Period
to 21 January 2020

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Smart City in permanent job vacancies advertised in the City of London. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Smart City over the 6 months to 21 January 2020 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Smart Cities
Central London > City of London
6 months to
21 Jan 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 300 330 338
Rank change year-on-year +30 +8 -
Permanent jobs citing Smart City 8 1 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.087% 0.010% 0.019%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.21% 0.024% 0.047%
Number of salaries quoted 8 1 0
City of London median annual salary £65,000 £80,000 -
Median salary % change year-on-year -18.75% - -
Central London median annual salary £65,000 £56,250 -
% change year-on-year +15.56% - -

Smart City is in the Generic IT Skills category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in the City of London with a requirement for generic IT skills.

All Generic IT Skills
City of London
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 3,740 4,230 4,262
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 40.65% 41.29% 41.13%
Number of salaries quoted 3,195 3,769 3,772
City of London median annual salary £70,000 £65,000 £61,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.69% +5.69% +6.96%
10th Percentile £39,500 £40,000 £37,500
90th Percentile £105,000 £96,250 £97,500
Central London median annual salary £68,461 £65,000 £60,000
% change year-on-year +5.32% +8.33% +6.19%

Smart City
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

Job postings citing Smart City as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the City of London.

Job vacancy trend for Smart City in the City of London

Smart City
Salary Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Smart City in the City of London.

Salary trend for Smart City in the City of London

For the 6 months to 21 January 2020, IT jobs citing Smart City 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 across the City of London region with a requirement for Smart City.

1 8 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 8 (100.00%) SDET
2 7 (87.50%) DevOps
2 7 (87.50%) Retail
2 7 (87.50%) Cryptography
2 7 (87.50%) Continuous Integration
2 7 (87.50%) Multithreading
2 7 (87.50%) C
2 7 (87.50%) C++
2 7 (87.50%) Python
2 7 (87.50%) Migration
3 2 (25.00%) QA
4 1 (12.50%) Scenario Testing
4 1 (12.50%) Jest
4 1 (12.50%) Collaborative Working
4 1 (12.50%) Java
4 1 (12.50%) JavaScript
4 1 (12.50%) C#
4 1 (12.50%) Test Automation
4 1 (12.50%) Cucumber
4 1 (12.50%) Gherkin

Smart City
Co-occurring IT Skills in the City of London 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:

Development Applications
1 1 (12.50%) Cucumber
General
1 7 (87.50%) Retail
Job Titles
1 1 (12.50%) Developer
1 1 (12.50%) Developer in Test
1 1 (12.50%) QA Engineer
1 1 (12.50%) Senior QA Engineer
1 1 (12.50%) Software Developer
1 1 (12.50%) Test Automation Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (12.50%) Gherkin
1 1 (12.50%) Jest
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 8 (100.00%) SDET
2 7 (87.50%) Continuous Integration
2 7 (87.50%) Cryptography
2 7 (87.50%) DevOps
2 7 (87.50%) Migration
2 7 (87.50%) Multithreading
3 1 (12.50%) Collaborative Working
3 1 (12.50%) Scenario Testing
3 1 (12.50%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 7 (87.50%) C
1 7 (87.50%) C++
1 7 (87.50%) Python
2 1 (12.50%) C#
2 1 (12.50%) Java
2 1 (12.50%) JavaScript
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (25.00%) QA