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 30 June 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Law
Rank 191 216 235
Rank change year-on-year
+25 +19
Permanent jobs citing Law 1844 1654 1346
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 1.66% 1.38% 1.22%
As % of the General category 3.73% 3.11% 2.83%
Number of salaries quoted 1609 1424 1168
Average salary £48,375 £47,500 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.84% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £67,150
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £39,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.32% +5.33%

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
49379 53135 47569
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 44.58% 44.19% 43.19%
Number of salaries quoted 39119 41490 37870
Average salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
90% offered a salary of more than £31,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £77,500 £80,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%

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 30 June 2015 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 30 June 2015. 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 +24 1746 £50,000 +3.09% 326
London +35 1318 £52,500 +5.00% 234
City of London +34 245 £50,000 +2.04% 62
South East +21 146 £42,500 -5.55% 25
North West +26 69 £35,000 +6.06% 24
South West +11 65 £43,873 +16.99% 17
West Midlands -6 65 £50,000 +30.71% 8
Scotland +34 57 £42,000 +12.00% 4
Berkshire +28 54 £56,250 +12.50% 10
East Midlands +11 43 £34,000 -12.25% 5
Bristol +5 43 £50,000 +21.21% 10
Manchester +7 42 £35,000 +7.69% 15
Northamptonshire +14 39 £34,500 +15.00% 4
Glasgow -2 39 £42,000 +12.00% 2
Northampton +21 38 £34,500 +15.00% 4
Birmingham -28 36 £42,500 +10.38% 5
Buckinghamshire +12 28 £30,000 -27.71% 3
East of England -23 26 £47,500 -13.63% 3
Milton Keynes +6 25 £30,000 - 2
Coventry - 25 £52,500 - 1
Reading +7 23 £70,000 +55.55% 4
Yorkshire -6 22 £40,000 +45.45% 9
Surrey -26 19 £50,000 - 8
Essex -8 17 £32,500 -40.90%
Kent +22 16 £50,000 +17.64% 2
Hampshire +18 16 £45,000 +5.88% 1
Edinburgh +22 15 £35,000 -12.50% 2
West Yorkshire +2 13 £25,250 +12.22% 5
Merseyside +14 12 £36,500 -27.00% 3
Liverpool +23 11 £40,000 -20.00% 3

Law
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 June 2015, 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 1116 (31.37%) Windows
2 933 (26.22%) Legal
3 800 (22.48%) Finance
4 683 (19.20%) Microsoft
5 632 (17.76%) Active Directory
6 530 (14.90%) SQL
7 528 (14.84%) ITIL
8 507 (14.25%) MS Office
9 476 (13.38%) Agile Software Development
10 463 (13.01%) Degree
11 461 (12.96%) MS Excel
12 422 (11.86%) Windows 7
13 386 (10.85%) Project Management
14 380 (10.68%) SQL Server
15 334 (9.39%) VMware
16 330 (9.27%) .NET
17 301 (8.46%) Citrix
18 294 (8.26%) C#
19 270 (7.59%) Analytical Skills
20 252 (7.08%) HTML
21 250 (7.03%) MS Exchange
22 244 (6.86%) VMware Infrastructure
23 243 (6.83%) E-Commerce
23 243 (6.83%) Document Management
24 241 (6.77%) Data Centre
25 240 (6.75%) JavaScript
26 236 (6.63%) Cisco
27 234 (6.58%) PRINCE2
28 222 (6.24%) Blackberry
29 218 (6.13%) Java

Law
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 30 June 2015, 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
1 250 (7.03%) MS Exchange
2 199 (5.59%) WorkSite
3 169 (4.75%) Exchange Server 2010
4 163 (4.58%) SharePoint
5 120 (3.37%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 111 (3.12%) IIS
7 74 (2.08%) Lync
8 73 (2.05%) Exchange Server 2013
9 68 (1.91%) Exchange Server 2007
10 51 (1.43%) SharePoint 2013
11 43 (1.21%) SharePoint 2010
12 41 (1.15%) CMS
13 38 (1.07%) Node.js
14 28 (0.79%) Apache
15 25 (0.70%) Tomcat
16 23 (0.65%) Exchange Server 2003
17 19 (0.53%) Oracle SOA Suite
18 18 (0.51%) BizTalk Server
19 17 (0.48%) nginx
20 16 (0.45%) WebSphere
Applications
1 507 (14.25%) MS Office
2 461 (12.96%) MS Excel
3 90 (2.53%) MS PowerPoint
4 66 (1.85%) MS Project
5 57 (1.60%) MS Visio
6 18 (0.51%) Photoshop
7 9 (0.25%) Adobe Illustrator
7 9 (0.25%) SPSS
7 9 (0.25%) Final Cut Pro
7 9 (0.25%) Adobe Creative Suite
8 8 (0.22%) Acrobat
9 6 (0.17%) Spreadsheet
9 6 (0.17%) InfoPath
10 4 (0.11%) Fireworks
11 2 (0.056%) InDesign
11 2 (0.056%) Adobe Captivate
12 1 (0.028%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 28 (0.79%) Oracle EBS
2 23 (0.65%) Visualfiles
3 20 (0.56%) Dynamics CRM
4 15 (0.42%) Oracle General Ledger
4 15 (0.42%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
5 14 (0.39%) Cognos Business Intelligence
6 9 (0.25%) Oracle EBS R12
7 8 (0.22%) WebTrends
8 5 (0.14%) Cognos TM1
8 5 (0.14%) Dynamics AX
8 5 (0.14%) Oracle Payables
8 5 (0.14%) Oracle Receivables
8 5 (0.14%) SAP SRM
8 5 (0.14%) Oracle BPM
8 5 (0.14%) Oracle Assets
9 4 (0.11%) Magento
10 3 (0.084%) SAP Oil and Gas
10 3 (0.084%) Dynamics NAV
10 3 (0.084%) Oracle Cash Management
11 2 (0.056%) Eikon
Cloud Services
1 74 (2.08%) SaaS
2 46 (1.29%) Mimecast
3 40 (1.12%) Amazon AWS
4 24 (0.67%) Office 365
5 17 (0.48%) Microsoft Azure
6 14 (0.39%) IaaS
7 13 (0.37%) Google Analytics
8 12 (0.34%) PaaS
9 11 (0.31%) Cloud Computing
10 7 (0.20%) GitHub
11 5 (0.14%) CodePlex
12 3 (0.084%) Adobe Analytics
13 2 (0.056%) Heroku
14 1 (0.028%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 184 (5.17%) Firewall
2 140 (3.93%) TCP/IP
3 135 (3.79%) WAN
4 133 (3.74%) DNS
5 123 (3.46%) LAN
6 119 (3.34%) Network Security
7 118 (3.32%) DHCP
8 105 (2.95%) SAN
9 92 (2.59%) VPN
10 83 (2.33%) Intranet
11 73 (2.05%) Internet
12 61 (1.71%) VoIP
12 61 (1.71%) Wireless
13 48 (1.35%) Cisco ASA
14 41 (1.15%) MPLS
15 33 (0.93%) Extranet
16 32 (0.90%) Unified Communications
17 31 (0.87%) NAS
17 31 (0.87%) VLAN
18 29 (0.82%) HSRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 380 (10.68%) SQL Server
2 100 (2.81%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 77 (2.16%) SQL Server 2008
4 70 (1.97%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 64 (1.80%) MySQL
6 50 (1.41%) SQL Server 2005
7 43 (1.21%) Crystal Reports
7 43 (1.21%) Data Warehouse
8 42 (1.18%) Big Data
9 35 (0.98%) MongoDB
10 33 (0.93%) NoSQL
11 32 (0.90%) Hadoop
12 27 (0.76%) SQL Server 2012
13 25 (0.70%) Relational Database
14 22 (0.62%) SQL Server Analysis Services
15 16 (0.45%) Oracle BI EE
16 15 (0.42%) IDOL
17 14 (0.39%) Data Mining
18 13 (0.37%) RDBMS
18 13 (0.37%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 66 (1.85%) Selenium
2 63 (1.77%) Visual Studio
3 40 (1.12%) WebDriver
4 36 (1.01%) Git (software)
5 32 (0.90%) Jenkins
6 31 (0.87%) InstallShield
7 29 (0.82%) Cucumber
8 25 (0.70%) JIRA
9 21 (0.59%) MSI
10 20 (0.56%) Eclipse
11 19 (0.53%) SpecFlow
12 17 (0.48%) JUnit
13 15 (0.42%) Jasmine
14 13 (0.37%) Team Foundation Server
15 11 (0.31%) Subversion
16 7 (0.20%) jMock
16 7 (0.20%) Mockito
16 7 (0.20%) Grunt
16 7 (0.20%) JBehave
17 6 (0.17%) PHPUnit
General
1 933 (26.22%) Legal
2 800 (22.48%) Finance
3 188 (5.28%) Retail
4 128 (3.60%) Telecoms
5 112 (3.15%) Marketing
6 105 (2.95%) Banking
7 67 (1.88%) Games
8 50 (1.41%) Billing
9 49 (1.38%) Advertising
10 48 (1.35%) Manufacturing
11 28 (0.79%) Back Office
12 23 (0.65%) Publishing
13 18 (0.51%) Financial Institution
14 14 (0.39%) Pharmaceutical
15 12 (0.34%) Multimedia
16 10 (0.28%) Aerospace
16 10 (0.28%) General Ledger
17 6 (0.17%) Corporate Banking
18 5 (0.14%) Local Government
19 4 (0.11%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 998 (28.05%) Analyst
2 545 (15.32%) Developer
3 299 (8.40%) Support Analyst
4 197 (5.54%) Business Analyst
5 188 (5.28%) Project Manager
6 171 (4.81%) Consultant
7 155 (4.36%) Service Desk Analyst
8 154 (4.33%) Service Analyst
9 140 (3.93%) Architect
10 125 (3.51%) Service Manager
11 119 (3.34%) Senior Developer
12 118 (3.32%) 2nd Line Support
13 116 (3.26%) Team Leader
14 104 (2.92%) Transition Manager
15 103 (2.89%) Senior Analyst
16 99 (2.78%) Administrator
17 85 (2.39%) Java Developer
18 83 (2.33%) Applications Support
19 80 (2.25%) Desktop Support
20 79 (2.22%) 3rd Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 330 (9.27%) .NET
2 252 (7.08%) HTML
3 201 (5.65%) CSS
4 142 (3.99%) ASP.NET
5 95 (2.67%) HTML5
6 88 (2.47%) XML
7 80 (2.25%) CSS3
7 80 (2.25%) AngularJS
8 77 (2.16%) Spring
8 77 (2.16%) jQuery
9 69 (1.94%) Web Services
10 54 (1.52%) .NET Framework
11 40 (1.12%) J2EE
12 37 (1.04%) ASP.NET MVC
13 36 (1.01%) Sass
14 34 (0.96%) Hibernate
15 33 (0.93%) WinForms
15 33 (0.93%) SOAP
15 33 (0.93%) Spring MVC
16 32 (0.90%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 270 (7.59%) Analytical Skills
2 241 (6.77%) Data Centre
3 222 (6.24%) Blackberry
4 115 (3.23%) Management Information System
4 115 (3.23%) Computer Science
5 88 (2.47%) User Experience
6 58 (1.63%) Mobile App
7 56 (1.57%) Enterprise Software
7 56 (1.57%) Video Conferencing
8 52 (1.46%) Life Science
9 45 (1.26%) Clustering
10 41 (1.15%) E-Learning
10 41 (1.15%) Client/Server
10 41 (1.15%) Social Media
11 40 (1.12%) Mathematics
12 39 (1.10%) Social Network
13 35 (0.98%) Cryptography
14 30 (0.84%) iPhone
15 29 (0.82%) Hedge funds
16 28 (0.79%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 1116 (31.37%) Windows
2 422 (11.86%) Windows 7
3 208 (5.85%) Windows Server 2008
4 166 (4.67%) Linux
5 147 (4.13%) Windows XP
6 140 (3.93%) Windows Server 2003
7 130 (3.65%) Android
8 104 (2.92%) Windows Server 2012
9 86 (2.42%) Apple iOS
10 84 (2.36%) UNIX
11 61 (1.71%) Windows 8
12 17 (0.48%) AIX
13 15 (0.42%) FreeBSD
14 13 (0.37%) Windows Mobile
15 12 (0.34%) Debian
16 11 (0.31%) Windows 2000
16 11 (0.31%) Solaris
16 11 (0.31%) Windows 2000 Server
17 10 (0.28%) Ubuntu
18 8 (0.22%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 528 (14.84%) ITIL
2 476 (13.38%) Agile Software Development
3 386 (10.85%) Project Management
4 243 (6.83%) E-Commerce
4 243 (6.83%) Document Management
5 234 (6.58%) PRINCE2
6 204 (5.73%) Service Management
7 181 (5.09%) Service Delivery
7 181 (5.09%) Mentoring
8 180 (5.06%) MVC
9 179 (5.03%) Information Security
10 154 (4.33%) TDD
11 151 (4.24%) Incident Management
12 145 (4.08%) Business Analysis
13 142 (3.99%) CRM
14 137 (3.85%) OO
15 128 (3.60%) Business Development
16 124 (3.49%) Scrum
17 120 (3.37%) Workflow
18 116 (3.26%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 530 (14.90%) SQL
2 294 (8.26%) C#
3 240 (6.75%) JavaScript
4 218 (6.13%) Java
5 101 (2.84%) Python
6 92 (2.59%) T-SQL
7 81 (2.28%) PowerShell
8 67 (1.88%) PHP
9 52 (1.46%) VB.NET
10 36 (1.01%) VBA
11 32 (0.90%) VBScript
12 31 (0.87%) VB
12 31 (0.87%) C++
13 29 (0.82%) Ruby
14 23 (0.65%) Perl
15 19 (0.53%) Shell Script
15 19 (0.53%) Scala
16 18 (0.51%) C
17 14 (0.39%) PHP5
17 14 (0.39%) Apex Code
Qualifications
1 463 (13.01%) Degree
2 150 (4.22%) Microsoft Certification
3 138 (3.88%) CISSP
4 127 (3.57%) ISEB
5 124 (3.49%) Cisco Certification
6 94 (2.64%) MCSE
7 89 (2.50%) CCNA
8 83 (2.33%) ITIL Certification
8 83 (2.33%) CISM
9 53 (1.49%) MCP
10 50 (1.41%) MCSA
11 47 (1.32%) MCITP
12 46 (1.29%) CCNP
13 43 (1.21%) Security Cleared
14 42 (1.18%) PRINCE2 Certification
15 41 (1.15%) MOS
16 40 (1.12%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
17 30 (0.84%) CEH
18 22 (0.62%) A+ Certification
18 22 (0.62%) CISA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 138 (3.88%) QA
2 127 (3.57%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 99 (2.78%) SLA
4 50 (1.41%) PCI DSS
5 26 (0.73%) ISO 9001
6 12 (0.34%) Data Quality
7 11 (0.31%) COBIT
8 6 (0.17%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 2 (0.056%) BS25999
10 1 (0.028%) ISO/IEC 20000
10 1 (0.028%) P3O
System Software
1 632 (17.76%) Active Directory
2 244 (6.86%) VMware Infrastructure
3 80 (2.25%) Hyper-V
4 64 (1.80%) XenApp
5 52 (1.46%) vSphere
6 42 (1.18%) Microsoft App-V
7 25 (0.70%) XenServer
8 24 (0.67%) XenDesktop
9 21 (0.59%) VMware Server
10 19 (0.53%) Terminal Server
11 16 (0.45%) Apache ZooKeeper
12 15 (0.42%) VMware ESX
13 12 (0.34%) Snort
13 12 (0.34%) VirtualBox
13 12 (0.34%) UAG
14 10 (0.28%) DFS Replication
14 10 (0.28%) Terminal Services
15 8 (0.22%) EMC RecoverPoint
16 6 (0.17%) Xen
17 5 (0.14%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 106 (2.98%) SCCM
2 58 (1.63%) Puppet
3 47 (1.32%) Opscode Chef
4 36 (1.01%) SCOM
5 29 (0.82%) Vagrant
6 21 (0.59%) Ansible
7 17 (0.48%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
8 16 (0.45%) CiscoWorks
9 14 (0.39%) MOM
10 13 (0.37%) Backup Exec
11 11 (0.31%) WSUS
11 11 (0.31%) Oracle Identity Management
11 11 (0.31%) EdgeSight
12 9 (0.25%) Norton AntiVirus
13 6 (0.17%) OpenView
13 6 (0.17%) Legato
13 6 (0.17%) HP Data Protector
13 6 (0.17%) HP SIM
14 5 (0.14%) AppManager
14 5 (0.14%) Cisco UCCX
Vendors
1 683 (19.20%) Microsoft
2 334 (9.39%) VMware
3 301 (8.46%) Citrix
4 236 (6.63%) Cisco
5 164 (4.61%) HP
6 145 (4.08%) Oracle
7 59 (1.66%) EMC
8 57 (1.60%) CheckPoint
9 56 (1.57%) Interwoven
10 55 (1.55%) Salesforce.com
11 52 (1.46%) Google
11 52 (1.46%) OpenText
12 50 (1.41%) McAfee
13 46 (1.29%) SolarWinds
14 44 (1.24%) SAP
15 43 (1.21%) NetApp
16 41 (1.15%) IBM
17 40 (1.12%) ArcSight
18 38 (1.07%) Symantec
19 35 (0.98%) Mitel
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