Period
to 18 September 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 September 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Distributed Ledger Technology (DLT, Shared Ledger)
UK
6 months to
18 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 987 1110 1255
Rank change year-on-year +123 +145 -
Permanent jobs citing Distributed Ledger 186 97 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.11% 0.055% 0.008%
As % of the Business Applications category 1.72% 0.72% 0.12%
Number of salaries quoted 162 78 15
UK median annual salary £80,000 £75,000 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.67% +30.43% -
10th Percentile £47,500 £40,500 £44,000
90th Percentile £115,000 £112,500 £123,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £35,500 £45,000 -
% change year-on-year -21.11% - -

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 10,816 13,560 13,631
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 6.45% 7.69% 7.08%
Number of salaries quoted 7,897 9,818 10,426
UK median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% - -4.76%
10th Percentile £31,250 £31,250 £31,250
90th Percentile £85,000 £80,000 £80,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £46,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% -2.17% +2.22%

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 September 2018.

Salary histogram for Distributed Ledger in the UK

Distributed Ledger
Top 7 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 September 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 +122 184 £80,000 +6.67% 15
London +109 167 £80,000 +6.67% 15
UK excluding London +32 19 £35,500 -21.11% 5
South East - 11 £35,691 -
North of England - 6 £35,500 -
North West - 6 £35,500 -
Scotland -3 2 £55,000 +37.50%

For the 6 months to 18 September 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.

1 176 (94.62%) Blockchain
2 90 (48.39%) Microsoft Azure
3 85 (45.70%) Amazon AWS
4 83 (44.62%) Smart Contracts
5 76 (40.86%) Node.js
5 76 (40.86%) Docker
6 75 (40.32%) Ethereum
7 74 (39.78%) Finance
8 69 (37.10%) GitHub
9 66 (35.48%) SQL
10 63 (33.87%) Python
11 62 (33.33%) Linux
12 61 (32.80%) NoSQL
13 60 (32.26%) Git (software)
14 56 (30.11%) Solidity
15 55 (29.57%) Test Automation
15 55 (29.57%) DevOps
16 54 (29.03%) Bitcoin
17 53 (28.49%) JavaScript
18 52 (27.96%) Java
19 46 (24.73%) Redis
20 45 (24.19%) Computer Science
21 42 (22.58%) PostgreSQL
21 42 (22.58%) API Design
21 42 (22.58%) ES6
22 41 (22.04%) Front End Development
22 41 (22.04%) Data Security
23 40 (21.51%) MySQL
24 39 (20.97%) Agile Software Development
25 38 (20.43%) Banking

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 75 (40.32%) Ethereum
2 15 (8.06%) Hyperledger
3 6 (3.23%) SharePoint
4 4 (2.15%) Confluence
5 1 (0.54%) Jetty
5 1 (0.54%) Tomcat
Applications
1 1 (0.54%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (0.54%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 12 (6.45%) R3 Corda
2 1 (0.54%) Ripple
2 1 (0.54%) Ripple XRP
Cloud Services
1 90 (48.39%) Microsoft Azure
2 85 (45.70%) Amazon AWS
3 69 (37.10%) GitHub
4 29 (15.59%) Cloud Computing
5 6 (3.23%) Amazon EC2
5 6 (3.23%) Amazon S3
6 4 (2.15%) IBM Cloud
6 4 (2.15%) Slack
7 3 (1.61%) Trello
8 2 (1.08%) AWS CodePipeline
8 2 (1.08%) Cloudflare
8 2 (1.08%) CloudFront
8 2 (1.08%) Google Cloud Platform
8 2 (1.08%) Serverless
9 1 (0.54%) Amazon SQS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (3.76%) Internet
2 5 (2.69%) IPFS
3 2 (1.08%) DNS
3 2 (1.08%) Firewall
3 2 (1.08%) Network Security
4 1 (0.54%) Peer-to-Peer Networking
Database & Business Intelligence
1 176 (94.62%) Blockchain
2 61 (32.80%) NoSQL
3 46 (24.73%) Redis
4 42 (22.58%) PostgreSQL
5 40 (21.51%) MySQL
6 6 (3.23%) MongoDB
6 6 (3.23%) Relational Database
7 2 (1.08%) Big Data
7 2 (1.08%) CouchDB
8 1 (0.54%) BigchainDB
8 1 (0.54%) PouchDB
Development Applications
1 60 (32.26%) Git (software)
2 14 (7.53%) Mocha
3 9 (4.84%) JIRA
4 6 (3.23%) JUnit
5 4 (2.15%) Jenkins
6 3 (1.61%) Octopus Deploy
6 3 (1.61%) Team Foundation Server
6 3 (1.61%) webpack
7 2 (1.08%) Hudson
7 2 (1.08%) TeamCity
7 2 (1.08%) Travis CI
8 1 (0.54%) Gradle
8 1 (0.54%) IntelliJ
8 1 (0.54%) Vagrant
General
1 74 (39.78%) Finance
2 38 (20.43%) Banking
3 31 (16.67%) Telecoms
4 6 (3.23%) Advertising
4 6 (3.23%) Digital Economy
5 5 (2.69%) Electronics
5 5 (2.69%) Financial Institution
5 5 (2.69%) Retail
6 3 (1.61%) Investment Banking
7 2 (1.08%) Games
7 2 (1.08%) Manufacturing
8 1 (0.54%) Legal
8 1 (0.54%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 106 (56.99%) Developer
2 54 (29.03%) Blockchain Developer
3 36 (19.35%) Node.js Developer
4 34 (18.28%) Backend Developer
5 29 (15.59%) Senior Developer
5 29 (15.59%) Software Developer
6 26 (13.98%) JavaScript Developer
7 21 (11.29%) Blockchain Engineer
8 20 (10.75%) DevOps Engineer
9 15 (8.06%) Blockchain Lead
9 15 (8.06%) Python Developer
10 13 (6.99%) Senior Software Developer
11 7 (3.76%) Chief Technology Officer
11 7 (3.76%) Java Developer
11 7 (3.76%) Senior Backend Developer
11 7 (3.76%) Senior DevOps
11 7 (3.76%) Senior JavaScript Developer
12 6 (3.23%) Architect
13 5 (2.69%) C# Developer
13 5 (2.69%) Senior Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 83 (44.62%) Smart Contracts
2 76 (40.86%) Node.js
3 34 (18.28%) Truffle
3 34 (18.28%) web3js
4 21 (11.29%) CSS
5 17 (9.14%) HTML
6 15 (8.06%) Django
7 13 (6.99%) AngularJS
8 12 (6.45%) Web Services
9 11 (5.91%) Jest
9 11 (5.91%) REST
10 10 (5.38%) Chai
11 9 (4.84%) RESTful
12 8 (4.30%) .NET
12 8 (4.30%) Enzyme
13 7 (3.76%) Redux
13 7 (3.76%) Spring
14 6 (3.23%) ASP.NET
14 6 (3.23%) ASP.NET MVC
14 6 (3.23%) ASP.NET Web API
Miscellaneous
1 54 (29.03%) Bitcoin
2 45 (24.19%) Computer Science
3 29 (15.59%) Fintech
4 19 (10.22%) Greenfield Project
5 7 (3.76%) Management Information System
6 6 (3.23%) Analytical Skills
6 6 (3.23%) Blog
7 5 (2.69%) Self-Motivation
7 5 (2.69%) User Experience
8 4 (2.15%) Algorithms
8 4 (2.15%) Data Structures
8 4 (2.15%) Hedge funds
9 3 (1.61%) Internet of Things
9 3 (1.61%) Linked Data
9 3 (1.61%) VLE
10 2 (1.08%) Augmented Reality
10 2 (1.08%) Enterprise Software
10 2 (1.08%) PKI
10 2 (1.08%) Public Cloud
11 1 (0.54%) State Machine
Operating Systems
1 62 (33.33%) Linux
2 6 (3.23%) VMS
3 2 (1.08%) VyOS
4 1 (0.54%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 55 (29.57%) DevOps
1 55 (29.57%) Test Automation
2 42 (22.58%) API Design
3 41 (22.04%) Data Security
3 41 (22.04%) Front End Development
4 39 (20.97%) Agile Software Development
5 34 (18.28%) Identity Management
5 34 (18.28%) KYC
6 32 (17.20%) Software Engineering
7 28 (15.05%) API Development
8 19 (10.22%) Algorithmic Trading
8 19 (10.22%) Problem-Solving
9 17 (9.14%) Configuration Management
9 17 (9.14%) Cryptocurrency
10 14 (7.53%) Machine Learning
11 13 (6.99%) Cybersecurity
11 13 (6.99%) Process Improvement
11 13 (6.99%) Project Management
12 12 (6.45%) Continuous Improvement
13 11 (5.91%) Mathematics
Programming Languages
1 66 (35.48%) SQL
2 63 (33.87%) Python
3 56 (30.11%) Solidity
4 53 (28.49%) JavaScript
5 52 (27.96%) Java
6 42 (22.58%) ES6
7 35 (18.82%) C++
8 25 (13.44%) C#
9 19 (10.22%) Ruby
10 18 (9.68%) Bash Shell
11 17 (9.14%) Go
11 17 (9.14%) Scala
12 8 (4.30%) Haskell
13 7 (3.76%) Kotlin
13 7 (3.76%) Rust
14 6 (3.23%) Apple Swift
14 6 (3.23%) C
14 6 (3.23%) Elixir
14 6 (3.23%) Lua
14 6 (3.23%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 36 (19.35%) Degree
2 28 (15.05%) Computer Science Degree
3 7 (3.76%) CISA
3 7 (3.76%) CISM
3 7 (3.76%) CISMP
3 7 (3.76%) CISSP
3 7 (3.76%) ISACA
4 1 (0.54%) ISTQB
4 1 (0.54%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 1 (0.54%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (4.30%) QA
2 7 (3.76%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 76 (40.86%) Docker
2 28 (15.05%) Virtual Machines
3 2 (1.08%) iptables
Systems Management
1 27 (14.52%) Docker Swarm
1 27 (14.52%) Kubernetes
2 22 (11.83%) Ansible
3 20 (10.75%) Opscode Chef
4 18 (9.68%) Puppet
5 8 (4.30%) Terraform
6 4 (2.15%) Consul
Vendors
1 6 (3.23%) Microsoft
2 3 (1.61%) IBM
3 2 (1.08%) Cisco
3 2 (1.08%) Google
4 1 (0.54%) Capita