Period
to 21 April 2018

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Smart City in permanent job vacancies advertised in England. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Smart City over the 6 months to 21 April 2018 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Smart Cities
UK > England
6 months to
21 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 1086 1084 1222
Rank change year-on-year -2 +138 +53
Permanent jobs citing Smart City 77 65 45
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.046% 0.040% 0.023%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.11% 0.095% 0.053%
Number of salaries quoted 67 62 36
England median annual salary £72,500 £70,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.57% +40.00% +21.95%
10th Percentile £44,500 £45,000 £28,750
90th Percentile £92,000 £77,500 £135,000
UK median annual salary £72,500 £67,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +7.41% +35.00% +21.95%

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 England with a requirement for generic IT skills.

All Generic IT Skills
England
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 71,237 68,646 84,774
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 42.87% 42.54% 44.09%
Number of salaries quoted 56,543 56,198 69,359
England median annual salary £50,000 £49,056 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.92% -1.89% +6.38%
10th Percentile £28,000 £27,500 £27,500
90th Percentile £83,750 £81,250 £80,000
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £48,500
% change year-on-year +5.26% -2.06% +7.78%

Smart City
Job Vacancy Trend in England

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

Job vacancy trend for Smart City in England

Smart City
Salary Trend in England

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

Salary trend for Smart City in England

Smart City
Salary Histogram in England

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Smart City in England over the 6 months to 21 April 2018.

Salary histogram for Smart City in England

Smart City
Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Smart City within the England region over the 6 months to 21 April 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
East of England -23 41 £72,500 +3.57% 2
London +2 29 £56,250 -25.00% 1
North of England -5 3 £34,000 -24.44%
North West -6 2 £26,375 -41.39%
South East -12 2 £46,250 -7.50%
Yorkshire - 1 £52,500 -
Smart City
UK

For the 6 months to 21 April 2018, 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 England region with a requirement for Smart City.

1 52 (67.53%) Machine Learning
2 51 (66.23%) Python
3 47 (61.04%) Artificial Intelligence
4 46 (59.74%) Java
5 45 (58.44%) Algorithms
6 42 (54.55%) C#
6 42 (54.55%) PhD
7 40 (51.95%) C++
8 34 (44.16%) C
8 34 (44.16%) Multithreading
8 34 (44.16%) Reinforcement Learning
8 34 (44.16%) Distributed Algorithms
9 30 (38.96%) Smart City Simulations
10 19 (24.68%) TensorFlow
11 17 (22.08%) Decision-Making
11 17 (22.08%) Finance
12 16 (20.78%) Data Science
12 16 (20.78%) Deep Learning
13 15 (19.48%) Computer Vision
13 15 (19.48%) Quantitative Research
14 14 (18.18%) Games
15 12 (15.58%) Biology
15 12 (15.58%) Degree
15 12 (15.58%) Computational Linguistics
15 12 (15.58%) Computational Biology
15 12 (15.58%) Natural Language Processing
15 12 (15.58%) Test Automation
16 11 (14.29%) Bayesian Methods
16 11 (14.29%) Probabilistic Modelling
17 10 (12.99%) Selenium

Smart City
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 2 (2.60%) Elasticsearch
2 1 (1.30%) Apache Spark
Applications
1 1 (1.30%) AutoCAD
1 1 (1.30%) Pro/ENGINEER
1 1 (1.30%) PTC Creo
Cloud Services
1 4 (5.19%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (3.90%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (2.60%) Cloud Computing
3 2 (2.60%) IaaS
3 2 (2.60%) PaaS
4 1 (1.30%) GitHub
4 1 (1.30%) Office 365
4 1 (1.30%) SaaS
4 1 (1.30%) ZenHub
Communications & Networking
1 8 (10.39%) Internet
2 1 (1.30%) DHCP
2 1 (1.30%) DNS
2 1 (1.30%) Firewall
2 1 (1.30%) SMS
2 1 (1.30%) TCP/IP
2 1 (1.30%) VLAN
2 1 (1.30%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (12.99%) Big Data
2 6 (7.79%) Data Mining
3 1 (1.30%) Apache Hive
3 1 (1.30%) Azure SQL Database
3 1 (1.30%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (1.30%) Geospatial Data
3 1 (1.30%) GIS
3 1 (1.30%) Hadoop
3 1 (1.30%) HBase
3 1 (1.30%) NoSQL
3 1 (1.30%) Redis
3 1 (1.30%) Spatial Data
Development Applications
1 10 (12.99%) Cucumber
1 10 (12.99%) Selenium
2 7 (9.09%) JIRA
3 5 (6.49%) Git (software)
4 3 (3.90%) Appium
4 3 (3.90%) SoapUI
5 1 (1.30%) AppVeyor
5 1 (1.30%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 1 (1.30%) Gradle
5 1 (1.30%) Hudson
5 1 (1.30%) Jenkins
5 1 (1.30%) JUnit
5 1 (1.30%) Karma Test Runner
5 1 (1.30%) Maven
5 1 (1.30%) Mockito
5 1 (1.30%) TeamCity
5 1 (1.30%) YouTrack
General
1 17 (22.08%) Finance
2 14 (18.18%) Games
3 5 (6.49%) Telecoms
4 3 (3.90%) Marketing
4 3 (3.90%) Retail
5 1 (1.30%) Automotive
5 1 (1.30%) Manufacturing
5 1 (1.30%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 15 (19.48%) Data Scientist
2 12 (15.58%) Machine Learning Engineer
3 11 (14.29%) Developer
4 10 (12.99%) Machine Learning Scientist
5 9 (11.69%) Research Scientist
6 7 (9.09%) Python Engineer
6 7 (9.09%) Software Developer
7 6 (7.79%) Developer in Test
8 5 (6.49%) Machine Learning Developer
8 5 (6.49%) Machine Learning Researcher
8 5 (6.49%) Senior Data Scientist
9 4 (5.19%) QA Engineer
10 3 (3.90%) Analyst
10 3 (3.90%) Consultant
10 3 (3.90%) Head of Development
10 3 (3.90%) Head of Software Development
11 2 (2.60%) Business Analyst
11 2 (2.60%) Infrastructure Engineer
11 2 (2.60%) QA Automation Engineer
11 2 (2.60%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (24.68%) TensorFlow
2 12 (15.58%) Natural Language Processing
3 6 (7.79%) Django
4 4 (5.19%) REST
5 3 (3.90%) CSS
5 3 (3.90%) HTML
6 2 (2.60%) .NET
6 2 (2.60%) AngularJS
6 2 (2.60%) RESTful
7 1 (1.30%) Aurelia
7 1 (1.30%) Behat
7 1 (1.30%) D3.js
7 1 (1.30%) GeoJSON
7 1 (1.30%) Google Maps API
7 1 (1.30%) Node.js
7 1 (1.30%) RabbitMQ
7 1 (1.30%) Regular Expression
Miscellaneous
1 45 (58.44%) Algorithms
2 8 (10.39%) Internet of Things
3 6 (7.79%) Embedded Systems
3 6 (7.79%) User Experience
4 5 (6.49%) Greenfield Project
5 3 (3.90%) Data Centre
6 2 (2.60%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (2.60%) Computer Science
6 2 (2.60%) Private Cloud
7 1 (1.30%) CCTV
7 1 (1.30%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 4 (5.19%) Windows
2 1 (1.30%) Android
2 1 (1.30%) Apple iOS
2 1 (1.30%) CentOS
2 1 (1.30%) Debian
2 1 (1.30%) Linux
2 1 (1.30%) Ubuntu
2 1 (1.30%) Windows 10
2 1 (1.30%) Windows 7
2 1 (1.30%) Windows Server
2 1 (1.30%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (1.30%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 52 (67.53%) Machine Learning
2 47 (61.04%) Artificial Intelligence
3 34 (44.16%) Distributed Algorithms
3 34 (44.16%) Multithreading
3 34 (44.16%) Reinforcement Learning
4 30 (38.96%) Smart City Simulations
5 17 (22.08%) Decision-Making
6 16 (20.78%) Data Science
6 16 (20.78%) Deep Learning
7 15 (19.48%) Computer Vision
7 15 (19.48%) Quantitative Research
8 12 (15.58%) Biology
8 12 (15.58%) Computational Biology
8 12 (15.58%) Computational Linguistics
8 12 (15.58%) Test Automation
9 11 (14.29%) Bayesian Methods
9 11 (14.29%) Probabilistic Modelling
10 9 (11.69%) Open Source
11 8 (10.39%) Problem-Solving
11 8 (10.39%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 51 (66.23%) Python
2 46 (59.74%) Java
3 42 (54.55%) C#
4 40 (51.95%) C++
5 34 (44.16%) C
6 9 (11.69%) Ruby
7 7 (9.09%) SQL
8 6 (7.79%) JavaScript
9 2 (2.60%) Bash Shell
9 2 (2.60%) PowerShell
10 1 (1.30%) ES6
10 1 (1.30%) ES7
10 1 (1.30%) Go
10 1 (1.30%) Java 8
10 1 (1.30%) Objective-C
10 1 (1.30%) PHP
10 1 (1.30%) Scala
Qualifications
1 42 (54.55%) PhD
2 12 (15.58%) Degree
3 3 (3.90%) MBA
4 1 (1.30%) IIBA
4 1 (1.30%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (6.49%) QA
2 2 (2.60%) Data Quality
3 1 (1.30%) ISO 14001
3 1 (1.30%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 1 (1.30%) Active Directory
1 1 (1.30%) Apache ZooKeeper
1 1 (1.30%) HDFS
1 1 (1.30%) KVM
1 1 (1.30%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (1.30%) XenServer
Vendors
1 7 (9.09%) Google
2 2 (2.60%) Microsoft
2 2 (2.60%) Red Hat
3 1 (1.30%) CA Agile Central
3 1 (1.30%) Salesforce.com
3 1 (1.30%) Sophos
3 1 (1.30%) VMware