The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Smart Meter in IT jobs advertised for the East of England region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Smart Meter over the 3 months to 8 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
8 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Smart Metering
Rank 253 253 248
Rank change year-on-year
0 -5
Permanent jobs citing Smart Meter 10 9 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 0.14% 0.12% 0.060%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.33% 0.31% 0.15%
Number of salaries quoted 10 9 3
Average salary £65,000 £65,000 £38,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +68.83%
90% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £42,500 £35,700
10% offered a salary of more than £65,250 £67,500 £51,700
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £60,000 £48,700
% change year-on-year
-16.66% +23.20%
Smart Meter
England

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

Miscellaneous Category
East of England
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
3041 2946 2668
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 43.06% 40.15% 40.06%
Number of salaries quoted 2320 2270 2120
Average salary £43,627 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.65% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £25,000 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £57,500 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

Smart Meter
Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

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

Smart Meter Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

Smart Meter
Salary Trend in the East of England

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

Smart Meter Salary Trend in the East of England

Smart Meter
Salary Histogram in the East of England

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Smart Meter across the East of England region over the 3 months to 8 February 2016.

Smart Meter Salary Histogram in the East of England

Smart Meter
Job Locations in the East of England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Smart Meter within the East of England region over the 3 months to 8 February 2016. 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
Cambridgeshire +8 7 £62,500 -3.84%
Hertfordshire - 3 £65,000 -
Smart Meter
England

Smart Meter
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, IT jobs across the East of England 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 (68.75%) Linux
1 11 (68.75%) Python
1 11 (68.75%) Algorithms
2 8 (50.00%) JSON
2 8 (50.00%) Erlang
2 8 (50.00%) Big Data
2 8 (50.00%) AngularJS
2 8 (50.00%) Functional Programming
2 8 (50.00%) HTTP
2 8 (50.00%) TCP/IP
2 8 (50.00%) XML
3 7 (43.75%) Scala
4 4 (25.00%) Change Control
4 4 (25.00%) Line Management
4 4 (25.00%) People Management
4 4 (25.00%) PRINCE2
4 4 (25.00%) SAP
4 4 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
4 4 (25.00%) Data Management
4 4 (25.00%) Retail
5 3 (18.75%) Asset Management
5 3 (18.75%) Software Engineering
5 3 (18.75%) Embedded Linux
5 3 (18.75%) Embedded C
5 3 (18.75%) C
5 3 (18.75%) EAM
5 3 (18.75%) 802.15
5 3 (18.75%) Data Structures
5 3 (18.75%) ZigBee
5 3 (18.75%) 802.1X

Smart Meter
Top Related IT Skills in the East of England by Category

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, IT jobs across the East of England 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 8 (50.00%) HTTP
1 8 (50.00%) TCP/IP
2 3 (18.75%) 802.15
2 3 (18.75%) ZigBee
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (50.00%) Big Data
General
1 4 (25.00%) Retail
2 1 (6.25%) Electronics
2 1 (6.25%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 8 (50.00%) Big Data Developer
1 8 (50.00%) Developer
1 8 (50.00%) Python Developer
2 7 (43.75%) Senior Developer
2 7 (43.75%) Senior Python Developer
3 4 (25.00%) Project Manager
4 3 (18.75%) Embedded Engineer
4 3 (18.75%) Embedded Linux Engineer
4 3 (18.75%) Embedded Linux Software Engineer
4 3 (18.75%) Embedded Software Engineer
4 3 (18.75%) Linux Engineer
4 3 (18.75%) Software Engineer
5 1 (6.25%) Design Engineer
5 1 (6.25%) Electronics Engineer
5 1 (6.25%) Linux Developer
5 1 (6.25%) Senior Manager
5 1 (6.25%) Senior Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (50.00%) AngularJS
1 8 (50.00%) JSON
1 8 (50.00%) XML
2 3 (18.75%) 802.1X
3 1 (6.25%) Twisted
Miscellaneous
1 11 (68.75%) Algorithms
2 3 (18.75%) Data Structures
2 3 (18.75%) Smart Energy
Operating Systems
1 11 (68.75%) Linux
2 3 (18.75%) Embedded Linux
3 1 (6.25%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (50.00%) Functional Programming
2 4 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
2 4 (25.00%) Change Control
2 4 (25.00%) Data Management
2 4 (25.00%) Line Management
2 4 (25.00%) People Management
2 4 (25.00%) PRINCE2
3 3 (18.75%) Asset Management
3 3 (18.75%) EAM
3 3 (18.75%) Software Engineering
4 2 (12.50%) Business Development
4 2 (12.50%) Change Management
4 2 (12.50%) Critical Success Factor
4 2 (12.50%) Data Protection
4 2 (12.50%) Presales
4 2 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (6.25%) DevOps
5 1 (6.25%) Schematic Capture
Programming Languages
1 11 (68.75%) Python
2 8 (50.00%) Erlang
3 7 (43.75%) Scala
4 3 (18.75%) C
4 3 (18.75%) Embedded C
Qualifications
1 2 (12.50%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
2 1 (6.25%) DBS Check
Vendors
1 4 (25.00%) SAP
2 1 (6.25%) EMC
2 1 (6.25%) Mentor Graphics
2 1 (6.25%) Ventyx