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 24 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
ZigBee
Rank 883 868 827
Rank change year-on-year
-15 -41
Permanent jobs citing ZigBee 13 13 60
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.011% 0.012% 0.053%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.064% 0.069% 0.27%
Number of salaries quoted 10 8 31
Average salary £50,000 £36,250 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+37.93% -19.44%
90% offered a salary of more than £49,000 £33,050 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £43,250 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £35,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+42.85% -22.22%

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
20360 18752 22011
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 17.86% 17.24% 19.48%
Number of salaries quoted 16127 15168 17967
Average salary £43,750 £44,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-0.56% +3.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £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 24 October 2014 within the UK.

ZigBee Salary Histogram in the UK

ZigBee
Top 8 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 24 October 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 -5 13 £50,000 +25.00% 12
Cambridgeshire +15 12 £50,000 - 4
East of England -8 12 £50,000 - 4
Cambridge -1 7 £50,000 - 4
Peterborough - 3 £55,000 -
Berkshire -4 1 - - 1
South East -12 1 - - 5
Slough - 1 - -

ZigBee
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 October 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 28 (65.12%) C
2 27 (62.79%) Software Engineering
3 22 (51.16%) Agile Software Development
3 22 (51.16%) Python
4 20 (46.51%) Degree
5 19 (44.19%) Embedded C
6 15 (34.88%) GPRS
7 14 (32.56%) C++
7 14 (32.56%) Bluetooth
7 14 (32.56%) TDD
8 12 (27.91%) 802.15
8 12 (27.91%) GSM
8 12 (27.91%) Algorithms
9 10 (23.26%) OO
9 10 (23.26%) Ethernet
9 10 (23.26%) TCP/IP
9 10 (23.26%) C#
9 10 (23.26%) Linux
9 10 (23.26%) 3G
9 10 (23.26%) EMC
9 10 (23.26%) Smart Meter
10 9 (20.93%) Scrum
10 9 (20.93%) Data Structures
11 8 (18.60%) Java
12 7 (16.28%) MS Excel
12 7 (16.28%) Wireless
12 7 (16.28%) Electronics
12 7 (16.28%) Computer Science
13 6 (13.95%) Marketing
13 6 (13.95%) Continuous Integration

ZigBee
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 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 7 (16.28%) MS Excel
2 5 (11.63%) AutoCAD
2 5 (11.63%) MS PowerPoint
2 5 (11.63%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (2.33%) Oracle Financials
1 1 (2.33%) Oracle ERP
Communications & Networking
1 15 (34.88%) GPRS
2 14 (32.56%) Bluetooth
3 12 (27.91%) 802.15
3 12 (27.91%) GSM
4 10 (23.26%) Ethernet
4 10 (23.26%) TCP/IP
4 10 (23.26%) 3G
5 7 (16.28%) Wireless
6 4 (9.30%) Wireshark
7 3 (6.98%) 2G
7 3 (6.98%) Wi-Fi
7 3 (6.98%) WAN
7 3 (6.98%) snoop
7 3 (6.98%) 4G
8 2 (4.65%) LAN
9 1 (2.33%) 3GPP
9 1 (2.33%) UMTS
9 1 (2.33%) DNS
9 1 (2.33%) IPv6
9 1 (2.33%) HSPA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (11.63%) MySQL
1 5 (11.63%) MongoDB
2 1 (2.33%) Oracle ODI
2 1 (2.33%) DB2
Development Applications
1 1 (2.33%) Ant
1 1 (2.33%) Subversion
1 1 (2.33%) GCC
General
1 7 (16.28%) Electronics
2 6 (13.95%) Marketing
3 2 (4.65%) Telecoms
4 1 (2.33%) Finance
4 1 (2.33%) Automotive
4 1 (2.33%) Manufacturing
4 1 (2.33%) Advertising
4 1 (2.33%) Games
4 1 (2.33%) Billing
Job Titles
1 19 (44.19%) Software Engineer
2 17 (39.53%) Embedded Software Engineer
3 7 (16.28%) Design Engineer
3 7 (16.28%) Electronics Engineer
4 6 (13.95%) Developer
5 5 (11.63%) PHP Developer
5 5 (11.63%) Principal Software Engineer
5 5 (11.63%) Principal Engineer
6 4 (9.30%) Test Engineer
6 4 (9.30%) Architect
7 3 (6.98%) Solutions Architect
7 3 (6.98%) PHP LAMP Developer
8 2 (4.65%) Senior Design Engineer
8 2 (4.65%) Senior Developer
8 2 (4.65%) Analyst
8 2 (4.65%) Test Analyst
8 2 (4.65%) Senior Software Engineer
8 2 (4.65%) C++ Software Engineer
8 2 (4.65%) Firmware Engineer
8 2 (4.65%) Embedded C/C++ Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (11.63%) Web Services
1 5 (11.63%) LAMP
1 5 (11.63%) RESTful
2 3 (6.98%) MFC
2 3 (6.98%) STL
3 1 (2.33%) Flash
3 1 (2.33%) CGI
3 1 (2.33%) OSGi
Miscellaneous
1 12 (27.91%) Algorithms
2 10 (23.26%) Smart Meter
3 9 (20.93%) Data Structures
4 7 (16.28%) Computer Science
5 5 (11.63%) Telematics
5 5 (11.63%) Physics
6 3 (6.98%) Handset
7 2 (4.65%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
7 2 (4.65%) Device Driver
7 2 (4.65%) Embedded Systems
8 1 (2.33%) Analytical Skills
8 1 (2.33%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 10 (23.26%) Linux
2 5 (11.63%) Android
2 5 (11.63%) Apple iOS
2 5 (11.63%) Windows
3 4 (9.30%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (62.79%) Software Engineering
2 22 (51.16%) Agile Software Development
3 14 (32.56%) TDD
4 10 (23.26%) OO
5 9 (20.93%) Scrum
6 6 (13.95%) Continuous Integration
6 6 (13.95%) User Stories
7 5 (11.63%) Android Development
7 5 (11.63%) iOS Development
7 5 (11.63%) OO PHP
7 5 (11.63%) Product Management
7 5 (11.63%) Mentoring
8 4 (9.30%) Continuous Improvement
8 4 (9.30%) Project Management
9 3 (6.98%) UML
9 3 (6.98%) Business Development
9 3 (6.98%) Waterfall
9 3 (6.98%) Signal Processing
9 3 (6.98%) Test Planning
9 3 (6.98%) Communications Security
Programming Languages
1 28 (65.12%) C
2 22 (51.16%) Python
3 19 (44.19%) Embedded C
4 14 (32.56%) C++
5 10 (23.26%) C#
6 8 (18.60%) Java
7 5 (11.63%) JavaScript
7 5 (11.63%) Perl
7 5 (11.63%) PHP
7 5 (11.63%) PHP5
8 4 (9.30%) Embedded C++
8 4 (9.30%) Assembly Language
Qualifications
1 20 (46.51%) Degree
2 3 (6.98%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.65%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 6 (13.95%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 1 (2.33%) Tivoli
1 1 (2.33%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 10 (23.26%) EMC
2 1 (2.33%) Freescale
2 1 (2.33%) Oracle
2 1 (2.33%) HP
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