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

Location
3 months to
23 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Law
Rank 207 199 224
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +25
Permanent jobs citing Law 1526 1503 1397
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 1.44% 1.45% 1.28%
As % of the General category 3.32% 3.30% 2.97%
Number of salaries quoted 1381 1328 1228
Average salary £45,000 £47,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.26% +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £28,500 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £38,000 £35,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+8.57% -6.66%

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
45989 45493 47071
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 43.54% 43.77% 43.20%
Number of salaries quoted 36968 35315 39003
Average salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £78,000 £75,000 £80,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £43,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+4.65% +1.17%

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 23 January 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 23 January 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 +2 1493 £45,500 -4.21% 242
London +3 1142 £48,500 -3.00% 156
City of London -2 246 £50,000 -4.76% 52
North West +28 80 £30,500 +7.96% 21
West Midlands +2 56 £55,000 +57.14% 12
Manchester +6 55 £27,500 - 17
East of England -3 55 £49,000 +34.24% 15
South East -96 55 £31,500 -33.68% 19
South West -8 45 £32,500 -18.75% 6
Essex +10 43 £55,000 +32.53% 4
Birmingham +9 37 £60,000 +71.42% 6
Bristol -9 35 £40,000 - 4
East Midlands +38 30 £40,000 -15.78% 7
Yorkshire 0 29 £35,000 +7.69% 5
West Yorkshire +1 25 £35,000 +7.69% 2
Leeds +4 24 £35,000 - 1
Merseyside +29 22 £38,000 +16.92% 1
Scotland -6 19 £35,788 +2.25% 2
Northamptonshire -1 17 £35,000 -26.31% 5
Surrey -34 17 £27,500 -45.00% 6
Liverpool +25 15 £50,000 +53.84% 1
Nottinghamshire +25 13 £40,000 +14.28% 2
Edinburgh +9 13 £26,575 +34.55% 2
Berkshire -15 13 £37,500 -31.81% 5
Nottingham +25 12 £40,750 +16.42% 2
Coventry +5 12 £55,000 - 6
Guildford -8 12 £21,500 -57.42% 1
Northampton -8 12 £31,750 -33.15% 3
Hampshire -15 11 £29,000 -47.27% 1
Colchester +14 10 £75,000 +177.77% 2

Law
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 23 January 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 1051 (32.59%) Windows
2 989 (30.67%) Legal
3 711 (22.05%) Microsoft
4 676 (20.96%) Finance
5 655 (20.31%) SQL
6 615 (19.07%) Active Directory
7 568 (17.61%) MS Office
8 508 (15.75%) SQL Server
9 500 (15.50%) ITIL
10 474 (14.70%) MS Excel
11 419 (12.99%) Windows 7
12 401 (12.43%) .NET
13 382 (11.84%) C#
14 370 (11.47%) Degree
15 333 (10.33%) Agile Software Development
16 321 (9.95%) Project Management
17 307 (9.52%) Citrix
18 289 (8.96%) VMware
19 275 (8.53%) Windows Server 2008
20 259 (8.03%) ASP.NET
21 258 (8.00%) Blackberry
22 243 (7.53%) HTML
23 240 (7.44%) JavaScript
24 236 (7.32%) Firewall
25 235 (7.29%) E-Commerce
26 225 (6.98%) Cisco
26 225 (6.98%) Analytical Skills
27 220 (6.82%) MS Exchange
28 213 (6.60%) Document Management
29 207 (6.42%) CSS

Law
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 23 January 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
1 220 (6.82%) MS Exchange
2 189 (5.86%) SharePoint
3 135 (4.19%) WorkSite
4 108 (3.35%) Exchange Server 2010
5 106 (3.29%) IIS
6 99 (3.07%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 66 (2.05%) CMS
8 65 (2.02%) SharePoint 2010
9 62 (1.92%) SharePoint 2013
10 59 (1.83%) Lync
11 43 (1.33%) Exchange Server 2013
12 39 (1.21%) Exchange Server 2007
13 29 (0.90%) Exchange Server 2003
14 26 (0.81%) Umbraco
15 20 (0.62%) WebSphere
16 17 (0.53%) Tomcat
17 16 (0.50%) Apache
18 15 (0.47%) IBM Notes
19 12 (0.37%) BizTalk Server
19 12 (0.37%) JBoss
Applications
1 568 (17.61%) MS Office
2 474 (14.70%) MS Excel
3 115 (3.57%) MS PowerPoint
4 47 (1.46%) MS Visio
5 45 (1.40%) MS Project
6 17 (0.53%) InfoPath
7 8 (0.25%) Photoshop
8 7 (0.22%) Acrobat
8 7 (0.22%) Spreadsheet
9 4 (0.12%) Adobe Captivate
9 4 (0.12%) Mathematica
10 3 (0.093%) SPSS
10 3 (0.093%) Final Cut Pro
11 2 (0.062%) Stata
11 2 (0.062%) Fireworks
12 1 (0.031%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 32 (0.99%) Visualfiles
2 26 (0.81%) Dynamics CRM
3 13 (0.40%) Oracle EBS
4 11 (0.34%) assyst
5 8 (0.25%) Cognos Business Intelligence
6 7 (0.22%) Dynamics AX
7 5 (0.16%) SAP HR
7 5 (0.16%) SAP ERP
8 4 (0.12%) SAP CO
8 4 (0.12%) SAP FI/CO
8 4 (0.12%) SAP FI
9 3 (0.093%) Oracle CRM
9 3 (0.093%) Oracle EBS R12
10 2 (0.062%) Oracle Assets
10 2 (0.062%) Oracle Payables
10 2 (0.062%) Oracle Receivables
10 2 (0.062%) Oracle General Ledger
10 2 (0.062%) Cognos TM1
10 2 (0.062%) SAP FI-AP
10 2 (0.062%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 54 (1.67%) SaaS
2 37 (1.15%) Microsoft Azure
3 21 (0.65%) Amazon EC2
4 12 (0.37%) Amazon AWS
5 9 (0.28%) Office 365
6 7 (0.22%) Cloud Computing
7 6 (0.19%) GitHub
8 3 (0.093%) Heroku
9 2 (0.062%) IaaS
9 2 (0.062%) SuccessFactors
9 2 (0.062%) PaaS
10 1 (0.031%) Taleo
10 1 (0.031%) Force.com
Communications & Networking
1 236 (7.32%) Firewall
2 189 (5.86%) TCP/IP
3 156 (4.84%) WAN
4 131 (4.06%) LAN
5 129 (4.00%) DNS
6 115 (3.57%) VPN
7 110 (3.41%) SAN
8 108 (3.35%) DHCP
9 92 (2.85%) Internet
10 89 (2.76%) Intranet
11 83 (2.57%) Network Security
12 76 (2.36%) Wireless
13 58 (1.80%) VoIP
14 55 (1.71%) Cisco ASA
15 54 (1.67%) MPLS
16 33 (1.02%) Intrusion Detection
17 30 (0.93%) VLAN
18 26 (0.81%) IP Telephony
19 24 (0.74%) NAS
20 23 (0.71%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 508 (15.75%) SQL Server
2 168 (5.21%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 119 (3.69%) SQL Server 2008
4 99 (3.07%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 83 (2.57%) Data Warehouse
6 68 (2.11%) SQL Server 2005
7 51 (1.58%) Crystal Reports
8 49 (1.52%) Big Data
9 46 (1.43%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 34 (1.05%) MySQL
11 31 (0.96%) SQL Server 2012
12 23 (0.71%) SQL Server 2000
13 22 (0.68%) Hadoop
14 21 (0.65%) Relational Database
15 20 (0.62%) OLAP
16 18 (0.56%) NoSQL
17 14 (0.43%) MongoDB
18 12 (0.37%) QlikView
19 10 (0.31%) Apache Hive
19 10 (0.31%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 84 (2.60%) Visual Studio
2 37 (1.15%) Git (software)
3 23 (0.71%) Selenium
4 15 (0.47%) Subversion
4 15 (0.47%) Team Foundation Server
4 15 (0.47%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 13 (0.40%) MSI
5 13 (0.40%) Jenkins
6 12 (0.37%) RSpec
7 11 (0.34%) InstallShield
7 11 (0.34%) Firebug
8 9 (0.28%) Cucumber
9 6 (0.19%) WebDriver
9 6 (0.19%) Eclipse
10 5 (0.16%) NUnit
10 5 (0.16%) Grunt
11 4 (0.12%) Appium
11 4 (0.12%) Sinon.JS
11 4 (0.12%) Karma Test Runner
11 4 (0.12%) Mocha
General
1 989 (30.67%) Legal
2 676 (20.96%) Finance
3 186 (5.77%) Retail
4 153 (4.74%) Marketing
5 131 (4.06%) Telecoms
6 122 (3.78%) Banking
7 48 (1.49%) Billing
8 36 (1.12%) Multimedia
9 28 (0.87%) Manufacturing
9 28 (0.87%) Back Office
10 24 (0.74%) French Language
11 21 (0.65%) Advertising
12 19 (0.59%) Financial Institution
13 16 (0.50%) Games
14 15 (0.47%) Publishing
15 14 (0.43%) German Language
16 11 (0.34%) Japanese Language
16 11 (0.34%) Investment Banking
17 8 (0.25%) Pharmaceutical
18 7 (0.22%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 968 (30.02%) Analyst
2 482 (14.95%) Developer
3 250 (7.75%) Support Analyst
4 192 (5.95%) Business Analyst
5 177 (5.49%) Service Analyst
6 174 (5.40%) Service Desk Analyst
7 157 (4.87%) Consultant
8 155 (4.81%) Project Manager
9 125 (3.88%) Architect
10 123 (3.81%) Administrator
11 109 (3.38%) Applications Support
12 104 (3.22%) Team Leader
13 100 (3.10%) .NET Developer
14 94 (2.91%) Security Analyst
15 86 (2.67%) Senior Analyst
16 85 (2.64%) Senior Developer
17 78 (2.42%) 2nd Line Support
18 76 (2.36%) DBA
19 74 (2.29%) Network Engineer
20 73 (2.26%) Trainer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 401 (12.43%) .NET
2 259 (8.03%) ASP.NET
3 243 (7.53%) HTML
4 207 (6.42%) CSS
5 113 (3.50%) Web Services
6 107 (3.32%) ASP.NET MVC
7 103 (3.19%) XML
8 100 (3.10%) jQuery
9 86 (2.67%) .NET Framework
10 47 (1.46%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
11 42 (1.30%) HTML5
11 42 (1.30%) J2EE
11 42 (1.30%) Ajax
12 41 (1.27%) WinForms
13 32 (0.99%) WCF
14 30 (0.93%) XSLT
15 29 (0.90%) Spring
16 26 (0.81%) NHibernate
17 25 (0.78%) Application Packaging
18 24 (0.74%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 258 (8.00%) Blackberry
2 225 (6.98%) Analytical Skills
3 128 (3.97%) Management Information System
4 87 (2.70%) Computer Science
5 72 (2.23%) Clustering
6 55 (1.71%) Mobile App
6 55 (1.71%) User Experience
7 47 (1.46%) Video Conferencing
8 45 (1.40%) Hedge funds
9 37 (1.15%) Client/Server
10 36 (1.12%) Replication
11 35 (1.09%) E-Learning
12 34 (1.05%) Enterprise Software
13 31 (0.96%) Cryptography
14 28 (0.87%) Statistics
15 25 (0.78%) iPhone
16 23 (0.71%) Economics
17 20 (0.62%) PKI
18 19 (0.59%) NHS
18 19 (0.59%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 1051 (32.59%) Windows
2 419 (12.99%) Windows 7
3 275 (8.53%) Windows Server 2008
4 172 (5.33%) Windows Server 2003
5 171 (5.30%) Windows XP
6 147 (4.56%) Linux
7 113 (3.50%) Windows Server 2012
8 97 (3.01%) Windows 8
9 85 (2.64%) UNIX
10 48 (1.49%) Android
11 38 (1.18%) Apple iOS
12 26 (0.81%) Windows 2000 Server
13 24 (0.74%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 23 (0.71%) Ubuntu
15 16 (0.50%) Solaris
16 14 (0.43%) Windows 2000
17 8 (0.25%) Windows Phone
17 8 (0.25%) CentOS
17 8 (0.25%) SUSE
17 8 (0.25%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 500 (15.50%) ITIL
2 333 (10.33%) Agile Software Development
3 321 (9.95%) Project Management
4 235 (7.29%) E-Commerce
5 213 (6.60%) Document Management
6 174 (5.40%) PRINCE2
7 170 (5.27%) CRM
8 168 (5.21%) Information Security
9 147 (4.56%) MVC
10 145 (4.50%) Service Delivery
11 133 (4.12%) Business Analysis
12 125 (3.88%) Business Intelligence
13 124 (3.84%) Service Management
14 117 (3.63%) TDD
15 105 (3.26%) Continuous Improvement
16 104 (3.22%) Practice Management
17 101 (3.13%) Scrum
18 99 (3.07%) Workflow
18 99 (3.07%) Change Management
18 99 (3.07%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 655 (20.31%) SQL
2 382 (11.84%) C#
3 240 (7.44%) JavaScript
4 177 (5.49%) T-SQL
5 151 (4.68%) Java
6 69 (2.14%) PowerShell
7 68 (2.11%) Python
8 62 (1.92%) PHP
9 57 (1.77%) VB
9 57 (1.77%) Ruby
10 54 (1.67%) C++
11 53 (1.64%) VB.NET
12 41 (1.27%) VBScript
13 33 (1.02%) Perl
14 31 (0.96%) VBA
15 30 (0.93%) C
16 21 (0.65%) Bash Shell
17 17 (0.53%) Clojure
18 13 (0.40%) XPath
19 11 (0.34%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 370 (11.47%) Degree
2 163 (5.05%) Microsoft Certification
3 104 (3.22%) CISSP
4 86 (2.67%) Cisco Certification
5 79 (2.45%) MCSE
6 71 (2.20%) CISM
7 69 (2.14%) ITIL Certification
8 66 (2.05%) ISEB
9 51 (1.58%) MOS
9 51 (1.58%) CCNA
10 49 (1.52%) CCNP
11 47 (1.46%) CEH
12 45 (1.40%) MCITP
13 43 (1.33%) Security Cleared
14 40 (1.24%) MCP
15 39 (1.21%) MCSA
16 34 (1.05%) PRINCE2 Certification
17 26 (0.81%) ISSAP
17 26 (0.81%) ISSMP
18 25 (0.78%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 120 (3.72%) QA
1 120 (3.72%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 88 (2.73%) SLA
3 26 (0.81%) ISO 9001
4 25 (0.78%) PCI DSS
5 18 (0.56%) COBIT
6 17 (0.53%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 11 (0.34%) BS25999
8 8 (0.25%) JSP 440
9 5 (0.16%) WCAG
10 4 (0.12%) ISO/IEC 20000
11 3 (0.093%) P3O
12 1 (0.031%) ISO 14001
12 1 (0.031%) HMG Infosec
12 1 (0.031%) Data Quality
System Software
1 615 (19.07%) Active Directory
2 192 (5.95%) VMware Infrastructure
3 78 (2.42%) XenApp
4 70 (2.17%) vSphere
5 41 (1.27%) Hyper-V
6 25 (0.78%) Snort
7 20 (0.62%) XenServer
8 19 (0.59%) Microsoft App-V
9 17 (0.53%) XenDesktop
10 14 (0.43%) KVM
10 14 (0.43%) Terminal Services
11 13 (0.40%) NFS
11 13 (0.40%) Xen
12 12 (0.37%) VMware ESX
13 9 (0.28%) Terminal Server
13 9 (0.28%) VMware ESXi
13 9 (0.28%) Sendmail
14 8 (0.25%) Postfix
14 8 (0.25%) Firmware
15 7 (0.22%) UAG
Systems Management
1 79 (2.45%) SCCM
2 37 (1.15%) Puppet
3 32 (0.99%) SCOM
4 23 (0.71%) Norton AntiVirus
5 21 (0.65%) Opscode Chef
6 18 (0.56%) MOM
7 17 (0.53%) Cisco CUCM
8 10 (0.31%) Cisco UCCX
9 5 (0.16%) Data Guard
9 5 (0.16%) Oozie
10 4 (0.12%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
10 4 (0.12%) RepliStor
10 4 (0.12%) CiscoWorks
11 3 (0.093%) ZENworks
11 3 (0.093%) Backup Exec
11 3 (0.093%) WSUS
11 3 (0.093%) Nessus
11 3 (0.093%) HP Quality Center
11 3 (0.093%) logstash
11 3 (0.093%) Salt
Vendors
1 711 (22.05%) Microsoft
2 307 (9.52%) Citrix
3 289 (8.96%) VMware
4 225 (6.98%) Cisco
5 103 (3.19%) HP
5 103 (3.19%) CheckPoint
6 62 (1.92%) EMC
7 58 (1.80%) Interwoven
8 53 (1.64%) Oracle
9 46 (1.43%) Apple
10 41 (1.27%) Bloomberg
11 40 (1.24%) F5
11 40 (1.24%) McAfee
11 40 (1.24%) Red Hat
12 38 (1.18%) LexisNexis
13 36 (1.12%) SAP
13 36 (1.12%) Salesforce.com
14 33 (1.02%) NetApp
15 29 (0.90%) IronPort
15 29 (0.90%) Google
London
Information Technology Services
Salary: £50k - 55k per year + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 4 hours ago
London
Information Technology Services
Salary: £50k - 55k per year + benefits
Posted: 4 hours ago
London
Information Technology Services
Salary: £70k - 80k per year + Benefits
Posted: 4 hours ago
London
Information Technology Services
Salary: £40k - 50k per year + Benefits
Posted: 4 hours ago
London
Information Technology Services
Salary: £40k - 45k per year + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 4 hours ago
Essex
Information Technology Services
Salary: £50k - 55k per year + excellent benefits
Posted: 4 hours ago
London
Information Technology Services
Salary: £50k - 60k per year + excellent benefits
Posted: 4 hours ago
City, London
Bloomberg LP
Salary: competitive + benefits
Posted: 17 hours ago
London
Etech Partners
Salary: From £40,000 to £45,000 per annum To £45,000 + Bens
Posted: Yesterday
London
Information Technology Services
Salary: £45k - 50k per year + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
The Law Society
Salary: £25,000 - £28,000 + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Surrey
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £21000 - £22000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
ComputAppoint
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + Bonus and other benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + 25 days, Pension, Top Holidays
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
ComputAppoint
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
ComputAppoint
Posted: 2 days ago
Fleetwood, Lancashire
The SmartList
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Scope AT Limited
Salary: benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Wilmslow, Cheshire
Resource Management
Salary: £35000 - £42000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago