The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Home Automation in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Home Automation over the 3 months to 17 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
17 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Home Automation
Rank 886 875 898
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +23
Permanent jobs citing Home Automation 10 6 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.009% 0.006% 0.002%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.024% 0.014% 0.004%
Number of salaries quoted 9 6 2
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Miscellaneous category in permanent jobs advertised across the UK.

Miscellaneous Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
42503 41566 45713
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 37.73% 38.93% 38.92%
Number of salaries quoted 33230 33747 38468
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £75,000 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%

Home Automation
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Home Automation within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Miscellaneous category.

Home Automation Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Home Automation
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Home Automation within the UK.

Home Automation Salary Trend in the UK

Home Automation
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Home Automation over the 3 months to 17 September 2014 within the UK.

Home Automation Salary Histogram in the UK

Home Automation
Top 8 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Home Automation within the UK over the 3 months to 17 September 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England -30 10 £35,000 -
South East - 7 £35,000 -
Berkshire - 7 £35,000 -
Bracknell - 6 £35,000 -
Sheffield - 3 £22,500 -
South Yorkshire - 3 £22,500 -
Yorkshire - 3 £22,500 -
Slough - 1 - -

Home Automation
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 17 September 2014, IT jobs within the UK citing Home Automation also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Home Automation.

1 16 (76.19%) Electronics
2 10 (47.62%) C
2 10 (47.62%) C#
2 10 (47.62%) C++
2 10 (47.62%) .NET
2 10 (47.62%) MFC
2 10 (47.62%) Ethernet
2 10 (47.62%) Assembly Language
2 10 (47.62%) Software Engineering
2 10 (47.62%) Degree
3 8 (38.10%) GPRS
3 8 (38.10%) GSM
3 8 (38.10%) TCP/IP
3 8 (38.10%) Embedded C
3 8 (38.10%) Embedded C++
3 8 (38.10%) EMC
3 8 (38.10%) Firmware
3 8 (38.10%) Wireless
3 8 (38.10%) NEC
3 8 (38.10%) Embedded Systems
3 8 (38.10%) Embedded Software Development
4 7 (33.33%) HND
4 7 (33.33%) Android
4 7 (33.33%) Apple iOS
4 7 (33.33%) Android Development
4 7 (33.33%) iOS Development
5 5 (23.81%) HNC
5 5 (23.81%) Manufacturing
6 2 (9.52%) HTML
6 2 (9.52%) PHP

Home Automation
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 17 September 2014, IT jobs within the UK citing Home Automation also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Home Automation. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 2 (9.52%) MS Excel
2 1 (4.76%) AutoCAD
Communications & Networking
1 10 (47.62%) Ethernet
2 8 (38.10%) TCP/IP
2 8 (38.10%) Wireless
2 8 (38.10%) GPRS
2 8 (38.10%) GSM
3 2 (9.52%) LAN
3 2 (9.52%) VoIP
3 2 (9.52%) WAN
3 2 (9.52%) Wireshark
3 2 (9.52%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (9.52%) SQL Server
1 2 (9.52%) MS Access
1 2 (9.52%) RDBMS
1 2 (9.52%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 2 (9.52%) Visual Studio
1 2 (9.52%) InstallShield
General
1 16 (76.19%) Electronics
2 5 (23.81%) Manufacturing
3 2 (9.52%) French Language
3 2 (9.52%) German Language
3 2 (9.52%) Italian Language
3 2 (9.52%) Polish Language
3 2 (9.52%) Russian Language
3 2 (9.52%) Spanish Language
4 1 (4.76%) Advertising
4 1 (4.76%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 10 (47.62%) Software Engineer
2 8 (38.10%) Embedded Software Engineer
2 8 (38.10%) Firmware Engineer
3 5 (23.81%) Electronics Technician
4 3 (14.29%) Product Manager
5 1 (4.76%) Training Manager
5 1 (4.76%) Systems Programmer
5 1 (4.76%) Audio Programmer
5 1 (4.76%) Telecoms Business Analyst
5 1 (4.76%) Designer
5 1 (4.76%) Support Manager
5 1 (4.76%) Trainer
5 1 (4.76%) Business Analyst
5 1 (4.76%) Analyst
5 1 (4.76%) Systems Designer
5 1 (4.76%) Programmer
5 1 (4.76%) Senior Business Analyst
5 1 (4.76%) Senior Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (47.62%) .NET
1 10 (47.62%) MFC
2 2 (9.52%) XML
2 2 (9.52%) ODBC
2 2 (9.52%) OLE DB
2 2 (9.52%) JSON
2 2 (9.52%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 8 (38.10%) Firmware
1 8 (38.10%) Embedded Systems
2 2 (9.52%) Mobile App
2 2 (9.52%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (9.52%) CCTV
2 2 (9.52%) Computer Science
3 1 (4.76%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 7 (33.33%) Android
1 7 (33.33%) Apple iOS
2 2 (9.52%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (47.62%) Software Engineering
2 8 (38.10%) Embedded Software Development
3 7 (33.33%) Android Development
3 7 (33.33%) iOS Development
4 2 (9.52%) Web Development
4 2 (9.52%) Load Balancing
4 2 (9.52%) Network Design
4 2 (9.52%) Automated Testing
5 1 (4.76%) Project Management
5 1 (4.76%) Scrum
5 1 (4.76%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (4.76%) Business Analysis
Programming Languages
1 10 (47.62%) C
1 10 (47.62%) C#
1 10 (47.62%) C++
1 10 (47.62%) Assembly Language
2 8 (38.10%) Embedded C
2 8 (38.10%) Embedded C++
3 2 (9.52%) PHP
3 2 (9.52%) VB
3 2 (9.52%) VC++
Qualifications
1 10 (47.62%) Degree
2 7 (33.33%) HND
3 5 (23.81%) HNC
System Software
1 2 (9.52%) VirtualBox
Vendors
1 8 (38.10%) EMC
1 8 (38.10%) NEC
2 2 (9.52%) Draytek
2 2 (9.52%) Oracle
2 2 (9.52%) Cisco
2 2 (9.52%) Microsoft