The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Smart Meter in IT jobs advertised for the West Midlands region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Smart Meter over the 3 months to 11 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
11 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Smart Metering
Rank 174 208 194
Rank change year-on-year
+34 -14
Permanent jobs citing Smart Meter 55 7 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.97% 0.14% 0.070%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 2.82% 0.42% 0.20%
Number of salaries quoted 34 5 3
Average salary £57,500 £37,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+53.33% -11.76%
UK excluding London average salary £57,500 £60,000 £48,700
% change year-on-year
-4.16% +23.20%
Smart Meter
England

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

Miscellaneous Category
West Midlands
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
1951 1654 1470
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 34.27% 32.69% 34.14%
Number of salaries quoted 1523 1419 1190
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

Smart Meter
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

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

Smart Meter Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

Smart Meter
Salary Trend in the West Midlands

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

Smart Meter Salary Trend in the West Midlands

Smart Meter
Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Smart Meter across the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 11 February 2016.

Smart Meter Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

Smart Meter
Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Smart Meter within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 11 February 2016. 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
Warwickshire - 27 £57,500 - 1
Solihull - 11 £67,000 - 1
Birmingham +1 10 £37,500 - 4
Smart Meter
England

Smart Meter
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, IT jobs across the West Midlands 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 34 (53.13%) Scrum
1 34 (53.13%) Agile Software Development
1 34 (53.13%) Billing
2 32 (50.00%) Degree
3 25 (39.06%) Mathematics
3 25 (39.06%) GlassFish
3 25 (39.06%) Unit Testing
3 25 (39.06%) Continuous Integration
3 25 (39.06%) Java EE
3 25 (39.06%) Spring
3 25 (39.06%) Software Engineering
3 25 (39.06%) Java
3 25 (39.06%) SQL
3 25 (39.06%) MySQL
3 25 (39.06%) JUnit
3 25 (39.06%) JBoss
3 25 (39.06%) JMS
3 25 (39.06%) SOA
3 25 (39.06%) PostgreSQL
3 25 (39.06%) Hibernate
3 25 (39.06%) JPA
3 25 (39.06%) RESTful
3 25 (39.06%) RSpec
3 25 (39.06%) JBehave
3 25 (39.06%) Dependency Injection
3 25 (39.06%) Cucumber
3 25 (39.06%) Puppet
3 25 (39.06%) Hudson
3 25 (39.06%) JAX-RS
3 25 (39.06%) Jenkins

Smart Meter
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, IT jobs across the West Midlands 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.

Application Platforms
1 25 (39.06%) GlassFish
1 25 (39.06%) JBoss
1 25 (39.06%) WildFly
2 1 (1.56%) SharePoint
Business Applications
1 5 (7.81%) SAP IS-U
2 1 (1.56%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.56%) Amazon AWS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (39.06%) MySQL
1 25 (39.06%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 25 (39.06%) Cucumber
1 25 (39.06%) Hudson
1 25 (39.06%) JBehave
1 25 (39.06%) Jenkins
1 25 (39.06%) JUnit
1 25 (39.06%) RSpec
2 1 (1.56%) Selenium
2 1 (1.56%) WATIR
General
1 34 (53.13%) Billing
2 12 (18.75%) Retail
3 5 (7.81%) Finance
Job Titles
1 25 (39.06%) Developer
1 25 (39.06%) Java Developer
1 25 (39.06%) Lead Developer
1 25 (39.06%) Lead Java Developer
2 24 (37.50%) Agile Developer
2 24 (37.50%) Agile Java Developer
3 18 (28.13%) Analyst
4 17 (26.56%) Business Analyst
5 10 (15.63%) Architect
5 10 (15.63%) Senior Architect
6 9 (14.06%) Agile Business Analyst
7 7 (10.94%) Avaya Engineer
8 6 (9.38%) Senior Solutions Architect
8 6 (9.38%) Solutions Architect
9 4 (6.25%) Applications Architect
10 3 (4.69%) Project Manager
11 1 (1.56%) Senior Manager
11 1 (1.56%) Senior Project Manager
11 1 (1.56%) Smart Metering Business Analyst
11 1 (1.56%) TOGAF Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (39.06%) Hibernate
1 25 (39.06%) Java EE
1 25 (39.06%) JAX-RS
1 25 (39.06%) JMS
1 25 (39.06%) JPA
1 25 (39.06%) RESTEasy
1 25 (39.06%) RESTful
1 25 (39.06%) Spring
2 24 (37.50%) Grails
3 1 (1.56%) HornetQ
Miscellaneous
1 25 (39.06%) Mathematics
2 7 (10.94%) IVR
2 7 (10.94%) Streaming Music
3 3 (4.69%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (4.69%) Computer Science
3 3 (4.69%) Data Centre
4 1 (1.56%) Mobile App
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (53.13%) Agile Software Development
1 34 (53.13%) Scrum
2 25 (39.06%) Coaching
2 25 (39.06%) Continuous Integration
2 25 (39.06%) Dependency Injection
2 25 (39.06%) Mentoring
2 25 (39.06%) SOA
2 25 (39.06%) Software Engineering
2 25 (39.06%) Unit Testing
3 24 (37.50%) TDD
4 15 (23.44%) CRM
5 14 (21.88%) Stakeholder Management
6 10 (15.63%) TOGAF
7 9 (14.06%) User Stories
8 8 (12.50%) Enterprise Architecture
8 8 (12.50%) PRINCE2
8 8 (12.50%) Supplier Management
8 8 (12.50%) Translating Business Requirements
9 7 (10.94%) ITIL
9 7 (10.94%) Programme Management
Programming Languages
1 25 (39.06%) Java
1 25 (39.06%) SQL
2 24 (37.50%) Groovy
3 7 (10.94%) C
4 1 (1.56%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 32 (50.00%) Degree
2 4 (6.25%) MBA
3 2 (3.13%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 1 (1.56%) PMI Certification
4 1 (1.56%) PMP
4 1 (1.56%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
System Software
1 25 (39.06%) Docker
Systems Management
1 25 (39.06%) Puppet
Vendors
1 11 (17.19%) SAP
2 7 (10.94%) Avaya
2 7 (10.94%) EMC
3 1 (1.56%) Oracle
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