Period
to 20 May 2018

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 20 May 2018 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Legal
UK
6 months to
20 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 168 163 168
Rank change year-on-year -5 +5 +6
Permanent jobs citing Legal 3,516 3,631 4,183
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 2.05% 2.13% 2.08%
As % of the General category 4.96% 5.11% 4.71%
Number of salaries quoted 2,626 2,810 3,222
UK median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% - -
10th Percentile £30,750 £27,500 £28,000
90th Percentile £82,500 £80,000 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.88% -5.56% +5.88%

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 70,927 71,125 88,843
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 41.26% 41.69% 44.20%
Number of salaries quoted 55,149 56,751 72,125
UK median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% - -
10th Percentile £30,000 £28,750 £28,250
90th Percentile £85,000 £85,000 £82,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £43,000
% change year-on-year +5.88% -1.16% +1.18%

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 20 May 2018.

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 20 May 2018. 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 -8 3,338 £52,500 +5.00% 471
London -20 1,901 £55,000 - 212
UK excluding London +7 1,527 £45,000 +5.88% 296
South East +18 440 £50,000 +5.26% 56
North of England +1 430 £45,000 +12.50% 65
Midlands +37 279 £42,500 - 62
North West +16 272 £45,000 +12.50% 33
West Midlands +57 228 £40,000 -5.88% 45
South West +21 154 £45,000 +12.50% 27
Yorkshire -13 142 £45,000 +20.00% 25
East of England -57 132 £51,250 +19.19% 49
Scotland -35 52 £40,000 -27.27% 24
East Midlands -20 50 £45,000 +5.88% 17
Wales +15 25 £60,000 +54.84% 12
North East -15 16 £40,000 +77.78% 7
Northern Ireland +5 11 £32,500 -7.14%
Isle of Man +2 4 £55,000 - 1

For the 6 months to 20 May 2018, 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 1,431 (40.70%) Finance
2 899 (25.57%) Law
3 693 (19.71%) Microsoft
4 651 (18.52%) Windows
5 642 (18.26%) SQL
6 637 (18.12%) Agile Software Development
7 497 (14.14%) Degree
8 491 (13.96%) Project Management
9 461 (13.11%) Microsoft Office
10 432 (12.29%) Information Security
11 406 (11.55%) Problem-Solving
12 377 (10.72%) ITIL
13 372 (10.58%) Analytical Skills
14 370 (10.52%) SQL Server
15 349 (9.93%) Stakeholder Management
16 342 (9.73%) Business Intelligence
17 331 (9.41%) Risk Management
18 313 (8.90%) Banking
19 312 (8.87%) Active Directory
20 298 (8.48%) .NET
21 296 (8.42%) C#
22 291 (8.28%) JavaScript
23 274 (7.79%) Data Protection
24 270 (7.68%) HTML
25 263 (7.48%) GDPR
26 258 (7.34%) Management Information System
27 253 (7.20%) ISO/IEC 27001
28 241 (6.85%) Marketing
29 240 (6.83%) CSS
30 232 (6.60%) Citrix

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 (3.67%) MS Exchange
2 126 (3.58%) SharePoint
3 84 (2.39%) Skype for Business
4 79 (2.25%) IIS
5 61 (1.73%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 53 (1.51%) Exchange Server 2013
7 45 (1.28%) Exchange Server 2010
8 43 (1.22%) CMS
9 27 (0.77%) Apache
9 27 (0.77%) Confluence
10 23 (0.65%) SAS
11 22 (0.63%) Elasticsearch
12 16 (0.46%) NetWeaver
13 14 (0.40%) Apache Spark
14 12 (0.34%) SAP Portal
14 12 (0.34%) WordPress
15 11 (0.31%) nginx
15 11 (0.31%) SharePoint 2013
15 11 (0.31%) SharePoint Server
16 9 (0.26%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 461 (13.11%) Microsoft Office
2 168 (4.78%) Microsoft Excel
3 106 (3.01%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 66 (1.88%) MS Visio
5 46 (1.31%) Microsoft Project
6 17 (0.48%) Chatbot
7 16 (0.46%) Camtasia
8 15 (0.43%) Acrobat
9 14 (0.40%) Adobe Captivate
10 13 (0.37%) InVision
10 13 (0.37%) Photoshop
11 12 (0.34%) Adobe Illustrator
11 12 (0.34%) Spreadsheet
12 11 (0.31%) Adobe Creative Suite
13 8 (0.23%) SPSS
14 5 (0.14%) UserZoom
15 3 (0.085%) AutoCAD
15 3 (0.085%) InDesign
15 3 (0.085%) Revit
16 2 (0.057%) Snagit
Business Applications
1 107 (3.04%) Elite 3E
2 47 (1.34%) Relativity
3 44 (1.25%) Visualfiles
4 34 (0.97%) Concordance
5 32 (0.91%) Ringtail
6 29 (0.82%) Carpe Diem
7 27 (0.77%) Dynamics CRM
8 26 (0.74%) OpenText VIM for SAP
8 26 (0.74%) SAP CO
8 26 (0.74%) SAP FI
8 26 (0.74%) SAP FI/CO
9 25 (0.71%) SAP S/4HANA
10 17 (0.48%) Veritas eDiscovery
11 16 (0.46%) SAP CRM
12 15 (0.43%) Oracle EBS
13 10 (0.28%) HFM
13 10 (0.28%) SAP ERP
13 10 (0.28%) SAP MM
14 8 (0.23%) Oracle Internet Expenses
14 8 (0.23%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
Cloud Services
1 189 (5.38%) Microsoft Azure
2 158 (4.49%) Office 365
3 145 (4.12%) Amazon AWS
4 63 (1.79%) SaaS
5 52 (1.48%) Cloud Computing
6 39 (1.11%) Mimecast
7 27 (0.77%) IaaS
8 23 (0.65%) PaaS
9 19 (0.54%) Amazon EC2
9 19 (0.54%) Amazon S3
9 19 (0.54%) Serverless
10 17 (0.48%) Slack
11 16 (0.46%) Google Analytics
12 14 (0.40%) AWS CloudFormation
12 14 (0.40%) AWS Lambda
13 12 (0.34%) Dynamics 365
14 11 (0.31%) Virtual Private Cloud
15 9 (0.26%) Amazon CloudWatch
15 9 (0.26%) IBM Blueworks
16 8 (0.23%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 159 (4.52%) Firewall
2 101 (2.87%) Skype
3 85 (2.42%) WAN
4 80 (2.28%) LAN
5 65 (1.85%) DNS
6 63 (1.79%) SAN
6 63 (1.79%) TCP/IP
7 59 (1.68%) VPN
8 58 (1.65%) Internet
9 56 (1.59%) Network Security
10 48 (1.37%) Wireless
11 45 (1.28%) Intrusion Detection
12 44 (1.25%) DHCP
13 40 (1.14%) VoIP
14 35 (1.00%) Intranet
15 34 (0.97%) Unified Communications
16 28 (0.80%) Remote Desktop
16 28 (0.80%) WebEx
17 27 (0.77%) VLAN
18 23 (0.65%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 370 (10.52%) SQL Server
2 138 (3.92%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 109 (3.10%) Relational Database
4 87 (2.47%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 71 (2.02%) Big Data
6 69 (1.96%) MySQL
7 65 (1.85%) NoSQL
8 57 (1.62%) SQL Server 2008
9 52 (1.48%) Data Warehouse
10 47 (1.34%) Oracle Database
11 40 (1.14%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 32 (0.91%) PostgreSQL
13 31 (0.88%) Power BI
14 27 (0.77%) EDRMS
15 25 (0.71%) MS Access
16 24 (0.68%) SAP BW
17 22 (0.63%) SQL Server 2012
18 21 (0.60%) MongoDB
19 19 (0.54%) RDBMS
20 18 (0.51%) BusinessObjects
Development Applications
1 83 (2.36%) JIRA
2 76 (2.16%) Git (software)
3 62 (1.76%) Jenkins
4 54 (1.54%) Selenium
5 45 (1.28%) Team Foundation Server
6 37 (1.05%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 34 (0.97%) Cucumber
8 27 (0.77%) Visual Studio
9 26 (0.74%) SoapUI
10 24 (0.68%) Ranorex
11 23 (0.65%) Buildbot
11 23 (0.65%) JMeter
12 22 (0.63%) Gatling
12 22 (0.63%) Visual Studio Team System
13 17 (0.48%) Eclipse
14 16 (0.46%) WebDriver
15 14 (0.40%) HP UFT
16 13 (0.37%) Appium
16 13 (0.37%) Maven
16 13 (0.37%) Subversion
General
1 1,431 (40.70%) Finance
2 899 (25.57%) Law
3 313 (8.90%) Banking
4 241 (6.85%) Marketing
5 209 (5.94%) Retail
6 120 (3.41%) Telecoms
7 106 (3.01%) Investment Banking
8 105 (2.99%) Back Office
9 98 (2.79%) Games
10 56 (1.59%) Front Office
11 49 (1.39%) Advertising
12 44 (1.25%) Billing
13 42 (1.19%) Manufacturing
14 33 (0.94%) Publishing
15 29 (0.82%) Financial Institution
16 26 (0.74%) Corporate Banking
17 18 (0.51%) General Ledger
18 16 (0.46%) Retail Banking
19 11 (0.31%) German Language
20 10 (0.28%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 812 (23.09%) Analyst
2 467 (13.28%) Developer
3 231 (6.57%) Consultant
4 219 (6.23%) Project Manager
5 205 (5.83%) Business Analyst
6 158 (4.49%) Support Analyst
7 145 (4.12%) Architect
8 144 (4.10%) IT Manager
9 142 (4.04%) Service Analyst
10 138 (3.92%) Service Desk Analyst
11 124 (3.53%) Security Manager
12 119 (3.38%) Senior Analyst
13 111 (3.16%) IT Analyst
14 104 (2.96%) Information Manager
15 101 (2.87%) Trainer
16 94 (2.67%) Information Security Manager
17 81 (2.30%) .NET Developer
17 81 (2.30%) Team Leader
18 78 (2.22%) IT Trainer
19 77 (2.19%) Business Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 298 (8.48%) .NET
2 270 (7.68%) HTML
3 240 (6.83%) CSS
4 127 (3.61%) ASP.NET
5 117 (3.33%) Web Services
6 104 (2.96%) jQuery
7 95 (2.70%) XML
8 92 (2.62%) AngularJS
9 79 (2.25%) HTML5
10 64 (1.82%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 60 (1.71%) .NET Framework
12 56 (1.59%) ASP.NET Web API
13 55 (1.56%) CSS3
14 50 (1.42%) REST
15 48 (1.37%) Node.js
16 44 (1.25%) SOAP
17 43 (1.22%) FIX Protocol
17 43 (1.22%) JSON
17 43 (1.22%) WCF
18 32 (0.91%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 372 (10.58%) Analytical Skills
2 258 (7.34%) Management Information System
3 170 (4.84%) Computer Science
4 144 (4.10%) Self-Motivation
5 123 (3.50%) Data Centre
6 100 (2.84%) Blackberry
7 83 (2.36%) User Experience
8 62 (1.76%) Fintech
9 57 (1.62%) Equities
10 52 (1.48%) Fixed Income
11 51 (1.45%) e-Learning
12 48 (1.37%) Mobile App
13 45 (1.28%) iPhone
14 44 (1.25%) Greenfield Project
15 43 (1.22%) Cyberthreat
16 37 (1.05%) Algorithms
17 35 (1.00%) Data Protection Act
17 35 (1.00%) Robotics
18 34 (0.97%) Linux Command Line
18 34 (0.97%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 651 (18.52%) Windows
2 229 (6.51%) Windows 7
3 207 (5.89%) Windows Server
4 178 (5.06%) Linux
5 144 (4.10%) Windows 10
6 125 (3.56%) Windows Server 2012
7 118 (3.36%) Windows Server 2008
8 78 (2.22%) Unix
9 70 (1.99%) Android
10 47 (1.34%) Apple iOS
11 34 (0.97%) Mac OS X
12 28 (0.80%) Windows 8
13 24 (0.68%) Windows Server 2003
14 12 (0.34%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 8 (0.23%) CentOS
15 8 (0.23%) Windows Vista
16 5 (0.14%) Amazon Linux
16 5 (0.14%) Ubuntu
16 5 (0.14%) Windows XP
17 2 (0.057%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 637 (18.12%) Agile Software Development
2 491 (13.96%) Project Management
3 432 (12.29%) Information Security
4 406 (11.55%) Problem-Solving
5 377 (10.72%) ITIL
6 349 (9.93%) Stakeholder Management
7 342 (9.73%) Business Intelligence
8 331 (9.41%) Risk Management
9 274 (7.79%) Data Protection
10 226 (6.43%) Change Management
11 212 (6.03%) Business Analysis
12 199 (5.66%) Analytics
13 190 (5.40%) CRM
13 190 (5.40%) Cybersecurity
14 187 (5.32%) Continuous Improvement
15 178 (5.06%) Service Delivery
16 168 (4.78%) PRINCE2
17 161 (4.58%) Business Development
18 160 (4.55%) Coaching
19 159 (4.52%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 642 (18.26%) SQL
2 296 (8.42%) C#
3 291 (8.28%) JavaScript
4 167 (4.75%) Java
5 146 (4.15%) T-SQL
6 121 (3.44%) Python
7 103 (2.93%) PHP
8 86 (2.45%) PowerShell
9 72 (2.05%) Ruby
10 71 (2.02%) C
10 71 (2.02%) C++
11 53 (1.51%) Shell Script
12 52 (1.48%) Bash Shell
13 42 (1.19%) VBA
14 35 (1.00%) VB.NET
15 33 (0.94%) Scala
16 25 (0.71%) R
16 25 (0.71%) VB
17 23 (0.65%) ABAP
17 23 (0.65%) Perl
Qualifications
1 497 (14.14%) Degree
2 206 (5.86%) CISSP
3 172 (4.89%) CISM
4 132 (3.75%) CISA
5 106 (3.01%) Security Cleared
6 93 (2.65%) SC Cleared
7 75 (2.13%) Microsoft Certification
8 69 (1.96%) Computer Science Degree
9 61 (1.73%) ITIL Certification
10 56 (1.59%) ISEB
11 51 (1.45%) PMI Certification
12 50 (1.42%) Cisco Certification
12 50 (1.42%) MCSE
13 48 (1.37%) PMP
14 36 (1.02%) CEH
15 32 (0.91%) CRISC
16 30 (0.85%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
17 29 (0.82%) CCNP
18 27 (0.77%) SANS
19 24 (0.68%) MBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 263 (7.48%) GDPR
2 253 (7.20%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 170 (4.84%) SLA
4 132 (3.75%) QA
5 84 (2.39%) PCI DSS
6 77 (2.19%) PMO
7 57 (1.62%) Cyber Essentials
8 40 (1.14%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 34 (0.97%) ISO 9001
10 28 (0.80%) Data Quality
11 25 (0.71%) COBIT
12 24 (0.68%) MiFID
13 23 (0.65%) ISO 22301
14 20 (0.57%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
15 15 (0.43%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
16 10 (0.28%) ISAE 3402
17 6 (0.17%) HMG Security Policy Framework
17 6 (0.17%) ISO 14001
17 6 (0.17%) ISO/IEC 20000
18 5 (0.14%) COSO
System Software
1 312 (8.87%) Active Directory
2 129 (3.67%) VMware Infrastructure
3 73 (2.08%) XenApp
4 63 (1.79%) Docker
5 59 (1.68%) Hyper-V
6 48 (1.37%) XenDesktop
7 40 (1.14%) VMware ESXi
8 27 (0.77%) vSphere
9 18 (0.51%) DFS Replication
10 14 (0.40%) Virtual Machines
11 9 (0.26%) Firmware
12 8 (0.23%) Virtual Desktop
13 5 (0.14%) HDFS
13 5 (0.14%) Squid
14 4 (0.11%) Terminal Services
15 3 (0.085%) iptables
16 1 (0.028%) Apache Flume
16 1 (0.028%) RHEV
16 1 (0.028%) VirtualBox
16 1 (0.028%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 63 (1.79%) SCCM
2 42 (1.19%) Puppet
3 32 (0.91%) Kubernetes
4 31 (0.88%) Opscode Chef
5 29 (0.82%) SCOM
6 27 (0.77%) Ansible
7 13 (0.37%) Cisco CUCM
8 12 (0.34%) FTK
9 11 (0.31%) Salt
10 10 (0.28%) EnCase
11 9 (0.26%) Nessus
11 9 (0.26%) Terraform
12 8 (0.23%) AirWatch
13 7 (0.20%) WSUS
14 6 (0.17%) Backup Exec
14 6 (0.17%) CASB
14 6 (0.17%) CSIRT
14 6 (0.17%) Norton AntiVirus
14 6 (0.17%) vCenter Server
15 5 (0.14%) DameWare
Vendors
1 693 (19.71%) Microsoft
2 232 (6.60%) Citrix
3 228 (6.48%) iManage
4 214 (6.09%) VMware
5 146 (4.15%) Oracle
5 146 (4.15%) SAP
6 132 (3.75%) Cisco
7 92 (2.62%) Aderant
8 76 (2.16%) Intapp
9 58 (1.65%) Adobe
10 54 (1.54%) LexisNexis
11 53 (1.51%) HP
12 44 (1.25%) Bloomberg
13 41 (1.17%) Google
13 41 (1.17%) Salesforce.com
14 34 (0.97%) Fidessa
15 27 (0.77%) IBM
16 24 (0.68%) NetApp
16 24 (0.68%) Tableau
17 23 (0.65%) Nuix