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 19 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Extensible Messaging and Presence Protocol (XMPP) (Jabber)
Rank 837 834 862
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +28
Permanent jobs citing XMPP 65 42 39
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.057% 0.039% 0.034%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.15% 0.099% 0.083%
Number of salaries quoted 49 41 35
Average salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £29,700 £35,000 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £52,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £33,750 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+48.14% -20.58%

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
43211 42387 46827
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 37.75% 39.73% 40.41%
Number of salaries quoted 36321 36827 41116
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 £29,000 £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 19 September 2014 within the UK.

XMPP Salary Histogram in the UK

XMPP
Top 24 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 19 September 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 -5 56 £53,000 +6.00% 5
London -18 44 £53,000 +6.00% 2
City of London +23 20 £53,000 +0.95% 2
South Wales - 9 £50,000 -
Wales - 9 £50,000 -
South East - 6 £40,000 - 1
Berkshire - 4 £40,000 - 1
Reading - 4 £40,000 - 1
East of England -24 2 £27,500 -38.88% 1
Manchester - 2 £35,750 -
North West - 2 £35,750 -
Buckinghamshire - 1 - -
East Sussex - 1 £67,500 -
Essex - 1 - - 1
Shropshire - 1 £50,000 -
Bedfordshire - 1 £27,500 -
Luton - 1 £27,500 -
Brighton - 1 £67,500 -
Bristol - 1 £30,000 -
Cardiff - 1 £50,000 -
Colchester - 1 - - 1
High Wycombe - 1 - -
West Midlands - 1 £50,000 - 1
South West - 1 £30,000 -

XMPP
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 70 (72.92%) Cisco
2 39 (40.63%) Cisco CUCM
3 35 (36.46%) Lync
4 32 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
4 32 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
5 30 (31.25%) CCNP
6 26 (27.08%) Java
7 25 (26.04%) VoIP
8 24 (25.00%) Unified Communications
9 23 (23.96%) Cisco UCCX
9 23 (23.96%) Microsoft
10 22 (22.92%) ITIL
11 20 (20.83%) LAN
12 19 (19.79%) MS Excel
12 19 (19.79%) C++
12 19 (19.79%) Telecoms
13 18 (18.75%) C
14 17 (17.71%) WAN
14 17 (17.71%) Android
15 16 (16.67%) Android Development
16 14 (14.58%) Robotium
16 14 (14.58%) Mobile App
16 14 (14.58%) Cisco IPT
16 14 (14.58%) Juniper
16 14 (14.58%) VMware
16 14 (14.58%) Agile Software Development
17 13 (13.54%) Open Source
18 12 (12.50%) Tandberg
18 12 (12.50%) Git (software)
18 12 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2010

XMPP
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 35 (36.46%) Lync
2 12 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2010
2 12 (12.50%) MS Exchange
3 7 (7.29%) SharePoint
4 2 (2.08%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 2 (2.08%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 19 (19.79%) MS Excel
2 7 (7.29%) MS Office
3 4 (4.17%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.08%) Office 365
2 1 (1.04%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 25 (26.04%) VoIP
2 24 (25.00%) Unified Communications
3 20 (20.83%) LAN
4 17 (17.71%) WAN
5 14 (14.58%) Cisco IPT
6 12 (12.50%) IP Telephony
7 11 (11.46%) Firewall
7 11 (11.46%) Wireless
8 9 (9.38%) GSM
9 8 (8.33%) MPLS
9 8 (8.33%) H.323
10 7 (7.29%) VPLS
10 7 (7.29%) OSPF
10 7 (7.29%) BGP
10 7 (7.29%) EIGRP
10 7 (7.29%) MGCP
11 6 (6.25%) Cisco Nexus
12 5 (5.21%) RTP
13 4 (4.17%) SCCP
13 4 (4.17%) IPv6
Development Applications
1 14 (14.58%) Robotium
2 12 (12.50%) Subversion
2 12 (12.50%) Git (software)
3 8 (8.33%) JUnit
4 4 (4.17%) Maven
5 3 (3.13%) JIRA
5 3 (3.13%) Selenium
5 3 (3.13%) WebLOAD
5 3 (3.13%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 3 (3.13%) Cucumber
5 3 (3.13%) SoapUI
5 3 (3.13%) NeoLoad
6 1 (1.04%) Mercurial
General
1 19 (19.79%) Telecoms
2 8 (8.33%) Marketing
3 4 (4.17%) Retail
3 4 (4.17%) Finance
4 3 (3.13%) Pharmaceutical
5 2 (2.08%) Law
6 1 (1.04%) Games
Job Titles
1 29 (30.21%) Consultant
2 21 (21.88%) Developer
3 16 (16.67%) Android Developer
4 13 (13.54%) Cisco Engineer
5 10 (10.42%) Java Developer
5 10 (10.42%) Voice Engineer
6 9 (9.38%) Data Consultant
7 8 (8.33%) Sales Engineer
7 8 (8.33%) Pre Sales Engineer
7 8 (8.33%) Pre Sales Consultant
7 8 (8.33%) Sales Consultant
8 7 (7.29%) Cisco IPT Engineer
9 6 (6.25%) Programmer
9 6 (6.25%) Network Engineer
9 6 (6.25%) Server Engineer
10 5 (5.21%) Java Programmer
10 5 (5.21%) Communications Engineer
10 5 (5.21%) Senior Voice Engineer
10 5 (5.21%) Senior Cisco Engineer
11 4 (4.17%) Senior Cisco IPT Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (10.42%) J2SE
2 9 (9.38%) JNI
3 7 (7.29%) XML
4 6 (6.25%) JSON
5 5 (5.21%) Java SE
5 5 (5.21%) J2EE
6 4 (4.17%) Spring
7 3 (3.13%) JMS
7 3 (3.13%) Velocity
7 3 (3.13%) .NET
7 3 (3.13%) Middleware
8 1 (1.04%) DOM
8 1 (1.04%) WebRTC
8 1 (1.04%) JAXP
8 1 (1.04%) JAXB
8 1 (1.04%) EJB
8 1 (1.04%) JSP
8 1 (1.04%) Servlets
8 1 (1.04%) Struts
Miscellaneous
1 32 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
2 14 (14.58%) Mobile App
3 13 (13.54%) Open Source
4 11 (11.46%) Handset
5 10 (10.42%) Computer Science
6 9 (9.38%) Video Conferencing
7 2 (2.08%) Blog
7 2 (2.08%) IVR
7 2 (2.08%) Statistics
8 1 (1.04%) Wiki
8 1 (1.04%) Online Games
8 1 (1.04%) iPhone
8 1 (1.04%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 17 (17.71%) Android
2 7 (7.29%) Windows
3 6 (6.25%) Linux
3 6 (6.25%) Windows Server 2008
3 6 (6.25%) Windows Server 2012
4 4 (4.17%) UNIX
5 1 (1.04%) Windows 7
5 1 (1.04%) Mac OS X
5 1 (1.04%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (22.92%) ITIL
2 16 (16.67%) Android Development
3 14 (14.58%) Agile Software Development
4 10 (10.42%) Software Engineering
4 10 (10.42%) Mobile Application Development
5 9 (9.38%) TDD
6 8 (8.33%) Product Marketing
7 7 (7.29%) SOA
8 5 (5.21%) OO
9 4 (4.17%) Configuration Management
9 4 (4.17%) Mentoring
10 3 (3.13%) Coaching
10 3 (3.13%) Continuous Integration
10 3 (3.13%) BDD
10 3 (3.13%) Project Planning
10 3 (3.13%) Release Management
10 3 (3.13%) Performance Testing
10 3 (3.13%) Service Delivery
10 3 (3.13%) Benchmarking
10 3 (3.13%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 26 (27.08%) Java
2 19 (19.79%) C++
3 18 (18.75%) C
4 7 (7.29%) SQL
4 7 (7.29%) Python
5 4 (4.17%) Erlang
6 2 (2.08%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 32 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
2 30 (31.25%) CCNP
3 11 (11.46%) CCVP
4 10 (10.42%) Degree
5 6 (6.25%) CCNA
6 5 (5.21%) CCIE
7 4 (4.17%) CCDP
7 4 (4.17%) Security Cleared
8 1 (1.04%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.13%) SLA
1 3 (3.13%) QA
System Software
1 9 (9.38%) Active Directory
2 6 (6.25%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (4.17%) VMware ESXi
4 2 (2.08%) UAG
5 1 (1.04%) Forefront TMG
Systems Management
1 39 (40.63%) Cisco CUCM
2 23 (23.96%) Cisco UCCX
3 8 (8.33%) Cisco UCCE
4 6 (6.25%) Backup Exec
5 3 (3.13%) HP Quality Center
6 2 (2.08%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 70 (72.92%) Cisco
2 23 (23.96%) Microsoft
3 14 (14.58%) Juniper
3 14 (14.58%) VMware
4 12 (12.50%) Tandberg
5 11 (11.46%) Avaya
6 10 (10.42%) Google
6 10 (10.42%) HP
7 7 (7.29%) Riverbed
8 6 (6.25%) Citrix
9 4 (4.17%) Polycom
9 4 (4.17%) Fujitsu
10 3 (3.13%) Aruba
11 2 (2.08%) Symantec
12 1 (1.04%) SonicWALL
12 1 (1.04%) Dell
12 1 (1.04%) Apple
12 1 (1.04%) CheckPoint
12 1 (1.04%) Salesforce.com
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