The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Smart Meter in IT jobs advertised for the Cambridge region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Smart Meter over the 3 months to 28 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Smart Metering
Rank 113 123 123
Rank change year-on-year
+10 0
Permanent jobs citing Smart Meter 2 4 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 0.13% 0.22% 0.51%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.30% 0.48% 1.26%
Number of salaries quoted 1 4 10
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%
UK excluding London average salary £57,500 £70,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-17.85% +75.00%
Smart Meter
Cambridgeshire

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

Miscellaneous Category
Cambridge
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
658 831 791
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 44.07% 46.04% 40.38%
Number of salaries quoted 534 654 666
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £28,000 £29,550
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

Smart Meter
Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

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

Smart Meter Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

Smart Meter
Salary Trend in Cambridge

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

Smart Meter Salary Trend in Cambridge

Smart Meter
Top 16 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 28 April 2015, IT jobs across the Cambridge 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 (60.00%) C
1 9 (60.00%) Linux
1 9 (60.00%) Python
1 9 (60.00%) Embedded Linux
2 5 (33.33%) Degree
2 5 (33.33%) Software Testing
3 4 (26.67%) Software Engineering
4 3 (20.00%) Embedded C
4 3 (20.00%) 802.15
4 3 (20.00%) Data Structures
4 3 (20.00%) Algorithms
4 3 (20.00%) ZigBee
5 1 (6.67%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (6.67%) Computer Science
5 1 (6.67%) Validation
5 1 (6.67%) TDD

Smart Meter
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 28 April 2015, IT jobs across the Cambridge 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 (20.00%) 802.15
1 3 (20.00%) ZigBee
Job Titles
1 7 (46.67%) Software Engineer
2 6 (40.00%) Development Manager
2 6 (40.00%) Team Leader
2 6 (40.00%) Development Team Leader
2 6 (40.00%) Software Team Leader
3 5 (33.33%) Tester
3 5 (33.33%) Software Tester
4 4 (26.67%) Test Engineer
5 3 (20.00%) Software Test Engineer
5 3 (20.00%) Software Development Manager
5 3 (20.00%) Embedded Software Engineer
5 3 (20.00%) Software Development Team Leader
5 3 (20.00%) Software Manager
Miscellaneous
1 3 (20.00%) Data Structures
1 3 (20.00%) Algorithms
2 1 (6.67%) Computer Science
2 1 (6.67%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 9 (60.00%) Linux
1 9 (60.00%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (33.33%) Software Testing
2 4 (26.67%) Software Engineering
3 1 (6.67%) Validation
3 1 (6.67%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 9 (60.00%) C
1 9 (60.00%) Python
2 3 (20.00%) Embedded C
Qualifications
1 5 (33.33%) Degree