Period
to 25 May 2020

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 25 May 2020 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Smart Cities
UK > England
6 months to
25 May 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 818 987 1109
Rank change year-on-year +169 +122 -33
Permanent jobs citing Smart City 55 87 67
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in England 0.065% 0.065% 0.041%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.17% 0.16% 0.11%
Number of salaries quoted 50 51 61
Median annual salary £60,000 £60,000 £72,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - -17.24% +3.57%
10th Percentile £27,425 £40,000 £41,250
90th Percentile £77,775 £85,000 £102,500
UK median annual salary £60,000 £60,000 £72,500
% change year-on-year - -17.24% +3.57%

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 33,197 52,905 63,213
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 39.08% 39.38% 38.83%
Number of salaries quoted 25,710 39,867 48,986
Median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% -
10th Percentile £31,250 £29,750 £28,750
90th Percentile £95,000 £87,500 £85,000
UK median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% +5.26%

Smart City
Job Vacancy Trend in England

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

Job vacancy trend for Smart City in England

Smart City
Salary Trend in England

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Smart City in England.

Salary trend for Smart City in England

Smart City
Salary Histogram in England

Salary distribution for jobs citing Smart City in England over the 6 months to 25 May 2020.

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 25 May 2020. 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 +156 29 £60,000 +4.35% 2
South East +123 14 £65,000 +23.81%
East of England +59 10 £57,961 -10.83%
North of England +95 1 £35,000 -31.37%
North West +69 1 £35,000 -31.37%
South West +65 1 £55,000 +57.14%
Smart City
UK

For the 6 months to 25 May 2020, 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 23 (41.82%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (23.64%) C
2 13 (23.64%) Internet
2 13 (23.64%) Migration
3 11 (20.00%) C++
3 11 (20.00%) Python
4 10 (18.18%) Retail
4 10 (18.18%) DevOps
4 10 (18.18%) SDET
5 9 (16.36%) Cryptography
5 9 (16.36%) Degree
5 9 (16.36%) Continuous Integration
5 9 (16.36%) Multithreading
5 9 (16.36%) Telecoms
5 9 (16.36%) Finance
6 8 (14.55%) Customer-Centricity
6 8 (14.55%) Design Thinking
6 8 (14.55%) Thought Leadership
7 7 (12.73%) Google
7 7 (12.73%) Internet of Things
8 6 (10.91%) Mentoring
8 6 (10.91%) QA
8 6 (10.91%) Project Management
8 6 (10.91%) Change Management
8 6 (10.91%) Siemens
8 6 (10.91%) Self-Motivation
9 5 (9.09%) Project Delivery
9 5 (9.09%) B2B
9 5 (9.09%) CCNA
9 5 (9.09%) Cisco Certification

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 (1.82%) Elasticsearch
1 1 (1.82%) GlassFish
1 1 (1.82%) WildFly
Applications
1 4 (7.27%) Adobe Illustrator
1 4 (7.27%) Photoshop
2 3 (5.45%) Microsoft Project
3 1 (1.82%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (1.82%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (1.82%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 3 (5.45%) SaaS
2 2 (3.64%) AWS
2 2 (3.64%) AWS IoT
2 2 (3.64%) Office 365
2 2 (3.64%) Serverless
3 1 (1.82%) Azure
3 1 (1.82%) GCP
3 1 (1.82%) IaaS
3 1 (1.82%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 13 (23.64%) Internet
2 5 (9.09%) Broadband
2 5 (9.09%) SSH
2 5 (9.09%) Telnet
3 4 (7.27%) Wireless
4 2 (3.64%) 3GPP
4 2 (3.64%) Bluetooth
4 2 (3.64%) GPRS
4 2 (3.64%) TCP/IP
4 2 (3.64%) Wireshark
4 2 (3.64%) ZigBee
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (3.64%) MySQL
2 1 (1.82%) GIS
2 1 (1.82%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (1.82%) Visual Studio
General
1 10 (18.18%) Retail
2 9 (16.36%) Finance
2 9 (16.36%) Telecoms
3 4 (7.27%) Social Housing
4 3 (5.45%) Local Government
5 2 (3.64%) Electronics
5 2 (3.64%) Law
5 2 (3.64%) Legal
5 2 (3.64%) Manufacturing
6 1 (1.82%) Automotive
6 1 (1.82%) Banking
6 1 (1.82%) Billing
6 1 (1.82%) French Language
6 1 (1.82%) German Language
6 1 (1.82%) Public Sector
6 1 (1.82%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 6 (10.91%) Installation Technician
1 6 (10.91%) Project Manager
1 6 (10.91%) QA Engineer
1 6 (10.91%) Senior QA Engineer
2 5 (9.09%) Head of IT
2 5 (9.09%) Support Manager
2 5 (9.09%) Technical Manager
2 5 (9.09%) Technical Support
2 5 (9.09%) Technical Support Manager
3 4 (7.27%) Designer
3 4 (7.27%) Digital Designer
4 3 (5.45%) Developer
5 2 (3.64%) Consultant
5 2 (3.64%) Delivery Manager
5 2 (3.64%) Embedded Software Engineer
5 2 (3.64%) IT Manager
5 2 (3.64%) Java Developer
5 2 (3.64%) Product Manager
5 2 (3.64%) Programme Manager
5 2 (3.64%) Technical Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (5.45%) HTML
2 2 (3.64%) CSS
3 1 (1.82%) .NET
3 1 (1.82%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 7 (12.73%) Internet of Things
2 6 (10.91%) Self-Motivation
3 4 (7.27%) Animation
3 4 (7.27%) Management Information System
4 2 (3.64%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (1.82%) Greenfield Project
5 1 (1.82%) Smart Energy
Operating Systems
1 1 (1.82%) Unix
1 1 (1.82%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (41.82%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (23.64%) Migration
3 10 (18.18%) DevOps
3 10 (18.18%) SDET
4 9 (16.36%) Continuous Integration
4 9 (16.36%) Cryptography
4 9 (16.36%) Multithreading
5 8 (14.55%) Customer-Centricity
5 8 (14.55%) Design Thinking
5 8 (14.55%) Thought Leadership
6 6 (10.91%) Change Management
6 6 (10.91%) Mentoring
6 6 (10.91%) Project Management
7 5 (9.09%) B2B
7 5 (9.09%) Continuous Improvement
7 5 (9.09%) Disaster Recovery
7 5 (9.09%) Project Delivery
7 5 (9.09%) Time Management
8 4 (7.27%) Performance Management
8 4 (7.27%) Storytelling
Programming Languages
1 13 (23.64%) C
2 11 (20.00%) C++
2 11 (20.00%) Python
3 4 (7.27%) Java
4 3 (5.45%) C#
5 2 (3.64%) JavaScript
6 1 (1.82%) Java 8
6 1 (1.82%) Kotlin
6 1 (1.82%) PHP
6 1 (1.82%) SQL
Qualifications
1 9 (16.36%) Degree
2 5 (9.09%) CCNA
2 5 (9.09%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (1.82%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (10.91%) QA
System Software
1 2 (3.64%) Docker
1 2 (3.64%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 2 (3.64%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 7 (12.73%) Google
2 6 (10.91%) Siemens
3 4 (7.27%) Adobe
4 3 (5.45%) Microsoft
5 1 (1.82%) Adyen
5 1 (1.82%) WorldPay