Period
to 25 May 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 25 May 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Blockchain
UK
6 months to
25 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 309 763 1183
Rank change year-on-year +454 +420 -
Permanent jobs citing Blockchain 1,833 436 112
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 1.05% 0.26% 0.056%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 3.43% 0.83% 0.18%
Number of salaries quoted 1,525 364 102
UK median annual salary £70,000 £70,000 £70,000
10th Percentile £42,500 £42,500 £48,875
90th Percentile £98,250 £97,500 £123,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £55,000 £45,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year +22.22% -14.29% -

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 53,402 52,298 62,134
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 30.71% 30.94% 30.95%
Number of salaries quoted 43,823 44,406 52,846
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% - +5.56%
10th Percentile £31,250 £29,750 £28,750
90th Percentile £80,000 £77,500 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £44,500 £42,000 £41,500
% change year-on-year +5.95% +1.20% +3.75%

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 25 May 2018.

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 25 May 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 +426 1,778 £70,000 - 267
London +300 1,583 £72,500 - 230
UK excluding London +183 226 £55,000 +22.22% 47
South West +43 69 £55,000 +22.22% 5
South East +32 66 £51,250 +46.43% 10
North of England - 30 £37,500 - 9
North West - 23 £40,000 - 6
Northern Ireland - 18 £41,250 - 7
Midlands +4 17 £52,500 -19.23% 7
Scotland - 14 £55,000 - 3
East of England - 12 £57,500 - 6
East Midlands -9 9 £52,500 -19.23% 1
West Midlands - 8 £80,000 - 6
Yorkshire - 7 £27,500 - 2

For the 6 months to 25 May 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.

1 909 (49.59%) Finance
2 568 (30.99%) Banking
3 564 (30.77%) Java
4 532 (29.02%) JavaScript
5 521 (28.42%) Agile Software Development
6 384 (20.95%) Node.js
7 360 (19.64%) Cryptocurrency
8 350 (19.09%) AngularJS
9 347 (18.93%) Change Management
10 309 (16.86%) Ethereum
11 308 (16.80%) Bitcoin
12 304 (16.58%) SQL
13 301 (16.42%) Linux
14 299 (16.31%) Python
15 291 (15.88%) Git (software)
15 291 (15.88%) Fintech
15 291 (15.88%) React
16 276 (15.06%) Test Automation
17 264 (14.40%) Amazon AWS
18 254 (13.86%) HTML
19 252 (13.75%) Smart Contracts
20 249 (13.58%) Front End Development
21 247 (13.48%) TDD
22 233 (12.71%) NoSQL
23 232 (12.66%) Docker
24 230 (12.55%) CSS
25 222 (12.11%) Distributed Ledger
26 218 (11.89%) GitHub
27 207 (11.29%) Software Engineering
28 203 (11.07%) DevOps

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
1 309 (16.86%) Ethereum
2 59 (3.22%) Hyperledger
3 39 (2.13%) Confluence
4 28 (1.53%) Apache
5 27 (1.47%) Elasticsearch
6 23 (1.25%) Tomcat
7 20 (1.09%) Apache Spark
8 14 (0.76%) CMS
9 13 (0.71%) SharePoint
10 9 (0.49%) JBoss
11 8 (0.44%) BizTalk Server
11 8 (0.44%) MS Exchange
11 8 (0.44%) nginx
12 7 (0.38%) WordPress
13 6 (0.33%) OpenStack
13 6 (0.33%) Oracle Workflow
14 5 (0.27%) WebSphere
15 4 (0.22%) Apache Pig
15 4 (0.22%) Exchange Server 2013
15 4 (0.22%) Gunicorn
Applications
1 19 (1.04%) Microsoft Office
2 7 (0.38%) Microsoft Excel
3 6 (0.33%) MS Visio
3 6 (0.33%) Photoshop
4 5 (0.27%) Adobe Illustrator
5 4 (0.22%) Chatbot
5 4 (0.22%) InVision
5 4 (0.22%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 2 (0.11%) OmniGraffle
Business Applications
1 222 (12.11%) Distributed Ledger
2 35 (1.91%) Ripple
3 20 (1.09%) Payment Gateway
4 17 (0.93%) R3 Corda
5 5 (0.27%) Ripple XRP
6 3 (0.16%) Quorum
7 2 (0.11%) CA PPM
7 2 (0.11%) Workday HCM
Cloud Services
1 264 (14.40%) Amazon AWS
2 218 (11.89%) GitHub
3 192 (10.47%) Microsoft Azure
4 113 (6.16%) Cloud Computing
5 58 (3.16%) Amazon EC2
6 55 (3.00%) Amazon S3
7 46 (2.51%) Google Cloud Platform
8 38 (2.07%) Trello
9 37 (2.02%) Slack
10 17 (0.93%) npm
11 15 (0.82%) Office 365
12 10 (0.55%) CloudFront
13 9 (0.49%) SaaS
14 8 (0.44%) PaaS
15 7 (0.38%) Heroku
15 7 (0.38%) IaaS
16 5 (0.27%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
16 5 (0.27%) Cloudflare
16 5 (0.27%) Route 53
16 5 (0.27%) Yarn
Communications & Networking
1 29 (1.58%) Firewall
1 29 (1.58%) Internet
2 18 (0.98%) HTTP
3 13 (0.71%) DNS
3 13 (0.71%) Network Security
3 13 (0.71%) NFC
3 13 (0.71%) Peer-to-Peer Networking
4 8 (0.44%) DHCP
5 7 (0.38%) LAN
5 7 (0.38%) WAN
6 4 (0.22%) DMZ
6 4 (0.22%) TCP/IP
7 3 (0.16%) Bluetooth
7 3 (0.16%) HTTPS
7 3 (0.16%) IPFS
7 3 (0.16%) Skype
8 2 (0.11%) BGP
8 2 (0.11%) DWDM
8 2 (0.11%) MPLS
8 2 (0.11%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 233 (12.71%) NoSQL
2 188 (10.26%) PostgreSQL
3 175 (9.55%) MySQL
4 169 (9.22%) Redis
5 124 (6.76%) Big Data
6 42 (2.29%) Apache Cassandra
7 37 (2.02%) Relational Database
8 36 (1.96%) MongoDB
9 33 (1.80%) SQL Server
10 32 (1.75%) Hadoop
11 24 (1.31%) Neo4j
12 14 (0.76%) Data Warehouse
13 10 (0.55%) Amazon DynamoDB
14 7 (0.38%) Data Lake
15 6 (0.33%) Oracle ODI
15 6 (0.33%) Power BI
15 6 (0.33%) RDBMS
16 5 (0.27%) Amazon RDS
16 5 (0.27%) Oracle Database
16 5 (0.27%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 291 (15.88%) Git (software)
2 99 (5.40%) JIRA
3 90 (4.91%) Maven
4 85 (4.64%) Jenkins
5 73 (3.98%) Selenium
6 66 (3.60%) Mocha
7 62 (3.38%) webpack
8 31 (1.69%) SoapUI
9 27 (1.47%) Cucumber
10 25 (1.36%) Gradle
11 24 (1.31%) gulp
12 20 (1.09%) git-flow
12 20 (1.09%) Grunt
12 20 (1.09%) Protractor
12 20 (1.09%) RSpec
12 20 (1.09%) Sonatype Nexus
13 14 (0.76%) TeamCity
14 13 (0.71%) Babel
14 13 (0.71%) Bitbucket
14 13 (0.71%) NUnit
General
1 909 (49.59%) Finance
2 568 (30.99%) Banking
3 146 (7.97%) Telecoms
4 108 (5.89%) Financial Institution
5 72 (3.93%) Games
6 56 (3.06%) Investment Banking
7 54 (2.95%) Front Office
8 48 (2.62%) Retail Banking
9 39 (2.13%) Retail
10 15 (0.82%) Electronics
11 14 (0.76%) Marketing
12 12 (0.65%) Legal
12 12 (0.65%) Pharmaceutical
13 9 (0.49%) Back Office
14 8 (0.44%) French Language
14 8 (0.44%) Manufacturing
15 6 (0.33%) Law
16 5 (0.27%) Digital Economy
16 5 (0.27%) Multimedia
17 4 (0.22%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 942 (51.39%) Developer
2 346 (18.88%) Blockchain Developer
3 256 (13.97%) Java Developer
4 213 (11.62%) Senior Developer
5 125 (6.82%) Blockchain Engineer
6 118 (6.44%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
7 115 (6.27%) Node.js Developer
8 104 (5.67%) Software Engineer
9 100 (5.46%) Analyst
9 100 (5.46%) JavaScript Developer
10 78 (4.26%) Backend Developer
11 72 (3.93%) Full Stack Developer
12 71 (3.87%) DevOps Engineer
13 61 (3.33%) .NET Developer
13 61 (3.33%) Architect
13 61 (3.33%) C# Developer
14 57 (3.11%) React Developer
15 55 (3.00%) Angular Developer
16 54 (2.95%) Project Manager
17 50 (2.73%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 384 (20.95%) Node.js
2 350 (19.09%) AngularJS
3 291 (15.88%) React
4 254 (13.86%) HTML
5 252 (13.75%) Smart Contracts
6 230 (12.55%) CSS
7 126 (6.87%) .NET
8 111 (6.06%) HTML5
9 110 (6.00%) Spring
10 106 (5.78%) jQuery
11 97 (5.29%) Redux
12 94 (5.13%) RESTful
13 93 (5.07%) REST
14 90 (4.91%) CSS3
15 80 (4.36%) Truffle
16 76 (4.15%) Spring Boot
16 76 (4.15%) web3js
17 74 (4.04%) Web Services
18 68 (3.71%) Jest
19 62 (3.38%) WebSockets
Miscellaneous
1 308 (16.80%) Bitcoin
2 291 (15.88%) Fintech
3 198 (10.80%) Computer Science
4 178 (9.71%) Greenfield Project
5 85 (4.64%) User Experience
6 53 (2.89%) Algorithms
7 50 (2.73%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 48 (2.62%) Equities
9 46 (2.51%) Self-Motivation
10 45 (2.45%) Management Information System
11 43 (2.35%) Virtual Team
12 42 (2.29%) Mobile App
13 41 (2.24%) Analytical Skills
13 41 (2.24%) Digital Currency
14 39 (2.13%) Linux Command Line
15 32 (1.75%) Fixed Income
16 28 (1.53%) Derivative
17 26 (1.42%) Data Structures
18 22 (1.20%) Enterprise Software
19 18 (0.98%) Mobile Payment
Operating Systems
1 301 (16.42%) Linux
2 86 (4.69%) Windows
3 59 (3.22%) Unix
4 52 (2.84%) Apple iOS
5 49 (2.67%) VMS
6 46 (2.51%) Android
7 14 (0.76%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 13 (0.71%) CentOS
9 12 (0.65%) Windows Server
10 6 (0.33%) Ubuntu
11 4 (0.22%) CoreOS
11 4 (0.22%) Solaris
11 4 (0.22%) Windows Server 2008
11 4 (0.22%) Windows Server 2012
12 3 (0.16%) Debian
13 2 (0.11%) Mac OS X
13 2 (0.11%) VyOS
13 2 (0.11%) Windows 10
13 2 (0.11%) Windows 7
14 1 (0.055%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 521 (28.42%) Agile Software Development
2 360 (19.64%) Cryptocurrency
3 347 (18.93%) Change Management
4 276 (15.06%) Test Automation
5 249 (13.58%) Front End Development
6 247 (13.48%) TDD
7 207 (11.29%) Software Engineering
8 203 (11.07%) DevOps
9 182 (9.93%) Machine Learning
10 177 (9.66%) Artificial Intelligence
11 156 (8.51%) Cryptography
12 151 (8.24%) Continuous Integration
13 132 (7.20%) Microservices
14 111 (6.06%) Scrum
15 109 (5.95%) Project Management
16 101 (5.51%) KYC
16 101 (5.51%) Open Source
17 100 (5.46%) SDLC
17 100 (5.46%) Unit Testing
18 98 (5.35%) Data Security
Programming Languages
1 564 (30.77%) Java
2 532 (29.02%) JavaScript
3 304 (16.58%) SQL
4 299 (16.31%) Python
5 196 (10.69%) Solidity
6 182 (9.93%) C++
7 168 (9.17%) C#
8 129 (7.04%) Go
9 127 (6.93%) ES6
10 121 (6.60%) Ruby
11 107 (5.84%) Java 8
12 93 (5.07%) Bash Shell
13 86 (4.69%) C
14 62 (3.38%) Scala
15 45 (2.45%) Java 9
15 45 (2.45%) TypeScript
16 30 (1.64%) PowerShell
17 27 (1.47%) Apple Swift
17 27 (1.47%) Objective-C
18 25 (1.36%) Kotlin
Qualifications
1 197 (10.75%) Degree
2 96 (5.24%) Computer Science Degree
3 82 (4.47%) PhD
4 16 (0.87%) Numerate Degree
5 12 (0.65%) CISSP
6 11 (0.60%) Master's Degree
7 9 (0.49%) CISA
8 8 (0.44%) CISM
9 7 (0.38%) CISMP
9 7 (0.38%) ISACA
10 4 (0.22%) CIMA
10 4 (0.22%) Cisco Certification
10 4 (0.22%) RHCA
10 4 (0.22%) TOGAF Certification
11 3 (0.16%) ISEB
11 3 (0.16%) RHCE
12 2 (0.11%) CCNA
12 2 (0.11%) CCNP
12 2 (0.11%) PMI Certification
12 2 (0.11%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 78 (4.26%) QA
2 23 (1.25%) GCP
3 18 (0.98%) PMO
4 11 (0.60%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 11 (0.60%) MiFID
5 9 (0.49%) EMIR
6 6 (0.33%) Dodd-Frank
7 3 (0.16%) Basel III
8 2 (0.11%) GDPR
8 2 (0.11%) SEPA
8 2 (0.11%) SLA
8 2 (0.11%) TARGET2
9 1 (0.055%) COBIT
9 1 (0.055%) ISO 22301
System Software
1 232 (12.66%) Docker
2 62 (3.38%) Virtual Machines
3 16 (0.87%) VMware Infrastructure
4 10 (0.55%) iptables
5 9 (0.49%) Active Directory
6 8 (0.44%) XenApp
7 5 (0.27%) Apache Flume
8 4 (0.22%) etcd
8 4 (0.22%) vSphere
9 2 (0.11%) VMware ESXi
9 2 (0.11%) VMware NSX
10 1 (0.055%) LXC
10 1 (0.055%) OpenAM
10 1 (0.055%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 156 (8.51%) Kubernetes
2 83 (4.53%) Ansible
3 63 (3.44%) Docker Swarm
4 55 (3.00%) Puppet
5 42 (2.29%) Opscode Chef
6 17 (0.93%) Terraform
7 13 (0.71%) Automic
8 6 (0.33%) FortiGate
9 5 (0.27%) Red Hat Satellite
10 3 (0.16%) Oozie
11 2 (0.11%) Rancher
11 2 (0.11%) ZABBIX
12 1 (0.055%) Mesos
12 1 (0.055%) Nagios
12 1 (0.055%) Packer
12 1 (0.055%) Prometheus
12 1 (0.055%) Salt
12 1 (0.055%) SCCM
Vendors
1 49 (2.67%) Google
2 44 (2.40%) Microsoft
3 43 (2.35%) Oracle
4 35 (1.91%) Facebook
5 26 (1.42%) VMware
6 22 (1.20%) Cisco
6 22 (1.20%) Red Hat
7 17 (0.93%) Informatica
8 15 (0.82%) Citrix
8 15 (0.82%) Xamarin
9 12 (0.65%) Hyperion
9 12 (0.65%) SAP
10 10 (0.55%) Atlassian
10 10 (0.55%) Calypso
11 9 (0.49%) Sybase
11 9 (0.49%) Tableau
12 8 (0.44%) Apple
13 6 (0.33%) IBM
14 5 (0.27%) CheckPoint
14 5 (0.27%) Cognizant