Period
to 24 May 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 24 May 2019 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Law
UK
6 months to
24 May 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 213 207 291
Rank change year-on-year -6 +84 -110
Permanent jobs citing Law 2,372 2,814 1,934
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 1.63% 1.63% 1.14%
As % of the General category 4.28% 3.95% 2.74%
Number of salaries quoted 1,785 2,016 1,608
UK median annual salary £60,000 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +20.00% - -4.76%
10th Percentile £31,250 £30,875 £27,350
90th Percentile £87,500 £77,500 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £44,000 £42,500 £39,500
% change year-on-year +3.53% +7.59% -7.06%

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 55,377 71,258 70,611
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 38.13% 41.33% 41.70%
Number of salaries quoted 41,601 55,376 56,238
UK median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% -
10th Percentile £30,750 £30,000 £28,750
90th Percentile £91,250 £85,000 £84,825
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,500 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year +1.11% +5.88% -1.16%

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 24 May 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 24 May 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 -5 2,297 £60,000 +20.00% 205
London +31 1,641 £65,000 +18.18% 105
UK excluding London -64 689 £44,000 +3.53% 105
South East +14 232 £41,500 +3.75% 18
North of England -90 206 £45,000 - 56
North West -69 161 £48,000 +1.05% 41
South West +5 125 £42,500 +6.25% 14
Midlands -42 62 £44,000 +10.00% 10
Yorkshire -53 38 £40,000 -11.11% 13
East Midlands -6 34 £40,000 -5.88% 2
West Midlands -17 28 £44,000 +24.82% 8
East of England +55 26 £50,000 +11.11% 3
Scotland -5 24 £39,400 -7.29% 3
Northern Ireland -21 9 £36,250 -14.71%
Wales +9 8 £50,000 +17.65% 1
North East +9 7 £69,500 +48.05% 2
Isle of Man - 4 £51,000 - 1

For the 6 months to 24 May 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.

1 579 (24.41%) Legal
2 475 (20.03%) Windows
3 421 (17.75%) Agile Software Development
4 416 (17.54%) SQL
5 379 (15.98%) Python
6 378 (15.94%) Java
7 374 (15.77%) DevOps
8 362 (15.26%) Microsoft
9 361 (15.22%) Amazon AWS
10 351 (14.80%) Finance
11 333 (14.04%) Microsoft Azure
12 329 (13.87%) ITIL
13 317 (13.36%) Machine Learning
14 269 (11.34%) Big Data
15 265 (11.17%) Active Directory
16 262 (11.05%) Microsoft Office
17 239 (10.08%) Software Engineering
18 238 (10.03%) Apache Spark
19 231 (9.74%) Hadoop
20 222 (9.36%) Degree
21 216 (9.11%) Google Cloud Platform
22 210 (8.85%) Office 365
23 208 (8.77%) Problem-Solving
24 200 (8.43%) Analytical Skills
25 185 (7.80%) Information Security
26 184 (7.76%) QA
27 182 (7.67%) C#
27 182 (7.67%) Windows Server
28 177 (7.46%) JavaScript
29 176 (7.42%) iManage

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
1 238 (10.03%) Apache Spark
2 130 (5.48%) Apache Pig
3 76 (3.20%) MS Exchange
4 62 (2.61%) Skype for Business
5 54 (2.28%) SharePoint
6 38 (1.60%) Apache
7 29 (1.22%) Elasticsearch
8 23 (0.97%) Exchange Server 2010
9 22 (0.93%) CMS
10 21 (0.89%) Exchange Server 2013
11 13 (0.55%) Confluence
12 12 (0.51%) IIS
13 10 (0.42%) Jupyter
13 10 (0.42%) nginx
13 10 (0.42%) Tornado
14 9 (0.38%) IPython
15 8 (0.34%) Tomcat
16 7 (0.30%) Sitecore CMS
17 6 (0.25%) Exchange Server 2003
17 6 (0.25%) WebSphere
Applications
1 262 (11.05%) Microsoft Office
2 75 (3.16%) Microsoft Excel
3 43 (1.81%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 13 (0.55%) Microsoft Project
5 10 (0.42%) MS Visio
6 4 (0.17%) Acrobat
6 4 (0.17%) Adobe Captivate
7 3 (0.13%) Camtasia
7 3 (0.13%) Photoshop
7 3 (0.13%) Simulink
8 2 (0.084%) LaTeX
8 2 (0.084%) S-PLUS
8 2 (0.084%) Spreadsheet
9 1 (0.042%) Adobe Creative Suite
9 1 (0.042%) Adobe Illustrator
9 1 (0.042%) AutoCAD
9 1 (0.042%) InDesign
9 1 (0.042%) Revit
9 1 (0.042%) SPSS
9 1 (0.042%) Stata
Business Applications
1 46 (1.94%) Carpe Diem
1 46 (1.94%) Elite 3E
2 22 (0.93%) Dynamics CRM
3 8 (0.34%) SAP ERP
4 6 (0.25%) Payment Gateway
5 4 (0.17%) Visualfiles
6 3 (0.13%) Adobe Campaign
6 3 (0.13%) Exstream
6 3 (0.13%) Relativity
7 2 (0.084%) Workday HCM
8 1 (0.042%) DocuMatrix
8 1 (0.042%) Eloqua
8 1 (0.042%) Remedy ITSM
8 1 (0.042%) SAP S/4HANA
8 1 (0.042%) Veritas eDiscovery
Cloud Services
1 361 (15.22%) Amazon AWS
2 333 (14.04%) Microsoft Azure
3 216 (9.11%) Google Cloud Platform
4 210 (8.85%) Office 365
5 85 (3.58%) SaaS
6 50 (2.11%) Serverless
7 43 (1.81%) AWS Lambda
7 43 (1.81%) Power Platform
8 32 (1.35%) Amazon SQS
9 29 (1.22%) Amazon EC2
10 22 (0.93%) AWS CloudFormation
10 22 (0.93%) Cloud Computing
11 21 (0.89%) Mimecast
12 19 (0.80%) Azure Active Directory
12 19 (0.80%) IaaS
13 15 (0.63%) Amazon CloudWatch
14 13 (0.55%) Google Analytics
15 12 (0.51%) Amazon Kinesis
15 12 (0.51%) PaaS
16 11 (0.46%) Amazon EMR
Communications & Networking
1 122 (5.14%) Firewall
2 96 (4.05%) Internet
3 91 (3.84%) VPN
4 82 (3.46%) DNS
5 75 (3.16%) DHCP
6 70 (2.95%) Skype
7 69 (2.91%) LAN
8 66 (2.78%) Network Security
8 66 (2.78%) WAN
9 55 (2.32%) TCP/IP
10 40 (1.69%) SAN
11 33 (1.39%) MPLS
12 29 (1.22%) Wireless
13 26 (1.10%) HTTP
13 26 (1.10%) VoIP
14 22 (0.93%) Intranet
14 22 (0.93%) Unified Communications
15 17 (0.72%) VLAN
16 13 (0.55%) Intrusion Detection
17 10 (0.42%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 269 (11.34%) Big Data
2 231 (9.74%) Hadoop
3 153 (6.45%) SQL Server
4 138 (5.82%) NoSQL
5 115 (4.85%) Apache Hive
6 97 (4.09%) MongoDB
7 94 (3.96%) HBase
8 77 (3.25%) Sqoop
9 71 (2.99%) MySQL
10 48 (2.02%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 47 (1.98%) Data Warehouse
11 47 (1.98%) PostgreSQL
12 43 (1.81%) Power BI
13 41 (1.73%) Apache Cassandra
14 38 (1.60%) SQL Server Integration Services
15 37 (1.56%) Relational Database
16 30 (1.26%) Amazon Redshift
17 26 (1.10%) Apache Kudu
18 25 (1.05%) QlikView
19 24 (1.01%) BigQuery
Development Applications
1 84 (3.54%) Git (software)
2 83 (3.50%) Selenium
3 73 (3.08%) Jenkins
4 59 (2.49%) Maven
5 45 (1.90%) Ant
5 45 (1.90%) JIRA
6 43 (1.81%) Gradle
7 41 (1.73%) TeamCity
8 26 (1.10%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 23 (0.97%) JMeter
10 21 (0.89%) GitLab
11 20 (0.84%) Cucumber
12 17 (0.72%) Octopus Deploy
13 16 (0.67%) Calabash
14 14 (0.59%) SoapUI
14 14 (0.59%) Visual Studio
15 13 (0.55%) Subversion
16 10 (0.42%) Grunt
16 10 (0.42%) PHPUnit
16 10 (0.42%) Xcode
General
1 579 (24.41%) Legal
2 351 (14.80%) Finance
3 120 (5.06%) Marketing
4 114 (4.81%) Banking
5 57 (2.40%) Investment Banking
6 52 (2.19%) Retail
7 46 (1.94%) Telecoms
8 41 (1.73%) Games
9 37 (1.56%) Back Office
10 26 (1.10%) Billing
11 21 (0.89%) Automotive
12 17 (0.72%) Electronics
13 15 (0.63%) Local Government
14 14 (0.59%) Manufacturing
15 13 (0.55%) Financial Institution
16 9 (0.38%) Aerospace
16 9 (0.38%) Front Office
17 8 (0.34%) French Language
17 8 (0.34%) Military
18 7 (0.30%) German Language
Job Titles
1 553 (23.31%) Analyst
2 385 (16.23%) Developer
3 142 (5.99%) Data Engineer
4 136 (5.73%) Service Analyst
5 134 (5.65%) IT Analyst
6 122 (5.14%) Support Analyst
7 121 (5.10%) Big Data Engineer
7 121 (5.10%) Service Desk Analyst
8 102 (4.30%) Java Developer
8 102 (4.30%) Senior Developer
9 85 (3.58%) Project Manager
10 81 (3.41%) Business Analyst
11 78 (3.29%) Python Engineer
12 77 (3.25%) .NET Developer
13 76 (3.20%) Hadoop Engineer
14 68 (2.87%) Trainer
15 67 (2.82%) DevOps Engineer
16 66 (2.78%) Architect
16 66 (2.78%) IT Manager
17 65 (2.74%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 171 (7.21%) .NET
2 158 (6.66%) Kafka
3 110 (4.64%) HTML
4 108 (4.55%) Web Services
5 90 (3.79%) Apache NiFi
6 88 (3.71%) CSS
6 88 (3.71%) Node.js
7 67 (2.82%) .NET Core
7 67 (2.82%) REST
8 66 (2.78%) Spring
9 62 (2.61%) AngularJS
9 62 (2.61%) React
10 53 (2.23%) ASP.NET
10 53 (2.23%) SOAP
11 48 (2.02%) jQuery
12 43 (1.81%) Spark Streaming
13 40 (1.69%) Pandas
13 40 (1.69%) RESTful
13 40 (1.69%) XML
14 33 (1.39%) Spring Boot
Miscellaneous
1 200 (8.43%) Analytical Skills
2 122 (5.14%) Management Information System
3 107 (4.51%) Mobile App
4 96 (4.05%) Greenfield Project
5 75 (3.16%) Self-Motivation
6 68 (2.87%) Algorithms
7 65 (2.74%) User Experience
8 46 (1.94%) Fintech
9 43 (1.81%) Smartphone
10 34 (1.43%) Data Centre
11 29 (1.22%) Social Media
12 28 (1.18%) Data Structures
13 27 (1.14%) Blackberry
14 26 (1.10%) e-Learning
15 25 (1.05%) Hybrid Cloud
16 24 (1.01%) iPhone
17 17 (0.72%) Enterprise Software
17 17 (0.72%) Linux Command Line
18 15 (0.63%) iPad
19 14 (0.59%) Learning Management System
Operating Systems
1 475 (20.03%) Windows
2 182 (7.67%) Windows Server
3 161 (6.79%) Linux
4 159 (6.70%) Windows 10
5 125 (5.27%) Windows 7
6 111 (4.68%) Android
7 79 (3.33%) Unix
8 70 (2.95%) Apple iOS
9 63 (2.66%) Windows Server 2012
10 49 (2.07%) Windows Server 2008
11 22 (0.93%) CentOS
11 22 (0.93%) Ubuntu
12 15 (0.63%) Windows 8
13 13 (0.55%) Debian
14 9 (0.38%) Mac OS X
15 7 (0.30%) Windows Server 2003
16 5 (0.21%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
16 5 (0.21%) Windows XP
17 3 (0.13%) Mac OS
18 2 (0.084%) VxWorks
Processes & Methodologies
1 421 (17.75%) Agile Software Development
2 374 (15.77%) DevOps
3 329 (13.87%) ITIL
4 317 (13.36%) Machine Learning
5 239 (10.08%) Software Engineering
6 208 (8.77%) Problem-Solving
7 185 (7.80%) Information Security
8 156 (6.58%) Artificial Intelligence
8 156 (6.58%) Scrum
9 146 (6.16%) Business Intelligence
10 145 (6.11%) Analytics
11 144 (6.07%) Data Science
12 141 (5.94%) Microservices
13 140 (5.90%) E-Commerce
14 131 (5.52%) Test Automation
15 128 (5.40%) Project Management
16 117 (4.93%) Document Management
17 115 (4.85%) Data Protection
17 115 (4.85%) Stakeholder Management
18 107 (4.51%) Data Modelling
Programming Languages
1 416 (17.54%) SQL
2 379 (15.98%) Python
3 378 (15.94%) Java
4 182 (7.67%) C#
5 177 (7.46%) JavaScript
6 172 (7.25%) Scala
7 96 (4.05%) PHP
8 58 (2.45%) PowerShell
9 50 (2.11%) C
10 42 (1.77%) Perl
10 42 (1.77%) T-SQL
11 41 (1.73%) Groovy
12 40 (1.69%) Ruby
13 37 (1.56%) C++
14 31 (1.31%) R
15 29 (1.22%) VBA
16 27 (1.14%) Java 8
16 27 (1.14%) Kotlin
17 23 (0.97%) ES6
17 23 (0.97%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 222 (9.36%) Degree
2 139 (5.86%) Security Cleared
3 89 (3.75%) SC Cleared
4 84 (3.54%) Cisco Certification
5 69 (2.91%) CCNP
6 62 (2.61%) Microsoft Certification
7 61 (2.57%) CCNA
8 44 (1.85%) ITIL Certification
9 39 (1.64%) CISSP
9 39 (1.64%) DV Cleared
10 37 (1.56%) MCSE
11 30 (1.26%) CISM
11 30 (1.26%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
12 27 (1.14%) CEH
13 24 (1.01%) Computer Science Degree
13 24 (1.01%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
14 23 (0.97%) ISEB
15 22 (0.93%) CCIE
16 20 (0.84%) CISA
17 19 (0.80%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 184 (7.76%) QA
2 120 (5.06%) GDPR
3 80 (3.37%) SLA
4 54 (2.28%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 23 (0.97%) PMO
6 21 (0.89%) Cyber Essentials
7 15 (0.63%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 14 (0.59%) HIPAA
9 9 (0.38%) Basel II
10 7 (0.30%) Data Quality
10 7 (0.30%) PCI DSS
11 6 (0.25%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
12 5 (0.21%) COBIT
13 4 (0.17%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
13 4 (0.17%) Disclosure Scotland
13 4 (0.17%) NIST 800
14 2 (0.084%) DO-178B
14 2 (0.084%) ISO 9001
14 2 (0.084%) P3O
14 2 (0.084%) SAS 70
System Software
1 265 (11.17%) Active Directory
2 167 (7.04%) Docker
3 81 (3.41%) Apache ZooKeeper
4 54 (2.28%) VMware Infrastructure
5 41 (1.73%) Hyper-V
6 27 (1.14%) XenApp
7 11 (0.46%) Virtual Servers
7 11 (0.46%) vSphere
8 9 (0.38%) Virtual Machines
9 8 (0.34%) Terminal Services
10 7 (0.30%) VMware ESXi
11 6 (0.25%) Firmware
12 5 (0.21%) XenDesktop
13 4 (0.17%) Microsoft App-V
13 4 (0.17%) Virtual Desktop
14 3 (0.13%) Citrix Hypervisor
14 3 (0.13%) Terminal Server
15 2 (0.084%) Microsoft Virtual Server
15 2 (0.084%) Squid
15 2 (0.084%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 107 (4.51%) Kubernetes
2 79 (3.33%) Ansible
3 76 (3.20%) Oozie
4 73 (3.08%) SCCM
5 49 (2.07%) Terraform
6 45 (1.90%) Opscode Chef
7 33 (1.39%) Puppet
8 29 (1.22%) Nagios
9 18 (0.76%) Ambari
10 11 (0.46%) DameWare
10 11 (0.46%) EnCase
10 11 (0.46%) WSUS
11 10 (0.42%) Cisco CUCM
12 8 (0.34%) Mesos
13 5 (0.21%) HP ALM
13 5 (0.21%) HP Quality Center
13 5 (0.21%) Microsoft Intune
13 5 (0.21%) Single Sign-On
14 4 (0.17%) Cisco Prime
14 4 (0.17%) SCOM
Vendors
1 362 (15.26%) Microsoft
2 176 (7.42%) iManage
3 140 (5.90%) Citrix
4 123 (5.19%) Cloudera
5 107 (4.51%) Google
6 106 (4.47%) Cisco
7 101 (4.26%) VMware
8 75 (3.16%) Sony
9 55 (2.32%) CheckPoint
10 41 (1.73%) SAP
11 39 (1.64%) Intapp
12 36 (1.52%) Oracle
13 32 (1.35%) IBM
13 32 (1.35%) Salesforce.com
14 31 (1.31%) Tableau
15 28 (1.18%) HP
16 25 (1.05%) Avaya
17 22 (0.93%) Mitel
18 21 (0.89%) Aderant
18 21 (0.89%) Apple