Period
to 17 January 2022

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Law in permanent job vacancies advertised in England. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Law over the 6 months to 17 January 2022 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Law
UK > England
6 months to
17 Jan 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 136 142 221
Rank change year-on-year +6 +79 +1
Permanent jobs citing Law 2,929 1,282 1,812
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in England 2.69% 2.32% 1.55%
As % of the General category 4.56% 4.50% 2.81%
Number of salaries quoted 1,785 885 1,398
10th Percentile £30,000 £28,750 £28,500
25th Percentile £39,000 £37,500 £38,125
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £55,000 £50,000 £52,500
Median % change year-on-year +10.00% -4.76% -9.48%
75th Percentile £70,000 £67,500 £70,000
90th Percentile £87,500 £82,500 £82,500
UK median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year +5.00% -4.76% -8.70%

Law is in the General Skills category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for common skills.

All General Skills
England
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for common skills 64,276 28,463 64,505
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 59.03% 51.47% 55.27%
Number of salaries quoted 40,766 22,872 50,096
10th Percentile £31,250 £31,763 £29,000
25th Percentile £42,500 £41,250 £37,727
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
Median % change year-on-year +4.35% +4.55% +4.76%
75th Percentile £80,000 £77,500 £75,000
90th Percentile £98,750 £95,000 £92,500
UK median annual salary £58,875 £55,000 £53,916
% change year-on-year +7.05% +2.01% +2.70%

Law
Job Vacancy Trend in England

Job postings citing Law as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in England.

Job vacancy trend for Law in England

Law
Salary Trend in England

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Law in England.

Salary trend for Law in England

Law
Salary Histogram in England

Salary distribution for jobs citing Law in England over the 6 months to 17 January 2022.

Salary histogram for Law in England

Law
Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Law within the England region over the 6 months to 17 January 2022. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London +3 1,123 £62,500 +4.17% 127
North of England +12 553 £48,000 +1.05% 61
South East +21 489 £55,000 +37.50% 27
Midlands -1 414 £45,000 -5.26% 46
North West -3 333 £50,000 - 39
East of England +25 238 £50,000 +81.82% 7
West Midlands +22 217 £44,000 -12.00% 33
East Midlands -20 195 £45,000 - 12
Yorkshire +23 178 £45,000 +12.50% 21
South West -32 74 £52,500 +20.00% 26
North East +6 42 £55,000 -4.35% 1
Law
UK

For the 6 months to 17 January 2022, IT jobs citing Law also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the England region with a requirement for Law.

1 1,045 (35.68%) Agile Software Development
2 842 (28.75%) Finance
3 827 (28.23%) Social Skills
4 656 (22.40%) Microsoft
5 649 (22.16%) Azure
6 583 (19.90%) Legal
7 554 (18.91%) Degree
8 485 (16.56%) AWS
9 471 (16.08%) Inclusion and Diversity
10 466 (15.91%) SQL
11 455 (15.53%) DevOps
12 361 (12.33%) Analytical Skills
13 358 (12.22%) Problem-Solving
14 356 (12.15%) Python
15 345 (11.78%) Software Engineering
16 337 (11.51%) Analytics
17 336 (11.47%) Java
18 325 (11.10%) Banking
19 321 (10.96%) JavaScript
20 317 (10.82%) Windows
21 314 (10.72%) Computer Science
22 293 (10.00%) Scrum
23 288 (9.83%) .NET
24 287 (9.80%) C#
25 285 (9.73%) Microservices
26 272 (9.29%) Project Management
27 261 (8.91%) Microsoft 365
28 259 (8.84%) Linux
29 229 (7.82%) ITIL
30 226 (7.72%) Ansible

Law
Co-occurring IT Skills in England 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
1 116 (3.96%) Apache Spark
2 80 (2.73%) GemFire
3 79 (2.70%) Apache
4 65 (2.22%) Elasticsearch
4 65 (2.22%) SharePoint
5 43 (1.47%) Cloud Foundry
6 34 (1.16%) CMS
7 33 (1.13%) Appian
8 27 (0.92%) Confluence
8 27 (0.92%) MS Exchange
9 24 (0.82%) SAS
10 21 (0.72%) IIS
11 16 (0.55%) Adobe Experience Manager
12 12 (0.41%) WordPress
13 10 (0.34%) Drupal
13 10 (0.34%) Ethereum
13 10 (0.34%) Hyperledger
13 10 (0.34%) Oracle Workflow
14 8 (0.27%) OpenStack
15 7 (0.24%) Jupyter
Applications
1 202 (6.90%) Microsoft Office
2 132 (4.51%) Microsoft Excel
3 56 (1.91%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 43 (1.47%) MS Visio
5 14 (0.48%) Chatbot
5 14 (0.48%) Spreadsheet
6 12 (0.41%) Microsoft Project
7 10 (0.34%) Acrobat
8 3 (0.10%) Camtasia
9 2 (0.068%) Photoshop
9 2 (0.068%) Simulink
9 2 (0.068%) Sketch
10 1 (0.034%) Adobe Captivate
10 1 (0.034%) Adobe Illustrator
10 1 (0.034%) Adobe Premiere
10 1 (0.034%) Adobe XD
10 1 (0.034%) InDesign
10 1 (0.034%) InfoPath
10 1 (0.034%) Snagit
10 1 (0.034%) Zeplin
Business Applications
1 85 (2.90%) Dynamics AX
2 31 (1.06%) Elite 3E
3 28 (0.96%) Dynamics CRM
4 15 (0.51%) Distributed Ledger
5 12 (0.41%) Magento
6 11 (0.38%) SAP ERP
7 10 (0.34%) R3 Corda
7 10 (0.34%) Visualfiles
8 9 (0.31%) SAP S/4HANA
9 8 (0.27%) Remedy ITSM
10 7 (0.24%) Salesforce.com CRM
10 7 (0.24%) Workday HCM
11 6 (0.20%) Oracle ERP
11 6 (0.20%) SAP CRM
11 6 (0.20%) SAP HR
12 4 (0.14%) Oracle EBS
13 3 (0.10%) Eloqua
13 3 (0.10%) Oracle EBS R12
13 3 (0.10%) SAP SD
13 3 (0.10%) Sentinel
Cloud Services
1 649 (22.16%) Azure
2 485 (16.56%) AWS
3 261 (8.91%) Microsoft 365
4 194 (6.62%) Power Platform
5 166 (5.67%) GCP
6 156 (5.33%) GitHub
7 147 (5.02%) Dynamics 365
8 111 (3.79%) SaaS
9 80 (2.73%) Amazon Kinesis
10 64 (2.19%) Serverless
11 61 (2.08%) PaaS
12 60 (2.05%) Power Automate
13 53 (1.81%) Azure Data Factory
14 42 (1.43%) IaaS
15 36 (1.23%) PowerApps
16 35 (1.19%) Amazon EC2
17 33 (1.13%) OpenShift
18 27 (0.92%) Azure Logic Apps
18 27 (0.92%) Azure Synapse Analytics
19 26 (0.89%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 84 (2.87%) VPN
2 59 (2.01%) Firewall
3 51 (1.74%) DNS
4 49 (1.67%) DHCP
5 45 (1.54%) WAN
6 43 (1.47%) LAN
7 36 (1.23%) TCP/IP
8 34 (1.16%) Network Security
9 30 (1.02%) WebEx
10 25 (0.85%) Intranet
11 24 (0.82%) ATM
12 19 (0.65%) Calico
12 19 (0.65%) Wireless
13 16 (0.55%) HTTP
13 16 (0.55%) SAN
13 16 (0.55%) Skype
13 16 (0.55%) VLAN
14 15 (0.51%) Internet
14 15 (0.51%) Remote Desktop
15 12 (0.41%) Extranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 190 (6.49%) SQL Server
2 175 (5.97%) Relational Database
3 145 (4.95%) Data Warehouse
4 140 (4.78%) Big Data
5 121 (4.13%) NoSQL
6 119 (4.06%) PostgreSQL
6 119 (4.06%) Power BI
7 85 (2.90%) HBase
8 81 (2.77%) MariaDB
9 77 (2.63%) MySQL
10 72 (2.46%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 69 (2.36%) Redis
12 61 (2.08%) Data Lake
12 61 (2.08%) Hadoop
13 60 (2.05%) Tableau
14 54 (1.84%) SQL Server Integration Services
15 39 (1.33%) Blockchain
16 35 (1.19%) MongoDB
17 29 (0.99%) Amazon DynamoDB
18 25 (0.85%) Metadata
Development Applications
1 220 (7.51%) Git (software)
2 205 (7.00%) Jenkins
3 111 (3.79%) Cucumber
4 100 (3.41%) JIRA
5 95 (3.24%) Cypress.io
6 90 (3.07%) Selenium
7 89 (3.04%) Sonatype Nexus
8 84 (2.87%) Gradle
9 82 (2.80%) Protractor
10 68 (2.32%) Artifactory
10 68 (2.32%) JUnit
11 67 (2.29%) Visual Studio
12 63 (2.15%) Storybook
13 59 (2.01%) Eclipse
14 58 (1.98%) IntelliJ
15 55 (1.88%) Mockito
16 53 (1.81%) Team Foundation Server
17 47 (1.60%) SonarQube
18 46 (1.57%) GitLab
19 43 (1.47%) Bitbucket
General
1 842 (28.75%) Finance
2 827 (28.23%) Social Skills
3 583 (19.90%) Legal
4 471 (16.08%) Inclusion and Diversity
5 361 (12.33%) Analytical Skills
6 325 (11.10%) Banking
7 213 (7.27%) Marketing
8 127 (4.34%) Presentation Skills
9 125 (4.27%) Public Sector
10 109 (3.72%) Retail
11 103 (3.52%) Organisational Skills
12 102 (3.48%) Influencing Skills
13 92 (3.14%) Manufacturing
14 70 (2.39%) Telecoms
15 69 (2.36%) Spanish Language
16 52 (1.78%) Pharmaceutical
17 50 (1.71%) Advertising
18 43 (1.47%) Games
19 29 (0.99%) General Ledger
20 28 (0.96%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 430 (14.68%) Analyst
2 399 (13.62%) Developer
3 280 (9.56%) Architect
4 220 (7.51%) Consultant
5 183 (6.25%) Software Engineer
6 104 (3.55%) Support Analyst
7 101 (3.45%) IT Analyst
8 99 (3.38%) Project Manager
9 87 (2.97%) IT Support
10 83 (2.83%) DevOps Engineer
11 81 (2.77%) Software Developer
12 79 (2.70%) Business Analyst
13 78 (2.66%) Solutions Architect
14 70 (2.39%) Data Engineer
15 65 (2.22%) .NET Developer
16 61 (2.08%) Full Stack Developer
17 59 (2.01%) Principal Engineer
18 58 (1.98%) IT Manager
18 58 (1.98%) Senior Manager
19 53 (1.81%) C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 288 (9.83%) .NET
2 214 (7.31%) React
3 185 (6.32%) AngularJS
4 182 (6.21%) CSS
5 166 (5.67%) Node.js
6 160 (5.46%) Kafka
6 160 (5.46%) Spring
7 137 (4.68%) HTML
8 133 (4.54%) JSON
9 122 (4.17%) REST
10 111 (3.79%) RESTful
11 109 (3.72%) RabbitMQ
12 101 (3.45%) Web Services
13 99 (3.38%) Redux
14 93 (3.18%) .NET Framework
15 88 (3.00%) XML
16 86 (2.94%) Twitter Bootstrap
17 79 (2.70%) Play Framework
18 74 (2.53%) WireMock
19 69 (2.36%) Express
Miscellaneous
1 150 (5.12%) Management Information System
2 149 (5.09%) User Experience
3 128 (4.37%) Self-Motivation
4 111 (3.79%) Life Science
5 98 (3.35%) Linux Command Line
6 67 (2.29%) Mobile App
7 45 (1.54%) Robotics
8 43 (1.47%) Data Structures
8 43 (1.47%) Social Media
9 42 (1.43%) Cyberattack
9 42 (1.43%) Data Centre
10 40 (1.37%) Algorithms
11 38 (1.30%) Blackberry
12 37 (1.26%) Cyber Defence
12 37 (1.26%) Public Cloud
13 34 (1.16%) Driving Licence
14 33 (1.13%) Enterprise Software
14 33 (1.13%) Virtual Team
15 32 (1.09%) Legacy Systems
16 28 (0.96%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 317 (10.82%) Windows
2 259 (8.84%) Linux
3 163 (5.57%) Windows 10
4 104 (3.55%) Unix
5 98 (3.35%) Windows Server
6 52 (1.78%) Windows Server 2016
7 25 (0.85%) Windows Server 2019
8 24 (0.82%) Windows Server 2012
9 21 (0.72%) Android
10 20 (0.68%) Apple iOS
11 18 (0.61%) Windows 7
12 15 (0.51%) Windows 8
13 14 (0.48%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 11 (0.38%) Mac OS
15 7 (0.24%) Mesosphere
15 7 (0.24%) Ubuntu
15 7 (0.24%) Windows XP
16 5 (0.17%) CoreOS
16 5 (0.17%) VMS
17 4 (0.14%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 1,045 (35.68%) Agile Software Development
2 455 (15.53%) DevOps
3 358 (12.22%) Problem-Solving
4 345 (11.78%) Software Engineering
5 337 (11.51%) Analytics
6 314 (10.72%) Computer Science
7 293 (10.00%) Scrum
8 285 (9.73%) Microservices
9 272 (9.29%) Project Management
10 229 (7.82%) ITIL
11 224 (7.65%) Full Stack Development
12 220 (7.51%) Mentoring
13 205 (7.00%) Continuous Improvement
14 200 (6.83%) Business Intelligence
15 196 (6.69%) Project Delivery
16 193 (6.59%) Test Automation
17 184 (6.28%) TDD
18 181 (6.18%) Digital Banking
19 179 (6.11%) Decision-Making
20 174 (5.94%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 466 (15.91%) SQL
2 356 (12.15%) Python
3 336 (11.47%) Java
4 321 (10.96%) JavaScript
5 287 (9.80%) C#
6 108 (3.69%) Shell Script
7 84 (2.87%) PowerShell
8 83 (2.83%) Groovy
9 57 (1.95%) Bash
10 55 (1.88%) C++
11 50 (1.71%) PHP
11 50 (1.71%) TypeScript
12 49 (1.67%) C
13 47 (1.60%) T-SQL
14 45 (1.54%) Go
15 39 (1.33%) R
16 23 (0.79%) PL/SQL
17 20 (0.68%) Ruby
18 18 (0.61%) X++
19 16 (0.55%) Perl
Qualifications
1 554 (18.91%) Degree
2 114 (3.89%) Computer Science Degree
3 92 (3.14%) Security Cleared
4 88 (3.00%) Oracle Certification
5 85 (2.90%) OCP
6 48 (1.64%) SC Cleared
7 45 (1.54%) Master's Degree
8 39 (1.33%) CISSP
9 34 (1.16%) TOGAF Certification
10 33 (1.13%) Six Sigma Green Belt
11 32 (1.09%) CISM
12 30 (1.02%) ISEB
13 27 (0.92%) ITIL Certification
14 26 (0.89%) ISTQB
14 26 (0.89%) PhD
15 24 (0.82%) Microsoft Certification
16 19 (0.65%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
17 17 (0.58%) Cisco Certification
17 17 (0.58%) DBS Check
17 17 (0.58%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 149 (5.09%) QA
2 97 (3.31%) SLA
3 83 (2.83%) GDPR
4 67 (2.29%) Data Quality
5 65 (2.22%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 39 (1.33%) PMO
7 21 (0.72%) NIST
8 18 (0.61%) Cyber Essentials
9 15 (0.51%) Accessibility
10 14 (0.48%) COBIT
10 14 (0.48%) PCI DSS
11 10 (0.34%) GRC
12 9 (0.31%) HIPAA
13 7 (0.24%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
14 5 (0.17%) ISO 22301
15 4 (0.14%) COSHH
15 4 (0.14%) NEBOSH
15 4 (0.14%) P3O
16 3 (0.10%) Actionable Recommendations
16 3 (0.10%) HMG Security Policy Framework
System Software
1 213 (7.27%) Active Directory
2 198 (6.76%) Docker
3 110 (3.76%) VMware Infrastructure
4 67 (2.29%) HDFS
5 29 (0.99%) Virtual Machines
6 14 (0.48%) Hyper-V
7 13 (0.44%) VMware ESXi
8 11 (0.38%) XenApp
9 10 (0.34%) BitLocker
10 9 (0.31%) KVM
11 8 (0.27%) Xen
11 8 (0.27%) XenDesktop
12 7 (0.24%) vSphere
13 6 (0.20%) Firmware
14 4 (0.14%) Virtual Desktop
14 4 (0.14%) Virtual Servers
15 3 (0.10%) Apache Flume
15 3 (0.10%) Apache ZooKeeper
15 3 (0.10%) Oracle RAC
16 1 (0.034%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 226 (7.72%) Ansible
2 189 (6.45%) Kubernetes
3 146 (4.98%) Terraform
4 97 (3.31%) Opscode Chef
5 81 (2.77%) SCCM
6 58 (1.98%) Puppet
7 40 (1.37%) Grafana
8 36 (1.23%) Microsoft Intune
9 34 (1.16%) Kibana
10 31 (1.06%) Prometheus
11 17 (0.58%) WebSphere Cast Iron
12 15 (0.51%) logstash
13 12 (0.41%) Single Sign-On
14 9 (0.31%) Docker Swarm
14 9 (0.31%) Graylog
14 9 (0.31%) Oracle EDQ
15 7 (0.24%) Automic
15 7 (0.24%) Fluentd
16 4 (0.14%) Active Directory Federation Services
17 3 (0.10%) CASB
Vendors
1 656 (22.40%) Microsoft
2 153 (5.22%) VMware
3 144 (4.92%) Oracle
4 137 (4.68%) Salesforce.com
5 122 (4.17%) iManage
6 81 (2.77%) Citrix
7 80 (2.73%) SAP
8 77 (2.63%) Intapp
9 75 (2.56%) Cisco
9 75 (2.56%) LexisNexis
10 68 (2.32%) ServiceNow
11 64 (2.19%) Okta
12 61 (2.08%) Aderant
13 57 (1.95%) Adobe
14 56 (1.91%) MuleSoft
15 45 (1.54%) Google
16 43 (1.47%) HP
17 33 (1.13%) Automation Anywhere
17 33 (1.13%) Xceptor
18 25 (0.85%) Splunk