Period
to 26 July 2021

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Internet of Things in permanent job vacancies advertised in England. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Internet of Things over the 6 months to 26 July 2021 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

IoT (Internet of Things, Internet of Everything)
UK > England
6 months to
26 Jul 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 745 617 731
Rank change year-on-year -128 +114 +105
Permanent jobs citing Internet of Things 207 162 367
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in England 0.21% 0.25% 0.27%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.53% 0.70% 0.77%
Number of salaries quoted 170 140 218
10th Percentile £34,875 £39,475 £28,871
25th Percentile £46,250 £52,500 £37,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £57,500 £60,000 £50,000
Median % change year-on-year -4.17% +20.00% -9.09%
75th Percentile £75,000 £76,250 £67,500
90th Percentile £83,000 £90,500 £82,500
UK median annual salary £55,000 £57,500 £51,500
% change year-on-year -4.35% +11.65% -6.36%

Internet of Things 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 England with a requirement for generic IT skills.

All Generic IT Skills
England
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 39,381 23,301 47,506
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 39.48% 35.79% 35.38%
Number of salaries quoted 24,154 18,700 36,583
10th Percentile £32,625 £32,000 £30,000
25th Percentile £42,500 £41,500 £38,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £60,000 £57,105 £55,000
Median % change year-on-year +5.07% +3.83% +4.76%
75th Percentile £80,000 £77,500 £73,750
90th Percentile £97,500 £97,500 £90,000
UK median annual salary £57,500 £55,000 £53,000
% change year-on-year +4.55% +3.77% +0.95%

Internet of Things
Job Vacancy Trend in England

Job postings citing Internet of Things as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in England.

Job vacancy trend for Internet of Things in England

Internet of Things
Salary Trend in England

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Internet of Things in England.

Salary trend for Internet of Things in England

Internet of Things
Salary Histogram in England

Salary distribution for jobs citing Internet of Things in England over the 6 months to 26 July 2021.

Salary histogram for Internet of Things in England

Internet of Things
Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Internet of Things within the England region over the 6 months to 26 July 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
London -86 84 £68,000 -10.82% 17
South West -66 33 £62,500 -3.85% 3
North of England -61 30 £51,500 -10.43% 3
North East - 16 - -
North West -51 12 £55,000 -4.35% 1
South East -88 11 £70,000 +19.15% 6
East of England -19 8 £58,750 -26.56% 5
Midlands -95 4 £40,000 -6.98% 1
Yorkshire -50 2 £42,500 -2.86% 2
East Midlands -56 2 £37,500 +56.25%
West Midlands -76 2 £60,000 +39.54% 1
Internet of Things
UK

For the 6 months to 26 July 2021, IT jobs citing Internet of Things 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 England region with a requirement for Internet of Things.

1 201 (97.10%) Internet
2 103 (49.76%) Social Skills
3 82 (39.61%) Agile Software Development
4 80 (38.65%) Degree
5 71 (34.30%) Azure
6 67 (32.37%) DevOps
7 55 (26.57%) AWS
8 53 (25.60%) Analytics
9 52 (25.12%) Cybersecurity
10 50 (24.15%) C#
11 44 (21.26%) Software Engineering
11 44 (21.26%) GCP
12 41 (19.81%) Google
13 40 (19.32%) Smart Home
14 38 (18.36%) Big Data
15 34 (16.43%) Home Automation
15 34 (16.43%) PowerShell
16 33 (15.94%) Change Control
17 32 (15.46%) Root Cause Analysis
18 30 (14.49%) Apple iOS
18 30 (14.49%) Android
19 29 (14.01%) JavaScript
20 27 (13.04%) Scrum
21 26 (12.56%) Python
22 24 (11.59%) Automotive
23 23 (11.11%) C++
23 23 (11.11%) C
23 23 (11.11%) Artificial Intelligence
23 23 (11.11%) Mobile App
24 22 (10.63%) Microservices

Internet of Things
Co-occurring IT Skills in England 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 13 (6.28%) Apache Spark
2 8 (3.86%) Elasticsearch
3 3 (1.45%) OpenStack
4 1 (0.48%) Confluence
Applications
1 16 (7.73%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (0.48%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (0.48%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 6 (2.90%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
2 2 (0.97%) Academy Revenues and Benefits
3 1 (0.48%) Salesforce.com CRM
3 1 (0.48%) SAP S/4HANA
Cloud Services
1 71 (34.30%) Azure
2 55 (26.57%) AWS
3 44 (21.26%) GCP
4 9 (4.35%) Cloud Computing
5 5 (2.42%) SaaS
6 2 (0.97%) Azure Active Directory
6 2 (0.97%) IaaS
6 2 (0.97%) PaaS
6 2 (0.97%) Power Platform
7 1 (0.48%) Adobe Analytics
7 1 (0.48%) Amazon ECS
7 1 (0.48%) AWS CloudFormation
7 1 (0.48%) AWS Lambda
7 1 (0.48%) Azure Key Vault
7 1 (0.48%) Google Data Studio
7 1 (0.48%) Microsoft 365
7 1 (0.48%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 201 (97.10%) Internet
2 17 (8.21%) Wireless
3 15 (7.25%) ZigBee
4 14 (6.76%) Bluetooth
4 14 (6.76%) Wi-Fi
5 10 (4.83%) 5G
6 9 (4.35%) Sourcefire
7 5 (2.42%) GSM
8 4 (1.93%) SSH
8 4 (1.93%) Telnet
9 3 (1.45%) Unified Communications
10 2 (0.97%) Network Security
11 1 (0.48%) DNS
11 1 (0.48%) HTTP
11 1 (0.48%) MQTT
11 1 (0.48%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 38 (18.36%) Big Data
2 15 (7.25%) Blockchain
3 13 (6.28%) Hadoop
4 11 (5.31%) MongoDB
5 8 (3.86%) NoSQL
6 6 (2.90%) MySQL
7 5 (2.42%) Apache Cassandra
8 4 (1.93%) Apache Hive
8 4 (1.93%) HBase
8 4 (1.93%) SQL Server
9 3 (1.45%) Data Warehouse
10 2 (0.97%) PostgreSQL
10 2 (0.97%) Power BI
11 1 (0.48%) Amazon DynamoDB
11 1 (0.48%) Amazon RDS
11 1 (0.48%) Data Lake
11 1 (0.48%) Data Mining
11 1 (0.48%) InfluxDB
11 1 (0.48%) InterSystems Cache
11 1 (0.48%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 19 (9.18%) Git (software)
2 1 (0.48%) Artifactory
2 1 (0.48%) Jenkins
2 1 (0.48%) JIRA
2 1 (0.48%) Maven
2 1 (0.48%) Octopus Deploy
2 1 (0.48%) Sonatype Nexus
2 1 (0.48%) TeamCity
General
1 103 (49.76%) Social Skills
2 24 (11.59%) Automotive
3 19 (9.18%) Electronics
4 17 (8.21%) Analytical Skills
5 14 (6.76%) Documentation Skills
6 12 (5.80%) Marketing
7 11 (5.31%) Local Government
8 9 (4.35%) Finance
9 8 (3.86%) Telecoms
10 6 (2.90%) Presentation Skills
11 5 (2.42%) Inclusion and Diversity
12 4 (1.93%) Aerospace
12 4 (1.93%) Retail
13 3 (1.45%) Legal
14 2 (0.97%) Financial Institution
14 2 (0.97%) Influencing Skills
15 1 (0.48%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 47 (22.71%) Developer
2 25 (12.08%) Architect
3 24 (11.59%) Consultant
4 21 (10.14%) Cloud Engineer
4 21 (10.14%) DevOps Engineer
5 20 (9.66%) Cloud Developer
6 18 (8.70%) Junior
7 16 (7.73%) Field Support Technician
7 16 (7.73%) Support Technician
8 15 (7.25%) Azure Engineer
9 14 (6.76%) Firmware Engineer
10 13 (6.28%) Senior Firmware Engineer
11 12 (5.80%) Linux Engineer
12 11 (5.31%) Azure DevOps Engineer
12 11 (5.31%) Technical Leader
13 10 (4.83%) Azure DevOps
13 10 (4.83%) Junior DevOps
13 10 (4.83%) Junior DevOps Engineer
13 10 (4.83%) Xamarin Developer
14 9 (4.35%) Cybersecurity Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (7.73%) .NET
2 14 (6.76%) React
3 13 (6.28%) HTML
3 13 (6.28%) Yocto
4 10 (4.83%) Node.js
5 9 (4.35%) JSON
6 8 (3.86%) Lucene
6 8 (3.86%) Regular Expression
7 7 (3.38%) REST
7 7 (3.38%) SOAP
7 7 (3.38%) Web Services
8 6 (2.90%) .NET Core
8 6 (2.90%) AngularJS
9 5 (2.42%) CSS
9 5 (2.42%) Reactive Extensions
9 5 (2.42%) WSDL
10 4 (1.93%) HTML5
10 4 (1.93%) Kafka
10 4 (1.93%) RESTful
10 4 (1.93%) Spark Streaming
Miscellaneous
1 40 (19.32%) Smart Home
2 34 (16.43%) Home Automation
3 23 (11.11%) Mobile App
4 21 (10.14%) Management Information System
5 20 (9.66%) Driving Licence
6 17 (8.21%) Self-Motivation
7 16 (7.73%) CAN bus
8 12 (5.80%) Cloud Native
9 9 (4.35%) Linux Command Line
9 9 (4.35%) User Experience
10 8 (3.86%) Cyber Defence
10 8 (3.86%) LIMS
11 6 (2.90%) Data Protection Act
11 6 (2.90%) Embedded Systems
11 6 (2.90%) Industrial Internet of Things
12 5 (2.42%) Derivative
13 4 (1.93%) Data Centre
13 4 (1.93%) Robotics
13 4 (1.93%) Smart City
13 4 (1.93%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 30 (14.49%) Android
1 30 (14.49%) Apple iOS
2 22 (10.63%) Linux
3 16 (7.73%) Embedded Linux
4 13 (6.28%) Unix
5 12 (5.80%) Windows
6 2 (0.97%) Windows Server
7 1 (0.48%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 82 (39.61%) Agile Software Development
2 67 (32.37%) DevOps
3 53 (25.60%) Analytics
4 52 (25.12%) Cybersecurity
5 44 (21.26%) Software Engineering
6 33 (15.94%) Change Control
7 32 (15.46%) Root Cause Analysis
8 27 (13.04%) Scrum
9 23 (11.11%) Artificial Intelligence
10 22 (10.63%) Microservices
10 22 (10.63%) Project Management
10 22 (10.63%) Stakeholder Management
11 20 (9.66%) Test Automation
12 19 (9.18%) Time Management
13 18 (8.70%) Machine Learning
14 17 (8.21%) BDD
14 17 (8.21%) Data Analytics
14 17 (8.21%) Data Protection
14 17 (8.21%) Software Architecture
14 17 (8.21%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 50 (24.15%) C#
2 34 (16.43%) PowerShell
3 29 (14.01%) JavaScript
4 26 (12.56%) Python
5 23 (11.11%) C
5 23 (11.11%) C++
6 19 (9.18%) Java
7 14 (6.76%) SQL
8 9 (4.35%) Embedded C++
9 8 (3.86%) Perl
9 8 (3.86%) Shell Script
10 5 (2.42%) VB
11 4 (1.93%) PHP
12 2 (0.97%) PHP 7
13 1 (0.48%) Embedded C
13 1 (0.48%) Go
13 1 (0.48%) Kotlin
13 1 (0.48%) R
13 1 (0.48%) Scala
13 1 (0.48%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 80 (38.65%) Degree
2 17 (8.21%) DV Cleared
2 17 (8.21%) Security Cleared
3 11 (5.31%) SC Cleared
4 8 (3.86%) PhD
5 6 (2.90%) CISSP
6 5 (2.42%) Chartered Engineer
6 5 (2.42%) Numerate Degree
6 5 (2.42%) Postgraduate
7 4 (1.93%) CCNA
7 4 (1.93%) Cisco Certification
7 4 (1.93%) PMI Certification
7 4 (1.93%) PMP
8 3 (1.45%) Computer Science Degree
9 2 (0.97%) CISM
10 1 (0.48%) CEH
10 1 (0.48%) HND
10 1 (0.48%) SAP Certification
10 1 (0.48%) TOGAF Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (2.42%) HAZOP
1 5 (2.42%) IEC 61508
1 5 (2.42%) ISO 26262
2 4 (1.93%) QA
3 3 (1.45%) GRC
3 3 (1.45%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.48%) Data Quality
4 1 (0.48%) PMO
System Software
1 21 (10.14%) Firmware
2 16 (7.73%) Docker
3 4 (1.93%) HDFS
4 3 (1.45%) VMware Infrastructure
5 2 (0.97%) Active Directory
5 2 (0.97%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 10 (4.83%) Kubernetes
2 8 (3.86%) Terraform
Vendors
1 41 (19.81%) Google
2 13 (6.28%) Microsoft
3 12 (5.80%) Xamarin
4 9 (4.35%) Cisco
4 9 (4.35%) Splunk
5 6 (2.90%) BiZZdesign
5 6 (2.90%) Sparx
6 3 (1.45%) Citrix
6 3 (1.45%) IBM
6 3 (1.45%) VMware
7 2 (0.97%) Intel
7 2 (0.97%) Oracle
8 1 (0.48%) Adobe
8 1 (0.48%) Databricks
8 1 (0.48%) Nokia
8 1 (0.48%) Salesforce.com
8 1 (0.48%) SAP
8 1 (0.48%) Sony