Period
to 22 September 2019

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 22 September 2019 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Law
UK
6 months to
22 Sep 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 219 215 291
Rank change year-on-year -4 +76 -103
Permanent jobs citing Law 2,133 2,664 2,139
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 1.53% 1.60% 1.21%
As % of the General category 3.87% 3.71% 2.67%
Number of salaries quoted 1,520 1,841 1,695
UK median annual salary £52,500 £52,500 £52,500
10th Percentile £28,750 £29,250 £28,000
90th Percentile £85,000 £82,500 £77,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.41% +3.75% -5.88%

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 55,114 71,841 80,127
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 39.62% 43.14% 45.35%
Number of salaries quoted 41,268 54,948 58,590
UK median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% -
10th Percentile £31,000 £29,750 £28,750
90th Percentile £92,500 £87,500 £85,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £46,500 £45,000 £43,500
% change year-on-year +3.33% +3.45% -

Law
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for Law in the UK

Law
Salary Trend

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

Salary trend for Law in the UK

Law
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Law over the 6 months to 22 September 2019.

Salary histogram for Law in the UK

Law
Top 18 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 22 September 2019. 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 +1 2,046 £54,000 +2.86% 399
London +28 1,405 £60,000 +4.35% 221
UK excluding London -51 709 £42,500 +2.41% 190
South East +38 210 £36,235 -14.74% 25
North of England -148 173 £42,500 +6.25% 76
South West +35 169 £42,500 +6.25% 31
North West -123 132 £42,500 -4.49% 50
Midlands -45 66 £45,000 +16.88% 35
Scotland -11 55 £45,000 -10.00% 4
West Midlands +4 43 £47,500 +46.15% 25
Yorkshire -25 39 £40,000 +3.90% 24
East Midlands -25 23 £43,500 +3.57% 10
East of England +23 18 £46,750 +3.57% 11
Northern Ireland -1 8 £36,250 -34.09% 3
Isle of Man - 5 £51,000 -
Wales -10 4 £55,000 +10.00% 5
North East +15 2 £37,500 +10.55% 2
Channel Islands - 1 £80,000 -

For the 6 months to 22 September 2019, 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.

1 513 (24.05%) Windows
2 458 (21.47%) Legal
3 413 (19.36%) Microsoft
4 381 (17.86%) Agile Software Development
5 318 (14.91%) Finance
6 304 (14.25%) SQL
7 298 (13.97%) Java
7 298 (13.97%) ITIL
8 293 (13.74%) Microsoft Office
9 282 (13.22%) Python
10 280 (13.13%) Azure
11 279 (13.08%) Active Directory
12 268 (12.56%) DevOps
13 258 (12.10%) AWS
14 231 (10.83%) Office 365
15 226 (10.60%) JavaScript
16 225 (10.55%) Information Security
17 211 (9.89%) Software Engineering
18 196 (9.19%) Windows 10
19 195 (9.14%) Problem-Solving
20 191 (8.95%) Analytics
21 186 (8.72%) Project Management
22 183 (8.58%) Degree
23 175 (8.20%) Citrix
24 174 (8.16%) C#
25 173 (8.11%) Analytical Skills
26 165 (7.74%) iManage
27 164 (7.69%) Management Information System
28 162 (7.59%) .NET
28 162 (7.59%) Windows Server

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
1 119 (5.58%) MS Exchange
2 93 (4.36%) Apache Spark
3 53 (2.48%) Apache Pig
4 42 (1.97%) Skype for Business
5 39 (1.83%) SharePoint
6 34 (1.59%) Exchange Server 2010
7 20 (0.94%) Elasticsearch
7 20 (0.94%) Exchange Server 2013
8 19 (0.89%) IIS
9 16 (0.75%) Apache
9 16 (0.75%) nginx
10 11 (0.52%) Tornado
11 10 (0.47%) CMS
12 9 (0.42%) IPython
12 9 (0.42%) Jupyter
13 7 (0.33%) Apache Solr
13 7 (0.33%) Tomcat
14 5 (0.23%) ColdFusion
14 5 (0.23%) WebSphere
15 4 (0.19%) OpenEdge
Applications
1 293 (13.74%) Microsoft Office
2 84 (3.94%) Microsoft Excel
3 61 (2.86%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 14 (0.66%) MS Visio
5 9 (0.42%) Microsoft Project
6 5 (0.23%) InVision
6 5 (0.23%) Sketch
6 5 (0.23%) S-PLUS
7 4 (0.19%) Photoshop
8 3 (0.14%) Simulink
9 2 (0.094%) Adobe Captivate
9 2 (0.094%) Camtasia
9 2 (0.094%) Spreadsheet
9 2 (0.094%) SPSS
9 2 (0.094%) Stata
10 1 (0.047%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 61 (2.86%) Elite 3E
2 36 (1.69%) Carpe Diem
3 24 (1.13%) Dynamics CRM
4 7 (0.33%) Visualfiles
5 6 (0.28%) Payment Gateway
6 3 (0.14%) Exstream
6 3 (0.14%) Relativity
6 3 (0.14%) Remedy ITSM
7 2 (0.094%) Dynamics NAV
8 1 (0.047%) Cognos Business Intelligence
8 1 (0.047%) Concordance
8 1 (0.047%) DocuMatrix
8 1 (0.047%) Eloqua
8 1 (0.047%) Ringtail
8 1 (0.047%) SAP Oil and Gas
8 1 (0.047%) Veritas eDiscovery
8 1 (0.047%) Workday HCM
Cloud Services
1 280 (13.13%) Azure
2 258 (12.10%) AWS
3 231 (10.83%) Office 365
4 153 (7.17%) GCP
5 138 (6.47%) SaaS
6 65 (3.05%) Serverless
7 53 (2.48%) AWS Lambda
8 46 (2.16%) Power Platform
9 30 (1.41%) AWS CloudFormation
10 28 (1.31%) Amazon ECS
11 17 (0.80%) Cloud Computing
12 16 (0.75%) Azure Active Directory
12 16 (0.75%) PaaS
13 15 (0.70%) Mimecast
14 14 (0.66%) Amazon EC2
15 13 (0.61%) IaaS
16 12 (0.56%) GitHub
17 11 (0.52%) Amazon CloudWatch
17 11 (0.52%) Amazon SQS
17 11 (0.52%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 110 (5.16%) Firewall
2 106 (4.97%) DNS
3 97 (4.55%) TCP/IP
4 84 (3.94%) DHCP
5 74 (3.47%) VPN
6 66 (3.09%) Internet
7 59 (2.77%) WAN
8 58 (2.72%) LAN
9 52 (2.44%) Skype
10 39 (1.83%) Wireless
11 37 (1.73%) Network Security
12 30 (1.41%) VoIP
13 28 (1.31%) HTTP
14 26 (1.22%) SAN
14 26 (1.22%) VLAN
15 18 (0.84%) Cisco ASA
16 17 (0.80%) MPLS
17 16 (0.75%) Remote Desktop
18 15 (0.70%) SMTP
19 14 (0.66%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 142 (6.66%) SQL Server
2 121 (5.67%) Big Data
3 98 (4.59%) Hadoop
4 69 (3.23%) NoSQL
5 64 (3.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 63 (2.95%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 54 (2.53%) Apache Hive
8 52 (2.44%) MongoDB
9 48 (2.25%) HBase
10 47 (2.20%) MySQL
11 46 (2.16%) Power BI
12 39 (1.83%) Data Warehouse
13 38 (1.78%) Sqoop
14 32 (1.50%) PostgreSQL
15 30 (1.41%) Relational Database
15 30 (1.41%) SQL Server 2012
16 26 (1.22%) SQL Server Analysis Services
17 17 (0.80%) Amazon Redshift
18 16 (0.75%) BigQuery
19 15 (0.70%) Flink
Development Applications
1 70 (3.28%) Jenkins
2 63 (2.95%) Git (software)
3 43 (2.02%) Selenium
4 35 (1.64%) TeamCity
5 31 (1.45%) Maven
6 29 (1.36%) JIRA
7 27 (1.27%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 23 (1.08%) GitLab
9 19 (0.89%) Gradle
10 18 (0.84%) Ant
11 17 (0.80%) Calabash
12 15 (0.70%) webpack
13 14 (0.66%) Cucumber
13 14 (0.66%) PostCSS
14 13 (0.61%) Eclipse
14 13 (0.61%) Visual Studio
15 12 (0.56%) Grunt
15 12 (0.56%) PhantomJS
16 11 (0.52%) PHPUnit
16 11 (0.52%) Xcode
General
1 458 (21.47%) Legal
2 318 (14.91%) Finance
3 121 (5.67%) Marketing
4 81 (3.80%) Police
5 68 (3.19%) Local Government
6 66 (3.09%) Banking
7 45 (2.11%) Public Sector
8 43 (2.02%) Retail
9 42 (1.97%) Telecoms
10 34 (1.59%) Fire and Rescue
11 33 (1.55%) Games
12 32 (1.50%) Billing
13 27 (1.27%) Back Office
14 12 (0.56%) Front Office
15 10 (0.47%) Manufacturing
16 8 (0.38%) Financial Institution
17 7 (0.33%) Automotive
17 7 (0.33%) Electronics
18 6 (0.28%) Advertising
19 5 (0.23%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 472 (22.13%) Analyst
2 389 (18.24%) Developer
3 146 (6.84%) Service Analyst
4 134 (6.28%) Service Desk Analyst
5 133 (6.24%) Support Analyst
6 108 (5.06%) Project Manager
7 105 (4.92%) IT Analyst
8 96 (4.50%) Java Developer
9 88 (4.13%) Senior Developer
10 83 (3.89%) IT Manager
11 79 (3.70%) Consultant
11 79 (3.70%) IT Support
12 70 (3.28%) 2nd Line Support
13 68 (3.19%) Support Engineer
14 66 (3.09%) DevOps Engineer
15 65 (3.05%) Software Engineer
16 62 (2.91%) .NET Developer
17 60 (2.81%) IT Support Analyst
17 60 (2.81%) Senior Analyst
18 53 (2.48%) Data Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 162 (7.59%) .NET
2 137 (6.42%) HTML
3 121 (5.67%) CSS
4 112 (5.25%) Node.js
5 71 (3.33%) Kafka
6 61 (2.86%) AngularJS
7 60 (2.81%) React
7 60 (2.81%) Web Services
8 59 (2.77%) REST
9 55 (2.58%) .NET Core
10 54 (2.53%) ASP.NET
11 50 (2.34%) RESTful
12 48 (2.25%) HTML5
13 43 (2.02%) jQuery
13 43 (2.02%) Spring
14 41 (1.92%) XML
15 38 (1.78%) Apache NiFi
16 34 (1.59%) SOAP
17 32 (1.50%) Redux
18 25 (1.17%) Vue.js
Miscellaneous
1 173 (8.11%) Analytical Skills
2 164 (7.69%) Management Information System
3 105 (4.92%) Mobile App
4 94 (4.41%) Self-Motivation
5 79 (3.70%) User Experience
6 78 (3.66%) Greenfield Project
7 61 (2.86%) Algorithms
8 45 (2.11%) Video Conferencing
9 30 (1.41%) Public Cloud
10 29 (1.36%) iPhone
11 26 (1.22%) Blackberry
12 25 (1.17%) Social Media
13 22 (1.03%) Replication
14 21 (0.98%) Enterprise Software
15 20 (0.94%) Smartphone
16 18 (0.84%) Data Centre
17 15 (0.70%) Virtual Team
18 14 (0.66%) Learning Management System
19 13 (0.61%) Linux Command Line
20 12 (0.56%) Data Protection Act
Operating Systems
1 513 (24.05%) Windows
2 196 (9.19%) Windows 10
3 162 (7.59%) Windows Server
4 149 (6.99%) Windows 7
5 136 (6.38%) Android
6 126 (5.91%) Linux
7 113 (5.30%) Windows Server 2012
8 95 (4.45%) Apple iOS
9 57 (2.67%) Unix
10 35 (1.64%) Windows Server 2008
11 19 (0.89%) CentOS
12 18 (0.84%) Windows 8
13 15 (0.70%) Ubuntu
14 9 (0.42%) Windows Vista
15 8 (0.38%) Mac OS
16 6 (0.28%) Mac OS X
17 2 (0.094%) Solaris
17 2 (0.094%) Windows Server 2003
17 2 (0.094%) Windows XP
18 1 (0.047%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 381 (17.86%) Agile Software Development
2 298 (13.97%) ITIL
3 268 (12.56%) DevOps
4 225 (10.55%) Information Security
5 211 (9.89%) Software Engineering
6 195 (9.14%) Problem-Solving
7 191 (8.95%) Analytics
8 186 (8.72%) Project Management
9 147 (6.89%) Machine Learning
9 147 (6.89%) Stakeholder Management
10 136 (6.38%) Microservices
11 134 (6.28%) Business Intelligence
12 131 (6.14%) Document Management
13 126 (5.91%) ISMS
14 125 (5.86%) Security Management
15 124 (5.81%) Information Security Management
16 115 (5.39%) E-Commerce
17 114 (5.34%) Cybersecurity
18 106 (4.97%) Test Automation
19 90 (4.22%) Project Delivery
Programming Languages
1 304 (14.25%) SQL
2 298 (13.97%) Java
3 282 (13.22%) Python
4 226 (10.60%) JavaScript
5 174 (8.16%) C#
6 96 (4.50%) PHP
7 66 (3.09%) PowerShell
8 64 (3.00%) Scala
9 59 (2.77%) T-SQL
10 50 (2.34%) C++
11 46 (2.16%) C
11 46 (2.16%) Ruby
12 42 (1.97%) ES6
13 31 (1.45%) R
14 30 (1.41%) Bash Shell
15 28 (1.31%) Kotlin
16 27 (1.27%) VBA
17 26 (1.22%) Java 8
18 22 (1.03%) Go
18 22 (1.03%) Perl
Qualifications
1 183 (8.58%) Degree
2 114 (5.34%) Security Cleared
3 51 (2.39%) Microsoft Certification
4 45 (2.11%) ITIL Certification
5 36 (1.69%) CISSP
6 35 (1.64%) Cisco Certification
7 33 (1.55%) MCSE
8 32 (1.50%) SC Cleared
9 28 (1.31%) CCNA
10 27 (1.27%) CCNP
11 25 (1.17%) CISM
12 23 (1.08%) PMP
13 22 (1.03%) DV Cleared
14 21 (0.98%) Computer Science Degree
14 21 (0.98%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
15 16 (0.75%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
15 16 (0.75%) PMI Certification
15 16 (0.75%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
16 12 (0.56%) CEH
16 12 (0.56%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 130 (6.09%) SLA
2 98 (4.59%) GDPR
3 96 (4.50%) QA
4 78 (3.66%) PMO
5 49 (2.30%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 26 (1.22%) NIST
7 25 (1.17%) Data Quality
8 21 (0.98%) Cyber Essentials
9 19 (0.89%) PCI DSS
10 12 (0.56%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
11 9 (0.42%) COBIT
12 6 (0.28%) SAS 70
13 5 (0.23%) ISO/IEC 17025
14 4 (0.19%) HMG Security Policy Framework
15 3 (0.14%) HIPAA
16 2 (0.094%) ISO 22301
16 2 (0.094%) NIST 800
16 2 (0.094%) P3O
16 2 (0.094%) Solvency II
16 2 (0.094%) Val IT
System Software
1 279 (13.08%) Active Directory
2 115 (5.39%) Docker
3 85 (3.98%) VMware Infrastructure
4 38 (1.78%) Apache ZooKeeper
5 37 (1.73%) Hyper-V
6 35 (1.64%) XenApp
7 32 (1.50%) XenDesktop
8 28 (1.31%) VMware ESXi
9 19 (0.89%) Virtual Desktop
10 12 (0.56%) Firmware
10 12 (0.56%) Virtual Machines
11 11 (0.52%) vSphere
12 8 (0.38%) Terminal Services
13 7 (0.33%) Virtual Servers
14 6 (0.28%) Microsoft App-V
15 5 (0.23%) BitLocker
16 4 (0.19%) Citrix Hypervisor
17 2 (0.094%) Microsoft Virtual Server
18 1 (0.047%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 98 (4.59%) Kubernetes
2 94 (4.41%) Ansible
3 70 (3.28%) SCCM
4 58 (2.72%) Opscode Chef
5 57 (2.67%) Puppet
5 57 (2.67%) Terraform
6 38 (1.78%) Oozie
7 35 (1.64%) Cisco CUCM
8 11 (0.52%) DameWare
8 11 (0.52%) Microsoft Intune
8 11 (0.52%) WSUS
9 10 (0.47%) FTK
10 9 (0.42%) EnCase
11 8 (0.38%) Nagios
12 7 (0.33%) Ambari
12 7 (0.33%) Jamf Pro
13 6 (0.28%) AirWatch
14 4 (0.19%) Kibana
14 4 (0.19%) SCSM
15 3 (0.14%) logstash
Vendors
1 413 (19.36%) Microsoft
2 175 (8.20%) Citrix
3 165 (7.74%) iManage
4 143 (6.70%) VMware
5 119 (5.58%) Sony
6 109 (5.11%) Cisco
7 106 (4.97%) Google
8 70 (3.28%) ServiceNow
9 68 (3.19%) Splunk
10 60 (2.81%) Capita
11 52 (2.44%) Cloudera
12 36 (1.69%) Salesforce.com
13 35 (1.64%) Intapp
14 31 (1.45%) Dell
15 30 (1.41%) Oracle
16 28 (1.31%) HP
17 27 (1.27%) CyberArk
18 26 (1.22%) Symantec
19 21 (0.98%) Aderant
19 21 (0.98%) Apple