Period
to 17 January 2020

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Law in permanent job vacancies advertised in the South West. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Law over the 6 months to 17 January 2020 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Law
England > South West
6 months to
17 Jan 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 174 199 187
Rank change year-on-year +25 -12 +130
Permanent jobs citing Law 135 123 151
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 1.55% 1.26% 1.50%
As % of the General category 4.40% 3.51% 4.25%
Number of salaries quoted 150 94 103
South West median annual salary £50,000 £46,250 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.11% +15.63% -
10th Percentile £22,975 £22,500 £25,800
90th Percentile £65,000 £75,000 £60,500
England median annual salary £52,250 £57,500 £52,500
% change year-on-year -9.13% +9.52% +5.00%

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 West with a requirement for common skills.

All General Skills
South West
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for common skills 3,070 3,508 3,549
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 35.14% 35.94% 35.37%
Number of salaries quoted 2,379 2,719 2,832
South West median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
10th Percentile £26,250 £27,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £70,000 £70,000 £65,000
England median annual salary £57,500 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year +4.55% +4.76% +5.00%

Law
Job Vacancy Trend in the South West

Job postings citing Law as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the South West.

Job vacancy trend for Law in the South West

Law
Salary Trend in the South West

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

Salary trend for Law in the South West

Law
Salary Histogram in the South West

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Law in the South West over the 6 months to 17 January 2020.

Salary histogram for Law in the South West

Law
Job Locations in the South West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Law within the South West region over the 6 months to 17 January 2020. 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
Bristol +36 88 £42,500 -10.53% 9
Gloucestershire -32 15 £55,000 +29.41% 7
Somerset +17 13 £50,000 -16.67%
Wiltshire - 9 £33,500 - 2
Devon +1 4 £42,500 -19.05%
Cornwall +7 1 £25,000 -5.66%
Law
England

For the 6 months to 17 January 2020, 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 West region with a requirement for Law.

1 56 (41.48%) Java
2 50 (37.04%) Software Engineering
3 30 (22.22%) Legal
4 23 (17.04%) Agile Software Development
4 23 (17.04%) Finance
5 19 (14.07%) Active Directory
5 19 (14.07%) JavaScript
6 18 (13.33%) Degree
7 17 (12.59%) C#
8 16 (11.85%) Internet
9 15 (11.11%) Microsoft
9 15 (11.11%) SQL
9 15 (11.11%) Problem-Solving
10 14 (10.37%) Microservices
11 13 (9.63%) OO
12 12 (8.89%) Windows
12 12 (8.89%) Greenfield Project
13 11 (8.15%) Self-Motivation
13 11 (8.15%) Palo Alto
13 11 (8.15%) C++
13 11 (8.15%) Firewall
13 11 (8.15%) Migration
13 11 (8.15%) Document Management
14 10 (7.41%) Analytics
15 9 (6.67%) Office 365
15 9 (6.67%) Computer Science
15 9 (6.67%) E-Discovery
15 9 (6.67%) Microsoft Office
16 8 (5.93%) ITIL
16 8 (5.93%) .NET

Law
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South West 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 6 (4.44%) IIS
2 3 (2.22%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 3 (2.22%) Elasticsearch
2 3 (2.22%) MS Exchange
2 3 (2.22%) Skype for Business
3 1 (0.74%) JBoss
3 1 (0.74%) Jetty
3 1 (0.74%) SharePoint
3 1 (0.74%) Tomcat
3 1 (0.74%) WebLogic
Applications
1 9 (6.67%) Microsoft Office
2 6 (4.44%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (0.74%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 9 (6.67%) Office 365
2 8 (5.93%) SaaS
3 7 (5.19%) Azure
3 7 (5.19%) GCP
4 3 (2.22%) Mimecast
5 1 (0.74%) AWS
Communications & Networking
1 16 (11.85%) Internet
2 11 (8.15%) Firewall
3 8 (5.93%) DNS
3 8 (5.93%) VoIP
4 7 (5.19%) SSL
4 7 (5.19%) VPN
4 7 (5.19%) Wireshark
5 3 (2.22%) Skype
6 2 (1.48%) LAN
6 2 (1.48%) TCP/IP
6 2 (1.48%) WAN
7 1 (0.74%) Broadband
7 1 (0.74%) DHCP
7 1 (0.74%) Remote Desktop
7 1 (0.74%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (5.19%) Big Data
1 7 (5.19%) GIS
2 4 (2.96%) EDRMS
3 3 (2.22%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 3 (2.22%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 2 (1.48%) SQL Server
5 1 (0.74%) Couchbase
5 1 (0.74%) Crystal Reports
5 1 (0.74%) Hadoop
5 1 (0.74%) MongoDB
5 1 (0.74%) MySQL
5 1 (0.74%) NoSQL
5 1 (0.74%) Redis
5 1 (0.74%) Relational Database
5 1 (0.74%) Riak
Development Applications
1 1 (0.74%) NUnit
1 1 (0.74%) PHPUnit
General
1 30 (22.22%) Legal
2 23 (17.04%) Finance
3 6 (4.44%) Aerospace
3 6 (4.44%) Telecoms
4 3 (2.22%) Electronics
4 3 (2.22%) Military
5 2 (1.48%) Retail
6 1 (0.74%) Games
6 1 (0.74%) Marketing
6 1 (0.74%) Public Sector
6 1 (0.74%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 43 (31.85%) Developer
2 30 (22.22%) Analyst
3 26 (19.26%) Senior Developer
4 25 (18.52%) Java Developer
5 19 (14.07%) Senior Java Developer
6 15 (11.11%) Software Engineer
7 12 (8.89%) IT Analyst
8 8 (5.93%) E-Discovery Analyst
8 8 (5.93%) Java Engineer
8 8 (5.93%) Java Software Engineer
8 8 (5.93%) Trainer
9 7 (5.19%) Business Process Trainer
9 7 (5.19%) IT Security Analyst
9 7 (5.19%) Security Analyst
9 7 (5.19%) Software Developer
10 6 (4.44%) 1st Line Support
10 6 (4.44%) Java Team Leader
10 6 (4.44%) Team Leader
11 5 (3.70%) Data Analyst
11 5 (3.70%) Service Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (5.93%) .NET
2 7 (5.19%) HTML
3 6 (4.44%) CSS
4 4 (2.96%) AngularJS
4 4 (2.96%) REST
5 3 (2.22%) Node.js
5 3 (2.22%) SOAP
5 3 (2.22%) Vue.js
5 3 (2.22%) Web Services
6 2 (1.48%) ASP.NET
6 2 (1.48%) HTML5
6 2 (1.48%) React
6 2 (1.48%) RESTful
6 2 (1.48%) Spring
7 1 (0.74%) .NET Framework
7 1 (0.74%) ASP.NET Web API
7 1 (0.74%) Laravel
7 1 (0.74%) Material Design
7 1 (0.74%) Symfony
7 1 (0.74%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 12 (8.89%) Greenfield Project
2 11 (8.15%) Self-Motivation
3 7 (5.19%) Cybercrime
3 7 (5.19%) Data Structures
4 6 (4.44%) Cyber Defence
5 4 (2.96%) Algorithms
5 4 (2.96%) Analytical Skills
6 3 (2.22%) Cyber Warfare
6 3 (2.22%) Enterprise Software
6 3 (2.22%) Video Conferencing
7 2 (1.48%) Driving Licence
8 1 (0.74%) Internet of Things
Operating Systems
1 12 (8.89%) Windows
2 7 (5.19%) Windows 10
3 5 (3.70%) Windows Server
4 3 (2.22%) Android
4 3 (2.22%) Apple iOS
5 1 (0.74%) Linux
5 1 (0.74%) Unix
5 1 (0.74%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 50 (37.04%) Software Engineering
2 23 (17.04%) Agile Software Development
3 15 (11.11%) Problem-Solving
4 14 (10.37%) Microservices
5 13 (9.63%) OO
6 11 (8.15%) Document Management
6 11 (8.15%) Migration
7 10 (7.41%) Analytics
8 9 (6.67%) Computer Science
8 9 (6.67%) E-Discovery
9 8 (5.93%) ITIL
9 8 (5.93%) SOA
9 8 (5.93%) Vulnerability Assessment
9 8 (5.93%) Web Application Development
10 7 (5.19%) Data Analysis
10 7 (5.19%) ITSM
10 7 (5.19%) Practice Management
10 7 (5.19%) Service Management
10 7 (5.19%) Workflow
10 7 (5.19%) Workflow Management
Programming Languages
1 56 (41.48%) Java
2 19 (14.07%) JavaScript
3 17 (12.59%) C#
4 15 (11.11%) SQL
5 11 (8.15%) C++
6 4 (2.96%) Python
7 2 (1.48%) PHP
8 1 (0.74%) C
8 1 (0.74%) Perl
8 1 (0.74%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 18 (13.33%) Degree
2 8 (5.93%) Security Cleared
3 7 (5.19%) CISM
3 7 (5.19%) CISSP
4 6 (4.44%) CESG Certified Professional
4 6 (4.44%) IISP
4 6 (4.44%) MBCS
5 5 (3.70%) DV Cleared
6 2 (1.48%) Computer Science Degree
6 2 (1.48%) PMP
6 2 (1.48%) SC Cleared
7 1 (0.74%) CCNA
7 1 (0.74%) CCSA
7 1 (0.74%) CEH
7 1 (0.74%) Cisco Certification
7 1 (0.74%) HND
7 1 (0.74%) MCSE
7 1 (0.74%) Microsoft Certification
7 1 (0.74%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (5.19%) PMO
2 6 (4.44%) NCSC
3 5 (3.70%) SLA
4 2 (1.48%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 2 (1.48%) QA
5 1 (0.74%) BS25999
5 1 (0.74%) Data Quality
5 1 (0.74%) GDPR
5 1 (0.74%) HMG Security Policy Framework
System Software
1 19 (14.07%) Active Directory
2 4 (2.96%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (2.22%) Docker
4 1 (0.74%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 4 (2.96%) SCCM
2 3 (2.22%) Kubernetes
2 3 (2.22%) Norton AntiVirus
3 1 (0.74%) CASB
Vendors
1 15 (11.11%) Microsoft
2 11 (8.15%) Palo Alto
3 7 (5.19%) Splunk
4 4 (2.96%) VMware
5 3 (2.22%) Cisco
5 3 (2.22%) HP
5 3 (2.22%) Mitel
5 3 (2.22%) MobileIron
5 3 (2.22%) Symantec
6 1 (0.74%) Aderant
6 1 (0.74%) Adyen
6 1 (0.74%) Citrix
6 1 (0.74%) Cognos
6 1 (0.74%) Forcepoint
6 1 (0.74%) iManage
6 1 (0.74%) Intapp
6 1 (0.74%) LexisNexis
6 1 (0.74%) WorldPay
6 1 (0.74%) Zend