Period
to 27 January 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 27 January 2020 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Law
UK > England
6 months to
27 Jan 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 213 215 215
Rank change year-on-year +2 0 +41
Permanent jobs citing Law 1,810 2,288 2,692
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 1.57% 1.64% 1.66%
As % of the General category 3.90% 3.95% 3.76%
Number of salaries quoted 1,416 1,636 1,928
England median annual salary £50,500 £57,500 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -12.17% +9.52% +5.00%
10th Percentile £28,750 £31,250 £30,000
90th Percentile £80,000 £86,250 £77,500
UK median annual salary £50,000 £57,500 £52,500
% change year-on-year -13.04% +9.52% +5.00%

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 46,444 57,935 71,585
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 40.24% 41.59% 44.15%
Number of salaries quoted 35,480 44,480 55,160
England median annual salary £57,500 £55,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.55% +4.76% +5.00%
10th Percentile £31,250 £30,500 £30,000
90th Percentile £95,000 £90,000 £85,000
UK median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year - +10.00% -

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 27 January 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 27 January 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 -12 1,186 £57,500 -6.12% 186
North of England -14 247 £45,000 +5.88% 96
North West -18 202 £45,000 +5.88% 66
South East +56 150 £50,000 - 44
South West +36 138 £50,000 +11.11% 16
Midlands +17 66 £45,000 +14.16% 52
East of England +43 42 £50,000 +1.31% 21
Yorkshire +35 42 £37,500 +7.14% 27
West Midlands +27 40 £47,000 +30.56% 19
East Midlands +22 26 £45,000 -5.26% 32
North East +2 3 £33,000 -52.52% 3
Law
UK

For the 6 months to 27 January 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.

1 541 (29.89%) Legal
2 404 (22.32%) Windows
3 387 (21.38%) Microsoft
4 332 (18.34%) Agile Software Development
5 292 (16.13%) Finance
6 269 (14.86%) SQL
7 244 (13.48%) Azure
8 231 (12.76%) Degree
9 227 (12.54%) C#
10 215 (11.88%) Active Directory
10 215 (11.88%) Information Security
11 202 (11.16%) .NET
11 202 (11.16%) Microsoft Office
12 197 (10.88%) ITIL
13 195 (10.77%) Office 365
14 188 (10.39%) JavaScript
15 181 (10.00%) Problem-Solving
16 175 (9.67%) Java
17 174 (9.61%) Cybersecurity
18 171 (9.45%) AWS
19 159 (8.78%) Python
20 153 (8.45%) Analytics
21 149 (8.23%) Project Management
22 146 (8.07%) Software Engineering
23 144 (7.96%) Windows 10
24 138 (7.62%) DevOps
25 137 (7.57%) Analytical Skills
26 136 (7.51%) SQL Server
26 136 (7.51%) Management Information System
27 128 (7.07%) Windows Server

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 79 (4.36%) MS Exchange
2 72 (3.98%) IIS
3 63 (3.48%) SharePoint
4 36 (1.99%) Skype for Business
5 31 (1.71%) Elasticsearch
6 17 (0.94%) Exchange Server 2010
7 11 (0.61%) Exchange Server 2013
8 10 (0.55%) CMS
9 8 (0.44%) Apache Spark
10 6 (0.33%) Jupyter
10 6 (0.33%) nginx
11 5 (0.28%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
11 5 (0.28%) SharePoint Server
11 5 (0.28%) WordPress
12 4 (0.22%) OpenStack
12 4 (0.22%) SharePoint 2013
13 3 (0.17%) EPiServer
14 2 (0.11%) Apache Solr
14 2 (0.11%) BizTalk Server
14 2 (0.11%) Tomcat
Applications
1 202 (11.16%) Microsoft Office
2 95 (5.25%) Microsoft Excel
3 60 (3.31%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 22 (1.22%) MS Visio
5 21 (1.16%) InfoPath
6 9 (0.50%) Microsoft Project
7 4 (0.22%) Camtasia
8 3 (0.17%) Adobe Captivate
8 3 (0.17%) Adobe Creative Suite
8 3 (0.17%) Sketch
8 3 (0.17%) Spreadsheet
8 3 (0.17%) SPSS
8 3 (0.17%) Stata
9 2 (0.11%) InVision
9 2 (0.11%) S-PLUS
10 1 (0.055%) Acrobat
10 1 (0.055%) Adobe After Effects
10 1 (0.055%) Adobe Illustrator
10 1 (0.055%) InDesign
10 1 (0.055%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 43 (2.38%) Dynamics CRM
2 35 (1.93%) Elite 3E
3 12 (0.66%) Carpe Diem
4 11 (0.61%) Dynamics NAV
5 10 (0.55%) Relativity
6 7 (0.39%) DocuMatrix
7 6 (0.33%) Concordance
7 6 (0.33%) Ringtail
7 6 (0.33%) Veritas eDiscovery
8 5 (0.28%) Payment Gateway
9 4 (0.22%) Visualfiles
10 1 (0.055%) Cognos Business Intelligence
10 1 (0.055%) Cognos TM1
10 1 (0.055%) Distributed Ledger
10 1 (0.055%) Magento
10 1 (0.055%) Salesforce.com CRM
Cloud Services
1 244 (13.48%) Azure
2 195 (10.77%) Office 365
3 171 (9.45%) AWS
4 122 (6.74%) SaaS
5 73 (4.03%) GCP
6 46 (2.54%) Serverless
7 35 (1.93%) PaaS
8 33 (1.82%) AWS Lambda
9 31 (1.71%) Power Platform
10 24 (1.33%) Amazon ECS
10 24 (1.33%) Mimecast
11 20 (1.10%) IaaS
12 18 (0.99%) GitHub
13 17 (0.94%) Dynamics 365
14 11 (0.61%) Amazon EC2
14 11 (0.61%) Azure Active Directory
15 10 (0.55%) Amazon CloudWatch
15 10 (0.55%) Amazon Kinesis
15 10 (0.55%) Amazon S3
16 9 (0.50%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 121 (6.69%) Firewall
2 95 (5.25%) DNS
3 79 (4.36%) TCP/IP
4 69 (3.81%) DHCP
5 63 (3.48%) Internet
6 53 (2.93%) WAN
7 51 (2.82%) LAN
8 43 (2.38%) Network Security
9 40 (2.21%) VPN
10 39 (2.15%) Wireless
11 34 (1.88%) VoIP
12 31 (1.71%) Skype
13 27 (1.49%) VLAN
14 26 (1.44%) SAN
15 22 (1.22%) Intranet
15 22 (1.22%) NetScaler
16 19 (1.05%) NAS
17 17 (0.94%) SSL
18 16 (0.88%) EIGRP
19 14 (0.77%) Intrusion Detection
Database & Business Intelligence
1 136 (7.51%) SQL Server
2 93 (5.14%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 61 (3.37%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 53 (2.93%) Big Data
5 31 (1.71%) Power BI
6 30 (1.66%) Data Warehouse
7 29 (1.60%) Relational Database
8 28 (1.55%) PostgreSQL
9 22 (1.22%) NoSQL
10 16 (0.88%) RDBMS
10 16 (0.88%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 14 (0.77%) Flink
12 13 (0.72%) Amazon DynamoDB
13 12 (0.66%) EDRMS
14 11 (0.61%) Data Mining
15 10 (0.55%) Amazon Athena
15 10 (0.55%) Hadoop
15 10 (0.55%) SQL Server 2012
16 9 (0.50%) Amazon Redshift
16 9 (0.50%) Redis
Development Applications
1 40 (2.21%) Visual Studio
2 30 (1.66%) Jenkins
3 29 (1.60%) Git (software)
4 22 (1.22%) Team Foundation Server
5 19 (1.05%) JIRA
6 12 (0.66%) GitLab
6 12 (0.66%) PhantomJS
7 8 (0.44%) CircleCI
7 8 (0.44%) Selenium
8 7 (0.39%) TeamCity
9 5 (0.28%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
10 4 (0.22%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 4 (0.22%) Spinnaker
11 3 (0.17%) Artifactory
11 3 (0.17%) Cypress.io
11 3 (0.17%) Eclipse
11 3 (0.17%) JMeter
11 3 (0.17%) MSI
11 3 (0.17%) SonarQube
11 3 (0.17%) WebDriver
General
1 541 (29.89%) Legal
2 292 (16.13%) Finance
3 86 (4.75%) Marketing
4 81 (4.48%) Banking
5 66 (3.65%) Retail
6 56 (3.09%) Police
7 51 (2.82%) Local Government
8 44 (2.43%) Telecoms
9 40 (2.21%) Games
10 21 (1.16%) Financial Institution
11 19 (1.05%) Public Sector
12 16 (0.88%) Advertising
13 15 (0.83%) Electronics
14 12 (0.66%) Manufacturing
15 11 (0.61%) Aerospace
15 11 (0.61%) Fire and Rescue
15 11 (0.61%) International Banking
16 9 (0.50%) Back Office
17 5 (0.28%) Investment Banking
18 4 (0.22%) Military
Job Titles
1 382 (21.10%) Analyst
2 364 (20.11%) Developer
3 106 (5.86%) Support Analyst
4 98 (5.41%) Senior Developer
5 93 (5.14%) Consultant
6 85 (4.70%) IT Analyst
7 79 (4.36%) Service Analyst
8 74 (4.09%) Service Desk Analyst
9 67 (3.70%) Project Manager
9 67 (3.70%) Software Engineer
10 66 (3.65%) .NET Developer
11 65 (3.59%) Support Engineer
12 64 (3.54%) IT Support
13 61 (3.37%) IT Manager
14 56 (3.09%) Applications Support
15 53 (2.93%) Business Analyst
15 53 (2.93%) Java Developer
15 53 (2.93%) Senior Analyst
16 49 (2.71%) Infrastructure Engineer
17 42 (2.32%) 1st Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 202 (11.16%) .NET
2 90 (4.97%) Node.js
3 84 (4.64%) HTML
4 80 (4.42%) CSS
5 71 (3.92%) AngularJS
5 71 (3.92%) Web Services
6 69 (3.81%) ASP.NET
7 62 (3.43%) React
8 60 (3.31%) .NET Framework
9 50 (2.76%) .NET Core
10 49 (2.71%) REST
11 35 (1.93%) XML
12 30 (1.66%) ASP.NET Web API
13 28 (1.55%) Natural Language Processing
14 27 (1.49%) Entity Framework
15 21 (1.16%) SOAP
16 20 (1.10%) JSON
17 19 (1.05%) ASP.NET MVC
17 19 (1.05%) RESTful
17 19 (1.05%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 137 (7.57%) Analytical Skills
2 136 (7.51%) Management Information System
3 73 (4.03%) Self-Motivation
4 68 (3.76%) Greenfield Project
5 61 (3.37%) Video Conferencing
6 54 (2.98%) Data Centre
7 41 (2.27%) User Experience
8 31 (1.71%) Enterprise Software
9 28 (1.55%) Mobile App
10 26 (1.44%) Cyber Defence
11 25 (1.38%) Algorithms
11 25 (1.38%) Blackberry
12 23 (1.27%) Social Media
13 20 (1.10%) Private Cloud
13 20 (1.10%) Virtual Team
14 19 (1.05%) iPhone
15 18 (0.99%) Data Structures
15 18 (0.99%) Public Cloud
16 17 (0.94%) e-Learning
17 16 (0.88%) Cybercrime
Operating Systems
1 404 (22.32%) Windows
2 144 (7.96%) Windows 10
3 128 (7.07%) Windows Server
4 88 (4.86%) Linux
5 78 (4.31%) Windows Server 2012
6 76 (4.20%) Windows 7
7 63 (3.48%) Android
8 47 (2.60%) Unix
9 45 (2.49%) Apple iOS
10 13 (0.72%) Windows Server 2008
11 8 (0.44%) Ubuntu
11 8 (0.44%) Windows Vista
12 7 (0.39%) Mac OS
13 4 (0.22%) CentOS
13 4 (0.22%) Windows 8
14 3 (0.17%) Mac OS X
15 2 (0.11%) Data ONTAP
15 2 (0.11%) Windows XP
16 1 (0.055%) Kali Linux
16 1 (0.055%) Tizen
Processes & Methodologies
1 332 (18.34%) Agile Software Development
2 215 (11.88%) Information Security
3 197 (10.88%) ITIL
4 181 (10.00%) Problem-Solving
5 174 (9.61%) Cybersecurity
6 153 (8.45%) Analytics
7 149 (8.23%) Project Management
8 146 (8.07%) Software Engineering
9 138 (7.62%) DevOps
10 124 (6.85%) Stakeholder Management
11 109 (6.02%) Scrum
12 102 (5.64%) Change Management
13 99 (5.47%) Business Intelligence
14 90 (4.97%) Microservices
15 84 (4.64%) CRM
16 79 (4.36%) Computer Science
16 79 (4.36%) Document Management
17 78 (4.31%) Machine Learning
18 76 (4.20%) Project Delivery
19 72 (3.98%) Data Protection
Programming Languages
1 269 (14.86%) SQL
2 227 (12.54%) C#
3 188 (10.39%) JavaScript
4 175 (9.67%) Java
5 159 (8.78%) Python
6 69 (3.81%) PowerShell
7 64 (3.54%) C++
8 42 (2.32%) T-SQL
9 41 (2.27%) C
9 41 (2.27%) Ruby
10 34 (1.88%) Bash Shell
11 28 (1.55%) Go
12 26 (1.44%) PHP
13 23 (1.27%) XPath
14 17 (0.94%) TypeScript
15 15 (0.83%) Java 8
16 14 (0.77%) VB
17 11 (0.61%) F#
17 11 (0.61%) VB.NET
18 10 (0.55%) R
Qualifications
1 231 (12.76%) Degree
2 92 (5.08%) CISSP
3 89 (4.92%) Security Cleared
4 70 (3.87%) CISM
5 57 (3.15%) Cisco Certification
6 42 (2.32%) Microsoft Certification
7 36 (1.99%) CCNA
8 35 (1.93%) Computer Science Degree
9 31 (1.71%) IISP
9 31 (1.71%) MCSE
10 26 (1.44%) CESG Certified Professional
10 26 (1.44%) CISA
11 21 (1.16%) ITIL Certification
12 20 (1.10%) CCNP
13 19 (1.05%) SC Cleared
14 18 (0.99%) MBCS
15 16 (0.88%) MCSA
16 13 (0.72%) (ISC)2 CCSP
16 13 (0.72%) DV Cleared
16 13 (0.72%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 107 (5.91%) GDPR
2 89 (4.92%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 64 (3.54%) SLA
4 53 (2.93%) PMO
5 48 (2.65%) QA
6 35 (1.93%) PCI DSS
7 31 (1.71%) Cyber Essentials
8 28 (1.55%) NIST
9 26 (1.44%) NCSC
10 19 (1.05%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
11 15 (0.83%) Data Quality
11 15 (0.83%) ISO/IEC 17025
12 10 (0.55%) NIST 800
12 10 (0.55%) Sarbanes-Oxley
13 8 (0.44%) ISO 31000
14 7 (0.39%) ISO 22301
15 5 (0.28%) HIPAA
16 3 (0.17%) COBIT
17 2 (0.11%) Solvency II
17 2 (0.11%) Val IT
System Software
1 215 (11.88%) Active Directory
2 62 (3.43%) VMware Infrastructure
3 54 (2.98%) Docker
4 37 (2.04%) XenDesktop
5 34 (1.88%) VMware ESXi
6 32 (1.77%) XenApp
7 23 (1.27%) Hyper-V
8 15 (0.83%) vSphere
9 13 (0.72%) Firmware
10 8 (0.44%) Virtual Desktop
11 7 (0.39%) Microsoft App-V
11 7 (0.39%) Virtual Machines
12 4 (0.22%) Terminal Services
12 4 (0.22%) Virtual Servers
13 2 (0.11%) BitLocker
13 2 (0.11%) Citrix Hypervisor
13 2 (0.11%) VMware NSX
14 1 (0.055%) Microsoft Virtual Server
14 1 (0.055%) Terminal Server
14 1 (0.055%) Xen
Systems Management
1 60 (3.31%) Kubernetes
2 53 (2.93%) SCCM
3 32 (1.77%) Terraform
4 27 (1.49%) Ansible
5 26 (1.44%) Puppet
6 24 (1.33%) Opscode Chef
7 19 (1.05%) Microsoft Intune
8 18 (0.99%) Cisco CUCM
9 12 (0.66%) vCenter Server
10 11 (0.61%) Kibana
10 11 (0.61%) logstash
11 10 (0.55%) EnCase
12 9 (0.50%) CASB
12 9 (0.50%) SolarWinds Orion
13 7 (0.39%) FTK
13 7 (0.39%) XenMobile
14 6 (0.33%) Norton AntiVirus
15 5 (0.28%) Backup Exec
15 5 (0.28%) Jamf Pro
15 5 (0.28%) WSUS
Vendors
1 387 (21.38%) Microsoft
2 122 (6.74%) VMware
3 116 (6.41%) iManage
4 111 (6.13%) Citrix
5 87 (4.81%) Cisco
6 66 (3.65%) Splunk
7 60 (3.31%) Google
8 55 (3.04%) Sony
9 47 (2.60%) Intapp
10 43 (2.38%) ServiceNow
11 41 (2.27%) Capita
12 32 (1.77%) Aderant
13 29 (1.60%) Palo Alto
13 29 (1.60%) Salesforce.com
14 24 (1.33%) CheckPoint
15 21 (1.16%) Nuix
16 20 (1.10%) Oracle
16 20 (1.10%) Symantec
17 18 (0.99%) Ivanti
18 16 (0.88%) Dell