Period
to 2 December 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 2 December 2021 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Legacy System
UK > England
6 months to
2 Dec 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 477 373 458
Rank change year-on-year -104 +85 +40
Permanent jobs citing Legacy Systems 676 395 787
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in England 0.60% 0.78% 0.63%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.47% 2.21% 1.78%
Number of salaries quoted 437 344 652
10th Percentile £31,250 £36,075 £32,500
25th Percentile £37,883 £47,500 £40,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £55,000 £68,250 £55,000
Median % change year-on-year -19.41% +24.09% +4.76%
75th Percentile £73,750 £80,313 £75,000
90th Percentile £95,000 £112,500 £96,250
UK median annual salary £55,000 £67,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year -18.52% +22.73% +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 46,034 17,879 44,217
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 40.84% 35.19% 35.63%
Number of salaries quoted 28,535 14,992 34,495
10th Percentile £32,500 £33,750 £30,500
25th Percentile £43,750 £42,500 £38,750
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
Median % change year-on-year +4.35% +4.55% +1.85%
75th Percentile £82,500 £77,500 £75,000
90th Percentile £101,250 £97,500 £93,750
UK median annual salary £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year +4.35% +4.55% +4.76%

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 2 December 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 2 December 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 -119 301 £72,500 -6.45% 44
North of England -72 116 £37,500 -25.00% 19
South East -143 104 £50,000 -28.57% 23
Midlands -62 86 £41,000 -25.45% 22
West Midlands -59 65 £37,500 -21.05% 15
Yorkshire -54 49 £39,936 -0.16% 6
North West -71 43 £42,500 -5.56% 11
South West -75 32 £47,173 +17.93% 13
North East -14 26 £37,500 -37.50% 2
East Midlands -53 21 £42,500 -22.73% 7
East of England -92 19 £65,000 - 8
Legacy Systems
UK

For the 6 months to 2 December 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.

1 341 (50.44%) Agile Software Development
2 229 (33.88%) Finance
3 213 (31.51%) SQL
4 199 (29.44%) C#
5 194 (28.70%) Software Engineering
6 192 (28.40%) AWS
7 179 (26.48%) .NET
8 172 (25.44%) JavaScript
9 137 (20.27%) Docker
10 126 (18.64%) Social Skills
11 123 (18.20%) Scrum
12 122 (18.05%) Azure
13 117 (17.31%) DevOps
14 116 (17.16%) Mentoring
15 108 (15.98%) React
16 106 (15.68%) Migration
17 98 (14.50%) Python
18 97 (14.35%) Java
19 94 (13.91%) .NET Core
20 91 (13.46%) Fintech
20 91 (13.46%) CSS
21 90 (13.31%) T-SQL
22 89 (13.17%) PHP
22 89 (13.17%) HTML
22 89 (13.17%) Problem-Solving
23 86 (12.72%) Microservices
24 85 (12.57%) Microsoft
25 83 (12.28%) Business Intelligence
26 82 (12.13%) API Development
27 68 (10.06%) Analytical Skills

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 14 (2.07%) Apache
1 14 (2.07%) Mendix
2 12 (1.78%) WordPress
3 9 (1.33%) Cloud Foundry
4 8 (1.18%) OpenROAD
5 7 (1.04%) Confluence
6 6 (0.89%) SAS
7 5 (0.74%) Ethereum
7 5 (0.74%) Hyperledger
8 4 (0.59%) SharePoint
9 3 (0.44%) IIS
9 3 (0.44%) Umbraco
10 2 (0.30%) CMS
10 2 (0.30%) nginx
11 1 (0.15%) Apache Spark
11 1 (0.15%) MTS
11 1 (0.15%) NetWeaver
11 1 (0.15%) Oracle SOA Suite
11 1 (0.15%) Oracle Workflow
11 1 (0.15%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 16 (2.37%) Microsoft Excel
2 15 (2.22%) Spreadsheet
3 7 (1.04%) Microsoft Office
4 5 (0.74%) MS Visio
5 2 (0.30%) Microsoft Project
6 1 (0.15%) InfoPath
6 1 (0.15%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 23 (3.40%) Dynamics AX
2 11 (1.63%) Dynamics CRM
3 7 (1.04%) Magento
4 5 (0.74%) Distributed Ledger
4 5 (0.74%) R3 Corda
4 5 (0.74%) SAP S/4HANA
5 4 (0.59%) Cognos Controller
5 4 (0.59%) Infor CloudSuite
5 4 (0.59%) Infor CloudSuite Industrial (formerly SyteLine)
5 4 (0.59%) Infor CRM
5 4 (0.59%) Maximo
5 4 (0.59%) NetSuite
5 4 (0.59%) SAP ERP
5 4 (0.59%) SAP HR
6 3 (0.44%) SAP CO
6 3 (0.44%) SAP FI
6 3 (0.44%) SAP FI/CO
6 3 (0.44%) SAP HCM
6 3 (0.44%) SAP Payroll
7 2 (0.30%) Line 50
Cloud Services
1 192 (28.40%) AWS
2 122 (18.05%) Azure
3 63 (9.32%) Serverless
4 53 (7.84%) Power Platform
5 48 (7.10%) AWS Lambda
6 42 (6.21%) SaaS
7 36 (5.33%) Dynamics 365
8 32 (4.73%) AWS CloudFormation
9 31 (4.59%) GCP
10 23 (3.40%) Amazon SQS
11 18 (2.66%) Amazon ECS
12 17 (2.51%) Amazon S3
12 17 (2.51%) GitHub
13 15 (2.22%) Amazon EC2
13 15 (2.22%) Heroku
14 14 (2.07%) AWS Fargate
14 14 (2.07%) PaaS
15 11 (1.63%) IaaS
15 11 (1.63%) Snowflake
16 9 (1.33%) GitHub Actions
Communications & Networking
1 15 (2.22%) Firewall
2 13 (1.92%) VoIP
3 11 (1.63%) TCP/IP
4 10 (1.48%) LAN
4 10 (1.48%) Network Security
5 9 (1.33%) HTTP
6 8 (1.18%) Wireless
7 7 (1.04%) Spanning Tree
7 7 (1.04%) VLAN
8 6 (0.89%) DNS
9 5 (0.74%) FTP
9 5 (0.74%) SAN
9 5 (0.74%) SSH
9 5 (0.74%) WAN
9 5 (0.74%) Wi-Fi
10 4 (0.59%) Broadband
10 4 (0.59%) SDH
10 4 (0.59%) SSL
11 3 (0.44%) ASN.1
11 3 (0.44%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 67 (9.91%) MySQL
2 61 (9.02%) SQL Server
3 49 (7.25%) Power BI
4 38 (5.62%) Data Warehouse
5 37 (5.47%) NoSQL
5 37 (5.47%) Relational Database
6 21 (3.11%) Tableau
7 20 (2.96%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 19 (2.81%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 17 (2.51%) Amazon DynamoDB
9 17 (2.51%) Amazon RDS
9 17 (2.51%) Redis
10 16 (2.37%) PostgreSQL
11 15 (2.22%) Data Lake
12 13 (1.92%) BusinessObjects
12 13 (1.92%) Oracle ODI
13 10 (1.48%) OLAP
14 9 (1.33%) Crystal Reports
15 8 (1.18%) Blockchain
15 8 (1.18%) Ingres
Development Applications
1 60 (8.88%) Git (software)
2 45 (6.66%) Jenkins
3 24 (3.55%) Visual Studio
4 20 (2.96%) JIRA
5 13 (1.92%) Oracle APEX
6 12 (1.78%) Visual Studio Team System
7 11 (1.63%) TeamCity
8 10 (1.48%) MorphX
8 10 (1.48%) Octopus Deploy
9 9 (1.33%) Bitbucket
10 8 (1.18%) git-flow
10 8 (1.18%) GitLab
10 8 (1.18%) Selenium
10 8 (1.18%) Team Foundation Server
11 5 (0.74%) Postman
12 4 (0.59%) JMeter
12 4 (0.59%) WebDriver
13 3 (0.44%) Gradle
13 3 (0.44%) NUnit
13 3 (0.44%) Subversion
General
1 229 (33.88%) Finance
2 126 (18.64%) Social Skills
3 68 (10.06%) Analytical Skills
4 52 (7.69%) Retail
5 50 (7.40%) Banking
6 33 (4.88%) Public Sector
7 31 (4.59%) Law
8 25 (3.70%) Presentation Skills
9 21 (3.11%) Automotive
10 18 (2.66%) Front Office
11 17 (2.51%) Legal
12 15 (2.22%) Inclusion and Diversity
12 15 (2.22%) Manufacturing
13 14 (2.07%) Marketing
14 13 (1.92%) Games
15 9 (1.33%) Back Office
15 9 (1.33%) Local Government
16 8 (1.18%) Documentation Skills
16 8 (1.18%) Telecoms
17 7 (1.04%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 239 (35.36%) Developer
2 94 (13.91%) C# Developer
3 86 (12.72%) Architect
4 66 (9.76%) Analyst
5 58 (8.58%) Software Engineer
6 35 (5.18%) Software Developer
6 35 (5.18%) Solutions Architect
7 30 (4.44%) Senior Software Engineer
8 28 (4.14%) Technical Architect
9 27 (3.99%) Consultant
10 25 (3.70%) Java Developer
11 24 (3.55%) Senior Developer
12 23 (3.40%) .NET Developer
13 22 (3.25%) Infrastructure Architect
13 22 (3.25%) Infrastructure Technical Architect
13 22 (3.25%) Technical Infrastructure Architect
14 21 (3.11%) Data Engineer
15 18 (2.66%) Analyst Programmer
15 18 (2.66%) Programmer
15 18 (2.66%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 179 (26.48%) .NET
2 108 (15.98%) React
3 94 (13.91%) .NET Core
4 91 (13.46%) CSS
5 89 (13.17%) HTML
6 64 (9.47%) Node.js
7 52 (7.69%) Web Services
8 45 (6.66%) AngularJS
9 31 (4.59%) REST
10 30 (4.44%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 28 (4.14%) .NET Framework
11 28 (4.14%) ASP.NET
11 28 (4.14%) XML
12 26 (3.85%) HTML5
13 24 (3.55%) Laravel
13 24 (3.55%) Redux
14 22 (3.25%) RESTful
15 20 (2.96%) GraphQL
15 20 (2.96%) Vue.js
16 19 (2.81%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 48 (7.10%) Greenfield Project
2 39 (5.77%) Analytical Mindset
3 38 (5.62%) Management Information System
4 26 (3.85%) Virtual Team
5 24 (3.55%) Data Centre
6 21 (3.11%) Client/Server
7 19 (2.81%) User Experience
8 18 (2.66%) Legacy Code
9 17 (2.51%) Mobile App
10 14 (2.07%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 14 (2.07%) Reinsurance
11 13 (1.92%) Fixed Income
12 12 (1.78%) Life Science
12 12 (1.78%) Self-Motivation
13 10 (1.48%) Blog
14 9 (1.33%) Data Structures
15 8 (1.18%) Enterprise Software
15 8 (1.18%) Hybrid Cloud
16 7 (1.04%) Clustering
16 7 (1.04%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 62 (9.17%) Linux
2 27 (3.99%) Windows
3 7 (1.04%) Windows Server
4 5 (0.74%) Unix
4 5 (0.74%) Windows Server 2016
5 4 (0.59%) Windows 10
6 1 (0.15%) Windows 2000
6 1 (0.15%) Windows 7
6 1 (0.15%) Windows NT
6 1 (0.15%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (0.15%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 341 (50.44%) Agile Software Development
2 194 (28.70%) Software Engineering
3 123 (18.20%) Scrum
4 117 (17.31%) DevOps
5 116 (17.16%) Mentoring
6 106 (15.68%) Migration
7 91 (13.46%) Fintech
8 89 (13.17%) Problem-Solving
9 86 (12.72%) Microservices
10 83 (12.28%) Business Intelligence
11 82 (12.13%) API Development
12 67 (9.91%) Coaching
13 65 (9.62%) ERP
14 52 (7.69%) Data Migration
15 51 (7.54%) TDD
16 50 (7.40%) Kanban
17 44 (6.51%) ETL
17 44 (6.51%) Service Delivery
18 42 (6.21%) Computer Science
19 40 (5.92%) OO
Programming Languages
1 213 (31.51%) SQL
2 199 (29.44%) C#
3 172 (25.44%) JavaScript
4 98 (14.50%) Python
5 97 (14.35%) Java
6 90 (13.31%) T-SQL
7 89 (13.17%) PHP
8 63 (9.32%) TypeScript
9 48 (7.10%) Go
10 25 (3.70%) Ruby
11 17 (2.51%) Bash Shell
12 14 (2.07%) R
13 13 (1.92%) C++
13 13 (1.92%) ES6
13 13 (1.92%) X++
14 11 (1.63%) PL/SQL
15 10 (1.48%) ActionScript
15 10 (1.48%) ActionScript 2.0
15 10 (1.48%) C
16 8 (1.18%) Ingres ABF
Qualifications
1 65 (9.62%) Degree
2 33 (4.88%) Computer Science Degree
3 25 (3.70%) Microsoft Certification
3 25 (3.70%) Security Cleared
4 23 (3.40%) SC Cleared
5 22 (3.25%) DV Cleared
5 22 (3.25%) MCP
5 22 (3.25%) MCSA
5 22 (3.25%) MCSE
5 22 (3.25%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 6 (0.89%) ITIL Certification
7 4 (0.59%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
8 3 (0.44%) HP APS
8 3 (0.44%) Master's Degree
9 2 (0.30%) Cisco Certification
9 2 (0.30%) CISSP
9 2 (0.30%) CTC Cleared
10 1 (0.15%) ACCA
10 1 (0.15%) CIMA
10 1 (0.15%) MOS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 27 (3.99%) QA
2 13 (1.92%) GDPR
3 9 (1.33%) Accessibility
4 8 (1.18%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 6 (0.89%) Data Quality
6 5 (0.74%) PMO
6 5 (0.74%) SLA
7 2 (0.30%) APQC
7 2 (0.30%) NCSC
8 1 (0.15%) GAMP
8 1 (0.15%) ISO 22301
8 1 (0.15%) NIST
System Software
1 137 (20.27%) Docker
2 34 (5.03%) VMware Infrastructure
3 23 (3.40%) vSphere
4 6 (0.89%) Active Directory
5 4 (0.59%) Virtual Machines
6 3 (0.44%) Hyper-V
7 2 (0.30%) VMware ESXi
8 1 (0.15%) GlusterFS
8 1 (0.15%) NFS
8 1 (0.15%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 52 (7.69%) Kubernetes
2 43 (6.36%) Terraform
3 8 (1.18%) Ansible
3 8 (1.18%) vCenter Server
4 7 (1.04%) Grafana
5 5 (0.74%) Pingdom
6 4 (0.59%) Single Sign-On
7 3 (0.44%) Packer
7 3 (0.44%) ServiceCenter
8 2 (0.30%) Prometheus
9 1 (0.15%) CASB
9 1 (0.15%) Cisco CUCM
9 1 (0.15%) Cisco UCCE
9 1 (0.15%) Oozie
9 1 (0.15%) Opscode Chef
9 1 (0.15%) Puppet
9 1 (0.15%) Tivoli
9 1 (0.15%) Unicenter
Vendors
1 85 (12.57%) Microsoft
2 43 (6.36%) VMware
3 38 (5.62%) Sony
4 35 (5.18%) Oracle
5 24 (3.55%) Google
6 21 (3.11%) SAP
7 18 (2.66%) Cisco
8 12 (1.78%) Atlassian
9 9 (1.33%) IBM
9 9 (1.33%) Telerik
9 9 (1.33%) Xamarin
10 8 (1.18%) Actian
11 7 (1.04%) Cognos
11 7 (1.04%) Salesforce.com
11 7 (1.04%) SolarWinds
12 6 (0.89%) Sage
12 6 (0.89%) ServiceNow
13 5 (0.74%) New Relic
13 5 (0.74%) PagerDuty
13 5 (0.74%) WooCommerce