Period
to 17 June 2021

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 June 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Cryptocurrency
UK
6 months to
17 Jun 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 809 798 986
Rank change year-on-year -11 +188 -281
Permanent jobs citing Cryptocurrency 131 75 134
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.13% 0.091% 0.093%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.14% 0.098% 0.10%
Number of salaries quoted 106 54 97
10th Percentile £52,500 £44,000 £50,000
25th Percentile £65,000 £65,000 £57,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £81,250 £85,000 £75,000
Median % change year-on-year -4.41% +13.33% +7.14%
75th Percentile £100,000 £99,375 £95,000
90th Percentile £115,000 £105,000 £98,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £52,500 £39,038 £54,860
% change year-on-year +34.48% -28.84% +9.72%

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 95,235 76,395 132,361
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 93.16% 92.34% 92.33%
Number of salaries quoted 66,403 61,383 105,042
10th Percentile £32,500 £31,250 £30,000
25th Percentile £41,250 £41,250 £37,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £55,000 £55,000 £52,500
Median % change year-on-year - +4.76% +5.00%
75th Percentile £75,000 £73,750 £70,000
90th Percentile £91,250 £90,000 £86,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £49,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +3.16% +5.56% -

Cryptocurrency
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for Cryptocurrency in the UK

Cryptocurrency
Salary Trend

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Cryptocurrency.

Salary trend for Cryptocurrency in the UK

Cryptocurrency
Salary Histogram

Salary distribution for jobs citing Cryptocurrency over the 6 months to 17 June 2021.

Salary histogram for Cryptocurrency in the UK

Cryptocurrency
Top 10 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 June 2021. 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 -28 115 £85,000 - 45
London -8 101 £85,000 - 37
Work from Home -188 27 £80,000 -27.27% 15
UK excluding London -30 12 £52,500 +34.48% 8
Northern Ireland - 5 £52,500 -
East Midlands - 2 £55,000 - 3
Midlands - 2 £55,000 - 4
South East - 2 £110,000 - 1
South West - 2 £70,000 -
Scotland - 1 £110,000 -

For the 6 months to 17 June 2021, 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 78 (59.54%) Finance
2 72 (54.96%) Blockchain
3 45 (34.35%) Fintech
4 44 (33.59%) Java
5 39 (29.77%) JavaScript
6 34 (25.95%) Kubernetes
6 34 (25.95%) React
7 29 (22.14%) Python
8 28 (21.37%) Linux
8 28 (21.37%) Software Engineering
9 27 (20.61%) Node.js
10 26 (19.85%) Social Skills
11 25 (19.08%) REST
12 24 (18.32%) Docker
13 23 (17.56%) Bitcoin
14 21 (16.03%) TDD
15 19 (14.50%) Agile Software Development
15 19 (14.50%) GCP
15 19 (14.50%) DevOps
15 19 (14.50%) TypeScript
16 18 (13.74%) AngularJS
16 18 (13.74%) AWS
16 18 (13.74%) SQL
17 16 (12.21%) Banking
17 16 (12.21%) Git (software)
17 16 (12.21%) Go
17 16 (12.21%) Front End Development
18 15 (11.45%) Microservices
18 15 (11.45%) Terraform
19 14 (10.69%) Java 8

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 7 (5.34%) Ethereum
2 3 (2.29%) Elasticsearch
2 3 (2.29%) Geth
2 3 (2.29%) Hyperledger
3 2 (1.53%) Confluence
4 1 (0.76%) WordPress
Applications
1 2 (1.53%) Adobe After Effects
1 2 (1.53%) Sketch
2 1 (0.76%) Adobe Illustrator
2 1 (0.76%) Adobe XD
2 1 (0.76%) Figma
2 1 (0.76%) InDesign
2 1 (0.76%) InVision
2 1 (0.76%) Marvel
2 1 (0.76%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 3 (2.29%) Distributed Ledger
2 1 (0.76%) Sentinel
Cloud Services
1 19 (14.50%) GCP
2 18 (13.74%) AWS
3 7 (5.34%) Azure
4 5 (3.82%) SaaS
5 3 (2.29%) Serverless
6 2 (1.53%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
6 2 (1.53%) AWS Lambda
6 2 (1.53%) Cloud Computing
6 2 (1.53%) IaaS
6 2 (1.53%) OpenShift
6 2 (1.53%) PaaS
7 1 (0.76%) Adobe Creative Cloud
7 1 (0.76%) Amazon ECS
7 1 (0.76%) Amazon EKS
7 1 (0.76%) AWS Step Functions
7 1 (0.76%) Google Workspace
7 1 (0.76%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 4 (3.05%) SSH
2 2 (1.53%) Firewall
2 2 (1.53%) Internet
3 1 (0.76%) Intrusion Detection
3 1 (0.76%) IPsec
3 1 (0.76%) SSL
3 1 (0.76%) VPN
3 1 (0.76%) X.509
Database & Business Intelligence
1 72 (54.96%) Blockchain
2 9 (6.87%) Apache Cassandra
3 6 (4.58%) MySQL
3 6 (4.58%) PostgreSQL
4 5 (3.82%) MongoDB
5 4 (3.05%) NoSQL
6 2 (1.53%) Data Mining
6 2 (1.53%) Looker
6 2 (1.53%) Redis
6 2 (1.53%) Relational Database
6 2 (1.53%) Tick Data
7 1 (0.76%) GIS
7 1 (0.76%) Oracle Database
7 1 (0.76%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 16 (12.21%) Git (software)
2 8 (6.11%) webpack
3 6 (4.58%) Babel
4 2 (1.53%) Jenkins
4 2 (1.53%) JIRA
5 1 (0.76%) Appium
5 1 (0.76%) Cypress.io
5 1 (0.76%) Jasmine
5 1 (0.76%) JUnit
5 1 (0.76%) Mockito
5 1 (0.76%) Protractor
5 1 (0.76%) Selenium
5 1 (0.76%) WebDriver
General
1 78 (59.54%) Finance
2 26 (19.85%) Social Skills
3 16 (12.21%) Banking
4 8 (6.11%) Marketing
5 4 (3.05%) Games
5 4 (3.05%) Presentation Skills
6 2 (1.53%) Advertising
6 2 (1.53%) Organisational Skills
6 2 (1.53%) Retail
7 1 (0.76%) Analytical Skills
7 1 (0.76%) Bulgarian Language
7 1 (0.76%) Documentation Skills
7 1 (0.76%) Financial Institution
7 1 (0.76%) Front Office
7 1 (0.76%) German Language
7 1 (0.76%) Mandarin Language
7 1 (0.76%) Polish Language
7 1 (0.76%) Russian Language
Job Titles
1 66 (50.38%) Developer
2 24 (18.32%) Java Developer
3 19 (14.50%) Blockchain Developer
4 11 (8.40%) Senior Developer
5 10 (7.63%) Blockchain Engineer
5 10 (7.63%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
6 8 (6.11%) Angular Developer
6 8 (6.11%) Backend Developer
7 7 (5.34%) DevOps Engineer
7 7 (5.34%) Python Developer
7 7 (5.34%) Software Engineer
8 6 (4.58%) Engineering Manager
8 6 (4.58%) Senior Manager
9 5 (3.82%) Cassandra Developer
9 5 (3.82%) React Developer
10 4 (3.05%) Product Manager
11 3 (2.29%) C++ Software Engineer
11 3 (2.29%) Data Scientist
11 3 (2.29%) Principal Developer
11 3 (2.29%) Senior Front-End Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 34 (25.95%) React
2 27 (20.61%) Node.js
3 25 (19.08%) REST
4 18 (13.74%) AngularJS
5 14 (10.69%) Spring
6 13 (9.92%) CSS
6 13 (9.92%) Hibernate
6 13 (9.92%) HTML
7 12 (9.16%) GraphQL
8 11 (8.40%) WebSockets
9 10 (7.63%) React Native
10 9 (6.87%) Spring Boot
11 6 (4.58%) Express
11 6 (4.58%) OAuth
12 5 (3.82%) web3js
13 4 (3.05%) FIX Protocol
13 4 (3.05%) JPA
13 4 (3.05%) JWT
13 4 (3.05%) Redux
13 4 (3.05%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 23 (17.56%) Bitcoin
2 14 (10.69%) Self-Motivation
3 13 (9.92%) Virtual Team
4 8 (6.11%) Derivative
5 6 (4.58%) Greenfield Project
6 5 (3.82%) Algorithms
6 5 (3.82%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 5 (3.82%) Mobile App
6 5 (3.82%) User Experience
7 3 (2.29%) Data Protection Act
7 3 (2.29%) Equity Derivative
7 3 (2.29%) iPad
7 3 (2.29%) Wiki
8 2 (1.53%) Animation
8 2 (1.53%) Digital Currency
8 2 (1.53%) Motion Graphics
8 2 (1.53%) Pricing Data
8 2 (1.53%) Public Cloud
8 2 (1.53%) Social Media
9 1 (0.76%) Analytical Mindset
Operating Systems
1 28 (21.37%) Linux
2 6 (4.58%) Windows
3 1 (0.76%) Android
3 1 (0.76%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 45 (34.35%) Fintech
2 28 (21.37%) Software Engineering
3 21 (16.03%) TDD
4 19 (14.50%) Agile Software Development
4 19 (14.50%) DevOps
5 16 (12.21%) Front End Development
6 15 (11.45%) Microservices
7 13 (9.92%) Analytics
7 13 (9.92%) Computer Science
8 12 (9.16%) Low Latency
9 11 (8.40%) Problem-Solving
9 11 (8.40%) Scrum
9 11 (8.40%) SDLC
10 8 (6.11%) Multithreading
11 7 (5.34%) OOP
11 7 (5.34%) Proprietary Trading
12 6 (4.58%) Architectural Design
12 6 (4.58%) High-Frequency Trading
12 6 (4.58%) Infrastructure as Code
12 6 (4.58%) Quantitative Finance
Programming Languages
1 44 (33.59%) Java
2 39 (29.77%) JavaScript
3 29 (22.14%) Python
4 19 (14.50%) TypeScript
5 18 (13.74%) SQL
6 16 (12.21%) Go
7 14 (10.69%) C++
7 14 (10.69%) Java 8
7 14 (10.69%) Rust
8 10 (7.63%) C
8 10 (7.63%) Solidity
9 6 (4.58%) ES6
10 5 (3.82%) Kotlin
11 3 (2.29%) Bash Shell
11 3 (2.29%) Perl
11 3 (2.29%) Ruby
12 1 (0.76%) C#
12 1 (0.76%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 14 (10.69%) Degree
2 6 (4.58%) Computer Science Degree
3 2 (1.53%) Master's Degree
3 2 (1.53%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (4.58%) QA
System Software
1 24 (18.32%) Docker
Systems Management
1 34 (25.95%) Kubernetes
2 15 (11.45%) Terraform
3 14 (10.69%) Ansible
4 5 (3.82%) Packer
5 1 (0.76%) Jamf Pro
5 1 (0.76%) Puppet
5 1 (0.76%) Rancher
Vendors
1 4 (3.05%) Google
2 3 (2.29%) NVIDIA
3 2 (1.53%) Adobe
4 1 (0.76%) Microsoft
4 1 (0.76%) Okta
4 1 (0.76%) Oracle
4 1 (0.76%) Pardot
4 1 (0.76%) Salesforce.com