Period
to 19 February 2018

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Digital Economy in permanent job vacancies. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Digital Economy over the 6 months to 19 February 2018 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Digital Economy (Web Economy, New Economy)
UK
6 months to
19 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 1062 1015 997
Rank change year-on-year -47 -18 +321
Permanent jobs citing Digital Economy 122 164 310
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.069% 0.095% 0.15%
As % of the General category 0.17% 0.23% 0.33%
Number of salaries quoted 68 76 168
UK median annual salary £58,000 £50,000 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +16.00% -16.67% -
10th Percentile £35,000 £32,000 £34,500
90th Percentile £88,250 £87,250 £92,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £50,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year -10.00% +11.11% -

Digital Economy is in the General Skills category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies with a requirement for common skills.

All General Skills
UK
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for common skills 73,817 72,831 93,980
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 42.05% 41.99% 44.58%
Number of salaries quoted 57,158 58,670 75,774
UK median annual salary £51,000 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.00% - -
10th Percentile £30,000 £28,750 £28,750
90th Percentile £85,000 £85,000 £82,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £44,000 £43,500
% change year-on-year +2.27% +1.15% +2.35%

Digital Economy
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing Digital Economy as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for Digital Economy in the UK

Digital Economy
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Digital Economy.

Salary trend for Digital Economy in the UK

Digital Economy
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Digital Economy over the 6 months to 19 February 2018.

Salary histogram for Digital Economy in the UK

Digital Economy
Top 10 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Digital Economy within the UK over the 6 months to 19 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 -47 119 £58,000 +16.00% 17
UK excluding London -22 72 £45,000 -10.00% 11
South East -29 56 £35,000 -30.00% 3
London -22 49 £65,000 +30.00% 7
Midlands - 5 £35,807 - 6
South West - 5 £77,500 - 1
West Midlands - 5 £35,807 - 6
North West - 3 £45,000 -
North of England - 3 £45,000 -
Scotland - 3 £49,000 -

For the 6 months to 19 February 2018, IT jobs citing Digital Economy 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 Economy.

1 51 (41.80%) Risk Management
1 51 (41.80%) Cyber Resilience
2 49 (40.16%) Degree
3 41 (33.61%) Marketing
3 41 (33.61%) Agile Software Development
4 37 (30.33%) Java
5 28 (22.95%) Computer Science
6 26 (21.31%) HTML
6 26 (21.31%) Linux
7 23 (18.85%) Analytical Skills
8 22 (18.03%) Computer Science Degree
9 21 (17.21%) Project Management
9 21 (17.21%) Test Automation
10 20 (16.39%) Test Management
10 20 (16.39%) Open Source
10 20 (16.39%) ISTQB
10 20 (16.39%) Regression Testing
10 20 (16.39%) Finance
10 20 (16.39%) Test Strategy
11 19 (15.57%) JavaScript
12 17 (13.93%) Cisco
12 17 (13.93%) JIRA
13 16 (13.11%) WebDriver
13 16 (13.11%) SoapUI
13 16 (13.11%) Test Scripting
13 16 (13.11%) JMeter
13 16 (13.11%) Shell Script
13 16 (13.11%) CSS
13 16 (13.11%) Client/Server
13 16 (13.11%) User Stories

Digital Economy
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 3 (2.46%) Elasticsearch
1 3 (2.46%) WordPress
2 2 (1.64%) Apache
2 2 (1.64%) CMS
2 2 (1.64%) nginx
2 2 (1.64%) Smallworld
2 2 (1.64%) Tomcat
3 1 (0.82%) Sitecore CMS
3 1 (0.82%) Sitefinity
3 1 (0.82%) Umbraco
Applications
1 4 (3.28%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (2.46%) Microsoft Excel
2 3 (2.46%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 1 (0.82%) Adobe Illustrator
3 1 (0.82%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.82%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 8 (6.56%) SAP S/4HANA
2 2 (1.64%) Oracle EBS R12
2 2 (1.64%) Oracle Payables
2 2 (1.64%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
3 1 (0.82%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 11 (9.02%) Amazon AWS
2 10 (8.20%) SaaS
3 4 (3.28%) SuccessFactors
4 3 (2.46%) Amazon EC2
4 3 (2.46%) Amazon EMR
4 3 (2.46%) Amazon S3
4 3 (2.46%) AWS CloudFormation
4 3 (2.46%) AWS Lambda
4 3 (2.46%) Serverless
5 2 (1.64%) Google Cloud Platform
5 2 (1.64%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 15 (12.30%) Cisco ASA
2 10 (8.20%) Firewall
3 6 (4.92%) VPN
4 4 (3.28%) Cisco PIX
4 4 (3.28%) DMVPN
4 4 (3.28%) FWSM
4 4 (3.28%) IPsec
4 4 (3.28%) SSL
5 3 (2.46%) Ethernet
6 2 (1.64%) HTTP
6 2 (1.64%) TCP/IP
7 1 (0.82%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (7.38%) GIS
2 7 (5.74%) MySQL
3 5 (4.10%) MongoDB
3 5 (4.10%) SQL Server
4 4 (3.28%) NoSQL
4 4 (3.28%) Relational Database
4 4 (3.28%) SAP HANA
5 3 (2.46%) Amazon DynamoDB
5 3 (2.46%) Amazon Redshift
5 3 (2.46%) Electronic Patient Records
5 3 (2.46%) OpenTSDB
5 3 (2.46%) Parquet
5 3 (2.46%) PostgreSQL
6 2 (1.64%) SQL Server 2016
7 1 (0.82%) Big Data
7 1 (0.82%) Oracle BI EE
7 1 (0.82%) SQL Server 2000
7 1 (0.82%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 17 (13.93%) JIRA
2 16 (13.11%) JMeter
2 16 (13.11%) SoapUI
2 16 (13.11%) WebDriver
3 4 (3.28%) LoadRunner
4 1 (0.82%) Axure RP
4 1 (0.82%) Babel
4 1 (0.82%) Dreamweaver
4 1 (0.82%) Grunt
4 1 (0.82%) gulp
4 1 (0.82%) Visual Studio
4 1 (0.82%) webpack
General
1 41 (33.61%) Marketing
2 20 (16.39%) Finance
3 9 (7.38%) Banking
3 9 (7.38%) Telecoms
4 5 (4.10%) Legal
5 4 (3.28%) Manufacturing
6 3 (2.46%) Advertising
7 2 (1.64%) Automotive
7 2 (1.64%) French Language
7 2 (1.64%) German Language
8 1 (0.82%) Billing
Job Titles
1 17 (13.93%) Developer
2 16 (13.11%) Software Tester
2 16 (13.11%) Tester
3 11 (9.02%) Cisco Engineer
4 9 (7.38%) Architect
4 9 (7.38%) Solutions Architect
5 8 (6.56%) Automation Tester
5 8 (6.56%) Business Solution Architect
5 8 (6.56%) SAP Engineer
5 8 (6.56%) Systems Engineer
5 8 (6.56%) Web Automation Tester
5 8 (6.56%) Web Tester
6 5 (4.10%) Consultant
7 4 (3.28%) QA Manager
7 4 (3.28%) QA Test Manager
7 4 (3.28%) Quality Manager
7 4 (3.28%) SAP Test Manager
7 4 (3.28%) Security Consultant
7 4 (3.28%) Senior Consultant
7 4 (3.28%) Test Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (21.31%) HTML
2 16 (13.11%) CSS
3 13 (10.66%) HTML5
3 13 (10.66%) Web Services
4 10 (8.20%) AngularJS
5 8 (6.56%) React
6 6 (4.92%) Node.js
7 5 (4.10%) RESTful
8 4 (3.28%) J2EE
8 4 (3.28%) SAP Fiori
8 4 (3.28%) SAP PI
8 4 (3.28%) SAPUI5
9 3 (2.46%) Apache Thrift
9 3 (2.46%) Backbone.js
9 3 (2.46%) Elastic Stack
9 3 (2.46%) Express
9 3 (2.46%) Laravel
9 3 (2.46%) Protocol Buffers
9 3 (2.46%) React Native
9 3 (2.46%) Vue (Vue.js)
Miscellaneous
1 28 (22.95%) Computer Science
2 23 (18.85%) Analytical Skills
3 16 (13.11%) Client/Server
4 13 (10.66%) User Experience
5 9 (7.38%) Greenfield Project
6 7 (5.74%) Mobile App
7 4 (3.28%) Fintech
7 4 (3.28%) Management Information System
8 2 (1.64%) Algorithms
8 2 (1.64%) Clustering
8 2 (1.64%) Data Centre
8 2 (1.64%) Data Structures
8 2 (1.64%) Security Operations Centre
9 1 (0.82%) Digital Media
9 1 (0.82%) Driving Licence
9 1 (0.82%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 26 (21.31%) Linux
2 6 (4.92%) Apple iOS
3 4 (3.28%) Android
3 4 (3.28%) Unix
3 4 (3.28%) Windows
4 2 (1.64%) Solaris
4 2 (1.64%) Windows 2000
4 2 (1.64%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (1.64%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 51 (41.80%) Cyber Resilience
1 51 (41.80%) Risk Management
2 41 (33.61%) Agile Software Development
3 21 (17.21%) Project Management
3 21 (17.21%) Test Automation
4 20 (16.39%) Open Source
4 20 (16.39%) Regression Testing
4 20 (16.39%) Test Management
4 20 (16.39%) Test Strategy
5 16 (13.11%) Issue Tracking
5 16 (13.11%) Test Scripting
5 16 (13.11%) User Stories
6 12 (9.84%) ITIL
7 10 (8.20%) Stakeholder Management
7 10 (8.20%) Strategic Thinking
8 9 (7.38%) Innovative Thinking
9 8 (6.56%) DevOps
9 8 (6.56%) IT Strategy
9 8 (6.56%) People Management
9 8 (6.56%) Target Operating Model
Programming Languages
1 37 (30.33%) Java
2 19 (15.57%) JavaScript
3 16 (13.11%) Shell Script
4 8 (6.56%) Python
5 7 (5.74%) PHP
5 7 (5.74%) Ruby
6 6 (4.92%) SQL
7 4 (3.28%) Apex Code
7 4 (3.28%) C#
8 3 (2.46%) Bash Shell
8 3 (2.46%) C++
9 2 (1.64%) Apple Swift
9 2 (1.64%) Go
9 2 (1.64%) Objective-C
9 2 (1.64%) TypeScript
10 1 (0.82%) Perl
10 1 (0.82%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 49 (40.16%) Degree
2 22 (18.03%) Computer Science Degree
3 20 (16.39%) ISTQB
4 6 (4.92%) CISSP
5 4 (3.28%) CISM
5 4 (3.28%) Master's Degree
5 4 (3.28%) MBA
6 2 (1.64%) AWS Certification
6 2 (1.64%) CISA
6 2 (1.64%) OSCP
6 2 (1.64%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 2 (1.64%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (6.56%) QA
2 4 (3.28%) COBIT
2 4 (3.28%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 4 (3.28%) PCI DSS
3 2 (1.64%) Data Quality
3 2 (1.64%) GCP
3 2 (1.64%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 1 (0.82%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (3.28%) SAP ITS
2 3 (2.46%) Docker
2 3 (2.46%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 10 (8.20%) Ansible
2 6 (4.92%) Opscode Chef
2 6 (4.92%) Puppet
3 4 (3.28%) Nessus
3 4 (3.28%) Nmap
3 4 (3.28%) WebSphere Cast Iron
4 3 (2.46%) Kibana
4 3 (2.46%) logstash
5 2 (1.64%) HAProxy
Vendors
1 17 (13.93%) Cisco
2 13 (10.66%) CheckPoint
2 13 (10.66%) Palo Alto
3 12 (9.84%) SAP
4 7 (5.74%) Microsoft
5 6 (4.92%) Salesforce.com
6 5 (4.10%) ServiceNow
7 4 (3.28%) Ariba
7 4 (3.28%) Concur
7 4 (3.28%) Informatica
7 4 (3.28%) Jitterbit
7 4 (3.28%) NetWitness
7 4 (3.28%) Qualys
7 4 (3.28%) Splunk
8 3 (2.46%) Oracle
8 3 (2.46%) VMware
9 2 (1.64%) Crossbeam
9 2 (1.64%) F5
9 2 (1.64%) Google
9 2 (1.64%) Juniper