Period
to 18 October 2017

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Legal in permanent job vacancies. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Legal over the 6 months to 18 October 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Legal
UK
6 months to
18 Oct 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 157 166 175
Rank change year-on-year +9 +9 -18
Permanent jobs citing Legal 3894 3955 4231
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 2.23% 2.06% 1.94%
As % of the General category 5.13% 4.85% 4.38%
Number of salaries quoted 2636 3190 3148
UK median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.26% -
10th Percentile £29,750 £29,091 £27,259
90th Percentile £81,250 £76,375 £78,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £45,000 £43,000
% change year-on-year -5.56% +4.65% +7.50%

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 with a requirement for common skills.

All General Skills
UK
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for common skills 75899 81514 96660
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 43.46% 42.52% 44.38%
Number of salaries quoted 55094 66550 76850
UK median annual salary £52,000 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.00% - -
10th Percentile £29,000 £28,750 £28,500
90th Percentile £85,000 £83,750 £81,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year - +5.88% -

Legal
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing Legal as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for Legal in the UK

Legal
Salary Trend

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

Salary trend for Legal in the UK

Legal
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Legal over the 6 months to 18 October 2017.

Salary histogram for Legal in the UK

Legal
Top 17 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Legal within the UK over the 6 months to 18 October 2017. 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
England +3 3633 £50,000 - 287
London -2 2267 £55,000 - 147
UK excluding London +20 1508 £42,500 -5.56% 146
South East +57 491 £44,000 -12.00% 46
North of England -36 395 £41,500 +3.75% 46
North West -24 222 £40,000 -4.76% 35
Midlands -20 210 £45,000 - 17
West Midlands -4 154 £45,000 +5.88% 13
Yorkshire -80 142 £40,000 - 10
South West +6 123 £37,500 -16.67% 11
East of England -9 122 £45,000 -18.18% 19
Northern Ireland +29 81 £45,000 +28.57% 1
Scotland +10 65 £40,000 -20.00% 4
East Midlands +23 56 £42,500 -15.00% 4
North East +43 31 £67,500 +237.50% 1
Wales +18 20 £45,500 +19.74% 2
Isle of Man - 3 - -

For the 6 months to 18 October 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 with a requirement for Legal.

1 1730 (44.43%) Finance
2 887 (22.78%) Microsoft
3 779 (20.01%) Agile Software Development
4 734 (18.85%) Law
5 727 (18.67%) Project Management
6 726 (18.64%) Degree
7 667 (17.13%) Business Intelligence
8 638 (16.38%) SQL
9 633 (16.26%) Windows
10 583 (14.97%) Analytical Skills
11 504 (12.94%) SQL Server
12 473 (12.15%) Microsoft Office
12 473 (12.15%) Banking
13 449 (11.53%) Retail
14 441 (11.33%) ITIL
15 406 (10.43%) Active Directory
16 385 (9.89%) JavaScript
17 381 (9.78%) Information Security
18 376 (9.66%) .NET
19 368 (9.45%) HTML
19 368 (9.45%) Asset Management
20 335 (8.60%) C#
21 331 (8.50%) CSS
21 331 (8.50%) Management Information System
22 329 (8.45%) Stakeholder Management
23 321 (8.24%) Investment Banking
24 311 (7.99%) Wealth Management
25 301 (7.73%) Risk Management
26 276 (7.09%) Retail Banking
27 271 (6.96%) Business Analysis

Legal
Co-occurring IT Skills 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
1 189 (4.85%) MS Exchange
2 182 (4.67%) SharePoint
3 100 (2.57%) Exchange Server 2010
4 85 (2.18%) Exchange Server 2013
5 71 (1.82%) Skype for Business
6 65 (1.67%) CMS
7 54 (1.39%) Apache Spark
8 45 (1.16%) IIS
9 44 (1.13%) Apache
10 34 (0.87%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
11 21 (0.54%) NetWeaver
12 20 (0.51%) SharePoint 2013
13 19 (0.49%) SharePoint Server
14 18 (0.46%) BizTalk Server
15 16 (0.41%) Exchange Server 2003
15 16 (0.41%) Exchange Server 2007
16 15 (0.39%) Apache Solr
17 14 (0.36%) K2 blackpearl
17 14 (0.36%) Oracle SOA Suite
17 14 (0.36%) WebSphere
Applications
1 473 (12.15%) Microsoft Office
2 226 (5.80%) Microsoft Excel
3 116 (2.98%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 81 (2.08%) MS Visio
5 76 (1.95%) Microsoft Project
6 26 (0.67%) Photoshop
7 19 (0.49%) Adobe Captivate
8 11 (0.28%) Adobe Illustrator
9 8 (0.21%) Acrobat
10 7 (0.18%) Camtasia
11 5 (0.13%) Lectora
12 4 (0.10%) InfoPath
12 4 (0.10%) Spreadsheet
12 4 (0.10%) SPSS
13 2 (0.051%) Final Cut Pro
13 2 (0.051%) InVision
14 1 (0.026%) Adobe Creative Suite
14 1 (0.026%) OrCAD
14 1 (0.026%) SPSS Modeler
14 1 (0.026%) UserZoom
Business Applications
1 41 (1.05%) Dynamics CRM
2 38 (0.98%) SAP FI
3 37 (0.95%) SAP CO
3 37 (0.95%) SAP FI/CO
4 23 (0.59%) SAP S/4HANA
4 23 (0.59%) Visualfiles
5 20 (0.51%) OpenText VIM for SAP
5 20 (0.51%) Relativity
6 19 (0.49%) NetSuite
7 17 (0.44%) SAP FSCM
8 14 (0.36%) SAP BPC
9 12 (0.31%) Dynamics AX
10 10 (0.26%) FastStats
11 9 (0.23%) SAP GTS
12 8 (0.21%) Dynamics NAV
12 8 (0.21%) Workfront
13 7 (0.18%) Magento
14 6 (0.15%) Dynamics GP
14 6 (0.15%) Oracle Cash Management
14 6 (0.15%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 225 (5.78%) Microsoft Azure
2 146 (3.75%) Amazon AWS
3 119 (3.06%) SaaS
4 102 (2.62%) Office 365
5 58 (1.49%) Mimecast
6 32 (0.82%) GitHub
7 30 (0.77%) IaaS
8 28 (0.72%) PaaS
9 15 (0.39%) Cloud Computing
10 13 (0.33%) Azure Active Directory
10 13 (0.33%) G Suite
10 13 (0.33%) iPaaS
11 12 (0.31%) Sumo Logic
12 11 (0.28%) Google Analytics
13 8 (0.21%) FinancialForce
13 8 (0.21%) Mavenlink
14 7 (0.18%) DigitalOcean
14 7 (0.18%) Heroku
14 7 (0.18%) IBM Blueworks
14 7 (0.18%) npm
Communications & Networking
1 146 (3.75%) Firewall
2 118 (3.03%) DNS
3 88 (2.26%) TCP/IP
3 88 (2.26%) VPN
4 82 (2.11%) DHCP
5 73 (1.87%) Skype
6 71 (1.82%) SAN
6 71 (1.82%) WAN
7 67 (1.72%) Network Security
8 59 (1.52%) LAN
9 57 (1.46%) VLAN
10 56 (1.44%) Internet
11 55 (1.41%) Intranet
12 49 (1.26%) VoIP
13 39 (1.00%) Remote Desktop
14 37 (0.95%) Cisco ASA
15 34 (0.87%) HTTP
16 33 (0.85%) Unified Communications
17 32 (0.82%) MPLS
18 25 (0.64%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 504 (12.94%) SQL Server
2 188 (4.83%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 153 (3.93%) Relational Database
4 134 (3.44%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 120 (3.08%) MySQL
6 112 (2.88%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 106 (2.72%) Big Data
8 94 (2.41%) Power BI
9 88 (2.26%) Data Warehouse
10 75 (1.93%) PostgreSQL
11 70 (1.80%) RDBMS
12 67 (1.72%) SQL Server 2008
13 66 (1.69%) Oracle Database
14 46 (1.18%) QlikView
15 45 (1.16%) Oracle Database 10g
16 37 (0.95%) NoSQL
17 32 (0.82%) SQL Server 2012
18 30 (0.77%) SAP Data Services
19 28 (0.72%) SAP BW
20 27 (0.69%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 113 (2.90%) Git (software)
2 69 (1.77%) Visual Studio
3 50 (1.28%) Team Foundation Server
4 47 (1.21%) JIRA
5 43 (1.10%) Subversion
6 42 (1.08%) Jenkins
7 28 (0.72%) webpack
8 22 (0.56%) Bitbucket
8 22 (0.56%) gulp
9 20 (0.51%) JUnit
9 20 (0.51%) Selenium
10 15 (0.39%) TeamCity
11 14 (0.36%) GitLab
12 13 (0.33%) PHPUnit
13 12 (0.31%) Eclipse
13 12 (0.31%) Maven
13 12 (0.31%) Octopus Deploy
14 11 (0.28%) Jasmine
15 10 (0.26%) Grunt
15 10 (0.26%) Protractor
General
1 1730 (44.43%) Finance
2 734 (18.85%) Law
3 473 (12.15%) Banking
4 449 (11.53%) Retail
5 321 (8.24%) Investment Banking
6 276 (7.09%) Retail Banking
7 242 (6.21%) Marketing
8 134 (3.44%) Telecoms
9 89 (2.29%) Back Office
10 80 (2.05%) Billing
11 78 (2.00%) Manufacturing
12 47 (1.21%) Advertising
13 46 (1.18%) German Language
14 37 (0.95%) Games
15 33 (0.85%) Publishing
16 30 (0.77%) Electronics
16 30 (0.77%) Financial Institution
17 29 (0.74%) Front Office
18 27 (0.69%) Corporate Banking
19 17 (0.44%) French Language
Job Titles
1 952 (24.45%) Analyst
2 608 (15.61%) Developer
3 290 (7.45%) Business Analyst
4 249 (6.39%) Consultant
5 215 (5.52%) Project Manager
6 205 (5.26%) Financial Analyst
7 203 (5.21%) IT Analyst
8 182 (4.67%) IT Manager
9 178 (4.57%) Support Analyst
10 164 (4.21%) Architect
11 157 (4.03%) Service Analyst
12 142 (3.65%) .NET Developer
13 131 (3.36%) Finance Business Analyst
14 129 (3.31%) Service Desk Analyst
15 118 (3.03%) Business IT Analyst
15 118 (3.03%) IT Business Analyst
16 116 (2.98%) Senior Analyst
17 103 (2.65%) Business Finance Analyst
18 95 (2.44%) Senior Developer
19 91 (2.34%) Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 376 (9.66%) .NET
2 368 (9.45%) HTML
3 331 (8.50%) CSS
4 181 (4.65%) ASP.NET
5 175 (4.49%) jQuery
6 173 (4.44%) Web Services
7 165 (4.24%) AngularJS
8 148 (3.80%) HTML5
9 107 (2.75%) REST
10 105 (2.70%) XML
11 92 (2.36%) Node.js
12 83 (2.13%) Twitter Bootstrap
13 81 (2.08%) ASP.NET MVC
14 79 (2.03%) .NET Framework
15 75 (1.93%) React
16 70 (1.80%) WCF
17 64 (1.64%) RESTful
18 62 (1.59%) CSS3
19 55 (1.41%) MDX
19 55 (1.41%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 583 (14.97%) Analytical Skills
2 331 (8.50%) Management Information System
3 172 (4.42%) Computer Science
4 154 (3.95%) Reference Data
5 115 (2.95%) User Experience
6 78 (2.00%) Virtual Team
7 67 (1.72%) Cyberthreat
7 67 (1.72%) Data Centre
8 65 (1.67%) e-Learning
9 63 (1.62%) Mobile App
10 62 (1.59%) Blackberry
11 58 (1.49%) Enterprise Software
12 55 (1.41%) Fintech
13 38 (0.98%) Data Protection Act
14 31 (0.80%) Social Media
15 25 (0.64%) Fixed Income
15 25 (0.64%) Greenfield Project
16 24 (0.62%) iPad
16 24 (0.62%) iPhone
17 23 (0.59%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 633 (16.26%) Windows
2 251 (6.45%) Windows 7
3 224 (5.75%) Windows Server
4 186 (4.78%) Linux
5 133 (3.42%) Windows Server 2008
6 131 (3.36%) Windows Server 2012
7 105 (2.70%) Windows 10
8 91 (2.34%) Android
9 65 (1.67%) Unix
10 52 (1.34%) Apple iOS
11 35 (0.90%) Windows 8
12 15 (0.39%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 13 (0.33%) Windows Server 2003
14 12 (0.31%) Mac OS
15 11 (0.28%) Mac OS X
16 9 (0.23%) Ubuntu
16 9 (0.23%) Windows XP
17 7 (0.18%) Debian
18 5 (0.13%) VMS
19 3 (0.077%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 779 (20.01%) Agile Software Development
2 727 (18.67%) Project Management
3 667 (17.13%) Business Intelligence
4 441 (11.33%) ITIL
5 381 (9.78%) Information Security
6 368 (9.45%) Asset Management
7 329 (8.45%) Stakeholder Management
8 311 (7.99%) Wealth Management
9 301 (7.73%) Risk Management
10 271 (6.96%) Business Analysis
11 251 (6.45%) Data Protection
12 226 (5.80%) Data Management
13 221 (5.68%) Scrum
14 220 (5.65%) SDLC
15 209 (5.37%) Analytics
16 207 (5.32%) Change Management
17 201 (5.16%) Coaching
18 197 (5.06%) Mentoring
19 188 (4.83%) Continuous Improvement
19 188 (4.83%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 638 (16.38%) SQL
2 385 (9.89%) JavaScript
3 335 (8.60%) C#
4 239 (6.14%) Java
5 180 (4.62%) T-SQL
6 137 (3.52%) Python
7 132 (3.39%) PHP
8 70 (1.80%) PowerShell
9 58 (1.49%) Scala
10 55 (1.41%) VBA
11 53 (1.36%) C++
11 53 (1.36%) VB
12 52 (1.34%) VB.NET
13 47 (1.21%) Ruby
14 45 (1.16%) C
15 43 (1.10%) ABAP
16 38 (0.98%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
17 24 (0.62%) Perl
18 21 (0.54%) Go
18 21 (0.54%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 726 (18.64%) Degree
2 198 (5.08%) CISSP
3 158 (4.06%) CISM
4 92 (2.36%) Microsoft Certification
5 86 (2.21%) CISA
6 78 (2.00%) Computer Science Degree
7 74 (1.90%) Security Cleared
8 66 (1.69%) Cisco Certification
9 65 (1.67%) SC Cleared
10 61 (1.57%) ISEB
11 60 (1.54%) ITIL Certification
12 43 (1.10%) MCSE
12 43 (1.10%) PMP
13 40 (1.03%) GIAC
14 39 (1.00%) PMI Certification
15 33 (0.85%) CCNA
16 30 (0.77%) PRINCE2 Certification
16 30 (0.77%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
17 26 (0.67%) CIMA
18 25 (0.64%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 220 (5.65%) QA
2 203 (5.21%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 157 (4.03%) SLA
4 153 (3.93%) GDPR
5 99 (2.54%) PCI DSS
6 73 (1.87%) PMO
7 63 (1.62%) Data Quality
8 34 (0.87%) ISO 9001
8 34 (0.87%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
9 31 (0.80%) COBIT
10 26 (0.67%) Cyber Essentials
10 26 (0.67%) Sarbanes-Oxley
11 22 (0.56%) MiFID
12 18 (0.46%) EMIR
13 15 (0.39%) Dodd-Frank
13 15 (0.39%) ISO 22301
14 10 (0.26%) ISO/IEC 20000
15 8 (0.21%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
16 7 (0.18%) SAS 70
17 5 (0.13%) ISO 14001
System Software
1 406 (10.43%) Active Directory
2 114 (2.93%) VMware Infrastructure
3 86 (2.21%) Docker
4 48 (1.23%) VMware ESXi
5 47 (1.21%) Hyper-V
6 27 (0.69%) vSphere
7 25 (0.64%) XenApp
8 22 (0.56%) DFS Replication
9 17 (0.44%) ProxySG
10 13 (0.33%) Varnish
10 13 (0.33%) XenDesktop
11 11 (0.28%) Microsoft App-V
12 10 (0.26%) Oracle RAC
12 10 (0.26%) Virtual Desktop
13 8 (0.21%) Virtual Servers
14 7 (0.18%) HDFS
14 7 (0.18%) Terminal Services
15 5 (0.13%) Microsoft Virtual Server
15 5 (0.13%) VMware Server
16 4 (0.10%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 92 (2.36%) SCCM
2 47 (1.21%) Kubernetes
3 31 (0.80%) Puppet
3 31 (0.80%) SCOM
4 28 (0.72%) Nessus
5 26 (0.67%) Opscode Chef
6 20 (0.51%) Ansible
6 20 (0.51%) McAfee ePO
7 14 (0.36%) AirWatch
8 12 (0.31%) vCenter Server
9 10 (0.26%) Terraform
10 9 (0.23%) Nmap
11 8 (0.21%) Cisco CUCM
11 8 (0.21%) RSA Archer
12 7 (0.18%) Computer Emergency Response Teams
12 7 (0.18%) WSUS
13 6 (0.15%) FortiGate
14 5 (0.13%) EnCase
14 5 (0.13%) Failover Clustering
14 5 (0.13%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
Vendors
1 887 (22.78%) Microsoft
2 248 (6.37%) Oracle
3 232 (5.96%) SAP
4 220 (5.65%) VMware
5 197 (5.06%) Citrix
6 190 (4.88%) iManage
7 156 (4.01%) Cisco
8 75 (1.93%) Salesforce.com
9 62 (1.59%) Tableau
10 53 (1.36%) CheckPoint
11 48 (1.23%) Adobe
12 45 (1.16%) NetApp
13 44 (1.13%) Juniper
13 44 (1.13%) Splunk
14 43 (1.10%) Google
15 38 (0.98%) HP
16 37 (0.95%) Palo Alto
17 36 (0.92%) Avaya
18 29 (0.74%) Informatica
18 29 (0.74%) Symantec