The table below looks at the statistics for ZigBee skills in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited ZigBee over the 3 months to 4 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
4 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
ZigBee
Rank 859 909 955
Rank change year-on-year
+50 +46
Permanent jobs citing ZigBee 24 57 24
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.027% 0.053% 0.021%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.16% 0.32% 0.12%
Number of salaries quoted 24 44 21
Median salary £42,500 £43,250 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-1.73% -13.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £37,500 £41,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £62,500 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £41,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year
-3.61% -17.00%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in permanent jobs advertised across the UK.

Communications & Networking Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
15420 17807 20629
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 17.24% 16.55% 18.00%
Number of salaries quoted 12482 14720 16630
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £26,750 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

ZigBee
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of job ads citing ZigBee as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the Communications & Networking category.

ZigBee Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

ZigBee
Salary Trend

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

ZigBee Salary Trend in the UK

ZigBee
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing ZigBee over the 3 months to 4 December 2016 within the UK.

ZigBee Salary Histogram in the UK

ZigBee
Top 29 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing ZigBee within the UK over the 3 months to 4 December 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +62 21 £42,500 -1.73% 4
Yorkshire +21 8 £40,000 - 3
Sheffield - 6 £40,000 - 1
South Yorkshire - 6 £40,000 - 1
East of England +8 4 £53,750 +13.15% 1
Cambridge +1 4 £53,750 +13.15% 1
Cambridgeshire -3 4 £53,750 +13.15% 1
London +77 3 £70,000 +12.00%
South East +69 3 £45,000 -
Scotland +33 3 £45,000 -
Edinburgh - 2 £45,000 -
North West - 2 £40,000 -
Stockport - 2 £40,000 -
Manchester - 2 £40,000 -
Berkshire +52 1 £55,000 -33.33%
West Yorkshire +19 1 £37,000 -10.84% 1
Buckinghamshire +16 1 £42,500 -
High Wycombe +15 1 £42,500 -5.55%
Harrogate +10 1 £42,500 +6.25% 1
Wakefield 0 1 £37,000 -10.84% 1
North Yorkshire -2 1 £42,500 +6.25% 1
West Sussex - 1 £45,000 -
Warwickshire - 1 £40,000 -
Maidenhead - 1 £55,000 -
Warwick - 1 £40,000 -
Livingston - 1 £40,000 -
Crawley - 1 £45,000 -
West Midlands - 1 £40,000 -
West Lothian - 1 £40,000 -

ZigBee
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 4 December 2016, IT jobs citing ZigBee also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads with a requirement for ZigBee.

1 34 (73.91%) C
2 31 (67.39%) Bluetooth
3 28 (60.87%) Wireless
4 27 (58.70%) Embedded C
5 26 (56.52%) Software Engineering
6 25 (54.35%) C++
7 19 (41.30%) Wi-Fi
8 17 (36.96%) Embedded C++
9 16 (34.78%) Firmware
10 15 (32.61%) Electronics
11 12 (26.09%) TCP/IP
11 12 (26.09%) Degree
11 12 (26.09%) RS-485
12 11 (23.91%) Ethernet
13 9 (19.57%) Home Automation
13 9 (19.57%) Internet of Things
13 9 (19.57%) Internet
14 7 (15.22%) RS-232
14 7 (15.22%) Analytical Skills
15 6 (13.04%) Embedded Systems
15 6 (13.04%) Linux
15 6 (13.04%) UML
15 6 (13.04%) Validation
15 6 (13.04%) ANSI C
15 6 (13.04%) RS-422
16 5 (10.87%) Python
16 5 (10.87%) HTTP
16 5 (10.87%) EMC
16 5 (10.87%) Android
16 5 (10.87%) JIRA

ZigBee
Top Related IT Skills 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:

Cloud Services
1 1 (2.17%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (2.17%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 31 (67.39%) Bluetooth
2 28 (60.87%) Wireless
3 19 (41.30%) Wi-Fi
4 12 (26.09%) RS-485
4 12 (26.09%) TCP/IP
5 11 (23.91%) Ethernet
6 9 (19.57%) Internet
7 7 (15.22%) RS-232
8 6 (13.04%) RS-422
9 5 (10.87%) HTTP
10 3 (6.52%) 802.15
10 3 (6.52%) DECT
10 3 (6.52%) Modbus
10 3 (6.52%) MQTT
11 2 (4.35%) SSL
11 2 (4.35%) X.509
12 1 (2.17%) GPRS
12 1 (2.17%) GSM
12 1 (2.17%) NFC
12 1 (2.17%) UWB
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (4.35%) Relational Database
2 1 (2.17%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 5 (10.87%) JIRA
2 4 (8.70%) Jenkins
3 1 (2.17%) Bugzilla
3 1 (2.17%) Eclipse
3 1 (2.17%) Subversion
3 1 (2.17%) Trac
General
1 15 (32.61%) Electronics
2 2 (4.35%) Manufacturing
2 2 (4.35%) Telecoms
3 1 (2.17%) Aerospace
3 1 (2.17%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 26 (56.52%) Embedded Engineer
2 23 (50.00%) Embedded Software Engineer
2 23 (50.00%) Software Engineer
3 11 (23.91%) Embedded C Engineer
4 10 (21.74%) C Software Engineer
4 10 (21.74%) C++ Software Engineer
4 10 (21.74%) Embedded C Software Engineer
4 10 (21.74%) Embedded C++ Engineer
4 10 (21.74%) Embedded C++ Software Engineer
5 9 (19.57%) C/C++ Embedded Software Engineer
5 9 (19.57%) C/C++ Software Engineer
5 9 (19.57%) Embedded C/C++ Engineer
5 9 (19.57%) Embedded C/C++ Software Engineer
5 9 (19.57%) Embedded Firmware Engineer
5 9 (19.57%) Firmware Engineer
6 6 (13.04%) Developer
7 4 (8.70%) Linux Engineer
7 4 (8.70%) Software Developer
7 4 (8.70%) Software Test Engineer
7 4 (8.70%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (6.52%) 802.1X
1 3 (6.52%) REST
1 3 (6.52%) XMPP
2 2 (4.35%) Ajax
2 2 (4.35%) AllJoyn
2 2 (4.35%) AngularJS
2 2 (4.35%) CSS
2 2 (4.35%) HTML
2 2 (4.35%) JSON
3 1 (2.17%) J2EE
3 1 (2.17%) Java EE
3 1 (2.17%) Middleware
3 1 (2.17%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 9 (19.57%) Home Automation
1 9 (19.57%) Internet of Things
2 7 (15.22%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (13.04%) Embedded Systems
4 3 (6.52%) Computer Science
4 3 (6.52%) Smart Home
5 2 (4.35%) Enterprise Software
5 2 (4.35%) Smart Meter
6 1 (2.17%) Client/Server
6 1 (2.17%) Device Driver
6 1 (2.17%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 6 (13.04%) Linux
2 5 (10.87%) Android
3 3 (6.52%) Embedded Linux
4 2 (4.35%) Brillo
5 1 (2.17%) Apple iOS
5 1 (2.17%) Nucleus RTOS
5 1 (2.17%) VxWorks
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (56.52%) Software Engineering
2 6 (13.04%) UML
2 6 (13.04%) Validation
3 4 (8.70%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (6.52%) SDLC
4 3 (6.52%) Time Management
5 2 (4.35%) Business Development
5 2 (4.35%) CMMI
5 2 (4.35%) Data Management
5 2 (4.35%) Data Security
5 2 (4.35%) Disruptive Innovation
5 2 (4.35%) Line Management
5 2 (4.35%) Market Research
5 2 (4.35%) Mentoring
5 2 (4.35%) Prototyping
5 2 (4.35%) Scrum
6 1 (2.17%) Digital Signal Processing
6 1 (2.17%) Requirements Analysis
6 1 (2.17%) Software Architecture
6 1 (2.17%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 34 (73.91%) C
2 27 (58.70%) Embedded C
3 25 (54.35%) C++
4 17 (36.96%) Embedded C++
5 6 (13.04%) ANSI C
6 5 (10.87%) Python
7 3 (6.52%) Java
7 3 (6.52%) JavaScript
8 2 (4.35%) Bash Shell
8 2 (4.35%) C#
8 2 (4.35%) Perl
9 1 (2.17%) PHP
Qualifications
1 12 (26.09%) Degree
System Software
1 16 (34.78%) Firmware
Vendors
1 5 (10.87%) EMC
2 3 (6.52%) Google
3 2 (4.35%) Apple
3 2 (4.35%) Samsung
4 1 (2.17%) Atmel
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