Period
to 22 January 2022

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 22 January 2022 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Distributed Ledger Technology (DLT, Shared Ledger)
UK
6 months to
22 Jan 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 944 749 963
Rank change year-on-year -195 +214 +37
Permanent jobs citing Distributed Ledger 124 28 73
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.096% 0.044% 0.058%
As % of the Business Applications category 2.04% 0.88% 0.99%
Number of salaries quoted 52 21 49
10th Percentile £59,000 £66,250 £47,500
25th Percentile £62,500 £67,500 £55,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £95,000 £77,500 £80,000
Median % change year-on-year +22.58% -3.13% -4.48%
75th Percentile £102,500 £90,000 £85,000
90th Percentile £140,000 - £102,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £100,000 - £32,500
% change year-on-year - - -40.91%

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 6,090 3,187 7,379
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 4.73% 5.02% 5.85%
Number of salaries quoted 4,069 2,375 5,336
10th Percentile £34,700 £32,500 £32,500
25th Percentile £42,500 £40,000 £41,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £55,000 £55,000 £55,000
Median % change year-on-year - - +4.76%
75th Percentile £72,500 £73,750 £75,000
90th Percentile £90,000 £88,750 £95,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +11.11% -10.00% +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 22 January 2022.

Salary histogram for Distributed Ledger in the UK

Distributed Ledger
Top 6 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 22 January 2022. 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
Jobs
England -166 115 £95,000 +22.58% 7
London -149 102 £95,000 +22.58% 6
Work from Home -197 33 £92,500 +19.35%
UK excluding London - 12 £100,000 - 1
South East - 11 £100,000 - 1
Scotland - 1 - -

For the 6 months to 22 January 2022, 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 99 (79.84%) Blockchain
2 68 (54.84%) R3 Corda
3 61 (49.19%) Agile Software Development
4 55 (44.35%) Java
5 54 (43.55%) Finance
6 45 (36.29%) Software Engineering
7 43 (34.68%) Kotlin
8 39 (31.45%) AWS
9 38 (30.65%) Azure
9 38 (30.65%) Kubernetes
9 38 (30.65%) Docker
9 38 (30.65%) Problem-Solving
10 35 (28.23%) JavaScript
11 34 (27.42%) React
12 33 (26.61%) Enterprise Software
13 32 (25.81%) Google
13 32 (25.81%) CI/CD
14 29 (23.39%) Computer Science
14 29 (23.39%) DevOps
15 28 (22.58%) Social Skills
16 27 (21.77%) GCP
17 23 (18.55%) Continuous Integration
18 22 (17.74%) Kafka
19 20 (16.13%) TypeScript
19 20 (16.13%) Terraform
19 20 (16.13%) Scrum
20 19 (15.32%) GitHub
20 19 (15.32%) Smart Contracts
21 18 (14.52%) Fintech
21 18 (14.52%) Open Source

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 17 (13.71%) Ethereum
1 17 (13.71%) Hyperledger
2 7 (5.65%) Jetty
Business Applications
1 68 (54.84%) R3 Corda
Cloud Services
1 39 (31.45%) AWS
2 38 (30.65%) Azure
3 27 (21.77%) GCP
4 19 (15.32%) GitHub
5 14 (11.29%) Firebase
5 14 (11.29%) Google Workspace
6 12 (9.68%) SaaS
7 5 (4.03%) iPaaS
8 4 (3.23%) IBM Cloud
9 3 (2.42%) IaaS
9 3 (2.42%) OpenShift
9 3 (2.42%) PaaS
10 2 (1.61%) Azure Key Vault
10 2 (1.61%) Azure Monitor
10 2 (1.61%) Azure Service Bus
11 1 (0.81%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 10 (8.06%) HTTP
2 7 (5.65%) Firewall
2 7 (5.65%) TCP/IP
3 3 (2.42%) SSL
4 2 (1.61%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 99 (79.84%) Blockchain
2 15 (12.10%) PostgreSQL
3 5 (4.03%) SQL Server
4 2 (1.61%) Redis
Development Applications
1 8 (6.45%) Jenkins
2 7 (5.65%) Git (software)
3 5 (4.03%) Octopus Deploy
3 5 (4.03%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 54 (43.55%) Finance
2 28 (22.58%) Social Skills
3 17 (13.71%) Presentation Skills
4 15 (12.10%) Inclusion and Diversity
4 15 (12.10%) Law
5 9 (7.26%) Retail
6 5 (4.03%) Manufacturing
6 5 (4.03%) Public Sector
7 4 (3.23%) Games
7 4 (3.23%) Retail Finance
8 3 (2.42%) Analytical Skills
9 2 (1.61%) Banking
Job Titles
1 40 (32.26%) Developer
2 36 (29.03%) Software Engineer
3 18 (14.52%) Senior Developer
4 14 (11.29%) Architect
4 14 (11.29%) Blockchain Developer
4 14 (11.29%) Solutions Architect
5 9 (7.26%) Blockchain Engineer
5 9 (7.26%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
5 9 (7.26%) Full Stack Developer
6 8 (6.45%) Clojure Developer
7 7 (5.65%) Product Owner
8 6 (4.84%) Blockchain Software Engineer
8 6 (4.84%) Product Manager
9 5 (4.03%) Blockchain Architect
9 5 (4.03%) Delivery Manager
9 5 (4.03%) DevOps Engineer
9 5 (4.03%) Java Engineer
9 5 (4.03%) Senior Front-End Developer
9 5 (4.03%) Senior Full Stack Developer
9 5 (4.03%) Senior Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 34 (27.42%) React
2 22 (17.74%) Kafka
3 19 (15.32%) Smart Contracts
4 13 (10.48%) Middleware
5 11 (8.87%) JSON
6 10 (8.06%) AngularJS
6 10 (8.06%) Vue.js
7 9 (7.26%) Spring Boot
8 8 (6.45%) JSON Schema
8 8 (6.45%) Keycloak
8 8 (6.45%) REST
9 7 (5.65%) Apache Avro
9 7 (5.65%) Handlebars
9 7 (5.65%) Protocol Buffers
9 7 (5.65%) web3js
10 5 (4.03%) Node.js
10 5 (4.03%) Spring
10 5 (4.03%) WebAssembly
11 3 (2.42%) .NET
11 3 (2.42%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 33 (26.61%) Enterprise Software
2 14 (11.29%) User Experience
3 10 (8.06%) Robotics
4 8 (6.45%) Fixed Income
4 8 (6.45%) Virtual Team
5 7 (5.65%) Algorithms
5 7 (5.65%) Cloud Native
5 7 (5.65%) iPad
5 7 (5.65%) Web3
6 5 (4.03%) Greenfield Project
6 5 (4.03%) IBM Mainframe
6 5 (4.03%) Legacy Systems
6 5 (4.03%) Mainframe
7 3 (2.42%) Public Cloud
8 2 (1.61%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 10 (8.06%) Linux
2 2 (1.61%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 61 (49.19%) Agile Software Development
2 45 (36.29%) Software Engineering
3 38 (30.65%) Problem-Solving
4 32 (25.81%) CI/CD
5 29 (23.39%) Computer Science
5 29 (23.39%) DevOps
6 23 (18.55%) Continuous Integration
7 20 (16.13%) Scrum
8 18 (14.52%) Fintech
8 18 (14.52%) Kanban
8 18 (14.52%) Open Source
8 18 (14.52%) Test Automation
9 17 (13.71%) Decision-Making
10 16 (12.90%) Continuous Delivery
10 16 (12.90%) High Availability
10 16 (12.90%) Microservices
11 15 (12.10%) Thought Leadership
12 14 (11.29%) Full Stack Development
12 14 (11.29%) Product Management
12 14 (11.29%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 55 (44.35%) Java
2 43 (34.68%) Kotlin
3 35 (28.23%) JavaScript
4 20 (16.13%) TypeScript
5 17 (13.71%) Python
6 10 (8.06%) DAML
7 9 (7.26%) C#
8 8 (6.45%) C++
8 8 (6.45%) Clojure
8 8 (6.45%) ClojureScript
9 5 (4.03%) COBOL
9 5 (4.03%) Go
9 5 (4.03%) Scala
9 5 (4.03%) SQL
10 4 (3.23%) Rust
10 4 (3.23%) Solidity
11 2 (1.61%) Groovy
11 2 (1.61%) Java 8
12 1 (0.81%) Java 11
Qualifications
1 13 (10.48%) Degree
2 5 (4.03%) Master's Degree
3 2 (1.61%) SAFe Agilist
4 1 (0.81%) (ISC)2 CCSP
4 1 (0.81%) CCSP
4 1 (0.81%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (0.81%) CISSP
4 1 (0.81%) CRISC
4 1 (0.81%) ISO 27001 Lead Auditor
4 1 (0.81%) SC Cleared
4 1 (0.81%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (4.84%) QA
2 5 (4.03%) COBIT
3 1 (0.81%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 38 (30.65%) Docker
2 2 (1.61%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 38 (30.65%) Kubernetes
2 20 (16.13%) Terraform
3 11 (8.87%) Ansible
4 3 (2.42%) Grafana
4 3 (2.42%) Istio
4 3 (2.42%) Prometheus
Vendors
1 32 (25.81%) Google
2 9 (7.26%) IBM
3 5 (4.03%) Atlassian
3 5 (4.03%) Microsoft
4 2 (1.61%) Oracle
5 1 (0.81%) Intel