Period
to 20 January 2021

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 January 2021 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Bitcoin
UK
6 months to
20 Jan 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 736 978 979
Rank change year-on-year +242 +1 +13
Permanent jobs citing Bitcoin 27 46 151
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.042% 0.037% 0.10%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.11% 0.095% 0.26%
Number of salaries quoted 26 43 119
Median annual salary £87,500 £80,000 £80,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +9.38% - +6.67%
10th Percentile £76,913 £48,750 £44,500
90th Percentile £115,000 £103,500 £122,500
UK excluding London median annual salary - £65,000 £105,000
% change year-on-year - -38.10% +31.25%

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 24,417 48,266 59,193
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 38.41% 38.50% 39.57%
Number of salaries quoted 19,047 37,500 45,663
Median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +4.76% +5.00%
10th Percentile £32,500 £30,000 £29,250
90th Percentile £95,000 £93,750 £87,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £48,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +7.78% - +4.65%

Bitcoin
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing Bitcoin as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for Bitcoin in the UK

Bitcoin
Salary Trend

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Bitcoin.

Salary trend for Bitcoin in the UK

Bitcoin
Salary Histogram

Salary distribution for jobs citing Bitcoin over the 6 months to 20 January 2021.

Salary histogram for Bitcoin in the UK

Bitcoin
Top 3 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 January 2021. 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 +227 25 £85,000 +6.25% 6
London +194 25 £85,000 +6.25% 6
Work from Home -63 3 £92,500 +32.14% 2

For the 6 months to 20 January 2021, 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 23 (85.19%) Blockchain
2 22 (81.48%) JavaScript
2 22 (81.48%) Cryptocurrency
3 21 (77.78%) Java
4 20 (74.07%) TDD
4 20 (74.07%) Spring
4 20 (74.07%) Finance
4 20 (74.07%) Hibernate
4 20 (74.07%) REST
4 20 (74.07%) AngularJS
4 20 (74.07%) Java 8
4 20 (74.07%) Self-Motivation
5 11 (40.74%) React
6 4 (14.81%) MySQL
7 3 (11.11%) Python
7 3 (11.11%) Benchmarking
7 3 (11.11%) Banking
7 3 (11.11%) Sentinel
7 3 (11.11%) Fintech
7 3 (11.11%) Go
8 2 (7.41%) uWSGI
8 2 (7.41%) Ansible
8 2 (7.41%) Docker
8 2 (7.41%) Flask
8 2 (7.41%) DevOps
8 2 (7.41%) Analytics
8 2 (7.41%) SQLAlchemy
8 2 (7.41%) MongoDB
8 2 (7.41%) Node.js
8 2 (7.41%) LEMP Stack

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 2 (7.41%) nginx
1 2 (7.41%) uWSGI
2 1 (3.70%) SharePoint
Business Applications
1 3 (11.11%) Sentinel
Cloud Services
1 2 (7.41%) AWS
1 2 (7.41%) DigitalOcean
Communications & Networking
1 2 (7.41%) SSH
1 2 (7.41%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (85.19%) Blockchain
2 4 (14.81%) MySQL
3 2 (7.41%) MongoDB
3 2 (7.41%) PostgreSQL
3 2 (7.41%) Redis
Development Applications
1 2 (7.41%) gulp
1 2 (7.41%) webpack
General
1 20 (74.07%) Finance
2 3 (11.11%) Banking
3 1 (3.70%) Law
Job Titles
1 26 (96.30%) Developer
2 22 (81.48%) Blockchain Developer
3 21 (77.78%) Java Developer
4 20 (74.07%) Angular Developer
5 7 (25.93%) Principal Developer
5 7 (25.93%) Principal Java Developer
5 7 (25.93%) React Developer
6 2 (7.41%) Blockchain Lead
6 2 (7.41%) JavaScript Developer
6 2 (7.41%) Lead Developer
6 2 (7.41%) Python Developer
7 1 (3.70%) Android Developer
7 1 (3.70%) AWS Engineer
7 1 (3.70%) IT Engineer
7 1 (3.70%) IT Support
7 1 (3.70%) IT Support Engineer
7 1 (3.70%) SharePoint Engineer
7 1 (3.70%) SharePoint Support
7 1 (3.70%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (74.07%) AngularJS
1 20 (74.07%) Hibernate
1 20 (74.07%) REST
1 20 (74.07%) Spring
2 11 (40.74%) React
3 2 (7.41%) Flask
3 2 (7.41%) LAMP
3 2 (7.41%) LEMP Stack
3 2 (7.41%) MEAN Stack
3 2 (7.41%) Node.js
3 2 (7.41%) React Native
3 2 (7.41%) SQLAlchemy
4 1 (3.70%) Dagger
4 1 (3.70%) Retrofit
4 1 (3.70%) RxJava
Miscellaneous
1 20 (74.07%) Self-Motivation
2 2 (7.41%) Virtual Team
3 1 (3.70%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 2 (7.41%) Unix
2 1 (3.70%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (81.48%) Cryptocurrency
2 20 (74.07%) TDD
3 3 (11.11%) Benchmarking
3 3 (11.11%) Fintech
4 2 (7.41%) Analytics
4 2 (7.41%) DevOps
4 2 (7.41%) Digital Banking
5 1 (3.70%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (3.70%) Android Development
5 1 (3.70%) Cryptography
5 1 (3.70%) Data Science
5 1 (3.70%) Fraud Detection
5 1 (3.70%) High Availability
5 1 (3.70%) Low Latency
5 1 (3.70%) Multithreaded Programming
5 1 (3.70%) Multithreading
5 1 (3.70%) MVVM
5 1 (3.70%) Predictive Analytics
Programming Languages
1 22 (81.48%) JavaScript
2 21 (77.78%) Java
3 20 (74.07%) Java 8
4 3 (11.11%) Go
4 3 (11.11%) Python
5 1 (3.70%) C++
5 1 (3.70%) Kotlin
Qualifications
1 1 (3.70%) PhD
System Software
1 2 (7.41%) Docker
Systems Management
1 2 (7.41%) Ansible