Period
to 19 August 2017

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Digital Currency in permanent job vacancies. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Digital Currency over the 6 months to 19 August 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Digital Currency (Digital/Electronic Money)
UK
6 months to
19 Aug 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 1032 1236 1293
Rank change year-on-year +204 +57 +33
Permanent jobs citing Digital Currency 151 28 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.085% 0.014% 0.001%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.20% 0.034% 0.003%
Number of salaries quoted 92 27 3
UK median annual salary £68,750 £65,000 £25,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.77% +160.00% -52.38%
10th Percentile £47,625 £50,000 £22,700
90th Percentile £96,250 £83,500 £45,700
UK excluding London median annual salary £52,500 £65,000 £36,750
% change year-on-year -19.23% +76.87% -

Digital Currency is in the generic IT skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills.

Generic IT Skills
UK
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 75705 82161 89580
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 42.79% 41.66% 41.21%
Number of salaries quoted 57774 67209 71350
UK median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,500 £26,250
90th Percentile £82,500 £80,000 £77,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +6.25% -

Digital Currency
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing Digital Currency as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for Digital Currency in the UK

Digital Currency
Salary Trend

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

Salary trend for Digital Currency in the UK

Digital Currency
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Digital Currency over the 6 months to 19 August 2017.

Salary histogram for Digital Currency in the UK

Digital Currency
Top 4 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Digital Currency within the UK over the 6 months to 19 August 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
England +207 151 £68,750 +5.77% 1
London +127 114 £82,500 +24.53% 1
UK excluding London +99 37 £52,500 -19.23%
South East +96 37 £52,500 -19.23%

For the 6 months to 19 August 2017, IT jobs citing Digital Currency also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads with a requirement for Digital Currency.

1 120 (79.47%) Finance
2 92 (60.93%) Financial Institution
3 72 (47.68%) Software Engineering
4 69 (45.70%) Computer Science
5 62 (41.06%) Java
6 59 (39.07%) Blockchain
7 57 (37.75%) Fintech
8 54 (35.76%) Cryptocurrency
9 48 (31.79%) Bitcoin
10 45 (29.80%) Banking
11 43 (28.48%) Analytical Skills
12 42 (27.81%) Degree
13 35 (23.18%) Android
13 35 (23.18%) Apple iOS
14 33 (21.85%) J2EE
14 33 (21.85%) OOP
14 33 (21.85%) J2SE
15 30 (19.87%) CSS
15 30 (19.87%) Management Information System
16 28 (18.54%) HTML
16 28 (18.54%) JavaScript
16 28 (18.54%) EMV
17 27 (17.88%) Internet
17 27 (17.88%) Cryptography
18 25 (16.56%) Greenfield Project
19 23 (15.23%) Contactless
19 23 (15.23%) Wireless
19 23 (15.23%) Electronics
19 23 (15.23%) Telecoms
19 23 (15.23%) Hyperion

Digital Currency
Co-occurring IT Skills 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 4 (2.65%) Apache Spark
1 4 (2.65%) Ethereum
2 3 (1.99%) IBM HTTP Server
2 3 (1.99%) Oracle HTTP Server
2 3 (1.99%) WebSphere
3 2 (1.32%) SharePoint
4 1 (0.66%) Apache
Applications
1 23 (15.23%) Spreadsheet
2 12 (7.95%) Microsoft Office
3 1 (0.66%) Microsoft Excel
Cloud Services
1 6 (3.97%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (1.99%) Office 365
3 2 (1.32%) Amazon Kinesis
3 2 (1.32%) Cloud Computing
3 2 (1.32%) SaaS
4 1 (0.66%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 27 (17.88%) Internet
2 23 (15.23%) NFC
2 23 (15.23%) Wireless
3 21 (13.91%) HTTP
4 19 (12.58%) LAN
5 18 (11.92%) TCP/IP
6 7 (4.64%) Skype
6 7 (4.64%) Unified Communications
6 7 (4.64%) WAN
6 7 (4.64%) Wi-Fi
7 5 (3.31%) ATM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 59 (39.07%) Blockchain
2 16 (10.60%) Redis
3 11 (7.28%) Apache Cassandra
4 7 (4.64%) MongoDB
5 6 (3.97%) PostgreSQL
6 3 (1.99%) Amazon Redshift
6 3 (1.99%) DB2
7 2 (1.32%) Big Data
8 1 (0.66%) Amazon DynamoDB
8 1 (0.66%) Hadoop
8 1 (0.66%) HBase
8 1 (0.66%) Looker
Development Applications
1 16 (10.60%) Git (software)
1 16 (10.60%) Subversion
2 10 (6.62%) NUnit
2 10 (6.62%) TeamCity
3 7 (4.64%) Android Studio
3 7 (4.64%) Xcode
4 2 (1.32%) Appium
4 2 (1.32%) ClearQuest
4 2 (1.32%) HP UFT
4 2 (1.32%) Jenkins
4 2 (1.32%) JIRA
4 2 (1.32%) Maven
4 2 (1.32%) Selenium
4 2 (1.32%) WebDriver
General
1 120 (79.47%) Finance
2 92 (60.93%) Financial Institution
3 45 (29.80%) Banking
4 23 (15.23%) Electronics
4 23 (15.23%) Telecoms
5 13 (8.61%) Retail
5 13 (8.61%) Retail Banking
6 4 (2.65%) French Language
6 4 (2.65%) Spanish Language
7 3 (1.99%) German Language
7 3 (1.99%) Italian Language
7 3 (1.99%) Polish Language
7 3 (1.99%) Portuguese Language
7 3 (1.99%) Turkish Language
8 1 (0.66%) Games
8 1 (0.66%) Legal
Job Titles
1 58 (38.41%) Developer
2 41 (27.15%) Java Developer
3 23 (15.23%) Blockchain Developer
3 23 (15.23%) Consultant
3 23 (15.23%) EMV Consultant
3 23 (15.23%) Senior Consultant
4 18 (11.92%) Desktop Support
5 15 (9.93%) Support Engineer
6 14 (9.27%) .NET Developer
6 14 (9.27%) Software Engineer
7 13 (8.61%) Java Engineer
8 12 (7.95%) Desktop Engineer
8 12 (7.95%) Desktop Support Engineer
9 11 (7.28%) C# Developer
10 9 (5.96%) C# .NET Developer
10 9 (5.96%) Java Mobile Developer
10 9 (5.96%) Senior Developer
11 8 (5.30%) Analyst
12 7 (4.64%) QA Engineer
12 7 (4.64%) Senior .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 33 (21.85%) J2EE
1 33 (21.85%) J2SE
2 30 (19.87%) CSS
3 28 (18.54%) HTML
4 19 (12.58%) JSON
4 19 (12.58%) REST
5 18 (11.92%) OAuth
5 18 (11.92%) SAML
5 18 (11.92%) SOAP
5 18 (11.92%) XML
6 17 (11.26%) .NET
7 15 (9.93%) RESTful
8 14 (9.27%) Android SDK
8 14 (9.27%) iOS SDK
9 10 (6.62%) AngularJS
9 10 (6.62%) CSS3
9 10 (6.62%) Kafka
9 10 (6.62%) RabbitMQ
9 10 (6.62%) SignalR
9 10 (6.62%) WebSockets
Miscellaneous
1 69 (45.70%) Computer Science
2 57 (37.75%) Fintech
3 48 (31.79%) Bitcoin
4 43 (28.48%) Analytical Skills
5 30 (19.87%) Management Information System
6 28 (18.54%) EMV
7 25 (16.56%) Greenfield Project
8 23 (15.23%) Contactless
8 23 (15.23%) Digital TV
8 23 (15.23%) Mobile Payment
8 23 (15.23%) Smartcard
9 21 (13.91%) Virtual Team
10 20 (13.25%) Mobile App
11 17 (11.26%) Algorithms
12 16 (10.60%) Data Structures
13 8 (5.30%) User Experience
14 2 (1.32%) EFT
14 2 (1.32%) Tandem
14 2 (1.32%) Wiki
15 1 (0.66%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 35 (23.18%) Android
1 35 (23.18%) Apple iOS
2 19 (12.58%) Windows
3 16 (10.60%) Mac OS X
4 12 (7.95%) Windows 10
4 12 (7.95%) Windows 7
5 4 (2.65%) Linux
5 4 (2.65%) Unix
6 1 (0.66%) Gentoo
Processes & Methodologies
1 72 (47.68%) Software Engineering
2 54 (35.76%) Cryptocurrency
3 33 (21.85%) OOP
4 27 (17.88%) Cryptography
5 23 (15.23%) Integration Testing
5 23 (15.23%) Requirements Analysis
5 23 (15.23%) Systems Analysis
5 23 (15.23%) Technical Architecture
6 21 (13.91%) Product Management
7 20 (13.25%) E-Commerce
8 19 (12.58%) Agile Software Development
8 19 (12.58%) Programme Management
9 18 (11.92%) Test Automation
10 17 (11.26%) DevOps
10 17 (11.26%) Functional Programming
10 17 (11.26%) MVC
11 16 (10.60%) Unit Testing
12 15 (9.93%) System Testing
13 14 (9.27%) Multithreading
13 14 (9.27%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 62 (41.06%) Java
2 28 (18.54%) JavaScript
3 22 (14.57%) C++
4 18 (11.92%) C#
4 18 (11.92%) Haskell
5 17 (11.26%) Objective-C
6 16 (10.60%) C
7 15 (9.93%) Scala
8 14 (9.27%) Apple Swift
9 13 (8.61%) Erlang
9 13 (8.61%) Kotlin
10 7 (4.64%) F#
10 7 (4.64%) Python
10 7 (4.64%) Ruby
11 5 (3.31%) OCaml
12 4 (2.65%) Go
13 3 (1.99%) Bash Shell
13 3 (1.99%) Korn
13 3 (1.99%) Perl
13 3 (1.99%) sed
Qualifications
1 42 (27.81%) Degree
2 8 (5.30%) Computer Science Degree
3 2 (1.32%) CISA
3 2 (1.32%) PhD
4 1 (0.66%) Master's Degree
4 1 (0.66%) MBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (4.64%) QA
2 2 (1.32%) COSO
2 2 (1.32%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (0.66%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (2.65%) Docker
2 3 (1.99%) Tivoli Directory Server
3 1 (0.66%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 3 (1.99%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 23 (15.23%) Hyperion
2 12 (7.95%) Remedy
3 5 (3.31%) Apple
3 5 (3.31%) IBM
4 3 (1.99%) Ab Initio
4 3 (1.99%) Oracle
5 2 (1.32%) CA
6 1 (0.66%) CyberSource