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

Blockchain
UK
6 months to
2 Mar 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 533 607 435
Rank change year-on-year +74 -172 +1
Permanent jobs citing Blockchain 305 470 1,018
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.40% 0.39% 0.68%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 1.51% 1.43% 2.35%
Number of salaries quoted 359 420 847
Median annual salary £77,500 £80,000 £72,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -3.13% +10.34% +3.57%
10th Percentile £50,000 £43,750 £45,000
90th Percentile £97,500 £112,500 £110,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £65,000 £52,500 £67,500
% change year-on-year +23.81% -22.22% +22.73%

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 20,227 32,785 43,276
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 26.83% 27.04% 28.78%
Number of salaries quoted 16,661 27,063 35,983
Median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.76% - +5.00%
10th Percentile £33,750 £32,500 £31,250
90th Percentile £87,500 £88,750 £85,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £48,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +7.78% - +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 March 2021.

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 March 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 +61 287 £80,000 - 53
London +60 276 £80,000 - 45
Work from Home -66 91 £75,000 +7.14% 19
UK excluding London +93 10 £65,000 +23.81% 10
South East +129 4 £65,000 +18.18% 4
North of England +37 2 £70,000 +14.29% 1
Scotland +26 2 £50,000 -14.89% 2
South West +16 2 £62,500 +19.05%
North West +43 1 £70,000 +86.67% 1
Yorkshire +32 1 £55,000 -48.84%

For the 6 months to 2 March 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.

1 152 (49.84%) Finance
2 122 (40.00%) Java
3 99 (32.46%) DevOps
3 99 (32.46%) Kubernetes
4 83 (27.21%) JavaScript
5 82 (26.89%) Linux
6 80 (26.23%) Fintech
7 75 (24.59%) Python
8 71 (23.28%) Docker
9 67 (21.97%) Azure
10 60 (19.67%) AWS
11 58 (19.02%) Agile Software Development
12 57 (18.69%) Test Automation
13 53 (17.38%) Software Engineering
14 49 (16.07%) Cryptocurrency
15 43 (14.10%) Node.js
16 40 (13.11%) Microservices
17 38 (12.46%) C++
17 38 (12.46%) TDD
17 38 (12.46%) QA
18 36 (11.80%) R3 Corda
19 34 (11.15%) REST
20 31 (10.16%) Ansible
20 31 (10.16%) Unix
21 30 (9.84%) Spring
21 30 (9.84%) Artificial Intelligence
21 30 (9.84%) AngularJS
21 30 (9.84%) Distributed Ledger
21 30 (9.84%) Self-Motivation
22 29 (9.51%) Windows

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 23 (7.54%) Confluence
2 19 (6.23%) Ethereum
3 7 (2.30%) Apache Spark
4 4 (1.31%) Hyperledger
5 3 (0.98%) Anypoint
5 3 (0.98%) Apache
5 3 (0.98%) Elasticsearch
6 1 (0.33%) nginx
Applications
1 1 (0.33%) Figma
1 1 (0.33%) InVision
1 1 (0.33%) Sketch
1 1 (0.33%) UXPin
Business Applications
1 36 (11.80%) R3 Corda
2 30 (9.84%) Distributed Ledger
3 4 (1.31%) Payment Gateway
4 1 (0.33%) Quorum
Cloud Services
1 67 (21.97%) Azure
2 60 (19.67%) AWS
3 22 (7.21%) GCP
4 19 (6.23%) SaaS
5 11 (3.61%) Apigee
6 10 (3.28%) Azure Active Directory
7 8 (2.62%) iPaaS
8 5 (1.64%) GitHub
8 5 (1.64%) Pulumi
9 3 (0.98%) Google Play
9 3 (0.98%) Serverless
10 2 (0.66%) Microsoft 365
11 1 (0.33%) Amazon ECS
11 1 (0.33%) Amazon EKS
11 1 (0.33%) AWS Lambda
11 1 (0.33%) IaaS
11 1 (0.33%) OpenShift
11 1 (0.33%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (3.28%) VPN
2 6 (1.97%) Network Security
3 5 (1.64%) Parlay
3 5 (1.64%) TCP/IP
4 4 (1.31%) 5G
4 4 (1.31%) HTTP
4 4 (1.31%) Internet
4 4 (1.31%) WAN
5 3 (0.98%) Firewall
6 2 (0.66%) CHAP
6 2 (0.66%) HTTPS
6 2 (0.66%) IPFS
6 2 (0.66%) Kerberos
7 1 (0.33%) BGP
7 1 (0.33%) DNS
7 1 (0.33%) LAN
7 1 (0.33%) MPLS
7 1 (0.33%) OSPF
7 1 (0.33%) Peer-to-Peer Networking
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (5.90%) MongoDB
2 16 (5.25%) Big Data
3 15 (4.92%) PostgreSQL
4 10 (3.28%) Apache Cassandra
5 9 (2.95%) MySQL
6 8 (2.62%) SQL Server
7 6 (1.97%) NoSQL
8 3 (0.98%) Azure SQL Database
8 3 (0.98%) Redis
9 2 (0.66%) Amazon RDS
9 2 (0.66%) Amazon Redshift
9 2 (0.66%) Apache Hive
9 2 (0.66%) Apache Ignite
9 2 (0.66%) DB2
9 2 (0.66%) Hadoop
9 2 (0.66%) LevelDB
9 2 (0.66%) QlikView
9 2 (0.66%) Relational Database
9 2 (0.66%) Tableau
10 1 (0.33%) Amazon DynamoDB
Development Applications
1 24 (7.87%) JIRA
2 23 (7.54%) Jenkins
2 23 (7.54%) JMeter
2 23 (7.54%) LoadRunner
3 20 (6.56%) Selenium
4 18 (5.90%) TestRail
5 11 (3.61%) Git (software)
6 7 (2.30%) Cucumber
6 7 (2.30%) IntelliJ
7 5 (1.64%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 5 (1.64%) Gatling
7 5 (1.64%) Protractor
7 5 (1.64%) WebDriver
8 4 (1.31%) GitLab
8 4 (1.31%) SoapUI
9 3 (0.98%) Cypress.io
9 3 (0.98%) TeamCity
9 3 (0.98%) webpack
10 2 (0.66%) Bitbucket
10 2 (0.66%) Jasmine
General
1 152 (49.84%) Finance
2 24 (7.87%) Banking
3 16 (5.25%) Manufacturing
4 15 (4.92%) Retail
5 11 (3.61%) Front Office
6 6 (1.97%) Marketing
7 5 (1.64%) Games
8 2 (0.66%) Advertising
8 2 (0.66%) Financial Institution
8 2 (0.66%) Legal
8 2 (0.66%) Music Industry
9 1 (0.33%) Automotive
9 1 (0.33%) Back Office
9 1 (0.33%) iGaming
9 1 (0.33%) Investment Banking
9 1 (0.33%) Law
9 1 (0.33%) Pharmaceutical
9 1 (0.33%) Public Sector
Job Titles
1 99 (32.46%) Developer
2 51 (16.72%) Java Developer
3 43 (14.10%) DevOps Engineer
4 35 (11.48%) Blockchain Developer
5 30 (9.84%) Architect
6 22 (7.21%) Angular Developer
7 19 (6.23%) Solutions Architect
8 18 (5.90%) DevOps Engineer - Fintech
8 18 (5.90%) QA Engineer
9 17 (5.57%) Senior DevOps
10 16 (5.25%) Node.js Developer
10 16 (5.25%) Software Engineer
10 16 (5.25%) Technical Architect
10 16 (5.25%) Technical Solutions Architect
11 12 (3.93%) Senior DevOps Engineer
11 12 (3.93%) Tester
12 11 (3.61%) Full Stack Developer
13 10 (3.28%) C++ Developer
13 10 (3.28%) Security Architect
14 9 (2.95%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 43 (14.10%) Node.js
2 34 (11.15%) REST
3 30 (9.84%) AngularJS
3 30 (9.84%) Spring
4 26 (8.52%) React
5 22 (7.21%) Hibernate
6 21 (6.89%) Web Services
7 20 (6.56%) Kafka
8 18 (5.90%) OAuth
9 16 (5.25%) Spring Boot
10 15 (4.92%) RESTful
11 12 (3.93%) HTML
12 11 (3.61%) CSS
13 10 (3.28%) .NET
13 10 (3.28%) FIX Protocol
14 9 (2.95%) Java EE
14 9 (2.95%) JSON
15 8 (2.62%) OAuth2
16 7 (2.30%) RabbitMQ
16 7 (2.30%) WebSockets
Miscellaneous
1 30 (9.84%) Self-Motivation
2 25 (8.20%) Bitcoin
3 19 (6.23%) Analytical Skills
3 19 (6.23%) PKI
4 15 (4.92%) Reinsurance
5 12 (3.93%) Algorithms
6 11 (3.61%) Management Information System
7 9 (2.95%) User Experience
8 8 (2.62%) Data Centre
9 7 (2.30%) Data Structures
9 7 (2.30%) Greenfield Project
10 5 (1.64%) Mobile App
11 4 (1.31%) Cloud Native
11 4 (1.31%) Internet of Things
12 3 (0.98%) Cyberattack
12 3 (0.98%) Digital Currency
12 3 (0.98%) Online Games
12 3 (0.98%) Virtual Team
13 2 (0.66%) Hybrid Cloud
13 2 (0.66%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 82 (26.89%) Linux
2 31 (10.16%) Unix
3 29 (9.51%) Windows
4 13 (4.26%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 4 (1.31%) Android
5 4 (1.31%) Apple iOS
6 2 (0.66%) AIX
7 1 (0.33%) CentOS
7 1 (0.33%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 99 (32.46%) DevOps
2 80 (26.23%) Fintech
3 58 (19.02%) Agile Software Development
4 57 (18.69%) Test Automation
5 53 (17.38%) Software Engineering
6 49 (16.07%) Cryptocurrency
7 40 (13.11%) Microservices
8 38 (12.46%) TDD
9 30 (9.84%) Artificial Intelligence
10 25 (8.20%) Creative Thinking
10 25 (8.20%) SDET
11 24 (7.87%) Infrastructure as Code
12 23 (7.54%) Analytics
12 23 (7.54%) Load Testing
12 23 (7.54%) Machine Learning
13 20 (6.56%) DevSecOps
13 20 (6.56%) Problem-Solving
14 19 (6.23%) Stakeholder Management
15 18 (5.90%) High Availability
15 18 (5.90%) Low Latency
Programming Languages
1 122 (40.00%) Java
2 83 (27.21%) JavaScript
3 75 (24.59%) Python
4 38 (12.46%) C++
5 24 (7.87%) Go
6 23 (7.54%) SQL
7 22 (7.21%) Java 8
8 20 (6.56%) Bash Shell
9 16 (5.25%) C
9 16 (5.25%) Solidity
10 12 (3.93%) Clojure
11 9 (2.95%) C#
11 9 (2.95%) Ruby
12 8 (2.62%) Kotlin
13 7 (2.30%) MATLAB
13 7 (2.30%) R
14 5 (1.64%) PHP
14 5 (1.64%) TypeScript
15 2 (0.66%) Rust
15 2 (0.66%) Scala
Qualifications
1 23 (7.54%) Degree
2 14 (4.59%) CISSP
3 12 (3.93%) Computer Science Degree
4 5 (1.64%) CISM
5 4 (1.31%) CISA
5 4 (1.31%) Master's Degree
6 2 (0.66%) ACCA
6 2 (0.66%) CGEIT
6 2 (0.66%) CIMA
6 2 (0.66%) FFIEC
6 2 (0.66%) PhD
6 2 (0.66%) SANS
7 1 (0.33%) AWS Certification
7 1 (0.33%) CEH
7 1 (0.33%) CRISC
7 1 (0.33%) ISO 27001 Lead Auditor
7 1 (0.33%) OSCP
7 1 (0.33%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 38 (12.46%) QA
2 19 (6.23%) NIST
3 11 (3.61%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 4 (1.31%) GDPR
5 3 (0.98%) COBIT
6 2 (0.66%) NIST 800
6 2 (0.66%) PCI DSS
7 1 (0.33%) Dodd-Frank
7 1 (0.33%) EMIR
7 1 (0.33%) ISO 22301
7 1 (0.33%) MiFID
System Software
1 71 (23.28%) Docker
2 12 (3.93%) Active Directory
2 12 (3.93%) Virtual Machines
3 2 (0.66%) etcd
Systems Management
1 99 (32.46%) Kubernetes
2 31 (10.16%) Ansible
3 24 (7.87%) Terraform
4 18 (5.90%) HP Quality Center
5 15 (4.92%) Puppet
6 8 (2.62%) CASB
7 3 (0.98%) Prometheus
7 3 (0.98%) Single Sign-On
8 2 (0.66%) Opscode Chef
9 1 (0.33%) FortiGate
9 1 (0.33%) Grafana
9 1 (0.33%) Kibana
Vendors
1 18 (5.90%) HP
2 15 (4.92%) Guidewire
2 15 (4.92%) SAP
3 14 (4.59%) Red Hat
4 10 (3.28%) Google
5 4 (1.31%) Microsoft
6 3 (0.98%) Progress
6 3 (0.98%) Xamarin
7 2 (0.66%) Cisco
7 2 (0.66%) Citrix
7 2 (0.66%) New Relic
7 2 (0.66%) Palo Alto
8 1 (0.33%) Centrify
8 1 (0.33%) CyberArk
8 1 (0.33%) F5
8 1 (0.33%) MuleSoft
8 1 (0.33%) OneLogin
8 1 (0.33%) Oracle
8 1 (0.33%) Remedy
8 1 (0.33%) ServiceNow