Period
to 23 February 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 23 February 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Blockchain
UK
6 months to
23 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 436 910 1226
Rank change year-on-year +474 +316 +75
Permanent jobs citing Blockchain 1,200 261 61
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.68% 0.15% 0.029%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 2.23% 0.50% 0.091%
Number of salaries quoted 992 196 52
UK median annual salary £70,000 £65,000 £75,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.69% -13.33% +20.00%
10th Percentile £41,250 £40,625 £50,000
90th Percentile £105,000 £94,375 £137,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £55,000 £45,000 £57,500
% change year-on-year +22.22% -21.74% -

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 53,842 52,725 67,072
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 30.56% 30.04% 31.74%
Number of salaries quoted 44,923 44,972 56,664
UK median annual salary £49,000 £47,500 £45,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.16% +4.40% +1.11%
10th Percentile £30,000 £29,750 £28,750
90th Percentile £77,500 £77,250 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,250
% change year-on-year - +3.03% +3.13%

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 23 February 2018.

Salary histogram for Blockchain in the UK

Blockchain
Top 12 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 23 February 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 +487 1,161 £70,000 +7.69% 201
London +380 1,066 £70,000 +3.70% 175
UK excluding London +101 114 £55,000 +22.22% 32
South West - 38 £55,000 - 7
South East +21 26 £57,500 +43.75% 9
Scotland -23 21 £40,000 - 2
North of England +9 12 £42,500 -19.05% 5
East of England +6 9 £55,000 +22.22% 5
North West -9 9 £53,750 +2.38% 1
Midlands +14 8 £55,000 +22.22%
East Midlands +6 8 £55,000 +22.22%
Yorkshire +22 3 £27,500 -47.62% 3

For the 6 months to 23 February 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.

1 712 (59.33%) Finance
2 475 (39.58%) Banking
3 405 (33.75%) Java
4 335 (27.92%) Agile Software Development
5 334 (27.83%) Change Management
6 331 (27.58%) JavaScript
7 256 (21.33%) AngularJS
8 249 (20.75%) Cryptocurrency
9 236 (19.67%) Fintech
10 215 (17.92%) Node.js
11 199 (16.58%) Bitcoin
12 191 (15.92%) Linux
13 183 (15.25%) SQL
14 178 (14.83%) Git (software)
15 177 (14.75%) React
16 176 (14.67%) Ethereum
17 163 (13.58%) Python
18 162 (13.50%) HTML
19 155 (12.92%) Test Automation
20 151 (12.58%) DevOps
21 150 (12.50%) CSS
22 139 (11.58%) NoSQL
23 133 (11.08%) TDD
23 133 (11.08%) Distributed Ledger
24 130 (10.83%) Amazon AWS
25 127 (10.58%) Front End Development
26 122 (10.17%) GitHub
26 122 (10.17%) Smart Contracts
27 118 (9.83%) MySQL
28 111 (9.25%) Financial Institution

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
1 176 (14.67%) Ethereum
2 64 (5.33%) Hyperledger
3 28 (2.33%) Confluence
4 23 (1.92%) Elasticsearch
5 21 (1.75%) Apache
6 20 (1.67%) Apache Spark
7 19 (1.58%) Tomcat
8 12 (1.00%) WebLogic
9 11 (0.92%) Jetty
9 11 (0.92%) nginx
10 9 (0.75%) CMS
11 6 (0.50%) Cloud Foundry
11 6 (0.50%) eris
11 6 (0.50%) JBoss
11 6 (0.50%) WebSphere
12 5 (0.42%) OpenStack
13 4 (0.33%) BizTalk Server
13 4 (0.33%) Oracle Workflow
13 4 (0.33%) Predix
14 3 (0.25%) Gunicorn
Applications
1 6 (0.50%) Microsoft Office
2 4 (0.33%) Microsoft Excel
2 4 (0.33%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 4 (0.33%) MS Visio
3 2 (0.17%) MetaMask
3 2 (0.17%) OmniGraffle
3 2 (0.17%) Photoshop
4 1 (0.083%) Adobe Illustrator
4 1 (0.083%) Chatbot
4 1 (0.083%) InVision
4 1 (0.083%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 133 (11.08%) Distributed Ledger
2 24 (2.00%) Ripple
3 19 (1.58%) Payment Gateway
4 10 (0.83%) Ripple XRP
5 7 (0.58%) R3 Corda
6 6 (0.50%) MultiChain
7 4 (0.33%) Dynamics CRM
8 2 (0.17%) CA PPM
8 2 (0.17%) Quorum
8 2 (0.17%) RMDS
9 1 (0.083%) Oracle ERP
9 1 (0.083%) Salesforce.com CRM
9 1 (0.083%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 130 (10.83%) Amazon AWS
2 122 (10.17%) GitHub
3 95 (7.92%) Microsoft Azure
4 54 (4.50%) Cloud Computing
5 32 (2.67%) Trello
6 31 (2.58%) Slack
7 26 (2.17%) Amazon EC2
8 24 (2.00%) Amazon S3
9 20 (1.67%) Google Cloud Platform
10 15 (1.25%) npm
10 15 (1.25%) SaaS
11 13 (1.08%) IaaS
11 13 (1.08%) PaaS
12 7 (0.58%) Bluemix
12 7 (0.58%) IBM Cloud
13 6 (0.50%) CloudFront
13 6 (0.50%) Serverless
14 5 (0.42%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
14 5 (0.42%) Boomi
14 5 (0.42%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 17 (1.42%) Internet
2 15 (1.25%) HTTP
3 11 (0.92%) TCP/IP
4 9 (0.75%) Firewall
5 5 (0.42%) DNS
5 5 (0.42%) IPFS
6 3 (0.25%) BitTorrent
6 3 (0.25%) DHCP
6 3 (0.25%) HTTPS
6 3 (0.25%) SNMP
7 2 (0.17%) DMZ
7 2 (0.17%) Network Security
7 2 (0.17%) Peer-to-Peer Networking
7 2 (0.17%) VPN
8 1 (0.083%) Bluetooth
8 1 (0.083%) FTP
8 1 (0.083%) NFC
8 1 (0.083%) OpenVPN
8 1 (0.083%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 139 (11.58%) NoSQL
2 118 (9.83%) MySQL
3 109 (9.08%) PostgreSQL
4 94 (7.83%) Redis
5 87 (7.25%) Big Data
6 40 (3.33%) Apache Cassandra
7 38 (3.17%) Hadoop
8 37 (3.08%) MongoDB
9 26 (2.17%) Relational Database
10 20 (1.67%) Neo4j
11 18 (1.50%) SQL Server
12 10 (0.83%) Data Warehouse
13 8 (0.67%) Amazon DynamoDB
14 7 (0.58%) CouchDB
14 7 (0.58%) Oracle Database
14 7 (0.58%) Oracle Database 11g
15 6 (0.50%) Oracle ODI
15 6 (0.50%) RDBMS
16 4 (0.33%) Electronic Patient Records
17 3 (0.25%) VoltDB
Development Applications
1 178 (14.83%) Git (software)
2 71 (5.92%) Maven
3 61 (5.08%) JIRA
4 55 (4.58%) Jenkins
5 54 (4.50%) Selenium
6 42 (3.50%) webpack
7 26 (2.17%) Mocha
8 22 (1.83%) SoapUI
9 21 (1.75%) Cucumber
9 21 (1.75%) Protractor
9 21 (1.75%) Sonatype Nexus
10 17 (1.42%) Gradle
11 16 (1.33%) HP UFT
12 15 (1.25%) TeamCity
13 14 (1.17%) Babel
14 12 (1.00%) Bitbucket
14 12 (1.00%) JUnit
14 12 (1.00%) RSpec
15 11 (0.92%) Subversion
16 9 (0.75%) Toad
General
1 712 (59.33%) Finance
2 475 (39.58%) Banking
3 111 (9.25%) Financial Institution
4 64 (5.33%) Telecoms
5 45 (3.75%) Games
6 44 (3.67%) Front Office
7 41 (3.42%) Investment Banking
8 22 (1.83%) Retail
9 20 (1.67%) Marketing
9 20 (1.67%) Retail Banking
10 11 (0.92%) Manufacturing
11 10 (0.83%) Back Office
11 10 (0.83%) Legal
11 10 (0.83%) Pharmaceutical
12 9 (0.75%) Electronics
12 9 (0.75%) French Language
13 6 (0.50%) Publishing
14 5 (0.42%) Multimedia
15 4 (0.33%) Automotive
15 4 (0.33%) Law
Job Titles
1 598 (49.83%) Developer
2 247 (20.58%) Blockchain Developer
3 244 (20.33%) Java Developer
4 111 (9.25%) Senior Developer
5 99 (8.25%) Analyst
6 79 (6.58%) Blockchain Engineer
7 78 (6.50%) Full Stack Developer
8 60 (5.00%) JavaScript Developer
9 58 (4.83%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
10 53 (4.42%) Node.js Developer
11 48 (4.00%) Software Engineer
12 42 (3.50%) Angular Developer
13 40 (3.33%) DevOps Engineer
14 39 (3.25%) Project Manager
15 38 (3.17%) Consultant
16 34 (2.83%) Software Developer
17 32 (2.67%) Senior Java Developer
18 30 (2.50%) Java Engineer
19 29 (2.42%) Business Analyst
20 28 (2.33%) C++ Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 256 (21.33%) AngularJS
2 215 (17.92%) Node.js
3 177 (14.75%) React
4 162 (13.50%) HTML
5 150 (12.50%) CSS
6 122 (10.17%) Smart Contracts
7 108 (9.00%) Spring
8 84 (7.00%) HTML5
9 75 (6.25%) REST
10 63 (5.25%) Redux
11 60 (5.00%) CSS3
11 60 (5.00%) jQuery
12 52 (4.33%) RESTful
13 50 (4.17%) Spring Boot
14 48 (4.00%) .NET
15 46 (3.83%) Angular 2
15 46 (3.83%) Web Services
15 46 (3.83%) web3js
16 43 (3.58%) Express
17 42 (3.50%) Ember.js
Miscellaneous
1 236 (19.67%) Fintech
2 199 (16.58%) Bitcoin
3 103 (8.58%) Computer Science
4 72 (6.00%) Greenfield Project
5 54 (4.50%) Equities
6 51 (4.25%) Fixed Income
6 51 (4.25%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 37 (3.08%) User Experience
8 33 (2.75%) Analytical Skills
9 28 (2.33%) Linux Command Line
10 24 (2.00%) Derivative
11 23 (1.92%) Algorithms
11 23 (1.92%) Enterprise Software
11 23 (1.92%) Mobile App
12 22 (1.83%) Online Games
13 21 (1.75%) Digital Currency
13 21 (1.75%) Management Information System
14 20 (1.67%) Social Media
15 19 (1.58%) Client/Server
16 18 (1.50%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 191 (15.92%) Linux
2 51 (4.25%) Android
2 51 (4.25%) Windows
3 47 (3.92%) Apple iOS
4 46 (3.83%) Unix
5 20 (1.67%) VMS
6 6 (0.50%) Windows Server
7 5 (0.42%) Mac OS X
7 5 (0.42%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 3 (0.25%) CentOS
8 3 (0.25%) Ubuntu
9 2 (0.17%) Oracle Linux
10 1 (0.083%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 335 (27.92%) Agile Software Development
2 334 (27.83%) Change Management
3 249 (20.75%) Cryptocurrency
4 155 (12.92%) Test Automation
5 151 (12.58%) DevOps
6 133 (11.08%) TDD
7 127 (10.58%) Front End Development
8 105 (8.75%) Scrum
9 104 (8.67%) Software Engineering
10 98 (8.17%) Machine Learning
11 89 (7.42%) Continuous Integration
12 84 (7.00%) Cryptography
13 77 (6.42%) Project Management
14 73 (6.08%) Microservices
15 71 (5.92%) Unit Testing
16 67 (5.58%) Open Source
17 58 (4.83%) Analytics
17 58 (4.83%) OO
17 58 (4.83%) OOP
18 56 (4.67%) KYC
Programming Languages
1 405 (33.75%) Java
2 331 (27.58%) JavaScript
3 183 (15.25%) SQL
4 163 (13.58%) Python
5 100 (8.33%) Solidity
6 84 (7.00%) C++
7 75 (6.25%) Go
7 75 (6.25%) Ruby
8 65 (5.42%) Bash Shell
9 62 (5.17%) C#
10 55 (4.58%) ES6
11 38 (3.17%) Scala
12 36 (3.00%) C
13 35 (2.92%) TypeScript
14 27 (2.25%) PowerShell
15 20 (1.67%) Kotlin
16 18 (1.50%) PHP
17 17 (1.42%) ES7
17 17 (1.42%) Rust
18 14 (1.17%) Perl
Qualifications
1 102 (8.50%) Degree
2 37 (3.08%) Computer Science Degree
3 19 (1.58%) PhD
4 10 (0.83%) Numerate Degree
5 8 (0.67%) CISSP
5 8 (0.67%) Master's Degree
6 5 (0.42%) CISM
6 5 (0.42%) PMI Certification
7 4 (0.33%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 4 (0.33%) PMP
8 3 (0.25%) CISA
8 3 (0.25%) ISEB
9 2 (0.17%) APMG
9 2 (0.17%) CFA
9 2 (0.17%) CIMA
9 2 (0.17%) CompTIA Security+
9 2 (0.17%) ITIL Certification
9 2 (0.17%) MAPM
9 2 (0.17%) MBA
9 2 (0.17%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 67 (5.58%) QA
2 9 (0.75%) PMO
3 8 (0.67%) MiFID
4 7 (0.58%) Basel III
4 7 (0.58%) GCP
4 7 (0.58%) SEPA
4 7 (0.58%) TARGET2
5 6 (0.50%) Dodd-Frank
5 6 (0.50%) EMIR
6 3 (0.25%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 1 (0.083%) COBIT
7 1 (0.083%) GDPR
7 1 (0.083%) ISO 22301
System Software
1 111 (9.25%) Docker
2 23 (1.92%) Virtual Machines
3 5 (0.42%) Active Directory
3 5 (0.42%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (0.25%) VMware NSX
5 1 (0.083%) Apache Flume
5 1 (0.083%) iptables
5 1 (0.083%) LXC
5 1 (0.083%) OpenAM
5 1 (0.083%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 84 (7.00%) Kubernetes
2 35 (2.92%) Ansible
3 21 (1.75%) Docker Swarm
4 20 (1.67%) Puppet
5 14 (1.17%) Opscode Chef
6 5 (0.42%) Terraform
7 2 (0.17%) ZABBIX
8 1 (0.083%) FortiGate
8 1 (0.083%) Rancher
8 1 (0.083%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 43 (3.58%) Oracle
2 28 (2.33%) Google
3 27 (2.25%) Microsoft
4 21 (1.75%) Facebook
5 20 (1.67%) SAP
6 15 (1.25%) Calypso
6 15 (1.25%) Xamarin
7 10 (0.83%) Red Hat
7 10 (0.83%) Salesforce.com
8 9 (0.75%) Atlassian
8 9 (0.75%) MuleSoft
9 8 (0.67%) IBM
9 8 (0.67%) VMware
10 6 (0.50%) Monax
11 5 (0.42%) Dell
11 5 (0.42%) LexisNexis
11 5 (0.42%) Reuters
12 4 (0.33%) Bloomberg
12 4 (0.33%) Citrix
12 4 (0.33%) Splunk