Period
to 18 November 2018

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Bitcoin in permanent job vacancies advertised in London. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Bitcoin over the 6 months to 18 November 2018 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Bitcoin
England > London
6 months to
18 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 539 721 827
Rank change year-on-year +182 +106 +79
Permanent jobs citing Bitcoin 269 130 29
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 0.41% 0.17% 0.038%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.83% 0.34% 0.081%
Number of salaries quoted 210 123 23
London median annual salary £80,000 £75,000 £82,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.67% -9.09% +57.14%
10th Percentile £53,750 £40,900 £47,850
90th Percentile £142,500 £104,500 £102,500
England median annual salary £80,000 £75,000 £77,500
% change year-on-year +6.67% -3.23% +47.62%

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 London with a requirement for generic IT skills.

All Generic IT Skills
London
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 32,237 37,880 35,639
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 48.56% 50.44% 46.92%
Number of salaries quoted 25,474 27,168 30,231
London median annual salary £65,000 £60,000 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.33% +4.35% +4.55%
10th Percentile £35,000 £33,750 £32,500
90th Percentile £97,500 £92,500 £90,000
England median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +5.00% - +5.26%

Bitcoin
Job Vacancy Trend in London

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

Job vacancy trend for Bitcoin in London

Bitcoin
Salary Trend in London

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

Salary trend for Bitcoin in London

Bitcoin
Salary Histogram in London

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Bitcoin in London over the 6 months to 18 November 2018.

Salary histogram for Bitcoin in London

Bitcoin
Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Bitcoin within the London region over the 6 months to 18 November 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
Central London +9 51 £80,000 +6.67% 5
East London -13 2 £77,500 +40.91% 1
Bitcoin
England

For the 6 months to 18 November 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 London region with a requirement for Bitcoin.

1 247 (91.82%) Blockchain
2 142 (52.79%) Finance
3 141 (52.42%) Cryptocurrency
3 141 (52.42%) Ethereum
4 131 (48.70%) Java
5 115 (42.75%) Python
6 114 (42.38%) Amazon AWS
7 89 (33.09%) C++
8 88 (32.71%) Docker
9 81 (30.11%) Test Automation
9 81 (30.11%) Linux
10 74 (27.51%) Smart Contracts
11 71 (26.39%) Solidity
11 71 (26.39%) Git (software)
11 71 (26.39%) Node.js
12 69 (25.65%) GitHub
12 69 (25.65%) Microsoft Azure
12 69 (25.65%) SQL
13 68 (25.28%) MySQL
13 68 (25.28%) API Design
14 67 (24.91%) Front End Development
14 67 (24.91%) NoSQL
14 67 (24.91%) Kubernetes
15 66 (24.54%) API Development
15 66 (24.54%) ES6
16 63 (23.42%) JavaScript
17 60 (22.30%) Fintech
18 59 (21.93%) Software Engineering
19 58 (21.56%) Truffle
20 57 (21.19%) PostgreSQL

Bitcoin
Co-occurring IT Skills in 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
1 141 (52.42%) Ethereum
2 11 (4.09%) CMS
3 10 (3.72%) WordPress
4 3 (1.12%) Apache
4 3 (1.12%) Hyperledger
4 3 (1.12%) Tomcat
5 2 (0.74%) JBoss
6 1 (0.37%) Apache Spark
6 1 (0.37%) Jetty
Business Applications
1 38 (14.13%) Distributed Ledger
2 36 (13.38%) Ripple
3 1 (0.37%) R3 Corda
Cloud Services
1 114 (42.38%) Amazon AWS
2 69 (25.65%) GitHub
2 69 (25.65%) Microsoft Azure
3 51 (18.96%) Cloud Computing
4 35 (13.01%) Amazon EC2
4 35 (13.01%) Amazon S3
5 4 (1.49%) Google Cloud Platform
6 2 (0.74%) Office 365
7 1 (0.37%) AWS CloudFormation
Communications & Networking
1 8 (2.97%) Network Security
2 4 (1.49%) IPFS
3 2 (0.74%) Peer-to-Peer Networking
Database & Business Intelligence
1 247 (91.82%) Blockchain
2 68 (25.28%) MySQL
3 67 (24.91%) NoSQL
4 57 (21.19%) PostgreSQL
5 55 (20.45%) Redis
6 21 (7.81%) Relational Database
7 2 (0.74%) Big Data
7 2 (0.74%) Hadoop
8 1 (0.37%) Data Lake
8 1 (0.37%) Data Warehouse
8 1 (0.37%) RDBMS
8 1 (0.37%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 71 (26.39%) Git (software)
2 37 (13.75%) Mocha
3 16 (5.95%) CMake
4 12 (4.46%) Jenkins
5 9 (3.35%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 9 (3.35%) TeamCity
5 9 (3.35%) Visual Studio Team System
6 4 (1.49%) Gradle
6 4 (1.49%) Maven
7 2 (0.74%) JUnit
8 1 (0.37%) Babel
8 1 (0.37%) JIRA
8 1 (0.37%) Mockito
General
1 142 (52.79%) Finance
2 56 (20.82%) Banking
3 50 (18.59%) Telecoms
4 30 (11.15%) Front Office
5 7 (2.60%) Financial Institution
5 7 (2.60%) Marketing
6 2 (0.74%) French Language
6 2 (0.74%) Games
6 2 (0.74%) German Language
6 2 (0.74%) Legal
6 2 (0.74%) Spanish Language
7 1 (0.37%) Advertising
7 1 (0.37%) Investment Banking
7 1 (0.37%) Retail
Job Titles
1 179 (66.54%) Developer
2 111 (41.26%) Blockchain Developer
3 48 (17.84%) Java Developer
4 44 (16.36%) Senior Developer
5 43 (15.99%) Backend Developer
6 35 (13.01%) Node.js Developer
7 23 (8.55%) Architect
8 22 (8.18%) C++ Developer
9 19 (7.06%) JavaScript Developer
10 18 (6.69%) Senior Backend Developer
10 18 (6.69%) Senior Java Developer
10 18 (6.69%) Software Developer
10 18 (6.69%) Solutions Architect
11 16 (5.95%) Python Developer
11 16 (5.95%) Senior Python Developer
12 15 (5.58%) Angular Developer
12 15 (5.58%) Blockchain Architect
13 14 (5.20%) AWS Developer
14 11 (4.09%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
15 10 (3.72%) React Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 74 (27.51%) Smart Contracts
2 71 (26.39%) Node.js
3 58 (21.56%) Truffle
4 54 (20.07%) web3js
5 40 (14.87%) React
6 37 (13.75%) Chai
6 37 (13.75%) Enzyme
6 37 (13.75%) Jest
7 35 (13.01%) CSS
8 33 (12.27%) AngularJS
8 33 (12.27%) HTML
8 33 (12.27%) Web Services
9 22 (8.18%) FIX Protocol
10 21 (7.81%) J2EE
10 21 (7.81%) J2SE
11 19 (7.06%) REST
12 18 (6.69%) POSIX
12 18 (6.69%) Pthreads
13 17 (6.32%) RESTful
14 16 (5.95%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 60 (22.30%) Fintech
2 40 (14.87%) Computer Science
3 39 (14.50%) Litecoin
4 19 (7.06%) Equities
4 19 (7.06%) Fixed Income
4 19 (7.06%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 17 (6.32%) Greenfield Project
6 16 (5.95%) Self-Motivation
7 12 (4.46%) Digital Currency
8 11 (4.09%) Analytical Skills
9 10 (3.72%) Virtual Team
10 9 (3.35%) Algorithms
10 9 (3.35%) Derivative
11 8 (2.97%) Data Structures
11 8 (2.97%) State Machine
12 7 (2.60%) Management Information System
13 4 (1.49%) Hedge funds
14 3 (1.12%) Blog
15 2 (0.74%) Private Cloud
16 1 (0.37%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
Operating Systems
1 81 (30.11%) Linux
2 35 (13.01%) VMS
3 22 (8.18%) Windows
4 5 (1.86%) Unix
5 3 (1.12%) CentOS
6 1 (0.37%) Debian
6 1 (0.37%) Mac OS
6 1 (0.37%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 141 (52.42%) Cryptocurrency
2 81 (30.11%) Test Automation
3 68 (25.28%) API Design
4 67 (24.91%) Front End Development
5 66 (24.54%) API Development
6 59 (21.93%) Software Engineering
7 54 (20.07%) Cryptography
7 54 (20.07%) Mathematics
8 44 (16.36%) Agile Software Development
9 36 (13.38%) Identity Management
10 34 (12.64%) Data Security
10 34 (12.64%) KYC
11 31 (11.52%) TDD
12 28 (10.41%) Asset Management
12 28 (10.41%) High-Frequency Trading
13 25 (9.29%) Algorithmic Trading
13 25 (9.29%) Multithreading
13 25 (9.29%) SDLC
14 21 (7.81%) Open Source
15 19 (7.06%) Market Making
Programming Languages
1 131 (48.70%) Java
2 115 (42.75%) Python
3 89 (33.09%) C++
4 71 (26.39%) Solidity
5 69 (25.65%) SQL
6 66 (24.54%) ES6
7 63 (23.42%) JavaScript
8 55 (20.45%) Go
9 48 (17.84%) Scala
10 30 (11.15%) C
11 21 (7.81%) Ruby
12 19 (7.06%) Haskell
12 19 (7.06%) Rust
13 18 (6.69%) Elixir
14 17 (6.32%) Apple Swift
14 17 (6.32%) Java 8
14 17 (6.32%) Lua
14 17 (6.32%) Objective-C
15 14 (5.20%) Java 9
16 12 (4.46%) PHP
Qualifications
1 42 (15.61%) Degree
2 33 (12.27%) Computer Science Degree
3 25 (9.29%) Master's Degree
4 23 (8.55%) PhD
5 4 (1.49%) ISEB
5 4 (1.49%) ISTQB
6 2 (0.74%) PMI Certification
6 2 (0.74%) PMP
7 1 (0.37%) CREST Certified
7 1 (0.37%) OSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (2.97%) QA
2 4 (1.49%) PMO
3 2 (0.74%) PSD2
3 2 (0.74%) SEPA
3 2 (0.74%) TARGET2
System Software
1 88 (32.71%) Docker
2 51 (18.96%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 67 (24.91%) Kubernetes
2 40 (14.87%) Docker Swarm
3 3 (1.12%) Consul
4 2 (0.74%) Ansible
4 2 (0.74%) FortiGate
5 1 (0.37%) Mesos
5 1 (0.37%) Terraform
Vendors
1 30 (11.15%) Google
2 3 (1.12%) Atlassian
3 2 (0.74%) Cisco
3 2 (0.74%) FIS
4 1 (0.37%) Red Hat