Period
to 16 April 2021

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 16 April 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Distributed Ledger Technology (DLT, Shared Ledger)
UK
6 months to
16 Apr 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 819 926 970
Rank change year-on-year +107 +44 +51
Permanent jobs citing Distributed Ledger 34 51 156
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.040% 0.046% 0.10%
As % of the Business Applications category 0.87% 0.77% 1.77%
Number of salaries quoted 27 43 103
10th Percentile £70,000 £39,500 £45,000
25th Percentile £72,500 £59,375 £65,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £80,000 £72,500 £82,500
Median % change year-on-year +10.34% -12.12% +13.79%
75th Percentile £87,500 £93,750 £97,500
90th Percentile £90,000 £112,500 £105,500
UK excluding London median annual salary - £32,500 £77,500
% change year-on-year - -58.06% +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 3,892 6,583 8,824
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 4.63% 5.88% 5.94%
Number of salaries quoted 2,913 4,823 6,152
10th Percentile £32,500 £32,500 £32,000
25th Percentile £41,250 £42,500 £40,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £55,000 £55,000 £52,500
Median % change year-on-year - +4.76% -
75th Percentile £73,750 £75,000 £68,750
90th Percentile £88,750 £95,000 £86,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £47,500 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year -5.00% +5.26% -

Distributed Ledger
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for Distributed Ledger in the UK

Distributed Ledger
Salary Trend

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Distributed Ledger.

Salary trend for Distributed Ledger in the UK

Distributed Ledger
Salary Histogram

Salary distribution for jobs citing Distributed Ledger over the 6 months to 16 April 2021.

Salary histogram for Distributed Ledger in the UK

Distributed Ledger
Top 3 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 16 April 2021. 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 +129 34 £80,000 +10.34% 2
London +91 34 £80,000 +6.67% 2
Work from Home -122 9 £80,000 +33.33% 3

For the 6 months to 16 April 2021, 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 29 (85.29%) Blockchain
2 25 (73.53%) Finance
3 19 (55.88%) R3 Corda
4 18 (52.94%) Azure
4 18 (52.94%) DevOps
5 15 (44.12%) Test Automation
6 14 (41.18%) Kubernetes
7 9 (26.47%) Docker
8 8 (23.53%) Microservices
8 8 (23.53%) Software Engineering
9 7 (20.59%) Identity Access Management
9 7 (20.59%) Ethereum
10 6 (17.65%) Developer Relations
10 6 (17.65%) OAuth2
10 6 (17.65%) Spring Boot
10 6 (17.65%) Data Transformation
10 6 (17.65%) Data Integration
10 6 (17.65%) OAuth
10 6 (17.65%) Data Security
10 6 (17.65%) Web Services
10 6 (17.65%) Data Modelling
10 6 (17.65%) B2B
11 4 (11.76%) Java
11 4 (11.76%) Fintech
12 3 (8.82%) Solidity
12 3 (8.82%) DevSecOps
12 3 (8.82%) Infrastructure as Code
12 3 (8.82%) Hyperledger
12 3 (8.82%) JavaScript
12 3 (8.82%) Python

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 7 (20.59%) Ethereum
2 3 (8.82%) Hyperledger
Business Applications
1 19 (55.88%) R3 Corda
Cloud Services
1 18 (52.94%) Azure
2 1 (2.94%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.94%) IPFS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (85.29%) Blockchain
Development Applications
1 3 (8.82%) Git (software)
General
1 25 (73.53%) Finance
2 3 (8.82%) Banking
2 3 (8.82%) Financial Institution
3 1 (2.94%) Investment Banking
3 1 (2.94%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 12 (35.29%) DevOps Engineer
2 6 (17.65%) DevOps Specialist
2 6 (17.65%) Software Engineer
3 4 (11.76%) Developer
4 3 (8.82%) Backend Developer
5 1 (2.94%) Audit Manager
5 1 (2.94%) Cybersecurity Manager
5 1 (2.94%) Head of Compliance
5 1 (2.94%) IT Audit Manager
5 1 (2.94%) IT Manager
5 1 (2.94%) IT Services Manager
5 1 (2.94%) Java Developer
5 1 (2.94%) Risk Manager
5 1 (2.94%) Security Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (17.65%) OAuth
1 6 (17.65%) OAuth2
1 6 (17.65%) Spring Boot
1 6 (17.65%) Web Services
2 3 (8.82%) Django
2 3 (8.82%) Kafka
2 3 (8.82%) Spring
3 2 (5.88%) Node.js
4 1 (2.94%) Middleware
4 1 (2.94%) Smart Contracts
Miscellaneous
1 3 (8.82%) PKI
2 1 (2.94%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (2.94%) Fixed Income
Operating Systems
1 3 (8.82%) Linux
1 3 (8.82%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (52.94%) DevOps
2 15 (44.12%) Test Automation
3 8 (23.53%) Microservices
3 8 (23.53%) Software Engineering
4 7 (20.59%) Identity Access Management
5 6 (17.65%) B2B
5 6 (17.65%) Data Integration
5 6 (17.65%) Data Modelling
5 6 (17.65%) Data Security
5 6 (17.65%) Data Transformation
5 6 (17.65%) Developer Relations
6 4 (11.76%) Fintech
7 3 (8.82%) DevSecOps
7 3 (8.82%) Infrastructure as Code
7 3 (8.82%) Product Management
7 3 (8.82%) Resilience Testing
8 2 (5.88%) Cryptography
8 2 (5.88%) High Availability
8 2 (5.88%) Risk Management
8 2 (5.88%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 4 (11.76%) Java
2 3 (8.82%) JavaScript
2 3 (8.82%) Kotlin
2 3 (8.82%) Python
2 3 (8.82%) Solidity
3 2 (5.88%) C++
4 1 (2.94%) Go
Qualifications
1 1 (2.94%) CISM
1 1 (2.94%) CISSP
1 1 (2.94%) Computer Science Degree
1 1 (2.94%) CRISC
1 1 (2.94%) Degree
1 1 (2.94%) ISO 27001 Lead Auditor
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.94%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 9 (26.47%) Docker
Systems Management
1 14 (41.18%) Kubernetes