Period
to 12 December 2017

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 12 December 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Digital Economy (Web Economy, New Economy)
England > South East
6 months to
12 Dec 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 462 509 629
Rank change year-on-year +47 +120 +29
Permanent jobs citing Digital Economy 87 75 27
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.28% 0.22% 0.064%
As % of the General category 0.82% 0.63% 0.18%
Number of salaries quoted 21 24 8
South East median annual salary £35,000 £52,500 £39,250
Median salary % change year-on-year -33.33% +33.76% +4.67%
England median annual salary £58,000 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +16.00% - -13.04%

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 10620 11928 15244
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 34.09% 34.87% 36.22%
Number of salaries quoted 8192 9400 11862
South East median annual salary £45,000 £45,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -1.10% +1.11% -
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,500 £26,250
90th Percentile £71,250 £71,250 £70,000
England median annual salary £52,500 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year - +5.00% -

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
Salary Histogram in the South East

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Digital Economy in the South East over the 6 months to 12 December 2017.

Salary histogram 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 12 December 2017. 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 +39 87 £35,000 -30.00%
Berkshire +74 84 £35,000 -39.13%
Buckinghamshire - 3 - -
Digital Economy
England

For the 6 months to 12 December 2017, IT jobs citing Digital Economy also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the South East region with a requirement for Digital Economy.

1 83 (95.40%) Risk Management
2 48 (55.17%) Degree
3 46 (52.87%) Linux
4 40 (45.98%) Cisco
5 35 (40.23%) CheckPoint
5 35 (40.23%) Palo Alto
6 33 (37.93%) ITIL
6 33 (37.93%) Firewall
7 26 (29.89%) Agile Software Development
8 25 (28.74%) ISTQB
8 25 (28.74%) Computer Science
8 25 (28.74%) Test Management
8 25 (28.74%) Test Automation
8 25 (28.74%) Test Strategy
8 25 (28.74%) Regression Testing
8 25 (28.74%) Java
8 25 (28.74%) Analytical Skills
8 25 (28.74%) Computer Science Degree
9 21 (24.14%) Issue Tracking
9 21 (24.14%) User Stories
9 21 (24.14%) Client/Server
9 21 (24.14%) Shell Script
9 21 (24.14%) JMeter
9 21 (24.14%) WebDriver
9 21 (24.14%) Open Source
9 21 (24.14%) Test Scripting
9 21 (24.14%) JIRA
10 20 (22.99%) German Language
10 20 (22.99%) Crossbeam
10 20 (22.99%) Blue Coat

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:

Applications
1 8 (9.20%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 8 (9.20%) SAP S/4HANA
2 1 (1.15%) Oracle EBS R12
2 1 (1.15%) Oracle Payables
2 1 (1.15%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
Cloud Services
1 4 (4.60%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 33 (37.93%) Firewall
2 20 (22.99%) Cisco ASA
2 20 (22.99%) TCP/IP
3 5 (5.75%) Cisco PIX
3 5 (5.75%) DMVPN
3 5 (5.75%) FWSM
3 5 (5.75%) IPsec
3 5 (5.75%) SSL
3 5 (5.75%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (9.20%) GIS
2 4 (4.60%) NoSQL
2 4 (4.60%) Relational Database
2 4 (4.60%) SAP HANA
Development Applications
1 21 (24.14%) JIRA
1 21 (24.14%) JMeter
1 21 (24.14%) WebDriver
2 20 (22.99%) SoapUI
3 4 (4.60%) LoadRunner
General
1 20 (22.99%) German Language
2 12 (13.79%) French Language
3 6 (6.90%) Finance
4 5 (5.75%) Legal
5 3 (3.45%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 21 (24.14%) Software Tester
1 21 (24.14%) Tester
2 15 (17.24%) Cisco Engineer
3 12 (13.79%) Analyst
3 12 (13.79%) Blue Coat Analyst
3 12 (13.79%) Firewall Analyst
3 12 (13.79%) Security Analyst
4 8 (9.20%) Linux Engineer
4 8 (9.20%) SAP Engineer
4 8 (9.20%) Security Engineer
4 8 (9.20%) Senior Technical Writer
4 8 (9.20%) Systems Engineer
4 8 (9.20%) Technical Writer
5 5 (5.75%) Consultant
5 5 (5.75%) Security Consultant
5 5 (5.75%) Senior Consultant
5 5 (5.75%) Senior Security Consultant
5 5 (5.75%) SIEM Consultant
5 5 (5.75%) Splunk Consultant
6 4 (4.60%) NoSQL Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (4.60%) J2EE
1 4 (4.60%) SAP Fiori
1 4 (4.60%) SAP PI
1 4 (4.60%) SAPUI5
Miscellaneous
1 25 (28.74%) Analytical Skills
1 25 (28.74%) Computer Science
2 21 (24.14%) Client/Server
3 8 (9.20%) Management Information System
4 4 (4.60%) Mobile App
5 2 (2.30%) Security Operations Centre
6 1 (1.15%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 46 (52.87%) Linux
2 20 (22.99%) Solaris
2 20 (22.99%) Unix
2 20 (22.99%) Windows
2 20 (22.99%) Windows 2000
2 20 (22.99%) Windows Server 2003
2 20 (22.99%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 83 (95.40%) Risk Management
2 33 (37.93%) ITIL
3 26 (29.89%) Agile Software Development
4 25 (28.74%) Regression Testing
4 25 (28.74%) Test Automation
4 25 (28.74%) Test Management
4 25 (28.74%) Test Strategy
5 21 (24.14%) Issue Tracking
5 21 (24.14%) Open Source
5 21 (24.14%) Test Scripting
5 21 (24.14%) User Stories
6 10 (11.49%) Security Operations
7 8 (9.20%) Information Architecture
7 8 (9.20%) ITSM
7 8 (9.20%) Knowledge Management
7 8 (9.20%) Lean Six Sigma
7 8 (9.20%) Product Management
7 8 (9.20%) Service Delivery
7 8 (9.20%) Six Sigma
7 8 (9.20%) Strategic Planning
Programming Languages
1 25 (28.74%) Java
2 21 (24.14%) Shell Script
3 4 (4.60%) Apex Code
3 4 (4.60%) SQL
4 1 (1.15%) Perl
Qualifications
1 48 (55.17%) Degree
2 25 (28.74%) Computer Science Degree
2 25 (28.74%) ISTQB
3 7 (8.05%) CISSP
4 5 (5.75%) CISM
5 4 (4.60%) Master's Degree
5 4 (4.60%) MBA
6 2 (2.30%) CISA
6 2 (2.30%) OSCP
6 2 (2.30%) SANS
7 1 (1.15%) Network+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (9.20%) COBIT
1 8 (9.20%) SLA
2 5 (5.75%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 5 (5.75%) PCI DSS
3 4 (4.60%) QA
System Software
1 4 (4.60%) SAP ITS
Systems Management
1 5 (5.75%) Nessus
1 5 (5.75%) Nmap
2 4 (4.60%) WebSphere Cast Iron
Vendors
1 40 (45.98%) Cisco
2 35 (40.23%) CheckPoint
2 35 (40.23%) Palo Alto
3 20 (22.99%) Blue Coat
3 20 (22.99%) Crossbeam
3 20 (22.99%) F5
3 20 (22.99%) Juniper
3 20 (22.99%) Sourcefire
4 12 (13.79%) SAP
5 8 (9.20%) Microsoft
6 5 (5.75%) NetWitness
6 5 (5.75%) Qualys
6 5 (5.75%) Splunk
7 4 (4.60%) Ariba
7 4 (4.60%) Concur
7 4 (4.60%) Informatica
7 4 (4.60%) Jitterbit
7 4 (4.60%) Salesforce.com
7 4 (4.60%) ServiceNow
8 1 (1.15%) Oracle