Period
to 22 September 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies 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 22 September 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Blockchain
UK
6 months to
22 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 302 596 1112
Rank change year-on-year +294 +516 +218
Permanent jobs citing Blockchain 1,830 749 135
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 1.10% 0.42% 0.070%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 3.70% 1.39% 0.23%
Number of salaries quoted 1,438 656 115
UK median annual salary £70,000 £62,500 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.00% +4.17% +4.35%
10th Percentile £43,375 £37,500 £41,250
90th Percentile £103,750 £100,000 £87,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £55,000 £43,750 £50,000
% change year-on-year +25.71% -12.50% -13.04%

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 with a requirement for database or business intelligence skills.

All Database and Business Intelligence Skills
UK
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for database or business intelligence skills 49,463 54,014 57,723
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 29.71% 30.57% 29.76%
Number of salaries quoted 40,346 44,477 49,194
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% - +5.56%
10th Percentile £31,250 £30,000 £28,750
90th Percentile £82,500 £77,500 £75,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year +5.88% +2.41% +3.75%

Blockchain
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for Blockchain in the UK

Blockchain
Salary Trend

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

Salary trend for Blockchain in the UK

Blockchain
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Blockchain over the 6 months to 22 September 2018.

Salary histogram for Blockchain in the UK

Blockchain
Top 15 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Blockchain within the UK over the 6 months to 22 September 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
England +283 1,751 £70,000 +7.69% 176
London +204 1,530 £75,000 +11.11% 150
UK excluding London +224 274 £55,000 +25.71% 31
South West +74 68 £57,500 +27.78% 1
South East +66 64 £54,000 +54.29% 5
North of England +67 42 £47,500 - 7
North West +48 39 £47,500 - 6
Scotland +4 26 £42,500 +6.25% 1
East of England - 24 £72,500 - 10
Northern Ireland - 23 £45,000 - 3
Midlands +34 22 £75,000 +36.36% 3
West Midlands +47 14 £80,000 +98.14% 3
East Midlands -6 8 £52,500 -12.50%
Channel Islands - 5 £32,500 -
Yorkshire - 3 £25,000 - 1

For the 6 months to 22 September 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 with a requirement for Blockchain.

1 729 (39.84%) Finance
2 601 (32.84%) Java
3 552 (30.16%) Agile Software Development
4 545 (29.78%) JavaScript
5 444 (24.26%) Cryptocurrency
6 413 (22.57%) Node.js
7 400 (21.86%) Python
8 379 (20.71%) Ethereum
9 347 (18.96%) Amazon AWS
10 340 (18.58%) React
11 329 (17.98%) Bitcoin
12 321 (17.54%) AngularJS
12 321 (17.54%) Fintech
13 307 (16.78%) Banking
14 306 (16.72%) Linux
15 300 (16.39%) Degree
16 295 (16.12%) C++
17 292 (15.96%) Computer Science
18 277 (15.14%) Docker
19 274 (14.97%) Software Engineering
20 263 (14.37%) SQL
21 259 (14.15%) Smart Contracts
22 254 (13.88%) Test Automation
23 250 (13.66%) HTML
24 247 (13.50%) Git (software)
25 240 (13.11%) DevOps
26 236 (12.90%) Front End Development
27 229 (12.51%) TDD
28 228 (12.46%) CSS
29 223 (12.19%) Microsoft Azure

Blockchain
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
1 379 (20.71%) Ethereum
2 41 (2.24%) Hyperledger
3 34 (1.86%) CMS
3 34 (1.86%) Confluence
4 23 (1.26%) Apache
4 23 (1.26%) Elasticsearch
5 17 (0.93%) Apache Spark
5 17 (0.93%) WordPress
6 14 (0.77%) JBoss
6 14 (0.77%) SharePoint
6 14 (0.77%) Tomcat
7 8 (0.44%) MS Exchange
8 7 (0.38%) Gunicorn
8 7 (0.38%) Mule
9 5 (0.27%) nginx
10 4 (0.22%) BizTalk Server
10 4 (0.22%) Exchange Server 2013
10 4 (0.22%) IIS
11 3 (0.16%) Jetty
11 3 (0.16%) Tornado
Applications
1 34 (1.86%) Microsoft Office
2 10 (0.55%) Microsoft Excel
3 8 (0.44%) Photoshop
4 7 (0.38%) Chatbot
5 5 (0.27%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 3 (0.16%) InVision
7 2 (0.11%) Adobe Illustrator
7 2 (0.11%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 177 (9.67%) Distributed Ledger
2 49 (2.68%) Ripple
3 23 (1.26%) R3 Corda
4 13 (0.71%) Payment Gateway
5 3 (0.16%) Workday HCM
6 2 (0.11%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 2 (0.11%) SAP S/4HANA
7 1 (0.055%) Ripple XRP
Cloud Services
1 347 (18.96%) Amazon AWS
2 223 (12.19%) Microsoft Azure
3 188 (10.27%) GitHub
4 93 (5.08%) Cloud Computing
5 65 (3.55%) Amazon EC2
6 61 (3.33%) Amazon S3
7 54 (2.95%) Google Cloud Platform
8 28 (1.53%) SaaS
9 18 (0.98%) Office 365
10 15 (0.82%) PaaS
11 11 (0.60%) AWS CloudFormation
11 11 (0.60%) Heroku
11 11 (0.60%) npm
12 10 (0.55%) CloudFront
12 10 (0.55%) Serverless
13 9 (0.49%) Slack
14 7 (0.38%) Cloudflare
14 7 (0.38%) Trello
15 5 (0.27%) IBM Cloud
15 5 (0.27%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 33 (1.80%) NFC
2 31 (1.69%) HTTP
3 30 (1.64%) Internet
4 28 (1.53%) Peer-to-Peer Networking
5 23 (1.26%) Network Security
6 18 (0.98%) Firewall
7 12 (0.66%) DNS
8 10 (0.55%) Bluetooth
8 10 (0.55%) Skype
8 10 (0.55%) TCP/IP
9 7 (0.38%) IPFS
10 6 (0.33%) DHCP
11 3 (0.16%) HTTPS
11 3 (0.16%) Reverse Proxy
12 2 (0.11%) LAN
12 2 (0.11%) Software-Defined Networking
12 2 (0.11%) VPN
12 2 (0.11%) WAN
13 1 (0.055%) Intrusion Detection
13 1 (0.055%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 204 (11.15%) NoSQL
2 149 (8.14%) PostgreSQL
3 137 (7.49%) MySQL
4 132 (7.21%) Redis
5 129 (7.05%) Big Data
6 57 (3.11%) Relational Database
7 49 (2.68%) MongoDB
8 44 (2.40%) SQL Server
9 26 (1.42%) Apache Cassandra
10 25 (1.37%) Data Warehouse
11 20 (1.09%) Hadoop
12 15 (0.82%) Data Mining
12 15 (0.82%) Neo4j
13 10 (0.55%) RDBMS
14 9 (0.49%) Power BI
15 8 (0.44%) DB2
15 8 (0.44%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
15 8 (0.44%) Qlik Sense
15 8 (0.44%) QlikView
16 7 (0.38%) VoltDB
Development Applications
1 247 (13.50%) Git (software)
2 79 (4.32%) Jenkins
3 71 (3.88%) JIRA
4 70 (3.83%) Mocha
5 65 (3.55%) Maven
6 62 (3.39%) Selenium
7 34 (1.86%) Protractor
8 32 (1.75%) Gradle
9 27 (1.48%) webpack
10 26 (1.42%) Cucumber
11 24 (1.31%) JUnit
11 24 (1.31%) SoapUI
12 22 (1.20%) Atlassian Bamboo
13 21 (1.15%) TeamCity
14 20 (1.09%) Grunt
14 20 (1.09%) Jasmine
14 20 (1.09%) Sonatype Nexus
15 19 (1.04%) gulp
16 17 (0.93%) CMake
17 16 (0.87%) Bitbucket
General
1 729 (39.84%) Finance
2 307 (16.78%) Banking
3 128 (6.99%) Telecoms
4 84 (4.59%) Financial Institution
5 68 (3.72%) Games
6 59 (3.22%) Retail
7 52 (2.84%) Retail Banking
8 45 (2.46%) Marketing
9 36 (1.97%) Front Office
10 29 (1.58%) Electronics
11 28 (1.53%) Investment Banking
12 23 (1.26%) Legal
13 16 (0.87%) Advertising
14 8 (0.44%) Law
15 6 (0.33%) Manufacturing
16 4 (0.22%) Back Office
16 4 (0.22%) Publishing
17 3 (0.16%) Corporate Banking
17 3 (0.16%) Local Government
17 3 (0.16%) Music Industry
Job Titles
1 932 (50.93%) Developer
2 399 (21.80%) Blockchain Developer
3 226 (12.35%) Senior Developer
4 183 (10.00%) Java Developer
5 152 (8.31%) Blockchain Engineer
6 113 (6.17%) Software Engineer
7 105 (5.74%) Node.js Developer
8 100 (5.46%) Architect
9 94 (5.14%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
10 87 (4.75%) DevOps Engineer
10 87 (4.75%) JavaScript Developer
11 73 (3.99%) Python Developer
12 72 (3.93%) Backend Developer
12 72 (3.93%) Full Stack Developer
13 67 (3.66%) .NET Developer
14 65 (3.55%) React Developer
15 56 (3.06%) Software Developer
16 53 (2.90%) Angular Developer
17 52 (2.84%) Analyst
18 51 (2.79%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 413 (22.57%) Node.js
2 340 (18.58%) React
3 321 (17.54%) AngularJS
4 259 (14.15%) Smart Contracts
5 250 (13.66%) HTML
6 228 (12.46%) CSS
7 145 (7.92%) Web Services
8 139 (7.60%) RESTful
9 135 (7.38%) REST
10 130 (7.10%) .NET
11 108 (5.90%) Spring
12 94 (5.14%) web3js
13 85 (4.64%) Truffle
14 78 (4.26%) jQuery
15 76 (4.15%) Spring Boot
16 75 (4.10%) HTML5
16 75 (4.10%) Jest
17 71 (3.88%) WebSockets
18 63 (3.44%) J2EE
19 59 (3.22%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 329 (17.98%) Bitcoin
2 321 (17.54%) Fintech
3 292 (15.96%) Computer Science
4 194 (10.60%) Greenfield Project
5 90 (4.92%) User Experience
6 82 (4.48%) Analytical Skills
7 78 (4.26%) Algorithms
8 74 (4.04%) Self-Motivation
9 62 (3.39%) Digital Currency
10 61 (3.33%) Data Structures
11 50 (2.73%) Mobile App
12 44 (2.40%) Virtual Team
13 40 (2.19%) Litecoin
14 38 (2.08%) Equities
15 37 (2.02%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
16 35 (1.91%) Management Information System
17 29 (1.58%) Enterprise Software
17 29 (1.58%) Fixed Income
18 26 (1.42%) Mobile Payment
19 25 (1.37%) Derivative
Operating Systems
1 306 (16.72%) Linux
2 74 (4.04%) Windows
3 51 (2.79%) Unix
4 50 (2.73%) VMS
5 35 (1.91%) Apple iOS
6 33 (1.80%) Android
7 16 (0.87%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 14 (0.77%) CentOS
9 9 (0.49%) Ubuntu
10 7 (0.38%) Solaris
10 7 (0.38%) Windows Server
11 4 (0.22%) CoreOS
11 4 (0.22%) Debian
11 4 (0.22%) Windows Server 2008
11 4 (0.22%) Windows Server 2012
12 2 (0.11%) Mac OS X
12 2 (0.11%) VyOS
12 2 (0.11%) Windows 10
12 2 (0.11%) Windows 7
13 1 (0.055%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 552 (30.16%) Agile Software Development
2 444 (24.26%) Cryptocurrency
3 274 (14.97%) Software Engineering
4 254 (13.88%) Test Automation
5 240 (13.11%) DevOps
6 236 (12.90%) Front End Development
7 229 (12.51%) TDD
8 201 (10.98%) Artificial Intelligence
9 189 (10.33%) Machine Learning
10 183 (10.00%) Microservices
11 180 (9.84%) Cryptography
12 133 (7.27%) Change Management
13 125 (6.83%) Continuous Integration
14 124 (6.78%) Open Source
15 122 (6.67%) Scrum
15 122 (6.67%) SDLC
16 120 (6.56%) Mathematics
17 108 (5.90%) API Design
18 93 (5.08%) API Development
19 86 (4.70%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 601 (32.84%) Java
2 545 (29.78%) JavaScript
3 400 (21.86%) Python
4 295 (16.12%) C++
5 263 (14.37%) SQL
6 220 (12.02%) Solidity
7 197 (10.77%) C#
8 192 (10.49%) Go
9 129 (7.05%) ES6
10 115 (6.28%) Ruby
11 96 (5.25%) C
12 88 (4.81%) Scala
13 76 (4.15%) Java 8
14 60 (3.28%) TypeScript
15 59 (3.22%) Bash Shell
16 45 (2.46%) Java 9
17 43 (2.35%) PHP
18 38 (2.08%) Haskell
19 34 (1.86%) Objective-C
19 34 (1.86%) Rust
Qualifications
1 300 (16.39%) Degree
2 150 (8.20%) Computer Science Degree
3 94 (5.14%) PhD
4 50 (2.73%) Master's Degree
5 13 (0.71%) MBA
6 10 (0.55%) Numerate Degree
7 8 (0.44%) CISSP
8 7 (0.38%) CISA
8 7 (0.38%) CISM
8 7 (0.38%) CISMP
8 7 (0.38%) ISACA
9 6 (0.33%) Postgraduate
9 6 (0.33%) Security Cleared
10 4 (0.22%) RHCA
10 4 (0.22%) TOGAF Certification
11 3 (0.16%) CFA
11 3 (0.16%) RHCE
12 2 (0.11%) CCNP
12 2 (0.11%) Cisco Certification
12 2 (0.11%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 73 (3.99%) QA
2 8 (0.44%) MiFID
2 8 (0.44%) PMO
3 7 (0.38%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 6 (0.33%) Data Quality
5 5 (0.27%) EMIR
6 3 (0.16%) SLA
7 2 (0.11%) GDPR
8 1 (0.055%) Basel III
System Software
1 277 (15.14%) Docker
2 70 (3.83%) Virtual Machines
3 21 (1.15%) VMware Infrastructure
4 11 (0.60%) Active Directory
5 9 (0.49%) iptables
6 4 (0.22%) etcd
6 4 (0.22%) vSphere
6 4 (0.22%) XenApp
7 3 (0.16%) Apache Flume
8 2 (0.11%) VMware ESXi
9 1 (0.055%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 161 (8.80%) Kubernetes
2 107 (5.85%) Ansible
3 83 (4.54%) Docker Swarm
4 77 (4.21%) Puppet
5 67 (3.66%) Opscode Chef
6 32 (1.75%) Terraform
7 8 (0.44%) Red Hat Satellite
8 6 (0.33%) FortiGate
8 6 (0.33%) Salt
9 4 (0.22%) Consul
10 3 (0.16%) Graphite
11 2 (0.11%) Automic
11 2 (0.11%) Oozie
11 2 (0.11%) Packer
12 1 (0.055%) Grafana
12 1 (0.055%) Mesos
12 1 (0.055%) SCCM
Vendors
1 72 (3.93%) Google
2 59 (3.22%) Microsoft
3 40 (2.19%) Oracle
4 25 (1.37%) Red Hat
5 24 (1.31%) VMware
6 23 (1.26%) Hyperion
7 20 (1.09%) Facebook
7 20 (1.09%) Xamarin
8 18 (0.98%) Cisco
9 17 (0.93%) Atlassian
10 14 (0.77%) Sybase
11 13 (0.71%) Cognizant
11 13 (0.71%) Informatica
12 11 (0.60%) Tableau
13 10 (0.55%) IBM
14 7 (0.38%) Citrix
15 6 (0.33%) Apple
15 6 (0.33%) Chordiant
15 6 (0.33%) SAP
15 6 (0.33%) Workday