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The table below looks at the prevalence of the term IoT in permanent job vacancies. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited IoT over the 6 months to 2 July 2022 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

IoT (Internet of Things, Internet of Everything)
UK
6 months to
2 Jul 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 319 294 319
Rank change year-on-year -25 +25 -19
Permanent jobs citing IoT 2,104 1,249 775
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 1.17% 1.16% 0.98%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 2.49% 2.92% 2.69%
Number of salaries quoted 896 750 605
10th Percentile £37,500 £36,250 £37,500
25th Percentile £50,000 £44,500 £42,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £70,000 £60,000 £57,500
Median % change year-on-year +16.67% +4.35% -1.92%
75th Percentile £85,000 £75,000 £75,000
90th Percentile £96,875 £91,375 £85,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £60,000 £52,500 £52,500
% change year-on-year +14.29% - +5.00%

IoT is in the General and Transferable Skills category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills.

All Generic Skills
UK
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 84,518 42,742 28,828
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 47.00% 39.69% 36.48%
Number of salaries quoted 34,294 26,412 22,833
10th Percentile £33,943 £32,500 £31,500
25th Percentile £45,000 £42,500 £41,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £61,000 £57,500 £55,000
Median % change year-on-year +6.09% +4.55% -
75th Percentile £82,500 £78,750 £77,500
90th Percentile £101,250 £96,250 £96,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26% +5.56%

IoT
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing IoT as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for IoT in the UK

IoT
Salary Trend

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing IoT.

Salary trend for IoT in the UK

IoT
Salary Histogram

Salary distribution for jobs citing IoT over the 6 months to 2 July 2022.

Salary histogram for IoT in the UK

IoT
Top 18 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing IoT within the UK over the 6 months to 2 July 2022. 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
Jobs
England -26 1,660 £70,000 +16.67% 177
UK excluding London -9 986 £60,000 +14.29% 143
Work from Home -47 947 £72,500 +20.83% 64
London -80 771 £80,000 +14.29% 46
South East +56 274 £55,000 -8.33% 26
North of England -81 226 £63,750 +21.43% 22
East of England -30 161 £72,500 +23.40% 45
Midlands -19 119 £70,000 +36.59% 20
Yorkshire -41 114 £60,000 +20.00% 6
North West -91 95 £70,000 +27.27% 15
West Midlands -29 86 £70,000 +21.74% 12
South West -51 82 £62,500 +35.87% 18
Scotland -30 64 £47,900 -11.71% 7
Wales +15 57 £80,000 +100.00% 1
East Midlands -19 32 £52,500 +16.67% 8
North East -13 17 £62,500 - 1
Channel Islands - 6 - -
Northern Ireland -49 1 £60,000 +33.33% 4

For the 6 months to 2 July 2022, IT jobs citing IoT 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 with a requirement for IoT.

1 737 (35.03%) Agile
2 639 (30.37%) Social Skills
3 603 (28.66%) Azure
4 548 (26.05%) Python
5 529 (25.14%) AWS
6 518 (24.62%) Software Engineering
7 455 (21.63%) Artificial Intelligence
8 440 (20.91%) Analytics
9 430 (20.44%) DevOps
10 422 (20.06%) Linux
11 377 (17.92%) Microsoft
11 377 (17.92%) Degree
12 363 (17.25%) Finance
13 359 (17.06%) Computer Science
14 357 (16.97%) Internet
15 327 (15.54%) Cybersecurity
16 301 (14.31%) JavaScript
17 275 (13.07%) Machine Learning
18 274 (13.02%) Big Data
19 262 (12.45%) Scrum
20 258 (12.26%) C++
21 240 (11.41%) Kubernetes
22 239 (11.36%) CI/CD
23 238 (11.31%) Git (software)
24 233 (11.07%) GCP
25 226 (10.74%) Microservices
25 226 (10.74%) Java
25 226 (10.74%) Blockchain
26 214 (10.17%) C
27 211 (10.03%) Firmware

IoT
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 89 (4.23%) Apache Spark
2 59 (2.80%) SharePoint
3 54 (2.57%) Confluence
4 19 (0.90%) ThingWorx
5 18 (0.86%) IBM Domino
6 17 (0.81%) CMS
7 14 (0.67%) WordPress
8 13 (0.62%) Jupyter
9 12 (0.57%) Apache
10 9 (0.43%) Apache Airflow
11 7 (0.33%) IIS
12 6 (0.29%) ArcGIS
13 5 (0.24%) Apache Pig
14 4 (0.19%) Umbraco
15 3 (0.14%) OpenStack
15 3 (0.14%) WildFly
16 1 (0.048%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 41 (1.95%) Microsoft Office
2 21 (1.00%) Microsoft Excel
3 10 (0.48%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 10 (0.48%) Microsoft Project
4 5 (0.24%) CPLEX
5 3 (0.14%) CINEMA 4D
6 2 (0.095%) Adobe XD
6 2 (0.095%) InVision
6 2 (0.095%) Pipeline Pilot
6 2 (0.095%) Simulink
7 1 (0.048%) Chatbot
Business Applications
1 14 (0.67%) Dynamics CRM
2 5 (0.24%) SAP S/4HANA
3 4 (0.19%) SAP HR
4 3 (0.14%) SAP PM
5 2 (0.095%) NetSuite
5 2 (0.095%) SAP Business One
5 2 (0.095%) SAP SCM
6 1 (0.048%) Maximo
6 1 (0.048%) SAP Hybris
6 1 (0.048%) SAP IBP
6 1 (0.048%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 603 (28.66%) Azure
2 529 (25.14%) AWS
3 233 (11.07%) GCP
4 197 (9.36%) SaaS
5 170 (8.08%) Serverless
6 144 (6.84%) Power Platform
7 101 (4.80%) PaaS
8 98 (4.66%) Microsoft 365
9 93 (4.42%) Cloud Computing
10 91 (4.33%) Azure DevOps
11 85 (4.04%) Azure Machine Learning
12 76 (3.61%) Azure Data Factory
13 74 (3.52%) GitHub
13 74 (3.52%) IaaS
14 73 (3.47%) AWS IoT
15 56 (2.66%) AWS CloudFormation
16 47 (2.23%) Azure Logic Apps
17 45 (2.14%) Azure Monitor
18 44 (2.09%) Azure Functions
19 42 (2.00%) Amazon Kinesis
Communications & Networking
1 357 (16.97%) Internet
2 162 (7.70%) Wireless
3 108 (5.13%) Wi-Fi
4 71 (3.37%) Bluetooth
5 69 (3.28%) Firewall
6 59 (2.80%) WAN
7 54 (2.57%) LAN
8 48 (2.28%) Ethernet
8 48 (2.28%) TCP/IP
9 43 (2.04%) DNS
10 39 (1.85%) MPLS
11 37 (1.76%) Unified Communications
12 36 (1.71%) DHCP
13 33 (1.57%) MQTT
13 33 (1.57%) ZigBee
14 31 (1.47%) Network Security
15 30 (1.43%) VLAN
16 29 (1.38%) RS-232
17 26 (1.24%) 6LoWPAN
17 26 (1.24%) Mobile Backhaul
Database & Business Intelligence
1 274 (13.02%) Big Data
2 122 (5.80%) SQL Server
3 81 (3.85%) PostgreSQL
4 73 (3.47%) MySQL
5 70 (3.33%) Data Lake
6 67 (3.18%) NoSQL
7 63 (2.99%) Data Warehouse
8 52 (2.47%) Relational Database
9 50 (2.38%) MongoDB
10 42 (2.00%) Power BI
11 31 (1.47%) DynamoDB
12 29 (1.38%) Amazon Redshift
13 24 (1.14%) Hadoop
14 19 (0.90%) Amazon RDS
15 16 (0.76%) InfluxDB
16 14 (0.67%) Azure SQL Database
16 14 (0.67%) Metadata
17 13 (0.62%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
18 10 (0.48%) Elasticsearch
18 10 (0.48%) GIS
Development Applications
1 238 (11.31%) Git (software)
2 113 (5.37%) JIRA
3 109 (5.18%) Jenkins
4 42 (2.00%) GitLab
5 28 (1.33%) JUnit
6 20 (0.95%) IDA Disassembler
7 18 (0.86%) Bitbucket
8 17 (0.81%) Terragrunt
9 15 (0.71%) ClearCase
9 15 (0.71%) CppUnit
10 13 (0.62%) CircleCI
10 13 (0.62%) Selenium
11 12 (0.57%) TeamCity
12 11 (0.52%) ER Studio
12 11 (0.52%) ERwin
13 10 (0.48%) Capybara
13 10 (0.48%) Codeship
13 10 (0.48%) RSpec
14 9 (0.43%) JMeter
15 8 (0.38%) Atlassian Bamboo
General
1 639 (30.37%) Social Skills
2 363 (17.25%) Finance
3 191 (9.08%) Electronics
4 185 (8.79%) Public Sector
5 170 (8.08%) Retail
6 136 (6.46%) Inclusion and Diversity
7 118 (5.61%) Analytical Skills
8 112 (5.32%) Telecoms
9 99 (4.71%) Automotive
10 94 (4.47%) Presentation Skills
11 80 (3.80%) Marketing
12 75 (3.56%) Legal
13 73 (3.47%) Banking
14 68 (3.23%) Wearables
15 66 (3.14%) Esports
16 57 (2.71%) Manufacturing
17 47 (2.23%) Games
18 42 (2.00%) Tech for Good
19 34 (1.62%) Back Office
20 33 (1.57%) Fire and Rescue
Job Titles
1 352 (16.73%) Developer
2 351 (16.68%) Architect
3 296 (14.07%) Software Engineer
4 174 (8.27%) Solutions Architect
5 127 (6.04%) DevOps Engineer
6 120 (5.70%) Embedded Engineer
7 119 (5.66%) Analyst
8 104 (4.94%) Data Architect
9 84 (3.99%) Senior Software Engineer
10 83 (3.94%) Embedded Software Engineer
11 81 (3.85%) Consultant
12 73 (3.47%) Business Analyst
13 66 (3.14%) Senior Analyst
14 65 (3.09%) Senior Business Analyst
15 61 (2.90%) Graduate
16 55 (2.61%) Data Engineer
17 53 (2.52%) Cloud Architect
17 53 (2.52%) Full Stack Developer
18 51 (2.42%) Azure Architect
19 49 (2.33%) Product Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 209 (9.93%) React
2 183 (8.70%) Node.js
3 136 (6.46%) .NET
4 72 (3.42%) RESTful
5 63 (2.99%) AngularJS
6 53 (2.52%) Spring
7 52 (2.47%) REST
7 52 (2.47%) Web Services
8 46 (2.19%) HTML
9 41 (1.95%) 802.1X
10 40 (1.90%) Elastic Stack
11 37 (1.76%) CSS
11 37 (1.76%) React Native
12 36 (1.71%) Kafka
13 35 (1.66%) Yocto
14 33 (1.57%) Django
15 32 (1.52%) JSON
16 31 (1.47%) TensorFlow
17 30 (1.43%) RabbitMQ
17 30 (1.43%) Ruby on Rails
Miscellaneous
1 226 (10.74%) Blockchain
2 169 (8.03%) Public Cloud
3 147 (6.99%) Cloud Native
4 141 (6.70%) Robotics
5 133 (6.32%) iPhone
6 129 (6.13%) Data Centre
7 117 (5.56%) Greenfield Project
8 115 (5.47%) Renewable Energy
9 106 (5.04%) Algorithms
10 98 (4.66%) Embedded Systems
11 91 (4.33%) User Experience
12 90 (4.28%) Self-Motivation
13 85 (4.04%) Mobile App
14 77 (3.66%) Management Information System
15 64 (3.04%) Data Structures
16 61 (2.90%) Smart Meter
17 57 (2.71%) Smart Energy
18 51 (2.42%) Grid Computing
18 51 (2.42%) Smart Home
19 49 (2.33%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 422 (20.06%) Linux
2 164 (7.79%) Windows
3 120 (5.70%) Android
4 94 (4.47%) Embedded Linux
5 50 (2.38%) Apple iOS
6 29 (1.38%) Unix
7 23 (1.09%) Windows Server
8 21 (1.00%) Ubuntu
9 16 (0.76%) Windows Server 2016
9 16 (0.76%) Windows Server 2019
10 14 (0.67%) Windows 10
10 14 (0.67%) Windows Server 2012
11 10 (0.48%) FreeRTOS
12 6 (0.29%) Debian
13 4 (0.19%) OpenWrt
14 1 (0.048%) FreeBSD
14 1 (0.048%) Robot Operating System
Processes & Methodologies
1 737 (35.03%) Agile
2 518 (24.62%) Software Engineering
3 455 (21.63%) Artificial Intelligence
4 440 (20.91%) Analytics
5 430 (20.44%) DevOps
6 359 (17.06%) Computer Science
7 327 (15.54%) Cybersecurity
8 275 (13.07%) Machine Learning
9 262 (12.45%) Scrum
10 239 (11.36%) CI/CD
11 226 (10.74%) Microservices
12 194 (9.22%) Continuous Integration
13 184 (8.75%) Mathematics
13 184 (8.75%) TOGAF
14 181 (8.60%) Data Science
15 171 (8.13%) Mentoring
16 169 (8.03%) Data Engineering
17 160 (7.60%) Coaching
17 160 (7.60%) Problem-Solving
18 158 (7.51%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 548 (26.05%) Python
2 301 (14.31%) JavaScript
3 258 (12.26%) C++
4 226 (10.74%) Java
5 214 (10.17%) C
6 196 (9.32%) TypeScript
7 194 (9.22%) SQL
8 172 (8.17%) C#
9 80 (3.80%) Embedded C
10 59 (2.80%) Rust
11 54 (2.57%) Go
12 47 (2.23%) Embedded C++
12 47 (2.23%) PowerShell
13 44 (2.09%) Bash
14 38 (1.81%) Kotlin
15 37 (1.76%) Ruby
16 28 (1.33%) Scala
17 25 (1.19%) Lua
17 25 (1.19%) PHP
18 22 (1.05%) Perl
Qualifications
1 377 (17.92%) Degree
2 100 (4.75%) TOGAF Certification
3 93 (4.42%) Microsoft Certification
4 80 (3.80%) Computer Science Degree
5 71 (3.37%) AWS Certification
6 62 (2.95%) Security Cleared
7 45 (2.14%) SC Cleared
8 44 (2.09%) CISSP
9 27 (1.28%) PMI Certification
10 22 (1.05%) Cisco Certification
11 21 (1.00%) CISA
11 21 (1.00%) CISM
12 19 (0.90%) CREST Certified
13 18 (0.86%) CCNA
13 18 (0.86%) OSCP
14 17 (0.81%) PhD
15 15 (0.71%) Postgraduate
15 15 (0.71%) SANS
16 12 (0.57%) HNC
17 11 (0.52%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 88 (4.18%) QA
2 21 (1.00%) GDPR
3 20 (0.95%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 20 (0.95%) NIST
4 19 (0.90%) GRC
5 15 (0.71%) SLA
6 14 (0.67%) AUTOSAR
6 14 (0.67%) NCSC
6 14 (0.67%) PCI DSS
7 13 (0.62%) Cyber Essentials
8 9 (0.43%) Accessibility
9 7 (0.33%) ISO 13485
9 7 (0.33%) ISO 9001
10 6 (0.29%) Data Quality
11 5 (0.24%) COBIT
12 4 (0.19%) NIST 800
12 4 (0.19%) WAI
12 4 (0.19%) WCAG
13 3 (0.14%) IEC 62304
14 2 (0.095%) Actionable Recommendations
System Software
1 211 (10.03%) Firmware
2 168 (7.98%) Docker
3 69 (3.28%) Active Directory
4 38 (1.81%) VMware Infrastructure
5 10 (0.48%) Hyper-V
6 7 (0.33%) Virtual Desktop
6 7 (0.33%) vSphere
7 5 (0.24%) Forefront TMG
7 5 (0.24%) Virtual Servers
7 5 (0.24%) VMware Workstation
8 1 (0.048%) KVM
8 1 (0.048%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 240 (11.41%) Kubernetes
2 192 (9.13%) Terraform
3 97 (4.61%) Ansible
4 37 (1.76%) Puppet
5 27 (1.28%) Opscode Chef
6 16 (0.76%) Microsoft Intune
7 13 (0.62%) Consul
8 8 (0.38%) WSUS
9 6 (0.29%) Packer
9 6 (0.29%) Prometheus
10 5 (0.24%) SCCM
10 5 (0.24%) SCOM
11 4 (0.19%) AirWatch
11 4 (0.19%) Single Sign-On
12 3 (0.14%) Kubeflow
12 3 (0.14%) Oozie
13 2 (0.095%) Jamf Pro
14 1 (0.048%) Nagios
14 1 (0.048%) Proxmox
14 1 (0.048%) Rancher
Vendors
1 377 (17.92%) Microsoft
2 107 (5.09%) Google
3 101 (4.80%) Databricks
4 100 (4.75%) Salesforce.com
5 89 (4.23%) MuleSoft
6 44 (2.09%) VMware
7 38 (1.81%) SAP
8 26 (1.24%) Gemalto
9 22 (1.05%) Apple
9 22 (1.05%) Oracle
10 19 (0.90%) Cisco
10 19 (0.90%) Xamarin
11 18 (0.86%) Dell
11 18 (0.86%) PTC
12 16 (0.76%) Aruba
12 16 (0.76%) CA
12 16 (0.76%) Palantir
13 15 (0.71%) Atmel
13 15 (0.71%) Perforce
14 14 (0.67%) Splunk