Period
to 25 October 2020

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Law in permanent job vacancies. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Law over the 6 months to 25 October 2020 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Law
UK
6 months to
25 Oct 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 155 227 216
Rank change year-on-year +72 -11 +68
Permanent jobs citing Law 1,053 2,051 2,658
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 2.16% 1.51% 1.62%
As % of the General category 5.74% 3.82% 3.78%
Number of salaries quoted 883 1,572 1,858
Median annual salary £52,500 £55,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.55% +4.76% -
10th Percentile £32,500 £28,750 £29,000
90th Percentile £82,500 £83,750 £82,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £47,500 £42,500 £41,000
% change year-on-year +11.76% +3.66% +1.86%

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 with a requirement for common skills.

All General Skills
UK
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for common skills 18,341 53,657 70,372
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 37.55% 39.41% 42.79%
Number of salaries quoted 14,597 40,371 53,919
Median annual salary £60,000 £55,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +9.09% +4.76% +5.00%
10th Percentile £33,750 £31,125 £29,750
90th Percentile £100,000 £92,500 £87,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £48,750 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +2.63% +5.56% +2.27%

Law
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing Law as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for Law in the UK

Law
Salary Trend

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

Salary trend for Law in the UK

Law
Salary Histogram

Salary distribution for jobs citing Law over the 6 months to 25 October 2020.

Salary histogram for Law in the UK

Law
Top 17 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Law within the UK over the 6 months to 25 October 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
England +74 1,011 £52,500 -4.55% 162
UK excluding London +173 547 £47,500 +11.76% 108
London +3 474 £65,000 +8.33% 51
North of England +191 220 £50,000 +17.65% 43
North West +141 171 £50,000 +11.11% 37
Midlands +206 162 £47,500 - 15
Work from Home +16 92 £55,000 -4.35% 37
West Midlands +139 84 £50,000 - 1
East Midlands +146 75 £42,500 -5.56% 12
East of England +177 58 £51,250 +57.69% 13
Yorkshire +132 46 £40,000 +6.67% 5
South West +13 46 £47,500 +11.76% 16
South East +79 40 £52,750 +46.53% 18
Scotland +50 20 £55,000 +22.22%
North East +28 3 £50,000 +25.00% 1
Wales +45 2 £32,500 -40.91% 3
Northern Ireland +18 2 £60,000 +41.18%

For the 6 months to 25 October 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 with a requirement for Law.

1 211 (20.04%) Microsoft
2 210 (19.94%) Agile Software Development
3 189 (17.95%) Azure
4 176 (16.71%) Windows
5 171 (16.24%) Finance
6 169 (16.05%) AWS
7 165 (15.67%) Python
8 160 (15.19%) SQL
9 143 (13.58%) DevOps
10 139 (13.20%) Linux
11 138 (13.11%) JavaScript
12 133 (12.63%) Legal
13 116 (11.02%) Degree
14 111 (10.54%) Security Cleared
15 106 (10.07%) SaaS
16 99 (9.40%) Software Engineering
17 97 (9.21%) C#
18 93 (8.83%) Java
19 92 (8.74%) Project Management
20 88 (8.36%) Docker
21 86 (8.17%) Kubernetes
22 84 (7.98%) SC Cleared
23 79 (7.50%) Problem-Solving
24 77 (7.31%) SQL Server
25 75 (7.12%) .NET
25 75 (7.12%) Active Directory
26 73 (6.93%) Business Intelligence
26 73 (6.93%) Cybersecurity
26 73 (6.93%) Terraform
27 71 (6.74%) Microservices

Law
Co-occurring IT Skills 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 23 (2.18%) IIS
1 23 (2.18%) SharePoint
2 21 (1.99%) MS Exchange
3 18 (1.71%) Elasticsearch
4 8 (0.76%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 7 (0.66%) Apache Spark
5 7 (0.66%) Confluence
6 6 (0.57%) CMS
7 5 (0.47%) Jupyter
8 4 (0.38%) BizTalk Server
8 4 (0.38%) EPiServer
8 4 (0.38%) Skype for Business
9 3 (0.28%) Apache
9 3 (0.28%) Exchange Server 2013
10 2 (0.19%) nginx
10 2 (0.19%) SharePoint 2013
11 1 (0.095%) Drupal
11 1 (0.095%) Exchange Server 2010
11 1 (0.095%) Joomla!
11 1 (0.095%) WordPress
Applications
1 46 (4.37%) Microsoft Office
2 27 (2.56%) Microsoft Excel
3 16 (1.52%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 6 (0.57%) Microsoft Project
5 4 (0.38%) Adobe Captivate
5 4 (0.38%) Simulink
6 3 (0.28%) MS Visio
7 2 (0.19%) Adobe Premiere
7 2 (0.19%) InVision
7 2 (0.19%) Photoshop
7 2 (0.19%) Zeplin
8 1 (0.095%) Stateflow
Business Applications
1 22 (2.09%) Dynamics AX
1 22 (2.09%) Dynamics CRM
2 16 (1.52%) Magento
2 16 (1.52%) Shopify
3 7 (0.66%) Carpe Diem
3 7 (0.66%) Relativity
4 5 (0.47%) Elite 3E
4 5 (0.47%) Salesforce.com CRM
5 4 (0.38%) Distributed Ledger
5 4 (0.38%) NetSuite
6 3 (0.28%) Oracle Cash Management
6 3 (0.28%) Oracle EBS
7 2 (0.19%) Actimize
7 2 (0.19%) Oracle General Ledger
7 2 (0.19%) Oracle Payables
7 2 (0.19%) Oracle Receivables
7 2 (0.19%) Visualfiles
7 2 (0.19%) Workday HCM
8 1 (0.095%) Oracle FAH
8 1 (0.095%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 189 (17.95%) Azure
2 169 (16.05%) AWS
3 106 (10.07%) SaaS
4 65 (6.17%) Office 365
5 44 (4.18%) Power Platform
6 43 (4.08%) Serverless
7 42 (3.99%) GCP
8 40 (3.80%) AWS Lambda
9 34 (3.23%) PaaS
10 29 (2.75%) Dynamics 365
10 29 (2.75%) IaaS
11 26 (2.47%) Cloud Computing
12 15 (1.42%) Azure Active Directory
13 14 (1.33%) Amazon S3
14 13 (1.23%) Azure Data Factory
14 13 (1.23%) Azure Stack
15 11 (1.04%) Amazon EC2
15 11 (1.04%) AWS CloudFormation
15 11 (1.04%) GitHub
16 10 (0.95%) Amazon ECS
Communications & Networking
1 49 (4.65%) Firewall
2 38 (3.61%) Internet
3 30 (2.85%) DNS
4 29 (2.75%) LAN
4 29 (2.75%) WAN
5 25 (2.37%) Wireless
6 22 (2.09%) DHCP
6 22 (2.09%) TCP/IP
7 14 (1.33%) Intrusion Detection
7 14 (1.33%) Network Security
8 13 (1.23%) Skype
8 13 (1.23%) VPN
9 11 (1.04%) Unified Communications
10 10 (0.95%) VoIP
11 9 (0.85%) BGP
12 8 (0.76%) Wi-Fi
12 8 (0.76%) WLAN
13 7 (0.66%) EIGRP
13 7 (0.66%) OSPF
13 7 (0.66%) Softphone
Database & Business Intelligence
1 77 (7.31%) SQL Server
2 44 (4.18%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 42 (3.99%) Power BI
4 40 (3.80%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 29 (2.75%) Data Warehouse
6 25 (2.37%) NoSQL
6 25 (2.37%) SQL Server 2019
7 24 (2.28%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 15 (1.42%) Big Data
9 13 (1.23%) Data Lake
10 12 (1.14%) Amazon DynamoDB
10 12 (1.14%) MySQL
11 10 (0.95%) PostgreSQL
12 9 (0.85%) Apache Cassandra
13 8 (0.76%) Amazon Athena
13 8 (0.76%) CouchDB
14 7 (0.66%) Hadoop
14 7 (0.66%) Tableau
15 6 (0.57%) MongoDB
16 5 (0.47%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 60 (5.70%) Jenkins
2 46 (4.37%) Git (software)
3 27 (2.56%) TeamCity
4 25 (2.37%) GitLab
5 22 (2.09%) JIRA
6 12 (1.14%) Selenium
6 12 (1.14%) Visual Studio
7 10 (0.95%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 10 (0.95%) Octopus Deploy
8 8 (0.76%) Cucumber
9 6 (0.57%) fastlane
9 6 (0.57%) SpecFlow
10 5 (0.47%) Bitbucket
10 5 (0.47%) Oracle Forms
10 5 (0.47%) Visual Studio Team System
11 4 (0.38%) CircleCI
11 4 (0.38%) REST Assured
11 4 (0.38%) Team Foundation Server
12 3 (0.28%) gulp
12 3 (0.28%) Postman
General
1 171 (16.24%) Finance
2 133 (12.63%) Legal
3 41 (3.89%) Marketing
4 35 (3.32%) Banking
5 25 (2.37%) Games
6 20 (1.90%) Back Office
6 20 (1.90%) Police
7 19 (1.80%) Retail
8 15 (1.42%) Local Government
9 13 (1.23%) Financial Institution
10 12 (1.14%) Aerospace
11 10 (0.95%) Electronics
11 10 (0.95%) Manufacturing
11 10 (0.95%) Telecoms
12 7 (0.66%) Military
12 7 (0.66%) Public Sector
13 6 (0.57%) Investment Banking
14 5 (0.47%) Advertising
14 5 (0.47%) Fire and Rescue
14 5 (0.47%) German Language
Job Titles
1 228 (21.65%) Developer
2 110 (10.45%) Analyst
3 60 (5.70%) Consultant
4 52 (4.94%) DevOps Engineer
5 50 (4.75%) Senior Developer
6 48 (4.56%) Software Engineer
7 39 (3.70%) AWS Engineer
8 36 (3.42%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 35 (3.32%) Architect
10 31 (2.94%) Administrator
11 30 (2.85%) DBA
12 29 (2.75%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
13 27 (2.56%) Azure Engineer
13 27 (2.56%) SQL DBA
13 27 (2.56%) Support Engineer
14 26 (2.47%) IT Manager
15 24 (2.28%) IT Support
16 22 (2.09%) .NET Developer
16 22 (2.09%) C# Developer
17 21 (1.99%) SQL Server DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 75 (7.12%) .NET
2 63 (5.98%) HTML
3 62 (5.89%) CSS
4 55 (5.22%) Node.js
5 51 (4.84%) Web Services
6 46 (4.37%) React
7 38 (3.61%) Vue.js
8 37 (3.51%) AngularJS
9 31 (2.94%) REST
10 28 (2.66%) JSON
11 25 (2.37%) ASP.NET
12 22 (2.09%) HTML5
13 21 (1.99%) RESTful
14 20 (1.90%) SOAP
15 17 (1.61%) .NET Framework
16 16 (1.52%) XML
17 15 (1.42%) .NET Core
18 14 (1.33%) ASP.NET Web API
19 13 (1.23%) CSS3
19 13 (1.23%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 68 (6.46%) Analytical Skills
2 56 (5.32%) Cybercrime
2 56 (5.32%) Mobile App
3 42 (3.99%) Management Information System
4 36 (3.42%) Greenfield Project
5 29 (2.75%) Replication
6 27 (2.56%) User Experience
7 23 (2.18%) Clustering
8 18 (1.71%) Data Centre
9 15 (1.42%) Analytical Mindset
9 15 (1.42%) Data Structures
10 12 (1.14%) Self-Motivation
11 11 (1.04%) Virtual Team
12 10 (0.95%) Algorithms
12 10 (0.95%) Cyberthreat
12 10 (0.95%) e-Learning
12 10 (0.95%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
12 10 (0.95%) Smartphone
12 10 (0.95%) Video Conferencing
13 9 (0.85%) Linux Command Line
Operating Systems
1 176 (16.71%) Windows
2 139 (13.20%) Linux
3 51 (4.84%) Windows Server
4 40 (3.80%) Windows 10
5 27 (2.56%) Android
6 20 (1.90%) Apple iOS
7 17 (1.61%) Windows Server 2016
8 15 (1.42%) Ubuntu
8 15 (1.42%) Windows Server 2012
9 11 (1.04%) CentOS
10 10 (0.95%) Windows Server 2019
11 9 (0.85%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 8 (0.76%) Unix
13 6 (0.57%) Windows 2000
13 6 (0.57%) Windows Server 2008
14 5 (0.47%) Mac OS X
14 5 (0.47%) Windows 7
15 4 (0.38%) Mac OS
15 4 (0.38%) Mesosphere
16 2 (0.19%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 210 (19.94%) Agile Software Development
2 143 (13.58%) DevOps
3 99 (9.40%) Software Engineering
4 92 (8.74%) Project Management
5 79 (7.50%) Problem-Solving
6 73 (6.93%) Business Intelligence
6 73 (6.93%) Cybersecurity
7 71 (6.74%) Microservices
8 69 (6.55%) Mentoring
9 66 (6.27%) Information Security
10 65 (6.17%) ITIL
10 65 (6.17%) TDD
11 61 (5.79%) CRM
12 59 (5.60%) Migration
13 58 (5.51%) E-Commerce
14 55 (5.22%) Infrastructure as Code
15 54 (5.13%) Threat Management
16 53 (5.03%) Analytics
17 49 (4.65%) Infrastructure Engineering
18 47 (4.46%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 165 (15.67%) Python
2 160 (15.19%) SQL
3 138 (13.11%) JavaScript
4 97 (9.21%) C#
5 93 (8.83%) Java
6 62 (5.89%) PowerShell
7 47 (4.46%) C++
8 42 (3.99%) Bash Shell
9 35 (3.32%) T-SQL
10 28 (2.66%) TypeScript
11 18 (1.71%) Ruby
12 15 (1.42%) C
12 15 (1.42%) PHP
13 14 (1.33%) Kotlin
14 13 (1.23%) Java 8
15 11 (1.04%) Go
16 10 (0.95%) PL/SQL
17 8 (0.76%) Apple Swift
18 7 (0.66%) Objective-C
19 6 (0.57%) X++
Qualifications
1 116 (11.02%) Degree
2 111 (10.54%) Security Cleared
3 84 (7.98%) SC Cleared
4 41 (3.89%) CISSP
5 29 (2.75%) Cisco Certification
6 28 (2.66%) Computer Science Degree
7 23 (2.18%) CISM
8 20 (1.90%) CCNA
8 20 (1.90%) CISA
9 16 (1.52%) DV Cleared
10 13 (1.23%) CRISC
11 12 (1.14%) PhD
12 9 (0.85%) AWS Certification
12 9 (0.85%) CEH
13 8 (0.76%) (ISC)2 CCSP
13 8 (0.76%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
13 8 (0.76%) Microsoft Certification
14 7 (0.66%) CompTIA Security+
14 7 (0.66%) ISO 27001 Lead Auditor
14 7 (0.66%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 32 (3.04%) QA
2 26 (2.47%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 16 (1.52%) GDPR
4 14 (1.33%) PMO
5 6 (0.57%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
6 5 (0.47%) PCI DSS
7 4 (0.38%) ISO 20022
7 4 (0.38%) NIST
7 4 (0.38%) PSD2
7 4 (0.38%) TARGET2
8 3 (0.28%) Cyber Essentials
9 2 (0.19%) COBIT
9 2 (0.19%) Data Quality
9 2 (0.19%) ISO 22301
9 2 (0.19%) SLA
10 1 (0.095%) DO-254
10 1 (0.095%) Dodd-Frank
10 1 (0.095%) EMIR
10 1 (0.095%) IEC 61508
10 1 (0.095%) MiFID
System Software
1 88 (8.36%) Docker
2 75 (7.12%) Active Directory
3 29 (2.75%) VMware Infrastructure
4 7 (0.66%) Virtual Desktop
5 5 (0.47%) VMware ESXi
6 4 (0.38%) Hyper-V
6 4 (0.38%) XenApp
7 3 (0.28%) Virtual Machines
8 2 (0.19%) Citrix Hypervisor
8 2 (0.19%) Firmware
9 1 (0.095%) Active Directory Lightweight Directory Services
9 1 (0.095%) DFS Replication
9 1 (0.095%) Microsoft Virtual Server
9 1 (0.095%) Virtual Servers
9 1 (0.095%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 86 (8.17%) Kubernetes
2 73 (6.93%) Terraform
3 64 (6.08%) Puppet
4 61 (5.79%) Ansible
5 31 (2.94%) Opscode Chef
6 23 (2.18%) SCCM
7 22 (2.09%) Failover Clustering
8 14 (1.33%) Microsoft Intune
8 14 (1.33%) WSUS
9 8 (0.76%) Kibana
9 8 (0.76%) logstash
10 6 (0.57%) CASB
10 6 (0.57%) Single Sign-On
11 5 (0.47%) QRadar
12 4 (0.38%) Automic
12 4 (0.38%) Consul
12 4 (0.38%) Prometheus
12 4 (0.38%) WebSphere Cast Iron
13 2 (0.19%) SCOM
14 1 (0.095%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 211 (20.04%) Microsoft
2 54 (5.13%) VMware
3 40 (3.80%) Cisco
4 38 (3.61%) Oracle
5 31 (2.94%) Google
6 25 (2.37%) Splunk
7 24 (2.28%) Citrix
8 21 (1.99%) Salesforce.com
9 18 (1.71%) iManage
10 14 (1.33%) Capita
10 14 (1.33%) IBM
11 11 (1.04%) CheckPoint
11 11 (1.04%) HP
12 10 (0.95%) Mitel
12 10 (0.95%) Rackspace
13 9 (0.85%) Sun
14 8 (0.76%) CyberArk
14 8 (0.76%) Dynatrace
14 8 (0.76%) Intapp
14 8 (0.76%) Red Hat