Period
to 5 August 2020

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 5 August 2020 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Legal
England > South East
6 months to
5 Aug 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 207 239 226
Rank change year-on-year +32 -13 -12
Permanent jobs citing Legal 143 343 432
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the South East 1.26% 1.30% 1.44%
As % of the General category 4.16% 4.11% 4.15%
Number of salaries quoted 85 209 263
Median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%
10th Percentile £25,800 £30,000 £27,550
90th Percentile £77,500 £70,250 £84,000
England median annual salary £52,500 £52,500 £52,500

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 3,434 8,342 10,406
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 30.26% 31.73% 34.61%
Number of salaries quoted 2,615 6,135 8,179
Median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26% +5.56%
10th Percentile £31,250 £29,750 £28,750
90th Percentile £77,500 £77,500 £73,750
England median annual salary £60,000 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year +9.09% +4.76% +5.00%

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 5 August 2020.

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 5 August 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
Thames Valley +18 55 £51,518 +3.04% 34
Berkshire +49 37 £55,000 +1.85% 23
Hampshire +60 35 £32,750 -40.45% 18
Kent +52 16 £40,000 +17.65% 20
Surrey +40 14 £61,250 +38.27% 18
West Sussex +47 12 £60,000 +200.00% 8
Oxfordshire +41 9 £51,518 +3.04% 2
East Sussex +36 9 £50,000 -9.09% 6
Buckinghamshire -6 9 £28,500 -43.00% 9
Middlesex - 1 £45,000 - 1
Legal
England

For the 6 months to 5 August 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 South East region with a requirement for Legal.

1 46 (32.17%) Degree
2 32 (22.38%) Agile Software Development
2 32 (22.38%) Law
3 28 (19.58%) Finance
3 28 (19.58%) Analytical Skills
4 25 (17.48%) Microsoft
5 21 (14.69%) Problem-Solving
6 20 (13.99%) .NET
6 20 (13.99%) Telecoms
7 19 (13.29%) SQL Server
7 19 (13.29%) Windows
7 19 (13.29%) Active Directory
7 19 (13.29%) Security Cleared
8 18 (12.59%) Computer Science
8 18 (12.59%) Information Security
8 18 (12.59%) SQL
9 17 (11.89%) Military
9 17 (11.89%) Data Analysis
9 17 (11.89%) Operations Research
9 17 (11.89%) SC Cleared
10 16 (11.19%) JavaScript
10 16 (11.19%) Python
11 15 (10.49%) Oracle
11 15 (10.49%) Analytics
12 14 (9.79%) GDPR
12 14 (9.79%) Data Protection
12 14 (9.79%) ISO/IEC 27001
13 13 (9.09%) Business Intelligence
13 13 (9.09%) Risk Identification and Mitigation
13 13 (9.09%) Commercial Awareness

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 7 (4.90%) CMS
1 7 (4.90%) SharePoint
2 4 (2.80%) Orchard CMS
2 4 (2.80%) Umbraco
3 2 (1.40%) MS Exchange
4 1 (0.70%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (0.70%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (0.70%) IIS
4 1 (0.70%) NetWeaver
4 1 (0.70%) SAP Portal
4 1 (0.70%) Sitecore CMS
4 1 (0.70%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 9 (6.29%) Microsoft Office
2 8 (5.59%) Microsoft Excel
3 3 (2.10%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 2 (1.40%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 5 (3.50%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.70%) NetSuite
2 1 (0.70%) Oracle Assets
2 1 (0.70%) Oracle Cash Management
2 1 (0.70%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (0.70%) Oracle EBS R12
2 1 (0.70%) Oracle Financials
2 1 (0.70%) Oracle General Ledger
2 1 (0.70%) Oracle iProcurement
2 1 (0.70%) Oracle Payables
2 1 (0.70%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
2 1 (0.70%) Oracle Receivables
2 1 (0.70%) SAP CRM
Cloud Services
1 11 (7.69%) Office 365
2 5 (3.50%) SaaS
3 4 (2.80%) AWS
3 4 (2.80%) Azure
3 4 (2.80%) Cloud Computing
4 2 (1.40%) PaaS
4 2 (1.40%) Power Platform
5 1 (0.70%) Azure Active Directory
5 1 (0.70%) Boomi
5 1 (0.70%) IaaS
5 1 (0.70%) iPaaS
5 1 (0.70%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 11 (7.69%) Firewall
2 9 (6.29%) TCP/IP
3 8 (5.59%) Intrusion Detection
4 6 (4.20%) Radio Access Network
5 3 (2.10%) Broadband
5 3 (2.10%) DNS
6 2 (1.40%) 5G
6 2 (1.40%) DHCP
6 2 (1.40%) SAN
6 2 (1.40%) VoIP
6 2 (1.40%) Wi-Fi
7 1 (0.70%) Cisco ASA
7 1 (0.70%) IPsec
7 1 (0.70%) NAS
7 1 (0.70%) PSTN
7 1 (0.70%) Skype
7 1 (0.70%) SMTP
7 1 (0.70%) SNMP
7 1 (0.70%) VPN
7 1 (0.70%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (13.29%) SQL Server
2 12 (8.39%) Oracle Reports
3 11 (7.69%) Data Lake
4 4 (2.80%) Relational Database
4 4 (2.80%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 2 (1.40%) Power BI
6 1 (0.70%) Crystal Reports
6 1 (0.70%) QlikView
6 1 (0.70%) SAP BW
6 1 (0.70%) SAP HANA
6 1 (0.70%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (0.70%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 9 (6.29%) Git (software)
2 5 (3.50%) Subversion
3 3 (2.10%) NUnit
4 2 (1.40%) Team Foundation Server
4 2 (1.40%) Visual Studio
5 1 (0.70%) WinDbg
General
1 32 (22.38%) Law
2 28 (19.58%) Finance
3 20 (13.99%) Telecoms
4 17 (11.89%) Military
5 7 (4.90%) Publishing
6 4 (2.80%) Back Office
6 4 (2.80%) Banking
6 4 (2.80%) Local Government
7 3 (2.10%) Digital Economy
7 3 (2.10%) Pharmaceutical
7 3 (2.10%) Public Sector
8 2 (1.40%) Marketing
9 1 (0.70%) Fire and Rescue
9 1 (0.70%) General Ledger
9 1 (0.70%) Housing Association
Job Titles
1 27 (18.88%) Analyst
2 17 (11.89%) IT Manager
3 15 (10.49%) Developer
4 12 (8.39%) Operations Analyst
5 10 (6.99%) Senior Manager
6 8 (5.59%) Designer
6 8 (5.59%) IT Security Manager
6 8 (5.59%) Security Manager
7 7 (4.90%) Data Analyst
7 7 (4.90%) Senior Analyst
7 7 (4.90%) Senior Data Analyst
8 6 (4.20%) Junior
9 5 (3.50%) Architect
9 5 (3.50%) Computer Engineer
9 5 (3.50%) IT Procurement Manager
9 5 (3.50%) Procurement Manager
9 5 (3.50%) Senior Developer
9 5 (3.50%) Support Engineer
9 5 (3.50%) Synthetic Environment Engineer
9 5 (3.50%) Trainer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (13.99%) .NET
2 11 (7.69%) .NET Framework
3 9 (6.29%) HTML
4 8 (5.59%) jQuery
5 7 (4.90%) AngularJS
6 5 (3.50%) Boost C++ Libraries
6 5 (3.50%) HTML5
6 5 (3.50%) OpenGL
6 5 (3.50%) OpenSceneGraph
6 5 (3.50%) Qt
6 5 (3.50%) STL
7 4 (2.80%) ASP.NET
7 4 (2.80%) ASP.NET Web API
7 4 (2.80%) ASP.NET Web Forms
7 4 (2.80%) CSS
7 4 (2.80%) Entity Framework
7 4 (2.80%) NHibernate
7 4 (2.80%) REST
7 4 (2.80%) ServiceStack
8 3 (2.10%) React
Miscellaneous
1 28 (19.58%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (5.59%) Data Protection Act
2 8 (5.59%) Self-Motivation
3 6 (4.20%) Management Information System
4 5 (3.50%) 3D Graphics
4 5 (3.50%) GPGPU
5 4 (2.80%) Greenfield Project
5 4 (2.80%) N-Tier
6 3 (2.10%) Life Science
6 3 (2.10%) User Experience
7 2 (1.40%) Data Centre
7 2 (1.40%) Freedom of Information
7 2 (1.40%) Handset
8 1 (0.70%) Cybercrime
8 1 (0.70%) Driving Licence
8 1 (0.70%) Enterprise Software
8 1 (0.70%) FMCG
8 1 (0.70%) NHS
8 1 (0.70%) Private Cloud
8 1 (0.70%) Smart City
Operating Systems
1 19 (13.29%) Windows
2 10 (6.99%) Linux
3 4 (2.80%) Windows 10
3 4 (2.80%) Windows 7
3 4 (2.80%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (1.40%) Windows Server
5 1 (0.70%) Android
5 1 (0.70%) Apple iOS
5 1 (0.70%) Unix
5 1 (0.70%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (0.70%) Windows Server 2016
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (22.38%) Agile Software Development
2 21 (14.69%) Problem-Solving
3 18 (12.59%) Computer Science
3 18 (12.59%) Information Security
4 17 (11.89%) Data Analysis
4 17 (11.89%) Operations Research
5 15 (10.49%) Analytics
6 14 (9.79%) Data Protection
7 13 (9.09%) Business Intelligence
7 13 (9.09%) Commercial Awareness
7 13 (9.09%) Risk Identification and Mitigation
8 12 (8.39%) Data Analytics
8 12 (8.39%) ETL
8 12 (8.39%) Information Security Management
8 12 (8.39%) Mathematics
8 12 (8.39%) Security Management
9 11 (7.69%) Cybersecurity
9 11 (7.69%) Data Extraction
9 11 (7.69%) System Integration Testing
9 11 (7.69%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 18 (12.59%) SQL
2 16 (11.19%) JavaScript
2 16 (11.19%) Python
3 10 (6.99%) C#
4 6 (4.20%) Java
5 5 (3.50%) C++
5 5 (3.50%) Clojure
5 5 (3.50%) Scala
6 4 (2.80%) T-SQL
7 3 (2.10%) TypeScript
8 2 (1.40%) PowerShell
8 2 (1.40%) VB.NET
9 1 (0.70%) PL/SQL
9 1 (0.70%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 46 (32.17%) Degree
2 19 (13.29%) Security Cleared
3 17 (11.89%) SC Cleared
4 12 (8.39%) CISSP
5 11 (7.69%) CISM
6 9 (6.29%) CISA
7 3 (2.10%) DBS Check
8 2 (1.40%) APMP
8 2 (1.40%) MCSE
8 2 (1.40%) Microsoft Certification
9 1 (0.70%) CCNA
9 1 (0.70%) Cisco Certification
9 1 (0.70%) Computer Science Degree
9 1 (0.70%) ISEB
9 1 (0.70%) Master's Degree
9 1 (0.70%) MBA
9 1 (0.70%) MCITP
9 1 (0.70%) MCSA
9 1 (0.70%) MCTS
9 1 (0.70%) TOGAF Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (9.79%) GDPR
1 14 (9.79%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 11 (7.69%) GAAP
3 10 (6.99%) Cyber Essentials
4 7 (4.90%) SLA
5 6 (4.20%) PCI DSS
6 5 (3.50%) QA
7 4 (2.80%) COBIT
8 3 (2.10%) Good Clinical Practice
9 2 (1.40%) NEBOSH
9 2 (1.40%) NIST
10 1 (0.70%) Data Quality
10 1 (0.70%) IFRS
10 1 (0.70%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 19 (13.29%) Active Directory
2 2 (1.40%) Hyper-V
3 1 (0.70%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.70%) XenApp
Vendors
1 25 (17.48%) Microsoft
2 15 (10.49%) Oracle
3 11 (7.69%) Alteryx
3 11 (7.69%) Automation Anywhere
3 11 (7.69%) Blue Prism
3 11 (7.69%) Cadence
3 11 (7.69%) Tableau
3 11 (7.69%) Teradata
3 11 (7.69%) UiPath
4 5 (3.50%) Citrix
4 5 (3.50%) iManage
4 5 (3.50%) Progress
5 3 (2.10%) Cisco
5 3 (2.10%) ServiceNow
5 3 (2.10%) Sony
6 2 (1.40%) Dell
6 2 (1.40%) HP
6 2 (1.40%) SAP
6 2 (1.40%) VMware
7 1 (0.70%) Google