Period
to 22 February 2019

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Smart Home in permanent job vacancies. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Smart Home over the 6 months to 22 February 2019 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Smart Home (Connected Home)
UK
6 months to
22 Feb 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 1049 1136 1132
Rank change year-on-year +87 -4 +131
Permanent jobs citing Smart Home 68 65 64
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.045% 0.037% 0.036%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.11% 0.092% 0.092%
Number of salaries quoted 36 55 55
UK median annual salary £56,250 £50,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.50% -9.09% -
10th Percentile £33,750 £35,000 £31,250
90th Percentile £72,500 £72,500 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year +11.11% -18.18% -

Smart Home 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 63,344 70,787 69,383
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 41.87% 40.20% 39.51%
Number of salaries quoted 48,423 55,507 56,470
UK median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% - +4.09%
10th Percentile £30,000 £28,250 £27,500
90th Percentile £87,500 £82,500 £80,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £43,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +3.45% +2.35% -

Smart Home
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for Smart Home in the UK

Smart Home
Salary Trend

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

Salary trend for Smart Home in the UK

Smart Home
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Smart Home over the 6 months to 22 February 2019.

Salary histogram for Smart Home in the UK

Smart Home
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 Home within the UK over the 6 months to 22 February 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 +122 67 £57,500 +15.00% 28
London +62 36 £57,500 -4.17% 7
UK excluding London +61 32 £50,000 +11.11% 21
South West - 12 £47,500 - 5
East of England +58 8 £50,000 +17.65% 6
North of England +53 6 £60,000 - 4
North West +37 6 £60,000 - 4
South East +34 4 £62,500 -3.85% 5
Midlands +36 1 £47,500 +5.56% 1
West Midlands +30 1 £47,500 +5.56% 1
Scotland +2 1 £49,480 -

For the 6 months to 22 February 2019, IT jobs citing Smart Home 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 Home.

1 24 (35.29%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (26.47%) User Experience
3 15 (22.06%) Amazon AWS
3 15 (22.06%) Apple iOS
4 14 (20.59%) Critical Thinking
5 13 (19.12%) Android
5 13 (19.12%) Open Source
6 12 (17.65%) Electronics
7 11 (16.18%) Python
7 11 (16.18%) Smart Meter
7 11 (16.18%) REST
8 10 (14.71%) Internet of Things
8 10 (14.71%) Mobile App
9 9 (13.24%) Functional Programming
9 9 (13.24%) Node.js
9 9 (13.24%) Scala
9 9 (13.24%) Wireless
10 8 (11.76%) Firmware
10 8 (11.76%) Web Services
10 8 (11.76%) Google
10 8 (11.76%) Microservices
10 8 (11.76%) Scalaz
10 8 (11.76%) Renewable Energy
11 7 (10.29%) User-Centered Design (UCD)
11 7 (10.29%) Conversational UI
11 7 (10.29%) Lean Software Development
11 7 (10.29%) Xbox
11 7 (10.29%) NoSQL
11 7 (10.29%) Marketing
11 7 (10.29%) JavaScript

Smart Home
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 (2.94%) Apache Spark
1 2 (2.94%) Jupyter
2 1 (1.47%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 2 (2.94%) Microsoft Excel
Cloud Services
1 15 (22.06%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (8.82%) Amazon Alexa
2 6 (8.82%) Serverless
3 2 (2.94%) Google Cloud Platform
4 1 (1.47%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 9 (13.24%) Wireless
2 7 (10.29%) Internet
2 7 (10.29%) Wi-Fi
3 6 (8.82%) Bluetooth
3 6 (8.82%) TCP/IP
3 6 (8.82%) ZigBee
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (10.29%) NoSQL
2 3 (4.41%) Big Data
3 2 (2.94%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (1.47%) Amazon DynamoDB
4 1 (1.47%) InfluxDB
4 1 (1.47%) RDBMS
4 1 (1.47%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 6 (8.82%) Git (software)
2 3 (4.41%) TeamCity
3 1 (1.47%) Appium
3 1 (1.47%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 1 (1.47%) gulp
3 1 (1.47%) Jenkins
3 1 (1.47%) JIRA
3 1 (1.47%) Selenium
3 1 (1.47%) webpack
3 1 (1.47%) Xcode
General
1 12 (17.65%) Electronics
2 7 (10.29%) Marketing
3 6 (8.82%) Retail
4 5 (7.35%) Multimedia
5 4 (5.88%) Manufacturing
6 3 (4.41%) Finance
7 2 (2.94%) Advertising
7 2 (2.94%) Games
7 2 (2.94%) Telecoms
8 1 (1.47%) Automotive
8 1 (1.47%) Banking
8 1 (1.47%) Billing
8 1 (1.47%) Legal
8 1 (1.47%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 14 (20.59%) Developer
2 12 (17.65%) Designer
2 12 (17.65%) UX Designer
3 7 (10.29%) Senior Designer
3 7 (10.29%) Senior UX Designer
4 6 (8.82%) Electronics Engineer
4 6 (8.82%) Senior Electronics Engineer
5 5 (7.35%) Node.js Developer
5 5 (7.35%) Python Developer
5 5 (7.35%) Ruby Developer
5 5 (7.35%) Software Developer
6 4 (5.88%) Analyst
6 4 (5.88%) Mobile Developer
6 4 (5.88%) Product Manager
7 3 (4.41%) React Developer
7 3 (4.41%) Software Engineer
7 3 (4.41%) Web Developer
8 2 (2.94%) Data Engineer
8 2 (2.94%) Development Analyst
8 2 (2.94%) Senior Hardware Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (16.18%) REST
2 9 (13.24%) Node.js
3 8 (11.76%) Scalaz
3 8 (11.76%) Web Services
4 5 (7.35%) React
5 4 (5.88%) CSS
5 4 (5.88%) React Native
6 3 (4.41%) Ajax
6 3 (4.41%) AngularJS
6 3 (4.41%) RequireJS
6 3 (4.41%) Sass
6 3 (4.41%) Vue.js
7 1 (1.47%) Apache Flex
7 1 (1.47%) CSS3
7 1 (1.47%) GraphQL
7 1 (1.47%) HTML
7 1 (1.47%) HTML5
7 1 (1.47%) JSON
7 1 (1.47%) RESTful
7 1 (1.47%) spray
Miscellaneous
1 18 (26.47%) User Experience
2 11 (16.18%) Smart Meter
3 10 (14.71%) Internet of Things
3 10 (14.71%) Mobile App
4 8 (11.76%) Renewable Energy
5 7 (10.29%) Xbox
6 5 (7.35%) Linux Command Line
7 4 (5.88%) Self-Motivation
8 3 (4.41%) Algorithms
8 3 (4.41%) Embedded Systems
9 2 (2.94%) Public Cloud
9 2 (2.94%) SCADA
9 2 (2.94%) Smart Energy
10 1 (1.47%) Digital TV
10 1 (1.47%) IPTV
10 1 (1.47%) Media Streaming
10 1 (1.47%) Tandem
10 1 (1.47%) Video on Demand
10 1 (1.47%) Video\Live Streaming
10 1 (1.47%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 15 (22.06%) Apple iOS
2 13 (19.12%) Android
3 5 (7.35%) Linux
3 5 (7.35%) Unix
4 1 (1.47%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (35.29%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (20.59%) Critical Thinking
3 13 (19.12%) Open Source
4 9 (13.24%) Functional Programming
5 8 (11.76%) Microservices
6 7 (10.29%) Conversational UI
6 7 (10.29%) Lean Software Development
6 7 (10.29%) User-Centered Design (UCD)
7 6 (8.82%) Analytics
7 6 (8.82%) Continuous Integration
7 6 (8.82%) IC Design
7 6 (8.82%) Software Engineering
8 5 (7.35%) Android Development
8 5 (7.35%) Computer Science
8 5 (7.35%) Data Visualisation
8 5 (7.35%) DevOps
8 5 (7.35%) Information Architecture
8 5 (7.35%) iOS Development
8 5 (7.35%) Product Management
8 5 (7.35%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 11 (16.18%) Python
2 9 (13.24%) Scala
3 7 (10.29%) JavaScript
4 6 (8.82%) Java
5 5 (7.35%) C++
5 5 (7.35%) Ruby
6 3 (4.41%) C#
6 3 (4.41%) MATLAB
7 2 (2.94%) Bash Shell
7 2 (2.94%) C
7 2 (2.94%) Embedded C++
7 2 (2.94%) R
7 2 (2.94%) Shell Script
7 2 (2.94%) SQL
8 1 (1.47%) Apple Swift
8 1 (1.47%) Embedded C
8 1 (1.47%) Go
8 1 (1.47%) XAML
Qualifications
1 4 (5.88%) Degree
2 1 (1.47%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.47%) Data Quality
1 1 (1.47%) QA
System Software
1 8 (11.76%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 1 (1.47%) Kibana
1 1 (1.47%) Terraform
Vendors
1 8 (11.76%) Google
2 5 (7.35%) Apple
3 2 (2.94%) SAP
3 2 (2.94%) Xamarin
4 1 (1.47%) CA
4 1 (1.47%) Casewise
4 1 (1.47%) Samsung
4 1 (1.47%) SmartCo