Period
to 10 May 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 10 May 2021 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Legal
England > London
6 months to
10 May 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 140 131 168
Rank change year-on-year -9 +37 -41
Permanent jobs citing Legal 793 1,091 1,308
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in London 2.42% 2.63% 2.20%
As % of the General category 4.05% 4.34% 3.53%
Number of salaries quoted 585 773 1,105
10th Percentile £38,750 £35,000 £31,250
25th Percentile £47,500 £44,750 £42,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £60,000 £55,000 £57,500
Median % change year-on-year +9.09% -4.35% +4.55%
75th Percentile £77,500 £77,500 £72,500
90th Percentile £87,500 £90,000 £85,000
England median annual salary £55,000 £50,000 £53,750
% change year-on-year +10.00% -6.98% +2.38%

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 19,571 25,134 37,008
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 59.69% 60.49% 62.20%
Number of salaries quoted 14,694 19,982 29,349
10th Percentile £40,000 £36,250 £33,750
25th Percentile £52,500 £48,750 £46,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £70,000 £65,000 £63,000
Median % change year-on-year +7.69% +3.17% +5.00%
75th Percentile £88,750 £86,250 £82,500
90th Percentile £110,000 £108,750 £98,750
England median annual salary £57,500 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year +4.55% +4.76% +5.00%

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 10 May 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 10 May 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 +4 184 £55,000 - 50
West London +23 14 £50,196 -33.07% 19
East London +8 11 £52,500 +5.00% 17
South London +3 7 £52,500 -36.36% 20
North London +1 1 £32,000 +14.29% 5
Legal
England

For the 6 months to 10 May 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.

1 252 (31.78%) Agile Software Development
2 248 (31.27%) Social Skills
3 232 (29.26%) Finance
4 202 (25.47%) Law
5 162 (20.43%) Azure
6 157 (19.80%) Microsoft
7 134 (16.90%) Business Intelligence
8 114 (14.38%) SQL
9 107 (13.49%) Windows
10 99 (12.48%) Microsoft 365
11 89 (11.22%) Analytics
12 87 (10.97%) Python
12 87 (10.97%) Degree
13 79 (9.96%) ITIL
13 79 (9.96%) Problem-Solving
14 78 (9.84%) Marketing
15 77 (9.71%) Active Directory
16 75 (9.46%) Project Management
17 74 (9.33%) AWS
18 72 (9.08%) DevOps
18 72 (9.08%) Software Engineering
19 69 (8.70%) JavaScript
20 68 (8.58%) Microsoft Office
20 68 (8.58%) User Experience
21 67 (8.45%) Docker
21 67 (8.45%) Stakeholder Management
22 66 (8.32%) SaaS
23 65 (8.20%) Information Security
24 64 (8.07%) Workflow
24 64 (8.07%) Machine Learning

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 30 (3.78%) SharePoint
2 24 (3.03%) Elasticsearch
3 23 (2.90%) CMS
4 21 (2.65%) MS Exchange
5 15 (1.89%) Cloud Foundry
6 14 (1.77%) Tornado
7 13 (1.64%) Confluence
8 8 (1.01%) Exchange Server 2010
8 8 (1.01%) WordPress
9 6 (0.76%) Exchange Server 2013
9 6 (0.76%) IIS
10 5 (0.63%) Apache
11 4 (0.50%) Jetty
11 4 (0.50%) OpenStack
12 3 (0.38%) Apache Airflow
12 3 (0.38%) ArcGIS
12 3 (0.38%) Exchange Server 2007
13 2 (0.25%) Appian
13 2 (0.25%) Documentum
13 2 (0.25%) SAS
Applications
1 68 (8.58%) Microsoft Office
2 45 (5.67%) Microsoft Excel
3 28 (3.53%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 11 (1.39%) Microsoft Project
4 11 (1.39%) Photoshop
5 10 (1.26%) Adobe Illustrator
6 6 (0.76%) Camtasia
6 6 (0.76%) Sketch
7 5 (0.63%) GIMP
7 5 (0.63%) InDesign
7 5 (0.63%) InVision
7 5 (0.63%) MS Visio
8 3 (0.38%) Adobe Creative Suite
9 2 (0.25%) Gephi
9 2 (0.25%) InfoPath
9 2 (0.25%) Spreadsheet
10 1 (0.13%) 3ds Max
10 1 (0.13%) Adobe Captivate
10 1 (0.13%) Figma
Business Applications
1 21 (2.65%) Elite 3E
2 11 (1.39%) Salesforce.com CRM
3 10 (1.26%) Loan IQ
4 7 (0.88%) NetSuite
5 5 (0.63%) Visualfiles
6 4 (0.50%) Remedy ITSM
7 2 (0.25%) Carpe Diem
7 2 (0.25%) Dynamics CRM
8 1 (0.13%) Actimize
8 1 (0.13%) Magento
8 1 (0.13%) OpenText VIM for SAP
8 1 (0.13%) Oracle ERP
8 1 (0.13%) Relativity
8 1 (0.13%) SAP ERP
8 1 (0.13%) SAP S/4HANA
8 1 (0.13%) Sentinel
8 1 (0.13%) Workfront
Cloud Services
1 162 (20.43%) Azure
2 99 (12.48%) Microsoft 365
3 74 (9.33%) AWS
4 66 (8.32%) SaaS
5 40 (5.04%) Serverless
6 38 (4.79%) Power Platform
7 35 (4.41%) Azure Active Directory
8 30 (3.78%) Amazon S3
9 27 (3.40%) AWS Lambda
10 24 (3.03%) IaaS
10 24 (3.03%) PaaS
11 20 (2.52%) Amazon EC2
11 20 (2.52%) GitHub
12 18 (2.27%) Amazon SQS
13 16 (2.02%) Amazon ECS
14 15 (1.89%) AWS CloudFormation
14 15 (1.89%) CloudFront
14 15 (1.89%) Dynamics 365
14 15 (1.89%) Heroku
14 15 (1.89%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 35 (4.41%) Firewall
2 25 (3.15%) DNS
3 23 (2.90%) DHCP
4 17 (2.14%) Network Security
5 16 (2.02%) VPN
6 15 (1.89%) Internet
7 10 (1.26%) SAN
7 10 (1.26%) TCP/IP
8 8 (1.01%) Intranet
9 7 (0.88%) LAN
10 6 (0.76%) NAS
10 6 (0.76%) WAN
11 5 (0.63%) DAB
11 5 (0.63%) Fibre Channel
11 5 (0.63%) HTTP
12 4 (0.50%) Cisco ASA
12 4 (0.50%) Intrusion Detection
12 4 (0.50%) VoIP
12 4 (0.50%) WebEx
12 4 (0.50%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 37 (4.67%) Relational Database
2 34 (4.29%) SQL Server
3 30 (3.78%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 29 (3.66%) Data Warehouse
5 28 (3.53%) MongoDB
5 28 (3.53%) Power BI
6 25 (3.15%) Big Data
6 25 (3.15%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 22 (2.77%) NoSQL
8 16 (2.02%) Amazon RDS
9 14 (1.77%) MySQL
9 14 (1.77%) PostgreSQL
10 12 (1.51%) Hadoop
11 11 (1.39%) Redis
12 9 (1.13%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
13 6 (0.76%) SQL Server 2012
14 5 (0.63%) Data Mining
14 5 (0.63%) Oracle Database
15 4 (0.50%) Couchbase
15 4 (0.50%) Tableau
Development Applications
1 27 (3.40%) Jenkins
2 24 (3.03%) JIRA
3 19 (2.40%) Git (software)
4 13 (1.64%) Selenium
5 11 (1.39%) Ranorex
6 5 (0.63%) Cucumber
7 4 (0.50%) Cypress.io
7 4 (0.50%) IntelliJ
7 4 (0.50%) JUnit
7 4 (0.50%) Maven
8 3 (0.38%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 3 (0.38%) Postman
8 3 (0.38%) SpecFlow
9 2 (0.25%) Bitbucket
9 2 (0.25%) Bitbucket Server
9 2 (0.25%) CircleCI
9 2 (0.25%) git-flow
9 2 (0.25%) GitLab
9 2 (0.25%) Subversion
9 2 (0.25%) Vagrant
General
1 248 (31.27%) Social Skills
2 232 (29.26%) Finance
3 202 (25.47%) Law
4 78 (9.84%) Marketing
5 62 (7.82%) Analytical Skills
6 52 (6.56%) Banking
7 41 (5.17%) Presentation Skills
8 37 (4.67%) Games
9 27 (3.40%) Retail
10 26 (3.28%) Influencing Skills
11 22 (2.77%) Back Office
11 22 (2.77%) Public Sector
12 18 (2.27%) Investment Banking
13 17 (2.14%) Advertising
13 17 (2.14%) Online Betting
14 15 (1.89%) Local Government
15 14 (1.77%) Financial Institution
16 12 (1.51%) Front Office
16 12 (1.51%) Manufacturing
16 12 (1.51%) Organisational Skills
Job Titles
1 131 (16.52%) Analyst
2 108 (13.62%) Developer
3 42 (5.30%) IT Manager
4 35 (4.41%) Business Analyst
5 34 (4.29%) Consultant
6 31 (3.91%) Software Engineer
7 29 (3.66%) IT Analyst
7 29 (3.66%) Senior Developer
8 28 (3.53%) Architect
8 28 (3.53%) Project Manager
9 23 (2.90%) Software Developer
10 22 (2.77%) Senior Analyst
11 21 (2.65%) Product Manager
12 20 (2.52%) Infrastructure Engineer
13 19 (2.40%) Solutions Architect
14 18 (2.27%) Legal Analyst
14 18 (2.27%) Support Analyst
15 17 (2.14%) Designer
16 16 (2.02%) Security Manager
16 16 (2.02%) Service Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 50 (6.31%) REST
2 49 (6.18%) React
3 48 (6.05%) .NET
4 35 (4.41%) CSS
5 34 (4.29%) AngularJS
6 32 (4.04%) RabbitMQ
7 26 (3.28%) Node.js
8 25 (3.15%) .NET Core
8 25 (3.15%) HTML
9 19 (2.40%) RESTful
9 19 (2.40%) Ruby on Rails
10 15 (1.89%) Angular 2
10 15 (1.89%) Sinatra
10 15 (1.89%) Spring
11 13 (1.64%) Web Services
12 12 (1.51%) Apache NiFi
12 12 (1.51%) HTML5
13 10 (1.26%) Spring Boot
13 10 (1.26%) Vue.js
14 9 (1.13%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 68 (8.58%) User Experience
2 43 (5.42%) Blog
3 40 (5.04%) Management Information System
4 19 (2.40%) Mobile App
5 17 (2.14%) Self-Motivation
5 17 (2.14%) Social Media
6 13 (1.64%) Cyberattack
7 11 (1.39%) Mobile Banking
7 11 (1.39%) Online Banking
7 11 (1.39%) Reference Data
8 10 (1.26%) Derivative
8 10 (1.26%) Equities
8 10 (1.26%) Greenfield Project
8 10 (1.26%) Video Conferencing
9 8 (1.01%) Graphic Design
10 7 (0.88%) e-Learning
10 7 (0.88%) Hedge funds
11 6 (0.76%) Algorithms
11 6 (0.76%) Data Protection Act
11 6 (0.76%) Market Risk
Operating Systems
1 107 (13.49%) Windows
2 62 (7.82%) Linux
3 47 (5.93%) Windows 10
4 31 (3.91%) Windows Server
5 20 (2.52%) Unix
6 13 (1.64%) Windows Server 2016
7 12 (1.51%) Apple iOS
7 12 (1.51%) Windows Server 2012
8 10 (1.26%) CentOS
8 10 (1.26%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 9 (1.13%) Windows Server 2008
10 8 (1.01%) Windows Server 2019
11 7 (0.88%) Mac OS X
11 7 (0.88%) Windows 7
12 6 (0.76%) Android
13 5 (0.63%) Ubuntu
14 4 (0.50%) Windows XP
15 2 (0.25%) Mac OS
15 2 (0.25%) Windows Server 2003
16 1 (0.13%) Fedora
Processes & Methodologies
1 252 (31.78%) Agile Software Development
2 134 (16.90%) Business Intelligence
3 89 (11.22%) Analytics
4 79 (9.96%) ITIL
4 79 (9.96%) Problem-Solving
5 75 (9.46%) Project Management
6 72 (9.08%) DevOps
6 72 (9.08%) Software Engineering
7 67 (8.45%) Stakeholder Management
8 65 (8.20%) Information Security
9 64 (8.07%) Machine Learning
9 64 (8.07%) Workflow
10 63 (7.94%) Microservices
11 60 (7.57%) Artificial Intelligence
12 59 (7.44%) Scrum
13 57 (7.19%) Coaching
14 54 (6.81%) Mentoring
15 53 (6.68%) Test Automation
16 51 (6.43%) Cybersecurity
17 49 (6.18%) Fintech
Programming Languages
1 114 (14.38%) SQL
2 87 (10.97%) Python
3 69 (8.70%) JavaScript
4 47 (5.93%) C#
5 41 (5.17%) PowerShell
6 39 (4.92%) Java
7 35 (4.41%) C
8 24 (3.03%) R
9 22 (2.77%) Ruby
10 19 (2.40%) ES6
11 18 (2.27%) Bash Shell
12 14 (1.77%) T-SQL
13 12 (1.51%) TypeScript
14 10 (1.26%) C++
14 10 (1.26%) Scala
15 6 (0.76%) PHP
16 5 (0.63%) Java 8
17 4 (0.50%) Go
18 3 (0.38%) VB.NET
18 3 (0.38%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 87 (10.97%) Degree
2 26 (3.28%) Security Cleared
3 19 (2.40%) CISSP
4 12 (1.51%) MOS
4 12 (1.51%) SC Cleared
5 11 (1.39%) Microsoft Certification
6 10 (1.26%) Computer Science Degree
6 10 (1.26%) DV Cleared
6 10 (1.26%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 9 (1.13%) CISM
7 9 (1.13%) ITIL Certification
8 8 (1.01%) CompTIA Security+
9 7 (0.88%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
9 7 (0.88%) SANS
10 6 (0.76%) APMP
10 6 (0.76%) CISA
11 5 (0.63%) A+ Certification
11 5 (0.63%) Cisco Certification
11 5 (0.63%) GIAC
11 5 (0.63%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 37 (4.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 32 (4.04%) QA
3 28 (3.53%) Data Quality
3 28 (3.53%) PMO
4 27 (3.40%) GDPR
5 14 (1.77%) MiFID
6 12 (1.51%) EMIR
7 11 (1.39%) PCI DSS
8 10 (1.26%) Dodd-Frank
9 9 (1.13%) Cyber Essentials
10 8 (1.01%) GRC
11 7 (0.88%) NIST
11 7 (0.88%) SLA
12 3 (0.38%) Basel II
12 3 (0.38%) ISO 9001
12 3 (0.38%) ISO/IEC 20000
13 2 (0.25%) COBIT
13 2 (0.25%) COSHH
13 2 (0.25%) Def Stans
13 2 (0.25%) SOC 2
System Software
1 77 (9.71%) Active Directory
2 67 (8.45%) Docker
3 31 (3.91%) VMware Infrastructure
4 21 (2.65%) Hyper-V
5 5 (0.63%) vSphere
5 5 (0.63%) XenApp
6 4 (0.50%) ISA Server
7 3 (0.38%) VMware ESXi
7 3 (0.38%) VMware Workstation
8 2 (0.25%) Apache Flume
8 2 (0.25%) Microsoft App-V
8 2 (0.25%) XenDesktop
9 1 (0.13%) BitLocker
9 1 (0.13%) NFS
9 1 (0.13%) Samba
9 1 (0.13%) Virtual Desktop
9 1 (0.13%) VirtualBox
9 1 (0.13%) Xen
Systems Management
1 57 (7.19%) Kubernetes
2 33 (4.16%) SCCM
3 28 (3.53%) Ansible
4 26 (3.28%) Terraform
5 19 (2.40%) Microsoft Intune
6 11 (1.39%) Puppet
7 8 (1.01%) Single Sign-On
8 7 (0.88%) Opscode Chef
9 5 (0.63%) Kibana
10 4 (0.50%) Backup Exec
10 4 (0.50%) Nessus
11 3 (0.38%) MOM
11 3 (0.38%) WSUS
12 2 (0.25%) EMC NetWorker
12 2 (0.25%) Grafana
12 2 (0.25%) Oozie
12 2 (0.25%) Packer
12 2 (0.25%) Prometheus
12 2 (0.25%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
12 2 (0.25%) Sysprep
Vendors
1 157 (19.80%) Microsoft
2 49 (6.18%) iManage
3 44 (5.55%) VMware
4 43 (5.42%) Intapp
5 28 (3.53%) Cisco
6 25 (3.15%) Aderant
6 25 (3.15%) Oracle
7 21 (2.65%) Salesforce.com
8 19 (2.40%) Citrix
9 16 (2.02%) Adobe
9 16 (2.02%) Google
10 14 (1.77%) Murex
11 13 (1.64%) Apple
11 13 (1.64%) Cloudera
12 11 (1.39%) SAP
13 10 (1.26%) Facebook
13 10 (1.26%) Instagram
13 10 (1.26%) Red Hat
13 10 (1.26%) SolarWinds
14 9 (1.13%) OpenText