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 22 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Smart Metering
Rank 811 798 833
Rank change year-on-year
-13 +35
Permanent jobs citing Smart Meter 72 109 54
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.067% 0.093% 0.050%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.17% 0.23% 0.13%
Number of salaries quoted 50 92 40
Average salary £52,500 £59,000 £45,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.01% +29.67%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £32,850 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £80,500 £90,000 £113,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £59,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-23.72% +47.50%

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
41221 46721 42224
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 38.58% 39.79% 38.81%
Number of salaries quoted 32631 37349 34357
Average salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £28,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £75,000 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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 22 May 2015 within the UK.

Smart Meter Salary Histogram in the UK

Smart Meter
Top 24 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 22 May 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
(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
England +4 67 £52,500 -11.01% 13
London +55 34 £52,500 +16.66% 5
South East -17 20 £60,349 +2.28% 3
City of London +45 12 £72,500 -2.02% 4
Surrey +26 11 £85,000 -8.10%
West Midlands -5 5 £35,000 -15.65% 2
Hampshire -9 5 £60,197 +15.76% 1
Birmingham - 5 £35,000 - 2
Slough +6 4 £60,000 +23.07% 1
Berkshire -12 4 £60,000 +1.69% 1
North West 0 3 £40,000 +122.22% 1
Staines -3 3 £60,000 -
Woking - 3 £85,000 -
Cambridge +20 2 £45,000 -10.00%
East of England +8 2 £45,000 -10.00% 1
Cambridgeshire +4 2 £45,000 -10.00%
Havant +3 2 £56,940 -
Newcastle upon Tyne - 2 £30,000 -
Lancashire - 2 £40,000 -
North East - 2 £30,000 -
Tyne and Wear - 2 £30,000 -
Basingstoke +20 1 £45,000 -
Manchester +15 1 £18,000 - 1
Wigan +3 1 £18,000 -

Smart Meter
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 39 (27.08%) Degree
2 30 (20.83%) Retail
3 25 (17.36%) Linux
4 24 (16.67%) Computer Science
5 22 (15.28%) Python
5 22 (15.28%) Project Management
6 21 (14.58%) Oracle
7 20 (13.89%) CRM
7 20 (13.89%) Billing
7 20 (13.89%) Analytics
8 19 (13.19%) Java
8 19 (13.19%) Telecoms
9 18 (12.50%) SQL
9 18 (12.50%) Software Engineering
10 17 (11.81%) Stakeholder Management
10 17 (11.81%) Information Security
10 17 (11.81%) Finance
10 17 (11.81%) Analytical Skills
11 16 (11.11%) XML
11 16 (11.11%) Security Cleared
12 15 (10.42%) Algorithms
12 15 (10.42%) Big Data
13 14 (9.72%) ISO/IEC 27001
13 14 (9.72%) SAP
13 14 (9.72%) Web Services
14 12 (8.33%) PRINCE2
14 12 (8.33%) Validation
14 12 (8.33%) QA
15 11 (7.64%) JSON
15 11 (7.64%) PCI DSS

Smart Meter
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 5 (3.47%) Node.js
1 5 (3.47%) Apache
2 4 (2.78%) IIS
2 4 (2.78%) SharePoint
3 2 (1.39%) Apache Spark
4 1 (0.69%) JBoss
Applications
1 4 (2.78%) MS PowerPoint
1 4 (2.78%) MS Project
1 4 (2.78%) MS Office
2 2 (1.39%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 8 (5.56%) SAP IS-U
2 6 (4.17%) Oracle Utilities
3 5 (3.47%) Oracle EBS
3 5 (3.47%) Oracle Financials
3 5 (3.47%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 1 (0.69%) Primavera
Cloud Services
1 5 (3.47%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (2.78%) Google Cloud Platform
3 2 (1.39%) Google App Engine
4 1 (0.69%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (6.25%) TCP/IP
2 8 (5.56%) Firewall
3 6 (4.17%) HTTP
4 4 (2.78%) ZigBee
4 4 (2.78%) RTP
5 3 (2.08%) Wireless
5 3 (2.08%) DAB
5 3 (2.08%) MPLS
5 3 (2.08%) Network Security
6 2 (1.39%) Intrusion Detection
6 2 (1.39%) 802.15
7 1 (0.69%) Radio Access Network
7 1 (0.69%) GPRS
7 1 (0.69%) IPv6
7 1 (0.69%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (10.42%) Big Data
2 11 (7.64%) Hadoop
3 10 (6.94%) NoSQL
4 9 (6.25%) Apache Hive
4 9 (6.25%) MongoDB
5 7 (4.86%) SQL Server
6 5 (3.47%) MySQL
7 3 (2.08%) Relational Database
7 3 (2.08%) RDBMS
8 2 (1.39%) Data Warehouse
8 2 (1.39%) DataStage
8 2 (1.39%) Amazon Redshift
8 2 (1.39%) Amazon DynamoDB
8 2 (1.39%) BigQuery
9 1 (0.69%) SQL Server 2012
9 1 (0.69%) Infinispan
9 1 (0.69%) Oracle Database
9 1 (0.69%) Redis
9 1 (0.69%) Apache Cassandra
9 1 (0.69%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 3 (2.08%) Eclipse
2 2 (1.39%) Mercurial
2 2 (1.39%) Talend Open Studio
2 2 (1.39%) Git (software)
2 2 (1.39%) LabVIEW
2 2 (1.39%) SoapUI
General
1 30 (20.83%) Retail
2 20 (13.89%) Billing
3 19 (13.19%) Telecoms
4 17 (11.81%) Finance
5 6 (4.17%) Legal
5 6 (4.17%) Manufacturing
6 5 (3.47%) Marketing
7 3 (2.08%) Automotive
7 3 (2.08%) Czech Language
7 3 (2.08%) German Language
8 2 (1.39%) Back Office
9 1 (0.69%) Electronics
9 1 (0.69%) Korean Language
9 1 (0.69%) Banking
Job Titles
1 28 (19.44%) Analyst
2 18 (12.50%) Architect
2 18 (12.50%) Consultant
3 12 (8.33%) Developer
4 11 (7.64%) Software Engineer
4 11 (7.64%) Business Analyst
5 10 (6.94%) Project Manager
6 9 (6.25%) Data Scientist
7 8 (5.56%) Solutions Architect
8 7 (4.86%) SAP ISU Consultant
8 7 (4.86%) SAP Consultant
8 7 (4.86%) Python Developer
9 6 (4.17%) Test Engineer
9 6 (4.17%) Governance Analyst
9 6 (4.17%) Compliance Analyst
10 5 (3.47%) Cyber Security Practitioner
10 5 (3.47%) Oracle Solutions Architect
10 5 (3.47%) Oracle Architect
10 5 (3.47%) Security Architect
10 5 (3.47%) Functional Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (11.11%) XML
2 14 (9.72%) Web Services
3 11 (7.64%) JSON
4 9 (6.25%) CSS
4 9 (6.25%) HTML
5 8 (5.56%) BAPI
6 7 (4.86%) EDI
6 7 (4.86%) SAP ALE
7 6 (4.17%) Twisted
7 6 (4.17%) AngularJS
8 4 (2.78%) RESTful
8 4 (2.78%) .NET
8 4 (2.78%) CSS3
9 2 (1.39%) Velocity
9 2 (1.39%) CGI
9 2 (1.39%) REST
9 2 (1.39%) Android SDK
10 1 (0.69%) LESS
10 1 (0.69%) KnockoutJS
10 1 (0.69%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 24 (16.67%) Computer Science
2 17 (11.81%) Analytical Skills
3 15 (10.42%) Algorithms
4 9 (6.25%) Management Information System
5 8 (5.56%) Data Structures
6 7 (4.86%) SCADA
7 5 (3.47%) PKI
8 4 (2.78%) GIS
8 4 (2.78%) Embedded Systems
9 3 (2.08%) Raspberry Pi
9 3 (2.08%) Arduino
9 3 (2.08%) Client/Server
9 3 (2.08%) Mathematics
9 3 (2.08%) Physics
9 3 (2.08%) Chemistry
9 3 (2.08%) Biology
9 3 (2.08%) Replication
10 2 (1.39%) CESG
10 2 (1.39%) Mobile App
10 2 (1.39%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 25 (17.36%) Linux
2 10 (6.94%) Windows
3 7 (4.86%) UNIX
4 6 (4.17%) Ubuntu
5 4 (2.78%) Embedded Linux
5 4 (2.78%) Android
6 2 (1.39%) Tizen
7 1 (0.69%) Apple iOS
7 1 (0.69%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (0.69%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (15.28%) Project Management
2 20 (13.89%) CRM
2 20 (13.89%) Analytics
3 18 (12.50%) Software Engineering
4 17 (11.81%) Stakeholder Management
4 17 (11.81%) Information Security
5 12 (8.33%) PRINCE2
5 12 (8.33%) Validation
6 11 (7.64%) Risk Management
7 10 (6.94%) ITIL
7 10 (6.94%) Cyber Security
8 9 (6.25%) MapReduce
8 9 (6.25%) Machine Learning
8 9 (6.25%) Migration
8 9 (6.25%) Data Migration
8 9 (6.25%) Programme Management
8 9 (6.25%) Zachman Framework
8 9 (6.25%) TOGAF
9 8 (5.56%) Data Management
9 8 (5.56%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 22 (15.28%) Python
2 19 (13.19%) Java
3 18 (12.50%) SQL
4 11 (7.64%) C
5 10 (6.94%) C++
6 9 (6.25%) PHP
7 8 (5.56%) ABAP
8 6 (4.17%) Erlang
8 6 (4.17%) Embedded C
9 5 (3.47%) JavaScript
9 5 (3.47%) Perl
10 3 (2.08%) R
10 3 (2.08%) MATLAB
10 3 (2.08%) C#
11 2 (1.39%) PL/SQL
12 1 (0.69%) Assembly Language
12 1 (0.69%) VBA
12 1 (0.69%) VB.NET
12 1 (0.69%) Bash Shell
12 1 (0.69%) Scala
Qualifications
1 39 (27.08%) Degree
2 16 (11.11%) Security Cleared
3 10 (6.94%) CISSP
4 7 (4.86%) CISA
4 7 (4.86%) CISM
5 5 (3.47%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 3 (2.08%) MBA
7 2 (1.39%) ISTQB
7 2 (1.39%) SC Cleared
7 2 (1.39%) ISEB
7 2 (1.39%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 1 (0.69%) RHCSA
8 1 (0.69%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
8 1 (0.69%) CRISC
8 1 (0.69%) Cisco Certification
8 1 (0.69%) Microsoft Certification
8 1 (0.69%) CCNA
8 1 (0.69%) PMP
8 1 (0.69%) PMI Certification
8 1 (0.69%) HNC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (9.72%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 12 (8.33%) QA
3 11 (7.64%) PCI DSS
4 6 (4.17%) COBIT
4 6 (4.17%) ISO 9001
4 6 (4.17%) ISO 14001
5 2 (1.39%) Data Quality
System Software
1 5 (3.47%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 1 (0.69%) Puppet
1 1 (0.69%) HP Quality Center
1 1 (0.69%) Nmap
Vendors
1 21 (14.58%) Oracle
2 14 (9.72%) SAP
3 5 (3.47%) Salesforce.com
3 5 (3.47%) Google
4 4 (2.78%) VMware
5 3 (2.08%) Microsoft
5 3 (2.08%) Cognizant
6 2 (1.39%) Ab Initio
6 2 (1.39%) HP
6 2 (1.39%) Informatica
6 2 (1.39%) Talend
7 1 (0.69%) F5
7 1 (0.69%) Red Hat
7 1 (0.69%) Cisco
7 1 (0.69%) Capita
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Spring Technology
Salary: £30000.00 - £40000.00 per annum
Posted: 15 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Energy Technology Institute
Salary: Competitive package
Posted: 18 hours ago
East Anglia
Vodafone
Posted: 21 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
CGI
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
CGI
Salary: £50000 - £58000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 9 days ago
City of London
Capita - ITIN
Salary: £70000 - £80000 per annum + Bonus
Posted: 10 days ago
City of London
Capita - ITIN
Salary: £70000 - £80000 per annum + Bonus
Posted: 10 days ago
City of London
Capita - ITIN
Salary: £70000 - £80000 per annum + Bonus
Posted: 10 days ago
City of London
Capita - ITIN
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 10 days ago
Slough, Berkshire
Telefónica
Salary: Competitive Salary & Benefits
Posted: 10 days ago
South East
Cognizant
Posted: 20 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
CGI
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 21 days ago