Period
to 21 October 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 21 October 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Digital Currency (Digital/Electronic Money)
UK
6 months to
21 Oct 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 1051 1195 1301
Rank change year-on-year +144 +106 +37
Permanent jobs citing Digital Currency 127 27 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.073% 0.014% 0.000%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.17% 0.034% 0.001%
Number of salaries quoted 76 26 0
UK median annual salary £67,500 £70,000 -
Median salary % change year-on-year -3.57% - -
UK excluding London median annual salary £52,500 £65,000 -
% change year-on-year -19.23% - -

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 75301 78287 91139
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 43.26% 40.97% 41.60%
Number of salaries quoted 56522 64209 72964
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 £26,750
90th Percentile £82,500 £80,000 £78,750
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 21 October 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 21 October 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 +159 127 £67,500 -3.57% 1
London +113 97 £82,500 +1.54% 1
UK excluding London +61 29 £52,500 -19.23%
South East +70 27 £52,500 -19.23%
East of England - 2 £35,000 -

For the 6 months to 21 October 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 97 (76.38%) Finance
2 66 (51.97%) Financial Institution
3 56 (44.09%) Software Engineering
4 54 (42.52%) Java
5 49 (38.58%) Computer Science
6 48 (37.80%) Blockchain
7 47 (37.01%) Fintech
8 41 (32.28%) Cryptocurrency
9 38 (29.92%) Analytical Skills
10 35 (27.56%) Bitcoin
10 35 (27.56%) Degree
11 33 (25.98%) Banking
12 29 (22.83%) Android
12 29 (22.83%) Apple iOS
13 25 (19.69%) Management Information System
13 25 (19.69%) J2EE
14 23 (18.11%) OOP
14 23 (18.11%) J2SE
15 21 (16.54%) EMV
15 21 (16.54%) Cryptography
16 20 (15.75%) Internet
16 20 (15.75%) Greenfield Project
16 20 (15.75%) SDLC
17 19 (14.96%) HTML
17 19 (14.96%) Agile Software Development
18 18 (14.17%) JavaScript
18 18 (14.17%) CSS
18 18 (14.17%) Creative Thinking
19 17 (13.39%) Telecoms
20 16 (12.60%) 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 4 (3.15%) Apache Spark
1 4 (3.15%) Ethereum
2 2 (1.57%) IBM HTTP Server
2 2 (1.57%) Oracle HTTP Server
2 2 (1.57%) SharePoint
2 2 (1.57%) WebSphere
3 1 (0.79%) Apache
Applications
1 16 (12.60%) Spreadsheet
2 6 (4.72%) Microsoft Office
3 1 (0.79%) Microsoft Excel
Cloud Services
1 10 (7.87%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (3.15%) Cloud Computing
3 3 (2.36%) Office 365
4 2 (1.57%) Amazon Kinesis
4 2 (1.57%) SaaS
5 1 (0.79%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 20 (15.75%) Internet
2 16 (12.60%) NFC
2 16 (12.60%) Wireless
3 14 (11.02%) HTTP
4 12 (9.45%) TCP/IP
5 11 (8.66%) LAN
6 5 (3.94%) ATM
6 5 (3.94%) Skype
6 5 (3.94%) Unified Communications
6 5 (3.94%) WAN
6 5 (3.94%) Wi-Fi
7 2 (1.57%) Firewall
7 2 (1.57%) LDAP
7 2 (1.57%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 48 (37.80%) Blockchain
2 15 (11.81%) Redis
3 11 (8.66%) MongoDB
4 10 (7.87%) PostgreSQL
5 6 (4.72%) Apache Cassandra
6 3 (2.36%) Amazon Redshift
7 2 (1.57%) Big Data
7 2 (1.57%) DB2
7 2 (1.57%) Hadoop
8 1 (0.79%) Amazon DynamoDB
8 1 (0.79%) HBase
8 1 (0.79%) Looker
8 1 (0.79%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 12 (9.45%) Git (software)
1 12 (9.45%) Subversion
2 5 (3.94%) NUnit
2 5 (3.94%) TeamCity
3 4 (3.15%) Android Studio
3 4 (3.15%) Xcode
4 2 (1.57%) ClearQuest
4 2 (1.57%) HP UFT
4 2 (1.57%) Selenium
4 2 (1.57%) WebDriver
General
1 97 (76.38%) Finance
2 66 (51.97%) Financial Institution
3 33 (25.98%) Banking
4 17 (13.39%) Telecoms
5 16 (12.60%) Electronics
6 14 (11.02%) Retail Banking
7 4 (3.15%) French Language
7 4 (3.15%) Spanish Language
8 3 (2.36%) German Language
8 3 (2.36%) Italian Language
8 3 (2.36%) Polish Language
8 3 (2.36%) Portuguese Language
8 3 (2.36%) Turkish Language
9 1 (0.79%) Advertising
9 1 (0.79%) Games
9 1 (0.79%) Legal
9 1 (0.79%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 44 (34.65%) Developer
2 31 (24.41%) Java Developer
3 22 (17.32%) Blockchain Developer
4 16 (12.60%) Consultant
4 16 (12.60%) EMV Consultant
4 16 (12.60%) Senior Consultant
5 12 (9.45%) Software Engineer
6 10 (7.87%) .NET Developer
6 10 (7.87%) C# Developer
6 10 (7.87%) Desktop Support
7 8 (6.30%) Analyst
7 8 (6.30%) C# .NET Developer
7 8 (6.30%) Java Mobile Developer
7 8 (6.30%) Ruby Engineer
7 8 (6.30%) Support Engineer
8 7 (5.51%) Blockchain Engineer
8 7 (5.51%) QA Engineer
9 6 (4.72%) Desktop Engineer
9 6 (4.72%) Desktop Support Engineer
9 6 (4.72%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (19.69%) J2EE
2 23 (18.11%) J2SE
3 19 (14.96%) HTML
4 18 (14.17%) CSS
5 15 (11.81%) REST
6 14 (11.02%) SOAP
6 14 (11.02%) XML
7 13 (10.24%) .NET
7 13 (10.24%) JSON
8 12 (9.45%) OAuth
8 12 (9.45%) SAML
9 11 (8.66%) RESTful
10 10 (7.87%) Android SDK
10 10 (7.87%) iOS SDK
10 10 (7.87%) Node.js
11 9 (7.09%) Web Services
12 6 (4.72%) ASP.NET
12 6 (4.72%) ASP.NET MVC
12 6 (4.72%) Kafka
13 5 (3.94%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 49 (38.58%) Computer Science
2 47 (37.01%) Fintech
3 38 (29.92%) Analytical Skills
4 35 (27.56%) Bitcoin
5 25 (19.69%) Management Information System
6 21 (16.54%) EMV
7 20 (15.75%) Greenfield Project
8 16 (12.60%) Contactless
8 16 (12.60%) Digital TV
8 16 (12.60%) Mobile Payment
8 16 (12.60%) Smartcard
9 15 (11.81%) Virtual Team
10 14 (11.02%) Mobile App
11 13 (10.24%) Algorithms
12 12 (9.45%) Data Structures
13 7 (5.51%) User Experience
14 4 (3.15%) Client/Server
15 2 (1.57%) CMDB
15 2 (1.57%) EFT
15 2 (1.57%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 29 (22.83%) Android
1 29 (22.83%) Apple iOS
2 11 (8.66%) Windows
3 8 (6.30%) Mac OS X
4 6 (4.72%) Linux
4 6 (4.72%) Unix
4 6 (4.72%) Windows 10
4 6 (4.72%) Windows 7
5 2 (1.57%) AIX
5 2 (1.57%) Solaris
6 1 (0.79%) Gentoo
Processes & Methodologies
1 56 (44.09%) Software Engineering
2 41 (32.28%) Cryptocurrency
3 23 (18.11%) OOP
4 21 (16.54%) Cryptography
5 20 (15.75%) SDLC
6 19 (14.96%) Agile Software Development
7 18 (14.17%) Creative Thinking
8 16 (12.60%) Identity Access Management
8 16 (12.60%) Integration Testing
8 16 (12.60%) Requirements Analysis
8 16 (12.60%) Systems Analysis
8 16 (12.60%) Technical Architecture
9 15 (11.81%) Product Management
9 15 (11.81%) Unit Testing
10 14 (11.02%) E-Commerce
10 14 (11.02%) Test Automation
11 13 (10.24%) DevOps
11 13 (10.24%) Programme Management
12 12 (9.45%) Functional Programming
12 12 (9.45%) Multithreading
Programming Languages
1 54 (42.52%) Java
2 18 (14.17%) JavaScript
3 16 (12.60%) C++
4 15 (11.81%) Apple Swift
4 15 (11.81%) C#
5 13 (10.24%) Haskell
5 13 (10.24%) Objective-C
6 12 (9.45%) C
7 9 (7.09%) Erlang
7 9 (7.09%) Python
7 9 (7.09%) Ruby
8 8 (6.30%) F#
8 8 (6.30%) Kotlin
8 8 (6.30%) Scala
9 6 (4.72%) Go
10 5 (3.94%) OCaml
11 3 (2.36%) SQL
12 2 (1.57%) Bash Shell
12 2 (1.57%) Korn
12 2 (1.57%) sed
Qualifications
1 35 (27.56%) Degree
2 5 (3.94%) Computer Science Degree
3 2 (1.57%) CISA
3 2 (1.57%) CISSP
4 1 (0.79%) MBA
4 1 (0.79%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (8.66%) QA
2 2 (1.57%) COSO
2 2 (1.57%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (0.79%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (3.15%) Docker
2 2 (1.57%) Tivoli Directory Server
3 1 (0.79%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 2 (1.57%) Oracle Identity Management
1 2 (1.57%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 16 (12.60%) Hyperion
2 6 (4.72%) Remedy
3 4 (3.15%) Apple
3 4 (3.15%) CA
3 4 (3.15%) Oracle
4 2 (1.57%) Ab Initio
4 2 (1.57%) IBM
4 2 (1.57%) Tufin
5 1 (0.79%) CyberSource