Period
to

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 May 2022 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Law
UK
6 months to
26 May 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 150 126 177
Rank change year-on-year -24 +51 +42
Permanent jobs citing Law 4,388 2,535 1,875
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 2.67% 2.73% 2.05%
As % of the General category 4.13% 4.99% 3.73%
Number of salaries quoted 2,158 1,446 1,475
10th Percentile £28,925 £28,750 £31,000
25th Percentile £37,500 £37,500 £38,750
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
Median % change year-on-year - - -16.67%
75th Percentile £67,500 £67,500 £67,500
90th Percentile £85,000 £82,500 £80,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year - -5.26% +7.95%

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 106,277 50,819 50,307
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 64.64% 54.81% 54.92%
Number of salaries quoted 51,282 35,615 38,868
10th Percentile £32,500 £31,250 £30,000
25th Percentile £42,500 £41,250 £40,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
Median % change year-on-year +9.09% - +4.76%
75th Percentile £80,000 £77,500 £75,000
90th Percentile £97,500 £95,000 £93,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.26% - +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 26 May 2022.

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 May 2022. 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
Jobs
England -34 3,634 £50,000 - 436
UK excluding London -9 2,229 £45,000 - 273
London -19 1,546 £60,000 -4.00% 178
Work from Home -31 1,506 £55,000 +4.76% 145
North of England -14 605 £45,000 - 79
South East -12 579 £45,000 +12.50% 32
Midlands -13 488 £46,500 +3.33% 67
West Midlands +23 305 £45,000 -2.70% 45
North West -35 305 £42,500 -10.53% 41
Yorkshire +1 261 £45,000 - 37
East of England -48 195 £51,250 +32.26% 44
East Midlands -24 182 £47,500 +5.56% 21
South West -10 157 £40,000 -13.51% 30
Scotland 0 124 £52,500 +10.53% 9
Northern Ireland +32 53 £42,500 +13.33% 9
Wales -15 41 £40,000 +23.08% 4
North East +4 39 £55,000 - 1

For the 6 months to 26 May 2022, 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 1,514 (34.50%) Agile
2 1,280 (29.17%) Finance
3 1,248 (28.44%) Social Skills
4 871 (19.85%) Degree
5 862 (19.64%) Legal
6 846 (19.28%) Azure
7 813 (18.53%) Inclusion and Diversity
8 803 (18.30%) AWS
9 776 (17.68%) Microsoft
10 772 (17.59%) SQL
11 748 (17.05%) Problem-Solving
12 690 (15.72%) Software Engineering
13 658 (15.00%) JavaScript
14 600 (13.67%) Analytical Skills
15 598 (13.63%) Python
16 595 (13.56%) Java
17 563 (12.83%) Windows
18 533 (12.15%) Banking
19 531 (12.10%) Git (software)
20 520 (11.85%) Analytics
21 519 (11.83%) DevOps
22 513 (11.69%) Computer Science
23 502 (11.44%) CI/CD
24 468 (10.67%) Project Management
25 385 (8.77%) Mentoring
25 385 (8.77%) Docker
26 382 (8.71%) Active Directory
27 376 (8.57%) C#
28 365 (8.32%) Scrum
29 364 (8.30%) Coaching

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
1 133 (3.03%) Elasticsearch
2 99 (2.26%) SharePoint
3 98 (2.23%) Apache Spark
4 68 (1.55%) Confluence
5 58 (1.32%) SAS
6 55 (1.25%) IIS
7 47 (1.07%) GemFire
8 42 (0.96%) MS Exchange
9 41 (0.93%) Apache
10 30 (0.68%) CMS
10 30 (0.68%) Oracle Workflow
11 29 (0.66%) Cloud Foundry
12 26 (0.59%) OpenStack
13 16 (0.36%) Apache Airflow
14 14 (0.32%) WebSphere
15 13 (0.30%) WebSphere Application Server
16 11 (0.25%) Adobe Experience Manager
17 8 (0.18%) Apache Solr
17 8 (0.18%) WebLogic
17 8 (0.18%) WordPress
Applications
1 276 (6.29%) Microsoft Office
2 259 (5.90%) Microsoft Excel
3 124 (2.83%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 73 (1.66%) Microsoft Project
5 43 (0.98%) MS Visio
6 15 (0.34%) Acrobat
6 15 (0.34%) Spreadsheet
7 7 (0.16%) Adobe Premiere
7 7 (0.16%) Photoshop
8 5 (0.11%) Adobe After Effects
8 5 (0.11%) AutoCAD
8 5 (0.11%) CINEMA 4D
8 5 (0.11%) InVision
9 4 (0.091%) Camtasia
9 4 (0.091%) SOLIDWORKS
9 4 (0.091%) Zeplin
10 3 (0.068%) Adobe Creative Suite
10 3 (0.068%) InfoPath
11 2 (0.046%) Chatbot
12 1 (0.023%) Autodesk Inventor
Business Applications
1 31 (0.71%) Elite 3E
2 19 (0.43%) Dynamics CRM
3 17 (0.39%) Remedy ITSM
4 16 (0.36%) SAP S/4HANA
4 16 (0.36%) Workday HCM
5 10 (0.23%) Payment Gateway
6 9 (0.21%) SAP ERP
7 8 (0.18%) Eloqua
7 8 (0.18%) SAP CRM
8 7 (0.16%) Salesforce.com CRM
8 7 (0.16%) Sentinel
9 5 (0.11%) Visualfiles
10 4 (0.091%) Oracle EBS
10 4 (0.091%) SAP SD
10 4 (0.091%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
11 3 (0.068%) Carpe Diem
11 3 (0.068%) PeopleSoft HRMS
11 3 (0.068%) Unit4 Business World
12 2 (0.046%) IBM Planning Analytics
12 2 (0.046%) PeopleSoft Financials
Cloud Services
1 846 (19.28%) Azure
2 803 (18.30%) AWS
3 326 (7.43%) Microsoft 365
4 242 (5.52%) GCP
5 241 (5.49%) Power Platform
6 232 (5.29%) GitHub
7 226 (5.15%) SaaS
8 107 (2.44%) Serverless
9 97 (2.21%) Amazon Kinesis
10 86 (1.96%) Slack
11 76 (1.73%) OpenShift
12 65 (1.48%) IaaS
12 65 (1.48%) PaaS
12 65 (1.48%) PowerApps
13 63 (1.44%) Cloud Computing
14 61 (1.39%) Azure Active Directory
15 60 (1.37%) Amazon S3
16 54 (1.23%) Amazon EC2
16 54 (1.23%) AWS CloudFormation
17 44 (1.00%) AWS Lambda
Communications & Networking
1 129 (2.94%) Firewall
2 87 (1.98%) DNS
3 85 (1.94%) WAN
4 76 (1.73%) LAN
5 72 (1.64%) VPN
6 66 (1.50%) DHCP
7 63 (1.44%) Internet
8 60 (1.37%) NFC
9 58 (1.32%) WebEx
10 52 (1.19%) TCP/IP
11 46 (1.05%) Reverse Proxy
12 30 (0.68%) Intranet
13 27 (0.62%) ATM
13 27 (0.62%) Network Security
14 26 (0.59%) SAN
15 21 (0.48%) Intrusion Detection
16 19 (0.43%) HTTP
17 18 (0.41%) SSL
18 16 (0.36%) NetScaler
18 16 (0.36%) Remote Desktop
Database & Business Intelligence
1 288 (6.56%) SQL Server
2 282 (6.43%) PostgreSQL
3 263 (5.99%) Relational Database
4 260 (5.93%) Big Data
5 223 (5.08%) MySQL
6 200 (4.56%) Data Warehouse
7 194 (4.42%) NoSQL
8 184 (4.19%) Power BI
9 122 (2.78%) Data Lake
10 90 (2.05%) Hadoop
11 77 (1.75%) MongoDB
12 75 (1.71%) Tableau
13 73 (1.66%) SQL Server Integration Services
14 65 (1.48%) Neo4j
15 63 (1.44%) SQL Server Reporting Services
16 62 (1.41%) Redis
17 47 (1.07%) RDBMS
18 39 (0.89%) Amazon DynamoDB
19 31 (0.71%) Amazon RDS
19 31 (0.71%) Azure SQL Database
Development Applications
1 531 (12.10%) Git (software)
2 243 (5.54%) JIRA
3 231 (5.26%) Jenkins
4 96 (2.19%) Artifactory
5 94 (2.14%) Bitbucket
6 93 (2.12%) Maven
7 73 (1.66%) Cucumber
7 73 (1.66%) JUnit
8 72 (1.64%) Gradle
9 71 (1.62%) Sonatype Nexus
10 68 (1.55%) GitLab
11 61 (1.39%) Selenium
12 36 (0.82%) Cypress.io
13 35 (0.80%) Visual Studio
14 34 (0.77%) JMeter
15 33 (0.75%) RSpec
16 30 (0.68%) SonarQube
17 27 (0.62%) CircleCI
18 26 (0.59%) TeamCity
19 23 (0.52%) gulp
General
1 1,280 (29.17%) Finance
2 1,248 (28.44%) Social Skills
3 862 (19.64%) Legal
4 813 (18.53%) Inclusion and Diversity
5 600 (13.67%) Analytical Skills
6 533 (12.15%) Banking
7 297 (6.77%) Marketing
8 253 (5.77%) Retail
9 239 (5.45%) Public Sector
10 154 (3.51%) Organisational Skills
11 150 (3.42%) Aviation
12 119 (2.71%) Telecoms
13 111 (2.53%) Influencing Skills
14 102 (2.32%) Presentation Skills
15 99 (2.26%) Pharmaceutical
16 98 (2.23%) Advertising
17 89 (2.03%) Manufacturing
18 78 (1.78%) Spanish Language
19 74 (1.69%) Police
20 67 (1.53%) Games
Job Titles
1 602 (13.72%) Analyst
2 457 (10.41%) Software Engineer
3 419 (9.55%) Developer
4 268 (6.11%) Architect
5 149 (3.40%) Applications Engineer
6 135 (3.08%) Senior Software Engineer
7 134 (3.05%) IT Analyst
8 122 (2.78%) Support Analyst
9 119 (2.71%) Data Engineer
10 115 (2.62%) Consultant
11 108 (2.46%) IT Support
12 105 (2.39%) Business Analyst
13 102 (2.32%) DevOps Engineer
14 97 (2.21%) Solutions Architect
15 96 (2.19%) Project Manager
16 93 (2.12%) Graduate
17 85 (1.94%) .NET Developer
17 85 (1.94%) Senior Manager
18 83 (1.89%) Software Developer
19 77 (1.75%) Senior Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 325 (7.41%) React
2 311 (7.09%) .NET
3 264 (6.02%) HTML
4 243 (5.54%) Kafka
5 240 (5.47%) REST
6 237 (5.40%) Spring
7 229 (5.22%) Node.js
8 217 (4.95%) CSS
9 196 (4.47%) RabbitMQ
10 170 (3.87%) AngularJS
11 127 (2.89%) XML
12 117 (2.67%) Spring Boot
13 106 (2.42%) RESTful
14 103 (2.35%) ASP.NET
15 101 (2.30%) JSON
16 97 (2.21%) Sass
17 96 (2.19%) Redux
18 87 (1.98%) Web Services
19 83 (1.89%) jQuery
20 81 (1.85%) Express
Miscellaneous
1 288 (6.56%) Self-Motivation
2 221 (5.04%) Management Information System
3 202 (4.60%) Cyberattack
4 198 (4.51%) User Experience
5 143 (3.26%) Cyber Defence
6 120 (2.73%) Data Centre
7 110 (2.51%) Virtual Team
8 107 (2.44%) Social Media
9 103 (2.35%) Mobile App
10 86 (1.96%) Cybercrime
11 84 (1.91%) Enterprise Software
12 68 (1.55%) Life Science
13 60 (1.37%) Replication
13 60 (1.37%) Smartphone
14 56 (1.28%) Public Cloud
15 55 (1.25%) PMI
16 52 (1.19%) Algorithms
17 51 (1.16%) Data Structures
18 50 (1.14%) Linux Command Line
19 41 (0.93%) Mobile Payment
Operating Systems
1 563 (12.83%) Windows
2 355 (8.09%) Linux
3 192 (4.38%) Windows Server
4 154 (3.51%) Windows 10
5 108 (2.46%) Android
6 98 (2.23%) Apple iOS
7 73 (1.66%) Unix
8 61 (1.39%) Windows Server 2016
9 47 (1.07%) Windows Server 2012
10 45 (1.03%) Mac OS
11 40 (0.91%) Windows Server 2019
12 24 (0.55%) VMS
13 22 (0.50%) Windows 7
14 19 (0.43%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 19 (0.43%) Windows Server 2008
15 15 (0.34%) CentOS
16 13 (0.30%) Windows 8
17 8 (0.18%) Windows XP
18 5 (0.11%) SUSE
18 5 (0.11%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 1,514 (34.50%) Agile
2 748 (17.05%) Problem-Solving
3 690 (15.72%) Software Engineering
4 520 (11.85%) Analytics
5 519 (11.83%) DevOps
6 513 (11.69%) Computer Science
7 502 (11.44%) CI/CD
8 468 (10.67%) Project Management
9 385 (8.77%) Mentoring
10 365 (8.32%) Scrum
11 364 (8.30%) Coaching
12 350 (7.98%) Microservices
13 346 (7.89%) Test Automation
14 336 (7.66%) ITIL
15 317 (7.22%) Decision-Making
16 302 (6.88%) Continuous Improvement
17 301 (6.86%) Full Stack Development
18 279 (6.36%) SDLC
19 269 (6.13%) Service Delivery
20 268 (6.11%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 772 (17.59%) SQL
2 658 (15.00%) JavaScript
3 598 (13.63%) Python
4 595 (13.56%) Java
5 376 (8.57%) C#
6 229 (5.22%) TypeScript
7 143 (3.26%) C++
8 140 (3.19%) PowerShell
9 117 (2.67%) Bash
10 97 (2.21%) T-SQL
11 89 (2.03%) C
12 84 (1.91%) Go
13 65 (1.48%) Shell Script
14 63 (1.44%) Kotlin
14 63 (1.44%) Ruby
15 60 (1.37%) R
16 59 (1.34%) PHP
17 42 (0.96%) Groovy
18 36 (0.82%) VB.NET
19 35 (0.80%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 871 (19.85%) Degree
2 285 (6.49%) Security Cleared
3 166 (3.78%) Computer Science Degree
4 91 (2.07%) SC Cleared
5 68 (1.55%) PMI Certification
6 64 (1.46%) Oracle Certification
7 62 (1.41%) OCP
8 54 (1.23%) Master's Degree
8 54 (1.23%) TOGAF Certification
9 53 (1.21%) CISSP
10 48 (1.09%) Microsoft Certification
11 47 (1.07%) DV Cleared
12 45 (1.03%) ITIL Certification
13 41 (0.93%) CISM
14 38 (0.87%) CTC Cleared
15 29 (0.66%) CIPD
15 29 (0.66%) ISTQB
16 28 (0.64%) Cisco Certification
17 27 (0.62%) MBA
18 26 (0.59%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 266 (6.06%) QA
2 136 (3.10%) GDPR
3 100 (2.28%) PMO
4 90 (2.05%) SLA
5 88 (2.01%) Data Quality
6 84 (1.91%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 45 (1.03%) PCI DSS
8 34 (0.77%) Cyber Essentials
9 30 (0.68%) CDISC
10 24 (0.55%) NIST
11 18 (0.41%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
11 18 (0.41%) GxP
12 16 (0.36%) GRC
13 15 (0.34%) Accessibility
13 15 (0.34%) HIPAA
13 15 (0.34%) ISO 9001
13 15 (0.34%) NEBOSH
14 10 (0.23%) COBIT
15 8 (0.18%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
16 6 (0.14%) NIST 800
System Software
1 385 (8.77%) Docker
2 382 (8.71%) Active Directory
3 159 (3.62%) VMware Infrastructure
4 38 (0.87%) Hyper-V
5 29 (0.66%) Virtual Machines
6 27 (0.62%) VMware ESXi
7 23 (0.52%) vSphere
8 19 (0.43%) KVM
8 19 (0.43%) Virtual Servers
9 18 (0.41%) Xen
10 16 (0.36%) Virtual Desktop
11 11 (0.25%) HDFS
12 10 (0.23%) XenDesktop
13 9 (0.21%) Terminal Services
13 9 (0.21%) XenApp
14 7 (0.16%) Firmware
15 4 (0.091%) Citrix Hypervisor
15 4 (0.091%) Microsoft Virtual Server
16 2 (0.046%) Microsoft App-V
17 1 (0.023%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 301 (6.86%) Kubernetes
2 272 (6.20%) Ansible
3 184 (4.19%) Terraform
4 99 (2.26%) Opscode Chef
5 97 (2.21%) SCCM
6 61 (1.39%) Grafana
7 58 (1.32%) Puppet
8 49 (1.12%) Microsoft Intune
9 42 (0.96%) Docker Swarm
10 37 (0.84%) Prometheus
11 30 (0.68%) Single Sign-On
12 26 (0.59%) Jamf Pro
13 24 (0.55%) Kibana
14 18 (0.41%) logstash
15 16 (0.36%) Active Directory Federation Services
16 13 (0.30%) QRadar
17 12 (0.27%) Graylog
18 10 (0.23%) Forefront Identity Manager
19 9 (0.21%) Bugsnag
20 8 (0.18%) Rundeck
Vendors
1 776 (17.68%) Microsoft
2 213 (4.85%) VMware
3 193 (4.40%) Oracle
4 192 (4.38%) Google
5 128 (2.92%) Cisco
5 128 (2.92%) Citrix
6 124 (2.83%) iManage
7 111 (2.53%) LexisNexis
8 104 (2.37%) Salesforce.com
9 83 (1.89%) Adobe
10 74 (1.69%) Intapp
11 57 (1.30%) Perforce
12 52 (1.19%) ServiceNow
13 51 (1.16%) SAP
14 42 (0.96%) Aderant
15 41 (0.93%) IBM
16 35 (0.80%) Workday
17 34 (0.77%) Atlassian
18 33 (0.75%) Palo Alto
19 31 (0.71%) Remedy