Legal Jobs in Scotland

Legal
UK > Scotland

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Legal in permanent job vacancies advertised in Scotland. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Legal over the 6 months to 4 March 2024 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

6 months to
4 Mar 2024
Same period 2023 Same period 2022
Rank 38 63 71
Rank change year-on-year +25 +8 +57
Permanent jobs citing Legal 476 221 222
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Scotland 9.48% 4.52% 4.08%
As % of the General category 13.04% 6.16% 6.68%
Number of salaries quoted 46 37 47
10th Percentile £33,250 £26,500 £26,250
25th Percentile £38,084 £28,500 £33,375
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £70,576 £52,000 £47,000
Median % change year-on-year +35.72% +10.64% +17.50%
75th Percentile £72,433 £77,715 £57,500
90th Percentile - £96,000 £71,250
UK median annual salary £52,500 £55,398 £55,000
% change year-on-year -5.23% +0.72% -

All General Skills
Scotland

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 Scotland with a requirement for common skills.

Permanent vacancies with a requirement for common skills 3,650 3,589 3,324
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Scotland 72.69% 73.47% 61.13%
Number of salaries quoted 1,479 1,776 1,817
10th Percentile £25,000 £32,500 £28,750
25th Percentile £35,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £52,500 £59,526 £51,569
Median % change year-on-year -11.80% +15.43% +3.14%
75th Percentile £67,500 £77,500 £65,000
90th Percentile £82,510 £89,427 £75,000
UK median annual salary £55,000 £60,331 £60,000
% change year-on-year -8.84% +0.55% +9.09%

Legal
Job Vacancy Trend in Scotland

Job postings citing Legal as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in Scotland.

Job vacancy trend for Legal in Scotland

Legal
Salary Trend in Scotland

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Legal in Scotland.

Salary trend for Legal in Scotland

Legal
Salary Histogram in Scotland

Salary distribution for jobs citing Legal in Scotland over the 6 months to 4 March 2024.

Salary histogram for Legal in Scotland

Legal
Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Legal within the Scotland region over the 6 months to 4 March 2024. 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
Jobs
Glasgow +82 421 £47,500 +71.17% 31
Edinburgh +40 43 £70,576 +10.32% 17
Aberdeen -25 5 £34,000 +18.78% 11
Lanarkshire +2 3 - - 9
Dundee -7 3 £40,144 -27.01% 2
East Ayrshire - 1 £225,000 -
Legal
UK

Legal
Co-occurring Skills and Capabilities in Scotland by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same employment type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 188 (39.50%) Apache Spark
2 67 (14.08%) Apache
3 44 (9.24%) Apache Airflow
4 20 (4.20%) Camunda
5 10 (2.10%) FileNet
6 5 (1.05%) SharePoint
7 3 (0.63%) Microsoft Exchange
Applications
1 13 (2.73%) Microsoft Excel
2 5 (1.05%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 3 (0.63%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.21%) Microsoft Office
4 1 (0.21%) Simulink
Cloud Services
1 214 (44.96%) AWS
2 49 (10.29%) Amazon EKS
3 33 (6.93%) Amazon EC2
3 33 (6.93%) Amazon ECS
3 33 (6.93%) Amazon EMR
3 33 (6.93%) Amazon SQS
3 33 (6.93%) AWS Lambda
3 33 (6.93%) Azure
3 33 (6.93%) Serverless
4 27 (5.67%) Cloud Computing
5 23 (4.83%) GCP
5 23 (4.83%) SaaS
6 16 (3.36%) Microsoft 365
7 10 (2.10%) Amazon S3
8 8 (1.68%) GitHub
9 5 (1.05%) Power Platform
10 3 (0.63%) Entra ID
10 3 (0.63%) Lucidchart
10 3 (0.63%) Mimecast
11 2 (0.42%) Azure Sentinel
Communications & Networking
1 5 (1.05%) SAN
2 4 (0.84%) VoIP
3 3 (0.63%) Bluetooth
3 3 (0.63%) Wi-Fi
3 3 (0.63%) Wireless
4 1 (0.21%) Firewall
4 1 (0.21%) Intrusion Detection
Database & Business Intelligence
1 177 (37.18%) Big Data
2 163 (34.24%) NoSQL
3 147 (30.88%) Hadoop
4 54 (11.34%) Apache Hive
5 50 (10.50%) HBase
6 33 (6.93%) Electronic Patient Records
7 19 (3.99%) Data Lake
7 19 (3.99%) Qlik Sense
8 10 (2.10%) Apache Cassandra
8 10 (2.10%) Elasticsearch
9 5 (1.05%) Power BI
10 4 (0.84%) Impala
11 3 (0.63%) Relational Database
11 3 (0.63%) SQL Server
12 1 (0.21%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 67 (14.08%) Jenkins
2 39 (8.19%) Git
3 34 (7.14%) Bitbucket Server
4 20 (4.20%) CircleCI
4 20 (4.20%) Gradle
4 20 (4.20%) Maven
4 20 (4.20%) Travis CI
5 12 (2.52%) JUnit
6 8 (1.68%) Jasmine
6 8 (1.68%) Mockito
7 5 (1.05%) JIRA
8 1 (0.21%) Cypress.io
General
1 443 (93.07%) Finance
2 402 (84.45%) Inclusion and Diversity
3 398 (83.61%) Law
4 57 (11.97%) Social Skills
5 40 (8.40%) Banking
6 21 (4.41%) Marketing
7 16 (3.36%) Analytical Skills
8 13 (2.73%) Public Sector
9 11 (2.31%) Retail
10 9 (1.89%) Manufacturing
11 7 (1.47%) Investment Banking
11 7 (1.47%) Presentation Skills
12 3 (0.63%) Financial Institution
12 3 (0.63%) Organisational Skills
13 2 (0.42%) Aerospace
13 2 (0.42%) Influencing Skills
14 1 (0.21%) Automotive
14 1 (0.21%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 381 (80.04%) Software Engineer
2 160 (33.61%) Big Data Engineer
2 160 (33.61%) Big Data Software Engineer
3 154 (32.35%) Java Engineer
3 154 (32.35%) Java Software Engineer
4 123 (25.84%) AWS Engineer
4 123 (25.84%) AWS Software Engineer
5 113 (23.74%) Data Engineer
6 73 (15.34%) Python Engineer
6 73 (15.34%) Python Software Engineer
7 67 (14.08%) Scala Engineer
7 67 (14.08%) Scala Software Engineer
8 47 (9.87%) Full Stack Engineer
8 47 (9.87%) Full Stack Software Engineer
9 24 (5.04%) Analyst
9 24 (5.04%) Architect
10 23 (4.83%) Java Scala Software Engineer
10 23 (4.83%) Solutions Architect
11 21 (4.41%) AWS Developer
11 21 (4.41%) Developer/Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 137 (28.78%) Spring
2 83 (17.44%) Kafka
3 82 (17.23%) Spring Boot
4 47 (9.87%) PySpark
5 42 (8.82%) React
6 39 (8.19%) J2EE
7 27 (5.67%) XML
8 26 (5.46%) AngularJS
8 26 (5.46%) JMS
9 22 (4.62%) JavaBeans
9 22 (4.62%) Web Services
10 21 (4.41%) REST
11 18 (3.78%) HTML
11 18 (3.78%) Node.js
11 18 (3.78%) Twitter Bootstrap
12 16 (3.36%) JPA
13 14 (2.94%) Drools
13 14 (2.94%) HTML5
13 14 (2.94%) jBPM
13 14 (2.94%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 257 (53.99%) Algorithms
2 103 (21.64%) Onboarding
3 53 (11.13%) Cloud Native
4 39 (8.19%) Legacy Code
5 17 (3.57%) Blockchain
5 17 (3.57%) Robotics
6 12 (2.52%) SWIFT Messaging Network
7 9 (1.89%) Management Information System
7 9 (1.89%) Self-Motivation
8 8 (1.68%) Public Cloud
9 7 (1.47%) Credit Derivative
9 7 (1.47%) Derivative
9 7 (1.47%) Fixed Income
9 7 (1.47%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 7 (1.47%) Hedge funds
9 7 (1.47%) Interest Rate Derivative
9 7 (1.47%) Reference Data
10 5 (1.05%) Private Cloud
11 4 (0.84%) Product Ownership
12 2 (0.42%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 54 (11.34%) Unix
2 12 (2.52%) Linux
3 9 (1.89%) Windows
4 7 (1.47%) Windows Server
5 3 (0.63%) Apple iOS
5 3 (0.63%) Windows Server 2016
6 1 (0.21%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 410 (86.13%) Agile
2 398 (83.61%) Risk Management
3 381 (80.04%) Software Engineering
4 378 (79.41%) CI/CD
5 362 (76.05%) SDLC
6 305 (64.08%) Operational Stability
7 265 (55.67%) Continuous Improvement
8 262 (55.04%) Visualisation
9 246 (51.68%) Artificial Intelligence
9 246 (51.68%) Machine Learning
10 213 (44.75%) Community of Practice
11 114 (23.95%) Microservices
12 106 (22.27%) Decision-Making
13 91 (19.12%) Client Onboarding
14 78 (16.39%) Problem-Solving
15 72 (15.13%) KYC
16 52 (10.92%) Full Stack Development
17 51 (10.71%) Open Source
18 45 (9.45%) OO
19 41 (8.61%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 304 (63.87%) Java
2 234 (49.16%) SQL
3 193 (40.55%) Python
4 71 (14.92%) Scala
5 47 (9.87%) PL/SQL
6 20 (4.20%) Ruby
7 5 (1.05%) JavaScript
8 4 (0.84%) C
8 4 (0.84%) TypeScript
9 2 (0.42%) C++
10 1 (0.21%) Embedded C
10 1 (0.21%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 26 (5.46%) Degree
2 9 (1.89%) Computer Science Degree
2 9 (1.89%) Master's Degree
3 3 (0.63%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
4 2 (0.42%) AAT
4 2 (0.42%) ACCA
4 2 (0.42%) CISM
4 2 (0.42%) CISSP
4 2 (0.42%) ICAEW
4 2 (0.42%) MCSE
4 2 (0.42%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (0.42%) Network+ Certification
5 1 (0.21%) A+ Certification
5 1 (0.21%) BPSS Clearance
5 1 (0.21%) CCNA
5 1 (0.21%) CISA
5 1 (0.21%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (0.21%) CompTIA CySA+
5 1 (0.21%) CompTIA Security+
5 1 (0.21%) MRICS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (3.78%) SEPA
2 11 (2.31%) GDPR
3 7 (1.47%) Data Quality
4 6 (1.26%) ISO 20022
5 5 (1.05%) NIST
5 5 (1.05%) SLA
6 3 (0.63%) Actionable Recommendations
7 1 (0.21%) IFRS
7 1 (0.21%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 1 (0.21%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
7 1 (0.21%) QA
7 1 (0.21%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 50 (10.50%) HDFS
2 23 (4.83%) Docker
3 7 (1.47%) Hyper-V
4 4 (0.84%) VMware Infrastructure
5 3 (0.63%) Active Directory
6 1 (0.21%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 78 (16.39%) Kubernetes
2 38 (7.98%) Terraform
3 3 (0.63%) Microsoft Intune
3 3 (0.63%) SCCM
4 1 (0.21%) CASB
Vendors
1 81 (17.02%) Databricks
2 37 (7.77%) Cloudera
3 35 (7.35%) Informatica
4 33 (6.93%) Oracle
5 22 (4.62%) Microsoft
6 20 (4.20%) Pega
7 19 (3.99%) Alteryx
8 7 (1.47%) VMware
9 6 (1.26%) iManage
10 5 (1.05%) Google
10 5 (1.05%) SAP
11 4 (0.84%) CA
11 4 (0.84%) Dell
12 3 (0.63%) Aderant
12 3 (0.63%) Citrix
12 3 (0.63%) HP
13 1 (0.21%) ConnectWise
13 1 (0.21%) LogRhythm
13 1 (0.21%) Palo Alto
13 1 (0.21%) Rapid7