Period
to 18 July 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies with a requirement for Distributed Ledger skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Distributed Ledger over the 6 months to 18 July 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Distributed Ledger Technology (DLT, Shared Ledger)
UK
6 months to
18 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 966 1124 1255
Rank change year-on-year +158 +131 -
Permanent jobs citing Distributed Ledger 239 86 39
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.14% 0.048% 0.019%
As % of the Business Applications category 2.02% 0.66% 0.27%
Number of salaries quoted 208 70 37
UK median annual salary £77,500 £77,250 £75,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +0.32% +3.00% -
10th Percentile £42,625 £41,000 £51,500
90th Percentile £115,000 £112,500 £137,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £35,500 £40,000 -
% change year-on-year -11.25% - -

Distributed Ledger is in the Business Applications category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies with a requirement for business application skills.

All Business Application Skills
UK
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for business application skills 11,803 12,978 14,489
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 6.76% 7.31% 7.12%
Number of salaries quoted 8,758 9,633 11,163
UK median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% - -4.76%
10th Percentile £31,250 £31,000 £30,500
90th Percentile £85,000 £80,000 £80,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - -

Distributed Ledger
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing Distributed Ledger as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for Distributed Ledger in the UK

Distributed Ledger
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Distributed Ledger.

Salary trend for Distributed Ledger in the UK

Distributed Ledger
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Distributed Ledger over the 6 months to 18 July 2018.

Salary histogram for Distributed Ledger in the UK

Distributed Ledger
Top 6 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Distributed Ledger within the UK over the 6 months to 18 July 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +160 239 £77,500 -2.52% 23
London +143 221 £80,000 +0.63% 21
UK excluding London +12 18 £35,500 -11.25% 2
South East - 12 £35,691 -
North of England - 6 £35,500 - 2
North West - 6 £35,500 - 2

For the 6 months to 18 July 2018, IT jobs citing Distributed Ledger also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads with a requirement for Distributed Ledger.

1 221 (92.47%) Blockchain
2 119 (49.79%) Smart Contracts
3 114 (47.70%) Finance
4 111 (46.44%) SQL
5 108 (45.19%) Node.js
6 100 (41.84%) NoSQL
6 100 (41.84%) GitHub
6 100 (41.84%) Git (software)
6 100 (41.84%) Microsoft Azure
7 93 (38.91%) Amazon AWS
8 92 (38.49%) Test Automation
8 92 (38.49%) Ethereum
9 88 (36.82%) Docker
10 83 (34.73%) Linux
11 80 (33.47%) Redis
12 76 (31.80%) MySQL
12 76 (31.80%) Banking
13 74 (30.96%) Data Security
14 73 (30.54%) PostgreSQL
14 73 (30.54%) Front End Development
14 73 (30.54%) Bitcoin
15 68 (28.45%) KYC
16 67 (28.03%) Identity Management
17 65 (27.20%) JavaScript
17 65 (27.20%) Solidity
18 64 (26.78%) Telecoms
19 63 (26.36%) DevOps
20 58 (24.27%) API Design
21 56 (23.43%) ES6
22 55 (23.01%) CSS

Distributed Ledger
Co-occurring IT Skills by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 92 (38.49%) Ethereum
2 23 (9.62%) Hyperledger
3 8 (3.35%) Confluence
4 6 (2.51%) SharePoint
5 3 (1.26%) Apache Spark
5 3 (1.26%) Elasticsearch
6 2 (0.84%) Predix
7 1 (0.42%) Jetty
7 1 (0.42%) Tomcat
Applications
1 4 (1.67%) MS Visio
2 3 (1.26%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 1 (0.42%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 13 (5.44%) R3 Corda
2 1 (0.42%) Ripple
2 1 (0.42%) Ripple XRP
Cloud Services
1 100 (41.84%) GitHub
1 100 (41.84%) Microsoft Azure
2 93 (38.91%) Amazon AWS
3 47 (19.67%) Cloud Computing
4 23 (9.62%) Slack
5 22 (9.21%) Trello
6 20 (8.37%) Amazon EC2
6 20 (8.37%) Amazon S3
7 2 (0.84%) Cloudflare
7 2 (0.84%) CloudFront
7 2 (0.84%) Cortana Intelligence Suite
7 2 (0.84%) Google Cloud Platform
7 2 (0.84%) IBM Cloud
7 2 (0.84%) SAP Leonardo
8 1 (0.42%) Amazon SQS
Communications & Networking
1 12 (5.02%) Internet
2 2 (0.84%) DNS
2 2 (0.84%) Firewall
2 2 (0.84%) Network Security
2 2 (0.84%) Peer-to-Peer Networking
3 1 (0.42%) IPFS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 221 (92.47%) Blockchain
2 100 (41.84%) NoSQL
3 80 (33.47%) Redis
4 76 (31.80%) MySQL
5 73 (30.54%) PostgreSQL
6 6 (2.51%) Relational Database
7 5 (2.09%) Big Data
8 4 (1.67%) MongoDB
9 3 (1.26%) Hadoop
10 2 (0.84%) CouchDB
11 1 (0.42%) BigchainDB
11 1 (0.42%) PouchDB
Development Applications
1 100 (41.84%) Git (software)
2 28 (11.72%) JIRA
3 26 (10.88%) Mocha
4 18 (7.53%) webpack
5 8 (3.35%) Jenkins
6 7 (2.93%) Octopus Deploy
6 7 (2.93%) Team Foundation Server
7 6 (2.51%) JUnit
8 5 (2.09%) RSpec
9 4 (1.67%) Babel
9 4 (1.67%) Gradle
10 3 (1.26%) Maven
10 3 (1.26%) Spinnaker
10 3 (1.26%) Travis CI
11 2 (0.84%) TeamCity
12 1 (0.42%) IntelliJ
12 1 (0.42%) Vagrant
General
1 114 (47.70%) Finance
2 76 (31.80%) Banking
3 64 (26.78%) Telecoms
4 10 (4.18%) Digital Economy
5 8 (3.35%) Retail
6 7 (2.93%) Manufacturing
7 6 (2.51%) Financial Institution
8 5 (2.09%) Advertising
8 5 (2.09%) Electronics
9 3 (1.26%) Investment Banking
9 3 (1.26%) Wholesale Banking
10 2 (0.84%) Games
10 2 (0.84%) Legal
10 2 (0.84%) Marketing
11 1 (0.42%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 149 (62.34%) Developer
2 68 (28.45%) Blockchain Developer
3 47 (19.67%) Backend Developer
3 47 (19.67%) Senior Developer
4 46 (19.25%) Node.js Developer
5 32 (13.39%) JavaScript Developer
6 28 (11.72%) Software Developer
7 17 (7.11%) Blockchain Engineer
7 17 (7.11%) DevOps Engineer
8 15 (6.28%) Blockchain Lead
8 15 (6.28%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
9 14 (5.86%) Python Developer
10 13 (5.44%) Senior Backend Developer
11 12 (5.02%) Senior Software Developer
12 9 (3.77%) React Developer
12 9 (3.77%) Senior JavaScript Developer
13 8 (3.35%) Java Developer
14 7 (2.93%) Senior Java Developer
14 7 (2.93%) Software Engineer
15 6 (2.51%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 119 (49.79%) Smart Contracts
2 108 (45.19%) Node.js
3 55 (23.01%) CSS
4 43 (17.99%) web3js
5 41 (17.15%) Truffle
6 40 (16.74%) HTML
7 29 (12.13%) AngularJS
8 26 (10.88%) Jest
9 25 (10.46%) Chai
10 23 (9.62%) jQuery
11 22 (9.21%) CSS3
11 22 (9.21%) DOM
11 22 (9.21%) Ember.js
11 22 (9.21%) Redux
12 21 (8.79%) Enzyme
13 18 (7.53%) Apache Cordova
13 18 (7.53%) Express
13 18 (7.53%) PhoneGap
13 18 (7.53%) React Native
14 14 (5.86%) Django
Miscellaneous
1 73 (30.54%) Bitcoin
2 47 (19.67%) Computer Science
3 30 (12.55%) Fintech
4 18 (7.53%) Greenfield Project
5 7 (2.93%) Management Information System
6 6 (2.51%) Algorithms
6 6 (2.51%) Self-Motivation
7 5 (2.09%) Analytical Skills
7 5 (2.09%) Linked Data
7 5 (2.09%) Linux Command Line
7 5 (2.09%) Mobile App
7 5 (2.09%) VLE
8 4 (1.67%) Hedge funds
8 4 (1.67%) User Experience
9 3 (1.26%) Internet of Things
9 3 (1.26%) PKI
9 3 (1.26%) Private Cloud
9 3 (1.26%) Public Cloud
9 3 (1.26%) Virtual Team
10 2 (0.84%) Augmented Reality
Operating Systems
1 83 (34.73%) Linux
2 20 (8.37%) VMS
3 5 (2.09%) Apple iOS
4 3 (1.26%) CoreOS
5 2 (0.84%) VyOS
6 1 (0.42%) Unix
6 1 (0.42%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 92 (38.49%) Test Automation
2 74 (30.96%) Data Security
3 73 (30.54%) Front End Development
4 68 (28.45%) KYC
5 67 (28.03%) Identity Management
6 63 (26.36%) DevOps
7 58 (24.27%) API Design
8 52 (21.76%) Agile Software Development
9 41 (17.15%) API Development
10 38 (15.90%) Software Engineering
11 35 (14.64%) Project Management
12 30 (12.55%) Continuous Integration
13 28 (11.72%) TDD
14 24 (10.04%) Unit Testing
15 22 (9.21%) BDD
15 22 (9.21%) Mobile Development
15 22 (9.21%) Problem-Solving
16 20 (8.37%) Machine Learning
17 18 (7.53%) Algorithmic Trading
18 17 (7.11%) Cybersecurity
Programming Languages
1 111 (46.44%) SQL
2 65 (27.20%) JavaScript
2 65 (27.20%) Solidity
3 56 (23.43%) ES6
4 54 (22.59%) Python
5 50 (20.92%) Java
6 35 (14.64%) Bash Shell
7 23 (9.62%) C++
7 23 (9.62%) Scala
8 20 (8.37%) C#
9 18 (7.53%) Ruby
10 11 (4.60%) Apple Swift
10 11 (4.60%) Objective-C
11 10 (4.18%) Go
12 9 (3.77%) Haskell
12 9 (3.77%) R
13 7 (2.93%) Kotlin
14 6 (2.51%) Elixir
14 6 (2.51%) Lua
14 6 (2.51%) Rust
Qualifications
1 36 (15.06%) Degree
2 22 (9.21%) Computer Science Degree
3 7 (2.93%) CISA
3 7 (2.93%) CISM
3 7 (2.93%) CISMP
3 7 (2.93%) CISSP
3 7 (2.93%) ISACA
4 3 (1.26%) PhD
5 1 (0.42%) ISTQB
5 1 (0.42%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 1 (0.42%) MBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (2.93%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 5 (2.09%) QA
3 2 (0.84%) Basel III
3 2 (0.84%) SEPA
3 2 (0.84%) TARGET2
System Software
1 88 (36.82%) Docker
2 41 (17.15%) Virtual Machines
3 2 (0.84%) iptables
Systems Management
1 44 (18.41%) Kubernetes
2 37 (15.48%) Docker Swarm
3 23 (9.62%) Ansible
4 17 (7.11%) Opscode Chef
5 15 (6.28%) Puppet
6 8 (3.35%) Terraform
7 3 (1.26%) Fluentd
7 3 (1.26%) Grafana
7 3 (1.26%) logstash
7 3 (1.26%) Prometheus
7 3 (1.26%) Rancher
Vendors
1 5 (2.09%) Microsoft
2 4 (1.67%) Google
2 4 (1.67%) SAP
3 3 (1.26%) Cloudera
3 3 (1.26%) Cognizant
3 3 (1.26%) Hortonworks
4 2 (0.84%) Cisco
4 2 (0.84%) IBM
4 2 (0.84%) RapidMiner