Period
to 21 August 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies with a requirement for Smart Contracts skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Smart Contracts over the 6 months to 21 August 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Smart Contract
UK
6 months to
21 Aug 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 1145 1256 -
Rank change year-on-year +111 - -
Permanent jobs citing Smart Contracts 42 3 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.024% 0.002% -
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.059% 0.004% -
Number of salaries quoted 41 2 0
UK median annual salary £65,000 £66,250 -
Median salary % change year-on-year -1.89% - -
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 - -

Smart Contracts is in the industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills.

Software Library & Framework Skills
UK
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills 71321 76425 82669
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 40.52% 38.78% 37.87%
Number of salaries quoted 59279 66362 70509
UK median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.56% +3.45%
10th Percentile £29,000 £28,750 £27,500
90th Percentile £77,500 £75,000 £72,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.41% +3.75% -

Smart Contracts
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing Smart Contracts as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for Smart Contracts in the UK

Smart Contracts
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Smart Contracts.

Salary trend for Smart Contracts in the UK

Smart Contracts
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Smart Contracts over the 6 months to 21 August 2017.

Salary histogram for Smart Contracts in the UK

Smart Contracts
Top 4 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Smart Contracts within the UK over the 6 months to 21 August 2017. 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 +118 42 £65,000 -1.89% 1
London +87 31 £70,000 +5.66% 1
South West - 11 £45,000 -
UK excluding London - 11 £45,000 -

For the 6 months to 21 August 2017, IT jobs citing Smart Contracts also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads with a requirement for Smart Contracts.

1 38 (90.48%) Finance
1 38 (90.48%) Blockchain
2 37 (88.10%) Agile Software Development
3 33 (78.57%) Degree
4 32 (76.19%) Open Source
5 31 (73.81%) Relational Database
5 31 (73.81%) Fintech
6 30 (71.43%) NoSQL
6 30 (71.43%) Scrum
7 29 (69.05%) Computer Science
7 29 (69.05%) Ethereum
8 27 (64.29%) Mathematics
8 27 (64.29%) Solidity
9 26 (61.90%) Computer Science Degree
9 26 (61.90%) Hyperledger
10 25 (59.52%) SaaS
10 25 (59.52%) Enterprise Software
10 25 (59.52%) Go
10 25 (59.52%) Machine Learning
10 25 (59.52%) Web Development
10 25 (59.52%) Publishing
10 25 (59.52%) C
10 25 (59.52%) C++
10 25 (59.52%) Client/Server
10 25 (59.52%) RDBMS
11 24 (57.14%) Identity Management
11 24 (57.14%) Risk Management
11 24 (57.14%) DevOps
12 18 (42.86%) Linux Command Line
13 17 (40.48%) eris

Smart Contracts
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 29 (69.05%) Ethereum
2 26 (61.90%) Hyperledger
3 17 (40.48%) eris
4 6 (14.29%) Traefik
Applications
1 3 (7.14%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 2 (4.76%) R3 Corda
Cloud Services
1 25 (59.52%) SaaS
2 12 (28.57%) GitHub
3 8 (19.05%) Amazon AWS
3 8 (19.05%) Cloud Computing
3 8 (19.05%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (4.76%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 38 (90.48%) Blockchain
2 31 (73.81%) Relational Database
3 30 (71.43%) NoSQL
4 25 (59.52%) RDBMS
5 6 (14.29%) PostgreSQL
General
1 38 (90.48%) Finance
2 25 (59.52%) Publishing
3 2 (4.76%) Electronics
3 2 (4.76%) Manufacturing
3 2 (4.76%) Marketing
3 2 (4.76%) Telecoms
4 1 (2.38%) Banking
Job Titles
1 28 (66.67%) Developer
2 16 (38.10%) C++ Developer
3 8 (19.05%) Architect
3 8 (19.05%) C++ Software Developer
3 8 (19.05%) Full Stack Developer
3 8 (19.05%) HTML Developer
3 8 (19.05%) Java Developer
3 8 (19.05%) JavaScript Developer
3 8 (19.05%) Node.js Developer
3 8 (19.05%) NoSQL Developer
3 8 (19.05%) Software Architect
3 8 (19.05%) Software Developer
4 6 (14.29%) Blockchain Developer
4 6 (14.29%) Lead Developer
4 6 (14.29%) Lead Java Developer
5 3 (7.14%) Designer
5 3 (7.14%) UI Designer
5 3 (7.14%) UI/UX Designer
5 3 (7.14%) UX Designer
6 2 (4.76%) Interface Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (26.19%) CSS
1 11 (26.19%) CSS3
1 11 (26.19%) HTML
1 11 (26.19%) HTML5
1 11 (26.19%) Node.js
2 8 (19.05%) REST
2 8 (19.05%) WebSockets
3 6 (14.29%) Dropwizard
3 6 (14.29%) Spring
3 6 (14.29%) Spring Boot
3 6 (14.29%) Spring Cloud
4 3 (7.14%) AngularJS
4 3 (7.14%) Ember.js
5 2 (4.76%) Ruby on Rails
6 1 (2.38%) Kafka
Miscellaneous
1 31 (73.81%) Fintech
2 29 (69.05%) Computer Science
3 25 (59.52%) Client/Server
3 25 (59.52%) Enterprise Software
4 18 (42.86%) Linux Command Line
5 5 (11.90%) User Experience
6 3 (7.14%) Graphic Design
7 2 (4.76%) Analytical Skills
7 2 (4.76%) Bitcoin
7 2 (4.76%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 17 (40.48%) Linux
2 10 (23.81%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (88.10%) Agile Software Development
2 32 (76.19%) Open Source
3 30 (71.43%) Scrum
4 27 (64.29%) Mathematics
5 25 (59.52%) Machine Learning
5 25 (59.52%) Web Development
6 24 (57.14%) DevOps
6 24 (57.14%) Identity Management
6 24 (57.14%) Risk Management
7 16 (38.10%) Disruptive Innovation
8 14 (33.33%) Microservices
9 9 (21.43%) OO
9 9 (21.43%) Open Source Development
10 8 (19.05%) OOP
10 8 (19.05%) TDD
10 8 (19.05%) Technical Architecture
10 8 (19.05%) Test Automation
11 7 (16.67%) MVC
12 6 (14.29%) CRUD
13 3 (7.14%) Software Delivery
Programming Languages
1 27 (64.29%) Solidity
2 25 (59.52%) C
2 25 (59.52%) C++
2 25 (59.52%) Go
3 12 (28.57%) JavaScript
4 10 (23.81%) Erlang
5 9 (21.43%) Clojure
5 9 (21.43%) Haskell
5 9 (21.43%) Java
5 9 (21.43%) Rust
6 8 (19.05%) ML
6 8 (19.05%) SQL
7 2 (4.76%) Ruby
8 1 (2.38%) Bash Shell
8 1 (2.38%) Elixir
8 1 (2.38%) Python
Qualifications
1 33 (78.57%) Degree
2 26 (61.90%) Computer Science Degree
3 16 (38.10%) Master's Degree
4 9 (21.43%) PhD
5 2 (4.76%) Numerate Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.76%) QA
2 1 (2.38%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (2.38%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 8 (19.05%) Docker
Systems Management
1 8 (19.05%) Ansible
1 8 (19.05%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 6 (14.29%) Apigee
2 3 (7.14%) Adobe
3 2 (4.76%) SAP