Period
to 18 November 2017

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Smart Meter in permanent job vacancies advertised in the South West. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Smart Meter over the 6 months to 18 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Smart Metering
England > South West
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 343 333 326
Rank change year-on-year -10 -7 +25
Permanent jobs citing Smart Meter 5 5 34
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 0.049% 0.046% 0.29%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.13% 0.12% 0.75%
Number of salaries quoted 4 5 55
South West median annual salary £35,500 £38,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -6.58% -30.91% -
10th Percentile £23,478 £32,250 £41,250
90th Percentile £44,964 £85,000 £60,000
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 West with a requirement for generic IT skills.

All Generic IT Skills
South West
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 3913 4140 4522
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 38.13% 37.86% 38.04%
Number of salaries quoted 3102 3419 3678
South West median annual salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.75% - +2.56%
10th Percentile £24,000 £24,750 £23,500
90th Percentile £65,000 £66,250 £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 South West

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

Job vacancy trend for Smart Meter in the South West

Smart Meter
Salary Trend in the South West

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

Salary trend for Smart Meter in the South West

Smart Meter
Salary Histogram in the South West

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Smart Meter in the South West over the 6 months to 18 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Smart Meter in the South West

Smart Meter
Job Locations in the South 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 South West region over the 6 months to 18 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
Wiltshire +3 4 £35,500 +5.97%
Bristol -23 1 - -
Smart Meter
England

For the 6 months to 18 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 West region with a requirement for Smart Meter.

1 3 (60.00%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (40.00%) Statistical Analysis
2 2 (40.00%) Trend Analysis
2 2 (40.00%) Scorecard
2 2 (40.00%) Billing
2 2 (40.00%) Data Analysis
2 2 (40.00%) SQL
2 2 (40.00%) VB
2 2 (40.00%) VBA
2 2 (40.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (40.00%) Degree
2 2 (40.00%) Root Cause Analysis
3 1 (20.00%) Mobile App
3 1 (20.00%) Xbox
3 1 (20.00%) System Integration Testing
3 1 (20.00%) TestRail
3 1 (20.00%) QA
3 1 (20.00%) User Acceptance Testing
3 1 (20.00%) Integration Testing
3 1 (20.00%) Manual Testing
3 1 (20.00%) Test Automation
3 1 (20.00%) ISEB
3 1 (20.00%) BizTalk Server
3 1 (20.00%) Salesforce.com
3 1 (20.00%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Project
3 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Office
3 1 (20.00%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 1 (20.00%) Google
3 1 (20.00%) Agile Software Development

Smart Meter
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South 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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (20.00%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 3 (60.00%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (20.00%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Project
Development Applications
1 1 (20.00%) TestRail
General
1 2 (40.00%) Billing
2 1 (20.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) Analyst
2 2 (40.00%) Performance Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) Customer Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) QA Automation Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) QA Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) QA Test Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) Service Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) Service Performance Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) Smart Metering Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) SQL Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) Test Automation Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) Test Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) Test Manager
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) Mobile App
1 1 (20.00%) Xbox
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (40.00%) Data Analysis
1 2 (40.00%) Root Cause Analysis
1 2 (40.00%) Scorecard
1 2 (40.00%) Statistical Analysis
1 2 (40.00%) Trend Analysis
2 1 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (20.00%) Business Intelligence
2 1 (20.00%) Integration Testing
2 1 (20.00%) Manual Testing
2 1 (20.00%) System Integration Testing
2 1 (20.00%) Test Automation
2 1 (20.00%) Test Strategy
2 1 (20.00%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 2 (40.00%) SQL
1 2 (40.00%) VB
1 2 (40.00%) VBA
Qualifications
1 2 (40.00%) Degree
2 1 (20.00%) ISEB
2 1 (20.00%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (20.00%) PMO
1 1 (20.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (20.00%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 2 (40.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (20.00%) Google
2 1 (20.00%) Salesforce.com