Period
to 21 October 2018

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 21 October 2018 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Law
UK > England
6 months to
21 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 213 274 191
Rank change year-on-year +61 -83 +16
Permanent jobs citing Law 2,503 2,108 3,242
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 1.64% 1.29% 1.80%
As % of the General category 3.98% 2.91% 4.17%
Number of salaries quoted 1,737 1,647 2,946
England median annual salary £52,833 £52,500 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +0.63% - +5.00%
10th Percentile £29,000 £29,150 £31,250
90th Percentile £82,500 £77,500 £76,250
UK median annual salary £52,500 £52,500 £52,500

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 62,820 72,409 77,755
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 41.21% 44.31% 43.12%
Number of salaries quoted 48,722 52,858 64,284
England median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £51,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.76% +1.94% +3.00%
10th Percentile £30,000 £29,250 £29,000
90th Percentile £87,500 £85,000 £85,000
UK median annual salary £52,500 £51,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +1.94% +3.00% -

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 21 October 2018.

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 21 October 2018. 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 +22 1,511 £57,500 +4.55% 322
North of England +122 504 £40,349 -5.06% 90
North West +95 428 £44,000 -12.00% 63
South East +56 175 £42,500 -12.82% 39
South West +48 134 £40,000 +0.02% 21
Midlands +47 111 £35,000 -13.04% 23
Yorkshire +36 68 £40,000 +6.67% 19
East of England +59 67 £45,139 -16.02% 18
West Midlands +48 64 £29,500 -26.71% 15
East Midlands +1 47 £45,000 +28.57% 8
North East -3 8 £33,920 - 8
Law
UK

For the 6 months to 21 October 2018, 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.

1 653 (26.09%) Legal
2 607 (24.25%) Finance
3 571 (22.81%) Agile Software Development
4 567 (22.65%) Windows
5 418 (16.70%) Banking
6 409 (16.34%) Microsoft
7 351 (14.02%) Degree
8 348 (13.90%) Risk Management
9 329 (13.14%) SQL
10 326 (13.02%) Investment Banking
11 318 (12.70%) Wealth Management
12 305 (12.19%) ITIL
13 302 (12.07%) Active Directory
13 302 (12.07%) DevOps
14 298 (11.91%) Java
15 282 (11.27%) Microsoft Office
16 279 (11.15%) JavaScript
17 264 (10.55%) C#
18 245 (9.79%) Problem-Solving
19 241 (9.63%) Microsoft Azure
20 230 (9.19%) Python
21 224 (8.95%) Project Management
22 222 (8.87%) Amazon AWS
22 222 (8.87%) Analytical Skills
23 215 (8.59%) Windows Server
24 209 (8.35%) Linux
25 191 (7.63%) Software Engineering
26 187 (7.47%) Scrum
27 186 (7.43%) .NET
28 181 (7.23%) Citrix

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 95 (3.80%) MS Exchange
2 94 (3.76%) SharePoint
3 66 (2.64%) Skype for Business
4 48 (1.92%) Exchange Server 2013
5 47 (1.88%) Apache Spark
6 37 (1.48%) CMS
6 37 (1.48%) IIS
7 34 (1.36%) Apache
8 31 (1.24%) Confluence
9 30 (1.20%) Exchange Server 2010
10 27 (1.08%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
11 21 (0.84%) Elasticsearch
12 20 (0.80%) OpenStack
13 17 (0.68%) IBM Notes
14 14 (0.56%) WebLogic
15 13 (0.52%) Tomcat
16 11 (0.44%) JBoss
17 10 (0.40%) Apache Pig
17 10 (0.40%) Drupal
18 9 (0.36%) Apache ServiceMix
Applications
1 282 (11.27%) Microsoft Office
2 148 (5.91%) Microsoft Excel
3 93 (3.72%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 37 (1.48%) MS Visio
5 32 (1.28%) Microsoft Project
6 15 (0.60%) Acrobat
7 7 (0.28%) Adobe Creative Suite
8 6 (0.24%) Adobe Illustrator
8 6 (0.24%) Photoshop
9 4 (0.16%) InDesign
10 3 (0.12%) Adobe Captivate
11 2 (0.080%) Camtasia
11 2 (0.080%) InfoPath
11 2 (0.080%) Stata
12 1 (0.040%) EPLAN
12 1 (0.040%) InVision
12 1 (0.040%) Simulink
12 1 (0.040%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 58 (2.32%) Relativity
2 30 (1.20%) Elite 3E
3 24 (0.96%) Concordance
4 21 (0.84%) Ringtail
5 16 (0.64%) Carpe Diem
6 13 (0.52%) DocuMatrix
6 13 (0.52%) Dynamics CRM
7 12 (0.48%) Veritas eDiscovery
8 8 (0.32%) Dynamics AX
8 8 (0.32%) Visualfiles
9 5 (0.20%) Magento
10 4 (0.16%) Unit4 Business World
11 3 (0.12%) Workfront
12 2 (0.080%) Payment Gateway
12 2 (0.080%) SAP Business One
13 1 (0.040%) Exstream
13 1 (0.040%) Oracle Cash Management
13 1 (0.040%) Oracle Retail
13 1 (0.040%) SAP ERP
13 1 (0.040%) Siebel CRM
Cloud Services
1 241 (9.63%) Microsoft Azure
2 222 (8.87%) Amazon AWS
3 180 (7.19%) Office 365
4 90 (3.60%) SaaS
5 64 (2.56%) Google Cloud Platform
6 37 (1.48%) Mimecast
7 36 (1.44%) Cloud Computing
8 23 (0.92%) Azure Active Directory
9 20 (0.80%) Serverless
10 16 (0.64%) GitHub
10 16 (0.64%) npm
11 14 (0.56%) OpenShift
12 13 (0.52%) Dynamics 365
12 13 (0.52%) PaaS
13 12 (0.48%) AWS CloudFormation
14 11 (0.44%) AWS Lambda
15 9 (0.36%) BrowserStack
16 8 (0.32%) IaaS
17 5 (0.20%) Amazon SageMaker
18 4 (0.16%) Salesforce Service Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 145 (5.79%) Firewall
2 92 (3.68%) TCP/IP
3 75 (3.00%) LAN
4 71 (2.84%) WAN
5 69 (2.76%) Internet
6 67 (2.68%) Skype
7 63 (2.52%) DNS
8 58 (2.32%) SAN
9 51 (2.04%) DHCP
10 42 (1.68%) VLAN
11 39 (1.56%) NAS
12 35 (1.40%) VPN
13 34 (1.36%) Network Security
14 33 (1.32%) Remote Desktop
15 28 (1.12%) Unified Communications
16 26 (1.04%) Wireless
17 21 (0.84%) BGP
17 21 (0.84%) MPLS
17 21 (0.84%) OSPF
18 20 (0.80%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 174 (6.95%) SQL Server
2 105 (4.19%) Big Data
3 78 (3.12%) Hadoop
4 75 (3.00%) NoSQL
5 72 (2.88%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 48 (1.92%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 47 (1.88%) Relational Database
8 46 (1.84%) MySQL
9 38 (1.52%) PostgreSQL
10 30 (1.20%) MongoDB
11 29 (1.16%) Power BI
11 29 (1.16%) SQL Server 2008
12 26 (1.04%) Data Warehouse
12 26 (1.04%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 22 (0.88%) SQL Server 2012
14 19 (0.76%) Redis
15 14 (0.56%) EDRMS
15 14 (0.56%) RDBMS
16 13 (0.52%) Cosmos DB
16 13 (0.52%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 91 (3.64%) Jenkins
2 65 (2.60%) Selenium
3 63 (2.52%) Git (software)
4 48 (1.92%) JIRA
4 48 (1.92%) Team Foundation Server
5 42 (1.68%) Visual Studio
6 32 (1.28%) TeamCity
7 31 (1.24%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 31 (1.24%) Maven
8 19 (0.76%) webpack
9 17 (0.68%) gulp
10 16 (0.64%) Babel
10 16 (0.64%) Grunt
10 16 (0.64%) JUnit
11 15 (0.60%) SpecFlow
12 14 (0.56%) Cucumber
12 14 (0.56%) Gradle
13 13 (0.52%) WebDriver
14 12 (0.48%) Octopus Deploy
15 11 (0.44%) Eclipse
General
1 653 (26.09%) Legal
2 607 (24.25%) Finance
3 418 (16.70%) Banking
4 326 (13.02%) Investment Banking
5 74 (2.96%) Military
6 72 (2.88%) Retail
7 63 (2.52%) Marketing
8 53 (2.12%) Telecoms
9 46 (1.84%) Games
10 42 (1.68%) Back Office
11 38 (1.52%) Financial Institution
12 29 (1.16%) Billing
12 29 (1.16%) Manufacturing
13 17 (0.68%) Publishing
14 15 (0.60%) Advertising
15 10 (0.40%) Automotive
16 9 (0.36%) Electronics
17 8 (0.32%) Local Government
18 5 (0.20%) Corporate Banking
19 4 (0.16%) Mandarin Language
Job Titles
1 568 (22.69%) Analyst
2 473 (18.90%) Developer
3 120 (4.79%) Service Analyst
4 116 (4.63%) Service Desk Analyst
5 115 (4.59%) IT Analyst
6 104 (4.16%) Project Manager
7 102 (4.08%) Consultant
8 96 (3.84%) Business Analyst
9 95 (3.80%) Senior Analyst
10 92 (3.68%) Support Analyst
11 89 (3.56%) Senior Developer
12 75 (3.00%) Architect
13 73 (2.92%) DevOps Engineer
13 73 (2.92%) Java Developer
14 71 (2.84%) Trainer
15 66 (2.64%) Administrator
16 64 (2.56%) Graduate
16 64 (2.56%) IT Trainer
17 63 (2.52%) Software Developer
18 62 (2.48%) .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 186 (7.43%) .NET
2 150 (5.99%) HTML
3 134 (5.35%) CSS
4 106 (4.23%) Web Services
5 98 (3.92%) Node.js
6 90 (3.60%) AngularJS
7 88 (3.52%) React
8 76 (3.04%) REST
8 76 (3.04%) XML
9 67 (2.68%) RESTful
10 66 (2.64%) Spring
11 56 (2.24%) ASP.NET
12 48 (1.92%) Redux
13 45 (1.80%) HTML5
14 42 (1.68%) ASP.NET Web API
14 42 (1.68%) jQuery
15 39 (1.56%) Hibernate
16 37 (1.48%) JSON
17 35 (1.40%) .NET Core
18 33 (1.32%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 222 (8.87%) Analytical Skills
2 135 (5.39%) Greenfield Project
3 114 (4.55%) Computer Science
4 108 (4.31%) User Experience
5 83 (3.32%) Data Centre
6 81 (3.24%) Mobile App
7 79 (3.16%) Management Information System
8 58 (2.32%) Fintech
9 53 (2.12%) Blackberry
10 46 (1.84%) Self-Motivation
11 45 (1.80%) iPhone
12 37 (1.48%) Enterprise Software
13 34 (1.36%) e-Learning
14 32 (1.28%) Mainframe
15 24 (0.96%) Cybercrime
16 23 (0.92%) Virtual Team
17 21 (0.84%) Enterprise Storage
18 20 (0.80%) Online Banking
19 19 (0.76%) Algorithms
20 18 (0.72%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 567 (22.65%) Windows
2 215 (8.59%) Windows Server
3 209 (8.35%) Linux
4 163 (6.51%) Windows 7
5 159 (6.35%) Windows 10
6 75 (3.00%) Unix
6 75 (3.00%) Windows Server 2008
6 75 (3.00%) Windows Server 2012
7 69 (2.76%) Apple iOS
8 64 (2.56%) Android
9 33 (1.32%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 25 (1.00%) Windows 8
11 18 (0.72%) CentOS
12 12 (0.48%) Debian
13 10 (0.40%) Solaris
14 8 (0.32%) Ubuntu
15 5 (0.20%) Windows Server 2003
15 5 (0.20%) Windows XP
16 3 (0.12%) Mac OS
16 3 (0.12%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 571 (22.81%) Agile Software Development
2 348 (13.90%) Risk Management
3 318 (12.70%) Wealth Management
4 305 (12.19%) ITIL
5 302 (12.07%) DevOps
6 245 (9.79%) Problem-Solving
7 224 (8.95%) Project Management
8 191 (7.63%) Software Engineering
9 187 (7.47%) Scrum
10 171 (6.83%) TDD
11 146 (5.83%) Analytics
12 139 (5.55%) Mentoring
12 139 (5.55%) Microservices
13 132 (5.27%) Stakeholder Management
14 130 (5.19%) Business Intelligence
14 130 (5.19%) Information Security
14 130 (5.19%) Test Automation
15 121 (4.83%) Data Protection
16 110 (4.39%) Business Analysis
17 107 (4.27%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 329 (13.14%) SQL
2 298 (11.91%) Java
3 279 (11.15%) JavaScript
4 264 (10.55%) C#
5 230 (9.19%) Python
6 97 (3.88%) PowerShell
7 86 (3.44%) C
8 78 (3.12%) C++
9 73 (2.92%) Perl
10 64 (2.56%) PHP
11 57 (2.28%) Ruby
12 43 (1.72%) Bash Shell
12 43 (1.72%) T-SQL
13 42 (1.68%) VB
14 35 (1.40%) ES6
15 32 (1.28%) Scala
16 29 (1.16%) VBA
17 28 (1.12%) TypeScript
18 25 (1.00%) Go
19 24 (0.96%) Java 8
Qualifications
1 351 (14.02%) Degree
2 94 (3.76%) Security Cleared
3 78 (3.12%) Computer Science Degree
4 54 (2.16%) Cisco Certification
5 49 (1.96%) ISEB
6 48 (1.92%) CCNP
7 47 (1.88%) SC Cleared
8 43 (1.72%) Microsoft Certification
9 40 (1.60%) DV Cleared
10 33 (1.32%) CISSP
11 31 (1.24%) CCIE
11 31 (1.24%) MCSE
12 29 (1.16%) ISEB Practitioner
12 29 (1.16%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
13 28 (1.12%) PMI Certification
14 27 (1.08%) PMP
15 26 (1.04%) GIAC
15 26 (1.04%) Master's Degree
16 25 (1.00%) CISM
16 25 (1.00%) GSEC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 159 (6.35%) QA
2 118 (4.71%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 109 (4.35%) GDPR
4 96 (3.84%) SLA
5 53 (2.12%) PMO
6 39 (1.56%) Cyber Essentials
7 23 (0.92%) ISO 9001
8 14 (0.56%) PCI DSS
9 12 (0.48%) COBIT
10 11 (0.44%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
11 7 (0.28%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
11 7 (0.28%) PSD2
12 6 (0.24%) Data Quality
13 4 (0.16%) P3O
14 1 (0.040%) ISO 20022
14 1 (0.040%) ISO 22301
14 1 (0.040%) ISO/IEC 20000
14 1 (0.040%) MiFID
14 1 (0.040%) PMBOK
System Software
1 302 (12.07%) Active Directory
2 128 (5.11%) Docker
3 79 (3.16%) Hyper-V
4 66 (2.64%) VMware Infrastructure
5 37 (1.48%) vSphere
6 31 (1.24%) VMware ESXi
7 25 (1.00%) XenApp
8 20 (0.80%) XenDesktop
9 13 (0.52%) Virtual Servers
10 11 (0.44%) DFS Replication
11 9 (0.36%) Microsoft Virtual Server
11 9 (0.36%) Virtual Machines
12 4 (0.16%) Firmware
12 4 (0.16%) KVM
12 4 (0.16%) Microsoft App-V
13 3 (0.12%) Citrix Presentation Server
13 3 (0.12%) Snort
13 3 (0.12%) Virtual Desktop
14 2 (0.080%) Apache ZooKeeper
14 2 (0.080%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 117 (4.67%) Kubernetes
2 79 (3.16%) Ansible
3 61 (2.44%) SCCM
4 53 (2.12%) Puppet
5 45 (1.80%) Opscode Chef
6 43 (1.72%) Terraform
7 8 (0.32%) Salt
8 7 (0.28%) EnCase
8 7 (0.28%) Perfmon
8 7 (0.28%) Single Sign-On
9 6 (0.24%) Nessus
10 5 (0.20%) SCOM
11 4 (0.16%) Backup Exec
11 4 (0.16%) CA Single Sign-On
11 4 (0.16%) Kibana
11 4 (0.16%) Mesos
11 4 (0.16%) RSA Archer
11 4 (0.16%) WSUS
12 3 (0.12%) Nagios
12 3 (0.12%) Riemann
Vendors
1 409 (16.34%) Microsoft
2 181 (7.23%) Citrix
3 168 (6.71%) iManage
4 155 (6.19%) VMware
5 123 (4.91%) Sony
6 88 (3.52%) Cisco
7 69 (2.76%) Oracle
8 68 (2.72%) Intapp
9 53 (2.12%) Google
10 51 (2.04%) Aderant
11 42 (1.68%) CheckPoint
12 41 (1.64%) Red Hat
13 33 (1.32%) Adobe
14 32 (1.28%) SAP
15 31 (1.24%) NetApp
16 26 (1.04%) Nuix
17 24 (0.96%) Xerox
18 21 (0.84%) Tableau
19 20 (0.80%) LexisNexis
19 20 (0.80%) ServiceNow