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 1 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Smart Metering
Rank 145 135 -
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -
Permanent jobs citing Smart Meter 2 1 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 0.080% 0.041% -
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.23% 0.11% -
Number of salaries quoted 2 1 0
Average salary £42,000 £52,500 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
-20.00% -
UK excluding London average salary £53,683 £55,000 £44,250
% change year-on-year
-2.39% +24.29%
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
856 876 738
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 34.36% 35.96% 35.46%
Number of salaries quoted 561 631 574
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £64,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 1 April 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 9 (81.82%) Finance
2 5 (45.45%) Firmware
3 4 (36.36%) Project Management
3 4 (36.36%) Telecoms
3 4 (36.36%) Programme Management
4 3 (27.27%) Perl
4 3 (27.27%) SQL
4 3 (27.27%) ITIL
4 3 (27.27%) Linux
4 3 (27.27%) RDBMS
4 3 (27.27%) Change Management
4 3 (27.27%) Electronics
4 3 (27.27%) PostgreSQL
4 3 (27.27%) VMware
4 3 (27.27%) ActiveMQ
4 3 (27.27%) Bash Shell
4 3 (27.27%) Network Management
4 3 (27.27%) Radio Access Network
4 3 (27.27%) Relational Database
5 2 (18.18%) CISSP
5 2 (18.18%) CISA
5 2 (18.18%) CISM
5 2 (18.18%) Identity Management
5 2 (18.18%) Validation
5 2 (18.18%) GIAC
5 2 (18.18%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (18.18%) Retail
5 2 (18.18%) Automated Testing
5 2 (18.18%) Cost-Benefit Analysis
5 2 (18.18%) Software Testing

Smart Meter
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 1 April 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.

Communications & Networking
1 3 (27.27%) Radio Access Network
2 1 (9.09%) ZigBee
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (27.27%) RDBMS
1 3 (27.27%) PostgreSQL
1 3 (27.27%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (9.09%) Eclipse
1 1 (9.09%) LabVIEW
General
1 9 (81.82%) Finance
2 4 (36.36%) Telecoms
3 3 (27.27%) Electronics
4 2 (18.18%) Retail
Job Titles
1 4 (36.36%) Project Manager
2 3 (27.27%) Systems Engineer
3 2 (18.18%) Security Consultant
3 2 (18.18%) Test Engineer
3 2 (18.18%) Risk Consultant
3 2 (18.18%) Cyber Security Consultant
3 2 (18.18%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (27.27%) ActiveMQ
Miscellaneous
1 2 (18.18%) SCADA
1 2 (18.18%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 3 (27.27%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (36.36%) Project Management
1 4 (36.36%) Programme Management
2 3 (27.27%) Change Management
2 3 (27.27%) ITIL
2 3 (27.27%) Network Management
3 2 (18.18%) Cyber Security
3 2 (18.18%) Waterfall
3 2 (18.18%) Identity Management
3 2 (18.18%) Validation
3 2 (18.18%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (18.18%) Automated Testing
3 2 (18.18%) Cost-Benefit Analysis
3 2 (18.18%) Software Testing
4 1 (9.09%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 3 (27.27%) Perl
1 3 (27.27%) SQL
1 3 (27.27%) Bash Shell
2 1 (9.09%) Python
2 1 (9.09%) C
2 1 (9.09%) C#
Qualifications
1 2 (18.18%) CISSP
1 2 (18.18%) CISA
1 2 (18.18%) CISM
1 2 (18.18%) GIAC
1 2 (18.18%) CRISC
2 1 (9.09%) HNC
2 1 (9.09%) Degree
System Software
1 5 (45.45%) Firmware
Vendors
1 3 (27.27%) VMware
Reading, Berkshire
CGI
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 13 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
CGI
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 14 days ago