Period
to 21 November 2017

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 21 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Smart Metering
UK > England
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 926 963 1053
Rank change year-on-year +37 +90 +27
Permanent jobs citing Smart Meter 248 236 228
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.15% 0.13% 0.11%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.34% 0.32% 0.26%
Number of salaries quoted 174 174 212
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - -9.09% +10.00%
10th Percentile £36,250 £32,000 £36,375
90th Percentile £75,000 £81,750 £67,500
UK median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year - -9.09% +10.00%

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 73400 73389 86228
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 43.29% 41.17% 42.18%
Number of salaries quoted 55692 60903 69815
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.26% +3.26%
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,500 £27,000
90th Percentile £82,500 £81,250 £80,000
UK median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%

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 21 November 2017.

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 21 November 2017. 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 +50 74 £50,000 +25.00% 2
North West +50 66 £50,000 +25.00% 2
London +3 62 £45,000 -21.74% 4
South East +62 54 £56,000 +19.15% 4
Midlands +7 36 £34,500 -1.43% 1
West Midlands -15 19 £43,500 +16.00% 1
East Midlands +42 17 £32,500 -4.57%
East of England +11 13 £46,500 -33.57% 2
Yorkshire +10 8 £87,000 +109.64%
South West +13 5 £35,500 -6.58%
Smart Meter
UK

For the 6 months to 21 November 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 England region with a requirement for Smart Meter.

1 61 (24.60%) Finance
1 61 (24.60%) Analytical Skills
2 50 (20.16%) Security Cleared
3 49 (19.76%) SQL
4 47 (18.95%) Smart Energy
5 45 (18.15%) Agile Software Development
6 44 (17.74%) Telecoms
7 42 (16.94%) Stakeholder Management
7 42 (16.94%) HP
8 40 (16.13%) ISTQB
9 37 (14.92%) ISEB
10 35 (14.11%) Process Management
11 33 (13.31%) Change Management
11 33 (13.31%) Java
11 33 (13.31%) Degree
11 33 (13.31%) Retail
12 32 (12.90%) ISO/IEC 27001
12 32 (12.90%) Waterfall
13 31 (12.50%) Software Engineering
14 27 (10.89%) PKI
14 27 (10.89%) Test Management
15 26 (10.48%) CISSP
15 26 (10.48%) Continuous Improvement
16 25 (10.08%) Linux
16 25 (10.08%) Billing
16 25 (10.08%) Use Case
17 24 (9.68%) Information Security
17 24 (9.68%) SC Cleared
18 23 (9.27%) System Testing
19 22 (8.87%) Management Information System

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 7 (2.82%) Tomcat
2 6 (2.42%) GlassFish
2 6 (2.42%) JBoss
2 6 (2.42%) Jetty
3 2 (0.81%) SharePoint
3 2 (0.81%) SharePoint Server
4 1 (0.40%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 20 (8.06%) Microsoft Office
2 19 (7.66%) Microsoft Excel
3 12 (4.84%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 4 (1.61%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.40%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 2 (0.81%) Oracle Financials
1 2 (0.81%) SAP IS-U
2 1 (0.40%) Infor M3
Cloud Services
1 9 (3.63%) SaaS
2 6 (2.42%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (2.42%) Amazon EC2
2 6 (2.42%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 12 (4.84%) TCP/IP
2 7 (2.82%) Network Security
2 7 (2.82%) ZigBee
3 6 (2.42%) AMQP
3 6 (2.42%) IPsec
4 5 (2.02%) WAN
5 3 (1.21%) Wireless
6 2 (0.81%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (7.66%) PostgreSQL
2 13 (5.24%) Relational Database
3 11 (4.44%) Apache Cassandra
3 11 (4.44%) NoSQL
4 8 (3.23%) RDBMS
5 6 (2.42%) Amazon RDS
5 6 (2.42%) InfluxDB
5 6 (2.42%) MongoDB
5 6 (2.42%) MySQL
5 6 (2.42%) SQL Server
6 5 (2.02%) QlikView
6 5 (2.02%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 5 (2.02%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 3 (1.21%) Data Warehouse
7 3 (1.21%) Oracle Database
8 2 (0.81%) SAP BW
9 1 (0.40%) Big Data
9 1 (0.40%) Oracle Database 12c
9 1 (0.40%) Oracle Reports
9 1 (0.40%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 15 (6.05%) TestDirector
2 12 (4.84%) Git (software)
3 10 (4.03%) Selenium
4 7 (2.82%) Maven
4 7 (2.82%) Subversion
5 6 (2.42%) Hudson
5 6 (2.42%) Jenkins
6 5 (2.02%) Cucumber
6 5 (2.02%) JBehave
6 5 (2.02%) JUnit
7 4 (1.61%) SoapUI
8 1 (0.40%) TestRail
General
1 61 (24.60%) Finance
2 44 (17.74%) Telecoms
3 33 (13.31%) Retail
4 25 (10.08%) Billing
5 15 (6.05%) Banking
6 10 (4.03%) Automotive
7 6 (2.42%) Back Office
8 5 (2.02%) Legal
9 3 (1.21%) Manufacturing
9 3 (1.21%) Marketing
10 1 (0.40%) Law
Job Titles
1 86 (34.68%) Analyst
2 43 (17.34%) Test Analyst
3 27 (10.89%) Security Analyst
4 26 (10.48%) Architect
5 22 (8.87%) Consultant
6 14 (5.65%) Developer
6 14 (5.65%) Project Manager
6 14 (5.65%) Security Architect
7 13 (5.24%) Systems Engineer
7 13 (5.24%) Test Leader
8 12 (4.84%) Business Analyst
8 12 (4.84%) Information Analyst
8 12 (4.84%) Information Security Analyst
9 11 (4.44%) Security Consultant
10 10 (4.03%) Operations Analyst
10 10 (4.03%) Team Leader
10 10 (4.03%) Test Team Leader
11 8 (3.23%) Senior Analyst
11 8 (3.23%) Senior Systems Engineer
11 8 (3.23%) Service Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (6.45%) XML
2 13 (5.24%) Spring
3 12 (4.84%) REST
3 12 (4.84%) Web Services
4 11 (4.44%) JMS
4 11 (4.44%) Node.js
4 11 (4.44%) RESTful
5 8 (3.23%) CGI
6 6 (2.42%) Elastic Stack
6 6 (2.42%) Java EE
6 6 (2.42%) JAX-RS
6 6 (2.42%) JPA
6 6 (2.42%) OAuth
6 6 (2.42%) OpenID
6 6 (2.42%) RESTEasy
6 6 (2.42%) SAML
6 6 (2.42%) SOAP
6 6 (2.42%) Spring Boot
7 5 (2.02%) HornetQ
7 5 (2.02%) Kafka
Miscellaneous
1 61 (24.60%) Analytical Skills
2 47 (18.95%) Smart Energy
3 27 (10.89%) PKI
4 22 (8.87%) Management Information System
5 14 (5.65%) Computer Science
6 7 (2.82%) CESG
7 6 (2.42%) Hybrid Cloud
7 6 (2.42%) SWIFT
8 5 (2.02%) User Experience
9 4 (1.61%) Clustering
10 3 (1.21%) Virtual Team
11 2 (0.81%) Internet of Things
11 2 (0.81%) Smart Home
11 2 (0.81%) Taxonomies
12 1 (0.40%) Machine to Machine
12 1 (0.40%) Mobile App
12 1 (0.40%) PMI
12 1 (0.40%) Smart City
12 1 (0.40%) Xbox
Operating Systems
1 25 (10.08%) Linux
2 14 (5.65%) Windows
3 13 (5.24%) Unix
4 7 (2.82%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 6 (2.42%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 45 (18.15%) Agile Software Development
2 42 (16.94%) Stakeholder Management
3 35 (14.11%) Process Management
4 33 (13.31%) Change Management
5 32 (12.90%) Waterfall
6 31 (12.50%) Software Engineering
7 27 (10.89%) Test Management
8 26 (10.48%) Continuous Improvement
9 25 (10.08%) Use Case
10 24 (9.68%) Information Security
11 23 (9.27%) System Testing
12 21 (8.47%) Incident Management
12 21 (8.47%) Project Management
13 20 (8.06%) ITIL
14 18 (7.26%) Continuous Integration
14 18 (7.26%) Cybersecurity
14 18 (7.26%) Microservices
14 18 (7.26%) Risk Management
15 16 (6.45%) Coaching
15 16 (6.45%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 49 (19.76%) SQL
2 33 (13.31%) Java
3 14 (5.65%) Ruby
4 11 (4.44%) Scala
5 10 (4.03%) C
6 8 (3.23%) Bash Shell
6 8 (3.23%) C++
6 8 (3.23%) Python
7 7 (2.82%) Clojure
8 5 (2.02%) Groovy
8 5 (2.02%) JavaScript
8 5 (2.02%) Shell Script
9 2 (0.81%) VB
9 2 (0.81%) VBA
10 1 (0.40%) Elixir
10 1 (0.40%) Go
10 1 (0.40%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 50 (20.16%) Security Cleared
2 40 (16.13%) ISTQB
3 37 (14.92%) ISEB
4 33 (13.31%) Degree
5 26 (10.48%) CISSP
6 24 (9.68%) SC Cleared
7 17 (6.85%) CISM
8 15 (6.05%) Cisco Certification
9 14 (5.65%) CISA
10 13 (5.24%) GIAC
11 8 (3.23%) CCNA
11 8 (3.23%) RHCE
11 8 (3.23%) RHCSA
12 7 (2.82%) CESG Certified Professional
12 7 (2.82%) GCIH
13 6 (2.42%) CCIE
13 6 (2.42%) CEH
13 6 (2.42%) ISSAP
13 6 (2.42%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
13 6 (2.42%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 32 (12.90%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 15 (6.05%) GDPR
2 15 (6.05%) QA
3 8 (3.23%) PCI DSS
4 7 (2.82%) ISO/IEC 27005
5 5 (2.02%) Data Quality
6 4 (1.61%) ISO 9001
6 4 (1.61%) SLA
7 3 (1.21%) PMO
8 2 (0.81%) ISO/IEC 15288
System Software
1 17 (6.85%) Docker
2 1 (0.40%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 20 (8.06%) HP Quality Center
2 11 (4.44%) Marathon
2 11 (4.44%) Puppet
3 6 (2.42%) Consul
3 6 (2.42%) Icinga
3 6 (2.42%) Nagios
4 1 (0.40%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 42 (16.94%) HP
2 16 (6.45%) Oracle
3 14 (5.65%) Red Hat
4 13 (5.24%) Remedy
5 8 (3.23%) ArcSight
5 8 (3.23%) Siemens
5 8 (3.23%) VMware
6 6 (2.42%) AppDynamics
6 6 (2.42%) Microsoft
6 6 (2.42%) New Relic
7 5 (2.02%) Capita
7 5 (2.02%) Zoomdata
8 3 (1.21%) Salesforce.com
9 2 (0.81%) SAP
10 1 (0.40%) CheckPoint
10 1 (0.40%) Google