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 3 months to 26 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Legal
UK
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 161 169 164
Rank change year-on-year +8 -5  
Permanent jobs citing Legal 1976 1988 2202
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 2.21% 2.05% 1.99%
As % of the General category 5.21% 4.78% 4.46%
Number of salaries quoted 1460 1622 1689
Median salary £50,000 £50,000 £48,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +4.16%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £29,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £72,500 £77,500
UK excluding London median salary £43,000 £45,000 £42,000
% change year-on-year -4.44% +7.14%  

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 with a requirement for common skills.

General Skills
UK
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for common skills 37899 41554 49425
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 42.38% 42.81% 44.59%
Number of salaries quoted 28992 34030 39144
Median salary £52,500 £51,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.94% +3.00%  
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £30,000 £30,750
10% offered a salary of more than £82,500 £80,000 £80,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

Legal
Job Vacancy Trend

The job posting trend of jobs advertised 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 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 3 months to 26 June 2017.

Salary histogram for Legal in the UK

Legal
Top 30 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 3 months to 26 June 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
England +12 1916 £50,000 - 214
London +1 1204 £55,000 - 115
City of London +44 275 £52,500 +5.00% 32
South East +56 216 £42,500 -19.04% 27
North West -21 143 £41,500 -4.59% 22
Manchester -24 100 £40,750 -6.32% 13
West Midlands +29 95 £45,000 - 9
Birmingham +33 80 £45,000 -5.26% 3
East of England -1 79 £45,000 -18.18% 12
Yorkshire -61 73 £42,500 +11.84% 13
South West -13 60 £36,750 -2.00% 10
Buckinghamshire +37 58 £24,000 -42.16% 5
West Yorkshire -13 55 £40,750 +7.23% 11
Berkshire +11 46 £58,000 +16.00% 5
Hertfordshire +16 44 £42,500 -22.72% 4
Milton Keynes +29 43 £47,500 +11.11% 3
Surrey +13 43 £38,500 -26.66% 10
Hampshire +32 38 £40,000 -11.11% 3
Leeds -21 35 £32,500 -13.33% 10
Bristol -26 34 £35,000 -26.31% 3
Cheshire -7 33 £40,000 -36.75% 5
East Midlands -13 28 £38,750 -20.51% 3
Basingstoke +12 21 £31,500 -
Essex -23 19 £45,000 -10.00%
Oxfordshire +10 18 £28,625 -55.96% 1
North East +22 16 £45,000 +50.00% 3
Scotland -9 16 £52,500 +5.00% 8
Watford -1 15 £45,000 -10.00% 2
Bracknell +34 14 £52,000 +15.55% 1
Reading +25 14 £85,000 +30.76%

For the 6 months to 26 June 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 1485 (39.62%) Finance
2 937 (25.00%) Microsoft
3 833 (22.23%) Business Intelligence
4 773 (20.62%) Law
5 754 (20.12%) Agile Software Development
6 731 (19.50%) SQL
7 710 (18.94%) Windows
8 600 (16.01%) SQL Server
9 595 (15.88%) Degree
10 523 (13.95%) Project Management
11 428 (11.42%) Microsoft Office
12 412 (10.99%) ITIL
13 410 (10.94%) JavaScript
14 405 (10.81%) .NET
15 399 (10.65%) Analytical Skills
16 378 (10.09%) Active Directory
17 367 (9.79%) C#
18 365 (9.74%) HTML
19 327 (8.72%) Banking
20 324 (8.64%) Stakeholder Management
21 323 (8.62%) CSS
22 292 (7.79%) Windows 7
23 284 (7.58%) Information Security
24 283 (7.55%) Risk Management
25 265 (7.07%) Retail
26 260 (6.94%) Business Analysis
27 251 (6.70%) SQL Server Reporting Services
28 247 (6.59%) Java
29 246 (6.56%) Windows Server
30 237 (6.32%) Management Information System

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
1 171 (4.56%) MS Exchange
2 158 (4.22%) SharePoint
3 101 (2.69%) CMS
4 76 (2.03%) Exchange Server 2010
5 64 (1.71%) Exchange Server 2013
6 51 (1.36%) Apache
7 45 (1.20%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 36 (0.96%) IIS
9 34 (0.91%) Umbraco
10 31 (0.83%) SAS
11 30 (0.80%) Skype for Business
12 29 (0.77%) SharePoint 2013
13 21 (0.56%) Confluence
14 19 (0.51%) Apache Solr
15 18 (0.48%) Apache Spark
16 15 (0.40%) Exchange Server 2007
17 14 (0.37%) Drupal
18 12 (0.32%) BizTalk Server
18 12 (0.32%) EPiServer
19 11 (0.29%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 428 (11.42%) Microsoft Office
2 222 (5.92%) Microsoft Excel
3 103 (2.75%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 60 (1.60%) MS Visio
5 47 (1.25%) Microsoft Project
6 24 (0.64%) Photoshop
7 19 (0.51%) Adobe Captivate
8 15 (0.40%) Acrobat
9 10 (0.27%) SPSS
10 7 (0.19%) Adobe Illustrator
11 6 (0.16%) Spreadsheet
12 5 (0.13%) Lectora
13 2 (0.053%) AutoCAD
13 2 (0.053%) Camtasia
13 2 (0.053%) Final Cut Pro
13 2 (0.053%) HipChat
13 2 (0.053%) RoboHelp
14 1 (0.027%) CorelDRAW
14 1 (0.027%) InDesign
14 1 (0.027%) SOLIDWORKS
Business Applications
1 46 (1.23%) Visualfiles
2 34 (0.91%) Dynamics CRM
3 31 (0.83%) SAP FI
4 30 (0.80%) SAP CO
4 30 (0.80%) SAP FI/CO
5 27 (0.72%) SAP FSCM
6 21 (0.56%) Actimize
7 20 (0.53%) Dynamics AX
8 18 (0.48%) Magento
9 15 (0.40%) Relativity
10 11 (0.29%) FastStats
10 11 (0.29%) SAP Oil and Gas
11 9 (0.24%) Salesforce.com CRM
11 9 (0.24%) SAP GTS
12 8 (0.21%) Adobe Campaign
12 8 (0.21%) NetSuite
13 7 (0.19%) SAP CRM
13 7 (0.19%) Siebel CRM
13 7 (0.19%) Workfront
14 6 (0.16%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 230 (6.14%) Microsoft Azure
2 79 (2.11%) SaaS
3 71 (1.89%) Office 365
4 64 (1.71%) Amazon AWS
5 32 (0.85%) PaaS
6 31 (0.83%) GitHub
7 28 (0.75%) Mimecast
8 27 (0.72%) IaaS
9 17 (0.45%) Cloud Computing
10 16 (0.43%) Google Analytics
11 12 (0.32%) Google Tag Manager
12 11 (0.29%) FinancialForce.com
13 8 (0.21%) Adobe Analytics
13 8 (0.21%) Google Play
13 8 (0.21%) iTunes
14 7 (0.19%) DigitalOcean
14 7 (0.19%) Heroku
14 7 (0.19%) IBM Blueworks
14 7 (0.19%) Mavenlink
15 4 (0.11%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 166 (4.43%) Firewall
2 137 (3.66%) DNS
3 108 (2.88%) TCP/IP
4 99 (2.64%) VPN
5 89 (2.37%) DHCP
6 78 (2.08%) Network Security
7 75 (2.00%) Internet
8 71 (1.89%) SAN
9 66 (1.76%) WAN
10 65 (1.73%) LAN
11 53 (1.41%) VoIP
12 50 (1.33%) Intranet
13 42 (1.12%) HTTP
14 40 (1.07%) Intrusion Detection
15 35 (0.93%) VLAN
16 34 (0.91%) Cisco ASA
17 30 (0.80%) MPLS
18 28 (0.75%) Skype
19 27 (0.72%) WebEx
20 22 (0.59%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 600 (16.01%) SQL Server
2 251 (6.70%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 200 (5.34%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 194 (5.18%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 171 (4.56%) Data Warehouse
6 170 (4.54%) Power BI
7 152 (4.06%) Relational Database
8 138 (3.68%) MySQL
9 119 (3.18%) SQL Server 2008
10 112 (2.99%) Big Data
11 79 (2.11%) QlikView
12 74 (1.97%) SQL Server 2012
13 64 (1.71%) RDBMS
14 52 (1.39%) Data Mining
15 51 (1.36%) PostgreSQL
16 50 (1.33%) MS Access
17 49 (1.31%) SQL Server 2016
18 48 (1.28%) SQL Server 2014
19 46 (1.23%) NoSQL
20 40 (1.07%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 131 (3.50%) Git (software)
2 78 (2.08%) Visual Studio
3 68 (1.81%) JIRA
4 46 (1.23%) Team Foundation Server
5 38 (1.01%) Subversion
6 31 (0.83%) Jenkins
7 28 (0.75%) Eclipse
8 25 (0.67%) HP UFT
8 25 (0.67%) MSI
8 25 (0.67%) Selenium
9 24 (0.64%) LoadRunner
10 22 (0.59%) Maven
11 17 (0.45%) webpack
12 14 (0.37%) Cucumber
13 12 (0.32%) LSMW
14 11 (0.29%) gulp
14 11 (0.29%) SoapUI
14 11 (0.29%) TeamCity
15 10 (0.27%) PHPUnit
15 10 (0.27%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 1485 (39.62%) Finance
2 773 (20.62%) Law
3 327 (8.72%) Banking
4 265 (7.07%) Retail
5 221 (5.90%) Marketing
6 132 (3.52%) Investment Banking
7 104 (2.77%) Telecoms
8 95 (2.53%) Billing
9 82 (2.19%) Back Office
10 68 (1.81%) Publishing
11 59 (1.57%) Manufacturing
12 48 (1.28%) Retail Banking
13 41 (1.09%) Advertising
14 40 (1.07%) Front Office
15 33 (0.88%) Corporate Banking
16 25 (0.67%) Games
17 22 (0.59%) Financial Institution
18 20 (0.53%) German Language
19 19 (0.51%) Electronics
20 16 (0.43%) French Language
Job Titles
1 955 (25.48%) Analyst
2 691 (18.44%) Developer
3 272 (7.26%) Business Analyst
4 244 (6.51%) Consultant
5 192 (5.12%) Support Analyst
6 189 (5.04%) Project Manager
7 162 (4.32%) Architect
8 146 (3.90%) IT Analyst
9 142 (3.79%) Service Analyst
10 139 (3.71%) IT Manager
11 135 (3.60%) Financial Analyst
12 123 (3.28%) .NET Developer
12 123 (3.28%) Junior
13 109 (2.91%) Security Analyst
13 109 (2.91%) Team Leader
14 106 (2.83%) Trainer
15 104 (2.77%) Senior Developer
16 103 (2.75%) Senior Analyst
17 101 (2.69%) SQL Developer
18 94 (2.51%) Service Desk Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 405 (10.81%) .NET
2 365 (9.74%) HTML
3 323 (8.62%) CSS
4 161 (4.30%) ASP.NET
5 157 (4.19%) jQuery
6 147 (3.92%) Web Services
7 128 (3.42%) XML
8 125 (3.34%) HTML5
9 122 (3.26%) AngularJS
10 104 (2.77%) REST
11 99 (2.64%) .NET Framework
12 93 (2.48%) MDX
13 88 (2.35%) ASP.NET MVC
14 70 (1.87%) ASP.NET Web API
15 66 (1.76%) Twitter Bootstrap
16 63 (1.68%) React
16 63 (1.68%) SOAP
17 55 (1.47%) Node.js
17 55 (1.47%) WCF
18 54 (1.44%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 399 (10.65%) Analytical Skills
2 237 (6.32%) Management Information System
3 158 (4.22%) User Experience
4 105 (2.80%) Computer Science
5 90 (2.40%) Fintech
6 71 (1.89%) Virtual Team
7 70 (1.87%) Data Centre
8 66 (1.76%) Blackberry
9 53 (1.41%) e-Learning
10 50 (1.33%) Mobile App
11 48 (1.28%) Greenfield Project
12 47 (1.25%) Data Protection Act
13 37 (0.99%) iPad
14 32 (0.85%) Social Media
15 31 (0.83%) Video Conferencing
16 29 (0.77%) Smartphone
17 28 (0.75%) Equities
18 27 (0.72%) Derivative
19 25 (0.67%) BYOD
19 25 (0.67%) Hybrid Cloud
Operating Systems
1 710 (18.94%) Windows
2 292 (7.79%) Windows 7
3 246 (6.56%) Windows Server
4 213 (5.68%) Linux
5 136 (3.63%) Windows Server 2008
6 126 (3.36%) Windows Server 2012
7 108 (2.88%) Windows 10
8 95 (2.53%) Unix
9 74 (1.97%) Android
10 58 (1.55%) Apple iOS
11 41 (1.09%) Windows 8
12 21 (0.56%) Windows XP
13 16 (0.43%) Mac OS X
13 16 (0.43%) Windows Server 2003
14 12 (0.32%) Ubuntu
15 10 (0.27%) Debian
16 7 (0.19%) Mac OS
17 6 (0.16%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
18 5 (0.13%) CentOS
19 3 (0.080%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 833 (22.23%) Business Intelligence
2 754 (20.12%) Agile Software Development
3 523 (13.95%) Project Management
4 412 (10.99%) ITIL
5 324 (8.64%) Stakeholder Management
6 284 (7.58%) Information Security
7 283 (7.55%) Risk Management
8 260 (6.94%) Business Analysis
9 221 (5.90%) Mentoring
10 206 (5.50%) MVC
11 189 (5.04%) Service Management
12 185 (4.94%) Analytics
12 185 (4.94%) Change Management
13 180 (4.80%) PRINCE2
14 169 (4.51%) Case Management
15 165 (4.40%) Coaching
16 164 (4.38%) ETL
17 162 (4.32%) Continuous Improvement
18 161 (4.30%) CRM
19 158 (4.22%) Data Protection
Programming Languages
1 731 (19.50%) SQL
2 410 (10.94%) JavaScript
3 367 (9.79%) C#
4 247 (6.59%) Java
5 234 (6.24%) T-SQL
6 159 (4.24%) PHP
7 93 (2.48%) Python
8 77 (2.05%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
9 76 (2.03%) C++
10 72 (1.92%) PowerShell
11 58 (1.55%) VBA
12 50 (1.33%) C
13 48 (1.28%) Scala
14 46 (1.23%) VB
15 36 (0.96%) Ruby
15 36 (0.96%) VB.NET
16 27 (0.72%) Apple Swift
16 27 (0.72%) Perl
17 23 (0.61%) ES6
18 22 (0.59%) ABAP
Qualifications
1 595 (15.88%) Degree
2 204 (5.44%) CISSP
3 157 (4.19%) CISM
4 114 (3.04%) ISEB
5 106 (2.83%) CISA
6 103 (2.75%) Microsoft Certification
7 81 (2.16%) Security Cleared
8 74 (1.97%) ITIL Certification
9 70 (1.87%) Cisco Certification
10 54 (1.44%) SC Cleared
11 48 (1.28%) Computer Science Degree
12 46 (1.23%) MCSE
13 42 (1.12%) GIAC
14 36 (0.96%) ISTQB
15 34 (0.91%) CNA
15 34 (0.91%) Novell Certification
16 32 (0.85%) SANS
17 31 (0.83%) PMI Certification
18 30 (0.80%) Master's Degree
19 29 (0.77%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 172 (4.59%) SLA
2 171 (4.56%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 133 (3.55%) QA
4 71 (1.89%) PMO
5 60 (1.60%) Data Quality
5 60 (1.60%) GDPR
6 45 (1.20%) PCI DSS
7 35 (0.93%) Cyber Essentials
8 30 (0.80%) MiFID
9 27 (0.72%) WCAG
10 23 (0.61%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
11 21 (0.56%) EMIR
12 20 (0.53%) Dodd-Frank
12 20 (0.53%) ISO 9001
13 18 (0.48%) COBIT
14 17 (0.45%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
15 16 (0.43%) ISO 22301
16 11 (0.29%) ISO 9000
17 7 (0.19%) Sarbanes-Oxley
17 7 (0.19%) Solvency II
System Software
1 378 (10.09%) Active Directory
2 109 (2.91%) VMware Infrastructure
3 53 (1.41%) Hyper-V
4 37 (0.99%) VMware ESXi
5 36 (0.96%) XenApp
6 26 (0.69%) XenDesktop
7 24 (0.64%) vSphere
8 23 (0.61%) Microsoft App-V
9 22 (0.59%) DFS Replication
9 22 (0.59%) Docker
10 18 (0.48%) Virtual Desktop
11 15 (0.40%) ProxySG
12 13 (0.35%) Firmware
12 13 (0.35%) Varnish
13 9 (0.24%) Virtual Machines
14 7 (0.19%) HDFS
14 7 (0.19%) Terminal Services
15 6 (0.16%) VMware Server
16 4 (0.11%) XenServer
17 3 (0.080%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 65 (1.73%) SCCM
2 21 (0.56%) CSIRT
2 21 (0.56%) Host Intrusion Detection System
3 19 (0.51%) Nessus
4 16 (0.43%) SCOM
5 12 (0.32%) McAfee ePO
6 10 (0.27%) Opscode Chef
7 9 (0.24%) Ambari
7 9 (0.24%) Cisco CUCM
7 9 (0.24%) Puppet
8 7 (0.19%) Failover Clustering
8 7 (0.19%) Nmap
9 6 (0.16%) Nagios
9 6 (0.16%) ServiceCenter
9 6 (0.16%) WSUS
10 5 (0.13%) Computer Emergency Response Teams
10 5 (0.13%) Kubernetes
10 5 (0.13%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
11 4 (0.11%) Ansible
11 4 (0.11%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 937 (25.00%) Microsoft
2 209 (5.58%) Citrix
3 198 (5.28%) VMware
4 171 (4.56%) SAP
5 134 (3.58%) Cisco
5 134 (3.58%) iManage
6 128 (3.42%) Oracle
7 108 (2.88%) Tableau
8 65 (1.73%) Salesforce.com
9 55 (1.47%) Apple
10 53 (1.41%) Adobe
11 51 (1.36%) HP
12 49 (1.31%) Juniper
13 45 (1.20%) CheckPoint
14 40 (1.07%) Google
15 39 (1.04%) NetApp
15 39 (1.04%) Palo Alto
16 28 (0.75%) Informatica
17 26 (0.69%) ServiceNow
17 26 (0.69%) Sun
City, London
Ashdown IT
Salary: £32000 per annum + good benefits
Posted: 3 hours ago
City, London
Venturi
Salary: £20000 per annum + Excellent benefits
Posted: 4 hours ago
Fareham, Hampshire
Lewis Paige
Salary: From £23,000 to £25,000 per annum
Posted: 5 hours ago
Newbury, Berkshire
Douglas-Scott
Salary: £23000 - £26000 per annum + Good Package
Posted: 5 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
onezeero.
Salary: £58000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: 6 hours ago
City, London
Venturi
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + 12% bonus and full benefits
Posted: 5 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £60000.00 - £70000.00 per annum
Posted: 4 hours ago
Exeter, Devon
Talent International
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + bonus and benefits
Posted: 6 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Douglas-Scott
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Good Package
Posted: 5 hours ago
London
Venturi
Salary: £45000.00 - £80000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 hours ago
City, London
Ashdown IT
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 2 hours ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
Douglas-Scott
Salary: £32000 - £45000 per annum + Good Package
Posted: 5 hours ago
London
Venturi
Salary: £35000.00 - £47500.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 hours ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: Highly Competitive Salary and Excellent Benefits
Posted: 5 hours ago
London
Venturi
Salary: £40000.00 - £55000.00 per annum + Bonus & Benefits
Posted: 7 hours ago
Hull, North Humberside
Cloud Computing International
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + bens
Posted: 3 hours ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 3 hours ago
London
Information Technology Services
Salary: £40k - 45k per year + Benefits
Posted: 16 hours ago
London
Information Technology Services
Salary: £40k - 60k per year
Posted: 16 hours ago
London
Information Technology Services
Salary: £60k - 65k per year + Benefits
Posted: 16 hours ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Plan-Net
Salary: Unspecified Competitive rate
Posted: 3 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Plan-Net
Salary: Unspecified Competitive rate
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Streamline Connections
Salary: £75000 - £85000 per annum + bonus and benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
East London
Condeco Ltd
Salary: £65000 - £80000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 hours ago
Surrey
Venturi
Salary: £40000.00 - £50000.00 per annum + Bonus & Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Venturi
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Bonus & Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Venturi
Salary: £55000.00 - £80000.00 per annum + company benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Plan-Net
Salary: Competitive rate
Posted: 3 days ago
Stockport, Cheshire
Searchability
Salary: £40000 - £48000 per annum + Bonus, Pension, Health Insurance
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
ZenTech Talent
Salary: £24000 - £28000 per annum + Bens
Posted: 3 days ago