Period
to 27 February 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 27 February 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Message Queue Telemetry Transport (MQTT)
UK
6 months to
27 Feb 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 972 1044 1189
Rank change year-on-year +72 +145 +11
Permanent jobs citing MQTT 49 73 41
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.040% 0.048% 0.023%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.27% 0.32% 0.15%
Number of salaries quoted 36 54 35
UK median annual salary £57,500 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +15.00% - +1.01%
10th Percentile £37,125 £40,300 £37,500
90th Percentile £63,125 £72,500 £65,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £57,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +15.00% - +25.00%

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 18,443 22,740 26,857
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 15.00% 15.04% 15.23%
Number of salaries quoted 14,525 17,794 21,690
UK median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.56% -
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,250 £26,000
90th Percentile £76,250 £76,250 £73,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,500
% change year-on-year - +4.94% +1.25%

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 27 February 2020.

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 27 February 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 +89 45 £57,500 +15.00% 16
UK excluding London +109 41 £57,500 +15.00% 10
North of England +68 19 £57,500 +91.67% 2
North West +51 19 £57,500 +91.67% 2
London +56 8 £45,000 -33.33% 6
South East +23 8 £55,000 +10.00% 3
South West +41 6 £60,000 +20.00% 1
Wales - 4 £33,750 -
East of England +68 3 £45,000 - 2
West Midlands +36 1 £60,000 +9.09%
Midlands +35 1 £60,000 +34.83% 2

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 35 (71.43%) Software Engineering
2 31 (63.27%) C
3 26 (53.06%) C++
4 22 (44.90%) Bluetooth
4 22 (44.90%) TCP/IP
4 22 (44.90%) Wi-Fi
4 22 (44.90%) Computer Science
5 21 (42.86%) Java
6 20 (40.82%) .NET
6 20 (40.82%) C#
7 19 (38.78%) Embedded C
7 19 (38.78%) Firmware
7 19 (38.78%) Wireless
7 19 (38.78%) Degree
8 17 (34.69%) Validation
8 17 (34.69%) Python
9 16 (32.65%) Software Testing
10 15 (30.61%) AWS
11 14 (28.57%) Use Case
11 14 (28.57%) LTE
11 14 (28.57%) GCC
11 14 (28.57%) GitHub
11 14 (28.57%) Internet of Things
11 14 (28.57%) Regression Testing
11 14 (28.57%) Windows
11 14 (28.57%) Linux
11 14 (28.57%) Internet
11 14 (28.57%) Project Management
11 14 (28.57%) Eclipse
11 14 (28.57%) Problem-Solving

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 3 (6.12%) Confluence
2 1 (2.04%) ThingWorx
Applications
1 3 (6.12%) PlantUML
Business Applications
1 3 (6.12%) Infor M3
Cloud Services
1 15 (30.61%) AWS
2 14 (28.57%) GitHub
3 4 (8.16%) AWS IoT
3 4 (8.16%) Serverless
4 3 (6.12%) Amazon EC2
4 3 (6.12%) Azure
4 3 (6.12%) SaaS
5 2 (4.08%) Slack
6 1 (2.04%) Amazon CloudWatch
6 1 (2.04%) Amazon Kinesis
6 1 (2.04%) Amazon S3
6 1 (2.04%) AWS Lambda
Communications & Networking
1 22 (44.90%) Bluetooth
1 22 (44.90%) TCP/IP
1 22 (44.90%) Wi-Fi
2 19 (38.78%) Wireless
3 14 (28.57%) Internet
3 14 (28.57%) LTE
4 8 (16.33%) NFC
5 5 (10.20%) GSM
5 5 (10.20%) RFID
5 5 (10.20%) RS-232
6 3 (6.12%) 3GPP
6 3 (6.12%) 802.11
6 3 (6.12%) 802.15
6 3 (6.12%) AMQP
6 3 (6.12%) ZigBee
7 1 (2.04%) Firewall
7 1 (2.04%) HTTP
7 1 (2.04%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (24.49%) Relational Database
2 4 (8.16%) Amazon Athena
2 4 (8.16%) RDBMS
3 3 (6.12%) NoSQL
4 2 (4.08%) Big Data
5 1 (2.04%) Amazon Aurora
5 1 (2.04%) KDB
Development Applications
1 14 (28.57%) Eclipse
1 14 (28.57%) GCC
2 10 (20.41%) Git (software)
3 6 (12.24%) Subversion
4 5 (10.20%) JIRA
5 3 (6.12%) Bitbucket Server
6 2 (4.08%) Team Foundation Server
6 2 (4.08%) Visual Studio Team System
7 1 (2.04%) Mercurial
General
1 9 (18.37%) Automotive
2 7 (14.29%) Electronics
3 3 (6.12%) Finance
4 2 (4.08%) Games
Job Titles
1 27 (55.10%) Developer
2 18 (36.73%) Software Engineer
3 11 (22.45%) Embedded Engineer
3 11 (22.45%) Embedded Software Engineer
3 11 (22.45%) Firmware Developer
4 7 (14.29%) Automotive Embedded Software Engineer
4 7 (14.29%) Automotive Software Engineer
4 7 (14.29%) IoT Software Engineer
4 7 (14.29%) Telematics Engineer
5 6 (12.24%) Embedded Developer
5 6 (12.24%) Embedded Software Developer
5 6 (12.24%) Software Developer
6 5 (10.20%) C Developer
6 5 (10.20%) Embedded C Developer
6 5 (10.20%) IoT Developer
7 3 (6.12%) Angular Developer
7 3 (6.12%) Backend Developer
7 3 (6.12%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
7 3 (6.12%) JavaScript Developer
8 2 (4.08%) Virtual Reality Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (40.82%) .NET
2 7 (14.29%) Kafka
2 7 (14.29%) Web Services
3 5 (10.20%) AngularJS
3 5 (10.20%) RESTful
4 4 (8.16%) Node.js
4 4 (8.16%) REST
5 3 (6.12%) .NET Core
5 3 (6.12%) 802.1X
5 3 (6.12%) CSS
5 3 (6.12%) HTML
5 3 (6.12%) Unity (Game Engine)
5 3 (6.12%) Unreal Engine
6 2 (4.08%) RabbitMQ
6 2 (4.08%) React
6 2 (4.08%) WebRTC
7 1 (2.04%) ASP.NET Web API
7 1 (2.04%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 14 (28.57%) Internet of Things
2 10 (20.41%) Analytical Skills
3 8 (16.33%) Linux Command Line
4 6 (12.24%) User Experience
5 5 (10.20%) CAN bus
6 4 (8.16%) Mobile App
6 4 (8.16%) Raspberry Pi
7 3 (6.12%) Greenfield Project
7 3 (6.12%) PKI
8 2 (4.08%) Algorithms
8 2 (4.08%) Data Structures
8 2 (4.08%) Embedded Systems
9 1 (2.04%) 3D Graphics
9 1 (2.04%) Arduino
9 1 (2.04%) Augmented Reality
9 1 (2.04%) Public Cloud
9 1 (2.04%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 14 (28.57%) Linux
1 14 (28.57%) Windows
2 3 (6.12%) FreeRTOS
2 3 (6.12%) ThreadX
3 1 (2.04%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (71.43%) Software Engineering
2 22 (44.90%) Computer Science
3 17 (34.69%) Validation
4 16 (32.65%) Software Testing
5 14 (28.57%) Problem-Solving
5 14 (28.57%) Project Management
5 14 (28.57%) Regression Testing
5 14 (28.57%) Use Case
6 12 (24.49%) Telematics
7 11 (22.45%) Agile Software Development
8 10 (20.41%) Configuration Management
9 8 (16.33%) Data Acquisition
9 8 (16.33%) Technology Roadmap
10 5 (10.20%) DevOps
10 5 (10.20%) Scrum
11 4 (8.16%) Resource Management
12 3 (6.12%) API Design
12 3 (6.12%) Embedded Software Development
12 3 (6.12%) Machine Learning
12 3 (6.12%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 31 (63.27%) C
2 26 (53.06%) C++
3 21 (42.86%) Java
4 20 (40.82%) C#
5 19 (38.78%) Embedded C
6 17 (34.69%) Python
7 12 (24.49%) SQL
8 10 (20.41%) JavaScript
9 5 (10.20%) ANSI C
10 2 (4.08%) Kotlin
Qualifications
1 19 (38.78%) Degree
2 4 (8.16%) AWS Certification
3 3 (6.12%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (8.16%) QA
System Software
1 19 (38.78%) Firmware
2 6 (12.24%) Docker
Systems Management
1 4 (8.16%) Kubernetes
2 1 (2.04%) Ansible
2 1 (2.04%) Proxmox
Vendors
1 4 (8.16%) SAP
2 3 (6.12%) Atlassian
2 3 (6.12%) PTC
3 1 (2.04%) Microsoft