Period
to 17 June 2021

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies with a requirement for Solidity skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Solidity over the 6 months to 17 June 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Solidity
UK
6 months to
17 Jun 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 917 857 1076
Rank change year-on-year -60 +219 -56
Permanent jobs citing Solidity 23 16 44
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.022% 0.019% 0.031%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.041% 0.035% 0.057%
Number of salaries quoted 16 15 23
10th Percentile £56,250 £55,000 £62,500
25th Percentile £65,313 £79,375 £79,375
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £87,500 £90,000 £90,000
Median % change year-on-year -2.78% - +16.13%
75th Percentile £113,125 £103,125 £95,000
90th Percentile £148,750 £112,500 £100,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £62,500 - -

Solidity is in the Programming Languages category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
UK
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 56,377 45,832 77,496
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 55.15% 55.40% 54.06%
Number of salaries quoted 40,431 38,020 63,971
10th Percentile £33,750 £32,500 £31,250
25th Percentile £42,500 £41,250 £37,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £55,000 £55,000 £52,500
Median % change year-on-year - +4.76% +5.00%
75th Percentile £75,000 £73,750 £70,000
90th Percentile £92,500 £90,000 £85,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -

Solidity
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for Solidity in the UK

Solidity
Salary Trend

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Solidity.

Salary trend for Solidity in the UK

Solidity
Salary Histogram

Salary distribution for jobs citing Solidity over the 6 months to 17 June 2021.

Salary histogram for Solidity in the UK

Solidity
Top 5 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Solidity within the UK over the 6 months to 17 June 2021. 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 -65 20 £97,500 +8.33% 5
London -39 16 £100,000 +11.11% 5
Work from Home -206 8 £80,000 +45.45% 1
South West - 3 £62,500 -
UK excluding London - 3 £62,500 -

For the 6 months to 17 June 2021, IT jobs citing Solidity 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 Solidity.

1 22 (95.65%) Blockchain
2 15 (65.22%) Smart Contracts
3 10 (43.48%) Cryptocurrency
3 10 (43.48%) Ethereum
3 10 (43.48%) JavaScript
3 10 (43.48%) Finance
4 9 (39.13%) Front End Development
5 7 (30.43%) webpack
5 7 (30.43%) Node.js
6 6 (26.09%) Degree
6 6 (26.09%) Computer Science
6 6 (26.09%) Fintech
6 6 (26.09%) Computer Science Degree
7 5 (21.74%) Master's Degree
7 5 (21.74%) CSS
7 5 (21.74%) React
7 5 (21.74%) MongoDB
7 5 (21.74%) TypeScript
8 4 (17.39%) Sass
8 4 (17.39%) Algorithms
8 4 (17.39%) HTML
8 4 (17.39%) Java
8 4 (17.39%) Agile Software Development
8 4 (17.39%) Hyperledger
8 4 (17.39%) Virtual Team
8 4 (17.39%) web3js
8 4 (17.39%) Truffle
8 4 (17.39%) Geth
9 3 (13.04%) Social Skills
9 3 (13.04%) npm

Solidity
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 (43.48%) Ethereum
2 4 (17.39%) Geth
2 4 (17.39%) Hyperledger
3 1 (4.35%) Confluence
Business Applications
1 2 (8.70%) Quorum
Cloud Services
1 3 (13.04%) npm
2 1 (4.35%) AWS
2 1 (4.35%) AWS Lambda
2 1 (4.35%) Infura
2 1 (4.35%) Serverless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (95.65%) Blockchain
2 5 (21.74%) MongoDB
3 1 (4.35%) Oracle Database
3 1 (4.35%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 7 (30.43%) webpack
2 1 (4.35%) Git (software)
2 1 (4.35%) JIRA
2 1 (4.35%) JUnit
2 1 (4.35%) Mockito
General
1 10 (43.48%) Finance
2 3 (13.04%) Social Skills
3 1 (4.35%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (4.35%) Banking
3 1 (4.35%) Marketing
3 1 (4.35%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 20 (86.96%) Developer
2 12 (52.17%) Blockchain Developer
3 6 (26.09%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
4 5 (21.74%) Senior Developer
5 4 (17.39%) Senior Front-End Developer
6 2 (8.70%) Blockchain Engineer
6 2 (8.70%) Ethereum Developer
7 1 (4.35%) .NET Developer
7 1 (4.35%) Architect
7 1 (4.35%) Backend Developer
7 1 (4.35%) Blockchain Architect
7 1 (4.35%) C# .NET Developer
7 1 (4.35%) C# Developer
7 1 (4.35%) Lead Developer
7 1 (4.35%) Senior .NET Developer
7 1 (4.35%) Senior C# .NET Developer
7 1 (4.35%) Senior C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (65.22%) Smart Contracts
2 7 (30.43%) Node.js
3 5 (21.74%) CSS
3 5 (21.74%) React
4 4 (17.39%) HTML
4 4 (17.39%) Sass
4 4 (17.39%) Truffle
4 4 (17.39%) web3js
5 3 (13.04%) Redux
5 3 (13.04%) REST
6 1 (4.35%) .NET
6 1 (4.35%) .NET Core
6 1 (4.35%) .NET Framework
6 1 (4.35%) Express
6 1 (4.35%) lodash
6 1 (4.35%) RabbitMQ
6 1 (4.35%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 4 (17.39%) Algorithms
1 4 (17.39%) Virtual Team
2 1 (4.35%) Cyberattack
2 1 (4.35%) Data Structures
2 1 (4.35%) Self-Motivation
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (43.48%) Cryptocurrency
2 9 (39.13%) Front End Development
3 6 (26.09%) Computer Science
3 6 (26.09%) Fintech
4 4 (17.39%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (8.70%) Data Protection
5 2 (8.70%) High Availability
5 2 (8.70%) Microservices
5 2 (8.70%) Software Engineering
6 1 (4.35%) Cryptography
6 1 (4.35%) Domain-Driven Design
6 1 (4.35%) KYC
6 1 (4.35%) Low Latency
6 1 (4.35%) Multithreaded Programming
6 1 (4.35%) Multithreading
6 1 (4.35%) Problem-Solving
6 1 (4.35%) Requirements Analysis
6 1 (4.35%) Secure Coding
6 1 (4.35%) Software Testing
6 1 (4.35%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 10 (43.48%) JavaScript
2 5 (21.74%) TypeScript
3 4 (17.39%) Java
4 3 (13.04%) C++
5 2 (8.70%) Python
5 2 (8.70%) Ruby
5 2 (8.70%) Rust
6 1 (4.35%) C#
Qualifications
1 6 (26.09%) Computer Science Degree
1 6 (26.09%) Degree
2 5 (21.74%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.35%) QA
System Software
1 2 (8.70%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 1 (4.35%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 1 (4.35%) Google
1 1 (4.35%) Oracle
1 1 (4.35%) Parity