Period
to 16 November 2018

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 16 November 2018 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Smart Cities
UK
6 months to
16 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 1074 1133 1196
Rank change year-on-year +59 +63 +96
Permanent jobs citing Smart City 79 72 46
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.048% 0.040% 0.024%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.11% 0.090% 0.057%
Number of salaries quoted 75 61 38
UK median annual salary £57,500 £70,000 £62,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -17.86% +12.00% -3.85%
10th Percentile £36,950 £45,000 £42,500
90th Percentile £80,000 £82,500 £77,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £57,500 £70,000 £60,000
% change year-on-year -17.86% +16.67% +33.33%

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 72,136 79,868 80,530
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 44.25% 44.31% 42.24%
Number of salaries quoted 56,008 60,289 66,139
UK median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% - +5.26%
10th Percentile £28,250 £27,500 £27,000
90th Percentile £86,250 £81,250 £80,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.88% - +6.25%

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 16 November 2018.

Salary histogram for Smart City in the UK

Smart City
Top 9 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 16 November 2018. 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 +67 78 £57,500 -17.86% 13
UK excluding London +25 50 £57,500 -17.86% 13
East of England +10 30 £60,000 -14.29% 9
London +60 28 £48,000 - 3
South East +35 8 £48,500 -11.82%
South West +11 8 £57,500 +53.33% 1
North of England +31 4 £45,000 -14.29%
North West - 3 £45,000 -
Yorkshire +31 1 - -

For the 6 months to 16 November 2018, 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 39 (49.37%) Python
2 38 (48.10%) Software Engineering
3 37 (46.84%) Machine Learning
4 34 (43.04%) Java
5 30 (37.97%) C
5 30 (37.97%) C#
6 29 (36.71%) C++
7 28 (35.44%) Algorithms
8 26 (32.91%) Distributed Algorithms
8 26 (32.91%) Artificial Intelligence
8 26 (32.91%) Multithreading
9 25 (31.65%) TensorFlow
10 24 (30.38%) Games
11 23 (29.11%) Agile Software Development
11 23 (29.11%) Biology
11 23 (29.11%) PhD
11 23 (29.11%) Computational Linguistics
11 23 (29.11%) Computational Biology
11 23 (29.11%) Probabilistic Modelling
11 23 (29.11%) Reinforcement Learning
11 23 (29.11%) Decision-Making
11 23 (29.11%) MPhil
11 23 (29.11%) Deep Learning
11 23 (29.11%) Bayesian Methods
11 23 (29.11%) Natural Language Processing
12 22 (27.85%) Robotics
13 19 (24.05%) Big Data
14 16 (20.25%) Mathematics
15 15 (18.99%) Geospatial Data
15 15 (18.99%) Mentoring

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 5 (6.33%) Apache Spark
Applications
1 5 (6.33%) InVision
Cloud Services
1 5 (6.33%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (3.80%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (2.53%) SaaS
4 1 (1.27%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 5 (6.33%) Internet
1 5 (6.33%) Wireless
2 2 (2.53%) 5G
2 2 (2.53%) Broadband
3 1 (1.27%) 802.15
3 1 (1.27%) MQTT
3 1 (1.27%) ZigBee
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (24.05%) Big Data
2 15 (18.99%) Geospatial Data
3 5 (6.33%) Hadoop
4 1 (1.27%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (1.27%) NoSQL
4 1 (1.27%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (1.27%) Redis
4 1 (1.27%) SQL Server
4 1 (1.27%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (1.27%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (1.27%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 2 (2.53%) Atlassian Bamboo
1 2 (2.53%) Bitbucket
1 2 (2.53%) Git (software)
1 2 (2.53%) JIRA
General
1 24 (30.38%) Games
2 15 (18.99%) Finance
2 15 (18.99%) Publishing
3 6 (7.59%) Marketing
4 5 (6.33%) Manufacturing
5 3 (3.80%) Retail
6 2 (2.53%) Automotive
6 2 (2.53%) Electronics
6 2 (2.53%) Legal
7 1 (1.27%) Advertising
7 1 (1.27%) French Language
7 1 (1.27%) German Language
7 1 (1.27%) Law
7 1 (1.27%) Local Government
7 1 (1.27%) Spanish Language
7 1 (1.27%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 23 (29.11%) Developer
2 18 (22.78%) Software Engineer
3 16 (20.25%) Developer/Software Engineer
3 16 (20.25%) Software Developer
4 11 (13.92%) Machine Learning Engineer
5 10 (12.66%) Python Engineer
6 8 (10.13%) Mathematical Developer
7 7 (8.86%) Mathematical Modelling Developer
7 7 (8.86%) Mathematical Modelling Engineer
8 6 (7.59%) Designer
8 6 (7.59%) Machine Learning Developer
8 6 (7.59%) Research Engineer
8 6 (7.59%) UI Designer
8 6 (7.59%) UI/UX Designer
8 6 (7.59%) UX Designer
9 5 (6.33%) Business Manager
9 5 (6.33%) Business Operations Manager
9 5 (6.33%) Operations Manager
9 5 (6.33%) Programme Manager
10 4 (5.06%) Change Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (31.65%) TensorFlow
2 23 (29.11%) Natural Language Processing
3 4 (5.06%) .NET
3 4 (5.06%) REST
4 3 (3.80%) AngularJS
4 3 (3.80%) RESTful
5 2 (2.53%) Caffe
5 2 (2.53%) CSS
5 2 (2.53%) Spring
6 1 (1.27%) 802.1X
6 1 (1.27%) Angular 2
6 1 (1.27%) ASP.NET
6 1 (1.27%) Flask
6 1 (1.27%) HTML
6 1 (1.27%) HTML5
6 1 (1.27%) jQuery
6 1 (1.27%) KnockoutJS
6 1 (1.27%) Middleware
6 1 (1.27%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 1 (1.27%) Velocity
Miscellaneous
1 28 (35.44%) Algorithms
2 22 (27.85%) Robotics
3 10 (12.66%) Computer Science
3 10 (12.66%) Social Media
4 6 (7.59%) User Experience
5 5 (6.33%) Internet of Things
6 4 (5.06%) Fintech
7 2 (2.53%) Client/Server
7 2 (2.53%) Data Structures
7 2 (2.53%) Driving Licence
7 2 (2.53%) NHS
8 1 (1.27%) Analytical Skills
8 1 (1.27%) Device Driver
Operating Systems
1 9 (11.39%) Linux
2 3 (3.80%) Embedded Linux
2 3 (3.80%) Robot Operating System
2 3 (3.80%) Windows
3 1 (1.27%) Debian
3 1 (1.27%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (48.10%) Software Engineering
2 37 (46.84%) Machine Learning
3 26 (32.91%) Artificial Intelligence
3 26 (32.91%) Distributed Algorithms
3 26 (32.91%) Multithreading
4 23 (29.11%) Agile Software Development
4 23 (29.11%) Bayesian Methods
4 23 (29.11%) Biology
4 23 (29.11%) Computational Biology
4 23 (29.11%) Computational Linguistics
4 23 (29.11%) Decision-Making
4 23 (29.11%) Deep Learning
4 23 (29.11%) Probabilistic Modelling
4 23 (29.11%) Reinforcement Learning
5 16 (20.25%) Mathematics
6 15 (18.99%) Coaching
6 15 (18.99%) Mentoring
7 13 (16.46%) Analytics
8 9 (11.39%) Visualisation
9 8 (10.13%) Data Science
Programming Languages
1 39 (49.37%) Python
2 34 (43.04%) Java
3 30 (37.97%) C
3 30 (37.97%) C#
4 29 (36.71%) C++
5 3 (3.80%) Rust
5 3 (3.80%) Scala
5 3 (3.80%) SQL
6 2 (2.53%) Java 8
7 1 (1.27%) Apex Code
7 1 (1.27%) Bash Shell
7 1 (1.27%) Embedded C
7 1 (1.27%) JavaScript
7 1 (1.27%) Perl
7 1 (1.27%) PHP
7 1 (1.27%) R
7 1 (1.27%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 23 (29.11%) MPhil
1 23 (29.11%) PhD
2 4 (5.06%) Degree
3 1 (1.27%) PMI Certification
3 1 (1.27%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (6.33%) PMO
2 2 (2.53%) Cyber Essentials
2 2 (2.53%) GDPR
2 2 (2.53%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (2.53%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 1 (1.27%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (1.27%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (1.27%) Puppet
Vendors
1 2 (2.53%) NVIDIA
2 1 (1.27%) Salesforce.com