Period
to 17 July 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 17 July 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Cryptocurrency
UK
6 months to
17 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 655 1052 1243
Rank change year-on-year +397 +191 +36
Permanent jobs citing Cryptocurrency 597 132 52
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.34% 0.074% 0.026%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.37% 0.082% 0.028%
Number of salaries quoted 449 108 48
UK median annual salary £70,000 £75,000 £65,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -6.67% +15.38% +18.18%
10th Percentile £37,500 £55,000 £45,500
90th Percentile £110,000 £96,250 £82,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 - -

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 159,438 161,090 183,017
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 90.68% 90.70% 90.02%
Number of salaries quoted 127,376 129,920 152,232
UK median annual salary £50,000 £49,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.04% +3.16% -
10th Percentile £29,000 £28,000 £27,500
90th Percentile £82,500 £80,000 £77,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.88% - +1.19%

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 17 July 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 17 July 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 +395 578 £70,000 -6.67% 56
London +332 533 £70,000 -6.67% 47
UK excluding London +36 45 £50,000 - 10
South East +26 25 £80,000 -
South West - 20 £50,000 - 1
East of England - 1 £57,500 - 7

For the 6 months to 17 July 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.

1 436 (73.03%) Blockchain
2 274 (45.90%) Finance
3 257 (43.05%) Java
4 212 (35.51%) Bitcoin
5 204 (34.17%) JavaScript
6 149 (24.96%) React
7 135 (22.61%) Agile Software Development
8 134 (22.45%) Fintech
9 130 (21.78%) C++
10 123 (20.60%) Python
11 109 (18.26%) Ethereum
12 107 (17.92%) Linux
13 106 (17.76%) Mathematics
13 106 (17.76%) AngularJS
14 104 (17.42%) Degree
15 101 (16.92%) Software Engineering
16 100 (16.75%) Computer Science
17 99 (16.58%) Test Automation
18 96 (16.08%) HTML
19 88 (14.74%) Node.js
20 83 (13.90%) Amazon AWS
21 81 (13.57%) DevOps
21 81 (13.57%) Cryptography
22 79 (13.23%) Docker
23 71 (11.89%) Go
23 71 (11.89%) Web Services
23 71 (11.89%) Greenfield Project
24 67 (11.22%) CSS
24 67 (11.22%) SDLC
25 65 (10.89%) Spring

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
1 109 (18.26%) Ethereum
2 21 (3.52%) Confluence
2 21 (3.52%) Elasticsearch
3 20 (3.35%) Hyperledger
4 13 (2.18%) CMS
5 9 (1.51%) Apache
6 8 (1.34%) JBoss
6 8 (1.34%) Tomcat
7 6 (1.01%) Apache Spark
8 2 (0.34%) OpenStack
9 1 (0.17%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 5 (0.84%) Microsoft Excel
2 4 (0.67%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 3 (0.50%) Microsoft Office
3 3 (0.50%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.17%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 1 (0.17%) Adobe Illustrator
4 1 (0.17%) InDesign
4 1 (0.17%) InVision
4 1 (0.17%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 46 (7.71%) Ripple
2 16 (2.68%) Payment Gateway
3 11 (1.84%) Distributed Ledger
4 7 (1.17%) R3 Corda
5 3 (0.50%) Quorum
5 3 (0.50%) Ripple XRP
Cloud Services
1 83 (13.90%) Amazon AWS
2 27 (4.52%) GitHub
3 21 (3.52%) Google Cloud Platform
3 21 (3.52%) Microsoft Azure
4 8 (1.34%) Office 365
5 5 (0.84%) Amazon SQS
5 5 (0.84%) AWS CloudFormation
5 5 (0.84%) Cloud Computing
5 5 (0.84%) Serverless
6 3 (0.50%) BrowserStack
6 3 (0.50%) IaaS
6 3 (0.50%) MailChimp
7 2 (0.34%) Amazon ElastiCache
7 2 (0.34%) Amazon ELB
7 2 (0.34%) Amazon Kinesis
7 2 (0.34%) Amazon S3
7 2 (0.34%) Google Analytics
8 1 (0.17%) Firebase
8 1 (0.17%) Sauce Labs
8 1 (0.17%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 24 (4.02%) Internet
2 16 (2.68%) HTTP
3 14 (2.35%) Peer-to-Peer Networking
4 12 (2.01%) Network Security
5 9 (1.51%) Firewall
6 7 (1.17%) TCP/IP
7 5 (0.84%) Skype
8 4 (0.67%) DMZ
9 3 (0.50%) Multicast
10 2 (0.34%) IPFS
11 1 (0.17%) DNS
11 1 (0.17%) FIX Connectivity
11 1 (0.17%) Reverse Proxy
Database & Business Intelligence
1 436 (73.03%) Blockchain
2 29 (4.86%) NoSQL
3 21 (3.52%) Apache Cassandra
4 17 (2.85%) PostgreSQL
5 16 (2.68%) Neo4j
6 15 (2.51%) Data Mining
6 15 (2.51%) Data Warehouse
7 11 (1.84%) MongoDB
8 8 (1.34%) Relational Database
8 8 (1.34%) SQL Server
9 7 (1.17%) MySQL
10 4 (0.67%) Big Data
10 4 (0.67%) Hadoop
11 3 (0.50%) RDBMS
12 2 (0.34%) Amazon Aurora
12 2 (0.34%) Amazon DynamoDB
12 2 (0.34%) Apache Zeppelin
12 2 (0.34%) Looker
12 2 (0.34%) Oracle ODI
12 2 (0.34%) Redis
Development Applications
1 54 (9.05%) Git (software)
2 42 (7.04%) Maven
2 42 (7.04%) Selenium
3 38 (6.37%) Jenkins
4 25 (4.19%) Protractor
4 25 (4.19%) SoapUI
5 20 (3.35%) Sonatype Nexus
6 17 (2.85%) TeamCity
7 16 (2.68%) gulp
8 15 (2.51%) JIRA
9 13 (2.18%) Grunt
9 13 (2.18%) webpack
10 12 (2.01%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 12 (2.01%) CMake
10 12 (2.01%) Gradle
11 11 (1.84%) Subversion
12 8 (1.34%) Visual Studio Team System
13 6 (1.01%) Eclipse
13 6 (1.01%) Mocha
13 6 (1.01%) QUnit
General
1 274 (45.90%) Finance
2 27 (4.52%) Retail
3 26 (4.36%) Games
4 21 (3.52%) Marketing
5 19 (3.18%) Financial Institution
6 18 (3.02%) Front Office
7 15 (2.51%) Banking
8 13 (2.18%) Law
9 4 (0.67%) Legal
9 4 (0.67%) Manufacturing
10 3 (0.50%) Advertising
10 3 (0.50%) Wholesale Banking
11 2 (0.34%) Telecoms
12 1 (0.17%) Electronics
12 1 (0.17%) French Language
12 1 (0.17%) Investment Banking
12 1 (0.17%) Japanese Language
Job Titles
1 333 (55.78%) Developer
2 140 (23.45%) Blockchain Developer
3 117 (19.60%) Java Developer
4 50 (8.38%) Senior Developer
5 47 (7.87%) Blockchain Engineer
6 43 (7.20%) Architect
7 42 (7.04%) React Developer
8 33 (5.53%) DevOps Engineer
8 33 (5.53%) Full Stack Developer
8 33 (5.53%) Node.js Developer
9 31 (5.19%) JavaScript Developer
10 28 (4.69%) Python Developer
11 27 (4.52%) Solutions Architect
12 25 (4.19%) Junior
12 25 (4.19%) Software Engineer
13 24 (4.02%) Graduate
14 23 (3.85%) Blockchain Architect
15 22 (3.69%) C++ Developer
16 21 (3.52%) C# Developer
17 20 (3.35%) .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 149 (24.96%) React
2 106 (17.76%) AngularJS
3 96 (16.08%) HTML
4 88 (14.74%) Node.js
5 71 (11.89%) Web Services
6 67 (11.22%) CSS
7 65 (10.89%) Spring
8 41 (6.87%) .NET
8 41 (6.87%) RabbitMQ
9 40 (6.70%) J2EE
10 39 (6.53%) HTML5
11 38 (6.37%) J2SE
11 38 (6.37%) RESTful
12 27 (4.52%) REST
12 27 (4.52%) Ruby on Rails
13 22 (3.69%) Spring Boot
14 21 (3.52%) Smart Contracts
15 20 (3.35%) ASP.NET
15 20 (3.35%) FIX Protocol
16 19 (3.18%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 212 (35.51%) Bitcoin
2 134 (22.45%) Fintech
3 100 (16.75%) Computer Science
4 71 (11.89%) Greenfield Project
5 35 (5.86%) Digital Currency
6 32 (5.36%) Analytical Skills
7 25 (4.19%) Self-Motivation
8 23 (3.85%) Virtual Team
9 22 (3.69%) Hedge funds
10 21 (3.52%) Enterprise Software
11 19 (3.18%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
12 18 (3.02%) Mobile App
13 17 (2.85%) Litecoin
14 16 (2.68%) Algorithms
15 13 (2.18%) Client/Server
16 12 (2.01%) Management Information System
17 11 (1.84%) Equities
18 10 (1.68%) Social Media
19 9 (1.51%) Fixed Income
19 9 (1.51%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 107 (17.92%) Linux
2 34 (5.70%) Windows
3 22 (3.69%) Unix
4 20 (3.35%) Android
4 20 (3.35%) Apple iOS
5 14 (2.35%) CentOS
6 3 (0.50%) Ubuntu
6 3 (0.50%) VMS
7 2 (0.34%) Debian
8 1 (0.17%) Mac OS X
8 1 (0.17%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 135 (22.61%) Agile Software Development
2 106 (17.76%) Mathematics
3 101 (16.92%) Software Engineering
4 99 (16.58%) Test Automation
5 81 (13.57%) Cryptography
5 81 (13.57%) DevOps
6 67 (11.22%) SDLC
7 61 (10.22%) Microservices
8 59 (9.88%) Machine Learning
9 58 (9.72%) Open Source
10 53 (8.88%) TDD
11 46 (7.71%) E-Commerce
11 46 (7.71%) Multithreading
12 42 (7.04%) Artificial Intelligence
12 42 (7.04%) Front End Development
12 42 (7.04%) OOP
13 41 (6.87%) Continuous Integration
14 33 (5.53%) Low Latency
15 31 (5.19%) Algorithmic Trading
15 31 (5.19%) Functional Testing
Programming Languages
1 257 (43.05%) Java
2 204 (34.17%) JavaScript
3 130 (21.78%) C++
4 123 (20.60%) Python
5 71 (11.89%) Go
6 55 (9.21%) C
7 49 (8.21%) Java 8
8 46 (7.71%) SQL
9 43 (7.20%) C#
10 36 (6.03%) Scala
11 34 (5.70%) Ruby
12 26 (4.36%) ES6
13 24 (4.02%) Solidity
14 22 (3.69%) PHP
15 20 (3.35%) Java 9
16 16 (2.68%) F#
17 15 (2.51%) Kotlin
18 13 (2.18%) Haskell
19 12 (2.01%) CoffeeScript
20 11 (1.84%) Rust
Qualifications
1 104 (17.42%) Degree
2 51 (8.54%) PhD
3 42 (7.04%) Computer Science Degree
4 24 (4.02%) Master's Degree
5 11 (1.84%) Numerate Degree
6 6 (1.01%) MBA
7 2 (0.34%) CISSP
8 1 (0.17%) AWS Certification
8 1 (0.17%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 47 (7.87%) QA
2 6 (1.01%) Data Quality
3 5 (0.84%) MiFID
4 4 (0.67%) GCP
4 4 (0.67%) PMO
5 2 (0.34%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 1 (0.17%) GDPR
6 1 (0.17%) SLA
System Software
1 79 (13.23%) Docker
2 15 (2.51%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (0.34%) Apache Flume
Systems Management
1 39 (6.53%) Kubernetes
2 26 (4.36%) Ansible
3 20 (3.35%) Puppet
4 18 (3.02%) Opscode Chef
5 14 (2.35%) Terraform
6 8 (1.34%) FortiGate
7 2 (0.34%) Docker Swarm
7 2 (0.34%) Packer
8 1 (0.17%) Salt
Vendors
1 41 (6.87%) Google
2 15 (2.51%) VMware
3 11 (1.84%) Cisco
4 10 (1.68%) Xamarin
5 8 (1.34%) Atlassian
6 6 (1.01%) Red Hat
7 5 (0.84%) Facebook
7 5 (0.84%) LexisNexis
8 4 (0.67%) CA
8 4 (0.67%) TIBCO
9 3 (0.50%) Cognizant
9 3 (0.50%) Oracle
9 3 (0.50%) Wallstreet Suite
9 3 (0.50%) Zend
10 1 (0.17%) Adobe
10 1 (0.17%) Apple
10 1 (0.17%) Databricks
10 1 (0.17%) Nokia
10 1 (0.17%) SAP
10 1 (0.17%) Tableau