Period
to 17 January 2022

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 17 January 2022 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Blockchain
UK
6 months to
17 Jan 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 389 507 566
Rank change year-on-year +118 +59 -132
Permanent jobs citing Blockchain 1,038 261 547
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.83% 0.43% 0.43%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 3.08% 1.54% 1.60%
Number of salaries quoted 451 236 454
10th Percentile £47,500 £50,000 £43,750
25th Percentile £62,500 £59,688 £53,750
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £82,500 £77,500 £77,500
Median % change year-on-year +6.45% - +6.90%
75th Percentile £107,500 £95,000 £95,000
90th Percentile £122,500 £115,000 £109,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £65,500 £60,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year +9.17% +14.29% -8.70%

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 33,660 16,902 34,209
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 26.79% 27.56% 27.11%
Number of salaries quoted 21,455 14,303 28,301
10th Percentile £36,250 £33,750 £32,000
25th Percentile £43,750 £41,250 £38,750
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £60,000 £55,000 £52,500
Median % change year-on-year +9.09% +4.76% -
75th Percentile £77,500 £72,500 £71,250
90th Percentile £95,000 £87,500 £88,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £49,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +2.04% +8.89% -

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 17 January 2022.

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 17 January 2022. 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 +85 822 £82,500 +6.45% 124
London +27 719 £85,000 +9.68% 100
Work from Home -84 222 £80,000 +8.47% 16
UK excluding London -111 88 £65,500 +9.17% 26
North of England -86 37 £65,250 +4.40% 10
North West -56 35 £65,250 -6.79% 8
Midlands - 19 £65,000 - 3
Scotland -36 15 £62,500 +25.00% 2
South East -104 15 £100,000 +29.03% 5
West Midlands - 14 £65,000 - 1
East Midlands - 4 £27,500 - 2
Yorkshire -69 2 - - 2
South West -55 1 £65,000 +44.44% 4
Wales - 1 - -

For the 6 months to 17 January 2022, 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.

1 427 (41.14%) Agile Software Development
2 421 (40.56%) Finance
3 301 (29.00%) Java
4 291 (28.03%) React
5 285 (27.46%) JavaScript
6 262 (25.24%) Software Engineering
7 239 (23.03%) AWS
8 224 (21.58%) Artificial Intelligence
9 222 (21.39%) Cryptocurrency
10 215 (20.71%) Kubernetes
11 206 (19.85%) TypeScript
12 204 (19.65%) DevOps
13 200 (19.27%) Computer Science
14 196 (18.88%) Social Skills
15 194 (18.69%) Mentoring
16 192 (18.50%) Node.js
17 180 (17.34%) Microservices
18 168 (16.18%) Docker
18 168 (16.18%) Full Stack Development
19 161 (15.51%) Ethereum
20 159 (15.32%) Degree
21 150 (14.45%) GCP
22 146 (14.07%) Python
23 133 (12.81%) TDD
24 132 (12.72%) Open Source
25 129 (12.43%) Problem-Solving
26 128 (12.33%) Test Automation
27 125 (12.04%) Azure
28 124 (11.95%) Terraform
29 115 (11.08%) Coaching

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
1 161 (15.51%) Ethereum
2 31 (2.99%) Apache Spark
2 31 (2.99%) Hyperledger
3 25 (2.41%) Confluence
4 12 (1.16%) Apache Pulsar
4 12 (1.16%) LiveCycle
4 12 (1.16%) Mule
5 9 (0.87%) Elasticsearch
6 6 (0.58%) Camunda
6 6 (0.58%) Jetty
7 5 (0.48%) CMS
7 5 (0.48%) MetaMask
8 4 (0.39%) Apache
8 4 (0.39%) Geth
8 4 (0.39%) Jupyter
9 2 (0.19%) Adobe Experience Manager
9 2 (0.19%) EPiServer
9 2 (0.19%) NetWeaver
9 2 (0.19%) nginx
10 1 (0.096%) Cloud Foundry
Applications
1 8 (0.77%) Chatbot
1 8 (0.77%) Sketch
2 6 (0.58%) Photoshop
2 6 (0.58%) Zeplin
3 5 (0.48%) Maple
4 2 (0.19%) Microsoft Excel
5 1 (0.096%) Adobe XD
5 1 (0.096%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 97 (9.34%) Distributed Ledger
2 76 (7.32%) R3 Corda
3 4 (0.39%) SAP S/4HANA
4 3 (0.29%) SAP MDG
5 2 (0.19%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 239 (23.03%) AWS
2 150 (14.45%) GCP
3 125 (12.04%) Azure
4 106 (10.21%) GitHub
5 79 (7.61%) SaaS
6 53 (5.11%) Cloud Computing
7 51 (4.91%) Serverless
8 33 (3.18%) AWS Lambda
9 25 (2.41%) AWS CloudFormation
10 16 (1.54%) Amazon Kinesis
10 16 (1.54%) GitHub Actions
10 16 (1.54%) IaaS
10 16 (1.54%) OpenShift
10 16 (1.54%) PaaS
11 14 (1.35%) Azure Service Bus
12 12 (1.16%) Slack
13 10 (0.96%) Amazon EMR
13 10 (0.96%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
13 10 (0.96%) Figma
14 9 (0.87%) Azure Pipelines
Communications & Networking
1 74 (7.13%) Internet
2 27 (2.60%) HTTP
3 9 (0.87%) Firewall
3 9 (0.87%) TCP/IP
4 4 (0.39%) DNS
5 3 (0.29%) Network Security
5 3 (0.29%) SSL
6 2 (0.19%) Peer-to-Peer Networking
7 1 (0.096%) 5G
7 1 (0.096%) Cisco ASA
7 1 (0.096%) DHCP
7 1 (0.096%) Kerberos
7 1 (0.096%) RFID
7 1 (0.096%) SSH
7 1 (0.096%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 84 (8.09%) PostgreSQL
2 81 (7.80%) Big Data
3 58 (5.59%) NoSQL
4 56 (5.39%) Relational Database
5 48 (4.62%) MongoDB
6 36 (3.47%) Amazon DynamoDB
7 30 (2.89%) SQL Server
8 28 (2.70%) Redis
9 17 (1.64%) Apache Cassandra
10 12 (1.16%) RDBMS
11 10 (0.96%) Event Store
12 8 (0.77%) BigQuery
12 8 (0.77%) Data Lake
13 7 (0.67%) MySQL
14 6 (0.58%) Amazon RDS
14 6 (0.58%) Cloudera CDH
15 5 (0.48%) Hadoop
16 4 (0.39%) Electronic Patient Records
16 4 (0.39%) Oracle Database
16 4 (0.39%) Spark SQL
Development Applications
1 109 (10.50%) Git (software)
2 40 (3.85%) JIRA
3 35 (3.37%) Jenkins
4 34 (3.28%) webpack
5 30 (2.89%) Selenium
6 27 (2.60%) Cucumber
7 26 (2.50%) Octopus Deploy
8 25 (2.41%) CircleCI
9 19 (1.83%) Gradle
10 18 (1.73%) Postman
10 18 (1.73%) TeamCity
11 16 (1.54%) GitLab
12 12 (1.16%) Cypress.io
13 11 (1.06%) Storybook
14 9 (0.87%) Maven
15 8 (0.77%) Bitbucket
15 8 (0.77%) git-flow
16 7 (0.67%) AppVeyor
16 7 (0.67%) Codeship
16 7 (0.67%) Travis CI
General
1 421 (40.56%) Finance
2 196 (18.88%) Social Skills
3 101 (9.73%) Banking
4 78 (7.51%) Public Sector
5 73 (7.03%) Inclusion and Diversity
6 64 (6.17%) Games
7 57 (5.49%) Wholesale Banking
8 48 (4.62%) Legal
8 48 (4.62%) Marketing
9 46 (4.43%) Analytical Skills
10 45 (4.34%) Financial Institution
11 39 (3.76%) Law
12 24 (2.31%) Presentation Skills
13 23 (2.22%) Publishing
14 16 (1.54%) Advertising
14 16 (1.54%) Retail
15 13 (1.25%) Front Office
15 13 (1.25%) Manufacturing
16 12 (1.16%) Telecoms
16 12 (1.16%) Wearables
Job Titles
1 309 (29.77%) Developer
2 161 (15.51%) Software Engineer
3 93 (8.96%) Senior Developer
4 75 (7.23%) Full Stack Developer
5 71 (6.84%) Blockchain Engineer
6 65 (6.26%) Java Developer
7 53 (5.11%) Consultant
8 44 (4.24%) Analyst
8 44 (4.24%) Blockchain Developer
9 42 (4.05%) Senior Full Stack Developer
10 41 (3.95%) Architect
11 38 (3.66%) Senior Software Engineer
12 36 (3.47%) Business Analyst
13 34 (3.28%) Java Engineer
14 33 (3.18%) .NET Developer
15 30 (2.89%) Backend Developer
16 28 (2.70%) Solutions Architect
17 27 (2.60%) Software Developer
18 25 (2.41%) DevOps Engineer
18 25 (2.41%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 291 (28.03%) React
2 192 (18.50%) Node.js
3 101 (9.73%) REST
4 100 (9.63%) Kafka
5 98 (9.44%) Spring
6 90 (8.67%) Smart Contracts
7 82 (7.90%) AngularJS
7 82 (7.90%) CSS
7 82 (7.90%) HTML
8 79 (7.61%) web3js
9 66 (6.36%) GraphQL
10 64 (6.17%) RESTful
11 61 (5.88%) Spring Boot
12 54 (5.20%) .NET
13 44 (4.24%) Hibernate
14 41 (3.95%) Vue.js
15 40 (3.85%) React Native
16 39 (3.76%) SOAP
17 34 (3.28%) JSON
18 32 (3.08%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 103 (9.92%) Algorithms
2 99 (9.54%) User Experience
3 90 (8.67%) Cardano
4 89 (8.57%) Web3
5 68 (6.55%) Virtual Team
6 67 (6.45%) Greenfield Project
7 62 (5.97%) Legacy Code
8 49 (4.72%) Enterprise Software
9 44 (4.24%) Mobile App
10 39 (3.76%) Internet of Things
11 37 (3.56%) Data Structures
12 36 (3.47%) Cloud Native
13 34 (3.28%) Self-Motivation
14 28 (2.70%) Digital Currency
15 27 (2.60%) Blog
16 19 (1.83%) Bitcoin
16 19 (1.83%) Robotics
17 15 (1.45%) Social Media
18 14 (1.35%) Equities
19 13 (1.25%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 36 (3.47%) Apple iOS
2 34 (3.28%) Linux
3 26 (2.50%) Android
4 23 (2.22%) Windows
5 16 (1.54%) Mac OS
6 13 (1.25%) Unix
7 7 (0.67%) Mac OS X
8 1 (0.096%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 427 (41.14%) Agile Software Development
2 262 (25.24%) Software Engineering
3 224 (21.58%) Artificial Intelligence
4 222 (21.39%) Cryptocurrency
5 204 (19.65%) DevOps
6 200 (19.27%) Computer Science
7 194 (18.69%) Mentoring
8 180 (17.34%) Microservices
9 168 (16.18%) Full Stack Development
10 133 (12.81%) TDD
11 132 (12.72%) Open Source
12 129 (12.43%) Problem-Solving
13 128 (12.33%) Test Automation
14 115 (11.08%) Coaching
15 113 (10.89%) Fintech
16 112 (10.79%) Analytics
17 106 (10.21%) Data Science
18 103 (9.92%) Clean Code
19 98 (9.44%) Continuous Integration
20 93 (8.96%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 301 (29.00%) Java
2 285 (27.46%) JavaScript
3 206 (19.85%) TypeScript
4 146 (14.07%) Python
5 113 (10.89%) SQL
6 112 (10.79%) Scala
7 104 (10.02%) Go
8 75 (7.23%) Rust
9 73 (7.03%) Solidity
10 72 (6.94%) C++
11 70 (6.74%) C#
12 63 (6.07%) Kotlin
13 34 (3.28%) C
13 34 (3.28%) Haskell
14 28 (2.70%) Java 8
15 22 (2.12%) Java 11
16 18 (1.73%) ES6
16 18 (1.73%) Ruby
17 15 (1.45%) Bash
18 12 (1.16%) R
Qualifications
1 159 (15.32%) Degree
2 97 (9.34%) Computer Science Degree
3 30 (2.89%) Six Sigma Black Belt
4 20 (1.93%) Master's Degree
5 12 (1.16%) CISM
5 12 (1.16%) CISSP
5 12 (1.16%) PhD
6 11 (1.06%) CISA
7 9 (0.87%) Cisco Certification
7 9 (0.87%) ISEB
7 9 (0.87%) ISTQB
8 8 (0.77%) (ISC)2 CCSP
8 8 (0.77%) CREST Certified
9 2 (0.19%) PMI Certification
9 2 (0.19%) PMP
9 2 (0.19%) SAFe Agilist
10 1 (0.096%) CCNA
10 1 (0.096%) CEH
10 1 (0.096%) SC Cleared
10 1 (0.096%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 74 (7.13%) QA
2 22 (2.12%) Data Quality
3 16 (1.54%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 10 (0.96%) NIST
5 9 (0.87%) Accessibility
6 5 (0.48%) COBIT
7 4 (0.39%) ISO 22301
8 2 (0.19%) GDPR
8 2 (0.19%) GRC
8 2 (0.19%) SOC 2
9 1 (0.096%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 168 (16.18%) Docker
2 29 (2.79%) Virtual Machines
3 9 (0.87%) Hyper-V
3 9 (0.87%) VMware Infrastructure
4 5 (0.48%) Active Directory
4 5 (0.48%) LXC
5 1 (0.096%) Apache ZooKeeper
5 1 (0.096%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 215 (20.71%) Kubernetes
2 124 (11.95%) Terraform
3 24 (2.31%) Ansible
4 9 (0.87%) Grafana
5 8 (0.77%) Kubeflow
6 5 (0.48%) Prometheus
6 5 (0.48%) Rancher
6 5 (0.48%) Sysdig
7 3 (0.29%) Istio
8 2 (0.19%) Puppet
8 2 (0.19%) WebSphere Cast Iron
9 1 (0.096%) Hadoop YARN
9 1 (0.096%) Kibana
9 1 (0.096%) Opscode Chef
9 1 (0.096%) Packer
9 1 (0.096%) SCCM
Vendors
1 97 (9.34%) Google
2 26 (2.50%) Microsoft
3 23 (2.22%) Oracle
4 15 (1.45%) Adobe
4 15 (1.45%) ConsenSys
4 15 (1.45%) SAP
5 12 (1.16%) Spotify
5 12 (1.16%) Talend
6 11 (1.06%) Monax
7 10 (0.96%) MuleSoft
8 9 (0.87%) IBM
8 9 (0.87%) VMware
9 7 (0.67%) Bloomberg
9 7 (0.67%) Red Hat
9 7 (0.67%) Salesforce.com
10 6 (0.58%) Avid
10 6 (0.58%) Charles River
10 6 (0.58%) Cloudera
10 6 (0.58%) Netlify
10 6 (0.58%) Pega