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

Legal
UK
6 months to
21 Aug 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 164 169 172
Rank change year-on-year +5 +3 -14
Permanent jobs citing Legal 3796 4087 4212
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 2.16% 2.07% 1.93%
As % of the General category 5.04% 4.80% 4.33%
Number of salaries quoted 2688 3288 3251
UK median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
10th Percentile £29,750 £28,250 £27,500
90th Percentile £82,500 £75,000 £80,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £45,000 £43,000
% change year-on-year -5.56% +4.65% +8.18%

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 75341 85104 97211
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 42.80% 43.19% 44.53%
Number of salaries quoted 55849 69651 76968
UK median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
10th Percentile £29,000 £28,500 £28,250
90th Percentile £85,000 £82,500 £81,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £44,000 £43,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +1.15% +2.35% -

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 August 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 21 August 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 +1 3638 £50,000 - 241
London +1 2278 £55,000 - 126
UK excluding London -2 1412 £42,500 -5.56% 127
South East +45 462 £45,000 -10.00% 37
North of England -50 407 £42,500 +6.25% 35
North West -40 223 £42,500 -3.95% 19
Midlands -26 205 £45,000 - 23
Yorkshire -73 151 £40,000 +3.90% 13
West Midlands -26 140 £45,000 +4.77% 19
South West +34 136 £37,500 -16.67% 5
East of England -24 133 £45,000 -18.18% 14
East Midlands -16 65 £42,500 -10.53% 4
Scotland 0 45 £42,500 -5.56% 9
North East +41 33 £67,500 +125.00% 3
Wales +10 19 £42,500 +11.84% 2
Northern Ireland -11 7 £35,000 - 2
Isle of Man - 3 - -

For the 6 months to 21 August 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 1655 (43.60%) Finance
2 910 (23.97%) Microsoft
3 785 (20.68%) Business Intelligence
4 751 (19.78%) Agile Software Development
5 701 (18.47%) Law
6 692 (18.23%) Degree
7 660 (17.39%) Project Management
8 654 (17.23%) Windows
9 643 (16.94%) SQL
10 546 (14.38%) SQL Server
11 541 (14.25%) Analytical Skills
12 471 (12.41%) Banking
13 450 (11.85%) Retail
14 447 (11.78%) ITIL
15 438 (11.54%) Microsoft Office
16 398 (10.48%) JavaScript
17 382 (10.06%) Active Directory
18 375 (9.88%) .NET
19 371 (9.77%) HTML
20 334 (8.80%) CSS
21 329 (8.67%) C#
22 322 (8.48%) Stakeholder Management
23 319 (8.40%) Asset Management
24 307 (8.09%) Information Security
25 305 (8.03%) Investment Banking
26 290 (7.64%) Management Information System
27 289 (7.61%) Wealth Management
28 277 (7.30%) Risk Management
29 272 (7.17%) Java
30 265 (6.98%) Windows 7

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
1 163 (4.29%) MS Exchange
2 158 (4.16%) SharePoint
3 84 (2.21%) CMS
4 75 (1.98%) Exchange Server 2010
5 67 (1.77%) Exchange Server 2013
6 52 (1.37%) Apache
7 43 (1.13%) IIS
8 39 (1.03%) Skype for Business
9 37 (0.97%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 33 (0.87%) Apache Spark
11 29 (0.76%) SharePoint 2013
12 19 (0.50%) Umbraco
13 18 (0.47%) Apache Solr
14 14 (0.37%) Drupal
14 14 (0.37%) EPiServer
15 13 (0.34%) Exchange Server 2007
16 12 (0.32%) Documentum
17 11 (0.29%) IBM Notes
17 11 (0.29%) SAS
17 11 (0.29%) Tomcat
Applications
1 438 (11.54%) Microsoft Office
2 190 (5.01%) Microsoft Excel
3 97 (2.56%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 52 (1.37%) MS Visio
5 51 (1.34%) Microsoft Project
6 29 (0.76%) Photoshop
7 22 (0.58%) Adobe Captivate
8 10 (0.26%) Adobe Illustrator
9 8 (0.21%) Acrobat
10 5 (0.13%) Lectora
10 5 (0.13%) Spreadsheet
10 5 (0.13%) SPSS
11 3 (0.079%) Camtasia
12 2 (0.053%) Adobe Creative Suite
12 2 (0.053%) AutoCAD
12 2 (0.053%) Final Cut Pro
12 2 (0.053%) InVision
12 2 (0.053%) Revit
13 1 (0.026%) InDesign
13 1 (0.026%) RoboHelp
Business Applications
1 41 (1.08%) SAP FI
2 40 (1.05%) SAP CO
2 40 (1.05%) SAP FI/CO
3 31 (0.82%) Dynamics CRM
4 30 (0.79%) Visualfiles
5 28 (0.74%) SAP FSCM
6 18 (0.47%) Dynamics AX
7 16 (0.42%) Magento
8 15 (0.40%) Relativity
9 12 (0.32%) FastStats
9 12 (0.32%) SAP S/4HANA
10 11 (0.29%) Actimize
10 11 (0.29%) SAP GTS
11 10 (0.26%) OpenText VIM for SAP
12 9 (0.24%) Salesforce.com CRM
13 8 (0.21%) NetSuite
13 8 (0.21%) Oracle Cash Management
14 7 (0.18%) Siebel CRM
14 7 (0.18%) Workfront
15 6 (0.16%) SAP CRM
Cloud Services
1 227 (5.98%) Microsoft Azure
2 103 (2.71%) Amazon AWS
3 93 (2.45%) SaaS
4 87 (2.29%) Office 365
5 31 (0.82%) IaaS
6 28 (0.74%) GitHub
7 27 (0.71%) PaaS
8 21 (0.55%) Mimecast
9 16 (0.42%) Cloud Computing
10 11 (0.29%) G Suite
11 10 (0.26%) Azure Active Directory
11 10 (0.26%) FinancialForce.com
11 10 (0.26%) Google Analytics
12 8 (0.21%) Google Play
12 8 (0.21%) IBM Blueworks
12 8 (0.21%) iTunes
12 8 (0.21%) Sumo Logic
13 7 (0.18%) DigitalOcean
13 7 (0.18%) Heroku
13 7 (0.18%) Mavenlink
Communications & Networking
1 144 (3.79%) Firewall
2 132 (3.48%) DNS
3 88 (2.32%) TCP/IP
4 87 (2.29%) VPN
5 83 (2.19%) DHCP
5 83 (2.19%) SAN
6 71 (1.87%) Network Security
7 64 (1.69%) Internet
8 62 (1.63%) WAN
9 53 (1.40%) Intranet
10 52 (1.37%) LAN
11 49 (1.29%) VoIP
12 45 (1.19%) VLAN
13 39 (1.03%) HTTP
13 39 (1.03%) Skype
14 36 (0.95%) Cisco ASA
15 29 (0.76%) MPLS
16 26 (0.68%) WebEx
17 25 (0.66%) Remote Desktop
18 21 (0.55%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 546 (14.38%) SQL Server
2 217 (5.72%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 177 (4.66%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 168 (4.43%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 149 (3.93%) Relational Database
6 134 (3.53%) Power BI
7 127 (3.35%) Data Warehouse
8 126 (3.32%) MySQL
9 122 (3.21%) Big Data
10 101 (2.66%) SQL Server 2008
11 66 (1.74%) QlikView
12 63 (1.66%) RDBMS
13 51 (1.34%) SQL Server 2012
14 46 (1.21%) PostgreSQL
15 44 (1.16%) MS Access
16 39 (1.03%) SQL Server 2016
17 38 (1.00%) Hadoop
18 37 (0.97%) Oracle Database
19 32 (0.84%) Oracle Database 10g
20 31 (0.82%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 127 (3.35%) Git (software)
2 87 (2.29%) Visual Studio
3 52 (1.37%) JIRA
4 48 (1.26%) Team Foundation Server
5 41 (1.08%) Subversion
6 32 (0.84%) Jenkins
7 26 (0.68%) webpack
8 22 (0.58%) gulp
8 22 (0.58%) Maven
9 18 (0.47%) Eclipse
10 13 (0.34%) MSI
11 11 (0.29%) Bitbucket
11 11 (0.29%) PHPUnit
11 11 (0.29%) Selenium
12 9 (0.24%) HP UFT
12 9 (0.24%) LoadRunner
13 8 (0.21%) Ant
13 8 (0.21%) Cucumber
13 8 (0.21%) LSMW
13 8 (0.21%) Xcode
General
1 1655 (43.60%) Finance
2 701 (18.47%) Law
3 471 (12.41%) Banking
4 450 (11.85%) Retail
5 305 (8.03%) Investment Banking
6 245 (6.45%) Retail Banking
7 232 (6.11%) Marketing
8 138 (3.64%) Telecoms
9 90 (2.37%) Billing
10 85 (2.24%) Manufacturing
11 80 (2.11%) Back Office
12 51 (1.34%) German Language
13 44 (1.16%) Publishing
14 41 (1.08%) Advertising
15 39 (1.03%) Front Office
16 34 (0.90%) Electronics
17 32 (0.84%) Corporate Banking
18 28 (0.74%) Financial Institution
19 27 (0.71%) Games
20 25 (0.66%) French Language
Job Titles
1 937 (24.68%) Analyst
2 632 (16.65%) Developer
3 295 (7.77%) Business Analyst
4 258 (6.80%) Consultant
5 196 (5.16%) Project Manager
6 190 (5.01%) IT Analyst
7 186 (4.90%) Financial Analyst
7 186 (4.90%) Support Analyst
8 166 (4.37%) Architect
9 151 (3.98%) IT Manager
10 146 (3.85%) Service Analyst
11 125 (3.29%) .NET Developer
12 124 (3.27%) Senior Analyst
13 123 (3.24%) Finance Business Analyst
14 115 (3.03%) Business IT Analyst
14 115 (3.03%) IT Business Analyst
15 108 (2.85%) Service Desk Analyst
16 107 (2.82%) Team Leader
17 104 (2.74%) Junior
18 101 (2.66%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 375 (9.88%) .NET
2 371 (9.77%) HTML
3 334 (8.80%) CSS
4 177 (4.66%) jQuery
5 174 (4.58%) ASP.NET
6 171 (4.50%) Web Services
7 130 (3.42%) HTML5
8 119 (3.13%) AngularJS
9 116 (3.06%) XML
10 111 (2.92%) REST
11 89 (2.34%) .NET Framework
12 80 (2.11%) Twitter Bootstrap
13 75 (1.98%) ASP.NET MVC
14 74 (1.95%) MDX
15 67 (1.77%) ASP.NET Web API
15 67 (1.77%) WCF
16 65 (1.71%) React
17 59 (1.55%) JSON
17 59 (1.55%) Node.js
18 56 (1.48%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 541 (14.25%) Analytical Skills
2 290 (7.64%) Management Information System
3 140 (3.69%) Reference Data
4 133 (3.50%) User Experience
5 129 (3.40%) Computer Science
6 69 (1.82%) Blackberry
6 69 (1.82%) Virtual Team
7 63 (1.66%) Fintech
8 61 (1.61%) e-Learning
9 59 (1.55%) Data Centre
10 56 (1.48%) Mobile App
11 49 (1.29%) Data Protection Act
12 33 (0.87%) Enterprise Software
13 31 (0.82%) iPad
14 29 (0.76%) Greenfield Project
15 28 (0.74%) Social Media
16 25 (0.66%) Derivative
17 24 (0.63%) Smartphone
18 23 (0.61%) Algorithms
18 23 (0.61%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 654 (17.23%) Windows
2 265 (6.98%) Windows 7
3 229 (6.03%) Windows Server
4 193 (5.08%) Linux
5 122 (3.21%) Windows Server 2008
6 118 (3.11%) Windows Server 2012
7 112 (2.95%) Windows 10
8 94 (2.48%) Android
9 73 (1.92%) Unix
10 62 (1.63%) Apple iOS
11 38 (1.00%) Windows 8
12 19 (0.50%) Windows XP
13 17 (0.45%) Mac OS X
14 12 (0.32%) Ubuntu
15 11 (0.29%) Debian
16 9 (0.24%) Mac OS
17 8 (0.21%) Windows Server 2003
18 6 (0.16%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
19 4 (0.11%) CentOS
20 1 (0.026%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 785 (20.68%) Business Intelligence
2 751 (19.78%) Agile Software Development
3 660 (17.39%) Project Management
4 447 (11.78%) ITIL
5 322 (8.48%) Stakeholder Management
6 319 (8.40%) Asset Management
7 307 (8.09%) Information Security
8 289 (7.61%) Wealth Management
9 277 (7.30%) Risk Management
10 245 (6.45%) Business Analysis
11 222 (5.85%) Mentoring
12 211 (5.56%) Data Management
13 196 (5.16%) MVC
14 185 (4.87%) Data Protection
15 184 (4.85%) ETL
16 182 (4.79%) Coaching
17 180 (4.74%) Change Management
18 177 (4.66%) Analytics
19 167 (4.40%) Business Development
20 165 (4.35%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 643 (16.94%) SQL
2 398 (10.48%) JavaScript
3 329 (8.67%) C#
4 272 (7.17%) Java
5 197 (5.19%) T-SQL
6 145 (3.82%) PHP
7 91 (2.40%) Python
8 76 (2.00%) PowerShell
9 68 (1.79%) C++
10 61 (1.61%) Scala
11 58 (1.53%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
11 58 (1.53%) VBA
12 56 (1.48%) VB
13 53 (1.40%) C
14 52 (1.37%) VB.NET
15 30 (0.79%) ABAP
16 25 (0.66%) Apple Swift
16 25 (0.66%) Perl
17 23 (0.61%) Ruby
18 22 (0.58%) Go
Qualifications
1 692 (18.23%) Degree
2 196 (5.16%) CISSP
3 153 (4.03%) CISM
4 88 (2.32%) CISA
5 86 (2.27%) Microsoft Certification
6 73 (1.92%) ITIL Certification
7 71 (1.87%) ISEB
8 70 (1.84%) Security Cleared
9 66 (1.74%) Cisco Certification
10 59 (1.55%) Computer Science Degree
11 51 (1.34%) SC Cleared
12 43 (1.13%) MCSE
13 37 (0.97%) GIAC
14 28 (0.74%) CCNA
15 26 (0.68%) PMP
16 24 (0.63%) CompTIA Security+
16 24 (0.63%) Security+ Certification
17 22 (0.58%) CCIE
18 21 (0.55%) PMI Certification
18 21 (0.55%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 198 (5.22%) QA
2 180 (4.74%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 166 (4.37%) SLA
4 102 (2.69%) GDPR
5 72 (1.90%) PCI DSS
6 70 (1.84%) PMO
7 62 (1.63%) Data Quality
8 37 (0.97%) ISO 9001
8 37 (0.97%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
9 33 (0.87%) Cyber Essentials
10 31 (0.82%) MiFID
11 26 (0.68%) COBIT
12 23 (0.61%) EMIR
13 22 (0.58%) Dodd-Frank
14 19 (0.50%) ISO 22301
15 13 (0.34%) ISO/IEC 20000
16 11 (0.29%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
16 11 (0.29%) ISO 9000
17 10 (0.26%) WCAG
18 7 (0.18%) FATCA
System Software
1 382 (10.06%) Active Directory
2 100 (2.63%) VMware Infrastructure
3 51 (1.34%) Hyper-V
4 38 (1.00%) VMware ESXi
5 31 (0.82%) Docker
6 29 (0.76%) XenApp
7 26 (0.68%) DFS Replication
7 26 (0.68%) vSphere
8 24 (0.63%) XenDesktop
9 18 (0.47%) ProxySG
10 16 (0.42%) Virtual Desktop
11 13 (0.34%) Microsoft App-V
11 13 (0.34%) Varnish
12 8 (0.21%) Virtual Machines
12 8 (0.21%) Virtual Servers
13 7 (0.18%) HDFS
14 6 (0.16%) VMware Server
15 5 (0.13%) Firmware
15 5 (0.13%) Microsoft Virtual Server
15 5 (0.13%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 81 (2.13%) SCCM
2 25 (0.66%) Nessus
3 22 (0.58%) SCOM
4 20 (0.53%) McAfee ePO
5 16 (0.42%) Opscode Chef
6 15 (0.40%) Puppet
7 13 (0.34%) Ansible
8 8 (0.21%) Nagios
9 7 (0.18%) Computer Emergency Response Teams
9 7 (0.18%) Kubernetes
10 6 (0.16%) Cisco CUCM
10 6 (0.16%) ServiceCenter
10 6 (0.16%) WSUS
11 5 (0.13%) AirWatch
11 5 (0.13%) Failover Clustering
11 5 (0.13%) FortiGate
11 5 (0.13%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
11 5 (0.13%) Nmap
11 5 (0.13%) Salt
11 5 (0.13%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 910 (23.97%) Microsoft
2 202 (5.32%) Citrix
3 197 (5.19%) SAP
4 192 (5.06%) VMware
5 158 (4.16%) Oracle
6 145 (3.82%) iManage
7 126 (3.32%) Cisco
8 86 (2.27%) Tableau
9 78 (2.05%) Salesforce.com
10 53 (1.40%) Adobe
10 53 (1.40%) Apple
10 53 (1.40%) CheckPoint
11 48 (1.26%) Juniper
12 47 (1.24%) NetApp
13 46 (1.21%) HP
13 46 (1.21%) Palo Alto
14 40 (1.05%) Splunk
15 39 (1.03%) Google
16 33 (0.87%) ServiceNow
17 30 (0.79%) Informatica