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 30 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Smart Metering
West Midlands / Birmingham
3 months to
30 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 118 135 119
Rank change year-on-year +17 -16  
Permanent jobs citing Smart Meter 7 9 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 0.37% 0.38% 0.17%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.06% 0.91% 0.49%
Number of salaries quoted 6 7 3
Median salary £51,500 £50,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.00% +33.33%  
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £57,500 £51,842
% change year-on-year -30.43% +10.91%  

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 660 985 618
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Birmingham 35.31% 41.23% 35.50%
Number of salaries quoted 464 629 513
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £26,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £65,000 £60,000
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 30 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 Birmingham region with a requirement for Smart Meter.

1 12 (66.67%) CRM
2 10 (55.56%) Billing
3 8 (44.44%) MS Visio
3 8 (44.44%) MS Office
3 8 (44.44%) Translating Business Requirements
4 7 (38.89%) MS Excel
4 7 (38.89%) Project Management
5 6 (33.33%) PMO
6 5 (27.78%) Stakeholder Management
7 4 (22.22%) Retail
8 3 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
9 2 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
9 2 (11.11%) Continuous Improvement
9 2 (11.11%) Mobile App
9 2 (11.11%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 2 (11.11%) PRINCE2
10 1 (5.56%) Oracle Reports
10 1 (5.56%) SQL
10 1 (5.56%) Oracle
10 1 (5.56%) Microsoft
10 1 (5.56%) HP
10 1 (5.56%) ISEB
10 1 (5.56%) Replication
10 1 (5.56%) Process Management
10 1 (5.56%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 1 (5.56%) Line Management
10 1 (5.56%) Coaching
10 1 (5.56%) System Integration Testing
10 1 (5.56%) ISTQB
10 1 (5.56%) User Acceptance Testing

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 8 (44.44%) MS Office
1 8 (44.44%) MS Visio
2 7 (38.89%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.56%) Oracle Reports
General
1 10 (55.56%) Billing
2 4 (22.22%) Retail
Job Titles
1 11 (61.11%) Analyst
2 10 (55.56%) Business Analyst
3 5 (27.78%) Project Manager
4 1 (5.56%) Manual Test Analyst
4 1 (5.56%) PMO Manager
4 1 (5.56%) Smart Metering Project Manager
4 1 (5.56%) Test Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 2 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (11.11%) Mobile App
2 1 (5.56%) Replication
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (66.67%) CRM
2 8 (44.44%) Translating Business Requirements
3 7 (38.89%) Project Management
4 5 (27.78%) Stakeholder Management
5 3 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (11.11%) Continuous Improvement
6 2 (11.11%) PRINCE2
7 1 (5.56%) Coaching
7 1 (5.56%) Defect Management
7 1 (5.56%) Line Management
7 1 (5.56%) Manual Testing
7 1 (5.56%) Process Management
7 1 (5.56%) System Integration Testing
7 1 (5.56%) Test Scripting
7 1 (5.56%) User Acceptance Testing
7 1 (5.56%) V-Model
7 1 (5.56%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 1 (5.56%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (11.11%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 1 (5.56%) ISEB
2 1 (5.56%) ISTQB
2 1 (5.56%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (33.33%) PMO
Systems Management
1 1 (5.56%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 1 (5.56%) HP
1 1 (5.56%) Microsoft
1 1 (5.56%) Oracle
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
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