Period
to 25 June 2018

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Smart Energy in permanent job vacancies. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Smart Energy over the 6 months to 25 June 2018 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Smart Energy
UK
6 months to
25 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 1105 1099 1257
Rank change year-on-year -6 +158 +7
Permanent jobs citing Smart Energy 81 85 43
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.047% 0.049% 0.021%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.11% 0.11% 0.049%
Number of salaries quoted 62 70 34
UK median annual salary £42,500 £56,250 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -24.44% -2.17% -11.54%
10th Percentile £31,250 £37,500 £35,250
90th Percentile £68,625 £90,000 £66,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £40,000 £50,000 £57,500
% change year-on-year -20.00% -13.04% +36.90%

Smart Energy 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 with a requirement for generic IT skills.

All Generic IT Skills
UK
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 75,461 74,233 87,367
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 43.37% 42.87% 43.60%
Number of salaries quoted 58,535 59,086 70,874
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £49,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% -3.06% +5.38%
10th Percentile £27,750 £27,250 £27,000
90th Percentile £85,000 £80,000 £78,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £42,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year +7.14% -1.18% +6.25%

Smart Energy
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing Smart Energy as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for Smart Energy in the UK

Smart Energy
Salary Trend

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

Salary trend for Smart Energy in the UK

Smart Energy
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Smart Energy over the 6 months to 25 June 2018.

Salary histogram for Smart Energy in the UK

Smart Energy
Top 10 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Smart Energy within the UK over the 6 months to 25 June 2018. 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
England +17 79 £42,500 -29.17% 16
UK excluding London -14 50 £40,000 -20.00% 10
North of England +46 30 £38,000 -24.00% 4
London -21 29 £42,500 -46.88% 6
North West +8 28 £38,000 -24.00% 4
South East -3 13 £50,000 -16.67% 2
East of England -10 6 £32,500 -18.75% 4
Yorkshire - 2 £55,000 -
Midlands -1 1 - -
East Midlands - 1 - -

For the 6 months to 25 June 2018, IT jobs citing Smart Energy 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 with a requirement for Smart Energy.

1 57 (70.37%) Smart Meter
2 25 (30.86%) Degree
3 21 (25.93%) Finance
4 20 (24.69%) Wireless
5 19 (23.46%) Agile Software Development
6 18 (22.22%) Information Security
6 18 (22.22%) ZigBee
7 16 (19.75%) Process Management
7 16 (19.75%) Problem-Solving
8 14 (17.28%) Python
8 14 (17.28%) ISO/IEC 27001
9 13 (16.05%) Firmware
9 13 (16.05%) Remedy
9 13 (16.05%) Management Information System
9 13 (16.05%) Analytical Skills
10 12 (14.81%) Secure Coding
10 12 (14.81%) MISRA
10 12 (14.81%) Configuration Management
10 12 (14.81%) Bluetooth
10 12 (14.81%) 3GPP
10 12 (14.81%) ISO 9001
10 12 (14.81%) Embedded C
10 12 (14.81%) C
11 11 (13.58%) Continuous Integration
12 10 (12.35%) CISSP
12 10 (12.35%) Information Security Management
12 10 (12.35%) Security Management
12 10 (12.35%) Telecoms
13 9 (11.11%) Scala
13 9 (11.11%) Internet of Things

Smart Energy
Co-occurring IT Skills 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 8 (9.88%) Apache Spark
2 5 (6.17%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (2.47%) Microsoft Excel
1 2 (2.47%) Microsoft PowerPoint
1 2 (2.47%) MS Visio
1 2 (2.47%) Spreadsheet
2 1 (1.23%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.23%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 3 (3.70%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (2.47%) AWS Lambda
2 2 (2.47%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 20 (24.69%) Wireless
2 18 (22.22%) ZigBee
3 12 (14.81%) 3GPP
3 12 (14.81%) Bluetooth
4 8 (9.88%) Internet
5 2 (2.47%) Firewall
5 2 (2.47%) FTP
5 2 (2.47%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (9.88%) Apache Cassandra
1 8 (9.88%) NoSQL
2 5 (6.17%) Big Data
2 5 (6.17%) MongoDB
3 2 (2.47%) Microsoft Analysis Services
3 2 (2.47%) SQL Server
3 2 (2.47%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 2 (2.47%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 2 (2.47%) JIRA
General
1 21 (25.93%) Finance
2 10 (12.35%) Telecoms
3 7 (8.64%) Electronics
4 6 (7.41%) Billing
5 5 (6.17%) Back Office
5 5 (6.17%) Retail
6 3 (3.70%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 15 (18.52%) Analyst
2 10 (12.35%) Firmware Engineer
3 9 (11.11%) Architect
4 8 (9.88%) Data Engineer
4 8 (9.88%) Quality Manager
5 7 (8.64%) Embedded Engineer
6 6 (7.41%) Embedded Software Engineer
6 6 (7.41%) Software Engineer
7 5 (6.17%) Big Data Engineer
7 5 (6.17%) Test Analyst
8 4 (4.94%) Consultant
8 4 (4.94%) Platform Engineer
8 4 (4.94%) Security Architect
8 4 (4.94%) Security Manager
8 4 (4.94%) Senior Architect
8 4 (4.94%) Senior Security Architect
8 4 (4.94%) Technical Analyst
8 4 (4.94%) Wireless Engineer
9 3 (3.70%) Smart Metering Architect
9 3 (3.70%) Test Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (9.88%) Kafka
2 5 (6.17%) Web Services
3 2 (2.47%) Node.js
3 2 (2.47%) Spring
3 2 (2.47%) Spring Boot
3 2 (2.47%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 57 (70.37%) Smart Meter
2 13 (16.05%) Analytical Skills
2 13 (16.05%) Management Information System
3 9 (11.11%) Internet of Things
4 8 (9.88%) Computer Science
5 7 (8.64%) Self-Motivation
6 6 (7.41%) PKI
7 4 (4.94%) CESG
8 3 (3.70%) Greenfield Project
9 2 (2.47%) Data Protection Act
9 2 (2.47%) Smart Home
10 1 (1.23%) Machine to Machine
10 1 (1.23%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 8 (9.88%) Linux
2 2 (2.47%) pSOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (23.46%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (22.22%) Information Security
3 16 (19.75%) Problem-Solving
3 16 (19.75%) Process Management
4 12 (14.81%) Configuration Management
4 12 (14.81%) Secure Coding
5 11 (13.58%) Continuous Integration
6 10 (12.35%) Information Security Management
6 10 (12.35%) Security Management
7 9 (11.11%) Mentoring
8 8 (9.88%) Data Architecture
8 8 (9.88%) Operational Acceptance Testing
8 8 (9.88%) QMS
8 8 (9.88%) Quality Management
8 8 (9.88%) Software Engineering
9 6 (7.41%) Incident Management
9 6 (7.41%) Security Testing
9 6 (7.41%) System Testing
9 6 (7.41%) Telematics
9 6 (7.41%) Test Management
Programming Languages
1 14 (17.28%) Python
2 12 (14.81%) C
2 12 (14.81%) Embedded C
3 9 (11.11%) Scala
4 7 (8.64%) C++
5 6 (7.41%) Assembly Language
5 6 (7.41%) VC++
6 2 (2.47%) Java
6 2 (2.47%) Java 8
6 2 (2.47%) SQL
7 1 (1.23%) Clojure
7 1 (1.23%) Embedded C++
7 1 (1.23%) Erlang
7 1 (1.23%) F#
7 1 (1.23%) Haskell
7 1 (1.23%) JavaScript
7 1 (1.23%) Lisp
7 1 (1.23%) OCaml
Qualifications
1 25 (30.86%) Degree
2 10 (12.35%) CISSP
3 8 (9.88%) Computer Science Degree
4 6 (7.41%) CISM
5 5 (6.17%) ISEB
5 5 (6.17%) ISTQB
5 5 (6.17%) Security Cleared
6 4 (4.94%) CESG Certified Professional
7 2 (2.47%) CISA
8 1 (1.23%) ITIL Certification
8 1 (1.23%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (17.28%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 12 (14.81%) ISO 9001
2 12 (14.81%) MISRA
3 4 (4.94%) GDPR
4 3 (3.70%) SLA
5 2 (2.47%) ISO/IEC 27005
5 2 (2.47%) PMO
6 1 (1.23%) ISO/IEC 20000
6 1 (1.23%) QA
System Software
1 13 (16.05%) Firmware
2 1 (1.23%) Docker
Systems Management
1 8 (9.88%) HP ALM
2 1 (1.23%) Kubernetes
2 1 (1.23%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 13 (16.05%) Remedy
2 8 (9.88%) HP
3 7 (8.64%) Google
3 7 (8.64%) Twitter
4 5 (6.17%) Cognos
5 2 (2.47%) SAP
6 1 (1.23%) BMC
6 1 (1.23%) Capita
6 1 (1.23%) Microsoft