Period
to 15 July 2019

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 6 months to 15 July 2019 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Smart Metering
Berkshire > Reading
6 months to
15 Jul 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 145 141 162
Rank change year-on-year -4 +21 -3
Permanent jobs citing Smart Meter 12 4 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Reading 0.50% 0.16% 0.079%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.37% 0.50% 0.22%
Number of salaries quoted 12 3 1
Reading median annual salary £47,500 £35,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +35.71% -33.33% +16.67%
10th Percentile £28,800 £32,500 £51,250
90th Percentile £56,250 £79,500 £53,750
Berkshire median annual salary £45,000 £35,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +28.57% -12.50% -5.88%

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 Reading with a requirement for generic IT skills.

All Generic IT Skills
Reading
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 876 806 913
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Reading 36.39% 33.13% 36.07%
Number of salaries quoted 704 686 681
Reading median annual salary £47,500 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.00% - -
10th Percentile £27,500 £26,250 £27,000
90th Percentile £75,000 £73,750 £70,000
Berkshire median annual salary £52,500 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year - +5.00% -

Smart Meter
Job Vacancy Trend in Reading

Job postings citing Smart Meter as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Reading.

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
Salary Histogram in Reading

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Smart Meter in Reading over the 6 months to 15 July 2019.

Salary histogram for Smart Meter in Reading

For the 6 months to 15 July 2019, 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 Reading region with a requirement for Smart Meter.

1 7 (58.33%) HP
1 7 (58.33%) HP ALM
2 6 (50.00%) Software Testing
2 6 (50.00%) Waterfall
2 6 (50.00%) Relational Database
2 6 (50.00%) SDLC
2 6 (50.00%) Defect Management
2 6 (50.00%) SQL
2 6 (50.00%) Oracle
2 6 (50.00%) XML
2 6 (50.00%) Unix
2 6 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (50.00%) QA
2 6 (50.00%) Test Management
3 3 (25.00%) Spring
3 3 (25.00%) Telecoms
4 1 (8.33%) Linux
4 1 (8.33%) CGI
4 1 (8.33%) BC Cleared
4 1 (8.33%) Security Cleared
4 1 (8.33%) HP Quality Center

Smart Meter
Co-occurring 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 6 (50.00%) Relational Database
General
1 3 (25.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 6 (50.00%) Analyst
1 6 (50.00%) Test Analyst
1 6 (50.00%) Test Leader
1 6 (50.00%) Test Team Leader
2 4 (33.33%) Team Leader
3 2 (16.67%) Manual Test Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) QC Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) SQL Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) XML Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (50.00%) XML
2 3 (25.00%) Spring
3 1 (8.33%) CGI
Operating Systems
1 6 (50.00%) Unix
2 1 (8.33%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 6 (50.00%) Defect Management
1 6 (50.00%) SDLC
1 6 (50.00%) Software Testing
1 6 (50.00%) Test Management
1 6 (50.00%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 6 (50.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (8.33%) BC Cleared
1 1 (8.33%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (50.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 7 (58.33%) HP ALM
2 1 (8.33%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 7 (58.33%) HP
2 6 (50.00%) Oracle