Period
to 20 April 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 20 April 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
20 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 521 443 636
Rank change year-on-year -78 +193 -
Permanent jobs citing Digital Economy 25 110 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.079% 0.36% 0.023%
As % of the General category 0.24% 1.10% 0.062%
Number of salaries quoted 13 22 9
South East median annual salary £35,691 £52,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -32.02% +50.00% -
10th Percentile £32,058 £47,500 £32,500
90th Percentile £39,500 £87,000 £53,750
England median annual salary £45,706 £50,000 £62,500
% change year-on-year -8.59% -20.00% -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 10,460 10,009 14,508
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 33.01% 33.02% 37.09%
Number of salaries quoted 8,191 7,713 11,554
South East median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
10th Percentile £28,250 £27,000 £26,500
90th Percentile £72,500 £69,900 £72,500
England median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £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 20 April 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 20 April 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 -81 25 £35,691 -28.62%
Buckinghamshire - 13 £35,691 -
Berkshire -79 12 - -
Digital Economy
England

For the 6 months to 20 April 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 17 (68.00%) Degree
1 17 (68.00%) Computer Science
2 11 (44.00%) Analytics
3 10 (40.00%) Cybersecurity
3 10 (40.00%) Cyber Resilience
3 10 (40.00%) Distributed Ledger
3 10 (40.00%) Data Science
3 10 (40.00%) Inversion of Control
3 10 (40.00%) Mathematics
3 10 (40.00%) Data Analytics
3 10 (40.00%) Risk Management
4 9 (36.00%) Agile Software Development
5 7 (28.00%) JIRA
5 7 (28.00%) ISTQB
5 7 (28.00%) Test Management
5 7 (28.00%) Test Scripting
5 7 (28.00%) JMeter
5 7 (28.00%) Regression Testing
5 7 (28.00%) Java
5 7 (28.00%) Linux
5 7 (28.00%) Client/Server
5 7 (28.00%) Shell Script
5 7 (28.00%) SoapUI
5 7 (28.00%) Test Strategy
5 7 (28.00%) Test Automation
5 7 (28.00%) WebDriver
5 7 (28.00%) Open Source
5 7 (28.00%) Issue Tracking
5 7 (28.00%) User Stories
5 7 (28.00%) Analytical Skills

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 (8.00%) Smallworld
Business Applications
1 10 (40.00%) Distributed Ledger
2 2 (8.00%) Oracle EBS R12
2 2 (8.00%) Oracle Payables
2 2 (8.00%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
Communications & Networking
1 5 (20.00%) Internet
2 3 (12.00%) Cisco ASA
3 1 (4.00%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (20.00%) Blockchain
Development Applications
1 7 (28.00%) JIRA
1 7 (28.00%) JMeter
1 7 (28.00%) SoapUI
1 7 (28.00%) WebDriver
General
1 4 (16.00%) Finance
2 3 (12.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 7 (28.00%) Automation Tester
1 7 (28.00%) Software Tester
1 7 (28.00%) Tester
1 7 (28.00%) Web Automation Tester
1 7 (28.00%) Web Tester
2 5 (20.00%) Administrator
2 5 (20.00%) Network Administrator
2 5 (20.00%) Systems Administrator
3 3 (12.00%) Cisco Engineer
4 2 (8.00%) Team Leader
5 1 (4.00%) Implementation Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 17 (68.00%) Computer Science
2 7 (28.00%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (28.00%) Client/Server
3 5 (20.00%) Algorithms
3 5 (20.00%) Linked Data
3 5 (20.00%) VLE
4 2 (8.00%) Data Centre
5 1 (4.00%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 7 (28.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (44.00%) Analytics
2 10 (40.00%) Cyber Resilience
2 10 (40.00%) Cybersecurity
2 10 (40.00%) Data Analytics
2 10 (40.00%) Data Science
2 10 (40.00%) Inversion of Control
2 10 (40.00%) Mathematics
2 10 (40.00%) Risk Management
3 9 (36.00%) Agile Software Development
4 7 (28.00%) Issue Tracking
4 7 (28.00%) Open Source
4 7 (28.00%) Regression Testing
4 7 (28.00%) Test Automation
4 7 (28.00%) Test Management
4 7 (28.00%) Test Scripting
4 7 (28.00%) Test Strategy
4 7 (28.00%) User Stories
5 5 (20.00%) Machine Learning
5 5 (20.00%) Predictive Modelling
6 2 (8.00%) Process Improvement
Programming Languages
1 7 (28.00%) Java
1 7 (28.00%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 17 (68.00%) Degree
2 7 (28.00%) Computer Science Degree
2 7 (28.00%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (8.00%) Data Quality
2 1 (4.00%) QA
Vendors
1 3 (12.00%) CheckPoint
1 3 (12.00%) Cisco
1 3 (12.00%) Palo Alto
2 2 (8.00%) Oracle