Period
to 21 February 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 21 February 2018 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Smart Home (Connected Home)
UK
6 months to
21 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 1122 1124 1244
Rank change year-on-year +2 +120 +42
Permanent jobs citing Smart Home 66 63 34
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.037% 0.036% 0.016%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.090% 0.088% 0.039%
Number of salaries quoted 56 54 20
UK median annual salary £51,250 £55,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -6.82% - -4.35%
10th Percentile £35,000 £31,250 £31,250
90th Percentile £72,500 £75,000 £68,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £55,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year -18.18% - +56.03%

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 73,503 71,496 88,248
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 41.69% 40.65% 42.37%
Number of salaries quoted 57,829 58,467 70,858
UK median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £48,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +4.17% +6.67%
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,500 £27,500
90th Percentile £82,500 £81,250 £80,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £43,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +1.18% - +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 21 February 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 21 February 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 +10 61 £51,250 -6.82% 31
UK excluding London -16 39 £45,000 -18.18% 19
London +30 27 £60,000 -9.09% 12
East of England +4 20 £42,500 -5.56% 9
South East +2 10 £65,000 -7.14% 5
Scotland - 5 - -
Midlands -7 3 £45,000 -14.29% 1
West Midlands -28 3 £45,000 -14.29% 1
North West - 1 - - 4
North of England - 1 - - 4

For the 6 months to 21 February 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 20 (30.30%) Python
2 19 (28.79%) C++
3 16 (24.24%) Java
3 16 (24.24%) Internet
3 16 (24.24%) Internet of Things
4 15 (22.73%) C
5 14 (21.21%) Degree
5 14 (21.21%) Android
6 13 (19.70%) Linux
6 13 (19.70%) Machine Learning
7 11 (16.67%) Apple iOS
7 11 (16.67%) OO
7 11 (16.67%) Windows
7 11 (16.67%) Wi-Fi
8 10 (15.15%) C#
8 10 (15.15%) Agile Software Development
9 9 (13.64%) ZigBee
9 9 (13.64%) OOP
9 9 (13.64%) Android Development
10 8 (12.12%) Cross-Platform Development
10 8 (12.12%) Mentoring
10 8 (12.12%) Analytical Skills
10 8 (12.12%) REST
10 8 (12.12%) Xamarin
10 8 (12.12%) Mobile App
10 8 (12.12%) QA
10 8 (12.12%) Test Automation
10 8 (12.12%) Microsoft Azure
10 8 (12.12%) Amazon AWS
10 8 (12.12%) Software Engineering

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 4 (6.06%) Elasticsearch
2 1 (1.52%) WebLogic
Cloud Services
1 8 (12.12%) Amazon AWS
1 8 (12.12%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (4.55%) Serverless
3 1 (1.52%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (1.52%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 16 (24.24%) Internet
2 11 (16.67%) Wi-Fi
3 9 (13.64%) ZigBee
4 6 (9.09%) Wireless
5 5 (7.58%) Firewall
5 5 (7.58%) IP Telephony
5 5 (7.58%) ISDN
5 5 (7.58%) MPLS
5 5 (7.58%) VLAN
5 5 (7.58%) VoIP
5 5 (7.58%) VPN
6 3 (4.55%) RS-232
6 3 (4.55%) TCP/IP
7 2 (3.03%) Bluetooth
7 2 (3.03%) RFID
7 2 (3.03%) WAN
8 1 (1.52%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (3.03%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 5 (7.58%) Git (software)
2 1 (1.52%) Gerrit
2 1 (1.52%) Subversion
2 1 (1.52%) Vagrant
General
1 6 (9.09%) Advertising
2 5 (7.58%) Electronics
3 3 (4.55%) Finance
3 3 (4.55%) Games
4 1 (1.52%) Retail
Job Titles
1 21 (31.82%) Developer
2 9 (13.64%) IoT Developer
3 6 (9.09%) Software Engineer
4 5 (7.58%) Analyst
4 5 (7.58%) Design Engineer
4 5 (7.58%) iOS Developer
4 5 (7.58%) IT Analyst
4 5 (7.58%) IT Support
4 5 (7.58%) IT Support Analyst
4 5 (7.58%) Mobile Developer
4 5 (7.58%) Software Design Engineer
4 5 (7.58%) Support Analyst
4 5 (7.58%) Test Engineer
4 5 (7.58%) Xamarin Developer
5 4 (6.06%) .NET Developer
5 4 (6.06%) DevOps Engineer
5 4 (6.06%) Elasticsearch Engineer
5 4 (6.06%) Firmware Engineer
5 4 (6.06%) Senior Software Engineer
6 3 (4.55%) C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (12.12%) REST
2 5 (7.58%) iOS SDK
2 5 (7.58%) MvvmCross
3 4 (6.06%) .NET
3 4 (6.06%) JSON
3 4 (6.06%) Natural Language Processing
3 4 (6.06%) Web Services
4 3 (4.55%) Django
4 3 (4.55%) OAuth
4 3 (4.55%) RESTful
5 2 (3.03%) ASP.NET
5 2 (3.03%) CSS
5 2 (3.03%) Elastic Stack
5 2 (3.03%) HTML
5 2 (3.03%) XML
6 1 (1.52%) Laravel
6 1 (1.52%) Node.js
6 1 (1.52%) Symfony
6 1 (1.52%) YAML
Miscellaneous
1 16 (24.24%) Internet of Things
2 8 (12.12%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (12.12%) Mobile App
3 6 (9.09%) Algorithms
4 5 (7.58%) iPhone
5 4 (6.06%) Greenfield Project
6 3 (4.55%) Computer Science
7 2 (3.03%) Arduino
7 2 (3.03%) Home Automation
7 2 (3.03%) Machine to Machine
7 2 (3.03%) Oculus Rift
7 2 (3.03%) Raspberry Pi
7 2 (3.03%) Smart Energy
7 2 (3.03%) Smart Meter
7 2 (3.03%) User Experience
8 1 (1.52%) CMDB
8 1 (1.52%) CUDA
8 1 (1.52%) Embedded Systems
Operating Systems
1 14 (21.21%) Android
2 13 (19.70%) Linux
3 11 (16.67%) Apple iOS
3 11 (16.67%) Windows
4 6 (9.09%) Unix
5 1 (1.52%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (19.70%) Machine Learning
2 11 (16.67%) OO
3 10 (15.15%) Agile Software Development
4 9 (13.64%) Android Development
4 9 (13.64%) OOP
5 8 (12.12%) Cross-Platform Development
5 8 (12.12%) Mentoring
5 8 (12.12%) Software Engineering
5 8 (12.12%) Test Automation
5 8 (12.12%) Web Development
6 7 (10.61%) BDD
6 7 (10.61%) Prototyping
7 6 (9.09%) Configuration Management
7 6 (9.09%) Data Science
7 6 (9.09%) DevOps
7 6 (9.09%) iOS Development
7 6 (9.09%) Mobile Development
7 6 (9.09%) MVC
7 6 (9.09%) Service Management
8 5 (7.58%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 20 (30.30%) Python
2 19 (28.79%) C++
3 16 (24.24%) Java
4 15 (22.73%) C
5 10 (15.15%) C#
6 7 (10.61%) PHP
7 6 (9.09%) Embedded C++
7 6 (9.09%) JavaScript
8 5 (7.58%) Apple Swift
8 5 (7.58%) Bash Shell
8 5 (7.58%) Embedded C
8 5 (7.58%) Objective-C
9 3 (4.55%) Haskell
10 2 (3.03%) Scala
10 2 (3.03%) VB.NET
11 1 (1.52%) Clojure
11 1 (1.52%) Erlang
11 1 (1.52%) F#
11 1 (1.52%) Lisp
11 1 (1.52%) OCaml
Qualifications
1 14 (21.21%) Degree
2 6 (9.09%) PhD
3 2 (3.03%) Computer Science Degree
3 2 (3.03%) Master's Degree
3 2 (3.03%) Postgraduate
4 1 (1.52%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (12.12%) QA
System Software
1 6 (9.09%) Firmware
2 5 (7.58%) Active Directory
2 5 (7.58%) Terminal Services
2 5 (7.58%) Virtual Machines
3 2 (3.03%) Docker
4 1 (1.52%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (6.06%) Terraform
2 2 (3.03%) Kubernetes
3 1 (1.52%) Grafana
3 1 (1.52%) Packer
3 1 (1.52%) Puppet
Vendors
1 8 (12.12%) Xamarin
2 5 (7.58%) Apple
2 5 (7.58%) Microsoft
2 5 (7.58%) VMware
3 2 (3.03%) Bloomberg
3 2 (3.03%) Sigfox
4 1 (1.52%) Zend