Period
to 5 August 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 5 August 2020 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Law
UK
6 months to
5 Aug 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 131 222 217
Rank change year-on-year +91 -5 +91
Permanent jobs citing Law 1,632 2,190 2,786
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 2.47% 1.53% 1.63%
As % of the General category 6.27% 3.85% 3.76%
Number of salaries quoted 1,387 1,677 2,013
Median annual salary £52,500 £57,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -8.70% +15.00% -4.76%
10th Percentile £31,250 £30,000 £29,750
90th Percentile £82,500 £87,500 £80,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +17.65% +6.25% -

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 26,008 56,863 74,060
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 39.37% 39.77% 43.20%
Number of salaries quoted 19,915 42,803 56,749
Median annual salary £60,000 £55,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +9.09% +4.76% +5.00%
10th Percentile £32,500 £31,250 £29,000
90th Percentile £97,500 £90,000 £86,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £46,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +7.53% +3.33% +5.88%

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 5 August 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 5 August 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 +87 1,562 £52,500 -8.70% 91
UK excluding London +212 821 £50,000 +17.65% 56
London +17 784 £65,000 +4.00% 37
North of England +244 314 £50,000 +11.11% 26
North West +181 238 £50,000 +11.11% 21
Midlands +221 237 £45,250 +0.56% 8
Work from Home +109 129 £50,000 -25.93% 15
East Midlands +133 121 £45,000 +20.00% 4
West Midlands +156 109 £50,000 +11.11% 4
East of England +171 89 £50,000 +5.82% 7
South East +15 82 £50,000 +37.99% 6
Yorkshire +155 74 £45,000 +12.50% 5
South West +41 71 £50,000 +17.65% 5
Scotland +94 34 £45,000 - 2
Northern Ireland +27 8 £55,000 +51.72%
Wales +37 6 £37,239 -32.29% 2
North East +24 2 £20,000 -46.67%

For the 6 months to 5 August 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.

1 342 (20.96%) Microsoft
2 340 (20.83%) Legal
3 333 (20.40%) Agile Software Development
4 280 (17.16%) Finance
5 279 (17.10%) SQL
6 263 (16.12%) Windows
7 243 (14.89%) Azure
8 231 (14.15%) AWS
9 219 (13.42%) Python
10 189 (11.58%) JavaScript
11 180 (11.03%) Security Cleared
12 178 (10.91%) DevOps
13 173 (10.60%) C#
14 166 (10.17%) SQL Server
15 165 (10.11%) Degree
16 135 (8.27%) SC Cleared
16 135 (8.27%) Office 365
17 134 (8.21%) Problem-Solving
17 134 (8.21%) Linux
17 134 (8.21%) ITIL
17 134 (8.21%) Project Management
18 133 (8.15%) .NET
19 123 (7.54%) Java
20 121 (7.41%) Active Directory
21 114 (6.99%) Software Engineering
22 109 (6.68%) SaaS
23 104 (6.37%) Business Intelligence
23 104 (6.37%) Information Security
24 103 (6.31%) Microsoft Office
24 103 (6.31%) Analytical Skills

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 62 (3.80%) SharePoint
2 38 (2.33%) IIS
3 37 (2.27%) MS Exchange
4 15 (0.92%) Skype for Business
5 13 (0.80%) Elasticsearch
6 10 (0.61%) CMS
7 9 (0.55%) SharePoint Server
8 8 (0.49%) Exchange Server 2010
9 6 (0.37%) Apache
9 6 (0.37%) Oracle SOA Suite
10 5 (0.31%) Jupyter
11 4 (0.25%) EPiServer
11 4 (0.25%) Tomcat
12 3 (0.18%) Apache Spark
12 3 (0.18%) BizTalk Server
13 2 (0.12%) nginx
13 2 (0.12%) SharePoint 2013
14 1 (0.061%) Apache Solr
14 1 (0.061%) Oracle Service Bus
14 1 (0.061%) Sitefinity
Applications
1 103 (6.31%) Microsoft Office
2 45 (2.76%) Microsoft Excel
3 26 (1.59%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 18 (1.10%) Microsoft Project
5 11 (0.67%) MS Visio
6 3 (0.18%) Adobe Captivate
7 2 (0.12%) Simulink
8 1 (0.061%) Adobe Premiere
8 1 (0.061%) Stateflow
Business Applications
1 84 (5.15%) Dynamics AX
2 43 (2.63%) Dynamics CRM
3 24 (1.47%) Elite 3E
4 23 (1.41%) Oracle ERP
5 19 (1.16%) Magento
6 15 (0.92%) Shopify
7 13 (0.80%) Oracle EBS
8 11 (0.67%) Oracle General Ledger
8 11 (0.67%) Oracle Payables
8 11 (0.67%) Oracle Receivables
9 10 (0.61%) Carpe Diem
10 9 (0.55%) Oracle Assets
11 8 (0.49%) Oracle Cash Management
12 7 (0.43%) Payment Gateway
12 7 (0.43%) Workday HCM
13 6 (0.37%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
14 5 (0.31%) Oracle EBS R12
14 5 (0.31%) Oracle Financials
14 5 (0.31%) Relativity
15 3 (0.18%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 243 (14.89%) Azure
2 231 (14.15%) AWS
3 135 (8.27%) Office 365
4 109 (6.68%) SaaS
5 84 (5.15%) Power Platform
6 71 (4.35%) Dynamics 365
7 53 (3.25%) Serverless
8 52 (3.19%) GCP
9 48 (2.94%) AWS Lambda
10 44 (2.70%) PaaS
11 34 (2.08%) IaaS
12 24 (1.47%) Amazon S3
13 22 (1.35%) Mimecast
14 16 (0.98%) AWS CloudFormation
14 16 (0.98%) Azure Active Directory
14 16 (0.98%) GitHub
15 14 (0.86%) Amazon ECS
16 13 (0.80%) Cloud Computing
16 13 (0.80%) Logic Apps
17 12 (0.74%) AWS CodeCommit
Communications & Networking
1 72 (4.41%) Firewall
2 58 (3.55%) DNS
3 50 (3.06%) LAN
4 45 (2.76%) Internet
5 41 (2.51%) Wireless
6 39 (2.39%) WAN
7 31 (1.90%) TCP/IP
8 29 (1.78%) DHCP
8 29 (1.78%) Network Security
8 29 (1.78%) VPN
9 23 (1.41%) Wi-Fi
10 17 (1.04%) Skype
11 14 (0.86%) Intranet
12 12 (0.74%) Intrusion Detection
12 12 (0.74%) WLAN
13 11 (0.67%) BGP
14 10 (0.61%) EIGRP
15 9 (0.55%) OSPF
15 9 (0.55%) Unified Communications
15 9 (0.55%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 166 (10.17%) SQL Server
2 94 (5.76%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 84 (5.15%) Power BI
4 74 (4.53%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 28 (1.72%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 27 (1.65%) PostgreSQL
7 26 (1.59%) Data Warehouse
8 25 (1.53%) Big Data
9 22 (1.35%) Amazon DynamoDB
10 21 (1.29%) SQL Server 2008
10 21 (1.29%) SQL Server 2019
11 19 (1.16%) NoSQL
12 16 (0.98%) MySQL
12 16 (0.98%) SQL Server 2014
13 15 (0.92%) SQL Server 2012
14 12 (0.74%) Amazon Athena
15 11 (0.67%) SQL Server 2005
16 9 (0.55%) Relational Database
16 9 (0.55%) SQL Server 2016
17 7 (0.43%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 62 (3.80%) Jenkins
2 49 (3.00%) Git (software)
3 25 (1.53%) Visual Studio
4 22 (1.35%) TeamCity
5 17 (1.04%) GitLab
5 17 (1.04%) Selenium
6 11 (0.67%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 9 (0.55%) Octopus Deploy
8 8 (0.49%) Team Foundation Server
9 7 (0.43%) CircleCI
9 7 (0.43%) Cucumber
9 7 (0.43%) JIRA
9 7 (0.43%) SpecFlow
10 6 (0.37%) PhpStorm
10 6 (0.37%) Postman
10 6 (0.37%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
11 5 (0.31%) Bitbucket
11 5 (0.31%) Subversion
12 4 (0.25%) Oracle Forms
12 4 (0.25%) REST Assured
General
1 340 (20.83%) Legal
2 280 (17.16%) Finance
3 63 (3.86%) Marketing
4 48 (2.94%) Back Office
4 48 (2.94%) Banking
5 44 (2.70%) Police
6 33 (2.02%) Games
7 27 (1.65%) Manufacturing
8 26 (1.59%) Local Government
9 25 (1.53%) Retail
10 23 (1.41%) Military
11 22 (1.35%) General Ledger
12 17 (1.04%) Public Sector
13 16 (0.98%) Financial Institution
14 14 (0.86%) Electronics
15 9 (0.55%) Advertising
15 9 (0.55%) Aerospace
16 8 (0.49%) Billing
17 6 (0.37%) Fire and Rescue
18 5 (0.31%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 332 (20.34%) Developer
2 223 (13.66%) Analyst
3 107 (6.56%) Consultant
4 71 (4.35%) Senior Developer
5 63 (3.86%) Software Engineer
6 61 (3.74%) AWS Engineer
7 58 (3.55%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 47 (2.88%) Project Manager
9 45 (2.76%) DevOps Engineer
10 44 (2.70%) IT Support
11 41 (2.51%) Architect
11 41 (2.51%) Support Engineer
12 40 (2.45%) C# Developer
12 40 (2.45%) DBA
13 39 (2.39%) IT Manager
14 38 (2.33%) Administrator
14 38 (2.33%) IT Analyst
14 38 (2.33%) SQL DBA
15 37 (2.27%) .NET Developer
16 36 (2.21%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 133 (8.15%) .NET
2 91 (5.58%) HTML
3 83 (5.09%) CSS
4 80 (4.90%) Node.js
5 67 (4.11%) Web Services
6 54 (3.31%) React
7 49 (3.00%) AngularJS
8 38 (2.33%) ASP.NET
9 34 (2.08%) REST
10 33 (2.02%) .NET Framework
10 33 (2.02%) HTML5
11 26 (1.59%) RESTful
12 25 (1.53%) SOAP
13 24 (1.47%) Vue.js
14 22 (1.35%) CSS3
14 22 (1.35%) jQuery
15 20 (1.23%) JSON
16 18 (1.10%) .NET Core
16 18 (1.10%) COM
17 17 (1.04%) React Native
Miscellaneous
1 103 (6.31%) Analytical Skills
2 64 (3.92%) Cybercrime
3 62 (3.80%) Management Information System
4 40 (2.45%) Greenfield Project
5 33 (2.02%) Data Structures
6 31 (1.90%) Mobile App
6 31 (1.90%) User Experience
7 29 (1.78%) Self-Motivation
8 22 (1.35%) Replication
9 20 (1.23%) Enterprise Software
10 18 (1.10%) Social Media
11 17 (1.04%) Data Centre
12 15 (0.92%) Cloud Native
12 15 (0.92%) Clustering
13 12 (0.74%) Cyberthreat
13 12 (0.74%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
14 11 (0.67%) Linux Command Line
14 11 (0.67%) Public Cloud
15 10 (0.61%) Hybrid Cloud
16 9 (0.55%) Security Operations Centre
Operating Systems
1 263 (16.12%) Windows
2 134 (8.21%) Linux
3 103 (6.31%) Windows Server
4 68 (4.17%) Windows 10
5 21 (1.29%) Android
5 21 (1.29%) Windows Server 2012
5 21 (1.29%) Windows Server 2016
6 15 (0.92%) Apple iOS
7 11 (0.67%) Windows Server 2008
8 10 (0.61%) Unix
8 10 (0.61%) Windows 7
9 9 (0.55%) Windows Server 2019
10 8 (0.49%) Ubuntu
11 6 (0.37%) Mac OS
12 5 (0.31%) Windows 2000
12 5 (0.31%) Windows Phone
13 4 (0.25%) CentOS
13 4 (0.25%) Mesosphere
13 4 (0.25%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 3 (0.18%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 333 (20.40%) Agile Software Development
2 178 (10.91%) DevOps
3 134 (8.21%) ITIL
3 134 (8.21%) Problem-Solving
3 134 (8.21%) Project Management
4 114 (6.99%) Software Engineering
5 104 (6.37%) Business Intelligence
5 104 (6.37%) Information Security
6 94 (5.76%) Mentoring
7 93 (5.70%) Analytics
8 84 (5.15%) Stakeholder Management
9 80 (4.90%) Requirements Gathering
10 79 (4.84%) Migration
11 73 (4.47%) Cybersecurity
12 72 (4.41%) Risk Management
13 71 (4.35%) CRM
14 70 (4.29%) Machine Learning
15 69 (4.23%) Computer Science
15 69 (4.23%) E-Commerce
16 67 (4.11%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 279 (17.10%) SQL
2 219 (13.42%) Python
3 189 (11.58%) JavaScript
4 173 (10.60%) C#
5 123 (7.54%) Java
6 101 (6.19%) PowerShell
7 66 (4.04%) T-SQL
8 49 (3.00%) C++
9 35 (2.14%) Bash Shell
10 34 (2.08%) C
11 29 (1.78%) TypeScript
12 27 (1.65%) Go
12 27 (1.65%) Ruby
13 25 (1.53%) X++
14 22 (1.35%) PHP
15 12 (0.74%) Scala
16 11 (0.67%) Java 8
17 10 (0.61%) PL/SQL
18 8 (0.49%) Perl
18 8 (0.49%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 180 (11.03%) Security Cleared
2 165 (10.11%) Degree
3 135 (8.27%) SC Cleared
4 61 (3.74%) CISSP
5 47 (2.88%) CISM
6 46 (2.82%) Cisco Certification
7 43 (2.63%) DV Cleared
8 35 (2.14%) CCNA
9 33 (2.02%) CISA
10 31 (1.90%) Computer Science Degree
11 25 (1.53%) Microsoft Certification
12 17 (1.04%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
13 15 (0.92%) MCSE
13 15 (0.92%) PRINCE2 Certification
14 12 (0.74%) CEH
14 12 (0.74%) Master's Degree
15 11 (0.67%) CRISC
16 10 (0.61%) PhD
16 10 (0.61%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
17 9 (0.55%) Network+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 72 (4.41%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 52 (3.19%) GDPR
2 52 (3.19%) QA
3 29 (1.78%) PMO
4 15 (0.92%) Cyber Essentials
5 14 (0.86%) SLA
6 8 (0.49%) COBIT
6 8 (0.49%) ISO 9001
6 8 (0.49%) PCI DSS
7 6 (0.37%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
8 4 (0.25%) Def Stans
8 4 (0.25%) ISO 22301
9 3 (0.18%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
9 3 (0.18%) Data Quality
9 3 (0.18%) MISRA
9 3 (0.18%) MISRA C
9 3 (0.18%) NIST
9 3 (0.18%) Sarbanes-Oxley
10 2 (0.12%) GLBA
10 2 (0.12%) HIPAA
System Software
1 121 (7.41%) Active Directory
2 98 (6.00%) Docker
3 35 (2.14%) VMware Infrastructure
4 15 (0.92%) Hyper-V
5 14 (0.86%) VMware ESXi
6 9 (0.55%) XenDesktop
7 7 (0.43%) XenApp
8 6 (0.37%) Microsoft App-V
8 6 (0.37%) Virtual Machines
9 5 (0.31%) Virtual Desktop
10 4 (0.25%) vSphere
11 3 (0.18%) Firmware
11 3 (0.18%) Terminal Services
11 3 (0.18%) Xen
12 2 (0.12%) Snort
12 2 (0.12%) VMware Workstation
13 1 (0.061%) Active Directory Lightweight Directory Services
13 1 (0.061%) Microsoft Virtual Server
13 1 (0.061%) Slurm Workload Manager
13 1 (0.061%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 78 (4.78%) Kubernetes
2 73 (4.47%) Terraform
3 65 (3.98%) Puppet
4 56 (3.43%) Ansible
5 44 (2.70%) SCCM
6 34 (2.08%) Opscode Chef
7 14 (0.86%) Failover Clustering
8 13 (0.80%) Kibana
8 13 (0.80%) logstash
9 11 (0.67%) WSUS
10 10 (0.61%) Microsoft Intune
11 9 (0.55%) WebSphere Cast Iron
12 6 (0.37%) vCenter Server
13 4 (0.25%) AirWatch
13 4 (0.25%) Automic
13 4 (0.25%) CASB
13 4 (0.25%) Consul
13 4 (0.25%) Prometheus
14 3 (0.18%) FortiGate
14 3 (0.18%) IBM BigFix
Vendors
1 342 (20.96%) Microsoft
2 92 (5.64%) Cisco
3 75 (4.60%) VMware
4 74 (4.53%) Citrix
5 67 (4.11%) iManage
6 63 (3.86%) Oracle
7 44 (2.70%) Google
8 42 (2.57%) Intapp
9 33 (2.02%) Aderant
10 26 (1.59%) Capita
10 26 (1.59%) IBM
11 20 (1.23%) Sony
12 17 (1.04%) Splunk
13 16 (0.98%) Salesforce.com
13 16 (0.98%) Workday
14 14 (0.86%) Adobe
14 14 (0.86%) Meraki
14 14 (0.86%) ServiceNow
15 13 (0.80%) Dell
16 10 (0.61%) MobileIron