Period
to 2 December 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 2 December 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Blockchain
UK
6 months to
2 Dec 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 472 546 374
Rank change year-on-year +74 -172 +176
Permanent jobs citing Blockchain 262 617 1,367
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.47% 0.46% 0.85%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 1.65% 1.70% 2.94%
Number of salaries quoted 304 559 1,099
Median annual salary £76,250 £75,000 £70,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.67% +7.14% +12.00%
10th Percentile £50,000 £45,000 £42,500
90th Percentile £115,000 £105,000 £107,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £70,000 £55,000 £57,500
% change year-on-year +27.27% -4.35% +15.00%

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 15,842 36,379 46,519
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 28.16% 27.11% 29.09%
Number of salaries quoted 13,476 30,007 38,320
Median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% +5.26%
10th Percentile £33,750 £31,750 £31,250
90th Percentile £87,500 £86,250 £83,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £49,000 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +8.89% - +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 2 December 2020.

Salary histogram for Blockchain in the UK

Blockchain
Top 10 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 2 December 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 +70 251 £75,000 - 27
London +47 239 £75,000 -6.25% 26
Work from Home -10 74 £72,500 +3.57% 11
UK excluding London +169 8 £70,000 +27.27% 3
South East +146 3 £77,500 +44.86% 1
North of England +127 3 £92,500 +76.19%
North West +90 2 £70,000 +86.67%
Yorkshire +90 1 £115,000 +6.98%
South West +90 1 £45,000 -28.00%
Scotland +62 1 £50,000 -12.47% 1

For the 6 months to 2 December 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.

1 125 (47.71%) Java
2 102 (38.93%) Finance
3 78 (29.77%) JavaScript
4 72 (27.48%) AWS
4 72 (27.48%) DevOps
5 71 (27.10%) Agile Software Development
6 66 (25.19%) Microservices
7 64 (24.43%) Software Engineering
8 60 (22.90%) Azure
9 59 (22.52%) Fintech
10 55 (20.99%) Kubernetes
11 53 (20.23%) Web Services
12 52 (19.85%) Python
13 45 (17.18%) Docker
14 44 (16.79%) OAuth
15 39 (14.89%) Degree
15 39 (14.89%) Data Modelling
15 39 (14.89%) SQL
16 38 (14.50%) Linux
16 38 (14.50%) B2B
17 37 (14.12%) OAuth2
17 37 (14.12%) Distributed Ledger
18 35 (13.36%) Node.js
18 35 (13.36%) Artificial Intelligence
19 33 (12.60%) Test Automation
19 33 (12.60%) R3 Corda
20 31 (11.83%) Cryptocurrency
20 31 (11.83%) Identity Access Management
20 31 (11.83%) GCP
20 31 (11.83%) Banking

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 17 (6.49%) Apache Spark
1 17 (6.49%) Confluence
2 12 (4.58%) Ethereum
3 7 (2.67%) Hyperledger
4 3 (1.15%) Anypoint
4 3 (1.15%) Apache
5 2 (0.76%) Elasticsearch
5 2 (0.76%) Exchange Server 2007
5 2 (0.76%) Exchange Server 2010
5 2 (0.76%) MS Exchange
6 1 (0.38%) Apache Solr
6 1 (0.38%) nginx
Applications
1 3 (1.15%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (0.76%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (0.38%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 1 (0.38%) Microsoft Project
3 1 (0.38%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 37 (14.12%) Distributed Ledger
2 33 (12.60%) R3 Corda
3 5 (1.91%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 72 (27.48%) AWS
2 60 (22.90%) Azure
3 31 (11.83%) GCP
4 13 (4.96%) Azure Active Directory
4 13 (4.96%) SaaS
5 7 (2.67%) Apigee
6 6 (2.29%) GitHub
6 6 (2.29%) Serverless
7 5 (1.91%) iPaaS
8 3 (1.15%) DigitalOcean
8 3 (1.15%) Google Play
9 2 (0.76%) AWS Lambda
10 1 (0.38%) Amazon EKS
10 1 (0.38%) Amazon Kinesis
10 1 (0.38%) Amazon SQS
10 1 (0.38%) Heroku
10 1 (0.38%) OpenShift
10 1 (0.38%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 13 (4.96%) TCP/IP
2 11 (4.20%) HTTP
3 10 (3.82%) Kerberos
4 5 (1.91%) Parlay
4 5 (1.91%) VPN
5 3 (1.15%) Firewall
5 3 (1.15%) Network Security
5 3 (1.15%) SSH
5 3 (1.15%) SSL
5 3 (1.15%) WAN
6 2 (0.76%) HTTPS
6 2 (0.76%) IPFS
6 2 (0.76%) LAN
7 1 (0.38%) Peer-to-Peer Networking
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (10.69%) Big Data
2 17 (6.49%) MongoDB
2 17 (6.49%) PostgreSQL
3 13 (4.96%) SQL Server
4 12 (4.58%) Apache Hive
4 12 (4.58%) Hadoop
5 11 (4.20%) Amazon Redshift
5 11 (4.20%) MySQL
5 11 (4.20%) QlikView
5 11 (4.20%) Tableau
6 10 (3.82%) Apache Cassandra
6 10 (3.82%) NoSQL
7 5 (1.91%) Redis
8 2 (0.76%) Amazon RDS
8 2 (0.76%) Apache Ignite
8 2 (0.76%) Data Mining
8 2 (0.76%) LevelDB
8 2 (0.76%) Relational Database
9 1 (0.38%) Azure SQL Database
9 1 (0.38%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 18 (6.87%) JMeter
1 18 (6.87%) LoadRunner
2 17 (6.49%) Git (software)
2 17 (6.49%) JIRA
2 17 (6.49%) Selenium
3 16 (6.11%) Jenkins
4 11 (4.20%) TestRail
5 7 (2.67%) Gatling
5 7 (2.67%) webpack
6 6 (2.29%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 5 (1.91%) Protractor
7 5 (1.91%) SoapUI
8 4 (1.53%) Cucumber
8 4 (1.53%) IntelliJ
9 3 (1.15%) gulp
10 2 (0.76%) Bitbucket
10 2 (0.76%) WebDriver
11 1 (0.38%) Artifactory
11 1 (0.38%) CMake
11 1 (0.38%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 102 (38.93%) Finance
2 31 (11.83%) Banking
3 13 (4.96%) Manufacturing
4 10 (3.82%) Retail
5 7 (2.67%) Marketing
6 6 (2.29%) Games
7 3 (1.15%) Law
7 3 (1.15%) Legal
8 2 (0.76%) Investment Banking
9 1 (0.38%) Aerospace
9 1 (0.38%) Back Office
9 1 (0.38%) Front Office
9 1 (0.38%) iGaming
9 1 (0.38%) Music Industry
9 1 (0.38%) Online Betting
9 1 (0.38%) Public Sector
9 1 (0.38%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 74 (28.24%) Developer
2 31 (11.83%) Architect
2 31 (11.83%) Software Engineer
3 28 (10.69%) Blockchain Developer
4 26 (9.92%) Solutions Architect
5 25 (9.54%) Java Developer
6 16 (6.11%) DevOps Engineer
7 13 (4.96%) Angular Developer
7 13 (4.96%) Senior DevOps
7 13 (4.96%) Technical Architect
7 13 (4.96%) Technical Solutions Architect
8 11 (4.20%) Blockchain Architect
8 11 (4.20%) Data Scientist
8 11 (4.20%) Senior Data Scientist
9 10 (3.82%) Blockchain Lead
9 10 (3.82%) DevOps Engineer - Fintech
9 10 (3.82%) JavaScript Developer
9 10 (3.82%) Tester
10 9 (3.44%) Lead Developer
10 9 (3.44%) QA Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 53 (20.23%) Web Services
2 44 (16.79%) OAuth
3 37 (14.12%) OAuth2
4 35 (13.36%) Node.js
5 24 (9.16%) REST
5 24 (9.16%) Spring Boot
6 23 (8.78%) HTML
6 23 (8.78%) React
7 22 (8.40%) .NET
7 22 (8.40%) Spring
8 21 (8.02%) AngularJS
9 19 (7.25%) RESTful
10 16 (6.11%) TensorFlow
11 13 (4.96%) Hibernate
12 12 (4.58%) HTML5
13 11 (4.20%) Keras
13 11 (4.20%) scikit-learn
14 9 (3.44%) OpenID
14 9 (3.44%) SAML
15 8 (3.05%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 22 (8.40%) Algorithms
2 19 (7.25%) Bitcoin
3 15 (5.73%) Management Information System
3 15 (5.73%) Self-Motivation
4 12 (4.58%) Analytical Skills
4 12 (4.58%) Reinsurance
5 10 (3.82%) User Experience
6 9 (3.44%) Enterprise Cloud
7 8 (3.05%) Cloud Native
7 8 (3.05%) Renewable Energy
8 7 (2.67%) Mobile App
9 5 (1.91%) Digital Currency
9 5 (1.91%) Greenfield Project
10 4 (1.53%) Data Centre
10 4 (1.53%) Online Games
10 4 (1.53%) Virtual Team
11 3 (1.15%) Data Structures
11 3 (1.15%) State Machine
12 2 (0.76%) Cyber Kill Chain
12 2 (0.76%) Cyberattack
Operating Systems
1 38 (14.50%) Linux
2 20 (7.63%) Windows
3 11 (4.20%) Unix
4 8 (3.05%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 3 (1.15%) Android
5 3 (1.15%) Apple iOS
6 2 (0.76%) Windows 7
6 2 (0.76%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 72 (27.48%) DevOps
2 71 (27.10%) Agile Software Development
3 66 (25.19%) Microservices
4 64 (24.43%) Software Engineering
5 59 (22.52%) Fintech
6 39 (14.89%) Data Modelling
7 38 (14.50%) B2B
8 35 (13.36%) Artificial Intelligence
9 33 (12.60%) Test Automation
10 31 (11.83%) Cryptocurrency
10 31 (11.83%) Identity Access Management
11 30 (11.45%) Data Security
12 28 (10.69%) Analytics
12 28 (10.69%) Data Integration
12 28 (10.69%) Data Transformation
13 26 (9.92%) Machine Learning
14 25 (9.54%) Cryptography
14 25 (9.54%) TDD
15 23 (8.78%) Stakeholder Management
16 21 (8.02%) Creative Thinking
Programming Languages
1 125 (47.71%) Java
2 78 (29.77%) JavaScript
3 52 (19.85%) Python
4 39 (14.89%) SQL
5 30 (11.45%) C++
6 26 (9.92%) Kotlin
7 25 (9.54%) Go
8 22 (8.40%) C#
9 16 (6.11%) Scala
10 13 (4.96%) C
10 13 (4.96%) Java 8
11 8 (3.05%) Bash Shell
11 8 (3.05%) Clojure
11 8 (3.05%) F#
11 8 (3.05%) PHP
11 8 (3.05%) Ruby
11 8 (3.05%) Solidity
12 4 (1.53%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 39 (14.89%) Degree
2 20 (7.63%) PhD
3 7 (2.67%) Numerate Degree
4 6 (2.29%) CISSP
5 3 (1.15%) ISEB
6 2 (0.76%) A+ Certification
6 2 (0.76%) ACCA
6 2 (0.76%) CIMA
6 2 (0.76%) CISM
6 2 (0.76%) Computer Science Degree
6 2 (0.76%) Master's Degree
7 1 (0.38%) CBAP
7 1 (0.38%) CISA
7 1 (0.38%) IIBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 30 (11.45%) QA
2 8 (3.05%) NIST
3 5 (1.91%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 2 (0.76%) PCI DSS
5 1 (0.38%) Dodd-Frank
5 1 (0.38%) EMIR
5 1 (0.38%) GDPR
5 1 (0.38%) MiFID
5 1 (0.38%) NIST 800
System Software
1 45 (17.18%) Docker
2 17 (6.49%) Active Directory
3 9 (3.44%) Virtual Machines
4 2 (0.76%) etcd
5 1 (0.38%) Apache ZooKeeper
Systems Management
1 55 (20.99%) Kubernetes
2 28 (10.69%) Ansible
3 20 (7.63%) Terraform
4 12 (4.58%) Single Sign-On
5 11 (4.20%) HP Quality Center
6 10 (3.82%) Puppet
7 8 (3.05%) Istio
8 4 (1.53%) CASB
9 2 (0.76%) Opscode Chef
9 2 (0.76%) Prometheus
10 1 (0.38%) Hadoop YARN
Vendors
1 12 (4.58%) Guidewire
1 12 (4.58%) SAP
2 11 (4.20%) HP
3 8 (3.05%) Microsoft
3 8 (3.05%) Oracle
3 8 (3.05%) Red Hat
4 7 (2.67%) Google
5 3 (1.15%) Centrify
5 3 (1.15%) CyberArk
5 3 (1.15%) OneLogin
5 3 (1.15%) Progress
5 3 (1.15%) Xamarin
6 2 (0.76%) MuleSoft
7 1 (0.38%) Cisco
7 1 (0.38%) Cloudera
7 1 (0.38%) F5
7 1 (0.38%) HubSpot
7 1 (0.38%) Palo Alto
7 1 (0.38%) Remedy
7 1 (0.38%) Splunk