Period
to 23 November 2017

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Smart Meter in permanent job vacancies advertised in the South East. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Smart Meter over the 6 months to 23 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Smart Metering
England > South East
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 501 551 535
Rank change year-on-year +50 -16 +62
Permanent jobs citing Smart Meter 54 37 120
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.18% 0.11% 0.28%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.46% 0.27% 0.71%
Number of salaries quoted 47 25 128
South East median annual salary £56,000 £50,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.00% -9.09% -8.33%
10th Percentile £41,250 £39,000 £41,250
90th Percentile £76,250 £72,300 £67,500
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 South East with a requirement for generic IT skills.

All Generic IT Skills
South East
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 11800 13522 16877
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 38.33% 38.53% 39.64%
Number of salaries quoted 9679 11133 13723
South East median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,750
Median salary % change year-on-year - +0.56% +5.29%
10th Percentile £26,000 £26,250 £25,525
90th Percentile £68,750 £68,750 £67,500
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 South East

Job postings citing Smart Meter as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the South East.

Job vacancy trend for Smart Meter in the South East

Smart Meter
Salary Trend in the South East

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

Salary trend for Smart Meter in the South East

Smart Meter
Salary Histogram in the South East

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Smart Meter in the South East over the 6 months to 23 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Smart Meter in the South East

Smart Meter
Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Smart Meter within the South East region over the 6 months to 23 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
Berkshire +54 21 £56,250 +40.63% 1
Thames Valley +39 21 £56,250 +33.93% 1
Surrey +25 19 £51,500 - 3
Hampshire +6 12 £62,500 +25.00%
Kent - 1 - -
East Sussex - 1 £62,500 -
Smart Meter
England

For the 6 months to 23 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 South East region with a requirement for Smart Meter.

1 33 (61.11%) Security Cleared
2 27 (50.00%) SQL
3 21 (38.89%) HP Quality Center
3 21 (38.89%) SC Cleared
4 19 (35.19%) HP
5 17 (31.48%) XML
5 17 (31.48%) Waterfall
6 16 (29.63%) Use Case
6 16 (29.63%) TestDirector
7 14 (25.93%) Finance
7 14 (25.93%) Test Scripting
8 13 (24.07%) Retail
9 12 (22.22%) Banking
9 12 (22.22%) Cybersecurity
9 12 (22.22%) Mentoring
9 12 (22.22%) GDPR
10 11 (20.37%) Test Planning
10 11 (20.37%) Selenium
10 11 (20.37%) Java
11 10 (18.52%) ITIL
12 9 (16.67%) C
12 9 (16.67%) Risk Management
12 9 (16.67%) Ruby
12 9 (16.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
12 9 (16.67%) Root Cause Analysis
12 9 (16.67%) Scenario Testing
13 8 (14.81%) RHCSA
13 8 (14.81%) Relational Database
13 8 (14.81%) DevOps
13 8 (14.81%) ITIL V3

Smart Meter
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South East 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:

Applications
1 2 (3.70%) Microsoft Office
1 2 (3.70%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (1.85%) Infor M3
1 1 (1.85%) Oracle Financials
1 1 (1.85%) SAP IS-U
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.85%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (14.81%) PostgreSQL
1 8 (14.81%) RDBMS
1 8 (14.81%) Relational Database
2 2 (3.70%) Oracle Database
3 1 (1.85%) Big Data
3 1 (1.85%) SAP BW
Development Applications
1 16 (29.63%) TestDirector
2 11 (20.37%) Selenium
3 4 (7.41%) SoapUI
4 3 (5.56%) Git (software)
4 3 (5.56%) Maven
4 3 (5.56%) Subversion
General
1 14 (25.93%) Finance
2 13 (24.07%) Retail
3 12 (22.22%) Banking
4 4 (7.41%) Telecoms
5 1 (1.85%) Legal
Job Titles
1 14 (25.93%) Test Leader
2 11 (20.37%) Team Leader
2 11 (20.37%) Test Team Leader
3 9 (16.67%) Analyst
3 9 (16.67%) Test Analyst
4 8 (14.81%) Senior Systems Engineer
4 8 (14.81%) Systems Engineer
5 7 (12.96%) Applications Engineer
5 7 (12.96%) Architect
5 7 (12.96%) Consultant
5 7 (12.96%) Senior Applications Engineer
6 6 (11.11%) Security Architect
6 6 (11.11%) Security Consultant
7 5 (9.26%) Cybersecurity Architect
8 3 (5.56%) Developer
8 3 (5.56%) Java Developer
8 3 (5.56%) Senior Analyst
8 3 (5.56%) Senior Test Analyst
9 2 (3.70%) Delivery Manager
9 2 (3.70%) Senior Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (31.48%) XML
2 6 (11.11%) CGI
3 2 (3.70%) Guava
3 2 (3.70%) JDBC
3 2 (3.70%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 6 (11.11%) PKI
1 6 (11.11%) SWIFT
2 1 (1.85%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (1.85%) Computer Science
2 1 (1.85%) Internet of Things
2 1 (1.85%) Machine to Machine
2 1 (1.85%) Smart Home
Operating Systems
1 8 (14.81%) Linux
1 8 (14.81%) Windows
2 7 (12.96%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 6 (11.11%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (31.48%) Waterfall
2 16 (29.63%) Use Case
3 14 (25.93%) Test Scripting
4 12 (22.22%) Cybersecurity
4 12 (22.22%) Mentoring
5 11 (20.37%) Test Planning
6 10 (18.52%) ITIL
7 9 (16.67%) Risk Management
7 9 (16.67%) Root Cause Analysis
7 9 (16.67%) Scenario Testing
8 8 (14.81%) Change Management
8 8 (14.81%) DevOps
8 8 (14.81%) ITIL V3
9 7 (12.96%) Data Protection
10 6 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
10 6 (11.11%) Coaching
10 6 (11.11%) Identity Management
10 6 (11.11%) SIEM
10 6 (11.11%) Test Management
10 6 (11.11%) Threat Analysis
Programming Languages
1 27 (50.00%) SQL
2 11 (20.37%) Java
3 9 (16.67%) C
3 9 (16.67%) Ruby
4 8 (14.81%) Bash Shell
4 8 (14.81%) C++
4 8 (14.81%) Python
5 1 (1.85%) Clojure
5 1 (1.85%) Elixir
5 1 (1.85%) Go
Qualifications
1 33 (61.11%) Security Cleared
2 21 (38.89%) SC Cleared
3 8 (14.81%) CCNA
3 8 (14.81%) Cisco Certification
3 8 (14.81%) CISSP
3 8 (14.81%) RHCE
3 8 (14.81%) RHCSA
4 7 (12.96%) ISTQB
5 5 (9.26%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 2 (3.70%) Degree
7 1 (1.85%) Computer Science Degree
7 1 (1.85%) ISEB
7 1 (1.85%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (22.22%) GDPR
2 9 (16.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 8 (14.81%) PCI DSS
4 3 (5.56%) SLA
5 1 (1.85%) QA
System Software
1 1 (1.85%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 21 (38.89%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 19 (35.19%) HP
2 8 (14.81%) Red Hat
2 8 (14.81%) VMware
3 6 (11.11%) ArcSight
4 3 (5.56%) Oracle
5 1 (1.85%) CheckPoint
5 1 (1.85%) SAP