Period
to

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

Legacy System
UK > England
6 months to
8 Aug 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 461 366 414
Rank change year-on-year -95 +48 +102
Permanent jobs citing Legacy Systems 1,063 855 415
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in England 0.74% 0.85% 0.69%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.61% 2.06% 1.87%
Number of salaries quoted 577 529 363
10th Percentile £40,955 £32,500 £36,250
25th Percentile £53,616 £42,500 £45,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £67,500 £60,000 £57,500
Median % change year-on-year +12.50% +4.35% +4.55%
75th Percentile £87,500 £82,500 £90,000
90th Percentile £102,500 £115,000 £112,250
UK median annual salary £67,500 £60,000 £57,500
% change year-on-year +12.50% +4.35% +4.55%

Legacy Systems is in the General and Transferable 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 Skills
England
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 66,040 41,538 22,163
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 45.96% 41.19% 36.95%
Number of salaries quoted 30,634 25,372 17,810
10th Percentile £34,500 £33,000 £32,500
25th Percentile £45,192 £42,500 £42,001
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £62,500 £60,000 £57,500
Median % change year-on-year +4.17% +4.35% +4.55%
75th Percentile £85,000 £80,000 £77,500
90th Percentile £105,000 £97,500 £97,500
UK median annual salary £62,500 £60,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year +4.17% +9.09% -

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 8 August 2022.

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 8 August 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
London -54 651 £75,000 - 45
North of England -70 96 £55,000 +37.50% 22
South East -67 94 £65,000 +30.00% 9
South West +22 91 £61,180 +38.26% 6
Midlands -69 85 £65,000 +34.72% 15
West Midlands -55 70 £67,500 +54.29% 6
North West -29 54 £55,000 -4.35% 9
Yorkshire -33 41 £50,000 +14.29% 10
East of England -75 35 £62,500 +8.70% 5
East Midlands -33 12 £62,500 +19.05% 8
North East -36 1 £47,500 +26.67% 3
Legacy Systems
UK

For the 6 months to 8 August 2022, 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.

1 616 (57.95%) Agile
2 335 (31.51%) AWS
3 326 (30.67%) Finance
4 297 (27.94%) Software Engineering
5 282 (26.53%) Social Skills
6 259 (24.37%) SQL
7 258 (24.27%) DevOps
8 255 (23.99%) Azure
9 242 (22.77%) Microservices
10 218 (20.51%) JavaScript
11 188 (17.69%) CI/CD
12 185 (17.40%) Problem-Solving
13 178 (16.75%) Mentoring
14 172 (16.18%) GCP
15 167 (15.71%) Automotive
16 160 (15.05%) Scrum
16 160 (15.05%) .NET
17 159 (14.96%) C#
18 153 (14.39%) Python
18 153 (14.39%) Coaching
19 152 (14.30%) Docker
19 152 (14.30%) Microsoft
20 150 (14.11%) Migration
21 141 (13.26%) User Experience
22 134 (12.61%) Analytical Skills
23 133 (12.51%) Java
24 129 (12.14%) Serverless
25 125 (11.76%) QA
25 125 (11.76%) Kubernetes
26 124 (11.67%) Relational Database

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 46 (4.33%) Cloud Foundry
2 22 (2.07%) Apache Airflow
2 22 (2.07%) Apache Spark
2 22 (2.07%) SharePoint
3 21 (1.98%) Confluence
4 17 (1.60%) MS Exchange
5 15 (1.41%) Tomcat
6 9 (0.85%) Jupyter
7 6 (0.56%) Apache
7 6 (0.56%) Joomla!
8 4 (0.38%) NServiceBus
9 3 (0.28%) Appian
9 3 (0.28%) IIS
10 2 (0.19%) CICS
10 2 (0.19%) Exchange Server 2010
11 1 (0.094%) CMS
11 1 (0.094%) GemFire
11 1 (0.094%) Mendix
11 1 (0.094%) Oracle Coherence
Applications
1 28 (2.63%) MS Visio
2 27 (2.54%) Spreadsheet
3 16 (1.51%) Microsoft Excel
3 16 (1.51%) Microsoft Office
4 7 (0.66%) Sketch
5 6 (0.56%) SketchUp
6 4 (0.38%) Marvel
6 4 (0.38%) Photoshop
6 4 (0.38%) Zeplin
7 1 (0.094%) Microsoft PowerPoint
7 1 (0.094%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 33 (3.10%) Dynamics CRM
2 26 (2.45%) Dynamics NAV
3 7 (0.66%) Odoo
4 6 (0.56%) Distributed Ledger
5 5 (0.47%) SAP S/4HANA
6 4 (0.38%) Dynamics AX
6 4 (0.38%) NetSuite
7 3 (0.28%) Maximo
8 2 (0.19%) Workday HCM
9 1 (0.094%) Dynamics GP
9 1 (0.094%) PlanetPress Connect
9 1 (0.094%) SAP CRM
9 1 (0.094%) SAP Hybris
9 1 (0.094%) SAP MDG
Cloud Services
1 335 (31.51%) AWS
2 255 (23.99%) Azure
3 172 (16.18%) GCP
4 129 (12.14%) Serverless
5 111 (10.44%) Heroku
6 106 (9.97%) AWS CloudFormation
6 106 (9.97%) AWS Lambda
7 90 (8.47%) Amazon SQS
8 82 (7.71%) Amazon S3
9 76 (7.15%) Cloud Computing
10 72 (6.77%) PaaS
10 72 (6.77%) SaaS
11 71 (6.68%) Power Platform
12 65 (6.11%) IaaS
13 56 (5.27%) GitHub
14 54 (5.08%) CloudFront
15 51 (4.80%) Amazon ECS
16 48 (4.52%) Amazon EC2
16 48 (4.52%) Azure DevOps
17 43 (4.05%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 36 (3.39%) Firewall
2 30 (2.82%) Internet
3 26 (2.45%) Network Security
4 24 (2.26%) Intrusion Detection
5 22 (2.07%) DNS
6 19 (1.79%) TCP/IP
7 18 (1.69%) WAN
7 18 (1.69%) Wi-Fi
8 15 (1.41%) DECT
8 15 (1.41%) LAN
8 15 (1.41%) Structured Cabling
8 15 (1.41%) Wireless
9 10 (0.94%) Broadband
10 5 (0.47%) Intranet
11 4 (0.38%) HTTP
11 4 (0.38%) HTTPS
11 4 (0.38%) Kerberos
11 4 (0.38%) SMTP
11 4 (0.38%) Unified Communications
12 3 (0.28%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 124 (11.67%) Relational Database
2 99 (9.31%) Data Warehouse
3 94 (8.84%) SQL Server
4 92 (8.65%) Redis
5 88 (8.28%) NoSQL
6 81 (7.62%) PostgreSQL
7 63 (5.93%) Power BI
8 52 (4.89%) MySQL
9 45 (4.23%) Big Data
9 45 (4.23%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 43 (4.05%) Amazon RDS
10 43 (4.05%) DynamoDB
11 39 (3.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 33 (3.10%) RDBMS
13 32 (3.01%) Data Lake
13 32 (3.01%) Electronic Patient Records
14 29 (2.73%) Amazon Athena
14 29 (2.73%) Spark SQL
15 26 (2.45%) Looker
16 20 (1.88%) BigQuery
Development Applications
1 105 (9.88%) Git (software)
2 59 (5.55%) JIRA
3 58 (5.46%) Jenkins
4 33 (3.10%) MSTest
5 29 (2.73%) NUnit
6 24 (2.26%) git-flow
7 18 (1.69%) TeamCity
8 16 (1.51%) Cypress.io
8 16 (1.51%) webpack
9 14 (1.32%) Android Studio
10 12 (1.13%) Postman
11 10 (0.94%) GitLab
12 8 (0.75%) CircleCI
12 8 (0.75%) Maven
12 8 (0.75%) Selenium
13 7 (0.66%) Team Foundation Server
14 6 (0.56%) FitNesse
14 6 (0.56%) InstallShield
14 6 (0.56%) JUnit
14 6 (0.56%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
General
1 326 (30.67%) Finance
2 282 (26.53%) Social Skills
3 167 (15.71%) Automotive
4 134 (12.61%) Analytical Skills
5 95 (8.94%) Legal
6 89 (8.37%) Presentation Skills
7 85 (8.00%) Banking
8 75 (7.06%) Retail
9 63 (5.93%) Public Sector
10 56 (5.27%) Marketing
11 47 (4.42%) Games
12 36 (3.39%) Manufacturing
13 34 (3.20%) Law
14 33 (3.10%) Local Government
15 31 (2.92%) Front Office
16 27 (2.54%) Inclusion and Diversity
17 25 (2.35%) Investment Banking
18 24 (2.26%) Aerospace
19 21 (1.98%) Telecoms
20 19 (1.79%) Billing
Job Titles
1 190 (17.87%) Developer
2 160 (15.05%) Software Engineer
3 124 (11.67%) Architect
4 83 (7.81%) Analyst
5 80 (7.53%) Solutions Architect
6 78 (7.34%) Senior Software Engineer
7 59 (5.55%) Business Analyst
8 47 (4.42%) Data Engineer
9 40 (3.76%) Data Architect
10 38 (3.57%) DevOps Engineer
11 34 (3.20%) Senior DevOps
11 34 (3.20%) Senior DevOps Engineer
12 33 (3.10%) Senior Architect
12 33 (3.10%) Senior Manager
13 31 (2.92%) .NET Developer
13 31 (2.92%) C# Developer
13 31 (2.92%) Product Manager
14 29 (2.73%) Project Manager
15 26 (2.45%) Senior Solutions Architect
16 25 (2.35%) Business Intelligence Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 160 (15.05%) .NET
2 121 (11.38%) React
3 95 (8.94%) AngularJS
4 94 (8.84%) .NET Core
5 89 (8.37%) Node.js
6 83 (7.81%) CSS
7 76 (7.15%) RESTful
8 75 (7.06%) Sequelize
8 75 (7.06%) Web Services
9 61 (5.74%) Express
10 60 (5.64%) HTML
11 59 (5.55%) REST
11 59 (5.55%) Vue.js
12 53 (4.99%) Laravel
13 46 (4.33%) ASP.NET
14 44 (4.14%) gRPC
15 43 (4.05%) .NET Framework
16 38 (3.57%) Kafka
17 31 (2.92%) Spring Boot
17 31 (2.92%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 141 (13.26%) User Experience
2 78 (7.34%) Blog
3 75 (7.06%) Greenfield Project
4 72 (6.77%) Management Information System
5 41 (3.86%) Cloud Native
6 34 (3.20%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 26 (2.45%) Mainframe
8 23 (2.16%) Enterprise Software
9 22 (2.07%) Data Structures
10 21 (1.98%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
10 21 (1.98%) Legacy Applications
10 21 (1.98%) Self-Motivation
11 20 (1.88%) Cyber Defence
11 20 (1.88%) Insider Threat
11 20 (1.88%) Mobile App
12 18 (1.69%) Driving Licence
13 17 (1.60%) NHS
14 16 (1.51%) Derivative
15 14 (1.32%) Algorithms
15 14 (1.32%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 40 (3.76%) Linux
2 30 (2.82%) Windows
3 26 (2.45%) Unix
4 25 (2.35%) Android
5 10 (0.94%) Apple iOS
6 3 (0.28%) Windows Server
7 2 (0.19%) Windows 10
7 2 (0.19%) Windows Server 2012
7 2 (0.19%) Windows Server 2016
7 2 (0.19%) Windows Server 2019
7 2 (0.19%) zOS
8 1 (0.094%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 616 (57.95%) Agile
2 297 (27.94%) Software Engineering
3 258 (24.27%) DevOps
4 242 (22.77%) Microservices
5 188 (17.69%) CI/CD
6 185 (17.40%) Problem-Solving
7 178 (16.75%) Mentoring
8 160 (15.05%) Scrum
9 153 (14.39%) Coaching
10 150 (14.11%) Migration
11 123 (11.57%) Test Automation
12 109 (10.25%) Software Delivery
13 108 (10.16%) Containerisation
14 107 (10.07%) Kanban
14 107 (10.07%) Stakeholder Management
15 101 (9.50%) TDD
16 99 (9.31%) Continuous Integration
17 97 (9.13%) Analytics
17 97 (9.13%) Infrastructure as Code
18 96 (9.03%) Data Modelling
Programming Languages
1 259 (24.37%) SQL
2 218 (20.51%) JavaScript
3 159 (14.96%) C#
4 153 (14.39%) Python
5 133 (12.51%) Java
6 87 (8.18%) PHP
7 61 (5.74%) C
8 55 (5.17%) TypeScript
9 49 (4.61%) ES6
10 40 (3.76%) Kotlin
11 35 (3.29%) Ruby
11 35 (3.29%) T-SQL
12 34 (3.20%) ES7
13 31 (2.92%) Scala
14 24 (2.26%) C++
14 24 (2.26%) Go
15 19 (1.79%) PowerShell
16 10 (0.94%) ES8
17 9 (0.85%) R
17 9 (0.85%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 99 (9.31%) Degree
2 40 (3.76%) Computer Science Degree
3 24 (2.26%) CISM
4 22 (2.07%) CISSP
4 22 (2.07%) Security Cleared
5 21 (1.98%) Cisco Certification
6 19 (1.79%) CCNA
7 18 (1.69%) TOGAF Certification
8 15 (1.41%) SC Cleared
9 13 (1.22%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
10 11 (1.03%) ITIL Certification
11 9 (0.85%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
12 7 (0.66%) AWS Certification
13 6 (0.56%) PMI Certification
14 5 (0.47%) Master's Degree
15 4 (0.38%) BC Cleared
15 4 (0.38%) BPSS Clearance
15 4 (0.38%) Microsoft Certification
16 3 (0.28%) CTC Cleared
16 3 (0.28%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 125 (11.76%) QA
2 45 (4.23%) Data Quality
3 29 (2.73%) Accessibility
4 17 (1.60%) SLA
5 13 (1.22%) ISO 9001
6 10 (0.94%) PMO
7 8 (0.75%) GDPR
7 8 (0.75%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 4 (0.38%) COBIT
9 3 (0.28%) GRC
9 3 (0.28%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
9 3 (0.28%) PCI DSS
9 3 (0.28%) PMBOK
10 2 (0.19%) Cyber Essentials
10 2 (0.19%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
10 2 (0.19%) NIST
11 1 (0.094%) Actionable Recommendations
11 1 (0.094%) SOC 2
System Software
1 152 (14.30%) Docker
2 28 (2.63%) Active Directory
3 9 (0.85%) VMware Infrastructure
4 7 (0.66%) Virtual Machines
5 2 (0.19%) Hyper-V
5 2 (0.19%) Virtual Desktop
5 2 (0.19%) VMware ESXi
5 2 (0.19%) vSphere
5 2 (0.19%) XenApp
5 2 (0.19%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 125 (11.76%) Kubernetes
2 119 (11.19%) Terraform
3 22 (2.07%) CASB
4 16 (1.51%) Ansible
5 13 (1.22%) Marathon
6 11 (1.03%) Packer
7 6 (0.56%) Mesos
8 4 (0.38%) Active Directory Federation Services
8 4 (0.38%) Microsoft Intune
8 4 (0.38%) vCenter Server
9 3 (0.28%) Failover Clustering
9 3 (0.28%) Kubeflow
10 2 (0.19%) Jamf Pro
10 2 (0.19%) Puppet
10 2 (0.19%) Salt
11 1 (0.094%) AirWatch
11 1 (0.094%) MIIS
11 1 (0.094%) Single Sign-On
11 1 (0.094%) systemd
11 1 (0.094%) WSUS
Vendors
1 152 (14.30%) Microsoft
2 51 (4.80%) Google
3 35 (3.29%) Oracle
4 20 (1.88%) FIS
4 20 (1.88%) Intel
4 20 (1.88%) Salesforce.com
5 15 (1.41%) Avaya
5 15 (1.41%) BroadSoft
5 15 (1.41%) BT
5 15 (1.41%) MikroTik
5 15 (1.41%) Mitel
5 15 (1.41%) NEC
5 15 (1.41%) Panasonic
5 15 (1.41%) Ruckus Wireless
5 15 (1.41%) Samsung
5 15 (1.41%) Siemens
6 14 (1.32%) ServiceNow
7 11 (1.03%) Sun
8 10 (0.94%) SAP
9 9 (0.85%) VMware