Period
to 10 December 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 10 December 2018 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Smart Cities
UK > England
6 months to
10 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 1039 1106 1148
Rank change year-on-year +67 +42 +105
Permanent jobs citing Smart City 84 69 50
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.056% 0.041% 0.029%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.13% 0.100% 0.072%
Number of salaries quoted 79 58 43
England median annual salary £57,500 £70,000 £65,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -17.86% +7.69% +8.33%
10th Percentile £35,500 £51,750 £42,500
90th Percentile £95,500 £83,750 £77,500
UK median annual salary £57,500 £70,000 £62,500
% change year-on-year -17.86% +12.00% +4.17%

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 62,489 69,264 69,577
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 41.98% 41.43% 39.86%
Number of salaries quoted 48,565 52,592 57,407
England median annual salary £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.00% - +2.56%
10th Percentile £30,000 £28,250 £27,500
90th Percentile £87,500 £82,500 £81,250
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 10 December 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 10 December 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
London +111 33 £48,000 -49.47% 4
East of England +11 32 £57,500 -19.30% 6
South West +15 10 £57,500 - 3
South East +26 6 £51,000 -11.30% 1
North of England +9 3 £46,250 -11.90%
North West - 2 £46,250 -
Yorkshire +24 1 - -
Smart City
UK

For the 6 months to 10 December 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 40 (47.62%) Software Engineering
2 36 (42.86%) Python
3 35 (41.67%) Java
3 35 (41.67%) Machine Learning
4 29 (34.52%) C
4 29 (34.52%) C++
5 27 (32.14%) C#
6 26 (30.95%) Algorithms
7 25 (29.76%) Agile Software Development
8 24 (28.57%) Artificial Intelligence
8 24 (28.57%) Multithreading
8 24 (28.57%) Distributed Algorithms
9 22 (26.19%) Big Data
10 20 (23.81%) TensorFlow
11 19 (22.62%) Games
12 18 (21.43%) Robotics
12 18 (21.43%) Biology
12 18 (21.43%) PhD
12 18 (21.43%) Computational Linguistics
12 18 (21.43%) Computational Biology
12 18 (21.43%) Probabilistic Modelling
12 18 (21.43%) Reinforcement Learning
12 18 (21.43%) Natural Language Processing
12 18 (21.43%) Analytics
12 18 (21.43%) Deep Learning
12 18 (21.43%) Bayesian Methods
12 18 (21.43%) Decision-Making
12 18 (21.43%) MPhil
13 17 (20.24%) Mathematics
14 16 (19.05%) Publishing

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 (5.95%) Apache Spark
Applications
1 5 (5.95%) InVision
Cloud Services
1 6 (7.14%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (3.57%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (3.57%) Cloud Computing
2 3 (3.57%) SaaS
3 1 (1.19%) G Suite
3 1 (1.19%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 5 (5.95%) Internet
1 5 (5.95%) Wireless
2 2 (2.38%) 5G
2 2 (2.38%) Broadband
3 1 (1.19%) 802.15
3 1 (1.19%) MQTT
3 1 (1.19%) Wi-Fi
3 1 (1.19%) ZigBee
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (26.19%) Big Data
2 15 (17.86%) Geospatial Data
3 5 (5.95%) Hadoop
4 2 (2.38%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (2.38%) MySQL
4 2 (2.38%) NoSQL
5 1 (1.19%) BigQuery
5 1 (1.19%) Looker
5 1 (1.19%) MongoDB
5 1 (1.19%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (1.19%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 1 (1.19%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (1.19%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 2 (2.38%) Atlassian Bamboo
1 2 (2.38%) Bitbucket
1 2 (2.38%) Git (software)
1 2 (2.38%) Gradle
1 2 (2.38%) JIRA
1 2 (2.38%) Maven
2 1 (1.19%) webpack
General
1 19 (22.62%) Games
2 16 (19.05%) Publishing
3 15 (17.86%) Finance
4 6 (7.14%) Manufacturing
4 6 (7.14%) Marketing
5 3 (3.57%) French Language
5 3 (3.57%) German Language
5 3 (3.57%) Spanish Language
6 2 (2.38%) Automotive
6 2 (2.38%) Law
6 2 (2.38%) Legal
6 2 (2.38%) Retail
7 1 (1.19%) Advertising
7 1 (1.19%) Local Government
7 1 (1.19%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 24 (28.57%) Developer
2 21 (25.00%) Software Engineer
3 17 (20.24%) Developer/Software Engineer
3 17 (20.24%) Software Developer
4 8 (9.52%) Machine Learning Engineer
4 8 (9.52%) Mathematical Developer
5 7 (8.33%) Mathematical Modelling Developer
5 7 (8.33%) Mathematical Modelling Engineer
6 6 (7.14%) Designer
6 6 (7.14%) Head of Development
6 6 (7.14%) Machine Learning Developer
6 6 (7.14%) UI Designer
6 6 (7.14%) UI/UX Designer
6 6 (7.14%) UX Designer
7 5 (5.95%) Business Manager
7 5 (5.95%) Business Operations Manager
7 5 (5.95%) Operations Manager
7 5 (5.95%) Programme Manager
7 5 (5.95%) Python Engineer
8 4 (4.76%) Python Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (23.81%) TensorFlow
2 18 (21.43%) Natural Language Processing
3 6 (7.14%) AngularJS
3 6 (7.14%) REST
4 4 (4.76%) Spring
5 3 (3.57%) .NET
5 3 (3.57%) RESTful
6 2 (2.38%) Angular 2
6 2 (2.38%) Caffe
6 2 (2.38%) Hibernate
6 2 (2.38%) J2EE
6 2 (2.38%) Java EE
6 2 (2.38%) Kafka
6 2 (2.38%) RabbitMQ
6 2 (2.38%) React
6 2 (2.38%) SOAP
6 2 (2.38%) Spring Boot
6 2 (2.38%) Velocity
6 2 (2.38%) Vue.js
6 2 (2.38%) ZeroMQ
Miscellaneous
1 26 (30.95%) Algorithms
2 18 (21.43%) Robotics
3 10 (11.90%) Social Media
4 6 (7.14%) User Experience
5 5 (5.95%) Internet of Things
6 4 (4.76%) Fintech
7 2 (2.38%) Data Structures
7 2 (2.38%) NHS
8 1 (1.19%) Analytical Skills
8 1 (1.19%) Device Driver
8 1 (1.19%) Management Information System
8 1 (1.19%) Mobile App
8 1 (1.19%) SCADA
8 1 (1.19%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 6 (7.14%) Linux
2 3 (3.57%) Embedded Linux
3 1 (1.19%) Android
3 1 (1.19%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (47.62%) Software Engineering
2 35 (41.67%) Machine Learning
3 25 (29.76%) Agile Software Development
4 24 (28.57%) Artificial Intelligence
4 24 (28.57%) Distributed Algorithms
4 24 (28.57%) Multithreading
5 18 (21.43%) Analytics
5 18 (21.43%) Bayesian Methods
5 18 (21.43%) Biology
5 18 (21.43%) Computational Biology
5 18 (21.43%) Computational Linguistics
5 18 (21.43%) Decision-Making
5 18 (21.43%) Deep Learning
5 18 (21.43%) Probabilistic Modelling
5 18 (21.43%) Reinforcement Learning
6 17 (20.24%) Mathematics
7 15 (17.86%) Coaching
7 15 (17.86%) Mentoring
8 13 (15.48%) Visualisation
9 11 (13.10%) Computer Science
Programming Languages
1 36 (42.86%) Python
2 35 (41.67%) Java
3 29 (34.52%) C
3 29 (34.52%) C++
4 27 (32.14%) C#
5 6 (7.14%) Rust
5 6 (7.14%) Scala
5 6 (7.14%) SQL
6 3 (3.57%) Embedded C
6 3 (3.57%) JavaScript
7 2 (2.38%) Java 8
7 2 (2.38%) PHP
8 1 (1.19%) Apex Code
8 1 (1.19%) R
Qualifications
1 18 (21.43%) MPhil
1 18 (21.43%) PhD
2 8 (9.52%) Degree
3 1 (1.19%) PMI Certification
3 1 (1.19%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (5.95%) PMO
2 2 (2.38%) Cyber Essentials
2 2 (2.38%) GDPR
2 2 (2.38%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (2.38%) PCI DSS
3 1 (1.19%) Data Quality
System Software
1 2 (2.38%) Docker
2 1 (1.19%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (2.38%) Ansible
1 2 (2.38%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 2 (2.38%) NVIDIA
2 1 (1.19%) Google
2 1 (1.19%) Salesforce.com
2 1 (1.19%) Tableau