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 salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Smart Meter over the 3 months to 25 June 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
25 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Smart Metering
Rank 198 215 204
Rank change year-on-year
+17 -11
Permanent jobs citing Smart Meter 48 8 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.79% 0.14% 0.29%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 2.10% 0.41% 0.84%
Number of salaries quoted 32 8 12
Median salary £50,000 £35,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+42.85% -6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £31,300 £35,250
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £37,500 £42,400
UK excluding London median salary £50,000 £37,500 £50,250
% change year-on-year
+33.33% -25.37%
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
2281 1960 1911
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 37.42% 34.29% 35.21%
Number of salaries quoted 1622 1595 1600
Median salary £40,000 £37,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £65,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

Smart Meter
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

The demand trend of job ads across the West Midlands region citing Smart Meter as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 25 June 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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Smart Meter within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 25 June 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Warwickshire - 26 £50,000 - 1
Birmingham -14 9 £35,000 - 4
Solihull - 9 £62,500 -
Smart Meter
England

Smart Meter
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 25 June 2016, IT jobs citing Smart Meter also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the West Midlands region with a requirement for Smart Meter.

1 54 (58.70%) SQL
2 47 (51.09%) Degree
3 45 (48.91%) Scrum
3 45 (48.91%) Agile Software Development
4 44 (47.83%) Billing
5 43 (46.74%) MySQL
6 40 (43.48%) Spring
7 39 (42.39%) Software Engineering
7 39 (42.39%) PostgreSQL
7 39 (42.39%) Java
7 39 (42.39%) JUnit
7 39 (42.39%) Continuous Integration
7 39 (42.39%) RESTful
7 39 (42.39%) JBehave
7 39 (42.39%) Cucumber
8 38 (41.30%) Puppet
8 38 (41.30%) Dependency Injection
8 38 (41.30%) Hudson
8 38 (41.30%) JAX-RS
8 38 (41.30%) Jenkins
8 38 (41.30%) Mentoring
8 38 (41.30%) Coaching
8 38 (41.30%) GlassFish
8 38 (41.30%) Unit Testing
8 38 (41.30%) Mathematics
8 38 (41.30%) Java EE
8 38 (41.30%) JMS
8 38 (41.30%) SOA
8 38 (41.30%) JBoss
8 38 (41.30%) Hibernate

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

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 38 (41.30%) GlassFish
1 38 (41.30%) JBoss
1 38 (41.30%) WildFly
2 11 (11.96%) Apache
2 11 (11.96%) Apache Spark
3 1 (1.09%) SharePoint
Applications
1 4 (4.35%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 14 (15.22%) SAP IS-U
2 11 (11.96%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (1.09%) Dynamics CRM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 43 (46.74%) MySQL
2 39 (42.39%) PostgreSQL
3 12 (13.04%) Apache Cassandra
4 11 (11.96%) Big Data
4 11 (11.96%) Hadoop
5 1 (1.09%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (1.09%) QlikView
5 1 (1.09%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 39 (42.39%) Cucumber
1 39 (42.39%) JBehave
1 39 (42.39%) JUnit
2 38 (41.30%) Hudson
2 38 (41.30%) Jenkins
3 35 (38.04%) RSpec
4 22 (23.91%) Selenium
5 18 (19.57%) WATIR
6 1 (1.09%) Git (software)
General
1 44 (47.83%) Billing
2 14 (15.22%) Finance
3 13 (14.13%) Retail
4 11 (11.96%) Marketing
5 1 (1.09%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 39 (42.39%) Developer
2 38 (41.30%) Java Developer
2 38 (41.30%) Lead Developer
2 38 (41.30%) Lead Java Developer
3 20 (21.74%) Architect
4 17 (18.48%) Agile Developer
4 17 (18.48%) Agile Java Developer
5 15 (16.30%) Analyst
6 14 (15.22%) Solutions Architect
7 11 (11.96%) Data Scientist
7 11 (11.96%) Senior Data Scientist
7 11 (11.96%) TOGAF Architect
8 10 (10.87%) Business Analyst
8 10 (10.87%) Senior Architect
9 6 (6.52%) Agile Business Analyst
10 5 (5.43%) Applications Architect
10 5 (5.43%) Senior Solutions Architect
11 4 (4.35%) Project Manager
12 3 (3.26%) Senior Developer
12 3 (3.26%) Senior Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 40 (43.48%) Spring
2 39 (42.39%) RESTful
3 38 (41.30%) Hibernate
3 38 (41.30%) Java EE
3 38 (41.30%) JAX-RS
3 38 (41.30%) JMS
4 35 (38.04%) JPA
4 35 (38.04%) RESTEasy
5 21 (22.83%) HornetQ
6 17 (18.48%) Grails
7 1 (1.09%) HTML
7 1 (1.09%) Kafka
7 1 (1.09%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 38 (41.30%) Mathematics
2 11 (11.96%) Algorithms
2 11 (11.96%) Statistics
3 6 (6.52%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (6.52%) Minimum Viable Product
4 5 (5.43%) Computer Science
4 5 (5.43%) Data Centre
5 2 (2.17%) IVR
5 2 (2.17%) Streaming Music
6 1 (1.09%) Mobile App
6 1 (1.09%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 1 (1.09%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 45 (48.91%) Agile Software Development
1 45 (48.91%) Scrum
2 39 (42.39%) Continuous Integration
2 39 (42.39%) Software Engineering
3 38 (41.30%) Coaching
3 38 (41.30%) Dependency Injection
3 38 (41.30%) Mentoring
3 38 (41.30%) SOA
3 38 (41.30%) Unit Testing
4 21 (22.83%) Functional Testing
5 20 (21.74%) TOGAF
6 19 (20.65%) Enterprise Architecture
6 19 (20.65%) Supplier Management
6 19 (20.65%) Translating Business Requirements
7 18 (19.57%) CRM
8 17 (18.48%) TDD
9 16 (17.39%) Data Analysis
10 14 (15.22%) Financial Modelling
11 11 (11.96%) Analytics
11 11 (11.96%) Statistical Modelling
Programming Languages
1 54 (58.70%) SQL
2 39 (42.39%) Java
3 18 (19.57%) Ruby
4 17 (18.48%) Groovy
5 11 (11.96%) R
5 11 (11.96%) Scala
6 5 (5.43%) VBA
7 2 (2.17%) C
8 1 (1.09%) JavaScript
8 1 (1.09%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 47 (51.09%) Degree
2 3 (3.26%) MBA
2 3 (3.26%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 1 (1.09%) ISTQB
3 1 (1.09%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 1 (1.09%) PMI Certification
3 1 (1.09%) PMP
3 1 (1.09%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
System Software
1 36 (39.13%) Docker
Systems Management
1 38 (41.30%) Puppet
Vendors
1 22 (23.91%) Oracle
2 21 (22.83%) SAP
3 2 (2.17%) Avaya
3 2 (2.17%) EMC
Warwick, Warwickshire
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Salary: From £42,000 to £50,000 per annum + bonus + excellent benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
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Salary: £28000 - £32000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 8 days ago
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Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + benefits
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Salary: £40,000 - £60,000 per annum + benefits
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Salary: £30,000 - £38,000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 25 days ago