Period
to 22 June 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 22 June 2018 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Bitcoin
UK
6 months to
22 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 803 1067 1228
Rank change year-on-year +264 +161 +49
Permanent jobs citing Bitcoin 390 113 48
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.22% 0.065% 0.024%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.52% 0.15% 0.055%
Number of salaries quoted 306 105 46
UK median annual salary £75,000 £82,500 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -9.09% +37.50% -33.33%
10th Percentile £38,750 £60,000 £45,500
90th Percentile £92,500 £101,500 £107,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £80,000 £50,000 -
% change year-on-year +60.00% - -

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 75,207 74,175 87,666
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 43.34% 42.91% 43.62%
Number of salaries quoted 58,372 59,052 71,115
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £49,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% -3.06% +5.66%
10th Percentile £27,750 £27,250 £27,000
90th Percentile £85,000 £80,000 £78,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £41,575 £42,500
% change year-on-year +8.24% -2.18% +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 22 June 2018.

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 22 June 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 +263 383 £75,000 -9.09% 21
London +250 373 £75,000 -11.76% 21
UK excluding London -13 9 £80,000 +60.00%
South East +17 6 £80,000 +23.08%
East Midlands +5 2 £50,000 +11.11%
Midlands 0 2 £50,000 +11.11%
East of England - 1 £52,500 -

For the 6 months to 22 June 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.

1 335 (85.90%) Blockchain
2 233 (59.74%) Finance
3 215 (55.13%) Cryptocurrency
4 188 (48.21%) Ethereum
5 157 (40.26%) Java
6 132 (33.85%) Amazon AWS
7 129 (33.08%) Linux
8 117 (30.00%) SQL
9 110 (28.21%) Docker
10 108 (27.69%) JavaScript
11 107 (27.44%) Solidity
12 106 (27.18%) Node.js
13 103 (26.41%) Python
14 102 (26.15%) C++
15 101 (25.90%) NoSQL
16 98 (25.13%) Microsoft Azure
16 98 (25.13%) GitHub
17 95 (24.36%) Git (software)
18 94 (24.10%) Test Automation
18 94 (24.10%) Banking
19 88 (22.56%) Smart Contracts
20 86 (22.05%) Kubernetes
21 85 (21.79%) ES6
21 85 (21.79%) Redis
22 83 (21.28%) MySQL
22 83 (21.28%) Cloud Computing
23 81 (20.77%) Software Engineering
23 81 (20.77%) PostgreSQL
24 80 (20.51%) Front End Development
25 79 (20.26%) Telecoms

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
1 188 (48.21%) Ethereum
2 33 (8.46%) Hyperledger
3 13 (3.33%) Apache
4 11 (2.82%) Tomcat
5 9 (2.31%) JBoss
6 4 (1.03%) Apache Spark
6 4 (1.03%) nginx
7 2 (0.51%) CMS
7 2 (0.51%) Jetty
8 1 (0.26%) Confluence
8 1 (0.26%) Elasticsearch
8 1 (0.26%) Gunicorn
8 1 (0.26%) WordPress
Applications
1 3 (0.77%) Microsoft PowerPoint
1 3 (0.77%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 71 (18.21%) Distributed Ledger
2 39 (10.00%) Ripple
3 7 (1.79%) R3 Corda
4 2 (0.51%) Ripple XRP
Cloud Services
1 132 (33.85%) Amazon AWS
2 98 (25.13%) GitHub
2 98 (25.13%) Microsoft Azure
3 83 (21.28%) Cloud Computing
4 48 (12.31%) Amazon EC2
4 48 (12.31%) Amazon S3
5 9 (2.31%) Google Cloud Platform
5 9 (2.31%) Office 365
6 4 (1.03%) Slack
6 4 (1.03%) Trello
7 2 (0.51%) AWS CloudFormation
8 1 (0.26%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 11 (2.82%) Internet
2 9 (2.31%) Network Security
3 1 (0.26%) HTTP
3 1 (0.26%) Peer-to-Peer Networking
Database & Business Intelligence
1 335 (85.90%) Blockchain
2 101 (25.90%) NoSQL
3 85 (21.79%) Redis
4 83 (21.28%) MySQL
5 81 (20.77%) PostgreSQL
6 12 (3.08%) Relational Database
7 7 (1.79%) Big Data
8 6 (1.54%) Hadoop
9 4 (1.03%) MongoDB
10 2 (0.51%) CouchDB
10 2 (0.51%) Neo4j
11 1 (0.26%) Data Warehouse
11 1 (0.26%) SQL Server
11 1 (0.26%) VoltDB
Development Applications
1 95 (24.36%) Git (software)
2 52 (13.33%) Mocha
3 28 (7.18%) Jenkins
4 22 (5.64%) Maven
5 17 (4.36%) RSpec
6 16 (4.10%) Gradle
7 13 (3.33%) git-flow
8 10 (2.56%) CMake
9 6 (1.54%) JUnit
10 5 (1.28%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 5 (1.28%) JIRA
10 5 (1.28%) TeamCity
10 5 (1.28%) Visual Studio Team System
11 4 (1.03%) Babel
11 4 (1.03%) NUnit
12 1 (0.26%) Bitbucket
12 1 (0.26%) Mockito
General
1 233 (59.74%) Finance
2 94 (24.10%) Banking
3 79 (20.26%) Telecoms
4 15 (3.85%) Financial Institution
4 15 (3.85%) Games
5 13 (3.33%) Retail
6 11 (2.82%) Front Office
7 3 (0.77%) Manufacturing
7 3 (0.77%) Pharmaceutical
7 3 (0.77%) Wholesale Banking
8 2 (0.51%) Law
9 1 (0.26%) Advertising
9 1 (0.26%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 247 (63.33%) Developer
2 143 (36.67%) Blockchain Developer
3 82 (21.03%) Senior Developer
4 71 (18.21%) Java Developer
5 59 (15.13%) Backend Developer
6 51 (13.08%) Node.js Developer
7 41 (10.51%) Software Engineer
8 36 (9.23%) Architect
9 34 (8.72%) JavaScript Developer
10 26 (6.67%) Senior Backend Developer
11 24 (6.15%) Solutions Architect
12 22 (5.64%) Angular Developer
13 21 (5.38%) Blockchain Architect
13 21 (5.38%) Ruby Developer
14 18 (4.62%) Full Stack Developer
15 17 (4.36%) C++ Developer
15 17 (4.36%) Senior Ruby Developer
16 16 (4.10%) Graduate
17 13 (3.33%) Graduate Developer
17 13 (3.33%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 106 (27.18%) Node.js
2 88 (22.56%) Smart Contracts
3 69 (17.69%) web3js
4 68 (17.44%) HTML
5 67 (17.18%) Truffle
6 54 (13.85%) CSS
7 52 (13.33%) Chai
7 52 (13.33%) Jest
8 48 (12.31%) Enzyme
9 47 (12.05%) React
10 46 (11.79%) AngularJS
11 35 (8.97%) Spring
12 28 (7.18%) Ruby on Rails
12 28 (7.18%) Web Services
13 27 (6.92%) REST
14 21 (5.38%) J2EE
14 21 (5.38%) J2SE
15 18 (4.62%) Hibernate
16 17 (4.36%) Sinatra
17 15 (3.85%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 73 (18.72%) Fintech
2 54 (13.85%) Computer Science
3 32 (8.21%) Greenfield Project
4 24 (6.15%) Digital Currency
5 20 (5.13%) Linux Command Line
5 20 (5.13%) Mobile App
6 19 (4.87%) Self-Motivation
6 19 (4.87%) Virtual Team
7 14 (3.59%) Analytical Skills
8 12 (3.08%) Litecoin
9 9 (2.31%) Management Information System
10 8 (2.05%) Enterprise Software
10 8 (2.05%) Private Cloud
11 7 (1.79%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
12 5 (1.28%) Dash
12 5 (1.28%) Derivative
12 5 (1.28%) Equities
12 5 (1.28%) Fixed Income
12 5 (1.28%) User Experience
13 3 (0.77%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 129 (33.08%) Linux
2 48 (12.31%) VMS
3 27 (6.92%) Windows
4 13 (3.33%) CentOS
5 8 (2.05%) Android
5 8 (2.05%) Apple iOS
6 4 (1.03%) Unix
7 2 (0.51%) Debian
7 2 (0.51%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 215 (55.13%) Cryptocurrency
2 94 (24.10%) Test Automation
3 81 (20.77%) Software Engineering
4 80 (20.51%) Front End Development
5 75 (19.23%) API Development
6 74 (18.97%) Agile Software Development
6 74 (18.97%) API Design
7 67 (17.18%) KYC
8 64 (16.41%) Identity Management
9 62 (15.90%) Data Security
10 60 (15.38%) Mathematics
11 55 (14.10%) TDD
12 51 (13.08%) Cryptography
13 45 (11.54%) SDLC
14 42 (10.77%) DevOps
15 33 (8.46%) Continuous Integration
15 33 (8.46%) Open Source
16 31 (7.95%) Multithreading
17 25 (6.41%) Machine Learning
18 20 (5.13%) Continuous Delivery
Programming Languages
1 157 (40.26%) Java
2 117 (30.00%) SQL
3 108 (27.69%) JavaScript
4 107 (27.44%) Solidity
5 103 (26.41%) Python
6 102 (26.15%) C++
7 85 (21.79%) ES6
8 45 (11.54%) Ruby
9 40 (10.26%) Go
10 37 (9.49%) Scala
11 32 (8.21%) Kotlin
12 29 (7.44%) C
13 25 (6.41%) Java 8
14 18 (4.62%) Rust
15 17 (4.36%) C#
16 16 (4.10%) Bash Shell
16 16 (4.10%) Haskell
17 12 (3.08%) Elixir
18 11 (2.82%) CoffeeScript
18 11 (2.82%) Java 9
Qualifications
1 54 (13.85%) Degree
2 35 (8.97%) Computer Science Degree
3 32 (8.21%) PhD
4 14 (3.59%) Master's Degree
5 6 (1.54%) Numerate Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (1.03%) PMO
2 2 (0.51%) QA
System Software
1 110 (28.21%) Docker
2 65 (16.67%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 86 (22.05%) Kubernetes
2 57 (14.62%) Docker Swarm
3 20 (5.13%) Ansible
4 8 (2.05%) FortiGate
5 2 (0.51%) Terraform
Vendors
1 18 (4.62%) Google
2 9 (2.31%) Cisco
3 8 (2.05%) Atlassian
4 5 (1.28%) LexisNexis
5 4 (1.03%) Red Hat
5 4 (1.03%) Xamarin
6 3 (0.77%) Cloudera
6 3 (0.77%) Cognizant
6 3 (0.77%) Hortonworks
7 2 (0.51%) Tableau