Period
to 20 November 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 20 November 2018 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Smart Home (Connected Home)
UK
6 months to
20 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 1058 1139 1143
Rank change year-on-year +81 +4 +145
Permanent jobs citing Smart Home 83 67 92
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.051% 0.037% 0.049%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.11% 0.084% 0.12%
Number of salaries quoted 48 60 53
UK median annual salary £49,740 £45,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.53% -14.29% -2.33%
10th Percentile £31,250 £33,750 £31,250
90th Percentile £68,625 £72,500 £70,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year - -14.29% -4.55%

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 72,174 79,780 79,061
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 44.24% 44.34% 42.27%
Number of salaries quoted 56,055 60,242 64,939
UK median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% - +5.26%
10th Percentile £28,500 £27,500 £27,250
90th Percentile £86,250 £81,250 £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 20 November 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 20 November 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 +61 80 £50,000 +11.11% 41
UK excluding London +73 46 £45,000 - 19
London +65 35 £51,000 -15.00% 22
South West +20 25 £32,500 -27.78% 1
East of England +26 8 £47,500 - 8
North of England +23 7 £52,500 - 8
North West +16 5 £65,000 - 5
South East +9 5 £60,000 +33.33% 2
Yorkshire - 2 £44,500 - 3
Scotland - 1 £49,480 -

For the 6 months to 20 November 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 40 (48.19%) Agile Software Development
2 24 (28.92%) User Experience
3 21 (25.30%) Critical Thinking
4 18 (21.69%) Smart Meter
4 18 (21.69%) Internet
4 18 (21.69%) Electronics
5 14 (16.87%) User-Centered Design (UCD)
5 14 (16.87%) Internet of Things
6 11 (13.25%) Apple iOS
6 11 (13.25%) Software Engineering
6 11 (13.25%) Scrum
6 11 (13.25%) Firmware
7 10 (12.05%) Python
7 10 (12.05%) Wireless
7 10 (12.05%) Retail
7 10 (12.05%) Degree
7 10 (12.05%) Android
7 10 (12.05%) Mobile App
8 9 (10.84%) Renewable Energy
8 9 (10.84%) C++
8 9 (10.84%) JavaScript
9 8 (9.64%) Linux
9 8 (9.64%) Finance
9 8 (9.64%) DevOps
9 8 (9.64%) Open Source
10 7 (8.43%) REST
10 7 (8.43%) Analytics
10 7 (8.43%) Energy Management
10 7 (8.43%) Google
10 7 (8.43%) Marketing

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 (2.41%) Elasticsearch
1 2 (2.41%) Jupyter
Applications
1 3 (3.61%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (1.20%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 7 (8.43%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (6.02%) Serverless
3 4 (4.82%) Google Cloud Platform
4 2 (2.41%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 18 (21.69%) Internet
2 10 (12.05%) Wireless
3 7 (8.43%) Bluetooth
3 7 (8.43%) TCP/IP
3 7 (8.43%) Wi-Fi
3 7 (8.43%) ZigBee
4 4 (4.82%) HbbTV
5 2 (2.41%) 5G
6 1 (1.20%) 802.15
6 1 (1.20%) Ethernet
6 1 (1.20%) RS-232
6 1 (1.20%) RS-485
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (6.02%) NoSQL
2 4 (4.82%) Big Data
3 2 (2.41%) Amazon DynamoDB
4 1 (1.20%) InfluxDB
4 1 (1.20%) MongoDB
4 1 (1.20%) Relational Database
4 1 (1.20%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 5 (6.02%) JIRA
2 4 (4.82%) Git (software)
3 2 (2.41%) Jenkins
3 2 (2.41%) TeamCity
4 1 (1.20%) gulp
4 1 (1.20%) webpack
4 1 (1.20%) Xcode
General
1 18 (21.69%) Electronics
2 10 (12.05%) Retail
3 8 (9.64%) Finance
4 7 (8.43%) Manufacturing
4 7 (8.43%) Marketing
5 5 (6.02%) Games
5 5 (6.02%) Multimedia
6 4 (4.82%) French Language
6 4 (4.82%) Telecoms
7 2 (2.41%) Danish Language
7 2 (2.41%) German Language
7 2 (2.41%) Italian Language
7 2 (2.41%) Mandarin Language
7 2 (2.41%) Swedish Language
8 1 (1.20%) Banking
8 1 (1.20%) Law
Job Titles
1 20 (24.10%) Designer
1 20 (24.10%) UX Designer
2 14 (16.87%) Senior Designer
2 14 (16.87%) Senior UX Designer
3 9 (10.84%) Developer
4 8 (9.64%) Product Manager
5 6 (7.23%) Junior
5 6 (7.23%) Test Engineer
6 5 (6.02%) Electronics Engineer
6 5 (6.02%) Senior Electronics Engineer
6 5 (6.02%) Software Engineer
7 4 (4.82%) Interoperability Testing (IOT) Engineer
7 4 (4.82%) Java Engineer
7 4 (4.82%) Java Software Engineer
7 4 (4.82%) Junior Java Software Engineer
7 4 (4.82%) Junior Software Engineer
7 4 (4.82%) Project Manager
7 4 (4.82%) Test Automation Engineer
8 3 (3.61%) Software Team Leader
8 3 (3.61%) Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (8.43%) REST
2 6 (7.23%) Node.js
2 6 (7.23%) React
2 6 (7.23%) Scalaz
2 6 (7.23%) Web Services
3 5 (6.02%) JSON
4 4 (4.82%) CSS
5 3 (3.61%) Ajax
5 3 (3.61%) AngularJS
5 3 (3.61%) RequireJS
5 3 (3.61%) Sass
5 3 (3.61%) Vue.js
6 2 (2.41%) GraphQL
6 2 (2.41%) React Native
6 2 (2.41%) RESTful
6 2 (2.41%) Ruby on Rails
7 1 (1.20%) .NET
7 1 (1.20%) Apache Flex
7 1 (1.20%) ASP.NET
7 1 (1.20%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 24 (28.92%) User Experience
2 18 (21.69%) Smart Meter
3 14 (16.87%) Internet of Things
4 10 (12.05%) Mobile App
5 9 (10.84%) Renewable Energy
6 6 (7.23%) Embedded Systems
7 5 (6.02%) Analytical Skills
7 5 (6.02%) Computer Science
7 5 (6.02%) Xbox
8 4 (4.82%) Over-the-Top Content
9 3 (3.61%) Algorithms
9 3 (3.61%) Linux Command Line
9 3 (3.61%) Self-Motivation
9 3 (3.61%) Smart Energy
9 3 (3.61%) Virtual Team
10 2 (2.41%) Mobile Games
10 2 (2.41%) SCADA
11 1 (1.20%) Digital TV
11 1 (1.20%) Life Science
11 1 (1.20%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 11 (13.25%) Apple iOS
2 10 (12.05%) Android
3 8 (9.64%) Linux
4 3 (3.61%) Unix
4 3 (3.61%) Windows
5 1 (1.20%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (48.19%) Agile Software Development
2 21 (25.30%) Critical Thinking
3 14 (16.87%) User-Centered Design (UCD)
4 11 (13.25%) Scrum
4 11 (13.25%) Software Engineering
5 8 (9.64%) DevOps
5 8 (9.64%) Open Source
6 7 (8.43%) Analytics
6 7 (8.43%) Energy Management
7 6 (7.23%) Data Visualisation
7 6 (7.23%) Functional Programming
7 6 (7.23%) Guerrilla Testing
7 6 (7.23%) Information Architecture
7 6 (7.23%) Microservices
7 6 (7.23%) Product Management
7 6 (7.23%) Visualisation
7 6 (7.23%) Web Development
8 5 (6.02%) Change Management
8 5 (6.02%) Project Management
8 5 (6.02%) Service Design
Programming Languages
1 10 (12.05%) Python
2 9 (10.84%) C++
2 9 (10.84%) JavaScript
3 6 (7.23%) Java
3 6 (7.23%) Scala
4 4 (4.82%) Embedded C++
5 3 (3.61%) C
5 3 (3.61%) MATLAB
6 2 (2.41%) Bash Shell
6 2 (2.41%) C#
6 2 (2.41%) R
6 2 (2.41%) Ruby
6 2 (2.41%) SQL
7 1 (1.20%) Apple Swift
7 1 (1.20%) Embedded C
7 1 (1.20%) PHP
Qualifications
1 10 (12.05%) Degree
2 4 (4.82%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
System Software
1 11 (13.25%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 2 (2.41%) Kibana
1 2 (2.41%) Terraform
Vendors
1 7 (8.43%) Google
2 4 (4.82%) BT
3 1 (1.20%) Microsoft
3 1 (1.20%) SmartCo