Period
to 17 August 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 17 August 2018 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Smart Metering
UK > England
6 months to
17 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 918 919 939
Rank change year-on-year +1 +20 +229
Permanent jobs citing Smart Meter 222 234 307
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.14% 0.14% 0.16%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.32% 0.32% 0.38%
Number of salaries quoted 143 176 254
England median annual salary £50,000 £46,500 £54,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.53% -13.89% +2.86%
10th Percentile £27,875 £31,250 £31,174
90th Percentile £86,000 £78,750 £75,475
UK median annual salary £50,000 £46,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year +7.53% -15.45% +4.76%

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 69,449 73,757 81,124
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 43.67% 44.51% 43.49%
Number of salaries quoted 53,952 56,655 67,260
England median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% - +5.26%
10th Percentile £28,250 £27,500 £27,500
90th Percentile £85,000 £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 17 August 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 17 August 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 +57 100 £50,000 +11.11% 18
North West +55 97 £50,000 +11.11% 18
London +13 53 £65,000 +13.04% 10
Midlands +9 35 £50,000 +29.03% 2
South East +2 28 £50,000 +7.53% 6
West Midlands +34 23 £50,000 +5.26% 1
East Midlands +1 12 £42,500 +13.33% 1
South West +5 6 - - 6
Yorkshire +17 2 £28,385 -43.23%
North East - 1 £50,000 -
Smart Meter
UK

For the 6 months to 17 August 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 66 (29.73%) Finance
2 63 (28.38%) Retail
3 58 (26.13%) Agile Software Development
4 49 (22.07%) Process Management
5 43 (19.37%) Smart Energy
6 34 (15.32%) Configuration Management
7 33 (14.86%) ITIL
8 31 (13.96%) Analytical Skills
9 28 (12.61%) Oracle
9 28 (12.61%) Continuous Integration
10 27 (12.16%) Remedy
10 27 (12.16%) Stakeholder Management
10 27 (12.16%) Mentoring
11 26 (11.71%) Microservices
11 26 (11.71%) JavaScript
11 26 (11.71%) Shell Script
12 25 (11.26%) Java
12 25 (11.26%) Incident Management
12 25 (11.26%) Git (software)
13 24 (10.81%) Node.js
13 24 (10.81%) Software Engineering
13 24 (10.81%) Degree
13 24 (10.81%) Linux
13 24 (10.81%) Scrum
14 23 (10.36%) Spring
15 22 (9.91%) Project Management
15 22 (9.91%) Process Improvement
16 21 (9.46%) Scala
16 21 (9.46%) BDD
16 21 (9.46%) Puppet

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 18 (8.11%) SharePoint
2 4 (1.80%) CMS
2 4 (1.80%) Confluence
2 4 (1.80%) WordPress
3 3 (1.35%) TPMS
4 2 (0.90%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 1 (0.45%) Apache Spark
5 1 (0.45%) JBoss
5 1 (0.45%) OpenStack
Applications
1 21 (9.46%) MS Visio
2 19 (8.56%) Microsoft Excel
3 15 (6.76%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 5 (2.25%) Microsoft Office
5 4 (1.80%) Adobe Illustrator
5 4 (1.80%) Photoshop
6 2 (0.90%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 2 (0.90%) Cognos Business Intelligence
2 1 (0.45%) Odoo
2 1 (0.45%) Oracle Financials
2 1 (0.45%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (0.45%) SAP IS-U
Cloud Services
1 7 (3.15%) Amazon AWS
1 7 (3.15%) Microsoft Azure
2 6 (2.70%) Amazon CloudWatch
2 6 (2.70%) Amazon ELB
2 6 (2.70%) Amazon S3
2 6 (2.70%) AWS CloudFormation
2 6 (2.70%) AWS CloudTrail
2 6 (2.70%) AWS Lambda
2 6 (2.70%) Serverless
3 3 (1.35%) Google Cloud Platform
4 1 (0.45%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 13 (5.86%) Wireless
1 13 (5.86%) ZigBee
2 9 (4.05%) 3GPP
2 9 (4.05%) Bluetooth
3 6 (2.70%) Firewall
3 6 (2.70%) Network Security
4 3 (1.35%) WAN
5 2 (0.90%) FTP
5 2 (0.90%) Internet
5 2 (0.90%) SMS
6 1 (0.45%) Broadband
6 1 (0.45%) Intranet
6 1 (0.45%) LAN
6 1 (0.45%) Software-Defined Networking
6 1 (0.45%) Telepresence
6 1 (0.45%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (9.46%) Apache Cassandra
1 21 (9.46%) PostgreSQL
1 21 (9.46%) Relational Database
2 20 (9.01%) NoSQL
3 8 (3.60%) MySQL
4 6 (2.70%) Amazon DynamoDB
4 6 (2.70%) Amazon RDS
5 4 (1.80%) Oracle Database
5 4 (1.80%) Oracle Database 12c
5 4 (1.80%) Oracle Exadata
6 2 (0.90%) BusinessObjects
6 2 (0.90%) SQL Server
7 1 (0.45%) Data Warehouse
7 1 (0.45%) Microsoft Analysis Services
7 1 (0.45%) Redis
7 1 (0.45%) SAP BW
7 1 (0.45%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 1 (0.45%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 25 (11.26%) Git (software)
2 20 (9.01%) JBehave
2 20 (9.01%) JUnit
3 16 (7.21%) Cucumber
4 8 (3.60%) JIRA
5 6 (2.70%) Jenkins
6 5 (2.25%) Subversion
7 4 (1.80%) JMeter
7 4 (1.80%) WebDriver
8 2 (0.90%) SoapUI
9 1 (0.45%) Artifactory
9 1 (0.45%) GoCD
9 1 (0.45%) LabVIEW
9 1 (0.45%) Pylint
9 1 (0.45%) Selenium
9 1 (0.45%) Zephyr
General
1 66 (29.73%) Finance
2 63 (28.38%) Retail
3 21 (9.46%) Telecoms
4 14 (6.31%) Billing
5 4 (1.80%) Banking
6 2 (0.90%) Manufacturing
6 2 (0.90%) Marketing
7 1 (0.45%) Back Office
7 1 (0.45%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 63 (28.38%) Analyst
2 28 (12.61%) Architect
3 22 (9.91%) Developer
4 20 (9.01%) Business Analyst
5 17 (7.66%) Test Analyst
6 15 (6.76%) PMO Manager
7 14 (6.31%) Java Developer
8 12 (5.41%) Senior Developer
8 12 (5.41%) Senior Java Developer
9 9 (4.05%) Security Analyst
9 9 (4.05%) Senior Manager
10 8 (3.60%) Consultant
10 8 (3.60%) Incident Manager
10 8 (3.60%) Operations Analyst
10 8 (3.60%) Senior Incident Manager
11 7 (3.15%) Designer
11 7 (3.15%) Firmware Engineer
11 7 (3.15%) Security Architect
11 7 (3.15%) Support Engineer
12 6 (2.70%) Senior Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (10.81%) Node.js
2 23 (10.36%) Spring
3 21 (9.46%) ActiveMQ
3 21 (9.46%) Kafka
4 20 (9.01%) Hibernate
4 20 (9.01%) HornetQ
4 20 (9.01%) JMS
4 20 (9.01%) RESTful
5 7 (3.15%) CSS
6 6 (2.70%) JSON
6 6 (2.70%) YAML
7 5 (2.25%) CGI
7 5 (2.25%) HTML
8 4 (1.80%) AngularJS
8 4 (1.80%) Web Services
8 4 (1.80%) XML
9 1 (0.45%) Flask
9 1 (0.45%) HTML5
9 1 (0.45%) PyQt
9 1 (0.45%) pytest
Miscellaneous
1 43 (19.37%) Smart Energy
2 31 (13.96%) Analytical Skills
3 19 (8.56%) Management Information System
4 12 (5.41%) Self-Motivation
5 11 (4.95%) PKI
6 10 (4.50%) User Experience
7 7 (3.15%) Smart Home
8 6 (2.70%) Greenfield Project
9 5 (2.25%) Public Cloud
10 4 (1.80%) CESG
11 3 (1.35%) Computer Science
11 3 (1.35%) Internet of Things
11 3 (1.35%) Virtual Team
12 2 (0.90%) W3C
13 1 (0.45%) Algorithms
13 1 (0.45%) Minimum Viable Product
13 1 (0.45%) SCADA
13 1 (0.45%) Taxonomies
Operating Systems
1 24 (10.81%) Linux
2 13 (5.86%) pSOS
3 7 (3.15%) Unix
4 4 (1.80%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (0.45%) Windows
5 1 (0.45%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 58 (26.13%) Agile Software Development
2 49 (22.07%) Process Management
3 34 (15.32%) Configuration Management
4 33 (14.86%) ITIL
5 28 (12.61%) Continuous Integration
6 27 (12.16%) Mentoring
6 27 (12.16%) Stakeholder Management
7 26 (11.71%) Microservices
8 25 (11.26%) Incident Management
9 24 (10.81%) Scrum
9 24 (10.81%) Software Engineering
10 22 (9.91%) Process Improvement
10 22 (9.91%) Project Management
11 21 (9.46%) BDD
11 21 (9.46%) Problem-Solving
11 21 (9.46%) Service Management
12 20 (9.01%) Continuous Delivery
12 20 (9.01%) Dependency Injection
13 18 (8.11%) Coaching
13 18 (8.11%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 26 (11.71%) JavaScript
1 26 (11.71%) Shell Script
2 25 (11.26%) Java
3 21 (9.46%) Scala
4 20 (9.01%) Groovy
4 20 (9.01%) Java 8
4 20 (9.01%) Ruby
5 15 (6.76%) C
6 13 (5.86%) SQL
7 9 (4.05%) Embedded C
8 6 (2.70%) PowerShell
9 4 (1.80%) PHP
10 3 (1.35%) Python
11 2 (0.90%) PL/SQL
12 1 (0.45%) C#
12 1 (0.45%) R
Qualifications
1 24 (10.81%) Degree
2 15 (6.76%) Security Cleared
3 14 (6.31%) CISSP
4 13 (5.86%) ISEB
4 13 (5.86%) ISTQB
5 8 (3.60%) CISM
6 6 (2.70%) AWS Certification
6 6 (2.70%) GCIH
6 6 (2.70%) GIAC
6 6 (2.70%) ITIL Certification
7 5 (2.25%) CESG Certified Professional
8 4 (1.80%) SC Cleared
9 3 (1.35%) CISA
10 2 (0.90%) ISEB Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (6.76%) PMO
2 11 (4.95%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 9 (4.05%) ISO 9001
3 9 (4.05%) MISRA
3 9 (4.05%) QA
4 7 (3.15%) SLA
5 6 (2.70%) ISO/IEC 20000
6 4 (1.80%) GDPR
7 3 (1.35%) GCP
8 2 (0.90%) PCI DSS
9 1 (0.45%) Data Quality
9 1 (0.45%) ISO/IEC 27005
System Software
1 21 (9.46%) Docker
2 12 (5.41%) Firmware
3 4 (1.80%) Oracle RAC
4 1 (0.45%) vCloud
4 1 (0.45%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 21 (9.46%) Puppet
2 20 (9.01%) Marathon
3 16 (7.21%) HP ALM
4 5 (2.25%) Ansible
4 5 (2.25%) Opscode Chef
4 5 (2.25%) Terraform
5 4 (1.80%) cPanel
5 4 (1.80%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
6 1 (0.45%) HP Quality Center
6 1 (0.45%) Kubernetes
6 1 (0.45%) Prometheus
Vendors
1 28 (12.61%) Oracle
2 27 (12.16%) Remedy
3 17 (7.66%) HP
4 5 (2.25%) Google
4 5 (2.25%) Microsoft
5 4 (1.80%) Cognos
6 3 (1.35%) Capita
6 3 (1.35%) SAP
7 2 (0.90%) ArcSight
7 2 (0.90%) Tableau
8 1 (0.45%) EMC
8 1 (0.45%) PagerDuty
8 1 (0.45%) Splunk
8 1 (0.45%) Sun
8 1 (0.45%) VMware