Blockchain technology in China is growing rapidly: It is feared that the academic sector will not be able to meet the growing demand for training programs in this sector.
So daojun, Boss of Research center for the development of the digital economy of Beijing Communication UniversitySaid the first group of “blockchain graduates” will start courses this year and complete their degrees in 2024.
So, Sun believes that the Chinese blockchain industry is developing very quicklybut the education sector “falls behind” compared to the demand for new professionals.
In March the Computer University Chengdu announced a program of Bachelor in Blockchain Engineering. Registration finished: The students start their studies in September.
Growing demand for blockchain specialists
In July, Ministry of Human Resources and Social Security of China, the State administration of market surveillance and the The National Statistics Office has added 9 new professions to the list of officially approved professions by the state. This also includes “blockchain application operators” and “blockchain engineers and technical staff”.
There is also strong market demand for blockchain experts caused an increase in wages: It appears that “hundreds” of companies in China are recruiting people for tasks related to DLT technology. Monthly wages start at $ 2,865, well above the previous year’s average of $ 1,230.
Applicants with more than three years of industry experience are offered higher salaries: For people with these needs, the figure is around $ 7,000 per month.