Period
to 8 December 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 8 December 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Distributed Ledger Technology (DLT, Shared Ledger)
UK
6 months to
8 Dec 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 987 993 1145
Rank change year-on-year +6 +152 +83
Permanent jobs citing Distributed Ledger 67 155 76
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.050% 0.098% 0.042%
As % of the Business Applications category 0.89% 1.61% 0.53%
Number of salaries quoted 41 123 55
UK median annual salary £80,000 £82,500 £70,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -3.03% +17.86% -11.11%
10th Percentile £47,500 £50,000 £41,750
90th Percentile £102,500 £115,000 £99,000
UK excluding London median annual salary - £55,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year - +15.79% -

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 7,548 9,607 14,406
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 5.68% 6.05% 8.01%
Number of salaries quoted 5,351 6,885 10,241
UK median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% -
10th Percentile £32,000 £31,250 £31,250
90th Percentile £90,000 £85,000 £80,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% +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 8 December 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 8 December 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 +14 61 £80,000 -3.03% 6
London -3 60 £80,000 -3.03% 3
UK excluding London +101 6 - - 3
Scotland +15 6 - -

For the 6 months to 8 December 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 44 (65.67%) Blockchain
2 38 (56.72%) Java
3 37 (55.22%) Finance
4 36 (53.73%) Agile Software Development
5 32 (47.76%) Fintech
6 28 (41.79%) Python
6 28 (41.79%) Software Engineering
7 24 (35.82%) .NET
8 21 (31.34%) Unit Testing
9 20 (29.85%) Scrum
10 19 (28.36%) Open Source
10 19 (28.36%) R3 Corda
11 17 (25.37%) Problem-Solving
12 16 (23.88%) AWS
12 16 (23.88%) Google
13 15 (22.39%) Cryptography
13 15 (22.39%) C#
13 15 (22.39%) Software Architecture
14 14 (20.90%) Node.js
15 13 (19.40%) Smart Contracts
15 13 (19.40%) Ethereum
15 13 (19.40%) Hyperledger
15 13 (19.40%) REST
15 13 (19.40%) Azure
15 13 (19.40%) Bitcoin
15 13 (19.40%) PHP
15 13 (19.40%) Banking
15 13 (19.40%) Multithreading
16 12 (17.91%) Computer Science
16 12 (17.91%) Linux

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 13 (19.40%) Ethereum
1 13 (19.40%) Hyperledger
2 2 (2.99%) Elasticsearch
2 2 (2.99%) WildFly
3 1 (1.49%) Confluence
Business Applications
1 19 (28.36%) R3 Corda
Cloud Services
1 16 (23.88%) AWS
2 13 (19.40%) Azure
3 10 (14.93%) GCP
4 3 (4.48%) Serverless
5 2 (2.99%) OpenShift
6 1 (1.49%) AWS CloudFormation
6 1 (1.49%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 8 (11.94%) DNS
1 8 (11.94%) IPFS
1 8 (11.94%) Peer-to-Peer Networking
Database & Business Intelligence
1 44 (65.67%) Blockchain
2 3 (4.48%) NoSQL
2 3 (4.48%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (1.49%) MongoDB
3 1 (1.49%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 9 (13.43%) Git (software)
2 5 (7.46%) NSubstitute
3 2 (2.99%) CircleCI
3 2 (2.99%) Cucumber
3 2 (2.99%) Jenkins
3 2 (2.99%) Selenium
3 2 (2.99%) Sonatype Nexus
4 1 (1.49%) Bitbucket
4 1 (1.49%) JIRA
General
1 37 (55.22%) Finance
2 13 (19.40%) Banking
3 8 (11.94%) Investment Banking
3 8 (11.94%) Retail
4 7 (10.45%) Public Sector
5 6 (8.96%) Manufacturing
5 6 (8.96%) Marketing
6 2 (2.99%) Automotive
6 2 (2.99%) Brand Awareness
6 2 (2.99%) Financial Institution
6 2 (2.99%) Legal
Job Titles
1 27 (40.30%) Developer
2 14 (20.90%) Blockchain Developer
3 13 (19.40%) .NET Developer
4 8 (11.94%) .NET Architect
4 8 (11.94%) .NET Solutions Architect
4 8 (11.94%) Architect
4 8 (11.94%) Java Architect
4 8 (11.94%) Java Solutions Architect
4 8 (11.94%) Lead Architect
4 8 (11.94%) Lead Solutions Architect
4 8 (11.94%) Python Engineer
4 8 (11.94%) Solutions Architect
5 7 (10.45%) Python Developer
5 7 (10.45%) Python Developer - Fintech
6 6 (8.96%) Product Manager
6 6 (8.96%) Technical Manager
6 6 (8.96%) Technical Product Manager
7 5 (7.46%) C# Developer
7 5 (7.46%) Java Engineer
7 5 (7.46%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (35.82%) .NET
2 14 (20.90%) Node.js
3 13 (19.40%) REST
3 13 (19.40%) Smart Contracts
4 9 (13.43%) RESTful
5 8 (11.94%) Django
5 8 (11.94%) Flask
5 8 (11.94%) GraphQL
6 7 (10.45%) Middleware
7 6 (8.96%) .NET Core
8 5 (7.46%) LINQ
9 4 (5.97%) CSS
10 3 (4.48%) J2EE
10 3 (4.48%) XML
11 2 (2.99%) .NET Framework
11 2 (2.99%) Apache Camel
11 2 (2.99%) Gherkin
11 2 (2.99%) HTML
11 2 (2.99%) React
12 1 (1.49%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 13 (19.40%) Bitcoin
2 8 (11.94%) Linux Command Line
3 7 (10.45%) User Experience
4 5 (7.46%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (4.48%) Algorithms
5 3 (4.48%) PKI
6 2 (2.99%) Blog
6 2 (2.99%) Derivative
6 2 (2.99%) Equities
6 2 (2.99%) Fixed Income
6 2 (2.99%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 2 (2.99%) Greenfield Project
6 2 (2.99%) Interest Rate Derivative
7 1 (1.49%) Cloud Native
7 1 (1.49%) Data Centre
7 1 (1.49%) Mobile App
7 1 (1.49%) Public Cloud
7 1 (1.49%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 12 (17.91%) Linux
2 8 (11.94%) Mac OS
2 8 (11.94%) Windows
3 2 (2.99%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (1.49%) Android
4 1 (1.49%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (53.73%) Agile Software Development
2 32 (47.76%) Fintech
3 28 (41.79%) Software Engineering
4 21 (31.34%) Unit Testing
5 20 (29.85%) Scrum
6 19 (28.36%) Open Source
7 17 (25.37%) Problem-Solving
8 15 (22.39%) Cryptography
8 15 (22.39%) Software Architecture
9 13 (19.40%) Multithreading
10 12 (17.91%) Computer Science
11 11 (16.42%) Kanban
11 11 (16.42%) Microservices
12 9 (13.43%) Analytics
12 9 (13.43%) Low Latency
12 9 (13.43%) Migration
12 9 (13.43%) Product Management
12 9 (13.43%) TDD
13 8 (11.94%) Asset Management
13 8 (11.94%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 38 (56.72%) Java
2 28 (41.79%) Python
3 15 (22.39%) C#
4 13 (19.40%) PHP
5 11 (16.42%) Bash Shell
5 11 (16.42%) Kotlin
6 8 (11.94%) Scala
6 8 (11.94%) TypeScript
7 7 (10.45%) JavaScript
8 6 (8.96%) C++
9 3 (4.48%) Go
10 2 (2.99%) Groovy
10 2 (2.99%) Ruby
11 1 (1.49%) Apple Swift
11 1 (1.49%) Perl
11 1 (1.49%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 2 (2.99%) Degree
1 2 (2.99%) GIAC
1 2 (2.99%) ISACA
1 2 (2.99%) OSCP
1 2 (2.99%) SANS
2 1 (1.49%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.99%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 2 (2.99%) QA
System Software
1 12 (17.91%) Docker
Systems Management
1 2 (2.99%) Kubernetes
1 2 (2.99%) Prometheus
2 1 (1.49%) Ansible
2 1 (1.49%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (1.49%) Puppet
2 1 (1.49%) Salt
2 1 (1.49%) Terraform
Vendors
1 16 (23.88%) Google
2 8 (11.94%) Microsoft
3 3 (4.48%) Oracle
4 2 (2.99%) Qualys
4 2 (2.99%) Rapid7
4 2 (2.99%) Red Hat
5 1 (1.49%) Salesforce.com