Period
to 13 December 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 13 December 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Bitcoin
UK
6 months to
13 Dec 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 1031 1177 1268
Rank change year-on-year +146 +91 +53
Permanent jobs citing Bitcoin 154 43 24
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.085% 0.023% 0.011%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.20% 0.057% 0.027%
Number of salaries quoted 140 37 12
UK median annual salary £75,000 £75,000 £53,750
Median salary % change year-on-year - +39.53% +2.38%
10th Percentile £38,625 £58,000 £38,375
90th Percentile £102,500 £97,500 £72,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £80,000 £75,000 -
% change year-on-year +6.67% - -

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 77038 76042 90073
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 42.77% 40.90% 42.08%
Number of salaries quoted 58457 62456 72498
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 £27,000
90th Percentile £82,500 £81,250 £80,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year - +2.41% +3.75%

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 13 December 2017.

Salary histogram for Bitcoin in the UK

Bitcoin
Top 4 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 13 December 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 +136 150 £75,000 - 18
London +97 147 £75,000 -6.25% 12
UK excluding London +42 2 £80,000 +6.67% 6
East of England - 2 £80,000 - 6

For the 6 months to 13 December 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.

1 125 (81.17%) Blockchain
2 99 (64.29%) Cryptocurrency
3 86 (55.84%) Finance
4 82 (53.25%) Java
5 66 (42.86%) JavaScript
6 64 (41.56%) Ethereum
7 55 (35.71%) Fintech
8 44 (28.57%) Node.js
9 43 (27.92%) Agile Software Development
10 40 (25.97%) Software Engineering
11 37 (24.03%) TDD
12 35 (22.73%) Spring
12 35 (22.73%) AngularJS
13 25 (16.23%) React
14 24 (15.58%) NoSQL
15 23 (14.94%) HTML
16 22 (14.29%) Python
16 22 (14.29%) Amazon AWS
16 22 (14.29%) Digital Currency
17 21 (13.64%) REST
17 21 (13.64%) Banking
18 20 (12.99%) GitHub
18 20 (12.99%) Solidity
18 20 (12.99%) Docker
19 19 (12.34%) Hyperledger
19 19 (12.34%) Linux
19 19 (12.34%) OOP
20 18 (11.69%) SQL
20 18 (11.69%) Machine Learning
21 17 (11.04%) Open Source

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 64 (41.56%) Ethereum
2 19 (12.34%) Hyperledger
3 4 (2.60%) Confluence
4 2 (1.30%) Cloud Foundry
4 2 (1.30%) Elasticsearch
5 1 (0.65%) Apache
5 1 (0.65%) Apache Spark
5 1 (0.65%) Mongoose
5 1 (0.65%) nginx
5 1 (0.65%) OpenStack
Business Applications
1 3 (1.95%) R3 Corda
Cloud Services
1 22 (14.29%) Amazon AWS
2 20 (12.99%) GitHub
3 10 (6.49%) Cloud Computing
3 10 (6.49%) Microsoft Azure
4 5 (3.25%) Amazon EC2
4 5 (3.25%) Amazon S3
4 5 (3.25%) Slack
4 5 (3.25%) Trello
5 1 (0.65%) AWS CloudFormation
5 1 (0.65%) Google Cloud Platform
5 1 (0.65%) IaaS
5 1 (0.65%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (2.60%) HTTP
2 3 (1.95%) Peer-to-Peer Networking
3 2 (1.30%) Internet
4 1 (0.65%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 125 (81.17%) Blockchain
2 24 (15.58%) NoSQL
3 16 (10.39%) Redis
4 12 (7.79%) MongoDB
4 12 (7.79%) PostgreSQL
5 11 (7.14%) MySQL
6 6 (3.90%) CouchDB
7 3 (1.95%) Apache Cassandra
8 1 (0.65%) Big Data
8 1 (0.65%) Data Warehouse
8 1 (0.65%) Hadoop
8 1 (0.65%) Neo4j
Development Applications
1 13 (8.44%) Git (software)
2 9 (5.84%) Jenkins
2 9 (5.84%) webpack
3 8 (5.19%) Maven
4 6 (3.90%) Babel
5 5 (3.25%) Mocha
5 5 (3.25%) RSpec
6 4 (2.60%) Gradle
6 4 (2.60%) NUnit
7 3 (1.95%) Jasmine
7 3 (1.95%) Karma Test Runner
8 2 (1.30%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 2 (1.30%) gulp
8 2 (1.30%) JIRA
9 1 (0.65%) Grunt
9 1 (0.65%) TeamCity
9 1 (0.65%) Vagrant
General
1 86 (55.84%) Finance
2 21 (13.64%) Banking
3 13 (8.44%) Financial Institution
4 7 (4.55%) Games
5 6 (3.90%) Telecoms
6 4 (2.60%) Brand Awareness
6 4 (2.60%) Marketing
6 4 (2.60%) Publishing
7 3 (1.95%) Legal
8 2 (1.30%) Back Office
8 2 (1.30%) Pharmaceutical
9 1 (0.65%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 102 (66.23%) Developer
2 71 (46.10%) Blockchain Developer
3 47 (30.52%) Java Developer
4 23 (14.94%) Software Engineer
5 21 (13.64%) Blockchain Engineer
5 21 (13.64%) Senior Developer
6 20 (12.99%) JavaScript Developer
7 13 (8.44%) Full Stack Developer
7 13 (8.44%) Senior Software Engineer
8 12 (7.79%) Node.js Developer
9 11 (7.14%) Angular Developer
9 11 (7.14%) Senior Java Developer
10 10 (6.49%) Java Engineer
11 9 (5.84%) .NET Developer
12 8 (5.19%) C# .NET Developer
12 8 (5.19%) C# Developer
13 7 (4.55%) Graduate
13 7 (4.55%) Software Developer
14 6 (3.90%) Junior
14 6 (3.90%) Junior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 44 (28.57%) Node.js
2 35 (22.73%) AngularJS
2 35 (22.73%) Spring
3 25 (16.23%) React
4 23 (14.94%) HTML
5 21 (13.64%) REST
6 16 (10.39%) .NET
6 16 (10.39%) Angular 2
6 16 (10.39%) CSS
6 16 (10.39%) Hibernate
7 12 (7.79%) HTML5
8 11 (7.14%) Web Services
9 10 (6.49%) J2SE
9 10 (6.49%) Redux
9 10 (6.49%) Ruby on Rails
10 8 (5.19%) J2EE
10 8 (5.19%) Smart Contracts
10 8 (5.19%) Spring Boot
11 7 (4.55%) Express
12 5 (3.25%) React Native
Miscellaneous
1 55 (35.71%) Fintech
2 22 (14.29%) Digital Currency
3 12 (7.79%) Greenfield Project
4 10 (6.49%) Social Media
5 6 (3.90%) Mobile App
6 5 (3.25%) Linux Command Line
7 4 (2.60%) Analytical Skills
8 3 (1.95%) Algorithms
8 3 (1.95%) Computer Science
8 3 (1.95%) Video\Live Streaming
8 3 (1.95%) Virtual Team
9 2 (1.30%) Analytical Mindset
9 2 (1.30%) Client/Server
9 2 (1.30%) PKI
9 2 (1.30%) User Experience
10 1 (0.65%) Derivative
10 1 (0.65%) Enterprise Software
10 1 (0.65%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 1 (0.65%) TWAP
10 1 (0.65%) VWAP
Operating Systems
1 19 (12.34%) Linux
2 16 (10.39%) Android
2 16 (10.39%) Apple iOS
3 5 (3.25%) VMS
4 3 (1.95%) Unix
5 1 (0.65%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 99 (64.29%) Cryptocurrency
2 43 (27.92%) Agile Software Development
3 40 (25.97%) Software Engineering
4 37 (24.03%) TDD
5 19 (12.34%) OOP
6 18 (11.69%) Machine Learning
7 17 (11.04%) Continuous Integration
7 17 (11.04%) Open Source
8 13 (8.44%) DevOps
8 13 (8.44%) Front End Development
8 13 (8.44%) SDLC
9 12 (7.79%) Functional Programming
9 12 (7.79%) Multithreading
10 11 (7.14%) Microservices
11 10 (6.49%) Concurrent Programming
12 8 (5.19%) Analytics
12 8 (5.19%) Cryptography
13 7 (4.55%) Data Analytics
13 7 (4.55%) Data Visualisation
13 7 (4.55%) Visualisation
Programming Languages
1 82 (53.25%) Java
2 66 (42.86%) JavaScript
3 22 (14.29%) Python
4 20 (12.99%) Solidity
5 18 (11.69%) SQL
6 15 (9.74%) Ruby
7 14 (9.09%) Kotlin
8 12 (7.79%) C#
9 10 (6.49%) C++
10 8 (5.19%) ES6
10 8 (5.19%) Go
11 7 (4.55%) C
11 7 (4.55%) Haskell
12 6 (3.90%) Bash Shell
12 6 (3.90%) F#
13 5 (3.25%) Apple Swift
14 4 (2.60%) Erlang
14 4 (2.60%) OCaml
14 4 (2.60%) PHP
15 2 (1.30%) XQuery
Qualifications
1 12 (7.79%) Degree
2 1 (0.65%) PhD
2 1 (0.65%) PMI Certification
2 1 (0.65%) PMP
2 1 (0.65%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (2.60%) QA
2 1 (0.65%) GCP
System Software
1 20 (12.99%) Docker
2 4 (2.60%) Virtual Machines
3 1 (0.65%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 14 (9.09%) Kubernetes
2 12 (7.79%) Ansible
3 4 (2.60%) Docker Swarm
4 1 (0.65%) Grafana
4 1 (0.65%) Munin
4 1 (0.65%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (0.65%) Puppet
4 1 (0.65%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 5 (3.25%) Xamarin
2 1 (0.65%) Citrix
2 1 (0.65%) VMware