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

Legal
UK
3 months to
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 155 158 163
Rank change year-on-year +3 +5  
Permanent jobs citing Legal 1778 2172 2114
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 2.10% 2.10% 1.96%
As % of the General category 5.20% 4.78% 4.43%
Number of salaries quoted 1392 1628 1658
Median salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £30,000 £28,100
10% offered a salary of more than £75,500 £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 34217 45421 47669
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 40.45% 43.92% 44.14%
Number of salaries quoted 27583 36690 37393
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 27 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 27 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 +7 1673 £50,000 - 237
London +8 960 £55,000 +6.79% 131
City of London +45 213 £55,000 +12.24% 44
South East +10 212 £51,250 +2.50% 33
East of England +29 123 £43,000 -21.10% 14
Yorkshire +2 116 £35,000 -17.64% 17
North West -45 107 £40,000 -5.88% 15
Manchester -42 81 £40,000 -6.43% 12
Surrey +33 75 £55,000 -4.34% 6
West Yorkshire +5 71 £36,000 -20.00% 9
West Midlands +22 63 £40,000 +4.71% 13
Leeds +38 61 £37,500 - 6
South West +30 57 £40,000 -5.88% 5
Essex +33 55 £43,000 -31.20% 6
Hampshire +29 47 £60,000 +23.71% 9
Scotland +22 38 £55,000 +46.66% 9
Bristol +8 35 £43,750 -2.77% 3
Hertfordshire -8 34 £33,750 -33.82% 3
East Midlands -37 33 £50,000 +17.64% 6
Berkshire -34 28 £45,000 -10.00% 5
Egham -4 27 - -
South Yorkshire +3 26 £55,000 +29.41% 4
Kent +23 25 £30,000 -20.00% 1
Buckinghamshire +29 24 £45,250 -43.43% 4
Edinburgh +8 24 £55,000 +46.66% 4
Chelmsford +2 24 £43,000 -14.00% 3
Birmingham -17 22 £33,000 -5.24% 7
Farnborough +22 19 £65,000 +23.80%
North Yorkshire +19 19 £35,000 +84.21% 3
Basingstoke +12 19 £52,500 +66.66% 5

Legal
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 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 1421 (40.59%) Finance
2 845 (24.14%) Microsoft
3 769 (21.97%) Law
4 708 (20.22%) SQL
5 665 (18.99%) Agile Software Development
6 613 (17.51%) Business Intelligence
7 610 (17.42%) Windows
8 566 (16.17%) MS Excel
9 555 (15.85%) Degree
10 502 (14.34%) SQL Server
11 489 (13.97%) Project Management
12 408 (11.65%) MS Office
13 383 (10.94%) ITIL
14 372 (10.63%) Stakeholder Management
15 371 (10.60%) Active Directory
16 358 (10.23%) Analytical Skills
17 357 (10.20%) .NET
18 331 (9.45%) Banking
19 323 (9.23%) Risk Management
20 321 (9.17%) C#
21 300 (8.57%) Information Security
22 296 (8.45%) Windows 7
23 295 (8.43%) Business Analysis
24 293 (8.37%) JavaScript
25 245 (7.00%) HTML
26 241 (6.88%) Management Information System
27 226 (6.46%) Data Warehouse
28 223 (6.37%) Analytics
29 222 (6.34%) SQL Server Integration Services
29 222 (6.34%) SQL Server Reporting Services

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
1 127 (3.63%) SharePoint
2 111 (3.17%) MS Exchange
3 86 (2.46%) CMS
4 62 (1.77%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 55 (1.57%) SAS
6 47 (1.34%) Exchange Server 2010
7 33 (0.94%) Umbraco
8 27 (0.77%) IIS
9 26 (0.74%) WordPress
10 25 (0.71%) Apache
11 24 (0.69%) Exchange Server 2013
12 21 (0.60%) Apache Spark
13 20 (0.57%) Skype for Business
14 19 (0.54%) Confluence
15 18 (0.51%) IBM Notes
16 17 (0.49%) Adobe Experience Manager
16 17 (0.49%) BizTalk Server
17 15 (0.43%) SharePoint 2013
18 12 (0.34%) Apache Pig
19 11 (0.31%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 566 (16.17%) MS Excel
2 408 (11.65%) MS Office
3 101 (2.88%) MS PowerPoint
4 60 (1.71%) MS Project
5 54 (1.54%) MS Visio
6 21 (0.60%) Acrobat
7 17 (0.49%) Photoshop
8 10 (0.29%) SPSS
9 8 (0.23%) Adobe Captivate
9 8 (0.23%) Spreadsheet
10 6 (0.17%) Adobe Illustrator
11 5 (0.14%) Camtasia
12 3 (0.086%) InDesign
13 2 (0.057%) Adobe Creative Suite
13 2 (0.057%) AutoCAD
13 2 (0.057%) HipChat
13 2 (0.057%) RoboHelp
13 2 (0.057%) Simulink
14 1 (0.029%) InVision
14 1 (0.029%) SOLIDWORKS
Business Applications
1 60 (1.71%) Visualfiles
2 27 (0.77%) SAP FI
3 26 (0.74%) SAP CO
3 26 (0.74%) SAP FI/CO
4 25 (0.71%) Dynamics CRM
5 23 (0.66%) SAP FSCM
6 17 (0.49%) Adobe Campaign
7 15 (0.43%) Relativity
8 9 (0.26%) SAP CRM
9 8 (0.23%) Magento
9 8 (0.23%) OpenText MBPM
10 7 (0.20%) Dynamics AX
11 6 (0.17%) SAP ERP
11 6 (0.17%) SAP R/3
12 5 (0.14%) DocuMatrix
12 5 (0.14%) Dynamics NAV
12 5 (0.14%) Oracle Applications
12 5 (0.14%) Oracle EBS
12 5 (0.14%) Oracle EBS R12
12 5 (0.14%) Oracle Financials
Cloud Services
1 182 (5.20%) Microsoft Azure
2 66 (1.89%) SaaS
3 53 (1.51%) Mimecast
4 46 (1.31%) Amazon AWS
5 44 (1.26%) Office 365
6 35 (1.00%) PaaS
7 29 (0.83%) IaaS
8 22 (0.63%) Google Analytics
9 21 (0.60%) Adobe Analytics
10 14 (0.40%) Google Tag Manager
11 12 (0.34%) GitHub
12 11 (0.31%) Google Cloud Platform
13 9 (0.26%) Data Lake Analytics
13 9 (0.26%) Google App Engine
14 8 (0.23%) Cloud Computing
15 4 (0.11%) FinancialForce.com
15 4 (0.11%) Trello
16 3 (0.086%) Amazon EMR
17 2 (0.057%) Responsys
17 2 (0.057%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 156 (4.46%) Firewall
2 117 (3.34%) VPN
3 80 (2.29%) TCP/IP
4 74 (2.11%) LAN
5 73 (2.09%) DNS
6 67 (1.91%) WAN
7 60 (1.71%) Network Security
8 59 (1.69%) Internet
9 53 (1.51%) Intrusion Detection
10 48 (1.37%) Intranet
11 44 (1.26%) DHCP
12 37 (1.06%) VoIP
13 32 (0.91%) SAN
13 32 (0.91%) Wireless
14 28 (0.80%) Skype
15 23 (0.66%) Cisco ASA
16 19 (0.54%) Remote Desktop
17 17 (0.49%) Extranet
17 17 (0.49%) HTTP
17 17 (0.49%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 502 (14.34%) SQL Server
2 226 (6.46%) Data Warehouse
3 222 (6.34%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 222 (6.34%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 177 (5.06%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 135 (3.86%) Power BI
6 123 (3.51%) Relational Database
7 116 (3.31%) Big Data
8 105 (3.00%) SQL Server 2008
9 89 (2.54%) SQL Server 2012
9 89 (2.54%) SQL Server 2014
10 83 (2.37%) QlikView
11 72 (2.06%) MySQL
12 60 (1.71%) NoSQL
13 57 (1.63%) SQL Server 2016
14 55 (1.57%) Data Mining
15 54 (1.54%) RDBMS
16 48 (1.37%) Azure SQL Database
17 42 (1.20%) Hadoop
18 36 (1.03%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 72 (2.06%) Git (software)
2 55 (1.57%) JIRA
2 55 (1.57%) Visual Studio
3 51 (1.46%) Selenium
4 49 (1.40%) Team Foundation Server
5 41 (1.17%) HP UFT
6 37 (1.06%) LoadRunner
7 29 (0.83%) Cucumber
7 29 (0.83%) SoapUI
8 28 (0.80%) Eclipse
9 24 (0.69%) MSI
10 21 (0.60%) Jenkins
11 20 (0.57%) Subversion
12 17 (0.49%) LSMW
13 16 (0.46%) Grunt
13 16 (0.46%) gulp
14 13 (0.37%) Maven
15 11 (0.31%) JUnit
15 11 (0.31%) MSTest
16 10 (0.29%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 1421 (40.59%) Finance
2 769 (21.97%) Law
3 331 (9.45%) Banking
4 212 (6.06%) Marketing
5 192 (5.48%) Retail
6 98 (2.80%) Telecoms
7 83 (2.37%) Publishing
8 82 (2.34%) Investment Banking
9 80 (2.29%) Back Office
10 51 (1.46%) Billing
11 36 (1.03%) Advertising
11 36 (1.03%) Corporate Banking
12 31 (0.89%) Manufacturing
13 29 (0.83%) Front Office
14 26 (0.74%) Games
15 23 (0.66%) Financial Institution
16 20 (0.57%) German Language
17 16 (0.46%) French Language
17 16 (0.46%) Pharmaceutical
18 12 (0.34%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 929 (26.54%) Analyst
2 545 (15.57%) Developer
3 264 (7.54%) Business Analyst
4 235 (6.71%) Consultant
5 209 (5.97%) Project Manager
6 176 (5.03%) Service Analyst
7 166 (4.74%) Support Analyst
8 163 (4.66%) Architect
9 151 (4.31%) IT Manager
10 136 (3.88%) IT Analyst
11 133 (3.80%) Service Desk Analyst
12 128 (3.66%) .NET Developer
13 110 (3.14%) Junior
14 104 (2.97%) IT Support
15 99 (2.83%) Legal Analyst
15 99 (2.83%) Security Analyst
16 93 (2.66%) Trainer
17 92 (2.63%) SQL Developer
18 83 (2.37%) Security Manager
18 83 (2.37%) Senior Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 357 (10.20%) .NET
2 245 (7.00%) HTML
3 170 (4.86%) CSS
4 114 (3.26%) ASP.NET
5 107 (3.06%) HTML5
6 103 (2.94%) XML
7 100 (2.86%) .NET Framework
8 99 (2.83%) AngularJS
9 86 (2.46%) MDX
9 86 (2.46%) Web Services
10 83 (2.37%) ASP.NET MVC
11 78 (2.23%) jQuery
12 60 (1.71%) ASP.NET Web API
13 48 (1.37%) CSS3
14 39 (1.11%) SOAP
14 39 (1.11%) Twitter Bootstrap
15 36 (1.03%) WCF
16 34 (0.97%) React
17 31 (0.89%) Ruby on Rails
18 30 (0.86%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 358 (10.23%) Analytical Skills
2 241 (6.88%) Management Information System
3 133 (3.80%) User Experience
4 131 (3.74%) Computer Science
5 95 (2.71%) Fintech
6 82 (2.34%) Blackberry
7 73 (2.09%) iPad
8 67 (1.91%) Data Centre
9 46 (1.31%) e-Learning
10 42 (1.20%) Video Conferencing
11 36 (1.03%) Data Protection Act
11 36 (1.03%) Mobile App
12 35 (1.00%) Driving Licence
13 34 (0.97%) Equities
14 32 (0.91%) PMI
15 30 (0.86%) Virtual Team
16 29 (0.83%) Hybrid Cloud
17 26 (0.74%) Smartphone
17 26 (0.74%) Social Media
18 24 (0.69%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 610 (17.42%) Windows
2 296 (8.45%) Windows 7
3 171 (4.88%) Windows Server
4 147 (4.20%) Linux
5 86 (2.46%) Windows Server 2008
6 83 (2.37%) Windows Server 2012
7 77 (2.20%) Unix
8 75 (2.14%) Windows 10
9 41 (1.17%) Windows 8
10 35 (1.00%) Android
11 32 (0.91%) Windows XP
12 19 (0.54%) Windows Server 2003
13 16 (0.46%) Mac OS X
13 16 (0.46%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 14 (0.40%) Apple iOS
15 12 (0.34%) CentOS
16 6 (0.17%) Solaris
17 4 (0.11%) Windows Phone
17 4 (0.11%) Windows Vista
18 3 (0.086%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 665 (18.99%) Agile Software Development
2 613 (17.51%) Business Intelligence
3 489 (13.97%) Project Management
4 383 (10.94%) ITIL
5 372 (10.63%) Stakeholder Management
6 323 (9.23%) Risk Management
7 300 (8.57%) Information Security
8 295 (8.43%) Business Analysis
9 223 (6.37%) Analytics
10 204 (5.83%) Service Management
11 200 (5.71%) PRINCE2
12 196 (5.60%) Case Management
13 175 (5.00%) Change Management
13 175 (5.00%) Continuous Improvement
14 170 (4.86%) MVC
15 162 (4.63%) Coaching
15 162 (4.63%) Mentoring
16 152 (4.34%) ETL
16 152 (4.34%) Service Delivery
17 151 (4.31%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 708 (20.22%) SQL
2 321 (9.17%) C#
3 293 (8.37%) JavaScript
4 219 (6.26%) T-SQL
5 213 (6.08%) Java
6 115 (3.28%) Python
7 84 (2.40%) PHP
8 78 (2.23%) C
9 72 (2.06%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
10 52 (1.49%) Ruby
11 51 (1.46%) C++
12 42 (1.20%) PowerShell
13 41 (1.17%) R
14 40 (1.14%) Perl
15 35 (1.00%) VB.NET
16 27 (0.77%) VBA
17 26 (0.74%) VB
18 22 (0.63%) Scala
19 18 (0.51%) ABAP
20 16 (0.46%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 555 (15.85%) Degree
2 218 (6.23%) CISSP
3 178 (5.08%) CISM
4 160 (4.57%) ISEB
5 125 (3.57%) CISA
6 115 (3.28%) Microsoft Certification
7 73 (2.09%) Cisco Certification
8 72 (2.06%) Security Cleared
9 65 (1.86%) ISTQB
10 63 (1.80%) ITIL Certification
11 51 (1.46%) PMI Certification
12 39 (1.11%) SC Cleared
13 38 (1.09%) CCNP
13 38 (1.09%) GIAC
14 36 (1.03%) SANS
15 33 (0.94%) MCSE
16 32 (0.91%) PMP
17 29 (0.83%) DV Cleared
18 27 (0.77%) CCNA
19 26 (0.74%) Network+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 183 (5.23%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 155 (4.43%) SLA
3 103 (2.94%) QA
4 98 (2.80%) PMO
5 52 (1.49%) Data Quality
6 47 (1.34%) Cyber Essentials
7 37 (1.06%) PCI DSS
8 35 (1.00%) WCAG
9 33 (0.94%) MiFID
10 23 (0.66%) GDPR
10 23 (0.66%) ISO22301
11 20 (0.57%) EMIR
12 19 (0.54%) COBIT
12 19 (0.54%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
13 18 (0.51%) ISO27002
14 11 (0.31%) Sarbanes-Oxley
15 10 (0.29%) FATCA
15 10 (0.29%) Solvency II
16 9 (0.26%) ISO 9000
16 9 (0.26%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 371 (10.60%) Active Directory
2 100 (2.86%) VMware Infrastructure
3 33 (0.94%) XenApp
4 31 (0.89%) Hyper-V
5 22 (0.63%) Microsoft App-V
6 19 (0.54%) vSphere
7 14 (0.40%) Virtual Desktop
7 14 (0.40%) XenDesktop
8 12 (0.34%) Firmware
9 11 (0.31%) Docker
10 10 (0.29%) VMware ESXi
11 9 (0.26%) VMware ESX
12 7 (0.20%) Virtual Machines
13 6 (0.17%) vCloud
14 5 (0.14%) ProxySG
14 5 (0.14%) Terminal Services
15 3 (0.086%) ISA Server
15 3 (0.086%) NDS
15 3 (0.086%) NetIQ eDirectory
15 3 (0.086%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 43 (1.23%) SCCM
2 25 (0.71%) CSIRT
3 21 (0.60%) Host Intrusion Detection System
4 12 (0.34%) Ambari
5 11 (0.31%) Cisco CUCM
6 8 (0.23%) EnCase
6 8 (0.23%) HP Quality Center
7 6 (0.17%) Failover Clustering
7 6 (0.17%) Puppet
7 6 (0.17%) QRadar
8 5 (0.14%) FortiGate
8 5 (0.14%) HAProxy
8 5 (0.14%) SCOM
9 4 (0.11%) Ansible
9 4 (0.11%) FTK
9 4 (0.11%) Nessus
9 4 (0.11%) Perfmon
10 3 (0.086%) Control-M
10 3 (0.086%) Kubernetes
10 3 (0.086%) MIMEsweeper
Vendors
1 845 (24.14%) Microsoft
2 205 (5.86%) Citrix
3 167 (4.77%) VMware
4 152 (4.34%) SAP
5 141 (4.03%) iManage
6 135 (3.86%) Cisco
7 124 (3.54%) Oracle
8 100 (2.86%) Tableau
9 52 (1.49%) Google
10 49 (1.40%) HP
11 48 (1.37%) Adobe
12 45 (1.29%) Mitel
13 43 (1.23%) Apple
14 32 (0.91%) Salesforce.com
15 29 (0.83%) Juniper
16 27 (0.77%) LexisNexis
16 27 (0.77%) Sun
17 25 (0.71%) AppSense
17 25 (0.71%) Informatica
18 23 (0.66%) ServiceNow
Manchester, Lancashire
Venturi
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum + company benefits
Posted: 20 hours ago
Dewsbury, West Yorkshire
Spring Technology
Posted: 19 hours ago
London
Venturi
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits + Home Working
Posted: 20 hours ago
York, North Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £competitive, call for details
Posted: 12 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Douglas-Scott
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Good Package
Posted: 13 hours ago
Peterborough, Cambridgeshire
onezeero.
Salary: £23000 - £28000 per annum + Market rate + Competitive
Posted: 11 hours ago
London
Information Technology Services
Salary: £30k - 32k per year
Posted: 20 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £30000.00 - £40000.00 per annum
Posted: 13 hours ago
Central London / West End
Latcom Ltd
Salary: From £55,000 to £60,000 per annum
Posted: 14 hours ago
Midlothian
Net Recruit.co.uk Ltd
Salary: Competitive DOE
Posted: 18 hours ago
London
Venturi
Salary: £40000 - £60000.00 per annum + company benefits
Posted: 12 hours ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: Highly Competitive Salary and Excellent Benefits
Posted: 17 hours ago
London
Mortimer Spinks
Salary: £65000 - £85000 per annum + Excellent Benefits and Bonus
Posted: 20 hours ago
Thame, Oxfordshire
Ascend Consulting
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 11 hours ago
London
Nicoll Curtin
Salary: £100000 - £145000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 15 hours ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Streamline Connections
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 17 hours ago
City, London
ComputAppoint
Salary: £72000 per annum + excellent benefits & onsite services
Posted: 15 hours ago
London
ReThink Recruitment
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + package, pension, bonus and shares
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Bath, Avon
Streamline Connections
Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 15 hours ago
City, London
Hatstand Limited
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus, Pension, Training
Posted: 19 hours ago
London
Streamline Connections
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 11 hours ago
West London
L'OREAL UK LTD
Posted: 20 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
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