Period
to 23 November 2017

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 23 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Smart Home (Connected Home)
UK
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 1126 1146 1263
Rank change year-on-year +20 +117 +51
Permanent jobs citing Smart Home 63 91 33
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.035% 0.048% 0.015%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.081% 0.12% 0.036%
Number of salaries quoted 61 51 26
UK median annual salary £45,000 £52,500 £53,750
Median salary % change year-on-year -14.29% -2.33% +19.44%
10th Percentile £33,750 £31,250 £32,500
90th Percentile £72,500 £70,000 £68,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £52,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year -14.29% -4.55% +46.67%

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 77316 77666 91267
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 42.92% 40.92% 41.97%
Number of salaries quoted 58373 63794 73158
UK median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,500 £27,000
90th Percentile £82,500 £80,000 £79,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,000
% change year-on-year - +3.66% +2.50%

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 23 November 2017.

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 23 November 2017. 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 +9 63 £45,000 -14.29% 14
UK excluding London +20 42 £45,000 -14.29% 13
London +4 21 £60,000 +84.62% 1
South East +25 14 £45,000 -35.71% 2
East of England +12 11 £47,500 +46.15% 2
South West - 10 £45,000 -
Midlands -4 6 £45,000 -14.29% 1
West Midlands -13 6 £45,000 -14.29% 1
North of England +8 1 - - 8
North West -17 1 - - 8

For the 6 months to 23 November 2017, IT jobs citing Smart Home also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads with a requirement for Smart Home.

1 43 (68.25%) C++
2 35 (55.56%) C
2 35 (55.56%) Degree
3 28 (44.44%) Python
3 28 (44.44%) Electronics
4 26 (41.27%) Wi-Fi
4 26 (41.27%) JSON
4 26 (41.27%) ZigBee
4 26 (41.27%) REST
5 22 (34.92%) Firmware
6 21 (33.33%) Internet
6 21 (33.33%) Computer Science
6 21 (33.33%) Internet of Things
7 20 (31.75%) Computer Science Degree
8 17 (26.98%) Machine Learning
9 16 (25.40%) Linux
9 16 (25.40%) Java
10 11 (17.46%) Test Automation
10 11 (17.46%) QA
11 10 (15.87%) Agile Software Development
11 10 (15.87%) Scrum
11 10 (15.87%) Mentoring
11 10 (15.87%) Prototyping
12 9 (14.29%) Software Engineering
13 8 (12.70%) TDD
13 8 (12.70%) Amazon AWS
14 7 (11.11%) Algorithms
14 7 (11.11%) Wireless
14 7 (11.11%) Unix
14 7 (11.11%) Embedded C++

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 (6.35%) Elasticsearch
2 1 (1.59%) WebLogic
Applications
1 2 (3.17%) InVision
Cloud Services
1 8 (12.70%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (4.76%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (3.17%) GitHub
4 1 (1.59%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 26 (41.27%) Wi-Fi
1 26 (41.27%) ZigBee
2 21 (33.33%) Internet
3 7 (11.11%) Wireless
4 4 (6.35%) RFID
4 4 (6.35%) TCP/IP
5 2 (3.17%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (4.76%) MySQL
2 2 (3.17%) SQL Server
3 1 (1.59%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 4 (6.35%) TeamCity
2 3 (4.76%) Git (software)
3 2 (3.17%) Jenkins
3 2 (3.17%) Robot Framework
3 2 (3.17%) Xcode
4 1 (1.59%) Gerrit
4 1 (1.59%) Vagrant
General
1 28 (44.44%) Electronics
2 3 (4.76%) Games
3 2 (3.17%) Finance
4 1 (1.59%) Advertising
4 1 (1.59%) Legal
4 1 (1.59%) Marketing
4 1 (1.59%) Retail
4 1 (1.59%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 27 (42.86%) Developer
2 12 (19.05%) Firmware Developer
3 10 (15.87%) Firmware Engineer
4 8 (12.70%) Interoperability Testing (IOT) Engineer
5 7 (11.11%) Software Engineer
6 6 (9.52%) Senior Developer
7 5 (7.94%) Design Engineer
7 5 (7.94%) Developer/Software Engineer
7 5 (7.94%) QA Engineer
7 5 (7.94%) Software Design Engineer
7 5 (7.94%) Software Developer
8 4 (6.35%) Linux Engineer
8 4 (6.35%) Research Engineer
8 4 (6.35%) Senior Firmware Developer
9 3 (4.76%) iOS Developer
9 3 (4.76%) Linux Developer
9 3 (4.76%) QA Test Engineer
9 3 (4.76%) Test Engineer
10 2 (3.17%) Machine Learning Engineer
10 2 (3.17%) Node.js Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (41.27%) JSON
1 26 (41.27%) REST
2 6 (9.52%) Django
2 6 (9.52%) XML
3 4 (6.35%) CSS
3 4 (6.35%) HTML
4 3 (4.76%) iOS SDK
4 3 (4.76%) Natural Language Processing
4 3 (4.76%) Node.js
5 2 (3.17%) .NET
5 2 (3.17%) Android SDK
5 2 (3.17%) AngularJS
5 2 (3.17%) ASP.NET
5 2 (3.17%) Cocoa
5 2 (3.17%) jQuery
5 2 (3.17%) Laravel
5 2 (3.17%) OpenCL
5 2 (3.17%) RESTful
5 2 (3.17%) Symfony
5 2 (3.17%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 21 (33.33%) Computer Science
1 21 (33.33%) Internet of Things
2 7 (11.11%) Algorithms
3 5 (7.94%) Machine to Machine
3 5 (7.94%) Robotics
4 4 (6.35%) Arduino
4 4 (6.35%) Greenfield Project
4 4 (6.35%) Raspberry Pi
5 2 (3.17%) Home Automation
5 2 (3.17%) Oculus Rift
5 2 (3.17%) Replication
5 2 (3.17%) User Experience
6 1 (1.59%) Digital Media
6 1 (1.59%) Industrial Internet of Things
6 1 (1.59%) iPhone
6 1 (1.59%) Mobile App
6 1 (1.59%) Smart Energy
6 1 (1.59%) Smart Meter
6 1 (1.59%) Smartphone
6 1 (1.59%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 16 (25.40%) Linux
2 7 (11.11%) Unix
3 6 (9.52%) Windows
4 3 (4.76%) Android
4 3 (4.76%) Apple iOS
5 1 (1.59%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (26.98%) Machine Learning
2 11 (17.46%) Test Automation
3 10 (15.87%) Agile Software Development
3 10 (15.87%) Mentoring
3 10 (15.87%) Prototyping
3 10 (15.87%) Scrum
4 9 (14.29%) Software Engineering
5 8 (12.70%) TDD
6 6 (9.52%) Artificial Intelligence
6 6 (9.52%) Computer Vision
7 5 (7.94%) Analytics
7 5 (7.94%) BDD
7 5 (7.94%) Data Analytics
7 5 (7.94%) Deep Learning
8 4 (6.35%) Multithreading
8 4 (6.35%) MVC
8 4 (6.35%) OO
8 4 (6.35%) Statistical Analysis
9 2 (3.17%) Continuous Integration
9 2 (3.17%) Usability Testing
Programming Languages
1 43 (68.25%) C++
2 35 (55.56%) C
3 28 (44.44%) Python
4 16 (25.40%) Java
5 7 (11.11%) Embedded C++
6 6 (9.52%) JavaScript
7 5 (7.94%) Bash Shell
7 5 (7.94%) C#
8 3 (4.76%) Embedded C
8 3 (4.76%) Objective-C
9 2 (3.17%) PHP
9 2 (3.17%) VB.NET
10 1 (1.59%) Apple Swift
10 1 (1.59%) Clojure
10 1 (1.59%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 35 (55.56%) Degree
2 20 (31.75%) Computer Science Degree
3 5 (7.94%) Master's Degree
3 5 (7.94%) PhD
4 4 (6.35%) Postgraduate
5 1 (1.59%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (17.46%) QA
2 2 (3.17%) ISO 14001
2 2 (3.17%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 22 (34.92%) Firmware
2 1 (1.59%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 1 (1.59%) Grafana
1 1 (1.59%) Packer
1 1 (1.59%) Puppet
1 1 (1.59%) Terraform
Vendors
1 4 (6.35%) Sigfox
2 3 (4.76%) Xamarin
3 2 (3.17%) Bloomberg
3 2 (3.17%) Zend
4 1 (1.59%) Apple
4 1 (1.59%) Google