Period
to 16 January 2021

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 16 January 2021 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Law
UK
6 months to
16 Jan 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 150 218 217
Rank change year-on-year +68 -1 +17
Permanent jobs citing Law 1,362 1,913 2,439
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 2.19% 1.52% 1.61%
As % of the General category 5.76% 3.80% 3.90%
Number of salaries quoted 1,110 1,575 1,741
Median annual salary £50,000 £52,500 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.76% -8.70% +9.52%
10th Percentile £29,738 £28,750 £31,250
90th Percentile £82,500 £81,250 £85,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - -

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 23,657 50,316 62,552
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 38.00% 39.89% 41.40%
Number of salaries quoted 18,385 38,469 48,307
Median annual salary £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +9.09% - +10.00%
10th Percentile £32,750 £31,250 £30,500
90th Percentile £96,250 £95,000 £90,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £48,500 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +2.11% +5.56% -

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 16 January 2021.

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 16 January 2021. 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 +78 1,305 £50,000 -4.76% 200
UK excluding London +175 840 £47,500 +5.56% 144
London -17 466 £61,000 +6.09% 65
North of England +82 256 £47,500 +5.56% 58
South East +202 215 £45,000 -10.00% 19
Midlands +183 215 £50,000 +11.11% 30
Work from Home -20 215 £52,500 -4.55% 29
North West +57 178 £47,500 +5.56% 39
East Midlands +137 143 £47,500 +5.56% 14
East of England +145 74 £27,500 -45.00% 13
West Midlands +106 72 £50,000 +5.26% 14
Yorkshire +61 63 £40,000 -5.88% 16
South West +2 51 £42,500 -15.00% 14
Scotland -4 22 £52,500 +14.53% 6
North East +33 15 £57,500 +74.24% 3
Wales +46 7 £47,500 +72.73% 4

For the 6 months to 16 January 2021, 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.

1 268 (19.68%) Agile Software Development
2 260 (19.09%) Legal
3 255 (18.72%) Azure
4 243 (17.84%) Project Management
5 238 (17.47%) Microsoft
6 208 (15.27%) SQL
7 190 (13.95%) Finance
8 186 (13.66%) Windows
9 185 (13.58%) Python
9 185 (13.58%) JavaScript
10 175 (12.85%) Information Security
11 169 (12.41%) AWS
11 169 (12.41%) DevOps
12 147 (10.79%) Management Information System
13 143 (10.50%) Software Engineering
14 142 (10.43%) Linux
15 140 (10.28%) Degree
16 136 (9.99%) GDPR
17 126 (9.25%) Data Protection
17 126 (9.25%) C#
17 126 (9.25%) Manufacturing
18 124 (9.10%) Matrix Organization
19 123 (9.03%) Pharmaceutical
20 119 (8.74%) Java
21 106 (7.78%) .NET
22 99 (7.27%) Scrum
22 99 (7.27%) SaaS
23 97 (7.12%) Machine Learning
24 96 (7.05%) Mobile App
24 96 (7.05%) Problem-Solving

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 42 (3.08%) SharePoint
2 26 (1.91%) MS Exchange
3 20 (1.47%) Confluence
3 20 (1.47%) Elasticsearch
4 15 (1.10%) Apache Spark
4 15 (1.10%) OpenStack
5 14 (1.03%) IIS
6 12 (0.88%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 7 (0.51%) CMS
7 7 (0.51%) Oracle Workflow
8 6 (0.44%) Apache Solr
9 5 (0.37%) Sitecore CMS
10 4 (0.29%) Apache Pig
10 4 (0.29%) SAS
10 4 (0.29%) WebSphere
11 3 (0.22%) Apache
11 3 (0.22%) Exchange Server 2013
12 2 (0.15%) Adobe Experience Manager
12 2 (0.15%) BizTalk Server
12 2 (0.15%) FileNet
Applications
1 64 (4.70%) Microsoft Office
2 32 (2.35%) Microsoft Excel
3 21 (1.54%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 7 (0.51%) Simulink
5 4 (0.29%) SPSS
6 3 (0.22%) Acrobat
6 3 (0.22%) Adobe Captivate
6 3 (0.22%) Adobe Premiere
6 3 (0.22%) InVision
6 3 (0.22%) Microsoft Project
7 2 (0.15%) Adobe XD
7 2 (0.15%) Photoshop
7 2 (0.15%) Zeplin
8 1 (0.073%) Adobe Creative Suite
8 1 (0.073%) Figma
8 1 (0.073%) Marvel
8 1 (0.073%) MS Visio
8 1 (0.073%) Sketch
8 1 (0.073%) Stateflow
Business Applications
1 14 (1.03%) Dynamics CRM
1 14 (1.03%) Elite 3E
2 8 (0.59%) Oracle Receivables
3 7 (0.51%) Carpe Diem
3 7 (0.51%) Dynamics AX
3 7 (0.51%) Salesforce.com CRM
4 6 (0.44%) Visualfiles
5 5 (0.37%) Oracle Cash Management
5 5 (0.37%) Relativity
5 5 (0.37%) Workday HCM
6 4 (0.29%) Distributed Ledger
6 4 (0.29%) Magento
6 4 (0.29%) Oracle EBS
6 4 (0.29%) Oracle General Ledger
6 4 (0.29%) Oracle Payables
6 4 (0.29%) Remedy ITSM
6 4 (0.29%) Shopify
7 3 (0.22%) NetSuite
7 3 (0.22%) Oracle ERP
8 2 (0.15%) Oracle Assets
Cloud Services
1 255 (18.72%) Azure
2 169 (12.41%) AWS
3 99 (7.27%) SaaS
4 88 (6.46%) Office 365
5 49 (3.60%) GCP
6 45 (3.30%) PaaS
7 33 (2.42%) Cloud Computing
7 33 (2.42%) Power Platform
8 29 (2.13%) Serverless
9 28 (2.06%) IaaS
10 25 (1.84%) AWS Lambda
11 21 (1.54%) Azure Active Directory
12 20 (1.47%) Dynamics 365
13 17 (1.25%) Amazon EC2
13 17 (1.25%) Azure Data Factory
13 17 (1.25%) GitHub
14 16 (1.17%) Azure Stack
15 15 (1.10%) Amazon S3
16 13 (0.95%) AWS CloudFormation
17 12 (0.88%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 45 (3.30%) Firewall
2 36 (2.64%) WAN
3 34 (2.50%) DNS
4 33 (2.42%) LAN
5 30 (2.20%) TCP/IP
6 28 (2.06%) DHCP
7 15 (1.10%) VPN
8 14 (1.03%) Internet
8 14 (1.03%) Network Security
9 12 (0.88%) Cisco IOS
9 12 (0.88%) Wireless
10 10 (0.73%) BGP
10 10 (0.73%) OSPF
11 9 (0.66%) Intrusion Detection
11 9 (0.66%) MPLS
11 9 (0.66%) SAN
11 9 (0.66%) Skype
11 9 (0.66%) Unified Communications
12 8 (0.59%) DAB
12 8 (0.59%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 86 (6.31%) SQL Server
2 47 (3.45%) NoSQL
3 46 (3.38%) Big Data
3 46 (3.38%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 35 (2.57%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 33 (2.42%) Data Warehouse
6 31 (2.28%) Power BI
7 29 (2.13%) MySQL
8 21 (1.54%) Data Lake
8 21 (1.54%) MongoDB
8 21 (1.54%) SQL Server 2019
9 18 (1.32%) Amazon RDS
9 18 (1.32%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 17 (1.25%) PostgreSQL
11 16 (1.17%) Hadoop
12 12 (0.88%) Apache Cassandra
13 11 (0.81%) Relational Database
14 9 (0.66%) Redis
15 7 (0.51%) CouchDB
16 6 (0.44%) Amazon DynamoDB
Development Applications
1 50 (3.67%) Git (software)
1 50 (3.67%) Jenkins
2 41 (3.01%) JIRA
3 19 (1.40%) GitLab
4 18 (1.32%) TeamCity
5 14 (1.03%) Visual Studio
6 13 (0.95%) Selenium
7 11 (0.81%) Bitbucket
8 9 (0.66%) Cucumber
8 9 (0.66%) Octopus Deploy
9 7 (0.51%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 6 (0.44%) fastlane
11 5 (0.37%) Cypress.io
11 5 (0.37%) git-flow
11 5 (0.37%) Team Foundation Server
11 5 (0.37%) Visual Studio Team System
12 3 (0.22%) gulp
12 3 (0.22%) Subversion
13 2 (0.15%) Travis CI
13 2 (0.15%) webpack
General
1 260 (19.09%) Legal
2 190 (13.95%) Finance
3 126 (9.25%) Manufacturing
4 123 (9.03%) Pharmaceutical
5 55 (4.04%) Marketing
6 42 (3.08%) Games
7 38 (2.79%) Banking
8 27 (1.98%) Retail
9 18 (1.32%) Public Sector
10 15 (1.10%) Telecoms
11 14 (1.03%) Aerospace
12 13 (0.95%) Financial Institution
13 10 (0.73%) Electronics
14 8 (0.59%) French Language
14 8 (0.59%) Spanish Language
15 6 (0.44%) German Language
15 6 (0.44%) Investment Banking
15 6 (0.44%) Military
16 5 (0.37%) Advertising
16 5 (0.37%) Billing
Job Titles
1 234 (17.18%) Developer
2 159 (11.67%) Analyst
3 142 (10.43%) Administrator
4 114 (8.37%) Data Administrator
5 73 (5.36%) Consultant
6 64 (4.70%) Software Engineer
7 56 (4.11%) Architect
8 53 (3.89%) DevOps Engineer
9 47 (3.45%) Graduate
10 43 (3.16%) Azure Engineer
11 42 (3.08%) Data Engineer
12 41 (3.01%) Senior Developer
12 41 (3.01%) Support Analyst
13 40 (2.94%) IT Analyst
14 37 (2.72%) Security Consultant
15 35 (2.57%) Junior
15 35 (2.57%) Project Manager
16 33 (2.42%) .NET Developer
16 33 (2.42%) Infrastructure Engineer
17 31 (2.28%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 106 (7.78%) .NET
2 85 (6.24%) Node.js
3 84 (6.17%) HTML
4 74 (5.43%) React
5 70 (5.14%) CSS
6 45 (3.30%) AngularJS
7 39 (2.86%) HTML5
7 39 (2.86%) Vue.js
8 33 (2.42%) ASP.NET
8 33 (2.42%) REST
8 33 (2.42%) Web Services
9 30 (2.20%) COM
10 29 (2.13%) .NET Core
11 26 (1.91%) JSON
12 23 (1.69%) XML
13 22 (1.62%) .NET Framework
13 22 (1.62%) RESTful
13 22 (1.62%) Spring
14 19 (1.40%) ASP.NET Web API
15 18 (1.32%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 147 (10.79%) Management Information System
2 96 (7.05%) Mobile App
3 80 (5.87%) Analytical Skills
4 39 (2.86%) Greenfield Project
5 34 (2.50%) User Experience
6 31 (2.28%) Virtual Team
7 25 (1.84%) Replication
8 24 (1.76%) Data Centre
9 21 (1.54%) Clustering
10 20 (1.47%) Cloud Native
11 19 (1.40%) Enterprise Software
11 19 (1.40%) Video Conferencing
12 15 (1.10%) Analytical Mindset
12 15 (1.10%) Linux Command Line
13 14 (1.03%) Private Cloud
14 11 (0.81%) Algorithms
14 11 (0.81%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
14 11 (0.81%) Public Cloud
14 11 (0.81%) Taxonomies
15 10 (0.73%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 186 (13.66%) Windows
2 142 (10.43%) Linux
3 52 (3.82%) Windows Server
4 46 (3.38%) Windows 10
5 29 (2.13%) Android
6 23 (1.69%) Windows Server 2012
7 21 (1.54%) Windows Server 2016
8 19 (1.40%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 18 (1.32%) Apple iOS
9 18 (1.32%) Ubuntu
10 16 (1.17%) Windows Server 2019
11 14 (1.03%) Windows Server 2008
12 12 (0.88%) CentOS
12 12 (0.88%) Unix
13 10 (0.73%) Mac OS
14 8 (0.59%) Mac OS X
15 6 (0.44%) Windows 2000
16 3 (0.22%) Mesosphere
17 2 (0.15%) Windows 7
18 1 (0.073%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 268 (19.68%) Agile Software Development
2 243 (17.84%) Project Management
3 175 (12.85%) Information Security
4 169 (12.41%) DevOps
5 143 (10.50%) Software Engineering
6 126 (9.25%) Data Protection
7 124 (9.10%) Matrix Organization
8 99 (7.27%) Scrum
9 97 (7.12%) Machine Learning
10 96 (7.05%) Problem-Solving
11 93 (6.83%) Microservices
12 91 (6.68%) Cybersecurity
13 81 (5.95%) ITIL
14 76 (5.58%) Artificial Intelligence
15 75 (5.51%) Business Intelligence
15 75 (5.51%) Mentoring
16 73 (5.36%) Stakeholder Management
17 72 (5.29%) Migration
18 64 (4.70%) Test Automation
19 62 (4.55%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 208 (15.27%) SQL
2 185 (13.58%) JavaScript
2 185 (13.58%) Python
3 126 (9.25%) C#
4 119 (8.74%) Java
5 65 (4.77%) C++
6 60 (4.41%) PowerShell
7 44 (3.23%) Bash Shell
8 43 (3.16%) C
9 36 (2.64%) PHP
10 33 (2.42%) T-SQL
11 26 (1.91%) TypeScript
12 23 (1.69%) Go
13 18 (1.32%) Kotlin
14 17 (1.25%) Scala
15 13 (0.95%) Java 8
16 11 (0.81%) Ruby
17 9 (0.66%) Perl
17 9 (0.66%) VB.NET
18 8 (0.59%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 140 (10.28%) Degree
2 70 (5.14%) Security Cleared
3 39 (2.86%) CISSP
4 31 (2.28%) Computer Science Degree
5 30 (2.20%) Cisco Certification
6 28 (2.06%) SC Cleared
7 17 (1.25%) PhD
8 15 (1.10%) Microsoft Certification
9 14 (1.03%) (ISC)2 CCSP
9 14 (1.03%) CISM
9 14 (1.03%) DV Cleared
10 13 (0.95%) MCSE
11 12 (0.88%) CCNA
12 11 (0.81%) CCNP
13 10 (0.73%) AWS Certification
14 9 (0.66%) MOS
15 7 (0.51%) CISA
15 7 (0.51%) RHCE
16 6 (0.44%) A+ Certification
17 5 (0.37%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 136 (9.99%) GDPR
2 32 (2.35%) QA
3 16 (1.17%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 9 (0.66%) Data Quality
4 9 (0.66%) PMBOK
5 7 (0.51%) NIST
5 7 (0.51%) SLA
6 6 (0.44%) PMO
7 4 (0.29%) ISO 20022
7 4 (0.29%) PCI DSS
7 4 (0.29%) PSD2
7 4 (0.29%) TARGET2
8 3 (0.22%) COBIT
9 1 (0.073%) DO-254
9 1 (0.073%) Dodd-Frank
9 1 (0.073%) EMIR
9 1 (0.073%) IEC 61508
9 1 (0.073%) ISO 14001
9 1 (0.073%) ISO 26262
9 1 (0.073%) MiFID
System Software
1 94 (6.90%) Active Directory
2 93 (6.83%) Docker
3 18 (1.32%) VMware Infrastructure
4 11 (0.81%) XenApp
5 9 (0.66%) Hyper-V
6 7 (0.51%) XenDesktop
7 6 (0.44%) Virtual Desktop
8 3 (0.22%) BitLocker
8 3 (0.22%) Firmware
9 2 (0.15%) Citrix Hypervisor
9 2 (0.15%) VMware ESXi
10 1 (0.073%) DFS Replication
10 1 (0.073%) Snort
10 1 (0.073%) VirtualBox
10 1 (0.073%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 88 (6.46%) Kubernetes
2 86 (6.31%) Ansible
3 76 (5.58%) Terraform
4 51 (3.74%) Puppet
5 46 (3.38%) SCCM
6 24 (1.76%) Opscode Chef
7 21 (1.54%) Failover Clustering
8 18 (1.32%) Microsoft Intune
9 10 (0.73%) WSUS
10 8 (0.59%) Single Sign-On
11 7 (0.51%) QRadar
11 7 (0.51%) SCOM
12 6 (0.44%) CASB
12 6 (0.44%) WebSphere Cast Iron
13 4 (0.29%) Kibana
13 4 (0.29%) logstash
14 3 (0.22%) Automic
14 3 (0.22%) Consul
14 3 (0.22%) Nessus
14 3 (0.22%) Prometheus
Vendors
1 238 (17.47%) Microsoft
2 60 (4.41%) Oracle
3 47 (3.45%) VMware
4 39 (2.86%) Cisco
5 33 (2.42%) Salesforce.com
6 32 (2.35%) Citrix
7 27 (1.98%) Google
8 22 (1.62%) iManage
8 22 (1.62%) Splunk
9 17 (1.25%) Sun
10 15 (1.10%) Intapp
11 14 (1.03%) Adobe
12 13 (0.95%) Databricks
13 12 (0.88%) Red Hat
14 11 (0.81%) CheckPoint
14 11 (0.81%) CyberArk
14 11 (0.81%) SolarWinds
15 10 (0.73%) Aderant
15 10 (0.73%) Palo Alto
15 10 (0.73%) ServiceNow