Period
to 16 December 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 16 December 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Cryptocurrency
UK
6 months to
16 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 712 949 1156
Rank change year-on-year +237 +207 +133
Permanent jobs citing Cryptocurrency 432 253 54
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.27% 0.14% 0.029%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.30% 0.15% 0.032%
Number of salaries quoted 312 214 34
UK median annual salary £75,000 £70,000 £74,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.14% -6.04% +41.90%
10th Percentile £42,500 £38,750 £48,275
90th Percentile £128,625 £95,875 £97,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £70,000 £60,000 -
% change year-on-year +16.67% - -

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 144,874 163,724 169,145
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 91.60% 91.89% 91.31%
Number of salaries quoted 114,516 130,082 140,302
UK median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £48,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% +3.09% +2.11%
10th Percentile £29,750 £28,500 £27,750
90th Percentile £85,000 £80,000 £78,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £43,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +3.45% +2.35% -

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 16 December 2018.

Salary histogram for Cryptocurrency in the UK

Cryptocurrency
Top 9 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 16 December 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 +228 417 £75,000 +7.14% 31
London +152 389 £75,000 +7.14% 27
UK excluding London +87 39 £70,000 +16.67% 4
East of England +42 17 £77,500 +10.71% 2
South East +5 7 £95,000 +58.33% 1
Channel Islands - 5 £32,500 -
South West +24 4 - -
Northern Ireland - 4 £65,000 -
Scotland - 2 £40,000 -

For the 6 months to 16 December 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.

1 310 (71.76%) Blockchain
2 209 (48.38%) Finance
3 196 (45.37%) Java
4 132 (30.56%) JavaScript
5 125 (28.94%) Agile Software Development
6 114 (26.39%) Software Engineering
7 112 (25.93%) Python
8 106 (24.54%) Computer Science
9 105 (24.31%) Bitcoin
10 103 (23.84%) Degree
11 93 (21.53%) Test Automation
12 90 (20.83%) Linux
13 88 (20.37%) Fintech
14 86 (19.91%) React
14 86 (19.91%) C++
15 82 (18.98%) Ethereum
16 75 (17.36%) DevOps
16 75 (17.36%) AngularJS
17 74 (17.13%) Amazon AWS
17 74 (17.13%) Go
18 72 (16.67%) Web Services
19 67 (15.51%) Mathematics
19 67 (15.51%) SDLC
20 66 (15.28%) Docker
21 61 (14.12%) Microservices
21 61 (14.12%) Cryptography
22 55 (12.73%) HTML
22 55 (12.73%) Git (software)
23 53 (12.27%) Machine Learning
24 52 (12.04%) QA

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 82 (18.98%) Ethereum
2 21 (4.86%) Confluence
3 20 (4.63%) WebSphere
4 16 (3.70%) Hyperledger
5 15 (3.47%) CMS
6 7 (1.62%) Elasticsearch
7 6 (1.39%) Apache
8 3 (0.69%) IIS
8 3 (0.69%) nginx
8 3 (0.69%) Tomcat
9 1 (0.23%) WordPress
Applications
1 8 (1.85%) Microsoft Excel
2 5 (1.16%) Microsoft Office
3 4 (0.93%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 29 (6.71%) Ripple
2 19 (4.40%) Distributed Ledger
3 15 (3.47%) Payment Gateway
4 5 (1.16%) R3 Corda
5 2 (0.46%) MetaTrader
5 2 (0.46%) Odoo
Cloud Services
1 74 (17.13%) Amazon AWS
2 20 (4.63%) GitHub
2 20 (4.63%) Microsoft Azure
3 15 (3.47%) Google Cloud Platform
4 9 (2.08%) Serverless
5 6 (1.39%) AWS CloudFormation
6 5 (1.16%) AWS Lambda
6 5 (1.16%) Cloud Computing
7 3 (0.69%) Amazon EC2
7 3 (0.69%) DigitalOcean
7 3 (0.69%) Google Analytics
7 3 (0.69%) IaaS
7 3 (0.69%) SaaS
7 3 (0.69%) Virtual Private Cloud
8 1 (0.23%) Amazon Kinesis
8 1 (0.23%) PaaS
8 1 (0.23%) Slack
8 1 (0.23%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 14 (3.24%) HTTP
2 11 (2.55%) Peer-to-Peer Networking
3 10 (2.31%) Internet
3 10 (2.31%) Network Security
4 4 (0.93%) Firewall
4 4 (0.93%) IPFS
5 3 (0.69%) DNS
5 3 (0.69%) Reverse Proxy
6 2 (0.46%) TCP/IP
7 1 (0.23%) Multicast
Database & Business Intelligence
1 310 (71.76%) Blockchain
2 31 (7.18%) NoSQL
3 21 (4.86%) SQL Server
4 20 (4.63%) Oracle Database
5 15 (3.47%) Data Warehouse
6 14 (3.24%) Data Mining
6 14 (3.24%) MySQL
7 11 (2.55%) Redis
8 8 (1.85%) Apache Cassandra
9 6 (1.39%) MongoDB
9 6 (1.39%) PostgreSQL
9 6 (1.39%) Relational Database
10 5 (1.16%) CockroachDB
11 4 (0.93%) Neo4j
11 4 (0.93%) RDBMS
11 4 (0.93%) VoltDB
12 3 (0.69%) Big Data
13 2 (0.46%) Amazon DynamoDB
13 2 (0.46%) Looker
14 1 (0.23%) Data Lake
Development Applications
1 55 (12.73%) Git (software)
2 37 (8.56%) Jenkins
3 33 (7.64%) JIRA
4 29 (6.71%) Maven
5 20 (4.63%) TeamCity
6 14 (3.24%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 14 (3.24%) CMake
6 14 (3.24%) Selenium
6 14 (3.24%) Subversion
7 11 (2.55%) Team Foundation Server
8 9 (2.08%) Protractor
8 9 (2.08%) webpack
9 7 (1.62%) Ant
9 7 (1.62%) SoapUI
10 6 (1.39%) gulp
10 6 (1.39%) Sonatype Nexus
11 5 (1.16%) Buildbot
11 5 (1.16%) Eclipse
11 5 (1.16%) Travis CI
11 5 (1.16%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 209 (48.38%) Finance
2 33 (7.64%) Front Office
3 25 (5.79%) Marketing
4 14 (3.24%) Retail
5 12 (2.78%) Banking
5 12 (2.78%) Games
6 9 (2.08%) Law
7 6 (1.39%) Financial Institution
7 6 (1.39%) Investment Banking
8 4 (0.93%) Mandarin Language
8 4 (0.93%) Manufacturing
8 4 (0.93%) Retail Banking
9 3 (0.69%) Legal
10 2 (0.46%) Advertising
10 2 (0.46%) Back Office
11 1 (0.23%) Military
11 1 (0.23%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 200 (46.30%) Developer
2 79 (18.29%) Blockchain Developer
3 61 (14.12%) Java Developer
4 41 (9.49%) Architect
5 36 (8.33%) C++ Developer
5 36 (8.33%) Senior Developer
6 25 (5.79%) Blockchain Engineer
6 25 (5.79%) Python Developer
6 25 (5.79%) Software Engineer
7 24 (5.56%) Senior Java Developer
8 22 (5.09%) QA Engineer
9 18 (4.17%) DevOps Engineer
10 17 (3.94%) Analyst
10 17 (3.94%) Backend Developer
10 17 (3.94%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
11 15 (3.47%) Senior Python Developer
12 14 (3.24%) AWS Developer
12 14 (3.24%) PHP Developer
13 13 (3.01%) PHP Symfony Developer
13 13 (3.01%) Symfony Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 86 (19.91%) React
2 75 (17.36%) AngularJS
3 72 (16.67%) Web Services
4 55 (12.73%) HTML
5 51 (11.81%) CSS
6 49 (11.34%) Node.js
7 40 (9.26%) RESTful
8 39 (9.03%) Spring
9 38 (8.80%) J2EE
10 35 (8.10%) J2SE
11 27 (6.25%) REST
12 24 (5.56%) HTML5
12 24 (5.56%) Middleware
12 24 (5.56%) Smart Contracts
13 20 (4.63%) JMS
13 20 (4.63%) WebSphere MQ
14 18 (4.17%) .NET
15 17 (3.94%) FIX Protocol
15 17 (3.94%) STL
16 16 (3.70%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 105 (24.31%) Bitcoin
2 88 (20.37%) Fintech
3 41 (9.49%) Analytical Skills
4 38 (8.80%) Greenfield Project
5 32 (7.41%) Digital Currency
5 32 (7.41%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 27 (6.25%) Algorithms
6 27 (6.25%) Fixed Income
7 25 (5.79%) Hedge funds
8 24 (5.56%) Equities
8 24 (5.56%) User Experience
9 23 (5.32%) Self-Motivation
10 21 (4.86%) Derivative
10 21 (4.86%) Litecoin
11 16 (3.70%) Enterprise Software
12 13 (3.01%) Data Structures
13 11 (2.55%) Client/Server
13 11 (2.55%) Management Information System
14 9 (2.08%) CMDB
15 6 (1.39%) Blog
Operating Systems
1 90 (20.83%) Linux
2 35 (8.10%) Windows
3 21 (4.86%) Unix
4 9 (2.08%) CentOS
4 9 (2.08%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 9 (2.08%) Windows Server
5 3 (0.69%) Solaris
5 3 (0.69%) Ubuntu
6 2 (0.46%) Android
6 2 (0.46%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 125 (28.94%) Agile Software Development
2 114 (26.39%) Software Engineering
3 106 (24.54%) Computer Science
4 93 (21.53%) Test Automation
5 75 (17.36%) DevOps
6 67 (15.51%) Mathematics
6 67 (15.51%) SDLC
7 61 (14.12%) Cryptography
7 61 (14.12%) Microservices
8 53 (12.27%) Machine Learning
9 49 (11.34%) Continuous Integration
10 45 (10.42%) TDD
11 42 (9.72%) Scrum
12 39 (9.03%) High Availability
13 38 (8.80%) Multithreading
13 38 (8.80%) Stakeholder Management
14 35 (8.10%) Artificial Intelligence
15 32 (7.41%) Asset Management
16 29 (6.71%) Thought Leadership
17 27 (6.25%) Problem-Solving
Programming Languages
1 196 (45.37%) Java
2 132 (30.56%) JavaScript
3 112 (25.93%) Python
4 86 (19.91%) C++
5 74 (17.13%) Go
6 47 (10.88%) SQL
7 30 (6.94%) C#
8 26 (6.02%) C
9 25 (5.79%) Java 8
9 25 (5.79%) PHP
10 23 (5.32%) Scala
11 19 (4.40%) Solidity
12 14 (3.24%) TypeScript
13 11 (2.55%) ES6
13 11 (2.55%) Java 9
13 11 (2.55%) PowerShell
14 10 (2.31%) Kotlin
15 7 (1.62%) Erlang
15 7 (1.62%) Haskell
16 6 (1.39%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 103 (23.84%) Degree
2 42 (9.72%) Computer Science Degree
3 29 (6.71%) PhD
4 24 (5.56%) Master's Degree
5 9 (2.08%) MBA
6 5 (1.16%) Numerate Degree
7 4 (0.93%) CRISC
7 4 (0.93%) ISEB
7 4 (0.93%) ISTQB
8 1 (0.23%) CREST Certified
8 1 (0.23%) OSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 52 (12.04%) QA
2 5 (1.16%) Data Quality
3 4 (0.93%) COBIT
4 1 (0.23%) MiFID
System Software
1 66 (15.28%) Docker
2 19 (4.40%) Virtual Machines
3 11 (2.55%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 34 (7.87%) Kubernetes
2 33 (7.64%) Ansible
3 22 (5.09%) Opscode Chef
4 20 (4.63%) Puppet
5 18 (4.17%) Terraform
6 5 (1.16%) Docker Swarm
7 4 (0.93%) Consul
8 3 (0.69%) Salt
9 1 (0.23%) Mesos
Vendors
1 39 (9.03%) Google
2 23 (5.32%) Oracle
3 12 (2.78%) Red Hat
4 11 (2.55%) VMware
5 9 (2.08%) Splunk
6 7 (1.62%) Atlassian
7 5 (1.16%) Microsoft
8 3 (0.69%) Rakuten
9 2 (0.46%) Facebook
9 2 (0.46%) IBM
9 2 (0.46%) Salesforce.com
9 2 (0.46%) Xamarin
10 1 (0.23%) Cisco
10 1 (0.23%) ConsenSys
10 1 (0.23%) Sawtooth Software