Period
to 17 January 2018

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Smart Meter in permanent job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Smart Meter over the 6 months to 17 January 2018 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Smart Metering
England > West Midlands
6 months to
17 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 300 288 248
Rank change year-on-year -12 -40 +36
Permanent jobs citing Smart Meter 16 35 69
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.16% 0.33% 0.67%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.45% 0.91% 2.06%
Number of salaries quoted 9 9 42
West Midlands median annual salary £52,500 £52,500 £56,250
Median salary % change year-on-year - -6.67% +60.71%
10th Percentile £51,250 £31,000 £33,750
90th Percentile £83,750 £78,000 £70,675
England median annual salary £50,500 £56,500 £57,500
% change year-on-year -10.62% -1.74% +15.00%

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 advertised in the West Midlands with a requirement for generic IT skills.

All Generic IT Skills
West Midlands
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 3,530 3,831 3,344
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 36.23% 36.31% 32.57%
Number of salaries quoted 2,673 2,806 2,682
West Midlands median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
10th Percentile £23,750 £23,750 £23,500
90th Percentile £63,750 £62,500 £63,700
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £49,000
% change year-on-year - +2.04% +6.52%

Smart Meter
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

Job postings citing Smart Meter as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands.

Job vacancy trend for Smart Meter in the West Midlands

Smart Meter
Salary Trend in the West Midlands

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

Salary trend for Smart Meter in the West Midlands

Smart Meter
Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Smart Meter in the West Midlands over the 6 months to 17 January 2018.

Salary histogram for Smart Meter in the West Midlands

Smart Meter
Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Smart Meter within the West Midlands region over the 6 months to 17 January 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
Coventry - 7 £70,000 -
Warwickshire 0 6 £52,500 -30.00%
Birmingham +1 3 £82,500 +78.38%
Smart Meter
England

For the 6 months to 17 January 2018, 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 across the West Midlands region with a requirement for Smart Meter.

1 14 (87.50%) Retail
2 12 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
3 11 (68.75%) Scrum
3 11 (68.75%) PostgreSQL
3 11 (68.75%) Java
3 11 (68.75%) Oracle
3 11 (68.75%) JMS
3 11 (68.75%) Spring
3 11 (68.75%) Software Engineering
3 11 (68.75%) Continuous Integration
3 11 (68.75%) RESTful
3 11 (68.75%) Scala
3 11 (68.75%) Dependency Injection
3 11 (68.75%) Apache Cassandra
3 11 (68.75%) NoSQL
3 11 (68.75%) Docker
3 11 (68.75%) Coaching
3 11 (68.75%) Microservices
3 11 (68.75%) Continuous Delivery
3 11 (68.75%) Marathon
4 7 (43.75%) Billing
5 6 (37.50%) TDD
5 6 (37.50%) JBoss
5 6 (37.50%) Tomcat
5 6 (37.50%) ETL
5 6 (37.50%) SQL
5 6 (37.50%) MySQL
5 6 (37.50%) Hudson
5 6 (37.50%) MongoDB
5 6 (37.50%) Clojure

Smart Meter
Co-occurring IT Skills in the West Midlands 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 (37.50%) GlassFish
1 6 (37.50%) JBoss
1 6 (37.50%) Jetty
1 6 (37.50%) Tomcat
Communications & Networking
1 6 (37.50%) AMQP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (68.75%) Apache Cassandra
1 11 (68.75%) NoSQL
1 11 (68.75%) PostgreSQL
2 6 (37.50%) MongoDB
2 6 (37.50%) MySQL
3 5 (31.25%) QlikView
3 5 (31.25%) Relational Database
3 5 (31.25%) SQL Server
3 5 (31.25%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 5 (31.25%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 6 (37.50%) Hudson
1 6 (37.50%) Jenkins
2 5 (31.25%) Cucumber
2 5 (31.25%) Git (software)
2 5 (31.25%) JBehave
2 5 (31.25%) JUnit
General
1 14 (87.50%) Retail
2 7 (43.75%) Billing
3 1 (6.25%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 6 (37.50%) Principal Engineer
1 6 (37.50%) Principal Software Engineer
1 6 (37.50%) Software Engineer
2 5 (31.25%) Developer
2 5 (31.25%) Lead Developer
2 5 (31.25%) Lead Software Developer
2 5 (31.25%) Software Developer
3 3 (18.75%) Consultant
4 1 (6.25%) Analyst
4 1 (6.25%) Business Analyst
4 1 (6.25%) Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (68.75%) JMS
1 11 (68.75%) RESTful
1 11 (68.75%) Spring
2 6 (37.50%) Java EE
2 6 (37.50%) JAX-RS
2 6 (37.50%) JPA
2 6 (37.50%) REST
2 6 (37.50%) RESTEasy
2 6 (37.50%) Spring Boot
3 5 (31.25%) ActiveMQ
3 5 (31.25%) Hibernate
3 5 (31.25%) HornetQ
3 5 (31.25%) Kafka
3 5 (31.25%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 3 (18.75%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 5 (31.25%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (68.75%) Coaching
2 11 (68.75%) Continuous Delivery
2 11 (68.75%) Continuous Integration
2 11 (68.75%) Dependency Injection
2 11 (68.75%) Microservices
2 11 (68.75%) Scrum
2 11 (68.75%) Software Engineering
3 6 (37.50%) Data Transformation
3 6 (37.50%) ETL
3 6 (37.50%) TDD
3 6 (37.50%) Unit Testing
4 5 (31.25%) BDD
4 5 (31.25%) Configuration Management
4 5 (31.25%) Mentoring
4 5 (31.25%) Test Automation
4 5 (31.25%) Visualisation
5 1 (6.25%) Channel Management
5 1 (6.25%) Continuous Improvement
5 1 (6.25%) Cybersecurity
Programming Languages
1 11 (68.75%) Java
1 11 (68.75%) Scala
2 6 (37.50%) Clojure
2 6 (37.50%) SQL
3 5 (31.25%) Groovy
3 5 (31.25%) JavaScript
3 5 (31.25%) Ruby
3 5 (31.25%) Shell Script
System Software
1 11 (68.75%) Docker
Systems Management
1 11 (68.75%) Marathon
2 5 (31.25%) Puppet
Vendors
1 11 (68.75%) Oracle
2 5 (31.25%) Zoomdata