Period
to 25 October 2021

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Legacy Systems in permanent job vacancies advertised in the Midlands. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Legacy Systems over the 6 months to 25 October 2021 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Legacy System
England > Midlands
6 months to
25 Oct 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 236 179 250
Rank change year-on-year -57 +71 +67
Permanent jobs citing Legacy Systems 89 31 91
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the Midlands 0.83% 0.77% 0.82%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 2.18% 2.38% 2.33%
Number of salaries quoted 54 27 71
10th Percentile £28,750 £38,676 £31,250
25th Percentile £31,250 £44,375 £35,625
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £42,500 £55,000 £47,500
Median % change year-on-year -22.73% +15.79% +18.75%
75th Percentile £54,688 £63,750 £62,500
90th Percentile £71,000 £72,900 £67,500
England median annual salary £57,500 £70,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year -17.86% +27.27% -

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 the Midlands with a requirement for generic IT skills.

All Generic IT Skills
Midlands
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 4,077 1,303 3,903
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the Midlands 38.12% 32.29% 34.99%
Number of salaries quoted 2,911 1,049 3,035
10th Percentile £28,750 £26,334 £27,000
25th Percentile £36,250 £33,750 £33,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £48,000 £45,000 £45,000
Median % change year-on-year +6.67% - +5.88%
75th Percentile £62,500 £57,500 £57,500
90th Percentile £80,000 £68,750 £71,923
England median annual salary £60,000 £58,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year +2.56% +6.36% +4.76%

Legacy Systems
Job Vacancy Trend in the Midlands

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

Job vacancy trend for Legacy Systems in the Midlands

Legacy Systems
Salary Trend in the Midlands

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

Salary trend for Legacy Systems in the Midlands

Legacy Systems
Salary Histogram in the Midlands

Salary distribution for jobs citing Legacy Systems in the Midlands over the 6 months to 25 October 2021.

Salary histogram for Legacy Systems in the Midlands

Legacy Systems
Job Locations in the Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Legacy Systems within the Midlands region over the 6 months to 25 October 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
West Midlands -50 70 £39,871 -13.79% 16
East Midlands -77 19 £42,500 -22.73% 7
Legacy Systems
England

For the 6 months to 25 October 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 Midlands region with a requirement for Legacy Systems.

1 36 (40.45%) SQL
2 29 (32.58%) Microsoft
2 29 (32.58%) VMware
2 29 (32.58%) VMware Infrastructure
3 28 (31.46%) C#
4 26 (29.21%) Management Information System
5 25 (28.09%) .NET
6 22 (24.72%) Agile Software Development
6 22 (24.72%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 22 (24.72%) MCP
6 22 (24.72%) MCSE
6 22 (24.72%) MCSA
6 22 (24.72%) Finance
6 22 (24.72%) Microsoft Certification
6 22 (24.72%) SC Cleared
6 22 (24.72%) DV Cleared
6 22 (24.72%) Security Cleared
6 22 (24.72%) vSphere
6 22 (24.72%) Data Centre
6 22 (24.72%) Server Management
7 19 (21.35%) Azure
8 15 (16.85%) AWS
9 14 (15.73%) Project Management
9 14 (15.73%) T-SQL
10 13 (14.61%) Docker
11 12 (13.48%) Mentoring
11 12 (13.48%) Problem-Solving
11 12 (13.48%) Social Skills
11 12 (13.48%) Software Engineering
12 11 (12.36%) Visual Studio

Legacy Systems
Co-occurring IT Skills in the Midlands 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 7 (7.87%) OpenROAD
2 3 (3.37%) Umbraco
3 1 (1.12%) SharePoint
Applications
1 5 (5.62%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (1.12%) MS Visio
2 1 (1.12%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 3 (3.37%) Dynamics NAV
2 2 (2.25%) Sage 500
2 2 (2.25%) SAP S/4HANA
3 1 (1.12%) iTrent
3 1 (1.12%) Line 50
3 1 (1.12%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 19 (21.35%) Azure
2 15 (16.85%) AWS
3 10 (11.24%) SaaS
4 5 (5.62%) Power Platform
5 2 (2.25%) IaaS
5 2 (2.25%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (3.37%) ASN.1
1 3 (3.37%) MQTT
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (12.36%) SQL Server
2 7 (7.87%) Crystal Reports
2 7 (7.87%) Ingres
3 5 (5.62%) Power BI
4 4 (4.49%) MySQL
4 4 (4.49%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 3 (3.37%) Big Data
5 3 (3.37%) NoSQL
6 2 (2.25%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 1 (1.12%) BusinessObjects
7 1 (1.12%) Data Warehouse
7 1 (1.12%) PostgreSQL
7 1 (1.12%) Relational Database
7 1 (1.12%) SQL Server 2008
7 1 (1.12%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 11 (12.36%) Visual Studio
2 10 (11.24%) Git (software)
3 4 (4.49%) Jenkins
4 3 (3.37%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 3 (3.37%) Bitbucket
5 1 (1.12%) Octopus Deploy
5 1 (1.12%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (1.12%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
General
1 22 (24.72%) Finance
2 12 (13.48%) Social Skills
3 11 (12.36%) Presentation Skills
4 10 (11.24%) Analytical Skills
5 9 (10.11%) Retail
6 6 (6.74%) Public Sector
7 5 (5.62%) Back Office
8 4 (4.49%) Manufacturing
9 3 (3.37%) Billing
10 2 (2.25%) Law
11 1 (1.12%) Banking
11 1 (1.12%) Organisational Skills
Job Titles
1 34 (38.20%) Developer
2 26 (29.21%) Architect
3 24 (26.97%) C# Developer
4 22 (24.72%) Infrastructure Architect
4 22 (24.72%) Infrastructure Technical Architect
4 22 (24.72%) Technical Architect
4 22 (24.72%) Technical Infrastructure Architect
5 13 (14.61%) Analyst
6 10 (11.24%) C# Software Developer
6 10 (11.24%) Project Manager
6 10 (11.24%) Software Developer
7 7 (7.87%) Configuration Analyst
7 7 (7.87%) Mid-Level C# Developer
7 7 (7.87%) Systems Analyst
8 5 (5.62%) ERP Manager
8 5 (5.62%) ERP Project Manager
9 3 (3.37%) Business Intelligence Developer
9 3 (3.37%) C# ASP.NET Developer
9 3 (3.37%) PHP Developer
9 3 (3.37%) Software Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (28.09%) .NET
2 11 (12.36%) .NET Core
3 10 (11.24%) Entity Framework
4 8 (8.99%) ASP.NET
5 7 (7.87%) WCF
5 7 (7.87%) WPF
6 6 (6.74%) Laravel
7 4 (4.49%) .NET Framework
7 4 (4.49%) ASP.NET MVC
7 4 (4.49%) HTML
7 4 (4.49%) SOAP
8 3 (3.37%) CakePHP
8 3 (3.37%) CSS
8 3 (3.37%) jQuery
8 3 (3.37%) JSON
8 3 (3.37%) RESTful
8 3 (3.37%) Symfony
8 3 (3.37%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 3 (3.37%) XML
9 1 (1.12%) Razor View Engine
Miscellaneous
1 26 (29.21%) Management Information System
2 22 (24.72%) Data Centre
3 3 (3.37%) Legacy Code
3 3 (3.37%) Mobile App
4 1 (1.12%) Legacy Applications
Operating Systems
1 10 (11.24%) Linux
2 5 (5.62%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (24.72%) Agile Software Development
1 22 (24.72%) Server Management
2 14 (15.73%) Project Management
3 12 (13.48%) Mentoring
3 12 (13.48%) Problem-Solving
3 12 (13.48%) Software Engineering
4 11 (12.36%) ERP
5 10 (11.24%) API Development
5 10 (11.24%) Fintech
6 8 (8.99%) Business Intelligence
6 8 (8.99%) Continuous Improvement
6 8 (8.99%) DevOps
6 8 (8.99%) Workflow
7 7 (7.87%) Migration
7 7 (7.87%) MVVM
7 7 (7.87%) Performance Testing
7 7 (7.87%) Project Delivery
8 6 (6.74%) Microservices
8 6 (6.74%) Project Planning
8 6 (6.74%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 36 (40.45%) SQL
2 28 (31.46%) C#
3 14 (15.73%) T-SQL
4 10 (11.24%) Python
5 9 (10.11%) JavaScript
6 7 (7.87%) Bash Shell
6 7 (7.87%) C
6 7 (7.87%) Ingres ABF
7 6 (6.74%) PHP
8 4 (4.49%) VB.NET
9 1 (1.12%) PowerShell
9 1 (1.12%) VB
9 1 (1.12%) VB6
9 1 (1.12%) VBA
Qualifications
1 22 (24.72%) DV Cleared
1 22 (24.72%) MCP
1 22 (24.72%) MCSA
1 22 (24.72%) MCSE
1 22 (24.72%) Microsoft Certification
1 22 (24.72%) SC Cleared
1 22 (24.72%) Security Cleared
1 22 (24.72%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (11.24%) GDPR
2 3 (3.37%) QA
System Software
1 29 (32.58%) VMware Infrastructure
2 22 (24.72%) vSphere
3 13 (14.61%) Docker
4 1 (1.12%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 7 (7.87%) vCenter Server
2 4 (4.49%) Kubernetes
3 1 (1.12%) Ansible
3 1 (1.12%) Terraform
Vendors
1 29 (32.58%) Microsoft
1 29 (32.58%) VMware
2 8 (8.99%) SAP
3 7 (7.87%) Actian
3 7 (7.87%) Telerik
3 7 (7.87%) Xamarin
4 5 (5.62%) Oracle
5 4 (4.49%) Sage
6 1 (1.12%) IBM
6 1 (1.12%) Pega
6 1 (1.12%) Yardi