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The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Blockchain in permanent job vacancies. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Blockchain over the 6 months to 1 July 2022 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Blockchain
UK
6 months to
1 Jul 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 301 555 518
Rank change year-on-year +254 -37 -19
Permanent jobs citing Blockchain 2,242 493 357
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 1.25% 0.46% 0.45%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 2.66% 1.16% 1.24%
Number of salaries quoted 620 375 299
10th Percentile £54,875 £52,500 £45,000
25th Percentile £65,000 £65,000 £50,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £87,500 £80,000 £75,000
Median % change year-on-year +9.38% +6.67% -6.25%
75th Percentile £110,000 £95,000 £96,250
90th Percentile £127,500 £115,000 £115,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £75,000 £65,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +15.38% +36.84% -28.30%

Blockchain is in the General and Transferable Skills category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills.

All Generic Skills
UK
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 84,439 42,407 28,776
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 47.01% 39.68% 36.46%
Number of salaries quoted 34,284 26,171 22,789
10th Percentile £33,943 £32,500 £31,500
25th Percentile £45,000 £42,500 £41,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £61,000 £57,500 £55,000
Median % change year-on-year +6.09% +4.55% +0.13%
75th Percentile £82,500 £78,750 £77,500
90th Percentile £101,250 £96,250 £96,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26% +5.56%

Blockchain
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for Blockchain in the UK

Blockchain
Salary Trend

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

Salary trend for Blockchain in the UK

Blockchain
Salary Histogram

Salary distribution for jobs citing Blockchain over the 6 months to 1 July 2022.

Salary histogram for Blockchain in the UK

Blockchain
Top 16 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 1 July 2022. 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
Jobs
Work from Home +199 1,486 £85,000 +6.25% 47
England +109 1,199 £85,000 +6.25% 76
London +24 972 £87,500 +9.38% 56
UK excluding London +13 215 £75,000 +15.38% 23
South East -38 77 £80,000 -8.57% 3
North of England -64 39 £75,000 +27.66% 2
North West -58 30 £75,000 +27.66% 2
Midlands -35 29 £55,000 - 8
West Midlands - 26 £57,500 -
South West -26 20 £67,500 -6.90% 4
Scotland -50 20 £90,000 +111.76% 1
Northern Ireland - 20 - - 1
East of England -81 10 £125,000 - 2
Yorkshire - 7 £100,000 -
East Midlands -39 3 £50,000 -9.09% 8
North East - 2 £25,000 -

For the 6 months to 1 July 2022, 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.

1 915 (40.81%) Agile
2 902 (40.23%) Finance
3 636 (28.37%) Software Engineering
4 568 (25.33%) Social Skills
5 546 (24.35%) Java
6 513 (22.88%) JavaScript
7 490 (21.86%) Computer Science
8 485 (21.63%) AWS
9 453 (20.21%) Python
10 450 (20.07%) Kubernetes
11 445 (19.85%) DevOps
12 426 (19.00%) Docker
13 409 (18.24%) Artificial Intelligence
14 408 (18.20%) Degree
15 401 (17.89%) TypeScript
16 393 (17.53%) Node.js
17 390 (17.40%) React
18 378 (16.86%) Ethereum
18 378 (16.86%) Cardano
19 376 (16.77%) Cryptocurrency
20 356 (15.88%) CI/CD
21 345 (15.39%) Open Source
22 333 (14.85%) GCP
23 314 (14.01%) Microservices
23 314 (14.01%) Git (software)
24 300 (13.38%) Scrum
25 298 (13.29%) Computer Science Degree
26 288 (12.85%) Public Sector
27 286 (12.76%) Problem-Solving
28 285 (12.71%) 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
1 378 (16.86%) Ethereum
2 81 (3.61%) Hyperledger
3 57 (2.54%) Apache Spark
4 43 (1.92%) Confluence
5 30 (1.34%) Solana
6 28 (1.25%) OpenZeppelin
7 23 (1.03%) CMS
8 19 (0.85%) Apache Pulsar
9 18 (0.80%) Hedera
9 18 (0.80%) MetaMask
10 15 (0.67%) Apache
11 14 (0.62%) Jupyter
12 12 (0.54%) SharePoint
13 10 (0.45%) Apache Airflow
14 9 (0.40%) Geth
15 7 (0.31%) Headless CMS
15 7 (0.31%) WordPress
16 4 (0.18%) Jetty
17 3 (0.13%) EPiServer
17 3 (0.13%) OpenStack
Applications
1 34 (1.52%) Sketch
2 31 (1.38%) Photoshop
3 25 (1.12%) Adobe Illustrator
4 20 (0.89%) Adobe XD
5 18 (0.80%) InVision
6 12 (0.54%) Zeplin
7 9 (0.40%) Adobe Creative Suite
8 8 (0.36%) Chatbot
9 7 (0.31%) Adobe After Effects
9 7 (0.31%) Microsoft Office
9 7 (0.31%) OmniGraffle
9 7 (0.31%) UXPin
10 4 (0.18%) Adobe Premiere
10 4 (0.18%) InDesign
10 4 (0.18%) Maple
11 2 (0.089%) Microsoft Excel
11 2 (0.089%) Microsoft PowerPoint
11 2 (0.089%) MS Visio
12 1 (0.045%) Acrobat
12 1 (0.045%) Maya
Business Applications
1 277 (12.36%) Distributed Ledger
2 140 (6.24%) R3 Corda
3 13 (0.58%) Ripple
3 13 (0.58%) Ripple XRP
4 10 (0.45%) Shopify
5 7 (0.31%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
6 4 (0.18%) Dynamics CRM
6 4 (0.18%) Quorum
7 3 (0.13%) Magento
8 2 (0.089%) SAP ERP
8 2 (0.089%) SAP GRC
8 2 (0.089%) SAP MDG
8 2 (0.089%) SAP S/4HANA
8 2 (0.089%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
8 2 (0.089%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 485 (21.63%) AWS
2 333 (14.85%) GCP
3 285 (12.71%) Azure
4 226 (10.08%) GitHub
5 118 (5.26%) Serverless
6 110 (4.91%) Cloud Computing
7 108 (4.82%) SaaS
8 81 (3.61%) Figma
9 77 (3.43%) AWS CloudFormation
10 52 (2.32%) AWS Lambda
11 39 (1.74%) GitHub Actions
12 32 (1.43%) Azure DevOps
13 29 (1.29%) Slack
14 28 (1.25%) Firebase
15 27 (1.20%) Microsoft 365
16 26 (1.16%) Amazon S3
17 24 (1.07%) Amazon Kinesis
17 24 (1.07%) Google Workspace
18 22 (0.98%) Amazon EKS
19 21 (0.94%) Discord
Communications & Networking
1 129 (5.75%) Internet
2 36 (1.61%) HTTP
3 22 (0.98%) Firewall
4 17 (0.76%) Peer-to-Peer Networking
5 13 (0.58%) TCP/IP
6 8 (0.36%) Wireless
7 6 (0.27%) DNS
7 6 (0.27%) HTTPS
7 6 (0.27%) Kerberos
8 3 (0.13%) DHCP
8 3 (0.13%) IPFS
8 3 (0.13%) SSH
9 2 (0.089%) LAN
9 2 (0.089%) Network Security
9 2 (0.089%) tcpdump
9 2 (0.089%) VPN
9 2 (0.089%) WAN
10 1 (0.045%) Converged Networks
10 1 (0.045%) Intranet
10 1 (0.045%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 245 (10.93%) Big Data
2 213 (9.50%) PostgreSQL
3 101 (4.50%) MongoDB
3 101 (4.50%) MySQL
4 95 (4.24%) Relational Database
5 86 (3.84%) NoSQL
6 72 (3.21%) Redis
7 51 (2.27%) RDBMS
8 41 (1.83%) DynamoDB
9 32 (1.43%) BigQuery
10 31 (1.38%) SQL Server
11 26 (1.16%) Hadoop
11 26 (1.16%) Oracle Database
12 25 (1.12%) Amazon RDS
13 23 (1.03%) Apache Cassandra
14 18 (0.80%) Flink
15 16 (0.71%) Data Lake
16 14 (0.62%) Electronic Patient Records
17 13 (0.58%) Data Warehouse
17 13 (0.58%) Parquet
Development Applications
1 314 (14.01%) Git (software)
2 109 (4.86%) JIRA
3 82 (3.66%) Selenium
4 80 (3.57%) Jenkins
5 66 (2.94%) GitLab
6 50 (2.23%) webpack
7 35 (1.56%) Bitbucket
8 31 (1.38%) CircleCI
9 29 (1.29%) JUnit
10 25 (1.12%) Cucumber
11 20 (0.89%) IntelliJ
12 19 (0.85%) Mockito
13 17 (0.76%) Terragrunt
14 16 (0.71%) Babel
14 16 (0.71%) Postman
14 16 (0.71%) TestRail
15 15 (0.67%) Subversion
16 13 (0.58%) Maven
16 13 (0.58%) rollup.js
17 12 (0.54%) Storybook
General
1 902 (40.23%) Finance
2 568 (25.33%) Social Skills
3 288 (12.85%) Public Sector
4 269 (12.00%) Games
5 212 (9.46%) Banking
6 170 (7.58%) Analytical Skills
7 160 (7.14%) Marketing
8 156 (6.96%) Legal
9 142 (6.33%) Financial Institution
10 95 (4.24%) Presentation Skills
11 91 (4.06%) Inclusion and Diversity
12 69 (3.08%) Advertising
13 68 (3.03%) Esports
14 35 (1.56%) Publishing
15 33 (1.47%) Organisational Skills
16 31 (1.38%) Retail
17 20 (0.89%) Wholesale Banking
18 17 (0.76%) Documentation Skills
19 16 (0.71%) Telecoms
20 10 (0.45%) iGaming
Job Titles
1 666 (29.71%) Developer
2 359 (16.01%) Software Engineer
3 170 (7.58%) Senior Developer
4 127 (5.66%) DevOps Engineer
5 126 (5.62%) Architect
6 120 (5.35%) Full Stack Developer
7 115 (5.13%) Java Developer
8 100 (4.46%) Blockchain Developer
9 79 (3.52%) Blockchain Engineer
10 72 (3.21%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
11 69 (3.08%) Product Manager
11 69 (3.08%) Senior Software Engineer
12 66 (2.94%) Haskell Engineer
13 62 (2.77%) Product Owner
14 59 (2.63%) Designer
15 58 (2.59%) Haskell Developer
16 56 (2.50%) Software Developer
16 56 (2.50%) Solutions Architect
17 51 (2.27%) Analyst
18 48 (2.14%) Senior Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 393 (17.53%) Node.js
2 390 (17.40%) React
3 271 (12.09%) Smart Contracts
4 270 (12.04%) web3js
5 196 (8.74%) REST
6 152 (6.78%) Kafka
7 147 (6.56%) GraphQL
8 131 (5.84%) CSS
9 112 (5.00%) AngularJS
10 111 (4.95%) HTML
11 99 (4.42%) Spring
12 96 (4.28%) Vue.js
13 89 (3.97%) RESTful
14 67 (2.99%) React Native
15 63 (2.81%) Spring Boot
16 60 (2.68%) Web Services
17 55 (2.45%) .NET
18 48 (2.14%) HTML5
18 48 (2.14%) Jest
19 44 (1.96%) RxJS
Miscellaneous
1 378 (16.86%) Cardano
2 280 (12.49%) Algorithms
3 273 (12.18%) User Experience
4 252 (11.24%) Web3
5 226 (10.08%) IoT
6 213 (9.50%) NFT
7 157 (7.00%) Data Structures
8 152 (6.78%) iPhone
9 145 (6.47%) Public Cloud
10 135 (6.02%) Legacy Code
11 134 (5.98%) Cloud Native
12 132 (5.89%) Virtual Team
13 110 (4.91%) Mobile App
13 110 (4.91%) Self-Motivation
14 84 (3.75%) Enterprise Software
15 82 (3.66%) Digital Currency
16 69 (3.08%) Bitcoin
17 67 (2.99%) Greenfield Project
18 66 (2.94%) Blog
19 50 (2.23%) Hackathon
Operating Systems
1 261 (11.64%) Linux
2 137 (6.11%) Android
3 124 (5.53%) Apple iOS
4 90 (4.01%) Windows
5 49 (2.19%) Mac OS X
6 28 (1.25%) CentOS
7 16 (0.71%) Ubuntu
8 9 (0.40%) Mac OS
8 9 (0.40%) Windows 10
9 8 (0.36%) Unix
10 3 (0.13%) Windows Server
11 2 (0.089%) Debian
11 2 (0.089%) tvOS
12 1 (0.045%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 915 (40.81%) Agile
2 636 (28.37%) Software Engineering
3 490 (21.86%) Computer Science
4 445 (19.85%) DevOps
5 409 (18.24%) Artificial Intelligence
6 376 (16.77%) Cryptocurrency
7 356 (15.88%) CI/CD
8 345 (15.39%) Open Source
9 314 (14.01%) Microservices
10 300 (13.38%) Scrum
11 286 (12.76%) Problem-Solving
12 278 (12.40%) Fintech
13 276 (12.31%) Full Stack Development
14 269 (12.00%) Mentoring
15 249 (11.11%) Cryptography
16 239 (10.66%) Product Management
17 226 (10.08%) Test Automation
18 224 (9.99%) Clean Code
19 195 (8.70%) Data Science
20 194 (8.65%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 546 (24.35%) Java
2 513 (22.88%) JavaScript
3 453 (20.21%) Python
4 401 (17.89%) TypeScript
5 229 (10.21%) Scala
6 219 (9.77%) C++
7 212 (9.46%) SQL
8 198 (8.83%) Go
9 193 (8.61%) Solidity
10 191 (8.52%) Rust
11 180 (8.03%) Haskell
12 173 (7.72%) C#
13 132 (5.89%) Kotlin
14 79 (3.52%) Bash
15 71 (3.17%) C
16 59 (2.63%) ES6
17 48 (2.14%) DAML
18 31 (1.38%) Apple Swift
19 27 (1.20%) PHP
20 19 (0.85%) PureScript
Qualifications
1 408 (18.20%) Degree
2 298 (13.29%) Computer Science Degree
3 67 (2.99%) AWS Certification
4 60 (2.68%) Six Sigma Black Belt
5 31 (1.38%) ISEB
6 30 (1.34%) PhD
7 28 (1.25%) ISTQB
8 27 (1.20%) Master's Degree
9 19 (0.85%) ICAEW
9 19 (0.85%) PMI Certification
10 18 (0.80%) ITIL Certification
11 15 (0.67%) MBA
12 9 (0.40%) CISSP
12 9 (0.40%) Security Cleared
13 7 (0.31%) CISA
13 7 (0.31%) CISM
14 6 (0.27%) CEH
14 6 (0.27%) SC Cleared
15 5 (0.22%) CRISC
16 4 (0.18%) Numerate Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 229 (10.21%) QA
2 25 (1.12%) Accessibility
2 25 (1.12%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 18 (0.80%) SLA
4 16 (0.71%) SOC 2
5 14 (0.62%) SOC 1
6 9 (0.40%) Cyber Essentials
6 9 (0.40%) PCI DSS
7 8 (0.36%) Data Quality
8 5 (0.22%) GRC
9 3 (0.13%) GDPR
10 2 (0.089%) Actionable Recommendations
10 2 (0.089%) NCSC
10 2 (0.089%) NIST
10 2 (0.089%) SEPA
11 1 (0.045%) COBIT
11 1 (0.045%) Sarbanes-Oxley
11 1 (0.045%) TARGET2
System Software
1 426 (19.00%) Docker
2 72 (3.21%) Virtual Machines
3 32 (1.43%) VMware Infrastructure
4 27 (1.20%) Hyper-V
5 12 (0.54%) Active Directory
5 12 (0.54%) LXC
6 6 (0.27%) Virtual Desktop
7 5 (0.22%) Apache ZooKeeper
7 5 (0.22%) KVM
8 3 (0.13%) Apache Flume
9 1 (0.045%) Firmware
9 1 (0.045%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 450 (20.07%) Kubernetes
2 245 (10.93%) Terraform
3 75 (3.35%) Ansible
4 32 (1.43%) Prometheus
5 27 (1.20%) Grafana
6 20 (0.89%) Istio
7 15 (0.67%) Puppet
8 12 (0.54%) Anchore
8 12 (0.54%) Cilium
8 12 (0.54%) Sysdig
9 11 (0.49%) Opscode Chef
10 7 (0.31%) Kustomize
11 6 (0.27%) Hadoop YARN
12 5 (0.22%) Argo
12 5 (0.22%) Kibana
12 5 (0.22%) Nessus
12 5 (0.22%) SELinux
13 3 (0.13%) HP Quality Center
13 3 (0.13%) SCCM
14 2 (0.089%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 241 (10.75%) Google
2 88 (3.93%) Microsoft
3 72 (3.21%) VMware
4 53 (2.36%) IBM
5 51 (2.27%) Oracle
6 36 (1.61%) ConsenSys
7 31 (1.38%) Adobe
8 22 (0.98%) Sybase
8 22 (0.98%) Twitter
9 19 (0.85%) Facebook
10 17 (0.76%) Monax
11 15 (0.67%) Spotify
12 13 (0.58%) Databricks
13 11 (0.49%) YouTube
14 9 (0.40%) Atlassian
14 9 (0.40%) Bloomberg
14 9 (0.40%) Perforce
15 8 (0.36%) EXTOL
15 8 (0.36%) Netlify
16 6 (0.27%) Sony