 5 (0.23%) webpack
General
1 605 (28.43%) Finance
2 483 (22.70%) Law
3 150 (7.05%) Marketing
4 105 (4.93%) Banking
5 101 (4.75%) Retail
6 89 (4.18%) Telecoms
7 66 (3.10%) Back Office
7 66 (3.10%) Public Sector
8 51 (2.40%) Front Office
9 28 (1.32%) Billing
10 24 (1.13%) Publishing
11 22 (1.03%) Aerospace
12 20 (0.94%) Investment Banking
13 19 (0.89%) Games
14 15 (0.70%) Advertising
15 14 (0.66%) Manufacturing
16 8 (0.38%) Financial Institution
17 7 (0.33%) Digital Economy
17 7 (0.33%) Local Government
18 5 (0.23%) General Ledger
Job Titles
1 355 (16.68%) Analyst
2 250 (11.75%) Developer
3 178 (8.36%) Architect
4 123 (5.78%) Project Manager
5 109 (5.12%) IT Manager
6 87 (4.09%) Consultant
7 83 (3.90%) IT Analyst
8 77 (3.62%) Support Analyst
9 73 (3.43%) Service Analyst
10 67 (3.15%) Security Manager
11 62 (2.91%) Service Desk Analyst
12 57 (2.68%) IT Support
13 51 (2.40%) Support Engineer
14 50 (2.35%) Trainer
15 47 (2.21%) Business Analyst
16 46 (2.16%) Information Manager
16 46 (2.16%) Solutions Architect
17 45 (2.11%) Information Security Manager
18 43 (2.02%) Systems Engineer
19 41 (1.93%) Junior
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 182 (8.55%) .NET
2 90 (4.23%) CSS
3 87 (4.09%) HTML
4 71 (3.34%) AngularJS
5 68 (3.20%) ASP.NET
6 67 (3.15%) Web Services
7 60 (2.82%) React
8 54 (2.54%) .NET Framework
9 49 (2.30%) XML
10 46 (2.16%) REST
11 39 (1.83%) ASP.NET MVC
12 38 (1.79%) JSON
13 34 (1.60%) RESTful
14 29 (1.36%) ASP.NET Web API
15 28 (1.32%) HTML5
16 26 (1.22%) Sass
17 24 (1.13%) .NET Core
17 24 (1.13%) Entity Framework
17 24 (1.13%) jQuery
17 24 (1.13%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 207 (9.73%) Management Information System
2 196 (9.21%) Analytical Skills
3 101 (4.75%) Self-Motivation
4 72 (3.38%) User Experience
5 51 (2.40%) Fixed Income
6 37 (1.74%) Greenfield Project
7 35 (1.64%) Data Centre
8 31 (1.46%) Enterprise Software
8 31 (1.46%) Mobile App
9 28 (1.32%) Data Structures
10 27 (1.27%) Data Protection Act
11 21 (0.99%) CMDB
12 20 (0.94%) e-Learning
13 19 (0.89%) iPhone
14 17 (0.80%) Replication
15 16 (0.75%) Cyberthreat
15 16 (0.75%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
15 16 (0.75%) Equities
15 16 (0.75%) PKI
15 16 (0.75%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 397 (18.66%) Windows
2 146 (6.86%) Windows 10
3 102 (4.79%) Windows Server
4 101 (4.75%) Windows 7
5 68 (3.20%) Linux
6 46 (2.16%) Windows Server 2012
7 31 (1.46%) Android
7 31 (1.46%) Unix
8 21 (0.99%) Windows Server 2008
9 18 (0.85%) Apple iOS
10 16 (0.75%) Windows 8
11 7 (0.33%) Ubuntu
12 5 (0.23%) Mac OS X
13 3 (0.14%) CentOS
14 2 (0.094%) Windows Server 2003
15 1 (0.047%) Solaris
15 1 (0.047%) Windows Phone
15 1 (0.047%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 484 (22.74%) Agile Software Development
2 327 (15.37%) Information Security
3 284 (13.35%) Problem-Solving
4 268 (12.59%) Project Management
5 267 (12.55%) Business Intelligence
6 252 (11.84%) ITIL
7 177 (8.32%) Continuous Improvement
8 167 (7.85%) Data Protection
9 160 (7.52%) Cybersecurity
10 149 (7.00%) Stakeholder Management
11 146 (6.86%) Change Management
12 144 (6.77%) Scrum
13 127 (5.97%) Risk Management
14 120 (5.64%) Decision-Making
15 115 (5.40%) CRM
16 112 (5.26%) Enterprise Architecture
17 111 (5.22%) Collaborative Working
18 106 (4.98%) Service Delivery
19 104 (4.89%) Analytics
20 101 (4.75%) Business Analysis
Programming Languages
1 310 (14.57%) SQL
2 194 (9.12%) C#
3 148 (6.95%) JavaScript
4 112 (5.26%) Python
5 94 (4.42%) Java
6 89 (4.18%) PowerShell
7 74 (3.48%) C
8 61 (2.87%) T-SQL
9 28 (1.32%) VB
10 23 (1.08%) PHP
11 22 (1.03%) TypeScript
12 21 (0.99%) VB.NET
13 17 (0.80%) Scala
14 15 (0.70%) Ruby
15 14 (0.66%) C++
16 13 (0.61%) VBA
17 12 (0.56%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
18 11 (0.52%) Perl
19 10 (0.47%) ES6
20 8 (0.38%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 314 (14.76%) Degree
2 110 (5.17%) CISSP
3 90 (4.23%) CISM
4 68 (3.20%) CISA
5 67 (3.15%) Security Cleared
6 58 (2.73%) Microsoft Certification
7 44 (2.07%) CIMA
7 44 (2.07%) Cisco Certification
8 43 (2.02%) MCSE
9 41 (1.93%) CFA
10 37 (1.74%) SC Cleared
11 33 (1.55%) Computer Science Degree
12 20 (0.94%) CCNA
12 20 (0.94%) PMI Certification
13 19 (0.89%) GIAC
13 19 (0.89%) ITIL Certification
13 19 (0.89%) MCSA
14 18 (0.85%) HND
14 18 (0.85%) PMP
15 17 (0.80%) CEH
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 205 (9.63%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 151 (7.10%) GDPR
3 82 (3.85%) QA
4 75 (3.52%) SLA
5 70 (3.29%) NIST
6 65 (3.05%) PMO
7 57 (2.68%) PCI DSS
8 39 (1.83%) Cyber Essentials
9 38 (1.79%) COBIT
10 28 (1.32%) Sarbanes-Oxley
11 26 (1.22%) Data Quality
12 17 (0.80%) HIPAA
13 16 (0.75%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
14 15 (0.70%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
15 11 (0.52%) FISMA
16 9 (0.42%) ISO 9001
17 8 (0.38%) COSO
17 8 (0.38%) ISO/IEC 27005
17 8 (0.38%) NIST 800
18 7 (0.33%) NCSC
System Software
1 213 (10.01%) Active Directory
2 38 (1.79%) Docker
2 38 (1.79%) VMware Infrastructure
3 32 (1.50%) Hyper-V
4 31 (1.46%) Virtual Servers
5 17 (0.80%) XenApp
5 17 (0.80%) XenDesktop
6 12 (0.56%) Terminal Services
7 11 (0.52%) HDFS
7 11 (0.52%) Virtual Desktop
8 8 (0.38%) VMware ESXi
9 2 (0.094%) ISA Server
10 1 (0.047%) Apache Flume
10 1 (0.047%) Citrix Hypervisor
10 1 (0.047%) DFS Replication
10 1 (0.047%) Firmware
10 1 (0.047%) Microsoft Virtual Server
10 1 (0.047%) Terminal Server
10 1 (0.047%) VMware Workstation
10 1 (0.047%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 46 (2.16%) SCCM
2 21 (0.99%) Kubernetes
3 16 (0.75%) Ansible
4 10 (0.47%) Puppet
4 10 (0.47%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 9 (0.42%) Opscode Chef
5 9 (0.42%) Terraform
6 7 (0.33%) Cisco CUCM
6 7 (0.33%) SCOM
7 6 (0.28%) Microsoft Intune
8 5 (0.23%) CSIRT
8 5 (0.23%) TeamSite
8 5 (0.23%) Thomson Reuters DACS
9 4 (0.19%) Computer Emergency Response Teams
9 4 (0.19%) Network Intrusion Detection System
9 4 (0.19%) Salt
9 4 (0.19%) SCSM
9 4 (0.19%) SolarWinds Orion
9 4 (0.19%) XenMobile
10 3 (0.14%) Hadoop YARN
Vendors
1 494 (23.21%) Microsoft
2 123 (5.78%) Citrix
3 113 (5.31%) iManage
4 85 (3.99%) VMware
5 76 (3.57%) Cisco
6 56 (2.63%) Salesforce.com
7 48 (2.26%) Intapp
8 45 (2.11%) SAP
9 40 (1.88%) Casewise
9 40 (1.88%) Oracle
10 35 (1.64%) Aderant
11 33 (1.55%) ServiceNow
12 31 (1.46%) Palo Alto
13 25 (1.17%) Tableau
14 24 (1.13%) Atlassian
15 23 (1.08%) Adobe
16 22 (1.03%) LexisNexis
17 19 (0.89%) Splunk
18 15 (0.70%) CheckPoint
19 14 (0.66%) Workday