The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Law in IT jobs advertised for the Scotland region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Law over the 3 months to 16 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
16 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Law
Rank 95 133 151
Rank change year-on-year
+38 +18
Permanent jobs citing Law 76 22 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 2.10% 0.71% 0.22%
As % of the General category 4.56% 1.60% 0.53%
Number of salaries quoted 51 15 3
Average salary £41,000 £42,500 £27,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.52% +54.54%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £30,100 £22,300
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £47,500 £45,500
UK excluding London average salary £39,750 £40,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-0.62% -5.88%
Law
UK

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire General category in permanent jobs advertised in the Scotland region.

General Category
Scotland
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
General category
1666 1372 1333
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 45.93% 44.44% 41.07%
Number of salaries quoted 1011 848 870
Average salary £42,500 £46,000 £44,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.60% +2.79%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,150 £30,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £64,000 £62,500 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -

Law
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Law across the Scotland region as a proportion of the total demand within the General category.

Law Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

Law
Salary Trend in Scotland

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Law across the Scotland region.

Law Salary Trend in Scotland

Law
Salary Histogram in Scotland

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Law across the Scotland region over the 3 months to 16 September 2014.

Law Salary Histogram in Scotland

Law
Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Law within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 16 September 2014. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Glasgow +25 45 £37,500 -8.53% 4
Edinburgh +14 34 £50,000 +5.26% 3
West Lothian - 1 - -
Law
UK

Law
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 16 September 2014, IT jobs across the Scotland region citing Law also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Law.

1 75 (64.66%) Legal
2 60 (51.72%) C#
2 60 (51.72%) JavaScript
2 60 (51.72%) ASP.NET
3 57 (49.14%) .NET
4 56 (48.28%) SQL
5 55 (47.41%) jQuery
6 51 (43.97%) Ajax
7 49 (42.24%) MS Excel
8 47 (40.52%) Software Engineering
9 42 (36.21%) HTML
10 40 (34.48%) CSS
11 36 (31.03%) SharePoint
12 34 (29.31%) ITIL
13 33 (28.45%) MS Office
14 30 (25.86%) Windows
14 30 (25.86%) Active Directory
15 28 (24.14%) Visual Studio
15 28 (24.14%) VBScript
15 28 (24.14%) Document Management
15 28 (24.14%) LINQ
16 27 (23.28%) Systems Analysis
17 25 (21.55%) RAD
17 25 (21.55%) Agile Software Development
17 25 (21.55%) Unit Testing
17 25 (21.55%) ASP.NET Web Forms
18 24 (20.69%) T-SQL
19 23 (19.83%) MVC
19 23 (19.83%) .NET Framework
20 22 (18.97%) WorkSite

Law
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 16 September 2014, IT jobs across the Scotland region citing Law also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Law. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 36 (31.03%) SharePoint
2 22 (18.97%) WorkSite
3 15 (12.93%) IIS
4 7 (6.03%) SharePoint 2013
4 7 (6.03%) SharePoint 2010
5 6 (5.17%) MS Exchange
6 5 (4.31%) Lync
6 5 (4.31%) Exchange Server 2010
7 1 (0.86%) Exchange Server 2007
7 1 (0.86%) Exchange Server 2003
7 1 (0.86%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 1 (0.86%) SAS
Applications
1 49 (42.24%) MS Excel
2 33 (28.45%) MS Office
3 22 (18.97%) MS PowerPoint
4 7 (6.03%) InfoPath
5 1 (0.86%) SPSS
5 1 (0.86%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 2 (1.72%) Visualfiles
2 1 (0.86%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 20 (17.24%) Amazon EC2
1 20 (17.24%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 15 (12.93%) Firewall
2 9 (7.76%) Network Security
2 9 (7.76%) Wireless
2 9 (7.76%) TCP/IP
2 9 (7.76%) VPN
3 7 (6.03%) Intranet
4 5 (4.31%) Cisco IPT
4 5 (4.31%) IP Telephony
4 5 (4.31%) SAN
5 2 (1.72%) Intrusion Detection
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (12.07%) SQL Server
2 3 (2.59%) SQL Server 2008
2 3 (2.59%) QlikView
2 3 (2.59%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 3 (2.59%) Crystal Reports
3 1 (0.86%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (0.86%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 28 (24.14%) Visual Studio
2 3 (2.59%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
2 3 (2.59%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (2.59%) MSBuild
2 3 (2.59%) InstallShield
3 1 (0.86%) JIRA
3 1 (0.86%) TestDirector
General
1 75 (64.66%) Legal
2 7 (6.03%) Finance
3 3 (2.59%) Marketing
4 1 (0.86%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 65 (56.03%) Analyst
2 57 (49.14%) Developer
3 28 (24.14%) Software Engineer
3 28 (24.14%) Programmer
4 27 (23.28%) Software Developer
5 25 (21.55%) Applications Developer
6 22 (18.97%) Support Analyst
7 21 (18.10%) Service Analyst
7 21 (18.10%) Analyst Programmer
7 21 (18.10%) Service Desk Analyst
7 21 (18.10%) Analyst Developer
8 20 (17.24%) .NET Developer
8 20 (17.24%) 2nd Line Support
8 20 (17.24%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
9 17 (14.66%) C# ASP.NET Developer
9 17 (14.66%) C# .NET Developer
9 17 (14.66%) ASP.NET Developer
9 17 (14.66%) C# Developer
10 16 (13.79%) Lead C# Developer
10 16 (13.79%) Lead Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 60 (51.72%) ASP.NET
2 57 (49.14%) .NET
3 55 (47.41%) jQuery
4 51 (43.97%) Ajax
5 42 (36.21%) HTML
6 40 (34.48%) CSS
7 28 (24.14%) LINQ
8 25 (21.55%) ASP.NET Web Forms
9 23 (19.83%) .NET Framework
10 20 (17.24%) ASP.NET MVC
10 20 (17.24%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
10 20 (17.24%) NHibernate
11 3 (2.59%) .NET Remoting
11 3 (2.59%) JSON
11 3 (2.59%) OOXML
11 3 (2.59%) WinForms
11 3 (2.59%) SOAP
11 3 (2.59%) Web Services
11 3 (2.59%) XML
11 3 (2.59%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 20 (17.24%) Cryptography
2 10 (8.62%) Management Information System
3 8 (6.90%) Analytical Skills
4 6 (5.17%) Blackberry
5 3 (2.59%) N-Tier
6 2 (1.72%) Computer Science
7 1 (0.86%) GIS
Operating Systems
1 30 (25.86%) Windows
2 22 (18.97%) Windows 7
3 6 (5.17%) Windows XP
3 6 (5.17%) Windows Server 2008
4 5 (4.31%) Windows Phone
5 3 (2.59%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (0.86%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 47 (40.52%) Software Engineering
2 34 (29.31%) ITIL
3 28 (24.14%) Document Management
4 27 (23.28%) Systems Analysis
5 25 (21.55%) RAD
5 25 (21.55%) Agile Software Development
5 25 (21.55%) Unit Testing
6 23 (19.83%) MVC
7 20 (17.24%) E-Commerce
7 20 (17.24%) Coaching
8 13 (11.21%) Information Security
9 10 (8.62%) Mentoring
10 9 (7.76%) ISMS
10 9 (7.76%) Ethical Hacking
10 9 (7.76%) Information Security Management
10 9 (7.76%) Security Management
11 7 (6.03%) Technical Architecture
11 7 (6.03%) Web Development
11 7 (6.03%) Continuous Improvement
12 6 (5.17%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 60 (51.72%) C#
1 60 (51.72%) JavaScript
2 56 (48.28%) SQL
3 28 (24.14%) VBScript
4 24 (20.69%) T-SQL
5 6 (5.17%) PowerShell
6 3 (2.59%) XQuery
Qualifications
1 14 (12.07%) Degree
2 9 (7.76%) CEH
2 9 (7.76%) CISSP
3 7 (6.03%) Microsoft Certification
4 4 (3.45%) MCSA
5 1 (0.86%) CIPD
5 1 (0.86%) MOS
5 1 (0.86%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (7.76%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 7 (6.03%) SLA
System Software
1 30 (25.86%) Active Directory
2 8 (6.90%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (4.31%) Hyper-V
3 5 (4.31%) VMware ESXi
4 4 (3.45%) Forefront TMG
5 1 (0.86%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 1 (0.86%) AppDNA
1 1 (0.86%) WSUS
1 1 (0.86%) SCCM
Vendors
1 20 (17.24%) Interwoven
2 17 (14.66%) Microsoft
3 8 (6.90%) VMware
4 5 (4.31%) Cisco
5 3 (2.59%) Reuters
6 2 (1.72%) LexisNexis
7 1 (0.86%) AppSense
7 1 (0.86%) i2
7 1 (0.86%) Oracle
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