Period
to 31 May 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 31 May 2020 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Law
England > South West
6 months to
31 May 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 137 205 194
Rank change year-on-year +68 -11 +103
Permanent jobs citing Law 111 127 149
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the South West 1.93% 1.29% 1.39%
As % of the General category 5.40% 3.64% 3.82%
Number of salaries quoted 152 126 93
Median annual salary £50,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +17.65% +6.25% +14.29%
10th Percentile £31,000 £19,500 £29,000
90th Percentile £70,000 £69,875 £52,500
England median annual salary £50,000 £60,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year -16.67% +20.00% -4.76%

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 West with a requirement for common skills.

All General Skills
South West
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for common skills 2,055 3,492 3,898
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 35.75% 35.47% 36.48%
Number of salaries quoted 1,601 2,653 3,098
Median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
10th Percentile £27,500 £26,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £72,500 £67,500 £67,500
England median annual salary £60,000 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year +9.09% +4.76% +5.00%

Law
Job Vacancy Trend in the South West

Job postings citing Law as a proportion 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

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

Salary trend for Law in the South West

Law
Salary Histogram in the South West

Salary distribution for jobs citing Law in the South West over the 6 months to 31 May 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 31 May 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 +20 57 £55,000 +33.33% 2
Wiltshire +57 18 £34,000 -
Somerset +26 14 £50,000 +36.99%
Cornwall +17 14 £50,000 +53.85%
Gloucestershire +22 7 - - 1
Devon +12 1 £45,000 -23.40%
Law
England

For the 6 months to 31 May 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 45 (40.54%) Java
2 42 (37.84%) Software Engineering
3 27 (24.32%) C#
3 27 (24.32%) C++
3 27 (24.32%) Dynamics AX
4 24 (21.62%) Finance
5 21 (18.92%) Degree
6 20 (18.02%) JavaScript
6 20 (18.02%) SQL
6 20 (18.02%) OO
6 20 (18.02%) Internet
7 19 (17.12%) Legal
7 19 (17.12%) Big Data
8 18 (16.22%) Machine Learning
8 18 (16.22%) Computer Science
9 17 (15.32%) Microsoft
10 16 (14.41%) GIS
10 16 (14.41%) Data Analysis
10 16 (14.41%) Analytics
10 16 (14.41%) SaaS
10 16 (14.41%) Mobile Development
10 16 (14.41%) Greenfield Project
11 15 (13.51%) Azure
12 14 (12.61%) Process Improvement
13 13 (11.71%) Integration Acceptance Testing
13 13 (11.71%) GAP Analysis
13 13 (11.71%) Release Management
13 13 (11.71%) Dynamics 365
13 13 (11.71%) Requirements Gathering
13 13 (11.71%) Logic Apps

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 1 (0.90%) CMS
1 1 (0.90%) Elasticsearch
1 1 (0.90%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (1.80%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (0.90%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (0.90%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 1 (0.90%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 27 (24.32%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (0.90%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.90%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (0.90%) Oracle EBS R12
2 1 (0.90%) Oracle ERP
Cloud Services
1 16 (14.41%) SaaS
2 15 (13.51%) Azure
3 13 (11.71%) Dynamics 365
3 13 (11.71%) Logic Apps
4 3 (2.70%) GCP
5 1 (0.90%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (0.90%) Power Automate
5 1 (0.90%) Power Platform
5 1 (0.90%) PowerApps
Communications & Networking
1 20 (18.02%) Internet
2 5 (4.50%) TCP/IP
3 2 (1.80%) DNS
3 2 (1.80%) Intrusion Detection
3 2 (1.80%) VoIP
4 1 (0.90%) Firewall
4 1 (0.90%) Remote Desktop
4 1 (0.90%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (17.12%) Big Data
2 16 (14.41%) GIS
3 2 (1.80%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (0.90%) MySQL
4 1 (0.90%) Power BI
4 1 (0.90%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 4 (3.60%) Rational Rhapsody
2 3 (2.70%) Git (software)
3 2 (1.80%) Rational DOORS
4 1 (0.90%) Eclipse
4 1 (0.90%) Rational Team Concert
4 1 (0.90%) Visual Studio
General
1 24 (21.62%) Finance
2 19 (17.12%) Legal
3 4 (3.60%) Aerospace
4 2 (1.80%) Telecoms
5 1 (0.90%) Automotive
5 1 (0.90%) Electronics
5 1 (0.90%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 31 (27.93%) Developer
2 28 (25.23%) Consultant
3 17 (15.32%) Software Engineer
4 16 (14.41%) Dynamics AX Consultant
4 16 (14.41%) Software Developer
5 14 (12.61%) Functional Consultant
5 14 (12.61%) Java Developer
6 13 (11.71%) Technical Consultant
7 11 (9.91%) Business Process Trainer
7 11 (9.91%) Trainer
8 10 (9.01%) Analyst
9 8 (7.21%) Senior Developer
10 7 (6.31%) Senior Java Developer
11 6 (5.41%) Development Engineer
11 6 (5.41%) Senior Software Engineer
11 6 (5.41%) Software Development Engineer
12 5 (4.50%) C++ Software Engineer
12 5 (4.50%) E-Discovery Analyst
12 5 (4.50%) Trainee
12 5 (4.50%) Trainee Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (2.70%) .NET
1 3 (2.70%) REST
1 3 (2.70%) RESTful
2 2 (1.80%) AngularJS
2 2 (1.80%) Node.js
2 2 (1.80%) Redux
2 2 (1.80%) SOAP
2 2 (1.80%) Web Services
3 1 (0.90%) CodeIgniter
3 1 (0.90%) CSS
3 1 (0.90%) CSS3
3 1 (0.90%) HTML
3 1 (0.90%) HTML5
3 1 (0.90%) Laravel
3 1 (0.90%) React
3 1 (0.90%) Spring
3 1 (0.90%) Spring Boot
3 1 (0.90%) Yii
Miscellaneous
1 16 (14.41%) Greenfield Project
2 5 (4.50%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (3.60%) Algorithms
3 4 (3.60%) Data Structures
3 4 (3.60%) Self-Motivation
4 2 (1.80%) Analytical Mindset
4 2 (1.80%) Industrial Internet of Things
4 2 (1.80%) Internet of Things
5 1 (0.90%) Blackberry
5 1 (0.90%) Cyberthreat
5 1 (0.90%) Embedded Systems
5 1 (0.90%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 5 (4.50%) Windows
2 2 (1.80%) Android
2 2 (1.80%) Apple iOS
3 1 (0.90%) Windows 10
3 1 (0.90%) Windows 8
3 1 (0.90%) Windows Server
3 1 (0.90%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (0.90%) Windows Server 2016
Processes & Methodologies
1 42 (37.84%) Software Engineering
2 20 (18.02%) OO
3 18 (16.22%) Computer Science
3 18 (16.22%) Machine Learning
4 16 (14.41%) Analytics
4 16 (14.41%) Data Analysis
4 16 (14.41%) Mobile Development
5 14 (12.61%) Process Improvement
6 13 (11.71%) GAP Analysis
6 13 (11.71%) Integration Acceptance Testing
6 13 (11.71%) Release Management
6 13 (11.71%) Requirements Gathering
7 12 (10.81%) Document Management
7 12 (10.81%) Practice Management
7 12 (10.81%) Workflow
8 11 (9.91%) Data Migration
8 11 (9.91%) Migration
8 11 (9.91%) Workflow Management
9 9 (8.11%) Agile Software Development
10 5 (4.50%) E-Discovery
Programming Languages
1 45 (40.54%) Java
2 27 (24.32%) C#
2 27 (24.32%) C++
3 20 (18.02%) JavaScript
3 20 (18.02%) SQL
4 8 (7.21%) Python
5 4 (3.60%) C
6 2 (1.80%) Bash Shell
6 2 (1.80%) Embedded C
6 2 (1.80%) TypeScript
7 1 (0.90%) Ada
7 1 (0.90%) MATLAB
7 1 (0.90%) PHP
Qualifications
1 21 (18.92%) Degree
2 3 (2.70%) Security Cleared
3 2 (1.80%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (1.80%) CISM
3 2 (1.80%) CISSP
3 2 (1.80%) Computer Science Degree
3 2 (1.80%) SC Cleared
4 1 (0.90%) (ISC)2 CCSP
4 1 (0.90%) CCNA
4 1 (0.90%) CCSA
4 1 (0.90%) CCSP
4 1 (0.90%) CEH
4 1 (0.90%) DV Cleared
4 1 (0.90%) GCIA
4 1 (0.90%) MCSE
4 1 (0.90%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (0.90%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.70%) Def Stans
1 3 (2.70%) MISRA
1 3 (2.70%) MISRA C
2 1 (0.90%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 3 (2.70%) Active Directory
2 2 (1.80%) Docker
Systems Management
1 2 (1.80%) Terraform
2 1 (0.90%) Ansible
2 1 (0.90%) CASB
2 1 (0.90%) SCCM
Vendors
1 17 (15.32%) Microsoft
2 3 (2.70%) IBM
3 1 (0.90%) Adobe
3 1 (0.90%) Citrix
3 1 (0.90%) Forcepoint
3 1 (0.90%) HP
3 1 (0.90%) Oracle
3 1 (0.90%) Palo Alto