Period
to 19 January 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 19 January 2019 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Smart Cities
UK
6 months to
19 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 1029 1127 1149
Rank change year-on-year +98 +22 +85
Permanent jobs citing Smart City 78 67 55
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.052% 0.038% 0.031%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.12% 0.095% 0.079%
Number of salaries quoted 69 59 49
UK median annual salary £57,500 £75,000 £70,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -23.33% +7.14% +27.27%
10th Percentile £32,500 £55,500 £42,500
90th Percentile £95,500 £84,000 £77,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £57,500 £75,000 £67,500
% change year-on-year -23.33% +11.11% +50.00%

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 63,018 70,527 69,978
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 41.83% 40.52% 39.56%
Number of salaries quoted 48,324 54,399 57,189
UK median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% - +4.17%
10th Percentile £30,000 £28,250 £27,500
90th Percentile £87,500 £82,500 £81,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £43,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +3.45% +2.35% -

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 19 January 2019.

Salary histogram for Smart City in the UK

Smart City
Top 11 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 19 January 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 +95 77 £57,500 -23.33% 19
UK excluding London +66 50 £57,500 -23.33% 15
East of England +19 33 £57,500 -23.33% 9
London +50 27 £48,000 -40.00% 4
South West +32 8 £57,500 - 1
South East +39 4 £75,000 +36.36% 1
North of England +41 3 £50,000 +24.22% 1
West Midlands - 2 - - 3
Midlands - 2 - - 3
North West - 2 £50,000 - 1
Yorkshire +23 1 - -

For the 6 months to 19 January 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 32 (41.03%) Software Engineering
2 31 (39.74%) Java
2 31 (39.74%) Python
3 29 (37.18%) C
4 27 (34.62%) C++
5 26 (33.33%) Machine Learning
6 25 (32.05%) C#
6 25 (32.05%) Agile Software Development
7 23 (29.49%) Algorithms
8 22 (28.21%) Distributed Algorithms
8 22 (28.21%) Big Data
8 22 (28.21%) Multithreading
8 22 (28.21%) Artificial Intelligence
9 19 (24.36%) Decision-Making
10 18 (23.08%) TensorFlow
11 17 (21.79%) Mentoring
11 17 (21.79%) Mathematics
11 17 (21.79%) Games
12 16 (20.51%) Publishing
12 16 (20.51%) Biology
12 16 (20.51%) PhD
12 16 (20.51%) Bayesian Methods
12 16 (20.51%) Deep Learning
12 16 (20.51%) Computational Linguistics
12 16 (20.51%) Computational Biology
12 16 (20.51%) Probabilistic Modelling
12 16 (20.51%) Reinforcement Learning
12 16 (20.51%) Robotics
12 16 (20.51%) Natural Language Processing
12 16 (20.51%) MPhil

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:

Applications
1 5 (6.41%) InVision
Cloud Services
1 8 (10.26%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (8.97%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (6.41%) Google Cloud Platform
4 3 (3.85%) Cloud Computing
4 3 (3.85%) SaaS
4 3 (3.85%) Serverless
5 1 (1.28%) G Suite
5 1 (1.28%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 6 (7.69%) Wireless
2 5 (6.41%) Internet
3 3 (3.85%) 5G
3 3 (3.85%) Wi-Fi
4 2 (2.56%) 802.15
4 2 (2.56%) Bluetooth
4 2 (2.56%) Broadband
4 2 (2.56%) HTTP
4 2 (2.56%) IPv6
4 2 (2.56%) SSL
4 2 (2.56%) TCP/IP
4 2 (2.56%) X.509
4 2 (2.56%) ZigBee
5 1 (1.28%) 3G
5 1 (1.28%) 4G
5 1 (1.28%) MQTT
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (28.21%) Big Data
2 15 (19.23%) Geospatial Data
3 4 (5.13%) NoSQL
3 4 (5.13%) PostgreSQL
4 3 (3.85%) MongoDB
5 2 (2.56%) Data Warehouse
5 2 (2.56%) MySQL
5 2 (2.56%) Relational Database
6 1 (1.28%) BigQuery
6 1 (1.28%) Looker
6 1 (1.28%) Redis
6 1 (1.28%) SQL Server
6 1 (1.28%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 1 (1.28%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (1.28%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 2 (2.56%) Atlassian Bamboo
1 2 (2.56%) Bitbucket
1 2 (2.56%) Git (software)
1 2 (2.56%) Gradle
1 2 (2.56%) JIRA
1 2 (2.56%) Maven
2 1 (1.28%) webpack
General
1 17 (21.79%) Games
2 16 (20.51%) Publishing
3 15 (19.23%) Finance
4 6 (7.69%) Manufacturing
5 5 (6.41%) Automotive
5 5 (6.41%) Marketing
6 3 (3.85%) French Language
6 3 (3.85%) German Language
6 3 (3.85%) Spanish Language
7 2 (2.56%) Law
7 2 (2.56%) Retail
7 2 (2.56%) Telecoms
8 1 (1.28%) Legal
Job Titles
1 23 (29.49%) Developer
2 20 (25.64%) Software Engineer
3 17 (21.79%) Developer/Software Engineer
3 17 (21.79%) Software Developer
4 8 (10.26%) Designer
4 8 (10.26%) Mathematical Developer
5 7 (8.97%) Mathematical Modelling Developer
5 7 (8.97%) Mathematical Modelling Engineer
6 6 (7.69%) Head of Development
6 6 (7.69%) Machine Learning Developer
6 6 (7.69%) Machine Learning Engineer
7 5 (6.41%) Business Manager
7 5 (6.41%) Business Operations Manager
7 5 (6.41%) Operations Manager
7 5 (6.41%) Programme Manager
7 5 (6.41%) UI Designer
7 5 (6.41%) UI/UX Designer
7 5 (6.41%) UX Designer
8 4 (5.13%) Change Manager
8 4 (5.13%) Python Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (23.08%) TensorFlow
2 16 (20.51%) Natural Language Processing
3 8 (10.26%) AngularJS
4 6 (7.69%) HTML
4 6 (7.69%) REST
5 5 (6.41%) RESTful
6 4 (5.13%) CSS
6 4 (5.13%) HTML5
7 3 (3.85%) .NET
7 3 (3.85%) Node.js
7 3 (3.85%) Spring
8 2 (2.56%) 802.1X
8 2 (2.56%) JSON
8 2 (2.56%) Kafka
8 2 (2.56%) RabbitMQ
8 2 (2.56%) React
8 2 (2.56%) Spring Boot
8 2 (2.56%) Velocity
8 2 (2.56%) Vue.js
8 2 (2.56%) ZeroMQ
Miscellaneous
1 23 (29.49%) Algorithms
2 16 (20.51%) Robotics
3 10 (12.82%) Social Media
4 6 (7.69%) Internet of Things
5 5 (6.41%) User Experience
6 3 (3.85%) Cloud Native
6 3 (3.85%) Fintech
6 3 (3.85%) Mobile App
6 3 (3.85%) Smart Meter
7 2 (2.56%) Enterprise Software
8 1 (1.28%) Analytical Skills
8 1 (1.28%) Data Structures
8 1 (1.28%) Management Information System
8 1 (1.28%) SCADA
Operating Systems
1 7 (8.97%) Linux
2 6 (7.69%) Android
3 3 (3.85%) Apple iOS
3 3 (3.85%) Embedded Linux
4 1 (1.28%) Debian
4 1 (1.28%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (41.03%) Software Engineering
2 26 (33.33%) Machine Learning
3 25 (32.05%) Agile Software Development
4 22 (28.21%) Artificial Intelligence
4 22 (28.21%) Distributed Algorithms
4 22 (28.21%) Multithreading
5 19 (24.36%) Decision-Making
6 17 (21.79%) Mathematics
6 17 (21.79%) Mentoring
7 16 (20.51%) Bayesian Methods
7 16 (20.51%) Biology
7 16 (20.51%) Computational Biology
7 16 (20.51%) Computational Linguistics
7 16 (20.51%) Deep Learning
7 16 (20.51%) Probabilistic Modelling
7 16 (20.51%) Reinforcement Learning
8 15 (19.23%) Coaching
9 13 (16.67%) Analytics
10 8 (10.26%) Visualisation
11 7 (8.97%) Computer Science
Programming Languages
1 31 (39.74%) Java
1 31 (39.74%) Python
2 29 (37.18%) C
3 27 (34.62%) C++
4 25 (32.05%) C#
5 9 (11.54%) SQL
6 7 (8.97%) JavaScript
7 6 (7.69%) Rust
7 6 (7.69%) Scala
8 4 (5.13%) Embedded C
9 2 (2.56%) Bash Shell
9 2 (2.56%) Perl
9 2 (2.56%) PHP
10 1 (1.28%) Apex Code
10 1 (1.28%) Java 8
10 1 (1.28%) Kotlin
10 1 (1.28%) R
Qualifications
1 16 (20.51%) MPhil
1 16 (20.51%) PhD
2 6 (7.69%) Degree
3 1 (1.28%) CISSP
3 1 (1.28%) PMI Certification
3 1 (1.28%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (6.41%) PMO
2 1 (1.28%) Data Quality
System Software
1 4 (5.13%) Docker
2 2 (2.56%) Firmware
3 1 (1.28%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (3.85%) Kubernetes
2 2 (2.56%) Ansible
Vendors
1 5 (6.41%) Google
2 2 (2.56%) NVIDIA
3 1 (1.28%) Microsoft
3 1 (1.28%) Salesforce.com
3 1 (1.28%) Tableau