Period
to 17 November 2018

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Smart Meter in permanent job vacancies advertised in Lancashire. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Smart Meter over the 6 months to 17 November 2018 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Smart Metering
North West > Lancashire
6 months to
17 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 34 59 71
Rank change year-on-year +25 +12 -
Permanent jobs citing Smart Meter 37 27 19
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Lancashire 4.79% 3.05% 2.05%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 14.07% 8.46% 4.97%
Number of salaries quoted 26 22 19
Lancashire median annual salary £37,500 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -11.76% +6.25% -
10th Percentile £29,375 £31,250 £38,000
90th Percentile £66,250 £49,750 £47,250
North West median annual salary £57,500 £50,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +15.00% +25.00% +122.22%

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 Lancashire with a requirement for generic IT skills.

All Generic IT Skills
Lancashire
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 263 319 382
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Lancashire 34.02% 36.00% 41.30%
Number of salaries quoted 210 255 339
Lancashire median annual salary £37,500 £33,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.94% -10.67% -
10th Percentile £22,000 £20,050 £22,700
90th Percentile £63,750 £50,000 £47,500
North West median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -

Smart Meter
Job Vacancy Trend in Lancashire

Job postings citing Smart Meter as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Lancashire.

Job vacancy trend for Smart Meter in Lancashire

Smart Meter
Salary Trend in Lancashire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Smart Meter in Lancashire.

Salary trend for Smart Meter in Lancashire

Smart Meter
Salary Histogram in Lancashire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Smart Meter in Lancashire over the 6 months to 17 November 2018.

Salary histogram for Smart Meter in Lancashire

Smart Meter
Job Locations in Lancashire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Smart Meter within the Lancashire region over the 6 months to 17 November 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
Preston +36 25 £62,500 -
Chorley -7 10 £37,500 -11.76%
Smart Meter
North West

For the 6 months to 17 November 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 Lancashire region with a requirement for Smart Meter.

1 17 (45.95%) Analytical Skills
2 15 (40.54%) Smart Energy
2 15 (40.54%) Finance
3 12 (32.43%) Stakeholder Management
3 12 (32.43%) Retail
4 10 (27.03%) Business Analysis
4 10 (27.03%) Process Management
5 9 (24.32%) Change Management
5 9 (24.32%) Degree
5 9 (24.32%) Systems Analysis
6 7 (18.92%) Microsoft Excel
7 6 (16.22%) WAN
7 6 (16.22%) Management Information System
7 6 (16.22%) ZigBee
7 6 (16.22%) Matrix Management
7 6 (16.22%) Resource Management
7 6 (16.22%) Service Design
7 6 (16.22%) Self-Motivation
8 5 (13.51%) Product Management
8 5 (13.51%) ISEB
9 4 (10.81%) HP
9 4 (10.81%) Remedy
9 4 (10.81%) SharePoint
9 4 (10.81%) Stakeholder Engagement
9 4 (10.81%) Incident Management
9 4 (10.81%) ISTQB
9 4 (10.81%) HP ALM
10 3 (8.11%) Virtual Team
10 3 (8.11%) Resource Allocation
10 3 (8.11%) PMO

Smart Meter
Co-occurring IT Skills in Lancashire 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 4 (10.81%) SharePoint
Applications
1 7 (18.92%) Microsoft Excel
2 3 (8.11%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 3 (8.11%) MS Visio
3 2 (5.41%) Microsoft Office
Communications & Networking
1 6 (16.22%) WAN
1 6 (16.22%) ZigBee
2 2 (5.41%) Wireless
3 1 (2.70%) Firewall
General
1 15 (40.54%) Finance
2 12 (32.43%) Retail
3 2 (5.41%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 21 (56.76%) Analyst
2 10 (27.03%) Business Analyst
3 8 (21.62%) Software Analyst
4 5 (13.51%) Subject Matter Expert
5 4 (10.81%) Test Analyst
6 3 (8.11%) Information Analyst
6 3 (8.11%) Information Security Analyst
6 3 (8.11%) PMO Manager
6 3 (8.11%) Product Manager
6 3 (8.11%) Project Manager
6 3 (8.11%) Security Analyst
7 2 (5.41%) Customer Analyst
7 2 (5.41%) Non-Functional Test Analyst
7 2 (5.41%) Service Analyst
7 2 (5.41%) Service Desk Analyst
7 2 (5.41%) Smart Metering Business Analyst
8 1 (2.70%) Development Analyst
8 1 (2.70%) ITIL Business Analyst
8 1 (2.70%) Product Specialist
8 1 (2.70%) Technical Operations Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 17 (45.95%) Analytical Skills
2 15 (40.54%) Smart Energy
3 6 (16.22%) Management Information System
3 6 (16.22%) Self-Motivation
4 3 (8.11%) Virtual Team
5 2 (5.41%) Internet of Things
5 2 (5.41%) Smart Home
5 2 (5.41%) Taxonomies
6 1 (2.70%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 3 (8.11%) pSOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (32.43%) Stakeholder Management
2 10 (27.03%) Business Analysis
2 10 (27.03%) Process Management
3 9 (24.32%) Change Management
3 9 (24.32%) Systems Analysis
4 6 (16.22%) Matrix Management
4 6 (16.22%) Resource Management
4 6 (16.22%) Service Design
5 5 (13.51%) Product Management
6 4 (10.81%) Incident Management
6 4 (10.81%) Stakeholder Engagement
7 3 (8.11%) Business Development
7 3 (8.11%) Data Protection
7 3 (8.11%) Information Security
7 3 (8.11%) ITIL
7 3 (8.11%) Portfolio Management
7 3 (8.11%) Project Management
7 3 (8.11%) Requirements Management
7 3 (8.11%) Resource Allocation
7 3 (8.11%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (5.41%) SQL
Qualifications
1 9 (24.32%) Degree
2 5 (13.51%) ISEB
3 4 (10.81%) ISTQB
4 3 (8.11%) CISA
4 3 (8.11%) CISM
4 3 (8.11%) CISSP
5 1 (2.70%) ISEB Practitioner
5 1 (2.70%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (8.11%) ISO 9001
1 3 (8.11%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 3 (8.11%) PMO
2 2 (5.41%) SLA
Systems Management
1 4 (10.81%) HP ALM
Vendors
1 4 (10.81%) HP
1 4 (10.81%) Remedy
2 2 (5.41%) Microsoft