Period
to 24 January 2020

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 24 January 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Blockchain
UK
6 months to
24 Jan 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 563 422 481
Rank change year-on-year -141 +59 +512
Permanent jobs citing Blockchain 524 1,077 1,054
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.42% 0.71% 0.60%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 1.55% 2.48% 1.98%
Number of salaries quoted 431 804 878
UK median annual salary £77,500 £72,500 £67,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.90% +7.41% +3.85%
10th Percentile £45,000 £42,500 £40,875
90th Percentile £107,500 £107,500 £102,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £52,500 £57,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year -8.70% +4.55% +10.00%

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 33,722 43,456 53,206
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 26.82% 28.64% 30.53%
Number of salaries quoted 27,689 35,725 44,172
UK median annual salary £52,500 £52,500 £48,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +9.38% +1.05%
10th Percentile £32,225 £31,250 £30,000
90th Percentile £88,750 £85,000 £77,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year - +5.88% -

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 24 January 2020.

Salary histogram for Blockchain in the UK

Blockchain
Top 14 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 24 January 2020. 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 -146 515 £77,500 +6.90% 66
London -74 441 £80,000 +6.67% 57
UK excluding London -77 78 £52,500 -8.70% 12
South East -16 23 £52,500 +16.67% 2
North of England +56 22 £70,000 +27.27% 3
South West +7 20 £52,500 -8.70% 2
North West +44 14 £37,500 -25.00% 3
Yorkshire +46 8 £107,500 -2.27%
East of England +57 7 £45,231 -41.64% 1
Scotland +2 4 £58,562 +37.79%
Midlands +34 1 - - 1
West Midlands +22 1 - - 1
Northern Ireland +1 1 £45,000 -30.77% 2
Wales - 1 £60,000 - 1

For the 6 months to 24 January 2020, 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.

1 197 (37.60%) Agile Software Development
2 173 (33.02%) Java
3 148 (28.24%) Python
4 131 (25.00%) Software Engineering
5 127 (24.24%) Finance
6 124 (23.66%) Fintech
7 117 (22.33%) Docker
8 115 (21.95%) JavaScript
9 102 (19.47%) Artificial Intelligence
10 94 (17.94%) DevOps
11 92 (17.56%) Linux
12 85 (16.22%) AWS
13 78 (14.89%) Cryptocurrency
14 76 (14.50%) Kubernetes
15 74 (14.12%) Microservices
15 74 (14.12%) Node.js
16 73 (13.93%) React
17 69 (13.17%) Degree
18 65 (12.40%) Cryptography
19 62 (11.83%) Computer Science
19 62 (11.83%) Git (software)
20 60 (11.45%) Scrum
21 57 (10.88%) Azure
22 56 (10.69%) Problem-Solving
23 55 (10.50%) Machine Learning
24 53 (10.11%) SQL
25 50 (9.54%) GCP
26 49 (9.35%) Ethereum
27 47 (8.97%) Analytical Skills
27 47 (8.97%) Cybersecurity

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 49 (9.35%) Ethereum
2 32 (6.11%) Hyperledger
3 13 (2.48%) Apache Spark
4 6 (1.15%) Apache
5 5 (0.95%) Confluence
6 1 (0.19%) Gunicorn
6 1 (0.19%) IIS
Applications
1 2 (0.38%) Chatbot
1 2 (0.38%) Photoshop
2 1 (0.19%) Sketch
2 1 (0.19%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 46 (8.78%) Distributed Ledger
2 42 (8.02%) R3 Corda
3 6 (1.15%) Quorum
4 1 (0.19%) Ripple
Cloud Services
1 85 (16.22%) AWS
2 57 (10.88%) Azure
3 50 (9.54%) GCP
4 30 (5.73%) Office 365
5 29 (5.53%) G Suite
6 17 (3.24%) GitHub
7 14 (2.67%) SaaS
8 13 (2.48%) Cloud Computing
9 11 (2.10%) Serverless
10 7 (1.34%) Datadog
11 5 (0.95%) PaaS
12 3 (0.57%) Cloudflare
13 2 (0.38%) Firebase
13 2 (0.38%) npm
14 1 (0.19%) AWS CloudFormation
14 1 (0.19%) AWS Lambda
14 1 (0.19%) Dynamics 365
Communications & Networking
1 36 (6.87%) Internet
1 36 (6.87%) MPLS
2 31 (5.92%) Firewall
2 31 (5.92%) WAN
3 29 (5.53%) Unified Communications
4 11 (2.10%) HTTP
4 11 (2.10%) IPFS
5 8 (1.53%) Peer-to-Peer Networking
6 6 (1.15%) TCP/IP
6 6 (1.15%) Wireshark
7 3 (0.57%) NFC
7 3 (0.57%) VPN
8 1 (0.19%) DNS
8 1 (0.19%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 36 (6.87%) PostgreSQL
2 30 (5.73%) MongoDB
3 16 (3.05%) VoltDB
4 13 (2.48%) MySQL
5 12 (2.29%) SQL Server
6 10 (1.91%) NoSQL
7 9 (1.72%) Big Data
7 9 (1.72%) Redis
8 8 (1.53%) SQLite
9 7 (1.34%) Relational Database
10 5 (0.95%) Amazon DynamoDB
10 5 (0.95%) Hadoop
11 4 (0.76%) Apache Cassandra
12 2 (0.38%) BigchainDB
13 1 (0.19%) Data Lake
Development Applications
1 62 (11.83%) Git (software)
2 29 (5.53%) Jenkins
3 22 (4.20%) JIRA
4 8 (1.53%) GitLab
4 8 (1.53%) webpack
5 7 (1.34%) Cucumber
5 7 (1.34%) gulp
5 7 (1.34%) Jasmine
6 6 (1.15%) Selenium
7 5 (0.95%) Bitbucket
7 5 (0.95%) JUnit
7 5 (0.95%) Mockito
7 5 (0.95%) NSubstitute
7 5 (0.95%) TestRail
8 4 (0.76%) CircleCI
8 4 (0.76%) CMake
8 4 (0.76%) JMeter
8 4 (0.76%) LoadRunner
9 3 (0.57%) Maven
9 3 (0.57%) TeamCity
General
1 127 (24.24%) Finance
2 40 (7.63%) Banking
3 22 (4.20%) Marketing
3 22 (4.20%) Public Sector
4 16 (3.05%) Games
5 10 (1.91%) Telecoms
6 7 (1.34%) Legal
6 7 (1.34%) Retail
7 6 (1.15%) Music Industry
8 5 (0.95%) Advertising
8 5 (0.95%) Investment Banking
8 5 (0.95%) Manufacturing
9 4 (0.76%) Financial Institution
10 3 (0.57%) Brand Awareness
10 3 (0.57%) International Banking
11 2 (0.38%) Automotive
11 2 (0.38%) Law
11 2 (0.38%) Local Government
12 1 (0.19%) Front Office
12 1 (0.19%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 202 (38.55%) Developer
2 95 (18.13%) Blockchain Developer
3 54 (10.31%) DevOps Engineer
4 51 (9.73%) Java Developer
5 42 (8.02%) Consultant
6 36 (6.87%) Software Engineer
7 31 (5.92%) Blockchain Engineer
8 30 (5.73%) Senior Developer
9 29 (5.53%) Python Developer
10 27 (5.15%) IT Consultant
11 25 (4.77%) Full Stack Developer
11 25 (4.77%) JavaScript Developer
12 24 (4.58%) Analyst
13 22 (4.20%) Senior Consultant
14 20 (3.82%) AWS Developer
15 19 (3.63%) Python Engineer
16 18 (3.44%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
16 18 (3.44%) Product Manager
17 17 (3.24%) .NET Developer
17 17 (3.24%) Blockchain Lead
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 74 (14.12%) Node.js
2 73 (13.93%) React
3 45 (8.59%) AngularJS
4 44 (8.40%) Spring
5 39 (7.44%) HTML
6 36 (6.87%) REST
7 30 (5.73%) CSS
8 29 (5.53%) Smart Contracts
8 29 (5.53%) Web Services
9 27 (5.15%) .NET
9 27 (5.15%) RESTful
10 22 (4.20%) Spring Boot
11 19 (3.63%) WebSockets
12 18 (3.44%) Hibernate
13 17 (3.24%) HTML5
14 15 (2.86%) Middleware
14 15 (2.86%) Vue.js
15 13 (2.48%) Django
15 13 (2.48%) GraphQL
16 12 (2.29%) Elastic Stack
Miscellaneous
1 47 (8.97%) Analytical Skills
2 34 (6.49%) Bitcoin
3 32 (6.11%) Greenfield Project
4 31 (5.92%) User Experience
5 29 (5.53%) Internet of Things
6 23 (4.39%) Public Cloud
7 21 (4.01%) Algorithms
8 17 (3.24%) Robotics
9 16 (3.05%) Enterprise Software
10 15 (2.86%) Mobile App
11 13 (2.48%) Self-Motivation
12 11 (2.10%) Cloud Native
13 10 (1.91%) Industry 4.0
14 9 (1.72%) Hedge funds
15 8 (1.53%) Cyberattack
16 6 (1.15%) Blog
16 6 (1.15%) Client/Server
16 6 (1.15%) Data Centre
16 6 (1.15%) Equities
17 5 (0.95%) Renewable Energy
Operating Systems
1 92 (17.56%) Linux
2 23 (4.39%) Windows
3 20 (3.82%) Unix
4 8 (1.53%) Mac OS
5 4 (0.76%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 3 (0.57%) Android
6 3 (0.57%) CentOS
7 2 (0.38%) Apple iOS
7 2 (0.38%) Ubuntu
8 1 (0.19%) Debian
8 1 (0.19%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 197 (37.60%) Agile Software Development
2 131 (25.00%) Software Engineering
3 124 (23.66%) Fintech
4 102 (19.47%) Artificial Intelligence
5 94 (17.94%) DevOps
6 78 (14.89%) Cryptocurrency
7 74 (14.12%) Microservices
8 65 (12.40%) Cryptography
9 62 (11.83%) Computer Science
10 60 (11.45%) Scrum
11 56 (10.69%) Problem-Solving
12 55 (10.50%) Machine Learning
13 47 (8.97%) Cybersecurity
14 44 (8.40%) Open Source
15 38 (7.25%) Programme Management
15 38 (7.25%) TDD
16 37 (7.06%) Business Development
16 37 (7.06%) Data Architecture
16 37 (7.06%) Data Science
17 36 (6.87%) Infrastructure Transformation
Programming Languages
1 173 (33.02%) Java
2 148 (28.24%) Python
3 115 (21.95%) JavaScript
4 53 (10.11%) SQL
5 47 (8.97%) C++
6 44 (8.40%) C#
6 44 (8.40%) Go
7 26 (4.96%) Kotlin
8 24 (4.58%) PHP
8 24 (4.58%) Scala
9 23 (4.39%) Java 8
10 22 (4.20%) Bash Shell
11 17 (3.24%) C
12 15 (2.86%) ES6
13 14 (2.67%) Ruby
13 14 (2.67%) TypeScript
14 10 (1.91%) R
15 9 (1.72%) Solidity
16 6 (1.15%) Rust
17 5 (0.95%) ES7
Qualifications
1 69 (13.17%) Degree
2 20 (3.82%) PhD
3 16 (3.05%) Computer Science Degree
4 10 (1.91%) OSCP
5 8 (1.53%) Numerate Degree
6 6 (1.15%) CREST Certified
7 4 (0.76%) Security Cleared
8 3 (0.57%) GIAC
8 3 (0.57%) ISACA
8 3 (0.57%) SANS
9 2 (0.38%) AWS Certification
9 2 (0.38%) Master's Degree
9 2 (0.38%) Postgraduate
10 1 (0.19%) CASP
10 1 (0.19%) CISSP
10 1 (0.19%) CompTIA Security+
10 1 (0.19%) MBA
10 1 (0.19%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 30 (5.73%) QA
2 4 (0.76%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 3 (0.57%) TickIT
4 2 (0.38%) PSD2
5 1 (0.19%) GDPR
5 1 (0.19%) NIST
5 1 (0.19%) PCI DSS
5 1 (0.19%) SEPA
System Software
1 117 (22.33%) Docker
2 2 (0.38%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 76 (14.50%) Kubernetes
2 28 (5.34%) Ansible
3 25 (4.77%) Terraform
4 7 (1.34%) Grafana
4 7 (1.34%) Graphite
4 7 (1.34%) Puppet
5 4 (0.76%) HAProxy
5 4 (0.76%) HP Quality Center
5 4 (0.76%) Opscode Chef
5 4 (0.76%) Rancher
6 3 (0.57%) Packer
7 2 (0.38%) Docker Swarm
8 1 (0.19%) Istio
Vendors
1 47 (8.97%) Google
2 13 (2.48%) Oracle
3 9 (1.72%) Zend
4 7 (1.34%) Red Hat
5 6 (1.15%) Atlassian
6 5 (0.95%) IBM
6 5 (0.95%) TIBCO
7 4 (0.76%) Apple
7 4 (0.76%) HP
8 3 (0.57%) Qualys
8 3 (0.57%) Rapid7
8 3 (0.57%) Sun
9 2 (0.38%) Guidewire
9 2 (0.38%) Microsoft
10 1 (0.19%) HubSpot
10 1 (0.19%) MuleSoft
10 1 (0.19%) TOWER Software
10 1 (0.19%) Xamarin