Period
to 27 October 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 27 October 2021 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Legal
UK > England
6 months to
27 Oct 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 157 225 212
Rank change year-on-year +68 -13 -13
Permanent jobs citing Legal 2,604 681 2,096
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in England 2.34% 1.50% 1.67%
As % of the General category 4.00% 2.94% 3.02%
Number of salaries quoted 1,473 506 1,551
10th Percentile £28,000 £31,250 £26,750
25th Percentile £37,500 £39,010 £36,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £52,500 £52,500 £50,000
Median % change year-on-year - +5.00% -
75th Percentile £68,750 £70,000 £68,750
90th Percentile £87,500 £81,250 £82,500
UK median annual salary £52,500 £53,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year -1.87% +7.00% -

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 65,135 23,149 69,517
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 58.44% 50.93% 55.30%
Number of salaries quoted 40,628 18,822 53,908
10th Percentile £31,250 £32,500 £28,500
25th Percentile £42,500 £42,000 £37,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £58,500 £57,500 £54,000
Median % change year-on-year +1.74% +6.48% +2.86%
75th Percentile £78,750 £77,500 £72,500
90th Percentile £97,500 £96,250 £90,000
UK median annual salary £57,500 £55,029 £52,500
% change year-on-year +4.49% +4.82% +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 27 October 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 27 October 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 +44 1,177 £60,000 - 301
North of England +34 522 £45,000 +1.42% 224
South East +62 398 £47,500 -2.06% 226
North West 0 330 £42,500 - 128
Midlands -15 194 £50,000 +3.09% 139
South West -7 154 £45,000 +2.86% 201
Yorkshire +6 146 £45,000 -2.17% 80
West Midlands -6 146 £51,500 +6.19% 88
East of England +17 142 £31,000 +4.43% 106
East Midlands -33 48 £42,500 -4.22% 50
North East +8 46 £45,345 -30.24% 16
Legal
UK

For the 6 months to 27 October 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.

1 780 (29.95%) Social Skills
2 737 (28.30%) Finance
3 679 (26.08%) Agile Software Development
4 607 (23.31%) Law
5 564 (21.66%) Microsoft
6 374 (14.36%) Project Management
7 367 (14.09%) Azure
8 363 (13.94%) Analytical Skills
9 353 (13.56%) SQL
10 344 (13.21%) Degree
11 330 (12.67%) Problem-Solving
12 328 (12.60%) Information Security
13 318 (12.21%) Analytics
14 281 (10.79%) Cybersecurity
15 279 (10.71%) Windows
16 269 (10.33%) Business Intelligence
17 260 (9.98%) Management Information System
18 257 (9.87%) GDPR
19 256 (9.83%) Mentoring
20 250 (9.60%) AWS
21 244 (9.37%) Marketing
22 240 (9.22%) Data Protection
23 237 (9.10%) Scrum
24 233 (8.95%) Software Engineering
25 225 (8.64%) Python
25 225 (8.64%) Microsoft 365
26 223 (8.56%) JavaScript
27 220 (8.45%) ITIL
28 217 (8.33%) Continuous Improvement
29 216 (8.29%) DevOps

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 80 (3.07%) SharePoint
2 78 (3.00%) Confluence
3 68 (2.61%) Elasticsearch
4 64 (2.46%) CMS
5 56 (2.15%) MS Exchange
6 35 (1.34%) Appian
7 24 (0.92%) Tornado
8 23 (0.88%) Exchange Server 2013
9 20 (0.77%) Apache Spark
9 20 (0.77%) Cloud Foundry
10 13 (0.50%) SAS
11 11 (0.42%) Skype for Business
12 10 (0.38%) WordPress
13 8 (0.31%) Drupal
14 7 (0.27%) EPiServer
14 7 (0.27%) Kentico
14 7 (0.27%) NServiceBus
14 7 (0.27%) Umbraco
15 5 (0.19%) Apache
15 5 (0.19%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 204 (7.83%) Microsoft Office
2 136 (5.22%) Microsoft Excel
3 60 (2.30%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 28 (1.08%) Microsoft Project
5 24 (0.92%) MS Visio
5 24 (0.92%) Photoshop
5 24 (0.92%) Spreadsheet
6 20 (0.77%) Adobe Illustrator
7 14 (0.54%) GIMP
8 10 (0.38%) Chatbot
8 10 (0.38%) Sketch
9 5 (0.19%) Adobe Creative Suite
9 5 (0.19%) InVision
9 5 (0.19%) Marvel
9 5 (0.19%) UserZoom
10 4 (0.15%) Simulink
11 3 (0.12%) Acrobat
11 3 (0.12%) Figma
11 3 (0.12%) SPSS
12 2 (0.077%) Camtasia
Business Applications
1 27 (1.04%) Dynamics CRM
2 20 (0.77%) SAP S/4HANA
3 17 (0.65%) Elite 3E
4 15 (0.58%) Visualfiles
5 10 (0.38%) Sentinel
6 9 (0.35%) NetSuite
6 9 (0.35%) Relativity
7 7 (0.27%) Remedy ITSM
8 6 (0.23%) Workday HCM
9 5 (0.19%) SAP Business ByDesign
9 5 (0.19%) SAP Business One
10 4 (0.15%) Magento
10 4 (0.15%) SAP Forecasting and Replenishment
11 3 (0.12%) Carpe Diem
11 3 (0.12%) Cloudability
11 3 (0.12%) Oracle Applications
11 3 (0.12%) Payment Gateway
11 3 (0.12%) SAP BPC
11 3 (0.12%) SAP HR
12 2 (0.077%) SAP SD
Cloud Services
1 367 (14.09%) Azure
2 250 (9.60%) AWS
3 225 (8.64%) Microsoft 365
4 136 (5.22%) Power Platform
5 120 (4.61%) Serverless
6 108 (4.15%) SaaS
7 65 (2.50%) GitHub
8 63 (2.42%) AWS Lambda
9 54 (2.07%) Amazon S3
10 50 (1.92%) IaaS
11 47 (1.80%) Dynamics 365
11 47 (1.80%) Power Automate
12 46 (1.77%) Amazon SQS
13 45 (1.73%) PaaS
14 43 (1.65%) GCP
15 30 (1.15%) Cloud Computing
16 27 (1.04%) Amazon EC2
16 27 (1.04%) PowerApps
17 26 (1.00%) AWS CloudFormation
18 24 (0.92%) CloudFront
Communications & Networking
1 64 (2.46%) Firewall
2 63 (2.42%) DNS
2 63 (2.42%) VPN
3 60 (2.30%) DHCP
4 46 (1.77%) WAN
5 45 (1.73%) LAN
6 38 (1.46%) Network Security
7 37 (1.42%) Internet
8 36 (1.38%) TCP/IP
9 29 (1.11%) Wireless
10 22 (0.84%) Intranet
11 19 (0.73%) SD-WAN
12 18 (0.69%) VoIP
13 16 (0.61%) Wi-Fi
14 15 (0.58%) SAN
15 13 (0.50%) VLAN
16 12 (0.46%) Extranet
17 11 (0.42%) HTTP
18 9 (0.35%) Remote Desktop
18 9 (0.35%) WebEx
Database & Business Intelligence
1 115 (4.42%) SQL Server
2 91 (3.49%) Power BI
3 76 (2.92%) Relational Database
4 72 (2.76%) NoSQL
5 71 (2.73%) MongoDB
6 70 (2.69%) Big Data
7 55 (2.11%) Data Warehouse
8 54 (2.07%) MySQL
9 45 (1.73%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 44 (1.69%) Tableau
11 35 (1.34%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 30 (1.15%) Redis
13 28 (1.08%) PostgreSQL
14 25 (0.96%) Amazon RDS
15 19 (0.73%) Apache Accumulo
16 18 (0.69%) Azure SQL Database
16 18 (0.69%) SQL Server Analysis Services
17 17 (0.65%) Oracle Database
18 14 (0.54%) Blockchain
18 14 (0.54%) Data Lake
Development Applications
1 139 (5.34%) JIRA
2 91 (3.49%) Git (software)
3 72 (2.76%) Jenkins
4 28 (1.08%) Selenium
5 25 (0.96%) Team Foundation Server
6 21 (0.81%) Ranorex
7 20 (0.77%) Visual Studio
8 16 (0.61%) Bitbucket
9 14 (0.54%) Cypress.io
10 9 (0.35%) Cucumber
11 8 (0.31%) JUnit
12 7 (0.27%) Axure RP
12 7 (0.27%) Postman
13 6 (0.23%) Android Studio
13 6 (0.23%) git-flow
13 6 (0.23%) SoapUI
13 6 (0.23%) SonarQube
13 6 (0.23%) TestRail
13 6 (0.23%) webpack
13 6 (0.23%) WinDbg
General
1 780 (29.95%) Social Skills
2 737 (28.30%) Finance
3 607 (23.31%) Law
4 363 (13.94%) Analytical Skills
5 244 (9.37%) Marketing
6 170 (6.53%) Retail
7 132 (5.07%) Banking
8 129 (4.95%) Games
9 105 (4.03%) Organisational Skills
9 105 (4.03%) Public Sector
10 95 (3.65%) Influencing Skills
11 94 (3.61%) Presentation Skills
12 90 (3.46%) Manufacturing
13 66 (2.53%) Pharmaceutical
14 61 (2.34%) Financial Institution
15 56 (2.15%) Telecoms
16 52 (2.00%) Advertising
17 48 (1.84%) Local Government
18 42 (1.61%) Publishing
19 40 (1.54%) Inclusion and Diversity
Job Titles
1 458 (17.59%) Analyst
2 294 (11.29%) Developer
3 126 (4.84%) Software Engineer
4 109 (4.19%) Business Analyst
5 108 (4.15%) IT Manager
6 105 (4.03%) Project Manager
7 97 (3.73%) Architect
8 83 (3.19%) Consultant
9 81 (3.11%) Support Analyst
10 80 (3.07%) IT Analyst
11 68 (2.61%) Senior Software Engineer
12 60 (2.30%) Senior Analyst
13 58 (2.23%) Security Manager
14 56 (2.15%) IT Support
14 56 (2.15%) Security Analyst
15 55 (2.11%) Service Analyst
16 53 (2.04%) Product Manager
16 53 (2.04%) Senior Developer
16 53 (2.04%) Software Developer
17 50 (1.92%) Senior Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 190 (7.30%) React
2 166 (6.37%) .NET
3 133 (5.11%) HTML
4 132 (5.07%) CSS
5 116 (4.45%) REST
6 98 (3.76%) AngularJS
7 97 (3.73%) Node.js
8 79 (3.03%) Kafka
9 74 (2.84%) Vue.js
10 69 (2.65%) RESTful
11 62 (2.38%) .NET Core
12 54 (2.07%) Web Services
13 53 (2.04%) Apache NiFi
14 52 (2.00%) .NET Framework
15 49 (1.88%) Redux
16 48 (1.84%) RabbitMQ
17 47 (1.80%) ASP.NET
18 42 (1.61%) JSON
19 37 (1.42%) Ruby on Rails
19 37 (1.42%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 260 (9.98%) Management Information System
2 168 (6.45%) User Experience
3 129 (4.95%) Self-Motivation
4 71 (2.73%) Blog
5 68 (2.61%) Social Media
6 61 (2.34%) Cyberattack
7 60 (2.30%) Data Protection Act
8 43 (1.65%) Data Centre
9 41 (1.57%) Hedge funds
10 39 (1.50%) Driving Licence
11 36 (1.38%) Mobile App
12 35 (1.34%) Greenfield Project
12 35 (1.34%) Robotics
13 29 (1.11%) Blackberry
14 27 (1.04%) Legacy Systems
15 26 (1.00%) Data Structures
16 23 (0.88%) Freedom of Information
16 23 (0.88%) Linux Command Line
17 22 (0.84%) Analytical Mindset
17 22 (0.84%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 279 (10.71%) Windows
2 139 (5.34%) Linux
3 130 (4.99%) Windows 10
4 92 (3.53%) Windows Server
5 66 (2.53%) Unix
6 45 (1.73%) Windows Server 2012
7 40 (1.54%) Windows Server 2016
8 38 (1.46%) Windows Server 2019
9 33 (1.27%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 32 (1.23%) Apple iOS
11 31 (1.19%) Android
11 31 (1.19%) CentOS
12 23 (0.88%) Windows 7
13 20 (0.77%) Ubuntu
14 10 (0.38%) Windows Server 2008
15 8 (0.31%) Solaris
16 5 (0.19%) Windows Server 2003
17 4 (0.15%) Mac OS
18 3 (0.12%) VMS
18 3 (0.12%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 679 (26.08%) Agile Software Development
2 374 (14.36%) Project Management
3 330 (12.67%) Problem-Solving
4 328 (12.60%) Information Security
5 318 (12.21%) Analytics
6 281 (10.79%) Cybersecurity
7 269 (10.33%) Business Intelligence
8 256 (9.83%) Mentoring
9 240 (9.22%) Data Protection
10 237 (9.10%) Scrum
11 233 (8.95%) Software Engineering
12 220 (8.45%) ITIL
13 217 (8.33%) Continuous Improvement
14 216 (8.29%) DevOps
15 202 (7.76%) Microservices
16 199 (7.64%) Risk Management
17 195 (7.49%) Coaching
18 192 (7.37%) Stakeholder Management
19 185 (7.10%) Artificial Intelligence
20 184 (7.07%) Line Management
Programming Languages
1 353 (13.56%) SQL
2 225 (8.64%) Python
3 223 (8.56%) JavaScript
4 177 (6.80%) C#
5 158 (6.07%) Java
6 93 (3.57%) C
7 86 (3.30%) PowerShell
8 73 (2.80%) TypeScript
9 61 (2.34%) C++
10 51 (1.96%) R
11 49 (1.88%) Ruby
12 43 (1.65%) ES6
13 31 (1.19%) T-SQL
14 22 (0.84%) VBA
15 18 (0.69%) Bash Shell
15 18 (0.69%) PHP
16 14 (0.54%) VB
17 12 (0.46%) Go
17 12 (0.46%) Java 8
17 12 (0.46%) XPath
Qualifications
1 344 (13.21%) Degree
2 112 (4.30%) Security Cleared
3 101 (3.88%) CISSP
4 78 (3.00%) CISM
5 52 (2.00%) Computer Science Degree
6 49 (1.88%) SC Cleared
7 33 (1.27%) Cisco Certification
7 33 (1.27%) DBS Check
7 33 (1.27%) Six Sigma Green Belt
8 32 (1.23%) Master's Degree
9 30 (1.15%) CISA
10 27 (1.04%) Microsoft Certification
11 25 (0.96%) ITIL Certification
12 21 (0.81%) CRISC
13 20 (0.77%) PMI Certification
14 19 (0.73%) CCNA
15 15 (0.58%) MCP
16 14 (0.54%) PhD
16 14 (0.54%) PMP
16 14 (0.54%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 257 (9.87%) GDPR
2 199 (7.64%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 144 (5.53%) QA
4 80 (3.07%) SLA
5 76 (2.92%) Cyber Essentials
6 71 (2.73%) Accessibility
7 59 (2.27%) PMO
8 54 (2.07%) Data Quality
9 51 (1.96%) NIST
10 49 (1.88%) PCI DSS
11 48 (1.84%) GRC
12 30 (1.15%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
13 25 (0.96%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
14 14 (0.54%) Sarbanes-Oxley
15 12 (0.46%) COBIT
15 12 (0.46%) NCSC
16 11 (0.42%) HIPAA
16 11 (0.42%) ISO/IEC 20000
16 11 (0.42%) NEBOSH
16 11 (0.42%) WCAG
System Software
1 186 (7.14%) Docker
2 183 (7.03%) Active Directory
3 40 (1.54%) VMware Infrastructure
4 17 (0.65%) Hyper-V
5 14 (0.54%) vSphere
6 11 (0.42%) XenDesktop
7 10 (0.38%) ISA Server
8 7 (0.27%) Virtual Desktop
8 7 (0.27%) Virtual Machines
8 7 (0.27%) XenApp
9 5 (0.19%) Firmware
9 5 (0.19%) VMware Server
10 4 (0.15%) Veritas Cluster Server
11 3 (0.12%) Microsoft App-V
11 3 (0.12%) VMware NSX
12 2 (0.077%) VMware ESXi
13 1 (0.038%) Apache ZooKeeper
13 1 (0.038%) Citrix Hypervisor
13 1 (0.038%) KVM
13 1 (0.038%) Xen
Systems Management
1 111 (4.26%) Kubernetes
2 65 (2.50%) Terraform
3 58 (2.23%) Ansible
4 51 (1.96%) SCCM
5 31 (1.19%) Microsoft Intune
6 17 (0.65%) Single Sign-On
7 12 (0.46%) SCOM
8 11 (0.42%) Nessus
9 8 (0.31%) Kubeflow
10 6 (0.23%) McAfee ePO
10 6 (0.23%) NetBackup
11 5 (0.19%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
12 4 (0.15%) Backup Exec
12 4 (0.15%) Grafana
12 4 (0.15%) HP Fortify
12 4 (0.15%) OfficeScan
12 4 (0.15%) SCOrch
12 4 (0.15%) Trend Micro Deep Security
13 3 (0.12%) EMC NetWorker
13 3 (0.12%) WSUS
Vendors
1 564 (21.66%) Microsoft
2 91 (3.49%) iManage
3 85 (3.26%) Salesforce.com
4 78 (3.00%) Cisco
5 73 (2.80%) Citrix
5 73 (2.80%) VMware
6 66 (2.53%) Google
7 64 (2.46%) Oracle
7 64 (2.46%) SAP
8 46 (1.77%) Intapp
9 42 (1.61%) Facebook
10 36 (1.38%) Red Hat
11 35 (1.34%) Aderant
11 35 (1.34%) ServiceNow
12 33 (1.27%) Automation Anywhere
12 33 (1.27%) MuleSoft
13 27 (1.04%) Adobe
14 26 (1.00%) HP
15 22 (0.84%) Cadence
15 22 (0.84%) Twitter