Period
to 18 August 2017

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 18 August 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Cryptocurrency
UK
6 months to
18 Aug 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 1045 1194 1278
Rank change year-on-year +149 +84 +45
Permanent jobs citing Cryptocurrency 136 55 33
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.077% 0.028% 0.015%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.085% 0.031% 0.017%
Number of salaries quoted 118 46 24
UK median annual salary £75,000 £65,000 £53,750
Median salary % change year-on-year +15.38% +20.93% -30.65%
10th Percentile £55,000 £45,500 £45,000
90th Percentile £96,250 £83,750 £85,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £39,000 - £52,500

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

Process & Methodology Skills
UK
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 159119 175986 191424
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 89.89% 89.06% 88.11%
Number of salaries quoted 126483 146806 156211
UK median annual salary £50,000 £49,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.04% +3.16% +5.56%
10th Percentile £28,723 £27,500 £27,500
90th Percentile £80,000 £77,500 £76,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500

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 18 August 2017.

Salary histogram for Cryptocurrency in the UK

Cryptocurrency
Top 7 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 18 August 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 +146 135 £75,000 +15.38% 8
London +132 130 £75,000 +15.38% 8
UK excluding London +57 6 £39,000 -
East Midlands - 4 - -
Midlands - 4 - -
Scotland - 1 - -
South East - 1 £39,000 -

For the 6 months to 18 August 2017, IT jobs citing Cryptocurrency 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 Cryptocurrency.

1 121 (88.97%) Blockchain
2 96 (70.59%) Finance
3 77 (56.62%) Fintech
3 77 (56.62%) Bitcoin
4 69 (50.74%) Java
5 59 (43.38%) JavaScript
6 54 (39.71%) Digital Currency
7 50 (36.76%) Software Engineering
8 42 (30.88%) Financial Institution
9 39 (28.68%) OOP
10 37 (27.21%) Agile Software Development
11 34 (25.00%) J2EE
11 34 (25.00%) J2SE
11 34 (25.00%) Amazon AWS
12 32 (23.53%) C#
13 31 (22.79%) TDD
13 31 (22.79%) AngularJS
14 29 (21.32%) Greenfield Project
15 27 (19.85%) .NET
15 27 (19.85%) Ruby
16 26 (19.12%) Spring
16 26 (19.12%) Computer Science
16 26 (19.12%) PostgreSQL
17 25 (18.38%) B2B
17 25 (18.38%) Ruby on Rails
17 25 (18.38%) Amazon EC2
17 25 (18.38%) Resque
17 25 (18.38%) CoffeeScript
17 25 (18.38%) Backbone.js
17 25 (18.38%) Amazon RDS

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 14 (10.29%) Ethereum
2 7 (5.15%) Hyperledger
Business Applications
1 2 (1.47%) Payment Gateway
1 2 (1.47%) R3 Corda
Cloud Services
1 34 (25.00%) Amazon AWS
2 25 (18.38%) Amazon EC2
2 25 (18.38%) AWS OpsWorks
3 5 (3.68%) Cloud Computing
3 5 (3.68%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (0.74%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 3 (2.21%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 121 (88.97%) Blockchain
2 26 (19.12%) PostgreSQL
3 25 (18.38%) Amazon RDS
3 25 (18.38%) Relational Database
4 11 (8.09%) Apache Cassandra
5 10 (7.35%) Redis
6 4 (2.94%) MongoDB
7 3 (2.21%) SQL Server
8 2 (1.47%) MySQL
9 1 (0.74%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 13 (9.56%) NUnit
2 10 (7.35%) TeamCity
3 2 (1.47%) Protractor
3 2 (1.47%) Selenium
3 2 (1.47%) SoapUI
4 1 (0.74%) Git (software)
4 1 (0.74%) JUnit
4 1 (0.74%) Maven
General
1 96 (70.59%) Finance
2 42 (30.88%) Financial Institution
3 9 (6.62%) Banking
4 6 (4.41%) Games
5 2 (1.47%) Law
6 1 (0.74%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 107 (78.68%) Developer
2 64 (47.06%) Blockchain Developer
3 58 (42.65%) Java Developer
4 22 (16.18%) JavaScript Developer
5 21 (15.44%) C# Developer
6 20 (14.71%) .NET Developer
7 18 (13.24%) Senior Developer
8 15 (11.03%) C# .NET Developer
8 15 (11.03%) Lead Developer
9 13 (9.56%) Java Engineer
10 11 (8.09%) Blockchain Engineer
11 9 (6.62%) Chief Technology Officer
11 9 (6.62%) Senior .NET Developer
11 9 (6.62%) Senior C# Developer
12 7 (5.15%) Angular Developer
12 7 (5.15%) Senior C# .NET Developer
12 7 (5.15%) Senior Java Developer
13 4 (2.94%) Software Engineer
14 3 (2.21%) Architect
14 3 (2.21%) Presales Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 34 (25.00%) J2EE
1 34 (25.00%) J2SE
2 31 (22.79%) AngularJS
3 27 (19.85%) .NET
4 26 (19.12%) Spring
5 25 (18.38%) Backbone.js
5 25 (18.38%) React
5 25 (18.38%) Resque
5 25 (18.38%) Ruby on Rails
6 23 (16.91%) HTML
6 23 (16.91%) HTML5
7 17 (12.50%) Node.js
8 13 (9.56%) ASP.NET
9 12 (8.82%) JPA
10 11 (8.09%) CSS
10 11 (8.09%) CSS3
10 11 (8.09%) jQuery
11 10 (7.35%) Kafka
11 10 (7.35%) SignalR
11 10 (7.35%) WebSockets
Miscellaneous
1 77 (56.62%) Bitcoin
1 77 (56.62%) Fintech
2 54 (39.71%) Digital Currency
3 29 (21.32%) Greenfield Project
4 26 (19.12%) Computer Science
5 3 (2.21%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 2 (1.47%) Derivative
6 2 (1.47%) Mobile Banking
7 1 (0.74%) Algorithms
7 1 (0.74%) Mobile Payment
7 1 (0.74%) Robotics
Operating Systems
1 2 (1.47%) Linux
2 1 (0.74%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 50 (36.76%) Software Engineering
2 39 (28.68%) OOP
3 37 (27.21%) Agile Software Development
4 31 (22.79%) TDD
5 25 (18.38%) B2B
6 20 (14.71%) Multithreading
7 17 (12.50%) Functional Programming
7 17 (12.50%) Mentoring
8 15 (11.03%) Continuous Integration
9 12 (8.82%) SDLC
10 11 (8.09%) Low Latency
10 11 (8.09%) Microservices
10 11 (8.09%) Scrum
11 10 (7.35%) CQRS
11 10 (7.35%) MVC
11 10 (7.35%) OOD
12 9 (6.62%) BDD
12 9 (6.62%) Continuous Delivery
12 9 (6.62%) Pair Programming
13 6 (4.41%) Business Development
Programming Languages
1 69 (50.74%) Java
2 59 (43.38%) JavaScript
3 32 (23.53%) C#
4 27 (19.85%) Ruby
5 25 (18.38%) CoffeeScript
6 18 (13.24%) Haskell
7 15 (11.03%) Scala
8 13 (9.56%) Erlang
8 13 (9.56%) Kotlin
9 7 (5.15%) F#
10 5 (3.68%) C++
10 5 (3.68%) OCaml
10 5 (3.68%) Python
10 5 (3.68%) SQL
11 2 (1.47%) ES6
12 1 (0.74%) Go
12 1 (0.74%) MATLAB
12 1 (0.74%) R
12 1 (0.74%) Solidity
12 1 (0.74%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 7 (5.15%) Degree
2 3 (2.21%) PhD
3 1 (0.74%) Numerate Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.21%) QA
System Software
1 6 (4.41%) Docker
2 1 (0.74%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (0.74%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 1 (0.74%) VMware