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

Location
3 months to
29 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Law
Rank 199 216 218
Rank change year-on-year
+17 +2
Permanent jobs citing Law 1770 1617 1452
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 1.61% 1.38% 1.33%
As % of the General category 3.62% 3.13% 3.03%
Number of salaries quoted 1548 1382 1178
Average salary £49,375 £47,500 £47,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.94% +1.06%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £27,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £37,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+13.33% -6.25%

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
48869 51587 47966
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 44.56% 44.01% 44.07%
Number of salaries quoted 38754 40054 37789
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 £80,000 £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 29 July 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 29 July 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 +18 1672 £50,000 +5.26% 270
London +26 1275 £51,000 +2.00% 196
City of London +6 231 £48,750 -2.50% 45
South East +26 129 £42,500 - 30
North West +16 70 £35,000 +6.06% 17
Berkshire +46 64 £50,000 +11.11% 17
South West +13 61 £42,500 +13.33% 4
Manchester +20 50 £35,000 +7.69% 8
West Midlands -24 50 £49,250 +40.71% 5
Scotland +2 47 £42,000 +20.00% 5
Yorkshire +4 37 £40,000 +23.07% 4
Bristol -1 35 £40,000 -5.88% 4
East Midlands +1 34 £34,000 -5.55% 9
Northampton +18 31 £34,500 +15.00% 7
Northamptonshire +13 31 £34,500 +27.77% 8
Edinburgh +30 25 £35,000 -22.22% 3
West Yorkshire +11 25 £31,000 +24.00% 2
Reading +12 24 £70,000 +55.55% 4
Leeds +9 24 £48,500 +102.08% 2
Birmingham -31 24 £48,500 +38.57% 2
Coventry - 22 £50,000 - 1
Slough - 22 £43,000 - 11
Glasgow -21 21 £42,000 +20.00% 2
Buckinghamshire +10 19 £30,000 -28.57% 2
Milton Keynes +10 16 £30,000 - 2
Surrey -29 16 £42,500 -12.82% 5
East of England -35 15 £52,500 +5.00% 4
Wiltshire - 13 £46,000 -
Swindon - 13 £46,000 -
Somerset +19 12 £31,500 +14.54%

Law
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 1086 (29.59%) Windows
2 925 (25.20%) Legal
3 851 (23.19%) Finance
4 689 (18.77%) Microsoft
5 604 (16.46%) Active Directory
6 559 (15.23%) Agile Software Development
7 553 (15.07%) SQL
8 531 (14.47%) ITIL
9 509 (13.87%) Degree
10 491 (13.38%) MS Excel
11 483 (13.16%) MS Office
12 414 (11.28%) Project Management
13 410 (11.17%) SQL Server
14 393 (10.71%) Windows 7
15 346 (9.43%) .NET
16 324 (8.83%) VMware
17 304 (8.28%) C#
18 303 (8.26%) Analytical Skills
19 263 (7.17%) E-Commerce
20 261 (7.11%) HTML
21 260 (7.08%) JavaScript
22 259 (7.06%) PRINCE2
23 258 (7.03%) Citrix
24 253 (6.89%) Java
25 248 (6.76%) Document Management
26 246 (6.70%) Data Centre
27 235 (6.40%) Cisco
28 234 (6.38%) Service Management
29 230 (6.27%) VMware Infrastructure
30 228 (6.21%) MS Exchange

Law
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 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
1 228 (6.21%) MS Exchange
2 200 (5.45%) WorkSite
3 167 (4.55%) SharePoint
4 155 (4.22%) Exchange Server 2010
5 119 (3.24%) IIS
5 119 (3.24%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 69 (1.88%) Exchange Server 2007
6 69 (1.88%) Lync
7 64 (1.74%) Exchange Server 2013
8 55 (1.50%) SharePoint 2013
9 52 (1.42%) CMS
10 44 (1.20%) SharePoint 2010
11 43 (1.17%) Node.js
12 29 (0.79%) Apache
13 28 (0.76%) Tomcat
14 22 (0.60%) BizTalk Server
14 22 (0.60%) WebSphere
15 19 (0.52%) Exchange Server 2003
15 19 (0.52%) Oracle SOA Suite
16 16 (0.44%) nginx
Applications
1 491 (13.38%) MS Excel
2 483 (13.16%) MS Office
3 93 (2.53%) MS PowerPoint
4 70 (1.91%) MS Project
5 59 (1.61%) MS Visio
6 14 (0.38%) Photoshop
7 9 (0.25%) Adobe Illustrator
7 9 (0.25%) SPSS
8 8 (0.22%) Adobe Creative Suite
9 6 (0.16%) Final Cut Pro
10 5 (0.14%) InfoPath
10 5 (0.14%) Spreadsheet
10 5 (0.14%) Acrobat
11 2 (0.054%) InDesign
11 2 (0.054%) Adobe Captivate
12 1 (0.027%) PowerPivot
12 1 (0.027%) Fireworks
Business Applications
1 33 (0.90%) Visualfiles
2 28 (0.76%) Oracle EBS
3 19 (0.52%) Dynamics CRM
4 15 (0.41%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
5 13 (0.35%) Dynamics AX
5 13 (0.35%) Oracle General Ledger
6 12 (0.33%) Cognos Business Intelligence
7 8 (0.22%) WebTrends
8 6 (0.16%) Cognos TM1
8 6 (0.16%) Oracle EBS R12
8 6 (0.16%) Oracle BPM
9 5 (0.14%) SAP SRM
10 4 (0.11%) Magento
11 3 (0.082%) SAP HR
11 3 (0.082%) Dynamics NAV
11 3 (0.082%) SAP Oil and Gas
11 3 (0.082%) Oracle Assets
11 3 (0.082%) Eikon
11 3 (0.082%) Oracle Payables
11 3 (0.082%) Oracle Receivables
Cloud Services
1 69 (1.88%) SaaS
2 49 (1.34%) Amazon AWS
3 44 (1.20%) Mimecast
4 26 (0.71%) Office 365
5 19 (0.52%) Microsoft Azure
6 13 (0.35%) Google Analytics
6 13 (0.35%) IaaS
7 11 (0.30%) PaaS
8 9 (0.25%) Cloud Computing
9 7 (0.19%) GitHub
10 6 (0.16%) CodePlex
11 3 (0.082%) Adobe Analytics
12 2 (0.054%) Heroku
13 1 (0.027%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 156 (4.25%) Firewall
2 137 (3.73%) TCP/IP
3 123 (3.35%) DNS
4 116 (3.16%) WAN
5 112 (3.05%) Network Security
6 109 (2.97%) DHCP
7 103 (2.81%) LAN
7 103 (2.81%) SAN
8 82 (2.23%) Intranet
9 77 (2.10%) Internet
10 72 (1.96%) VPN
11 66 (1.80%) VoIP
12 47 (1.28%) Wireless
13 40 (1.09%) MPLS
14 39 (1.06%) Cisco ASA
15 35 (0.95%) Unified Communications
16 31 (0.84%) VLAN
17 29 (0.79%) NAS
18 27 (0.74%) HTTPS
19 26 (0.71%) Extranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 410 (11.17%) SQL Server
2 109 (2.97%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 97 (2.64%) SQL Server 2008
4 85 (2.32%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 73 (1.99%) MySQL
6 62 (1.69%) Data Warehouse
7 58 (1.58%) SQL Server 2005
8 53 (1.44%) Big Data
9 46 (1.25%) Crystal Reports
10 43 (1.17%) NoSQL
11 41 (1.12%) MongoDB
12 40 (1.09%) Hadoop
13 35 (0.95%) SQL Server 2012
13 35 (0.95%) Relational Database
14 28 (0.76%) SQL Server Analysis Services
15 19 (0.52%) RDBMS
16 17 (0.46%) Oracle BI EE
17 16 (0.44%) QlikView
17 16 (0.44%) IDOL
18 15 (0.41%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 79 (2.15%) Selenium
2 62 (1.69%) Visual Studio
3 46 (1.25%) WebDriver
4 40 (1.09%) Git (software)
4 40 (1.09%) Cucumber
5 34 (0.93%) Jenkins
6 32 (0.87%) InstallShield
7 31 (0.84%) JIRA
8 26 (0.71%) JUnit
8 26 (0.71%) Eclipse
9 23 (0.63%) SpecFlow
10 22 (0.60%) MSI
11 19 (0.52%) Jasmine
12 15 (0.41%) Team Foundation Server
13 10 (0.27%) Subversion
14 9 (0.25%) HP UFT
14 9 (0.25%) Mockito
15 8 (0.22%) JMeter
16 7 (0.19%) Maven
16 7 (0.19%) jMock
General
1 925 (25.20%) Legal
2 851 (23.19%) Finance
3 201 (5.48%) Retail
4 131 (3.57%) Banking
5 124 (3.38%) Telecoms
6 111 (3.02%) Marketing
7 71 (1.93%) Games
8 61 (1.66%) Manufacturing
9 52 (1.42%) Billing
10 47 (1.28%) Advertising
11 24 (0.65%) Back Office
12 22 (0.60%) Publishing
13 17 (0.46%) Pharmaceutical
13 17 (0.46%) Financial Institution
14 13 (0.35%) Aerospace
14 13 (0.35%) General Ledger
15 11 (0.30%) Multimedia
16 6 (0.16%) Corporate Banking
17 5 (0.14%) Local Government
17 5 (0.14%) Italian Language
Job Titles
1 998 (27.19%) Analyst
2 626 (17.06%) Developer
3 278 (7.57%) Support Analyst
4 206 (5.61%) Business Analyst
5 199 (5.42%) Project Manager
6 180 (4.90%) Consultant
7 154 (4.20%) Service Analyst
7 154 (4.20%) Service Desk Analyst
8 150 (4.09%) Architect
9 139 (3.79%) Senior Developer
10 123 (3.35%) Service Manager
11 117 (3.19%) 2nd Line Support
12 108 (2.94%) Senior Analyst
12 108 (2.94%) Team Leader
12 108 (2.94%) Transition Manager
13 104 (2.83%) Java Developer
14 97 (2.64%) Administrator
15 89 (2.43%) Applications Support
16 88 (2.40%) 3rd Line Support
17 77 (2.10%) IT Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 346 (9.43%) .NET
2 261 (7.11%) HTML
3 212 (5.78%) CSS
4 147 (4.01%) ASP.NET
5 103 (2.81%) HTML5
6 95 (2.59%) Spring
7 90 (2.45%) jQuery
7 90 (2.45%) AngularJS
8 88 (2.40%) XML
9 87 (2.37%) Web Services
9 87 (2.37%) CSS3
10 60 (1.63%) .NET Framework
11 47 (1.28%) ASP.NET MVC
12 44 (1.20%) Sass
13 43 (1.17%) J2EE
14 39 (1.06%) SOAP
14 39 (1.06%) Hibernate
15 38 (1.04%) Spring MVC
16 37 (1.01%) REST
17 34 (0.93%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 303 (8.26%) Analytical Skills
2 246 (6.70%) Data Centre
3 196 (5.34%) Blackberry
4 120 (3.27%) Management Information System
4 120 (3.27%) Computer Science
5 77 (2.10%) User Experience
6 60 (1.63%) Life Science
7 57 (1.55%) Enterprise Software
8 51 (1.39%) Mobile App
8 51 (1.39%) Video Conferencing
9 43 (1.17%) Client/Server
10 42 (1.14%) E-Learning
10 42 (1.14%) Social Media
11 41 (1.12%) Clustering
12 39 (1.06%) Mathematics
12 39 (1.06%) Social Network
13 35 (0.95%) Cryptography
14 29 (0.79%) iPad
14 29 (0.79%) Visualisation
15 27 (0.74%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 1086 (29.59%) Windows
2 393 (10.71%) Windows 7
3 199 (5.42%) Windows Server 2008
4 175 (4.77%) Linux
5 143 (3.90%) Windows XP
6 141 (3.84%) Android
7 139 (3.79%) Windows Server 2003
8 98 (2.67%) Windows Server 2012
9 84 (2.29%) UNIX
10 83 (2.26%) Apple iOS
11 55 (1.50%) Windows 8
12 15 (0.41%) AIX
13 13 (0.35%) FreeBSD
13 13 (0.35%) Debian
14 10 (0.27%) Ubuntu
14 10 (0.27%) Solaris
14 10 (0.27%) Windows 2000
15 9 (0.25%) Windows Mobile
15 9 (0.25%) Mac OS X
15 9 (0.25%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 559 (15.23%) Agile Software Development
2 531 (14.47%) ITIL
3 414 (11.28%) Project Management
4 263 (7.17%) E-Commerce
5 259 (7.06%) PRINCE2
6 248 (6.76%) Document Management
7 234 (6.38%) Service Management
8 199 (5.42%) MVC
9 187 (5.10%) Mentoring
10 178 (4.85%) TDD
11 176 (4.80%) Service Delivery
12 174 (4.74%) Information Security
13 156 (4.25%) Scrum
14 155 (4.22%) Business Analysis
15 146 (3.98%) CRM
16 145 (3.95%) OO
17 142 (3.87%) Incident Management
18 133 (3.62%) Business Development
19 118 (3.22%) Stakeholder Management
20 117 (3.19%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 553 (15.07%) SQL
2 304 (8.28%) C#
3 260 (7.08%) JavaScript
4 253 (6.89%) Java
5 110 (3.00%) Python
6 96 (2.62%) T-SQL
7 84 (2.29%) PowerShell
8 71 (1.93%) PHP
9 48 (1.31%) VB.NET
10 40 (1.09%) C++
11 38 (1.04%) VBScript
11 38 (1.04%) VBA
12 35 (0.95%) Ruby
13 27 (0.74%) VB
14 23 (0.63%) Perl
15 22 (0.60%) C
15 22 (0.60%) Shell Script
16 19 (0.52%) Scala
17 17 (0.46%) PHP5
18 15 (0.41%) Apex Code
Qualifications
1 509 (13.87%) Degree
2 149 (4.06%) Microsoft Certification
3 140 (3.81%) CISSP
4 137 (3.73%) ISEB
5 119 (3.24%) Cisco Certification
6 103 (2.81%) MCSE
7 85 (2.32%) CCNA
8 80 (2.18%) ITIL Certification
8 80 (2.18%) CISM
9 57 (1.55%) MCP
10 50 (1.36%) MCSA
11 49 (1.34%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
12 48 (1.31%) Security Cleared
13 47 (1.28%) CCNP
14 45 (1.23%) MCITP
15 39 (1.06%) PRINCE2 Certification
16 38 (1.04%) MOS
17 27 (0.74%) CEH
18 24 (0.65%) CISA
19 17 (0.46%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 157 (4.28%) QA
2 138 (3.76%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 108 (2.94%) SLA
4 63 (1.72%) PCI DSS
5 26 (0.71%) ISO 9001
6 17 (0.46%) COBIT
7 15 (0.41%) Data Quality
8 5 (0.14%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 2 (0.054%) GxP
10 1 (0.027%) ISO/IEC 20000
10 1 (0.027%) P3O
System Software
1 604 (16.46%) Active Directory
2 230 (6.27%) VMware Infrastructure
3 71 (1.93%) Hyper-V
4 58 (1.58%) XenApp
5 47 (1.28%) vSphere
6 42 (1.14%) Microsoft App-V
7 26 (0.71%) XenDesktop
8 22 (0.60%) VMware Server
9 21 (0.57%) XenServer
10 18 (0.49%) Terminal Server
11 17 (0.46%) Apache ZooKeeper
12 14 (0.38%) VMware ESX
13 12 (0.33%) VirtualBox
13 12 (0.33%) UAG
14 10 (0.27%) DFS Replication
15 9 (0.25%) Terminal Services
16 8 (0.22%) Snort
17 7 (0.19%) VMware ESXi
18 6 (0.16%) Xen
18 6 (0.16%) EMC RecoverPoint
Systems Management
1 102 (2.78%) SCCM
2 62 (1.69%) Puppet
3 56 (1.53%) Opscode Chef
4 36 (0.98%) SCOM
5 28 (0.76%) Vagrant
6 20 (0.54%) Ansible
7 16 (0.44%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
8 13 (0.35%) Backup Exec
8 13 (0.35%) WSUS
9 11 (0.30%) CiscoWorks
9 11 (0.30%) MOM
9 11 (0.30%) Oracle Identity Management
10 10 (0.27%) EdgeSight
11 7 (0.19%) Oracle RMAN
12 6 (0.16%) OpenView
12 6 (0.16%) Legato
12 6 (0.16%) HP SIM
12 6 (0.16%) HP Data Protector
12 6 (0.16%) Data Guard
13 5 (0.14%) Salt
Vendors
1 689 (18.77%) Microsoft
2 324 (8.83%) VMware
3 258 (7.03%) Citrix
4 235 (6.40%) Cisco
5 147 (4.01%) Oracle
6 146 (3.98%) HP
7 56 (1.53%) Interwoven
7 56 (1.53%) OpenText
8 54 (1.47%) Google
8 54 (1.47%) NetApp
8 54 (1.47%) SAP
9 51 (1.39%) CheckPoint
10 50 (1.36%) Salesforce.com
11 49 (1.34%) IBM
12 47 (1.28%) ArcSight
13 44 (1.20%) EMC
14 43 (1.17%) Splunk
15 41 (1.12%) McAfee
16 40 (1.09%) SolarWinds
17 39 (1.06%) Mitel
City, London
Eutopia Solutions Ltd
Salary: £40000.00 - £57500.00 per annum + package & bonus
Posted: 1 hour ago
City, London
Eutopia Solutions Ltd
Salary: £40000.00 - £55000.00 per annum + generous benefits
Posted: 1 hour ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
Clayton Group
Salary: £16000 - £19000 per annum
Posted: 2 hours ago
London
Information Technology Services
Salary: £55k - 65k per year + Benefits
Posted: 4 hours ago
London
Information Technology Services
Salary: £85k - 95k per year + Benefits
Posted: 4 hours ago
London
Spencer Rose
Salary: Up to £85,000 per annum dependent on experience
Posted: 4 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £31000.00 - £41000.00 per annum
Posted: 4 hours ago
London
Coal Intelligent Technology Limited
Salary: Package and Bonus
Posted: 5 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 5 hours ago
London
Spencer Rose
Salary: From £90,000 to £100,000 per annum dependent on experience
Posted: 6 hours ago
Guildford, Surrey
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 6 hours ago
Portsmouth, Hampshire
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Career Progression
Posted: 6 hours ago
South West London
First Point
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 9 hours ago
Bracknell, Berkshire
Lorien
Salary: Competitive Salary Package
Posted: 15 hours ago
London
First Point
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 19 hours ago
London
First Point
Salary: £20000 - £35000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 21 hours ago
London
First Point
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 21 hours ago
Northampton, Northamptonshire
First Point
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 21 hours ago
Derby, Derbyshire
Advantage XPO
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + car
Posted: 23 hours ago
South East London
Advantage XPO
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + car
Posted: 23 hours ago