Legal Jobs in the UK excluding London

Legal
UK > UK excluding London

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Legal in permanent job vacancies advertised in the UK excluding London. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Legal over the 6 months to 21 February 2024 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

6 months to
21 Feb 2024
Same period 2023 Same period 2022
Rank 86 56 147
Rank change year-on-year -30 +91 +71
Permanent jobs citing Legal 1,685 3,260 1,725
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK excluding London 3.18% 5.21% 2.54%
As % of the General category 5.34% 7.61% 4.40%
Number of salaries quoted 916 850 838
10th Percentile £26,000 £27,500 £26,250
25th Percentile £31,625 £35,956 £32,949
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £47,481 £48,500 £46,000
Median % change year-on-year -2.10% +5.43% +2.22%
75th Percentile £62,500 £62,500 £60,000
90th Percentile £75,772 £77,715 £74,000
UK median annual salary £53,250 £57,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year -7.39% +4.55% -

All General Skills
UK excluding London

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 UK excluding London with a requirement for common skills.

Permanent vacancies with a requirement for common skills 31,545 42,836 39,242
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK excluding London 59.55% 68.44% 57.68%
Number of salaries quoted 22,001 20,393 22,891
10th Percentile £26,000 £28,750 £27,500
25th Percentile £32,500 £37,500 £36,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £47,500 £52,500 £50,000
Median % change year-on-year -9.52% +5.00% +5.26%
75th Percentile £63,750 £68,250 £65,000
90th Percentile £77,500 £83,750 £77,500
UK median annual salary £55,000 £61,000 £60,000
% change year-on-year -9.84% +1.67% +9.09%

Legal
Job Vacancy Trend in the UK excluding London

Job postings citing Legal as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in the UK excluding London.

Job vacancy trend for Legal in the UK excluding London

Legal
Salary Trend in the UK excluding London

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Legal in the UK excluding London.

Salary trend for Legal in the UK excluding London

Legal
Salary Histogram in the UK excluding London

Salary distribution for jobs citing Legal in the UK excluding London over the 6 months to 21 February 2024.

Salary histogram for Legal in the UK excluding London

Legal
Job Locations in the UK excluding London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Legal within the UK excluding London region over the 6 months to 21 February 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
North of England +38 437 £47,500 +1.44% 229
South East -60 386 £42,500 -22.73% 255
Scotland +24 377 £70,576 +38.38% 80
North West +56 230 £45,000 -5.26% 141
Midlands -34 220 £50,000 - 156
West Midlands -6 172 £54,650 +9.30% 98
Yorkshire +20 157 £42,500 -5.56% 66
South West -112 139 £41,000 -9.89% 151
East of England -92 69 £50,000 +66.67% 72
North East +24 50 £52,500 -17.65% 26
East Midlands -39 48 £46,250 +12.80% 58
Wales 0 38 £37,000 -39.06% 45
Northern Ireland +30 13 £39,500 -14.13% 14
Channel Islands - 6 £47,000 - 1
Legal
UK

Legal
Co-occurring Skills and Capabilities in the UK excluding London 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
1 147 (8.72%) Apache Spark
2 82 (4.87%) SharePoint
3 57 (3.38%) Apache
4 56 (3.32%) Microsoft Exchange
5 38 (2.26%) Apache Airflow
6 20 (1.19%) Camunda
7 13 (0.77%) CMS
8 7 (0.42%) Confluence
9 5 (0.30%) IBM Domino
10 4 (0.24%) SAS
11 3 (0.18%) Exchange Server 2010
11 3 (0.18%) Office Communications Server
12 1 (0.059%) Apache Solr
12 1 (0.059%) ArcGIS
12 1 (0.059%) NServiceBus
12 1 (0.059%) Oracle Workflow
12 1 (0.059%) WebSphere
12 1 (0.059%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 145 (8.61%) Microsoft Office
2 123 (7.30%) Microsoft Excel
3 43 (2.55%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 13 (0.77%) Microsoft Project
5 11 (0.65%) Spreadsheet
6 7 (0.42%) MS Visio
7 6 (0.36%) Chatbot
8 4 (0.24%) Simulink
8 4 (0.24%) Trello
9 3 (0.18%) AutoCAD
9 3 (0.18%) ProjectWise
10 2 (0.12%) InfoPath
10 2 (0.12%) SPSS
10 2 (0.12%) Stateflow
11 1 (0.059%) Acrobat
11 1 (0.059%) Adobe Illustrator
11 1 (0.059%) InDesign
11 1 (0.059%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 32 (1.90%) Oracle Payables
2 25 (1.48%) Oracle Receivables
3 9 (0.53%) Dynamics CRM
4 7 (0.42%) SAP S/4HANA
5 6 (0.36%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
6 5 (0.30%) Dynamics GP
6 5 (0.30%) SAP ERP
6 5 (0.30%) SAP HCM
6 5 (0.30%) SAP HR
7 3 (0.18%) Salesforce CRM
7 3 (0.18%) SAP Payroll
8 2 (0.12%) iTrent
8 2 (0.12%) Sage 200
8 2 (0.12%) Visualfiles
9 1 (0.059%) Demantra
9 1 (0.059%) Elite 3E
9 1 (0.059%) Oracle Applications
9 1 (0.059%) Oracle ASCP
9 1 (0.059%) Primavera
9 1 (0.059%) SAP CRM
Cloud Services
1 248 (14.72%) Azure
2 217 (12.88%) AWS
3 172 (10.21%) Microsoft 365
4 90 (5.34%) Power Platform
5 79 (4.69%) WhatsApp
6 63 (3.74%) SaaS
7 62 (3.68%) Entra ID
8 44 (2.61%) Amazon EKS
9 40 (2.37%) GCP
10 32 (1.90%) AWS Lambda
10 32 (1.90%) Serverless
11 31 (1.84%) Azure DevOps
12 30 (1.78%) Amazon SQS
13 29 (1.72%) Amazon EC2
14 28 (1.66%) Amazon ECS
14 28 (1.66%) Amazon EMR
15 27 (1.60%) Cloud Computing
16 24 (1.42%) PowerApps
17 22 (1.31%) Dynamics 365
18 17 (1.01%) Power Automate
Communications & Networking
1 60 (3.56%) Firewall
2 34 (2.02%) LAN
3 32 (1.90%) Broadband
4 30 (1.78%) DNS
4 30 (1.78%) WAN
5 29 (1.72%) 5G
5 29 (1.72%) TCP/IP
6 26 (1.54%) Internet
7 23 (1.36%) Wireless
8 22 (1.31%) VPN
9 19 (1.13%) DHCP
10 17 (1.01%) Intranet
11 14 (0.83%) SAN
12 13 (0.77%) VoIP
12 13 (0.77%) Wi-Fi
13 12 (0.71%) VLAN
14 11 (0.65%) SSL
15 10 (0.59%) Network Security
15 10 (0.59%) Remote Desktop
16 9 (0.53%) Extranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 144 (8.55%) Big Data
2 121 (7.18%) Hadoop
2 121 (7.18%) NoSQL
3 73 (4.33%) SQL Server
4 59 (3.50%) Power BI
5 39 (2.31%) Apache Hive
6 37 (2.20%) HBase
7 35 (2.08%) Relational Database
8 32 (1.90%) Data Warehouse
9 31 (1.84%) Electronic Patient Records
10 29 (1.72%) Data Lake
11 19 (1.13%) DB2
12 11 (0.65%) Qlik Sense
12 11 (0.65%) Tableau
13 9 (0.53%) Azure SQL Database
14 8 (0.47%) Data Mining
14 8 (0.47%) MySQL
14 8 (0.47%) PostgreSQL
14 8 (0.47%) Power Query
15 6 (0.36%) Metadata
Development Applications
1 52 (3.09%) Git
2 48 (2.85%) Jenkins
3 21 (1.25%) Bitbucket Server
4 20 (1.19%) CircleCI
4 20 (1.19%) Gradle
4 20 (1.19%) Maven
4 20 (1.19%) Travis CI
5 13 (0.77%) JIRA
6 9 (0.53%) Visual Studio
7 7 (0.42%) GitLab
8 6 (0.36%) Eclipse
9 4 (0.24%) TeamCity
10 2 (0.12%) Cypress.io
11 1 (0.059%) Artifactory
11 1 (0.059%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 1 (0.059%) IntelliJ
11 1 (0.059%) Mockito
11 1 (0.059%) MSTest
11 1 (0.059%) NUnit
11 1 (0.059%) QADirector
General
1 793 (47.06%) Finance
2 566 (33.59%) Law
3 523 (31.04%) Social Skills
4 425 (25.22%) Inclusion and Diversity
5 251 (14.90%) Analytical Skills
6 119 (7.06%) Retail
7 96 (5.70%) Banking
8 88 (5.22%) Marketing
9 81 (4.81%) Organisational Skills
10 71 (4.21%) Manufacturing
11 64 (3.80%) Telecoms
12 58 (3.44%) Influencing Skills
13 48 (2.85%) Public Sector
14 31 (1.84%) Pharmaceutical
15 19 (1.13%) Presentation Skills
16 17 (1.01%) Automotive
17 15 (0.89%) Electronics
18 14 (0.83%) Financial Institution
19 12 (0.71%) Local Government
19 12 (0.71%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 312 (18.52%) Analyst
2 310 (18.40%) Software Engineer
3 125 (7.42%) Big Data Engineer
3 125 (7.42%) Big Data Software Engineer
3 125 (7.42%) Java Engineer
4 124 (7.36%) Java Software Engineer
5 112 (6.65%) Senior
6 97 (5.76%) AWS Engineer
7 96 (5.70%) AWS Software Engineer
7 96 (5.70%) Data Engineer
8 93 (5.52%) Architect
9 88 (5.22%) Lead
10 82 (4.87%) Solutions Architect
11 80 (4.75%) IT Support
12 77 (4.57%) Developer
13 69 (4.09%) Project Manager
14 57 (3.38%) Python Engineer
14 57 (3.38%) Scala Engineer
14 57 (3.38%) Scala Software Engineer
15 56 (3.32%) Python Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 120 (7.12%) Spring
2 83 (4.93%) Spring Boot
3 71 (4.21%) .NET
4 69 (4.09%) Kafka
5 42 (2.49%) XML
6 38 (2.26%) React
7 37 (2.20%) HTML
8 32 (1.90%) PySpark
9 30 (1.78%) REST
10 25 (1.48%) ASP.NET
11 22 (1.31%) CSS
11 22 (1.31%) Web Services
12 20 (1.19%) AngularJS
12 20 (1.19%) J2EE
13 18 (1.07%) JSON
14 17 (1.01%) Node.js
15 16 (0.95%) JPA
16 15 (0.89%) JavaBeans
16 15 (0.89%) JMS
16 15 (0.89%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 218 (12.94%) Algorithms
2 133 (7.89%) Management Information System
3 110 (6.53%) Onboarding
4 61 (3.62%) Self-Motivation
5 55 (3.26%) Cloud Native
6 46 (2.73%) Product Ownership
7 35 (2.08%) Driving Licence
8 32 (1.90%) Legacy Code
9 29 (1.72%) Data Centre
10 28 (1.66%) Data Protection Act
10 28 (1.66%) Public Cloud
11 24 (1.42%) Reinsurance
11 24 (1.42%) Robotics
12 22 (1.31%) Data Structures
13 20 (1.19%) Blockchain
14 17 (1.01%) Enterprise Software
15 16 (0.95%) Credit Risk
16 15 (0.89%) Freedom of Information
16 15 (0.89%) SCADA
16 15 (0.89%) SWIFT Messaging Network
Operating Systems
1 142 (8.43%) Windows
2 51 (3.03%) Windows 10
3 49 (2.91%) Windows Server
4 41 (2.43%) Unix
5 39 (2.31%) Apple iOS
6 32 (1.90%) Android
7 24 (1.42%) Linux
8 20 (1.19%) Windows Server 2016
9 11 (0.65%) Windows Server 2012
10 7 (0.42%) Windows Server 2008
10 7 (0.42%) Windows Server 2019
11 6 (0.36%) Windows 8
12 4 (0.24%) Mac OS
13 2 (0.12%) VMS
14 1 (0.059%) Embedded Linux
14 1 (0.059%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 1 (0.059%) Robot Operating System
14 1 (0.059%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 528 (31.34%) Agile
2 429 (25.46%) Risk Management
3 340 (20.18%) Software Engineering
4 317 (18.81%) Problem-Solving
5 314 (18.64%) CI/CD
6 312 (18.52%) Continuous Improvement
7 301 (17.86%) SDLC
8 236 (14.01%) Operational Stability
8 236 (14.01%) Visualisation
9 214 (12.70%) Artificial Intelligence
10 187 (11.10%) Machine Learning
11 186 (11.04%) Decision-Making
12 172 (10.21%) Customer Service
13 157 (9.32%) Microservices
14 153 (9.08%) Community of Practice
15 143 (8.49%) Project Management
16 130 (7.72%) Roadmaps
17 113 (6.71%) Mentoring
18 105 (6.23%) Information Security
19 100 (5.93%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 321 (19.05%) SQL
2 264 (15.67%) Java
3 195 (11.57%) Python
4 64 (3.80%) C#
5 59 (3.50%) Scala
6 38 (2.26%) JavaScript
7 32 (1.90%) PL/SQL
8 29 (1.72%) Ruby
9 22 (1.31%) PowerShell
10 15 (0.89%) TypeScript
11 11 (0.65%) T-SQL
11 11 (0.65%) VB.NET
12 10 (0.59%) C
13 9 (0.53%) PHP
14 5 (0.30%) Data Analysis Expressions
15 4 (0.24%) MATLAB
15 4 (0.24%) VB
16 3 (0.18%) C++
16 3 (0.18%) R
17 2 (0.12%) Perl
Qualifications
1 324 (19.23%) Degree
2 34 (2.02%) Master's Degree
3 33 (1.96%) Microsoft Certification
4 32 (1.90%) Security Cleared
5 27 (1.60%) Computer Science Degree
6 26 (1.54%) CISSP
7 20 (1.19%) SC Cleared
8 16 (0.95%) CISM
9 14 (0.83%) DBS Check
10 13 (0.77%) MCP
11 12 (0.71%) Cisco Certification
12 11 (0.65%) ACCA
13 10 (0.59%) MCSE
13 10 (0.59%) PhD
14 8 (0.47%) A+ Certification
14 8 (0.47%) CompTIA Security+
15 7 (0.42%) MBA
15 7 (0.42%) MRICS
15 7 (0.42%) Network+ Certification
15 7 (0.42%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 88 (5.22%) QA
2 63 (3.74%) GDPR
3 49 (2.91%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 32 (1.90%) Cyber Essentials
5 27 (1.60%) SEPA
5 27 (1.60%) SLA
6 21 (1.25%) NIST
7 20 (1.19%) Data Quality
7 20 (1.19%) PMO
8 16 (0.95%) Good Clinical Practice
9 15 (0.89%) ISO 20022
10 13 (0.77%) Sarbanes-Oxley
11 11 (0.65%) ISO 9001
12 10 (0.59%) NEBOSH
13 9 (0.53%) PCI DSS
14 8 (0.47%) Accessibility
15 7 (0.42%) COSHH
15 7 (0.42%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
16 5 (0.30%) GMP
16 5 (0.30%) HIPAA
System Software
1 107 (6.35%) Active Directory
2 40 (2.37%) Docker
3 37 (2.20%) HDFS
4 30 (1.78%) VMware Infrastructure
5 28 (1.66%) Hyper-V
6 25 (1.48%) Virtual Machines
7 12 (0.71%) Embedded Firmware
7 12 (0.71%) Firmware
8 11 (0.65%) Virtual Desktop
9 9 (0.53%) XenApp
10 8 (0.47%) Terminal Services
11 3 (0.18%) Virtual Servers
11 3 (0.18%) vSphere
11 3 (0.18%) XenDesktop
12 2 (0.12%) BitLocker
12 2 (0.12%) Citrix Hypervisor
12 2 (0.12%) pfSense
12 2 (0.12%) VMware ESXi
12 2 (0.12%) VMware NSX
13 1 (0.059%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 70 (4.15%) Kubernetes
2 33 (1.96%) Terraform
3 32 (1.90%) Microsoft Intune
4 31 (1.84%) SCCM
5 16 (0.95%) SCOM
6 11 (0.65%) Single Sign-On
7 9 (0.53%) Functional Safety
8 7 (0.42%) Ansible
9 4 (0.24%) Jamf Pro
9 4 (0.24%) PaperCut
10 2 (0.12%) Backup Exec
10 2 (0.12%) CSIRT
10 2 (0.12%) FortiGate
10 2 (0.12%) Nessus
11 1 (0.059%) CASB
11 1 (0.059%) Grafana
11 1 (0.059%) NetBackup
11 1 (0.059%) Progress Chef
11 1 (0.059%) Prometheus
11 1 (0.059%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 413 (24.51%) Microsoft
2 83 (4.93%) Oracle
3 77 (4.57%) Databricks
4 58 (3.44%) SAP
5 44 (2.61%) Google
5 44 (2.61%) iManage
6 40 (2.37%) VMware
7 33 (1.96%) Citrix
8 31 (1.84%) Cloudera
8 31 (1.84%) Virgin Media
9 30 (1.78%) Cisco
10 22 (1.31%) IBM
10 22 (1.31%) Informatica
11 20 (1.19%) Pega
12 16 (0.95%) HP
13 13 (0.77%) EMC
14 12 (0.71%) Alteryx
14 12 (0.71%) ServiceNow
15 11 (0.65%) BT
16 9 (0.53%) Apple