The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Bitcoin in permanent job vacancies. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Bitcoin over the 3 months to 26 April 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Bitcoin
UK
3 months to
26 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 804 932 945
Rank change year-on-year +128 +13  
Permanent jobs citing Bitcoin 57 30 26
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.066% 0.029% 0.023%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.16% 0.068% 0.058%
Number of salaries quoted 54 30 24
Median salary £75,000 £60,000 £90,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +25.00% -33.33%  
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 - £50,000

Bitcoin is in the generic IT skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills.

Generic IT Skills
UK
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 35333 44259 45159
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 40.90% 42.61% 40.78%
Number of salaries quoted 28529 35787 35763
Median salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.26%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £75,000 £77,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +6.25%  

Bitcoin
Job Vacancy Trend

The job posting trend of jobs advertised citing Bitcoin as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Miscellaneous category.

Job vacancy trend for Bitcoin in the UK

Bitcoin
Salary Trend

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

Salary trend for Bitcoin in the UK

Bitcoin
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Bitcoin over the 3 months to 26 April 2017.

Salary histogram for Bitcoin in the UK

Bitcoin
Top 11 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Bitcoin within the UK over the 3 months to 26 April 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +124 57 £75,000 +25.00% 13
London +84 52 £78,750 +31.25% 13
City of London +46 12 £75,000 -6.25% 8
East Midlands - 3 £45,000 -
Northampton - 3 £45,000 -
Northamptonshire - 3 £45,000 -
Berkshire - 1 - -
Gloucestershire - 1 £45,000 -
South East - 1 - -
South West - 1 £45,000 -
Tewkesbury - 1 £45,000 -

For the 6 months to 26 April 2017, IT jobs citing Bitcoin also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads with a requirement for Bitcoin.

1 97 (96.04%) Blockchain
2 91 (90.10%) Finance
3 84 (83.17%) Fintech
4 73 (72.28%) Cryptocurrency
5 63 (62.38%) Software Engineering
6 57 (56.44%) Java
7 50 (49.50%) Greenfield Project
8 49 (48.51%) Computer Science
9 41 (40.59%) JavaScript
9 41 (40.59%) AngularJS
10 40 (39.60%) HTML
11 39 (38.61%) J2EE
12 37 (36.63%) OOP
13 36 (35.64%) J2SE
14 32 (31.68%) Node.js
15 28 (27.72%) CSS
16 27 (26.73%) HTML5
17 25 (24.75%) Agile Software Development
18 24 (23.76%) TDD
18 24 (23.76%) Financial Institution
19 20 (19.80%) React
20 17 (16.83%) C#
20 17 (16.83%) Multithreading
21 16 (15.84%) .NET
22 15 (14.85%) Scrum
23 14 (13.86%) Python
24 13 (12.87%) ASP.NET
24 13 (12.87%) MVC
24 13 (12.87%) ASP.NET MVC
24 13 (12.87%) ASP.NET Web API

Bitcoin
Co-occurring IT Skills 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 10 (9.90%) Ethereum
2 5 (4.95%) Hyperledger
3 1 (0.99%) Apache Pig
3 1 (0.99%) Apache Spark
3 1 (0.99%) Elasticsearch
3 1 (0.99%) eris
Applications
1 1 (0.99%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 2 (1.98%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 3 (2.97%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (1.98%) GitHub
3 1 (0.99%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.99%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (0.99%) AWS OpsWorks
3 1 (0.99%) Heroku
3 1 (0.99%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.99%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 97 (96.04%) Blockchain
2 9 (8.91%) SQL Server
3 8 (7.92%) Apache Cassandra
4 7 (6.93%) Redis
5 6 (5.94%) MongoDB
6 4 (3.96%) NoSQL
7 2 (1.98%) Big Data
7 2 (1.98%) CouchDB
7 2 (1.98%) Hadoop
7 2 (1.98%) Relational Database
8 1 (0.99%) Amazon RDS
8 1 (0.99%) Apache Hive
8 1 (0.99%) Mahout
8 1 (0.99%) PostgreSQL
8 1 (0.99%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 7 (6.93%) Git (software)
1 7 (6.93%) Jenkins
1 7 (6.93%) NUnit
1 7 (6.93%) TeamCity
2 6 (5.94%) Mercurial
3 5 (4.95%) AppVeyor
4 3 (2.97%) Protractor
4 3 (2.97%) Selenium
4 3 (2.97%) SoapUI
General
1 91 (90.10%) Finance
2 24 (23.76%) Financial Institution
3 8 (7.92%) Banking
4 4 (3.96%) Games
5 2 (1.98%) Electronics
5 2 (1.98%) Manufacturing
5 2 (1.98%) Marketing
5 2 (1.98%) Telecoms
6 1 (0.99%) Investment Banking
6 1 (0.99%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 89 (88.12%) Developer
2 48 (47.52%) Java Developer
3 29 (28.71%) Java Engineer
4 15 (14.85%) .NET Developer
4 15 (14.85%) JavaScript Developer
5 14 (13.86%) Senior Developer
6 10 (9.90%) JavaScript Engineer
7 8 (7.92%) Senior .NET Developer
7 8 (7.92%) Software Engineer
8 7 (6.93%) C# Developer
8 7 (6.93%) Senior C# Developer
9 6 (5.94%) ASP.NET Developer
9 6 (5.94%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
9 6 (5.94%) C# .NET Developer
9 6 (5.94%) Node.js Developer
9 6 (5.94%) Senior C# .NET Developer
10 4 (3.96%) Senior Java Developer
11 3 (2.97%) J2EE Developer
11 3 (2.97%) Java Software Engineer
11 3 (2.97%) Senior J2EE Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 41 (40.59%) AngularJS
2 40 (39.60%) HTML
3 39 (38.61%) J2EE
4 36 (35.64%) J2SE
5 32 (31.68%) Node.js
6 28 (27.72%) CSS
7 27 (26.73%) HTML5
8 20 (19.80%) React
9 16 (15.84%) .NET
10 13 (12.87%) ASP.NET
10 13 (12.87%) ASP.NET MVC
10 13 (12.87%) ASP.NET MVC 5
10 13 (12.87%) ASP.NET Web API
11 12 (11.88%) Spring
12 11 (10.89%) JPA
13 9 (8.91%) CSS3
14 8 (7.92%) jQuery
14 8 (7.92%) RabbitMQ
15 7 (6.93%) Ajax
15 7 (6.93%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 84 (83.17%) Fintech
2 50 (49.50%) Greenfield Project
3 49 (48.51%) Computer Science
4 4 (3.96%) Online Games
5 3 (2.97%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 2 (1.98%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (1.98%) Blog
6 2 (1.98%) Mobile Banking
6 2 (1.98%) User Experience
6 2 (1.98%) Virtual Team
7 1 (0.99%) Algorithms
7 1 (0.99%) Client/Server
7 1 (0.99%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (0.99%) Mobile Payment
7 1 (0.99%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 4 (3.96%) Linux
2 1 (0.99%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 73 (72.28%) Cryptocurrency
2 63 (62.38%) Software Engineering
3 37 (36.63%) OOP
4 25 (24.75%) Agile Software Development
5 24 (23.76%) TDD
6 17 (16.83%) Multithreading
7 15 (14.85%) Scrum
8 13 (12.87%) MVC
9 11 (10.89%) Functional Programming
10 10 (9.90%) Continuous Integration
10 10 (9.90%) Microservices
10 10 (9.90%) SDLC
11 9 (8.91%) BDD
11 9 (8.91%) Continuous Delivery
11 9 (8.91%) Pair Programming
12 7 (6.93%) CQRS
12 7 (6.93%) Low Latency
12 7 (6.93%) OOD
13 6 (5.94%) Dependency Injection
13 6 (5.94%) SOLID
Programming Languages
1 57 (56.44%) Java
2 41 (40.59%) JavaScript
3 17 (16.83%) C#
4 14 (13.86%) Python
5 11 (10.89%) C++
5 11 (10.89%) Scala
6 10 (9.90%) Haskell
7 8 (7.92%) Erlang
7 8 (7.92%) Kotlin
8 5 (4.95%) R
8 5 (4.95%) Ruby
9 3 (2.97%) Clojure
9 3 (2.97%) TypeScript
10 2 (1.98%) C
11 1 (0.99%) Go
11 1 (0.99%) Rust
11 1 (0.99%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (1.98%) Degree
2 1 (0.99%) PhD
2 1 (0.99%) PMI Certification
2 1 (0.99%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.97%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (1.98%) Ansible
1 2 (1.98%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 2 (1.98%) SAP
2 1 (0.99%) Adobe
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