Period
to 25 October 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 25 October 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Message Queue Telemetry Transport (MQTT)
UK
6 months to
25 Oct 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 885 668 1036
Rank change year-on-year -217 +368 +112
Permanent jobs citing MQTT 165 20 44
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.13% 0.041% 0.032%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.01% 0.27% 0.21%
Number of salaries quoted 79 13 32
10th Percentile " £42,500 £43,250
25th Percentile £50,000 £48,750 £52,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £55,000 £60,000 £55,000
Median % change year-on-year -8.33% +9.09% +15.79%
75th Percentile £61,250 £80,000 £71,250
90th Percentile £87,500 £85,750 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £55,000 £60,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year -8.33% +9.09% +15.79%

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 16,303 7,449 21,177
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 12.90% 15.24% 15.54%
Number of salaries quoted 11,230 6,098 16,570
10th Percentile £27,500 £29,750 £25,750
25th Percentile £36,250 £37,500 £32,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £50,000 £50,000 £46,500
Median % change year-on-year - +7.53% -2.11%
75th Percentile £68,750 £67,500 £62,500
90th Percentile £85,000 £81,250 £77,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year - +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 25 October 2021.

Salary histogram for MQTT in the UK

MQTT
Top 14 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 25 October 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
England -231 120 £55,000 -12.00% 15
UK excluding London -154 103 £55,000 -8.33% 11
North of England -88 52 £55,000 -15.38% 4
Yorkshire -56 49 £55,000 -15.38% 1
Work from Home -224 45 £55,000 +4.76%
South East -142 26 £87,500 +62.79% 3
London - 22 £78,750 - 4
Midlands - 16 £62,500 - 1
West Midlands - 11 £62,500 -
East of England -104 6 £62,500 -10.71% 3
Scotland - 6 £85,000 -
East Midlands - 5 - - 1
North West - 3 £57,500 - 3
South West - 2 £40,000 -

For the 6 months to 25 October 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 98 (59.39%) Computer Science
2 91 (55.15%) C
3 86 (52.12%) C++
4 84 (50.91%) Python
5 83 (50.30%) TCP/IP
6 81 (49.09%) Ethernet
6 81 (49.09%) Software Engineering
7 77 (46.67%) Wi-Fi
8 75 (45.45%) Wireless
8 75 (45.45%) Broadband
9 71 (43.03%) Linux
10 62 (37.58%) Continuous Integration
11 61 (36.97%) HTML
12 58 (35.15%) CSS
13 55 (33.33%) Bluetooth
13 55 (33.33%) Firmware
14 54 (32.73%) Embedded Systems
15 52 (31.52%) Requirements Gathering
16 50 (30.30%) Device Driver
17 48 (29.09%) JavaScript
17 48 (29.09%) Device Driver Development
18 46 (27.88%) Kubernetes
19 45 (27.27%) AWS
19 45 (27.27%) Kibana
20 38 (23.03%) User Experience
21 37 (22.42%) React
22 35 (21.21%) HTTP
22 35 (21.21%) Agile Software Development
23 34 (20.61%) Degree
23 34 (20.61%) Social Skills

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 14 (8.48%) Elasticsearch
2 1 (0.61%) Drupal
2 1 (0.61%) ThingWorx
2 1 (0.61%) WordPress
Applications
1 1 (0.61%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 5 (3.03%) NetSuite
Cloud Services
1 45 (27.27%) AWS
2 28 (16.97%) GCP
3 27 (16.36%) Azure
4 23 (13.94%) Amazon SQS
5 19 (11.52%) Serverless
6 15 (9.09%) Slack
7 11 (6.67%) SaaS
8 5 (3.03%) Amazon Cognito
8 5 (3.03%) AWS KMS
9 3 (1.82%) Google Play
10 2 (1.21%) Azure Cosmos DB
10 2 (1.21%) Azure Logic Apps
10 2 (1.21%) Azure Service Bus
11 1 (0.61%) AWS IoT
11 1 (0.61%) AWS Lambda
11 1 (0.61%) Google Workspace
Communications & Networking
1 83 (50.30%) TCP/IP
2 81 (49.09%) Ethernet
3 77 (46.67%) Wi-Fi
4 75 (45.45%) Broadband
4 75 (45.45%) Wireless
5 55 (33.33%) Bluetooth
6 35 (21.21%) HTTP
7 33 (20.00%) HTTPS
8 27 (16.36%) 802.11
8 27 (16.36%) STUN
8 27 (16.36%) Wireshark
9 9 (5.45%) 4G
9 9 (5.45%) VPN
9 9 (5.45%) WAN
10 6 (3.64%) 3G
11 5 (3.03%) FTP
11 5 (3.03%) Intrusion Detection
11 5 (3.03%) Modbus
11 5 (3.03%) PPP
11 5 (3.03%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (16.97%) MySQL
2 27 (16.36%) NoSQL
3 25 (15.15%) PostgreSQL
3 25 (15.15%) Redis
4 20 (12.12%) Amazon DynamoDB
5 19 (11.52%) SQL Server
6 18 (10.91%) RDBMS
6 18 (10.91%) Relational Database
7 14 (8.48%) Couchbase
8 5 (3.03%) SQLite
9 3 (1.82%) Big Data
9 3 (1.82%) MongoDB
10 2 (1.21%) InfluxDB
Development Applications
1 33 (20.00%) Git (software)
2 23 (13.94%) Team Foundation Server
3 18 (10.91%) Cypress.io
3 18 (10.91%) JMeter
3 18 (10.91%) Log4Net
3 18 (10.91%) Moq
3 18 (10.91%) Newman
3 18 (10.91%) NUnit
3 18 (10.91%) Postman
3 18 (10.91%) Selenium
3 18 (10.91%) SoapUI
3 18 (10.91%) TestCafe
4 14 (8.48%) Octopus Deploy
5 10 (6.06%) Mocha
6 9 (5.45%) Bitbucket
6 9 (5.45%) Jenkins
7 6 (3.64%) JIRA
8 5 (3.03%) GoogleTest
8 5 (3.03%) Metasploit
8 5 (3.03%) Valgrind
General
1 34 (20.61%) Social Skills
2 29 (17.58%) Telecoms
3 18 (10.91%) Finance
4 14 (8.48%) Electronics
5 5 (3.03%) Analytical Skills
5 5 (3.03%) Inclusion and Diversity
5 5 (3.03%) Marketing
6 4 (2.42%) Organisational Skills
6 4 (2.42%) Spanish Language
7 1 (0.61%) Presentation Skills
Job Titles
1 64 (38.79%) Software Engineer
2 57 (34.55%) Embedded Engineer
3 52 (31.52%) Embedded Firmware Engineer
3 52 (31.52%) Firmware Engineer
4 51 (30.91%) Embedded Software Engineer
5 50 (30.30%) Embedded Linux Engineer
5 50 (30.30%) Linux Engineer
6 49 (29.70%) Embedded C Engineer
6 49 (29.70%) Embedded C/C++ Engineer
6 49 (29.70%) Embedded C++ Engineer
7 48 (29.09%) C Software Engineer
7 48 (29.09%) C/C++ Embedded Software Engineer
7 48 (29.09%) C/C++ Firmware Engineer
7 48 (29.09%) C/C++ Software Engineer
7 48 (29.09%) C++ Software Engineer
7 48 (29.09%) Embedded C Software Engineer
7 48 (29.09%) Embedded C/C++ Software Engineer
7 48 (29.09%) Embedded C++ Software Engineer
7 48 (29.09%) Embedded Linux Software Engineer
8 40 (24.24%) Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 61 (36.97%) HTML
2 58 (35.15%) CSS
3 37 (22.42%) React
4 32 (19.39%) XMPP
5 30 (18.18%) RabbitMQ
6 28 (16.97%) Jest
6 28 (16.97%) Kafka
6 28 (16.97%) Node.js
7 27 (16.36%) 802.1X
7 27 (16.36%) React Native
7 27 (16.36%) Sass
8 26 (15.76%) REST
9 24 (14.55%) .NET
10 20 (12.12%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 19 (11.52%) .NET Core
11 19 (11.52%) AngularJS
11 19 (11.52%) OpenID
12 18 (10.91%) Enzyme
12 18 (10.91%) Redux
12 18 (10.91%) Swagger
Miscellaneous
1 54 (32.73%) Embedded Systems
2 50 (30.30%) Device Driver
3 38 (23.03%) User Experience
4 13 (7.88%) Mobile App
5 10 (6.06%) Algorithms
5 10 (6.06%) Industry 4.0
5 10 (6.06%) Self-Motivation
6 6 (3.64%) Robotics
7 5 (3.03%) Analogue Electronics
7 5 (3.03%) Public Cloud
7 5 (3.03%) Raspberry Pi
7 5 (3.03%) Smartcard
8 4 (2.42%) Internet of Things
9 3 (1.82%) CCTV
9 3 (1.82%) Legacy Systems
10 2 (1.21%) Greenfield Project
10 2 (1.21%) Linux Command Line
10 2 (1.21%) Renewable Energy
11 1 (0.61%) Industrial Internet of Things
11 1 (0.61%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 71 (43.03%) Linux
2 28 (16.97%) Android
3 26 (15.76%) Windows
4 25 (15.15%) Apple iOS
5 5 (3.03%) Debian
5 5 (3.03%) Embedded Linux
5 5 (3.03%) ThreadX
5 5 (3.03%) Windows Embedded Compact
6 4 (2.42%) Unix
7 1 (0.61%) Robot Operating System
Processes & Methodologies
1 98 (59.39%) Computer Science
2 81 (49.09%) Software Engineering
3 62 (37.58%) Continuous Integration
4 52 (31.52%) Requirements Gathering
5 48 (29.09%) Device Driver Development
6 35 (21.21%) Agile Software Development
7 34 (20.61%) Full Stack Development
8 33 (20.00%) Test Automation
9 32 (19.39%) Validation
10 29 (17.58%) Data Science
11 27 (16.36%) Integration Testing
11 27 (16.36%) Performance Measurement
11 27 (16.36%) Software Testing
12 26 (15.76%) Scrum
12 26 (15.76%) TDD
13 24 (14.55%) Unit Testing
14 23 (13.94%) Android Development
15 22 (13.33%) DevOps
16 21 (12.73%) iOS Development
16 21 (12.73%) Microservices
Programming Languages
1 91 (55.15%) C
2 86 (52.12%) C++
3 84 (50.91%) Python
4 48 (29.09%) JavaScript
5 26 (15.76%) C#
6 24 (14.55%) SQL
7 20 (12.12%) Bash Shell
7 20 (12.12%) PowerShell
8 18 (10.91%) Java
8 18 (10.91%) TypeScript
9 16 (9.70%) PHP
10 15 (9.09%) ES6
11 10 (6.06%) Rust
12 8 (4.85%) Go
13 5 (3.03%) Clojure
14 3 (1.82%) Embedded C
14 3 (1.82%) Objective-C
15 2 (1.21%) Apple Swift
15 2 (1.21%) Kotlin
15 2 (1.21%) ML
Qualifications
1 34 (20.61%) Degree
2 18 (10.91%) Computer Science Degree
3 7 (4.24%) Master's Degree
4 5 (3.03%) CompTIA Security+
4 5 (3.03%) GIAC
4 5 (3.03%) OSCP
5 4 (2.42%) CISSP
5 4 (2.42%) SANS
6 3 (1.82%) CCNA
6 3 (1.82%) Cisco Certification
7 1 (0.61%) CREST Certified
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 27 (16.36%) QA
2 5 (3.03%) MISRA
3 1 (0.61%) Accessibility
3 1 (0.61%) ISO 9001
3 1 (0.61%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 55 (33.33%) Firmware
2 30 (18.18%) Docker
3 5 (3.03%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 46 (27.88%) Kubernetes
2 45 (27.27%) Kibana
3 27 (16.36%) Graylog
4 25 (15.15%) Terraform
5 18 (10.91%) Grafana
5 18 (10.91%) HAProxy
5 18 (10.91%) logstash
5 18 (10.91%) Opscode Chef
5 18 (10.91%) Opsgenie
5 18 (10.91%) Pingdom
5 18 (10.91%) ZABBIX
6 14 (8.48%) MIIS
7 5 (3.03%) Nessus
Vendors
1 31 (18.79%) Google
2 18 (10.91%) New Relic
3 14 (8.48%) Sun
4 5 (3.03%) Klocwork
4 5 (3.03%) Okta
5 3 (1.82%) Apple
5 3 (1.82%) Atlassian
5 3 (1.82%) EMC
5 3 (1.82%) VMware
6 1 (0.61%) Oracle