Period
to 10 May 2021

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Renewable Energy in permanent job vacancies. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Renewable Energy over the 6 months to 10 May 2021 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Renewable Energy
UK
6 months to
10 May 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 586 802 941
Rank change year-on-year +216 +139 +198
Permanent jobs citing Renewable Energy 308 130 181
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.35% 0.13% 0.12%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.96% 0.38% 0.36%
Number of salaries quoted 180 87 122
10th Percentile £33,750 £32,000 £31,375
25th Percentile £44,688 £41,250 £43,750
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £62,500 £50,000 £60,250
Median % change year-on-year +25.00% -17.01% +50.63%
75th Percentile £71,563 £89,375 £77,500
90th Percentile £77,500 £97,500 £87,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £57,500 £45,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +27.78% -5.26% +18.75%

Renewable Energy 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 with a requirement for generic IT skills.

All Generic IT Skills
UK
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 31,922 34,464 50,919
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 36.38% 34.44% 34.70%
Number of salaries quoted 21,659 27,167 38,791
10th Percentile £32,500 £31,250 £30,000
25th Percentile £42,500 £40,000 £37,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £57,500 £55,000 £52,500
Median % change year-on-year +4.55% +4.76% +5.00%
75th Percentile £77,500 £75,000 £72,500
90th Percentile £95,000 £95,000 £88,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £48,950 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +3.05% +5.56% -

Renewable Energy
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for Renewable Energy in the UK

Renewable Energy
Salary Trend

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Renewable Energy.

Salary trend for Renewable Energy in the UK

Renewable Energy
Salary Histogram

Salary distribution for jobs citing Renewable Energy over the 6 months to 10 May 2021.

Salary histogram for Renewable Energy in the UK

Renewable Energy
Top 16 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Renewable Energy within the UK over the 6 months to 10 May 2021. 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
England +217 263 £62,500 +19.05% 235
UK excluding London +192 216 £57,500 +27.78% 244
South East +144 94 £62,500 +4.17% 45
London +93 75 £72,500 -17.14% 21
North of England +25 44 £50,000 +11.11% 40
North West +45 33 £50,000 +5.26% 15
Scotland +22 32 £43,750 +2.94% 30
Work from Home -129 27 £72,500 +20.83% 30
South West -3 23 £45,000 -18.18% 78
East of England +32 10 £75,000 +36.36% 24
Midlands +10 9 £37,500 -4.46% 23
East Midlands +11 7 £37,500 -4.46% 13
Yorkshire -11 7 - - 15
North East +5 4 £49,500 +27.74% 10
Northern Ireland - 4 £30,000 - 3
West Midlands - 2 £18,500 - 10

For the 6 months to 10 May 2021, IT jobs citing Renewable Energy 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 Renewable Energy.

1 143 (46.43%) Agile Software Development
2 126 (40.91%) Social Skills
3 102 (33.12%) Finance
4 87 (28.25%) Automotive
5 84 (27.27%) Life Science
6 73 (23.70%) Degree
7 69 (22.40%) C#
8 67 (21.75%) Python
9 64 (20.78%) Logistics
9 64 (20.78%) Android
10 63 (20.45%) iPhone
11 60 (19.48%) Java
12 59 (19.16%) DevOps
13 57 (18.51%) SQL
14 56 (18.18%) Microservices
15 55 (17.86%) .NET
16 51 (16.56%) RESTful
16 51 (16.56%) Computer Science
16 51 (16.56%) Problem-Solving
17 50 (16.23%) Azure
18 47 (15.26%) Open Source
19 44 (14.29%) SQL Server
20 42 (13.64%) JavaScript
21 41 (13.31%) TDD
21 41 (13.31%) AWS
22 40 (12.99%) MySQL
22 40 (12.99%) Microsoft
23 37 (12.01%) NoSQL
23 37 (12.01%) Thought Leadership
24 36 (11.69%) Entity Framework

Renewable Energy
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 22 (7.14%) SharePoint
2 13 (4.22%) Confluence
3 5 (1.62%) Apache Airflow
3 5 (1.62%) Jupyter
4 3 (0.97%) Elasticsearch
5 1 (0.32%) Apache
5 1 (0.32%) MS Exchange
5 1 (0.32%) NetWeaver
Applications
1 15 (4.87%) Microsoft Office
2 10 (3.25%) Microsoft Excel
3 5 (1.62%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 5 (1.62%) Microsoft Project
4 4 (1.30%) MS Visio
4 4 (1.30%) Photoshop
5 1 (0.32%) Figma
5 1 (0.32%) OmniGraffle
5 1 (0.32%) Sketch
Business Applications
1 10 (3.25%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 4 (1.30%) Dynamics CRM
3 3 (0.97%) Dynamics GP
4 2 (0.65%) Dynamics NAV
4 2 (0.65%) Maximo
5 1 (0.32%) SAP BPC
5 1 (0.32%) SAP GRC
Cloud Services
1 50 (16.23%) Azure
2 41 (13.31%) AWS
3 28 (9.09%) Power Platform
4 17 (5.52%) GCP
5 10 (3.25%) Azure Service Bus
6 9 (2.92%) SaaS
7 8 (2.60%) GitHub
8 5 (1.62%) Amazon CloudWatch
8 5 (1.62%) Amazon ELB
8 5 (1.62%) Amazon SQS
8 5 (1.62%) Google Docs
8 5 (1.62%) Loggly
8 5 (1.62%) Microsoft 365
8 5 (1.62%) Trello
9 4 (1.30%) Dynamics 365
9 4 (1.30%) Serverless
10 3 (0.97%) Apigee
10 3 (0.97%) OpenShift
11 2 (0.65%) Azure Active Directory
12 1 (0.32%) iPaaS
Communications & Networking
1 22 (7.14%) Firewall
2 19 (6.17%) VoIP
3 18 (5.84%) NAS
3 18 (5.84%) SAN
4 9 (2.92%) VPN
5 7 (2.27%) HTTP
6 5 (1.62%) FTP
6 5 (1.62%) IPsec
7 4 (1.30%) Ethernet
7 4 (1.30%) Wireless
8 3 (0.97%) Internet
8 3 (0.97%) LAN
8 3 (0.97%) VLAN
8 3 (0.97%) WAN
9 2 (0.65%) Cisco IOS
9 2 (0.65%) DMZ
10 1 (0.32%) Modbus
10 1 (0.32%) MQTT
10 1 (0.32%) Unified Communications
10 1 (0.32%) WebEx
Database & Business Intelligence
1 44 (14.29%) SQL Server
2 40 (12.99%) MySQL
3 37 (12.01%) NoSQL
4 33 (10.71%) Relational Database
5 19 (6.17%) Power BI
6 13 (4.22%) PostgreSQL
7 12 (3.90%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 7 (2.27%) Tableau
9 5 (1.62%) GIS
9 5 (1.62%) Spatial Data
10 4 (1.30%) Amazon DynamoDB
11 3 (0.97%) Data Warehouse
11 3 (0.97%) Redis
12 2 (0.65%) Big Data
12 2 (0.65%) Snowflake Schema
12 2 (0.65%) SQL Server 2005
12 2 (0.65%) SQL Server 2019
12 2 (0.65%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 1 (0.32%) Data Lake
13 1 (0.32%) Looker
Development Applications
1 36 (11.69%) Git (software)
2 20 (6.49%) JIRA
3 11 (3.57%) Jasmine
4 10 (3.25%) Octopus Deploy
5 8 (2.60%) Cucumber
5 8 (2.60%) JUnit
5 8 (2.60%) Karma Test Runner
5 8 (2.60%) Mockito
6 6 (1.95%) Bitbucket
7 5 (1.62%) CircleCI
8 4 (1.30%) Cypress.io
8 4 (1.30%) gulp
8 4 (1.30%) Selenium
8 4 (1.30%) SoapUI
8 4 (1.30%) webpack
9 3 (0.97%) Mocha
9 3 (0.97%) QUnit
10 2 (0.65%) GitLab
10 2 (0.65%) Jenkins
10 2 (0.65%) Liquibase
General
1 126 (40.91%) Social Skills
2 102 (33.12%) Finance
3 87 (28.25%) Automotive
4 20 (6.49%) Analytical Skills
5 15 (4.87%) Marketing
6 11 (3.57%) Telecoms
7 10 (3.25%) Front Office
8 9 (2.92%) Presentation Skills
9 6 (1.95%) Legal
10 5 (1.62%) Billing
10 5 (1.62%) Organisational Skills
11 4 (1.30%) Aerospace
11 4 (1.30%) Law
11 4 (1.30%) Manufacturing
11 4 (1.30%) Pharmaceutical
12 3 (0.97%) Back Office
12 3 (0.97%) French Language
12 3 (0.97%) German Language
12 3 (0.97%) Italian Language
12 3 (0.97%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 95 (30.84%) Developer
2 65 (21.10%) Consultant
3 35 (11.36%) Senior Consultant
4 31 (10.06%) Analyst
5 21 (6.82%) Software Engineer
6 19 (6.17%) Java Consultant
7 17 (5.52%) Senior Java Consultant
8 16 (5.19%) Software Developer
9 14 (4.55%) .NET Developer
9 14 (4.55%) Senior .NET Consultant
9 14 (4.55%) SharePoint Consultant
9 14 (4.55%) Support Analyst
10 13 (4.22%) C# Developer
10 13 (4.22%) Python Developer
11 11 (3.57%) Java Developer
11 11 (3.57%) SharePoint Developer
12 10 (3.25%) Angular Developer
12 10 (3.25%) C# Developer - Commodities
12 10 (3.25%) Junior
13 9 (2.92%) DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 55 (17.86%) .NET
2 51 (16.56%) RESTful
3 36 (11.69%) Entity Framework
4 34 (11.04%) .NET Framework
4 34 (11.04%) React
5 30 (9.74%) ASP.NET
6 26 (8.44%) AngularJS
7 25 (8.12%) JPA
8 23 (7.47%) REST
9 19 (6.17%) Lambda Expressions
10 18 (5.84%) .NET Core
10 18 (5.84%) HTML
11 17 (5.52%) JMS
12 16 (5.19%) Django
13 15 (4.87%) CSS
13 15 (4.87%) Node.js
13 15 (4.87%) Web Services
14 14 (4.55%) ASP.NET MVC
15 13 (4.22%) LINQ
16 12 (3.90%) GraphQL
Miscellaneous
1 84 (27.27%) Life Science
2 63 (20.45%) iPhone
3 21 (6.82%) Management Information System
4 19 (6.17%) User Experience
5 14 (4.55%) Mobile App
5 14 (4.55%) Podcast
6 10 (3.25%) Derivative
7 9 (2.92%) Greenfield Project
8 8 (2.60%) SCADA
9 7 (2.27%) Smart Meter
10 5 (1.62%) Algorithms
10 5 (1.62%) Blog
10 5 (1.62%) e-Learning
10 5 (1.62%) Enterprise Software
10 5 (1.62%) PMI
10 5 (1.62%) Smart City
11 4 (1.30%) Self-Motivation
12 3 (0.97%) Internet of Things
12 3 (0.97%) Robotics
13 2 (0.65%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 64 (20.78%) Android
2 16 (5.19%) Windows
3 13 (4.22%) Windows Server
3 13 (4.22%) Windows Server 2012
3 13 (4.22%) Windows Server 2016
4 5 (1.62%) Linux
5 2 (0.65%) Apple iOS
5 2 (0.65%) Windows 7
6 1 (0.32%) Windows Phone
6 1 (0.32%) Windows Phone 8
6 1 (0.32%) Windows Server 2019
Processes & Methodologies
1 143 (46.43%) Agile Software Development
2 64 (20.78%) Logistics
3 59 (19.16%) DevOps
4 56 (18.18%) Microservices
5 51 (16.56%) Computer Science
5 51 (16.56%) Problem-Solving
6 47 (15.26%) Open Source
7 41 (13.31%) TDD
8 37 (12.01%) Thought Leadership
9 33 (10.71%) Software Engineering
10 32 (10.39%) Test Automation
11 30 (9.74%) Continuous Integration
11 30 (9.74%) OO
12 29 (9.42%) MVC
13 27 (8.77%) Scrum
14 23 (7.47%) Project Management
15 21 (6.82%) Performance Tuning
16 20 (6.49%) Visualisation
17 19 (6.17%) Data Science
18 18 (5.84%) Dependency Injection
Programming Languages
1 69 (22.40%) C#
2 67 (21.75%) Python
3 60 (19.48%) Java
4 57 (18.51%) SQL
5 42 (13.64%) JavaScript
6 29 (9.42%) TypeScript
7 9 (2.92%) R
8 6 (1.95%) Kotlin
9 5 (1.62%) C++
9 5 (1.62%) Perl
9 5 (1.62%) Scala
9 5 (1.62%) T-SQL
10 4 (1.30%) Bash Shell
10 4 (1.30%) Julia
11 3 (0.97%) C
11 3 (0.97%) Go
11 3 (0.97%) PowerShell
11 3 (0.97%) VBA
12 2 (0.65%) VB
12 2 (0.65%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 73 (23.70%) Degree
2 14 (4.55%) Computer Science Degree
3 13 (4.22%) Master's Degree
4 7 (2.27%) PhD
5 6 (1.95%) CIMA
6 5 (1.62%) PMI Certification
7 4 (1.30%) ACCA
7 4 (1.30%) Microsoft Certification
8 2 (0.65%) Numerate Degree
9 1 (0.32%) APMP
9 1 (0.32%) CISA
9 1 (0.32%) CISSP
9 1 (0.32%) HNC
9 1 (0.32%) HND
9 1 (0.32%) ITIL Certification
9 1 (0.32%) MCSA
9 1 (0.32%) MCSE
9 1 (0.32%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (1.95%) PMO
2 4 (1.30%) GDPR
3 3 (0.97%) SLA
4 2 (0.65%) Data Quality
4 2 (0.65%) ISO 9001
4 2 (0.65%) QA
5 1 (0.32%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (0.32%) NIST
System Software
1 27 (8.77%) Docker
2 15 (4.87%) Active Directory
3 12 (3.90%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (0.32%) Hyper-V
4 1 (0.32%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 26 (8.44%) Kubernetes
2 6 (1.95%) Terraform
3 5 (1.62%) Consul
3 5 (1.62%) Packer
4 1 (0.32%) AirWatch
4 1 (0.32%) Cisco UCCE
4 1 (0.32%) Cisco UCCX
4 1 (0.32%) Single Sign-On
4 1 (0.32%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 40 (12.99%) Microsoft
2 25 (8.12%) Google
3 24 (7.79%) Oracle
4 17 (5.52%) Cisco
5 12 (3.90%) VMware
6 10 (3.25%) SAP
6 10 (3.25%) Verint
7 5 (1.62%) Atlassian
7 5 (1.62%) Avaya
8 3 (0.97%) Sage
9 2 (0.65%) HP
9 2 (0.65%) IBM
9 2 (0.65%) New Relic
9 2 (0.65%) Xamarin
10 1 (0.32%) Dell
10 1 (0.32%) Red Box
10 1 (0.32%) Salesforce.com
10 1 (0.32%) Xero