Period
to 20 June 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Scotland 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 20 June 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Blockchain
UK > Scotland
6 months to
20 Jun 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 218 226 207
Rank change year-on-year +8 -19 +30
Permanent jobs citing Blockchain 7 9 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 0.13% 0.16% 0.020%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 0.41% 0.48% 0.053%
Number of salaries quoted 6 8 1
Scotland median annual salary £80,000 £55,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +45.45% +37.50% -
10th Percentile £32,500 £48,000 £37,500
90th Percentile £115,000 £99,125 £42,500
UK median annual salary £80,000 £70,000 £70,000
% change year-on-year +14.29% - +7.69%

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 Scotland with a requirement for database or business intelligence skills.

All Database and Business Intelligence Skills
Scotland
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for database or business intelligence skills 1,712 1,870 1,878
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 32.04% 32.70% 38.00%
Number of salaries quoted 1,125 1,347 1,161
Scotland median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.88% -
10th Percentile £30,000 £30,000 £28,250
90th Percentile £65,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK median annual salary £52,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +4.00% +5.26% -

Blockchain
Job Vacancy Trend in Scotland

Job postings citing Blockchain as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Scotland.

Job vacancy trend for Blockchain in Scotland

Blockchain
Salary Trend in Scotland

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

Salary trend for Blockchain in Scotland

Blockchain
Salary Histogram in Scotland

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Blockchain in Scotland over the 6 months to 20 June 2019.

Salary histogram for Blockchain in Scotland

Blockchain
Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Blockchain within the Scotland region over the 6 months to 20 June 2019. 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
Edinburgh -11 4 £35,000 -36.36%
Glasgow +24 3 £110,000 +100.00%
Blockchain
UK

For the 6 months to 20 June 2019, 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 Scotland region with a requirement for Blockchain.

1 7 (100.00%) DevOps
2 5 (71.43%) Software Engineering
3 3 (42.86%) Technical Architecture
3 3 (42.86%) Continuous Integration
3 3 (42.86%) Java
3 3 (42.86%) .NET
3 3 (42.86%) Artificial Intelligence
3 3 (42.86%) Chatbot
3 3 (42.86%) Strategic Thinking
3 3 (42.86%) Conversational UI
3 3 (42.86%) Machine Learning
4 2 (28.57%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (28.57%) Test Planning
4 2 (28.57%) User Experience
4 2 (28.57%) API Testing
4 2 (28.57%) Defect Tracking
4 2 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (28.57%) TDD
4 2 (28.57%) Configuration Management
4 2 (28.57%) Hudson
5 1 (14.29%) Microsoft Azure

Blockchain
Co-occurring IT Skills in Scotland 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:

Applications
1 3 (42.86%) Chatbot
Cloud Services
1 2 (28.57%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (14.29%) Microsoft Azure
Development Applications
1 2 (28.57%) Hudson
Job Titles
1 3 (42.86%) Chief Technology Officer
1 3 (42.86%) Development Director
1 3 (42.86%) Development Engineer
1 3 (42.86%) Head of Architecture
1 3 (42.86%) Head of Development
1 3 (42.86%) Head of Software Development
1 3 (42.86%) Software Development Director
1 3 (42.86%) Software Development Engineer
1 3 (42.86%) Software Engineer
2 2 (28.57%) Build Engineer
2 2 (28.57%) Cloud Engineer
2 2 (28.57%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (42.86%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 2 (28.57%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (100.00%) DevOps
2 5 (71.43%) Software Engineering
3 3 (42.86%) Artificial Intelligence
3 3 (42.86%) Continuous Integration
3 3 (42.86%) Conversational UI
3 3 (42.86%) Machine Learning
3 3 (42.86%) Strategic Thinking
3 3 (42.86%) Technical Architecture
4 2 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (28.57%) API Testing
4 2 (28.57%) Configuration Management
4 2 (28.57%) Defect Tracking
4 2 (28.57%) TDD
4 2 (28.57%) Test Planning
Programming Languages
1 3 (42.86%) Java