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 3 months to 29 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Smart Metering
North West / Lancashire
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 47 40 54
Rank change year-on-year -7 +14  
Permanent jobs citing Smart Meter 14 11 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Lancashire 3.28% 3.24% 0.47%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 9.09% 7.69% 1.32%
Number of salaries quoted 14 11 2
Median salary £40,000 £31,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +29.03% -22.50%  
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £57,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year -30.43% +15.00%  

Smart Meter is in the generic IT skills category. The next 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.

Generic IT Skills
Lancashire
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 154 143 151
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Lancashire 36.07% 42.06% 35.28%
Number of salaries quoted 142 112 138
Median salary £36,200 £33,750 £31,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.25% +7.14%  
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £25,927 £21,700
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £50,000 £42,750
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +6.25%  

Smart Meter
Job Vacancy Trend in Lancashire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Lancashire citing Smart Meter as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Miscellaneous category.

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
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 3 months to 29 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Chorley +8 13 £40,000 +29.03%
Smart Meter
North West

For the 6 months to 29 March 2017, IT jobs citing Smart Meter also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Lancashire region with a requirement for Smart Meter.

1 20 (60.61%) Change Management
1 20 (60.61%) Business Analysis
1 20 (60.61%) Degree
1 20 (60.61%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (27.27%) SaaS
3 6 (18.18%) Systems Analysis
4 5 (15.15%) jQuery
4 5 (15.15%) Spring
4 5 (15.15%) Maven
4 5 (15.15%) Hibernate
4 5 (15.15%) HTML
4 5 (15.15%) Java
4 5 (15.15%) JUnit
4 5 (15.15%) CSS
5 4 (12.12%) MS Excel
5 4 (12.12%) Business Intelligence
5 4 (12.12%) Microsoft
5 4 (12.12%) SQL
5 4 (12.12%) T-SQL
5 4 (12.12%) VBA
5 4 (12.12%) MySQL
5 4 (12.12%) SQL Server
5 4 (12.12%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 4 (12.12%) Data Analysis
5 4 (12.12%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 4 (12.12%) Time Management
5 4 (12.12%) MDX
5 4 (12.12%) Power BI
5 4 (12.12%) Tableau
5 4 (12.12%) Business Intelligence Development Studio

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:

Applications
1 4 (12.12%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 9 (27.27%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (12.12%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
1 4 (12.12%) MySQL
1 4 (12.12%) Power BI
1 4 (12.12%) SQL Server
1 4 (12.12%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 4 (12.12%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 5 (15.15%) JUnit
1 5 (15.15%) Maven
Job Titles
1 20 (60.61%) Analyst
1 20 (60.61%) Business Analyst
2 6 (18.18%) Smart Metering Business Analyst
3 5 (15.15%) Developer
3 5 (15.15%) Java Developer
4 4 (12.12%) Consultant
4 4 (12.12%) Smart Metering Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (15.15%) CSS
1 5 (15.15%) Hibernate
1 5 (15.15%) HTML
1 5 (15.15%) jQuery
1 5 (15.15%) Spring
2 4 (12.12%) MDX
Miscellaneous
1 20 (60.61%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (60.61%) Business Analysis
1 20 (60.61%) Change Management
2 6 (18.18%) Systems Analysis
3 4 (12.12%) Analytics
3 4 (12.12%) Business Intelligence
3 4 (12.12%) Data Analysis
3 4 (12.12%) Data Analytics
3 4 (12.12%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (15.15%) Java
2 4 (12.12%) SQL
2 4 (12.12%) T-SQL
2 4 (12.12%) VBA
Qualifications
1 20 (60.61%) Degree
Vendors
1 4 (12.12%) Microsoft
1 4 (12.12%) Tableau