Period
to 15 August 2018

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 15 August 2018 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Smart Metering
UK
6 months to
15 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 957 949 941
Rank change year-on-year -8 -8 +241
Permanent jobs citing Smart Meter 227 238 334
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.13% 0.13% 0.17%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.31% 0.30% 0.39%
Number of salaries quoted 146 179 272
UK median annual salary £50,000 £46,500 £54,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.53% -14.68% +3.81%
10th Percentile £27,500 £31,250 £31,174
90th Percentile £85,625 £80,000 £76,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +11.11% -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 with a requirement for generic IT skills.

All Generic IT Skills
UK
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 73,712 78,335 85,907
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 43.47% 44.26% 43.29%
Number of salaries quoted 56,975 59,865 70,246
UK median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% - +5.26%
10th Percentile £28,000 £27,500 £27,000
90th Percentile £85,000 £81,250 £80,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.88% - +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 15 August 2018.

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 15 August 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 +2 217 £50,000 +7.53% 49
UK excluding London +39 167 £50,000 +11.11% 34
North of England +52 96 £50,000 +11.11% 19
North West +72 93 £50,000 +11.11% 19
London +18 52 £65,000 +13.04% 15
Midlands +16 35 £50,000 +29.03%
South East -3 29 £50,000 +7.53% 6
West Midlands +36 23 £50,000 +11.11%
East Midlands +8 12 £42,500 +13.33%
South West -15 5 - - 6
Yorkshire +3 2 £28,385 -43.23%
Scotland - 2 £37,000 -
North East - 1 £50,000 -

For the 6 months to 15 August 2018, IT jobs citing Smart Meter 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 Meter.

1 73 (32.16%) Finance
2 70 (30.84%) Retail
3 59 (25.99%) Agile Software Development
4 53 (23.35%) Process Management
5 41 (18.06%) Smart Energy
6 37 (16.30%) ITIL
7 34 (14.98%) Configuration Management
8 32 (14.10%) Analytical Skills
9 29 (12.78%) Oracle
10 28 (12.33%) Shell Script
10 28 (12.33%) Remedy
10 28 (12.33%) Incident Management
10 28 (12.33%) Continuous Integration
10 28 (12.33%) Mentoring
11 27 (11.89%) Microservices
12 26 (11.45%) Java
12 26 (11.45%) JavaScript
13 25 (11.01%) Stakeholder Management
13 25 (11.01%) Degree
13 25 (11.01%) Git (software)
14 24 (10.57%) Node.js
14 24 (10.57%) Software Engineering
14 24 (10.57%) Scrum
14 24 (10.57%) Project Management
14 24 (10.57%) Linux
15 23 (10.13%) Microsoft Excel
15 23 (10.13%) Spring
16 22 (9.69%) Service Management
16 22 (9.69%) Telecoms
16 22 (9.69%) Management Information System

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 19 (8.37%) SharePoint
2 4 (1.76%) CMS
2 4 (1.76%) Confluence
2 4 (1.76%) WordPress
3 3 (1.32%) TPMS
4 2 (0.88%) JBoss
4 2 (0.88%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 1 (0.44%) Apache
5 1 (0.44%) Apache Spark
5 1 (0.44%) OpenStack
Applications
1 23 (10.13%) Microsoft Excel
2 21 (9.25%) MS Visio
3 18 (7.93%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 9 (3.96%) Microsoft Office
5 4 (1.76%) Adobe Illustrator
5 4 (1.76%) Photoshop
6 2 (0.88%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 2 (0.88%) Cognos Business Intelligence
2 1 (0.44%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.44%) Odoo
2 1 (0.44%) Oracle Financials
2 1 (0.44%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (0.44%) SAP IS-U
Cloud Services
1 8 (3.52%) Amazon AWS
1 8 (3.52%) Microsoft Azure
2 7 (3.08%) Amazon CloudWatch
2 7 (3.08%) Amazon ELB
2 7 (3.08%) Amazon S3
2 7 (3.08%) AWS CloudFormation
2 7 (3.08%) AWS CloudTrail
2 7 (3.08%) AWS Lambda
2 7 (3.08%) Serverless
3 3 (1.32%) Google Cloud Platform
4 1 (0.44%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 14 (6.17%) Wireless
2 13 (5.73%) ZigBee
3 9 (3.96%) 3GPP
3 9 (3.96%) Bluetooth
4 6 (2.64%) Firewall
4 6 (2.64%) Network Security
5 3 (1.32%) WAN
6 2 (0.88%) FTP
6 2 (0.88%) Internet
6 2 (0.88%) SMS
7 1 (0.44%) Broadband
7 1 (0.44%) Intranet
7 1 (0.44%) LAN
7 1 (0.44%) Software-Defined Networking
7 1 (0.44%) Telepresence
7 1 (0.44%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (9.25%) Apache Cassandra
1 21 (9.25%) PostgreSQL
1 21 (9.25%) Relational Database
2 20 (8.81%) NoSQL
3 8 (3.52%) MySQL
4 7 (3.08%) Amazon DynamoDB
4 7 (3.08%) Amazon RDS
5 5 (2.20%) Oracle Database
6 4 (1.76%) Oracle Database 12c
6 4 (1.76%) Oracle Exadata
7 3 (1.32%) SQL Server
8 2 (0.88%) BusinessObjects
9 1 (0.44%) Data Warehouse
9 1 (0.44%) Microsoft Analysis Services
9 1 (0.44%) Redis
9 1 (0.44%) SAP BW
9 1 (0.44%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 1 (0.44%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 25 (11.01%) Git (software)
2 20 (8.81%) JBehave
2 20 (8.81%) JUnit
3 16 (7.05%) Cucumber
4 8 (3.52%) JIRA
5 6 (2.64%) Jenkins
6 5 (2.20%) Subversion
7 4 (1.76%) JMeter
7 4 (1.76%) WebDriver
8 2 (0.88%) SoapUI
9 1 (0.44%) Artifactory
9 1 (0.44%) GoCD
9 1 (0.44%) LabVIEW
9 1 (0.44%) Pylint
9 1 (0.44%) Selenium
9 1 (0.44%) Zephyr
General
1 73 (32.16%) Finance
2 70 (30.84%) Retail
3 22 (9.69%) Telecoms
4 14 (6.17%) Billing
5 4 (1.76%) Banking
6 2 (0.88%) Manufacturing
6 2 (0.88%) Marketing
7 1 (0.44%) Back Office
7 1 (0.44%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 69 (30.40%) Analyst
2 27 (11.89%) Architect
3 22 (9.69%) Developer
4 20 (8.81%) Business Analyst
5 17 (7.49%) Test Analyst
6 15 (6.61%) PMO Manager
7 14 (6.17%) Java Developer
8 12 (5.29%) Senior Developer
8 12 (5.29%) Senior Java Developer
9 10 (4.41%) Service Analyst
9 10 (4.41%) Service Desk Analyst
10 9 (3.96%) Security Analyst
10 9 (3.96%) Senior Manager
11 8 (3.52%) Consultant
11 8 (3.52%) Incident Manager
11 8 (3.52%) Operations Analyst
11 8 (3.52%) Senior Incident Manager
12 7 (3.08%) Customer Analyst
12 7 (3.08%) Security Architect
12 7 (3.08%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (10.57%) Node.js
2 23 (10.13%) Spring
3 21 (9.25%) ActiveMQ
3 21 (9.25%) Kafka
4 20 (8.81%) Hibernate
4 20 (8.81%) HornetQ
4 20 (8.81%) JMS
4 20 (8.81%) RESTful
5 7 (3.08%) CSS
5 7 (3.08%) JSON
5 7 (3.08%) YAML
6 5 (2.20%) CGI
6 5 (2.20%) HTML
6 5 (2.20%) Web Services
7 4 (1.76%) AngularJS
7 4 (1.76%) XML
8 1 (0.44%) CSS3
8 1 (0.44%) Django
8 1 (0.44%) HTML5
8 1 (0.44%) PyQt
Miscellaneous
1 41 (18.06%) Smart Energy
2 32 (14.10%) Analytical Skills
3 22 (9.69%) Management Information System
4 12 (5.29%) Self-Motivation
5 11 (4.85%) PKI
6 9 (3.96%) User Experience
7 6 (2.64%) Greenfield Project
8 5 (2.20%) Public Cloud
8 5 (2.20%) Smart Home
9 4 (1.76%) CESG
9 4 (1.76%) Computer Science
10 2 (0.88%) Internet of Things
10 2 (0.88%) W3C
11 1 (0.44%) Algorithms
11 1 (0.44%) Minimum Viable Product
11 1 (0.44%) SCADA
11 1 (0.44%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 24 (10.57%) Linux
2 13 (5.73%) pSOS
3 8 (3.52%) Unix
4 4 (1.76%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (0.44%) Windows
5 1 (0.44%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 59 (25.99%) Agile Software Development
2 53 (23.35%) Process Management
3 37 (16.30%) ITIL
4 34 (14.98%) Configuration Management
5 28 (12.33%) Continuous Integration
5 28 (12.33%) Incident Management
5 28 (12.33%) Mentoring
6 27 (11.89%) Microservices
7 25 (11.01%) Stakeholder Management
8 24 (10.57%) Project Management
8 24 (10.57%) Scrum
8 24 (10.57%) Software Engineering
9 22 (9.69%) Problem-Solving
9 22 (9.69%) Process Improvement
9 22 (9.69%) Service Management
10 21 (9.25%) BDD
11 20 (8.81%) Continuous Delivery
11 20 (8.81%) Dependency Injection
12 18 (7.93%) Coaching
12 18 (7.93%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 28 (12.33%) Shell Script
2 26 (11.45%) Java
2 26 (11.45%) JavaScript
3 21 (9.25%) Scala
4 20 (8.81%) Groovy
4 20 (8.81%) Java 8
4 20 (8.81%) Ruby
5 15 (6.61%) C
6 14 (6.17%) SQL
7 9 (3.96%) Embedded C
8 7 (3.08%) PowerShell
9 4 (1.76%) PHP
10 3 (1.32%) Python
11 2 (0.88%) PL/SQL
12 1 (0.44%) C#
12 1 (0.44%) R
Qualifications
1 25 (11.01%) Degree
2 15 (6.61%) Security Cleared
3 14 (6.17%) CISSP
4 13 (5.73%) ISEB
4 13 (5.73%) ISTQB
5 8 (3.52%) CISM
6 7 (3.08%) AWS Certification
7 6 (2.64%) GCIH
7 6 (2.64%) GIAC
7 6 (2.64%) ITIL Certification
8 5 (2.20%) CESG Certified Professional
9 4 (1.76%) SC Cleared
10 3 (1.32%) CISA
11 2 (0.88%) ISEB Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (7.05%) PMO
2 12 (5.29%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 12 (5.29%) SLA
3 9 (3.96%) ISO 9001
3 9 (3.96%) MISRA
3 9 (3.96%) QA
4 6 (2.64%) ISO/IEC 20000
5 5 (2.20%) GDPR
6 3 (1.32%) GCP
7 2 (0.88%) PCI DSS
8 1 (0.44%) Data Quality
8 1 (0.44%) ISO/IEC 27005
System Software
1 21 (9.25%) Docker
2 12 (5.29%) Firmware
3 4 (1.76%) Oracle RAC
4 1 (0.44%) vCloud
4 1 (0.44%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 22 (9.69%) Puppet
2 20 (8.81%) Marathon
3 16 (7.05%) HP ALM
4 5 (2.20%) Ansible
4 5 (2.20%) Opscode Chef
4 5 (2.20%) Terraform
5 4 (1.76%) cPanel
5 4 (1.76%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
6 1 (0.44%) HP Quality Center
6 1 (0.44%) Kubernetes
6 1 (0.44%) Prometheus
6 1 (0.44%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 29 (12.78%) Oracle
2 28 (12.33%) Remedy
3 17 (7.49%) HP
4 10 (4.41%) Microsoft
5 5 (2.20%) Google
6 4 (1.76%) Cognos
7 3 (1.32%) Capita
7 3 (1.32%) SAP
8 2 (0.88%) ArcSight
8 2 (0.88%) Tableau
9 1 (0.44%) CyberArk
9 1 (0.44%) EMC
9 1 (0.44%) Ivanti
9 1 (0.44%) PagerDuty
9 1 (0.44%) Splunk
9 1 (0.44%) Sun
9 1 (0.44%) VMware