Period
to 19 September 2020

The median annual salary for a Blockchain Developer was £92,500 in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 19 September 2020.

The first table below provides salary benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Blockchain Developer
UK
6 months to
19 Sep 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 676 1009 792
Rank change year-on-year +333 -217 +254
Permanent jobs requiring a Blockchain Developer 29 75 410
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.058% 0.053% 0.24%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.061% 0.055% 0.25%
Number of salaries quoted 33 66 368
Median annual salary £92,500 £75,000 £75,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +23.33% - +25.00%
10th Percentile £72,500 £53,750 £51,750
90th Percentile £125,000 £96,250 £93,750
UK excluding London median annual salary - £52,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year - +10.53% +18.75%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

All Permanent IT Job Vacancies
UK
Permanent vacancies in the UK with a recognized job title 47,195 135,357 160,846
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.78% 95.77% 96.06%
Number of salaries quoted 38,479 107,740 129,607
Median annual salary £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.00% - +5.26%
10th Percentile £32,500 £28,000 £27,500
90th Percentile £90,000 £85,000 £82,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - +5.88%

Blockchain Developer
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings that featured Blockchain Developer in the job title as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for Blockchain Developer in the UK

Blockchain Developer
Salary Trend

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Blockchain Developer.

Salary trend for Blockchain Developer in the UK

Blockchain Developer
Salary Histogram

Salary distribution for jobs citing Blockchain Developer over the 6 months to 19 September 2020.

Salary histogram for Blockchain Developer in the UK

Blockchain Developer
Top 3 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Blockchain Developer within the UK over the 6 months to 19 September 2020. 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 +324 25 £90,000 +20.00% 3
London +217 25 £90,000 +20.00% 3
Work from Home +62 6 £92,500 -

Blockchain Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 19 September 2020, Blockchain Developer job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads featuring Blockchain Developer in the job title.

1 29 (100.00%) Blockchain
2 20 (68.97%) Java
3 17 (58.62%) MongoDB
4 16 (55.17%) Agile Software Development
5 15 (51.72%) Cryptography
6 13 (44.83%) Docker
7 12 (41.38%) RESTful
7 12 (41.38%) Renewable Energy
8 11 (37.93%) DevOps
8 11 (37.93%) Microservices
8 11 (37.93%) Kubernetes
8 11 (37.93%) Web Services
9 10 (34.48%) Oracle
9 10 (34.48%) Go
10 9 (31.03%) .NET
10 9 (31.03%) C#
10 9 (31.03%) PostgreSQL
10 9 (31.03%) React
10 9 (31.03%) Bitcoin
11 8 (27.59%) Akka.NET
11 8 (27.59%) Istio
11 8 (27.59%) JavaScript
11 8 (27.59%) SQL
11 8 (27.59%) SQL Server
11 8 (27.59%) PhD
11 8 (27.59%) Node.js
11 8 (27.59%) F#
11 8 (27.59%) Mathematics
12 7 (24.14%) Degree
12 7 (24.14%) Numerate Degree

Blockchain Developer Skill Set
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 2 (6.90%) Ethereum
1 2 (6.90%) Hyperledger
Business Applications
1 3 (10.34%) R3 Corda
2 2 (6.90%) Distributed Ledger
Cloud Services
1 5 (17.24%) AWS
2 3 (10.34%) DigitalOcean
3 1 (3.45%) Azure
3 1 (3.45%) GitHub
3 1 (3.45%) iPaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (10.34%) SSH
1 3 (10.34%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (100.00%) Blockchain
2 17 (58.62%) MongoDB
3 9 (31.03%) PostgreSQL
4 8 (27.59%) SQL Server
5 3 (10.34%) MySQL
6 1 (3.45%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 3 (10.34%) gulp
1 3 (10.34%) webpack
2 1 (3.45%) Git (software)
General
1 4 (13.79%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (41.38%) RESTful
2 11 (37.93%) Web Services
3 9 (31.03%) .NET
3 9 (31.03%) React
4 8 (27.59%) Akka.NET
4 8 (27.59%) Node.js
5 5 (17.24%) AngularJS
5 5 (17.24%) GraphQL
5 5 (17.24%) REST
6 4 (13.79%) HTML
6 4 (13.79%) RxJS
6 4 (13.79%) Spring
7 3 (10.34%) LAMP
7 3 (10.34%) LEMP Stack
7 3 (10.34%) MEAN Stack
7 3 (10.34%) React Native
8 2 (6.90%) Spring Boot
9 1 (3.45%) .NET Core
9 1 (3.45%) Flask
9 1 (3.45%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 12 (41.38%) Renewable Energy
2 9 (31.03%) Bitcoin
3 1 (3.45%) Algorithms
3 1 (3.45%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (3.45%) Hedge funds
3 1 (3.45%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 3 (10.34%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (55.17%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (51.72%) Cryptography
3 11 (37.93%) DevOps
3 11 (37.93%) Microservices
4 8 (27.59%) Mathematics
5 6 (20.69%) Multithreading
5 6 (20.69%) Software Engineering
6 5 (17.24%) High Availability
6 5 (17.24%) Low Latency
6 5 (17.24%) Multithreaded Programming
6 5 (17.24%) TDD
7 4 (13.79%) Front End Development
8 3 (10.34%) Continuous Integration
8 3 (10.34%) Fintech
8 3 (10.34%) Problem-Solving
9 2 (6.90%) BDD
9 2 (6.90%) Innovative Thinking
9 2 (6.90%) Performance Management
9 2 (6.90%) Test Automation
9 2 (6.90%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 20 (68.97%) Java
2 10 (34.48%) Go
3 9 (31.03%) C#
4 8 (27.59%) F#
4 8 (27.59%) JavaScript
4 8 (27.59%) SQL
5 6 (20.69%) C++
5 6 (20.69%) Python
6 5 (17.24%) TypeScript
7 4 (13.79%) Rust
8 2 (6.90%) Java 8
Qualifications
1 8 (27.59%) PhD
2 7 (24.14%) Degree
2 7 (24.14%) Numerate Degree
System Software
1 13 (44.83%) Docker
Systems Management
1 11 (37.93%) Kubernetes
2 8 (27.59%) Istio
3 3 (10.34%) Ansible
Vendors
1 10 (34.48%) Oracle