Period
to 20 October 2019

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 20 October 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Message Queue Telemetry Transport (MQTT)
UK
6 months to
20 Oct 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 1009 1131 1181
Rank change year-on-year +122 +50 +44
Permanent jobs citing MQTT 47 32 27
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.035% 0.020% 0.015%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.22% 0.13% 0.097%
Number of salaries quoted 34 23 25
UK median annual salary £55,000 £47,500 £72,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +15.79% -34.48% -6.45%
10th Percentile £43,250 £36,750 £35,500
90th Percentile £75,000 £76,000 £78,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £55,000 £47,500 £51,250
% change year-on-year +15.79% -7.32% +7.33%

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 21,179 24,314 27,732
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 15.57% 14.87% 15.90%
Number of salaries quoted 16,254 19,239 22,562
UK median annual salary £45,500 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.21% +5.56% -
10th Percentile £25,750 £25,750 £25,750
90th Percentile £77,500 £75,000 £71,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +6.25% -

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 20 October 2019.

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 20 October 2019. 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 +114 37 £55,000 +15.79% 9
UK excluding London +97 35 £55,000 +15.79% 11
Midlands +45 12 £55,000 +22.22%
West Midlands +42 11 £55,000 +30.95%
South East - 10 £46,500 - 3
North West +43 7 £30,000 -7.69% 2
North of England +26 7 £30,000 -36.84% 2
South West +12 5 - - 1
London +87 2 £103,750 +80.43%
East of England +74 1 - - 3
East Midlands +25 1 £42,500 -10.53%

For the 6 months to 20 October 2019, 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 28 (59.57%) Agile Software Development
2 24 (51.06%) C
3 23 (48.94%) AWS
4 21 (44.68%) Docker
5 20 (42.55%) Software Engineering
6 19 (40.43%) Python
7 17 (36.17%) Microsoft
7 17 (36.17%) Serverless
8 16 (34.04%) Linux
8 16 (34.04%) JIRA
9 15 (31.91%) JavaScript
10 14 (29.79%) Java
10 14 (29.79%) MVC
10 14 (29.79%) Web Development
11 13 (27.66%) AWS IoT
12 12 (25.53%) Continuous Integration
12 12 (25.53%) TDD
12 12 (25.53%) PostgreSQL
12 12 (25.53%) HTTP
13 11 (23.40%) OO
13 11 (23.40%) OOD
13 11 (23.40%) SMTP
13 11 (23.40%) FTP
13 11 (23.40%) XML
13 11 (23.40%) SQL Server
13 11 (23.40%) ASP.NET
13 11 (23.40%) SQL
13 11 (23.40%) .NET
13 11 (23.40%) C#
13 11 (23.40%) C++

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 5 (10.64%) Confluence
2 1 (2.13%) Cloud Foundry
Cloud Services
1 23 (48.94%) AWS
2 17 (36.17%) Serverless
3 13 (27.66%) AWS IoT
4 11 (23.40%) Amazon SQS
4 11 (23.40%) AWS Lambda
5 10 (21.28%) SaaS
6 9 (19.15%) Azure
7 7 (14.89%) DigitalOcean
7 7 (14.89%) GCP
7 7 (14.89%) IaaS
8 5 (10.64%) Google Play
9 3 (6.38%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 12 (25.53%) HTTP
2 11 (23.40%) FTP
2 11 (23.40%) SMTP
2 11 (23.40%) SSH
3 7 (14.89%) Bluetooth
3 7 (14.89%) Wi-Fi
4 6 (12.77%) HTTPS
4 6 (12.77%) Internet
4 6 (12.77%) ZigBee
5 5 (10.64%) 3GPP
5 5 (10.64%) 802.11
5 5 (10.64%) 802.15
5 5 (10.64%) NFC
6 3 (6.38%) AMQP
7 1 (2.13%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (25.53%) PostgreSQL
2 11 (23.40%) Amazon Aurora
2 11 (23.40%) Amazon RDS
2 11 (23.40%) Amazon Redshift
2 11 (23.40%) SQL Server
3 10 (21.28%) MongoDB
3 10 (21.28%) NoSQL
3 10 (21.28%) RethinkDB
4 7 (14.89%) MySQL
5 1 (2.13%) Redis
Development Applications
1 16 (34.04%) JIRA
2 11 (23.40%) Selenium
3 7 (14.89%) Git (software)
4 6 (12.77%) GitLab
5 5 (10.64%) Bitbucket Server
6 3 (6.38%) PostCSS
6 3 (6.38%) webpack
7 1 (2.13%) Eclipse
7 1 (2.13%) GNU Toolchain
7 1 (2.13%) Jenkins
General
1 10 (21.28%) Retail
2 6 (12.77%) Telecoms
3 3 (6.38%) Finance
4 2 (4.26%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 19 (40.43%) Developer
1 19 (40.43%) Software Engineer
2 11 (23.40%) Embedded Engineer
3 9 (19.15%) Embedded Software Engineer
4 7 (14.89%) .NET Developer
4 7 (14.89%) AWS Developer
4 7 (14.89%) C# .NET Developer
4 7 (14.89%) C# Developer
4 7 (14.89%) IoT Software Engineer
5 6 (12.77%) Linux Engineer
6 5 (10.64%) Applications Developer
6 5 (10.64%) AWS Engineer
6 5 (10.64%) iOS Developer
6 5 (10.64%) JavaScript Engineer
6 5 (10.64%) Mobile Applications Developer
6 5 (10.64%) Mobile Developer
6 5 (10.64%) Security Engineer
7 4 (8.51%) Cloud Engineer
8 3 (6.38%) Senior Software Engineer
8 3 (6.38%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (23.40%) .NET
1 11 (23.40%) Ajax
1 11 (23.40%) ASP.NET
1 11 (23.40%) ASP.NET Web Forms
1 11 (23.40%) Express
1 11 (23.40%) Node.js
1 11 (23.40%) Redux
1 11 (23.40%) XML
1 11 (23.40%) XMPP
2 8 (17.02%) GraphQL
3 6 (12.77%) CSS
3 6 (12.77%) TensorFlow
4 5 (10.64%) 802.1X
5 3 (6.38%) AngularJS
5 3 (6.38%) Kafka
5 3 (6.38%) LESS
5 3 (6.38%) React
5 3 (6.38%) REST
5 3 (6.38%) RESTful
5 3 (6.38%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 11 (23.40%) Algorithms
1 11 (23.40%) Smart Home
2 9 (19.15%) Embedded Systems
3 6 (12.77%) Internet of Things
4 5 (10.64%) Mobile App
5 3 (6.38%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (6.38%) Greenfield Project
5 3 (6.38%) PKI
6 1 (2.13%) Device Driver
6 1 (2.13%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 16 (34.04%) Linux
2 7 (14.89%) FreeRTOS
3 5 (10.64%) Android
3 5 (10.64%) Apple iOS
3 5 (10.64%) ThreadX
4 2 (4.26%) Embedded Linux
5 1 (2.13%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (59.57%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (42.55%) Software Engineering
3 14 (29.79%) MVC
3 14 (29.79%) Web Development
4 12 (25.53%) Continuous Integration
4 12 (25.53%) TDD
5 11 (23.40%) API Development
5 11 (23.40%) Computer Science
5 11 (23.40%) Continuous Delivery
5 11 (23.40%) Memory Management
5 11 (23.40%) OO
5 11 (23.40%) OOD
5 11 (23.40%) Problem-Solving
5 11 (23.40%) Project Management
5 11 (23.40%) Unit Testing
6 8 (17.02%) Artificial Intelligence
6 8 (17.02%) DevOps
6 8 (17.02%) Scrum
7 7 (14.89%) Deep Learning
7 7 (14.89%) Infrastructure Engineering
Programming Languages
1 24 (51.06%) C
2 19 (40.43%) Python
3 15 (31.91%) JavaScript
4 14 (29.79%) Java
5 11 (23.40%) C#
5 11 (23.40%) C++
5 11 (23.40%) SQL
6 2 (4.26%) Objective-C
7 1 (2.13%) Embedded C
7 1 (2.13%) MATLAB
System Software
1 21 (44.68%) Docker
2 3 (6.38%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 1 (2.13%) Ansible
1 1 (2.13%) Terraform
Vendors
1 17 (36.17%) Microsoft
2 5 (10.64%) Atlassian
2 5 (10.64%) Google