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

Law
UK
6 months to
22 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 212 287 186
Rank change year-on-year +75 -101 +24
Permanent jobs citing Law 2,664 2,139 3,680
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 1.60% 1.21% 1.90%
As % of the General category 3.88% 2.75% 4.37%
Number of salaries quoted 1,841 1,695 3,272
UK median annual salary £52,500 £52,500 £52,500
10th Percentile £29,250 £28,000 £31,000
90th Percentile £82,500 £77,500 £76,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £41,500 £40,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year +3.75% -5.88% +6.25%

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 68,712 77,725 84,115
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 41.27% 43.99% 43.36%
Number of salaries quoted 52,782 56,663 68,807
UK median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% - -
10th Percentile £29,750 £29,000 £28,750
90th Percentile £87,500 £85,000 £83,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £44,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year +2.27% - +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 22 September 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 September 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 +69 2,535 £52,500 - 480
London +29 1,520 £57,500 +4.55% 323
UK excluding London +141 1,114 £41,500 +3.75% 171
North of England +106 483 £40,000 -5.88% 70
North West +99 410 £44,500 -15.24% 51
South East +79 198 £42,500 -4.23% 26
Midlands +76 139 £38,500 -4.05% 20
South West +68 129 £40,000 +0.02% 24
Scotland +41 80 £50,000 +78.57% 9
East Midlands +30 70 £42,000 +20.00% 6
West Midlands +57 69 £32,500 -19.25% 14
East of England +38 67 £45,139 -14.02% 17
Yorkshire +30 65 £38,500 +2.67% 13
Wales +13 22 £50,000 +33.33% 4
North East -14 8 £33,920 -8.48% 6
Northern Ireland - 4 £55,000 - 1

For the 6 months to 22 September 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.

1 708 (26.58%) Legal
2 620 (23.27%) Finance
3 600 (22.52%) Windows
4 590 (22.15%) Agile Software Development
5 454 (17.04%) Microsoft
6 448 (16.82%) Banking
7 383 (14.38%) Risk Management
8 378 (14.19%) SQL
9 360 (13.51%) Degree
10 344 (12.91%) Investment Banking
11 339 (12.73%) Wealth Management
12 337 (12.65%) ITIL
13 336 (12.61%) Java
14 314 (11.79%) C#
14 314 (11.79%) Microsoft Office
15 313 (11.75%) DevOps
16 297 (11.15%) Active Directory
17 288 (10.81%) JavaScript
18 248 (9.31%) Microsoft Azure
19 240 (9.01%) Project Management
20 239 (8.97%) Problem-Solving
21 231 (8.67%) Linux
22 226 (8.48%) Analytical Skills
23 221 (8.30%) .NET
24 219 (8.22%) Software Engineering
25 216 (8.11%) Windows Server
26 215 (8.07%) SQL Server
27 207 (7.77%) Python
28 206 (7.73%) Amazon AWS
29 199 (7.47%) Scrum

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
1 119 (4.47%) SharePoint
2 103 (3.87%) MS Exchange
3 77 (2.89%) Skype for Business
4 45 (1.69%) Exchange Server 2013
5 43 (1.61%) CMS
6 40 (1.50%) IIS
7 38 (1.43%) Apache
8 37 (1.39%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 33 (1.24%) Exchange Server 2010
10 32 (1.20%) Apache Spark
10 32 (1.20%) Confluence
11 26 (0.98%) Elasticsearch
12 19 (0.71%) OpenStack
13 17 (0.64%) IBM Notes
13 17 (0.64%) Tomcat
14 16 (0.60%) WebLogic
15 14 (0.53%) JBoss
16 12 (0.45%) Drupal
16 12 (0.45%) K2 blackpearl
16 12 (0.45%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 314 (11.79%) Microsoft Office
2 168 (6.31%) Microsoft Excel
3 110 (4.13%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 52 (1.95%) MS Visio
5 29 (1.09%) Microsoft Project
6 13 (0.49%) Acrobat
7 10 (0.38%) Adobe Captivate
8 8 (0.30%) Camtasia
9 6 (0.23%) Adobe Creative Suite
10 5 (0.19%) Adobe Illustrator
10 5 (0.19%) Photoshop
11 3 (0.11%) InDesign
12 2 (0.075%) InfoPath
12 2 (0.075%) Simulink
12 2 (0.075%) Spreadsheet
12 2 (0.075%) Stata
13 1 (0.038%) EPLAN
13 1 (0.038%) InVision
Business Applications
1 58 (2.18%) Relativity
2 35 (1.31%) Elite 3E
3 27 (1.01%) Concordance
4 23 (0.86%) Ringtail
5 21 (0.79%) Carpe Diem
6 20 (0.75%) Dynamics CRM
7 12 (0.45%) DocuMatrix
7 12 (0.45%) Veritas eDiscovery
8 8 (0.30%) Visualfiles
9 7 (0.26%) Dynamics AX
10 5 (0.19%) Magento
11 4 (0.15%) Unit4 Business World
12 3 (0.11%) Workfront
13 2 (0.075%) assyst
13 2 (0.075%) LongView
13 2 (0.075%) Payment Gateway
13 2 (0.075%) SAP Business One
14 1 (0.038%) Loan IQ
14 1 (0.038%) Oracle Cash Management
14 1 (0.038%) Oracle Retail
Cloud Services
1 248 (9.31%) Microsoft Azure
2 206 (7.73%) Amazon AWS
3 190 (7.13%) Office 365
4 92 (3.45%) SaaS
5 58 (2.18%) Google Cloud Platform
6 48 (1.80%) Mimecast
7 37 (1.39%) Cloud Computing
8 20 (0.75%) PaaS
9 19 (0.71%) Azure Active Directory
10 16 (0.60%) IaaS
11 14 (0.53%) Dynamics 365
11 14 (0.53%) OpenShift
12 13 (0.49%) GitHub
13 12 (0.45%) Serverless
14 11 (0.41%) AWS CloudFormation
14 11 (0.41%) BrowserStack
14 11 (0.41%) npm
15 8 (0.30%) iTunes
16 5 (0.19%) Google Analytics
17 4 (0.15%) Salesforce Service Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 153 (5.74%) Firewall
2 111 (4.17%) TCP/IP
3 89 (3.34%) Skype
4 71 (2.67%) LAN
5 70 (2.63%) WAN
6 64 (2.40%) Internet
7 62 (2.33%) DNS
8 58 (2.18%) SAN
9 50 (1.88%) DHCP
10 43 (1.61%) VLAN
11 41 (1.54%) VPN
12 35 (1.31%) NAS
13 33 (1.24%) Remote Desktop
13 33 (1.24%) Unified Communications
14 28 (1.05%) Network Security
15 27 (1.01%) Wireless
16 26 (0.98%) Intrusion Detection
17 24 (0.90%) BGP
17 24 (0.90%) OSPF
18 21 (0.79%) Cisco IOS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 215 (8.07%) SQL Server
2 96 (3.60%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 95 (3.57%) Big Data
4 75 (2.82%) NoSQL
5 69 (2.59%) Hadoop
5 69 (2.59%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 53 (1.99%) Relational Database
7 49 (1.84%) MySQL
8 46 (1.73%) SQL Server 2008
9 43 (1.61%) MongoDB
10 39 (1.46%) PostgreSQL
11 37 (1.39%) SQL Server 2012
12 35 (1.31%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 26 (0.98%) Data Warehouse
13 26 (0.98%) Redis
14 25 (0.94%) Power BI
15 19 (0.71%) Apache Cassandra
16 17 (0.64%) RDBMS
17 16 (0.60%) QlikView
18 15 (0.56%) EDRMS
Development Applications
1 100 (3.75%) Jenkins
2 74 (2.78%) Selenium
3 65 (2.44%) Team Foundation Server
4 61 (2.29%) Visual Studio
5 58 (2.18%) Git (software)
6 50 (1.88%) JIRA
7 36 (1.35%) Maven
8 32 (1.20%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 29 (1.09%) TeamCity
10 22 (0.83%) SoapUI
11 19 (0.71%) Cucumber
12 18 (0.68%) SpecFlow
13 17 (0.64%) WebDriver
14 15 (0.56%) Gradle
14 15 (0.56%) JUnit
15 14 (0.53%) webpack
16 13 (0.49%) Bitbucket
16 13 (0.49%) gulp
16 13 (0.49%) JMeter
17 12 (0.45%) Octopus Deploy
General
1 708 (26.58%) Legal
2 620 (23.27%) Finance
3 448 (16.82%) Banking
4 344 (12.91%) Investment Banking
5 80 (3.00%) Retail
6 70 (2.63%) Marketing
6 70 (2.63%) Military
7 68 (2.55%) Games
8 52 (1.95%) Telecoms
9 49 (1.84%) Back Office
10 37 (1.39%) Financial Institution
11 33 (1.24%) Manufacturing
12 27 (1.01%) Billing
13 18 (0.68%) Publishing
14 16 (0.60%) Advertising
15 15 (0.56%) Pharmaceutical
16 10 (0.38%) Automotive
17 8 (0.30%) Local Government
18 7 (0.26%) Retail Banking
19 6 (0.23%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 595 (22.33%) Analyst
2 531 (19.93%) Developer
3 129 (4.84%) Service Analyst
4 123 (4.62%) Service Desk Analyst
5 119 (4.47%) IT Analyst
6 111 (4.17%) Consultant
7 110 (4.13%) Business Analyst
8 105 (3.94%) Senior Analyst
9 103 (3.87%) Project Manager
10 100 (3.75%) Support Analyst
11 91 (3.42%) Senior Developer
12 79 (2.97%) Java Developer
13 78 (2.93%) Trainer
14 77 (2.89%) DevOps Engineer
15 76 (2.85%) .NET Developer
16 70 (2.63%) Administrator
16 70 (2.63%) IT Trainer
17 68 (2.55%) Architect
17 68 (2.55%) Software Developer
18 63 (2.36%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 221 (8.30%) .NET
2 160 (6.01%) HTML
3 138 (5.18%) CSS
4 117 (4.39%) Web Services
5 102 (3.83%) AngularJS
6 97 (3.64%) Node.js
7 94 (3.53%) XML
8 89 (3.34%) React
9 77 (2.89%) REST
10 76 (2.85%) RESTful
11 66 (2.48%) ASP.NET
12 64 (2.40%) Spring
13 50 (1.88%) ASP.NET Web API
14 48 (1.80%) jQuery
14 48 (1.80%) JSON
15 47 (1.76%) HTML5
15 47 (1.76%) Redux
16 37 (1.39%) .NET Core
17 35 (1.31%) Hibernate
17 35 (1.31%) Vue.js
Miscellaneous
1 226 (8.48%) Analytical Skills
2 148 (5.56%) Greenfield Project
3 117 (4.39%) Computer Science
4 99 (3.72%) User Experience
5 96 (3.60%) Data Centre
6 85 (3.19%) Management Information System
6 85 (3.19%) Mobile App
7 69 (2.59%) Blackberry
8 66 (2.48%) Fintech
9 54 (2.03%) iPhone
10 48 (1.80%) Enterprise Software
10 48 (1.80%) Self-Motivation
11 41 (1.54%) e-Learning
12 33 (1.24%) Cybercrime
13 32 (1.20%) Algorithms
14 30 (1.13%) Mainframe
15 23 (0.86%) Virtual Team
16 21 (0.79%) PMI
17 18 (0.68%) Video Conferencing
18 17 (0.64%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 600 (22.52%) Windows
2 231 (8.67%) Linux
3 216 (8.11%) Windows Server
4 176 (6.61%) Windows 7
5 166 (6.23%) Windows 10
6 83 (3.12%) Unix
7 82 (3.08%) Android
8 81 (3.04%) Apple iOS
8 81 (3.04%) Windows Server 2012
9 69 (2.59%) Windows Server 2008
10 34 (1.28%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 27 (1.01%) Windows 8
12 20 (0.75%) CentOS
13 10 (0.38%) Solaris
14 9 (0.34%) Debian
15 8 (0.30%) Mac OS
15 8 (0.30%) Windows Server 2003
16 7 (0.26%) Windows XP
17 5 (0.19%) Ubuntu
18 4 (0.15%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 590 (22.15%) Agile Software Development
2 383 (14.38%) Risk Management
3 339 (12.73%) Wealth Management
4 337 (12.65%) ITIL
5 313 (11.75%) DevOps
6 240 (9.01%) Project Management
7 239 (8.97%) Problem-Solving
8 219 (8.22%) Software Engineering
9 199 (7.47%) Scrum
10 175 (6.57%) TDD
11 149 (5.59%) Microservices
12 145 (5.44%) Analytics
13 143 (5.37%) Mentoring
14 141 (5.29%) Stakeholder Management
15 137 (5.14%) MVC
16 133 (4.99%) Service Management
17 131 (4.92%) Test Automation
18 129 (4.84%) Business Analysis
19 125 (4.69%) Business Intelligence
20 124 (4.65%) Information Security
Programming Languages
1 378 (14.19%) SQL
2 336 (12.61%) Java
3 314 (11.79%) C#
4 288 (10.81%) JavaScript
5 207 (7.77%) Python
6 108 (4.05%) PowerShell
7 95 (3.57%) C
8 86 (3.23%) C++
9 71 (2.67%) Perl
10 63 (2.36%) Ruby
10 63 (2.36%) VB
11 61 (2.29%) PHP
12 51 (1.91%) T-SQL
13 45 (1.69%) VBA
14 43 (1.61%) Bash Shell
15 34 (1.28%) ES6
16 31 (1.16%) TypeScript
17 29 (1.09%) Go
18 28 (1.05%) Java 8
19 21 (0.79%) Scala
Qualifications
1 360 (13.51%) Degree
2 98 (3.68%) Security Cleared
3 80 (3.00%) Computer Science Degree
4 62 (2.33%) Cisco Certification
5 57 (2.14%) CCNP
6 56 (2.10%) ISEB
7 55 (2.06%) Microsoft Certification
8 48 (1.80%) SC Cleared
9 41 (1.54%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
10 40 (1.50%) DV Cleared
11 38 (1.43%) MCSE
12 37 (1.39%) ISEB Practitioner
13 36 (1.35%) CISSP
14 35 (1.31%) PMI Certification
15 31 (1.16%) CCIE
15 31 (1.16%) Master's Degree
16 27 (1.01%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
16 27 (1.01%) PMP
17 26 (0.98%) CISM
17 26 (0.98%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 179 (6.72%) QA
2 113 (4.24%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 106 (3.98%) SLA
4 102 (3.83%) GDPR
5 44 (1.65%) PMO
6 37 (1.39%) Cyber Essentials
7 28 (1.05%) ISO 9001
8 15 (0.56%) COBIT
9 14 (0.53%) PCI DSS
10 12 (0.45%) Data Quality
11 10 (0.38%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
12 9 (0.34%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
13 7 (0.26%) PSD2
14 3 (0.11%) COSO
15 1 (0.038%) IFRS
15 1 (0.038%) IFRS 9
15 1 (0.038%) ISO 20022
15 1 (0.038%) ISO/IEC 20000
15 1 (0.038%) MiFID
15 1 (0.038%) PMBOK
System Software
1 297 (11.15%) Active Directory
2 135 (5.07%) Docker
3 83 (3.12%) VMware Infrastructure
4 78 (2.93%) Hyper-V
5 35 (1.31%) VMware ESXi
5 35 (1.31%) vSphere
6 33 (1.24%) XenApp
7 25 (0.94%) XenDesktop
8 16 (0.60%) Virtual Machines
9 12 (0.45%) Virtual Servers
10 11 (0.41%) DFS Replication
11 8 (0.30%) Microsoft Virtual Server
12 5 (0.19%) Firmware
13 4 (0.15%) KVM
13 4 (0.15%) Microsoft App-V
14 3 (0.11%) Snort
15 2 (0.075%) Citrix Presentation Server
15 2 (0.075%) Terminal Services
15 2 (0.075%) Virtual Desktop
15 2 (0.075%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 113 (4.24%) Kubernetes
2 83 (3.12%) Ansible
3 62 (2.33%) SCCM
4 59 (2.21%) Opscode Chef
5 57 (2.14%) Puppet
6 47 (1.76%) Terraform
7 8 (0.30%) Salt
8 7 (0.26%) EnCase
8 7 (0.26%) Single Sign-On
9 6 (0.23%) Nessus
10 5 (0.19%) Perfmon
10 5 (0.19%) SCOM
11 4 (0.15%) Backup Exec
11 4 (0.15%) CA Single Sign-On
11 4 (0.15%) Capistrano
11 4 (0.15%) Kibana
11 4 (0.15%) RSA Archer
11 4 (0.15%) WSUS
12 3 (0.11%) BladeLogic
12 3 (0.11%) DameWare
Vendors
1 454 (17.04%) Microsoft
2 198 (7.43%) Citrix
3 178 (6.68%) VMware
4 176 (6.61%) iManage
5 106 (3.98%) Cisco
6 105 (3.94%) Sony
7 75 (2.82%) Oracle
8 63 (2.36%) Intapp
9 54 (2.03%) Google
10 49 (1.84%) Aderant
11 44 (1.65%) Red Hat
12 42 (1.58%) CheckPoint
13 37 (1.39%) Adobe
14 35 (1.31%) NetApp
15 31 (1.16%) SAP
16 29 (1.09%) Xerox
17 28 (1.05%) Nuix
18 25 (0.94%) LexisNexis
18 25 (0.94%) Tableau
19 22 (0.83%) ServiceNow