Period
to 24 January 2022

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 January 2022 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Law
England > South East
6 months to
24 Jan 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 124 135 325
Rank change year-on-year +11 +190 +67
Permanent jobs citing Law 476 222 150
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the South East 2.67% 2.23% 0.65%
As % of the General category 4.93% 4.93% 1.32%
Number of salaries quoted 113 66 91
10th Percentile £32,500 £26,250 -
25th Percentile £40,000 £28,125 £26,750
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £55,000 £40,000 £45,000
Median % change year-on-year +37.50% -11.11% -12.20%
75th Percentile £67,500 £58,750 £58,750
90th Percentile £85,000 £68,750 £76,250
England median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year +5.00% -4.76% -11.76%

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 9,658 4,507 11,353
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 54.15% 45.32% 48.85%
Number of salaries quoted 5,926 3,411 8,714
10th Percentile £29,000 £28,750 £27,317
25th Percentile £38,750 £37,500 £35,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
Median % change year-on-year +5.00% - +5.26%
75th Percentile £67,500 £63,750 £65,000
90th Percentile £80,000 £75,000 £76,250
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 24 January 2022.

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 January 2022. 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
Jobs
Hampshire +17 203 £52,000 +48.57% 9
Surrey -31 84 £35,000 -42.15% 10
Thames Valley -70 83 £56,000 +12.00% 13
Buckinghamshire -27 34 £55,000 - 1
Berkshire -70 33 £56,000 +6.67% 10
Oxfordshire -10 20 £47,500 +18.75% 2
Kent -38 19 £51,250 - 1
West Sussex +16 7 £25,000 -51.22% 1
Sussex +3 7 - -
East Sussex -29 1 - - 1
Law
England

For the 6 months to 24 January 2022, 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.

1 241 (50.63%) Finance
2 232 (48.74%) Agile Software Development
3 216 (45.38%) Degree
4 194 (40.76%) Inclusion and Diversity
5 181 (38.03%) Banking
6 162 (34.03%) AWS
7 156 (32.77%) DevOps
8 149 (31.30%) Azure
9 148 (31.09%) Digital Banking
10 147 (30.88%) Computer Science
10 147 (30.88%) Legal
11 140 (29.41%) Social Skills
12 138 (28.99%) Java
12 138 (28.99%) Linux
12 138 (28.99%) Software Engineering
13 112 (23.53%) Ansible
14 111 (23.32%) CI/CD
15 110 (23.11%) Jenkins
16 108 (22.69%) Git (software)
17 103 (21.64%) Spring
18 102 (21.43%) Microservices
19 101 (21.22%) Kafka
20 97 (20.38%) GitHub
21 95 (19.96%) Python
22 89 (18.70%) Business Continuity
22 89 (18.70%) Software Testing
23 85 (17.86%) Microsoft
24 81 (17.02%) TDD
24 81 (17.02%) RabbitMQ
25 78 (16.39%) Scrum

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 64 (13.45%) Apache Spark
2 59 (12.39%) GemFire
3 56 (11.76%) Apache
4 31 (6.51%) Cloud Foundry
5 27 (5.67%) Elasticsearch
6 11 (2.31%) Confluence
7 10 (2.10%) SharePoint
8 9 (1.89%) OpenStack
9 7 (1.47%) Appian
10 3 (0.63%) WebSphere
10 3 (0.63%) WebSphere Application Server
11 2 (0.42%) CMS
12 1 (0.21%) MS Exchange
12 1 (0.21%) WebLogic
Applications
1 33 (6.93%) Microsoft Office
2 18 (3.78%) Microsoft Excel
3 14 (2.94%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 2 (0.42%) Spreadsheet
5 1 (0.21%) Adobe Illustrator
5 1 (0.21%) Adobe XD
5 1 (0.21%) InfoPath
5 1 (0.21%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 10 (2.10%) Dynamics AX
2 5 (1.05%) Elite 3E
2 5 (1.05%) SAP ERP
3 3 (0.63%) Payment Gateway
4 1 (0.21%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (0.21%) Remedy ITSM
4 1 (0.21%) Salesforce.com CRM
4 1 (0.21%) SAP S/4HANA
4 1 (0.21%) Visualfiles
Cloud Services
1 162 (34.03%) AWS
2 149 (31.30%) Azure
3 97 (20.38%) GitHub
4 63 (13.24%) Amazon Kinesis
5 57 (11.97%) GCP
6 28 (5.88%) Microsoft 365
7 25 (5.25%) Power Platform
8 22 (4.62%) PaaS
9 20 (4.20%) OpenShift
10 19 (3.99%) Amazon EC2
10 19 (3.99%) Dynamics 365
11 18 (3.78%) Serverless
12 17 (3.57%) AWS CloudFormation
13 13 (2.73%) SaaS
14 12 (2.52%) Azure Data Factory
14 12 (2.52%) Power Automate
15 10 (2.10%) Azure Logic Apps
16 9 (1.89%) Amazon EMR
16 9 (1.89%) Amazon S3
17 8 (1.68%) GitHub Actions
Communications & Networking
1 14 (2.94%) Calico
2 11 (2.31%) VPN
3 10 (2.10%) DHCP
3 10 (2.10%) DNS
4 8 (1.68%) Skype
5 6 (1.26%) ATM
6 5 (1.05%) Firewall
6 5 (1.05%) Intranet
6 5 (1.05%) Network Security
7 4 (0.84%) DMARC
8 2 (0.42%) LAN
8 2 (0.42%) VLAN
8 2 (0.42%) WAN
8 2 (0.42%) Wi-Fi
8 2 (0.42%) Wireless
9 1 (0.21%) Ethernet
9 1 (0.21%) HTTP
9 1 (0.21%) SAN
9 1 (0.21%) SMTP
9 1 (0.21%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 74 (15.55%) Relational Database
2 64 (13.45%) Big Data
2 64 (13.45%) PostgreSQL
3 63 (13.24%) NoSQL
4 61 (12.82%) HBase
5 59 (12.39%) MariaDB
6 39 (8.19%) Redis
7 32 (6.72%) SQL Server
8 29 (6.09%) Hadoop
9 18 (3.78%) Power BI
10 16 (3.36%) Amazon DynamoDB
11 15 (3.15%) MySQL
11 15 (3.15%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 12 (2.52%) Data Warehouse
13 9 (1.89%) InfluxDB
14 8 (1.68%) OLAP
15 7 (1.47%) SQL Server Integration Services
16 6 (1.26%) SQL Server 2019
17 5 (1.05%) EDRMS
17 5 (1.05%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 110 (23.11%) Jenkins
2 108 (22.69%) Git (software)
3 73 (15.34%) Cucumber
4 63 (13.24%) Sonatype Nexus
5 60 (12.61%) Protractor
6 56 (11.76%) Gradle
7 52 (10.92%) JUnit
8 46 (9.66%) Cypress.io
8 46 (9.66%) Storybook
9 45 (9.45%) Artifactory
10 42 (8.82%) Eclipse
10 42 (8.82%) IntelliJ
11 41 (8.61%) Selenium
12 39 (8.19%) Mockito
13 27 (5.67%) SonarQube
14 25 (5.25%) Team Foundation Server
15 24 (5.04%) JIRA
16 19 (3.99%) GitLab
17 16 (3.36%) Bitbucket
18 15 (3.15%) Visual Studio
General
1 241 (50.63%) Finance
2 194 (40.76%) Inclusion and Diversity
3 181 (38.03%) Banking
4 147 (30.88%) Legal
5 140 (29.41%) Social Skills
6 66 (13.87%) Analytical Skills
7 42 (8.82%) Telecoms
8 24 (5.04%) Marketing
8 24 (5.04%) Presentation Skills
8 24 (5.04%) Spanish Language
9 18 (3.78%) Influencing Skills
10 14 (2.94%) Manufacturing
10 14 (2.94%) Organisational Skills
11 10 (2.10%) Retail
12 8 (1.68%) Advertising
13 5 (1.05%) Public Sector
14 4 (0.84%) Publishing
15 3 (0.63%) Back Office
15 3 (0.63%) Billing
16 2 (0.42%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 87 (18.28%) Developer
2 75 (15.76%) Software Engineer
3 44 (9.24%) Architect
4 39 (8.19%) Principal Engineer
4 39 (8.19%) Principal Software Engineer
5 36 (7.56%) Software Developer
6 30 (6.30%) Analyst
7 29 (6.09%) Lead Software Engineer
8 24 (5.04%) Lead Developer
9 23 (4.83%) Lead Software Developer
9 23 (4.83%) Product Owner
10 22 (4.62%) Platform Architect
11 19 (3.99%) Service Owner
12 18 (3.78%) DevOps Engineer
13 16 (3.36%) AWS Architect
14 14 (2.94%) Technologist
15 13 (2.73%) Cloud Engineer
15 13 (2.73%) Lead DevOps
15 13 (2.73%) Lead DevOps Engineer
15 13 (2.73%) Principal Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 103 (21.64%) Spring
2 101 (21.22%) Kafka
3 81 (17.02%) RabbitMQ
4 71 (14.92%) AngularJS
5 64 (13.45%) Node.js
6 61 (12.82%) Play Framework
7 60 (12.61%) React
8 57 (11.97%) JSON
9 53 (11.13%) CSS
9 53 (11.13%) WireMock
10 51 (10.71%) Redux
11 48 (10.08%) Twitter Bootstrap
12 46 (9.66%) Express
12 46 (9.66%) Tailwind CSS
13 44 (9.24%) RESTful
14 40 (8.40%) Spark Streaming
15 39 (8.19%) AssertJ
15 39 (8.19%) REST
16 32 (6.72%) .NET
17 31 (6.51%) Spring Boot
Miscellaneous
1 75 (15.76%) Linux Command Line
2 55 (11.55%) User Experience
3 49 (10.29%) Self-Motivation
4 23 (4.83%) Cyber Defence
4 23 (4.83%) Cyberattack
5 17 (3.57%) Social Media
6 15 (3.15%) Smartphone
7 13 (2.73%) Cybercrime
7 13 (2.73%) Management Information System
8 9 (1.89%) Replication
9 8 (1.68%) Driving Licence
10 7 (1.47%) Data Centre
10 7 (1.47%) Legacy Systems
10 7 (1.47%) Robotics
11 6 (1.26%) Hybrid Cloud
11 6 (1.26%) Public Cloud
12 5 (1.05%) Blackberry
12 5 (1.05%) Graphic Design
12 5 (1.05%) iPhone
12 5 (1.05%) Taxonomies
Operating Systems
1 138 (28.99%) Linux
2 73 (15.34%) Unix
3 36 (7.56%) Windows
4 21 (4.41%) Windows 10
5 14 (2.94%) Windows Server
6 12 (2.52%) Windows 8
7 9 (1.89%) Windows 7
8 6 (1.26%) Windows Server 2019
9 5 (1.05%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 5 (1.05%) Windows Server 2012
9 5 (1.05%) Windows Server 2016
10 3 (0.63%) VMS
11 2 (0.42%) Mac OS
12 1 (0.21%) CentOS
12 1 (0.21%) Embedded Linux
12 1 (0.21%) Solaris
12 1 (0.21%) Ubuntu
12 1 (0.21%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 232 (48.74%) Agile Software Development
2 156 (32.77%) DevOps
3 148 (31.09%) Digital Banking
4 147 (30.88%) Computer Science
5 138 (28.99%) Software Engineering
6 111 (23.32%) CI/CD
7 102 (21.43%) Microservices
8 89 (18.70%) Business Continuity
8 89 (18.70%) Software Testing
9 81 (17.02%) TDD
10 78 (16.39%) Full Stack Development
10 78 (16.39%) Scrum
11 75 (15.76%) User Stories
12 68 (14.29%) Problem-Solving
13 62 (13.03%) Commercial Awareness
14 59 (12.39%) BDD
15 58 (12.18%) Fintech
15 58 (12.18%) OO
16 55 (11.55%) Test Automation
17 52 (10.92%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 138 (28.99%) Java
2 95 (19.96%) Python
3 76 (15.97%) Shell Script
4 69 (14.50%) SQL
5 61 (12.82%) Groovy
6 41 (8.61%) C#
6 41 (8.61%) JavaScript
7 29 (6.09%) Bash
8 15 (3.15%) Ruby
9 14 (2.94%) Go
10 11 (2.31%) PL/SQL
11 10 (2.10%) Perl
11 10 (2.10%) PHP
12 9 (1.89%) X++
13 7 (1.47%) ActionScript
13 7 (1.47%) ActionScript 2.0
14 6 (1.26%) R
14 6 (1.26%) Scala
14 6 (1.26%) TypeScript
15 5 (1.05%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 216 (45.38%) Degree
2 67 (14.08%) Computer Science Degree
3 63 (13.24%) OCP
3 63 (13.24%) Oracle Certification
4 19 (3.99%) ISEB
4 19 (3.99%) TOGAF Certification
5 15 (3.15%) SC Cleared
5 15 (3.15%) Security Cleared
6 14 (2.94%) ISTQB
6 14 (2.94%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 8 (1.68%) Master's Degree
8 7 (1.47%) Six Sigma Green Belt
9 6 (1.26%) CSPO
10 5 (1.05%) MCP
10 5 (1.05%) Microsoft Certification
11 4 (0.84%) A+ Certification
11 4 (0.84%) DBS Check
11 4 (0.84%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
12 3 (0.63%) AWS Certification
13 2 (0.42%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (4.62%) SLA
2 18 (3.78%) QA
3 16 (3.36%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 8 (1.68%) GDPR
5 5 (1.05%) Data Quality
6 4 (0.84%) PMO
7 1 (0.21%) HIPAA
7 1 (0.21%) NIST
7 1 (0.21%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 61 (12.82%) VMware Infrastructure
2 47 (9.87%) HDFS
3 46 (9.66%) Docker
4 30 (6.30%) Active Directory
5 23 (4.83%) Virtual Machines
6 10 (2.10%) VMware ESXi
7 9 (1.89%) KVM
7 9 (1.89%) Xen
8 5 (1.05%) Hyper-V
9 3 (0.63%) Apache ZooKeeper
9 3 (0.63%) Virtual Servers
10 2 (0.42%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 112 (23.53%) Ansible
2 65 (13.66%) Opscode Chef
3 45 (9.45%) Kubernetes
4 33 (6.93%) Terraform
5 26 (5.46%) Puppet
6 24 (5.04%) Grafana
7 14 (2.94%) Kibana
8 9 (1.89%) logstash
8 9 (1.89%) SCCM
9 5 (1.05%) Prometheus
10 4 (0.84%) Single Sign-On
11 3 (0.63%) HP Quality Center
12 1 (0.21%) Cisco CUCM
12 1 (0.21%) Graylog
12 1 (0.21%) Microsoft Intune
Vendors
1 85 (17.86%) Microsoft
2 63 (13.24%) VMware
3 46 (9.66%) Okta
4 25 (5.25%) Oracle
5 23 (4.83%) Xceptor
6 20 (4.20%) HP
7 14 (2.94%) PayPal
8 10 (2.10%) Cadence
8 10 (2.10%) Perforce
9 9 (1.89%) Salesforce.com
10 8 (1.68%) iManage
11 7 (1.47%) Automation Anywhere
11 7 (1.47%) Citrix
11 7 (1.47%) MuleSoft
11 7 (1.47%) SAP
12 6 (1.26%) Intapp
12 6 (1.26%) Red Hat
13 4 (0.84%) Atlassian
13 4 (0.84%) Cognizant
14 2 (0.42%) Google