Period
to 26 February 2021

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Legal in permanent job vacancies advertised in London. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Legal over the 6 months to 26 February 2021 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Legal
England > London
6 months to
26 Feb 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 161 145 153
Rank change year-on-year -16 +8 -41
Permanent jobs citing Legal 580 1,187 1,422
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in London 2.09% 2.34% 2.26%
As % of the General category 4.45% 4.80% 4.60%
Number of salaries quoted 511 902 1,224
Median annual salary £60,000 £60,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +9.09% -0.90%
10th Percentile £37,500 £35,050 £31,250
90th Percentile £85,000 £90,000 £85,000
England median annual salary £55,000 £50,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year +10.00% -4.76% -

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 London with a requirement for common skills.

All General Skills
London
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for common skills 13,024 24,747 30,891
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 46.95% 48.79% 49.19%
Number of salaries quoted 10,543 19,730 24,640
Median annual salary £70,000 £67,500 £65,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.70% +3.85% +8.33%
10th Percentile £41,250 £36,250 £36,000
90th Percentile £110,000 £110,000 £100,000
England median annual salary £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year +4.35% +4.55% +4.76%

Legal
Job Vacancy Trend in London

Job postings citing Legal as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in London.

Job vacancy trend for Legal in London

Legal
Salary Trend in London

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Legal in London.

Salary trend for Legal in London

Legal
Salary Histogram in London

Salary distribution for jobs citing Legal in London over the 6 months to 26 February 2021.

Salary histogram for Legal in London

Legal
Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Legal within the London region over the 6 months to 26 February 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
Central London -4 130 £56,250 +2.27% 55
East London +1 8 £53,750 +7.50% 28
South London +15 5 £52,500 -16.00% 10
West London +44 1 £65,000 -13.33% 26
North London +13 1 £32,000 +14.29% 10
Legal
England

For the 6 months to 26 February 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 London region with a requirement for Legal.

1 180 (31.03%) Finance
2 166 (28.62%) Agile Software Development
3 134 (23.10%) Business Intelligence
4 121 (20.86%) Law
5 108 (18.62%) Microsoft
6 101 (17.41%) Azure
7 83 (14.31%) SQL
8 80 (13.79%) Analytics
9 71 (12.24%) Windows
10 62 (10.69%) Banking
11 60 (10.34%) Marketing
11 60 (10.34%) DevOps
12 57 (9.83%) Stakeholder Management
13 53 (9.14%) Problem-Solving
14 51 (8.79%) Microsoft 365
15 50 (8.62%) Degree
16 48 (8.28%) SaaS
16 48 (8.28%) Analytical Skills
17 47 (8.10%) Machine Learning
17 47 (8.10%) Microsoft Office
18 46 (7.93%) ITIL
18 46 (7.93%) Artificial Intelligence
19 45 (7.76%) Information Security
19 45 (7.76%) Project Management
20 44 (7.59%) Workflow
21 42 (7.24%) Cybersecurity
22 40 (6.90%) Fintech
23 39 (6.72%) REST
24 37 (6.38%) Power Platform
25 36 (6.21%) Active Directory

Legal
Co-occurring IT Skills in London 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 15 (2.59%) CMS
1 15 (2.59%) SharePoint
2 14 (2.41%) MS Exchange
3 11 (1.90%) Elasticsearch
4 7 (1.21%) Apache
4 7 (1.21%) IIS
4 7 (1.21%) WordPress
5 6 (1.03%) Confluence
6 3 (0.52%) Apache Airflow
6 3 (0.52%) Cloud Foundry
6 3 (0.52%) Exchange Server 2010
6 3 (0.52%) Exchange Server 2013
7 2 (0.34%) Apache Spark
7 2 (0.34%) ArcGIS
7 2 (0.34%) Exchange Server 2007
8 1 (0.17%) SAS
8 1 (0.17%) WebLogic
Applications
1 47 (8.10%) Microsoft Office
2 33 (5.69%) Microsoft Excel
3 20 (3.45%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 7 (1.21%) Microsoft Project
5 5 (0.86%) MS Visio
5 5 (0.86%) Photoshop
6 4 (0.69%) Adobe Illustrator
6 4 (0.69%) InDesign
6 4 (0.69%) InVision
6 4 (0.69%) Sketch
7 3 (0.52%) Adobe Creative Suite
8 2 (0.34%) Gephi
9 1 (0.17%) 3ds Max
9 1 (0.17%) Acrobat
9 1 (0.17%) Adobe Captivate
9 1 (0.17%) Camtasia
Business Applications
1 21 (3.62%) Elite 3E
2 18 (3.10%) Loan IQ
3 13 (2.24%) Salesforce.com CRM
4 6 (1.03%) Dynamics CRM
5 4 (0.69%) Remedy ITSM
5 4 (0.69%) Visualfiles
6 3 (0.52%) NetSuite
6 3 (0.52%) Relativity
7 1 (0.17%) Actimize
7 1 (0.17%) Carpe Diem
7 1 (0.17%) Magento
7 1 (0.17%) OpenText VIM for SAP
7 1 (0.17%) Oracle ERP
7 1 (0.17%) Oracle Financials
7 1 (0.17%) SAP Business One
7 1 (0.17%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 101 (17.41%) Azure
2 51 (8.79%) Microsoft 365
3 48 (8.28%) SaaS
4 37 (6.38%) Power Platform
5 35 (6.03%) AWS
6 11 (1.90%) Amazon S3
6 11 (1.90%) Dynamics 365
7 10 (1.72%) Azure Active Directory
7 10 (1.72%) IaaS
7 10 (1.72%) Serverless
8 9 (1.55%) AWS Lambda
8 9 (1.55%) GCP
9 8 (1.38%) Cloud Computing
9 8 (1.38%) PaaS
10 5 (0.86%) Google Analytics
11 4 (0.69%) Amazon EC2
11 4 (0.69%) AWS CloudFormation
12 3 (0.52%) Amazon SQS
12 3 (0.52%) Heroku
12 3 (0.52%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 31 (5.34%) Firewall
2 16 (2.76%) DNS
3 9 (1.55%) DHCP
3 9 (1.55%) Network Security
3 9 (1.55%) SAN
4 8 (1.38%) NetScaler
4 8 (1.38%) VPN
5 7 (1.21%) HTTP
5 7 (1.21%) LAN
6 6 (1.03%) NAS
6 6 (1.03%) TCP/IP
7 5 (0.86%) DAB
7 5 (0.86%) Internet
7 5 (0.86%) WAN
7 5 (0.86%) Wireless
8 4 (0.69%) Intrusion Detection
8 4 (0.69%) iSCSI
8 4 (0.69%) Remote Desktop
8 4 (0.69%) VoIP
9 3 (0.52%) Cisco Firepower
Database & Business Intelligence
1 36 (6.21%) Data Warehouse
2 34 (5.86%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 29 (5.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 28 (4.83%) Power BI
5 25 (4.31%) SQL Server
6 21 (3.62%) Relational Database
7 12 (2.07%) Big Data
8 10 (1.72%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
8 10 (1.72%) MongoDB
8 10 (1.72%) PostgreSQL
9 9 (1.55%) MySQL
10 7 (1.21%) Redis
11 5 (0.86%) Hadoop
12 4 (0.69%) Amazon RDS
13 3 (0.52%) NoSQL
13 3 (0.52%) SQL Server 2012
14 2 (0.34%) Apache Ignite
14 2 (0.34%) Hazelcast
14 2 (0.34%) MariaDB
14 2 (0.34%) SQL Server 2019
Development Applications
1 18 (3.10%) Git (software)
2 15 (2.59%) JIRA
3 13 (2.24%) Jenkins
4 9 (1.55%) Selenium
5 6 (1.03%) Ranorex
6 4 (0.69%) Visual Studio
7 3 (0.52%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
7 3 (0.52%) Subversion
7 3 (0.52%) Team Foundation Server
8 2 (0.34%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 2 (0.34%) Bitbucket
8 2 (0.34%) Bitbucket Server
8 2 (0.34%) git-flow
8 2 (0.34%) SpecFlow
9 1 (0.17%) Babel
9 1 (0.17%) HP UFT
9 1 (0.17%) Postman
9 1 (0.17%) TeamCity
9 1 (0.17%) TestRail
9 1 (0.17%) Travis CI
General
1 180 (31.03%) Finance
2 121 (20.86%) Law
3 62 (10.69%) Banking
4 60 (10.34%) Marketing
5 26 (4.48%) Investment Banking
6 21 (3.62%) Retail
7 14 (2.41%) Advertising
7 14 (2.41%) Public Sector
8 12 (2.07%) Telecoms
9 11 (1.90%) Brand Awareness
10 8 (1.38%) Front Office
10 8 (1.38%) Manufacturing
11 7 (1.21%) Financial Institution
12 6 (1.03%) Police
13 5 (0.86%) Back Office
13 5 (0.86%) Electronics
14 4 (0.69%) Billing
14 4 (0.69%) Pharmaceutical
14 4 (0.69%) Publishing
15 3 (0.52%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 99 (17.07%) Analyst
2 73 (12.59%) Developer
3 33 (5.69%) IT Manager
4 26 (4.48%) Architect
4 26 (4.48%) Consultant
5 22 (3.79%) IT Analyst
5 22 (3.79%) Solutions Architect
6 20 (3.45%) Business Intelligence Developer
7 19 (3.28%) Business Analyst
7 19 (3.28%) Senior Developer
7 19 (3.28%) Service Analyst
8 18 (3.10%) MiFID Architect
8 18 (3.10%) Product Manager
8 18 (3.10%) TOGAF Architect
9 16 (2.76%) Legal Analyst
10 15 (2.59%) Marketing Manager
11 14 (2.41%) Infrastructure Engineer
11 14 (2.41%) Programme Manager
11 14 (2.41%) Senior Analyst
11 14 (2.41%) Senior Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 39 (6.72%) REST
2 21 (3.62%) .NET
3 19 (3.28%) React
4 16 (2.76%) Node.js
5 15 (2.59%) CSS
6 13 (2.24%) HTML
7 12 (2.07%) Web Services
8 10 (1.72%) Spring
9 9 (1.55%) RabbitMQ
10 8 (1.38%) AngularJS
10 8 (1.38%) CSS3
10 8 (1.38%) Kafka
11 7 (1.21%) .NET Core
11 7 (1.21%) HTML5
11 7 (1.21%) SOAP
12 6 (1.03%) ASP.NET
12 6 (1.03%) OLE
12 6 (1.03%) XML
13 5 (0.86%) Apache NiFi
13 5 (0.86%) Ruby on Rails
Miscellaneous
1 48 (8.28%) Analytical Skills
2 35 (6.03%) User Experience
3 34 (5.86%) Management Information System
4 25 (4.31%) Blog
4 25 (4.31%) Mobile App
5 21 (3.62%) Social Media
6 18 (3.10%) Mobile Banking
6 18 (3.10%) Online Banking
6 18 (3.10%) Reference Data
7 13 (2.24%) Self-Motivation
8 9 (1.55%) Derivative
9 8 (1.38%) Equities
9 8 (1.38%) Video Conferencing
10 6 (1.03%) Data Structures
10 6 (1.03%) Graphic Design
11 5 (0.86%) Cyberattack
11 5 (0.86%) Equity Derivative
11 5 (0.86%) Podcast
11 5 (0.86%) Virtual Team
12 4 (0.69%) Data Protection Act
Operating Systems
1 71 (12.24%) Windows
2 35 (6.03%) Linux
3 28 (4.83%) Windows Server
4 24 (4.14%) Windows 10
5 10 (1.72%) Windows Server 2016
6 9 (1.55%) Windows Server 2012
7 8 (1.38%) CentOS
8 7 (1.21%) Windows Server 2008
9 6 (1.03%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 6 (1.03%) Windows 7
9 6 (1.03%) Windows Server 2019
10 5 (0.86%) Apple iOS
11 4 (0.69%) Android
11 4 (0.69%) Mac OS
11 4 (0.69%) Unix
12 2 (0.34%) Debian
13 1 (0.17%) Fedora
13 1 (0.17%) Ubuntu
13 1 (0.17%) Windows 8
13 1 (0.17%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 166 (28.62%) Agile Software Development
2 134 (23.10%) Business Intelligence
3 80 (13.79%) Analytics
4 60 (10.34%) DevOps
5 57 (9.83%) Stakeholder Management
6 53 (9.14%) Problem-Solving
7 47 (8.10%) Machine Learning
8 46 (7.93%) Artificial Intelligence
8 46 (7.93%) ITIL
9 45 (7.76%) Information Security
9 45 (7.76%) Project Management
10 44 (7.59%) Workflow
11 42 (7.24%) Cybersecurity
12 40 (6.90%) Fintech
13 35 (6.03%) Business Analysis
13 35 (6.03%) Data Strategy
14 34 (5.86%) Business Development
15 30 (5.17%) CRM
15 30 (5.17%) Mentoring
15 30 (5.17%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 83 (14.31%) SQL
2 36 (6.21%) Python
3 34 (5.86%) JavaScript
4 29 (5.00%) PowerShell
5 24 (4.14%) T-SQL
6 22 (3.79%) Java
7 18 (3.10%) C#
8 15 (2.59%) Bash Shell
9 13 (2.24%) C
10 9 (1.55%) R
11 8 (1.38%) TypeScript
12 7 (1.21%) VB.NET
13 6 (1.03%) Perl
13 6 (1.03%) PHP
14 5 (0.86%) Ruby
15 4 (0.69%) ES6
16 3 (0.52%) Go
16 3 (0.52%) Scala
16 3 (0.52%) XAML
17 2 (0.34%) VBA
Qualifications
1 50 (8.62%) Degree
2 22 (3.79%) Security Cleared
3 16 (2.76%) CISSP
4 11 (1.90%) CISM
4 11 (1.90%) SC Cleared
5 9 (1.55%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 8 (1.38%) Microsoft Certification
7 7 (1.21%) DV Cleared
7 7 (1.21%) MOS
8 6 (1.03%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
9 5 (0.86%) A+ Certification
9 5 (0.86%) CRISC
10 4 (0.69%) ACCA
10 4 (0.69%) CISA
10 4 (0.69%) Cisco Certification
10 4 (0.69%) CompTIA Security+
10 4 (0.69%) GIAC
10 4 (0.69%) ITIL Certification
10 4 (0.69%) MCSE
10 4 (0.69%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 33 (5.69%) Data Quality
2 22 (3.79%) MiFID
3 21 (3.62%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 21 (3.62%) QA
4 20 (3.45%) EMIR
4 20 (3.45%) PMO
5 19 (3.28%) GDPR
6 18 (3.10%) Dodd-Frank
7 11 (1.90%) SLA
8 9 (1.55%) NIST
9 6 (1.03%) PCI DSS
10 5 (0.86%) Cyber Essentials
11 3 (0.52%) ISO 9001
11 3 (0.52%) ISO/IEC 20000
12 2 (0.34%) Def Stans
12 2 (0.34%) Solvency II
13 1 (0.17%) COSHH
13 1 (0.17%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
13 1 (0.17%) SAS 70
13 1 (0.17%) UCITS
System Software
1 36 (6.21%) Active Directory
2 26 (4.48%) VMware Infrastructure
3 20 (3.45%) Docker
4 15 (2.59%) Hyper-V
5 6 (1.03%) XenApp
6 3 (0.52%) NFS
6 3 (0.52%) Virtual Desktop
6 3 (0.52%) VMware ESXi
6 3 (0.52%) VMware Workstation
7 2 (0.34%) Apache Flume
7 2 (0.34%) KVM
7 2 (0.34%) vSphere
8 1 (0.17%) Samba
8 1 (0.17%) VirtualBox
8 1 (0.17%) Xen
Systems Management
1 26 (4.48%) SCCM
2 20 (3.45%) Ansible
3 17 (2.93%) Kubernetes
4 13 (2.24%) Terraform
5 10 (1.72%) Puppet
6 9 (1.55%) Opscode Chef
7 7 (1.21%) Microsoft Intune
8 3 (0.52%) Clonezilla
8 3 (0.52%) Kibana
8 3 (0.52%) MOM
8 3 (0.52%) Nagios
8 3 (0.52%) Nessus
9 2 (0.34%) Backup Exec
9 2 (0.34%) CASB
9 2 (0.34%) Grafana
9 2 (0.34%) Icinga
9 2 (0.34%) Munin
9 2 (0.34%) Oozie
9 2 (0.34%) Packer
9 2 (0.34%) WSUS
Vendors
1 108 (18.62%) Microsoft
2 29 (5.00%) Intapp
2 29 (5.00%) VMware
3 24 (4.14%) iManage
4 19 (3.28%) Cisco
4 19 (3.28%) Murex
4 19 (3.28%) Salesforce.com
5 17 (2.93%) Citrix
6 12 (2.07%) Aderant
6 12 (2.07%) SAP
7 10 (1.72%) MuleSoft
8 9 (1.55%) Adobe
9 8 (1.38%) HubSpot
9 8 (1.38%) Oracle
9 8 (1.38%) Red Hat
9 8 (1.38%) SolarWinds
10 7 (1.21%) DocuSign
10 7 (1.21%) Google
10 7 (1.21%) ServiceNow
11 6 (1.03%) Reuters