Period
to 16 July 2020

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 16 July 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Blockchain
UK
6 months to
16 Jul 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 496 489 303
Rank change year-on-year -7 -186 +389
Permanent jobs citing Blockchain 339 827 1,992
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.46% 0.57% 1.13%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 1.68% 2.06% 3.72%
Number of salaries quoted 345 736 1,713
Median annual salary £67,500 £77,500 £70,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -12.90% +10.71% +3.70%
10th Percentile £45,000 £47,875 £42,500
90th Percentile £115,000 £115,000 £100,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £70,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year -35.71% +27.27% +22.22%

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 20,180 40,226 53,555
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 27.13% 27.59% 30.43%
Number of salaries quoted 16,462 32,992 43,658
Median annual salary £55,000 £52,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.77% +4.00% +5.26%
10th Percentile £32,500 £31,250 £31,250
90th Percentile £88,750 £85,000 £81,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - +5.88%

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 16 July 2020.

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 16 July 2020. 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 -3 325 £66,250 -17.19% 23
London -2 294 £70,000 -12.50% 18
Work from Home +38 74 £57,500 -25.81% 6
UK excluding London +98 37 £45,000 -35.71% 5
South East +47 14 £42,500 -39.29%
East of England +89 9 - - 1
North of England +146 5 £107,500 +38.71% 3
Northern Ireland +23 4 £45,000 -35.71%
Yorkshire +108 3 £107,500 -2.27%
South West +80 3 £58,750 +2.17% 1
North West +100 2 £85,000 +70.00% 3
Scotland +84 1 £57,500 +0.66%
Wales - 1 £40,000 -

For the 6 months to 16 July 2020, 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.

1 154 (45.43%) Java
2 129 (38.05%) Agile Software Development
3 122 (35.99%) DevOps
4 88 (25.96%) Finance
5 84 (24.78%) Microservices
6 81 (23.89%) Azure
7 79 (23.30%) Python
8 77 (22.71%) Docker
9 74 (21.83%) Fintech
10 72 (21.24%) Software Engineering
11 68 (20.06%) Kubernetes
11 68 (20.06%) AWS
12 64 (18.88%) Distributed Ledger
13 63 (18.58%) JavaScript
14 59 (17.40%) R3 Corda
15 58 (17.11%) Artificial Intelligence
15 58 (17.11%) Kotlin
16 55 (16.22%) Scrum
17 51 (15.04%) SQL
18 50 (14.75%) Linux
19 47 (13.86%) .NET
19 47 (13.86%) GCP
20 46 (13.57%) Node.js
20 46 (13.57%) Web Services
21 41 (12.09%) Terraform
21 41 (12.09%) Machine Learning
22 40 (11.80%) Cryptocurrency
23 39 (11.50%) Data Modelling
24 38 (11.21%) Banking
25 37 (10.91%) Degree

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 22 (6.49%) Confluence
2 16 (4.72%) Ethereum
3 14 (4.13%) Elasticsearch
4 13 (3.83%) Hyperledger
5 9 (2.65%) Apache Spark
6 2 (0.59%) JBoss
7 1 (0.29%) Apache Solr
Applications
1 5 (1.47%) Microsoft Office
2 4 (1.18%) Microsoft Excel
2 4 (1.18%) Microsoft Project
2 4 (1.18%) MS Visio
3 2 (0.59%) InVision
3 2 (0.59%) Sketch
Business Applications
1 64 (18.88%) Distributed Ledger
2 59 (17.40%) R3 Corda
3 2 (0.59%) Payment Gateway
3 2 (0.59%) SAP S/4HANA
3 2 (0.59%) SAP WM
4 1 (0.29%) Ripple
4 1 (0.29%) SAP LE
Cloud Services
1 81 (23.89%) Azure
2 68 (20.06%) AWS
3 47 (13.86%) GCP
4 27 (7.96%) Serverless
5 19 (5.60%) SaaS
6 14 (4.13%) Heroku
7 10 (2.95%) GitHub
8 7 (2.06%) Amazon SQS
9 6 (1.77%) Amazon EKS
9 6 (1.77%) Power Platform
10 5 (1.47%) Datadog
10 5 (1.47%) PaaS
11 4 (1.18%) iPaaS
12 3 (0.88%) AWS CloudFormation
12 3 (0.88%) AWS Lambda
12 3 (0.88%) Cloud Computing
12 3 (0.88%) TestFlight
13 2 (0.59%) G Suite
13 2 (0.59%) Office 365
14 1 (0.29%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 6 (1.77%) Internet
2 2 (0.59%) 5G
2 2 (0.59%) Firewall
2 2 (0.59%) LTE
2 2 (0.59%) MPLS
2 2 (0.59%) TCP/IP
2 2 (0.59%) Unified Communications
2 2 (0.59%) WAN
3 1 (0.29%) HTTP
3 1 (0.29%) IPFS
3 1 (0.29%) Kerberos
3 1 (0.29%) WebEx
Database & Business Intelligence
1 31 (9.14%) NoSQL
2 25 (7.37%) MongoDB
3 22 (6.49%) Big Data
4 19 (5.60%) PostgreSQL
5 17 (5.01%) SQL Server
6 14 (4.13%) Redis
7 11 (3.24%) Azure SQL Database
7 11 (3.24%) Hadoop
8 9 (2.65%) Apache Hive
8 9 (2.65%) BigQuery
8 9 (2.65%) Looker
9 8 (2.36%) Amazon Redshift
9 8 (2.36%) QlikView
10 7 (2.06%) Apache Cassandra
11 6 (1.77%) Amazon Aurora
11 6 (1.77%) Power BI
11 6 (1.77%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 6 (1.77%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 5 (1.47%) Cosmos DB
12 5 (1.47%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 33 (9.73%) JIRA
2 24 (7.08%) Selenium
3 21 (6.19%) Git (software)
4 10 (2.95%) JMeter
5 9 (2.65%) LoadRunner
5 9 (2.65%) webpack
6 8 (2.36%) Jasmine
6 8 (2.36%) Jenkins
6 8 (2.36%) NUnit
6 8 (2.36%) TestRail
7 7 (2.06%) Visual Studio
8 6 (1.77%) Visual Studio Code
9 4 (1.18%) CircleCI
9 4 (1.18%) gulp
9 4 (1.18%) Team Foundation Server
10 3 (0.88%) Bitbucket
10 3 (0.88%) Cucumber
10 3 (0.88%) Xcode
11 2 (0.59%) CMake
11 2 (0.59%) Mocha
General
1 88 (25.96%) Finance
2 38 (11.21%) Banking
3 26 (7.67%) Retail
4 21 (6.19%) Games
5 7 (2.06%) Marketing
6 2 (0.59%) Advertising
6 2 (0.59%) Investment Banking
6 2 (0.59%) Manufacturing
6 2 (0.59%) Telecoms
7 1 (0.29%) Corporate Banking
7 1 (0.29%) Local Government
7 1 (0.29%) Music Industry
Job Titles
1 125 (36.87%) Developer
2 44 (12.98%) Blockchain Developer
3 38 (11.21%) Java Developer
4 35 (10.32%) Software Engineer
5 34 (10.03%) DevOps Engineer
6 25 (7.37%) Senior Developer
7 19 (5.60%) Blockchain Engineer
8 17 (5.01%) Architect
9 16 (4.72%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
10 13 (3.83%) Consultant
11 11 (3.24%) Lead Developer
11 11 (3.24%) React Developer
12 10 (2.95%) Blockchain Lead
12 10 (2.95%) QA Engineer
13 9 (2.65%) .NET Developer
13 9 (2.65%) Chief Technology Officer
13 9 (2.65%) Lead Java Developer
13 9 (2.65%) Product Manager
14 8 (2.36%) Senior Software Engineer
14 8 (2.36%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 47 (13.86%) .NET
2 46 (13.57%) Node.js
2 46 (13.57%) Web Services
3 34 (10.03%) RESTful
4 32 (9.44%) OAuth
4 32 (9.44%) OAuth2
4 32 (9.44%) React
5 30 (8.85%) AngularJS
6 26 (7.67%) REST
7 21 (6.19%) .NET Core
8 18 (5.31%) HTML
8 18 (5.31%) Spring
9 16 (4.72%) Kafka
10 15 (4.42%) Spring Boot
11 14 (4.13%) .NET Framework
12 13 (3.83%) GraphQL
13 11 (3.24%) CSS
14 10 (2.95%) HTML5
14 10 (2.95%) Jest
14 10 (2.95%) React Native
Miscellaneous
1 27 (7.96%) Bitcoin
2 19 (5.60%) Analytical Skills
2 19 (5.60%) User Experience
3 18 (5.31%) Greenfield Project
4 15 (4.42%) Algorithms
5 12 (3.54%) Cloud Native
5 12 (3.54%) Virtual Team
6 11 (3.24%) Renewable Energy
7 10 (2.95%) Mobile App
8 9 (2.65%) Management Information System
9 7 (2.06%) Enterprise Software
9 7 (2.06%) Self-Motivation
10 6 (1.77%) Augmented Reality
10 6 (1.77%) Linux Command Line
11 5 (1.47%) Robotics
12 4 (1.18%) Internet of Things
13 3 (0.88%) Graphic Design
13 3 (0.88%) Hedge funds
13 3 (0.88%) Industrial Internet of Things
13 3 (0.88%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 50 (14.75%) Linux
2 10 (2.95%) Apple iOS
2 10 (2.95%) Windows
3 9 (2.65%) Android
4 6 (1.77%) Unix
5 1 (0.29%) Mac OS
5 1 (0.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (0.29%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 129 (38.05%) Agile Software Development
2 122 (35.99%) DevOps
3 84 (24.78%) Microservices
4 74 (21.83%) Fintech
5 72 (21.24%) Software Engineering
6 58 (17.11%) Artificial Intelligence
7 55 (16.22%) Scrum
8 41 (12.09%) Machine Learning
9 40 (11.80%) Cryptocurrency
10 39 (11.50%) Data Modelling
11 37 (10.91%) Infrastructure as Code
12 32 (9.44%) B2B
13 30 (8.85%) Analytics
14 29 (8.55%) Data Integration
14 29 (8.55%) Data Transformation
14 29 (8.55%) Identity Access Management
14 29 (8.55%) Project Management
15 26 (7.67%) TDD
16 25 (7.37%) Test Automation
17 23 (6.78%) Cryptography
Programming Languages
1 154 (45.43%) Java
2 79 (23.30%) Python
3 63 (18.58%) JavaScript
4 58 (17.11%) Kotlin
5 51 (15.04%) SQL
6 35 (10.32%) Go
7 32 (9.44%) C#
8 23 (6.78%) C++
9 17 (5.01%) TypeScript
10 14 (4.13%) Scala
11 13 (3.83%) Solidity
12 9 (2.65%) Java 8
13 8 (2.36%) C
13 8 (2.36%) ES6
14 6 (1.77%) T-SQL
15 5 (1.47%) PHP
16 4 (1.18%) Rust
17 3 (0.88%) Apple Swift
18 2 (0.59%) Bash Shell
18 2 (0.59%) F#
Qualifications
1 37 (10.91%) Degree
2 19 (5.60%) PhD
3 11 (3.24%) Computer Science Degree
4 7 (2.06%) Numerate Degree
5 5 (1.47%) ISEB
6 4 (1.18%) CBAP
6 4 (1.18%) IIBA
7 2 (0.59%) OSCP
7 2 (0.59%) PMP
7 2 (0.59%) Security Cleared
7 2 (0.59%) TOGAF Certification
8 1 (0.29%) AWS Certification
8 1 (0.29%) CREST Certified
8 1 (0.29%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 30 (8.85%) QA
2 3 (0.88%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (0.59%) PMO
4 1 (0.29%) ISO 8583
4 1 (0.29%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.29%) PSD2
System Software
1 77 (22.71%) Docker
2 2 (0.59%) Virtual Machines
3 1 (0.29%) Apache ZooKeeper
Systems Management
1 68 (20.06%) Kubernetes
2 41 (12.09%) Terraform
3 20 (5.90%) Ansible
4 8 (2.36%) HP Quality Center
5 7 (2.06%) Istio
6 6 (1.77%) Prometheus
7 5 (1.47%) Grafana
7 5 (1.47%) Puppet
8 4 (1.18%) Opscode Chef
9 3 (0.88%) Graphite
10 2 (0.59%) Amdocs OSS
11 1 (0.29%) Docker Swarm
11 1 (0.29%) Hadoop YARN
11 1 (0.29%) Kibana
11 1 (0.29%) Nessus
Vendors
1 16 (4.72%) Oracle
2 13 (3.83%) Microsoft
3 8 (2.36%) HP
3 8 (2.36%) Tableau
3 8 (2.36%) Xamarin
4 7 (2.06%) Google
4 7 (2.06%) Splunk
5 4 (1.18%) Apple
6 3 (0.88%) Automation Anywhere
6 3 (0.88%) Blue Prism
6 3 (0.88%) Salesforce.com
6 3 (0.88%) SAP
7 2 (0.59%) Amdocs
7 2 (0.59%) Atlassian
7 2 (0.59%) Cognizant
7 2 (0.59%) Guidewire
7 2 (0.59%) HubSpot
7 2 (0.59%) NetCracker
8 1 (0.29%) CyberSource
8 1 (0.29%) Red Hat