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

Digital Currency (Digital/Electronic Money)
UK
6 months to
12 Dec 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 1113 1189 1282
Rank change year-on-year +76 +93 +43
Permanent jobs citing Digital Currency 67 43 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.037% 0.023% 0.001%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.087% 0.056% 0.002%
Number of salaries quoted 50 43 1
UK median annual salary £52,500 £70,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -25.00% +55.56% -14.29%
10th Percentile £32,500 £62,500 £42,500
90th Percentile £98,375 £87,500 £47,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £52,500 £65,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year -19.23% +44.44% -25.00%

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 76774 76195 90027
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 42.80% 40.91% 42.08%
Number of salaries quoted 58253 62592 72452
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 £27,000
90th Percentile £82,500 £81,075 £80,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year - +2.41% +3.75%

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 12 December 2017.

Salary histogram for Digital Currency in the UK

Digital Currency
Top 5 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 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
England +36 67 £52,500 -25.00%
London +17 49 £55,000 -21.43%
UK excluding London +34 16 £52,500 -19.23%
South East +35 14 £52,500 -19.23%
East of England - 2 £35,000 -

For the 6 months to 12 December 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 50 (74.63%) Finance
2 32 (47.76%) Fintech
2 32 (47.76%) Blockchain
3 31 (46.27%) Software Engineering
3 31 (46.27%) Java
4 27 (40.30%) Cryptocurrency
5 23 (34.33%) Financial Institution
6 22 (32.84%) Bitcoin
7 21 (31.34%) SDLC
7 21 (31.34%) Degree
7 21 (31.34%) Computer Science
8 19 (28.36%) J2EE
9 17 (25.37%) OOP
9 17 (25.37%) J2SE
9 17 (25.37%) Greenfield Project
10 16 (23.88%) Analytical Skills
10 16 (23.88%) Amazon AWS
10 16 (23.88%) Web Services
11 15 (22.39%) Management Information System
12 14 (20.90%) Banking
12 14 (20.90%) Machine Learning
13 13 (19.40%) EMV
14 12 (17.91%) Cryptography
14 12 (17.91%) Creative Thinking
15 11 (16.42%) Identity Access Management
16 10 (14.93%) Ethereum
16 10 (14.93%) Agile Software Development
16 10 (14.93%) Telecoms
17 9 (13.43%) Electronics
17 9 (13.43%) Wireless

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 10 (14.93%) Ethereum
2 1 (1.49%) Apache Spark
2 1 (1.49%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 9 (13.43%) Spreadsheet
2 1 (1.49%) Microsoft Excel
Cloud Services
1 16 (23.88%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (4.48%) Cloud Computing
3 2 (2.99%) SaaS
4 1 (1.49%) Amazon Kinesis
4 1 (1.49%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 9 (13.43%) Internet
1 9 (13.43%) NFC
1 9 (13.43%) Wireless
2 4 (5.97%) ATM
3 3 (4.48%) Firewall
3 3 (4.48%) HTTP
3 3 (4.48%) Network Security
3 3 (4.48%) TCP/IP
4 2 (2.99%) LDAP
5 1 (1.49%) Cisco ISE
Database & Business Intelligence
1 32 (47.76%) Blockchain
2 7 (10.45%) PostgreSQL
2 7 (10.45%) Redis
3 6 (8.96%) MongoDB
4 1 (1.49%) Amazon Redshift
4 1 (1.49%) Apache Cassandra
4 1 (1.49%) Hadoop
4 1 (1.49%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 4 (5.97%) Git (software)
2 3 (4.48%) Subversion
3 1 (1.49%) Android Studio
3 1 (1.49%) NUnit
3 1 (1.49%) TeamCity
3 1 (1.49%) Xcode
General
1 50 (74.63%) Finance
2 23 (34.33%) Financial Institution
3 14 (20.90%) Banking
4 10 (14.93%) Telecoms
5 9 (13.43%) Electronics
5 9 (13.43%) Retail Banking
6 3 (4.48%) French Language
6 3 (4.48%) Spanish Language
7 2 (2.99%) Games
7 2 (2.99%) German Language
7 2 (2.99%) Italian Language
7 2 (2.99%) Polish Language
7 2 (2.99%) Portuguese Language
7 2 (2.99%) Turkish Language
8 1 (1.49%) Advertising
8 1 (1.49%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 24 (35.82%) Developer
2 16 (23.88%) Blockchain Developer
2 16 (23.88%) Java Developer
3 9 (13.43%) Consultant
3 9 (13.43%) EMV Consultant
3 9 (13.43%) Senior Consultant
4 8 (11.94%) Software Engineer
5 7 (10.45%) Blockchain Engineer
5 7 (10.45%) Graduate
6 6 (8.96%) .NET Developer
7 5 (7.46%) C# .NET Developer
7 5 (7.46%) C# Developer
7 5 (7.46%) Graduate Developer
7 5 (7.46%) Graduate Java Developer
7 5 (7.46%) Ruby Engineer
8 4 (5.97%) Analyst
8 4 (5.97%) QA Engineer
9 3 (4.48%) Network Engineer
9 3 (4.48%) Network Security Engineer
9 3 (4.48%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (28.36%) J2EE
2 17 (25.37%) J2SE
3 16 (23.88%) Web Services
4 8 (11.94%) .NET
5 6 (8.96%) HTML
5 6 (8.96%) Node.js
5 6 (8.96%) REST
6 5 (7.46%) CSS
6 5 (7.46%) SOAP
6 5 (7.46%) XML
7 4 (5.97%) JSON
8 3 (4.48%) OAuth
8 3 (4.48%) Ruby on Rails
8 3 (4.48%) SAML
9 2 (2.99%) ASP.NET MVC
9 2 (2.99%) iOS SDK
9 2 (2.99%) Kafka
9 2 (2.99%) RESTful
9 2 (2.99%) SailPoint
9 2 (2.99%) SPML
Miscellaneous
1 32 (47.76%) Fintech
2 22 (32.84%) Bitcoin
3 21 (31.34%) Computer Science
4 17 (25.37%) Greenfield Project
5 16 (23.88%) Analytical Skills
6 15 (22.39%) Management Information System
7 13 (19.40%) EMV
8 9 (13.43%) Contactless
8 9 (13.43%) Digital TV
8 9 (13.43%) Mobile Payment
8 9 (13.43%) Smartcard
9 4 (5.97%) Client/Server
10 3 (4.48%) Algorithms
10 3 (4.48%) Data Structures
10 3 (4.48%) Virtual Team
11 2 (2.99%) CMDB
11 2 (2.99%) Mobile App
11 2 (2.99%) User Experience
12 1 (1.49%) Blog
12 1 (1.49%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 9 (13.43%) Android
1 9 (13.43%) Apple iOS
2 3 (4.48%) Linux
2 3 (4.48%) Unix
3 2 (2.99%) AIX
3 2 (2.99%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (46.27%) Software Engineering
2 27 (40.30%) Cryptocurrency
3 21 (31.34%) SDLC
4 17 (25.37%) OOP
5 14 (20.90%) Machine Learning
6 12 (17.91%) Creative Thinking
6 12 (17.91%) Cryptography
7 11 (16.42%) Identity Access Management
8 10 (14.93%) Agile Software Development
9 9 (13.43%) Integration Testing
9 9 (13.43%) Requirements Analysis
9 9 (13.43%) Systems Analysis
9 9 (13.43%) Technical Architecture
10 7 (10.45%) Functional Programming
11 6 (8.96%) Android Development
11 6 (8.96%) iOS Development
11 6 (8.96%) Unit Testing
12 5 (7.46%) Continuous Integration
12 5 (7.46%) Mobile Development
12 5 (7.46%) Multithreading
Programming Languages
1 31 (46.27%) Java
2 8 (11.94%) C#
3 7 (10.45%) Apple Swift
4 6 (8.96%) F#
4 6 (8.96%) Haskell
4 6 (8.96%) Ruby
5 5 (7.46%) Erlang
5 5 (7.46%) JavaScript
5 5 (7.46%) Python
6 4 (5.97%) C++
6 4 (5.97%) OCaml
7 3 (4.48%) C
7 3 (4.48%) Go
7 3 (4.48%) Objective-C
8 2 (2.99%) Kotlin
8 2 (2.99%) SQL
9 1 (1.49%) Clojure
9 1 (1.49%) Scala
Qualifications
1 21 (31.34%) Degree
2 3 (4.48%) CISSP
3 1 (1.49%) CISA
3 1 (1.49%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (1.49%) MBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (11.94%) QA
2 1 (1.49%) COSO
2 1 (1.49%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 1 (1.49%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (1.49%) Docker
1 1 (1.49%) Snort
Systems Management
1 2 (2.99%) Oracle Identity Management
2 1 (1.49%) Ansible
2 1 (1.49%) Suricata
Vendors
1 9 (13.43%) Hyperion
2 3 (4.48%) CA
3 2 (2.99%) Oracle
3 2 (2.99%) Tufin
4 1 (1.49%) Apple
4 1 (1.49%) Cisco
4 1 (1.49%) CyberSource
4 1 (1.49%) Imperva
4 1 (1.49%) Palo Alto
4 1 (1.49%) Riverbed
4 1 (1.49%) Sun