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 3 months to 23 May 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Smart Metering
UK
3 months to
23 May 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 744 777 892
Rank change year-on-year +33 +115  
Permanent jobs citing Smart Meter 119 162 75
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.14% 0.16% 0.069%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.34% 0.39% 0.17%
Number of salaries quoted 96 135 52
Median salary £45,000 £57,500 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -21.73% +9.52%  
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,600 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £80,000 £79,500
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £57,500 £49,342
% change year-on-year -30.43% +16.53%  

Smart Meter is in the generic IT skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills.

Generic IT Skills
UK
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 35305 41561 44108
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 41.45% 42.19% 40.77%
Number of salaries quoted 28146 33794 34964
Median salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.26%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £75,000 £77,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +6.25%  

Smart Meter
Job Vacancy Trend

The job posting trend of jobs advertised citing Smart Meter as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Miscellaneous category.

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 3 months to 23 May 2017.

Salary histogram for Smart Meter in the UK

Smart Meter
Top 30 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 3 months to 23 May 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +23 114 £45,000 -21.73% 20
London +50 43 £60,000 +4.34% 6
West Yorkshire +34 22 £41,250 -34.00%
Yorkshire +31 22 £41,250 -34.00% 1
Leeds +27 22 £41,250 -34.00%
South East +56 17 £40,000 -30.43% 5
North West -32 12 £40,000 +29.03% 3
West Midlands -16 11 £47,500 -17.39% 1
Berkshire +25 8 £40,000 -14.43% 3
Chorley +2 8 £40,000 +29.03% 1
Lancashire -1 8 £40,000 +29.03% 1
Hampshire +28 7 £38,250 -52.18%
East Midlands +18 6 £37,500 +108.33% 3
Winchester +15 6 £36,500 -27.00%
Birmingham +13 6 £50,750 +1.50%
Warwick +4 4 £34,500 -40.00% 1
Warwickshire -7 4 £34,500 -40.00% 1
Cheshire - 4 £65,000 - 2
Midlands - 3 £40,000 -
Derbyshire - 3 £37,500 - 3
Chesterfield - 3 £37,500 - 3
Northampton - 2 - -
Runcorn - 2 £65,000 -
Northamptonshire - 2 - -
Surrey +32 1 - - 2
Slough +13 1 - -
Reading +13 1 - - 3
Nottingham +1 1 £75,000 +100.00%
Nottinghamshire 0 1 £75,000 +316.66%
Staines 0 1 - -

For the 6 months to 23 May 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 77 (31.95%) Agile Software Development
2 66 (27.39%) Telecoms
3 51 (21.16%) Analytical Skills
4 44 (18.26%) Stakeholder Management
5 37 (15.35%) Java
6 34 (14.11%) Process Management
7 33 (13.69%) Spring
7 33 (13.69%) Test Automation
8 32 (13.28%) Smart Energy
8 32 (13.28%) JavaScript
9 31 (12.86%) Finance
10 28 (11.62%) Scrum
10 28 (11.62%) Service Management
11 25 (10.37%) AngularJS
12 24 (9.96%) TDD
12 24 (9.96%) Business Analysis
12 24 (9.96%) Degree
12 24 (9.96%) Change Management
13 23 (9.54%) Pair Programming
14 22 (9.13%) OO
14 22 (9.13%) CQRS
14 22 (9.13%) Apache Flex
14 22 (9.13%) Java EE
15 20 (8.30%) Project Management
16 19 (7.88%) Microsoft Office
17 18 (7.47%) Linux
17 18 (7.47%) DevOps
18 17 (7.05%) ITIL
19 16 (6.64%) Python
19 16 (6.64%) Microsoft Excel

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 6 (2.49%) JBoss
1 6 (2.49%) Tomcat
2 4 (1.66%) Oracle HTTP Server
3 3 (1.24%) Apache Spark
4 2 (0.83%) Mule
4 2 (0.83%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 2 (0.83%) WebLogic
5 1 (0.41%) Apache
5 1 (0.41%) SharePoint
Applications
1 19 (7.88%) Microsoft Office
2 16 (6.64%) Microsoft Excel
3 8 (3.32%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 8 (3.32%) MS Visio
4 2 (0.83%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 3 (1.24%) Primavera
2 2 (0.83%) Remedy ITSM
3 1 (0.41%) Odoo
3 1 (0.41%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 11 (4.56%) SaaS
2 7 (2.90%) Amazon AWS
3 4 (1.66%) Amazon EC2
3 4 (1.66%) Cloud Computing
4 3 (1.24%) AWS CloudFormation
5 1 (0.41%) Amazon CloudWatch
5 1 (0.41%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 8 (3.32%) 4G
2 7 (2.90%) HTTP
2 7 (2.90%) Wireless
3 6 (2.49%) ZigBee
4 4 (1.66%) Internet
4 4 (1.66%) TCP/IP
5 3 (1.24%) IPsec
5 3 (1.24%) SSL
6 2 (0.83%) HTTPS
6 2 (0.83%) Intrusion Detection
7 1 (0.41%) BGP
7 1 (0.41%) Cisco Nexus
7 1 (0.41%) DAB
7 1 (0.41%) Diameter Protocol
7 1 (0.41%) Firewall
7 1 (0.41%) ICMP
7 1 (0.41%) IPv6
7 1 (0.41%) MPLS
7 1 (0.41%) OSPF
7 1 (0.41%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (2.49%) Big Data
2 4 (1.66%) Amazon RDS
2 4 (1.66%) Apache Cassandra
2 4 (1.66%) Data Mining
2 4 (1.66%) Hadoop
2 4 (1.66%) InfluxDB
2 4 (1.66%) MySQL
2 4 (1.66%) PostgreSQL
3 3 (1.24%) Oracle Reports
3 3 (1.24%) SQL Server
3 3 (1.24%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 3 (1.24%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 2 (0.83%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
4 2 (0.83%) Power BI
5 1 (0.41%) Apache Hive
5 1 (0.41%) Oracle Database
5 1 (0.41%) QlikView
5 1 (0.41%) Redis
5 1 (0.41%) SQL Server 2016
5 1 (0.41%) Tick Data
Development Applications
1 7 (2.90%) JUnit
2 5 (2.07%) Jenkins
3 4 (1.66%) Artifactory
3 4 (1.66%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 4 (1.66%) Checkstyle
3 4 (1.66%) FindBugs
3 4 (1.66%) Subversion
4 3 (1.24%) Maven
5 2 (0.83%) Git (software)
5 2 (0.83%) JIRA
5 2 (0.83%) Sonatype Nexus
5 2 (0.83%) Vagrant
6 1 (0.41%) Selenium
General
1 66 (27.39%) Telecoms
2 31 (12.86%) Finance
3 14 (5.81%) Billing
4 9 (3.73%) Retail
5 4 (1.66%) Games
6 3 (1.24%) Back Office
6 3 (1.24%) Legal
7 2 (0.83%) Banking
8 1 (0.41%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 53 (21.99%) Analyst
2 33 (13.69%) Developer
3 28 (11.62%) Business Analyst
4 27 (11.20%) Java Developer
5 24 (9.96%) Architect
6 22 (9.13%) JavaScript Developer
7 18 (7.47%) Project Manager
8 15 (6.22%) Test Analyst
9 11 (4.56%) Smart Metering Business Analyst
10 10 (4.15%) Consultant
10 10 (4.15%) Lead Architect
11 9 (3.73%) Solutions Architect
12 8 (3.32%) DevOps Engineer
13 7 (2.90%) Network Analyst
13 7 (2.90%) Technical Leader
14 6 (2.49%) Smart Metering Engineer
15 5 (2.07%) IT Manager
15 5 (2.07%) Smart Metering Architect
15 5 (2.07%) Smart Metering Consultant
15 5 (2.07%) UAT Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 33 (13.69%) Spring
2 25 (10.37%) AngularJS
3 22 (9.13%) Apache Flex
3 22 (9.13%) Java EE
4 12 (4.98%) Web Services
5 10 (4.15%) HTML
6 7 (2.90%) 802.1X
6 7 (2.90%) CSS
7 6 (2.49%) ActiveMQ
7 6 (2.49%) Apache Camel
7 6 (2.49%) Node.js
8 5 (2.07%) LAMP
8 5 (2.07%) XML
9 4 (1.66%) Elastic Stack
9 4 (1.66%) JMS
9 4 (1.66%) Kafka
9 4 (1.66%) Middleware
9 4 (1.66%) REST
9 4 (1.66%) RESTful
10 3 (1.24%) Django
Miscellaneous
1 51 (21.16%) Analytical Skills
2 32 (13.28%) Smart Energy
3 15 (6.22%) Management Information System
4 7 (2.90%) CESG
5 6 (2.49%) Algorithms
5 6 (2.49%) PKI
6 5 (2.07%) Data Centre
7 4 (1.66%) Hybrid Cloud
7 4 (1.66%) Machine to Machine
8 3 (1.24%) Data Structures
8 3 (1.24%) Greenfield Project
8 3 (1.24%) Internet of Things
8 3 (1.24%) Mobile App
8 3 (1.24%) Smart City
9 2 (0.83%) Arduino
9 2 (0.83%) Raspberry Pi
9 2 (0.83%) Security Operations Centre
9 2 (0.83%) Smart Home
9 2 (0.83%) Virtual Team
10 1 (0.41%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 18 (7.47%) Linux
2 8 (3.32%) Ubuntu
3 5 (2.07%) Windows
4 4 (1.66%) CentOS
4 4 (1.66%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 77 (31.95%) Agile Software Development
2 44 (18.26%) Stakeholder Management
3 34 (14.11%) Process Management
4 33 (13.69%) Test Automation
5 28 (11.62%) Scrum
5 28 (11.62%) Service Management
6 24 (9.96%) Business Analysis
6 24 (9.96%) Change Management
6 24 (9.96%) TDD
7 23 (9.54%) Pair Programming
8 22 (9.13%) CQRS
8 22 (9.13%) OO
9 20 (8.30%) Project Management
10 18 (7.47%) DevOps
11 17 (7.05%) ITIL
12 16 (6.64%) Prototyping
13 15 (6.22%) Software Engineering
13 15 (6.22%) Waterfall
14 14 (5.81%) Creative Problem-Solving
15 13 (5.39%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 37 (15.35%) Java
2 32 (13.28%) JavaScript
3 16 (6.64%) Python
4 7 (2.90%) SQL
5 5 (2.07%) Bash Shell
5 5 (2.07%) Scala
6 4 (1.66%) Ruby
6 4 (1.66%) VB
7 2 (0.83%) C#
7 2 (0.83%) C++
7 2 (0.83%) Groovy
7 2 (0.83%) T-SQL
7 2 (0.83%) VBA
8 1 (0.41%) C
8 1 (0.41%) Embedded C++
8 1 (0.41%) Perl
8 1 (0.41%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 24 (9.96%) Degree
2 10 (4.15%) ISTQB
3 9 (3.73%) ISEB
4 6 (2.49%) CESG Certified Professional
4 6 (2.49%) Cisco Certification
5 5 (2.07%) CISSP
6 4 (1.66%) (ISC)2 CCSP
6 4 (1.66%) CCSA
6 4 (1.66%) CCSP
6 4 (1.66%) CISM
6 4 (1.66%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 2 (0.83%) PhD
7 2 (0.83%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 1 (0.41%) CCNP
8 1 (0.41%) CISA
8 1 (0.41%) HND
8 1 (0.41%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
8 1 (0.41%) ITIL Certification
8 1 (0.41%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (5.39%) PMO
2 10 (4.15%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 4 (1.66%) Cyber Essentials
3 4 (1.66%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
3 4 (1.66%) ISO 14001
4 3 (1.24%) ISO22301
5 2 (0.83%) FIPS 140-2
5 2 (0.83%) QA
6 1 (0.41%) BS25999
6 1 (0.41%) Data Quality
6 1 (0.41%) GDPR
6 1 (0.41%) ISO/IEC 12207
6 1 (0.41%) ISO/IEC 17799
6 1 (0.41%) ISO/IEC 20000
6 1 (0.41%) SLA
System Software
1 9 (3.73%) Docker
2 6 (2.49%) Firmware
3 2 (0.83%) VirtualBox
3 2 (0.83%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 6 (2.49%) Consul
1 6 (2.49%) Nagios
1 6 (2.49%) Puppet
2 4 (1.66%) Icinga
3 3 (1.24%) Terraform
4 2 (0.83%) Docker Swarm
4 2 (0.83%) Kubernetes
4 2 (0.83%) Mesos
4 2 (0.83%) StatsD
4 2 (0.83%) yum
5 1 (0.41%) Ansible
5 1 (0.41%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (0.41%) Salt
5 1 (0.41%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 16 (6.64%) HP
2 11 (4.56%) Oracle
3 9 (3.73%) Remedy
4 6 (2.49%) New Relic
5 5 (2.07%) Microsoft
6 4 (1.66%) AppDynamics
6 4 (1.66%) Red Hat
7 3 (1.24%) Arqiva
7 3 (1.24%) CA
7 3 (1.24%) Tableau
7 3 (1.24%) TOWER Software
8 2 (0.83%) ArcSight
8 2 (0.83%) BMC
8 2 (0.83%) Cisco
8 2 (0.83%) Ericsson
8 2 (0.83%) Nokia
8 2 (0.83%) Splunk
8 2 (0.83%) VMware
9 1 (0.41%) Salesforce.com
9 1 (0.41%) SAP
Cheshire
Ampersand Consulting
Salary: £70000 - £85000 per annum + £8500 car, £16000 bonus
Posted: 3 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
CGI
Salary: £60000 - £90000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Ampersand Consulting
Salary: £80000 - £90000 per annum + £8500 CAR, £16000 BONUS
Posted: 18 hours ago
Leatherhead, Surrey
CGI
Salary: £30000 - £38000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Leatherhead, Surrey
CGI
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ARM Ltd
Salary: Competitive Salary
Posted: 17 hours ago
West London
Client Server
Salary: £60k to £75k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Warwick, Warwickshire
First Utility
Posted: 4 days ago
Cheshire
Ampersand Consulting
Salary: £55000 - £80000 per annum
Posted: 11 days ago
Chorley, Lancashire
Verticality Ltd
Salary: to £45k plus benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Accenture
Salary: From £47,000 to £56,000 per annum
Posted: 11 days ago
Chesterfield
Hays Specialist Recruitment
Salary: £35000.00 - £40000.00 per annum
Posted: 27 days ago
Chesterfield
Hays Specialist Recruitment
Salary: £35000.00 - £40000.00 per annum
Posted: 27 days ago
Chesterfield
Hays Specialist Recruitment
Salary: £35000.00 - £40000.00 per annum
Posted: 21 days ago
London
Ampersand Consulting
Salary: £70000 per annum + £7000 Car Allowance, Bonus, Benefits
Posted: 18 days ago
London
Ampersand Consulting
Salary: £80000 per annum + £8000 CAR, £16000 BONUS
Posted: 15 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
CGI
Salary: £55000 - £70000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 20 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
CGI
Salary: £45000 - £70000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 17 days ago