Period
to 21 January 2022

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Legacy Applications in permanent job vacancies advertised in London. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Legacy Applications over the 6 months to 21 January 2022 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Legacy Application
England > London
6 months to
21 Jan 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 650 458 689
Rank change year-on-year -192 +231 -25
Permanent jobs citing Legacy Applications 93 53 57
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in London 0.18% 0.22% 0.11%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.42% 0.57% 0.29%
Number of salaries quoted 61 49 56
10th Percentile £32,500 £52,500 £52,500
25th Percentile £36,250 £62,500 £61,688
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £57,500 £67,500 £82,500
Median % change year-on-year -14.81% -18.18% +10.00%
75th Percentile £70,000 £75,000 £95,000
90th Percentile £97,500 £87,250 £107,500
England median annual salary £51,250 £65,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year -21.15% +23.81% -16.00%

Legacy Applications 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 London with a requirement for generic IT skills.

All Generic IT Skills
London
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 22,137 9,250 19,738
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 43.57% 38.61% 38.40%
Number of salaries quoted 13,586 7,795 15,587
10th Percentile £42,500 £43,552 £36,500
25th Percentile £55,000 £55,000 £50,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £75,000 £70,000 £67,500
Median % change year-on-year +7.14% +3.70% +3.85%
75th Percentile £95,000 £90,000 £87,500
90th Percentile £117,500 £112,500 £115,000
England median annual salary £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year +4.35% +4.55% -

Legacy Applications
Job Vacancy Trend in London

Job postings citing Legacy Applications as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in London.

Job vacancy trend for Legacy Applications in London

Legacy Applications
Salary Trend in London

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Legacy Applications in London.

Salary trend for Legacy Applications in London

Legacy Applications
Salary Histogram in London

Salary distribution for jobs citing Legacy Applications in London over the 6 months to 21 January 2022.

Salary histogram for Legacy Applications in London

Legacy Applications
Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Legacy Applications within the London region over the 6 months to 21 January 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
East London - 15 £35,000 - 1
Central London -47 13 £43,000 -38.57% 5
South London - 9 £62,500 - 1
West London - 2 £72,500 - 1
Legacy Applications
England

For the 6 months to 21 January 2022, IT jobs citing Legacy Applications 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 London region with a requirement for Legacy Applications.

1 73 (78.49%) Agile Software Development
2 49 (52.69%) Azure
3 30 (32.26%) SQL
4 29 (31.18%) CI/CD
5 28 (30.11%) Migration
6 27 (29.03%) C#
7 26 (27.96%) .NET
7 26 (27.96%) Windows
7 26 (27.96%) Microservices
8 24 (25.81%) Finance
9 23 (24.73%) Social Skills
10 22 (23.66%) DevOps
11 21 (22.58%) Project Planning
12 20 (21.51%) WebSphere
12 20 (21.51%) HTTP
12 20 (21.51%) Docker
12 20 (21.51%) Greenfield Project
13 19 (20.43%) Microsoft
13 19 (20.43%) Software Engineering
13 19 (20.43%) .NET Framework
14 18 (19.35%) JavaScript
14 18 (19.35%) AWS
15 17 (18.28%) React
15 17 (18.28%) HTTPS
16 16 (17.20%) Java
16 16 (17.20%) Marketing
16 16 (17.20%) TDD
16 16 (17.20%) SDLC
16 16 (17.20%) PowerShell
16 16 (17.20%) Bash

Legacy Applications
Co-occurring IT Skills in London 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 20 (21.51%) WebSphere
2 8 (8.60%) SAS
3 7 (7.53%) Cloud Foundry
4 5 (5.38%) Tomcat
4 5 (5.38%) WebLogic
5 3 (3.23%) CMS
6 2 (2.15%) Kentico
6 2 (2.15%) Sitefinity
6 2 (2.15%) WordPress
7 1 (1.08%) Apache Solr
Applications
1 15 (16.13%) MS Visio
2 2 (2.15%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (1.08%) Revit
Business Applications
1 4 (4.30%) NetSuite
Cloud Services
1 49 (52.69%) Azure
2 18 (19.35%) AWS
3 14 (15.05%) GCP
4 10 (10.75%) Azure Service Bus
5 9 (9.68%) Power Platform
5 9 (9.68%) Serverless
6 8 (8.60%) Microsoft 365
6 8 (8.60%) PaaS
6 8 (8.60%) PowerApps
7 6 (6.45%) Azure Functions
7 6 (6.45%) Dynamics 365
7 6 (6.45%) Firebase
8 5 (5.38%) Azure App Service
8 5 (5.38%) Azure Storage
8 5 (5.38%) OpenShift
8 5 (5.38%) Stackdriver
9 3 (3.23%) Cloud Computing
9 3 (3.23%) SaaS
10 2 (2.15%) IaaS
11 1 (1.08%) AWS CloudFormation
Communications & Networking
1 20 (21.51%) HTTP
2 17 (18.28%) HTTPS
3 15 (16.13%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (6.45%) SQL Server
2 5 (5.38%) Azure SQL Database
3 3 (3.23%) PostgreSQL
4 2 (2.15%) MongoDB
5 1 (1.08%) Amazon DynamoDB
5 1 (1.08%) Amazon RDS
5 1 (1.08%) Metadata
5 1 (1.08%) MySQL
5 1 (1.08%) Relational Database
5 1 (1.08%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 11 (11.83%) Git (software)
2 8 (8.60%) Jenkins
2 8 (8.60%) Moq
2 8 (8.60%) NUnit
3 7 (7.53%) JIRA
4 6 (6.45%) CircleCI
5 5 (5.38%) git-flow
5 5 (5.38%) GitLab
6 4 (4.30%) Zephyr
7 3 (3.23%) Mercurial
8 2 (2.15%) Fiddler
8 2 (2.15%) JMeter
8 2 (2.15%) Postman
8 2 (2.15%) Rational Functional Tester
8 2 (2.15%) Selenium
9 1 (1.08%) Travis CI
General
1 24 (25.81%) Finance
2 23 (24.73%) Social Skills
3 16 (17.20%) Marketing
4 10 (10.75%) Analytical Skills
5 8 (8.60%) Banking
6 6 (6.45%) Inclusion and Diversity
7 5 (5.38%) Retail Banking
8 2 (2.15%) Organisational Skills
9 1 (1.08%) German Language
9 1 (1.08%) Law
9 1 (1.08%) Local Government
9 1 (1.08%) Publishing
9 1 (1.08%) Retail
Job Titles
1 38 (40.86%) Developer
2 15 (16.13%) .NET Developer
2 15 (16.13%) Applications Developer
2 15 (16.13%) Customer Engineer
3 12 (12.90%) Senior Developer
4 11 (11.83%) Mobile Developer
4 11 (11.83%) Senior .NET Developer
5 10 (10.75%) Architect
6 7 (7.53%) Mobile Applications Developer
7 6 (6.45%) Engagement Manager
7 6 (6.45%) Migration Manager
8 5 (5.38%) Azure Architect
8 5 (5.38%) Cloud Architect
8 5 (5.38%) Cloud Native Architect
8 5 (5.38%) Integration Manager
8 5 (5.38%) J2EE Architect
8 5 (5.38%) Java Architect
8 5 (5.38%) Java/J2EE Architect
9 4 (4.30%) Service Manager
9 4 (4.30%) Test Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (27.96%) .NET
2 19 (20.43%) .NET Framework
3 17 (18.28%) React
4 15 (16.13%) Entity Framework
4 15 (16.13%) Middleware
4 15 (16.13%) RabbitMQ
4 15 (16.13%) WebSphere MQ
5 13 (13.98%) AngularJS
5 13 (13.98%) CSS
5 13 (13.98%) HTML
6 9 (9.68%) REST
7 8 (8.60%) LINQ
7 8 (8.60%) WCF
8 7 (7.53%) J2EE
8 7 (7.53%) Spring
8 7 (7.53%) Spring Boot
9 6 (6.45%) .NET Core
10 5 (5.38%) ADO.NET
10 5 (5.38%) Flutter
10 5 (5.38%) Spring Cloud
Miscellaneous
1 20 (21.51%) Greenfield Project
2 15 (16.13%) EFT
3 14 (15.05%) User Experience
4 11 (11.83%) Mobile App
5 8 (8.60%) Cloud Native
6 3 (3.23%) Enterprise Software
7 2 (2.15%) Data Centre
7 2 (2.15%) Legacy Code
8 1 (1.08%) 3D Graphics
8 1 (1.08%) Data Structures
8 1 (1.08%) Hedge funds
8 1 (1.08%) PMI
8 1 (1.08%) Self-Motivation
8 1 (1.08%) Social Network
Operating Systems
1 26 (27.96%) Windows
2 15 (16.13%) AIX
2 15 (16.13%) Linux
3 11 (11.83%) Android
3 11 (11.83%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 73 (78.49%) Agile Software Development
2 29 (31.18%) CI/CD
3 28 (30.11%) Migration
4 26 (27.96%) Microservices
5 22 (23.66%) DevOps
6 21 (22.58%) Project Planning
7 19 (20.43%) Software Engineering
8 16 (17.20%) SDLC
8 16 (17.20%) TDD
9 15 (16.13%) Waterfall
10 14 (15.05%) User Acceptance Testing
11 12 (12.90%) B2B
11 12 (12.90%) Scrum
12 11 (11.83%) BDD
12 11 (11.83%) Continuous Integration
12 11 (11.83%) Problem-Solving
13 10 (10.75%) CRM
13 10 (10.75%) ERP
13 10 (10.75%) Full Stack Development
13 10 (10.75%) Software Delivery
Programming Languages
1 30 (32.26%) SQL
2 27 (29.03%) C#
3 18 (19.35%) JavaScript
4 16 (17.20%) Bash
4 16 (17.20%) Java
4 16 (17.20%) PowerShell
5 11 (11.83%) Apple Swift
5 11 (11.83%) Kotlin
6 8 (8.60%) T-SQL
7 7 (7.53%) TypeScript
8 6 (6.45%) Python
9 5 (5.38%) Dart
10 3 (3.23%) XAML
11 2 (2.15%) Java 8
11 2 (2.15%) VBA
12 1 (1.08%) ES6
12 1 (1.08%) PHP
12 1 (1.08%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 3 (3.23%) Degree
2 2 (2.15%) ISEB
3 1 (1.08%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (1.08%) Master's Degree
3 1 (1.08%) PgMP
3 1 (1.08%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (6.45%) SLA
2 3 (3.23%) QA
3 1 (1.08%) NIST
3 1 (1.08%) NIST 800
3 1 (1.08%) PMO
System Software
1 20 (21.51%) Docker
Systems Management
1 12 (12.90%) Kubernetes
2 6 (6.45%) Terraform
3 5 (5.38%) Ansible
3 5 (5.38%) Packer
3 5 (5.38%) Puppet
4 1 (1.08%) Docker Swarm
Vendors
1 19 (20.43%) Microsoft
2 15 (16.13%) IBM
3 13 (13.98%) SAP
4 11 (11.83%) Google
5 8 (8.60%) Cognizant
6 6 (6.45%) Apple
7 5 (5.38%) Red Hat
8 4 (4.30%) Oracle
8 4 (4.30%) Salesforce.com
9 2 (2.15%) Adobe
10 1 (1.08%) Autodesk