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 31 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Smart Metering
Rank 104 115 114
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -1
Permanent jobs citing Smart Meter 1 4 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 0.068% 0.23% 0.40%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.15% 0.49% 1.04%
Number of salaries quoted 1 4 8
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £39,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% +8.28%
UK excluding London average salary £53,683 £55,000 £44,250
% change year-on-year
-2.39% +24.29%
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
658 815 769
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 45.04% 47.61% 38.86%
Number of salaries quoted 526 678 642
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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 24 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 31 March 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 16 (69.57%) Linux
1 16 (69.57%) Python
2 15 (65.22%) C
2 15 (65.22%) Embedded Linux
3 8 (34.78%) Algorithms
4 7 (30.43%) ZigBee
4 7 (30.43%) Data Structures
4 7 (30.43%) Software Engineering
4 7 (30.43%) Software Testing
4 7 (30.43%) Embedded C
4 7 (30.43%) 802.15
5 6 (26.09%) Degree
6 1 (4.35%) TDD
6 1 (4.35%) XML
6 1 (4.35%) HTTP
6 1 (4.35%) TCP/IP
6 1 (4.35%) JSON
6 1 (4.35%) Ubuntu
6 1 (4.35%) Erlang
6 1 (4.35%) Twisted
6 1 (4.35%) Big Data
6 1 (4.35%) AngularJS
6 1 (4.35%) DevOps
6 1 (4.35%) Functional Programming

Smart Meter
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 31 March 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 7 (30.43%) 802.15
1 7 (30.43%) ZigBee
2 1 (4.35%) HTTP
2 1 (4.35%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.35%) Big Data
Job Titles
1 12 (52.17%) Software Engineer
2 8 (34.78%) Team Leader
2 8 (34.78%) Development Team Leader
2 8 (34.78%) Development Manager
2 8 (34.78%) Software Team Leader
3 7 (30.43%) Tester
3 7 (30.43%) Software Tester
3 7 (30.43%) Embedded Software Engineer
4 6 (26.09%) Test Engineer
5 5 (21.74%) Software Test Engineer
5 5 (21.74%) Software Development Manager
5 5 (21.74%) Software Development Team Leader
5 5 (21.74%) Software Manager
6 1 (4.35%) Python Developer
6 1 (4.35%) Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.35%) XML
1 1 (4.35%) JSON
1 1 (4.35%) Twisted
1 1 (4.35%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 8 (34.78%) Algorithms
2 7 (30.43%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 16 (69.57%) Linux
2 15 (65.22%) Embedded Linux
3 1 (4.35%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (30.43%) Software Engineering
1 7 (30.43%) Software Testing
2 1 (4.35%) DevOps
2 1 (4.35%) Functional Programming
2 1 (4.35%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 16 (69.57%) Python
2 15 (65.22%) C
3 7 (30.43%) Embedded C
4 1 (4.35%) Erlang
Qualifications
1 6 (26.09%) Degree