Period
to 22 July 2019

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 22 July 2019 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Smart Metering
UK > England
6 months to
22 Jul 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 862 934 938
Rank change year-on-year +72 +4 -39
Permanent jobs citing Smart Meter 197 218 251
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.15% 0.13% 0.15%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.37% 0.34% 0.37%
Number of salaries quoted 132 140 186
England median annual salary £48,000 £50,000 £48,750
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.00% +2.56% -11.36%
10th Percentile £17,250 £32,500 £33,250
90th Percentile £73,750 £82,750 £85,000
UK median annual salary £49,500 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year -1.00% +5.26% -17.39%

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 52,993 63,698 67,271
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 39.59% 39.33% 40.02%
Number of salaries quoted 40,036 48,995 52,058
England median annual salary £52,500 £51,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.94% +3.00% -
10th Percentile £30,000 £28,750 £27,500
90th Percentile £88,750 £85,000 £81,250
UK median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +5.00% - -

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 22 July 2019.

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 22 July 2019. 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 +27 87 £55,000 +15.79% 11
North West +38 84 £55,000 +10.00% 8
South East +36 37 £51,000 +2.00% 10
Midlands +44 35 £24,000 -52.00% 4
East Midlands +56 33 £24,000 -43.53% 3
London +69 29 £60,000 -4.00% 8
East of England - 9 £80,000 -
Yorkshire +7 3 £30,000 -31.43% 2
West Midlands +9 2 £34,000 -40.87% 1
Smart Meter
UK

For the 6 months to 22 July 2019, 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 (28.43%) Retail
2 44 (22.34%) Incident Management
3 43 (21.83%) Analytical Skills
4 41 (20.81%) Remedy
4 41 (20.81%) Telecoms
5 40 (20.30%) Agile Software Development
6 34 (17.26%) ITIL
6 34 (17.26%) B2B
7 33 (16.75%) HP
7 33 (16.75%) HP ALM
8 32 (16.24%) Stakeholder Management
9 31 (15.74%) Microsoft
9 31 (15.74%) Wireless
9 31 (15.74%) Service Management
10 30 (15.23%) Microsoft Excel
10 30 (15.23%) SQL
11 28 (14.21%) SharePoint
11 28 (14.21%) Process Management
12 25 (12.69%) Test Management
12 25 (12.69%) Problem-Solving
13 23 (11.68%) Waterfall
14 22 (11.17%) SLA
15 20 (10.15%) Finance
16 19 (9.64%) ISTQB
16 19 (9.64%) Software Testing
16 19 (9.64%) ISEB
16 19 (9.64%) Smart Energy
17 16 (8.12%) JIRA
18 15 (7.61%) System Testing
18 15 (7.61%) Relational Database

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 28 (14.21%) SharePoint
2 7 (3.55%) Tomcat
3 6 (3.05%) Confluence
4 5 (2.54%) Apache
5 2 (1.02%) Elasticsearch
5 2 (1.02%) JBoss
6 1 (0.51%) Jupyter
6 1 (0.51%) OpenStack
6 1 (0.51%) WebLogic
Applications
1 30 (15.23%) Microsoft Excel
2 12 (6.09%) Microsoft Office
3 7 (3.55%) MS Visio
4 6 (3.05%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 5 (2.54%) Spreadsheet
6 3 (1.52%) Microsoft Project
7 1 (0.51%) SOLIDWORKS
Business Applications
1 2 (1.02%) Remedy ITSM
1 2 (1.02%) Salesforce.com CRM
Cloud Services
1 7 (3.55%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (3.05%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (1.52%) Google Cloud Platform
4 1 (0.51%) Google Play
4 1 (0.51%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 31 (15.74%) Wireless
2 13 (6.60%) ZigBee
3 10 (5.08%) SSL
4 8 (4.06%) Radio Access Network
5 7 (3.55%) Bluetooth
5 7 (3.55%) FTP
5 7 (3.55%) Internet
6 6 (3.05%) TCP/IP
7 5 (2.54%) HTTP
8 3 (1.52%) 3G
8 3 (1.52%) 4G
8 3 (1.52%) 802.15
8 3 (1.52%) Firewall
8 3 (1.52%) IPv6
8 3 (1.52%) LTE
8 3 (1.52%) MQTT
8 3 (1.52%) VPN
8 3 (1.52%) Wi-Fi
8 3 (1.52%) X.509
9 2 (1.02%) 2G
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (7.61%) Relational Database
2 13 (6.60%) SQL Server
3 8 (4.06%) PostgreSQL
4 6 (3.05%) Big Data
5 5 (2.54%) Data Warehouse
5 5 (2.54%) Microsoft Analysis Services
5 5 (2.54%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 5 (2.54%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 2 (1.02%) Hadoop
7 1 (0.51%) Blockchain
7 1 (0.51%) MongoDB
7 1 (0.51%) MySQL
7 1 (0.51%) Redis
Development Applications
1 16 (8.12%) JIRA
2 5 (2.54%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 5 (2.54%) Zephyr
3 2 (1.02%) Balsamiq
3 2 (1.02%) LoadRunner
4 1 (0.51%) Git (software)
4 1 (0.51%) GitLab
4 1 (0.51%) GoCD
4 1 (0.51%) Jenkins
4 1 (0.51%) Visual Studio
4 1 (0.51%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 56 (28.43%) Retail
2 41 (20.81%) Telecoms
3 20 (10.15%) Finance
4 3 (1.52%) Billing
4 3 (1.52%) Electronics
5 2 (1.02%) Back Office
5 2 (1.02%) Humanities
5 2 (1.02%) Legal
5 2 (1.02%) Social Science
6 1 (0.51%) French Language
6 1 (0.51%) German Language
6 1 (0.51%) Greek Language
6 1 (0.51%) Law
6 1 (0.51%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.51%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 47 (23.86%) Analyst
2 21 (10.66%) Architect
3 20 (10.15%) Team Leader
3 20 (10.15%) Test Analyst
4 17 (8.63%) Test Manager
5 16 (8.12%) Test Leader
6 14 (7.11%) Customer Analyst
6 14 (7.11%) Service Analyst
6 14 (7.11%) Service Desk Analyst
7 10 (5.08%) Service Desk Team Leader
8 9 (4.57%) IT Manager
8 9 (4.57%) Test Team Leader
9 8 (4.06%) Smart Metering Architect
10 7 (3.55%) Business Analyst
10 7 (3.55%) Project Manager
11 6 (3.05%) Programme Manager
11 6 (3.05%) Service Manager
11 6 (3.05%) Solutions Architect
11 6 (3.05%) SQL Analyst
11 6 (3.05%) Test Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (6.09%) XML
2 8 (4.06%) ActiveMQ
3 6 (3.05%) CSS
3 6 (3.05%) JSON
4 5 (2.54%) HTML
4 5 (2.54%) LAPP Stack
4 5 (2.54%) REST
5 4 (2.03%) CGI
6 3 (1.52%) 802.1X
6 3 (1.52%) Ajax
6 3 (1.52%) AngularJS
6 3 (1.52%) CSS3
6 3 (1.52%) React
6 3 (1.52%) Spring
7 2 (1.02%) ASP.NET Web API
7 2 (1.02%) Ember.js
7 2 (1.02%) HTML5
7 2 (1.02%) OpenID
7 2 (1.02%) scikit-learn
7 2 (1.02%) TensorFlow
Miscellaneous
1 43 (21.83%) Analytical Skills
2 19 (9.64%) Smart Energy
3 10 (5.08%) Management Information System
4 9 (4.57%) Self-Motivation
5 7 (3.55%) Internet of Things
6 4 (2.03%) Enterprise Software
6 4 (2.03%) Mobile App
6 4 (2.03%) Reference Data
6 4 (2.03%) User Experience
7 3 (1.52%) Algorithms
7 3 (1.52%) Device Driver
7 3 (1.52%) Machine to Machine
7 3 (1.52%) Smart City
7 3 (1.52%) Virtual Team
8 2 (1.02%) CESG
8 2 (1.02%) Data Structures
8 2 (1.02%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
8 2 (1.02%) PKI
8 2 (1.02%) PMI
8 2 (1.02%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 12 (6.09%) Linux
2 9 (4.57%) Unix
3 8 (4.06%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 4 (2.03%) Windows
5 3 (1.52%) FreeRTOS
6 1 (0.51%) pSOS
6 1 (0.51%) VxWorks
Processes & Methodologies
1 44 (22.34%) Incident Management
2 40 (20.30%) Agile Software Development
3 34 (17.26%) B2B
3 34 (17.26%) ITIL
4 32 (16.24%) Stakeholder Management
5 31 (15.74%) Service Management
6 28 (14.21%) Process Management
7 25 (12.69%) Problem-Solving
7 25 (12.69%) Test Management
8 23 (11.68%) Waterfall
9 19 (9.64%) Software Testing
10 15 (7.61%) Mentoring
10 15 (7.61%) System Testing
11 14 (7.11%) Configuration Management
12 13 (6.60%) Matrix Management
13 12 (6.09%) Continuous Improvement
13 12 (6.09%) Defect Management
13 12 (6.09%) Test Automation
14 11 (5.58%) Prototyping
14 11 (5.58%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 30 (15.23%) SQL
2 15 (7.61%) Java
3 14 (7.11%) Python
4 12 (6.09%) Perl
5 10 (5.08%) Bash Shell
5 10 (5.08%) C
6 8 (4.06%) Shell Script
7 7 (3.55%) C++
8 6 (3.05%) C#
8 6 (3.05%) JavaScript
9 4 (2.03%) Embedded C
10 3 (1.52%) R
11 2 (1.02%) XAML
12 1 (0.51%) Clojure
12 1 (0.51%) Embedded C++
12 1 (0.51%) PL/SQL
12 1 (0.51%) PowerShell
12 1 (0.51%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 19 (9.64%) ISEB
1 19 (9.64%) ISTQB
2 13 (6.60%) Security Cleared
3 8 (4.06%) Degree
3 8 (4.06%) ITIL Certification
4 6 (3.05%) SC Cleared
5 3 (1.52%) Cisco Certification
5 3 (1.52%) CISSP
5 3 (1.52%) ISACA
6 2 (1.02%) (ISC)2 CCSP
6 2 (1.02%) CCSP
6 2 (1.02%) CEH
6 2 (1.02%) CESG Certified Professional
6 2 (1.02%) CISM
6 2 (1.02%) IIBA
6 2 (1.02%) ISSAP
6 2 (1.02%) PhD
6 2 (1.02%) PMI Certification
7 1 (0.51%) CREST Certified
7 1 (0.51%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (11.17%) SLA
2 10 (5.08%) QA
3 6 (3.05%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 5 (2.54%) Data Quality
5 3 (1.52%) NCSC
6 2 (1.02%) GDPR
6 2 (1.02%) ISO 22301
6 2 (1.02%) ISO 9000
6 2 (1.02%) ISO/IEC 20000
6 2 (1.02%) ISO/IEC 27005
6 2 (1.02%) PMO
7 1 (0.51%) NIST
System Software
1 10 (5.08%) Docker
2 9 (4.57%) Firmware
3 2 (1.02%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (0.51%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 33 (16.75%) HP ALM
2 8 (4.06%) Ansible
2 8 (4.06%) Puppet
3 7 (3.55%) Opscode Chef
3 7 (3.55%) Red Hat Satellite
4 1 (0.51%) FortiGate
4 1 (0.51%) Graphite
4 1 (0.51%) HP Quality Center
4 1 (0.51%) Kubernetes
4 1 (0.51%) Terraform
4 1 (0.51%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 41 (20.81%) Remedy
2 33 (16.75%) HP
3 31 (15.74%) Microsoft
4 8 (4.06%) Oracle
4 8 (4.06%) Red Hat
5 6 (3.05%) Arqiva
6 5 (2.54%) Cognos
7 3 (1.52%) Google
7 3 (1.52%) Salesforce.com
8 2 (1.02%) BMC
8 2 (1.02%) CA
8 2 (1.02%) Ivanti
8 2 (1.02%) ServiceNow
8 2 (1.02%) VMware
8 2 (1.02%) Xamarin
9 1 (0.51%) Apple
9 1 (0.51%) Cisco
9 1 (0.51%) Dataiku
9 1 (0.51%) EMC
9 1 (0.51%) Palo Alto