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 23 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Home Automation
UK
3 months to
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 849 898 984
Rank change year-on-year +49 +86  
Permanent jobs citing Home Automation 21 15 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.024% 0.015% 0.004%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.056% 0.037% 0.009%
Number of salaries quoted 15 14 2
Median salary £40,000 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.88% -  
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year -5.88% -  

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 37430 40744 45349
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 42.00% 41.43% 40.90%
Number of salaries quoted 29307 33318 36173
Median salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.26%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £29,010 £28,000
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
Top 12 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 23 June 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 +60 21 £40,000 -11.11% 1
Yorkshire - 11 £40,000 -
Doncaster - 11 £40,000 -
South Yorkshire - 11 £40,000 -
London +18 5 - - 1
South East +54 4 £38,750 +4.02%
Bracknell - 2 £40,000 -
Berkshire - 2 £40,000 -
Kent - 2 £36,750 -
Devon - 1 - -
South West - 1 - -
Plymouth - 1 - -

For the 6 months to 23 June 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 (92.45%) Electronics
2 42 (79.25%) Software Engineering
2 42 (79.25%) C++
3 37 (69.81%) C
4 33 (62.26%) Embedded C
4 33 (62.26%) Embedded C++
4 33 (62.26%) Firmware
5 29 (54.72%) RS-232
5 29 (54.72%) RS-485
5 29 (54.72%) Wireless
5 29 (54.72%) Manufacturing
5 29 (54.72%) Ethernet
5 29 (54.72%) TCP/IP
6 25 (47.17%) Bluetooth
7 20 (37.74%) Validation
7 20 (37.74%) ZigBee
7 20 (37.74%) RS-422
7 20 (37.74%) ANSI C
7 20 (37.74%) Analytical Skills
8 18 (33.96%) Java
9 15 (28.30%) Apple iOS
9 15 (28.30%) Android
10 11 (20.75%) Test Automation
10 11 (20.75%) Embedded Software Development
10 11 (20.75%) Amazon AWS
10 11 (20.75%) C#
10 11 (20.75%) Degree
11 10 (18.87%) OO
12 9 (16.98%) MFC
12 9 (16.98%) GPRS

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:

Applications
1 3 (5.66%) Microsoft Project
1 3 (5.66%) Windchill
Business Applications
1 9 (16.98%) Infor M3
2 3 (5.66%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 11 (20.75%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (9.43%) Cloud Computing
3 2 (3.77%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 29 (54.72%) Ethernet
1 29 (54.72%) RS-232
1 29 (54.72%) RS-485
1 29 (54.72%) TCP/IP
1 29 (54.72%) Wireless
2 25 (47.17%) Bluetooth
3 20 (37.74%) RS-422
3 20 (37.74%) ZigBee
4 9 (16.98%) GPRS
4 9 (16.98%) GSM
5 5 (9.43%) NFC
6 2 (3.77%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (11.32%) MySQL
1 6 (11.32%) RDBMS
1 6 (11.32%) Relational Database
1 6 (11.32%) SQLite
2 2 (3.77%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 6 (11.32%) Git (software)
2 2 (3.77%) LabVIEW
General
1 49 (92.45%) Electronics
2 29 (54.72%) Manufacturing
3 5 (9.43%) Retail
Job Titles
1 42 (79.25%) Software Engineer
2 33 (62.26%) Embedded Engineer
2 33 (62.26%) Embedded Software Engineer
3 31 (58.49%) Embedded Firmware Engineer
3 31 (58.49%) Firmware Engineer
4 8 (15.09%) Cloud Developer
4 8 (15.09%) Developer
5 6 (11.32%) Cloud Engineer
6 4 (7.55%) C Software Engineer
6 4 (7.55%) C/C++ Embedded Software Engineer
6 4 (7.55%) C/C++ Software Engineer
6 4 (7.55%) C++ Software Engineer
6 4 (7.55%) Embedded C Engineer
6 4 (7.55%) Embedded C Software Engineer
6 4 (7.55%) Embedded C/C++ Engineer
6 4 (7.55%) Embedded C/C++ Software Engineer
6 4 (7.55%) Embedded C++ Engineer
6 4 (7.55%) Embedded C++ Software Engineer
7 3 (5.66%) Project Engineer
8 2 (3.77%) Internet Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (16.98%) MFC
2 4 (7.55%) iOS SDK
3 2 (3.77%) .NET
3 2 (3.77%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 20 (37.74%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (11.32%) Management Information System
3 5 (9.43%) Client/Server
3 5 (9.43%) Contactless
3 5 (9.43%) EMV
3 5 (9.43%) iPhone
3 5 (9.43%) Raspberry Pi
4 2 (3.77%) Computer Science
4 2 (3.77%) Internet of Things
4 2 (3.77%) Smart Home
Operating Systems
1 15 (28.30%) Android
1 15 (28.30%) Apple iOS
2 7 (13.21%) Linux
3 5 (9.43%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 42 (79.25%) Software Engineering
2 20 (37.74%) Validation
3 11 (20.75%) Embedded Software Development
3 11 (20.75%) Test Automation
4 10 (18.87%) OO
5 8 (15.09%) Continuous Integration
6 6 (11.32%) API Development
6 6 (11.32%) DevOps
6 6 (11.32%) OOP
7 5 (9.43%) Cryptography
7 5 (9.43%) Unit Testing
8 4 (7.55%) OOD
9 3 (5.66%) ERP
9 3 (5.66%) PDM
9 3 (5.66%) PLM
10 2 (3.77%) Agile Software Development
10 2 (3.77%) BDD
10 2 (3.77%) Product Management
10 2 (3.77%) Telematics
10 2 (3.77%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 42 (79.25%) C++
2 37 (69.81%) C
3 33 (62.26%) Embedded C
3 33 (62.26%) Embedded C++
4 20 (37.74%) ANSI C
5 18 (33.96%) Java
6 11 (20.75%) C#
7 5 (9.43%) Shell Script
8 4 (7.55%) JavaScript
9 2 (3.77%) Python
Qualifications
1 11 (20.75%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.77%) ISO 14001
1 2 (3.77%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 33 (62.26%) Firmware
Vendors
1 9 (16.98%) EMC
1 9 (16.98%) NEC
2 3 (5.66%) PTC
2 3 (5.66%) SAP
3 2 (3.77%) Microsoft
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