Period
to 17 February 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 17 February 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
17 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 501 462 630
Rank change year-on-year -39 +168 -
Permanent jobs citing Digital Economy 56 101 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.18% 0.32% 0.034%
As % of the General category 0.54% 0.95% 0.093%
Number of salaries quoted 15 21 5
South East median annual salary £35,000 £50,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -30.00% +17.65% -
England median annual salary £58,000 £50,000 £60,000
% change year-on-year +16.00% -16.67% -

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 10,342 10,647 15,084
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 32.88% 33.84% 36.60%
Number of salaries quoted 8,113 8,202 11,924
South East median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,380 £26,500
90th Percentile £71,250 £71,250 £71,250
England median annual salary £52,500 £51,277 £50,000
% change year-on-year +2.39% +2.55% -

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 17 February 2018.

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 17 February 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 -30 56 £35,000 -30.00% 3
Berkshire -13 53 £35,000 -36.36% 1
Buckinghamshire - 3 £39,000 - 2
Digital Economy
England

For the 6 months to 17 February 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 51 (91.07%) Risk Management
1 51 (91.07%) Cyber Resilience
2 38 (67.86%) Degree
3 22 (39.29%) Agile Software Development
3 22 (39.29%) Linux
4 20 (35.71%) Java
4 20 (35.71%) Regression Testing
4 20 (35.71%) ISTQB
4 20 (35.71%) Computer Science
4 20 (35.71%) Test Management
4 20 (35.71%) Test Automation
4 20 (35.71%) Test Strategy
4 20 (35.71%) Computer Science Degree
4 20 (35.71%) Analytical Skills
5 17 (30.36%) Cisco
6 16 (28.57%) Shell Script
6 16 (28.57%) Client/Server
6 16 (28.57%) JMeter
6 16 (28.57%) User Stories
6 16 (28.57%) SoapUI
6 16 (28.57%) WebDriver
6 16 (28.57%) Open Source
6 16 (28.57%) Test Scripting
6 16 (28.57%) JIRA
6 16 (28.57%) Issue Tracking
7 15 (26.79%) Cisco ASA
8 13 (23.21%) CheckPoint
8 13 (23.21%) Palo Alto
9 12 (21.43%) SAP
10 10 (17.86%) Firewall

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 2 (3.57%) Smallworld
Applications
1 4 (7.14%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 8 (14.29%) SAP S/4HANA
2 2 (3.57%) Oracle EBS R12
2 2 (3.57%) Oracle Payables
2 2 (3.57%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
Cloud Services
1 4 (7.14%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 15 (26.79%) Cisco ASA
2 10 (17.86%) Firewall
3 4 (7.14%) Cisco PIX
3 4 (7.14%) DMVPN
3 4 (7.14%) FWSM
3 4 (7.14%) IPsec
3 4 (7.14%) SSL
3 4 (7.14%) VPN
4 2 (3.57%) TCP/IP
5 1 (1.79%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (14.29%) GIS
2 4 (7.14%) NoSQL
2 4 (7.14%) Relational Database
2 4 (7.14%) SAP HANA
Development Applications
1 16 (28.57%) JIRA
1 16 (28.57%) JMeter
1 16 (28.57%) SoapUI
1 16 (28.57%) WebDriver
2 4 (7.14%) LoadRunner
General
1 8 (14.29%) Finance
2 4 (7.14%) Legal
3 3 (5.36%) Telecoms
4 2 (3.57%) French Language
4 2 (3.57%) German Language
Job Titles
1 16 (28.57%) Software Tester
1 16 (28.57%) Tester
2 11 (19.64%) Cisco Engineer
3 8 (14.29%) Automation Tester
3 8 (14.29%) SAP Engineer
3 8 (14.29%) Systems Engineer
3 8 (14.29%) Web Automation Tester
3 8 (14.29%) Web Tester
4 4 (7.14%) Agile Test Manager
4 4 (7.14%) Java Engineer
4 4 (7.14%) NoSQL Engineer
4 4 (7.14%) Principal Engineer
4 4 (7.14%) QA Test Manager
4 4 (7.14%) QC Manager
4 4 (7.14%) SAP Manager
4 4 (7.14%) SAP Test Manager
4 4 (7.14%) Security Consultant
4 4 (7.14%) SIEM Consultant
4 4 (7.14%) Splunk Consultant
4 4 (7.14%) Technical Writer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (7.14%) J2EE
1 4 (7.14%) SAP Fiori
1 4 (7.14%) SAP PI
1 4 (7.14%) SAPUI5
Miscellaneous
1 20 (35.71%) Analytical Skills
1 20 (35.71%) Computer Science
2 16 (28.57%) Client/Server
3 4 (7.14%) Management Information System
3 4 (7.14%) Mobile App
4 2 (3.57%) Data Centre
4 2 (3.57%) Security Operations Centre
Operating Systems
1 22 (39.29%) Linux
2 2 (3.57%) Solaris
2 2 (3.57%) Unix
2 2 (3.57%) Windows
2 2 (3.57%) Windows 2000
2 2 (3.57%) Windows Server 2003
2 2 (3.57%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 51 (91.07%) Cyber Resilience
1 51 (91.07%) Risk Management
2 22 (39.29%) Agile Software Development
3 20 (35.71%) Regression Testing
3 20 (35.71%) Test Automation
3 20 (35.71%) Test Management
3 20 (35.71%) Test Strategy
4 16 (28.57%) Issue Tracking
4 16 (28.57%) Open Source
4 16 (28.57%) Test Scripting
4 16 (28.57%) User Stories
5 10 (17.86%) ITIL
6 8 (14.29%) ITSM
6 8 (14.29%) Strategic Planning
7 6 (10.71%) Security Operations
7 6 (10.71%) Service Delivery
8 5 (8.93%) Project Management
9 4 (7.14%) Information Security
9 4 (7.14%) Migration
9 4 (7.14%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 20 (35.71%) Java
2 16 (28.57%) Shell Script
3 4 (7.14%) Apex Code
3 4 (7.14%) SQL
Qualifications
1 38 (67.86%) Degree
2 20 (35.71%) Computer Science Degree
2 20 (35.71%) ISTQB
3 6 (10.71%) CISSP
4 4 (7.14%) CISM
4 4 (7.14%) Master's Degree
4 4 (7.14%) MBA
5 2 (3.57%) CISA
5 2 (3.57%) OSCP
5 2 (3.57%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (8.93%) QA
2 4 (7.14%) COBIT
2 4 (7.14%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 4 (7.14%) PCI DSS
3 2 (3.57%) Data Quality
System Software
1 4 (7.14%) SAP ITS
Systems Management
1 4 (7.14%) Nessus
1 4 (7.14%) Nmap
1 4 (7.14%) WebSphere Cast Iron
Vendors
1 17 (30.36%) Cisco
2 13 (23.21%) CheckPoint
2 13 (23.21%) Palo Alto
3 12 (21.43%) SAP
4 4 (7.14%) Ariba
4 4 (7.14%) Concur
4 4 (7.14%) Informatica
4 4 (7.14%) Jitterbit
4 4 (7.14%) Microsoft
4 4 (7.14%) NetWitness
4 4 (7.14%) Qualys
4 4 (7.14%) Salesforce.com
4 4 (7.14%) ServiceNow
4 4 (7.14%) Splunk
5 2 (3.57%) Blue Coat
5 2 (3.57%) Crossbeam
5 2 (3.57%) F5
5 2 (3.57%) Juniper
5 2 (3.57%) Oracle
5 2 (3.57%) Sourcefire