February 4, 2023

Study: the number of vacancies in the blockchain industry grew by 26% in 2019

Indeed recruiting company reports that this year the number of vacancies for professionals working in blockchain sphere increased by a quarter.

The report notes that the number of placedblockchain vacancies for specialists in the blockchain increased by 26% from 2018 to 2019. In addition, over the past 4 years, the growth of this sector amounted to 1,457%.

Moreover, the number of job search requests inthe blockchain industry over the same period decreased by 56%. The peak of interest in working in the cryptocurrency industry came at the end of 2017, when the bitcoin exchange rate soared to record levels. Since then, job seekers have gradually lost interest in working in this industry.

Most often, blockchain specialists are soughtDeloitte, IBM, Accenture, Cisco, Collins Aerospace, Ernst & Young, and Coinbase. At the same time, the top lines in the list of the most sought-after specialists are occupied by developers, software architects and engineers.

Indeed analysts expect 2020companies will continue to search for professionals working in the field of blockchain, despite the “extreme volatility of bitcoin and regulatory uncertainty regarding cryptocurrencies”.

In the summer, TeqAtlas analyzed openblockchain related vacancies. According to the data presented, from 2013 to 2018, the average annual growth in the number of vacancies in the industry amounted to 139%, and by the end of May 2,300 vacancies were opened.