Period
to 18 August 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 18 August 2018 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Smart Cities
UK > England
6 months to
18 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 1078 1106 1204
Rank change year-on-year +28 +98 +64
Permanent jobs citing Smart City 57 72 33
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.036% 0.043% 0.018%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.082% 0.097% 0.041%
Number of salaries quoted 52 66 22
England median annual salary £70,000 £70,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +27.27% +29.41%
10th Percentile £41,250 £45,000 £26,250
90th Percentile £76,250 £77,500 £135,000
UK median annual salary £70,000 £70,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year - +27.27% +29.41%

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 69,426 74,132 80,937
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 43.67% 44.50% 43.47%
Number of salaries quoted 53,918 56,985 67,145
England median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% - +5.26%
10th Percentile £28,250 £27,500 £27,500
90th Percentile £85,000 £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 18 August 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 18 August 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 -17 28 £72,500 +3.57% 6
London +49 13 £51,750 -40.86%
North of England +22 6 £45,000 - 3
South East -5 6 £40,000 -20.00%
North West +12 5 £45,000 -
South West +10 2 £57,500 +53.33%
Yorkshire +34 1 - - 3
Smart City
UK

For the 6 months to 18 August 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 37 (64.91%) Python
1 37 (64.91%) Machine Learning
2 35 (61.40%) Java
3 29 (50.88%) PhD
4 28 (49.12%) C#
4 28 (49.12%) Deep Learning
4 28 (49.12%) Algorithms
5 27 (47.37%) TensorFlow
5 27 (47.37%) Decision-Making
5 27 (47.37%) C
5 27 (47.37%) Artificial Intelligence
6 26 (45.61%) Software Engineering
6 26 (45.61%) Biology
6 26 (45.61%) Multithreading
6 26 (45.61%) Games
6 26 (45.61%) C++
6 26 (45.61%) Computational Linguistics
6 26 (45.61%) Computational Biology
6 26 (45.61%) Probabilistic Modelling
6 26 (45.61%) Reinforcement Learning
6 26 (45.61%) Bayesian Methods
6 26 (45.61%) Distributed Algorithms
6 26 (45.61%) Natural Language Processing
7 13 (22.81%) Robotics
8 10 (17.54%) Agile Software Development
8 10 (17.54%) Computer Vision
8 10 (17.54%) Analytics
9 9 (15.79%) Computer Science
10 8 (14.04%) Degree
11 7 (12.28%) Visualisation

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 (8.77%) Apache Spark
2 1 (1.75%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 1 (1.75%) AutoCAD
1 1 (1.75%) Pro/ENGINEER
1 1 (1.75%) PTC Creo
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.51%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (3.51%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.75%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 7 (12.28%) Internet
2 1 (1.75%) 802.15
2 1 (1.75%) Broadband
2 1 (1.75%) Wi-Fi
2 1 (1.75%) Wireless
2 1 (1.75%) ZigBee
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (8.77%) Hadoop
2 4 (7.02%) Big Data
3 2 (3.51%) Data Mining
4 1 (1.75%) Geospatial Data
4 1 (1.75%) GIS
4 1 (1.75%) Spatial Data
Development Applications
1 2 (3.51%) Git (software)
2 1 (1.75%) Appium
2 1 (1.75%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 1 (1.75%) Bitbucket
2 1 (1.75%) Cucumber
2 1 (1.75%) Jenkins
2 1 (1.75%) JIRA
2 1 (1.75%) Selenium
2 1 (1.75%) SoapUI
General
1 26 (45.61%) Games
2 3 (5.26%) Automotive
2 3 (5.26%) Manufacturing
2 3 (5.26%) Publishing
2 3 (5.26%) Retail
2 3 (5.26%) Telecoms
3 2 (3.51%) Electronics
3 2 (3.51%) Finance
4 1 (1.75%) Advertising
4 1 (1.75%) Legal
4 1 (1.75%) Local Government
4 1 (1.75%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 23 (40.35%) Machine Learning Engineer
2 14 (24.56%) Python Engineer
3 9 (15.79%) Research Engineer
4 7 (12.28%) Developer
5 5 (8.77%) Software Engineer
6 3 (5.26%) Analyst
6 3 (5.26%) Applications Engineer
6 3 (5.26%) Consultant
6 3 (5.26%) Data Engineer
6 3 (5.26%) Developer/Software Engineer
6 3 (5.26%) Machine Learning Developer
6 3 (5.26%) Software Developer
7 2 (3.51%) Business Analyst
7 2 (3.51%) DevOps Engineer
7 2 (3.51%) Field Applications Engineer
7 2 (3.51%) Field Engineer
7 2 (3.51%) Games Engineer
7 2 (3.51%) Machine Learning Researcher
7 2 (3.51%) Senior DevOps
7 2 (3.51%) Senior DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (47.37%) TensorFlow
2 26 (45.61%) Natural Language Processing
3 4 (7.02%) REST
4 2 (3.51%) .NET
4 2 (3.51%) AngularJS
4 2 (3.51%) CSS
4 2 (3.51%) RESTful
5 1 (1.75%) 802.1X
5 1 (1.75%) Aurelia
5 1 (1.75%) GeoJSON
5 1 (1.75%) HTML
5 1 (1.75%) RabbitMQ
5 1 (1.75%) Regular Expression
5 1 (1.75%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 28 (49.12%) Algorithms
2 13 (22.81%) Robotics
3 9 (15.79%) Computer Science
4 7 (12.28%) Internet of Things
5 2 (3.51%) Client/Server
5 2 (3.51%) Driving Licence
5 2 (3.51%) NHS
6 1 (1.75%) CCTV
6 1 (1.75%) Data Structures
6 1 (1.75%) Device Driver
6 1 (1.75%) Fintech
6 1 (1.75%) Greenfield Project
6 1 (1.75%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 6 (10.53%) Linux
2 5 (8.77%) Robot Operating System
3 2 (3.51%) Unix
3 2 (3.51%) Windows
4 1 (1.75%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (64.91%) Machine Learning
2 28 (49.12%) Deep Learning
3 27 (47.37%) Artificial Intelligence
3 27 (47.37%) Decision-Making
4 26 (45.61%) Bayesian Methods
4 26 (45.61%) Biology
4 26 (45.61%) Computational Biology
4 26 (45.61%) Computational Linguistics
4 26 (45.61%) Distributed Algorithms
4 26 (45.61%) Multithreading
4 26 (45.61%) Probabilistic Modelling
4 26 (45.61%) Reinforcement Learning
4 26 (45.61%) Software Engineering
5 10 (17.54%) Agile Software Development
5 10 (17.54%) Analytics
5 10 (17.54%) Computer Vision
6 7 (12.28%) Data Ingestion
6 7 (12.28%) Data Science
6 7 (12.28%) Visualisation
7 6 (10.53%) Cybersecurity
Programming Languages
1 37 (64.91%) Python
2 35 (61.40%) Java
3 28 (49.12%) C#
4 27 (47.37%) C
5 26 (45.61%) C++
6 2 (3.51%) PHP
6 2 (3.51%) Ruby
7 1 (1.75%) Apex Code
7 1 (1.75%) Bash Shell
7 1 (1.75%) Embedded C
7 1 (1.75%) Java 8
7 1 (1.75%) JavaScript
7 1 (1.75%) Perl
7 1 (1.75%) R
7 1 (1.75%) SQL
Qualifications
1 29 (50.88%) PhD
2 8 (14.04%) Degree
3 1 (1.75%) IIBA
3 1 (1.75%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.51%) Cyber Essentials
1 2 (3.51%) GDPR
1 2 (3.51%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 2 (3.51%) PCI DSS
2 1 (1.75%) Data Quality
2 1 (1.75%) ISO 14001
2 1 (1.75%) ISO 9001
2 1 (1.75%) QA
System Software
1 1 (1.75%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (3.51%) Opscode Chef
1 2 (3.51%) Puppet
Vendors
1 2 (3.51%) Salesforce.com
2 1 (1.75%) NVIDIA