Period
to 18 November 2017

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 18 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Law
UK
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 254 212 203
Rank change year-on-year -42 -9 +16
Permanent jobs citing Law 2418 3083 3670
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 1.35% 1.62% 1.68%
As % of the General category 3.07% 3.80% 3.72%
Number of salaries quoted 1792 2747 3128
UK median annual salary £52,500 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.00% +6.38%
10th Percentile £28,250 £31,000 £27,500
90th Percentile £77,500 £75,000 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +6.25% +2.56%

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 78852 81123 98702
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 44.07% 42.72% 45.06%
Number of salaries quoted 57534 66056 78854
UK median annual salary £50,500 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.00% - -
10th Percentile £29,000 £28,750 £28,750
90th Percentile £85,000 £85,000 £82,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year - +5.88% -

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 18 November 2017.

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 18 November 2017. 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 -43 2344 £52,500 - 188
London -66 1625 £55,000 - 131
UK excluding London +75 776 £42,500 - 59
North of England +62 325 £40,000 - 28
North West +73 267 £40,000 -9.09% 22
South East +22 151 £50,000 +17.65% 14
South West +69 118 £39,991 -0.02% 6
Midlands +21 94 £40,250 +2.55% 8
Yorkshire +8 56 £40,000 - 3
West Midlands -15 50 £40,250 +7.33% 6
East Midlands +67 44 £40,000 -20.00% 2
Scotland -33 40 £28,000 -44.00% 1
East of England -31 31 £55,000 +10.00% 1
Wales +33 20 £42,500 +34.92% 1
Northern Ireland -22 4 £45,000 +44.00%
North East +5 2 - - 3

For the 6 months to 18 November 2017, 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.

1 757 (31.31%) Legal
2 649 (26.84%) Finance
3 592 (24.48%) Windows
4 531 (21.96%) Microsoft
5 422 (17.45%) Agile Software Development
6 410 (16.96%) Microsoft Office
7 388 (16.05%) SQL
7 388 (16.05%) Active Directory
8 275 (11.37%) ITIL
9 264 (10.92%) Project Management
10 256 (10.59%) Banking
11 254 (10.50%) SQL Server
12 245 (10.13%) Windows 7
13 242 (10.01%) C#
14 240 (9.93%) JavaScript
15 239 (9.88%) .NET
16 235 (9.72%) Risk Management
17 217 (8.97%) VMware
18 216 (8.93%) iManage
19 200 (8.27%) Analytical Skills
19 200 (8.27%) Information Security
20 196 (8.11%) Windows Server
21 192 (7.94%) Linux
22 191 (7.90%) Microsoft Azure
23 188 (7.78%) Degree
24 172 (7.11%) Citrix
25 164 (6.78%) Cisco
26 162 (6.70%) Java
27 156 (6.45%) HTML
27 156 (6.45%) MS Exchange

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
1 156 (6.45%) MS Exchange
2 151 (6.24%) SharePoint
3 89 (3.68%) Exchange Server 2010
4 87 (3.60%) Skype for Business
5 64 (2.65%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 64 (2.65%) Exchange Server 2013
6 48 (1.99%) IIS
7 41 (1.70%) CMS
8 34 (1.41%) Apache
9 31 (1.28%) JBoss
10 28 (1.16%) Elasticsearch
11 19 (0.79%) Tomcat
12 16 (0.66%) Exchange Server 2003
12 16 (0.66%) SharePoint 2013
13 15 (0.62%) Confluence
13 15 (0.62%) WebLogic
13 15 (0.62%) WebSphere
14 13 (0.54%) EPiServer
15 11 (0.45%) Site Server
16 8 (0.33%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 410 (16.96%) Microsoft Office
2 106 (4.38%) Microsoft Excel
3 81 (3.35%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 47 (1.94%) Microsoft Project
5 43 (1.78%) MS Visio
6 14 (0.58%) Acrobat
6 14 (0.58%) Adobe Captivate
7 10 (0.41%) Spreadsheet
8 7 (0.29%) Camtasia
8 7 (0.29%) InfoPath
9 4 (0.17%) SPSS
10 2 (0.083%) Autodesk Inventor
11 1 (0.041%) AutoCAD
11 1 (0.041%) Mingle
11 1 (0.041%) Revit
11 1 (0.041%) SOLIDWORKS
Business Applications
1 28 (1.16%) Relativity
2 25 (1.03%) Visualfiles
3 13 (0.54%) SAP ERP
4 10 (0.41%) Dynamics AX
5 9 (0.37%) Payment Gateway
6 8 (0.33%) Veritas eDiscovery
7 6 (0.25%) Dynamics CRM
8 5 (0.21%) Ringtail
9 4 (0.17%) DocuMatrix
9 4 (0.17%) Magento
9 4 (0.17%) Sage 50
10 3 (0.12%) Adobe Campaign
10 3 (0.12%) PeopleSoft HCM
10 3 (0.12%) PeopleSoft HRMS
11 2 (0.083%) BASE24
11 2 (0.083%) Concordance
11 2 (0.083%) HFM
11 2 (0.083%) SAP BPC
11 2 (0.083%) Sentinel
11 2 (0.083%) Workday HCM
Cloud Services
1 191 (7.90%) Microsoft Azure
2 137 (5.67%) Amazon AWS
3 100 (4.14%) Office 365
4 87 (3.60%) Mimecast
5 86 (3.56%) SaaS
6 44 (1.82%) PaaS
7 40 (1.65%) IaaS
8 15 (0.62%) Google Cloud Platform
9 11 (0.45%) Cloud Computing
10 7 (0.29%) Amazon S3
10 7 (0.29%) Serverless
11 6 (0.25%) GitHub
12 4 (0.17%) Amazon SQS
12 4 (0.17%) Azure Active Directory
12 4 (0.17%) IBM Blueworks
13 3 (0.12%) Google Analytics
14 2 (0.083%) Amazon EC2
14 2 (0.083%) AWS Lambda
14 2 (0.083%) Heroku
14 2 (0.083%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 143 (5.91%) Firewall
2 104 (4.30%) WAN
3 97 (4.01%) VPN
4 87 (3.60%) LAN
5 85 (3.52%) DNS
6 83 (3.43%) Skype
7 75 (3.10%) TCP/IP
8 74 (3.06%) SAN
9 73 (3.02%) Network Security
10 72 (2.98%) DHCP
11 61 (2.52%) Intranet
12 55 (2.27%) Internet
13 47 (1.94%) Unified Communications
14 40 (1.65%) VLAN
15 36 (1.49%) VoIP
16 34 (1.41%) Wireless
17 29 (1.20%) Extranet
18 25 (1.03%) BIG-IP
19 22 (0.91%) SSL
20 21 (0.87%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 254 (10.50%) SQL Server
2 108 (4.47%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 74 (3.06%) Big Data
4 52 (2.15%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 47 (1.94%) NoSQL
6 40 (1.65%) Relational Database
7 35 (1.45%) Data Warehouse
7 35 (1.45%) MongoDB
8 31 (1.28%) MySQL
9 30 (1.24%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 24 (0.99%) RDBMS
11 21 (0.87%) Power BI
12 20 (0.83%) EDRMS
13 19 (0.79%) SQL Server 2008
14 18 (0.74%) PostgreSQL
15 16 (0.66%) Hadoop
16 13 (0.54%) Redis
17 11 (0.45%) GIS
18 10 (0.41%) DB2
19 9 (0.37%) BusinessObjects
Development Applications
1 63 (2.61%) Git (software)
2 53 (2.19%) JIRA
3 44 (1.82%) TeamCity
4 41 (1.70%) Jenkins
5 40 (1.65%) Visual Studio
6 36 (1.49%) Subversion
6 36 (1.49%) Team Foundation Server
7 29 (1.20%) Octopus Deploy
8 22 (0.91%) Maven
9 19 (0.79%) SonarQube
10 14 (0.58%) ReSharper
11 12 (0.50%) Selenium
12 11 (0.45%) Bitbucket
13 10 (0.41%) CruiseControl
13 10 (0.41%) JUnit
14 8 (0.33%) Eclipse
14 8 (0.33%) InstallShield
15 7 (0.29%) NUnit
15 7 (0.29%) Sonatype Nexus
15 7 (0.29%) WebDriver
General
1 757 (31.31%) Legal
2 649 (26.84%) Finance
3 256 (10.59%) Banking
4 149 (6.16%) Investment Banking
5 80 (3.31%) Marketing
6 73 (3.02%) Retail
7 70 (2.89%) Telecoms
8 59 (2.44%) Financial Institution
9 39 (1.61%) Corporate Banking
10 32 (1.32%) Advertising
11 29 (1.20%) Publishing
12 25 (1.03%) Billing
13 22 (0.91%) Automotive
14 19 (0.79%) Military
15 18 (0.74%) Games
15 18 (0.74%) Pharmaceutical
16 14 (0.58%) French Language
16 14 (0.58%) Retail Banking
17 13 (0.54%) Manufacturing
18 11 (0.45%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 597 (24.69%) Analyst
2 349 (14.43%) Developer
3 175 (7.24%) Consultant
4 168 (6.95%) Support Analyst
5 130 (5.38%) Project Manager
6 105 (4.34%) Service Analyst
7 102 (4.22%) Service Desk Analyst
8 100 (4.14%) IT Manager
9 92 (3.80%) Trainer
10 89 (3.68%) Team Leader
11 82 (3.39%) Senior Developer
12 79 (3.27%) IT Analyst
13 77 (3.18%) IT Trainer
14 72 (2.98%) 2nd Line Support
15 70 (2.89%) Business Analyst
16 67 (2.77%) Architect
17 66 (2.73%) .NET Developer
17 66 (2.73%) Applications Support
17 66 (2.73%) IT Support
18 64 (2.65%) Systems Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 239 (9.88%) .NET
2 156 (6.45%) HTML
3 123 (5.09%) AngularJS
4 121 (5.00%) CSS
5 99 (4.09%) Web Services
6 97 (4.01%) ASP.NET Web API
7 85 (3.52%) .NET Framework
8 84 (3.47%) HTML5
9 82 (3.39%) ASP.NET
10 78 (3.23%) XML
11 73 (3.02%) Node.js
12 65 (2.69%) jQuery
13 64 (2.65%) React
14 56 (2.32%) RESTful
15 50 (2.07%) WCF
16 46 (1.90%) JSON
17 45 (1.86%) REST
18 36 (1.49%) CSS3
18 36 (1.49%) Spring
19 35 (1.45%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 200 (8.27%) Analytical Skills
2 125 (5.17%) Blackberry
2 125 (5.17%) Management Information System
3 86 (3.56%) Greenfield Project
3 86 (3.56%) User Experience
4 82 (3.39%) Mobile App
5 63 (2.61%) e-Learning
6 62 (2.56%) Data Centre
7 46 (1.90%) Fintech
8 45 (1.86%) Enterprise Software
9 43 (1.78%) iPhone
10 39 (1.61%) Public Cloud
11 36 (1.49%) Computer Science
12 33 (1.36%) PMI
13 29 (1.20%) Video Conferencing
14 28 (1.16%) Hybrid Cloud
15 27 (1.12%) iPad
16 26 (1.08%) Contactless
17 25 (1.03%) Cyberthreat
18 24 (0.99%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 592 (24.48%) Windows
2 245 (10.13%) Windows 7
3 196 (8.11%) Windows Server
4 192 (7.94%) Linux
5 134 (5.54%) Windows Server 2008
6 129 (5.33%) Windows 10
7 123 (5.09%) Windows Server 2012
8 91 (3.76%) Android
9 80 (3.31%) Unix
10 71 (2.94%) Apple iOS
11 35 (1.45%) Windows 8
12 22 (0.91%) Windows XP
13 21 (0.87%) Windows Phone
14 20 (0.83%) Windows Server 2003
15 16 (0.66%) Mac OS
16 13 (0.54%) CentOS
17 9 (0.37%) Kali Linux
18 8 (0.33%) AIX
18 8 (0.33%) Mac OS X
18 8 (0.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 422 (17.45%) Agile Software Development
2 275 (11.37%) ITIL
3 264 (10.92%) Project Management
4 235 (9.72%) Risk Management
5 200 (8.27%) Information Security
6 146 (6.04%) Wealth Management
7 144 (5.96%) Analytics
8 143 (5.91%) Stakeholder Management
9 134 (5.54%) MVC
10 128 (5.29%) Document Management
11 127 (5.25%) Business Intelligence
12 126 (5.21%) Scrum
13 124 (5.13%) DevOps
14 122 (5.05%) TDD
15 119 (4.92%) Mentoring
16 111 (4.59%) Continuous Improvement
17 110 (4.55%) Change Management
18 109 (4.51%) Data Protection
19 105 (4.34%) PRINCE2
20 102 (4.22%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 388 (16.05%) SQL
2 242 (10.01%) C#
3 240 (9.93%) JavaScript
4 162 (6.70%) Java
5 92 (3.80%) PowerShell
6 69 (2.85%) PHP
7 68 (2.81%) T-SQL
8 55 (2.27%) Python
9 36 (1.49%) C
10 28 (1.16%) Perl
11 25 (1.03%) VBA
12 22 (0.91%) Ruby
13 19 (0.79%) Bash Shell
14 16 (0.66%) C++
15 15 (0.62%) ES6
15 15 (0.62%) Tcl
15 15 (0.62%) VB
16 14 (0.58%) VBScript
17 13 (0.54%) XPath
18 10 (0.41%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 188 (7.78%) Degree
2 82 (3.39%) ITIL Certification
3 70 (2.89%) CISSP
4 67 (2.77%) Microsoft Certification
4 67 (2.77%) Security Cleared
5 66 (2.73%) Cisco Certification
6 57 (2.36%) SC Cleared
7 51 (2.11%) CISM
8 49 (2.03%) CCNP
9 45 (1.86%) MCSE
10 44 (1.82%) CCNA
11 41 (1.70%) PMI Certification
12 37 (1.53%) MCSA
13 33 (1.36%) ISEB
14 30 (1.24%) CEH
15 26 (1.08%) Computer Science Degree
16 21 (0.87%) ISTQB
16 21 (0.87%) PMP
17 16 (0.66%) CISA
18 15 (0.62%) CCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 109 (4.51%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 83 (3.43%) QA
3 61 (2.52%) SLA
4 60 (2.48%) GDPR
5 46 (1.90%) PCI DSS
6 41 (1.70%) PMO
7 36 (1.49%) Cyber Essentials
8 19 (0.79%) COBIT
9 13 (0.54%) ISO 22301
10 12 (0.50%) DO-254
11 8 (0.33%) Data Quality
11 8 (0.33%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
11 8 (0.33%) PMBOK
12 6 (0.25%) Sarbanes-Oxley
13 5 (0.21%) FATCA
13 5 (0.21%) ISO/IEC 27005
14 4 (0.17%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
14 4 (0.17%) PSD2
15 2 (0.083%) FINRA
15 2 (0.083%) IFRS
System Software
1 388 (16.05%) Active Directory
2 133 (5.50%) VMware Infrastructure
3 71 (2.94%) Docker
4 54 (2.23%) VMware ESXi
5 37 (1.53%) XenApp
6 29 (1.20%) Hyper-V
7 24 (0.99%) vSphere
8 19 (0.79%) XenDesktop
9 18 (0.74%) DFS Replication
10 10 (0.41%) Virtual Machines
11 6 (0.25%) Snort
11 6 (0.25%) VMware Server
12 5 (0.21%) Microsoft App-V
12 5 (0.21%) Virtual Desktop
13 4 (0.17%) Terminal Server
14 3 (0.12%) Xen
15 2 (0.083%) Microsoft Virtual Server
15 2 (0.083%) vCloud
15 2 (0.083%) Virtual Servers
15 2 (0.083%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 88 (3.64%) SCCM
2 60 (2.48%) Opscode Chef
3 58 (2.40%) Puppet
4 43 (1.78%) Ansible
5 26 (1.08%) Kubernetes
6 22 (0.91%) AirWatch
7 18 (0.74%) SCOM
8 17 (0.70%) vCenter Server
9 11 (0.45%) Terraform
10 10 (0.41%) EnCase
11 8 (0.33%) FTK
12 7 (0.29%) Backup Exec
12 7 (0.29%) Nagios
12 7 (0.29%) Packer
13 6 (0.25%) Cisco CUCM
13 6 (0.25%) logstash
13 6 (0.25%) Microsoft Clustering
13 6 (0.25%) ZABBIX
14 5 (0.21%) CA Wily
14 5 (0.21%) Suricata
Vendors
1 531 (21.96%) Microsoft
2 217 (8.97%) VMware
3 216 (8.93%) iManage
4 172 (7.11%) Citrix
5 164 (6.78%) Cisco
6 77 (3.18%) HP
6 77 (3.18%) Oracle
7 61 (2.52%) Splunk
8 58 (2.40%) CheckPoint
9 53 (2.19%) NetApp
9 53 (2.19%) Red Hat
10 48 (1.99%) SAP
11 39 (1.61%) F5
12 33 (1.36%) Avaya
13 31 (1.28%) Adobe
14 28 (1.16%) Dell
15 24 (0.99%) Apple
15 24 (0.99%) Palo Alto
16 22 (0.91%) ServiceNow
17 19 (0.79%) CommVault