Period
to 17 September 2019

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 17 September 2019 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Legal
England > London
6 months to
17 Sep 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 177 144 109
Rank change year-on-year -33 -35 -1
Permanent jobs citing Legal 1,086 1,635 2,285
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 1.94% 2.38% 3.08%
As % of the General category 4.03% 4.71% 5.62%
Number of salaries quoted 886 1,266 1,617
London median annual salary £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.35% +4.55% -
10th Percentile £32,000 £31,500 £31,250
90th Percentile £85,000 £83,750 £85,000
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000

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 26,952 34,708 40,687
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 48.03% 50.63% 54.80%
Number of salaries quoted 21,179 26,919 28,468
London median annual salary £65,000 £62,500 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.00% +4.17% -
10th Percentile £36,250 £35,000 £34,727
90th Percentile £102,500 £97,500 £95,000
England median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,250
% change year-on-year +4.76% +4.48% +0.50%

Legal
Job Vacancy Trend in London

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

Job vacancy trend for Legal in London

Legal
Salary Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Legal in London.

Salary trend for Legal in London

Legal
Salary Histogram in London

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Legal in London over the 6 months to 17 September 2019.

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 17 September 2019. 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 -63 269 £57,500 -4.17% 63
West London +18 36 £61,250 +11.36% 34
East London +42 22 £56,512 +32.97% 21
North London +10 10 £60,000 -7.69% 5
South London -23 5 £55,000 +22.22% 18
Legal
England

For the 6 months to 17 September 2019, 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.

1 333 (30.66%) Finance
2 325 (29.93%) Law
3 233 (21.45%) Windows
4 225 (20.72%) Microsoft
5 223 (20.53%) Agile Software Development
6 195 (17.96%) SQL
7 151 (13.90%) Business Intelligence
8 147 (13.54%) Microsoft Office
9 141 (12.98%) Degree
10 126 (11.60%) ITIL
11 120 (11.05%) Project Management
11 120 (11.05%) Azure
11 120 (11.05%) Problem-Solving
12 119 (10.96%) Analytical Skills
13 111 (10.22%) Office 365
14 106 (9.76%) Active Directory
15 105 (9.67%) SQL Server
16 102 (9.39%) Information Security
17 96 (8.84%) iManage
18 90 (8.29%) Banking
19 87 (8.01%) Change Management
20 86 (7.92%) Marketing
21 81 (7.46%) Windows 10
22 78 (7.18%) Analytics
23 73 (6.72%) GDPR
24 69 (6.35%) Windows Server
25 68 (6.26%) Stakeholder Management
26 67 (6.17%) SQL Server Integration Services
27 66 (6.08%) Document Management
28 65 (5.99%) CRM

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 49 (4.51%) SharePoint
2 47 (4.33%) MS Exchange
3 22 (2.03%) Exchange Server 2013
4 16 (1.47%) CMS
5 15 (1.38%) Exchange Server 2010
6 12 (1.10%) Apache Spark
7 11 (1.01%) Skype for Business
8 8 (0.74%) Apache
8 8 (0.74%) OpenStack
9 7 (0.64%) IIS
10 6 (0.55%) Adobe Experience Manager
10 6 (0.55%) Moodle
11 3 (0.28%) Apache Airflow
11 3 (0.28%) Apache Solr
11 3 (0.28%) Confluence
11 3 (0.28%) Sitecore CMS
11 3 (0.28%) Tomcat
11 3 (0.28%) Zope
12 2 (0.18%) Elasticsearch
12 2 (0.18%) Kentico
Applications
1 147 (13.54%) Microsoft Office
2 36 (3.31%) Microsoft Excel
3 16 (1.47%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 12 (1.10%) Microsoft Project
5 9 (0.83%) Photoshop
6 5 (0.46%) S-PLUS
6 5 (0.46%) Spreadsheet
7 4 (0.37%) MS Visio
8 3 (0.28%) SPSS
8 3 (0.28%) Stata
9 2 (0.18%) Acrobat
10 1 (0.092%) Adobe Illustrator
10 1 (0.092%) Figma
10 1 (0.092%) InVision
10 1 (0.092%) Sketch
Business Applications
1 34 (3.13%) Elite 3E
2 15 (1.38%) Carpe Diem
3 7 (0.64%) Workday HCM
4 5 (0.46%) Oracle iProcurement
5 4 (0.37%) Visualfiles
6 3 (0.28%) Dynamics NAV
6 3 (0.28%) Relativity
6 3 (0.28%) Salesforce.com CRM
7 2 (0.18%) SAP BPC
7 2 (0.18%) SAP CO
7 2 (0.18%) SAP FI
7 2 (0.18%) SAP FI/CO
8 1 (0.092%) Dynamics CRM
8 1 (0.092%) Magento
8 1 (0.092%) PeopleSoft Financials
8 1 (0.092%) PeopleSoft HCM
8 1 (0.092%) Remedy ITSM
8 1 (0.092%) SAP ERP
8 1 (0.092%) SAP MDG
8 1 (0.092%) SAP S/4HANA
Cloud Services
1 120 (11.05%) Azure
2 111 (10.22%) Office 365
3 60 (5.52%) AWS
4 57 (5.25%) SaaS
5 43 (3.96%) Power Platform
6 17 (1.57%) GCP
7 14 (1.29%) GitHub
8 11 (1.01%) Mimecast
8 11 (1.01%) Serverless
9 10 (0.92%) PaaS
10 8 (0.74%) AWS Lambda
11 7 (0.64%) Amazon S3
11 7 (0.64%) Cloud Computing
11 7 (0.64%) IaaS
12 6 (0.55%) Amazon EC2
12 6 (0.55%) AWS CloudFormation
12 6 (0.55%) FinancialForce
12 6 (0.55%) Route 53
13 5 (0.46%) Azure Active Directory
13 5 (0.46%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 49 (4.51%) Firewall
2 46 (4.24%) DNS
3 38 (3.50%) DHCP
4 32 (2.95%) TCP/IP
5 23 (2.12%) WAN
6 22 (2.03%) SAN
7 18 (1.66%) LAN
8 17 (1.57%) NAS
8 17 (1.57%) Skype
8 17 (1.57%) Wireless
9 15 (1.38%) Network Security
10 14 (1.29%) SSL
11 13 (1.20%) Intranet
12 12 (1.10%) Remote Desktop
12 12 (1.10%) WebEx
13 11 (1.01%) iSCSI
14 10 (0.92%) Intrusion Detection
14 10 (0.92%) NetScaler
15 8 (0.74%) MPLS
15 8 (0.74%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 105 (9.67%) SQL Server
2 67 (6.17%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 62 (5.71%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 45 (4.14%) Data Warehouse
5 38 (3.50%) Power BI
6 30 (2.76%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 26 (2.39%) Relational Database
8 24 (2.21%) RDBMS
9 21 (1.93%) Big Data
10 17 (1.57%) PostgreSQL
11 14 (1.29%) Oracle Database
12 12 (1.10%) SQL Server 2012
13 11 (1.01%) NoSQL
13 11 (1.01%) QlikView
14 10 (0.92%) MySQL
15 8 (0.74%) BigQuery
15 8 (0.74%) Looker
15 8 (0.74%) MongoDB
16 6 (0.55%) Amazon Redshift
16 6 (0.55%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 16 (1.47%) JIRA
2 14 (1.29%) Selenium
3 13 (1.20%) Git (software)
4 11 (1.01%) Gatling
5 8 (0.74%) Jenkins
6 7 (0.64%) Cucumber
6 7 (0.64%) JMeter
7 6 (0.55%) TeamCity
7 6 (0.55%) Visual Studio
8 5 (0.46%) JUnit
9 4 (0.37%) eggPlant
9 4 (0.37%) Team Foundation Server
10 3 (0.28%) Axure RP
10 3 (0.28%) Dreamweaver
10 3 (0.28%) WebDriver
11 2 (0.18%) CircleCI
11 2 (0.18%) Oracle Forms
11 2 (0.18%) SpecFlow
11 2 (0.18%) Subversion
11 2 (0.18%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 333 (30.66%) Finance
2 325 (29.93%) Law
3 90 (8.29%) Banking
4 86 (7.92%) Marketing
5 61 (5.62%) Front Office
6 37 (3.41%) Back Office
7 27 (2.49%) Investment Banking
8 22 (2.03%) Retail
8 22 (2.03%) Telecoms
9 19 (1.75%) Public Sector
10 12 (1.10%) Billing
11 9 (0.83%) Games
12 7 (0.64%) Advertising
12 7 (0.64%) Publishing
13 5 (0.46%) Aerospace
13 5 (0.46%) Housing Association
13 5 (0.46%) Pharmaceutical
14 3 (0.28%) Social Housing
15 2 (0.18%) Digital Economy
15 2 (0.18%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 224 (20.63%) Analyst
2 113 (10.41%) Developer
3 78 (7.18%) Project Manager
4 76 (7.00%) Architect
5 69 (6.35%) IT Manager
6 65 (5.99%) IT Analyst
7 55 (5.06%) Support Analyst
8 51 (4.70%) Service Analyst
9 50 (4.60%) Trainer
10 46 (4.24%) IT Support
11 45 (4.14%) Service Desk Analyst
12 43 (3.96%) Legal Analyst
13 41 (3.78%) SQL Developer
14 40 (3.68%) Consultant
15 33 (3.04%) IT Support Analyst
15 33 (3.04%) Junior
16 27 (2.49%) Applications Support
16 27 (2.49%) Enterprise Architect
16 27 (2.49%) IT Trainer
17 26 (2.39%) Infrastructure Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 39 (3.59%) .NET
2 36 (3.31%) HTML
3 28 (2.58%) CSS
4 22 (2.03%) Web Services
4 22 (2.03%) XML
5 20 (1.84%) React
5 20 (1.84%) REST
6 17 (1.57%) ASP.NET
7 16 (1.47%) AngularJS
7 16 (1.47%) JSON
7 16 (1.47%) RESTful
8 12 (1.10%) FIX Protocol
8 12 (1.10%) Regular Expression
9 11 (1.01%) J2EE
9 11 (1.01%) MDX
10 10 (0.92%) Kafka
10 10 (0.92%) Natural Language Processing
10 10 (0.92%) Spring Boot
11 9 (0.83%) .NET Framework
11 9 (0.83%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 119 (10.96%) Analytical Skills
2 56 (5.16%) Fixed Income
3 51 (4.70%) Management Information System
4 36 (3.31%) User Experience
5 28 (2.58%) Data Centre
6 24 (2.21%) Greenfield Project
7 22 (2.03%) Equities
8 21 (1.93%) Algorithms
8 21 (1.93%) Self-Motivation
9 18 (1.66%) Mobile App
10 17 (1.57%) Enterprise Software
11 15 (1.38%) Virtual Team
12 12 (1.10%) Linux Command Line
13 11 (1.01%) Derivative
13 11 (1.01%) e-Learning
13 11 (1.01%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
13 11 (1.01%) Smartphone
14 10 (0.92%) Blog
15 9 (0.83%) Credit Risk
15 9 (0.83%) Robotics
Operating Systems
1 233 (21.45%) Windows
2 81 (7.46%) Windows 10
3 69 (6.35%) Windows Server
4 46 (4.24%) Linux
5 37 (3.41%) Unix
6 34 (3.13%) Android
6 34 (3.13%) Windows 7
7 29 (2.67%) Apple iOS
8 26 (2.39%) Windows Server 2012
9 11 (1.01%) Windows Server 2008
10 7 (0.64%) Windows 8
11 6 (0.55%) Mac OS X
12 2 (0.18%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 2 (0.18%) Windows Server 2003
13 1 (0.092%) tvOS
13 1 (0.092%) VMS
13 1 (0.092%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 223 (20.53%) Agile Software Development
2 151 (13.90%) Business Intelligence
3 126 (11.60%) ITIL
4 120 (11.05%) Problem-Solving
4 120 (11.05%) Project Management
5 102 (9.39%) Information Security
6 87 (8.01%) Change Management
7 78 (7.18%) Analytics
8 68 (6.26%) Stakeholder Management
9 66 (6.08%) Document Management
10 65 (5.99%) Continuous Improvement
10 65 (5.99%) CRM
11 58 (5.34%) Decision-Making
12 57 (5.25%) Asset Management
13 56 (5.16%) Cybersecurity
13 56 (5.16%) Risk Management
14 53 (4.88%) Data Management
14 53 (4.88%) Scrum
15 52 (4.79%) Collaborative Working
16 49 (4.51%) ETL
Programming Languages
1 195 (17.96%) SQL
2 62 (5.71%) Java
3 58 (5.34%) JavaScript
4 57 (5.25%) Python
5 50 (4.60%) C#
6 42 (3.87%) T-SQL
7 39 (3.59%) PowerShell
8 19 (1.75%) VB
9 14 (1.29%) Shell Script
10 13 (1.20%) Bash Shell
11 12 (1.10%) C
11 12 (1.10%) Perl
11 12 (1.10%) Ruby
12 11 (1.01%) Scala
13 9 (0.83%) Java 8
13 9 (0.83%) PHP
14 7 (0.64%) C++
14 7 (0.64%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
15 6 (0.55%) R
16 5 (0.46%) Go
Qualifications
1 141 (12.98%) Degree
2 45 (4.14%) Microsoft Certification
3 40 (3.68%) MCSE
4 38 (3.50%) Cisco Certification
5 34 (3.13%) CFA
5 34 (3.13%) CIMA
6 31 (2.85%) CISSP
7 24 (2.21%) CISM
8 22 (2.03%) CISA
9 21 (1.93%) CCNA
9 21 (1.93%) ITIL Certification
10 19 (1.75%) CCNP
11 16 (1.47%) PMI Certification
11 16 (1.47%) PMP
11 16 (1.47%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 12 (1.10%) PRINCE2 Certification
13 10 (0.92%) CEH
14 9 (0.83%) GIAC
14 9 (0.83%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
14 9 (0.83%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 73 (6.72%) GDPR
2 65 (5.99%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 36 (3.31%) QA
4 34 (3.13%) PMO
5 24 (2.21%) Cyber Essentials
6 22 (2.03%) NIST
7 16 (1.47%) Data Quality
8 15 (1.38%) PCI DSS
9 14 (1.29%) ISO/IEC 27005
10 13 (1.20%) COBIT
11 12 (1.10%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
12 11 (1.01%) SLA
13 10 (0.92%) Sarbanes-Oxley
14 7 (0.64%) ISO 31000
15 6 (0.55%) ISO 9001
16 5 (0.46%) Solvency II
17 4 (0.37%) COSO
17 4 (0.37%) HIPAA
17 4 (0.37%) MiFID
18 3 (0.28%) FATCA
System Software
1 106 (9.76%) Active Directory
2 38 (3.50%) Docker
3 27 (2.49%) XenApp
4 21 (1.93%) Hyper-V
5 18 (1.66%) XenDesktop
6 17 (1.57%) VMware Infrastructure
7 15 (1.38%) Virtual Desktop
8 10 (0.92%) VMware ESXi
9 7 (0.64%) Terminal Services
10 6 (0.55%) HDFS
11 3 (0.28%) vSphere
12 2 (0.18%) Apache Flume
12 2 (0.18%) Microsoft Virtual Server
12 2 (0.18%) Virtual Machines
12 2 (0.18%) Virtual Servers
13 1 (0.092%) ISA Server
13 1 (0.092%) vCloud
13 1 (0.092%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 34 (3.13%) SCCM
2 23 (2.12%) Kubernetes
3 14 (1.29%) Puppet
4 13 (1.20%) Ansible
4 13 (1.20%) Opscode Chef
5 8 (0.74%) Salt
6 6 (0.55%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
7 5 (0.46%) TeamSite
7 5 (0.46%) Thomson Reuters DACS
8 4 (0.37%) SCSM
8 4 (0.37%) Terraform
9 3 (0.28%) Hadoop YARN
9 3 (0.28%) Microsoft Intune
9 3 (0.28%) vCenter Server
10 2 (0.18%) AirWatch
10 2 (0.18%) EnCase
10 2 (0.18%) Netcool
10 2 (0.18%) XenMobile
11 1 (0.092%) Host Intrusion Detection System
11 1 (0.092%) Kibana
Vendors
1 225 (20.72%) Microsoft
2 96 (8.84%) iManage
3 60 (5.52%) Citrix
4 58 (5.34%) VMware
5 51 (4.70%) Cisco
6 34 (3.13%) Casewise
6 34 (3.13%) Oracle
7 33 (3.04%) Intapp
7 33 (3.04%) Salesforce.com
8 26 (2.39%) ServiceNow
9 24 (2.21%) Tableau
10 19 (1.75%) Aderant
11 17 (1.57%) Bloomberg
12 16 (1.47%) CheckPoint
12 16 (1.47%) SAP
13 14 (1.29%) Palo Alto
13 14 (1.29%) Workday
14 13 (1.20%) Google
15 12 (1.10%) Fidessa
15 12 (1.10%) LexisNexis