Period
to 25 February 2018

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 25 February 2018 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Digital Currency (Digital/Electronic Money)
UK
6 months to
25 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 1139 1117 1296
Rank change year-on-year -22 +179 +17
Permanent jobs citing Digital Currency 42 57 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.024% 0.033% 0.002%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.058% 0.080% 0.004%
Number of salaries quoted 33 57 3
UK median annual salary £40,000 £70,000 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -42.86% +16.67% +14.29%
10th Percentile £31,500 £48,750 £45,500
90th Percentile £115,250 £97,500 £78,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £35,000 £65,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year -46.15% +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 72,519 70,968 89,246
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 41.65% 40.67% 42.35%
Number of salaries quoted 57,272 57,979 71,678
UK median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £48,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +4.17% +6.67%
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,500 £27,500
90th Percentile £82,500 £81,250 £80,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £43,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +1.18% - +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 25 February 2018.

Salary histogram for Digital Currency in the UK

Digital Currency
Top 7 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 25 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
England +2 42 £40,000 -42.86% 4
London -23 32 £40,000 -44.44% 3
UK excluding London +2 8 £35,000 -46.15% 1
South East +2 5 £35,000 -46.15%
East of England - 2 £35,000 -
East Midlands - 1 £50,000 - 1
Midlands - 1 £50,000 - 1

For the 6 months to 25 February 2018, 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 36 (85.71%) Finance
2 22 (52.38%) Software Engineering
2 22 (52.38%) Fintech
2 22 (52.38%) Blockchain
3 21 (50.00%) Java
4 20 (47.62%) Bitcoin
5 18 (42.86%) SDLC
6 17 (40.48%) Cryptocurrency
7 16 (38.10%) Machine Learning
7 16 (38.10%) J2EE
8 14 (33.33%) Web Services
8 14 (33.33%) OOP
8 14 (33.33%) J2SE
8 14 (33.33%) Amazon AWS
8 14 (33.33%) Greenfield Project
9 13 (30.95%) Ethereum
10 12 (28.57%) Ripple
11 10 (23.81%) Financial Institution
11 10 (23.81%) Analytical Skills
11 10 (23.81%) Ripple XRP
12 8 (19.05%) Management Information System
12 8 (19.05%) Agile Software Development
13 6 (14.29%) Analytical Thinking
14 5 (11.90%) Redis
14 5 (11.90%) Data Science
14 5 (11.90%) Degree
14 5 (11.90%) Continuous Integration
14 5 (11.90%) Multithreading
14 5 (11.90%) PostgreSQL
14 5 (11.90%) Unix

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 13 (30.95%) Ethereum
2 1 (2.38%) Apache Spark
2 1 (2.38%) Elasticsearch
Business Applications
1 12 (28.57%) Ripple
2 10 (23.81%) Ripple XRP
Cloud Services
1 14 (33.33%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (9.52%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (2.38%) GitHub
3 1 (2.38%) IaaS
3 1 (2.38%) OpenShift
3 1 (2.38%) PaaS
3 1 (2.38%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (9.52%) Firewall
1 4 (9.52%) Network Security
2 2 (4.76%) Cisco ISE
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (52.38%) Blockchain
2 5 (11.90%) PostgreSQL
2 5 (11.90%) Redis
3 4 (9.52%) MongoDB
4 2 (4.76%) Apache Cassandra
4 2 (4.76%) Big Data
4 2 (4.76%) Hadoop
5 1 (2.38%) NoSQL
5 1 (2.38%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 2 (4.76%) TeamCity
2 1 (2.38%) Git (software)
2 1 (2.38%) Jenkins
2 1 (2.38%) NUnit
2 1 (2.38%) Travis CI
General
1 36 (85.71%) Finance
2 10 (23.81%) Financial Institution
3 4 (9.52%) Banking
3 4 (9.52%) French Language
3 4 (9.52%) German Language
3 4 (9.52%) Italian Language
3 4 (9.52%) Polish Language
3 4 (9.52%) Portuguese Language
3 4 (9.52%) Spanish Language
3 4 (9.52%) Turkish Language
4 1 (2.38%) Automotive
4 1 (2.38%) Games
4 1 (2.38%) Pharmaceutical
4 1 (2.38%) Swedish Language
Job Titles
1 15 (35.71%) Developer
2 12 (28.57%) Blockchain Developer
3 11 (26.19%) Graduate
3 11 (26.19%) Java Developer
4 8 (19.05%) Graduate Developer
4 8 (19.05%) Graduate Java Developer
5 6 (14.29%) Blockchain Engineer
6 4 (9.52%) 1st Line Support
6 4 (9.52%) 1st Line Support Analyst
6 4 (9.52%) Analyst
6 4 (9.52%) Network Engineer
6 4 (9.52%) Network Security Engineer
6 4 (9.52%) Security Engineer
6 4 (9.52%) Software Engineer
6 4 (9.52%) Support Analyst
7 3 (7.14%) Ethereum Developer
7 3 (7.14%) Graduate Software Engineer
7 3 (7.14%) Software Test Engineer
7 3 (7.14%) Test Engineer
8 2 (4.76%) C# .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (38.10%) J2EE
2 14 (33.33%) J2SE
2 14 (33.33%) Web Services
3 4 (9.52%) Node.js
4 3 (7.14%) HTML
5 2 (4.76%) .NET
5 2 (4.76%) ASP.NET
5 2 (4.76%) ASP.NET MVC
5 2 (4.76%) CSS
5 2 (4.76%) Kafka
5 2 (4.76%) LDAP
5 2 (4.76%) REST
5 2 (4.76%) Ruby on Rails
5 2 (4.76%) SailPoint
5 2 (4.76%) SOAP
5 2 (4.76%) SPML
5 2 (4.76%) XML
6 1 (2.38%) AngularJS
6 1 (2.38%) jQuery
6 1 (2.38%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 22 (52.38%) Fintech
2 20 (47.62%) Bitcoin
3 14 (33.33%) Greenfield Project
4 10 (23.81%) Analytical Skills
5 8 (19.05%) Management Information System
6 4 (9.52%) Client/Server
7 2 (4.76%) CMDB
7 2 (4.76%) Computer Science
7 2 (4.76%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
8 1 (2.38%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 1 (2.38%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 5 (11.90%) Unix
2 4 (9.52%) Android
2 4 (9.52%) Apple iOS
2 4 (9.52%) Linux
3 2 (4.76%) AIX
3 2 (4.76%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (52.38%) Software Engineering
2 18 (42.86%) SDLC
3 17 (40.48%) Cryptocurrency
4 16 (38.10%) Machine Learning
5 14 (33.33%) OOP
6 8 (19.05%) Agile Software Development
7 6 (14.29%) Analytical Thinking
8 5 (11.90%) Continuous Integration
8 5 (11.90%) Data Science
8 5 (11.90%) Multithreading
9 4 (9.52%) Android Development
9 4 (9.52%) Creative Thinking
9 4 (9.52%) Cryptography
9 4 (9.52%) Cybersecurity
9 4 (9.52%) Data Privacy
9 4 (9.52%) High Availability
9 4 (9.52%) Mobile Development
9 4 (9.52%) OO
9 4 (9.52%) Waterfall
9 4 (9.52%) Workload Management
Programming Languages
1 21 (50.00%) Java
2 5 (11.90%) SQL
3 4 (9.52%) Apple Swift
4 3 (7.14%) C#
4 3 (7.14%) Python
4 3 (7.14%) Ruby
5 2 (4.76%) Go
5 2 (4.76%) JavaScript
6 1 (2.38%) C++
6 1 (2.38%) Erlang
6 1 (2.38%) F#
6 1 (2.38%) Haskell
Qualifications
1 5 (11.90%) Degree
2 4 (9.52%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (9.52%) QA
2 3 (7.14%) SLA
3 1 (2.38%) GDPR
3 1 (2.38%) PSD2
System Software
1 2 (4.76%) Snort
Systems Management
1 3 (7.14%) Ansible
2 2 (4.76%) Oracle Identity Management
2 2 (4.76%) Single Sign-On
2 2 (4.76%) Suricata
3 1 (2.38%) Kubernetes
3 1 (2.38%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (2.38%) Puppet
Vendors
1 2 (4.76%) CA
1 2 (4.76%) Cisco
1 2 (4.76%) Imperva
1 2 (4.76%) Oracle
1 2 (4.76%) Palo Alto
1 2 (4.76%) Riverbed
1 2 (4.76%) Sun
1 2 (4.76%) Tufin
2 1 (2.38%) CyberSource
2 1 (2.38%) Red Hat
2 1 (2.38%) Tableau