Period
to 26 July 2021

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the City of London with a requirement for Technical Debt skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Technical Debt over the 6 months to 26 July 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Technical Debt
Central London > City of London
6 months to
26 Jul 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 219 240 310
Rank change year-on-year +21 +70 +30
Permanent jobs citing Technical Debt 27 2 27
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the City of London 0.48% 0.037% 0.26%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.51% 0.039% 0.28%
Number of salaries quoted 26 1 26
10th Percentile £53,250 " £63,125
25th Percentile £72,500 £60,000 £68,125
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £85,000 £70,000 £80,000
Median % change year-on-year +21.43% -12.50% +68.42%
75th Percentile £97,500 £80,000 £90,000
90th Percentile £102,500 " "
Central London median annual salary £85,000 £47,500 £80,000
% change year-on-year +78.95% -40.63% +45.45%

Technical Debt is in the Processes and Methodologies category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in the City of London with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
City of London
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 5,331 5,161 9,711
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 95.23% 94.28% 93.81%
Number of salaries quoted 4,763 4,541 8,663
10th Percentile £43,750 £42,500 £37,500
25th Percentile £54,875 £52,500 £50,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £72,500 £70,000 £65,000
Median % change year-on-year +3.57% +7.69% -
75th Percentile £91,250 £85,000 £82,500
90th Percentile £106,250 £98,750 £97,500
Central London median annual salary £70,000 £70,000 £65,000
% change year-on-year - +7.69% +4.00%

Technical Debt
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

Job postings citing Technical Debt as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in the City of London.

Job vacancy trend for Technical Debt in the City of London

Technical Debt
Salary Trend in the City of London

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Technical Debt in the City of London.

Salary trend for Technical Debt in the City of London

Technical Debt
Salary Histogram in the City of London

Salary distribution for jobs citing Technical Debt in the City of London over the 6 months to 26 July 2021.

Salary histogram for Technical Debt in the City of London

For the 6 months to 26 July 2021, IT jobs citing Technical Debt 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 City of London region with a requirement for Technical Debt.

1 24 (88.89%) Finance
2 15 (55.56%) Agile Software Development
3 14 (51.85%) Analytics
4 12 (44.44%) AWS
5 11 (40.74%) SQLAlchemy
5 11 (40.74%) Derivative
5 11 (40.74%) Python
5 11 (40.74%) Data Analytics
5 11 (40.74%) Fintech
6 10 (37.04%) Social Skills
7 9 (33.33%) Enterprise Architecture
8 7 (25.93%) Architecture Roadmap
9 6 (22.22%) Line Management
9 6 (22.22%) Retail
10 5 (18.52%) Information Security
10 5 (18.52%) Degree
10 5 (18.52%) Application Packaging
10 5 (18.52%) TOGAF
10 5 (18.52%) Network Design
10 5 (18.52%) SharePoint
10 5 (18.52%) ERP
10 5 (18.52%) PeopleSoft
10 5 (18.52%) SAP
10 5 (18.52%) Microsoft
10 5 (18.52%) Service Delivery
10 5 (18.52%) Migration
10 5 (18.52%) Mentoring
10 5 (18.52%) Coaching
10 5 (18.52%) SAP HANA
10 5 (18.52%) Microsoft 365

Technical Debt
Co-occurring IT Skills in the City of London 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 5 (18.52%) SharePoint
Business Applications
1 5 (18.52%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 12 (44.44%) AWS
2 5 (18.52%) Microsoft 365
2 5 (18.52%) Yammer
3 3 (11.11%) Azure
4 1 (3.70%) GCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (18.52%) SAP HANA
General
1 24 (88.89%) Finance
2 10 (37.04%) Social Skills
3 6 (22.22%) Retail
4 4 (14.81%) Banking
5 2 (7.41%) Influencing Skills
5 2 (7.41%) Organisational Skills
6 1 (3.70%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (3.70%) Law
Job Titles
1 11 (40.74%) Developer
1 11 (40.74%) Python Developer
1 11 (40.74%) Python Developer - Fintech
1 11 (40.74%) Senior Developer
1 11 (40.74%) Senior Python Developer
2 5 (18.52%) Architect
2 5 (18.52%) Enterprise Architect
2 5 (18.52%) Enterprise Solutions Architect
2 5 (18.52%) Solutions Architect
3 2 (7.41%) Head of Digital
4 1 (3.70%) Data Engineer
4 1 (3.70%) Product Owner
4 1 (3.70%) SAP Architect
4 1 (3.70%) SAP Enterprise Architect
4 1 (3.70%) SAP Solutions Architect
4 1 (3.70%) Scala Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (40.74%) SQLAlchemy
Miscellaneous
1 11 (40.74%) Derivative
2 5 (18.52%) Reinsurance
3 2 (7.41%) Robotics
4 1 (3.70%) Self-Motivation
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (55.56%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (51.85%) Analytics
3 11 (40.74%) Data Analytics
3 11 (40.74%) Fintech
4 9 (33.33%) Enterprise Architecture
5 7 (25.93%) Architecture Roadmap
6 6 (22.22%) Line Management
7 5 (18.52%) Application Packaging
7 5 (18.52%) Coaching
7 5 (18.52%) Computer Science
7 5 (18.52%) Decision-Making
7 5 (18.52%) ERP
7 5 (18.52%) Information Security
7 5 (18.52%) Mentoring
7 5 (18.52%) Migration
7 5 (18.52%) Network Design
7 5 (18.52%) Problem-Solving
7 5 (18.52%) Service Delivery
7 5 (18.52%) Strategic Planning
7 5 (18.52%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 11 (40.74%) Python
2 1 (3.70%) Java
2 1 (3.70%) Scala
Qualifications
1 5 (18.52%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (7.41%) Data Quality
Vendors
1 5 (18.52%) Microsoft
1 5 (18.52%) PeopleSoft
1 5 (18.52%) SAP