Spain is the country where Demand for workers in the ‘blockchain’ industry‘ And it has increased. Notably, the growth in 2021 was 609%, according to a report prepared by the cryptocurrency trading platform LinkedIn and OKEx.
Thus, according to the report, Spain ranks among the ten countries with the highest demand for talent in the region. Global Blockchain Industry Talent InsightsWhich analyzes data for the year 2021 and focuses on Web 3.0.
The list also includes the United States, China, France, India, Germany, the United Kingdom, Brazil, Mexico and Canada, as the report points out, which indicates that “job offers in these countries have multiplied in 2021,
a trend that is maintained in the first half of 2022According to LinkedIn: “Based on the number of job offers published in this period, the demand for talent in these countries continues to increase”.
As of 2021, Spain was the country with the highest figure in terms of growth, followed by Canada, with 560% and Brazil, with 518%. With very few figures, ranging from 60% in the United Kingdom to 190% in Mexico, are Germany, the United States and China. Of the top 10 countries, only France has recorded a decrease, which is 11%.
Most Wanted Profile
Within the blockchain industry, there are five profiles Which stands for increased demand for them in companies.
the first is that quality analyst, The demand for which grew by 713% between June 2021 and June 20222. It is followed by cryptological technicians and compliance specialists, both of which have increased by over 250%.
Finally, there are profiles of compliance experts, performers and support analysts, according to data extracted from the report.
“The rapid development of these profiles shows that, with the advancement of blockchain technology and its penetration, integration and development in various sectors, the blockchain industry Moving from being highly financial to being technical In its nature, ”say experts from OKEx and LinkedIn.
Despite this change in trend, the situation of merchant of cryptocurrencies Still the busiest. Also at the top of the list are software engineers, analysts and managers, indicating that the more traditional positions of this new industry are still the main ones to move forward.
While these positions continue to be dominated, companies are increasingly looking for More engineers and talent in information technologySome specialties in which there are not enough trained people, as established in the report.
Metaverse and Web 3.0, Key Trends in the Industry
According to OKEx experts, although cryptocurrency is one area that has inspired the blockchain industry, which is closely related to bitcoin, it seems that other sectors will continue to pull the bandwagon in the coming years.
“While the concepts Metaverse and Web 3.0 (or Web3) are evolving at a high speed and slowly establishing themselves, with the blockchain technology and cryptocurrency ecosystem enjoying a steady boom,” he says from the platform.
Regarding the rise of the Metaverse, they point out that “in addition to the addition of new organizations and large companies that have announced their entry into it, it has also begun to be incorporated into plans at the national level,” the report says, Which sets the government as the example of Seoul, which announced the creation of an administrative service in the metaverse.
In addition, experts believe that Web 3.0 will “play a bigger role” in many areas of the region and “will transform the online economy and existing business model”.
These findings come at a time when virtual land sales in the Metaverse are at their lowest level in six months and Cryptocurrency is on the decline Almost constant in recent months.