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 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Smart Metering
UK
3 months to
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 737 753 923
Rank change year-on-year +16 +170  
Permanent jobs citing Smart Meter 133 160 65
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.15% 0.16% 0.059%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.36% 0.39% 0.14%
Number of salaries quoted 99 127 41
Median salary £46,500 £54,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -14.67% +9.00%  
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £34,055 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £68,000 £80,000 £85,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £50,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year -10.00% +33.33%  

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 37430 40744 45349
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 42.00% 41.43% 40.90%
Number of salaries quoted 29307 33318 36173
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 £29,010 £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 June 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 June 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 +23 129 £47,000 -12.96% 18
London +3 40 £60,000 +4.34% 4
North West -27 22 £45,000 +45.16% 2
South East +46 17 £52,500 +5.00% 7
West Yorkshire +20 17 £50,000 -16.66% 2
Yorkshire +15 17 £50,000 -16.66% 2
Leeds +12 17 £50,000 -16.66% 2
East Midlands +25 14 £37,500 +10.11% 2
West Midlands -19 14 £34,500 -31.00%
Lancashire +5 12 £42,500 +37.09% 1
Hampshire +8 10 £62,500 -21.87% 1
Chorley +7 10 £42,500 +37.09% 1
Warwick +4 9 £34,500 -31.00%
Warwickshire -9 9 £34,500 -31.00%
Nottingham +6 8 - - 1
Nottinghamshire +4 8 - - 1
Cheshire - 7 £65,000 - 1
Berkshire +29 4 £40,000 - 3
Birmingham +7 4 £50,750 +45.00%
Winchester -1 4 £49,500 +12.50%
Chesterfield - 4 £37,500 - 1
Derbyshire - 4 £37,500 - 1
Manchester - 3 £50,000 -
Midlands - 3 £40,000 - 2
Surrey +30 2 £55,750 -3.04% 3
Leatherhead +6 2 £55,750 - 3
Northampton - 2 - -
Northamptonshire - 2 - -
Runcorn - 2 £65,000 -
Bolton - 2 £50,000 -

For the 6 months to 23 June 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 63 (26.36%) Agile Software Development
2 62 (25.94%) Telecoms
3 54 (22.59%) Analytical Skills
4 48 (20.08%) Stakeholder Management
5 43 (17.99%) Java
6 38 (15.90%) Finance
7 37 (15.48%) Smart Energy
8 36 (15.06%) Change Management
9 33 (13.81%) Process Management
10 31 (12.97%) Test Automation
11 29 (12.13%) Degree
12 28 (11.72%) Spring
13 26 (10.88%) Scrum
14 25 (10.46%) Project Management
14 25 (10.46%) Service Management
15 24 (10.04%) Linux
15 24 (10.04%) TDD
15 24 (10.04%) AngularJS
15 24 (10.04%) DevOps
16 23 (9.62%) ISO/IEC 27001
16 23 (9.62%) JavaScript
17 22 (9.21%) OO
17 22 (9.21%) Business Analysis
17 22 (9.21%) Pair Programming
17 22 (9.21%) CQRS
17 22 (9.21%) Apache Flex
17 22 (9.21%) Java EE
18 21 (8.79%) ITIL
19 20 (8.37%) SQL
20 18 (7.53%) HP

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 (2.51%) JBoss
1 6 (2.51%) Tomcat
2 4 (1.67%) Oracle HTTP Server
3 2 (0.84%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 2 (0.84%) WebLogic
4 1 (0.42%) Apache
4 1 (0.42%) Apache Spark
Applications
1 15 (6.28%) Microsoft Office
2 11 (4.60%) Microsoft Excel
3 8 (3.35%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 4 (1.67%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.42%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 3 (1.26%) Primavera
2 2 (0.84%) Remedy ITSM
3 1 (0.42%) Odoo
3 1 (0.42%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 10 (4.18%) Amazon AWS
2 9 (3.77%) Amazon EC2
2 9 (3.77%) Cloud Computing
2 9 (3.77%) SaaS
3 1 (0.42%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 9 (3.77%) TCP/IP
2 8 (3.35%) 4G
2 8 (3.35%) ZigBee
3 7 (2.93%) HTTP
3 7 (2.93%) Wireless
4 3 (1.26%) Internet
4 3 (1.26%) IPsec
4 3 (1.26%) SSL
5 2 (0.84%) HTTPS
5 2 (0.84%) Intrusion Detection
5 2 (0.84%) WAN
6 1 (0.42%) BGP
6 1 (0.42%) GPRS
6 1 (0.42%) GSM
6 1 (0.42%) IPv6
6 1 (0.42%) MPLS
6 1 (0.42%) OSPF
6 1 (0.42%) SMS
6 1 (0.42%) UMTS
6 1 (0.42%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (4.18%) PostgreSQL
2 9 (3.77%) Amazon RDS
2 9 (3.77%) InfluxDB
3 6 (2.51%) RDBMS
3 6 (2.51%) Relational Database
4 4 (1.67%) Big Data
5 3 (1.26%) Data Mining
5 3 (1.26%) Data Warehouse
5 3 (1.26%) Oracle Reports
6 2 (0.84%) Hadoop
6 2 (0.84%) MySQL
6 2 (0.84%) SQL Server
7 1 (0.42%) Apache Hive
7 1 (0.42%) Oracle Database
7 1 (0.42%) Pentaho
7 1 (0.42%) QlikView
7 1 (0.42%) Redis
7 1 (0.42%) SQL Server 2014
7 1 (0.42%) SQL Server 2016
7 1 (0.42%) Tick Data
Development Applications
1 6 (2.51%) Subversion
2 4 (1.67%) Artifactory
2 4 (1.67%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 4 (1.67%) Checkstyle
2 4 (1.67%) FindBugs
2 4 (1.67%) JUnit
3 2 (0.84%) Git (software)
3 2 (0.84%) JIRA
3 2 (0.84%) Maven
4 1 (0.42%) Jenkins
4 1 (0.42%) Selenium
4 1 (0.42%) TestDirector
General
1 62 (25.94%) Telecoms
2 38 (15.90%) Finance
3 15 (6.28%) Billing
4 7 (2.93%) Retail
5 5 (2.09%) Back Office
6 3 (1.26%) Legal
7 2 (0.84%) Banking
7 2 (0.84%) Marketing
8 1 (0.42%) Games
8 1 (0.42%) Law
Job Titles
1 58 (24.27%) Analyst
2 29 (12.13%) Developer
3 24 (10.04%) Architect
3 24 (10.04%) Java Developer
4 22 (9.21%) JavaScript Developer
5 21 (8.79%) Business Analyst
6 17 (7.11%) Project Manager
6 17 (7.11%) Test Analyst
7 12 (5.02%) Smart Metering Business Analyst
8 11 (4.60%) Lead Architect
9 10 (4.18%) Consultant
10 9 (3.77%) Operations Engineer
10 9 (3.77%) Technical Engineer
10 9 (3.77%) Technical Operations Engineer
11 8 (3.35%) Solutions Architect
12 7 (2.93%) Network Analyst
13 6 (2.51%) Senior Systems Engineer
13 6 (2.51%) Smart Metering Engineer
13 6 (2.51%) Systems Engineer
14 5 (2.09%) Smart Metering Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (11.72%) Spring
2 24 (10.04%) AngularJS
3 22 (9.21%) Apache Flex
3 22 (9.21%) Java EE
4 13 (5.44%) Web Services
5 9 (3.77%) Elastic Stack
5 9 (3.77%) Node.js
6 7 (2.93%) 802.1X
7 5 (2.09%) LAMP
8 4 (1.67%) ActiveMQ
8 4 (1.67%) Apache Camel
8 4 (1.67%) Middleware
8 4 (1.67%) XML
9 2 (0.84%) Apache Wicket
9 2 (0.84%) JSP
9 2 (0.84%) Servlets
9 2 (0.84%) Spring Integration
9 2 (0.84%) Spring MVC
9 2 (0.84%) Struts
9 2 (0.84%) Velocity
Miscellaneous
1 54 (22.59%) Analytical Skills
2 37 (15.48%) Smart Energy
3 14 (5.86%) Management Information System
4 9 (3.77%) Hybrid Cloud
5 8 (3.35%) PKI
6 7 (2.93%) CESG
7 5 (2.09%) Data Centre
8 4 (1.67%) Algorithms
8 4 (1.67%) Virtual Team
9 2 (0.84%) Internet of Things
9 2 (0.84%) Security Operations Centre
9 2 (0.84%) Smart City
9 2 (0.84%) Smart Home
10 1 (0.42%) Computer Science
10 1 (0.42%) Data Structures
10 1 (0.42%) Greenfield Project
10 1 (0.42%) Machine to Machine
10 1 (0.42%) Mobile App
10 1 (0.42%) Social Media
10 1 (0.42%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 24 (10.04%) Linux
2 10 (4.18%) Windows
3 9 (3.77%) Ubuntu
4 5 (2.09%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 3 (1.26%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 63 (26.36%) Agile Software Development
2 48 (20.08%) Stakeholder Management
3 36 (15.06%) Change Management
4 33 (13.81%) Process Management
5 31 (12.97%) Test Automation
6 26 (10.88%) Scrum
7 25 (10.46%) Project Management
7 25 (10.46%) Service Management
8 24 (10.04%) DevOps
8 24 (10.04%) TDD
9 22 (9.21%) Business Analysis
9 22 (9.21%) CQRS
9 22 (9.21%) OO
9 22 (9.21%) Pair Programming
10 21 (8.79%) ITIL
11 17 (7.11%) Analytics
11 17 (7.11%) Incident Management
12 16 (6.69%) Information Security
12 16 (6.69%) Software Engineering
13 14 (5.86%) Systems Analysis
Programming Languages
1 43 (17.99%) Java
2 23 (9.62%) JavaScript
3 20 (8.37%) SQL
4 14 (5.86%) Python
5 7 (2.93%) C++
6 6 (2.51%) Bash Shell
6 6 (2.51%) C
6 6 (2.51%) Ruby
7 4 (1.67%) VB
8 2 (0.84%) C#
9 1 (0.42%) Embedded C++
9 1 (0.42%) PL/SQL
9 1 (0.42%) Scala
Qualifications
1 29 (12.13%) Degree
2 14 (5.86%) ISEB
3 13 (5.44%) Cisco Certification
4 12 (5.02%) ISTQB
5 11 (4.60%) CISSP
6 9 (3.77%) Security Cleared
7 8 (3.35%) CISM
8 7 (2.93%) SC Cleared
9 6 (2.51%) CCNA
9 6 (2.51%) RHCE
9 6 (2.51%) RHCSA
10 5 (2.09%) (ISC)2 CCSP
10 5 (2.09%) CCSA
10 5 (2.09%) CCSP
10 5 (2.09%) CESG Certified Professional
10 5 (2.09%) CISA
11 4 (1.67%) PRINCE2 Certification
12 2 (0.84%) ISO 27001 Lead Auditor
12 2 (0.84%) ITIL Certification
12 2 (0.84%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (9.62%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 10 (4.18%) PMO
3 6 (2.51%) PCI DSS
4 4 (1.67%) Cyber Essentials
4 4 (1.67%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
4 4 (1.67%) ISO 14001
4 4 (1.67%) QA
5 3 (1.26%) Data Quality
5 3 (1.26%) ISO 22301
5 3 (1.26%) ISO/IEC 20000
6 2 (0.84%) FIPS 140-2
6 2 (0.84%) ISO/IEC 27005
7 1 (0.42%) BS25999
7 1 (0.42%) GDPR
7 1 (0.42%) ISO/IEC 15288
7 1 (0.42%) SLA
System Software
1 9 (3.77%) Docker
2 4 (1.67%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 9 (3.77%) Consul
1 9 (3.77%) Icinga
1 9 (3.77%) Nagios
1 9 (3.77%) Puppet
2 1 (0.42%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (0.42%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 18 (7.53%) HP
2 15 (6.28%) Red Hat
3 11 (4.60%) Oracle
4 10 (4.18%) Remedy
5 9 (3.77%) AppDynamics
5 9 (3.77%) New Relic
6 8 (3.35%) Siemens
7 6 (2.51%) VMware
8 3 (1.26%) Arqiva
8 3 (1.26%) CA
8 3 (1.26%) Microsoft
8 3 (1.26%) TOWER Software
9 2 (0.84%) ArcSight
9 2 (0.84%) BMC
9 2 (0.84%) Cisco
9 2 (0.84%) Ericsson
9 2 (0.84%) Nokia
9 2 (0.84%) Splunk
10 1 (0.42%) Algorithmics
10 1 (0.42%) Salesforce.com
London
Stott & May
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Chorley, Lancashire
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £40-£50k + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
CGI
Salary: £60000 - £90000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Hampshire
Venturi
Salary: £60000 - £65000.00 per annum + Bonus and benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
West London
Client Server
Salary: £60k to £75k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Stevenage, Hertfordshire
Parallel Consulting
Salary: £45000 - £48000 per annum + car allowance, + bens
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Ampersand Consulting
Salary: £80000 - £90000 per annum + Car Allowance, Bonus, Benefits
Posted: 19 days ago
Cheshire
Ampersand Consulting
Salary: £80000 - £90000 per annum + Car Allowance, Bonus, Benefits
Posted: 19 days ago
Reading
Montash Limited
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + car allowance and benefits
Posted: 8 days ago
Leatherhead, Surrey
CGI
Posted: 22 days ago
Leatherhead, Surrey
CGI
Posted: 22 days ago
Leatherhead, Surrey
CGI
Posted: 23 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Head Resourcing
Salary: £90000 - £100000 per annum + Car, Pension, Health - Neg
Posted: 3 days ago
Chesterfield
Hays Specialist Recruitment
Salary: £35000.00 - £40000.00 per annum
Posted: 24 days ago
London
Ampersand Consulting
Salary: £70000 per annum + £7000 Car Allowance, Bonus, Benefits
Posted: 24 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
CGI
Salary: £45000 - £70000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 18 days ago
Leeds
Hays Specialist Recruitment
Salary: £80000.00 - £100000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 21 days ago