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 August 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
27 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Smart Metering
Rank 202 220 196
Rank change year-on-year
+18 -24
Permanent jobs citing Smart Meter 32 9 26
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.56% 0.16% 0.47%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.53% 0.48% 1.37%
Number of salaries quoted 20 8 23
Median salary £37,500 £35,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £32,500 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £37,500 £46,600
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £53,750 £42,000
% change year-on-year
-20.93% +27.97%
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
2094 1881 1902
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 36.62% 33.10% 34.65%
Number of salaries quoted 1547 1483 1536
Median salary £38,500 £39,250 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-1.91% -1.87%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £25,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £65,000 £62,500
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 27 August 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 27 August 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
Birmingham -9 17 £35,000 - 1
Warwickshire - 10 - -
Solihull - 5 £62,500 -
Smart Meter
England

Smart Meter
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 27 August 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 39 (54.17%) SQL
2 29 (40.28%) Scrum
2 29 (40.28%) Agile Software Development
3 28 (38.89%) MySQL
4 27 (37.50%) Billing
4 27 (37.50%) Degree
5 26 (36.11%) Continuous Integration
5 26 (36.11%) RESTful
5 26 (36.11%) JBehave
5 26 (36.11%) Cucumber
5 26 (36.11%) Software Engineering
5 26 (36.11%) PostgreSQL
5 26 (36.11%) Oracle
5 26 (36.11%) JUnit
5 26 (36.11%) Java
6 25 (34.72%) Spring
7 23 (31.94%) Selenium
7 23 (31.94%) Docker
8 22 (30.56%) JAX-RS
8 22 (30.56%) Jenkins
8 22 (30.56%) Mentoring
8 22 (30.56%) Coaching
8 22 (30.56%) WildFly
8 22 (30.56%) GlassFish
8 22 (30.56%) Mathematics
8 22 (30.56%) Java EE
8 22 (30.56%) Unit Testing
8 22 (30.56%) Puppet
8 22 (30.56%) Hudson
8 22 (30.56%) Dependency Injection

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 22 (30.56%) GlassFish
1 22 (30.56%) JBoss
1 22 (30.56%) WildFly
2 11 (15.28%) Apache
2 11 (15.28%) Apache Spark
Applications
1 4 (5.56%) MS Office
2 2 (2.78%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 14 (19.44%) SAP IS-U
2 11 (15.28%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 3 (4.17%) Dynamics CRM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (38.89%) MySQL
2 26 (36.11%) PostgreSQL
3 15 (20.83%) Apache Cassandra
4 11 (15.28%) Big Data
4 11 (15.28%) Hadoop
5 4 (5.56%) Relational Database
6 3 (4.17%) Data Warehouse
6 3 (4.17%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 26 (36.11%) Cucumber
1 26 (36.11%) JBehave
1 26 (36.11%) JUnit
2 23 (31.94%) Selenium
3 22 (30.56%) Hudson
3 22 (30.56%) Jenkins
4 19 (26.39%) RSpec
5 16 (22.22%) WATIR
6 4 (5.56%) Git (software)
General
1 27 (37.50%) Billing
2 17 (23.61%) Retail
3 11 (15.28%) Finance
3 11 (15.28%) Marketing
4 1 (1.39%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 24 (33.33%) Developer
2 22 (30.56%) Java Developer
2 22 (30.56%) Lead Developer
2 22 (30.56%) Lead Java Developer
3 15 (20.83%) Analyst
4 13 (18.06%) Architect
5 12 (16.67%) Business Analyst
6 11 (15.28%) Data Scientist
6 11 (15.28%) Senior Data Scientist
6 11 (15.28%) Solutions Architect
6 11 (15.28%) TOGAF Architect
7 4 (5.56%) Project Manager
7 4 (5.56%) Software Engineer
7 4 (5.56%) Software Test Engineer
7 4 (5.56%) Test Automation Engineer
7 4 (5.56%) Test Engineer
8 3 (4.17%) Business Consultant
8 3 (4.17%) Consultant
8 3 (4.17%) Senior Developer
8 3 (4.17%) Senior Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (36.11%) RESTful
2 25 (34.72%) Spring
3 22 (30.56%) Hibernate
3 22 (30.56%) Java EE
3 22 (30.56%) JAX-RS
3 22 (30.56%) JMS
4 19 (26.39%) HornetQ
4 19 (26.39%) JPA
4 19 (26.39%) RESTEasy
5 4 (5.56%) HTML
5 4 (5.56%) Kafka
5 4 (5.56%) Web Services
6 3 (4.17%) Grails
Miscellaneous
1 22 (30.56%) Mathematics
2 11 (15.28%) Algorithms
2 11 (15.28%) Statistics
3 8 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (5.56%) Mobile App
5 3 (4.17%) Minimum Viable Product
6 2 (2.78%) Virtual Team
7 1 (1.39%) Computer Science
7 1 (1.39%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 4 (5.56%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (40.28%) Agile Software Development
1 29 (40.28%) Scrum
2 26 (36.11%) Continuous Integration
2 26 (36.11%) Software Engineering
3 22 (30.56%) Coaching
3 22 (30.56%) Dependency Injection
3 22 (30.56%) Mentoring
3 22 (30.56%) SOA
3 22 (30.56%) Unit Testing
4 19 (26.39%) Functional Testing
5 18 (25.00%) CRM
6 17 (23.61%) Data Analysis
7 14 (19.44%) Translating Business Requirements
8 13 (18.06%) TOGAF
9 12 (16.67%) Enterprise Architecture
9 12 (16.67%) Supplier Management
10 11 (15.28%) Analytics
10 11 (15.28%) Financial Modelling
10 11 (15.28%) Machine Learning
10 11 (15.28%) Predictive Modelling
Programming Languages
1 39 (54.17%) SQL
2 26 (36.11%) Java
3 16 (22.22%) Ruby
4 11 (15.28%) R
4 11 (15.28%) Scala
5 6 (8.33%) VBA
6 4 (5.56%) JavaScript
6 4 (5.56%) Shell Script
7 3 (4.17%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 27 (37.50%) Degree
2 4 (5.56%) ISTQB
2 4 (5.56%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 4 (5.56%) PRINCE2 Certification
System Software
1 23 (31.94%) Docker
Systems Management
1 22 (30.56%) Puppet
Vendors
1 26 (36.11%) Oracle
2 16 (22.22%) SAP
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