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

Location
3 months to
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Law
Rank 180 197 232
Rank change year-on-year
+17 +35
Permanent jobs citing Law 1886 1776 1413
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 1.70% 1.48% 1.26%
As % of the General category 3.85% 3.36% 2.91%
Number of salaries quoted 1615 1496 1258
Average salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £29,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +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
49017 52911 48623
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 44.31% 44.07% 43.30%
Number of salaries quoted 38294 41012 38467
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 £77,500 £80,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +1.19%

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 April 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 24 April 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 +13 1820 £50,000 +5.26% 299
London +22 1340 £52,500 +5.00% 211
City of London +72 284 £52,500 +10.52% 50
South East +17 144 £42,000 -11.57% 22
North West +32 76 £31,000 +3.33% 21
West Midlands -17 72 £58,000 +65.71% 11
South West -13 59 £38,000 -5.00% 10
Manchester +16 56 £30,000 +3.44% 17
East of England +12 53 £51,000 +13.33% 3
Bristol +6 50 £38,000 -5.00% 6
East Midlands +11 47 £42,500 +6.25% 13
Birmingham +3 47 £33,000 -17.50% 4
Scotland +36 44 £43,000 +22.85% 3
Northamptonshire +9 44 £43,750 +9.37% 11
Northampton +19 42 £45,000 +63.63% 7
Yorkshire +7 36 £29,000 -14.07% 7
Berkshire +11 34 £62,500 +21.95% 4
Glasgow +28 33 £42,000 +16.66% 2
Essex +3 32 £51,000 -7.27% 2
Surrey +5 31 £29,500 -42.43% 3
West Yorkshire +27 30 £25,000 -28.57% 6
Buckinghamshire -20 27 £31,250 -29.77% 9
Leeds +25 26 £20,000 -42.85% 1
Milton Keynes +14 26 £30,000 -40.00% 8
Guildford +17 22 £26,500 +8.16% 1
Reading +11 21 £45,500 -4.21% 2
Coventry - 20 £60,000 - 6
Hampshire -9 18 £45,000 -4.25% 3
Kent +33 17 £50,000 +81.81% 1
Colchester -2 13 £30,000 -45.45%

Law
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 1197 (35.08%) Windows
2 920 (26.96%) Legal
3 729 (21.37%) Microsoft
4 727 (21.31%) Finance
5 709 (20.78%) Active Directory
6 573 (16.79%) MS Office
7 559 (16.38%) SQL
8 543 (15.91%) ITIL
9 489 (14.33%) Windows 7
10 463 (13.57%) MS Excel
11 414 (12.13%) SQL Server
12 383 (11.23%) Agile Software Development
13 356 (10.43%) Degree
14 350 (10.26%) Project Management
15 345 (10.11%) Citrix
16 341 (9.99%) VMware
17 300 (8.79%) .NET
18 278 (8.15%) C#
19 270 (7.91%) Blackberry
20 265 (7.77%) MS Exchange
21 255 (7.47%) Windows Server 2008
22 243 (7.12%) VMware Infrastructure
23 239 (7.00%) HTML
24 236 (6.92%) Cisco
25 231 (6.77%) Document Management
26 227 (6.65%) Analytical Skills
27 223 (6.54%) Firewall
28 220 (6.45%) E-Commerce
29 214 (6.27%) PRINCE2
30 209 (6.13%) JavaScript

Law
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 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
1 265 (7.77%) MS Exchange
2 193 (5.66%) WorkSite
3 160 (4.69%) Exchange Server 2010
4 157 (4.60%) SharePoint
5 110 (3.22%) IIS
6 108 (3.17%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 62 (1.82%) Exchange Server 2013
8 61 (1.79%) Lync
9 60 (1.76%) Exchange Server 2007
10 43 (1.26%) SharePoint 2010
11 42 (1.23%) SharePoint 2013
12 40 (1.17%) CMS
13 36 (1.06%) Exchange Server 2003
14 28 (0.82%) Node.js
15 21 (0.62%) Tomcat
16 14 (0.41%) Apache
17 12 (0.35%) SAS
17 12 (0.35%) Office Communications Server
18 10 (0.29%) nginx
18 10 (0.29%) WordPress
Applications
1 573 (16.79%) MS Office
2 463 (13.57%) MS Excel
3 93 (2.73%) MS PowerPoint
4 72 (2.11%) MS Project
5 47 (1.38%) MS Visio
6 11 (0.32%) Acrobat
7 10 (0.29%) Photoshop
8 9 (0.26%) Final Cut Pro
9 8 (0.23%) SPSS
10 5 (0.15%) Adobe Creative Suite
11 4 (0.12%) InfoPath
11 4 (0.12%) Fireworks
12 3 (0.088%) Adobe Illustrator
12 3 (0.088%) Adobe Captivate
13 1 (0.029%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 22 (0.64%) Visualfiles
2 20 (0.59%) Dynamics CRM
3 15 (0.44%) Oracle EBS
4 13 (0.38%) Cognos Business Intelligence
5 11 (0.32%) Oracle General Ledger
6 9 (0.26%) Oracle EBS R12
7 6 (0.18%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
7 6 (0.18%) WebTrends
8 5 (0.15%) SAP ERP
8 5 (0.15%) Oracle Receivables
8 5 (0.15%) SAP SRM
8 5 (0.15%) Oracle Payables
8 5 (0.15%) Oracle Assets
9 4 (0.12%) Magento
10 3 (0.088%) Oracle Cash Management
11 2 (0.059%) Cognos TM1
11 2 (0.059%) Dynamics NAV
11 2 (0.059%) SAP FI
11 2 (0.059%) Oracle CRM
11 2 (0.059%) SAP FI/CO
Cloud Services
1 75 (2.20%) SaaS
2 42 (1.23%) Mimecast
3 34 (1.00%) Amazon AWS
4 18 (0.53%) Office 365
5 11 (0.32%) Microsoft Azure
6 9 (0.26%) IaaS
6 9 (0.26%) Google Analytics
6 9 (0.26%) Cloud Computing
7 8 (0.23%) PaaS
8 5 (0.15%) GitHub
9 3 (0.088%) CodePlex
9 3 (0.088%) Heroku
10 2 (0.059%) Adobe Analytics
11 1 (0.029%) Force.com
11 1 (0.029%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 223 (6.54%) Firewall
2 164 (4.81%) WAN
3 155 (4.54%) LAN
4 151 (4.43%) TCP/IP
5 143 (4.19%) DNS
6 133 (3.90%) DHCP
7 118 (3.46%) SAN
8 111 (3.25%) VPN
9 103 (3.02%) Network Security
10 88 (2.58%) Intranet
11 86 (2.52%) Internet
12 84 (2.46%) Wireless
13 70 (2.05%) VoIP
14 46 (1.35%) MPLS
14 46 (1.35%) Cisco ASA
15 43 (1.26%) Extranet
16 37 (1.08%) VLAN
17 32 (0.94%) NAS
18 30 (0.88%) BGP
18 30 (0.88%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 414 (12.13%) SQL Server
2 112 (3.28%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 86 (2.52%) SQL Server 2008
4 68 (1.99%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 52 (1.52%) SQL Server 2005
6 48 (1.41%) Data Warehouse
7 41 (1.20%) Crystal Reports
7 41 (1.20%) MySQL
8 33 (0.97%) Big Data
9 29 (0.85%) MongoDB
10 28 (0.82%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 26 (0.76%) Relational Database
12 21 (0.62%) SQL Server 2012
12 21 (0.62%) NoSQL
12 21 (0.62%) Hadoop
13 13 (0.38%) QlikView
13 13 (0.38%) RDBMS
14 12 (0.35%) SQL Server 2000
15 11 (0.32%) OLAP
16 10 (0.29%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 75 (2.20%) Visual Studio
2 52 (1.52%) Selenium
3 31 (0.91%) WebDriver
4 30 (0.88%) Git (software)
5 28 (0.82%) InstallShield
6 25 (0.73%) Jenkins
7 24 (0.70%) Cucumber
8 19 (0.56%) JIRA
9 18 (0.53%) Team Foundation Server
10 17 (0.50%) MSI
11 12 (0.35%) Eclipse
11 12 (0.35%) Subversion
11 12 (0.35%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
11 12 (0.35%) Jasmine
12 10 (0.29%) RSpec
13 9 (0.26%) Grunt
14 8 (0.23%) SpecFlow
14 8 (0.23%) JUnit
15 7 (0.21%) Firebug
16 6 (0.18%) jMock
General
1 920 (26.96%) Legal
2 727 (21.31%) Finance
3 189 (5.54%) Retail
4 122 (3.58%) Telecoms
5 106 (3.11%) Marketing
6 103 (3.02%) Banking
7 59 (1.73%) Billing
8 58 (1.70%) Games
9 34 (1.00%) Advertising
10 29 (0.85%) Back Office
11 28 (0.82%) Manufacturing
12 21 (0.62%) Publishing
13 18 (0.53%) Financial Institution
14 16 (0.47%) Multimedia
15 10 (0.29%) Pharmaceutical
16 9 (0.26%) French Language
17 7 (0.21%) German Language
18 6 (0.18%) General Ledger
19 4 (0.12%) Aerospace
19 4 (0.12%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 1013 (29.69%) Analyst
2 465 (13.63%) Developer
3 295 (8.65%) Support Analyst
4 200 (5.86%) Business Analyst
5 185 (5.42%) Service Analyst
6 183 (5.36%) Project Manager
7 180 (5.28%) Service Desk Analyst
8 175 (5.13%) Consultant
9 137 (4.02%) Architect
10 129 (3.78%) Team Leader
11 121 (3.55%) Administrator
12 109 (3.19%) Service Manager
13 105 (3.08%) 2nd Line Support
14 103 (3.02%) Senior Developer
15 87 (2.55%) Senior Analyst
16 85 (2.49%) Transition Manager
17 81 (2.37%) Desktop Support
18 75 (2.20%) Network Engineer
18 75 (2.20%) Senior Manager
18 75 (2.20%) Applications Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 300 (8.79%) .NET
2 239 (7.00%) HTML
3 199 (5.83%) CSS
4 161 (4.72%) ASP.NET
5 94 (2.75%) XML
6 90 (2.64%) HTML5
7 68 (1.99%) jQuery
8 66 (1.93%) Web Services
9 64 (1.88%) CSS3
10 54 (1.58%) AngularJS
11 53 (1.55%) Spring
12 48 (1.41%) WinForms
12 48 (1.41%) .NET Framework
13 47 (1.38%) J2EE
14 38 (1.11%) ASP.NET MVC
15 36 (1.06%) Application Packaging
16 35 (1.03%) XSLT
17 33 (0.97%) WCF
17 33 (0.97%) Spring MVC
18 31 (0.91%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 270 (7.91%) Blackberry
2 227 (6.65%) Analytical Skills
3 120 (3.52%) Management Information System
4 97 (2.84%) Computer Science
5 80 (2.34%) User Experience
6 64 (1.88%) Open Source
6 64 (1.88%) Clustering
7 63 (1.85%) Mobile App
8 55 (1.61%) Video Conferencing
9 50 (1.47%) Enterprise Software
10 45 (1.32%) Hedge funds
11 43 (1.26%) Client/Server
12 42 (1.23%) Social Media
13 36 (1.06%) Life Science
14 35 (1.03%) Social Network
14 35 (1.03%) Mathematics
15 31 (0.91%) iPhone
15 31 (0.91%) E-Learning
16 30 (0.88%) Statistics
17 27 (0.79%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 1197 (35.08%) Windows
2 489 (14.33%) Windows 7
3 255 (7.47%) Windows Server 2008
4 168 (4.92%) Windows XP
5 166 (4.87%) Windows Server 2003
6 154 (4.51%) Linux
7 126 (3.69%) Windows Server 2012
8 102 (2.99%) Android
9 86 (2.52%) Windows 8
10 84 (2.46%) UNIX
11 66 (1.93%) Apple iOS
12 27 (0.79%) Windows 2000 Server
13 15 (0.44%) AIX
13 15 (0.44%) Windows 2000
14 14 (0.41%) Solaris
14 14 (0.41%) Ubuntu
15 10 (0.29%) Windows Mobile
15 10 (0.29%) FreeBSD
16 9 (0.26%) Debian
17 8 (0.23%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 543 (15.91%) ITIL
2 383 (11.23%) Agile Software Development
3 350 (10.26%) Project Management
4 231 (6.77%) Document Management
5 220 (6.45%) E-Commerce
6 214 (6.27%) PRINCE2
7 172 (5.04%) Information Security
8 170 (4.98%) Service Management
9 158 (4.63%) Service Delivery
10 155 (4.54%) MVC
11 153 (4.48%) CRM
12 152 (4.45%) Mentoring
13 144 (4.22%) Business Analysis
14 143 (4.19%) Incident Management
15 126 (3.69%) Change Management
16 121 (3.55%) Workflow
17 115 (3.37%) TDD
18 107 (3.14%) Stakeholder Management
18 107 (3.14%) OO
19 106 (3.11%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 559 (16.38%) SQL
2 278 (8.15%) C#
3 209 (6.13%) JavaScript
4 192 (5.63%) Java
5 112 (3.28%) T-SQL
6 81 (2.37%) Python
7 69 (2.02%) PHP
8 66 (1.93%) PowerShell
9 55 (1.61%) VB.NET
10 42 (1.23%) Ruby
11 38 (1.11%) VBA
12 33 (0.97%) VB
12 33 (0.97%) C++
13 29 (0.85%) VBScript
14 23 (0.67%) Perl
15 17 (0.50%) C
16 15 (0.44%) Scala
16 15 (0.44%) Bash Shell
17 13 (0.38%) Go
18 12 (0.35%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 356 (10.43%) Degree
2 157 (4.60%) Microsoft Certification
3 124 (3.63%) CISSP
3 124 (3.63%) Cisco Certification
4 97 (2.84%) ISEB
4 97 (2.84%) ITIL Certification
5 91 (2.67%) MCSE
6 88 (2.58%) CCNA
6 88 (2.58%) CISM
7 52 (1.52%) MCSA
8 50 (1.47%) CCNP
9 49 (1.44%) MCITP
10 44 (1.29%) Security Cleared
11 43 (1.26%) MOS
12 35 (1.03%) CEH
12 35 (1.03%) PRINCE2 Certification
13 31 (0.91%) A+ Certification
14 25 (0.73%) MCP
15 22 (0.64%) MCDST
16 21 (0.62%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 136 (3.99%) QA
2 111 (3.25%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 85 (2.49%) SLA
4 41 (1.20%) PCI DSS
5 22 (0.64%) ISO 9001
6 17 (0.50%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 15 (0.44%) COBIT
8 10 (0.29%) Data Quality
9 5 (0.15%) BS25999
10 4 (0.12%) ISO/IEC 20000
11 3 (0.088%) P3O
12 2 (0.059%) JSP 440
13 1 (0.029%) HMG Infosec
13 1 (0.029%) ISO 14001
System Software
1 709 (20.78%) Active Directory
2 243 (7.12%) VMware Infrastructure
3 91 (2.67%) XenApp
4 83 (2.43%) Hyper-V
5 71 (2.08%) vSphere
6 36 (1.06%) Microsoft App-V
7 33 (0.97%) XenServer
8 26 (0.76%) Terminal Server
9 25 (0.73%) Snort
10 24 (0.70%) XenDesktop
11 19 (0.56%) VMware ESX
12 17 (0.50%) Terminal Services
13 15 (0.44%) VMware Server
14 12 (0.35%) EMC RecoverPoint
15 8 (0.23%) DFS Replication
16 6 (0.18%) VirtualBox
16 6 (0.18%) Apache ZooKeeper
16 6 (0.18%) vCloud
17 5 (0.15%) UAG
18 4 (0.12%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 98 (2.87%) SCCM
2 43 (1.26%) Puppet
3 40 (1.17%) SCOM
4 32 (0.94%) Opscode Chef
5 18 (0.53%) MOM
5 18 (0.53%) Norton AntiVirus
6 17 (0.50%) CiscoWorks
6 17 (0.50%) Vagrant
7 12 (0.35%) Backup Exec
8 11 (0.32%) WSUS
8 11 (0.32%) Ansible
8 11 (0.32%) EdgeSight
9 10 (0.29%) Cisco UCCX
10 7 (0.21%) Cisco CUCM
10 7 (0.21%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
11 6 (0.18%) Oracle Identity Management
11 6 (0.18%) HP SIM
11 6 (0.18%) HP Data Protector
11 6 (0.18%) Legato
11 6 (0.18%) OpenView
Vendors
1 729 (21.37%) Microsoft
2 345 (10.11%) Citrix
3 341 (9.99%) VMware
4 236 (6.92%) Cisco
5 148 (4.34%) HP
6 108 (3.17%) Oracle
7 85 (2.49%) EMC
8 70 (2.05%) CheckPoint
9 57 (1.67%) Interwoven
10 52 (1.52%) McAfee
11 51 (1.49%) Apple
11 51 (1.49%) SolarWinds
12 49 (1.44%) Google
13 44 (1.29%) SAP
14 41 (1.20%) Salesforce.com
15 40 (1.17%) Red Hat
16 38 (1.11%) IBM
17 37 (1.08%) OpenText
18 35 (1.03%) Avaya
19 34 (1.00%) F5
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Salary: £20000 - £22000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
Picture More Ltd
Posted: Yesterday
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Salary: £60 000 to £85 000 (+ superb package!!!)
Posted: Yesterday
London
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Salary: From £30,000 to £35,000 per annum + Good Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Picture More Ltd
Salary: £50-55k+benefits (£57k package)
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
ComputAppoint
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
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Salary: Competitive
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Advantage XPO
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Entire Recruitment Solutions
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Sopra Steria Recruitment Limited
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Salary: £40k - 45k per year + benefits
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Salary: to £30,000 + Benefits
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Charlotte James Associates
Salary: £60000 - £85000 per annum + bonus
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Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
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Salary: £28000 - £36000 per annum
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Salary: From £33,000 to £36,000 per annum
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Salary: £50k - 60k per year + Benefits
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