Period
to 16 September 2021

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

Legacy Code
England > Yorkshire
6 months to
16 Sep 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 228 151 302
Rank change year-on-year -77 +151 -27
Permanent jobs citing Legacy Code 36 7 7
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Yorkshire 0.56% 0.26% 0.094%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.46% 0.80% 0.29%
Number of salaries quoted 14 5 6
10th Percentile £50,375 " £34,500
25th Percentile £52,500 £33,750 £42,125
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £57,500 £37,500 £45,000
Median % change year-on-year +53.33% -16.67% -
75th Percentile £61,250 £41,250 £51,250
90th Percentile £61,750 £48,000 £65,625
England median annual salary £52,500 £52,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year - -4.55% +10.00%

Legacy Code 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 Yorkshire with a requirement for generic IT skills.

All Generic IT Skills
Yorkshire
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 2,458 877 2,391
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 38.32% 32.05% 32.14%
Number of salaries quoted 1,841 726 1,764
10th Percentile £31,250 £29,250 £22,500
25th Percentile £40,000 £35,875 £31,438
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £50,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median % change year-on-year +11.11% +5.88% -
75th Percentile £65,000 £55,000 £55,000
90th Percentile £75,000 £65,000 £63,750
England median annual salary £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year +4.35% +4.55% +4.76%

Legacy Code
Job Vacancy Trend in Yorkshire

Job postings citing Legacy Code as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire.

Job vacancy trend for Legacy Code in Yorkshire

Legacy Code
Salary Trend in Yorkshire

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

Salary trend for Legacy Code in Yorkshire

Legacy Code
Job Locations in Yorkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Legacy Code within the Yorkshire 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
West Yorkshire -73 22 £57,500 -
South Yorkshire -37 14 - -
Legacy Code
England

For the 6 months to 16 September 2021, IT jobs citing Legacy Code 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 Yorkshire region with a requirement for Legacy Code.

1 36 (100.00%) JavaScript
2 33 (91.67%) Software Engineering
2 33 (91.67%) Docker
2 33 (91.67%) React
3 32 (88.89%) Unit Testing
4 27 (75.00%) TDD
5 26 (72.22%) Agile Software Development
6 25 (69.44%) Scrum
6 25 (69.44%) Java
7 24 (66.67%) HTML
7 24 (66.67%) PHP
7 24 (66.67%) CSS
8 23 (63.89%) Kafka
9 22 (61.11%) User Experience
10 21 (58.33%) webpack
10 21 (58.33%) Babel
10 21 (58.33%) Redux
11 19 (52.78%) Node.js
12 17 (47.22%) Git (software)
12 17 (47.22%) MySQL
13 16 (44.44%) RESTful
14 15 (41.67%) NoSQL
15 14 (38.89%) Kanban
15 14 (38.89%) Scala
15 14 (38.89%) PaaS
15 14 (38.89%) Test Automation
15 14 (38.89%) Domain-Driven Design
15 14 (38.89%) Graphite
15 14 (38.89%) Kubernetes
15 14 (38.89%) Opscode Chef

Legacy Code
Co-occurring IT Skills in Yorkshire 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:

Cloud Services
1 14 (38.89%) PaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (47.22%) MySQL
2 15 (41.67%) NoSQL
3 14 (38.89%) Redis
4 11 (30.56%) Apache Cassandra
4 11 (30.56%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 21 (58.33%) Babel
1 21 (58.33%) webpack
2 17 (47.22%) Git (software)
3 14 (38.89%) Jenkins
4 11 (30.56%) JUnit
4 11 (30.56%) Maven
5 2 (5.56%) PHPUnit
General
1 7 (19.44%) Games
2 2 (5.56%) Finance
Job Titles
1 21 (58.33%) Software Engineer
2 15 (41.67%) Developer
3 14 (38.89%) Senior Software Engineer
4 11 (30.56%) Java Developer
4 11 (30.56%) Lead Developer
4 11 (30.56%) Lead Java Developer
5 7 (19.44%) Games Engineer
5 7 (19.44%) JavaScript Engineer
6 3 (8.33%) PHP Developer
7 1 (2.78%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
7 1 (2.78%) JavaScript Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 33 (91.67%) React
2 24 (66.67%) CSS
2 24 (66.67%) HTML
3 23 (63.89%) Kafka
4 21 (58.33%) Redux
5 19 (52.78%) Node.js
6 16 (44.44%) RESTful
7 11 (30.56%) ActiveMQ
7 11 (30.56%) AngularJS
7 11 (30.56%) Hibernate
7 11 (30.56%) RabbitMQ
7 11 (30.56%) Spring
7 11 (30.56%) Spring Boot
7 11 (30.56%) Vue.js
7 11 (30.56%) Web Services
8 5 (13.89%) Apollo GraphQL
8 5 (13.89%) GraphQL
8 5 (13.89%) WebSockets
9 2 (5.56%) Apache Flex
9 2 (5.56%) Laravel
Miscellaneous
1 22 (61.11%) User Experience
2 3 (8.33%) Data Protection Act
3 1 (2.78%) Mobile App
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (91.67%) Software Engineering
2 32 (88.89%) Unit Testing
3 27 (75.00%) TDD
4 26 (72.22%) Agile Software Development
5 25 (69.44%) Scrum
6 14 (38.89%) Domain-Driven Design
6 14 (38.89%) Kanban
6 14 (38.89%) SOLID
6 14 (38.89%) Test Automation
7 13 (36.11%) Full Stack Development
8 11 (30.56%) BDD
8 11 (30.56%) Coaching
8 11 (30.56%) Extreme Programming
8 11 (30.56%) Logistics
8 11 (30.56%) Mob Programming
8 11 (30.56%) Pair Programming
9 7 (19.44%) Isomorphic Development
9 7 (19.44%) Isomorphic JavaScript
9 7 (19.44%) Software Architecture
10 3 (8.33%) Data Protection
Programming Languages
1 36 (100.00%) JavaScript
2 25 (69.44%) Java
3 24 (66.67%) PHP
4 14 (38.89%) Kotlin
4 14 (38.89%) Scala
5 11 (30.56%) Java 8
5 11 (30.56%) Java 9
6 9 (25.00%) Java 11
7 2 (5.56%) PHP 7
8 1 (2.78%) SQL
System Software
1 33 (91.67%) Docker
Systems Management
1 14 (38.89%) Graphite
1 14 (38.89%) Kubernetes
1 14 (38.89%) Opscode Chef
1 14 (38.89%) Prometheus
2 11 (30.56%) Ansible
3 5 (13.89%) Terraform
Vendors
1 14 (38.89%) Splunk