Period
to 25 September 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 25 September 2020 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Legal
England > London
6 months to
25 Sep 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 191 189 143
Rank change year-on-year -2 -46 -35
Permanent jobs citing Legal 343 1,083 1,630
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in London 1.71% 1.94% 2.37%
As % of the General category 3.51% 4.04% 4.66%
Number of salaries quoted 268 900 1,285
Median annual salary £65,000 £60,000 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.33% +4.35% +4.55%
10th Percentile £35,000 £32,000 £31,350
90th Percentile £85,000 £85,000 £83,750
England median annual salary £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +10.00% - -

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 9,762 26,829 34,949
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 48.63% 48.09% 50.77%
Number of salaries quoted 7,948 21,072 27,150
Median annual salary £72,500 £65,000 £62,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.54% +4.00% +4.17%
10th Percentile £42,500 £36,250 £35,000
90th Percentile £117,500 £102,500 £97,500
England median annual salary £60,000 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year +9.09% +4.76% +2.94%

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 25 September 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 25 September 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 +3 64 £55,000 -3.08% 34
West London +45 5 £65,000 +13.04% 17
Legal
England

For the 6 months to 25 September 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.

1 112 (32.65%) Finance
2 81 (23.62%) Agile Software Development
3 76 (22.16%) Law
4 72 (20.99%) Business Intelligence
5 65 (18.95%) Information Security
6 60 (17.49%) Microsoft
7 59 (17.20%) SQL
8 52 (15.16%) Azure
9 49 (14.29%) ISO/IEC 27001
9 49 (14.29%) Windows
10 45 (13.12%) DevOps
11 44 (12.83%) Risk Management
12 42 (12.24%) Project Management
13 38 (11.08%) Degree
13 38 (11.08%) Problem-Solving
14 37 (10.79%) Data Protection
15 35 (10.20%) Banking
15 35 (10.20%) Analytics
16 34 (9.91%) GDPR
16 34 (9.91%) .NET
17 33 (9.62%) Management Information System
17 33 (9.62%) Marketing
17 33 (9.62%) Analytical Skills
18 32 (9.33%) Security Cleared
18 32 (9.33%) AWS
18 32 (9.33%) JavaScript
19 29 (8.45%) Cybersecurity
20 28 (8.16%) ITIL
21 27 (7.87%) Microsoft Office
22 25 (7.29%) Salesforce.com

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 8 (2.33%) MS Exchange
2 7 (2.04%) Apache
3 6 (1.75%) CMS
3 6 (1.75%) SharePoint
4 5 (1.46%) Elasticsearch
5 4 (1.17%) nginx
6 3 (0.87%) BizTalk Server
7 2 (0.58%) ColdFusion
8 1 (0.29%) Apache Spark
8 1 (0.29%) Confluence
8 1 (0.29%) IIS
8 1 (0.29%) Red Hat Fuse
8 1 (0.29%) WordPress
Applications
1 27 (7.87%) Microsoft Office
2 17 (4.96%) Microsoft Excel
3 9 (2.62%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 6 (1.75%) Figma
5 1 (0.29%) Acrobat
5 1 (0.29%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 1 (0.29%) Adobe Illustrator
5 1 (0.29%) InDesign
5 1 (0.29%) Microsoft Project
5 1 (0.29%) Photoshop
5 1 (0.29%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 9 (2.62%) Elite 3E
2 7 (2.04%) Payment Gateway
3 4 (1.17%) Loan IQ
3 4 (1.17%) Relativity
3 4 (1.17%) Salesforce.com CRM
4 1 (0.29%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (0.29%) Magento
4 1 (0.29%) Oracle Financials
4 1 (0.29%) Ringtail
4 1 (0.29%) Visualfiles
Cloud Services
1 52 (15.16%) Azure
2 32 (9.33%) AWS
3 22 (6.41%) Office 365
4 12 (3.50%) Power Platform
4 12 (3.50%) SaaS
5 10 (2.92%) GCP
6 8 (2.33%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
7 6 (1.75%) Cloud Computing
8 5 (1.46%) GitHub
9 4 (1.17%) IaaS
10 3 (0.87%) Amazon S3
10 3 (0.87%) Amazon SQS
10 3 (0.87%) Mimecast
11 2 (0.58%) AWS CloudFormation
11 2 (0.58%) Azure Stack
11 2 (0.58%) Serverless
12 1 (0.29%) AWS CodeBuild
12 1 (0.29%) AWS CodePipeline
12 1 (0.29%) Azure Data Factory
12 1 (0.29%) Azure Functions
Communications & Networking
1 25 (7.29%) Firewall
2 11 (3.21%) DNS
3 9 (2.62%) NetScaler
4 7 (2.04%) VPN
5 6 (1.75%) LAN
5 6 (1.75%) Network Security
5 6 (1.75%) Skype
5 6 (1.75%) WAN
6 5 (1.46%) Wireless
7 4 (1.17%) Cisco IOS
7 4 (1.17%) PBX
7 4 (1.17%) Softphone
7 4 (1.17%) Unified Communications
7 4 (1.17%) VLAN
7 4 (1.17%) VoIP
8 3 (0.87%) HTTP
8 3 (0.87%) NAS
8 3 (0.87%) SAN
8 3 (0.87%) Wireless Security
9 2 (0.58%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (6.12%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 20 (5.83%) SQL Server
3 13 (3.79%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 12 (3.50%) Power BI
5 9 (2.62%) Data Warehouse
6 8 (2.33%) Relational Database
7 7 (2.04%) MongoDB
7 7 (2.04%) MySQL
8 6 (1.75%) PostgreSQL
9 5 (1.46%) Redis
9 5 (1.46%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 4 (1.17%) EDRMS
10 4 (1.17%) Sisense
11 3 (0.87%) Amazon DynamoDB
11 3 (0.87%) Big Data
11 3 (0.87%) NoSQL
11 3 (0.87%) SQL Server 2012
12 2 (0.58%) MariaDB
12 2 (0.58%) QlikView
12 2 (0.58%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 7 (2.04%) Jenkins
2 6 (1.75%) Git (software)
3 4 (1.17%) Selenium
4 3 (0.87%) Team Foundation Server
4 3 (0.87%) Visual Studio
5 2 (0.58%) JIRA
5 2 (0.58%) SpecFlow
5 2 (0.58%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 2 (0.58%) Subversion
5 2 (0.58%) WebDriver
6 1 (0.29%) Mocha
6 1 (0.29%) PhpStorm
6 1 (0.29%) Postman
6 1 (0.29%) Travis CI
General
1 112 (32.65%) Finance
2 76 (22.16%) Law
3 35 (10.20%) Banking
4 33 (9.62%) Marketing
5 22 (6.41%) Back Office
6 16 (4.66%) Retail
7 13 (3.79%) Investment Banking
8 11 (3.21%) Financial Institution
8 11 (3.21%) Telecoms
9 8 (2.33%) German Language
9 8 (2.33%) Public Sector
10 6 (1.75%) Spanish Language
11 4 (1.17%) Manufacturing
12 3 (0.87%) Brand Awareness
12 3 (0.87%) Electronics
12 3 (0.87%) French Language
13 2 (0.58%) Billing
13 2 (0.58%) Local Government
13 2 (0.58%) Police
13 2 (0.58%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 62 (18.08%) Developer
2 52 (15.16%) Analyst
3 21 (6.12%) Information Manager
4 18 (5.25%) Architect
5 15 (4.37%) IT Manager
6 14 (4.08%) Senior Developer
7 12 (3.50%) Consultant
8 11 (3.21%) Senior Manager
9 10 (2.92%) Applications Developer
9 10 (2.92%) Data Manager
9 10 (2.92%) Project Manager
9 10 (2.92%) Support Analyst
10 9 (2.62%) Lead Developer
10 9 (2.62%) Security Consultant
10 9 (2.62%) Security Officer
11 8 (2.33%) Contracts Manager
11 8 (2.33%) Data Governance Manager
11 8 (2.33%) Governance Manager
11 8 (2.33%) Information Security Officer
11 8 (2.33%) Salesforce Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 34 (9.91%) .NET
2 18 (5.25%) REST
3 16 (4.66%) CSS
3 16 (4.66%) HTML
3 16 (4.66%) Node.js
4 15 (4.37%) RESTful
5 14 (4.08%) Ruby on Rails
6 12 (3.50%) AngularJS
6 12 (3.50%) React
6 12 (3.50%) Web Services
7 10 (2.92%) WCF
8 9 (2.62%) ASP.NET
9 6 (1.75%) J2EE
9 6 (1.75%) jQuery
9 6 (1.75%) Redux
9 6 (1.75%) Velocity
10 5 (1.46%) WSDL
11 4 (1.17%) .NET Core
11 4 (1.17%) CakePHP
11 4 (1.17%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 33 (9.62%) Analytical Skills
1 33 (9.62%) Management Information System
2 16 (4.66%) Mobile App
2 16 (4.66%) User Experience
3 11 (3.21%) Data Protection Act
4 10 (2.92%) Self-Motivation
5 9 (2.62%) Freedom of Information
5 9 (2.62%) Social Media
6 7 (2.04%) Freedom of Information Act
7 6 (1.75%) Mobile Banking
7 6 (1.75%) Online Banking
7 6 (1.75%) Reference Data
7 6 (1.75%) Reinsurance
8 5 (1.46%) NHS
9 4 (1.17%) Blog
9 4 (1.17%) Data Centre
9 4 (1.17%) Enterprise Software
9 4 (1.17%) Greenfield Project
9 4 (1.17%) Marketing Technology
9 4 (1.17%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 49 (14.29%) Windows
2 20 (5.83%) Windows 10
3 18 (5.25%) Linux
4 16 (4.66%) Windows Server
5 12 (3.50%) Unix
6 5 (1.46%) Windows Server 2012
7 4 (1.17%) Windows Server 2016
7 4 (1.17%) Windows Server 2019
8 2 (0.58%) Debian
8 2 (0.58%) Windows 7
9 1 (0.29%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 81 (23.62%) Agile Software Development
2 72 (20.99%) Business Intelligence
3 65 (18.95%) Information Security
4 45 (13.12%) DevOps
5 44 (12.83%) Risk Management
6 42 (12.24%) Project Management
7 38 (11.08%) Problem-Solving
8 37 (10.79%) Data Protection
9 35 (10.20%) Analytics
10 29 (8.45%) Cybersecurity
11 28 (8.16%) ITIL
12 23 (6.71%) Stakeholder Management
13 21 (6.12%) CRM
13 21 (6.12%) Fintech
13 21 (6.12%) Information Management
13 21 (6.12%) OO
14 19 (5.54%) Artificial Intelligence
14 19 (5.54%) Data Science
14 19 (5.54%) Service Delivery
15 18 (5.25%) Business Analysis
Programming Languages
1 59 (17.20%) SQL
2 32 (9.33%) JavaScript
3 24 (7.00%) C#
4 20 (5.83%) PowerShell
5 18 (5.25%) PHP
6 14 (4.08%) Java
6 14 (4.08%) Ruby
7 13 (3.79%) Python
8 12 (3.50%) TypeScript
9 11 (3.21%) T-SQL
10 8 (2.33%) Apex Code
10 8 (2.33%) SOQL
10 8 (2.33%) VB.NET
11 4 (1.17%) R
12 3 (0.87%) ES6
12 3 (0.87%) VBA
13 2 (0.58%) Bash Shell
13 2 (0.58%) Perl
13 2 (0.58%) VBScript
13 2 (0.58%) XAML
Qualifications
1 38 (11.08%) Degree
2 32 (9.33%) Security Cleared
3 22 (6.41%) CISM
3 22 (6.41%) CISSP
3 22 (6.41%) DV Cleared
4 18 (5.25%) SC Cleared
5 15 (4.37%) CISA
6 12 (3.50%) CRISC
7 7 (2.04%) Computer Science Degree
7 7 (2.04%) ISO 27001 Lead Auditor
7 7 (2.04%) ITIL Certification
8 5 (1.46%) ISEB
9 4 (1.17%) Cisco Certification
9 4 (1.17%) FFIEC
10 3 (0.87%) (ISC)2 CCSP
10 3 (0.87%) OSCP
11 2 (0.58%) CEH
11 2 (0.58%) DBS Check
11 2 (0.58%) ISO 27001 Lead Implementer
11 2 (0.58%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 49 (14.29%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 34 (9.91%) GDPR
3 13 (3.79%) PCI DSS
4 12 (3.50%) Cyber Essentials
4 12 (3.50%) NIST
5 10 (2.92%) Data Quality
6 9 (2.62%) SLA
7 8 (2.33%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
8 6 (1.75%) COBIT
9 5 (1.46%) Sarbanes-Oxley
10 4 (1.17%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
10 4 (1.17%) Dodd-Frank
10 4 (1.17%) EMIR
10 4 (1.17%) ISO 22301
10 4 (1.17%) MiFID
10 4 (1.17%) QA
11 3 (0.87%) ISO/IEC 27005
11 3 (0.87%) NCSC
12 2 (0.58%) ISO 31000
12 2 (0.58%) NIST 800
System Software
1 18 (5.25%) Active Directory
2 17 (4.96%) Docker
3 6 (1.75%) VMware Infrastructure
4 5 (1.46%) Virtual Desktop
5 4 (1.17%) XenApp
6 2 (0.58%) XenDesktop
7 1 (0.29%) ProxySG
7 1 (0.29%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 14 (4.08%) SCCM
2 13 (3.79%) Kubernetes
3 10 (2.92%) Ansible
4 6 (1.75%) Microsoft Intune
5 5 (1.46%) CASB
6 3 (0.87%) Terraform
7 2 (0.58%) Computer Emergency Response Teams
7 2 (0.58%) Grafana
7 2 (0.58%) Munin
7 2 (0.58%) WSUS
8 1 (0.29%) CSIRT
8 1 (0.29%) FortiGate
8 1 (0.29%) RSA Archer
8 1 (0.29%) SCOM
8 1 (0.29%) Stealthwatch
8 1 (0.29%) Trend Micro Deep Security
8 1 (0.29%) TrustSec
8 1 (0.29%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 60 (17.49%) Microsoft
2 25 (7.29%) Salesforce.com
3 19 (5.54%) Citrix
4 14 (4.08%) iManage
5 12 (3.50%) Aderant
5 12 (3.50%) Intapp
6 9 (2.62%) Cisco
6 9 (2.62%) Tableau
7 8 (2.33%) Google
8 7 (2.04%) MuleSoft
8 7 (2.04%) Oracle
8 7 (2.04%) ServiceNow
8 7 (2.04%) VMware
9 6 (1.75%) SAP
10 5 (1.46%) CheckPoint
10 5 (1.46%) HP
11 4 (1.17%) Mitel
11 4 (1.17%) Murex
11 4 (1.17%) Nuix
11 4 (1.17%) Sophos