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 25 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Legal
UK
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 162 167 166
Rank change year-on-year +5 -1  
Permanent jobs citing Legal 1949 1989 2197
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 2.21% 2.05% 1.98%
As % of the General category 5.23% 4.79% 4.45%
Number of salaries quoted 1440 1621 1687
Median salary £50,000 £50,000 £48,625
Median salary % change year-on-year - +2.82%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £29,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £79,000 £72,500 £77,500
UK excluding London median salary £43,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year -4.44% +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 37259 41561 49316
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 42.30% 42.81% 44.55%
Number of salaries quoted 28449 34014 39041
Median salary £52,500 £51,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.94% +3.00%  
90% offered a salary of more than £31,250 £30,000 £30,500
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 25 June 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 25 June 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 +5 1889 £50,000 - 195
London +7 1187 £55,000 - 104
City of London +46 267 £52,500 +5.00% 28
South East +52 215 £42,500 -19.04% 25
North West -16 142 £41,500 -4.59% 18
Manchester -14 99 £41,500 -4.59% 10
West Midlands +25 91 £45,000 - 8
Birmingham +28 77 £45,000 -5.26% 3
East of England -1 75 £45,000 -18.18% 14
Yorkshire -43 73 £42,500 +11.84% 11
South West -2 60 £36,750 -2.00% 10
Buckinghamshire +40 58 £24,000 -42.16% 5
West Yorkshire -17 55 £40,750 +7.23% 11
Berkshire +20 46 £58,000 +16.00% 5
Milton Keynes +31 43 £47,500 +11.11% 3
Hertfordshire +14 42 £42,500 -22.72% 4
Surrey +10 42 £38,500 -26.66% 9
Hampshire +28 38 £40,000 -11.11% 2
Leeds -26 35 £32,500 -13.33% 10
Bristol -22 34 £35,000 -26.31% 4
Cheshire -10 33 £40,000 -36.75% 5
East Midlands -10 29 £38,750 -20.51% 2
Basingstoke +9 21 £31,500 -
Oxfordshire +17 18 £28,625 -55.96% 1
Essex -25 18 £46,250 -7.50% 1
Scotland 0 16 £52,500 +5.00% 8
North East +26 15 £45,000 +50.00% 3
Bracknell +36 14 £52,000 +15.55% 1
Reading +27 14 £85,000 +30.76% 1
Bromley +3 14 £30,000 -57.14%

For the 6 months to 25 June 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 1480 (39.58%) Finance
2 940 (25.14%) Microsoft
3 830 (22.20%) Business Intelligence
4 773 (20.67%) Law
5 754 (20.17%) Agile Software Development
6 732 (19.58%) SQL
7 708 (18.94%) Windows
8 603 (16.13%) SQL Server
9 594 (15.89%) Degree
10 523 (13.99%) Project Management
11 428 (11.45%) Microsoft Office
12 414 (11.07%) ITIL
13 405 (10.83%) .NET
14 402 (10.75%) JavaScript
15 397 (10.62%) Analytical Skills
16 379 (10.14%) Active Directory
17 363 (9.71%) C#
18 359 (9.60%) HTML
19 326 (8.72%) Banking
20 322 (8.61%) Stakeholder Management
21 315 (8.42%) CSS
22 292 (7.81%) Windows 7
23 283 (7.57%) Risk Management
24 282 (7.54%) Information Security
25 265 (7.09%) Retail
26 260 (6.95%) Business Analysis
27 253 (6.77%) SQL Server Reporting Services
28 247 (6.61%) Windows Server
29 244 (6.53%) Java
30 237 (6.34%) 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
1 171 (4.57%) MS Exchange
2 159 (4.25%) SharePoint
3 100 (2.67%) CMS
4 76 (2.03%) Exchange Server 2010
5 64 (1.71%) Exchange Server 2013
6 49 (1.31%) Apache
7 45 (1.20%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 36 (0.96%) IIS
9 34 (0.91%) Umbraco
10 31 (0.83%) SAS
10 31 (0.83%) Skype for Business
11 28 (0.75%) SharePoint 2013
12 21 (0.56%) Confluence
13 19 (0.51%) Apache Solr
14 18 (0.48%) Apache Spark
15 15 (0.40%) Exchange Server 2007
16 14 (0.37%) Drupal
17 12 (0.32%) BizTalk Server
17 12 (0.32%) EPiServer
18 10 (0.27%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 428 (11.45%) Microsoft Office
2 219 (5.86%) Microsoft Excel
3 100 (2.67%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 59 (1.58%) MS Visio
5 48 (1.28%) Microsoft Project
6 23 (0.62%) Photoshop
7 19 (0.51%) Adobe Captivate
8 15 (0.40%) Acrobat
9 10 (0.27%) SPSS
10 6 (0.16%) Adobe Illustrator
10 6 (0.16%) Spreadsheet
11 5 (0.13%) Lectora
12 2 (0.053%) AutoCAD
12 2 (0.053%) Camtasia
12 2 (0.053%) Final Cut Pro
12 2 (0.053%) HipChat
12 2 (0.053%) RoboHelp
13 1 (0.027%) CorelDRAW
13 1 (0.027%) InDesign
13 1 (0.027%) SOLIDWORKS
Business Applications
1 46 (1.23%) Visualfiles
2 34 (0.91%) Dynamics CRM
3 31 (0.83%) SAP FI
4 30 (0.80%) SAP CO
4 30 (0.80%) SAP FI/CO
5 27 (0.72%) SAP FSCM
6 21 (0.56%) Actimize
7 20 (0.53%) Dynamics AX
8 18 (0.48%) Magento
9 15 (0.40%) Relativity
10 11 (0.29%) FastStats
11 10 (0.27%) SAP Oil and Gas
12 9 (0.24%) Salesforce.com CRM
12 9 (0.24%) SAP GTS
13 8 (0.21%) Adobe Campaign
13 8 (0.21%) NetSuite
13 8 (0.21%) SAP CRM
14 7 (0.19%) Workfront
15 6 (0.16%) Oracle Cash Management
15 6 (0.16%) Siebel CRM
Cloud Services
1 235 (6.29%) Microsoft Azure
2 79 (2.11%) SaaS
3 71 (1.90%) Office 365
4 63 (1.68%) Amazon AWS
5 32 (0.86%) PaaS
6 31 (0.83%) GitHub
7 29 (0.78%) Mimecast
8 27 (0.72%) IaaS
9 17 (0.45%) Cloud Computing
10 16 (0.43%) Google Analytics
11 12 (0.32%) Google Tag Manager
12 11 (0.29%) FinancialForce.com
13 8 (0.21%) Adobe Analytics
13 8 (0.21%) Google Play
13 8 (0.21%) iTunes
14 7 (0.19%) DigitalOcean
14 7 (0.19%) Heroku
14 7 (0.19%) IBM Blueworks
14 7 (0.19%) Mavenlink
15 4 (0.11%) Dynamics 365
Communications & Networking
1 167 (4.47%) Firewall
2 139 (3.72%) DNS
3 109 (2.92%) TCP/IP
4 100 (2.67%) VPN
5 90 (2.41%) DHCP
6 77 (2.06%) Network Security
7 75 (2.01%) Internet
8 71 (1.90%) SAN
9 66 (1.77%) WAN
10 65 (1.74%) LAN
11 53 (1.42%) VoIP
12 51 (1.36%) Intranet
13 41 (1.10%) HTTP
14 40 (1.07%) Intrusion Detection
15 35 (0.94%) VLAN
16 34 (0.91%) Cisco ASA
17 30 (0.80%) MPLS
18 29 (0.78%) Skype
19 27 (0.72%) WebEx
20 22 (0.59%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 603 (16.13%) SQL Server
2 253 (6.77%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 205 (5.48%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 198 (5.30%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 175 (4.68%) Data Warehouse
6 174 (4.65%) Power BI
7 152 (4.07%) Relational Database
8 135 (3.61%) MySQL
9 119 (3.18%) SQL Server 2008
10 114 (3.05%) Big Data
11 81 (2.17%) QlikView
12 77 (2.06%) SQL Server 2012
13 64 (1.71%) RDBMS
14 52 (1.39%) Data Mining
14 52 (1.39%) SQL Server 2016
15 50 (1.34%) MS Access
15 50 (1.34%) PostgreSQL
15 50 (1.34%) SQL Server 2014
16 46 (1.23%) NoSQL
17 40 (1.07%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 130 (3.48%) Git (software)
2 78 (2.09%) Visual Studio
3 68 (1.82%) JIRA
4 46 (1.23%) Team Foundation Server
5 38 (1.02%) Subversion
6 30 (0.80%) Jenkins
7 28 (0.75%) Eclipse
8 27 (0.72%) MSI
9 26 (0.70%) HP UFT
10 25 (0.67%) LoadRunner
10 25 (0.67%) Selenium
11 22 (0.59%) Maven
12 16 (0.43%) webpack
13 14 (0.37%) Cucumber
14 12 (0.32%) LSMW
15 11 (0.29%) SoapUI
15 11 (0.29%) TeamCity
16 10 (0.27%) gulp
16 10 (0.27%) PHPUnit
16 10 (0.27%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 1480 (39.58%) Finance
2 773 (20.67%) Law
3 326 (8.72%) Banking
4 265 (7.09%) Retail
5 217 (5.80%) Marketing
6 131 (3.50%) Investment Banking
7 103 (2.75%) Telecoms
8 96 (2.57%) Billing
9 81 (2.17%) Back Office
10 68 (1.82%) Publishing
11 58 (1.55%) Manufacturing
12 48 (1.28%) Retail Banking
13 41 (1.10%) Advertising
14 40 (1.07%) Front Office
15 33 (0.88%) Corporate Banking
16 25 (0.67%) Games
17 22 (0.59%) Financial Institution
18 20 (0.53%) German Language
19 18 (0.48%) Electronics
20 16 (0.43%) French Language
Job Titles
1 956 (25.57%) Analyst
2 686 (18.35%) Developer
3 273 (7.30%) Business Analyst
4 246 (6.58%) Consultant
5 189 (5.05%) Project Manager
5 189 (5.05%) Support Analyst
6 159 (4.25%) Architect
7 144 (3.85%) IT Analyst
8 143 (3.82%) Service Analyst
9 139 (3.72%) IT Manager
10 134 (3.58%) Financial Analyst
11 122 (3.26%) .NET Developer
11 122 (3.26%) Junior
12 109 (2.92%) Security Analyst
12 109 (2.92%) Team Leader
13 105 (2.81%) Trainer
14 104 (2.78%) Senior Analyst
14 104 (2.78%) Senior Developer
15 103 (2.75%) SQL Developer
16 95 (2.54%) Service Desk Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 405 (10.83%) .NET
2 359 (9.60%) HTML
3 315 (8.42%) CSS
4 157 (4.20%) ASP.NET
5 153 (4.09%) jQuery
6 142 (3.80%) Web Services
7 126 (3.37%) HTML5
8 124 (3.32%) XML
9 120 (3.21%) AngularJS
10 102 (2.73%) REST
11 98 (2.62%) .NET Framework
12 97 (2.59%) MDX
13 86 (2.30%) ASP.NET MVC
14 69 (1.85%) ASP.NET Web API
15 64 (1.71%) Twitter Bootstrap
16 62 (1.66%) React
16 62 (1.66%) SOAP
17 56 (1.50%) Node.js
18 55 (1.47%) CSS3
19 53 (1.42%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 397 (10.62%) Analytical Skills
2 235 (6.29%) Management Information System
3 157 (4.20%) User Experience
4 106 (2.83%) Computer Science
5 88 (2.35%) Fintech
6 70 (1.87%) Virtual Team
7 69 (1.85%) Data Centre
8 65 (1.74%) Blackberry
9 52 (1.39%) e-Learning
10 51 (1.36%) Mobile App
11 49 (1.31%) Greenfield Project
12 47 (1.26%) Data Protection Act
13 37 (0.99%) iPad
14 32 (0.86%) Social Media
15 31 (0.83%) Video Conferencing
16 28 (0.75%) Equities
16 28 (0.75%) Smartphone
17 26 (0.70%) Derivative
18 25 (0.67%) BYOD
18 25 (0.67%) Hybrid Cloud
Operating Systems
1 708 (18.94%) Windows
2 292 (7.81%) Windows 7
3 247 (6.61%) Windows Server
4 211 (5.64%) Linux
5 138 (3.69%) Windows Server 2008
6 128 (3.42%) Windows Server 2012
7 110 (2.94%) Windows 10
8 94 (2.51%) Unix
9 73 (1.95%) Android
10 57 (1.52%) Apple iOS
11 39 (1.04%) Windows 8
12 21 (0.56%) Windows XP
13 16 (0.43%) Windows Server 2003
14 15 (0.40%) Mac OS X
15 12 (0.32%) Ubuntu
16 10 (0.27%) Debian
17 7 (0.19%) Mac OS
18 6 (0.16%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
19 5 (0.13%) CentOS
20 3 (0.080%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 830 (22.20%) Business Intelligence
2 754 (20.17%) Agile Software Development
3 523 (13.99%) Project Management
4 414 (11.07%) ITIL
5 322 (8.61%) Stakeholder Management
6 283 (7.57%) Risk Management
7 282 (7.54%) Information Security
8 260 (6.95%) Business Analysis
9 220 (5.88%) Mentoring
10 201 (5.38%) MVC
11 191 (5.11%) Service Management
12 186 (4.97%) Change Management
13 184 (4.92%) Analytics
14 183 (4.89%) PRINCE2
15 170 (4.55%) Case Management
16 167 (4.47%) ETL
17 165 (4.41%) Coaching
18 164 (4.39%) Continuous Improvement
19 161 (4.31%) CRM
20 159 (4.25%) Business Development
Programming Languages
1 732 (19.58%) SQL
2 402 (10.75%) JavaScript
3 363 (9.71%) C#
4 244 (6.53%) Java
5 237 (6.34%) T-SQL
6 157 (4.20%) PHP
7 92 (2.46%) Python
8 81 (2.17%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
9 75 (2.01%) C++
10 71 (1.90%) PowerShell
11 58 (1.55%) VBA
12 50 (1.34%) C
13 47 (1.26%) Scala
14 46 (1.23%) VB
15 36 (0.96%) Ruby
16 35 (0.94%) VB.NET
17 27 (0.72%) Apple Swift
17 27 (0.72%) Perl
18 23 (0.62%) ES6
19 22 (0.59%) ABAP
Qualifications
1 594 (15.89%) Degree
2 204 (5.46%) CISSP
3 157 (4.20%) CISM
4 116 (3.10%) ISEB
5 106 (2.83%) CISA
6 104 (2.78%) Microsoft Certification
7 80 (2.14%) Security Cleared
8 73 (1.95%) ITIL Certification
9 70 (1.87%) Cisco Certification
10 53 (1.42%) SC Cleared
11 48 (1.28%) Computer Science Degree
12 46 (1.23%) MCSE
13 43 (1.15%) GIAC
14 37 (0.99%) ISTQB
15 34 (0.91%) CNA
15 34 (0.91%) Novell Certification
16 33 (0.88%) SANS
17 32 (0.86%) PMI Certification
18 31 (0.83%) Master's Degree
19 29 (0.78%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 173 (4.63%) SLA
2 171 (4.57%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 135 (3.61%) QA
4 70 (1.87%) PMO
5 59 (1.58%) Data Quality
5 59 (1.58%) GDPR
6 45 (1.20%) PCI DSS
7 35 (0.94%) Cyber Essentials
8 30 (0.80%) MiFID
9 27 (0.72%) WCAG
10 22 (0.59%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
11 21 (0.56%) EMIR
12 20 (0.53%) Dodd-Frank
12 20 (0.53%) ISO 9001
13 18 (0.48%) COBIT
14 17 (0.45%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
15 16 (0.43%) ISO 22301
16 11 (0.29%) ISO 9000
17 7 (0.19%) Sarbanes-Oxley
17 7 (0.19%) Solvency II
System Software
1 379 (10.14%) Active Directory
2 109 (2.92%) VMware Infrastructure
3 53 (1.42%) Hyper-V
4 38 (1.02%) XenApp
5 37 (0.99%) VMware ESXi
6 26 (0.70%) XenDesktop
7 25 (0.67%) Microsoft App-V
8 24 (0.64%) vSphere
9 22 (0.59%) DFS Replication
9 22 (0.59%) Docker
10 18 (0.48%) Virtual Desktop
11 15 (0.40%) ProxySG
12 14 (0.37%) Firmware
13 13 (0.35%) Varnish
14 9 (0.24%) Virtual Machines
15 7 (0.19%) HDFS
15 7 (0.19%) Terminal Services
16 6 (0.16%) VMware Server
17 4 (0.11%) XenServer
18 3 (0.080%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 67 (1.79%) SCCM
2 21 (0.56%) CSIRT
2 21 (0.56%) Host Intrusion Detection System
3 19 (0.51%) Nessus
4 16 (0.43%) SCOM
5 12 (0.32%) McAfee ePO
6 10 (0.27%) Opscode Chef
7 9 (0.24%) Ambari
7 9 (0.24%) Cisco CUCM
7 9 (0.24%) Puppet
8 7 (0.19%) Failover Clustering
8 7 (0.19%) Nmap
9 6 (0.16%) Nagios
9 6 (0.16%) ServiceCenter
9 6 (0.16%) WSUS
10 5 (0.13%) Computer Emergency Response Teams
10 5 (0.13%) Kubernetes
10 5 (0.13%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
11 4 (0.11%) FortiGate
11 4 (0.11%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 940 (25.14%) Microsoft
2 212 (5.67%) Citrix
3 200 (5.35%) VMware
4 173 (4.63%) SAP
5 135 (3.61%) iManage
6 134 (3.58%) Cisco
7 131 (3.50%) Oracle
8 110 (2.94%) Tableau
9 62 (1.66%) Salesforce.com
10 55 (1.47%) Apple
11 53 (1.42%) Adobe
12 50 (1.34%) HP
13 49 (1.31%) Juniper
14 45 (1.20%) CheckPoint
15 40 (1.07%) Google
16 39 (1.04%) NetApp
16 39 (1.04%) Palo Alto
17 28 (0.75%) Informatica
18 26 (0.70%) ServiceNow
18 26 (0.70%) Sun
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Plan-Net
Salary: Unspecified Competitive rate
Posted: 2 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Plan-Net
Salary: Unspecified Competitive rate
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Streamline Connections
Salary: £75000 - £85000 per annum + bonus and benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Surrey
Venturi
Salary: £40000.00 - £50000.00 per annum + Bonus & Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Venturi
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Bonus & Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Venturi
Salary: £55000.00 - £80000.00 per annum + company benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Plan-Net
Salary: Competitive rate
Posted: 2 days ago
Stockport, Cheshire
Searchability
Salary: £40000 - £48000 per annum + Bonus, Pension, Health Insurance
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
ZenTech Talent
Salary: £24000 - £28000 per annum + Bens
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Venturi
Salary: £33000 - £35000.00 per annum + bonus +Full bens
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Venturi
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + bonus+full bens
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Venturi
Salary: £80000.00 - £110000.00 per annum + Bonus & Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
UK
Venturi
Salary: £50000.00 - £90000.00 per annum + Bonus & Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Central London / West End
Latcom Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £33,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Durham, County Durham
Reed Technology
Posted: 4 days ago
Gloucestershire
onezeero.
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
Douglas-Scott
Salary: £25000 - £40000 per annum + Good Package
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Streamline Connections
Salary: £38000.00 - £49000.00 per annum + bens
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Myles Roberts
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Excellent benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Central London / West End
Venturi
Salary: £52000 - £61000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Venturi
Salary: £55000 - £68000 per annum + bonus +Full bens
Posted: 2 days ago
Woking, Surrey
Exposed Solutions
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
ComputAppoint
Salary: £85000 per annum + bonus + excellent benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Bath, Avon
Streamline Connections
Salary: £60000 - £85000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Bristol, Avon
People Source Consulting
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Jagger Talent
Salary: From £70,000 to £90,000 per annum 90K package available
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Metapack
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Streamline Connections
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Chertsey, Surrey
Polar Recruitment
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Great benefits - see below.
Posted: 2 days ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
Douglas-Scott
Salary: £32000 - £45000 per annum + Good Package
Posted: 6 days ago