The global technology industry experienced an 8% rise in new job postings related to blockchain in Q3 2023 compared with the previous quarter, according to GlobalData’s Job Analytics. This compares to a 36% decrease versus Q3 2022. GlobalData’s Technology: Hiring Trends & Signals Q3 2023 report reveals comprehensive insights into hiring patterns, job roles, required skills, geographical trends, and key themes within the technology industry, facilitating anticipation of future workforce needs. Buy the report here.

Notably, Computer and Mathematical Occupations jobs accounted for a 31% share of the global technology industry’s blockchain-related total new job postings in Q3 2023, down 5% over the prior quarter.

Computer and Mathematical Occupations drive blockchain-related hiring activity

Computer and Mathematical Occupations, with a share of 31%, emerged as the top blockchain-related job roles within the technology industry in Q3 2023, with new job postings drop by 5% quarter-on-quarter. Management Occupations came in second with a share of 24% in Q3 2023, with new job postings rising by 24% over the previous quarter.

The other prominent blockchain roles include Business and Financial Operations Occupations with a 5% share in Q3 2023, Office and Administrative Support Occupations with a 3% share of new job postings.

Top five companies in technology industry accounted for 61% of hiring activity

The top companies, in terms of number of new job postings tracked by GlobalData, as of Q3 2023 were Circle Internet Financial, Foris DAX MT, GFT Technologies, Block, and International Business Machines. Together they accounted for a combined share of 61% of all blockchain-related new jobs in the technology industry.

Circle Internet Financial posted 371 blockchain-related new jobs in Q3 2023, Foris DAX MT 179 jobs, GFT Technologies 174 jobs, Block 159 jobs, and International Business Machines 149 jobs, according to GlobalData’s Job Analytics.

Hiring activity was driven by the US with a 48.05% share of total new job postings, Q3 2023

The largest share of blockchain-related new job postings in the technology industry in Q3 2023 was in the US with 48.05% followed by India (7.51%) and Spain (5.73%). The share represented by the US was 14 percentage points higher than the 34.37% share it accounted for in Q2 2023.

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This content was updated on 8 October 2023

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