Period
to 29 July 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 29 July 2021 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Legal
UK > England
6 months to
29 Jul 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 152 172 216
Rank change year-on-year +20 +44 -32
Permanent jobs citing Legal 2,349 1,305 2,201
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in England 2.35% 2.05% 1.65%
As % of the General category 4.15% 3.81% 2.93%
Number of salaries quoted 1,288 897 1,666
10th Percentile £28,000 £31,000 £29,000
25th Percentile £39,600 £37,500 £37,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £52,500 £52,000 £52,500
Median % change year-on-year +0.96% -0.95% -
75th Percentile £67,500 £67,500 £69,688
90th Percentile £82,875 £85,000 £82,500
UK median annual salary £52,500 £51,518 £52,500
% change year-on-year +1.91% -1.87% -

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 56,552 34,230 75,186
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 56.58% 53.89% 56.49%
Number of salaries quoted 36,464 27,047 57,720
10th Percentile £31,250 £31,250 £28,500
25th Percentile £41,750 £41,250 £37,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £57,500 £56,000 £52,500
Median % change year-on-year +2.68% +6.67% +5.00%
75th Percentile £78,750 £76,250 £72,500
90th Percentile £96,250 £95,000 £90,000
UK median annual salary £56,500 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year +2.73% +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 29 July 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 29 July 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 -21 1,033 £60,000 +9.09% 302
North of England +31 460 £45,000 +1.42% 237
South East +16 294 £47,000 -6.00% 292
South West +39 287 £42,500 -10.99% 259
North West +1 268 £45,000 +1.42% 127
Midlands -20 161 £50,000 +11.11% 226
Yorkshire +22 153 £45,000 +10.43% 91
West Midlands -16 114 £51,500 +14.44% 131
East of England -6 91 £56,250 +25.00% 155
East Midlands -38 47 £50,000 +12.69% 95
North East +3 39 £45,345 -4.54% 19
Legal
UK

For the 6 months to 29 July 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.

1 653 (27.80%) Social Skills
2 647 (27.54%) Law
3 608 (25.88%) Finance
4 594 (25.29%) Agile Software Development
5 430 (18.31%) Microsoft
6 302 (12.86%) SQL
7 298 (12.69%) Azure
8 282 (12.01%) Windows
9 269 (11.45%) Cybersecurity
10 260 (11.07%) Software Engineering
11 258 (10.98%) Degree
12 256 (10.90%) Project Management
13 254 (10.81%) Problem-Solving
14 251 (10.69%) Python
15 249 (10.60%) Analytics
16 245 (10.43%) Mentoring
17 239 (10.17%) Scrum
17 239 (10.17%) Information Security
18 237 (10.09%) Analytical Skills
19 233 (9.92%) Data Protection
20 231 (9.83%) Business Intelligence
21 223 (9.49%) JavaScript
22 222 (9.45%) Microservices
23 220 (9.37%) ITIL
24 205 (8.73%) AWS
24 205 (8.73%) Marketing
25 204 (8.68%) DevOps
26 195 (8.30%) Management Information System
27 194 (8.26%) Coaching
28 193 (8.22%) 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 90 (3.83%) Confluence
2 68 (2.89%) SharePoint
3 66 (2.81%) Elasticsearch
3 66 (2.81%) MS Exchange
4 42 (1.79%) CMS
5 35 (1.49%) Exchange Server 2013
6 34 (1.45%) Cloud Foundry
7 33 (1.40%) Tornado
8 14 (0.60%) Exchange Server 2010
9 11 (0.47%) WordPress
10 10 (0.43%) Apache Spark
11 9 (0.38%) EPiServer
12 8 (0.34%) SAS
12 8 (0.34%) Skype for Business
12 8 (0.34%) Umbraco
13 6 (0.26%) Exchange Server 2007
13 6 (0.26%) IIS
13 6 (0.26%) Kentico
14 5 (0.21%) Drupal
15 4 (0.17%) Jetty
Applications
1 176 (7.49%) Microsoft Office
2 104 (4.43%) Microsoft Excel
3 57 (2.43%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 36 (1.53%) Photoshop
5 32 (1.36%) Adobe Illustrator
6 21 (0.89%) GIMP
7 19 (0.81%) MS Visio
8 16 (0.68%) Microsoft Project
8 16 (0.68%) Spreadsheet
9 15 (0.64%) Sketch
10 9 (0.38%) Simulink
11 8 (0.34%) InDesign
11 8 (0.34%) InVision
12 7 (0.30%) Figma
13 6 (0.26%) Camtasia
13 6 (0.26%) Gephi
14 5 (0.21%) Marvel
14 5 (0.21%) UserZoom
15 4 (0.17%) Adobe Creative Suite
15 4 (0.17%) Chatbot
Business Applications
1 29 (1.23%) Visualfiles
2 23 (0.98%) Elite 3E
3 14 (0.60%) Dynamics CRM
4 12 (0.51%) Sentinel
5 10 (0.43%) Remedy ITSM
6 8 (0.34%) Relativity
7 7 (0.30%) SAP HR
7 7 (0.30%) SAP S/4HANA
8 6 (0.26%) NetSuite
9 5 (0.21%) Magento
9 5 (0.21%) Salesforce.com CRM
10 4 (0.17%) SAP Business ByDesign
10 4 (0.17%) SAP Business One
11 3 (0.13%) Cloudability
11 3 (0.13%) Dynamics GP
11 3 (0.13%) Oracle Applications
11 3 (0.13%) Payment Gateway
12 2 (0.085%) Carpe Diem
12 2 (0.085%) OpenText VIM for SAP
12 2 (0.085%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 298 (12.69%) Azure
2 205 (8.73%) AWS
3 176 (7.49%) Microsoft 365
4 129 (5.49%) Serverless
5 116 (4.94%) SaaS
6 73 (3.11%) AWS Lambda
7 65 (2.77%) Power Platform
8 62 (2.64%) Amazon S3
9 60 (2.55%) PaaS
10 57 (2.43%) Amazon SQS
10 57 (2.43%) IaaS
11 52 (2.21%) GitHub
12 43 (1.83%) Azure Active Directory
13 41 (1.75%) Amazon EC2
14 35 (1.49%) Amazon ECS
14 35 (1.49%) GCP
14 35 (1.49%) Heroku
15 34 (1.45%) AWS CloudFormation
15 34 (1.45%) CloudFront
15 34 (1.45%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 82 (3.49%) DNS
2 81 (3.45%) Firewall
3 73 (3.11%) VPN
4 72 (3.07%) DHCP
5 40 (1.70%) Network Security
6 36 (1.53%) Internet
7 32 (1.36%) TCP/IP
8 27 (1.15%) LAN
8 27 (1.15%) WAN
9 21 (0.89%) Intranet
10 19 (0.81%) VoIP
11 16 (0.68%) Wireless
12 14 (0.60%) MPLS
13 13 (0.55%) HTTP
13 13 (0.55%) Intrusion Detection
13 13 (0.55%) Wi-Fi
14 10 (0.43%) Fibre Channel
14 10 (0.43%) SD-WAN
15 9 (0.38%) SSL
16 7 (0.30%) BGP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 111 (4.73%) Big Data
2 98 (4.17%) SQL Server
3 83 (3.53%) Relational Database
4 69 (2.94%) NoSQL
5 68 (2.89%) MongoDB
6 53 (2.26%) Power BI
7 46 (1.96%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 45 (1.92%) MySQL
9 43 (1.83%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 38 (1.62%) Amazon RDS
11 33 (1.40%) Data Warehouse
12 24 (1.02%) Apache Accumulo
13 21 (0.89%) Redis
14 20 (0.85%) Oracle Database
14 20 (0.85%) PostgreSQL
14 20 (0.85%) Tableau
15 15 (0.64%) GIS
16 13 (0.55%) Hadoop
17 11 (0.47%) Azure SQL Database
18 10 (0.43%) BigQuery
Development Applications
1 148 (6.30%) JIRA
2 81 (3.45%) Jenkins
3 75 (3.19%) Git (software)
4 24 (1.02%) Selenium
5 16 (0.68%) Ranorex
6 14 (0.60%) Bitbucket
7 11 (0.47%) Cucumber
8 10 (0.43%) Cypress.io
9 8 (0.34%) git-flow
9 8 (0.34%) Team Foundation Server
10 7 (0.30%) JUnit
10 7 (0.30%) Visual Studio
11 6 (0.26%) Android Studio
11 6 (0.26%) Axure RP
11 6 (0.26%) Bitbucket Server
11 6 (0.26%) webpack
11 6 (0.26%) WinDbg
11 6 (0.26%) Xcode
12 5 (0.21%) gulp
13 4 (0.17%) GitLab
General
1 653 (27.80%) Social Skills
2 647 (27.54%) Law
3 608 (25.88%) Finance
4 237 (10.09%) Analytical Skills
5 205 (8.73%) Marketing
6 127 (5.41%) Games
7 112 (4.77%) Public Sector
8 108 (4.60%) Retail
9 89 (3.79%) Banking
9 89 (3.79%) Presentation Skills
10 77 (3.28%) Organisational Skills
11 68 (2.89%) Manufacturing
12 64 (2.72%) Influencing Skills
13 62 (2.64%) Local Government
14 57 (2.43%) Telecoms
15 53 (2.26%) Financial Institution
16 52 (2.21%) Back Office
17 44 (1.87%) Pharmaceutical
18 42 (1.79%) Online Betting
19 40 (1.70%) Inclusion and Diversity
Job Titles
1 351 (14.94%) Analyst
2 292 (12.43%) Developer
3 137 (5.83%) Software Engineer
4 84 (3.58%) IT Manager
5 82 (3.49%) Business Analyst
6 81 (3.45%) Project Manager
7 80 (3.41%) Consultant
8 70 (2.98%) Senior Software Engineer
9 67 (2.85%) Architect
10 65 (2.77%) IT Analyst
11 63 (2.68%) Software Developer
12 58 (2.47%) Product Manager
13 56 (2.38%) Senior Developer
14 51 (2.17%) Service Analyst
15 49 (2.09%) IT Support
16 48 (2.04%) Support Analyst
17 46 (1.96%) Full Stack Developer
17 46 (1.96%) Security Analyst
17 46 (1.96%) Service Desk Analyst
18 44 (1.87%) Lead Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 162 (6.90%) .NET
1 162 (6.90%) React
2 123 (5.24%) CSS
3 122 (5.19%) REST
4 121 (5.15%) HTML
5 115 (4.90%) AngularJS
6 81 (3.45%) Node.js
7 78 (3.32%) RESTful
8 70 (2.98%) .NET Core
9 68 (2.89%) Apache NiFi
10 67 (2.85%) Kafka
11 64 (2.72%) Vue.js
12 60 (2.55%) RabbitMQ
13 48 (2.04%) Web Services
14 46 (1.96%) Ruby on Rails
15 41 (1.75%) HTML5
16 37 (1.58%) SOAP
17 35 (1.49%) Angular 2
17 35 (1.49%) ASP.NET
17 35 (1.49%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 195 (8.30%) Management Information System
2 185 (7.88%) User Experience
3 113 (4.81%) Driving Licence
4 98 (4.17%) Self-Motivation
5 94 (4.00%) Cyberattack
6 91 (3.87%) Blog
7 43 (1.83%) Legacy Systems
8 41 (1.75%) Social Media
9 39 (1.66%) Hedge funds
10 36 (1.53%) Analytical Mindset
11 35 (1.49%) Data Protection Act
11 35 (1.49%) Greenfield Project
12 28 (1.19%) Algorithms
13 25 (1.06%) Client/Server
14 24 (1.02%) Linux Command Line
15 23 (0.98%) Data Centre
16 22 (0.94%) Mobile App
17 21 (0.89%) Data Structures
18 19 (0.81%) Life Science
19 17 (0.72%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 282 (12.01%) Windows
2 178 (7.58%) Linux
3 120 (5.11%) Windows 10
4 85 (3.62%) Windows Server
5 73 (3.11%) Unix
6 48 (2.04%) Windows Server 2016
7 47 (2.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 45 (1.92%) Windows Server 2012
9 41 (1.75%) CentOS
10 39 (1.66%) Windows Server 2019
11 28 (1.19%) Ubuntu
12 25 (1.06%) Apple iOS
13 20 (0.85%) Android
14 19 (0.81%) Windows 7
15 18 (0.77%) Windows Server 2008
16 9 (0.38%) Mac OS X
17 8 (0.34%) Windows Server 2003
18 7 (0.30%) Mac OS
19 5 (0.21%) Windows XP
20 4 (0.17%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 594 (25.29%) Agile Software Development
2 269 (11.45%) Cybersecurity
3 260 (11.07%) Software Engineering
4 256 (10.90%) Project Management
5 254 (10.81%) Problem-Solving
6 249 (10.60%) Analytics
7 245 (10.43%) Mentoring
8 239 (10.17%) Information Security
8 239 (10.17%) Scrum
9 233 (9.92%) Data Protection
10 231 (9.83%) Business Intelligence
11 222 (9.45%) Microservices
12 220 (9.37%) ITIL
13 204 (8.68%) DevOps
14 194 (8.26%) Coaching
15 174 (7.41%) Line Management
16 166 (7.07%) Artificial Intelligence
17 164 (6.98%) Test Automation
18 155 (6.60%) Machine Learning
19 153 (6.51%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 302 (12.86%) SQL
2 251 (10.69%) Python
3 223 (9.49%) JavaScript
4 184 (7.83%) C#
5 150 (6.39%) Java
6 131 (5.58%) C
7 90 (3.83%) PowerShell
8 76 (3.24%) C++
9 60 (2.55%) TypeScript
10 57 (2.43%) R
11 56 (2.38%) Ruby
12 54 (2.30%) ES6
13 37 (1.58%) Bash Shell
14 23 (0.98%) T-SQL
15 19 (0.81%) Perl
16 16 (0.68%) PHP
17 14 (0.60%) Java 8
18 9 (0.38%) Scala
19 8 (0.34%) VB
19 8 (0.34%) XPath
Qualifications
1 258 (10.98%) Degree
2 124 (5.28%) Security Cleared
3 101 (4.30%) DBS Check
4 84 (3.58%) CISSP
5 52 (2.21%) CISM
6 50 (2.13%) Computer Science Degree
7 33 (1.40%) Cisco Certification
8 32 (1.36%) SC Cleared
9 30 (1.28%) CEH
9 30 (1.28%) Microsoft Certification
10 29 (1.23%) DV Cleared
11 28 (1.19%) CISA
12 26 (1.11%) CompTIA Security+
13 22 (0.94%) CCNA
14 19 (0.81%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
14 19 (0.81%) Master's Degree
15 18 (0.77%) ITIL Certification
16 17 (0.72%) PhD
17 16 (0.68%) GIAC
18 15 (0.64%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 165 (7.02%) GDPR
2 158 (6.73%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 103 (4.38%) QA
4 60 (2.55%) PMO
5 57 (2.43%) SLA
6 54 (2.30%) Cyber Essentials
7 46 (1.96%) Accessibility
8 45 (1.92%) NIST
9 38 (1.62%) PCI DSS
10 37 (1.58%) Data Quality
11 33 (1.40%) GRC
12 18 (0.77%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
13 16 (0.68%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
14 14 (0.60%) COBIT
15 12 (0.51%) IEC 61131
16 9 (0.38%) ISO/IEC 20000
17 8 (0.34%) ISO 9001
17 8 (0.34%) Sarbanes-Oxley
17 8 (0.34%) WCAG
18 5 (0.21%) JSP 440
System Software
1 193 (8.22%) Docker
2 187 (7.96%) Active Directory
3 50 (2.13%) VMware Infrastructure
4 27 (1.15%) Hyper-V
5 12 (0.51%) ISA Server
6 10 (0.43%) vSphere
6 10 (0.43%) XenApp
7 9 (0.38%) Virtual Machines
8 8 (0.34%) XenDesktop
9 6 (0.26%) Apache Flume
9 6 (0.26%) Virtual Desktop
10 5 (0.21%) Microsoft App-V
10 5 (0.21%) VMware ESXi
10 5 (0.21%) VMware NSX
11 4 (0.17%) Firmware
12 3 (0.13%) VMware Workstation
13 2 (0.085%) NFS
13 2 (0.085%) Samba
13 2 (0.085%) VirtualBox
13 2 (0.085%) Xen
Systems Management
1 129 (5.49%) Kubernetes
2 80 (3.41%) Ansible
3 51 (2.17%) Terraform
4 45 (1.92%) SCCM
5 33 (1.40%) Microsoft Intune
6 18 (0.77%) Single Sign-On
7 14 (0.60%) Nessus
8 10 (0.43%) Kibana
8 10 (0.43%) Puppet
9 8 (0.34%) EnCase
10 7 (0.30%) Grafana
11 6 (0.26%) Backup Exec
11 6 (0.26%) Oozie
12 5 (0.21%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
13 4 (0.17%) Prometheus
14 3 (0.13%) EMC NetWorker
14 3 (0.13%) FTK
14 3 (0.13%) Kubeflow
14 3 (0.13%) WSUS
15 2 (0.085%) SCOM
Vendors
1 430 (18.31%) Microsoft
2 89 (3.79%) iManage
3 85 (3.62%) VMware
4 74 (3.15%) Lumesse
5 70 (2.98%) Oracle
6 65 (2.77%) Cisco
7 58 (2.47%) Citrix
8 53 (2.26%) Intapp
9 51 (2.17%) SAP
10 46 (1.96%) Google
11 43 (1.83%) Red Hat
12 42 (1.79%) Aderant
13 30 (1.28%) Adobe
13 30 (1.28%) Salesforce.com
14 27 (1.15%) ServiceNow
15 23 (0.98%) Apple
16 18 (0.77%) Remedy
17 16 (0.68%) Facebook
17 16 (0.68%) Instagram
18 15 (0.64%) EMC