Period
to 15 November 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 15 November 2019 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Digital Currency (Digital/Electronic Money)
UK
6 months to
15 Nov 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 1050 1096 1115
Rank change year-on-year +46 +19 +109
Permanent jobs citing Digital Currency 17 58 101
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.012% 0.036% 0.056%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.032% 0.090% 0.14%
Number of salaries quoted 14 45 67
UK median annual salary £91,250 £55,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +65.91% - -18.52%
10th Percentile £73,000 £33,250 £34,750
90th Percentile £97,500 £90,000 £104,750
UK excluding London median annual salary - £32,500 £52,500
% change year-on-year - -38.10% -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 53,359 64,521 72,242
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 38.96% 39.59% 40.02%
Number of salaries quoted 40,453 49,547 53,841
UK median annual salary £52,500 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.00% -
10th Percentile £29,750 £28,750 £27,500
90th Percentile £90,000 £86,250 £82,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year - +5.88% -

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 15 November 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 15 November 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 +62 17 £91,250 +52.08% 1
London +52 17 £91,250 +52.08% 1

For the 6 months to 15 November 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 17 (100.00%) Fintech
2 15 (88.24%) AWS
3 13 (76.47%) QA
3 13 (76.47%) Python
3 13 (76.47%) Go
3 13 (76.47%) Docker
4 12 (70.59%) GCP
4 12 (70.59%) Blockchain
5 11 (64.71%) Microservices
5 11 (64.71%) Infrastructure Management
5 11 (64.71%) Java
5 11 (64.71%) Finance
5 11 (64.71%) TDD
5 11 (64.71%) Banking
5 11 (64.71%) Test Automation
5 11 (64.71%) BDD
6 10 (58.82%) Google
6 10 (58.82%) Kubernetes
6 10 (58.82%) Kotlin
7 9 (52.94%) DevOps
8 7 (41.18%) git-flow
8 7 (41.18%) Greenfield Project
8 7 (41.18%) Decision-Making
8 7 (41.18%) Performance Testing
8 7 (41.18%) Jenkins
8 7 (41.18%) Linux
9 6 (35.29%) High Availability
9 6 (35.29%) JIRA
9 6 (35.29%) Data Protection
9 6 (35.29%) Terraform

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:

Applications
1 1 (5.88%) Zeplin
Cloud Services
1 15 (88.24%) AWS
2 12 (70.59%) GCP
3 5 (29.41%) GitHub
4 1 (5.88%) Google Play
Communications & Networking
1 5 (29.41%) VPN
2 1 (5.88%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (70.59%) Blockchain
2 3 (17.65%) NoSQL
3 2 (11.76%) Amazon DynamoDB
3 2 (11.76%) Relational Database
4 1 (5.88%) MongoDB
4 1 (5.88%) MySQL
4 1 (5.88%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 7 (41.18%) git-flow
1 7 (41.18%) Jenkins
2 6 (35.29%) JIRA
3 2 (11.76%) Cucumber
3 2 (11.76%) JMeter
3 2 (11.76%) TeamCity
4 1 (5.88%) Git (software)
General
1 11 (64.71%) Banking
1 11 (64.71%) Finance
2 1 (5.88%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 6 (35.29%) Developer
2 4 (23.53%) DevOps Engineer
2 4 (23.53%) Lead DevOps
3 3 (17.65%) Python Developer
4 2 (11.76%) AWS Engineer
4 2 (11.76%) Lead DevOps Engineer
4 2 (11.76%) Test Automation Engineer
4 2 (11.76%) Test Engineer
5 1 (5.88%) AWS DevOps
5 1 (5.88%) AWS DevOps Engineer
5 1 (5.88%) Cloud Engineer
5 1 (5.88%) Head of Development
5 1 (5.88%) Project Manager
5 1 (5.88%) Senior DevOps
5 1 (5.88%) Senior DevOps Engineer
5 1 (5.88%) Senior Manager
5 1 (5.88%) Senior Project Manager
5 1 (5.88%) Xamarin Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (29.41%) REST
1 5 (29.41%) Web Services
2 3 (17.65%) .NET
3 2 (11.76%) Gherkin
3 2 (11.76%) JSON
4 1 (5.88%) CSS
4 1 (5.88%) CSS3
4 1 (5.88%) HTML
4 1 (5.88%) HTML5
4 1 (5.88%) jQuery
4 1 (5.88%) Node.js
4 1 (5.88%) OAuth
4 1 (5.88%) WebSockets
Miscellaneous
1 7 (41.18%) Greenfield Project
2 5 (29.41%) Algorithms
3 1 (5.88%) Marketing Technology
Operating Systems
1 7 (41.18%) Linux
2 1 (5.88%) Android
2 1 (5.88%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (100.00%) Fintech
2 11 (64.71%) BDD
2 11 (64.71%) Infrastructure Management
2 11 (64.71%) Microservices
2 11 (64.71%) TDD
2 11 (64.71%) Test Automation
3 9 (52.94%) DevOps
4 7 (41.18%) Decision-Making
4 7 (41.18%) Performance Testing
5 6 (35.29%) Cryptocurrency
5 6 (35.29%) Data Protection
5 6 (35.29%) High Availability
5 6 (35.29%) Low Latency
6 5 (29.41%) Infrastructure as Code
6 5 (29.41%) Service Delivery
6 5 (29.41%) Workflow
7 4 (23.53%) Software Engineering
8 3 (17.65%) Agile Software Development
8 3 (17.65%) OO
8 3 (17.65%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 13 (76.47%) Go
1 13 (76.47%) Python
2 11 (64.71%) Java
3 10 (58.82%) Kotlin
4 5 (29.41%) Shell Script
5 3 (17.65%) JavaScript
6 2 (11.76%) SQL
7 1 (5.88%) C#
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (76.47%) QA
System Software
1 13 (76.47%) Docker
Systems Management
1 10 (58.82%) Kubernetes
2 6 (35.29%) Terraform
3 5 (29.41%) Ansible
3 5 (29.41%) Packer
Vendors
1 10 (58.82%) Google
2 1 (5.88%) Xamarin