Period
to 20 January 2019

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 20 January 2019 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Smart Metering
North West > Lancashire
6 months to
20 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 41 61 53
Rank change year-on-year +20 -8 -
Permanent jobs citing Smart Meter 29 17 36
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Lancashire 4.09% 2.08% 3.79%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 12.78% 6.77% 10.23%
Number of salaries quoted 25 14 36
Lancashire median annual salary £37,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -6.25% - -
10th Percentile £29,500 £31,250 £35,000
90th Percentile £66,500 £50,000 £56,250
North West median annual salary £57,500 £50,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +15.00% +25.00% -

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 Lancashire with a requirement for generic IT skills.

All Generic IT Skills
Lancashire
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 227 251 352
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Lancashire 32.02% 30.72% 37.05%
Number of salaries quoted 178 198 323
Lancashire median annual salary £40,000 £35,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +14.29% -6.67% +10.29%
10th Percentile £22,000 £21,175 £22,000
90th Percentile £67,500 £56,625 £46,250
North West median annual salary £45,000 £44,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.27% +10.00% -

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 20 January 2019.

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 20 January 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
Preston +30 22 £57,500 -
Chorley -5 6 £37,500 -6.25%
Smart Meter
North West

For the 6 months to 20 January 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 Lancashire region with a requirement for Smart Meter.

1 15 (51.72%) Analytical Skills
2 11 (37.93%) Stakeholder Management
2 11 (37.93%) Smart Energy
3 10 (34.48%) Finance
4 8 (27.59%) Business Analysis
4 8 (27.59%) Matrix Management
5 7 (24.14%) Systems Analysis
5 7 (24.14%) Degree
5 7 (24.14%) Product Management
5 7 (24.14%) Change Management
6 6 (20.69%) Management Information System
6 6 (20.69%) Retail
6 6 (20.69%) WAN
6 6 (20.69%) ZigBee
6 6 (20.69%) Service Design
6 6 (20.69%) Self-Motivation
7 5 (17.24%) Business Development
7 5 (17.24%) ISEB
8 4 (13.79%) Microsoft Excel
8 4 (13.79%) Process Management
8 4 (13.79%) HP
8 4 (13.79%) Incident Management
8 4 (13.79%) ISTQB
8 4 (13.79%) Market Research
8 4 (13.79%) Critical Thinking
8 4 (13.79%) HP ALM
9 3 (10.34%) Virtual Team
9 3 (10.34%) Smart Home
9 3 (10.34%) Internet of Things
9 3 (10.34%) Service Management

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 1 (3.45%) SharePoint
Applications
1 4 (13.79%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (6.90%) Microsoft Office
Communications & Networking
1 6 (20.69%) WAN
1 6 (20.69%) ZigBee
2 2 (6.90%) Wireless
General
1 10 (34.48%) Finance
2 6 (20.69%) Retail
3 2 (6.90%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 16 (55.17%) Analyst
2 8 (27.59%) Business Analyst
3 7 (24.14%) Software Analyst
4 5 (17.24%) Subject Matter Expert
5 4 (13.79%) Test Analyst
6 3 (10.34%) Product Manager
7 2 (6.90%) Customer Analyst
7 2 (6.90%) Development Analyst
7 2 (6.90%) IT Manager
7 2 (6.90%) IT Project Manager
7 2 (6.90%) Non-Functional Test Analyst
7 2 (6.90%) Product Analyst
7 2 (6.90%) Project Manager
7 2 (6.90%) Service Analyst
7 2 (6.90%) Service Desk Analyst
7 2 (6.90%) Smart Metering Project Manager
7 2 (6.90%) Transformation Manager
7 2 (6.90%) Transformation Project Manager
8 1 (3.45%) ITIL Business Analyst
8 1 (3.45%) Product Specialist
Miscellaneous
1 15 (51.72%) Analytical Skills
2 11 (37.93%) Smart Energy
3 6 (20.69%) Management Information System
3 6 (20.69%) Self-Motivation
4 3 (10.34%) Internet of Things
4 3 (10.34%) Smart Home
4 3 (10.34%) Virtual Team
5 2 (6.90%) Taxonomies
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (37.93%) Stakeholder Management
2 8 (27.59%) Business Analysis
2 8 (27.59%) Matrix Management
3 7 (24.14%) Change Management
3 7 (24.14%) Product Management
3 7 (24.14%) Systems Analysis
4 6 (20.69%) Service Design
5 5 (17.24%) Business Development
6 4 (13.79%) Critical Thinking
6 4 (13.79%) Incident Management
6 4 (13.79%) Market Research
6 4 (13.79%) Process Management
7 3 (10.34%) Service Management
8 2 (6.90%) B2B
8 2 (6.90%) ITIL
8 2 (6.90%) Project Management
8 2 (6.90%) Quality Management
8 2 (6.90%) Resource Management
8 2 (6.90%) System Testing
8 2 (6.90%) Test Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (6.90%) SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (24.14%) Degree
2 5 (17.24%) ISEB
3 4 (13.79%) ISTQB
4 1 (3.45%) ISEB Practitioner
4 1 (3.45%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.90%) SLA
Systems Management
1 4 (13.79%) HP ALM
Vendors
1 4 (13.79%) HP
2 3 (10.34%) Remedy
3 2 (6.90%) Microsoft