Period
to 16 November 2019

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Law in permanent job vacancies advertised in Scotland. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Law over the 6 months to 16 November 2019 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Law
UK > Scotland
6 months to
16 Nov 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 130 147 194
Rank change year-on-year +17 +47 -39
Permanent jobs citing Law 79 80 40
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 1.69% 1.48% 0.71%
As % of the General category 4.64% 3.71% 1.62%
Number of salaries quoted 19 12 20
Scotland median annual salary £45,000 £50,000 £28,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -10.00% +78.57% -44.00%
10th Percentile £29,550 £42,875 £25,975
90th Percentile £68,000 £74,425 £58,775
UK median annual salary £54,000 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year -1.82% +4.76% +1.85%

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 Scotland with a requirement for common skills.

All General Skills
Scotland
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for common skills 1,702 2,157 2,474
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 36.45% 39.93% 44.01%
Number of salaries quoted 925 1,396 1,534
Scotland median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.56% -
10th Percentile £30,000 £30,000 £28,546
90th Percentile £72,500 £70,000 £70,000
UK median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% -

Law
Job Vacancy Trend in Scotland

Job postings citing Law as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Scotland.

Job vacancy trend for Law in Scotland

Law
Salary Trend in Scotland

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Law in Scotland.

Salary trend for Law in Scotland

Law
Salary Histogram in Scotland

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Law in Scotland over the 6 months to 16 November 2019.

Salary histogram for Law in Scotland

Law
Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Law within the Scotland region over the 6 months to 16 November 2019. 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
Edinburgh +42 56 £29,250 -41.50% 5
Glasgow -28 12 £45,000 -31.30% 3
Fife 0 7 £48,750 +2.63%
West Lothian - 2 £57,500 -
Aberdeen - 2 - -
Law
UK

For the 6 months to 16 November 2019, 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 Scotland region with a requirement for Law.

1 45 (56.96%) Analytics
1 45 (56.96%) Cybersecurity
2 44 (55.70%) Threat Management
2 44 (55.70%) Data Security
3 36 (45.57%) Splunk
3 36 (45.57%) Security Operations
4 28 (35.44%) Problem-Solving
5 27 (34.18%) Stakeholder Management
6 24 (30.38%) Use Case
6 24 (30.38%) Symantec
6 24 (30.38%) SIEM
6 24 (30.38%) CyberArk
6 24 (30.38%) ServiceNow
7 20 (25.32%) DevOps
8 19 (24.05%) C++
9 18 (22.78%) Azure
10 17 (21.52%) Python
11 16 (20.25%) Java
11 16 (20.25%) AWS
12 15 (18.99%) JavaScript
12 15 (18.99%) Linux
12 15 (18.99%) Node.js
13 14 (17.72%) Bash Shell
13 14 (17.72%) Analytical Skills
13 14 (17.72%) GCP
14 13 (16.46%) Unix
14 13 (16.46%) PowerShell
14 13 (16.46%) Agile Software Development
14 13 (16.46%) Kubernetes
14 13 (16.46%) Opscode Chef

Law
Co-occurring IT Skills in Scotland 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 2 (2.53%) MS Exchange
2 1 (1.27%) CMS
2 1 (1.27%) SharePoint
2 1 (1.27%) SharePoint 2013
2 1 (1.27%) Sitecore CMS
2 1 (1.27%) Umbraco
Applications
1 8 (10.13%) Microsoft Office
2 4 (5.06%) Microsoft Excel
2 4 (5.06%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 2 (2.53%) Simulink
Cloud Services
1 18 (22.78%) Azure
2 16 (20.25%) AWS
3 14 (17.72%) GCP
4 4 (5.06%) iTunes
5 2 (2.53%) Mimecast
6 1 (1.27%) IaaS
6 1 (1.27%) npm
6 1 (1.27%) Office 365
6 1 (1.27%) PaaS
6 1 (1.27%) Power Platform
6 1 (1.27%) SaaS
6 1 (1.27%) Yarn
Communications & Networking
1 12 (15.19%) Cisco ASA
1 12 (15.19%) Firewall
1 12 (15.19%) Network Security
1 12 (15.19%) VPN
2 1 (1.27%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (3.80%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.27%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (1.27%) Power BI
2 1 (1.27%) Relational Database
2 1 (1.27%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 13 (16.46%) Jenkins
2 12 (15.19%) PhantomJS
3 2 (2.53%) Git (software)
4 1 (1.27%) Visual Studio
4 1 (1.27%) webpack
General
1 6 (7.59%) Finance
1 6 (7.59%) Games
1 6 (7.59%) Legal
2 4 (5.06%) Manufacturing
3 2 (2.53%) Banking
4 1 (1.27%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 14 (17.72%) Consultant
2 12 (15.19%) DevOps Engineer
2 12 (15.19%) Firewall Engineer
2 12 (15.19%) Security Engineer
2 12 (15.19%) Senior Firewall Engineer
2 12 (15.19%) Splunk Consultant
3 10 (12.66%) Developer
4 9 (11.39%) Project Manager
5 4 (5.06%) Administrator
5 4 (5.06%) ERP Manager
5 4 (5.06%) Software Developer
5 4 (5.06%) Systems Manager
6 3 (3.80%) Analyst
6 3 (3.80%) Software Engineer
7 2 (2.53%) Coordinator
7 2 (2.53%) IT Support
7 2 (2.53%) Project Coordinator
7 2 (2.53%) Software Asset Manager
7 2 (2.53%) Software Manager
7 2 (2.53%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (18.99%) Node.js
2 4 (5.06%) .NET
2 4 (5.06%) AngularJS
2 4 (5.06%) ASP.NET
2 4 (5.06%) OpenGL
3 3 (3.80%) ASP.NET MVC
3 3 (3.80%) CSS
3 3 (3.80%) HTML
3 3 (3.80%) jQuery
3 3 (3.80%) Web Services
3 3 (3.80%) WebGL
4 2 (2.53%) .NET Framework
4 2 (2.53%) CSS3
4 2 (2.53%) Entity Framework
4 2 (2.53%) HTML5
4 2 (2.53%) React
5 1 (1.27%) DirectX
5 1 (1.27%) Django
5 1 (1.27%) SOAP
5 1 (1.27%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 14 (17.72%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (10.13%) Algorithms
3 5 (6.33%) iPhone
3 5 (6.33%) Management Information System
4 4 (5.06%) Data Structures
5 2 (2.53%) 3D Graphics
5 2 (2.53%) Greenfield Project
5 2 (2.53%) Public Cloud
5 2 (2.53%) Smart City
5 2 (2.53%) Xbox
6 1 (1.27%) Blackberry
6 1 (1.27%) Hybrid Cloud
6 1 (1.27%) iPad
6 1 (1.27%) PlayStation
6 1 (1.27%) Robotics
6 1 (1.27%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 15 (18.99%) Linux
2 13 (16.46%) Unix
3 4 (5.06%) Android
3 4 (5.06%) Apple iOS
3 4 (5.06%) Windows
4 3 (3.80%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 45 (56.96%) Analytics
1 45 (56.96%) Cybersecurity
2 44 (55.70%) Data Security
2 44 (55.70%) Threat Management
3 36 (45.57%) Security Operations
4 28 (35.44%) Problem-Solving
5 27 (34.18%) Stakeholder Management
6 24 (30.38%) SIEM
6 24 (30.38%) Use Case
7 20 (25.32%) DevOps
8 13 (16.46%) Agile Software Development
9 12 (15.19%) Data Loss Prevention
9 12 (15.19%) Kalman Filter
9 12 (15.19%) Security Architecture
10 11 (13.92%) Project Management
10 11 (13.92%) Software Engineering
11 8 (10.13%) Stakeholder Engagement
11 8 (10.13%) Waterfall
12 7 (8.86%) Mathematics
12 7 (8.86%) Physics
Programming Languages
1 19 (24.05%) C++
2 17 (21.52%) Python
3 16 (20.25%) Java
4 15 (18.99%) JavaScript
5 14 (17.72%) Bash Shell
6 13 (16.46%) PowerShell
7 12 (15.19%) Go
8 7 (8.86%) C#
9 5 (6.33%) SQL
10 3 (3.80%) ActionScript
10 3 (3.80%) ActionScript 3.0
10 3 (3.80%) Ruby
10 3 (3.80%) T-SQL
11 2 (2.53%) Apple Swift
11 2 (2.53%) MATLAB
12 1 (1.27%) Embedded C
12 1 (1.27%) Embedded C++
12 1 (1.27%) Objective-C
12 1 (1.27%) Shell Script
12 1 (1.27%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 8 (10.13%) PMP
2 5 (6.33%) Degree
3 1 (1.27%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (15.19%) PCI DSS
2 1 (1.27%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (2.53%) Active Directory
1 2 (2.53%) Docker
Systems Management
1 13 (16.46%) Ansible
1 13 (16.46%) Kubernetes
1 13 (16.46%) Opscode Chef
1 13 (16.46%) Puppet
2 12 (15.19%) Terraform
Vendors
1 36 (45.57%) Splunk
2 24 (30.38%) CyberArk
2 24 (30.38%) ServiceNow
2 24 (30.38%) Symantec
3 12 (15.19%) Cisco
3 12 (15.19%) Google
3 12 (15.19%) Palo Alto
4 4 (5.06%) Microsoft
5 3 (3.80%) iManage
6 2 (2.53%) Kaspersky
7 1 (1.27%) Salesforce.com
7 1 (1.27%) Samsung
7 1 (1.27%) Sitecore