Period
to

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Legal in permanent job vacancies advertised in the South East. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Legal over the 6 months to 17 August 2022 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Legal
England > South East
6 months to
17 Aug 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 61 190 205
Rank change year-on-year +129 +15 +37
Permanent jobs citing Legal 1,056 306 127
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the South East 4.93% 1.83% 1.22%
As % of the General category 7.63% 3.46% 2.64%
Number of salaries quoted 186 151 60
10th Percentile £26,250 £25,500 £25,500
25th Percentile £41,250 £27,250 £31,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £53,640 £47,000 £50,000
Median % change year-on-year +14.13% -6.00% +7.53%
75th Percentile £65,750 £59,750 £62,500
90th Percentile £82,125 £71,250 £80,600
England median annual salary £55,000 £51,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year +7.84% -2.86% -

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 the South East with a requirement for common skills.

All General Skills
South East
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for common skills 13,833 8,836 4,812
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 64.52% 52.95% 46.09%
Number of salaries quoted 6,678 5,512 3,701
10th Percentile £30,000 £29,000 £29,750
25th Percentile £40,500 £37,500 £37,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
Median % change year-on-year +10.00% - +5.26%
75th Percentile £68,750 £66,250 £65,000
90th Percentile £80,000 £78,750 £76,250
England median annual salary £60,000 £57,500 £57,500
% change year-on-year +4.35% - +9.52%

Legal
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

Job postings citing Legal as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in the South East.

Job vacancy trend for Legal in the South East

Legal
Salary Trend in the South East

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Legal in the South East.

Salary trend for Legal in the South East

Legal
Salary Histogram in the South East

Salary distribution for jobs citing Legal in the South East over the 6 months to 17 August 2022.

Salary histogram for Legal in the South East

Legal
Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Legal within the South East region over the 6 months to 17 August 2022. 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
Surrey +33 341 £57,500 +22.34% 12
Thames Valley +82 316 £52,000 -2.80% 44
Hampshire +111 157 £55,000 +15.79% 18
Berkshire +55 134 £55,000 +8.91% 22
Buckinghamshire +47 131 £32,500 -39.25% 15
West Sussex +49 130 £42,500 +21.43% 7
Kent +17 91 £54,000 +23.43% 19
Oxfordshire +16 61 £52,000 -8.37% 7
East Sussex +8 14 £53,320 -17.97% 5
Middlesex -21 12 - -
Sussex -5 7 £57,500 +9.52%
Home Counties -9 1 £34,000 -57.50%
Legal
England

For the 6 months to 17 August 2022, 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 South East region with a requirement for Legal.

1 506 (47.92%) Degree
2 470 (44.51%) Social Skills
3 439 (41.57%) Agile
4 372 (35.23%) Finance
5 287 (27.18%) Risk Management
6 243 (23.01%) Continuous Improvement
7 224 (21.21%) Problem-Solving
8 223 (21.12%) Commercialisation
9 210 (19.89%) Marketing
10 200 (18.94%) Microsoft
11 179 (16.95%) DevOps
12 174 (16.48%) Stakeholder Management
13 172 (16.29%) Analytical Skills
14 169 (16.00%) Project Delivery
15 168 (15.91%) Analytics
16 167 (15.81%) Decision-Making
17 164 (15.53%) Law
18 158 (14.96%) Project Management
19 145 (13.73%) Microsoft Excel
19 145 (13.73%) Software Engineering
20 142 (13.45%) C
21 139 (13.16%) User Experience
22 138 (13.07%) AWS
23 126 (11.93%) Azure
24 124 (11.74%) Customer-Centricity
25 120 (11.36%) Customer Service
26 119 (11.27%) Inclusion and Diversity
27 118 (11.17%) Mentoring
28 116 (10.98%) Computer Science
29 113 (10.70%) Management Information System

Legal
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South East 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 40 (3.79%) SharePoint
2 18 (1.70%) ArcGIS
2 18 (1.70%) CMS
3 11 (1.04%) Apache
3 11 (1.04%) MS Exchange
4 8 (0.76%) Apache Spark
4 8 (0.76%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 7 (0.66%) Oracle Service Bus
5 7 (0.66%) WebLogic
6 5 (0.47%) Cloud Foundry
7 3 (0.28%) SAS
8 2 (0.19%) Confluence
8 2 (0.19%) IIS
8 2 (0.19%) JBoss
8 2 (0.19%) Red Hat Fuse
Applications
1 145 (13.73%) Microsoft Excel
2 77 (7.29%) Microsoft Office
3 75 (7.10%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 70 (6.63%) Microsoft Project
5 11 (1.04%) AutoCAD
6 7 (0.66%) 3ds Max
6 7 (0.66%) InVision
6 7 (0.66%) Sketch
6 7 (0.66%) Zeplin
7 6 (0.57%) Spreadsheet
8 3 (0.28%) Acrobat
8 3 (0.28%) FrameMaker
8 3 (0.28%) MS Visio
8 3 (0.28%) RoboHelp
9 1 (0.095%) Adobe Illustrator
9 1 (0.095%) OmniGraffle
9 1 (0.095%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 13 (1.23%) SAP HR
2 4 (0.38%) Dynamics CRM
3 3 (0.28%) Salesforce.com CRM
4 2 (0.19%) SAP S/4HANA
5 1 (0.095%) Cloudability
5 1 (0.095%) NetSuite
5 1 (0.095%) SAP CO
5 1 (0.095%) SAP CRM
5 1 (0.095%) SAP FI
5 1 (0.095%) SAP FI/CO
5 1 (0.095%) SAP LE
5 1 (0.095%) SAP SD
5 1 (0.095%) SAP WM
Cloud Services
1 138 (13.07%) AWS
2 126 (11.93%) Azure
3 67 (6.34%) Microsoft 365
4 52 (4.92%) Azure DevOps
5 43 (4.07%) Power Platform
6 37 (3.50%) Serverless
7 35 (3.31%) OpenShift
8 28 (2.65%) Yammer
9 27 (2.56%) AWS Lambda
10 25 (2.37%) PaaS
11 22 (2.08%) SaaS
12 13 (1.23%) IaaS
13 12 (1.14%) GCP
14 8 (0.76%) Azure Active Directory
14 8 (0.76%) Figma
14 8 (0.76%) PowerApps
15 6 (0.57%) Veeva
16 4 (0.38%) Salesforce Commerce Cloud
17 3 (0.28%) Power Automate
18 2 (0.19%) Amazon Cognito
Communications & Networking
1 58 (5.49%) Firewall
2 33 (3.13%) Internet
3 28 (2.65%) Kerberos
4 25 (2.37%) DNS
5 14 (1.33%) SNMP
6 11 (1.04%) DHCP
6 11 (1.04%) Network Security
6 11 (1.04%) WAN
7 10 (0.95%) TCP/IP
8 8 (0.76%) VPN
9 7 (0.66%) HTTP
9 7 (0.66%) Intranet
9 7 (0.66%) LAN
9 7 (0.66%) Radio Access Network
10 6 (0.57%) SD-WAN
11 5 (0.47%) Cisco IOS
11 5 (0.47%) HTTPS
11 5 (0.47%) Wi-Fi
12 4 (0.38%) 5G
12 4 (0.38%) Intrusion Detection
Database & Business Intelligence
1 43 (4.07%) Power BI
2 29 (2.75%) Amazon RDS
3 26 (2.46%) SQL Server
4 16 (1.52%) Geospatial Data
5 10 (0.95%) Big Data
6 8 (0.76%) Apache Hive
6 8 (0.76%) Hadoop
6 8 (0.76%) Oracle Database
7 7 (0.66%) Oracle Database 12c
8 5 (0.47%) Data Mining
8 5 (0.47%) GIS
8 5 (0.47%) MongoDB
8 5 (0.47%) Spatial Data
9 4 (0.38%) Data Lake
9 4 (0.38%) MySQL
9 4 (0.38%) NoSQL
9 4 (0.38%) PostgreSQL
10 2 (0.19%) Azure SQL Database
10 2 (0.19%) Data Warehouse
10 2 (0.19%) DynamoDB
Development Applications
1 54 (5.11%) Git (software)
2 40 (3.79%) Jenkins
3 32 (3.03%) Maven
4 16 (1.52%) JIRA
5 8 (0.76%) Subversion
6 7 (0.66%) Ant
6 7 (0.66%) Hudson
7 5 (0.47%) CMake
7 5 (0.47%) GitLab
7 5 (0.47%) PhantomJS
8 4 (0.38%) Rational DOORS
9 3 (0.28%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 3 (0.28%) AutoIt
9 3 (0.28%) Dreamweaver
9 3 (0.28%) VersionOne
10 1 (0.095%) Axure RP
General
1 470 (44.51%) Social Skills
2 372 (35.23%) Finance
3 210 (19.89%) Marketing
4 172 (16.29%) Analytical Skills
5 164 (15.53%) Law
6 119 (11.27%) Inclusion and Diversity
7 98 (9.28%) Influencing Skills
8 96 (9.09%) Aviation
9 53 (5.02%) Retail
10 43 (4.07%) Telecoms
11 40 (3.79%) Banking
12 39 (3.69%) Presentation Skills
13 32 (3.03%) Pharmaceutical
14 30 (2.84%) Manufacturing
15 28 (2.65%) Games
16 25 (2.37%) Spanish Language
17 22 (2.08%) Organisational Skills
18 15 (1.42%) Military
19 13 (1.23%) Digital Economy
20 12 (1.14%) Aeronautics
Job Titles
1 107 (10.13%) Analyst
2 83 (7.86%) Software Engineer
3 79 (7.48%) Project Manager
4 61 (5.78%) Project Engineer
5 51 (4.83%) Senior Manager
6 46 (4.36%) Data Manager
7 40 (3.79%) Developer
8 39 (3.69%) Product Owner
9 38 (3.60%) Senior Software Engineer
10 33 (3.13%) Architect
11 28 (2.65%) Business Engagement Leader
12 26 (2.46%) .NET Software Engineer
12 26 (2.46%) Senior .NET Software Engineer
12 26 (2.46%) Senior Project Manager
12 26 (2.46%) Support Engineer
13 21 (1.99%) Security Officer
14 20 (1.89%) Information Officer
14 20 (1.89%) Senior Analyst
14 20 (1.89%) Solutions Architect
14 20 (1.89%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 63 (5.97%) AngularJS
2 52 (4.92%) HTML
3 34 (3.22%) HTML5
3 34 (3.22%) Node.js
4 33 (3.13%) REST
5 32 (3.03%) .NET
5 32 (3.03%) Spring Boot
6 31 (2.94%) jQuery
6 31 (2.94%) Web Services
7 29 (2.75%) JSON
8 28 (2.65%) JavaFX
8 28 (2.65%) RESTful
8 28 (2.65%) Swing
9 27 (2.56%) .NET Framework
9 27 (2.56%) Velocity
10 26 (2.46%) Serverless Framework
11 21 (1.99%) SAML
12 19 (1.80%) Middleware
13 14 (1.33%) XML
14 13 (1.23%) XSL
Miscellaneous
1 139 (13.16%) User Experience
2 113 (10.70%) Management Information System
3 77 (7.29%) Self-Motivation
4 73 (6.91%) Data Structures
5 63 (5.97%) Algorithms
6 48 (4.55%) Enterprise Software
7 42 (3.98%) Renewable Energy
8 38 (3.60%) Data Centre
9 28 (2.65%) Mobile App
10 27 (2.56%) Cloud Native
11 23 (2.18%) Cyber Defence
11 23 (2.18%) Virtual Team
12 18 (1.70%) Public Cloud
12 18 (1.70%) Smart Meter
13 15 (1.42%) Social Media
14 12 (1.14%) Biotechnology
14 12 (1.14%) Cyberattack
14 12 (1.14%) IoT
15 10 (0.95%) Data Protection Act
15 10 (0.95%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 70 (6.63%) Windows
2 28 (2.65%) Unix
3 20 (1.89%) Linux
3 20 (1.89%) Windows Server
4 17 (1.61%) Windows 10
5 12 (1.14%) Windows Server 2012
6 6 (0.57%) Windows Vista
7 5 (0.47%) Android
7 5 (0.47%) Embedded Linux
7 5 (0.47%) Mac OS
7 5 (0.47%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (0.095%) CentOS
8 1 (0.095%) Windows Server 2003
8 1 (0.095%) Windows Server 2016
8 1 (0.095%) Windows Server 2019
Processes & Methodologies
1 439 (41.57%) Agile
2 287 (27.18%) Risk Management
3 243 (23.01%) Continuous Improvement
4 224 (21.21%) Problem-Solving
5 223 (21.12%) Commercialisation
6 179 (16.95%) DevOps
7 174 (16.48%) Stakeholder Management
8 169 (16.00%) Project Delivery
9 168 (15.91%) Analytics
10 167 (15.81%) Decision-Making
11 158 (14.96%) Project Management
12 145 (13.73%) Software Engineering
13 124 (11.74%) Customer-Centricity
14 120 (11.36%) Customer Service
15 118 (11.17%) Mentoring
16 116 (10.98%) Computer Science
17 102 (9.66%) Business Case
17 102 (9.66%) Customer Insight
18 101 (9.56%) Coaching
19 100 (9.47%) Data Management
Programming Languages
1 142 (13.45%) C
2 112 (10.61%) SQL
3 93 (8.81%) Java
4 82 (7.77%) Python
5 69 (6.53%) PowerShell
6 53 (5.02%) C#
7 41 (3.88%) JavaScript
8 31 (2.94%) TypeScript
9 29 (2.75%) C++
10 18 (1.70%) R
11 17 (1.61%) T-SQL
12 16 (1.52%) VB
13 9 (0.85%) PHP
13 9 (0.85%) PL/SQL
14 7 (0.66%) Perl
14 7 (0.66%) VBScript
15 5 (0.47%) Embedded C
15 5 (0.47%) Go
15 5 (0.47%) Ruby
16 4 (0.38%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 506 (47.92%) Degree
2 77 (7.29%) Security Cleared
3 63 (5.97%) SC Cleared
4 43 (4.07%) APMP
4 43 (4.07%) Computer Science Degree
5 42 (3.98%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 41 (3.88%) CISSP
7 33 (3.13%) CISM
8 32 (3.03%) Cisco Certification
9 31 (2.94%) Numerate Degree
10 23 (2.18%) Microsoft Certification
11 18 (1.70%) Master's Degree
12 17 (1.61%) PMI Certification
13 15 (1.42%) CCA
13 15 (1.42%) CCSP
14 14 (1.33%) (ISC)2 CCSP
15 11 (1.04%) CEH
16 10 (0.95%) CCSK
16 10 (0.95%) CRISC
17 9 (0.85%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 44 (4.17%) GDPR
2 43 (4.07%) SLA
3 42 (3.98%) Data Quality
4 34 (3.22%) NIST
5 33 (3.13%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 30 (2.84%) QA
7 20 (1.89%) GRC
8 19 (1.80%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
9 15 (1.42%) NEBOSH
9 15 (1.42%) PCI DSS
10 13 (1.23%) COBIT
11 12 (1.14%) Good Clinical Practice
12 11 (1.04%) Actionable Recommendations
12 11 (1.04%) GMP
13 8 (0.76%) Accessibility
13 8 (0.76%) PMO
14 6 (0.57%) Sarbanes-Oxley
15 3 (0.28%) HIPAA
15 3 (0.28%) ISO 31000
15 3 (0.28%) NCSC
System Software
1 52 (4.92%) Active Directory
2 41 (3.88%) Docker
3 14 (1.33%) Hyper-V
4 5 (0.47%) Firmware
4 5 (0.47%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (0.095%) KVM
5 1 (0.095%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 40 (3.79%) Ansible
2 39 (3.69%) Kubernetes
3 21 (1.99%) SCCM
4 19 (1.80%) Microsoft Intune
5 16 (1.52%) Terraform
6 13 (1.23%) Active Directory Federation Services
7 12 (1.14%) CASB
8 7 (0.66%) BMC PATROL
9 5 (0.47%) Puppet
10 2 (0.19%) FortiGate
11 1 (0.095%) Control-M
11 1 (0.095%) Prometheus
11 1 (0.095%) VictorOps
11 1 (0.095%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 200 (18.94%) Microsoft
2 103 (9.75%) NEC
3 47 (4.45%) SAP
4 34 (3.22%) Workday
5 31 (2.94%) MuleSoft
6 22 (2.08%) Atlassian
6 22 (2.08%) Palantir
7 21 (1.99%) Splunk
8 20 (1.89%) Cisco
9 19 (1.80%) Oracle
9 19 (1.80%) Salesforce.com
10 16 (1.52%) Meraki
11 13 (1.23%) Kronos
12 12 (1.14%) Adobe
13 11 (1.04%) Cognizant
14 10 (0.95%) Google
15 7 (0.66%) BT
15 7 (0.66%) Citrix
15 7 (0.66%) VMware
16 6 (0.57%) Palo Alto