Period
to 19 January 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 19 January 2018 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Law
UK
6 months to
19 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 222 250 196
Rank change year-on-year +28 -54 +28
Permanent jobs citing Law 2,724 2,444 3,715
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 1.57% 1.38% 1.78%
As % of the General category 3.66% 3.26% 3.98%
Number of salaries quoted 1,943 2,115 3,100
UK median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% - +6.38%
10th Percentile £29,800 £28,750 £27,725
90th Percentile £77,500 £75,000 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £43,887 £40,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year +9.72% -5.88% +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 74,357 74,857 93,344
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 42.72% 42.32% 44.69%
Number of salaries quoted 56,305 60,520 75,282
UK median annual salary £51,500 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.00% - -
10th Percentile £30,000 £28,750 £28,750
90th Percentile £85,000 £85,000 £82,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £44,500 £43,000
% change year-on-year +1.12% +3.49% +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 19 January 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 19 January 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 +31 2,656 £52,500 +5.00% 669
London -16 1,783 £55,000 +4.76% 447
UK excluding London +156 915 £43,887 +9.72% 234
North of England +112 410 £43,887 +9.72% 84
North West +118 333 £40,000 -3.03% 63
South East +84 192 £47,500 +10.47% 53
South West +122 151 £40,000 - 23
Midlands +16 90 £42,500 +13.33% 41
Yorkshire +38 74 £45,000 +12.50% 14
East Midlands +55 47 £50,000 +11.11% 22
West Midlands -13 43 £40,000 +9.59% 19
East of England -2 31 £55,000 +10.00% 21
Scotland -59 23 £28,000 -20.00% 7
Wales +35 20 £42,500 +77.08% 4
Northern Ireland -14 6 £42,500 +34.92%
North East -39 3 £41,044 +2.61% 7

For the 6 months to 19 January 2018, IT jobs citing Law also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads with a requirement for Law.

1 874 (32.09%) Legal
2 787 (28.89%) Finance
3 676 (24.82%) Windows
4 564 (20.70%) Microsoft
5 484 (17.77%) Agile Software Development
6 461 (16.92%) Microsoft Office
7 430 (15.79%) Active Directory
8 428 (15.71%) SQL
9 392 (14.39%) Risk Management
10 375 (13.77%) Banking
11 354 (13.00%) ITIL
12 294 (10.79%) Investment Banking
13 292 (10.72%) Wealth Management
14 291 (10.68%) Windows 7
15 260 (9.54%) Project Management
16 252 (9.25%) Information Security
17 246 (9.03%) .NET
18 245 (8.99%) JavaScript
19 242 (8.88%) C#
19 242 (8.88%) SQL Server
20 240 (8.81%) iManage
21 231 (8.48%) VMware
22 222 (8.15%) Citrix
23 217 (7.97%) Windows Server
24 215 (7.89%) Analytical Skills
25 209 (7.67%) Degree
26 202 (7.42%) Microsoft Azure
27 193 (7.09%) Cisco
28 190 (6.98%) Java
29 180 (6.61%) Linux

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
1 127 (4.66%) MS Exchange
2 122 (4.48%) SharePoint
3 111 (4.07%) Skype for Business
4 85 (3.12%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 75 (2.75%) Exchange Server 2013
6 68 (2.50%) Exchange Server 2010
7 39 (1.43%) JBoss
8 31 (1.14%) WebSphere
9 29 (1.06%) IIS
10 27 (0.99%) Apache
10 27 (0.99%) Tomcat
11 22 (0.81%) CMS
11 22 (0.81%) Confluence
11 22 (0.81%) Exchange Server 2003
12 21 (0.77%) Elasticsearch
13 16 (0.59%) Apache Spark
14 12 (0.44%) SharePoint 2013
15 11 (0.40%) CICS
16 10 (0.37%) Site Server
16 10 (0.37%) WebLogic
Applications
1 461 (16.92%) Microsoft Office
2 94 (3.45%) Microsoft Excel
3 70 (2.57%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 45 (1.65%) Microsoft Project
5 41 (1.51%) MS Visio
6 23 (0.84%) Acrobat
7 10 (0.37%) Adobe Captivate
8 8 (0.29%) InfoPath
9 6 (0.22%) Camtasia
10 3 (0.11%) Autodesk Inventor
10 3 (0.11%) Spreadsheet
11 2 (0.073%) Adobe Illustrator
11 2 (0.073%) Adobe Premiere
11 2 (0.073%) Photoshop
11 2 (0.073%) SOLIDWORKS
12 1 (0.037%) Adobe Creative Suite
12 1 (0.037%) AutoCAD
12 1 (0.037%) InDesign
12 1 (0.037%) OmniGraffle
12 1 (0.037%) Revit
Business Applications
1 33 (1.21%) Visualfiles
2 27 (0.99%) Relativity
3 13 (0.48%) SAP ERP
4 12 (0.44%) Ringtail
5 11 (0.40%) Concordance
6 9 (0.33%) Payment Gateway
7 7 (0.26%) Dynamics AX
7 7 (0.26%) Magento
8 4 (0.15%) DocuMatrix
8 4 (0.15%) Dynamics CRM
9 3 (0.11%) Adobe Campaign
9 3 (0.11%) PeopleSoft HRMS
9 3 (0.11%) Sage 50
10 2 (0.073%) BusinessWorks
10 2 (0.073%) HFM
10 2 (0.073%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
10 2 (0.073%) PeopleSoft HCM
10 2 (0.073%) SAP BPC
10 2 (0.073%) SAP S/4HANA
10 2 (0.073%) Workday HCM
Cloud Services
1 202 (7.42%) Microsoft Azure
2 131 (4.81%) Amazon AWS
3 113 (4.15%) Office 365
4 95 (3.49%) Mimecast
5 81 (2.97%) SaaS
6 36 (1.32%) IaaS
7 30 (1.10%) PaaS
8 18 (0.66%) Google Cloud Platform
9 16 (0.59%) OpenShift
10 8 (0.29%) Adobe Analytics
11 7 (0.26%) GitHub
12 6 (0.22%) Amazon S3
12 6 (0.22%) Cloud Computing
13 5 (0.18%) Google Analytics
14 4 (0.15%) Azure Active Directory
14 4 (0.15%) Serverless
15 3 (0.11%) Dynamics 365
16 2 (0.073%) Bluemix
16 2 (0.073%) BrowserStack
16 2 (0.073%) IBM Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 157 (5.76%) Firewall
2 108 (3.96%) Skype
3 104 (3.82%) WAN
4 97 (3.56%) LAN
5 96 (3.52%) VPN
6 91 (3.34%) Network Security
7 73 (2.68%) SAN
8 70 (2.57%) TCP/IP
9 68 (2.50%) DNS
10 60 (2.20%) DHCP
11 59 (2.17%) Intranet
11 59 (2.17%) Unified Communications
12 48 (1.76%) VLAN
13 47 (1.73%) Internet
14 41 (1.51%) VoIP
14 41 (1.51%) Wireless
15 35 (1.28%) Intrusion Detection
16 33 (1.21%) NAS
17 27 (0.99%) Extranet
18 26 (0.95%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 242 (8.88%) SQL Server
2 98 (3.60%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 67 (2.46%) Big Data
4 66 (2.42%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 54 (1.98%) NoSQL
6 40 (1.47%) Data Warehouse
7 39 (1.43%) MongoDB
7 39 (1.43%) Relational Database
8 32 (1.17%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 29 (1.06%) MySQL
9 29 (1.06%) Power BI
10 27 (0.99%) Hadoop
11 25 (0.92%) SQL Server 2008
12 19 (0.70%) DB2
13 17 (0.62%) PostgreSQL
14 16 (0.59%) Oracle Database
14 16 (0.59%) RDBMS
15 14 (0.51%) GIS
16 13 (0.48%) Apache Cassandra
17 12 (0.44%) Redis
Development Applications
1 63 (2.31%) Git (software)
2 61 (2.24%) JIRA
3 58 (2.13%) Jenkins
4 47 (1.73%) TeamCity
5 45 (1.65%) Visual Studio
6 39 (1.43%) Team Foundation Server
7 29 (1.06%) Octopus Deploy
8 23 (0.84%) Selenium
9 21 (0.77%) Subversion
10 17 (0.62%) Maven
11 13 (0.48%) Sonatype Nexus
12 12 (0.44%) Bitbucket
12 12 (0.44%) SonarQube
13 11 (0.40%) Cucumber
13 11 (0.40%) Gradle
13 11 (0.40%) WebDriver
14 8 (0.29%) InstallShield
14 8 (0.29%) JUnit
15 7 (0.26%) Eclipse
15 7 (0.26%) SpecFlow
General
1 874 (32.09%) Legal
2 787 (28.89%) Finance
3 375 (13.77%) Banking
4 294 (10.79%) Investment Banking
5 82 (3.01%) Marketing
6 75 (2.75%) Retail
7 69 (2.53%) Telecoms
8 37 (1.36%) Advertising
9 33 (1.21%) Financial Institution
10 32 (1.17%) Games
11 27 (0.99%) Military
11 27 (0.99%) Publishing
12 25 (0.92%) Back Office
13 22 (0.81%) Automotive
14 19 (0.70%) Corporate Banking
15 18 (0.66%) Retail Banking
16 17 (0.62%) Billing
17 11 (0.40%) Electronics
17 11 (0.40%) Manufacturing
18 9 (0.33%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 755 (27.72%) Analyst
2 405 (14.87%) Developer
3 197 (7.23%) Support Analyst
4 155 (5.69%) Project Manager
5 150 (5.51%) Service Analyst
6 147 (5.40%) Service Desk Analyst
7 137 (5.03%) Consultant
8 99 (3.63%) Business Analyst
9 93 (3.41%) IT Analyst
10 90 (3.30%) Senior Developer
11 88 (3.23%) Trainer
12 85 (3.12%) Senior Analyst
13 84 (3.08%) .NET Developer
13 84 (3.08%) IT Manager
14 82 (3.01%) Applications Support
15 81 (2.97%) Team Leader
16 79 (2.90%) Architect
17 78 (2.86%) 2nd Line Support
18 72 (2.64%) Legal Analyst
18 72 (2.64%) Systems Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 246 (9.03%) .NET
2 157 (5.76%) HTML
3 132 (4.85%) AngularJS
4 127 (4.66%) Web Services
5 116 (4.26%) CSS
6 91 (3.34%) .NET Framework
7 88 (3.23%) ASP.NET Web API
8 82 (3.01%) HTML5
9 79 (2.90%) React
10 77 (2.83%) XML
11 74 (2.72%) Node.js
12 63 (2.31%) ASP.NET
13 61 (2.24%) RESTful
14 56 (2.06%) WCF
15 47 (1.73%) jQuery
16 42 (1.54%) REST
16 42 (1.54%) Spring
17 38 (1.40%) WPF
18 37 (1.36%) ASP.NET MVC
18 37 (1.36%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 215 (7.89%) Analytical Skills
2 147 (5.40%) Management Information System
3 142 (5.21%) Blackberry
4 95 (3.49%) User Experience
5 91 (3.34%) Greenfield Project
6 75 (2.75%) Mobile App
7 71 (2.61%) Computer Science
8 70 (2.57%) iPhone
9 68 (2.50%) Data Centre
10 56 (2.06%) Fintech
11 53 (1.95%) e-Learning
12 48 (1.76%) Enterprise Software
13 42 (1.54%) PMI
14 38 (1.40%) Video Conferencing
15 35 (1.28%) Smartphone
16 30 (1.10%) Cyberthreat
17 29 (1.06%) Algorithms
17 29 (1.06%) iPad
18 27 (0.99%) Public Cloud
19 22 (0.81%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 676 (24.82%) Windows
2 291 (10.68%) Windows 7
3 217 (7.97%) Windows Server
4 180 (6.61%) Linux
5 148 (5.43%) Windows 10
6 143 (5.25%) Windows Server 2008
7 121 (4.44%) Windows Server 2012
8 102 (3.74%) Android
9 93 (3.41%) Unix
10 73 (2.68%) Apple iOS
11 32 (1.17%) Windows 8
12 21 (0.77%) Windows Server 2003
13 20 (0.73%) Mac OS
13 20 (0.73%) Windows XP
14 18 (0.66%) Windows Phone
15 11 (0.40%) AIX
16 9 (0.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
17 8 (0.29%) Data ONTAP
17 8 (0.29%) Mac OS X
18 7 (0.26%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 484 (17.77%) Agile Software Development
2 392 (14.39%) Risk Management
3 354 (13.00%) ITIL
4 292 (10.72%) Wealth Management
5 260 (9.54%) Project Management
6 252 (9.25%) Information Security
7 172 (6.31%) Stakeholder Management
8 150 (5.51%) Document Management
9 141 (5.18%) Scrum
10 140 (5.14%) Analytics
11 134 (4.92%) TDD
12 133 (4.88%) Continuous Improvement
13 132 (4.85%) DevOps
14 126 (4.63%) Business Intelligence
15 120 (4.41%) Service Management
16 119 (4.37%) Data Protection
17 118 (4.33%) PRINCE2
18 117 (4.30%) Change Management
19 116 (4.26%) MVC
19 116 (4.26%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 428 (15.71%) SQL
2 245 (8.99%) JavaScript
3 242 (8.88%) C#
4 190 (6.98%) Java
5 90 (3.30%) PowerShell
6 76 (2.79%) Python
7 69 (2.53%) T-SQL
8 66 (2.42%) PHP
9 36 (1.32%) C
10 31 (1.14%) Perl
11 27 (0.99%) Ruby
12 21 (0.77%) C++
13 16 (0.59%) VBA
14 15 (0.55%) Bash Shell
14 15 (0.55%) Go
14 15 (0.55%) Scala
15 14 (0.51%) ES6
16 13 (0.48%) Shell Script
17 11 (0.40%) Objective-C
18 10 (0.37%) COBOL
Qualifications
1 209 (7.67%) Degree
2 107 (3.93%) CISSP
3 78 (2.86%) ITIL Certification
4 73 (2.68%) CISM
5 70 (2.57%) Cisco Certification
6 64 (2.35%) Microsoft Certification
7 62 (2.28%) Security Cleared
8 53 (1.95%) PMI Certification
9 51 (1.87%) CCNA
10 50 (1.84%) SC Cleared
11 44 (1.62%) Computer Science Degree
12 43 (1.58%) CISA
13 40 (1.47%) CCNP
13 40 (1.47%) MCSE
14 30 (1.10%) PMP
15 29 (1.06%) ISEB
16 28 (1.03%) CEH
17 22 (0.81%) MCSA
18 21 (0.77%) ISTQB
19 19 (0.70%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 119 (4.37%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 105 (3.85%) SLA
3 102 (3.74%) QA
4 99 (3.63%) GDPR
5 62 (2.28%) PMO
6 46 (1.69%) PCI DSS
7 36 (1.32%) Cyber Essentials
8 26 (0.95%) COBIT
9 13 (0.48%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
10 12 (0.44%) DO-254
11 10 (0.37%) ISO 22301
11 10 (0.37%) PSD2
12 9 (0.33%) PMBOK
13 7 (0.26%) Data Quality
13 7 (0.26%) GCP
13 7 (0.26%) GPG13
14 6 (0.22%) Sarbanes-Oxley
15 5 (0.18%) FATCA
16 4 (0.15%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
16 4 (0.15%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 430 (15.79%) Active Directory
2 163 (5.98%) VMware Infrastructure
3 68 (2.50%) Docker
4 62 (2.28%) XenApp
5 50 (1.84%) VMware ESXi
6 37 (1.36%) Hyper-V
6 37 (1.36%) vSphere
7 31 (1.14%) XenDesktop
8 30 (1.10%) DFS Replication
9 12 (0.44%) Virtual Machines
10 8 (0.29%) Virtual Desktop
11 7 (0.26%) VMware Server
12 6 (0.22%) Snort
13 3 (0.11%) Microsoft App-V
13 3 (0.11%) Virtual Servers
14 2 (0.073%) Oracle RAC
14 2 (0.073%) pfSense
14 2 (0.073%) PowerHA
14 2 (0.073%) Time Sharing Option
14 2 (0.073%) Tivoli Directory Server
Systems Management
1 88 (3.23%) SCCM
2 55 (2.02%) Opscode Chef
3 46 (1.69%) Puppet
4 38 (1.40%) Kubernetes
5 34 (1.25%) Ansible
6 28 (1.03%) SCOM
7 23 (0.84%) vCenter Server
8 21 (0.77%) AirWatch
9 14 (0.51%) Terraform
10 8 (0.29%) CA Wily
11 7 (0.26%) BladeLogic
11 7 (0.26%) WSUS
12 6 (0.22%) Backup Exec
12 6 (0.22%) Cisco CUCM
12 6 (0.22%) HP Quality Center
13 5 (0.18%) Packer
13 5 (0.18%) SCOrch
14 4 (0.15%) logstash
14 4 (0.15%) Nagios
14 4 (0.15%) Salt
Vendors
1 564 (20.70%) Microsoft
2 240 (8.81%) iManage
3 231 (8.48%) VMware
4 222 (8.15%) Citrix
5 193 (7.09%) Cisco
6 100 (3.67%) HP
7 93 (3.41%) Oracle
8 55 (2.02%) NetApp
9 48 (1.76%) Adobe
10 47 (1.73%) CheckPoint
11 44 (1.62%) Splunk
12 39 (1.43%) Red Hat
12 39 (1.43%) SAP
13 34 (1.25%) Apple
13 34 (1.25%) Avaya
14 33 (1.21%) F5
15 32 (1.17%) Google
16 25 (0.92%) IBM
17 23 (0.84%) Dell
18 22 (0.81%) Xerox