The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Smart Meter in permanent job vacancies advertised in the East of England. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Smart Meter over the 3 months to 23 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
23 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Smart Metering
England / East of England
Rank - 264 275
Permanent jobs citing Smart Meter 0 11 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England - 0.15% 0.014%
As % of the Miscellaneous category - 0.35% 0.034%
Number of salaries quoted 0 11 1
Median salary - £65,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +44.44%  
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £57,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year -30.43% +4.54%  

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 East of England with a requirement for generic IT skills.

Generic IT Skills
East of England
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 2252 3112 2947
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the East of England 37.46% 42.55% 40.10%
Number of salaries quoted 1726 2355 2314
Median salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £26,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £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 the East of England

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the East of England 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 East of England

Smart Meter
Salary Trend in the East of England

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

Salary trend for Smart Meter in the East of England

Smart Meter
Top 25 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 23 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 East of England region with a requirement for Smart Meter.

1 4 (100.00%) Python
1 4 (100.00%) AngularJS
2 3 (75.00%) Big Data
2 3 (75.00%) JSON
2 3 (75.00%) Erlang
2 3 (75.00%) Scala
2 3 (75.00%) Functional Programming
2 3 (75.00%) Algorithms
2 3 (75.00%) HTTP
2 3 (75.00%) TCP/IP
2 3 (75.00%) XML
2 3 (75.00%) Linux
3 1 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (25.00%) Ajax
3 1 (25.00%) Degree
3 1 (25.00%) Finance
3 1 (25.00%) Internet
3 1 (25.00%) C
3 1 (25.00%) C++
3 1 (25.00%) JavaScript
3 1 (25.00%) Perl
3 1 (25.00%) CSS
3 1 (25.00%) Bash Shell
3 1 (25.00%) Computer Science
3 1 (25.00%) Internet of Things

Smart Meter
Top Related IT Skills in the East of England 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 3 (75.00%) HTTP
1 3 (75.00%) TCP/IP
2 1 (25.00%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (75.00%) Big Data
General
1 1 (25.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (75.00%) Development Manager
1 3 (75.00%) Development Team Leader
1 3 (75.00%) Development Team Manager
1 3 (75.00%) Senior Development Manager
1 3 (75.00%) Senior Manager
1 3 (75.00%) Team Leader
2 1 (25.00%) Developer
2 1 (25.00%) IoT Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Python Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (100.00%) AngularJS
2 3 (75.00%) JSON
2 3 (75.00%) XML
3 1 (25.00%) Ajax
3 1 (25.00%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 3 (75.00%) Algorithms
2 1 (25.00%) Computer Science
2 1 (25.00%) Internet of Things
Operating Systems
1 3 (75.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) Functional Programming
2 1 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 4 (100.00%) Python
2 3 (75.00%) Erlang
2 3 (75.00%) Scala
3 1 (25.00%) Bash Shell
3 1 (25.00%) C
3 1 (25.00%) C++
3 1 (25.00%) JavaScript
3 1 (25.00%) Perl
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) Degree