Period
to 17 October 2019

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 17 October 2019 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Smart Cities
UK
6 months to
17 Oct 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 990 1100 1132
Rank change year-on-year +110 +32 +84
Permanent jobs citing Smart City 80 71 69
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.058% 0.043% 0.039%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.15% 0.11% 0.098%
Number of salaries quoted 62 67 60
UK median annual salary £57,500 £57,500 £70,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - -17.86% +7.69%
10th Percentile £19,288 £37,300 £45,000
90th Percentile £74,875 £76,250 £77,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £55,000 £57,500 £70,000
% change year-on-year -4.35% -17.86% +12.00%

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 53,334 65,064 70,656
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 38.87% 39.56% 40.35%
Number of salaries quoted 40,210 49,828 52,487
UK median annual salary £52,500 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.00% -
10th Percentile £29,500 £28,750 £27,500
90th Percentile £90,000 £85,000 £82,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year - +5.88% -

Smart City
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for Smart City in the UK

Smart City
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Smart City.

Salary trend for Smart City in the UK

Smart City
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Smart City over the 6 months to 17 October 2019.

Salary histogram for Smart City in the UK

Smart City
Top 13 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 17 October 2019. 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 +121 77 £57,961 +0.80% 11
UK excluding London +99 61 £55,000 -4.35% 10
East of England +44 22 £57,961 -17.20% 8
London +81 18 £67,500 +40.63% 1
North of England +37 13 £19,250 -59.47%
Midlands - 11 £35,000 -
West Midlands - 10 £35,000 -
South East +38 7 £61,000 +43.53% 2
Yorkshire +5 7 £19,250 -
North West +47 6 £51,000 +7.37%
South West +11 6 £61,250 +6.52%
Scotland - 2 £57,500 -
East Midlands - 1 £30,000 -

For the 6 months to 17 October 2019, 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 33 (41.25%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (23.75%) Internet
3 17 (21.25%) AWS
4 14 (17.50%) GCP
4 14 (17.50%) Python
5 13 (16.25%) Project Management
5 13 (16.25%) IT Strategy
5 13 (16.25%) Node.js
6 12 (15.00%) Big Data
6 12 (15.00%) Internet of Things
6 12 (15.00%) C#
6 12 (15.00%) SQL
6 12 (15.00%) Google
7 11 (13.75%) C++
7 11 (13.75%) Java
7 11 (13.75%) C
7 11 (13.75%) Microsoft
7 11 (13.75%) Design Thinking
8 10 (12.50%) Thought Leadership
8 10 (12.50%) HTML
8 10 (12.50%) Degree
8 10 (12.50%) Quantitative Analysis
8 10 (12.50%) API Design
8 10 (12.50%) Cloud Native
8 10 (12.50%) Serverless
8 10 (12.50%) Customer-Centricity
8 10 (12.50%) Decision-Making
8 10 (12.50%) DevOps
8 10 (12.50%) RESTful
8 10 (12.50%) Android

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 (2.50%) Apache
1 2 (2.50%) Apache Spark
1 2 (2.50%) Jupyter
1 2 (2.50%) WildFly
Applications
1 4 (5.00%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 2 (2.50%) Microsoft Project
2 2 (2.50%) Simulink
3 1 (1.25%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (1.25%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 17 (21.25%) AWS
2 14 (17.50%) GCP
3 10 (12.50%) Serverless
4 8 (10.00%) Azure
5 6 (7.50%) PaaS
6 4 (5.00%) IaaS
7 2 (2.50%) Azure Machine Learning
7 2 (2.50%) Cloud Computing
8 1 (1.25%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
8 1 (1.25%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 19 (23.75%) Internet
2 8 (10.00%) TCP/IP
3 7 (8.75%) Structured Cabling
3 7 (8.75%) VLAN
4 5 (6.25%) Wireless
5 1 (1.25%) 3GPP
5 1 (1.25%) Bluetooth
5 1 (1.25%) GPRS
5 1 (1.25%) Skype
5 1 (1.25%) ZigBee
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (15.00%) Big Data
2 4 (5.00%) GIS
2 4 (5.00%) PostgreSQL
3 3 (3.75%) Geospatial Data
4 2 (2.50%) Hadoop
4 2 (2.50%) NoSQL
4 2 (2.50%) RDBMS
4 2 (2.50%) Relational Database
5 1 (1.25%) Amazon Redshift
5 1 (1.25%) Infinispan
5 1 (1.25%) MongoDB
5 1 (1.25%) MS Access
5 1 (1.25%) MySQL
5 1 (1.25%) SQL Server
5 1 (1.25%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 3 (3.75%) Cucumber
2 2 (2.50%) Git (software)
2 2 (2.50%) JIRA
General
1 7 (8.75%) Electronics
1 7 (8.75%) Retail
1 7 (8.75%) Telecoms
2 6 (7.50%) Local Government
3 5 (6.25%) Automotive
3 5 (6.25%) Public Sector
4 3 (3.75%) Law
5 2 (2.50%) Finance
6 1 (1.25%) French Language
6 1 (1.25%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 10 (12.50%) Designer
1 10 (12.50%) Interface Designer
2 9 (11.25%) Developer
3 7 (8.75%) Field Engineer
4 6 (7.50%) Software Engineer
5 5 (6.25%) Consultant
5 5 (6.25%) Programmer
6 4 (5.00%) Data Scientist
6 4 (5.00%) Developer in Test
6 4 (5.00%) IT Manager
6 4 (5.00%) Software Consultant
7 3 (3.75%) Embedded Engineer
7 3 (3.75%) Embedded Software Engineer
7 3 (3.75%) Java Developer
7 3 (3.75%) Software Developer
7 3 (3.75%) Software Team Leader
7 3 (3.75%) Team Leader
7 3 (3.75%) Test Automation Developer
8 2 (2.50%) Project Manager
8 2 (2.50%) Senior Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (16.25%) Node.js
2 10 (12.50%) HTML
2 10 (12.50%) HTML5
2 10 (12.50%) RESTful
3 8 (10.00%) .NET
4 6 (7.50%) AngularJS
5 5 (6.25%) ASP.NET Web API
6 3 (3.75%) Gherkin
6 3 (3.75%) Jest
6 3 (3.75%) Web Services
7 2 (2.50%) ASP.NET
7 2 (2.50%) Keras
7 2 (2.50%) NumPy
7 2 (2.50%) Pandas
7 2 (2.50%) PySpark
7 2 (2.50%) scikit-learn
7 2 (2.50%) Spring
7 2 (2.50%) TensorFlow
7 2 (2.50%) Vert.x
8 1 (1.25%) .NET Core
Miscellaneous
1 12 (15.00%) Internet of Things
2 10 (12.50%) Cloud Native
3 4 (5.00%) Embedded Systems
4 3 (3.75%) Algorithms
4 3 (3.75%) Industry 4.0
5 2 (2.50%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (2.50%) Robotics
5 2 (2.50%) Smart Energy
6 1 (1.25%) Greenfield Project
6 1 (1.25%) Raspberry Pi
6 1 (1.25%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 10 (12.50%) Android
1 10 (12.50%) Apple iOS
2 7 (8.75%) Linux
3 1 (1.25%) Embedded Linux
3 1 (1.25%) Windows
3 1 (1.25%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (41.25%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (16.25%) IT Strategy
2 13 (16.25%) Project Management
3 11 (13.75%) Design Thinking
4 10 (12.50%) API Design
4 10 (12.50%) Customer-Centricity
4 10 (12.50%) Decision-Making
4 10 (12.50%) DevOps
4 10 (12.50%) Quantitative Analysis
4 10 (12.50%) Software Architecture
4 10 (12.50%) Thought Leadership
5 9 (11.25%) SDET
5 9 (11.25%) Software Engineering
6 8 (10.00%) Problem-Solving
7 7 (8.75%) Analytics
7 7 (8.75%) Business Development
7 7 (8.75%) Continuous Integration
7 7 (8.75%) Cryptography
7 7 (8.75%) Data Management
8 6 (7.50%) Multithreading
Programming Languages
1 14 (17.50%) Python
2 12 (15.00%) C#
2 12 (15.00%) SQL
3 11 (13.75%) C
3 11 (13.75%) C++
3 11 (13.75%) Java
4 4 (5.00%) JavaScript
5 3 (3.75%) Embedded C
5 3 (3.75%) Embedded C++
5 3 (3.75%) Java 8
6 2 (2.50%) MATLAB
7 1 (1.25%) Go
Qualifications
1 10 (12.50%) Degree
2 2 (2.50%) Numerate Degree
3 1 (1.25%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (1.25%) RIBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (6.25%) QA
2 2 (2.50%) SLA
3 1 (1.25%) Actionable Recommendations
System Software
1 1 (1.25%) Docker
1 1 (1.25%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 1 (1.25%) Kubernetes
1 1 (1.25%) Prometheus
1 1 (1.25%) Terraform
Vendors
1 12 (15.00%) Google
2 11 (13.75%) Microsoft
3 2 (2.50%) Freshdesk
4 1 (1.25%) JD Edwards
4 1 (1.25%) SAP