Period
to 13 April 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 13 April 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Message Queue Telemetry Transport (MQTT)
UK
6 months to
13 Apr 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 757 927 1052
Rank change year-on-year +170 +125 +125
Permanent jobs citing MQTT 81 58 78
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.098% 0.051% 0.052%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.75% 0.34% 0.34%
Number of salaries quoted 36 49 57
10th Percentile £42,500 £33,750 £40,600
25th Percentile £43,750 £42,500 £46,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £57,500 £57,500 £55,000
Median % change year-on-year - +4.55% -
75th Percentile £73,125 £61,250 £67,500
90th Percentile £75,000 " £72,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £55,000 £57,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year -4.35% +15.00% -

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 10,765 17,167 22,720
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 12.96% 15.08% 15.26%
Number of salaries quoted 8,197 13,725 17,682
10th Percentile £28,575 £26,250 £26,250
25th Percentile £37,500 £34,000 £33,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
Median % change year-on-year +5.26% - +5.56%
75th Percentile £65,500 £63,750 £62,500
90th Percentile £80,000 £77,500 £77,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.88% - +1.19%

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 13 April 2021.

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 13 April 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 +139 74 £60,000 +4.35% 17
UK excluding London +132 71 £55,000 -4.35% 13
North of England +78 53 £65,000 +13.04% 5
Yorkshire - 51 £65,000 - 5
South East +81 8 £52,500 +5.00% 5
London +106 7 £65,000 +33.33% 6
Work from Home -118 6 £53,750 -10.42% 3
Northern Ireland - 5 £45,000 - 2
East of England +58 4 £60,000 +33.33%
North West +19 2 £60,000 +4.35%
South West +17 1 £47,500 +26.67% 1

For the 6 months to 13 April 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 59 (72.84%) C++
2 56 (69.14%) TCP/IP
2 56 (69.14%) Ethernet
3 55 (67.90%) Computer Science
4 54 (66.67%) Wireless
5 53 (65.43%) Wi-Fi
6 50 (61.73%) C
7 44 (54.32%) Python
8 41 (50.62%) Telecoms
9 39 (48.15%) HTTP
9 39 (48.15%) Broadband
10 38 (46.91%) Continuous Integration
10 38 (46.91%) Test Automation
11 37 (45.68%) Software Testing
11 37 (45.68%) Validation
11 37 (45.68%) Graylog
12 36 (44.44%) Kibana
12 36 (44.44%) 802.1X
12 36 (44.44%) Performance Measurement
12 36 (44.44%) HTTPS
12 36 (44.44%) 802.11
12 36 (44.44%) STUN
12 36 (44.44%) Integration Testing
12 36 (44.44%) XMPP
12 36 (44.44%) Wireshark
13 35 (43.21%) Linux
14 25 (30.86%) Software Engineering
15 24 (29.63%) HTML
16 23 (28.40%) CSS
17 17 (20.99%) Device Driver

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 1 (1.23%) Elasticsearch
1 1 (1.23%) nginx
Cloud Services
1 11 (13.58%) AWS
2 5 (6.17%) Serverless
3 4 (4.94%) Azure
4 3 (3.70%) GCP
4 3 (3.70%) SaaS
5 2 (2.47%) Firebase
6 1 (1.23%) Amazon Cognito
6 1 (1.23%) Amazon SQS
6 1 (1.23%) AWS Lambda
6 1 (1.23%) Bitrise
Communications & Networking
1 56 (69.14%) Ethernet
1 56 (69.14%) TCP/IP
2 54 (66.67%) Wireless
3 53 (65.43%) Wi-Fi
4 39 (48.15%) Broadband
4 39 (48.15%) HTTP
5 36 (44.44%) 802.11
5 36 (44.44%) HTTPS
5 36 (44.44%) STUN
5 36 (44.44%) Wireshark
6 17 (20.99%) Bluetooth
7 10 (12.35%) 4G
8 6 (7.41%) 5G
8 6 (7.41%) Modbus
8 6 (7.41%) ZigBee
9 5 (6.17%) Internet
9 5 (6.17%) Profibus
9 5 (6.17%) Z-Wave
10 4 (4.94%) Firewall
10 4 (4.94%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (8.64%) MongoDB
1 7 (8.64%) NoSQL
2 3 (3.70%) Amazon DynamoDB
3 2 (2.47%) Big Data
3 2 (2.47%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (2.47%) InfluxDB
3 2 (2.47%) PostgreSQL
3 2 (2.47%) RDBMS
3 2 (2.47%) Redis
3 2 (2.47%) Relational Database
3 2 (2.47%) SQL Server
4 1 (1.23%) Apache Hive
4 1 (1.23%) Presto
4 1 (1.23%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 7 (8.64%) Git (software)
2 3 (3.70%) Bitbucket
3 2 (2.47%) Crashlytics
3 2 (2.47%) GitLab
3 2 (2.47%) JIRA
3 2 (2.47%) PHPUnit
4 1 (1.23%) Genymotion
4 1 (1.23%) Jenkins
4 1 (1.23%) JUnit
4 1 (1.23%) Travis CI
General
1 41 (50.62%) Telecoms
2 3 (3.70%) Manufacturing
3 2 (2.47%) Dutch Language
3 2 (2.47%) Electronics
3 2 (2.47%) French Language
3 2 (2.47%) German Language
3 2 (2.47%) Marketing
3 2 (2.47%) Spanish Language
4 1 (1.23%) Finance
4 1 (1.23%) Public Sector
Job Titles
1 29 (35.80%) Wireless Engineer
2 24 (29.63%) Automation Engineer
2 24 (29.63%) Embedded Engineer
3 23 (28.40%) Software Engineer
4 22 (27.16%) Embedded Software Engineer
5 17 (20.99%) Systems Engineer
5 17 (20.99%) Validation Engineer
6 15 (18.52%) C++ Software Engineer
6 15 (18.52%) Embedded C++ Engineer
6 15 (18.52%) Embedded C++ Software Engineer
7 13 (16.05%) Senior Software Engineer
8 12 (14.81%) Broadband Engineer
8 12 (14.81%) Customer Engineer
8 12 (14.81%) DSP Engineer
8 12 (14.81%) DSP Software Engineer
8 12 (14.81%) FPGA Engineer
8 12 (14.81%) Network Engineer
8 12 (14.81%) Senior C++ Software Engineer
8 12 (14.81%) Senior Embedded Software Engineer
8 12 (14.81%) Senior FPGA Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 36 (44.44%) 802.1X
1 36 (44.44%) XMPP
2 24 (29.63%) HTML
3 23 (28.40%) CSS
4 7 (8.64%) React
5 6 (7.41%) Node.js
5 6 (7.41%) RESTful
6 5 (6.17%) AngularJS
6 5 (6.17%) RabbitMQ
6 5 (6.17%) REST
6 5 (6.17%) Web Services
7 3 (3.70%) GraphQL
7 3 (3.70%) Kafka
8 2 (2.47%) jQuery
8 2 (2.47%) JSON
8 2 (2.47%) Laravel
8 2 (2.47%) OAuth
8 2 (2.47%) Sass
8 2 (2.47%) XML Schema
8 2 (2.47%) Yocto
Miscellaneous
1 17 (20.99%) Device Driver
2 16 (19.75%) Embedded Systems
3 12 (14.81%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
4 4 (4.94%) Internet of Things
4 4 (4.94%) User Experience
5 2 (2.47%) Mobile App
6 1 (1.23%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (1.23%) Media Streaming
6 1 (1.23%) Video\Live Streaming
Operating Systems
1 35 (43.21%) Linux
2 12 (14.81%) Embedded Linux
3 4 (4.94%) Android
3 4 (4.94%) Apple iOS
3 4 (4.94%) Unix
4 2 (2.47%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 55 (67.90%) Computer Science
2 38 (46.91%) Continuous Integration
2 38 (46.91%) Test Automation
3 37 (45.68%) Software Testing
3 37 (45.68%) Validation
4 36 (44.44%) Integration Testing
4 36 (44.44%) Performance Measurement
5 25 (30.86%) Software Engineering
6 15 (18.52%) Device Driver Development
6 15 (18.52%) Requirements Gathering
7 9 (11.11%) Microservices
8 8 (9.88%) Agile Software Development
9 6 (7.41%) TDD
10 5 (6.17%) Cybersecurity
10 5 (6.17%) Mentoring
11 4 (4.94%) Web Development
12 3 (3.70%) Analytics
12 3 (3.70%) Artificial Intelligence
12 3 (3.70%) MVC
12 3 (3.70%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 59 (72.84%) C++
2 50 (61.73%) C
3 44 (54.32%) Python
4 9 (11.11%) SQL
5 8 (9.88%) JavaScript
6 3 (3.70%) C#
7 2 (2.47%) Bash Shell
7 2 (2.47%) Embedded C
7 2 (2.47%) Java
7 2 (2.47%) Kotlin
7 2 (2.47%) PHP
7 2 (2.47%) TypeScript
8 1 (1.23%) Apple Swift
8 1 (1.23%) Go
8 1 (1.23%) Lua
8 1 (1.23%) Rust
Qualifications
1 4 (4.94%) CCNA
1 4 (4.94%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (3.70%) CCNP
3 2 (2.47%) Computer Science Degree
3 2 (2.47%) Degree
4 1 (1.23%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 6 (7.41%) Firmware
2 4 (4.94%) Active Directory
3 2 (2.47%) Docker
4 1 (1.23%) Advanced Linux Sound Architecture
Systems Management
1 37 (45.68%) Graylog
2 36 (44.44%) Kibana
3 4 (4.94%) Kubernetes
4 3 (3.70%) Ansible
5 2 (2.47%) Grafana
5 2 (2.47%) Prometheus
5 2 (2.47%) Terraform
Vendors
1 4 (4.94%) EMC
1 4 (4.94%) VMware
2 2 (2.47%) Google
2 2 (2.47%) Red Hat