Period
to 21 February 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 21 February 2018 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Smart Metering
UK > England
6 months to
21 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 910 945 820
Rank change year-on-year +35 -125 +265
Permanent jobs citing Smart Meter 239 216 434
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.14% 0.13% 0.22%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.35% 0.32% 0.52%
Number of salaries quoted 169 155 390
England median annual salary £50,500 £56,500 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -10.62% -1.74% +15.00%
10th Percentile £37,500 £36,900 £37,500
90th Percentile £76,250 £87,500 £71,000
UK median annual salary £50,500 £55,000 £57,500
% change year-on-year -8.18% -4.35% +15.00%

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 69,158 67,777 83,200
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 41.91% 40.84% 42.47%
Number of salaries quoted 54,843 55,763 67,676
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
10th Percentile £27,750 £27,500 £27,500
90th Percentile £82,500 £81,250 £80,000
UK median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £48,000
% change year-on-year - +4.17% +6.67%

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 February 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 21 February 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
London +1 75 £55,000 -24.14% 10
North of England +24 70 £50,000 +25.00% 2
North West +18 61 £50,000 +25.00% 2
South East +43 60 £50,500 -8.18% 6
Midlands -17 19 £82,500 +58.65% 9
East of England +2 12 £45,000 -40.00% 2
West Midlands -36 11 £82,500 +57.14% 5
Yorkshire +10 9 £40,000 +2.56%
East Midlands -3 8 - - 4
South West +7 3 £35,500 +0.71%
Smart Meter
UK

For the 6 months to 21 February 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 64 (26.78%) Finance
2 56 (23.43%) Agile Software Development
3 47 (19.67%) Smart Energy
4 45 (18.83%) Analytical Skills
5 41 (17.15%) Security Cleared
5 41 (17.15%) Waterfall
6 40 (16.74%) HP
7 39 (16.32%) Telecoms
8 38 (15.90%) Process Management
9 33 (13.81%) Stakeholder Management
9 33 (13.81%) Retail
10 32 (13.39%) SQL
11 30 (12.55%) Degree
11 30 (12.55%) Continuous Improvement
12 29 (12.13%) PKI
13 27 (11.30%) ISTQB
13 27 (11.30%) System Testing
13 27 (11.30%) Management Information System
14 25 (10.46%) Microsoft Office
14 25 (10.46%) ISEB
15 24 (10.04%) Process Improvement
16 23 (9.62%) Cybersecurity
16 23 (9.62%) Test Management
17 22 (9.21%) Risk Management
17 22 (9.21%) CISSP
17 22 (9.21%) Microsoft Excel
17 22 (9.21%) Security Architecture
18 21 (8.79%) GDPR
18 21 (8.79%) Project Management
19 20 (8.37%) XML

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 6 (2.51%) GlassFish
1 6 (2.51%) JBoss
1 6 (2.51%) Jetty
1 6 (2.51%) Tomcat
2 5 (2.09%) SharePoint
3 2 (0.84%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 2 (0.84%) SharePoint Server
4 1 (0.42%) Apache Spark
4 1 (0.42%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 25 (10.46%) Microsoft Office
2 22 (9.21%) Microsoft Excel
3 16 (6.69%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 8 (3.35%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.42%) Microsoft Project
5 1 (0.42%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 2 (0.84%) Oracle Financials
1 2 (0.84%) SAP IS-U
2 1 (0.42%) Infor M3
Cloud Services
1 7 (2.93%) SaaS
2 1 (0.42%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 18 (7.53%) ZigBee
2 11 (4.60%) Network Security
3 10 (4.18%) Wireless
4 7 (2.93%) 3GPP
4 7 (2.93%) Bluetooth
5 6 (2.51%) AMQP
5 6 (2.51%) IPsec
5 6 (2.51%) TCP/IP
6 5 (2.09%) Internet
7 3 (1.26%) WAN
8 1 (0.42%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (3.77%) MySQL
2 7 (2.93%) Apache Cassandra
2 7 (2.93%) PostgreSQL
3 6 (2.51%) MongoDB
3 6 (2.51%) NoSQL
4 5 (2.09%) Oracle Database
5 3 (1.26%) Oracle Database 12c
6 2 (0.84%) Oracle Exadata
6 2 (0.84%) SAP BW
6 2 (0.84%) SQL Server
7 1 (0.42%) Amazon Redshift
7 1 (0.42%) Apache Hive
7 1 (0.42%) Data Warehouse
7 1 (0.42%) Microsoft Analysis Services
7 1 (0.42%) Oracle Reports
7 1 (0.42%) QlikView
7 1 (0.42%) Relational Database
7 1 (0.42%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 1 (0.42%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 19 (7.95%) TestDirector
2 15 (6.28%) Selenium
3 6 (2.51%) Hudson
3 6 (2.51%) Jenkins
4 2 (0.84%) Git (software)
4 2 (0.84%) Maven
4 2 (0.84%) SoapUI
4 2 (0.84%) Subversion
5 1 (0.42%) JIRA
5 1 (0.42%) TestRail
General
1 64 (26.78%) Finance
2 39 (16.32%) Telecoms
3 33 (13.81%) Retail
4 18 (7.53%) Banking
5 15 (6.28%) Billing
6 13 (5.44%) Manufacturing
7 12 (5.02%) Automotive
7 12 (5.02%) Back Office
8 3 (1.26%) Legal
Job Titles
1 55 (23.01%) Analyst
2 36 (15.06%) Architect
3 30 (12.55%) Test Leader
4 21 (8.79%) Test Analyst
5 20 (8.37%) Consultant
5 20 (8.37%) Security Architect
6 18 (7.53%) Business Analyst
6 18 (7.53%) Security Analyst
7 17 (7.11%) Team Leader
7 17 (7.11%) Test Team Leader
8 14 (5.86%) Project Manager
9 12 (5.02%) Security Consultant
10 11 (4.60%) Senior Analyst
10 11 (4.60%) Test Manager
11 10 (4.18%) Developer
11 10 (4.18%) Operations Analyst
11 10 (4.18%) Security Operations Analyst
11 10 (4.18%) Smart Metering Business Analyst
12 9 (3.77%) Smart Metering Architect
13 8 (3.35%) Cybersecurity Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (8.37%) XML
2 13 (5.44%) Spring
3 12 (5.02%) REST
3 12 (5.02%) Web Services
4 11 (4.60%) CGI
5 6 (2.51%) COM
5 6 (2.51%) Java EE
5 6 (2.51%) JAX-RS
5 6 (2.51%) JMS
5 6 (2.51%) JPA
5 6 (2.51%) OAuth
5 6 (2.51%) OpenID
5 6 (2.51%) RESTEasy
5 6 (2.51%) RESTful
5 6 (2.51%) SAML
5 6 (2.51%) SOAP
5 6 (2.51%) Spring Boot
6 4 (1.67%) AngularJS
7 2 (0.84%) Guava
7 2 (0.84%) scikit-learn
Miscellaneous
1 47 (19.67%) Smart Energy
2 45 (18.83%) Analytical Skills
3 29 (12.13%) PKI
4 27 (11.30%) Management Information System
5 18 (7.53%) Computer Science
6 10 (4.18%) CESG
7 8 (3.35%) Internet of Things
8 4 (1.67%) Taxonomies
8 4 (1.67%) User Experience
9 3 (1.26%) Machine to Machine
9 3 (1.26%) SWIFT
10 2 (0.84%) Algorithms
10 2 (0.84%) Renewable Energy
10 2 (0.84%) Smart Home
11 1 (0.42%) CMDB
11 1 (0.42%) Mobile App
11 1 (0.42%) PMI
11 1 (0.42%) Xbox
Operating Systems
1 13 (5.44%) Unix
2 8 (3.35%) Linux
3 6 (2.51%) Windows
4 2 (0.84%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 56 (23.43%) Agile Software Development
2 41 (17.15%) Waterfall
3 38 (15.90%) Process Management
4 33 (13.81%) Stakeholder Management
5 30 (12.55%) Continuous Improvement
6 27 (11.30%) System Testing
7 24 (10.04%) Process Improvement
8 23 (9.62%) Cybersecurity
8 23 (9.62%) Test Management
9 22 (9.21%) Risk Management
9 22 (9.21%) Security Architecture
10 21 (8.79%) Project Management
11 20 (8.37%) Mentoring
11 20 (8.37%) Test Planning
11 20 (8.37%) Use Case
12 19 (7.95%) Software Engineering
13 18 (7.53%) Change Management
13 18 (7.53%) Information Assurance
13 18 (7.53%) Information Security
14 17 (7.11%) Security Management
Programming Languages
1 32 (13.39%) SQL
2 14 (5.86%) Java
3 10 (4.18%) C
4 7 (2.93%) Clojure
4 7 (2.93%) Embedded C
4 7 (2.93%) Scala
5 5 (2.09%) JavaScript
6 3 (1.26%) PL/SQL
7 2 (0.84%) C++
7 2 (0.84%) MATLAB
7 2 (0.84%) Python
7 2 (0.84%) R
8 1 (0.42%) Elixir
8 1 (0.42%) Go
8 1 (0.42%) Ruby
8 1 (0.42%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 41 (17.15%) Security Cleared
2 30 (12.55%) Degree
3 27 (11.30%) ISTQB
4 25 (10.46%) ISEB
5 22 (9.21%) CISSP
6 17 (7.11%) GIAC
7 11 (4.60%) CISM
7 11 (4.60%) GCIH
7 11 (4.60%) SC Cleared
8 10 (4.18%) CESG Certified Professional
9 6 (2.51%) CCIE
9 6 (2.51%) CEH
9 6 (2.51%) Cisco Certification
9 6 (2.51%) ISSAP
9 6 (2.51%) SSCP
10 2 (0.84%) Computer Science Degree
11 1 (0.42%) CISA
11 1 (0.42%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
11 1 (0.42%) PMI Certification
11 1 (0.42%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (8.79%) GDPR
2 11 (4.60%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 10 (4.18%) QA
4 7 (2.93%) MISRA
5 5 (2.09%) ISO 9001
5 5 (2.09%) ISO/IEC 27005
5 5 (2.09%) SLA
6 4 (1.67%) PMO
7 3 (1.26%) Data Quality
8 1 (0.42%) ISO/IEC 15288
System Software
1 11 (4.60%) Firmware
2 6 (2.51%) Docker
3 2 (0.84%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 20 (8.37%) HP Quality Center
2 6 (2.51%) Marathon
3 2 (0.84%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 40 (16.74%) HP
2 16 (6.69%) Oracle
3 15 (6.28%) Capita
3 15 (6.28%) Remedy
4 10 (4.18%) Microsoft
5 9 (3.77%) ArcSight
6 7 (2.93%) Salesforce.com
7 4 (1.67%) Cognos
8 3 (1.26%) SAP
9 2 (0.84%) Progress
10 1 (0.42%) Arqiva
10 1 (0.42%) CheckPoint
10 1 (0.42%) CyberArk
10 1 (0.42%) Google
10 1 (0.42%) Tableau
10 1 (0.42%) Teradata