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 17 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
ZigBee
Rank 881 916 842
Rank change year-on-year
+35 -74
Permanent jobs citing ZigBee 22 24 39
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.020% 0.020% 0.035%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.11% 0.12% 0.17%
Number of salaries quoted 21 20 31
Average salary £55,000 £41,750 £35,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+31.73% +17.60%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £37,500 £34,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £65,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £55,000 £41,500 £35,500
% change year-on-year
+32.53% +16.90%

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
20204 20462 22582
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 18.23% 16.94% 19.99%
Number of salaries quoted 16033 16204 18194
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £69,000 £65,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

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 17 April 2015 within the UK.

ZigBee Salary Histogram in the UK

ZigBee
Top 19 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 17 April 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 +31 20 £55,000 +30.95% 12
East of England +36 12 £57,500 +9.52% 4
Cambridgeshire +18 12 £57,500 +9.52% 4
Cambridge +20 8 £55,000 -15.38% 4
Yorkshire +8 5 £48,500 +29.33%
West Yorkshire - 3 £48,500 -
Wakefield - 3 £48,500 -
Sheffield - 2 £35,000 -
South Yorkshire - 2 £35,000 -
London +10 1 £60,000 -7.69%
South East -5 1 £40,000 -30.43% 5
Northern Ireland - 1 - -
Northampton - 1 £32,500 -
Glasgow - 1 £45,000 -
Worthing - 1 £40,000 -
Northamptonshire - 1 £32,500 -
West Sussex - 1 £40,000 -
East Midlands - 1 £32,500 - 2
Scotland - 1 £45,000 -

ZigBee
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 50 (90.91%) C
2 37 (67.27%) C++
3 35 (63.64%) Software Engineering
4 33 (60.00%) Linux
5 31 (56.36%) Bluetooth
6 26 (47.27%) Ethernet
7 24 (43.64%) Agile Software Development
8 23 (41.82%) Wireless
9 18 (32.73%) Embedded C
9 18 (32.73%) Git (software)
10 17 (30.91%) Python
11 16 (29.09%) Firmware
11 16 (29.09%) Scrum
12 15 (27.27%) TCP/IP
13 14 (25.45%) 802.15
13 14 (25.45%) OOD
14 13 (23.64%) Computer Science
15 12 (21.82%) Embedded Linux
16 11 (20.00%) Degree
16 11 (20.00%) Embedded C++
16 11 (20.00%) OO
17 10 (18.18%) HTTP
18 9 (16.36%) JSON
18 9 (16.36%) SSL
19 8 (14.55%) Internet
20 7 (12.73%) XML
20 7 (12.73%) Smart Meter
20 7 (12.73%) REST
21 6 (10.91%) Bash Shell
21 6 (10.91%) Web Services

ZigBee
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 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.

Applications
1 1 (1.82%) MS Excel
1 1 (1.82%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 31 (56.36%) Bluetooth
2 26 (47.27%) Ethernet
3 23 (41.82%) Wireless
4 15 (27.27%) TCP/IP
5 14 (25.45%) 802.15
6 10 (18.18%) HTTP
7 9 (16.36%) SSL
8 8 (14.55%) Internet
9 6 (10.91%) Wi-Fi
10 5 (9.09%) X.509
10 5 (9.09%) GSM
11 4 (7.27%) VPN
11 4 (7.27%) FTP
11 4 (7.27%) OpenVPN
12 3 (5.45%) GPRS
13 2 (3.64%) RFID
13 2 (3.64%) IPv6
13 2 (3.64%) NFC
14 1 (1.82%) Modbus
14 1 (1.82%) 3G
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (9.09%) Relational Database
2 4 (7.27%) SQLite
3 2 (3.64%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 18 (32.73%) Git (software)
2 5 (9.09%) Subversion
3 4 (7.27%) Visual Studio
4 1 (1.82%) Eclipse
4 1 (1.82%) LabVIEW
4 1 (1.82%) JIRA
General
1 5 (9.09%) Electronics
2 3 (5.45%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 36 (65.45%) Software Engineer
1 36 (65.45%) Embedded Software Engineer
2 10 (18.18%) Developer
2 10 (18.18%) Software Developer
2 10 (18.18%) Embedded Software Developer
3 7 (12.73%) Software Team Leader
3 7 (12.73%) Team Leader
4 6 (10.91%) Firmware Engineer
5 4 (7.27%) C++ Developer
6 3 (5.45%) Systems Engineer
6 3 (5.45%) Principle Engineer
7 2 (3.64%) Test Engineer
7 2 (3.64%) Senior Software Engineer
7 2 (3.64%) Development Team Leader
7 2 (3.64%) Software Development Team Leader
7 2 (3.64%) Senior Embedded Software Engineer
8 1 (1.82%) C Software Engineer
8 1 (1.82%) Project Engineer
8 1 (1.82%) QA Engineer
8 1 (1.82%) Electronics Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (16.36%) JSON
2 7 (12.73%) REST
2 7 (12.73%) XML
3 6 (10.91%) HTML
3 6 (10.91%) Web Services
4 5 (9.09%) AngularJS
4 5 (9.09%) .NET
4 5 (9.09%) CSS
4 5 (9.09%) Ajax
4 5 (9.09%) .NET Framework
5 4 (7.27%) .NET Compact Framework
5 4 (7.27%) WCF
6 2 (3.64%) LAMP
6 2 (3.64%) XML-RPC
6 2 (3.64%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 13 (23.64%) Computer Science
2 7 (12.73%) Smart Meter
3 5 (9.09%) Device Driver
3 5 (9.09%) Data Structures
3 5 (9.09%) Algorithms
4 4 (7.27%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (7.27%) Embedded Systems
5 2 (3.64%) Enterprise Software
5 2 (3.64%) Internet of Things
5 2 (3.64%) Machine to Machine
6 1 (1.82%) PMI
6 1 (1.82%) CAN bus
6 1 (1.82%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 33 (60.00%) Linux
2 12 (21.82%) Embedded Linux
3 5 (9.09%) Windows
4 4 (7.27%) Windows CE
5 1 (1.82%) UNIX
5 1 (1.82%) Android
5 1 (1.82%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (63.64%) Software Engineering
2 24 (43.64%) Agile Software Development
3 16 (29.09%) Scrum
4 14 (25.45%) OOD
5 11 (20.00%) OO
6 5 (9.09%) Line Management
6 5 (9.09%) Mentoring
7 4 (7.27%) Configuration Management
8 3 (5.45%) Product Management
9 2 (3.64%) Software Testing
10 1 (1.82%) Project Planning
10 1 (1.82%) Waterfall
10 1 (1.82%) Digital Signal Processing
10 1 (1.82%) Signal Processing
10 1 (1.82%) Test Strategy
10 1 (1.82%) Embedded Software Development
10 1 (1.82%) Project Management
10 1 (1.82%) Validation
10 1 (1.82%) TDD
10 1 (1.82%) Automated Testing
Programming Languages
1 50 (90.91%) C
2 37 (67.27%) C++
3 18 (32.73%) Embedded C
4 17 (30.91%) Python
5 11 (20.00%) Embedded C++
6 6 (10.91%) C#
6 6 (10.91%) Bash Shell
6 6 (10.91%) JavaScript
6 6 (10.91%) Perl
7 4 (7.27%) PHP
8 1 (1.82%) Java
8 1 (1.82%) Assembly Language
8 1 (1.82%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 11 (20.00%) Degree
2 1 (1.82%) Chartered Engineer
2 1 (1.82%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 1 (1.82%) ISEB
2 1 (1.82%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.82%) QA
System Software
1 16 (29.09%) Firmware
Vendors
1 4 (7.27%) Assembla
2 1 (1.82%) EMC
2 1 (1.82%) Google
2 1 (1.82%) Atmel
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