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 19 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Law
Rank 142 149 156
Rank change year-on-year
+7 +7
Permanent jobs citing Law 20 17 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 0.64% 0.52% 0.13%
As % of the General category 1.34% 1.14% 0.31%
Number of salaries quoted 7 12 2
Average salary £45,000 £32,500 £26,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+38.46% +23.80%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,400 £18,350 £24,050
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £62,200 £28,450
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £35,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -7.89%
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
1495 1496 1311
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 48.06% 45.93% 42.10%
Number of salaries quoted 915 918 909
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +4.65%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,000 £30,589 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £66,050 £60,000 £65,000
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 19 December 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 19 December 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
Edinburgh +6 14 £50,000 +132.55%
Glasgow -3 4 £38,750 +19.23%
West Lothian - 2 - -
Law
UK

Law
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 44 (44.44%) MS Excel
1 44 (44.44%) Legal
2 38 (38.38%) ITIL
2 38 (38.38%) SQL
3 36 (36.36%) ASP.NET
3 36 (36.36%) C#
3 36 (36.36%) JavaScript
4 35 (35.35%) Software Engineering
4 35 (35.35%) .NET
5 34 (34.34%) Ajax
6 33 (33.33%) jQuery
7 27 (27.27%) Active Directory
8 26 (26.26%) T-SQL
8 26 (26.26%) Windows
9 25 (25.25%) MS Office
10 23 (23.23%) MVC
11 22 (22.22%) E-Commerce
11 22 (22.22%) NHibernate
11 22 (22.22%) .NET Framework
11 22 (22.22%) Cryptography
11 22 (22.22%) ASP.NET MVC
11 22 (22.22%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
11 22 (22.22%) Amazon EC2
11 22 (22.22%) Microsoft Azure
12 19 (19.19%) Firewall
12 19 (19.19%) Information Security
13 16 (16.16%) Microsoft
13 16 (16.16%) Windows 7
13 16 (16.16%) Systems Analysis
13 16 (16.16%) HTML

Law
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 16 (16.16%) WorkSite
2 13 (13.13%) SharePoint
3 11 (11.11%) IIS
4 8 (8.08%) MS Exchange
5 7 (7.07%) Lync
5 7 (7.07%) Exchange Server 2010
6 1 (1.01%) Exchange Server 2007
6 1 (1.01%) SAS
6 1 (1.01%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 1 (1.01%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 44 (44.44%) MS Excel
2 25 (25.25%) MS Office
3 15 (15.15%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (1.01%) MS Project
4 1 (1.01%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 2 (2.02%) Visualfiles
2 1 (1.01%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 22 (22.22%) Amazon EC2
1 22 (22.22%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 19 (19.19%) Firewall
2 9 (9.09%) Wireless
2 9 (9.09%) TCP/IP
2 9 (9.09%) VPN
2 9 (9.09%) SAN
2 9 (9.09%) Network Security
3 7 (7.07%) Cisco IPT
3 7 (7.07%) IP Telephony
4 5 (5.05%) Intrusion Detection
5 2 (2.02%) DNS
5 2 (2.02%) LAN
5 2 (2.02%) WAN
5 2 (2.02%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (13.13%) SQL Server
2 3 (3.03%) Crystal Reports
2 3 (3.03%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 3 (3.03%) QlikView
3 1 (1.01%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (1.01%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 11 (11.11%) Visual Studio
2 1 (1.01%) TestDirector
2 1 (1.01%) JIRA
General
1 44 (44.44%) Legal
2 7 (7.07%) Finance
3 2 (2.02%) Back Office
3 2 (2.02%) Banking
3 2 (2.02%) Marketing
4 1 (1.01%) Billing
Job Titles
1 52 (52.53%) Analyst
2 33 (33.33%) Developer
3 19 (19.19%) .NET Developer
3 19 (19.19%) C# Developer
3 19 (19.19%) ASP.NET Developer
3 19 (19.19%) C# ASP.NET Developer
3 19 (19.19%) C# .NET Developer
4 17 (17.17%) Security Analyst
5 16 (16.16%) Support Analyst
5 16 (16.16%) Lead Developer
5 16 (16.16%) Lead .NET Developer
5 16 (16.16%) Lead C# Developer
6 14 (14.14%) Service Analyst
6 14 (14.14%) Service Desk Analyst
6 14 (14.14%) Software Engineer
7 13 (13.13%) Software Developer
7 13 (13.13%) 2nd Line Support
7 13 (13.13%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
8 12 (12.12%) Programmer
9 11 (11.11%) Analyst Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 36 (36.36%) ASP.NET
2 35 (35.35%) .NET
3 34 (34.34%) Ajax
4 33 (33.33%) jQuery
5 22 (22.22%) ASP.NET MVC
5 22 (22.22%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
5 22 (22.22%) NHibernate
5 22 (22.22%) .NET Framework
6 16 (16.16%) HTML
7 14 (14.14%) CSS
8 12 (12.12%) LINQ
9 11 (11.11%) ASP.NET Web Forms
10 2 (2.02%) WCF
10 2 (2.02%) WPF
10 2 (2.02%) Silverlight
11 1 (1.01%) DHTML
Miscellaneous
1 22 (22.22%) Cryptography
2 10 (10.10%) Management Information System
3 8 (8.08%) Blackberry
4 6 (6.06%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (2.02%) Computer Science
6 1 (1.01%) GIS
Operating Systems
1 26 (26.26%) Windows
2 16 (16.16%) Windows 7
3 9 (9.09%) Windows XP
3 9 (9.09%) Windows Server 2008
4 7 (7.07%) Windows Phone
5 2 (2.02%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (1.01%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (38.38%) ITIL
2 35 (35.35%) Software Engineering
3 23 (23.23%) MVC
4 22 (22.22%) E-Commerce
5 19 (19.19%) Information Security
6 16 (16.16%) Systems Analysis
7 15 (15.15%) Coaching
8 14 (14.14%) Document Management
9 12 (12.12%) Agile Software Development
10 11 (11.11%) RAD
10 11 (11.11%) Unit Testing
11 9 (9.09%) ISMS
11 9 (9.09%) Information Security Management
11 9 (9.09%) Security Management
11 9 (9.09%) Ethical Hacking
12 8 (8.08%) Service Delivery
13 7 (7.07%) Project Management
14 5 (5.05%) SIEM
14 5 (5.05%) Mentoring
15 3 (3.03%) Cyber Security
Programming Languages
1 38 (38.38%) SQL
2 36 (36.36%) C#
2 36 (36.36%) JavaScript
3 26 (26.26%) T-SQL
4 12 (12.12%) VBScript
5 9 (9.09%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 12 (12.12%) Degree
2 11 (11.11%) CISSP
3 9 (9.09%) CEH
4 4 (4.04%) Microsoft Certification
4 4 (4.04%) MCSA
5 1 (1.01%) ISEB
5 1 (1.01%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (11.11%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (2.02%) PCI DSS
3 1 (1.01%) QA
System Software
1 27 (27.27%) Active Directory
2 9 (9.09%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (7.07%) Hyper-V
3 7 (7.07%) VMware ESXi
4 5 (5.05%) Forefront TMG
5 2 (2.02%) ISA Server
5 2 (2.02%) XenApp
5 2 (2.02%) vSphere
Vendors
1 16 (16.16%) Microsoft
2 13 (13.13%) Interwoven
3 9 (9.09%) VMware
4 7 (7.07%) Cisco
5 2 (2.02%) EMC
5 2 (2.02%) Splunk
5 2 (2.02%) ArcSight
5 2 (2.02%) LexisNexis
6 1 (1.01%) Oracle
6 1 (1.01%) i2