Period
to 20 January 2020

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 20 January 2020 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Legal
UK > England
6 months to
20 Jan 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 185 197 172
Rank change year-on-year +12 -25 -4
Permanent jobs citing Legal 2,183 2,513 3,436
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 1.88% 1.81% 2.12%
As % of the General category 4.68% 4.34% 4.77%
Number of salaries quoted 1,597 1,937 2,575
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - -4.76% +5.00%
10th Percentile £26,750 £30,000 £31,000
90th Percentile £83,750 £80,000 £82,500
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 46,643 57,970 71,980
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 40.23% 41.69% 44.40%
Number of salaries quoted 35,603 44,550 54,965
England median annual salary £57,500 £55,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.55% +4.76% +5.00%
10th Percentile £31,250 £30,750 £30,000
90th Percentile £95,000 £90,000 £85,000
UK median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year - +10.00% -

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 20 January 2020.

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 20 January 2020. 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 1,056 £60,000 +9.09% 223
South East +68 405 £50,000 -4.76% 211
North of England +5 341 £40,000 -11.11% 244
North West -7 213 £40,000 -11.11% 135
Midlands +59 164 £52,500 +16.67% 111
South West +22 134 £40,000 - 254
West Midlands +35 124 £52,500 +23.53% 72
Yorkshire +43 123 £37,500 -6.25% 78
East of England +60 108 £50,000 -16.67% 80
East Midlands +20 41 £56,250 +14.80% 39
North East -3 7 £60,000 -15.49% 31
Legal
UK

For the 6 months to 20 January 2020, 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.

1 615 (28.17%) Finance
2 544 (24.92%) Microsoft
3 517 (23.68%) Law
4 500 (22.90%) Agile Software Development
5 405 (18.55%) Windows
6 325 (14.89%) Problem-Solving
7 315 (14.43%) Information Security
8 300 (13.74%) SQL
9 298 (13.65%) Degree
10 269 (12.32%) Project Management
11 268 (12.28%) Azure
12 259 (11.86%) Microsoft Office
13 242 (11.09%) ITIL
14 238 (10.90%) SQL Server
15 237 (10.86%) Business Intelligence
16 236 (10.81%) .NET
17 234 (10.72%) C#
18 228 (10.44%) Active Directory
19 205 (9.39%) ISO/IEC 27001
20 197 (9.02%) Analytical Skills
21 196 (8.98%) Management Information System
22 186 (8.52%) Data Protection
23 177 (8.11%) Office 365
24 171 (7.83%) Scrum
25 169 (7.74%) GDPR
26 165 (7.56%) JavaScript
27 159 (7.28%) Stakeholder Management
28 158 (7.24%) Microsoft Excel
29 154 (7.05%) CRM
29 154 (7.05%) Cybersecurity

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
1 101 (4.63%) SharePoint
2 65 (2.98%) MS Exchange
3 40 (1.83%) Confluence
4 33 (1.51%) IIS
5 31 (1.42%) Apache Spark
6 25 (1.15%) Exchange Server 2013
7 20 (0.92%) CMS
7 20 (0.92%) Exchange Server 2010
8 17 (0.78%) Skype for Business
9 16 (0.73%) Elasticsearch
9 16 (0.73%) WordPress
10 15 (0.69%) Apache Airflow
11 14 (0.64%) Apache
12 12 (0.55%) NetWeaver
12 12 (0.55%) SAP Portal
13 10 (0.46%) SharePoint 2013
14 5 (0.23%) SharePoint Server
15 4 (0.18%) Headless CMS
15 4 (0.18%) nginx
16 3 (0.14%) WebLogic
Applications
1 259 (11.86%) Microsoft Office
2 158 (7.24%) Microsoft Excel
3 82 (3.76%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 35 (1.60%) MS Visio
5 18 (0.82%) Microsoft Project
6 17 (0.78%) InfoPath
7 13 (0.60%) AutoCAD
8 12 (0.55%) LibreOffice
9 11 (0.50%) Adobe XD
9 11 (0.50%) InVision
9 11 (0.50%) Zeplin
10 10 (0.46%) Adobe Creative Suite
11 8 (0.37%) Spreadsheet
12 7 (0.32%) Acrobat
13 5 (0.23%) SPSS
14 4 (0.18%) Photoshop
15 3 (0.14%) Camtasia
15 3 (0.14%) Chatbot
15 3 (0.14%) S-PLUS
15 3 (0.14%) Stata
Business Applications
1 44 (2.02%) Dynamics CRM
2 35 (1.60%) Elite 3E
3 15 (0.69%) Visualfiles
4 12 (0.55%) SAP CRM
5 11 (0.50%) Carpe Diem
6 6 (0.27%) Oracle iProcurement
6 6 (0.27%) Veritas eDiscovery
7 4 (0.18%) Workday HCM
8 3 (0.14%) Payment Gateway
8 3 (0.14%) Relativity
9 2 (0.092%) Distributed Ledger
9 2 (0.092%) Salesforce.com CRM
10 1 (0.046%) Adobe Campaign
10 1 (0.046%) Magento
10 1 (0.046%) Oracle Assets
10 1 (0.046%) Oracle Cash Management
10 1 (0.046%) Oracle Payables
10 1 (0.046%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
10 1 (0.046%) Oracle Receivables
10 1 (0.046%) SAP S/4HANA
Cloud Services
1 268 (12.28%) Azure
2 177 (8.11%) Office 365
3 143 (6.55%) SaaS
4 129 (5.91%) AWS
5 53 (2.43%) Power Platform
5 53 (2.43%) Serverless
6 44 (2.02%) GCP
7 35 (1.60%) PaaS
8 29 (1.33%) GitHub
9 23 (1.05%) IaaS
10 20 (0.92%) Dynamics 365
11 16 (0.73%) Cloud Computing
11 16 (0.73%) npm
12 15 (0.69%) Azure Active Directory
13 13 (0.60%) Mimecast
14 11 (0.50%) Amazon EMR
14 11 (0.50%) Amazon S3
15 10 (0.46%) SuccessFactors
16 9 (0.41%) AWS Lambda
16 9 (0.41%) PowerApps
Communications & Networking
1 125 (5.73%) Firewall
2 63 (2.89%) DNS
3 62 (2.84%) LAN
4 53 (2.43%) WAN
5 49 (2.24%) Internet
6 48 (2.20%) DHCP
6 48 (2.20%) VPN
7 39 (1.79%) TCP/IP
8 38 (1.74%) SAN
9 33 (1.51%) Intranet
10 32 (1.47%) Wireless
11 23 (1.05%) Network Security
12 21 (0.96%) VLAN
12 21 (0.96%) VoIP
13 19 (0.87%) Remote Desktop
14 17 (0.78%) NAS
14 17 (0.78%) Skype
14 17 (0.78%) SSL
15 13 (0.60%) NetScaler
16 11 (0.50%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 238 (10.90%) SQL Server
2 122 (5.59%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 68 (3.11%) Big Data
3 68 (3.11%) Data Warehouse
3 68 (3.11%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 49 (2.24%) Power BI
5 35 (1.60%) Relational Database
6 31 (1.42%) PostgreSQL
7 30 (1.37%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 29 (1.33%) QlikView
9 25 (1.15%) Snowflake Schema
10 22 (1.01%) SQL Server 2012
11 20 (0.92%) Amazon Redshift
12 19 (0.87%) Data Lake
13 17 (0.78%) NoSQL
14 16 (0.73%) BigQuery
15 15 (0.69%) Hadoop
15 15 (0.69%) MySQL
16 14 (0.64%) SQL Server 2016
17 13 (0.60%) Apache Hive
Development Applications
1 75 (3.44%) JIRA
2 52 (2.38%) Visual Studio
3 47 (2.15%) Jenkins
3 47 (2.15%) Team Foundation Server
4 39 (1.79%) TeamCity
5 35 (1.60%) Git (software)
6 28 (1.28%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 20 (0.92%) Selenium
7 20 (0.92%) Visual Studio Team System
8 13 (0.60%) Axure RP
8 13 (0.60%) Jasmine
8 13 (0.60%) Karma Test Runner
9 12 (0.55%) Balsamiq
10 10 (0.46%) Cucumber
11 7 (0.32%) JMeter
11 7 (0.32%) Octopus Deploy
11 7 (0.32%) SpecFlow
12 6 (0.27%) Gatling
12 6 (0.27%) git-flow
12 6 (0.27%) WebDriver
General
1 615 (28.17%) Finance
2 517 (23.68%) Law
3 152 (6.96%) Marketing
4 110 (5.04%) Telecoms
5 98 (4.49%) Retail
6 78 (3.57%) Banking
7 77 (3.53%) Public Sector
8 52 (2.38%) Back Office
9 41 (1.88%) Manufacturing
10 33 (1.51%) Front Office
11 28 (1.28%) Billing
12 21 (0.96%) Advertising
13 18 (0.82%) Aerospace
14 16 (0.73%) Games
15 15 (0.69%) Digital Economy
16 14 (0.64%) Investment Banking
16 14 (0.64%) Publishing
17 12 (0.55%) Financial Institution
18 8 (0.37%) Local Government
19 7 (0.32%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 335 (15.35%) Analyst
2 257 (11.77%) Developer
3 160 (7.33%) Architect
4 109 (4.99%) Project Manager
5 88 (4.03%) Support Analyst
6 87 (3.99%) IT Manager
7 79 (3.62%) Security Manager
8 76 (3.48%) IT Analyst
9 75 (3.44%) Consultant
10 67 (3.07%) Service Analyst
11 63 (2.89%) Information Manager
11 63 (2.89%) IT Support
12 59 (2.70%) Information Security Manager
12 59 (2.70%) Service Desk Analyst
13 58 (2.66%) Applications Support
14 56 (2.57%) Infrastructure Engineer
14 56 (2.57%) Support Engineer
14 56 (2.57%) Team Leader
15 53 (2.43%) Trainer
16 49 (2.24%) Service Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 236 (10.81%) .NET
2 96 (4.40%) AngularJS
3 82 (3.76%) ASP.NET
4 79 (3.62%) CSS
5 78 (3.57%) HTML
6 76 (3.48%) Web Services
7 73 (3.34%) .NET Framework
8 61 (2.79%) XML
9 54 (2.47%) RESTful
10 53 (2.43%) REST
11 51 (2.34%) JSON
12 49 (2.24%) Node.js
13 45 (2.06%) ASP.NET MVC
13 45 (2.06%) React
14 44 (2.02%) Angular 2
15 41 (1.88%) ASP.NET Web API
16 29 (1.33%) HTML5
16 29 (1.33%) Sass
16 29 (1.33%) Vue.js
17 28 (1.28%) D3.js
Miscellaneous
1 197 (9.02%) Analytical Skills
2 196 (8.98%) Management Information System
3 130 (5.96%) Self-Motivation
4 63 (2.89%) User Experience
5 39 (1.79%) Data Centre
5 39 (1.79%) Data Structures
6 34 (1.56%) Mobile App
7 32 (1.47%) Enterprise Software
8 31 (1.42%) Data Protection Act
8 31 (1.42%) Greenfield Project
9 30 (1.37%) Fixed Income
10 24 (1.10%) Video Conferencing
11 20 (0.92%) e-Learning
12 19 (0.87%) Private Cloud
13 17 (0.78%) iPhone
13 17 (0.78%) SWIFT
14 16 (0.73%) CMDB
14 16 (0.73%) Replication
14 16 (0.73%) Virtual Team
15 15 (0.69%) Enterprise Storage
Operating Systems
1 405 (18.55%) Windows
2 142 (6.50%) Windows 10
3 109 (4.99%) Windows Server
4 87 (3.99%) Linux
5 84 (3.85%) Windows 7
6 50 (2.29%) Windows Server 2012
7 32 (1.47%) Unix
8 26 (1.19%) Windows Server 2008
9 24 (1.10%) Ubuntu
10 23 (1.05%) Android
11 14 (0.64%) CentOS
12 13 (0.60%) Apple iOS
12 13 (0.60%) Windows 8
13 12 (0.55%) Fedora
13 12 (0.55%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 9 (0.41%) Mac OS X
15 2 (0.092%) Data ONTAP
15 2 (0.092%) Windows Server 2003
16 1 (0.046%) Windows Vista
16 1 (0.046%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 500 (22.90%) Agile Software Development
2 325 (14.89%) Problem-Solving
3 315 (14.43%) Information Security
4 269 (12.32%) Project Management
5 242 (11.09%) ITIL
6 237 (10.86%) Business Intelligence
7 186 (8.52%) Data Protection
8 171 (7.83%) Scrum
9 159 (7.28%) Stakeholder Management
10 154 (7.05%) CRM
10 154 (7.05%) Cybersecurity
11 150 (6.87%) Continuous Improvement
12 149 (6.83%) Analytics
13 145 (6.64%) Change Management
14 139 (6.37%) Risk Management
15 134 (6.14%) Service Delivery
16 122 (5.59%) Decision-Making
17 110 (5.04%) Test Automation
18 104 (4.76%) Project Delivery
19 103 (4.72%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 300 (13.74%) SQL
2 234 (10.72%) C#
3 165 (7.56%) JavaScript
4 135 (6.18%) Python
5 119 (5.45%) Java
6 101 (4.63%) PowerShell
7 68 (3.11%) C
8 59 (2.70%) T-SQL
9 45 (2.06%) TypeScript
10 36 (1.65%) PHP
11 29 (1.33%) Ruby
12 25 (1.15%) VB.NET
13 23 (1.05%) Scala
13 23 (1.05%) VB
14 22 (1.01%) ES6
15 18 (0.82%) Bash Shell
16 17 (0.78%) F#
17 16 (0.73%) VBA
18 14 (0.64%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
19 12 (0.55%) R
Qualifications
1 298 (13.65%) Degree
2 129 (5.91%) CISSP
3 102 (4.67%) CISM
4 89 (4.08%) Security Cleared
5 77 (3.53%) Microsoft Certification
6 66 (3.02%) CISA
7 56 (2.57%) Cisco Certification
8 52 (2.38%) MCSE
9 45 (2.06%) SC Cleared
10 38 (1.74%) CCNA
11 32 (1.47%) Computer Science Degree
12 31 (1.42%) GIAC
13 24 (1.10%) CFA
13 24 (1.10%) CIMA
13 24 (1.10%) CompTIA Security+
14 21 (0.96%) SANS
15 19 (0.87%) Network+ Certification
16 18 (0.82%) CCNP
16 18 (0.82%) HND
16 18 (0.82%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 205 (9.39%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 169 (7.74%) GDPR
3 83 (3.80%) SLA
4 75 (3.44%) QA
5 67 (3.07%) PCI DSS
6 54 (2.47%) PMO
7 53 (2.43%) NIST
8 32 (1.47%) Cyber Essentials
9 31 (1.42%) COBIT
10 30 (1.37%) Sarbanes-Oxley
11 29 (1.33%) Data Quality
12 18 (0.82%) HIPAA
13 13 (0.60%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
14 12 (0.55%) ISO 9001
15 11 (0.50%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
15 11 (0.50%) FISMA
16 10 (0.46%) NCSC
17 9 (0.41%) NIST 800
18 8 (0.37%) HMG Security Policy Framework
19 6 (0.27%) PSD2
System Software
1 228 (10.44%) Active Directory
2 61 (2.79%) VMware Infrastructure
3 45 (2.06%) Docker
4 29 (1.33%) Hyper-V
5 28 (1.28%) VMware ESXi
6 27 (1.24%) Virtual Servers
7 20 (0.92%) XenApp
8 19 (0.87%) XenDesktop
9 17 (0.78%) Terminal Services
10 12 (0.55%) NFS
10 12 (0.55%) Samba
10 12 (0.55%) VirtualBox
10 12 (0.55%) vSphere
10 12 (0.55%) Xen
11 10 (0.46%) HDFS
12 6 (0.27%) Virtual Desktop
13 2 (0.092%) BitLocker
13 2 (0.092%) Microsoft Virtual Server
13 2 (0.092%) VMware NSX
14 1 (0.046%) Citrix Hypervisor
Systems Management
1 28 (1.28%) Ansible
1 28 (1.28%) Kubernetes
2 27 (1.24%) SCCM
3 26 (1.19%) vCenter Server
4 18 (0.82%) Puppet
5 16 (0.73%) Docker Swarm
6 12 (0.55%) Nagios
6 12 (0.55%) OpenNMS
6 12 (0.55%) ZABBIX
7 10 (0.46%) EnCase
7 10 (0.46%) FTK
8 8 (0.37%) Thomson Reuters DACS
9 7 (0.32%) AirWatch
9 7 (0.32%) Terraform
10 6 (0.27%) Opscode Chef
11 5 (0.23%) Cisco CUCM
11 5 (0.23%) Microsoft Intune
11 5 (0.23%) SolarWinds Orion
12 4 (0.18%) Backup Exec
12 4 (0.18%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 544 (24.92%) Microsoft
2 123 (5.63%) Citrix
3 117 (5.36%) iManage
4 110 (5.04%) VMware
5 77 (3.53%) Cisco
6 54 (2.47%) Intapp
6 54 (2.47%) Salesforce.com
7 51 (2.34%) Oracle
8 48 (2.20%) Tableau
9 43 (1.97%) Adobe
9 43 (1.97%) SAP
9 43 (1.97%) ServiceNow
10 38 (1.74%) Aderant
11 29 (1.33%) NetApp
12 25 (1.15%) Palo Alto
13 23 (1.05%) Casewise
14 22 (1.01%) Dell
15 18 (0.82%) LexisNexis
15 18 (0.82%) SolarWinds
16 17 (0.78%) Informatica