Period
to 25 March 2019

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 25 March 2019 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Law
UK > England
6 months to
25 Mar 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 212 194 290
Rank change year-on-year -18 +96 -112
Permanent jobs citing Law 2,247 2,912 1,864
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 1.63% 1.78% 1.14%
As % of the General category 4.20% 4.26% 2.75%
Number of salaries quoted 1,686 2,073 1,580
England median annual salary £60,000 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +20.00% - -4.76%
10th Percentile £31,250 £30,750 £27,000
90th Percentile £88,750 £77,500 £75,000
UK median annual salary £60,000 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +20.00% - -4.76%

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 53,549 68,404 67,771
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 38.89% 41.72% 41.56%
Number of salaries quoted 41,076 54,225 54,866
England median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,990
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.76% +2.96% +1.98%
10th Percentile £31,000 £30,000 £28,750
90th Percentile £91,250 £85,000 £85,000
UK median annual salary £55,000 £50,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +8.91% +1.00% -

Law
Job Vacancy Trend in England

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

Job vacancy trend for Law in England

Law
Salary Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Law in England.

Salary trend for Law in England

Law
Salary Histogram in England

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Law in England over the 6 months to 25 March 2019.

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 25 March 2019. 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 -7 1,593 £65,000 +18.18% 101
North of England -53 251 £42,500 -5.56% 45
North West -39 212 £45,000 +14.65% 33
South East -7 183 £52,500 +23.53% 15
South West -28 106 £46,250 +15.63% 6
Midlands +3 69 £39,420 -4.44% 8
West Midlands +25 44 £36,000 -4.00% 5
East of England +80 42 £50,000 +11.11% 7
Yorkshire -8 32 £35,000 -22.22% 11
East Midlands -6 25 £49,000 -2.00% 3
North East +5 7 £69,500 +48.05% 1
Law
UK

For the 6 months to 25 March 2019, 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.

1 568 (25.28%) Legal
2 470 (20.92%) Windows
3 441 (19.63%) Agile Software Development
4 426 (18.96%) Finance
5 371 (16.51%) SQL
6 350 (15.58%) Python
7 344 (15.31%) Amazon AWS
8 343 (15.26%) Microsoft
9 338 (15.04%) DevOps
10 333 (14.82%) Java
11 324 (14.42%) Microsoft Azure
12 308 (13.71%) ITIL
13 289 (12.86%) Machine Learning
14 257 (11.44%) Big Data
14 257 (11.44%) Active Directory
15 253 (11.26%) Microsoft Office
16 238 (10.59%) Degree
17 231 (10.28%) Military
18 229 (10.19%) Apache Spark
19 227 (10.10%) Hadoop
20 217 (9.66%) Banking
21 207 (9.21%) Problem-Solving
22 201 (8.95%) Office 365
22 201 (8.95%) Software Engineering
23 198 (8.81%) Analytical Skills
24 191 (8.50%) C#
25 185 (8.23%) Google Cloud Platform
26 179 (7.97%) Windows Server
27 178 (7.92%) iManage
27 178 (7.92%) Information Security

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
1 229 (10.19%) Apache Spark
2 103 (4.58%) Apache Pig
3 69 (3.07%) SharePoint
4 64 (2.85%) MS Exchange
5 52 (2.31%) Skype for Business
6 46 (2.05%) Apache
7 31 (1.38%) Elasticsearch
8 29 (1.29%) Exchange Server 2013
9 27 (1.20%) CMS
10 20 (0.89%) Exchange Server 2010
11 16 (0.71%) Confluence
12 15 (0.67%) Tomcat
13 13 (0.58%) IIS
14 10 (0.45%) Apache Airflow
14 10 (0.45%) WebSphere
15 8 (0.36%) Sitecore CMS
16 7 (0.31%) Drupal
16 7 (0.31%) Luigi
16 7 (0.31%) OpenStack
17 6 (0.27%) Umbraco
Applications
1 253 (11.26%) Microsoft Office
2 106 (4.72%) Microsoft Excel
3 52 (2.31%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 25 (1.11%) Microsoft Project
5 9 (0.40%) Acrobat
6 8 (0.36%) MS Visio
7 7 (0.31%) Camtasia
8 4 (0.18%) Spreadsheet
9 3 (0.13%) Adobe Captivate
10 2 (0.089%) Adobe Creative Suite
10 2 (0.089%) InDesign
10 2 (0.089%) LaTeX
10 2 (0.089%) Photoshop
10 2 (0.089%) Revit
11 1 (0.045%) Adobe Illustrator
11 1 (0.045%) InVision
11 1 (0.045%) Snagit
11 1 (0.045%) S-PLUS
11 1 (0.045%) SPSS
11 1 (0.045%) Stata
Business Applications
1 29 (1.29%) Carpe Diem
2 18 (0.80%) Elite 3E
3 11 (0.49%) Dynamics CRM
4 9 (0.40%) Relativity
4 9 (0.40%) SAP ERP
5 3 (0.13%) Adobe Campaign
5 3 (0.13%) Visualfiles
6 2 (0.089%) Dynamics AX
6 2 (0.089%) Payment Gateway
6 2 (0.089%) Workday HCM
7 1 (0.045%) assyst
7 1 (0.045%) DocuMatrix
7 1 (0.045%) Remedy ITSM
7 1 (0.045%) SAP S/4HANA
7 1 (0.045%) Veritas eDiscovery
Cloud Services
1 344 (15.31%) Amazon AWS
2 324 (14.42%) Microsoft Azure
3 201 (8.95%) Office 365
4 185 (8.23%) Google Cloud Platform
5 78 (3.47%) SaaS
6 43 (1.91%) Serverless
7 40 (1.78%) AWS Lambda
8 35 (1.56%) Amazon SQS
9 29 (1.29%) Cloud Computing
10 28 (1.25%) Azure Active Directory
11 24 (1.07%) Amazon EC2
12 22 (0.98%) Mimecast
13 15 (0.67%) IaaS
14 12 (0.53%) PaaS
15 10 (0.45%) AWS CloudFormation
15 10 (0.45%) GitHub
15 10 (0.45%) npm
16 8 (0.36%) Amazon ELB
16 8 (0.36%) Amazon SageMaker
16 8 (0.36%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 116 (5.16%) Firewall
2 83 (3.69%) Internet
3 76 (3.38%) Network Security
4 62 (2.76%) LAN
5 60 (2.67%) WAN
6 58 (2.58%) Skype
7 55 (2.45%) VPN
8 48 (2.14%) DNS
9 43 (1.91%) SAN
10 39 (1.74%) DHCP
11 37 (1.65%) Intranet
12 31 (1.38%) TCP/IP
13 28 (1.25%) MPLS
14 25 (1.11%) Unified Communications
15 20 (0.89%) VoIP
16 18 (0.80%) HTTP
17 17 (0.76%) Wireless
18 16 (0.71%) Intrusion Detection
19 14 (0.62%) VLAN
20 10 (0.45%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 257 (11.44%) Big Data
2 227 (10.10%) Hadoop
3 157 (6.99%) NoSQL
4 154 (6.85%) SQL Server
5 86 (3.83%) Apache Hive
6 78 (3.47%) HBase
7 68 (3.03%) MongoDB
8 56 (2.49%) MySQL
9 53 (2.36%) PostgreSQL
10 50 (2.23%) Relational Database
10 50 (2.23%) Sqoop
11 49 (2.18%) Apache Cassandra
12 40 (1.78%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 33 (1.47%) Amazon DynamoDB
13 33 (1.47%) Amazon Redshift
13 33 (1.47%) BigQuery
13 33 (1.47%) Power BI
14 31 (1.38%) SQL Server Integration Services
15 29 (1.29%) Spotfire
16 28 (1.25%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 86 (3.83%) Selenium
2 70 (3.12%) Jenkins
3 67 (2.98%) Git (software)
4 47 (2.09%) Maven
5 43 (1.91%) TeamCity
6 34 (1.51%) Ant
6 34 (1.51%) JIRA
7 31 (1.38%) Gradle
8 27 (1.20%) JMeter
9 26 (1.16%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 25 (1.11%) Octopus Deploy
11 21 (0.93%) Cucumber
12 20 (0.89%) SoapUI
13 14 (0.62%) GitLab
13 14 (0.62%) Visual Studio
14 11 (0.49%) Eclipse
14 11 (0.49%) webpack
15 10 (0.45%) Team Foundation Server
16 7 (0.31%) JUnit
16 7 (0.31%) Subversion
General
1 568 (25.28%) Legal
2 426 (18.96%) Finance
3 231 (10.28%) Military
4 217 (9.66%) Banking
5 149 (6.63%) Investment Banking
6 76 (3.38%) Marketing
7 62 (2.76%) Retail
8 48 (2.14%) Telecoms
9 40 (1.78%) Financial Institution
10 39 (1.74%) Games
11 33 (1.47%) Back Office
12 18 (0.80%) Electronics
13 14 (0.62%) Automotive
13 14 (0.62%) Manufacturing
14 11 (0.49%) French Language
15 10 (0.45%) German Language
16 9 (0.40%) Publishing
17 8 (0.36%) Billing
18 5 (0.22%) Advertising
19 4 (0.18%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 534 (23.77%) Analyst
2 343 (15.26%) Developer
3 149 (6.63%) Service Analyst
4 132 (5.87%) Data Engineer
4 132 (5.87%) Service Desk Analyst
5 127 (5.65%) IT Analyst
6 102 (4.54%) Big Data Engineer
7 99 (4.41%) Architect
8 93 (4.14%) Senior Developer
9 91 (4.05%) Support Analyst
10 87 (3.87%) Business Analyst
11 81 (3.60%) Java Developer
12 80 (3.56%) .NET Developer
13 79 (3.52%) Project Manager
14 70 (3.12%) Hadoop Engineer
14 70 (3.12%) Python Engineer
15 66 (2.94%) Security Analyst
16 64 (2.85%) DevOps Engineer
17 63 (2.80%) Trainer
18 60 (2.67%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 172 (7.65%) .NET
2 148 (6.59%) Kafka
3 110 (4.90%) Web Services
4 86 (3.83%) HTML
5 74 (3.29%) React
6 69 (3.07%) CSS
7 68 (3.03%) REST
8 66 (2.94%) Apache NiFi
9 64 (2.85%) .NET Core
10 62 (2.76%) Node.js
11 61 (2.71%) AngularJS
12 60 (2.67%) Spring
13 57 (2.54%) SOAP
14 44 (1.96%) ASP.NET
15 41 (1.82%) RESTful
16 39 (1.74%) .NET Framework
17 38 (1.69%) Spark Streaming
17 38 (1.69%) XML
18 35 (1.56%) jQuery
19 31 (1.38%) ASP.NET Web API
Miscellaneous
1 198 (8.81%) Analytical Skills
2 124 (5.52%) Management Information System
3 80 (3.56%) Greenfield Project
4 61 (2.71%) User Experience
5 59 (2.63%) Mobile App
6 57 (2.54%) Algorithms
7 55 (2.45%) Self-Motivation
8 45 (2.00%) Data Centre
9 40 (1.78%) Smartphone
10 39 (1.74%) Fintech
11 37 (1.65%) e-Learning
12 34 (1.51%) Data Structures
13 30 (1.34%) Hybrid Cloud
14 27 (1.20%) Hedge funds
15 25 (1.11%) Blackberry
16 23 (1.02%) iPhone
16 23 (1.02%) Social Media
17 15 (0.67%) Video Conferencing
18 14 (0.62%) Blog
19 13 (0.58%) Enterprise Storage
Operating Systems
1 470 (20.92%) Windows
2 179 (7.97%) Windows Server
3 163 (7.25%) Linux
4 151 (6.72%) Windows 10
5 116 (5.16%) Windows 7
6 78 (3.47%) Unix
7 52 (2.31%) Windows Server 2008
8 51 (2.27%) Android
9 50 (2.23%) Windows Server 2012
10 28 (1.25%) Apple iOS
11 17 (0.76%) Ubuntu
12 16 (0.71%) CentOS
12 16 (0.71%) Debian
13 12 (0.53%) Windows 8
14 10 (0.45%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 7 (0.31%) Windows XP
16 6 (0.27%) Windows Server 2003
17 5 (0.22%) Mac OS X
18 2 (0.089%) Kali Linux
18 2 (0.089%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 441 (19.63%) Agile Software Development
2 338 (15.04%) DevOps
3 308 (13.71%) ITIL
4 289 (12.86%) Machine Learning
5 207 (9.21%) Problem-Solving
6 201 (8.95%) Software Engineering
7 178 (7.92%) Information Security
8 174 (7.74%) Scrum
9 161 (7.17%) Risk Management
10 155 (6.90%) Project Management
11 152 (6.76%) Artificial Intelligence
12 135 (6.01%) Microservices
13 134 (5.96%) Business Intelligence
14 133 (5.92%) Wealth Management
15 132 (5.87%) Data Protection
16 129 (5.74%) Test Automation
17 122 (5.43%) Data Science
18 113 (5.03%) Analytics
19 108 (4.81%) E-Commerce
20 106 (4.72%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 371 (16.51%) SQL
2 350 (15.58%) Python
3 333 (14.82%) Java
4 191 (8.50%) C#
5 156 (6.94%) JavaScript
6 149 (6.63%) Scala
7 64 (2.85%) PowerShell
8 60 (2.67%) PHP
9 47 (2.09%) C
9 47 (2.09%) Perl
10 44 (1.96%) C++
10 44 (1.96%) Groovy
11 31 (1.38%) T-SQL
12 26 (1.16%) Bash Shell
13 25 (1.11%) VBA
14 23 (1.02%) Ruby
15 21 (0.93%) R
16 20 (0.89%) Java 8
16 20 (0.89%) PL/SQL
16 20 (0.89%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 238 (10.59%) Degree
2 117 (5.21%) Security Cleared
3 92 (4.09%) SC Cleared
4 76 (3.38%) Cisco Certification
5 64 (2.85%) CCNP
6 46 (2.05%) Computer Science Degree
7 45 (2.00%) DV Cleared
8 44 (1.96%) CCNA
8 44 (1.96%) Microsoft Certification
9 40 (1.78%) ISEB
10 39 (1.74%) CISSP
11 36 (1.60%) MOS
12 35 (1.56%) CISM
13 31 (1.38%) MCSE
14 30 (1.34%) CCIE
14 30 (1.34%) CEH
15 29 (1.29%) GIAC
16 28 (1.25%) GSEC
17 27 (1.20%) CISA
17 27 (1.20%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 158 (7.03%) QA
2 129 (5.74%) GDPR
3 78 (3.47%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 67 (2.98%) SLA
5 43 (1.91%) PMO
6 30 (1.34%) Cyber Essentials
7 15 (0.67%) PCI DSS
7 15 (0.67%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 14 (0.62%) HIPAA
9 9 (0.40%) Basel II
10 8 (0.36%) COBIT
11 6 (0.27%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
11 6 (0.27%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
12 4 (0.18%) Disclosure Scotland
12 4 (0.18%) NIST 800
13 3 (0.13%) Data Quality
14 2 (0.089%) DO-178B
14 2 (0.089%) ISO 22301
14 2 (0.089%) ISO 9001
14 2 (0.089%) P3O
System Software
1 257 (11.44%) Active Directory
2 162 (7.21%) Docker
3 54 (2.40%) Apache ZooKeeper
4 35 (1.56%) Hyper-V
5 28 (1.25%) VMware Infrastructure
6 18 (0.80%) XenApp
7 10 (0.45%) vSphere
8 8 (0.36%) Virtual Servers
8 8 (0.36%) VMware ESXi
9 6 (0.27%) Squid
10 5 (0.22%) Lustre
10 5 (0.22%) Terminal Services
10 5 (0.22%) Virtual Machines
11 4 (0.18%) Firmware
12 3 (0.13%) HDFS
12 3 (0.13%) Microsoft Virtual Server
12 3 (0.13%) Snort
12 3 (0.13%) Terminal Server
13 2 (0.089%) Virtual Desktop
13 2 (0.089%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 118 (5.25%) Kubernetes
2 65 (2.89%) SCCM
3 64 (2.85%) Ansible
4 52 (2.31%) Terraform
5 48 (2.14%) Oozie
6 29 (1.29%) Puppet
7 28 (1.25%) Opscode Chef
8 26 (1.16%) Nagios
9 15 (0.67%) Mesos
10 14 (0.62%) Ambari
11 11 (0.49%) EnCase
12 9 (0.40%) SCOM
12 9 (0.40%) Single Sign-On
13 6 (0.27%) FTK
14 5 (0.22%) HP ALM
14 5 (0.22%) WSUS
15 4 (0.18%) BladeLogic
15 4 (0.18%) Kibana
15 4 (0.18%) Sysdig
16 3 (0.13%) AirWatch
Vendors
1 343 (15.26%) Microsoft
2 178 (7.92%) iManage
3 118 (5.25%) Citrix
4 93 (4.14%) Cisco
5 92 (4.09%) Cloudera
5 92 (4.09%) Google
6 80 (3.56%) Sony
7 70 (3.12%) VMware
8 58 (2.58%) CheckPoint
9 45 (2.00%) IBM
10 42 (1.87%) Oracle
11 40 (1.78%) SAP
12 37 (1.65%) Intapp
13 35 (1.56%) Aderant
14 25 (1.11%) Tableau
15 22 (0.98%) Salesforce.com
16 21 (0.93%) Adobe
17 20 (0.89%) HP
18 17 (0.76%) Apple
18 17 (0.76%) Sitecore