Period
to 18 September 2021

The median annual salary for a Blockchain Engineer was £92,500 in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 18 September 2021.

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

Blockchain Engineer
UK
6 months to
18 Sep 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 990 702 1073
Rank change year-on-year -288 +371 -24
Permanent jobs requiring a Blockchain Engineer 50 6 35
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.041% 0.012% 0.025%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.045% 0.013% 0.026%
Number of salaries quoted 38 5 32
10th Percentile £62,500 £71,500 £45,375
25th Percentile £70,313 £81,250 £50,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £92,500 £87,500 £70,000
Median % change year-on-year +5.71% +25.00% -
75th Percentile £111,875 £96,250 £85,000
90th Percentile £118,750 £98,500 £90,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £65,000 - £50,000

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 110,579 47,958 135,696
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 91.43% 94.81% 95.79%
Number of salaries quoted 76,938 39,636 109,301
10th Percentile £31,875 £32,500 £28,000
25th Percentile £41,250 £41,250 £37,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £55,000 £55,000 £50,000
Median % change year-on-year - +10.00% -
75th Percentile £75,000 £72,500 £68,750
90th Percentile £92,500 £90,000 £85,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £48,500 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +2.11% +5.56% -

Blockchain Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for Blockchain Engineer in the UK

Blockchain Engineer
Salary Trend

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

Salary trend for Blockchain Engineer in the UK

Blockchain Engineer
Salary Histogram

Salary distribution for jobs citing Blockchain Engineer over the 6 months to 18 September 2021.

Salary histogram for Blockchain Engineer in the UK

Blockchain Engineer
Top 8 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Blockchain Engineer within the UK over the 6 months to 18 September 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 -231 50 £92,500 +5.71% 13
London -216 33 £82,500 -5.71% 12
Work from Home -262 19 £112,500 - 3
UK excluding London - 6 £65,000 - 1
North of England - 4 £65,000 -
North West - 4 £65,000 -
South East - 1 £100,000 -
Midlands - 1 £100,000 - 1

Blockchain Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 18 September 2021, Blockchain Engineer 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 Engineer in the job title.

1 50 (100.00%) Blockchain
2 29 (58.00%) Finance
3 23 (46.00%) Java
4 22 (44.00%) Software Engineering
5 20 (40.00%) Kubernetes
6 18 (36.00%) DevOps
6 18 (36.00%) Cryptocurrency
7 17 (34.00%) GCP
7 17 (34.00%) Azure
8 15 (30.00%) AWS
9 14 (28.00%) Agile Software Development
9 14 (28.00%) Rust
9 14 (28.00%) React
10 13 (26.00%) Node.js
10 13 (26.00%) Greenfield Project
10 13 (26.00%) JavaScript
11 12 (24.00%) Test Automation
11 12 (24.00%) Google
12 10 (20.00%) Legacy Systems
12 10 (20.00%) Distributed Ledger
12 10 (20.00%) Terraform
12 10 (20.00%) Ethereum
12 10 (20.00%) Ansible
13 9 (18.00%) Social Skills
13 9 (18.00%) QA
14 8 (16.00%) Smart Contracts
14 8 (16.00%) REST
15 7 (14.00%) Go
15 7 (14.00%) Mentoring
15 7 (14.00%) API Testing

Blockchain Engineer 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 10 (20.00%) Ethereum
2 5 (10.00%) Hyperledger
Applications
1 1 (2.00%) Adobe XD
1 1 (2.00%) Figma
1 1 (2.00%) Sketch
Business Applications
1 10 (20.00%) Distributed Ledger
2 5 (10.00%) R3 Corda
Cloud Services
1 17 (34.00%) Azure
1 17 (34.00%) GCP
2 15 (30.00%) AWS
3 5 (10.00%) GitHub
4 4 (8.00%) IaaS
4 4 (8.00%) OpenShift
4 4 (8.00%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (6.00%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 50 (100.00%) Blockchain
Development Applications
1 7 (14.00%) Cucumber
1 7 (14.00%) Postman
1 7 (14.00%) Selenium
2 5 (10.00%) Jenkins
2 5 (10.00%) Octopus Deploy
2 5 (10.00%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 29 (58.00%) Finance
2 9 (18.00%) Social Skills
3 5 (10.00%) Inclusion and Diversity
3 5 (10.00%) Law
4 3 (6.00%) Banking
5 1 (2.00%) Manufacturing
5 1 (2.00%) Presentation Skills
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (28.00%) React
2 13 (26.00%) Node.js
3 8 (16.00%) REST
3 8 (16.00%) Smart Contracts
4 7 (14.00%) Gherkin
4 7 (14.00%) SOAP
5 6 (12.00%) GraphQL
6 5 (10.00%) AngularJS
6 5 (10.00%) Vue.js
6 5 (10.00%) Web Services
6 5 (10.00%) WebAssembly
7 4 (8.00%) .NET
7 4 (8.00%) JSON
7 4 (8.00%) YAML
7 4 (8.00%) ZK
8 3 (6.00%) CSS
8 3 (6.00%) HTML
8 3 (6.00%) LINQ to SQL
9 2 (4.00%) Spring
10 1 (2.00%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 13 (26.00%) Greenfield Project
2 10 (20.00%) Legacy Systems
3 6 (12.00%) Public Cloud
4 5 (10.00%) iPad
4 5 (10.00%) Robotics
4 5 (10.00%) Virtual Team
5 2 (4.00%) Mobile App
6 1 (2.00%) Data Structures
6 1 (2.00%) Derivative
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (44.00%) Software Engineering
2 18 (36.00%) Cryptocurrency
2 18 (36.00%) DevOps
3 14 (28.00%) Agile Software Development
4 12 (24.00%) Test Automation
5 7 (14.00%) API Testing
5 7 (14.00%) Mentoring
5 7 (14.00%) Performance Testing
6 6 (12.00%) Mathematics
6 6 (12.00%) Open Source
7 5 (10.00%) Architectural Design
7 5 (10.00%) Continuous Integration
7 5 (10.00%) E-Commerce
7 5 (10.00%) Kanban
7 5 (10.00%) Mobile Development
7 5 (10.00%) Scaled Agile Framework
7 5 (10.00%) Scrum
7 5 (10.00%) Technical Architecture
7 5 (10.00%) Thought Leadership
7 5 (10.00%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 23 (46.00%) Java
2 14 (28.00%) Rust
3 13 (26.00%) JavaScript
4 7 (14.00%) Go
5 5 (10.00%) DAML
5 5 (10.00%) Python
5 5 (10.00%) Solidity
6 4 (8.00%) C++
6 4 (8.00%) Kotlin
7 3 (6.00%) Scala
7 3 (6.00%) TypeScript
8 2 (4.00%) C#
9 1 (2.00%) C
Qualifications
1 6 (12.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (18.00%) QA
System Software
1 5 (10.00%) Docker
Systems Management
1 20 (40.00%) Kubernetes
2 10 (20.00%) Ansible
2 10 (20.00%) Terraform
3 5 (10.00%) Packer
Vendors
1 12 (24.00%) Google
2 5 (10.00%) Atlassian
3 2 (4.00%) Red Hat