Period
to 16 October 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 16 October 2018 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Smart Cities
UK > England
6 months to
16 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 1044 1103 1156
Rank change year-on-year +59 +53 +113
Permanent jobs citing Smart City 70 63 45
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.046% 0.038% 0.025%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.10% 0.085% 0.059%
Number of salaries quoted 66 55 35
England median annual salary £57,500 £70,000 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -17.86% +16.67% +4.35%
10th Percentile £37,125 £45,000 £42,500
90th Percentile £76,250 £77,500 £77,500
UK median annual salary £57,500 £70,000 £62,500
% change year-on-year -17.86% +12.00% +8.70%

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 67,933 73,824 76,732
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 44.27% 44.86% 42.70%
Number of salaries quoted 52,927 55,819 63,723
England median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% - +5.26%
10th Percentile £28,750 £27,500 £27,500
90th Percentile £86,250 £82,500 £80,000
UK median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +5.00% - +5.26%

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 16 October 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 16 October 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 +1 29 £70,000 - 5
London +63 24 £48,000 -52.00% 13
South East +23 6 £42,500 -15.00% 1
South West +14 6 £57,500 +53.33% 2
North of England +21 5 £47,500 -9.52%
North West - 4 £47,500 -
Yorkshire +21 1 - -
Smart City
UK

For the 6 months to 16 October 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 38 (54.29%) Python
2 37 (52.86%) Software Engineering
2 37 (52.86%) Machine Learning
3 34 (48.57%) Java
4 29 (41.43%) C
4 29 (41.43%) C++
5 28 (40.00%) C#
5 28 (40.00%) Algorithms
5 28 (40.00%) TensorFlow
6 27 (38.57%) Games
7 26 (37.14%) PhD
7 26 (37.14%) Artificial Intelligence
7 26 (37.14%) Biology
7 26 (37.14%) Multithreading
7 26 (37.14%) Natural Language Processing
7 26 (37.14%) Distributed Algorithms
7 26 (37.14%) Deep Learning
7 26 (37.14%) Bayesian Methods
7 26 (37.14%) Computational Linguistics
7 26 (37.14%) Computational Biology
7 26 (37.14%) Probabilistic Modelling
7 26 (37.14%) Reinforcement Learning
7 26 (37.14%) Decision-Making
7 26 (37.14%) MPhil
8 22 (31.43%) Robotics
9 21 (30.00%) Agile Software Development
10 14 (20.00%) Big Data
11 13 (18.57%) Mathematics
12 12 (17.14%) Publishing
12 12 (17.14%) Mentoring

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 5 (7.14%) Apache Spark
Applications
1 4 (5.71%) InVision
Cloud Services
1 3 (4.29%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (4.29%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.43%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (7.14%) Wireless
2 4 (5.71%) Internet
3 2 (2.86%) 5G
3 2 (2.86%) Broadband
4 1 (1.43%) 802.15
4 1 (1.43%) MQTT
4 1 (1.43%) ZigBee
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (20.00%) Big Data
2 12 (17.14%) Geospatial Data
3 5 (7.14%) Hadoop
4 1 (1.43%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (1.43%) NoSQL
4 1 (1.43%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (1.43%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (1.43%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 2 (2.86%) Atlassian Bamboo
1 2 (2.86%) Bitbucket
1 2 (2.86%) Git (software)
1 2 (2.86%) JIRA
2 1 (1.43%) Jenkins
General
1 27 (38.57%) Games
2 12 (17.14%) Publishing
3 10 (14.29%) Finance
4 5 (7.14%) Marketing
5 4 (5.71%) Retail
6 2 (2.86%) Automotive
6 2 (2.86%) Electronics
6 2 (2.86%) Legal
6 2 (2.86%) Manufacturing
7 1 (1.43%) Advertising
7 1 (1.43%) Local Government
7 1 (1.43%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 18 (25.71%) Developer
2 17 (24.29%) Machine Learning Engineer
3 15 (21.43%) Software Engineer
4 13 (18.57%) Developer/Software Engineer
4 13 (18.57%) Software Developer
5 12 (17.14%) Python Engineer
6 8 (11.43%) Research Engineer
7 7 (10.00%) Mathematical Developer
8 6 (8.57%) Machine Learning Developer
8 6 (8.57%) Mathematical Modelling Developer
8 6 (8.57%) Mathematical Modelling Engineer
9 5 (7.14%) Designer
9 5 (7.14%) UI Designer
9 5 (7.14%) UI/UX Designer
9 5 (7.14%) UX Designer
10 4 (5.71%) Applications Engineer
10 4 (5.71%) Business Manager
10 4 (5.71%) Business Operations Manager
10 4 (5.71%) Field Engineer
10 4 (5.71%) Programme Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (40.00%) TensorFlow
2 26 (37.14%) Natural Language Processing
3 4 (5.71%) REST
4 3 (4.29%) AngularJS
4 3 (4.29%) RESTful
5 2 (2.86%) .NET
5 2 (2.86%) Caffe
5 2 (2.86%) Spring
6 1 (1.43%) 802.1X
6 1 (1.43%) Angular 2
6 1 (1.43%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 28 (40.00%) Algorithms
2 22 (31.43%) Robotics
3 10 (14.29%) Computer Science
4 8 (11.43%) Social Media
5 5 (7.14%) User Experience
6 4 (5.71%) Fintech
6 4 (5.71%) Internet of Things
7 2 (2.86%) Client/Server
7 2 (2.86%) Data Structures
7 2 (2.86%) Driving Licence
7 2 (2.86%) NHS
8 1 (1.43%) Analytical Skills
8 1 (1.43%) Device Driver
Operating Systems
1 8 (11.43%) Linux
2 5 (7.14%) Robot Operating System
3 3 (4.29%) Embedded Linux
4 2 (2.86%) Unix
4 2 (2.86%) Windows
5 1 (1.43%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (52.86%) Machine Learning
1 37 (52.86%) Software Engineering
2 26 (37.14%) Artificial Intelligence
2 26 (37.14%) Bayesian Methods
2 26 (37.14%) Biology
2 26 (37.14%) Computational Biology
2 26 (37.14%) Computational Linguistics
2 26 (37.14%) Decision-Making
2 26 (37.14%) Deep Learning
2 26 (37.14%) Distributed Algorithms
2 26 (37.14%) Multithreading
2 26 (37.14%) Probabilistic Modelling
2 26 (37.14%) Reinforcement Learning
3 21 (30.00%) Agile Software Development
4 13 (18.57%) Mathematics
5 12 (17.14%) Coaching
5 12 (17.14%) Mentoring
6 11 (15.71%) Analytics
7 8 (11.43%) Data Science
8 6 (8.57%) Problem-Solving
Programming Languages
1 38 (54.29%) Python
2 34 (48.57%) Java
3 29 (41.43%) C
3 29 (41.43%) C++
4 28 (40.00%) C#
5 2 (2.86%) Java 8
5 2 (2.86%) SQL
6 1 (1.43%) Apex Code
6 1 (1.43%) Bash Shell
6 1 (1.43%) Embedded C
6 1 (1.43%) Perl
6 1 (1.43%) PHP
6 1 (1.43%) R
6 1 (1.43%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 26 (37.14%) MPhil
1 26 (37.14%) PhD
2 4 (5.71%) Degree
3 1 (1.43%) PMI Certification
3 1 (1.43%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.86%) Cyber Essentials
1 2 (2.86%) GDPR
1 2 (2.86%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 2 (2.86%) PCI DSS
1 2 (2.86%) PMO
System Software
1 1 (1.43%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (2.86%) Opscode Chef
1 2 (2.86%) Puppet
Vendors
1 2 (2.86%) NVIDIA
2 1 (1.43%) Salesforce.com