Period
to 18 July 2018

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 18 July 2018 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Bitcoin
Central London > City of London
6 months to
18 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 285 315 370
Rank change year-on-year +30 +55 +82
Permanent jobs citing Bitcoin 70 21 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.63% 0.20% 0.074%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.29% 0.42% 0.15%
Number of salaries quoted 69 21 10
City of London median annual salary £80,000 £75,000 £80,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.67% -6.25% -
10th Percentile £37,500 £67,500 £52,000
90th Percentile £90,500 £96,250 £106,000
Central London median annual salary £75,000 £75,000 £80,000
% change year-on-year - -6.25% -

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 5,424 5,036 6,589
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 48.62% 48.92% 48.47%
Number of salaries quoted 4,850 4,518 5,860
City of London median annual salary £62,501 £60,000 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.17% +4.35% +4.55%
10th Percentile £36,250 £32,500 £33,975
90th Percentile £95,000 £95,000 £87,500
Central London median annual salary £62,500 £60,000 £57,500
% change year-on-year +4.17% +4.35% +4.55%

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 18 July 2018.

Salary histogram for Bitcoin in the City of London

For the 6 months to 18 July 2018, 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 59 (84.29%) Blockchain
2 56 (80.00%) Ethereum
3 47 (67.14%) Finance
4 38 (54.29%) Amazon AWS
4 38 (54.29%) Cryptocurrency
5 30 (42.86%) Java
6 28 (40.00%) Linux
7 27 (38.57%) Banking
8 26 (37.14%) SQL
8 26 (37.14%) Node.js
9 25 (35.71%) GitHub
9 25 (35.71%) API Development
9 25 (35.71%) Front End Development
9 25 (35.71%) Solidity
9 25 (35.71%) Smart Contracts
10 24 (34.29%) web3js
10 24 (34.29%) NoSQL
10 24 (34.29%) Microsoft Azure
11 23 (32.86%) Cloud Computing
11 23 (32.86%) Git (software)
11 23 (32.86%) Redis
11 23 (32.86%) ES6
11 23 (32.86%) API Design
11 23 (32.86%) KYC
11 23 (32.86%) MySQL
11 23 (32.86%) Identity Management
11 23 (32.86%) Data Security
11 23 (32.86%) Telecoms
11 23 (32.86%) Distributed Ledger
12 22 (31.43%) Truffle

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 56 (80.00%) Ethereum
2 2 (2.86%) Apache
2 2 (2.86%) nginx
3 1 (1.43%) Hyperledger
Business Applications
1 23 (32.86%) Distributed Ledger
2 15 (21.43%) Ripple
Cloud Services
1 38 (54.29%) Amazon AWS
2 25 (35.71%) GitHub
3 24 (34.29%) Microsoft Azure
4 23 (32.86%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (1.43%) Amazon EC2
5 1 (1.43%) Amazon S3
5 1 (1.43%) Slack
5 1 (1.43%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.43%) Peer-to-Peer Networking
Database & Business Intelligence
1 59 (84.29%) Blockchain
2 24 (34.29%) NoSQL
3 23 (32.86%) MySQL
3 23 (32.86%) Redis
4 22 (31.43%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (1.43%) Big Data
5 1 (1.43%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 23 (32.86%) Git (software)
2 1 (1.43%) Babel
2 1 (1.43%) Mocha
2 1 (1.43%) RSpec
General
1 47 (67.14%) Finance
2 27 (38.57%) Banking
3 23 (32.86%) Telecoms
4 2 (2.86%) Front Office
5 1 (1.43%) Financial Institution
5 1 (1.43%) Marketing
5 1 (1.43%) Retail
Job Titles
1 48 (68.57%) Developer
2 36 (51.43%) Blockchain Developer
3 23 (32.86%) Backend Developer
3 23 (32.86%) Node.js Developer
4 19 (27.14%) JavaScript Developer
5 17 (24.29%) Java Developer
6 15 (21.43%) Senior Developer
7 12 (17.14%) Senior Backend Developer
8 11 (15.71%) Graduate
9 9 (12.86%) Graduate Developer
9 9 (12.86%) Graduate Java Developer
10 8 (11.43%) Senior JavaScript Developer
11 4 (5.71%) Software Engineer
12 3 (4.29%) Blockchain Engineer
12 3 (4.29%) Full Stack Developer
12 3 (4.29%) Ruby Developer
13 2 (2.86%) .NET Developer
13 2 (2.86%) Django Developer
13 2 (2.86%) Graduate Software Engineer
13 2 (2.86%) Java Developer - Fintech
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (37.14%) Node.js
2 25 (35.71%) Smart Contracts
3 24 (34.29%) web3js
4 22 (31.43%) Truffle
5 14 (20.00%) J2EE
5 14 (20.00%) J2SE
5 14 (20.00%) Web Services
6 8 (11.43%) FIX Protocol
7 5 (7.14%) HTML
8 3 (4.29%) CSS
8 3 (4.29%) React
9 2 (2.86%) .NET
9 2 (2.86%) AngularJS
9 2 (2.86%) Celery
9 2 (2.86%) Django
9 2 (2.86%) HTML5
9 2 (2.86%) Ruby on Rails
9 2 (2.86%) Spring
10 1 (1.43%) ASP.NET MVC
10 1 (1.43%) JPA
Miscellaneous
1 17 (24.29%) Fintech
1 17 (24.29%) Greenfield Project
2 15 (21.43%) Digital Currency
3 10 (14.29%) Computer Science
4 2 (2.86%) Self-Motivation
4 2 (2.86%) User Experience
4 2 (2.86%) Virtual Team
5 1 (1.43%) Algorithms
5 1 (1.43%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (1.43%) Dash
5 1 (1.43%) Data Structures
5 1 (1.43%) Linux Command Line
5 1 (1.43%) Litecoin
5 1 (1.43%) Mobile App
5 1 (1.43%) Zcash
Operating Systems
1 28 (40.00%) Linux
2 3 (4.29%) Unix
3 1 (1.43%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (54.29%) Cryptocurrency
2 25 (35.71%) API Development
2 25 (35.71%) Front End Development
3 23 (32.86%) API Design
3 23 (32.86%) Data Security
3 23 (32.86%) Identity Management
3 23 (32.86%) KYC
4 22 (31.43%) Test Automation
5 19 (27.14%) Software Engineering
6 15 (21.43%) Mathematics
7 14 (20.00%) OOP
7 14 (20.00%) SDLC
8 12 (17.14%) Machine Learning
9 11 (15.71%) Artificial Intelligence
9 11 (15.71%) Low Latency
10 10 (14.29%) Multithreading
11 8 (11.43%) Cryptography
12 5 (7.14%) Open Source
12 5 (7.14%) TDD
13 4 (5.71%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 30 (42.86%) Java
2 26 (37.14%) SQL
3 25 (35.71%) Solidity
4 23 (32.86%) ES6
5 22 (31.43%) JavaScript
6 17 (24.29%) C++
7 12 (17.14%) Python
8 4 (5.71%) Kotlin
8 4 (5.71%) Ruby
9 3 (4.29%) Go
9 3 (4.29%) Java 8
10 2 (2.86%) CoffeeScript
10 2 (2.86%) Elixir
10 2 (2.86%) ES7
10 2 (2.86%) Groovy
10 2 (2.86%) Rust
11 1 (1.43%) Bash Shell
11 1 (1.43%) F#
11 1 (1.43%) Haskell
11 1 (1.43%) PHP
Qualifications
1 6 (8.57%) PhD
2 2 (2.86%) Degree
3 1 (1.43%) Computer Science Degree
System Software
1 22 (31.43%) Virtual Machines
2 5 (7.14%) Docker
Systems Management
1 2 (2.86%) Kubernetes
2 1 (1.43%) Ansible
2 1 (1.43%) Docker Swarm