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 29 July 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
29 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Smart Metering
Rank 189 - 190
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing Smart Meter 20 0 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.37% - 0.25%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.62% - 0.98%
Number of salaries quoted 17 0 9
Average salary £37,500 - £75,000
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 - £57,500
10% offered a salary of more than £48,000 - £100,000
UK excluding London average salary £48,750 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year
-2.50% -
Miscellaneous Category
West Midlands
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
1235 1564 1221
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 22.99% 28.16% 24.93%
Number of salaries quoted 1020 1326 1061
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%
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
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 29 July 2014.

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 29 July 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
(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
Birmingham - 13 £37,500 -
Staffordshire - 2 £38,750 -
Worcestershire - 2 £40,000 -
Solihull - 1 - -
Smart Meter
England

Smart Meter
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 12 (52.17%) Retail
2 9 (39.13%) Programme Management
3 8 (34.78%) CRM
3 8 (34.78%) Project Management
4 6 (26.09%) B2B
4 6 (26.09%) Degree
5 5 (21.74%) PRINCE2
6 4 (17.39%) B2C
6 4 (17.39%) ISEB
6 4 (17.39%) QA
6 4 (17.39%) ISTQB
6 4 (17.39%) Billing
6 4 (17.39%) Supplier Management
6 4 (17.39%) Software Testing
6 4 (17.39%) Performance Improvement
6 4 (17.39%) Demand Forecasting
6 4 (17.39%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 3 (13.04%) Project Planning
7 3 (13.04%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 3 (13.04%) Microsoft
7 3 (13.04%) MS Project
7 3 (13.04%) Finance
8 2 (8.70%) Stakeholder Management
8 2 (8.70%) Scrum
8 2 (8.70%) Electronics
8 2 (8.70%) Agile Software Development
8 2 (8.70%) UML
8 2 (8.70%) OO
8 2 (8.70%) C
8 2 (8.70%) C++

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

For the 6 months to 29 July 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (4.35%) Drupal
Applications
1 3 (13.04%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (4.35%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 1 (4.35%) SAP IS-U
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.35%) MySQL
General
1 12 (52.17%) Retail
2 4 (17.39%) Billing
3 3 (13.04%) Finance
4 2 (8.70%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 9 (39.13%) Analyst
2 6 (26.09%) Business Analyst
3 3 (13.04%) Architect
3 3 (13.04%) Project Manager
4 2 (8.70%) Test Analyst
5 1 (4.35%) Consultant
5 1 (4.35%) Solutions Architect
5 1 (4.35%) Support Analyst
5 1 (4.35%) SAP Consultant
5 1 (4.35%) SAP ISU Consultant
5 1 (4.35%) MI Developer
5 1 (4.35%) Test Leader
5 1 (4.35%) Developer
5 1 (4.35%) Test Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.35%) BAPI
1 1 (4.35%) Spring
1 1 (4.35%) SAP ALE
Miscellaneous
1 2 (8.70%) Firmware
2 1 (4.35%) Podcast
2 1 (4.35%) iPhone
2 1 (4.35%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 1 (4.35%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (39.13%) Programme Management
2 8 (34.78%) CRM
2 8 (34.78%) Project Management
3 6 (26.09%) B2B
4 5 (21.74%) PRINCE2
5 4 (17.39%) B2C
5 4 (17.39%) Supplier Management
5 4 (17.39%) Software Testing
5 4 (17.39%) Performance Improvement
5 4 (17.39%) Demand Forecasting
6 3 (13.04%) Project Planning
7 2 (8.70%) Product Management
7 2 (8.70%) Stakeholder Engagement
7 2 (8.70%) Agile Software Development
7 2 (8.70%) UML
7 2 (8.70%) OO
7 2 (8.70%) Stakeholder Management
7 2 (8.70%) Scrum
7 2 (8.70%) Requirements Analysis
8 1 (4.35%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 2 (8.70%) C
1 2 (8.70%) C++
1 2 (8.70%) Embedded C
1 2 (8.70%) Embedded C++
2 1 (4.35%) SQL
2 1 (4.35%) ABAP
2 1 (4.35%) VBA
Qualifications
1 6 (26.09%) Degree
2 4 (17.39%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 4 (17.39%) ISEB
2 4 (17.39%) ISTQB
3 3 (13.04%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (17.39%) QA
Vendors
1 3 (13.04%) Microsoft
2 1 (4.35%) Oracle
2 1 (4.35%) SAP