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 28 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Law
Rank 194 198 192
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -6
Permanent jobs citing Law 1802 1726 1543
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 1.65% 1.50% 1.45%
As % of the General category 3.68% 3.43% 3.23%
Number of salaries quoted 1554 1456 1281
Average salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,650 £27,500 £30,800
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -6.25%

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
48938 50260 47797
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 44.69% 43.80% 44.99%
Number of salaries quoted 39063 38661 37726
Average salary £51,000 £50,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.00% -
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 £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 28 August 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 28 August 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 +10 1708 £48,500 +2.10% 181
London +6 1257 £50,000 - 116
City of London -37 204 £48,750 -2.50% 36
South East +43 136 £42,500 +1.19% 20
North West +19 93 £35,000 +6.06% 10
Manchester +24 75 £35,000 +7.69% 8
South West +21 75 £42,500 +1.19% 8
Berkshire +54 63 £45,000 - 1
Bristol +8 46 £37,500 -11.76% 3
Yorkshire +21 43 £31,750 -15.33% 8
Scotland -25 41 £42,000 +5.00% 6
East Midlands -11 40 £34,500 +15.00% 4
Northamptonshire +13 39 £35,000 +29.62% 2
Northampton +8 39 £35,000 +20.68% 1
West Midlands -24 36 £45,000 +28.57% 11
West Yorkshire +14 29 £27,500 -35.29% 7
Leeds +23 28 £25,000 -40.47% 7
Slough - 27 £42,500 -
East of England -19 23 £52,500 +16.66% 3
Birmingham -19 22 £48,500 +38.57% 9
Edinburgh -1 21 £50,000 - 3
Reading +5 20 £70,000 +55.55%
Surrey -22 19 £42,500 -5.55% 5
Glasgow -29 19 £39,875 +6.33% 3
Essex -6 16 £43,500 -20.90% 1
Hampshire +17 15 £52,500 +75.00% 10
South Yorkshire +4 13 £40,000 +18.51% 1
Buckinghamshire -7 13 £31,000 -27.05% 2
Swindon - 13 £46,000 -
Wiltshire - 13 £46,000 - 1

Law
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 1008 (27.48%) Windows
2 936 (25.52%) Legal
3 910 (24.81%) Finance
4 695 (18.95%) Microsoft
5 591 (16.11%) Agile Software Development
6 570 (15.54%) SQL
7 547 (14.91%) Active Directory
8 528 (14.39%) Degree
9 510 (13.90%) ITIL
10 501 (13.66%) MS Excel
11 476 (12.98%) MS Office
12 405 (11.04%) SQL Server
13 400 (10.91%) Project Management
14 369 (10.06%) Windows 7
15 358 (9.76%) .NET
16 319 (8.70%) Analytical Skills
17 312 (8.51%) C#
18 307 (8.37%) VMware
19 290 (7.91%) JavaScript
20 284 (7.74%) Java
21 271 (7.39%) E-Commerce
22 270 (7.36%) HTML
23 250 (6.82%) Citrix
24 239 (6.52%) Document Management
24 239 (6.52%) Data Centre
25 237 (6.46%) PRINCE2
26 226 (6.16%) Service Management
27 223 (6.08%) CSS
28 218 (5.94%) VMware Infrastructure
29 213 (5.81%) Cisco

Law
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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
1 205 (5.59%) WorkSite
2 190 (5.18%) MS Exchange
3 183 (4.99%) SharePoint
4 132 (3.60%) Exchange Server 2010
5 119 (3.24%) IIS
6 113 (3.08%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 64 (1.74%) CMS
7 64 (1.74%) SharePoint 2013
8 61 (1.66%) Exchange Server 2013
9 58 (1.58%) Lync
10 54 (1.47%) Exchange Server 2007
11 52 (1.42%) SharePoint 2010
12 45 (1.23%) Node.js
13 27 (0.74%) Tomcat
14 26 (0.71%) Apache
15 25 (0.68%) BizTalk Server
16 22 (0.60%) WebSphere
17 16 (0.44%) nginx
18 15 (0.41%) Oracle SOA Suite
19 13 (0.35%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 501 (13.66%) MS Excel
2 476 (12.98%) MS Office
3 99 (2.70%) MS PowerPoint
4 57 (1.55%) MS Visio
5 54 (1.47%) MS Project
6 11 (0.30%) Photoshop
7 8 (0.22%) SPSS
7 8 (0.22%) Spreadsheet
8 7 (0.19%) Adobe Creative Suite
8 7 (0.19%) Adobe Illustrator
9 6 (0.16%) Acrobat
10 5 (0.14%) InfoPath
11 3 (0.082%) Adobe Captivate
12 2 (0.055%) InDesign
13 1 (0.027%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 39 (1.06%) Visualfiles
2 30 (0.82%) Oracle EBS
3 18 (0.49%) Dynamics CRM
4 16 (0.44%) Dynamics AX
5 15 (0.41%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
6 13 (0.35%) Cognos Business Intelligence
7 10 (0.27%) Oracle General Ledger
8 8 (0.22%) WebTrends
9 6 (0.16%) Cognos TM1
9 6 (0.16%) Oracle BPM
10 5 (0.14%) SAP SRM
11 4 (0.11%) Unica
12 3 (0.082%) Eikon
12 3 (0.082%) SAP HR
12 3 (0.082%) Dynamics NAV
12 3 (0.082%) SAP Oil and Gas
13 2 (0.055%) assyst
13 2 (0.055%) Magento
14 1 (0.027%) thinkFolio
14 1 (0.027%) ResourceLink
Cloud Services
1 63 (1.72%) SaaS
2 57 (1.55%) Amazon AWS
3 39 (1.06%) Mimecast
4 23 (0.63%) Office 365
5 18 (0.49%) Microsoft Azure
6 13 (0.35%) Google Analytics
7 11 (0.30%) IaaS
8 9 (0.25%) PaaS
9 6 (0.16%) GitHub
10 5 (0.14%) Cloud Computing
11 4 (0.11%) CodePlex
12 3 (0.082%) Amazon EMR
12 3 (0.082%) Adobe Analytics
13 2 (0.055%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 127 (3.46%) TCP/IP
2 114 (3.11%) Firewall
3 111 (3.03%) DNS
4 107 (2.92%) SAN
5 105 (2.86%) WAN
6 102 (2.78%) Network Security
7 93 (2.54%) DHCP
8 92 (2.51%) LAN
9 82 (2.24%) Intranet
10 80 (2.18%) Internet
11 65 (1.77%) VoIP
12 55 (1.50%) VPN
13 45 (1.23%) HTTPS
14 37 (1.01%) NAS
15 36 (0.98%) MPLS
16 35 (0.95%) Wireless
17 34 (0.93%) Unified Communications
18 29 (0.79%) VLAN
18 29 (0.79%) Cisco ASA
19 21 (0.57%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 405 (11.04%) SQL Server
2 136 (3.71%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 108 (2.94%) SQL Server 2008
4 107 (2.92%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 66 (1.80%) MySQL
5 66 (1.80%) Data Warehouse
6 61 (1.66%) Big Data
7 55 (1.50%) Crystal Reports
8 53 (1.44%) SQL Server 2005
9 47 (1.28%) Hadoop
9 47 (1.28%) NoSQL
10 42 (1.15%) SQL Server 2012
11 41 (1.12%) MongoDB
12 36 (0.98%) Relational Database
13 30 (0.82%) SQL Server Analysis Services
14 18 (0.49%) RDBMS
15 17 (0.46%) SQL Server 2000
16 15 (0.41%) Oracle BI EE
17 14 (0.38%) QlikView
17 14 (0.38%) IDOL
Development Applications
1 83 (2.26%) Selenium
2 66 (1.80%) Visual Studio
3 48 (1.31%) WebDriver
4 44 (1.20%) Cucumber
5 36 (0.98%) Jenkins
6 35 (0.95%) Git (software)
6 35 (0.95%) JUnit
7 31 (0.85%) InstallShield
8 29 (0.79%) SpecFlow
9 28 (0.76%) Jasmine
10 27 (0.74%) Eclipse
10 27 (0.74%) JIRA
11 23 (0.63%) Team Foundation Server
12 22 (0.60%) MSI
13 16 (0.44%) Grunt
14 15 (0.41%) Mockito
15 10 (0.27%) HP UFT
16 9 (0.25%) Subversion
16 9 (0.25%) Maven
16 9 (0.25%) JMeter
General
1 936 (25.52%) Legal
2 910 (24.81%) Finance
3 207 (5.64%) Retail
4 141 (3.84%) Banking
5 122 (3.33%) Marketing
6 117 (3.19%) Telecoms
7 63 (1.72%) Games
8 60 (1.64%) Manufacturing
9 53 (1.44%) Advertising
10 47 (1.28%) Billing
11 32 (0.87%) Pharmaceutical
12 26 (0.71%) Publishing
13 23 (0.63%) Back Office
14 15 (0.41%) Financial Institution
14 15 (0.41%) General Ledger
15 14 (0.38%) Aerospace
16 12 (0.33%) Multimedia
17 8 (0.22%) Italian Language
18 6 (0.16%) Retail Banking
18 6 (0.16%) Corporate Banking
Job Titles
1 984 (26.83%) Analyst
2 682 (18.59%) Developer
3 269 (7.33%) Support Analyst
4 194 (5.29%) Consultant
5 189 (5.15%) Project Manager
6 184 (5.02%) Business Analyst
7 153 (4.17%) Service Analyst
8 152 (4.14%) Service Desk Analyst
9 141 (3.84%) Senior Developer
10 139 (3.79%) Architect
11 132 (3.60%) Java Developer
12 115 (3.14%) 2nd Line Support
13 114 (3.11%) Service Manager
14 107 (2.92%) Senior Analyst
15 103 (2.81%) Applications Support
16 95 (2.59%) Transition Manager
17 93 (2.54%) Team Leader
18 88 (2.40%) Test Analyst
19 83 (2.26%) Administrator
20 79 (2.15%) 3rd Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 358 (9.76%) .NET
2 270 (7.36%) HTML
3 223 (6.08%) CSS
4 146 (3.98%) ASP.NET
5 116 (3.16%) Spring
6 107 (2.92%) HTML5
7 106 (2.89%) AngularJS
8 99 (2.70%) jQuery
9 95 (2.59%) Web Services
10 94 (2.56%) XML
11 89 (2.43%) CSS3
12 58 (1.58%) .NET Framework
13 55 (1.50%) Sass
14 51 (1.39%) ASP.NET MVC
15 46 (1.25%) J2EE
16 44 (1.20%) Hibernate
17 43 (1.17%) Spring MVC
18 42 (1.15%) REST
19 40 (1.09%) SOAP
20 38 (1.04%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 319 (8.70%) Analytical Skills
2 239 (6.52%) Data Centre
3 198 (5.40%) Blackberry
4 117 (3.19%) Computer Science
5 107 (2.92%) Management Information System
6 77 (2.10%) User Experience
7 55 (1.50%) Life Science
8 54 (1.47%) Enterprise Software
9 51 (1.39%) Video Conferencing
9 51 (1.39%) E-Learning
10 42 (1.15%) Mobile App
11 41 (1.12%) Clustering
12 35 (0.95%) Client/Server
13 33 (0.90%) Cryptography
14 29 (0.79%) Replication
14 29 (0.79%) Social Media
14 29 (0.79%) iPad
14 29 (0.79%) Mathematics
15 28 (0.76%) Visualisation
16 23 (0.63%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 1008 (27.48%) Windows
2 369 (10.06%) Windows 7
3 195 (5.32%) Windows Server 2008
4 167 (4.55%) Linux
5 139 (3.79%) Windows Server 2003
6 135 (3.68%) Windows XP
7 126 (3.44%) Android
8 90 (2.45%) Windows Server 2012
9 72 (1.96%) Apple iOS
9 72 (1.96%) UNIX
10 62 (1.69%) Windows 8
11 17 (0.46%) Windows 2000 Server
12 16 (0.44%) AIX
13 12 (0.33%) FreeBSD
14 10 (0.27%) Windows 2000
14 10 (0.27%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 9 (0.25%) Mac OS X
15 9 (0.25%) Solaris
16 8 (0.22%) Debian
17 7 (0.19%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 591 (16.11%) Agile Software Development
2 510 (13.90%) ITIL
3 400 (10.91%) Project Management
4 271 (7.39%) E-Commerce
5 239 (6.52%) Document Management
6 237 (6.46%) PRINCE2
7 226 (6.16%) Service Management
8 213 (5.81%) TDD
9 196 (5.34%) MVC
10 181 (4.93%) Mentoring
11 173 (4.72%) Service Delivery
12 169 (4.61%) CRM
13 161 (4.39%) Scrum
14 148 (4.03%) Information Security
14 148 (4.03%) OO
15 141 (3.84%) Business Analysis
16 138 (3.76%) DevOps
17 129 (3.52%) Business Development
18 117 (3.19%) Business Intelligence
18 117 (3.19%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 570 (15.54%) SQL
2 312 (8.51%) C#
3 290 (7.91%) JavaScript
4 284 (7.74%) Java
5 106 (2.89%) Python
6 97 (2.64%) T-SQL
7 88 (2.40%) PowerShell
8 67 (1.83%) PHP
9 44 (1.20%) VB.NET
10 42 (1.15%) C++
11 35 (0.95%) VBScript
12 31 (0.85%) Ruby
12 31 (0.85%) VBA
13 30 (0.82%) C
14 24 (0.65%) VB
15 20 (0.55%) Perl
16 18 (0.49%) Scala
16 18 (0.49%) Shell Script
17 17 (0.46%) PHP5
18 13 (0.35%) Apex Code
Qualifications
1 528 (14.39%) Degree
2 150 (4.09%) Microsoft Certification
3 138 (3.76%) CISSP
4 135 (3.68%) ISEB
5 114 (3.11%) MCSE
6 104 (2.84%) Cisco Certification
7 80 (2.18%) ITIL Certification
8 78 (2.13%) CCNA
9 67 (1.83%) CISM
10 66 (1.80%) MCP
11 57 (1.55%) MCITP
12 50 (1.36%) Security Cleared
13 45 (1.23%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
14 43 (1.17%) MCSA
15 39 (1.06%) CCNP
15 39 (1.06%) MOS
16 37 (1.01%) PRINCE2 Certification
17 27 (0.74%) CISA
18 19 (0.52%) HND
19 16 (0.44%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 151 (4.12%) QA
2 133 (3.63%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 118 (3.22%) SLA
4 73 (1.99%) PCI DSS
5 31 (0.85%) ISO 9001
6 18 (0.49%) COBIT
7 12 (0.33%) Data Quality
8 6 (0.16%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 2 (0.055%) GxP
9 2 (0.055%) P3O
10 1 (0.027%) HIPAA
10 1 (0.027%) ISO/IEC 20000
System Software
1 547 (14.91%) Active Directory
2 218 (5.94%) VMware Infrastructure
3 49 (1.34%) Hyper-V
3 49 (1.34%) XenApp
4 42 (1.15%) Microsoft App-V
4 42 (1.15%) vSphere
5 24 (0.65%) XenDesktop
6 19 (0.52%) VMware Server
7 16 (0.44%) XenServer
8 15 (0.41%) Apache ZooKeeper
9 13 (0.35%) Terminal Server
10 12 (0.33%) VMware ESX
10 12 (0.33%) UAG
11 10 (0.27%) VirtualBox
12 9 (0.25%) Terminal Services
12 9 (0.25%) Xen
13 8 (0.22%) DFS Replication
13 8 (0.22%) VMware ESXi
14 3 (0.082%) vCloud
14 3 (0.082%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 101 (2.75%) SCCM
2 64 (1.74%) Puppet
3 58 (1.58%) Opscode Chef
4 28 (0.76%) SCOM
5 26 (0.71%) Vagrant
6 22 (0.60%) Ansible
7 15 (0.41%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
8 13 (0.35%) Backup Exec
9 9 (0.25%) Oracle Identity Management
9 9 (0.25%) WSUS
9 9 (0.25%) HP SIM
10 8 (0.22%) EdgeSight
10 8 (0.22%) HP Data Protector
10 8 (0.22%) CiscoWorks
11 6 (0.16%) Legato
11 6 (0.16%) MOM
11 6 (0.16%) OpenView
11 6 (0.16%) Oracle RMAN
11 6 (0.16%) HP Quality Center
12 5 (0.14%) Salt
Vendors
1 695 (18.95%) Microsoft
2 307 (8.37%) VMware
3 250 (6.82%) Citrix
4 213 (5.81%) Cisco
5 127 (3.46%) HP
6 126 (3.44%) Oracle
7 59 (1.61%) SAP
8 57 (1.55%) Google
9 56 (1.53%) OpenText
10 54 (1.47%) Splunk
11 53 (1.44%) ArcSight
11 53 (1.44%) Interwoven
12 52 (1.42%) NetApp
13 45 (1.23%) IBM
14 42 (1.15%) CheckPoint
14 42 (1.15%) Salesforce.com
15 40 (1.09%) Mitel
16 38 (1.04%) SolarWinds
17 37 (1.01%) Avaya
18 36 (0.98%) Symantec
City, London
First Point
Salary: £55000.00 - £75000.00 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
West London
First Point
Salary: £50000.00 - £65000.00 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
South West London
First Point
Salary: £35000.00 - £45000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Isleworth, Middlesex
First Point
Salary: £50000.00 - £65000.00 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
First Point
Salary: £40000.00 - £55000.00 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
South West London
First Point
Salary: £40000.00 - £45000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
South West London
First Point
Salary: £60000.00 - £65000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
London
First Point
Salary: £40000.00 - £55000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
South West London
First Point
Salary: £45000.00 - £65000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
First Point
Salary: £60000.00 - £70000.00 per annum + 10% bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
West London
First Point
Salary: £45000.00 - £58000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
South West London
First Point
Salary: £55000.00 - £65000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
First Point
Salary: £80000.00 - £100000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
First Point
Salary: £50000.00 - £70000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
London
First Point
Salary: £28000.00 - £35000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
West London
First Point
Salary: £75000.00 - £85000.00 per annum + bonus, full health, etc
Posted: 2 days ago
Isleworth, Middlesex
First Point
Salary: £75000.00 - £85000.00 per annum + bonus, full health, etc
Posted: 2 days ago
Central London / West End
First Point
Salary: £65000 - £75000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Central London / West End
First Point
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
First Point
Salary: £35000.00 - £45000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago