The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Smart Meter in permanent job vacancies advertised in Berkshire. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Smart Meter over the 3 months to 27 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Smart Metering
South East / Berkshire
3 months to
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 169 146 227
Rank change year-on-year -23 +81  
Permanent jobs citing Smart Meter 8 71 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 0.24% 1.43% 0.11%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.65% 3.70% 0.30%
Number of salaries quoted 6 69 5
Median salary £40,000 £45,000 £42,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -11.11% +7.14%  
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £57,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year -30.43% +21.05%  

Smart Meter is in the generic IT skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Berkshire with a requirement for generic IT skills.

Generic IT Skills
Berkshire
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 1227 1919 1976
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Berkshire 36.54% 38.77% 36.11%
Number of salaries quoted 923 1569 1411
Median salary £50,000 £48,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.09% -3.00%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £30,000 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +6.25%  

Smart Meter
Job Vacancy Trend in Berkshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Berkshire citing Smart Meter as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Miscellaneous category.

Job vacancy trend for Smart Meter in Berkshire

Smart Meter
Salary Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Smart Meter in Berkshire.

Salary trend for Smart Meter in Berkshire

Smart Meter
Job Locations in Berkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Smart Meter within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 27 March 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
Slough +23 1 - -
Reading -29 1 - -
Smart Meter
South East

Smart Meter
Top 20 Co-occurring IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 Berkshire region with a requirement for Smart Meter.

1 6 (66.67%) HP
1 6 (66.67%) Wireless
1 6 (66.67%) Telecoms
1 6 (66.67%) 4G
1 6 (66.67%) Functional Testing
1 6 (66.67%) 802.1X
2 2 (22.22%) Mobile App
2 2 (22.22%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (11.11%) User Experience
3 1 (11.11%) Change Control
3 1 (11.11%) Big Data
3 1 (11.11%) Contract Management
3 1 (11.11%) IT Strategy
3 1 (11.11%) Asset Management
3 1 (11.11%) Degree
3 1 (11.11%) OpenUP
3 1 (11.11%) Social Media
3 1 (11.11%) Finance
3 1 (11.11%) Legal
3 1 (11.11%) Service Management

Smart Meter
Co-occurring IT Skills in Berkshire 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:

Communications & Networking
1 6 (66.67%) 4G
1 6 (66.67%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (11.11%) Big Data
General
1 6 (66.67%) Telecoms
2 1 (11.11%) Finance
2 1 (11.11%) Legal
Job Titles
1 6 (66.67%) Analyst
1 6 (66.67%) Network Analyst
1 6 (66.67%) Test Analyst
2 1 (11.11%) Contracts Manager
2 1 (11.11%) Head of Digital
2 1 (11.11%) Head of Technology
2 1 (11.11%) Vendor Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (66.67%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 2 (22.22%) Mobile App
2 1 (11.11%) Social Media
2 1 (11.11%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (66.67%) Functional Testing
2 2 (22.22%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (11.11%) Asset Management
3 1 (11.11%) Change Control
3 1 (11.11%) Contract Management
3 1 (11.11%) IT Strategy
3 1 (11.11%) OpenUP
3 1 (11.11%) Service Management
Qualifications
1 1 (11.11%) Degree
Vendors
1 6 (66.67%) HP