Period
to 14 December 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 14 December 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Smart Contract
UK
6 months to
14 Dec 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 1135 1196 1309
Rank change year-on-year +61 +113 -
Permanent jobs citing Smart Contracts 59 2 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.033% 0.001% 0.001%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.082% 0.003% 0.002%
Number of salaries quoted 56 2 0
UK median annual salary £60,000 £79,250 -
Median salary % change year-on-year -24.29% - -
UK excluding London median annual salary £70,000 - -

Smart Contracts is in the Software Libraries and Frameworks category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills.

All Software Libraries and Frameworks
UK
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills 72081 72571 81919
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 40.13% 39.11% 38.00%
Number of salaries quoted 60014 62827 70309
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% +2.27%
10th Percentile £29,750 £28,750 £27,500
90th Percentile £77,500 £77,500 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +6.25% -

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 14 December 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 14 December 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 +75 59 £60,000 -24.29% 13
London +52 58 £55,000 -30.60% 13
East of England - 1 £70,000 -
UK excluding London - 1 £70,000 -

For the 6 months to 14 December 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 58 (98.31%) Blockchain
2 54 (91.53%) Ethereum
2 54 (91.53%) Solidity
3 39 (66.10%) Finance
3 39 (66.10%) NoSQL
4 37 (62.71%) Identity Management
5 36 (61.02%) Agile Software Development
6 35 (59.32%) Computer Science
7 33 (55.93%) Node.js
7 33 (55.93%) DevOps
8 32 (54.24%) Fintech
8 32 (54.24%) Degree
8 32 (54.24%) C++
8 32 (54.24%) Hyperledger
9 31 (52.54%) C
9 31 (52.54%) Go
9 31 (52.54%) Machine Learning
10 30 (50.85%) Mathematics
10 30 (50.85%) Open Source
10 30 (50.85%) SaaS
10 30 (50.85%) Relational Database
10 30 (50.85%) Enterprise Software
10 30 (50.85%) Client/Server
10 30 (50.85%) RDBMS
10 30 (50.85%) Web Development
10 30 (50.85%) Publishing
10 30 (50.85%) Risk Management
10 30 (50.85%) Scrum
10 30 (50.85%) Computer Science Degree
11 25 (42.37%) JavaScript

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 54 (91.53%) Ethereum
2 32 (54.24%) Hyperledger
3 22 (37.29%) eris
4 1 (1.69%) Apache
4 1 (1.69%) nginx
Cloud Services
1 30 (50.85%) SaaS
2 20 (33.90%) GitHub
3 17 (28.81%) Amazon AWS
4 16 (27.12%) Microsoft Azure
5 12 (20.34%) Cloud Computing
6 11 (18.64%) npm
7 5 (8.47%) Amazon EC2
7 5 (8.47%) Amazon S3
8 3 (5.08%) Slack
8 3 (5.08%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.69%) Peer-to-Peer Networking
Database & Business Intelligence
1 58 (98.31%) Blockchain
2 39 (66.10%) NoSQL
3 30 (50.85%) RDBMS
3 30 (50.85%) Relational Database
4 8 (13.56%) MySQL
4 8 (13.56%) PostgreSQL
4 8 (13.56%) Redis
Development Applications
1 19 (32.20%) Git (software)
2 14 (23.73%) webpack
3 5 (8.47%) Mocha
4 3 (5.08%) JIRA
General
1 39 (66.10%) Finance
2 30 (50.85%) Publishing
3 12 (20.34%) Games
4 9 (15.25%) Banking
5 8 (13.56%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 47 (79.66%) Developer
2 22 (37.29%) C++ Developer
3 17 (28.81%) Software Developer
4 15 (25.42%) JavaScript Developer
5 14 (23.73%) Blockchain Developer
5 14 (23.73%) C++ Software Developer
5 14 (23.73%) NoSQL Developer
6 13 (22.03%) Node.js Developer
7 10 (16.95%) Full Stack Developer
8 8 (13.56%) Architect
8 8 (13.56%) Blockchain Architect
8 8 (13.56%) HTML Developer
8 8 (13.56%) Software Architect
9 6 (10.17%) Senior Developer
10 4 (6.78%) Angular Developer
11 3 (5.08%) Ruby Developer
12 2 (3.39%) Blockchain Engineer
13 1 (1.69%) Blockchain Consultant
13 1 (1.69%) Blockchain Lead
13 1 (1.69%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 33 (55.93%) Node.js
2 18 (30.51%) AngularJS
3 16 (27.12%) CSS
4 13 (22.03%) HTML
5 11 (18.64%) Angular 2
5 11 (18.64%) CSS3
5 11 (18.64%) JSON
6 8 (13.56%) HTML5
6 8 (13.56%) REST
6 8 (13.56%) WebSockets
7 5 (8.47%) Chai
7 5 (8.47%) Enzyme
7 5 (8.47%) Jest
8 4 (6.78%) React Native
9 3 (5.08%) DOM
9 3 (5.08%) Ember.js
9 3 (5.08%) jQuery
9 3 (5.08%) PhoneGap
9 3 (5.08%) Redux
9 3 (5.08%) Ruby on Rails
Miscellaneous
1 35 (59.32%) Computer Science
2 32 (54.24%) Fintech
3 30 (50.85%) Client/Server
3 30 (50.85%) Enterprise Software
4 11 (18.64%) Online Games
5 8 (13.56%) Bitcoin
5 8 (13.56%) Linux Command Line
6 1 (1.69%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (1.69%) Greenfield Project
Operating Systems
1 15 (25.42%) Linux
2 5 (8.47%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (62.71%) Identity Management
2 36 (61.02%) Agile Software Development
3 33 (55.93%) DevOps
4 31 (52.54%) Machine Learning
5 30 (50.85%) Mathematics
5 30 (50.85%) Open Source
5 30 (50.85%) Risk Management
5 30 (50.85%) Scrum
5 30 (50.85%) Web Development
6 22 (37.29%) Disruptive Innovation
7 17 (28.81%) Test Automation
8 13 (22.03%) Cryptocurrency
9 11 (18.64%) B2B
10 9 (15.25%) Front End Development
11 8 (13.56%) Microservices
11 8 (13.56%) Open Source Development
11 8 (13.56%) Technical Architecture
12 7 (11.86%) Data Security
12 7 (11.86%) KYC
13 6 (10.17%) API Development
Programming Languages
1 54 (91.53%) Solidity
2 32 (54.24%) C++
3 31 (52.54%) C
3 31 (52.54%) Go
4 25 (42.37%) JavaScript
5 17 (28.81%) SQL
6 11 (18.64%) TypeScript
7 9 (15.25%) C#
7 9 (15.25%) Rust
8 8 (13.56%) Clojure
8 8 (13.56%) Erlang
8 8 (13.56%) Haskell
8 8 (13.56%) ML
9 5 (8.47%) ES6
10 4 (6.78%) Ruby
11 3 (5.08%) Bash Shell
12 2 (3.39%) Python
13 1 (1.69%) CoffeeScript
13 1 (1.69%) Groovy
13 1 (1.69%) Java
Qualifications
1 32 (54.24%) Degree
2 30 (50.85%) Computer Science Degree
3 22 (37.29%) Master's Degree
4 9 (15.25%) PhD
5 1 (1.69%) PMI Certification
5 1 (1.69%) PMP
5 1 (1.69%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 16 (27.12%) Docker
2 4 (6.78%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 14 (23.73%) Kubernetes
2 8 (13.56%) Ansible
3 4 (6.78%) Docker Swarm
Vendors
1 1 (1.69%) Oracle