Period
to 17 February 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the City of London with a requirement for Blockchain skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Blockchain over the 6 months to 17 February 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Blockchain
Central London > City of London
6 months to
17 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 192 309 365
Rank change year-on-year +117 +56 +98
Permanent jobs citing Blockchain 147 21 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 1.38% 0.20% 0.11%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 4.50% 0.64% 0.35%
Number of salaries quoted 141 20 14
City of London median annual salary £70,000 £70,000 £68,750
Median salary % change year-on-year - +1.82% +10.00%
10th Percentile £50,000 £53,750 £50,750
90th Percentile £105,000 £87,875 £175,000
Central London median annual salary £70,000 £65,000 £68,750
% change year-on-year +7.69% -5.45% +10.00%

Blockchain is in the Databases and Business Intelligence category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in the City of London with a requirement for database or business intelligence skills.

All Database and Business Intelligence Skills
City of London
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for database or business intelligence skills 3,265 3,302 4,317
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 30.62% 31.45% 30.87%
Number of salaries quoted 2,929 3,060 3,814
City of London median annual salary £60,000 £57,500 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.35% - +4.55%
10th Percentile £41,250 £36,250 £37,000
90th Percentile £90,000 £87,500 £85,000
Central London median annual salary £60,000 £57,500 £57,500
% change year-on-year +4.35% - +4.55%

Blockchain
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

Job postings citing Blockchain as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the City of London.

Job vacancy trend for Blockchain in the City of London

Blockchain
Salary Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Blockchain in the City of London.

Salary trend for Blockchain in the City of London

Blockchain
Salary Histogram in the City of London

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Blockchain in the City of London over the 6 months to 17 February 2018.

Salary histogram for Blockchain in the City of London

For the 6 months to 17 February 2018, IT jobs citing Blockchain 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 across the City of London region with a requirement for Blockchain.

1 72 (48.98%) Finance
2 54 (36.73%) Fintech
3 50 (34.01%) Banking
4 44 (29.93%) Front End Development
4 44 (29.93%) Node.js
5 43 (29.25%) Agile Software Development
6 42 (28.57%) Git (software)
7 41 (27.89%) AngularJS
8 40 (27.21%) Java
9 39 (26.53%) DevOps
10 38 (25.85%) JavaScript
10 38 (25.85%) Linux
11 35 (23.81%) CSS
12 34 (23.13%) SQL
13 33 (22.45%) TDD
13 33 (22.45%) Bitcoin
13 33 (22.45%) NoSQL
14 32 (21.77%) HTML
15 31 (21.09%) Ruby
15 31 (21.09%) Smart Contracts
16 30 (20.41%) GitHub
17 29 (19.73%) MySQL
17 29 (19.73%) Test Automation
17 29 (19.73%) Distributed Ledger
18 28 (19.05%) Ethereum
19 26 (17.69%) Redis
20 25 (17.01%) Python
20 25 (17.01%) PostgreSQL
21 24 (16.33%) Docker
21 24 (16.33%) Solidity

Blockchain
Co-occurring IT Skills in the City of London 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 28 (19.05%) Ethereum
2 8 (5.44%) Apache
2 8 (5.44%) Hyperledger
2 8 (5.44%) nginx
3 4 (2.72%) Apache Spark
4 3 (2.04%) Confluence
5 1 (0.68%) Elasticsearch
5 1 (0.68%) Mongoose
5 1 (0.68%) WebLogic
5 1 (0.68%) WebLogic Portal
Business Applications
1 29 (19.73%) Distributed Ledger
2 2 (1.36%) R3 Corda
3 1 (0.68%) Ripple
Cloud Services
1 30 (20.41%) GitHub
2 17 (11.56%) Amazon AWS
2 17 (11.56%) Microsoft Azure
3 16 (10.88%) Cloud Computing
4 13 (8.84%) Slack
4 13 (8.84%) Trello
5 7 (4.76%) Amazon EC2
5 7 (4.76%) Amazon S3
6 2 (1.36%) Datadog
6 2 (1.36%) npm
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.68%) OpenVPN
1 1 (0.68%) Peer-to-Peer Networking
1 1 (0.68%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 33 (22.45%) NoSQL
2 29 (19.73%) MySQL
3 26 (17.69%) Redis
4 25 (17.01%) PostgreSQL
5 8 (5.44%) Big Data
6 5 (3.40%) Apache Cassandra
7 4 (2.72%) MongoDB
8 3 (2.04%) Electronic Patient Records
8 3 (2.04%) Hadoop
9 2 (1.36%) Neo4j
10 1 (0.68%) CouchDB
Development Applications
1 42 (28.57%) Git (software)
2 15 (10.20%) webpack
3 10 (6.80%) JIRA
4 7 (4.76%) Mocha
5 6 (4.08%) Babel
6 5 (3.40%) Cucumber
6 5 (3.40%) RSpec
6 5 (3.40%) Selenium
6 5 (3.40%) WebDriver
7 2 (1.36%) Artifactory
7 2 (1.36%) Maven
7 2 (1.36%) TeamCity
8 1 (0.68%) GitLab
8 1 (0.68%) Grunt
8 1 (0.68%) gulp
General
1 72 (48.98%) Finance
2 50 (34.01%) Banking
3 18 (12.24%) Telecoms
4 8 (5.44%) Financial Institution
5 4 (2.72%) Games
6 2 (1.36%) Front Office
6 2 (1.36%) Investment Banking
6 2 (1.36%) Legal
7 1 (0.68%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 98 (66.67%) Developer
2 54 (36.73%) Blockchain Developer
3 30 (20.41%) Full Stack Developer
3 30 (20.41%) Senior Developer
4 15 (10.20%) Java Developer
5 12 (8.16%) Node.js Developer
6 8 (5.44%) Blockchain Engineer
6 8 (5.44%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
6 8 (5.44%) Head of Technology
7 7 (4.76%) Ruby Developer
7 7 (4.76%) Ruby on Rails Developer
8 5 (3.40%) Senior Java Developer
9 4 (2.72%) Android Developer
9 4 (2.72%) Developer in Test
9 4 (2.72%) Django Developer
9 4 (2.72%) Python Developer
9 4 (2.72%) Senior Android Developer
9 4 (2.72%) Senior Full Stack Developer
9 4 (2.72%) Software Developer
10 3 (2.04%) Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 44 (29.93%) Node.js
2 41 (27.89%) AngularJS
3 35 (23.81%) CSS
4 32 (21.77%) HTML
5 31 (21.09%) Smart Contracts
6 23 (15.65%) CSS3
7 22 (14.97%) Ruby on Rails
8 19 (12.93%) HTML5
8 19 (12.93%) Redux
8 19 (12.93%) web3js
9 18 (12.24%) React Native
10 15 (10.20%) Express
10 15 (10.20%) React
11 14 (9.52%) Ember.js
11 14 (9.52%) jQuery
12 12 (8.16%) Truffle
13 10 (6.80%) DOM
14 8 (5.44%) Apache Cordova
14 8 (5.44%) PhoneGap
15 7 (4.76%) Chai
Miscellaneous
1 54 (36.73%) Fintech
2 33 (22.45%) Bitcoin
3 9 (6.12%) Equities
4 6 (4.08%) Computer Science
5 5 (3.40%) Analytical Skills
5 5 (3.40%) Linux Command Line
6 4 (2.72%) User Experience
7 3 (2.04%) Analytical Mindset
8 2 (1.36%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 2 (1.36%) Hedge funds
8 2 (1.36%) Mobile App
8 2 (1.36%) Online Games
8 2 (1.36%) Robotics
9 1 (0.68%) Augmented Reality
9 1 (0.68%) Client/Server
9 1 (0.68%) Enterprise Software
9 1 (0.68%) Fixed Income
9 1 (0.68%) Management Information System
9 1 (0.68%) Swaptions
Operating Systems
1 38 (25.85%) Linux
2 7 (4.76%) VMS
3 4 (2.72%) Android
4 3 (2.04%) Windows
5 2 (1.36%) Apple iOS
5 2 (1.36%) CentOS
5 2 (1.36%) Ubuntu
5 2 (1.36%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 44 (29.93%) Front End Development
2 43 (29.25%) Agile Software Development
3 39 (26.53%) DevOps
4 33 (22.45%) TDD
5 29 (19.73%) Test Automation
6 23 (15.65%) Cryptocurrency
7 19 (12.93%) Cybersecurity
8 18 (12.24%) BDD
8 18 (12.24%) Cryptography
8 18 (12.24%) Data Security
8 18 (12.24%) Identity Management
8 18 (12.24%) KYC
8 18 (12.24%) Scrum
9 16 (10.88%) API Development
9 16 (10.88%) Continuous Integration
10 15 (10.20%) Biometrics
11 13 (8.84%) Change Management
11 13 (8.84%) Project Management
12 12 (8.16%) Supply Chain Management
12 12 (8.16%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 40 (27.21%) Java
2 38 (25.85%) JavaScript
3 34 (23.13%) SQL
4 31 (21.09%) Ruby
5 25 (17.01%) Python
6 24 (16.33%) Solidity
7 19 (12.93%) C++
8 17 (11.56%) Bash Shell
9 12 (8.16%) Scala
10 10 (6.80%) ES6
11 8 (5.44%) Go
12 7 (4.76%) CoffeeScript
12 7 (4.76%) Elixir
12 7 (4.76%) Groovy
12 7 (4.76%) Rust
13 5 (3.40%) ES7
13 5 (3.40%) Kotlin
14 3 (2.04%) C#
14 3 (2.04%) Perl
14 3 (2.04%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 3 (2.04%) CISSP
1 3 (2.04%) Degree
2 2 (1.36%) CISM
2 2 (1.36%) CompTIA Security+
2 2 (1.36%) Computer Science Degree
2 2 (1.36%) CRISC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (3.40%) QA
2 2 (1.36%) MiFID
3 1 (0.68%) Dodd-Frank
3 1 (0.68%) EMIR
3 1 (0.68%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 24 (16.33%) Docker
2 9 (6.12%) Virtual Machines
3 1 (0.68%) Apache Flume
3 1 (0.68%) OpenAM
Systems Management
1 13 (8.84%) Kubernetes
2 8 (5.44%) Ansible
3 7 (4.76%) Docker Swarm
4 3 (2.04%) Terraform