Period
to 18 June 2021

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Smart City in permanent job vacancies. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Smart City over the 6 months to 18 June 2021 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Smart Cities
UK
6 months to
18 Jun 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 854 826 1015
Rank change year-on-year -28 +189 +123
Permanent jobs citing Smart City 95 55 87
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.093% 0.067% 0.061%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.25% 0.19% 0.18%
Number of salaries quoted 43 45 43
10th Percentile £38,750 £27,050 £40,500
25th Percentile £51,875 £44,632 £52,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £60,000 £60,000 £60,000
75th Percentile £62,500 £67,500 £71,875
90th Percentile £67,250 £77,500 £80,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £60,000 £60,000 £65,000
% change year-on-year - -7.69% -10.34%

Smart City 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 38,144 28,554 49,589
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 37.14% 34.73% 34.57%
Number of salaries quoted 23,782 22,564 37,853
10th Percentile £32,500 £31,250 £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% +6.00%
75th Percentile £77,500 £76,250 £72,500
90th Percentile £95,000 £95,000 £88,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -

Smart City
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for Smart City in the UK

Smart City
Salary Trend

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Smart City.

Salary trend for Smart City in the UK

Smart City
Salary Histogram

Salary distribution for jobs citing Smart City over the 6 months to 18 June 2021.

Salary histogram for Smart City in the UK

Smart City
Top 12 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Smart City within the UK over the 6 months to 18 June 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
UK excluding London -12 75 £60,000 - 8
England -61 67 £60,000 - 8
East of England +4 23 £60,000 +3.52% 5
London -50 19 £60,000 - 1
Northern Ireland -5 16 £75,000 +50.00% 1
North of England -16 13 £45,000 +28.57%
North West -8 11 - -
Scotland - 11 £42,500 -
South East -34 9 £50,000 -23.08% 1
Work from Home -201 4 £55,000 +83.33% 2
South West -57 3 £55,000 - 1
Yorkshire - 2 £45,000 -

For the 6 months to 18 June 2021, IT jobs citing Smart City 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 Smart City.

1 32 (33.68%) Social Skills
2 27 (28.42%) CGI
3 26 (27.37%) Feasibility Study
4 25 (26.32%) Mentoring
5 24 (25.26%) Degree
6 23 (24.21%) Telecoms
7 21 (22.11%) Electronics
7 21 (22.11%) Agile Software Development
7 21 (22.11%) Technical Leadership
8 20 (21.05%) Retail
9 19 (20.00%) Network Management
9 19 (20.00%) Business Intelligence
9 19 (20.00%) 5G
10 17 (17.89%) JavaScript
11 15 (15.79%) Analytics
12 13 (13.68%) Azure
13 12 (12.63%) Computer Science
14 11 (11.58%) Robotics
14 11 (11.58%) HTML
14 11 (11.58%) Project Delivery
15 10 (10.53%) Data Analytics
15 10 (10.53%) AngularJS
15 10 (10.53%) Analytical Skills
15 10 (10.53%) React
15 10 (10.53%) CSS
15 10 (10.53%) Software Engineering
15 10 (10.53%) Big Data
16 9 (9.47%) Waterfall
16 9 (9.47%) Product Management
16 9 (9.47%) Artificial Intelligence

Smart City
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 2 (2.11%) Apache Spark
Applications
1 1 (1.05%) Microsoft Project
Cloud Services
1 13 (13.68%) Azure
2 7 (7.37%) AWS
3 5 (5.26%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 19 (20.00%) 5G
2 3 (3.16%) Broadband
2 3 (3.16%) SSH
2 3 (3.16%) Telnet
3 1 (1.05%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (10.53%) Big Data
2 3 (3.16%) NoSQL
3 2 (2.11%) Data Mining
3 2 (2.11%) SQL Server
4 1 (1.05%) CouchDB
Development Applications
1 7 (7.37%) Git (software)
2 3 (3.16%) Selenium
2 3 (3.16%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (2.11%) JIRA
4 1 (1.05%) PHPUnit
4 1 (1.05%) Visual Studio
4 1 (1.05%) webpack
General
1 32 (33.68%) Social Skills
2 23 (24.21%) Telecoms
3 21 (22.11%) Electronics
4 20 (21.05%) Retail
5 10 (10.53%) Analytical Skills
6 9 (9.47%) Marketing
7 7 (7.37%) Presentation Skills
8 5 (5.26%) Automotive
9 2 (2.11%) Influencing Skills
10 1 (1.05%) Aerospace
10 1 (1.05%) Law
10 1 (1.05%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 24 (25.26%) Consultant
2 21 (22.11%) Design Engineer
2 21 (22.11%) Electronics Design Engineer
2 21 (22.11%) Electronics Engineer
2 21 (22.11%) Radar Engineer
2 21 (22.11%) Radio Design Engineer
2 21 (22.11%) Radio Engineer
2 21 (22.11%) Senior Design Engineer
2 21 (22.11%) Senior Electronics Design Engineer
2 21 (22.11%) Senior Electronics Engineer
2 21 (22.11%) Senior Radar Engineer
2 21 (22.11%) Senior Systems Engineer
2 21 (22.11%) Systems Engineer
3 19 (20.00%) Telecoms Consultant
4 10 (10.53%) Architect
5 8 (8.42%) Data Architect
5 8 (8.42%) Developer
5 8 (8.42%) Software Engineer
6 6 (6.32%) UI Specialist
6 6 (6.32%) UX Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (28.42%) CGI
2 11 (11.58%) HTML
3 10 (10.53%) AngularJS
3 10 (10.53%) CSS
3 10 (10.53%) React
4 8 (8.42%) .NET
5 6 (6.32%) Node.js
6 5 (5.26%) .NET Framework
6 5 (5.26%) ASP.NET
7 3 (3.16%) Ajax
7 3 (3.16%) Hibernate
7 3 (3.16%) JSON
7 3 (3.16%) REST
7 3 (3.16%) Spring
8 2 (2.11%) Angular 2
8 2 (2.11%) Dojo
8 2 (2.11%) HTML5
8 2 (2.11%) jQuery
8 2 (2.11%) Kafka
9 1 (1.05%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 11 (11.58%) Robotics
2 8 (8.42%) User Experience
3 6 (6.32%) Management Information System
4 5 (5.26%) Industry 4.0
4 5 (5.26%) Renewable Energy
5 4 (4.21%) Greenfield Project
6 2 (2.11%) Embedded Systems
6 2 (2.11%) Mobile App
6 2 (2.11%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 4 (4.21%) Linux
2 2 (2.11%) Windows
3 1 (1.05%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (27.37%) Feasibility Study
2 25 (26.32%) Mentoring
3 21 (22.11%) Agile Software Development
3 21 (22.11%) Technical Leadership
4 19 (20.00%) Business Intelligence
4 19 (20.00%) Network Management
5 15 (15.79%) Analytics
6 12 (12.63%) Computer Science
7 11 (11.58%) Project Delivery
8 10 (10.53%) Data Analytics
8 10 (10.53%) Software Engineering
9 9 (9.47%) Artificial Intelligence
9 9 (9.47%) Product Management
9 9 (9.47%) Prototyping
9 9 (9.47%) Waterfall
10 8 (8.42%) Data Architecture
10 8 (8.42%) Data Governance
10 8 (8.42%) Enterprise Architecture
10 8 (8.42%) Quality Management
10 8 (8.42%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 17 (17.89%) JavaScript
2 8 (8.42%) C#
3 7 (7.37%) Java
4 6 (6.32%) SQL
5 5 (5.26%) C
5 5 (5.26%) Python
5 5 (5.26%) TypeScript
6 4 (4.21%) C++
7 2 (2.11%) Perl
7 2 (2.11%) T-SQL
8 1 (1.05%) PHP
Qualifications
1 24 (25.26%) Degree
2 8 (8.42%) Computer Science Degree
3 6 (6.32%) HNC
3 6 (6.32%) HND
4 3 (3.16%) CCNA
4 3 (3.16%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (8.42%) Data Quality
2 3 (3.16%) QA
System Software
1 2 (2.11%) Docker
1 2 (2.11%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 2 (2.11%) Kubernetes
2 1 (1.05%) EMC NetWorker
Vendors
1 2 (2.11%) Google
2 1 (1.05%) Microsoft
2 1 (1.05%) Sony