Period
to 21 July 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 21 July 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Blockchain
UK
6 months to
21 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 291 683 1151
Rank change year-on-year +392 +468 -
Permanent jobs citing Blockchain 2,006 588 138
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 1.15% 0.33% 0.068%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 3.77% 1.07% 0.23%
Number of salaries quoted 1,644 497 126
UK median annual salary £70,000 £67,500 £65,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.70% +3.85% -
10th Percentile £42,500 £37,500 £44,375
90th Percentile £100,000 £100,000 £95,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £55,000 £43,750 £50,000
% change year-on-year +25.71% -12.50% -

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 53,179 54,783 61,275
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 30.39% 30.66% 30.23%
Number of salaries quoted 43,361 45,906 52,204
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% - +5.56%
10th Percentile £31,250 £29,700 £28,750
90th Percentile £81,250 £77,500 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,000
% change year-on-year +5.88% +3.66% +2.50%

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 July 2018.

Salary histogram for Blockchain in the UK

Blockchain
Top 15 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 July 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 +379 1,944 £70,000 +2.94% 150
London +273 1,721 £75,000 +7.14% 125
UK excluding London +208 255 £55,000 +25.71% 31
South East +61 76 £52,500 +50.00% 4
South West +58 65 £55,000 +22.22% 3
North of England - 39 £47,500 - 3
North West - 32 £47,500 - 1
East of England - 25 £72,500 - 11
Northern Ireland - 21 £41,250 -
Midlands -10 16 £52,500 -4.55% 4
Scotland -10 12 £55,000 +37.50% 5
West Midlands +33 10 £80,000 +98.14% 2
Yorkshire - 7 £27,500 - 2
East Midlands -9 6 £52,500 -19.23% 2
Channel Islands - 1 £32,500 - 1

For the 6 months to 21 July 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.

1 902 (44.97%) Finance
2 629 (31.36%) Java
3 606 (30.21%) JavaScript
4 590 (29.41%) Agile Software Development
5 494 (24.63%) Banking
6 437 (21.78%) Cryptocurrency
7 436 (21.73%) Node.js
8 381 (18.99%) Ethereum
9 365 (18.20%) Python
10 362 (18.05%) AngularJS
11 352 (17.55%) Amazon AWS
12 348 (17.35%) Bitcoin
13 347 (17.30%) Linux
14 344 (17.15%) React
15 326 (16.25%) Fintech
16 325 (16.20%) SQL
17 319 (15.90%) Git (software)
18 301 (15.00%) Test Automation
19 299 (14.91%) HTML
20 296 (14.76%) Docker
21 295 (14.71%) Smart Contracts
22 289 (14.41%) Front End Development
23 281 (14.01%) Degree
24 277 (13.81%) CSS
25 276 (13.76%) Computer Science
26 268 (13.36%) C++
27 265 (13.21%) Software Engineering
28 264 (13.16%) TDD
29 262 (13.06%) Change Management
30 253 (12.61%) 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
1 381 (18.99%) Ethereum
2 64 (3.19%) Hyperledger
3 36 (1.79%) Confluence
4 27 (1.35%) CMS
5 24 (1.20%) Elasticsearch
6 23 (1.15%) Tomcat
7 22 (1.10%) Apache
8 16 (0.80%) Apache Spark
9 13 (0.65%) SharePoint
10 11 (0.55%) JBoss
11 9 (0.45%) MS Exchange
12 8 (0.40%) Gunicorn
12 8 (0.40%) WordPress
13 6 (0.30%) BizTalk Server
14 5 (0.25%) Jetty
14 5 (0.25%) WebSphere
15 4 (0.20%) Apache Pig
15 4 (0.20%) Exchange Server 2013
15 4 (0.20%) OpenStack
15 4 (0.20%) WebLogic
Applications
1 28 (1.40%) Microsoft Office
2 11 (0.55%) Microsoft Excel
3 6 (0.30%) MS Visio
3 6 (0.30%) Photoshop
4 5 (0.25%) Adobe Illustrator
4 5 (0.25%) Chatbot
5 4 (0.20%) InVision
5 4 (0.20%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 2 (0.100%) OmniGraffle
Business Applications
1 222 (11.07%) Distributed Ledger
2 41 (2.04%) Ripple
3 24 (1.20%) R3 Corda
4 15 (0.75%) Payment Gateway
5 3 (0.15%) Quorum
5 3 (0.15%) Ripple XRP
5 3 (0.15%) Workday HCM
6 1 (0.050%) CA PPM
Cloud Services
1 352 (17.55%) Amazon AWS
2 236 (11.76%) Microsoft Azure
3 233 (11.62%) GitHub
4 126 (6.28%) Cloud Computing
5 69 (3.44%) Amazon EC2
6 67 (3.34%) Amazon S3
7 58 (2.89%) Google Cloud Platform
8 27 (1.35%) Slack
9 26 (1.30%) Trello
10 20 (1.00%) Office 365
11 19 (0.95%) SaaS
12 11 (0.55%) npm
12 11 (0.55%) PaaS
13 9 (0.45%) Heroku
14 8 (0.40%) CloudFront
15 6 (0.30%) Cloudflare
16 5 (0.25%) AWS CloudFormation
16 5 (0.25%) IaaS
16 5 (0.25%) Yarn
17 4 (0.20%) Amazon Kinesis
Communications & Networking
1 37 (1.84%) Internet
2 31 (1.55%) HTTP
3 30 (1.50%) NFC
4 27 (1.35%) Firewall
5 24 (1.20%) Peer-to-Peer Networking
6 17 (0.85%) Network Security
7 13 (0.65%) Bluetooth
8 11 (0.55%) DNS
9 9 (0.45%) TCP/IP
10 8 (0.40%) Skype
11 7 (0.35%) LAN
11 7 (0.35%) WAN
12 6 (0.30%) DHCP
13 4 (0.20%) DMZ
14 3 (0.15%) HTTPS
14 3 (0.15%) IPFS
15 2 (0.100%) DWDM
15 2 (0.100%) MPLS
15 2 (0.100%) OSPF
15 2 (0.100%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 253 (12.61%) NoSQL
2 196 (9.77%) PostgreSQL
3 180 (8.97%) Redis
4 176 (8.77%) MySQL
5 119 (5.93%) Big Data
6 50 (2.49%) Relational Database
7 46 (2.29%) SQL Server
8 44 (2.19%) MongoDB
9 30 (1.50%) Apache Cassandra
10 26 (1.30%) Hadoop
11 25 (1.25%) Data Warehouse
12 20 (1.00%) Neo4j
13 18 (0.90%) Data Mining
14 8 (0.40%) VoltDB
15 7 (0.35%) Data Lake
15 7 (0.35%) Power BI
15 7 (0.35%) RDBMS
16 6 (0.30%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
16 6 (0.30%) Qlik Sense
16 6 (0.30%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 319 (15.90%) Git (software)
2 92 (4.59%) Jenkins
3 88 (4.39%) JIRA
4 82 (4.09%) Mocha
5 78 (3.89%) Selenium
6 74 (3.69%) Maven
7 48 (2.39%) webpack
8 33 (1.65%) SoapUI
9 32 (1.60%) Cucumber
10 31 (1.55%) Gradle
10 31 (1.55%) Protractor
11 29 (1.45%) gulp
12 27 (1.35%) git-flow
12 27 (1.35%) Grunt
13 24 (1.20%) JUnit
14 21 (1.05%) NUnit
15 20 (1.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
15 20 (1.00%) RSpec
15 20 (1.00%) Sonatype Nexus
16 18 (0.90%) TeamCity
General
1 902 (44.97%) Finance
2 494 (24.63%) Banking
3 170 (8.47%) Telecoms
4 89 (4.44%) Financial Institution
5 71 (3.54%) Games
6 56 (2.79%) Retail
7 51 (2.54%) Retail Banking
8 50 (2.49%) Front Office
9 45 (2.24%) Investment Banking
10 37 (1.84%) Marketing
11 26 (1.30%) Electronics
12 20 (1.00%) Legal
13 11 (0.55%) Advertising
14 8 (0.40%) Manufacturing
15 6 (0.30%) Law
15 6 (0.30%) Pharmaceutical
15 6 (0.30%) Publishing
16 5 (0.25%) Digital Economy
17 4 (0.20%) Local Government
17 4 (0.20%) Online Betting
Job Titles
1 1,054 (52.54%) Developer
2 412 (20.54%) Blockchain Developer
3 255 (12.71%) Senior Developer
4 229 (11.42%) Java Developer
5 161 (8.03%) Blockchain Engineer
6 138 (6.88%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
7 125 (6.23%) Node.js Developer
8 121 (6.03%) Software Engineer
9 117 (5.83%) JavaScript Developer
10 90 (4.49%) Architect
10 90 (4.49%) Backend Developer
11 84 (4.19%) React Developer
12 83 (4.14%) DevOps Engineer
13 78 (3.89%) Analyst
14 77 (3.84%) Full Stack Developer
15 74 (3.69%) .NET Developer
16 69 (3.44%) Python Developer
17 68 (3.39%) C# Developer
18 57 (2.84%) Software Developer
19 55 (2.74%) Angular Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 436 (21.73%) Node.js
2 362 (18.05%) AngularJS
3 344 (17.15%) React
4 299 (14.91%) HTML
5 295 (14.71%) Smart Contracts
6 277 (13.81%) CSS
7 143 (7.13%) .NET
8 142 (7.08%) RESTful
9 140 (6.98%) Web Services
10 115 (5.73%) Spring
11 111 (5.53%) REST
12 106 (5.28%) jQuery
13 102 (5.08%) HTML5
14 94 (4.69%) Truffle
14 94 (4.69%) web3js
15 93 (4.64%) CSS3
16 91 (4.54%) Jest
17 80 (3.99%) Redux
18 78 (3.89%) Spring Boot
19 72 (3.59%) .NET Core
Miscellaneous
1 348 (17.35%) Bitcoin
2 326 (16.25%) Fintech
3 276 (13.76%) Computer Science
4 190 (9.47%) Greenfield Project
5 96 (4.79%) User Experience
6 91 (4.54%) Analytical Skills
7 74 (3.69%) Algorithms
8 62 (3.09%) Self-Motivation
9 56 (2.79%) Mobile App
10 52 (2.59%) Digital Currency
11 49 (2.44%) Virtual Team
12 47 (2.34%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
13 45 (2.24%) Data Structures
13 45 (2.24%) Equities
14 35 (1.74%) Enterprise Software
14 35 (1.74%) Management Information System
15 33 (1.65%) Linux Command Line
16 31 (1.55%) Derivative
17 29 (1.45%) Fixed Income
18 25 (1.25%) Mobile Payment
Operating Systems
1 347 (17.30%) Linux
2 85 (4.24%) Windows
3 63 (3.14%) Unix
4 62 (3.09%) VMS
5 55 (2.74%) Apple iOS
6 50 (2.49%) Android
7 17 (0.85%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 16 (0.80%) CentOS
9 11 (0.55%) Windows Server
10 7 (0.35%) Ubuntu
11 4 (0.20%) CoreOS
11 4 (0.20%) Debian
11 4 (0.20%) Solaris
11 4 (0.20%) Windows Server 2008
11 4 (0.20%) Windows Server 2012
12 2 (0.100%) Mac OS X
12 2 (0.100%) VyOS
12 2 (0.100%) Windows 10
12 2 (0.100%) Windows 7
13 1 (0.050%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 590 (29.41%) Agile Software Development
2 437 (21.78%) Cryptocurrency
3 301 (15.00%) Test Automation
4 289 (14.41%) Front End Development
5 265 (13.21%) Software Engineering
6 264 (13.16%) TDD
7 262 (13.06%) Change Management
8 251 (12.51%) DevOps
9 223 (11.12%) Machine Learning
10 207 (10.32%) Artificial Intelligence
11 201 (10.02%) Cryptography
12 162 (8.08%) Continuous Integration
13 159 (7.93%) Microservices
14 129 (6.43%) Scrum
15 128 (6.38%) SDLC
16 120 (5.98%) Mathematics
17 116 (5.78%) API Design
17 116 (5.78%) Open Source
18 111 (5.53%) Problem-Solving
19 105 (5.23%) API Development
Programming Languages
1 629 (31.36%) Java
2 606 (30.21%) JavaScript
3 365 (18.20%) Python
4 325 (16.20%) SQL
5 268 (13.36%) C++
6 237 (11.81%) Solidity
7 217 (10.82%) C#
8 182 (9.07%) Go
9 160 (7.98%) ES6
10 139 (6.93%) Ruby
11 105 (5.23%) Java 8
12 104 (5.18%) C
13 89 (4.44%) Bash Shell
14 85 (4.24%) Scala
15 53 (2.64%) TypeScript
16 40 (1.99%) Java 9
16 40 (1.99%) Objective-C
17 39 (1.94%) Apple Swift
18 35 (1.74%) Haskell
19 33 (1.65%) Rust
Qualifications
1 281 (14.01%) Degree
2 136 (6.78%) Computer Science Degree
3 113 (5.63%) PhD
4 47 (2.34%) Master's Degree
5 22 (1.10%) Numerate Degree
6 8 (0.40%) CISA
6 8 (0.40%) CISSP
7 7 (0.35%) CISM
7 7 (0.35%) CISMP
7 7 (0.35%) ISACA
7 7 (0.35%) MBA
8 6 (0.30%) Security Cleared
9 4 (0.20%) Cisco Certification
9 4 (0.20%) RHCA
9 4 (0.20%) TOGAF Certification
10 3 (0.15%) Postgraduate
10 3 (0.15%) RHCE
11 2 (0.100%) CCNP
11 2 (0.100%) Microsoft Certification
11 2 (0.100%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 80 (3.99%) QA
2 27 (1.35%) GCP
3 15 (0.75%) PMO
4 10 (0.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 9 (0.45%) MiFID
6 6 (0.30%) Data Quality
7 5 (0.25%) EMIR
8 3 (0.15%) Basel III
8 3 (0.15%) SLA
9 2 (0.100%) GDPR
9 2 (0.100%) SEPA
9 2 (0.100%) TARGET2
10 1 (0.050%) COBIT
10 1 (0.050%) ISO 22301
System Software
1 296 (14.76%) Docker
2 80 (3.99%) Virtual Machines
3 20 (1.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 11 (0.55%) Active Directory
5 10 (0.50%) iptables
6 8 (0.40%) XenApp
7 5 (0.25%) Apache Flume
8 4 (0.20%) etcd
8 4 (0.20%) vSphere
9 2 (0.100%) VMware ESXi
10 1 (0.050%) OpenAM
10 1 (0.050%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 180 (8.97%) Kubernetes
2 106 (5.28%) Ansible
3 90 (4.49%) Docker Swarm
4 70 (3.49%) Puppet
5 59 (2.94%) Opscode Chef
6 30 (1.50%) Terraform
7 8 (0.40%) FortiGate
7 8 (0.40%) Red Hat Satellite
8 7 (0.35%) Automic
9 3 (0.15%) Oozie
9 3 (0.15%) Salt
10 2 (0.100%) Packer
10 2 (0.100%) Rancher
11 1 (0.050%) Mesos
11 1 (0.050%) Nagios
11 1 (0.050%) Prometheus
11 1 (0.050%) SCCM
11 1 (0.050%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 77 (3.84%) Google
2 54 (2.69%) Microsoft
3 34 (1.69%) Oracle
4 29 (1.45%) Facebook
4 29 (1.45%) VMware
5 26 (1.30%) Cisco
6 25 (1.25%) Red Hat
7 21 (1.05%) Xamarin
8 19 (0.95%) Hyperion
9 16 (0.80%) Informatica
10 15 (0.75%) Citrix
11 14 (0.70%) Sybase
12 13 (0.65%) Atlassian
13 11 (0.55%) SAP
14 9 (0.45%) Tableau
15 8 (0.40%) Cognizant
16 7 (0.35%) Apple
17 6 (0.30%) IBM
17 6 (0.30%) Workday
18 5 (0.25%) CheckPoint