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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 1 July 2022 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Message Queue Telemetry Transport (MQTT)
UK
6 months to
1 Jul 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 1078 882 796
Rank change year-on-year -196 -86 +258
Permanent jobs citing MQTT 184 94 54
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.10% 0.088% 0.068%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.77% 0.69% 0.46%
Number of salaries quoted 119 56 42
10th Percentile £46,250 £42,500 £33,750
25th Percentile £57,500 £50,000 £40,813
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £75,000 £55,000 £55,000
Median % change year-on-year +36.36% - -
75th Percentile £81,250 £67,500 £61,250
90th Percentile - £75,000 £73,800
UK excluding London median annual salary £60,000 £55,000 £56,250
% change year-on-year +9.09% -2.22% +7.14%

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 23,743 13,603 11,831
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 13.22% 12.73% 14.99%
Number of salaries quoted 12,313 9,545 9,438
10th Percentile £28,250 £28,500 £27,500
25th Percentile £37,775 £37,500 £35,750
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
Median % change year-on-year +5.00% - +8.70%
75th Percentile £71,000 £67,500 £65,000
90th Percentile £87,500 £82,500 £78,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - +5.88%

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 1 July 2022.

Salary histogram for MQTT in the UK

MQTT
Top 12 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 1 July 2022. 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
Jobs
England -138 179 £75,000 +36.36% 21
London -132 119 £75,000 +15.38% 4
Work from Home -210 87 £77,500 +40.91% 4
UK excluding London -149 61 £60,000 +9.09% 17
South East -48 42 £77,500 +72.22% 3
North of England -137 11 £52,500 -4.55% 8
Yorkshire -100 8 £52,500 -4.55% 1
East of England - 5 - - 1
North West -79 3 £52,500 -12.50% 5
West Midlands -58 2 £57,500 -11.54% 2
Midlands -65 2 £57,500 -11.54% 3
Wales - 1 - -

For the 6 months to 1 July 2022, 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.

1 115 (62.50%) Python
2 96 (52.17%) Linux
3 91 (49.46%) Java
4 87 (47.28%) WebSockets
4 87 (47.28%) Docker
5 85 (46.20%) Kubernetes
6 82 (44.57%) Machine Learning
7 77 (41.85%) AWS
8 75 (40.76%) Scrum
9 74 (40.22%) Git (software)
10 71 (38.59%) Agile
11 70 (38.04%) Algorithms
12 67 (36.41%) Software Engineering
13 66 (35.87%) AMQP
14 62 (33.70%) Continuous Integration
15 61 (33.15%) JavaScript
16 58 (31.52%) SQL
16 58 (31.52%) User Experience
17 56 (30.43%) Degree
18 54 (29.35%) Google
19 53 (28.80%) Social Skills
20 52 (28.26%) Computer Science Degree
20 52 (28.26%) Decision-Making
20 52 (28.26%) Virtual Machines
20 52 (28.26%) Performance Testing
20 52 (28.26%) Performance Tuning
21 51 (27.72%) Unit Testing
21 51 (27.72%) Azure
21 51 (27.72%) Computer Science
21 51 (27.72%) CI/CD

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:

Applications
1 2 (1.09%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 77 (41.85%) AWS
2 51 (27.72%) Azure
3 50 (27.17%) GCP
4 28 (15.22%) Amazon SQS
4 28 (15.22%) Azure DevOps
4 28 (15.22%) Serverless
4 28 (15.22%) Slack
5 9 (4.89%) GitHub
6 6 (3.26%) SaaS
7 2 (1.09%) Google Play
8 1 (0.54%) Amazon Kinesis
8 1 (0.54%) AWS CloudFormation
8 1 (0.54%) AWS IoT
8 1 (0.54%) Yarn
Communications & Networking
1 66 (35.87%) AMQP
2 22 (11.96%) Modbus
3 16 (8.70%) HTTP
4 13 (7.07%) DNS
5 12 (6.52%) DHCP
5 12 (6.52%) Firewall
5 12 (6.52%) VLAN
5 12 (6.52%) VPN
6 11 (5.98%) HTTPS
6 11 (5.98%) PPP
7 4 (2.17%) Bluetooth
8 3 (1.63%) RS-485
8 3 (1.63%) TCP/IP
8 3 (1.63%) Wireless
9 1 (0.54%) Internet
9 1 (0.54%) LoRaWAN
9 1 (0.54%) Profibus
9 1 (0.54%) RS-232
9 1 (0.54%) SMTP
9 1 (0.54%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 47 (25.54%) PostgreSQL
2 37 (20.11%) NoSQL
3 34 (18.48%) MySQL
3 34 (18.48%) SQL Server
4 32 (17.39%) Elasticsearch
5 29 (15.76%) Relational Database
6 28 (15.22%) Couchbase
6 28 (15.22%) DynamoDB
6 28 (15.22%) RDBMS
6 28 (15.22%) Redis
7 4 (2.17%) Apache Cassandra
8 2 (1.09%) MongoDB
8 2 (1.09%) SQLite
9 1 (0.54%) Hadoop
9 1 (0.54%) InfluxDB
Development Applications
1 74 (40.22%) Git (software)
2 36 (19.57%) Cypress.io
3 29 (15.76%) Selenium
3 29 (15.76%) Team Foundation Server
4 28 (15.22%) JMeter
4 28 (15.22%) Log4Net
4 28 (15.22%) Moq
4 28 (15.22%) Newman
4 28 (15.22%) NUnit
4 28 (15.22%) Octopus Deploy
4 28 (15.22%) Postman
4 28 (15.22%) SoapUI
4 28 (15.22%) TestCafe
5 22 (11.96%) Jenkins
6 20 (10.87%) Bitbucket
7 19 (10.33%) GoogleTest
7 19 (10.33%) JIRA
7 19 (10.33%) Rational DOORS
7 19 (10.33%) TestRail
8 11 (5.98%) Valgrind
General
1 53 (28.80%) Social Skills
2 31 (16.85%) Finance
3 15 (8.15%) Organisational Skills
4 13 (7.07%) Marketing
5 8 (4.35%) Games
6 7 (3.80%) Wearables
7 5 (2.72%) Back Office
7 5 (2.72%) Electronics
8 2 (1.09%) Advertising
8 2 (1.09%) Analytical Skills
8 2 (1.09%) Manufacturing
9 1 (0.54%) Documentation Skills
9 1 (0.54%) Inclusion and Diversity
9 1 (0.54%) Public Sector
9 1 (0.54%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 55 (29.89%) Developer
2 42 (22.83%) Software Engineer
3 30 (16.30%) Performance Engineer
4 28 (15.22%) Full Stack Developer
5 23 (12.50%) Embedded Engineer
6 22 (11.96%) Site Engineer
6 22 (11.96%) Site Reliability Engineer
7 21 (11.41%) Embedded Software Engineer
8 19 (10.33%) Embedded Java Engineer
8 19 (10.33%) Java Engineer
8 19 (10.33%) Java Software Engineer
8 19 (10.33%) Senior Embedded Software Engineer
8 19 (10.33%) Senior Java Engineer
8 19 (10.33%) Senior Java Software Engineer
8 19 (10.33%) Senior Software Engineer
9 16 (8.70%) Lead Developer
10 14 (7.61%) Backend Developer
11 11 (5.98%) C++ Software Engineer
11 11 (5.98%) Embedded Linux Engineer
11 11 (5.98%) Senior C++ Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 87 (47.28%) WebSockets
2 45 (24.46%) REST
3 43 (23.37%) React
4 42 (22.83%) Node.js
5 36 (19.57%) Jest
6 35 (19.02%) .NET
6 35 (19.02%) RabbitMQ
7 33 (17.93%) ASP.NET
7 33 (17.93%) Kafka
7 33 (17.93%) React Native
8 30 (16.30%) ASP.NET Web API
9 29 (15.76%) .NET Core
9 29 (15.76%) OAuth
9 29 (15.76%) Sass
10 28 (15.22%) .NET Framework
10 28 (15.22%) AngularJS
10 28 (15.22%) Entity Framework
10 28 (15.22%) OpenID
10 28 (15.22%) SignalR
10 28 (15.22%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 70 (38.04%) Algorithms
2 58 (31.52%) User Experience
3 33 (17.93%) IoT
4 13 (7.07%) CAN bus
4 13 (7.07%) Enterprise Software
5 12 (6.52%) Embedded Systems
6 10 (5.43%) Social Media
6 10 (5.43%) Sports Betting
7 8 (4.35%) 3D Graphics
7 8 (4.35%) Augmented Reality
7 8 (4.35%) Media Streaming
7 8 (4.35%) NHS
8 7 (3.80%) Self-Motivation
9 4 (2.17%) Linux Command Line
10 3 (1.63%) Management Information System
11 2 (1.09%) Device Driver
11 2 (1.09%) Mobile App
11 2 (1.09%) Video Conferencing
12 1 (0.54%) Data Structures
12 1 (0.54%) Industry 4.0
Operating Systems
1 96 (52.17%) Linux
2 39 (21.20%) Windows
3 31 (16.85%) Android
4 30 (16.30%) Apple iOS
5 19 (10.33%) Embedded Linux
6 11 (5.98%) Debian
7 2 (1.09%) FreeRTOS
7 2 (1.09%) Mac OS
8 1 (0.54%) ThreadX
8 1 (0.54%) Windows Embedded Compact
Processes & Methodologies
1 82 (44.57%) Machine Learning
2 75 (40.76%) Scrum
3 71 (38.59%) Agile
4 67 (36.41%) Software Engineering
5 62 (33.70%) Continuous Integration
6 52 (28.26%) Decision-Making
6 52 (28.26%) Performance Testing
6 52 (28.26%) Performance Tuning
7 51 (27.72%) CI/CD
7 51 (27.72%) Computer Science
7 51 (27.72%) Unit Testing
8 47 (25.54%) Full Stack Development
9 45 (24.46%) Microservices
10 43 (23.37%) TDD
11 41 (22.28%) SDLC
12 40 (21.74%) Problem-Solving
13 37 (20.11%) Business Analysis
14 33 (17.93%) BDD
15 31 (16.85%) Android Development
15 31 (16.85%) Clean Code
Programming Languages
1 115 (62.50%) Python
2 91 (49.46%) Java
3 61 (33.15%) JavaScript
4 58 (31.52%) SQL
5 50 (27.17%) C#
6 36 (19.57%) TypeScript
7 34 (18.48%) C++
8 32 (17.39%) Bash
9 31 (16.85%) PowerShell
10 14 (7.61%) ES6
10 14 (7.61%) Go
11 9 (4.89%) Shell Script
12 6 (3.26%) C
13 4 (2.17%) XAML
14 3 (1.63%) Kotlin
15 2 (1.09%) Objective-C
16 1 (0.54%) Embedded C
16 1 (0.54%) Lua
16 1 (0.54%) PHP
Qualifications
1 56 (30.43%) Degree
2 52 (28.26%) Computer Science Degree
3 20 (10.87%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 42 (22.83%) QA
2 1 (0.54%) MISRA
System Software
1 87 (47.28%) Docker
2 52 (28.26%) Virtual Machines
3 3 (1.63%) Firmware
4 1 (0.54%) Hyper-V
4 1 (0.54%) Microsoft Virtual Server
4 1 (0.54%) Virtual Servers
4 1 (0.54%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (0.54%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 85 (46.20%) Kubernetes
2 29 (15.76%) Terraform
3 28 (15.22%) Grafana
3 28 (15.22%) HAProxy
3 28 (15.22%) Kibana
3 28 (15.22%) logstash
3 28 (15.22%) MIIS
3 28 (15.22%) Opscode Chef
3 28 (15.22%) Opsgenie
3 28 (15.22%) Pingdom
3 28 (15.22%) ZABBIX
4 1 (0.54%) yum
Vendors
1 54 (29.35%) Google
2 28 (15.22%) New Relic
3 13 (7.07%) Sun
4 8 (4.35%) Autodesk
5 4 (2.17%) Microsoft
6 2 (1.09%) Apple
7 1 (0.54%) IBM
7 1 (0.54%) Klocwork
7 1 (0.54%) QNX
7 1 (0.54%) SAP
7 1 (0.54%) VMware