Period
to 3 August 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 3 August 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Blockchain
UK
6 months to
3 Aug 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 519 491 497
Rank change year-on-year -28 +6 -159
Permanent jobs citing Blockchain 559 322 816
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.49% 0.48% 0.57%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 1.76% 1.73% 2.04%
Number of salaries quoted 395 266 647
10th Percentile £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
25th Percentile £63,125 £50,000 £60,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £80,000 £72,500 £77,500
Median % change year-on-year +10.34% -6.45% +10.71%
75th Percentile £97,500 £96,250 £95,000
90th Percentile £115,000 £118,125 £117,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £65,000 £55,000 £60,000
% change year-on-year +18.18% -8.33% +9.09%

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 31,767 18,608 40,073
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 28.02% 27.64% 27.80%
Number of salaries quoted 21,229 15,251 33,181
10th Percentile £35,000 £32,500 £31,250
25th Percentile £42,500 £41,250 £37,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £55,000 £55,000 £52,000
Median % change year-on-year - +5.77% +4.00%
75th Percentile £75,250 £72,500 £70,000
90th Percentile £92,500 £88,750 £85,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £49,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +3.16% +5.56% -

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 3 August 2021.

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 3 August 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 -24 497 £80,000 +14.29% 98
London -40 414 £85,000 +17.24% 81
Work from Home -193 144 £80,000 +33.33% 26
UK excluding London -80 88 £65,000 +18.18% 20
South East -63 37 £87,500 +105.88% 2
North West -26 21 £62,500 -26.47% 7
North of England -50 21 £62,500 -41.86% 7
Scotland -55 13 £42,500 -26.09% 3
South West -57 10 £73,750 +13.46% 3
Midlands - 4 £55,000 - 3
East Midlands - 3 £47,500 - 3
East of England -47 2 - - 2
Wales -23 1 £60,000 +50.00%

For the 6 months to 3 August 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.

1 238 (42.58%) Finance
2 179 (32.02%) Agile Software Development
3 168 (30.05%) Java
4 156 (27.91%) AWS
4 156 (27.91%) DevOps
5 155 (27.73%) Kubernetes
6 120 (21.47%) Azure
7 119 (21.29%) React
8 116 (20.75%) Software Engineering
9 114 (20.39%) Fintech
10 105 (18.78%) Node.js
11 103 (18.43%) JavaScript
12 101 (18.07%) Computer Science
12 101 (18.07%) Cryptocurrency
13 95 (16.99%) Docker
14 89 (15.92%) Social Skills
15 87 (15.56%) Problem-Solving
15 87 (15.56%) Python
16 84 (15.03%) Artificial Intelligence
16 84 (15.03%) GCP
17 81 (14.49%) Microservices
18 80 (14.31%) Full Stack Development
19 74 (13.24%) Distributed Ledger
20 70 (12.52%) Linux
21 67 (11.99%) SQL
21 67 (11.99%) PostgreSQL
21 67 (11.99%) QA
22 66 (11.81%) TypeScript
23 63 (11.27%) Degree
23 63 (11.27%) TDD

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 34 (6.08%) Confluence
2 26 (4.65%) Ethereum
3 10 (1.79%) LiveCycle
3 10 (1.79%) Mule
4 9 (1.61%) Hyperledger
5 6 (1.07%) CMS
5 6 (1.07%) Elasticsearch
6 4 (0.72%) Geth
7 2 (0.36%) Apache Spark
7 2 (0.36%) Cloud Foundry
7 2 (0.36%) MetaMask
8 1 (0.18%) SharePoint
Applications
1 5 (0.89%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (0.36%) Adobe After Effects
2 2 (0.36%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (0.36%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 2 (0.36%) Sketch
3 1 (0.18%) Adobe Illustrator
3 1 (0.18%) Adobe XD
3 1 (0.18%) Chatbot
3 1 (0.18%) Figma
3 1 (0.18%) InDesign
3 1 (0.18%) InVision
3 1 (0.18%) Marvel
3 1 (0.18%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.18%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 74 (13.24%) Distributed Ledger
2 56 (10.02%) R3 Corda
3 2 (0.36%) Quorum
4 1 (0.18%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 156 (27.91%) AWS
2 120 (21.47%) Azure
3 84 (15.03%) GCP
4 30 (5.37%) GitHub
5 21 (3.76%) SaaS
6 19 (3.40%) Cloud Computing
7 14 (2.50%) Serverless
8 9 (1.61%) Amazon EC2
9 8 (1.43%) Azure Pipelines
10 7 (1.25%) AWS Lambda
10 7 (1.25%) Heroku
10 7 (1.25%) OpenShift
11 6 (1.07%) Amazon ECS
11 6 (1.07%) Amazon EKS
11 6 (1.07%) AWS CloudFormation
11 6 (1.07%) Microsoft 365
12 5 (0.89%) IBM Cloud
12 5 (0.89%) PaaS
13 4 (0.72%) Google Play
13 4 (0.72%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 15 (2.68%) Internet
2 11 (1.97%) SSL
3 8 (1.43%) HTTP
4 7 (1.25%) Firewall
4 7 (1.25%) Network Security
5 6 (1.07%) 5G
6 5 (0.89%) VPN
7 4 (0.72%) WAN
8 3 (0.54%) DNS
8 3 (0.54%) SSH
9 2 (0.36%) SD-WAN
9 2 (0.36%) TCP/IP
10 1 (0.18%) BGP
10 1 (0.18%) Cisco ASA
10 1 (0.18%) DHCP
10 1 (0.18%) LAN
10 1 (0.18%) MPLS
10 1 (0.18%) Multicast
10 1 (0.18%) OpenLDAP
10 1 (0.18%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 67 (11.99%) PostgreSQL
2 55 (9.84%) Big Data
3 39 (6.98%) MongoDB
4 30 (5.37%) SQL Server
5 21 (3.76%) Relational Database
6 20 (3.58%) Apache Cassandra
7 17 (3.04%) NoSQL
8 12 (2.15%) Amazon DynamoDB
9 10 (1.79%) Metadata
9 10 (1.79%) MySQL
10 9 (1.61%) Amazon RDS
11 5 (0.89%) CouchDB
11 5 (0.89%) Redis
12 3 (0.54%) GIS
12 3 (0.54%) Tick Data
13 2 (0.36%) Azure SQL Database
13 2 (0.36%) Neo4j
13 2 (0.36%) Tableau
14 1 (0.18%) DB2
14 1 (0.18%) InterSystems Cache
Development Applications
1 49 (8.77%) JIRA
2 34 (6.08%) Git (software)
3 33 (5.90%) Jenkins
4 23 (4.11%) webpack
5 16 (2.86%) JMeter
5 16 (2.86%) LoadRunner
6 14 (2.50%) Gradle
6 14 (2.50%) TestRail
7 13 (2.33%) Babel
8 12 (2.15%) Selenium
9 11 (1.97%) Cucumber
10 10 (1.79%) TeamCity
11 9 (1.61%) Octopus Deploy
11 9 (1.61%) WebDriver
12 7 (1.25%) Ant
12 7 (1.25%) Jasmine
13 6 (1.07%) Artifactory
13 6 (1.07%) Karma Test Runner
14 4 (0.72%) Maven
15 3 (0.54%) Atlassian Bamboo
General
1 238 (42.58%) Finance
2 89 (15.92%) Social Skills
3 47 (8.41%) Banking
4 34 (6.08%) Marketing
5 28 (5.01%) Analytical Skills
6 27 (4.83%) Presentation Skills
7 19 (3.40%) Games
8 13 (2.33%) Music Industry
9 12 (2.15%) Financial Institution
10 10 (1.79%) Public Sector
10 10 (1.79%) Wearables
11 9 (1.61%) Advertising
11 9 (1.61%) Publishing
12 8 (1.43%) Legal
12 8 (1.43%) Retail
13 7 (1.25%) Documentation Skills
13 7 (1.25%) Inclusion and Diversity
13 7 (1.25%) Manufacturing
14 5 (0.89%) Front Office
15 3 (0.54%) Organisational Skills
Job Titles
1 169 (30.23%) Developer
2 72 (12.88%) Software Engineer
3 43 (7.69%) Architect
4 41 (7.33%) Blockchain Developer
4 41 (7.33%) DevOps Engineer
5 34 (6.08%) Java Developer
6 30 (5.37%) Consultant
7 28 (5.01%) Software Developer
8 27 (4.83%) Java Engineer
9 26 (4.65%) Backend Developer
10 23 (4.11%) Blockchain Engineer
11 21 (3.76%) Senior Developer
12 20 (3.58%) Solutions Architect
13 19 (3.40%) Analyst
14 16 (2.86%) Senior DevOps
14 16 (2.86%) Senior DevOps Engineer
15 15 (2.68%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
15 15 (2.68%) Product Manager
16 14 (2.50%) Senior Java Engineer
16 14 (2.50%) Senior Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 119 (21.29%) React
2 105 (18.78%) Node.js
3 61 (10.91%) RESTful
4 57 (10.20%) Web Services
5 54 (9.66%) REST
6 44 (7.87%) AngularJS
7 42 (7.51%) Middleware
7 42 (7.51%) Spring
8 36 (6.44%) HTML
8 36 (6.44%) Smart Contracts
9 32 (5.72%) Spring Boot
10 31 (5.55%) CSS
10 31 (5.55%) Kafka
11 29 (5.19%) Express
11 29 (5.19%) Hibernate
12 22 (3.94%) GraphQL
12 22 (3.94%) Redux
13 21 (3.76%) Java EE
13 21 (3.76%) SOAP
14 20 (3.58%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 48 (8.59%) Enterprise Software
2 44 (7.87%) Virtual Team
3 33 (5.90%) Mobile App
4 30 (5.37%) User Experience
5 24 (4.29%) Bitcoin
6 20 (3.58%) Public Cloud
7 19 (3.40%) Greenfield Project
7 19 (3.40%) iPad
8 15 (2.68%) Internet of Things
8 15 (2.68%) Self-Motivation
9 12 (2.15%) Cloud Native
10 10 (1.79%) Algorithms
10 10 (1.79%) Blog
10 10 (1.79%) Data Protection Act
11 9 (1.61%) Data Centre
12 8 (1.43%) Derivative
12 8 (1.43%) Podcast
12 8 (1.43%) Tandem
13 7 (1.25%) Hedge funds
13 7 (1.25%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 70 (12.52%) Linux
2 28 (5.01%) Windows
3 14 (2.50%) Unix
4 9 (1.61%) Android
5 7 (1.25%) Apple iOS
5 7 (1.25%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 2 (0.36%) Windows 10
6 2 (0.36%) Windows Server
7 1 (0.18%) AIX
7 1 (0.18%) CentOS
7 1 (0.18%) Windows Server 2019
Processes & Methodologies
1 179 (32.02%) Agile Software Development
2 156 (27.91%) DevOps
3 116 (20.75%) Software Engineering
4 114 (20.39%) Fintech
5 101 (18.07%) Computer Science
5 101 (18.07%) Cryptocurrency
6 87 (15.56%) Problem-Solving
7 84 (15.03%) Artificial Intelligence
8 81 (14.49%) Microservices
9 80 (14.31%) Full Stack Development
10 63 (11.27%) TDD
11 58 (10.38%) Test Automation
12 44 (7.87%) Continuous Integration
12 44 (7.87%) Front End Development
13 43 (7.69%) Open Source
14 37 (6.62%) Coaching
15 34 (6.08%) Analytics
15 34 (6.08%) Scrum
16 32 (5.72%) Machine Learning
17 29 (5.19%) Product Management
Programming Languages
1 168 (30.05%) Java
2 103 (18.43%) JavaScript
3 87 (15.56%) Python
4 67 (11.99%) SQL
5 66 (11.81%) TypeScript
6 56 (10.02%) Kotlin
7 43 (7.69%) Go
8 31 (5.55%) C#
9 29 (5.19%) C++
10 24 (4.29%) Rust
11 23 (4.11%) Solidity
12 19 (3.40%) Ruby
13 17 (3.04%) ES6
14 16 (2.86%) Bash Shell
14 16 (2.86%) Java 8
15 14 (2.50%) C
16 9 (1.61%) ES7
16 9 (1.61%) R
17 7 (1.25%) Clojure
18 3 (0.54%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 63 (11.27%) Degree
2 35 (6.26%) Computer Science Degree
3 14 (2.50%) Master's Degree
4 5 (0.89%) CISSP
5 4 (0.72%) PhD
6 2 (0.36%) AWS Certification
6 2 (0.36%) Numerate Degree
7 1 (0.18%) CGEIT
7 1 (0.18%) CISA
7 1 (0.18%) CISM
7 1 (0.18%) FFIEC
7 1 (0.18%) SANS
7 1 (0.18%) SC Cleared
7 1 (0.18%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 67 (11.99%) QA
2 7 (1.25%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 6 (1.07%) Accessibility
4 5 (0.89%) GDPR
4 5 (0.89%) NIST
5 3 (0.54%) Data Quality
6 2 (0.36%) ISO 22301
6 2 (0.36%) NIST 800
7 1 (0.18%) COBIT
7 1 (0.18%) MiFID
System Software
1 95 (16.99%) Docker
2 10 (1.79%) Virtual Machines
3 7 (1.25%) Active Directory
4 4 (0.72%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (0.18%) Hyper-V
5 1 (0.18%) KVM
5 1 (0.18%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 155 (27.73%) Kubernetes
2 40 (7.16%) Terraform
3 30 (5.37%) Ansible
4 14 (2.50%) HP Quality Center
5 11 (1.97%) Puppet
6 9 (1.61%) Grafana
6 9 (1.61%) Prometheus
7 6 (1.07%) Istio
8 5 (0.89%) Packer
9 3 (0.54%) Opscode Chef
10 2 (0.36%) CASB
10 2 (0.36%) Kibana
10 2 (0.36%) Kubeflow
11 1 (0.18%) FortiGate
11 1 (0.18%) logstash
11 1 (0.18%) Microsoft Intune
Vendors
1 44 (7.87%) Google
2 27 (4.83%) Oracle
3 14 (2.50%) HP
3 14 (2.50%) Microsoft
4 12 (2.15%) Adobe
5 10 (1.79%) Red Hat
5 10 (1.79%) Talend
6 8 (1.43%) Intel
7 7 (1.25%) Apple
8 6 (1.07%) Atlassian
8 6 (1.07%) SAP
8 6 (1.07%) VMware
9 5 (0.89%) IBM
9 5 (0.89%) Splunk
10 4 (0.72%) Guidewire
11 2 (0.36%) Cisco
11 2 (0.36%) Citrix
11 2 (0.36%) Spotify
11 2 (0.36%) TOWER Software
11 2 (0.36%) Twitter