The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Smart Meter in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Smart Meter over the 3 months to 27 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Smart Metering
Rank 829 835 847
Rank change year-on-year
+6 +12
Permanent jobs citing Smart Meter 63 61 40
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.059% 0.054% 0.037%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.15% 0.14% 0.096%
Number of salaries quoted 55 53 34
Average salary £45,500 £55,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-17.27% +10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,800 £36,300 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,379 £90,000 £84,500
UK excluding London average salary £53,683 £55,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year
-2.39% +15.78%

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

Miscellaneous Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
40715 44489 41674
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 37.84% 39.74% 38.29%
Number of salaries quoted 32299 34851 33780
Average salary £47,500 £45,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.39% +1.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £28,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £75,000 £77,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Smart Meter
Jobs Demand Trend

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

Smart Meter Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Smart Meter
Salary Trend

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

Smart Meter Salary Trend in the UK

Smart Meter
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Smart Meter over the 3 months to 27 March 2015 within the UK.

Smart Meter Salary Histogram in the UK

Smart Meter
Top 28 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Smart Meter within the UK over the 3 months to 27 March 2015. 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
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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
England +15 57 £45,500 -17.27% 10
South East +1 25 £57,500 +15.00% 6
London +45 20 £45,500 -13.74% 3
City of London +13 11 £43,500 -41.21% 2
Surrey +7 9 £57,500 -17.85% 1
Staines +8 7 £57,500 - 1
Hampshire 0 7 £60,500 +46.66% 2
Berkshire +7 6 £42,000 -35.38% 3
Slough +12 3 £62,500 -3.84% 1
Havant +12 3 £60,197 +20.39% 1
North West +11 3 £40,000 -
West Midlands -26 3 £37,500 -16.66%
Birmingham - 3 £37,500 -
Reading - 2 £42,000 - 2
Lancashire - 2 £40,000 -
North East - 2 £35,000 - 1
Thames Valley - 2 £29,500 -
Cambridge +9 1 £45,000 +5.88%
Basingstoke +9 1 £45,000 +20.00%
Middlesex +5 1 - -
Cambridgeshire +5 1 £45,000 +20.00%
Guildford +4 1 - -
East of England +2 1 £45,000 +20.00%
Tyne and Wear - 1 £30,000 - 1
Manchester - 1 £50,000 -
Newcastle upon Tyne - 1 £30,000 - 1
Wigan - 1 £50,000 -
Woking - 1 £85,000 -

Smart Meter
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, IT jobs within the UK 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 52 (29.05%) Degree
2 43 (24.02%) Retail
3 36 (20.11%) Linux
4 35 (19.55%) Oracle
4 35 (19.55%) Finance
5 34 (18.99%) Project Management
6 32 (17.88%) Python
7 30 (16.76%) CRM
8 25 (13.97%) Billing
9 23 (12.85%) Java
10 22 (12.29%) C
10 22 (12.29%) Algorithms
11 21 (11.73%) Analytical Skills
11 21 (11.73%) Computer Science
12 20 (11.17%) Telecoms
12 20 (11.17%) SQL
13 19 (10.61%) Security Cleared
14 17 (9.50%) XML
14 17 (9.50%) QA
15 16 (8.94%) Software Engineering
15 16 (8.94%) SAP
15 16 (8.94%) Big Data
16 15 (8.38%) Analytics
16 15 (8.38%) Windows
16 15 (8.38%) Embedded Linux
16 15 (8.38%) Management Information System
17 14 (7.82%) Programme Management
17 14 (7.82%) Software Testing
18 13 (7.26%) PRINCE2
18 13 (7.26%) Data Structures

Smart Meter
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, IT jobs within the UK 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.

Application Platforms
1 6 (3.35%) JBoss
2 4 (2.23%) Apache
2 4 (2.23%) SharePoint
2 4 (2.23%) Node.js
3 3 (1.68%) IIS
Applications
1 11 (6.15%) MS Excel
2 7 (3.91%) MS Office
3 5 (2.79%) MS Project
3 5 (2.79%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.56%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 12 (6.70%) Oracle Financials
1 12 (6.70%) Oracle EBS
2 9 (5.03%) SAP IS-U
3 6 (3.35%) Oracle Utilities
4 5 (2.79%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.12%) Google App Engine
1 2 (1.12%) Google Cloud Platform
2 1 (0.56%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 11 (6.15%) TCP/IP
2 10 (5.59%) ZigBee
3 9 (5.03%) Firewall
3 9 (5.03%) GPRS
4 8 (4.47%) HTTP
4 8 (4.47%) 802.15
5 7 (3.91%) FTP
5 7 (3.91%) Internet
6 6 (3.35%) MPLS
7 4 (2.23%) RTP
7 4 (2.23%) Network Security
7 4 (2.23%) Wireless
7 4 (2.23%) Radio Access Network
8 2 (1.12%) DNS
8 2 (1.12%) IPv6
9 1 (0.56%) SAN
9 1 (0.56%) 3GPP
9 1 (0.56%) UMTS
9 1 (0.56%) Intrusion Detection
9 1 (0.56%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (8.94%) Big Data
2 10 (5.59%) MySQL
3 9 (5.03%) NoSQL
4 8 (4.47%) Hadoop
4 8 (4.47%) Apache Hive
4 8 (4.47%) MongoDB
4 8 (4.47%) SQL Server
4 8 (4.47%) Oracle Reports
4 8 (4.47%) Oracle Database
5 7 (3.91%) Relational Database
6 6 (3.35%) RDBMS
7 4 (2.23%) PostgreSQL
8 2 (1.12%) Data Warehouse
8 2 (1.12%) DataStage
9 1 (0.56%) Redis
9 1 (0.56%) Apache Cassandra
9 1 (0.56%) DTS
9 1 (0.56%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 1 (0.56%) Oracle BI EE
9 1 (0.56%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 7 (3.91%) Oracle Forms
2 3 (1.68%) Eclipse
3 2 (1.12%) LabVIEW
3 2 (1.12%) Talend Open Studio
3 2 (1.12%) Git (software)
3 2 (1.12%) Mercurial
3 2 (1.12%) SoapUI
4 1 (0.56%) Subversion
General
1 43 (24.02%) Retail
2 35 (19.55%) Finance
3 25 (13.97%) Billing
4 20 (11.17%) Telecoms
5 6 (3.35%) Marketing
5 6 (3.35%) Czech Language
5 6 (3.35%) German Language
5 6 (3.35%) Automotive
6 5 (2.79%) Manufacturing
7 4 (2.23%) Electronics
8 3 (1.68%) Legal
9 2 (1.12%) Back Office
10 1 (0.56%) Korean Language
10 1 (0.56%) Banking
Job Titles
1 27 (15.08%) Analyst
2 25 (13.97%) Consultant
3 20 (11.17%) Architect
4 18 (10.06%) Developer
5 16 (8.94%) Software Engineer
6 15 (8.38%) Project Manager
7 12 (6.70%) Solutions Architect
7 12 (6.70%) Team Leader
7 12 (6.70%) Functional Architect
7 12 (6.70%) Oracle Architect
7 12 (6.70%) Oracle Solutions Architect
8 9 (5.03%) Test Engineer
8 9 (5.03%) Support Engineer
8 9 (5.03%) Business Analyst
9 8 (4.47%) Test Analyst
9 8 (4.47%) Development Manager
9 8 (4.47%) SAP Consultant
9 8 (4.47%) Development Team Leader
9 8 (4.47%) Python Developer
9 8 (4.47%) Software Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (9.50%) XML
2 10 (5.59%) Web Services
3 9 (5.03%) JSON
4 8 (4.47%) BAPI
4 8 (4.47%) AngularJS
4 8 (4.47%) Twisted
5 7 (3.91%) SAP ALE
5 7 (3.91%) EDI
6 4 (2.23%) HTML
6 4 (2.23%) .NET
6 4 (2.23%) CSS
6 4 (2.23%) ActiveMQ
7 3 (1.68%) RESTful
8 2 (1.12%) CGI
8 2 (1.12%) Android SDK
9 1 (0.56%) REST
9 1 (0.56%) KnockoutJS
9 1 (0.56%) LESS
9 1 (0.56%) ODBC
9 1 (0.56%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 22 (12.29%) Algorithms
2 21 (11.73%) Analytical Skills
2 21 (11.73%) Computer Science
3 15 (8.38%) Management Information System
4 13 (7.26%) Data Structures
5 7 (3.91%) Replication
6 6 (3.35%) PKI
6 6 (3.35%) Mobile App
7 5 (2.79%) Client/Server
8 4 (2.23%) Embedded Systems
9 3 (1.68%) Arduino
9 3 (1.68%) SCADA
9 3 (1.68%) Mathematics
9 3 (1.68%) Physics
9 3 (1.68%) Chemistry
9 3 (1.68%) Biology
9 3 (1.68%) Raspberry Pi
9 3 (1.68%) User Experience
10 2 (1.12%) PMI
11 1 (0.56%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 36 (20.11%) Linux
2 15 (8.38%) Windows
2 15 (8.38%) Embedded Linux
3 8 (4.47%) UNIX
3 8 (4.47%) Ubuntu
4 7 (3.91%) Windows XP
4 7 (3.91%) Windows 7
5 4 (2.23%) Android
6 2 (1.12%) Tizen
7 1 (0.56%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (0.56%) Apple iOS
7 1 (0.56%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (18.99%) Project Management
2 30 (16.76%) CRM
3 16 (8.94%) Software Engineering
4 15 (8.38%) Analytics
5 14 (7.82%) Software Testing
5 14 (7.82%) Programme Management
6 13 (7.26%) PRINCE2
7 11 (6.15%) B2B
7 11 (6.15%) Validation
7 11 (6.15%) Stakeholder Management
7 11 (6.15%) Information Security
8 10 (5.59%) Migration
8 10 (5.59%) Risk Management
9 9 (5.03%) Agile Software Development
9 9 (5.03%) Change Management
9 9 (5.03%) Data Migration
9 9 (5.03%) Cyber Security
9 9 (5.03%) DevOps
10 8 (4.47%) Functional Programming
10 8 (4.47%) Business Transformation
Programming Languages
1 32 (17.88%) Python
2 23 (12.85%) Java
3 22 (12.29%) C
4 20 (11.17%) SQL
5 10 (5.59%) Embedded C
6 9 (5.03%) C++
7 8 (4.47%) ABAP
7 8 (4.47%) Erlang
8 4 (2.23%) Bash Shell
8 4 (2.23%) JavaScript
8 4 (2.23%) Perl
8 4 (2.23%) PHP
9 3 (1.68%) C#
9 3 (1.68%) MATLAB
9 3 (1.68%) R
10 2 (1.12%) PL/SQL
11 1 (0.56%) T-SQL
11 1 (0.56%) VB
11 1 (0.56%) VB.NET
11 1 (0.56%) Assembly Language
Qualifications
1 52 (29.05%) Degree
2 19 (10.61%) Security Cleared
3 6 (3.35%) ISTQB
3 6 (3.35%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 6 (3.35%) ISEB
3 6 (3.35%) CISSP
3 6 (3.35%) MBA
4 5 (2.79%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 3 (1.68%) HND
5 3 (1.68%) CTC Cleared
6 2 (1.12%) PgMP
6 2 (1.12%) CRISC
6 2 (1.12%) PMP
6 2 (1.12%) PMI Certification
6 2 (1.12%) CISA
6 2 (1.12%) CISM
6 2 (1.12%) GIAC
7 1 (0.56%) RHCT
7 1 (0.56%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 1 (0.56%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (9.50%) QA
2 4 (2.23%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 3 (1.68%) ISO 14001
3 3 (1.68%) ISO 9001
4 2 (1.12%) Data Quality
5 1 (0.56%) PCI DSS
5 1 (0.56%) SLA
System Software
1 9 (5.03%) Firmware
2 1 (0.56%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (1.12%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (0.56%) Puppet
2 1 (0.56%) Nmap
Vendors
1 35 (19.55%) Oracle
2 16 (8.94%) SAP
3 11 (6.15%) Microsoft
4 8 (4.47%) VMware
5 5 (2.79%) Salesforce.com
6 3 (1.68%) Primavera
6 3 (1.68%) HP
6 3 (1.68%) Google
7 2 (1.12%) Talend
7 2 (1.12%) Cognizant
7 2 (1.12%) Informatica
7 2 (1.12%) Ab Initio
8 1 (0.56%) Cisco
8 1 (0.56%) Red Hat
8 1 (0.56%) F5
8 1 (0.56%) Capita
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
TEKsystems
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 13 hours ago
Home Based
Telefonica
Posted: Yesterday
London
Proprius Recruitment
Salary: From £45,000 to £75,000 per annum Plus bonus & benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Parallel Consulting
Salary: £31000 - £60000 per annum + bonus, benefits, healthcare
Posted: 4 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
CGI
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 9 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
CGI
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 9 days ago
City of London
Capita - ITIN
Salary: £70000.00 - £80000.00 per annum + 30% Bonus
Posted: 22 days ago
Belfast
Capita - ITIN
Salary: £50000.00 - £60000.00 per annum
Posted: 25 days ago