Period
to 12 June 2021

The median annual salary for a Blockchain Developer was £85,000 in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 12 June 2021.

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
12 Jun 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 898 820 1035
Rank change year-on-year -78 +215 -185
Permanent jobs requiring a Blockchain Developer 44 59 76
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.044% 0.070% 0.053%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.048% 0.073% 0.055%
Number of salaries quoted 43 55 43
10th Percentile £65,000 £55,500 £51,250
25th Percentile £72,500 £72,500 £65,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £85,000 £80,000 £75,000
Median % change year-on-year +6.25% +6.67% -
75th Percentile £101,875 £94,375 £87,500
90th Percentile £119,000 £126,250 £95,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £62,500 - £77,500

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 92,086 80,353 137,903
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 92.03% 95.16% 95.96%
Number of salaries quoted 67,086 65,175 110,873
10th Percentile £31,750 £30,750 £28,250
25th Percentile £41,250 £39,750 £37,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £55,000 £54,000 £50,000
Median % change year-on-year +1.85% +8.00% -
75th Percentile £73,250 £72,500 £68,750
90th Percentile £90,000 £87,500 £85,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year - +5.56% -

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 12 June 2021.

Salary histogram for Blockchain Developer in the UK

Blockchain Developer
Top 5 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 12 June 2021. 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 -45 40 £85,000 +6.25% 10
London -47 36 £90,000 +12.50% 9
Work from Home -184 19 £75,000 - 6
UK excluding London -46 3 £62,500 - 2
South West - 3 £62,500 -

Blockchain Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 12 June 2021, 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 44 (100.00%) Blockchain
2 22 (50.00%) Node.js
2 22 (50.00%) REST
3 21 (47.73%) Cryptocurrency
4 20 (45.45%) Java
5 19 (43.18%) JavaScript
5 19 (43.18%) Finance
6 16 (36.36%) TDD
7 14 (31.82%) AngularJS
8 13 (29.55%) Bitcoin
8 13 (29.55%) Kubernetes
9 12 (27.27%) Go
9 12 (27.27%) Solidity
10 11 (25.00%) Java 8
10 11 (25.00%) Ethereum
11 10 (22.73%) Self-Motivation
11 10 (22.73%) Fintech
11 10 (22.73%) Docker
11 10 (22.73%) Spring
11 10 (22.73%) Hibernate
12 9 (20.45%) PostgreSQL
12 9 (20.45%) Music Industry
12 9 (20.45%) React
12 9 (20.45%) Smart Contracts
12 9 (20.45%) Architectural Design
13 8 (18.18%) Front End Development
14 6 (13.64%) Microservices
14 6 (13.64%) Agile Software Development
15 5 (11.36%) Software Engineering
15 5 (11.36%) Social Skills

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 11 (25.00%) Ethereum
2 3 (6.82%) Geth
2 3 (6.82%) Hyperledger
3 1 (2.27%) Elasticsearch
Business Applications
1 1 (2.27%) Quorum
Cloud Services
1 3 (6.82%) AWS
1 3 (6.82%) npm
2 1 (2.27%) AWS Lambda
2 1 (2.27%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 3 (6.82%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 44 (100.00%) Blockchain
2 9 (20.45%) PostgreSQL
3 4 (9.09%) Apache Cassandra
3 4 (9.09%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 3 (6.82%) webpack
2 1 (2.27%) Git (software)
General
1 19 (43.18%) Finance
2 9 (20.45%) Music Industry
3 5 (11.36%) Social Skills
4 4 (9.09%) Games
5 2 (4.55%) Banking
5 2 (4.55%) Publishing
6 1 (2.27%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (2.27%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (50.00%) Node.js
1 22 (50.00%) REST
2 14 (31.82%) AngularJS
3 10 (22.73%) Hibernate
3 10 (22.73%) Spring
4 9 (20.45%) React
4 9 (20.45%) Smart Contracts
5 4 (9.09%) JPA
5 4 (9.09%) Spring Boot
5 4 (9.09%) web3js
6 3 (6.82%) Java EE
6 3 (6.82%) Redux
6 3 (6.82%) Truffle
7 1 (2.27%) Express
7 1 (2.27%) lodash
7 1 (2.27%) Middleware
7 1 (2.27%) RabbitMQ
7 1 (2.27%) React Native
7 1 (2.27%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 13 (29.55%) Bitcoin
2 10 (22.73%) Self-Motivation
3 4 (9.09%) Algorithms
4 2 (4.55%) Greenfield Project
4 2 (4.55%) Public Cloud
5 1 (2.27%) Cyberattack
5 1 (2.27%) Data Structures
5 1 (2.27%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.27%) Linux
1 1 (2.27%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (47.73%) Cryptocurrency
2 16 (36.36%) TDD
3 10 (22.73%) Fintech
4 9 (20.45%) Architectural Design
5 8 (18.18%) Front End Development
6 6 (13.64%) Agile Software Development
6 6 (13.64%) Microservices
7 5 (11.36%) Software Engineering
8 4 (9.09%) BDD
8 4 (9.09%) DevOps
9 3 (6.82%) Creative Thinking
10 2 (4.55%) Cryptography
10 2 (4.55%) Data Protection
10 2 (4.55%) Low Latency
10 2 (4.55%) Multithreading
10 2 (4.55%) Problem-Solving
11 1 (2.27%) Computer Science
11 1 (2.27%) OOP
11 1 (2.27%) Pair Programming
11 1 (2.27%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 20 (45.45%) Java
2 19 (43.18%) JavaScript
3 12 (27.27%) Go
3 12 (27.27%) Solidity
4 11 (25.00%) Java 8
5 3 (6.82%) C++
5 3 (6.82%) Python
5 3 (6.82%) Rust
6 2 (4.55%) TypeScript
7 1 (2.27%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 1 (2.27%) Computer Science Degree
1 1 (2.27%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (6.82%) QA
System Software
1 10 (22.73%) Docker
2 1 (2.27%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 13 (29.55%) Kubernetes