Blockchain Creates New Career Opportunities by@blockchaintechnology

Blockchain Creates New Career Opportunities

In India, Naukri.com, a web-based Job portal, currently reveals 20,500 blockchain-related jobs, upon looking up the keyword blockchain. LinkedIn report, reveals blockchain as a hard skill in high demand, beating cloud computing skills, artificial intelligence, and cybersecurity, which were the most in-demand skills in 2019. Job opportunities are expected to grow further after the Supreme Court lifted the ban on cryptocurrencies in India this year. According to Statista, spending on blockchain technology solutions may reach up to $15.9 billion by 2023.
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Blockchain, the technology behind cryptocurrencies, is creating a plethora of opportunities for job seekers. Both students and seasoned tech professionals have opportunities to carve a career in this consistently growing technology. For tech professionals who lost their job during this pandemic, the technology offers a respite from a large number of job vacancies around the world.


In India, Naukri.com, a web-based Job portal, currently reveals 20,500 blockchain-related jobs, upon looking up the keyword blockchain. Similarly, LinkedIn India shows 900 blockchain jobs upon search. A LinkedIn report, reveals blockchain as a hard skill in high demand, beating cloud computing skills, artificial intelligence, and cybersecurity, which were the most in-demand skills in 2019.


What’s more, job opportunities are expected to grow further after the Supreme Court lifted the ban on cryptocurrencies in India this year. Several prominent blockchain start-ups have come up and many more are flourishing in the space.

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Blockchain Certifications



What is blockchain technology?

**Blockchain **is a distributed ledger technology (DLT) that allows businesses to create a tamper-proof decentralized data network. Supply chain, fin-tech, banking, retail, and many other industries are using technology to create more transparency in business operations Perr increases the efficiency of the business processes.

The adoption of technology across financial institutions has grown significantly, accelerating the pace of banking operations. Cross-border payments are cheaper and faster due to the elimination of middle services. Food all which earlier would take a week now can take place in less than a  minute giving supply chain companies more control.

Growth of the blockchain industry

Both blockchain-based applications (Dapps) and cryptocurrencies are growing around the world. According to Statista, spending on blockchain technology solutions may reach up to $15.9 billion by 2023.


Cryptocurrency exchanges are growing phenomenally. WazirX, CoinDCX, and CoinSwitch are a few exchanges that are leading the growth of the cryptocurrency market. As the cryptocurrency market matures, demand for new roles like blockchain engineers, crypto community managers, etc. is increasing as well. This is a good time for students or anyone who wants to start a tech career. The supply of blockchain talent is short in the Indian market.


Demand for blockchain professionals


After the Supreme Court lifted the ban on cryptocurrencies, cryptocurrency exchanges have grown in the industry. Hiring across blockchain-based products and cryptocurrencies is witnessing a spurt. Blockchain technology is relatively new in the industry, which is making it challenging for employers to find skilled talent. Companies are struggling to find talent that meets their needs. Nischal Shetty, Founder of WazirX, a Mumbai-based cryptocurrency exchange, says “We’re actively hiring in India to fuel our growth. Though the demand is high, skills in blockchain and cryptocurrencies don’t exist in India.”

The lifting of the ban on cryptocurrency will accelerate the growth of the industry and will give rise to new job roles. Blockchain engineers, community managers, and crypto economists are a few roles that will see a spurt of demand, adds Sumit Gupta, Cofounder, and CEO, of CoinDCX, a Mumbai-based cryptocurrency exchange.

Blockchain Technology

Blockchain Technology


Start-ups are collaborating with ed-tech start-ups to impart requisite skills and develop the talent required by the company. Blockchain Certifications, training, and courses have grown to meet the demand for upskilling. Wazir X, for instance, has partnered with five ed-tech companies including Indian Blockchain Institute, Corum8, Zubi, Qualki Academy, and Inbox Academy to offer training to meet its demand for blockchain professionals. Many start-ups are educating students at universities and colleges to propagate knowledge of blockchain technology via webinars and workshops, to spread awareness and pique interest among the students.

Worldwide, CBCA (Central Blockchain Council of America), Blockchain Council, and other blockchain professional certification institutes have emerged to offer skill development programs to excel in a blockchain career.

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