Period
to 17 January 2019

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 17 January 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Blockchain
UK
6 months to
17 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 412 480 964
Rank change year-on-year +68 +484 +303
Permanent jobs citing Blockchain 1,097 1,032 224
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.73% 0.60% 0.13%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 2.53% 1.95% 0.42%
Number of salaries quoted 815 861 171
UK median annual salary £72,500 £65,000 £65,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.54% - -
10th Percentile £41,250 £40,000 £41,250
90th Percentile £107,500 £100,000 £92,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £57,500 £55,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +4.55% +10.00% -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 43,307 52,840 53,100
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 28.65% 30.51% 29.86%
Number of salaries quoted 35,590 43,763 45,440
UK median annual salary £52,500 £48,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +9.38% +1.05% +5.56%
10th Percentile £31,250 £30,000 £29,250
90th Percentile £85,000 £77,500 £77,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.88% - +4.94%

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 17 January 2019.

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 17 January 2019. 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 +72 1,042 £72,500 +7.41% 177
London +21 864 £75,000 +9.49% 138
UK excluding London +187 223 £57,500 +4.55% 47
South East +107 87 £45,000 -28.00% 10
South West +15 39 £57,500 +4.55% 1
Scotland +10 32 £42,500 +6.25% 1
North of England +43 19 £55,000 -15.38% 9
East of England +39 18 £77,500 +3.33% 6
North West +39 16 £50,000 -23.08% 7
Midlands +40 15 £75,000 +36.36% 13
West Midlands - 10 £70,000 - 3
Northern Ireland - 9 £65,000 - 7
East Midlands +9 5 £85,000 +54.55% 10
Channel Islands - 5 £32,500 -
Yorkshire - 3 £110,000 - 1

For the 6 months to 17 January 2019, 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.

1 389 (35.46%) Java
2 347 (31.63%) Finance
3 319 (29.08%) Agile Software Development
4 277 (25.25%) Python
5 255 (23.25%) JavaScript
6 232 (21.15%) Ethereum
7 228 (20.78%) Cryptocurrency
8 227 (20.69%) Node.js
9 222 (20.24%) Amazon AWS
10 216 (19.69%) Fintech
11 201 (18.32%) DevOps
12 199 (18.14%) Software Engineering
13 190 (17.32%) Artificial Intelligence
14 183 (16.68%) Degree
15 172 (15.68%) C++
16 169 (15.41%) Docker
17 161 (14.68%) Computer Science
18 160 (14.59%) React
19 148 (13.49%) AngularJS
20 142 (12.94%) Bitcoin
20 142 (12.94%) Go
20 142 (12.94%) Banking
21 140 (12.76%) Linux
22 139 (12.67%) Microsoft Azure
23 135 (12.31%) Cryptography
24 134 (12.22%) Distributed Ledger
25 133 (12.12%) Machine Learning
26 119 (10.85%) Kubernetes
27 118 (10.76%) SQL
28 114 (10.39%) Microservices

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
1 232 (21.15%) Ethereum
2 42 (3.83%) Hyperledger
3 30 (2.73%) Apache Spark
4 19 (1.73%) Apache
5 15 (1.37%) Confluence
5 15 (1.37%) Elasticsearch
6 12 (1.09%) CMS
6 12 (1.09%) WordPress
7 7 (0.64%) JBoss
7 7 (0.64%) Mule
8 4 (0.36%) nginx
8 4 (0.36%) Tomcat
9 3 (0.27%) IIS
9 3 (0.27%) SAS
10 2 (0.18%) Apache Pig
10 2 (0.18%) Gunicorn
10 2 (0.18%) Jetty
10 2 (0.18%) OpenStack
10 2 (0.18%) Tornado
11 1 (0.091%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 33 (3.01%) Microsoft Office
2 10 (0.91%) Chatbot
3 9 (0.82%) Microsoft Excel
3 9 (0.82%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 5 (0.46%) Photoshop
5 1 (0.091%) Adobe Illustrator
5 1 (0.091%) OmniGraffle
5 1 (0.091%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 134 (12.22%) Distributed Ledger
2 26 (2.37%) R3 Corda
3 22 (2.01%) Ripple
4 3 (0.27%) Payment Gateway
4 3 (0.27%) Quorum
4 3 (0.27%) SAP S/4HANA
5 2 (0.18%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 222 (20.24%) Amazon AWS
2 139 (12.67%) Microsoft Azure
3 84 (7.66%) GitHub
4 59 (5.38%) Google Cloud Platform
5 37 (3.37%) Amazon EC2
6 33 (3.01%) Cloud Computing
7 32 (2.92%) Amazon S3
8 21 (1.91%) SaaS
9 17 (1.55%) Serverless
10 16 (1.46%) PaaS
11 12 (1.09%) IaaS
11 12 (1.09%) IBM Cloud
12 10 (0.91%) AWS CloudFormation
13 9 (0.82%) Amazon ELB
13 9 (0.82%) AWS Lambda
14 8 (0.73%) Slack
15 7 (0.64%) CloudFront
16 6 (0.55%) Virtual Private Cloud
17 5 (0.46%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
17 5 (0.46%) DigitalOcean
Communications & Networking
1 27 (2.46%) NFC
2 23 (2.10%) Internet
3 18 (1.64%) HTTP
3 18 (1.64%) Network Security
4 15 (1.37%) Peer-to-Peer Networking
5 10 (0.91%) IPFS
6 6 (0.55%) Firewall
7 5 (0.46%) TCP/IP
8 4 (0.36%) DNS
8 4 (0.36%) Skype
9 3 (0.27%) LAN
9 3 (0.27%) Software-Defined Networking
9 3 (0.27%) WAN
10 2 (0.18%) Bluetooth
10 2 (0.18%) DHCP
10 2 (0.18%) FIX Connectivity
10 2 (0.18%) HTTPS
10 2 (0.18%) Reverse Proxy
11 1 (0.091%) Intrusion Detection
11 1 (0.091%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 98 (8.93%) Big Data
1 98 (8.93%) NoSQL
2 63 (5.74%) MySQL
3 50 (4.56%) Redis
4 49 (4.47%) PostgreSQL
5 27 (2.46%) MongoDB
6 26 (2.37%) Hadoop
7 20 (1.82%) Relational Database
8 16 (1.46%) Apache Cassandra
9 10 (0.91%) Apache Hive
9 10 (0.91%) VoltDB
10 9 (0.82%) CockroachDB
10 9 (0.82%) Power BI
11 8 (0.73%) Qlik Sense
11 8 (0.73%) RethinkDB
11 8 (0.73%) SQL Server
12 7 (0.64%) DB2
12 7 (0.64%) QlikView
12 7 (0.64%) SAP HANA
13 6 (0.55%) Electronic Patient Records
Development Applications
1 103 (9.39%) Git (software)
2 47 (4.28%) JIRA
3 46 (4.19%) Jenkins
4 26 (2.37%) Selenium
5 22 (2.01%) Cucumber
6 21 (1.91%) Mocha
7 18 (1.64%) Maven
8 15 (1.37%) Hudson
9 12 (1.09%) CMake
9 12 (1.09%) Protractor
10 11 (1.00%) TeamCity
11 10 (0.91%) Jasmine
12 9 (0.82%) Gradle
12 9 (0.82%) JUnit
13 8 (0.73%) Sonatype Nexus
14 7 (0.64%) Atlassian Bamboo
14 7 (0.64%) Bitbucket
14 7 (0.64%) Karma Test Runner
14 7 (0.64%) webpack
15 6 (0.55%) GitLab
General
1 347 (31.63%) Finance
2 142 (12.94%) Banking
3 63 (5.74%) Retail
4 54 (4.92%) Telecoms
5 49 (4.47%) Marketing
6 45 (4.10%) Financial Institution
7 37 (3.37%) Retail Banking
8 34 (3.10%) Games
9 30 (2.73%) Electronics
10 23 (2.10%) Investment Banking
11 17 (1.55%) Advertising
11 17 (1.55%) Law
12 14 (1.28%) Front Office
13 13 (1.19%) Legal
14 9 (0.82%) Manufacturing
14 9 (0.82%) Military
15 7 (0.64%) Corporate Banking
16 5 (0.46%) Back Office
16 5 (0.46%) Publishing
17 4 (0.36%) Mandarin Language
Job Titles
1 457 (41.66%) Developer
2 232 (21.15%) Blockchain Developer
3 124 (11.30%) Java Developer
4 91 (8.30%) Blockchain Engineer
5 77 (7.02%) DevOps Engineer
6 66 (6.02%) Senior Developer
7 57 (5.20%) Software Engineer
8 55 (5.01%) Architect
9 52 (4.74%) Consultant
10 41 (3.74%) Full Stack Developer
11 40 (3.65%) C++ Developer
12 39 (3.56%) Analyst
13 34 (3.10%) Senior Consultant
13 34 (3.10%) Software Developer
14 33 (3.01%) Chief Technology Officer
15 30 (2.73%) Backend Developer
16 28 (2.55%) Node.js Developer
16 28 (2.55%) Solutions Architect
17 27 (2.46%) E-Commerce Consultant
17 27 (2.46%) Senior E-Commerce Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 227 (20.69%) Node.js
2 160 (14.59%) React
3 148 (13.49%) AngularJS
4 112 (10.21%) Smart Contracts
5 100 (9.12%) CSS
6 97 (8.84%) HTML
7 79 (7.20%) REST
8 67 (6.11%) Web Services
9 64 (5.83%) Spring
10 63 (5.74%) .NET
11 46 (4.19%) RESTful
12 42 (3.83%) web3js
13 41 (3.74%) jQuery
14 37 (3.37%) J2EE
14 37 (3.37%) Spring Boot
15 27 (2.46%) Truffle
16 24 (2.19%) Jest
17 23 (2.10%) Express
17 23 (2.10%) J2SE
17 23 (2.10%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 216 (19.69%) Fintech
2 142 (12.94%) Bitcoin
3 101 (9.21%) Greenfield Project
4 64 (5.83%) Analytical Skills
5 57 (5.20%) Self-Motivation
6 54 (4.92%) Algorithms
7 53 (4.83%) Data Structures
8 44 (4.01%) User Experience
9 42 (3.83%) Virtual Team
10 37 (3.37%) Blog
11 29 (2.64%) Digital Currency
11 29 (2.64%) Mobile Payment
12 27 (2.46%) Contactless
12 27 (2.46%) EMV
12 27 (2.46%) Smartcard
13 22 (2.01%) Mobile App
14 20 (1.82%) Hedge funds
15 19 (1.73%) Hybrid Cloud
15 19 (1.73%) Litecoin
15 19 (1.73%) Robotics
Operating Systems
1 140 (12.76%) Linux
2 34 (3.10%) Android
3 33 (3.01%) Windows
4 32 (2.92%) Apple iOS
5 24 (2.19%) Unix
6 14 (1.28%) VMS
7 5 (0.46%) Mac OS
8 3 (0.27%) Solaris
8 3 (0.27%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 319 (29.08%) Agile Software Development
2 228 (20.78%) Cryptocurrency
3 201 (18.32%) DevOps
4 199 (18.14%) Software Engineering
5 190 (17.32%) Artificial Intelligence
6 161 (14.68%) Computer Science
7 135 (12.31%) Cryptography
8 133 (12.12%) Machine Learning
9 114 (10.39%) Microservices
10 113 (10.30%) Test Automation
11 111 (10.12%) TDD
12 89 (8.11%) Open Source
13 81 (7.38%) Problem-Solving
14 72 (6.56%) Mathematics
15 70 (6.38%) SDLC
16 66 (6.02%) Analytics
16 66 (6.02%) Front End Development
17 62 (5.65%) Creative Thinking
18 61 (5.56%) Continuous Integration
19 56 (5.10%) Cybersecurity
Programming Languages
1 389 (35.46%) Java
2 277 (25.25%) Python
3 255 (23.25%) JavaScript
4 172 (15.68%) C++
5 142 (12.94%) Go
6 118 (10.76%) SQL
7 101 (9.21%) Solidity
8 82 (7.47%) C#
9 51 (4.65%) C
10 50 (4.56%) Ruby
11 45 (4.10%) Bash Shell
12 43 (3.92%) Scala
13 42 (3.83%) Java 8
14 36 (3.28%) PHP
15 35 (3.19%) Kotlin
16 29 (2.64%) ES6
17 28 (2.55%) Java 9
18 26 (2.37%) TypeScript
19 24 (2.19%) Haskell
20 17 (1.55%) Rust
Qualifications
1 183 (16.68%) Degree
2 79 (7.20%) Computer Science Degree
3 40 (3.65%) PhD
4 15 (1.37%) Numerate Degree
5 14 (1.28%) MBA
6 13 (1.19%) Master's Degree
7 7 (0.64%) Microsoft Certification
8 6 (0.55%) CFA
9 4 (0.36%) Postgraduate
9 4 (0.36%) Sun Certification
10 3 (0.27%) CCIE
10 3 (0.27%) Cisco Certification
10 3 (0.27%) DBS Check
10 3 (0.27%) PMI Certification
10 3 (0.27%) PMP
11 2 (0.18%) Security Cleared
12 1 (0.091%) AWS Certification
12 1 (0.091%) CCNP
12 1 (0.091%) CREST Certified
12 1 (0.091%) OSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 57 (5.20%) QA
2 3 (0.27%) PSD2
2 3 (0.27%) SEPA
2 3 (0.27%) TARGET2
3 1 (0.091%) HIPAA
3 1 (0.091%) HL7
3 1 (0.091%) PMO
System Software
1 169 (15.41%) Docker
2 41 (3.74%) Virtual Machines
3 8 (0.73%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (0.091%) Apache Flume
Systems Management
1 119 (10.85%) Kubernetes
2 75 (6.84%) Ansible
3 44 (4.01%) Opscode Chef
4 41 (3.74%) Puppet
5 30 (2.73%) Terraform
6 28 (2.55%) Docker Swarm
7 8 (0.73%) Grafana
8 6 (0.55%) Salt
9 5 (0.46%) Graphite
9 5 (0.46%) Prometheus
10 4 (0.36%) Consul
10 4 (0.36%) Mesos
11 3 (0.27%) EMC NetWorker
11 3 (0.27%) HAProxy
11 3 (0.27%) Rancher
12 2 (0.18%) Kibana
12 2 (0.18%) Marathon
13 1 (0.091%) LiteSpeed
13 1 (0.091%) Oozie
Vendors
1 60 (5.47%) Google
2 35 (3.19%) Microsoft
3 30 (2.73%) Cognizant
4 27 (2.46%) Hyperion
5 24 (2.19%) Oracle
6 15 (1.37%) IBM
7 14 (1.28%) WorldPay
8 12 (1.09%) SAP
9 11 (1.00%) Cloudera
9 11 (1.00%) Tableau
10 8 (0.73%) Atlassian
10 8 (0.73%) Splunk
10 8 (0.73%) VMware
11 7 (0.64%) Informatica
12 6 (0.55%) Chordiant
12 6 (0.55%) Cisco
12 6 (0.55%) webMethods
12 6 (0.55%) Xamarin
13 4 (0.36%) Juniper
13 4 (0.36%) Rackspace