Period
to 6 August 2020

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Smart Meter in permanent job vacancies advertised in the North West. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Smart Meter over the 6 months to 6 August 2020 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Smart Metering
England > North West
6 months to
6 Aug 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 214 262 275
Rank change year-on-year +48 +13 +58
Permanent jobs citing Smart Meter 13 78 89
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the North West 0.26% 0.74% 0.73%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.68% 1.80% 2.09%
Number of salaries quoted 5 46 58
Median annual salary £60,000 £55,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +9.09% +10.00% +11.11%
10th Percentile £47,600 £23,500 £36,250
90th Percentile £61,000 £73,125 £70,750
England median annual salary £57,500 £48,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +18.56% -3.00% +7.53%

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 North West with a requirement for generic IT skills.

All Generic IT Skills
North West
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 1,904 4,327 4,261
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 37.90% 41.07% 34.73%
Number of salaries quoted 1,505 2,918 3,325
Median annual salary £50,000 £44,000 £44,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +13.64% - +6.02%
10th Percentile £30,000 £26,250 £25,750
90th Percentile £70,000 £68,750 £67,500
England median annual salary £55,000 £53,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year +3.77% +0.95% +5.00%

Smart Meter
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

Job postings citing Smart Meter as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in the North West.

Job vacancy trend for Smart Meter in the North West

Smart Meter
Salary Trend in the North West

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Smart Meter in the North West.

Salary trend for Smart Meter in the North West

Smart Meter
Salary Histogram in the North West

Salary distribution for jobs citing Smart Meter in the North West over the 6 months to 6 August 2020.

Salary histogram for Smart Meter in the North West

Smart Meter
Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Smart Meter within the North West region over the 6 months to 6 August 2020. 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
Manchester +36 13 £60,000 +9.09%
Smart Meter
England

For the 6 months to 6 August 2020, 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 North West region with a requirement for Smart Meter.

1 8 (61.54%) Service Management
1 8 (61.54%) ITSM
1 8 (61.54%) Service Design
2 5 (38.46%) Retail
2 5 (38.46%) Capita
3 4 (30.77%) Process Management
3 4 (30.77%) ITIL
4 3 (23.08%) Line Management
4 3 (23.08%) Coaching
5 2 (15.38%) Configuration Management
5 2 (15.38%) Firmware
5 2 (15.38%) Electronics
5 2 (15.38%) Degree
6 1 (7.69%) Security Testing
6 1 (7.69%) Integration Testing
6 1 (7.69%) SC Cleared
6 1 (7.69%) Security Cleared
6 1 (7.69%) Project Governance
6 1 (7.69%) Risk Management
6 1 (7.69%) Creative Problem-Solving
6 1 (7.69%) GDPR
6 1 (7.69%) ISO 27001 Lead Implementer
6 1 (7.69%) Problem-Solving
6 1 (7.69%) Project Delivery
6 1 (7.69%) Requirements Gathering
6 1 (7.69%) Vulnerability Scanning
6 1 (7.69%) Defect Management
6 1 (7.69%) Smart Energy
6 1 (7.69%) Telecoms
6 1 (7.69%) Stakeholder Management

Smart Meter
Co-occurring IT Skills in the North West 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:

General
1 5 (38.46%) Retail
2 2 (15.38%) Electronics
3 1 (7.69%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 8 (61.54%) Architect
1 8 (61.54%) Enterprise Architect
1 8 (61.54%) Service Architect
2 7 (53.85%) Senior Architect
2 7 (53.85%) Senior Enterprise Architect
3 1 (7.69%) Analyst
3 1 (7.69%) Project Manager
3 1 (7.69%) Test Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (7.69%) Smart Energy
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (61.54%) ITSM
1 8 (61.54%) Service Design
1 8 (61.54%) Service Management
2 4 (30.77%) ITIL
2 4 (30.77%) Process Management
3 3 (23.08%) Coaching
3 3 (23.08%) Line Management
4 2 (15.38%) Configuration Management
5 1 (7.69%) BPR
5 1 (7.69%) Defect Management
5 1 (7.69%) ERP
5 1 (7.69%) Information Security
5 1 (7.69%) Integration Testing
5 1 (7.69%) Risk Assessment
5 1 (7.69%) Risk Management
5 1 (7.69%) Security Testing
5 1 (7.69%) Service Delivery
5 1 (7.69%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (7.69%) System Integration Testing
5 1 (7.69%) Vulnerability Scanning
Qualifications
1 2 (15.38%) Degree
2 1 (7.69%) ISO 27001 Lead Implementer
2 1 (7.69%) SC Cleared
2 1 (7.69%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.69%) GDPR
1 1 (7.69%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 2 (15.38%) Firmware
Vendors
1 5 (38.46%) Capita