Period
to 30 October 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 30 October 2020 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Law
UK > England
6 months to
30 Oct 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 153 221 216
Rank change year-on-year +68 -5 +59
Permanent jobs citing Law 1,018 1,957 2,543
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in England 2.22% 1.54% 1.66%
As % of the General category 5.87% 3.89% 3.86%
Number of salaries quoted 850 1,537 1,818
Median annual salary £52,500 £55,000 £53,547
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.55% +2.71% +1.99%
10th Percentile £32,500 £28,750 £29,000
90th Percentile £82,500 £83,750 £83,750
UK median annual salary £52,500 £55,000 £53,000
% change year-on-year -4.55% +3.77% +0.95%

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 17,352 50,345 65,962
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 37.83% 39.74% 43.02%
Number of salaries quoted 13,926 38,458 50,852
Median annual salary £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +9.09% - +4.76%
10th Percentile £33,750 £31,250 £30,000
90th Percentile £100,000 £93,750 £87,500
UK median annual salary £60,000 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year +9.09% +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 30 October 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 30 October 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 -3 477 £65,000 +8.33% 61
North of England +172 219 £47,500 +5.56% 47
North West +131 170 £50,000 +11.11% 39
Midlands +190 155 £47,500 - 15
West Midlands +137 81 £50,000 - 2
East Midlands +137 72 £42,500 -5.56% 12
East of England +178 58 £50,000 +53.85% 9
South East +81 48 £52,500 +45.36% 15
South West +13 47 £47,500 +11.76% 5
Yorkshire +132 46 £40,000 +3.23% 7
North East +20 3 £50,000 +25.00% 1
Law
UK

For the 6 months to 30 October 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.

1 197 (19.35%) Microsoft
2 191 (18.76%) Agile Software Development
3 187 (18.37%) Azure
4 177 (17.39%) Windows
5 171 (16.80%) Python
6 165 (16.21%) AWS
7 155 (15.23%) Finance
8 154 (15.13%) SQL
9 144 (14.15%) DevOps
10 141 (13.85%) JavaScript
11 139 (13.65%) Linux
12 127 (12.48%) Legal
13 108 (10.61%) Security Cleared
14 106 (10.41%) SaaS
15 99 (9.72%) Software Engineering
16 97 (9.53%) Degree
17 93 (9.14%) C#
18 92 (9.04%) Project Management
19 91 (8.94%) Docker
20 89 (8.74%) Kubernetes
21 86 (8.45%) Java
22 79 (7.76%) SC Cleared
23 77 (7.56%) Problem-Solving
24 76 (7.47%) Microservices
25 75 (7.37%) SQL Server
25 75 (7.37%) Terraform
26 74 (7.27%) Active Directory
27 73 (7.17%) Cybersecurity
28 72 (7.07%) .NET
29 71 (6.97%) Business Intelligence

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 23 (2.26%) IIS
2 21 (2.06%) SharePoint
3 20 (1.96%) Elasticsearch
3 20 (1.96%) MS Exchange
4 10 (0.98%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 9 (0.88%) Confluence
6 8 (0.79%) Apache Spark
6 8 (0.79%) CMS
7 5 (0.49%) Jupyter
8 4 (0.39%) BizTalk Server
8 4 (0.39%) EPiServer
9 3 (0.29%) Apache
9 3 (0.29%) Exchange Server 2013
10 2 (0.20%) Apache Solr
10 2 (0.20%) nginx
10 2 (0.20%) Oracle Workflow
10 2 (0.20%) SharePoint 2013
10 2 (0.20%) Sitecore CMS
10 2 (0.20%) Skype for Business
11 1 (0.098%) WordPress
Applications
1 45 (4.42%) Microsoft Office
2 26 (2.55%) Microsoft Excel
3 16 (1.57%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 6 (0.59%) Microsoft Project
5 4 (0.39%) Adobe Captivate
5 4 (0.39%) Simulink
6 3 (0.29%) MS Visio
7 2 (0.20%) Adobe Premiere
7 2 (0.20%) InVision
7 2 (0.20%) Photoshop
7 2 (0.20%) Zeplin
8 1 (0.098%) Stateflow
Business Applications
1 19 (1.87%) Dynamics CRM
2 17 (1.67%) Dynamics AX
3 16 (1.57%) Shopify
4 10 (0.98%) Magento
5 7 (0.69%) Carpe Diem
6 6 (0.59%) Relativity
7 5 (0.49%) Salesforce.com CRM
8 4 (0.39%) Distributed Ledger
8 4 (0.39%) Elite 3E
8 4 (0.39%) NetSuite
8 4 (0.39%) Oracle EBS
9 3 (0.29%) Oracle Cash Management
9 3 (0.29%) Visualfiles
10 2 (0.20%) Oracle General Ledger
10 2 (0.20%) Oracle Payables
10 2 (0.20%) Oracle Receivables
10 2 (0.20%) Workday HCM
11 1 (0.098%) Dynamics NAV
11 1 (0.098%) Finacle
11 1 (0.098%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 187 (18.37%) Azure
2 165 (16.21%) AWS
3 106 (10.41%) SaaS
4 61 (5.99%) Office 365
5 44 (4.32%) Serverless
6 43 (4.22%) Power Platform
7 41 (4.03%) AWS Lambda
8 37 (3.63%) GCP
9 36 (3.54%) PaaS
10 30 (2.95%) IaaS
11 26 (2.55%) Cloud Computing
12 24 (2.36%) Dynamics 365
13 16 (1.57%) Azure Active Directory
14 14 (1.38%) Amazon S3
15 13 (1.28%) Azure Data Factory
15 13 (1.28%) Azure Stack
16 12 (1.18%) Amazon EC2
16 12 (1.18%) AWS CloudFormation
17 11 (1.08%) GitHub
18 10 (0.98%) Amazon ECS
Communications & Networking
1 46 (4.52%) Firewall
2 38 (3.73%) Internet
3 30 (2.95%) DNS
4 29 (2.85%) WAN
5 28 (2.75%) LAN
6 24 (2.36%) DHCP
6 24 (2.36%) TCP/IP
7 23 (2.26%) Wireless
8 16 (1.57%) Network Security
9 13 (1.28%) Intrusion Detection
9 13 (1.28%) VPN
10 11 (1.08%) Skype
11 9 (0.88%) BGP
11 9 (0.88%) Unified Communications
12 8 (0.79%) NetScaler
12 8 (0.79%) OSPF
12 8 (0.79%) VoIP
12 8 (0.79%) WLAN
13 7 (0.69%) Softphone
13 7 (0.69%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 75 (7.37%) SQL Server
2 44 (4.32%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 41 (4.03%) Power BI
4 40 (3.93%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 29 (2.85%) Data Warehouse
6 27 (2.65%) NoSQL
7 25 (2.46%) SQL Server 2019
8 24 (2.36%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 19 (1.87%) Big Data
10 16 (1.57%) MySQL
11 14 (1.38%) Data Lake
12 12 (1.18%) Amazon DynamoDB
13 10 (0.98%) PostgreSQL
14 9 (0.88%) Apache Cassandra
15 8 (0.79%) Amazon Athena
15 8 (0.79%) CouchDB
15 8 (0.79%) Hadoop
16 7 (0.69%) Tableau
17 6 (0.59%) Amazon RDS
17 6 (0.59%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 50 (4.91%) Jenkins
2 36 (3.54%) Git (software)
3 29 (2.85%) TeamCity
4 27 (2.65%) GitLab
5 24 (2.36%) JIRA
6 13 (1.28%) Visual Studio
7 12 (1.18%) Octopus Deploy
7 12 (1.18%) Selenium
8 10 (0.98%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 8 (0.79%) Cucumber
10 7 (0.69%) Bitbucket
11 6 (0.59%) SpecFlow
12 5 (0.49%) Oracle Forms
12 5 (0.49%) Visual Studio Team System
13 4 (0.39%) CircleCI
13 4 (0.39%) REST Assured
13 4 (0.39%) Team Foundation Server
14 3 (0.29%) Cypress.io
14 3 (0.29%) Postman
15 2 (0.20%) Rational Rhapsody
General
1 155 (15.23%) Finance
2 127 (12.48%) Legal
3 42 (4.13%) Marketing
4 32 (3.14%) Banking
5 25 (2.46%) Games
6 20 (1.96%) Police
7 19 (1.87%) Retail
8 15 (1.47%) Back Office
8 15 (1.47%) Local Government
9 14 (1.38%) Aerospace
10 12 (1.18%) Financial Institution
11 11 (1.08%) Telecoms
12 10 (0.98%) Electronics
13 6 (0.59%) Military
13 6 (0.59%) Public Sector
14 5 (0.49%) Fire and Rescue
14 5 (0.49%) German Language
14 5 (0.49%) Pharmaceutical
15 4 (0.39%) Advertising
15 4 (0.39%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 210 (20.63%) Developer
2 106 (10.41%) Analyst
3 57 (5.60%) Consultant
4 50 (4.91%) DevOps Engineer
5 48 (4.72%) Software Engineer
6 45 (4.42%) Senior Developer
7 38 (3.73%) AWS Engineer
8 36 (3.54%) Architect
9 34 (3.34%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 32 (3.14%) Administrator
11 30 (2.95%) DBA
12 29 (2.85%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
13 27 (2.65%) SQL DBA
14 26 (2.55%) Azure Engineer
15 23 (2.26%) IT Manager
15 23 (2.26%) Security Consultant
15 23 (2.26%) Support Engineer
16 22 (2.16%) Network Engineer
17 21 (2.06%) .NET Developer
17 21 (2.06%) C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 72 (7.07%) .NET
2 63 (6.19%) HTML
3 61 (5.99%) CSS
4 56 (5.50%) Node.js
5 46 (4.52%) React
5 46 (4.52%) Web Services
6 38 (3.73%) Vue.js
7 34 (3.34%) AngularJS
8 31 (3.05%) REST
9 25 (2.46%) ASP.NET
10 19 (1.87%) HTML5
10 19 (1.87%) SOAP
11 16 (1.57%) .NET Framework
12 15 (1.47%) .NET Core
12 15 (1.47%) JSON
13 14 (1.38%) ASP.NET Web API
13 14 (1.38%) XML
14 13 (1.28%) CSS3
14 13 (1.28%) Spring
15 12 (1.18%) Kafka
Miscellaneous
1 69 (6.78%) Analytical Skills
2 54 (5.30%) Cybercrime
3 46 (4.52%) Mobile App
4 41 (4.03%) Management Information System
5 37 (3.63%) Greenfield Project
6 29 (2.85%) Replication
7 27 (2.65%) User Experience
8 23 (2.26%) Clustering
9 19 (1.87%) Data Centre
10 17 (1.67%) Analytical Mindset
11 12 (1.18%) Data Structures
12 11 (1.08%) Self-Motivation
13 10 (0.98%) Algorithms
13 10 (0.98%) e-Learning
13 10 (0.98%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
13 10 (0.98%) Smartphone
13 10 (0.98%) Video Conferencing
14 9 (0.88%) Cloud Native
14 9 (0.88%) Linux Command Line
14 9 (0.88%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 177 (17.39%) Windows
2 139 (13.65%) Linux
3 50 (4.91%) Windows Server
4 41 (4.03%) Windows 10
5 18 (1.77%) Windows Server 2016
6 17 (1.67%) Ubuntu
7 16 (1.57%) Android
7 16 (1.57%) Windows Server 2012
8 12 (1.18%) CentOS
9 11 (1.08%) Windows Server 2019
10 10 (0.98%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 9 (0.88%) Apple iOS
12 7 (0.69%) Unix
13 6 (0.59%) Windows 2000
14 5 (0.49%) Mac OS X
14 5 (0.49%) Windows 7
14 5 (0.49%) Windows Server 2008
15 4 (0.39%) Mac OS
15 4 (0.39%) Mesosphere
16 2 (0.20%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 191 (18.76%) Agile Software Development
2 144 (14.15%) DevOps
3 99 (9.72%) Software Engineering
4 92 (9.04%) Project Management
5 77 (7.56%) Problem-Solving
6 76 (7.47%) Microservices
7 73 (7.17%) Cybersecurity
8 71 (6.97%) Business Intelligence
9 65 (6.39%) ITIL
10 61 (5.99%) Information Security
11 60 (5.89%) Mentoring
12 58 (5.70%) TDD
13 57 (5.60%) CRM
13 57 (5.60%) E-Commerce
13 57 (5.60%) Migration
14 56 (5.50%) Infrastructure as Code
15 55 (5.40%) Threat Management
16 50 (4.91%) Stakeholder Management
17 49 (4.81%) Infrastructure Engineering
18 48 (4.72%) Machine Learning
Programming Languages
1 171 (16.80%) Python
2 154 (15.13%) SQL
3 141 (13.85%) JavaScript
4 93 (9.14%) C#
5 86 (8.45%) Java
6 59 (5.80%) PowerShell
7 46 (4.52%) C++
8 45 (4.42%) Bash Shell
9 34 (3.34%) T-SQL
10 28 (2.75%) TypeScript
11 19 (1.87%) Ruby
12 16 (1.57%) PHP
13 14 (1.38%) C
13 14 (1.38%) Kotlin
14 13 (1.28%) Java 8
15 11 (1.08%) Go
16 10 (0.98%) PL/SQL
17 7 (0.69%) Shell Script
18 5 (0.49%) Bourne shell
18 5 (0.49%) Perl
Qualifications
1 108 (10.61%) Security Cleared
2 97 (9.53%) Degree
3 79 (7.76%) SC Cleared
4 39 (3.83%) CISSP
5 30 (2.95%) Cisco Certification
6 22 (2.16%) Computer Science Degree
7 19 (1.87%) CCNA
8 18 (1.77%) CISM
9 15 (1.47%) CISA
10 13 (1.28%) PhD
11 11 (1.08%) DV Cleared
12 10 (0.98%) (ISC)2 CCSP
13 9 (0.88%) AWS Certification
13 9 (0.88%) CRISC
14 8 (0.79%) CEH
14 8 (0.79%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
14 8 (0.79%) Microsoft Certification
15 7 (0.69%) ISO 27001 Lead Auditor
15 7 (0.69%) PRINCE2 Certification
15 7 (0.69%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 25 (2.46%) QA
2 24 (2.36%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 14 (1.38%) GDPR
3 14 (1.38%) PMO
4 6 (0.59%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
5 4 (0.39%) ISO 20022
5 4 (0.39%) NIST
5 4 (0.39%) PCI DSS
5 4 (0.39%) PSD2
5 4 (0.39%) TARGET2
6 3 (0.29%) Cyber Essentials
7 2 (0.20%) ISO 22301
7 2 (0.20%) SLA
8 1 (0.098%) COBIT
8 1 (0.098%) DO-254
8 1 (0.098%) Dodd-Frank
8 1 (0.098%) EMIR
8 1 (0.098%) IEC 61508
8 1 (0.098%) ISO 26262
8 1 (0.098%) MiFID
System Software
1 91 (8.94%) Docker
2 74 (7.27%) Active Directory
3 26 (2.55%) VMware Infrastructure
4 7 (0.69%) Virtual Desktop
5 6 (0.59%) XenApp
6 5 (0.49%) VMware ESXi
7 4 (0.39%) Hyper-V
8 2 (0.20%) Citrix Hypervisor
8 2 (0.20%) Firmware
8 2 (0.20%) Virtual Machines
8 2 (0.20%) XenDesktop
9 1 (0.098%) Active Directory Lightweight Directory Services
9 1 (0.098%) DFS Replication
9 1 (0.098%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 89 (8.74%) Kubernetes
2 75 (7.37%) Terraform
3 65 (6.39%) Ansible
3 65 (6.39%) Puppet
4 31 (3.05%) Opscode Chef
5 24 (2.36%) SCCM
6 22 (2.16%) Failover Clustering
7 14 (1.38%) Microsoft Intune
7 14 (1.38%) WSUS
8 8 (0.79%) Kibana
8 8 (0.79%) logstash
9 7 (0.69%) Single Sign-On
10 6 (0.59%) CASB
10 6 (0.59%) QRadar
11 4 (0.39%) Automic
11 4 (0.39%) Consul
11 4 (0.39%) Prometheus
11 4 (0.39%) SCOM
11 4 (0.39%) WebSphere Cast Iron
12 1 (0.098%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 197 (19.35%) Microsoft
2 55 (5.40%) VMware
3 40 (3.93%) Oracle
4 39 (3.83%) Cisco
5 27 (2.65%) Splunk
6 24 (2.36%) Citrix
7 21 (2.06%) Salesforce.com
8 19 (1.87%) iManage
9 18 (1.77%) Google
10 14 (1.38%) Capita
11 11 (1.08%) CheckPoint
11 11 (1.08%) HP
11 11 (1.08%) Rackspace
12 10 (0.98%) Mitel
12 10 (0.98%) Sun
13 9 (0.88%) CyberArk
14 8 (0.79%) Dynatrace
14 8 (0.79%) Red Hat
15 7 (0.69%) Sophos
16 6 (0.59%) Sony