Period
to 17 October 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 17 October 2021 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Legal
England > London
6 months to
17 Oct 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 158 205 193
Rank change year-on-year +47 -12 -38
Permanent jobs citing Legal 1,168 309 1,085
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in London 2.33% 1.60% 1.98%
As % of the General category 3.73% 2.74% 3.24%
Number of salaries quoted 681 249 885
10th Percentile £33,250 £37,500 £35,000
25th Percentile £43,000 £46,250 £45,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £60,000 £60,000 £60,000
75th Percentile £77,500 £76,250 £75,000
90th Percentile £93,750 £85,000 £87,500
England median annual salary £52,500 £53,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year -1.87% +7.00% -

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 31,285 11,290 33,503
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 62.52% 58.35% 61.24%
Number of salaries quoted 19,466 9,412 26,509
10th Percentile £41,250 £41,250 £34,250
25th Percentile £52,500 £52,500 £46,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £70,000 £70,000 £65,000
Median % change year-on-year - +7.69% +4.00%
75th Percentile £90,000 £89,531 £83,750
90th Percentile £110,000 £115,000 £101,250
England median annual salary £57,500 £57,500 £53,638
% change year-on-year - +7.20% +3.15%

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 17 October 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 17 October 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 +62 226 £55,000 -8.33% 96
West London -37 45 £35,000 -26.32% 19
South London - 22 £40,500 - 32
North London - 4 £54,000 - 10
East London - 1 £72,500 - 25
Legal
England

For the 6 months to 17 October 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.

1 323 (27.65%) Finance
2 307 (26.28%) Social Skills
3 302 (25.86%) Agile Software Development
4 285 (24.40%) Law
5 252 (21.58%) Microsoft
6 196 (16.78%) SQL
7 171 (14.64%) Azure
7 171 (14.64%) AWS
8 156 (13.36%) Software Engineering
9 153 (13.10%) Project Management
10 149 (12.76%) Business Intelligence
11 148 (12.67%) Windows
11 148 (12.67%) Analytics
12 146 (12.50%) Marketing
12 146 (12.50%) GDPR
13 142 (12.16%) Python
14 140 (11.99%) JavaScript
14 140 (11.99%) Docker
15 137 (11.73%) React
16 132 (11.30%) Degree
17 128 (10.96%) Data Protection
18 124 (10.62%) Information Security
18 124 (10.62%) User Experience
19 123 (10.53%) Microsoft 365
20 121 (10.36%) Microservices
21 119 (10.19%) Problem-Solving
22 111 (9.50%) Scrum
23 106 (9.08%) Active Directory
24 105 (8.99%) Microsoft Office
25 103 (8.82%) Mentoring

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 48 (4.11%) Elasticsearch
2 41 (3.51%) CMS
3 28 (2.40%) SharePoint
4 27 (2.31%) Tornado
5 23 (1.97%) Confluence
6 22 (1.88%) MS Exchange
7 17 (1.46%) Cloud Foundry
8 16 (1.37%) Appian
9 10 (0.86%) WordPress
10 9 (0.77%) Skype for Business
11 7 (0.60%) NServiceBus
11 7 (0.60%) SAS
12 5 (0.43%) Exchange Server 2010
12 5 (0.43%) Kentico
13 4 (0.34%) Apache Spark
13 4 (0.34%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
13 4 (0.34%) EPiServer
13 4 (0.34%) Exchange Server 2013
13 4 (0.34%) Umbraco
14 3 (0.26%) Drupal
Applications
1 105 (8.99%) Microsoft Office
2 65 (5.57%) Microsoft Excel
3 35 (3.00%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 20 (1.71%) Adobe Illustrator
4 20 (1.71%) Photoshop
5 19 (1.63%) Spreadsheet
6 16 (1.37%) Microsoft Project
7 15 (1.28%) GIMP
8 14 (1.20%) MS Visio
9 9 (0.77%) Chatbot
10 5 (0.43%) Adobe Creative Suite
11 3 (0.26%) Figma
11 3 (0.26%) SPSS
12 2 (0.17%) Sketch
13 1 (0.086%) Acrobat
13 1 (0.086%) Adobe Captivate
13 1 (0.086%) Camtasia
Business Applications
1 12 (1.03%) Elite 3E
2 10 (0.86%) Dynamics CRM
3 7 (0.60%) Relativity
4 4 (0.34%) Remedy ITSM
5 3 (0.26%) Carpe Diem
5 3 (0.26%) Oracle Applications
5 3 (0.26%) Workday HCM
6 2 (0.17%) Cloudability
6 2 (0.17%) Findur
6 2 (0.17%) Magento
7 1 (0.086%) Alphatax
7 1 (0.086%) Dynamics GP
7 1 (0.086%) NetSuite
7 1 (0.086%) Oracle BPM
7 1 (0.086%) SAP BPC
7 1 (0.086%) SAP GRC
7 1 (0.086%) SAP S/4HANA
7 1 (0.086%) Sentinel
7 1 (0.086%) Temenos T24
7 1 (0.086%) Visualfiles
Cloud Services
1 171 (14.64%) AWS
1 171 (14.64%) Azure
2 123 (10.53%) Microsoft 365
3 97 (8.30%) Serverless
4 74 (6.34%) SaaS
5 65 (5.57%) Power Platform
6 59 (5.05%) GitHub
7 57 (4.88%) AWS Lambda
8 51 (4.37%) Amazon S3
9 44 (3.77%) Amazon SQS
10 31 (2.65%) IaaS
10 31 (2.65%) PaaS
11 30 (2.57%) GCP
12 23 (1.97%) Amazon EC2
13 22 (1.88%) Power Automate
14 21 (1.80%) CloudFront
15 18 (1.54%) AWS CloudFormation
15 18 (1.54%) Cloud Computing
16 17 (1.46%) Heroku
17 16 (1.37%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 30 (2.57%) VPN
2 26 (2.23%) Firewall
3 21 (1.80%) DNS
4 20 (1.71%) DHCP
4 20 (1.71%) WAN
5 17 (1.46%) Internet
6 16 (1.37%) Intranet
6 16 (1.37%) LAN
6 16 (1.37%) Network Security
7 15 (1.28%) Wireless
8 11 (0.94%) Extranet
9 10 (0.86%) TCP/IP
10 7 (0.60%) MPLS
11 6 (0.51%) WebEx
12 5 (0.43%) DAB
12 5 (0.43%) HTTP
12 5 (0.43%) SD-WAN
12 5 (0.43%) Skype
12 5 (0.43%) Unified Communications
13 4 (0.34%) Fibre Channel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 67 (5.74%) NoSQL
2 66 (5.65%) MongoDB
3 64 (5.48%) Relational Database
4 42 (3.60%) Power BI
5 40 (3.42%) SQL Server
6 34 (2.91%) MySQL
7 33 (2.83%) Tableau
8 31 (2.65%) Redis
9 27 (2.31%) Big Data
10 20 (1.71%) Amazon RDS
11 19 (1.63%) PostgreSQL
12 18 (1.54%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 17 (1.46%) Data Warehouse
14 16 (1.37%) SQL Server Reporting Services
15 15 (1.28%) Oracle Database
16 13 (1.11%) Amazon DynamoDB
16 13 (1.11%) Blockchain
17 10 (0.86%) Apache Accumulo
17 10 (0.86%) SQL Server Analysis Services
18 8 (0.68%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 68 (5.82%) Git (software)
2 56 (4.79%) JIRA
3 30 (2.57%) Jenkins
4 20 (1.71%) Selenium
5 14 (1.20%) Bitbucket
5 14 (1.20%) Ranorex
6 12 (1.03%) Cypress.io
7 8 (0.68%) Cucumber
8 5 (0.43%) git-flow
8 5 (0.43%) SonarQube
9 4 (0.34%) JUnit
9 4 (0.34%) PostCSS
9 4 (0.34%) Postman
10 3 (0.26%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
10 3 (0.26%) Visual Studio
11 2 (0.17%) Ant
11 2 (0.17%) IntelliJ
11 2 (0.17%) Maven
11 2 (0.17%) Team Foundation Server
11 2 (0.17%) TestCafe
General
1 323 (27.65%) Finance
2 307 (26.28%) Social Skills
3 285 (24.40%) Law
4 146 (12.50%) Marketing
5 93 (7.96%) Analytical Skills
6 68 (5.82%) Banking
6 68 (5.82%) Games
7 56 (4.79%) Retail
8 49 (4.20%) Advertising
9 45 (3.85%) Presentation Skills
10 43 (3.68%) Organisational Skills
11 41 (3.51%) Back Office
11 41 (3.51%) Financial Institution
12 35 (3.00%) Online Betting
12 35 (3.00%) Publishing
13 31 (2.65%) Public Sector
14 24 (2.05%) Influencing Skills
15 20 (1.71%) Local Government
15 20 (1.71%) Manufacturing
16 19 (1.63%) Brand Awareness
Job Titles
1 213 (18.24%) Analyst
2 154 (13.18%) Developer
3 64 (5.48%) Software Engineer
4 59 (5.05%) IT Analyst
5 56 (4.79%) Business Analyst
6 40 (3.42%) Support Analyst
7 39 (3.34%) Architect
7 39 (3.34%) Senior Developer
7 39 (3.34%) Software Developer
8 38 (3.25%) Consultant
8 38 (3.25%) IT Manager
8 38 (3.25%) Project Manager
9 35 (3.00%) IT Support
9 35 (3.00%) Service Analyst
10 34 (2.91%) Backend Developer
10 34 (2.91%) Service Desk Analyst
11 33 (2.83%) Full Stack Developer
12 29 (2.48%) Legal Analyst
13 27 (2.31%) Senior Manager
14 26 (2.23%) Product Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 137 (11.73%) React
2 83 (7.11%) REST
3 79 (6.76%) Node.js
4 76 (6.51%) CSS
5 69 (5.91%) AngularJS
5 69 (5.91%) HTML
6 67 (5.74%) Vue.js
7 55 (4.71%) RESTful
8 51 (4.37%) .NET
9 49 (4.20%) RabbitMQ
10 43 (3.68%) Redux
11 33 (2.83%) Ruby on Rails
12 31 (2.65%) Kafka
13 30 (2.57%) .NET Core
13 30 (2.57%) Web Services
14 29 (2.48%) JSON
15 25 (2.14%) Sass
16 24 (2.05%) GraphQL
17 22 (1.88%) COM
18 20 (1.71%) Angular 2
Miscellaneous
1 124 (10.62%) User Experience
2 84 (7.19%) Management Information System
3 55 (4.71%) Blog
4 52 (4.45%) Social Media
5 35 (3.00%) Data Protection Act
6 33 (2.83%) Hedge funds
7 21 (1.80%) Legacy Systems
8 20 (1.71%) Greenfield Project
8 20 (1.71%) Mobile App
8 20 (1.71%) Self-Motivation
9 18 (1.54%) W3C
10 17 (1.46%) Client/Server
10 17 (1.46%) Cyberattack
10 17 (1.46%) Robotics
11 16 (1.37%) Analytical Mindset
11 16 (1.37%) Data Structures
12 14 (1.20%) Driving Licence
13 13 (1.11%) Blackberry
14 12 (1.03%) Housing Association
15 10 (0.86%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 148 (12.67%) Windows
2 88 (7.53%) Windows 10
3 60 (5.14%) Unix
4 57 (4.88%) Linux
5 48 (4.11%) Windows Server
6 25 (2.14%) Apple iOS
7 22 (1.88%) Android
8 20 (1.71%) Windows Server 2012
9 13 (1.11%) Windows 7
9 13 (1.11%) Windows Server 2016
10 9 (0.77%) Windows Server 2019
11 5 (0.43%) Windows Server 2003
11 5 (0.43%) Windows Server 2008
12 4 (0.34%) Mac OS
13 3 (0.26%) Mac OS X
13 3 (0.26%) Windows XP
14 2 (0.17%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 302 (25.86%) Agile Software Development
2 156 (13.36%) Software Engineering
3 153 (13.10%) Project Management
4 149 (12.76%) Business Intelligence
5 148 (12.67%) Analytics
6 128 (10.96%) Data Protection
7 124 (10.62%) Information Security
8 121 (10.36%) Microservices
9 119 (10.19%) Problem-Solving
10 111 (9.50%) Scrum
11 103 (8.82%) Mentoring
12 100 (8.56%) Cybersecurity
13 90 (7.71%) ITIL
14 89 (7.62%) Continuous Improvement
15 88 (7.53%) DevOps
16 87 (7.45%) Machine Learning
17 86 (7.36%) Coaching
18 83 (7.11%) Test Automation
19 82 (7.02%) Artificial Intelligence
20 80 (6.85%) Line Management
Programming Languages
1 196 (16.78%) SQL
2 142 (12.16%) Python
3 140 (11.99%) JavaScript
4 73 (6.25%) C#
5 62 (5.31%) Java
6 54 (4.62%) TypeScript
7 47 (4.02%) R
8 44 (3.77%) Ruby
9 34 (2.91%) C
10 32 (2.74%) PowerShell
11 25 (2.14%) ES6
12 20 (1.71%) C++
13 12 (1.03%) T-SQL
14 11 (0.94%) Go
15 9 (0.77%) Clojure
15 9 (0.77%) Scala
16 7 (0.60%) VBA
16 7 (0.60%) XPath
17 6 (0.51%) Bash Shell
17 6 (0.51%) Google Apps Script
Qualifications
1 132 (11.30%) Degree
2 34 (2.91%) CISSP
2 34 (2.91%) Computer Science Degree
3 23 (1.97%) CISM
4 15 (1.28%) Six Sigma Green Belt
5 12 (1.03%) CISA
6 11 (0.94%) Microsoft Certification
7 10 (0.86%) Master's Degree
7 10 (0.86%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 9 (0.77%) CCNA
8 9 (0.77%) Cisco Certification
8 9 (0.77%) ITIL Certification
8 9 (0.77%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
8 9 (0.77%) MBA
9 7 (0.60%) PMI Certification
10 6 (0.51%) A+ Certification
10 6 (0.51%) CompTIA Security+
10 6 (0.51%) PhD
10 6 (0.51%) PMP
11 5 (0.43%) APMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 146 (12.50%) GDPR
2 85 (7.28%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 62 (5.31%) QA
4 50 (4.28%) Accessibility
5 32 (2.74%) PCI DSS
5 32 (2.74%) SLA
6 25 (2.14%) PMO
7 24 (2.05%) NIST
8 22 (1.88%) Data Quality
9 19 (1.63%) Cyber Essentials
10 11 (0.94%) GRC
11 9 (0.77%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
12 7 (0.60%) HIPAA
13 5 (0.43%) NEBOSH
14 4 (0.34%) IASME
14 4 (0.34%) IFRS
14 4 (0.34%) ISO 22301
14 4 (0.34%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
14 4 (0.34%) SOC 2
15 3 (0.26%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 140 (11.99%) Docker
2 106 (9.08%) Active Directory
3 17 (1.46%) VMware Infrastructure
4 11 (0.94%) ISA Server
4 11 (0.94%) vSphere
4 11 (0.94%) XenDesktop
5 7 (0.60%) XenApp
6 5 (0.43%) Virtual Desktop
6 5 (0.43%) VMware Server
7 4 (0.34%) Hyper-V
7 4 (0.34%) Microsoft App-V
7 4 (0.34%) Veritas Cluster Server
7 4 (0.34%) Virtual Machines
8 3 (0.26%) Firmware
9 2 (0.17%) VMware ESXi
10 1 (0.086%) Apache ZooKeeper
10 1 (0.086%) Citrix Hypervisor
10 1 (0.086%) HDFS
10 1 (0.086%) KVM
10 1 (0.086%) Xen
Systems Management
1 101 (8.65%) Kubernetes
2 55 (4.71%) Terraform
3 32 (2.74%) SCCM
4 24 (2.05%) Microsoft Intune
5 16 (1.37%) Ansible
6 15 (1.28%) Single Sign-On
7 7 (0.60%) Kubeflow
8 6 (0.51%) McAfee ePO
8 6 (0.51%) NetBackup
8 6 (0.51%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
9 4 (0.34%) OfficeScan
9 4 (0.34%) SCOM
9 4 (0.34%) Trend Micro Deep Security
9 4 (0.34%) WSUS
10 3 (0.26%) EMC NetWorker
10 3 (0.26%) HP Fortify
11 2 (0.17%) CASB
11 2 (0.17%) Grafana
11 2 (0.17%) Norton AntiVirus
11 2 (0.17%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 252 (21.58%) Microsoft
2 67 (5.74%) iManage
3 59 (5.05%) Google
4 50 (4.28%) Salesforce.com
5 46 (3.94%) Oracle
6 38 (3.25%) Citrix
6 38 (3.25%) VMware
7 37 (3.17%) Intapp
8 30 (2.57%) Aderant
9 27 (2.31%) ServiceNow
10 24 (2.05%) Facebook
11 23 (1.97%) Adobe
12 21 (1.80%) Cisco
13 20 (1.71%) Instagram
14 19 (1.63%) Twitter
15 15 (1.28%) Automation Anywhere
15 15 (1.28%) MuleSoft
16 10 (0.86%) Apple
16 10 (0.86%) DocuSign
16 10 (0.86%) SAP