The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Smart Meter in permanent job vacancies advertised in Birmingham. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Smart Meter over the 3 months to 24 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Smart Metering
West Midlands / Birmingham
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 132 135 128
Rank change year-on-year +3 -7  
Permanent jobs citing Smart Meter 4 9 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 0.21% 0.38% 0.40%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.54% 0.90% 1.15%
Number of salaries quoted 4 9 8
Median salary £50,750 £35,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +45.00% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £27,200 £31,300
10% offered a salary of more than £53,950 £37,500 £37,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £50,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year -10.00% +33.33%  

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 Birmingham with a requirement for generic IT skills.

Generic IT Skills
Birmingham
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 746 1003 696
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Birmingham 38.55% 42.14% 34.47%
Number of salaries quoted 553 613 569
Median salary £42,500 £41,333 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.82% +3.33%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £23,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £62,500 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +6.25%  

Smart Meter
Job Vacancy Trend in Birmingham

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Birmingham 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 Birmingham

Smart Meter
Salary Trend in Birmingham

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

Salary trend for Smart Meter in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 24 June 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 Birmingham region with a requirement for Smart Meter.

1 8 (72.73%) Project Management
2 7 (63.64%) CRM
3 6 (54.55%) PMO
4 4 (36.36%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 4 (36.36%) Stakeholder Management
4 4 (36.36%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (36.36%) Retail
4 4 (36.36%) Microsoft Office
4 4 (36.36%) PRINCE2
5 3 (27.27%) MS Visio
5 3 (27.27%) Billing
5 3 (27.27%) Translating Business Requirements
6 2 (18.18%) Line Management
6 2 (18.18%) Coaching

Smart Meter
Co-occurring IT Skills in Birmingham 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 4 (36.36%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (27.27%) MS Visio
General
1 4 (36.36%) Retail
2 3 (27.27%) Billing
Job Titles
1 4 (36.36%) Project Manager
2 3 (27.27%) Analyst
2 3 (27.27%) Business Analyst
3 2 (18.18%) PMO Manager
4 1 (9.09%) Smart Metering Project Manager
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (72.73%) Project Management
2 7 (63.64%) CRM
3 4 (36.36%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (36.36%) PRINCE2
3 4 (36.36%) Stakeholder Management
4 3 (27.27%) Translating Business Requirements
5 2 (18.18%) Coaching
5 2 (18.18%) Line Management
Qualifications
1 4 (36.36%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (54.55%) PMO