Period
to 25 October 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 25 October 2021 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Renewable Energy
UK
6 months to
25 Oct 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 644 586 872
Rank change year-on-year -58 +286 +180
Permanent jobs citing Renewable Energy 444 102 208
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.35% 0.21% 0.15%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.87% 0.59% 0.43%
Number of salaries quoted 237 71 154
10th Percentile £31,100 £38,750 £32,000
25th Percentile £42,500 £50,000 £37,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £60,000 £55,000 £50,000
Median % change year-on-year +9.09% +10.00% +25.00%
75th Percentile £70,000 £76,250 £76,250
90th Percentile £87,500 £120,000 £85,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £43,550
% change year-on-year - +14.81% +24.43%

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 51,221 17,204 48,038
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 40.54% 35.20% 35.26%
Number of salaries quoted 30,794 14,212 36,906
10th Percentile £32,500 £33,250 £30,000
25th Percentile £42,500 £42,500 £37,750
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £60,000 £57,500 £54,500
Median % change year-on-year +4.35% +5.50% +3.81%
75th Percentile £81,250 £77,500 £73,750
90th Percentile £97,500 £100,000 £91,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £48,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +4.17% +6.67% -

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 25 October 2021.

Salary histogram for Renewable Energy in the UK

Renewable Energy
Top 17 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 25 October 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 -54 390 £60,000 +4.35% 151
UK excluding London -63 232 £50,000 - 159
London -123 181 £65,000 -7.14% 25
South East -78 92 £62,500 +13.64% 32
North of England -100 50 £45,000 +60.71% 22
Work from Home -227 46 £40,000 -11.11% 20
North West -69 29 £52,500 +94.44% 10
Scotland -74 20 £46,974 -1.11% 32
East of England - 20 £57,500 - 14
South West -84 18 £34,000 -17.58% 32
Northern Ireland - 16 £45,000 - 1
Midlands -119 11 £40,750 -18.50% 26
Yorkshire -103 10 £62,500 +92.31% 9
North East - 10 £26,000 - 3
West Midlands -97 9 £41,500 -36.15% 17
Wales - 5 - -
East Midlands -91 2 £37,500 -25.00% 9

For the 6 months to 25 October 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.

1 151 (34.01%) Agile Software Development
2 138 (31.08%) Social Skills
3 124 (27.93%) Python
4 108 (24.32%) Problem-Solving
5 88 (19.82%) Degree
6 84 (18.92%) Kubernetes
7 77 (17.34%) Life Science
7 77 (17.34%) Docker
7 77 (17.34%) Automotive
8 74 (16.67%) JavaScript
9 73 (16.44%) AWS
10 68 (15.32%) React
11 66 (14.86%) Node.js
12 64 (14.41%) TypeScript
12 64 (14.41%) Test Automation
13 63 (14.19%) C
14 61 (13.74%) Finance
14 61 (13.74%) Mathematics
15 59 (13.29%) Software Engineering
15 59 (13.29%) SQL
16 55 (12.39%) Self-Motivation
17 54 (12.16%) Serverless
17 54 (12.16%) Microsoft
18 53 (11.94%) Project Management
19 51 (11.49%) Information Security
19 51 (11.49%) Azure
19 51 (11.49%) DevOps
20 50 (11.26%) Terraform
21 49 (11.04%) Microservices
22 47 (10.59%) Full Stack Development

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 15 (3.38%) WordPress
2 13 (2.93%) SharePoint
3 7 (1.58%) Apache
4 5 (1.13%) MS Exchange
5 4 (0.90%) CMS
6 2 (0.45%) Apache Airflow
6 2 (0.45%) Apache Spark
6 2 (0.45%) IIS
7 1 (0.23%) Apache Pulsar
7 1 (0.23%) ArcGIS
7 1 (0.23%) Confluence
Applications
1 29 (6.53%) Microsoft Excel
2 15 (3.38%) Microsoft Project
3 9 (2.03%) Microsoft Office
4 6 (1.35%) Spreadsheet
5 3 (0.68%) MS Visio
6 2 (0.45%) Adobe Illustrator
6 2 (0.45%) Figma
6 2 (0.45%) Photoshop
6 2 (0.45%) Sketch
7 1 (0.23%) Adobe After Effects
7 1 (0.23%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 1 (0.23%) Adobe Premiere
7 1 (0.23%) Adobe XD
7 1 (0.23%) AutoCAD
7 1 (0.23%) InDesign
7 1 (0.23%) Microsoft PowerPoint
7 1 (0.23%) OmniGraffle
7 1 (0.23%) SketchUp
Business Applications
1 10 (2.25%) Primavera
2 8 (1.80%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 4 (0.90%) Dynamics CRM
4 2 (0.45%) SAP S/4HANA
5 1 (0.23%) SAP EWM
Cloud Services
1 73 (16.44%) AWS
2 54 (12.16%) Serverless
3 51 (11.49%) Azure
4 38 (8.56%) SaaS
5 34 (7.66%) Power Platform
6 32 (7.21%) AWS Lambda
7 29 (6.53%) GCP
8 25 (5.63%) Amazon SQS
9 23 (5.18%) Amazon ECS
10 12 (2.70%) AWS CloudFormation
11 10 (2.25%) GitHub
12 7 (1.58%) Amazon S3
13 6 (1.35%) Power Automate
14 5 (1.13%) Azure Data Factory
14 5 (1.13%) Microsoft 365
14 5 (1.13%) PaaS
14 5 (1.13%) PowerApps
15 4 (0.90%) Cloud Computing
15 4 (0.90%) Cloud Run
15 4 (0.90%) Dynamics 365
Communications & Networking
1 20 (4.50%) VPN
2 16 (3.60%) DNS
2 16 (3.60%) Firewall
3 12 (2.70%) Internet
4 11 (2.48%) SSL
4 11 (2.48%) VLAN
5 10 (2.25%) TCP/IP
6 9 (2.03%) FTP
6 9 (2.03%) IPsec
6 9 (2.03%) Wireless
7 8 (1.80%) Modbus
7 8 (1.80%) VoIP
7 8 (1.80%) WAN
8 7 (1.58%) LAN
9 6 (1.35%) NAS
9 6 (1.35%) SAN
10 5 (1.13%) 3G
10 5 (1.13%) 4G
11 4 (0.90%) Bluetooth
11 4 (0.90%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 45 (10.14%) PostgreSQL
2 34 (7.66%) SQL Server
3 33 (7.43%) Data Warehouse
4 31 (6.98%) Power BI
5 27 (6.08%) NoSQL
6 24 (5.41%) Amazon DynamoDB
7 23 (5.18%) Data Lake
8 20 (4.50%) MySQL
9 18 (4.05%) BigQuery
10 15 (3.38%) Tableau
11 13 (2.93%) Apache Cassandra
11 13 (2.93%) MongoDB
12 9 (2.03%) Relational Database
13 6 (1.35%) Redis
13 6 (1.35%) SQL Server Integration Services
14 5 (1.13%) Amazon RDS
14 5 (1.13%) Amazon Redshift
14 5 (1.13%) Big Data
15 4 (0.90%) GIS
15 4 (0.90%) MariaDB
Development Applications
1 39 (8.78%) Selenium
2 33 (7.43%) Cypress.io
3 27 (6.08%) Git (software)
4 11 (2.48%) webpack
5 9 (2.03%) CircleCI
5 9 (2.03%) GitLab
6 7 (1.58%) JIRA
6 7 (1.58%) JSUnit
7 4 (0.90%) Appium
7 4 (0.90%) Jenkins
7 4 (0.90%) Postman
7 4 (0.90%) SoapUI
7 4 (0.90%) Team Foundation Server
8 3 (0.68%) Cucumber
9 1 (0.23%) Axure RP
9 1 (0.23%) Octopus Deploy
9 1 (0.23%) Visual Studio
General
1 138 (31.08%) Social Skills
2 77 (17.34%) Automotive
3 61 (13.74%) Finance
4 41 (9.23%) Banking
5 37 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
6 17 (3.83%) Inclusion and Diversity
7 12 (2.70%) Presentation Skills
8 11 (2.48%) Organisational Skills
8 11 (2.48%) Spanish Language
9 10 (2.25%) Telecoms
10 9 (2.03%) Electronics
10 9 (2.03%) Legal
11 8 (1.80%) Back Office
11 8 (1.80%) Influencing Skills
11 8 (1.80%) Italian Language
11 8 (1.80%) Marketing
11 8 (1.80%) Portuguese Language
12 4 (0.90%) Documentation Skills
13 3 (0.68%) Law
13 3 (0.68%) Public Sector
Job Titles
1 93 (20.95%) Developer
2 31 (6.98%) Data Engineer
3 30 (6.76%) Software Engineer
4 26 (5.86%) Analyst
5 22 (4.95%) Full Stack Developer
5 22 (4.95%) Python Developer
6 20 (4.50%) Consultant
7 16 (3.60%) Project Manager
8 14 (3.15%) AWS Engineer
8 14 (3.15%) React Developer
8 14 (3.15%) Systems Engineer
9 13 (2.93%) C# Developer
9 13 (2.93%) Senior Developer
10 12 (2.70%) Platform Engineer
11 11 (2.48%) WordPress Developer
12 10 (2.25%) Django Developer
13 9 (2.03%) Senior Server Engineer
13 9 (2.03%) Server Engineer
13 9 (2.03%) Serverless Engineer
13 9 (2.03%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 68 (15.32%) React
2 66 (14.86%) Node.js
3 35 (7.88%) Serverless Framework
4 33 (7.43%) React Native
5 32 (7.21%) .NET
6 30 (6.76%) Puppeteer
7 27 (6.08%) GraphQL
8 26 (5.86%) CSS
8 26 (5.86%) JSON
9 23 (5.18%) Redux
9 23 (5.18%) RESTful
10 21 (4.73%) HTML
11 19 (4.28%) REST
11 19 (4.28%) Vue.js
12 14 (3.15%) Apache Flex
12 14 (3.15%) Django
13 13 (2.93%) ASP.NET
13 13 (2.93%) Kafka
14 12 (2.70%) RabbitMQ
14 12 (2.70%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 77 (17.34%) Life Science
2 55 (12.39%) Self-Motivation
3 27 (6.08%) Greenfield Project
4 26 (5.86%) Management Information System
5 16 (3.60%) iPhone
6 13 (2.93%) SCADA
7 10 (2.25%) Mobile App
8 9 (2.03%) Internet of Things
8 9 (2.03%) User Experience
9 7 (1.58%) Algorithms
10 6 (1.35%) Smart Home
11 5 (1.13%) Legacy Systems
11 5 (1.13%) Replication
12 4 (0.90%) Device Driver
12 4 (0.90%) Enterprise Software
12 4 (0.90%) Industrial Internet of Things
12 4 (0.90%) PMI
12 4 (0.90%) Reference Data
12 4 (0.90%) Robotics
12 4 (0.90%) State Machine
Operating Systems
1 21 (4.73%) Windows
2 19 (4.28%) Android
3 17 (3.83%) Windows Server
4 8 (1.80%) Linux
5 6 (1.35%) Windows Server 2012
5 6 (1.35%) Windows Server 2016
6 4 (0.90%) Embedded Linux
7 3 (0.68%) Apple iOS
8 2 (0.45%) Windows 7
9 1 (0.23%) Mac OS
9 1 (0.23%) Unix
9 1 (0.23%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 151 (34.01%) Agile Software Development
2 108 (24.32%) Problem-Solving
3 64 (14.41%) Test Automation
4 61 (13.74%) Mathematics
5 59 (13.29%) Software Engineering
6 53 (11.94%) Project Management
7 51 (11.49%) DevOps
7 51 (11.49%) Information Security
8 49 (11.04%) Microservices
9 47 (10.59%) Full Stack Development
9 47 (10.59%) Time Management
10 46 (10.36%) Line Management
10 46 (10.36%) Service Delivery
11 42 (9.46%) People Management
12 41 (9.23%) Event-Driven
13 39 (8.78%) Analytics
13 39 (8.78%) Infrastructure as Code
13 39 (8.78%) Pair Programming
14 38 (8.56%) Visualisation
15 33 (7.43%) Data Science
Programming Languages
1 124 (27.93%) Python
2 74 (16.67%) JavaScript
3 64 (14.41%) TypeScript
4 63 (14.19%) C
5 59 (13.29%) SQL
6 44 (9.91%) Java
7 41 (9.23%) C#
8 40 (9.01%) Go
9 24 (5.41%) Ruby
10 16 (3.60%) Kotlin
11 15 (3.38%) Scala
12 14 (3.15%) C++
13 13 (2.93%) Bash Shell
14 12 (2.70%) PHP
15 10 (2.25%) R
16 8 (1.80%) VB
17 6 (1.35%) Ladder Logic
18 5 (1.13%) PowerShell
19 4 (0.90%) Shell Script
20 3 (0.68%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 88 (19.82%) Degree
2 9 (2.03%) AWS Certification
2 9 (2.03%) Master's Degree
3 8 (1.80%) PMI Certification
4 6 (1.35%) Computer Science Degree
5 5 (1.13%) PhD
6 4 (0.90%) ISTQB
6 4 (0.90%) PMP
7 3 (0.68%) ACCA
7 3 (0.68%) CIMA
7 3 (0.68%) HND
8 2 (0.45%) NVQ Level 4
9 1 (0.23%) APMP
9 1 (0.23%) Chartered Engineer
9 1 (0.23%) CISM
9 1 (0.23%) CISSP
9 1 (0.23%) CRISC
9 1 (0.23%) MBA
9 1 (0.23%) Microsoft Certification
9 1 (0.23%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (2.48%) Accessibility
1 11 (2.48%) QA
1 11 (2.48%) WCAG
2 10 (2.25%) PMO
3 6 (1.35%) GDPR
4 4 (0.90%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 3 (0.68%) SLA
6 2 (0.45%) ISO 9001
6 2 (0.45%) NIST
7 1 (0.23%) COSHH
7 1 (0.23%) Data Quality
7 1 (0.23%) ISO 14001
7 1 (0.23%) NCSC
7 1 (0.23%) NEBOSH
7 1 (0.23%) NIST 800
System Software
1 77 (17.34%) Docker
2 14 (3.15%) Active Directory
3 13 (2.93%) VMware Infrastructure
4 6 (1.35%) Firmware
5 5 (1.13%) vSphere
6 2 (0.45%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 84 (18.92%) Kubernetes
2 50 (11.26%) Terraform
3 5 (1.13%) SCCM
4 3 (0.68%) FortiGate
4 3 (0.68%) Prometheus
5 2 (0.45%) Puppet
6 1 (0.23%) Ansible
6 1 (0.23%) Grafana
6 1 (0.23%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 54 (12.16%) Microsoft
2 30 (6.76%) Google
3 17 (3.83%) Cisco
4 13 (2.93%) VMware
5 12 (2.70%) SAP
6 7 (1.58%) Fortinet
6 7 (1.58%) Veeam
7 5 (1.13%) Dell
7 5 (1.13%) Salesforce.com
8 4 (0.90%) HP
8 4 (0.90%) Oracle
8 4 (0.90%) Xamarin
9 3 (0.68%) Atlassian
9 3 (0.68%) Databricks
9 3 (0.68%) Sage
10 2 (0.45%) Adobe
10 2 (0.45%) Sybase
10 2 (0.45%) Verint
11 1 (0.23%) Cognizant
11 1 (0.23%) CommVault