Period
to 10 December 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 10 December 2018 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Smart Metering
UK > England
6 months to
10 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 878 933 974
Rank change year-on-year +55 +41 +61
Permanent jobs citing Smart Meter 246 242 224
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.17% 0.14% 0.13%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.39% 0.35% 0.32%
Number of salaries quoted 162 173 167
England median annual salary £57,500 £50,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +15.00% -4.76% -4.55%
10th Percentile £36,250 £36,900 £32,000
90th Percentile £87,500 £75,000 £82,500
UK median annual salary £57,500 £50,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year +15.00% -4.76% -4.55%

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 62,489 69,264 69,577
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 41.98% 41.43% 39.86%
Number of salaries quoted 48,565 52,592 57,407
England median annual salary £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.00% - +2.56%
10th Percentile £30,000 £28,250 £27,500
90th Percentile £87,500 £82,500 £81,250
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 10 December 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 10 December 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 West +58 112 £57,500 +15.00% 9
North of England +50 112 £57,500 +15.00% 10
London +76 49 £65,000 +30.00% 3
South West +35 33 £60,000 +69.01%
Midlands +26 26 £52,500 - 3
South East -3 24 £50,000 -7.83% 8
East Midlands +8 15 £57,500 +76.92% 1
West Midlands +27 11 £28,750 -45.24% 2
Smart Meter
UK

For the 6 months to 10 December 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 51 (20.73%) Stakeholder Management
2 47 (19.11%) Finance
3 43 (17.48%) Agile Software Development
4 42 (17.07%) Retail
5 39 (15.85%) Analytical Skills
6 35 (14.23%) Incident Management
7 34 (13.82%) ITIL
8 33 (13.41%) Telecoms
9 31 (12.60%) Management Information System
9 31 (12.60%) Problem Management
9 31 (12.60%) Service Design
10 30 (12.20%) Smart Energy
11 29 (11.79%) Collaborative Working
12 28 (11.38%) Project Management
13 27 (10.98%) Remedy
13 27 (10.98%) PKI
14 26 (10.57%) Self-Motivation
15 25 (10.16%) User Experience
16 24 (9.76%) Process Improvement
16 24 (9.76%) Process Management
17 23 (9.35%) Marketing
17 23 (9.35%) RESTful
18 21 (8.54%) Stakeholder Engagement
19 19 (7.72%) Security Cleared
19 19 (7.72%) Git (software)
19 19 (7.72%) Renewable Energy
19 19 (7.72%) Degree
19 19 (7.72%) Microsoft Excel
20 18 (7.32%) Smart Home
20 18 (7.32%) Portfolio Management

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 14 (5.69%) SharePoint
2 7 (2.85%) JBoss
3 3 (1.22%) OpenStack
4 1 (0.41%) Apache Spark
Applications
1 19 (7.72%) Microsoft Excel
2 13 (5.28%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 13 (5.28%) MS Visio
3 7 (2.85%) Microsoft Office
4 1 (0.41%) Microsoft Project
4 1 (0.41%) SOLIDWORKS
4 1 (0.41%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 5 (2.03%) Odoo
2 3 (1.22%) Salesforce.com CRM
3 1 (0.41%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 11 (4.47%) Amazon AWS
2 10 (4.07%) Microsoft Azure
3 6 (2.44%) Amazon CloudWatch
3 6 (2.44%) Amazon ELB
3 6 (2.44%) Amazon S3
3 6 (2.44%) AWS CloudFormation
3 6 (2.44%) AWS CloudTrail
3 6 (2.44%) AWS Lambda
3 6 (2.44%) Google Cloud Platform
3 6 (2.44%) OpenShift
3 6 (2.44%) Serverless
4 1 (0.41%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 13 (5.28%) WAN
2 10 (4.07%) ZigBee
3 8 (3.25%) Firewall
4 5 (2.03%) HTTP
4 5 (2.03%) Wireless
5 4 (1.63%) FTP
5 4 (1.63%) VPN
6 3 (1.22%) DNS
6 3 (1.22%) Internet
6 3 (1.22%) Intrusion Detection
6 3 (1.22%) Network Security
6 3 (1.22%) SMS
6 3 (1.22%) SMTP
6 3 (1.22%) Software-Defined Networking
6 3 (1.22%) TCP/IP
7 2 (0.81%) Intranet
8 1 (0.41%) 3GPP
8 1 (0.41%) Bluetooth
8 1 (0.41%) LAN
8 1 (0.41%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (5.28%) PostgreSQL
2 9 (3.66%) Relational Database
3 7 (2.85%) Apache Cassandra
4 6 (2.44%) Amazon DynamoDB
4 6 (2.44%) Amazon RDS
4 6 (2.44%) NoSQL
5 5 (2.03%) Redis
6 2 (0.81%) Data Warehouse
6 2 (0.81%) Oracle BI EE
6 2 (0.81%) SQL Server
6 2 (0.81%) VoltDB
7 1 (0.41%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 19 (7.72%) Git (software)
2 11 (4.47%) Subversion
3 10 (4.07%) Jenkins
4 6 (2.44%) JBehave
4 6 (2.44%) JUnit
4 6 (2.44%) Mercurial
5 5 (2.03%) Cucumber
5 5 (2.03%) Selenium
6 3 (1.22%) JIRA
7 1 (0.41%) Ant
7 1 (0.41%) Hudson
7 1 (0.41%) Zephyr
General
1 47 (19.11%) Finance
2 42 (17.07%) Retail
3 33 (13.41%) Telecoms
4 23 (9.35%) Marketing
5 8 (3.25%) Billing
6 7 (2.85%) Banking
7 5 (2.03%) Multimedia
8 4 (1.63%) Legal
9 1 (0.41%) Advertising
9 1 (0.41%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 49 (19.92%) Analyst
2 35 (14.23%) Architect
3 32 (13.01%) Developer
4 19 (7.72%) Software Developer
5 18 (7.32%) Applications Developer
6 17 (6.91%) Business Analyst
7 13 (5.28%) Designer
7 13 (5.28%) Project Manager
7 13 (5.28%) Senior Designer
7 13 (5.28%) Senior UX Designer
7 13 (5.28%) UX Designer
8 12 (4.88%) Incident Manager
8 12 (4.88%) Test Analyst
9 11 (4.47%) PMO Manager
9 11 (4.47%) Senior Manager
10 10 (4.07%) Senior Incident Manager
10 10 (4.07%) Software Analyst
11 9 (3.66%) Head of Operations
11 9 (3.66%) Java Developer
11 9 (3.66%) Major Incident Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (9.35%) RESTful
2 14 (5.69%) CGI
3 12 (4.88%) CSS
4 9 (3.66%) ActiveMQ
4 9 (3.66%) Spring
5 8 (3.25%) JSON
6 7 (2.85%) Kafka
7 6 (2.44%) Cocoa
7 6 (2.44%) Cocoa Touch
7 6 (2.44%) Core Animation
7 6 (2.44%) Core Data
7 6 (2.44%) Hibernate
7 6 (2.44%) HornetQ
7 6 (2.44%) JMS
7 6 (2.44%) Node.js
7 6 (2.44%) Web Services
7 6 (2.44%) YAML
8 5 (2.03%) HTML
8 5 (2.03%) J2EE
8 5 (2.03%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 39 (15.85%) Analytical Skills
2 31 (12.60%) Management Information System
3 30 (12.20%) Smart Energy
4 27 (10.98%) PKI
5 26 (10.57%) Self-Motivation
6 25 (10.16%) User Experience
7 19 (7.72%) Renewable Energy
8 18 (7.32%) Smart Home
9 8 (3.25%) Public Cloud
10 6 (2.44%) Animation
11 5 (2.03%) Driving Licence
11 5 (2.03%) Greenfield Project
11 5 (2.03%) Internet of Things
11 5 (2.03%) Virtual Team
12 3 (1.22%) CESG
12 3 (1.22%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
12 3 (1.22%) EPoS
12 3 (1.22%) Reference Data
13 2 (0.81%) Clustering
13 2 (0.81%) Photography
Operating Systems
1 13 (5.28%) Apple iOS
2 11 (4.47%) Android
2 11 (4.47%) Linux
3 9 (3.66%) pSOS
4 6 (2.44%) Unix
4 6 (2.44%) Windows
5 1 (0.41%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 51 (20.73%) Stakeholder Management
2 43 (17.48%) Agile Software Development
3 35 (14.23%) Incident Management
4 34 (13.82%) ITIL
5 31 (12.60%) Problem Management
5 31 (12.60%) Service Design
6 29 (11.79%) Collaborative Working
7 28 (11.38%) Project Management
8 24 (9.76%) Process Improvement
8 24 (9.76%) Process Management
9 21 (8.54%) Stakeholder Engagement
10 18 (7.32%) Portfolio Management
11 17 (6.91%) Critical Thinking
11 17 (6.91%) Risk Management
12 16 (6.50%) Information Security
12 16 (6.50%) Matrix Management
12 16 (6.50%) Problem-Solving
13 15 (6.10%) Mentoring
14 14 (5.69%) Change Management
14 14 (5.69%) Kalman Filter
Programming Languages
1 15 (6.10%) Java
2 13 (5.28%) JavaScript
2 13 (5.28%) Shell Script
3 12 (4.88%) SQL
4 8 (3.25%) Java 8
5 7 (2.85%) Scala
6 6 (2.44%) Apple Swift
6 6 (2.44%) C
6 6 (2.44%) Groovy
6 6 (2.44%) Objective-C
6 6 (2.44%) PowerShell
6 6 (2.44%) Python
6 6 (2.44%) Ruby
7 5 (2.03%) C#
8 2 (0.81%) PL/SQL
8 2 (0.81%) VB
9 1 (0.41%) Bash Shell
9 1 (0.41%) Embedded C
Qualifications
1 19 (7.72%) Degree
1 19 (7.72%) Security Cleared
2 13 (5.28%) CISSP
2 13 (5.28%) ISEB
3 11 (4.47%) ISTQB
4 9 (3.66%) CISM
4 9 (3.66%) ITIL Certification
4 9 (3.66%) SC Cleared
5 6 (2.44%) AWS Certification
6 4 (1.63%) CESG Certified Professional
7 3 (1.22%) (ISC)2 CCSP
7 3 (1.22%) CCSP
7 3 (1.22%) CEH
7 3 (1.22%) Cisco Certification
7 3 (1.22%) CISMP
7 3 (1.22%) ISO 27001 Lead Auditor
7 3 (1.22%) ISSAP
7 3 (1.22%) PhD
8 2 (0.81%) ISEB Practitioner
8 2 (0.81%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (6.10%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 13 (5.28%) ISO/IEC 27005
2 13 (5.28%) PMO
3 12 (4.88%) GDPR
4 5 (2.03%) ISO/IEC 20000
4 5 (2.03%) SLA
5 4 (1.63%) QA
6 3 (1.22%) Data Quality
7 2 (0.81%) ISO 9001
8 1 (0.41%) HIPAA
8 1 (0.41%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 6 (2.44%) Docker
2 3 (1.22%) vCloud
2 3 (1.22%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.41%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 14 (5.69%) HP ALM
2 7 (2.85%) Puppet
3 6 (2.44%) Marathon
4 5 (2.03%) Ansible
4 5 (2.03%) Opscode Chef
4 5 (2.03%) Terraform
5 2 (0.81%) HP Quality Center
6 1 (0.41%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 27 (10.98%) Remedy
2 15 (6.10%) HP
3 12 (4.88%) Google
4 11 (4.47%) Oracle
5 6 (2.44%) Apple
6 5 (2.03%) Microsoft
7 4 (1.63%) ArcSight
8 3 (1.22%) CA
8 3 (1.22%) Casewise
8 3 (1.22%) Salesforce.com
8 3 (1.22%) Splunk
8 3 (1.22%) VMware
9 2 (0.81%) SAP
10 1 (0.41%) Cognos
10 1 (0.41%) CyberArk
10 1 (0.41%) EMC
10 1 (0.41%) SmartCo
10 1 (0.41%) Twitter