The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Smart Meter in IT jobs advertised for the Reading region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Smart Meter over the 3 months to 31 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Smart Metering
Rank 125 141 138
Rank change year-on-year
+16 -3
Permanent jobs citing Smart Meter 11 2 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 0.50% 0.084% 0.044%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.33% 0.23% 0.12%
Number of salaries quoted 11 1 0
Average salary £60,000 £52,500 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% -
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £48,750 £50,000
% change year-on-year
+2.56% -2.50%
Smart Meter
Berkshire

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

Miscellaneous Category
Reading
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
829 872 816
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 37.41% 36.75% 35.74%
Number of salaries quoted 571 545 667
Average salary £47,500 £49,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.06% +8.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £29,500 £32,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £65,000 £74,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

Smart Meter
Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

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

Smart Meter Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

Smart Meter
Salary Trend in Reading

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

Smart Meter Salary Trend in Reading

Smart Meter
Salary Histogram in Reading

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Smart Meter across the Reading region over the 3 months to 31 July 2015.

Smart Meter Salary Histogram in Reading

Smart Meter
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT jobs across the Reading 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 (100.00%) Big Data
2 9 (81.82%) ITIL
3 8 (72.73%) CITP
4 7 (63.64%) ISO 9001
4 7 (63.64%) Mobile App
5 6 (54.55%) Change Management
5 6 (54.55%) Management Information System
6 5 (45.45%) Degree
6 5 (45.45%) Finance
6 5 (45.45%) TOGAF
6 5 (45.45%) Analytics
7 4 (36.36%) Predictive Analytics
8 3 (27.27%) ISO/IEC 20000
8 3 (27.27%) Business Analysis
8 3 (27.27%) eTOM
8 3 (27.27%) Data Management
8 3 (27.27%) CMMI
8 3 (27.27%) Project Management
8 3 (27.27%) TickIT
8 3 (27.27%) Data Mining
8 3 (27.27%) ERwin
9 2 (18.18%) Configuration Management
9 2 (18.18%) SPSS
9 2 (18.18%) BusinessObjects
9 2 (18.18%) Oracle
9 2 (18.18%) SAP
9 2 (18.18%) GIS
9 2 (18.18%) Quality Management
9 2 (18.18%) Service Management
9 2 (18.18%) Information Management

Smart Meter
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT jobs across the Reading 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 2 (18.18%) SPSS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (100.00%) Big Data
2 3 (27.27%) Data Mining
3 2 (18.18%) BusinessObjects
Development Applications
1 3 (27.27%) ERwin
General
1 5 (45.45%) Finance
2 2 (18.18%) Publishing
3 1 (9.09%) Retail
3 1 (9.09%) Billing
3 1 (9.09%) Law
3 1 (9.09%) Legal
3 1 (9.09%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 2 (18.18%) Solutions Architect
1 2 (18.18%) Architect
2 1 (9.09%) Business Analyst
2 1 (9.09%) Programme Manager
2 1 (9.09%) Analyst
2 1 (9.09%) Senior Manager
2 1 (9.09%) Service Manager
2 1 (9.09%) Information Manager
2 1 (9.09%) Relationships Manager
2 1 (9.09%) Business Manager
2 1 (9.09%) Portfolio Manager
2 1 (9.09%) Security Manager
2 1 (9.09%) Senior Business Manager
2 1 (9.09%) Lead Business Analyst
2 1 (9.09%) Digital Architect
2 1 (9.09%) Digital Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (9.09%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 7 (63.64%) Mobile App
2 6 (54.55%) Management Information System
3 2 (18.18%) Freedom of Information
3 2 (18.18%) GIS
4 1 (9.09%) Data Structures
4 1 (9.09%) Economics
4 1 (9.09%) Replication
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (81.82%) ITIL
2 6 (54.55%) Change Management
3 5 (45.45%) TOGAF
3 5 (45.45%) Analytics
4 4 (36.36%) Predictive Analytics
5 3 (27.27%) Business Analysis
5 3 (27.27%) eTOM
5 3 (27.27%) CMMI
5 3 (27.27%) Project Management
5 3 (27.27%) Data Management
6 2 (18.18%) Service Management
6 2 (18.18%) Quality Management
6 2 (18.18%) Migration
6 2 (18.18%) Configuration Management
6 2 (18.18%) Information Management
6 2 (18.18%) Operations Management
6 2 (18.18%) Data Migration
6 2 (18.18%) Data Architecture
6 2 (18.18%) Business Process Improvement
6 2 (18.18%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 1 (9.09%) Java
Qualifications
1 8 (72.73%) CITP
2 5 (45.45%) Degree
3 2 (18.18%) ISACA
4 1 (9.09%) CISSP
4 1 (9.09%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 1 (9.09%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (9.09%) PMP
4 1 (9.09%) PMI Certification
4 1 (9.09%) CISA
4 1 (9.09%) CISM
4 1 (9.09%) ISSEP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (63.64%) ISO 9001
2 3 (27.27%) TickIT
2 3 (27.27%) ISO/IEC 20000
3 1 (9.09%) QA
Vendors
1 2 (18.18%) Oracle
1 2 (18.18%) SAP
2 1 (9.09%) ESRI