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 18 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
18 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Law
Rank 195 203 183
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -20
Permanent jobs citing Law 1754 1493 1857
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 1.54% 1.42% 1.60%
As % of the General category 3.51% 3.15% 3.55%
Number of salaries quoted 1492 1239 1704
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 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £62,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £39,500 £40,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-1.25% -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
50014 47418 52323
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 43.77% 45.10% 45.16%
Number of salaries quoted 38626 37598 43474
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 18 September 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 18 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
England +3 1651 £47,500 +5.55% 230
London +22 1255 £50,000 +5.26% 170
City of London +32 344 £49,750 +5.85% 64
South East -44 111 £40,000 -11.11% 14
Scotland +39 79 £40,500 -4.70% 6
North West -14 77 £35,000 -12.50% 12
West Midlands -14 54 £35,000 -17.64% 6
Manchester -15 52 £32,500 -20.73% 7
East of England -18 52 £45,000 +12.50% 11
Birmingham +14 50 £35,000 -17.64% 4
Glasgow +26 46 £37,500 -8.53% 3
East Midlands +18 45 £29,000 -31.76% 4
Surrey -11 43 £42,500 -15.00% 6
Edinburgh +14 36 £50,000 +5.26% 3
Northamptonshire -3 33 £27,000 -22.85% 3
Hertfordshire -4 29 £43,250 +8.12% 6
Yorkshire -47 28 £37,500 - 3
South West -12 25 £42,500 +21.42% 10
Northampton -7 22 £29,000 -37.29% 1
Berkshire -28 21 £37,500 -11.76%
Buckinghamshire +8 20 £45,000 +23.28%
Watford +8 19 £45,000 +28.57% 1
Guildford +7 19 £40,000 -20.00% 2
West Yorkshire -58 19 £42,500 +13.33% 3
Bristol -18 17 £45,000 +28.57% 8
Leeds -49 17 £42,500 +13.33% 2
Merseyside +9 13 £44,500 +4.70% 5
Liverpool +9 11 £47,500 +5.55% 4
Wales +3 11 £45,000 +38.46% 2
South Wales +3 11 £45,000 +38.46% 2

Law
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 18 September 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 1192 (35.11%) Legal
2 1013 (29.84%) Windows
3 781 (23.00%) Finance
4 701 (20.65%) SQL
5 685 (20.18%) Microsoft
6 636 (18.73%) .NET
7 593 (17.47%) C#
8 577 (17.00%) Agile Software Development
9 575 (16.94%) SQL Server
10 559 (16.47%) Active Directory
11 545 (16.05%) MS Office
12 519 (15.29%) MS Excel
13 491 (14.46%) ITIL
14 449 (13.23%) Degree
15 425 (12.52%) ASP.NET
16 414 (12.19%) Windows 7
17 332 (9.78%) Project Management
18 299 (8.81%) Windows Server 2008
19 297 (8.75%) VMware
20 293 (8.63%) E-Commerce
21 288 (8.48%) JavaScript
22 283 (8.34%) HTML
23 280 (8.25%) Scrum
24 279 (8.22%) MVC
25 263 (7.75%) MS Exchange
25 263 (7.75%) Analytical Skills
26 258 (7.60%) Citrix
27 244 (7.19%) Document Management
28 237 (6.98%) TCP/IP
29 236 (6.95%) TDD

Law
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 18 September 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
1 263 (7.75%) MS Exchange
2 202 (5.95%) SharePoint
3 158 (4.65%) WorkSite
4 155 (4.57%) Exchange Server 2010
5 133 (3.92%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 117 (3.45%) IIS
7 82 (2.42%) CMS
8 67 (1.97%) Lync
9 55 (1.62%) SharePoint 2013
10 52 (1.53%) SharePoint 2010
11 50 (1.47%) Exchange Server 2007
12 49 (1.44%) Exchange Server 2013
13 45 (1.33%) Node.js
14 32 (0.94%) WebSphere
15 29 (0.85%) Umbraco
15 29 (0.85%) BizTalk Server
16 25 (0.74%) Apache
17 23 (0.68%) Exchange Server 2003
18 19 (0.56%) Tomcat
19 17 (0.50%) WebLogic
Applications
1 545 (16.05%) MS Office
2 519 (15.29%) MS Excel
3 120 (3.53%) MS PowerPoint
4 76 (2.24%) MS Visio
5 71 (2.09%) MS Project
6 19 (0.56%) InfoPath
7 12 (0.35%) Photoshop
8 10 (0.29%) Spreadsheet
9 8 (0.24%) Adobe Captivate
10 7 (0.21%) Adobe Illustrator
11 5 (0.15%) SPSS
11 5 (0.15%) S-PLUS
12 3 (0.088%) Simulink
13 1 (0.029%) CPLEX
13 1 (0.029%) Acrobat
13 1 (0.029%) InDesign
13 1 (0.029%) Final Cut Pro
Business Applications
1 61 (1.80%) Visualfiles
2 25 (0.74%) Dynamics CRM
3 18 (0.53%) assyst
4 12 (0.35%) Google Analytics
5 10 (0.29%) Eikon
5 10 (0.29%) 3000 Xtra
5 10 (0.29%) Bloomberg TOMS
5 10 (0.29%) Front Arena
5 10 (0.29%) RMDS
5 10 (0.29%) Summit
5 10 (0.29%) Dynamics AX
6 9 (0.27%) SAP SD
6 9 (0.27%) Oracle EBS
7 5 (0.15%) Remedy ITSM
7 5 (0.15%) SAP ERP
8 4 (0.12%) SAP HR
8 4 (0.12%) Cognos Business Intelligence
9 3 (0.088%) SAP CRM
9 3 (0.088%) Sage 200
10 2 (0.059%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 61 (1.80%) Microsoft Azure
2 39 (1.15%) SaaS
3 23 (0.68%) Amazon AWS
4 22 (0.65%) Amazon EC2
5 12 (0.35%) Office 365
6 7 (0.21%) Cloud Computing
7 3 (0.088%) Force.com
8 2 (0.059%) SuccessFactors
8 2 (0.059%) Joyent
9 1 (0.029%) Taleo
9 1 (0.029%) PaaS
9 1 (0.029%) Heroku
9 1 (0.029%) GitHub
9 1 (0.029%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 237 (6.98%) TCP/IP
2 195 (5.74%) Firewall
3 136 (4.01%) WAN
4 135 (3.98%) SAN
4 135 (3.98%) DNS
5 129 (3.80%) LAN
6 123 (3.62%) VPN
6 123 (3.62%) DHCP
7 122 (3.59%) Internet
8 77 (2.27%) Intranet
9 68 (2.00%) MPLS
10 62 (1.83%) Network Security
11 59 (1.74%) Wireless
12 47 (1.38%) VoIP
13 42 (1.24%) Cisco ASA
14 41 (1.21%) LDAP
15 36 (1.06%) SMTP
16 32 (0.94%) VLAN
17 30 (0.88%) Unified Communications
18 25 (0.74%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 575 (16.94%) SQL Server
2 171 (5.04%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 150 (4.42%) SQL Server 2008
4 116 (3.42%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 83 (2.44%) Big Data
6 71 (2.09%) Data Warehouse
7 54 (1.59%) SQL Server 2005
8 50 (1.47%) Relational Database
9 46 (1.35%) MySQL
10 44 (1.30%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 41 (1.21%) SQL Server 2012
12 40 (1.18%) Crystal Reports
13 32 (0.94%) Hadoop
13 32 (0.94%) MongoDB
14 28 (0.82%) SQL Server 2000
15 27 (0.80%) NoSQL
16 25 (0.74%) OLAP
17 24 (0.71%) QlikView
18 22 (0.65%) EDRMS
19 19 (0.56%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 91 (2.68%) Visual Studio
2 43 (1.27%) Selenium
3 22 (0.65%) Git (software)
4 19 (0.56%) QuickTest Pro
4 19 (0.56%) Team Foundation Server
5 14 (0.41%) Eclipse
6 12 (0.35%) LoadRunner
7 11 (0.32%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
8 10 (0.29%) Jenkins
9 9 (0.27%) JIRA
9 9 (0.27%) NUnit
9 9 (0.27%) MSI
9 9 (0.27%) InstallShield
10 8 (0.24%) TestDirector
11 7 (0.21%) MbUnit
11 7 (0.21%) Cucumber
11 7 (0.21%) WebDriver
12 6 (0.18%) SoapUI
13 4 (0.12%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
13 4 (0.12%) Rhino Mocks
General
1 1192 (35.11%) Legal
2 781 (23.00%) Finance
3 171 (5.04%) Retail
4 160 (4.71%) Marketing
5 142 (4.18%) Banking
6 112 (3.30%) Telecoms
7 56 (1.65%) Multimedia
8 40 (1.18%) Advertising
9 35 (1.03%) Publishing
10 32 (0.94%) Manufacturing
11 25 (0.74%) Billing
12 24 (0.71%) Financial Institution
13 19 (0.56%) Games
14 17 (0.50%) Investment Banking
14 17 (0.50%) Military
15 16 (0.47%) Back Office
16 15 (0.44%) Aerospace
17 14 (0.41%) Japanese Language
18 13 (0.38%) French Language
19 11 (0.32%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 1038 (30.57%) Analyst
2 640 (18.85%) Developer
3 311 (9.16%) Support Analyst
4 211 (6.22%) Project Manager
5 205 (6.04%) .NET Developer
6 196 (5.77%) Business Analyst
7 157 (4.62%) C# Developer
8 151 (4.45%) Service Analyst
9 150 (4.42%) ASP.NET Developer
10 148 (4.36%) Service Desk Analyst
11 135 (3.98%) Architect
12 127 (3.74%) Administrator
13 119 (3.51%) Senior Developer
14 104 (3.06%) C# .NET Developer
15 103 (3.03%) Consultant
15 103 (3.03%) Senior Analyst
16 100 (2.95%) Help Desk Analyst
17 99 (2.92%) Team Leader
18 95 (2.80%) Security Analyst
19 92 (2.71%) C# ASP.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 636 (18.73%) .NET
2 425 (12.52%) ASP.NET
3 283 (8.34%) HTML
4 234 (6.89%) ASP.NET MVC
5 221 (6.51%) CSS
6 163 (4.80%) jQuery
7 144 (4.24%) XML
7 144 (4.24%) .NET Framework
8 128 (3.77%) Web Services
9 88 (2.59%) Ajax
9 88 (2.59%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
10 79 (2.33%) HTML5
11 56 (1.65%) LINQ
12 55 (1.62%) NHibernate
13 53 (1.56%) XSLT
14 51 (1.50%) WCF
15 50 (1.47%) WinForms
16 49 (1.44%) CSS3
17 47 (1.38%) AngularJS
18 38 (1.12%) Razor View Engine
Miscellaneous
1 263 (7.75%) Analytical Skills
2 188 (5.54%) Blackberry
3 121 (3.56%) Management Information System
4 77 (2.27%) Computer Science
5 72 (2.12%) Clustering
6 52 (1.53%) RMADS
7 43 (1.27%) E-Learning
7 43 (1.27%) Social Media
8 42 (1.24%) Enterprise Software
9 38 (1.12%) Video Conferencing
10 34 (1.00%) CESG
11 33 (0.97%) Replication
12 29 (0.85%) User Experience
13 28 (0.82%) Open Source
14 27 (0.80%) iPad
15 26 (0.77%) Mobile App
16 25 (0.74%) Smartphone
16 25 (0.74%) Biometrics
17 24 (0.71%) PKI
18 23 (0.68%) Cryptography
Operating Systems
1 1013 (29.84%) Windows
2 414 (12.19%) Windows 7
3 299 (8.81%) Windows Server 2008
4 204 (6.01%) Windows Server 2003
5 167 (4.92%) Windows XP
6 143 (4.21%) Linux
7 94 (2.77%) Windows Server 2012
8 58 (1.71%) Windows 8
9 49 (1.44%) UNIX
10 48 (1.41%) Android
11 40 (1.18%) Apple iOS
12 31 (0.91%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 30 (0.88%) Ubuntu
14 22 (0.65%) Solaris
15 17 (0.50%) Windows 2000
16 16 (0.47%) SUSE
17 12 (0.35%) Mac OS X
18 8 (0.24%) Windows Mobile
19 7 (0.21%) Windows Vista
20 6 (0.18%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 577 (17.00%) Agile Software Development
2 491 (14.46%) ITIL
3 332 (9.78%) Project Management
4 293 (8.63%) E-Commerce
5 280 (8.25%) Scrum
6 279 (8.22%) MVC
7 244 (7.19%) Document Management
8 236 (6.95%) TDD
9 184 (5.42%) PRINCE2
10 155 (4.57%) CRM
11 152 (4.48%) BDD
12 142 (4.18%) Business Analysis
13 136 (4.01%) Analytics
14 129 (3.80%) Information Security
15 121 (3.56%) SOA
16 120 (3.53%) Service Delivery
17 119 (3.51%) Risk Management
18 109 (3.21%) Continuous Improvement
19 104 (3.06%) Service Management
20 102 (3.00%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 701 (20.65%) SQL
2 593 (17.47%) C#
3 288 (8.48%) JavaScript
4 188 (5.54%) T-SQL
5 160 (4.71%) Java
6 92 (2.71%) PowerShell
7 91 (2.68%) VB
8 84 (2.47%) VB.NET
9 79 (2.33%) VBScript
10 68 (2.00%) Ruby
11 61 (1.80%) C++
12 51 (1.50%) VBA
13 41 (1.21%) Python
14 34 (1.00%) PHP
15 33 (0.97%) Clojure
16 32 (0.94%) Perl
17 28 (0.82%) C
18 23 (0.68%) Bash Shell
19 22 (0.65%) VB6
20 12 (0.35%) ABAP
Qualifications
1 449 (13.23%) Degree
2 170 (5.01%) Microsoft Certification
3 103 (3.03%) ISEB
4 102 (3.00%) CISSP
5 97 (2.86%) Security Cleared
6 79 (2.33%) MCSE
6 79 (2.33%) ITIL Certification
7 67 (1.97%) MCP
8 63 (1.86%) CISM
9 61 (1.80%) Cisco Certification
10 50 (1.47%) ISTQB
10 50 (1.47%) MOS
11 48 (1.41%) CEH
12 36 (1.06%) CCNA
13 34 (1.00%) MCSA
13 34 (1.00%) CCNP
14 29 (0.85%) MCDBA
15 28 (0.82%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
16 27 (0.80%) MCITP
16 27 (0.80%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 154 (4.54%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 112 (3.30%) QA
3 72 (2.12%) SLA
4 45 (1.33%) JSP 440
5 27 (0.80%) ISO 9001
6 11 (0.32%) COBIT
6 11 (0.32%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 9 (0.27%) WCAG
8 7 (0.21%) BS25999
9 3 (0.088%) PCI DSS
9 3 (0.088%) Data Quality
10 2 (0.059%) ISO 9000
11 1 (0.029%) MiFID
11 1 (0.029%) HIPAA
11 1 (0.029%) AIFMD
11 1 (0.029%) EMIR
System Software
1 559 (16.47%) Active Directory
2 175 (5.15%) VMware Infrastructure
3 60 (1.77%) Hyper-V
4 59 (1.74%) XenApp
5 52 (1.53%) vSphere
6 27 (0.80%) XenDesktop
7 26 (0.77%) Microsoft App-V
8 24 (0.71%) UAG
9 23 (0.68%) NFS
9 23 (0.68%) Sendmail
10 21 (0.62%) Xen
11 20 (0.59%) KVM
12 16 (0.47%) Postfix
13 14 (0.41%) VMware ESX
14 13 (0.38%) VMware ESXi
15 12 (0.35%) Snort
16 9 (0.27%) Oracle RAC
16 9 (0.27%) Oracle RMAN
17 5 (0.15%) DFS Replication
17 5 (0.15%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 83 (2.44%) SCCM
2 34 (1.00%) Puppet
3 29 (0.85%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
4 22 (0.65%) MOM
5 17 (0.50%) SCOM
6 14 (0.41%) Norton AntiVirus
7 11 (0.32%) NetBackup
7 11 (0.32%) Opscode Chef
8 10 (0.29%) HP Quality Center
9 9 (0.27%) Data Guard
10 8 (0.24%) Backup Exec
11 7 (0.21%) CiscoWorks
11 7 (0.21%) Cryoserver
12 5 (0.15%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
13 4 (0.12%) Oozie
13 4 (0.12%) Cisco CUCM
13 4 (0.12%) DameWare
14 3 (0.088%) Sysprep
14 3 (0.088%) XenMobile
15 2 (0.059%) CFEngine
Vendors
1 685 (20.18%) Microsoft
2 297 (8.75%) VMware
3 258 (7.60%) Citrix
4 178 (5.24%) Cisco
5 127 (3.74%) HP
6 116 (3.42%) CheckPoint
7 92 (2.71%) Bloomberg
8 89 (2.62%) Interwoven
9 78 (2.30%) Oracle
10 76 (2.24%) NetApp
11 68 (2.00%) SAP
12 55 (1.62%) Google
12 55 (1.62%) Symantec
13 54 (1.59%) LexisNexis
14 47 (1.38%) SolarWinds
14 47 (1.38%) Apple
15 44 (1.30%) Open Text
16 41 (1.21%) EMC
17 40 (1.18%) F5
17 40 (1.18%) MobileIron
North London
Nanotek Limited
Salary: From £20,000 to £27,000 per annum
Posted: 3 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
Spring Technology
Salary: £16000.00 - £21000.00 per annum + Excellent
Posted: 5 hours ago
City, London
ComputAppoint
Salary: £45000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 5 hours ago
London
Information Technology Services
Salary: £50k - 60k per year + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 6 hours ago
Central London / West End
Latcom Ltd
Salary: From £27,000 to £33,000 per annum + Good Benefits
Posted: 6 hours ago
London
FIRST POINT IT RESOURCING
Salary: £42000 - £52000 per annum + Package
Posted: 6 hours ago
Watford, Hertfordshire
Ashdown IT
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 7 hours ago
City, London
Bloomberg LP
Posted: 7 hours ago
City, London
Bloomberg LP
Posted: 7 hours ago
London
Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 8 hours ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
FT Select
Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum plus car allowance and benefits
Posted: 8 hours ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
FT Select
Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum plus car allowance and benefits
Posted: 9 hours ago
London
Information Technology Services
Salary: £47k - 53k per year + Excellent benefits
Posted: 10 hours ago
London
Information Technology Services
Salary: £50k - 60k per year
Posted: 10 hours ago
London
Information Technology Services
Salary: £45k - 50k per year + Benefits
Posted: 11 hours ago
London
Information Technology Services
Salary: £48k - 58k per year + Benefits
Posted: 11 hours ago
Central London / West End
Olswang
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 12 hours ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
FPSG Connect
Posted: 14 hours ago
Hertfordshire
FIRST POINT IT RESOURCING
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + car allowance + bonus + benefits
Posted: Yesterday