Period
to 17 November 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 17 November 2018 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Smart Metering
UK
6 months to
17 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 917 953 987
Rank change year-on-year +36 +34 +63
Permanent jobs citing Smart Meter 238 251 245
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.15% 0.14% 0.13%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.33% 0.31% 0.30%
Number of salaries quoted 145 178 180
UK median annual salary £57,500 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +15.00% - -9.09%
10th Percentile £31,750 £34,475 £32,000
90th Percentile £86,500 £75,000 £82,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £55,000 £50,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year +10.00% +17.65% -19.05%

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 71,651 79,896 80,349
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 44.26% 44.31% 42.25%
Number of salaries quoted 55,635 60,319 65,967
UK median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% - +5.26%
10th Percentile £28,250 £27,500 £27,075
90th Percentile £86,250 £81,550 £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 17 November 2018.

Salary histogram for Smart Meter in the UK

Smart Meter
Top 11 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 17 November 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 +5 229 £57,500 +15.00% 32
UK excluding London +34 183 £55,000 +10.00% 29
North of England +52 98 £57,500 +15.00% 11
North West +47 98 £57,500 +15.00% 9
London +32 46 £65,000 +44.44% 4
South West +33 34 £60,000 +69.01%
Midlands +12 26 £42,500 +23.19% 1
South East -6 23 £53,750 -4.02% 11
West Midlands +28 13 £28,750 -33.91%
East Midlands +12 13 £57,500 +76.92% 1
Scotland -4 2 £35,000 -9.09%

For the 6 months to 17 November 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 57 (23.95%) Finance
1 57 (23.95%) Retail
2 46 (19.33%) Stakeholder Management
3 45 (18.91%) Agile Software Development
4 37 (15.55%) Analytical Skills
5 35 (14.71%) Incident Management
6 33 (13.87%) Process Management
7 30 (12.61%) Smart Energy
8 29 (12.18%) Telecoms
8 29 (12.18%) ITIL
9 28 (11.76%) Remedy
10 27 (11.34%) Problem Management
10 27 (11.34%) Service Design
11 26 (10.92%) Collaborative Working
11 26 (10.92%) Self-Motivation
11 26 (10.92%) User Experience
11 26 (10.92%) RESTful
12 25 (10.50%) Stakeholder Engagement
12 25 (10.50%) Microsoft Excel
13 23 (9.66%) Management Information System
13 23 (9.66%) Marketing
13 23 (9.66%) Process Improvement
13 23 (9.66%) Git (software)
14 21 (8.82%) Project Management
14 21 (8.82%) PKI
15 20 (8.40%) Microsoft PowerPoint
16 19 (7.98%) Java
16 19 (7.98%) MS Visio
16 19 (7.98%) Renewable Energy
17 18 (7.56%) Smart Home

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 17 (7.14%) SharePoint
2 7 (2.94%) JBoss
3 3 (1.26%) OpenStack
4 1 (0.42%) Apache Spark
Applications
1 25 (10.50%) Microsoft Excel
2 20 (8.40%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 19 (7.98%) MS Visio
4 9 (3.78%) Microsoft Office
5 1 (0.42%) Microsoft Project
5 1 (0.42%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 5 (2.10%) Odoo
2 3 (1.26%) Salesforce.com CRM
3 1 (0.42%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 10 (4.20%) Amazon AWS
1 10 (4.20%) Microsoft Azure
2 8 (3.36%) Amazon CloudWatch
2 8 (3.36%) Amazon ELB
2 8 (3.36%) Amazon S3
2 8 (3.36%) AWS CloudFormation
2 8 (3.36%) AWS CloudTrail
2 8 (3.36%) AWS Lambda
2 8 (3.36%) Serverless
3 6 (2.52%) OpenShift
4 4 (1.68%) Google Cloud Platform
5 1 (0.42%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 11 (4.62%) WAN
2 10 (4.20%) ZigBee
3 6 (2.52%) Firewall
3 6 (2.52%) Wireless
4 3 (1.26%) HTTP
4 3 (1.26%) SMS
4 3 (1.26%) Software-Defined Networking
5 2 (0.84%) FTP
5 2 (0.84%) Internet
5 2 (0.84%) Intranet
5 2 (0.84%) Network Security
5 2 (0.84%) VPN
6 1 (0.42%) 3GPP
6 1 (0.42%) Bluetooth
6 1 (0.42%) DNS
6 1 (0.42%) Intrusion Detection
6 1 (0.42%) LAN
6 1 (0.42%) SMTP
6 1 (0.42%) TCP/IP
6 1 (0.42%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (6.72%) PostgreSQL
2 11 (4.62%) Relational Database
3 10 (4.20%) Apache Cassandra
4 9 (3.78%) NoSQL
5 8 (3.36%) Amazon DynamoDB
5 8 (3.36%) Amazon RDS
6 5 (2.10%) Redis
7 2 (0.84%) Data Warehouse
7 2 (0.84%) Oracle BI EE
7 2 (0.84%) SQL Server
7 2 (0.84%) VoltDB
8 1 (0.42%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 23 (9.66%) Git (software)
2 12 (5.04%) Subversion
3 11 (4.62%) Jenkins
4 9 (3.78%) JBehave
4 9 (3.78%) JUnit
5 6 (2.52%) Mercurial
6 5 (2.10%) Cucumber
6 5 (2.10%) Selenium
7 3 (1.26%) JIRA
8 1 (0.42%) Artifactory
8 1 (0.42%) GoCD
8 1 (0.42%) Hudson
8 1 (0.42%) LabVIEW
8 1 (0.42%) Zephyr
General
1 57 (23.95%) Finance
1 57 (23.95%) Retail
2 29 (12.18%) Telecoms
3 23 (9.66%) Marketing
4 8 (3.36%) Billing
5 7 (2.94%) Banking
6 5 (2.10%) Multimedia
7 4 (1.68%) Legal
8 1 (0.42%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 49 (20.59%) Analyst
2 36 (15.13%) Developer
3 32 (13.45%) Architect
4 22 (9.24%) Software Developer
5 18 (7.56%) Applications Developer
6 16 (6.72%) Business Analyst
6 16 (6.72%) PMO Manager
7 15 (6.30%) Designer
8 14 (5.88%) Senior Designer
8 14 (5.88%) Senior UX Designer
8 14 (5.88%) UX Designer
9 12 (5.04%) Senior Manager
10 11 (4.62%) Incident Manager
10 11 (4.62%) Senior Incident Manager
11 10 (4.20%) Java Developer
12 9 (3.78%) Major Incident Manager
12 9 (3.78%) Project Manager
12 9 (3.78%) Test Analyst
13 8 (3.36%) Senior Developer
13 8 (3.36%) Service Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (10.92%) RESTful
2 13 (5.46%) Spring
3 12 (5.04%) ActiveMQ
3 12 (5.04%) CGI
3 12 (5.04%) CSS
4 10 (4.20%) JSON
4 10 (4.20%) Kafka
5 9 (3.78%) Hibernate
5 9 (3.78%) HornetQ
5 9 (3.78%) JMS
5 9 (3.78%) Node.js
6 8 (3.36%) YAML
7 6 (2.52%) Cocoa
7 6 (2.52%) Cocoa Touch
7 6 (2.52%) Core Animation
7 6 (2.52%) Core Data
7 6 (2.52%) Web Services
8 5 (2.10%) Django
8 5 (2.10%) HTML
8 5 (2.10%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 37 (15.55%) Analytical Skills
2 30 (12.61%) Smart Energy
3 26 (10.92%) Self-Motivation
3 26 (10.92%) User Experience
4 23 (9.66%) Management Information System
5 21 (8.82%) PKI
6 19 (7.98%) Renewable Energy
7 18 (7.56%) Smart Home
8 7 (2.94%) Public Cloud
9 6 (2.52%) Animation
10 5 (2.10%) Virtual Team
11 4 (1.68%) Internet of Things
12 3 (1.26%) Driving Licence
12 3 (1.26%) EPoS
12 3 (1.26%) Reference Data
13 2 (0.84%) Clustering
13 2 (0.84%) Greenfield Project
13 2 (0.84%) Photography
13 2 (0.84%) Social Media
13 2 (0.84%) Taxonomies
Operating Systems
1 14 (5.88%) pSOS
2 13 (5.46%) Apple iOS
3 12 (5.04%) Linux
4 11 (4.62%) Android
5 4 (1.68%) Windows
6 3 (1.26%) Unix
7 1 (0.42%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 46 (19.33%) Stakeholder Management
2 45 (18.91%) Agile Software Development
3 35 (14.71%) Incident Management
4 33 (13.87%) Process Management
5 29 (12.18%) ITIL
6 27 (11.34%) Problem Management
6 27 (11.34%) Service Design
7 26 (10.92%) Collaborative Working
8 25 (10.50%) Stakeholder Engagement
9 23 (9.66%) Process Improvement
10 21 (8.82%) Project Management
11 18 (7.56%) Mentoring
12 17 (7.14%) Kalman Filter
12 17 (7.14%) Microservices
13 16 (6.72%) B2B
13 16 (6.72%) Critical Thinking
14 15 (6.30%) Configuration Management
14 15 (6.30%) Portfolio Management
14 15 (6.30%) Resource Management
15 14 (5.88%) User-Centered Design (UCD)
Programming Languages
1 19 (7.98%) Java
2 18 (7.56%) Shell Script
3 16 (6.72%) JavaScript
4 11 (4.62%) Java 8
4 11 (4.62%) SQL
5 10 (4.20%) Scala
6 9 (3.78%) Groovy
6 9 (3.78%) Ruby
7 8 (3.36%) PowerShell
8 7 (2.94%) C
8 7 (2.94%) Python
9 6 (2.52%) Apple Swift
9 6 (2.52%) Objective-C
10 5 (2.10%) C#
11 2 (0.84%) PL/SQL
12 1 (0.42%) Bash Shell
12 1 (0.42%) Embedded C
12 1 (0.42%) R
Qualifications
1 18 (7.56%) Degree
2 16 (6.72%) Security Cleared
3 13 (5.46%) ISEB
4 10 (4.20%) CISSP
4 10 (4.20%) ISTQB
5 8 (3.36%) AWS Certification
5 8 (3.36%) ITIL Certification
6 7 (2.94%) CISM
7 6 (2.52%) SC Cleared
8 3 (1.26%) CISA
9 2 (0.84%) CESG Certified Professional
9 2 (0.84%) CISMP
9 2 (0.84%) ISEB Practitioner
9 2 (0.84%) ISO 27001 Lead Auditor
9 2 (0.84%) PhD
9 2 (0.84%) TOGAF Certification
10 1 (0.42%) (ISC)2 CCSP
10 1 (0.42%) APMP
10 1 (0.42%) CEH
10 1 (0.42%) ISSAP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (7.56%) PMO
2 11 (4.62%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 10 (4.20%) GDPR
4 8 (3.36%) ISO/IEC 27005
4 8 (3.36%) SLA
5 3 (1.26%) Data Quality
5 3 (1.26%) ISO 9001
5 3 (1.26%) QA
6 2 (0.84%) ISO/IEC 20000
7 1 (0.42%) HIPAA
7 1 (0.42%) MISRA
7 1 (0.42%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 9 (3.78%) Docker
2 3 (1.26%) vCloud
2 3 (1.26%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.42%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 12 (5.04%) HP ALM
2 11 (4.62%) Puppet
3 9 (3.78%) Marathon
4 6 (2.52%) Ansible
4 6 (2.52%) Opscode Chef
4 6 (2.52%) Terraform
5 1 (0.42%) HP Quality Center
5 1 (0.42%) Kubernetes
5 1 (0.42%) Prometheus
Vendors
1 28 (11.76%) Remedy
2 13 (5.46%) HP
2 13 (5.46%) Oracle
3 11 (4.62%) Google
4 10 (4.20%) Microsoft
5 6 (2.52%) Apple
6 4 (1.68%) ArcSight
7 3 (1.26%) Casewise
7 3 (1.26%) Salesforce.com
7 3 (1.26%) Splunk
7 3 (1.26%) VMware
8 2 (0.84%) CA
8 2 (0.84%) SAP
9 1 (0.42%) Cognos
9 1 (0.42%) CyberArk
9 1 (0.42%) EMC
9 1 (0.42%) PagerDuty
9 1 (0.42%) SmartCo
9 1 (0.42%) Twitter