The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Law in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Law over the 3 months to 28 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
28 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Law
Rank 174 208 232
Rank change year-on-year
+34 +24
Permanent jobs citing Law 1938 1787 1622
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 1.98% 1.63% 1.38%
As % of the General category 4.61% 3.65% 3.13%
Number of salaries quoted 1707 1567 1386
Median salary £52,500 £48,750 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+7.69% +2.63%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £28,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £42,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +13.33%

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
42034 48974 51872
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 42.86% 44.58% 44.04%
Number of salaries quoted 34528 38824 40312
Median salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,750 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £80,000 £80,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.27%

Law
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of job ads citing Law as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 28 July 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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Law within the UK over the 3 months to 28 July 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +33 1847 £52,500 +5.00% 318
London +24 1471 £55,000 +7.84% 250
City of London +91 437 £55,000 +12.82% 95
South East +13 113 £40,000 -5.88% 24
North West +16 74 £42,500 +21.42% 7
Manchester +10 61 £43,750 +25.00% 4
Hampshire +56 58 £40,000 -11.11% 15
East of England +73 54 £47,500 -5.00% 6
West Midlands -17 47 £37,500 -23.85% 6
Scotland 0 40 £45,500 +8.33% 3
Birmingham -1 40 £35,750 -26.28% 5
Portsmouth +35 39 £40,000 -11.11% 12
Yorkshire +25 36 £39,250 -1.87% 8
Essex +29 35 £47,500 +46.15% 1
Edinburgh +13 31 £48,750 +39.28% 1
Surrey +34 24 £53,750 +26.47% 2
South West -24 23 £35,000 -17.64% 3
East Midlands -5 22 £50,000 +47.05% 3
West Yorkshire +11 20 £40,500 +30.64% 6
Leeds +26 19 £40,500 -16.49% 6
Northamptonshire -4 17 £50,000 +44.92%
Northampton -9 17 £50,000 +44.92%
South Yorkshire +15 15 £37,500 -11.76% 1
Sheffield +23 14 £37,000 -17.77% 1
Ipswich +21 14 £47,500 +5.55%
Suffolk +14 14 £47,500 +5.55%
Colchester +7 14 £47,500 +58.33% 1
Berkshire -42 14 £47,500 -5.00% 4
Bristol +3 13 £32,500 -21.21% 2
Braintree - 13 £47,500 -

Law
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 July 2016, IT jobs citing Law also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads with a requirement for Law.

1 1027 (25.82%) Legal
2 1022 (25.70%) Agile Software Development
3 965 (24.26%) Windows
4 852 (21.42%) Finance
5 676 (17.00%) Microsoft
6 609 (15.31%) Active Directory
7 573 (14.41%) SQL
8 525 (13.20%) MS Office
9 512 (12.87%) .NET
10 488 (12.27%) C#
11 482 (12.12%) JavaScript
12 469 (11.79%) MS Excel
12 469 (11.79%) TDD
13 462 (11.62%) SQL Server
14 432 (10.86%) ITIL
15 428 (10.76%) Windows 7
16 423 (10.64%) VMware
17 393 (9.88%) DevOps
18 381 (9.58%) E-Commerce
19 368 (9.25%) HTML
20 361 (9.08%) Project Management
21 354 (8.90%) MVC
22 335 (8.42%) Degree
23 333 (8.37%) CSS
24 326 (8.20%) Citrix
25 316 (7.95%) Linux
26 310 (7.79%) Amazon AWS
27 306 (7.69%) Java
28 276 (6.94%) Analytical Skills
29 273 (6.86%) Continuous Integration

Law
Top Related IT Skills by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 157 (3.95%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 150 (3.77%) MS Exchange
3 139 (3.50%) IIS
4 104 (2.62%) SharePoint
5 101 (2.54%) Apache
6 96 (2.41%) Elasticsearch
7 91 (2.29%) CMS
8 82 (2.06%) Exchange Server 2010
9 75 (1.89%) Exchange Server 2013
10 57 (1.43%) Skype for Business
11 52 (1.31%) Apache Solr
12 42 (1.06%) Exchange Server 2007
13 35 (0.88%) Tomcat
14 26 (0.65%) SharePoint 2010
14 26 (0.65%) Umbraco
15 23 (0.58%) Apache Spark
15 23 (0.58%) SharePoint 2013
15 23 (0.58%) Sitecore CMS
16 22 (0.55%) OpenStack
17 20 (0.50%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 525 (13.20%) MS Office
2 469 (11.79%) MS Excel
3 68 (1.71%) MS PowerPoint
4 51 (1.28%) MS Visio
5 21 (0.53%) MS Project
6 19 (0.48%) Spreadsheet
7 18 (0.45%) Acrobat
8 13 (0.33%) Photoshop
9 6 (0.15%) Adobe Captivate
9 6 (0.15%) Adobe Illustrator
10 5 (0.13%) InfoPath
11 4 (0.10%) Fireworks
12 2 (0.050%) GIMP
13 1 (0.025%) Adobe Creative Suite
13 1 (0.025%) Flinto
13 1 (0.025%) InVision
13 1 (0.025%) Pixate
13 1 (0.025%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 46 (1.16%) Visualfiles
2 18 (0.45%) Dynamics CRM
3 12 (0.30%) Dynamics AX
3 12 (0.30%) Relativity
4 9 (0.23%) Cognos Business Intelligence
4 9 (0.23%) Dynamics NAV
5 8 (0.20%) Payment Gateway
6 6 (0.15%) WebTrends
7 5 (0.13%) Cognos TM1
8 2 (0.050%) Concordance
8 2 (0.050%) Eloqua
8 2 (0.050%) Oracle General Ledger
8 2 (0.050%) Ringtail
9 1 (0.025%) Eikon
9 1 (0.025%) Hyperion Planning
9 1 (0.025%) Magento
9 1 (0.025%) Oracle Applications
9 1 (0.025%) Primavera
Cloud Services
1 310 (7.79%) Amazon AWS
2 161 (4.05%) SaaS
3 114 (2.87%) Microsoft Azure
4 107 (2.69%) Mimecast
5 79 (1.99%) Office 365
6 19 (0.48%) Google Analytics
7 18 (0.45%) GitHub
8 15 (0.38%) Cloud Computing
9 14 (0.35%) Amazon EC2
10 12 (0.30%) IaaS
10 12 (0.30%) PaaS
11 7 (0.18%) Amazon S3
12 5 (0.13%) Azure Active Directory
12 5 (0.13%) Google Play
12 5 (0.13%) Yammer
13 3 (0.075%) iTunes
14 2 (0.050%) Amazon SQS
15 1 (0.025%) Amazon Kinesis
15 1 (0.025%) DigitalOcean
15 1 (0.025%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 178 (4.48%) Firewall
1 178 (4.48%) VPN
2 126 (3.17%) HTTPS
3 121 (3.04%) Network Security
4 89 (2.24%) DNS
5 79 (1.99%) VoIP
6 77 (1.94%) LAN
6 77 (1.94%) WAN
7 69 (1.73%) SAN
8 64 (1.61%) DHCP
9 62 (1.56%) TCP/IP
10 49 (1.23%) Cisco ASA
11 48 (1.21%) Internet
11 48 (1.21%) Intranet
12 43 (1.08%) MPLS
13 42 (1.06%) NetScaler
14 39 (0.98%) Wireless
15 37 (0.93%) HTTP
16 32 (0.80%) GoToMeeting
17 24 (0.60%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 462 (11.62%) SQL Server
2 207 (5.20%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 164 (4.12%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 143 (3.60%) MySQL
5 113 (2.84%) NoSQL
6 109 (2.74%) SQL Server 2008
7 106 (2.67%) Big Data
8 83 (2.09%) Data Warehouse
9 77 (1.94%) MongoDB
10 57 (1.43%) SQL Server 2012
11 56 (1.41%) SQL Server 2014
12 53 (1.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 47 (1.18%) Relational Database
14 40 (1.01%) Hadoop
15 37 (0.93%) SQL Server 2005
16 32 (0.80%) Power BI
17 29 (0.73%) Data Mining
18 28 (0.70%) Crystal Reports
19 21 (0.53%) QlikView
20 16 (0.40%) Couchbase
Development Applications
1 188 (4.73%) Jenkins
2 130 (3.27%) Selenium
3 90 (2.26%) Visual Studio
4 82 (2.06%) WebDriver
5 48 (1.21%) Git (software)
5 48 (1.21%) TeamCity
6 43 (1.08%) Eclipse
7 40 (1.01%) Cucumber
8 39 (0.98%) NUnit
9 37 (0.93%) Maven
10 33 (0.83%) JIRA
10 33 (0.83%) Octopus Deploy
11 30 (0.75%) Grunt
11 30 (0.75%) gulp
12 25 (0.63%) Team Foundation Server
13 23 (0.58%) Jasmine
13 23 (0.58%) Karma Test Runner
13 23 (0.58%) RSpec
13 23 (0.58%) Subversion
13 23 (0.58%) Vagrant
General
1 1027 (25.82%) Legal
2 852 (21.42%) Finance
3 188 (4.73%) Marketing
4 167 (4.20%) Retail
5 99 (2.49%) Telecoms
6 88 (2.21%) Publishing
7 78 (1.96%) Advertising
8 75 (1.89%) Banking
9 58 (1.46%) Billing
10 49 (1.23%) Games
11 41 (1.03%) Pharmaceutical
12 26 (0.65%) Back Office
13 24 (0.60%) German Language
14 23 (0.58%) Manufacturing
15 21 (0.53%) Financial Institution
16 19 (0.48%) Aerospace
17 11 (0.28%) French Language
18 9 (0.23%) Military
18 9 (0.23%) Multimedia
19 7 (0.18%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 980 (24.64%) Developer
2 923 (23.21%) Analyst
3 244 (6.14%) Service Desk Analyst
4 239 (6.01%) Service Analyst
5 238 (5.98%) Support Analyst
6 230 (5.78%) C# Developer
7 194 (4.88%) Business Analyst
8 190 (4.78%) Administrator
9 189 (4.75%) Project Manager
10 188 (4.73%) .NET Developer
11 161 (4.05%) Consultant
12 140 (3.52%) Applications Support
13 139 (3.50%) IT Manager
14 133 (3.34%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
14 133 (3.34%) Java Developer
15 128 (3.22%) DevOps Engineer
16 127 (3.19%) Senior Developer
17 119 (2.99%) C# .NET Developer
18 118 (2.97%) IT Analyst
19 112 (2.82%) Angular Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 512 (12.87%) .NET
2 368 (9.25%) HTML
3 333 (8.37%) CSS
4 265 (6.66%) AngularJS
5 231 (5.81%) HTML5
6 223 (5.61%) ASP.NET
7 198 (4.98%) CSS3
8 172 (4.32%) jQuery
9 152 (3.82%) Sass
10 139 (3.50%) Web Services
11 132 (3.32%) React
12 120 (3.02%) LAMP
13 113 (2.84%) Node.js
14 111 (2.79%) .NET Framework
15 97 (2.44%) ASP.NET Web API
16 96 (2.41%) XML
17 94 (2.36%) LESS
18 83 (2.09%) ASP.NET MVC
19 71 (1.79%) REST
20 66 (1.66%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 276 (6.94%) Analytical Skills
2 226 (5.68%) Data Centre
3 183 (4.60%) Blackberry
4 121 (3.04%) Fintech
5 115 (2.89%) User Experience
6 111 (2.79%) Mobile App
7 106 (2.67%) Management Information System
8 93 (2.34%) Computer Science
9 70 (1.76%) e-Learning
10 60 (1.51%) Security Operations Centre
11 53 (1.33%) iPad
12 51 (1.28%) iPhone
13 50 (1.26%) Visualisation
14 49 (1.23%) Replication
15 42 (1.06%) Clustering
16 38 (0.96%) Enterprise Software
17 35 (0.88%) Inversion of Control
18 31 (0.78%) Smartphone
19 30 (0.75%) Digital Media
20 29 (0.73%) Social Network
Operating Systems
1 965 (24.26%) Windows
2 428 (10.76%) Windows 7
3 316 (7.95%) Linux
4 247 (6.21%) Windows Server
5 147 (3.70%) Windows Server 2008
6 133 (3.34%) Android
7 116 (2.92%) Windows Server 2012
8 77 (1.94%) Apple iOS
9 70 (1.76%) Windows Server 2003
10 59 (1.48%) Unix
11 48 (1.21%) Windows 10
12 40 (1.01%) Windows Phone
13 38 (0.96%) Windows 8
14 31 (0.78%) Windows XP
15 22 (0.55%) Solaris
16 13 (0.33%) Windows 2000 Server
17 12 (0.30%) Mac OS X
18 11 (0.28%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
19 9 (0.23%) FreeBSD
20 7 (0.18%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 1022 (25.70%) Agile Software Development
2 469 (11.79%) TDD
3 432 (10.86%) ITIL
4 393 (9.88%) DevOps
5 381 (9.58%) E-Commerce
6 361 (9.08%) Project Management
7 354 (8.90%) MVC
8 273 (6.86%) Continuous Integration
9 259 (6.51%) Document Management
10 228 (5.73%) Scrum
11 197 (4.95%) Service Management
12 180 (4.53%) Front End Development
12 180 (4.53%) PRINCE2
13 171 (4.30%) OO
14 169 (4.25%) Case Management
15 147 (3.70%) Mentoring
16 140 (3.52%) Stakeholder Management
17 137 (3.44%) Business Intelligence
18 136 (3.42%) Service Delivery
19 133 (3.34%) Business Analysis
Programming Languages
1 573 (14.41%) SQL
2 488 (12.27%) C#
3 482 (12.12%) JavaScript
4 306 (7.69%) Java
5 240 (6.03%) Python
6 215 (5.41%) T-SQL
7 167 (4.20%) PHP
8 140 (3.52%) Ruby
9 131 (3.29%) PowerShell
10 107 (2.69%) Bash Shell
11 49 (1.23%) Perl
12 47 (1.18%) Scala
13 42 (1.06%) VB
14 37 (0.93%) C++
15 32 (0.80%) VB.NET
16 31 (0.78%) VBA
17 30 (0.75%) C
18 22 (0.55%) VBScript
19 20 (0.50%) Clojure
19 20 (0.50%) VB6
Qualifications
1 335 (8.42%) Degree
2 81 (2.04%) CISSP
3 80 (2.01%) Microsoft Certification
4 57 (1.43%) IISP
5 56 (1.41%) Cisco Certification
5 56 (1.41%) ISEB
6 50 (1.26%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 48 (1.21%) MCSE
8 41 (1.03%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 37 (0.93%) MCP
10 36 (0.91%) MOS
11 31 (0.78%) CCNA
11 31 (0.78%) ITIL Certification
11 31 (0.78%) Security Cleared
12 30 (0.75%) CCNP
13 28 (0.70%) CISA
14 25 (0.63%) CCA
15 24 (0.60%) CISM
16 23 (0.58%) Citrix Certification
17 19 (0.48%) MCDST
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 230 (5.78%) QA
2 180 (4.53%) SLA
3 136 (3.42%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 85 (2.14%) PCI DSS
5 38 (0.96%) SDET
6 22 (0.55%) Data Quality
7 19 (0.48%) COBIT
8 7 (0.18%) ISO 9001
9 5 (0.13%) PMBOK
10 4 (0.10%) ISO27002
11 2 (0.050%) HL7
12 1 (0.025%) Dodd-Frank
12 1 (0.025%) EMIR
12 1 (0.025%) FATCA
12 1 (0.025%) GPG for Computer-Based Electronic Evidence
12 1 (0.025%) MiFID
12 1 (0.025%) Sarbanes-Oxley
12 1 (0.025%) TickIT
12 1 (0.025%) UCITS
System Software
1 609 (15.31%) Active Directory
2 273 (6.86%) VMware Infrastructure
3 193 (4.85%) Docker
4 61 (1.53%) XenApp
5 55 (1.38%) KVM
6 50 (1.26%) vSphere
7 40 (1.01%) Microsoft App-V
8 34 (0.85%) Hyper-V
9 33 (0.83%) XenDesktop
10 20 (0.50%) Virtual Servers
11 18 (0.45%) Virtual Machines
12 17 (0.43%) Virtual Desktop
13 14 (0.35%) Terminal Services
13 14 (0.35%) VMware ESXi
14 10 (0.25%) Microsoft Virtual Server
15 6 (0.15%) Veritas Cluster Server
15 6 (0.15%) Veritas File System
15 6 (0.15%) Veritas Volume Manager
16 5 (0.13%) Xen
17 4 (0.10%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 238 (5.98%) Puppet
2 206 (5.18%) Opscode Chef
3 190 (4.78%) Ansible
4 80 (2.01%) SCCM
5 51 (1.28%) QRadar
6 40 (1.01%) SCOM
7 31 (0.78%) Kubernetes
8 28 (0.70%) Salt
9 25 (0.63%) Nagios
10 22 (0.55%) FortiGate
11 17 (0.43%) WMI
12 13 (0.33%) Nessus
13 11 (0.28%) EnCase
14 7 (0.18%) AirWatch
14 7 (0.18%) FTK
15 6 (0.15%) Cisco CUCM
15 6 (0.15%) Sysprep
15 6 (0.15%) WSUS
16 5 (0.13%) Perfmon
16 5 (0.13%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 676 (17.00%) Microsoft
2 423 (10.64%) VMware
3 326 (8.20%) Citrix
4 259 (6.51%) iManage
5 256 (6.44%) Cisco
6 101 (2.54%) Mitel
7 91 (2.29%) Rackspace
8 78 (1.96%) CheckPoint
9 72 (1.81%) Google
9 72 (1.81%) Splunk
10 58 (1.46%) ArcSight
10 58 (1.46%) HP
11 50 (1.26%) EMC
12 48 (1.21%) Oracle
13 39 (0.98%) Apple
13 39 (0.98%) Fortinet
14 38 (0.96%) Interwoven
15 33 (0.83%) Intel Security
16 32 (0.80%) Juniper
17 29 (0.73%) NetApp
London
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £60000.00 - £65000.00 per annum
Posted: 12 hours ago
London
Plan-net
Salary: Unspecified Market rate
Posted: 11 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Mortimer Spinks
Salary: £25000 - £40000 per annum + Strong Benefits package
Posted: 4 hours ago
London
First Point
Salary: £50000.00 - £65000.00 per annum
Posted: 7 hours ago
London
First Point
Salary: £60000.00 - £75000.00 per annum + bonus and benefits
Posted: 12 hours ago
City, London
Computer People
Salary: £40000.00 - £50000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Vantage Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: From £25,000 to £28,000 per annum Benefits package (Including Bonus)
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
First Point
Salary: £45000.00 - £50000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
First Point
Salary: £30000.00 - £45000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: COMPETITIVE SALARY
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
First Point
Salary: £35000.00 - £40000.00 per annum
Posted: 6 hours ago
London
Rullion IT Plus
Salary: £35000 - £42000 per annum + Pension, Life assurance, Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
Central London / West End
Latcom Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £35,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
North London
Senitor Associates
Salary: £32000 - £36000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
First Point
Salary: £40000.00 - £55000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
Searchability
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Pension, 25 days Holiday, Healthcare
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
First Point
Salary: £45000.00 - £55000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
First Point
Salary: £45000.00 - £65000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £38000 - £48000.00 per annum + BENS
Posted: 2 days ago
Prescot, Merseyside
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £30000.00 - £35000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Big Wednesday Digital Ltd
Salary: negotiable
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: Depending on experience
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
First Point
Salary: £45000.00 - £55000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
First Point
Salary: £40000.00 - £60000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Accenture
Salary: Competitive Salary
Posted: Yesterday
London
First Point
Salary: £40000.00 - £65000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Central London / West End
First Point
Salary: £45000.00 - £65000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Accenture
Salary: Competitive Salary
Posted: Yesterday
London
Information Technology Services
Salary: £85k - 90k per year
Posted: 2 days ago
West London
Talent Point
Salary: £50000 - £80000 per annum + bonus (DOE)
Posted: Yesterday