Period
to 18 September 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 18 September 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Blockchain
UK
6 months to
18 Sep 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 438 518 310
Rank change year-on-year +80 -208 +305
Permanent jobs citing Blockchain 272 723 1,847
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.54% 0.51% 1.10%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 1.90% 1.88% 3.70%
Number of salaries quoted 303 656 1,550
Median annual salary £70,000 £77,500 £70,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -9.68% +10.71% +12.00%
10th Percentile £48,750 £48,250 £42,500
90th Percentile £120,000 £112,500 £100,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £57,124 £55,000
% change year-on-year -25.60% +3.86% +22.22%

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 14,281 38,358 49,923
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 28.26% 27.09% 29.76%
Number of salaries quoted 11,858 31,320 40,713
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 £31,250 £31,250
90th Percentile £90,000 £85,000 £82,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - +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 18 September 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 18 September 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 +59 263 £67,500 -12.90% 34
London +48 245 £67,500 -15.63% 17
Work from Home +58 80 £60,000 -20.00% 24
UK excluding London +193 16 £42,500 -25.60% 18
South East +124 9 £42,500 -22.73% 4
North of England +182 3 £115,000 +24.32% 8
East of England +138 3 - - 1
North West +129 2 £85,000 +70.00% 8
Yorkshire +138 1 £115,000 +4.55%
Wales - 1 £40,000 -

For the 6 months to 18 September 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.

1 131 (48.16%) Java
2 97 (35.66%) DevOps
3 89 (32.72%) Microservices
3 89 (32.72%) Azure
4 85 (31.25%) Agile Software Development
5 71 (26.10%) Finance
6 68 (25.00%) Software Engineering
7 65 (23.90%) AWS
8 62 (22.79%) JavaScript
8 62 (22.79%) Python
9 60 (22.06%) R3 Corda
10 59 (21.69%) Distributed Ledger
10 59 (21.69%) Web Services
10 59 (21.69%) Fintech
11 56 (20.59%) Kotlin
12 52 (19.12%) Docker
12 52 (19.12%) SQL
13 49 (18.01%) OAuth
13 49 (18.01%) OAuth2
14 48 (17.65%) Kubernetes
15 46 (16.91%) Data Modelling
15 46 (16.91%) B2B
16 45 (16.54%) .NET
17 44 (16.18%) Degree
18 43 (15.81%) Artificial Intelligence
19 40 (14.71%) Identity Access Management
20 37 (13.60%) Data Transformation
20 37 (13.60%) Node.js
20 37 (13.60%) Banking
20 37 (13.60%) Data Integration

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 (6.25%) Apache Spark
2 14 (5.15%) Confluence
3 12 (4.41%) Elasticsearch
4 11 (4.04%) Ethereum
5 6 (2.21%) Hyperledger
6 3 (1.10%) Anypoint
7 2 (0.74%) Exchange Server 2007
7 2 (0.74%) Exchange Server 2010
7 2 (0.74%) MS Exchange
8 1 (0.37%) Apache Solr
8 1 (0.37%) JBoss
Applications
1 7 (2.57%) Microsoft Office
2 5 (1.84%) Microsoft Excel
3 4 (1.47%) Microsoft Project
3 4 (1.47%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.37%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 60 (22.06%) R3 Corda
2 59 (21.69%) Distributed Ledger
3 2 (0.74%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 89 (32.72%) Azure
2 65 (23.90%) AWS
3 35 (12.87%) GCP
4 21 (7.72%) Serverless
5 12 (4.41%) SaaS
6 9 (3.31%) Azure Active Directory
7 8 (2.94%) Heroku
8 6 (2.21%) Amazon SQS
8 6 (2.21%) GitHub
9 5 (1.84%) Amazon EKS
9 5 (1.84%) Power Platform
10 4 (1.47%) AWS Lambda
11 3 (1.10%) Apigee
11 3 (1.10%) DigitalOcean
11 3 (1.10%) PaaS
11 3 (1.10%) TestFlight
12 2 (0.74%) Datadog
13 1 (0.37%) Amazon Kinesis
13 1 (0.37%) AWS CloudFormation
13 1 (0.37%) iPaaS
Communications & Networking
1 12 (4.41%) TCP/IP
2 10 (3.68%) HTTP
2 10 (3.68%) Kerberos
3 3 (1.10%) Firewall
3 3 (1.10%) Internet
3 3 (1.10%) SSH
3 3 (1.10%) SSL
3 3 (1.10%) WAN
4 2 (0.74%) 5G
4 2 (0.74%) LAN
4 2 (0.74%) LTE
4 2 (0.74%) VPN
5 1 (0.37%) HTTPS
5 1 (0.37%) Network Security
5 1 (0.37%) Parlay
Database & Business Intelligence
1 30 (11.03%) Big Data
2 25 (9.19%) NoSQL
3 22 (8.09%) MongoDB
4 17 (6.25%) Hadoop
5 16 (5.88%) Apache Hive
6 15 (5.51%) Amazon Redshift
6 15 (5.51%) QlikView
7 14 (5.15%) SQL Server
8 12 (4.41%) Redis
9 9 (3.31%) PostgreSQL
10 8 (2.94%) Apache Cassandra
10 8 (2.94%) BigQuery
10 8 (2.94%) Looker
11 7 (2.57%) MySQL
12 6 (2.21%) Azure SQL Database
13 5 (1.84%) Amazon Aurora
13 5 (1.84%) Power BI
13 5 (1.84%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 5 (1.84%) SQL Server Integration Services
14 4 (1.47%) Cosmos DB
Development Applications
1 20 (7.35%) Git (software)
2 18 (6.62%) JIRA
2 18 (6.62%) Selenium
3 11 (4.04%) JMeter
4 10 (3.68%) LoadRunner
5 6 (2.21%) NUnit
5 6 (2.21%) TestRail
5 6 (2.21%) Visual Studio
5 6 (2.21%) webpack
6 5 (1.84%) Gatling
6 5 (1.84%) Jenkins
6 5 (1.84%) Visual Studio Code
7 4 (1.47%) Team Foundation Server
8 3 (1.10%) gulp
8 3 (1.10%) Xcode
9 2 (0.74%) CMake
9 2 (0.74%) Cucumber
9 2 (0.74%) Jasmine
9 2 (0.74%) Mocha
9 2 (0.74%) Protractor
General
1 71 (26.10%) Finance
2 37 (13.60%) Banking
3 16 (5.88%) Games
4 10 (3.68%) Retail
5 6 (2.21%) Marketing
6 4 (1.47%) Manufacturing
7 3 (1.10%) Law
7 3 (1.10%) Telecoms
8 1 (0.37%) Aerospace
8 1 (0.37%) Investment Banking
8 1 (0.37%) Legal
8 1 (0.37%) Music Industry
8 1 (0.37%) Online Betting
8 1 (0.37%) Public Sector
Job Titles
1 90 (33.09%) Developer
2 37 (13.60%) Software Engineer
3 29 (10.66%) Blockchain Developer
4 27 (9.93%) Architect
5 20 (7.35%) Java Developer
6 19 (6.99%) DevOps Engineer
7 16 (5.88%) Solutions Architect
8 15 (5.51%) Data Scientist
8 15 (5.51%) Senior Data Scientist
9 14 (5.15%) Senior Developer
10 13 (4.78%) .NET Developer
11 11 (4.04%) C# Developer
11 11 (4.04%) Full Stack Developer
12 10 (3.68%) Blockchain Architect
12 10 (3.68%) Consultant
12 10 (3.68%) React Developer
13 9 (3.31%) Tester
14 8 (2.94%) C# .NET Developer
14 8 (2.94%) F# Developer
14 8 (2.94%) Senior Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 59 (21.69%) Web Services
2 49 (18.01%) OAuth
2 49 (18.01%) OAuth2
3 45 (16.54%) .NET
4 37 (13.60%) Node.js
5 28 (10.29%) React
6 25 (9.19%) RESTful
7 21 (7.72%) AngularJS
7 21 (7.72%) HTML
8 18 (6.62%) .NET Core
9 17 (6.25%) Spring Boot
10 16 (5.88%) TensorFlow
11 15 (5.51%) Keras
11 15 (5.51%) scikit-learn
12 13 (4.78%) Kafka
12 13 (4.78%) REST
13 11 (4.04%) .NET Framework
14 9 (3.31%) GraphQL
14 9 (3.31%) OpenID
14 9 (3.31%) SAML
Miscellaneous
1 20 (7.35%) Algorithms
2 16 (5.88%) Management Information System
3 12 (4.41%) Bitcoin
3 12 (4.41%) Renewable Energy
4 11 (4.04%) Virtual Team
5 9 (3.31%) Cloud Native
5 9 (3.31%) Enterprise Cloud
5 9 (3.31%) Greenfield Project
5 9 (3.31%) Mobile App
6 8 (2.94%) User Experience
7 5 (1.84%) Analytical Skills
7 5 (1.84%) Augmented Reality
7 5 (1.84%) Enterprise Software
8 4 (1.47%) Reinsurance
9 3 (1.10%) Digital Currency
9 3 (1.10%) Self-Motivation
9 3 (1.10%) Social Media
10 2 (0.74%) Cyber Defence
10 2 (0.74%) Derivative
10 2 (0.74%) Internet of Things
Operating Systems
1 24 (8.82%) Linux
2 9 (3.31%) Apple iOS
3 8 (2.94%) Unix
3 8 (2.94%) Windows
4 6 (2.21%) Android
5 2 (0.74%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (0.74%) Windows 7
5 2 (0.74%) Windows 8
6 1 (0.37%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 97 (35.66%) DevOps
2 89 (32.72%) Microservices
3 85 (31.25%) Agile Software Development
4 68 (25.00%) Software Engineering
5 59 (21.69%) Fintech
6 46 (16.91%) B2B
6 46 (16.91%) Data Modelling
7 43 (15.81%) Artificial Intelligence
8 40 (14.71%) Identity Access Management
9 37 (13.60%) Data Integration
9 37 (13.60%) Data Transformation
10 29 (10.66%) Analytics
11 28 (10.29%) Machine Learning
12 27 (9.93%) Cryptocurrency
13 25 (9.19%) Scrum
14 24 (8.82%) Cryptography
14 24 (8.82%) Mathematics
15 22 (8.09%) Data Security
16 20 (7.35%) Project Management
16 20 (7.35%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 131 (48.16%) Java
2 62 (22.79%) JavaScript
2 62 (22.79%) Python
3 56 (20.59%) Kotlin
4 52 (19.12%) SQL
5 30 (11.03%) C#
6 24 (8.82%) Go
7 20 (7.35%) Scala
8 18 (6.62%) C++
9 13 (4.78%) TypeScript
10 8 (2.94%) F#
10 8 (2.94%) Solidity
11 5 (1.84%) C
11 5 (1.84%) PHP
11 5 (1.84%) T-SQL
12 4 (1.47%) Rust
13 3 (1.10%) Apple Swift
13 3 (1.10%) ES6
13 3 (1.10%) Ruby
14 2 (0.74%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 44 (16.18%) Degree
2 27 (9.93%) PhD
3 7 (2.57%) Numerate Degree
4 6 (2.21%) ISEB
5 5 (1.84%) Computer Science Degree
6 4 (1.47%) CBAP
6 4 (1.47%) IIBA
7 2 (0.74%) A+ Certification
7 2 (0.74%) CISM
7 2 (0.74%) CISSP
7 2 (0.74%) Security Cleared
8 1 (0.37%) CISA
8 1 (0.37%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 25 (9.19%) QA
2 1 (0.37%) GDPR
2 1 (0.37%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (0.37%) NIST
2 1 (0.37%) NIST 800
2 1 (0.37%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 52 (19.12%) Docker
2 12 (4.41%) Active Directory
3 3 (1.10%) Virtual Machines
4 1 (0.37%) Apache ZooKeeper
Systems Management
1 48 (17.65%) Kubernetes
2 25 (9.19%) Terraform
3 18 (6.62%) Ansible
4 12 (4.41%) Single Sign-On
5 8 (2.94%) Istio
6 6 (2.21%) HP Quality Center
7 5 (1.84%) Prometheus
8 4 (1.47%) Puppet
9 2 (0.74%) Grafana
9 2 (0.74%) Opscode Chef
10 1 (0.37%) CASB
10 1 (0.37%) Hadoop YARN
Vendors
1 17 (6.25%) Microsoft
2 15 (5.51%) Tableau
3 11 (4.04%) Oracle
4 7 (2.57%) Xamarin
5 6 (2.21%) HP
6 5 (1.84%) Splunk
7 4 (1.47%) Guidewire
7 4 (1.47%) SAP
8 3 (1.10%) Apple
8 3 (1.10%) Centrify
8 3 (1.10%) CyberArk
8 3 (1.10%) Google
8 3 (1.10%) OneLogin
9 2 (0.74%) Progress
9 2 (0.74%) Red Hat
10 1 (0.37%) Cisco
10 1 (0.37%) F5
10 1 (0.37%) MuleSoft
10 1 (0.37%) Palo Alto
10 1 (0.37%) Salesforce.com