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 28 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Legal
UK
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 147 160 166
Rank change year-on-year +13 +6  
Permanent jobs citing Legal 1840 2173 2118
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 2.16% 2.09% 1.96%
As % of the General category 5.33% 4.76% 4.44%
Number of salaries quoted 1448 1638 1661
Median salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £30,000 £28,250
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £70,000 £75,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year -5.55% -  

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 34532 45677 47690
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 40.52% 43.93% 44.13%
Number of salaries quoted 27858 36925 37419
Median salary £52,500 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.00%  
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £77,500 £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 28 March 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 28 March 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 +12 1737 £50,000 - 235
London +15 1013 £55,000 +5.76% 131
City of London +48 230 £55,000 +12.24% 44
South East -8 211 £50,000 - 33
East of England +23 125 £43,000 -21.10% 14
Yorkshire +10 119 £36,000 -14.79% 15
North West -34 112 £40,000 -5.88% 15
Manchester -40 85 £40,000 -7.51% 12
Surrey +43 76 £55,000 -4.34% 6
West Yorkshire +2 71 £37,500 -16.66% 7
West Midlands +32 62 £40,000 +4.71% 13
Leeds +40 61 £38,000 -1.29% 6
South West +36 59 £40,000 -5.88% 5
Essex +32 54 £43,000 -31.20% 6
Hampshire +25 49 £60,000 +21.82% 9
Scotland +23 38 £55,000 +46.66% 9
Hertfordshire -8 37 £35,000 -32.03% 3
Bristol +11 35 £43,750 - 3
East Midlands -35 33 £50,000 +17.64% 6
Egham -6 27 - -
South Yorkshire +2 26 £55,000 +29.41% 4
Berkshire -38 26 £45,000 -10.00% 5
Buckinghamshire +24 24 £33,000 -58.75% 4
Edinburgh +11 24 £55,000 +46.66% 4
Chelmsford +3 24 £43,000 -14.00% 3
Kent +21 23 £30,000 -20.00% 1
Basingstoke +17 21 £52,500 +66.66% 5
Birmingham -21 21 £38,500 +22.41% 7
Farnborough +25 19 £65,000 +23.80%
North Yorkshire +19 19 £35,000 +84.21% 3

Legal
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 March 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 1434 (40.33%) Finance
2 868 (24.41%) Microsoft
3 773 (21.74%) Law
4 727 (20.44%) SQL
5 679 (19.09%) Agile Software Development
6 661 (18.59%) Business Intelligence
7 614 (17.27%) Windows
8 573 (16.11%) MS Excel
9 564 (15.86%) Degree
10 521 (14.65%) SQL Server
11 493 (13.86%) Project Management
12 410 (11.53%) MS Office
13 384 (10.80%) ITIL
14 373 (10.49%) Active Directory
15 372 (10.46%) Stakeholder Management
16 365 (10.26%) .NET
17 363 (10.21%) Analytical Skills
18 329 (9.25%) C#
18 329 (9.25%) Banking
19 322 (9.06%) Risk Management
20 313 (8.80%) JavaScript
21 299 (8.41%) Information Security
22 295 (8.30%) Business Analysis
23 294 (8.27%) Windows 7
24 259 (7.28%) HTML
25 240 (6.75%) Management Information System
26 233 (6.55%) Data Warehouse
27 229 (6.44%) SQL Server Integration Services
27 229 (6.44%) SQL Server Reporting Services
28 228 (6.41%) T-SQL

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
1 129 (3.63%) SharePoint
2 110 (3.09%) MS Exchange
3 86 (2.42%) CMS
4 62 (1.74%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 56 (1.57%) SAS
6 45 (1.27%) Exchange Server 2010
7 34 (0.96%) Umbraco
8 29 (0.82%) Apache
9 27 (0.76%) IIS
10 26 (0.73%) WordPress
11 24 (0.67%) Exchange Server 2013
12 23 (0.65%) Apache Spark
13 20 (0.56%) BizTalk Server
13 20 (0.56%) Confluence
13 20 (0.56%) Skype for Business
14 18 (0.51%) IBM Notes
15 17 (0.48%) Adobe Experience Manager
16 16 (0.45%) SharePoint 2013
17 12 (0.34%) Apache Pig
18 11 (0.31%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 573 (16.11%) MS Excel
2 410 (11.53%) MS Office
3 101 (2.84%) MS PowerPoint
4 60 (1.69%) MS Project
5 54 (1.52%) MS Visio
6 21 (0.59%) Acrobat
7 17 (0.48%) Photoshop
8 10 (0.28%) SPSS
9 8 (0.22%) Adobe Captivate
9 8 (0.22%) Spreadsheet
10 6 (0.17%) Adobe Illustrator
11 5 (0.14%) Camtasia
12 3 (0.084%) InDesign
13 2 (0.056%) Adobe Creative Suite
13 2 (0.056%) AutoCAD
13 2 (0.056%) HipChat
13 2 (0.056%) RoboHelp
13 2 (0.056%) Simulink
14 1 (0.028%) GIMP
14 1 (0.028%) SOLIDWORKS
Business Applications
1 58 (1.63%) Visualfiles
2 27 (0.76%) SAP FI
3 26 (0.73%) Dynamics CRM
3 26 (0.73%) SAP CO
3 26 (0.73%) SAP FI/CO
4 23 (0.65%) SAP FSCM
5 17 (0.48%) Adobe Campaign
6 15 (0.42%) Relativity
7 10 (0.28%) Magento
8 9 (0.25%) Dynamics AX
8 9 (0.25%) SAP CRM
9 8 (0.22%) OpenText MBPM
10 6 (0.17%) Dynamics NAV
10 6 (0.17%) SAP ERP
10 6 (0.17%) SAP R/3
11 5 (0.14%) DocuMatrix
11 5 (0.14%) Oracle Applications
11 5 (0.14%) Oracle EBS
11 5 (0.14%) Oracle EBS R12
11 5 (0.14%) Oracle Financials
Cloud Services
1 198 (5.57%) Microsoft Azure
2 68 (1.91%) SaaS
3 51 (1.43%) Mimecast
4 49 (1.38%) Amazon AWS
5 47 (1.32%) Office 365
6 38 (1.07%) PaaS
7 30 (0.84%) IaaS
8 22 (0.62%) Google Analytics
9 21 (0.59%) Adobe Analytics
10 14 (0.39%) Google Tag Manager
11 13 (0.37%) GitHub
12 11 (0.31%) Google Cloud Platform
13 10 (0.28%) Cloud Computing
14 9 (0.25%) Data Lake Analytics
14 9 (0.25%) Google App Engine
15 4 (0.11%) FinancialForce.com
15 4 (0.11%) Trello
16 3 (0.084%) Amazon EMR
17 2 (0.056%) G Suite
17 2 (0.056%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 157 (4.42%) Firewall
2 117 (3.29%) VPN
3 82 (2.31%) TCP/IP
4 74 (2.08%) DNS
4 74 (2.08%) LAN
5 67 (1.88%) WAN
6 61 (1.72%) Network Security
7 60 (1.69%) Internet
8 53 (1.49%) Intrusion Detection
9 48 (1.35%) Intranet
10 44 (1.24%) DHCP
11 36 (1.01%) VoIP
12 33 (0.93%) Wireless
13 32 (0.90%) SAN
14 28 (0.79%) Skype
15 23 (0.65%) Cisco ASA
16 19 (0.53%) Remote Desktop
17 18 (0.51%) HTTP
18 17 (0.48%) Extranet
18 17 (0.48%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 521 (14.65%) SQL Server
2 233 (6.55%) Data Warehouse
3 229 (6.44%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 229 (6.44%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 184 (5.17%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 142 (3.99%) Power BI
6 128 (3.60%) Relational Database
7 124 (3.49%) Big Data
8 109 (3.07%) SQL Server 2008
9 91 (2.56%) SQL Server 2014
10 89 (2.50%) SQL Server 2012
11 87 (2.45%) QlikView
12 82 (2.31%) MySQL
13 63 (1.77%) NoSQL
14 58 (1.63%) SQL Server 2016
15 57 (1.60%) Data Mining
15 57 (1.60%) RDBMS
16 50 (1.41%) Azure SQL Database
17 45 (1.27%) Hadoop
18 39 (1.10%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 78 (2.19%) Git (software)
2 62 (1.74%) Visual Studio
3 58 (1.63%) JIRA
4 52 (1.46%) Team Foundation Server
5 49 (1.38%) Selenium
6 41 (1.15%) HP UFT
7 37 (1.04%) LoadRunner
8 28 (0.79%) Cucumber
8 28 (0.79%) Eclipse
9 27 (0.76%) SoapUI
10 24 (0.67%) MSI
11 23 (0.65%) Jenkins
12 21 (0.59%) Subversion
13 17 (0.48%) Grunt
13 17 (0.48%) LSMW
14 16 (0.45%) gulp
15 14 (0.39%) Maven
16 12 (0.34%) JUnit
17 11 (0.31%) MSTest
18 10 (0.28%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 1434 (40.33%) Finance
2 773 (21.74%) Law
3 329 (9.25%) Banking
4 217 (6.10%) Marketing
5 198 (5.57%) Retail
6 99 (2.78%) Telecoms
7 84 (2.36%) Publishing
8 82 (2.31%) Investment Banking
9 81 (2.28%) Back Office
10 50 (1.41%) Billing
11 37 (1.04%) Advertising
12 36 (1.01%) Corporate Banking
13 31 (0.87%) Manufacturing
14 29 (0.82%) Front Office
15 26 (0.73%) Games
16 23 (0.65%) Financial Institution
17 20 (0.56%) German Language
18 16 (0.45%) French Language
18 16 (0.45%) Pharmaceutical
19 12 (0.34%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 932 (26.21%) Analyst
2 568 (15.97%) Developer
3 265 (7.45%) Business Analyst
4 245 (6.89%) Consultant
5 208 (5.85%) Project Manager
6 175 (4.92%) Service Analyst
7 168 (4.72%) Architect
7 168 (4.72%) Support Analyst
8 153 (4.30%) IT Manager
9 136 (3.82%) IT Analyst
10 132 (3.71%) Service Desk Analyst
11 131 (3.68%) .NET Developer
12 113 (3.18%) Junior
13 105 (2.95%) IT Support
14 102 (2.87%) Legal Analyst
15 99 (2.78%) Security Analyst
16 95 (2.67%) SQL Developer
17 94 (2.64%) Trainer
18 83 (2.33%) Senior Analyst
19 82 (2.31%) Security Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 365 (10.26%) .NET
2 259 (7.28%) HTML
3 182 (5.12%) CSS
4 116 (3.26%) ASP.NET
5 112 (3.15%) HTML5
6 106 (2.98%) XML
7 105 (2.95%) AngularJS
8 103 (2.90%) .NET Framework
9 90 (2.53%) MDX
10 89 (2.50%) Web Services
11 84 (2.36%) ASP.NET MVC
11 84 (2.36%) jQuery
12 63 (1.77%) ASP.NET Web API
13 51 (1.43%) CSS3
14 42 (1.18%) Twitter Bootstrap
15 40 (1.12%) SOAP
16 38 (1.07%) WCF
17 36 (1.01%) React
18 34 (0.96%) Ruby on Rails
19 33 (0.93%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 363 (10.21%) Analytical Skills
2 240 (6.75%) Management Information System
3 139 (3.91%) User Experience
4 132 (3.71%) Computer Science
5 96 (2.70%) Fintech
6 83 (2.33%) Blackberry
7 72 (2.02%) iPad
8 67 (1.88%) Data Centre
9 45 (1.27%) e-Learning
10 43 (1.21%) Video Conferencing
11 36 (1.01%) Data Protection Act
11 36 (1.01%) Mobile App
12 35 (0.98%) Driving Licence
13 34 (0.96%) Equities
14 32 (0.90%) PMI
15 31 (0.87%) Virtual Team
16 30 (0.84%) Hybrid Cloud
17 26 (0.73%) Smartphone
17 26 (0.73%) Social Media
18 24 (0.67%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 614 (17.27%) Windows
2 294 (8.27%) Windows 7
3 174 (4.89%) Windows Server
4 159 (4.47%) Linux
5 85 (2.39%) Windows Server 2008
6 82 (2.31%) Windows Server 2012
7 77 (2.17%) Unix
8 75 (2.11%) Windows 10
9 42 (1.18%) Windows 8
10 38 (1.07%) Android
11 32 (0.90%) Windows XP
12 19 (0.53%) Windows Server 2003
13 17 (0.48%) Apple iOS
13 17 (0.48%) Mac OS X
14 16 (0.45%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 12 (0.34%) CentOS
16 6 (0.17%) Solaris
17 4 (0.11%) Debian
17 4 (0.11%) Ubuntu
17 4 (0.11%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 679 (19.09%) Agile Software Development
2 661 (18.59%) Business Intelligence
3 493 (13.86%) Project Management
4 384 (10.80%) ITIL
5 372 (10.46%) Stakeholder Management
6 322 (9.06%) Risk Management
7 299 (8.41%) Information Security
8 295 (8.30%) Business Analysis
9 225 (6.33%) Analytics
10 202 (5.68%) Service Management
11 200 (5.62%) PRINCE2
12 196 (5.51%) Case Management
13 177 (4.98%) MVC
14 176 (4.95%) Change Management
15 175 (4.92%) Continuous Improvement
16 164 (4.61%) Mentoring
17 161 (4.53%) Coaching
18 155 (4.36%) CRM
19 154 (4.33%) ETL
19 154 (4.33%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 727 (20.44%) SQL
2 329 (9.25%) C#
3 313 (8.80%) JavaScript
4 228 (6.41%) T-SQL
5 223 (6.27%) Java
6 121 (3.40%) Python
7 97 (2.73%) PHP
8 82 (2.31%) C
9 75 (2.11%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
10 56 (1.57%) C++
11 55 (1.55%) Ruby
12 46 (1.29%) PowerShell
13 43 (1.21%) Perl
14 41 (1.15%) R
15 35 (0.98%) VB.NET
16 27 (0.76%) VB
16 27 (0.76%) VBA
17 25 (0.70%) Scala
18 18 (0.51%) ABAP
19 16 (0.45%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 564 (15.86%) Degree
2 219 (6.16%) CISSP
3 178 (5.01%) CISM
4 162 (4.56%) ISEB
5 125 (3.52%) CISA
6 119 (3.35%) Microsoft Certification
7 74 (2.08%) Cisco Certification
7 74 (2.08%) Security Cleared
8 64 (1.80%) ISTQB
8 64 (1.80%) ITIL Certification
9 51 (1.43%) PMI Certification
10 40 (1.12%) SC Cleared
11 39 (1.10%) CCNP
11 39 (1.10%) GIAC
12 36 (1.01%) SANS
13 35 (0.98%) MCSE
14 32 (0.90%) PMP
15 30 (0.84%) DV Cleared
16 27 (0.76%) CCNA
17 26 (0.73%) Network+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 183 (5.15%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 154 (4.33%) SLA
3 104 (2.92%) QA
4 96 (2.70%) PMO
5 52 (1.46%) Data Quality
6 47 (1.32%) Cyber Essentials
7 38 (1.07%) PCI DSS
8 35 (0.98%) WCAG
9 33 (0.93%) MiFID
10 23 (0.65%) GDPR
10 23 (0.65%) ISO22301
11 20 (0.56%) EMIR
12 19 (0.53%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
12 19 (0.53%) ISO27002
13 18 (0.51%) COBIT
14 11 (0.31%) Sarbanes-Oxley
15 10 (0.28%) FATCA
16 9 (0.25%) ISO 9000
16 9 (0.25%) ISO 9001
16 9 (0.25%) Solvency II
System Software
1 373 (10.49%) Active Directory
2 102 (2.87%) VMware Infrastructure
3 34 (0.96%) Hyper-V
3 34 (0.96%) XenApp
4 22 (0.62%) Microsoft App-V
5 19 (0.53%) vSphere
6 14 (0.39%) Virtual Desktop
6 14 (0.39%) XenDesktop
7 13 (0.37%) Docker
8 12 (0.34%) Firmware
9 10 (0.28%) VMware ESXi
10 9 (0.25%) VMware ESX
11 8 (0.22%) Virtual Machines
12 6 (0.17%) vCloud
13 5 (0.14%) ProxySG
13 5 (0.14%) Terminal Services
14 3 (0.084%) Apache Flume
14 3 (0.084%) ISA Server
14 3 (0.084%) NDS
14 3 (0.084%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 43 (1.21%) SCCM
2 25 (0.70%) CSIRT
3 21 (0.59%) Host Intrusion Detection System
4 12 (0.34%) Ambari
5 11 (0.31%) Cisco CUCM
6 9 (0.25%) EnCase
7 8 (0.22%) HP Quality Center
8 7 (0.20%) Puppet
9 6 (0.17%) Failover Clustering
9 6 (0.17%) QRadar
10 5 (0.14%) FortiGate
10 5 (0.14%) HAProxy
10 5 (0.14%) SCOM
11 4 (0.11%) Ansible
11 4 (0.11%) FTK
11 4 (0.11%) Kubernetes
11 4 (0.11%) Nessus
11 4 (0.11%) Opscode Chef
11 4 (0.11%) Perfmon
12 3 (0.084%) MIMEsweeper
Vendors
1 868 (24.41%) Microsoft
2 206 (5.79%) Citrix
3 170 (4.78%) VMware
4 152 (4.27%) SAP
5 141 (3.97%) iManage
6 133 (3.74%) Cisco
7 130 (3.66%) Oracle
8 105 (2.95%) Tableau
9 53 (1.49%) Google
10 50 (1.41%) Adobe
11 49 (1.38%) HP
12 43 (1.21%) Apple
13 42 (1.18%) Mitel
14 32 (0.90%) Salesforce.com
15 29 (0.82%) Juniper
16 27 (0.76%) Informatica
16 27 (0.76%) LexisNexis
16 27 (0.76%) Sun
17 26 (0.73%) AppSense
18 24 (0.67%) ServiceNow
Manchester, Lancashire
Venturi
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum + company benefits
Posted: 22 hours ago
Dewsbury, West Yorkshire
Spring Technology
Posted: 21 hours ago
London
Venturi
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits + Home Working
Posted: 23 hours ago
York, North Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £competitive, call for details
Posted: 15 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Douglas-Scott
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Good Package
Posted: 15 hours ago
Peterborough, Cambridgeshire
onezeero.
Salary: £23000 - £28000 per annum + Market rate + Competitive
Posted: 14 hours ago
London
Information Technology Services
Salary: £30k - 32k per year
Posted: 23 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £30000.00 - £40000.00 per annum
Posted: 15 hours ago
Central London / West End
Latcom Ltd
Salary: From £55,000 to £60,000 per annum
Posted: 16 hours ago
Midlothian
Net Recruit.co.uk Ltd
Salary: Competitive DOE
Posted: 20 hours ago
London
Venturi
Salary: £40000 - £60000.00 per annum + company benefits
Posted: 14 hours ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: Highly Competitive Salary and Excellent Benefits
Posted: 19 hours ago
London
Mortimer Spinks
Salary: £65000 - £85000 per annum + Excellent Benefits and Bonus
Posted: 22 hours ago
Thame, Oxfordshire
Ascend Consulting
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 14 hours ago
London
Nicoll Curtin
Salary: £100000 - £145000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 17 hours ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Streamline Connections
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 19 hours ago
City, London
ComputAppoint
Salary: £72000 per annum + excellent benefits & onsite services
Posted: 17 hours ago
London
ReThink Recruitment
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + package, pension, bonus and shares
Posted: 14 hours ago
Bath, Avon
Streamline Connections
Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 17 hours ago
City, London
Hatstand Limited
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus, Pension, Training
Posted: 21 hours ago
London
Streamline Connections
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 13 hours ago
West London
L'OREAL UK LTD
Posted: 22 hours ago
London
TEKsystems
Salary: £55000 - £75000 per annum + benefits+bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Mortimer Spinks
Salary: £65000 - £75000 per annum + Excellent benefits package
Posted: 4 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Plan-Net
Salary: Unspecified Competitive rate
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Venturi
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + plus bonus and benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Venturi
Salary: £70000 - £75000 per annum + Bonus scheme and benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Computer People
Salary: £90000.00 - £110000.00 per annum + Bonus & Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Experis Ltd
Salary: £90000.00 per annum + Car Allowance & Bonus & Benefits
Posted: 14 hours ago