Period
to 21 October 2017

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Smart Meter in permanent job vacancies. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Smart Meter over the 6 months to 21 October 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Smart Metering
UK
6 months to
21 Oct 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 943 956 1115
Rank change year-on-year +13 +159 +20
Permanent jobs citing Smart Meter 235 266 188
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.14% 0.14% 0.086%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.31% 0.34% 0.21%
Number of salaries quoted 167 199 139
UK median annual salary £47,500 £52,500 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -9.52% - +7.69%
10th Percentile £33,250 £32,200 £35,750
90th Percentile £75,000 £82,500 £76,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% -10.00% +8.70%

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 with a requirement for generic IT skills.

All Generic IT Skills
UK
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 75301 78287 91139
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 43.26% 40.97% 41.60%
Number of salaries quoted 56522 64209 72964
UK median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,500 £26,750
90th Percentile £82,500 £80,000 £78,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +6.25% -

Smart Meter
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for Smart Meter in the UK

Smart Meter
Salary Trend

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

Salary trend for Smart Meter in the UK

Smart Meter
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Smart Meter over the 6 months to 21 October 2017.

Salary histogram for Smart Meter in the UK

Smart Meter
Top 13 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Smart Meter within the UK over the 6 months to 21 October 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
England +27 228 £47,500 -9.52% 15
UK excluding London +35 164 £47,500 +5.56% 14
North of England +50 73 £50,000 +20.48% 4
London +1 63 £47,500 -17.39% 1
North West +31 62 £48,750 +21.88% 1
South East +58 40 £60,000 +20.00% 4
Midlands -13 32 £34,500 -25.78% 5
East Midlands +37 16 £37,500 +10.12% 3
West Midlands -34 16 £34,500 -31.00% 2
East of England +20 11 £47,750 -26.54% 1
Yorkshire +13 11 £50,000 +13.64% 3
South West +3 5 £35,500 +2.90%
Scotland -10 3 £38,500 -38.40%

For the 6 months to 21 October 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 with a requirement for Smart Meter.

1 69 (29.36%) Finance
2 63 (26.81%) Analytical Skills
3 53 (22.55%) Telecoms
4 49 (20.85%) Smart Energy
5 47 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
6 46 (19.57%) Agile Software Development
7 43 (18.30%) Security Cleared
8 40 (17.02%) Process Management
9 39 (16.60%) Java
10 36 (15.32%) ISTQB
11 35 (14.89%) ISO/IEC 27001
11 35 (14.89%) Change Management
11 35 (14.89%) SQL
12 33 (14.04%) ISEB
13 31 (13.19%) HP
14 30 (12.77%) Linux
14 30 (12.77%) Incident Management
15 28 (11.91%) CISSP
16 26 (11.06%) Information Security
17 25 (10.64%) Software Engineering
17 25 (10.64%) Test Management
18 24 (10.21%) Degree
18 24 (10.21%) Management Information System
19 23 (9.79%) Project Management
19 23 (9.79%) ITIL
20 22 (9.36%) Remedy
21 21 (8.94%) PKI
22 20 (8.51%) Retail
22 20 (8.51%) CISM
23 19 (8.09%) Cisco Certification

Smart Meter
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 (1.70%) JBoss
2 3 (1.28%) Tomcat
3 2 (0.85%) Apache
4 1 (0.43%) Apache Spark
4 1 (0.43%) BizTalk Server
4 1 (0.43%) GlassFish
4 1 (0.43%) Jetty
4 1 (0.43%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 1 (0.43%) WebLogic
Applications
1 17 (7.23%) Microsoft Office
2 16 (6.81%) Microsoft Excel
3 11 (4.68%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 2 (0.85%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.43%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 2 (0.85%) Oracle Financials
1 2 (0.85%) Remedy ITSM
1 2 (0.85%) SAP IS-U
Cloud Services
1 9 (3.83%) Amazon AWS
1 9 (3.83%) Amazon EC2
1 9 (3.83%) Cloud Computing
2 7 (2.98%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 14 (5.96%) TCP/IP
2 10 (4.26%) ZigBee
3 8 (3.40%) Network Security
4 7 (2.98%) IPsec
5 5 (2.13%) WAN
6 4 (1.70%) Internet
7 3 (1.28%) GPRS
7 3 (1.28%) SSL
7 3 (1.28%) Wireless
8 2 (0.85%) HTTP
8 2 (0.85%) Intrusion Detection
8 2 (0.85%) SMS
9 1 (0.43%) 4G
9 1 (0.43%) AMQP
9 1 (0.43%) DAB
9 1 (0.43%) Diameter Protocol
9 1 (0.43%) HTTPS
9 1 (0.43%) IPv6
9 1 (0.43%) RS-232
9 1 (0.43%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (5.96%) PostgreSQL
2 13 (5.53%) Relational Database
3 9 (3.83%) Amazon RDS
3 9 (3.83%) InfluxDB
4 8 (3.40%) RDBMS
5 6 (2.55%) Apache Cassandra
5 6 (2.55%) NoSQL
5 6 (2.55%) SQL Server
6 5 (2.13%) QlikView
6 5 (2.13%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 5 (2.13%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 3 (1.28%) Data Warehouse
8 2 (0.85%) MySQL
8 2 (0.85%) Oracle Database
8 2 (0.85%) Oracle Reports
8 2 (0.85%) SAP BW
9 1 (0.43%) Big Data
9 1 (0.43%) Data Mining
9 1 (0.43%) Hadoop
9 1 (0.43%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 10 (4.26%) Git (software)
2 5 (2.13%) Cucumber
2 5 (2.13%) JBehave
2 5 (2.13%) JUnit
2 5 (2.13%) Maven
2 5 (2.13%) Subversion
2 5 (2.13%) TestDirector
3 4 (1.70%) SoapUI
4 1 (0.43%) Hudson
4 1 (0.43%) Jenkins
4 1 (0.43%) TestRail
General
1 69 (29.36%) Finance
2 53 (22.55%) Telecoms
3 20 (8.51%) Retail
4 17 (7.23%) Billing
5 13 (5.53%) Banking
6 7 (2.98%) Back Office
7 3 (1.28%) Legal
7 3 (1.28%) Marketing
8 1 (0.43%) Law
Job Titles
1 80 (34.04%) Analyst
2 38 (16.17%) Test Analyst
3 25 (10.64%) Architect
4 21 (8.94%) Security Analyst
5 19 (8.09%) Consultant
5 19 (8.09%) Developer
6 16 (6.81%) Security Architect
7 13 (5.53%) Java Developer
8 12 (5.11%) Information Analyst
8 12 (5.11%) Information Security Analyst
9 11 (4.68%) Project Manager
10 10 (4.26%) Operations Analyst
11 9 (3.83%) Business Analyst
11 9 (3.83%) Operations Engineer
11 9 (3.83%) Technical Engineer
11 9 (3.83%) Technical Operations Engineer
12 8 (3.40%) Security Consultant
12 8 (3.40%) Senior Systems Engineer
12 8 (3.40%) Service Analyst
12 8 (3.40%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (7.23%) Web Services
2 15 (6.38%) Spring
3 14 (5.96%) Node.js
4 10 (4.26%) CGI
5 9 (3.83%) Elastic Stack
5 9 (3.83%) Java EE
6 8 (3.40%) AngularJS
6 8 (3.40%) Apache Flex
7 7 (2.98%) JMS
7 7 (2.98%) XML
8 6 (2.55%) REST
8 6 (2.55%) RESTful
9 5 (2.13%) ActiveMQ
9 5 (2.13%) Hibernate
9 5 (2.13%) HornetQ
9 5 (2.13%) Kafka
9 5 (2.13%) OAuth
9 5 (2.13%) OpenID
9 5 (2.13%) SAML
9 5 (2.13%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 63 (26.81%) Analytical Skills
2 49 (20.85%) Smart Energy
3 24 (10.21%) Management Information System
4 21 (8.94%) PKI
5 12 (5.11%) CESG
6 9 (3.83%) Hybrid Cloud
7 6 (2.55%) SWIFT
8 5 (2.13%) User Experience
9 4 (1.70%) Clustering
9 4 (1.70%) Computer Science
9 4 (1.70%) Virtual Team
10 3 (1.28%) Algorithms
10 3 (1.28%) Internet of Things
10 3 (1.28%) Smart Home
11 2 (0.85%) Data Centre
11 2 (0.85%) Security Operations Centre
11 2 (0.85%) Smart City
12 1 (0.43%) Handset
12 1 (0.43%) Life Science
12 1 (0.43%) Machine to Machine
Operating Systems
1 30 (12.77%) Linux
2 14 (5.96%) Windows
3 12 (5.11%) Unix
4 9 (3.83%) Ubuntu
5 7 (2.98%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 47 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 46 (19.57%) Agile Software Development
3 40 (17.02%) Process Management
4 35 (14.89%) Change Management
5 30 (12.77%) Incident Management
6 26 (11.06%) Information Security
7 25 (10.64%) Software Engineering
7 25 (10.64%) Test Management
8 23 (9.79%) ITIL
8 23 (9.79%) Project Management
9 19 (8.09%) DevOps
9 19 (8.09%) Scrum
10 18 (7.66%) System Testing
10 18 (7.66%) Test Automation
11 16 (6.81%) Analytics
11 16 (6.81%) Microservices
11 16 (6.81%) Process Improvement
11 16 (6.81%) Security Architecture
11 16 (6.81%) Waterfall
12 15 (6.38%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 39 (16.60%) Java
2 35 (14.89%) SQL
3 14 (5.96%) Ruby
4 13 (5.53%) JavaScript
5 10 (4.26%) C
5 10 (4.26%) C++
6 9 (3.83%) Python
7 8 (3.40%) Bash Shell
8 7 (2.98%) Scala
8 7 (2.98%) Shell Script
9 5 (2.13%) Groovy
10 2 (0.85%) Clojure
10 2 (0.85%) PL/SQL
10 2 (0.85%) VB
10 2 (0.85%) VBA
11 1 (0.43%) Elixir
11 1 (0.43%) Embedded C++
11 1 (0.43%) Go
Qualifications
1 43 (18.30%) Security Cleared
2 36 (15.32%) ISTQB
3 33 (14.04%) ISEB
4 28 (11.91%) CISSP
5 24 (10.21%) Degree
6 20 (8.51%) CISM
7 19 (8.09%) Cisco Certification
7 19 (8.09%) SC Cleared
8 14 (5.96%) CISA
9 11 (4.68%) GIAC
10 10 (4.26%) CESG Certified Professional
11 8 (3.40%) CCNA
11 8 (3.40%) RHCE
11 8 (3.40%) RHCSA
12 6 (2.55%) GCIH
12 6 (2.55%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
13 5 (2.13%) (ISC)2 CCSP
13 5 (2.13%) CCSA
13 5 (2.13%) CEH
13 5 (2.13%) ISSAP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 35 (14.89%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 13 (5.53%) GDPR
3 11 (4.68%) QA
4 8 (3.40%) PCI DSS
5 6 (2.55%) ISO/IEC 27005
6 5 (2.13%) SLA
7 4 (1.70%) Data Quality
7 4 (1.70%) ISO 9001
8 3 (1.28%) ISO/IEC 20000
8 3 (1.28%) PMO
9 2 (0.85%) FIPS 140-2
9 2 (0.85%) ISO 22301
9 2 (0.85%) ISO/IEC 15288
System Software
1 15 (6.38%) Docker
2 1 (0.43%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 14 (5.96%) Puppet
2 9 (3.83%) Consul
2 9 (3.83%) HP Quality Center
2 9 (3.83%) Icinga
2 9 (3.83%) Nagios
3 6 (2.55%) Marathon
4 1 (0.43%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 1 (0.43%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 31 (13.19%) HP
2 22 (9.36%) Remedy
3 17 (7.23%) Red Hat
4 11 (4.68%) Oracle
5 9 (3.83%) AppDynamics
5 9 (3.83%) New Relic
6 8 (3.40%) ArcSight
6 8 (3.40%) Siemens
6 8 (3.40%) VMware
7 5 (2.13%) Zoomdata
8 2 (0.85%) BMC
8 2 (0.85%) Microsoft
8 2 (0.85%) SAP
8 2 (0.85%) Splunk
8 2 (0.85%) TOWER Software
9 1 (0.43%) Algorithmics
9 1 (0.43%) CheckPoint
9 1 (0.43%) Cisco
9 1 (0.43%) Facebook
9 1 (0.43%) Salesforce.com