The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Smart Meter in IT jobs advertised for the Lancashire 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 53 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing Smart Meter 2 0 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Lancashire 0.45% - -
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.36% - -
Number of salaries quoted 2 0 0
Average salary £40,000 - -
UK excluding London average salary £57,500 £66,250 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-13.20% +65.62%
Smart Meter
North West

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

Miscellaneous Category
Lancashire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
147 151 111
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Lancashire 33.03% 33.11% 22.98%
Number of salaries quoted 123 127 87
Average salary £32,500 £35,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.14% +7.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,084 £22,500 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £40,000 £50,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

Smart Meter
Jobs Demand Trend in Lancashire

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

Smart Meter Jobs Demand Trend in Lancashire

Smart Meter
Top 5 Related IT Skills in Lancashire

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, IT jobs across the Lancashire 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 1 (50.00%) PRINCE2
1 1 (50.00%) Project Management
1 1 (50.00%) Change Management
1 1 (50.00%) User Acceptance Testing
1 1 (50.00%) Analytical Skills

Smart Meter
Top Related IT Skills in Lancashire by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, IT jobs across the Lancashire 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.

Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Project Manager
1 1 (50.00%) Business Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) PRINCE2
1 1 (50.00%) Project Management
1 1 (50.00%) Change Management
1 1 (50.00%) User Acceptance Testing