Period
to 15 November 2018

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 15 November 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Distributed Ledger Technology (DLT, Shared Ledger)
UK
6 months to
15 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 982 1123 1235
Rank change year-on-year +141 +112 -
Permanent jobs citing Distributed Ledger 158 76 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.097% 0.042% 0.005%
As % of the Business Applications category 1.61% 0.53% 0.067%
Number of salaries quoted 132 56 8
UK median annual salary £80,000 £70,000 £83,750
Median salary % change year-on-year +14.29% -16.42% -
10th Percentile £52,625 £38,125 £48,125
90th Percentile £116,125 £112,500 £154,000
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 9,801 14,289 13,346
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 6.01% 7.91% 6.98%
Number of salaries quoted 7,103 10,176 10,130
UK median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% - -3.85%
10th Percentile £31,250 £31,250 £31,134
90th Percentile £85,000 £80,000 £80,000
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 15 November 2018.

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 15 November 2018. 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 +129 156 £80,000 +14.29% 22
London +130 151 £80,000 +14.29% 20
UK excluding London +26 7 £55,000 +15.79% 9
South East - 5 £71,250 -
Scotland -1 2 £55,000 +37.50%

For the 6 months to 15 November 2018, 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.

1 145 (91.77%) Blockchain
2 82 (51.90%) Amazon AWS
3 74 (46.84%) Microsoft Azure
4 70 (44.30%) Ethereum
5 66 (41.77%) Docker
6 64 (40.51%) Python
7 63 (39.87%) Finance
7 63 (39.87%) Smart Contracts
8 58 (36.71%) DevOps
9 57 (36.08%) Node.js
10 56 (35.44%) Java
11 55 (34.81%) Linux
12 49 (31.01%) GitHub
13 43 (27.22%) Solidity
13 43 (27.22%) C++
14 42 (26.58%) JavaScript
14 42 (26.58%) Fintech
15 41 (25.95%) SQL
15 41 (25.95%) NoSQL
15 41 (25.95%) Git (software)
16 40 (25.32%) Bitcoin
17 39 (24.68%) Banking
18 38 (24.05%) Agile Software Development
19 34 (21.52%) Software Engineering
19 34 (21.52%) Test Automation
20 31 (19.62%) Computer Science
21 30 (18.99%) ES6
22 29 (18.35%) Go
23 28 (17.72%) Ansible
23 28 (17.72%) API Design

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 70 (44.30%) Ethereum
2 17 (10.76%) Hyperledger
3 2 (1.27%) Confluence
4 1 (0.63%) Jetty
4 1 (0.63%) Tomcat
Applications
1 1 (0.63%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (0.63%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 10 (6.33%) R3 Corda
Cloud Services
1 82 (51.90%) Amazon AWS
2 74 (46.84%) Microsoft Azure
3 49 (31.01%) GitHub
4 23 (14.56%) Cloud Computing
5 15 (9.49%) Google Cloud Platform
6 7 (4.43%) IBM Cloud
7 5 (3.16%) Amazon EC2
7 5 (3.16%) Amazon S3
8 3 (1.90%) Amazon ELB
9 2 (1.27%) Serverless
10 1 (0.63%) Amazon SQS
10 1 (0.63%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 6 (3.80%) IPFS
2 3 (1.90%) Network Security
3 2 (1.27%) Internet
4 1 (0.63%) Peer-to-Peer Networking
Database & Business Intelligence
1 145 (91.77%) Blockchain
2 41 (25.95%) NoSQL
3 27 (17.09%) Redis
4 23 (14.56%) MySQL
4 23 (14.56%) PostgreSQL
5 6 (3.80%) Relational Database
6 5 (3.16%) MongoDB
7 3 (1.90%) RethinkDB
8 2 (1.27%) Big Data
8 2 (1.27%) CouchDB
9 1 (0.63%) BigchainDB
9 1 (0.63%) KDB
9 1 (0.63%) PouchDB
Development Applications
1 41 (25.95%) Git (software)
2 8 (5.06%) Mocha
3 6 (3.80%) JUnit
4 3 (1.90%) TeamCity
5 2 (1.27%) Gradle
5 2 (1.27%) Hudson
5 2 (1.27%) Jenkins
5 2 (1.27%) JIRA
5 2 (1.27%) Travis CI
6 1 (0.63%) Artifactory
6 1 (0.63%) IntelliJ
6 1 (0.63%) Vagrant
General
1 63 (39.87%) Finance
2 39 (24.68%) Banking
3 18 (11.39%) Telecoms
4 13 (8.23%) Investment Banking
5 6 (3.80%) Advertising
6 5 (3.16%) Electronics
6 5 (3.16%) Financial Institution
7 4 (2.53%) Retail Banking
8 3 (1.90%) Retail
9 2 (1.27%) Manufacturing
10 1 (0.63%) Local Government
10 1 (0.63%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 77 (48.73%) Developer
2 45 (28.48%) Blockchain Developer
3 35 (22.15%) Blockchain Engineer
4 32 (20.25%) DevOps Engineer
5 26 (16.46%) Backend Developer
6 21 (13.29%) Node.js Developer
7 20 (12.66%) Software Developer
8 17 (10.76%) JavaScript Developer
9 16 (10.13%) Senior Developer
10 12 (7.59%) Linux DevOps Engineer
10 12 (7.59%) Linux Engineer
10 12 (7.59%) Linux/Unix DevOps
11 11 (6.96%) Senior DevOps
12 10 (6.33%) DevOps Engineer - Fintech
12 10 (6.33%) Senior Software Developer
13 9 (5.70%) Senior DevOps Engineer
14 8 (5.06%) Python Developer
15 7 (4.43%) Architect
15 7 (4.43%) Junior
16 6 (3.80%) Graduate
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 63 (39.87%) Smart Contracts
2 57 (36.08%) Node.js
3 24 (15.19%) Truffle
3 24 (15.19%) web3js
4 12 (7.59%) Web Services
5 11 (6.96%) AngularJS
5 11 (6.96%) REST
6 9 (5.70%) RESTful
7 8 (5.06%) CSS
7 8 (5.06%) Django
8 7 (4.43%) Spring
9 5 (3.16%) Jest
9 5 (3.16%) Middleware
10 4 (2.53%) Chai
10 4 (2.53%) Enzyme
10 4 (2.53%) HTML
10 4 (2.53%) J2EE
10 4 (2.53%) React
10 4 (2.53%) Redux
10 4 (2.53%) Vue.js
Miscellaneous
1 42 (26.58%) Fintech
2 40 (25.32%) Bitcoin
3 31 (19.62%) Computer Science
4 20 (12.66%) Greenfield Project
5 10 (6.33%) Hedge funds
5 10 (6.33%) User Experience
6 6 (3.80%) Analytical Skills
6 6 (3.80%) Blog
7 5 (3.16%) Data Structures
7 5 (3.16%) Self-Motivation
8 4 (2.53%) Cyberthreat
8 4 (2.53%) Robotics
9 3 (1.90%) Virtual Team
10 2 (1.27%) Algorithms
10 2 (1.27%) Augmented Reality
10 2 (1.27%) Internet of Things
10 2 (1.27%) Management Information System
10 2 (1.27%) Public Cloud
11 1 (0.63%) Clustering
11 1 (0.63%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 55 (34.81%) Linux
2 2 (1.27%) VMS
2 2 (1.27%) Windows
3 1 (0.63%) Mac OS
3 1 (0.63%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 58 (36.71%) DevOps
2 38 (24.05%) Agile Software Development
3 34 (21.52%) Software Engineering
3 34 (21.52%) Test Automation
4 28 (17.72%) API Design
5 27 (17.09%) Front End Development
6 24 (15.19%) Configuration Management
7 23 (14.56%) Cryptocurrency
8 22 (13.92%) Problem-Solving
9 20 (12.66%) Data Security
10 18 (11.39%) API Development
10 18 (11.39%) Identity Management
10 18 (11.39%) KYC
11 15 (9.49%) Process Improvement
12 14 (8.86%) Cryptography
12 14 (8.86%) Machine Learning
13 12 (7.59%) Continuous Improvement
14 11 (6.96%) Algorithmic Trading
15 10 (6.33%) Microservices
15 10 (6.33%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 64 (40.51%) Python
2 56 (35.44%) Java
3 43 (27.22%) C++
3 43 (27.22%) Solidity
4 42 (26.58%) JavaScript
5 41 (25.95%) SQL
6 30 (18.99%) ES6
7 29 (18.35%) Go
8 19 (12.03%) Ruby
9 17 (10.76%) Bash Shell
9 17 (10.76%) C#
9 17 (10.76%) Scala
10 8 (5.06%) Haskell
11 7 (4.43%) Kotlin
11 7 (4.43%) Rust
12 6 (3.80%) Apple Swift
12 6 (3.80%) C
12 6 (3.80%) Elixir
12 6 (3.80%) Lua
12 6 (3.80%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 23 (14.56%) Degree
2 21 (13.29%) Computer Science Degree
3 4 (2.53%) CRISC
4 2 (1.27%) CISA
4 2 (1.27%) CISM
4 2 (1.27%) CISMP
4 2 (1.27%) CISSP
4 2 (1.27%) ISACA
4 2 (1.27%) PhD
5 1 (0.63%) ISTQB
5 1 (0.63%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (10.76%) QA
2 4 (2.53%) COBIT
3 2 (1.27%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 66 (41.77%) Docker
2 18 (11.39%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 28 (17.72%) Ansible
2 25 (15.82%) Opscode Chef
2 25 (15.82%) Puppet
3 22 (13.92%) Kubernetes
4 21 (13.29%) Docker Swarm
5 9 (5.70%) Terraform
6 4 (2.53%) Consul
Vendors
1 16 (10.13%) Google
2 7 (4.43%) IBM
3 6 (3.80%) Microsoft
4 2 (1.27%) Cisco
5 1 (0.63%) Oracle
5 1 (0.63%) SAP