Period
to 25 May 2019

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 25 May 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Blockchain
UK
6 months to
25 May 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 462 311 764
Rank change year-on-year -151 +453 +427
Permanent jobs citing Blockchain 889 1,833 436
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.61% 1.05% 0.26%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 2.18% 3.43% 0.83%
Number of salaries quoted 681 1,525 364
UK median annual salary £80,000 £70,000 £70,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +14.29% - -
10th Percentile £46,250 £42,500 £42,500
90th Percentile £117,500 £98,250 £97,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £65,000 £55,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +18.18% +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 40,755 53,404 52,299
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 28.09% 30.71% 30.93%
Number of salaries quoted 33,269 43,825 44,406
UK median annual salary £52,095 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.19% +5.26% -
10th Percentile £31,250 £31,250 £29,750
90th Percentile £85,000 £80,000 £77,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £44,500 £42,000
% change year-on-year +1.12% +5.95% +1.20%

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 25 May 2019.

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 25 May 2019. 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 -153 868 £80,000 +14.29% 76
London -129 674 £80,000 +10.34% 70
UK excluding London +41 205 £65,000 +18.18% 7
South East +86 115 £70,000 +36.59% 4
South West -10 31 £57,500 +4.55%
North of England +40 30 £50,000 +33.33%
North West +29 18 £50,000 +25.00%
Yorkshire +23 12 £110,000 +300.00%
Midlands +24 8 £95,000 +80.95%
West Midlands +23 8 £95,000 +18.75%
Scotland +9 8 £80,000 +45.45% 1
East of England +79 7 £77,500 +34.78% 2
Northern Ireland -39 6 £44,500 +7.88%

For the 6 months to 25 May 2019, 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.

1 336 (37.80%) Agile Software Development
2 329 (37.01%) Finance
3 304 (34.20%) Java
4 258 (29.02%) Artificial Intelligence
5 226 (25.42%) Python
6 211 (23.73%) DevOps
7 210 (23.62%) Fintech
8 208 (23.40%) Amazon AWS
9 166 (18.67%) Microsoft Azure
10 159 (17.89%) Machine Learning
11 156 (17.55%) Degree
12 155 (17.44%) Docker
13 150 (16.87%) Software Engineering
14 122 (13.72%) Banking
14 122 (13.72%) Node.js
15 117 (13.16%) AngularJS
16 116 (13.05%) Analytics
17 115 (12.94%) Big Data
18 112 (12.60%) JavaScript
19 108 (12.15%) Kubernetes
20 106 (11.92%) Analytical Skills
20 106 (11.92%) SQL
21 105 (11.81%) Distributed Ledger
22 103 (11.59%) Open Source
23 91 (10.24%) TDD
24 90 (10.12%) JIRA
24 90 (10.12%) React
25 89 (10.01%) Problem-Solving
25 89 (10.01%) .NET
26 87 (9.79%) Computer Science

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 71 (7.99%) Ethereum
2 58 (6.52%) Hyperledger
3 41 (4.61%) Apache Spark
4 34 (3.82%) Confluence
5 11 (1.24%) Elasticsearch
6 6 (0.67%) WordPress
7 2 (0.22%) Apache
8 1 (0.11%) Apache Pig
8 1 (0.11%) BizTalk Server
8 1 (0.11%) Gunicorn
8 1 (0.11%) JBoss
8 1 (0.11%) OpenStack
8 1 (0.11%) Tomcat
8 1 (0.11%) WebLogic
Applications
1 26 (2.92%) Microsoft Office
2 18 (2.02%) Chatbot
3 10 (1.12%) Microsoft Excel
4 9 (1.01%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 4 (0.45%) Sketch
6 3 (0.34%) Photoshop
7 2 (0.22%) Adobe Illustrator
7 2 (0.22%) InVision
7 2 (0.22%) Spreadsheet
8 1 (0.11%) Adobe XD
8 1 (0.11%) Figma
8 1 (0.11%) Zeplin
Business Applications
1 105 (11.81%) Distributed Ledger
2 36 (4.05%) R3 Corda
3 8 (0.90%) Ripple
4 6 (0.67%) MultiChain
4 6 (0.67%) Quorum
5 1 (0.11%) Payment Gateway
5 1 (0.11%) SAP GTS
5 1 (0.11%) SAP HCM
5 1 (0.11%) SAP HR
5 1 (0.11%) SAP S/4HANA
5 1 (0.11%) SAP SCM
Cloud Services
1 208 (23.40%) Amazon AWS
2 166 (18.67%) Microsoft Azure
3 61 (6.86%) Google Cloud Platform
4 32 (3.60%) GitHub
5 22 (2.47%) Serverless
6 21 (2.36%) SaaS
7 16 (1.80%) AWS Lambda
7 16 (1.80%) Cloud Computing
8 13 (1.46%) Amazon EC2
8 13 (1.46%) Amazon S3
8 13 (1.46%) IaaS
9 9 (1.01%) DigitalOcean
9 9 (1.01%) PaaS
10 8 (0.90%) Trello
11 7 (0.79%) Apigee
12 6 (0.67%) G Suite
12 6 (0.67%) Office 365
12 6 (0.67%) Power Platform
13 5 (0.56%) AWS CloudFormation
13 5 (0.56%) CloudFront
Communications & Networking
1 36 (4.05%) Internet
2 26 (2.92%) NFC
3 16 (1.80%) Peer-to-Peer Networking
4 15 (1.69%) HTTP
5 13 (1.46%) Firewall
5 13 (1.46%) WAN
6 11 (1.24%) IPFS
7 7 (0.79%) LAN
8 6 (0.67%) MPLS
8 6 (0.67%) Network Security
8 6 (0.67%) Unified Communications
9 5 (0.56%) TCP/IP
10 3 (0.34%) Cisco ASA
10 3 (0.34%) FIX Connectivity
10 3 (0.34%) Intrusion Detection
11 1 (0.11%) Skype
11 1 (0.11%) SSH
11 1 (0.11%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 115 (12.94%) Big Data
2 59 (6.64%) NoSQL
3 39 (4.39%) MongoDB
4 35 (3.94%) Hadoop
5 28 (3.15%) MySQL
6 22 (2.47%) Apache Hive
7 18 (2.02%) PostgreSQL
8 15 (1.69%) Apache Cassandra
9 10 (1.12%) SAP HANA
10 8 (0.90%) Redis
10 8 (0.90%) VoltDB
11 7 (0.79%) CockroachDB
11 7 (0.79%) Relational Database
12 6 (0.67%) Electronic Patient Records
12 6 (0.67%) Power BI
13 5 (0.56%) BigQuery
14 4 (0.45%) Amazon RDS
14 4 (0.45%) DTS
14 4 (0.45%) Qlik Sense
14 4 (0.45%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 90 (10.12%) JIRA
2 66 (7.42%) Git (software)
3 56 (6.30%) Jenkins
4 21 (2.36%) Cucumber
5 18 (2.02%) Selenium
6 14 (1.57%) Gradle
7 13 (1.46%) GitLab
7 13 (1.46%) webpack
8 12 (1.35%) Bitbucket
9 11 (1.24%) Team Foundation Server
10 8 (0.90%) JUnit
11 7 (0.79%) Maven
12 5 (0.56%) JMeter
12 5 (0.56%) LoadRunner
12 5 (0.56%) TestRail
13 4 (0.45%) Hudson
13 4 (0.45%) Mocha
13 4 (0.45%) Protractor
13 4 (0.45%) Robot Framework
14 3 (0.34%) Zephyr
General
1 329 (37.01%) Finance
2 122 (13.72%) Banking
3 80 (9.00%) Retail
4 66 (7.42%) Marketing
5 45 (5.06%) Financial Institution
6 34 (3.82%) Telecoms
7 29 (3.26%) Electronics
8 28 (3.15%) Retail Banking
9 23 (2.59%) Law
10 21 (2.36%) Investment Banking
11 17 (1.91%) Advertising
12 10 (1.12%) Games
13 9 (1.01%) Publishing
14 7 (0.79%) Legal
15 6 (0.67%) Front Office
15 6 (0.67%) Manufacturing
16 4 (0.45%) Back Office
16 4 (0.45%) Billing
17 3 (0.34%) Automotive
18 1 (0.11%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 284 (31.95%) Developer
2 84 (9.45%) Java Developer
3 82 (9.22%) Blockchain Developer
4 62 (6.97%) Consultant
5 61 (6.86%) DevOps Engineer
6 50 (5.62%) Senior Developer
7 46 (5.17%) Architect
8 41 (4.61%) Blockchain Engineer
9 40 (4.50%) Senior Consultant
10 38 (4.27%) Analyst
11 37 (4.16%) Project Manager
12 36 (4.05%) Software Engineer
13 30 (3.37%) Python Engineer
13 30 (3.37%) Sales Director
14 28 (3.15%) Technology Director
15 27 (3.04%) Python Developer
16 26 (2.92%) Chief Technology Officer
16 26 (2.92%) E-Commerce Consultant
16 26 (2.92%) Payments Consultant
16 26 (2.92%) Senior Payments Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 122 (13.72%) Node.js
2 117 (13.16%) AngularJS
3 90 (10.12%) React
4 89 (10.01%) .NET
5 81 (9.11%) Spring
6 48 (5.40%) RESTful
7 46 (5.17%) Spring Boot
8 41 (4.61%) HTML
9 40 (4.50%) Web Services
10 39 (4.39%) CSS
11 35 (3.94%) .NET Core
12 31 (3.49%) Smart Contracts
13 29 (3.26%) REST
14 22 (2.47%) Natural Language Processing
15 19 (2.14%) Kafka
16 18 (2.02%) .NET Framework
16 18 (2.02%) ASP.NET
17 17 (1.91%) Elastic Stack
18 15 (1.69%) ASP.NET MVC
19 14 (1.57%) OAuth
Miscellaneous
1 210 (23.62%) Fintech
2 106 (11.92%) Analytical Skills
3 57 (6.41%) Algorithms
4 54 (6.07%) Bitcoin
5 46 (5.17%) Greenfield Project
6 45 (5.06%) Self-Motivation
7 37 (4.16%) Data Structures
8 35 (3.94%) User Experience
9 29 (3.26%) Digital Signage
9 29 (3.26%) Mobile Payment
10 26 (2.92%) Contactless
10 26 (2.92%) EMV
10 26 (2.92%) Smartcard
11 25 (2.81%) Robotics
12 24 (2.70%) Enterprise Software
12 24 (2.70%) Virtual Team
13 18 (2.02%) Internet of Things
14 17 (1.91%) Hedge funds
14 17 (1.91%) Hybrid Cloud
15 16 (1.80%) Cloud Native
Operating Systems
1 74 (8.32%) Linux
2 23 (2.59%) Windows
3 19 (2.14%) Unix
4 12 (1.35%) Android
5 10 (1.12%) Apple iOS
6 3 (0.34%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 336 (37.80%) Agile Software Development
2 258 (29.02%) Artificial Intelligence
3 211 (23.73%) DevOps
4 159 (17.89%) Machine Learning
5 150 (16.87%) Software Engineering
6 116 (13.05%) Analytics
7 103 (11.59%) Open Source
8 91 (10.24%) TDD
9 89 (10.01%) Problem-Solving
10 87 (9.79%) Computer Science
11 86 (9.67%) Cryptography
12 84 (9.45%) Microservices
13 70 (7.87%) Cryptocurrency
14 63 (7.09%) Test Automation
15 60 (6.75%) Cybersecurity
16 57 (6.41%) SDLC
17 53 (5.96%) Technical Architecture
18 51 (5.74%) Product Management
19 49 (5.51%) E-Commerce
20 46 (5.17%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 304 (34.20%) Java
2 226 (25.42%) Python
3 112 (12.60%) JavaScript
4 106 (11.92%) SQL
5 78 (8.77%) C++
6 69 (7.76%) Go
7 66 (7.42%) C#
8 56 (6.30%) Java 8
9 49 (5.51%) Solidity
10 46 (5.17%) Kotlin
11 45 (5.06%) Bash Shell
12 34 (3.82%) Scala
13 31 (3.49%) Java 9
14 29 (3.26%) C
15 18 (2.02%) Shell Script
16 16 (1.80%) TypeScript
17 15 (1.69%) Perl
17 15 (1.69%) Rust
18 9 (1.01%) Haskell
19 8 (0.90%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 156 (17.55%) Degree
2 46 (5.17%) Computer Science Degree
3 16 (1.80%) PhD
4 12 (1.35%) Microsoft Certification
5 10 (1.12%) Master's Degree
5 10 (1.12%) Security Cleared
6 9 (1.01%) MBA
6 9 (1.01%) Numerate Degree
6 9 (1.01%) SC Cleared
7 5 (0.56%) CCIE
7 5 (0.56%) Cisco Certification
8 4 (0.45%) ISEB
9 3 (0.34%) ISTQB
10 1 (0.11%) CCNA
10 1 (0.11%) CCNP
10 1 (0.11%) DBS Check
10 1 (0.11%) IIBA
10 1 (0.11%) PMI Certification
10 1 (0.11%) PMP
10 1 (0.11%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 38 (4.27%) QA
2 9 (1.01%) GDPR
3 5 (0.56%) COBIT
4 4 (0.45%) PSD2
4 4 (0.45%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 2 (0.22%) PMO
5 2 (0.22%) TickIT
6 1 (0.11%) MiFID
System Software
1 155 (17.44%) Docker
2 7 (0.79%) Virtual Machines
3 3 (0.34%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 108 (12.15%) Kubernetes
2 73 (8.21%) Terraform
3 69 (7.76%) Ansible
4 19 (2.14%) Opscode Chef
5 18 (2.02%) Puppet
6 15 (1.69%) Kibana
7 11 (1.24%) Rancher
8 9 (1.01%) Docker Swarm
9 8 (0.90%) Grafana
9 8 (0.90%) Salt
10 6 (0.67%) HAProxy
10 6 (0.67%) Prometheus
11 5 (0.56%) HP Quality Center
12 2 (0.22%) Graphite
13 1 (0.11%) EMC NetWorker
13 1 (0.11%) Rundeck
Vendors
1 37 (4.16%) Microsoft
2 28 (3.15%) Google
3 27 (3.04%) Cognizant
4 26 (2.92%) Hyperion
5 19 (2.14%) Cloudera
6 17 (1.91%) IBM
7 15 (1.69%) Cisco
7 15 (1.69%) F5
8 14 (1.57%) SAP
9 12 (1.35%) Juniper
10 11 (1.24%) Oracle
11 10 (1.12%) Databricks
11 10 (1.12%) Intel
11 10 (1.12%) webMethods
12 9 (1.01%) Splunk
12 9 (1.01%) Tableau
13 8 (0.90%) WSO2
14 6 (0.67%) WorldPay
15 5 (0.56%) Alteryx
15 5 (0.56%) Salesforce.com