The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Smart Meter in permanent job vacancies advertised in the City of London. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Smart Meter over the 3 months to 25 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Smart Metering
London / City of London
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - 256 295
Permanent jobs citing Smart Meter 0 5 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London - 0.079% 0.11%
As % of the Miscellaneous category - 0.17% 0.24%
Number of salaries quoted 0 2 11
Median salary - £50,000 £72,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - -31.03%  
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 the City of London with a requirement for generic IT skills.

Generic IT Skills
City of London
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 2429 2946 4522
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the City of London 47.19% 46.81% 43.70%
Number of salaries quoted 2134 2649 3718
Median salary £62,500 £60,000 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.16% +4.34%  
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £37,500 £36,000
10% offered a salary of more than £90,000 £85,000 £85,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +6.25%  

Smart Meter
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the City of London 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 the City of London

Smart Meter
Salary Trend in the City of London

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

Salary trend for Smart Meter in the City of London

For the 6 months to 25 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 City of London region with a requirement for Smart Meter.

1 2 (66.67%) Telecoms
1 2 (66.67%) Microsoft Office
1 2 (66.67%) Smart Energy
1 2 (66.67%) Process Management
1 2 (66.67%) Creative Problem-Solving
2 1 (33.33%) PMO
2 1 (33.33%) Service Delivery
2 1 (33.33%) Service Design
2 1 (33.33%) Prototyping
2 1 (33.33%) Virtual Team
2 1 (33.33%) Web Services
2 1 (33.33%) ITIL
2 1 (33.33%) PRINCE2
2 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (33.33%) MS Visio
2 1 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 1 (33.33%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (33.33%) Project Management
2 1 (33.33%) Programme Management
2 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (33.33%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 1 (33.33%) Technical Architecture
2 1 (33.33%) Earned Value Management
2 1 (33.33%) Process Improvement
2 1 (33.33%) Change Control
2 1 (33.33%) Coaching
2 1 (33.33%) SDLC
2 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Project

Smart Meter
Co-occurring IT Skills in the City of London 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 2 (66.67%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (33.33%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Project
2 1 (33.33%) MS Visio
General
1 2 (66.67%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 1 (33.33%) Analyst
1 1 (33.33%) Architect
1 1 (33.33%) IT Manager
1 1 (33.33%) IT Project Manager
1 1 (33.33%) IT Services Manager
1 1 (33.33%) PMO Analyst
1 1 (33.33%) PMO Planner
1 1 (33.33%) Project Manager
1 1 (33.33%) Service Transition Manager
1 1 (33.33%) Smart Metering Project Manager
1 1 (33.33%) Solutions Architect
1 1 (33.33%) Transition Manager
1 1 (33.33%) Transition Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (33.33%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (66.67%) Smart Energy
2 1 (33.33%) Virtual Team
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Creative Problem-Solving
1 2 (66.67%) Process Management
2 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (33.33%) Change Control
2 1 (33.33%) Coaching
2 1 (33.33%) Earned Value Management
2 1 (33.33%) ITIL
2 1 (33.33%) PRINCE2
2 1 (33.33%) Process Improvement
2 1 (33.33%) Programme Management
2 1 (33.33%) Project Management
2 1 (33.33%) Prototyping
2 1 (33.33%) SDLC
2 1 (33.33%) Service Delivery
2 1 (33.33%) Service Design
2 1 (33.33%) Technical Architecture
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (33.33%) PMO
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft