Period
to 22 September 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 22 September 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Distributed Ledger Technology (DLT, Shared Ledger)
UK
6 months to
22 Sep 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 1015 987 1112
Rank change year-on-year -28 +125 +131
Permanent jobs citing Distributed Ledger 63 186 97
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.045% 0.11% 0.055%
As % of the Business Applications category 0.78% 1.71% 0.70%
Number of salaries quoted 49 161 78
UK median annual salary £80,000 £80,000 £75,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +6.67% +30.43%
10th Percentile £52,000 £48,750 £40,500
90th Percentile £105,500 £115,000 £112,500
UK excluding London median annual salary - £35,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year - -21.11% -

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 8,084 10,877 13,772
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 5.81% 6.53% 7.79%
Number of salaries quoted 5,651 7,935 9,974
UK median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% -
10th Percentile £31,250 £31,250 £31,250
90th Percentile £85,000 £85,000 £80,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -4.00%

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 22 September 2019.

Salary histogram for Distributed Ledger in the UK

Distributed Ledger
Top 2 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 September 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 -34 63 £80,000 - 11
London -6 62 £82,500 +3.13% 11

For the 6 months to 22 September 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 44 (69.84%) Blockchain
2 35 (55.56%) Finance
3 32 (50.79%) Java
4 30 (47.62%) Agile Software Development
5 28 (44.44%) Fintech
6 25 (39.68%) Python
7 24 (38.10%) Open Source
8 23 (36.51%) AWS
9 19 (30.16%) Azure
9 19 (30.16%) Docker
10 18 (28.57%) Unit Testing
10 18 (28.57%) .NET
11 17 (26.98%) Node.js
12 16 (25.40%) Software Engineering
12 16 (25.40%) Google
13 15 (23.81%) Software Architecture
14 14 (22.22%) Banking
14 14 (22.22%) Scrum
15 13 (20.63%) Cryptography
16 12 (19.05%) R3 Corda
16 12 (19.05%) Problem-Solving
17 11 (17.46%) Bash Shell
17 11 (17.46%) AngularJS
18 10 (15.87%) Multithreading
18 10 (15.87%) PHP
18 10 (15.87%) Linux
18 10 (15.87%) Smart Contracts
18 10 (15.87%) Ethereum
18 10 (15.87%) Hyperledger
18 10 (15.87%) Microservices

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 (15.87%) Ethereum
1 10 (15.87%) Hyperledger
2 2 (3.17%) Elasticsearch
2 2 (3.17%) WildFly
3 1 (1.59%) Confluence
Business Applications
1 12 (19.05%) R3 Corda
Cloud Services
1 23 (36.51%) AWS
2 19 (30.16%) Azure
3 9 (14.29%) GCP
4 3 (4.76%) Serverless
5 2 (3.17%) OpenShift
6 1 (1.59%) AWS CloudFormation
Communications & Networking
1 8 (12.70%) DNS
1 8 (12.70%) IPFS
1 8 (12.70%) Peer-to-Peer Networking
Database & Business Intelligence
1 44 (69.84%) Blockchain
2 4 (6.35%) NoSQL
2 4 (6.35%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (1.59%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 6 (9.52%) Git (software)
2 2 (3.17%) CircleCI
2 2 (3.17%) Jenkins
2 2 (3.17%) NSubstitute
2 2 (3.17%) Sonatype Nexus
3 1 (1.59%) Bitbucket
3 1 (1.59%) JIRA
General
1 35 (55.56%) Finance
2 14 (22.22%) Banking
3 8 (12.70%) Investment Banking
3 8 (12.70%) Retail
4 3 (4.76%) Billing
4 3 (4.76%) Marketing
4 3 (4.76%) Public Sector
5 2 (3.17%) Financial Institution
6 1 (1.59%) Legal
6 1 (1.59%) Police
Job Titles
1 26 (41.27%) Developer
2 10 (15.87%) .NET Developer
2 10 (15.87%) Blockchain Developer
3 8 (12.70%) .NET Architect
3 8 (12.70%) .NET Solutions Architect
3 8 (12.70%) Architect
3 8 (12.70%) Java Architect
3 8 (12.70%) Java Solutions Architect
3 8 (12.70%) Lead Architect
3 8 (12.70%) Lead Solutions Architect
3 8 (12.70%) Python Engineer
3 8 (12.70%) Solutions Architect
4 7 (11.11%) Python Developer
4 7 (11.11%) Python Developer - Fintech
5 6 (9.52%) Blockchain Engineer
6 5 (7.94%) Java Engineer
6 5 (7.94%) Senior Developer
7 4 (6.35%) Java Developer
7 4 (6.35%) Polyglot Developer
7 4 (6.35%) Senior Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (28.57%) .NET
2 17 (26.98%) Node.js
3 11 (17.46%) AngularJS
4 10 (15.87%) Smart Contracts
5 9 (14.29%) RESTful
6 8 (12.70%) Django
6 8 (12.70%) Flask
6 8 (12.70%) GraphQL
6 8 (12.70%) REST
7 5 (7.94%) Middleware
8 4 (6.35%) J2EE
8 4 (6.35%) XML
9 2 (3.17%) .NET Core
9 2 (3.17%) Apache Camel
9 2 (3.17%) LINQ
Miscellaneous
1 10 (15.87%) Bitcoin
2 8 (12.70%) Linux Command Line
3 4 (6.35%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 2 (3.17%) User Experience
5 1 (1.59%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (1.59%) Cloud Native
5 1 (1.59%) Data Centre
5 1 (1.59%) Derivative
5 1 (1.59%) Equities
5 1 (1.59%) Fixed Income
5 1 (1.59%) Greenfield Project
5 1 (1.59%) Interest Rate Derivative
5 1 (1.59%) Mobile App
5 1 (1.59%) PKI
5 1 (1.59%) Public Cloud
5 1 (1.59%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 10 (15.87%) Linux
2 8 (12.70%) Mac OS
2 8 (12.70%) Windows
3 2 (3.17%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (1.59%) Android
4 1 (1.59%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (47.62%) Agile Software Development
2 28 (44.44%) Fintech
3 24 (38.10%) Open Source
4 18 (28.57%) Unit Testing
5 16 (25.40%) Software Engineering
6 15 (23.81%) Software Architecture
7 14 (22.22%) Scrum
8 13 (20.63%) Cryptography
9 12 (19.05%) Problem-Solving
10 10 (15.87%) Microservices
10 10 (15.87%) Multithreading
11 9 (14.29%) Kanban
11 9 (14.29%) Low Latency
11 9 (14.29%) Migration
12 8 (12.70%) Asset Management
12 8 (12.70%) Concurrent Programming
12 8 (12.70%) Enterprise Architecture
12 8 (12.70%) Mentoring
12 8 (12.70%) TOGAF
12 8 (12.70%) Wealth Management
Programming Languages
1 32 (50.79%) Java
2 25 (39.68%) Python
3 11 (17.46%) Bash Shell
4 10 (15.87%) PHP
5 9 (14.29%) Kotlin
6 8 (12.70%) TypeScript
7 5 (7.94%) Go
8 4 (6.35%) Scala
9 3 (4.76%) C#
9 3 (4.76%) C++
10 2 (3.17%) Groovy
10 2 (3.17%) Ruby
11 1 (1.59%) Apple Swift
11 1 (1.59%) Perl
11 1 (1.59%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 6 (9.52%) Degree
2 4 (6.35%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (1.59%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.17%) QA
System Software
1 19 (30.16%) Docker
Systems Management
1 2 (3.17%) Kubernetes
1 2 (3.17%) Prometheus
2 1 (1.59%) Ansible
2 1 (1.59%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (1.59%) Puppet
2 1 (1.59%) Salt
2 1 (1.59%) Terraform
Vendors
1 16 (25.40%) Google
2 8 (12.70%) Microsoft
3 4 (6.35%) Oracle
4 2 (3.17%) Red Hat
5 1 (1.59%) Salesforce.com