Period
to 23 February 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 23 February 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Message Queue Telemetry Transport (MQTT)
UK
6 months to
23 Feb 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 1039 1175 1176
Rank change year-on-year +136 +1 +87
Permanent jobs citing MQTT 72 41 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.048% 0.023% 0.005%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.32% 0.15% 0.031%
Number of salaries quoted 53 35 6
UK median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £49,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +1.01% -10.00%
10th Percentile £40,200 £37,500 £42,250
90th Percentile £72,500 £65,000 £90,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +25.00% -30.43%

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 22,651 26,828 29,147
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 15.06% 15.22% 16.61%
Number of salaries quoted 17,725 21,661 23,676
UK median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% - -
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,000 £25,750
90th Percentile £76,250 £73,750 £72,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £40,500 £40,000
% 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 23 February 2019.

Salary histogram for MQTT in the UK

MQTT
Top 10 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 23 February 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 +123 68 £50,000 -4.76% 31
UK excluding London +71 44 £50,000 - 26
South East +64 30 £50,000 -14.89% 6
London +96 24 £67,500 -54.24% 5
North West - 6 £30,000 - 2
North of England - 6 £30,000 - 5
Midlands +42 3 £44,000 -12.00% 12
East Midlands +31 3 £44,000 -12.00% 6
South West -15 3 £50,000 - 2
East of England +56 2 - - 1

For the 6 months to 23 February 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 33 (45.83%) C
1 33 (45.83%) Software Engineering
2 31 (43.06%) C++
2 31 (43.06%) Python
3 29 (40.28%) JavaScript
4 21 (29.17%) Firmware
5 20 (27.78%) Node.js
6 19 (26.39%) Amazon AWS
7 18 (25.00%) Modbus
8 17 (23.61%) Git (software)
9 16 (22.22%) Bluetooth
9 16 (22.22%) REST
10 14 (19.44%) TCP/IP
11 13 (18.06%) Electronics
12 12 (16.67%) Linux
12 12 (16.67%) NoSQL
12 12 (16.67%) Degree
12 12 (16.67%) SDLC
13 11 (15.28%) Agile Software Development
13 11 (15.28%) Wireless
14 10 (13.89%) CSS
14 10 (13.89%) SQL
14 10 (13.89%) C#
14 10 (13.89%) Microsoft Azure
14 10 (13.89%) Test Automation
14 10 (13.89%) WebSockets
14 10 (13.89%) Profibus
14 10 (13.89%) CAN bus
14 10 (13.89%) Sass
14 10 (13.89%) LESS

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 7 (9.72%) Apache Pig
1 7 (9.72%) Apache Spark
2 2 (2.78%) ArcGIS
Business Applications
1 2 (2.78%) Infor M3
Cloud Services
1 19 (26.39%) Amazon AWS
2 10 (13.89%) Microsoft Azure
3 6 (8.33%) Serverless
4 4 (5.56%) SaaS
5 3 (4.17%) npm
5 3 (4.17%) Yarn
6 2 (2.78%) Azure Data Factory
6 2 (2.78%) Cloud Computing
6 2 (2.78%) Google Cloud Platform
6 2 (2.78%) Google Play
7 1 (1.39%) AWS Lambda
Communications & Networking
1 18 (25.00%) Modbus
2 16 (22.22%) Bluetooth
3 14 (19.44%) TCP/IP
4 11 (15.28%) Wireless
5 10 (13.89%) Profibus
6 8 (11.11%) HTTP
6 8 (11.11%) RS-485
6 8 (11.11%) Wi-Fi
7 7 (9.72%) Ethernet
7 7 (9.72%) GSM
8 5 (6.94%) Internet
9 3 (4.17%) NFC
10 2 (2.78%) AMQP
10 2 (2.78%) LAN
10 2 (2.78%) RS-232
10 2 (2.78%) WAN
10 2 (2.78%) ZigBee
11 1 (1.39%) Broadband
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (16.67%) NoSQL
2 9 (12.50%) Big Data
3 8 (11.11%) MongoDB
3 8 (11.11%) RethinkDB
4 7 (9.72%) Hadoop
5 5 (6.94%) PostgreSQL
6 4 (5.56%) Amazon RDS
7 2 (2.78%) GIS
7 2 (2.78%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 17 (23.61%) Git (software)
2 8 (11.11%) PostCSS
2 8 (11.11%) webpack
3 6 (8.33%) Subversion
4 3 (4.17%) Bower
4 3 (4.17%) Grunt
4 3 (4.17%) gulp
5 2 (2.78%) Eclipse
5 2 (2.78%) GNU Toolchain
General
1 13 (18.06%) Electronics
2 9 (12.50%) Finance
2 9 (12.50%) Retail
3 7 (9.72%) Law
3 7 (9.72%) Military
4 3 (4.17%) Telecoms
5 2 (2.78%) Banking
6 1 (1.39%) Games
Job Titles
1 30 (41.67%) Software Engineer
2 22 (30.56%) Embedded Engineer
3 20 (27.78%) Developer
4 18 (25.00%) Embedded Software Engineer
5 8 (11.11%) Web Developer
6 7 (9.72%) Full Stack Developer
6 7 (9.72%) Full Stack Web Developer
6 7 (9.72%) Senior Software Engineer
7 6 (8.33%) Data Engineer
8 5 (6.94%) Big Data Engineer
8 5 (6.94%) C Software Engineer
8 5 (6.94%) C/C++ Software Engineer
8 5 (6.94%) C++ Software Engineer
8 5 (6.94%) Designer
8 5 (6.94%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
9 4 (5.56%) C# Software Engineer
10 3 (4.17%) Architect
10 3 (4.17%) Hardware Engineer
10 3 (4.17%) Software Developer
11 2 (2.78%) C++ Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (27.78%) Node.js
2 16 (22.22%) REST
3 10 (13.89%) CSS
3 10 (13.89%) LESS
3 10 (13.89%) Sass
3 10 (13.89%) WebSockets
4 8 (11.11%) Express
4 8 (11.11%) Redux
5 7 (9.72%) HTML
5 7 (9.72%) HTML5
5 7 (9.72%) NumPy
5 7 (9.72%) Pandas
5 7 (9.72%) scikit-learn
5 7 (9.72%) SciPy
6 5 (6.94%) React
7 4 (5.56%) AngularJS
7 4 (5.56%) PostGIS
7 4 (5.56%) TensorFlow
8 3 (4.17%) Polymer
8 3 (4.17%) Web Components
Miscellaneous
1 10 (13.89%) CAN bus
2 9 (12.50%) Embedded Systems
3 5 (6.94%) Cloud Native
3 5 (6.94%) Mobile App
3 5 (6.94%) User Experience
4 3 (4.17%) Internet of Things
4 3 (4.17%) Social Network
5 2 (2.78%) Arduino
5 2 (2.78%) iPhone
5 2 (2.78%) Raspberry Pi
6 1 (1.39%) Algorithms
6 1 (1.39%) Data Structures
6 1 (1.39%) Fintech
6 1 (1.39%) Renewable Energy
6 1 (1.39%) Smart City
Operating Systems
1 12 (16.67%) Linux
2 4 (5.56%) Android
2 4 (5.56%) FreeRTOS
3 2 (2.78%) Apple iOS
3 2 (2.78%) Embedded Linux
3 2 (2.78%) VxWorks
4 1 (1.39%) Debian
4 1 (1.39%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (45.83%) Software Engineering
2 12 (16.67%) SDLC
3 11 (15.28%) Agile Software Development
4 10 (13.89%) Test Automation
5 8 (11.11%) Artificial Intelligence
5 8 (11.11%) Computer Science
5 8 (11.11%) Scrum
5 8 (11.11%) Web Development
6 7 (9.72%) Front End Development
6 7 (9.72%) Machine Learning
6 7 (9.72%) Problem-Solving
7 5 (6.94%) API Design
7 5 (6.94%) Decision-Making
7 5 (6.94%) Quantitative Analysis
7 5 (6.94%) Software Architecture
7 5 (6.94%) TDD
8 4 (5.56%) Android Development
8 4 (5.56%) Data Modelling
8 4 (5.56%) UML
8 4 (5.56%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 33 (45.83%) C
2 31 (43.06%) C++
2 31 (43.06%) Python
3 29 (40.28%) JavaScript
4 10 (13.89%) C#
4 10 (13.89%) SQL
5 9 (12.50%) Java
6 7 (9.72%) Scala
7 5 (6.94%) TypeScript
8 3 (4.17%) Embedded C
9 2 (2.78%) PowerShell
10 1 (1.39%) Bash Shell
10 1 (1.39%) Embedded C++
10 1 (1.39%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 12 (16.67%) Degree
2 7 (9.72%) Computer Science Degree
3 2 (2.78%) MCP
3 2 (2.78%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (1.39%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.39%) MISRA
System Software
1 21 (29.17%) Firmware
2 4 (5.56%) Apache ZooKeeper
Systems Management
1 1 (1.39%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 7 (9.72%) BT
2 6 (8.33%) Google
3 2 (2.78%) Microsoft