Period
to 17 October 2021

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 October 2021 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Law
UK > England
6 months to
17 Oct 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 126 142 218
Rank change year-on-year +16 +76 +4
Permanent jobs citing Law 3,008 1,021 1,996
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in England 2.75% 2.32% 1.57%
As % of the General category 4.71% 4.55% 2.84%
Number of salaries quoted 1,716 846 1,479
10th Percentile £30,750 £32,500 £28,700
25th Percentile £40,250 £37,500 £38,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £55,000 £50,000 £55,000
Median % change year-on-year +10.00% -9.09% +3.77%
75th Percentile £70,000 £68,750 £71,250
90th Percentile £87,500 £81,875 £83,750
UK median annual salary £55,000 £50,000 £54,000
% change year-on-year +10.00% -7.41% +2.21%

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 63,836 22,455 70,342
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 58.31% 51.01% 55.46%
Number of salaries quoted 39,754 18,261 54,382
10th Percentile £31,250 £32,500 £28,500
25th Percentile £42,500 £42,000 £37,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £57,500 £57,500 £53,638
Median % change year-on-year - +7.20% +3.15%
75th Percentile £78,750 £77,500 £72,500
90th Percentile £97,500 £97,500 £90,000
UK median annual salary £57,500 £55,029 £52,500
% change year-on-year +4.49% +4.82% +5.00%

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 October 2021.

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 October 2021. 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 -42 1,077 £62,500 +4.17% 161
South East +152 615 £55,000 +7.32% 39
North of England +6 548 £47,500 - 93
Midlands -8 409 £47,500 +5.56% 50
North West +2 376 £48,000 -4.00% 52
East Midlands +8 222 £45,000 +12.50% 24
East of England +5 215 £47,500 -7.32% 21
West Midlands -32 185 £50,000 - 25
Yorkshire -7 155 £46,250 +15.63% 35
South West -14 119 £50,000 +5.26% 17
North East -17 17 £55,000 - 6
Law
UK

For the 6 months to 17 October 2021, 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 1,112 (36.97%) Agile Software Development
2 944 (31.38%) Finance
3 774 (25.73%) Social Skills
4 732 (24.34%) Degree
5 695 (23.11%) Microsoft
6 610 (20.28%) AWS
7 602 (20.01%) Azure
8 578 (19.22%) Legal
9 565 (18.78%) DevOps
10 543 (18.05%) Software Engineering
11 538 (17.89%) Inclusion and Diversity
12 514 (17.09%) Java
13 493 (16.39%) Computer Science
14 481 (15.99%) Python
15 465 (15.46%) SQL
16 458 (15.23%) Banking
17 418 (13.90%) Linux
18 399 (13.26%) Full Stack Development
19 395 (13.13%) AngularJS
20 387 (12.87%) Ansible
21 382 (12.70%) Microservices
22 366 (12.17%) React
23 359 (11.93%) Digital Banking
24 357 (11.87%) Scrum
25 356 (11.84%) Node.js
26 353 (11.74%) Git (software)
27 342 (11.37%) JavaScript
28 339 (11.27%) Problem-Solving
29 338 (11.24%) Jenkins
30 335 (11.14%) Spring

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
1 258 (8.58%) Apache Spark
2 212 (7.05%) GemFire
3 201 (6.68%) Apache
4 93 (3.09%) SharePoint
5 86 (2.86%) Elasticsearch
6 85 (2.83%) Cloud Foundry
7 38 (1.26%) MS Exchange
8 33 (1.10%) Appian
9 25 (0.83%) CMS
10 17 (0.57%) Confluence
11 15 (0.50%) IIS
12 14 (0.47%) BizTalk Server
13 12 (0.40%) WebSphere
14 11 (0.37%) JBoss
15 10 (0.33%) Ethereum
15 10 (0.33%) Hyperledger
15 10 (0.33%) Tomcat
16 9 (0.30%) Adobe Experience Manager
16 9 (0.30%) Drupal
16 9 (0.30%) nginx
Applications
1 185 (6.15%) Microsoft Office
2 129 (4.29%) Microsoft Excel
3 57 (1.89%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 40 (1.33%) MS Visio
5 19 (0.63%) Microsoft Project
6 9 (0.30%) Spreadsheet
7 7 (0.23%) Figma
8 6 (0.20%) Chatbot
9 3 (0.100%) Camtasia
9 3 (0.100%) Photoshop
10 2 (0.066%) Acrobat
10 2 (0.066%) Sketch
11 1 (0.033%) Adobe Captivate
11 1 (0.033%) InDesign
11 1 (0.033%) InVision
11 1 (0.033%) Simulink
11 1 (0.033%) SketchUp
11 1 (0.033%) Snagit
11 1 (0.033%) Zeplin
Business Applications
1 114 (3.79%) Dynamics AX
2 38 (1.26%) Dynamics CRM
3 30 (1.00%) Oracle ERP
4 29 (0.96%) Elite 3E
5 21 (0.70%) SAP HR
6 15 (0.50%) Distributed Ledger
7 12 (0.40%) SAP ERP
8 11 (0.37%) Oracle EBS
8 11 (0.37%) Remedy ITSM
9 10 (0.33%) R3 Corda
9 10 (0.33%) Visualfiles
10 9 (0.30%) Magento
11 8 (0.27%) Dynamics NAV
11 8 (0.27%) Oracle EBS R12
11 8 (0.27%) Oracle Payables
12 7 (0.23%) Oracle Assets
12 7 (0.23%) Oracle Cash Management
12 7 (0.23%) Oracle Receivables
13 6 (0.20%) Oracle General Ledger
13 6 (0.20%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
Cloud Services
1 610 (20.28%) AWS
2 602 (20.01%) Azure
3 279 (9.28%) GitHub
4 257 (8.54%) Microsoft 365
5 214 (7.11%) GCP
6 188 (6.25%) Power Platform
7 187 (6.22%) Dynamics 365
8 179 (5.95%) Amazon Kinesis
9 147 (4.89%) SaaS
10 75 (2.49%) PaaS
11 59 (1.96%) Amazon EC2
12 54 (1.80%) Amazon S3
12 54 (1.80%) Power Automate
13 43 (1.43%) Serverless
14 42 (1.40%) Azure Active Directory
14 42 (1.40%) OpenShift
15 38 (1.26%) PowerApps
16 36 (1.20%) Amazon SQS
17 34 (1.13%) IaaS
18 33 (1.10%) AWS CloudFormation
Communications & Networking
1 77 (2.56%) Firewall
1 77 (2.56%) VPN
2 67 (2.23%) DNS
3 65 (2.16%) DHCP
4 53 (1.76%) WAN
5 49 (1.63%) TCP/IP
6 47 (1.56%) HTTP
7 46 (1.53%) LAN
8 33 (1.10%) Network Security
9 30 (1.00%) Calico
10 27 (0.90%) Internet
10 27 (0.90%) Intranet
11 24 (0.80%) Wireless
12 23 (0.76%) Skype
13 22 (0.73%) VoIP
14 21 (0.70%) SAN
14 21 (0.70%) SD-WAN
15 19 (0.63%) Extranet
16 17 (0.57%) BGP
16 17 (0.57%) WebEx
Database & Business Intelligence
1 279 (9.28%) Relational Database
2 249 (8.28%) PostgreSQL
3 231 (7.68%) HBase
4 222 (7.38%) MariaDB
4 222 (7.38%) NoSQL
5 218 (7.25%) Big Data
6 207 (6.88%) Redis
7 169 (5.62%) SQL Server
8 114 (3.79%) Power BI
9 100 (3.32%) Data Warehouse
10 91 (3.03%) MySQL
11 90 (2.99%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 75 (2.49%) Hadoop
13 68 (2.26%) SQL Server Integration Services
14 63 (2.09%) Amazon DynamoDB
15 60 (1.99%) MongoDB
16 51 (1.70%) Tableau
17 34 (1.13%) Data Lake
18 28 (0.93%) Metadata
19 26 (0.86%) Blockchain
Development Applications
1 353 (11.74%) Git (software)
2 338 (11.24%) Jenkins
3 246 (8.18%) Cucumber
4 233 (7.75%) Protractor
5 231 (7.68%) Cypress.io
6 218 (7.25%) Sonatype Nexus
7 210 (6.98%) Gradle
8 203 (6.75%) Storybook
9 185 (6.15%) JUnit
10 180 (5.98%) Eclipse
11 179 (5.95%) IntelliJ
12 172 (5.72%) Mockito
13 133 (4.42%) Artifactory
14 86 (2.86%) SonarQube
15 85 (2.83%) JIRA
16 84 (2.79%) Selenium
17 56 (1.86%) Visual Studio
18 44 (1.46%) Bitbucket
19 43 (1.43%) GitLab
20 36 (1.20%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 944 (31.38%) Finance
2 774 (25.73%) Social Skills
3 578 (19.22%) Legal
4 538 (17.89%) Inclusion and Diversity
5 458 (15.23%) Banking
6 323 (10.74%) Analytical Skills
7 183 (6.08%) Marketing
8 166 (5.52%) Presentation Skills
9 110 (3.66%) Retail
10 96 (3.19%) Organisational Skills
11 89 (2.96%) Influencing Skills
12 77 (2.56%) Public Sector
13 70 (2.33%) Manufacturing
14 67 (2.23%) Pharmaceutical
15 64 (2.13%) Games
16 41 (1.36%) General Ledger
17 39 (1.30%) Advertising
18 38 (1.26%) Telecoms
19 37 (1.23%) Spanish Language
20 27 (0.90%) Military
Job Titles
1 456 (15.16%) Developer
2 414 (13.76%) Analyst
3 310 (10.31%) Software Engineer
4 244 (8.11%) Consultant
5 217 (7.21%) Architect
6 156 (5.19%) Principal Engineer
7 131 (4.36%) Principal Software Engineer
8 98 (3.26%) Software Developer
9 90 (2.99%) IT Analyst
10 89 (2.96%) Business Analyst
10 89 (2.96%) Project Manager
11 86 (2.86%) Support Analyst
12 76 (2.53%) Senior Software Engineer
13 69 (2.29%) Lead Software Engineer
13 69 (2.29%) Senior Developer
14 68 (2.26%) IT Manager
14 68 (2.26%) Lead Developer
15 67 (2.23%) Full Stack Developer
15 67 (2.23%) IT Support
16 65 (2.16%) DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 395 (13.13%) AngularJS
2 366 (12.17%) React
3 356 (11.84%) Node.js
4 335 (11.14%) Spring
5 334 (11.10%) CSS
6 299 (9.94%) Kafka
7 266 (8.84%) .NET
8 246 (8.18%) JSON
9 244 (8.11%) RESTful
10 227 (7.55%) Redux
11 222 (7.38%) Twitter Bootstrap
12 216 (7.18%) RabbitMQ
13 211 (7.01%) Express
14 209 (6.95%) Web Services
15 203 (6.75%) Tailwind CSS
16 202 (6.72%) WireMock
17 197 (6.55%) Play Framework
18 179 (5.95%) Spark Streaming
19 165 (5.49%) REST
20 147 (4.89%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 281 (9.34%) User Experience
2 208 (6.91%) Linux Command Line
3 206 (6.85%) Management Information System
4 180 (5.98%) Self-Motivation
5 114 (3.79%) Life Science
6 76 (2.53%) Algorithms
7 68 (2.26%) Data Structures
8 62 (2.06%) Mobile App
9 46 (1.53%) Virtual Team
10 44 (1.46%) Robotics
11 40 (1.33%) Social Media
12 39 (1.30%) Public Cloud
13 37 (1.23%) Data Centre
14 35 (1.16%) Enterprise Software
15 29 (0.96%) Driving Licence
15 29 (0.96%) Legacy Systems
16 24 (0.80%) Cloud Native
16 24 (0.80%) Hybrid Cloud
17 23 (0.76%) Video Conferencing
18 22 (0.73%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 418 (13.90%) Linux
2 304 (10.11%) Windows
3 273 (9.08%) Unix
4 164 (5.45%) Windows 10
5 95 (3.16%) Windows Server
6 33 (1.10%) Windows Server 2016
7 28 (0.93%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 23 (0.76%) Windows 7
8 23 (0.76%) Windows Server 2019
9 21 (0.70%) Android
10 19 (0.63%) Apple iOS
11 18 (0.60%) Mac OS
11 18 (0.60%) Windows Server 2012
12 15 (0.50%) Windows 8
13 13 (0.43%) Fedora
14 9 (0.30%) CentOS
14 9 (0.30%) Mesosphere
15 7 (0.23%) Ubuntu
16 5 (0.17%) CoreOS
16 5 (0.17%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 1,112 (36.97%) Agile Software Development
2 565 (18.78%) DevOps
3 543 (18.05%) Software Engineering
4 493 (16.39%) Computer Science
5 399 (13.26%) Full Stack Development
6 382 (12.70%) Microservices
7 359 (11.93%) Digital Banking
8 357 (11.87%) Scrum
9 339 (11.27%) Problem-Solving
10 331 (11.00%) Analytics
11 261 (8.68%) Business Continuity
12 249 (8.28%) Project Management
13 232 (7.71%) TDD
14 212 (7.05%) Cross-Browser Testing
14 212 (7.05%) Validation
15 202 (6.72%) Mentoring
16 201 (6.68%) ITIL
17 199 (6.62%) Business Intelligence
18 192 (6.38%) Software Testing
19 189 (6.28%) High Availability
Programming Languages
1 514 (17.09%) Java
2 481 (15.99%) Python
3 465 (15.46%) SQL
4 342 (11.37%) JavaScript
5 278 (9.24%) C#
6 238 (7.91%) Shell Script
7 207 (6.88%) Groovy
8 96 (3.19%) C
9 87 (2.89%) PowerShell
10 85 (2.83%) Bash Shell
11 78 (2.59%) TypeScript
12 64 (2.13%) C++
13 60 (1.99%) Go
14 53 (1.76%) T-SQL
15 45 (1.50%) PHP
16 29 (0.96%) Ruby
17 26 (0.86%) Perl
17 26 (0.86%) X++
18 23 (0.76%) R
19 13 (0.43%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 732 (24.34%) Degree
2 209 (6.95%) Oracle Certification
3 206 (6.85%) OCP
4 113 (3.76%) Computer Science Degree
5 102 (3.39%) Security Cleared
6 67 (2.23%) Master's Degree
7 48 (1.60%) SC Cleared
8 36 (1.20%) CISSP
9 33 (1.10%) CISM
9 33 (1.10%) ITIL Certification
9 33 (1.10%) Six Sigma Green Belt
10 32 (1.06%) ISEB
11 30 (1.00%) PhD
12 29 (0.96%) Cisco Certification
13 26 (0.86%) Microsoft Certification
14 24 (0.80%) CIPD
15 23 (0.76%) CCNA
16 17 (0.57%) DV Cleared
16 17 (0.57%) PMP
17 16 (0.53%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 167 (5.55%) QA
2 108 (3.59%) SLA
3 70 (2.33%) Data Quality
3 70 (2.33%) GDPR
4 68 (2.26%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 63 (2.09%) PMO
6 23 (0.76%) NIST
7 19 (0.63%) Cyber Essentials
8 18 (0.60%) Accessibility
8 18 (0.60%) PCI DSS
9 9 (0.30%) COBIT
10 8 (0.27%) GRC
11 5 (0.17%) COSHH
11 5 (0.17%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
11 5 (0.17%) ISO 22301
11 5 (0.17%) NEBOSH
11 5 (0.17%) PMBOK
12 4 (0.13%) NCSC
13 3 (0.100%) ISO/IEC 20000
14 2 (0.066%) GMP
System Software
1 215 (7.15%) Active Directory
2 206 (6.85%) Docker
3 183 (6.08%) HDFS
4 165 (5.49%) VMware Infrastructure
5 44 (1.46%) Virtual Machines
6 18 (0.60%) Hyper-V
7 11 (0.37%) XenApp
8 10 (0.33%) BitLocker
9 8 (0.27%) Firmware
9 8 (0.27%) vSphere
10 7 (0.23%) Apache ZooKeeper
10 7 (0.23%) VMware ESXi
11 6 (0.20%) Virtual Servers
11 6 (0.20%) XenDesktop
12 3 (0.100%) Apache Flume
12 3 (0.100%) DFS Replication
12 3 (0.100%) Oracle RAC
12 3 (0.100%) Virtual Desktop
13 2 (0.066%) KVM
13 2 (0.066%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 387 (12.87%) Ansible
2 194 (6.45%) Kubernetes
3 175 (5.82%) Terraform
4 149 (4.95%) Opscode Chef
5 69 (2.29%) Puppet
6 67 (2.23%) SCCM
7 41 (1.36%) Microsoft Intune
8 40 (1.33%) Kibana
9 34 (1.13%) Grafana
10 14 (0.47%) Single Sign-On
11 13 (0.43%) Oracle EDQ
11 13 (0.43%) Prometheus
12 9 (0.30%) Automic
12 9 (0.30%) logstash
13 8 (0.27%) WebSphere Cast Iron
14 4 (0.13%) Cisco CUCM
14 4 (0.13%) Hadoop YARN
14 4 (0.13%) WSUS
15 3 (0.100%) Jamf Pro
15 3 (0.100%) SCOM
Vendors
1 695 (23.11%) Microsoft
2 261 (8.68%) VMware
3 204 (6.78%) Okta
4 193 (6.42%) Oracle
5 107 (3.56%) iManage
6 96 (3.19%) Salesforce.com
7 90 (2.99%) SAP
8 81 (2.69%) Citrix
9 70 (2.33%) Cisco
10 65 (2.16%) Intapp
11 57 (1.89%) Google
11 57 (1.89%) ServiceNow
12 51 (1.70%) LexisNexis
13 49 (1.63%) Aderant
14 43 (1.43%) MuleSoft
15 36 (1.20%) HP
15 36 (1.20%) Instagram
16 33 (1.10%) Automation Anywhere
17 32 (1.06%) Xceptor
18 28 (0.93%) Adobe