Period
to 21 September 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 21 September 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Law
UK
6 months to
21 Sep 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 279 182 204
Rank change year-on-year -97 +22 +17
Permanent jobs citing Law 2134 3699 3694
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 1.21% 1.90% 1.68%
As % of the General category 2.78% 4.44% 3.78%
Number of salaries quoted 1689 3288 3156
UK median annual salary £52,500 £52,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +10.53% -
10th Percentile £28,000 £31,000 £27,000
90th Percentile £76,500 £76,250 £73,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year -5.88% +6.25% +1.91%

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 76680 83274 97706
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 43.46% 42.81% 44.53%
Number of salaries quoted 55850 68136 77752
UK median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
10th Percentile £29,000 £28,750 £28,250
90th Percentile £85,000 £83,500 £81,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £44,500 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year +1.14% +3.53% -

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 21 September 2017.

Salary histogram for Law in the UK

Law
Top 15 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 21 September 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 -98 2069 £52,500 - 382
London -102 1458 £55,000 - 281
UK excluding London +14 662 £40,000 -5.88% 105
North of England +33 283 £42,500 +6.25% 36
North West +25 203 £52,500 +23.53% 19
South East -7 123 £43,750 +2.94% 38
Midlands -14 93 £40,125 +14.64% 16
Yorkshire +30 72 £37,500 +1.35% 8
South West +34 71 £39,996 +6.65% 9
West Midlands -38 47 £40,250 +15.00% 8
East Midlands +46 46 £35,000 -17.65% 7
East of England -39 41 £52,500 +5.00% 1
Scotland -40 36 £28,000 -44.00% 5
Wales +24 17 £37,500 +19.05%
North East +21 8 £37,062 -17.64% 9

For the 6 months to 21 September 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.

1 718 (33.65%) Legal
2 597 (27.98%) Finance
3 569 (26.66%) Windows
4 523 (24.51%) Microsoft
5 376 (17.62%) SQL
5 376 (17.62%) Agile Software Development
6 356 (16.68%) Microsoft Office
7 355 (16.64%) Active Directory
8 279 (13.07%) SQL Server
9 237 (11.11%) Project Management
10 235 (11.01%) ITIL
11 224 (10.50%) JavaScript
12 223 (10.45%) Windows 7
13 214 (10.03%) Windows Server
14 209 (9.79%) .NET
15 204 (9.56%) C#
15 204 (9.56%) Degree
16 197 (9.23%) VMware
17 194 (9.09%) iManage
18 184 (8.62%) MS Exchange
19 176 (8.25%) Banking
20 171 (8.01%) Analytical Skills
21 168 (7.87%) Linux
22 167 (7.83%) Information Security
23 154 (7.22%) SharePoint
24 149 (6.98%) Risk Management
25 147 (6.89%) Management Information System
26 139 (6.51%) Microsoft Azure
27 137 (6.42%) Business Intelligence
28 135 (6.33%) Windows Server 2008

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
1 184 (8.62%) MS Exchange
2 154 (7.22%) SharePoint
3 105 (4.92%) Exchange Server 2010
4 66 (3.09%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 64 (3.00%) IIS
6 62 (2.91%) Exchange Server 2013
7 61 (2.86%) Elasticsearch
8 56 (2.62%) Skype for Business
9 39 (1.83%) CMS
10 29 (1.36%) Apache
11 22 (1.03%) JBoss
12 21 (0.98%) SharePoint 2013
13 20 (0.94%) Confluence
14 18 (0.84%) EPiServer
15 15 (0.70%) Tomcat
16 14 (0.66%) WebLogic
17 11 (0.52%) WebSphere
18 10 (0.47%) Site Server
19 9 (0.42%) Exchange Server 2007
20 8 (0.37%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 356 (16.68%) Microsoft Office
2 112 (5.25%) Microsoft Excel
3 81 (3.80%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 39 (1.83%) Microsoft Project
5 38 (1.78%) MS Visio
6 14 (0.66%) Adobe Captivate
7 10 (0.47%) Acrobat
7 10 (0.47%) Spreadsheet
8 4 (0.19%) SPSS
9 3 (0.14%) Camtasia
9 3 (0.14%) GIMP
10 1 (0.047%) Mingle
Business Applications
1 27 (1.27%) Relativity
2 18 (0.84%) Visualfiles
3 15 (0.70%) Dynamics AX
4 8 (0.37%) Dynamics CRM
4 8 (0.37%) Veritas eDiscovery
5 7 (0.33%) SAP ERP
6 4 (0.19%) DocuMatrix
6 4 (0.19%) Payment Gateway
6 4 (0.19%) Remedy ITSM
6 4 (0.19%) Sage 50
7 3 (0.14%) PeopleSoft HCM
7 3 (0.14%) PeopleSoft HRMS
7 3 (0.14%) Sentinel
8 2 (0.094%) BASE24
8 2 (0.094%) CaseMap
8 2 (0.094%) Concordance
8 2 (0.094%) HFM
8 2 (0.094%) Ringtail
8 2 (0.094%) SAP BPC
8 2 (0.094%) SAP S/4HANA
Cloud Services
1 139 (6.51%) Microsoft Azure
2 118 (5.53%) Amazon AWS
3 82 (3.84%) Office 365
4 70 (3.28%) SaaS
5 50 (2.34%) Mimecast
6 37 (1.73%) PaaS
7 31 (1.45%) IaaS
8 21 (0.98%) Amazon S3
9 13 (0.61%) Cloud Computing
10 11 (0.52%) Amazon CloudWatch
11 9 (0.42%) Google Cloud Platform
12 5 (0.23%) GitHub
12 5 (0.23%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
12 5 (0.23%) Salesforce Service Cloud
13 4 (0.19%) Amazon SQS
14 3 (0.14%) Amazon EC2
14 3 (0.14%) IBM Blueworks
14 3 (0.14%) iPaaS
15 2 (0.094%) Azure Active Directory
15 2 (0.094%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 134 (6.28%) Firewall
2 91 (4.26%) DNS
3 88 (4.12%) WAN
4 85 (3.98%) DHCP
5 83 (3.89%) SAN
6 77 (3.61%) VPN
7 73 (3.42%) LAN
8 72 (3.37%) Network Security
9 53 (2.48%) Internet
10 50 (2.34%) Skype
11 46 (2.16%) TCP/IP
12 34 (1.59%) Intranet
13 30 (1.41%) Wireless
14 28 (1.31%) VoIP
15 27 (1.27%) VLAN
16 25 (1.17%) Unified Communications
17 24 (1.12%) HTTP
17 24 (1.12%) MPLS
18 22 (1.03%) BIG-IP
19 21 (0.98%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 279 (13.07%) SQL Server
2 128 (6.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 65 (3.05%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 63 (2.95%) Big Data
5 56 (2.62%) NoSQL
6 47 (2.20%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 41 (1.92%) MongoDB
8 40 (1.87%) Data Warehouse
8 40 (1.87%) SQL Server 2008
9 36 (1.69%) Relational Database
10 31 (1.45%) Power BI
11 30 (1.41%) MySQL
12 23 (1.08%) SQL Server 2005
13 22 (1.03%) Amazon DynamoDB
14 20 (0.94%) RDBMS
15 18 (0.84%) PostgreSQL
16 17 (0.80%) EDRMS
16 17 (0.80%) SQL Server 2012
17 16 (0.75%) Hadoop
18 13 (0.61%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 57 (2.67%) Git (software)
2 53 (2.48%) JIRA
3 45 (2.11%) TeamCity
4 44 (2.06%) Visual Studio
5 37 (1.73%) Subversion
6 32 (1.50%) Jenkins
7 26 (1.22%) Team Foundation Server
8 23 (1.08%) SonarQube
9 21 (0.98%) Octopus Deploy
10 20 (0.94%) ReSharper
11 18 (0.84%) Maven
12 15 (0.70%) Eclipse
13 14 (0.66%) CruiseControl
14 13 (0.61%) NUnit
15 11 (0.52%) Selenium
16 10 (0.47%) InstallShield
17 9 (0.42%) LoadRunner
17 9 (0.42%) MSI
18 7 (0.33%) HP UFT
18 7 (0.33%) JUnit
General
1 718 (33.65%) Legal
2 597 (27.98%) Finance
3 176 (8.25%) Banking
4 77 (3.61%) Retail
5 75 (3.51%) Investment Banking
5 75 (3.51%) Marketing
6 72 (3.37%) Telecoms
7 52 (2.44%) Financial Institution
8 43 (2.01%) Billing
9 40 (1.87%) Pharmaceutical
10 34 (1.59%) Corporate Banking
11 19 (0.89%) Publishing
12 18 (0.84%) French Language
13 17 (0.80%) Advertising
14 15 (0.70%) Automotive
14 15 (0.70%) Manufacturing
15 13 (0.61%) Military
16 9 (0.42%) Games
17 7 (0.33%) General Ledger
18 4 (0.19%) German Language
Job Titles
1 581 (27.23%) Analyst
2 300 (14.06%) Developer
3 163 (7.64%) Consultant
4 160 (7.50%) Support Analyst
5 108 (5.06%) Project Manager
6 94 (4.40%) Trainer
7 93 (4.36%) Service Analyst
8 92 (4.31%) Service Desk Analyst
9 86 (4.03%) IT Manager
10 85 (3.98%) Team Leader
11 82 (3.84%) IT Trainer
12 79 (3.70%) Senior Developer
12 79 (3.70%) Systems Analyst
13 78 (3.66%) 2nd Line Support
14 76 (3.56%) IT Analyst
15 74 (3.47%) Business Analyst
16 70 (3.28%) IT Support
17 66 (3.09%) Architect
17 66 (3.09%) Financial Analyst
18 62 (2.91%) Security Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 209 (9.79%) .NET
2 127 (5.95%) HTML
3 112 (5.25%) CSS
4 93 (4.36%) Node.js
5 92 (4.31%) AngularJS
6 85 (3.98%) Web Services
7 83 (3.89%) .NET Framework
8 81 (3.80%) ASP.NET
9 76 (3.56%) HTML5
10 75 (3.51%) ASP.NET Web API
11 68 (3.19%) XML
12 63 (2.95%) jQuery
13 46 (2.16%) WCF
14 44 (2.06%) JSON
14 44 (2.06%) RESTful
15 43 (2.01%) REST
16 41 (1.92%) React
17 40 (1.87%) CSS3
18 37 (1.73%) Twitter Bootstrap
19 33 (1.55%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 171 (8.01%) Analytical Skills
2 147 (6.89%) Management Information System
3 101 (4.73%) Blackberry
4 77 (3.61%) User Experience
5 64 (3.00%) e-Learning
6 63 (2.95%) Mobile App
7 53 (2.48%) Data Centre
8 49 (2.30%) Greenfield Project
9 42 (1.97%) Computer Science
10 40 (1.87%) Public Cloud
11 29 (1.36%) Hybrid Cloud
12 28 (1.31%) iPad
12 28 (1.31%) iPhone
13 25 (1.17%) Contactless
13 25 (1.17%) Smartphone
14 23 (1.08%) Fintech
15 21 (0.98%) Algorithms
15 21 (0.98%) Enterprise Software
16 20 (0.94%) Clustering
17 19 (0.89%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 569 (26.66%) Windows
2 223 (10.45%) Windows 7
3 214 (10.03%) Windows Server
4 168 (7.87%) Linux
5 135 (6.33%) Windows Server 2008
6 126 (5.90%) Windows 10
7 123 (5.76%) Windows Server 2012
8 81 (3.80%) Android
9 75 (3.51%) Unix
10 55 (2.58%) Apple iOS
11 31 (1.45%) Windows 8
12 21 (0.98%) CentOS
12 21 (0.98%) Windows XP
13 20 (0.94%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 19 (0.89%) Windows Phone
14 19 (0.89%) Windows Server 2003
15 11 (0.52%) Mac OS
16 10 (0.47%) AIX
17 7 (0.33%) Kali Linux
17 7 (0.33%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 376 (17.62%) Agile Software Development
2 237 (11.11%) Project Management
3 235 (11.01%) ITIL
4 167 (7.83%) Information Security
5 149 (6.98%) Risk Management
6 137 (6.42%) Business Intelligence
7 135 (6.33%) Analytics
8 119 (5.58%) Document Management
9 115 (5.39%) Stakeholder Management
10 110 (5.15%) MVC
11 109 (5.11%) Change Management
12 108 (5.06%) Mentoring
13 106 (4.97%) Data Protection
13 106 (4.97%) TDD
14 103 (4.83%) DevOps
15 99 (4.64%) Practice Management
15 99 (4.64%) Scrum
16 98 (4.59%) Continuous Improvement
17 93 (4.36%) Cybersecurity
17 93 (4.36%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 376 (17.62%) SQL
2 224 (10.50%) JavaScript
3 204 (9.56%) C#
4 133 (6.23%) Java
5 87 (4.08%) PowerShell
5 87 (4.08%) T-SQL
6 44 (2.06%) Python
7 43 (2.01%) VBA
8 36 (1.69%) PHP
9 31 (1.45%) ES6
10 30 (1.41%) C
11 25 (1.17%) VB
12 21 (0.98%) Perl
13 20 (0.94%) C++
14 18 (0.84%) XPath
15 16 (0.75%) Bash Shell
15 16 (0.75%) VBScript
16 11 (0.52%) Ruby
16 11 (0.52%) Tcl
17 8 (0.37%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 204 (9.56%) Degree
2 74 (3.47%) ITIL Certification
3 71 (3.33%) Security Cleared
4 64 (3.00%) SC Cleared
5 62 (2.91%) CISSP
6 59 (2.76%) Cisco Certification
7 58 (2.72%) Microsoft Certification
8 49 (2.30%) CCNP
8 49 (2.30%) CISM
9 44 (2.06%) ISEB
10 43 (2.01%) MCSE
11 42 (1.97%) CCNA
12 31 (1.45%) ISTQB
12 31 (1.45%) MCSA
13 28 (1.31%) Computer Science Degree
14 24 (1.12%) CEH
15 21 (0.98%) PMI Certification
16 17 (0.80%) CCIE
16 17 (0.80%) CCSA
17 15 (0.70%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 116 (5.44%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 74 (3.47%) QA
3 44 (2.06%) SLA
4 42 (1.97%) GDPR
5 41 (1.92%) PCI DSS
6 35 (1.64%) Cyber Essentials
7 33 (1.55%) PMO
8 14 (0.66%) ISO 22301
9 11 (0.52%) COBIT
10 9 (0.42%) Data Quality
10 9 (0.42%) DO-254
11 8 (0.37%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
12 5 (0.23%) ISO/IEC 27005
12 5 (0.23%) Sarbanes-Oxley
13 4 (0.19%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
14 3 (0.14%) Actionable Recommendations
14 3 (0.14%) ISO 9001
14 3 (0.14%) PMBOK
15 2 (0.094%) IFRS
16 1 (0.047%) FINRA
System Software
1 355 (16.64%) Active Directory
2 108 (5.06%) VMware Infrastructure
3 56 (2.62%) Docker
4 50 (2.34%) VMware ESXi
5 39 (1.83%) Hyper-V
6 24 (1.12%) DFS Replication
7 23 (1.08%) vSphere
8 20 (0.94%) XenApp
9 12 (0.56%) Virtual Machines
10 10 (0.47%) Microsoft App-V
11 7 (0.33%) XenDesktop
11 7 (0.33%) XenServer
12 4 (0.19%) ProxySG
12 4 (0.19%) Terminal Server
13 3 (0.14%) Snort
13 3 (0.14%) Terminal Services
13 3 (0.14%) vCloud
13 3 (0.14%) Xen
14 2 (0.094%) pfSense
14 2 (0.094%) RHEV
Systems Management
1 95 (4.45%) SCCM
2 46 (2.16%) Puppet
3 44 (2.06%) Opscode Chef
4 29 (1.36%) Ansible
4 29 (1.36%) Terraform
5 22 (1.03%) SCOM
6 21 (0.98%) Packer
7 19 (0.89%) logstash
8 18 (0.84%) Kibana
9 16 (0.75%) Kubernetes
10 13 (0.61%) AirWatch
11 12 (0.56%) vCenter Server
12 11 (0.52%) EnCase
12 11 (0.52%) Microsoft Clustering
12 11 (0.52%) Nagios
13 10 (0.47%) WSUS
14 8 (0.37%) FTK
14 8 (0.37%) ServiceCenter
15 7 (0.33%) Backup Exec
15 7 (0.33%) SCSM
Vendors
1 523 (24.51%) Microsoft
2 197 (9.23%) VMware
3 194 (9.09%) iManage
4 128 (6.00%) Cisco
5 122 (5.72%) Citrix
6 72 (3.37%) Splunk
7 67 (3.14%) HP
8 66 (3.09%) Oracle
9 65 (3.05%) CheckPoint
10 58 (2.72%) Red Hat
11 49 (2.30%) NetApp
11 49 (2.30%) SAP
12 33 (1.55%) Dell
13 32 (1.50%) F5
14 27 (1.27%) Palo Alto
14 27 (1.27%) ServiceNow
15 26 (1.22%) Adobe
16 22 (1.03%) Apple
17 21 (0.98%) Avaya
17 21 (0.98%) CA