Period
to 29 July 2017

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

Smart Metering
England > West Midlands
6 months to
29 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 305 257 313
Rank change year-on-year -48 +56 -25
Permanent jobs citing Smart Meter 18 97 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.18% 0.79% 0.12%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.47% 2.14% 0.37%
Number of salaries quoted 17 71 13
West Midlands median annual salary £34,500 £57,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -40.00% +64.29% -6.67%
10th Percentile £33,250 £35,000 £31,250
90th Percentile £55,250 £70,000 £38,750
England median annual salary £47,500 £55,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year -13.64% +10.00% -

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

Generic IT Skills
West Midlands
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 3820 4530 3804
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands 37.68% 36.91% 33.91%
Number of salaries quoted 3074 3304 3129
West Midlands median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +2.56% -2.50%
10th Percentile £23,750 £23,000 £22,500
90th Percentile £58,750 £65,000 £62,500
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%

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 29 July 2017.

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 29 July 2017. 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
Warwickshire -23 10 £34,500 -40.00% 1
Birmingham -1 7 £51,500 +42.07%
Solihull -31 1 - -
Smart Meter
England

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 across the West Midlands region with a requirement for Smart Meter.

1 14 (77.78%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (55.56%) Configuration Management
2 10 (55.56%) Software Engineering
2 10 (55.56%) Java
2 10 (55.56%) Linux
2 10 (55.56%) Puppet
2 10 (55.56%) Node.js
2 10 (55.56%) Docker
2 10 (55.56%) Microservices
3 9 (50.00%) AppDynamics
3 9 (50.00%) InfluxDB
3 9 (50.00%) DevOps
3 9 (50.00%) Icinga
3 9 (50.00%) Amazon RDS
3 9 (50.00%) Incident Management
3 9 (50.00%) Cloud Computing
3 9 (50.00%) Amazon EC2
3 9 (50.00%) Amazon AWS
3 9 (50.00%) Ubuntu
3 9 (50.00%) Capacity Planning
3 9 (50.00%) Web Services
3 9 (50.00%) TCP/IP
3 9 (50.00%) Red Hat
3 9 (50.00%) Nagios
3 9 (50.00%) New Relic
3 9 (50.00%) Hybrid Cloud
3 9 (50.00%) Elastic Stack
3 9 (50.00%) Consul
4 6 (33.33%) Project Management
5 5 (27.78%) CRM

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:

Applications
1 2 (11.11%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (5.56%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 9 (50.00%) Amazon AWS
1 9 (50.00%) Amazon EC2
1 9 (50.00%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 9 (50.00%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (50.00%) Amazon RDS
1 9 (50.00%) InfluxDB
2 1 (5.56%) Apache Cassandra
2 1 (5.56%) DTS
2 1 (5.56%) NoSQL
2 1 (5.56%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (5.56%) QlikView
2 1 (5.56%) Relational Database
2 1 (5.56%) SQL Server
2 1 (5.56%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (5.56%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (5.56%) Cucumber
1 1 (5.56%) Git (software)
1 1 (5.56%) JBehave
1 1 (5.56%) JUnit
General
1 4 (22.22%) Retail
2 1 (5.56%) Billing
Job Titles
1 9 (50.00%) Operations Engineer
1 9 (50.00%) Technical Engineer
1 9 (50.00%) Technical Operations Engineer
2 2 (11.11%) PMO Manager
2 2 (11.11%) Project Manager
3 1 (5.56%) Analyst
3 1 (5.56%) Applications Support
3 1 (5.56%) Business Analyst
3 1 (5.56%) Developer
3 1 (5.56%) Lead Developer
3 1 (5.56%) Lead Software Developer
3 1 (5.56%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (55.56%) Node.js
2 9 (50.00%) Elastic Stack
2 9 (50.00%) Web Services
3 1 (5.56%) ActiveMQ
3 1 (5.56%) Hibernate
3 1 (5.56%) HornetQ
3 1 (5.56%) JMS
3 1 (5.56%) Kafka
3 1 (5.56%) RESTful
3 1 (5.56%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 9 (50.00%) Hybrid Cloud
Operating Systems
1 10 (55.56%) Linux
2 9 (50.00%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (77.78%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (55.56%) Configuration Management
2 10 (55.56%) Microservices
2 10 (55.56%) Software Engineering
3 9 (50.00%) Capacity Planning
3 9 (50.00%) DevOps
3 9 (50.00%) Incident Management
4 6 (33.33%) Project Management
5 5 (27.78%) CRM
6 4 (22.22%) PRINCE2
7 3 (16.67%) Coaching
8 2 (11.11%) Line Management
8 2 (11.11%) Stakeholder Management
9 1 (5.56%) BDD
9 1 (5.56%) Continuous Integration
9 1 (5.56%) Dependency Injection
9 1 (5.56%) Mentoring
9 1 (5.56%) Scrum
9 1 (5.56%) Test Automation
9 1 (5.56%) Visualisation
Programming Languages
1 10 (55.56%) Java
2 1 (5.56%) Groovy
2 1 (5.56%) JavaScript
2 1 (5.56%) Ruby
2 1 (5.56%) Scala
2 1 (5.56%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 4 (22.22%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (22.22%) PMO
System Software
1 10 (55.56%) Docker
Systems Management
1 10 (55.56%) Puppet
2 9 (50.00%) Consul
2 9 (50.00%) Icinga
2 9 (50.00%) Nagios
3 1 (5.56%) Marathon
Vendors
1 9 (50.00%) AppDynamics
1 9 (50.00%) New Relic
1 9 (50.00%) Red Hat
2 1 (5.56%) Oracle
2 1 (5.56%) Zoomdata
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