The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Smart Meter in IT jobs advertised for the Berkshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Smart Meter over the 3 months to 1 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Smart Metering
Rank 219 221 218
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -3
Permanent jobs citing Smart Meter 7 12 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.12% 0.21% 0.091%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.34% 0.61% 0.25%
Number of salaries quoted 2 8 5
Average salary £70,000 £57,500 £43,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+21.73% +33.72%
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £55,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year
-22.72% +10.00%
Smart Meter
South East

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

Miscellaneous Category
Berkshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
2069 1968 2030
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 35.36% 34.53% 37.01%
Number of salaries quoted 1296 1472 1644
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £60,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%

Smart Meter
Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Smart Meter across the Berkshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Miscellaneous category.

Smart Meter Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

Smart Meter
Salary Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Smart Meter across the Berkshire region.

Smart Meter Salary Trend in Berkshire

Smart Meter
Job Locations in Berkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Smart Meter within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 1 October 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Slough - 5 - - 1
Smart Meter
South East

Smart Meter
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 1 October 2014, IT jobs across the Berkshire region citing Smart Meter also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Smart Meter.

1 6 (20.00%) Degree
2 5 (16.67%) SQL
2 5 (16.67%) ITIL
2 5 (16.67%) UNIX
2 5 (16.67%) Linux
3 4 (13.33%) RDBMS
3 4 (13.33%) MySQL
3 4 (13.33%) Oracle
3 4 (13.33%) Service Management
3 4 (13.33%) IPv6
3 4 (13.33%) ITIL Certification
3 4 (13.33%) Oracle Database
3 4 (13.33%) Oracle Exadata
3 4 (13.33%) Relational Database
4 3 (10.00%) HP Quality Center
4 3 (10.00%) HP
4 3 (10.00%) Cisco Certification
4 3 (10.00%) Project Management
4 3 (10.00%) UMTS
5 2 (6.67%) GPRS
5 2 (6.67%) GSM
5 2 (6.67%) HTTP
5 2 (6.67%) DNS
5 2 (6.67%) Java
5 2 (6.67%) Electronics
5 2 (6.67%) Telecoms
5 2 (6.67%) PRINCE2
5 2 (6.67%) ISEB
5 2 (6.67%) 3G
5 2 (6.67%) CCNP

Smart Meter
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 1 October 2014, IT jobs across the Berkshire region citing Smart Meter also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Smart Meter. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (3.33%) WebLogic
Communications & Networking
1 4 (13.33%) IPv6
2 3 (10.00%) UMTS
3 2 (6.67%) GPRS
3 2 (6.67%) GSM
3 2 (6.67%) HTTP
3 2 (6.67%) DNS
3 2 (6.67%) 3G
3 2 (6.67%) 4G
4 1 (3.33%) Wireshark
4 1 (3.33%) GGSN
4 1 (3.33%) SGSN
4 1 (3.33%) ZigBee
4 1 (3.33%) Network Security
4 1 (3.33%) HSPA
4 1 (3.33%) LTE
4 1 (3.33%) Internet
4 1 (3.33%) 802.15
4 1 (3.33%) BGP
4 1 (3.33%) 2G
4 1 (3.33%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (13.33%) RDBMS
1 4 (13.33%) MySQL
1 4 (13.33%) Oracle Database
1 4 (13.33%) Oracle Exadata
1 4 (13.33%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (3.33%) MSBuild
1 1 (3.33%) Jenkins
1 1 (3.33%) JProfiler
1 1 (3.33%) Hudson
1 1 (3.33%) TeamCity
1 1 (3.33%) LoadRunner
1 1 (3.33%) Introscope
1 1 (3.33%) Toad
General
1 2 (6.67%) Electronics
1 2 (6.67%) Telecoms
2 1 (3.33%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 17 (56.67%) Analyst
2 14 (46.67%) Business Analyst
3 4 (13.33%) DBA
3 4 (13.33%) Support Engineer
4 3 (10.00%) Test Analyst
5 2 (6.67%) Senior Analyst
5 2 (6.67%) Test Engineer
5 2 (6.67%) Hardware Engineer
5 2 (6.67%) Product Manager
5 2 (6.67%) Senior Business Analyst
6 1 (3.33%) Hardware Test Engineer
6 1 (3.33%) Hardware Technician
6 1 (3.33%) Non-Functional Test Analyst
6 1 (3.33%) Designer
6 1 (3.33%) Senior Hardware Engineer
6 1 (3.33%) Test Consultant
6 1 (3.33%) Electronics Engineer
6 1 (3.33%) Electronics Technician
6 1 (3.33%) Consultant
6 1 (3.33%) Development Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.33%) Middleware
1 1 (3.33%) WML
1 1 (3.33%) .NET
1 1 (3.33%) JDBC
1 1 (3.33%) XML
1 1 (3.33%) ODBC
1 1 (3.33%) WAP
Miscellaneous
1 1 (3.33%) Machine to Machine
1 1 (3.33%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 5 (16.67%) UNIX
1 5 (16.67%) Linux
2 1 (3.33%) Windows
2 1 (3.33%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (16.67%) ITIL
2 4 (13.33%) Service Management
3 3 (10.00%) Project Management
4 2 (6.67%) PRINCE2
4 2 (6.67%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (3.33%) Deep Packet Inspection
5 1 (3.33%) ITIL V3
5 1 (3.33%) Continuous Improvement
5 1 (3.33%) Build Automation
5 1 (3.33%) Business Analysis
5 1 (3.33%) Supplier Management
5 1 (3.33%) Software Testing
5 1 (3.33%) Network Architecture
5 1 (3.33%) Waterfall
5 1 (3.33%) Matrix Management
5 1 (3.33%) Security Testing
5 1 (3.33%) Test Scripting
5 1 (3.33%) Continuous Integration
5 1 (3.33%) BPMN
5 1 (3.33%) V-Model
Programming Languages
1 5 (16.67%) SQL
2 2 (6.67%) Java
3 1 (3.33%) Shell Script
3 1 (3.33%) Perl
3 1 (3.33%) C#
3 1 (3.33%) C++
3 1 (3.33%) VB
Qualifications
1 6 (20.00%) Degree
2 4 (13.33%) ITIL Certification
3 3 (10.00%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (6.67%) ISEB
4 2 (6.67%) CCNP
4 2 (6.67%) CCNA
5 1 (3.33%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 1 (3.33%) HND
5 1 (3.33%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.33%) QA
System Software
1 1 (3.33%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 3 (10.00%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (3.33%) nmon
Vendors
1 4 (13.33%) Oracle
2 3 (10.00%) HP
3 1 (3.33%) F5
3 1 (3.33%) EMC
3 1 (3.33%) Cisco
Slough
Telefonica
Salary: £80000 - £90000 per annum + car, pension and bonus
Posted: 9 days ago