Period
to 22 February 2018

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 22 February 2018 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Bitcoin
UK
6 months to
22 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 947 1117 1241
Rank change year-on-year +170 +124 +54
Permanent jobs citing Bitcoin 246 68 50
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.14% 0.039% 0.024%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.34% 0.095% 0.056%
Number of salaries quoted 208 56 37
UK median annual salary £75,000 £75,000 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +25.00% -33.33%
10th Percentile £37,500 £62,500 £44,300
90th Percentile £95,000 £97,500 £137,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £70,000 £70,000 -

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 73,350 71,384 88,886
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 41.66% 40.65% 42.35%
Number of salaries quoted 57,749 58,357 71,416
UK median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £48,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +4.17% +6.67%
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,500 £27,500
90th Percentile £82,500 £81,250 £80,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £43,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +1.18% - +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 22 February 2018.

Salary histogram for Bitcoin in the UK

Bitcoin
Top 7 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 22 February 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
England +168 242 £75,000 - 47
London +166 235 £75,000 - 44
UK excluding London +4 6 £70,000 - 3
East of England - 3 £80,000 - 1
South East +4 2 £70,000 - 1
East Midlands +5 1 £50,000 -28.57% 1
Midlands -2 1 £50,000 -28.57% 1

For the 6 months to 22 February 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 with a requirement for Bitcoin.

1 199 (80.89%) Blockchain
2 148 (60.16%) Finance
3 145 (58.94%) Cryptocurrency
4 111 (45.12%) Ethereum
5 108 (43.90%) Java
6 100 (40.65%) JavaScript
7 68 (27.64%) Node.js
8 61 (24.80%) Software Engineering
9 58 (23.58%) Solidity
9 58 (23.58%) AngularJS
10 56 (22.76%) Fintech
11 55 (22.36%) Banking
12 53 (21.54%) SQL
12 53 (21.54%) HTML
13 52 (21.14%) Linux
13 52 (21.14%) React
14 50 (20.33%) NoSQL
14 50 (20.33%) Amazon AWS
15 48 (19.51%) TDD
16 46 (18.70%) Docker
16 46 (18.70%) GitHub
17 44 (17.89%) Distributed Ledger
17 44 (17.89%) Agile Software Development
18 43 (17.48%) Spring
19 42 (17.07%) Redis
20 41 (16.67%) Git (software)
21 40 (16.26%) Python
22 38 (15.45%) Front End Development
23 37 (15.04%) CSS
24 36 (14.63%) MySQL

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
1 111 (45.12%) Ethereum
2 31 (12.60%) Hyperledger
3 8 (3.25%) Apache
4 7 (2.85%) nginx
5 6 (2.44%) Confluence
6 2 (0.81%) Apache Spark
6 2 (0.81%) Cloud Foundry
6 2 (0.81%) Elasticsearch
6 2 (0.81%) Tomcat
7 1 (0.41%) Gunicorn
7 1 (0.41%) JBoss
7 1 (0.41%) Jetty
7 1 (0.41%) Mongoose
7 1 (0.41%) OpenStack
Applications
1 3 (1.22%) Microsoft PowerPoint
1 3 (1.22%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 44 (17.89%) Distributed Ledger
2 24 (9.76%) Ripple
3 10 (4.07%) Ripple XRP
4 3 (1.22%) R3 Corda
Cloud Services
1 50 (20.33%) Amazon AWS
2 46 (18.70%) GitHub
3 35 (14.23%) Microsoft Azure
4 34 (13.82%) Cloud Computing
5 20 (8.13%) Amazon EC2
5 20 (8.13%) Amazon S3
6 8 (3.25%) Slack
7 7 (2.85%) Trello
8 1 (0.41%) Google Cloud Platform
8 1 (0.41%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 13 (5.28%) Internet
2 5 (2.03%) HTTP
3 4 (1.63%) IPFS
4 1 (0.41%) FTP
4 1 (0.41%) Network Security
4 1 (0.41%) Peer-to-Peer Networking
4 1 (0.41%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 199 (80.89%) Blockchain
2 50 (20.33%) NoSQL
3 42 (17.07%) Redis
4 36 (14.63%) MySQL
5 32 (13.01%) PostgreSQL
6 8 (3.25%) MongoDB
7 4 (1.63%) CouchDB
8 3 (1.22%) Apache Cassandra
8 3 (1.22%) Big Data
8 3 (1.22%) Hadoop
8 3 (1.22%) Neo4j
9 1 (0.41%) Data Warehouse
9 1 (0.41%) Relational Database
9 1 (0.41%) VoltDB
Development Applications
1 41 (16.67%) Git (software)
2 20 (8.13%) Mocha
3 17 (6.91%) Maven
4 12 (4.88%) RSpec
5 11 (4.47%) Jenkins
6 9 (3.66%) Gradle
7 8 (3.25%) Babel
8 5 (2.03%) git-flow
8 5 (2.03%) webpack
9 4 (1.63%) JIRA
10 2 (0.81%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 2 (0.81%) JUnit
10 2 (0.81%) NUnit
11 1 (0.41%) Bitbucket
11 1 (0.41%) CMake
11 1 (0.41%) Grunt
11 1 (0.41%) gulp
11 1 (0.41%) TeamCity
11 1 (0.41%) Vagrant
General
1 148 (60.16%) Finance
2 55 (22.36%) Banking
3 29 (11.79%) Telecoms
4 17 (6.91%) Financial Institution
5 6 (2.44%) Games
5 6 (2.44%) Retail
6 5 (2.03%) Pharmaceutical
7 4 (1.63%) Brand Awareness
7 4 (1.63%) Marketing
8 3 (1.22%) Manufacturing
8 3 (1.22%) Wholesale Banking
9 1 (0.41%) Back Office
9 1 (0.41%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 166 (67.48%) Developer
2 111 (45.12%) Blockchain Developer
3 70 (28.46%) Java Developer
4 47 (19.11%) Senior Developer
5 41 (16.67%) Software Engineer
6 30 (12.20%) Full Stack Developer
7 28 (11.38%) JavaScript Developer
8 25 (10.16%) Angular Developer
9 24 (9.76%) Blockchain Engineer
10 19 (7.72%) Node.js Developer
11 16 (6.50%) Senior Software Engineer
12 15 (6.10%) Ruby Developer
13 14 (5.69%) Senior Java Developer
14 10 (4.07%) Graduate
14 10 (4.07%) Junior
14 10 (4.07%) Junior Developer
15 9 (3.66%) Java Engineer
15 9 (3.66%) Junior JavaScript Developer
16 8 (3.25%) Software Developer
17 7 (2.85%) Graduate Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 68 (27.64%) Node.js
2 58 (23.58%) AngularJS
3 53 (21.54%) HTML
4 52 (21.14%) React
5 43 (17.48%) Spring
6 37 (15.04%) CSS
7 34 (13.82%) Smart Contracts
8 30 (12.20%) web3js
9 25 (10.16%) REST
10 23 (9.35%) Hibernate
10 23 (9.35%) Truffle
11 20 (8.13%) Angular 2
11 20 (8.13%) Chai
11 20 (8.13%) Enzyme
11 20 (8.13%) HTML5
11 20 (8.13%) Jest
12 19 (7.72%) Ruby on Rails
13 15 (6.10%) Web Services
14 13 (5.28%) Spring Boot
15 12 (4.88%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 56 (22.76%) Fintech
2 19 (7.72%) Digital Currency
3 17 (6.91%) Greenfield Project
4 16 (6.50%) Mobile App
5 14 (5.69%) Computer Science
5 14 (5.69%) Linux Command Line
6 13 (5.28%) Social Media
7 8 (3.25%) Virtual Team
8 6 (2.44%) Dash
9 5 (2.03%) Analytical Skills
9 5 (2.03%) User Experience
10 4 (1.63%) Video\Live Streaming
11 2 (0.81%) Algorithms
11 2 (0.81%) Analytical Mindset
11 2 (0.81%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 2 (0.81%) PKI
12 1 (0.41%) Derivative
12 1 (0.41%) Enterprise Software
12 1 (0.41%) Private Cloud
12 1 (0.41%) TWAP
Operating Systems
1 52 (21.14%) Linux
2 22 (8.94%) Android
2 22 (8.94%) Apple iOS
3 20 (8.13%) VMS
4 3 (1.22%) Unix
4 3 (1.22%) Windows
5 1 (0.41%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 145 (58.94%) Cryptocurrency
2 61 (24.80%) Software Engineering
3 48 (19.51%) TDD
4 44 (17.89%) Agile Software Development
5 38 (15.45%) Front End Development
6 30 (12.20%) API Development
7 27 (10.98%) DevOps
7 27 (10.98%) KYC
7 27 (10.98%) SDLC
8 26 (10.57%) Test Automation
9 23 (9.35%) API Design
9 23 (9.35%) Continuous Integration
10 22 (8.94%) Data Security
10 22 (8.94%) Identity Management
11 21 (8.54%) OOP
12 20 (8.13%) Machine Learning
13 16 (6.50%) Microservices
14 15 (6.10%) Analytics
15 14 (5.69%) Multithreading
16 13 (5.28%) Algorithmic Trading
Programming Languages
1 108 (43.90%) Java
2 100 (40.65%) JavaScript
3 58 (23.58%) Solidity
4 53 (21.54%) SQL
5 40 (16.26%) Python
6 33 (13.41%) ES6
7 31 (12.60%) Ruby
8 22 (8.94%) Kotlin
9 21 (8.54%) C++
10 17 (6.91%) Go
11 11 (4.47%) Bash Shell
12 10 (4.07%) CoffeeScript
12 10 (4.07%) TypeScript
13 9 (3.66%) ES7
14 8 (3.25%) Groovy
15 7 (2.85%) Elixir
15 7 (2.85%) Rust
16 4 (1.63%) Apple Swift
16 4 (1.63%) C
16 4 (1.63%) F#
Qualifications
1 25 (10.16%) Degree
2 7 (2.85%) Computer Science Degree
3 4 (1.63%) PhD
4 2 (0.81%) Numerate Degree
5 1 (0.41%) Master's Degree
5 1 (0.41%) PMI Certification
5 1 (0.41%) PMP
5 1 (0.41%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (2.44%) QA
System Software
1 46 (18.70%) Docker
2 21 (8.54%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 34 (13.82%) Kubernetes
2 20 (8.13%) Docker Swarm
3 15 (6.10%) Ansible
4 1 (0.41%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 9 (3.66%) Xamarin
2 5 (2.03%) LexisNexis
3 3 (1.22%) Cognizant
4 1 (0.41%) Atlassian
4 1 (0.41%) Cisco
4 1 (0.41%) Cloudera
4 1 (0.41%) Google
4 1 (0.41%) Hortonworks
4 1 (0.41%) Tableau