Period
to 27 May 2018

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 27 May 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Blockchain
UK
6 months to
27 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 305 750 1167
Rank change year-on-year +445 +417 -
Permanent jobs citing Blockchain 1,814 436 111
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 1.05% 0.26% 0.055%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 3.43% 0.83% 0.18%
Number of salaries quoted 1,510 364 101
UK median annual salary £70,000 £70,000 £70,000
10th Percentile £42,500 £42,500 £48,750
90th Percentile £97,625 £97,500 £125,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £55,000 £45,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year +22.22% -14.29% -

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 52,849 52,762 62,046
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 30.68% 30.92% 30.93%
Number of salaries quoted 43,308 44,794 52,770
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% - +5.56%
10th Percentile £31,250 £29,750 £28,750
90th Percentile £80,000 £77,500 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £44,582 £42,000 £41,500
% change year-on-year +6.15% +1.20% +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 27 May 2018.

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 27 May 2018. 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 +428 1,760 £70,000 - 260
London +309 1,565 £72,500 - 223
UK excluding London +178 226 £55,000 +22.22% 47
South West +40 69 £55,000 +22.22% 5
South East +47 66 £51,250 +46.43% 10
North of England - 30 £37,500 - 9
North West - 23 £40,000 - 6
Northern Ireland - 18 £41,250 - 7
Midlands +23 17 £52,500 -19.23% 7
Scotland - 14 £55,000 - 3
East of England - 12 £57,500 - 6
East Midlands -10 9 £52,500 -19.23% 1
West Midlands - 8 £80,000 - 6
Yorkshire - 7 £27,500 - 2

For the 6 months to 27 May 2018, 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.

1 897 (49.45%) Finance
2 562 (30.98%) Banking
3 559 (30.82%) Java
4 526 (29.00%) JavaScript
5 516 (28.45%) Agile Software Development
6 381 (21.00%) Node.js
7 359 (19.79%) Cryptocurrency
8 346 (19.07%) AngularJS
9 342 (18.85%) Change Management
10 307 (16.92%) Bitcoin
10 307 (16.92%) Ethereum
11 302 (16.65%) SQL
12 298 (16.43%) Linux
12 298 (16.43%) Python
13 289 (15.93%) Git (software)
14 288 (15.88%) React
15 283 (15.60%) Fintech
16 272 (14.99%) Test Automation
17 261 (14.39%) Amazon AWS
18 252 (13.89%) Smart Contracts
19 251 (13.84%) HTML
20 248 (13.67%) Front End Development
21 246 (13.56%) TDD
22 232 (12.79%) NoSQL
23 230 (12.68%) Docker
24 228 (12.57%) CSS
25 222 (12.24%) Distributed Ledger
26 218 (12.02%) GitHub
27 207 (11.41%) Software Engineering
28 201 (11.08%) DevOps

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
1 307 (16.92%) Ethereum
2 59 (3.25%) Hyperledger
3 37 (2.04%) Confluence
4 28 (1.54%) Apache
5 24 (1.32%) Elasticsearch
6 23 (1.27%) Tomcat
7 20 (1.10%) Apache Spark
8 14 (0.77%) CMS
9 13 (0.72%) SharePoint
10 9 (0.50%) JBoss
11 8 (0.44%) BizTalk Server
11 8 (0.44%) MS Exchange
11 8 (0.44%) nginx
12 7 (0.39%) WordPress
13 5 (0.28%) OpenStack
13 5 (0.28%) Oracle Workflow
13 5 (0.28%) WebSphere
14 4 (0.22%) Apache Pig
14 4 (0.22%) Exchange Server 2013
14 4 (0.22%) Gunicorn
Applications
1 19 (1.05%) Microsoft Office
2 7 (0.39%) Microsoft Excel
3 6 (0.33%) MS Visio
3 6 (0.33%) Photoshop
4 5 (0.28%) Adobe Illustrator
5 4 (0.22%) Chatbot
5 4 (0.22%) InVision
5 4 (0.22%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 2 (0.11%) OmniGraffle
Business Applications
1 222 (12.24%) Distributed Ledger
2 34 (1.87%) Ripple
3 18 (0.99%) Payment Gateway
4 17 (0.94%) R3 Corda
5 4 (0.22%) Ripple XRP
6 3 (0.17%) Quorum
7 2 (0.11%) CA PPM
7 2 (0.11%) Workday HCM
Cloud Services
1 261 (14.39%) Amazon AWS
2 218 (12.02%) GitHub
3 189 (10.42%) Microsoft Azure
4 111 (6.12%) Cloud Computing
5 58 (3.20%) Amazon EC2
6 55 (3.03%) Amazon S3
7 46 (2.54%) Google Cloud Platform
8 38 (2.09%) Trello
9 37 (2.04%) Slack
10 17 (0.94%) npm
11 15 (0.83%) Office 365
12 10 (0.55%) CloudFront
13 9 (0.50%) SaaS
14 8 (0.44%) PaaS
15 7 (0.39%) Heroku
15 7 (0.39%) IaaS
16 5 (0.28%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
16 5 (0.28%) Cloudflare
16 5 (0.28%) Route 53
16 5 (0.28%) Yarn
Communications & Networking
1 28 (1.54%) Firewall
1 28 (1.54%) Internet
2 18 (0.99%) HTTP
3 13 (0.72%) Network Security
3 13 (0.72%) NFC
3 13 (0.72%) Peer-to-Peer Networking
4 12 (0.66%) DNS
5 7 (0.39%) DHCP
5 7 (0.39%) LAN
5 7 (0.39%) WAN
6 4 (0.22%) DMZ
7 3 (0.17%) Bluetooth
7 3 (0.17%) HTTPS
7 3 (0.17%) IPFS
7 3 (0.17%) Skype
7 3 (0.17%) TCP/IP
8 2 (0.11%) BGP
8 2 (0.11%) DWDM
8 2 (0.11%) MPLS
8 2 (0.11%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 232 (12.79%) NoSQL
2 187 (10.31%) PostgreSQL
3 175 (9.65%) MySQL
4 168 (9.26%) Redis
5 124 (6.84%) Big Data
6 40 (2.21%) Apache Cassandra
7 37 (2.04%) Relational Database
8 36 (1.98%) MongoDB
9 33 (1.82%) SQL Server
10 32 (1.76%) Hadoop
11 22 (1.21%) Neo4j
12 14 (0.77%) Data Warehouse
13 10 (0.55%) Amazon DynamoDB
14 7 (0.39%) Data Lake
15 6 (0.33%) Oracle ODI
15 6 (0.33%) Power BI
15 6 (0.33%) RDBMS
16 5 (0.28%) Amazon RDS
16 5 (0.28%) Oracle Database
16 5 (0.28%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 289 (15.93%) Git (software)
2 98 (5.40%) JIRA
3 87 (4.80%) Maven
4 83 (4.58%) Jenkins
5 70 (3.86%) Selenium
6 66 (3.64%) Mocha
7 62 (3.42%) webpack
8 30 (1.65%) SoapUI
9 25 (1.38%) Cucumber
9 25 (1.38%) Gradle
10 24 (1.32%) gulp
11 20 (1.10%) git-flow
11 20 (1.10%) Grunt
11 20 (1.10%) RSpec
12 19 (1.05%) Protractor
13 18 (0.99%) Sonatype Nexus
14 13 (0.72%) Bitbucket
14 13 (0.72%) NUnit
14 13 (0.72%) TeamCity
15 12 (0.66%) JUnit
General
1 897 (49.45%) Finance
2 562 (30.98%) Banking
3 146 (8.05%) Telecoms
4 108 (5.95%) Financial Institution
5 72 (3.97%) Games
6 55 (3.03%) Investment Banking
7 53 (2.92%) Front Office
8 48 (2.65%) Retail Banking
9 38 (2.09%) Retail
10 15 (0.83%) Electronics
11 14 (0.77%) Marketing
12 12 (0.66%) Legal
13 11 (0.61%) Pharmaceutical
14 9 (0.50%) Back Office
15 8 (0.44%) French Language
15 8 (0.44%) Manufacturing
16 6 (0.33%) Law
17 5 (0.28%) Digital Economy
18 4 (0.22%) Automotive
18 4 (0.22%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 937 (51.65%) Developer
2 344 (18.96%) Blockchain Developer
3 254 (14.00%) Java Developer
4 214 (11.80%) Senior Developer
5 125 (6.89%) Blockchain Engineer
6 117 (6.45%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
7 113 (6.23%) Node.js Developer
8 103 (5.68%) Software Engineer
9 100 (5.51%) JavaScript Developer
10 98 (5.40%) Analyst
11 78 (4.30%) Backend Developer
12 72 (3.97%) Full Stack Developer
13 70 (3.86%) DevOps Engineer
14 62 (3.42%) .NET Developer
14 62 (3.42%) C# Developer
15 61 (3.36%) Architect
16 57 (3.14%) React Developer
17 55 (3.03%) Angular Developer
18 53 (2.92%) Project Manager
19 50 (2.76%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 381 (21.00%) Node.js
2 346 (19.07%) AngularJS
3 288 (15.88%) React
4 252 (13.89%) Smart Contracts
5 251 (13.84%) HTML
6 228 (12.57%) CSS
7 127 (7.00%) .NET
8 109 (6.01%) HTML5
8 109 (6.01%) Spring
9 105 (5.79%) jQuery
10 97 (5.35%) Redux
11 94 (5.18%) RESTful
12 91 (5.02%) REST
13 89 (4.91%) CSS3
14 80 (4.41%) Truffle
15 76 (4.19%) web3js
16 75 (4.13%) Spring Boot
17 73 (4.02%) Web Services
18 68 (3.75%) Jest
19 61 (3.36%) Chai
Miscellaneous
1 307 (16.92%) Bitcoin
2 283 (15.60%) Fintech
3 197 (10.86%) Computer Science
4 177 (9.76%) Greenfield Project
5 85 (4.69%) User Experience
6 53 (2.92%) Algorithms
7 50 (2.76%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 47 (2.59%) Equities
9 46 (2.54%) Self-Motivation
10 43 (2.37%) Management Information System
11 42 (2.32%) Mobile App
11 42 (2.32%) Virtual Team
12 41 (2.26%) Analytical Skills
13 40 (2.21%) Digital Currency
14 38 (2.09%) Linux Command Line
15 32 (1.76%) Fixed Income
16 28 (1.54%) Derivative
17 26 (1.43%) Data Structures
18 22 (1.21%) Enterprise Software
19 18 (0.99%) Mobile Payment
Operating Systems
1 298 (16.43%) Linux
2 85 (4.69%) Windows
3 59 (3.25%) Unix
4 52 (2.87%) Apple iOS
5 49 (2.70%) VMS
6 46 (2.54%) Android
7 14 (0.77%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 13 (0.72%) CentOS
9 11 (0.61%) Windows Server
10 6 (0.33%) Ubuntu
11 4 (0.22%) CoreOS
11 4 (0.22%) Solaris
11 4 (0.22%) Windows Server 2008
11 4 (0.22%) Windows Server 2012
12 3 (0.17%) Debian
13 2 (0.11%) Mac OS X
13 2 (0.11%) VyOS
13 2 (0.11%) Windows 10
13 2 (0.11%) Windows 7
14 1 (0.055%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 516 (28.45%) Agile Software Development
2 359 (19.79%) Cryptocurrency
3 342 (18.85%) Change Management
4 272 (14.99%) Test Automation
5 248 (13.67%) Front End Development
6 246 (13.56%) TDD
7 207 (11.41%) Software Engineering
8 201 (11.08%) DevOps
9 181 (9.98%) Machine Learning
10 176 (9.70%) Artificial Intelligence
11 156 (8.60%) Cryptography
12 149 (8.21%) Continuous Integration
13 132 (7.28%) Microservices
14 110 (6.06%) Scrum
15 107 (5.90%) Project Management
16 101 (5.57%) KYC
16 101 (5.57%) Open Source
17 99 (5.46%) SDLC
17 99 (5.46%) Unit Testing
18 98 (5.40%) Data Security
Programming Languages
1 559 (30.82%) Java
2 526 (29.00%) JavaScript
3 302 (16.65%) SQL
4 298 (16.43%) Python
5 196 (10.80%) Solidity
6 181 (9.98%) C++
7 169 (9.32%) C#
8 129 (7.11%) Go
9 125 (6.89%) ES6
10 121 (6.67%) Ruby
11 105 (5.79%) Java 8
12 92 (5.07%) Bash Shell
13 86 (4.74%) C
14 62 (3.42%) Scala
15 45 (2.48%) TypeScript
16 43 (2.37%) Java 9
17 29 (1.60%) PowerShell
18 27 (1.49%) Apple Swift
18 27 (1.49%) Objective-C
19 25 (1.38%) Kotlin
Qualifications
1 194 (10.69%) Degree
2 95 (5.24%) Computer Science Degree
3 82 (4.52%) PhD
4 16 (0.88%) Numerate Degree
5 11 (0.61%) Master's Degree
6 9 (0.50%) CISA
6 9 (0.50%) CISSP
7 7 (0.39%) CISM
7 7 (0.39%) CISMP
7 7 (0.39%) ISACA
8 4 (0.22%) Cisco Certification
8 4 (0.22%) RHCA
8 4 (0.22%) TOGAF Certification
9 3 (0.17%) CIMA
9 3 (0.17%) RHCE
10 2 (0.11%) CCNP
10 2 (0.11%) ISEB
10 2 (0.11%) MBA
10 2 (0.11%) PMI Certification
10 2 (0.11%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 74 (4.08%) QA
2 23 (1.27%) GCP
3 18 (0.99%) PMO
4 11 (0.61%) MiFID
5 10 (0.55%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 9 (0.50%) EMIR
7 6 (0.33%) Dodd-Frank
8 3 (0.17%) Basel III
9 2 (0.11%) GDPR
9 2 (0.11%) SEPA
9 2 (0.11%) SLA
9 2 (0.11%) TARGET2
10 1 (0.055%) COBIT
10 1 (0.055%) ISO 22301
System Software
1 230 (12.68%) Docker
2 62 (3.42%) Virtual Machines
3 15 (0.83%) VMware Infrastructure
4 10 (0.55%) iptables
5 9 (0.50%) Active Directory
6 8 (0.44%) XenApp
7 5 (0.28%) Apache Flume
8 4 (0.22%) etcd
8 4 (0.22%) vSphere
9 2 (0.11%) VMware ESXi
10 1 (0.055%) LXC
10 1 (0.055%) OpenAM
10 1 (0.055%) VMware NSX
10 1 (0.055%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 155 (8.54%) Kubernetes
2 82 (4.52%) Ansible
3 63 (3.47%) Docker Swarm
4 54 (2.98%) Puppet
5 41 (2.26%) Opscode Chef
6 18 (0.99%) Terraform
7 13 (0.72%) Automic
8 6 (0.33%) FortiGate
9 5 (0.28%) Red Hat Satellite
10 3 (0.17%) Oozie
11 2 (0.11%) Rancher
11 2 (0.11%) ZABBIX
12 1 (0.055%) Mesos
12 1 (0.055%) Nagios
12 1 (0.055%) Packer
12 1 (0.055%) Prometheus
12 1 (0.055%) Salt
12 1 (0.055%) SCCM
Vendors
1 48 (2.65%) Google
2 43 (2.37%) Microsoft
3 41 (2.26%) Oracle
4 35 (1.93%) Facebook
5 25 (1.38%) VMware
6 22 (1.21%) Cisco
6 22 (1.21%) Red Hat
7 17 (0.94%) Informatica
8 15 (0.83%) Citrix
8 15 (0.83%) Xamarin
9 12 (0.66%) Hyperion
9 12 (0.66%) SAP
10 10 (0.55%) Atlassian
10 10 (0.55%) Calypso
11 9 (0.50%) Sybase
11 9 (0.50%) Tableau
12 7 (0.39%) Apple
13 6 (0.33%) IBM
14 5 (0.28%) CheckPoint
14 5 (0.28%) Cognizant