Period
to 25 February 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 February 2018 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Smart Energy
UK
6 months to
25 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 1094 1093 1264
Rank change year-on-year -1 +171 +24
Permanent jobs citing Smart Energy 87 81 36
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.050% 0.046% 0.017%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.12% 0.11% 0.040%
Number of salaries quoted 61 73 34
UK median annual salary £45,000 £60,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -25.00% +26.32% -19.15%
10th Percentile £31,250 £38,750 £27,375
90th Percentile £70,000 £97,500 £67,125
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £50,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year -10.00% +17.65% -2.30%

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 72,519 70,968 89,246
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 41.65% 40.67% 42.35%
Number of salaries quoted 57,272 57,979 71,678
UK median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £48,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +4.17% +6.67%
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,500 £27,500
90th Percentile £82,500 £81,250 £80,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £43,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +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 February 2018.

Salary histogram for Smart Energy in the UK

Smart Energy
Top 9 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 February 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 +30 84 £45,000 -30.77% 16
UK excluding London +30 51 £45,000 -10.00% 6
London -30 34 £45,000 -40.00% 10
North of England +27 16 £38,000 -53.94% 2
North West +14 16 £38,000 -53.94% 2
South East +16 15 £45,000 -14.29% 1
East of England +2 12 £32,500 -18.75% 3
South West - 7 - -
Northern Ireland -24 1 £45,000 -

For the 6 months to 25 February 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 47 (54.02%) Smart Meter
2 25 (28.74%) Agile Software Development
3 23 (26.44%) Degree
4 18 (20.69%) Finance
5 17 (19.54%) Process Management
5 17 (19.54%) Wireless
5 17 (19.54%) Internet of Things
6 16 (18.39%) ZigBee
6 16 (18.39%) Python
7 14 (16.09%) Internet
8 12 (13.79%) Telecoms
8 12 (13.79%) Software Engineering
9 11 (12.64%) Linux
9 11 (12.64%) C
9 11 (12.64%) C++
10 10 (11.49%) HP
10 10 (11.49%) ISEB
10 10 (11.49%) ISTQB
10 10 (11.49%) HP ALM
11 9 (10.34%) Analytical Skills
11 9 (10.34%) Telematics
11 9 (10.34%) Electronics
11 9 (10.34%) Assembly Language
11 9 (10.34%) Embedded C
11 9 (10.34%) VC++
12 8 (9.20%) Firmware
12 8 (9.20%) Project Management
12 8 (9.20%) Remedy
12 8 (9.20%) Management Information System
12 8 (9.20%) Information Security

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 4 (4.60%) Apache Spark
2 2 (2.30%) SharePoint
Applications
1 7 (8.05%) Microsoft Office
2 6 (6.90%) Microsoft Excel
3 2 (2.30%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 2 (2.30%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (1.15%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 3 (3.45%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (3.45%) Microsoft Azure
1 3 (3.45%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 17 (19.54%) Wireless
2 16 (18.39%) ZigBee
3 14 (16.09%) Internet
4 7 (8.05%) 3GPP
4 7 (8.05%) Bluetooth
5 2 (2.30%) FTP
6 1 (1.15%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (5.75%) NoSQL
2 4 (4.60%) Apache Cassandra
3 3 (3.45%) Big Data
3 3 (3.45%) MongoDB
3 3 (3.45%) SQL Server
3 3 (3.45%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2 (2.30%) Microsoft Analysis Services
4 2 (2.30%) MySQL
4 2 (2.30%) Relational Database
4 2 (2.30%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 1 (1.15%) SQL Server 2014
5 1 (1.15%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (1.15%) SSDT
Development Applications
1 2 (2.30%) JIRA
2 1 (1.15%) Git (software)
2 1 (1.15%) Visual Studio
General
1 18 (20.69%) Finance
2 12 (13.79%) Telecoms
3 9 (10.34%) Electronics
4 6 (6.90%) Manufacturing
5 5 (5.75%) Billing
6 4 (4.60%) Back Office
7 3 (3.45%) Advertising
8 1 (1.15%) Banking
Job Titles
1 14 (16.09%) Analyst
2 11 (12.64%) Developer
3 10 (11.49%) Embedded Engineer
3 10 (11.49%) Embedded Software Engineer
3 10 (11.49%) Project Manager
3 10 (11.49%) Software Engineer
4 9 (10.34%) Architect
4 9 (10.34%) Test Analyst
5 7 (8.05%) Firmware Engineer
6 5 (5.75%) Senior Manager
6 5 (5.75%) Senior Project Manager
6 5 (5.75%) Service Analyst
6 5 (5.75%) Smart Metering Architect
7 4 (4.60%) Consultant
7 4 (4.60%) Data Engineer
7 4 (4.60%) Quality Manager
7 4 (4.60%) Solutions Architect
8 3 (3.45%) IoT Architect
8 3 (3.45%) Smart Energy Developer
8 3 (3.45%) Smart Energy Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (5.75%) Web Services
2 4 (4.60%) Kafka
3 3 (3.45%) .NET
3 3 (3.45%) ASP.NET
3 3 (3.45%) Django
4 2 (2.30%) CSS
4 2 (2.30%) HTML
4 2 (2.30%) XML
5 1 (1.15%) Dagger
5 1 (1.15%) Flask
5 1 (1.15%) Pyramid
5 1 (1.15%) Retrofit
5 1 (1.15%) RxJava
Miscellaneous
1 47 (54.02%) Smart Meter
2 17 (19.54%) Internet of Things
3 9 (10.34%) Analytical Skills
4 8 (9.20%) Management Information System
5 7 (8.05%) Computer Science
6 3 (3.45%) CESG
6 3 (3.45%) Fintech
6 3 (3.45%) Machine to Machine
6 3 (3.45%) PKI
7 2 (2.30%) Smart Home
8 1 (1.15%) Client/Server
8 1 (1.15%) Greenfield Project
8 1 (1.15%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 11 (12.64%) Linux
2 2 (2.30%) Unix
3 1 (1.15%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (28.74%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (19.54%) Process Management
3 12 (13.79%) Software Engineering
4 9 (10.34%) Telematics
5 8 (9.20%) Information Security
5 8 (9.20%) Project Management
6 7 (8.05%) Configuration Management
6 7 (8.05%) Continuous Integration
6 7 (8.05%) Secure Coding
7 6 (6.90%) Operational Acceptance Testing
8 5 (5.75%) Business Transformation
8 5 (5.75%) Information Security Management
8 5 (5.75%) Security Management
8 5 (5.75%) Stakeholder Management
9 4 (4.60%) Asset Management
9 4 (4.60%) Data Architecture
9 4 (4.60%) Incident Management
9 4 (4.60%) Quality Management
9 4 (4.60%) System Testing
9 4 (4.60%) Test Management
Programming Languages
1 16 (18.39%) Python
2 11 (12.64%) C
2 11 (12.64%) C++
3 9 (10.34%) Assembly Language
3 9 (10.34%) Embedded C
3 9 (10.34%) VC++
4 7 (8.05%) SQL
5 5 (5.75%) Scala
6 4 (4.60%) F#
7 3 (3.45%) C#
7 3 (3.45%) JavaScript
8 2 (2.30%) Embedded C++
8 2 (2.30%) Java
9 1 (1.15%) Clojure
9 1 (1.15%) Erlang
9 1 (1.15%) Haskell
9 1 (1.15%) Lisp
9 1 (1.15%) OCaml
9 1 (1.15%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 23 (26.44%) Degree
2 10 (11.49%) ISEB
2 10 (11.49%) ISTQB
3 5 (5.75%) Computer Science Degree
4 3 (3.45%) CESG Certified Professional
4 3 (3.45%) CISM
4 3 (3.45%) CISSP
4 3 (3.45%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (8.05%) MISRA
2 5 (5.75%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 4 (4.60%) ISO 9001
4 2 (2.30%) SLA
5 1 (1.15%) ISO/IEC 27005
5 1 (1.15%) QA
System Software
1 8 (9.20%) Firmware
2 1 (1.15%) Docker
Systems Management
1 10 (11.49%) HP ALM
2 1 (1.15%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 10 (11.49%) HP
2 8 (9.20%) Remedy
3 5 (5.75%) Cognos
4 4 (4.60%) Google
4 4 (4.60%) Twitter
5 2 (2.30%) SAP
6 1 (1.15%) BMC
6 1 (1.15%) Microsoft