Period
to 8 December 2019

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 8 December 2019 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Law
UK
6 months to
8 Dec 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 219 217 245
Rank change year-on-year -2 +28 -11
Permanent jobs citing Law 2,000 2,504 2,603
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 1.50% 1.58% 1.45%
As % of the General category 3.80% 3.74% 3.20%
Number of salaries quoted 1,489 1,689 1,862
UK median annual salary £53,000 £55,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -3.64% +4.76% +3.96%
10th Percentile £28,232 £29,750 £28,550
90th Percentile £82,500 £85,000 £77,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,750 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +0.59% - -

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 52,616 66,905 81,242
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 39.59% 42.11% 45.18%
Number of salaries quoted 39,847 51,340 59,778
UK median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +10.00% -
10th Percentile £31,250 £30,000 £29,250
90th Percentile £95,000 £87,500 £83,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - +2.27%

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 8 December 2019.

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 8 December 2019. 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 +2 1,888 £55,000 -0.90% 350
London +11 1,254 £60,000 - 211
UK excluding London +2 720 £42,750 +0.59% 150
North of England -53 225 £42,500 +6.25% 61
North West -71 182 £45,000 +11.53% 44
South East +65 168 £40,000 -11.11% 23
South West +43 154 £47,500 +11.76% 11
Scotland +15 76 £45,840 -8.32% 6
Midlands +8 66 £45,000 +52.43% 33
West Midlands +11 48 £47,500 +61.02% 18
Yorkshire +23 39 £35,156 +0.45% 13
East of England +27 27 £50,000 +10.77% 11
East Midlands +12 18 £45,000 - 15
Wales -9 7 £35,000 -30.00% 5
Northern Ireland +1 6 £38,750 -29.55%
North East +18 4 £33,000 -52.00% 4
Channel Islands - 3 £33,000 -

For the 6 months to 8 December 2019, 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.

1 504 (25.20%) Legal
2 495 (24.75%) Windows
3 436 (21.80%) Microsoft
4 358 (17.90%) Agile Software Development
5 317 (15.85%) Finance
6 298 (14.90%) Azure
7 272 (13.60%) SQL
8 253 (12.65%) Information Security
9 251 (12.55%) Degree
10 238 (11.90%) Microsoft Office
10 238 (11.90%) Active Directory
10 238 (11.90%) Office 365
11 227 (11.35%) C#
12 223 (11.15%) Cybersecurity
13 218 (10.90%) .NET
14 216 (10.80%) AWS
15 215 (10.75%) Java
16 210 (10.50%) Problem-Solving
17 207 (10.35%) ITIL
18 198 (9.90%) Python
19 197 (9.85%) JavaScript
20 196 (9.80%) DevOps
21 194 (9.70%) Analytics
22 177 (8.85%) Project Management
23 174 (8.70%) Windows 10
24 172 (8.60%) Analytical Skills
25 168 (8.40%) Management Information System
26 166 (8.30%) Windows Server
27 165 (8.25%) Software Engineering
28 156 (7.80%) SaaS

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
1 100 (5.00%) MS Exchange
2 64 (3.20%) IIS
3 51 (2.55%) SharePoint
4 35 (1.75%) Elasticsearch
4 35 (1.75%) Skype for Business
5 18 (0.90%) Exchange Server 2010
6 14 (0.70%) Exchange Server 2013
7 13 (0.65%) Apache Spark
8 9 (0.45%) CMS
9 6 (0.30%) Apache Solr
9 6 (0.30%) nginx
10 5 (0.25%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 5 (0.25%) SharePoint 2013
10 5 (0.25%) WordPress
11 4 (0.20%) OpenStack
11 4 (0.20%) Tomcat
12 3 (0.15%) Apache
12 3 (0.15%) Apache Pig
12 3 (0.15%) EPiServer
13 2 (0.10%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 238 (11.90%) Microsoft Office
2 101 (5.05%) Microsoft Excel
3 67 (3.35%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 19 (0.95%) MS Visio
5 10 (0.50%) Microsoft Project
6 8 (0.40%) InfoPath
7 5 (0.25%) InVision
7 5 (0.25%) Sketch
8 4 (0.20%) Camtasia
8 4 (0.20%) S-PLUS
9 3 (0.15%) Simulink
9 3 (0.15%) Spreadsheet
9 3 (0.15%) SPSS
9 3 (0.15%) Stata
10 2 (0.10%) Adobe Creative Suite
11 1 (0.050%) Acrobat
11 1 (0.050%) Adobe Captivate
11 1 (0.050%) Final Cut Pro
Business Applications
1 35 (1.75%) Elite 3E
2 33 (1.65%) Dynamics CRM
3 15 (0.75%) Carpe Diem
4 9 (0.45%) Relativity
5 8 (0.40%) Dynamics NAV
6 7 (0.35%) DocuMatrix
7 6 (0.30%) Concordance
7 6 (0.30%) Payment Gateway
7 6 (0.30%) Ringtail
7 6 (0.30%) Veritas eDiscovery
7 6 (0.30%) Visualfiles
8 1 (0.050%) Cognos Business Intelligence
8 1 (0.050%) Cognos TM1
8 1 (0.050%) Remedy ITSM
8 1 (0.050%) Salesforce.com CRM
8 1 (0.050%) SAP Oil and Gas
8 1 (0.050%) Workday HCM
Cloud Services
1 298 (14.90%) Azure
2 238 (11.90%) Office 365
3 216 (10.80%) AWS
4 156 (7.80%) SaaS
5 99 (4.95%) GCP
6 59 (2.95%) Serverless
7 43 (2.15%) AWS Lambda
8 42 (2.10%) PaaS
9 32 (1.60%) Power Platform
10 29 (1.45%) Amazon ECS
11 26 (1.30%) Mimecast
12 23 (1.15%) IaaS
13 15 (0.75%) Amazon S3
13 15 (0.75%) GitHub
13 15 (0.75%) OneDrive
14 13 (0.65%) Amazon EC2
14 13 (0.65%) AWS CloudFormation
14 13 (0.65%) Azure Active Directory
15 12 (0.60%) Amazon CloudWatch
15 12 (0.60%) Amazon Kinesis
Communications & Networking
1 154 (7.70%) Firewall
2 104 (5.20%) DNS
3 85 (4.25%) TCP/IP
4 67 (3.35%) DHCP
5 65 (3.25%) WAN
6 62 (3.10%) LAN
7 60 (3.00%) VPN
8 58 (2.90%) Network Security
9 54 (2.70%) Internet
10 43 (2.15%) Wireless
11 39 (1.95%) VoIP
12 37 (1.85%) Skype
13 30 (1.50%) VLAN
14 28 (1.40%) NetScaler
15 22 (1.10%) SAN
16 21 (1.05%) SSL
17 19 (0.95%) Cisco ASA
17 19 (0.95%) Remote Desktop
18 16 (0.80%) EIGRP
18 16 (0.80%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 148 (7.40%) SQL Server
2 94 (4.70%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 72 (3.60%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 46 (2.30%) Big Data
5 34 (1.70%) NoSQL
6 33 (1.65%) Relational Database
7 32 (1.60%) Power BI
8 31 (1.55%) Data Warehouse
8 31 (1.55%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 30 (1.50%) PostgreSQL
10 24 (1.20%) SQL Server 2012
11 16 (0.80%) Flink
12 15 (0.75%) Hadoop
12 15 (0.75%) RDBMS
13 14 (0.70%) Amazon DynamoDB
13 14 (0.70%) MySQL
14 13 (0.65%) BigQuery
14 13 (0.65%) HBase
14 13 (0.65%) OLAP
15 12 (0.60%) Redis
Development Applications
1 57 (2.85%) Jenkins
2 36 (1.80%) Visual Studio
3 30 (1.50%) Git (software)
4 24 (1.20%) PhantomJS
5 17 (0.85%) JIRA
6 16 (0.80%) GitLab
7 15 (0.75%) Selenium
8 14 (0.70%) Team Foundation Server
9 12 (0.60%) CircleCI
10 11 (0.55%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 11 (0.55%) Eclipse
10 11 (0.55%) TeamCity
11 10 (0.50%) Eclipse RCP
12 7 (0.35%) webpack
13 4 (0.20%) Charles Proxy
13 4 (0.20%) IDA Disassembler
13 4 (0.20%) Octopus Deploy
13 4 (0.20%) OllyDbg
13 4 (0.20%) PostCSS
13 4 (0.20%) Spinnaker
General
1 504 (25.20%) Legal
2 317 (15.85%) Finance
3 91 (4.55%) Marketing
4 81 (4.05%) Banking
5 63 (3.15%) Police
6 60 (3.00%) Retail
7 57 (2.85%) Local Government
8 51 (2.55%) Telecoms
9 42 (2.10%) Games
10 34 (1.70%) Public Sector
11 26 (1.30%) Fire and Rescue
12 24 (1.20%) Financial Institution
13 11 (0.55%) Back Office
13 11 (0.55%) Electronics
13 11 (0.55%) International Banking
13 11 (0.55%) Manufacturing
14 9 (0.45%) Advertising
14 9 (0.45%) Aerospace
15 5 (0.25%) Billing
16 4 (0.20%) French Language
Job Titles
1 404 (20.20%) Analyst
2 391 (19.55%) Developer
3 120 (6.00%) Service Analyst
4 115 (5.75%) Consultant
5 108 (5.40%) Service Desk Analyst
6 107 (5.35%) Support Analyst
7 96 (4.80%) IT Analyst
8 92 (4.60%) Senior Developer
9 82 (4.10%) Project Manager
10 77 (3.85%) IT Support
11 75 (3.75%) .NET Developer
11 75 (3.75%) Software Engineer
12 74 (3.70%) IT Manager
12 74 (3.70%) Support Engineer
13 68 (3.40%) Java Developer
14 63 (3.15%) Senior Analyst
15 58 (2.90%) DevOps Engineer
16 52 (2.60%) IT Support Analyst
17 48 (2.40%) Security Analyst
18 44 (2.20%) Security Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 218 (10.90%) .NET
2 100 (5.00%) HTML
3 97 (4.85%) Node.js
4 91 (4.55%) CSS
5 80 (4.00%) ASP.NET
6 71 (3.55%) AngularJS
7 68 (3.40%) Web Services
8 66 (3.30%) React
9 59 (2.95%) .NET Core
10 57 (2.85%) REST
11 56 (2.80%) .NET Framework
12 41 (2.05%) XML
13 38 (1.90%) ASP.NET Web API
14 27 (1.35%) Entity Framework
14 27 (1.35%) HTML5
14 27 (1.35%) RESTful
15 24 (1.20%) Kafka
15 24 (1.20%) SOAP
16 22 (1.10%) ASP.NET MVC
16 22 (1.10%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 172 (8.60%) Analytical Skills
2 168 (8.40%) Management Information System
3 89 (4.45%) Self-Motivation
4 65 (3.25%) Video Conferencing
5 55 (2.75%) Data Centre
5 55 (2.75%) Greenfield Project
6 50 (2.50%) User Experience
7 43 (2.15%) Algorithms
8 41 (2.05%) Mobile App
9 29 (1.45%) Enterprise Software
10 28 (1.40%) Public Cloud
11 26 (1.30%) Cyber Defence
12 25 (1.25%) iPhone
13 21 (1.05%) Private Cloud
13 21 (1.05%) Replication
13 21 (1.05%) Security Operations Centre
14 18 (0.90%) Blackberry
14 18 (0.90%) Cybercrime
14 18 (0.90%) Virtual Team
15 17 (0.85%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 495 (24.75%) Windows
2 174 (8.70%) Windows 10
3 166 (8.30%) Windows Server
4 126 (6.30%) Linux
5 114 (5.70%) Windows 7
6 110 (5.50%) Windows Server 2012
7 83 (4.15%) Android
8 60 (3.00%) Unix
9 56 (2.80%) Apple iOS
10 18 (0.90%) Windows Server 2008
11 13 (0.65%) Windows Vista
12 12 (0.60%) Windows 8
13 10 (0.50%) Ubuntu
14 9 (0.45%) CentOS
14 9 (0.45%) Mac OS
15 3 (0.15%) Mac OS X
16 2 (0.10%) Solaris
16 2 (0.10%) Windows Server 2003
16 2 (0.10%) Windows XP
17 1 (0.050%) Tizen
Processes & Methodologies
1 358 (17.90%) Agile Software Development
2 253 (12.65%) Information Security
3 223 (11.15%) Cybersecurity
4 210 (10.50%) Problem-Solving
5 207 (10.35%) ITIL
6 196 (9.80%) DevOps
7 194 (9.70%) Analytics
8 177 (8.85%) Project Management
9 165 (8.25%) Software Engineering
10 144 (7.20%) Stakeholder Management
11 114 (5.70%) Business Intelligence
11 114 (5.70%) Microservices
12 109 (5.45%) Scrum
13 100 (5.00%) Security Operations
14 96 (4.80%) Change Management
14 96 (4.80%) SIEM
15 93 (4.65%) ISMS
16 92 (4.60%) Continuous Improvement
17 91 (4.55%) Document Management
17 91 (4.55%) Security Management
Programming Languages
1 272 (13.60%) SQL
2 227 (11.35%) C#
3 215 (10.75%) Java
4 198 (9.90%) Python
5 197 (9.85%) JavaScript
6 77 (3.85%) C++
6 77 (3.85%) PowerShell
7 51 (2.55%) T-SQL
8 50 (2.50%) C
9 49 (2.45%) Bash Shell
10 41 (2.05%) Ruby
11 40 (2.00%) Go
12 37 (1.85%) PHP
13 23 (1.15%) XPath
14 21 (1.05%) ES6
15 20 (1.00%) VB
16 19 (0.95%) Java 8
17 18 (0.90%) VBA
18 16 (0.80%) TypeScript
19 12 (0.60%) R
Qualifications
1 251 (12.55%) Degree
2 98 (4.90%) Security Cleared
3 88 (4.40%) CISSP
4 70 (3.50%) CISM
5 57 (2.85%) Cisco Certification
6 47 (2.35%) Microsoft Certification
7 39 (1.95%) CCNA
8 36 (1.80%) Computer Science Degree
8 36 (1.80%) MCSE
9 27 (1.35%) IISP
10 26 (1.30%) CESG Certified Professional
11 24 (1.20%) CISA
12 23 (1.15%) ITIL Certification
13 22 (1.10%) CCNP
13 22 (1.10%) SC Cleared
14 18 (0.90%) MBCS
15 17 (0.85%) PMP
16 16 (0.80%) DV Cleared
17 15 (0.75%) MCSA
18 14 (0.70%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 108 (5.40%) GDPR
2 96 (4.80%) SLA
3 81 (4.05%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 69 (3.45%) PMO
5 49 (2.45%) QA
6 38 (1.90%) PCI DSS
7 34 (1.70%) Cyber Essentials
7 34 (1.70%) NIST
8 25 (1.25%) NCSC
9 23 (1.15%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
10 20 (1.00%) Data Quality
11 13 (0.65%) ISO/IEC 17025
12 9 (0.45%) NIST 800
13 8 (0.40%) ISO 31000
14 7 (0.35%) HIPAA
15 6 (0.30%) ISO 22301
16 5 (0.25%) HMG Security Policy Framework
17 4 (0.20%) COBIT
17 4 (0.20%) SAS 70
18 3 (0.15%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 238 (11.90%) Active Directory
2 78 (3.90%) Docker
3 72 (3.60%) VMware Infrastructure
4 36 (1.80%) XenDesktop
5 35 (1.75%) VMware ESXi
5 35 (1.75%) XenApp
6 31 (1.55%) Hyper-V
7 19 (0.95%) Firmware
8 16 (0.80%) vSphere
9 13 (0.65%) Virtual Desktop
10 12 (0.60%) BitLocker
11 7 (0.35%) Terminal Services
11 7 (0.35%) VMware NSX
12 6 (0.30%) Virtual Machines
13 5 (0.25%) Microsoft App-V
14 4 (0.20%) Virtual Servers
15 3 (0.15%) Apache ZooKeeper
16 2 (0.10%) Citrix Hypervisor
17 1 (0.050%) Microsoft Virtual Server
17 1 (0.050%) Xen
Systems Management
1 88 (4.40%) Kubernetes
2 60 (3.00%) Ansible
3 54 (2.70%) SCCM
4 53 (2.65%) Puppet
4 53 (2.65%) Terraform
5 49 (2.45%) Opscode Chef
6 25 (1.25%) Cisco CUCM
7 20 (1.00%) Microsoft Intune
8 14 (0.70%) EnCase
9 12 (0.60%) Kibana
9 12 (0.60%) logstash
10 11 (0.55%) FTK
11 10 (0.50%) SolarWinds Orion
11 10 (0.50%) WSUS
12 8 (0.40%) CASB
13 7 (0.35%) Jamf Pro
13 7 (0.35%) McAfee ePO
14 5 (0.25%) AirWatch
14 5 (0.25%) Backup Exec
14 5 (0.25%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 436 (21.80%) Microsoft
2 146 (7.30%) Citrix
3 137 (6.85%) VMware
4 130 (6.50%) iManage
5 108 (5.40%) Cisco
6 106 (5.30%) Splunk
7 90 (4.50%) Sony
8 84 (4.20%) Google
9 80 (4.00%) ServiceNow
10 48 (2.40%) Capita
11 43 (2.15%) Palo Alto
11 43 (2.15%) Symantec
12 42 (2.10%) Intapp
13 36 (1.80%) CyberArk
14 35 (1.75%) Salesforce.com
15 32 (1.60%) Aderant
15 32 (1.60%) Dell
16 23 (1.15%) CheckPoint
17 21 (1.05%) Oracle
18 20 (1.00%) Ivanti