Period
to 26 April 2018

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 26 April 2018 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Law
UK
6 months to
26 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 199 282 183
Rank change year-on-year +83 -99 +29
Permanent jobs citing Law 3,000 1,943 3,899
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 1.70% 1.14% 1.90%
As % of the General category 4.08% 2.76% 4.29%
Number of salaries quoted 2,124 1,602 3,305
UK median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - -4.76% +10.53%
10th Percentile £31,250 £27,000 £29,250
90th Percentile £77,500 £75,000 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year +6.25% -5.88% +11.84%

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 73,455 70,343 90,850
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 41.54% 41.39% 44.38%
Number of salaries quoted 57,600 56,502 73,756
UK median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
10th Percentile £30,000 £28,750 £28,500
90th Percentile £85,000 £85,000 £82,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £43,000 £43,000
% change year-on-year +4.65% - +1.18%

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 26 April 2018.

Salary histogram for Law in the UK

Law
Top 16 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 26 April 2018. 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 +93 2,924 £50,000 - 750
London +38 1,854 £55,000 +1.85% 454
UK excluding London +198 1,127 £42,500 +6.25% 321
North of England +131 457 £45,000 +12.50% 120
North West +136 355 £40,000 - 78
South East +154 268 £42,500 +6.25% 57
South West +128 175 £40,000 +14.29% 33
Midlands +49 124 £42,500 - 64
Yorkshire +47 84 £45,000 +28.57% 37
East Midlands +42 72 £43,750 +2.94% 24
West Midlands +16 52 £37,500 +2.74% 39
East of England -32 50 £55,000 +10.00% 22
Scotland -31 38 £47,500 +46.15% 17
North East -46 18 £46,944 +26.66% 5
Wales +11 16 £42,500 +14.86% 7
Northern Ireland +13 6 £42,500 -27.66% 1

For the 6 months to 26 April 2018, 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.

1 940 (31.33%) Legal
2 845 (28.17%) Finance
3 713 (23.77%) Windows
4 617 (20.57%) Microsoft
5 575 (19.17%) Agile Software Development
6 510 (17.00%) SQL
7 471 (15.70%) Microsoft Office
8 444 (14.80%) Banking
9 430 (14.33%) ITIL
10 418 (13.93%) Risk Management
11 363 (12.10%) Active Directory
12 349 (11.63%) Investment Banking
12 349 (11.63%) Wealth Management
13 307 (10.23%) C#
14 297 (9.90%) Degree
15 282 (9.40%) Java
16 278 (9.27%) iManage
17 273 (9.10%) Windows 7
18 268 (8.93%) JavaScript
19 267 (8.90%) Project Management
20 259 (8.63%) SQL Server
21 254 (8.47%) VMware
22 239 (7.97%) .NET
23 234 (7.80%) Problem-Solving
24 230 (7.67%) Citrix
25 220 (7.33%) Analytical Skills
26 209 (6.97%) Windows Server
27 205 (6.83%) Information Security
28 203 (6.77%) DevOps
29 194 (6.47%) Microsoft Azure

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
1 124 (4.13%) SharePoint
2 112 (3.73%) Skype for Business
3 107 (3.57%) MS Exchange
4 77 (2.57%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 71 (2.37%) Exchange Server 2013
6 45 (1.50%) Exchange Server 2010
7 40 (1.33%) Tomcat
8 39 (1.30%) Confluence
8 39 (1.30%) JBoss
9 38 (1.27%) WebSphere
10 37 (1.23%) IIS
11 31 (1.03%) Apache
11 31 (1.03%) Apache Spark
12 27 (0.90%) CMS
13 24 (0.80%) Elasticsearch
14 18 (0.60%) SharePoint 2013
15 15 (0.50%) WebLogic
16 14 (0.47%) Drupal
17 11 (0.37%) CICS
18 10 (0.33%) Jetty
Applications
1 471 (15.70%) Microsoft Office
2 141 (4.70%) Microsoft Excel
3 112 (3.73%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 55 (1.83%) MS Visio
5 26 (0.87%) Microsoft Project
6 25 (0.83%) Camtasia
7 23 (0.77%) Adobe Captivate
8 20 (0.67%) Acrobat
9 10 (0.33%) InfoPath
10 7 (0.23%) Spreadsheet
11 5 (0.17%) Photoshop
12 3 (0.10%) Adobe Creative Suite
12 3 (0.10%) Adobe Illustrator
12 3 (0.10%) Autodesk Inventor
13 2 (0.067%) Adobe Premiere
13 2 (0.067%) AutoCAD
13 2 (0.067%) EngageOne
13 2 (0.067%) QuarkXPress
13 2 (0.067%) Snagit
13 2 (0.067%) SOLIDWORKS
Business Applications
1 120 (4.00%) Elite 3E
2 33 (1.10%) Carpe Diem
3 27 (0.90%) Visualfiles
4 25 (0.83%) Concordance
4 25 (0.83%) Relativity
5 23 (0.77%) Dynamics CRM
6 18 (0.60%) Ringtail
7 7 (0.23%) Veritas eDiscovery
8 6 (0.20%) Magento
9 4 (0.13%) Payment Gateway
9 4 (0.13%) PeopleSoft HCM
10 3 (0.10%) Adobe Campaign
10 3 (0.10%) CaseMap
10 3 (0.10%) LexisNexis TimeMap
10 3 (0.10%) WebTrends
11 2 (0.067%) assyst
11 2 (0.067%) BusinessWorks
11 2 (0.067%) Dynamics AX
11 2 (0.067%) Exstream
11 2 (0.067%) Primavera
Cloud Services
1 194 (6.47%) Microsoft Azure
2 161 (5.37%) Office 365
3 159 (5.30%) Amazon AWS
4 93 (3.10%) SaaS
5 71 (2.37%) Mimecast
6 37 (1.23%) Google Cloud Platform
7 36 (1.20%) Cloud Computing
8 31 (1.03%) IaaS
9 22 (0.73%) PaaS
10 20 (0.67%) OpenShift
11 18 (0.60%) Dynamics 365
12 11 (0.37%) Adobe Analytics
13 9 (0.30%) Serverless
14 6 (0.20%) Virtual Private Cloud
15 5 (0.17%) BrowserStack
15 5 (0.17%) Google Analytics
16 4 (0.13%) Amazon S3
16 4 (0.13%) Azure Active Directory
17 3 (0.10%) iTunes
17 3 (0.10%) NuGet
Communications & Networking
1 142 (4.73%) Firewall
2 129 (4.30%) Skype
3 92 (3.07%) SAN
4 77 (2.57%) WAN
5 76 (2.53%) LAN
6 75 (2.50%) VPN
7 68 (2.27%) TCP/IP
8 55 (1.83%) Network Security
9 50 (1.67%) DHCP
9 50 (1.67%) DNS
10 45 (1.50%) Intrusion Detection
11 40 (1.33%) NAS
11 40 (1.33%) VLAN
12 38 (1.27%) VoIP
13 36 (1.20%) Internet
13 36 (1.20%) Unified Communications
13 36 (1.20%) Wireless
14 30 (1.00%) WLAN
15 29 (0.97%) Intranet
15 29 (0.97%) WebEx
Database & Business Intelligence
1 259 (8.63%) SQL Server
2 109 (3.63%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 93 (3.10%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 66 (2.20%) Big Data
5 63 (2.10%) NoSQL
6 56 (1.87%) Hadoop
6 56 (1.87%) Relational Database
7 46 (1.53%) MongoDB
8 45 (1.50%) Data Warehouse
8 45 (1.50%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 43 (1.43%) SQL Server 2008
10 36 (1.20%) MySQL
11 35 (1.17%) Power BI
12 31 (1.03%) PostgreSQL
13 19 (0.63%) RDBMS
14 17 (0.57%) DB2
14 17 (0.57%) Oracle Database
15 16 (0.53%) Apache Cassandra
15 16 (0.53%) Redis
16 13 (0.43%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 87 (2.90%) Jenkins
2 70 (2.33%) Selenium
3 65 (2.17%) JIRA
4 62 (2.07%) Visual Studio
5 60 (2.00%) Git (software)
6 51 (1.70%) TeamCity
7 35 (1.17%) SpecFlow
8 33 (1.10%) Maven
9 32 (1.07%) Team Foundation Server
9 32 (1.07%) WebDriver
10 30 (1.00%) Octopus Deploy
11 25 (0.83%) Cucumber
12 23 (0.77%) NUnit
13 22 (0.73%) Bitbucket
14 21 (0.70%) SoapUI
14 21 (0.70%) Sonatype Nexus
15 20 (0.67%) CA Release Automation
16 19 (0.63%) Eclipse
17 18 (0.60%) JUnit
18 17 (0.57%) Subversion
General
1 940 (31.33%) Legal
2 845 (28.17%) Finance
3 444 (14.80%) Banking
4 349 (11.63%) Investment Banking
5 93 (3.10%) Marketing
6 80 (2.67%) Retail
7 64 (2.13%) Telecoms
8 53 (1.77%) Games
8 53 (1.77%) Military
9 47 (1.57%) Back Office
10 34 (1.13%) Advertising
11 32 (1.07%) Financial Institution
12 23 (0.77%) Manufacturing
13 21 (0.70%) Pharmaceutical
13 21 (0.70%) Publishing
14 20 (0.67%) Retail Banking
15 18 (0.60%) Billing
16 12 (0.40%) Corporate Banking
17 10 (0.33%) Multimedia
18 7 (0.23%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 799 (26.63%) Analyst
2 527 (17.57%) Developer
3 188 (6.27%) Support Analyst
4 172 (5.73%) Service Analyst
5 163 (5.43%) Service Desk Analyst
6 151 (5.03%) Project Manager
7 146 (4.87%) Business Analyst
8 124 (4.13%) Senior Analyst
9 115 (3.83%) Consultant
10 112 (3.73%) Trainer
11 110 (3.67%) IT Analyst
12 87 (2.90%) .NET Developer
13 84 (2.80%) IT Trainer
14 81 (2.70%) Java Developer
15 76 (2.53%) Senior Developer
16 67 (2.23%) IT Support
17 66 (2.20%) Legal Analyst
18 65 (2.17%) 2nd Line Support
18 65 (2.17%) IT Manager
18 65 (2.17%) Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 239 (7.97%) .NET
2 176 (5.87%) Web Services
3 167 (5.57%) HTML
4 147 (4.90%) CSS
5 132 (4.40%) AngularJS
6 89 (2.97%) React
6 89 (2.97%) RESTful
7 86 (2.87%) XML
8 80 (2.67%) Node.js
9 72 (2.40%) .NET Framework
10 68 (2.27%) ASP.NET Web API
11 63 (2.10%) Spring
12 60 (2.00%) HTML5
13 59 (1.97%) REST
14 56 (1.87%) WCF
15 48 (1.60%) jQuery
16 44 (1.47%) ASP.NET
17 43 (1.43%) JSON
18 42 (1.40%) SOAP
19 40 (1.33%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 220 (7.33%) Analytical Skills
2 152 (5.07%) Management Information System
3 145 (4.83%) Computer Science
4 123 (4.10%) Blackberry
5 107 (3.57%) Greenfield Project
6 93 (3.10%) User Experience
7 81 (2.70%) Self-Motivation
8 77 (2.57%) Data Centre
9 74 (2.47%) Fintech
10 69 (2.30%) e-Learning
11 68 (2.27%) iPhone
11 68 (2.27%) Mobile App
12 34 (1.13%) Algorithms
13 32 (1.07%) Video Conferencing
14 31 (1.03%) Enterprise Software
14 31 (1.03%) HP StoreVirtual
15 30 (1.00%) PMI
16 27 (0.90%) iPad
17 26 (0.87%) Digital Media
18 25 (0.83%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 713 (23.77%) Windows
2 273 (9.10%) Windows 7
3 209 (6.97%) Windows Server
4 187 (6.23%) Linux
5 160 (5.33%) Windows 10
6 134 (4.47%) Windows Server 2008
7 122 (4.07%) Windows Server 2012
8 97 (3.23%) Unix
9 84 (2.80%) Android
10 50 (1.67%) Apple iOS
11 24 (0.80%) Windows 8
12 20 (0.67%) Windows Server 2003
13 16 (0.53%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 13 (0.43%) Mac OS
14 13 (0.43%) Windows XP
15 11 (0.37%) Mac OS X
16 10 (0.33%) AIX
16 10 (0.33%) CentOS
17 8 (0.27%) Windows Phone
17 8 (0.27%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 575 (19.17%) Agile Software Development
2 430 (14.33%) ITIL
3 418 (13.93%) Risk Management
4 349 (11.63%) Wealth Management
5 267 (8.90%) Project Management
6 234 (7.80%) Problem-Solving
7 205 (6.83%) Information Security
8 203 (6.77%) DevOps
9 167 (5.57%) Scrum
9 167 (5.57%) Stakeholder Management
10 163 (5.43%) Document Management
11 156 (5.20%) CRM
12 151 (5.03%) Software Engineering
12 151 (5.03%) TDD
13 141 (4.70%) PRINCE2
14 136 (4.53%) Change Management
14 136 (4.53%) Service Management
15 129 (4.30%) Business Intelligence
16 126 (4.20%) Analytics
17 123 (4.10%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 510 (17.00%) SQL
2 307 (10.23%) C#
3 282 (9.40%) Java
4 268 (8.93%) JavaScript
5 143 (4.77%) Python
6 99 (3.30%) PowerShell
7 88 (2.93%) T-SQL
8 57 (1.90%) Ruby
9 53 (1.77%) C
10 51 (1.70%) PHP
11 45 (1.50%) C++
12 37 (1.23%) VBA
13 32 (1.07%) Perl
14 28 (0.93%) VB
15 25 (0.83%) Java 8
15 25 (0.83%) R
16 23 (0.77%) Go
16 23 (0.77%) Scala
17 22 (0.73%) Bash Shell
17 22 (0.73%) ES6
Qualifications
1 297 (9.90%) Degree
2 82 (2.73%) Computer Science Degree
3 80 (2.67%) CISSP
4 77 (2.57%) Security Cleared
5 71 (2.37%) Microsoft Certification
6 66 (2.20%) Cisco Certification
6 66 (2.20%) ITIL Certification
7 55 (1.83%) SC Cleared
8 52 (1.73%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
9 51 (1.70%) CISM
10 49 (1.63%) ISEB
10 49 (1.63%) PMI Certification
11 48 (1.60%) MCSE
12 45 (1.50%) CCNA
13 43 (1.43%) CCNP
14 41 (1.37%) CISA
15 40 (1.33%) PMP
16 27 (0.90%) Master's Degree
17 22 (0.73%) ISEB Practitioner
18 21 (0.70%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 164 (5.47%) QA
2 141 (4.70%) SLA
3 107 (3.57%) GDPR
4 77 (2.57%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 76 (2.53%) PMO
6 24 (0.80%) Cyber Essentials
7 18 (0.60%) COBIT
8 17 (0.57%) PCI DSS
9 16 (0.53%) Data Quality
10 14 (0.47%) GCP
10 14 (0.47%) ISO 9001
11 12 (0.40%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
12 9 (0.30%) PSD2
13 7 (0.23%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
14 6 (0.20%) GPG13
15 4 (0.13%) DO-254
15 4 (0.13%) PMBOK
16 3 (0.10%) COSO
16 3 (0.10%) Sarbanes-Oxley
16 3 (0.10%) Solvency II
System Software
1 363 (12.10%) Active Directory
2 169 (5.63%) VMware Infrastructure
3 92 (3.07%) Docker
4 70 (2.33%) XenApp
5 58 (1.93%) Hyper-V
6 52 (1.73%) VMware ESXi
7 49 (1.63%) XenDesktop
8 42 (1.40%) vSphere
9 39 (1.30%) DFS Replication
10 27 (0.90%) Virtual Machines
11 7 (0.23%) Firmware
11 7 (0.23%) Virtual Desktop
12 6 (0.20%) Snort
13 5 (0.17%) VMware Server
14 3 (0.10%) BitLocker
15 2 (0.067%) PowerHA
15 2 (0.067%) Time Sharing Option
15 2 (0.067%) Tivoli Directory Server
15 2 (0.067%) Virtual Servers
16 1 (0.033%) KVM
Systems Management
1 79 (2.63%) Opscode Chef
2 66 (2.20%) SCCM
3 60 (2.00%) Kubernetes
4 57 (1.90%) Ansible
5 52 (1.73%) Puppet
6 26 (0.87%) Terraform
7 23 (0.77%) vCenter Server
8 22 (0.73%) SCOM
9 12 (0.40%) AirWatch
10 10 (0.33%) BladeLogic
11 9 (0.30%) Cisco CUCM
12 8 (0.27%) HP Quality Center
13 7 (0.23%) CA Wily
13 7 (0.23%) SCOrch
14 6 (0.20%) Nagios
15 5 (0.17%) Norton AntiVirus
15 5 (0.17%) Packer
15 5 (0.17%) Salt
16 4 (0.13%) CSIRT
16 4 (0.13%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 617 (20.57%) Microsoft
2 278 (9.27%) iManage
3 254 (8.47%) VMware
4 230 (7.67%) Citrix
5 145 (4.83%) Cisco
6 110 (3.67%) Aderant
7 86 (2.87%) HP
8 85 (2.83%) Oracle
9 73 (2.43%) Adobe
10 70 (2.33%) Intapp
11 56 (1.87%) Google
12 48 (1.60%) NetApp
13 45 (1.50%) IBM
14 40 (1.33%) Apple
14 40 (1.33%) Xerox
15 34 (1.13%) Salesforce.com
16 31 (1.03%) SAP
17 29 (0.97%) LexisNexis
18 23 (0.77%) Red Hat
18 23 (0.77%) ServiceNow