Period
to 20 August 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 20 August 2018 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Bitcoin
UK
6 months to
20 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 800 1081 1250
Rank change year-on-year +281 +169 +28
Permanent jobs citing Bitcoin 380 120 34
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.22% 0.068% 0.017%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.52% 0.15% 0.040%
Number of salaries quoted 308 113 32
UK median annual salary £80,000 £82,500 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -3.03% +37.50% -7.69%
10th Percentile £45,125 £59,000 £45,500
90th Percentile £110,000 £100,000 £92,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £80,000 £52,500 -
% change year-on-year +52.38% - -

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 73,510 77,931 85,301
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 43.50% 44.30% 43.26%
Number of salaries quoted 56,800 59,559 69,813
UK median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% - +5.26%
10th Percentile £28,000 £27,500 £27,000
90th Percentile £85,000 £81,250 £80,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.88% - +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 August 2018.

Salary histogram for Bitcoin in the UK

Bitcoin
Top 6 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 August 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 +277 372 £80,000 -3.03% 29
London +255 364 £78,750 -4.55% 28
UK excluding London +33 6 £80,000 +52.38% 1
South East +9 5 £80,000 +23.08%
Midlands +30 1 £50,000 +11.11%
East Midlands -6 1 £50,000 +11.11%

For the 6 months to 20 August 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.

1 337 (88.68%) Blockchain
2 223 (58.68%) Finance
3 205 (53.95%) Ethereum
4 204 (53.68%) Cryptocurrency
5 170 (44.74%) Amazon AWS
6 169 (44.47%) Java
7 136 (35.79%) Linux
8 128 (33.68%) Docker
9 125 (32.89%) Python
10 122 (32.11%) SQL
11 119 (31.32%) C++
12 117 (30.79%) Test Automation
13 115 (30.26%) Solidity
14 112 (29.47%) Microsoft Azure
15 111 (29.21%) NoSQL
15 111 (29.21%) Node.js
16 108 (28.42%) GitHub
16 108 (28.42%) Git (software)
17 105 (27.63%) Smart Contracts
18 100 (26.32%) Kubernetes
19 99 (26.05%) API Design
20 98 (25.79%) ES6
20 98 (25.79%) MySQL
21 94 (24.74%) Banking
21 94 (24.74%) Redis
21 94 (24.74%) API Development
22 93 (24.47%) Front End Development
22 93 (24.47%) PostgreSQL
22 93 (24.47%) JavaScript
23 90 (23.68%) Cloud Computing

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
1 205 (53.95%) Ethereum
2 21 (5.53%) Hyperledger
3 9 (2.37%) Apache
3 9 (2.37%) Tomcat
4 8 (2.11%) JBoss
5 6 (1.58%) CMS
6 5 (1.32%) WordPress
7 4 (1.05%) Apache Spark
8 1 (0.26%) Elasticsearch
8 1 (0.26%) Jetty
Business Applications
1 66 (17.37%) Distributed Ledger
2 48 (12.63%) Ripple
3 8 (2.11%) R3 Corda
Cloud Services
1 170 (44.74%) Amazon AWS
2 112 (29.47%) Microsoft Azure
3 108 (28.42%) GitHub
4 90 (23.68%) Cloud Computing
5 55 (14.47%) Amazon EC2
5 55 (14.47%) Amazon S3
6 8 (2.11%) Google Cloud Platform
6 8 (2.11%) Office 365
7 2 (0.53%) AWS CloudFormation
7 2 (0.53%) Slack
7 2 (0.53%) Trello
8 1 (0.26%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (2.37%) Network Security
2 1 (0.26%) IPFS
2 1 (0.26%) Peer-to-Peer Networking
Database & Business Intelligence
1 337 (88.68%) Blockchain
2 111 (29.21%) NoSQL
3 98 (25.79%) MySQL
4 94 (24.74%) Redis
5 93 (24.47%) PostgreSQL
6 21 (5.53%) Relational Database
7 6 (1.58%) Big Data
8 5 (1.32%) Hadoop
9 2 (0.53%) MongoDB
10 1 (0.26%) Data Warehouse
10 1 (0.26%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 108 (28.42%) Git (software)
2 61 (16.05%) Mocha
3 27 (7.11%) Jenkins
4 16 (4.21%) Maven
5 14 (3.68%) CMake
6 13 (3.42%) Gradle
7 11 (2.89%) RSpec
8 9 (2.37%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 9 (2.37%) git-flow
8 9 (2.37%) TeamCity
8 9 (2.37%) Visual Studio Team System
9 5 (1.32%) JUnit
10 3 (0.79%) JIRA
10 3 (0.79%) NUnit
11 2 (0.53%) Babel
12 1 (0.26%) Mockito
General
1 223 (58.68%) Finance
2 94 (24.74%) Banking
3 87 (22.89%) Telecoms
4 26 (6.84%) Front Office
5 13 (3.42%) Games
6 7 (1.84%) Financial Institution
6 7 (1.84%) Retail
7 5 (1.32%) Marketing
8 2 (0.53%) Law
9 1 (0.26%) Advertising
9 1 (0.26%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 255 (67.11%) Developer
2 150 (39.47%) Blockchain Developer
3 83 (21.84%) Senior Developer
4 65 (17.11%) Backend Developer
4 65 (17.11%) Java Developer
5 60 (15.79%) Node.js Developer
6 37 (9.74%) Architect
7 32 (8.42%) JavaScript Developer
8 27 (7.11%) Senior Backend Developer
9 26 (6.84%) Solutions Architect
10 22 (5.79%) Software Engineer
11 20 (5.26%) Blockchain Architect
12 19 (5.00%) C++ Developer
13 17 (4.47%) Senior Java Developer
14 15 (3.95%) Python Developer
14 15 (3.95%) Software Developer
15 14 (3.68%) Angular Developer
15 14 (3.68%) AWS Developer
16 13 (3.42%) React Developer
16 13 (3.42%) Senior Python Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 111 (29.21%) Node.js
2 105 (27.63%) Smart Contracts
3 83 (21.84%) Truffle
4 80 (21.05%) web3js
5 61 (16.05%) Chai
5 61 (16.05%) Jest
6 59 (15.53%) HTML
7 57 (15.00%) Enzyme
8 51 (13.42%) CSS
9 45 (11.84%) Web Services
10 40 (10.53%) React
11 34 (8.95%) AngularJS
12 31 (8.16%) J2EE
12 31 (8.16%) J2SE
13 27 (7.11%) Spring
14 23 (6.05%) FIX Protocol
14 23 (6.05%) REST
15 20 (5.26%) Ruby on Rails
16 17 (4.47%) RESTful
17 16 (4.21%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 80 (21.05%) Fintech
2 60 (15.79%) Computer Science
3 36 (9.47%) Litecoin
4 33 (8.68%) Greenfield Project
5 26 (6.84%) Digital Currency
6 18 (4.74%) Analytical Skills
7 16 (4.21%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 16 (4.21%) Self-Motivation
7 16 (4.21%) Virtual Team
8 15 (3.95%) Equities
8 15 (3.95%) Fixed Income
9 12 (3.16%) Linux Command Line
10 11 (2.89%) Mobile App
11 9 (2.37%) Derivative
12 8 (2.11%) Management Information System
13 7 (1.84%) Enterprise Software
13 7 (1.84%) Private Cloud
14 5 (1.32%) Algorithms
14 5 (1.32%) Hedge funds
15 4 (1.05%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 136 (35.79%) Linux
2 55 (14.47%) VMS
3 29 (7.63%) Windows
4 12 (3.16%) CentOS
5 7 (1.84%) Unix
6 2 (0.53%) Android
6 2 (0.53%) Apple iOS
6 2 (0.53%) Debian
6 2 (0.53%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 204 (53.68%) Cryptocurrency
2 117 (30.79%) Test Automation
3 99 (26.05%) API Design
4 94 (24.74%) API Development
5 93 (24.47%) Front End Development
6 80 (21.05%) Software Engineering
7 74 (19.47%) Agile Software Development
7 74 (19.47%) Mathematics
8 66 (17.37%) Identity Management
9 64 (16.84%) Data Security
9 64 (16.84%) KYC
10 62 (16.32%) Cryptography
11 48 (12.63%) TDD
12 42 (11.05%) SDLC
13 33 (8.68%) Open Source
14 31 (8.16%) Multithreading
15 27 (7.11%) Continuous Integration
15 27 (7.11%) DevOps
16 24 (6.32%) Asset Management
16 24 (6.32%) High-Frequency Trading
Programming Languages
1 169 (44.47%) Java
2 125 (32.89%) Python
3 122 (32.11%) SQL
4 119 (31.32%) C++
5 115 (30.26%) Solidity
6 98 (25.79%) ES6
7 93 (24.47%) JavaScript
8 61 (16.05%) Go
9 60 (15.79%) Scala
10 40 (10.53%) Ruby
11 38 (10.00%) C
12 26 (6.84%) Haskell
12 26 (6.84%) Kotlin
13 25 (6.58%) Rust
14 18 (4.74%) C#
14 18 (4.74%) Java 8
15 17 (4.47%) Elixir
16 16 (4.21%) Apple Swift
16 16 (4.21%) Lua
16 16 (4.21%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 57 (15.00%) Degree
2 42 (11.05%) Computer Science Degree
3 33 (8.68%) PhD
4 26 (6.84%) Master's Degree
5 4 (1.05%) ISEB
5 4 (1.05%) ISTQB
5 4 (1.05%) Numerate Degree
6 1 (0.26%) CREST Certified
6 1 (0.26%) OSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (1.32%) QA
2 4 (1.05%) PMO
System Software
1 128 (33.68%) Docker
2 78 (20.53%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 100 (26.32%) Kubernetes
2 63 (16.58%) Docker Swarm
3 14 (3.68%) Ansible
4 7 (1.84%) FortiGate
5 2 (0.53%) Terraform
6 1 (0.26%) Consul
6 1 (0.26%) Mesos
Vendors
1 32 (8.42%) Google
2 8 (2.11%) Atlassian
2 8 (2.11%) Cisco
3 4 (1.05%) Red Hat
4 3 (0.79%) Cloudera
4 3 (0.79%) Hortonworks
5 1 (0.26%) Tableau
5 1 (0.26%) Xamarin