Period
to

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 1 July 2022 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Legal
UK
6 months to
1 Jul 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 105 152 171
Rank change year-on-year +47 +19 +44
Permanent jobs citing Legal 5,884 2,533 1,656
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 3.28% 2.37% 2.10%
As % of the General category 4.96% 4.21% 3.86%
Number of salaries quoted 2,115 1,334 1,125
10th Percentile £31,250 £28,430 £30,000
25th Percentile £40,750 £40,000 £38,750
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £55,000 £52,500 £50,250
Median % change year-on-year +4.76% +4.48% -8.64%
75th Percentile £75,000 £67,500 £67,500
90th Percentile £95,000 £82,200 £85,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £47,000 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +4.44% - -5.26%

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 118,629 60,127 42,849
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 66.05% 56.26% 54.29%
Number of salaries quoted 54,079 38,702 33,280
10th Percentile £32,500 £31,250 £31,250
25th Percentile £42,500 £41,250 £40,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £60,000 £55,138 £55,000
Median % change year-on-year +8.82% +0.25% +4.76%
75th Percentile £80,000 £77,500 £75,000
90th Percentile £97,500 £95,000 £95,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.26% - +5.56%

Legal
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for Legal in the UK

Legal
Salary Trend

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Legal.

Salary trend for Legal in the UK

Legal
Salary Histogram

Salary distribution for jobs citing Legal over the 6 months to 1 July 2022.

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 1 July 2022. 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
England +54 5,101 £55,000 +2.80% 421
UK excluding London +56 2,666 £47,000 +4.44% 285
London +27 2,522 £65,000 +8.33% 148
Work from Home +35 2,074 £57,000 +3.64% 131
South East +101 871 £53,500 +13.83% 69
North of England -7 605 £50,000 +11.11% 72
North West +15 436 £50,000 +11.11% 36
Midlands +75 395 £46,000 -12.38% 58
South West +7 382 £45,041 +12.60% 51
East of England +58 282 £52,500 -14.29% 21
West Midlands +49 250 £46,000 -12.38% 32
Scotland +16 158 £40,075 -1.05% 6
Yorkshire -36 154 £47,500 +5.56% 29
East Midlands +37 142 £45,000 -10.00% 26
Northern Ireland +10 31 £47,500 +18.75% 3
Wales -28 24 £52,500 - 5
North East -37 15 £40,000 -11.79% 7

For the 6 months to 1 July 2022, IT jobs citing Legal also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads with a requirement for Legal.

1 2,368 (40.24%) Agile
2 2,137 (36.32%) Social Skills
3 1,916 (32.56%) Finance
4 1,669 (28.37%) Degree
5 1,062 (18.05%) Problem-Solving
6 1,028 (17.47%) Microsoft
7 1,013 (17.22%) Software Engineering
8 975 (16.57%) Azure
9 963 (16.37%) Risk Management
10 959 (16.30%) Law
11 925 (15.72%) SQL
12 887 (15.07%) AWS
13 886 (15.06%) Analytical Skills
14 875 (14.87%) Marketing
15 798 (13.56%) Analytics
16 743 (12.63%) DevOps
16 743 (12.63%) Python
17 680 (11.56%) User Experience
18 662 (11.25%) Mentoring
19 657 (11.17%) Project Management
20 649 (11.03%) JavaScript
21 612 (10.40%) Computer Science
22 602 (10.23%) Coaching
23 597 (10.15%) Information Security
24 585 (9.94%) Java
24 585 (9.94%) Cybersecurity
25 547 (9.30%) React
26 543 (9.23%) Scrum
27 537 (9.13%) Windows
28 534 (9.08%) Microservices

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
1 178 (3.03%) SharePoint
2 99 (1.68%) Confluence
3 79 (1.34%) CMS
4 71 (1.21%) Cloud Foundry
5 66 (1.12%) MS Exchange
6 62 (1.05%) Tornado
7 60 (1.02%) Apache Spark
8 52 (0.88%) Apache
9 34 (0.58%) IIS
10 33 (0.56%) SAS
11 31 (0.53%) Strapi
12 29 (0.49%) WebLogic
13 26 (0.44%) Ethereum
14 20 (0.34%) OpenZeppelin
15 11 (0.19%) ArcGIS
15 11 (0.19%) Jetty
15 11 (0.19%) nginx
15 11 (0.19%) WordPress
16 10 (0.17%) Exchange Server 2013
17 9 (0.15%) Jupyter
Applications
1 371 (6.31%) Microsoft Excel
2 347 (5.90%) Microsoft Office
3 108 (1.84%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 48 (0.82%) Sketch
5 45 (0.76%) Microsoft Project
6 44 (0.75%) Adobe XD
7 38 (0.65%) InVision
8 34 (0.58%) MS Visio
9 27 (0.46%) Photoshop
9 27 (0.46%) Spreadsheet
10 17 (0.29%) AutoCAD
11 14 (0.24%) Acrobat
12 13 (0.22%) Zeplin
13 12 (0.20%) Adobe Illustrator
14 10 (0.17%) CATIA
15 8 (0.14%) InDesign
16 4 (0.068%) Adobe Captivate
16 4 (0.068%) Chatbot
16 4 (0.068%) FrameMaker
16 4 (0.068%) RoboHelp
Business Applications
1 34 (0.58%) SAP HR
2 27 (0.46%) Elite 3E
3 18 (0.31%) Dynamics CRM
3 18 (0.31%) SAP S/4HANA
4 13 (0.22%) Salesforce.com CRM
5 12 (0.20%) SAP CO
5 12 (0.20%) SAP FI
5 12 (0.20%) SAP FI/CO
6 11 (0.19%) Carpe Diem
7 10 (0.17%) Visualfiles
8 9 (0.15%) Oracle EBS
9 6 (0.10%) Distributed Ledger
9 6 (0.10%) SAP CRM
9 6 (0.10%) SAP FSCM
10 5 (0.085%) Relativity
11 4 (0.068%) Adobe Campaign
11 4 (0.068%) NetSuite
11 4 (0.068%) Oracle ERP
11 4 (0.068%) SAP HCM
12 3 (0.051%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 975 (16.57%) Azure
2 887 (15.07%) AWS
3 431 (7.32%) Microsoft 365
4 329 (5.59%) Power Platform
5 314 (5.34%) Serverless
6 247 (4.20%) SaaS
7 236 (4.01%) GCP
8 212 (3.60%) AWS Lambda
9 210 (3.57%) GitHub
10 164 (2.79%) Cloud Computing
11 160 (2.72%) Azure DevOps
12 144 (2.45%) PaaS
13 128 (2.18%) IaaS
14 126 (2.14%) Amazon EC2
15 106 (1.80%) Amazon S3
16 97 (1.65%) Amazon ECS
17 84 (1.43%) Figma
18 80 (1.36%) PowerApps
19 78 (1.33%) Azure Active Directory
20 76 (1.29%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 207 (3.52%) Firewall
2 145 (2.46%) Internet
3 131 (2.23%) DNS
4 96 (1.63%) TCP/IP
5 91 (1.55%) WAN
6 90 (1.53%) DHCP
7 84 (1.43%) VPN
8 83 (1.41%) LAN
9 79 (1.34%) Network Security
10 65 (1.10%) Wireless
11 62 (1.05%) Kerberos
12 60 (1.02%) Wi-Fi
13 54 (0.92%) Intranet
14 53 (0.90%) WebEx
15 37 (0.63%) HTTP
16 29 (0.49%) Intrusion Detection
17 27 (0.46%) SAN
18 23 (0.39%) MPLS
19 22 (0.37%) Broadband
20 21 (0.36%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 271 (4.61%) Power BI
2 263 (4.47%) SQL Server
3 189 (3.21%) Data Warehouse
4 171 (2.91%) Amazon RDS
5 162 (2.75%) NoSQL
6 158 (2.69%) Big Data
7 141 (2.40%) Relational Database
8 134 (2.28%) MongoDB
9 117 (1.99%) Data Lake
10 109 (1.85%) Tableau
11 108 (1.84%) MySQL
12 88 (1.50%) PostgreSQL
13 68 (1.16%) Hadoop
14 66 (1.12%) SQL Server Reporting Services
15 65 (1.10%) DynamoDB
16 63 (1.07%) SQL Server Integration Services
17 49 (0.83%) Azure SQL Database
18 46 (0.78%) Geospatial Data
19 35 (0.59%) Amazon Aurora
20 29 (0.49%) Metadata
Development Applications
1 374 (6.36%) Git (software)
2 274 (4.66%) JIRA
3 244 (4.15%) Jenkins
4 113 (1.92%) Maven
5 78 (1.33%) Cypress.io
6 56 (0.95%) Bitbucket
7 44 (0.75%) webpack
8 43 (0.73%) Grunt
9 37 (0.63%) Visual Studio
10 36 (0.61%) Selenium
11 28 (0.48%) Cucumber
12 25 (0.42%) Team Foundation Server
13 24 (0.41%) GitLab
13 24 (0.41%) Jasmine
14 23 (0.39%) IntelliJ
15 20 (0.34%) Babel
16 19 (0.32%) Burp Suite
16 19 (0.32%) JUnit
17 18 (0.31%) gulp
18 17 (0.29%) Mocha
General
1 2,137 (36.32%) Social Skills
2 1,916 (32.56%) Finance
3 959 (16.30%) Law
4 886 (15.06%) Analytical Skills
5 875 (14.87%) Marketing
6 526 (8.94%) Retail
7 378 (6.42%) Games
8 374 (6.36%) Banking
9 365 (6.20%) Inclusion and Diversity
10 346 (5.88%) Public Sector
11 233 (3.96%) Manufacturing
12 230 (3.91%) Influencing Skills
13 228 (3.87%) Presentation Skills
14 198 (3.37%) Organisational Skills
15 182 (3.09%) Aviation
16 167 (2.84%) Advertising
17 166 (2.82%) Back Office
18 162 (2.75%) Telecoms
19 115 (1.95%) Automotive
20 113 (1.92%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 721 (12.25%) Analyst
2 594 (10.10%) Developer
3 485 (8.24%) Software Engineer
4 278 (4.72%) Architect
5 262 (4.45%) Project Manager
6 232 (3.94%) Senior Software Engineer
7 197 (3.35%) Graduate
8 155 (2.63%) Data Manager
9 150 (2.55%) Senior Developer
10 139 (2.36%) Designer
11 134 (2.28%) Consultant
12 132 (2.24%) IT Manager
13 128 (2.18%) Software Developer
14 117 (1.99%) Product Manager
15 114 (1.94%) Senior Analyst
16 111 (1.89%) IT Analyst
17 108 (1.84%) Solutions Architect
18 101 (1.72%) Business Analyst
19 98 (1.67%) Support Analyst
20 94 (1.60%) Senior Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 547 (9.30%) React
2 429 (7.29%) AngularJS
3 376 (6.39%) HTML
4 362 (6.15%) .NET
5 317 (5.39%) CSS
6 282 (4.79%) Node.js
7 275 (4.67%) REST
8 205 (3.48%) RESTful
9 181 (3.08%) Redux
10 158 (2.69%) Spring Boot
11 141 (2.40%) Web Services
12 139 (2.36%) JSON
13 135 (2.29%) HTML5
14 131 (2.23%) Spring
15 122 (2.07%) Kafka
16 115 (1.95%) .NET Core
17 105 (1.78%) Velocity
18 103 (1.75%) .NET Framework
19 102 (1.73%) Vue.js
20 101 (1.72%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 680 (11.56%) User Experience
2 530 (9.01%) Self-Motivation
3 447 (7.60%) Management Information System
4 212 (3.60%) Data Structures
5 209 (3.55%) Algorithms
6 183 (3.11%) Mobile App
7 160 (2.72%) Data Centre
8 156 (2.65%) Blockchain
9 153 (2.60%) Virtual Team
10 148 (2.52%) Social Media
11 139 (2.36%) Hackathon
12 130 (2.21%) Sports Betting
13 113 (1.92%) Blog
14 102 (1.73%) Cloud Native
15 101 (1.72%) Enterprise Software
15 101 (1.72%) Public Cloud
16 91 (1.55%) Legacy Systems
17 75 (1.27%) IoT
18 74 (1.26%) PropTech
19 67 (1.14%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 537 (9.13%) Windows
2 253 (4.30%) Linux
3 189 (3.21%) Windows Server
4 153 (2.60%) Windows 10
5 131 (2.23%) Android
6 128 (2.18%) Apple iOS
7 97 (1.65%) Unix
8 39 (0.66%) Windows Server 2012
9 22 (0.37%) Windows Server 2008
10 18 (0.31%) Mac OS
10 18 (0.31%) Windows Server 2016
11 17 (0.29%) Windows 7
12 13 (0.22%) Kali Linux
12 13 (0.22%) Windows Server 2019
13 11 (0.19%) CentOS
13 11 (0.19%) Ubuntu
14 9 (0.15%) CoreOS
14 9 (0.15%) Embedded Linux
14 9 (0.15%) VMS
15 7 (0.12%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 2,368 (40.24%) Agile
2 1,062 (18.05%) Problem-Solving
3 1,013 (17.22%) Software Engineering
4 963 (16.37%) Risk Management
5 798 (13.56%) Analytics
6 743 (12.63%) DevOps
7 662 (11.25%) Mentoring
8 657 (11.17%) Project Management
9 612 (10.40%) Computer Science
10 602 (10.23%) Coaching
11 597 (10.15%) Information Security
12 585 (9.94%) Cybersecurity
13 543 (9.23%) Scrum
14 534 (9.08%) Microservices
15 518 (8.80%) Decision-Making
16 515 (8.75%) Business Intelligence
17 453 (7.70%) CI/CD
18 445 (7.56%) Data Protection
19 430 (7.31%) Full Stack Development
20 421 (7.15%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 925 (15.72%) SQL
2 743 (12.63%) Python
3 649 (11.03%) JavaScript
4 585 (9.94%) Java
5 493 (8.38%) C#
6 379 (6.44%) C
7 341 (5.80%) TypeScript
8 199 (3.38%) PowerShell
9 156 (2.65%) R
10 144 (2.45%) C++
11 106 (1.80%) Ruby
12 105 (1.78%) T-SQL
13 103 (1.75%) PHP
14 92 (1.56%) ES6
15 70 (1.19%) Go
15 70 (1.19%) Scala
16 61 (1.04%) VBA
17 46 (0.78%) Bash
18 44 (0.75%) Clojure
19 37 (0.63%) VB
Qualifications
1 1,669 (28.37%) Degree
2 340 (5.78%) Computer Science Degree
3 206 (3.50%) Security Cleared
4 204 (3.47%) CISSP
5 123 (2.09%) SC Cleared
6 116 (1.97%) CISM
7 82 (1.39%) PMI Certification
8 77 (1.31%) Cisco Certification
9 66 (1.12%) Numerate Degree
10 59 (1.00%) TOGAF Certification
11 45 (0.76%) MBA
12 44 (0.75%) PMP
13 40 (0.68%) CISA
13 40 (0.68%) Microsoft Certification
14 39 (0.66%) Master's Degree
15 36 (0.61%) CRISC
16 31 (0.53%) CCNA
17 29 (0.49%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
18 27 (0.46%) ISTQB
19 26 (0.44%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 315 (5.35%) GDPR
2 311 (5.29%) QA
3 206 (3.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 180 (3.06%) Data Quality
5 124 (2.11%) SLA
6 114 (1.94%) NIST
7 112 (1.90%) Accessibility
8 102 (1.73%) PMO
9 74 (1.26%) PCI DSS
10 63 (1.07%) GRC
11 62 (1.05%) Cyber Essentials
12 58 (0.99%) Sarbanes-Oxley
13 35 (0.59%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
14 33 (0.56%) SOC 2
15 24 (0.41%) NEBOSH
16 19 (0.32%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
17 18 (0.31%) COBIT
17 18 (0.31%) GLP
17 18 (0.31%) GMP
18 17 (0.29%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 465 (7.90%) Docker
2 343 (5.83%) Active Directory
3 97 (1.65%) VMware Infrastructure
4 84 (1.43%) Hyper-V
5 25 (0.42%) Virtual Desktop
6 17 (0.29%) Citrix Hypervisor
6 17 (0.29%) XenDesktop
7 14 (0.24%) vSphere
8 13 (0.22%) Firmware
9 9 (0.15%) Virtual Machines
10 8 (0.14%) XenApp
11 7 (0.12%) Virtual Servers
12 6 (0.10%) VMware ESXi
13 3 (0.051%) Apache Flume
13 3 (0.051%) VMware NSX
14 2 (0.034%) Apache ZooKeeper
14 2 (0.034%) iptables
14 2 (0.034%) NFS
14 2 (0.034%) Tivoli Directory Server
15 1 (0.017%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 470 (7.99%) Kubernetes
2 264 (4.49%) Terraform
3 96 (1.63%) Ansible
4 65 (1.10%) SCCM
5 61 (1.04%) Microsoft Intune
6 36 (0.61%) CASB
7 28 (0.48%) Grafana
8 26 (0.44%) Single Sign-On
9 22 (0.37%) Opscode Chef
9 22 (0.37%) Puppet
10 18 (0.31%) Active Directory Federation Services
10 18 (0.31%) Kibana
11 17 (0.29%) ZABBIX
12 16 (0.27%) Graylog
13 14 (0.24%) Prometheus
14 13 (0.22%) Computer Emergency Response Teams
15 11 (0.19%) CSIRT
16 10 (0.17%) QRadar
17 9 (0.15%) Bugsnag
18 8 (0.14%) Packer
Vendors
1 1,028 (17.47%) Microsoft
2 205 (3.48%) Oracle
3 168 (2.86%) Google
4 153 (2.60%) Cisco
5 149 (2.53%) SAP
6 144 (2.45%) Citrix
7 135 (2.29%) VMware
8 128 (2.18%) Salesforce.com
9 121 (2.06%) iManage
10 115 (1.95%) Adobe
11 84 (1.43%) Facebook
12 83 (1.41%) Workday
13 78 (1.33%) MuleSoft
14 66 (1.12%) NEC
15 50 (0.85%) Intapp
15 50 (0.85%) ServiceNow
16 42 (0.71%) Sun
17 34 (0.58%) Splunk
18 33 (0.56%) FIS
18 33 (0.56%) Twitter