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

Message Queue Telemetry Transport (MQTT)
UK
6 months to
27 Sep 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 665 1042 1135
Rank change year-on-year +377 +93 +58
Permanent jobs citing MQTT 19 50 35
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.040% 0.036% 0.021%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.26% 0.23% 0.14%
Number of salaries quoted 14 37 24
Median annual salary £53,750 £55,000 £51,250
Median salary % change year-on-year -2.27% +7.32% -29.31%
10th Percentile £40,925 £43,250 £37,000
90th Percentile £85,500 £75,000 £74,625
UK excluding London median annual salary £53,750 £55,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year -2.27% +15.79% +15.15%

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 7,422 22,039 24,876
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 15.59% 15.70% 14.97%
Number of salaries quoted 5,876 16,713 19,754
Median annual salary £52,500 £45,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +16.67% -5.26% +5.56%
10th Percentile £30,500 £25,538 £25,750
90th Percentile £82,500 £77,500 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £46,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +8.24% - +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 27 September 2020.

Salary histogram for MQTT in the UK

MQTT
Top 7 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 September 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
UK excluding London +309 19 £53,750 -2.27% 10
England +371 18 £55,000 - 13
South East +212 9 £52,500 +12.90% 2
North of England +195 7 £65,000 +116.67% 4
Yorkshire - 7 £65,000 - 2
East of England +149 2 £62,500 - 1
Northern Ireland - 1 £45,000 -

For the 6 months to 27 September 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 12 (63.16%) C++
1 12 (63.16%) TCP/IP
1 12 (63.16%) Software Engineering
2 9 (47.37%) HTML
2 9 (47.37%) C
2 9 (47.37%) CSS
2 9 (47.37%) Computer Science
3 7 (36.84%) Linux
3 7 (36.84%) Ethernet
4 6 (31.58%) Requirements Gathering
4 6 (31.58%) Agile Software Development
4 6 (31.58%) Wi-Fi
4 6 (31.58%) Bluetooth
4 6 (31.58%) AWS
4 6 (31.58%) Embedded Systems
5 5 (26.32%) Degree
5 5 (26.32%) JavaScript
5 5 (26.32%) Firmware
5 5 (26.32%) Electronics
6 4 (21.05%) MVC
6 4 (21.05%) VMware
6 4 (21.05%) C#
6 4 (21.05%) Microsoft
6 4 (21.05%) jQuery
6 4 (21.05%) Continuous Integration
6 4 (21.05%) Modbus
6 4 (21.05%) Profibus
6 4 (21.05%) KnockoutJS
6 4 (21.05%) REST
7 3 (15.79%) High Availability

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:

Cloud Services
1 6 (31.58%) AWS
2 3 (15.79%) Azure
3 2 (10.53%) SaaS
4 1 (5.26%) AWS CloudFormation
4 1 (5.26%) AWS IoT
4 1 (5.26%) AWS Lambda
4 1 (5.26%) npm
4 1 (5.26%) Office 365
4 1 (5.26%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 12 (63.16%) TCP/IP
2 7 (36.84%) Ethernet
3 6 (31.58%) Bluetooth
3 6 (31.58%) Wi-Fi
4 4 (21.05%) Modbus
4 4 (21.05%) Profibus
5 3 (15.79%) RS-232
5 3 (15.79%) RS-485
6 2 (10.53%) 4G
6 2 (10.53%) Broadband
6 2 (10.53%) HTTPS
6 2 (10.53%) Wireless
7 1 (5.26%) 2G
7 1 (5.26%) ADSL
7 1 (5.26%) DHCP
7 1 (5.26%) DNS
7 1 (5.26%) LAN
7 1 (5.26%) SSL
7 1 (5.26%) VPN
7 1 (5.26%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (15.79%) Hadoop
1 3 (15.79%) InfluxDB
1 3 (15.79%) MongoDB
1 3 (15.79%) MySQL
1 3 (15.79%) PostgreSQL
1 3 (15.79%) Relational Database
1 3 (15.79%) SQL Server
1 3 (15.79%) SQL Server 2016
1 3 (15.79%) SQLite
2 1 (5.26%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 3 (15.79%) Subversion
1 3 (15.79%) TeamCity
1 3 (15.79%) Visual Studio
2 1 (5.26%) Bower
2 1 (5.26%) gulp
2 1 (5.26%) Maven
General
1 5 (26.32%) Electronics
2 3 (15.79%) Automotive
2 3 (15.79%) Manufacturing
2 3 (15.79%) Military
3 2 (10.53%) Games
4 1 (5.26%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 11 (57.89%) Software Engineer
2 7 (36.84%) Embedded Engineer
2 7 (36.84%) Embedded Software Engineer
3 5 (26.32%) Architect
4 3 (15.79%) C Software Engineer
4 3 (15.79%) C# Software Engineer
4 3 (15.79%) C/C++ Embedded Software Engineer
4 3 (15.79%) C/C++ Firmware Engineer
4 3 (15.79%) C/C++ Software Engineer
4 3 (15.79%) C++ Software Engineer
4 3 (15.79%) Embedded C Engineer
4 3 (15.79%) Embedded C Software Engineer
4 3 (15.79%) Embedded C/C++ Engineer
4 3 (15.79%) Embedded C/C++ Software Engineer
4 3 (15.79%) Embedded C++ Engineer
4 3 (15.79%) Embedded C++ Software Engineer
4 3 (15.79%) Embedded Firmware Engineer
4 3 (15.79%) Firmware Engineer
4 3 (15.79%) Hardware Engineer
4 3 (15.79%) Lead Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (47.37%) CSS
1 9 (47.37%) HTML
2 4 (21.05%) jQuery
2 4 (21.05%) KnockoutJS
2 4 (21.05%) REST
3 3 (15.79%) .NET
3 3 (15.79%) Ajax
3 3 (15.79%) ASP.NET
3 3 (15.79%) ASP.NET MVC 5
3 3 (15.79%) COM
3 3 (15.79%) HTML5
3 3 (15.79%) Kafka
3 3 (15.79%) MFC
3 3 (15.79%) MSMQ
3 3 (15.79%) RabbitMQ
3 3 (15.79%) Razor View Engine
3 3 (15.79%) WCF
3 3 (15.79%) WebSockets
3 3 (15.79%) WinForms
3 3 (15.79%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 6 (31.58%) Embedded Systems
2 2 (10.53%) Device Driver
2 2 (10.53%) Public Cloud
2 2 (10.53%) Self-Motivation
3 1 (5.26%) Greenfield Project
3 1 (5.26%) Internet of Things
Operating Systems
1 7 (36.84%) Linux
2 3 (15.79%) Windows
3 1 (5.26%) Embedded Linux
3 1 (5.26%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (63.16%) Software Engineering
2 9 (47.37%) Computer Science
3 6 (31.58%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (31.58%) Requirements Gathering
4 4 (21.05%) Continuous Integration
4 4 (21.05%) MVC
5 3 (15.79%) High Availability
5 3 (15.79%) Microservices
5 3 (15.79%) Scrum
5 3 (15.79%) Web Development
6 2 (10.53%) Data Privacy
6 2 (10.53%) Device Driver Development
6 2 (10.53%) Infrastructure as Code
6 2 (10.53%) Project Planning
6 2 (10.53%) Waterfall
7 1 (5.26%) Data Analytics
7 1 (5.26%) Product Roadmap
7 1 (5.26%) Supplier Management
7 1 (5.26%) TDD
7 1 (5.26%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 12 (63.16%) C++
2 9 (47.37%) C
3 5 (26.32%) JavaScript
4 4 (21.05%) C#
5 3 (15.79%) SQL
6 2 (10.53%) Embedded C
6 2 (10.53%) Embedded C++
6 2 (10.53%) Java
7 1 (5.26%) Java 8
7 1 (5.26%) Python
Qualifications
1 5 (26.32%) Degree
2 3 (15.79%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (5.26%) CCNA
3 1 (5.26%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (10.53%) QA
System Software
1 5 (26.32%) Firmware
2 3 (15.79%) Hyper-V
2 3 (15.79%) Microsoft Virtual Server
2 3 (15.79%) Virtual Servers
2 3 (15.79%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (15.79%) vSphere
3 1 (5.26%) Active Directory
3 1 (5.26%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (5.26%) Ansible
Vendors
1 4 (21.05%) Microsoft
1 4 (21.05%) VMware
2 1 (5.26%) EMC
2 1 (5.26%) PTC