Period
to 23 August 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 23 August 2019 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Legal
UK > England
6 months to
23 Aug 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 219 182 168
Rank change year-on-year -37 -14 0
Permanent jobs citing Legal 2,097 2,958 3,647
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 1.59% 1.88% 2.20%
As % of the General category 3.97% 4.33% 4.89%
Number of salaries quoted 1,551 2,173 2,604
England median annual salary £52,500 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.00% -
10th Percentile £28,500 £30,000 £29,664
90th Percentile £81,250 £81,000 £81,250
UK median annual salary £52,000 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year -0.95% +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 52,786 68,281 74,570
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 40.06% 43.39% 45.03%
Number of salaries quoted 40,007 52,556 55,562
England median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% -
10th Percentile £31,250 £29,750 £29,000
90th Percentile £92,500 £87,500 £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 23 August 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 23 August 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 -42 1,105 £60,000 +4.35% 199
South East -4 364 £49,250 +3.68% 215
North of England -8 313 £42,500 -5.56% 210
North West +27 201 £45,000 - 117
Midlands -69 120 £45,625 +7.35% 91
South West +27 109 £31,000 -31.11% 275
Yorkshire -18 102 £40,000 -11.11% 70
West Midlands -77 94 £45,000 +12.50% 55
East of England +25 76 £55,000 +10.00% 93
East Midlands -13 25 £57,500 +27.78% 36
North East +23 14 £60,000 +50.00% 23
Legal
UK

For the 6 months to 23 August 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.

1 662 (31.57%) Finance
2 451 (21.51%) Law
3 440 (20.98%) Agile Software Development
4 435 (20.74%) Microsoft
5 424 (20.22%) Windows
6 316 (15.07%) ITIL
7 309 (14.74%) SQL
8 303 (14.45%) Degree
9 268 (12.78%) Information Security
10 255 (12.16%) Problem-Solving
11 244 (11.64%) Microsoft Office
12 234 (11.16%) Project Management
12 234 (11.16%) Active Directory
13 216 (10.30%) Business Intelligence
14 213 (10.16%) Analytical Skills
15 196 (9.35%) SQL Server
16 193 (9.20%) Azure
17 182 (8.68%) Management Information System
18 175 (8.35%) Office 365
19 162 (7.73%) Continuous Improvement
20 153 (7.30%) ISO/IEC 27001
21 151 (7.20%) Windows 10
22 145 (6.91%) JavaScript
23 144 (6.87%) Marketing
23 144 (6.87%) Data Protection
24 139 (6.63%) iManage
24 139 (6.63%) Windows Server
25 137 (6.53%) Document Management
26 136 (6.49%) Change Management
27 135 (6.44%) Risk 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 85 (4.05%) SharePoint
2 82 (3.91%) MS Exchange
3 27 (1.29%) Exchange Server 2013
4 26 (1.24%) CMS
5 23 (1.10%) Exchange Server 2010
5 23 (1.10%) Skype for Business
6 20 (0.95%) Apache
7 18 (0.86%) IIS
8 12 (0.57%) OpenStack
9 10 (0.48%) Confluence
10 7 (0.33%) Adobe Experience Manager
10 7 (0.33%) Elasticsearch
10 7 (0.33%) SAS
10 7 (0.33%) WordPress
11 6 (0.29%) Moodle
12 5 (0.24%) Apache Spark
12 5 (0.24%) Sitecore CMS
13 4 (0.19%) OpenEdge
13 4 (0.19%) Tomcat
14 3 (0.14%) WebLogic
Applications
1 244 (11.64%) Microsoft Office
2 98 (4.67%) Microsoft Excel
3 38 (1.81%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 18 (0.86%) Microsoft Project
5 17 (0.81%) MS Visio
6 9 (0.43%) Photoshop
7 8 (0.38%) Acrobat
8 7 (0.33%) Spreadsheet
9 5 (0.24%) S-PLUS
10 4 (0.19%) SPSS
11 3 (0.14%) Stata
12 2 (0.095%) InDesign
13 1 (0.048%) Adobe Captivate
13 1 (0.048%) Adobe Creative Suite
13 1 (0.048%) Adobe Illustrator
13 1 (0.048%) Adobe Premiere
13 1 (0.048%) Chatbot
13 1 (0.048%) Figma
13 1 (0.048%) InVision
13 1 (0.048%) Sketch
Business Applications
1 47 (2.24%) Elite 3E
2 28 (1.34%) Carpe Diem
3 14 (0.67%) SAP S/4HANA
4 13 (0.62%) SAP BPC
5 12 (0.57%) SAP ERP
6 9 (0.43%) Visualfiles
7 8 (0.38%) Dynamics CRM
8 7 (0.33%) SAP CO
8 7 (0.33%) SAP FI
8 7 (0.33%) SAP FI/CO
9 5 (0.24%) Relativity
9 5 (0.24%) Workday HCM
10 4 (0.19%) Infor M3
10 4 (0.19%) Oracle iProcurement
10 4 (0.19%) Salesforce.com CRM
11 3 (0.14%) SessionCam
12 2 (0.095%) Dynamics NAV
12 2 (0.095%) Magento
12 2 (0.095%) Remedy ITSM
12 2 (0.095%) SAP GRC
Cloud Services
1 193 (9.20%) Azure
2 175 (8.35%) Office 365
3 122 (5.82%) SaaS
4 79 (3.77%) AWS
5 64 (3.05%) Power Platform
6 21 (1.00%) GitHub
6 21 (1.00%) IaaS
6 21 (1.00%) PaaS
7 18 (0.86%) Cloud Computing
8 16 (0.76%) Mimecast
9 14 (0.67%) GCP
10 13 (0.62%) AWS CloudFormation
11 11 (0.52%) Serverless
11 11 (0.52%) SuccessFactors
12 7 (0.33%) Azure Active Directory
12 7 (0.33%) Google Analytics
13 6 (0.29%) FinancialForce
14 5 (0.24%) Amazon S3
14 5 (0.24%) PowerApps
15 4 (0.19%) AWS Lambda
Communications & Networking
1 111 (5.29%) Firewall
2 91 (4.34%) DNS
3 69 (3.29%) DHCP
4 65 (3.10%) TCP/IP
5 55 (2.62%) WAN
6 54 (2.58%) SAN
7 43 (2.05%) LAN
7 43 (2.05%) VPN
8 40 (1.91%) NAS
8 40 (1.91%) Network Security
9 30 (1.43%) Skype
10 27 (1.29%) Wireless
11 26 (1.24%) VoIP
12 25 (1.19%) Intranet
13 22 (1.05%) Intrusion Detection
14 13 (0.62%) Internet
14 13 (0.62%) Remote Desktop
14 13 (0.62%) VLAN
14 13 (0.62%) WebEx
15 11 (0.52%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 196 (9.35%) SQL Server
2 85 (4.05%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 80 (3.81%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 60 (2.86%) Power BI
5 55 (2.62%) Data Warehouse
6 50 (2.38%) Big Data
7 39 (1.86%) Relational Database
8 38 (1.81%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 24 (1.14%) MySQL
9 24 (1.14%) RDBMS
10 21 (1.00%) SQL Server 2012
11 19 (0.91%) BusinessObjects
12 18 (0.86%) MongoDB
12 18 (0.86%) Oracle Database
12 18 (0.86%) PostgreSQL
13 16 (0.76%) QlikView
14 13 (0.62%) NoSQL
15 12 (0.57%) SAP HANA
16 11 (0.52%) SAP BW
17 9 (0.43%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 56 (2.67%) Git (software)
2 52 (2.48%) JIRA
3 23 (1.10%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 21 (1.00%) JIRA Agile
5 19 (0.91%) Selenium
5 19 (0.91%) Visual Studio
6 18 (0.86%) Team Foundation Server
7 16 (0.76%) Gatling
8 13 (0.62%) JUnit
9 11 (0.52%) Grunt
10 10 (0.48%) gulp
10 10 (0.48%) Visual Studio Team System
11 9 (0.43%) Jenkins
12 8 (0.38%) Cucumber
12 8 (0.38%) eggPlant
12 8 (0.38%) TeamCity
13 7 (0.33%) Jasmine
14 6 (0.29%) Subversion
14 6 (0.29%) WebDriver
15 5 (0.24%) JMeter
General
1 662 (31.57%) Finance
2 451 (21.51%) Law
3 144 (6.87%) Marketing
4 121 (5.77%) Banking
5 107 (5.10%) Retail
6 76 (3.62%) Telecoms
7 60 (2.86%) Front Office
8 50 (2.38%) Back Office
9 46 (2.19%) Public Sector
10 35 (1.67%) Aerospace
11 30 (1.43%) Investment Banking
12 29 (1.38%) Publishing
13 24 (1.14%) Billing
14 17 (0.81%) Military
15 15 (0.72%) Manufacturing
16 14 (0.67%) Advertising
17 11 (0.52%) Games
18 8 (0.38%) Financial Institution
18 8 (0.38%) Local Government
19 7 (0.33%) General Ledger
Job Titles
1 458 (21.84%) Analyst
2 231 (11.02%) Developer
3 132 (6.29%) Architect
4 123 (5.87%) IT Manager
5 111 (5.29%) IT Analyst
6 108 (5.15%) Project Manager
6 108 (5.15%) Service Analyst
7 97 (4.63%) Consultant
7 97 (4.63%) Service Desk Analyst
8 92 (4.39%) Support Analyst
9 61 (2.91%) Service Manager
10 55 (2.62%) IT Support
10 55 (2.62%) Junior
10 55 (2.62%) Security Analyst
11 54 (2.58%) Business Analyst
12 52 (2.48%) Trainer
13 50 (2.38%) SQL Developer
14 48 (2.29%) Administrator
14 48 (2.29%) Applications Support
15 46 (2.19%) Legal Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 105 (5.01%) .NET
2 104 (4.96%) HTML
3 80 (3.81%) CSS
4 58 (2.77%) Web Services
5 46 (2.19%) React
6 44 (2.10%) AngularJS
7 43 (2.05%) HTML5
8 35 (1.67%) XML
9 34 (1.62%) ASP.NET
9 34 (1.62%) RESTful
10 33 (1.57%) .NET Framework
11 31 (1.48%) REST
12 29 (1.38%) Velocity
13 27 (1.29%) jQuery
14 24 (1.14%) Node.js
15 23 (1.10%) Spring
16 22 (1.05%) Boost C++ Libraries
16 22 (1.05%) JSON
16 22 (1.05%) Qt
17 20 (0.95%) Spring Boot
Miscellaneous
1 213 (10.16%) Analytical Skills
2 182 (8.68%) Management Information System
3 83 (3.96%) User Experience
4 55 (2.62%) Fixed Income
5 46 (2.19%) Self-Motivation
6 40 (1.91%) Data Centre
7 36 (1.72%) Algorithms
8 33 (1.57%) Enterprise Software
9 28 (1.34%) Data Protection Act
9 28 (1.34%) Mobile App
10 27 (1.29%) Greenfield Project
11 25 (1.19%) Equities
12 22 (1.05%) iPhone
13 20 (0.95%) Blog
13 20 (0.95%) Virtual Team
14 19 (0.91%) CMDB
14 19 (0.91%) Smartphone
15 17 (0.81%) Cyberattack
16 16 (0.76%) Driving Licence
16 16 (0.76%) Linux Command Line
Operating Systems
1 424 (20.22%) Windows
2 151 (7.20%) Windows 10
3 139 (6.63%) Windows Server
4 124 (5.91%) Linux
5 109 (5.20%) Windows 7
6 57 (2.72%) Unix
7 51 (2.43%) Windows Server 2012
8 50 (2.38%) Android
9 37 (1.76%) Windows Server 2008
10 36 (1.72%) Apple iOS
11 18 (0.86%) Windows 8
12 11 (0.52%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 10 (0.48%) CentOS
14 9 (0.43%) Mac OS X
15 8 (0.38%) VMS
16 4 (0.19%) Solaris
17 3 (0.14%) Ubuntu
18 2 (0.095%) Windows Server 2003
19 1 (0.048%) Windows Phone
19 1 (0.048%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 440 (20.98%) Agile Software Development
2 316 (15.07%) ITIL
3 268 (12.78%) Information Security
4 255 (12.16%) Problem-Solving
5 234 (11.16%) Project Management
6 216 (10.30%) Business Intelligence
7 162 (7.73%) Continuous Improvement
8 144 (6.87%) Data Protection
9 137 (6.53%) Document Management
10 136 (6.49%) Change Management
11 135 (6.44%) Risk Management
12 133 (6.34%) Cybersecurity
13 131 (6.25%) Stakeholder Management
14 120 (5.72%) Analytics
15 103 (4.91%) DevOps
16 98 (4.67%) Service Management
17 97 (4.63%) Decision-Making
17 97 (4.63%) Scrum
18 95 (4.53%) Business Analysis
19 87 (4.15%) Security Management
Programming Languages
1 309 (14.74%) SQL
2 145 (6.91%) JavaScript
3 132 (6.29%) C#
4 100 (4.77%) Java
5 97 (4.63%) Python
6 88 (4.20%) PowerShell
7 62 (2.96%) T-SQL
8 47 (2.24%) C
9 31 (1.48%) C++
10 26 (1.24%) Shell Script
11 23 (1.10%) Ruby
12 22 (1.05%) Bash Shell
13 20 (0.95%) PHP
14 18 (0.86%) Java 8
15 16 (0.76%) VBA
16 15 (0.72%) Go
16 15 (0.72%) R
16 15 (0.72%) VB
17 14 (0.67%) Perl
18 11 (0.52%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 303 (14.45%) Degree
2 89 (4.24%) CISSP
3 81 (3.86%) Security Cleared
4 77 (3.67%) Microsoft Certification
5 64 (3.05%) SC Cleared
6 63 (3.00%) CISM
7 61 (2.91%) Cisco Certification
8 54 (2.58%) CISA
8 54 (2.58%) MCSE
9 44 (2.10%) ITIL Certification
10 41 (1.96%) Computer Science Degree
11 36 (1.72%) CCNA
12 34 (1.62%) CIMA
13 31 (1.48%) CCNP
13 31 (1.48%) CFA
14 29 (1.38%) GIAC
15 27 (1.29%) CEH
16 23 (1.10%) SANS
17 22 (1.05%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
18 20 (0.95%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 153 (7.30%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 118 (5.63%) GDPR
3 76 (3.62%) SLA
4 73 (3.48%) QA
5 57 (2.72%) NIST
6 49 (2.34%) PMO
7 45 (2.15%) PCI DSS
8 41 (1.96%) Cyber Essentials
9 35 (1.67%) COBIT
10 32 (1.53%) Data Quality
11 19 (0.91%) Sarbanes-Oxley
12 15 (0.72%) ISO/IEC 27005
13 11 (0.52%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
13 11 (0.52%) ISO 9001
14 9 (0.43%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
15 7 (0.33%) COSO
15 7 (0.33%) ISO 31000
15 7 (0.33%) Solvency II
16 6 (0.29%) NEBOSH
17 4 (0.19%) ISO/IEC 19770
System Software
1 234 (11.16%) Active Directory
2 61 (2.91%) Docker
3 55 (2.62%) VMware Infrastructure
4 46 (2.19%) Hyper-V
5 35 (1.67%) Virtual Servers
6 31 (1.48%) XenApp
7 17 (0.81%) XenDesktop
8 16 (0.76%) Virtual Desktop
9 13 (0.62%) VMware ESXi
10 9 (0.43%) NFS
11 8 (0.38%) iptables
11 8 (0.38%) Terminal Services
12 7 (0.33%) Citrix Hypervisor
13 6 (0.29%) Squid
14 5 (0.24%) vSphere
15 4 (0.19%) HDFS
16 3 (0.14%) ISA Server
17 2 (0.095%) Postfix
17 2 (0.095%) Samba
17 2 (0.095%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 54 (2.58%) SCCM
2 34 (1.62%) Kubernetes
3 22 (1.05%) Puppet
4 20 (0.95%) Ansible
5 19 (0.91%) Opscode Chef
6 14 (0.67%) Netcool
7 12 (0.57%) Cisco CUCM
7 12 (0.57%) Salt
7 12 (0.57%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
8 11 (0.52%) DameWare
9 9 (0.43%) WSUS
10 8 (0.38%) Nagios
11 6 (0.29%) Microsoft Intune
11 6 (0.29%) SELinux
12 5 (0.24%) SCOM
12 5 (0.24%) TeamSite
13 4 (0.19%) AirWatch
13 4 (0.19%) SCSM
13 4 (0.19%) Terraform
13 4 (0.19%) Thomson Reuters DACS
Vendors
1 435 (20.74%) Microsoft
2 139 (6.63%) iManage
3 124 (5.91%) Citrix
4 102 (4.86%) VMware
5 99 (4.72%) Cisco
6 68 (3.24%) SAP
7 50 (2.38%) Oracle
8 45 (2.15%) Intapp
9 38 (1.81%) ServiceNow
10 36 (1.72%) Salesforce.com
11 31 (1.48%) Casewise
11 31 (1.48%) Juniper
11 31 (1.48%) Tableau
12 26 (1.24%) Atlassian
13 23 (1.10%) CheckPoint
13 23 (1.10%) Remedy
14 22 (1.05%) Aderant
15 21 (1.00%) LexisNexis
15 21 (1.00%) Palo Alto
16 20 (0.95%) Bloomberg