Period
to 20 January 2021

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Law in permanent job vacancies advertised in the South East. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Law over the 6 months to 20 January 2021 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Law
England > South East
6 months to
20 Jan 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 142 330 387
Rank change year-on-year +188 +57 -25
Permanent jobs citing Law 218 144 133
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the South East 2.18% 0.62% 0.50%
As % of the General category 7.10% 1.94% 1.58%
Number of salaries quoted 75 114 52
Median annual salary £45,000 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -10.00% - -
10th Percentile £26,750 £26,750 £32,500
90th Percentile £68,900 £70,000 £74,625
England median annual salary £50,000 £52,500 £58,000
% change year-on-year -4.76% -9.48% +10.48%

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 the South East with a requirement for common skills.

All General Skills
South East
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for common skills 3,072 7,425 8,419
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 30.68% 32.21% 31.92%
Number of salaries quoted 2,261 5,507 6,522
Median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
10th Percentile £31,250 £29,500 £28,750
90th Percentile £75,000 £78,750 £75,000
England median annual salary £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year +4.35% +4.55% +4.76%

Law
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

Job postings citing Law as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in the South East.

Job vacancy trend for Law in the South East

Law
Salary Trend in the South East

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Law in the South East.

Salary trend for Law in the South East

Law
Salary Histogram in the South East

Salary distribution for jobs citing Law in the South East over the 6 months to 20 January 2021.

Salary histogram for Law in the South East

Law
Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Law within the South East region over the 6 months to 20 January 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
Thames Valley +135 79 £50,000 +8.11% 3
Hampshire +110 76 £35,000 +22.81% 5
Berkshire +126 67 £52,500 -27.59% 1
Surrey +104 51 £60,500 +34.44% 6
Oxfordshire +41 7 £40,000 +10.39% 2
Buckinghamshire +51 5 - -
Kent +32 5 - -
West Sussex +23 3 £45,000 -18.18% 4
East Sussex +30 2 £53,750 +7.50% 2
Sussex - 1 £35,000 -
Law
England

For the 6 months to 20 January 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 South East region with a requirement for Law.

1 127 (58.26%) Legal
2 119 (54.59%) GDPR
3 118 (54.13%) Project Management
4 117 (53.67%) Information Security
4 117 (53.67%) Data Protection
5 115 (52.75%) Matrix Organization
6 114 (52.29%) Management Information System
6 114 (52.29%) Manufacturing
6 114 (52.29%) Pharmaceutical
7 48 (22.02%) Linux
8 36 (16.51%) Cybersecurity
9 31 (14.22%) DevOps
9 31 (14.22%) JavaScript
10 30 (13.76%) HTML
10 30 (13.76%) Ansible
11 29 (13.30%) Python
12 28 (12.84%) Docker
13 26 (11.93%) Data Privacy
14 25 (11.47%) CSS
15 23 (10.55%) Kubernetes
15 23 (10.55%) Terraform
16 22 (10.09%) Data Security
16 22 (10.09%) Software Engineering
17 20 (9.17%) SQL
18 19 (8.72%) Azure
19 18 (8.26%) MySQL
19 18 (8.26%) Microsoft
19 18 (8.26%) Scrum
20 17 (7.80%) Node.js
20 17 (7.80%) Agile Software Development

Law
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South East 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 11 (5.05%) OpenStack
2 6 (2.75%) Elasticsearch
3 5 (2.29%) CMS
3 5 (2.29%) Confluence
3 5 (2.29%) Sitecore CMS
4 4 (1.83%) Apache Solr
5 1 (0.46%) IIS
Applications
1 9 (4.13%) Microsoft Excel
2 7 (3.21%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 3 (1.38%) Microsoft Office
4 1 (0.46%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 1 (0.46%) Figma
4 1 (0.46%) InVision
4 1 (0.46%) Marvel
4 1 (0.46%) Sketch
Business Applications
1 3 (1.38%) Visualfiles
2 1 (0.46%) Carpe Diem
2 1 (0.46%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 19 (8.72%) Azure
2 11 (5.05%) OpenShift
3 8 (3.67%) GitHub
3 8 (3.67%) Office 365
4 7 (3.21%) PaaS
5 5 (2.29%) BrowserStack
6 3 (1.38%) AWS
7 2 (0.92%) Cloud Computing
8 1 (0.46%) Force.com
8 1 (0.46%) GCP
8 1 (0.46%) Power Platform
8 1 (0.46%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (3.67%) TCP/IP
2 6 (2.75%) Wireless
3 4 (1.83%) LAN
3 4 (1.83%) WAN
4 3 (1.38%) Firewall
4 3 (1.38%) VPN
5 2 (0.92%) BGP
5 2 (0.92%) Cisco ISE
5 2 (0.92%) Cisco Nexus
5 2 (0.92%) MPLS
5 2 (0.92%) Multicast
5 2 (0.92%) Network Security
5 2 (0.92%) OSPF
6 1 (0.46%) Internet
6 1 (0.46%) Intrusion Detection
6 1 (0.46%) Software-Defined Radio
6 1 (0.46%) SSH
6 1 (0.46%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (8.26%) MySQL
2 7 (3.21%) SQL Server
3 4 (1.83%) Redis
4 2 (0.92%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (0.46%) Big Data
5 1 (0.46%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 7 (3.21%) Git (software)
1 7 (3.21%) JIRA
2 6 (2.75%) GitLab
3 5 (2.29%) Bitbucket
3 5 (2.29%) Visual Studio
4 4 (1.83%) Octopus Deploy
4 4 (1.83%) TeamCity
5 2 (0.92%) Selenium
6 1 (0.46%) Cucumber
6 1 (0.46%) Redmine
6 1 (0.46%) SpecFlow
6 1 (0.46%) Subversion
General
1 127 (58.26%) Legal
2 114 (52.29%) Manufacturing
2 114 (52.29%) Pharmaceutical
3 9 (4.13%) Finance
4 4 (1.83%) Marketing
5 3 (1.38%) Banking
6 2 (0.92%) Aerospace
6 2 (0.92%) Public Sector
6 2 (0.92%) Retail
6 2 (0.92%) Telecoms
7 1 (0.46%) Automotive
7 1 (0.46%) Military
Job Titles
1 117 (53.67%) Administrator
2 111 (50.92%) Data Administrator
3 23 (10.55%) Developer
4 21 (9.63%) Security Administrator
5 17 (7.80%) DevOps Engineer
6 12 (5.50%) Software Engineer
6 12 (5.50%) Web Developer
7 11 (5.05%) Analyst
7 11 (5.05%) PHP Developer
7 11 (5.05%) Python Developer
8 10 (4.59%) Graduate
8 10 (4.59%) PHP Web Developer
8 10 (4.59%) Python Web Developer
9 7 (3.21%) Azure DevOps Engineer
9 7 (3.21%) Azure Engineer
9 7 (3.21%) Graduate Software Engineer
9 7 (3.21%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 7 (3.21%) Linux Developer
9 7 (3.21%) Python Engineer
10 6 (2.75%) JavaScript Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (13.76%) HTML
2 25 (11.47%) CSS
3 17 (7.80%) Node.js
4 11 (5.05%) HTML5
5 9 (4.13%) .NET
6 6 (2.75%) AngularJS
6 6 (2.75%) REST
6 6 (2.75%) Web Services
7 5 (2.29%) .NET Framework
7 5 (2.29%) jQuery
7 5 (2.29%) Laravel
7 5 (2.29%) React
7 5 (2.29%) Vue.js
7 5 (2.29%) XML
8 4 (1.83%) .NET Core
8 4 (1.83%) ASP.NET
8 4 (1.83%) RESTful
9 3 (1.38%) COM
10 2 (0.92%) XMPP
11 1 (0.46%) SAP ALE
Miscellaneous
1 114 (52.29%) Management Information System
2 11 (5.05%) Private Cloud
3 10 (4.59%) Linux Command Line
4 7 (3.21%) Cloud Native
5 5 (2.29%) User Experience
6 4 (1.83%) Analytical Skills
7 3 (1.38%) Data Protection Act
7 3 (1.38%) Hybrid Cloud
7 3 (1.38%) Public Cloud
8 2 (0.92%) Cyberthreat
8 2 (0.92%) DTCC
8 2 (0.92%) Enterprise Cloud
9 1 (0.46%) Cyber Defence
9 1 (0.46%) Data Centre
9 1 (0.46%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
9 1 (0.46%) FMCG
9 1 (0.46%) Greenfield Project
9 1 (0.46%) Life Science
9 1 (0.46%) Renewable Energy
9 1 (0.46%) Security Operations Centre
Operating Systems
1 48 (22.02%) Linux
2 15 (6.88%) Windows
3 8 (3.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 6 (2.75%) Ubuntu
5 4 (1.83%) Windows 10
6 2 (0.92%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (0.46%) Android
7 1 (0.46%) Apple iOS
7 1 (0.46%) Unix
7 1 (0.46%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 118 (54.13%) Project Management
2 117 (53.67%) Data Protection
2 117 (53.67%) Information Security
3 115 (52.75%) Matrix Organization
4 36 (16.51%) Cybersecurity
5 31 (14.22%) DevOps
6 26 (11.93%) Data Privacy
7 22 (10.09%) Data Security
7 22 (10.09%) Software Engineering
8 18 (8.26%) Scrum
9 17 (7.80%) Agile Software Development
10 15 (6.88%) OOP
11 14 (6.42%) ITIL
11 14 (6.42%) Web Development
12 12 (5.50%) Service Management
13 10 (4.59%) Machine Learning
14 9 (4.13%) Microservices
15 8 (3.67%) Asset Management
15 8 (3.67%) Kanban
15 8 (3.67%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 31 (14.22%) JavaScript
2 29 (13.30%) Python
3 20 (9.17%) SQL
4 16 (7.34%) PHP
5 15 (6.88%) Bash Shell
6 10 (4.59%) C#
7 4 (1.83%) Shell Script
8 1 (0.46%) Apex Code
8 1 (0.46%) C
8 1 (0.46%) C++
8 1 (0.46%) Java
8 1 (0.46%) Perl
8 1 (0.46%) PowerShell
8 1 (0.46%) SOQL
Qualifications
1 17 (7.80%) Degree
2 14 (6.42%) Security Cleared
3 5 (2.29%) Computer Science Degree
3 5 (2.29%) SC Cleared
4 4 (1.83%) ISEB
5 3 (1.38%) DV Cleared
6 2 (0.92%) CCDP
6 2 (0.92%) CCNP
6 2 (0.92%) Cisco Certification
7 1 (0.46%) DBS Check
7 1 (0.46%) MCSA
7 1 (0.46%) MCSE
7 1 (0.46%) Microsoft Certification
7 1 (0.46%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 119 (54.59%) GDPR
2 7 (3.21%) PMBOK
3 5 (2.29%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 2 (0.92%) NIST
4 2 (0.92%) QA
4 2 (0.92%) SLA
5 1 (0.46%) NCSC
System Software
1 28 (12.84%) Docker
2 6 (2.75%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.46%) VirtualBox
3 1 (0.46%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 30 (13.76%) Ansible
2 23 (10.55%) Kubernetes
2 23 (10.55%) Terraform
3 9 (4.13%) Puppet
Vendors
1 18 (8.26%) Microsoft
2 8 (3.67%) Dynatrace
3 7 (3.21%) Xceptor
4 5 (2.29%) Sitecore
5 4 (1.83%) Cisco
5 4 (1.83%) iManage
6 3 (1.38%) Reuters
7 2 (0.92%) Cognizant
7 2 (0.92%) Palo Alto
7 2 (0.92%) Polycom
7 2 (0.92%) Sun
7 2 (0.92%) VMware
8 1 (0.46%) Adobe
8 1 (0.46%) Atlassian
8 1 (0.46%) Google
8 1 (0.46%) Red Hat
8 1 (0.46%) Salesforce.com
8 1 (0.46%) SAP