Period
to 16 September 2021

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Legacy Systems in permanent job vacancies advertised in England. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Legacy Systems over the 6 months to 16 September 2021 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Legacy System
UK > England
6 months to
16 Sep 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 401 390 492
Rank change year-on-year -11 +102 +39
Permanent jobs citing Legacy Systems 796 342 745
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in England 0.75% 0.72% 0.57%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.84% 1.99% 1.62%
Number of salaries quoted 478 305 596
10th Percentile £32,500 £40,000 £31,250
25th Percentile £42,500 £50,750 £38,938
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £60,000 £65,000 £55,000
Median % change year-on-year -7.69% +18.18% -
75th Percentile £82,500 £90,000 £71,250
90th Percentile £115,000 £112,500 £86,125
UK median annual salary £57,500 £65,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year -11.54% +18.18% +4.76%

Legacy Systems is in the Generic IT Skills category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for generic IT skills.

All Generic IT Skills
England
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 43,288 17,206 46,107
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 40.54% 36.25% 35.40%
Number of salaries quoted 26,318 14,055 35,384
10th Percentile £32,996 £32,750 £30,000
25th Percentile £42,500 £42,500 £38,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
Median % change year-on-year +4.35% +4.55% +4.76%
75th Percentile £81,250 £80,000 £73,750
90th Percentile £98,750 £102,500 £90,000
UK median annual salary £60,000 £57,500 £53,000
% change year-on-year +4.35% +8.49% +0.95%

Legacy Systems
Job Vacancy Trend in England

Job postings citing Legacy Systems as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in England.

Job vacancy trend for Legacy Systems in England

Legacy Systems
Salary Trend in England

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Legacy Systems in England.

Salary trend for Legacy Systems in England

Legacy Systems
Salary Histogram in England

Salary distribution for jobs citing Legacy Systems in England over the 6 months to 16 September 2021.

Salary histogram for Legacy Systems in England

Legacy Systems
Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Legacy Systems within the England region over the 6 months to 16 September 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
London -30 402 £75,000 +3.45% 52
South East -94 106 £50,000 -34.43% 23
North of England -53 100 £37,500 -25.00% 27
Midlands -46 93 £48,250 -12.27% 18
West Midlands -33 73 £45,000 -21.74% 15
Yorkshire -76 48 £42,500 -15.00% 10
East of England -65 41 £58,750 -9.62% 16
South West -105 36 £43,750 -20.45% 6
North West -73 32 £42,500 -15.00% 15
North East -14 22 £37,500 -37.50% 2
East Midlands -57 20 £51,250 -6.82% 3
Legacy Systems
UK

For the 6 months to 16 September 2021, IT jobs citing Legacy Systems 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 across the England region with a requirement for Legacy Systems.

1 403 (50.63%) Agile Software Development
2 294 (36.93%) Finance
3 255 (32.04%) Software Engineering
4 242 (30.40%) JavaScript
5 228 (28.64%) AWS
6 224 (28.14%) SQL
7 210 (26.38%) C#
8 195 (24.50%) Azure
9 192 (24.12%) .NET
10 176 (22.11%) DevOps
11 165 (20.73%) Python
12 161 (20.23%) Scrum
12 161 (20.23%) React
13 153 (19.22%) Docker
14 151 (18.97%) Social Skills
15 145 (18.22%) Microservices
16 142 (17.84%) Java
17 137 (17.21%) CSS
18 128 (16.08%) Migration
19 127 (15.95%) HTML
20 116 (14.57%) Serverless
21 112 (14.07%) .NET Core
21 112 (14.07%) Mentoring
22 108 (13.57%) Microsoft
23 107 (13.44%) Web Services
23 107 (13.44%) Coaching
23 107 (13.44%) Problem-Solving
24 103 (12.94%) PHP
25 96 (12.06%) TDD
25 96 (12.06%) Kubernetes

Legacy Systems
Co-occurring IT Skills in England 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 29 (3.64%) Cloud Foundry
2 17 (2.14%) Confluence
3 13 (1.63%) Mendix
4 11 (1.38%) Elasticsearch
4 11 (1.38%) SharePoint
5 10 (1.26%) WordPress
6 9 (1.13%) Apache
7 6 (0.75%) SAS
8 5 (0.63%) Drupal
8 5 (0.63%) Ethereum
8 5 (0.63%) Hyperledger
8 5 (0.63%) IIS
8 5 (0.63%) OpenROAD
9 4 (0.50%) CMS
9 4 (0.50%) Umbraco
10 3 (0.38%) Adobe Experience Manager
10 3 (0.38%) Apache Spark
11 2 (0.25%) nginx
12 1 (0.13%) Exchange Server 2013
12 1 (0.13%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 18 (2.26%) Spreadsheet
2 15 (1.88%) Microsoft Excel
3 6 (0.75%) Microsoft Office
3 6 (0.75%) MS Visio
4 4 (0.50%) InfoPath
4 4 (0.50%) Microsoft Project
5 3 (0.38%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 22 (2.76%) Dynamics AX
2 16 (2.01%) Dynamics CRM
3 8 (1.01%) Magento
3 8 (1.01%) Remedy ITSM
4 7 (0.88%) NetSuite
5 5 (0.63%) Distributed Ledger
5 5 (0.63%) Dynamics NAV
5 5 (0.63%) R3 Corda
6 4 (0.50%) Cognos Controller
6 4 (0.50%) IBM Planning Analytics
6 4 (0.50%) Infor CloudSuite
6 4 (0.50%) Infor CloudSuite Industrial (formerly SyteLine)
6 4 (0.50%) Infor CRM
6 4 (0.50%) SAP S/4HANA
7 3 (0.38%) SAP Business One
7 3 (0.38%) SAP ERP
8 2 (0.25%) Oracle EBS
8 2 (0.25%) SAP CAR
8 2 (0.25%) SAP MDG
8 2 (0.25%) SAP Retail
Cloud Services
1 228 (28.64%) AWS
2 195 (24.50%) Azure
3 116 (14.57%) Serverless
4 89 (11.18%) AWS Lambda
5 73 (9.17%) AWS CloudFormation
5 73 (9.17%) SaaS
6 62 (7.79%) Power Platform
7 56 (7.04%) GCP
8 49 (6.16%) Amazon SQS
9 47 (5.90%) Amazon S3
10 45 (5.65%) Amazon ECS
11 40 (5.03%) Dynamics 365
12 38 (4.77%) Amazon EC2
13 36 (4.52%) PaaS
14 33 (4.15%) IaaS
15 29 (3.64%) AWS Fargate
15 29 (3.64%) CloudFront
15 29 (3.64%) Heroku
15 29 (3.64%) Virtual Private Cloud
16 17 (2.14%) NuGet
Communications & Networking
1 10 (1.26%) DNS
2 8 (1.01%) HTTP
3 7 (0.88%) Firewall
4 6 (0.75%) DHCP
5 4 (0.50%) Broadband
5 4 (0.50%) SSL
6 3 (0.38%) ASN.1
6 3 (0.38%) MQTT
6 3 (0.38%) Skype
6 3 (0.38%) SMTP
6 3 (0.38%) TCP/IP
7 2 (0.25%) SAN
7 2 (0.25%) VSAN
7 2 (0.25%) WAN
8 1 (0.13%) FTP
8 1 (0.13%) Intranet
8 1 (0.13%) Network Security
8 1 (0.13%) VoIP
8 1 (0.13%) VPN
8 1 (0.13%) WebEx
Database & Business Intelligence
1 95 (11.93%) MySQL
2 77 (9.67%) SQL Server
3 61 (7.66%) Relational Database
4 57 (7.16%) NoSQL
5 56 (7.04%) Power BI
6 53 (6.66%) Data Warehouse
7 49 (6.16%) Tableau
8 37 (4.65%) Amazon RDS
9 24 (3.02%) Redis
9 24 (3.02%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 23 (2.89%) Big Data
10 23 (2.89%) Data Lake
11 22 (2.76%) Amazon DynamoDB
11 22 (2.76%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 21 (2.64%) Oracle ODI
13 20 (2.51%) PostgreSQL
14 18 (2.26%) Azure SQL Database
15 13 (1.63%) Data Mining
16 11 (1.38%) Blockchain
17 8 (1.01%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 82 (10.30%) Git (software)
2 63 (7.91%) Jenkins
3 34 (4.27%) JIRA
4 28 (3.52%) Visual Studio
5 21 (2.64%) Oracle APEX
6 19 (2.39%) Bitbucket
7 17 (2.14%) TeamCity
8 16 (2.01%) Octopus Deploy
8 16 (2.01%) Selenium
8 16 (2.01%) Team Foundation Server
9 9 (1.13%) GitLab
9 9 (1.13%) SpecFlow
9 9 (1.13%) WebDriver
10 8 (1.01%) git-flow
10 8 (1.01%) MorphX
10 8 (1.01%) NUnit
11 7 (0.88%) Gradle
11 7 (0.88%) JMeter
11 7 (0.88%) Visual Studio Team System
12 6 (0.75%) NeoLoad
General
1 294 (36.93%) Finance
2 151 (18.97%) Social Skills
3 95 (11.93%) Banking
4 92 (11.56%) Analytical Skills
5 88 (11.06%) Retail
6 53 (6.66%) Public Sector
7 43 (5.40%) Presentation Skills
8 38 (4.77%) Legal
9 36 (4.52%) Front Office
10 29 (3.64%) Local Government
11 24 (3.02%) Manufacturing
12 22 (2.76%) Law
13 16 (2.01%) Games
14 15 (1.88%) Marketing
15 12 (1.51%) Back Office
15 12 (1.51%) Inclusion and Diversity
15 12 (1.51%) Investment Banking
16 8 (1.01%) Organisational Skills
17 7 (0.88%) Documentation Skills
18 6 (0.75%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 255 (32.04%) Developer
2 127 (15.95%) Software Engineer
3 107 (13.44%) Architect
4 71 (8.92%) C# Developer
5 61 (7.66%) Analyst
6 56 (7.04%) Senior Software Engineer
7 46 (5.78%) Solutions Architect
8 41 (5.15%) Senior Developer
9 39 (4.90%) Software Developer
10 35 (4.40%) Java Developer
11 34 (4.27%) Data Engineer
12 33 (4.15%) Technical Architect
13 26 (3.27%) Consultant
14 25 (3.14%) SQL Developer
15 23 (2.89%) Infrastructure Architect
15 23 (2.89%) JavaScript Developer
16 22 (2.76%) Infrastructure Technical Architect
16 22 (2.76%) Technical Infrastructure Architect
17 21 (2.64%) Python Developer
18 19 (2.39%) .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 192 (24.12%) .NET
2 161 (20.23%) React
3 137 (17.21%) CSS
4 127 (15.95%) HTML
5 112 (14.07%) .NET Core
6 107 (13.44%) Web Services
7 83 (10.43%) AngularJS
8 58 (7.29%) Node.js
9 45 (5.65%) REST
10 42 (5.28%) .NET Framework
11 40 (5.03%) ASP.NET
12 39 (4.90%) Ruby on Rails
13 35 (4.40%) Vue.js
14 31 (3.89%) Laravel
15 30 (3.77%) XML
16 29 (3.64%) Angular 2
16 29 (3.64%) GraphQL
16 29 (3.64%) Redux
16 29 (3.64%) Sinatra
17 28 (3.52%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 54 (6.78%) Virtual Team
2 43 (5.40%) Management Information System
3 42 (5.28%) Analytical Mindset
4 34 (4.27%) Fixed Income
5 30 (3.77%) Blog
6 28 (3.52%) Equities
7 27 (3.39%) Greenfield Project
8 24 (3.02%) Data Centre
8 24 (3.02%) Life Science
9 22 (2.76%) User Experience
10 21 (2.64%) Client/Server
11 20 (2.51%) Legacy Code
12 19 (2.39%) Mobile App
13 18 (2.26%) Derivative
14 16 (2.01%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
15 15 (1.88%) Data Structures
15 15 (1.88%) Enterprise Software
16 14 (1.76%) Self-Motivation
17 13 (1.63%) Reinsurance
18 12 (1.51%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 61 (7.66%) Linux
2 29 (3.64%) Windows
3 10 (1.26%) Windows Server
4 5 (0.63%) Windows Server 2008
5 4 (0.50%) Windows 10
6 2 (0.25%) Android
6 2 (0.25%) Apple iOS
6 2 (0.25%) Unix
7 1 (0.13%) CentOS
7 1 (0.13%) Windows 7
7 1 (0.13%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (0.13%) Windows Server 2016
7 1 (0.13%) Windows Server 2019
Processes & Methodologies
1 403 (50.63%) Agile Software Development
2 255 (32.04%) Software Engineering
3 176 (22.11%) DevOps
4 161 (20.23%) Scrum
5 145 (18.22%) Microservices
6 128 (16.08%) Migration
7 112 (14.07%) Mentoring
8 107 (13.44%) Coaching
8 107 (13.44%) Problem-Solving
9 96 (12.06%) TDD
10 95 (11.93%) OO
11 87 (10.93%) Business Intelligence
11 87 (10.93%) ERP
12 74 (9.30%) Fintech
13 71 (8.92%) Kanban
14 67 (8.42%) Data Migration
15 58 (7.29%) Clean Code
15 58 (7.29%) Computer Science
15 58 (7.29%) Full Stack Development
16 56 (7.04%) Infrastructure as Code
Programming Languages
1 242 (30.40%) JavaScript
2 224 (28.14%) SQL
3 210 (26.38%) C#
4 165 (20.73%) Python
5 142 (17.84%) Java
6 103 (12.94%) PHP
7 58 (7.29%) TypeScript
8 56 (7.04%) Go
9 53 (6.66%) T-SQL
10 43 (5.40%) Ruby
11 31 (3.89%) R
12 29 (3.64%) ES6
13 19 (2.39%) PowerShell
14 18 (2.26%) VB
15 14 (1.76%) C++
16 12 (1.51%) VBA
17 11 (1.38%) Bash Shell
18 9 (1.13%) Perl
18 9 (1.13%) X++
19 8 (1.01%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 69 (8.67%) Degree
2 41 (5.15%) Computer Science Degree
3 33 (4.15%) Security Cleared
4 32 (4.02%) Microsoft Certification
5 28 (3.52%) SC Cleared
6 22 (2.76%) DV Cleared
6 22 (2.76%) MCP
6 22 (2.76%) MCSA
6 22 (2.76%) MCSE
6 22 (2.76%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 5 (0.63%) Master's Degree
8 4 (0.50%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
9 3 (0.38%) AWS Certification
9 3 (0.38%) TOGAF Certification
10 2 (0.25%) CCNA
10 2 (0.25%) Cisco Certification
10 2 (0.25%) ITIL Certification
11 1 (0.13%) CISSP
11 1 (0.13%) PMI Certification
11 1 (0.13%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 27 (3.39%) QA
2 11 (1.38%) GDPR
2 11 (1.38%) PMO
3 9 (1.13%) Data Quality
4 8 (1.01%) Accessibility
5 5 (0.63%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 3 (0.38%) SLA
7 2 (0.25%) Def Stans
7 2 (0.25%) NCSC
8 1 (0.13%) ISO 22301
System Software
1 153 (19.22%) Docker
2 38 (4.77%) VMware Infrastructure
3 25 (3.14%) vSphere
4 15 (1.88%) Active Directory
5 5 (0.63%) VMware ESXi
6 4 (0.50%) Hyper-V
6 4 (0.50%) VMware NSX
7 3 (0.38%) Virtual Machines
8 2 (0.25%) NFS
9 1 (0.13%) Apache ZooKeeper
9 1 (0.13%) Firmware
9 1 (0.13%) GlusterFS
9 1 (0.13%) KVM
9 1 (0.13%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 96 (12.06%) Kubernetes
2 84 (10.55%) Terraform
3 8 (1.01%) Ansible
3 8 (1.01%) Grafana
4 6 (0.75%) vCenter Server
5 5 (0.63%) Packer
5 5 (0.63%) Pingdom
6 4 (0.50%) SCCM
6 4 (0.50%) Single Sign-On
7 3 (0.38%) Active Directory Federation Services
7 3 (0.38%) Oozie
7 3 (0.38%) Prometheus
8 1 (0.13%) FortiGate
8 1 (0.13%) SCOM
8 1 (0.13%) Tivoli
8 1 (0.13%) Unicenter
Vendors
1 108 (13.57%) Microsoft
2 68 (8.54%) Oracle
3 42 (5.28%) VMware
4 41 (5.15%) Sony
5 32 (4.02%) Google
6 22 (2.76%) SAP
7 14 (1.76%) ServiceNow
8 8 (1.01%) Atlassian
8 8 (1.01%) BMC
8 8 (1.01%) Cisco
8 8 (1.01%) Cognos
8 8 (1.01%) Fidessa
8 8 (1.01%) HP
8 8 (1.01%) Remedy
8 8 (1.01%) Salesforce.com
9 7 (0.88%) Xamarin
10 6 (0.75%) Telerik
11 5 (0.63%) Actian
11 5 (0.63%) New Relic
11 5 (0.63%) Talend