Period
to 22 January 2022

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies with a requirement for XMPP skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited XMPP over the 6 months to 22 January 2022 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Extensible Messaging and Presence Protocol (XMPP) (Jabber)
UK
6 months to
22 Jan 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 998 720 990
Rank change year-on-year -278 +270 +75
Permanent jobs citing XMPP 70 57 46
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.054% 0.090% 0.036%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.14% 0.21% 0.095%
Number of salaries quoted 39 36 40
10th Percentile £36,000 £29,625 £48,375
25th Percentile £40,000 £38,250 £52,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £49,000 £72,500 £60,000
Median % change year-on-year -32.41% +20.83% -4.00%
75th Percentile £60,000 £77,500 £82,500
90th Percentile £82,500 £84,500 £95,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £49,000 £30,500 £60,000
% change year-on-year +60.66% -49.17% +50.00%

XMPP is in the Software Libraries and Frameworks category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills.

All Software Libraries and Frameworks
UK
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills 49,655 26,955 48,300
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 38.53% 42.48% 38.28%
Number of salaries quoted 30,591 23,144 39,977
10th Percentile £37,500 £35,000 £32,500
25th Percentile £46,250 £42,500 £40,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £62,500 £55,000 £55,000
Median % change year-on-year +13.64% - +4.76%
75th Percentile £81,250 £73,750 £72,500
90th Percentile £97,500 £90,000 £90,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £54,500 £50,000 £45,500
% change year-on-year +9.00% +9.89% +1.11%

XMPP
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing XMPP as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for XMPP in the UK

XMPP
Salary Trend

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing XMPP.

Salary trend for XMPP in the UK

XMPP
Salary Histogram

Salary distribution for jobs citing XMPP over the 6 months to 22 January 2022.

Salary histogram for XMPP in the UK

XMPP
Top 10 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing XMPP within the UK over the 6 months to 22 January 2022. 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
Jobs
England -243 62 £49,000 -32.41% 9
London -217 33 £40,000 -46.67% 7
UK excluding London -190 29 £49,000 +60.66% 2
Yorkshire -77 14 - -
North of England -132 14 - - 1
South East -99 10 £49,000 +63.33% 1
Work from Home -214 4 £78,750 +5.00%
East of England - 3 £52,500 -
West Midlands -73 2 £55,000 +80.33%
Midlands -97 2 £55,000 +80.33%

For the 6 months to 22 January 2022, IT jobs citing XMPP 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 XMPP.

1 39 (55.71%) Cisco
2 26 (37.14%) ITIL
3 25 (35.71%) Linux
3 25 (35.71%) HTTP
4 24 (34.29%) Telecoms
4 24 (34.29%) Continuous Integration
5 22 (31.43%) Wi-Fi
6 21 (30.00%) TCP/IP
6 21 (30.00%) Windows
6 21 (30.00%) Problem-Solving
7 19 (27.14%) MQTT
7 19 (27.14%) Python
7 19 (27.14%) Java
8 17 (24.29%) Citrix
9 16 (22.86%) Active Directory
9 16 (22.86%) Agile Software Development
9 16 (22.86%) Spring
9 16 (22.86%) Spring Boot
9 16 (22.86%) NoSQL
9 16 (22.86%) Splunk
9 16 (22.86%) WebRTC
10 15 (21.43%) Ansible
11 14 (20.00%) Kibana
11 14 (20.00%) Graylog
11 14 (20.00%) 802.1X
11 14 (20.00%) Performance Measurement
11 14 (20.00%) Integration Testing
11 14 (20.00%) Test Automation
11 14 (20.00%) STUN
11 14 (20.00%) Software Testing

XMPP
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 11 (15.71%) Elasticsearch
2 5 (7.14%) SharePoint
3 1 (1.43%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 9 (12.86%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (1.43%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (1.43%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 11 (15.71%) OpenShift
2 10 (14.29%) Cloud Computing
3 9 (12.86%) Microsoft 365
4 5 (7.14%) Azure
4 5 (7.14%) Azure Active Directory
4 5 (7.14%) SaaS
5 3 (4.29%) GCP
5 3 (4.29%) Google Play
Communications & Networking
1 25 (35.71%) HTTP
2 22 (31.43%) Wi-Fi
3 21 (30.00%) TCP/IP
4 19 (27.14%) MQTT
5 14 (20.00%) 802.11
5 14 (20.00%) Broadband
5 14 (20.00%) Ethernet
5 14 (20.00%) HTTPS
5 14 (20.00%) STUN
5 14 (20.00%) VoIP
5 14 (20.00%) Wireless
5 14 (20.00%) Wireshark
6 11 (15.71%) Firewall
6 11 (15.71%) VPN
6 11 (15.71%) WebEx
7 10 (14.29%) SCCP
8 8 (11.43%) BIG-IP
8 8 (11.43%) IPsec
8 8 (11.43%) SAN
8 8 (11.43%) Softphone
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (22.86%) NoSQL
2 11 (15.71%) Apache Cassandra
2 11 (15.71%) ArangoDB
2 11 (15.71%) Hadoop
2 11 (15.71%) HBase
2 11 (15.71%) MongoDB
3 10 (14.29%) Big Data
4 1 (1.43%) RDBMS
4 1 (1.43%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 11 (15.71%) Git (software)
1 11 (15.71%) Jenkins
1 11 (15.71%) Maven
2 1 (1.43%) MSI
General
1 24 (34.29%) Telecoms
2 11 (15.71%) Finance
2 11 (15.71%) Law
3 10 (14.29%) Multimedia
4 8 (11.43%) Documentation Skills
5 6 (8.57%) Legal
6 5 (7.14%) Organisational Skills
7 3 (4.29%) Electronics
7 3 (4.29%) Social Skills
Job Titles
1 14 (20.00%) Automation Engineer
1 14 (20.00%) Systems Engineer
1 14 (20.00%) Validation Engineer
1 14 (20.00%) Wireless Engineer
2 13 (18.57%) Developer
3 11 (15.71%) Java Developer
4 9 (12.86%) Support Specialist
5 8 (11.43%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 8 (11.43%) Network Engineer
5 8 (11.43%) Network Infrastructure Engineer
6 7 (10.00%) Audio Visual Support
7 6 (8.57%) Support Engineer
8 5 (7.14%) 1st/2nd Line Support
8 5 (7.14%) 2nd Line Support
8 5 (7.14%) Audio Visual Engineer
8 5 (7.14%) Identity and Access Management Engineer
8 5 (7.14%) Identity Management Engineer
8 5 (7.14%) Team Leader
8 5 (7.14%) Technical Leader
8 5 (7.14%) Technical Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (22.86%) Spring
1 16 (22.86%) Spring Boot
1 16 (22.86%) WebRTC
2 14 (20.00%) 802.1X
3 11 (15.71%) Apache Thrift
3 11 (15.71%) Guice
3 11 (15.71%) Kafka
3 11 (15.71%) Lucene
3 11 (15.71%) Protocol Buffers
3 11 (15.71%) Vert.x
4 10 (14.29%) LDAP
4 10 (14.29%) SAML
5 8 (11.43%) RESTful
6 5 (7.14%) CSS3
6 5 (7.14%) Java EE
6 5 (7.14%) JSON
6 5 (7.14%) OAuth
6 5 (7.14%) OpenID
6 5 (7.14%) Regular Expression
6 5 (7.14%) Spring Security
Miscellaneous
1 13 (18.57%) Management Information System
2 10 (14.29%) Social Media
2 10 (14.29%) Social Network
3 8 (11.43%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 5 (7.14%) Blackberry
4 5 (7.14%) Enterprise Software
4 5 (7.14%) Replication
4 5 (7.14%) Virtual Team
4 5 (7.14%) YubiKey
5 3 (4.29%) CCTV
5 3 (4.29%) Data Protection Act
5 3 (4.29%) iPhone
5 3 (4.29%) Mobile App
5 3 (4.29%) User Experience
5 3 (4.29%) Video Conferencing
6 1 (1.43%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 25 (35.71%) Linux
2 21 (30.00%) Windows
3 11 (15.71%) Windows 10
4 8 (11.43%) SUSE
5 5 (7.14%) Android
6 3 (4.29%) Apple iOS
7 2 (2.86%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (37.14%) ITIL
2 24 (34.29%) Continuous Integration
3 21 (30.00%) Problem-Solving
4 16 (22.86%) Agile Software Development
5 14 (20.00%) Computer Science
5 14 (20.00%) Integration Testing
5 14 (20.00%) Performance Measurement
5 14 (20.00%) Software Testing
5 14 (20.00%) Test Automation
5 14 (20.00%) Validation
6 13 (18.57%) Kalman Filter
6 13 (18.57%) Regulatory Compliance
7 11 (15.71%) API Development
7 11 (15.71%) CI/CD
7 11 (15.71%) Data Acquisition
7 11 (15.71%) Dependency Injection
7 11 (15.71%) Microservices
7 11 (15.71%) Multithreading
7 11 (15.71%) TDD
8 10 (14.29%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 19 (27.14%) Java
1 19 (27.14%) Python
2 14 (20.00%) C
2 14 (20.00%) C++
3 8 (11.43%) PowerShell
4 6 (8.57%) SQL
5 5 (7.14%) Perl
5 5 (7.14%) VB
5 5 (7.14%) VBScript
6 3 (4.29%) Objective-C
7 2 (2.86%) Apple Swift
7 2 (2.86%) Kotlin
8 1 (1.43%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 9 (12.86%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
2 5 (7.14%) CCNP
2 5 (7.14%) Cisco Certification
3 3 (4.29%) CCNA
3 3 (4.29%) Degree
4 1 (1.43%) MCSE
4 1 (1.43%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.29%) SLA
2 1 (1.43%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 16 (22.86%) Active Directory
2 11 (15.71%) Apache ZooKeeper
2 11 (15.71%) Docker
3 5 (7.14%) NDS
4 3 (4.29%) XenApp
5 1 (1.43%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 15 (21.43%) Ansible
2 14 (20.00%) Graylog
2 14 (20.00%) Kibana
3 11 (15.71%) Kubernetes
4 9 (12.86%) Active Directory Federation Services
5 5 (7.14%) CA Single Sign-On
5 5 (7.14%) Cisco CUCM
5 5 (7.14%) Opscode Chef
5 5 (7.14%) PingFederate
5 5 (7.14%) Single Sign-On
6 2 (2.86%) Cisco UCCX
7 1 (1.43%) Microsoft Intune
Vendors
1 39 (55.71%) Cisco
2 17 (24.29%) Citrix
3 16 (22.86%) Splunk
4 14 (20.00%) Microsoft
5 11 (15.71%) Dell
6 9 (12.86%) VMware
7 8 (11.43%) F5
7 8 (11.43%) Fortinet
7 8 (11.43%) HP
7 8 (11.43%) IBM
7 8 (11.43%) ServiceNow
7 8 (11.43%) SolarWinds
8 6 (8.57%) Apple
9 5 (7.14%) CyberArk
9 5 (7.14%) ForgeRock
9 5 (7.14%) iManage
9 5 (7.14%) NetIQ
9 5 (7.14%) Okta
10 3 (4.29%) Google
10 3 (4.29%) Zeacom