Period
to 25 May 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 25 May 2020 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Law
UK
6 months to
25 May 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 174 215 213
Rank change year-on-year +41 -2 +82
Permanent jobs citing Law 1,890 2,367 2,839
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 2.05% 1.63% 1.63%
As % of the General category 5.08% 4.07% 3.80%
Number of salaries quoted 1,617 1,841 2,077
Median annual salary £50,000 £60,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -16.67% +20.00% -
10th Percentile £31,000 £31,250 £31,150
90th Percentile £80,000 £88,750 £77,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £44,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +12.36% +4.71% +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 37,172 58,208 74,773
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 40.31% 40.11% 43.00%
Number of salaries quoted 28,224 43,777 57,790
Median annual salary £57,500 £55,000 £51,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.55% +7.84% +2.00%
10th Percentile £32,000 £30,750 £29,750
90th Percentile £95,000 £90,000 £85,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £48,000 £45,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.49% +1.11% +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 25 May 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 25 May 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 +44 1,806 £50,000 -16.67% 82
UK excluding London +176 945 £50,000 +12.36% 59
London -28 920 £60,000 -7.69% 30
North of England +163 342 £50,000 +11.11% 17
North West +123 252 £50,000 +4.17% 14
Midlands +217 236 £45,000 +2.86% 17
Work from Home +118 166 £50,000 -25.93% 5
South East +38 147 £50,000 +20.48% 7
East Midlands +119 133 £45,000 +12.50% 9
South West +54 113 £50,000 +17.65% 4
West Midlands +144 96 £50,000 +13.64% 8
East of England +141 90 £50,000 - 7
Yorkshire +134 86 £50,000 +25.00% 3
Scotland +86 43 £45,000 +14.21% 2
Wales +11 10 £36,978 -26.04% 4
Northern Ireland +20 9 £57,500 +58.62% 1
North East +14 4 £33,000 -52.52%

For the 6 months to 25 May 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.

1 496 (26.24%) Legal
2 437 (23.12%) Microsoft
3 391 (20.69%) Agile Software Development
4 351 (18.57%) SQL
5 321 (16.98%) Finance
6 304 (16.08%) Windows
7 258 (13.65%) Azure
8 224 (11.85%) C#
9 206 (10.90%) JavaScript
10 198 (10.48%) SQL Server
11 195 (10.32%) ITIL
12 187 (9.89%) Degree
13 185 (9.79%) AWS
14 178 (9.42%) Active Directory
15 176 (9.31%) DevOps
16 173 (9.15%) .NET
17 170 (8.99%) Python
18 157 (8.31%) Security Cleared
19 156 (8.25%) Java
20 155 (8.20%) Problem-Solving
21 153 (8.10%) Office 365
22 149 (7.88%) Software Engineering
23 141 (7.46%) Project Management
24 138 (7.30%) Microsoft Office
25 136 (7.20%) Information Security
26 133 (7.04%) Analytical Skills
27 122 (6.46%) SQL Server Reporting Services
28 121 (6.40%) Analytics
29 118 (6.24%) Windows Server
30 115 (6.08%) Business Intelligence

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 93 (4.92%) SharePoint
2 45 (2.38%) MS Exchange
3 35 (1.85%) IIS
4 32 (1.69%) Skype for Business
5 16 (0.85%) Exchange Server 2010
6 12 (0.63%) SharePoint Server
7 9 (0.48%) CMS
7 9 (0.48%) Elasticsearch
8 6 (0.32%) Jupyter
9 5 (0.26%) Apache
9 5 (0.26%) Oracle SOA Suite
9 5 (0.26%) Tomcat
10 3 (0.16%) Confluence
10 3 (0.16%) WordPress
11 2 (0.11%) Apache Spark
11 2 (0.11%) EPiServer
11 2 (0.11%) SAS
12 1 (0.053%) BizTalk Server
12 1 (0.053%) ColdFusion
12 1 (0.053%) Mendix
Applications
1 138 (7.30%) Microsoft Office
2 69 (3.65%) Microsoft Excel
3 44 (2.33%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 21 (1.11%) InfoPath
5 18 (0.95%) MS Visio
6 17 (0.90%) Microsoft Project
7 3 (0.16%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 3 (0.16%) Photoshop
8 2 (0.11%) Adobe Captivate
8 2 (0.11%) Simulink
8 2 (0.11%) Sketch
9 1 (0.053%) Adobe After Effects
9 1 (0.053%) Adobe Illustrator
9 1 (0.053%) Figma
9 1 (0.053%) InDesign
9 1 (0.053%) Stateflow
Business Applications
1 82 (4.34%) Dynamics AX
2 53 (2.80%) Dynamics CRM
3 36 (1.90%) Elite 3E
4 27 (1.43%) Oracle ERP
5 18 (0.95%) Oracle EBS
6 11 (0.58%) Oracle General Ledger
6 11 (0.58%) Oracle Payables
6 11 (0.58%) Oracle Receivables
7 10 (0.53%) Oracle Assets
7 10 (0.53%) Oracle Cash Management
8 9 (0.48%) Dynamics NAV
8 9 (0.48%) Workday HCM
9 7 (0.37%) Carpe Diem
9 7 (0.37%) Oracle EBS R12
9 7 (0.37%) Oracle Financials
9 7 (0.37%) Payment Gateway
10 6 (0.32%) Magento
10 6 (0.32%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
11 4 (0.21%) Oracle iProcurement
11 4 (0.21%) Relativity
Cloud Services
1 258 (13.65%) Azure
2 185 (9.79%) AWS
3 153 (8.10%) Office 365
4 107 (5.66%) SaaS
5 83 (4.39%) Dynamics 365
6 81 (4.29%) Power Platform
7 49 (2.59%) GCP
8 37 (1.96%) PaaS
9 31 (1.64%) Serverless
10 29 (1.53%) IaaS
10 29 (1.53%) Mimecast
11 25 (1.32%) AWS Lambda
12 20 (1.06%) GitHub
13 16 (0.85%) Azure Active Directory
14 13 (0.69%) Logic Apps
15 12 (0.63%) Amazon S3
16 11 (0.58%) AWS CloudFormation
17 10 (0.53%) AWS CodeCommit
18 9 (0.48%) Cloud Computing
19 8 (0.42%) AWS CodeBuild
Communications & Networking
1 88 (4.66%) DNS
2 86 (4.55%) Firewall
3 61 (3.23%) DHCP
4 51 (2.70%) LAN
4 51 (2.70%) TCP/IP
5 44 (2.33%) WAN
5 44 (2.33%) Wireless
6 35 (1.85%) Internet
7 34 (1.80%) VPN
8 32 (1.69%) Network Security
9 31 (1.64%) Skype
10 27 (1.43%) Intranet
11 20 (1.06%) Wi-Fi
12 18 (0.95%) SAN
12 18 (0.95%) Unified Communications
13 17 (0.90%) VoIP
14 16 (0.85%) BGP
15 15 (0.79%) Intrusion Detection
15 15 (0.79%) OSPF
16 12 (0.63%) DAB
Database & Business Intelligence
1 198 (10.48%) SQL Server
2 122 (6.46%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 91 (4.81%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 81 (4.29%) Power BI
5 42 (2.22%) Big Data
6 34 (1.80%) PostgreSQL
7 28 (1.48%) Data Warehouse
8 22 (1.16%) SQL Server 2012
9 21 (1.11%) SQL Server 2008
10 18 (0.95%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 17 (0.90%) GIS
11 17 (0.90%) MySQL
11 17 (0.90%) Relational Database
12 16 (0.85%) SQL Server 2014
13 15 (0.79%) NoSQL
14 14 (0.74%) Amazon DynamoDB
15 13 (0.69%) SQL Server 2005
16 10 (0.53%) SQL Server 2019
17 9 (0.48%) MongoDB
17 9 (0.48%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 49 (2.59%) Git (software)
2 38 (2.01%) Jenkins
3 37 (1.96%) Visual Studio
4 18 (0.95%) JIRA
4 18 (0.95%) Team Foundation Server
5 16 (0.85%) Selenium
6 9 (0.48%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
7 8 (0.42%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 8 (0.42%) Cucumber
8 7 (0.37%) Cypress.io
8 7 (0.37%) GitLab
9 6 (0.32%) PhpStorm
9 6 (0.32%) TeamCity
10 5 (0.26%) Bitbucket
10 5 (0.26%) JMeter
10 5 (0.26%) Postman
10 5 (0.26%) Subversion
11 4 (0.21%) CircleCI
11 4 (0.21%) RequisitePro
11 4 (0.21%) SoapUI
General
1 496 (26.24%) Legal
2 321 (16.98%) Finance
3 71 (3.76%) Marketing
4 66 (3.49%) Banking
5 54 (2.86%) Back Office
5 54 (2.86%) Police
6 43 (2.28%) Games
7 40 (2.12%) Retail
8 33 (1.75%) Local Government
9 28 (1.48%) Manufacturing
10 23 (1.22%) General Ledger
11 21 (1.11%) Military
12 19 (1.01%) Financial Institution
13 18 (0.95%) Electronics
13 18 (0.95%) Public Sector
14 17 (0.90%) Advertising
15 15 (0.79%) Telecoms
16 10 (0.53%) Billing
17 8 (0.42%) Investment Banking
18 6 (0.32%) Fire and Rescue
Job Titles
1 374 (19.79%) Developer
2 331 (17.51%) Analyst
3 143 (7.57%) Consultant
4 81 (4.29%) Senior Developer
5 72 (3.81%) Software Engineer
6 67 (3.54%) Project Manager
6 67 (3.54%) Support Analyst
7 62 (3.28%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 59 (3.12%) IT Analyst
9 54 (2.86%) Architect
10 53 (2.80%) Business Analyst
10 53 (2.80%) Service Analyst
11 51 (2.70%) IT Support
11 51 (2.70%) Software Developer
12 46 (2.43%) IT Manager
13 45 (2.38%) C# Developer
13 45 (2.38%) Support Engineer
14 43 (2.28%) Applications Support
15 41 (2.17%) .NET Developer
15 41 (2.17%) Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 173 (9.15%) .NET
2 87 (4.60%) Node.js
3 77 (4.07%) HTML
4 72 (3.81%) CSS
5 67 (3.54%) Web Services
6 66 (3.49%) AngularJS
7 53 (2.80%) ASP.NET
8 44 (2.33%) .NET Framework
8 44 (2.33%) React
9 40 (2.12%) REST
10 29 (1.53%) HTML5
11 27 (1.43%) SOAP
12 26 (1.38%) RESTful
13 23 (1.22%) Spring
14 22 (1.16%) JSON
14 22 (1.16%) XML
15 21 (1.11%) Apache Flex
15 21 (1.11%) ASP.NET Web API
16 20 (1.06%) .NET Core
16 20 (1.06%) Natural Language Processing
Miscellaneous
1 133 (7.04%) Analytical Skills
2 87 (4.60%) Management Information System
3 48 (2.54%) Greenfield Project
4 43 (2.28%) Data Structures
5 40 (2.12%) User Experience
6 38 (2.01%) Self-Motivation
7 33 (1.75%) Data Centre
8 32 (1.69%) Enterprise Software
9 31 (1.64%) Mobile App
10 24 (1.27%) Social Media
11 17 (0.90%) Blackberry
11 17 (0.90%) Replication
11 17 (0.90%) Video Conferencing
12 16 (0.85%) iPhone
12 16 (0.85%) Public Cloud
13 15 (0.79%) Cybercrime
14 12 (0.63%) Algorithms
14 12 (0.63%) Cloud Native
14 12 (0.63%) Cyberthreat
14 12 (0.63%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 304 (16.08%) Windows
2 118 (6.24%) Windows Server
3 96 (5.08%) Windows 10
4 90 (4.76%) Linux
5 37 (1.96%) Windows Server 2012
6 34 (1.80%) Windows Server 2016
7 26 (1.38%) Android
7 26 (1.38%) Windows 7
8 20 (1.06%) Windows Server 2019
9 18 (0.95%) Windows Server 2008
10 16 (0.85%) Apple iOS
11 13 (0.69%) Unix
12 6 (0.32%) Mac OS
13 3 (0.16%) CentOS
13 3 (0.16%) Windows Phone
13 3 (0.16%) Windows Vista
14 2 (0.11%) Data ONTAP
14 2 (0.11%) Ubuntu
14 2 (0.11%) VMS
14 2 (0.11%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 391 (20.69%) Agile Software Development
2 195 (10.32%) ITIL
3 176 (9.31%) DevOps
4 155 (8.20%) Problem-Solving
5 149 (7.88%) Software Engineering
6 141 (7.46%) Project Management
7 136 (7.20%) Information Security
8 121 (6.40%) Analytics
9 115 (6.08%) Business Intelligence
10 105 (5.56%) Stakeholder Management
11 104 (5.50%) Cybersecurity
12 98 (5.19%) Requirements Gathering
13 93 (4.92%) CRM
14 86 (4.55%) Mentoring
15 83 (4.39%) Continuous Improvement
16 81 (4.29%) Computer Science
17 80 (4.23%) Risk Management
18 78 (4.13%) Scrum
19 77 (4.07%) Machine Learning
19 77 (4.07%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 351 (18.57%) SQL
2 224 (11.85%) C#
3 206 (10.90%) JavaScript
4 170 (8.99%) Python
5 156 (8.25%) Java
6 110 (5.82%) PowerShell
7 77 (4.07%) T-SQL
8 62 (3.28%) C++
9 37 (1.96%) C
10 31 (1.64%) Ruby
11 27 (1.43%) Bash Shell
12 25 (1.32%) PHP
12 25 (1.32%) X++
13 22 (1.16%) Go
14 19 (1.01%) TypeScript
15 14 (0.74%) VBScript
16 11 (0.58%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
16 11 (0.58%) Scala
17 10 (0.53%) ES6
17 10 (0.53%) VBA
Qualifications
1 187 (9.89%) Degree
2 157 (8.31%) Security Cleared
3 88 (4.66%) SC Cleared
4 62 (3.28%) CISSP
5 51 (2.70%) CISM
6 48 (2.54%) Cisco Certification
7 47 (2.49%) DV Cleared
8 33 (1.75%) Microsoft Certification
9 31 (1.64%) CCNA
10 29 (1.53%) CISA
11 26 (1.38%) Computer Science Degree
12 18 (0.95%) MCSE
13 14 (0.74%) CCNP
14 13 (0.69%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
15 12 (0.63%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
16 11 (0.58%) ITIL Certification
17 10 (0.53%) CEH
18 9 (0.48%) CCIE
18 9 (0.48%) MCITP
18 9 (0.48%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 84 (4.44%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 83 (4.39%) GDPR
3 57 (3.02%) QA
4 30 (1.59%) PMO
4 30 (1.59%) SLA
5 22 (1.16%) Cyber Essentials
5 22 (1.16%) PCI DSS
6 10 (0.53%) COBIT
6 10 (0.53%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 8 (0.42%) ISO 9001
7 8 (0.42%) NIST
8 5 (0.26%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
8 5 (0.26%) ISO/IEC 17025
9 4 (0.21%) Def Stans
9 4 (0.21%) HIPAA
9 4 (0.21%) ISO 20022
9 4 (0.21%) ISO 22301
9 4 (0.21%) NIST 800
9 4 (0.21%) PSD2
9 4 (0.21%) SEPA
System Software
1 178 (9.42%) Active Directory
2 79 (4.18%) Docker
3 40 (2.12%) VMware Infrastructure
4 23 (1.22%) Hyper-V
4 23 (1.22%) VMware ESXi
5 22 (1.16%) XenApp
6 19 (1.01%) vSphere
7 17 (0.90%) XenDesktop
8 10 (0.53%) Microsoft App-V
9 9 (0.48%) Virtual Machines
10 7 (0.37%) BitLocker
11 6 (0.32%) Firmware
11 6 (0.32%) VMware NSX
12 5 (0.26%) Virtual Desktop
13 4 (0.21%) Terminal Services
14 3 (0.16%) Snort
14 3 (0.16%) Xen
15 2 (0.11%) Active Directory Lightweight Directory Services
16 1 (0.053%) Microsoft Virtual Server
16 1 (0.053%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 71 (3.76%) Kubernetes
2 62 (3.28%) SCCM
3 38 (2.01%) Terraform
4 34 (1.80%) Ansible
4 34 (1.80%) Puppet
5 19 (1.01%) Opscode Chef
6 17 (0.90%) vCenter Server
7 16 (0.85%) WSUS
8 14 (0.74%) Microsoft Intune
9 10 (0.53%) WebSphere Cast Iron
10 6 (0.32%) Cisco CUCM
10 6 (0.32%) McAfee ePO
11 5 (0.26%) CASB
11 5 (0.26%) Failover Clustering
11 5 (0.26%) FortiGate
11 5 (0.26%) Kibana
11 5 (0.26%) logstash
11 5 (0.26%) NetVault Backup
12 4 (0.21%) AirWatch
12 4 (0.21%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 437 (23.12%) Microsoft
2 110 (5.82%) Cisco
3 104 (5.50%) Citrix
4 93 (4.92%) VMware
5 92 (4.87%) iManage
6 69 (3.65%) Oracle
7 64 (3.39%) Intapp
8 42 (2.22%) Google
9 38 (2.01%) Aderant
10 35 (1.85%) Sony
11 29 (1.53%) Capita
12 28 (1.48%) IBM
13 25 (1.32%) Palo Alto
14 24 (1.27%) Atlassian
15 22 (1.16%) Dell
16 21 (1.11%) Adobe
17 19 (1.01%) NetApp
17 19 (1.01%) ServiceNow
18 18 (0.95%) Splunk
18 18 (0.95%) Workday