2018 Edition
Digital Skills


A comprehensive analysis of the global digital skills landscape.

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The 2018 Digital Skills Survey

As the digital economy continues to grow, entire industries are transforming, creating a demand for digital skills that is outpacing the workforce.

To help close this skills gap, BrainStation is surveying more than 150,000 professionals and industry leaders to identify shifts and trends in the digital sector, and to better understand the day-to-day work experience of digital professionals.

What Our Survey Covers

The 2018 Digital Skills Survey covers the full spectrum of the digital landscape, including:

  • Data
  • Design
  • Marketing
  • Product
  • Development

Survey Objectives

The 2018 Digital Skills Survey will provide insights into key trends and changes, including the digital skills, objectives, and tools in greatest demand.

The survey also intends to identify recruiting and training options that are most impactful—both on an individual and organizational level.

Help us Spread the Word

Want to get involved? Become an ecosystem partner today, and help us spread the word about the 2018 Digital Skills Survey.

Frequently Asked Questions

  • The purpose of this global survey is to identify digital skills trends, and to gather insights into the day-to-day work experience of digital professionals and industry leaders. The goal is to gain a holistic understanding of the factors shaping the future of the digital landscape.

  • The survey aims to understand the state of the digital landscape from the perspectives of Data, Development, Design, Product, and Marketing professionals, as well as industry leaders. If your position is related to any of these functions—this survey is for you.

  • The 2018 Digital Skills Survey intends to analyse the entire digital product lifecycle, with questions about everything from digital skills and trends, to education and executive hiring practices. Once the survey has closed, BrainStation will present insights and findings in a summary report.

  • The survey will take roughly 15 minutes to complete.

  • Yes, all survey responses are anonymous. Identifying demographic information will not be shared by BrainStation at any time. Your responses will contribute to the overall results, which will be reported in summary form only.

  • While it is not mandatory, it is highly recommended that you complete the survey—we can't do this alone! The more feedback you provide, the easier it will be to identify key trends and changes in the digital workforce.

  • BrainStation will be analyzing collected data to create a comprehensive report on the state of Digital Skills in 2018. Please provide your email during the survey and we will notify you when the results are ready.

Join More Than 150,000 Digital Professionals

BrainStation is a global leader in digital skills training, empowering thousands of digital professionals, and some of the largest corporations in the world.

The 2018 Digital Skills Survey is an opportunity for the tech and business communities at large to share their experiences and views. Have your say, and help us better understand the current state of the digital landscape.