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 27 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
27 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Smart Metering
England / West Midlands
Rank 189 176 212
Rank change year-on-year
-13 +36
Permanent jobs citing Smart Meter 14 57 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.30% 0.98% 0.098%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.85% 2.84% 0.30%
Number of salaries quoted 6 37 4
Median salary £52,000 £57,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-9.56% +53.33%
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £57,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year
-30.43% +4.54%

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
1648 2007 1656
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 34.93% 34.35% 32.43%
Number of salaries quoted 1236 1540 1409
Median salary £40,000 £41,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-3.61% +3.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £25,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £60,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £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 27 February 2017.

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 27 February 2017. 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 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
Birmingham +16 10 £51,500 +47.14% 2
Warwickshire +2 4 £75,000 +30.43%
Smart Meter
England

Smart Meter
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 27 February 2017, 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 25 (78.13%) Billing
2 13 (40.63%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (40.63%) CRM
3 12 (37.50%) HTML
3 12 (37.50%) JavaScript
3 12 (37.50%) Web Services
3 12 (37.50%) Linux
3 12 (37.50%) Python
3 12 (37.50%) Ubuntu
3 12 (37.50%) Ruby
3 12 (37.50%) Continuous Integration
3 12 (37.50%) CentOS
3 12 (37.50%) RESTful
3 12 (37.50%) Bash Shell
3 12 (37.50%) Docker
3 12 (37.50%) DevOps
3 12 (37.50%) Analytical Skills
3 12 (37.50%) Microservices
3 12 (37.50%) Continuous Delivery
3 12 (37.50%) Software Delivery
4 11 (34.38%) Translating Business Requirements
4 11 (34.38%) MS Visio
5 10 (31.25%) Apache Cassandra
6 8 (25.00%) MS Office
7 7 (21.88%) MS Excel
8 6 (18.75%) Stakeholder Management
9 5 (15.63%) Project Management
9 5 (15.63%) PMO
10 2 (6.25%) Terraform
10 2 (6.25%) Consul

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:

Applications
1 11 (34.38%) MS Visio
2 8 (25.00%) MS Office
3 7 (21.88%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (6.25%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (6.25%) AWS CloudFormation
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (31.25%) Apache Cassandra
2 1 (3.13%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 2 (6.25%) Jenkins
1 2 (6.25%) Vagrant
General
1 25 (78.13%) Billing
2 2 (6.25%) Retail
Job Titles
1 14 (43.75%) Analyst
2 13 (40.63%) Business Analyst
3 12 (37.50%) DevOps Engineer
4 10 (31.25%) Senior DevOps
4 10 (31.25%) Senior DevOps Engineer
5 5 (15.63%) Project Manager
6 2 (6.25%) Principal Engineer
6 2 (6.25%) Principal Software Engineer
6 2 (6.25%) Software Engineer
7 1 (3.13%) Manual Test Analyst
7 1 (3.13%) Smart Metering Project Manager
7 1 (3.13%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (37.50%) HTML
1 12 (37.50%) RESTful
1 12 (37.50%) Web Services
2 2 (6.25%) ActiveMQ
2 2 (6.25%) HornetQ
2 2 (6.25%) JMS
2 2 (6.25%) Kafka
2 2 (6.25%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 12 (37.50%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (6.25%) Mobile App
3 1 (3.13%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 12 (37.50%) CentOS
1 12 (37.50%) Linux
1 12 (37.50%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (40.63%) Agile Software Development
1 13 (40.63%) CRM
2 12 (37.50%) Continuous Delivery
2 12 (37.50%) Continuous Integration
2 12 (37.50%) DevOps
2 12 (37.50%) Microservices
2 12 (37.50%) Software Delivery
3 11 (34.38%) Translating Business Requirements
4 6 (18.75%) Stakeholder Management
5 5 (15.63%) Project Management
6 2 (6.25%) Automated Testing
6 2 (6.25%) Configuration Management
6 2 (6.25%) Continuous Improvement
6 2 (6.25%) Kanban
6 2 (6.25%) Scrum
6 2 (6.25%) Software Engineering
6 2 (6.25%) Software Testing
7 1 (3.13%) Test Scripting
7 1 (3.13%) User Acceptance Testing
7 1 (3.13%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 12 (37.50%) Bash Shell
1 12 (37.50%) JavaScript
1 12 (37.50%) Python
1 12 (37.50%) Ruby
2 2 (6.25%) Groovy
2 2 (6.25%) Java
2 2 (6.25%) Scala
3 1 (3.13%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (3.13%) ISEB
1 1 (3.13%) ISTQB
1 1 (3.13%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (15.63%) PMO
System Software
1 12 (37.50%) Docker
2 2 (6.25%) VirtualBox
2 2 (6.25%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (6.25%) Consul
1 2 (6.25%) Docker Swarm
1 2 (6.25%) Kubernetes
1 2 (6.25%) Mesos
1 2 (6.25%) Nagios
1 2 (6.25%) Puppet
1 2 (6.25%) StatsD
1 2 (6.25%) Terraform
2 1 (3.13%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 2 (6.25%) New Relic
1 2 (6.25%) VMware
2 1 (3.13%) HP
2 1 (3.13%) Microsoft
2 1 (3.13%) Oracle
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Verticality Ltd
Salary: to £45k DOE + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
CGI
Salary: £60000 - £90000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 27 days ago