Period
to 19 June 2019

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 19 June 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Message Queue Telemetry Transport (MQTT)
UK
6 months to
19 Jun 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 1024 1141 1166
Rank change year-on-year +117 +25 +74
Permanent jobs citing MQTT 74 45 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.051% 0.026% 0.008%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.33% 0.17% 0.051%
Number of salaries quoted 58 34 10
UK median annual salary £55,000 £50,000 £49,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.00% +2.04% +3.16%
10th Percentile £40,000 £37,500 £36,250
90th Percentile £75,000 £80,500 £86,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £41,250
% change year-on-year - +21.21% -13.16%

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 22,535 26,112 27,544
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 15.68% 15.17% 15.99%
Number of salaries quoted 16,974 20,771 22,424
UK median annual salary £46,000 £46,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +2.22% -
10th Percentile £26,000 £26,000 £25,500
90th Percentile £77,500 £75,000 £72,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +6.25% -

MQTT
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for MQTT in the UK

MQTT
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing MQTT.

Salary trend for MQTT in the UK

MQTT
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing MQTT over the 6 months to 19 June 2019.

Salary histogram for MQTT in the UK

MQTT
Top 11 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 19 June 2019. 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
England +121 61 £55,000 +10.00% 1
UK excluding London +94 50 £50,000 - 2
South East - 21 £48,750 -
Midlands +57 16 £55,000 +15.79% 1
West Midlands - 12 £55,000 -
London +84 11 £67,500 -14.29%
North West +37 6 £30,000 -7.69%
North of England +28 6 £30,000 -36.84%
East of England +70 5 - -
East Midlands +27 4 £43,250 -8.95% 1
South West -4 2 - -

For the 6 months to 19 June 2019, 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 42 (56.76%) C
2 32 (43.24%) Agile Software Development
3 31 (41.89%) Python
4 30 (40.54%) C++
4 30 (40.54%) JavaScript
4 30 (40.54%) Amazon AWS
5 25 (33.78%) Node.js
6 24 (32.43%) Software Engineering
7 22 (29.73%) Web Development
8 20 (27.03%) C#
8 20 (27.03%) PostgreSQL
8 20 (27.03%) AWS IoT
9 19 (25.68%) Serverless
10 17 (22.97%) SQL
10 17 (22.97%) Java
10 17 (22.97%) TDD
10 17 (22.97%) Test Automation
10 17 (22.97%) Git (software)
10 17 (22.97%) MongoDB
10 17 (22.97%) NoSQL
11 16 (21.62%) Docker
11 16 (21.62%) Continuous Integration
11 16 (21.62%) HTTP
12 15 (20.27%) Linux
12 15 (20.27%) Amazon RDS
12 15 (20.27%) Algorithms
12 15 (20.27%) Express
12 15 (20.27%) Redux
12 15 (20.27%) AWS Lambda
13 14 (18.92%) RethinkDB

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 5 (6.76%) Apache Spark
2 4 (5.41%) Apache Pig
3 2 (2.70%) ArcGIS
3 2 (2.70%) Confluence
4 1 (1.35%) Apache Airflow
4 1 (1.35%) Cloud Foundry
4 1 (1.35%) Luigi
Business Applications
1 2 (2.70%) Infor M3
Cloud Services
1 30 (40.54%) Amazon AWS
2 20 (27.03%) AWS IoT
3 19 (25.68%) Serverless
4 15 (20.27%) AWS Lambda
5 13 (17.57%) Amazon SQS
5 13 (17.57%) Microsoft Azure
6 8 (10.81%) Google Cloud Platform
7 7 (9.46%) Google Play
8 4 (5.41%) DigitalOcean
8 4 (5.41%) IaaS
8 4 (5.41%) SaaS
9 2 (2.70%) Azure Data Factory
9 2 (2.70%) Cloud Computing
10 1 (1.35%) Amazon EC2
10 1 (1.35%) Amazon EMR
10 1 (1.35%) Amazon Kinesis
10 1 (1.35%) Amazon S3
10 1 (1.35%) AWS CloudFormation
10 1 (1.35%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 16 (21.62%) HTTP
2 12 (16.22%) FTP
2 12 (16.22%) SMTP
2 12 (16.22%) SSH
3 10 (13.51%) Bluetooth
3 10 (13.51%) Modbus
3 10 (13.51%) TCP/IP
3 10 (13.51%) Wi-Fi
4 6 (8.11%) RS-485
5 5 (6.76%) AMQP
5 5 (6.76%) ZigBee
6 4 (5.41%) Profibus
7 3 (4.05%) Ethernet
7 3 (4.05%) Wireless
8 2 (2.70%) 3GPP
8 2 (2.70%) 802.11
8 2 (2.70%) 802.15
8 2 (2.70%) Internet
8 2 (2.70%) NFC
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (27.03%) PostgreSQL
2 17 (22.97%) MongoDB
2 17 (22.97%) NoSQL
3 15 (20.27%) Amazon RDS
4 14 (18.92%) RethinkDB
4 14 (18.92%) SQL Server
5 13 (17.57%) Amazon Aurora
5 13 (17.57%) Amazon Redshift
6 8 (10.81%) MySQL
7 5 (6.76%) Big Data
7 5 (6.76%) Hadoop
8 3 (4.05%) Apache Cassandra
9 2 (2.70%) GIS
10 1 (1.35%) Amazon Athena
10 1 (1.35%) Amazon DynamoDB
10 1 (1.35%) Azkaban
10 1 (1.35%) Data Warehouse
10 1 (1.35%) Redis
Development Applications
1 17 (22.97%) Git (software)
2 14 (18.92%) JIRA
3 12 (16.22%) Selenium
4 10 (13.51%) PostCSS
4 10 (13.51%) webpack
5 6 (8.11%) Subversion
6 3 (4.05%) Eclipse
6 3 (4.05%) GNU Toolchain
7 2 (2.70%) Bitbucket Server
7 2 (2.70%) Jenkins
General
1 14 (18.92%) Retail
2 5 (6.76%) Finance
3 4 (5.41%) Electronics
3 4 (5.41%) Law
4 3 (4.05%) Telecoms
5 2 (2.70%) Banking
Job Titles
1 35 (47.30%) Developer
2 18 (24.32%) Software Engineer
3 12 (16.22%) C# Developer
4 11 (14.86%) .NET Developer
4 11 (14.86%) AWS Developer
4 11 (14.86%) Embedded Engineer
5 10 (13.51%) C# .NET Developer
5 10 (13.51%) Web Developer
6 7 (9.46%) Applications Developer
6 7 (9.46%) Embedded Software Engineer
6 7 (9.46%) iOS Developer
6 7 (9.46%) Mobile Applications Developer
6 7 (9.46%) Mobile Developer
7 5 (6.76%) C Software Engineer
7 5 (6.76%) C/C++ Software Engineer
7 5 (6.76%) C++ Software Engineer
8 4 (5.41%) C# Software Engineer
8 4 (5.41%) Data Engineer
8 4 (5.41%) Designer
8 4 (5.41%) Senior Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (33.78%) Node.js
2 15 (20.27%) Express
2 15 (20.27%) Redux
3 14 (18.92%) .NET
4 12 (16.22%) Ajax
4 12 (16.22%) ASP.NET
4 12 (16.22%) ASP.NET Web Forms
4 12 (16.22%) CSS
4 12 (16.22%) LESS
4 12 (16.22%) Sass
4 12 (16.22%) XML
4 12 (16.22%) XMPP
5 7 (9.46%) REST
6 6 (8.11%) HTML
6 6 (8.11%) HTML5
6 6 (8.11%) WebSockets
7 5 (6.76%) GraphQL
8 4 (5.41%) NumPy
8 4 (5.41%) scikit-learn
8 4 (5.41%) SciPy
Miscellaneous
1 15 (20.27%) Algorithms
2 12 (16.22%) Smart Home
3 7 (9.46%) Mobile App
4 4 (5.41%) CAN bus
4 4 (5.41%) Cloud Native
5 3 (4.05%) Device Driver
5 3 (4.05%) Embedded Systems
5 3 (4.05%) Public Cloud
5 3 (4.05%) Smart Meter
6 2 (2.70%) iPhone
7 1 (1.35%) Arduino
7 1 (1.35%) Raspberry Pi
7 1 (1.35%) Renewable Energy
7 1 (1.35%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 15 (20.27%) Linux
2 10 (13.51%) FreeRTOS
3 9 (12.16%) Android
4 7 (9.46%) Apple iOS
5 2 (2.70%) ThreadX
5 2 (2.70%) VxWorks
6 1 (1.35%) Embedded Linux
6 1 (1.35%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (43.24%) Agile Software Development
2 24 (32.43%) Software Engineering
3 22 (29.73%) Web Development
4 17 (22.97%) TDD
4 17 (22.97%) Test Automation
5 16 (21.62%) Continuous Integration
6 14 (18.92%) Computer Science
7 12 (16.22%) API Development
7 12 (16.22%) Continuous Delivery
7 12 (16.22%) Memory Management
7 12 (16.22%) MVC
7 12 (16.22%) OO
7 12 (16.22%) OOD
7 12 (16.22%) Problem-Solving
7 12 (16.22%) Project Management
7 12 (16.22%) Scrum
7 12 (16.22%) Unit Testing
8 9 (12.16%) Android Development
8 9 (12.16%) iOS Development
8 9 (12.16%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 42 (56.76%) C
2 31 (41.89%) Python
3 30 (40.54%) C++
3 30 (40.54%) JavaScript
4 20 (27.03%) C#
5 17 (22.97%) Java
5 17 (22.97%) SQL
6 5 (6.76%) Scala
7 4 (5.41%) Embedded C
7 4 (5.41%) TypeScript
8 3 (4.05%) Perl
9 2 (2.70%) MATLAB
9 2 (2.70%) Objective-C
9 2 (2.70%) PowerShell
10 1 (1.35%) Bash Shell
10 1 (1.35%) Embedded C++
Qualifications
1 4 (5.41%) Degree
2 2 (2.70%) Computer Science Degree
2 2 (2.70%) MCP
2 2 (2.70%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (1.35%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.35%) MISRA
System Software
1 16 (21.62%) Docker
2 14 (18.92%) Firmware
3 2 (2.70%) Apache ZooKeeper
4 1 (1.35%) Apache Flume
Systems Management
1 1 (1.35%) Ansible
1 1 (1.35%) Terraform
Vendors
1 14 (18.92%) Microsoft
2 13 (17.57%) Google
3 2 (2.70%) Atlassian
4 1 (1.35%) Klocwork