Period
to 25 May 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 25 May 2018 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Smart Metering
UK > England
6 months to
25 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 943 919 841
Rank change year-on-year -24 -78 +303
Permanent jobs citing Smart Meter 209 226 428
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.13% 0.14% 0.23%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.30% 0.33% 0.52%
Number of salaries quoted 147 178 357
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - -13.04% +15.00%
10th Percentile £35,000 £33,250 £35,000
90th Percentile £81,550 £85,375 £71,000
UK median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £57,500
% change year-on-year - -13.04% +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 70,329 68,032 82,997
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 43.20% 42.71% 43.96%
Number of salaries quoted 55,047 55,115 68,153
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
10th Percentile £28,200 £27,500 £27,500
90th Percentile £85,000 £81,250 £78,750
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £49,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% -3.06% +7.69%

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 25 May 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 25 May 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 -26 78 £58,750 -12.96% 7
North of England +4 68 £46,250 +15.63% 4
North West +14 62 £46,250 +15.63% 4
South East 0 41 £50,000 +25.00% 7
Midlands -23 18 £57,500 +21.05% 5
West Midlands -1 16 £57,500 +11.65% 4
Yorkshire -4 5 £40,000 -5.88%
East of England -3 4 £39,750 -20.50% 2
East Midlands -15 2 - - 1
North East - 1 £50,000 -
Smart Meter
UK

For the 6 months to 25 May 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 57 (27.27%) Smart Energy
2 56 (26.79%) Agile Software Development
3 48 (22.97%) Finance
4 42 (20.10%) Process Management
5 36 (17.22%) Retail
6 33 (15.79%) Analytical Skills
7 32 (15.31%) Problem-Solving
7 32 (15.31%) Management Information System
8 30 (14.35%) Telecoms
9 29 (13.88%) HP
9 29 (13.88%) HP ALM
10 28 (13.40%) System Testing
11 27 (12.92%) Configuration Management
11 27 (12.92%) Process Improvement
12 26 (12.44%) Incident Management
13 25 (11.96%) Remedy
14 24 (11.48%) Continuous Integration
15 23 (11.00%) ZigBee
15 23 (11.00%) ITIL
16 22 (10.53%) Oracle
16 22 (10.53%) ISTQB
17 21 (10.05%) Degree
17 21 (10.05%) Test Management
17 21 (10.05%) JavaScript
18 20 (9.57%) SQL
18 20 (9.57%) ISEB
18 20 (9.57%) Security Management
18 20 (9.57%) Scrum
18 20 (9.57%) TOGAF
18 20 (9.57%) Security Architecture

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 (3.35%) SharePoint
2 4 (1.91%) CMS
2 4 (1.91%) Confluence
2 4 (1.91%) WordPress
3 3 (1.44%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 3 (1.44%) TPMS
4 2 (0.96%) Apache Spark
Applications
1 17 (8.13%) Microsoft Excel
2 16 (7.66%) Microsoft Office
3 13 (6.22%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 9 (4.31%) MS Visio
5 4 (1.91%) Adobe Illustrator
5 4 (1.91%) Photoshop
6 2 (0.96%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 2 (0.96%) Cognos Business Intelligence
2 1 (0.48%) Oracle Financials
2 1 (0.48%) SAP IS-U
Cloud Services
1 5 (2.39%) SaaS
2 1 (0.48%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 23 (11.00%) ZigBee
2 15 (7.18%) Wireless
3 13 (6.22%) 3GPP
3 13 (6.22%) Bluetooth
4 10 (4.78%) Network Security
5 5 (2.39%) Internet
6 2 (0.96%) FTP
6 2 (0.96%) WAN
7 1 (0.48%) Broadband
7 1 (0.48%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (6.70%) Apache Cassandra
2 13 (6.22%) PostgreSQL
2 13 (6.22%) Relational Database
3 12 (5.74%) NoSQL
4 10 (4.78%) MySQL
5 5 (2.39%) Oracle Database
5 5 (2.39%) Oracle Database 12c
5 5 (2.39%) Oracle Exadata
6 3 (1.44%) SQL Server
7 2 (0.96%) BusinessObjects
7 2 (0.96%) Microsoft Analysis Services
7 2 (0.96%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 2 (0.96%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 1 (0.48%) Amazon Redshift
8 1 (0.48%) Apache Hive
8 1 (0.48%) Data Warehouse
8 1 (0.48%) QlikView
8 1 (0.48%) SAP BW
Development Applications
1 12 (5.74%) Git (software)
1 12 (5.74%) JBehave
1 12 (5.74%) JUnit
2 11 (5.26%) Cucumber
3 8 (3.83%) TestDirector
4 6 (2.87%) JIRA
5 4 (1.91%) JMeter
5 4 (1.91%) Selenium
5 4 (1.91%) WebDriver
6 2 (0.96%) SoapUI
7 1 (0.48%) Artifactory
7 1 (0.48%) GoCD
7 1 (0.48%) LabVIEW
7 1 (0.48%) Pylint
General
1 48 (22.97%) Finance
2 36 (17.22%) Retail
3 30 (14.35%) Telecoms
4 12 (5.74%) Manufacturing
5 11 (5.26%) Back Office
5 11 (5.26%) Billing
6 3 (1.44%) Banking
7 1 (0.48%) Electronics
7 1 (0.48%) Legal
Job Titles
1 51 (24.40%) Analyst
2 29 (13.88%) Architect
3 18 (8.61%) Test Analyst
4 17 (8.13%) Developer
4 17 (8.13%) Test Leader
5 16 (7.66%) Business Analyst
6 12 (5.74%) Firmware Engineer
6 12 (5.74%) Security Architect
7 11 (5.26%) Senior Analyst
8 10 (4.78%) Consultant
8 10 (4.78%) Java Developer
8 10 (4.78%) Security Analyst
9 9 (4.31%) Quality Manager
9 9 (4.31%) Test Manager
10 8 (3.83%) Operations Analyst
11 7 (3.35%) Security Operations Analyst
11 7 (3.35%) Senior Architect
11 7 (3.35%) Senior Security Architect
11 7 (3.35%) Smart Metering Architect
11 7 (3.35%) Smart Metering Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (8.13%) Spring
2 16 (7.66%) Node.js
3 14 (6.70%) Kafka
4 12 (5.74%) ActiveMQ
4 12 (5.74%) Hibernate
4 12 (5.74%) HornetQ
4 12 (5.74%) JMS
4 12 (5.74%) RESTful
5 10 (4.78%) Web Services
5 10 (4.78%) XML
6 8 (3.83%) AngularJS
7 4 (1.91%) CGI
7 4 (1.91%) COM
7 4 (1.91%) CSS
7 4 (1.91%) HTML
8 2 (0.96%) scikit-learn
8 2 (0.96%) SciPy
9 1 (0.48%) Pandas
9 1 (0.48%) pytest
9 1 (0.48%) TensorFlow
Miscellaneous
1 57 (27.27%) Smart Energy
2 33 (15.79%) Analytical Skills
3 32 (15.31%) Management Information System
4 13 (6.22%) PKI
5 8 (3.83%) CESG
5 8 (3.83%) Internet of Things
6 7 (3.35%) Computer Science
7 6 (2.87%) Greenfield Project
7 6 (2.87%) Self-Motivation
7 6 (2.87%) User Experience
8 3 (1.44%) Machine to Machine
9 2 (0.96%) Algorithms
9 2 (0.96%) Renewable Energy
9 2 (0.96%) Smart Home
9 2 (0.96%) Taxonomies
9 2 (0.96%) W3C
10 1 (0.48%) CMDB
10 1 (0.48%) Minimum Viable Product
10 1 (0.48%) SCADA
Operating Systems
1 17 (8.13%) Linux
2 7 (3.35%) Unix
3 5 (2.39%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (0.96%) pSOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 56 (26.79%) Agile Software Development
2 42 (20.10%) Process Management
3 32 (15.31%) Problem-Solving
4 28 (13.40%) System Testing
5 27 (12.92%) Configuration Management
5 27 (12.92%) Process Improvement
6 26 (12.44%) Incident Management
7 24 (11.48%) Continuous Integration
8 23 (11.00%) ITIL
9 21 (10.05%) Test Management
10 20 (9.57%) Scrum
10 20 (9.57%) Security Architecture
10 20 (9.57%) Security Management
10 20 (9.57%) TOGAF
11 19 (9.09%) Mentoring
11 19 (9.09%) Operational Acceptance Testing
11 19 (9.09%) Project Management
12 18 (8.61%) Information Security
13 17 (8.13%) Service Management
14 16 (7.66%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 21 (10.05%) JavaScript
2 20 (9.57%) SQL
3 18 (8.61%) Java
4 14 (6.70%) C
4 14 (6.70%) Scala
5 13 (6.22%) Embedded C
5 13 (6.22%) Shell Script
6 12 (5.74%) Groovy
6 12 (5.74%) Java 8
6 12 (5.74%) Ruby
7 4 (1.91%) PHP
8 3 (1.44%) PL/SQL
8 3 (1.44%) Python
9 2 (0.96%) C++
9 2 (0.96%) MATLAB
9 2 (0.96%) R
Qualifications
1 22 (10.53%) ISTQB
2 21 (10.05%) Degree
3 20 (9.57%) ISEB
4 19 (9.09%) Security Cleared
5 18 (8.61%) CISSP
6 10 (4.78%) GCIH
6 10 (4.78%) GIAC
7 8 (3.83%) CESG Certified Professional
7 8 (3.83%) CISM
8 3 (1.44%) SC Cleared
9 1 (0.48%) ITIL Certification
9 1 (0.48%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (6.22%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 13 (6.22%) MISRA
2 10 (4.78%) ISO 9001
3 8 (3.83%) QA
4 6 (2.87%) GDPR
4 6 (2.87%) ISO/IEC 20000
5 4 (1.91%) SLA
6 3 (1.44%) PMO
7 2 (0.96%) Data Quality
7 2 (0.96%) ISO/IEC 27005
7 2 (0.96%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 19 (9.09%) Firmware
2 13 (6.22%) Docker
3 5 (2.39%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 29 (13.88%) HP ALM
2 12 (5.74%) Marathon
2 12 (5.74%) Puppet
3 6 (2.87%) HP Quality Center
3 6 (2.87%) Tivoli Storage Manager
4 5 (2.39%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
5 4 (1.91%) cPanel
6 1 (0.48%) Kubernetes
6 1 (0.48%) Prometheus
Vendors
1 29 (13.88%) HP
2 25 (11.96%) Remedy
3 22 (10.53%) Oracle
4 12 (5.74%) Capita
5 7 (3.35%) Cognos
6 4 (1.91%) Microsoft
6 4 (1.91%) Salesforce.com
7 3 (1.44%) SAP
7 3 (1.44%) Tableau
8 2 (0.96%) Progress
9 1 (0.48%) ArcSight
9 1 (0.48%) Arqiva
9 1 (0.48%) CyberArk
9 1 (0.48%) EMC
9 1 (0.48%) PagerDuty
9 1 (0.48%) Sun
9 1 (0.48%) Teradata