Period
to 20 February 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 20 February 2018 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Law
UK > England
6 months to
20 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 198 276 184
Rank change year-on-year +78 -92 +40
Permanent jobs citing Law 2,870 2,012 3,761
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 1.73% 1.22% 1.91%
As % of the General category 4.10% 2.90% 4.28%
Number of salaries quoted 2,054 1,744 3,146
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
10th Percentile £30,500 £27,000 £29,000
90th Percentile £77,500 £75,000 £75,000
UK median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000

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 69,981 69,271 87,942
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 42.30% 42.01% 44.61%
Number of salaries quoted 54,599 56,299 71,909
England median annual salary £52,500 £51,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.94% +3.00% -
10th Percentile £30,000 £29,000 £28,750
90th Percentile £85,000 £85,000 £82,500
UK median annual salary £51,000 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +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 20 February 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 20 February 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 +28 1,889 £55,000 +4.76% 510
North of England +108 469 £45,000 +12.50% 79
North West +113 366 £39,250 -12.78% 57
South East +119 214 £47,500 +7.95% 63
South West +133 169 £40,000 +5.26% 23
Midlands +30 95 £40,000 -5.88% 30
Yorkshire +36 87 £45,000 +12.50% 20
East Midlands +50 55 £50,000 +11.11% 16
West Midlands -21 40 £37,250 +2.05% 13
East of England -13 36 £45,000 - 29
North East -30 16 £46,944 +26.66% 2
Law
UK

For the 6 months to 20 February 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.

1 956 (33.31%) Legal
2 835 (29.09%) Finance
3 718 (25.02%) Windows
4 617 (21.50%) Microsoft
5 520 (18.12%) Agile Software Development
6 488 (17.00%) SQL
7 484 (16.86%) Microsoft Office
8 445 (15.51%) Active Directory
9 423 (14.74%) Banking
10 412 (14.36%) Risk Management
11 396 (13.80%) ITIL
12 332 (11.57%) Investment Banking
12 332 (11.57%) Wealth Management
13 308 (10.73%) Windows 7
14 299 (10.42%) iManage
15 283 (9.86%) Project Management
16 270 (9.41%) JavaScript
17 262 (9.13%) SQL Server
18 250 (8.71%) C#
18 250 (8.71%) VMware
18 250 (8.71%) Degree
19 248 (8.64%) .NET
20 243 (8.47%) Citrix
21 231 (8.05%) Windows Server
22 228 (7.94%) Information Security
23 224 (7.80%) Analytical Skills
24 210 (7.32%) Microsoft Azure
25 205 (7.14%) Java
26 185 (6.45%) Elite 3E
27 184 (6.41%) Stakeholder Management

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
1 136 (4.74%) MS Exchange
2 133 (4.63%) SharePoint
3 123 (4.29%) Skype for Business
4 90 (3.14%) Exchange Server 2013
5 88 (3.07%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 67 (2.33%) Exchange Server 2010
7 40 (1.39%) JBoss
7 40 (1.39%) WebSphere
8 33 (1.15%) Tomcat
9 29 (1.01%) Confluence
10 28 (0.98%) Apache
11 27 (0.94%) IIS
12 25 (0.87%) CMS
13 22 (0.77%) Exchange Server 2003
14 20 (0.70%) Apache Spark
15 18 (0.63%) Elasticsearch
16 16 (0.56%) SharePoint 2013
17 13 (0.45%) WebLogic
18 12 (0.42%) CICS
19 11 (0.38%) Drupal
Applications
1 484 (16.86%) Microsoft Office
2 104 (3.62%) Microsoft Excel
3 79 (2.75%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 40 (1.39%) Microsoft Project
5 39 (1.36%) MS Visio
6 23 (0.80%) Acrobat
7 12 (0.42%) Adobe Captivate
7 12 (0.42%) InfoPath
8 11 (0.38%) Camtasia
9 3 (0.10%) Adobe Creative Suite
10 2 (0.070%) Adobe Illustrator
10 2 (0.070%) Adobe Premiere
10 2 (0.070%) AutoCAD
10 2 (0.070%) EngageOne
10 2 (0.070%) Photoshop
10 2 (0.070%) QuarkXPress
10 2 (0.070%) Snagit
10 2 (0.070%) Spreadsheet
11 1 (0.035%) Autodesk Inventor
11 1 (0.035%) Lectora
Business Applications
1 185 (6.45%) Elite 3E
2 33 (1.15%) Visualfiles
3 31 (1.08%) Relativity
4 28 (0.98%) Carpe Diem
5 17 (0.59%) Concordance
6 16 (0.56%) Ringtail
7 15 (0.52%) Dynamics CRM
8 12 (0.42%) SAP ERP
9 7 (0.24%) Magento
10 6 (0.21%) Payment Gateway
11 3 (0.10%) Adobe Campaign
11 3 (0.10%) DocuMatrix
11 3 (0.10%) PeopleSoft HCM
11 3 (0.10%) PeopleSoft HRMS
11 3 (0.10%) Veritas eDiscovery
12 2 (0.070%) BusinessWorks
12 2 (0.070%) Cognos Business Intelligence
12 2 (0.070%) Dynamics AX
12 2 (0.070%) Exstream
12 2 (0.070%) HFM
Cloud Services
1 210 (7.32%) Microsoft Azure
2 139 (4.84%) Amazon AWS
3 138 (4.81%) Office 365
4 101 (3.52%) Mimecast
5 85 (2.96%) SaaS
6 31 (1.08%) IaaS
7 26 (0.91%) PaaS
8 19 (0.66%) Google Cloud Platform
8 19 (0.66%) OpenShift
9 12 (0.42%) Dynamics 365
10 11 (0.38%) Cloud Computing
11 8 (0.28%) Adobe Analytics
12 6 (0.21%) Azure Active Directory
13 5 (0.17%) Amazon S3
14 4 (0.14%) Google Analytics
14 4 (0.14%) Virtual Private Cloud
15 3 (0.10%) GitHub
15 3 (0.10%) Serverless
16 2 (0.070%) BrowserStack
16 2 (0.070%) Cortana Intelligence Suite
Communications & Networking
1 131 (4.56%) Firewall
2 127 (4.43%) Skype
3 95 (3.31%) WAN
4 91 (3.17%) SAN
4 91 (3.17%) VPN
5 89 (3.10%) LAN
6 75 (2.61%) Network Security
7 67 (2.33%) TCP/IP
8 66 (2.30%) DNS
9 62 (2.16%) DHCP
10 60 (2.09%) Unified Communications
11 56 (1.95%) Intranet
12 47 (1.64%) VLAN
13 45 (1.57%) Internet
13 45 (1.57%) VoIP
14 42 (1.46%) Wireless
15 38 (1.32%) NAS
16 34 (1.18%) Intrusion Detection
17 28 (0.98%) WLAN
18 25 (0.87%) DMZ
Database & Business Intelligence
1 262 (9.13%) SQL Server
2 99 (3.45%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 74 (2.58%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 62 (2.16%) Big Data
5 56 (1.95%) NoSQL
6 50 (1.74%) Relational Database
7 48 (1.67%) Data Warehouse
8 43 (1.50%) MongoDB
9 35 (1.22%) Hadoop
10 34 (1.18%) MySQL
11 32 (1.11%) Power BI
12 30 (1.05%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 28 (0.98%) SQL Server 2008
14 21 (0.73%) DB2
15 20 (0.70%) PostgreSQL
16 19 (0.66%) RDBMS
17 17 (0.59%) Oracle Database
18 15 (0.52%) EDRMS
19 13 (0.45%) Apache Cassandra
20 11 (0.38%) Redis
Development Applications
1 60 (2.09%) Git (software)
1 60 (2.09%) JIRA
2 57 (1.99%) Jenkins
3 55 (1.92%) Visual Studio
4 50 (1.74%) TeamCity
5 36 (1.25%) Team Foundation Server
6 35 (1.22%) Selenium
7 29 (1.01%) Octopus Deploy
8 20 (0.70%) Maven
9 18 (0.63%) Subversion
10 16 (0.56%) Bitbucket
11 15 (0.52%) Cucumber
11 15 (0.52%) Sonatype Nexus
12 14 (0.49%) Eclipse
12 14 (0.49%) Gradle
12 14 (0.49%) SpecFlow
12 14 (0.49%) WebDriver
13 13 (0.45%) SonarQube
14 12 (0.42%) JUnit
14 12 (0.42%) NUnit
General
1 956 (33.31%) Legal
2 835 (29.09%) Finance
3 423 (14.74%) Banking
4 332 (11.57%) Investment Banking
5 78 (2.72%) Retail
6 76 (2.65%) Marketing
7 68 (2.37%) Telecoms
8 39 (1.36%) Advertising
9 38 (1.32%) Military
10 30 (1.05%) Back Office
10 30 (1.05%) Games
11 29 (1.01%) Publishing
12 25 (0.87%) Financial Institution
13 21 (0.73%) Billing
14 19 (0.66%) Retail Banking
15 18 (0.63%) Automotive
15 18 (0.63%) Manufacturing
16 14 (0.49%) Corporate Banking
17 10 (0.35%) Electronics
18 9 (0.31%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 800 (27.87%) Analyst
2 456 (15.89%) Developer
3 203 (7.07%) Support Analyst
4 162 (5.64%) Service Analyst
5 161 (5.61%) Project Manager
6 156 (5.44%) Service Desk Analyst
7 131 (4.56%) Consultant
8 120 (4.18%) Business Analyst
9 102 (3.55%) IT Analyst
10 101 (3.52%) Senior Analyst
11 100 (3.48%) Trainer
12 94 (3.28%) Senior Developer
13 89 (3.10%) .NET Developer
14 81 (2.82%) Team Leader
15 80 (2.79%) IT Manager
15 80 (2.79%) Legal Analyst
16 79 (2.75%) 2nd Line Support
17 77 (2.68%) Applications Support
18 74 (2.58%) Architect
18 74 (2.58%) Systems Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 248 (8.64%) .NET
2 176 (6.13%) HTML
3 142 (4.95%) CSS
4 138 (4.81%) AngularJS
5 135 (4.70%) Web Services
6 88 (3.07%) ASP.NET Web API
7 85 (2.96%) .NET Framework
8 83 (2.89%) HTML5
9 82 (2.86%) React
9 82 (2.86%) XML
10 71 (2.47%) Node.js
11 65 (2.26%) ASP.NET
12 61 (2.13%) jQuery
13 60 (2.09%) RESTful
14 59 (2.06%) WCF
15 51 (1.78%) REST
15 51 (1.78%) Spring
16 44 (1.53%) Middleware
17 39 (1.36%) JSON
18 38 (1.32%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 224 (7.80%) Analytical Skills
2 152 (5.30%) Management Information System
3 146 (5.09%) Blackberry
4 102 (3.55%) User Experience
5 92 (3.21%) Computer Science
6 87 (3.03%) Greenfield Project
7 76 (2.65%) Mobile App
8 68 (2.37%) iPhone
9 67 (2.33%) Data Centre
10 56 (1.95%) Fintech
11 55 (1.92%) e-Learning
12 48 (1.67%) Enterprise Software
12 48 (1.67%) PMI
13 40 (1.39%) Video Conferencing
14 34 (1.18%) Smartphone
15 28 (0.98%) Cyberthreat
16 27 (0.94%) HP StoreVirtual
17 26 (0.91%) Mainframe
18 23 (0.80%) Algorithms
19 22 (0.77%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 718 (25.02%) Windows
2 308 (10.73%) Windows 7
3 231 (8.05%) Windows Server
4 177 (6.17%) Linux
5 158 (5.51%) Windows 10
6 156 (5.44%) Windows Server 2008
7 139 (4.84%) Windows Server 2012
8 97 (3.38%) Unix
9 95 (3.31%) Android
10 64 (2.23%) Apple iOS
11 30 (1.05%) Windows 8
12 22 (0.77%) Windows Server 2003
13 19 (0.66%) Mac OS
13 19 (0.66%) Windows XP
14 16 (0.56%) AIX
15 15 (0.52%) Windows Phone
16 12 (0.42%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
17 9 (0.31%) Mac OS X
18 7 (0.24%) Solaris
18 7 (0.24%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 520 (18.12%) Agile Software Development
2 412 (14.36%) Risk Management
3 396 (13.80%) ITIL
4 332 (11.57%) Wealth Management
5 283 (9.86%) Project Management
6 228 (7.94%) Information Security
7 184 (6.41%) Stakeholder Management
8 157 (5.47%) Document Management
9 151 (5.26%) Scrum
10 145 (5.05%) CRM
11 142 (4.95%) TDD
12 136 (4.74%) DevOps
13 134 (4.67%) Business Intelligence
13 134 (4.67%) Service Management
14 131 (4.56%) PRINCE2
15 128 (4.46%) Analytics
15 128 (4.46%) Continuous Improvement
16 127 (4.43%) Change Management
17 119 (4.15%) MVC
18 115 (4.01%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 488 (17.00%) SQL
2 270 (9.41%) JavaScript
3 250 (8.71%) C#
4 205 (7.14%) Java
5 92 (3.21%) PowerShell
5 92 (3.21%) Python
6 77 (2.68%) T-SQL
7 61 (2.13%) PHP
8 37 (1.29%) Ruby
9 35 (1.22%) Perl
10 32 (1.11%) C
11 25 (0.87%) C++
12 23 (0.80%) R
13 19 (0.66%) Bash Shell
14 18 (0.63%) Shell Script
15 17 (0.59%) Scala
15 17 (0.59%) VBA
16 16 (0.56%) Go
17 15 (0.52%) ES6
18 11 (0.38%) VB
Qualifications
1 250 (8.71%) Degree
2 96 (3.34%) CISSP
3 81 (2.82%) ITIL Certification
4 74 (2.58%) Security Cleared
5 65 (2.26%) Microsoft Certification
6 63 (2.20%) CISM
7 61 (2.13%) PMI Certification
8 58 (2.02%) SC Cleared
9 56 (1.95%) Cisco Certification
9 56 (1.95%) Computer Science Degree
10 47 (1.64%) CISA
11 43 (1.50%) MCSE
12 38 (1.32%) CCNA
13 36 (1.25%) PMP
14 30 (1.05%) ISEB
15 26 (0.91%) CCNP
16 21 (0.73%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
17 19 (0.66%) MCSA
18 17 (0.59%) CEH
19 16 (0.56%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 126 (4.39%) QA
2 123 (4.29%) SLA
3 97 (3.38%) GDPR
4 86 (3.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 62 (2.16%) PMO
6 28 (0.98%) PCI DSS
7 26 (0.91%) Cyber Essentials
8 13 (0.45%) COBIT
9 10 (0.35%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
10 9 (0.31%) Data Quality
10 9 (0.31%) PMBOK
10 9 (0.31%) PSD2
11 8 (0.28%) DO-254
11 8 (0.28%) GCP
11 8 (0.28%) ISO 22301
12 7 (0.24%) ISO 9001
13 5 (0.17%) Sarbanes-Oxley
14 4 (0.14%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
14 4 (0.14%) FATCA
15 3 (0.10%) IFRS
System Software
1 445 (15.51%) Active Directory
2 174 (6.06%) VMware Infrastructure
3 65 (2.26%) Docker
3 65 (2.26%) XenApp
4 59 (2.06%) VMware ESXi
5 51 (1.78%) Hyper-V
6 40 (1.39%) vSphere
7 39 (1.36%) XenDesktop
8 36 (1.25%) DFS Replication
9 14 (0.49%) Virtual Machines
10 9 (0.31%) Virtual Desktop
11 7 (0.24%) VMware Server
12 6 (0.21%) Snort
13 4 (0.14%) Firmware
14 3 (0.10%) Microsoft App-V
15 2 (0.070%) Oracle RAC
15 2 (0.070%) pfSense
15 2 (0.070%) PowerHA
15 2 (0.070%) Time Sharing Option
15 2 (0.070%) Tivoli Directory Server
Systems Management
1 86 (3.00%) SCCM
2 55 (1.92%) Opscode Chef
3 39 (1.36%) Puppet
4 38 (1.32%) Kubernetes
5 36 (1.25%) Ansible
6 29 (1.01%) SCOM
7 27 (0.94%) vCenter Server
8 23 (0.80%) AirWatch
9 14 (0.49%) Terraform
10 11 (0.38%) BladeLogic
11 10 (0.35%) CA Wily
12 8 (0.28%) WSUS
13 7 (0.24%) Cisco CUCM
13 7 (0.24%) HP Quality Center
13 7 (0.24%) SCOrch
14 6 (0.21%) Backup Exec
15 4 (0.14%) Netcool
15 4 (0.14%) Norton AntiVirus
15 4 (0.14%) Packer
15 4 (0.14%) Salt
Vendors
1 617 (21.50%) Microsoft
2 299 (10.42%) iManage
3 250 (8.71%) VMware
4 243 (8.47%) Citrix
5 176 (6.13%) Cisco
6 116 (4.04%) Aderant
7 103 (3.59%) HP
8 99 (3.45%) Oracle
9 94 (3.28%) Intapp
10 56 (1.95%) NetApp
11 54 (1.88%) Adobe
12 44 (1.53%) IBM
13 37 (1.29%) Google
13 37 (1.29%) SAP
14 34 (1.18%) Apple
15 32 (1.11%) Avaya
16 31 (1.08%) Xerox
17 30 (1.05%) CheckPoint
18 27 (0.94%) Splunk
19 26 (0.91%) Red Hat