Period
to 21 February 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies with a requirement for Cryptocurrency skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Cryptocurrency over the 6 months to 21 February 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Cryptocurrency
UK
6 months to
21 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 831 1101 1228
Rank change year-on-year +270 +127 +55
Permanent jobs citing Cryptocurrency 366 86 50
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.21% 0.049% 0.024%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.23% 0.055% 0.027%
Number of salaries quoted 289 52 43
UK median annual salary £70,000 £72,500 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -3.45% +20.83% -14.29%
10th Percentile £37,500 £62,500 £45,500
90th Percentile £95,000 £97,500 £127,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £60,000 - £52,500

Cryptocurrency is in the Processes and Methodologies category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
UK
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 158,507 157,483 185,033
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 89.90% 89.53% 88.83%
Number of salaries quoted 128,664 129,785 153,181
UK median annual salary £50,000 £48,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.09% +2.11% +5.56%
10th Percentile £29,000 £28,250 £27,500
90th Percentile £81,250 £79,000 £77,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.88% - +6.25%

Cryptocurrency
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing Cryptocurrency as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for Cryptocurrency in the UK

Cryptocurrency
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Cryptocurrency.

Salary trend for Cryptocurrency in the UK

Cryptocurrency
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Cryptocurrency over the 6 months to 21 February 2018.

Salary histogram for Cryptocurrency in the UK

Cryptocurrency
Top 6 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Cryptocurrency within the UK over the 6 months to 21 February 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 +280 362 £70,000 -3.45% 86
London +248 343 £70,000 -3.45% 79
UK excluding London +12 19 £60,000 - 7
South East +20 13 £60,000 - 2
South West +11 4 £45,000 - 2
East of England - 2 £61,250 - 3

For the 6 months to 21 February 2018, IT jobs citing Cryptocurrency 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 Cryptocurrency.

1 245 (66.94%) Blockchain
2 186 (50.82%) Finance
3 169 (46.17%) Java
4 149 (40.71%) JavaScript
5 144 (39.34%) Bitcoin
6 106 (28.96%) AngularJS
7 94 (25.68%) Fintech
8 79 (21.58%) Python
9 74 (20.22%) Ethereum
10 66 (18.03%) React
11 59 (16.12%) Agile Software Development
12 55 (15.03%) Spring
13 54 (14.75%) Node.js
14 53 (14.48%) HTML
15 49 (13.39%) Software Engineering
16 48 (13.11%) TDD
16 48 (13.11%) C++
17 47 (12.84%) OOP
18 45 (12.30%) QA
19 44 (12.02%) Test Automation
20 43 (11.75%) Linux
21 40 (10.93%) Algorithmic Trading
22 38 (10.38%) Multithreading
22 38 (10.38%) Financial Institution
23 34 (9.29%) Angular 2
24 32 (8.74%) Amazon AWS
24 32 (8.74%) HTML5
24 32 (8.74%) Mathematics
25 31 (8.47%) Maven
25 31 (8.47%) Git (software)

Cryptocurrency
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 74 (20.22%) Ethereum
2 29 (7.92%) Confluence
3 16 (4.37%) Elasticsearch
4 15 (4.10%) Hyperledger
5 4 (1.09%) Apache Spark
6 1 (0.27%) Apache
6 1 (0.27%) CMS
6 1 (0.27%) JBoss
6 1 (0.27%) Tomcat
Applications
1 3 (0.82%) Microsoft PowerPoint
1 3 (0.82%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 21 (5.74%) Payment Gateway
2 18 (4.92%) Ripple
3 12 (3.28%) Distributed Ledger
4 10 (2.73%) Ripple XRP
5 3 (0.82%) R3 Corda
6 2 (0.55%) Quorum
Cloud Services
1 32 (8.74%) Amazon AWS
2 17 (4.64%) npm
3 11 (3.01%) GitHub
4 7 (1.91%) Google Cloud Platform
5 6 (1.64%) Microsoft Azure
6 5 (1.37%) SaaS
7 4 (1.09%) OpenShift
8 3 (0.82%) Cloud Computing
9 2 (0.55%) PaaS
10 1 (0.27%) BrowserStack
10 1 (0.27%) Firebase
10 1 (0.27%) Google Play
10 1 (0.27%) iTunes
10 1 (0.27%) MailChimp
10 1 (0.27%) Office 365
10 1 (0.27%) Serverless
10 1 (0.27%) Slack
10 1 (0.27%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 11 (3.01%) Internet
2 6 (1.64%) TCP/IP
3 5 (1.37%) Firewall
3 5 (1.37%) IPFS
4 4 (1.09%) HTTP
5 3 (0.82%) Network Security
6 2 (0.55%) DMZ
7 1 (0.27%) Multicast
7 1 (0.27%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 245 (66.94%) Blockchain
2 23 (6.28%) Apache Cassandra
3 19 (5.19%) Neo4j
4 17 (4.64%) NoSQL
5 13 (3.55%) Redis
6 9 (2.46%) MongoDB
7 8 (2.19%) Relational Database
8 6 (1.64%) Big Data
8 6 (1.64%) Data Warehouse
8 6 (1.64%) Oracle ODI
9 5 (1.37%) PostgreSQL
10 3 (0.82%) Hadoop
11 2 (0.55%) MySQL
11 2 (0.55%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 31 (8.47%) Git (software)
1 31 (8.47%) Maven
2 29 (7.92%) Selenium
3 25 (6.83%) Protractor
4 21 (5.74%) SoapUI
5 16 (4.37%) webpack
6 15 (4.10%) Sonatype Nexus
7 13 (3.55%) Jenkins
7 13 (3.55%) JIRA
8 7 (1.91%) Gradle
8 7 (1.91%) TeamCity
9 6 (1.64%) HP UFT
9 6 (1.64%) Rational Functional Tester
9 6 (1.64%) Subversion
10 5 (1.37%) CMake
11 4 (1.09%) GitLab
11 4 (1.09%) Karma Test Runner
11 4 (1.09%) Mocha
12 3 (0.82%) gulp
12 3 (0.82%) JUnit
General
1 186 (50.82%) Finance
2 38 (10.38%) Financial Institution
3 30 (8.20%) Games
4 20 (5.46%) Banking
5 9 (2.46%) Marketing
6 6 (1.64%) Retail
7 4 (1.09%) Brand Awareness
7 4 (1.09%) Manufacturing
7 4 (1.09%) Telecoms
8 3 (0.82%) Wholesale Banking
9 2 (0.55%) Back Office
9 2 (0.55%) Front Office
9 2 (0.55%) Pharmaceutical
10 1 (0.27%) Electronics
10 1 (0.27%) French Language
10 1 (0.27%) iGaming
10 1 (0.27%) Investment Banking
10 1 (0.27%) Japanese Language
Job Titles
1 237 (64.75%) Developer
2 120 (32.79%) Blockchain Developer
3 111 (30.33%) Java Developer
4 39 (10.66%) Python Developer
5 35 (9.56%) JavaScript Developer
6 34 (9.29%) Angular Developer
7 33 (9.02%) Blockchain Engineer
8 32 (8.74%) Full Stack Developer
9 26 (7.10%) Senior Developer
10 19 (5.19%) Software Engineer
11 16 (4.37%) DevOps Engineer
11 16 (4.37%) Junior
11 16 (4.37%) Junior Developer
12 14 (3.83%) Analyst
12 14 (3.83%) Django Developer
13 13 (3.55%) Java Engineer
14 12 (3.28%) QA Engineer
14 12 (3.28%) Senior Java Developer
15 11 (3.01%) Junior JavaScript Developer
16 10 (2.73%) Ethereum Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 106 (28.96%) AngularJS
2 66 (18.03%) React
3 55 (15.03%) Spring
4 54 (14.75%) Node.js
5 53 (14.48%) HTML
6 34 (9.29%) Angular 2
7 32 (8.74%) HTML5
8 27 (7.38%) Django
9 25 (6.83%) REST
10 24 (6.56%) Spring Boot
11 21 (5.74%) RabbitMQ
12 19 (5.19%) CSS
13 17 (4.64%) J2EE
13 17 (4.64%) Smart Contracts
14 15 (4.10%) .NET
14 15 (4.10%) Web Services
15 14 (3.83%) Hibernate
15 14 (3.83%) J2SE
16 13 (3.55%) FIX Protocol
16 13 (3.55%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 144 (39.34%) Bitcoin
2 94 (25.68%) Fintech
3 31 (8.47%) Greenfield Project
4 25 (6.83%) Computer Science
5 18 (4.92%) User Experience
6 17 (4.64%) Online Games
7 16 (4.37%) Digital Currency
8 15 (4.10%) Algorithms
8 15 (4.10%) Social Media
9 13 (3.55%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 12 (3.28%) Analytical Skills
10 12 (3.28%) Mobile App
10 12 (3.28%) Virtual Team
11 6 (1.64%) Analytical Mindset
12 5 (1.37%) Client/Server
13 4 (1.09%) Cloud Native
13 4 (1.09%) Video\Live Streaming
14 2 (0.55%) Augmented Reality
14 2 (0.55%) Clustering
14 2 (0.55%) Minimum Viable Product
Operating Systems
1 43 (11.75%) Linux
2 24 (6.56%) Android
3 23 (6.28%) Apple iOS
4 7 (1.91%) Windows
5 4 (1.09%) Mac OS X
5 4 (1.09%) Unix
6 3 (0.82%) CentOS
7 1 (0.27%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 59 (16.12%) Agile Software Development
2 49 (13.39%) Software Engineering
3 48 (13.11%) TDD
4 47 (12.84%) OOP
5 44 (12.02%) Test Automation
6 40 (10.93%) Algorithmic Trading
7 38 (10.38%) Multithreading
8 32 (8.74%) Mathematics
9 29 (7.92%) OO
9 29 (7.92%) SDLC
10 27 (7.38%) DevOps
10 27 (7.38%) High-Frequency Trading
11 25 (6.83%) Creative Thinking
12 24 (6.56%) Market Making
12 24 (6.56%) Microservices
12 24 (6.56%) Risk Management
13 23 (6.28%) Applied Mathematics
14 19 (5.19%) Analytics
14 19 (5.19%) Continuous Integration
14 19 (5.19%) Machine Learning
Programming Languages
1 169 (46.17%) Java
2 149 (40.71%) JavaScript
3 79 (21.58%) Python
4 48 (13.11%) C++
5 30 (8.20%) C
5 30 (8.20%) SQL
6 28 (7.65%) Solidity
7 21 (5.74%) TypeScript
8 20 (5.46%) C#
9 16 (4.37%) Go
10 14 (3.83%) ES6
10 14 (3.83%) Ruby
11 10 (2.73%) Scala
12 8 (2.19%) Haskell
13 7 (1.91%) F#
14 6 (1.64%) VBScript
15 3 (0.82%) CoffeeScript
15 3 (0.82%) Kotlin
16 2 (0.55%) Apple Swift
16 2 (0.55%) Rust
Qualifications
1 29 (7.92%) Degree
2 7 (1.91%) Computer Science Degree
2 7 (1.91%) PhD
3 3 (0.82%) Numerate Degree
4 2 (0.55%) PMI Certification
4 2 (0.55%) PMP
5 1 (0.27%) CISSP
5 1 (0.27%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (0.27%) Master's Degree
5 1 (0.27%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 45 (12.30%) QA
2 4 (1.09%) GCP
System Software
1 22 (6.01%) Docker
2 1 (0.27%) Apache Flume
Systems Management
1 10 (2.73%) Kubernetes
2 8 (2.19%) Ansible
3 6 (1.64%) Opscode Chef
3 6 (1.64%) Puppet
4 1 (0.27%) FortiGate
4 1 (0.27%) Terraform
Vendors
1 9 (2.46%) Xamarin
2 6 (1.64%) Oracle
3 5 (1.37%) Atlassian
3 5 (1.37%) Google
3 5 (1.37%) LexisNexis
4 4 (1.09%) IBM
5 3 (0.82%) Cognizant
6 2 (0.55%) Cisco
6 2 (0.55%) Red Hat
7 1 (0.27%) Nokia
7 1 (0.27%) SAP
7 1 (0.27%) Zend