Period
to 19 August 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 19 August 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Bitcoin
UK
6 months to
19 Aug 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 1065 1230 1272
Rank change year-on-year +165 +42 +51
Permanent jobs citing Bitcoin 118 34 24
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.067% 0.017% 0.011%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.16% 0.041% 0.027%
Number of salaries quoted 111 32 22
UK median annual salary £80,000 £60,000 £65,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +33.33% -7.69% +23.81%
10th Percentile £58,750 £45,500 £38,250
90th Percentile £100,000 £92,250 £92,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £52,500 - £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 75705 82161 89580
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 42.79% 41.66% 41.21%
Number of salaries quoted 57774 67209 71350
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 £26,250
90th Percentile £82,500 £80,000 £77,500
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 19 August 2017.

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 19 August 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 +168 118 £80,000 +33.33% 7
London +108 112 £82,500 +37.50% 7
UK excluding London - 6 £52,500 -
East Midlands - 3 £45,000 -
Midlands - 3 £45,000 -
South East - 2 £65,000 -
South West - 1 £45,000 -

For the 6 months to 19 August 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.

1 109 (92.37%) Blockchain
2 96 (81.36%) Finance
3 86 (72.88%) Fintech
4 77 (65.25%) Cryptocurrency
5 66 (55.93%) Java
6 53 (44.92%) Software Engineering
7 49 (41.53%) Financial Institution
8 48 (40.68%) Digital Currency
9 44 (37.29%) Agile Software Development
10 43 (36.44%) TDD
11 36 (30.51%) AngularJS
11 36 (30.51%) JavaScript
12 30 (25.42%) OOP
12 30 (25.42%) Ethereum
13 29 (24.58%) C#
14 28 (23.73%) J2SE
14 28 (23.73%) Haskell
15 27 (22.88%) Computer Science
15 27 (22.88%) J2EE
16 26 (22.03%) .NET
17 25 (21.19%) HTML
17 25 (21.19%) HTML5
17 25 (21.19%) Node.js
18 24 (20.34%) Greenfield Project
19 22 (18.64%) Functional Programming
20 21 (17.80%) Scala
21 20 (16.95%) Erlang
22 19 (16.10%) Spring
22 19 (16.10%) Kotlin
23 17 (14.41%) Multithreading

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 30 (25.42%) Ethereum
2 8 (6.78%) Hyperledger
3 1 (0.85%) Apache Spark
3 1 (0.85%) Elasticsearch
3 1 (0.85%) eris
Business Applications
1 4 (3.39%) R3 Corda
Cloud Services
1 11 (9.32%) GitHub
2 3 (2.54%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (1.69%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (1.69%) SaaS
4 1 (0.85%) AWS CloudFormation
4 1 (0.85%) Google Cloud Platform
4 1 (0.85%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (2.54%) Internet
2 2 (1.69%) NFC
2 2 (1.69%) RFID
3 1 (0.85%) Peer-to-Peer Networking
Database & Business Intelligence
1 109 (92.37%) Blockchain
2 15 (12.71%) MongoDB
3 12 (10.17%) NoSQL
3 12 (10.17%) Redis
4 11 (9.32%) Apache Cassandra
5 9 (7.63%) CouchDB
6 6 (5.08%) SQL Server
7 2 (1.69%) PostgreSQL
8 1 (0.85%) Big Data
8 1 (0.85%) Hadoop
8 1 (0.85%) RDBMS
8 1 (0.85%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 13 (11.02%) NUnit
2 12 (10.17%) Jenkins
3 10 (8.47%) TeamCity
4 4 (3.39%) webpack
5 3 (2.54%) Git (software)
5 3 (2.54%) Jasmine
5 3 (2.54%) Karma Test Runner
5 3 (2.54%) Mercurial
6 2 (1.69%) AppVeyor
7 1 (0.85%) gulp
General
1 96 (81.36%) Finance
2 49 (41.53%) Financial Institution
3 12 (10.17%) Banking
4 6 (5.08%) Investment Banking
5 5 (4.24%) Electronics
5 5 (4.24%) Manufacturing
5 5 (4.24%) Marketing
5 5 (4.24%) Publishing
5 5 (4.24%) Telecoms
6 3 (2.54%) Games
7 2 (1.69%) Legal
8 1 (0.85%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 89 (75.42%) Developer
2 43 (36.44%) Blockchain Developer
2 43 (36.44%) Java Developer
3 22 (18.64%) .NET Developer
4 20 (16.95%) Java Engineer
5 17 (14.41%) C# Developer
6 16 (13.56%) Blockchain Engineer
7 14 (11.86%) C# .NET Developer
8 13 (11.02%) Senior Developer
9 12 (10.17%) Software Engineer
10 10 (8.47%) Node.js Developer
11 9 (7.63%) Senior .NET Developer
11 9 (7.63%) Senior C# Developer
12 7 (5.93%) Senior C# .NET Developer
13 6 (5.08%) Java Scala Software Engineer
13 6 (5.08%) Java Software Engineer
13 6 (5.08%) Scala Software Engineer
14 4 (3.39%) JavaScript Developer
15 3 (2.54%) ASP.NET Developer
15 3 (2.54%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 36 (30.51%) AngularJS
2 28 (23.73%) J2SE
3 27 (22.88%) J2EE
4 26 (22.03%) .NET
5 25 (21.19%) HTML
5 25 (21.19%) HTML5
5 25 (21.19%) Node.js
6 19 (16.10%) Spring
7 16 (13.56%) ASP.NET
7 16 (13.56%) CSS
8 15 (12.71%) REST
9 13 (11.02%) ASP.NET MVC
9 13 (11.02%) ASP.NET MVC 5
9 13 (11.02%) ASP.NET Web API
9 13 (11.02%) CSS3
10 12 (10.17%) React
11 11 (9.32%) WebSockets
12 10 (8.47%) Kafka
12 10 (8.47%) RabbitMQ
12 10 (8.47%) SignalR
Miscellaneous
1 86 (72.88%) Fintech
2 48 (40.68%) Digital Currency
3 27 (22.88%) Computer Science
4 24 (20.34%) Greenfield Project
5 3 (2.54%) Algorithms
5 3 (2.54%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 2 (1.69%) Internet of Things
6 2 (1.69%) Mobile Banking
7 1 (0.85%) Analytical Skills
7 1 (0.85%) Client/Server
7 1 (0.85%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (0.85%) Mobile Payment
7 1 (0.85%) PKI
7 1 (0.85%) Robotics
7 1 (0.85%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 7 (5.93%) Linux
2 3 (2.54%) Unix
3 2 (1.69%) Android
3 2 (1.69%) Apple iOS
4 1 (0.85%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 77 (65.25%) Cryptocurrency
2 53 (44.92%) Software Engineering
3 44 (37.29%) Agile Software Development
4 43 (36.44%) TDD
5 30 (25.42%) OOP
6 22 (18.64%) Functional Programming
7 17 (14.41%) Multithreading
8 15 (12.71%) Open Source
9 13 (11.02%) Continuous Integration
9 13 (11.02%) MVC
9 13 (11.02%) Pair Programming
9 13 (11.02%) Scrum
10 11 (9.32%) Low Latency
11 10 (8.47%) Continuous Delivery
11 10 (8.47%) CQRS
11 10 (8.47%) DevOps
11 10 (8.47%) Microservices
11 10 (8.47%) OOD
12 9 (7.63%) BDD
13 8 (6.78%) Cryptography
Programming Languages
1 66 (55.93%) Java
2 36 (30.51%) JavaScript
3 29 (24.58%) C#
4 28 (23.73%) Haskell
5 21 (17.80%) Scala
6 20 (16.95%) Erlang
7 19 (16.10%) Kotlin
8 15 (12.71%) Python
9 7 (5.93%) C++
9 7 (5.93%) F#
10 6 (5.08%) C
11 5 (4.24%) OCaml
11 5 (4.24%) Ruby
12 4 (3.39%) PHP
12 4 (3.39%) R
13 3 (2.54%) SQL
13 3 (2.54%) TypeScript
14 2 (1.69%) Apple Swift
14 2 (1.69%) Solidity
15 1 (0.85%) ES6
Qualifications
1 3 (2.54%) Degree
2 1 (0.85%) Computer Science Degree
2 1 (0.85%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.85%) GCP
System Software
1 5 (4.24%) Docker
Systems Management
1 10 (8.47%) Ansible
2 9 (7.63%) Kubernetes
3 1 (0.85%) Grafana
3 1 (0.85%) Munin
3 1 (0.85%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (0.85%) Puppet
3 1 (0.85%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 5 (4.24%) SAP