The table below looks at the statistics for XMPP skills in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited XMPP over the 3 months to 20 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
20 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Extensible Messaging and Presence Protocol (XMPP) (Jabber)
Rank 849 810 837
Rank change year-on-year
-39 +27
Permanent jobs citing XMPP 54 54 46
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.047% 0.049% 0.039%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.12% 0.13% 0.095%
Number of salaries quoted 43 51 44
Average salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,200 £37,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £64,250
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £50,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +17.64%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category in permanent jobs advertised across the UK.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
44202 43004 48363
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 38.30% 39.41% 40.64%
Number of salaries quoted 37209 37256 42633
Average salary £42,500 £40,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.93% +1.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £28,500 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £62,500 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -

XMPP
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing XMPP within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

XMPP Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

XMPP
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing XMPP within the UK.

XMPP Salary Trend in the UK

XMPP
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing XMPP over the 3 months to 20 August 2014 within the UK.

XMPP Salary Histogram in the UK

XMPP
Top 19 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing XMPP within the UK over the 3 months to 20 August 2014. 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
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England -23 45 £53,000 +6.00% 12
London -4 38 £53,000 +6.00% 7
City of London +6 18 £53,000 -1.39% 5
South Wales - 9 £50,000 -
Wales - 9 £50,000 -
West Midlands +1 3 £50,000 - 2
South East -7 2 - - 2
Solihull - 2 - -
Reading -3 1 - - 1
Manchester -5 1 £37,000 -32.72%
East of England -8 1 £27,500 -38.88% 1
North West -11 1 £37,000 -32.72%
Berkshire -12 1 - - 1
Buckinghamshire - 1 - - 1
Shropshire - 1 £50,000 -
Bedfordshire - 1 £27,500 - 1
Luton - 1 £27,500 - 1
Cardiff - 1 £50,000 -
High Wycombe - 1 - -

XMPP
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, IT jobs within the UK citing XMPP also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited XMPP.

1 58 (68.24%) Cisco
2 33 (38.82%) Cisco CUCM
3 31 (36.47%) Lync
4 27 (31.76%) VoIP
5 26 (30.59%) Java
6 25 (29.41%) Cisco Certification
7 23 (27.06%) CCNP
8 22 (25.88%) Telecoms
9 21 (24.71%) Microsoft
9 21 (24.71%) Unified Communications
10 20 (23.53%) C
11 19 (22.35%) C++
12 18 (21.18%) ITIL
12 18 (21.18%) Android
13 17 (20.00%) Android Development
14 16 (18.82%) Mobile App
14 16 (18.82%) MS Excel
15 15 (17.65%) VMware
15 15 (17.65%) Robotium
15 15 (17.65%) Open Source
16 14 (16.47%) IP Telephony
17 13 (15.29%) Subversion
17 13 (15.29%) Handset
17 13 (15.29%) Git (software)
17 13 (15.29%) Cisco UCCX
18 12 (14.12%) Tandberg
18 12 (14.12%) Cisco IPT
18 12 (14.12%) Mobile Application Development
18 12 (14.12%) J2SE
18 12 (14.12%) Juniper

XMPP
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, IT jobs within the UK citing XMPP also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited XMPP. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 31 (36.47%) Lync
2 11 (12.94%) MS Exchange
3 10 (11.76%) Exchange Server 2010
4 6 (7.06%) SharePoint
5 2 (2.35%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 1 (1.18%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 16 (18.82%) MS Excel
2 7 (8.24%) MS Office
3 4 (4.71%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.18%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 27 (31.76%) VoIP
2 21 (24.71%) Unified Communications
3 14 (16.47%) IP Telephony
4 12 (14.12%) Cisco IPT
5 11 (12.94%) GSM
5 11 (12.94%) H.323
6 10 (11.76%) LAN
6 10 (11.76%) WAN
6 10 (11.76%) MGCP
7 6 (7.06%) Firewall
8 5 (5.88%) RTP
9 4 (4.71%) SCCP
9 4 (4.71%) VPN
10 2 (2.35%) DNS
10 2 (2.35%) MPLS
10 2 (2.35%) DSL
10 2 (2.35%) Wireless
10 2 (2.35%) SMTP
10 2 (2.35%) SNMP
10 2 (2.35%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (2.35%) MySQL
1 2 (2.35%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 15 (17.65%) Robotium
2 13 (15.29%) Subversion
2 13 (15.29%) Git (software)
3 7 (8.24%) JUnit
4 3 (3.53%) Maven
5 2 (2.35%) JIRA
5 2 (2.35%) Selenium
5 2 (2.35%) WebLOAD
5 2 (2.35%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 2 (2.35%) Cucumber
5 2 (2.35%) SoapUI
5 2 (2.35%) NeoLoad
6 1 (1.18%) Mercurial
General
1 22 (25.88%) Telecoms
2 8 (9.41%) Marketing
3 4 (4.71%) Retail
3 4 (4.71%) Finance
4 2 (2.35%) Law
5 1 (1.18%) Games
5 1 (1.18%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 26 (30.59%) Consultant
2 22 (25.88%) Developer
3 17 (20.00%) Android Developer
4 13 (15.29%) Voice Engineer
5 11 (12.94%) Java Developer
5 11 (12.94%) Cisco Engineer
6 9 (10.59%) Data Consultant
7 8 (9.41%) Pre Sales Consultant
7 8 (9.41%) Sales Consultant
7 8 (9.41%) Sales Engineer
7 8 (9.41%) Pre Sales Engineer
8 7 (8.24%) Cisco Voice Engineer
9 6 (7.06%) Server Engineer
10 5 (5.88%) Programmer
10 5 (5.88%) Senior Voice Engineer
11 4 (4.71%) Senior Communications Engineer
11 4 (4.71%) Java Programmer
11 4 (4.71%) Communications Engineer
12 3 (3.53%) Cisco Support
12 3 (3.53%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (14.12%) J2SE
2 11 (12.94%) JNI
3 7 (8.24%) XML
4 6 (7.06%) JSON
5 4 (4.71%) Java SE
5 4 (4.71%) J2EE
5 4 (4.71%) Spring
6 2 (2.35%) JMS
6 2 (2.35%) Velocity
6 2 (2.35%) .NET
6 2 (2.35%) Middleware
7 1 (1.18%) DOM
7 1 (1.18%) WebRTC
7 1 (1.18%) JAXP
7 1 (1.18%) JAXB
7 1 (1.18%) EJB
7 1 (1.18%) JSP
7 1 (1.18%) Servlets
7 1 (1.18%) Struts
Miscellaneous
1 16 (18.82%) Mobile App
2 15 (17.65%) Open Source
3 13 (15.29%) Handset
4 10 (11.76%) Computer Science
5 5 (5.88%) Video Conferencing
6 3 (3.53%) IVR
6 3 (3.53%) Statistics
7 2 (2.35%) Blog
8 1 (1.18%) Online Games
8 1 (1.18%) iPhone
8 1 (1.18%) Replication
8 1 (1.18%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 18 (21.18%) Android
2 8 (9.41%) Windows
3 7 (8.24%) Linux
4 6 (7.06%) Windows Server 2008
4 6 (7.06%) Windows Server 2012
5 4 (4.71%) UNIX
6 1 (1.18%) CentOS
6 1 (1.18%) Windows 7
6 1 (1.18%) Mac OS X
6 1 (1.18%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (21.18%) ITIL
2 17 (20.00%) Android Development
3 12 (14.12%) Mobile Application Development
4 8 (9.41%) Product Marketing
4 8 (9.41%) TDD
4 8 (9.41%) Software Engineering
5 6 (7.06%) SOA
6 5 (5.88%) OO
7 4 (4.71%) Configuration Management
8 3 (3.53%) Mobile Device Management
9 2 (2.35%) Kalman Filter
9 2 (2.35%) BDD
9 2 (2.35%) Continuous Integration
9 2 (2.35%) Service Delivery
9 2 (2.35%) Change Management
9 2 (2.35%) Data Security
9 2 (2.35%) Scrum
9 2 (2.35%) Agile Software Development
9 2 (2.35%) Benchmarking
9 2 (2.35%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 26 (30.59%) Java
2 20 (23.53%) C
3 19 (22.35%) C++
4 7 (8.24%) SQL
5 6 (7.06%) Python
6 4 (4.71%) Erlang
7 3 (3.53%) Bash Shell
8 1 (1.18%) PHP
Qualifications
1 25 (29.41%) Cisco Certification
2 23 (27.06%) CCNP
3 8 (9.41%) CCIE
4 7 (8.24%) CCVP
4 7 (8.24%) Degree
5 4 (4.71%) Security Cleared
5 4 (4.71%) CCNA
6 2 (2.35%) CISSP
7 1 (1.18%) CCDP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.35%) SLA
1 2 (2.35%) QA
System Software
1 9 (10.59%) Active Directory
2 6 (7.06%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (5.88%) VMware ESXi
4 2 (2.35%) Forefront TMG
4 2 (2.35%) UAG
5 1 (1.18%) Kamailio
5 1 (1.18%) Hyper-V
5 1 (1.18%) vSphere
5 1 (1.18%) Xen
Systems Management
1 33 (38.82%) Cisco CUCM
2 13 (15.29%) Cisco UCCX
3 7 (8.24%) Cisco UCCE
4 6 (7.06%) Backup Exec
5 2 (2.35%) HP Quality Center
5 2 (2.35%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 58 (68.24%) Cisco
2 21 (24.71%) Microsoft
3 15 (17.65%) VMware
4 12 (14.12%) Juniper
4 12 (14.12%) Tandberg
5 11 (12.94%) Google
5 11 (12.94%) Avaya
6 10 (11.76%) HP
7 6 (7.06%) Citrix
8 4 (4.71%) Fujitsu
9 2 (2.35%) SonicWALL
9 2 (2.35%) Polycom
9 2 (2.35%) Symantec
9 2 (2.35%) CheckPoint
10 1 (1.18%) Salesforce.com
10 1 (1.18%) Oracle
10 1 (1.18%) NetApp
10 1 (1.18%) Apple
10 1 (1.18%) Dell
10 1 (1.18%) EMC
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