Period
to 10 May 2021

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 10 May 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Blockchain
UK
6 months to
10 May 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 579 573 475
Rank change year-on-year -6 -98 -71
Permanent jobs citing Blockchain 320 385 921
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.36% 0.38% 0.63%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 1.37% 1.43% 2.22%
Number of salaries quoted 281 324 715
10th Percentile £50,000 £45,000 £46,250
25th Percentile £62,500 £54,688 £60,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £80,000 £80,000 £77,500
Median % change year-on-year - +3.23% +10.71%
75th Percentile £91,250 £95,000 £96,250
90th Percentile £101,250 £107,200 £120,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £63,750 £52,500 £70,000
% change year-on-year +21.43% -25.00% +27.27%

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 23,284 26,946 41,460
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 26.54% 26.93% 28.25%
Number of salaries quoted 18,184 22,190 34,088
10th Percentile £33,750 £32,500 £31,250
25th Percentile £41,250 £40,000 £37,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £55,000 £52,500 £52,500
Median % change year-on-year +4.76% - +5.00%
75th Percentile £73,750 £72,500 £70,000
90th Percentile £88,750 £90,000 £85,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £47,500 £46,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +3.26% +2.22% +3.45%

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 10 May 2021.

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 10 May 2021. 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 +11 294 £80,000 - 89
London +21 264 £80,000 -3.03% 70
Work from Home -102 95 £75,000 +30.43% 38
UK excluding London +43 37 £63,750 +21.43% 22
South East +55 15 £67,000 +57.65% 9
Scotland +7 8 £42,500 -26.09% 1
North of England +12 7 £65,000 -39.53% 1
North West +33 6 £65,000 +73.33% 1
South West -21 5 £67,500 +28.57% 3
Wales +27 1 £60,000 - 2
East of England +16 1 - - 1
Yorkshire -12 1 £55,000 -48.84%

For the 6 months to 10 May 2021, 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.

1 150 (46.88%) Finance
2 106 (33.13%) DevOps
3 102 (31.88%) Java
4 93 (29.06%) Kubernetes
5 82 (25.63%) JavaScript
6 77 (24.06%) Linux
7 75 (23.44%) Python
8 72 (22.50%) Agile Software Development
9 69 (21.56%) Azure
10 67 (20.94%) Fintech
11 66 (20.63%) Docker
12 59 (18.44%) Social Skills
13 53 (16.56%) Test Automation
14 49 (15.31%) Node.js
15 48 (15.00%) Cryptocurrency
16 45 (14.06%) Software Engineering
17 44 (13.75%) AWS
18 42 (13.13%) QA
19 41 (12.81%) Artificial Intelligence
20 36 (11.25%) TDD
21 35 (10.94%) Microservices
21 35 (10.94%) React
22 34 (10.63%) Software Testing
23 33 (10.31%) R3 Corda
24 32 (10.00%) Windows
24 32 (10.00%) C++
25 31 (9.69%) REST
26 29 (9.06%) SDET
27 28 (8.75%) Unix
27 28 (8.75%) JIRA

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 24 (7.50%) Confluence
2 22 (6.88%) Ethereum
3 6 (1.88%) Hyperledger
4 5 (1.56%) Elasticsearch
5 4 (1.25%) Geth
6 1 (0.31%) Apache
6 1 (0.31%) nginx
6 1 (0.31%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (0.63%) Microsoft Excel
1 2 (0.63%) Microsoft Office
1 2 (0.63%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 1 (0.31%) Figma
2 1 (0.31%) InVision
2 1 (0.31%) MS Visio
2 1 (0.31%) Sketch
2 1 (0.31%) UXPin
Business Applications
1 33 (10.31%) R3 Corda
2 27 (8.44%) Distributed Ledger
3 2 (0.63%) Quorum
4 1 (0.31%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (0.31%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 69 (21.56%) Azure
2 44 (13.75%) AWS
3 15 (4.69%) GCP
4 11 (3.44%) SaaS
5 8 (2.50%) Apigee
5 8 (2.50%) Azure Active Directory
6 7 (2.19%) Azure Key Vault
6 7 (2.19%) iPaaS
7 6 (1.88%) GitHub
8 4 (1.25%) Cloud Computing
8 4 (1.25%) Microsoft 365
9 3 (0.94%) Amazon ECS
9 3 (0.94%) Amazon EKS
10 2 (0.63%) Azure Machine Learning
11 1 (0.31%) Amazon EC2
11 1 (0.31%) AWS CloudFormation
11 1 (0.31%) AWS Lambda
11 1 (0.31%) Cloudflare
11 1 (0.31%) OneDrive
11 1 (0.31%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (2.81%) Internet
1 9 (2.81%) Network Security
2 8 (2.50%) VPN
3 7 (2.19%) 5G
4 4 (1.25%) Firewall
4 4 (1.25%) WAN
5 3 (0.94%) DNS
5 3 (0.94%) SSH
6 2 (0.63%) CHAP
6 2 (0.63%) SD-WAN
7 1 (0.31%) BGP
7 1 (0.31%) DHCP
7 1 (0.31%) HTTP
7 1 (0.31%) IPFS
7 1 (0.31%) LAN
7 1 (0.31%) MPLS
7 1 (0.31%) OpenLDAP
7 1 (0.31%) OSPF
7 1 (0.31%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (7.81%) MongoDB
2 21 (6.56%) PostgreSQL
3 18 (5.63%) Big Data
4 12 (3.75%) Apache Cassandra
5 10 (3.13%) SQL Server
6 7 (2.19%) NoSQL
7 4 (1.25%) Amazon DynamoDB
8 3 (0.94%) MySQL
9 2 (0.63%) Azure SQL Database
9 2 (0.63%) DB2
9 2 (0.63%) Relational Database
10 1 (0.31%) Amazon RDS
10 1 (0.31%) Neo4j
Development Applications
1 28 (8.75%) JIRA
2 20 (6.25%) JMeter
2 20 (6.25%) LoadRunner
2 20 (6.25%) TestRail
3 17 (5.31%) Jenkins
4 12 (3.75%) Selenium
5 10 (3.13%) webpack
6 9 (2.81%) Cucumber
6 9 (2.81%) Git (software)
7 7 (2.19%) IntelliJ
7 7 (2.19%) WebDriver
8 4 (1.25%) TeamCity
9 3 (0.94%) Ant
9 3 (0.94%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 3 (0.94%) Babel
9 3 (0.94%) Cypress.io
9 3 (0.94%) GitLab
9 3 (0.94%) Maven
9 3 (0.94%) Octopus Deploy
10 2 (0.63%) Protractor
General
1 150 (46.88%) Finance
2 59 (18.44%) Social Skills
3 21 (6.56%) Banking
4 20 (6.25%) Analytical Skills
5 14 (4.38%) Front Office
6 12 (3.75%) Retail
7 11 (3.44%) Manufacturing
8 10 (3.13%) Marketing
9 9 (2.81%) Games
10 7 (2.19%) Music Industry
11 5 (1.56%) Public Sector
12 4 (1.25%) Financial Institution
13 3 (0.94%) Advertising
13 3 (0.94%) Publishing
14 2 (0.63%) Public Speaking
15 1 (0.31%) Automotive
15 1 (0.31%) iGaming
15 1 (0.31%) Legal
15 1 (0.31%) Organisational Skills
15 1 (0.31%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 124 (38.75%) Developer
2 50 (15.63%) Java Developer
3 42 (13.13%) Blockchain Developer
4 39 (12.19%) DevOps Engineer
5 27 (8.44%) Architect
6 18 (5.63%) Full Stack Developer
7 16 (5.00%) Node.js Developer
7 16 (5.00%) QA Engineer
8 15 (4.69%) Senior Developer
9 14 (4.38%) Angular Developer
10 13 (4.06%) Software Developer
11 12 (3.75%) Software Engineer
12 11 (3.44%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
12 11 (3.44%) Solutions Architect
13 10 (3.13%) Senior DevOps
13 10 (3.13%) Senior DevOps Engineer
13 10 (3.13%) Tester
14 9 (2.81%) C++ Developer
14 9 (2.81%) Technical Architect
14 9 (2.81%) Technical Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 49 (15.31%) Node.js
2 35 (10.94%) React
3 31 (9.69%) REST
4 28 (8.75%) RESTful
5 26 (8.13%) AngularJS
6 23 (7.19%) Kafka
7 21 (6.56%) Spring
8 19 (5.94%) Web Services
9 18 (5.63%) Smart Contracts
9 18 (5.63%) Spring Boot
10 15 (4.69%) Hibernate
11 14 (4.38%) CSS
12 13 (4.06%) HTML
13 10 (3.13%) OAuth
13 10 (3.13%) Redux
14 9 (2.81%) JSON
14 9 (2.81%) React Native
15 8 (2.50%) .NET
15 8 (2.50%) FIX Protocol
15 8 (2.50%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 24 (7.50%) Bitcoin
2 22 (6.88%) Self-Motivation
3 20 (6.25%) PKI
4 19 (5.94%) Virtual Team
5 11 (3.44%) Mobile App
6 9 (2.81%) Internet of Things
6 9 (2.81%) Reinsurance
7 8 (2.50%) Blog
7 8 (2.50%) Data Structures
7 8 (2.50%) Greenfield Project
7 8 (2.50%) Podcast
8 7 (2.19%) Data Centre
8 7 (2.19%) Management Information System
9 6 (1.88%) User Experience
10 4 (1.25%) Algorithms
10 4 (1.25%) Derivative
10 4 (1.25%) Fixed Income
10 4 (1.25%) Public Cloud
11 3 (0.94%) Robotics
12 2 (0.63%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 77 (24.06%) Linux
2 32 (10.00%) Windows
3 28 (8.75%) Unix
4 8 (2.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 3 (0.94%) Android
6 2 (0.63%) AIX
6 2 (0.63%) Apple iOS
7 1 (0.31%) CentOS
7 1 (0.31%) Windows 10
7 1 (0.31%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 106 (33.13%) DevOps
2 72 (22.50%) Agile Software Development
3 67 (20.94%) Fintech
4 53 (16.56%) Test Automation
5 48 (15.00%) Cryptocurrency
6 45 (14.06%) Software Engineering
7 41 (12.81%) Artificial Intelligence
8 36 (11.25%) TDD
9 35 (10.94%) Microservices
10 34 (10.63%) Software Testing
11 29 (9.06%) SDET
12 27 (8.44%) Problem-Solving
13 24 (7.50%) Creative Thinking
14 23 (7.19%) Infrastructure as Code
15 21 (6.56%) DevSecOps
16 20 (6.25%) Front End Development
16 20 (6.25%) Load Testing
16 20 (6.25%) Test Management
17 19 (5.94%) Analytics
17 19 (5.94%) Computer Science
Programming Languages
1 102 (31.88%) Java
2 82 (25.63%) JavaScript
3 75 (23.44%) Python
4 32 (10.00%) C++
5 24 (7.50%) Solidity
6 19 (5.94%) Go
7 16 (5.00%) Java 8
8 15 (4.69%) Bash Shell
9 14 (4.38%) C#
9 14 (4.38%) SQL
9 14 (4.38%) TypeScript
10 12 (3.75%) C
11 11 (3.44%) R
12 8 (2.50%) Kotlin
13 7 (2.19%) Clojure
13 7 (2.19%) MATLAB
14 5 (1.56%) Rust
15 4 (1.25%) ES6
15 4 (1.25%) PHP
16 3 (0.94%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 28 (8.75%) Degree
2 16 (5.00%) Computer Science Degree
3 11 (3.44%) CISSP
4 8 (2.50%) Master's Degree
5 4 (1.25%) PhD
6 3 (0.94%) CISA
6 3 (0.94%) CISM
7 2 (0.63%) AWS Certification
7 2 (0.63%) CGEIT
7 2 (0.63%) FFIEC
7 2 (0.63%) SANS
8 1 (0.31%) ACCA
8 1 (0.31%) CEH
8 1 (0.31%) CIMA
8 1 (0.31%) CRISC
8 1 (0.31%) ISO 27001 Lead Auditor
8 1 (0.31%) OSCP
8 1 (0.31%) SC Cleared
8 1 (0.31%) Security Cleared
8 1 (0.31%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 42 (13.13%) QA
2 18 (5.63%) NIST
3 10 (3.13%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 6 (1.88%) GDPR
5 3 (0.94%) COBIT
6 2 (0.63%) NIST 800
7 1 (0.31%) ISO 22301
System Software
1 66 (20.63%) Docker
2 9 (2.81%) Active Directory
3 7 (2.19%) Virtual Machines
4 2 (0.63%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (0.31%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 93 (29.06%) Kubernetes
2 20 (6.25%) HP Quality Center
3 16 (5.00%) Ansible
4 15 (4.69%) Terraform
5 10 (3.13%) Puppet
6 6 (1.88%) CASB
7 3 (0.94%) Prometheus
8 2 (0.63%) Grafana
8 2 (0.63%) Kibana
8 2 (0.63%) Opscode Chef
9 1 (0.31%) FortiGate
9 1 (0.31%) logstash
9 1 (0.31%) Microsoft Intune
Vendors
1 20 (6.25%) HP
2 11 (3.44%) Red Hat
3 9 (2.81%) Guidewire
3 9 (2.81%) SAP
4 7 (2.19%) Google
5 6 (1.88%) Microsoft
6 3 (0.94%) VMware
7 2 (0.63%) Citrix
7 2 (0.63%) Oracle
8 1 (0.31%) Cisco
8 1 (0.31%) New Relic
8 1 (0.31%) Palo Alto
8 1 (0.31%) Parity
8 1 (0.31%) ServiceNow