Period
to 20 April 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 20 April 2021 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Law
UK > England
6 months to
20 Apr 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 119 176 212
Rank change year-on-year +57 +36 -13
Permanent jobs citing Law 2,061 2,020 2,311
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in England 2.74% 1.99% 1.68%
As % of the General category 6.89% 4.90% 4.12%
Number of salaries quoted 1,242 1,596 1,760
10th Percentile £27,500 £30,000 £31,250
25th Percentile £37,500 £38,750 £42,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £50,000 £51,750 £60,000
Median % change year-on-year -3.38% -13.75% +20.00%
75th Percentile £65,000 £68,750 £77,500
90th Percentile £81,250 £81,250 £88,750
UK median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £60,000
% change year-on-year - -16.67% +20.00%

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 29,913 41,188 56,034
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 39.84% 40.60% 40.70%
Number of salaries quoted 22,225 31,916 43,012
10th Percentile £32,500 £31,750 £31,000
25th Percentile £42,500 £41,250 £40,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
Median % change year-on-year +4.35% +4.55% +6.80%
75th Percentile £80,000 £77,500 £75,000
90th Percentile £97,500 £96,250 £91,250
UK median annual salary £58,000 £57,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year +0.87% +4.55% +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 20 April 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 20 April 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 -37 603 £62,500 +8.70% 108
North of England +44 431 £45,000 -5.26% 47
Midlands +74 367 £45,000 - 28
South East +156 333 £40,000 -20.00% 29
North West +14 243 £45,000 -5.26% 31
East Midlands +41 231 £45,000 - 4
Yorkshire +70 167 £45,000 -10.00% 15
East of England +109 163 £35,000 -30.00% 12
West Midlands +57 136 £45,000 -5.26% 23
South West +14 122 £45,000 -10.00% 13
North East +26 21 £57,500 +74.24% 1
Law
UK

For the 6 months to 20 April 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.

1 567 (27.51%) Legal
2 443 (21.49%) Agile Software Development
3 333 (16.16%) Finance
4 322 (15.62%) Azure
5 312 (15.14%) Project Management
6 303 (14.70%) Microsoft
7 287 (13.93%) SQL
8 237 (11.50%) Degree
9 229 (11.11%) Python
10 219 (10.63%) Windows
11 215 (10.43%) Problem-Solving
12 214 (10.38%) JavaScript
13 212 (10.29%) Software Engineering
13 212 (10.29%) DevOps
14 210 (10.19%) Data Protection
15 190 (9.22%) AWS
16 186 (9.02%) Management Information System
17 185 (8.98%) Information Security
18 183 (8.88%) C#
18 183 (8.88%) Linux
19 173 (8.39%) .NET
20 172 (8.35%) Java
21 159 (7.71%) Analytical Skills
22 153 (7.42%) ITIL
23 152 (7.38%) Active Directory
24 150 (7.28%) Manufacturing
24 150 (7.28%) Microsoft 365
25 149 (7.23%) GDPR
26 142 (6.89%) Machine Learning
27 135 (6.55%) Scrum

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 60 (2.91%) SharePoint
2 42 (2.04%) MS Exchange
3 36 (1.75%) Apache Spark
4 23 (1.12%) GemFire
5 19 (0.92%) OpenStack
6 16 (0.78%) Confluence
6 16 (0.78%) Elasticsearch
7 15 (0.73%) Apache
8 13 (0.63%) Oracle Workflow
9 12 (0.58%) CMS
9 12 (0.58%) IIS
10 8 (0.39%) Apache Pig
10 8 (0.39%) SAS
11 7 (0.34%) Sitecore CMS
12 6 (0.29%) Apache Solr
12 6 (0.29%) Cloud Foundry
12 6 (0.29%) Exchange Server 2010
12 6 (0.29%) Oracle SOA Suite
13 5 (0.24%) Exchange Server 2013
14 3 (0.15%) Adobe Experience Manager
Applications
1 101 (4.90%) Microsoft Office
2 75 (3.64%) Microsoft Excel
3 30 (1.46%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 8 (0.39%) Photoshop
4 8 (0.39%) Simulink
4 8 (0.39%) SPSS
5 7 (0.34%) Microsoft Project
6 5 (0.24%) Adobe Illustrator
7 4 (0.19%) Adobe XD
7 4 (0.19%) InDesign
8 3 (0.15%) Acrobat
8 3 (0.15%) MS Visio
9 2 (0.097%) Adobe Captivate
9 2 (0.097%) Figma
9 2 (0.097%) InfoPath
9 2 (0.097%) Sketch
10 1 (0.049%) Adobe Creative Suite
10 1 (0.049%) AutoCAD
10 1 (0.049%) InVision
10 1 (0.049%) Marvel
Business Applications
1 29 (1.41%) Elite 3E
2 26 (1.26%) Dynamics AX
3 19 (0.92%) Visualfiles
4 18 (0.87%) Oracle Receivables
5 16 (0.78%) Oracle EBS
6 15 (0.73%) Dynamics CRM
7 14 (0.68%) Oracle Assets
7 14 (0.68%) Oracle Cash Management
7 14 (0.68%) Oracle ERP
7 14 (0.68%) Oracle Payables
8 6 (0.29%) Dynamics NAV
9 5 (0.24%) NetSuite
9 5 (0.24%) Remedy ITSM
10 4 (0.19%) Oracle EBS R12
10 4 (0.19%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
10 4 (0.19%) Oracle SCM
10 4 (0.19%) Salesforce.com CRM
10 4 (0.19%) SAP HR
10 4 (0.19%) Workday HCM
11 3 (0.15%) Relativity
Cloud Services
1 322 (15.62%) Azure
2 190 (9.22%) AWS
3 150 (7.28%) Microsoft 365
4 79 (3.83%) SaaS
5 68 (3.30%) Power Platform
6 64 (3.11%) GCP
7 57 (2.77%) GitHub
8 43 (2.09%) PaaS
9 36 (1.75%) Azure Active Directory
10 31 (1.50%) Dynamics 365
11 28 (1.36%) Cloud Computing
12 20 (0.97%) OpenShift
12 20 (0.97%) Serverless
13 19 (0.92%) IaaS
14 18 (0.87%) Amazon EC2
15 14 (0.68%) Amazon S3
16 11 (0.53%) AWS CloudFormation
17 9 (0.44%) Amazon Kinesis
17 9 (0.44%) Azure Data Factory
18 8 (0.39%) Salesforce Service Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 47 (2.28%) DNS
2 45 (2.18%) Firewall
3 39 (1.89%) DHCP
4 38 (1.84%) TCP/IP
5 34 (1.65%) WAN
6 32 (1.55%) LAN
7 22 (1.07%) Network Security
7 22 (1.07%) SAN
8 17 (0.82%) VPN
9 13 (0.63%) Internet
10 11 (0.53%) DAB
11 10 (0.49%) Intranet
12 9 (0.44%) BGP
12 9 (0.44%) Cisco IOS
12 9 (0.44%) MPLS
12 9 (0.44%) OSPF
13 7 (0.34%) NAS
14 6 (0.29%) Calico
14 6 (0.29%) Extranet
14 6 (0.29%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 131 (6.36%) SQL Server
2 75 (3.64%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 64 (3.11%) Big Data
4 63 (3.06%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 61 (2.96%) Power BI
6 59 (2.86%) Data Warehouse
7 56 (2.72%) PostgreSQL
8 54 (2.62%) NoSQL
9 43 (2.09%) MySQL
10 40 (1.94%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 35 (1.70%) Relational Database
12 30 (1.46%) MongoDB
13 25 (1.21%) Tableau
14 24 (1.16%) Oracle Reports
14 24 (1.16%) Redis
15 22 (1.07%) Hadoop
16 20 (0.97%) Amazon RDS
16 20 (0.97%) SQL Server 2019
17 19 (0.92%) Data Lake
17 19 (0.92%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 53 (2.57%) Git (software)
2 38 (1.84%) Jenkins
3 28 (1.36%) Selenium
4 27 (1.31%) Cucumber
5 26 (1.26%) Visual Studio
6 25 (1.21%) Bitbucket
6 25 (1.21%) JIRA
7 23 (1.12%) Protractor
7 23 (1.12%) Sonatype Nexus
8 20 (0.97%) Cypress.io
8 20 (0.97%) Team Foundation Server
9 19 (0.92%) Gradle
10 18 (0.87%) Eclipse
11 17 (0.82%) JUnit
11 17 (0.82%) Storybook
12 13 (0.63%) IntelliJ
12 13 (0.63%) Mockito
13 11 (0.53%) GitLab
14 8 (0.39%) Ranorex
14 8 (0.39%) SpecFlow
General
1 567 (27.51%) Legal
2 333 (16.16%) Finance
3 150 (7.28%) Manufacturing
4 130 (6.31%) Pharmaceutical
5 93 (4.51%) Marketing
6 69 (3.35%) Banking
7 60 (2.91%) Games
8 49 (2.38%) Public Sector
9 36 (1.75%) Retail
10 20 (0.97%) Telecoms
11 18 (0.87%) General Ledger
12 17 (0.82%) Electronics
13 16 (0.78%) French Language
14 13 (0.63%) Billing
15 11 (0.53%) Financial Institution
15 11 (0.53%) German Language
16 10 (0.49%) Aerospace
16 10 (0.49%) Investment Banking
17 8 (0.39%) Military
17 8 (0.39%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 320 (15.53%) Developer
2 295 (14.31%) Analyst
3 135 (6.55%) Administrator
4 112 (5.43%) Data Administrator
5 94 (4.56%) Software Engineer
6 89 (4.32%) Architect
6 89 (4.32%) Consultant
7 76 (3.69%) Project Manager
8 65 (3.15%) IT Analyst
9 63 (3.06%) Business Analyst
10 61 (2.96%) Support Analyst
11 54 (2.62%) Graduate
11 54 (2.62%) Junior
12 53 (2.57%) .NET Developer
13 51 (2.47%) IT Manager
14 50 (2.43%) DevOps Engineer
15 49 (2.38%) C# Developer
16 47 (2.28%) Service Analyst
17 46 (2.23%) Applications Support
18 44 (2.13%) Data Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 173 (8.39%) .NET
2 124 (6.02%) Node.js
3 105 (5.09%) CSS
3 105 (5.09%) HTML
4 91 (4.42%) React
5 73 (3.54%) AngularJS
6 60 (2.91%) Spring
7 47 (2.28%) REST
8 46 (2.23%) .NET Core
9 44 (2.13%) RESTful
10 42 (2.04%) HTML5
11 41 (1.99%) .NET Framework
12 39 (1.89%) Web Services
13 33 (1.60%) Kafka
13 33 (1.60%) XML
14 28 (1.36%) Redux
15 27 (1.31%) COM
16 24 (1.16%) Twitter Bootstrap
17 23 (1.12%) ASP.NET
18 22 (1.07%) Apache Flex
Miscellaneous
1 186 (9.02%) Management Information System
2 159 (7.71%) Analytical Skills
3 84 (4.08%) Driving Licence
4 83 (4.03%) Mobile App
5 62 (3.01%) Life Science
6 57 (2.77%) User Experience
7 49 (2.38%) Organisational Skills
8 47 (2.28%) Self-Motivation
9 38 (1.84%) Data Centre
10 31 (1.50%) Virtual Team
11 29 (1.41%) Linux Command Line
12 28 (1.36%) Data Structures
13 24 (1.16%) Enterprise Software
14 22 (1.07%) Algorithms
15 21 (1.02%) Private Cloud
16 20 (0.97%) Cloud Native
16 20 (0.97%) Greenfield Project
17 16 (0.78%) Clustering
17 16 (0.78%) Social Media
17 16 (0.78%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 219 (10.63%) Windows
2 183 (8.88%) Linux
3 71 (3.44%) Windows Server
4 65 (3.15%) Windows 10
5 33 (1.60%) Unix
6 30 (1.46%) Android
7 24 (1.16%) Windows Server 2016
8 20 (0.97%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 20 (0.97%) Ubuntu
9 18 (0.87%) Windows Server 2012
10 17 (0.82%) Apple iOS
10 17 (0.82%) Mac OS
11 16 (0.78%) Windows Server 2019
12 13 (0.63%) Windows Server 2008
13 8 (0.39%) CentOS
13 8 (0.39%) Windows 7
14 4 (0.19%) Mac OS X
15 3 (0.15%) Debian
15 3 (0.15%) Embedded Linux
15 3 (0.15%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 443 (21.49%) Agile Software Development
2 312 (15.14%) Project Management
3 215 (10.43%) Problem-Solving
4 212 (10.29%) DevOps
4 212 (10.29%) Software Engineering
5 210 (10.19%) Data Protection
6 185 (8.98%) Information Security
7 153 (7.42%) ITIL
8 142 (6.89%) Machine Learning
9 135 (6.55%) Scrum
10 127 (6.16%) Matrix Organization
11 124 (6.02%) Business Intelligence
12 116 (5.63%) Microservices
13 113 (5.48%) Collaborative Working
14 112 (5.43%) Artificial Intelligence
15 111 (5.39%) Migration
16 109 (5.29%) Analytics
17 106 (5.14%) Software Testing
18 99 (4.80%) Computer Science
18 99 (4.80%) Cybersecurity
Programming Languages
1 287 (13.93%) SQL
2 229 (11.11%) Python
3 214 (10.38%) JavaScript
4 183 (8.88%) C#
5 172 (8.35%) Java
6 68 (3.30%) C
7 64 (3.11%) C++
8 63 (3.06%) Bash Shell
8 63 (3.06%) PowerShell
9 46 (2.23%) T-SQL
10 43 (2.09%) PHP
11 40 (1.94%) TypeScript
12 33 (1.60%) Go
13 28 (1.36%) Groovy
14 22 (1.07%) Shell Script
15 17 (0.82%) Scala
16 16 (0.78%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
16 16 (0.78%) VB.NET
17 15 (0.73%) Perl
18 14 (0.68%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 237 (11.50%) Degree
2 126 (6.11%) Security Cleared
3 75 (3.64%) DBS Check
4 66 (3.20%) SC Cleared
5 36 (1.75%) CISSP
6 35 (1.70%) DV Cleared
7 32 (1.55%) Cisco Certification
7 32 (1.55%) Computer Science Degree
8 31 (1.50%) PhD
9 22 (1.07%) Microsoft Certification
10 21 (1.02%) Master's Degree
11 19 (0.92%) OCP
11 19 (0.92%) Oracle Certification
12 18 (0.87%) CISM
13 17 (0.82%) CCNA
13 17 (0.82%) MCSE
14 16 (0.78%) PMI Certification
14 16 (0.78%) PMP
15 15 (0.73%) CCNP
16 11 (0.53%) TOGAF Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 149 (7.23%) GDPR
2 75 (3.64%) QA
3 42 (2.04%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 40 (1.94%) SLA
5 23 (1.12%) PMO
6 13 (0.63%) Data Quality
7 12 (0.58%) NIST
8 10 (0.49%) PMBOK
9 8 (0.39%) GRC
10 6 (0.29%) Cyber Essentials
11 5 (0.24%) PCI DSS
12 3 (0.15%) COBIT
12 3 (0.15%) NCSC
13 2 (0.097%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
13 2 (0.097%) ISO 9001
13 2 (0.097%) Sarbanes-Oxley
14 1 (0.049%) IEC 61508
14 1 (0.049%) ISO 14001
14 1 (0.049%) ISO/IEC 12207
14 1 (0.049%) SOC 2
System Software
1 152 (7.38%) Active Directory
2 106 (5.14%) Docker
3 49 (2.38%) VMware Infrastructure
4 16 (0.78%) Hyper-V
5 13 (0.63%) HDFS
5 13 (0.63%) Virtual Machines
6 8 (0.39%) XenApp
6 8 (0.39%) XenDesktop
7 6 (0.29%) VMware ESXi
8 5 (0.24%) Firmware
9 4 (0.19%) Oracle RAC
10 3 (0.15%) BitLocker
10 3 (0.15%) Virtual Servers
10 3 (0.15%) VMware Workstation
11 2 (0.097%) Snort
11 2 (0.097%) VMware Server
12 1 (0.049%) Terminal Services
12 1 (0.049%) VirtualBox
12 1 (0.049%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 102 (4.95%) Ansible
2 98 (4.75%) Kubernetes
3 75 (3.64%) Terraform
4 52 (2.52%) SCCM
5 35 (1.70%) Puppet
6 27 (1.31%) Opscode Chef
7 18 (0.87%) Microsoft Intune
8 11 (0.53%) Failover Clustering
9 8 (0.39%) SCOM
10 7 (0.34%) EnCase
10 7 (0.34%) FTK
10 7 (0.34%) Nessus
11 6 (0.29%) Grafana
11 6 (0.29%) Kibana
11 6 (0.29%) Single Sign-On
12 4 (0.19%) Data Guard
12 4 (0.19%) Oracle RMAN
12 4 (0.19%) PowerCLI
12 4 (0.19%) WebSphere Cast Iron
13 3 (0.15%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 303 (14.70%) Microsoft
2 102 (4.95%) Oracle
3 90 (4.37%) VMware
4 74 (3.59%) Lumesse
5 63 (3.06%) Cisco
6 60 (2.91%) iManage
7 54 (2.62%) Intapp
8 43 (2.09%) Citrix
9 38 (1.84%) Salesforce.com
10 35 (1.70%) Google
11 30 (1.46%) SAP
12 22 (1.07%) Aderant
13 21 (1.02%) Sun
14 20 (0.97%) Adobe
15 19 (0.92%) Xceptor
16 17 (0.82%) Databricks
16 17 (0.82%) Okta
16 17 (0.82%) Red Hat
17 16 (0.78%) ServiceNow
17 16 (0.78%) SolarWinds