Period
to 16 September 2021

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Legacy Systems in permanent job vacancies advertised in the South East. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Legacy Systems over the 6 months to 16 September 2021 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Legacy System
England > South East
6 months to
16 Sep 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 329 235 362
Rank change year-on-year -94 +127 +16
Permanent jobs citing Legacy Systems 106 65 158
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the South East 0.61% 0.75% 0.61%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.66% 2.35% 1.87%
Number of salaries quoted 79 46 119
10th Percentile £35,000 £41,875 £27,500
25th Percentile £41,250 £62,500 £31,750
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £50,000 £76,250 £55,000
Median % change year-on-year -34.43% +38.64% +10.00%
75th Percentile £65,625 £91,875 £75,000
90th Percentile £75,000 £92,500 £86,250
England median annual salary £60,000 £65,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year -7.69% +18.18% -

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 South East with a requirement for generic IT skills.

All Generic IT Skills
South East
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 6,383 2,766 8,437
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 36.80% 32.09% 32.57%
Number of salaries quoted 3,750 2,280 6,560
10th Percentile £31,250 £32,500 £28,500
25th Percentile £38,750 £38,750 £36,688
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £52,500 £52,500 £50,000
Median % change year-on-year - +5.00% -
75th Percentile £67,500 £66,250 £64,000
90th Percentile £81,250 £77,500 £77,500
England 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 the South East

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

Job vacancy trend for Legacy Systems in the South East

Legacy Systems
Salary Trend in the South East

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

Salary trend for Legacy Systems in the South East

Legacy Systems
Salary Histogram in the South East

Salary distribution for jobs citing Legacy Systems in the South East over the 6 months to 16 September 2021.

Salary histogram for Legacy Systems in the South East

Legacy Systems
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 Systems within the South East region over the 6 months to 16 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
Thames Valley -65 34 £52,500 -30.00% 12
Hampshire -95 22 £56,250 +70.45% 5
Berkshire -52 19 £51,934 -35.08% 6
East Sussex -31 15 £47,500 +17.28%
West Sussex -8 13 £45,000 -30.77% 3
Surrey -64 13 £50,000 -13.04% 2
Buckinghamshire -54 11 £60,000 -20.00% 6
Kent -32 7 £75,000 +66.67%
Oxfordshire -24 4 £50,000 -28.57%
Sussex - 2 £50,000 -
Middlesex - 1 £50,000 -
Legacy Systems
England

For the 6 months to 16 September 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 South East region with a requirement for Legacy Systems.

1 45 (42.45%) SQL
2 43 (40.57%) Agile Software Development
3 38 (35.85%) C#
4 35 (33.02%) .NET
4 35 (33.02%) Microsoft
5 34 (32.08%) Web Services
6 31 (29.25%) Migration
7 30 (28.30%) SQL Server
8 29 (27.36%) Business Intelligence
9 23 (21.70%) JavaScript
9 23 (21.70%) Finance
9 23 (21.70%) Azure
9 23 (21.70%) Social Skills
10 22 (20.75%) HTML
10 22 (20.75%) CSS
11 21 (19.81%) Power Platform
11 21 (19.81%) Power BI
12 20 (18.87%) DevOps
12 20 (18.87%) Dynamics 365
12 20 (18.87%) ERP
12 20 (18.87%) Workflow
12 20 (18.87%) Data Migration
12 20 (18.87%) TDD
13 19 (17.92%) .NET Framework
14 18 (16.98%) REST
14 18 (16.98%) Continuous Improvement
15 17 (16.04%) CRM
15 17 (16.04%) Linux
16 15 (14.15%) PowerShell
17 14 (13.21%) Oracle

Legacy Systems
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 6 (5.66%) Apache
1 6 (5.66%) SAS
2 5 (4.72%) IIS
3 3 (2.83%) SharePoint
4 2 (1.89%) nginx
4 2 (1.89%) WordPress
5 1 (0.94%) Confluence
5 1 (0.94%) Exchange Server 2013
5 1 (0.94%) MS Exchange
5 1 (0.94%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 1 (0.94%) Oracle Workflow
5 1 (0.94%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 3 (2.83%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (1.89%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.94%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (0.94%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 12 (11.32%) Dynamics AX
2 6 (5.66%) Dynamics CRM
3 4 (3.77%) Cognos Controller
3 4 (3.77%) Infor CloudSuite
3 4 (3.77%) Infor CloudSuite Industrial (formerly SyteLine)
3 4 (3.77%) Infor CRM
4 3 (2.83%) SAP Business One
5 2 (1.89%) Oracle Retail
5 2 (1.89%) SAP S/4HANA
6 1 (0.94%) Oracle Applications
6 1 (0.94%) Oracle EBS
6 1 (0.94%) SAP CO
6 1 (0.94%) SAP EM
6 1 (0.94%) SAP FI
6 1 (0.94%) SAP FI/CO
6 1 (0.94%) SAP MM
6 1 (0.94%) SAP Travel Management
6 1 (0.94%) Sentinel
Cloud Services
1 23 (21.70%) Azure
2 21 (19.81%) Power Platform
3 20 (18.87%) Dynamics 365
4 10 (9.43%) AWS
5 4 (3.77%) Microsoft 365
5 4 (3.77%) SaaS
6 3 (2.83%) Azure Active Directory
6 3 (2.83%) GCP
6 3 (2.83%) PowerApps
6 3 (2.83%) Serverless
6 3 (2.83%) Snowflake
7 2 (1.89%) Bitrise
7 2 (1.89%) Boomi
7 2 (1.89%) Cloud Computing
7 2 (1.89%) GitHub
7 2 (1.89%) GitHub Actions
7 2 (1.89%) IaaS
7 2 (1.89%) OpenShift
8 1 (0.94%) NuGet
8 1 (0.94%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (3.77%) DHCP
1 4 (3.77%) DNS
1 4 (3.77%) SSL
2 3 (2.83%) SMTP
3 2 (1.89%) Firewall
3 2 (1.89%) SAN
4 1 (0.94%) FTP
4 1 (0.94%) Intranet
4 1 (0.94%) iSCSI
4 1 (0.94%) Network Security
4 1 (0.94%) TCP/IP
4 1 (0.94%) VoIP
4 1 (0.94%) VSAN
4 1 (0.94%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 30 (28.30%) SQL Server
2 21 (19.81%) Power BI
3 13 (12.26%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 11 (10.38%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 8 (7.55%) OLAP
5 8 (7.55%) Tableau
6 7 (6.60%) Data Warehouse
6 7 (6.60%) MySQL
7 4 (3.77%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
7 4 (3.77%) BusinessObjects
7 4 (3.77%) NewSQL
7 4 (3.77%) NoSQL
7 4 (3.77%) Oracle Database
7 4 (3.77%) QlikView
7 4 (3.77%) SQL Server 2008
7 4 (3.77%) SQL Server 2016
8 3 (2.83%) Oracle ODI
9 2 (1.89%) Data Lake
9 2 (1.89%) SAS EBI
10 1 (0.94%) Looker
Development Applications
1 9 (8.49%) Git (software)
2 8 (7.55%) JIRA
2 8 (7.55%) MorphX
3 5 (4.72%) Visual Studio
4 4 (3.77%) Jenkins
4 4 (3.77%) Team Foundation Server
5 3 (2.83%) Oracle APEX
6 2 (1.89%) Axure RP
7 1 (0.94%) Bitbucket
7 1 (0.94%) Octopus Deploy
7 1 (0.94%) Oracle Forms
General
1 23 (21.70%) Finance
1 23 (21.70%) Social Skills
2 9 (8.49%) Law
2 9 (8.49%) Manufacturing
3 6 (5.66%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (3.77%) Automotive
4 4 (3.77%) Documentation Skills
4 4 (3.77%) Retail
5 2 (1.89%) Presentation Skills
5 2 (1.89%) Public Sector
6 1 (0.94%) Back Office
6 1 (0.94%) Banking
6 1 (0.94%) Games
6 1 (0.94%) Influencing Skills
6 1 (0.94%) Military
Job Titles
1 51 (48.11%) Developer
2 19 (17.92%) Software Developer
3 12 (11.32%) Analyst
4 8 (7.55%) Architect
5 6 (5.66%) Lead DevOps
5 6 (5.66%) SQL Developer
6 5 (4.72%) C# Developer
6 5 (4.72%) Dynamics AX Developer
6 5 (4.72%) Junior
6 5 (4.72%) Junior Developer
6 5 (4.72%) Systems Analyst
7 4 (3.77%) Consultant
7 4 (3.77%) DBA
7 4 (3.77%) LAMP Developer
7 4 (3.77%) ServiceNow Developer
7 4 (3.77%) SQL DBA
8 3 (2.83%) AWS Engineer
8 3 (2.83%) C# .NET Developer
8 3 (2.83%) Cloud Engineer
8 3 (2.83%) ERP Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 35 (33.02%) .NET
2 34 (32.08%) Web Services
3 22 (20.75%) CSS
3 22 (20.75%) HTML
4 19 (17.92%) .NET Framework
5 18 (16.98%) REST
6 11 (10.38%) .NET Core
7 10 (9.43%) ASP.NET
7 10 (9.43%) SOAP
8 9 (8.49%) AngularJS
8 9 (8.49%) Entity Framework
8 9 (8.49%) XML
9 8 (7.55%) HTML5
10 7 (6.60%) LAMP
10 7 (6.60%) Sass
10 7 (6.60%) Symfony
10 7 (6.60%) WCF
11 5 (4.72%) ASP.NET Web Forms
11 5 (4.72%) jQuery
11 5 (4.72%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 8 (7.55%) Algorithms
1 8 (7.55%) Data Structures
1 8 (7.55%) LIMS
1 8 (7.55%) Self-Motivation
2 5 (4.72%) Greenfield Project
3 4 (3.77%) CMDB
4 3 (2.83%) Legacy Applications
5 2 (1.89%) Cloud Native
5 2 (1.89%) Enterprise Software
5 2 (1.89%) Life Science
5 2 (1.89%) Management Information System
5 2 (1.89%) Mobile App
6 1 (0.94%) Clustering
6 1 (0.94%) PKI
6 1 (0.94%) Public Cloud
6 1 (0.94%) User Experience
6 1 (0.94%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 17 (16.04%) Linux
2 14 (13.21%) Windows
3 5 (4.72%) Windows Server
4 3 (2.83%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (1.89%) Windows 10
6 1 (0.94%) Android
6 1 (0.94%) Apple iOS
6 1 (0.94%) Windows 7
6 1 (0.94%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (0.94%) Windows Server 2016
6 1 (0.94%) Windows Server 2019
Processes & Methodologies
1 43 (40.57%) Agile Software Development
2 31 (29.25%) Migration
3 29 (27.36%) Business Intelligence
4 20 (18.87%) Data Migration
4 20 (18.87%) DevOps
4 20 (18.87%) ERP
4 20 (18.87%) TDD
4 20 (18.87%) Workflow
5 18 (16.98%) Continuous Improvement
6 17 (16.04%) CRM
7 14 (13.21%) MVC
7 14 (13.21%) Problem-Solving
8 13 (12.26%) Computer Science
8 13 (12.26%) OO
9 12 (11.32%) SDLC
10 11 (10.38%) Continuous Integration
11 10 (9.43%) ETL
12 9 (8.49%) Project Management
12 9 (8.49%) Software Engineering
13 8 (7.55%) Information Management
Programming Languages
1 45 (42.45%) SQL
2 38 (35.85%) C#
3 23 (21.70%) JavaScript
4 15 (14.15%) PowerShell
5 13 (12.26%) VB
6 11 (10.38%) Java
7 10 (9.43%) C++
8 9 (8.49%) PHP
9 8 (7.55%) ActionScript
9 8 (7.55%) ActionScript 2.0
9 8 (7.55%) T-SQL
9 8 (7.55%) X++
10 6 (5.66%) Python
10 6 (5.66%) TypeScript
11 4 (3.77%) MATLAB
12 3 (2.83%) PL/SQL
12 3 (2.83%) VBA
13 2 (1.89%) Bash Shell
13 2 (1.89%) Perl
14 1 (0.94%) Delphi
Qualifications
1 12 (11.32%) Degree
2 4 (3.77%) Computer Science Degree
2 4 (3.77%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
2 4 (3.77%) Master's Degree
2 4 (3.77%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (3.77%) Security Cleared
3 2 (1.89%) CCNA
3 2 (1.89%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (1.89%) SC Cleared
4 1 (0.94%) CTC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (4.72%) PMO
2 2 (1.89%) Data Quality
3 1 (0.94%) GDPR
3 1 (0.94%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.94%) QA
3 1 (0.94%) SLA
System Software
1 11 (10.38%) Active Directory
2 7 (6.60%) Docker
3 3 (2.83%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (1.89%) NFS
4 2 (1.89%) VMware NSX
5 1 (0.94%) GlusterFS
5 1 (0.94%) Hyper-V
5 1 (0.94%) Terminal Services
5 1 (0.94%) Virtual Machines
5 1 (0.94%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 11 (10.38%) Terraform
2 10 (9.43%) Kubernetes
3 4 (3.77%) SCCM
3 4 (3.77%) Single Sign-On
4 3 (2.83%) Active Directory Federation Services
5 1 (0.94%) Ansible
5 1 (0.94%) FortiGate
5 1 (0.94%) Grafana
5 1 (0.94%) Prometheus
5 1 (0.94%) SCOM
Vendors
1 35 (33.02%) Microsoft
2 14 (13.21%) Oracle
3 6 (5.66%) VMware
4 5 (4.72%) Cisco
4 5 (4.72%) SAP
5 4 (3.77%) Cognos
5 4 (3.77%) Infor
5 4 (3.77%) ServiceNow
6 3 (2.83%) Google
7 2 (1.89%) Citrix
7 2 (1.89%) TOWER Software
7 2 (1.89%) WooCommerce
7 2 (1.89%) Xamarin
8 1 (0.94%) Brocade
8 1 (0.94%) CheckPoint
8 1 (0.94%) CrowdStrike
8 1 (0.94%) Darktrace
8 1 (0.94%) F5
8 1 (0.94%) MuleSoft
8 1 (0.94%) NetApp