Asia has seen a significant increase in new jobs related to cryptocurrency and blockchain since 2017, CNBC reported on Thursday. The virtual coin industry is also permanently appealing to job seekers from the continent’s traditional sectors despite the volatility in the crypto market. These findings come from the latest data from the recruitment company Robert Walters and the Indeed job search engine.
Since 2017, Asia has experienced a 50% boom in opened positions related to virtual coin or blockchain, data from the Hong Kong-based firm Robert Walters showed. Some of the most wanted professionals have been the software developers with Python language knowledge. However, ‘not many people have the actual skill sets’ required for these jobs, John Mullally, director of financial services at Robert Walters explained.
The crypto industry has also seen problems in the lack of knowledge among job seekers in the continent.
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