Period
to 23 September 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 23 September 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Blockchain
UK
6 months to
23 Sep 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 520 311 602
Rank change year-on-year -209 +291 +507
Permanent jobs citing Blockchain 710 1,816 742
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.51% 1.10% 0.42%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 1.87% 3.70% 1.38%
Number of salaries quoted 573 1,423 650
UK median annual salary £77,500 £70,000 £62,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.71% +12.00% +4.17%
10th Percentile £47,500 £42,500 £37,500
90th Percentile £112,500 £103,750 £100,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £57,124 £55,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year +3.86% +29.41% -15.00%

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 37,912 49,129 53,700
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 27.08% 29.72% 30.57%
Number of salaries quoted 30,971 40,052 44,223
UK median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26% -
10th Percentile £31,250 £31,250 £30,000
90th Percentile £85,000 £82,500 £77,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year - +5.88% +2.41%

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 September 2019.

Salary histogram for Blockchain in the UK

Blockchain
Top 13 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 September 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 -198 697 £77,500 +10.71% 85
London -152 561 £80,000 +6.67% 66
UK excluding London -85 141 £57,124 +3.86% 22
South East +64 93 £57,500 +5.50% 6
South West -33 19 £52,500 -8.70% 4
North of England -12 16 £75,000 +57.89% 8
North West -6 9 £50,000 +5.26% 6
Scotland +3 7 £57,124 +34.41% 3
Yorkshire -5 7 £110,000 +340.00% 2
West Midlands +22 3 £55,000 -31.25% 1
Midlands +18 3 £55,000 -26.67% 1
East of England +47 2 £110,000 +51.72%
Northern Ireland -27 2 £100,000 +122.22%

For the 6 months to 23 September 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.

1 314 (44.23%) Agile Software Development
2 277 (39.01%) Java
3 215 (30.28%) Finance
4 201 (28.31%) Python
5 187 (26.34%) Docker
6 176 (24.79%) Artificial Intelligence
7 174 (24.51%) AWS
8 172 (24.23%) Fintech
9 169 (23.80%) Software Engineering
10 166 (23.38%) DevOps
11 131 (18.45%) Microservices
12 116 (16.34%) JavaScript
13 109 (15.35%) Machine Learning
14 107 (15.07%) Open Source
15 106 (14.93%) Degree
16 105 (14.79%) Git (software)
17 104 (14.65%) Cryptography
18 99 (13.94%) Banking
19 97 (13.66%) Linux
20 94 (13.24%) Azure
20 94 (13.24%) Kubernetes
21 83 (11.69%) RESTful
22 80 (11.27%) React
23 79 (11.13%) Node.js
24 78 (10.99%) Cryptocurrency
25 74 (10.42%) Spring
26 71 (10.00%) Computer Science
26 71 (10.00%) AngularJS
27 70 (9.86%) Analytical Skills
28 69 (9.72%) Go

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 68 (9.58%) Ethereum
2 60 (8.45%) Hyperledger
3 39 (5.49%) Apache Spark
4 27 (3.80%) Confluence
5 8 (1.13%) Elasticsearch
6 2 (0.28%) WildFly
6 2 (0.28%) WordPress
7 1 (0.14%) Apache
7 1 (0.14%) Cloud Foundry
7 1 (0.14%) CMS
7 1 (0.14%) Gunicorn
7 1 (0.14%) Jupyter
Applications
1 14 (1.97%) Microsoft Office
2 10 (1.41%) Photoshop
3 8 (1.13%) Chatbot
4 2 (0.28%) InVision
4 2 (0.28%) Sketch
4 2 (0.28%) Spreadsheet
5 1 (0.14%) Adobe XD
5 1 (0.14%) Figma
5 1 (0.14%) Zeplin
Business Applications
1 45 (6.34%) Distributed Ledger
2 31 (4.37%) R3 Corda
3 15 (2.11%) Quorum
4 7 (0.99%) MultiChain
5 2 (0.28%) SAP S/4HANA
6 1 (0.14%) Ripple
6 1 (0.14%) SAP GTS
6 1 (0.14%) SAP SCM
6 1 (0.14%) Workday HCM
Cloud Services
1 174 (24.51%) AWS
2 94 (13.24%) Azure
3 54 (7.61%) GCP
4 25 (3.52%) Office 365
5 24 (3.38%) G Suite
6 22 (3.10%) SaaS
7 17 (2.39%) Serverless
8 11 (1.55%) GitHub
9 8 (1.13%) Amazon EC2
9 8 (1.13%) Amazon S3
10 6 (0.85%) Amazon ECS
10 6 (0.85%) AWS CloudFormation
10 6 (0.85%) AWS Lambda
10 6 (0.85%) Cloudflare
11 5 (0.70%) Trello
12 4 (0.56%) DigitalOcean
13 3 (0.42%) Cloud Computing
13 3 (0.42%) Firebase
13 3 (0.42%) Power Platform
13 3 (0.42%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 31 (4.37%) Internet
2 26 (3.66%) MPLS
2 26 (3.66%) WAN
3 25 (3.52%) Firewall
3 25 (3.52%) Peer-to-Peer Networking
4 24 (3.38%) Unified Communications
5 20 (2.82%) HTTP
6 19 (2.68%) NFC
7 17 (2.39%) IPFS
8 6 (0.85%) TCP/IP
9 5 (0.70%) VPN
10 2 (0.28%) SSL
11 1 (0.14%) Cisco ASA
11 1 (0.14%) DNS
11 1 (0.14%) Network Security
11 1 (0.14%) Skype
11 1 (0.14%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 51 (7.18%) Big Data
2 42 (5.92%) MongoDB
3 40 (5.63%) PostgreSQL
4 35 (4.93%) Hadoop
5 31 (4.37%) NoSQL
6 26 (3.66%) MySQL
7 25 (3.52%) Apache Cassandra
8 10 (1.41%) Apache Hive
9 8 (1.13%) Relational Database
10 7 (0.99%) Oracle Database
10 7 (0.99%) Oracle Database 10g
10 7 (0.99%) Oracle9i Database
11 6 (0.85%) BigQuery
11 6 (0.85%) VoltDB
12 4 (0.56%) QlikView
12 4 (0.56%) Redis
13 3 (0.42%) Amazon Redshift
13 3 (0.42%) Power BI
14 2 (0.28%) BigchainDB
14 2 (0.28%) Data Lake
Development Applications
1 105 (14.79%) Git (software)
2 53 (7.46%) JIRA
3 47 (6.62%) Jenkins
4 27 (3.80%) Bitbucket
5 18 (2.54%) GitLab
6 17 (2.39%) Cucumber
7 14 (1.97%) Selenium
8 13 (1.83%) JMeter
9 11 (1.55%) LoadRunner
9 11 (1.55%) TestRail
10 10 (1.41%) Subversion
11 9 (1.27%) Gradle
11 9 (1.27%) Robot Framework
11 9 (1.27%) webpack
12 8 (1.13%) Maven
13 7 (0.99%) git-flow
14 5 (0.70%) CircleCI
14 5 (0.70%) TeamCity
14 5 (0.70%) WebDriver
15 4 (0.56%) Mocha
General
1 215 (30.28%) Finance
2 99 (13.94%) Banking
3 43 (6.06%) Public Sector
4 37 (5.21%) Marketing
5 36 (5.07%) Financial Institution
6 30 (4.23%) Retail
7 23 (3.24%) Games
8 17 (2.39%) Telecoms
9 15 (2.11%) Electronics
9 15 (2.11%) Retail Banking
10 10 (1.41%) Investment Banking
11 9 (1.27%) Back Office
12 8 (1.13%) Legal
13 7 (0.99%) Billing
13 7 (0.99%) Law
14 5 (0.70%) Advertising
15 3 (0.42%) International Banking
15 3 (0.42%) Manufacturing
16 2 (0.28%) Automotive
16 2 (0.28%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 250 (35.21%) Developer
2 74 (10.42%) Blockchain Developer
3 65 (9.15%) DevOps Engineer
4 63 (8.87%) Java Developer
5 55 (7.75%) Software Engineer
6 51 (7.18%) Senior Developer
7 47 (6.62%) Consultant
8 35 (4.93%) Blockchain Engineer
9 33 (4.65%) Python Developer
10 29 (4.08%) Analyst
11 28 (3.94%) Java Engineer
12 27 (3.80%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
12 27 (3.80%) Senior Consultant
13 26 (3.66%) IT Consultant
14 25 (3.52%) Architect
15 22 (3.10%) React Developer
16 21 (2.96%) Chief Technology Officer
16 21 (2.96%) Full Stack Developer
17 19 (2.68%) Angular Developer
17 19 (2.68%) Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 83 (11.69%) RESTful
2 80 (11.27%) React
3 79 (11.13%) Node.js
4 74 (10.42%) Spring
5 71 (10.00%) AngularJS
6 57 (8.03%) Web Services
7 55 (7.75%) .NET
8 46 (6.48%) HTML
9 45 (6.34%) REST
10 41 (5.77%) CSS
11 40 (5.63%) Smart Contracts
12 33 (4.65%) Spring Cloud
13 30 (4.23%) scikit-learn
14 27 (3.80%) OAuth
14 27 (3.80%) Spring Boot
15 24 (3.38%) Akka
15 24 (3.38%) SAML
15 24 (3.38%) Swagger
16 23 (3.24%) Pandas
17 21 (2.96%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 70 (9.86%) Analytical Skills
2 61 (8.59%) Algorithms
3 48 (6.76%) Bitcoin
4 36 (5.07%) Self-Motivation
4 36 (5.07%) User Experience
5 34 (4.79%) Public Cloud
6 28 (3.94%) Greenfield Project
7 27 (3.80%) Internet of Things
8 26 (3.66%) Enterprise Software
9 24 (3.38%) Private Cloud
10 20 (2.82%) Mobile App
11 19 (2.68%) Data Structures
11 19 (2.68%) Mobile Payment
12 17 (2.39%) Digital Currency
12 17 (2.39%) Hedge funds
13 15 (2.11%) Cloud Native
13 15 (2.11%) Robotics
13 15 (2.11%) Virtual Team
14 14 (1.97%) Contactless
14 14 (1.97%) EMV
Operating Systems
1 97 (13.66%) Linux
2 22 (3.10%) Unix
2 22 (3.10%) Windows
3 8 (1.13%) Mac OS
4 5 (0.70%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 3 (0.42%) Android
5 3 (0.42%) Apple iOS
6 2 (0.28%) CentOS
6 2 (0.28%) Ubuntu
7 1 (0.14%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 314 (44.23%) Agile Software Development
2 176 (24.79%) Artificial Intelligence
3 172 (24.23%) Fintech
4 169 (23.80%) Software Engineering
5 166 (23.38%) DevOps
6 131 (18.45%) Microservices
7 109 (15.35%) Machine Learning
8 107 (15.07%) Open Source
9 104 (14.65%) Cryptography
10 78 (10.99%) Cryptocurrency
11 71 (10.00%) Computer Science
12 69 (9.72%) Test Automation
13 68 (9.58%) TDD
14 64 (9.01%) Analytics
15 59 (8.31%) Problem-Solving
16 58 (8.17%) Front End Development
17 56 (7.89%) Data Science
18 55 (7.75%) Scrum
19 53 (7.46%) Collaborative Working
20 52 (7.32%) Product Management
Programming Languages
1 277 (39.01%) Java
2 201 (28.31%) Python
3 116 (16.34%) JavaScript
4 69 (9.72%) Go
5 63 (8.87%) C#
6 61 (8.59%) SQL
7 46 (6.48%) Kotlin
8 45 (6.34%) Bash Shell
9 44 (6.20%) Scala
10 33 (4.65%) Java 8
11 31 (4.37%) C++
12 29 (4.08%) Solidity
13 21 (2.96%) Rust
14 20 (2.82%) PHP
15 18 (2.54%) Perl
15 18 (2.54%) Shell Script
16 13 (1.83%) C
17 10 (1.41%) Objective-C
17 10 (1.41%) TypeScript
18 9 (1.27%) ES6
Qualifications
1 106 (14.93%) Degree
2 29 (4.08%) Computer Science Degree
3 21 (2.96%) Security Cleared
4 12 (1.69%) PhD
5 7 (0.99%) Master's Degree
6 6 (0.85%) SC Cleared
7 3 (0.42%) Microsoft Certification
8 2 (0.28%) AWS Certification
8 2 (0.28%) Numerate Degree
8 2 (0.28%) OSCP
9 1 (0.14%) CASP
9 1 (0.14%) CompTIA Security+
9 1 (0.14%) GIAC
9 1 (0.14%) IIBA
9 1 (0.14%) ISACA
9 1 (0.14%) ISTQB
9 1 (0.14%) MBA
9 1 (0.14%) PMI Certification
9 1 (0.14%) PMP
9 1 (0.14%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 51 (7.18%) QA
2 9 (1.27%) PSD2
3 7 (0.99%) TickIT
4 5 (0.70%) GDPR
5 4 (0.56%) SEPA
6 2 (0.28%) PMO
7 1 (0.14%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 187 (26.34%) Docker
2 3 (0.42%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 94 (13.24%) Kubernetes
2 54 (7.61%) Terraform
3 39 (5.49%) Ansible
4 17 (2.39%) Rancher
5 14 (1.97%) Puppet
6 11 (1.55%) HP Quality Center
6 11 (1.55%) Opscode Chef
7 10 (1.41%) Docker Swarm
7 10 (1.41%) Salt
8 9 (1.27%) HAProxy
9 5 (0.70%) Kibana
9 5 (0.70%) Packer
10 2 (0.28%) Prometheus
11 1 (0.14%) EMC NetWorker
11 1 (0.14%) Graphite
11 1 (0.14%) Rundeck
Vendors
1 35 (4.93%) Google
2 17 (2.39%) Intel
3 14 (1.97%) Hyperion
4 13 (1.83%) Microsoft
5 11 (1.55%) HP
5 11 (1.55%) Oracle
6 8 (1.13%) Red Hat
6 8 (1.13%) Sun
7 7 (0.99%) Cloudera
8 5 (0.70%) Salesforce.com
8 5 (0.70%) Tableau
9 4 (0.56%) Databricks
10 3 (0.42%) Apple
10 3 (0.42%) IBM
10 3 (0.42%) SAP
10 3 (0.42%) WSO2
11 2 (0.28%) Cisco
11 2 (0.28%) Cognizant
11 2 (0.28%) F5
11 2 (0.28%) Xamarin