Period
to 1 August 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 1 August 2021 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Renewable Energy
UK
6 months to
1 Aug 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 585 725 945
Rank change year-on-year +140 +220 +202
Permanent jobs citing Renewable Energy 470 77 170
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.42% 0.11% 0.12%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.06% 0.32% 0.34%
Number of salaries quoted 256 50 124
10th Percentile £32,000 £40,875 £31,400
25th Percentile £42,500 £50,000 £37,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £60,000 £71,250 £50,000
Median % change year-on-year -15.79% +42.50% +17.65%
75th Percentile £70,000 £93,750 £67,500
90th Percentile £81,250 £120,000 £87,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £52,500 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +10.53% +5.56% +18.42%

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 44,279 24,150 50,358
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 39.19% 35.52% 35.14%
Number of salaries quoted 26,832 19,216 38,504
10th Percentile £32,500 £31,750 £30,000
25th Percentile £42,500 £41,250 £37,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £57,500 £55,000 £53,000
Median % change year-on-year +4.55% +3.77% +0.95%
75th Percentile £78,750 £76,250 £72,500
90th Percentile £97,500 £96,875 £90,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% +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 1 August 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 1 August 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 +133 406 £62,500 -13.79% 211
UK excluding London +86 269 £52,500 +10.53% 191
London 0 171 £65,000 -25.71% 37
South East +15 104 £62,500 +38.89% 33
North of England -28 46 £52,500 +10.53% 45
Work from Home -207 43 £47,500 +5.56% 18
Scotland -41 32 £46,250 -2.63% 19
South West -45 32 £37,500 +15.38% 41
North West - 29 £52,500 - 20
East of England - 21 £55,000 - 28
Northern Ireland - 16 £45,000 -
Midlands -80 13 £37,500 -25.00% 25
Yorkshire -60 9 - - 19
East Midlands -42 7 £37,500 -25.00% 15
North East - 7 £49,500 - 6
West Midlands -71 6 £18,500 -71.54% 10
Wales - 5 - -

For the 6 months to 1 August 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.

1 178 (37.87%) Social Skills
2 168 (35.74%) Agile Software Development
3 113 (24.04%) Finance
4 109 (23.19%) Python
5 101 (21.49%) Automotive
6 100 (21.28%) Problem-Solving
7 99 (21.06%) Life Science
8 87 (18.51%) Degree
9 79 (16.81%) React
10 76 (16.17%) AWS
11 75 (15.96%) JavaScript
12 66 (14.04%) SQL
13 64 (13.62%) C#
13 64 (13.62%) TypeScript
14 62 (13.19%) DevOps
15 60 (12.77%) Azure
16 59 (12.55%) Microsoft
16 59 (12.55%) Kubernetes
17 57 (12.13%) Java
18 56 (11.91%) Mathematics
18 56 (11.91%) Docker
19 55 (11.70%) Microservices
20 54 (11.49%) Self-Motivation
20 54 (11.49%) Test Automation
20 54 (11.49%) .NET
21 53 (11.28%) Android
22 52 (11.06%) C
22 52 (11.06%) Line Management
23 51 (10.85%) Time Management
24 50 (10.64%) iPhone

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 21 (4.47%) SharePoint
2 11 (2.34%) WordPress
3 7 (1.49%) Confluence
4 6 (1.28%) Apache
4 6 (1.28%) Apache Airflow
5 5 (1.06%) Jupyter
6 4 (0.85%) CMS
7 3 (0.64%) Elasticsearch
8 2 (0.43%) IIS
9 1 (0.21%) Apache Pulsar
9 1 (0.21%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 16 (3.40%) Microsoft Excel
2 13 (2.77%) Microsoft Office
3 7 (1.49%) Microsoft Project
4 5 (1.06%) MS Visio
4 5 (1.06%) Photoshop
5 3 (0.64%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 3 (0.64%) Spreadsheet
6 2 (0.43%) Figma
6 2 (0.43%) OmniGraffle
6 2 (0.43%) Sketch
7 1 (0.21%) Adobe After Effects
7 1 (0.21%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 1 (0.21%) Adobe Illustrator
7 1 (0.21%) Adobe Premiere
7 1 (0.21%) InDesign
7 1 (0.21%) SketchUp
Business Applications
1 12 (2.55%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 6 (1.28%) Dynamics CRM
3 3 (0.64%) Dynamics GP
4 1 (0.21%) Maximo
Cloud Services
1 76 (16.17%) AWS
2 60 (12.77%) Azure
3 37 (7.87%) Serverless
4 30 (6.38%) SaaS
5 28 (5.96%) Power Platform
6 24 (5.11%) GCP
7 20 (4.26%) Amazon SQS
7 20 (4.26%) AWS Lambda
8 15 (3.19%) Amazon ECS
9 8 (1.70%) Azure Service Bus
9 8 (1.70%) GitHub
10 6 (1.28%) AWS CloudFormation
10 6 (1.28%) Dynamics 365
10 6 (1.28%) Microsoft 365
10 6 (1.28%) Power Automate
11 5 (1.06%) Amazon CloudWatch
11 5 (1.06%) Google Docs
11 5 (1.06%) Loggly
11 5 (1.06%) PaaS
11 5 (1.06%) PowerApps
Communications & Networking
1 22 (4.68%) VPN
2 15 (3.19%) Firewall
3 11 (2.34%) FTP
3 11 (2.34%) IPsec
4 9 (1.91%) VoIP
4 9 (1.91%) WAN
5 8 (1.70%) DNS
5 8 (1.70%) HTTP
5 8 (1.70%) LAN
5 8 (1.70%) NAS
5 8 (1.70%) SAN
5 8 (1.70%) SSL
6 7 (1.49%) Internet
7 6 (1.28%) Ethernet
7 6 (1.28%) Wireless
8 5 (1.06%) TCP/IP
8 5 (1.06%) VLAN
9 4 (0.85%) Modbus
9 4 (0.85%) RS-485
10 3 (0.64%) 4G
Database & Business Intelligence
1 44 (9.36%) SQL Server
2 42 (8.94%) PostgreSQL
3 37 (7.87%) NoSQL
4 33 (7.02%) MySQL
5 27 (5.74%) Relational Database
6 26 (5.53%) Data Warehouse
7 24 (5.11%) Power BI
8 19 (4.04%) Amazon DynamoDB
9 14 (2.98%) Tableau
10 12 (2.55%) Data Lake
11 11 (2.34%) BigQuery
12 9 (1.91%) Apache Cassandra
13 8 (1.70%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 7 (1.49%) Redis
15 6 (1.28%) MongoDB
16 5 (1.06%) GIS
16 5 (1.06%) Spatial Data
17 4 (0.85%) SQL Server Integration Services
18 3 (0.64%) Amazon Redshift
19 2 (0.43%) Amazon RDS
Development Applications
1 30 (6.38%) Git (software)
2 28 (5.96%) Selenium
3 23 (4.89%) Cypress.io
4 18 (3.83%) JIRA
5 11 (2.34%) webpack
6 10 (2.13%) CircleCI
6 10 (2.13%) Octopus Deploy
7 7 (1.49%) GitLab
8 5 (1.06%) Appium
8 5 (1.06%) Jasmine
8 5 (1.06%) JSUnit
8 5 (1.06%) Postman
8 5 (1.06%) SoapUI
9 4 (0.85%) Cucumber
9 4 (0.85%) gulp
9 4 (0.85%) Team Foundation Server
10 3 (0.64%) Bitbucket
10 3 (0.64%) Jenkins
10 3 (0.64%) Mocha
10 3 (0.64%) QUnit
General
1 178 (37.87%) Social Skills
2 113 (24.04%) Finance
3 101 (21.49%) Automotive
4 31 (6.60%) Analytical Skills
5 28 (5.96%) Banking
6 22 (4.68%) Inclusion and Diversity
7 14 (2.98%) Presentation Skills
8 13 (2.77%) Marketing
9 11 (2.34%) Legal
9 11 (2.34%) Organisational Skills
9 11 (2.34%) Telecoms
10 9 (1.91%) Back Office
11 8 (1.70%) Front Office
11 8 (1.70%) Italian Language
11 8 (1.70%) Portuguese Language
11 8 (1.70%) Spanish Language
12 6 (1.28%) Billing
12 6 (1.28%) Documentation Skills
13 5 (1.06%) Manufacturing
14 4 (0.85%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 107 (22.77%) Developer
2 52 (11.06%) Consultant
3 30 (6.38%) Software Engineer
4 29 (6.17%) Analyst
5 24 (5.11%) Senior Consultant
6 23 (4.89%) C# Developer
6 23 (4.89%) Data Engineer
7 19 (4.04%) Project Manager
8 15 (3.19%) Systems Engineer
9 13 (2.77%) Java Developer
9 13 (2.77%) Python Developer
10 12 (2.55%) DevOps Engineer
11 11 (2.34%) AWS Engineer
11 11 (2.34%) Senior Developer
11 11 (2.34%) SharePoint Consultant
11 11 (2.34%) Software Developer
12 10 (2.13%) Java Consultant
12 10 (2.13%) Junior
12 10 (2.13%) Senior .NET Consultant
13 9 (1.91%) Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 79 (16.81%) React
2 54 (11.49%) .NET
3 46 (9.79%) RESTful
4 43 (9.15%) Node.js
5 31 (6.60%) React Native
6 27 (5.74%) ASP.NET
6 27 (5.74%) GraphQL
6 27 (5.74%) JSON
7 25 (5.32%) AngularJS
7 25 (5.32%) CSS
7 25 (5.32%) HTML
7 25 (5.32%) REST
8 24 (5.11%) Redux
9 23 (4.89%) Entity Framework
10 22 (4.68%) Serverless Framework
11 21 (4.47%) .NET Framework
11 21 (4.47%) Django
12 20 (4.26%) Puppeteer
13 16 (3.40%) Sass
14 15 (3.19%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 99 (21.06%) Life Science
2 54 (11.49%) Self-Motivation
3 50 (10.64%) iPhone
4 24 (5.11%) Greenfield Project
5 22 (4.68%) Management Information System
6 21 (4.47%) User Experience
7 17 (3.62%) SCADA
8 15 (3.19%) Mobile App
9 14 (2.98%) Podcast
10 9 (1.91%) Smart Meter
11 8 (1.70%) Algorithms
11 8 (1.70%) Derivative
12 7 (1.49%) Internet of Things
13 6 (1.28%) PMI
14 5 (1.06%) Blog
14 5 (1.06%) Smart Home
15 4 (0.85%) Cloud Native
15 4 (0.85%) e-Learning
15 4 (0.85%) Enterprise Software
15 4 (0.85%) Robotics
Operating Systems
1 53 (11.28%) Android
2 17 (3.62%) Windows
3 12 (2.55%) Windows Server
4 8 (1.70%) Windows Server 2012
4 8 (1.70%) Windows Server 2016
5 7 (1.49%) Linux
6 4 (0.85%) Apple iOS
7 2 (0.43%) Embedded Linux
7 2 (0.43%) Windows 7
8 1 (0.21%) Mac OS
8 1 (0.21%) Unix
8 1 (0.21%) Windows 10
8 1 (0.21%) Windows Phone
8 1 (0.21%) Windows Phone 8
8 1 (0.21%) Windows Server 2019
Processes & Methodologies
1 168 (35.74%) Agile Software Development
2 100 (21.28%) Problem-Solving
3 62 (13.19%) DevOps
4 56 (11.91%) Mathematics
5 55 (11.70%) Microservices
6 54 (11.49%) Test Automation
7 52 (11.06%) Line Management
8 51 (10.85%) Time Management
9 50 (10.64%) Logistics
9 50 (10.64%) Project Management
10 48 (10.21%) Software Engineering
11 47 (10.00%) Information Security
12 46 (9.79%) Service Delivery
13 45 (9.57%) Full Stack Development
14 44 (9.36%) DNA
15 42 (8.94%) Visualisation
16 38 (8.09%) Computer Science
16 38 (8.09%) TDD
17 37 (7.87%) Analytics
18 36 (7.66%) Data Science
Programming Languages
1 109 (23.19%) Python
2 75 (15.96%) JavaScript
3 66 (14.04%) SQL
4 64 (13.62%) C#
4 64 (13.62%) TypeScript
5 57 (12.13%) Java
6 52 (11.06%) C
7 16 (3.40%) R
8 14 (2.98%) Go
9 11 (2.34%) Scala
10 10 (2.13%) Ruby
11 8 (1.70%) C++
11 8 (1.70%) Kotlin
11 8 (1.70%) VB
12 7 (1.49%) PHP
13 6 (1.28%) Bash Shell
13 6 (1.28%) Ladder Logic
14 5 (1.06%) Perl
15 4 (0.85%) Apple Swift
15 4 (0.85%) Julia
Qualifications
1 87 (18.51%) Degree
2 11 (2.34%) Master's Degree
3 10 (2.13%) PMI Certification
4 9 (1.91%) CIMA
4 9 (1.91%) Computer Science Degree
5 7 (1.49%) ACCA
5 7 (1.49%) PhD
6 5 (1.06%) AWS Certification
7 4 (0.85%) Microsoft Certification
7 4 (0.85%) PMP
8 3 (0.64%) ISTQB
9 2 (0.43%) APMP
9 2 (0.43%) HND
9 2 (0.43%) Numerate Degree
9 2 (0.43%) NVQ Level 4
10 1 (0.21%) HNC
10 1 (0.21%) ITIL Certification
10 1 (0.21%) MCSA
10 1 (0.21%) MCSE
10 1 (0.21%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (2.34%) Accessibility
2 10 (2.13%) PMO
2 10 (2.13%) QA
3 7 (1.49%) WCAG
4 4 (0.85%) SLA
5 3 (0.64%) GDPR
5 3 (0.64%) ISO 9001
5 3 (0.64%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 2 (0.43%) Data Quality
7 1 (0.21%) COSHH
7 1 (0.21%) ISO 14001
7 1 (0.21%) NCSC
7 1 (0.21%) NEBOSH
7 1 (0.21%) NIST
System Software
1 56 (11.91%) Docker
2 10 (2.13%) Active Directory
3 7 (1.49%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (0.43%) Firmware
4 2 (0.43%) Virtual Machines
5 1 (0.21%) Hyper-V
5 1 (0.21%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 59 (12.55%) Kubernetes
2 35 (7.45%) Terraform
3 5 (1.06%) Consul
3 5 (1.06%) Packer
4 2 (0.43%) Prometheus
5 1 (0.21%) AirWatch
5 1 (0.21%) Ansible
5 1 (0.21%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 59 (12.55%) Microsoft
2 33 (7.02%) Google
3 13 (2.77%) SAP
4 12 (2.55%) Cisco
4 12 (2.55%) Oracle
5 7 (1.49%) VMware
6 6 (1.28%) Atlassian
6 6 (1.28%) Sage
7 5 (1.06%) Verint
7 5 (1.06%) Xamarin
8 3 (0.64%) Salesforce.com
9 2 (0.43%) HP
10 1 (0.21%) Adobe
10 1 (0.21%) Dell
10 1 (0.21%) IBM
10 1 (0.21%) Red Box
10 1 (0.21%) TIBCO
10 1 (0.21%) Xero