Period
to 19 June 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 19 June 2018 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Smart Metering
England > Midlands
6 months to
19 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 362 340 297
Rank change year-on-year -22 -43 +108
Permanent jobs citing Smart Meter 22 52 131
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the Midlands 0.15% 0.34% 0.70%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.38% 0.83% 1.78%
Number of salaries quoted 14 30 96
Midlands median annual salary £57,500 £40,000 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +43.75% -30.43% +58.62%
10th Percentile £47,500 £33,250 £31,174
90th Percentile £76,250 £60,625 £70,000
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £57,500
% change year-on-year - -13.04% +21.05%

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 5,773 6,261 7,369
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the Midlands 39.51% 40.80% 39.31%
Number of salaries quoted 4,314 4,940 5,548
Midlands median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% - -
10th Percentile £24,750 £23,500 £22,750
90th Percentile £67,200 £58,750 £62,500
England median annual salary £50,000 £49,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +1.01% -1.00% +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 19 June 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 19 June 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 +9 18 £57,500 +21.05% 4
East Midlands -23 4 £42,500 +13.33% 2
Smart Meter
England

For the 6 months to 19 June 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 18 (81.82%) Retail
2 16 (72.73%) Scrum
2 16 (72.73%) Agile Software Development
3 15 (68.18%) PostgreSQL
3 15 (68.18%) Hibernate
3 15 (68.18%) Java
3 15 (68.18%) JavaScript
3 15 (68.18%) Oracle
3 15 (68.18%) JUnit
3 15 (68.18%) Linux
3 15 (68.18%) JMS
3 15 (68.18%) Shell Script
3 15 (68.18%) Configuration Management
3 15 (68.18%) ActiveMQ
3 15 (68.18%) Spring
3 15 (68.18%) Software Engineering
3 15 (68.18%) Ruby
3 15 (68.18%) Continuous Integration
3 15 (68.18%) Groovy
3 15 (68.18%) Git (software)
3 15 (68.18%) RESTful
3 15 (68.18%) Scala
3 15 (68.18%) JBehave
3 15 (68.18%) Dependency Injection
3 15 (68.18%) BDD
3 15 (68.18%) Puppet
3 15 (68.18%) Apache Cassandra
3 15 (68.18%) NoSQL
3 15 (68.18%) Node.js
3 15 (68.18%) Kafka

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 1 (4.55%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.55%) Broadband
1 1 (4.55%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (68.18%) Apache Cassandra
1 15 (68.18%) NoSQL
1 15 (68.18%) PostgreSQL
1 15 (68.18%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 15 (68.18%) Git (software)
1 15 (68.18%) JBehave
1 15 (68.18%) JUnit
2 11 (50.00%) Cucumber
General
1 18 (81.82%) Retail
2 3 (13.64%) Finance
3 2 (9.09%) Billing
Job Titles
1 9 (40.91%) Developer
2 6 (27.27%) Java Developer
2 6 (27.27%) Java Engineer
3 5 (22.73%) Senior Developer
3 5 (22.73%) Senior Java Developer
4 4 (18.18%) Lead Developer
4 4 (18.18%) Lead Software Developer
4 4 (18.18%) Software Developer
5 3 (13.64%) Analyst
6 2 (9.09%) Business Analyst
6 2 (9.09%) Consultant
6 2 (9.09%) Incident Manager
6 2 (9.09%) Senior Incident Manager
6 2 (9.09%) Senior Manager
7 1 (4.55%) Agile Business Analyst
7 1 (4.55%) Java Software Developer
7 1 (4.55%) Lead Java Developer
7 1 (4.55%) Operations Analyst
7 1 (4.55%) Technical Analyst
7 1 (4.55%) Technical Operations Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (68.18%) ActiveMQ
1 15 (68.18%) Hibernate
1 15 (68.18%) HornetQ
1 15 (68.18%) JMS
1 15 (68.18%) Kafka
1 15 (68.18%) Node.js
1 15 (68.18%) RESTful
1 15 (68.18%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 2 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (4.55%) Minimum Viable Product
2 1 (4.55%) PKI
2 1 (4.55%) Smart Energy
Operating Systems
1 15 (68.18%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (72.73%) Agile Software Development
1 16 (72.73%) Scrum
2 15 (68.18%) BDD
2 15 (68.18%) Configuration Management
2 15 (68.18%) Continuous Delivery
2 15 (68.18%) Continuous Integration
2 15 (68.18%) Dependency Injection
2 15 (68.18%) Microservices
2 15 (68.18%) Software Engineering
3 12 (54.55%) Mentoring
4 10 (45.45%) Coaching
4 10 (45.45%) Test Automation
5 5 (22.73%) TDD
6 3 (13.64%) Problem Management
7 2 (9.09%) Acceptance Criteria
7 2 (9.09%) Incident Management
7 2 (9.09%) Problem-Solving
7 2 (9.09%) Process Management
7 2 (9.09%) Root Cause Analysis
7 2 (9.09%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 15 (68.18%) Groovy
1 15 (68.18%) Java
1 15 (68.18%) Java 8
1 15 (68.18%) JavaScript
1 15 (68.18%) Ruby
1 15 (68.18%) Scala
1 15 (68.18%) Shell Script
2 1 (4.55%) C
2 1 (4.55%) SQL
System Software
1 15 (68.18%) Docker
Systems Management
1 15 (68.18%) Marathon
1 15 (68.18%) Puppet
Vendors
1 15 (68.18%) Oracle
2 3 (13.64%) Remedy