Period
to 18 October 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 18 October 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Smart Contract
UK
6 months to
18 Oct 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 1121 1215 -
Rank change year-on-year +94 - -
Permanent jobs citing Smart Contracts 42 2 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.024% 0.001% -
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.060% 0.003% -
Number of salaries quoted 40 1 0
UK median annual salary £52,500 £97,500 -
Median salary % change year-on-year -46.15% - -
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 - -

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 70110 74466 82596
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 40.14% 38.85% 37.92%
Number of salaries quoted 58031 64578 70646
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% +0.56%
10th Percentile £29,750 £28,750 £27,500
90th Percentile £77,500 £76,250 £73,750
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 18 October 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 18 October 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 +115 42 £52,500 -46.15% 3
London +38 37 £70,000 -28.21% 2
South West - 5 £45,000 -
UK excluding London - 5 £45,000 - 1

For the 6 months to 18 October 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 40 (95.24%) Blockchain
2 38 (90.48%) Finance
3 37 (88.10%) Agile Software Development
4 35 (83.33%) Solidity
5 34 (80.95%) Ethereum
5 34 (80.95%) Degree
6 33 (78.57%) Computer Science
6 33 (78.57%) Scrum
6 33 (78.57%) Fintech
6 33 (78.57%) Open Source
6 33 (78.57%) NoSQL
6 33 (78.57%) Relational Database
7 32 (76.19%) Hyperledger
8 31 (73.81%) DevOps
9 30 (71.43%) Enterprise Software
9 30 (71.43%) Go
9 30 (71.43%) Machine Learning
9 30 (71.43%) SaaS
9 30 (71.43%) Computer Science Degree
9 30 (71.43%) Publishing
9 30 (71.43%) Mathematics
9 30 (71.43%) Web Development
9 30 (71.43%) C
9 30 (71.43%) C++
9 30 (71.43%) Client/Server
9 30 (71.43%) RDBMS
9 30 (71.43%) Identity Management
9 30 (71.43%) Risk Management
10 22 (52.38%) eris
10 22 (52.38%) Master's Degree

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 34 (80.95%) Ethereum
2 32 (76.19%) Hyperledger
3 22 (52.38%) eris
4 3 (7.14%) Traefik
Applications
1 2 (4.76%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 2 (4.76%) R3 Corda
Cloud Services
1 30 (71.43%) SaaS
2 11 (26.19%) GitHub
3 9 (21.43%) Amazon AWS
3 9 (21.43%) Microsoft Azure
4 8 (19.05%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 2 (4.76%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 40 (95.24%) Blockchain
2 33 (78.57%) NoSQL
2 33 (78.57%) Relational Database
3 30 (71.43%) RDBMS
4 3 (7.14%) PostgreSQL
General
1 38 (90.48%) Finance
2 30 (71.43%) Publishing
3 2 (4.76%) Banking
3 2 (4.76%) Electronics
3 2 (4.76%) Manufacturing
3 2 (4.76%) Marketing
3 2 (4.76%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 27 (64.29%) Developer
2 22 (52.38%) C++ Developer
3 15 (35.71%) Software Developer
4 14 (33.33%) C++ Software Developer
4 14 (33.33%) NoSQL Developer
5 9 (21.43%) Full Stack Developer
5 9 (21.43%) JavaScript Developer
6 8 (19.05%) Architect
6 8 (19.05%) HTML Developer
6 8 (19.05%) Node.js Developer
6 8 (19.05%) Software Architect
7 3 (7.14%) Java Developer
7 3 (7.14%) Lead Developer
7 3 (7.14%) Lead Java Developer
8 2 (4.76%) Blockchain Consultant
8 2 (4.76%) Blockchain Developer
8 2 (4.76%) Senior Product Manager
8 2 (4.76%) UI Designer
8 2 (4.76%) UI/UX Designer
8 2 (4.76%) UX Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (23.81%) CSS
1 10 (23.81%) CSS3
1 10 (23.81%) HTML
1 10 (23.81%) HTML5
1 10 (23.81%) Node.js
2 8 (19.05%) REST
2 8 (19.05%) WebSockets
3 4 (9.52%) AngularJS
4 3 (7.14%) Dropwizard
4 3 (7.14%) Spring
4 3 (7.14%) Spring Boot
4 3 (7.14%) Spring Cloud
5 2 (4.76%) Ember.js
5 2 (4.76%) Ruby on Rails
6 1 (2.38%) Sinatra
Miscellaneous
1 33 (78.57%) Computer Science
1 33 (78.57%) Fintech
2 30 (71.43%) Client/Server
2 30 (71.43%) Enterprise Software
3 12 (28.57%) Linux Command Line
4 4 (9.52%) User Experience
5 3 (7.14%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (4.76%) Bitcoin
6 2 (4.76%) Graphic Design
7 1 (2.38%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 11 (26.19%) Linux
2 4 (9.52%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (88.10%) Agile Software Development
2 33 (78.57%) Open Source
2 33 (78.57%) Scrum
3 31 (73.81%) DevOps
4 30 (71.43%) Identity Management
4 30 (71.43%) Machine Learning
4 30 (71.43%) Mathematics
4 30 (71.43%) Risk Management
4 30 (71.43%) Web Development
5 22 (52.38%) Disruptive Innovation
6 11 (26.19%) Microservices
7 8 (19.05%) Open Source Development
7 8 (19.05%) Technical Architecture
7 8 (19.05%) Test Automation
8 4 (9.52%) Business Development
9 3 (7.14%) CRUD
9 3 (7.14%) MVC
9 3 (7.14%) OO
9 3 (7.14%) OOP
9 3 (7.14%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 35 (83.33%) Solidity
2 30 (71.43%) C
2 30 (71.43%) C++
2 30 (71.43%) Go
3 12 (28.57%) JavaScript
4 8 (19.05%) Clojure
4 8 (19.05%) Erlang
4 8 (19.05%) Haskell
4 8 (19.05%) ML
4 8 (19.05%) Rust
4 8 (19.05%) SQL
5 5 (11.90%) Java
6 2 (4.76%) Python
6 2 (4.76%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 34 (80.95%) Degree
2 30 (71.43%) Computer Science Degree
3 22 (52.38%) Master's Degree
4 8 (19.05%) PhD
5 1 (2.38%) PMI Certification
5 1 (2.38%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.76%) QA
System Software
1 9 (21.43%) Docker
Systems Management
1 9 (21.43%) Kubernetes
2 8 (19.05%) Ansible
Vendors
1 3 (7.14%) Apigee
2 2 (4.76%) Adobe
2 2 (4.76%) SAP
3 1 (2.38%) Oracle