Period
to 18 January 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 18 January 2021 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Law
UK > England
6 months to
18 Jan 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 138 214 219
Rank change year-on-year +76 +5 0
Permanent jobs citing Law 1,313 1,799 2,310
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in England 2.32% 1.55% 1.64%
As % of the General category 6.08% 3.85% 3.93%
Number of salaries quoted 1,072 1,519 1,683
Median annual salary £50,000 £52,500 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.76% -8.70% +9.52%
10th Percentile £29,750 £28,750 £31,250
90th Percentile £82,500 £82,500 £85,000
UK median annual salary £50,000 £52,500 £57,500
% change year-on-year -4.76% -8.70% +9.52%

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 21,608 46,669 58,762
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 38.24% 40.24% 41.73%
Number of salaries quoted 17,081 35,975 45,739
Median annual salary £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.35% +4.55% +4.76%
10th Percentile £33,210 £31,250 £30,750
90th Percentile £97,500 £95,000 £90,000
UK median annual salary £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year +9.09% - +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 18 January 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 18 January 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 -19 462 £60,000 +4.35% 74
North of England +82 262 £47,500 +5.56% 63
South East +211 217 £45,000 -10.00% 20
Midlands +202 217 £50,000 +11.11% 34
North West +56 181 £47,500 +5.56% 42
East Midlands +143 143 £47,500 +5.56% 16
East of England +143 74 £27,500 -45.00% 12
West Midlands +106 74 £50,000 +5.26% 16
Yorkshire +77 66 £40,000 -5.88% 18
South West +1 53 £42,500 -15.00% 14
North East +28 15 £57,500 +74.24% 3
Law
UK

For the 6 months to 18 January 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.

1 252 (19.19%) Legal
2 243 (18.51%) Agile Software Development
3 242 (18.43%) Azure
4 239 (18.20%) Project Management
5 232 (17.67%) Microsoft
6 205 (15.61%) SQL
7 182 (13.86%) Python
8 178 (13.56%) JavaScript
9 176 (13.40%) Windows
10 173 (13.18%) Finance
11 170 (12.95%) Information Security
12 164 (12.49%) DevOps
13 153 (11.65%) AWS
14 146 (11.12%) Management Information System
15 140 (10.66%) Linux
16 138 (10.51%) Software Engineering
17 134 (10.21%) Degree
17 134 (10.21%) GDPR
18 125 (9.52%) C#
19 123 (9.37%) Data Protection
20 122 (9.29%) Manufacturing
20 122 (9.29%) Matrix Organization
21 121 (9.22%) Pharmaceutical
22 105 (8.00%) Java
22 105 (8.00%) .NET
23 97 (7.39%) Machine Learning
24 94 (7.16%) Problem-Solving
25 93 (7.08%) SaaS
26 92 (7.01%) Active Directory
27 91 (6.93%) Microservices

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 38 (2.89%) SharePoint
2 23 (1.75%) MS Exchange
3 19 (1.45%) Elasticsearch
4 18 (1.37%) Confluence
5 15 (1.14%) Apache Spark
6 12 (0.91%) OpenStack
6 12 (0.91%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 11 (0.84%) IIS
8 8 (0.61%) CMS
9 7 (0.53%) Oracle Workflow
10 6 (0.46%) Apache Solr
11 5 (0.38%) Sitecore CMS
12 4 (0.30%) Apache Pig
12 4 (0.30%) SAS
13 3 (0.23%) Apache
13 3 (0.23%) Exchange Server 2013
14 2 (0.15%) BizTalk Server
14 2 (0.15%) nginx
15 1 (0.076%) Skype for Business
15 1 (0.076%) Umbraco
Applications
1 61 (4.65%) Microsoft Office
2 31 (2.36%) Microsoft Excel
3 22 (1.68%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 7 (0.53%) Simulink
5 4 (0.30%) Microsoft Project
5 4 (0.30%) SPSS
6 3 (0.23%) Acrobat
6 3 (0.23%) Adobe Captivate
6 3 (0.23%) Adobe Premiere
6 3 (0.23%) InVision
7 2 (0.15%) Adobe XD
7 2 (0.15%) MS Visio
7 2 (0.15%) Photoshop
7 2 (0.15%) Zeplin
8 1 (0.076%) Adobe Creative Suite
8 1 (0.076%) Figma
8 1 (0.076%) Marvel
8 1 (0.076%) Sketch
8 1 (0.076%) Stateflow
Business Applications
1 14 (1.07%) Dynamics CRM
1 14 (1.07%) Elite 3E
2 8 (0.61%) Oracle Receivables
3 7 (0.53%) Carpe Diem
3 7 (0.53%) Dynamics AX
3 7 (0.53%) Salesforce.com CRM
4 6 (0.46%) Visualfiles
5 5 (0.38%) Oracle Cash Management
5 5 (0.38%) Relativity
5 5 (0.38%) Workday HCM
6 4 (0.30%) Distributed Ledger
6 4 (0.30%) Oracle EBS
6 4 (0.30%) Oracle General Ledger
6 4 (0.30%) Oracle Payables
6 4 (0.30%) Shopify
7 3 (0.23%) NetSuite
7 3 (0.23%) Oracle ERP
7 3 (0.23%) Remedy ITSM
8 2 (0.15%) Magento
8 2 (0.15%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
Cloud Services
1 242 (18.43%) Azure
2 153 (11.65%) AWS
3 93 (7.08%) SaaS
4 85 (6.47%) Office 365
5 48 (3.66%) GCP
6 39 (2.97%) PaaS
7 34 (2.59%) Power Platform
8 31 (2.36%) Cloud Computing
9 25 (1.90%) IaaS
10 24 (1.83%) Serverless
11 20 (1.52%) AWS Lambda
11 20 (1.52%) Dynamics 365
12 18 (1.37%) Azure Active Directory
13 17 (1.29%) Azure Data Factory
13 17 (1.29%) GitHub
14 16 (1.22%) Amazon EC2
14 16 (1.22%) Azure Stack
15 13 (0.99%) Amazon S3
16 12 (0.91%) AWS CloudFormation
17 11 (0.84%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 44 (3.35%) Firewall
2 35 (2.67%) DNS
2 35 (2.67%) WAN
3 32 (2.44%) LAN
4 30 (2.28%) TCP/IP
5 29 (2.21%) DHCP
6 15 (1.14%) VPN
7 14 (1.07%) Internet
7 14 (1.07%) Network Security
8 12 (0.91%) Cisco IOS
9 11 (0.84%) Wireless
10 9 (0.69%) BGP
10 9 (0.69%) Intrusion Detection
10 9 (0.69%) OSPF
10 9 (0.69%) SAN
10 9 (0.69%) Skype
10 9 (0.69%) Unified Communications
11 8 (0.61%) DAB
11 8 (0.61%) MPLS
11 8 (0.61%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 80 (6.09%) SQL Server
2 49 (3.73%) NoSQL
3 46 (3.50%) Big Data
4 45 (3.43%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 34 (2.59%) Data Warehouse
5 34 (2.59%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 32 (2.44%) Power BI
7 26 (1.98%) MySQL
8 21 (1.60%) Data Lake
8 21 (1.60%) MongoDB
8 21 (1.60%) SQL Server 2019
9 19 (1.45%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 18 (1.37%) Amazon RDS
11 17 (1.29%) PostgreSQL
12 16 (1.22%) Hadoop
13 12 (0.91%) Apache Cassandra
13 12 (0.91%) Relational Database
14 9 (0.69%) Redis
15 7 (0.53%) CouchDB
16 5 (0.38%) Tableau
Development Applications
1 37 (2.82%) JIRA
2 34 (2.59%) Git (software)
3 32 (2.44%) Jenkins
4 18 (1.37%) GitLab
5 17 (1.29%) TeamCity
6 14 (1.07%) Visual Studio
7 9 (0.69%) Bitbucket
7 9 (0.69%) Cucumber
7 9 (0.69%) Octopus Deploy
7 9 (0.69%) Selenium
8 6 (0.46%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 5 (0.38%) Cypress.io
9 5 (0.38%) git-flow
9 5 (0.38%) Team Foundation Server
9 5 (0.38%) Visual Studio Team System
10 3 (0.23%) Subversion
11 2 (0.15%) Axure RP
11 2 (0.15%) Eclipse
11 2 (0.15%) Oracle Forms
11 2 (0.15%) Rational DOORS
General
1 252 (19.19%) Legal
2 173 (13.18%) Finance
3 122 (9.29%) Manufacturing
4 121 (9.22%) Pharmaceutical
5 54 (4.11%) Marketing
6 40 (3.05%) Games
7 35 (2.67%) Banking
8 27 (2.06%) Retail
9 17 (1.29%) Public Sector
10 15 (1.14%) Telecoms
11 14 (1.07%) Aerospace
12 13 (0.99%) Financial Institution
13 10 (0.76%) Electronics
14 9 (0.69%) French Language
15 8 (0.61%) Spanish Language
16 6 (0.46%) German Language
16 6 (0.46%) Military
17 5 (0.38%) Billing
18 4 (0.30%) Advertising
18 4 (0.30%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 212 (16.15%) Developer
2 152 (11.58%) Analyst
3 139 (10.59%) Administrator
4 112 (8.53%) Data Administrator
5 74 (5.64%) Consultant
6 64 (4.87%) Software Engineer
7 53 (4.04%) Architect
8 52 (3.96%) DevOps Engineer
9 47 (3.58%) Graduate
10 44 (3.35%) Data Engineer
11 43 (3.27%) Azure Engineer
12 37 (2.82%) Junior
12 37 (2.82%) Security Consultant
13 36 (2.74%) .NET Developer
13 36 (2.74%) Project Manager
14 35 (2.67%) IT Analyst
14 35 (2.67%) Senior Developer
15 34 (2.59%) Support Analyst
16 32 (2.44%) Support Engineer
17 31 (2.36%) Cloud Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 105 (8.00%) .NET
2 81 (6.17%) HTML
3 79 (6.02%) Node.js
4 68 (5.18%) React
5 67 (5.10%) CSS
6 42 (3.20%) AngularJS
7 39 (2.97%) Vue.js
8 36 (2.74%) HTML5
9 33 (2.51%) ASP.NET
9 33 (2.51%) Web Services
10 32 (2.44%) REST
11 31 (2.36%) .NET Core
12 29 (2.21%) COM
13 23 (1.75%) XML
14 20 (1.52%) .NET Framework
15 19 (1.45%) ASP.NET Web API
16 18 (1.37%) Spring
17 16 (1.22%) SOAP
18 15 (1.14%) Apache Flex
19 13 (0.99%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 146 (11.12%) Management Information System
2 86 (6.55%) Mobile App
3 80 (6.09%) Analytical Skills
4 39 (2.97%) Greenfield Project
5 34 (2.59%) User Experience
6 29 (2.21%) Virtual Team
7 26 (1.98%) Replication
8 25 (1.90%) Data Centre
9 21 (1.60%) Clustering
10 19 (1.45%) Video Conferencing
11 18 (1.37%) Cloud Native
12 17 (1.29%) Enterprise Software
13 15 (1.14%) Analytical Mindset
14 14 (1.07%) Linux Command Line
15 13 (0.99%) Private Cloud
16 11 (0.84%) Algorithms
16 11 (0.84%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
16 11 (0.84%) Public Cloud
16 11 (0.84%) Taxonomies
17 10 (0.76%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 176 (13.40%) Windows
2 140 (10.66%) Linux
3 46 (3.50%) Windows Server
4 43 (3.27%) Windows 10
5 24 (1.83%) Windows Server 2012
6 22 (1.68%) Windows Server 2016
7 19 (1.45%) Android
8 17 (1.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 17 (1.29%) Ubuntu
8 17 (1.29%) Windows Server 2019
9 12 (0.91%) CentOS
9 12 (0.91%) Unix
10 11 (0.84%) Windows Server 2008
11 8 (0.61%) Apple iOS
11 8 (0.61%) Mac OS
12 6 (0.46%) Mac OS X
12 6 (0.46%) Windows 2000
13 3 (0.23%) Mesosphere
14 2 (0.15%) Windows 7
15 1 (0.076%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 243 (18.51%) Agile Software Development
2 239 (18.20%) Project Management
3 170 (12.95%) Information Security
4 164 (12.49%) DevOps
5 138 (10.51%) Software Engineering
6 123 (9.37%) Data Protection
7 122 (9.29%) Matrix Organization
8 97 (7.39%) Machine Learning
9 94 (7.16%) Problem-Solving
10 91 (6.93%) Microservices
11 89 (6.78%) Cybersecurity
12 78 (5.94%) Scrum
13 77 (5.86%) Artificial Intelligence
13 77 (5.86%) Business Intelligence
14 76 (5.79%) ITIL
15 72 (5.48%) Stakeholder Management
16 68 (5.18%) Migration
17 64 (4.87%) Mentoring
18 62 (4.72%) CRM
19 60 (4.57%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 205 (15.61%) SQL
2 182 (13.86%) Python
3 178 (13.56%) JavaScript
4 125 (9.52%) C#
5 105 (8.00%) Java
6 64 (4.87%) C++
7 57 (4.34%) PowerShell
8 45 (3.43%) Bash Shell
9 43 (3.27%) C
10 34 (2.59%) T-SQL
11 33 (2.51%) PHP
12 27 (2.06%) TypeScript
13 23 (1.75%) Go
14 18 (1.37%) Kotlin
15 17 (1.29%) Scala
16 11 (0.84%) Java 8
16 11 (0.84%) Ruby
17 10 (0.76%) Perl
18 8 (0.61%) MATLAB
18 8 (0.61%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 134 (10.21%) Degree
2 67 (5.10%) Security Cleared
3 36 (2.74%) CISSP
4 29 (2.21%) Cisco Certification
5 26 (1.98%) Computer Science Degree
5 26 (1.98%) SC Cleared
6 17 (1.29%) PhD
7 15 (1.14%) Microsoft Certification
8 14 (1.07%) (ISC)2 CCSP
8 14 (1.07%) DV Cleared
9 13 (0.99%) MCSE
10 12 (0.91%) CCNA
11 11 (0.84%) CISM
12 10 (0.76%) CCNP
13 9 (0.69%) AWS Certification
14 7 (0.53%) RHCE
15 6 (0.46%) MOS
16 5 (0.38%) PRINCE2 Certification
17 4 (0.30%) ISEB
17 4 (0.30%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 134 (10.21%) GDPR
2 30 (2.28%) QA
3 16 (1.22%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 8 (0.61%) Data Quality
4 8 (0.61%) SLA
5 7 (0.53%) NIST
5 7 (0.53%) PMBOK
6 6 (0.46%) PMO
7 4 (0.30%) ISO 20022
7 4 (0.30%) PCI DSS
7 4 (0.30%) PSD2
7 4 (0.30%) TARGET2
8 3 (0.23%) COBIT
9 1 (0.076%) DO-254
9 1 (0.076%) EMIR
9 1 (0.076%) IEC 61508
9 1 (0.076%) ISO 14001
9 1 (0.076%) ISO 26262
9 1 (0.076%) ISO 9001
9 1 (0.076%) MiFID
System Software
1 92 (7.01%) Active Directory
2 87 (6.63%) Docker
3 17 (1.29%) VMware Infrastructure
4 11 (0.84%) XenApp
5 9 (0.69%) Hyper-V
6 7 (0.53%) XenDesktop
7 6 (0.46%) Virtual Desktop
8 2 (0.15%) BitLocker
8 2 (0.15%) Citrix Hypervisor
8 2 (0.15%) Firmware
8 2 (0.15%) VMware ESXi
9 1 (0.076%) DFS Replication
9 1 (0.076%) Snort
9 1 (0.076%) VirtualBox
9 1 (0.076%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 83 (6.32%) Kubernetes
2 76 (5.79%) Ansible
3 64 (4.87%) Terraform
4 44 (3.35%) Puppet
5 41 (3.12%) SCCM
6 21 (1.60%) Failover Clustering
7 20 (1.52%) Opscode Chef
8 18 (1.37%) Microsoft Intune
9 10 (0.76%) WSUS
10 8 (0.61%) Single Sign-On
11 7 (0.53%) QRadar
11 7 (0.53%) SCOM
12 6 (0.46%) CASB
12 6 (0.46%) WebSphere Cast Iron
13 3 (0.23%) Automic
13 3 (0.23%) Consul
13 3 (0.23%) Kibana
13 3 (0.23%) logstash
13 3 (0.23%) Nessus
13 3 (0.23%) Prometheus
Vendors
1 232 (17.67%) Microsoft
2 60 (4.57%) Oracle
3 47 (3.58%) VMware
4 38 (2.89%) Cisco
5 33 (2.51%) Salesforce.com
6 29 (2.21%) Citrix
7 24 (1.83%) Google
8 21 (1.60%) iManage
8 21 (1.60%) Splunk
9 17 (1.29%) Sun
10 15 (1.14%) Intapp
11 13 (0.99%) Databricks
12 12 (0.91%) Adobe
12 12 (0.91%) Red Hat
13 11 (0.84%) Aderant
13 11 (0.84%) CheckPoint
13 11 (0.84%) CyberArk
13 11 (0.84%) SolarWinds
14 9 (0.69%) Palo Alto
14 9 (0.69%) Rackspace