Period
to 18 September 2018

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 18 September 2018 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Smart Home (Connected Home)
UK
6 months to
18 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 1099 1095 1174
Rank change year-on-year -4 +79 +132
Permanent jobs citing Smart Home 74 112 97
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.044% 0.064% 0.050%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.10% 0.14% 0.12%
Number of salaries quoted 44 79 54
UK median annual salary £42,500 £45,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.56% -5.26% -
10th Percentile £31,250 £33,750 £31,250
90th Percentile £74,250 £78,500 £60,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £40,000 £45,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year -11.11% -10.00% -9.09%

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 73,498 78,444 82,387
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 43.82% 44.48% 42.79%
Number of salaries quoted 56,800 59,079 67,563
UK median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% - +5.26%
10th Percentile £28,000 £27,500 £27,000
90th Percentile £85,000 £82,000 £80,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.88% - +6.25%

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 18 September 2018.

Salary histogram for Smart Home in the UK

Smart Home
Top 10 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 18 September 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 -6 72 £42,500 -5.56% 38
UK excluding London +1 45 £40,000 -11.11% 15
London +11 27 £47,500 -24.00% 23
South West -3 25 £37,500 -16.67% 1
East of England +16 8 £45,000 +50.00% 5
North of England - 7 £44,000 - 7
South East -7 5 £60,000 +33.33% 1
North East - 3 £40,000 -
North West - 2 £67,500 - 3
Yorkshire - 2 £44,500 - 4

For the 6 months to 18 September 2018, 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 37 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 27 (36.49%) Internet
3 25 (33.78%) Electronics
4 22 (29.73%) Software Engineering
5 21 (28.38%) Scrum
6 19 (25.68%) Python
7 15 (20.27%) Manufacturing
7 15 (20.27%) User Experience
7 15 (20.27%) Energy Management
7 15 (20.27%) Critical Thinking
8 14 (18.92%) Internet of Things
8 14 (18.92%) Embedded Systems
8 14 (18.92%) Firmware
9 13 (17.57%) Degree
10 12 (16.22%) TeamCity
11 11 (14.86%) Java
12 10 (13.51%) JavaScript
12 10 (13.51%) C++
12 10 (13.51%) System Testing
12 10 (13.51%) Smart Meter
12 10 (13.51%) BDD
12 10 (13.51%) Jenkins
13 9 (12.16%) Node.js
13 9 (12.16%) Google
13 9 (12.16%) JIRA
14 8 (10.81%) Linux
14 8 (10.81%) Android
15 7 (9.46%) Finance
15 7 (9.46%) Android Development
15 7 (9.46%) Mobile App

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 5 (6.76%) Confluence
2 2 (2.70%) Elasticsearch
3 1 (1.35%) Amazon Alexa
3 1 (1.35%) Jupyter
Applications
1 2 (2.70%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (1.35%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 5 (6.76%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (5.41%) Google Cloud Platform
2 4 (5.41%) Serverless
3 3 (4.05%) GitHub
4 2 (2.70%) Amazon EC2
4 2 (2.70%) Amazon S3
4 2 (2.70%) Amazon SQS
4 2 (2.70%) AWS CloudFormation
4 2 (2.70%) AWS CodePipeline
4 2 (2.70%) AWS Lambda
4 2 (2.70%) Cloud Computing
4 2 (2.70%) Slack
5 1 (1.35%) Dialogflow
5 1 (1.35%) Wit.ai
Communications & Networking
1 27 (36.49%) Internet
2 6 (8.11%) Wireless
3 4 (5.41%) HbbTV
4 3 (4.05%) 5G
4 3 (4.05%) Bluetooth
4 3 (4.05%) Wi-Fi
4 3 (4.05%) ZigBee
5 2 (2.70%) TCP/IP
6 1 (1.35%) 802.15
6 1 (1.35%) Ethernet
6 1 (1.35%) RS-232
6 1 (1.35%) RS-485
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (4.05%) Big Data
1 3 (4.05%) Relational Database
2 2 (2.70%) Amazon DynamoDB
2 2 (2.70%) Amazon RDS
2 2 (2.70%) NoSQL
3 1 (1.35%) InfluxDB
3 1 (1.35%) MongoDB
3 1 (1.35%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 12 (16.22%) TeamCity
2 10 (13.51%) Jenkins
3 9 (12.16%) JIRA
4 6 (8.11%) Git (software)
5 3 (4.05%) CocoaPods
6 2 (2.70%) IntelliJ
6 2 (2.70%) Maven
7 1 (1.35%) Bitbucket
7 1 (1.35%) GitLab
General
1 25 (33.78%) Electronics
2 15 (20.27%) Manufacturing
3 7 (9.46%) Finance
4 5 (6.76%) Games
4 5 (6.76%) Telecoms
5 4 (5.41%) Advertising
5 4 (5.41%) French Language
5 4 (5.41%) Retail
6 3 (4.05%) Marketing
7 2 (2.70%) Danish Language
7 2 (2.70%) German Language
7 2 (2.70%) Italian Language
7 2 (2.70%) Mandarin Language
7 2 (2.70%) Swedish Language
8 1 (1.35%) Banking
8 1 (1.35%) Investment Banking
8 1 (1.35%) Law
Job Titles
1 15 (20.27%) Designer
1 15 (20.27%) UX Designer
2 14 (18.92%) Test Engineer
3 10 (13.51%) Software Test Engineer
4 9 (12.16%) Developer
4 9 (12.16%) Senior Designer
4 9 (12.16%) Senior UX Designer
5 7 (9.46%) Product Manager
5 7 (9.46%) Software Engineer
6 4 (5.41%) Interoperability Testing (IOT) Engineer
6 4 (5.41%) Java Engineer
6 4 (5.41%) Java Software Engineer
6 4 (5.41%) JavaScript Developer
6 4 (5.41%) Junior
6 4 (5.41%) Junior Java Software Engineer
6 4 (5.41%) Junior Software Engineer
6 4 (5.41%) Project Manager
6 4 (5.41%) Test Automation Engineer
7 3 (4.05%) Embedded Engineer
7 3 (4.05%) Lead DevOps
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (12.16%) Node.js
2 5 (6.76%) JSON
3 4 (5.41%) React
4 3 (4.05%) REST
4 3 (4.05%) Web Services
5 2 (2.70%) CSS
5 2 (2.70%) Elastic Stack
5 2 (2.70%) GraphQL
5 2 (2.70%) HTML
5 2 (2.70%) Lambda Expressions
5 2 (2.70%) Preactjs
5 2 (2.70%) React Native
5 2 (2.70%) RESTful
5 2 (2.70%) Ruby on Rails
5 2 (2.70%) Spring
5 2 (2.70%) Spring Boot
5 2 (2.70%) WebRTC
6 1 (1.35%) 802.1X
6 1 (1.35%) HTML5
6 1 (1.35%) Web Components
Miscellaneous
1 15 (20.27%) User Experience
2 14 (18.92%) Embedded Systems
2 14 (18.92%) Internet of Things
3 10 (13.51%) Smart Meter
4 7 (9.46%) Mobile App
5 6 (8.11%) Renewable Energy
6 5 (6.76%) Analytical Skills
7 4 (5.41%) Algorithms
7 4 (5.41%) Computer Science
7 4 (5.41%) Over-the-Top Content
7 4 (5.41%) Virtual Team
8 3 (4.05%) Device Driver
9 2 (2.70%) Augmented Reality
9 2 (2.70%) Media Streaming
9 2 (2.70%) Mobile Games
9 2 (2.70%) Smart Energy
10 1 (1.35%) Home Automation
10 1 (1.35%) Life Science
10 1 (1.35%) NHS
10 1 (1.35%) SCADA
Operating Systems
1 8 (10.81%) Android
1 8 (10.81%) Linux
2 6 (8.11%) Apple iOS
3 4 (5.41%) Windows
4 1 (1.35%) Embedded Linux
4 1 (1.35%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 22 (29.73%) Software Engineering
3 21 (28.38%) Scrum
4 15 (20.27%) Critical Thinking
4 15 (20.27%) Energy Management
5 10 (13.51%) BDD
5 10 (13.51%) System Testing
6 7 (9.46%) Android Development
7 6 (8.11%) Analytics
7 6 (8.11%) Data Visualisation
7 6 (8.11%) DevOps
7 6 (8.11%) Guerrilla Testing
7 6 (8.11%) Information Architecture
7 6 (8.11%) Visualisation
8 5 (6.76%) Coaching
8 5 (6.76%) Machine Learning
8 5 (6.76%) Product Management
8 5 (6.76%) Project Management
9 4 (5.41%) Change Management
9 4 (5.41%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 19 (25.68%) Python
2 11 (14.86%) Java
3 10 (13.51%) C++
3 10 (13.51%) JavaScript
4 6 (8.11%) C
5 5 (6.76%) Embedded C++
6 3 (4.05%) Apple Swift
6 3 (4.05%) Embedded C
6 3 (4.05%) MATLAB
6 3 (4.05%) Objective-C
7 2 (2.70%) Bash Shell
7 2 (2.70%) PHP
7 2 (2.70%) Ruby
7 2 (2.70%) SQL
8 1 (1.35%) C#
8 1 (1.35%) R
Qualifications
1 13 (17.57%) Degree
2 4 (5.41%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 1 (1.35%) PhD
System Software
1 14 (18.92%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 2 (2.70%) Kibana
1 2 (2.70%) Terraform
Vendors
1 9 (12.16%) Google
2 4 (5.41%) BT
3 3 (4.05%) Atlassian
4 2 (2.70%) Apple
4 2 (2.70%) Cognizant
5 1 (1.35%) Microsoft