Period
to 17 February 2018

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 February 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Solidity
UK
6 months to
17 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 1079 1182 1309
Rank change year-on-year +103 +127 -
Permanent jobs citing Solidity 95 5 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.054% 0.003% 0.000%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.097% 0.005% 0.001%
Number of salaries quoted 89 5 1
UK median annual salary £67,500 £61,000 £100,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.66% -39.00% -
10th Percentile £45,000 £42,500 £87,500
90th Percentile £95,000 £85,900 £112,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £60,000 - -

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 97,540 94,076 109,951
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 55.69% 53.56% 52.15%
Number of salaries quoted 81,952 80,567 94,558
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -
10th Percentile £29,750 £28,750 £27,750
90th Percentile £77,500 £76,250 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +6.25% -

Solidity
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for Solidity in the UK

Solidity
Salary Trend

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

Salary trend for Solidity in the UK

Solidity
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Solidity over the 6 months to 17 February 2018.

Salary histogram for Solidity in the UK

Solidity
Top 4 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 February 2018. 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 +90 94 £67,500 +10.66% 20
London +81 93 £67,500 +10.66% 19
South East - 1 £60,000 - 1
UK excluding London - 1 £60,000 - 1

For the 6 months to 17 February 2018, 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 93 (97.89%) Blockchain
2 84 (88.42%) Ethereum
3 63 (66.32%) Smart Contracts
4 60 (63.16%) Node.js
5 52 (54.74%) Bitcoin
6 47 (49.47%) JavaScript
6 47 (49.47%) Finance
7 45 (47.37%) GitHub
7 45 (47.37%) Git (software)
8 43 (45.26%) web3js
9 40 (42.11%) Linux
10 39 (41.05%) Banking
10 39 (41.05%) NoSQL
11 38 (40.00%) Docker
12 37 (38.95%) Amazon AWS
13 36 (37.89%) Truffle
14 35 (36.84%) Microsoft Azure
15 34 (35.79%) SQL
16 33 (34.74%) Distributed Ledger
17 31 (32.63%) Hyperledger
17 31 (32.63%) Front End Development
17 31 (32.63%) MySQL
18 30 (31.58%) Redis
19 29 (30.53%) Cloud Computing
19 29 (30.53%) HTML
19 29 (30.53%) CSS
20 27 (28.42%) Cryptocurrency
20 27 (28.42%) Kubernetes
20 27 (28.42%) API Development
21 26 (27.37%) Identity Management

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 84 (88.42%) Ethereum
2 31 (32.63%) Hyperledger
3 7 (7.37%) Apache
3 7 (7.37%) nginx
4 6 (6.32%) eris
5 1 (1.05%) OpenStack
Applications
1 2 (2.11%) MetaMask
Business Applications
1 33 (34.74%) Distributed Ledger
2 6 (6.32%) MultiChain
3 2 (2.11%) Ripple
Cloud Services
1 45 (47.37%) GitHub
2 37 (38.95%) Amazon AWS
3 35 (36.84%) Microsoft Azure
4 29 (30.53%) Cloud Computing
5 18 (18.95%) Amazon EC2
5 18 (18.95%) Amazon S3
6 13 (13.68%) npm
7 7 (7.37%) Slack
7 7 (7.37%) Trello
8 6 (6.32%) SaaS
9 3 (3.16%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.05%) Peer-to-Peer Networking
Database & Business Intelligence
1 93 (97.89%) Blockchain
2 39 (41.05%) NoSQL
3 31 (32.63%) MySQL
4 30 (31.58%) Redis
5 20 (21.05%) PostgreSQL
6 7 (7.37%) Relational Database
7 6 (6.32%) RDBMS
8 4 (4.21%) Apache Cassandra
9 1 (1.05%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 45 (47.37%) Git (software)
2 18 (18.95%) Mocha
2 18 (18.95%) webpack
3 11 (11.58%) RSpec
4 7 (7.37%) Babel
5 3 (3.16%) git-flow
5 3 (3.16%) Jenkins
6 1 (1.05%) Vagrant
General
1 47 (49.47%) Finance
2 39 (41.05%) Banking
3 25 (26.32%) Telecoms
4 14 (14.74%) Games
5 6 (6.32%) Publishing
6 1 (1.05%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 85 (89.47%) Developer
2 49 (51.58%) Blockchain Developer
3 24 (25.26%) Senior Developer
4 17 (17.89%) Full Stack Developer
5 15 (15.79%) Node.js Developer
5 15 (15.79%) Ruby Developer
6 10 (10.53%) Software Developer
7 9 (9.47%) C++ Developer
7 9 (9.47%) Ethereum Developer
7 9 (9.47%) JavaScript Developer
8 7 (7.37%) Blockchain Engineer
9 6 (6.32%) C++ Software Developer
9 6 (6.32%) Java Developer
9 6 (6.32%) NoSQL Developer
9 6 (6.32%) Senior Ruby Developer
10 5 (5.26%) Angular Developer
10 5 (5.26%) Blockchain Lead
10 5 (5.26%) E-Commerce Developer
11 4 (4.21%) Ethereum Engineer
11 4 (4.21%) React Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 63 (66.32%) Smart Contracts
2 60 (63.16%) Node.js
3 43 (45.26%) web3js
4 36 (37.89%) Truffle
5 29 (30.53%) CSS
5 29 (30.53%) HTML
6 24 (25.26%) React
7 20 (21.05%) AngularJS
8 18 (18.95%) Chai
8 18 (18.95%) Enzyme
8 18 (18.95%) Jest
9 14 (14.74%) JSON
9 14 (14.74%) Ruby on Rails
10 13 (13.68%) Angular 2
11 12 (12.63%) Sinatra
12 8 (8.42%) .NET
12 8 (8.42%) Apache Cordova
13 5 (5.26%) Immutable.js
13 5 (5.26%) React Native
13 5 (5.26%) Redux
Miscellaneous
1 52 (54.74%) Bitcoin
2 14 (14.74%) Fintech
3 13 (13.68%) Online Games
4 12 (12.63%) Computer Science
5 11 (11.58%) Linux Command Line
6 6 (6.32%) Client/Server
6 6 (6.32%) Enterprise Software
6 6 (6.32%) Mobile App
7 2 (2.11%) User Experience
8 1 (1.05%) Analytical Skills
8 1 (1.05%) Greenfield Project
8 1 (1.05%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 40 (42.11%) Linux
2 18 (18.95%) VMS
3 8 (8.42%) Android
3 8 (8.42%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (32.63%) Front End Development
2 27 (28.42%) API Development
2 27 (28.42%) Cryptocurrency
3 26 (27.37%) Identity Management
4 25 (26.32%) Agile Software Development
5 24 (25.26%) DevOps
6 22 (23.16%) Test Automation
7 21 (22.11%) API Design
8 20 (21.05%) Data Security
8 20 (21.05%) KYC
9 14 (14.74%) TDD
10 13 (13.68%) B2B
11 12 (12.63%) Supply Chain Management
12 11 (11.58%) Continuous Integration
13 8 (8.42%) API Integration
13 8 (8.42%) BDD
13 8 (8.42%) Open Source
14 7 (7.37%) Mathematics
14 7 (7.37%) Project Management
15 6 (6.32%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 47 (49.47%) JavaScript
2 34 (35.79%) SQL
3 25 (26.32%) Go
3 25 (26.32%) Ruby
4 21 (22.11%) Python
5 20 (21.05%) C++
5 20 (21.05%) ES6
6 18 (18.95%) Java
7 13 (13.68%) TypeScript
8 11 (11.58%) C#
9 10 (10.53%) Bash Shell
10 9 (9.47%) C
11 8 (8.42%) Rust
12 7 (7.37%) CoffeeScript
12 7 (7.37%) Elixir
12 7 (7.37%) ES7
12 7 (7.37%) Groovy
13 2 (2.11%) Haskell
14 1 (1.05%) Scala
14 1 (1.05%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 11 (11.58%) Degree
2 8 (8.42%) Computer Science Degree
3 6 (6.32%) Master's Degree
4 2 (2.11%) PhD
5 1 (1.05%) Numerate Degree
5 1 (1.05%) PMI Certification
5 1 (1.05%) PMP
5 1 (1.05%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.11%) GCP
System Software
1 38 (40.00%) Docker
2 19 (20.00%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 27 (28.42%) Kubernetes
2 16 (16.84%) Docker Swarm
3 10 (10.53%) Ansible
Vendors
1 8 (8.42%) Xamarin
2 6 (6.32%) Monax
3 2 (2.11%) Google
4 1 (1.05%) Oracle