Period
to 28 February 2020

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 28 February 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Distributed Ledger Technology (DLT, Shared Ledger)
UK
6 months to
28 Feb 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 944 945 1063
Rank change year-on-year +1 +118 +123
Permanent jobs citing Distributed Ledger 61 165 153
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.050% 0.11% 0.087%
As % of the Business Applications category 0.85% 1.86% 1.10%
Number of salaries quoted 41 103 126
UK median annual salary £75,000 £82,500 £72,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -9.09% +13.79% -6.45%
10th Percentile £37,500 £45,000 £50,000
90th Percentile £115,000 £102,500 £109,375
UK excluding London median annual salary £32,500 £77,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year -58.06% +55.00% -

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 7,218 8,884 13,912
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 5.87% 5.88% 7.90%
Number of salaries quoted 5,185 6,144 10,253
UK median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.76% - +5.00%
10th Percentile £32,500 £31,250 £31,250
90th Percentile £97,500 £85,000 £82,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £46,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% +3.26% +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 28 February 2020.

Salary histogram for Distributed Ledger in the UK

Distributed Ledger
Top 5 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 28 February 2020. 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 +8 55 £75,000 -9.09% 5
London -12 51 £80,000 -3.03% 5
UK excluding London +92 10 £32,500 -58.06% 1
Scotland +37 6 - - 1
East of England - 4 £32,500 -

For the 6 months to 28 February 2020, 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 43 (70.49%) Blockchain
2 26 (42.62%) Finance
2 26 (42.62%) Java
3 23 (37.70%) Python
4 21 (34.43%) Agile Software Development
5 20 (32.79%) Software Engineering
5 20 (32.79%) Problem-Solving
6 19 (31.15%) Fintech
7 16 (26.23%) Hyperledger
7 16 (26.23%) Computer Science
7 16 (26.23%) C#
8 15 (24.59%) Smart Contracts
8 15 (24.59%) AWS
8 15 (24.59%) REST
9 14 (22.95%) JavaScript
10 13 (21.31%) .NET
10 13 (21.31%) Banking
10 13 (21.31%) Docker
11 12 (19.67%) Kotlin
11 12 (19.67%) Analytical Skills
11 12 (19.67%) Degree
12 11 (18.03%) User Experience
12 11 (18.03%) DevOps
12 11 (18.03%) GCP
12 11 (18.03%) Kubernetes
13 10 (16.39%) Go
13 10 (16.39%) Azure
13 10 (16.39%) Open Source
13 10 (16.39%) R3 Corda
13 10 (16.39%) Ethereum

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 16 (26.23%) Hyperledger
2 10 (16.39%) Ethereum
3 1 (1.64%) Elasticsearch
Business Applications
1 10 (16.39%) R3 Corda
Cloud Services
1 15 (24.59%) AWS
2 11 (18.03%) GCP
3 10 (16.39%) Azure
4 4 (6.56%) SaaS
5 2 (3.28%) GitHub
6 1 (1.64%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 4 (6.56%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 43 (70.49%) Blockchain
2 3 (4.92%) NoSQL
3 1 (1.64%) Big Data
3 1 (1.64%) MongoDB
3 1 (1.64%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (1.64%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 8 (13.11%) Git (software)
2 4 (6.56%) NSubstitute
3 2 (3.28%) Cucumber
3 2 (3.28%) gulp
3 2 (3.28%) Jasmine
3 2 (3.28%) Selenium
3 2 (3.28%) webpack
4 1 (1.64%) Gradle
4 1 (1.64%) Jenkins
4 1 (1.64%) Maven
4 1 (1.64%) TeamCity
General
1 26 (42.62%) Finance
2 13 (21.31%) Banking
3 9 (14.75%) Marketing
4 6 (9.84%) Manufacturing
4 6 (9.84%) Public Sector
5 5 (8.20%) Back Office
5 5 (8.20%) Front Office
6 4 (6.56%) Investment Banking
7 3 (4.92%) Retail
8 2 (3.28%) Automotive
8 2 (3.28%) Brand Awareness
8 2 (3.28%) Legal
9 1 (1.64%) Law
9 1 (1.64%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 30 (49.18%) Developer
2 13 (21.31%) Blockchain Developer
3 8 (13.11%) Blockchain Engineer
3 8 (13.11%) Software Engineer
4 7 (11.48%) Senior Software Engineer
5 5 (8.20%) .NET Developer
5 5 (8.20%) Blockchain Software Engineer
5 5 (8.20%) C# .NET Developer
5 5 (8.20%) C# Developer
5 5 (8.20%) SQL Developer
5 5 (8.20%) VBA Developer
6 4 (6.56%) Architect
6 4 (6.56%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
6 4 (6.56%) Product Manager
6 4 (6.56%) Python Developer
6 4 (6.56%) Python Developer - Fintech
6 4 (6.56%) Python Engineer
6 4 (6.56%) Technical Manager
6 4 (6.56%) Technical Product Manager
7 3 (4.92%) Security Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (24.59%) REST
1 15 (24.59%) Smart Contracts
2 13 (21.31%) .NET
3 9 (14.75%) CSS
4 7 (11.48%) HTML
4 7 (11.48%) Node.js
5 6 (9.84%) .NET Core
5 6 (9.84%) GraphQL
6 5 (8.20%) Web Services
7 4 (6.56%) Django
7 4 (6.56%) Flask
7 4 (6.56%) LINQ
7 4 (6.56%) Middleware
7 4 (6.56%) React
8 3 (4.92%) RESTful
9 2 (3.28%) .NET Framework
9 2 (3.28%) Gherkin
9 2 (3.28%) HTML5
9 2 (3.28%) Kafka
9 2 (3.28%) WebSockets
Miscellaneous
1 12 (19.67%) Analytical Skills
2 11 (18.03%) User Experience
3 7 (11.48%) Bitcoin
3 7 (11.48%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 5 (8.20%) Credit Risk
5 4 (6.56%) Algorithms
5 4 (6.56%) Greenfield Project
6 3 (4.92%) PKI
7 2 (3.28%) Blog
7 2 (3.28%) Derivative
7 2 (3.28%) Equities
7 2 (3.28%) Fixed Income
7 2 (3.28%) Graphic Design
7 2 (3.28%) Interest Rate Derivative
8 1 (1.64%) Data Structures
8 1 (1.64%) Digital Media
8 1 (1.64%) Enterprise Cloud
Operating Systems
1 2 (3.28%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (34.43%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (32.79%) Problem-Solving
2 20 (32.79%) Software Engineering
3 19 (31.15%) Fintech
4 16 (26.23%) Computer Science
5 11 (18.03%) DevOps
6 10 (16.39%) Open Source
7 9 (14.75%) Scrum
8 8 (13.11%) Cryptography
8 8 (13.11%) Front End Development
8 8 (13.11%) SOLID
8 8 (13.11%) Unit Testing
9 7 (11.48%) Product Management
9 7 (11.48%) Programme Management
9 7 (11.48%) Software Architecture
9 7 (11.48%) TDD
9 7 (11.48%) Use Case
10 6 (9.84%) Analytics
10 6 (9.84%) Artificial Intelligence
10 6 (9.84%) Machine Learning
Programming Languages
1 26 (42.62%) Java
2 23 (37.70%) Python
3 16 (26.23%) C#
4 14 (22.95%) JavaScript
5 12 (19.67%) Kotlin
6 10 (16.39%) Go
7 9 (14.75%) C++
8 7 (11.48%) SQL
9 5 (8.20%) Scala
9 5 (8.20%) VBA
10 4 (6.56%) PHP
10 4 (6.56%) TypeScript
11 3 (4.92%) ES6
11 3 (4.92%) Solidity
12 1 (1.64%) PL/SQL
12 1 (1.64%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 12 (19.67%) Degree
2 6 (9.84%) Computer Science Degree
3 2 (3.28%) GIAC
3 2 (3.28%) ISACA
3 2 (3.28%) OSCP
3 2 (3.28%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.28%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 13 (21.31%) Docker
Systems Management
1 11 (18.03%) Kubernetes
2 1 (1.64%) Kibana
Vendors
1 8 (13.11%) Google
2 5 (8.20%) Tableau
3 3 (4.92%) Microsoft
4 2 (3.28%) Qualys
4 2 (3.28%) Rapid7
5 1 (1.64%) Oracle