Period
to 21 February 2020

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Bitcoin in permanent job vacancies advertised in the City of London. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Bitcoin over the 6 months to 21 February 2020 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Bitcoin
Central London > City of London
6 months to
21 Feb 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 288 311 310
Rank change year-on-year +23 -1 +30
Permanent jobs citing Bitcoin 9 13 35
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.099% 0.13% 0.33%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.24% 0.30% 0.79%
Number of salaries quoted 8 13 35
City of London median annual salary £71,250 £70,000 £70,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.79% - -6.67%
10th Percentile £53,750 £52,500 £55,000
90th Percentile £95,375 £90,000 £85,000
Central London median annual salary £82,500 £70,000 £70,000
% change year-on-year +17.86% - -6.67%

Bitcoin 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 advertised in the City of London with a requirement for generic IT skills.

All Generic IT Skills
City of London
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 3,717 4,277 4,450
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 40.98% 41.33% 41.49%
Number of salaries quoted 3,176 3,792 3,930
City of London median annual salary £70,000 £65,000 £62,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.69% +4.00% +8.70%
10th Percentile £39,375 £40,000 £37,500
90th Percentile £107,500 £96,250 £97,500
Central London median annual salary £70,000 £65,000 £60,000
% change year-on-year +7.69% +8.33% +4.35%

Bitcoin
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

Job postings citing Bitcoin as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the City of London.

Job vacancy trend for Bitcoin in the City of London

Bitcoin
Salary Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Bitcoin in the City of London.

Salary trend for Bitcoin in the City of London

Bitcoin
Salary Histogram in the City of London

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Bitcoin in the City of London over the 6 months to 21 February 2020.

Salary histogram for Bitcoin in the City of London

For the 6 months to 21 February 2020, IT jobs citing Bitcoin 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 across the City of London region with a requirement for Bitcoin.

1 7 (77.78%) Python
1 7 (77.78%) Cryptocurrency
2 6 (66.67%) Blockchain
3 4 (44.44%) Ethereum
4 3 (33.33%) Java
4 3 (33.33%) Go
4 3 (33.33%) Docker
4 3 (33.33%) Kubernetes
4 3 (33.33%) Finance
4 3 (33.33%) Cryptography
5 2 (22.22%) Enterprise Software
5 2 (22.22%) Open Source
5 2 (22.22%) Node.js
5 2 (22.22%) REST
5 2 (22.22%) DevOps
5 2 (22.22%) Banking
5 2 (22.22%) Fintech
5 2 (22.22%) JavaScript
5 2 (22.22%) SQL
5 2 (22.22%) OOP
5 2 (22.22%) Spring
5 2 (22.22%) Hyperledger
5 2 (22.22%) Digital Banking
6 1 (11.11%) R3 Corda
6 1 (11.11%) Smart Contracts
6 1 (11.11%) Ripple
6 1 (11.11%) Distributed Ledger
6 1 (11.11%) Data Science
6 1 (11.11%) Systems Engineering
6 1 (11.11%) DevSecOps

Bitcoin
Co-occurring IT Skills in the City of London 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 (44.44%) Ethereum
2 2 (22.22%) Hyperledger
3 1 (11.11%) Apache
3 1 (11.11%) Apache Spark
Applications
1 1 (11.11%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (11.11%) Distributed Ledger
1 1 (11.11%) R3 Corda
1 1 (11.11%) Ripple
Cloud Services
1 1 (11.11%) AWS
1 1 (11.11%) Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (11.11%) DNS
1 1 (11.11%) Internet
1 1 (11.11%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (66.67%) Blockchain
General
1 3 (33.33%) Finance
2 2 (22.22%) Banking
3 1 (11.11%) Law
Job Titles
1 5 (55.56%) Developer
2 2 (22.22%) AWS Developer
2 2 (22.22%) Blockchain Developer
2 2 (22.22%) Java Developer
3 1 (11.11%) Architect
3 1 (11.11%) Blockchain Architect
3 1 (11.11%) Blockchain Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Data Scientist
3 1 (11.11%) DevOps Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) JavaScript Developer
3 1 (11.11%) Junior
3 1 (11.11%) Junior Data Scientist
3 1 (11.11%) Operations Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Python Developer
3 1 (11.11%) Senior Developer
3 1 (11.11%) Senior Software Developer
3 1 (11.11%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (22.22%) Node.js
1 2 (22.22%) REST
1 2 (22.22%) Spring
2 1 (11.11%) Django
2 1 (11.11%) GraphQL
2 1 (11.11%) J2EE
2 1 (11.11%) JSON
2 1 (11.11%) Kafka
2 1 (11.11%) ODBC
2 1 (11.11%) POSIX
2 1 (11.11%) React
2 1 (11.11%) Redux
2 1 (11.11%) Smart Contracts
2 1 (11.11%) SOAP
2 1 (11.11%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (22.22%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (11.11%) Algorithms
2 1 (11.11%) Greenfield Project
Operating Systems
1 1 (11.11%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (77.78%) Cryptocurrency
2 3 (33.33%) Cryptography
3 2 (22.22%) DevOps
3 2 (22.22%) Digital Banking
3 2 (22.22%) Fintech
3 2 (22.22%) OOP
3 2 (22.22%) Open Source
4 1 (11.11%) Analytics
4 1 (11.11%) API Development
4 1 (11.11%) Continuous Delivery
4 1 (11.11%) Continuous Improvement
4 1 (11.11%) Data Engineering
4 1 (11.11%) Data Science
4 1 (11.11%) DevSecOps
4 1 (11.11%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (11.11%) Fraud Detection
4 1 (11.11%) Identity Access Management
4 1 (11.11%) Machine Learning
4 1 (11.11%) Microservices
4 1 (11.11%) Systems Engineering
Programming Languages
1 7 (77.78%) Python
2 3 (33.33%) Go
2 3 (33.33%) Java
3 2 (22.22%) JavaScript
3 2 (22.22%) SQL
4 1 (11.11%) C#
4 1 (11.11%) C++
4 1 (11.11%) ES6
4 1 (11.11%) Haskell
4 1 (11.11%) Scala
Qualifications
1 1 (11.11%) Computer Science Degree
1 1 (11.11%) Degree
1 1 (11.11%) PhD
System Software
1 3 (33.33%) Docker
Systems Management
1 3 (33.33%) Kubernetes