The first 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 24 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all terms in our General category.

Location
3 months to
24 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Law
Rank 208 210 222
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +12
Permanent jobs citing Law 1622 1458 1480
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 1.38% 1.34% 1.26%
As % of the General category 3.13% 3.04% 2.80%
Number of salaries quoted 1386 1182 1359
Average salary £47,500 £46,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.15% +3.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £30,000 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £40,000 £41,250
% change year-on-year
-6.25% -3.03%
General Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
General category
51866 47977 52863
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 44.08% 44.07% 44.83%
Number of salaries quoted 40309 37795 44570
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 £44,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+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 24 July 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 24 July 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 -4 1547 £47,500 +1.06% 190
London +2 1138 £50,000 - 138
City of London +26 284 £50,000 +4.16% 43
South East -34 126 £42,500 -5.55% 13
North West -10 62 £33,000 -12.00% 6
West Midlands +43 61 £35,500 +57.77% 8
Scotland +30 58 £35,000 -17.64% 1
Surrey +26 56 £48,750 +8.33% 7
Glasgow +39 54 £35,000 -17.64% 1
Birmingham +25 50 £35,000 +55.55% 7
East of England -2 50 £50,000 +25.00% 1
Manchester -8 39 £32,500 -2.25% 3
East Midlands +25 36 £34,250 -16.96% 10
Yorkshire -28 35 £32,500 -13.33% 7
South West -45 35 £37,500 +7.14% 6
Guildford +14 30 £75,000 +66.66% 1
Berkshire 0 28 £47,500 +5.55%
Essex +17 27 £55,000 +29.41% 1
Bristol -32 22 £42,500 +21.42% 1
Reading -3 19 £45,000 -
Northamptonshire +4 18 £27,000 -40.00% 6
West Yorkshire -59 18 £25,000 -33.33% 6
Leeds -49 17 £24,000 -36.00% 4
South Yorkshire - 16 £32,500 - 1
Northampton -4 15 £27,500 -38.88% 3
Hertfordshire -24 13 £36,750 -8.12%
East Sussex - 13 £24,000 -
Brighton - 13 £24,000 -
Merseyside 0 12 £40,000 -11.11% 2
Sheffield - 12 £37,500 - 1

Law
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 July 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 1164 (34.37%) Legal
2 1051 (31.03%) Windows
3 834 (24.62%) Finance
4 707 (20.87%) SQL
5 698 (20.61%) Microsoft
6 653 (19.28%) .NET
7 586 (17.30%) SQL Server
8 579 (17.09%) C#
9 566 (16.71%) Active Directory
10 531 (15.68%) MS Office
11 526 (15.53%) MS Excel
12 504 (14.88%) ITIL
13 432 (12.75%) Windows 7
14 422 (12.46%) ASP.NET
15 391 (11.54%) Degree
16 351 (10.36%) Project Management
17 332 (9.80%) Windows Server 2008
18 324 (9.57%) Scrum
19 305 (9.01%) E-Commerce
20 303 (8.95%) MVC
21 300 (8.86%) Citrix
22 290 (8.56%) VMware
23 281 (8.30%) MS Exchange
24 278 (8.21%) HTML
25 260 (7.68%) TDD
26 249 (7.35%) Windows Server 2003
27 248 (7.32%) ASP.NET MVC
28 247 (7.29%) Agile Software Development
29 246 (7.26%) JavaScript
30 229 (6.76%) Document Management

Law
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 24 July 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
1 281 (8.30%) MS Exchange
2 196 (5.79%) SharePoint
3 166 (4.90%) Exchange Server 2010
4 148 (4.37%) WorkSite
5 135 (3.99%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 110 (3.25%) IIS
7 77 (2.27%) CMS
8 55 (1.62%) Node.js
9 51 (1.51%) Exchange Server 2013
10 44 (1.30%) Exchange Server 2007
11 42 (1.24%) SharePoint 2010
11 42 (1.24%) Lync
12 36 (1.06%) SharePoint 2013
13 34 (1.00%) Exchange Server 2003
14 30 (0.89%) BizTalk Server
15 27 (0.80%) Apache
16 22 (0.65%) WebSphere
16 22 (0.65%) Tomcat
17 16 (0.47%) Documentum
18 14 (0.41%) SAS
Applications
1 531 (15.68%) MS Office
2 526 (15.53%) MS Excel
3 113 (3.34%) MS PowerPoint
4 77 (2.27%) MS Project
5 67 (1.98%) MS Visio
6 16 (0.47%) Photoshop
7 8 (0.24%) Adobe Captivate
7 8 (0.24%) Adobe Illustrator
8 7 (0.21%) InfoPath
9 6 (0.18%) S-PLUS
9 6 (0.18%) Spreadsheet
10 5 (0.15%) SPSS
11 4 (0.12%) Simulink
12 1 (0.030%) InDesign
12 1 (0.030%) Quicktime
12 1 (0.030%) Acrobat
12 1 (0.030%) CPLEX
Business Applications
1 73 (2.16%) Visualfiles
2 25 (0.74%) Dynamics CRM
3 21 (0.62%) Remedy ITSM
4 17 (0.50%) assyst
5 12 (0.35%) Google Analytics
6 10 (0.30%) Front Arena
6 10 (0.30%) RMDS
6 10 (0.30%) Summit
6 10 (0.30%) SAP SD
6 10 (0.30%) Fredhopper
6 10 (0.30%) Eikon
6 10 (0.30%) 3000 Xtra
6 10 (0.30%) Bloomberg TOMS
7 8 (0.24%) Dynamics AX
8 5 (0.15%) SAP ERP
9 4 (0.12%) Magento
10 3 (0.089%) Sage 200
10 3 (0.089%) Oracle EBS
11 2 (0.059%) SAP FI-AP
11 2 (0.059%) SAP FI
Cloud Services
1 59 (1.74%) Microsoft Azure
2 42 (1.24%) SaaS
3 39 (1.15%) Amazon AWS
4 13 (0.38%) Office 365
5 9 (0.27%) Amazon EC2
6 7 (0.21%) Cloud Computing
7 3 (0.089%) Force.com
8 2 (0.059%) Joyent
8 2 (0.059%) IaaS
9 1 (0.030%) PaaS
9 1 (0.030%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 199 (5.88%) TCP/IP
2 151 (4.46%) Firewall
3 148 (4.37%) WAN
4 147 (4.34%) LAN
5 138 (4.07%) SAN
6 131 (3.87%) DNS
7 129 (3.81%) Internet
8 105 (3.10%) DHCP
9 100 (2.95%) VPN
10 76 (2.24%) Intranet
11 72 (2.13%) MPLS
12 57 (1.68%) Wireless
13 49 (1.45%) Network Security
14 47 (1.39%) VoIP
15 43 (1.27%) SMTP
16 42 (1.24%) VLAN
16 42 (1.24%) LDAP
17 36 (1.06%) SSL
18 35 (1.03%) WLAN
19 32 (0.94%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 586 (17.30%) SQL Server
2 180 (5.31%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 156 (4.61%) SQL Server 2008
4 135 (3.99%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 97 (2.86%) Big Data
6 61 (1.80%) Relational Database
7 58 (1.71%) SQL Server 2005
8 51 (1.51%) SQL Server 2012
9 45 (1.33%) Data Warehouse
10 39 (1.15%) Hadoop
11 38 (1.12%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 33 (0.97%) MongoDB
13 29 (0.86%) OLAP
13 29 (0.86%) Crystal Reports
14 28 (0.83%) NoSQL
15 27 (0.80%) MySQL
15 27 (0.80%) SQL Server 2000
16 23 (0.68%) QlikView
17 21 (0.62%) Oracle Database
17 21 (0.62%) EDRMS
Development Applications
1 86 (2.54%) Visual Studio
2 48 (1.42%) Selenium
3 24 (0.71%) JIRA
3 24 (0.71%) MSI
4 21 (0.62%) Eclipse
5 20 (0.59%) Team Foundation Server
6 19 (0.56%) Git (software)
7 18 (0.53%) QuickTest Pro
8 15 (0.44%) Subversion
9 14 (0.41%) Cucumber
10 13 (0.38%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
10 13 (0.38%) Jenkins
11 10 (0.30%) NUnit
11 10 (0.30%) InstallShield
11 10 (0.30%) MbUnit
11 10 (0.30%) WebDriver
12 9 (0.27%) LoadRunner
13 8 (0.24%) AdminStudio
13 8 (0.24%) SoapUI
14 6 (0.18%) Maven
General
1 1164 (34.37%) Legal
2 834 (24.62%) Finance
3 194 (5.73%) Retail
4 151 (4.46%) Banking
5 150 (4.43%) Marketing
6 121 (3.57%) Telecoms
7 47 (1.39%) Advertising
8 43 (1.27%) Multimedia
9 34 (1.00%) Publishing
10 32 (0.94%) Back Office
11 27 (0.80%) Games
12 25 (0.74%) Manufacturing
12 25 (0.74%) Military
12 25 (0.74%) Billing
13 22 (0.65%) Financial Institution
14 15 (0.44%) Aerospace
15 13 (0.38%) Retail Banking
16 10 (0.30%) Investment Banking
17 9 (0.27%) Local Government
18 8 (0.24%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 979 (28.90%) Analyst
2 644 (19.01%) Developer
3 332 (9.80%) Support Analyst
4 238 (7.03%) Project Manager
5 208 (6.14%) .NET Developer
6 207 (6.11%) Business Analyst
7 155 (4.58%) ASP.NET Developer
8 154 (4.55%) Architect
9 148 (4.37%) C# Developer
10 139 (4.10%) Service Analyst
11 131 (3.87%) Service Desk Analyst
12 122 (3.60%) Senior Developer
13 118 (3.48%) Administrator
14 112 (3.31%) Team Leader
15 105 (3.10%) C# .NET Developer
16 97 (2.86%) Help Desk Analyst
17 94 (2.78%) Consultant
18 93 (2.75%) Service Manager
18 93 (2.75%) C# ASP.NET Developer
19 88 (2.60%) 2nd Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 653 (19.28%) .NET
2 422 (12.46%) ASP.NET
3 278 (8.21%) HTML
4 248 (7.32%) ASP.NET MVC
5 209 (6.17%) CSS
6 154 (4.55%) jQuery
7 145 (4.28%) XML
8 142 (4.19%) .NET Framework
9 120 (3.54%) Web Services
10 105 (3.10%) HTML5
11 75 (2.21%) CSS3
12 74 (2.18%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
13 70 (2.07%) Ajax
14 61 (1.80%) XSLT
15 56 (1.65%) WCF
16 55 (1.62%) LINQ
17 50 (1.48%) AngularJS
18 47 (1.39%) WinForms
19 43 (1.27%) NHibernate
20 41 (1.21%) KnockoutJS
Miscellaneous
1 183 (5.40%) Blackberry
2 95 (2.80%) Computer Science
3 94 (2.78%) Management Information System
4 62 (1.83%) Clustering
5 48 (1.42%) RMADS
6 45 (1.33%) Video Conferencing
7 44 (1.30%) Replication
8 43 (1.27%) Social Media
9 39 (1.15%) Smartphone
10 34 (1.00%) iPad
11 33 (0.97%) E-Learning
12 32 (0.94%) CESG
13 31 (0.92%) Statistics
14 29 (0.86%) Hedge funds
14 29 (0.86%) Enterprise Software
15 28 (0.83%) Mathematics
16 27 (0.80%) Mobile App
17 25 (0.74%) iPhone
18 22 (0.65%) Credit Risk
18 22 (0.65%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 1051 (31.03%) Windows
2 432 (12.75%) Windows 7
3 332 (9.80%) Windows Server 2008
4 249 (7.35%) Windows Server 2003
5 169 (4.99%) Windows XP
6 131 (3.87%) Linux
7 89 (2.63%) Windows Server 2012
8 61 (1.80%) Android
9 56 (1.65%) Windows 8
10 55 (1.62%) Apple iOS
11 47 (1.39%) UNIX
12 26 (0.77%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 20 (0.59%) Windows 2000
14 18 (0.53%) Ubuntu
14 18 (0.53%) Solaris
15 15 (0.44%) Mac OS
16 13 (0.38%) Mac OS X
17 10 (0.30%) SUSE
18 9 (0.27%) Windows 2000 Server
18 9 (0.27%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 504 (14.88%) ITIL
2 351 (10.36%) Project Management
3 324 (9.57%) Scrum
4 305 (9.01%) E-Commerce
5 303 (8.95%) MVC
6 260 (7.68%) TDD
7 247 (7.29%) Agile Software Development
8 229 (6.76%) Document Management
9 204 (6.02%) PRINCE2
10 186 (5.49%) BDD
11 140 (4.13%) CRM
12 135 (3.99%) Business Analysis
13 131 (3.87%) Service Management
13 131 (3.87%) Analytics
14 126 (3.72%) Service Delivery
15 120 (3.54%) Practice Management
16 103 (3.04%) Risk Management
17 99 (2.92%) Continuous Improvement
18 98 (2.89%) Business Intelligence
18 98 (2.89%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 707 (20.87%) SQL
2 579 (17.09%) C#
3 246 (7.26%) JavaScript
4 187 (5.52%) T-SQL
5 175 (5.17%) Java
6 112 (3.31%) PowerShell
7 104 (3.07%) VB.NET
8 102 (3.01%) VB
9 69 (2.04%) Ruby
9 69 (2.04%) VBScript
10 60 (1.77%) VBA
11 57 (1.68%) C++
12 42 (1.24%) Clojure
13 32 (0.94%) Perl
14 28 (0.83%) PHP
14 28 (0.83%) C
15 27 (0.80%) Python
15 27 (0.80%) VB6
16 16 (0.47%) Bash Shell
16 16 (0.47%) Scala
Qualifications
1 391 (11.54%) Degree
2 154 (4.55%) Microsoft Certification
3 108 (3.19%) ISEB
4 104 (3.07%) Security Cleared
5 94 (2.78%) ITIL Certification
6 79 (2.33%) MCSE
7 71 (2.10%) CISSP
8 67 (1.98%) MCP
9 54 (1.59%) Cisco Certification
10 49 (1.45%) ISTQB
11 40 (1.18%) MOS
11 40 (1.18%) CISM
12 38 (1.12%) CCNA
12 38 (1.12%) MCSA
13 35 (1.03%) MCITP
14 33 (0.97%) PRINCE2 Certification
15 32 (0.94%) MCDST
16 31 (0.92%) PMI Certification
17 30 (0.89%) SC Cleared
18 29 (0.86%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 111 (3.28%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 108 (3.19%) QA
3 81 (2.39%) SLA
4 41 (1.21%) JSP 440
5 30 (0.89%) ISO 9001
6 10 (0.30%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 8 (0.24%) COBIT
8 5 (0.15%) BS25999
8 5 (0.15%) WCAG
9 4 (0.12%) ISO 9000
9 4 (0.12%) ISO 14001
9 4 (0.12%) PCI DSS
10 3 (0.089%) Data Quality
11 2 (0.059%) P3O
12 1 (0.030%) HIPAA
12 1 (0.030%) AIFMD
12 1 (0.030%) EMIR
12 1 (0.030%) BS7799
12 1 (0.030%) MiFID
12 1 (0.030%) WAI
System Software
1 566 (16.71%) Active Directory
2 157 (4.64%) VMware Infrastructure
3 81 (2.39%) XenApp
4 65 (1.92%) Hyper-V
5 52 (1.54%) vSphere
6 46 (1.36%) XenDesktop
7 44 (1.30%) Microsoft App-V
8 18 (0.53%) XenServer
9 17 (0.50%) Sendmail
9 17 (0.50%) UAG
9 17 (0.50%) VMware ESX
10 15 (0.44%) Xen
11 13 (0.38%) NFS
12 12 (0.35%) KVM
13 11 (0.32%) DFS Replication
14 10 (0.30%) Postfix
15 9 (0.27%) VMware ESXi
16 8 (0.24%) Snort
17 6 (0.18%) VMware Server
18 5 (0.15%) Oracle RMAN
Systems Management
1 99 (2.92%) SCCM
2 30 (0.89%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
3 23 (0.68%) SCOM
4 22 (0.65%) Puppet
5 20 (0.59%) MOM
6 18 (0.53%) NetBackup
7 15 (0.44%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
8 14 (0.41%) Cryoserver
9 10 (0.30%) CiscoWorks
10 9 (0.27%) HP Quality Center
10 9 (0.27%) Backup Exec
10 9 (0.27%) Norton AntiVirus
11 5 (0.15%) Data Guard
11 5 (0.15%) DameWare
12 4 (0.12%) Opscode Chef
13 3 (0.089%) XenMobile
13 3 (0.089%) WMI
14 2 (0.059%) Nagios
14 2 (0.059%) Control-M
14 2 (0.059%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 698 (20.61%) Microsoft
2 300 (8.86%) Citrix
3 290 (8.56%) VMware
4 172 (5.08%) Cisco
5 148 (4.37%) HP
6 104 (3.07%) CheckPoint
7 85 (2.51%) Interwoven
8 84 (2.48%) Bloomberg
9 82 (2.42%) NetApp
9 82 (2.42%) Oracle
10 80 (2.36%) SAP
11 69 (2.04%) Reuters
12 67 (1.98%) Riverbed
13 65 (1.92%) Google
14 63 (1.86%) Symantec
15 56 (1.65%) Apple
16 55 (1.62%) Open Text
17 54 (1.59%) EMC
18 52 (1.54%) LexisNexis
19 46 (1.36%) McAfee
City, London
ComputAppoint
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 1 hour ago
Northampton, Northamptonshire
Latcom Ltd
Salary: From £25,000 to £29,000 per annum
Posted: 3 hours ago
London
Senitor Associates
Salary: £35000 per annum
Posted: 3 hours ago
London
Information Technology Services
Salary: £30k - 35k per year
Posted: 5 hours ago
Leicester, Leicestershire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: Up to £36,000 per annum plus excellent benefits
Posted: 6 hours ago
East London
Clear Edge Consulting
Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 6 hours ago
Central London / West End
Clear Edge Consulting
Salary: From £20,000 to £28,000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 6 hours ago
City, London
Bloomberg LP
Salary: Competitive salary plus benefits
Posted: 7 hours ago
City, London
Bloomberg LP
Salary: Competitive salary and benefits
Posted: 8 hours ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
FPSG Connect
Salary: £20000 - £24000 per annum
Posted: 8 hours ago
Northamptonshire
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £29000 per annum
Posted: 9 hours ago
West Yorkshire
Exposed Solutions
Salary: £40000 to £45000 per annum
Posted: 23 hours ago
Twickenham, Middlesex
FIRST POINT IT RESOURCING
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
ComputAppoint
Salary: £60000 - £71000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
ComputAppoint
Salary: £18000 - £25000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Arden Resourcing Limited
Salary: Unspecified £40,000 - £50,000 + Benefits + Bonuses
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Experis Ltd
Salary: £40000.00 - £55000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
CGI
Salary: £26000 - £45000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
CGI
Salary: £26000 - £50000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
FIRST POINT IT RESOURCING
Salary: £80000 - £100000 per annum + Bonus Exec package
Posted: Yesterday