The table below looks at the statistics for ZigBee skills in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited ZigBee over the 3 months to 30 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
ZigBee
Rank 847 857 844
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -13
Permanent jobs citing ZigBee 31 36 41
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.029% 0.035% 0.037%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.16% 0.20% 0.19%
Number of salaries quoted 30 34 39
Average salary £50,000 £42,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+19.04% -16.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £39,900 £37,500 £35,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £41,750 £50,000
% change year-on-year
+19.76% -16.50%

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
18922 17561 21616
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 17.87% 17.12% 19.76%
Number of salaries quoted 15368 13789 17935
Average salary £43,750 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.77% +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £27,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

ZigBee
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing ZigBee within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within 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 30 January 2015 within the UK.

ZigBee Salary Histogram in the UK

ZigBee
Top 17 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing ZigBee within the UK over the 3 months to 30 January 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 +6 31 £50,000 +17.64% 13
Cambridge +15 21 £55,000 +7.31% 6
Cambridgeshire +2 21 £55,000 +10.00% 7
East of England -7 21 £55,000 +10.00% 7
South East - 4 £35,000 - 2
London +1 3 £47,500 +11.76% 2
Oxfordshire - 2 £35,000 -
West Yorkshire - 1 £48,500 - 1
Yorkshire - 1 £48,500 - 1
M4 Corridor - 1 - -
North East - 1 £40,000 -
North West - 1 £39,000 -
Manchester - 1 £39,000 -
Reading - 1 £42,000 - 1
Wakefield - 1 £48,500 - 1
Berkshire - 1 £42,000 - 1
Canary Wharf - 1 £47,500 -

ZigBee
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT jobs within the UK citing ZigBee 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 ZigBee.

1 42 (93.33%) C
2 33 (73.33%) Software Engineering
3 28 (62.22%) Linux
4 23 (51.11%) C++
5 21 (46.67%) Embedded C
6 19 (42.22%) Ethernet
7 17 (37.78%) Bluetooth
7 17 (37.78%) Agile Software Development
8 16 (35.56%) Wireless
8 16 (35.56%) Python
8 16 (35.56%) 802.15
9 13 (28.89%) Firmware
9 13 (28.89%) Scrum
9 13 (28.89%) Git (software)
9 13 (28.89%) Smart Meter
10 12 (26.67%) Data Structures
10 12 (26.67%) Algorithms
10 12 (26.67%) Embedded Linux
11 10 (22.22%) OOD
12 9 (20.00%) OO
13 8 (17.78%) Degree
13 8 (17.78%) Computer Science
14 7 (15.56%) Embedded C++
15 6 (13.33%) GPRS
16 5 (11.11%) Web Services
16 5 (11.11%) XML
17 4 (8.89%) GSM
17 4 (8.89%) C#
17 4 (8.89%) PHP
17 4 (8.89%) TDD

ZigBee
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT jobs within the UK citing ZigBee 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 ZigBee. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Communications & Networking
1 19 (42.22%) Ethernet
2 17 (37.78%) Bluetooth
3 16 (35.56%) Wireless
3 16 (35.56%) 802.15
4 6 (13.33%) GPRS
5 4 (8.89%) GSM
6 3 (6.67%) OpenVPN
6 3 (6.67%) FTP
6 3 (6.67%) HTTP
6 3 (6.67%) TCP/IP
6 3 (6.67%) VPN
6 3 (6.67%) SSL
7 2 (4.44%) RFID
7 2 (4.44%) IPv6
7 2 (4.44%) Internet
7 2 (4.44%) NFC
8 1 (2.22%) HSPA
8 1 (2.22%) Wireshark
8 1 (2.22%) 3G
8 1 (2.22%) 2G
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (6.67%) SQLite
2 2 (4.44%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 13 (28.89%) Git (software)
2 3 (6.67%) Subversion
2 3 (6.67%) Visual Studio
3 1 (2.22%) LabVIEW
3 1 (2.22%) Eclipse
General
1 2 (4.44%) Marketing
2 1 (2.22%) Electronics
2 1 (2.22%) Telecoms
2 1 (2.22%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 34 (75.56%) Software Engineer
1 34 (75.56%) Embedded Software Engineer
2 9 (20.00%) Embedded Software Developer
2 9 (20.00%) Software Developer
2 9 (20.00%) Developer
3 6 (13.33%) Firmware Engineer
4 4 (8.89%) C++ Developer
5 2 (4.44%) Senior Embedded Software Engineer
5 2 (4.44%) Principal Software Engineer
5 2 (4.44%) Test Engineer
5 2 (4.44%) Senior Software Engineer
5 2 (4.44%) Principal Engineer
6 1 (2.22%) Software Team Leader
6 1 (2.22%) Software Test Engineer
6 1 (2.22%) Team Leader
6 1 (2.22%) Design Engineer
6 1 (2.22%) Analyst
6 1 (2.22%) Test Analyst
6 1 (2.22%) Systems Engineer
6 1 (2.22%) Principle Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (11.11%) Web Services
1 5 (11.11%) XML
2 3 (6.67%) .NET Compact Framework
2 3 (6.67%) WCF
2 3 (6.67%) JSON
2 3 (6.67%) .NET Framework
2 3 (6.67%) .NET
3 2 (4.44%) SOAP
3 2 (4.44%) XML-RPC
3 2 (4.44%) LAMP
3 2 (4.44%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 13 (28.89%) Smart Meter
2 12 (26.67%) Data Structures
2 12 (26.67%) Algorithms
3 8 (17.78%) Computer Science
4 3 (6.67%) Embedded Systems
4 3 (6.67%) Device Driver
5 2 (4.44%) Internet of Things
5 2 (4.44%) Machine to Machine
5 2 (4.44%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 28 (62.22%) Linux
2 12 (26.67%) Embedded Linux
3 3 (6.67%) Windows
3 3 (6.67%) Windows CE
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (73.33%) Software Engineering
2 17 (37.78%) Agile Software Development
3 13 (28.89%) Scrum
4 10 (22.22%) OOD
5 9 (20.00%) OO
6 4 (8.89%) TDD
6 4 (8.89%) Waterfall
7 3 (6.67%) Configuration Management
8 2 (4.44%) Project Management
8 2 (4.44%) Software Testing
8 2 (4.44%) Time Management
8 2 (4.44%) Continuous Improvement
8 2 (4.44%) Mentoring
9 1 (2.22%) V-Model
9 1 (2.22%) Product Management
9 1 (2.22%) Security Testing
9 1 (2.22%) Test Scripting
9 1 (2.22%) Automated Testing
9 1 (2.22%) Project Planning
9 1 (2.22%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 42 (93.33%) C
2 23 (51.11%) C++
3 21 (46.67%) Embedded C
4 16 (35.56%) Python
5 7 (15.56%) Embedded C++
6 4 (8.89%) C#
6 4 (8.89%) PHP
7 1 (2.22%) Java
7 1 (2.22%) Assembly Language
Qualifications
1 8 (17.78%) Degree
2 1 (2.22%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 1 (2.22%) ISEB
System Software
1 13 (28.89%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 1 (2.22%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 3 (6.67%) Assembla
2 1 (2.22%) HP
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