On December 14, Microsoft LinkedIn reported on the five most popular vacancies in which he indicated "Blockchain Developer" as the largest growing job sector for 2018-2019, as reported by the CCN news agency.
According to a report by LinkedIn on new jobs in the United States for 2018, job listings for engineers who can develop distributed books with P2P technology (blockchain) have grown 33 times this year. In second place, with a large margin, placed the position of machine learning engineer, which over the same period increased 12 times.
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LinkedIn, the social network, also indicated that in addition to registering staggering growth rates, the cities with the highest demand for blockchain development skills are New York, San Francisco and Atlanta.
LinkedIn also noted the basic skills needed for this role, including knowledge of NodeNode
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In his blog, Guy Berger, Chief Economist at LinkedIn, explained why the demand for blockchain developers grew: "It is not surprising that we are seeing an "explosion" of the need for machine learning specialists and blockchain technology (...) In fact, we began to see this in last year’s report; however, more narrowly specialized roles are beginning to appear in both areas. You should also not be shocked that Blockchain Developer ranks first on the list after a surge of interest in blockchain technology and cryptocurrency this year."
Since more and more universities are introducing courses related to blockchain technology, and the demand for knowledge about blockchain continues to grow, there is no doubt that the profession will become the most demanded in 2019. Blockchain Developer is a highly sought-after profession, according to LinkedIn, but other statistical resources and professional social networks are not in a hurry to make predictions for 2019.
Editor: Yuliya Soroka