Period
to 27 January 2021

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies with a requirement for MQTT skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited MQTT over the 6 months to 27 January 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Message Queue Telemetry Transport (MQTT)
UK
6 months to
27 Jan 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 728 974 1065
Rank change year-on-year +246 +91 +79
Permanent jobs citing MQTT 48 32 62
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.074% 0.026% 0.041%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.52% 0.17% 0.27%
Number of salaries quoted 21 29 44
Median annual salary £52,500 £57,500 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -8.70% +9.52% -12.50%
10th Percentile £42,500 £38,400 £45,300
90th Percentile £77,500 £64,250 £74,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £52,500 £57,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year -8.70% +15.00% -11.11%

MQTT is in the Communications and Computer Networking category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
UK
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 9,146 18,749 22,556
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 14.01% 15.02% 15.06%
Number of salaries quoted 7,262 14,980 17,882
Median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% - +5.56%
10th Percentile £28,750 £26,000 £26,250
90th Percentile £80,000 £77,500 £76,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.88% - +3.66%

MQTT
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing MQTT as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for MQTT in the UK

MQTT
Salary Trend

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing MQTT.

Salary trend for MQTT in the UK

MQTT
Salary Histogram

Salary distribution for jobs citing MQTT over the 6 months to 27 January 2021.

Salary histogram for MQTT in the UK

MQTT
Top 10 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing MQTT within the UK over the 6 months to 27 January 2021. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
UK excluding London +216 44 £52,500 -8.70% 9
England +277 43 £57,500 -4.17% 15
North of England +113 30 - - 1
Yorkshire - 30 - - 1
South East +146 5 £52,500 -4.55% 6
East of England +102 5 £60,000 +11.63%
Work from Home -71 3 £52,500 -12.50%
Northern Ireland - 3 £45,000 -
London +189 2 £73,750 -20.27% 6
South West +67 1 £47,500 -20.83% 3

For the 6 months to 27 January 2021, IT jobs citing MQTT also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads with a requirement for MQTT.

1 36 (75.00%) TCP/IP
2 34 (70.83%) C++
2 34 (70.83%) Computer Science
3 33 (68.75%) Ethernet
4 32 (66.67%) Wireless
5 30 (62.50%) Wi-Fi
6 23 (47.92%) Linux
7 22 (45.83%) Python
7 22 (45.83%) C
8 21 (43.75%) Telecoms
8 21 (43.75%) Continuous Integration
9 20 (41.67%) Test Automation
9 20 (41.67%) HTML
10 19 (39.58%) CSS
10 19 (39.58%) Graylog
11 18 (37.50%) Kibana
11 18 (37.50%) 802.1X
11 18 (37.50%) Performance Measurement
11 18 (37.50%) HTTP
11 18 (37.50%) Broadband
11 18 (37.50%) HTTPS
11 18 (37.50%) Validation
11 18 (37.50%) 802.11
11 18 (37.50%) Integration Testing
11 18 (37.50%) Wireshark
11 18 (37.50%) STUN
11 18 (37.50%) XMPP
12 17 (35.42%) Software Engineering
13 12 (25.00%) Device Driver
13 12 (25.00%) Bluetooth

MQTT
Co-occurring 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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (2.08%) nginx
Cloud Services
1 6 (12.50%) AWS
2 4 (8.33%) Azure
3 3 (6.25%) Serverless
4 1 (2.08%) AWS CloudFormation
4 1 (2.08%) AWS IoT
4 1 (2.08%) AWS Lambda
4 1 (2.08%) GCP
4 1 (2.08%) Office 365
4 1 (2.08%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 36 (75.00%) TCP/IP
2 33 (68.75%) Ethernet
3 32 (66.67%) Wireless
4 30 (62.50%) Wi-Fi
5 18 (37.50%) 802.11
5 18 (37.50%) Broadband
5 18 (37.50%) HTTP
5 18 (37.50%) HTTPS
5 18 (37.50%) STUN
5 18 (37.50%) Wireshark
6 12 (25.00%) Bluetooth
7 9 (18.75%) 4G
8 5 (10.42%) 2G
8 5 (10.42%) DHCP
8 5 (10.42%) Firewall
8 5 (10.42%) Internet
8 5 (10.42%) LAN
8 5 (10.42%) NAS
8 5 (10.42%) SSL
8 5 (10.42%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (8.33%) MongoDB
1 4 (8.33%) NoSQL
2 2 (4.17%) Amazon DynamoDB
2 2 (4.17%) Big Data
2 2 (4.17%) InfluxDB
2 2 (4.17%) PostgreSQL
2 2 (4.17%) RDBMS
2 2 (4.17%) Relational Database
2 2 (4.17%) SQL Server
3 1 (2.08%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 5 (10.42%) Git (software)
2 2 (4.17%) Bitbucket
2 2 (4.17%) JIRA
2 2 (4.17%) PHPUnit
3 1 (2.08%) Jenkins
3 1 (2.08%) Travis CI
General
1 21 (43.75%) Telecoms
2 2 (4.17%) Dutch Language
2 2 (4.17%) Electronics
2 2 (4.17%) French Language
2 2 (4.17%) German Language
2 2 (4.17%) Manufacturing
2 2 (4.17%) Marketing
2 2 (4.17%) Spanish Language
3 1 (2.08%) Public Sector
Job Titles
1 18 (37.50%) Wireless Engineer
2 16 (33.33%) Software Engineer
3 15 (31.25%) Embedded Engineer
3 15 (31.25%) Embedded Software Engineer
4 13 (27.08%) Senior Software Engineer
5 12 (25.00%) Broadband Engineer
5 12 (25.00%) C++ Software Engineer
5 12 (25.00%) Customer Engineer
5 12 (25.00%) DSP Embedded Software Engineer
5 12 (25.00%) DSP Engineer
5 12 (25.00%) DSP Software Engineer
5 12 (25.00%) Embedded C++ Engineer
5 12 (25.00%) Embedded C++ Software Engineer
5 12 (25.00%) FPGA Engineer
5 12 (25.00%) Network Engineer
5 12 (25.00%) Senior C++ Software Engineer
5 12 (25.00%) Senior DSP Engineer
5 12 (25.00%) Senior Embedded Software Engineer
5 12 (25.00%) Senior FPGA Engineer
5 12 (25.00%) Wireless Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (41.67%) HTML
2 19 (39.58%) CSS
3 18 (37.50%) 802.1X
3 18 (37.50%) XMPP
4 6 (12.50%) AngularJS
4 6 (12.50%) React
5 4 (8.33%) Node.js
5 4 (8.33%) RESTful
5 4 (8.33%) Web Services
6 3 (6.25%) jQuery
7 2 (4.17%) .NET
7 2 (4.17%) JSON
7 2 (4.17%) Kafka
7 2 (4.17%) Laravel
7 2 (4.17%) REST
7 2 (4.17%) XML
7 2 (4.17%) XML Schema
8 1 (2.08%) KnockoutJS
8 1 (2.08%) RabbitMQ
8 1 (2.08%) Spring Integration
Miscellaneous
1 12 (25.00%) Device Driver
1 12 (25.00%) Embedded Systems
1 12 (25.00%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
2 5 (10.42%) Internet of Things
3 2 (4.17%) User Experience
4 1 (2.08%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 23 (47.92%) Linux
2 5 (10.42%) Unix
3 3 (6.25%) Embedded Linux
4 2 (4.17%) Android
4 2 (4.17%) Apple iOS
5 1 (2.08%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (70.83%) Computer Science
2 21 (43.75%) Continuous Integration
3 20 (41.67%) Test Automation
4 18 (37.50%) Integration Testing
4 18 (37.50%) Performance Measurement
4 18 (37.50%) Validation
5 17 (35.42%) Software Engineering
6 12 (25.00%) Device Driver Development
6 12 (25.00%) Requirements Gathering
7 7 (14.58%) Agile Software Development
8 5 (10.42%) Microservices
9 4 (8.33%) DevOps
10 3 (6.25%) Cybersecurity
10 3 (6.25%) Mentoring
10 3 (6.25%) MVC
10 3 (6.25%) Scrum
10 3 (6.25%) TDD
11 2 (4.17%) Continuous Delivery
11 2 (4.17%) Kanban
11 2 (4.17%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 34 (70.83%) C++
2 22 (45.83%) C
2 22 (45.83%) Python
3 6 (12.50%) JavaScript
3 6 (12.50%) SQL
4 2 (4.17%) Bash Shell
4 2 (4.17%) C#
4 2 (4.17%) PHP
4 2 (4.17%) TypeScript
5 1 (2.08%) Java
Qualifications
1 5 (10.42%) CCNA
1 5 (10.42%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (6.25%) CCNP
3 2 (4.17%) Computer Science Degree
3 2 (4.17%) Degree
4 1 (2.08%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 5 (10.42%) Active Directory
2 1 (2.08%) Docker
Systems Management
1 19 (39.58%) Graylog
2 18 (37.50%) Kibana
3 3 (6.25%) Ansible
4 2 (4.17%) Terraform
5 1 (2.08%) Grafana
5 1 (2.08%) Kubernetes
5 1 (2.08%) Prometheus
Vendors
1 5 (10.42%) EMC
1 5 (10.42%) VMware
2 2 (4.17%) Red Hat
3 1 (2.08%) Microsoft