Period
to 15 August 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 15 August 2018 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Law
UK > England
6 months to
15 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 210 289 180
Rank change year-on-year +79 -109 +25
Permanent jobs citing Law 2,641 2,003 3,755
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 1.67% 1.20% 2.01%
As % of the General category 4.00% 2.77% 4.58%
Number of salaries quoted 1,874 1,633 3,365
England median annual salary £52,500 £52,500 £52,500
10th Percentile £29,750 £28,000 £31,250
90th Percentile £81,250 £77,500 £75,150
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 65,996 72,338 82,028
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 41.65% 43.48% 43.89%
Number of salaries quoted 51,107 54,043 68,083
England median annual salary £52,500 £50,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.96% +1.00% -
10th Percentile £30,000 £29,000 £28,750
90th Percentile £87,500 £85,000 £82,500
UK median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +5.00% - -

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 15 August 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 15 August 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 +35 1,600 £55,000 - 381
North of England +123 474 £40,000 - 72
North West +132 398 £45,000 -14.29% 54
South East +112 225 £40,000 - 30
Midlands +89 157 £38,500 -9.41% 30
South West +49 133 £40,000 +14.29% 22
East Midlands +47 82 £42,500 - 11
West Midlands +66 75 £31,000 -27.06% 19
Yorkshire +27 69 £40,000 +14.29% 13
East of England +7 55 £41,000 -21.90% 22
North East -32 7 £33,920 -8.48% 5
Law
UK

For the 6 months to 15 August 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.

1 733 (27.75%) Legal
2 646 (24.46%) Finance
3 619 (23.44%) Windows
4 574 (21.73%) Agile Software Development
5 478 (18.10%) Microsoft
6 405 (15.34%) Banking
7 393 (14.88%) SQL
8 347 (13.14%) ITIL
9 340 (12.87%) Risk Management
10 336 (12.72%) Degree
11 328 (12.42%) Microsoft Office
12 315 (11.93%) Java
13 309 (11.70%) C#
14 306 (11.59%) Active Directory
14 306 (11.59%) Investment Banking
15 304 (11.51%) Wealth Management
16 298 (11.28%) DevOps
17 260 (9.84%) JavaScript
18 237 (8.97%) Problem-Solving
19 234 (8.86%) Project Management
20 232 (8.78%) Microsoft Azure
21 219 (8.29%) Analytical Skills
21 219 (8.29%) Windows Server
22 211 (7.99%) .NET
23 208 (7.88%) SQL Server
23 208 (7.88%) Linux
24 205 (7.76%) Citrix
25 195 (7.38%) Scrum
26 194 (7.35%) VMware
27 193 (7.31%) Office 365

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
1 120 (4.54%) SharePoint
2 105 (3.98%) MS Exchange
3 84 (3.18%) Skype for Business
4 51 (1.93%) Exchange Server 2013
5 48 (1.82%) IIS
6 38 (1.44%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 38 (1.44%) Confluence
7 37 (1.40%) Exchange Server 2010
8 36 (1.36%) Apache
9 35 (1.33%) CMS
10 34 (1.29%) Apache Spark
11 30 (1.14%) Elasticsearch
12 23 (0.87%) Tomcat
13 21 (0.80%) JBoss
14 17 (0.64%) WebLogic
15 14 (0.53%) SharePoint 2013
16 13 (0.49%) IBM Notes
16 13 (0.49%) OpenStack
17 12 (0.45%) K2 blackpearl
18 11 (0.42%) Jetty
Applications
1 328 (12.42%) Microsoft Office
2 160 (6.06%) Microsoft Excel
3 112 (4.24%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 54 (2.04%) MS Visio
5 29 (1.10%) Microsoft Project
6 18 (0.68%) Camtasia
7 15 (0.57%) Adobe Captivate
8 11 (0.42%) Acrobat
9 7 (0.27%) Photoshop
9 7 (0.27%) Spreadsheet
10 5 (0.19%) Adobe Illustrator
11 4 (0.15%) InfoPath
12 3 (0.11%) Adobe Creative Suite
13 2 (0.076%) InDesign
13 2 (0.076%) Stata
14 1 (0.038%) Chatbot
14 1 (0.038%) EPLAN
14 1 (0.038%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 47 (1.78%) Relativity
2 45 (1.70%) Elite 3E
3 26 (0.98%) Carpe Diem
3 26 (0.98%) Concordance
4 21 (0.80%) Dynamics CRM
4 21 (0.80%) Ringtail
5 13 (0.49%) Veritas eDiscovery
6 12 (0.45%) Visualfiles
7 10 (0.38%) DocuMatrix
8 5 (0.19%) Magento
9 4 (0.15%) Unit4 Business World
10 3 (0.11%) CaseMap
10 3 (0.11%) Dynamics AX
10 3 (0.11%) LexisNexis TimeMap
10 3 (0.11%) Payment Gateway
10 3 (0.11%) WebTrends
11 2 (0.076%) assyst
11 2 (0.076%) PeopleSoft HCM
11 2 (0.076%) SAP Business One
11 2 (0.076%) Workfront
Cloud Services
1 232 (8.78%) Microsoft Azure
2 193 (7.31%) Office 365
3 186 (7.04%) Amazon AWS
4 96 (3.63%) SaaS
5 51 (1.93%) Google Cloud Platform
6 42 (1.59%) Cloud Computing
6 42 (1.59%) Mimecast
7 22 (0.83%) IaaS
7 22 (0.83%) PaaS
8 20 (0.76%) Azure Active Directory
9 16 (0.61%) Serverless
10 15 (0.57%) OpenShift
11 14 (0.53%) Dynamics 365
12 11 (0.42%) BrowserStack
13 10 (0.38%) AWS CloudFormation
13 10 (0.38%) npm
14 9 (0.34%) GitHub
15 4 (0.15%) Google Analytics
15 4 (0.15%) Salesforce Service Cloud
16 3 (0.11%) Adobe Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 153 (5.79%) Firewall
2 103 (3.90%) TCP/IP
3 96 (3.63%) Skype
4 70 (2.65%) LAN
5 68 (2.57%) SAN
6 67 (2.54%) WAN
7 62 (2.35%) DNS
8 57 (2.16%) Internet
9 51 (1.93%) DHCP
9 51 (1.93%) VPN
10 40 (1.51%) VLAN
11 37 (1.40%) Unified Communications
12 34 (1.29%) NAS
13 31 (1.17%) Remote Desktop
14 30 (1.14%) Intrusion Detection
15 23 (0.87%) WebEx
15 23 (0.87%) Wireless
16 21 (0.80%) WLAN
17 20 (0.76%) Intranet
18 17 (0.64%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 208 (7.88%) SQL Server
2 99 (3.75%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 85 (3.22%) Big Data
4 72 (2.73%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 70 (2.65%) Hadoop
6 67 (2.54%) NoSQL
7 57 (2.16%) Relational Database
8 49 (1.86%) SQL Server 2008
9 39 (1.48%) MySQL
9 39 (1.48%) PostgreSQL
9 39 (1.48%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 35 (1.33%) MongoDB
11 29 (1.10%) Data Warehouse
12 28 (1.06%) SQL Server 2012
13 24 (0.91%) Power BI
14 20 (0.76%) Redis
15 19 (0.72%) RDBMS
16 13 (0.49%) EDRMS
16 13 (0.49%) GIS
17 11 (0.42%) Apache Cassandra
Development Applications
1 98 (3.71%) Jenkins
2 84 (3.18%) Selenium
3 57 (2.16%) Git (software)
4 56 (2.12%) JIRA
5 50 (1.89%) Team Foundation Server
6 47 (1.78%) Visual Studio
7 36 (1.36%) Maven
8 35 (1.33%) SpecFlow
9 27 (1.02%) WebDriver
10 25 (0.95%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 24 (0.91%) TeamCity
12 23 (0.87%) SoapUI
13 21 (0.80%) Cucumber
14 19 (0.72%) JUnit
15 18 (0.68%) Bitbucket
16 15 (0.57%) Eclipse
16 15 (0.57%) Gradle
16 15 (0.57%) NUnit
16 15 (0.57%) Octopus Deploy
17 14 (0.53%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 733 (27.75%) Legal
2 646 (24.46%) Finance
3 405 (15.34%) Banking
4 306 (11.59%) Investment Banking
5 87 (3.29%) Retail
6 77 (2.92%) Marketing
7 65 (2.46%) Military
8 55 (2.08%) Back Office
9 53 (2.01%) Games
10 49 (1.86%) Telecoms
11 35 (1.33%) Financial Institution
12 33 (1.25%) Manufacturing
13 28 (1.06%) Billing
14 21 (0.80%) Publishing
15 16 (0.61%) Advertising
15 16 (0.61%) Pharmaceutical
16 10 (0.38%) Automotive
17 6 (0.23%) Local Government
17 6 (0.23%) Multimedia
18 5 (0.19%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 603 (22.83%) Analyst
2 499 (18.89%) Developer
3 132 (5.00%) Service Analyst
4 125 (4.73%) Service Desk Analyst
5 118 (4.47%) Consultant
6 111 (4.20%) Project Manager
7 107 (4.05%) IT Analyst
7 107 (4.05%) Support Analyst
8 106 (4.01%) Senior Analyst
9 105 (3.98%) Business Analyst
10 83 (3.14%) Java Developer
11 77 (2.92%) Trainer
12 75 (2.84%) Senior Developer
13 70 (2.65%) Administrator
14 69 (2.61%) DevOps Engineer
15 68 (2.57%) IT Trainer
16 67 (2.54%) .NET Developer
17 66 (2.50%) Infrastructure Analyst
18 62 (2.35%) Architect
19 59 (2.23%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 211 (7.99%) .NET
2 146 (5.53%) HTML
3 137 (5.19%) Web Services
4 129 (4.88%) CSS
5 95 (3.60%) AngularJS
6 85 (3.22%) Node.js
6 85 (3.22%) React
6 85 (3.22%) XML
7 81 (3.07%) RESTful
8 76 (2.88%) REST
9 64 (2.42%) Spring
10 58 (2.20%) ASP.NET
11 54 (2.04%) ASP.NET Web API
12 44 (1.67%) jQuery
12 44 (1.67%) Redux
13 39 (1.48%) JSON
14 38 (1.44%) Hibernate
15 36 (1.36%) WCF
16 32 (1.21%) SOAP
17 31 (1.17%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 219 (8.29%) Analytical Skills
2 151 (5.72%) Greenfield Project
3 124 (4.70%) Computer Science
4 95 (3.60%) Data Centre
5 86 (3.26%) Management Information System
6 82 (3.10%) Mobile App
7 81 (3.07%) User Experience
8 77 (2.92%) Fintech
9 62 (2.35%) Blackberry
10 53 (2.01%) Self-Motivation
11 51 (1.93%) e-Learning
12 44 (1.67%) iPhone
13 38 (1.44%) Enterprise Software
14 37 (1.40%) Cybercrime
15 28 (1.06%) Mainframe
16 25 (0.95%) Algorithms
16 25 (0.95%) PMI
17 21 (0.80%) Virtual Team
18 19 (0.72%) Video Conferencing
19 18 (0.68%) Learning Management System
Operating Systems
1 619 (23.44%) Windows
2 219 (8.29%) Windows Server
3 208 (7.88%) Linux
4 176 (6.66%) Windows 7
5 162 (6.13%) Windows 10
6 101 (3.82%) Windows Server 2012
7 94 (3.56%) Windows Server 2008
8 82 (3.10%) Unix
9 79 (2.99%) Android
10 69 (2.61%) Apple iOS
11 34 (1.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 23 (0.87%) Windows 8
13 20 (0.76%) CentOS
14 15 (0.57%) Windows Server 2003
15 9 (0.34%) Solaris
16 6 (0.23%) Windows XP
17 5 (0.19%) Mac OS
17 5 (0.19%) Ubuntu
18 4 (0.15%) Debian
18 4 (0.15%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 574 (21.73%) Agile Software Development
2 347 (13.14%) ITIL
3 340 (12.87%) Risk Management
4 304 (11.51%) Wealth Management
5 298 (11.28%) DevOps
6 237 (8.97%) Problem-Solving
7 234 (8.86%) Project Management
8 195 (7.38%) Scrum
9 189 (7.16%) Software Engineering
10 160 (6.06%) TDD
11 148 (5.60%) Mentoring
12 146 (5.53%) Analytics
13 132 (5.00%) Test Automation
14 129 (4.88%) Microservices
14 129 (4.88%) Stakeholder Management
15 120 (4.54%) Document Management
16 119 (4.51%) PRINCE2
16 119 (4.51%) Service Management
17 117 (4.43%) MVC
18 116 (4.39%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 393 (14.88%) SQL
2 315 (11.93%) Java
3 309 (11.70%) C#
4 260 (9.84%) JavaScript
5 189 (7.16%) Python
6 102 (3.86%) PowerShell
7 99 (3.75%) C
8 64 (2.42%) C++
9 62 (2.35%) Ruby
10 57 (2.16%) T-SQL
10 57 (2.16%) VB
11 54 (2.04%) Perl
12 49 (1.86%) PHP
13 48 (1.82%) VBA
14 34 (1.29%) Bash Shell
15 29 (1.10%) ES6
16 28 (1.06%) Java 8
17 26 (0.98%) Go
17 26 (0.98%) Scala
18 21 (0.80%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 336 (12.72%) Degree
2 100 (3.79%) Security Cleared
3 76 (2.88%) Computer Science Degree
4 63 (2.39%) Cisco Certification
5 56 (2.12%) ISEB
5 56 (2.12%) Microsoft Certification
6 55 (2.08%) CCNP
7 53 (2.01%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 52 (1.97%) SC Cleared
9 41 (1.55%) PMI Certification
10 40 (1.51%) MCSE
11 36 (1.36%) ISEB Practitioner
11 36 (1.36%) Master's Degree
12 33 (1.25%) CCNA
13 32 (1.21%) DV Cleared
13 32 (1.21%) ITIL Certification
14 29 (1.10%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
15 28 (1.06%) CISSP
16 25 (0.95%) PMP
17 21 (0.80%) CCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 182 (6.89%) QA
2 109 (4.13%) SLA
3 103 (3.90%) GDPR
4 91 (3.45%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 55 (2.08%) PMO
6 32 (1.21%) Cyber Essentials
7 23 (0.87%) GCP
7 23 (0.87%) ISO 9001
8 14 (0.53%) COBIT
8 14 (0.53%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
8 14 (0.53%) PCI DSS
9 13 (0.49%) Data Quality
10 7 (0.27%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
11 6 (0.23%) PSD2
12 3 (0.11%) COSO
13 2 (0.076%) PMBOK
14 1 (0.038%) ISO 13485
14 1 (0.038%) ISO 22301
14 1 (0.038%) ISO/IEC 20000
14 1 (0.038%) MiFID
System Software
1 306 (11.59%) Active Directory
2 117 (4.43%) Docker
3 93 (3.52%) VMware Infrastructure
4 81 (3.07%) Hyper-V
5 43 (1.63%) XenApp
6 42 (1.59%) VMware ESXi
7 31 (1.17%) vSphere
7 31 (1.17%) XenDesktop
8 23 (0.87%) Virtual Machines
9 15 (0.57%) DFS Replication
10 11 (0.42%) Virtual Servers
11 6 (0.23%) Microsoft Virtual Server
12 4 (0.15%) Firmware
13 3 (0.11%) KVM
13 3 (0.11%) Microsoft App-V
13 3 (0.11%) VMware Server
14 2 (0.076%) BitLocker
14 2 (0.076%) HDFS
14 2 (0.076%) Terminal Services
14 2 (0.076%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 91 (3.45%) Kubernetes
2 77 (2.92%) Ansible
3 68 (2.57%) Opscode Chef
4 61 (2.31%) SCCM
5 59 (2.23%) Puppet
6 43 (1.63%) Terraform
7 9 (0.34%) SCOM
8 7 (0.27%) EnCase
9 6 (0.23%) AirWatch
9 6 (0.23%) Single Sign-On
10 5 (0.19%) Kibana
10 5 (0.19%) vCenter Server
11 4 (0.15%) Backup Exec
11 4 (0.15%) BladeLogic
11 4 (0.15%) Capistrano
11 4 (0.15%) Cisco CUCM
11 4 (0.15%) logstash
11 4 (0.15%) Nagios
11 4 (0.15%) Perfmon
11 4 (0.15%) Salt
Vendors
1 478 (18.10%) Microsoft
2 205 (7.76%) Citrix
3 194 (7.35%) VMware
4 177 (6.70%) iManage
5 103 (3.90%) Cisco
6 85 (3.22%) Sony
7 73 (2.76%) Oracle
8 65 (2.46%) Aderant
9 59 (2.23%) Intapp
10 44 (1.67%) Google
11 43 (1.63%) Adobe
12 42 (1.59%) NetApp
13 40 (1.51%) Red Hat
14 36 (1.36%) SAP
15 34 (1.29%) CheckPoint
16 33 (1.25%) LexisNexis
16 33 (1.25%) Xerox
17 29 (1.10%) HP
18 24 (0.91%) Nuix
19 22 (0.83%) Salesforce.com