Period
to 18 September 2020

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 18 September 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Smart Contract
UK
6 months to
18 Sep 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 693 1055 923
Rank change year-on-year +362 -132 +262
Permanent jobs citing Smart Contracts 1 40 269
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.002% 0.028% 0.16%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.005% 0.076% 0.40%
Number of salaries quoted 2 24 246
Median annual salary £85,000 £67,500 £80,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +25.93% -15.63% +33.33%
10th Percentile £77,500 £47,875 £56,250
90th Percentile £92,500 £80,000 £100,000
UK excluding London median annual salary - £52,500 £32,500
% change year-on-year - +61.54% -27.78%

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 22,006 52,974 67,169
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 43.55% 37.41% 40.04%
Number of salaries quoted 18,500 43,406 55,693
Median annual salary £57,500 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +9.52% +5.00% +5.26%
10th Percentile £35,000 £32,250 £31,250
90th Percentile £95,000 £87,500 £82,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +11.11% - +5.88%

Smart Contracts
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for Smart Contracts in the UK

Smart Contracts
Salary Trend

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Smart Contracts.

Salary trend for Smart Contracts in the UK

Smart Contracts
Top 3 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 18 September 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 +315 1 £85,000 +25.93%
London +220 1 £85,000 +21.43%
Work from Home - 1 £85,000 -

For the 6 months to 18 September 2020, IT jobs citing Smart Contracts 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 Smart Contracts.

1 1 (100.00%) Java
1 1 (100.00%) Configuration Management
1 1 (100.00%) Cryptography
1 1 (100.00%) Software Engineering
1 1 (100.00%) Multithreading
1 1 (100.00%) Mentoring
1 1 (100.00%) Defect Tracking
1 1 (100.00%) Blockchain

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:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) Blockchain
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Developer
1 1 (100.00%) Java Developer
1 1 (100.00%) Senior Developer
1 1 (100.00%) Senior Java Developer
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Configuration Management
1 1 (100.00%) Cryptography
1 1 (100.00%) Defect Tracking
1 1 (100.00%) Mentoring
1 1 (100.00%) Multithreading
1 1 (100.00%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) Java