Period
to 5 July 2020

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 5 July 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Message Queue Telemetry Transport (MQTT)
UK
6 months to
5 Jul 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 793 1041 1178
Rank change year-on-year +248 +137 +22
Permanent jobs citing MQTT 54 71 47
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.069% 0.048% 0.026%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.46% 0.31% 0.17%
Number of salaries quoted 36 56 36
Median annual salary £57,500 £55,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.55% +10.00% +2.04%
10th Percentile £40,250 £40,000 £37,500
90th Percentile £75,375 £73,750 £80,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £57,500 £55,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +4.55% +10.00% +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 11,846 23,089 26,921
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 15.03% 15.67% 15.13%
Number of salaries quoted 9,247 17,477 21,393
Median annual salary £50,000 £46,000 £46,196
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.70% -0.42% +2.66%
10th Percentile £27,500 £26,000 £25,750
90th Percentile £78,750 £77,500 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.88% - +6.25%

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 5 July 2020.

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 5 July 2020. 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 +260 51 £57,500 +4.55% 8
UK excluding London +238 45 £57,500 +4.55% 8
North of England +150 18 £57,500 +91.67% 3
South East +158 13 £55,000 +18.28% 3
North West +115 13 £57,500 +91.67% 1
London +155 9 £48,750 -27.78%
South West +118 6 - -
Yorkshire - 5 - - 2
East of England +98 4 £45,000 - 2
Wales - 3 £32,500 -
Midlands +105 1 £60,000 +9.09%
West Midlands +81 1 £60,000 +9.09%

For the 6 months to 5 July 2020, 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 39 (72.22%) Software Engineering
2 35 (64.81%) C++
3 31 (57.41%) TCP/IP
4 29 (53.70%) C
5 26 (48.15%) .NET
5 26 (48.15%) Degree
6 24 (44.44%) Computer Science
6 24 (44.44%) Java
7 22 (40.74%) C#
8 19 (35.19%) Python
8 19 (35.19%) Software Testing
9 18 (33.33%) AWS
10 17 (31.48%) Bluetooth
10 17 (31.48%) Wi-Fi
10 17 (31.48%) Agile Software Development
11 16 (29.63%) Linux
11 16 (29.63%) Firmware
12 15 (27.78%) SQL
12 15 (27.78%) Windows
13 14 (25.93%) Embedded C
13 14 (25.93%) Configuration Management
14 13 (24.07%) Project Management
14 13 (24.07%) Wireless
14 13 (24.07%) Validation
14 13 (24.07%) Internet
14 13 (24.07%) Eclipse
14 13 (24.07%) Use Case
14 13 (24.07%) LTE
14 13 (24.07%) Regression Testing
14 13 (24.07%) GCC

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:

Business Applications
1 4 (7.41%) Infor M3
Cloud Services
1 18 (33.33%) AWS
2 13 (24.07%) GitHub
3 11 (20.37%) Azure
4 6 (11.11%) Slack
5 3 (5.56%) AWS IoT
5 3 (5.56%) SaaS
5 3 (5.56%) Serverless
6 1 (1.85%) Amazon S3
6 1 (1.85%) npm
Communications & Networking
1 31 (57.41%) TCP/IP
2 17 (31.48%) Bluetooth
2 17 (31.48%) Wi-Fi
3 13 (24.07%) Internet
3 13 (24.07%) LTE
3 13 (24.07%) Wireless
4 4 (7.41%) Ethernet
5 3 (5.56%) HTTPS
6 2 (3.70%) Broadband
6 2 (3.70%) Modbus
6 2 (3.70%) Profibus
6 2 (3.70%) RS-232
6 2 (3.70%) RS-485
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (24.07%) Relational Database
2 6 (11.11%) Big Data
2 6 (11.11%) NoSQL
3 3 (5.56%) Amazon Athena
3 3 (5.56%) RDBMS
4 2 (3.70%) Hadoop
4 2 (3.70%) InfluxDB
4 2 (3.70%) KDB
4 2 (3.70%) MongoDB
4 2 (3.70%) MySQL
4 2 (3.70%) PostgreSQL
4 2 (3.70%) SQL Server
4 2 (3.70%) SQL Server 2016
4 2 (3.70%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 13 (24.07%) Eclipse
1 13 (24.07%) GCC
2 10 (18.52%) Git (software)
3 6 (11.11%) JIRA
3 6 (11.11%) Team Foundation Server
3 6 (11.11%) Visual Studio Team System
4 3 (5.56%) Subversion
5 2 (3.70%) TeamCity
5 2 (3.70%) Visual Studio
6 1 (1.85%) Bower
6 1 (1.85%) gulp
6 1 (1.85%) Maven
6 1 (1.85%) Mercurial
General
1 12 (22.22%) Automotive
1 12 (22.22%) Electronics
2 4 (7.41%) Games
3 3 (5.56%) Military
4 2 (3.70%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 30 (55.56%) Software Engineer
2 17 (31.48%) Developer
3 13 (24.07%) Embedded Engineer
3 13 (24.07%) Embedded Software Engineer
4 9 (16.67%) Firmware Developer
5 8 (14.81%) IoT Software Engineer
6 7 (12.96%) Automotive Embedded Software Engineer
6 7 (12.96%) Automotive Software Engineer
6 7 (12.96%) Telematics Engineer
7 4 (7.41%) Architect
7 4 (7.41%) C Software Engineer
7 4 (7.41%) Embedded C Engineer
7 4 (7.41%) Embedded C Software Engineer
8 3 (5.56%) .NET Software Engineer
8 3 (5.56%) C++ Software Engineer
8 3 (5.56%) Embedded C/C++ Engineer
8 3 (5.56%) Embedded C/C++ Software Engineer
8 3 (5.56%) Hardware Engineer
8 3 (5.56%) Senior C Software Engineer
8 3 (5.56%) Senior Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (48.15%) .NET
2 12 (22.22%) Kafka
3 10 (18.52%) Web Services
4 8 (14.81%) RabbitMQ
5 6 (11.11%) REST
6 5 (9.26%) .NET Core
6 5 (9.26%) AngularJS
6 5 (9.26%) CSS
6 5 (9.26%) HTML
7 4 (7.41%) React
7 4 (7.41%) RESTful
8 3 (5.56%) ASP.NET Web API
8 3 (5.56%) Node.js
8 3 (5.56%) Unity (Game Engine)
8 3 (5.56%) Unreal Engine
8 3 (5.56%) WebRTC
9 2 (3.70%) HTML5
9 2 (3.70%) KnockoutJS
9 2 (3.70%) Razor View Engine
9 2 (3.70%) WebSockets
Miscellaneous
1 13 (24.07%) Internet of Things
2 9 (16.67%) User Experience
3 8 (14.81%) Linux Command Line
4 7 (12.96%) Analytical Skills
5 6 (11.11%) Algorithms
5 6 (11.11%) Data Structures
5 6 (11.11%) Embedded Systems
6 3 (5.56%) Mobile App
6 3 (5.56%) Public Cloud
6 3 (5.56%) Raspberry Pi
6 3 (5.56%) Self-Motivation
7 1 (1.85%) Arduino
7 1 (1.85%) Greenfield Project
Operating Systems
1 16 (29.63%) Linux
2 15 (27.78%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (72.22%) Software Engineering
2 24 (44.44%) Computer Science
3 19 (35.19%) Software Testing
4 17 (31.48%) Agile Software Development
5 14 (25.93%) Configuration Management
6 13 (24.07%) Project Management
6 13 (24.07%) Regression Testing
6 13 (24.07%) Use Case
6 13 (24.07%) Validation
7 10 (18.52%) Requirements Gathering
8 9 (16.67%) Problem-Solving
8 9 (16.67%) Technology Roadmap
9 8 (14.81%) Data Acquisition
9 8 (14.81%) DevOps
9 8 (14.81%) Scrum
10 7 (12.96%) Machine Learning
10 7 (12.96%) Microservices
10 7 (12.96%) SDLC
10 7 (12.96%) TDD
10 7 (12.96%) Telematics
Programming Languages
1 35 (64.81%) C++
2 29 (53.70%) C
3 24 (44.44%) Java
4 22 (40.74%) C#
5 19 (35.19%) Python
6 15 (27.78%) SQL
7 14 (25.93%) Embedded C
8 12 (22.22%) JavaScript
9 3 (5.56%) Kotlin
10 1 (1.85%) Java 8
Qualifications
1 26 (48.15%) Degree
2 7 (12.96%) Computer Science Degree
3 3 (5.56%) AWS Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (18.52%) QA
System Software
1 16 (29.63%) Firmware
2 7 (12.96%) Docker
3 2 (3.70%) Hyper-V
3 2 (3.70%) Microsoft Virtual Server
3 2 (3.70%) Virtual Servers
3 2 (3.70%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (3.70%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 5 (9.26%) Kubernetes
2 1 (1.85%) Ansible
Vendors
1 3 (5.56%) Microsoft
1 3 (5.56%) PTC
1 3 (5.56%) SAP
2 2 (3.70%) VMware