Period
to 3 August 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 3 August 2021 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Legal
England > London
6 months to
3 Aug 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 160 142 173
Rank change year-on-year -18 +31 -29
Permanent jobs citing Legal 1,030 676 1,183
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in London 2.27% 2.43% 2.07%
As % of the General category 3.67% 4.02% 3.35%
Number of salaries quoted 635 470 981
10th Percentile £36,100 £34,875 £31,500
25th Percentile £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £60,000 £55,000 £60,000
Median % change year-on-year +9.09% -8.33% +4.35%
75th Percentile £77,500 £76,250 £75,000
90th Percentile £90,000 £85,000 £87,500
England median annual salary £52,500 £52,500 £52,500

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 28,028 16,801 35,328
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 61.85% 60.29% 61.80%
Number of salaries quoted 17,750 13,495 28,176
10th Percentile £41,250 £38,750 £34,292
25th Percentile £52,500 £51,250 £47,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £70,000 £70,000 £65,000
Median % change year-on-year - +7.69% +8.33%
75th Percentile £90,000 £87,500 £82,500
90th Percentile £110,000 £110,000 £100,000
England median annual salary £57,500 £56,512 £52,500
% change year-on-year +1.75% +7.64% +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 3 August 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 3 August 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 +36 219 £52,500 -4.55% 88
West London -19 38 £50,196 -33.07% 46
South London -17 10 £52,500 +87.50% 28
East London 0 9 £47,500 +24.21% 35
North London -4 3 £54,000 +41.09% 10
Legal
England

For the 6 months to 3 August 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.

1 284 (27.57%) Finance
1 284 (27.57%) Agile Software Development
2 282 (27.38%) Law
3 255 (24.76%) Social Skills
4 207 (20.10%) Microsoft
5 178 (17.28%) SQL
6 159 (15.44%) Azure
7 145 (14.08%) Business Intelligence
8 142 (13.79%) Software Engineering
9 140 (13.59%) JavaScript
9 140 (13.59%) Python
10 139 (13.50%) AWS
11 137 (13.30%) Windows
12 124 (12.04%) React
13 123 (11.94%) User Experience
14 120 (11.65%) Docker
15 118 (11.46%) Analytics
16 117 (11.36%) Microservices
17 115 (11.17%) Marketing
17 115 (11.17%) Project Management
18 113 (10.97%) Degree
19 108 (10.49%) Microsoft 365
20 104 (10.10%) Problem-Solving
21 103 (10.00%) ITIL
22 96 (9.32%) Kubernetes
23 95 (9.22%) Microsoft Office
23 95 (9.22%) Active Directory
24 93 (9.03%) Information Security
25 87 (8.45%) Scrum
25 87 (8.45%) Serverless

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 37 (3.59%) Elasticsearch
2 33 (3.20%) SharePoint
2 33 (3.20%) Tornado
3 25 (2.43%) Cloud Foundry
4 24 (2.33%) CMS
5 23 (2.23%) MS Exchange
6 13 (1.26%) Confluence
7 9 (0.87%) Exchange Server 2010
8 8 (0.78%) Exchange Server 2013
9 7 (0.68%) WordPress
10 6 (0.58%) SAS
11 5 (0.49%) Skype for Business
11 5 (0.49%) Umbraco
12 4 (0.39%) Drupal
12 4 (0.39%) Jetty
12 4 (0.39%) Kentico
12 4 (0.39%) OpenStack
13 3 (0.29%) Apache Spark
13 3 (0.29%) ArcGIS
13 3 (0.29%) EPiServer
Applications
1 95 (9.22%) Microsoft Office
2 62 (6.02%) Microsoft Excel
3 37 (3.59%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 27 (2.62%) Adobe Illustrator
4 27 (2.62%) Photoshop
5 17 (1.65%) GIMP
6 16 (1.55%) Microsoft Project
7 13 (1.26%) Spreadsheet
8 11 (1.07%) MS Visio
9 6 (0.58%) Camtasia
9 6 (0.58%) Sketch
10 5 (0.49%) InDesign
11 4 (0.39%) Chatbot
12 3 (0.29%) Figma
12 3 (0.29%) InVision
13 2 (0.19%) InfoPath
14 1 (0.097%) Acrobat
14 1 (0.097%) Adobe Captivate
14 1 (0.097%) Adobe Creative Suite
14 1 (0.097%) Gephi
Business Applications
1 20 (1.94%) Elite 3E
2 6 (0.58%) Dynamics CRM
2 6 (0.58%) Relativity
3 5 (0.49%) NetSuite
3 5 (0.49%) Visualfiles
4 4 (0.39%) Salesforce.com CRM
5 3 (0.29%) Magento
5 3 (0.29%) Oracle Applications
5 3 (0.29%) Remedy ITSM
6 2 (0.19%) Cloudability
6 2 (0.19%) SAP S/4HANA
7 1 (0.097%) Actimize
7 1 (0.097%) Carpe Diem
7 1 (0.097%) OpenText VIM for SAP
7 1 (0.097%) Oracle BPM
7 1 (0.097%) SAP ERP
7 1 (0.097%) SAP GRC
7 1 (0.097%) Sentinel
7 1 (0.097%) Temenos T24
7 1 (0.097%) Workfront
Cloud Services
1 159 (15.44%) Azure
2 139 (13.50%) AWS
3 108 (10.49%) Microsoft 365
4 87 (8.45%) Serverless
5 74 (7.18%) SaaS
6 59 (5.73%) AWS Lambda
7 53 (5.15%) Amazon S3
8 49 (4.76%) GitHub
9 48 (4.66%) Amazon SQS
10 41 (3.98%) Power Platform
11 40 (3.88%) PaaS
12 37 (3.59%) IaaS
13 32 (3.11%) Amazon EC2
14 31 (3.01%) Azure Active Directory
15 26 (2.52%) Amazon ECS
15 26 (2.52%) Heroku
16 25 (2.43%) AWS CloudFormation
16 25 (2.43%) CloudFront
16 25 (2.43%) Virtual Private Cloud
17 20 (1.94%) GCP
Communications & Networking
1 32 (3.11%) DNS
1 32 (3.11%) Firewall
1 32 (3.11%) VPN
2 30 (2.91%) DHCP
3 20 (1.94%) Internet
4 17 (1.65%) Intranet
5 16 (1.55%) Network Security
6 15 (1.46%) TCP/IP
7 14 (1.36%) WAN
8 13 (1.26%) LAN
9 11 (1.07%) Wireless
10 8 (0.78%) Fibre Channel
11 7 (0.68%) Extranet
12 6 (0.58%) MPLS
12 6 (0.58%) WebEx
12 6 (0.58%) Wi-Fi
13 4 (0.39%) Broadband
13 4 (0.39%) DAB
13 4 (0.39%) SAN
13 4 (0.39%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 66 (6.41%) NoSQL
1 66 (6.41%) Relational Database
2 64 (6.21%) MongoDB
3 36 (3.50%) Power BI
4 30 (2.91%) SQL Server
5 29 (2.82%) Amazon RDS
6 27 (2.62%) MySQL
6 27 (2.62%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 25 (2.43%) Big Data
8 21 (2.04%) Redis
9 18 (1.75%) Tableau
10 17 (1.65%) Oracle Database
11 16 (1.55%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 15 (1.46%) PostgreSQL
13 14 (1.36%) Data Warehouse
14 10 (0.97%) Hadoop
15 9 (0.87%) Oracle Reports
16 8 (0.78%) Blockchain
17 5 (0.49%) Looker
17 5 (0.49%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 52 (5.05%) Git (software)
2 50 (4.85%) JIRA
3 23 (2.23%) Jenkins
3 23 (2.23%) Selenium
4 16 (1.55%) Ranorex
5 9 (0.87%) Cucumber
6 8 (0.78%) Cypress.io
7 7 (0.68%) Bitbucket
8 5 (0.49%) JUnit
9 4 (0.39%) IntelliJ
9 4 (0.39%) Maven
9 4 (0.39%) Postman
10 3 (0.29%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 3 (0.29%) git-flow
10 3 (0.29%) SpecFlow
11 2 (0.19%) CircleCI
11 2 (0.19%) GitLab
11 2 (0.19%) Subversion
11 2 (0.19%) Team Foundation Server
11 2 (0.19%) TestCafe
General
1 284 (27.57%) Finance
2 282 (27.38%) Law
3 255 (24.76%) Social Skills
4 115 (11.17%) Marketing
5 84 (8.16%) Analytical Skills
6 78 (7.57%) Games
7 56 (5.44%) Presentation Skills
8 49 (4.76%) Back Office
9 42 (4.08%) Banking
9 42 (4.08%) Online Betting
9 42 (4.08%) Retail
10 35 (3.40%) Financial Institution
11 33 (3.20%) Public Sector
12 26 (2.52%) Local Government
13 25 (2.43%) Organisational Skills
14 24 (2.33%) Advertising
15 18 (1.75%) Influencing Skills
15 18 (1.75%) Publishing
16 17 (1.65%) Inclusion and Diversity
17 15 (1.46%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 176 (17.09%) Analyst
2 161 (15.63%) Developer
3 52 (5.05%) Software Engineer
4 49 (4.76%) IT Manager
5 47 (4.56%) Project Manager
5 47 (4.56%) Software Developer
6 44 (4.27%) Business Analyst
7 41 (3.98%) Consultant
7 41 (3.98%) IT Analyst
8 35 (3.40%) Backend Developer
8 35 (3.40%) Full Stack Developer
9 34 (3.30%) Senior Developer
10 33 (3.20%) Service Analyst
11 30 (2.91%) Service Desk Analyst
12 27 (2.62%) Support Analyst
13 26 (2.52%) IT Support
14 25 (2.43%) Legal Analyst
14 25 (2.43%) Product Manager
15 24 (2.33%) Architect
16 23 (2.23%) Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 124 (12.04%) React
2 81 (7.86%) REST
3 76 (7.38%) AngularJS
4 70 (6.80%) Node.js
5 67 (6.50%) .NET
5 67 (6.50%) CSS
6 63 (6.12%) RESTful
7 57 (5.53%) Vue.js
8 55 (5.34%) RabbitMQ
9 54 (5.24%) HTML
10 38 (3.69%) .NET Core
11 37 (3.59%) Ruby on Rails
12 25 (2.43%) Angular 2
12 25 (2.43%) Sinatra
13 19 (1.84%) GraphQL
13 19 (1.84%) JSON
13 19 (1.84%) Redux
14 18 (1.75%) Sass
15 17 (1.65%) HTML5
16 15 (1.46%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 123 (11.94%) User Experience
2 71 (6.89%) Blog
3 63 (6.12%) Management Information System
4 29 (2.82%) Social Media
5 28 (2.72%) Hedge funds
6 27 (2.62%) Legacy Systems
7 26 (2.52%) Data Protection Act
8 21 (2.04%) Self-Motivation
9 19 (1.84%) Client/Server
10 18 (1.75%) Greenfield Project
11 15 (1.46%) W3C
12 14 (1.36%) Analytical Mindset
12 14 (1.36%) Cyberattack
13 10 (0.97%) Algorithms
14 8 (0.78%) Data Structures
14 8 (0.78%) e-Learning
14 8 (0.78%) Mobile App
14 8 (0.78%) NHS
15 7 (0.68%) Equities
15 7 (0.68%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 137 (13.30%) Windows
2 82 (7.96%) Linux
3 76 (7.38%) Windows 10
4 64 (6.21%) Unix
5 39 (3.79%) Windows Server
6 17 (1.65%) Apple iOS
7 14 (1.36%) Windows 7
7 14 (1.36%) Windows Server 2012
8 13 (1.26%) Windows Server 2016
9 11 (1.07%) Android
10 9 (0.87%) Windows Server 2008
10 9 (0.87%) Windows Server 2019
11 7 (0.68%) Mac OS X
12 6 (0.58%) Windows Server 2003
13 5 (0.49%) CentOS
13 5 (0.49%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 5 (0.49%) Windows XP
14 4 (0.39%) Ubuntu
15 3 (0.29%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 284 (27.57%) Agile Software Development
2 145 (14.08%) Business Intelligence
3 142 (13.79%) Software Engineering
4 118 (11.46%) Analytics
5 117 (11.36%) Microservices
6 115 (11.17%) Project Management
7 104 (10.10%) Problem-Solving
8 103 (10.00%) ITIL
9 93 (9.03%) Information Security
10 87 (8.45%) Scrum
11 86 (8.35%) Data Protection
12 83 (8.06%) Coaching
13 79 (7.67%) Full Stack Development
13 79 (7.67%) Mentoring
14 78 (7.57%) Test Automation
15 74 (7.18%) Continuous Improvement
16 69 (6.70%) DevOps
16 69 (6.70%) Machine Learning
16 69 (6.70%) Workflow
17 67 (6.50%) Artificial Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 178 (17.28%) SQL
2 140 (13.59%) JavaScript
2 140 (13.59%) Python
3 78 (7.57%) C#
4 50 (4.85%) C
5 48 (4.66%) Ruby
6 46 (4.47%) R
7 44 (4.27%) TypeScript
8 42 (4.08%) Java
9 37 (3.59%) PowerShell
10 35 (3.40%) ES6
11 20 (1.94%) C++
12 19 (1.84%) Bash Shell
13 9 (0.87%) Scala
14 8 (0.78%) Go
15 6 (0.58%) Google Apps Script
15 6 (0.58%) T-SQL
15 6 (0.58%) XPath
16 5 (0.49%) Java 8
16 5 (0.49%) PHP
Qualifications
1 113 (10.97%) Degree
2 34 (3.30%) Computer Science Degree
3 24 (2.33%) CISSP
4 14 (1.36%) CISM
5 12 (1.17%) Master's Degree
6 11 (1.07%) ITIL Certification
7 10 (0.97%) CompTIA Security+
7 10 (0.97%) Microsoft Certification
7 10 (0.97%) MOS
8 9 (0.87%) CISA
8 9 (0.87%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 9 (0.87%) Security Cleared
9 7 (0.68%) APMP
9 7 (0.68%) PMP
9 7 (0.68%) SANS
10 6 (0.58%) A+ Certification
10 6 (0.58%) PMI Certification
11 5 (0.49%) DV Cleared
11 5 (0.49%) PhD
11 5 (0.49%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 83 (8.06%) GDPR
2 60 (5.83%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 53 (5.15%) QA
4 34 (3.30%) Accessibility
5 29 (2.82%) PMO
6 23 (2.23%) PCI DSS
6 23 (2.23%) SLA
7 18 (1.75%) Data Quality
8 15 (1.46%) Cyber Essentials
9 14 (1.36%) NIST
10 8 (0.78%) GRC
11 7 (0.68%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
12 3 (0.29%) Basel II
12 3 (0.29%) COBIT
13 2 (0.19%) ISO 22301
13 2 (0.19%) Sarbanes-Oxley
13 2 (0.19%) SOC 2
14 1 (0.097%) GLBA
14 1 (0.097%) ISO 9001
14 1 (0.097%) NCSC
System Software
1 120 (11.65%) Docker
2 95 (9.22%) Active Directory
3 25 (2.43%) VMware Infrastructure
4 12 (1.17%) Hyper-V
4 12 (1.17%) ISA Server
5 9 (0.87%) vSphere
5 9 (0.87%) XenApp
6 8 (0.78%) XenDesktop
7 5 (0.49%) Microsoft App-V
8 4 (0.39%) Virtual Machines
9 3 (0.29%) Firmware
9 3 (0.29%) VMware ESXi
9 3 (0.29%) VMware Workstation
10 2 (0.19%) Virtual Desktop
11 1 (0.097%) Apache Flume
11 1 (0.097%) BitLocker
Systems Management
1 96 (9.32%) Kubernetes
2 40 (3.88%) Terraform
3 28 (2.72%) SCCM
4 26 (2.52%) Microsoft Intune
5 17 (1.65%) Ansible
5 17 (1.65%) Single Sign-On
6 6 (0.58%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
7 4 (0.39%) Backup Exec
7 4 (0.39%) WSUS
8 3 (0.29%) EMC NetWorker
8 3 (0.29%) EnCase
8 3 (0.29%) FTK
8 3 (0.29%) Grafana
8 3 (0.29%) Kibana
8 3 (0.29%) Kubeflow
8 3 (0.29%) Nessus
8 3 (0.29%) Puppet
9 2 (0.19%) Prometheus
9 2 (0.19%) Sysprep
10 1 (0.097%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 207 (20.10%) Microsoft
2 68 (6.60%) iManage
3 48 (4.66%) Oracle
4 47 (4.56%) VMware
5 44 (4.27%) Intapp
6 39 (3.79%) Google
7 31 (3.01%) Aderant
8 28 (2.72%) Citrix
8 28 (2.72%) Salesforce.com
9 26 (2.52%) Adobe
10 24 (2.33%) Cisco
11 18 (1.75%) ServiceNow
12 17 (1.65%) Apple
13 10 (0.97%) Cloudera
13 10 (0.97%) DocuSign
13 10 (0.97%) SAP
14 9 (0.87%) Facebook
14 9 (0.87%) Instagram
14 9 (0.87%) OpenText
15 8 (0.78%) EMC