Period
to 21 May 2019

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 21 May 2019 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Digital Currency (Digital/Electronic Money)
UK
6 months to
21 May 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 1091 1147 1056
Rank change year-on-year +56 -91 +227
Permanent jobs citing Digital Currency 7 59 119
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.005% 0.034% 0.070%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.012% 0.085% 0.18%
Number of salaries quoted 7 56 84
UK median annual salary £110,000 £40,000 £80,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +175.00% -50.00% +45.45%
10th Percentile £59,250 £31,875 £48,750
90th Percentile £122,000 £90,000 £97,500
UK excluding London median annual salary - £61,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year - +16.19% -4.55%

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

All Generic IT Skills
UK
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 59,976 69,474 67,793
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 41.60% 40.45% 40.15%
Number of salaries quoted 45,326 54,021 54,419
UK median annual salary £53,400 £50,000 £48,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.80% +3.09% -3.00%
10th Percentile £30,000 £28,750 £27,500
90th Percentile £88,594 £85,000 £81,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,000
% change year-on-year - +7.14% -1.18%

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 21 May 2019.

Salary histogram for Digital Currency in the UK

Digital Currency
Top 2 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 21 May 2019. 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 +42 7 £110,000 +175.00% 2
London +47 6 £110,000 +175.00% 2

For the 6 months to 21 May 2019, IT jobs citing Digital Currency 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 with a requirement for Digital Currency.

1 7 (100.00%) Blockchain
2 6 (85.71%) Java
3 5 (71.43%) Python
3 5 (71.43%) Banking
3 5 (71.43%) Fintech
4 4 (57.14%) Microservices
5 3 (42.86%) C#
5 3 (42.86%) Advertising
5 3 (42.86%) Amazon AWS
5 3 (42.86%) SDLC
6 2 (28.57%) Cryptocurrency
6 2 (28.57%) TDD
6 2 (28.57%) Finance
7 1 (14.29%) J2SE
7 1 (14.29%) SQL
7 1 (14.29%) J2EE
7 1 (14.29%) Web Services
7 1 (14.29%) OOP
7 1 (14.29%) Software Engineering
7 1 (14.29%) Ruby
7 1 (14.29%) Ruby on Rails
7 1 (14.29%) QA
7 1 (14.29%) Selenium
7 1 (14.29%) Git (software)
7 1 (14.29%) Test Automation
7 1 (14.29%) Bitcoin
7 1 (14.29%) Sidekiq
7 1 (14.29%) Games
7 1 (14.29%) PostgreSQL
7 1 (14.29%) Scrum

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 1 (14.29%) Elasticsearch
1 1 (14.29%) Ethereum
Cloud Services
1 3 (42.86%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (14.29%) GitHub
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (100.00%) Blockchain
2 1 (14.29%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (14.29%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (14.29%) Cucumber
1 1 (14.29%) Git (software)
1 1 (14.29%) Selenium
General
1 5 (71.43%) Banking
2 3 (42.86%) Advertising
3 2 (28.57%) Finance
4 1 (14.29%) Games
Job Titles
1 4 (57.14%) Chief Technology Officer
2 2 (28.57%) Blockchain Developer
2 2 (28.57%) Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Applications Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Java Applications Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Java Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Ruby Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Test Automation Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (14.29%) J2EE
1 1 (14.29%) J2SE
1 1 (14.29%) Ruby on Rails
1 1 (14.29%) Sidekiq
1 1 (14.29%) Smart Contracts
1 1 (14.29%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 5 (71.43%) Fintech
2 1 (14.29%) Bitcoin
2 1 (14.29%) Greenfield Project
2 1 (14.29%) Mobile App
2 1 (14.29%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (57.14%) Microservices
2 3 (42.86%) SDLC
3 2 (28.57%) Cryptocurrency
3 2 (28.57%) TDD
4 1 (14.29%) BDD
4 1 (14.29%) Mentoring
4 1 (14.29%) OOP
4 1 (14.29%) Scrum
4 1 (14.29%) Software Engineering
4 1 (14.29%) Test Automation
4 1 (14.29%) Test Strategy
4 1 (14.29%) Thought Leadership
Programming Languages
1 6 (85.71%) Java
2 5 (71.43%) Python
3 3 (42.86%) C#
4 1 (14.29%) Kotlin
4 1 (14.29%) Ruby
4 1 (14.29%) Solidity
4 1 (14.29%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (14.29%) QA
System Software
1 1 (14.29%) Virtual Machines