Period
to 27 November 2020

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 27 November 2020 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Legal
England > London
6 months to
27 Nov 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 202 187 157
Rank change year-on-year -15 -30 -46
Permanent jobs citing Legal 361 1,066 1,529
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in London 1.65% 1.96% 2.29%
As % of the General category 3.49% 4.06% 4.59%
Number of salaries quoted 314 845 1,239
Median annual salary £62,500 £60,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.17% +9.09% -
10th Percentile £35,150 £36,000 £31,250
90th Percentile £85,000 £90,000 £82,500
England median annual salary £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
% 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 10,349 26,258 33,318
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 47.21% 48.35% 49.80%
Number of salaries quoted 8,600 20,712 26,494
Median annual salary £70,000 £65,000 £62,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.69% +4.00% +4.17%
10th Percentile £41,250 £36,250 £35,000
90th Percentile £112,500 £105,000 £97,500
England median annual salary £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year +9.09% - +5.77%

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 27 November 2020.

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 27 November 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
Central London 0 72 £60,000 +4.35% 45
West London +51 3 £56,250 -13.46% 14
South London +45 1 £37,967 -39.25% 5
Legal
England

For the 6 months to 27 November 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 London region with a requirement for Legal.

1 122 (33.80%) Finance
2 112 (31.02%) Business Intelligence
3 78 (21.61%) Agile Software Development
4 71 (19.67%) Microsoft
5 56 (15.51%) Law
5 56 (15.51%) Azure
6 50 (13.85%) SQL
7 49 (13.57%) DevOps
8 48 (13.30%) Windows
8 48 (13.30%) Information Security
8 48 (13.30%) Degree
9 46 (12.74%) Analytics
10 41 (11.36%) Marketing
10 41 (11.36%) Banking
11 36 (9.97%) Problem-Solving
12 35 (9.70%) Analytical Skills
12 35 (9.70%) Risk Management
12 35 (9.70%) Project Management
13 34 (9.42%) ISO/IEC 27001
14 33 (9.14%) Cybersecurity
15 30 (8.31%) SaaS
15 30 (8.31%) Management Information System
16 29 (8.03%) Firewall
17 28 (7.76%) Fintech
18 27 (7.48%) Machine Learning
18 27 (7.48%) Stakeholder Management
18 27 (7.48%) ITIL
18 27 (7.48%) .NET
19 26 (7.20%) Microsoft Office
19 26 (7.20%) Business Analysis

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 7 (1.94%) CMS
1 7 (1.94%) Elasticsearch
1 7 (1.94%) MS Exchange
2 6 (1.66%) Apache
3 4 (1.11%) SharePoint
4 3 (0.83%) BizTalk Server
4 3 (0.83%) IIS
4 3 (0.83%) nginx
5 2 (0.55%) WordPress
6 1 (0.28%) Apache Spark
6 1 (0.28%) Red Hat Fuse
Applications
1 26 (7.20%) Microsoft Office
2 13 (3.60%) Microsoft Excel
3 11 (3.05%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 6 (1.66%) Figma
5 1 (0.28%) Acrobat
5 1 (0.28%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 1 (0.28%) Adobe Illustrator
5 1 (0.28%) InDesign
5 1 (0.28%) Photoshop
5 1 (0.28%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 13 (3.60%) Loan IQ
2 7 (1.94%) Elite 3E
2 7 (1.94%) Salesforce.com CRM
3 5 (1.39%) Relativity
4 4 (1.11%) Dynamics CRM
5 3 (0.83%) Payment Gateway
6 1 (0.28%) Magento
6 1 (0.28%) Oracle Financials
6 1 (0.28%) SAP Business One
6 1 (0.28%) Visualfiles
Cloud Services
1 56 (15.51%) Azure
2 30 (8.31%) SaaS
3 24 (6.65%) AWS
4 20 (5.54%) Office 365
5 19 (5.26%) Power Platform
6 6 (1.66%) Cloud Computing
6 6 (1.66%) GCP
7 4 (1.11%) IaaS
8 3 (0.83%) Dynamics 365
9 2 (0.55%) Azure Data Factory
9 2 (0.55%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
9 2 (0.55%) Serverless
10 1 (0.28%) AWS CloudFormation
10 1 (0.28%) AWS CodeBuild
10 1 (0.28%) AWS CodePipeline
10 1 (0.28%) AWS Lambda
10 1 (0.28%) Azure ExpressRoute
10 1 (0.28%) Azure Functions
10 1 (0.28%) GitHub
10 1 (0.28%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 29 (8.03%) Firewall
2 9 (2.49%) DNS
2 9 (2.49%) NetScaler
2 9 (2.49%) WAN
3 7 (1.94%) VPN
4 6 (1.66%) Cisco IOS
4 6 (1.66%) LAN
4 6 (1.66%) Skype
4 6 (1.66%) Softphone
4 6 (1.66%) Unified Communications
4 6 (1.66%) VoIP
5 5 (1.39%) PBX
5 5 (1.39%) SAN
5 5 (1.39%) TCP/IP
5 5 (1.39%) Wireless
6 3 (0.83%) DHCP
6 3 (0.83%) Internet
6 3 (0.83%) NAS
6 3 (0.83%) Remote Desktop
7 2 (0.55%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (5.82%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 20 (5.54%) Data Warehouse
3 16 (4.43%) Power BI
4 15 (4.16%) SQL Server
4 15 (4.16%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 11 (3.05%) Relational Database
6 10 (2.77%) MongoDB
7 9 (2.49%) MySQL
7 9 (2.49%) PostgreSQL
8 8 (2.22%) Redis
9 5 (1.39%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
10 4 (1.11%) EDRMS
11 3 (0.83%) Blockchain
11 3 (0.83%) NoSQL
11 3 (0.83%) SQL Server 2012
12 2 (0.55%) Big Data
12 2 (0.55%) Data Lake
12 2 (0.55%) MariaDB
12 2 (0.55%) SQL Server 2008
12 2 (0.55%) SQL Server 2019
Development Applications
1 10 (2.77%) Git (software)
2 4 (1.11%) JIRA
3 3 (0.83%) Selenium
3 3 (0.83%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 3 (0.83%) Subversion
3 3 (0.83%) Team Foundation Server
3 3 (0.83%) Visual Studio
4 2 (0.55%) Jenkins
4 2 (0.55%) SpecFlow
4 2 (0.55%) WebDriver
5 1 (0.28%) CircleCI
5 1 (0.28%) Mocha
5 1 (0.28%) Postman
5 1 (0.28%) TeamCity
5 1 (0.28%) Travis CI
General
1 122 (33.80%) Finance
2 56 (15.51%) Law
3 41 (11.36%) Banking
3 41 (11.36%) Marketing
4 17 (4.71%) Telecoms
5 15 (4.16%) Investment Banking
6 14 (3.88%) Public Sector
7 13 (3.60%) Retail
8 11 (3.05%) Brand Awareness
9 8 (2.22%) Spanish Language
10 7 (1.94%) Electronics
10 7 (1.94%) German Language
10 7 (1.94%) Manufacturing
11 4 (1.11%) Billing
11 4 (1.11%) Financial Institution
11 4 (1.11%) French Language
12 3 (0.83%) Advertising
12 3 (0.83%) Aerospace
12 3 (0.83%) Military
12 3 (0.83%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 58 (16.07%) Developer
2 49 (13.57%) Analyst
3 25 (6.93%) Architect
4 17 (4.71%) Consultant
4 17 (4.71%) Solutions Architect
5 16 (4.43%) IT Manager
6 13 (3.60%) MiFID Architect
6 13 (3.60%) TOGAF Architect
7 12 (3.32%) Senior Developer
8 11 (3.05%) Business Intelligence Developer
8 11 (3.05%) Business Manager
9 10 (2.77%) Applications Developer
9 10 (2.77%) Lead Architect
9 10 (2.77%) Lead Solutions Architect
9 10 (2.77%) Senior Manager
9 10 (2.77%) Service Analyst
10 9 (2.49%) Information Manager
10 9 (2.49%) JavaScript Developer
10 9 (2.49%) Security Officer
10 9 (2.49%) Support Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (7.48%) .NET
2 23 (6.37%) REST
3 16 (4.43%) Node.js
4 13 (3.60%) AngularJS
5 11 (3.05%) React
6 10 (2.77%) HTML
6 10 (2.77%) WCF
7 9 (2.49%) ASP.NET
7 9 (2.49%) CSS
7 9 (2.49%) Web Services
8 8 (2.22%) RESTful
8 8 (2.22%) Spring
9 5 (1.39%) .NET Core
9 5 (1.39%) jQuery
9 5 (1.39%) Ruby on Rails
10 4 (1.11%) ASP.NET Web API
10 4 (1.11%) Kafka
10 4 (1.11%) Redux
10 4 (1.11%) SOAP
10 4 (1.11%) WSDL
Miscellaneous
1 35 (9.70%) Analytical Skills
2 30 (8.31%) Management Information System
3 23 (6.37%) User Experience
4 20 (5.54%) Mobile App
5 14 (3.88%) Blog
6 11 (3.05%) Mobile Banking
6 11 (3.05%) Online Banking
6 11 (3.05%) Reference Data
6 11 (3.05%) Social Media
7 10 (2.77%) Self-Motivation
8 7 (1.94%) Smartphone
9 6 (1.66%) Wiki
10 5 (1.39%) Data Centre
11 4 (1.11%) Enterprise Software
11 4 (1.11%) Greenfield Project
11 4 (1.11%) Reinsurance
12 3 (0.83%) Data Protection Act
12 3 (0.83%) Enterprise Storage
13 2 (0.55%) Freedom of Information
13 2 (0.55%) Hedge funds
Operating Systems
1 48 (13.30%) Windows
2 25 (6.93%) Windows 10
3 17 (4.71%) Linux
4 16 (4.43%) Windows Server
5 10 (2.77%) Unix
6 8 (2.22%) Windows Server 2012
7 7 (1.94%) Windows Server 2016
8 6 (1.66%) Windows Server 2019
9 3 (0.83%) Mac OS
9 3 (0.83%) Windows 7
10 2 (0.55%) CentOS
10 2 (0.55%) Debian
11 1 (0.28%) Android
11 1 (0.28%) Apple iOS
11 1 (0.28%) Check Point GAiA
11 1 (0.28%) Windows 8
11 1 (0.28%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 112 (31.02%) Business Intelligence
2 78 (21.61%) Agile Software Development
3 49 (13.57%) DevOps
4 48 (13.30%) Information Security
5 46 (12.74%) Analytics
6 36 (9.97%) Problem-Solving
7 35 (9.70%) Project Management
7 35 (9.70%) Risk Management
8 33 (9.14%) Cybersecurity
9 28 (7.76%) Fintech
10 27 (7.48%) ITIL
10 27 (7.48%) Machine Learning
10 27 (7.48%) Stakeholder Management
11 26 (7.20%) Business Analysis
12 25 (6.93%) Artificial Intelligence
13 22 (6.09%) CRM
14 21 (5.82%) SDLC
14 21 (5.82%) Service Delivery
15 20 (5.54%) Business Development
15 20 (5.54%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 50 (13.85%) SQL
2 25 (6.93%) JavaScript
3 18 (4.99%) C#
4 17 (4.71%) PowerShell
5 16 (4.43%) Java
5 16 (4.43%) Python
6 14 (3.88%) T-SQL
7 10 (2.77%) TypeScript
8 7 (1.94%) PHP
8 7 (1.94%) R
8 7 (1.94%) VB.NET
9 5 (1.39%) Bash Shell
9 5 (1.39%) Ruby
10 4 (1.11%) Perl
11 3 (0.83%) XAML
12 2 (0.55%) Apex Code
12 2 (0.55%) SOQL
13 1 (0.28%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
13 1 (0.28%) Go
13 1 (0.28%) Java 8
Qualifications
1 48 (13.30%) Degree
2 21 (5.82%) CISSP
3 20 (5.54%) CISM
4 13 (3.60%) CISA
5 12 (3.32%) CRISC
6 10 (2.77%) Security Cleared
7 6 (1.66%) ISO 27001 Lead Auditor
8 5 (1.39%) Computer Science Degree
8 5 (1.39%) SC Cleared
9 4 (1.11%) Cisco Certification
9 4 (1.11%) FFIEC
9 4 (1.11%) ITIL Certification
10 3 (0.83%) (ISC)2 CCSP
10 3 (0.83%) ACCA
11 2 (0.55%) CEH
11 2 (0.55%) CIMA
11 2 (0.55%) DBS Check
11 2 (0.55%) ISEB
11 2 (0.55%) OSCP
11 2 (0.55%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 34 (9.42%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 23 (6.37%) GDPR
3 16 (4.43%) Data Quality
4 13 (3.60%) Dodd-Frank
4 13 (3.60%) EMIR
4 13 (3.60%) MiFID
4 13 (3.60%) NIST
5 12 (3.32%) PCI DSS
6 10 (2.77%) Cyber Essentials
6 10 (2.77%) SLA
7 7 (1.94%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
8 5 (1.39%) QA
8 5 (1.39%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 4 (1.11%) ISO 22301
10 3 (0.83%) COBIT
10 3 (0.83%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
10 3 (0.83%) ISO/IEC 27005
10 3 (0.83%) NCSC
10 3 (0.83%) Solvency II
11 2 (0.55%) ISO 31000
System Software
1 21 (5.82%) Active Directory
2 8 (2.22%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (1.94%) Docker
4 6 (1.66%) Virtual Desktop
5 4 (1.11%) XenApp
6 2 (0.55%) KVM
6 2 (0.55%) NFS
7 1 (0.28%) ProxySG
7 1 (0.28%) Virtual Machines
7 1 (0.28%) VMware ESXi
7 1 (0.28%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 18 (4.99%) SCCM
2 8 (2.22%) Microsoft Intune
3 7 (1.94%) CASB
4 5 (1.39%) Kubernetes
5 3 (0.83%) Ansible
5 3 (0.83%) Clonezilla
5 3 (0.83%) Terraform
6 2 (0.55%) Computer Emergency Response Teams
6 2 (0.55%) Grafana
6 2 (0.55%) Icinga
6 2 (0.55%) Munin
6 2 (0.55%) Nagios
6 2 (0.55%) Opscode Chef
6 2 (0.55%) Puppet
6 2 (0.55%) WSUS
7 1 (0.28%) Nessus
7 1 (0.28%) Packer
7 1 (0.28%) SCOM
7 1 (0.28%) TrustSec
7 1 (0.28%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 71 (19.67%) Microsoft
2 15 (4.16%) Citrix
3 13 (3.60%) Murex
3 13 (3.60%) Salesforce.com
4 12 (3.32%) SAP
5 11 (3.05%) CheckPoint
5 11 (3.05%) Cisco
5 11 (3.05%) iManage
6 10 (2.77%) Google
7 9 (2.49%) MuleSoft
8 8 (2.22%) Intapp
8 8 (2.22%) VMware
9 7 (1.94%) HP
10 6 (1.66%) Canon
10 6 (1.66%) Mitel
10 6 (1.66%) Netskope
10 6 (1.66%) RightFax
10 6 (1.66%) ServiceNow
10 6 (1.66%) Sophos
11 5 (1.39%) T-Plan