The first 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all terms in our Miscellaneous category for the West Midlands region.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Smart Metering
Rank 194 - 191
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing Smart Meter 3 0 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.061% - 0.043%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.24% - 0.18%
Number of salaries quoted 1 0 2
Average salary £41,495 - £61,250
UK excluding London average salary £67,500 £41,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year
+64.63% -18.00%
Miscellaneous Category
West Midlands
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
1232 1177 1131
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 24.91% 23.50% 24.16%
Number of salaries quoted 1037 1006 935
Average salary £40,000 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.26% -5.00%
Smart Meter
England

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
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 18 April 2014. 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 each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Solihull - 3 £41,495 -
Smart Meter
England

Smart Meter
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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 5 (83.33%) Finance
2 3 (50.00%) Project Planning
2 3 (50.00%) MS Project
2 3 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (50.00%) Project Management
2 3 (50.00%) Programme Management
3 2 (33.33%) Billing
3 2 (33.33%) CRM
3 2 (33.33%) PL/SQL
3 2 (33.33%) SQL
3 2 (33.33%) T-SQL
3 2 (33.33%) Oracle
3 2 (33.33%) SQL Server
3 2 (33.33%) Degree
3 2 (33.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 2 (33.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 2 (33.33%) Data Mart
3 2 (33.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (33.33%) PostgreSQL
3 2 (33.33%) Database Tuning
3 2 (33.33%) Tableau
3 2 (33.33%) Performance Tuning
3 2 (33.33%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (16.67%) Portfolio Management
4 1 (16.67%) TETRA
4 1 (16.67%) LTE
4 1 (16.67%) GSM
4 1 (16.67%) UMTS
4 1 (16.67%) Wireless
4 1 (16.67%) Telecoms

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

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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.

Applications
1 3 (50.00%) MS Project
Communications & Networking
1 1 (16.67%) TETRA
1 1 (16.67%) LTE
1 1 (16.67%) GSM
1 1 (16.67%) UMTS
1 1 (16.67%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (33.33%) SQL Server
1 2 (33.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
1 2 (33.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 2 (33.33%) Data Mart
1 2 (33.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 2 (33.33%) PostgreSQL
General
1 5 (83.33%) Finance
2 2 (33.33%) Billing
3 1 (16.67%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 2 (33.33%) SQL Developer
1 2 (33.33%) Developer
2 1 (16.67%) Radio Engineer
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (50.00%) Project Planning
1 3 (50.00%) Project Management
1 3 (50.00%) Programme Management
2 2 (33.33%) CRM
2 2 (33.33%) Database Tuning
2 2 (33.33%) Performance Tuning
2 2 (33.33%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (16.67%) Portfolio Management
3 1 (16.67%) Network Design
Programming Languages
1 2 (33.33%) PL/SQL
1 2 (33.33%) SQL
1 2 (33.33%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (33.33%) Degree
Vendors
1 3 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (33.33%) Oracle
2 2 (33.33%) Tableau