Period
to 20 February 2018

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Smart Meter in permanent job vacancies advertised in the Midlands. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Smart Meter over the 6 months to 20 February 2018 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Smart Metering
England > Midlands
6 months to
20 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 371 354 324
Rank change year-on-year -17 -30 +61
Permanent jobs citing Smart Meter 19 45 96
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the Midlands 0.12% 0.28% 0.54%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.34% 0.75% 1.48%
Number of salaries quoted 4 12 64
Midlands median annual salary £82,500 £52,000 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +58.65% -9.57% +64.29%
10th Percentile £69,875 £33,150 £36,250
90th Percentile £83,750 £77,500 £71,000
England median annual salary £50,500 £56,500 £57,500
% change year-on-year -10.62% -1.74% +15.00%

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 the Midlands with a requirement for generic IT skills.

All Generic IT Skills
Midlands
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 5,608 6,017 6,507
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the Midlands 36.71% 36.89% 36.27%
Number of salaries quoted 4,298 4,535 5,036
Midlands median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
10th Percentile £24,000 £24,100 £23,500
90th Percentile £65,000 £63,750 £62,500
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000

Smart Meter
Job Vacancy Trend in the Midlands

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

Job vacancy trend for Smart Meter in the Midlands

Smart Meter
Salary Trend in the Midlands

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

Salary trend for Smart Meter in the Midlands

Smart Meter
Job Locations in the Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Smart Meter within the Midlands region over the 6 months to 20 February 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
West Midlands -24 11 £82,500 +57.14% 5
East Midlands +8 8 - - 4
Smart Meter
England

For the 6 months to 20 February 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 Midlands region with a requirement for Smart Meter.

1 9 (47.37%) Retail
1 9 (47.37%) Continuous Improvement
2 8 (42.11%) Software Engineering
2 8 (42.11%) Degree
2 8 (42.11%) Computer Science
2 8 (42.11%) Automotive
3 7 (36.84%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (36.84%) Billing
4 6 (31.58%) Spring
4 6 (31.58%) Java EE
4 6 (31.58%) TDD
4 6 (31.58%) PostgreSQL
4 6 (31.58%) Scrum
4 6 (31.58%) Validation
4 6 (31.58%) Java
4 6 (31.58%) SQL
4 6 (31.58%) MySQL
4 6 (31.58%) Oracle
4 6 (31.58%) JBoss
4 6 (31.58%) Tomcat
4 6 (31.58%) JMS
4 6 (31.58%) ETL
4 6 (31.58%) JAX-RS
4 6 (31.58%) Jenkins
4 6 (31.58%) Data Transformation
4 6 (31.58%) Clojure
4 6 (31.58%) MongoDB
4 6 (31.58%) Apache Cassandra
4 6 (31.58%) NoSQL
4 6 (31.58%) Hudson

Smart Meter
Co-occurring IT Skills in the Midlands 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 6 (31.58%) GlassFish
1 6 (31.58%) JBoss
1 6 (31.58%) Jetty
1 6 (31.58%) Tomcat
Communications & Networking
1 6 (31.58%) AMQP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (31.58%) Apache Cassandra
1 6 (31.58%) MongoDB
1 6 (31.58%) MySQL
1 6 (31.58%) NoSQL
1 6 (31.58%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 6 (31.58%) Hudson
1 6 (31.58%) Jenkins
General
1 9 (47.37%) Retail
2 8 (42.11%) Automotive
3 7 (36.84%) Billing
4 1 (5.26%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 6 (31.58%) Principal Engineer
1 6 (31.58%) Principal Software Engineer
1 6 (31.58%) Software Engineer
1 6 (31.58%) Systems Engineer
2 3 (15.79%) Consultant
3 2 (10.53%) Architect
3 2 (10.53%) Systems Architect
4 1 (5.26%) Analyst
4 1 (5.26%) Business Analyst
4 1 (5.26%) Digital Architect
4 1 (5.26%) Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (31.58%) Java EE
1 6 (31.58%) JAX-RS
1 6 (31.58%) JMS
1 6 (31.58%) JPA
1 6 (31.58%) REST
1 6 (31.58%) RESTEasy
1 6 (31.58%) RESTful
1 6 (31.58%) Spring
1 6 (31.58%) Spring Boot
Miscellaneous
1 8 (42.11%) Computer Science
2 3 (15.79%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (47.37%) Continuous Improvement
2 8 (42.11%) Software Engineering
3 7 (36.84%) Agile Software Development
4 6 (31.58%) Coaching
4 6 (31.58%) Continuous Delivery
4 6 (31.58%) Continuous Integration
4 6 (31.58%) Data Transformation
4 6 (31.58%) Dependency Injection
4 6 (31.58%) ETL
4 6 (31.58%) Microservices
4 6 (31.58%) Scrum
4 6 (31.58%) TDD
4 6 (31.58%) Unit Testing
4 6 (31.58%) Validation
5 1 (5.26%) Channel Management
5 1 (5.26%) Cybersecurity
5 1 (5.26%) Data Modelling
5 1 (5.26%) Project Management
5 1 (5.26%) Use Case
5 1 (5.26%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 6 (31.58%) Clojure
1 6 (31.58%) Java
1 6 (31.58%) Scala
1 6 (31.58%) SQL
Qualifications
1 8 (42.11%) Degree
System Software
1 6 (31.58%) Docker
Systems Management
1 6 (31.58%) Marathon
Vendors
1 6 (31.58%) Oracle