Period
to 29 March 2020

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 29 March 2020 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Law
UK > England
6 months to
29 Mar 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 177 209 197
Rank change year-on-year +32 -12 +91
Permanent jobs citing Law 2,091 2,266 2,922
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in England 1.91% 1.64% 1.77%
As % of the General category 4.73% 4.01% 4.09%
Number of salaries quoted 1,825 1,741 2,119
Median annual salary £52,500 £60,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -12.50% +20.00% -
10th Percentile £29,700 £31,250 £30,750
90th Percentile £80,850 £90,000 £77,500
UK median annual salary £50,000 £60,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year -16.67% +20.00% -

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 44,218 56,514 71,391
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 40.39% 40.80% 43.30%
Number of salaries quoted 33,823 43,248 56,377
Median annual salary £57,500 £55,000 £51,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.55% +7.84% +2.00%
10th Percentile £31,500 £31,000 £30,000
90th Percentile £95,000 £90,025 £85,000
UK median annual salary £56,500 £55,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +2.73% +10.00% -

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 29 March 2020.

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 29 March 2020. 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 -2 1,215 £60,000 -7.69% 147
North of England +103 347 £50,000 +17.65% 57
North West +76 265 £50,000 +8.11% 35
Midlands +147 178 £45,000 +14.16% 35
South East +46 172 £50,000 -4.76% 21
South West +64 133 £50,000 +5.26% 28
East Midlands +99 105 £45,000 +12.50% 21
East of England +96 82 £50,000 - 19
Yorkshire +92 77 £47,500 +31.03% 21
West Midlands +77 73 £48,250 +34.03% 13
North East +7 5 £33,000 -52.52% 1
Law
UK

For the 6 months to 29 March 2020, 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.

1 624 (29.84%) Legal
2 452 (21.62%) Microsoft
3 397 (18.99%) Agile Software Development
4 396 (18.94%) SQL
5 387 (18.51%) Windows
6 357 (17.07%) Finance
7 292 (13.96%) Azure
8 252 (12.05%) C#
9 234 (11.19%) Degree
10 230 (11.00%) JavaScript
11 211 (10.09%) Active Directory
12 210 (10.04%) .NET
13 207 (9.90%) SQL Server
14 202 (9.66%) Office 365
15 200 (9.56%) AWS
16 189 (9.04%) ITIL
17 186 (8.90%) Problem-Solving
18 183 (8.75%) Microsoft Office
19 181 (8.66%) Information Security
20 179 (8.56%) Java
21 171 (8.18%) Python
22 167 (7.99%) DevOps
23 155 (7.41%) Cybersecurity
23 155 (7.41%) Software Engineering
24 147 (7.03%) Analytical Skills
25 143 (6.84%) Windows Server
26 139 (6.65%) Analytics
26 139 (6.65%) Project Management
27 135 (6.46%) Business Intelligence
28 134 (6.41%) SQL Server Reporting Services

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 90 (4.30%) SharePoint
2 69 (3.30%) IIS
3 63 (3.01%) MS Exchange
4 40 (1.91%) Skype for Business
5 29 (1.39%) Elasticsearch
6 18 (0.86%) Exchange Server 2010
7 12 (0.57%) SharePoint Server
8 11 (0.53%) CMS
9 6 (0.29%) Jupyter
10 5 (0.24%) Apache
10 5 (0.24%) WordPress
11 4 (0.19%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
11 4 (0.19%) OpenStack
11 4 (0.19%) Tomcat
12 3 (0.14%) Apache Solr
12 3 (0.14%) Exchange Server 2013
12 3 (0.14%) Oracle SOA Suite
13 2 (0.096%) BizTalk Server
13 2 (0.096%) Confluence
13 2 (0.096%) EPiServer
Applications
1 183 (8.75%) Microsoft Office
2 92 (4.40%) Microsoft Excel
3 57 (2.73%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 24 (1.15%) MS Visio
5 21 (1.00%) InfoPath
6 15 (0.72%) Microsoft Project
7 4 (0.19%) Camtasia
8 3 (0.14%) Adobe Captivate
8 3 (0.14%) Adobe Creative Suite
8 3 (0.14%) Photoshop
9 2 (0.096%) Sketch
10 1 (0.048%) Acrobat
10 1 (0.048%) Adobe After Effects
10 1 (0.048%) Adobe Illustrator
10 1 (0.048%) Figma
10 1 (0.048%) Final Cut Pro
10 1 (0.048%) Simulink
10 1 (0.048%) Spreadsheet
10 1 (0.048%) SPSS
10 1 (0.048%) Stata
Business Applications
1 46 (2.20%) Dynamics CRM
2 41 (1.96%) Dynamics AX
3 40 (1.91%) Elite 3E
4 23 (1.10%) Oracle ERP
5 15 (0.72%) Oracle EBS
6 12 (0.57%) Dynamics NAV
7 11 (0.53%) Oracle General Ledger
7 11 (0.53%) Oracle Payables
7 11 (0.53%) Oracle Receivables
8 10 (0.48%) Carpe Diem
8 10 (0.48%) Oracle Assets
8 10 (0.48%) Oracle Cash Management
9 9 (0.43%) Workday HCM
10 8 (0.38%) Payment Gateway
11 7 (0.33%) Oracle Financials
11 7 (0.33%) Relativity
12 6 (0.29%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
13 5 (0.24%) DocuMatrix
13 5 (0.24%) Oracle EBS R12
14 4 (0.19%) Oracle iProcurement
Cloud Services
1 292 (13.96%) Azure
2 202 (9.66%) Office 365
3 200 (9.56%) AWS
4 121 (5.79%) SaaS
5 79 (3.78%) Power Platform
6 55 (2.63%) GCP
7 46 (2.20%) Serverless
8 45 (2.15%) PaaS
9 44 (2.10%) Dynamics 365
10 36 (1.72%) Mimecast
11 33 (1.58%) AWS Lambda
12 26 (1.24%) IaaS
13 23 (1.10%) GitHub
14 16 (0.77%) Amazon S3
15 13 (0.62%) Azure Active Directory
16 12 (0.57%) Amazon ECS
17 11 (0.53%) Amazon CloudWatch
17 11 (0.53%) Amazon Kinesis
18 9 (0.43%) Amazon EC2
18 9 (0.43%) AWS CloudTrail
Communications & Networking
1 122 (5.83%) Firewall
2 109 (5.21%) DNS
3 75 (3.59%) DHCP
4 70 (3.35%) TCP/IP
5 69 (3.30%) LAN
6 65 (3.11%) WAN
7 63 (3.01%) Network Security
8 61 (2.92%) VPN
9 60 (2.87%) Internet
10 52 (2.49%) Wireless
11 37 (1.77%) Skype
12 35 (1.67%) VoIP
13 29 (1.39%) Intranet
14 22 (1.05%) SAN
15 21 (1.00%) EIGRP
16 20 (0.96%) NetScaler
17 19 (0.91%) VLAN
17 19 (0.91%) Wi-Fi
18 17 (0.81%) BGP
19 16 (0.77%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 207 (9.90%) SQL Server
2 134 (6.41%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 101 (4.83%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 79 (3.78%) Power BI
5 57 (2.73%) Big Data
6 36 (1.72%) Data Warehouse
6 36 (1.72%) PostgreSQL
7 27 (1.29%) Relational Database
8 23 (1.10%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 21 (1.00%) SQL Server 2012
10 18 (0.86%) Amazon DynamoDB
11 17 (0.81%) GIS
12 15 (0.72%) MySQL
13 13 (0.62%) Data Mining
13 13 (0.62%) NoSQL
14 11 (0.53%) Amazon Athena
14 11 (0.53%) SQL Server 2008
14 11 (0.53%) SQL Server 2014
15 10 (0.48%) EDRMS
15 10 (0.48%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 47 (2.25%) Git (software)
1 47 (2.25%) Visual Studio
2 32 (1.53%) Jenkins
3 26 (1.24%) JIRA
3 26 (1.24%) Team Foundation Server
4 15 (0.72%) Selenium
5 11 (0.53%) GitLab
6 9 (0.43%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
7 7 (0.33%) Cypress.io
8 6 (0.29%) CircleCI
8 6 (0.29%) Cucumber
9 5 (0.24%) JMeter
9 5 (0.24%) PhantomJS
9 5 (0.24%) PhpStorm
10 4 (0.19%) Bitbucket
10 4 (0.19%) MSI
10 4 (0.19%) Postman
10 4 (0.19%) RequisitePro
10 4 (0.19%) SoapUI
10 4 (0.19%) Subversion
General
1 624 (29.84%) Legal
2 357 (17.07%) Finance
3 89 (4.26%) Banking
4 84 (4.02%) Marketing
5 56 (2.68%) Retail
6 52 (2.49%) Police
7 42 (2.01%) Games
8 33 (1.58%) Local Government
9 32 (1.53%) Financial Institution
10 29 (1.39%) Telecoms
11 26 (1.24%) Manufacturing
12 21 (1.00%) Advertising
13 18 (0.86%) Back Office
14 17 (0.81%) Electronics
14 17 (0.81%) Public Sector
15 16 (0.77%) General Ledger
15 16 (0.77%) Military
16 9 (0.43%) International Banking
17 8 (0.38%) Billing
17 8 (0.38%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 423 (20.23%) Developer
2 394 (18.84%) Analyst
3 145 (6.93%) Consultant
4 99 (4.73%) Senior Developer
5 93 (4.45%) Support Analyst
6 86 (4.11%) IT Analyst
7 72 (3.44%) Software Engineer
8 70 (3.35%) Project Manager
9 67 (3.20%) Service Analyst
10 66 (3.16%) Infrastructure Engineer
11 65 (3.11%) Support Engineer
12 62 (2.97%) IT Support
13 61 (2.92%) .NET Developer
14 58 (2.77%) Business Analyst
14 58 (2.77%) IT Manager
14 58 (2.77%) Service Desk Analyst
15 56 (2.68%) Applications Support
15 56 (2.68%) Software Developer
16 49 (2.34%) Architect
16 49 (2.34%) Security Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 210 (10.04%) .NET
2 104 (4.97%) Node.js
3 88 (4.21%) CSS
3 88 (4.21%) HTML
4 86 (4.11%) Web Services
5 84 (4.02%) AngularJS
6 76 (3.63%) ASP.NET
7 67 (3.20%) .NET Framework
8 61 (2.92%) React
9 57 (2.73%) REST
10 39 (1.87%) XML
11 38 (1.82%) .NET Core
12 33 (1.58%) ASP.NET Web API
13 32 (1.53%) Natural Language Processing
13 32 (1.53%) SOAP
14 27 (1.29%) JSON
15 25 (1.20%) ASP.NET MVC
15 25 (1.20%) HTML5
16 21 (1.00%) Spring
17 20 (0.96%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 147 (7.03%) Analytical Skills
2 117 (5.60%) Management Information System
3 59 (2.82%) Greenfield Project
4 54 (2.58%) Data Centre
5 52 (2.49%) Self-Motivation
6 51 (2.44%) User Experience
7 42 (2.01%) Mobile App
8 40 (1.91%) Video Conferencing
9 37 (1.77%) Enterprise Software
10 36 (1.72%) Data Structures
11 27 (1.29%) Social Media
12 22 (1.05%) iPhone
13 21 (1.00%) Blackberry
13 21 (1.00%) Public Cloud
14 20 (0.96%) Private Cloud
15 17 (0.81%) Algorithms
16 16 (0.77%) Cloud Native
16 16 (0.77%) Cyber Defence
17 14 (0.67%) Replication
18 13 (0.62%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 387 (18.51%) Windows
2 143 (6.84%) Windows Server
3 114 (5.45%) Windows 10
4 88 (4.21%) Linux
5 53 (2.53%) Windows Server 2012
6 45 (2.15%) Android
7 43 (2.06%) Windows Server 2016
8 42 (2.01%) Windows 7
9 30 (1.43%) Apple iOS
10 28 (1.34%) Unix
11 15 (0.72%) Windows Server 2019
12 11 (0.53%) Windows Server 2008
13 7 (0.33%) Mac OS
13 7 (0.33%) Windows Vista
14 6 (0.29%) Ubuntu
15 3 (0.14%) CentOS
15 3 (0.14%) Windows 8
15 3 (0.14%) Windows Phone
16 2 (0.096%) Data ONTAP
16 2 (0.096%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 397 (18.99%) Agile Software Development
2 189 (9.04%) ITIL
3 186 (8.90%) Problem-Solving
4 181 (8.66%) Information Security
5 167 (7.99%) DevOps
6 155 (7.41%) Cybersecurity
6 155 (7.41%) Software Engineering
7 139 (6.65%) Analytics
7 139 (6.65%) Project Management
8 135 (6.46%) Business Intelligence
9 114 (5.45%) Scrum
10 111 (5.31%) Stakeholder Management
11 105 (5.02%) Mentoring
12 101 (4.83%) Change Management
13 100 (4.78%) CRM
14 95 (4.54%) Computer Science
14 95 (4.54%) Machine Learning
15 94 (4.50%) Continuous Improvement
16 88 (4.21%) Workflow
17 86 (4.11%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 396 (18.94%) SQL
2 252 (12.05%) C#
3 230 (11.00%) JavaScript
4 179 (8.56%) Java
5 171 (8.18%) Python
6 104 (4.97%) PowerShell
7 77 (3.68%) T-SQL
8 66 (3.16%) C++
9 52 (2.49%) C
10 39 (1.87%) Ruby
11 34 (1.63%) Bash Shell
12 27 (1.29%) PHP
13 24 (1.15%) XPath
14 22 (1.05%) Go
15 17 (0.81%) TypeScript
16 14 (0.67%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
17 13 (0.62%) VBScript
18 12 (0.57%) Scala
19 11 (0.53%) VB.NET
19 11 (0.53%) X++
Qualifications
1 234 (11.19%) Degree
2 119 (5.69%) Security Cleared
3 95 (4.54%) CISSP
4 76 (3.63%) CISM
5 73 (3.49%) Cisco Certification
6 48 (2.30%) Microsoft Certification
6 48 (2.30%) SC Cleared
7 42 (2.01%) CCNA
7 42 (2.01%) Computer Science Degree
8 33 (1.58%) CISA
9 31 (1.48%) MCSE
10 22 (1.05%) CCNP
11 21 (1.00%) IISP
12 20 (0.96%) CESG Certified Professional
13 18 (0.86%) MCSA
14 17 (0.81%) (ISC)2 CCSP
14 17 (0.81%) DV Cleared
14 17 (0.81%) ITIL Certification
15 13 (0.62%) SSCP
16 12 (0.57%) MBCS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 110 (5.26%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 102 (4.88%) GDPR
3 65 (3.11%) QA
4 41 (1.96%) SLA
5 35 (1.67%) PCI DSS
6 33 (1.58%) Cyber Essentials
7 29 (1.39%) PMO
8 20 (0.96%) NCSC
9 15 (0.72%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
9 15 (0.72%) NIST
10 12 (0.57%) ISO/IEC 17025
11 11 (0.53%) Sarbanes-Oxley
12 9 (0.43%) NIST 800
13 8 (0.38%) ISO 31000
14 7 (0.33%) HIPAA
14 7 (0.33%) ISO 22301
14 7 (0.33%) ISO 9001
15 5 (0.24%) Data Quality
16 4 (0.19%) ISO 20022
16 4 (0.19%) SEPA
System Software
1 211 (10.09%) Active Directory
2 75 (3.59%) Docker
3 48 (2.30%) VMware Infrastructure
4 35 (1.67%) Hyper-V
5 25 (1.20%) VMware ESXi
6 24 (1.15%) XenDesktop
7 23 (1.10%) XenApp
8 18 (0.86%) vSphere
9 10 (0.48%) Firmware
9 10 (0.48%) Microsoft App-V
10 7 (0.33%) Virtual Machines
11 6 (0.29%) Terminal Services
12 4 (0.19%) Virtual Desktop
12 4 (0.19%) Xen
13 3 (0.14%) BitLocker
13 3 (0.14%) Snort
13 3 (0.14%) Virtual Servers
14 2 (0.096%) VMware NSX
15 1 (0.048%) Active Directory Lightweight Directory Services
15 1 (0.048%) Slurm Workload Manager
Systems Management
1 76 (3.63%) SCCM
2 64 (3.06%) Kubernetes
3 32 (1.53%) Terraform
4 26 (1.24%) Ansible
5 25 (1.20%) Puppet
6 23 (1.10%) Microsoft Intune
7 20 (0.96%) Opscode Chef
8 17 (0.81%) vCenter Server
9 13 (0.62%) logstash
10 12 (0.57%) CASB
10 12 (0.57%) Kibana
11 9 (0.43%) SolarWinds Orion
12 8 (0.38%) Cisco CUCM
12 8 (0.38%) EnCase
12 8 (0.38%) WebSphere Cast Iron
13 6 (0.29%) FortiGate
13 6 (0.29%) Norton AntiVirus
13 6 (0.29%) WSUS
13 6 (0.29%) XenMobile
14 5 (0.24%) NetVault Backup
Vendors
1 452 (21.62%) Microsoft
2 128 (6.12%) Citrix
3 120 (5.74%) Cisco
4 114 (5.45%) iManage
5 108 (5.16%) VMware
6 75 (3.59%) Intapp
7 67 (3.20%) Oracle
8 46 (2.20%) Aderant
9 44 (2.10%) Google
10 40 (1.91%) Splunk
11 37 (1.77%) Palo Alto
12 32 (1.53%) Sony
13 29 (1.39%) Capita
14 27 (1.29%) CheckPoint
15 25 (1.20%) ServiceNow
16 23 (1.10%) Salesforce.com
17 22 (1.05%) Adobe
17 22 (1.05%) Atlassian
18 20 (0.96%) IBM
18 20 (0.96%) Polycom