Period
to 19 September 2018

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Digital Economy in permanent job vacancies advertised in the South East. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Digital Economy over the 6 months to 19 September 2018 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Digital Economy (Web Economy, New Economy)
England > South East
6 months to
19 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 536 444 604
Rank change year-on-year -92 +160 +7
Permanent jobs citing Digital Economy 7 113 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.024% 0.39% 0.044%
As % of the General category 0.073% 1.12% 0.12%
Number of salaries quoted 6 23 14
South East median annual salary £35,003 £35,000 £56,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +0.01% -37.50% +17.89%
10th Percentile £32,058 £35,000 £33,625
90th Percentile £37,262 £58,000 £77,500
England median annual salary £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year +9.09% - +10.00%

Digital Economy is in the General 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 common skills.

All General Skills
South East
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for common skills 9,582 10,107 12,856
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 32.40% 34.69% 35.67%
Number of salaries quoted 7,634 7,774 10,421
South East median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.11% - -
10th Percentile £29,000 £26,750 £27,500
90th Percentile £75,000 £70,000 £71,250
England median annual salary £52,500 £52,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +0.96% +4.00% -

Digital Economy
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

Job postings citing Digital Economy as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the South East.

Job vacancy trend for Digital Economy in the South East

Digital Economy
Salary Trend in the South East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Digital Economy in the South East.

Salary trend for Digital Economy in the South East

Digital Economy
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 Digital Economy within the South East region over the 6 months to 19 September 2018. 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 -107 7 £35,003 +0.01%
Buckinghamshire +19 6 £35,003 -
Oxfordshire - 1 - -
Digital Economy
England

For the 6 months to 19 September 2018, IT jobs citing Digital Economy 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 Digital Economy.

1 7 (100.00%) Degree
1 7 (100.00%) Analytics
2 6 (85.71%) Cybersecurity
2 6 (85.71%) Inversion of Control
2 6 (85.71%) Data Analytics
2 6 (85.71%) Data Science
2 6 (85.71%) Mathematics
2 6 (85.71%) Computer Science
2 6 (85.71%) Distributed Ledger
3 3 (42.86%) Machine Learning
3 3 (42.86%) VLE
3 3 (42.86%) Internet
3 3 (42.86%) Linked Data
3 3 (42.86%) Blockchain
3 3 (42.86%) Predictive Modelling
3 3 (42.86%) Algorithms
4 1 (14.29%) Software Delivery
4 1 (14.29%) Continuous Improvement
4 1 (14.29%) Confluence
4 1 (14.29%) Resource Allocation
4 1 (14.29%) Creative Problem-Solving
4 1 (14.29%) Decision-Making
4 1 (14.29%) Problem-Solving
4 1 (14.29%) Data-Driven Decision Making
4 1 (14.29%) Change Management
4 1 (14.29%) Finance
4 1 (14.29%) Publishing
4 1 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (14.29%) Project Management
4 1 (14.29%) Agile Software Development

Digital Economy
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 1 (14.29%) Confluence
Business Applications
1 6 (85.71%) Distributed Ledger
Communications & Networking
1 3 (42.86%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (42.86%) Blockchain
General
1 1 (14.29%) Finance
1 1 (14.29%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 3 (42.86%) Administrator
1 3 (42.86%) Network Administrator
1 3 (42.86%) Systems Administrator
2 1 (14.29%) Project Manager
2 1 (14.29%) Senior Manager
2 1 (14.29%) Senior Project Manager
Miscellaneous
1 6 (85.71%) Computer Science
2 3 (42.86%) Algorithms
2 3 (42.86%) Linked Data
2 3 (42.86%) VLE
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (100.00%) Analytics
2 6 (85.71%) Cybersecurity
2 6 (85.71%) Data Analytics
2 6 (85.71%) Data Science
2 6 (85.71%) Inversion of Control
2 6 (85.71%) Mathematics
3 3 (42.86%) Machine Learning
3 3 (42.86%) Predictive Modelling
4 1 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (14.29%) Change Management
4 1 (14.29%) Continuous Improvement
4 1 (14.29%) Creative Problem-Solving
4 1 (14.29%) Financial Modelling
4 1 (14.29%) Kaizen
4 1 (14.29%) Project Management
4 1 (14.29%) Project Planning
4 1 (14.29%) Resource Allocation
4 1 (14.29%) Software Delivery
4 1 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (14.29%) Time Management
Qualifications
1 7 (100.00%) Degree