Period
to 25 July 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 25 July 2021 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Law
UK > England
6 months to
25 Jul 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 125 132 219
Rank change year-on-year +7 +87 -5
Permanent jobs citing Law 2,781 1,658 2,135
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in England 2.79% 2.55% 1.60%
As % of the General category 4.95% 4.71% 2.83%
Number of salaries quoted 1,535 1,359 1,587
10th Percentile £31,000 £31,361 £30,000
25th Percentile £39,750 £39,000 £40,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £50,000 £50,000 £57,500
Median % change year-on-year - -13.04% +15.00%
75th Percentile £67,500 £70,000 £75,000
90th Percentile £82,500 £81,500 £87,500
UK median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £57,500
% change year-on-year - -13.04% +15.00%

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 56,227 35,233 75,429
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 56.41% 54.08% 56.56%
Number of salaries quoted 36,257 27,816 57,897
10th Percentile £31,250 £31,250 £28,500
25th Percentile £41,750 £41,250 £37,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £57,500 £55,412 £52,500
Median % change year-on-year +3.77% +5.55% +5.00%
75th Percentile £78,750 £76,000 £72,500
90th Percentile £96,250 £95,000 £90,000
UK median annual salary £56,000 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year +1.82% +4.76% +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 25 July 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 25 July 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 -78 893 £62,500 +4.17% 127
South East +154 546 £48,750 -2.50% 42
North of England +6 522 £46,500 -2.11% 101
Midlands -14 415 £47,500 +5.56% 53
North West -6 314 £45,750 -6.15% 59
East Midlands +6 237 £45,000 +5.88% 22
East of England +41 194 £40,000 -23.81% 22
Yorkshire +24 194 £45,000 -3.74% 38
South West +8 181 £47,500 -5.00% 29
West Midlands -12 178 £47,500 -5.00% 31
North East -8 14 £52,500 -4.55% 4
Law
UK

For the 6 months to 25 July 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.

1 899 (32.33%) Agile Software Development
2 808 (29.05%) Finance
3 650 (23.37%) Legal
4 636 (22.87%) Degree
5 601 (21.61%) Social Skills
6 526 (18.91%) Software Engineering
7 518 (18.63%) AWS
8 495 (17.80%) Java
9 481 (17.30%) DevOps
10 479 (17.22%) Inclusion and Diversity
11 459 (16.50%) Azure
12 457 (16.43%) Python
13 455 (16.36%) Microsoft
14 420 (15.10%) Computer Science
15 418 (15.03%) SQL
16 412 (14.81%) Linux
17 374 (13.45%) Banking
18 351 (12.62%) Ansible
19 341 (12.26%) AngularJS
20 340 (12.23%) Microservices
20 340 (12.23%) Node.js
21 328 (11.79%) Spring
21 328 (11.79%) Problem-Solving
22 326 (11.72%) Digital Banking
23 319 (11.47%) React
24 304 (10.93%) Git (software)
25 295 (10.61%) CSS
26 286 (10.28%) Jenkins
27 279 (10.03%) Scrum
28 278 (10.00%) Windows

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
1 237 (8.52%) Apache Spark
2 202 (7.26%) GemFire
3 180 (6.47%) Apache
4 79 (2.84%) SharePoint
5 73 (2.62%) Cloud Foundry
6 67 (2.41%) Elasticsearch
7 48 (1.73%) MS Exchange
8 16 (0.58%) BizTalk Server
9 15 (0.54%) CMS
9 15 (0.54%) Oracle Workflow
10 12 (0.43%) Exchange Server 2013
11 11 (0.40%) Confluence
11 11 (0.40%) Tomcat
11 11 (0.40%) WebSphere
12 10 (0.36%) IIS
12 10 (0.36%) JBoss
13 6 (0.22%) Exchange Server 2010
14 5 (0.18%) nginx
14 5 (0.18%) OpenStack
14 5 (0.18%) SAS
Applications
1 151 (5.43%) Microsoft Office
2 124 (4.46%) Microsoft Excel
3 45 (1.62%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 13 (0.47%) Microsoft Project
5 9 (0.32%) Photoshop
6 8 (0.29%) MS Visio
7 4 (0.14%) Adobe Illustrator
7 4 (0.14%) Simulink
8 3 (0.11%) Adobe Captivate
8 3 (0.11%) InDesign
8 3 (0.11%) SPSS
9 2 (0.072%) Chatbot
9 2 (0.072%) Figma
9 2 (0.072%) InfoPath
10 1 (0.036%) Adobe XD
10 1 (0.036%) AutoCAD
10 1 (0.036%) Sketch
10 1 (0.036%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 59 (2.12%) Dynamics AX
2 36 (1.29%) Oracle ERP
3 35 (1.26%) Elite 3E
4 21 (0.76%) Oracle EBS
5 20 (0.72%) Oracle Payables
6 19 (0.68%) Dynamics CRM
6 19 (0.68%) Oracle Assets
6 19 (0.68%) Oracle Cash Management
6 19 (0.68%) Oracle Receivables
6 19 (0.68%) SAP HR
7 18 (0.65%) Visualfiles
8 13 (0.47%) Dynamics NAV
9 11 (0.40%) Remedy ITSM
10 8 (0.29%) Oracle EBS R12
10 8 (0.29%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
11 6 (0.22%) Eloqua
11 6 (0.22%) Oracle General Ledger
11 6 (0.22%) Relativity
12 5 (0.18%) Carpe Diem
12 5 (0.18%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 518 (18.63%) AWS
2 459 (16.50%) Azure
3 268 (9.64%) GitHub
4 215 (7.73%) Microsoft 365
5 160 (5.75%) GCP
6 158 (5.68%) Amazon Kinesis
7 125 (4.49%) SaaS
8 120 (4.31%) Power Platform
9 80 (2.88%) PaaS
10 75 (2.70%) Dynamics 365
11 58 (2.09%) Azure Active Directory
12 51 (1.83%) Amazon EC2
13 47 (1.69%) Amazon S3
14 42 (1.51%) OpenShift
15 38 (1.37%) Serverless
16 37 (1.33%) Cloud Computing
17 35 (1.26%) IaaS
18 30 (1.08%) Amazon SQS
19 29 (1.04%) AWS CloudFormation
20 27 (0.97%) AWS Lambda
Communications & Networking
1 71 (2.55%) Firewall
2 66 (2.37%) DNS
3 61 (2.19%) DHCP
4 51 (1.83%) TCP/IP
5 44 (1.58%) VPN
6 35 (1.26%) HTTP
7 34 (1.22%) WAN
8 29 (1.04%) Calico
9 28 (1.01%) Network Security
10 27 (0.97%) LAN
11 25 (0.90%) Internet
12 23 (0.83%) Intranet
12 23 (0.83%) SAN
13 20 (0.72%) BGP
14 18 (0.65%) VoIP
15 17 (0.61%) SD-WAN
15 17 (0.61%) Wireless
16 16 (0.58%) IPsec
17 15 (0.54%) Skype
18 13 (0.47%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 244 (8.77%) PostgreSQL
2 233 (8.38%) Relational Database
3 205 (7.37%) HBase
4 204 (7.34%) NoSQL
5 201 (7.23%) MariaDB
6 200 (7.19%) Big Data
7 188 (6.76%) Redis
8 161 (5.79%) SQL Server
9 102 (3.67%) Power BI
10 98 (3.52%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 90 (3.24%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 82 (2.95%) Data Warehouse
13 72 (2.59%) MySQL
14 69 (2.48%) Hadoop
15 53 (1.91%) Amazon DynamoDB
16 47 (1.69%) SQL Server Analysis Services
17 46 (1.65%) MongoDB
18 41 (1.47%) Tableau
19 31 (1.11%) Oracle Reports
20 27 (0.97%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 304 (10.93%) Git (software)
2 286 (10.28%) Jenkins
3 226 (8.13%) Cucumber
4 221 (7.95%) Protractor
5 204 (7.34%) Cypress.io
5 204 (7.34%) Sonatype Nexus
6 195 (7.01%) Gradle
7 192 (6.90%) Storybook
8 174 (6.26%) JUnit
9 171 (6.15%) Eclipse
10 166 (5.97%) IntelliJ
11 161 (5.79%) Mockito
12 119 (4.28%) Artifactory
13 74 (2.66%) Selenium
14 73 (2.62%) SonarQube
15 50 (1.80%) JIRA
16 42 (1.51%) Bitbucket
17 41 (1.47%) Visual Studio
18 32 (1.15%) GitLab
19 30 (1.08%) gulp
General
1 808 (29.05%) Finance
2 650 (23.37%) Legal
3 601 (21.61%) Social Skills
4 479 (17.22%) Inclusion and Diversity
5 374 (13.45%) Banking
6 242 (8.70%) Analytical Skills
7 123 (4.42%) Marketing
8 116 (4.17%) Presentation Skills
9 86 (3.09%) Organisational Skills
10 78 (2.80%) Retail
11 70 (2.52%) Games
12 60 (2.16%) Public Sector
13 52 (1.87%) Pharmaceutical
14 51 (1.83%) Influencing Skills
15 48 (1.73%) Manufacturing
16 32 (1.15%) Military
17 30 (1.08%) General Ledger
18 28 (1.01%) Telecoms
19 24 (0.86%) Advertising
20 22 (0.79%) Police
Job Titles
1 432 (15.53%) Developer
2 400 (14.38%) Analyst
3 297 (10.68%) Software Engineer
4 146 (5.25%) Consultant
5 139 (5.00%) Principal Engineer
6 132 (4.75%) Architect
7 115 (4.14%) Principal Software Engineer
8 94 (3.38%) Software Developer
9 92 (3.31%) IT Analyst
10 88 (3.16%) Project Manager
11 86 (3.09%) Business Analyst
12 82 (2.95%) Senior Software Engineer
13 79 (2.84%) IT Manager
14 71 (2.55%) Support Analyst
15 68 (2.45%) Service Analyst
16 64 (2.30%) Lead Developer
17 61 (2.19%) Lead Software Engineer
18 60 (2.16%) Cloud Engineer
19 57 (2.05%) Junior
19 57 (2.05%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 341 (12.26%) AngularJS
2 340 (12.23%) Node.js
3 328 (11.79%) Spring
4 319 (11.47%) React
5 295 (10.61%) CSS
6 273 (9.82%) Kafka
7 229 (8.23%) RESTful
8 203 (7.30%) .NET
8 203 (7.30%) Redux
9 200 (7.19%) JSON
9 200 (7.19%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 197 (7.08%) Express
11 194 (6.98%) RabbitMQ
12 192 (6.90%) Tailwind CSS
13 190 (6.83%) WireMock
14 166 (5.97%) Spark Streaming
15 164 (5.90%) Play Framework
16 146 (5.25%) Web Services
17 126 (4.53%) REST
18 124 (4.46%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 253 (9.10%) User Experience
2 180 (6.47%) Linux Command Line
3 171 (6.15%) Management Information System
4 164 (5.90%) Self-Motivation
5 106 (3.81%) Life Science
6 95 (3.42%) Driving Licence
7 73 (2.62%) Algorithms
8 69 (2.48%) Data Structures
9 61 (2.19%) Mobile App
10 47 (1.69%) Data Centre
11 41 (1.47%) Virtual Team
12 35 (1.26%) Social Media
13 29 (1.04%) Enterprise Software
14 27 (0.97%) Public Cloud
15 23 (0.83%) Cloud Native
16 21 (0.76%) Clustering
17 19 (0.68%) Equities
18 15 (0.54%) Fixed Income
18 15 (0.54%) Hedge funds
18 15 (0.54%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 412 (14.81%) Linux
2 278 (10.00%) Windows
3 258 (9.28%) Unix
4 118 (4.24%) Windows 10
5 95 (3.42%) Windows Server
6 30 (1.08%) Android
7 25 (0.90%) Windows Server 2016
8 24 (0.86%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 23 (0.83%) Apple iOS
10 22 (0.79%) Mac OS
10 22 (0.79%) Windows Server 2019
11 17 (0.61%) Windows 7
11 17 (0.61%) Windows Server 2012
12 13 (0.47%) Fedora
13 11 (0.40%) CentOS
13 11 (0.40%) Ubuntu
14 9 (0.32%) Windows 8
15 5 (0.18%) Mac OS X
15 5 (0.18%) Mesosphere
16 4 (0.14%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 899 (32.33%) Agile Software Development
2 526 (18.91%) Software Engineering
3 481 (17.30%) DevOps
4 420 (15.10%) Computer Science
5 340 (12.23%) Microservices
6 328 (11.79%) Problem-Solving
7 326 (11.72%) Digital Banking
8 279 (10.03%) Scrum
9 242 (8.70%) Project Management
10 234 (8.41%) Software Testing
11 233 (8.38%) Analytics
12 220 (7.91%) Business Continuity
13 202 (7.26%) ITIL
14 196 (7.05%) Cross-Browser Testing
15 195 (7.01%) Validation
16 191 (6.87%) Business Intelligence
17 179 (6.44%) TDD
18 171 (6.15%) High Availability
19 159 (5.72%) OO
20 154 (5.54%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 495 (17.80%) Java
2 457 (16.43%) Python
3 418 (15.03%) SQL
4 276 (9.92%) JavaScript
5 209 (7.52%) C#
6 208 (7.48%) Shell Script
7 196 (7.05%) Groovy
8 107 (3.85%) Bash Shell
9 100 (3.60%) C
10 83 (2.98%) TypeScript
11 79 (2.84%) PowerShell
12 75 (2.70%) C++
13 61 (2.19%) T-SQL
14 58 (2.09%) Go
15 34 (1.22%) PHP
16 31 (1.11%) Ruby
17 29 (1.04%) Perl
18 18 (0.65%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
19 15 (0.54%) VB.NET
20 13 (0.47%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 636 (22.87%) Degree
2 192 (6.90%) Oracle Certification
3 191 (6.87%) OCP
4 152 (5.47%) Security Cleared
5 100 (3.60%) Computer Science Degree
6 81 (2.91%) SC Cleared
7 74 (2.66%) DBS Check
8 64 (2.30%) Master's Degree
9 41 (1.47%) PhD
10 32 (1.15%) DV Cleared
11 30 (1.08%) CISSP
12 29 (1.04%) Cisco Certification
13 27 (0.97%) ITIL Certification
14 25 (0.90%) CISM
15 24 (0.86%) TOGAF Certification
16 23 (0.83%) CCNA
16 23 (0.83%) PMP
17 22 (0.79%) PMI Certification
18 21 (0.76%) CIPD
19 19 (0.68%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 165 (5.93%) QA
2 93 (3.34%) SLA
3 76 (2.73%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 63 (2.27%) PMO
5 47 (1.69%) GDPR
6 31 (1.11%) Data Quality
7 24 (0.86%) NIST
8 19 (0.68%) Cyber Essentials
9 14 (0.50%) PCI DSS
10 10 (0.36%) GRC
11 7 (0.25%) Accessibility
11 7 (0.25%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
12 6 (0.22%) PMBOK
13 5 (0.18%) NCSC
14 4 (0.14%) COBIT
15 3 (0.11%) ISO/IEC 20000
16 2 (0.072%) GMP
16 2 (0.072%) ISO 22301
16 2 (0.072%) NEBOSH
16 2 (0.072%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 203 (7.30%) Active Directory
2 167 (6.01%) HDFS
3 166 (5.97%) Docker
4 158 (5.68%) VMware Infrastructure
5 47 (1.69%) Virtual Machines
6 22 (0.79%) Hyper-V
7 9 (0.32%) Firmware
7 9 (0.32%) Virtual Servers
8 8 (0.29%) VMware ESXi
8 8 (0.29%) XenApp
9 6 (0.22%) Oracle RAC
10 5 (0.18%) Apache ZooKeeper
10 5 (0.18%) vSphere
10 5 (0.18%) XenDesktop
11 3 (0.11%) BitLocker
11 3 (0.11%) VMware Workstation
12 2 (0.072%) DFS Replication
12 2 (0.072%) KVM
12 2 (0.072%) Terminal Services
12 2 (0.072%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 351 (12.62%) Ansible
2 153 (5.50%) Kubernetes
3 148 (5.32%) Terraform
4 136 (4.89%) Opscode Chef
5 69 (2.48%) Puppet
6 44 (1.58%) SCCM
7 35 (1.26%) Kibana
8 32 (1.15%) Microsoft Intune
9 30 (1.08%) Grafana
10 13 (0.47%) Single Sign-On
11 9 (0.32%) EnCase
11 9 (0.32%) FTK
12 7 (0.25%) PowerCLI
13 6 (0.22%) Prometheus
13 6 (0.22%) vCenter Server
14 5 (0.18%) Automic
14 5 (0.18%) logstash
15 4 (0.14%) Data Guard
15 4 (0.14%) Hadoop YARN
15 4 (0.14%) Oracle EDQ
Vendors
1 455 (16.36%) Microsoft
2 266 (9.56%) VMware
3 194 (6.98%) Oracle
4 192 (6.90%) Okta
5 100 (3.60%) iManage
6 78 (2.80%) Intapp
7 74 (2.66%) Lumesse
8 71 (2.55%) Citrix
9 68 (2.45%) Cisco
10 61 (2.19%) SAP
11 53 (1.91%) Google
12 45 (1.62%) Instagram
13 37 (1.33%) Aderant
14 26 (0.93%) Salesforce.com
15 24 (0.86%) Red Hat
15 24 (0.86%) Xceptor
16 23 (0.83%) ServiceNow
17 21 (0.76%) Adobe
18 18 (0.65%) LexisNexis
18 18 (0.65%) PayPal