Period
to 24 January 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 24 January 2018 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Smart Cities
UK > England
6 months to
24 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 1086 1108 1211
Rank change year-on-year +22 +103 +62
Permanent jobs citing Smart City 68 57 49
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.042% 0.034% 0.025%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.099% 0.083% 0.060%
Number of salaries quoted 59 52 44
England median annual salary £75,000 £70,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.14% +33.33% -19.23%
10th Percentile £55,500 £42,750 £37,500
90th Percentile £84,000 £77,500 £86,250
UK median annual salary £75,000 £70,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year +7.14% +33.33% -19.23%

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 68,792 68,546 81,979
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 42.18% 40.99% 42.38%
Number of salaries quoted 53,969 56,614 66,828
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £49,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +1.01% +7.61%
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,500 £27,500
90th Percentile £82,500 £81,250 £80,000
UK median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%

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 24 January 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 24 January 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 +13 45 £75,000 +7.14% 1
London +6 17 £80,000 +14.29% 8
South East +15 3 £55,000 +18.92% 2
Yorkshire - 2 £40,250 -
North of England - 2 £40,250 - 1
South West +8 1 - - 2
Smart City
UK

For the 6 months to 24 January 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 55 (80.88%) Machine Learning
2 54 (79.41%) Python
3 49 (72.06%) Artificial Intelligence
3 49 (72.06%) Algorithms
4 45 (66.18%) Java
4 45 (66.18%) C++
5 44 (64.71%) C#
5 44 (64.71%) Smart City Simulations
6 43 (63.24%) PhD
7 38 (55.88%) C
7 38 (55.88%) Multithreading
7 38 (55.88%) Reinforcement Learning
7 38 (55.88%) Distributed Algorithms
8 23 (33.82%) Finance
9 22 (32.35%) Quantitative Research
10 16 (23.53%) TensorFlow
10 16 (23.53%) Open Source
11 12 (17.65%) Big Data
12 7 (10.29%) JIRA
12 7 (10.29%) Google
13 6 (8.82%) Software Engineering
13 6 (8.82%) Internet
13 6 (8.82%) Selenium
13 6 (8.82%) Django
13 6 (8.82%) Test Automation
13 6 (8.82%) Ruby
13 6 (8.82%) Degree
13 6 (8.82%) Continuous Integration
13 6 (8.82%) Embedded Systems
13 6 (8.82%) Cucumber

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 1 (1.47%) Apache Spark
1 1 (1.47%) Elasticsearch
1 1 (1.47%) OpenStack
Cloud Services
1 3 (4.41%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (4.41%) Microsoft Azure
1 3 (4.41%) SaaS
2 2 (2.94%) IaaS
2 2 (2.94%) PaaS
3 1 (1.47%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (1.47%) GitHub
3 1 (1.47%) Office 365
3 1 (1.47%) ZenHub
Communications & Networking
1 6 (8.82%) Internet
2 1 (1.47%) DHCP
2 1 (1.47%) DNS
2 1 (1.47%) Firewall
2 1 (1.47%) TCP/IP
2 1 (1.47%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (17.65%) Big Data
2 5 (7.35%) Data Mining
3 1 (1.47%) Apache Hive
3 1 (1.47%) Azure SQL Database
3 1 (1.47%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (1.47%) Hadoop
3 1 (1.47%) HBase
3 1 (1.47%) NoSQL
3 1 (1.47%) Redis
Development Applications
1 7 (10.29%) JIRA
2 6 (8.82%) Cucumber
2 6 (8.82%) Selenium
3 3 (4.41%) Git (software)
4 1 (1.47%) AppVeyor
4 1 (1.47%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 1 (1.47%) Gradle
4 1 (1.47%) JUnit
4 1 (1.47%) Karma Test Runner
4 1 (1.47%) Maven
4 1 (1.47%) Mockito
4 1 (1.47%) TeamCity
4 1 (1.47%) YouTrack
General
1 23 (33.82%) Finance
2 5 (7.35%) Retail
3 4 (5.88%) Games
4 2 (2.94%) Telecoms
5 1 (1.47%) Local Government
5 1 (1.47%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 23 (33.82%) Data Scientist
2 16 (23.53%) Machine Learning Scientist
3 11 (16.18%) Developer
4 9 (13.24%) Research Scientist
5 7 (10.29%) Software Developer
6 6 (8.82%) Developer in Test
7 5 (7.35%) Machine Learning Developer
7 5 (7.35%) Machine Learning Engineer
7 5 (7.35%) Senior Data Scientist
8 3 (4.41%) Head of Development
8 3 (4.41%) Head of Software Development
8 3 (4.41%) Machine Learning Researcher
9 2 (2.94%) Algorithm Engineer
9 2 (2.94%) Cloud Engineer
9 2 (2.94%) Cloud Infrastructure Engineer
9 2 (2.94%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 2 (2.94%) Python Developer
9 2 (2.94%) Senior Developer
10 1 (1.47%) Java Developer
10 1 (1.47%) Senior Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (23.53%) TensorFlow
2 6 (8.82%) Django
3 2 (2.94%) Natural Language Processing
4 1 (1.47%) .NET
4 1 (1.47%) AngularJS
4 1 (1.47%) CSS
4 1 (1.47%) D3.js
4 1 (1.47%) Google Maps API
4 1 (1.47%) HTML
4 1 (1.47%) Pandas
4 1 (1.47%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 49 (72.06%) Algorithms
2 6 (8.82%) Embedded Systems
2 6 (8.82%) Internet of Things
2 6 (8.82%) User Experience
3 3 (4.41%) Private Cloud
4 2 (2.94%) Computer Science
4 2 (2.94%) Data Centre
5 1 (1.47%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (1.47%) CCTV
5 1 (1.47%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 4 (5.88%) Windows
2 1 (1.47%) Android
2 1 (1.47%) Apple iOS
2 1 (1.47%) CentOS
2 1 (1.47%) Debian
2 1 (1.47%) Linux
2 1 (1.47%) Ubuntu
2 1 (1.47%) Unix
2 1 (1.47%) Windows 10
2 1 (1.47%) Windows 7
2 1 (1.47%) Windows Server
2 1 (1.47%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (1.47%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 55 (80.88%) Machine Learning
2 49 (72.06%) Artificial Intelligence
3 44 (64.71%) Smart City Simulations
4 38 (55.88%) Distributed Algorithms
4 38 (55.88%) Multithreading
4 38 (55.88%) Reinforcement Learning
5 22 (32.35%) Quantitative Research
6 16 (23.53%) Open Source
7 6 (8.82%) Continuous Integration
7 6 (8.82%) Data Engineering
7 6 (8.82%) DevOps
7 6 (8.82%) Exploratory Testing
7 6 (8.82%) SDET
7 6 (8.82%) Software Engineering
7 6 (8.82%) Test Automation
8 5 (7.35%) Computer Vision
8 5 (7.35%) Deep Learning
8 5 (7.35%) Knowledge Management
8 5 (7.35%) Root Cause Analysis
8 5 (7.35%) Speech Recognition
Programming Languages
1 54 (79.41%) Python
2 45 (66.18%) C++
2 45 (66.18%) Java
3 44 (64.71%) C#
4 38 (55.88%) C
5 6 (8.82%) Ruby
6 2 (2.94%) Bash Shell
6 2 (2.94%) PowerShell
6 2 (2.94%) SQL
7 1 (1.47%) ES6
7 1 (1.47%) ES7
7 1 (1.47%) JavaScript
7 1 (1.47%) Objective-C
7 1 (1.47%) Scala
Qualifications
1 43 (63.24%) PhD
2 6 (8.82%) Degree
3 1 (1.47%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (1.47%) MBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.47%) Data Quality
System Software
1 1 (1.47%) Active Directory
1 1 (1.47%) Apache ZooKeeper
1 1 (1.47%) HDFS
1 1 (1.47%) KVM
1 1 (1.47%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (1.47%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 1 (1.47%) Ansible
1 1 (1.47%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (1.47%) Puppet
Vendors
1 7 (10.29%) Google
2 2 (2.94%) Microsoft
2 2 (2.94%) Red Hat
3 1 (1.47%) CA Agile Central
3 1 (1.47%) Sophos
3 1 (1.47%) VMware