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 13 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
13 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Law
Rank 173 225 215
Rank change year-on-year
+52 -10
Permanent jobs citing Law 1959 1523 1548
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 1.95% 1.45% 1.47%
As % of the General category 4.47% 3.31% 3.34%
Number of salaries quoted 1639 1387 1354
Average salary £52,500 £47,500 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.52% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £72,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £38,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+11.84% +1.33%

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
43826 45948 46398
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 43.71% 43.78% 43.96%
Number of salaries quoted 35554 36709 35895
Average salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,500 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £80,000 £77,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £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 13 February 2016 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 13 February 2016. 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 +47 1888 £52,500 +10.52% 390
London +29 1451 £55,000 +10.00% 312
City of London +69 332 £55,000 +4.76% 101
South East +62 127 £41,500 +16.44% 22
North West +55 93 £37,500 +16.27% 12
Manchester +34 70 £42,500 +54.54% 10
Scotland +21 50 £52,500 +46.69% 2
South West +11 49 £37,500 -3.22% 6
East of England 0 48 £55,000 +10.00% 4
Yorkshire +26 44 £42,500 +21.42% 19
Essex +2 41 £55,000 +7.84% 3
West Midlands -35 40 £45,000 -25.00% 5
Edinburgh +28 36 £52,500 +97.55% 2
Surrey +26 36 £50,000 +106.18% 11
Berkshire +23 36 £56,250 +45.16% 5
East Midlands +12 34 £40,000 -1.84% 9
West Yorkshire +9 27 £42,500 +21.42% 14
Leeds +8 25 £42,500 +21.42% 13
Bristol -9 23 £44,000 +10.00% 1
Reading +12 22 £65,000 +106.34% 1
Birmingham -20 20 £44,000 -26.66% 2
Merseyside 0 18 £32,000 -36.00% 1
Colchester -10 18 £59,500 -17.93% 2
Kent +22 17 £32,500 +62.50%
Liverpool +8 17 £32,250 -41.36% 1
South Yorkshire +24 16 £42,500 +53.15% 4
Sheffield +23 16 £42,500 +53.15% 4
Wales +17 16 £31,500 +5.00%
South Wales +8 16 £31,500 +5.00%
Nottinghamshire +19 15 £40,000 - 3

Law
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, 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 1043 (27.42%) Legal
2 906 (23.82%) Windows
3 882 (23.19%) Finance
4 813 (21.37%) Agile Software Development
5 642 (16.88%) SQL
6 640 (16.82%) Microsoft
7 531 (13.96%) MS Office
8 528 (13.88%) Active Directory
9 474 (12.46%) Degree
10 463 (12.17%) MS Excel
11 460 (12.09%) ITIL
12 458 (12.04%) JavaScript
13 452 (11.88%) Project Management
14 440 (11.57%) .NET
15 435 (11.44%) SQL Server
16 431 (11.33%) C#
17 392 (10.30%) Windows 7
18 389 (10.23%) TDD
19 370 (9.73%) HTML
20 326 (8.57%) VMware
21 324 (8.52%) CSS
22 320 (8.41%) E-Commerce
23 319 (8.39%) Analytical Skills
24 315 (8.28%) MVC
25 307 (8.07%) Citrix
26 300 (7.89%) Java
27 288 (7.57%) Linux
28 286 (7.52%) iManage
29 267 (7.02%) DevOps
30 256 (6.73%) Data Centre

Law
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, 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
1 181 (4.76%) MS Exchange
2 136 (3.58%) IIS
3 125 (3.29%) SharePoint
4 92 (2.42%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 91 (2.39%) Exchange Server 2010
6 88 (2.31%) CMS
7 66 (1.74%) Node.js
8 45 (1.18%) Exchange Server 2013
9 39 (1.03%) Elasticsearch
10 37 (0.97%) Skype for Business
11 33 (0.87%) Tomcat
12 26 (0.68%) Sitecore CMS
13 25 (0.66%) Apache
14 23 (0.60%) BizTalk Server
14 23 (0.60%) OpenStack
15 22 (0.58%) Exchange Server 2007
16 21 (0.55%) Exchange Server 2003
17 19 (0.50%) SAS
18 18 (0.47%) Apache Solr
18 18 (0.47%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 531 (13.96%) MS Office
2 463 (12.17%) MS Excel
3 94 (2.47%) MS PowerPoint
4 63 (1.66%) MS Visio
5 35 (0.92%) MS Project
6 24 (0.63%) Adobe Captivate
7 11 (0.29%) Acrobat
8 8 (0.21%) Spreadsheet
9 5 (0.13%) Photoshop
10 2 (0.053%) Adobe Creative Suite
10 2 (0.053%) Adobe Illustrator
10 2 (0.053%) Fireworks
10 2 (0.053%) SPSS
11 1 (0.026%) GIMP
Business Applications
1 53 (1.39%) Visualfiles
2 41 (1.08%) Relativity
3 15 (0.39%) Dynamics CRM
4 13 (0.34%) Oracle EBS
5 12 (0.32%) Unica
6 7 (0.18%) DocuMatrix
6 7 (0.18%) Salesforce.com CRM
6 7 (0.18%) Veritas eDiscovery
7 6 (0.16%) assyst
7 6 (0.16%) Cognos Business Intelligence
7 6 (0.16%) Remedy ITSM
8 5 (0.13%) FastStats
8 5 (0.13%) Oracle 11i
8 5 (0.13%) Oracle EBS R12
8 5 (0.13%) Oracle iRecruitment
8 5 (0.13%) Oracle Payroll
9 4 (0.11%) Dynamics AX
9 4 (0.11%) Payment Gateway
9 4 (0.11%) SAP ERP
10 3 (0.079%) Concordance
Cloud Services
1 120 (3.15%) Amazon AWS
2 66 (1.74%) SaaS
3 50 (1.31%) Mimecast
4 30 (0.79%) Microsoft Azure
5 22 (0.58%) Office 365
6 12 (0.32%) GitHub
7 9 (0.24%) Amazon EC2
8 6 (0.16%) Amazon S3
8 6 (0.16%) Google Analytics
8 6 (0.16%) IaaS
9 5 (0.13%) PaaS
10 4 (0.11%) iPaaS
11 3 (0.079%) Heroku
11 3 (0.079%) Route 53
11 3 (0.079%) Virtual Private Cloud
12 2 (0.053%) Amazon ELB
12 2 (0.053%) Cloud Computing
12 2 (0.053%) CodePlex
12 2 (0.053%) Yammer
13 1 (0.026%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 143 (3.76%) Firewall
2 105 (2.76%) VPN
3 88 (2.31%) Internet
3 88 (2.31%) TCP/IP
4 84 (2.21%) SAN
5 83 (2.18%) Network Security
6 72 (1.89%) DNS
7 70 (1.84%) WAN
8 62 (1.63%) VoIP
9 60 (1.58%) LAN
10 56 (1.47%) HTTPS
11 50 (1.31%) Intranet
12 39 (1.03%) Wireless
13 36 (0.95%) DHCP
14 30 (0.79%) Cisco ASA
14 30 (0.79%) NAS
15 26 (0.68%) VLAN
16 20 (0.53%) MPLS
17 18 (0.47%) NetScaler
18 16 (0.42%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 435 (11.44%) SQL Server
2 195 (5.13%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 173 (4.55%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 142 (3.73%) SQL Server 2008
5 100 (2.63%) Big Data
6 98 (2.58%) NoSQL
7 95 (2.50%) MongoDB
8 89 (2.34%) SQL Server 2012
9 73 (1.92%) MySQL
10 66 (1.74%) Data Warehouse
11 64 (1.68%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 43 (1.13%) Relational Database
13 35 (0.92%) Hadoop
14 32 (0.84%) SQL Server 2014
15 30 (0.79%) QlikView
16 26 (0.68%) SQL Server 2005
17 24 (0.63%) Crystal Reports
18 23 (0.60%) Data Mining
19 21 (0.55%) MS Access
20 20 (0.53%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 107 (2.81%) Selenium
2 100 (2.63%) Visual Studio
3 81 (2.13%) Jenkins
4 74 (1.95%) WebDriver
5 66 (1.74%) Git (software)
6 60 (1.58%) NUnit
7 47 (1.24%) Jasmine
7 47 (1.24%) Moq
8 45 (1.18%) MSTest
9 44 (1.16%) Rhino Mocks
9 44 (1.16%) Team Foundation Server
10 42 (1.10%) Subversion
11 38 (1.00%) Cucumber
12 34 (0.89%) JIRA
13 31 (0.81%) Grunt
13 31 (0.81%) gulp
14 30 (0.79%) SpecFlow
15 20 (0.53%) Mercurial
16 16 (0.42%) Eclipse
17 15 (0.39%) JUnit
General
1 1043 (27.42%) Legal
2 882 (23.19%) Finance
3 166 (4.36%) Marketing
4 158 (4.15%) Retail
5 128 (3.36%) Banking
6 91 (2.39%) Telecoms
7 74 (1.95%) Games
8 69 (1.81%) Advertising
9 53 (1.39%) German Language
10 52 (1.37%) Billing
10 52 (1.37%) Pharmaceutical
11 44 (1.16%) Publishing
12 41 (1.08%) Multimedia
13 39 (1.03%) Manufacturing
14 25 (0.66%) Back Office
15 18 (0.47%) Aerospace
16 14 (0.37%) Investment Banking
16 14 (0.37%) Italian Language
17 13 (0.34%) Financial Institution
17 13 (0.34%) Military
Job Titles
1 1001 (26.31%) Analyst
2 879 (23.11%) Developer
3 228 (5.99%) Support Analyst
4 207 (5.44%) Service Analyst
5 201 (5.28%) Consultant
6 181 (4.76%) Service Desk Analyst
7 180 (4.73%) Business Analyst
8 170 (4.47%) Administrator
9 159 (4.18%) Project Manager
10 156 (4.10%) C# Developer
11 155 (4.07%) .NET Developer
12 143 (3.76%) JavaScript Developer
13 142 (3.73%) Senior Developer
14 139 (3.65%) Trainer
15 137 (3.60%) Java Developer
16 129 (3.39%) C# .NET Developer
16 129 (3.39%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
17 128 (3.36%) Applications Support
17 128 (3.36%) Team Leader
18 126 (3.31%) IT Trainer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 440 (11.57%) .NET
2 370 (9.73%) HTML
3 324 (8.52%) CSS
4 227 (5.97%) ASP.NET
5 212 (5.57%) HTML5
6 208 (5.47%) AngularJS
7 200 (5.26%) CSS3
8 165 (4.34%) jQuery
9 142 (3.73%) XML
10 138 (3.63%) Sass
11 123 (3.23%) .NET Framework
12 119 (3.13%) React
13 109 (2.87%) ASP.NET MVC
14 100 (2.63%) Web Services
15 99 (2.60%) LESS
16 73 (1.92%) Spring
17 70 (1.84%) Backbone.js
18 66 (1.74%) RESTful
19 58 (1.52%) ASP.NET MVC 5
20 43 (1.13%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 319 (8.39%) Analytical Skills
2 256 (6.73%) Data Centre
3 176 (4.63%) Blackberry
4 148 (3.89%) Management Information System
5 133 (3.50%) Mobile App
6 102 (2.68%) Computer Science
7 88 (2.31%) User Experience
8 85 (2.23%) Security Operations Centre
9 71 (1.87%) e-Learning
10 62 (1.63%) Clustering
11 54 (1.42%) Algorithms
12 51 (1.34%) Fintech
13 50 (1.31%) Visualisation
14 42 (1.10%) Data Structures
14 42 (1.10%) Inversion of Control
14 42 (1.10%) Life Science
15 38 (1.00%) Replication
16 31 (0.81%) Data Integration
16 31 (0.81%) Enterprise Software
16 31 (0.81%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 906 (23.82%) Windows
2 392 (10.30%) Windows 7
3 288 (7.57%) Linux
4 254 (6.68%) Windows Server
5 187 (4.92%) Windows Server 2008
6 136 (3.58%) Windows Server 2012
7 95 (2.50%) Windows Server 2003
8 92 (2.42%) Unix
9 87 (2.29%) Android
10 75 (1.97%) Windows 8
11 69 (1.81%) Windows XP
12 65 (1.71%) Apple iOS
13 32 (0.84%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 21 (0.55%) Solaris
15 17 (0.45%) Windows 2000 Server
16 12 (0.32%) FreeBSD
17 11 (0.29%) Ubuntu
18 10 (0.26%) Windows Phone
19 8 (0.21%) AIX
20 7 (0.18%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 813 (21.37%) Agile Software Development
2 460 (12.09%) ITIL
3 452 (11.88%) Project Management
4 389 (10.23%) TDD
5 320 (8.41%) E-Commerce
6 315 (8.28%) MVC
7 267 (7.02%) DevOps
8 250 (6.57%) Document Management
9 239 (6.28%) OO
10 221 (5.81%) Service Management
11 203 (5.34%) CRM
12 195 (5.13%) Front End Development
13 180 (4.73%) Analytics
14 176 (4.63%) PRINCE2
15 173 (4.55%) Case Management
16 162 (4.26%) Service Delivery
17 152 (4.00%) Scrum
18 147 (3.86%) Business Analysis
19 139 (3.65%) Mentoring
20 136 (3.58%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 642 (16.88%) SQL
2 458 (12.04%) JavaScript
3 431 (11.33%) C#
4 300 (7.89%) Java
5 145 (3.81%) T-SQL
6 143 (3.76%) Python
7 88 (2.31%) PHP
8 81 (2.13%) PowerShell
9 77 (2.02%) Bash Shell
10 75 (1.97%) C++
11 62 (1.63%) Ruby
12 46 (1.21%) VBA
13 44 (1.16%) C
13 44 (1.16%) VBScript
14 43 (1.13%) Perl
15 42 (1.10%) VB.NET
16 37 (0.97%) VB
17 15 (0.39%) ES6
18 13 (0.34%) R
19 10 (0.26%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 474 (12.46%) Degree
2 146 (3.84%) CISSP
3 121 (3.18%) ISEB
4 95 (2.50%) ITIL Certification
5 83 (2.18%) Microsoft Certification
6 82 (2.16%) IISP
7 72 (1.89%) Security Cleared
8 67 (1.76%) Cisco Certification
9 65 (1.71%) MOS
10 50 (1.31%) CISM
11 45 (1.18%) ISTQB
11 45 (1.18%) MCSE
12 40 (1.05%) CCNA
12 40 (1.05%) SC Cleared
13 34 (0.89%) MCP
14 30 (0.79%) CCNP
14 30 (0.79%) CISA
14 30 (0.79%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
15 29 (0.76%) MCITP
16 20 (0.53%) ISEB Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 208 (5.47%) QA
2 142 (3.73%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 117 (3.08%) SLA
4 101 (2.66%) PCI DSS
5 28 (0.74%) Data Quality
6 21 (0.55%) COBIT
7 18 (0.47%) ISO 9001
8 8 (0.21%) ISO/IEC 20000
9 7 (0.18%) SDET
10 5 (0.13%) PA-DSS
11 3 (0.079%) ISO/IEC 17799
11 3 (0.079%) Sarbanes-Oxley
12 2 (0.053%) HIPAA
13 1 (0.026%) ISO27002
13 1 (0.026%) P3O
13 1 (0.026%) PMBOK
13 1 (0.026%) TickIT
System Software
1 528 (13.88%) Active Directory
2 234 (6.15%) VMware Infrastructure
3 86 (2.26%) Docker
4 75 (1.97%) XenApp
5 39 (1.03%) Hyper-V
5 39 (1.03%) KVM
6 31 (0.81%) Microsoft App-V
7 28 (0.74%) XenDesktop
8 22 (0.58%) Terminal Server
9 20 (0.53%) vSphere
10 11 (0.29%) Xen
11 10 (0.26%) Microsoft Virtual Server
11 10 (0.26%) vCloud
11 10 (0.26%) Veritas Cluster Server
11 10 (0.26%) Veritas File System
11 10 (0.26%) Veritas Volume Manager
12 8 (0.21%) Snort
13 7 (0.18%) VMware ESX
14 5 (0.13%) VMware Server
15 4 (0.11%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 141 (3.71%) Puppet
2 108 (2.84%) Opscode Chef
3 106 (2.79%) SCCM
4 71 (1.87%) Ansible
5 53 (1.39%) QRadar
6 27 (0.71%) Nagios
7 24 (0.63%) EnCase
8 22 (0.58%) SCOM
9 19 (0.50%) Nessus
10 17 (0.45%) FTK
11 14 (0.37%) ZABBIX
12 13 (0.34%) Backup Exec
13 11 (0.29%) Cisco CUCM
13 11 (0.29%) Kibana
14 7 (0.18%) Grafana
14 7 (0.18%) logstash
14 7 (0.18%) McAfee ePO
14 7 (0.18%) Salt
14 7 (0.18%) StatsD
14 7 (0.18%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 640 (16.82%) Microsoft
2 326 (8.57%) VMware
3 307 (8.07%) Citrix
4 286 (7.52%) iManage
5 182 (4.78%) Cisco
6 89 (2.34%) Splunk
7 78 (2.05%) ArcSight
8 73 (1.92%) Google
9 72 (1.89%) Oracle
10 53 (1.39%) Bloomberg
11 51 (1.34%) Interwoven
12 46 (1.21%) SAP
13 42 (1.10%) Adobe
14 39 (1.03%) Mitel
15 38 (1.00%) HP
16 36 (0.95%) NetApp
17 35 (0.92%) Red Hat
18 29 (0.76%) Sitecore
19 27 (0.71%) ServiceNow
20 25 (0.66%) EMC
City, London
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 2 hours ago
South West London
First Point
Salary: £40000.00 - £48000.00 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
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Salary: £60000.00 - £80000.00 per annum
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South West London
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South West London
First Point
Salary: £65000 - £75000 per annum
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City, London
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Salary: £35000.00 - £45000.00 per annum
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City, London
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Salary: £45000.00 - £55000.00 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
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South West London
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Salary: £40000.00 - £50000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
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Salary: £45000.00 - £55000.00 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Acumin
Salary: Unspecified Competitive
Posted: Yesterday
South West London
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Salary: £60000 - £75000 per annum
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Bromley, Kent
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Salary: £35000.00 - £42000.00 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
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Salary: £45000.00 - £65000.00 per annum + 10% BONUS & PACKAGE
Posted: Yesterday
London
Acumin
Salary: From £20,000 to £25,000 per annum subject to experience
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Leeds, West Yorkshire
Head Resourcing
Salary: Competitive
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Actis Recruitment.
Salary: From £25,000 to £30,000 per annum plus benefits
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Leeds, West Yorkshire
Head Resourcing
Salary: Competitive
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Head Resourcing
Salary: Competitive + commission + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Surrey
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Salary: £45000.00 - £60000.00 per annum
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South West London
First Point
Salary: £50000.00 - £65000.00 per annum + Shares
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South West London
First Point
Salary: £45000.00 - £65000 per annum + 10% BONUS & PACKAGE
Posted: Yesterday
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Venturi
Salary: £75000 - £85000 per annum + big benefits
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City, London
First Point
Salary: £50000.00 - £70000.00 per annum
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City, London
First Point
Salary: £40000.00 - £60000.00 per annum
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Central London / West End
First Point
Salary: £50000.00 - £70000.00 per annum
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City, London
First Point
Salary: £80000.00 - £100000.00 per annum
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City, London
First Point
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North London
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Salary: £30000.00 - £40000.00 per annum
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