Legacy Systems Jobs

Legacy System
UK

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Legacy Systems in permanent job vacancies. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that cited Legacy Systems over the 6 months leading up to 21 June 2024, comparing them to the same period in the previous two years.

6 months to
21 Jun 2024
Same period 2023 Same period 2022
Rank 518 440 512
Rank change year-on-year -78 +72 -151
Permanent jobs citing Legacy Systems 441 616 1,172
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.40% 0.67% 0.68%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.20% 1.55% 1.39%
Number of salaries quoted 244 425 577
10th Percentile £36,250 £41,250 £39,050
25th Percentile £47,500 £51,250 £50,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £57,500 £65,000 £63,000
Median % change year-on-year -11.54% +3.17% +9.57%
75th Percentile £82,500 £91,250 £85,000
90th Percentile £106,750 £115,000 £100,557
UK excluding London median annual salary £52,500 £55,000 £57,000
% change year-on-year -4.55% -3.51% +22.58%

All Generic Skills
UK

Legacy Systems falls under the General and Transferable Skills category. For comparison with the information above, the following table provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies requiring generic IT skills.

Permanent vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 36,881 39,847 84,337
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 33.57% 43.09% 48.81%
Number of salaries quoted 23,494 22,189 34,558
10th Percentile £28,250 £35,750 £34,500
25th Percentile £38,530 £46,500 £45,229
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £55,000 £65,000 £62,500
Median % change year-on-year -15.38% +4.00% +4.17%
75th Percentile £75,000 £85,000 £83,750
90th Percentile £97,500 £110,000 £102,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year -9.09% +4.76% +5.00%

Legacy Systems
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for Legacy Systems in the UK

Legacy Systems
Salary Trend

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

Salary trend for Legacy Systems in the UK

Legacy Systems
Salary Histogram

Salary distribution for jobs citing Legacy Systems over the 6 months to 21 June 2024.

Salary histogram for Legacy Systems in the UK

Legacy Systems
Top 17 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Legacy Systems within the UK over the 6 months to 21 June 2024. 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
England -71 368 £56,250 -13.46% 74
UK excluding London -44 327 £52,500 -4.55% 46
Work from Home -95 166 £52,500 -21.17% 45
London -50 95 £81,250 -4.41% 28
North of England +29 86 £55,000 -15.38% 17
South East -36 74 £52,500 - 10
Midlands -32 72 £50,000 -9.09% 2
North West -21 49 £55,000 -15.38% 5
West Midlands -14 38 £50,000 -23.08% 2
Scotland -54 37 £73,750 -1.67%
East Midlands -18 34 £37,500 -21.05%
Yorkshire +69 23 £45,500 -17.27% 7
East of England -16 19 £37,500 -31.82% 8
South West -72 18 £62,500 +16.28% 11
North East -4 14 £55,000 -11.29% 5
Northern Ireland +24 11 £67,500 -20.59%
Wales +13 10 - - 1

Legacy Systems
Co-occurring Skills and Capabilities by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same employment type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 22 (4.99%) SAS
2 15 (3.40%) Apache
3 11 (2.49%) Apache Airflow
4 10 (2.27%) Apache Spark
5 8 (1.81%) OpenStack
6 6 (1.36%) Mendix
7 5 (1.13%) CMS
7 5 (1.13%) Drupal
7 5 (1.13%) K2 blackpearl
7 5 (1.13%) SharePoint
8 3 (0.68%) Confluence
8 3 (0.68%) IIS
9 2 (0.45%) Microsoft Exchange
9 2 (0.45%) Resin
9 2 (0.45%) WordPress
10 1 (0.23%) nginx
10 1 (0.23%) PrestaShop
Applications
1 12 (2.72%) Sketch
2 6 (1.36%) Microsoft Excel
3 4 (0.91%) Microsoft Office
4 3 (0.68%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 3 (0.68%) MS Visio
5 2 (0.45%) Adobe Illustrator
5 2 (0.45%) Spreadsheet
6 1 (0.23%) Adobe XD
Business Applications
1 10 (2.27%) NetSuite
2 8 (1.81%) SAP S/4HANA
3 6 (1.36%) Dynamics CRM
4 5 (1.13%) Elite 3E
4 5 (1.13%) Remedy ITSM
4 5 (1.13%) SAP MDG
5 4 (0.91%) SAP MDM
5 4 (0.91%) SAP Retail
6 3 (0.68%) SAP Business One
7 2 (0.45%) Dynamics AX
8 1 (0.23%) Dynamics NAV
8 1 (0.23%) Magento
8 1 (0.23%) SAP CRM
8 1 (0.23%) SAP CX
8 1 (0.23%) SAP IBP
8 1 (0.23%) SAP MDG-BP
8 1 (0.23%) SAP MDG-F
8 1 (0.23%) Shopify
Cloud Services
1 171 (38.78%) Azure
2 148 (33.56%) AWS
3 30 (6.80%) Power Platform
4 28 (6.35%) GCP
5 19 (4.31%) SaaS
6 14 (3.17%) Dynamics 365
6 14 (3.17%) Figma
6 14 (3.17%) GitHub
7 12 (2.72%) Azure Synapse Analytics
7 12 (2.72%) Microsoft 365
7 12 (2.72%) Snowflake
8 10 (2.27%) Amazon Kinesis
8 10 (2.27%) Stackdriver
9 9 (2.04%) Power Automate
9 9 (2.04%) PowerApps
9 9 (2.04%) Serverless
10 8 (1.81%) Amazon ECS
10 8 (1.81%) Amazon EKS
11 6 (1.36%) Azure API Management
11 6 (1.36%) Azure Service Bus
Communications & Networking
1 3 (0.68%) Firewall
1 3 (0.68%) TCP/IP
1 3 (0.68%) VPN
2 2 (0.45%) 4G
2 2 (0.45%) Ethernet
2 2 (0.45%) Multicast
2 2 (0.45%) VoIP
3 1 (0.23%) Cisco IPT
3 1 (0.23%) DHCP
3 1 (0.23%) DNS
3 1 (0.23%) FTP
3 1 (0.23%) Internet
3 1 (0.23%) Modbus
3 1 (0.23%) Network Security
3 1 (0.23%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 87 (19.73%) Geospatial Data
2 62 (14.06%) SQL Server
3 34 (7.71%) Relational Database
4 31 (7.03%) MySQL
5 30 (6.80%) NoSQL
6 28 (6.35%) Power BI
7 17 (3.85%) Data Warehouse
8 14 (3.17%) Big Data
9 11 (2.49%) PostgreSQL
10 10 (2.27%) Amazon Redshift
10 10 (2.27%) BigQuery
10 10 (2.27%) Data Mining
10 10 (2.27%) Oracle Database
11 7 (1.59%) MongoDB
12 6 (1.36%) Tableau
13 5 (1.13%) Amazon RDS
13 5 (1.13%) SQL Server Integration Services
14 4 (0.91%) MS Access
15 3 (0.68%) Elasticsearch
15 3 (0.68%) Redis
Development Applications
1 41 (9.30%) Git
2 40 (9.07%) JIRA
3 28 (6.35%) Jenkins
4 12 (2.72%) Team Foundation Server
5 11 (2.49%) Visual Studio
6 6 (1.36%) Oracle APEX
7 5 (1.13%) LabVIEW
7 5 (1.13%) NUnit
8 2 (0.45%) Apache Continuum
8 2 (0.45%) Balsamiq
8 2 (0.45%) Bitbucket
8 2 (0.45%) Cucumber
8 2 (0.45%) PHPUnit
8 2 (0.45%) Postman
8 2 (0.45%) Rational DOORS
8 2 (0.45%) Selenium
8 2 (0.45%) SoapUI
9 1 (0.23%) GitLab
9 1 (0.23%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
9 1 (0.23%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 179 (40.59%) Social Skills
2 66 (14.97%) Finance
3 42 (9.52%) Analytical Skills
4 28 (6.35%) Retail
5 18 (4.08%) Law
5 18 (4.08%) Marketing
6 17 (3.85%) Public Sector
7 15 (3.40%) Inclusion and Diversity
7 15 (3.40%) Manufacturing
8 9 (2.04%) Presentation Skills
9 8 (1.81%) Back Office
10 7 (1.59%) Banking
11 6 (1.36%) Legal
11 6 (1.36%) Local Government
12 4 (0.91%) Documentation Skills
12 4 (0.91%) Police
13 3 (0.68%) Electronics
13 3 (0.68%) Organisational Skills
13 3 (0.68%) Telecoms
14 2 (0.45%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 152 (34.47%) Architect
2 146 (33.11%) Developer
3 87 (19.73%) Geospatial Architect
3 87 (19.73%) Software Architect
4 55 (12.47%) Senior
5 38 (8.62%) Lead
6 34 (7.71%) Senior Developer
7 25 (5.67%) PHP Developer
7 25 (5.67%) Technical Architect
8 22 (4.99%) ServiceNow Developer
9 19 (4.31%) C# Developer
10 18 (4.08%) Consultant
10 18 (4.08%) Data Architect
11 17 (3.85%) Full Stack Developer
12 15 (3.40%) .NET Developer
13 14 (3.17%) Java Developer
14 13 (2.95%) FoxPro Developer
15 12 (2.72%) Analyst
15 12 (2.72%) Senior .NET Developer
15 12 (2.72%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 74 (16.78%) HTML
2 56 (12.70%) Web Services
3 53 (12.02%) CSS
4 50 (11.34%) .NET
5 31 (7.03%) AngularJS
6 26 (5.90%) REST
7 25 (5.67%) Laravel
8 23 (5.22%) HTML5
8 23 (5.22%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 21 (4.76%) Symfony
10 19 (4.31%) Kafka
11 17 (3.85%) jQuery
12 15 (3.40%) ASP.NET
12 15 (3.40%) RabbitMQ
12 15 (3.40%) SOAP
13 14 (3.17%) .NET Core
13 14 (3.17%) JSON
14 13 (2.95%) CSS3
14 13 (2.95%) Spring
15 12 (2.72%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 49 (11.11%) Management Information System
2 22 (4.99%) CMDB
3 14 (3.17%) Clustering
4 12 (2.72%) Self-Motivation
5 11 (2.49%) Cloud Native
5 11 (2.49%) Replication
6 9 (2.04%) Data Centre
6 9 (2.04%) Distributed Systems
7 8 (1.81%) Data Structures
7 8 (1.81%) NHS
8 7 (1.59%) PMI
9 6 (1.36%) Cyber Defence
9 6 (1.36%) Greenfield Project
10 5 (1.13%) BBC
10 5 (1.13%) Enterprise Software
10 5 (1.13%) Legacy Applications
10 5 (1.13%) Low-Code
11 4 (0.91%) Public Cloud
11 4 (0.91%) Social Media
11 4 (0.91%) Team-Oriented Environment
Operating Systems
1 20 (4.54%) Linux
2 16 (3.63%) Windows
3 6 (1.36%) Apple iOS
4 4 (0.91%) Android
5 2 (0.45%) Mac OS
5 2 (0.45%) Unix
5 2 (0.45%) Windows Server
5 2 (0.45%) Windows Vista
6 1 (0.23%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 176 (39.91%) Agile
2 157 (35.60%) Migration
3 149 (33.79%) DevOps
4 93 (21.09%) Software Testing
5 88 (19.95%) Software Architecture
6 73 (16.55%) Problem-Solving
7 50 (11.34%) Project Management
8 43 (9.75%) Mentoring
9 41 (9.30%) Microservices
10 39 (8.84%) Data Management
11 38 (8.62%) Continuous Improvement
12 35 (7.94%) Data Migration
13 34 (7.71%) Code Quality
13 34 (7.71%) Data Modelling
13 34 (7.71%) Visualisation
14 32 (7.26%) Analytics
14 32 (7.26%) Web Development
15 31 (7.03%) Full Stack Development
15 31 (7.03%) Software Engineering
16 30 (6.80%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 93 (21.09%) SQL
2 74 (16.78%) JavaScript
3 53 (12.02%) C#
4 31 (7.03%) PHP
5 29 (6.58%) Python
6 23 (5.22%) Java
7 15 (3.40%) T-SQL
8 13 (2.95%) FoxPro (VFP)
9 12 (2.72%) Go
10 10 (2.27%) Delphi
11 7 (1.59%) PowerShell
12 6 (1.36%) Perl
12 6 (1.36%) VB.NET
12 6 (1.36%) VBA
13 5 (1.13%) Bash
13 5 (1.13%) VB
14 4 (0.91%) TypeScript
15 3 (0.68%) C
15 3 (0.68%) Rust
15 3 (0.68%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 30 (6.80%) Degree
2 26 (5.90%) Security Cleared
3 20 (4.54%) SC Cleared
4 15 (3.40%) Computer Science Degree
5 8 (1.81%) PMI Certification
6 7 (1.59%) AWS Certification
7 6 (1.36%) Azure Certification
8 5 (1.13%) CISM
8 5 (1.13%) CISSP
9 4 (0.91%) Master's Degree
10 2 (0.45%) CBAP
10 2 (0.45%) DBS Check
10 2 (0.45%) IIBA
10 2 (0.45%) Microsoft Certification
11 1 (0.23%) CCNP
11 1 (0.23%) CIMA
11 1 (0.23%) CISA
11 1 (0.23%) Cisco Certification
11 1 (0.23%) ITIL Certification
11 1 (0.23%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (4.99%) QA
2 18 (4.08%) Data Quality
3 9 (2.04%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 7 (1.59%) GDPR
4 7 (1.59%) GRC
4 7 (1.59%) NIST
5 6 (1.36%) NCSC
5 6 (1.36%) NIST 800
6 3 (0.68%) HIPAA
7 2 (0.45%) Accessibility
7 2 (0.45%) California Consumer Privacy Act
7 2 (0.45%) Cyber Essentials
7 2 (0.45%) ISO 9000
7 2 (0.45%) PCI DSS
7 2 (0.45%) PMO
8 1 (0.23%) AIFMD
8 1 (0.23%) COBIT
8 1 (0.23%) GAMP
8 1 (0.23%) PSD2
8 1 (0.23%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 37 (8.39%) Docker
2 8 (1.81%) Virtual Machines
3 6 (1.36%) Active Directory
4 5 (1.13%) Hyper-V
5 4 (0.91%) Virtual Servers
6 1 (0.23%) KVM
6 1 (0.23%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (0.23%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 28 (6.35%) Kubernetes
2 24 (5.44%) Terraform
3 19 (4.31%) Ansible
4 6 (1.36%) Puppet
5 5 (1.13%) Failover Clustering
5 5 (1.13%) Microsoft Clustering
6 4 (0.91%) HP ALM
7 2 (0.45%) Grafana
7 2 (0.45%) Progress Chef
7 2 (0.45%) Prometheus
8 1 (0.23%) Microsoft Intune
8 1 (0.23%) MIIS
8 1 (0.23%) Nagios
8 1 (0.23%) vCenter Server
8 1 (0.23%) vRealize
Vendors
1 63 (14.29%) Microsoft
2 39 (8.84%) ServiceNow
3 30 (6.80%) Oracle
4 17 (3.85%) SAP
5 10 (2.27%) Databricks
6 8 (1.81%) WSO2
7 5 (1.13%) Automation Anywhere
7 5 (1.13%) Blue Prism
7 5 (1.13%) BMC
7 5 (1.13%) HP
7 5 (1.13%) Remedy
8 4 (0.91%) JDA
8 4 (0.91%) MuleSoft
9 3 (0.68%) Adobe
9 3 (0.68%) Cisco
10 2 (0.45%) Cognos
10 2 (0.45%) Salesforce
10 2 (0.45%) Thales
10 2 (0.45%) Zend
11 1 (0.23%) CrowdStrike