Period
to 4 August 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 4 August 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Distributed Ledger Technology (DLT, Shared Ledger)
UK
6 months to
4 Aug 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 694 1019 956
Rank change year-on-year +325 -63 +167
Permanent jobs citing Distributed Ledger 81 70 228
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.12% 0.049% 0.13%
As % of the Business Applications category 2.03% 0.82% 1.96%
Number of salaries quoted 114 63 208
Median annual salary £60,000 £80,000 £80,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -25.00% - +3.56%
10th Percentile £48,750 £50,000 £34,250
90th Percentile £91,000 £102,500 £113,250
UK excluding London median annual salary - £77,500 £35,500
% change year-on-year - +118.31% -16.47%

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 3,983 8,514 11,613
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 5.98% 5.95% 6.72%
Number of salaries quoted 2,896 5,965 8,546
Median annual salary £57,500 £55,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.55% +4.76% +5.00%
10th Percentile £32,500 £32,000 £31,250
90th Percentile £95,000 £85,000 £85,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £49,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +2.04% +3.16% +5.56%

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 4 August 2020.

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 4 August 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 +328 81 £60,000 -25.00% 8
London +232 81 £60,000 -33.33% 8
Work from Home +104 53 £60,000 -22.58% 4

For the 6 months to 4 August 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 63 (77.78%) Blockchain
2 54 (66.67%) R3 Corda
3 51 (62.96%) Java
4 48 (59.26%) Web Services
5 47 (58.02%) Data Modelling
6 45 (55.56%) Microservices
7 43 (53.09%) Kotlin
7 43 (53.09%) OAuth
8 36 (44.44%) DevOps
8 36 (44.44%) B2B
9 35 (43.21%) Data Transformation
9 35 (43.21%) OAuth2
9 35 (43.21%) Data Integration
9 35 (43.21%) Identity Access Management
10 34 (41.98%) Azure
11 27 (33.33%) Software Engineering
12 24 (29.63%) Docker
12 24 (29.63%) Spring Boot
13 21 (25.93%) Kubernetes
13 21 (25.93%) SQL
14 20 (24.69%) Agile Software Development
15 19 (23.46%) Data Security
15 19 (23.46%) Finance
16 17 (20.99%) .NET
16 17 (20.99%) Terraform
17 16 (19.75%) Fintech
18 14 (17.28%) iPaaS
18 14 (17.28%) Retail
19 13 (16.05%) JavaScript
19 13 (16.05%) Problem-Solving

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 10 (12.35%) Hyperledger
2 9 (11.11%) Ethereum
3 3 (3.70%) IBM HTTP Server
4 1 (1.23%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 3 (3.70%) Adobe Illustrator
1 3 (3.70%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 54 (66.67%) R3 Corda
Cloud Services
1 34 (41.98%) Azure
2 14 (17.28%) iPaaS
3 9 (11.11%) Serverless
4 8 (9.88%) Azure Active Directory
5 5 (6.17%) AWS
6 4 (4.94%) SaaS
7 2 (2.47%) GCP
8 1 (1.23%) Cloud Computing
Database & Business Intelligence
1 63 (77.78%) Blockchain
2 11 (13.58%) NoSQL
3 8 (9.88%) SQL Server
4 7 (8.64%) MongoDB
5 5 (6.17%) Cosmos DB
6 1 (1.23%) Azure SQL Database
6 1 (1.23%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 11 (13.58%) IntelliJ
2 4 (4.94%) webpack
3 3 (3.70%) Git (software)
3 3 (3.70%) Jenkins
3 3 (3.70%) SonarQube
4 2 (2.47%) Cypress.io
4 2 (2.47%) NUnit
4 2 (2.47%) Selenium
4 2 (2.47%) SpecFlow
5 1 (1.23%) Cucumber
5 1 (1.23%) Gradle
5 1 (1.23%) JUnit
5 1 (1.23%) Liquibase
General
1 19 (23.46%) Finance
2 14 (17.28%) Retail
3 3 (3.70%) Financial Institution
4 1 (1.23%) Banking
4 1 (1.23%) Corporate Banking
Job Titles
1 29 (35.80%) Developer
2 26 (32.10%) Software Engineer
3 12 (14.81%) Java Developer
4 9 (11.11%) Senior Developer
4 9 (11.11%) Senior Java Developer
5 7 (8.64%) Architect
5 7 (8.64%) Blockchain Engineer
5 7 (8.64%) Enterprise Architect
6 3 (3.70%) Designer
6 3 (3.70%) Java Developer - Fintech
6 3 (3.70%) UX Designer
7 2 (2.47%) .NET Software Engineer
7 2 (2.47%) Blockchain Developer
7 2 (2.47%) Blockchain Software Engineer
7 2 (2.47%) C# Developer
7 2 (2.47%) C# Software Engineer
7 2 (2.47%) Graduate
7 2 (2.47%) Graduate Developer
7 2 (2.47%) Senior Software Engineer
7 2 (2.47%) Technical Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 48 (59.26%) Web Services
2 43 (53.09%) OAuth
3 35 (43.21%) OAuth2
4 24 (29.63%) Spring Boot
5 17 (20.99%) .NET
6 12 (14.81%) React
7 11 (13.58%) .NET Core
8 10 (12.35%) REST
9 9 (11.11%) Node.js
10 7 (8.64%) .NET Framework
11 6 (7.41%) AngularJS
12 5 (6.17%) Spring
13 4 (4.94%) GraphQL
13 4 (4.94%) LESS
13 4 (4.94%) NgRx
13 4 (4.94%) Sass
14 3 (3.70%) Hibernate
14 3 (3.70%) HTML
14 3 (3.70%) J2EE
14 3 (3.70%) Material Design
Miscellaneous
1 12 (14.81%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (6.17%) Greenfield Project
3 4 (4.94%) Bitcoin
4 3 (3.70%) Derivative
4 3 (3.70%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 3 (3.70%) User Experience
5 1 (1.23%) Algorithms
5 1 (1.23%) Cyber Defence
5 1 (1.23%) Data Centre
5 1 (1.23%) Robotics
Operating Systems
1 1 (1.23%) Linux
1 1 (1.23%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 47 (58.02%) Data Modelling
2 45 (55.56%) Microservices
3 36 (44.44%) B2B
3 36 (44.44%) DevOps
4 35 (43.21%) Data Integration
4 35 (43.21%) Data Transformation
4 35 (43.21%) Identity Access Management
5 27 (33.33%) Software Engineering
6 20 (24.69%) Agile Software Development
7 19 (23.46%) Data Security
8 16 (19.75%) Fintech
9 13 (16.05%) Problem-Solving
10 11 (13.58%) Scrum
10 11 (13.58%) Weighted Shortest Job First
11 10 (12.35%) Machine Learning
12 9 (11.11%) Analytics
12 9 (11.11%) Auto-Scaling
12 9 (11.11%) Data Analytics
12 9 (11.11%) Deadline-Driven
12 9 (11.11%) OWASP
Programming Languages
1 51 (62.96%) Java
2 43 (53.09%) Kotlin
3 21 (25.93%) SQL
4 13 (16.05%) JavaScript
5 11 (13.58%) C#
5 11 (13.58%) Python
6 9 (11.11%) TypeScript
7 8 (9.88%) Solidity
8 6 (7.41%) Go
9 5 (6.17%) C++
10 1 (1.23%) Java 8
Qualifications
1 1 (1.23%) Degree
1 1 (1.23%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (9.88%) NIST
2 2 (2.47%) QA
3 1 (1.23%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 24 (29.63%) Docker
2 8 (9.88%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 21 (25.93%) Kubernetes
2 17 (20.99%) Terraform
3 1 (1.23%) Kibana
Vendors
1 2 (2.47%) Microsoft
1 2 (2.47%) Oracle
2 1 (1.23%) BT