Period
to 13 November 2018

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 13 November 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Blockchain
UK
6 months to
13 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 338 540 1039
Rank change year-on-year +202 +499 +274
Permanent jobs citing Blockchain 1,511 839 188
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.93% 0.47% 0.100%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 3.18% 1.54% 0.34%
Number of salaries quoted 1,163 710 146
UK median annual salary £70,000 £66,250 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.66% +10.42% +4.35%
10th Percentile £42,500 £37,500 £41,250
90th Percentile £106,000 £105,000 £86,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £57,500 £47,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +21.05% -5.00% -13.04%

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 47,490 54,429 55,683
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 29.16% 30.31% 29.58%
Number of salaries quoted 39,076 44,814 47,517
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% - +5.56%
10th Percentile £31,250 £30,000 £28,750
90th Percentile £83,750 £77,500 £76,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.88% - +6.25%

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 13 November 2018.

Salary histogram for Blockchain in the UK

Blockchain
Top 14 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 13 November 2018. 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 +217 1,444 £72,500 +7.41% 174
London +137 1,262 £75,000 +11.11% 142
UK excluding London +182 225 £57,500 +21.05% 36
South East +88 75 £45,000 - 9
South West +25 39 £58,750 -16.07% 3
East of England +53 30 £72,500 -3.33% 9
Scotland -7 30 £42,500 +6.25% 3
North of England +60 23 £55,000 -15.38% 9
North West +23 23 £55,000 -15.38% 5
Midlands +32 15 £72,500 +45.00% 2
West Midlands +52 10 £75,000 +85.76% 1
Northern Ireland - 9 £56,250 - 1
East Midlands +1 5 £52,500 - 1
Channel Islands - 5 £32,500 -

For the 6 months to 13 November 2018, 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.

1 546 (36.14%) Finance
2 530 (35.08%) Java
3 435 (28.79%) Agile Software Development
4 420 (27.80%) JavaScript
5 383 (25.35%) Cryptocurrency
6 351 (23.23%) Python
7 338 (22.37%) Node.js
8 337 (22.30%) Ethereum
9 312 (20.65%) Amazon AWS
10 272 (18.00%) Fintech
11 269 (17.80%) C++
12 264 (17.47%) Bitcoin
13 260 (17.21%) React
14 255 (16.88%) Degree
15 252 (16.68%) Linux
16 244 (16.15%) Software Engineering
16 244 (16.15%) AngularJS
17 237 (15.68%) Docker
17 237 (15.68%) Computer Science
18 219 (14.49%) DevOps
19 214 (14.16%) Smart Contracts
20 213 (14.10%) SQL
21 212 (14.03%) Test Automation
22 211 (13.96%) Banking
23 199 (13.17%) Git (software)
24 194 (12.84%) HTML
25 193 (12.77%) Microsoft Azure
26 190 (12.57%) CSS
27 188 (12.44%) Go
28 183 (12.11%) Solidity

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
1 337 (22.30%) Ethereum
2 34 (2.25%) Hyperledger
3 29 (1.92%) CMS
4 26 (1.72%) Confluence
5 25 (1.65%) Apache
6 24 (1.59%) Elasticsearch
7 22 (1.46%) Apache Spark
8 15 (0.99%) WordPress
9 10 (0.66%) JBoss
10 9 (0.60%) Tomcat
11 8 (0.53%) Mule
12 6 (0.40%) Gunicorn
13 4 (0.26%) IIS
13 4 (0.26%) Jetty
13 4 (0.26%) nginx
13 4 (0.26%) SAS
14 2 (0.13%) Apache Pig
14 2 (0.13%) MS Exchange
14 2 (0.13%) SharePoint
14 2 (0.13%) WebLogic
Applications
1 35 (2.32%) Microsoft Office
2 8 (0.53%) Microsoft Excel
3 6 (0.40%) Photoshop
4 5 (0.33%) Chatbot
5 4 (0.26%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 2 (0.13%) Adobe Illustrator
7 1 (0.066%) InVision
7 1 (0.066%) MS Visio
7 1 (0.066%) OmniGraffle
7 1 (0.066%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 143 (9.46%) Distributed Ledger
2 38 (2.51%) Ripple
3 15 (0.99%) R3 Corda
4 10 (0.66%) Payment Gateway
5 3 (0.20%) SAP S/4HANA
6 2 (0.13%) Quorum
6 2 (0.13%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 2 (0.13%) Workday HCM
Cloud Services
1 312 (20.65%) Amazon AWS
2 193 (12.77%) Microsoft Azure
3 147 (9.73%) GitHub
4 67 (4.43%) Cloud Computing
5 56 (3.71%) Google Cloud Platform
6 55 (3.64%) Amazon EC2
7 50 (3.31%) Amazon S3
8 28 (1.85%) SaaS
9 17 (1.13%) PaaS
10 13 (0.86%) Serverless
11 11 (0.73%) AWS CloudFormation
11 11 (0.73%) Slack
12 8 (0.53%) AWS Lambda
12 8 (0.53%) CloudFront
12 8 (0.53%) npm
12 8 (0.53%) Office 365
13 7 (0.46%) Heroku
14 6 (0.40%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
14 6 (0.40%) IaaS
14 6 (0.40%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 35 (2.32%) NFC
2 31 (2.05%) HTTP
3 26 (1.72%) Peer-to-Peer Networking
4 25 (1.65%) Internet
5 21 (1.39%) Network Security
6 11 (0.73%) Bluetooth
7 10 (0.66%) Skype
7 10 (0.66%) TCP/IP
8 8 (0.53%) Firewall
9 7 (0.46%) DNS
9 7 (0.46%) IPFS
10 4 (0.26%) DHCP
11 3 (0.20%) Reverse Proxy
11 3 (0.20%) Software-Defined Networking
12 2 (0.13%) VPN
13 1 (0.066%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 174 (11.52%) NoSQL
2 110 (7.28%) PostgreSQL
3 106 (7.02%) MySQL
4 99 (6.55%) Big Data
4 99 (6.55%) Redis
5 47 (3.11%) Relational Database
6 37 (2.45%) MongoDB
7 28 (1.85%) SQL Server
8 27 (1.79%) Apache Cassandra
9 25 (1.65%) Hadoop
10 22 (1.46%) Data Warehouse
11 17 (1.13%) Data Mining
12 10 (0.66%) Neo4j
13 8 (0.53%) Amazon DynamoDB
13 8 (0.53%) Power BI
14 7 (0.46%) DB2
14 7 (0.46%) Qlik Sense
14 7 (0.46%) QlikView
15 6 (0.40%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
15 6 (0.40%) VoltDB
Development Applications
1 199 (13.17%) Git (software)
2 60 (3.97%) Jenkins
3 52 (3.44%) Mocha
4 49 (3.24%) Selenium
5 46 (3.04%) Maven
6 44 (2.91%) JIRA
7 30 (1.99%) Protractor
8 28 (1.85%) Gradle
9 26 (1.72%) Cucumber
10 23 (1.52%) JUnit
10 23 (1.52%) TeamCity
11 19 (1.26%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 19 (1.26%) Sonatype Nexus
12 18 (1.19%) Jasmine
13 17 (1.13%) CMake
13 17 (1.13%) SoapUI
14 14 (0.93%) Bitbucket
15 13 (0.86%) Karma Test Runner
16 11 (0.73%) Hudson
16 11 (0.73%) webpack
General
1 546 (36.14%) Finance
2 211 (13.96%) Banking
3 93 (6.15%) Telecoms
4 63 (4.17%) Retail
5 53 (3.51%) Games
5 53 (3.51%) Marketing
6 52 (3.44%) Financial Institution
7 43 (2.85%) Retail Banking
8 34 (2.25%) Front Office
9 31 (2.05%) Electronics
10 25 (1.65%) Investment Banking
11 24 (1.59%) Legal
12 18 (1.19%) Advertising
13 11 (0.73%) Law
14 9 (0.60%) Manufacturing
15 7 (0.46%) Corporate Banking
16 6 (0.40%) Back Office
17 4 (0.26%) Mandarin Language
17 4 (0.26%) Military
17 4 (0.26%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 756 (50.03%) Developer
2 350 (23.16%) Blockchain Developer
3 162 (10.72%) Java Developer
4 153 (10.13%) Senior Developer
5 129 (8.54%) Blockchain Engineer
6 89 (5.89%) DevOps Engineer
7 87 (5.76%) Architect
8 82 (5.43%) Software Engineer
9 70 (4.63%) Node.js Developer
10 68 (4.50%) Backend Developer
11 65 (4.30%) Full Stack Developer
12 64 (4.24%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
13 60 (3.97%) C++ Developer
13 60 (3.97%) Software Developer
14 59 (3.90%) JavaScript Developer
15 53 (3.51%) Python Developer
16 50 (3.31%) React Developer
17 46 (3.04%) Consultant
18 43 (2.85%) Solutions Architect
19 42 (2.78%) Angular Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 338 (22.37%) Node.js
2 260 (17.21%) React
3 244 (16.15%) AngularJS
4 214 (14.16%) Smart Contracts
5 194 (12.84%) HTML
6 190 (12.57%) CSS
7 130 (8.60%) Web Services
8 124 (8.21%) REST
9 106 (7.02%) RESTful
10 97 (6.42%) Spring
11 86 (5.69%) web3js
12 77 (5.10%) .NET
13 65 (4.30%) Truffle
14 62 (4.10%) Jest
14 62 (4.10%) jQuery
15 60 (3.97%) Spring Boot
16 54 (3.57%) J2EE
17 52 (3.44%) HTML5
18 51 (3.38%) WebSockets
19 50 (3.31%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 272 (18.00%) Fintech
2 264 (17.47%) Bitcoin
3 237 (15.68%) Computer Science
4 122 (8.07%) Greenfield Project
5 85 (5.63%) Analytical Skills
6 76 (5.03%) Algorithms
7 69 (4.57%) Self-Motivation
8 68 (4.50%) Data Structures
9 65 (4.30%) User Experience
10 45 (2.98%) Digital Currency
11 39 (2.58%) Litecoin
12 38 (2.51%) Mobile App
12 38 (2.51%) Virtual Team
13 35 (2.32%) Equities
14 30 (1.99%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
15 29 (1.92%) Enterprise Software
16 27 (1.79%) Blog
17 26 (1.72%) Fixed Income
17 26 (1.72%) Mobile Payment
18 25 (1.65%) Hedge funds
Operating Systems
1 252 (16.68%) Linux
2 50 (3.31%) Windows
3 40 (2.65%) Unix
3 40 (2.65%) VMS
4 37 (2.45%) Android
5 32 (2.12%) Apple iOS
6 7 (0.46%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 5 (0.33%) CentOS
7 5 (0.33%) Ubuntu
8 3 (0.20%) Solaris
9 2 (0.13%) Windows Server
9 2 (0.13%) Windows Server 2008
9 2 (0.13%) Windows Server 2012
10 1 (0.066%) Debian
10 1 (0.066%) Mac OS
10 1 (0.066%) Windows 10
10 1 (0.066%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 435 (28.79%) Agile Software Development
2 383 (25.35%) Cryptocurrency
3 244 (16.15%) Software Engineering
4 219 (14.49%) DevOps
5 212 (14.03%) Test Automation
6 171 (11.32%) Artificial Intelligence
7 168 (11.12%) Cryptography
8 166 (10.99%) Front End Development
9 164 (10.85%) TDD
10 159 (10.52%) Machine Learning
11 146 (9.66%) Microservices
12 110 (7.28%) Mathematics
12 110 (7.28%) Open Source
13 101 (6.68%) SDLC
14 98 (6.49%) Scrum
15 85 (5.63%) API Design
15 85 (5.63%) API Development
16 82 (5.43%) Continuous Integration
17 76 (5.03%) Analytics
17 76 (5.03%) Problem-Solving
Programming Languages
1 530 (35.08%) Java
2 420 (27.80%) JavaScript
3 351 (23.23%) Python
4 269 (17.80%) C++
5 213 (14.10%) SQL
6 188 (12.44%) Go
7 183 (12.11%) Solidity
8 141 (9.33%) C#
9 100 (6.62%) ES6
10 86 (5.69%) Ruby
11 80 (5.29%) Scala
12 66 (4.37%) C
13 57 (3.77%) TypeScript
14 56 (3.71%) Java 8
15 55 (3.64%) Bash Shell
16 43 (2.85%) PHP
17 36 (2.38%) Haskell
18 33 (2.18%) Kotlin
19 32 (2.12%) Java 9
19 32 (2.12%) Rust
Qualifications
1 255 (16.88%) Degree
2 118 (7.81%) Computer Science Degree
3 76 (5.03%) PhD
4 46 (3.04%) Master's Degree
5 16 (1.06%) Numerate Degree
6 15 (0.99%) MBA
7 7 (0.46%) Security Cleared
8 6 (0.40%) CFA
8 6 (0.40%) Microsoft Certification
8 6 (0.40%) Postgraduate
9 2 (0.13%) AWS Certification
9 2 (0.13%) CISA
9 2 (0.13%) CISM
9 2 (0.13%) CISMP
9 2 (0.13%) CISSP
9 2 (0.13%) ISACA
9 2 (0.13%) RHCA
9 2 (0.13%) TOGAF Certification
10 1 (0.066%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 1 (0.066%) OSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 74 (4.90%) QA
2 6 (0.40%) Data Quality
3 5 (0.33%) PMO
4 4 (0.26%) MiFID
5 2 (0.13%) EMIR
5 2 (0.13%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 2 (0.13%) SLA
6 1 (0.066%) GDPR
6 1 (0.066%) HIPAA
6 1 (0.066%) HL7
6 1 (0.066%) PSD2
6 1 (0.066%) SEPA
6 1 (0.066%) TARGET2
System Software
1 237 (15.68%) Docker
2 66 (4.37%) Virtual Machines
3 18 (1.19%) VMware Infrastructure
4 5 (0.33%) Active Directory
5 3 (0.20%) iptables
6 2 (0.13%) Apache Flume
6 2 (0.13%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 141 (9.33%) Kubernetes
2 98 (6.49%) Ansible
3 68 (4.50%) Docker Swarm
4 66 (4.37%) Opscode Chef
5 65 (4.30%) Puppet
6 36 (2.38%) Terraform
7 7 (0.46%) Salt
8 4 (0.26%) Consul
8 4 (0.26%) Grafana
8 4 (0.26%) Graphite
8 4 (0.26%) Mesos
9 3 (0.20%) FortiGate
9 3 (0.20%) Red Hat Satellite
10 2 (0.13%) HAProxy
10 2 (0.13%) Marathon
10 2 (0.13%) Oozie
10 2 (0.13%) Packer
10 2 (0.13%) Prometheus
10 2 (0.13%) Rancher
11 1 (0.066%) LiteSpeed
Vendors
1 83 (5.49%) Google
2 51 (3.38%) Microsoft
3 31 (2.05%) Oracle
4 25 (1.65%) Hyperion
5 18 (1.19%) VMware
6 17 (1.13%) Cognizant
7 16 (1.06%) Xamarin
8 12 (0.79%) Atlassian
9 11 (0.73%) Cisco
9 11 (0.73%) Red Hat
9 11 (0.73%) Tableau
10 10 (0.66%) IBM
10 10 (0.66%) Informatica
10 10 (0.66%) SAP
11 9 (0.60%) Facebook
12 7 (0.46%) Sybase
13 6 (0.40%) Chordiant
13 6 (0.40%) Cloudera
13 6 (0.40%) Workday
13 6 (0.40%) WorldPay