The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Smart Meter in permanent job vacancies advertised in Reading. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Smart Meter over the 3 months to 24 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Smart Metering
Berkshire / Reading
Rank 110 70 142
Rank change year-on-year -40 +72  
Permanent jobs citing Smart Meter 1 74 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Reading 0.080% 3.80% 0.085%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.23% 9.66% 0.24%
Number of salaries quoted 0 74 2
Median salary - £45,000 £42,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +7.14%  
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £57,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year -30.43% +15.00%  

Smart Meter is in the generic IT skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Reading with a requirement for generic IT skills.

Generic IT Skills
Reading
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 443 766 837
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Reading 35.58% 39.38% 35.39%
Number of salaries quoted 316 656 547
Median salary £50,000 £45,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.11% -5.26%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £30,000 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £80,000 £67,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +6.25%  

Smart Meter
Job Vacancy Trend in Reading

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Reading citing Smart Meter as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Miscellaneous category.

Job vacancy trend for Smart Meter in Reading

Smart Meter
Salary Trend in Reading

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Smart Meter in Reading.

Salary trend for Smart Meter in Reading

Smart Meter
Top 8 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 24 March 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 Reading region with a requirement for Smart Meter.

1 2 (100.00%) Mobile App
2 1 (50.00%) User Experience
2 1 (50.00%) IT Strategy
2 1 (50.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (50.00%) Asset Management
2 1 (50.00%) Degree
2 1 (50.00%) Social Media
2 1 (50.00%) Big Data

Smart Meter
Top Related IT Skills in Reading 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:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) Big Data
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Head of Digital
1 1 (50.00%) Head of Technology
Miscellaneous
1 2 (100.00%) Mobile App
2 1 (50.00%) Social Media
2 1 (50.00%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Asset Management
1 1 (50.00%) IT Strategy
1 1 (50.00%) Stakeholder Management
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) Degree