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

Legacy System
England > South East
6 months to
2 Dec 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 359 216 341
Rank change year-on-year -143 +125 +15
Permanent jobs citing Legacy Systems 104 87 168
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the South East 0.57% 0.97% 0.68%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.52% 3.12% 2.12%
Number of salaries quoted 86 61 140
10th Percentile £36,750 £41,250 £27,500
25th Percentile £43,750 £43,750 £37,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £50,000 £70,000 £56,250
Median % change year-on-year -28.57% +24.44% +12.50%
75th Percentile £65,000 £80,000 £75,000
90th Percentile £82,500 " £82,500
England median annual salary £55,000 £68,250 £55,000
% change year-on-year -19.41% +24.09% +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 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 6,830 2,787 7,937
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 37.14% 31.11% 32.21%
Number of salaries quoted 3,974 2,267 6,267
10th Percentile £31,250 £31,750 £28,464
25th Percentile £40,500 £40,000 £36,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £53,000 £50,000 £50,000
Median % change year-on-year +6.00% - -
75th Percentile £70,000 £65,000 £64,625
90th Percentile £85,000 £76,250 £75,000
England median annual salary £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year +4.35% +4.55% +1.85%

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 2 December 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 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
Thames Valley -82 40 £50,000 -33.33% 11
Hampshire -99 26 £57,500 +35.29% 5
Berkshire -65 24 £47,500 -40.63% 6
Surrey -76 15 £65,000 -18.75% 3
Buckinghamshire -45 12 £61,250 -5.77% 5
West Sussex +6 11 £49,500 -23.85% 2
Kent -36 8 £38,500 -14.44% 2
Oxfordshire -25 4 £50,000 -
East Sussex -35 4 £42,500 -42.37%
Legacy Systems
England

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 South East region with a requirement for Legacy Systems.

1 43 (41.35%) SQL
2 39 (37.50%) C#
3 36 (34.62%) Agile Software Development
4 34 (32.69%) Business Intelligence
5 29 (27.88%) Microsoft
5 29 (27.88%) .NET
5 29 (27.88%) Migration
6 26 (25.00%) Web Services
7 24 (23.08%) CSS
7 24 (23.08%) HTML
8 23 (22.12%) JavaScript
8 23 (22.12%) Linux
9 22 (21.15%) ERP
9 22 (21.15%) Finance
9 22 (21.15%) Power BI
9 22 (21.15%) Power Platform
9 22 (21.15%) Social Skills
10 21 (20.19%) TDD
11 20 (19.23%) SQL Server
11 20 (19.23%) REST
12 19 (18.27%) Azure
13 18 (17.31%) DevOps
14 17 (16.35%) Dynamics 365
14 17 (16.35%) Data Migration
15 16 (15.38%) .NET Framework
15 16 (15.38%) Kubernetes
16 15 (14.42%) Degree
16 15 (14.42%) SQL Server Reporting Services
16 15 (14.42%) XML
17 13 (12.50%) Apache

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 13 (12.50%) Apache
2 6 (5.77%) SAS
3 5 (4.81%) WordPress
4 3 (2.88%) IIS
5 2 (1.92%) nginx
6 1 (0.96%) Confluence
6 1 (0.96%) MTS
6 1 (0.96%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 1 (0.96%) Oracle Workflow
6 1 (0.96%) SharePoint
6 1 (0.96%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 7 (6.73%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (1.92%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.96%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (0.96%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 12 (11.54%) Dynamics AX
2 4 (3.85%) Cognos Controller
2 4 (3.85%) Infor CloudSuite
2 4 (3.85%) Infor CloudSuite Industrial (formerly SyteLine)
2 4 (3.85%) Infor CRM
2 4 (3.85%) Maximo
3 3 (2.88%) SAP ERP
3 3 (2.88%) SAP S/4HANA
4 2 (1.92%) SAP Business One
5 1 (0.96%) Dynamics CRM
5 1 (0.96%) Oracle Applications
5 1 (0.96%) Oracle EBS
5 1 (0.96%) SAP CAR
5 1 (0.96%) SAP CO
5 1 (0.96%) SAP EM
5 1 (0.96%) SAP FI
5 1 (0.96%) SAP FI/CO
5 1 (0.96%) SAP MM
5 1 (0.96%) SAP Travel Management
Cloud Services
1 22 (21.15%) Power Platform
2 19 (18.27%) Azure
3 17 (16.35%) Dynamics 365
4 10 (9.62%) AWS
5 6 (5.77%) Snowflake
6 4 (3.85%) SaaS
7 3 (2.88%) GCP
7 3 (2.88%) Microsoft 365
7 3 (2.88%) Serverless
8 2 (1.92%) Bitrise
8 2 (1.92%) Boomi
8 2 (1.92%) Cloud Computing
8 2 (1.92%) GitHub
8 2 (1.92%) GitHub Actions
8 2 (1.92%) OpenShift
9 1 (0.96%) Google Data Studio
9 1 (0.96%) Google Workspace
9 1 (0.96%) IaaS
9 1 (0.96%) Kong
9 1 (0.96%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (4.81%) Firewall
1 5 (4.81%) FTP
1 5 (4.81%) SAN
1 5 (4.81%) VoIP
1 5 (4.81%) Wi-Fi
2 4 (3.85%) SSH
2 4 (3.85%) SSL
3 1 (0.96%) Intranet
3 1 (0.96%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (21.15%) Power BI
2 20 (19.23%) SQL Server
3 15 (14.42%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 11 (10.58%) Data Warehouse
5 10 (9.62%) OLAP
6 8 (7.69%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 7 (6.73%) BusinessObjects
8 4 (3.85%) MySQL
8 4 (3.85%) QlikView
9 3 (2.88%) Oracle ODI
9 3 (2.88%) Tableau
10 2 (1.92%) Data Lake
10 2 (1.92%) SAS EBI
11 1 (0.96%) BigQuery
11 1 (0.96%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
11 1 (0.96%) Looker
11 1 (0.96%) Oracle BI Publisher
11 1 (0.96%) Oracle Database
11 1 (0.96%) SAP HANA
11 1 (0.96%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 10 (9.62%) MorphX
2 5 (4.81%) Git (software)
3 4 (3.85%) Jenkins
3 4 (3.85%) JIRA
3 4 (3.85%) Postman
4 3 (2.88%) Oracle APEX
5 2 (1.92%) Axure RP
6 1 (0.96%) Bitbucket
6 1 (0.96%) Octopus Deploy
6 1 (0.96%) Oracle Forms
6 1 (0.96%) Team Foundation Server
6 1 (0.96%) Visual Studio
General
1 22 (21.15%) Finance
1 22 (21.15%) Social Skills
2 9 (8.65%) Law
3 7 (6.73%) Retail
4 6 (5.77%) Manufacturing
5 4 (3.85%) Analytical Skills
5 4 (3.85%) Documentation Skills
5 4 (3.85%) Presentation Skills
6 3 (2.88%) Marketing
6 3 (2.88%) Public Sector
7 2 (1.92%) Influencing Skills
8 1 (0.96%) Automotive
8 1 (0.96%) Back Office
8 1 (0.96%) Banking
8 1 (0.96%) French Language
8 1 (0.96%) Games
8 1 (0.96%) German Language
8 1 (0.96%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 44 (42.31%) Developer
2 19 (18.27%) Analyst
3 14 (13.46%) Software Developer
4 9 (8.65%) Architect
5 7 (6.73%) Dynamics AX Developer
6 6 (5.77%) Data Architect
6 6 (5.77%) Infrastructure Manager
7 5 (4.81%) Business Analyst
7 5 (4.81%) Data Analyst
7 5 (4.81%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
7 5 (4.81%) IT Manager
7 5 (4.81%) Lead Developer
7 5 (4.81%) Team Leader
7 5 (4.81%) WordPress Developer
8 4 (3.85%) Analyst Programmer
8 4 (3.85%) RPG Analyst Programmer
8 4 (3.85%) RPG Programmer
8 4 (3.85%) SAP Analyst
8 4 (3.85%) SAP Business Analyst
8 4 (3.85%) ServiceNow Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (27.88%) .NET
2 26 (25.00%) Web Services
3 24 (23.08%) CSS
3 24 (23.08%) HTML
4 20 (19.23%) REST
5 16 (15.38%) .NET Framework
6 15 (14.42%) XML
7 7 (6.73%) HTML5
8 6 (5.77%) AngularJS
8 6 (5.77%) GraphQL
9 5 (4.81%) EDIFACT
9 5 (4.81%) jQuery
9 5 (4.81%) SOAP
10 4 (3.85%) JDBC
10 4 (3.85%) JSON
10 4 (3.85%) LDAP
10 4 (3.85%) ODBC
10 4 (3.85%) RESTful
10 4 (3.85%) SAML
10 4 (3.85%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 12 (11.54%) Greenfield Project
2 6 (5.77%) Legacy Applications
3 4 (3.85%) CMDB
3 4 (3.85%) iSeries
4 3 (2.88%) Algorithms
4 3 (2.88%) Data Structures
4 3 (2.88%) LIMS
5 2 (1.92%) Cloud Native
5 2 (1.92%) Enterprise Software
5 2 (1.92%) Life Science
5 2 (1.92%) Management Information System
5 2 (1.92%) Self-Motivation
6 1 (0.96%) Data Centre
6 1 (0.96%) Mobile App
6 1 (0.96%) Public Cloud
6 1 (0.96%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 23 (22.12%) Linux
2 11 (10.58%) Windows
3 5 (4.81%) Windows Server 2016
4 4 (3.85%) Windows 10
5 3 (2.88%) Windows Server
6 1 (0.96%) Windows 7
6 1 (0.96%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (34.62%) Agile Software Development
2 34 (32.69%) Business Intelligence
3 29 (27.88%) Migration
4 22 (21.15%) ERP
5 21 (20.19%) TDD
6 18 (17.31%) DevOps
7 17 (16.35%) Data Migration
8 13 (12.50%) Microservices
8 13 (12.50%) Unit Testing
9 12 (11.54%) Continuous Improvement
9 12 (11.54%) Project Management
9 12 (11.54%) SOLID
10 11 (10.58%) ETL
10 11 (10.58%) Problem-Solving
10 11 (10.58%) Requirements Gathering
10 11 (10.58%) SDLC
11 10 (9.62%) Analytics
12 9 (8.65%) Logistics
12 9 (8.65%) MVC
12 9 (8.65%) OO
Programming Languages
1 43 (41.35%) SQL
2 39 (37.50%) C#
3 23 (22.12%) JavaScript
4 12 (11.54%) TypeScript
5 10 (9.62%) ActionScript
5 10 (9.62%) ActionScript 2.0
5 10 (9.62%) Java
5 10 (9.62%) Python
5 10 (9.62%) X++
6 9 (8.65%) PHP
7 7 (6.73%) T-SQL
8 6 (5.77%) Bash Shell
8 6 (5.77%) PL/SQL
9 5 (4.81%) C++
9 5 (4.81%) VB
10 4 (3.85%) PowerShell
10 4 (3.85%) RPG
10 4 (3.85%) RPG IV
10 4 (3.85%) RPG/400
11 3 (2.88%) VBA
Qualifications
1 15 (14.42%) Degree
2 4 (3.85%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
3 3 (2.88%) HP APS
3 3 (2.88%) ITIL Certification
3 3 (2.88%) Security Cleared
4 2 (1.92%) CTC Cleared
5 1 (0.96%) CCNA
5 1 (0.96%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (0.96%) Computer Science Degree
5 1 (0.96%) Master's Degree
5 1 (0.96%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (0.96%) MOS
5 1 (0.96%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.88%) PMO
1 3 (2.88%) SLA
2 1 (0.96%) GDPR
2 1 (0.96%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (0.96%) QA
System Software
1 13 (12.50%) Docker
2 3 (2.88%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.96%) GlusterFS
3 1 (0.96%) NFS
3 1 (0.96%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.96%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 16 (15.38%) Kubernetes
2 5 (4.81%) Terraform
3 4 (3.85%) Single Sign-On
4 3 (2.88%) ServiceCenter
5 1 (0.96%) Ansible
5 1 (0.96%) Grafana
5 1 (0.96%) Prometheus
Vendors
1 29 (27.88%) Microsoft
2 9 (8.65%) Oracle
2 9 (8.65%) SAP
3 8 (7.69%) IBM
3 8 (7.69%) VMware
4 5 (4.81%) Mitel
4 5 (4.81%) WooCommerce
5 4 (3.85%) Cognos
5 4 (3.85%) Infor
5 4 (3.85%) ServiceNow
5 4 (3.85%) Zend
6 3 (2.88%) Cisco
6 3 (2.88%) Google
6 3 (2.88%) HP
7 2 (1.92%) Citrix
7 2 (1.92%) TOWER Software
8 1 (0.96%) Dell
8 1 (0.96%) MuleSoft
8 1 (0.96%) OpenText