Period
to 20 June 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 20 June 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Solidity
UK
6 months to
20 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 980 1174 1275
Rank change year-on-year +194 +101 -
Permanent jobs citing Solidity 203 11 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.12% 0.006% 0.001%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.21% 0.012% 0.002%
Number of salaries quoted 187 11 2
UK median annual salary £77,500 £75,000 £92,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.33% -18.92% -
10th Percentile £58,750 £42,500 £78,500
90th Percentile £95,000 £96,750 £110,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £80,000 - -

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 96,754 95,218 104,886
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 56.14% 55.25% 52.17%
Number of salaries quoted 80,653 80,427 90,588
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,300
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% +0.42% +5.11%
10th Percentile £30,000 £28,750 £28,000
90th Percentile £80,000 £76,250 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +7.14% +5.00% -

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 20 June 2018.

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 20 June 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 +181 201 £77,500 +3.33% 17
London +170 193 £76,250 +1.67% 16
UK excluding London - 8 £80,000 - 1
South East - 6 £80,000 -
East of England - 2 £87,500 - 1

For the 6 months to 20 June 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.

1 202 (99.51%) Blockchain
2 180 (88.67%) Ethereum
3 156 (76.85%) Smart Contracts
4 112 (55.17%) Node.js
5 109 (53.69%) Bitcoin
6 104 (51.23%) GitHub
7 101 (49.75%) Amazon AWS
7 101 (49.75%) Finance
8 98 (48.28%) Git (software)
9 95 (46.80%) SQL
10 94 (46.31%) NoSQL
10 94 (46.31%) Microsoft Azure
11 92 (45.32%) Linux
11 92 (45.32%) Banking
12 88 (43.35%) JavaScript
13 85 (41.87%) MySQL
13 85 (41.87%) Cloud Computing
14 84 (41.38%) Telecoms
14 84 (41.38%) Redis
14 84 (41.38%) Docker
15 83 (40.89%) Truffle
16 78 (38.42%) web3js
17 77 (37.93%) Front End Development
18 76 (37.44%) Go
19 75 (36.95%) Test Automation
20 73 (35.96%) API Development
20 73 (35.96%) ES6
21 71 (34.98%) API Design
21 71 (34.98%) Kubernetes
22 68 (33.50%) Virtual Machines

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
1 180 (88.67%) Ethereum
2 29 (14.29%) Hyperledger
3 5 (2.46%) Apache
3 5 (2.46%) nginx
4 2 (0.99%) CMS
4 2 (0.99%) WordPress
5 1 (0.49%) Apache Spark
Applications
1 1 (0.49%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 57 (28.08%) Distributed Ledger
2 1 (0.49%) R3 Corda
2 1 (0.49%) Ripple
Cloud Services
1 104 (51.23%) GitHub
2 101 (49.75%) Amazon AWS
3 94 (46.31%) Microsoft Azure
4 85 (41.87%) Cloud Computing
5 51 (25.12%) Amazon EC2
5 51 (25.12%) Amazon S3
6 15 (7.39%) Google Cloud Platform
7 4 (1.97%) Slack
7 4 (1.97%) Trello
8 2 (0.99%) npm
9 1 (0.49%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (0.99%) IPFS
1 2 (0.99%) Peer-to-Peer Networking
2 1 (0.49%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 202 (99.51%) Blockchain
2 94 (46.31%) NoSQL
3 85 (41.87%) MySQL
4 84 (41.38%) Redis
5 68 (33.50%) PostgreSQL
6 8 (3.94%) Relational Database
7 3 (1.48%) Apache Cassandra
8 2 (0.99%) Big Data
9 1 (0.49%) Apache Zeppelin
9 1 (0.49%) BigchainDB
9 1 (0.49%) CouchDB
9 1 (0.49%) Hadoop
9 1 (0.49%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 98 (48.28%) Git (software)
2 51 (25.12%) Mocha
3 17 (8.37%) RSpec
4 12 (5.91%) git-flow
4 12 (5.91%) Jenkins
5 4 (1.97%) Babel
6 2 (0.99%) webpack
7 1 (0.49%) Bitbucket
7 1 (0.49%) IntelliJ
7 1 (0.49%) LabVIEW
7 1 (0.49%) Vagrant
General
1 101 (49.75%) Finance
2 92 (45.32%) Banking
3 84 (41.38%) Telecoms
4 6 (2.96%) Games
5 4 (1.97%) Financial Institution
5 4 (1.97%) Online Betting
6 2 (0.99%) Advertising
6 2 (0.99%) Retail
7 1 (0.49%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 159 (78.33%) Developer
2 102 (50.25%) Blockchain Developer
3 64 (31.53%) Senior Developer
4 57 (28.08%) Backend Developer
5 47 (23.15%) Node.js Developer
6 26 (12.81%) Senior Backend Developer
7 25 (12.32%) JavaScript Developer
8 24 (11.82%) Blockchain Engineer
9 22 (10.84%) Ruby Developer
10 17 (8.37%) Senior Ruby Developer
11 15 (7.39%) Software Engineer
12 13 (6.40%) Software Developer
13 10 (4.93%) Blockchain Lead
13 10 (4.93%) Ethereum Engineer
14 9 (4.43%) Blockchain Software Engineer
15 8 (3.94%) Full Stack Developer
15 8 (3.94%) Senior JavaScript Developer
15 8 (3.94%) Senior Software Developer
16 7 (3.45%) Architect
16 7 (3.45%) Blockchain Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 156 (76.85%) Smart Contracts
2 112 (55.17%) Node.js
3 83 (40.89%) Truffle
4 78 (38.42%) web3js
5 54 (26.60%) HTML
6 53 (26.11%) CSS
7 51 (25.12%) Chai
7 51 (25.12%) Enzyme
7 51 (25.12%) Jest
8 27 (13.30%) React
9 17 (8.37%) Ruby on Rails
9 17 (8.37%) Sinatra
10 12 (5.91%) AngularJS
10 12 (5.91%) Web Services
11 11 (5.42%) WebSockets
12 9 (4.43%) REST
13 8 (3.94%) Apache Cordova
14 7 (3.45%) .NET
15 6 (2.96%) J2EE
15 6 (2.96%) J2SE
Miscellaneous
1 109 (53.69%) Bitcoin
2 24 (11.82%) Mobile App
3 17 (8.37%) Linux Command Line
4 15 (7.39%) Fintech
5 11 (5.42%) Greenfield Project
6 10 (4.93%) Computer Science
6 10 (4.93%) Virtual Team
7 7 (3.45%) Digital Currency
8 3 (1.48%) Online Games
9 2 (0.99%) Online Gambling
9 2 (0.99%) User Experience
10 1 (0.49%) Analytical Skills
10 1 (0.49%) Augmented Reality
10 1 (0.49%) Internet of Things
10 1 (0.49%) PKI
10 1 (0.49%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 92 (45.32%) Linux
2 51 (25.12%) VMS
3 8 (3.94%) Android
3 8 (3.94%) Apple iOS
4 1 (0.49%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 77 (37.93%) Front End Development
2 75 (36.95%) Test Automation
3 73 (35.96%) API Development
4 71 (34.98%) API Design
5 65 (32.02%) Identity Management
6 64 (31.53%) Data Security
6 64 (31.53%) KYC
7 30 (14.78%) Agile Software Development
7 30 (14.78%) TDD
8 26 (12.81%) Cryptocurrency
9 25 (12.32%) DevOps
10 19 (9.36%) Cryptography
11 18 (8.87%) Software Engineering
12 17 (8.37%) Continuous Delivery
12 17 (8.37%) Continuous Integration
13 16 (7.88%) Refactoring
14 15 (7.39%) SOA
15 9 (4.43%) API Integration
15 9 (4.43%) BDD
15 9 (4.43%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 95 (46.80%) SQL
2 88 (43.35%) JavaScript
3 76 (37.44%) Go
4 73 (35.96%) ES6
5 65 (32.02%) Java
6 45 (22.17%) Python
7 34 (16.75%) C++
8 32 (15.76%) Ruby
9 25 (12.32%) Scala
10 16 (7.88%) Bash Shell
11 13 (6.40%) C
11 13 (6.40%) Rust
12 12 (5.91%) Elixir
13 10 (4.93%) C#
13 10 (4.93%) Haskell
14 7 (3.45%) Apple Swift
14 7 (3.45%) Lua
14 7 (3.45%) Objective-C
15 5 (2.46%) Groovy
15 5 (2.46%) Kotlin
Qualifications
1 9 (4.43%) Computer Science Degree
1 9 (4.43%) Degree
2 6 (2.96%) Numerate Degree
2 6 (2.96%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (6.90%) GCP
2 1 (0.49%) QA
System Software
1 84 (41.38%) Docker
2 68 (33.50%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 71 (34.98%) Kubernetes
2 52 (25.62%) Docker Swarm
3 16 (7.88%) Ansible
4 4 (1.97%) Terraform
Vendors
1 8 (3.94%) Xamarin
2 2 (0.99%) Google
2 2 (0.99%) Microsoft
3 1 (0.49%) IBM