As a professional social networking service LinkedIn verified it in the latest report, an excellent knowledge of blockchain technology is one of the ten most crucial skills that employees in the Asia-Pacific region should have.
Because of the fact, that blockchain technology is becoming more and more important for employers, the 2019 APAC version of "The Future of Skills"
includs blockchain on the list of the skills that potential employees will be required to obtain in the nearest future.
In particular, the configuration and management of distributed and decentralized registers technology will be a very useful ability. The skills that were also included on the list are compliance and artificial intelligence
Both areas are closely related to the blockchain sphere, and as a consequence of the constant invention of breakthrough technologies, it is necessary to continuously inform the regulatory bodies.
The development of employees' skills can be used to predict where the industries are heading - commented LinkedIn.
The report states as well, that:
Researching which skills are the most often required by some industries shows what changes such industries expect.
Blockchain oriented companies often summarize other LinkedIn research, such as, for example, desired jobs. In April Coinbase
, the US cryptocurrency exchange
, was the only cryptocurrency company that managed to get a place on the local list of "Top Companies 2019".
As part of APAC, blockchain technology placed especially high on the list in jurisdictions like Singapore, Hong Kong and South Korea.
In all three countries, companies were gathering in order to develop various applications. The governments of these countries also badly want the implementation of this technology to be formal.
For example, Singapore is promoting the nationwide initiative "Project Ubin"
, which should lead to the wider availability of blockchain services as early as 2020