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

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
ZigBee
Rank 864 857 825
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -32
Permanent jobs citing ZigBee 33 33 60
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.029% 0.030% 0.052%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.17% 0.18% 0.26%
Number of salaries quoted 29 28 38
Average salary £50,000 £38,750 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+29.03% -22.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,600 £35,000 £41,050
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £53,250 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £37,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year
+33.33% -25.00%

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
19930 18802 22840
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 17.80% 17.17% 19.78%
Number of salaries quoted 16113 14740 19028
Average salary £42,500 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.55% +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £63,750 £62,500 £65,000
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 19 December 2014 within the UK.

ZigBee Salary Histogram in the UK

ZigBee
Top 14 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 19 December 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
(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 +14 33 £50,000 +17.64% 5
Cambridgeshire +1 24 £50,000 -4.76% 4
East of England -8 24 £50,000 -4.76% 4
Cambridge +15 22 £50,000 -16.66% 4
South East - 5 £35,000 -
London +24 3 £47,500 +11.76%
Oxfordshire - 2 £35,000 -
M4 Corridor - 1 - -
North West - 1 £39,000 -
Manchester - 1 £39,000 -
Slough - 1 - -
Berkshire - 1 - -
Buckinghamshire - 1 £41,000 -
Canary Wharf - 1 £47,500 -

ZigBee
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, 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 44 (83.02%) C
2 38 (71.70%) Software Engineering
3 26 (49.06%) C++
4 25 (47.17%) Linux
5 22 (41.51%) Embedded C
6 20 (37.74%) Bluetooth
7 18 (33.96%) Ethernet
7 18 (33.96%) Agile Software Development
8 17 (32.08%) Wireless
8 17 (32.08%) Python
8 17 (32.08%) 802.15
9 15 (28.30%) Algorithms
10 13 (24.53%) Degree
11 12 (22.64%) Firmware
11 12 (22.64%) Data Structures
11 12 (22.64%) GPRS
12 11 (20.75%) Embedded Linux
12 11 (20.75%) Scrum
12 11 (20.75%) OO
12 11 (20.75%) Smart Meter
13 10 (18.87%) Git (software)
13 10 (18.87%) GSM
14 9 (16.98%) TDD
15 8 (15.09%) OOD
15 8 (15.09%) C#
16 7 (13.21%) Embedded C++
16 7 (13.21%) 3G
16 7 (13.21%) Computer Science
17 6 (11.32%) Marketing
17 6 (11.32%) TCP/IP

ZigBee
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, 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.

Applications
1 2 (3.77%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.89%) AutoCAD
2 1 (1.89%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (1.89%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 20 (37.74%) Bluetooth
2 18 (33.96%) Ethernet
3 17 (32.08%) Wireless
3 17 (32.08%) 802.15
4 12 (22.64%) GPRS
5 10 (18.87%) GSM
6 7 (13.21%) 3G
7 6 (11.32%) TCP/IP
8 4 (7.55%) 2G
8 4 (7.55%) Wireshark
9 3 (5.66%) SSL
9 3 (5.66%) VPN
9 3 (5.66%) FTP
9 3 (5.66%) HTTP
9 3 (5.66%) snoop
9 3 (5.66%) OpenVPN
9 3 (5.66%) 4G
9 3 (5.66%) Wi-Fi
10 2 (3.77%) RFID
10 2 (3.77%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (5.66%) SQLite
2 2 (3.77%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 10 (18.87%) Git (software)
2 4 (7.55%) Subversion
3 3 (5.66%) Visual Studio
4 1 (1.89%) LabVIEW
4 1 (1.89%) Ant
4 1 (1.89%) GCC
General
1 6 (11.32%) Marketing
2 4 (7.55%) Electronics
3 1 (1.89%) Telecoms
3 1 (1.89%) Automotive
3 1 (1.89%) Manufacturing
3 1 (1.89%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 36 (67.92%) Software Engineer
2 34 (64.15%) Embedded Software Engineer
3 9 (16.98%) Developer
3 9 (16.98%) Software Developer
3 9 (16.98%) Embedded Software Developer
4 5 (9.43%) Principal Engineer
4 5 (9.43%) Firmware Engineer
4 5 (9.43%) Principal Software Engineer
4 5 (9.43%) Test Engineer
5 4 (7.55%) Design Engineer
5 4 (7.55%) C++ Developer
6 3 (5.66%) Architect
6 3 (5.66%) Senior Software Engineer
6 3 (5.66%) Solutions Architect
6 3 (5.66%) Electronics Engineer
7 2 (3.77%) Senior Embedded Software Engineer
7 2 (3.77%) Senior Design Engineer
7 2 (3.77%) Software Test Engineer
8 1 (1.89%) Team Leader
8 1 (1.89%) Senior Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (9.43%) Web Services
1 5 (9.43%) XML
2 3 (5.66%) .NET
2 3 (5.66%) MFC
2 3 (5.66%) .NET Framework
2 3 (5.66%) JSON
2 3 (5.66%) WCF
2 3 (5.66%) STL
2 3 (5.66%) .NET Compact Framework
3 2 (3.77%) LAMP
3 2 (3.77%) XML-RPC
3 2 (3.77%) REST
3 2 (3.77%) SOAP
4 1 (1.89%) Flash
Miscellaneous
1 15 (28.30%) Algorithms
2 12 (22.64%) Data Structures
3 11 (20.75%) Smart Meter
4 7 (13.21%) Computer Science
5 4 (7.55%) Device Driver
6 3 (5.66%) Handset
6 3 (5.66%) Embedded Systems
7 2 (3.77%) Internet of Things
7 2 (3.77%) Machine to Machine
7 2 (3.77%) Analytical Skills
7 2 (3.77%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
8 1 (1.89%) Physics
8 1 (1.89%) Telematics
Operating Systems
1 25 (47.17%) Linux
2 11 (20.75%) Embedded Linux
3 4 (7.55%) Windows
4 3 (5.66%) Windows CE
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (71.70%) Software Engineering
2 18 (33.96%) Agile Software Development
3 11 (20.75%) OO
3 11 (20.75%) Scrum
4 9 (16.98%) TDD
5 8 (15.09%) OOD
6 5 (9.43%) Mentoring
7 4 (7.55%) Continuous Improvement
7 4 (7.55%) Project Management
8 3 (5.66%) UML
8 3 (5.66%) Configuration Management
8 3 (5.66%) Business Development
8 3 (5.66%) Waterfall
8 3 (5.66%) Signal Processing
8 3 (5.66%) Communications Security
8 3 (5.66%) Coaching
8 3 (5.66%) Test Planning
9 2 (3.77%) Time Management
9 2 (3.77%) Test Scripting
9 2 (3.77%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 44 (83.02%) C
2 26 (49.06%) C++
3 22 (41.51%) Embedded C
4 17 (32.08%) Python
5 8 (15.09%) C#
6 7 (13.21%) Embedded C++
7 4 (7.55%) PHP
7 4 (7.55%) Java
8 3 (5.66%) Assembly Language
9 1 (1.89%) Perl
Qualifications
1 13 (24.53%) Degree
2 3 (5.66%) Security Cleared
3 1 (1.89%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 1 (1.89%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.77%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 12 (22.64%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 1 (1.89%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 6 (11.32%) EMC
2 3 (5.66%) Assembla
3 1 (1.89%) Freescale
3 1 (1.89%) HP
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