Period
to 18 February 2020

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Law in permanent job vacancies advertised in the UK excluding London. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Law over the 6 months to 18 February 2020 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Law
UK > UK excluding London
6 months to
18 Feb 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 255 326 306
Rank change year-on-year +71 -20 +193
Permanent jobs citing Law 839 763 1,017
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK excluding London 1.21% 0.91% 1.01%
As % of the General category 3.57% 2.59% 2.69%
Number of salaries quoted 626 336 452
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,840 £45,695 £43,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +0.32% +6.27% +7.50%
10th Percentile £27,125 £24,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £70,000 £72,500 £63,750
UK median annual salary £50,000 £58,750 £50,000
% change year-on-year -14.89% +17.50% -

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 UK excluding London with a requirement for common skills.

All General Skills
UK excluding London
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for common skills 23,474 29,482 37,746
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK excluding London 33.72% 35.00% 37.53%
Number of salaries quoted 17,186 21,942 29,061
UK excluding London median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% - +4.65%
10th Percentile £27,500 £26,750 £26,250
90th Percentile £75,000 £72,250 £68,750
UK median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year - +10.00% -

Law
Job Vacancy Trend in the UK excluding London

Job postings citing Law as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the UK excluding London.

Job vacancy trend for Law in the UK excluding London

Law
Salary Trend in the UK excluding London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Law in the UK excluding London.

Salary trend for Law in the UK excluding London

Law
Salary Histogram in the UK excluding London

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Law in the UK excluding London over the 6 months to 18 February 2020.

Salary histogram for Law in the UK excluding London

Law
Job Locations in the UK excluding London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Law within the UK excluding London region over the 6 months to 18 February 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
North of England +38 296 £50,000 +17.65% 96
North West +9 234 £50,000 +17.65% 59
South East +60 164 £50,000 -4.76% 35
South West +48 144 £50,000 +11.11% 24
Midlands +80 127 £47,500 +20.50% 54
Scotland +59 72 £45,840 +1.87% 13
East Midlands +65 66 £45,000 -8.16% 32
East of England +61 61 £50,000 -5.36% 27
West Midlands +43 61 £50,000 +38.89% 21
Yorkshire +56 58 £44,250 +26.43% 37
Wales +5 9 £35,000 -30.00% 4
North East +4 4 £33,000 -52.52%
Northern Ireland +1 4 £48,750 -11.36%
Channel Islands - 2 £33,000 -
Law
UK

For the 6 months to 18 February 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 UK excluding London region with a requirement for Law.

1 241 (28.72%) Legal
2 201 (23.96%) Agile Software Development
3 172 (20.50%) SQL
4 166 (19.79%) Microsoft
5 141 (16.81%) Finance
6 139 (16.57%) Windows
7 135 (16.09%) C#
8 132 (15.73%) Java
9 129 (15.38%) Problem-Solving
10 119 (14.18%) SQL Server
11 109 (12.99%) .NET
12 106 (12.63%) JavaScript
13 103 (12.28%) Software Engineering
13 103 (12.28%) Azure
14 101 (12.04%) Information Security
15 94 (11.20%) Degree
16 92 (10.97%) Analytical Skills
17 91 (10.85%) Cybersecurity
18 89 (10.61%) SQL Server Reporting Services
19 87 (10.37%) Analytics
20 75 (8.94%) Active Directory
20 75 (8.94%) Management Information System
21 68 (8.10%) Scrum
22 67 (7.99%) ITIL
22 67 (7.99%) Python
23 64 (7.63%) DevOps
24 63 (7.51%) Microsoft Office
25 61 (7.27%) Business Intelligence
26 59 (7.03%) SQL Server Integration Services
27 58 (6.91%) Office 365

Law
Co-occurring IT Skills in the UK excluding London 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 32 (3.81%) IIS
2 30 (3.58%) SharePoint
3 27 (3.22%) MS Exchange
4 23 (2.74%) Skype for Business
5 8 (0.95%) SharePoint Server
6 7 (0.83%) Elasticsearch
7 5 (0.60%) Exchange Server 2010
7 5 (0.60%) SharePoint 2013
8 4 (0.48%) CMS
8 4 (0.48%) Confluence
8 4 (0.48%) Tomcat
9 3 (0.36%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 2 (0.24%) Jupyter
11 1 (0.12%) BizTalk Server
11 1 (0.12%) Jetty
11 1 (0.12%) Mendix
11 1 (0.12%) nginx
11 1 (0.12%) OpenEdge
11 1 (0.12%) SAS
11 1 (0.12%) WordPress
Applications
1 63 (7.51%) Microsoft Office
2 40 (4.77%) Microsoft Excel
3 16 (1.91%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 7 (0.83%) MS Visio
5 2 (0.24%) Microsoft Project
5 2 (0.24%) Photoshop
6 1 (0.12%) Figma
6 1 (0.12%) Simulink
6 1 (0.12%) Sketch
Business Applications
1 24 (2.86%) Dynamics CRM
2 21 (2.50%) Elite 3E
3 11 (1.31%) Oracle ERP
4 8 (0.95%) Dynamics AX
5 7 (0.83%) Oracle General Ledger
5 7 (0.83%) Oracle Payables
5 7 (0.83%) Oracle Receivables
6 6 (0.72%) Oracle Assets
6 6 (0.72%) Oracle Cash Management
6 6 (0.72%) Visualfiles
7 5 (0.60%) Oracle EBS
8 4 (0.48%) Oracle EBS R12
8 4 (0.48%) Oracle Financials
9 3 (0.36%) Oracle iProcurement
9 3 (0.36%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
10 2 (0.24%) Carpe Diem
10 2 (0.24%) Dynamics NAV
10 2 (0.24%) Workday HCM
11 1 (0.12%) Hyperion Planning
11 1 (0.12%) NetSuite
Cloud Services
1 103 (12.28%) Azure
2 58 (6.91%) Office 365
3 46 (5.48%) SaaS
4 45 (5.36%) AWS
5 34 (4.05%) Power Platform
6 26 (3.10%) GCP
7 24 (2.86%) PaaS
8 13 (1.55%) IaaS
9 11 (1.31%) Serverless
10 7 (0.83%) Mimecast
11 6 (0.72%) Azure Active Directory
12 5 (0.60%) Amazon EC2
12 5 (0.60%) Amazon GuardDuty
12 5 (0.60%) AWS CloudTrail
12 5 (0.60%) AWS Lambda
12 5 (0.60%) Cloud Computing
12 5 (0.60%) Dynamics 365
12 5 (0.60%) Virtual Private Cloud
13 4 (0.48%) Amazon ECS
13 4 (0.48%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 41 (4.89%) Internet
2 33 (3.93%) Firewall
3 20 (2.38%) Network Security
4 17 (2.03%) DNS
5 16 (1.91%) Skype
5 16 (1.91%) TCP/IP
5 16 (1.91%) VPN
6 13 (1.55%) Wireshark
7 12 (1.43%) WAN
8 11 (1.31%) SNA
9 10 (1.19%) LAN
9 10 (1.19%) SAN
9 10 (1.19%) Unified Communications
9 10 (1.19%) VoIP
10 9 (1.07%) Cisco ASA
11 8 (0.95%) DHCP
11 8 (0.95%) NAS
12 7 (0.83%) Intrusion Detection
12 7 (0.83%) SSL
13 6 (0.72%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 119 (14.18%) SQL Server
2 89 (10.61%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 59 (7.03%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 34 (4.05%) Power BI
5 23 (2.74%) Big Data
6 20 (2.38%) Relational Database
7 16 (1.91%) Data Warehouse
8 14 (1.67%) PostgreSQL
9 12 (1.43%) RDBMS
10 11 (1.31%) Data Mining
10 11 (1.31%) GIS
10 11 (1.31%) SQL Server 2012
11 10 (1.19%) MySQL
12 9 (1.07%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 7 (0.83%) Snowflake Schema
13 7 (0.83%) Star Schema
14 5 (0.60%) SQL Server 2016
15 4 (0.48%) Amazon Athena
15 4 (0.48%) Amazon DynamoDB
15 4 (0.48%) EDRMS
Development Applications
1 27 (3.22%) Visual Studio
2 26 (3.10%) Git (software)
3 25 (2.98%) Team Foundation Server
4 19 (2.26%) JIRA
5 17 (2.03%) Jenkins
6 11 (1.31%) PhantomJS
7 7 (0.83%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
8 4 (0.48%) MSI
8 4 (0.48%) Selenium
9 3 (0.36%) Cucumber
9 3 (0.36%) JMeter
9 3 (0.36%) Maven
9 3 (0.36%) Rational DOORS
9 3 (0.36%) Rational Rhapsody
9 3 (0.36%) SonarQube
10 2 (0.24%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 2 (0.24%) Bitbucket
11 1 (0.12%) SoapUI
11 1 (0.12%) Subversion
11 1 (0.12%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 241 (28.72%) Legal
2 141 (16.81%) Finance
3 23 (2.74%) Financial Institution
3 23 (2.74%) Retail
4 21 (2.50%) Games
5 17 (2.03%) Police
6 16 (1.91%) Marketing
7 15 (1.79%) Electronics
7 15 (1.79%) Telecoms
8 14 (1.67%) Manufacturing
9 10 (1.19%) Back Office
10 9 (1.07%) Aerospace
11 7 (0.83%) Public Sector
12 6 (0.72%) Local Government
13 5 (0.60%) General Ledger
13 5 (0.60%) Military
13 5 (0.60%) Pharmaceutical
14 3 (0.36%) Automotive
14 3 (0.36%) Banking
15 2 (0.24%) Billing
Job Titles
1 235 (28.01%) Developer
2 131 (15.61%) Analyst
3 61 (7.27%) Senior Developer
4 46 (5.48%) Consultant
5 44 (5.24%) Java Developer
6 40 (4.77%) Software Developer
7 39 (4.65%) Applications Developer
8 36 (4.29%) Software Engineer
8 36 (4.29%) Support Engineer
9 29 (3.46%) Applications Support
10 26 (3.10%) IT Manager
11 25 (2.98%) Business Analyst
12 24 (2.86%) Full Stack Developer
12 24 (2.86%) Service Analyst
13 23 (2.74%) Infrastructure Engineer
13 23 (2.74%) Project Manager
13 23 (2.74%) Service Desk Analyst
14 22 (2.62%) IT Analyst
14 22 (2.62%) Java Engineer
15 21 (2.50%) Case Management Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 109 (12.99%) .NET
2 49 (5.84%) .NET Framework
2 49 (5.84%) AngularJS
3 48 (5.72%) Node.js
4 37 (4.41%) Web Services
5 36 (4.29%) ASP.NET
6 35 (4.17%) REST
7 33 (3.93%) CSS
7 33 (3.93%) HTML
8 32 (3.81%) XML
9 20 (2.38%) XSLT
10 18 (2.15%) JSON
11 17 (2.03%) SOAP
12 15 (1.79%) React
13 14 (1.67%) HTML5
13 14 (1.67%) Spring
14 13 (1.55%) Natural Language Processing
15 12 (1.43%) Apache Flex
16 11 (1.31%) Middleware
17 10 (1.19%) XML Schema
Miscellaneous
1 92 (10.97%) Analytical Skills
2 75 (8.94%) Management Information System
3 36 (4.29%) Data Centre
4 24 (2.86%) Greenfield Project
5 21 (2.50%) Self-Motivation
6 20 (2.38%) Data Structures
6 20 (2.38%) Private Cloud
7 17 (2.03%) Enterprise Software
8 13 (1.55%) Cyber Defence
9 12 (1.43%) Internet of Things
9 12 (1.43%) Social Media
9 12 (1.43%) User Experience
10 11 (1.31%) Blackberry
10 11 (1.31%) e-Health
10 11 (1.31%) Social Network
11 10 (1.19%) Replication
11 10 (1.19%) Smartphone
12 9 (1.07%) Algorithms
12 9 (1.07%) Cyberthreat
12 9 (1.07%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 139 (16.57%) Windows
2 56 (6.67%) Windows 10
3 44 (5.24%) Linux
4 25 (2.98%) Windows 7
4 25 (2.98%) Windows Server
5 21 (2.50%) Android
6 20 (2.38%) Unix
7 15 (1.79%) Apple iOS
8 9 (1.07%) Windows Server 2012
9 1 (0.12%) Mac OS
9 1 (0.12%) Solaris
9 1 (0.12%) Tizen
9 1 (0.12%) VMS
9 1 (0.12%) Windows 8
9 1 (0.12%) Windows Server 2008
9 1 (0.12%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 201 (23.96%) Agile Software Development
2 129 (15.38%) Problem-Solving
3 103 (12.28%) Software Engineering
4 101 (12.04%) Information Security
5 91 (10.85%) Cybersecurity
6 87 (10.37%) Analytics
7 68 (8.10%) Scrum
8 67 (7.99%) ITIL
9 64 (7.63%) DevOps
10 61 (7.27%) Business Intelligence
11 55 (6.56%) Stakeholder Management
12 53 (6.32%) Security Operations
13 52 (6.20%) Computer Science
14 49 (5.84%) ETL
15 48 (5.72%) Data Security
16 44 (5.24%) Case Management
16 44 (5.24%) Continuous Improvement
16 44 (5.24%) Project Management
17 43 (5.13%) Data Protection
17 43 (5.13%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 172 (20.50%) SQL
2 135 (16.09%) C#
3 132 (15.73%) Java
4 106 (12.63%) JavaScript
5 67 (7.99%) Python
6 54 (6.44%) C++
7 45 (5.36%) T-SQL
8 40 (4.77%) PowerShell
9 28 (3.34%) C
10 20 (2.38%) Bash Shell
10 20 (2.38%) XPath
11 14 (1.67%) Go
12 12 (1.43%) VB.NET
13 7 (0.83%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
13 7 (0.83%) PHP
13 7 (0.83%) VBA
14 6 (0.72%) Embedded C
15 5 (0.60%) Perl
15 5 (0.60%) PL/SQL
15 5 (0.60%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 94 (11.20%) Degree
2 57 (6.79%) Security Cleared
3 38 (4.53%) CISSP
4 30 (3.58%) CISM
5 24 (2.86%) Computer Science Degree
6 17 (2.03%) CESG Certified Professional
7 16 (1.91%) SC Cleared
8 14 (1.67%) Microsoft Certification
9 12 (1.43%) Cisco Certification
9 12 (1.43%) DV Cleared
9 12 (1.43%) IISP
9 12 (1.43%) MBCS
10 10 (1.19%) HND
11 9 (1.07%) CISA
11 9 (1.07%) PMP
12 8 (0.95%) ITIL Certification
12 8 (0.95%) MCSE
13 6 (0.72%) GCIA
13 6 (0.72%) MCSA
14 5 (0.60%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 33 (3.93%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 25 (2.98%) GDPR
3 24 (2.86%) SLA
4 16 (1.91%) PMO
5 15 (1.79%) NCSC
6 13 (1.55%) PCI DSS
7 10 (1.19%) NIST
8 9 (1.07%) QA
9 6 (0.72%) Cyber Essentials
10 5 (0.60%) ISO 31000
11 2 (0.24%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
11 2 (0.24%) ISO 22301
11 2 (0.24%) ISO 9001
11 2 (0.24%) ISO/IEC 17025
11 2 (0.24%) ITGC
11 2 (0.24%) NIST 800
11 2 (0.24%) Sarbanes-Oxley
12 1 (0.12%) COBIT
12 1 (0.12%) Def Stans
12 1 (0.12%) HMG Security Policy Framework
System Software
1 75 (8.94%) Active Directory
2 20 (2.38%) Docker
3 17 (2.03%) VMware Infrastructure
4 9 (1.07%) Hyper-V
5 8 (0.95%) Virtual Machines
6 6 (0.72%) Microsoft App-V
7 4 (0.48%) Virtual Desktop
7 4 (0.48%) XenApp
7 4 (0.48%) XenDesktop
8 2 (0.24%) Citrix Hypervisor
8 2 (0.24%) VMware ESXi
8 2 (0.24%) vSphere
9 1 (0.12%) BitLocker
9 1 (0.12%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 36 (4.29%) Kubernetes
2 25 (2.98%) SCCM
3 21 (2.50%) Terraform
4 17 (2.03%) Puppet
5 16 (1.91%) Ansible
6 15 (1.79%) Opscode Chef
7 14 (1.67%) Microsoft Intune
8 6 (0.72%) CASB
8 6 (0.72%) Norton AntiVirus
9 4 (0.48%) AirWatch
9 4 (0.48%) Computer Emergency Response Teams
9 4 (0.48%) CSIRT
9 4 (0.48%) Kibana
9 4 (0.48%) logstash
10 3 (0.36%) WebSphere Cast Iron
11 2 (0.24%) Cisco CUCM
11 2 (0.24%) FortiGate
11 2 (0.24%) Network Intrusion Detection System
11 2 (0.24%) Sysprep
11 2 (0.24%) WSUS
Vendors
1 166 (19.79%) Microsoft
2 44 (5.24%) Splunk
3 34 (4.05%) Cisco
4 32 (3.81%) iManage
5 30 (3.58%) Citrix
6 27 (3.22%) Oracle
7 24 (2.86%) Palo Alto
7 24 (2.86%) ServiceNow
7 24 (2.86%) Symantec
8 23 (2.74%) VMware
9 22 (2.62%) Intapp
10 18 (2.15%) CyberArk
11 17 (2.03%) Sony
12 16 (1.91%) Google
13 15 (1.79%) Atlassian
14 10 (1.19%) SAP
15 9 (1.07%) RedGate
16 7 (0.83%) Aderant
16 7 (0.83%) MobileIron
17 6 (0.72%) HP