Period
to 16 October 2018

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

Blockchain
UK > Scotland
6 months to
16 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 197 203 221
Rank change year-on-year +6 +18 -
Permanent jobs citing Blockchain 29 22 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 0.54% 0.40% 0.076%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 1.65% 1.10% 0.24%
Number of salaries quoted 23 17 0
Scotland median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 -
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% - -
UK median annual salary £70,000 £62,500 £60,000
% change year-on-year +12.00% +4.17% +4.35%

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 1,760 1,991 1,679
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 32.61% 36.00% 31.70%
Number of salaries quoted 1,273 1,244 922
Scotland median annual salary £45,000 £41,500 £43,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.43% -3.49% +7.50%
10th Percentile £30,000 £28,000 £27,500
90th Percentile £67,050 £67,500 £61,250
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.26% - +5.56%

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 16 October 2018.

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 16 October 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
Edinburgh +10 22 £42,500 +6.25% 4
Glasgow -13 6 £55,000 +37.50%
Blockchain
UK

For the 6 months to 16 October 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 Scotland region with a requirement for Blockchain.

1 12 (41.38%) Java
1 12 (41.38%) Spring
1 12 (41.38%) Degree
1 12 (41.38%) Computer Science
1 12 (41.38%) Node.js
1 12 (41.38%) Spring Boot
1 12 (41.38%) Computer Science Degree
2 9 (31.03%) Hudson
3 8 (27.59%) Agile Software Development
4 7 (24.14%) Banking
5 6 (20.69%) Finance
5 6 (20.69%) Mentoring
5 6 (20.69%) Docker
6 5 (17.24%) Coaching
6 5 (17.24%) TDD
7 4 (13.79%) Retail Banking
7 4 (13.79%) Artificial Intelligence
7 4 (13.79%) Software Engineering
7 4 (13.79%) Java EE
7 4 (13.79%) Cybersecurity
7 4 (13.79%) REST
7 4 (13.79%) Open Source
7 4 (13.79%) Hibernate
7 4 (13.79%) Financial Institution
7 4 (13.79%) Mainframe
7 4 (13.79%) JBoss
7 4 (13.79%) CRM
7 4 (13.79%) Chordiant
7 4 (13.79%) Cognizant
7 4 (13.79%) SQL

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:

Application Platforms
1 4 (13.79%) JBoss
Business Applications
1 2 (6.90%) Distributed Ledger
Cloud Services
1 2 (6.90%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (6.90%) Cloud Computing
1 2 (6.90%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (6.90%) Internet
2 1 (3.45%) Software-Defined Networking
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (13.79%) DB2
Development Applications
1 9 (31.03%) Hudson
2 2 (6.90%) Travis CI
General
1 7 (24.14%) Banking
2 6 (20.69%) Finance
3 4 (13.79%) Financial Institution
3 4 (13.79%) Retail Banking
4 2 (6.90%) Local Government
4 2 (6.90%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 16 (55.17%) Developer
2 12 (41.38%) Java Developer
3 5 (17.24%) Lead Developer
3 5 (17.24%) Lead Java Developer
4 4 (13.79%) Architect
4 4 (13.79%) Digital Architect
4 4 (13.79%) Digital Solutions Architect
4 4 (13.79%) Digital Transformation Architect
4 4 (13.79%) Senior Architect
4 4 (13.79%) Senior Digital Architect
4 4 (13.79%) Senior Solutions Architect
4 4 (13.79%) Solutions Architect
5 3 (10.34%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
6 2 (6.90%) DevOps Engineer
7 1 (3.45%) Designer
7 1 (3.45%) DevOps Manager
7 1 (3.45%) Head of Architecture
7 1 (3.45%) Head of Infrastructure
7 1 (3.45%) QA Engineer
7 1 (3.45%) UX Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (41.38%) Node.js
1 12 (41.38%) Spring
1 12 (41.38%) Spring Boot
2 4 (13.79%) Hibernate
2 4 (13.79%) J2EE
2 4 (13.79%) Java EE
2 4 (13.79%) REST
2 4 (13.79%) SOAP
2 4 (13.79%) Struts
2 4 (13.79%) Web Services
2 4 (13.79%) XML
3 3 (10.34%) AngularJS
3 3 (10.34%) React
Miscellaneous
1 12 (41.38%) Computer Science
2 4 (13.79%) Mainframe
3 2 (6.90%) Fintech
3 2 (6.90%) Internet of Things
3 2 (6.90%) Public Cloud
3 2 (6.90%) Robotics
3 2 (6.90%) Social Media
4 1 (3.45%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (27.59%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (20.69%) Mentoring
3 5 (17.24%) Coaching
3 5 (17.24%) TDD
4 4 (13.79%) Artificial Intelligence
4 4 (13.79%) CRM
4 4 (13.79%) Cybersecurity
4 4 (13.79%) Open Source
4 4 (13.79%) SDLC
4 4 (13.79%) Software Engineering
5 3 (10.34%) Continuous Integration
5 3 (10.34%) DevOps
5 3 (10.34%) Front End Development
6 2 (6.90%) Business Development
6 2 (6.90%) Business Transformation
6 2 (6.90%) Digital Transformation Programme
6 2 (6.90%) IT Strategy
6 2 (6.90%) Microservices
6 2 (6.90%) Performance Management
6 2 (6.90%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 12 (41.38%) Java
2 4 (13.79%) SQL
3 2 (6.90%) Bash Shell
3 2 (6.90%) C
4 1 (3.45%) C++
4 1 (3.45%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 12 (41.38%) Computer Science Degree
1 12 (41.38%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.45%) QA
System Software
1 6 (20.69%) Docker
Systems Management
1 2 (6.90%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 4 (13.79%) Chordiant
1 4 (13.79%) Cognizant
1 4 (13.79%) Oracle