Period
to 24 September 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 24 September 2021 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Law
England > South East
6 months to
24 Sep 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 100 239 321
Rank change year-on-year +139 +82 +35
Permanent jobs citing Law 599 47 210
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the South East 3.41% 0.58% 0.81%
As % of the General category 6.43% 1.33% 1.66%
Number of salaries quoted 106 37 103
10th Percentile £31,250 £37,500 £24,450
25th Percentile £41,250 £45,000 £26,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £52,500 £52,500 £36,235
Median % change year-on-year - +44.89% -14.74%
75th Percentile £71,250 £66,500 £47,500
90th Percentile £87,500 £75,600 £62,500
England median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £54,000
% change year-on-year +5.00% -7.41% +2.86%

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 9,318 3,521 12,683
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 52.99% 43.33% 48.96%
Number of salaries quoted 5,600 2,737 9,620
10th Percentile £29,750 £30,500 £27,000
25th Percentile £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £50,000 £50,500 £48,000
Median % change year-on-year -0.99% +5.21% +1.05%
75th Percentile £67,500 £65,000 £62,500
90th Percentile £78,750 £76,250 £75,000
England median annual salary £57,500 £57,500 £53,000
% change year-on-year - +8.49% +5.68%

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 24 September 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 24 September 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
Hampshire +105 447 £50,000 +5.26% 11
Surrey -28 51 £67,500 +10.66% 6
Thames Valley -64 47 £65,000 +13.04% 7
Berkshire -47 26 £37,500 -25.00% 3
Kent -21 19 £50,000 - 4
Buckinghamshire -44 16 £65,000 -
West Sussex -11 10 £38,750 -18.42% 1
Oxfordshire -25 5 £45,000 - 4
Sussex - 4 - -
East Sussex -49 2 £51,250 +28.13% 1
Law
England

For the 6 months to 24 September 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.

1 418 (69.78%) Degree
2 402 (67.11%) Finance
3 386 (64.44%) Banking
4 380 (63.44%) Inclusion and Diversity
5 368 (61.44%) Digital Banking
5 368 (61.44%) Computer Science
6 358 (59.77%) DevOps
7 349 (58.26%) Software Engineering
8 347 (57.93%) Agile Software Development
8 347 (57.93%) Java
9 329 (54.92%) Linux
10 313 (52.25%) Ansible
11 297 (49.58%) Spring
12 296 (49.42%) AWS
13 288 (48.08%) Jenkins
14 281 (46.91%) Kafka
15 268 (44.74%) GitHub
16 262 (43.74%) Git (software)
17 256 (42.74%) Python
18 252 (42.07%) Full Stack Development
19 250 (41.74%) AngularJS
20 249 (41.57%) Unix
21 247 (41.24%) Node.js
22 245 (40.90%) Microservices
23 244 (40.73%) Protractor
24 233 (38.90%) Apache Spark
25 232 (38.73%) HBase
26 229 (38.23%) Cucumber
27 228 (38.06%) Business Continuity
28 227 (37.90%) MariaDB

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
1 233 (38.90%) Apache Spark
2 223 (37.23%) GemFire
3 194 (32.39%) Apache
4 85 (14.19%) Cloud Foundry
5 52 (8.68%) Elasticsearch
6 10 (1.67%) SharePoint
7 5 (0.83%) Appian
8 4 (0.67%) CMS
8 4 (0.67%) nginx
9 3 (0.50%) BizTalk Server
10 2 (0.33%) MS Exchange
10 2 (0.33%) Sitecore CMS
10 2 (0.33%) WebSphere
10 2 (0.33%) WebSphere Application Server
11 1 (0.17%) Confluence
11 1 (0.17%) IIS
11 1 (0.17%) JBoss
11 1 (0.17%) OpenStack
11 1 (0.17%) Tomcat
11 1 (0.17%) WebLogic
Applications
1 25 (4.17%) Microsoft Office
2 11 (1.84%) Microsoft Excel
2 11 (1.84%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 5 (0.83%) Figma
4 1 (0.17%) Microsoft Project
4 1 (0.17%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 22 (3.67%) Dynamics AX
2 9 (1.50%) SAP ERP
3 3 (0.50%) Dynamics NAV
4 2 (0.33%) Elite 3E
5 1 (0.17%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 296 (49.42%) AWS
2 268 (44.74%) GitHub
3 182 (30.38%) Amazon Kinesis
4 159 (26.54%) Azure
5 115 (19.20%) GCP
6 49 (8.18%) PaaS
7 48 (8.01%) Amazon EC2
8 42 (7.01%) OpenShift
9 25 (4.17%) AWS CloudFormation
10 20 (3.34%) Microsoft 365
10 20 (3.34%) Power Platform
11 18 (3.01%) Dynamics 365
12 14 (2.34%) Cloud Computing
13 9 (1.50%) Power Automate
14 7 (1.17%) PowerApps
14 7 (1.17%) SaaS
15 5 (0.83%) Amazon S3
15 5 (0.83%) npm
16 4 (0.67%) IaaS
16 4 (0.67%) Yarn
Communications & Networking
1 34 (5.68%) Calico
2 24 (4.01%) HTTP
3 13 (2.17%) BGP
3 13 (2.17%) Internet
3 13 (2.17%) IPsec
3 13 (2.17%) VPN
4 12 (2.00%) DHCP
4 12 (2.00%) DNS
5 8 (1.34%) Skype
6 6 (1.00%) Firewall
6 6 (1.00%) TCP/IP
7 4 (0.67%) VLAN
8 3 (0.50%) 5G
8 3 (0.50%) LAN
8 3 (0.50%) Network Security
8 3 (0.50%) Software-Defined Radio
8 3 (0.50%) WAN
8 3 (0.50%) Wireless
9 2 (0.33%) Broadband
9 2 (0.33%) PABX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 232 (38.73%) HBase
2 227 (37.90%) MariaDB
3 218 (36.39%) PostgreSQL
4 211 (35.23%) Relational Database
5 190 (31.72%) Big Data
6 178 (29.72%) Redis
7 164 (27.38%) NoSQL
8 55 (9.18%) Hadoop
9 44 (7.35%) Amazon DynamoDB
10 24 (4.01%) SQL Server
11 14 (2.34%) Power BI
12 12 (2.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 7 (1.17%) Apache Hive
13 7 (1.17%) OLAP
13 7 (1.17%) OLTP
14 6 (1.00%) MySQL
15 3 (0.50%) SQL Server Analysis Services
16 2 (0.33%) Data Warehouse
16 2 (0.33%) DB2
16 2 (0.33%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 288 (48.08%) Jenkins
2 262 (43.74%) Git (software)
3 244 (40.73%) Protractor
4 229 (38.23%) Cucumber
5 223 (37.23%) Sonatype Nexus
6 218 (36.39%) Gradle
7 211 (35.23%) Cypress.io
8 210 (35.06%) Storybook
9 191 (31.89%) JUnit
10 184 (30.72%) Eclipse
10 184 (30.72%) IntelliJ
11 177 (29.55%) Mockito
12 136 (22.70%) Artifactory
13 89 (14.86%) SonarQube
14 41 (6.84%) Selenium
15 34 (5.68%) gulp
16 32 (5.34%) Bitbucket
17 28 (4.67%) GitLab
18 7 (1.17%) Appium
18 7 (1.17%) MorphX
General
1 402 (67.11%) Finance
2 386 (64.44%) Banking
3 380 (63.44%) Inclusion and Diversity
4 87 (14.52%) Social Skills
5 50 (8.35%) Presentation Skills
6 49 (8.18%) Legal
7 16 (2.67%) Analytical Skills
8 14 (2.34%) Organisational Skills
9 12 (2.00%) Influencing Skills
9 12 (2.00%) Telecoms
10 10 (1.67%) Retail
11 8 (1.34%) Marketing
12 7 (1.17%) Back Office
13 6 (1.00%) Aerospace
14 5 (0.83%) Manufacturing
14 5 (0.83%) Spanish Language
15 3 (0.50%) Military
15 3 (0.50%) Pharmaceutical
16 2 (0.33%) Advertising
16 2 (0.33%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 231 (38.56%) Software Engineer
2 142 (23.71%) Principal Engineer
3 130 (21.70%) Principal Software Engineer
4 105 (17.53%) Developer
5 67 (11.19%) Lead Software Engineer
6 55 (9.18%) Software Developer
7 51 (8.51%) Lead Developer
8 50 (8.35%) Lead Software Developer
9 44 (7.35%) Senior Software Engineer
10 38 (6.34%) Architect
11 33 (5.51%) Cloud Engineer
12 31 (5.18%) DevOps Engineer
13 28 (4.67%) Principal Architect
14 25 (4.17%) Analyst
15 21 (3.51%) Product Owner
16 18 (3.01%) Lead DevOps
16 18 (3.01%) Lead DevOps Engineer
17 14 (2.34%) Applications Architect
18 12 (2.00%) Consultant
19 11 (1.84%) Site Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 297 (49.58%) Spring
2 281 (46.91%) Kafka
3 250 (41.74%) AngularJS
4 247 (41.24%) Node.js
5 225 (37.56%) CSS
6 223 (37.23%) RabbitMQ
7 220 (36.73%) React
8 212 (35.39%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 211 (35.23%) Express
9 211 (35.23%) WireMock
10 210 (35.06%) Redux
10 210 (35.06%) Tailwind CSS
11 197 (32.89%) Play Framework
12 194 (32.39%) RESTful
13 191 (31.89%) JSON
14 184 (30.72%) Spark Streaming
15 133 (22.20%) LAMP
16 129 (21.54%) LAPP Stack
17 113 (18.86%) Web Services
18 85 (14.19%) Spring Boot
Miscellaneous
1 209 (34.89%) Linux Command Line
2 168 (28.05%) User Experience
3 91 (15.19%) Self-Motivation
4 28 (4.67%) Management Information System
5 13 (2.17%) Clustering
5 13 (2.17%) Hybrid Cloud
6 10 (1.67%) Legacy Systems
7 9 (1.50%) Public Cloud
8 8 (1.34%) Algorithms
8 8 (1.34%) Virtual Team
9 7 (1.17%) Data Structures
10 6 (1.00%) Cloud Native
11 5 (0.83%) Cybercrime
11 5 (0.83%) Driving Licence
11 5 (0.83%) Robotics
12 4 (0.67%) Anti-Piracy
12 4 (0.67%) DTCC
12 4 (0.67%) Embedded Systems
13 3 (0.50%) Mobile App
13 3 (0.50%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 329 (54.92%) Linux
2 249 (41.57%) Unix
3 25 (4.17%) Windows
4 18 (3.01%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 15 (2.50%) Windows 10
6 13 (2.17%) Fedora
7 10 (1.67%) Windows 7
8 8 (1.34%) Windows 8
8 8 (1.34%) Windows Server
9 4 (0.67%) Mac OS
10 3 (0.50%) Embedded Linux
10 3 (0.50%) Windows Server 2008
10 3 (0.50%) Windows Server 2019
11 2 (0.33%) Windows Server 2016
12 1 (0.17%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 368 (61.44%) Computer Science
1 368 (61.44%) Digital Banking
2 358 (59.77%) DevOps
3 349 (58.26%) Software Engineering
4 347 (57.93%) Agile Software Development
5 252 (42.07%) Full Stack Development
6 245 (40.90%) Microservices
7 228 (38.06%) Business Continuity
8 210 (35.06%) Cross-Browser Testing
9 190 (31.72%) Validation
10 179 (29.88%) TDD
11 169 (28.21%) Scrum
12 153 (25.54%) OO
13 151 (25.21%) High Availability
14 150 (25.04%) Site Reliability Engineering
15 149 (24.87%) User Stories
16 145 (24.21%) Software Testing
17 140 (23.37%) BDD
18 139 (23.21%) Clean Code
19 138 (23.04%) Performance Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 347 (57.93%) Java
2 256 (42.74%) Python
3 226 (37.73%) Shell Script
4 210 (35.06%) Groovy
5 64 (10.68%) JavaScript
6 50 (8.35%) Bash Shell
7 49 (8.18%) SQL
8 36 (6.01%) Go
9 27 (4.51%) C#
10 23 (3.84%) Ruby
11 13 (2.17%) PHP
12 10 (1.67%) X++
13 8 (1.34%) C
14 7 (1.17%) ActionScript
14 7 (1.17%) ActionScript 2.0
15 6 (1.00%) TypeScript
16 5 (0.83%) C++
16 5 (0.83%) PowerShell
16 5 (0.83%) VB.NET
17 3 (0.50%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 418 (69.78%) Degree
2 215 (35.89%) OCP
2 215 (35.89%) Oracle Certification
3 94 (15.69%) Computer Science Degree
4 24 (4.01%) Security Cleared
5 21 (3.51%) ISEB
6 8 (1.34%) SC Cleared
7 7 (1.17%) AWS Certification
7 7 (1.17%) TOGAF Certification
8 5 (0.83%) Six Sigma Green Belt
9 4 (0.67%) ISTQB
9 4 (0.67%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 2 (0.33%) IRCA
10 2 (0.33%) Master's Degree
11 1 (0.17%) Cisco Certification
11 1 (0.17%) DV Cleared
11 1 (0.17%) MCP
11 1 (0.17%) Microsoft Certification
11 1 (0.17%) PMI Certification
11 1 (0.17%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 52 (8.68%) SLA
2 24 (4.01%) QA
3 3 (0.50%) GDPR
3 3 (0.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 2 (0.33%) Data Quality
4 2 (0.33%) GMP
4 2 (0.33%) PMO
System Software
1 188 (31.39%) HDFS
2 142 (23.71%) VMware Infrastructure
3 66 (11.02%) Docker
4 35 (5.84%) Virtual Machines
5 18 (3.01%) Active Directory
6 7 (1.17%) Apache ZooKeeper
6 7 (1.17%) Virtual Servers
7 4 (0.67%) Hyper-V
8 1 (0.17%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 313 (52.25%) Ansible
2 138 (23.04%) Opscode Chef
3 85 (14.19%) Terraform
4 67 (11.19%) Kubernetes
5 47 (7.85%) Puppet
6 34 (5.68%) Grafana
6 34 (5.68%) Kibana
7 4 (0.67%) Hadoop YARN
8 1 (0.17%) Cisco CUCM
8 1 (0.17%) MIIS
8 1 (0.17%) SCCM
8 1 (0.17%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 210 (35.06%) Okta
2 197 (32.89%) VMware
3 65 (10.85%) Microsoft
4 55 (9.18%) Oracle
5 25 (4.17%) Xceptor
6 23 (3.84%) PayPal
7 11 (1.84%) SAP
8 8 (1.34%) Google
9 6 (1.00%) Red Hat
9 6 (1.00%) Salesforce.com
10 5 (0.83%) ANSYS
10 5 (0.83%) Automation Anywhere
10 5 (0.83%) MuleSoft
11 4 (0.67%) Bloomberg
11 4 (0.67%) Citrix
11 4 (0.67%) Cognizant
11 4 (0.67%) HP
11 4 (0.67%) iManage
11 4 (0.67%) Veeam
12 3 (0.50%) Cisco