Period
to 24 November 2017

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 24 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Smart Metering
England > Midlands
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 356 357 391
Rank change year-on-year +1 +34 -29
Permanent jobs citing Smart Meter 37 69 29
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the Midlands 0.24% 0.38% 0.16%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.64% 1.04% 0.44%
Number of salaries quoted 14 38 22
Midlands median annual salary £36,000 £36,250 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -0.69% -3.33% -
10th Percentile £31,850 £27,000 £31,250
90th Percentile £53,750 £68,750 £57,500
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year - -9.09% +10.00%

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 5778 6629 6654
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the Midlands 37.41% 36.70% 35.80%
Number of salaries quoted 4629 5003 5207
Midlands median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
10th Percentile £23,750 £23,500 £22,500
90th Percentile £62,500 £63,750 £62,500
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +3.26%

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 24 November 2017.

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 24 November 2017. 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 19 £32,500 -4.57% 1
West Midlands -17 18 £52,500 +35.48% 1
Smart Meter
England

For the 6 months to 24 November 2017, IT jobs citing Smart Meter also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Midlands region with a requirement for Smart Meter.

1 18 (48.65%) Software Engineering
2 17 (45.95%) Agile Software Development
3 16 (43.24%) Java
3 16 (43.24%) SQL
3 16 (43.24%) Docker
3 16 (43.24%) Microservices
4 15 (40.54%) Degree
4 15 (40.54%) Billing
5 11 (29.73%) Retail
5 11 (29.73%) Scrum
5 11 (29.73%) PostgreSQL
5 11 (29.73%) Oracle
5 11 (29.73%) JMS
5 11 (29.73%) Spring
5 11 (29.73%) Continuous Integration
5 11 (29.73%) RESTful
5 11 (29.73%) Scala
5 11 (29.73%) Continuous Delivery
5 11 (29.73%) Coaching
5 11 (29.73%) Dependency Injection
5 11 (29.73%) Apache Cassandra
5 11 (29.73%) NoSQL
5 11 (29.73%) Marathon
6 10 (27.03%) Puppet
6 10 (27.03%) Node.js
6 10 (27.03%) Analytical Skills
6 10 (27.03%) Linux
6 10 (27.03%) Configuration Management
6 10 (27.03%) Change Management
7 9 (24.32%) Stakeholder Management

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 (16.22%) GlassFish
1 6 (16.22%) JBoss
1 6 (16.22%) Jetty
1 6 (16.22%) Tomcat
Cloud Services
1 5 (13.51%) Amazon AWS
1 5 (13.51%) Amazon EC2
1 5 (13.51%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 6 (16.22%) AMQP
2 5 (13.51%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (29.73%) Apache Cassandra
1 11 (29.73%) NoSQL
1 11 (29.73%) PostgreSQL
2 6 (16.22%) MongoDB
2 6 (16.22%) MySQL
2 6 (16.22%) SQL Server
3 5 (13.51%) Amazon RDS
3 5 (13.51%) InfluxDB
3 5 (13.51%) QlikView
3 5 (13.51%) Relational Database
3 5 (13.51%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 5 (13.51%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 3 (8.11%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (2.70%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 6 (16.22%) Hudson
1 6 (16.22%) Jenkins
2 5 (13.51%) Cucumber
2 5 (13.51%) Git (software)
2 5 (13.51%) JBehave
2 5 (13.51%) JUnit
General
1 15 (40.54%) Billing
2 11 (29.73%) Retail
3 8 (21.62%) Automotive
4 4 (10.81%) Back Office
4 4 (10.81%) Finance
5 1 (2.70%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 8 (21.62%) Analyst
2 6 (16.22%) Principal Engineer
2 6 (16.22%) Principal Software Engineer
2 6 (16.22%) Software Engineer
2 6 (16.22%) Systems Engineer
3 5 (13.51%) Developer
3 5 (13.51%) Lead Developer
3 5 (13.51%) Lead Software Developer
3 5 (13.51%) Operations Engineer
3 5 (13.51%) Software Developer
3 5 (13.51%) Technical Engineer
3 5 (13.51%) Technical Operations Engineer
4 4 (10.81%) Systems Analyst
5 3 (8.11%) Applications Support
5 3 (8.11%) Data Analyst
6 2 (5.41%) Applications Consultant
6 2 (5.41%) Consultant
6 2 (5.41%) IT Consultant
6 2 (5.41%) Support Consultant
6 2 (5.41%) Systems Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (29.73%) JMS
1 11 (29.73%) RESTful
1 11 (29.73%) Spring
2 10 (27.03%) Node.js
3 6 (16.22%) Java EE
3 6 (16.22%) JAX-RS
3 6 (16.22%) JPA
3 6 (16.22%) REST
3 6 (16.22%) RESTEasy
3 6 (16.22%) Spring Boot
4 5 (13.51%) ActiveMQ
4 5 (13.51%) Elastic Stack
4 5 (13.51%) Hibernate
4 5 (13.51%) HornetQ
4 5 (13.51%) Kafka
4 5 (13.51%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 10 (27.03%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (21.62%) Computer Science
3 5 (13.51%) Hybrid Cloud
Operating Systems
1 10 (27.03%) Linux
2 5 (13.51%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (48.65%) Software Engineering
2 17 (45.95%) Agile Software Development
3 16 (43.24%) Microservices
4 11 (29.73%) Coaching
4 11 (29.73%) Continuous Delivery
4 11 (29.73%) Continuous Integration
4 11 (29.73%) Dependency Injection
4 11 (29.73%) Scrum
5 10 (27.03%) Change Management
5 10 (27.03%) Configuration Management
6 9 (24.32%) Continuous Improvement
6 9 (24.32%) Stakeholder Management
7 8 (21.62%) Analytics
7 8 (21.62%) Data Management
8 7 (18.92%) Data Analysis
8 7 (18.92%) Requirements Engineering
8 7 (18.92%) Time Management
9 6 (16.22%) Data Transformation
9 6 (16.22%) TDD
9 6 (16.22%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 16 (43.24%) Java
1 16 (43.24%) SQL
2 11 (29.73%) Scala
3 6 (16.22%) Clojure
4 5 (13.51%) Groovy
4 5 (13.51%) JavaScript
4 5 (13.51%) Ruby
4 5 (13.51%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 15 (40.54%) Degree
2 4 (10.81%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (8.11%) Data Quality
1 3 (8.11%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 16 (43.24%) Docker
Systems Management
1 11 (29.73%) Marathon
2 10 (27.03%) Puppet
3 5 (13.51%) Consul
3 5 (13.51%) Icinga
3 5 (13.51%) Nagios
Vendors
1 11 (29.73%) Oracle
2 8 (21.62%) Siemens
3 5 (13.51%) AppDynamics
3 5 (13.51%) New Relic
3 5 (13.51%) Red Hat
3 5 (13.51%) Zoomdata