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 27 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Bitcoin
UK
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 825 922 971
Rank change year-on-year +97 +49  
Permanent jobs citing Bitcoin 65 10 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.073% 0.010% 0.010%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.17% 0.025% 0.025%
Number of salaries quoted 62 8 11
Median salary £87,500 £52,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +68.26% -5.45%  
90% offered a salary of more than £60,500 £48,000 £50,000
10% offered a salary of more than £95,000 £100,000 £90,000
UK excluding London median salary £60,000 - £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 37636 40656 44723
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 42.21% 41.29% 40.87%
Number of salaries quoted 29392 33323 35694
Median salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.26%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £29,500 £28,250
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 27 June 2017.

Salary histogram for Bitcoin in the UK

Bitcoin
Top 9 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 27 June 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 +100 65 £87,500 +68.26% 5
London +88 62 £87,500 +68.26% 5
City of London +37 7 £85,000 - 3
Hampshire - 2 £65,000 -
South East - 2 £65,000 -
East Midlands - 1 £45,000 -
Northamptonshire - 1 £45,000 -
Northampton - 1 £45,000 -
Basingstoke - 1 £60,000 -

For the 6 months to 27 June 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 (93.81%) Blockchain
2 98 (86.73%) Finance
3 93 (82.30%) Fintech
4 76 (67.26%) Cryptocurrency
5 65 (57.52%) Software Engineering
6 64 (56.64%) Java
7 44 (38.94%) Financial Institution
8 43 (38.05%) Computer Science
9 42 (37.17%) AngularJS
10 41 (36.28%) Greenfield Project
11 39 (34.51%) J2EE
12 37 (32.74%) JavaScript
12 37 (32.74%) OOP
13 36 (31.86%) HTML
13 36 (31.86%) J2SE
13 36 (31.86%) TDD
14 33 (29.20%) Agile Software Development
15 32 (28.32%) Node.js
16 30 (26.55%) HTML5
17 24 (21.24%) C#
18 23 (20.35%) Haskell
19 22 (19.47%) CSS
20 21 (18.58%) .NET
21 20 (17.70%) Scala
22 18 (15.93%) Multithreading
22 18 (15.93%) Erlang
22 18 (15.93%) Ethereum
22 18 (15.93%) Kotlin
23 17 (15.04%) React
23 17 (15.04%) 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 18 (15.93%) Ethereum
2 6 (5.31%) Hyperledger
3 1 (0.88%) Apache Spark
3 1 (0.88%) Elasticsearch
3 1 (0.88%) eris
Business Applications
1 5 (4.42%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 7 (6.19%) GitHub
2 3 (2.65%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.88%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.88%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (0.88%) AWS OpsWorks
3 1 (0.88%) Heroku
3 1 (0.88%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (2.65%) Internet
2 2 (1.77%) NFC
2 2 (1.77%) RFID
Database & Business Intelligence
1 106 (93.81%) Blockchain
2 12 (10.62%) MongoDB
2 12 (10.62%) Redis
3 11 (9.73%) Apache Cassandra
4 8 (7.08%) NoSQL
4 8 (7.08%) SQL Server
5 6 (5.31%) CouchDB
6 3 (2.65%) PostgreSQL
7 2 (1.77%) Relational Database
8 1 (0.88%) Amazon RDS
8 1 (0.88%) Big Data
8 1 (0.88%) Hadoop
8 1 (0.88%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 10 (8.85%) Jenkins
1 10 (8.85%) NUnit
1 10 (8.85%) TeamCity
2 5 (4.42%) Git (software)
2 5 (4.42%) Mercurial
3 4 (3.54%) AppVeyor
4 3 (2.65%) Protractor
4 3 (2.65%) Selenium
4 3 (2.65%) SoapUI
General
1 98 (86.73%) Finance
2 44 (38.94%) Financial Institution
3 11 (9.73%) Banking
4 6 (5.31%) Investment Banking
5 5 (4.42%) Electronics
5 5 (4.42%) Manufacturing
5 5 (4.42%) Marketing
5 5 (4.42%) Telecoms
6 2 (1.77%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 91 (80.53%) Developer
2 49 (43.36%) Java Developer
3 25 (22.12%) Java Engineer
4 18 (15.93%) .NET Developer
5 15 (13.27%) Senior Developer
6 12 (10.62%) C# Developer
7 11 (9.73%) Software Engineer
8 9 (7.96%) C# .NET Developer
8 9 (7.96%) JavaScript Developer
8 9 (7.96%) Node.js Developer
8 9 (7.96%) Senior .NET Developer
8 9 (7.96%) Senior C# Developer
9 7 (6.19%) Senior C# .NET Developer
10 6 (5.31%) Java Scala Software Engineer
10 6 (5.31%) Java Software Engineer
10 6 (5.31%) Scala Software Engineer
11 5 (4.42%) ASP.NET Developer
11 5 (4.42%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
12 4 (3.54%) Consultant
12 4 (3.54%) Senior Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 42 (37.17%) AngularJS
2 39 (34.51%) J2EE
3 36 (31.86%) HTML
3 36 (31.86%) J2SE
4 32 (28.32%) Node.js
5 30 (26.55%) HTML5
6 22 (19.47%) CSS
7 21 (18.58%) .NET
8 17 (15.04%) React
9 15 (13.27%) ASP.NET
9 15 (13.27%) ASP.NET MVC
9 15 (13.27%) ASP.NET MVC 5
9 15 (13.27%) ASP.NET Web API
10 14 (12.39%) Spring
11 13 (11.50%) JPA
12 11 (9.73%) CSS3
13 10 (8.85%) jQuery
13 10 (8.85%) Kafka
13 10 (8.85%) SignalR
13 10 (8.85%) WebSockets
Miscellaneous
1 93 (82.30%) Fintech
2 43 (38.05%) Computer Science
3 41 (36.28%) Greenfield Project
4 3 (2.65%) Algorithms
4 3 (2.65%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 2 (1.77%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (1.77%) Blog
5 2 (1.77%) Internet of Things
5 2 (1.77%) Mobile Banking
6 1 (0.88%) Client/Server
6 1 (0.88%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (0.88%) Mobile Payment
6 1 (0.88%) PKI
6 1 (0.88%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 5 (4.42%) Linux
2 2 (1.77%) Android
2 2 (1.77%) Apple iOS
2 2 (1.77%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 76 (67.26%) Cryptocurrency
2 65 (57.52%) Software Engineering
3 37 (32.74%) OOP
4 36 (31.86%) TDD
5 33 (29.20%) Agile Software Development
6 18 (15.93%) Multithreading
7 17 (15.04%) Functional Programming
7 17 (15.04%) Scrum
8 15 (13.27%) MVC
9 12 (10.62%) Continuous Integration
9 12 (10.62%) Microservices
9 12 (10.62%) Pair Programming
10 11 (9.73%) BDD
10 11 (9.73%) Continuous Delivery
11 10 (8.85%) CQRS
11 10 (8.85%) Low Latency
11 10 (8.85%) OOD
12 9 (7.96%) SDLC
13 8 (7.08%) DevOps
13 8 (7.08%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 64 (56.64%) Java
2 37 (32.74%) JavaScript
3 24 (21.24%) C#
4 23 (20.35%) Haskell
5 20 (17.70%) Scala
6 18 (15.93%) Erlang
6 18 (15.93%) Kotlin
7 10 (8.85%) Python
8 5 (4.42%) C++
8 5 (4.42%) Ruby
9 4 (3.54%) R
10 3 (2.65%) C
10 3 (2.65%) F#
10 3 (2.65%) TypeScript
11 2 (1.77%) Apple Swift
11 2 (1.77%) OCaml
12 1 (0.88%) Clojure
12 1 (0.88%) Go
12 1 (0.88%) PHP
12 1 (0.88%) Rust
Qualifications
1 4 (3.54%) Degree
2 1 (0.88%) Computer Science Degree
2 1 (0.88%) PhD
2 1 (0.88%) PMI Certification
2 1 (0.88%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.65%) QA
Systems Management
1 6 (5.31%) Ansible
1 6 (5.31%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 5 (4.42%) SAP
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