Period
to 22 May 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 22 May 2018 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Law
UK > England
6 months to
22 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 203 286 174
Rank change year-on-year +83 -112 +33
Permanent jobs citing Law 2,734 1,876 3,843
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 1.70% 1.18% 2.03%
As % of the General category 4.09% 2.83% 4.60%
Number of salaries quoted 1,985 1,567 3,290
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,500 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -0.99% -3.81% +8.25%
10th Percentile £30,850 £27,300 £29,750
90th Percentile £77,500 £75,000 £75,000
UK median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year - -4.76% +9.38%

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 66,905 66,314 83,500
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 41.62% 41.65% 44.20%
Number of salaries quoted 52,392 53,176 68,846
England median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% - -
10th Percentile £30,000 £28,750 £28,500
90th Percentile £86,250 £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 22 May 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 22 May 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 +25 1,694 £55,000 - 470
North of England +127 453 £45,000 +21.42% 61
North West +145 344 £47,500 +5.56% 35
South East +141 262 £40,500 +14.08% 34
South West +72 150 £40,000 +14.29% 24
Midlands +67 131 £40,000 -5.88% 29
Yorkshire +63 91 £45,000 +38.46% 16
East Midlands +47 76 £42,500 - 17
West Midlands +26 55 £35,500 -11.25% 12
East of England -18 48 £45,000 -10.00% 24
North East -32 18 £46,944 +26.66% 10
Law
UK

For the 6 months to 22 May 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.

1 889 (32.52%) Legal
2 757 (27.69%) Finance
3 665 (24.32%) Windows
4 561 (20.52%) Microsoft
5 514 (18.80%) Agile Software Development
6 486 (17.78%) SQL
7 431 (15.76%) Microsoft Office
8 421 (15.40%) Banking
9 393 (14.37%) ITIL
10 375 (13.72%) Risk Management
11 329 (12.03%) Investment Banking
12 328 (12.00%) Wealth Management
13 326 (11.92%) Active Directory
14 282 (10.31%) Degree
15 267 (9.77%) Java
16 263 (9.62%) C#
17 262 (9.58%) Project Management
17 262 (9.58%) iManage
18 250 (9.14%) Windows 7
19 241 (8.81%) Problem-Solving
20 236 (8.63%) SQL Server
21 227 (8.30%) Analytical Skills
22 226 (8.27%) Citrix
23 225 (8.23%) JavaScript
24 218 (7.97%) VMware
25 201 (7.35%) Windows Server
26 197 (7.21%) .NET
27 189 (6.91%) DevOps
28 180 (6.58%) Information Security
29 171 (6.25%) Linux

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
1 118 (4.32%) SharePoint
2 110 (4.02%) Skype for Business
3 98 (3.58%) MS Exchange
4 79 (2.89%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 67 (2.45%) Exchange Server 2013
6 45 (1.65%) IIS
7 42 (1.54%) Confluence
8 38 (1.39%) JBoss
9 37 (1.35%) Tomcat
10 35 (1.28%) CMS
10 35 (1.28%) Exchange Server 2010
10 35 (1.28%) WebSphere
11 30 (1.10%) Apache Spark
12 26 (0.95%) Elasticsearch
13 24 (0.88%) Apache
14 18 (0.66%) SharePoint 2013
14 18 (0.66%) WebLogic
15 14 (0.51%) Drupal
16 11 (0.40%) Jetty
17 9 (0.33%) K2 blackpearl
Applications
1 431 (15.76%) Microsoft Office
2 134 (4.90%) Microsoft Excel
3 113 (4.13%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 47 (1.72%) MS Visio
5 25 (0.91%) Camtasia
5 25 (0.91%) Microsoft Project
6 21 (0.77%) Adobe Captivate
7 17 (0.62%) Acrobat
8 8 (0.29%) Spreadsheet
9 7 (0.26%) InfoPath
10 6 (0.22%) Photoshop
11 4 (0.15%) Adobe Creative Suite
11 4 (0.15%) Adobe Illustrator
12 2 (0.073%) Adobe Premiere
12 2 (0.073%) EngageOne
12 2 (0.073%) QuarkXPress
12 2 (0.073%) Snagit
13 1 (0.037%) AutoCAD
13 1 (0.037%) Simulink
13 1 (0.037%) Stata
Business Applications
1 95 (3.47%) Elite 3E
2 34 (1.24%) Relativity
3 31 (1.13%) Concordance
4 30 (1.10%) Carpe Diem
5 24 (0.88%) Dynamics CRM
6 23 (0.84%) Ringtail
6 23 (0.84%) Visualfiles
7 11 (0.40%) Veritas eDiscovery
8 4 (0.15%) PeopleSoft HCM
9 3 (0.11%) CaseMap
9 3 (0.11%) DocuMatrix
9 3 (0.11%) LexisNexis TimeMap
9 3 (0.11%) Magento
9 3 (0.11%) WebTrends
10 2 (0.073%) assyst
10 2 (0.073%) BusinessWorks
10 2 (0.073%) Dynamics AX
10 2 (0.073%) Exstream
10 2 (0.073%) PeopleSoft HRMS
10 2 (0.073%) Primavera
Cloud Services
1 157 (5.74%) Microsoft Azure
2 151 (5.52%) Office 365
3 123 (4.50%) Amazon AWS
4 68 (2.49%) SaaS
5 51 (1.87%) Mimecast
6 35 (1.28%) Cloud Computing
7 29 (1.06%) IaaS
8 28 (1.02%) Google Cloud Platform
9 20 (0.73%) OpenShift
10 19 (0.69%) Dynamics 365
11 17 (0.62%) PaaS
12 11 (0.40%) Adobe Analytics
12 11 (0.40%) Azure Active Directory
13 8 (0.29%) Serverless
14 7 (0.26%) BrowserStack
15 6 (0.22%) Virtual Private Cloud
16 5 (0.18%) Google Analytics
17 4 (0.15%) Amazon S3
17 4 (0.15%) npm
18 3 (0.11%) NuGet
Communications & Networking
1 128 (4.68%) Skype
2 123 (4.50%) Firewall
3 81 (2.96%) SAN
4 72 (2.63%) LAN
5 68 (2.49%) WAN
6 63 (2.30%) TCP/IP
6 63 (2.30%) VPN
7 42 (1.54%) DHCP
8 41 (1.50%) Network Security
9 40 (1.46%) DNS
10 39 (1.43%) Internet
11 34 (1.24%) Intrusion Detection
12 31 (1.13%) Unified Communications
12 31 (1.13%) VLAN
12 31 (1.13%) Wireless
13 30 (1.10%) NAS
13 30 (1.10%) WebEx
14 29 (1.06%) VoIP
15 26 (0.95%) Remote Desktop
16 25 (0.91%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 236 (8.63%) SQL Server
2 101 (3.69%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 84 (3.07%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 61 (2.23%) Relational Database
5 59 (2.16%) NoSQL
6 57 (2.08%) Big Data
7 55 (2.01%) Hadoop
8 47 (1.72%) SQL Server 2008
9 45 (1.65%) MongoDB
10 42 (1.54%) Data Warehouse
11 36 (1.32%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 31 (1.13%) PostgreSQL
13 29 (1.06%) MySQL
13 29 (1.06%) Power BI
14 21 (0.77%) RDBMS
15 17 (0.62%) GIS
16 16 (0.59%) Apache Cassandra
17 15 (0.55%) Oracle Database
17 15 (0.55%) Redis
18 12 (0.44%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 79 (2.89%) Jenkins
2 65 (2.38%) Selenium
3 63 (2.30%) Git (software)
4 62 (2.27%) JIRA
5 59 (2.16%) Visual Studio
6 34 (1.24%) SpecFlow
7 33 (1.21%) Team Foundation Server
7 33 (1.21%) TeamCity
8 29 (1.06%) Maven
9 28 (1.02%) WebDriver
10 23 (0.84%) Sonatype Nexus
11 22 (0.80%) NUnit
12 21 (0.77%) Cucumber
12 21 (0.77%) SoapUI
13 20 (0.73%) CA Release Automation
13 20 (0.73%) Octopus Deploy
14 19 (0.69%) Bitbucket
14 19 (0.69%) Eclipse
14 19 (0.69%) JUnit
15 18 (0.66%) Gradle
General
1 889 (32.52%) Legal
2 757 (27.69%) Finance
3 421 (15.40%) Banking
4 329 (12.03%) Investment Banking
5 88 (3.22%) Marketing
6 80 (2.93%) Retail
7 59 (2.16%) Military
8 58 (2.12%) Back Office
9 47 (1.72%) Games
10 38 (1.39%) Telecoms
11 29 (1.06%) Financial Institution
12 26 (0.95%) Manufacturing
13 23 (0.84%) Billing
14 22 (0.80%) Advertising
15 21 (0.77%) Publishing
16 20 (0.73%) Pharmaceutical
17 15 (0.55%) Retail Banking
18 11 (0.40%) Corporate Banking
19 8 (0.29%) Multimedia
20 6 (0.22%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 741 (27.10%) Analyst
2 480 (17.56%) Developer
3 172 (6.29%) Service Analyst
4 165 (6.04%) Support Analyst
5 164 (6.00%) Service Desk Analyst
6 137 (5.01%) Business Analyst
7 134 (4.90%) Project Manager
8 122 (4.46%) Senior Analyst
9 112 (4.10%) Consultant
10 101 (3.69%) Trainer
11 95 (3.47%) IT Analyst
12 82 (3.00%) Java Developer
13 76 (2.78%) IT Trainer
14 73 (2.67%) .NET Developer
15 67 (2.45%) IT Manager
15 67 (2.45%) Senior Developer
16 64 (2.34%) IT Support
17 59 (2.16%) Senior Service Desk Analyst
17 59 (2.16%) Team Leader
18 58 (2.12%) Legal Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 197 (7.21%) .NET
2 160 (5.85%) Web Services
3 151 (5.52%) HTML
4 132 (4.83%) CSS
5 90 (3.29%) AngularJS
6 74 (2.71%) XML
7 73 (2.67%) RESTful
8 65 (2.38%) Node.js
8 65 (2.38%) React
9 64 (2.34%) Spring
10 60 (2.19%) REST
11 56 (2.05%) .NET Framework
12 53 (1.94%) WCF
13 49 (1.79%) HTML5
14 47 (1.72%) jQuery
15 43 (1.57%) ASP.NET
16 41 (1.50%) ASP.NET Web API
17 38 (1.39%) Hibernate
18 37 (1.35%) JSON
18 37 (1.35%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 227 (8.30%) Analytical Skills
2 138 (5.05%) Management Information System
3 134 (4.90%) Computer Science
4 114 (4.17%) Blackberry
5 96 (3.51%) Greenfield Project
6 82 (3.00%) Data Centre
7 79 (2.89%) User Experience
8 67 (2.45%) Self-Motivation
9 62 (2.27%) Fintech
9 62 (2.27%) Mobile App
10 60 (2.19%) e-Learning
11 45 (1.65%) iPhone
12 31 (1.13%) Video Conferencing
13 30 (1.10%) PMI
14 28 (1.02%) Algorithms
15 27 (0.99%) Digital Media
15 27 (0.99%) HP StoreVirtual
16 26 (0.95%) Mainframe
17 25 (0.91%) Cybercrime
18 21 (0.77%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 665 (24.32%) Windows
2 250 (9.14%) Windows 7
3 201 (7.35%) Windows Server
4 171 (6.25%) Linux
5 164 (6.00%) Windows 10
6 117 (4.28%) Windows Server 2008
7 109 (3.99%) Windows Server 2012
8 85 (3.11%) Unix
9 75 (2.74%) Android
10 43 (1.57%) Apple iOS
11 25 (0.91%) Windows 8
12 23 (0.84%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 18 (0.66%) Windows Server 2003
14 15 (0.55%) Windows XP
15 10 (0.37%) AIX
15 10 (0.37%) Mac OS X
16 8 (0.29%) CentOS
16 8 (0.29%) Windows Vista
17 7 (0.26%) Mac OS
18 5 (0.18%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 514 (18.80%) Agile Software Development
2 393 (14.37%) ITIL
3 375 (13.72%) Risk Management
4 328 (12.00%) Wealth Management
5 262 (9.58%) Project Management
6 241 (8.81%) Problem-Solving
7 189 (6.91%) DevOps
8 180 (6.58%) Information Security
9 163 (5.96%) Scrum
10 153 (5.60%) Stakeholder Management
11 147 (5.38%) Document Management
12 135 (4.94%) CRM
13 133 (4.86%) PRINCE2
14 130 (4.75%) Analytics
15 128 (4.68%) Service Management
16 123 (4.50%) Change Management
16 123 (4.50%) TDD
17 119 (4.35%) Software Engineering
18 116 (4.24%) SDLC
19 115 (4.21%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 486 (17.78%) SQL
2 267 (9.77%) Java
3 263 (9.62%) C#
4 225 (8.23%) JavaScript
5 138 (5.05%) Python
6 97 (3.55%) PowerShell
7 85 (3.11%) T-SQL
8 75 (2.74%) C
9 51 (1.87%) C++
9 51 (1.87%) Ruby
10 37 (1.35%) VBA
11 35 (1.28%) Perl
11 35 (1.28%) VB
12 26 (0.95%) PHP
13 25 (0.91%) Scala
14 24 (0.88%) R
15 23 (0.84%) Java 8
16 21 (0.77%) ES6
17 18 (0.66%) Bash Shell
17 18 (0.66%) Go
Qualifications
1 282 (10.31%) Degree
2 86 (3.15%) Security Cleared
3 78 (2.85%) Computer Science Degree
4 64 (2.34%) CISSP
4 64 (2.34%) Microsoft Certification
5 63 (2.30%) SC Cleared
6 60 (2.19%) Cisco Certification
7 55 (2.01%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 49 (1.79%) ITIL Certification
9 48 (1.76%) ISEB
9 48 (1.76%) PMI Certification
10 44 (1.61%) CISM
11 43 (1.57%) CCNA
12 42 (1.54%) MCSE
13 41 (1.50%) CCNP
14 37 (1.35%) CISA
15 35 (1.28%) PMP
16 32 (1.17%) Master's Degree
17 29 (1.06%) DV Cleared
18 28 (1.02%) ISEB Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 158 (5.78%) QA
2 147 (5.38%) SLA
3 93 (3.40%) GDPR
4 74 (2.71%) PMO
5 69 (2.52%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 27 (0.99%) Cyber Essentials
7 20 (0.73%) ISO 9001
8 17 (0.62%) PCI DSS
9 15 (0.55%) Data Quality
10 11 (0.40%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
10 11 (0.40%) GCP
11 10 (0.37%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
12 7 (0.26%) PSD2
13 6 (0.22%) COBIT
14 3 (0.11%) COSO
14 3 (0.11%) Sarbanes-Oxley
14 3 (0.11%) Solvency II
15 2 (0.073%) DO-254
15 2 (0.073%) IFRS
15 2 (0.073%) PMBOK
System Software
1 326 (11.92%) Active Directory
2 136 (4.97%) VMware Infrastructure
3 75 (2.74%) Docker
4 66 (2.41%) Hyper-V
5 56 (2.05%) XenApp
6 54 (1.98%) VMware ESXi
7 46 (1.68%) XenDesktop
8 36 (1.32%) vSphere
9 33 (1.21%) DFS Replication
10 30 (1.10%) Virtual Machines
11 7 (0.26%) Firmware
12 6 (0.22%) Virtual Desktop
13 3 (0.11%) BitLocker
14 2 (0.073%) PowerHA
14 2 (0.073%) Time Sharing Option
14 2 (0.073%) Tivoli Directory Server
14 2 (0.073%) Virtual Servers
14 2 (0.073%) VMware Server
15 1 (0.037%) Active Directory Lightweight Directory Services
15 1 (0.037%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 66 (2.41%) Opscode Chef
2 60 (2.19%) SCCM
3 47 (1.72%) Kubernetes
4 41 (1.50%) Ansible
5 38 (1.39%) Puppet
6 24 (0.88%) Terraform
7 21 (0.77%) SCOM
8 18 (0.66%) vCenter Server
9 10 (0.37%) AirWatch
9 10 (0.37%) BladeLogic
10 8 (0.29%) HP Quality Center
11 7 (0.26%) CA Wily
11 7 (0.26%) Nagios
11 7 (0.26%) SCOrch
12 6 (0.22%) Cisco CUCM
13 5 (0.18%) Packer
14 4 (0.15%) Kibana
14 4 (0.15%) Perfmon
14 4 (0.15%) WSUS
15 3 (0.11%) DameWare
Vendors
1 561 (20.52%) Microsoft
2 262 (9.58%) iManage
3 226 (8.27%) Citrix
4 218 (7.97%) VMware
5 131 (4.79%) Cisco
6 104 (3.80%) Aderant
7 84 (3.07%) Oracle
8 77 (2.82%) HP
9 70 (2.56%) Adobe
10 64 (2.34%) Intapp
11 47 (1.72%) Xerox
12 45 (1.65%) Google
12 45 (1.65%) IBM
13 44 (1.61%) NetApp
14 35 (1.28%) Salesforce.com
15 34 (1.24%) LexisNexis
16 29 (1.06%) SAP
17 28 (1.02%) Apple
18 24 (0.88%) Red Hat
19 22 (0.80%) Cognos