According to the analysis, Glassdoor examined an outsized no. of on-line United States job postings on their website containing keywords associated with blockchain, Bitcoin [BTC] and cryptocurrency. For additional accuracy, the corporate conjointly enclosed general blockchain-related terms, whereas excluding jobs from third-party recruiting corporations. However for the salaries, Glassdoor used ‘Know Your Worth’ tool.
In line with the report, as of Aug. 2018 there have been 1,775 distinctive blockchain-related job openings within the U.S., whereas at now last year there have been 446 similar job ads, that represents an over 300% year-over-year hike.
The highest proportion of job openings is targeted over fifteen cities, along with New York and San Francisco, with 24% and 21% of total job ads considerably. They’re followed by San Jose, Chicago, and Seattle with six, five and four p.c respectively. The major fifteen cities together represent 71% of blockchain-related job ads within the U.S., whereas the remaining 21% are distributed across the remaining country.
The most in-demand blockchain roles are primarily technical and engineering, with programmer as the clear leader, comprising 19% of total job listings. Additional engineering, technology, and science roles represent around 55% of total job openings.
Despite the leadership of technical roles, Glassdoor notes the requirement for analyst relations manager, product manager, risk analyst, and marketing manager roles similarly. Notably, such roles as traders and investment analysts aren’t listed within the prime fifteen occupations.
In terms of predominating employers within the field, Glassdoor highlights blockchain software package technology firm ConsenSys and IBM, with over two hundred linked job openings, along with crypto exchanges Coinbase and Kraken, tech giant company Oracle, and fintech firm Figure. Skilled services giants Accenture and KPMG are hiring blockchain-related roles. Glassdoor noted the absence of job openings from Facebook, Google and Apple.
As reported in Aug. earlier, there is 50% hike within the variety of roles associated with blockchain or cryptocurrencies in Asian markets — Australia, India, Singapore and Malaysia— since 2017, in which developers skillful in Python language programming are among the foremost in demand candidates.