Period
to 19 September 2017

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 19 September 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Blockchain
UK
6 months to
19 Sep 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 578 1114 1307
Rank change year-on-year +536 +193 +32
Permanent jobs citing Blockchain 746 135 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.42% 0.070% 0.002%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 1.37% 0.23% 0.006%
Number of salaries quoted 652 115 4
UK median annual salary £62,500 £60,000 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.17% +4.35% -8.00%
10th Percentile £37,500 £41,250 £53,750
90th Percentile £99,750 £87,500 £61,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £50,000 £57,500
% change year-on-year -15.00% -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 54305 57810 69648
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 30.65% 29.81% 31.75%
Number of salaries quoted 44740 49283 58928
UK median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.56% +2.27%
10th Percentile £30,000 £28,750 £27,500
90th Percentile £77,500 £75,000 £72,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.41% +3.75% -

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 19 September 2017.

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 19 September 2017. 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 +517 714 £65,000 +8.33% 33
London +403 668 £67,500 +8.00% 32
UK excluding London +93 65 £42,500 -15.00% 1
Midlands +48 22 £55,000 +15.79%
East Midlands - 20 £60,000 -
Scotland +12 19 £40,000 -
South East +79 14 £35,000 -30.00%
South West -1 8 £45,000 -5.26% 1
West Midlands +15 2 £40,375 -15.00%
North of England - 1 - -
Wales - 1 £47,500 -
North West - 1 - -

For the 6 months to 19 September 2017, IT jobs citing Blockchain also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads with a requirement for Blockchain.

1 475 (63.67%) Finance
2 292 (39.14%) Fintech
3 259 (34.72%) Java
4 240 (32.17%) Banking
5 230 (30.83%) Agile Software Development
6 220 (29.49%) JavaScript
7 203 (27.21%) Change Management
8 162 (21.72%) Linux
9 156 (20.91%) TDD
10 141 (18.90%) Ethereum
11 138 (18.50%) DevOps
12 134 (17.96%) Software Engineering
13 131 (17.56%) Cryptocurrency
14 130 (17.43%) Node.js
15 125 (16.76%) Amazon AWS
16 121 (16.22%) Degree
16 121 (16.22%) Computer Science
17 114 (15.28%) Bitcoin
18 113 (15.15%) HTML
19 112 (15.01%) React
20 111 (14.88%) NoSQL
21 109 (14.61%) C#
21 109 (14.61%) Financial Institution
21 109 (14.61%) Scrum
22 107 (14.34%) Open Source
23 99 (13.27%) AngularJS
24 98 (13.14%) .NET
25 96 (12.87%) Hyperledger
26 92 (12.33%) CSS
27 87 (11.66%) HTML5

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
1 141 (18.90%) Ethereum
2 96 (12.87%) Hyperledger
3 27 (3.62%) Apache
4 21 (2.82%) eris
5 7 (0.94%) JBoss
5 7 (0.94%) Tomcat
5 7 (0.94%) WebSphere
6 6 (0.80%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 5 (0.67%) Apache Spark
7 5 (0.67%) SharePoint
7 5 (0.67%) WebSphere Application Server
8 4 (0.54%) Confluence
8 4 (0.54%) Traefik
9 3 (0.40%) Elasticsearch
10 2 (0.27%) Jetty
10 2 (0.27%) nginx
10 2 (0.27%) WebLogic
11 1 (0.13%) BizTalk Server
11 1 (0.13%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 3 (0.40%) Photoshop
2 2 (0.27%) LaTeX
2 2 (0.27%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (0.27%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 2 (0.27%) MS Visio
2 2 (0.27%) OmniGraffle
3 1 (0.13%) Adobe Illustrator
3 1 (0.13%) InVision
Business Applications
1 14 (1.88%) R3 Corda
2 5 (0.67%) Dynamics CRM
3 3 (0.40%) Payment Gateway
4 2 (0.27%) Salesforce.com CRM
5 1 (0.13%) Dynamics AX
5 1 (0.13%) Oracle EBS
5 1 (0.13%) Oracle ERP
Cloud Services
1 125 (16.76%) Amazon AWS
2 59 (7.91%) Microsoft Azure
3 37 (4.96%) GitHub
4 36 (4.83%) SaaS
5 23 (3.08%) Cloud Computing
6 18 (2.41%) Amazon EC2
6 18 (2.41%) AWS OpsWorks
7 17 (2.28%) Azure Machine Learning
8 5 (0.67%) Google Cloud Platform
9 4 (0.54%) Boomi
10 3 (0.40%) AWS CloudFormation
10 3 (0.40%) IaaS
11 2 (0.27%) Amazon Kinesis
11 2 (0.27%) Datadog
11 2 (0.27%) npm
11 2 (0.27%) Office 365
11 2 (0.27%) Trello
12 1 (0.13%) PaaS
12 1 (0.13%) Slack
12 1 (0.13%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 14 (1.88%) TCP/IP
2 8 (1.07%) Firewall
3 7 (0.94%) Internet
4 4 (0.54%) HTTP
5 2 (0.27%) HTTPS
5 2 (0.27%) Network Security
5 2 (0.27%) Peer-to-Peer Networking
5 2 (0.27%) SNMP
5 2 (0.27%) Wireless
6 1 (0.13%) DNS
6 1 (0.13%) LDAP
6 1 (0.13%) OpenVPN
6 1 (0.13%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 111 (14.88%) NoSQL
2 67 (8.98%) MongoDB
3 59 (7.91%) Relational Database
4 56 (7.51%) PostgreSQL
5 48 (6.43%) SQL Server
6 43 (5.76%) Apache Cassandra
7 35 (4.69%) Redis
8 33 (4.42%) Big Data
9 30 (4.02%) RDBMS
10 24 (3.22%) Amazon DynamoDB
11 19 (2.55%) Hadoop
12 18 (2.41%) Amazon RDS
13 17 (2.28%) Azure SQL Database
13 17 (2.28%) DocumentDB
13 17 (2.28%) SQL Server 2012
14 14 (1.88%) CouchDB
15 13 (1.74%) Data Lake
16 10 (1.34%) MySQL
17 9 (1.21%) SQL Server Integration Services
18 5 (0.67%) Riak
Development Applications
1 53 (7.10%) Git (software)
2 47 (6.30%) webpack
3 33 (4.42%) Babel
4 32 (4.29%) JIRA
5 31 (4.16%) Jenkins
6 17 (2.28%) SpecFlow
6 17 (2.28%) Team Foundation Server
7 16 (2.14%) Maven
8 15 (2.01%) Gradle
9 14 (1.88%) JUnit
9 14 (1.88%) TeamCity
10 12 (1.61%) NUnit
10 12 (1.61%) Selenium
11 10 (1.34%) gulp
11 10 (1.34%) Mockito
12 7 (0.94%) Cucumber
12 7 (0.94%) HP UFT
13 4 (0.54%) Protractor
13 4 (0.54%) SoapUI
14 3 (0.40%) Jasmine
General
1 475 (63.67%) Finance
2 240 (32.17%) Banking
3 109 (14.61%) Financial Institution
4 38 (5.09%) Marketing
4 38 (5.09%) Publishing
5 21 (2.82%) Telecoms
6 18 (2.41%) Electronics
6 18 (2.41%) Manufacturing
7 11 (1.47%) Investment Banking
8 8 (1.07%) Legal
9 7 (0.94%) Back Office
9 7 (0.94%) Front Office
10 6 (0.80%) Games
11 4 (0.54%) Law
12 3 (0.40%) Brand Awareness
13 2 (0.27%) Music Industry
14 1 (0.13%) Advertising
14 1 (0.13%) Automotive
14 1 (0.13%) Retail
14 1 (0.13%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 369 (49.46%) Developer
2 178 (23.86%) Blockchain Developer
3 107 (14.34%) Java Developer
4 73 (9.79%) JavaScript Developer
5 52 (6.97%) Senior Developer
6 50 (6.70%) Full Stack Developer
7 49 (6.57%) C# Developer
8 48 (6.43%) .NET Developer
9 46 (6.17%) Analyst
10 44 (5.90%) Node.js Developer
11 43 (5.76%) Blockchain Engineer
12 41 (5.50%) Software Developer
13 40 (5.36%) Architect
13 40 (5.36%) Software Engineer
14 36 (4.83%) Java Engineer
15 33 (4.42%) Consultant
16 30 (4.02%) C# .NET Developer
16 30 (4.02%) Ruby on Rails Developer
17 28 (3.75%) C++ Developer
18 21 (2.82%) Junior
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 130 (17.43%) Node.js
2 113 (15.15%) HTML
3 112 (15.01%) React
4 99 (13.27%) AngularJS
5 98 (13.14%) .NET
6 92 (12.33%) CSS
7 87 (11.66%) HTML5
8 61 (8.18%) CSS3
9 60 (8.04%) REST
10 59 (7.91%) Ruby on Rails
11 52 (6.97%) Web Services
12 47 (6.30%) Redux
13 44 (5.90%) ASP.NET
14 42 (5.63%) Spring
15 40 (5.36%) Smart Contracts
16 39 (5.23%) J2EE
17 38 (5.09%) ASP.NET Web API
17 38 (5.09%) WebSockets
18 33 (4.42%) ASP.NET MVC
19 32 (4.29%) J2SE
Miscellaneous
1 292 (39.14%) Fintech
2 121 (16.22%) Computer Science
3 114 (15.28%) Bitcoin
4 75 (10.05%) Greenfield Project
5 57 (7.64%) Digital Currency
6 45 (6.03%) Enterprise Software
7 35 (4.69%) Client/Server
8 29 (3.89%) Linux Command Line
9 20 (2.68%) User Experience
10 19 (2.55%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 18 (2.41%) Analytical Skills
12 13 (1.74%) Robotics
13 12 (1.61%) Derivative
13 12 (1.61%) Equities
13 12 (1.61%) Social Media
14 9 (1.21%) Cyber Attack
14 9 (1.21%) Mobile App
15 8 (1.07%) Algorithms
16 6 (0.80%) Fixed Income
17 5 (0.67%) Hedge funds
Operating Systems
1 162 (21.72%) Linux
2 50 (6.70%) Unix
3 28 (3.75%) Windows
4 27 (3.62%) Android
5 24 (3.22%) Apple iOS
6 4 (0.54%) Oracle Linux
6 4 (0.54%) Windows Server
7 3 (0.40%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 2 (0.27%) CentOS
8 2 (0.27%) CoreOS
8 2 (0.27%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 230 (30.83%) Agile Software Development
2 203 (27.21%) Change Management
3 156 (20.91%) TDD
4 138 (18.50%) DevOps
5 134 (17.96%) Software Engineering
6 131 (17.56%) Cryptocurrency
7 109 (14.61%) Scrum
8 107 (14.34%) Open Source
9 85 (11.39%) Cryptography
10 79 (10.59%) Machine Learning
11 69 (9.25%) Microservices
12 56 (7.51%) Continuous Integration
12 56 (7.51%) MVC
12 56 (7.51%) OOP
13 50 (6.70%) Test Automation
14 47 (6.30%) Technical Architecture
15 44 (5.90%) Mathematics
16 39 (5.23%) Kanban
17 37 (4.96%) Web Development
18 34 (4.56%) Pair Programming
Programming Languages
1 259 (34.72%) Java
2 220 (29.49%) JavaScript
3 109 (14.61%) C#
4 86 (11.53%) SQL
5 80 (10.72%) C++
6 69 (9.25%) Python
7 67 (8.98%) Go
7 67 (8.98%) Scala
8 66 (8.85%) Ruby
9 56 (7.51%) C
10 42 (5.63%) Solidity
11 41 (5.50%) ES6
12 35 (4.69%) Haskell
13 32 (4.29%) Kotlin
14 27 (3.62%) Erlang
15 26 (3.49%) PHP
16 22 (2.95%) TypeScript
17 20 (2.68%) Apple Swift
18 19 (2.55%) Objective-C
19 18 (2.41%) CoffeeScript
Qualifications
1 121 (16.22%) Degree
2 57 (7.64%) Computer Science Degree
3 29 (3.89%) Master's Degree
4 27 (3.62%) PhD
5 6 (0.80%) ISEB
6 5 (0.67%) ISTQB
7 4 (0.54%) Numerate Degree
8 2 (0.27%) CCNA
8 2 (0.27%) Cisco Certification
8 2 (0.27%) CISM
8 2 (0.27%) CISSP
8 2 (0.27%) GIAC
8 2 (0.27%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
8 2 (0.27%) PMP
9 1 (0.13%) GISP
9 1 (0.13%) MCP
9 1 (0.13%) PMI Certification
9 1 (0.13%) RHCA
9 1 (0.13%) RHCE
9 1 (0.13%) RHCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 26 (3.49%) QA
2 9 (1.21%) MiFID
3 4 (0.54%) EMIR
4 3 (0.40%) Basel III
4 3 (0.40%) GCP
4 3 (0.40%) PMO
4 3 (0.40%) SEPA
4 3 (0.40%) TARGET2
5 1 (0.13%) Cyber Essentials
5 1 (0.13%) Data Quality
5 1 (0.13%) Dodd-Frank
5 1 (0.13%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (0.13%) SLA
System Software
1 65 (8.71%) Docker
2 8 (1.07%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (0.27%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 75 (10.05%) Kubernetes
2 47 (6.30%) Ansible
3 10 (1.34%) Terraform
4 7 (0.94%) Puppet
5 6 (0.80%) Opscode Chef
6 2 (0.27%) Docker Swarm
6 2 (0.27%) Grafana
6 2 (0.27%) Mesos
7 1 (0.13%) Graphite
7 1 (0.13%) Munin
7 1 (0.13%) Riemann
7 1 (0.13%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 33 (4.42%) Oracle
2 25 (3.35%) SAP
3 21 (2.82%) Google
4 17 (2.28%) AppDynamics
4 17 (2.28%) Atlassian
4 17 (2.28%) Microsoft
4 17 (2.28%) New Relic
4 17 (2.28%) Xamarin
5 11 (1.47%) VMware
6 6 (0.80%) Cisco
6 6 (0.80%) Salesforce.com
7 5 (0.67%) Apigee
7 5 (0.67%) Red Hat
8 4 (0.54%) Jitterbit
9 3 (0.40%) Alteryx
9 3 (0.40%) IBM
9 3 (0.40%) Tableau
10 2 (0.27%) Altova
10 2 (0.27%) ILOG
10 2 (0.27%) TIBCO