Period
to 24 May 2019

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 24 May 2019 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Legal
UK
6 months to
24 May 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 196 168 169
Rank change year-on-year -28 +1 -1
Permanent jobs citing Legal 2,580 3,535 3,617
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 1.78% 2.05% 2.14%
As % of the General category 4.66% 4.96% 5.12%
Number of salaries quoted 1,842 2,648 2,788
UK median annual salary £53,000 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +0.95% +5.00% -
10th Percentile £30,000 £30,750 £27,500
90th Percentile £82,500 £82,500 £80,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £48,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year +6.67% +5.88% -5.56%

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 55,377 71,258 70,611
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 38.13% 41.33% 41.70%
Number of salaries quoted 41,601 55,376 56,238
UK median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% -
10th Percentile £30,750 £30,000 £28,750
90th Percentile £91,250 £85,000 £84,825
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,500 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year +1.11% +5.88% -1.16%

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 24 May 2019.

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 24 May 2019. 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 -29 2,418 £53,750 +2.38% 876
London -31 1,271 £57,500 +4.55% 129
UK excluding London -15 1,204 £48,000 +6.67% 837
South East +6 397 £53,750 +7.50% 152
North of England -12 334 £45,000 - 181
North West -17 204 £45,000 - 102
Midlands -60 152 £55,000 +29.41% 70
South West +16 142 £39,500 -12.22% 272
Yorkshire -21 115 £40,000 -11.11% 60
East of England +50 109 £60,000 +17.07% 73
West Midlands -77 105 £55,000 +37.50% 40
East Midlands +34 47 £50,000 +11.11% 29
Scotland +3 45 £49,000 +22.50% 33
Northern Ireland -19 19 £35,000 +7.69% 4
North East +18 15 £68,500 +71.25% 19
Wales -4 10 £50,000 -16.67% 54
Isle of Man -5 4 £49,000 -10.91% 1

For the 6 months to 24 May 2019, 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.

1 757 (29.34%) Finance
2 579 (22.44%) Law
3 565 (21.90%) Agile Software Development
4 549 (21.28%) Microsoft
5 515 (19.96%) Windows
6 421 (16.32%) SQL
7 395 (15.31%) Degree
8 377 (14.61%) ITIL
9 370 (14.34%) Information Security
10 304 (11.78%) Business Intelligence
11 285 (11.05%) Project Management
12 284 (11.01%) Management Information System
12 284 (11.01%) Problem-Solving
13 275 (10.66%) Active Directory
14 274 (10.62%) Microsoft Office
15 255 (9.88%) Microsoft Azure
16 253 (9.81%) Risk Management
17 251 (9.73%) SQL Server
18 224 (8.68%) Office 365
19 222 (8.60%) Analytical Skills
20 210 (8.14%) ISO/IEC 27001
21 208 (8.06%) JavaScript
22 200 (7.75%) Stakeholder Management
23 197 (7.64%) Windows Server
24 188 (7.29%) C#
25 183 (7.09%) Java
25 183 (7.09%) Continuous Improvement
26 181 (7.02%) GDPR
27 175 (6.78%) Security Cleared
28 174 (6.74%) Linux

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
1 153 (5.93%) SharePoint
2 105 (4.07%) MS Exchange
3 74 (2.87%) Skype for Business
4 32 (1.24%) Apache
4 32 (1.24%) IIS
5 31 (1.20%) Exchange Server 2013
6 29 (1.12%) Exchange Server 2010
7 27 (1.05%) CMS
8 22 (0.85%) SAS
9 21 (0.81%) Confluence
10 20 (0.78%) OpenStack
11 17 (0.66%) WebLogic
12 13 (0.50%) Elasticsearch
13 10 (0.39%) Exchange Server 2007
13 10 (0.39%) Oracle SOA Suite
14 9 (0.35%) Apache Spark
15 7 (0.27%) Sitecore CMS
16 4 (0.16%) OpenEdge
16 4 (0.16%) Umbraco
16 4 (0.16%) WebSphere
Applications
1 274 (10.62%) Microsoft Office
2 109 (4.22%) Microsoft Excel
3 68 (2.64%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 26 (1.01%) Microsoft Project
5 12 (0.47%) MS Visio
5 12 (0.47%) Spreadsheet
6 7 (0.27%) Acrobat
7 6 (0.23%) SPSS
7 6 (0.23%) Stata
8 4 (0.16%) Photoshop
9 2 (0.078%) Adobe Captivate
9 2 (0.078%) Adobe Illustrator
9 2 (0.078%) InVision
9 2 (0.078%) Sketch
10 1 (0.039%) Adobe Premiere
10 1 (0.039%) Camtasia
10 1 (0.039%) InDesign
10 1 (0.039%) Marvel
10 1 (0.039%) S-PLUS
Business Applications
1 55 (2.13%) SAP S/4HANA
2 48 (1.86%) SAP CO
2 48 (1.86%) SAP FI
2 48 (1.86%) SAP FI/CO
3 47 (1.82%) Carpe Diem
4 39 (1.51%) Elite 3E
5 25 (0.97%) SAP BPC
6 22 (0.85%) SAP ERP
7 20 (0.78%) OpenText VIM for SAP
8 16 (0.62%) Dynamics CRM
9 12 (0.47%) HFM
9 12 (0.47%) Oracle EBS
9 12 (0.47%) Oracle General Ledger
10 9 (0.35%) Relativity
11 8 (0.31%) Magento
11 8 (0.31%) Salesforce.com CRM
12 5 (0.19%) Ringtail
12 5 (0.19%) SAP GRC
13 4 (0.16%) DocuMatrix
13 4 (0.16%) Veritas eDiscovery
Cloud Services
1 255 (9.88%) Microsoft Azure
2 224 (8.68%) Office 365
3 141 (5.47%) Amazon AWS
4 95 (3.68%) SaaS
5 57 (2.21%) Power Platform
6 39 (1.51%) Mimecast
7 27 (1.05%) Google Cloud Platform
8 24 (0.93%) GitHub
9 22 (0.85%) IaaS
9 22 (0.85%) PaaS
10 17 (0.66%) AWS CloudFormation
11 15 (0.58%) Cloud Computing
12 12 (0.47%) Google Analytics
13 10 (0.39%) Azure Active Directory
14 7 (0.27%) Serverless
15 6 (0.23%) Amazon S3
15 6 (0.23%) OpenShift
16 5 (0.19%) Amazon EMR
17 4 (0.16%) npm
18 3 (0.12%) Dynamics 365
Communications & Networking
1 139 (5.39%) Firewall
2 106 (4.11%) Network Security
3 81 (3.14%) DNS
4 78 (3.02%) Skype
5 69 (2.67%) WAN
6 67 (2.60%) SAN
7 65 (2.52%) LAN
8 61 (2.36%) DHCP
9 54 (2.09%) TCP/IP
10 51 (1.98%) VPN
11 37 (1.43%) VoIP
12 35 (1.36%) VLAN
13 30 (1.16%) Wi-Fi
14 29 (1.12%) NAS
15 28 (1.09%) Wireless
16 24 (0.93%) Internet
17 23 (0.89%) Intranet
18 21 (0.81%) Link 16
18 21 (0.81%) Link 22
18 21 (0.81%) Tactical Data Link
Database & Business Intelligence
1 251 (9.73%) SQL Server
2 82 (3.18%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 77 (2.98%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 65 (2.52%) Data Warehouse
5 57 (2.21%) Power BI
5 57 (2.21%) Relational Database
6 39 (1.51%) Big Data
6 39 (1.51%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 37 (1.43%) BusinessObjects
7 37 (1.43%) MySQL
8 27 (1.05%) Oracle Database
9 24 (0.93%) QlikView
9 24 (0.93%) SAP HANA
10 23 (0.89%) NoSQL
10 23 (0.89%) PostgreSQL
11 21 (0.81%) RDBMS
12 20 (0.78%) SAP BW
13 18 (0.70%) OLAP
14 14 (0.54%) OLAP Cube
14 14 (0.54%) SAS Data Integration Studio
Development Applications
1 111 (4.30%) Git (software)
1 111 (4.30%) JIRA
2 57 (2.21%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 52 (2.02%) JIRA Agile
4 39 (1.51%) Visual Studio
5 31 (1.20%) Team Foundation Server
6 24 (0.93%) JUnit
6 24 (0.93%) Selenium
7 22 (0.85%) Bitbucket
8 17 (0.66%) Gatling
9 13 (0.50%) Jenkins
10 12 (0.47%) Cucumber
10 12 (0.47%) Eclipse
11 10 (0.39%) NUnit
12 9 (0.35%) SoapUI
12 9 (0.35%) Visual Studio Team System
12 9 (0.35%) webpack
13 8 (0.31%) eggPlant
14 7 (0.27%) Grunt
14 7 (0.27%) gulp
General
1 757 (29.34%) Finance
2 579 (22.44%) Law
3 129 (5.00%) Marketing
4 119 (4.61%) Banking
5 110 (4.26%) Retail
6 87 (3.37%) Telecoms
7 71 (2.75%) Aerospace
8 67 (2.60%) Military
9 39 (1.51%) Back Office
10 38 (1.47%) Billing
11 34 (1.32%) Manufacturing
12 29 (1.12%) Front Office
13 21 (0.81%) Investment Banking
14 20 (0.78%) Publishing
15 18 (0.70%) Advertising
16 17 (0.66%) Financial Institution
17 9 (0.35%) French Language
17 9 (0.35%) Games
17 9 (0.35%) General Ledger
17 9 (0.35%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 586 (22.71%) Analyst
2 297 (11.51%) Developer
3 162 (6.28%) IT Analyst
4 151 (5.85%) Consultant
5 134 (5.19%) Service Analyst
6 122 (4.73%) IT Manager
6 122 (4.73%) Service Desk Analyst
7 115 (4.46%) Security Analyst
8 111 (4.30%) Support Analyst
9 107 (4.15%) Project Manager
10 99 (3.84%) Architect
11 97 (3.76%) Software Engineer
12 69 (2.67%) IT Security Analyst
13 66 (2.56%) Applications Support
13 66 (2.56%) Security Manager
14 64 (2.48%) SAP Consultant
15 63 (2.44%) Business Analyst
15 63 (2.44%) Trainer
16 62 (2.40%) IT Support
17 57 (2.21%) Managing Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 152 (5.89%) HTML
2 143 (5.54%) .NET
3 92 (3.57%) CSS
4 86 (3.33%) AngularJS
5 84 (3.26%) Velocity
6 77 (2.98%) React
6 77 (2.98%) Web Services
7 73 (2.83%) Boost C++ Libraries
7 73 (2.83%) Qt
8 64 (2.48%) jQuery
9 55 (2.13%) HTML5
10 51 (1.98%) .NET Framework
10 51 (1.98%) ASP.NET
11 50 (1.94%) REST
12 45 (1.74%) SOAP
13 42 (1.63%) RESTful
14 40 (1.55%) Vue.js
15 36 (1.40%) OpenGL
15 36 (1.40%) OpenSceneGraph
16 32 (1.24%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 284 (11.01%) Management Information System
2 222 (8.60%) Analytical Skills
3 80 (3.10%) User Experience
4 71 (2.75%) Data Centre
5 56 (2.17%) Self-Motivation
6 54 (2.09%) Algorithms
7 49 (1.90%) Hybrid Cloud
8 38 (1.47%) Fintech
9 36 (1.40%) 3D Graphics
10 33 (1.28%) Smartphone
11 30 (1.16%) iPhone
12 29 (1.12%) Cyber Kill Chain
13 28 (1.09%) Blog
13 28 (1.09%) e-Learning
14 26 (1.01%) Enterprise Software
15 23 (0.89%) Greenfield Project
16 22 (0.85%) Cyberattack
17 21 (0.81%) Driving Licence
18 20 (0.78%) Data Protection Act
18 20 (0.78%) Fixed Income
Operating Systems
1 515 (19.96%) Windows
2 197 (7.64%) Windows Server
3 174 (6.74%) Linux
4 164 (6.36%) Windows 10
5 145 (5.62%) Windows 7
6 69 (2.67%) Windows Server 2008
7 64 (2.48%) Android
8 63 (2.44%) Windows Server 2012
9 51 (1.98%) Unix
10 45 (1.74%) Windows 8
11 38 (1.47%) Apple iOS
12 16 (0.62%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 15 (0.58%) Solaris
14 12 (0.47%) CentOS
15 9 (0.35%) Mac OS X
15 9 (0.35%) VMS
16 7 (0.27%) Windows Server 2003
16 7 (0.27%) Windows XP
17 1 (0.039%) Ubuntu
17 1 (0.039%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 565 (21.90%) Agile Software Development
2 377 (14.61%) ITIL
3 370 (14.34%) Information Security
4 304 (11.78%) Business Intelligence
5 285 (11.05%) Project Management
6 284 (11.01%) Problem-Solving
7 253 (9.81%) Risk Management
8 200 (7.75%) Stakeholder Management
9 183 (7.09%) Continuous Improvement
10 173 (6.71%) Analytics
11 170 (6.59%) Document Management
12 161 (6.24%) Data Protection
13 146 (5.66%) Coaching
14 144 (5.58%) Cybersecurity
15 138 (5.35%) Software Engineering
16 134 (5.19%) DevOps
17 130 (5.04%) Security Management
18 125 (4.84%) Computer Science
18 125 (4.84%) Scrum
19 119 (4.61%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 421 (16.32%) SQL
2 208 (8.06%) JavaScript
3 188 (7.29%) C#
4 183 (7.09%) Java
5 146 (5.66%) Python
6 96 (3.72%) C++
7 65 (2.52%) PowerShell
8 64 (2.48%) T-SQL
9 56 (2.17%) C
10 35 (1.36%) PHP
11 31 (1.20%) Ruby
12 30 (1.16%) R
13 29 (1.12%) Go
14 26 (1.01%) VB.NET
15 25 (0.97%) Java 8
16 24 (0.93%) Objective-C
16 24 (0.93%) Shell Script
17 23 (0.89%) Lua
18 20 (0.78%) VBA
19 19 (0.74%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 395 (15.31%) Degree
2 175 (6.78%) Security Cleared
3 150 (5.81%) SC Cleared
4 144 (5.58%) CISSP
5 105 (4.07%) Computer Science Degree
6 93 (3.60%) CISA
7 91 (3.53%) CISM
8 85 (3.29%) Microsoft Certification
9 76 (2.95%) Cisco Certification
10 64 (2.48%) MCSE
11 56 (2.17%) SANS
12 55 (2.13%) CCNA
13 54 (2.09%) CCNP
14 50 (1.94%) ITIL Certification
15 42 (1.63%) CEH
16 40 (1.55%) GIAC
17 38 (1.47%) CREST Certified
18 25 (0.97%) CRISC
18 25 (0.97%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
19 24 (0.93%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 210 (8.14%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 181 (7.02%) GDPR
3 90 (3.49%) PCI DSS
4 79 (3.06%) SLA
5 72 (2.79%) QA
6 51 (1.98%) PMO
7 43 (1.67%) Data Quality
8 42 (1.63%) Cyber Essentials
9 30 (1.16%) COBIT
10 21 (0.81%) Sarbanes-Oxley
11 10 (0.39%) ISO 9001
11 10 (0.39%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
12 9 (0.35%) ISO/IEC 27005
12 9 (0.35%) MiFID
13 8 (0.31%) Dodd-Frank
13 8 (0.31%) EMIR
13 8 (0.31%) FATCA
14 7 (0.27%) Solvency II
15 6 (0.23%) ISO/IEC 20000
15 6 (0.23%) PMBOK
System Software
1 275 (10.66%) Active Directory
2 89 (3.45%) Hyper-V
3 84 (3.26%) Docker
4 81 (3.14%) VMware Infrastructure
5 38 (1.47%) XenApp
6 23 (0.89%) Citrix Hypervisor
7 18 (0.70%) vSphere
8 16 (0.62%) Virtual Desktop
9 13 (0.50%) VMware ESXi
10 11 (0.43%) Virtual Servers
11 9 (0.35%) NFS
12 8 (0.31%) iptables
13 6 (0.23%) Snort
13 6 (0.23%) Squid
13 6 (0.23%) Terminal Services
14 5 (0.19%) Apache Flume
14 5 (0.19%) HDFS
14 5 (0.19%) Terminal Server
15 4 (0.16%) Virtual Machines
15 4 (0.16%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 56 (2.17%) SCCM
2 54 (2.09%) Kubernetes
3 38 (1.47%) Opscode Chef
4 29 (1.12%) Ansible
5 28 (1.09%) Puppet
6 20 (0.78%) Salt
7 17 (0.66%) Netcool
8 13 (0.50%) DameWare
9 12 (0.47%) WSUS
10 9 (0.35%) CSIRT
11 8 (0.31%) Cisco CUCM
11 8 (0.31%) EnCase
11 8 (0.31%) Nagios
12 7 (0.27%) HP ALM
12 7 (0.27%) HP Quality Center
12 7 (0.27%) vCenter Server
13 6 (0.23%) Microsoft Intune
13 6 (0.23%) SELinux
13 6 (0.23%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
14 5 (0.19%) Hadoop YARN
Vendors
1 549 (21.28%) Microsoft
2 172 (6.67%) iManage
3 152 (5.89%) Citrix
4 147 (5.70%) Cisco
5 141 (5.47%) VMware
6 113 (4.38%) SAP
7 73 (2.83%) Oracle
8 54 (2.09%) HP
8 54 (2.09%) Tableau
9 47 (1.82%) CheckPoint
10 42 (1.63%) Google
11 39 (1.51%) Intapp
12 34 (1.32%) Dell
12 34 (1.32%) Sony
13 33 (1.28%) ServiceNow
14 32 (1.24%) Atlassian
15 30 (1.16%) Avaya
16 29 (1.12%) Juniper
16 29 (1.12%) Salesforce.com
17 27 (1.05%) Red Hat