Period
to 22 July 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 22 July 2018 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Law
UK
6 months to
22 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 208 300 178
Rank change year-on-year +92 -122 +30
Permanent jobs citing Law 2,843 2,049 4,011
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 1.64% 1.15% 1.98%
As % of the General category 3.96% 2.68% 4.52%
Number of salaries quoted 2,013 1,671 3,503
UK median annual salary £50,000 £51,500 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -2.91% -1.90% +5.00%
10th Percentile £29,250 £27,500 £30,000
90th Percentile £78,750 £75,000 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,500
% change year-on-year - -1.23% +1.25%

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 71,860 76,459 88,829
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 41.44% 42.79% 43.88%
Number of salaries quoted 55,351 58,103 72,416
UK median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% - -
10th Percentile £29,000 £28,750 £28,250
90th Percentile £86,250 £83,750 £82,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £43,000 £43,000
% change year-on-year +4.65% - +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 22 July 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 22 July 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 +84 2,744 £50,000 -4.76% 613
London +39 1,665 £55,000 - 437
UK excluding London +168 1,164 £40,000 - 234
North of England +114 486 £40,000 - 67
North West +119 384 £43,500 -17.14% 51
South East +127 244 £40,000 - 27
Midlands +83 160 £38,500 -9.41% 36
South West +78 141 £40,000 +14.29% 21
East Midlands +44 86 £42,500 - 14
Yorkshire +38 84 £40,000 +14.29% 12
West Midlands +66 74 £32,500 -23.53% 22
Scotland +11 64 £50,000 +66.67% 49
East of England -1 52 £44,582 -15.08% 25
Wales +21 21 £46,250 +23.33% 7
North East -30 18 £38,500 +3.88% 4
Northern Ireland -1 3 £47,500 -19.15% 2

For the 6 months to 22 July 2018, 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.

1 810 (28.49%) Legal
2 704 (24.76%) Finance
3 662 (23.29%) Windows
4 576 (20.26%) Agile Software Development
5 551 (19.38%) Microsoft
6 460 (16.18%) SQL
7 440 (15.48%) Banking
8 387 (13.61%) ITIL
9 376 (13.23%) Risk Management
10 372 (13.08%) Microsoft Office
11 368 (12.94%) Degree
12 337 (11.85%) Java
13 332 (11.68%) Wealth Management
13 332 (11.68%) Investment Banking
14 325 (11.43%) C#
15 319 (11.22%) Active Directory
16 273 (9.60%) DevOps
17 270 (9.50%) JavaScript
18 259 (9.11%) Project Management
19 253 (8.90%) SQL Server
20 239 (8.41%) Problem-Solving
21 233 (8.20%) Microsoft Azure
22 231 (8.13%) Windows Server
23 228 (8.02%) .NET
24 225 (7.91%) Citrix
25 220 (7.74%) Linux
26 218 (7.67%) Analytical Skills
27 215 (7.56%) Office 365
28 210 (7.39%) VMware
29 203 (7.14%) 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
1 127 (4.47%) SharePoint
2 122 (4.29%) MS Exchange
3 98 (3.45%) Skype for Business
4 56 (1.97%) Exchange Server 2013
5 49 (1.72%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 46 (1.62%) IIS
7 45 (1.58%) Exchange Server 2010
8 44 (1.55%) Confluence
9 40 (1.41%) CMS
10 35 (1.23%) Tomcat
11 34 (1.20%) Apache
11 34 (1.20%) Elasticsearch
12 33 (1.16%) Apache Spark
13 29 (1.02%) JBoss
14 21 (0.74%) WebLogic
15 17 (0.60%) Drupal
15 17 (0.60%) SharePoint 2013
16 15 (0.53%) WebSphere
17 14 (0.49%) Jetty
18 13 (0.46%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 372 (13.08%) Microsoft Office
2 168 (5.91%) Microsoft Excel
3 116 (4.08%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 47 (1.65%) MS Visio
5 25 (0.88%) Microsoft Project
6 22 (0.77%) Camtasia
7 18 (0.63%) Adobe Captivate
8 13 (0.46%) Acrobat
9 8 (0.28%) InfoPath
10 7 (0.25%) Photoshop
10 7 (0.25%) Spreadsheet
11 5 (0.18%) Adobe Creative Suite
11 5 (0.18%) Adobe Illustrator
12 2 (0.070%) EngageOne
12 2 (0.070%) InDesign
12 2 (0.070%) QuarkXPress
12 2 (0.070%) Simulink
12 2 (0.070%) Snagit
12 2 (0.070%) Stata
13 1 (0.035%) Chatbot
Business Applications
1 65 (2.29%) Elite 3E
2 44 (1.55%) Relativity
3 31 (1.09%) Concordance
4 30 (1.06%) Dynamics CRM
5 27 (0.95%) Carpe Diem
6 20 (0.70%) Ringtail
7 13 (0.46%) Visualfiles
8 12 (0.42%) Veritas eDiscovery
9 5 (0.18%) DocuMatrix
10 4 (0.14%) Dynamics AX
10 4 (0.14%) PeopleSoft HCM
10 4 (0.14%) Unit4 Business World
11 3 (0.11%) CaseMap
11 3 (0.11%) Exstream
11 3 (0.11%) LexisNexis TimeMap
11 3 (0.11%) Magento
11 3 (0.11%) WebTrends
12 2 (0.070%) assyst
12 2 (0.070%) Dynamics NAV
12 2 (0.070%) Salesforce.com CRM
Cloud Services
1 233 (8.20%) Microsoft Azure
2 215 (7.56%) Office 365
3 181 (6.37%) Amazon AWS
4 95 (3.34%) SaaS
5 54 (1.90%) Mimecast
6 46 (1.62%) Google Cloud Platform
7 41 (1.44%) Cloud Computing
8 26 (0.91%) PaaS
9 24 (0.84%) IaaS
10 22 (0.77%) Azure Active Directory
11 19 (0.67%) Dynamics 365
12 16 (0.56%) Serverless
13 15 (0.53%) OpenShift
14 11 (0.39%) BrowserStack
15 10 (0.35%) AWS CloudFormation
16 9 (0.32%) npm
17 7 (0.25%) iTunes
18 5 (0.18%) Google Analytics
18 5 (0.18%) Salesforce Service Cloud
18 5 (0.18%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 148 (5.21%) Firewall
2 112 (3.94%) Skype
3 97 (3.41%) TCP/IP
4 69 (2.43%) SAN
5 64 (2.25%) LAN
6 60 (2.11%) WAN
7 56 (1.97%) Internet
7 56 (1.97%) VPN
8 54 (1.90%) DNS
9 46 (1.62%) DHCP
10 39 (1.37%) Unified Communications
11 32 (1.13%) VLAN
12 30 (1.06%) Intrusion Detection
13 28 (0.98%) WebEx
14 27 (0.95%) NAS
14 27 (0.95%) Remote Desktop
15 26 (0.91%) Intranet
16 24 (0.84%) Wireless
17 22 (0.77%) Network Security
18 20 (0.70%) Cisco IOS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 253 (8.90%) SQL Server
2 105 (3.69%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 84 (2.95%) Big Data
4 77 (2.71%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 73 (2.57%) Hadoop
6 67 (2.36%) Relational Database
7 62 (2.18%) NoSQL
8 58 (2.04%) SQL Server 2008
9 44 (1.55%) MongoDB
10 42 (1.48%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 37 (1.30%) MySQL
12 36 (1.27%) PostgreSQL
13 33 (1.16%) Data Warehouse
13 33 (1.16%) SQL Server 2012
14 22 (0.77%) RDBMS
15 20 (0.70%) Power BI
16 18 (0.63%) Redis
17 15 (0.53%) Couchbase
18 14 (0.49%) EDRMS
19 13 (0.46%) GIS
Development Applications
1 93 (3.27%) Jenkins
2 86 (3.02%) Selenium
3 63 (2.22%) Visual Studio
4 62 (2.18%) Git (software)
5 61 (2.15%) JIRA
6 57 (2.00%) Team Foundation Server
7 37 (1.30%) Maven
8 36 (1.27%) SpecFlow
9 31 (1.09%) WebDriver
10 26 (0.91%) SoapUI
11 25 (0.88%) TeamCity
12 23 (0.81%) Cucumber
13 22 (0.77%) JUnit
14 21 (0.74%) Bitbucket
14 21 (0.74%) Eclipse
15 20 (0.70%) Atlassian Bamboo
16 19 (0.67%) NUnit
17 17 (0.60%) Octopus Deploy
18 16 (0.56%) Sonatype Nexus
19 15 (0.53%) Gradle
General
1 810 (28.49%) Legal
2 704 (24.76%) Finance
3 440 (15.48%) Banking
4 332 (11.68%) Investment Banking
5 90 (3.17%) Marketing
6 87 (3.06%) Retail
7 72 (2.53%) Military
8 63 (2.22%) Games
9 60 (2.11%) Back Office
10 45 (1.58%) Telecoms
11 38 (1.34%) Manufacturing
12 34 (1.20%) Financial Institution
13 28 (0.98%) Billing
14 20 (0.70%) Publishing
15 18 (0.63%) Pharmaceutical
16 17 (0.60%) Advertising
17 10 (0.35%) Automotive
18 8 (0.28%) Retail Banking
19 6 (0.21%) Multimedia
20 5 (0.18%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 649 (22.83%) Analyst
2 554 (19.49%) Developer
3 145 (5.10%) Service Analyst
4 135 (4.75%) Consultant
4 135 (4.75%) Service Desk Analyst
5 123 (4.33%) Support Analyst
6 118 (4.15%) Business Analyst
7 116 (4.08%) Project Manager
7 116 (4.08%) Senior Analyst
8 109 (3.83%) IT Analyst
9 97 (3.41%) Java Developer
10 91 (3.20%) Trainer
11 79 (2.78%) Senior Developer
12 78 (2.74%) IT Trainer
13 72 (2.53%) Administrator
14 71 (2.50%) .NET Developer
15 68 (2.39%) Infrastructure Analyst
16 64 (2.25%) IT Manager
17 62 (2.18%) C# Developer
17 62 (2.18%) DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 228 (8.02%) .NET
2 159 (5.59%) HTML
3 149 (5.24%) Web Services
4 143 (5.03%) CSS
5 93 (3.27%) XML
6 87 (3.06%) RESTful
7 86 (3.02%) AngularJS
8 82 (2.88%) REST
9 73 (2.57%) Node.js
10 71 (2.50%) Spring
11 70 (2.46%) React
12 58 (2.04%) ASP.NET
13 57 (2.00%) jQuery
14 55 (1.93%) ASP.NET Web API
15 46 (1.62%) JSON
15 46 (1.62%) Redux
16 42 (1.48%) Hibernate
17 39 (1.37%) HTML5
18 38 (1.34%) SOAP
19 36 (1.27%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 218 (7.67%) Analytical Skills
2 147 (5.17%) Computer Science
3 139 (4.89%) Greenfield Project
4 112 (3.94%) Management Information System
5 103 (3.62%) Data Centre
6 77 (2.71%) Fintech
7 74 (2.60%) User Experience
8 72 (2.53%) Blackberry
9 71 (2.50%) Mobile App
10 60 (2.11%) e-Learning
11 54 (1.90%) iPhone
12 53 (1.86%) Self-Motivation
13 37 (1.30%) Enterprise Software
14 33 (1.16%) Cybercrime
15 31 (1.09%) Algorithms
16 28 (0.98%) Digital Media
17 25 (0.88%) Mainframe
17 25 (0.88%) PMI
18 23 (0.81%) Video Conferencing
19 22 (0.77%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 662 (23.29%) Windows
2 231 (8.13%) Windows Server
3 220 (7.74%) Linux
4 199 (7.00%) Windows 7
5 170 (5.98%) Windows 10
6 110 (3.87%) Windows Server 2012
7 102 (3.59%) Windows Server 2008
8 91 (3.20%) Android
9 87 (3.06%) Unix
10 66 (2.32%) Apple iOS
11 34 (1.20%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 20 (0.70%) Windows 8
13 18 (0.63%) CentOS
14 17 (0.60%) Windows Server 2003
15 9 (0.32%) Mac OS
16 8 (0.28%) Solaris
16 8 (0.28%) Windows XP
17 6 (0.21%) AIX
18 5 (0.18%) Windows Phone
19 4 (0.14%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 576 (20.26%) Agile Software Development
2 387 (13.61%) ITIL
3 376 (13.23%) Risk Management
4 332 (11.68%) Wealth Management
5 273 (9.60%) DevOps
6 259 (9.11%) Project Management
7 239 (8.41%) Problem-Solving
8 200 (7.03%) Scrum
9 192 (6.75%) Software Engineering
10 167 (5.87%) TDD
11 159 (5.59%) Analytics
12 146 (5.14%) Mentoring
13 134 (4.71%) Information Security
14 133 (4.68%) Service Management
15 132 (4.64%) Change Management
16 130 (4.57%) Microservices
16 130 (4.57%) Stakeholder Management
17 129 (4.54%) SDLC
18 127 (4.47%) Test Automation
19 126 (4.43%) Document Management
Programming Languages
1 460 (16.18%) SQL
2 337 (11.85%) Java
3 325 (11.43%) C#
4 270 (9.50%) JavaScript
5 176 (6.19%) Python
6 111 (3.90%) PowerShell
7 93 (3.27%) C
8 79 (2.78%) C++
9 74 (2.60%) T-SQL
10 63 (2.22%) VB
11 57 (2.00%) Ruby
12 50 (1.76%) VBA
13 48 (1.69%) Perl
14 44 (1.55%) PHP
15 34 (1.20%) Bash Shell
16 29 (1.02%) Scala
17 28 (0.98%) ES6
18 27 (0.95%) Java 8
19 23 (0.81%) R
20 22 (0.77%) Go
Qualifications
1 368 (12.94%) Degree
2 104 (3.66%) Security Cleared
3 86 (3.02%) Computer Science Degree
4 62 (2.18%) Microsoft Certification
5 59 (2.08%) Cisco Certification
6 58 (2.04%) ISEB
6 58 (2.04%) SC Cleared
7 54 (1.90%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 48 (1.69%) CCNP
9 44 (1.55%) MCSE
10 43 (1.51%) PMI Certification
11 39 (1.37%) ITIL Certification
12 37 (1.30%) CISSP
13 36 (1.27%) CCNA
14 35 (1.23%) ISEB Practitioner
15 33 (1.16%) Master's Degree
16 30 (1.06%) DV Cleared
17 28 (0.98%) PMP
18 27 (0.95%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
19 25 (0.88%) CISM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 194 (6.82%) QA
2 119 (4.19%) SLA
3 105 (3.69%) GDPR
4 85 (2.99%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 58 (2.04%) PMO
6 33 (1.16%) Cyber Essentials
7 23 (0.81%) ISO 9001
8 20 (0.70%) Data Quality
8 20 (0.70%) GCP
9 14 (0.49%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
10 13 (0.46%) PCI DSS
11 9 (0.32%) COBIT
12 6 (0.21%) PSD2
13 3 (0.11%) COSO
13 3 (0.11%) ISO 22301
13 3 (0.11%) Sarbanes-Oxley
13 3 (0.11%) Solvency II
14 2 (0.070%) IFRS
14 2 (0.070%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
15 1 (0.035%) IFRS 9
System Software
1 319 (11.22%) Active Directory
2 113 (3.97%) Docker
3 106 (3.73%) VMware Infrastructure
4 90 (3.17%) Hyper-V
5 53 (1.86%) XenApp
6 49 (1.72%) VMware ESXi
7 45 (1.58%) XenDesktop
8 29 (1.02%) vSphere
9 26 (0.91%) Virtual Machines
10 13 (0.46%) DFS Replication
11 10 (0.35%) Virtual Servers
12 6 (0.21%) Firmware
12 6 (0.21%) Microsoft Virtual Server
13 3 (0.11%) BitLocker
13 3 (0.11%) KVM
13 3 (0.11%) Virtual Desktop
14 2 (0.070%) HDFS
14 2 (0.070%) Microsoft App-V
14 2 (0.070%) VMware Server
15 1 (0.035%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 77 (2.71%) Kubernetes
2 70 (2.46%) Opscode Chef
3 66 (2.32%) Ansible
4 64 (2.25%) SCCM
5 55 (1.93%) Puppet
6 42 (1.48%) Terraform
7 14 (0.49%) SCOM
8 9 (0.32%) AirWatch
9 8 (0.28%) vCenter Server
10 7 (0.25%) BladeLogic
11 5 (0.18%) EnCase
11 5 (0.18%) Kibana
12 4 (0.14%) Backup Exec
12 4 (0.14%) CA Wily
12 4 (0.14%) Capistrano
12 4 (0.14%) Cisco CUCM
12 4 (0.14%) logstash
12 4 (0.14%) Packer
12 4 (0.14%) Perfmon
12 4 (0.14%) Salt
Vendors
1 551 (19.38%) Microsoft
2 225 (7.91%) Citrix
3 210 (7.39%) VMware
4 203 (7.14%) iManage
5 109 (3.83%) Cisco
6 87 (3.06%) Oracle
7 82 (2.88%) Aderant
8 66 (2.32%) Sony
9 58 (2.04%) Intapp
10 49 (1.72%) Adobe
11 47 (1.65%) Google
12 40 (1.41%) Xerox
13 37 (1.30%) NetApp
13 37 (1.30%) Red Hat
14 36 (1.27%) HP
14 36 (1.27%) LexisNexis
15 35 (1.23%) SAP
16 34 (1.20%) IBM
16 34 (1.20%) Salesforce.com
17 26 (0.91%) CheckPoint