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 3 months to 25 April 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Legal
UK / Scotland
3 months to
25 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 121 121 120
Rank change year-on-year 0 -1  
Permanent jobs citing Legal 21 37 45
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 0.89% 1.26% 1.41%
As % of the General category 2.07% 2.66% 2.88%
Number of salaries quoted 12 14 25
Median salary £55,000 £26,000 £42,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +111.53% -38.09%  
90% offered a salary of more than £38,750 £22,550 £33,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,250 £37,500 £61,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year -5.55% -  

Legal is in the common skills category. The next 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.

General Skills
Scotland
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for common skills 1014 1390 1561
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Scotland 42.77% 47.18% 48.93%
Number of salaries quoted 678 767 931
Median salary £47,500 £46,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.15% -2.10%  
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £26,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £62,085 £67,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

Legal
Job Vacancy Trend in Scotland

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Scotland citing Legal as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the General category.

Job vacancy trend for Legal in Scotland

Legal
Salary Trend in Scotland

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

Salary trend for Legal in Scotland

Legal
Salary Histogram in Scotland

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Legal in Scotland over the 3 months to 25 April 2017.

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 3 months to 25 April 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Edinburgh -1 11 £62,500 +66.66% 2
Glasgow +6 8 £37,500 +44.23% 3
Stirling +19 2 £65,000 -
Legal
UK

For the 6 months to 25 April 2017, IT jobs citing Legal also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Scotland region with a requirement for Legal.

1 36 (59.02%) Finance
2 28 (45.90%) Degree
3 23 (37.70%) SQL
4 22 (36.07%) Anti-Money Laundering
5 20 (32.79%) Project Management
6 19 (31.15%) Data Mining
6 19 (31.15%) Analytics
7 18 (29.51%) Data Analysis
8 17 (27.87%) Business Analysis
8 17 (27.87%) Risk Management
8 17 (27.87%) SAS
9 14 (22.95%) Workflow
9 14 (22.95%) Analytical Skills
10 13 (21.31%) Case Management
10 13 (21.31%) KYC
10 13 (21.31%) Agile Software Development
11 12 (19.67%) Python
11 12 (19.67%) Decision Tree
11 12 (19.67%) Ambari
11 12 (19.67%) Factor Analysis
11 12 (19.67%) Line Management
11 12 (19.67%) Apache Pig
11 12 (19.67%) Functional Testing
11 12 (19.67%) Business Analytics
11 12 (19.67%) Change Control
11 12 (19.67%) Machine Learning
11 12 (19.67%) Apache Hive
11 12 (19.67%) R
11 12 (19.67%) Regression Analysis
11 12 (19.67%) Hadoop

Legal
Co-occurring IT Skills in Scotland 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 17 (27.87%) SAS
2 12 (19.67%) Apache Pig
3 1 (1.64%) CMS
3 1 (1.64%) Confluence
3 1 (1.64%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 2 (3.28%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (1.64%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (1.64%) Microsoft Project
2 1 (1.64%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (3.28%) Visualfiles
2 1 (1.64%) Markit EDM
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.64%) Cisco IPT
1 1 (1.64%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (31.15%) Data Mining
2 12 (19.67%) Apache Hive
2 12 (19.67%) Hadoop
3 6 (9.84%) SQL Server
4 4 (6.56%) DB2
4 4 (6.56%) Relational Database
4 4 (6.56%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 3 (4.92%) SQL Server 2014
5 3 (4.92%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 2 (3.28%) MongoDB
6 2 (3.28%) NoSQL
7 1 (1.64%) Big Data
7 1 (1.64%) MS Access
7 1 (1.64%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 4 (6.56%) Ant
1 4 (6.56%) Git (software)
1 4 (6.56%) Gradle
1 4 (6.56%) Hudson
1 4 (6.56%) Jenkins
1 4 (6.56%) Maven
2 2 (3.28%) JIRA
3 1 (1.64%) Eclipse
3 1 (1.64%) Visual Studio
General
1 36 (59.02%) Finance
2 7 (11.48%) Banking
3 5 (8.20%) Law
4 4 (6.56%) Marketing
5 2 (3.28%) Publishing
6 1 (1.64%) Dutch Language
6 1 (1.64%) French Language
6 1 (1.64%) German Language
6 1 (1.64%) Retail
6 1 (1.64%) Retail Banking
6 1 (1.64%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 11 (18.03%) Consultant
2 10 (16.39%) Analyst
2 10 (16.39%) Developer
3 9 (14.75%) Senior Consultant
4 7 (11.48%) Senior Developer
5 6 (9.84%) Data Scientist
6 4 (6.56%) Business Analyst
6 4 (6.56%) Designer
6 4 (6.56%) Hadoop Consultant
6 4 (6.56%) Java Developer
6 4 (6.56%) SAS Consultant
6 4 (6.56%) Senior Designer
6 4 (6.56%) Senior Java Developer
6 4 (6.56%) Senior SAS Consultant
6 4 (6.56%) Senior UX Designer
6 4 (6.56%) Software Engineer
6 4 (6.56%) UX Designer
7 3 (4.92%) Business Intelligence Developer
7 3 (4.92%) Desktop Analyst
7 3 (4.92%) Desktop Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (6.56%) .NET
1 4 (6.56%) JSON
1 4 (6.56%) Protocol Buffers
1 4 (6.56%) SOAP
1 4 (6.56%) Spring
1 4 (6.56%) XML
2 3 (4.92%) ASP.NET
3 2 (3.28%) CSS
3 2 (3.28%) Natural Language Processing
4 1 (1.64%) AngularJS
4 1 (1.64%) ASP.NET MVC
4 1 (1.64%) Backbone.js
4 1 (1.64%) Ember.js
4 1 (1.64%) HTML
4 1 (1.64%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 14 (22.95%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (8.20%) Computer Science
2 5 (8.20%) Derivative
3 4 (6.56%) Credit Risk
3 4 (6.56%) OTC Derivatives
3 4 (6.56%) User Experience
4 2 (3.28%) Virtual Team
5 1 (1.64%) Data Centre
5 1 (1.64%) Fintech
5 1 (1.64%) Freedom of Information
5 1 (1.64%) Pricing Data
5 1 (1.64%) Reference Data
5 1 (1.64%) Swaptions
Operating Systems
1 4 (6.56%) Unix
1 4 (6.56%) Windows
2 1 (1.64%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (36.07%) Anti-Money Laundering
2 20 (32.79%) Project Management
3 19 (31.15%) Analytics
4 18 (29.51%) Data Analysis
5 17 (27.87%) Business Analysis
5 17 (27.87%) Risk Management
6 14 (22.95%) Workflow
7 13 (21.31%) Agile Software Development
7 13 (21.31%) Case Management
7 13 (21.31%) KYC
8 12 (19.67%) Business Analytics
8 12 (19.67%) Change Control
8 12 (19.67%) Decision Tree
8 12 (19.67%) Factor Analysis
8 12 (19.67%) Functional Testing
8 12 (19.67%) Line Management
8 12 (19.67%) Machine Learning
8 12 (19.67%) Regression Analysis
9 11 (18.03%) Stakeholder Management
10 5 (8.20%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 23 (37.70%) SQL
2 12 (19.67%) Python
2 12 (19.67%) R
3 8 (13.11%) Java
4 4 (6.56%) MATLAB
4 4 (6.56%) Shell Script
4 4 (6.56%) T-SQL
5 3 (4.92%) JavaScript
6 2 (3.28%) C#
7 1 (1.64%) C
7 1 (1.64%) PowerShell
7 1 (1.64%) VB
Qualifications
1 28 (45.90%) Degree
2 2 (3.28%) ISEB
2 2 (3.28%) ISTQB
2 2 (3.28%) MBA
3 1 (1.64%) CISM
3 1 (1.64%) CISSP
3 1 (1.64%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (8.20%) EMIR
1 5 (8.20%) MiFID
2 4 (6.56%) Dodd-Frank
3 1 (1.64%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (1.64%) PMO
3 1 (1.64%) QA
3 1 (1.64%) SLA
3 1 (1.64%) UCITS
System Software
1 2 (3.28%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (1.64%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.64%) Hyper-V
2 1 (1.64%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 12 (19.67%) Ambari
2 1 (1.64%) Nagios
2 1 (1.64%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 10 (16.39%) Microsoft
2 5 (8.20%) Oracle
3 4 (6.56%) Perforce
4 2 (3.28%) Charles River
4 2 (3.28%) VMware
5 1 (1.64%) Bloomberg
5 1 (1.64%) Cisco
5 1 (1.64%) FactSet
5 1 (1.64%) LexisNexis
5 1 (1.64%) NetApp
5 1 (1.64%) Salesforce.com
5 1 (1.64%) Sitecore
5 1 (1.64%) Splunk
5 1 (1.64%) Vermilion
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