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 23 May 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Legal
UK
3 months to
23 May 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 153 166 163
Rank change year-on-year +13 -3  
Permanent jobs citing Legal 1880 2035 2149
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 2.21% 2.07% 1.99%
As % of the General category 5.39% 4.76% 4.49%
Number of salaries quoted 1410 1629 1672
Median salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
90% offered a salary of more than £31,000 £29,625 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £70,600 £77,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year - +5.88%  

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 34883 42756 47898
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 40.95% 43.41% 44.27%
Number of salaries quoted 27489 34833 37719
Median salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £32,000 £30,000 £30,000
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 23 May 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 23 May 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 +8 1814 £50,000 - 247
London +7 1122 £55,000 +4.76% 131
City of London +51 263 £53,000 +10.41% 27
South East +57 214 £44,000 -12.00% 39
North West -39 121 £42,500 -2.29% 23
Manchester -42 86 £42,500 -2.29% 14
Yorkshire -27 80 £46,000 +17.19% 11
West Midlands +24 79 £45,000 +5.88% 11
South West +30 73 £42,500 +11.84% 13
East of England -3 72 £45,000 -21.73% 11
Surrey +36 59 £48,500 -7.61% 9
Birmingham +15 59 £45,000 +5.88% 5
West Yorkshire -16 50 £42,000 +9.09% 9
Buckinghamshire +32 48 £40,000 -50.00% 4
Hampshire +38 45 £40,000 -17.52% 6
Bristol +8 43 £40,000 -5.88% 4
East Midlands -5 40 £42,500 - 6
Milton Keynes +22 36 £50,000 -37.50% 3
Leeds -5 35 £35,000 -6.66% 6
Berkshire +2 33 £52,000 +4.00% 9
Essex -9 31 £45,000 -16.66% 1
Hertfordshire +7 26 £44,000 -21.14% 5
Basingstoke +15 24 £31,500 - 2
Cheshire -14 23 £40,000 -36.50% 3
Lincolnshire +12 18 £42,500 +88.88%
Oxfordshire +8 16 £40,500 -37.69% 6
Egham +2 14 - -
Scotland -5 14 £58,750 +75.37% 9
Chelmsford -9 14 £43,000 +9.55%
Bletchley - 13 - -

For the 6 months to 23 May 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 1416 (39.03%) Finance
2 927 (25.55%) Microsoft
3 777 (21.42%) Law
4 753 (20.76%) Business Intelligence
5 735 (20.26%) SQL
6 724 (19.96%) Agile Software Development
7 688 (18.96%) Windows
8 593 (16.35%) SQL Server
9 588 (16.21%) Degree
10 500 (13.78%) Project Management
11 427 (11.77%) Microsoft Office
12 408 (11.25%) ITIL
13 389 (10.72%) Active Directory
14 386 (10.64%) .NET
15 370 (10.20%) JavaScript
16 364 (10.03%) Analytical Skills
17 351 (9.67%) C#
18 336 (9.26%) Stakeholder Management
19 322 (8.88%) HTML
20 315 (8.68%) Banking
21 297 (8.19%) Windows 7
22 286 (7.88%) Risk Management
23 279 (7.69%) Business Analysis
24 274 (7.55%) Information Security
25 267 (7.36%) CSS
26 246 (6.78%) SQL Server Reporting Services
27 243 (6.70%) Java
28 233 (6.42%) T-SQL
29 232 (6.39%) Retail
30 224 (6.17%) 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
1 146 (4.02%) MS Exchange
2 141 (3.89%) SharePoint
3 108 (2.98%) CMS
4 61 (1.68%) Exchange Server 2010
5 52 (1.43%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 51 (1.41%) Exchange Server 2013
7 41 (1.13%) Umbraco
8 39 (1.07%) Apache
9 38 (1.05%) SAS
10 33 (0.91%) IIS
11 32 (0.88%) Skype for Business
12 23 (0.63%) SharePoint 2013
13 20 (0.55%) Confluence
14 18 (0.50%) Apache Spark
15 17 (0.47%) WordPress
16 15 (0.41%) Adobe Experience Manager
16 15 (0.41%) BizTalk Server
17 13 (0.36%) IBM Notes
18 12 (0.33%) Apache Pig
18 12 (0.33%) EPiServer
Applications
1 427 (11.77%) Microsoft Office
2 222 (6.12%) Microsoft Excel
3 99 (2.73%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 59 (1.63%) MS Visio
5 54 (1.49%) Microsoft Project
6 17 (0.47%) Photoshop
7 15 (0.41%) Acrobat
8 14 (0.39%) Adobe Captivate
9 12 (0.33%) SPSS
10 6 (0.17%) Spreadsheet
11 4 (0.11%) Camtasia
12 3 (0.083%) Adobe Illustrator
12 3 (0.083%) AutoCAD
12 3 (0.083%) Lectora
13 2 (0.055%) Adobe Creative Suite
13 2 (0.055%) HipChat
13 2 (0.055%) InDesign
13 2 (0.055%) InVision
13 2 (0.055%) RoboHelp
14 1 (0.028%) Autodesk Inventor
Business Applications
1 47 (1.30%) Visualfiles
2 30 (0.83%) SAP FI
3 29 (0.80%) SAP CO
3 29 (0.80%) SAP FI/CO
4 27 (0.74%) SAP FSCM
5 24 (0.66%) Dynamics CRM
6 21 (0.58%) Actimize
7 20 (0.55%) Dynamics AX
8 19 (0.52%) Magento
9 15 (0.41%) Adobe Campaign
10 14 (0.39%) Relativity
11 9 (0.25%) SAP CRM
12 8 (0.22%) OpenText MBPM
12 8 (0.22%) Salesforce.com CRM
13 7 (0.19%) Cognos Business Intelligence
13 7 (0.19%) FastStats
14 6 (0.17%) Dynamics NAV
14 6 (0.17%) SAP GTS
15 5 (0.14%) NetSuite
15 5 (0.14%) Siebel CRM
Cloud Services
1 222 (6.12%) Microsoft Azure
2 66 (1.82%) SaaS
3 60 (1.65%) Office 365
4 50 (1.38%) Amazon AWS
5 35 (0.96%) Mimecast
6 34 (0.94%) PaaS
7 29 (0.80%) GitHub
8 28 (0.77%) IaaS
9 19 (0.52%) Google Analytics
10 15 (0.41%) Adobe Analytics
10 15 (0.41%) Cloud Computing
11 14 (0.39%) Google Tag Manager
12 7 (0.19%) FinancialForce.com
12 7 (0.19%) Google App Engine
12 7 (0.19%) Google Cloud Platform
13 6 (0.17%) Google Play
13 6 (0.17%) iTunes
14 4 (0.11%) IBM Blueworks
14 4 (0.11%) Trello
15 3 (0.083%) Data Lake Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 144 (3.97%) Firewall
2 109 (3.00%) DNS
3 96 (2.65%) VPN
4 95 (2.62%) TCP/IP
5 70 (1.93%) Internet
6 69 (1.90%) Network Security
7 67 (1.85%) DHCP
7 67 (1.85%) LAN
8 63 (1.74%) WAN
9 58 (1.60%) SAN
10 47 (1.30%) VoIP
11 45 (1.24%) Intrusion Detection
12 42 (1.16%) Intranet
13 37 (1.02%) Skype
14 26 (0.72%) HTTP
15 23 (0.63%) MPLS
15 23 (0.63%) WebEx
16 21 (0.58%) VLAN
17 20 (0.55%) Wireless
18 19 (0.52%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 593 (16.35%) SQL Server
2 246 (6.78%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 214 (5.90%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 201 (5.54%) Data Warehouse
5 191 (5.26%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 162 (4.47%) Power BI
7 147 (4.05%) Relational Database
8 120 (3.31%) Big Data
9 116 (3.20%) SQL Server 2008
10 110 (3.03%) MySQL
11 89 (2.45%) SQL Server 2012
12 77 (2.12%) QlikView
13 61 (1.68%) RDBMS
13 61 (1.68%) SQL Server 2016
14 59 (1.63%) NoSQL
15 55 (1.52%) SQL Server 2014
16 54 (1.49%) Data Mining
17 53 (1.46%) MS Access
18 43 (1.19%) Hadoop
19 37 (1.02%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 117 (3.22%) Git (software)
2 79 (2.18%) Visual Studio
3 71 (1.96%) JIRA
4 43 (1.19%) Team Foundation Server
5 34 (0.94%) HP UFT
5 34 (0.94%) Subversion
6 33 (0.91%) Eclipse
6 33 (0.91%) LoadRunner
7 30 (0.83%) Selenium
8 26 (0.72%) Jenkins
8 26 (0.72%) MSI
9 20 (0.55%) Maven
10 18 (0.50%) Cucumber
11 17 (0.47%) LSMW
12 16 (0.44%) Grunt
13 15 (0.41%) SoapUI
14 13 (0.36%) gulp
15 12 (0.33%) webpack
16 11 (0.30%) Babel
17 10 (0.28%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 1416 (39.03%) Finance
2 777 (21.42%) Law
3 315 (8.68%) Banking
4 232 (6.39%) Retail
5 213 (5.87%) Marketing
6 106 (2.92%) Investment Banking
7 78 (2.15%) Billing
7 78 (2.15%) Publishing
8 76 (2.09%) Back Office
8 76 (2.09%) Telecoms
9 47 (1.30%) Manufacturing
10 41 (1.13%) Advertising
11 35 (0.96%) Front Office
12 31 (0.85%) Games
13 29 (0.80%) Corporate Banking
14 26 (0.72%) Financial Institution
15 22 (0.61%) Retail Banking
16 21 (0.58%) German Language
17 18 (0.50%) French Language
18 15 (0.41%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 927 (25.55%) Analyst
2 639 (17.61%) Developer
3 258 (7.11%) Business Analyst
4 238 (6.56%) Consultant
5 198 (5.46%) Project Manager
6 185 (5.10%) Support Analyst
7 155 (4.27%) Service Analyst
8 145 (4.00%) Architect
9 136 (3.75%) IT Manager
10 123 (3.39%) IT Analyst
10 123 (3.39%) Junior
11 115 (3.17%) .NET Developer
12 110 (3.03%) Security Analyst
13 106 (2.92%) Trainer
14 105 (2.89%) Service Desk Analyst
15 103 (2.84%) Financial Analyst
16 97 (2.67%) Team Leader
17 95 (2.62%) Legal Analyst
18 92 (2.54%) Senior Developer
19 90 (2.48%) Senior Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 386 (10.64%) .NET
2 322 (8.88%) HTML
3 267 (7.36%) CSS
4 139 (3.83%) ASP.NET
5 128 (3.53%) jQuery
6 123 (3.39%) HTML5
7 119 (3.28%) AngularJS
7 119 (3.28%) Web Services
8 113 (3.11%) XML
9 106 (2.92%) .NET Framework
10 91 (2.51%) MDX
11 83 (2.29%) ASP.NET MVC
12 75 (2.07%) REST
13 62 (1.71%) ASP.NET Web API
14 56 (1.54%) CSS3
15 49 (1.35%) React
15 49 (1.35%) Twitter Bootstrap
16 47 (1.30%) SOAP
17 43 (1.19%) JSON
17 43 (1.19%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 364 (10.03%) Analytical Skills
2 224 (6.17%) Management Information System
3 162 (4.47%) User Experience
4 123 (3.39%) Computer Science
5 91 (2.51%) Fintech
6 72 (1.98%) Blackberry
7 60 (1.65%) Data Centre
8 55 (1.52%) Virtual Team
9 52 (1.43%) Greenfield Project
10 47 (1.30%) e-Learning
11 46 (1.27%) Mobile App
12 40 (1.10%) Data Protection Act
12 40 (1.10%) iPad
13 35 (0.96%) Social Media
14 34 (0.94%) Video Conferencing
15 30 (0.83%) Driving Licence
15 30 (0.83%) PMI
16 28 (0.77%) Hybrid Cloud
16 28 (0.77%) Smartphone
17 27 (0.74%) Equities
Operating Systems
1 688 (18.96%) Windows
2 297 (8.19%) Windows 7
3 223 (6.15%) Windows Server
4 190 (5.24%) Linux
5 124 (3.42%) Windows Server 2008
6 111 (3.06%) Windows Server 2012
7 104 (2.87%) Windows 10
8 84 (2.32%) Unix
9 60 (1.65%) Android
10 46 (1.27%) Apple iOS
11 43 (1.19%) Windows 8
12 25 (0.69%) Windows XP
13 13 (0.36%) Windows Server 2003
14 12 (0.33%) Mac OS X
15 11 (0.30%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
16 10 (0.28%) Ubuntu
17 8 (0.22%) CentOS
17 8 (0.22%) Debian
18 4 (0.11%) Windows Phone
19 3 (0.083%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 753 (20.76%) Business Intelligence
2 724 (19.96%) Agile Software Development
3 500 (13.78%) Project Management
4 408 (11.25%) ITIL
5 336 (9.26%) Stakeholder Management
6 286 (7.88%) Risk Management
7 279 (7.69%) Business Analysis
8 274 (7.55%) Information Security
9 208 (5.73%) Mentoring
10 203 (5.60%) Analytics
11 196 (5.40%) Service Management
12 192 (5.29%) MVC
13 190 (5.24%) PRINCE2
14 180 (4.96%) Change Management
15 179 (4.93%) Case Management
16 173 (4.77%) Coaching
17 171 (4.71%) Continuous Improvement
18 159 (4.38%) Scrum
19 157 (4.33%) ETL
20 155 (4.27%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 735 (20.26%) SQL
2 370 (10.20%) JavaScript
3 351 (9.67%) C#
4 243 (6.70%) Java
5 233 (6.42%) T-SQL
6 135 (3.72%) PHP
7 105 (2.89%) Python
8 80 (2.21%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
9 72 (1.98%) C++
10 70 (1.93%) C
11 64 (1.76%) PowerShell
12 45 (1.24%) VBA
13 44 (1.21%) Ruby
14 37 (1.02%) VB
15 36 (0.99%) Perl
15 36 (0.99%) Scala
16 35 (0.96%) VB.NET
17 28 (0.77%) R
18 22 (0.61%) Apple Swift
19 20 (0.55%) ABAP
Qualifications
1 588 (16.21%) Degree
2 196 (5.40%) CISSP
3 159 (4.38%) CISM
4 129 (3.56%) ISEB
5 110 (3.03%) CISA
6 108 (2.98%) Microsoft Certification
7 69 (1.90%) ITIL Certification
7 69 (1.90%) Security Cleared
8 63 (1.74%) Cisco Certification
9 45 (1.24%) GIAC
10 43 (1.19%) ISTQB
11 42 (1.16%) MCSE
12 37 (1.02%) SANS
12 37 (1.02%) SC Cleared
13 36 (0.99%) PMI Certification
14 32 (0.88%) CNA
14 32 (0.88%) Novell Certification
15 29 (0.80%) CCNP
16 28 (0.77%) CCNA
17 26 (0.72%) Network+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 165 (4.55%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 158 (4.36%) SLA
3 110 (3.03%) QA
4 72 (1.98%) PMO
5 47 (1.30%) Data Quality
6 40 (1.10%) GDPR
7 36 (0.99%) Cyber Essentials
8 34 (0.94%) PCI DSS
9 32 (0.88%) WCAG
10 30 (0.83%) MiFID
11 21 (0.58%) EMIR
12 20 (0.55%) ISO22301
13 19 (0.52%) ISO 9001
14 18 (0.50%) COBIT
14 18 (0.50%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
15 17 (0.47%) Dodd-Frank
16 13 (0.36%) ISO27002
17 11 (0.30%) ISO 9000
18 7 (0.19%) Sarbanes-Oxley
18 7 (0.19%) Solvency II
System Software
1 389 (10.72%) Active Directory
2 98 (2.70%) VMware Infrastructure
3 50 (1.38%) Hyper-V
4 39 (1.07%) XenApp
5 25 (0.69%) VMware ESXi
6 23 (0.63%) Microsoft App-V
6 23 (0.63%) XenDesktop
7 20 (0.55%) Virtual Desktop
8 17 (0.47%) DFS Replication
8 17 (0.47%) Firmware
8 17 (0.47%) vSphere
9 14 (0.39%) Docker
10 12 (0.33%) Virtual Machines
11 11 (0.30%) ProxySG
12 7 (0.19%) Terminal Services
13 6 (0.17%) Varnish
14 5 (0.14%) vCloud
14 5 (0.14%) VMware Server
15 4 (0.11%) XenServer
16 3 (0.083%) NDS
Systems Management
1 56 (1.54%) SCCM
2 21 (0.58%) CSIRT
2 21 (0.58%) Host Intrusion Detection System
3 12 (0.33%) Ambari
3 12 (0.33%) Nessus
4 11 (0.30%) SCOM
5 8 (0.22%) Cisco CUCM
5 8 (0.22%) Opscode Chef
5 8 (0.22%) Puppet
6 7 (0.19%) EnCase
6 7 (0.19%) Failover Clustering
6 7 (0.19%) McAfee ePO
7 6 (0.17%) HP Quality Center
8 5 (0.14%) Computer Emergency Response Teams
8 5 (0.14%) Nagios
9 4 (0.11%) Ansible
9 4 (0.11%) Control-M
9 4 (0.11%) MIMEsweeper
9 4 (0.11%) ServiceCenter
9 4 (0.11%) WSUS
Vendors
1 927 (25.55%) Microsoft
2 216 (5.95%) Citrix
3 177 (4.88%) VMware
4 165 (4.55%) SAP
5 142 (3.91%) iManage
6 140 (3.86%) Oracle
7 114 (3.14%) Cisco
8 109 (3.00%) Tableau
9 55 (1.52%) Adobe
10 50 (1.38%) Salesforce.com
11 49 (1.35%) Apple
11 49 (1.35%) Google
12 46 (1.27%) HP
13 34 (0.94%) Juniper
14 30 (0.83%) NetApp
14 30 (0.83%) Palo Alto
15 28 (0.77%) CheckPoint
16 27 (0.74%) Informatica
17 25 (0.69%) Mitel
18 24 (0.66%) AppSense
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Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
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Salary: £60000 - £75000.00 per annum + Benefits
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Salary: £55000 - £60000 per annum + benefits
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Salary: £55000.00 - £67000 per annum + Pension + Bonus 20%
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City, London
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