The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Law in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Law over the 3 months to 29 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Law
Rank 194 190 185
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -5
Permanent jobs citing Law 1753 1533 1769
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 1.51% 1.44% 1.51%
As % of the General category 3.44% 3.20% 3.38%
Number of salaries quoted 1479 1271 1630
Average salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £30,800 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £40,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-6.25% -5.88%

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

General Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
General category
51028 47860 52399
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 43.84% 45.00% 44.85%
Number of salaries quoted 39285 37767 43790
Average salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £80,000 £80,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -

Law
Jobs Demand Trend

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

Law Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Law
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Law within the UK.

Law Salary Trend in the UK

Law
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Law over the 3 months to 29 August 2014 within the UK.

Law Salary Histogram in the UK

Law
Top 30 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Law within the UK over the 3 months to 29 August 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
England -8 1659 £47,500 +5.55% 183
London +20 1257 £50,000 +3.09% 132
City of London +29 349 £50,000 +5.26% 37
South East -74 107 £42,000 -6.66% 12
North West -6 76 £33,250 -18.90% 13
Scotland +40 70 £40,000 -11.11% 4
West Midlands +6 57 £35,000 -17.64% 5
Glasgow +44 54 £37,500 -11.76% 2
Birmingham +18 54 £35,000 -17.64% 4
Manchester -15 52 £32,500 -20.73% 9
East Midlands +20 50 £30,000 -29.41% 6
Surrey -14 45 £45,000 - 3
East of England -16 41 £45,000 +12.50% 9
Yorkshire -56 34 £37,500 - 3
Northamptonshire +4 32 £27,000 -40.00% 5
South West -20 32 £42,000 +20.00% 3
Guildford +9 25 £45,000 - 1
Northampton +5 24 £29,000 -35.55% 2
Berkshire -32 21 £41,250 -2.94%
Hertfordshire -16 20 £43,250 +8.12% 5
West Yorkshire -62 20 £42,000 +12.00% 3
Bristol -18 19 £42,500 +21.42% 1
Leeds -53 18 £42,000 +12.00% 1
Edinburgh +2 17 £50,000 +5.26% 2
Watford +2 15 £41,500 +18.57% 1
Reading -17 15 £45,000 -
Merseyside +15 14 £41,500 -7.77% 3
Essex +9 14 £55,000 +37.50% 1
South Yorkshire -4 14 £33,750 +110.93%
Liverpool +9 12 £47,500 +5.55% 3

Law
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT jobs within the UK 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 1185 (35.35%) Legal
2 1016 (30.31%) Windows
3 792 (23.63%) Finance
4 679 (20.26%) SQL
5 667 (19.90%) Microsoft
6 641 (19.12%) .NET
7 590 (17.60%) C#
8 574 (17.12%) SQL Server
9 556 (16.59%) Active Directory
10 519 (15.48%) MS Office
11 506 (15.10%) MS Excel
12 505 (15.07%) ITIL
13 431 (12.86%) ASP.NET
14 423 (12.62%) Degree
15 416 (12.41%) Windows 7
16 334 (9.96%) Project Management
17 304 (9.07%) Windows Server 2008
18 298 (8.89%) Scrum
19 296 (8.83%) VMware
20 294 (8.77%) MVC
21 289 (8.62%) E-Commerce
22 285 (8.50%) HTML
23 276 (8.23%) JavaScript
23 276 (8.23%) Citrix
24 264 (7.88%) MS Exchange
25 245 (7.31%) TDD
25 245 (7.31%) ASP.NET MVC
26 233 (6.95%) Document Management
27 228 (6.80%) Agile Software Development
28 222 (6.62%) CSS

Law
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT jobs within the UK 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
1 264 (7.88%) MS Exchange
2 189 (5.64%) SharePoint
3 160 (4.77%) Exchange Server 2010
4 145 (4.33%) WorkSite
5 132 (3.94%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 115 (3.43%) IIS
7 87 (2.60%) CMS
8 54 (1.61%) Lync
9 50 (1.49%) Node.js
10 48 (1.43%) Exchange Server 2007
11 47 (1.40%) SharePoint 2013
12 46 (1.37%) SharePoint 2010
13 45 (1.34%) Exchange Server 2013
14 29 (0.87%) Umbraco
15 26 (0.78%) WebSphere
15 26 (0.78%) Exchange Server 2003
15 26 (0.78%) Apache
16 25 (0.75%) BizTalk Server
17 20 (0.60%) Tomcat
18 15 (0.45%) Documentum
Applications
1 519 (15.48%) MS Office
2 506 (15.10%) MS Excel
3 114 (3.40%) MS PowerPoint
4 76 (2.27%) MS Project
5 75 (2.24%) MS Visio
6 17 (0.51%) InfoPath
7 13 (0.39%) Photoshop
8 9 (0.27%) Spreadsheet
9 8 (0.24%) Adobe Captivate
9 8 (0.24%) Adobe Illustrator
10 5 (0.15%) S-PLUS
10 5 (0.15%) SPSS
11 3 (0.089%) Simulink
12 1 (0.030%) InDesign
12 1 (0.030%) CPLEX
12 1 (0.030%) Acrobat
12 1 (0.030%) Quicktime
Business Applications
1 65 (1.94%) Visualfiles
2 27 (0.81%) Dynamics CRM
3 18 (0.54%) assyst
4 12 (0.36%) Google Analytics
5 10 (0.30%) 3000 Xtra
5 10 (0.30%) Bloomberg TOMS
5 10 (0.30%) Eikon
5 10 (0.30%) Dynamics AX
5 10 (0.30%) Summit
5 10 (0.30%) Front Arena
5 10 (0.30%) RMDS
6 8 (0.24%) SAP SD
7 7 (0.21%) Remedy ITSM
8 5 (0.15%) SAP ERP
8 5 (0.15%) Oracle EBS
9 4 (0.12%) Cognos Business Intelligence
9 4 (0.12%) Magento
9 4 (0.12%) Fredhopper
10 3 (0.089%) Sage 200
11 2 (0.060%) SAP HR
Cloud Services
1 60 (1.79%) Microsoft Azure
2 39 (1.16%) SaaS
3 30 (0.89%) Amazon AWS
4 17 (0.51%) Amazon EC2
5 12 (0.36%) Office 365
6 6 (0.18%) Cloud Computing
7 3 (0.089%) Force.com
8 2 (0.060%) Joyent
9 1 (0.030%) GitHub
9 1 (0.030%) IaaS
9 1 (0.030%) SuccessFactors
9 1 (0.030%) Taleo
9 1 (0.030%) PaaS
9 1 (0.030%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 219 (6.53%) TCP/IP
2 182 (5.43%) Firewall
3 146 (4.36%) WAN
4 141 (4.21%) LAN
5 135 (4.03%) SAN
6 132 (3.94%) Internet
7 131 (3.91%) DNS
8 118 (3.52%) DHCP
9 117 (3.49%) VPN
10 77 (2.30%) Intranet
11 73 (2.18%) MPLS
12 64 (1.91%) Wireless
13 61 (1.82%) Network Security
14 47 (1.40%) VoIP
14 47 (1.40%) LDAP
15 41 (1.22%) VLAN
16 38 (1.13%) SMTP
17 34 (1.01%) WLAN
18 33 (0.98%) Cisco ASA
19 30 (0.89%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 574 (17.12%) SQL Server
2 167 (4.98%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 154 (4.59%) SQL Server 2008
4 114 (3.40%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 86 (2.57%) Big Data
6 56 (1.67%) Data Warehouse
7 55 (1.64%) SQL Server 2005
8 53 (1.58%) Relational Database
9 44 (1.31%) MySQL
10 43 (1.28%) SQL Server 2012
11 42 (1.25%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 31 (0.92%) Crystal Reports
13 29 (0.87%) MongoDB
14 28 (0.84%) Hadoop
14 28 (0.84%) SQL Server 2000
15 26 (0.78%) NoSQL
16 25 (0.75%) QlikView
17 24 (0.72%) OLAP
18 22 (0.66%) EDRMS
19 21 (0.63%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 89 (2.66%) Visual Studio
2 44 (1.31%) Selenium
3 26 (0.78%) Git (software)
4 20 (0.60%) QuickTest Pro
5 19 (0.57%) Team Foundation Server
6 18 (0.54%) Eclipse
7 14 (0.42%) JIRA
8 13 (0.39%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
8 13 (0.39%) Jenkins
9 12 (0.36%) MSI
9 12 (0.36%) LoadRunner
10 11 (0.33%) InstallShield
11 10 (0.30%) NUnit
11 10 (0.30%) MbUnit
12 9 (0.27%) Subversion
13 8 (0.24%) TestDirector
14 7 (0.21%) Cucumber
14 7 (0.21%) SoapUI
14 7 (0.21%) WebDriver
15 5 (0.15%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 1185 (35.35%) Legal
2 792 (23.63%) Finance
3 172 (5.13%) Retail
4 155 (4.62%) Marketing
5 146 (4.36%) Banking
6 107 (3.19%) Telecoms
7 54 (1.61%) Multimedia
8 43 (1.28%) Advertising
9 35 (1.04%) Publishing
10 31 (0.92%) Manufacturing
11 24 (0.72%) Financial Institution
12 23 (0.69%) Billing
13 22 (0.66%) Back Office
14 21 (0.63%) Military
15 20 (0.60%) Games
16 17 (0.51%) Investment Banking
17 16 (0.48%) Aerospace
18 14 (0.42%) Japanese Language
19 11 (0.33%) French Language
20 9 (0.27%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 1014 (30.25%) Analyst
2 644 (19.21%) Developer
3 318 (9.49%) Support Analyst
4 228 (6.80%) Project Manager
5 214 (6.38%) .NET Developer
6 198 (5.91%) Business Analyst
7 158 (4.71%) ASP.NET Developer
8 157 (4.68%) C# Developer
9 146 (4.36%) Service Analyst
10 139 (4.15%) Service Desk Analyst
11 131 (3.91%) Architect
12 120 (3.58%) Administrator
13 116 (3.46%) Senior Developer
14 104 (3.10%) C# .NET Developer
15 103 (3.07%) Team Leader
16 101 (3.01%) Help Desk Analyst
17 95 (2.83%) Consultant
18 93 (2.77%) C# ASP.NET Developer
19 92 (2.74%) Senior Analyst
20 85 (2.54%) Security Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 641 (19.12%) .NET
2 431 (12.86%) ASP.NET
3 285 (8.50%) HTML
4 245 (7.31%) ASP.NET MVC
5 222 (6.62%) CSS
6 162 (4.83%) jQuery
7 140 (4.18%) XML
8 134 (4.00%) .NET Framework
9 123 (3.67%) Web Services
10 89 (2.66%) HTML5
11 80 (2.39%) Ajax
12 78 (2.33%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
13 60 (1.79%) CSS3
14 55 (1.64%) LINQ
15 54 (1.61%) WinForms
16 52 (1.55%) AngularJS
17 51 (1.52%) XSLT
18 50 (1.49%) WCF
19 48 (1.43%) NHibernate
20 39 (1.16%) Razor View Engine
Miscellaneous
1 186 (5.55%) Blackberry
2 110 (3.28%) Management Information System
3 76 (2.27%) Computer Science
4 64 (1.91%) Clustering
5 52 (1.55%) RMADS
6 44 (1.31%) Social Media
7 42 (1.25%) Video Conferencing
8 38 (1.13%) E-Learning
8 38 (1.13%) Enterprise Software
9 35 (1.04%) Replication
10 34 (1.01%) CESG
11 30 (0.89%) Smartphone
12 28 (0.84%) iPad
12 28 (0.84%) Hedge funds
12 28 (0.84%) Mobile App
13 25 (0.75%) Biometrics
13 25 (0.75%) SecurID
14 23 (0.69%) Statistics
15 22 (0.66%) Open Source
15 22 (0.66%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 1016 (30.31%) Windows
2 416 (12.41%) Windows 7
3 304 (9.07%) Windows Server 2008
4 218 (6.50%) Windows Server 2003
5 163 (4.86%) Windows XP
6 140 (4.18%) Linux
7 88 (2.63%) Windows Server 2012
8 56 (1.67%) Windows 8
9 53 (1.58%) Android
10 45 (1.34%) UNIX
11 44 (1.31%) Apple iOS
12 30 (0.89%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 26 (0.78%) Ubuntu
14 19 (0.57%) Solaris
15 18 (0.54%) Windows 2000
16 13 (0.39%) SUSE
17 12 (0.36%) Mac OS X
18 9 (0.27%) Windows Mobile
19 6 (0.18%) Debian
20 5 (0.15%) FreeBSD
Processes & Methodologies
1 505 (15.07%) ITIL
2 334 (9.96%) Project Management
3 298 (8.89%) Scrum
4 294 (8.77%) MVC
5 289 (8.62%) E-Commerce
6 245 (7.31%) TDD
7 233 (6.95%) Document Management
8 228 (6.80%) Agile Software Development
9 188 (5.61%) PRINCE2
10 167 (4.98%) BDD
11 152 (4.53%) CRM
12 149 (4.45%) Analytics
13 132 (3.94%) Business Analysis
14 125 (3.73%) Service Delivery
15 118 (3.52%) Service Management
15 118 (3.52%) Risk Management
16 112 (3.34%) Information Security
17 109 (3.25%) Continuous Improvement
18 108 (3.22%) SOA
19 105 (3.13%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 679 (20.26%) SQL
2 590 (17.60%) C#
3 276 (8.23%) JavaScript
4 178 (5.31%) T-SQL
5 157 (4.68%) Java
6 95 (2.83%) PowerShell
7 87 (2.60%) VB
8 85 (2.54%) VB.NET
9 77 (2.30%) VBScript
10 68 (2.03%) Ruby
11 63 (1.88%) C++
12 47 (1.40%) VBA
13 38 (1.13%) Clojure
14 36 (1.07%) Python
15 32 (0.95%) Perl
16 30 (0.89%) PHP
16 30 (0.89%) C
17 21 (0.63%) Bash Shell
17 21 (0.63%) VB6
18 10 (0.30%) PowerHouse
Qualifications
1 423 (12.62%) Degree
2 165 (4.92%) Microsoft Certification
3 104 (3.10%) ISEB
4 98 (2.92%) CISSP
5 97 (2.89%) Security Cleared
6 81 (2.42%) MCSE
7 80 (2.39%) ITIL Certification
8 74 (2.21%) MCP
9 57 (1.70%) Cisco Certification
10 55 (1.64%) ISTQB
11 53 (1.58%) CISM
12 51 (1.52%) MOS
13 42 (1.25%) CEH
14 40 (1.19%) MCSA
15 39 (1.16%) CCNA
16 29 (0.87%) PRINCE2 Certification
16 29 (0.87%) MCITP
17 28 (0.84%) DV Cleared
18 26 (0.78%) SC Cleared
18 26 (0.78%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 145 (4.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 103 (3.07%) QA
3 81 (2.42%) SLA
4 45 (1.34%) JSP 440
5 26 (0.78%) ISO 9001
6 11 (0.33%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 11 (0.33%) COBIT
7 9 (0.27%) WCAG
8 6 (0.18%) BS25999
9 4 (0.12%) ISO 9000
10 3 (0.089%) PCI DSS
10 3 (0.089%) Data Quality
11 1 (0.030%) EMIR
11 1 (0.030%) AIFMD
11 1 (0.030%) HIPAA
11 1 (0.030%) WAI
11 1 (0.030%) MiFID
System Software
1 556 (16.59%) Active Directory
2 168 (5.01%) VMware Infrastructure
3 69 (2.06%) XenApp
4 64 (1.91%) Hyper-V
5 51 (1.52%) vSphere
6 39 (1.16%) XenDesktop
7 32 (0.95%) Microsoft App-V
8 21 (0.63%) UAG
9 20 (0.60%) Sendmail
10 18 (0.54%) NFS
11 17 (0.51%) Xen
12 16 (0.48%) KVM
13 14 (0.42%) VMware ESX
14 13 (0.39%) Postfix
15 11 (0.33%) VMware ESXi
16 10 (0.30%) DFS Replication
16 10 (0.30%) XenServer
17 8 (0.24%) Oracle RAC
17 8 (0.24%) Oracle RMAN
17 8 (0.24%) Snort
Systems Management
1 88 (2.63%) SCCM
2 33 (0.98%) Puppet
3 29 (0.87%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
4 22 (0.66%) MOM
5 18 (0.54%) SCOM
6 12 (0.36%) NetBackup
7 11 (0.33%) HP Quality Center
8 10 (0.30%) Opscode Chef
9 9 (0.27%) Cryoserver
9 9 (0.27%) Backup Exec
9 9 (0.27%) Norton AntiVirus
10 8 (0.24%) CiscoWorks
10 8 (0.24%) Data Guard
11 6 (0.18%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
12 4 (0.12%) DameWare
13 3 (0.089%) Sysprep
13 3 (0.089%) XenMobile
13 3 (0.089%) Cisco CUCM
14 2 (0.060%) CFEngine
14 2 (0.060%) WMI
Vendors
1 667 (19.90%) Microsoft
2 296 (8.83%) VMware
3 276 (8.23%) Citrix
4 175 (5.22%) Cisco
5 147 (4.39%) HP
6 113 (3.37%) CheckPoint
7 102 (3.04%) Bloomberg
8 83 (2.48%) Interwoven
9 81 (2.42%) Oracle
10 79 (2.36%) NetApp
11 68 (2.03%) SAP
12 58 (1.73%) Google
13 56 (1.67%) Riverbed
14 54 (1.61%) LexisNexis
15 51 (1.52%) Symantec
15 51 (1.52%) Apple
16 50 (1.49%) SolarWinds
17 48 (1.43%) EMC
18 46 (1.37%) Open Text
19 42 (1.25%) Altiris
Central London / West End
ComputAppoint
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 9 hours ago
City, London
Senitor Associates
Salary: £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 9 hours ago
Knutsford, Cheshire
Proprius Recruitment
Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 9 hours ago
City, London
Eutopia Solutions Ltd
Salary: £45000.00 - £63000.00 per annum + generous benefits
Posted: 10 hours ago
London
FIRST POINT IT RESOURCING
Salary: £40000 - £47000 per annum
Posted: 11 hours ago
Hertfordshire
FIRST POINT IT RESOURCING
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum + Excellent Benefits, Bonus
Posted: 11 hours ago
London
FIRST POINT IT RESOURCING
Salary: £50000 - £67000 per annum
Posted: 11 hours ago
London
FIRST POINT IT RESOURCING
Salary: £45000 - £52000 per annum
Posted: 11 hours ago
Stevenage, Hertfordshire
FIRST POINT IT RESOURCING
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Car Allowance (£6.5K) + Bonus
Posted: 11 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
FIRST POINT IT RESOURCING
Salary: £38000 - £45000 per annum + Career Progression Fully expensed
Posted: 11 hours ago
West Midlands
FIRST POINT IT RESOURCING
Salary: £38000 - £45000 per annum + Career Progression Fully expensed
Posted: 11 hours ago
London
FIRST POINT IT RESOURCING
Salary: £70000 - £80000 per annum + bonus & benefits
Posted: 11 hours ago
London
FIRST POINT IT RESOURCING
Salary: £90000 - £100000 per annum + Bonus Exec package
Posted: 11 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Venturi
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 12 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Venturi
Salary: £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 12 hours ago
Central London / West End
Client Server
Salary: £25k to £35k + benefits
Posted: 13 hours ago
Basingstoke, Hampshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: Up to 30,000
Posted: 16 hours ago
City, London
ComputAppoint
Salary: £80000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 16 hours ago
London
ComputAppoint
Salary: £37000 per annum + Shift allowence, £1984
Posted: 17 hours ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
ECS
Posted: 19 hours ago