Period
to 18 January 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 18 January 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Distributed Ledger Technology (DLT, Shared Ledger)
UK
6 months to
18 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 955 1090 1187
Rank change year-on-year +135 +97 +95
Permanent jobs citing Distributed Ledger 150 104 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.099% 0.060% 0.005%
As % of the Business Applications category 1.71% 0.74% 0.075%
Number of salaries quoted 100 83 7
UK median annual salary £82,500 £70,000 £75,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +17.86% -6.67% +9.09%
10th Percentile £47,250 £50,000 £44,000
90th Percentile £110,000 £118,500 £124,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £55,000 £50,000 -
% change year-on-year +10.00% - -

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 8,762 14,019 12,078
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 5.79% 8.06% 6.81%
Number of salaries quoted 6,090 10,083 9,078
UK median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% - -
10th Percentile £31,250 £31,250 £31,250
90th Percentile £85,000 £80,000 £78,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £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 18 January 2019.

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 18 January 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 +127 142 £83,750 +19.64% 18
London +85 139 £82,500 +13.79% 18
UK excluding London +53 5 £55,000 +10.00% 6
South East - 3 £105,000 -
Scotland - 2 £55,000 -

For the 6 months to 18 January 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.

1 134 (89.33%) Blockchain
2 80 (53.33%) Finance
3 64 (42.67%) Ethereum
4 62 (41.33%) Python
5 59 (39.33%) Fintech
6 56 (37.33%) Banking
7 54 (36.00%) Agile Software Development
8 53 (35.33%) Amazon AWS
9 48 (32.00%) Java
10 45 (30.00%) DevOps
10 45 (30.00%) Problem-Solving
11 44 (29.33%) C++
12 43 (28.67%) Software Engineering
12 43 (28.67%) Node.js
13 38 (25.33%) Go
14 37 (24.67%) Docker
15 36 (24.00%) Degree
16 35 (23.33%) Microsoft Azure
17 33 (22.00%) Hyperledger
18 30 (20.00%) JavaScript
18 30 (20.00%) Linux
19 28 (18.67%) Cryptography
19 28 (18.67%) Bitcoin
20 27 (18.00%) C#
21 26 (17.33%) Analytical Skills
21 26 (17.33%) Computer Science
22 25 (16.67%) Solidity
23 24 (16.00%) Cybersecurity
24 23 (15.33%) Microservices
24 23 (15.33%) Artificial Intelligence

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 64 (42.67%) Ethereum
2 33 (22.00%) Hyperledger
3 1 (0.67%) Confluence
Applications
1 5 (3.33%) Microsoft Excel
1 5 (3.33%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 20 (13.33%) R3 Corda
Cloud Services
1 53 (35.33%) Amazon AWS
2 35 (23.33%) Microsoft Azure
3 19 (12.67%) GitHub
3 19 (12.67%) Google Cloud Platform
4 12 (8.00%) Cloud Computing
5 10 (6.67%) IBM Cloud
6 8 (5.33%) Amazon EC2
6 8 (5.33%) Amazon ELB
6 8 (5.33%) Amazon S3
7 3 (2.00%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 13 (8.67%) Internet
2 9 (6.00%) IPFS
3 5 (3.33%) Peer-to-Peer Networking
4 1 (0.67%) FIX Connectivity
4 1 (0.67%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 134 (89.33%) Blockchain
2 14 (9.33%) Redis
3 10 (6.67%) MySQL
3 10 (6.67%) NoSQL
4 9 (6.00%) PostgreSQL
5 8 (5.33%) RethinkDB
6 5 (3.33%) Big Data
7 2 (1.33%) MongoDB
8 1 (0.67%) KDB
Development Applications
1 12 (8.00%) Git (software)
2 5 (3.33%) Mocha
3 3 (2.00%) JUnit
4 2 (1.33%) Hudson
4 2 (1.33%) Travis CI
5 1 (0.67%) Artifactory
5 1 (0.67%) Babel
5 1 (0.67%) git-flow
5 1 (0.67%) Gradle
5 1 (0.67%) JIRA
5 1 (0.67%) Selenium
5 1 (0.67%) TeamCity
5 1 (0.67%) webpack
General
1 80 (53.33%) Finance
2 56 (37.33%) Banking
3 16 (10.67%) Financial Institution
4 15 (10.00%) Investment Banking
5 7 (4.67%) Telecoms
6 4 (2.67%) Retail Banking
7 3 (2.00%) Advertising
8 2 (1.33%) Electronics
9 1 (0.67%) Legal
9 1 (0.67%) Marketing
9 1 (0.67%) Retail
Job Titles
1 53 (35.33%) Developer
2 44 (29.33%) Blockchain Developer
3 41 (27.33%) Blockchain Engineer
4 24 (16.00%) DevOps Engineer
5 16 (10.67%) Analyst
6 13 (8.67%) Senior DevOps
6 13 (8.67%) Senior DevOps Engineer
7 12 (8.00%) Graduate
8 11 (7.33%) DevOps Engineer - Fintech
8 11 (7.33%) Linux DevOps Engineer
8 11 (7.33%) Linux Engineer
8 11 (7.33%) Linux/Unix DevOps
8 11 (7.33%) Software Engineer
9 10 (6.67%) Ethereum Engineer
9 10 (6.67%) Project Manager
10 8 (5.33%) Backend Developer
10 8 (5.33%) Full Stack Developer
10 8 (5.33%) Node.js Developer
10 8 (5.33%) Senior Software Engineer
11 7 (4.67%) Blockchain Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 43 (28.67%) Node.js
2 23 (15.33%) Smart Contracts
3 12 (8.00%) Truffle
4 10 (6.67%) AngularJS
4 10 (6.67%) web3js
5 8 (5.33%) .NET
5 8 (5.33%) REST
6 7 (4.67%) RESTful
7 5 (3.33%) CSS
7 5 (3.33%) Natural Language Processing
7 5 (3.33%) React
7 5 (3.33%) Redux
8 4 (2.67%) FIX Protocol
8 4 (2.67%) scikit-learn
8 4 (2.67%) TensorFlow
8 4 (2.67%) Vue.js
8 4 (2.67%) Web Services
9 3 (2.00%) Middleware
9 3 (2.00%) Spring
10 2 (1.33%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 59 (39.33%) Fintech
2 28 (18.67%) Bitcoin
3 26 (17.33%) Analytical Skills
4 18 (12.00%) Greenfield Project
5 16 (10.67%) Virtual Team
6 10 (6.67%) User Experience
7 7 (4.67%) Hedge funds
8 6 (4.00%) Blog
9 5 (3.33%) Data Structures
9 5 (3.33%) Linux Command Line
10 4 (2.67%) Cyberthreat
10 4 (2.67%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 4 (2.67%) Robotics
11 3 (2.00%) Self-Motivation
12 2 (1.33%) Public Cloud
13 1 (0.67%) Algorithms
13 1 (0.67%) Enterprise Software
13 1 (0.67%) Marketing Technology
Operating Systems
1 30 (20.00%) Linux
2 6 (4.00%) Windows
3 5 (3.33%) Mac OS
4 3 (2.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 54 (36.00%) Agile Software Development
2 45 (30.00%) DevOps
2 45 (30.00%) Problem-Solving
3 43 (28.67%) Software Engineering
4 28 (18.67%) Cryptography
5 26 (17.33%) Computer Science
6 24 (16.00%) Cybersecurity
7 23 (15.33%) Artificial Intelligence
7 23 (15.33%) Microservices
8 22 (14.67%) Cryptocurrency
8 22 (14.67%) Machine Learning
9 18 (12.00%) Open Source
10 16 (10.67%) Thought Leadership
11 14 (9.33%) Analytics
11 14 (9.33%) Collaborative Working
12 13 (8.67%) B2B
12 13 (8.67%) Configuration Management
12 13 (8.67%) Test Automation
13 12 (8.00%) Data Security
13 12 (8.00%) Mathematics
Programming Languages
1 62 (41.33%) Python
2 48 (32.00%) Java
3 44 (29.33%) C++
4 38 (25.33%) Go
5 30 (20.00%) JavaScript
6 27 (18.00%) C#
7 25 (16.67%) Solidity
8 14 (9.33%) C
8 14 (9.33%) Kotlin
9 10 (6.67%) Bash Shell
9 10 (6.67%) Ruby
9 10 (6.67%) SQL
10 9 (6.00%) ES6
11 6 (4.00%) PHP
12 4 (2.67%) Shell Script
13 3 (2.00%) TypeScript
14 2 (1.33%) ES7
15 1 (0.67%) ES8
15 1 (0.67%) Perl
15 1 (0.67%) Rust
Qualifications
1 36 (24.00%) Degree
2 23 (15.33%) Computer Science Degree
3 6 (4.00%) Postgraduate
4 5 (3.33%) MBA
5 4 (2.67%) CRISC
6 2 (1.33%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (8.67%) QA
2 4 (2.67%) COBIT
3 1 (0.67%) SLA
System Software
1 37 (24.67%) Docker
2 7 (4.67%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 18 (12.00%) Kubernetes
2 14 (9.33%) Ansible
3 13 (8.67%) Opscode Chef
3 13 (8.67%) Puppet
4 7 (4.67%) Docker Swarm
5 4 (2.67%) Consul
6 1 (0.67%) Terraform
Vendors
1 20 (13.33%) Google
2 10 (6.67%) IBM
3 9 (6.00%) Microsoft
4 1 (0.67%) Oracle
4 1 (0.67%) SAP