Period
to 19 June 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 19 June 2018 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Smart Home (Connected Home)
UK
6 months to
19 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 1109 1049 1215
Rank change year-on-year -60 +166 +80
Permanent jobs citing Smart Home 62 128 54
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.036% 0.074% 0.027%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.083% 0.17% 0.062%
Number of salaries quoted 43 67 25
UK median annual salary £42,500 £52,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -19.05% +40.00% -12.79%
10th Percentile £33,000 £32,750 £31,250
90th Percentile £74,500 £96,000 £66,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £45,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year -5.56% -5.26% -12.04%

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 74,550 73,761 87,141
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 43.31% 42.86% 43.64%
Number of salaries quoted 58,043 58,731 70,653
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £48,570
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% -2.20% +5.59%
10th Percentile £27,750 £27,250 £27,000
90th Percentile £85,000 £80,000 £78,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £41,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +8.43% -2.35% +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 19 June 2018.

Salary histogram for Smart Home in the UK

Smart Home
Top 12 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 19 June 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 -69 59 £42,500 -19.05% 22
UK excluding London -33 34 £42,500 -5.56% 15
London -34 26 £60,000 -4.00% 7
South West -7 12 £40,000 -11.11% 2
East of England +4 9 £42,500 +41.67% 4
South East -10 6 £48,750 +8.33% 6
North of England - 5 £40,000 - 1
North East - 3 £40,000 -
Yorkshire - 2 £44,500 - 1
Midlands -2 1 £40,000 -17.95% 2
East Midlands -6 1 £40,000 -
Scotland - 1 - -

For the 6 months to 19 June 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 25 (40.32%) Software Engineering
2 20 (32.26%) Java
3 18 (29.03%) Python
3 18 (29.03%) Electronics
3 18 (29.03%) Agile Software Development
4 15 (24.19%) Internet
5 14 (22.58%) Firmware
6 12 (19.35%) Scrum
6 12 (19.35%) Energy Management
7 11 (17.74%) TeamCity
7 11 (17.74%) Amazon AWS
7 11 (17.74%) Embedded Systems
8 10 (16.13%) Jenkins
8 10 (16.13%) BDD
8 10 (16.13%) Manufacturing
8 10 (16.13%) OO
8 10 (16.13%) C++
9 9 (14.52%) C
9 9 (14.52%) JavaScript
9 9 (14.52%) Web Services
9 9 (14.52%) System Testing
10 8 (12.90%) Degree
10 8 (12.90%) C#
10 8 (12.90%) OOP
10 8 (12.90%) Android
11 7 (11.29%) Android Development
11 7 (11.29%) Advertising
12 6 (9.68%) JIRA
12 6 (9.68%) Linux
12 6 (9.68%) DevOps

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 (8.06%) Confluence
2 3 (4.84%) Elasticsearch
3 1 (1.61%) Amazon Alexa
Applications
1 1 (1.61%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (1.61%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 11 (17.74%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (9.68%) Serverless
3 5 (8.06%) Microsoft Azure
4 3 (4.84%) Amazon EC2
4 3 (4.84%) Amazon S3
4 3 (4.84%) AWS CloudFormation
4 3 (4.84%) AWS Lambda
4 3 (4.84%) GitHub
5 2 (3.23%) Amazon SQS
5 2 (3.23%) Slack
6 1 (1.61%) Dialogflow
6 1 (1.61%) SaaS
6 1 (1.61%) Wit.ai
Communications & Networking
1 15 (24.19%) Internet
2 5 (8.06%) Wireless
3 4 (6.45%) Bluetooth
3 4 (6.45%) RS-232
3 4 (6.45%) Wi-Fi
3 4 (6.45%) ZigBee
4 2 (3.23%) TCP/IP
5 1 (1.61%) 5G
5 1 (1.61%) 802.15
5 1 (1.61%) Ethernet
5 1 (1.61%) Firewall
5 1 (1.61%) IP Telephony
5 1 (1.61%) ISDN
5 1 (1.61%) MPLS
5 1 (1.61%) MQTT
5 1 (1.61%) RS-485
5 1 (1.61%) Skype
5 1 (1.61%) VLAN
5 1 (1.61%) VoIP
5 1 (1.61%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (3.23%) Amazon RDS
1 2 (3.23%) Relational Database
1 2 (3.23%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.61%) Amazon DynamoDB
2 1 (1.61%) MongoDB
2 1 (1.61%) MySQL
2 1 (1.61%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 11 (17.74%) TeamCity
2 10 (16.13%) Jenkins
3 6 (9.68%) Git (software)
3 6 (9.68%) JIRA
4 3 (4.84%) CocoaPods
5 2 (3.23%) Bitbucket
5 2 (3.23%) IntelliJ
5 2 (3.23%) Maven
6 1 (1.61%) GitLab
General
1 18 (29.03%) Electronics
2 10 (16.13%) Manufacturing
3 7 (11.29%) Advertising
4 3 (4.84%) Games
5 2 (3.23%) Finance
6 1 (1.61%) Banking
6 1 (1.61%) Investment Banking
6 1 (1.61%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 15 (24.19%) Developer
2 9 (14.52%) Software Engineer
2 9 (14.52%) Software Test Engineer
2 9 (14.52%) Test Engineer
3 5 (8.06%) AWS Developer
3 5 (8.06%) C# Developer
3 5 (8.06%) Java Developer
4 4 (6.45%) Embedded Engineer
4 4 (6.45%) Junior
4 4 (6.45%) Programmer
5 3 (4.84%) Architect
5 3 (4.84%) AWS Engineer
5 3 (4.84%) Elasticsearch Engineer
5 3 (4.84%) Interoperability Testing (IOT) Engineer
5 3 (4.84%) Java Software Engineer
5 3 (4.84%) Junior Software Engineer
5 3 (4.84%) Product Manager
5 3 (4.84%) Senior Software Engineer
5 3 (4.84%) Server Engineer
5 3 (4.84%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (14.52%) Web Services
2 5 (8.06%) Node.js
2 5 (8.06%) RESTful
3 3 (4.84%) .NET
3 3 (4.84%) Elastic Stack
4 2 (3.23%) CSS
4 2 (3.23%) HTML
4 2 (3.23%) JSON
4 2 (3.23%) Lambda Expressions
4 2 (3.23%) Preactjs
4 2 (3.23%) React
4 2 (3.23%) React Native
4 2 (3.23%) REST
4 2 (3.23%) Spring
4 2 (3.23%) Spring Boot
4 2 (3.23%) WebRTC
5 1 (1.61%) 802.1X
5 1 (1.61%) Flask
5 1 (1.61%) Sass
5 1 (1.61%) Semantic HTML
Miscellaneous
1 11 (17.74%) Embedded Systems
2 6 (9.68%) Internet of Things
3 4 (6.45%) Smart Meter
3 4 (6.45%) User Experience
4 3 (4.84%) Device Driver
5 2 (3.23%) Algorithms
5 2 (3.23%) Augmented Reality
5 2 (3.23%) Computer Science
5 2 (3.23%) Home Automation
5 2 (3.23%) Media Streaming
5 2 (3.23%) Smart Energy
6 1 (1.61%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (1.61%) Client/Server
6 1 (1.61%) CMDB
6 1 (1.61%) CUDA
6 1 (1.61%) Driving Licence
6 1 (1.61%) Greenfield Project
6 1 (1.61%) Life Science
6 1 (1.61%) NHS
6 1 (1.61%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 8 (12.90%) Android
2 6 (9.68%) Apple iOS
2 6 (9.68%) Linux
3 2 (3.23%) Unix
3 2 (3.23%) Windows
4 1 (1.61%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (40.32%) Software Engineering
2 18 (29.03%) Agile Software Development
3 12 (19.35%) Energy Management
3 12 (19.35%) Scrum
4 10 (16.13%) BDD
4 10 (16.13%) OO
5 9 (14.52%) System Testing
6 8 (12.90%) OOP
7 7 (11.29%) Android Development
8 6 (9.68%) DevOps
8 6 (9.68%) Machine Learning
9 5 (8.06%) Artificial Intelligence
9 5 (8.06%) MVC
10 4 (6.45%) Microservices
10 4 (6.45%) Mobile Development
10 4 (6.45%) Problem-Solving
10 4 (6.45%) Web Development
11 3 (4.84%) Continuous Improvement
11 3 (4.84%) Data Science
11 3 (4.84%) iOS Development
Programming Languages
1 20 (32.26%) Java
2 18 (29.03%) Python
3 10 (16.13%) C++
4 9 (14.52%) C
4 9 (14.52%) JavaScript
5 8 (12.90%) C#
6 5 (8.06%) Embedded C
7 4 (6.45%) PHP
8 3 (4.84%) Apple Swift
8 3 (4.84%) Embedded C++
8 3 (4.84%) Haskell
8 3 (4.84%) Objective-C
9 2 (3.23%) Scala
9 2 (3.23%) SQL
10 1 (1.61%) Bash Shell
10 1 (1.61%) Erlang
10 1 (1.61%) F#
10 1 (1.61%) Lisp
10 1 (1.61%) OCaml
10 1 (1.61%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 8 (12.90%) Degree
2 2 (3.23%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.23%) QA
System Software
1 14 (22.58%) Firmware
2 3 (4.84%) Docker
3 1 (1.61%) Active Directory
3 1 (1.61%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 3 (4.84%) Terraform
2 2 (3.23%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 4 (6.45%) Google
2 3 (4.84%) Atlassian
3 2 (3.23%) Apple
3 2 (3.23%) Cognizant
3 2 (3.23%) Microsoft
4 1 (1.61%) VMware