The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Smart Meter in IT jobs advertised for the North West region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Smart Meter over the 3 months to 29 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Smart Metering
Rank 248 237 247
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +10
Permanent jobs citing Smart Meter 4 1 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.054% 0.015% 0.027%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.21% 0.055% 0.10%
Number of salaries quoted 3 0 1
Average salary £35,000 - £30,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,250 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year
-15.50% -
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 North West region.

Miscellaneous Category
North West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
1891 1807 1943
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 25.42% 26.38% 26.51%
Number of salaries quoted 1470 1492 1655
Average salary £40,000 £36,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% +2.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £57,500 £56,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

Smart Meter
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

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

Smart Meter Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

Smart Meter
Salary Trend in the North West

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

Smart Meter Salary Trend in the North West

Smart Meter
Salary Histogram in the North West

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Smart Meter across the North West region over the 3 months to 29 August 2014.

Smart Meter Salary Histogram in the North West

Smart Meter
Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Smart Meter within the North West region over the 3 months to 29 August 2014. 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
Manchester - 3 £35,000 -
Smart Meter
England

Smart Meter
Top 29 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT jobs across the North West 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 7 (77.78%) PRINCE2
1 7 (77.78%) Project Management
2 5 (55.56%) Microsoft
2 5 (55.56%) MS Excel
2 5 (55.56%) MS Office
2 5 (55.56%) Change Management
2 5 (55.56%) Management Information System
2 5 (55.56%) Degree
2 5 (55.56%) Continuous Improvement
3 4 (44.44%) Logistics
4 3 (33.33%) Programme Management
5 2 (22.22%) Supplier Management
5 2 (22.22%) Resource Management
5 2 (22.22%) APMP
5 2 (22.22%) 4G
5 2 (22.22%) Wireless
5 2 (22.22%) Risk Management
5 2 (22.22%) Telecoms
5 2 (22.22%) Finance
5 2 (22.22%) 3G
5 2 (22.22%) Configuration Management
5 2 (22.22%) DTV
6 1 (11.11%) Java
6 1 (11.11%) JavaScript
6 1 (11.11%) J2EE
6 1 (11.11%) B2B
6 1 (11.11%) B2C
6 1 (11.11%) JBoss
6 1 (11.11%) Legal

Smart Meter
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT jobs across the North West 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.

Applications
1 5 (55.56%) MS Office
1 5 (55.56%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 2 (22.22%) 3G
1 2 (22.22%) Wireless
1 2 (22.22%) 4G
General
1 2 (22.22%) Telecoms
1 2 (22.22%) Finance
2 1 (11.11%) Legal
Job Titles
1 5 (55.56%) Business Analyst
1 5 (55.56%) Analyst
2 2 (22.22%) Telecoms Project Manager
2 2 (22.22%) Project Manager
3 1 (11.11%) Graduate
3 1 (11.11%) Programme Manager
3 1 (11.11%) Developer
3 1 (11.11%) Java Developer
3 1 (11.11%) Java/J2EE Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (11.11%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 5 (55.56%) Management Information System
2 2 (22.22%) DTV
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (77.78%) PRINCE2
1 7 (77.78%) Project Management
2 5 (55.56%) Change Management
2 5 (55.56%) Continuous Improvement
3 4 (44.44%) Logistics
4 3 (33.33%) Programme Management
5 2 (22.22%) Configuration Management
5 2 (22.22%) Supplier Management
5 2 (22.22%) Resource Management
5 2 (22.22%) Risk Management
6 1 (11.11%) B2B
6 1 (11.11%) B2C
Programming Languages
1 1 (11.11%) Java
1 1 (11.11%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 5 (55.56%) Degree
2 2 (22.22%) APMP
Vendors
1 5 (55.56%) Microsoft
2 1 (11.11%) JBoss