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The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Legacy Systems in permanent job vacancies with an option to work from home (WFH). Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Legacy Systems over the 6 months to 27 May 2022 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Legacy System
UK > Work from Home
6 months to
27 May 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 349 274 180
Rank change year-on-year -75 -94 +55
Permanent jobs citing Legacy Systems 678 350 131
As % of all permanent jobs with a WFH option 0.93% 1.09% 1.43%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 2.06% 2.93% 3.76%
Number of salaries quoted 321 231 118
10th Percentile £39,740 £32,500 £37,500
25th Percentile £53,616 £43,125 £42,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £65,000 £65,000 £52,000
Median % change year-on-year - +25.00% -0.95%
75th Percentile £85,000 £77,500 £65,625
90th Percentile £100,000 £83,750 £86,625
UK median annual salary £62,500 £58,750 £55,750
% change year-on-year +6.38% +5.38% +6.19%

Legacy Systems is in the General and Transferable Skills category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies with a WFH option and a requirement for generic IT skills.

All Generic Skills
Work from Home
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 32,924 11,927 3,482
As % of all permanent jobs with a WFH option 45.13% 37.30% 37.92%
Number of salaries quoted 16,528 9,200 2,881
10th Percentile £37,500 £33,750 £36,250
25th Percentile £47,500 £42,500 £43,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £65,000 £55,000 £57,500
Median % change year-on-year +18.18% -4.35% -4.17%
75th Percentile £82,750 £75,000 £75,000
90th Percentile £100,000 £90,000 £90,000
UK median annual salary £62,043 £57,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year +7.90% +4.55% +1.85%

Legacy Systems
Trend for Jobs with a WFH Option

Job vacancies with a work from home option citing Legacy Systems as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised.

Legacy Systems trend for jobs with a WFH option

Legacy Systems
Salary Trend for Jobs with a WFH Option

3-month moving average salary quoted in job vacancies with a work from home option citing Legacy Systems.

Legacy Systems salary trend for jobs with a WFH option

Legacy Systems
Salary Histogram for Jobs with a WFH Option

Salary distribution for jobs with a work from home option citing Legacy Systems over the 6 months to 27 May 2022.

Legacy Systems salary histogram for jobs with a WFH option

For the 6 months to 27 May 2022, Legacy Systems job roles required the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent jobs with a WFH option and a requirement for Legacy Systems.

1 411 (60.62%) Agile
2 240 (35.40%) AWS
3 229 (33.78%) DevOps
4 215 (31.71%) Microservices
5 194 (28.61%) Software Engineering
6 180 (26.55%) Social Skills
7 159 (23.45%) Automotive
8 156 (23.01%) Finance
9 155 (22.86%) JavaScript
10 144 (21.24%) Scrum
10 144 (21.24%) Mentoring
11 134 (19.76%) SQL
12 131 (19.32%) CI/CD
13 128 (18.88%) Serverless
13 128 (18.88%) Coaching
14 120 (17.70%) Terraform
14 120 (17.70%) Azure
15 117 (17.26%) Kanban
16 115 (16.96%) QA
17 114 (16.81%) Relational Database
18 113 (16.67%) User Experience
18 113 (16.67%) AWS Lambda
19 109 (16.08%) AWS CloudFormation
20 104 (15.34%) Problem-Solving
21 103 (15.19%) Test Automation
21 103 (15.19%) Heroku
22 102 (15.04%) Redis
22 102 (15.04%) GCP
23 98 (14.45%) PHP
24 97 (14.31%) Java

Legacy Systems
Co-occurring IT Skills with a WFH Option 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 36 (5.31%) Cloud Foundry
2 18 (2.65%) Apache Airflow
2 18 (2.65%) Apache Spark
2 18 (2.65%) Confluence
3 16 (2.36%) CMS
4 7 (1.03%) Jupyter
5 6 (0.88%) SharePoint
6 4 (0.59%) Apache
6 4 (0.59%) WordPress
7 2 (0.29%) Exchange Server 2010
7 2 (0.29%) MS Exchange
8 1 (0.15%) Oracle UPK
Applications
1 10 (1.47%) Microsoft Excel
2 8 (1.18%) MS Visio
3 5 (0.74%) Sketch
3 5 (0.74%) SketchUp
4 4 (0.59%) Marvel
4 4 (0.59%) Photoshop
4 4 (0.59%) Zeplin
5 2 (0.29%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 5 (0.74%) Distributed Ledger
1 5 (0.74%) Dynamics AX
1 5 (0.74%) NetSuite
2 4 (0.59%) Magento
3 3 (0.44%) Dynamics CRM
3 3 (0.44%) Oracle EBS R12
3 3 (0.44%) SAP ERP
3 3 (0.44%) SAP S/4HANA
4 1 (0.15%) JDE EnterpriseOne
4 1 (0.15%) Maximo
4 1 (0.15%) Odoo
4 1 (0.15%) Oracle General Ledger
4 1 (0.15%) Oracle Payables
4 1 (0.15%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
4 1 (0.15%) Oracle Receivables
4 1 (0.15%) PeopleSoft Financials
4 1 (0.15%) SAP APO
4 1 (0.15%) SAP BPC
Cloud Services
1 240 (35.40%) AWS
2 128 (18.88%) Serverless
3 120 (17.70%) Azure
4 113 (16.67%) AWS Lambda
5 109 (16.08%) AWS CloudFormation
6 103 (15.19%) Heroku
7 102 (15.04%) GCP
8 91 (13.42%) Amazon SQS
9 80 (11.80%) SaaS
10 62 (9.14%) Cloud Computing
11 60 (8.85%) PaaS
12 57 (8.41%) Amazon S3
13 55 (8.11%) AWS Fargate
13 55 (8.11%) GitHub
14 37 (5.46%) IaaS
15 36 (5.31%) Amazon EC2
15 36 (5.31%) Amazon ECS
15 36 (5.31%) CloudFront
15 36 (5.31%) Virtual Private Cloud
16 26 (3.83%) Power Platform
Communications & Networking
1 16 (2.36%) Firewall
2 9 (1.33%) Broadband
2 9 (1.33%) HTTPS
2 9 (1.33%) Internet
3 7 (1.03%) HTTP
3 7 (1.03%) Intrusion Detection
3 7 (1.03%) Kerberos
3 7 (1.03%) Network Security
3 7 (1.03%) TCP/IP
4 6 (0.88%) RIP
4 6 (0.88%) VPN
5 5 (0.74%) DNS
6 4 (0.59%) LAN
6 4 (0.59%) WAN
7 2 (0.29%) Intranet
7 2 (0.29%) Unified Communications
8 1 (0.15%) BGP
8 1 (0.15%) IPv6
8 1 (0.15%) SD-WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 114 (16.81%) Relational Database
2 102 (15.04%) Redis
3 94 (13.86%) NoSQL
4 66 (9.73%) PostgreSQL
5 63 (9.29%) MySQL
6 59 (8.70%) Amazon DynamoDB
7 49 (7.23%) Data Warehouse
8 47 (6.93%) SQL Server
9 36 (5.31%) Amazon RDS
10 27 (3.98%) Electronic Patient Records
11 25 (3.69%) Amazon Athena
11 25 (3.69%) Spark SQL
12 24 (3.54%) Power BI
13 23 (3.39%) RDBMS
14 22 (3.24%) Looker
15 21 (3.10%) SQL Server Reporting Services
16 15 (2.21%) BigQuery
16 15 (2.21%) SQL Server Integration Services
17 13 (1.92%) Star Schema
17 13 (1.92%) Tableau
Development Applications
1 79 (11.65%) Git (software)
2 26 (3.83%) JIRA
3 25 (3.69%) git-flow
4 21 (3.10%) Jenkins
5 16 (2.36%) MSTest
6 15 (2.21%) Cypress.io
7 14 (2.06%) NUnit
8 12 (1.77%) Android Studio
9 10 (1.47%) Selenium
10 9 (1.33%) Postman
11 7 (1.03%) Cucumber
11 7 (1.03%) JUnit
12 5 (0.74%) Bitbucket
12 5 (0.74%) FitNesse
12 5 (0.74%) GitLab
12 5 (0.74%) InstallShield
12 5 (0.74%) Jasmine
12 5 (0.74%) Mercurial
12 5 (0.74%) Team Foundation Server
13 4 (0.59%) gulp
General
1 180 (26.55%) Social Skills
2 159 (23.45%) Automotive
3 156 (23.01%) Finance
4 72 (10.62%) Marketing
5 70 (10.32%) Analytical Skills
6 56 (8.26%) Presentation Skills
7 55 (8.11%) Banking
8 42 (6.19%) Legal
8 42 (6.19%) Public Sector
9 39 (5.75%) Retail
10 27 (3.98%) Billing
11 23 (3.39%) Inclusion and Diversity
12 20 (2.95%) Local Government
13 15 (2.21%) Games
14 12 (1.77%) Telecoms
15 9 (1.33%) Front Office
15 9 (1.33%) Law
16 5 (0.74%) Back Office
16 5 (0.74%) Investment Banking
17 4 (0.59%) Organisational Skills
Job Titles
1 130 (19.17%) Developer
2 108 (15.93%) Software Engineer
3 68 (10.03%) Senior Software Engineer
4 50 (7.37%) Analyst
5 49 (7.23%) Architect
6 35 (5.16%) DevOps Engineer
7 34 (5.01%) Business Analyst
7 34 (5.01%) Data Engineer
7 34 (5.01%) Senior DevOps
7 34 (5.01%) Senior DevOps Engineer
8 32 (4.72%) Backend Developer
9 29 (4.28%) Product Manager
10 28 (4.13%) Senior Manager
11 27 (3.98%) Solutions Architect
12 24 (3.54%) Senior Developer
13 21 (3.10%) Software Developer
14 20 (2.95%) JavaScript Engineer
15 19 (2.80%) Project Manager
16 18 (2.65%) Cloud Engineer
17 17 (2.51%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 92 (13.57%) React
2 91 (13.42%) Node.js
3 78 (11.50%) Sequelize
4 73 (10.77%) .NET
5 67 (9.88%) AngularJS
5 67 (9.88%) RESTful
6 66 (9.73%) Laravel
7 64 (9.44%) Express
8 57 (8.41%) Vue.js
9 55 (8.11%) gRPC
10 47 (6.93%) CSS
11 46 (6.78%) .NET Core
12 41 (6.05%) Web Services
13 36 (5.31%) REST
14 29 (4.28%) JSON
14 29 (4.28%) Ruby on Rails
14 29 (4.28%) XML
15 26 (3.83%) HTML
16 25 (3.69%) Kafka
17 20 (2.95%) Angular 2
Miscellaneous
1 113 (16.67%) User Experience
2 74 (10.91%) Greenfield Project
3 63 (9.29%) Blog
4 44 (6.49%) Cloud Native
5 30 (4.42%) Management Information System
6 21 (3.10%) Mobile App
7 18 (2.65%) Legacy Applications
8 15 (2.21%) Data Structures
8 15 (2.21%) Self-Motivation
8 15 (2.21%) Virtual Team
9 14 (2.06%) Mainframe
10 13 (1.92%) Algorithms
10 13 (1.92%) NHS
11 11 (1.62%) Analytical Mindset
12 9 (1.33%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
13 8 (1.18%) Enterprise Software
13 8 (1.18%) Legacy Code
14 7 (1.03%) Hedge funds
14 7 (1.03%) Social Media
15 6 (0.88%) CUDA
Operating Systems
1 36 (5.31%) Android
2 21 (3.10%) Linux
3 15 (2.21%) Windows
4 13 (1.92%) Unix
5 12 (1.77%) Apple iOS
6 3 (0.44%) Windows 10
7 2 (0.29%) CentOS
7 2 (0.29%) Windows Server
7 2 (0.29%) Windows Server 2012
7 2 (0.29%) Windows Server 2016
7 2 (0.29%) Windows Server 2019
8 1 (0.15%) Windows 2000
8 1 (0.15%) Windows NT
8 1 (0.15%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 411 (60.62%) Agile
2 229 (33.78%) DevOps
3 215 (31.71%) Microservices
4 194 (28.61%) Software Engineering
5 144 (21.24%) Mentoring
5 144 (21.24%) Scrum
6 131 (19.32%) CI/CD
7 128 (18.88%) Coaching
8 117 (17.26%) Kanban
9 104 (15.34%) Problem-Solving
10 103 (15.19%) Test Automation
11 96 (14.16%) Migration
12 87 (12.83%) TDD
13 84 (12.39%) B2B
14 82 (12.09%) Continuous Integration
15 71 (10.47%) Infrastructure as Code
16 66 (9.73%) Analytics
17 64 (9.44%) Performance Optimisation
17 64 (9.44%) Product Strategy
18 63 (9.29%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 155 (22.86%) JavaScript
2 134 (19.76%) SQL
3 98 (14.45%) PHP
4 97 (14.31%) Java
5 93 (13.72%) C#
6 85 (12.54%) Python
7 52 (7.67%) TypeScript
8 47 (6.93%) C
9 45 (6.64%) ES6
9 45 (6.64%) Go
10 43 (6.34%) Ruby
11 36 (5.31%) ES7
12 30 (4.42%) Kotlin
13 25 (3.69%) Scala
14 14 (2.06%) C++
15 11 (1.62%) ES8
15 11 (1.62%) T-SQL
16 7 (1.03%) R
17 6 (0.88%) PowerShell
17 6 (0.88%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 61 (9.00%) Degree
2 18 (2.65%) Computer Science Degree
3 14 (2.06%) TOGAF Certification
4 12 (1.77%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 11 (1.62%) Security Cleared
6 10 (1.47%) ITIL Certification
7 9 (1.33%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 9 (1.33%) MCP
7 9 (1.33%) MCSA
7 9 (1.33%) Microsoft Certification
7 9 (1.33%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 8 (1.18%) SC Cleared
9 7 (1.03%) DV Cleared
9 7 (1.03%) MCSE
10 3 (0.44%) CTC Cleared
11 2 (0.29%) AWS Certification
11 2 (0.29%) CCNA
11 2 (0.29%) Cisco Certification
12 1 (0.15%) CCSK
12 1 (0.15%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 115 (16.96%) QA
2 18 (2.65%) Accessibility
3 17 (2.51%) Data Quality
4 10 (1.47%) PMO
5 6 (0.88%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 3 (0.44%) SLA
7 2 (0.29%) Cyber Essentials
7 2 (0.29%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
7 2 (0.29%) GDPR
7 2 (0.29%) PCI DSS
8 1 (0.15%) Actionable Recommendations
8 1 (0.15%) GRC
8 1 (0.15%) NIST
8 1 (0.15%) SOC 2
System Software
1 93 (13.72%) Docker
2 10 (1.47%) VMware Infrastructure
3 9 (1.33%) vSphere
4 6 (0.88%) Active Directory
5 4 (0.59%) Virtual Machines
6 2 (0.29%) Hyper-V
6 2 (0.29%) VMware ESXi
6 2 (0.29%) XenApp
6 2 (0.29%) XenDesktop
7 1 (0.15%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 120 (17.70%) Terraform
2 78 (11.50%) Kubernetes
3 11 (1.62%) Ansible
4 6 (0.88%) Microsoft Intune
4 6 (0.88%) Puppet
4 6 (0.88%) SCCM
5 4 (0.59%) Opscode Chef
6 2 (0.29%) Kibana
6 2 (0.29%) Marathon
6 2 (0.29%) Mesos
6 2 (0.29%) yum
7 1 (0.15%) Jamf Pro
7 1 (0.15%) Kubeflow
Vendors
1 55 (8.11%) Microsoft
2 38 (5.60%) Google
3 23 (3.39%) Salesforce.com
4 20 (2.95%) Oracle
5 15 (2.21%) Apple
5 15 (2.21%) ServiceNow
6 13 (1.92%) YouTube
7 10 (1.47%) VMware
8 9 (1.33%) SAP
9 7 (1.03%) Atlassian
10 6 (0.88%) Informatica
11 5 (0.74%) Adobe
11 5 (0.74%) Xamarin
12 3 (0.44%) Cognos
13 2 (0.29%) Cerner
13 2 (0.29%) Citrix
13 2 (0.29%) Dell
13 2 (0.29%) Mercator
13 2 (0.29%) NetApp
13 2 (0.29%) Netezza