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 salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Smart Meter over the 3 months to 29 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
29 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Smart Metering
Rank - 254 249
Permanent jobs citing Smart Meter 0 1 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West - 0.015% 0.084%
As % of the Miscellaneous category - 0.041% 0.24%
Number of salaries quoted 0 1 6
Median salary - £18,000 £18,145
Median salary % change year-on-year
- -0.79%
UK excluding London median salary £50,000 £52,500 £46,000
% change year-on-year
-4.76% +14.13%
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
2344 2430 2540
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 39.93% 37.17% 35.67%
Number of salaries quoted 1990 1905 1951
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +3.89%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £60,000 £57,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

Smart Meter
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

The demand trend of job ads across the North West region citing Smart Meter as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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
Top 16 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 29 July 2016, IT jobs citing Smart Meter also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the North West region with a requirement for Smart Meter.

1 19 (100.00%) Billing
2 14 (73.68%) SDLC
2 14 (73.68%) CRM
3 9 (47.37%) Project Management
4 5 (26.32%) Microsoft
4 5 (26.32%) C
4 5 (26.32%) SQL
4 5 (26.32%) T-SQL
4 5 (26.32%) VB
4 5 (26.32%) SQL Server
4 5 (26.32%) MS Office
4 5 (26.32%) Management Information System
4 5 (26.32%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 5 (26.32%) Business Analysis
4 5 (26.32%) Release Management
4 5 (26.32%) People Management

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

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Applications
1 5 (26.32%) MS Office
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (26.32%) SQL Server
1 5 (26.32%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 19 (100.00%) Billing
Job Titles
1 10 (52.63%) Analyst
2 9 (47.37%) Release Manager
3 5 (26.32%) Business Analyst
3 5 (26.32%) IT Analyst
3 5 (26.32%) Lead Business Analyst
3 5 (26.32%) Report Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 5 (26.32%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (73.68%) CRM
1 14 (73.68%) SDLC
2 9 (47.37%) Project Management
3 5 (26.32%) Business Analysis
3 5 (26.32%) People Management
3 5 (26.32%) Release Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (26.32%) C
1 5 (26.32%) SQL
1 5 (26.32%) T-SQL
1 5 (26.32%) VB
Vendors
1 5 (26.32%) Microsoft