Period
to 13 April 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 13 April 2021 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Law
England > South East
6 months to
13 Apr 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 121 283 317
Rank change year-on-year +162 +34 +13
Permanent jobs citing Law 326 167 206
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the South East 2.62% 0.81% 0.77%
As % of the General category 7.85% 2.52% 2.45%
Number of salaries quoted 79 99 82
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,750 £30,000
25th Percentile £27,500 £36,250 £32,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £40,000 £50,000 £51,250
Median % change year-on-year -20.00% -2.44% +20.59%
75th Percentile £56,875 £60,625 £64,688
90th Percentile £67,500 £78,750 £74,625
England median annual salary £50,000 £52,500 £60,000
% change year-on-year -4.76% -12.50% +20.00%

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 4,151 6,618 8,415
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 33.35% 32.10% 31.61%
Number of salaries quoted 2,884 4,963 6,383
10th Percentile £31,250 £30,550 £28,750
25th Percentile £38,750 £40,000 £36,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £50,000 £52,500 £50,000
Median % change year-on-year -4.76% +5.00% +11.11%
75th Percentile £65,000 £66,250 £63,750
90th Percentile £77,500 £78,750 £76,650
England median annual salary £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year +4.35% +4.55% +7.84%

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 13 April 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 13 April 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 +111 143 £40,000 +40.35% 13
Thames Valley +94 95 £47,500 -17.39% 10
Berkshire +86 75 £59,500 -17.93% 6
Surrey +84 68 £47,500 - 2
Buckinghamshire +30 12 £25,000 -54.55% 3
Kent +15 9 £40,000 -33.33% 1
Oxfordshire +25 8 £40,000 -16.67% 1
West Sussex +25 6 £40,000 -27.27% 2
Sussex - 1 £35,000 -
Law
England

For the 6 months to 13 April 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.

1 146 (44.79%) Legal
2 123 (37.73%) Project Management
3 119 (36.50%) GDPR
4 116 (35.58%) Management Information System
4 116 (35.58%) Information Security
4 116 (35.58%) Data Protection
5 115 (35.28%) Manufacturing
6 114 (34.97%) Pharmaceutical
6 114 (34.97%) Matrix Organization
7 78 (23.93%) Linux
8 67 (20.55%) Software Engineering
9 62 (19.02%) Degree
10 61 (18.71%) DevOps
11 60 (18.40%) Agile Software Development
12 53 (16.26%) Ansible
13 50 (15.34%) Python
14 48 (14.72%) Finance
15 46 (14.11%) CSS
15 46 (14.11%) Docker
16 44 (13.50%) JavaScript
17 41 (12.58%) Kubernetes
18 39 (11.96%) Security Cleared
18 39 (11.96%) Node.js
18 39 (11.96%) Scrum
19 36 (11.04%) Banking
19 36 (11.04%) HTML
19 36 (11.04%) Java
19 36 (11.04%) SQL
20 33 (10.12%) Cybersecurity
21 32 (9.82%) Git (software)

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 21 (6.44%) GemFire
2 18 (5.52%) OpenStack
3 15 (4.60%) Apache Spark
4 13 (3.99%) Apache
5 10 (3.07%) Elasticsearch
6 7 (2.15%) CMS
6 7 (2.15%) Sitecore CMS
7 5 (1.53%) Cloud Foundry
7 5 (1.53%) Confluence
8 4 (1.23%) Apache Solr
8 4 (1.23%) IIS
9 3 (0.92%) SharePoint
10 1 (0.31%) BizTalk Server
10 1 (0.31%) JBoss
10 1 (0.31%) Tomcat
Applications
1 13 (3.99%) Microsoft Excel
2 9 (2.76%) Microsoft Office
3 5 (1.53%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 1 (0.31%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 1 (0.31%) AutoCAD
4 1 (0.31%) Figma
4 1 (0.31%) InVision
4 1 (0.31%) Marvel
4 1 (0.31%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.31%) Photoshop
4 1 (0.31%) Sketch
Business Applications
1 7 (2.15%) Visualfiles
2 3 (0.92%) Dynamics AX
2 3 (0.92%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (0.31%) Elite 3E
Cloud Services
1 28 (8.59%) Azure
2 25 (7.67%) GitHub
3 22 (6.75%) AWS
4 19 (5.83%) OpenShift
5 17 (5.21%) PaaS
6 10 (3.07%) Microsoft 365
7 6 (1.84%) Cloud Computing
7 6 (1.84%) GCP
8 5 (1.53%) AWS CloudFormation
8 5 (1.53%) BrowserStack
9 4 (1.23%) Amazon Kinesis
10 3 (0.92%) Google Analytics
11 2 (0.61%) Force.com
11 2 (0.61%) SaaS
12 1 (0.31%) Dynamics 365
12 1 (0.31%) Google Data Studio
12 1 (0.31%) Salesforce Service Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 14 (4.29%) TCP/IP
2 7 (2.15%) Internet
2 7 (2.15%) Network Security
3 6 (1.84%) Firewall
4 5 (1.53%) BGP
4 5 (1.53%) Calico
4 5 (1.53%) Cisco Nexus
4 5 (1.53%) MPLS
4 5 (1.53%) OSPF
5 4 (1.23%) VPN
5 4 (1.23%) Wireless
6 3 (0.92%) Cisco ASA
6 3 (0.92%) DNS
6 3 (0.92%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
6 3 (0.92%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
6 3 (0.92%) IPsec
6 3 (0.92%) IPv4
6 3 (0.92%) IPv6
6 3 (0.92%) Software-Defined Radio
6 3 (0.92%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (8.28%) PostgreSQL
2 20 (6.13%) MySQL
3 17 (5.21%) Redis
4 13 (3.99%) HBase
4 13 (3.99%) MariaDB
5 11 (3.37%) Big Data
5 11 (3.37%) Relational Database
6 7 (2.15%) NoSQL
6 7 (2.15%) SQL Server
7 4 (1.23%) Oracle Database
7 4 (1.23%) Oracle Database 11g
7 4 (1.23%) Oracle Database 12c
7 4 (1.23%) Oracle Exadata
7 4 (1.23%) Oracle Reports
7 4 (1.23%) RDBMS
7 4 (1.23%) TKPROF
8 2 (0.61%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 1 (0.31%) Data Warehouse
9 1 (0.31%) Geospatial Data
Development Applications
1 32 (9.82%) Git (software)
2 22 (6.75%) Cucumber
3 21 (6.44%) Jenkins
3 21 (6.44%) Protractor
3 21 (6.44%) Sonatype Nexus
4 18 (5.52%) Bitbucket
4 18 (5.52%) Gradle
5 16 (4.91%) Cypress.io
5 16 (4.91%) JUnit
5 16 (4.91%) Storybook
6 14 (4.29%) Selenium
7 13 (3.99%) Eclipse
7 13 (3.99%) IntelliJ
7 13 (3.99%) Mockito
8 12 (3.68%) Visual Studio
9 8 (2.45%) SpecFlow
10 7 (2.15%) GitLab
10 7 (2.15%) JIRA
11 6 (1.84%) SonarQube
12 5 (1.53%) gulp
General
1 146 (44.79%) Legal
2 115 (35.28%) Manufacturing
3 114 (34.97%) Pharmaceutical
4 48 (14.72%) Finance
5 36 (11.04%) Banking
6 10 (3.07%) Marketing
7 6 (1.84%) Telecoms
8 4 (1.23%) Retail
9 3 (0.92%) Automotive
9 3 (0.92%) Public Sector
10 2 (0.61%) Aerospace
10 2 (0.61%) Publishing
11 1 (0.31%) Games
11 1 (0.31%) Investment Banking
11 1 (0.31%) Military
Job Titles
1 116 (35.58%) Administrator
2 111 (34.05%) Data Administrator
3 43 (13.19%) Developer
4 29 (8.90%) Analyst
5 24 (7.36%) Software Engineer
6 21 (6.44%) Security Administrator
7 19 (5.83%) DevOps Engineer
8 15 (4.60%) 3rd Line Engineer
9 13 (3.99%) Web Developer
10 12 (3.68%) .NET Developer
11 11 (3.37%) Architect
11 11 (3.37%) Infrastructure Engineer
11 11 (3.37%) Service Analyst
12 10 (3.07%) .NET Software Developer
12 10 (3.07%) C# .NET Developer
12 10 (3.07%) C# Developer
12 10 (3.07%) C# Software Developer
12 10 (3.07%) Support Analyst
13 9 (2.76%) .NET Programmer
13 9 (2.76%) Python Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 46 (14.11%) CSS
2 39 (11.96%) Node.js
3 36 (11.04%) HTML
4 26 (7.98%) AngularJS
4 26 (7.98%) Spring
5 22 (6.75%) .NET
6 21 (6.44%) Kafka
6 21 (6.44%) React
6 21 (6.44%) RESTful
7 18 (5.52%) WireMock
8 17 (5.21%) .NET Framework
8 17 (5.21%) REST
8 17 (5.21%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 16 (4.91%) Express
9 16 (4.91%) Redux
9 16 (4.91%) Tailwind CSS
10 14 (4.29%) JSON
11 13 (3.99%) Spark Streaming
11 13 (3.99%) XML
12 10 (3.07%) .NET Core
Miscellaneous
1 116 (35.58%) Management Information System
2 22 (6.75%) Linux Command Line
3 21 (6.44%) Self-Motivation
4 19 (5.83%) Private Cloud
5 18 (5.52%) User Experience
6 14 (4.29%) Analytical Skills
7 9 (2.76%) Cloud Native
8 4 (1.23%) Enterprise Software
8 4 (1.23%) Hybrid Cloud
8 4 (1.23%) Public Cloud
9 3 (0.92%) Data Centre
9 3 (0.92%) Device Driver
9 3 (0.92%) Life Science
9 3 (0.92%) Renewable Energy
10 2 (0.61%) Data Protection Act
10 2 (0.61%) Driving Licence
10 2 (0.61%) DTCC
10 2 (0.61%) Enterprise Cloud
10 2 (0.61%) Social Media
11 1 (0.31%) FlexPod
Operating Systems
1 78 (23.93%) Linux
2 19 (5.83%) Unix
2 19 (5.83%) Windows
3 10 (3.07%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 7 (2.15%) Windows 10
5 5 (1.53%) Ubuntu
6 4 (1.23%) Windows Server 2012
7 3 (0.92%) Embedded Linux
8 2 (0.61%) Mac OS
9 1 (0.31%) Android
9 1 (0.31%) Apple iOS
9 1 (0.31%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 123 (37.73%) Project Management
2 116 (35.58%) Data Protection
2 116 (35.58%) Information Security
3 114 (34.97%) Matrix Organization
4 67 (20.55%) Software Engineering
5 61 (18.71%) DevOps
6 60 (18.40%) Agile Software Development
7 39 (11.96%) Scrum
8 33 (10.12%) Cybersecurity
9 30 (9.20%) Microservices
10 27 (8.28%) Computer Science
10 27 (8.28%) Fintech
11 25 (7.67%) Digital Banking
11 25 (7.67%) ITIL
12 24 (7.36%) Data Privacy
13 22 (6.75%) Data Security
14 20 (6.13%) Kanban
15 19 (5.83%) Data Ingestion
15 19 (5.83%) Data Transformation
16 18 (5.52%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 50 (15.34%) Python
2 44 (13.50%) JavaScript
3 36 (11.04%) Java
3 36 (11.04%) SQL
4 25 (7.67%) C#
5 23 (7.06%) Groovy
6 20 (6.13%) Shell Script
7 16 (4.91%) Bash Shell
7 16 (4.91%) PHP
8 9 (2.76%) C
9 6 (1.84%) Go
10 5 (1.53%) Ruby
11 4 (1.23%) C++
11 4 (1.23%) PL/SQL
12 3 (0.92%) Perl
12 3 (0.92%) PowerShell
13 2 (0.61%) Apex Code
13 2 (0.61%) SOQL
14 1 (0.31%) Embedded C++
14 1 (0.31%) R
Qualifications
1 62 (19.02%) Degree
2 39 (11.96%) Security Cleared
3 18 (5.52%) OCP
3 18 (5.52%) Oracle Certification
3 18 (5.52%) SC Cleared
4 13 (3.99%) Computer Science Degree
5 6 (1.84%) Cisco Certification
6 5 (1.53%) CCNP
6 5 (1.53%) DV Cleared
6 5 (1.53%) Master's Degree
6 5 (1.53%) TOGAF Certification
7 3 (0.92%) AWS Certification
7 3 (0.92%) CCIE
7 3 (0.92%) CCIE Service Provider
7 3 (0.92%) ISEB
7 3 (0.92%) JNCIP
8 2 (0.61%) CCDP
9 1 (0.31%) DBS Check
9 1 (0.31%) ISTQB
9 1 (0.31%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 119 (36.50%) GDPR
2 15 (4.60%) QA
3 12 (3.68%) SLA
4 9 (2.76%) PMBOK
5 3 (0.92%) GRC
6 2 (0.61%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 1 (0.31%) NIST
7 1 (0.31%) PMO
7 1 (0.31%) SOC 2
System Software
1 46 (14.11%) Docker
2 17 (5.21%) Active Directory
3 14 (4.29%) VMware Infrastructure
4 13 (3.99%) HDFS
5 5 (1.53%) Virtual Machines
6 4 (1.23%) Oracle RAC
7 3 (0.92%) Firmware
7 3 (0.92%) Virtual Servers
8 1 (0.31%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 53 (16.26%) Ansible
2 41 (12.58%) Kubernetes
3 31 (9.51%) Terraform
4 11 (3.37%) Opscode Chef
5 6 (1.84%) Puppet
6 5 (1.53%) Grafana
6 5 (1.53%) Kibana
7 4 (1.23%) Data Guard
7 4 (1.23%) Oracle RMAN
Vendors
1 28 (8.59%) Microsoft
2 19 (5.83%) Xceptor
3 17 (5.21%) VMware
4 16 (4.91%) Okta
5 12 (3.68%) Oracle
6 9 (2.76%) Cisco
7 8 (2.45%) iManage
8 7 (2.15%) Sitecore
9 6 (1.84%) Reuters
10 5 (1.53%) PayPal
11 4 (1.23%) Google
11 4 (1.23%) Juniper
12 3 (0.92%) Broadcom
12 3 (0.92%) F5
12 3 (0.92%) Mellanox
12 3 (0.92%) Polycom
12 3 (0.92%) SAP
13 2 (0.61%) Databricks
13 2 (0.61%) Dynatrace
13 2 (0.61%) Palo Alto