Period
to 23 October 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 23 October 2018 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Bitcoin
Central London > City of London
6 months to
23 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 304 322 357
Rank change year-on-year +18 +35 -
Permanent jobs citing Bitcoin 54 15 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.49% 0.15% 0.008%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.99% 0.31% 0.018%
Number of salaries quoted 53 15 1
City of London median annual salary £80,000 £82,500 £85,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -3.03% -2.94% -
10th Percentile £43,000 £64,250 £80,000
90th Percentile £92,000 £97,000 £90,000
Central London median annual salary £80,000 £78,750 £85,000
% change year-on-year +1.59% -7.35% -

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 5,458 4,816 5,611
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 49.05% 48.17% 47.37%
Number of salaries quoted 4,925 4,300 5,086
City of London median annual salary £65,000 £60,000 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.33% +4.35% -
10th Percentile £37,250 £33,750 £33,500
90th Percentile £95,000 £95,000 £88,750
Central London median annual salary £65,000 £60,000 £57,500
% change year-on-year +8.33% +4.35% +1.77%

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 23 October 2018.

Salary histogram for Bitcoin in the City of London

For the 6 months to 23 October 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 47 (87.04%) Blockchain
2 46 (85.19%) Ethereum
3 36 (66.67%) Finance
4 30 (55.56%) Amazon AWS
5 29 (53.70%) Cryptocurrency
6 21 (38.89%) Banking
6 21 (38.89%) Java
6 21 (38.89%) Linux
7 19 (35.19%) JavaScript
7 19 (35.19%) SQL
7 19 (35.19%) MySQL
7 19 (35.19%) Telecoms
7 19 (35.19%) Identity Management
7 19 (35.19%) Data Security
7 19 (35.19%) PostgreSQL
7 19 (35.19%) Cloud Computing
7 19 (35.19%) Git (software)
7 19 (35.19%) Test Automation
7 19 (35.19%) Microsoft Azure
7 19 (35.19%) NoSQL
7 19 (35.19%) Node.js
7 19 (35.19%) Redis
7 19 (35.19%) GitHub
7 19 (35.19%) Solidity
7 19 (35.19%) Smart Contracts
7 19 (35.19%) Virtual Machines
7 19 (35.19%) web3js
7 19 (35.19%) Distributed Ledger
7 19 (35.19%) Truffle
7 19 (35.19%) ES6

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 46 (85.19%) Ethereum
Business Applications
1 19 (35.19%) Distributed Ledger
2 11 (20.37%) Ripple
Cloud Services
1 30 (55.56%) Amazon AWS
2 19 (35.19%) Cloud Computing
2 19 (35.19%) GitHub
2 19 (35.19%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.85%) Peer-to-Peer Networking
Database & Business Intelligence
1 47 (87.04%) Blockchain
2 19 (35.19%) MySQL
2 19 (35.19%) NoSQL
2 19 (35.19%) PostgreSQL
2 19 (35.19%) Redis
Development Applications
1 19 (35.19%) Git (software)
General
1 36 (66.67%) Finance
2 21 (38.89%) Banking
3 19 (35.19%) Telecoms
4 2 (3.70%) Front Office
5 1 (1.85%) Financial Institution
5 1 (1.85%) Retail
Job Titles
1 35 (64.81%) Developer
2 23 (42.59%) Blockchain Developer
3 19 (35.19%) Backend Developer
3 19 (35.19%) JavaScript Developer
3 19 (35.19%) Node.js Developer
4 14 (25.93%) Java Developer
5 4 (7.41%) Graduate
6 3 (5.56%) Graduate Developer
6 3 (5.56%) Graduate Java Developer
6 3 (5.56%) Senior Developer
7 2 (3.70%) Blockchain Engineer
7 2 (3.70%) Senior Backend Developer
7 2 (3.70%) Senior JavaScript Developer
7 2 (3.70%) Software Engineer
8 1 (1.85%) .NET Developer
8 1 (1.85%) C# Developer
8 1 (1.85%) C++ Developer
8 1 (1.85%) Information Security Engineer
8 1 (1.85%) Security Engineer
8 1 (1.85%) Senior C# .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (35.19%) Node.js
1 19 (35.19%) Smart Contracts
1 19 (35.19%) Truffle
1 19 (35.19%) web3js
2 11 (20.37%) J2EE
2 11 (20.37%) J2SE
2 11 (20.37%) Web Services
3 5 (9.26%) FIX Protocol
4 1 (1.85%) .NET
4 1 (1.85%) ASP.NET
4 1 (1.85%) ASP.NET MVC
4 1 (1.85%) STL
Miscellaneous
1 14 (25.93%) Fintech
2 13 (24.07%) Greenfield Project
3 12 (22.22%) Digital Currency
4 6 (11.11%) Computer Science
5 2 (3.70%) Virtual Team
6 1 (1.85%) Algorithms
6 1 (1.85%) Data Structures
6 1 (1.85%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 21 (38.89%) Linux
2 3 (5.56%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (53.70%) Cryptocurrency
2 19 (35.19%) API Design
2 19 (35.19%) API Development
2 19 (35.19%) Data Security
2 19 (35.19%) Front End Development
2 19 (35.19%) Identity Management
2 19 (35.19%) KYC
2 19 (35.19%) Test Automation
3 16 (29.63%) Software Engineering
4 11 (20.37%) Cryptography
4 11 (20.37%) Mathematics
4 11 (20.37%) OOP
4 11 (20.37%) SDLC
5 8 (14.81%) Low Latency
6 7 (12.96%) Multithreading
7 5 (9.26%) Open Source
8 3 (5.56%) Artificial Intelligence
8 3 (5.56%) Data Science
8 3 (5.56%) Machine Learning
9 2 (3.70%) Biometrics
Programming Languages
1 21 (38.89%) Java
2 19 (35.19%) ES6
2 19 (35.19%) JavaScript
2 19 (35.19%) Solidity
2 19 (35.19%) SQL
3 12 (22.22%) C++
4 7 (12.96%) Python
5 4 (7.41%) Kotlin
6 1 (1.85%) C#
6 1 (1.85%) F#
6 1 (1.85%) Haskell
6 1 (1.85%) Java 8
Qualifications
1 8 (14.81%) PhD
2 1 (1.85%) Computer Science Degree
2 1 (1.85%) Degree
System Software
1 19 (35.19%) Virtual Machines