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 23 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
23 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Smart Metering
Rank 207 217 211
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -6
Permanent jobs citing Smart Meter 14 7 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.26% 0.13% 0.020%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.77% 0.34% 0.054%
Number of salaries quoted 14 6 1
Average salary £65,000 £50,000 £21,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+30.00% +132.55%
UK excluding London average salary £60,000 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year
+20.00% -
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
1810 2041 1851
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 33.11% 37.28% 36.10%
Number of salaries quoted 1242 1441 1522
Average salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £28,750 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £62,500 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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
Salary Histogram in Berkshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Smart Meter across the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 23 January 2015.

Smart Meter Salary Histogram 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 23 January 2015. 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
Reading +13 11 £60,000 +9.09% 1
Newbury - 7 £60,000 -
Bracknell - 2 £75,000 -
Slough - 1 £65,000 -
Smart Meter
South East

Smart Meter
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 23 January 2015, 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 9 (42.86%) Linux
1 9 (42.86%) Finance
2 7 (33.33%) Firmware
2 7 (33.33%) SQL
2 7 (33.33%) ITIL
2 7 (33.33%) RDBMS
2 7 (33.33%) Relational Database
3 6 (28.57%) Project Management
3 6 (28.57%) UNIX
3 6 (28.57%) MySQL
3 6 (28.57%) Oracle
4 5 (23.81%) Telecoms
5 4 (19.05%) Oracle Database
5 4 (19.05%) Oracle Exadata
5 4 (19.05%) ITIL Certification
5 4 (19.05%) Service Management
5 4 (19.05%) Programme Management
5 4 (19.05%) Degree
6 3 (14.29%) Software Testing
6 3 (14.29%) ActiveMQ
6 3 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
6 3 (14.29%) PostgreSQL
6 3 (14.29%) VMware
6 3 (14.29%) Change Management
6 3 (14.29%) Wireless
6 3 (14.29%) Electronics
6 3 (14.29%) Perl
6 3 (14.29%) Bash Shell
6 3 (14.29%) Waterfall
6 3 (14.29%) Network Management

Smart Meter
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 23 January 2015, 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 2 (9.52%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (9.52%) MS Project
1 2 (9.52%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 3 (14.29%) Wireless
1 3 (14.29%) Radio Access Network
2 2 (9.52%) Firewall
2 2 (9.52%) ZigBee
2 2 (9.52%) TCP/IP
3 1 (4.76%) DNS
3 1 (4.76%) IPv6
3 1 (4.76%) 802.15
3 1 (4.76%) Wireshark
3 1 (4.76%) GPRS
3 1 (4.76%) 3GPP
3 1 (4.76%) UMTS
3 1 (4.76%) HSPA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (33.33%) RDBMS
1 7 (33.33%) Relational Database
2 6 (28.57%) MySQL
3 4 (19.05%) Oracle Exadata
3 4 (19.05%) Oracle Database
4 3 (14.29%) PostgreSQL
5 2 (9.52%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (9.52%) LabVIEW
2 1 (4.76%) Eclipse
General
1 9 (42.86%) Finance
2 5 (23.81%) Telecoms
3 3 (14.29%) Electronics
4 2 (9.52%) Retail
5 1 (4.76%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 4 (19.05%) Project Manager
1 4 (19.05%) Consultant
1 4 (19.05%) DBA
1 4 (19.05%) Support Engineer
2 3 (14.29%) Systems Engineer
2 3 (14.29%) Test Engineer
3 2 (9.52%) Product Manager
3 2 (9.52%) Risk Consultant
3 2 (9.52%) Cyber Security Consultant
3 2 (9.52%) Security Consultant
3 2 (9.52%) Technical Consultant
4 1 (4.76%) Analyst
4 1 (4.76%) Test Analyst
4 1 (4.76%) Integration Consultant
4 1 (4.76%) Systems Integrator
4 1 (4.76%) Integration Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (14.29%) ActiveMQ
2 2 (9.52%) XML
3 1 (4.76%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 2 (9.52%) SCADA
1 2 (9.52%) Computer Science
1 2 (9.52%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 9 (42.86%) Linux
2 6 (28.57%) UNIX
3 2 (9.52%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (33.33%) ITIL
2 6 (28.57%) Project Management
3 4 (19.05%) Service Management
3 4 (19.05%) Programme Management
4 3 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (14.29%) Change Management
4 3 (14.29%) Software Testing
4 3 (14.29%) Waterfall
4 3 (14.29%) Network Management
5 2 (9.52%) Cyber Security
5 2 (9.52%) Identity Management
5 2 (9.52%) Validation
5 2 (9.52%) Automated Testing
5 2 (9.52%) Cost-Benefit Analysis
6 1 (4.76%) User Acceptance Testing
6 1 (4.76%) Security Testing
6 1 (4.76%) Test Scripting
6 1 (4.76%) V-Model
Programming Languages
1 7 (33.33%) SQL
2 3 (14.29%) Bash Shell
2 3 (14.29%) Perl
3 2 (9.52%) C#
3 2 (9.52%) Java
4 1 (4.76%) C
4 1 (4.76%) Python
Qualifications
1 4 (19.05%) ITIL Certification
1 4 (19.05%) Degree
2 2 (9.52%) CRISC
2 2 (9.52%) CISSP
2 2 (9.52%) CISA
2 2 (9.52%) CISM
2 2 (9.52%) GIAC
3 1 (4.76%) HNC
System Software
1 7 (33.33%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 1 (4.76%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 6 (28.57%) Oracle
2 3 (14.29%) VMware
3 1 (4.76%) Microsoft
3 1 (4.76%) HP
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