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 31 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Smart Metering
Rank 213 222 223
Rank change year-on-year
+9 +1
Permanent jobs citing Smart Meter 7 15 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.12% 0.25% 0.093%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.35% 0.69% 0.25%
Number of salaries quoted 2 14 5
Average salary £62,500 £52,500 £43,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+19.04% +22.09%
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £51,177 £49,500
% change year-on-year
-2.29% +3.38%
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
1972 2174 1982
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 33.36% 36.38% 37.01%
Number of salaries quoted 1251 1563 1580
Average salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £29,250 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £62,500 £65,000
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 31 October 2014.

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 31 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 - -
Reading -23 2 £62,500 +25.00%
Newbury - 2 £62,500 -
Smart Meter
South East

Smart Meter
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 31 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 5 (20.83%) ITIL
2 4 (16.67%) RDBMS
2 4 (16.67%) SQL
2 4 (16.67%) MySQL
2 4 (16.67%) Oracle
2 4 (16.67%) UNIX
2 4 (16.67%) Linux
2 4 (16.67%) Project Management
2 4 (16.67%) ITIL Certification
2 4 (16.67%) Service Management
2 4 (16.67%) Telecoms
2 4 (16.67%) Oracle Exadata
2 4 (16.67%) Oracle Database
2 4 (16.67%) Relational Database
3 3 (12.50%) Degree
3 3 (12.50%) IPv6
3 3 (12.50%) Cisco Certification
3 3 (12.50%) UMTS
4 2 (8.33%) PRINCE2
4 2 (8.33%) GPRS
4 2 (8.33%) GSM
4 2 (8.33%) CCNP
4 2 (8.33%) CCNA
4 2 (8.33%) HP
4 2 (8.33%) 4G
4 2 (8.33%) Programme Management
4 2 (8.33%) Finance
5 1 (4.17%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (4.17%) Business Analysis
5 1 (4.17%) Supplier Management

Smart Meter
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 31 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.

Communications & Networking
1 3 (12.50%) IPv6
1 3 (12.50%) UMTS
2 2 (8.33%) GPRS
2 2 (8.33%) GSM
2 2 (8.33%) 4G
3 1 (4.17%) 3GPP
3 1 (4.17%) HTTP
3 1 (4.17%) DNS
3 1 (4.17%) SSL
3 1 (4.17%) Internet
3 1 (4.17%) 3G
3 1 (4.17%) 802.15
3 1 (4.17%) Wireless
3 1 (4.17%) Wireshark
3 1 (4.17%) GGSN
3 1 (4.17%) SGSN
3 1 (4.17%) ZigBee
3 1 (4.17%) HSPA
3 1 (4.17%) LTE
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (16.67%) MySQL
1 4 (16.67%) RDBMS
1 4 (16.67%) Oracle Exadata
1 4 (16.67%) Oracle Database
1 4 (16.67%) Relational Database
General
1 4 (16.67%) Telecoms
2 2 (8.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 12 (50.00%) Analyst
2 11 (45.83%) Business Analyst
3 4 (16.67%) DBA
3 4 (16.67%) Support Engineer
4 2 (8.33%) Project Manager
4 2 (8.33%) Product Manager
5 1 (4.17%) Test Consultant
5 1 (4.17%) Designer
5 1 (4.17%) Test Analyst
5 1 (4.17%) Consultant
5 1 (4.17%) Senior Business Analyst
5 1 (4.17%) Senior Analyst
5 1 (4.17%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.17%) WML
1 1 (4.17%) XML
1 1 (4.17%) WAP
Miscellaneous
1 1 (4.17%) Machine to Machine
Operating Systems
1 4 (16.67%) UNIX
1 4 (16.67%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (20.83%) ITIL
2 4 (16.67%) Project Management
2 4 (16.67%) Service Management
3 2 (8.33%) Programme Management
3 2 (8.33%) PRINCE2
4 1 (4.17%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (4.17%) Business Analysis
4 1 (4.17%) Supplier Management
4 1 (4.17%) Matrix Management
4 1 (4.17%) Security Testing
4 1 (4.17%) Test Scripting
4 1 (4.17%) BPMN
4 1 (4.17%) V-Model
4 1 (4.17%) Network Architecture
4 1 (4.17%) Waterfall
4 1 (4.17%) ITIL V3
4 1 (4.17%) Deep Packet Inspection
Programming Languages
1 4 (16.67%) SQL
2 1 (4.17%) Perl
Qualifications
1 4 (16.67%) ITIL Certification
2 3 (12.50%) Degree
2 3 (12.50%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (8.33%) CCNP
3 2 (8.33%) CCNA
4 1 (4.17%) ISEB
System Software
1 1 (4.17%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 1 (4.17%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 4 (16.67%) Oracle
2 2 (8.33%) HP
3 1 (4.17%) Cisco