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

Smart Metering
England > Midlands
6 months to
18 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 335 362 363
Rank change year-on-year +27 +1 +1
Permanent jobs citing Smart Meter 24 25 55
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the Midlands 0.19% 0.16% 0.32%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.47% 0.44% 0.87%
Number of salaries quoted 18 9 23
Midlands median annual salary £52,500 £52,500 £42,962
Median salary % change year-on-year - +22.20% -18.17%
10th Percentile £24,913 £31,250 £27,100
90th Percentile £71,125 £76,750 £68,750
England median annual salary £57,500 £50,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year +15.00% -4.76% -8.70%

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 5,061 5,635 6,296
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the Midlands 40.38% 36.71% 36.09%
Number of salaries quoted 3,629 4,456 4,741
Midlands median annual salary £44,000 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.00% - -
10th Percentile £25,000 £24,000 £23,750
90th Percentile £70,000 £62,500 £65,000
England median annual salary £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +10.00% - +2.04%

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 December 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 December 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
East Midlands +34 14 £57,500 +76.92% 3
West Midlands +27 10 £28,750 -45.24% 4
Smart Meter
England

For the 6 months to 18 December 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 8 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
1 8 (33.33%) Retail
2 7 (29.17%) Configuration Management
3 6 (25.00%) Shell Script
3 6 (25.00%) Git (software)
3 6 (25.00%) Microservices
4 5 (20.83%) Relational Database
4 5 (20.83%) Kafka
4 5 (20.83%) HornetQ
4 5 (20.83%) Continuous Delivery
4 5 (20.83%) Docker
4 5 (20.83%) RESTful
4 5 (20.83%) Scala
4 5 (20.83%) Continuous Integration
4 5 (20.83%) Process Improvement
4 5 (20.83%) JBehave
4 5 (20.83%) Dependency Injection
4 5 (20.83%) Cucumber
4 5 (20.83%) BDD
4 5 (20.83%) Puppet
4 5 (20.83%) Apache Cassandra
4 5 (20.83%) NoSQL
4 5 (20.83%) Node.js
4 5 (20.83%) Groovy
4 5 (20.83%) Oracle
4 5 (20.83%) JUnit
4 5 (20.83%) Java
4 5 (20.83%) JavaScript
4 5 (20.83%) Linux
4 5 (20.83%) 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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (4.17%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (12.50%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (8.33%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (8.33%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 2 (8.33%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.17%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (4.17%) Amazon CloudWatch
1 1 (4.17%) Amazon ELB
1 1 (4.17%) Amazon S3
1 1 (4.17%) AWS CloudFormation
1 1 (4.17%) AWS CloudTrail
1 1 (4.17%) AWS Lambda
1 1 (4.17%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (4.17%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 3 (12.50%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (20.83%) Apache Cassandra
1 5 (20.83%) NoSQL
1 5 (20.83%) PostgreSQL
1 5 (20.83%) Relational Database
2 1 (4.17%) Amazon DynamoDB
2 1 (4.17%) Amazon RDS
Development Applications
1 6 (25.00%) Git (software)
2 5 (20.83%) Cucumber
2 5 (20.83%) JBehave
2 5 (20.83%) JUnit
3 1 (4.17%) Jenkins
3 1 (4.17%) Subversion
General
1 8 (33.33%) Retail
2 3 (12.50%) Billing
2 3 (12.50%) Finance
2 3 (12.50%) Marketing
3 2 (8.33%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 8 (33.33%) Analyst
2 5 (20.83%) Developer
2 5 (20.83%) Java Developer
2 5 (20.83%) Senior Developer
2 5 (20.83%) Senior Java Developer
3 4 (16.67%) Incident Manager
4 3 (12.50%) Architect
4 3 (12.50%) Business Analyst
4 3 (12.50%) Major Incident Manager
4 3 (12.50%) Senior Incident Manager
4 3 (12.50%) Senior Manager
5 2 (8.33%) Campaign Analyst
5 2 (8.33%) Data Centre Manager
5 2 (8.33%) Data Manager
5 2 (8.33%) Infrastructure Manager
5 2 (8.33%) Marketing Analyst
5 2 (8.33%) Service Analyst
5 2 (8.33%) Service Desk Analyst
6 1 (4.17%) Knowledge Manager
6 1 (4.17%) Security Officer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (20.83%) ActiveMQ
1 5 (20.83%) Hibernate
1 5 (20.83%) HornetQ
1 5 (20.83%) JMS
1 5 (20.83%) Kafka
1 5 (20.83%) Node.js
1 5 (20.83%) RESTful
1 5 (20.83%) Spring
2 1 (4.17%) CSS
2 1 (4.17%) JSON
2 1 (4.17%) YAML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (8.33%) Data Centre
3 1 (4.17%) Greenfield Project
3 1 (4.17%) Management Information System
3 1 (4.17%) Public Cloud
3 1 (4.17%) Reference Data
3 1 (4.17%) Smart Energy
Operating Systems
1 5 (20.83%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (29.17%) Configuration Management
3 6 (25.00%) Microservices
4 5 (20.83%) BDD
4 5 (20.83%) Continuous Delivery
4 5 (20.83%) Continuous Integration
4 5 (20.83%) Dependency Injection
4 5 (20.83%) Process Improvement
4 5 (20.83%) Scrum
4 5 (20.83%) Software Engineering
4 5 (20.83%) TDD
5 4 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
6 3 (12.50%) A/B Testing
6 3 (12.50%) B2B
6 3 (12.50%) Copywriting
6 3 (12.50%) Incident Management
6 3 (12.50%) Problem Management
6 3 (12.50%) Root Cause Analysis
7 2 (8.33%) Project Management
7 2 (8.33%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 6 (25.00%) Shell Script
2 5 (20.83%) Groovy
2 5 (20.83%) Java
2 5 (20.83%) Java 8
2 5 (20.83%) JavaScript
2 5 (20.83%) Ruby
2 5 (20.83%) Scala
3 2 (8.33%) C
4 1 (4.17%) PowerShell
4 1 (4.17%) VB
Qualifications
1 1 (4.17%) AWS Certification
1 1 (4.17%) CESG Certified Professional
1 1 (4.17%) CISM
1 1 (4.17%) CISSP
1 1 (4.17%) SC Cleared
1 1 (4.17%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (8.33%) SLA
2 1 (4.17%) Data Quality
2 1 (4.17%) ISO/IEC 20000
2 1 (4.17%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (4.17%) ISO/IEC 27005
2 1 (4.17%) PMO
System Software
1 5 (20.83%) Docker
Systems Management
1 5 (20.83%) Marathon
1 5 (20.83%) Puppet
2 1 (4.17%) Ansible
2 1 (4.17%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (4.17%) Terraform
Vendors
1 5 (20.83%) Oracle
2 4 (16.67%) Remedy
3 2 (8.33%) Microsoft
4 1 (4.17%) Casewise
4 1 (4.17%) Google