Period
to 25 September 2021

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Wearables in permanent job vacancies. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Wearables over the 6 months to 25 September 2021 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Wearable technology
UK
6 months to
25 Sep 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 780 675 1021
Rank change year-on-year -105 +346 +30
Permanent jobs citing Wearables 251 14 78
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.21% 0.029% 0.055%
As % of the General category 0.35% 0.055% 0.099%
Number of salaries quoted 67 8 37
10th Percentile £38,750 £33,500 £34,500
25th Percentile £52,125 £48,125 £38,750
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £70,000 £55,000 £50,000
Median % change year-on-year +27.27% +10.00% -20.00%
75th Percentile " £68,125 £65,000
90th Percentile £75,500 £73,750 £81,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £55,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year -9.09% +22.22% -10.00%

Wearables is in the General Skills category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies with a requirement for common skills.

All General Skills
UK
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for common skills 71,101 25,243 78,488
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 58.24% 51.66% 55.76%
Number of salaries quoted 43,723 20,136 59,716
10th Percentile £31,250 £32,500 £28,500
25th Percentile £41,500 £42,000 £37,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £57,500 £57,500 £52,500
Median % change year-on-year - +9.52% +5.00%
75th Percentile £77,500 £77,500 £72,500
90th Percentile £95,000 £97,500 £90,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year - +5.56% -

Wearables
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing Wearables as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for Wearables in the UK

Wearables
Salary Trend

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Wearables.

Salary trend for Wearables in the UK

Wearables
Salary Histogram

Salary distribution for jobs citing Wearables over the 6 months to 25 September 2021.

Salary histogram for Wearables in the UK

Wearables
Top 11 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Wearables within the UK over the 6 months to 25 September 2021. 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 -111 201 £70,000 +27.27% 13
UK excluding London -111 137 £50,000 -9.09% 10
London -156 74 £70,000 - 4
South West - 66 £42,500 - 3
Work from Home -239 55 £70,000 - 3
South East -126 41 £65,000 - 1
Scotland -84 13 £40,000 -27.27% 1
East of England - 10 £42,500 - 3
North of England -109 7 £37,500 -31.82% 1
Yorkshire -92 4 - -
North West - 3 £37,500 - 1

For the 6 months to 25 September 2021, IT jobs citing Wearables 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 Wearables.

1 120 (47.81%) Software Engineering
2 104 (41.43%) Degree
3 95 (37.85%) Python
4 87 (34.66%) Mentoring
5 81 (32.27%) JavaScript
6 78 (31.08%) Social Skills
7 77 (30.68%) AWS
8 67 (26.69%) Smartphone
9 63 (25.10%) C++
10 61 (24.30%) Agile Software Development
11 60 (23.90%) Inclusion and Diversity
11 60 (23.90%) React
12 52 (20.72%) Computer Science
13 49 (19.52%) Java
13 49 (19.52%) Front End Development
14 46 (18.33%) Azure
14 46 (18.33%) Signal Processing
15 44 (17.53%) MATLAB
16 41 (16.33%) Machine Learning
17 40 (15.94%) Master's Degree
18 39 (15.54%) DevOps
18 39 (15.54%) Test Automation
18 39 (15.54%) Project Management
19 38 (15.14%) Algorithms
20 35 (13.94%) React Native
20 35 (13.94%) TDD
21 34 (13.55%) C#
21 34 (13.55%) SOAP
21 34 (13.55%) Mathematics
21 34 (13.55%) REST

Wearables
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 14 (5.58%) LiveCycle
1 14 (5.58%) Mule
2 1 (0.40%) Adobe Experience Manager
2 1 (0.40%) CMS
2 1 (0.40%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 9 (3.59%) Chatbot
2 1 (0.40%) Acrobat
2 1 (0.40%) InDesign
2 1 (0.40%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 5 (1.99%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 77 (30.68%) AWS
2 46 (18.33%) Azure
3 30 (11.95%) Serverless
4 24 (9.56%) AWS CloudFormation
5 22 (8.76%) Amazon Cognito
5 22 (8.76%) Amazon S3
5 22 (8.76%) npm
6 21 (8.37%) GCP
7 15 (5.98%) Amazon EC2
7 15 (5.98%) PaaS
7 15 (5.98%) Power Platform
7 15 (5.98%) SaaS
8 14 (5.58%) AWS Lambda
9 10 (3.98%) Amazon ECS
9 10 (3.98%) AWS Fargate
10 9 (3.59%) Azure Cosmos DB
11 8 (3.19%) Azure Event Grid
11 8 (3.19%) Azure Functions
11 8 (3.19%) Azure Service Bus
11 8 (3.19%) Azure Service Fabric
Communications & Networking
1 17 (6.77%) PPP
2 5 (1.99%) Internet
3 3 (1.20%) Bluetooth
4 1 (0.40%) HTTP
4 1 (0.40%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (8.76%) Data Lake
2 20 (7.97%) MongoDB
3 18 (7.17%) MySQL
4 15 (5.98%) Power BI
4 15 (5.98%) SQL Server
5 14 (5.58%) Blockchain
5 14 (5.58%) Relational Database
6 10 (3.98%) Electronic Patient Records
7 8 (3.19%) NoSQL
8 7 (2.79%) Amazon DynamoDB
8 7 (2.79%) Amazon RDS
8 7 (2.79%) Data Warehouse
9 1 (0.40%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 30 (11.95%) Git (software)
1 30 (11.95%) webpack
2 29 (11.55%) JIRA
3 23 (9.16%) Babel
4 19 (7.57%) GitLab
4 19 (7.57%) Jenkins
5 17 (6.77%) Mocha
6 8 (3.19%) PostCSS
7 7 (2.79%) Storybook
8 6 (2.39%) Appium
9 3 (1.20%) Android Studio
9 3 (1.20%) Cypress.io
9 3 (1.20%) Selenium
9 3 (1.20%) Subversion
9 3 (1.20%) Visual Studio
9 3 (1.20%) Xcode
General
1 78 (31.08%) Social Skills
2 60 (23.90%) Inclusion and Diversity
3 28 (11.16%) Retail
4 24 (9.56%) Analytical Skills
5 23 (9.16%) Presentation Skills
6 21 (8.37%) Pharmaceutical
7 19 (7.57%) Finance
8 13 (5.18%) Games
9 6 (2.39%) Manufacturing
10 4 (1.59%) Public Sector
11 3 (1.20%) Electronics
11 3 (1.20%) Publishing
12 2 (0.80%) Marketing
13 1 (0.40%) Automotive
13 1 (0.40%) Documentation Skills
Job Titles
1 109 (43.43%) Developer
2 33 (13.15%) Software Developer
3 31 (12.35%) React Developer
4 28 (11.16%) Software Engineer
5 22 (8.76%) Backend Developer
5 22 (8.76%) JavaScript Developer
6 18 (7.17%) Senior Software Engineer
7 17 (6.77%) Architect
7 17 (6.77%) C++ Developer
7 17 (6.77%) C++ Software Developer
7 17 (6.77%) DevOps Engineer
7 17 (6.77%) Senior DevOps
7 17 (6.77%) Senior DevOps Engineer
8 15 (5.98%) C++ Software Engineer
9 14 (5.58%) Consultant
9 14 (5.58%) Senior C++ Software Engineer
9 14 (5.58%) Software Consultant
10 13 (5.18%) Senior Developer
11 11 (4.38%) IoT Developer
12 10 (3.98%) Associate Director
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 60 (23.90%) React
2 35 (13.94%) React Native
3 34 (13.55%) REST
3 34 (13.55%) SOAP
4 31 (12.35%) .NET
5 28 (11.16%) Node.js
6 24 (9.56%) Express
7 23 (9.16%) AngularJS
8 20 (7.97%) NumPy
8 20 (7.97%) Pandas
8 20 (7.97%) Web Services
9 19 (7.57%) RESTful
10 17 (6.77%) Chai
10 17 (6.77%) Elastic Stack
10 17 (6.77%) RabbitMQ
10 17 (6.77%) WSDL
10 17 (6.77%) XML
10 17 (6.77%) XSD
11 15 (5.98%) GraphQL
11 15 (5.98%) Vue.js
Miscellaneous
1 67 (26.69%) Smartphone
2 38 (15.14%) Algorithms
3 32 (12.75%) Mobile App
4 29 (11.55%) User Experience
5 22 (8.76%) Greenfield Project
6 17 (6.77%) Management Information System
7 15 (5.98%) 3D Graphics
8 13 (5.18%) Life Science
8 13 (5.18%) mHealth
9 10 (3.98%) Cloud Native
10 5 (1.99%) Smartcard
11 4 (1.59%) Data Structures
12 2 (0.80%) Handset
12 2 (0.80%) Robotics
13 1 (0.40%) Digital Signage
13 1 (0.40%) Infotainment
13 1 (0.40%) Mobile Payment
13 1 (0.40%) NHS
13 1 (0.40%) Self-Motivation
13 1 (0.40%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 31 (12.35%) Android
2 30 (11.95%) Apple iOS
3 19 (7.57%) Linux
4 18 (7.17%) Windows
5 4 (1.59%) watchOS
6 1 (0.40%) FreeRTOS
6 1 (0.40%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 120 (47.81%) Software Engineering
2 87 (34.66%) Mentoring
3 61 (24.30%) Agile Software Development
4 52 (20.72%) Computer Science
5 49 (19.52%) Front End Development
6 46 (18.33%) Signal Processing
7 41 (16.33%) Machine Learning
8 39 (15.54%) DevOps
8 39 (15.54%) Project Management
8 39 (15.54%) Test Automation
9 35 (13.94%) TDD
10 34 (13.55%) Mathematics
10 34 (13.55%) Problem-Solving
11 32 (12.75%) OO
12 31 (12.35%) Continuous Integration
13 29 (11.55%) Translating Business Requirements
14 26 (10.36%) Kalman Filter
14 26 (10.36%) Technical Leadership
15 24 (9.56%) Artificial Intelligence
16 23 (9.16%) Coaching
Programming Languages
1 95 (37.85%) Python
2 81 (32.27%) JavaScript
3 63 (25.10%) C++
4 49 (19.52%) Java
5 44 (17.53%) MATLAB
6 34 (13.55%) C#
7 29 (11.55%) SQL
8 27 (10.76%) ES6
9 23 (9.16%) PHP
10 22 (8.76%) TypeScript
11 17 (6.77%) VB.NET
12 15 (5.98%) ES7
13 10 (3.98%) Go
14 5 (1.99%) C
15 4 (1.59%) Apple Swift
16 3 (1.20%) Bash Shell
16 3 (1.20%) PowerShell
16 3 (1.20%) R
17 1 (0.40%) Embedded C
17 1 (0.40%) Embedded C++
Qualifications
1 104 (41.43%) Degree
2 40 (15.94%) Master's Degree
3 16 (6.37%) Computer Science Degree
4 4 (1.59%) Security Cleared
5 3 (1.20%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (3.19%) Accessibility
2 3 (1.20%) QA
System Software
1 15 (5.98%) Firmware
2 7 (2.79%) Docker
3 1 (0.40%) Hyper-V
3 1 (0.40%) Virtual Desktop
3 1 (0.40%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 17 (6.77%) Ansible
1 17 (6.77%) Opscode Chef
1 17 (6.77%) Puppet
1 17 (6.77%) Terraform
2 1 (0.40%) Jamf Pro
2 1 (0.40%) SCCM
Vendors
1 25 (9.96%) Google
2 17 (6.77%) ANSYS
2 17 (6.77%) Bloomberg
3 15 (5.98%) Adobe
4 14 (5.58%) Oracle
4 14 (5.58%) Talend
5 13 (5.18%) Facebook
5 13 (5.18%) YouTube
6 8 (3.19%) Apple
6 8 (3.19%) Databricks
7 3 (1.20%) TOWER Software
8 2 (0.80%) Microsoft
8 2 (0.80%) Xamarin
9 1 (0.40%) Citrix
9 1 (0.40%) IBM
9 1 (0.40%) Spotify
9 1 (0.40%) VMware