Period
to 11 December 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 11 December 2018 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Law
UK > England
6 months to
11 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 215 238 226
Rank change year-on-year +23 -12 -26
Permanent jobs citing Law 2,396 2,549 2,696
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 1.61% 1.51% 1.54%
As % of the General category 4.01% 3.44% 3.62%
Number of salaries quoted 1,654 1,850 2,435
England median annual salary £57,500 £52,500 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +9.52% - +5.00%
10th Percentile £29,750 £29,475 £31,000
90th Percentile £85,000 £77,500 £75,000
UK median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,500
% change year-on-year +4.76% +3.96% +1.00%

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 59,733 74,112 74,530
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 40.25% 44.04% 42.71%
Number of salaries quoted 46,328 54,928 61,192
England median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.76% - +5.00%
10th Percentile £30,498 £30,000 £29,146
90th Percentile £90,000 £85,000 £85,000
UK median annual salary £55,000 £51,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +7.84% +2.00% -

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 11 December 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 11 December 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 -3 1,517 £60,000 +9.09% 308
North of England +47 446 £40,000 - 91
North West +42 400 £40,349 +0.87% 61
South East -9 146 £45,000 -10.00% 34
South West +4 127 £42,500 +6.25% 20
Midlands +39 91 £29,522 -26.65% 21
East of England +65 67 £45,139 -17.93% 22
West Midlands +35 64 £29,500 -26.71% 14
Yorkshire +11 40 £35,000 -13.58% 20
East Midlands +8 27 £45,000 +12.50% 7
North East +2 6 £68,750 +67.51% 10
Law
UK

For the 6 months to 11 December 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.

1 597 (24.92%) Legal
2 564 (23.54%) Agile Software Development
3 547 (22.83%) Finance
4 525 (21.91%) Windows
5 394 (16.44%) Banking
6 380 (15.86%) Microsoft
7 339 (14.15%) DevOps
8 334 (13.94%) Degree
9 328 (13.69%) Risk Management
10 317 (13.23%) Java
11 316 (13.19%) SQL
12 315 (13.15%) ITIL
13 309 (12.90%) Investment Banking
14 298 (12.44%) Wealth Management
15 297 (12.40%) Active Directory
16 292 (12.19%) Microsoft Azure
17 276 (11.52%) Amazon AWS
18 266 (11.10%) Microsoft Office
19 265 (11.06%) Python
20 252 (10.52%) JavaScript
21 236 (9.85%) C#
22 227 (9.47%) Project Management
23 219 (9.14%) Problem-Solving
24 218 (9.10%) Analytical Skills
25 216 (9.02%) Software Engineering
26 200 (8.35%) Windows Server
27 194 (8.10%) Office 365
28 190 (7.93%) Linux
29 175 (7.30%) Machine Learning
30 170 (7.10%) 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
1 109 (4.55%) Apache Spark
2 96 (4.01%) SharePoint
3 85 (3.55%) MS Exchange
4 57 (2.38%) Skype for Business
5 56 (2.34%) Apache
6 39 (1.63%) Exchange Server 2013
7 35 (1.46%) CMS
8 32 (1.34%) Apache Pig
9 28 (1.17%) Confluence
9 28 (1.17%) Elasticsearch
10 27 (1.13%) Exchange Server 2010
11 25 (1.04%) IIS
12 21 (0.88%) OpenStack
13 20 (0.83%) Tomcat
14 11 (0.46%) Drupal
14 11 (0.46%) WebLogic
15 10 (0.42%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
16 9 (0.38%) IBM Notes
16 9 (0.38%) JBoss
17 7 (0.29%) WebSphere
Applications
1 266 (11.10%) Microsoft Office
2 147 (6.14%) Microsoft Excel
3 80 (3.34%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 30 (1.25%) Microsoft Project
4 30 (1.25%) MS Visio
5 11 (0.46%) Acrobat
6 7 (0.29%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 7 (0.29%) Camtasia
7 4 (0.17%) Adobe Illustrator
7 4 (0.17%) InDesign
7 4 (0.17%) Photoshop
8 3 (0.13%) Adobe Captivate
8 3 (0.13%) Spreadsheet
9 2 (0.083%) InVision
10 1 (0.042%) EPLAN
10 1 (0.042%) Revit
10 1 (0.042%) Snagit
Business Applications
1 40 (1.67%) Relativity
2 26 (1.09%) Elite 3E
3 19 (0.79%) Carpe Diem
4 11 (0.46%) Dynamics CRM
5 10 (0.42%) Concordance
6 9 (0.38%) DocuMatrix
6 9 (0.38%) Ringtail
7 6 (0.25%) Dynamics AX
7 6 (0.25%) Veritas eDiscovery
8 3 (0.13%) Magento
8 3 (0.13%) Payment Gateway
8 3 (0.13%) Visualfiles
9 2 (0.083%) Adobe Campaign
9 2 (0.083%) SAP Business One
9 2 (0.083%) SAP ERP
9 2 (0.083%) Unit4 Business World
10 1 (0.042%) assyst
10 1 (0.042%) Dynamics NAV
10 1 (0.042%) Loan IQ
10 1 (0.042%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 292 (12.19%) Microsoft Azure
2 276 (11.52%) Amazon AWS
3 194 (8.10%) Office 365
4 118 (4.92%) Google Cloud Platform
5 92 (3.84%) SaaS
6 35 (1.46%) Cloud Computing
7 34 (1.42%) Mimecast
8 27 (1.13%) Azure Active Directory
8 27 (1.13%) Serverless
9 23 (0.96%) AWS Lambda
10 17 (0.71%) GitHub
10 17 (0.71%) npm
11 14 (0.58%) OpenShift
12 13 (0.54%) Amazon SQS
13 10 (0.42%) AWS CloudFormation
13 10 (0.42%) Dynamics 365
13 10 (0.42%) PaaS
14 7 (0.29%) Amazon EC2
14 7 (0.29%) IaaS
15 5 (0.21%) Basecamp
Communications & Networking
1 123 (5.13%) Firewall
2 75 (3.13%) Internet
2 75 (3.13%) WAN
3 74 (3.09%) LAN
4 68 (2.84%) TCP/IP
5 60 (2.50%) Skype
6 56 (2.34%) DNS
7 55 (2.30%) Network Security
7 55 (2.30%) SAN
8 45 (1.88%) DHCP
9 39 (1.63%) VLAN
10 36 (1.50%) Intranet
11 33 (1.38%) VPN
12 32 (1.34%) NAS
13 24 (1.00%) MPLS
14 23 (0.96%) Remote Desktop
15 22 (0.92%) Unified Communications
16 21 (0.88%) Wireless
17 19 (0.79%) BGP
18 18 (0.75%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 161 (6.72%) Big Data
2 157 (6.55%) SQL Server
3 136 (5.68%) Hadoop
4 115 (4.80%) NoSQL
5 54 (2.25%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 50 (2.09%) PostgreSQL
6 50 (2.09%) Relational Database
7 49 (2.05%) MySQL
8 40 (1.67%) Power BI
8 40 (1.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 36 (1.50%) MongoDB
10 31 (1.29%) Apache Hive
11 30 (1.25%) Apache Cassandra
12 28 (1.17%) Redis
13 27 (1.13%) Data Warehouse
13 27 (1.13%) HBase
14 26 (1.09%) SQL Server Analysis Services
15 18 (0.75%) RDBMS
16 17 (0.71%) BigQuery
17 16 (0.67%) Amazon DynamoDB
Development Applications
1 98 (4.09%) Jenkins
2 84 (3.51%) Selenium
3 63 (2.63%) Git (software)
4 46 (1.92%) TeamCity
5 45 (1.88%) JIRA
6 36 (1.50%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 36 (1.50%) Maven
7 34 (1.42%) Team Foundation Server
8 28 (1.17%) Visual Studio
9 26 (1.09%) SoapUI
10 24 (1.00%) JMeter
11 23 (0.96%) Octopus Deploy
12 20 (0.83%) Cucumber
13 19 (0.79%) webpack
14 14 (0.58%) gulp
15 13 (0.54%) Babel
15 13 (0.54%) Gradle
15 13 (0.54%) Grunt
16 12 (0.50%) GitLab
16 12 (0.50%) JUnit
General
1 597 (24.92%) Legal
2 547 (22.83%) Finance
3 394 (16.44%) Banking
4 309 (12.90%) Investment Banking
5 108 (4.51%) Military
6 67 (2.80%) Retail
7 64 (2.67%) Marketing
8 53 (2.21%) Telecoms
9 52 (2.17%) Financial Institution
10 40 (1.67%) Games
11 27 (1.13%) Back Office
12 21 (0.88%) Billing
13 19 (0.79%) Manufacturing
14 14 (0.58%) Publishing
15 11 (0.46%) Electronics
16 8 (0.33%) Automotive
16 8 (0.33%) Local Government
17 7 (0.29%) Advertising
18 6 (0.25%) French Language
18 6 (0.25%) German Language
Job Titles
1 523 (21.83%) Analyst
2 408 (17.03%) Developer
3 118 (4.92%) IT Analyst
3 118 (4.92%) Service Analyst
4 113 (4.72%) Service Desk Analyst
5 105 (4.38%) Consultant
6 99 (4.13%) Architect
7 98 (4.09%) Senior Developer
8 97 (4.05%) Business Analyst
9 95 (3.96%) Project Manager
10 81 (3.38%) DevOps Engineer
11 76 (3.17%) Java Developer
12 72 (3.01%) Graduate
12 72 (3.01%) Support Analyst
13 68 (2.84%) Senior Analyst
14 64 (2.67%) Trainer
15 63 (2.63%) Security Analyst
16 59 (2.46%) .NET Developer
16 59 (2.46%) IT Trainer
17 57 (2.38%) Infrastructure Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 161 (6.72%) .NET
2 127 (5.30%) HTML
3 113 (4.72%) CSS
4 106 (4.42%) Web Services
5 95 (3.96%) React
6 92 (3.84%) Node.js
7 88 (3.67%) AngularJS
8 72 (3.01%) XML
9 70 (2.92%) REST
10 69 (2.88%) Spring
11 64 (2.67%) RESTful
12 63 (2.63%) Kafka
13 51 (2.13%) SOAP
14 46 (1.92%) .NET Core
15 44 (1.84%) HTML5
15 44 (1.84%) Redux
16 42 (1.75%) ASP.NET
17 37 (1.54%) Hibernate
18 35 (1.46%) Vue.js
19 34 (1.42%) ASP.NET Web API
Miscellaneous
1 218 (9.10%) Analytical Skills
2 117 (4.88%) Greenfield Project
3 111 (4.63%) User Experience
4 106 (4.42%) Management Information System
5 77 (3.21%) Mobile App
6 66 (2.75%) Data Centre
7 48 (2.00%) Self-Motivation
8 47 (1.96%) Fintech
9 43 (1.79%) Blackberry
10 38 (1.59%) iPhone
11 34 (1.42%) e-Learning
12 33 (1.38%) Enterprise Software
13 31 (1.29%) Algorithms
14 30 (1.25%) Mainframe
15 27 (1.13%) Data Structures
16 24 (1.00%) Hedge funds
16 24 (1.00%) Smartphone
17 22 (0.92%) Virtual Team
18 21 (0.88%) Enterprise Storage
18 21 (0.88%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 525 (21.91%) Windows
2 200 (8.35%) Windows Server
3 190 (7.93%) Linux
4 153 (6.39%) Windows 10
5 122 (5.09%) Windows 7
6 78 (3.26%) Unix
7 64 (2.67%) Windows Server 2008
8 57 (2.38%) Windows Server 2012
9 52 (2.17%) Apple iOS
10 48 (2.00%) Android
11 26 (1.09%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 21 (0.88%) CentOS
13 16 (0.67%) Debian
14 11 (0.46%) Windows 8
15 8 (0.33%) Solaris
15 8 (0.33%) Ubuntu
16 5 (0.21%) Mac OS
17 3 (0.13%) Data ONTAP
17 3 (0.13%) Windows Phone
18 2 (0.083%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 564 (23.54%) Agile Software Development
2 339 (14.15%) DevOps
3 328 (13.69%) Risk Management
4 315 (13.15%) ITIL
5 298 (12.44%) Wealth Management
6 227 (9.47%) Project Management
7 219 (9.14%) Problem-Solving
8 216 (9.02%) Software Engineering
9 175 (7.30%) Machine Learning
10 170 (7.10%) Scrum
11 159 (6.64%) Information Security
12 149 (6.22%) Business Intelligence
13 148 (6.18%) TDD
14 146 (6.09%) Microservices
15 137 (5.72%) Data Protection
16 130 (5.43%) Stakeholder Management
17 128 (5.34%) Test Automation
18 127 (5.30%) Business Analysis
19 121 (5.05%) Analytics
20 117 (4.88%) Computer Science
Programming Languages
1 317 (13.23%) Java
2 316 (13.19%) SQL
3 265 (11.06%) Python
4 252 (10.52%) JavaScript
5 236 (9.85%) C#
6 88 (3.67%) PowerShell
7 70 (2.92%) Perl
8 61 (2.55%) C++
9 56 (2.34%) PHP
9 56 (2.34%) Scala
10 50 (2.09%) C
11 46 (1.92%) Ruby
12 39 (1.63%) Bash Shell
13 36 (1.50%) T-SQL
14 29 (1.21%) TypeScript
15 28 (1.17%) ES6
16 27 (1.13%) Java 8
16 27 (1.13%) VB
17 24 (1.00%) VBA
18 21 (0.88%) Go
Qualifications
1 334 (13.94%) Degree
2 97 (4.05%) Security Cleared
3 73 (3.05%) Computer Science Degree
4 58 (2.42%) Cisco Certification
5 53 (2.21%) CCNP
6 48 (2.00%) ISEB
7 46 (1.92%) SC Cleared
8 39 (1.63%) DV Cleared
9 38 (1.59%) MOS
10 37 (1.54%) Microsoft Certification
11 35 (1.46%) CCIE
12 34 (1.42%) GIAC
13 31 (1.29%) GSEC
14 30 (1.25%) MCSE
15 29 (1.21%) CEH
16 26 (1.09%) CISSP
17 25 (1.04%) CISM
17 25 (1.04%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
18 23 (0.96%) ISEB Practitioner
19 21 (0.88%) CISA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 159 (6.64%) QA
2 122 (5.09%) GDPR
3 121 (5.05%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 81 (3.38%) SLA
5 62 (2.59%) PMO
6 34 (1.42%) Cyber Essentials
7 20 (0.83%) PCI DSS
8 18 (0.75%) COBIT
9 12 (0.50%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
10 11 (0.46%) ISO 9001
11 8 (0.33%) Data Quality
12 5 (0.21%) PSD2
13 4 (0.17%) P3O
13 4 (0.17%) Sarbanes-Oxley
14 3 (0.13%) HIPAA
15 2 (0.083%) Basel II
15 2 (0.083%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
15 2 (0.083%) ISO 20022
15 2 (0.083%) ISO 22301
16 1 (0.042%) MiFID
System Software
1 297 (12.40%) Active Directory
2 151 (6.30%) Docker
3 68 (2.84%) Hyper-V
4 59 (2.46%) VMware Infrastructure
5 32 (1.34%) vSphere
6 17 (0.71%) XenApp
7 16 (0.67%) VMware ESXi
8 13 (0.54%) Apache ZooKeeper
9 9 (0.38%) Virtual Servers
10 8 (0.33%) DFS Replication
10 8 (0.33%) Microsoft Virtual Server
10 8 (0.33%) Virtual Machines
11 7 (0.29%) XenDesktop
12 6 (0.25%) Snort
13 5 (0.21%) Lustre
14 4 (0.17%) Microsoft App-V
14 4 (0.17%) Squid
14 4 (0.17%) Virtual Desktop
15 3 (0.13%) Citrix Presentation Server
15 3 (0.13%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 145 (6.05%) Kubernetes
2 91 (3.80%) Ansible
3 74 (3.09%) SCCM
4 52 (2.17%) Terraform
5 46 (1.92%) Puppet
6 39 (1.63%) Opscode Chef
7 12 (0.50%) Single Sign-On
8 11 (0.46%) Oozie
9 10 (0.42%) EnCase
10 9 (0.38%) Mesos
10 9 (0.38%) SCOM
11 8 (0.33%) Nagios
12 7 (0.29%) Salt
13 6 (0.25%) Nessus
14 5 (0.21%) Ambari
15 4 (0.17%) Backup Exec
15 4 (0.17%) CA Single Sign-On
15 4 (0.17%) Kibana
15 4 (0.17%) Perfmon
15 4 (0.17%) RSA Archer
Vendors
1 380 (15.86%) Microsoft
2 164 (6.84%) iManage
3 140 (5.84%) Citrix
4 124 (5.18%) VMware
5 116 (4.84%) Sony
6 95 (3.96%) Cisco
7 83 (3.46%) Google
8 61 (2.55%) Intapp
9 58 (2.42%) Oracle
10 48 (2.00%) CheckPoint
11 39 (1.63%) Aderant
12 33 (1.38%) SAP
13 29 (1.21%) Adobe
13 29 (1.21%) Red Hat
14 27 (1.13%) Cloudera
15 26 (1.09%) NetApp
16 23 (0.96%) Tableau
17 20 (0.83%) IBM
18 16 (0.67%) Nuix
18 16 (0.67%) ServiceNow