Period
to 12 December 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 12 December 2019 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Smart Metering
North West > Lancashire
6 months to
12 Dec 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 78 33 56
Rank change year-on-year -45 +23 +4
Permanent jobs citing Smart Meter 5 39 24
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Lancashire 0.69% 5.17% 2.80%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.66% 16.05% 8.79%
Number of salaries quoted 5 30 18
Lancashire median annual salary £50,000 £37,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +33.33% -6.25% -
10th Percentile £29,250 £32,000 £31,250
90th Percentile £57,500 £65,250 £50,000
North West median annual salary £40,000 £57,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year -30.43% +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 301 243 273
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Lancashire 41.46% 32.19% 31.89%
Number of salaries quoted 239 186 212
Lancashire median annual salary £40,000 £37,500 £33,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.67% +11.94% -10.67%
10th Percentile £28,000 £22,000 £21,250
90th Percentile £72,312 £67,027 £50,000
North West median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% 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 12 December 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 12 December 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
Chorley -2 2 £52,500 +40.00%
Lancaster - 2 £29,250 -
Smart Meter
North West

For the 6 months to 12 December 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 3 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (40.00%) Systems Analysis
2 2 (40.00%) Business Analysis
2 2 (40.00%) JIRA
2 2 (40.00%) Change Management
2 2 (40.00%) Mentoring
2 2 (40.00%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (40.00%) Driving Licence
2 2 (40.00%) Confluence
2 2 (40.00%) Waterfall
3 1 (20.00%) Customer Requirements
3 1 (20.00%) Product Roadmap
3 1 (20.00%) Scrum
3 1 (20.00%) Product 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 2 (40.00%) Confluence
Development Applications
1 2 (40.00%) JIRA
Job Titles
1 2 (40.00%) Analyst
1 2 (40.00%) Business Analyst
1 2 (40.00%) Technical Analyst
1 2 (40.00%) Technical Business Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Product Owner
Miscellaneous
1 2 (40.00%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (40.00%) Driving Licence
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (40.00%) Business Analysis
2 2 (40.00%) Change Management
2 2 (40.00%) Mentoring
2 2 (40.00%) Systems Analysis
2 2 (40.00%) Waterfall
3 1 (20.00%) Customer Requirements
3 1 (20.00%) Product Management
3 1 (20.00%) Product Roadmap
3 1 (20.00%) Scrum