Period
to 1 April 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 1 April 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Blockchain
UK
6 months to
1 Apr 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 587 455 380
Rank change year-on-year -132 -75 +498
Permanent jobs citing Blockchain 459 958 1,429
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.39% 0.65% 0.81%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 1.46% 2.28% 2.65%
Number of salaries quoted 415 820 1,238
Median annual salary £75,000 £75,000 £70,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +7.14% -
10th Percentile £44,250 £46,250 £40,000
90th Percentile £109,000 £115,000 £100,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £52,500 £70,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year -25.00% +27.27% +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 31,384 42,011 54,003
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 26.70% 28.40% 30.66%
Number of salaries quoted 25,638 34,542 45,157
Median annual salary £52,500 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.00% +5.26%
10th Percentile £32,500 £31,250 £30,250
90th Percentile £87,500 £85,000 £80,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year - +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 1 April 2020.

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 1 April 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 -118 445 £75,000 - 56
London -72 386 £80,000 - 42
UK excluding London -42 68 £52,500 -25.00% 15
Work from Home -31 52 £67,500 -6.90% 12
North of England +64 18 £70,000 +40.00% 1
South West +19 16 £52,500 -8.70% 1
East of England +52 15 £45,231 -41.64% 2
North West +37 10 £37,500 -25.00%
South East -31 10 £42,500 -39.29% 9
Yorkshire +42 8 £107,500 -2.27%
Scotland +31 4 £58,750 +17.50%
Northern Ireland +13 4 £45,000 -30.77% 1
Wales - 1 £60,000 -

For the 6 months to 1 April 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.

1 168 (36.60%) Agile Software Development
2 151 (32.90%) Java
3 110 (23.97%) Python
3 110 (23.97%) Finance
4 108 (23.53%) DevOps
5 99 (21.57%) Fintech
6 97 (21.13%) Docker
6 97 (21.13%) Software Engineering
7 95 (20.70%) JavaScript
8 93 (20.26%) Artificial Intelligence
9 87 (18.95%) Linux
10 76 (16.56%) Kubernetes
11 75 (16.34%) AWS
12 67 (14.60%) Azure
13 65 (14.16%) Scrum
14 63 (13.73%) Node.js
15 59 (12.85%) GCP
16 57 (12.42%) Degree
17 56 (12.20%) Machine Learning
18 55 (11.98%) React
19 53 (11.55%) Cryptocurrency
20 51 (11.11%) C++
21 49 (10.68%) SQL
21 49 (10.68%) Microservices
22 46 (10.02%) Go
22 46 (10.02%) Distributed Ledger
23 43 (9.37%) Cybersecurity
24 42 (9.15%) Computer Science
25 40 (8.71%) AngularJS
26 39 (8.50%) Git (software)

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 28 (6.10%) Ethereum
2 27 (5.88%) Hyperledger
3 17 (3.70%) Confluence
4 11 (2.40%) Apache Spark
5 6 (1.31%) Apache
6 2 (0.44%) Elasticsearch
6 2 (0.44%) JBoss
7 1 (0.22%) IIS
Applications
1 3 (0.65%) Sketch
2 2 (0.44%) Chatbot
2 2 (0.44%) InVision
3 1 (0.22%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 46 (10.02%) Distributed Ledger
2 36 (7.84%) R3 Corda
3 2 (0.44%) Payment Gateway
3 2 (0.44%) Ripple
3 2 (0.44%) SAP S/4HANA
3 2 (0.44%) SAP WM
4 1 (0.22%) SAP LE
Cloud Services
1 75 (16.34%) AWS
2 67 (14.60%) Azure
3 59 (12.85%) GCP
4 23 (5.01%) SaaS
5 22 (4.79%) G Suite
5 22 (4.79%) Office 365
6 18 (3.92%) GitHub
7 13 (2.83%) Serverless
8 12 (2.61%) Cloud Computing
9 9 (1.96%) Datadog
10 8 (1.74%) PaaS
11 6 (1.31%) Heroku
12 4 (0.87%) iPaaS
13 3 (0.65%) Power Platform
14 2 (0.44%) AWS CloudFormation
15 1 (0.22%) Amazon EKS
15 1 (0.22%) Amazon SQS
15 1 (0.22%) Apigee
15 1 (0.22%) Apple Pay
15 1 (0.22%) Dynamics 365
Communications & Networking
1 27 (5.88%) Internet
1 27 (5.88%) MPLS
2 24 (5.23%) Firewall
3 22 (4.79%) Unified Communications
3 22 (4.79%) WAN
4 8 (1.74%) TCP/IP
5 5 (1.09%) IPFS
5 5 (1.09%) Wireshark
6 4 (0.87%) HTTP
7 1 (0.22%) 5G
7 1 (0.22%) LTE
7 1 (0.22%) Peer-to-Peer Networking
7 1 (0.22%) WebEx
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (6.10%) PostgreSQL
2 23 (5.01%) MongoDB
3 20 (4.36%) SQL Server
4 15 (3.27%) NoSQL
5 13 (2.83%) Big Data
6 10 (2.18%) Redis
6 10 (2.18%) Relational Database
7 8 (1.74%) Azure SQL Database
7 8 (1.74%) VoltDB
8 6 (1.31%) Amazon DynamoDB
8 6 (1.31%) MySQL
9 5 (1.09%) Hadoop
10 3 (0.65%) Amazon Redshift
10 3 (0.65%) Apache Hive
10 3 (0.65%) Power BI
10 3 (0.65%) QlikView
10 3 (0.65%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 3 (0.65%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 3 (0.65%) SQLite
11 1 (0.22%) Cosmos DB
Development Applications
1 39 (8.50%) Git (software)
2 34 (7.41%) JIRA
3 23 (5.01%) Selenium
4 18 (3.92%) Jenkins
5 11 (2.40%) Jasmine
6 10 (2.18%) webpack
7 9 (1.96%) JMeter
7 9 (1.96%) LoadRunner
7 9 (1.96%) TestRail
8 8 (1.74%) gulp
9 6 (1.31%) JUnit
10 5 (1.09%) Cucumber
10 5 (1.09%) Mockito
11 4 (0.87%) CircleCI
11 4 (0.87%) NUnit
12 3 (0.65%) NSubstitute
12 3 (0.65%) Protractor
12 3 (0.65%) SoapUI
12 3 (0.65%) Visual Studio
12 3 (0.65%) Visual Studio Code
General
1 110 (23.97%) Finance
2 33 (7.19%) Banking
3 25 (5.45%) Retail
4 13 (2.83%) Marketing
5 11 (2.40%) Games
6 9 (1.96%) Telecoms
7 7 (1.53%) Advertising
7 7 (1.53%) Manufacturing
7 7 (1.53%) Public Sector
8 4 (0.87%) Music Industry
9 3 (0.65%) Investment Banking
9 3 (0.65%) Local Government
10 2 (0.44%) Automotive
10 2 (0.44%) Brand Awareness
10 2 (0.44%) Law
10 2 (0.44%) Legal
11 1 (0.22%) Corporate Banking
11 1 (0.22%) Front Office
11 1 (0.22%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 174 (37.91%) Developer
2 84 (18.30%) Blockchain Developer
3 49 (10.68%) DevOps Engineer
4 48 (10.46%) Java Developer
5 37 (8.06%) Consultant
6 28 (6.10%) Blockchain Engineer
7 27 (5.88%) Blockchain Lead
7 27 (5.88%) Senior Developer
8 24 (5.23%) Lead Developer
9 23 (5.01%) JavaScript Developer
9 23 (5.01%) Software Engineer
10 19 (4.14%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
10 19 (4.14%) IT Consultant
11 18 (3.92%) Senior Consultant
12 17 (3.70%) Analyst
12 17 (3.70%) Full Stack Developer
13 16 (3.49%) Architect
13 16 (3.49%) Python Engineer
14 15 (3.27%) Lead Java Developer
14 15 (3.27%) React Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 63 (13.73%) Node.js
2 55 (11.98%) React
3 40 (8.71%) AngularJS
4 37 (8.06%) REST
5 36 (7.84%) .NET
6 33 (7.19%) RESTful
7 30 (6.54%) Spring
8 29 (6.32%) HTML
9 25 (5.45%) CSS
10 23 (5.01%) Smart Contracts
11 21 (4.58%) Web Services
12 18 (3.92%) Elastic Stack
13 17 (3.70%) HTML5
13 17 (3.70%) Spring Boot
14 15 (3.27%) .NET Core
14 15 (3.27%) React Native
14 15 (3.27%) Vue.js
15 14 (3.05%) WebSockets
16 13 (2.83%) Middleware
17 12 (2.61%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 38 (8.28%) Bitcoin
2 34 (7.41%) Analytical Skills
3 33 (7.19%) User Experience
4 30 (6.54%) Greenfield Project
5 22 (4.79%) Internet of Things
6 19 (4.14%) Algorithms
7 16 (3.49%) Public Cloud
8 15 (3.27%) Cloud Native
8 15 (3.27%) Robotics
9 13 (2.83%) Enterprise Software
10 12 (2.61%) Mobile App
10 12 (2.61%) Self-Motivation
11 8 (1.74%) Renewable Energy
12 6 (1.31%) Cyberattack
12 6 (1.31%) Linux Command Line
12 6 (1.31%) Management Information System
13 5 (1.09%) Blog
13 5 (1.09%) Client/Server
13 5 (1.09%) Industry 4.0
14 4 (0.87%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 87 (18.95%) Linux
2 24 (5.23%) Windows
3 17 (3.70%) Unix
4 6 (1.31%) Android
4 6 (1.31%) Mac OS
5 4 (0.87%) Apple iOS
6 2 (0.44%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (0.22%) CentOS
7 1 (0.22%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 168 (36.60%) Agile Software Development
2 108 (23.53%) DevOps
3 99 (21.57%) Fintech
4 97 (21.13%) Software Engineering
5 93 (20.26%) Artificial Intelligence
6 65 (14.16%) Scrum
7 56 (12.20%) Machine Learning
8 53 (11.55%) Cryptocurrency
9 49 (10.68%) Microservices
10 43 (9.37%) Cybersecurity
11 42 (9.15%) Computer Science
12 36 (7.84%) Cryptography
12 36 (7.84%) Multithreading
13 35 (7.63%) Problem-Solving
14 33 (7.19%) Infrastructure as Code
15 31 (6.75%) Test Automation
16 30 (6.54%) Open Source
16 30 (6.54%) Programme Management
16 30 (6.54%) TDD
17 27 (5.88%) Business Development
Programming Languages
1 151 (32.90%) Java
2 110 (23.97%) Python
3 95 (20.70%) JavaScript
4 51 (11.11%) C++
5 49 (10.68%) SQL
6 46 (10.02%) Go
7 37 (8.06%) C#
8 23 (5.01%) Kotlin
9 18 (3.92%) C
10 17 (3.70%) PHP
11 14 (3.05%) Bash Shell
11 14 (3.05%) ES6
11 14 (3.05%) Java 8
11 14 (3.05%) TypeScript
12 12 (2.61%) Scala
13 11 (2.40%) R
14 9 (1.96%) Solidity
15 8 (1.74%) Ruby
16 3 (0.65%) Perl
16 3 (0.65%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 57 (12.42%) Degree
2 24 (5.23%) PhD
3 12 (2.61%) Computer Science Degree
4 10 (2.18%) OSCP
5 8 (1.74%) Numerate Degree
6 7 (1.53%) CREST Certified
7 2 (0.44%) GIAC
7 2 (0.44%) ISACA
7 2 (0.44%) Master's Degree
7 2 (0.44%) PMP
7 2 (0.44%) SANS
7 2 (0.44%) TOGAF Certification
8 1 (0.22%) AWS Certification
8 1 (0.22%) MBA
8 1 (0.22%) Postgraduate
8 1 (0.22%) Security Cleared
8 1 (0.22%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 32 (6.97%) QA
2 6 (1.31%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (0.44%) PCI DSS
3 2 (0.44%) PMO
4 1 (0.22%) GDPR
4 1 (0.22%) ISO 8583
4 1 (0.22%) NIST
4 1 (0.22%) PSD2
System Software
1 97 (21.13%) Docker
2 1 (0.22%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 76 (16.56%) Kubernetes
2 39 (8.50%) Terraform
3 36 (7.84%) Ansible
4 9 (1.96%) Grafana
5 8 (1.74%) Graphite
5 8 (1.74%) HP Quality Center
5 8 (1.74%) Puppet
6 6 (1.31%) Opscode Chef
7 5 (1.09%) Istio
8 3 (0.65%) Docker Swarm
9 2 (0.44%) Amdocs OSS
10 1 (0.22%) Kibana
10 1 (0.22%) Nessus
10 1 (0.22%) Prometheus
Vendors
1 38 (8.28%) Google
2 20 (4.36%) Oracle
3 8 (1.74%) HP
3 8 (1.74%) Zend
4 7 (1.53%) Atlassian
5 5 (1.09%) IBM
5 5 (1.09%) Microsoft
5 5 (1.09%) TIBCO
6 3 (0.65%) Apple
6 3 (0.65%) Automation Anywhere
6 3 (0.65%) Blue Prism
6 3 (0.65%) Guidewire
6 3 (0.65%) SAP
6 3 (0.65%) Tableau
6 3 (0.65%) Xamarin
7 2 (0.44%) HubSpot
7 2 (0.44%) Qualys
7 2 (0.44%) Rapid7
7 2 (0.44%) Salesforce.com
7 2 (0.44%) Splunk