Period
to 21 November 2017

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 21 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Blockchain
UK
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 548 1044 1293
Rank change year-on-year +496 +249 +47
Permanent jobs citing Blockchain 859 199 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.47% 0.11% 0.004%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 1.57% 0.36% 0.012%
Number of salaries quoted 720 155 8
UK median annual salary £65,000 £57,500 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +13.04% - -8.00%
10th Percentile £37,500 £41,250 £52,250
90th Percentile £105,000 £86,250 £130,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £57,500
% change year-on-year - -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 54745 56049 68490
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 30.26% 29.67% 31.51%
Number of salaries quoted 45083 47949 57675
UK median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.56% +2.27%
10th Percentile £30,000 £29,000 £28,250
90th Percentile £77,500 £77,500 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +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 21 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Blockchain in the UK

Blockchain
Top 13 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 21 November 2017. 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 +464 814 £65,000 +13.04% 65
London +395 763 £67,500 +8.00% 57
UK excluding London +64 78 £50,000 - 8
Scotland +3 28 £40,000 -
South West +21 18 £55,000 +15.79% 4
Midlands +40 13 £50,000 +5.26%
East Midlands +46 11 £55,000 -8.33%
North of England +17 7 £65,000 +23.81% 2
North West +7 7 £65,000 +23.81%
South East +41 6 £46,250 -7.50%
East of England +9 5 £80,000 +77.78% 2
West Midlands +13 2 £40,375 -15.00%
Wales - 1 £47,500 -

For the 6 months to 21 November 2017, IT jobs citing Blockchain also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads with a requirement for Blockchain.

1 554 (64.49%) Finance
2 332 (38.65%) Banking
3 282 (32.83%) Change Management
4 280 (32.60%) Java
5 270 (31.43%) Fintech
6 267 (31.08%) Agile Software Development
7 210 (24.45%) JavaScript
8 156 (18.16%) Linux
9 147 (17.11%) DevOps
10 145 (16.88%) Ethereum
11 142 (16.53%) Cryptocurrency
12 124 (14.44%) Degree
13 116 (13.50%) Node.js
14 115 (13.39%) AngularJS
15 114 (13.27%) Scrum
16 113 (13.15%) TDD
17 110 (12.81%) Bitcoin
18 109 (12.69%) Computer Science
19 104 (12.11%) HTML
20 102 (11.87%) Python
21 99 (11.53%) Financial Institution
22 95 (11.06%) Machine Learning
23 93 (10.83%) Open Source
24 88 (10.24%) Amazon AWS
24 88 (10.24%) Software Engineering
25 87 (10.13%) C++
26 86 (10.01%) SQL
27 85 (9.90%) React
28 82 (9.55%) Hyperledger
29 81 (9.43%) NoSQL

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
1 145 (16.88%) Ethereum
2 82 (9.55%) Hyperledger
3 22 (2.56%) eris
4 14 (1.63%) Apache Spark
4 14 (1.63%) Confluence
5 13 (1.51%) Apache
5 13 (1.51%) Tomcat
6 9 (1.05%) WebLogic
7 8 (0.93%) JBoss
7 8 (0.93%) Jetty
7 8 (0.93%) WebSphere
8 6 (0.70%) Cloud Foundry
8 6 (0.70%) Elasticsearch
8 6 (0.70%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 6 (0.70%) SharePoint
9 5 (0.58%) WebSphere Application Server
10 4 (0.47%) CMS
10 4 (0.47%) nginx
11 2 (0.23%) OpenStack
12 1 (0.12%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 3 (0.35%) Microsoft Excel
1 3 (0.35%) Photoshop
2 2 (0.23%) LaTeX
2 2 (0.23%) OmniGraffle
3 1 (0.12%) Adobe Illustrator
3 1 (0.12%) Chatbot
3 1 (0.12%) InVision
3 1 (0.12%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 1 (0.12%) Microsoft Project
3 1 (0.12%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 13 (1.51%) R3 Corda
2 9 (1.05%) Dynamics CRM
3 6 (0.70%) Payment Gateway
4 2 (0.23%) RMDS
4 2 (0.23%) Salesforce.com CRM
5 1 (0.12%) Dynamics AX
5 1 (0.12%) Oracle EBS
5 1 (0.12%) Oracle ERP
5 1 (0.12%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 88 (10.24%) Amazon AWS
2 56 (6.52%) Microsoft Azure
3 44 (5.12%) SaaS
4 42 (4.89%) GitHub
5 21 (2.44%) Cloud Computing
6 12 (1.40%) Google Cloud Platform
6 12 (1.40%) IaaS
7 10 (1.16%) PaaS
8 7 (0.81%) Serverless
9 6 (0.70%) Boomi
9 6 (0.70%) Trello
10 5 (0.58%) Bluemix
10 5 (0.58%) Heroku
10 5 (0.58%) IBM Cloud
10 5 (0.58%) Slack
11 4 (0.47%) Datadog
12 3 (0.35%) npm
13 2 (0.23%) Amazon EC2
13 2 (0.23%) Amazon Kinesis
13 2 (0.23%) Azure Machine Learning
Communications & Networking
1 18 (2.10%) TCP/IP
2 9 (1.05%) Firewall
2 9 (1.05%) HTTP
3 7 (0.81%) Internet
4 3 (0.35%) HTTPS
4 3 (0.35%) SNMP
5 2 (0.23%) Peer-to-Peer Networking
5 2 (0.23%) VPN
5 2 (0.23%) Wireless
6 1 (0.12%) DHCP
6 1 (0.12%) DNS
6 1 (0.12%) FTP
6 1 (0.12%) Network Security
6 1 (0.12%) OpenVPN
6 1 (0.12%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 81 (9.43%) NoSQL
2 57 (6.64%) Big Data
3 45 (5.24%) MongoDB
3 45 (5.24%) Relational Database
4 37 (4.31%) MySQL
4 37 (4.31%) PostgreSQL
5 30 (3.49%) RDBMS
6 26 (3.03%) SQL Server
7 25 (2.91%) Hadoop
8 24 (2.79%) Redis
9 23 (2.68%) Apache Cassandra
10 13 (1.51%) CouchDB
11 6 (0.70%) Neo4j
11 6 (0.70%) Oracle Database
11 6 (0.70%) Oracle Database 11g
11 6 (0.70%) SAP HANA
12 5 (0.58%) Amazon DynamoDB
12 5 (0.58%) Couchbase
12 5 (0.58%) NewSQL
12 5 (0.58%) Riak
Development Applications
1 57 (6.64%) Git (software)
2 33 (3.84%) Jenkins
3 31 (3.61%) JIRA
4 29 (3.38%) Maven
5 26 (3.03%) Selenium
6 25 (2.91%) webpack
7 14 (1.63%) Gradle
8 13 (1.51%) Cucumber
9 12 (1.40%) JUnit
10 11 (1.28%) gulp
10 11 (1.28%) HP UFT
11 10 (1.16%) Babel
11 10 (1.16%) Protractor
11 10 (1.16%) SoapUI
12 9 (1.05%) TeamCity
13 8 (0.93%) Sonatype Nexus
14 6 (0.70%) Ant
15 5 (0.58%) Artifactory
15 5 (0.58%) Bitbucket
15 5 (0.58%) Mockito
General
1 554 (64.49%) Finance
2 332 (38.65%) Banking
3 99 (11.53%) Financial Institution
4 37 (4.31%) Publishing
5 28 (3.26%) Marketing
6 22 (2.56%) Games
7 14 (1.63%) Telecoms
8 10 (1.16%) Electronics
8 10 (1.16%) Investment Banking
8 10 (1.16%) Manufacturing
9 8 (0.93%) Legal
10 7 (0.81%) Front Office
10 7 (0.81%) Retail
11 6 (0.70%) Law
12 4 (0.47%) Brand Awareness
13 2 (0.23%) Back Office
13 2 (0.23%) Corporate Banking
13 2 (0.23%) Retail Banking
14 1 (0.12%) Advertising
14 1 (0.12%) Music Industry
Job Titles
1 366 (42.61%) Developer
2 178 (20.72%) Blockchain Developer
3 140 (16.30%) Java Developer
4 72 (8.38%) Analyst
5 63 (7.33%) Blockchain Engineer
6 58 (6.75%) Full Stack Developer
7 54 (6.29%) JavaScript Developer
8 46 (5.36%) Software Developer
9 44 (5.12%) Consultant
10 43 (5.01%) Senior Developer
11 36 (4.19%) Architect
11 36 (4.19%) Software Engineer
12 35 (4.07%) C++ Developer
13 30 (3.49%) Business Analyst
13 30 (3.49%) Java Engineer
13 30 (3.49%) Node.js Developer
14 29 (3.38%) .NET Developer
14 29 (3.38%) C# Developer
14 29 (3.38%) DevOps Engineer
15 25 (2.91%) Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 116 (13.50%) Node.js
2 115 (13.39%) AngularJS
3 104 (12.11%) HTML
4 85 (9.90%) React
5 75 (8.73%) CSS
6 70 (8.15%) Spring
7 69 (8.03%) REST
8 58 (6.75%) HTML5
9 57 (6.64%) .NET
10 49 (5.70%) Web Services
11 45 (5.24%) Ruby on Rails
12 40 (4.66%) J2EE
12 40 (4.66%) Smart Contracts
13 36 (4.19%) RESTful
14 30 (3.49%) CSS3
14 30 (3.49%) Hibernate
14 30 (3.49%) Redux
15 29 (3.38%) Angular 2
16 20 (2.33%) J2SE
16 20 (2.33%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 270 (31.43%) Fintech
2 110 (12.81%) Bitcoin
3 109 (12.69%) Computer Science
4 68 (7.92%) Greenfield Project
5 48 (5.59%) Enterprise Software
6 42 (4.89%) Client/Server
7 39 (4.54%) Digital Currency
8 32 (3.73%) Fixed Income
9 24 (2.79%) Equities
10 23 (2.68%) User Experience
11 22 (2.56%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
12 20 (2.33%) Analytical Skills
13 18 (2.10%) Robotics
14 16 (1.86%) Linux Command Line
14 16 (1.86%) Social Media
15 13 (1.51%) Derivative
16 11 (1.28%) Algorithms
17 10 (1.16%) Data Centre
17 10 (1.16%) Hedge funds
18 9 (1.05%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 156 (18.16%) Linux
2 43 (5.01%) Unix
3 29 (3.38%) Android
4 28 (3.26%) Windows
5 24 (2.79%) Apple iOS
6 6 (0.70%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 5 (0.58%) Mac OS X
7 5 (0.58%) Windows Server
8 4 (0.47%) CentOS
8 4 (0.47%) Oracle Linux
8 4 (0.47%) Ubuntu
9 1 (0.12%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 282 (32.83%) Change Management
2 267 (31.08%) Agile Software Development
3 147 (17.11%) DevOps
4 142 (16.53%) Cryptocurrency
5 114 (13.27%) Scrum
6 113 (13.15%) TDD
7 95 (11.06%) Machine Learning
8 93 (10.83%) Open Source
9 88 (10.24%) Software Engineering
10 61 (7.10%) Cryptography
11 59 (6.87%) Microservices
12 54 (6.29%) Web Development
13 53 (6.17%) Mathematics
14 50 (5.82%) Test Automation
15 49 (5.70%) Analytics
16 47 (5.47%) Continuous Integration
17 45 (5.24%) OOP
18 42 (4.89%) Risk Management
19 37 (4.31%) Cybersecurity
20 36 (4.19%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 280 (32.60%) Java
2 210 (24.45%) JavaScript
3 102 (11.87%) Python
4 87 (10.13%) C++
5 86 (10.01%) SQL
6 81 (9.43%) C#
7 69 (8.03%) Go
8 60 (6.98%) Ruby
9 58 (6.75%) C
10 52 (6.05%) Solidity
11 42 (4.89%) Scala
12 23 (2.68%) Bash Shell
13 22 (2.56%) Haskell
14 19 (2.21%) Kotlin
15 17 (1.98%) PHP
16 16 (1.86%) Rust
16 16 (1.86%) Shell Script
16 16 (1.86%) TypeScript
17 15 (1.75%) Erlang
18 14 (1.63%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 124 (14.44%) Degree
2 51 (5.94%) Computer Science Degree
3 25 (2.91%) Master's Degree
4 23 (2.68%) PhD
5 4 (0.47%) CISM
5 4 (0.47%) CISSP
6 3 (0.35%) GIAC
6 3 (0.35%) Numerate Degree
6 3 (0.35%) PMI Certification
6 3 (0.35%) PMP
7 2 (0.23%) CCNA
7 2 (0.23%) Cisco Certification
7 2 (0.23%) ISEB
7 2 (0.23%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 2 (0.23%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 1 (0.12%) CompTIA Security+
8 1 (0.12%) CRISC
8 1 (0.12%) GISP
8 1 (0.12%) RHCE
8 1 (0.12%) RHCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 38 (4.42%) QA
2 9 (1.05%) MiFID
3 7 (0.81%) Basel III
3 7 (0.81%) SEPA
3 7 (0.81%) TARGET2
4 6 (0.70%) GCP
5 3 (0.35%) EMIR
5 3 (0.35%) PMO
6 1 (0.12%) Cyber Essentials
6 1 (0.12%) Data Quality
6 1 (0.12%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 52 (6.05%) Docker
2 9 (1.05%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (0.58%) Active Directory
4 1 (0.12%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 50 (5.82%) Kubernetes
2 35 (4.07%) Ansible
3 11 (1.28%) Terraform
4 10 (1.16%) Puppet
5 7 (0.81%) Opscode Chef
6 2 (0.23%) ZABBIX
7 1 (0.12%) Grafana
7 1 (0.12%) Munin
Vendors
1 42 (4.89%) Oracle
2 24 (2.79%) Microsoft
3 21 (2.44%) SAP
4 13 (1.51%) Salesforce.com
5 12 (1.40%) Google
5 12 (1.40%) VMware
6 9 (1.05%) Atlassian
6 9 (1.05%) IBM
6 9 (1.05%) Red Hat
7 8 (0.93%) Xamarin
8 7 (0.81%) MuleSoft
9 6 (0.70%) Cisco
9 6 (0.70%) Dell
10 5 (0.58%) Calypso
11 4 (0.47%) Bloomberg
11 4 (0.47%) Facebook
11 4 (0.47%) Reuters
12 3 (0.35%) Altova
12 3 (0.35%) ILOG
12 3 (0.35%) Splunk