The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Smart Meter in IT jobs advertised for the Cambridgeshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Smart Meter over the 3 months to 24 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Smart Metering
Rank 130 136 134
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -2
Permanent jobs citing Smart Meter 2 9 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 0.095% 0.36% 0.54%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.23% 0.79% 1.47%
Number of salaries quoted 1 7 15
Average salary £45,000 £37,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+20.00% -6.25%
UK excluding London average salary £57,500 £66,250 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-13.20% +65.62%
Smart Meter
East of England

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

Miscellaneous Category
Cambridgeshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
854 1134 1020
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 40.36% 45.51% 37.05%
Number of salaries quoted 693 868 873
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 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £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 Cambridgeshire

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

Smart Meter Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridgeshire

Smart Meter
Salary Trend in Cambridgeshire

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

Smart Meter Salary Trend in Cambridgeshire

Smart Meter
Job Locations in Cambridgeshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Smart Meter within the Cambridgeshire region over the 3 months to 24 April 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
Cambridge +14 2 £45,000 +5.88%
Smart Meter
East of England

Smart Meter
Top 16 Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, IT jobs across the Cambridgeshire 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 11 (61.11%) C
1 11 (61.11%) Linux
1 11 (61.11%) Python
1 11 (61.11%) Embedded Linux
2 6 (33.33%) Degree
2 6 (33.33%) Software Testing
3 5 (27.78%) Software Engineering
4 4 (22.22%) Embedded C
4 4 (22.22%) 802.15
4 4 (22.22%) Data Structures
4 4 (22.22%) Algorithms
4 4 (22.22%) ZigBee
5 1 (5.56%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (5.56%) Computer Science
5 1 (5.56%) Validation
5 1 (5.56%) TDD

Smart Meter
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, IT jobs across the Cambridgeshire 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 4 (22.22%) 802.15
1 4 (22.22%) ZigBee
Job Titles
1 9 (50.00%) Software Engineer
2 7 (38.89%) Development Manager
2 7 (38.89%) Team Leader
2 7 (38.89%) Development Team Leader
2 7 (38.89%) Software Team Leader
3 6 (33.33%) Tester
3 6 (33.33%) Software Tester
4 5 (27.78%) Test Engineer
5 4 (22.22%) Software Test Engineer
5 4 (22.22%) Software Development Manager
5 4 (22.22%) Embedded Software Engineer
5 4 (22.22%) Software Development Team Leader
5 4 (22.22%) Software Manager
Miscellaneous
1 4 (22.22%) Data Structures
1 4 (22.22%) Algorithms
2 1 (5.56%) Computer Science
2 1 (5.56%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 11 (61.11%) Linux
1 11 (61.11%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (33.33%) Software Testing
2 5 (27.78%) Software Engineering
3 1 (5.56%) Validation
3 1 (5.56%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 11 (61.11%) C
1 11 (61.11%) Python
2 4 (22.22%) Embedded C
Qualifications
1 6 (33.33%) Degree