Period
to 25 April 2019

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 25 April 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Cryptocurrency
UK
6 months to
25 Apr 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 961 723 1077
Rank change year-on-year -238 +354 +161
Permanent jobs citing Cryptocurrency 141 497 124
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.095% 0.28% 0.073%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.10% 0.31% 0.080%
Number of salaries quoted 111 398 96
UK median annual salary £75,000 £70,000 £70,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.14% - +7.69%
10th Percentile £50,000 £37,500 £56,875
90th Percentile £101,250 £100,000 £96,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £77,500 £50,000 -
% change year-on-year +55.00% - -

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 136,320 162,399 155,581
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 91.70% 91.79% 91.42%
Number of salaries quoted 106,788 131,704 128,120
UK median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26% -
10th Percentile £30,000 £29,000 £27,750
90th Percentile £85,000 £81,250 £78,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year - +5.88% -

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 25 April 2019.

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 25 April 2019. 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 -255 119 £75,000 +7.14% 23
London -218 107 £75,000 +7.14% 22
UK excluding London +44 18 £77,500 +55.00% 1
East of England +80 9 £77,500 +47.62%
Scotland - 6 £54,860 -
South East +12 3 £56,250 -29.69%

For the 6 months to 25 April 2019, 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 79 (56.03%) Blockchain
2 72 (51.06%) Finance
3 37 (26.24%) Java
3 37 (26.24%) Artificial Intelligence
4 36 (25.53%) JavaScript
5 33 (23.40%) Degree
6 31 (21.99%) Agile Software Development
7 30 (21.28%) Banking
8 28 (19.86%) C++
8 28 (19.86%) Analytical Skills
9 25 (17.73%) DevOps
9 25 (17.73%) Ethereum
10 24 (17.02%) Problem-Solving
10 24 (17.02%) Fintech
11 22 (15.60%) Data Science
12 20 (14.18%) PhD
12 20 (14.18%) Mathematics
13 19 (13.48%) Python
14 18 (12.77%) Software Engineering
14 18 (12.77%) Cybersecurity
15 17 (12.06%) Node.js
15 17 (12.06%) Amazon AWS
15 17 (12.06%) Distributed Ledger
15 17 (12.06%) Creative Thinking
16 16 (11.35%) Machine Learning
16 16 (11.35%) Analytics
16 16 (11.35%) Bitcoin
17 15 (10.64%) Mobile Development
17 15 (10.64%) Open Source Development
17 15 (10.64%) Open Source

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 25 (17.73%) Ethereum
2 4 (2.84%) WordPress
3 2 (1.42%) Hyperledger
4 1 (0.71%) Apache
4 1 (0.71%) Confluence
4 1 (0.71%) Elasticsearch
4 1 (0.71%) IIS
Business Applications
1 17 (12.06%) Distributed Ledger
2 2 (1.42%) MultiChain
2 2 (1.42%) Quorum
3 1 (0.71%) Odoo
3 1 (0.71%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 17 (12.06%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (4.96%) Google Cloud Platform
3 6 (4.26%) Amazon EC2
3 6 (4.26%) Amazon ElastiCache
3 6 (4.26%) Route 53
4 4 (2.84%) Microsoft Azure
5 3 (2.13%) Cloud Computing
5 3 (2.13%) Heroku
6 1 (0.71%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 5 (3.55%) Internet
2 1 (0.71%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 79 (56.03%) Blockchain
2 10 (7.09%) MySQL
2 10 (7.09%) Redis
3 9 (6.38%) CockroachDB
4 8 (5.67%) VoltDB
5 6 (4.26%) Amazon RDS
5 6 (4.26%) PostgreSQL
6 5 (3.55%) Data Mining
7 4 (2.84%) Big Data
8 3 (2.13%) MongoDB
8 3 (2.13%) NoSQL
9 2 (1.42%) Data Warehouse
9 2 (1.42%) Neo4j
9 2 (1.42%) Relational Database
10 1 (0.71%) Apache Cassandra
10 1 (0.71%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 7 (4.96%) Ant
2 6 (4.26%) Babel
3 5 (3.55%) Jenkins
4 4 (2.84%) JIRA
5 3 (2.13%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 3 (2.13%) Git (software)
5 3 (2.13%) TeamCity
5 3 (2.13%) webpack
5 3 (2.13%) Zephyr
6 2 (1.42%) Maven
6 2 (1.42%) Protractor
6 2 (1.42%) Selenium
7 1 (0.71%) Cucumber
7 1 (0.71%) MSI
7 1 (0.71%) SoapUI
7 1 (0.71%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 72 (51.06%) Finance
2 30 (21.28%) Banking
3 7 (4.96%) Retail
4 5 (3.55%) Legal
4 5 (3.55%) Marketing
5 3 (2.13%) Law
6 2 (1.42%) Games
7 1 (0.71%) Advertising
7 1 (0.71%) Front Office
7 1 (0.71%) Investment Banking
7 1 (0.71%) Multimedia
7 1 (0.71%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 74 (52.48%) Developer
2 23 (16.31%) Blockchain Developer
3 17 (12.06%) Graduate
3 17 (12.06%) Java Developer
4 13 (9.22%) C++ Developer
5 12 (8.51%) Senior Developer
6 11 (7.80%) Lead Developer
7 8 (5.67%) Database Programmer
7 8 (5.67%) Programmer
8 7 (4.96%) Consultant
8 7 (4.96%) Node.js Developer
8 7 (4.96%) Risk Consultant
9 6 (4.26%) Java Pricing Developer
9 6 (4.26%) Low Latency Java Developer
9 6 (4.26%) Pricing Developer
10 5 (3.55%) Angular Developer
10 5 (3.55%) Blockchain Lead
10 5 (3.55%) DevOps Engineer
11 4 (2.84%) Senior WordPress Developer
11 4 (2.84%) WordPress Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (12.06%) Node.js
2 14 (9.93%) React
3 12 (8.51%) AngularJS
3 12 (8.51%) CSS
3 12 (8.51%) HTML
3 12 (8.51%) STL
4 11 (7.80%) CSS3
4 11 (7.80%) HTML5
5 10 (7.09%) Smart Contracts
5 10 (7.09%) Web Services
6 8 (5.67%) REST
6 8 (5.67%) Spring
7 7 (4.96%) Redux
7 7 (4.96%) RESTful
8 6 (4.26%) Laravel
8 6 (4.26%) lodash
9 5 (3.55%) Hibernate
10 3 (2.13%) J2EE
10 3 (2.13%) J2SE
10 3 (2.13%) Velocity
Miscellaneous
1 28 (19.86%) Analytical Skills
2 24 (17.02%) Fintech
3 16 (11.35%) Bitcoin
4 12 (8.51%) Greenfield Project
5 11 (7.80%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 10 (7.09%) Derivative
7 6 (4.26%) Fixed Income
7 6 (4.26%) Social Media
8 5 (3.55%) Internet of Things
8 5 (3.55%) Self-Motivation
9 4 (2.84%) Digital Currency
10 2 (1.42%) Algorithms
10 2 (1.42%) Data Structures
11 1 (0.71%) Analytical Mindset
11 1 (0.71%) Blog
11 1 (0.71%) Mobile App
11 1 (0.71%) Mobile Payment
11 1 (0.71%) Online Games
11 1 (0.71%) Public Cloud
11 1 (0.71%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 6 (4.26%) Linux
2 2 (1.42%) Windows
3 1 (0.71%) Android
3 1 (0.71%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (26.24%) Artificial Intelligence
2 31 (21.99%) Agile Software Development
3 25 (17.73%) DevOps
4 24 (17.02%) Problem-Solving
5 22 (15.60%) Data Science
6 20 (14.18%) Mathematics
7 18 (12.77%) Cybersecurity
7 18 (12.77%) Software Engineering
8 17 (12.06%) Creative Thinking
9 16 (11.35%) Analytics
9 16 (11.35%) Machine Learning
10 15 (10.64%) Innovative Thinking
10 15 (10.64%) Mobile Development
10 15 (10.64%) Multithreading
10 15 (10.64%) Open Source
10 15 (10.64%) Open Source Development
10 15 (10.64%) Site Reliability Engineering
11 12 (8.51%) Computer Science
12 11 (7.80%) Test Automation
13 10 (7.09%) Low Latency
Programming Languages
1 37 (26.24%) Java
2 36 (25.53%) JavaScript
3 28 (19.86%) C++
4 19 (13.48%) Python
5 13 (9.22%) PHP
6 11 (7.80%) Go
7 9 (6.38%) Erlang
7 9 (6.38%) F#
7 9 (6.38%) Haskell
8 8 (5.67%) Solidity
9 6 (4.26%) Java 8
10 5 (3.55%) SQL
11 4 (2.84%) C#
11 4 (2.84%) ES6
11 4 (2.84%) Java 9
12 3 (2.13%) TypeScript
13 2 (1.42%) Kotlin
14 1 (0.71%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 33 (23.40%) Degree
2 20 (14.18%) PhD
3 15 (10.64%) Postgraduate
4 10 (7.09%) Numerate Degree
5 7 (4.96%) Computer Science Degree
6 1 (0.71%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (9.22%) QA
2 4 (2.84%) COBIT
2 4 (2.84%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 13 (9.22%) Virtual Machines
2 5 (3.55%) Docker
Systems Management
1 6 (4.26%) Kubernetes
2 3 (2.13%) Ansible
2 3 (2.13%) Terraform
Vendors
1 7 (4.96%) Google
2 3 (2.13%) Facebook
3 2 (1.42%) Intel
4 1 (0.71%) Salesforce.com
4 1 (0.71%) Spotify
4 1 (0.71%) Xamarin