Period
to 21 November 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 21 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Legal
UK
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 168 166 174
Rank change year-on-year -2 +8 -17
Permanent jobs citing Legal 3879 3903 4290
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 2.14% 2.07% 1.97%
As % of the General category 4.87% 4.83% 4.38%
Number of salaries quoted 2686 3142 3180
UK median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £48,750
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% +2.56% +5.98%
10th Percentile £29,750 £29,107 £27,500
90th Percentile £81,250 £77,500 £78,075
UK excluding London median annual salary £43,500 £44,500 £44,500
% change year-on-year -2.25% - +11.25%

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 79619 80804 97931
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 44.01% 42.77% 45.06%
Number of salaries quoted 58159 65845 78267
UK median annual salary £50,198 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +0.40% - -
10th Percentile £29,250 £29,000 £28,750
90th Percentile £85,000 £85,000 £82,500
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 21 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Legal in the UK

Legal
Top 16 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 21 November 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 -5 3603 £52,500 +5.00% 253
London +2 2240 £55,000 - 132
UK excluding London +2 1510 £43,500 -2.25% 134
South East +33 493 £45,000 -7.69% 38
North of England -40 409 £42,500 +6.25% 34
North West -18 239 £42,750 +6.88% 16
Midlands -18 191 £45,000 +5.88% 13
West Midlands -16 140 £45,000 +8.43% 8
Yorkshire -81 139 £40,000 - 16
East of England -26 123 £45,000 -16.67% 20
South West +29 120 £37,500 -21.05% 17
Northern Ireland +28 85 £42,500 +21.43% 4
Scotland +7 70 £40,000 -20.00% 6
East Midlands +11 51 £44,000 -12.00% 5
North East +30 31 £67,500 +237.50% 2
Wales +20 21 £42,500 +22.30% 3

For the 6 months to 21 November 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 1765 (45.50%) Finance
2 885 (22.82%) Microsoft
3 775 (19.98%) Law
4 740 (19.08%) Agile Software Development
5 736 (18.97%) Project Management
6 660 (17.01%) Degree
7 635 (16.37%) SQL
7 635 (16.37%) Windows
8 569 (14.67%) Analytical Skills
9 563 (14.51%) Business Intelligence
10 485 (12.50%) Microsoft Office
11 470 (12.12%) Banking
12 446 (11.50%) ITIL
13 436 (11.24%) SQL Server
14 428 (11.03%) Information Security
15 419 (10.80%) Active Directory
16 369 (9.51%) Asset Management
17 361 (9.31%) JavaScript
18 344 (8.87%) .NET
19 331 (8.53%) C#
20 327 (8.43%) Management Information System
21 325 (8.38%) HTML
22 321 (8.28%) Risk Management
23 314 (8.09%) Stakeholder Management
24 305 (7.86%) Investment Banking
25 296 (7.63%) Wealth Management
26 294 (7.58%) Data Protection
27 281 (7.24%) CSS
28 272 (7.01%) Retail Banking
29 270 (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
1 185 (4.77%) MS Exchange
2 182 (4.69%) SharePoint
3 96 (2.47%) Exchange Server 2010
4 86 (2.22%) Skype for Business
5 83 (2.14%) Exchange Server 2013
6 71 (1.83%) Apache Spark
7 52 (1.34%) CMS
8 45 (1.16%) IIS
9 42 (1.08%) Apache
10 35 (0.90%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
11 24 (0.62%) NetWeaver
12 21 (0.54%) Exchange Server 2003
13 20 (0.52%) BizTalk Server
14 19 (0.49%) SharePoint Server
15 17 (0.44%) WebSphere
16 14 (0.36%) K2 blackpearl
16 14 (0.36%) SharePoint 2013
17 13 (0.34%) Oracle SOA Suite
18 12 (0.31%) Exchange Server 2007
18 12 (0.31%) MQSeries
Applications
1 485 (12.50%) Microsoft Office
2 226 (5.83%) Microsoft Excel
3 113 (2.91%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 84 (2.17%) MS Visio
5 70 (1.80%) Microsoft Project
6 28 (0.72%) Photoshop
7 20 (0.52%) Adobe Captivate
8 14 (0.36%) Adobe Illustrator
9 10 (0.26%) Acrobat
10 7 (0.18%) Camtasia
11 5 (0.13%) InfoPath
11 5 (0.13%) SPSS
12 4 (0.10%) Spreadsheet
13 3 (0.077%) Mathematica
14 2 (0.052%) Final Cut Pro
14 2 (0.052%) InVision
14 2 (0.052%) Lectora
15 1 (0.026%) Chatbot
15 1 (0.026%) SPSS Modeler
15 1 (0.026%) UserZoom
Business Applications
1 40 (1.03%) Dynamics CRM
2 38 (0.98%) SAP FI
3 37 (0.95%) SAP CO
3 37 (0.95%) SAP FI/CO
4 29 (0.75%) Visualfiles
5 28 (0.72%) SAP S/4HANA
6 25 (0.64%) OpenText VIM for SAP
7 20 (0.52%) Relativity
8 17 (0.44%) SAP BPC
9 16 (0.41%) NetSuite
10 13 (0.34%) SAP FSCM
11 12 (0.31%) Dynamics NAV
12 9 (0.23%) SAP GRC
13 8 (0.21%) Dynamics AX
14 6 (0.15%) Dynamics GP
14 6 (0.15%) FastStats
14 6 (0.15%) Oracle EBS
14 6 (0.15%) Payment Gateway
15 5 (0.13%) SAP ERP
15 5 (0.13%) SAP GTS
Cloud Services
1 205 (5.28%) Microsoft Azure
2 169 (4.36%) Amazon AWS
3 129 (3.33%) Office 365
4 128 (3.30%) SaaS
5 73 (1.88%) Mimecast
6 32 (0.82%) PaaS
7 31 (0.80%) IaaS
8 23 (0.59%) GitHub
9 19 (0.49%) Cloud Computing
10 13 (0.34%) Azure Active Directory
10 13 (0.34%) G Suite
11 12 (0.31%) iPaaS
11 12 (0.31%) Sumo Logic
12 11 (0.28%) Google Analytics
13 7 (0.18%) npm
14 6 (0.15%) IBM Blueworks
15 5 (0.13%) DigitalOcean
15 5 (0.13%) FinancialForce
15 5 (0.13%) Google Cloud Platform
15 5 (0.13%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 152 (3.92%) Firewall
2 97 (2.50%) DNS
3 92 (2.37%) TCP/IP
4 91 (2.35%) VPN
5 87 (2.24%) Skype
6 78 (2.01%) DHCP
7 72 (1.86%) WAN
8 68 (1.75%) SAN
9 62 (1.60%) LAN
10 61 (1.57%) Network Security
11 54 (1.39%) VLAN
12 53 (1.37%) Intranet
13 52 (1.34%) Remote Desktop
14 49 (1.26%) Internet
14 49 (1.26%) VoIP
15 42 (1.08%) Unified Communications
16 32 (0.82%) Cisco ASA
17 30 (0.77%) HTTP
18 28 (0.72%) Wireless
19 26 (0.67%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 436 (11.24%) SQL Server
2 154 (3.97%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 119 (3.07%) Relational Database
4 108 (2.78%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 98 (2.53%) MySQL
6 96 (2.47%) Big Data
7 76 (1.96%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 75 (1.93%) PostgreSQL
9 74 (1.91%) Oracle Database
10 72 (1.86%) Data Warehouse
11 58 (1.50%) Power BI
12 49 (1.26%) RDBMS
13 47 (1.21%) NoSQL
14 46 (1.19%) SQL Server 2008
15 45 (1.16%) Oracle Database 10g
16 32 (0.82%) QlikView
17 29 (0.75%) SAP BW
18 27 (0.70%) SAP Data Services
19 24 (0.62%) Hadoop
20 23 (0.59%) DataStage
Development Applications
1 86 (2.22%) Git (software)
2 65 (1.68%) Visual Studio
3 56 (1.44%) Team Foundation Server
4 47 (1.21%) JIRA
5 45 (1.16%) Jenkins
6 28 (0.72%) webpack
7 26 (0.67%) Subversion
8 23 (0.59%) Selenium
9 21 (0.54%) Bitbucket
9 21 (0.54%) gulp
9 21 (0.54%) JUnit
10 15 (0.39%) Eclipse
10 15 (0.39%) PHPUnit
10 15 (0.39%) TeamCity
11 13 (0.34%) GitLab
11 13 (0.34%) Jasmine
12 12 (0.31%) Cucumber
12 12 (0.31%) Protractor
13 10 (0.26%) Grunt
13 10 (0.26%) Octopus Deploy
General
1 1765 (45.50%) Finance
2 775 (19.98%) Law
3 470 (12.12%) Banking
4 305 (7.86%) Investment Banking
5 272 (7.01%) Retail Banking
6 266 (6.86%) Marketing
7 165 (4.25%) Retail
8 153 (3.94%) Telecoms
9 94 (2.42%) Back Office
10 87 (2.24%) Manufacturing
11 57 (1.47%) Advertising
12 53 (1.37%) Billing
13 43 (1.11%) German Language
13 43 (1.11%) Publishing
14 38 (0.98%) Games
15 34 (0.88%) Electronics
15 34 (0.88%) Financial Institution
16 31 (0.80%) Corporate Banking
17 29 (0.75%) Front Office
18 16 (0.41%) French Language
Job Titles
1 948 (24.44%) Analyst
2 518 (13.35%) Developer
3 287 (7.40%) Business Analyst
4 242 (6.24%) Consultant
5 220 (5.67%) Project Manager
6 203 (5.23%) IT Analyst
7 194 (5.00%) Financial Analyst
8 184 (4.74%) IT Manager
9 174 (4.49%) Service Analyst
10 163 (4.20%) Support Analyst
11 162 (4.18%) Architect
12 155 (4.00%) Service Desk Analyst
13 133 (3.43%) .NET Developer
14 128 (3.30%) Finance Business Analyst
15 120 (3.09%) Senior Analyst
16 110 (2.84%) Business IT Analyst
16 110 (2.84%) IT Business Analyst
17 97 (2.50%) Business Finance Analyst
18 90 (2.32%) Legal Analyst
19 89 (2.29%) Security Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 344 (8.87%) .NET
2 325 (8.38%) HTML
3 281 (7.24%) CSS
4 166 (4.28%) Web Services
5 165 (4.25%) AngularJS
6 161 (4.15%) ASP.NET
7 139 (3.58%) HTML5
8 136 (3.51%) jQuery
9 105 (2.71%) XML
10 90 (2.32%) Node.js
11 86 (2.22%) Natural Language Processing
12 82 (2.11%) Twitter Bootstrap
13 81 (2.09%) REST
14 78 (2.01%) .NET Framework
15 70 (1.80%) CSS3
15 70 (1.80%) React
16 69 (1.78%) ASP.NET MVC
17 64 (1.65%) WCF
18 61 (1.57%) RESTful
19 55 (1.42%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 569 (14.67%) Analytical Skills
2 327 (8.43%) Management Information System
3 170 (4.38%) Computer Science
4 147 (3.79%) Reference Data
5 108 (2.78%) User Experience
6 102 (2.63%) Cyberthreat
7 79 (2.04%) Data Centre
8 71 (1.83%) Virtual Team
9 69 (1.78%) Blackberry
10 65 (1.68%) e-Learning
11 63 (1.62%) Enterprise Software
11 63 (1.62%) Mobile App
12 50 (1.29%) Fintech
13 36 (0.93%) Data Protection Act
14 35 (0.90%) iPhone
15 32 (0.82%) Fixed Income
16 31 (0.80%) Greenfield Project
17 28 (0.72%) Social Media
18 27 (0.70%) Algorithms
19 25 (0.64%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 635 (16.37%) Windows
2 265 (6.83%) Windows 7
3 206 (5.31%) Windows Server
4 175 (4.51%) Linux
5 134 (3.45%) Windows Server 2012
6 130 (3.35%) Windows Server 2008
7 114 (2.94%) Windows 10
8 89 (2.29%) Android
9 73 (1.88%) Unix
10 44 (1.13%) Apple iOS
11 32 (0.82%) Windows 8
12 17 (0.44%) Windows Server 2003
13 15 (0.39%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 12 (0.31%) Mac OS X
15 11 (0.28%) Mac OS
16 10 (0.26%) Windows XP
17 6 (0.15%) VMS
18 4 (0.10%) Debian
18 4 (0.10%) Ubuntu
18 4 (0.10%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 740 (19.08%) Agile Software Development
2 736 (18.97%) Project Management
3 563 (14.51%) Business Intelligence
4 446 (11.50%) ITIL
5 428 (11.03%) Information Security
6 369 (9.51%) Asset Management
7 321 (8.28%) Risk Management
8 314 (8.09%) Stakeholder Management
9 296 (7.63%) Wealth Management
10 294 (7.58%) Data Protection
11 270 (6.96%) Business Analysis
12 230 (5.93%) SDLC
13 229 (5.90%) Change Management
14 225 (5.80%) Analytics
15 223 (5.75%) Data Management
16 219 (5.65%) Coaching
17 217 (5.59%) Scrum
18 215 (5.54%) Cybersecurity
19 196 (5.05%) Continuous Improvement
20 188 (4.85%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 635 (16.37%) SQL
2 361 (9.31%) JavaScript
3 331 (8.53%) C#
4 242 (6.24%) Java
5 165 (4.25%) Python
6 149 (3.84%) T-SQL
7 116 (2.99%) PHP
8 71 (1.83%) Ruby
9 63 (1.62%) PowerShell
10 56 (1.44%) VB.NET
11 55 (1.42%) C
12 53 (1.37%) C++
13 50 (1.29%) Scala
14 48 (1.24%) ABAP
15 39 (1.01%) VBA
16 33 (0.85%) VB
17 28 (0.72%) Perl
18 27 (0.70%) Shell Script
19 26 (0.67%) Go
20 18 (0.46%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 660 (17.01%) Degree
2 201 (5.18%) CISSP
3 164 (4.23%) CISM
4 92 (2.37%) Computer Science Degree
5 91 (2.35%) Microsoft Certification
6 78 (2.01%) CISA
7 71 (1.83%) Security Cleared
8 64 (1.65%) ITIL Certification
9 63 (1.62%) SC Cleared
10 59 (1.52%) Cisco Certification
11 57 (1.47%) PMP
12 53 (1.37%) ISEB
13 52 (1.34%) PMI Certification
14 44 (1.13%) MCSE
15 41 (1.06%) GIAC
16 29 (0.75%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
17 28 (0.72%) CCNA
18 27 (0.70%) CEH
18 27 (0.70%) MCP
18 27 (0.70%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 223 (5.75%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 218 (5.62%) QA
3 176 (4.54%) GDPR
4 158 (4.07%) SLA
5 107 (2.76%) PCI DSS
6 76 (1.96%) PMO
7 58 (1.50%) Data Quality
8 41 (1.06%) Cyber Essentials
9 38 (0.98%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
10 35 (0.90%) ISO 9001
11 32 (0.82%) COBIT
12 29 (0.75%) Sarbanes-Oxley
13 20 (0.52%) MiFID
14 16 (0.41%) ISO 22301
15 13 (0.34%) EMIR
16 11 (0.28%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
17 10 (0.26%) Dodd-Frank
17 10 (0.26%) ISO/IEC 20000
18 7 (0.18%) SAS 70
19 6 (0.15%) RMADS
System Software
1 419 (10.80%) Active Directory
2 125 (3.22%) VMware Infrastructure
3 101 (2.60%) Docker
4 42 (1.08%) VMware ESXi
5 37 (0.95%) XenApp
6 36 (0.93%) Hyper-V
7 32 (0.82%) vSphere
8 22 (0.57%) XenDesktop
9 17 (0.44%) DFS Replication
10 14 (0.36%) Virtual Desktop
11 12 (0.31%) ProxySG
12 10 (0.26%) Oracle RAC
12 10 (0.26%) Terminal Services
13 7 (0.18%) Microsoft App-V
13 7 (0.18%) Varnish
13 7 (0.18%) Virtual Servers
14 5 (0.13%) Microsoft Virtual Server
15 4 (0.10%) HDFS
15 4 (0.10%) Terminal Server
16 3 (0.077%) Apache Flume
Systems Management
1 84 (2.17%) SCCM
2 64 (1.65%) Kubernetes
3 42 (1.08%) Puppet
4 30 (0.77%) Ansible
5 27 (0.70%) Opscode Chef
6 25 (0.64%) SCOM
7 24 (0.62%) Nessus
8 18 (0.46%) AirWatch
8 18 (0.46%) Terraform
9 16 (0.41%) vCenter Server
10 15 (0.39%) McAfee ePO
11 9 (0.23%) Host Intrusion Detection System
11 9 (0.23%) Nmap
12 8 (0.21%) CSIRT
12 8 (0.21%) EnCase
12 8 (0.21%) Norton AntiVirus
12 8 (0.21%) RSA Archer
13 7 (0.18%) WSUS
14 6 (0.15%) Cisco CUCM
15 5 (0.13%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 885 (22.82%) Microsoft
2 250 (6.44%) Oracle
3 240 (6.19%) VMware
4 232 (5.98%) SAP
5 220 (5.67%) Citrix
6 202 (5.21%) iManage
7 158 (4.07%) Cisco
8 62 (1.60%) Salesforce.com
9 56 (1.44%) Adobe
10 44 (1.13%) CheckPoint
11 42 (1.08%) HP
11 42 (1.08%) Splunk
12 41 (1.06%) Google
13 38 (0.98%) Avaya
13 38 (0.98%) NetApp
14 37 (0.95%) Tableau
15 32 (0.82%) Juniper
16 30 (0.77%) Sun
16 30 (0.77%) Veeam
17 29 (0.75%) Symantec