The first table below looks at the demand 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 28 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

Location
3 months to
28 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Extensible Messaging and Presence Protocol (XMPP) (Jabber)
Rank 871 825 846
Rank change year-on-year
-46 +21
Permanent jobs citing XMPP 42 57 50
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.036% 0.052% 0.042%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.092% 0.13% 0.10%
Number of salaries quoted 34 50 48
Average salary £52,500 £55,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.54% +22.22%
90% offered a salary of more than £46,500 £44,750 £25,025
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £72,750 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £50,000 £43,000
% change year-on-year
- +16.27%
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
45445 43020 48353
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 38.82% 39.55% 40.97%
Number of salaries quoted 38606 37296 42767
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £28,000 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £63,000 £60,000
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 28 July 2014 within the UK.

XMPP Salary Histogram in the UK

XMPP
Top 15 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 28 July 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 -48 35 £53,000 -3.63% 2
London -57 29 £54,000 -16.92% 2
City of London -9 15 £52,500 -12.50% 1
South Wales - 6 £50,000 -
Wales - 6 £50,000 -
West Midlands -12 4 £50,000 -
Solihull - 3 - -
Berkshire +10 1 - -
South East +5 1 - -
Cambridge -3 1 £41,000 -
Cambridgeshire -4 1 £41,000 -
Reading -10 1 - -
East of England -25 1 £41,000 -8.88%
Cardiff - 1 £50,000 -
Shropshire - 1 £50,000 -

XMPP
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 43 (59.72%) Cisco
2 30 (41.67%) Cisco CUCM
3 29 (40.28%) VoIP
4 28 (38.89%) Java
5 24 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
5 24 (33.33%) Telecoms
6 21 (29.17%) CCNP
6 21 (29.17%) C
7 20 (27.78%) Android
8 19 (26.39%) C++
9 17 (23.61%) ITIL
9 17 (23.61%) Android Development
10 16 (22.22%) Mobile App
10 16 (22.22%) Lync
10 16 (22.22%) Unified Communications
11 15 (20.83%) Open Source
11 15 (20.83%) Robotium
12 14 (19.44%) CCIE
12 14 (19.44%) H.323
13 13 (18.06%) MGCP
13 13 (18.06%) Handset
13 13 (18.06%) IP Telephony
13 13 (18.06%) Subversion
13 13 (18.06%) Git (software)
13 13 (18.06%) Cisco IPT
14 12 (16.67%) Mobile Application Development
14 12 (16.67%) J2SE
15 11 (15.28%) GSM
15 11 (15.28%) JNI
15 11 (15.28%) Google

XMPP
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 16 (22.22%) Lync
2 7 (9.72%) MS Exchange
3 6 (8.33%) Exchange Server 2010
4 3 (4.17%) SharePoint
5 2 (2.78%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 9 (12.50%) MS Excel
2 4 (5.56%) MS Visio
2 4 (5.56%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 29 (40.28%) VoIP
2 16 (22.22%) Unified Communications
3 14 (19.44%) H.323
4 13 (18.06%) MGCP
4 13 (18.06%) IP Telephony
4 13 (18.06%) Cisco IPT
5 11 (15.28%) GSM
6 9 (12.50%) WAN
6 9 (12.50%) LAN
7 6 (8.33%) Firewall
8 5 (6.94%) RTP
8 5 (6.94%) VPN
9 4 (5.56%) SCCP
10 3 (4.17%) tcpdump
10 3 (4.17%) Wireshark
10 3 (4.17%) SNMP
10 3 (4.17%) WLAN
11 2 (2.78%) CTI
11 2 (2.78%) MPLS
11 2 (2.78%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (5.56%) MySQL
2 2 (2.78%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 15 (20.83%) Robotium
2 13 (18.06%) Subversion
2 13 (18.06%) Git (software)
3 7 (9.72%) JUnit
4 3 (4.17%) Maven
5 2 (2.78%) NeoLoad
5 2 (2.78%) SoapUI
5 2 (2.78%) JIRA
5 2 (2.78%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 2 (2.78%) Selenium
5 2 (2.78%) WebLOAD
5 2 (2.78%) Cucumber
6 1 (1.39%) Mercurial
General
1 24 (33.33%) Telecoms
2 4 (5.56%) Finance
2 4 (5.56%) Retail
3 3 (4.17%) Marketing
4 2 (2.78%) Law
5 1 (1.39%) Games
5 1 (1.39%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 24 (33.33%) Developer
2 17 (23.61%) Android Developer
3 16 (22.22%) Voice Engineer
4 13 (18.06%) Consultant
4 13 (18.06%) Java Developer
5 11 (15.28%) Cisco Engineer
6 10 (13.89%) Cisco Voice Engineer
7 8 (11.11%) Senior Voice Engineer
8 5 (6.94%) Data Consultant
8 5 (6.94%) Programmer
9 4 (5.56%) Java Programmer
9 4 (5.56%) Communications Engineer
9 4 (5.56%) Cisco Support
9 4 (5.56%) Senior Communications Engineer
10 3 (4.17%) Sales Engineer
10 3 (4.17%) Pre Sales Engineer
10 3 (4.17%) Senior Cisco Engineer
10 3 (4.17%) Senior Cisco Support
10 3 (4.17%) Sales Consultant
10 3 (4.17%) Server Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (16.67%) J2SE
2 11 (15.28%) JNI
3 9 (12.50%) XML
4 6 (8.33%) JSON
5 4 (5.56%) J2EE
5 4 (5.56%) Spring
5 4 (5.56%) Java SE
6 2 (2.78%) Middleware
6 2 (2.78%) JMS
6 2 (2.78%) .NET
6 2 (2.78%) SOAP
6 2 (2.78%) REST
6 2 (2.78%) Ajax
6 2 (2.78%) Velocity
6 2 (2.78%) Dojo
7 1 (1.39%) WebRTC
7 1 (1.39%) Struts
7 1 (1.39%) DOM
7 1 (1.39%) EJB
7 1 (1.39%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 16 (22.22%) Mobile App
2 15 (20.83%) Open Source
3 13 (18.06%) Handset
4 7 (9.72%) Computer Science
5 5 (6.94%) Video Conferencing
6 3 (4.17%) Statistics
7 2 (2.78%) Blackberry
7 2 (2.78%) IVR
7 2 (2.78%) Smartphone
7 2 (2.78%) Blog
8 1 (1.39%) iPhone
8 1 (1.39%) iPad
8 1 (1.39%) Online Games
8 1 (1.39%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 20 (27.78%) Android
2 9 (12.50%) Linux
3 7 (9.72%) Windows
4 4 (5.56%) UNIX
5 3 (4.17%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (4.17%) Windows Server 2012
5 3 (4.17%) Windows Mobile
6 1 (1.39%) Windows 7
6 1 (1.39%) CentOS
6 1 (1.39%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (23.61%) ITIL
1 17 (23.61%) Android Development
2 12 (16.67%) Mobile Application Development
3 10 (13.89%) Software Engineering
4 8 (11.11%) TDD
5 6 (8.33%) SOA
6 5 (6.94%) OO
7 4 (5.56%) Configuration Management
8 3 (4.17%) Product Marketing
8 3 (4.17%) Mobile Device Management
8 3 (4.17%) Data Security
9 2 (2.78%) Benchmarking
9 2 (2.78%) Scrum
9 2 (2.78%) Agile Software Development
9 2 (2.78%) Project Planning
9 2 (2.78%) Continuous Integration
9 2 (2.78%) Performance Testing
9 2 (2.78%) Release Management
9 2 (2.78%) BDD
10 1 (1.39%) Network Management
Programming Languages
1 28 (38.89%) Java
2 21 (29.17%) C
3 19 (26.39%) C++
4 6 (8.33%) Python
5 4 (5.56%) SQL
5 4 (5.56%) Erlang
6 3 (4.17%) Bash Shell
7 2 (2.78%) JavaScript
8 1 (1.39%) PHP
Qualifications
1 24 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
2 21 (29.17%) CCNP
3 14 (19.44%) CCIE
4 10 (13.89%) CCVP
5 9 (12.50%) Degree
6 4 (5.56%) Security Cleared
7 3 (4.17%) CISSP
8 1 (1.39%) CCDP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.78%) QA
1 2 (2.78%) HL7
2 1 (1.39%) SLA
System Software
1 7 (9.72%) Active Directory
2 6 (8.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (6.94%) VMware ESXi
4 3 (4.17%) Forefront TMG
5 2 (2.78%) UAG
6 1 (1.39%) Hyper-V
6 1 (1.39%) Kamailio
6 1 (1.39%) vSphere
6 1 (1.39%) Xen
Systems Management
1 30 (41.67%) Cisco CUCM
2 8 (11.11%) Cisco UCCX
3 7 (9.72%) Cisco UCCE
4 3 (4.17%) Backup Exec
5 2 (2.78%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
5 2 (2.78%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 43 (59.72%) Cisco
2 11 (15.28%) Google
3 10 (13.89%) VMware
3 10 (13.89%) Microsoft
4 9 (12.50%) Juniper
5 8 (11.11%) Tandberg
6 7 (9.72%) Avaya
6 7 (9.72%) HP
7 4 (5.56%) Fujitsu
8 3 (4.17%) SonicWALL
8 3 (4.17%) CheckPoint
8 3 (4.17%) Citrix
9 2 (2.78%) Symantec
10 1 (1.39%) Polycom
10 1 (1.39%) Oracle
10 1 (1.39%) Dell
10 1 (1.39%) EMC
10 1 (1.39%) Salesforce.com
10 1 (1.39%) NetApp
10 1 (1.39%) Apple