Period
to 23 May 2019

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 23 May 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Distributed Ledger Technology (DLT, Shared Ledger)
UK
6 months to
23 May 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 959 963 1106
Rank change year-on-year +4 +143 +129
Permanent jobs citing Distributed Ledger 130 230 61
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.090% 0.13% 0.036%
As % of the Business Applications category 1.52% 1.85% 0.51%
Number of salaries quoted 82 195 50
UK median annual salary £87,500 £75,000 £79,750
Median salary % change year-on-year +16.67% -5.96% +6.33%
10th Percentile £45,000 £41,500 £48,625
90th Percentile £100,000 £114,000 £112,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £77,500 £35,500 -
% change year-on-year +118.31% - -

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 8,575 12,413 12,007
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 5.95% 7.22% 7.10%
Number of salaries quoted 5,830 9,170 9,085
UK median annual salary £52,500 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.00% -
10th Percentile £31,250 £31,250 £30,657
90th Percentile £85,000 £85,000 £78,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £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 23 May 2019.

Salary histogram for Distributed Ledger in the UK

Distributed Ledger
Top 4 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 23 May 2019. 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 -13 114 £90,000 +20.00% 7
London -36 107 £90,000 +16.13% 7
UK excluding London +77 7 £77,500 +118.31%
South East +36 7 £77,500 +121.41%

For the 6 months to 23 May 2019, 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.

1 108 (83.08%) Blockchain
2 78 (60.00%) Finance
3 53 (40.77%) Problem-Solving
4 51 (39.23%) Agile Software Development
5 49 (37.69%) Banking
6 46 (35.38%) Fintech
7 45 (34.62%) Degree
8 38 (29.23%) Open Source
9 37 (28.46%) Node.js
9 37 (28.46%) Analytical Skills
10 35 (26.92%) Artificial Intelligence
11 33 (25.38%) Python
12 31 (23.85%) Java
13 30 (23.08%) DevOps
14 29 (22.31%) Docker
14 29 (22.31%) Software Engineering
15 28 (21.54%) C#
15 28 (21.54%) Amazon AWS
16 27 (20.77%) Cybersecurity
16 27 (20.77%) C++
17 26 (20.00%) Hyperledger
18 25 (19.23%) AngularJS
19 24 (18.46%) Microsoft Azure
20 22 (16.92%) Analytics
20 22 (16.92%) Ethereum
21 21 (16.15%) R3 Corda
22 18 (13.85%) Machine Learning
22 18 (13.85%) Computer Science
23 17 (13.08%) Cryptography
23 17 (13.08%) Kotlin

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 26 (20.00%) Hyperledger
2 22 (16.92%) Ethereum
Applications
1 9 (6.92%) Microsoft Excel
1 9 (6.92%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 21 (16.15%) R3 Corda
Cloud Services
1 28 (21.54%) Amazon AWS
2 24 (18.46%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (3.85%) Google Cloud Platform
4 3 (2.31%) Cloud Computing
5 2 (1.54%) SaaS
6 1 (0.77%) Amazon EC2
6 1 (0.77%) Amazon ELB
6 1 (0.77%) Amazon S3
6 1 (0.77%) GitHub
6 1 (0.77%) IBM Cloud
6 1 (0.77%) PaaS
6 1 (0.77%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 16 (12.31%) Internet
2 4 (3.08%) IPFS
2 4 (3.08%) Peer-to-Peer Networking
3 1 (0.77%) DNS
3 1 (0.77%) FIX Connectivity
Database & Business Intelligence
1 108 (83.08%) Blockchain
2 9 (6.92%) Big Data
3 3 (2.31%) NoSQL
4 2 (1.54%) MongoDB
4 2 (1.54%) SQL Server
5 1 (0.77%) MySQL
5 1 (0.77%) Redis
5 1 (0.77%) RethinkDB
Development Applications
1 6 (4.62%) Git (software)
2 1 (0.77%) Babel
2 1 (0.77%) git-flow
2 1 (0.77%) GitLab
2 1 (0.77%) Gradle
2 1 (0.77%) Maven
2 1 (0.77%) Mocha
2 1 (0.77%) Selenium
2 1 (0.77%) webpack
General
1 78 (60.00%) Finance
2 49 (37.69%) Banking
3 11 (8.46%) Financial Institution
4 4 (3.08%) Investment Banking
5 3 (2.31%) Billing
6 2 (1.54%) Marketing
7 1 (0.77%) Legal
7 1 (0.77%) Retail
7 1 (0.77%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 41 (31.54%) Developer
2 33 (25.38%) Blockchain Developer
3 22 (16.92%) Blockchain Engineer
4 17 (13.08%) Analyst
5 15 (11.54%) Graduate
5 15 (11.54%) Project Manager
6 12 (9.23%) .NET Developer
7 9 (6.92%) Consultant
7 9 (6.92%) IT Consultant
7 9 (6.92%) IT Manager
7 9 (6.92%) IT Project Manager
7 9 (6.92%) Senior Developer
8 6 (4.62%) Implementation Manager
8 6 (4.62%) Implementation Project Manager
8 6 (4.62%) Integration Manager
8 6 (4.62%) Senior .NET Developer
8 6 (4.62%) Senior Consultant
8 6 (4.62%) Senior Manager
8 6 (4.62%) Senior Project Manager
8 6 (4.62%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 37 (28.46%) Node.js
2 25 (19.23%) AngularJS
3 16 (12.31%) .NET
4 9 (6.92%) Natural Language Processing
5 8 (6.15%) .NET Core
6 7 (5.38%) React
7 6 (4.62%) FIX Protocol
8 5 (3.85%) Smart Contracts
9 4 (3.08%) Kafka
10 3 (2.31%) REST
11 2 (1.54%) ASP.NET Web API
11 2 (1.54%) Aurelia
11 2 (1.54%) Express
11 2 (1.54%) Middleware
11 2 (1.54%) MSMQ
11 2 (1.54%) SOAP
11 2 (1.54%) Truffle
11 2 (1.54%) Vue.js
11 2 (1.54%) Web Services
11 2 (1.54%) web3js
Miscellaneous
1 46 (35.38%) Fintech
2 37 (28.46%) Analytical Skills
3 11 (8.46%) Bitcoin
3 11 (8.46%) Virtual Team
4 9 (6.92%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 8 (6.15%) Greenfield Project
6 4 (3.08%) Linux Command Line
6 4 (3.08%) User Experience
7 1 (0.77%) Algorithms
7 1 (0.77%) Blog
7 1 (0.77%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (0.77%) PKI
7 1 (0.77%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 9 (6.92%) Linux
2 5 (3.85%) Unix
3 4 (3.08%) Mac OS
3 4 (3.08%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 53 (40.77%) Problem-Solving
2 51 (39.23%) Agile Software Development
3 38 (29.23%) Open Source
4 35 (26.92%) Artificial Intelligence
5 30 (23.08%) DevOps
6 29 (22.31%) Software Engineering
7 27 (20.77%) Cybersecurity
8 22 (16.92%) Analytics
9 18 (13.85%) Computer Science
9 18 (13.85%) Machine Learning
10 17 (13.08%) Cryptography
11 16 (12.31%) B2B
11 16 (12.31%) Open Source Development
11 16 (12.31%) Thought Leadership
12 15 (11.54%) Creative Thinking
12 15 (11.54%) Cryptocurrency
12 15 (11.54%) Data Science
12 15 (11.54%) Innovative Thinking
12 15 (11.54%) Mobile Development
12 15 (11.54%) Site Reliability Engineering
Programming Languages
1 33 (25.38%) Python
2 31 (23.85%) Java
3 28 (21.54%) C#
4 27 (20.77%) C++
5 17 (13.08%) Kotlin
6 16 (12.31%) Go
7 13 (10.00%) C
8 11 (8.46%) JavaScript
9 10 (7.69%) Solidity
10 4 (3.08%) Bash Shell
10 4 (3.08%) PHP
11 3 (2.31%) Ruby
12 2 (1.54%) ES7
12 2 (1.54%) Scala
13 1 (0.77%) ES6
13 1 (0.77%) ES8
13 1 (0.77%) Shell Script
13 1 (0.77%) SQL
13 1 (0.77%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 45 (34.62%) Degree
2 17 (13.08%) Computer Science Degree
3 15 (11.54%) Postgraduate
4 9 (6.92%) MBA
5 1 (0.77%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (3.08%) SLA
2 1 (0.77%) QA
System Software
1 29 (22.31%) Docker
Systems Management
1 8 (6.15%) Kubernetes
2 1 (0.77%) Ansible
2 1 (0.77%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (0.77%) Puppet
Vendors
1 10 (7.69%) Microsoft
2 8 (6.15%) IBM
3 7 (5.38%) Google
4 3 (2.31%) ConsenSys
4 3 (2.31%) Sawtooth Software