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

Cryptocurrency
UK
6 months to
13 Dec 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 938 1166 1266
Rank change year-on-year +228 +100 +61
Permanent jobs citing Cryptocurrency 249 54 26
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.14% 0.029% 0.012%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.15% 0.032% 0.014%
Number of salaries quoted 209 34 20
UK median annual salary £70,000 £74,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.41% +40.95% -20.75%
10th Percentile £38,750 £48,275 £46,250
90th Percentile £96,250 £97,500 £86,375
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 162001 166293 190317
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 89.94% 89.45% 88.90%
Number of salaries quoted 128391 137865 157487
UK median annual salary £50,000 £49,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.01% +4.21% +5.56%
10th Percentile £28,750 £28,094 £27,500
90th Percentile £80,000 £80,000 £77,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £44,500 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +4.71% - +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 13 December 2017.

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 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 +219 245 £70,000 -5.41% 20
London +174 237 £70,000 -5.41% 19
UK excluding London +49 8 £60,000 - 1
South East - 6 £60,000 -
South West -4 1 £45,000 - 1
East of England - 1 £70,000 -

For the 6 months to 13 December 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.

1 165 (66.27%) Blockchain
2 133 (53.41%) Finance
3 117 (46.99%) Java
4 99 (39.76%) Bitcoin
5 93 (37.35%) JavaScript
6 85 (34.14%) Fintech
7 72 (28.92%) AngularJS
8 52 (20.88%) Ethereum
9 51 (20.48%) Agile Software Development
10 49 (19.68%) Python
11 47 (18.88%) Software Engineering
12 46 (18.47%) Node.js
13 45 (18.07%) Spring
14 40 (16.06%) OOP
15 38 (15.26%) TDD
16 33 (13.25%) Amazon AWS
17 32 (12.85%) HTML
17 32 (12.85%) Greenfield Project
17 32 (12.85%) Angular 2
18 31 (12.45%) Financial Institution
19 29 (11.65%) Games
20 28 (11.24%) React
21 27 (10.84%) Digital Currency
21 27 (10.84%) C++
21 27 (10.84%) Algorithmic Trading
22 26 (10.44%) SDLC
23 25 (10.04%) High-Frequency Trading
23 25 (10.04%) QA
23 25 (10.04%) Multithreading
23 25 (10.04%) 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 52 (20.88%) Ethereum
2 20 (8.03%) Confluence
3 11 (4.42%) Hyperledger
4 9 (3.61%) Elasticsearch
5 2 (0.80%) Apache Spark
Business Applications
1 14 (5.62%) Payment Gateway
2 5 (2.01%) R3 Corda
Cloud Services
1 33 (13.25%) Amazon AWS
2 14 (5.62%) npm
3 7 (2.81%) GitHub
4 6 (2.41%) Microsoft Azure
5 5 (2.01%) Cloud Computing
5 5 (2.01%) SaaS
6 4 (1.61%) Google Cloud Platform
6 4 (1.61%) OpenShift
7 2 (0.80%) PaaS
8 1 (0.40%) Google Play
8 1 (0.40%) iTunes
8 1 (0.40%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 4 (1.61%) HTTP
1 4 (1.61%) TCP/IP
2 1 (0.40%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 165 (66.27%) Blockchain
2 16 (6.43%) Apache Cassandra
3 14 (5.62%) NoSQL
4 10 (4.02%) Neo4j
4 10 (4.02%) Redis
5 9 (3.61%) MongoDB
6 5 (2.01%) Big Data
7 4 (1.61%) PostgreSQL
8 3 (1.20%) MySQL
9 2 (0.80%) Hadoop
10 1 (0.40%) Relational Database
10 1 (0.40%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 25 (10.04%) Git (software)
2 18 (7.23%) Maven
3 15 (6.02%) Protractor
4 11 (4.42%) Selenium
4 11 (4.42%) SoapUI
4 11 (4.42%) webpack
5 9 (3.61%) JIRA
6 8 (3.21%) Jenkins
6 8 (3.21%) Sonatype Nexus
7 4 (1.61%) CMake
7 4 (1.61%) GitLab
7 4 (1.61%) Gradle
7 4 (1.61%) Karma Test Runner
7 4 (1.61%) Mocha
7 4 (1.61%) NUnit
8 3 (1.20%) JUnit
9 1 (0.40%) gulp
9 1 (0.40%) TeamCity
General
1 133 (53.41%) Finance
2 31 (12.45%) Financial Institution
3 29 (11.65%) Games
4 15 (6.02%) Banking
5 6 (2.41%) Marketing
6 4 (1.61%) Brand Awareness
7 3 (1.20%) Back Office
7 3 (1.20%) Telecoms
8 2 (0.80%) Front Office
9 1 (0.40%) iGaming
9 1 (0.40%) Investment Banking
9 1 (0.40%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 168 (67.47%) Developer
2 92 (36.95%) Blockchain Developer
3 81 (32.53%) Java Developer
4 27 (10.84%) JavaScript Developer
5 25 (10.04%) Blockchain Engineer
6 24 (9.64%) Python Developer
7 22 (8.84%) Senior Developer
8 21 (8.43%) Angular Developer
9 18 (7.23%) Full Stack Developer
10 14 (5.62%) Software Engineer
11 13 (5.22%) Senior Java Developer
12 12 (4.82%) Java Engineer
13 11 (4.42%) Analyst
13 11 (4.42%) Django Developer
14 10 (4.02%) .NET Developer
15 9 (3.61%) Designer
15 9 (3.61%) DevOps Engineer
15 9 (3.61%) Junior
15 9 (3.61%) Junior Developer
16 8 (3.21%) C# .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 72 (28.92%) AngularJS
2 46 (18.47%) Node.js
3 45 (18.07%) Spring
4 32 (12.85%) Angular 2
4 32 (12.85%) HTML
5 28 (11.24%) React
6 25 (10.04%) HTML5
7 24 (9.64%) REST
8 20 (8.03%) J2EE
9 19 (7.63%) J2SE
10 18 (7.23%) Django
11 17 (6.83%) .NET
12 16 (6.43%) Web Services
13 14 (5.62%) Spring Boot
14 12 (4.82%) Hibernate
14 12 (4.82%) Smart Contracts
15 11 (4.42%) FIX Protocol
16 10 (4.02%) JSON
16 10 (4.02%) RabbitMQ
17 9 (3.61%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 99 (39.76%) Bitcoin
2 85 (34.14%) Fintech
3 32 (12.85%) Greenfield Project
4 27 (10.84%) Digital Currency
5 20 (8.03%) Computer Science
6 14 (5.62%) Online Games
7 13 (5.22%) User Experience
8 10 (4.02%) Social Media
9 9 (3.61%) Algorithms
9 9 (3.61%) Mobile App
10 8 (3.21%) Analytical Skills
10 8 (3.21%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 6 (2.41%) Analytical Mindset
11 6 (2.41%) Virtual Team
12 5 (2.01%) Client/Server
13 4 (1.61%) Cloud Native
14 3 (1.20%) Video\Live Streaming
15 2 (0.80%) Augmented Reality
15 2 (0.80%) Minimum Viable Product
15 2 (0.80%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 24 (9.64%) Linux
2 14 (5.62%) Android
2 14 (5.62%) Apple iOS
3 4 (1.61%) Mac OS X
3 4 (1.61%) Unix
3 4 (1.61%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 51 (20.48%) Agile Software Development
2 47 (18.88%) Software Engineering
3 40 (16.06%) OOP
4 38 (15.26%) TDD
5 27 (10.84%) Algorithmic Trading
6 26 (10.44%) SDLC
7 25 (10.04%) High-Frequency Trading
7 25 (10.04%) Multithreading
8 23 (9.24%) Test Automation
9 21 (8.43%) Creative Thinking
10 18 (7.23%) Continuous Integration
11 17 (6.83%) Machine Learning
12 16 (6.43%) Front End Development
12 16 (6.43%) Market Making
12 16 (6.43%) Mathematics
12 16 (6.43%) OO
13 15 (6.02%) DevOps
13 15 (6.02%) Risk Management
13 15 (6.02%) Scrum
14 14 (5.62%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 117 (46.99%) Java
2 93 (37.35%) JavaScript
3 49 (19.68%) Python
4 27 (10.84%) C++
5 22 (8.84%) SQL
6 21 (8.43%) C#
7 18 (7.23%) Solidity
8 14 (5.62%) C
9 10 (4.02%) TypeScript
10 9 (3.61%) Go
10 9 (3.61%) Ruby
11 8 (3.21%) Haskell
12 6 (2.41%) Erlang
12 6 (2.41%) F#
12 6 (2.41%) OCaml
13 4 (1.61%) ES6
13 4 (1.61%) Scala
14 3 (1.20%) Clojure
14 3 (1.20%) Kotlin
15 1 (0.40%) Rust
Qualifications
1 13 (5.22%) Degree
2 2 (0.80%) PMI Certification
2 2 (0.80%) PMP
3 1 (0.40%) PhD
3 1 (0.40%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 25 (10.04%) QA
2 4 (1.61%) GCP
System Software
1 17 (6.83%) Docker
2 1 (0.40%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 7 (2.81%) Kubernetes
2 4 (1.61%) Ansible
3 3 (1.20%) Opscode Chef
3 3 (1.20%) Puppet
Vendors
1 5 (2.01%) Xamarin
2 4 (1.61%) Atlassian
2 4 (1.61%) IBM
3 1 (0.40%) Google
3 1 (0.40%) VMware