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 30 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Smart Metering
Rank 779 854 850
Rank change year-on-year
+75 -4
Permanent jobs citing Smart Meter 99 39 35
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.093% 0.038% 0.032%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.25% 0.096% 0.083%
Number of salaries quoted 77 36 34
Average salary £60,000 £50,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+20.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £40,500 £34,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £80,000 £85,000
UK excluding London average salary £60,000 £49,350 £50,000
% change year-on-year
+21.58% -1.30%

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
39946 40425 41926
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 37.73% 39.40% 38.32%
Number of salaries quoted 32278 31516 34930
Average salary £47,500 £46,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.26% +2.22%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £28,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £72,500 £75,000
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 30 January 2015 within the UK.

Smart Meter Salary Histogram in the UK

Smart Meter
Top 30 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 30 January 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 +53 95 £60,000 +20.00% 13
South East -8 34 £60,000 +20.00% 2
London +4 18 £45,500 -41.29% 5
Surrey +7 16 £60,000 -14.28%
Hampshire -10 16 £60,000 +20.00% 1
Cambridgeshire +9 13 £50,000 +29.87% 4
East of England 0 13 £50,000 +29.87% 4
Berkshire -5 13 £65,000 +31.71% 1
North West - 13 £35,000 -
Manchester - 13 £35,000 -
Cambridge - 13 £50,000 - 4
Guildford - 11 £67,500 -
Reading +7 10 £67,500 +22.72% 1
West Midlands -5 10 £43,750 +2.94% 1
City of London +11 9 £42,500 -49.70% 3
Winchester - 9 £60,000 -
Birmingham - 9 £43,750 - 1
Basingstoke -4 6 £67,500 +35.00%
Southampton - 6 £67,500 -
Farnham - 6 £67,500 -
Newbury - 6 £67,500 -
Farnborough - 6 £67,500 -
Staines - 5 £45,000 -
Havant +6 4 £66,250 +32.50%
Nottinghamshire - 3 £65,000 -
East Midlands - 3 £65,000 -
Bolton - 2 £40,000 -
Bracknell - 2 £75,000 -
Bristol - 1 - - 1
Kingswinford - 1 - -

Smart Meter
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 55 (30.73%) Degree
2 42 (23.46%) Retail
3 36 (20.11%) Oracle
3 36 (20.11%) Project Management
4 34 (18.99%) Linux
5 33 (18.44%) Finance
6 32 (17.88%) Python
7 29 (16.20%) CRM
8 27 (15.08%) Java
9 24 (13.41%) C
10 23 (12.85%) Telecoms
10 23 (12.85%) Software Engineering
11 22 (12.29%) Algorithms
12 20 (11.17%) Computer Science
12 20 (11.17%) Analytical Skills
13 19 (10.61%) Programme Management
14 16 (8.94%) Management Information System
14 16 (8.94%) QA
14 16 (8.94%) Security Cleared
15 15 (8.38%) Data Structures
15 15 (8.38%) Embedded Linux
15 15 (8.38%) SQL
15 15 (8.38%) MySQL
16 14 (7.82%) Stakeholder Management
16 14 (7.82%) Analytics
17 13 (7.26%) Big Data
17 13 (7.26%) Billing
17 13 (7.26%) Software Testing
17 13 (7.26%) ZigBee
17 13 (7.26%) Windows

Smart Meter
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 9 (5.03%) JBoss
2 3 (1.68%) Node.js
2 3 (1.68%) SharePoint
2 3 (1.68%) Apache
3 2 (1.12%) IIS
Applications
1 11 (6.15%) MS Office
2 10 (5.59%) MS Excel
3 3 (1.68%) MS PowerPoint
3 3 (1.68%) MS Project
4 1 (0.56%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 13 (7.26%) Oracle EBS
2 11 (6.15%) Oracle Financials
3 4 (2.23%) SAP IS-U
4 1 (0.56%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.12%) Google Cloud Platform
1 2 (1.12%) Google App Engine
2 1 (0.56%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 13 (7.26%) ZigBee
2 11 (6.15%) 802.15
2 11 (6.15%) Wireless
3 9 (5.03%) GPRS
4 7 (3.91%) FTP
4 7 (3.91%) TCP/IP
4 7 (3.91%) Firewall
4 7 (3.91%) Internet
5 5 (2.79%) HTTP
5 5 (2.79%) MPLS
6 3 (1.68%) Radio Access Network
6 3 (1.68%) LTE
6 3 (1.68%) Network Security
6 3 (1.68%) TETRA
6 3 (1.68%) Ethernet
6 3 (1.68%) SDH
6 3 (1.68%) RTP
7 1 (0.56%) HSPA
7 1 (0.56%) Wireshark
7 1 (0.56%) Intrusion Detection
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (8.38%) MySQL
2 13 (7.26%) Big Data
3 12 (6.70%) Oracle Database
4 10 (5.59%) Relational Database
5 9 (5.03%) RDBMS
6 8 (4.47%) Oracle Reports
6 8 (4.47%) Apache Hive
6 8 (4.47%) MongoDB
6 8 (4.47%) NoSQL
6 8 (4.47%) Hadoop
7 6 (3.35%) SQL Server
8 4 (2.23%) Oracle Exadata
9 3 (1.68%) PostgreSQL
10 1 (0.56%) SQL Server 2012
10 1 (0.56%) SQL Server 2008
10 1 (0.56%) Oracle BI EE
10 1 (0.56%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 1 (0.56%) DTS
Development Applications
1 7 (3.91%) Oracle Forms
2 3 (1.68%) Eclipse
3 2 (1.12%) LabVIEW
3 2 (1.12%) Mercurial
3 2 (1.12%) Git (software)
4 1 (0.56%) Subversion
4 1 (0.56%) JUnit
General
1 42 (23.46%) Retail
2 33 (18.44%) Finance
3 23 (12.85%) Telecoms
4 13 (7.26%) Billing
5 7 (3.91%) German Language
6 6 (3.35%) Automotive
6 6 (3.35%) Manufacturing
6 6 (3.35%) Czech Language
6 6 (3.35%) Marketing
7 4 (2.23%) Legal
8 3 (1.68%) Electronics
9 1 (0.56%) Korean Language
9 1 (0.56%) Banking
9 1 (0.56%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 23 (12.85%) Developer
2 21 (11.73%) Architect
3 20 (11.17%) Analyst
4 18 (10.06%) Software Engineer
5 17 (9.50%) Consultant
6 15 (8.38%) Project Manager
7 13 (7.26%) Oracle Architect
7 13 (7.26%) Oracle Solutions Architect
7 13 (7.26%) Java Developer
7 13 (7.26%) Functional Architect
7 13 (7.26%) Solutions Architect
8 12 (6.70%) Support Engineer
8 12 (6.70%) Team Leader
9 10 (5.59%) Embedded Software Engineer
10 8 (4.47%) Business Analyst
10 8 (4.47%) Development Manager
10 8 (4.47%) Development Team Leader
10 8 (4.47%) Test Engineer
10 8 (4.47%) Software Team Leader
10 8 (4.47%) Data Scientist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (6.70%) XML
2 6 (3.35%) JSON
3 5 (2.79%) Twisted
3 5 (2.79%) AngularJS
4 4 (2.23%) Web Services
5 3 (1.68%) ActiveMQ
5 3 (1.68%) HTML
5 3 (1.68%) CSS
6 2 (1.12%) .NET
6 2 (1.12%) J2EE
6 2 (1.12%) Android SDK
6 2 (1.12%) RESTful
7 1 (0.56%) KnockoutJS
7 1 (0.56%) LESS
7 1 (0.56%) HTML5
7 1 (0.56%) REST
7 1 (0.56%) SAP ALE
7 1 (0.56%) .NET Framework
7 1 (0.56%) jQuery
7 1 (0.56%) Google Maps API
Miscellaneous
1 22 (12.29%) Algorithms
2 20 (11.17%) Computer Science
2 20 (11.17%) Analytical Skills
3 16 (8.94%) Management Information System
4 15 (8.38%) Data Structures
5 8 (4.47%) DTV
6 7 (3.91%) Replication
7 5 (2.79%) Mobile App
7 5 (2.79%) PKI
8 4 (2.23%) Client/Server
8 4 (2.23%) SCADA
8 4 (2.23%) Mathematics
8 4 (2.23%) Physics
8 4 (2.23%) Chemistry
8 4 (2.23%) Biology
9 3 (1.68%) Embedded Systems
9 3 (1.68%) User Experience
10 2 (1.12%) PMI
10 2 (1.12%) Arduino
11 1 (0.56%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 34 (18.99%) Linux
2 15 (8.38%) Embedded Linux
3 13 (7.26%) Windows
4 11 (6.15%) UNIX
5 7 (3.91%) Windows 7
5 7 (3.91%) Windows XP
6 5 (2.79%) Ubuntu
7 4 (2.23%) Android
8 1 (0.56%) Tizen
8 1 (0.56%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (20.11%) Project Management
2 29 (16.20%) CRM
3 23 (12.85%) Software Engineering
4 19 (10.61%) Programme Management
5 14 (7.82%) Stakeholder Management
5 14 (7.82%) Analytics
6 13 (7.26%) Software Testing
7 10 (5.59%) B2B
7 10 (5.59%) PRINCE2
7 10 (5.59%) ITIL
7 10 (5.59%) Information Security
7 10 (5.59%) Agile Software Development
8 9 (5.03%) Risk Management
9 8 (4.47%) Zachman Framework
9 8 (4.47%) TOGAF
9 8 (4.47%) Cyber Security
9 8 (4.47%) MapReduce
9 8 (4.47%) Machine Learning
9 8 (4.47%) Revenue Management
10 7 (3.91%) Customer Insight
Programming Languages
1 32 (17.88%) Python
2 27 (15.08%) Java
3 24 (13.41%) C
4 15 (8.38%) SQL
5 12 (6.70%) Embedded C
6 9 (5.03%) C++
7 5 (2.79%) Erlang
8 4 (2.23%) MATLAB
8 4 (2.23%) JavaScript
8 4 (2.23%) R
9 3 (1.68%) Bash Shell
9 3 (1.68%) Perl
9 3 (1.68%) PHP
9 3 (1.68%) C#
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%) ABAP
11 1 (0.56%) VBA
Qualifications
1 55 (30.73%) Degree
2 16 (8.94%) Security Cleared
3 6 (3.35%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 6 (3.35%) MBA
4 5 (2.79%) CISSP
5 4 (2.23%) ISEB
5 4 (2.23%) ITIL Certification
5 4 (2.23%) ISTQB
5 4 (2.23%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 3 (1.68%) CTC Cleared
6 3 (1.68%) HND
7 2 (1.12%) CISA
7 2 (1.12%) CISM
7 2 (1.12%) PMP
7 2 (1.12%) PMI Certification
7 2 (1.12%) GIAC
7 2 (1.12%) PgMP
7 2 (1.12%) CRISC
8 1 (0.56%) SC Cleared
8 1 (0.56%) HNC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (8.94%) QA
2 4 (2.23%) ISO 14001
2 4 (2.23%) ISO 9001
2 4 (2.23%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.56%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.56%) SLA
System Software
1 8 (4.47%) Firmware
2 1 (0.56%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (1.12%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 36 (20.11%) Oracle
2 12 (6.70%) Microsoft
3 6 (3.35%) SAP
3 6 (3.35%) VMware
4 3 (1.68%) Google
4 3 (1.68%) Primavera
5 1 (0.56%) Cognizant
5 1 (0.56%) HP
5 1 (0.56%) Salesforce.com
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Spring Technology
Salary: £30000.00 - £40000.00 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
City of London
Progressive Recruitment
Salary: £30000 - £55000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 16 days ago
City of London
Progressive Recruitment
Salary: £30000 - £55000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 16 days ago
London
Capita - ITIN
Salary: £45000.00 - £55000.00 per annum
Posted: 19 days ago
Bristol
OCC Computer personnel
Salary: £30k - 36k per year + Plus Bonus and Excellent Benefits
Posted: 20 days ago
London
OCC Computer personnel
Salary: £30k - 36k per year + Plus Bonus and Excellent Benefits
Posted: 22 days ago
Cambridge
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 25 days ago
Cambridge
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 25 days ago
City of London
Progressive Recruitment
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 25 days ago
Cambridge
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + pension, health insurance
Posted: 27 days ago