Period
to 11 December 2017

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Smart Home in permanent job vacancies advertised in England. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Smart Home over the 6 months to 11 December 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Smart Home (Connected Home)
UK > England
6 months to
11 Dec 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 1095 1095 1246
Rank change year-on-year 0 +151 +15
Permanent jobs citing Smart Home 60 88 38
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.036% 0.050% 0.019%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.083% 0.12% 0.044%
Number of salaries quoted 62 57 25
England median annual salary £45,000 £52,500 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -14.29% - +2.44%
10th Percentile £33,750 £31,250 £32,250
90th Percentile £72,500 £72,000 £68,750
UK median annual salary £45,000 £52,500 £52,500
% change year-on-year -14.29% - +2.44%

Smart Home 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 72494 71833 85747
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 43.08% 41.16% 42.25%
Number of salaries quoted 55362 59474 69768
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £48,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +4.17% +6.67%
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 Home
Job Vacancy Trend in England

Job postings citing Smart Home as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in England.

Job vacancy trend for Smart Home in England

Smart Home
Salary Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Smart Home in England.

Salary trend for Smart Home in England

Smart Home
Salary Histogram in England

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Smart Home in England over the 6 months to 11 December 2017.

Salary histogram for Smart Home in England

Smart Home
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 Home within the England region over the 6 months to 11 December 2017. 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 -11 18 £57,500 +76.92%
South East +31 15 £50,000 -28.57% 1
East of England +6 14 £47,500 -5.00% 8
Midlands -13 6 £45,000 -14.29% 1
West Midlands -16 6 £45,000 -14.29% 1
South West - 6 £43,750 -
North of England +2 1 - - 6
North West -8 1 - - 6
Smart Home
UK

For the 6 months to 11 December 2017, IT jobs citing Smart Home also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the England region with a requirement for Smart Home.

1 34 (56.67%) C++
2 31 (51.67%) C
3 29 (48.33%) Degree
4 25 (41.67%) Wi-Fi
5 24 (40.00%) REST
6 23 (38.33%) ZigBee
6 23 (38.33%) Python
7 21 (35.00%) Internet
7 21 (35.00%) Electronics
7 21 (35.00%) Internet of Things
8 20 (33.33%) JSON
9 19 (31.67%) Firmware
10 16 (26.67%) Computer Science
10 16 (26.67%) Computer Science Degree
11 14 (23.33%) Machine Learning
11 14 (23.33%) Linux
12 12 (20.00%) Java
13 10 (16.67%) Test Automation
13 10 (16.67%) Mentoring
14 9 (15.00%) Android
14 9 (15.00%) QA
14 9 (15.00%) Software Engineering
14 9 (15.00%) Agile Software Development
15 7 (11.67%) Wireless
15 7 (11.67%) Unix
15 7 (11.67%) OO
15 7 (11.67%) Embedded C++
15 7 (11.67%) Apple iOS
15 7 (11.67%) Prototyping
16 6 (10.00%) Cross-Platform Development

Smart Home
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 4 (6.67%) Elasticsearch
2 1 (1.67%) WebLogic
Cloud Services
1 6 (10.00%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (6.67%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (1.67%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 25 (41.67%) Wi-Fi
2 23 (38.33%) ZigBee
3 21 (35.00%) Internet
4 7 (11.67%) Wireless
5 4 (6.67%) RFID
5 4 (6.67%) TCP/IP
6 2 (3.33%) WAN
7 1 (1.67%) Bluetooth
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (5.00%) MySQL
2 2 (3.33%) SQL Server
3 1 (1.67%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 4 (6.67%) Git (software)
2 1 (1.67%) Gerrit
2 1 (1.67%) Subversion
2 1 (1.67%) Vagrant
General
1 21 (35.00%) Electronics
2 4 (6.67%) Advertising
3 3 (5.00%) Games
4 2 (3.33%) Finance
5 1 (1.67%) Legal
5 1 (1.67%) Marketing
5 1 (1.67%) Retail
5 1 (1.67%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 25 (41.67%) Developer
2 10 (16.67%) Firmware Developer
3 9 (15.00%) Firmware Engineer
4 8 (13.33%) Software Engineer
5 6 (10.00%) Interoperability Testing (IOT) Engineer
5 6 (10.00%) IoT Developer
5 6 (10.00%) Senior Developer
6 5 (8.33%) Design Engineer
6 5 (8.33%) Developer/Software Engineer
6 5 (8.33%) Software Design Engineer
6 5 (8.33%) Software Developer
7 4 (6.67%) iOS Developer
7 4 (6.67%) Linux Engineer
7 4 (6.67%) Mobile Developer
7 4 (6.67%) Research Engineer
7 4 (6.67%) Senior Firmware Developer
7 4 (6.67%) Test Engineer
7 4 (6.67%) Xamarin Developer
8 3 (5.00%) Linux Developer
8 3 (5.00%) QA Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (40.00%) REST
2 20 (33.33%) JSON
3 6 (10.00%) Django
4 4 (6.67%) iOS SDK
4 4 (6.67%) MvvmCross
4 4 (6.67%) XML
5 3 (5.00%) Natural Language Processing
5 3 (5.00%) Node.js
6 2 (3.33%) .NET
6 2 (3.33%) ASP.NET
6 2 (3.33%) CSS
6 2 (3.33%) HTML
6 2 (3.33%) Laravel
6 2 (3.33%) OAuth
6 2 (3.33%) Symfony
7 1 (1.67%) Elastic Stack
7 1 (1.67%) Lambda Expressions
7 1 (1.67%) React
7 1 (1.67%) YAML
Miscellaneous
1 21 (35.00%) Internet of Things
2 16 (26.67%) Computer Science
3 6 (10.00%) Mobile App
4 5 (8.33%) Algorithms
4 5 (8.33%) Machine to Machine
5 4 (6.67%) Arduino
5 4 (6.67%) Greenfield Project
5 4 (6.67%) iPhone
5 4 (6.67%) Raspberry Pi
6 2 (3.33%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (3.33%) Home Automation
6 2 (3.33%) Oculus Rift
7 1 (1.67%) Digital Media
7 1 (1.67%) Industrial Internet of Things
7 1 (1.67%) Smart Meter
7 1 (1.67%) Smartphone
7 1 (1.67%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 14 (23.33%) Linux
2 9 (15.00%) Android
3 7 (11.67%) Apple iOS
3 7 (11.67%) Unix
4 6 (10.00%) Windows
5 1 (1.67%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (23.33%) Machine Learning
2 10 (16.67%) Mentoring
2 10 (16.67%) Test Automation
3 9 (15.00%) Agile Software Development
3 9 (15.00%) Software Engineering
4 7 (11.67%) OO
4 7 (11.67%) Prototyping
5 6 (10.00%) BDD
5 6 (10.00%) Cross-Platform Development
5 6 (10.00%) Scrum
5 6 (10.00%) TDD
6 5 (8.33%) Analytics
6 5 (8.33%) Android Development
6 5 (8.33%) Data Analytics
6 5 (8.33%) Web Development
7 4 (6.67%) Mobile Development
7 4 (6.67%) MVC
7 4 (6.67%) Statistical Analysis
8 3 (5.00%) Artificial Intelligence
8 3 (5.00%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 34 (56.67%) C++
2 31 (51.67%) C
3 23 (38.33%) Python
4 12 (20.00%) Java
5 7 (11.67%) Embedded C++
6 6 (10.00%) C#
7 5 (8.33%) Bash Shell
7 5 (8.33%) PHP
8 4 (6.67%) Apple Swift
8 4 (6.67%) JavaScript
8 4 (6.67%) Objective-C
9 3 (5.00%) Embedded C
10 2 (3.33%) VB.NET
11 1 (1.67%) Clojure
11 1 (1.67%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 29 (48.33%) Degree
2 16 (26.67%) Computer Science Degree
3 5 (8.33%) PhD
4 4 (6.67%) Master's Degree
4 4 (6.67%) Postgraduate
5 1 (1.67%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (15.00%) QA
System Software
1 19 (31.67%) Firmware
2 4 (6.67%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 1 (1.67%) Grafana
1 1 (1.67%) Packer
1 1 (1.67%) Puppet
1 1 (1.67%) Terraform
Vendors
1 6 (10.00%) Xamarin
2 4 (6.67%) Apple
2 4 (6.67%) Sigfox
3 2 (3.33%) Bloomberg
3 2 (3.33%) Zend