The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Smart Meter in IT jobs advertised for the Bedford region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Smart Meter over the 3 months to 19 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Smart Metering
Rank - - 43
Permanent jobs citing Smart Meter 0 0 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedford - - 0.42%
As % of the Miscellaneous category - - 0.85%
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 1
Average salary - - £34,000
UK excluding London average salary £60,000 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year
+20.00% -
Smart Meter
Bedfordshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Miscellaneous category in permanent jobs advertised in the Bedford region.

Miscellaneous Category
Bedford
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
110 137 117
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedford 32.74% 34.95% 49.16%
Number of salaries quoted 106 107 112
Average salary £42,500 £45,000 £38,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.55% +18.42%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £25,000 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £54,500 £52,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%