Period
to 18 September 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 18 September 2018 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Smart Metering
England > Midlands
6 months to
18 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 352 357 332
Rank change year-on-year +5 -25 +68
Permanent jobs citing Smart Meter 27 39 87
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the Midlands 0.20% 0.26% 0.47%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.49% 0.64% 1.22%
Number of salaries quoted 14 28 61
Midlands median annual salary £42,500 £37,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +13.33% -25.00% +33.33%
10th Percentile £20,963 £33,250 £27,000
90th Percentile £72,625 £53,750 £68,750
England median annual salary £52,500 £47,500 £52,500
% change year-on-year +10.53% -9.52% -3.39%

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 5,482 6,091 7,119
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the Midlands 40.15% 40.25% 38.75%
Number of salaries quoted 4,085 4,917 5,371
Midlands median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% - -
10th Percentile £24,800 £23,978 £22,500
90th Percentile £67,900 £61,250 £62,500
England median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +5.00% - +5.26%

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
Salary Histogram in the Midlands

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Smart Meter in the Midlands over the 6 months to 18 September 2018.

Salary histogram 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 18 September 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 +20 15 £28,750 -42.50% 3
East Midlands +3 12 £50,000 +33.33% 3
Smart Meter
England

For the 6 months to 18 September 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 15 (55.56%) Retail
2 14 (51.85%) Agile Software Development
3 11 (40.74%) Scrum
3 11 (40.74%) Shell Script
3 11 (40.74%) Git (software)
3 11 (40.74%) Microservices
4 10 (37.04%) Relational Database
4 10 (37.04%) Marathon
4 10 (37.04%) Continuous Delivery
4 10 (37.04%) Kafka
4 10 (37.04%) HornetQ
4 10 (37.04%) Docker
4 10 (37.04%) RESTful
4 10 (37.04%) Scala
4 10 (37.04%) JBehave
4 10 (37.04%) Dependency Injection
4 10 (37.04%) BDD
4 10 (37.04%) Puppet
4 10 (37.04%) Apache Cassandra
4 10 (37.04%) NoSQL
4 10 (37.04%) Node.js
4 10 (37.04%) Continuous Integration
4 10 (37.04%) Groovy
4 10 (37.04%) Configuration Management
4 10 (37.04%) Oracle
4 10 (37.04%) JUnit
4 10 (37.04%) Java
4 10 (37.04%) JavaScript
4 10 (37.04%) Linux
4 10 (37.04%) JMS

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:

Applications
1 3 (11.11%) MS Visio
2 2 (7.41%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (7.41%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (7.41%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.70%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (3.70%) Amazon CloudWatch
1 1 (3.70%) Amazon ELB
1 1 (3.70%) Amazon S3
1 1 (3.70%) AWS CloudFormation
1 1 (3.70%) AWS CloudTrail
1 1 (3.70%) AWS Lambda
1 1 (3.70%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (3.70%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 3 (11.11%) SMS
2 1 (3.70%) Broadband
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (37.04%) Apache Cassandra
1 10 (37.04%) NoSQL
1 10 (37.04%) PostgreSQL
1 10 (37.04%) Relational Database
2 1 (3.70%) Amazon DynamoDB
2 1 (3.70%) Amazon RDS
Development Applications
1 11 (40.74%) Git (software)
2 10 (37.04%) JBehave
2 10 (37.04%) JUnit
3 6 (22.22%) Cucumber
4 1 (3.70%) Jenkins
4 1 (3.70%) Subversion
General
1 15 (55.56%) Retail
2 5 (18.52%) Finance
3 4 (14.81%) Billing
4 3 (11.11%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 9 (33.33%) Analyst
1 9 (33.33%) Developer
2 6 (22.22%) Java Developer
3 5 (18.52%) Senior Developer
3 5 (18.52%) Senior Java Developer
4 4 (14.81%) Business Analyst
4 4 (14.81%) Incident Manager
4 4 (14.81%) Lead Developer
4 4 (14.81%) Lead Software Developer
4 4 (14.81%) Senior Incident Manager
4 4 (14.81%) Senior Manager
4 4 (14.81%) Software Developer
5 2 (7.41%) Architect
5 2 (7.41%) Campaign Analyst
5 2 (7.41%) Major Incident Manager
5 2 (7.41%) Marketing Analyst
5 2 (7.41%) Service Analyst
5 2 (7.41%) Service Desk Analyst
6 1 (3.70%) Customer Analyst
6 1 (3.70%) Security Officer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (37.04%) ActiveMQ
1 10 (37.04%) Hibernate
1 10 (37.04%) HornetQ
1 10 (37.04%) JMS
1 10 (37.04%) Kafka
1 10 (37.04%) Node.js
1 10 (37.04%) RESTful
1 10 (37.04%) Spring
2 1 (3.70%) CSS
2 1 (3.70%) JSON
2 1 (3.70%) YAML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (3.70%) Minimum Viable Product
2 1 (3.70%) Public Cloud
2 1 (3.70%) Reference Data
Operating Systems
1 10 (37.04%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (51.85%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (40.74%) Microservices
2 11 (40.74%) Scrum
3 10 (37.04%) BDD
3 10 (37.04%) Configuration Management
3 10 (37.04%) Continuous Delivery
3 10 (37.04%) Continuous Integration
3 10 (37.04%) Dependency Injection
3 10 (37.04%) Software Engineering
4 6 (22.22%) Mentoring
5 5 (18.52%) Coaching
5 5 (18.52%) Process Improvement
5 5 (18.52%) Stakeholder Management
5 5 (18.52%) TDD
5 5 (18.52%) Test Automation
6 4 (14.81%) Acceptance Criteria
6 4 (14.81%) B2B
6 4 (14.81%) Incident Management
6 4 (14.81%) Problem Management
6 4 (14.81%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 11 (40.74%) Shell Script
2 10 (37.04%) Groovy
2 10 (37.04%) Java
2 10 (37.04%) Java 8
2 10 (37.04%) JavaScript
2 10 (37.04%) Ruby
2 10 (37.04%) Scala
3 3 (11.11%) C
4 1 (3.70%) PowerShell
4 1 (3.70%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (3.70%) AWS Certification
1 1 (3.70%) CESG Certified Professional
1 1 (3.70%) CISM
1 1 (3.70%) CISSP
1 1 (3.70%) SC Cleared
1 1 (3.70%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (7.41%) SLA
2 1 (3.70%) Data Quality
2 1 (3.70%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (3.70%) ISO/IEC 27005
2 1 (3.70%) PMO
System Software
1 10 (37.04%) Docker
Systems Management
1 10 (37.04%) Marathon
1 10 (37.04%) Puppet
2 1 (3.70%) Ansible
2 1 (3.70%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (3.70%) Terraform
Vendors
1 10 (37.04%) Oracle
2 4 (14.81%) Remedy
3 2 (7.41%) Microsoft
4 1 (3.70%) Casewise
4 1 (3.70%) Google