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 27 February 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Extensible Messaging and Presence Protocol (XMPP) (Jabber)
Rank 800 844 814
Rank change year-on-year
+44 -30
Permanent jobs citing XMPP 81 48 59
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.076% 0.046% 0.055%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.20% 0.11% 0.13%
Number of salaries quoted 63 36 45
Average salary £60,000 £52,500 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% -
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £36,500 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £61,250 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+9.75% +2.50%

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
39968 42832 43850
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 37.34% 40.66% 40.92%
Number of salaries quoted 34186 35557 38647
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.26% +5.33%

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 27 February 2015 within the UK.

XMPP Salary Histogram in the UK

XMPP
Top 18 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 27 February 2015. 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 +27 81 £60,000 +14.28% 12
London +41 57 £65,000 +13.04% 7
City of London +11 25 £55,000 -8.33% 2
South East -16 12 £31,500 -23.17%
South West - 8 £45,000 -
Hampshire -5 6 £31,500 -25.88%
Portsmouth - 6 £31,500 -
Berkshire +2 5 £46,500 +13.41%
Bristol - 5 - -
East of England 0 3 £60,000 +46.34% 4
Gloucester - 3 £45,000 -
Essex - 3 £60,000 -
Gloucestershire - 3 £45,000 -
Newbury - 2 £35,500 -
Reading - 2 £48,250 -
East Sussex - 1 £37,500 -
Brighton - 1 £37,500 -
Midlands - 1 £70,000 -

XMPP
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, 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.

1 115 (72.78%) Cisco
2 80 (50.63%) Cisco CUCM
3 71 (44.94%) Cisco Certification
4 67 (42.41%) CCNP
5 49 (31.01%) Cisco UCCX
6 42 (26.58%) LAN
7 38 (24.05%) Unified Communications
8 36 (22.78%) Lync
9 34 (21.52%) Wireless
9 34 (21.52%) Telecoms
10 31 (19.62%) Cisco Nexus
11 30 (18.99%) WAN
12 29 (18.35%) Cisco UCCE
13 28 (17.72%) TDD
14 27 (17.09%) Riverbed
15 26 (16.46%) JSON
16 25 (15.82%) MPLS
17 24 (15.19%) XML
17 24 (15.19%) Analytical Skills
18 23 (14.56%) Firewall
19 22 (13.92%) Java
20 21 (13.29%) Linux
20 21 (13.29%) VPN
20 21 (13.29%) OSPF
21 19 (12.03%) Cisco ASA
22 18 (11.39%) CCNA
22 18 (11.39%) ITIL
22 18 (11.39%) UNIX
22 18 (11.39%) SOA
22 18 (11.39%) JUnit

XMPP
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, 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 36 (22.78%) Lync
2 11 (6.96%) MS Exchange
3 5 (3.16%) Exchange Server 2010
4 4 (2.53%) Exchange Server 2007
5 3 (1.90%) Office Communications Server
5 3 (1.90%) Exchange Server 2013
6 2 (1.27%) SharePoint
7 1 (0.63%) OpenStack
Applications
1 5 (3.16%) MS Excel
2 4 (2.53%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 7 (4.43%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 9 (5.70%) IaaS
2 2 (1.27%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.63%) SaaS
3 1 (0.63%) Google Apps
3 1 (0.63%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 42 (26.58%) LAN
2 38 (24.05%) Unified Communications
3 34 (21.52%) Wireless
4 31 (19.62%) Cisco Nexus
5 30 (18.99%) WAN
6 25 (15.82%) MPLS
7 23 (14.56%) Firewall
8 21 (13.29%) OSPF
8 21 (13.29%) VPN
9 19 (12.03%) Cisco ASA
10 17 (10.76%) VLAN
10 17 (10.76%) Cisco IPT
10 17 (10.76%) BGP
10 17 (10.76%) EIGRP
10 17 (10.76%) VoIP
11 15 (9.49%) WAAS
12 13 (8.23%) SSL
13 10 (6.33%) SAN
13 10 (6.33%) IPsec
14 9 (5.70%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (2.53%) MySQL
2 2 (1.27%) SQL Server
3 1 (0.63%) MongoDB
3 1 (0.63%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 18 (11.39%) JUnit
2 10 (6.33%) Xcode
2 10 (6.33%) JIRA
3 7 (4.43%) SoapUI
4 5 (3.16%) NeoLoad
4 5 (3.16%) Selenium
4 5 (3.16%) WebLOAD
4 5 (3.16%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 5 (3.16%) Git (software)
4 5 (3.16%) Cucumber
4 5 (3.16%) Subversion
4 5 (3.16%) Maven
5 1 (0.63%) Robolectric
5 1 (0.63%) Robotium
General
1 34 (21.52%) Telecoms
2 12 (7.59%) Finance
3 8 (5.06%) Marketing
4 7 (4.43%) Manufacturing
4 7 (4.43%) Electronics
5 3 (1.90%) Pharmaceutical
5 3 (1.90%) Legal
6 2 (1.27%) Law
Job Titles
1 36 (22.78%) Cisco Engineer
2 28 (17.72%) Consultant
3 27 (17.09%) Developer
4 20 (12.66%) Voice Engineer
5 16 (10.13%) Cisco Voice Engineer
5 16 (10.13%) Cisco IPT Engineer
6 15 (9.49%) Cisco Consultant
7 14 (8.86%) Network Engineer
7 14 (8.86%) Java Developer
8 11 (6.96%) Senior Consultant
9 10 (6.33%) iOS Developer
10 9 (5.70%) Architect
11 8 (5.06%) Sales Consultant
11 8 (5.06%) Pre Sales Consultant
12 7 (4.43%) QA Engineer
12 7 (4.43%) Cisco Network Engineer
12 7 (4.43%) Project Engineer
12 7 (4.43%) Solutions Architect
12 7 (4.43%) Senior Sales Consultant
12 7 (4.43%) Data Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (16.46%) JSON
2 24 (15.19%) XML
3 13 (8.23%) Spring
4 11 (6.96%) Web Services
5 5 (3.16%) Velocity
5 5 (3.16%) JMS
5 5 (3.16%) Middleware
5 5 (3.16%) .NET
6 4 (2.53%) Ajax
6 4 (2.53%) REST
7 3 (1.90%) AngularJS
7 3 (1.90%) HTML5
7 3 (1.90%) HTML
7 3 (1.90%) jQuery
7 3 (1.90%) CSS
8 2 (1.27%) RESTful
9 1 (0.63%) Java SE
9 1 (0.63%) SOAP
9 1 (0.63%) J2EE
9 1 (0.63%) VXML
Miscellaneous
1 24 (15.19%) Analytical Skills
2 13 (8.23%) Mobile App
3 7 (4.43%) Open Source
3 7 (4.43%) DTV
3 7 (4.43%) Video Conferencing
4 5 (3.16%) Computer Science
4 5 (3.16%) Blackberry
5 4 (2.53%) Management Information System
6 3 (1.90%) Smartphone
6 3 (1.90%) User Experience
7 2 (1.27%) Wiki
7 2 (1.27%) iPhone
8 1 (0.63%) Handset
8 1 (0.63%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 21 (13.29%) Linux
2 18 (11.39%) UNIX
3 17 (10.76%) Apple iOS
4 12 (7.59%) Android
5 8 (5.06%) Windows
6 2 (1.27%) Windows 7
7 1 (0.63%) Windows 8
7 1 (0.63%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (17.72%) TDD
2 18 (11.39%) SOA
2 18 (11.39%) ITIL
3 14 (8.86%) Coaching
4 10 (6.33%) iOS Development
4 10 (6.33%) Business Intelligence
5 9 (5.70%) WAN Optimisation
6 8 (5.06%) Load Balancing
7 7 (4.43%) Digital Marketing
7 7 (4.43%) Performance Testing
7 7 (4.43%) Programme Management
7 7 (4.43%) OO
7 7 (4.43%) Network Monitoring
7 7 (4.43%) Test Automation
8 6 (3.80%) Network Management
8 6 (3.80%) Project Management
8 6 (3.80%) Software Engineering
9 5 (3.16%) Project Planning
9 5 (3.16%) Continuous Integration
9 5 (3.16%) Release Management
Programming Languages
1 22 (13.92%) Java
2 10 (6.33%) Objective-C
2 10 (6.33%) Erlang
3 7 (4.43%) C++
4 4 (2.53%) C
5 3 (1.90%) JavaScript
6 2 (1.27%) SQL
6 2 (1.27%) VBScript
6 2 (1.27%) Python
7 1 (0.63%) Ruby
7 1 (0.63%) PHP
Qualifications
1 71 (44.94%) Cisco Certification
2 67 (42.41%) CCNP
3 18 (11.39%) CCNA
4 15 (9.49%) Degree
5 13 (8.23%) SC Cleared
5 13 (8.23%) Security Cleared
6 8 (5.06%) CCVP
7 4 (2.53%) CCIE
7 4 (2.53%) CCDP
7 4 (2.53%) Microsoft Certification
8 3 (1.90%) A+ Certification
8 3 (1.90%) ITIL Certification
8 3 (1.90%) VCP4
9 2 (1.27%) ISEB
10 1 (0.63%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
10 1 (0.63%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 1 (0.63%) MCITP
10 1 (0.63%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (9.49%) QA
2 7 (4.43%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (3.80%) Active Directory
2 3 (1.90%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (1.90%) vSphere
3 2 (1.27%) Xen
4 1 (0.63%) Hyper-V
4 1 (0.63%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (0.63%) KVM
4 1 (0.63%) NFS
Systems Management
1 80 (50.63%) Cisco CUCM
2 49 (31.01%) Cisco UCCX
3 29 (18.35%) Cisco UCCE
4 8 (5.06%) HP Quality Center
5 7 (4.43%) OPNET
6 3 (1.90%) SCOM
7 2 (1.27%) Norton AntiVirus
8 1 (0.63%) NetBackup
8 1 (0.63%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 115 (72.78%) Cisco
2 27 (17.09%) Riverbed
3 17 (10.76%) Juniper
4 16 (10.13%) Microsoft
5 14 (8.86%) Polycom
6 12 (7.59%) F5
7 9 (5.70%) Ipanema Technologies
8 8 (5.06%) SAP
8 8 (5.06%) EMC
8 8 (5.06%) VMware
9 7 (4.43%) HP
9 7 (4.43%) Aruba
9 7 (4.43%) SolarWinds
10 6 (3.80%) Sourcefire
10 6 (3.80%) IronPort
10 6 (3.80%) Splunk
10 6 (3.80%) Meraki
10 6 (3.80%) ScanSafe
11 5 (3.16%) Panasonic
11 5 (3.16%) Mitel
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