The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Home Automation in permanent job vacancies. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Home Automation over the 3 months to 28 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Home Automation
UK
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 825 951 957
Rank change year-on-year +126 +6  
Permanent jobs citing Home Automation 33 3 21
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.039% 0.003% 0.019%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.10% 0.007% 0.050%
Number of salaries quoted 31 3 17
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £36,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +11.11%  
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £36,250 £36,000
% change year-on-year +10.34% +0.69%  

Home Automation is in the generic IT skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills.

Generic IT Skills
UK
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 32712 42657 42069
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 38.39% 41.03% 38.93%
Number of salaries quoted 26358 34062 33244
Median salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.26%  
90% offered a salary of more than £29,340 £29,750 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £75,000 £77,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +6.25%  

Home Automation
Job Vacancy Trend

The job posting trend of jobs advertised citing Home Automation as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Miscellaneous category.

Job vacancy trend for Home Automation in the UK

Home Automation
Salary Trend

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

Salary trend for Home Automation in the UK

Home Automation
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Home Automation over the 3 months to 28 March 2017.

Salary histogram for Home Automation in the UK

Home Automation
Top 14 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Home Automation within the UK over the 3 months to 28 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +136 33 £40,000 +18.51% 4
South East +64 13 £40,000 +45.45% 1
Bracknell - 13 £40,000 - 1
Berkshire - 13 £40,000 - 1
South Yorkshire - 12 £40,000 - 2
Yorkshire - 12 £40,000 - 2
Cambridgeshire - 6 £40,000 -
East of England - 6 £40,000 -
Cambridge - 6 £40,000 -
Doncaster - 6 £40,000 - 1
Sheffield - 6 £40,000 -
Plymouth - 2 - - 1
Devon - 2 - - 1
South West - 2 - - 1

For the 6 months to 28 March 2017, IT jobs citing Home Automation also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads with a requirement for Home Automation.

1 49 (89.09%) Electronics
2 40 (72.73%) C++
3 36 (65.45%) C
3 36 (65.45%) Software Engineering
4 32 (58.18%) Manufacturing
4 32 (58.18%) Embedded C
5 31 (56.36%) Embedded C++
5 31 (56.36%) Firmware
5 31 (56.36%) Wireless
6 29 (52.73%) Ethernet
6 29 (52.73%) TCP/IP
6 29 (52.73%) RS-232
6 29 (52.73%) RS-485
7 21 (38.18%) ZigBee
7 21 (38.18%) RS-422
7 21 (38.18%) ANSI C
7 21 (38.18%) Analytical Skills
7 21 (38.18%) Bluetooth
7 21 (38.18%) Validation
8 15 (27.27%) OO
9 13 (23.64%) Java
9 13 (23.64%) Apple iOS
9 13 (23.64%) Degree
9 13 (23.64%) Continuous Integration
9 13 (23.64%) Android
10 12 (21.82%) C#
11 11 (20.00%) Management Information System
11 11 (20.00%) MySQL
11 11 (20.00%) OOP
11 11 (20.00%) RDBMS

Home Automation
Co-occurring IT Skills 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 3 (5.45%) Exchange Server 2010
1 3 (5.45%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 3 (5.45%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 8 (14.55%) Infor M3
2 3 (5.45%) Dynamics GP
2 3 (5.45%) SAP ERP
3 1 (1.82%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 11 (20.00%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (3.64%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 31 (56.36%) Wireless
2 29 (52.73%) Ethernet
2 29 (52.73%) RS-232
2 29 (52.73%) RS-485
2 29 (52.73%) TCP/IP
3 21 (38.18%) Bluetooth
3 21 (38.18%) RS-422
3 21 (38.18%) ZigBee
4 8 (14.55%) GPRS
4 8 (14.55%) GSM
5 2 (3.64%) Internet
6 1 (1.82%) Structured Cabling
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (20.00%) MySQL
1 11 (20.00%) RDBMS
1 11 (20.00%) Relational Database
1 11 (20.00%) SQLite
2 2 (3.64%) NoSQL
3 1 (1.82%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 11 (20.00%) Git (software)
General
1 49 (89.09%) Electronics
2 32 (58.18%) Manufacturing
3 4 (7.27%) Finance
4 1 (1.82%) Marketing
4 1 (1.82%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 36 (65.45%) Software Engineer
2 32 (58.18%) Embedded Engineer
2 32 (58.18%) Embedded Software Engineer
3 29 (52.73%) Embedded Firmware Engineer
3 29 (52.73%) Firmware Engineer
4 12 (21.82%) Developer
5 11 (20.00%) Cloud Developer
5 11 (20.00%) Cloud Engineer
6 3 (5.45%) C Software Engineer
6 3 (5.45%) Embedded C Engineer
6 3 (5.45%) Embedded C Software Engineer
6 3 (5.45%) IT Engineer
6 3 (5.45%) IT Support
6 3 (5.45%) IT Support Engineer
6 3 (5.45%) Support Engineer
7 2 (3.64%) C++ Software Engineer
7 2 (3.64%) Embedded C/C++ Engineer
7 2 (3.64%) Internet Developer
7 2 (3.64%) Linux Engineer
7 2 (3.64%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (14.55%) MFC
2 4 (7.27%) iOS SDK
3 3 (5.45%) .NET
3 3 (5.45%) .NET Framework
4 1 (1.82%) CSS
4 1 (1.82%) HTML
4 1 (1.82%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 21 (38.18%) Analytical Skills
2 11 (20.00%) Management Information System
3 3 (5.45%) Smart Home
3 3 (5.45%) Smartphone
4 2 (3.64%) Computer Science
4 2 (3.64%) Internet of Things
Operating Systems
1 13 (23.64%) Android
1 13 (23.64%) Apple iOS
2 4 (7.27%) Windows
3 3 (5.45%) Windows 10
3 3 (5.45%) Windows 7
3 3 (5.45%) Windows 8
3 3 (5.45%) Windows Server
3 3 (5.45%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (3.64%) Linux
5 1 (1.82%) Nucleus RTOS
5 1 (1.82%) VxWorks
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (65.45%) Software Engineering
2 21 (38.18%) Validation
3 15 (27.27%) OO
4 13 (23.64%) Continuous Integration
5 11 (20.00%) API Development
5 11 (20.00%) OOP
6 10 (18.18%) DevOps
6 10 (18.18%) Embedded Software Development
7 4 (7.27%) OOD
8 3 (5.45%) ERP
8 3 (5.45%) Project Management
9 2 (3.64%) Agile Software Development
9 2 (3.64%) Automated Testing
9 2 (3.64%) BDD
9 2 (3.64%) Cybersecurity
9 2 (3.64%) Energy Management
9 2 (3.64%) Product Management
9 2 (3.64%) Use Case
10 1 (1.82%) Digital Marketing
10 1 (1.82%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 40 (72.73%) C++
2 36 (65.45%) C
3 32 (58.18%) Embedded C
4 31 (56.36%) Embedded C++
5 21 (38.18%) ANSI C
6 13 (23.64%) Java
7 12 (21.82%) C#
8 5 (9.09%) JavaScript
9 2 (3.64%) Python
Qualifications
1 13 (23.64%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.64%) ISO 14001
1 2 (3.64%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 31 (56.36%) Firmware
2 3 (5.45%) Active Directory
3 1 (1.82%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 8 (14.55%) EMC
1 8 (14.55%) NEC
2 7 (12.73%) Microsoft
3 4 (7.27%) SAP
4 1 (1.82%) Atmel
4 1 (1.82%) VMware
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