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 25 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
25 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Bitcoin
UK
Rank 819 926 938
Rank change year-on-year +107 +12  
Permanent jobs citing Bitcoin 48 38 18
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.057% 0.037% 0.017%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.15% 0.090% 0.044%
Number of salaries quoted 42 38 16
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 - -

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 32599 42296 41280
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 38.38% 40.95% 38.86%
Number of salaries quoted 26231 33780 32617
Median salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.26%  
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £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 25 March 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 25 March 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 +102 48 £75,000 +25.00% 8
London +77 42 £75,000 +25.00% 7
City of London +46 8 £75,000 -6.25% 6
East Midlands - 4 £50,000 - 1
Northampton - 4 £50,000 - 1
Northamptonshire - 4 £50,000 - 1
Berkshire - 1 - -
Gloucestershire - 1 £45,000 -
South East - 1 - -
South West - 1 £45,000 -
Tewkesbury - 1 £45,000 -

Bitcoin
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 25 March 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 75 (92.59%) Blockchain
2 74 (91.36%) Finance
3 67 (82.72%) Fintech
4 56 (69.14%) Cryptocurrency
5 52 (64.20%) Software Engineering
6 49 (60.49%) Java
7 43 (53.09%) Computer Science
8 36 (44.44%) JavaScript
9 35 (43.21%) HTML
10 34 (41.98%) AngularJS
11 33 (40.74%) OOP
12 29 (35.80%) J2EE
13 28 (34.57%) Node.js
14 26 (32.10%) J2SE
15 25 (30.86%) CSS
16 22 (27.16%) HTML5
17 20 (24.69%) React
18 19 (23.46%) Agile Software Development
19 18 (22.22%) TDD
20 14 (17.28%) Python
21 12 (14.81%) C++
21 12 (14.81%) Scrum
22 11 (13.58%) C#
22 11 (13.58%) Git (software)
23 10 (12.35%) Scala
23 10 (12.35%) ASP.NET MVC
23 10 (12.35%) Spring
23 10 (12.35%) Multithreading
23 10 (12.35%) .NET
23 10 (12.35%) ASP.NET

Bitcoin
Top Related 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 4 (4.94%) Ethereum
2 2 (2.47%) Hyperledger
3 1 (1.23%) Apache Pig
3 1 (1.23%) Apache Spark
3 1 (1.23%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 1 (1.23%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 2 (2.47%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.23%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (1.23%) Amazon EC2
1 1 (1.23%) AWS OpsWorks
1 1 (1.23%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.23%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 75 (92.59%) Blockchain
2 8 (9.88%) SQL Server
3 4 (4.94%) Big Data
4 3 (3.70%) Apache Cassandra
4 3 (3.70%) Relational Database
5 2 (2.47%) Hadoop
5 2 (2.47%) RDBMS
5 2 (2.47%) Redis
6 1 (1.23%) Amazon RDS
6 1 (1.23%) Apache Hive
6 1 (1.23%) Mahout
6 1 (1.23%) MongoDB
6 1 (1.23%) NoSQL
6 1 (1.23%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 11 (13.58%) Git (software)
2 8 (9.88%) AppVeyor
2 8 (9.88%) Jenkins
2 8 (9.88%) Mercurial
3 3 (3.70%) Protractor
3 3 (3.70%) Selenium
3 3 (3.70%) SoapUI
4 2 (2.47%) NUnit
4 2 (2.47%) TeamCity
General
1 74 (91.36%) Finance
2 10 (12.35%) Financial Institution
3 4 (4.94%) Banking
3 4 (4.94%) Games
4 2 (2.47%) Electronics
4 2 (2.47%) Manufacturing
4 2 (2.47%) Marketing
4 2 (2.47%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 69 (85.19%) Developer
2 39 (48.15%) Java Developer
3 31 (38.27%) Java Engineer
4 15 (18.52%) JavaScript Developer
5 10 (12.35%) .NET Developer
5 10 (12.35%) JavaScript Engineer
6 9 (11.11%) Software Engineer
7 8 (9.88%) ASP.NET Developer
7 8 (9.88%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
8 7 (8.64%) Senior Developer
9 5 (6.17%) Software Developer
10 4 (4.94%) .NET Software Developer
10 4 (4.94%) Java Software Engineer
10 4 (4.94%) Node.js Developer
10 4 (4.94%) Senior Java Developer
11 3 (3.70%) AWS Developer
11 3 (3.70%) AWS Engineer
11 3 (3.70%) Senior J2EE Developer
11 3 (3.70%) Senior Java/J2EE Developer
11 3 (3.70%) Senior JavaScript Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 35 (43.21%) HTML
2 34 (41.98%) AngularJS
3 29 (35.80%) J2EE
4 28 (34.57%) Node.js
5 26 (32.10%) J2SE
6 25 (30.86%) CSS
7 22 (27.16%) HTML5
8 20 (24.69%) React
9 10 (12.35%) .NET
9 10 (12.35%) ASP.NET
9 10 (12.35%) ASP.NET MVC
9 10 (12.35%) ASP.NET MVC 5
9 10 (12.35%) ASP.NET Web API
9 10 (12.35%) Spring
10 9 (11.11%) JPA
10 9 (11.11%) JSON
11 8 (9.88%) .NET Framework
11 8 (9.88%) Entity Framework
11 8 (9.88%) Ninject
11 8 (9.88%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 67 (82.72%) Fintech
2 43 (53.09%) Computer Science
3 4 (4.94%) Online Games
4 3 (3.70%) Algorithms
5 2 (2.47%) Blog
5 2 (2.47%) Data Structures
5 2 (2.47%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 2 (2.47%) User Experience
5 2 (2.47%) Virtual Team
6 1 (1.23%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (1.23%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 3 (3.70%) Linux
2 1 (1.23%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 56 (69.14%) Cryptocurrency
2 52 (64.20%) Software Engineering
3 33 (40.74%) OOP
4 19 (23.46%) Agile Software Development
5 18 (22.22%) TDD
6 12 (14.81%) Scrum
7 10 (12.35%) Multithreading
7 10 (12.35%) MVC
8 9 (11.11%) Functional Programming
9 8 (9.88%) Continuous Integration
9 8 (9.88%) Dependency Injection
9 8 (9.88%) Microservices
9 8 (9.88%) SDLC
9 8 (9.88%) SOLID
10 7 (8.64%) BDD
10 7 (8.64%) Continuous Delivery
10 7 (8.64%) Pair Programming
11 5 (6.17%) Data Transformation
11 5 (6.17%) ETL
12 3 (3.70%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 49 (60.49%) Java
2 36 (44.44%) JavaScript
3 14 (17.28%) Python
4 12 (14.81%) C++
5 11 (13.58%) C#
6 10 (12.35%) Scala
7 8 (9.88%) Haskell
8 7 (8.64%) Kotlin
9 6 (7.41%) Erlang
10 5 (6.17%) Ruby
11 3 (3.70%) C
11 3 (3.70%) OCaml
11 3 (3.70%) R
12 2 (2.47%) Clojure
12 2 (2.47%) TypeScript
13 1 (1.23%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (1.23%) Degree
1 1 (1.23%) PMI Certification
1 1 (1.23%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.70%) QA
Vendors
1 2 (2.47%) SAP
2 1 (1.23%) Adobe
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