Period
to 20 September 2021

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Legacy Applications in permanent job vacancies advertised in the South East. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Legacy Applications over the 6 months to 20 September 2021 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Legacy Application
England > South East
6 months to
20 Sep 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 426 281 414
Rank change year-on-year -145 +133 +119
Permanent jobs citing Legacy Applications 30 14 100
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the South East 0.17% 0.17% 0.38%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.47% 0.53% 1.18%
Number of salaries quoted 19 8 82
10th Percentile £44,000 £48,400 £27,346
25th Percentile £45,875 £51,250 £33,544
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
Median % change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% +33.33%
75th Percentile £78,750 £65,000 £53,750
90th Percentile £89,500 £71,000 £59,875
England median annual salary £50,000 £70,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year -28.57% +33.33% -12.50%

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 the South East with a requirement for generic IT skills.

All Generic IT Skills
South East
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 6,398 2,632 8,470
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 36.95% 32.15% 32.58%
Number of salaries quoted 3,741 2,158 6,577
10th Percentile £31,250 £32,500 £28,500
25th Percentile £38,750 £38,750 £36,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £52,500 £52,500 £50,000
Median % change year-on-year - +5.00% -
75th Percentile £67,500 £65,188 £63,750
90th Percentile £82,500 £77,500 £77,500
England median annual salary £60,000 £59,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year +0.84% +8.18% +4.76%

Legacy Applications
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

Job postings citing Legacy Applications as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in the South East.

Job vacancy trend for Legacy Applications in the South East

Legacy Applications
Salary Trend in the South East

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Legacy Applications in the South East.

Salary trend for Legacy Applications in the South East

Legacy Applications
Salary Histogram in the South East

Salary distribution for jobs citing Legacy Applications in the South East over the 6 months to 20 September 2021.

Salary histogram for Legacy Applications in the South East

Legacy Applications
Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Legacy Applications within the South East region over the 6 months to 20 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
West Sussex - 9 - -
Hampshire -116 8 £46,500 -22.50% 3
Thames Valley -98 6 £58,750 +11.90% 2
Kent - 3 £85,000 -
Oxfordshire - 3 £55,000 -
Buckinghamshire -50 2 £62,500 -
Surrey - 2 £72,500 - 4
East Sussex -38 1 £40,000 -33.33%
Berkshire -78 1 £100,000 +90.48% 2
Legacy Applications
England

For the 6 months to 20 September 2021, 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 South East region with a requirement for Legacy Applications.

1 27 (90.00%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (66.67%) DevOps
3 14 (46.67%) .NET
3 14 (46.67%) Azure
4 13 (43.33%) Microservices
5 12 (40.00%) C#
5 12 (40.00%) MVC
6 11 (36.67%) PaaS
6 11 (36.67%) Kubernetes
7 10 (33.33%) Software Architecture
8 9 (30.00%) Scrum
8 9 (30.00%) Microsoft
8 9 (30.00%) Product Management
8 9 (30.00%) Portfolio Management
8 9 (30.00%) Change Control
8 9 (30.00%) Enterprise Architecture
8 9 (30.00%) Continuous Delivery
8 9 (30.00%) API Design
8 9 (30.00%) Scaled Agile Framework
8 9 (30.00%) Architecture Roadmap
9 8 (26.67%) Greenfield Project
9 8 (26.67%) .NET Framework
9 8 (26.67%) JavaScript
10 6 (20.00%) SQL
10 6 (20.00%) SQL Server
10 6 (20.00%) OO
10 6 (20.00%) JIRA
10 6 (20.00%) Data Integration
10 6 (20.00%) Unit Testing
10 6 (20.00%) Continuous Improvement

Legacy Applications
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South East 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 3 (10.00%) Oracle Workflow
1 3 (10.00%) WordPress
2 1 (3.33%) Confluence
2 1 (3.33%) IIS
Cloud Services
1 14 (46.67%) Azure
2 11 (36.67%) PaaS
3 6 (20.00%) SaaS
4 3 (10.00%) AWS
4 3 (10.00%) IaaS
4 3 (10.00%) Serverless
5 2 (6.67%) Amazon EC2
5 2 (6.67%) Amazon ECS
5 2 (6.67%) Amazon ELB
5 2 (6.67%) Amazon GuardDuty
5 2 (6.67%) Amazon S3
5 2 (6.67%) Amazon SQS
5 2 (6.67%) AWS CloudFormation
5 2 (6.67%) AWS Fargate
5 2 (6.67%) AWS Lambda
5 2 (6.67%) Microsoft 365
5 2 (6.67%) Virtual Private Cloud
6 1 (3.33%) Azure Active Directory
6 1 (3.33%) Azure ExpressRoute
6 1 (3.33%) NuGet
Communications & Networking
1 2 (6.67%) VPN
2 1 (3.33%) Firewall
2 1 (3.33%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (20.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (6.67%) Amazon RDS
2 2 (6.67%) GIS
2 2 (6.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (3.33%) Azure SQL Database
3 1 (3.33%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 6 (20.00%) JIRA
2 5 (16.67%) Jenkins
3 4 (13.33%) Git (software)
3 4 (13.33%) Octopus Deploy
3 4 (13.33%) Team Foundation Server
3 4 (13.33%) TeamCity
4 3 (10.00%) Bitbucket
4 3 (10.00%) Oracle Forms
4 3 (10.00%) Visual Studio
5 2 (6.67%) Oracle APEX
General
1 6 (20.00%) Social Skills
2 5 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (13.33%) Finance
4 1 (3.33%) Banking
4 1 (3.33%) Billing
4 1 (3.33%) Inclusion and Diversity
4 1 (3.33%) Public Sector
4 1 (3.33%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 14 (46.67%) Developer
2 10 (33.33%) Architect
3 9 (30.00%) Azure Architect
4 7 (23.33%) Technical Architect
5 5 (16.67%) .NET Developer
5 5 (16.67%) C# Developer
6 4 (13.33%) C# .NET Developer
6 4 (13.33%) Full Stack Developer
6 4 (13.33%) Lead Developer
6 4 (13.33%) React Developer
7 3 (10.00%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
7 3 (10.00%) Team Leader
7 3 (10.00%) UI Developer
7 3 (10.00%) WordPress Developer
8 2 (6.67%) AWS Engineer
8 2 (6.67%) Cloud Engineer
8 2 (6.67%) Enterprise Architect
8 2 (6.67%) SQL Developer
8 2 (6.67%) Technical Leader
9 1 (3.33%) Senior DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (46.67%) .NET
2 8 (26.67%) .NET Framework
3 5 (16.67%) .NET Core
3 5 (16.67%) React
4 4 (13.33%) AngularJS
4 4 (13.33%) RESTful
4 4 (13.33%) WinForms
5 3 (10.00%) HTML
5 3 (10.00%) Web Services
6 2 (6.67%) ASP.NET
6 2 (6.67%) LDAP
7 1 (3.33%) ASP.NET MVC
7 1 (3.33%) CSS
7 1 (3.33%) HTML5
7 1 (3.33%) jQuery
7 1 (3.33%) Node.js
7 1 (3.33%) REST
7 1 (3.33%) SOAP
7 1 (3.33%) WCF
7 1 (3.33%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 8 (26.67%) Greenfield Project
2 4 (13.33%) Legacy Systems
2 4 (13.33%) Self-Motivation
3 2 (6.67%) Data Centre
3 2 (6.67%) Linux Command Line
4 1 (3.33%) iPhone
4 1 (3.33%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 3 (10.00%) Linux
2 2 (6.67%) Amazon Linux
2 2 (6.67%) Android
2 2 (6.67%) CentOS
2 2 (6.67%) Windows
3 1 (3.33%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (90.00%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (66.67%) DevOps
3 13 (43.33%) Microservices
4 12 (40.00%) MVC
5 10 (33.33%) Software Architecture
6 9 (30.00%) API Design
6 9 (30.00%) Architecture Roadmap
6 9 (30.00%) Change Control
6 9 (30.00%) Continuous Delivery
6 9 (30.00%) Enterprise Architecture
6 9 (30.00%) Portfolio Management
6 9 (30.00%) Product Management
6 9 (30.00%) Scaled Agile Framework
6 9 (30.00%) Scrum
7 6 (20.00%) Continuous Improvement
7 6 (20.00%) Data Integration
7 6 (20.00%) OO
7 6 (20.00%) Re-Platforming
7 6 (20.00%) Unit Testing
8 4 (13.33%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 12 (40.00%) C#
2 8 (26.67%) JavaScript
3 6 (20.00%) SQL
4 4 (13.33%) PowerShell
5 3 (10.00%) VB.NET
6 2 (6.67%) Bash Shell
6 2 (6.67%) Python
7 1 (3.33%) C
7 1 (3.33%) Java
7 1 (3.33%) Objective-C
7 1 (3.33%) PHP
Qualifications
1 2 (6.67%) AWS Certification
2 1 (3.33%) DV Cleared
2 1 (3.33%) SC Cleared
2 1 (3.33%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.67%) Data Quality
System Software
1 3 (10.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (6.67%) Docker
3 1 (3.33%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 11 (36.67%) Kubernetes
2 3 (10.00%) Terraform
3 2 (6.67%) Single Sign-On
4 1 (3.33%) Ansible
Vendors
1 9 (30.00%) Microsoft
2 5 (16.67%) Oracle
3 3 (10.00%) Meridio
3 3 (10.00%) Micro Focus
3 3 (10.00%) WooCommerce
4 2 (6.67%) Apple
4 2 (6.67%) Google
5 1 (3.33%) SAP
5 1 (3.33%) Xamarin