Period
to 26 February 2020

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 26 February 2020 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Law
UK
6 months to
26 Feb 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 201 222 206
Rank change year-on-year +21 -16 +89
Permanent jobs citing Law 2,121 2,387 2,970
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 1.72% 1.58% 1.69%
As % of the General category 4.32% 3.86% 3.90%
Number of salaries quoted 1,686 1,727 2,114
UK median annual salary £50,750 £60,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -15.42% +20.00% -
10th Percentile £28,750 £31,250 £30,000
90th Percentile £80,000 £87,500 £77,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £46,000 £47,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year -3.16% +11.76% +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 49,127 61,865 76,126
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 39.90% 40.87% 43.42%
Number of salaries quoted 37,320 47,176 59,353
UK median annual salary £55,453 £55,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +0.82% +10.00% -
10th Percentile £31,250 £30,250 £29,981
90th Percentile £95,000 £90,000 £85,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - +4.65%

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 26 February 2020.

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 26 February 2020. 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 +25 2,012 £52,500 -12.50% 425
London -4 1,223 £57,500 -8.00% 232
UK excluding London +104 866 £46,000 -3.16% 207
North of England +50 307 £50,000 +17.65% 78
North West +39 241 £50,000 +17.65% 50
South East +51 167 £50,000 -6.98% 31
Midlands +101 141 £47,500 +19.62% 50
South West +48 138 £50,000 +5.26% 20
East Midlands +78 80 £45,000 -8.16% 32
East of England +80 73 £50,000 -5.36% 14
Scotland +51 67 £45,420 +6.87% 11
Yorkshire +65 62 £43,750 +20.69% 28
West Midlands +48 61 £50,000 +38.89% 18
Wales -5 9 £35,000 -30.00% 2
Northern Ireland +8 5 £32,500 -48.00% 1
North East +7 4 £33,000 -52.52%
Channel Islands - 2 £33,000 -

For the 6 months to 26 February 2020, 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.

1 614 (28.95%) Legal
2 443 (20.89%) Microsoft
3 410 (19.33%) Agile Software Development
4 397 (18.72%) Windows
5 365 (17.21%) Finance
6 358 (16.88%) SQL
7 292 (13.77%) Azure
8 253 (11.93%) Degree
8 253 (11.93%) C#
9 227 (10.70%) Active Directory
10 218 (10.28%) JavaScript
10 218 (10.28%) Information Security
11 216 (10.18%) .NET
12 215 (10.14%) Office 365
12 215 (10.14%) Cybersecurity
13 206 (9.71%) Problem-Solving
14 200 (9.43%) Microsoft Office
14 200 (9.43%) ITIL
14 200 (9.43%) AWS
15 197 (9.29%) Java
16 194 (9.15%) Python
17 192 (9.05%) SQL Server
18 189 (8.91%) Analytics
19 173 (8.16%) DevOps
19 173 (8.16%) Analytical Skills
20 168 (7.92%) Project Management
20 168 (7.92%) Software Engineering
21 149 (7.02%) Stakeholder Management
22 146 (6.88%) Windows Server
23 138 (6.51%) Management Information System

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 84 (3.96%) SharePoint
2 78 (3.68%) IIS
3 64 (3.02%) MS Exchange
4 47 (2.22%) Skype for Business
5 30 (1.41%) Elasticsearch
6 14 (0.66%) Exchange Server 2010
7 10 (0.47%) CMS
8 9 (0.42%) SharePoint Server
9 7 (0.33%) nginx
10 6 (0.28%) Jupyter
10 6 (0.28%) WordPress
11 5 (0.24%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
12 4 (0.19%) Apache
12 4 (0.19%) Confluence
12 4 (0.19%) OpenStack
12 4 (0.19%) SharePoint 2013
13 3 (0.14%) Apache Solr
13 3 (0.14%) Apache Spark
13 3 (0.14%) Exchange Server 2013
13 3 (0.14%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 200 (9.43%) Microsoft Office
2 103 (4.86%) Microsoft Excel
3 64 (3.02%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 27 (1.27%) MS Visio
5 21 (0.99%) InfoPath
6 11 (0.52%) Microsoft Project
7 4 (0.19%) Camtasia
8 3 (0.14%) Adobe Captivate
8 3 (0.14%) Adobe Creative Suite
8 3 (0.14%) Photoshop
8 3 (0.14%) Spreadsheet
8 3 (0.14%) SPSS
8 3 (0.14%) Stata
9 2 (0.094%) Sketch
10 1 (0.047%) Acrobat
10 1 (0.047%) Adobe After Effects
10 1 (0.047%) Adobe Illustrator
10 1 (0.047%) Figma
10 1 (0.047%) Final Cut Pro
10 1 (0.047%) InDesign
Business Applications
1 44 (2.07%) Dynamics CRM
2 40 (1.89%) Elite 3E
3 19 (0.90%) Oracle ERP
4 15 (0.71%) Dynamics AX
5 13 (0.61%) Dynamics NAV
6 10 (0.47%) Carpe Diem
6 10 (0.47%) Oracle General Ledger
6 10 (0.47%) Oracle Payables
6 10 (0.47%) Oracle Receivables
7 9 (0.42%) Oracle Assets
7 9 (0.42%) Oracle Cash Management
7 9 (0.42%) Relativity
8 8 (0.38%) Oracle EBS
9 7 (0.33%) DocuMatrix
10 6 (0.28%) Concordance
10 6 (0.28%) Payment Gateway
10 6 (0.28%) Ringtail
10 6 (0.28%) Veritas eDiscovery
10 6 (0.28%) Visualfiles
10 6 (0.28%) Workday HCM
Cloud Services
1 292 (13.77%) Azure
2 215 (10.14%) Office 365
3 200 (9.43%) AWS
4 129 (6.08%) SaaS
5 69 (3.25%) GCP
6 61 (2.88%) Power Platform
7 50 (2.36%) PaaS
8 46 (2.17%) Serverless
9 33 (1.56%) AWS Lambda
10 29 (1.37%) IaaS
10 29 (1.37%) Mimecast
11 23 (1.08%) Dynamics 365
12 21 (0.99%) GitHub
13 17 (0.80%) Amazon ECS
14 15 (0.71%) Azure Active Directory
15 11 (0.52%) Amazon S3
15 11 (0.52%) Cloud Computing
16 10 (0.47%) Amazon CloudWatch
16 10 (0.47%) Amazon EC2
16 10 (0.47%) Amazon Kinesis
Communications & Networking
1 132 (6.22%) Firewall
2 105 (4.95%) DNS
3 78 (3.68%) DHCP
4 69 (3.25%) TCP/IP
5 64 (3.02%) Network Security
6 62 (2.92%) Internet
6 62 (2.92%) WAN
7 61 (2.88%) LAN
8 60 (2.83%) VPN
9 46 (2.17%) Wireless
10 43 (2.03%) Skype
11 35 (1.65%) VoIP
12 27 (1.27%) NetScaler
13 24 (1.13%) Intranet
13 24 (1.13%) VLAN
14 21 (0.99%) SAN
15 18 (0.85%) EIGRP
16 17 (0.80%) Intrusion Detection
16 17 (0.80%) SSL
16 17 (0.80%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 192 (9.05%) SQL Server
2 127 (5.99%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 89 (4.20%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 61 (2.88%) Power BI
5 51 (2.40%) Big Data
6 36 (1.70%) Data Warehouse
6 36 (1.70%) PostgreSQL
7 31 (1.46%) Relational Database
8 21 (0.99%) SQL Server 2012
9 19 (0.90%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 17 (0.80%) NoSQL
11 14 (0.66%) Amazon DynamoDB
12 13 (0.61%) EDRMS
12 13 (0.61%) MySQL
12 13 (0.61%) RDBMS
13 12 (0.57%) GIS
14 11 (0.52%) Data Mining
15 10 (0.47%) Amazon Athena
15 10 (0.47%) MongoDB
16 8 (0.38%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 46 (2.17%) Visual Studio
2 42 (1.98%) Git (software)
3 39 (1.84%) Jenkins
4 27 (1.27%) Team Foundation Server
5 26 (1.23%) JIRA
6 18 (0.85%) PhantomJS
7 14 (0.66%) GitLab
8 10 (0.47%) Selenium
9 8 (0.38%) CircleCI
10 7 (0.33%) Cypress.io
10 7 (0.33%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
11 5 (0.24%) Cucumber
11 5 (0.24%) JMeter
12 4 (0.19%) MSI
12 4 (0.19%) RequisitePro
12 4 (0.19%) TeamCity
13 3 (0.14%) Atlassian Bamboo
13 3 (0.14%) Maven
13 3 (0.14%) Spinnaker
13 3 (0.14%) Travis CI
General
1 614 (28.95%) Legal
2 365 (17.21%) Finance
3 92 (4.34%) Banking
4 91 (4.29%) Marketing
5 66 (3.11%) Retail
6 56 (2.64%) Police
7 50 (2.36%) Games
8 45 (2.12%) Local Government
9 37 (1.74%) Telecoms
10 29 (1.37%) Financial Institution
11 21 (0.99%) Advertising
12 20 (0.94%) Public Sector
13 16 (0.75%) Electronics
14 15 (0.71%) Manufacturing
15 11 (0.52%) Back Office
15 11 (0.52%) General Ledger
15 11 (0.52%) International Banking
16 10 (0.47%) Fire and Rescue
17 9 (0.42%) Aerospace
18 8 (0.38%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 412 (19.42%) Developer
2 388 (18.29%) Analyst
3 154 (7.26%) Consultant
4 107 (5.04%) Support Analyst
5 102 (4.81%) Senior Developer
6 88 (4.15%) IT Analyst
7 79 (3.72%) Software Engineer
8 77 (3.63%) Project Manager
9 70 (3.30%) Support Engineer
10 69 (3.25%) IT Support
11 64 (3.02%) Business Analyst
12 63 (2.97%) Infrastructure Engineer
12 63 (2.97%) IT Manager
12 63 (2.97%) Service Analyst
13 59 (2.78%) Applications Support
14 58 (2.73%) .NET Developer
15 55 (2.59%) Service Desk Analyst
16 53 (2.50%) Software Developer
17 52 (2.45%) Java Developer
18 46 (2.17%) Security Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 216 (10.18%) .NET
2 114 (5.37%) Node.js
3 86 (4.05%) AngularJS
4 84 (3.96%) HTML
4 84 (3.96%) Web Services
5 83 (3.91%) CSS
6 81 (3.82%) ASP.NET
7 68 (3.21%) .NET Framework
7 68 (3.21%) React
8 57 (2.69%) REST
9 43 (2.03%) XML
10 42 (1.98%) .NET Core
11 34 (1.60%) Natural Language Processing
12 33 (1.56%) SOAP
13 29 (1.37%) ASP.NET Web API
14 26 (1.23%) Entity Framework
14 26 (1.23%) JSON
15 23 (1.08%) Spring
16 22 (1.04%) ASP.NET MVC
17 21 (0.99%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 173 (8.16%) Analytical Skills
2 138 (6.51%) Management Information System
3 71 (3.35%) Self-Motivation
4 60 (2.83%) Greenfield Project
5 56 (2.64%) Data Centre
6 49 (2.31%) Video Conferencing
7 46 (2.17%) User Experience
8 36 (1.70%) Enterprise Software
9 33 (1.56%) Mobile App
10 29 (1.37%) Algorithms
10 29 (1.37%) Data Structures
11 28 (1.32%) iPhone
12 26 (1.23%) Cyber Defence
13 23 (1.08%) Blackberry
14 22 (1.04%) Replication
14 22 (1.04%) Social Media
15 20 (0.94%) Private Cloud
15 20 (0.94%) Public Cloud
16 16 (0.75%) Cybercrime
17 14 (0.66%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 397 (18.72%) Windows
2 146 (6.88%) Windows Server
3 135 (6.36%) Windows 10
4 103 (4.86%) Linux
5 69 (3.25%) Windows Server 2012
6 57 (2.69%) Windows 7
7 52 (2.45%) Android
7 52 (2.45%) Unix
8 36 (1.70%) Apple iOS
9 15 (0.71%) Windows Server 2008
10 8 (0.38%) Mac OS
10 8 (0.38%) Windows Vista
11 6 (0.28%) Ubuntu
12 4 (0.19%) Windows 8
13 3 (0.14%) Mac OS X
14 2 (0.094%) CentOS
14 2 (0.094%) Data ONTAP
14 2 (0.094%) Windows Phone
14 2 (0.094%) Windows XP
15 1 (0.047%) Tizen
Processes & Methodologies
1 410 (19.33%) Agile Software Development
2 218 (10.28%) Information Security
3 215 (10.14%) Cybersecurity
4 206 (9.71%) Problem-Solving
5 200 (9.43%) ITIL
6 189 (8.91%) Analytics
7 173 (8.16%) DevOps
8 168 (7.92%) Project Management
8 168 (7.92%) Software Engineering
9 149 (7.02%) Stakeholder Management
10 133 (6.27%) Scrum
11 129 (6.08%) Business Intelligence
12 102 (4.81%) Change Management
13 97 (4.57%) Mentoring
14 96 (4.53%) CRM
15 95 (4.48%) Computer Science
16 92 (4.34%) Continuous Improvement
17 91 (4.29%) Workflow
18 89 (4.20%) Project Delivery
19 86 (4.05%) Microservices
Programming Languages
1 358 (16.88%) SQL
2 253 (11.93%) C#
3 218 (10.28%) JavaScript
4 197 (9.29%) Java
5 194 (9.15%) Python
6 101 (4.76%) PowerShell
7 83 (3.91%) C++
8 63 (2.97%) T-SQL
9 56 (2.64%) C
10 45 (2.12%) Bash Shell
11 41 (1.93%) Ruby
12 37 (1.74%) Go
13 26 (1.23%) PHP
14 25 (1.18%) XPath
15 22 (1.04%) TypeScript
16 16 (0.75%) VBA
17 15 (0.71%) Java 8
18 13 (0.61%) VB
18 13 (0.61%) VB.NET
19 11 (0.52%) Perl
Qualifications
1 253 (11.93%) Degree
2 112 (5.28%) Security Cleared
3 106 (5.00%) CISSP
4 83 (3.91%) CISM
5 69 (3.25%) Cisco Certification
6 45 (2.12%) Computer Science Degree
7 43 (2.03%) Microsoft Certification
8 40 (1.89%) CCNA
9 32 (1.51%) SC Cleared
10 31 (1.46%) IISP
11 30 (1.41%) CISA
12 29 (1.37%) MCSE
13 26 (1.23%) CESG Certified Professional
14 21 (0.99%) CCNP
15 18 (0.85%) MBCS
16 17 (0.80%) ITIL Certification
16 17 (0.80%) MCSA
17 16 (0.75%) (ISC)2 CCSP
18 14 (0.66%) DV Cleared
18 14 (0.66%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 107 (5.04%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 105 (4.95%) GDPR
3 55 (2.59%) QA
4 49 (2.31%) SLA
5 42 (1.98%) PCI DSS
6 39 (1.84%) PMO
7 32 (1.51%) Cyber Essentials
8 26 (1.23%) NCSC
9 25 (1.18%) NIST
10 17 (0.80%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
11 12 (0.57%) ISO/IEC 17025
12 11 (0.52%) NIST 800
13 10 (0.47%) Sarbanes-Oxley
14 8 (0.38%) ISO 22301
14 8 (0.38%) ISO 31000
15 7 (0.33%) Data Quality
16 5 (0.24%) COBIT
16 5 (0.24%) HIPAA
16 5 (0.24%) ISO 9001
17 4 (0.19%) ISO 20022
System Software
1 227 (10.70%) Active Directory
2 75 (3.54%) Docker
3 63 (2.97%) VMware Infrastructure
4 35 (1.65%) Hyper-V
5 31 (1.46%) VMware ESXi
5 31 (1.46%) XenApp
6 25 (1.18%) vSphere
7 23 (1.08%) XenDesktop
8 13 (0.61%) Firmware
9 10 (0.47%) BitLocker
10 9 (0.42%) Microsoft App-V
10 9 (0.42%) VMware NSX
11 8 (0.38%) Virtual Machines
12 7 (0.33%) Virtual Desktop
13 5 (0.24%) Terminal Services
14 3 (0.14%) Virtual Servers
15 2 (0.094%) Citrix Hypervisor
15 2 (0.094%) Snort
15 2 (0.094%) Xen
16 1 (0.047%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 74 (3.49%) Kubernetes
2 71 (3.35%) SCCM
3 44 (2.07%) Terraform
4 35 (1.65%) Ansible
4 35 (1.65%) Puppet
5 31 (1.46%) Opscode Chef
6 24 (1.13%) Microsoft Intune
7 15 (0.71%) vCenter Server
8 14 (0.66%) WSUS
9 11 (0.52%) Cisco CUCM
9 11 (0.52%) Kibana
9 11 (0.52%) logstash
10 10 (0.47%) CASB
10 10 (0.47%) SolarWinds Orion
11 9 (0.42%) McAfee ePO
12 8 (0.38%) EnCase
13 7 (0.33%) XenMobile
14 6 (0.28%) Norton AntiVirus
14 6 (0.28%) WebSphere Cast Iron
15 5 (0.24%) Computer Emergency Response Teams
Vendors
1 443 (20.89%) Microsoft
2 133 (6.27%) VMware
3 119 (5.61%) Citrix
4 107 (5.04%) Cisco
5 104 (4.90%) iManage
6 81 (3.82%) Splunk
7 67 (3.16%) Intapp
8 60 (2.83%) Google
9 55 (2.59%) Oracle
10 47 (2.22%) Palo Alto
11 46 (2.17%) ServiceNow
12 42 (1.98%) Aderant
13 41 (1.93%) Sony
14 35 (1.65%) Capita
15 30 (1.41%) CheckPoint
15 30 (1.41%) Salesforce.com
15 30 (1.41%) Symantec
16 25 (1.18%) CyberArk
17 22 (1.04%) Atlassian
18 21 (0.99%) NetApp