Period
to 18 October 2018

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Smart Meter in permanent job vacancies advertised in England. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Smart Meter over the 6 months to 18 October 2018 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Smart Metering
UK > England
6 months to
18 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 911 936 969
Rank change year-on-year +25 +33 +156
Permanent jobs citing Smart Meter 216 223 262
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.14% 0.14% 0.14%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.32% 0.30% 0.34%
Number of salaries quoted 125 158 197
England median annual salary £57,500 £47,500 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +21.05% -9.52% -4.55%
10th Percentile £32,500 £33,250 £32,000
90th Percentile £82,500 £75,000 £82,500
UK median annual salary £57,500 £47,500 £52,500
% change year-on-year +21.05% -9.52% -2.33%

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

All Generic IT Skills
England
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 67,827 73,572 77,228
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 44.26% 44.85% 42.71%
Number of salaries quoted 52,828 55,641 64,107
England median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% - +5.26%
10th Percentile £28,750 £27,500 £27,500
90th Percentile £87,500 £82,500 £80,000
UK median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +5.00% - +5.26%

Smart Meter
Job Vacancy Trend in England

Job postings citing Smart Meter as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in England.

Job vacancy trend for Smart Meter in England

Smart Meter
Salary Trend in England

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

Salary trend for Smart Meter in England

Smart Meter
Salary Histogram in England

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Smart Meter in England over the 6 months to 18 October 2018.

Salary histogram for Smart Meter in England

Smart Meter
Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Smart Meter within the England region over the 6 months to 18 October 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
North of England +39 90 £52,500 +7.69% 10
North West +40 89 £52,500 +10.53% 10
London +20 45 £65,000 +40.54% 7
South West +20 30 £60,000 +69.01% 5
Midlands +13 27 £42,500 +23.19% 5
South East -8 22 £50,000 -16.67% 7
West Midlands +32 14 £28,750 -16.67% 1
East Midlands -11 13 £57,500 +53.33% 4
North East - 1 £50,000 -
Smart Meter
UK

For the 6 months to 18 October 2018, IT jobs citing Smart Meter also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the England region with a requirement for Smart Meter.

1 56 (25.93%) Finance
2 48 (22.22%) Retail
3 42 (19.44%) Agile Software Development
4 37 (17.13%) Stakeholder Management
5 36 (16.67%) Process Management
6 33 (15.28%) Analytical Skills
7 32 (14.81%) Smart Energy
8 26 (12.04%) RESTful
9 25 (11.57%) Telecoms
9 25 (11.57%) ITIL
10 23 (10.65%) Incident Management
10 23 (10.65%) Marketing
10 23 (10.65%) Stakeholder Engagement
10 23 (10.65%) Collaborative Working
11 22 (10.19%) Git (software)
11 22 (10.19%) User Experience
12 21 (9.72%) Remedy
12 21 (9.72%) Problem Management
12 21 (9.72%) Self-Motivation
13 20 (9.26%) Service Design
14 19 (8.80%) Renewable Energy
14 19 (8.80%) Management Information System
14 19 (8.80%) Java
14 19 (8.80%) Microsoft Excel
15 18 (8.33%) MS Visio
15 18 (8.33%) Project Management
15 18 (8.33%) Degree
15 18 (8.33%) Mentoring
16 17 (7.87%) PMO
16 17 (7.87%) PKI

Smart Meter
Co-occurring IT Skills in 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:

Application Platforms
1 16 (7.41%) SharePoint
2 7 (3.24%) JBoss
3 2 (0.93%) OpenStack
4 1 (0.46%) Apache Spark
Applications
1 19 (8.80%) Microsoft Excel
2 18 (8.33%) MS Visio
3 15 (6.94%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 4 (1.85%) Microsoft Office
5 1 (0.46%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 4 (1.85%) Odoo
2 3 (1.39%) Salesforce.com CRM
3 1 (0.46%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 8 (3.70%) Amazon AWS
1 8 (3.70%) Microsoft Azure
2 6 (2.78%) Amazon CloudWatch
2 6 (2.78%) Amazon ELB
2 6 (2.78%) Amazon S3
2 6 (2.78%) AWS CloudFormation
2 6 (2.78%) AWS CloudTrail
2 6 (2.78%) AWS Lambda
2 6 (2.78%) OpenShift
2 6 (2.78%) Serverless
3 4 (1.85%) Google Cloud Platform
4 1 (0.46%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 11 (5.09%) ZigBee
2 10 (4.63%) WAN
3 8 (3.70%) Wireless
4 6 (2.78%) Firewall
5 5 (2.31%) Network Security
6 3 (1.39%) HTTP
6 3 (1.39%) SMS
7 2 (0.93%) 3GPP
7 2 (0.93%) Bluetooth
7 2 (0.93%) FTP
7 2 (0.93%) Internet
7 2 (0.93%) Intranet
7 2 (0.93%) Software-Defined Networking
8 1 (0.46%) Broadband
8 1 (0.46%) DNS
8 1 (0.46%) Intrusion Detection
8 1 (0.46%) TCP/IP
8 1 (0.46%) Telepresence
8 1 (0.46%) VPN
8 1 (0.46%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (7.41%) PostgreSQL
2 11 (5.09%) Relational Database
3 10 (4.63%) Apache Cassandra
4 9 (4.17%) NoSQL
5 6 (2.78%) Amazon DynamoDB
5 6 (2.78%) Amazon RDS
6 4 (1.85%) Redis
7 2 (0.93%) Data Warehouse
7 2 (0.93%) Oracle BI EE
7 2 (0.93%) SQL Server
7 2 (0.93%) VoltDB
Development Applications
1 22 (10.19%) Git (software)
2 11 (5.09%) Subversion
3 9 (4.17%) JBehave
3 9 (4.17%) Jenkins
3 9 (4.17%) JUnit
4 6 (2.78%) Mercurial
5 5 (2.31%) Cucumber
6 4 (1.85%) Selenium
7 3 (1.39%) JIRA
8 1 (0.46%) Artifactory
8 1 (0.46%) GoCD
8 1 (0.46%) LabVIEW
8 1 (0.46%) Pylint
8 1 (0.46%) Zephyr
General
1 56 (25.93%) Finance
2 48 (22.22%) Retail
3 25 (11.57%) Telecoms
4 23 (10.65%) Marketing
5 8 (3.70%) Billing
6 7 (3.24%) Banking
7 2 (0.93%) Legal
8 1 (0.46%) Electronics
8 1 (0.46%) Manufacturing
8 1 (0.46%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 49 (22.69%) Analyst
2 35 (16.20%) Developer
3 34 (15.74%) Architect
4 22 (10.19%) Software Developer
5 18 (8.33%) Applications Developer
6 16 (7.41%) Business Analyst
7 15 (6.94%) PMO Manager
8 11 (5.09%) Designer
8 11 (5.09%) Senior Manager
9 10 (4.63%) Incident Manager
9 10 (4.63%) Java Developer
9 10 (4.63%) Senior Designer
9 10 (4.63%) Senior Incident Manager
9 10 (4.63%) Senior UX Designer
9 10 (4.63%) Test Analyst
9 10 (4.63%) UX Designer
10 9 (4.17%) Security Architect
11 8 (3.70%) Major Incident Manager
11 8 (3.70%) Security Analyst
11 8 (3.70%) Senior Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (12.04%) RESTful
2 13 (6.02%) Spring
3 12 (5.56%) ActiveMQ
4 11 (5.09%) CGI
4 11 (5.09%) CSS
5 10 (4.63%) Kafka
6 9 (4.17%) Hibernate
6 9 (4.17%) HornetQ
6 9 (4.17%) JMS
6 9 (4.17%) Node.js
7 8 (3.70%) JSON
7 8 (3.70%) Web Services
8 6 (2.78%) Cocoa
8 6 (2.78%) Cocoa Touch
8 6 (2.78%) Core Animation
8 6 (2.78%) Core Data
8 6 (2.78%) YAML
9 5 (2.31%) J2EE
10 4 (1.85%) HTML
10 4 (1.85%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 33 (15.28%) Analytical Skills
2 32 (14.81%) Smart Energy
3 22 (10.19%) User Experience
4 21 (9.72%) Self-Motivation
5 19 (8.80%) Management Information System
5 19 (8.80%) Renewable Energy
6 17 (7.87%) PKI
7 14 (6.48%) Smart Home
8 6 (2.78%) Animation
8 6 (2.78%) Public Cloud
9 4 (1.85%) Internet of Things
9 4 (1.85%) Virtual Team
10 3 (1.39%) CESG
10 3 (1.39%) Reference Data
11 2 (0.93%) Clustering
11 2 (0.93%) EPoS
11 2 (0.93%) Greenfield Project
11 2 (0.93%) Photography
11 2 (0.93%) Social Media
11 2 (0.93%) Taxonomies
Operating Systems
1 13 (6.02%) Apple iOS
1 13 (6.02%) pSOS
2 12 (5.56%) Linux
3 11 (5.09%) Android
4 4 (1.85%) Windows
5 3 (1.39%) Unix
6 1 (0.46%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 42 (19.44%) Agile Software Development
2 37 (17.13%) Stakeholder Management
3 36 (16.67%) Process Management
4 25 (11.57%) ITIL
5 23 (10.65%) Collaborative Working
5 23 (10.65%) Incident Management
5 23 (10.65%) Stakeholder Engagement
6 21 (9.72%) Problem Management
7 20 (9.26%) Service Design
8 18 (8.33%) Mentoring
8 18 (8.33%) Project Management
9 16 (7.41%) Configuration Management
9 16 (7.41%) Kalman Filter
10 15 (6.94%) Microservices
10 15 (6.94%) Process Improvement
11 13 (6.02%) Continuous Integration
11 13 (6.02%) Problem-Solving
11 13 (6.02%) Risk Management
12 12 (5.56%) Critical Thinking
12 12 (5.56%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 19 (8.80%) Java
2 15 (6.94%) JavaScript
2 15 (6.94%) Shell Script
3 11 (5.09%) Java 8
3 11 (5.09%) SQL
4 10 (4.63%) Scala
5 9 (4.17%) Groovy
5 9 (4.17%) Ruby
6 8 (3.70%) C
7 6 (2.78%) Apple Swift
7 6 (2.78%) Objective-C
7 6 (2.78%) PowerShell
7 6 (2.78%) Python
8 4 (1.85%) C#
9 2 (0.93%) Embedded C
9 2 (0.93%) PL/SQL
10 1 (0.46%) R
Qualifications
1 18 (8.33%) Degree
2 15 (6.94%) Security Cleared
3 13 (6.02%) CISSP
4 10 (4.63%) ISEB
5 7 (3.24%) CISM
5 7 (3.24%) ISTQB
5 7 (3.24%) ITIL Certification
6 6 (2.78%) AWS Certification
7 4 (1.85%) CESG Certified Professional
7 4 (1.85%) SC Cleared
8 3 (1.39%) CISA
8 3 (1.39%) GCIH
8 3 (1.39%) GIAC
9 2 (0.93%) ISEB Practitioner
9 2 (0.93%) TOGAF Certification
10 1 (0.46%) CEH
10 1 (0.46%) Cisco Certification
10 1 (0.46%) ISSAP
10 1 (0.46%) PMI Certification
10 1 (0.46%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (7.87%) PMO
2 9 (4.17%) GDPR
3 7 (3.24%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 5 (2.31%) SLA
5 4 (1.85%) ISO 9001
6 3 (1.39%) Data Quality
6 3 (1.39%) QA
7 2 (0.93%) ISO/IEC 20000
7 2 (0.93%) ISO/IEC 27005
7 2 (0.93%) MISRA
8 1 (0.46%) HIPAA
8 1 (0.46%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 10 (4.63%) Docker
2 2 (0.93%) Firmware
2 2 (0.93%) vCloud
2 2 (0.93%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 10 (4.63%) Puppet
2 9 (4.17%) Marathon
3 8 (3.70%) HP ALM
4 5 (2.31%) Ansible
4 5 (2.31%) Opscode Chef
4 5 (2.31%) Terraform
5 1 (0.46%) HP Quality Center
5 1 (0.46%) Kubernetes
5 1 (0.46%) Prometheus
Vendors
1 21 (9.72%) Remedy
2 13 (6.02%) Oracle
3 10 (4.63%) Google
4 9 (4.17%) HP
5 6 (2.78%) Apple
6 5 (2.31%) Microsoft
7 4 (1.85%) ArcSight
8 3 (1.39%) Casewise
8 3 (1.39%) Salesforce.com
8 3 (1.39%) Splunk
9 2 (0.93%) CA
9 2 (0.93%) SAP
9 2 (0.93%) VMware
10 1 (0.46%) Cognos
10 1 (0.46%) CyberArk
10 1 (0.46%) EMC
10 1 (0.46%) PagerDuty
10 1 (0.46%) SmartCo
10 1 (0.46%) Twitter