Period
to 20 October 2017

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 6 months to 20 October 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Bitcoin
UK
6 months to
20 Oct 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 1066 1200 1301
Rank change year-on-year +134 +101 +26
Permanent jobs citing Bitcoin 126 28 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.072% 0.015% 0.006%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.17% 0.036% 0.015%
Number of salaries quoted 114 24 12
UK median annual salary £77,500 £81,250 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.62% +54.76% -
10th Percentile £57,500 £47,000 £38,250
90th Percentile £112,500 £101,250 £89,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £65,000 £75,000 -
% change year-on-year -13.33% - -

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 with a requirement for generic IT skills.

All Generic IT Skills
UK
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 75372 78335 91307
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 43.26% 41.03% 41.62%
Number of salaries quoted 56578 64226 73065
UK median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,500 £26,750
90th Percentile £82,500 £80,000 £78,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +6.25% -

Bitcoin
Job Vacancy Trend

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

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 6 months to 20 October 2017.

Salary histogram for Bitcoin in the UK

Bitcoin
Top 4 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 6 months to 20 October 2017. 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
England +145 122 £77,500 -4.62% 9
London +124 120 £78,500 -4.85% 9
UK excluding London +51 2 £65,000 -13.33%
South East - 2 £65,000 -

For the 6 months to 20 October 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.

1 106 (84.13%) Blockchain
2 84 (66.67%) Finance
3 82 (65.08%) Cryptocurrency
4 77 (61.11%) Java
5 67 (53.17%) Fintech
6 47 (37.30%) Software Engineering
7 41 (32.54%) JavaScript
8 38 (30.16%) Agile Software Development
8 38 (30.16%) TDD
9 35 (27.78%) Digital Currency
10 34 (26.98%) Node.js
11 33 (26.19%) Ethereum
12 31 (24.60%) AngularJS
12 31 (24.60%) Financial Institution
13 24 (19.05%) Spring
14 22 (17.46%) OOP
15 21 (16.67%) REST
16 20 (15.87%) Kotlin
17 19 (15.08%) C#
17 19 (15.08%) Haskell
17 19 (15.08%) Open Source
18 17 (13.49%) Banking
18 17 (13.49%) Computer Science
19 16 (12.70%) .NET
19 16 (12.70%) Python
19 16 (12.70%) J2SE
19 16 (12.70%) MongoDB
20 15 (11.90%) Multithreading
20 15 (11.90%) React
21 14 (11.11%) Functional Programming

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 33 (26.19%) Ethereum
2 7 (5.56%) Hyperledger
3 2 (1.59%) Cloud Foundry
4 1 (0.79%) Apache Spark
4 1 (0.79%) OpenStack
Business Applications
1 3 (2.38%) R3 Corda
Cloud Services
1 11 (8.73%) GitHub
2 4 (3.17%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.79%) AWS CloudFormation
3 1 (0.79%) Google Cloud Platform
3 1 (0.79%) IaaS
3 1 (0.79%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.59%) Internet
1 2 (1.59%) NFC
1 2 (1.59%) Peer-to-Peer Networking
1 2 (1.59%) RFID
2 1 (0.79%) FTP
2 1 (0.79%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 106 (84.13%) Blockchain
2 16 (12.70%) MongoDB
3 14 (11.11%) NoSQL
4 11 (8.73%) Redis
5 9 (7.14%) CouchDB
6 7 (5.56%) PostgreSQL
7 5 (3.97%) Apache Cassandra
8 1 (0.79%) Big Data
8 1 (0.79%) Data Warehouse
8 1 (0.79%) Hadoop
8 1 (0.79%) Neo4j
Development Applications
1 9 (7.14%) Jenkins
2 8 (6.35%) NUnit
3 5 (3.97%) TeamCity
4 4 (3.17%) webpack
5 3 (2.38%) Jasmine
5 3 (2.38%) Karma Test Runner
6 2 (1.59%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 2 (1.59%) JIRA
6 2 (1.59%) Maven
7 1 (0.79%) gulp
7 1 (0.79%) Vagrant
General
1 84 (66.67%) Finance
2 31 (24.60%) Financial Institution
3 17 (13.49%) Banking
4 9 (7.14%) Marketing
5 7 (5.56%) Telecoms
6 5 (3.97%) Electronics
6 5 (3.97%) Investment Banking
6 5 (3.97%) Manufacturing
7 4 (3.17%) Brand Awareness
7 4 (3.17%) Games
7 4 (3.17%) Publishing
8 3 (2.38%) Legal
9 2 (1.59%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 80 (63.49%) Developer
2 48 (38.10%) Blockchain Developer
3 41 (32.54%) Java Developer
4 22 (17.46%) Blockchain Engineer
5 20 (15.87%) Software Engineer
6 17 (13.49%) Java Engineer
7 13 (10.32%) .NET Developer
7 13 (10.32%) C# Developer
7 13 (10.32%) Node.js Developer
8 12 (9.52%) JavaScript Developer
8 12 (9.52%) Senior Developer
9 11 (8.73%) C# .NET Developer
10 9 (7.14%) Senior Software Engineer
11 8 (6.35%) Java Software Engineer
12 7 (5.56%) Angular Developer
13 6 (4.76%) Software Developer
14 5 (3.97%) Consultant
14 5 (3.97%) Java Software Developer
14 5 (3.97%) Scala Software Engineer
14 5 (3.97%) Senior C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 34 (26.98%) Node.js
2 31 (24.60%) AngularJS
3 24 (19.05%) Spring
4 21 (16.67%) REST
5 16 (12.70%) .NET
5 16 (12.70%) J2SE
6 15 (11.90%) React
7 14 (11.11%) J2EE
8 11 (8.73%) Hibernate
8 11 (8.73%) HTML
9 10 (7.94%) Angular 2
9 10 (7.94%) HTML5
10 9 (7.14%) ASP.NET
10 9 (7.14%) CSS
11 7 (5.56%) CSS3
12 6 (4.76%) ASP.NET MVC
12 6 (4.76%) WebSockets
13 5 (3.97%) Ajax
13 5 (3.97%) JPA
13 5 (3.97%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 67 (53.17%) Fintech
2 35 (27.78%) Digital Currency
3 17 (13.49%) Computer Science
4 14 (11.11%) Greenfield Project
5 8 (6.35%) Social Media
6 4 (3.17%) Algorithms
6 4 (3.17%) Mobile App
7 3 (2.38%) Analytical Skills
7 3 (2.38%) Virtual Team
8 2 (1.59%) Client/Server
8 2 (1.59%) Internet of Things
8 2 (1.59%) PKI
9 1 (0.79%) Enterprise Software
9 1 (0.79%) Robotics
Operating Systems
1 10 (7.94%) Android
1 10 (7.94%) Apple iOS
2 6 (4.76%) Linux
3 3 (2.38%) Unix
4 1 (0.79%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 82 (65.08%) Cryptocurrency
2 47 (37.30%) Software Engineering
3 38 (30.16%) Agile Software Development
3 38 (30.16%) TDD
4 22 (17.46%) OOP
5 19 (15.08%) Open Source
6 15 (11.90%) Multithreading
7 14 (11.11%) Functional Programming
8 10 (7.94%) Continuous Integration
8 10 (7.94%) DevOps
8 10 (7.94%) Machine Learning
9 9 (7.14%) Low Latency
10 8 (6.35%) Cryptography
10 8 (6.35%) MVC
10 8 (6.35%) SDLC
11 7 (5.56%) Pair Programming
11 7 (5.56%) Use Case
12 6 (4.76%) Analytics
12 6 (4.76%) Microservices
12 6 (4.76%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 77 (61.11%) Java
2 41 (32.54%) JavaScript
3 20 (15.87%) Kotlin
4 19 (15.08%) C#
4 19 (15.08%) Haskell
5 16 (12.70%) Python
6 13 (10.32%) Erlang
7 10 (7.94%) Scala
8 9 (7.14%) C++
9 8 (6.35%) F#
10 7 (5.56%) C
10 7 (5.56%) Ruby
11 6 (4.76%) Apple Swift
12 5 (3.97%) OCaml
13 4 (3.17%) PHP
13 4 (3.17%) SQL
14 3 (2.38%) Go
14 3 (2.38%) Solidity
15 2 (1.59%) ES6
15 2 (1.59%) XQuery
Qualifications
1 9 (7.14%) Degree
2 1 (0.79%) PMI Certification
2 1 (0.79%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.79%) GCP
System Software
1 7 (5.56%) Docker
2 1 (0.79%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 11 (8.73%) Ansible
2 9 (7.14%) Kubernetes
3 1 (0.79%) Grafana
3 1 (0.79%) Munin
3 1 (0.79%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (0.79%) Puppet
3 1 (0.79%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 5 (3.97%) SAP
2 1 (0.79%) Citrix
2 1 (0.79%) VMware