Period
to 27 September 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 27 September 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Distributed Ledger Technology (DLT, Shared Ledger)
UK
6 months to
27 Sep 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 895 602 1039
Rank change year-on-year -293 +437 -30
Permanent jobs citing Distributed Ledger 134 82 64
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.11% 0.17% 0.046%
As % of the Business Applications category 2.11% 2.91% 0.78%
Number of salaries quoted 42 68 51
10th Percentile £58,750 £48,750 £52,500
25th Percentile £63,750 £49,688 £73,750
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £88,750 £60,000 £80,000
Median % change year-on-year +47.92% -25.00% -
75th Percentile £100,000 £78,750 £97,500
90th Percentile £110,000 £93,250 £102,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £100,000 - -

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 6,344 2,815 8,225
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 5.20% 5.91% 5.86%
Number of salaries quoted 4,200 2,074 5,850
10th Percentile £34,385 £33,750 £31,750
25th Percentile £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £56,500 £57,500 £55,000
Median % change year-on-year -1.74% +4.55% +4.76%
75th Percentile £73,750 £75,000 £72,000
90th Percentile £87,500 £95,000 £86,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,300 £47,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +5.89% -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 27 September 2021.

Salary histogram for Distributed Ledger in the UK

Distributed Ledger
Top 7 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 27 September 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 -269 128 £90,000 +50.00% 2
London -221 112 £88,750 +47.92% 1
Work from Home -315 31 £90,000 +50.00%
UK excluding London - 14 £100,000 - 1
South East - 13 £100,000 -
North of England - 1 £75,000 -
North West - 1 £75,000 -

For the 6 months to 27 September 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.

1 105 (78.36%) Blockchain
2 81 (60.45%) Problem-Solving
3 78 (58.21%) Java
4 75 (55.97%) R3 Corda
5 71 (52.99%) Software Engineering
6 62 (46.27%) Agile Software Development
7 57 (42.54%) Middleware
8 54 (40.30%) Kotlin
8 54 (40.30%) Enterprise Software
9 48 (35.82%) Computer Science
9 48 (35.82%) Continuous Integration
10 46 (34.33%) Azure
11 44 (32.84%) AWS
12 39 (29.10%) Test Automation
13 35 (26.12%) Fintech
14 33 (24.63%) Continuous Improvement
15 32 (23.88%) GCP
15 32 (23.88%) RESTful
16 31 (23.13%) Finance
16 31 (23.13%) Coaching
17 30 (22.39%) Kubernetes
18 28 (20.90%) Open Source
18 28 (20.90%) Python
18 28 (20.90%) JIRA
19 27 (20.15%) Banking
19 27 (20.15%) Oracle
19 27 (20.15%) DevOps
20 26 (19.40%) REST
20 26 (19.40%) Linux
20 26 (19.40%) Validation

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 23 (17.16%) Confluence
2 20 (14.93%) Oracle Coherence
3 11 (8.21%) Ethereum
3 11 (8.21%) Hyperledger
4 5 (3.73%) CMS
Business Applications
1 75 (55.97%) R3 Corda
Cloud Services
1 46 (34.33%) Azure
2 44 (32.84%) AWS
3 32 (23.88%) GCP
4 16 (11.94%) GitHub
5 7 (5.22%) SaaS
6 5 (3.73%) iPaaS
7 4 (2.99%) IaaS
7 4 (2.99%) OpenShift
7 4 (2.99%) PaaS
8 2 (1.49%) Azure Key Vault
8 2 (1.49%) Azure Service Bus
9 1 (0.75%) Cloud Computing
9 1 (0.75%) Firebase
9 1 (0.75%) Google Workspace
Communications & Networking
1 12 (8.96%) SSL
2 7 (5.22%) HTTP
3 2 (1.49%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 105 (78.36%) Blockchain
2 20 (14.93%) Oracle Database
2 20 (14.93%) Relational Database
3 14 (10.45%) PostgreSQL
4 9 (6.72%) SQL Server
5 6 (4.48%) Big Data
6 3 (2.24%) GIS
Development Applications
1 28 (20.90%) JIRA
2 25 (18.66%) Git (software)
3 21 (15.67%) Jenkins
3 21 (15.67%) TeamCity
4 20 (14.93%) Bitbucket
4 20 (14.93%) IntelliJ
4 20 (14.93%) JUnit
4 20 (14.93%) Maven
4 20 (14.93%) Sonatype Nexus
5 14 (10.45%) Gradle
6 5 (3.73%) Artifactory
6 5 (3.73%) Octopus Deploy
6 5 (3.73%) Visual Studio Team System
7 1 (0.75%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 31 (23.13%) Finance
2 27 (20.15%) Banking
3 23 (17.16%) Social Skills
4 19 (14.18%) Presentation Skills
5 15 (11.19%) Inclusion and Diversity
5 15 (11.19%) Law
6 13 (9.70%) Analytical Skills
7 5 (3.73%) Manufacturing
7 5 (3.73%) Public Sector
7 5 (3.73%) Retail
8 1 (0.75%) Documentation Skills
8 1 (0.75%) Financial Institution
8 1 (0.75%) Investment Banking
8 1 (0.75%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 60 (44.78%) Software Engineer
2 25 (18.66%) Developer
3 14 (10.45%) Java Developer
4 13 (9.70%) Senior Developer
5 12 (8.96%) Architect
6 10 (7.46%) Blockchain Engineer
6 10 (7.46%) Senior Software Engineer
7 9 (6.72%) Solutions Architect
8 8 (5.97%) Analyst
8 8 (5.97%) Business Analyst
9 7 (5.22%) Product Analyst
9 7 (5.22%) Product Business Analyst
9 7 (5.22%) Senior Software Developer
9 7 (5.22%) Software Developer
10 6 (4.48%) Blockchain Architect
10 6 (4.48%) Blockchain Software Engineer
10 6 (4.48%) DevOps Engineer
10 6 (4.48%) Product Manager
10 6 (4.48%) Senior Java Developer
11 5 (3.73%) Delivery Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 57 (42.54%) Middleware
2 32 (23.88%) RESTful
3 26 (19.40%) REST
4 25 (18.66%) AngularJS
5 22 (16.42%) Web Services
6 21 (15.67%) HTML
6 21 (15.67%) HTML5
7 20 (14.93%) Kafka
8 11 (8.21%) Spring Boot
9 10 (7.46%) React
10 8 (5.97%) Spring
11 7 (5.22%) Java EE
12 5 (3.73%) Node.js
12 5 (3.73%) OAuth
12 5 (3.73%) OpenID
12 5 (3.73%) SAML
12 5 (3.73%) Vue.js
12 5 (3.73%) WebAssembly
13 4 (2.99%) JSON
13 4 (2.99%) YAML
Miscellaneous
1 54 (40.30%) Enterprise Software
2 15 (11.19%) iPad
3 10 (7.46%) Robotics
4 7 (5.22%) Virtual Team
5 6 (4.48%) Algorithms
6 5 (3.73%) Legacy Systems
7 4 (2.99%) Public Cloud
8 3 (2.24%) Analytical Mindset
8 3 (2.24%) Digital Currency
8 3 (2.24%) User Experience
9 1 (0.75%) Derivative
9 1 (0.75%) Fixed Income
9 1 (0.75%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 26 (19.40%) Linux
2 20 (14.93%) Windows
3 2 (1.49%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 81 (60.45%) Problem-Solving
2 71 (52.99%) Software Engineering
3 62 (46.27%) Agile Software Development
4 48 (35.82%) Computer Science
4 48 (35.82%) Continuous Integration
5 39 (29.10%) Test Automation
6 35 (26.12%) Fintech
7 33 (24.63%) Continuous Improvement
8 31 (23.13%) Coaching
9 28 (20.90%) Open Source
10 27 (20.15%) DevOps
11 26 (19.40%) Validation
12 25 (18.66%) Decision-Making
13 22 (16.42%) Scrum
14 21 (15.67%) Front End Development
15 20 (14.93%) Critical Thinking
15 20 (14.93%) Deployment Automation
15 20 (14.93%) Multithreading
15 20 (14.93%) OOP
15 20 (14.93%) Thought Leadership
Programming Languages
1 78 (58.21%) Java
2 54 (40.30%) Kotlin
3 28 (20.90%) Python
4 20 (14.93%) Shell Script
5 14 (10.45%) SQL
6 10 (7.46%) DAML
7 9 (6.72%) JavaScript
8 8 (5.97%) C++
9 4 (2.99%) Scala
9 4 (2.99%) TypeScript
10 2 (1.49%) C#
10 2 (1.49%) Groovy
11 1 (0.75%) Go
11 1 (0.75%) Java 11
Qualifications
1 25 (18.66%) Degree
2 5 (3.73%) Master's Degree
3 2 (1.49%) SAFe Agilist
4 1 (0.75%) (ISC)2 CCSP
4 1 (0.75%) CCSP
4 1 (0.75%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (0.75%) CISSP
4 1 (0.75%) CRISC
4 1 (0.75%) ISO 27001 Lead Auditor
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (14.93%) PMO
1 20 (14.93%) QA
2 5 (3.73%) COBIT
3 1 (0.75%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 21 (15.67%) Docker
2 2 (1.49%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 30 (22.39%) Kubernetes
2 25 (18.66%) Terraform
3 7 (5.22%) Ansible
3 7 (5.22%) Grafana
3 7 (5.22%) Istio
3 7 (5.22%) Prometheus
Vendors
1 27 (20.15%) Oracle
2 21 (15.67%) Google
3 20 (14.93%) Solace
4 8 (5.97%) Intel
5 6 (4.48%) Microsoft
6 5 (3.73%) Atlassian
6 5 (3.73%) Splunk