According to the analysis, Glassdoor examinedan outsizedno.ofon-lineUnited States job postings on theirwebsitecontaining keywordsassociated withblockchain, Bitcoin [BTC] and cryptocurrency.For additionalaccuracy,the corporateconjointlyenclosedgeneral blockchain-related terms,whereas excluding jobs from third-party recruitingcorporations. However for the salaries, Glassdoor used ‘Know Your Worth’ tool.
In line with the report, as of Aug. 2018there have been1,775distinctiveblockchain-related job openingswithin theU.S.,whereasatnowlast yearthere have been446 similar job ads,thatrepresents an over 300% year-over-year hike.
The highest proportion of job openings istargetedoverfifteencities,along withNew YorkandSan Francisco, with24%and21%of total job adsconsiderably.They’refollowed by San Jose, Chicago, andSeattle with six, five andfourp.crespectively.The majorfifteencitiestogetherrepresent71%of blockchain-related job adswithin theU.S.,whereasthe remaining21%aredistributed acrossthe remaining country.
The most in-demand blockchain rolesareprimarily technical and engineering, withprogrammeras theclear leader, comprising19%of total job listings.Additionalengineering, technology, and science roles represent around 55%of total job openings.
Despite the leadership oftechnicalroles, Glassdoor notesthe requirementfor analyst relations manager, product manager, risk analyst, andmarketingmanager rolessimilarly. Notably, such roles as traders and investment analystsaren’tlistedwithin theprimefifteenoccupations.
In terms of predominating employerswithin thefield, Glassdoor highlights blockchain softwarepackagetechnology firm ConsenSys and IBM, with overtwo hundredlinkedjob openings,along with crypto exchanges Coinbase and Kraken,tech giantcompany Oracle, and fintech firm Figure.Skilledservices giants Accenture and KPMGarehiring blockchain-related roles. Glassdoor noted the absence of job openings from Facebook, Google and Apple.
As reported in Aug. earlier, there is 50%hikewithin thevarietyof rolesassociated withblockchain or cryptocurrencies in Asian markets — Australia, India, Singapore andMalaysia— since 2017,in whichdevelopersskillfulin Python language programmingareamongthe foremostin demandcandidates.