Period
to 16 April 2021

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

Extensible Messaging and Presence Protocol (XMPP) (Jabber)
UK
6 months to
16 Apr 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 780 924 1009
Rank change year-on-year +144 +85 +132
Permanent jobs citing XMPP 73 53 117
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.087% 0.047% 0.079%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.22% 0.12% 0.20%
Number of salaries quoted 36 46 75
10th Percentile £40,000 £48,125 £38,750
25th Percentile £41,250 £57,500 £48,875
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £57,000 £70,000 £60,000
Median % change year-on-year -18.57% +16.67% -9.43%
75th Percentile £75,000 £81,875 £68,125
90th Percentile £89,000 £95,000 £91,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £65,000 £60,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +8.33% +33.33% +5.88%

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 33,618 44,154 58,121
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 40.03% 39.47% 39.10%
Number of salaries quoted 27,045 36,695 48,021
10th Percentile £35,000 £32,500 £31,250
25th Percentile £42,500 £41,250 £38,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £55,000 £55,000 £52,500
Median % change year-on-year - +4.76% +5.00%
75th Percentile £75,000 £75,000 £71,250
90th Percentile £90,000 £90,000 £85,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% +2.27%

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 16 April 2021.

Salary histogram for XMPP in the UK

XMPP
Top 7 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 16 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 +165 72 £57,000 -18.57% 7
UK excluding London +124 43 £65,000 +8.33% 5
North of England +71 37 £65,000 -10.34% 3
Yorkshire - 37 £65,000 - 2
London +99 29 £50,000 -33.33% 2
South East +65 6 £30,000 -50.00% 1
Work from Home -132 2 £77,500 -13.89% 2

For the 6 months to 16 April 2021, 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 50 (68.49%) Continuous Integration
2 49 (67.12%) Computer Science
2 49 (67.12%) C
3 44 (60.27%) TCP/IP
4 43 (58.90%) HTTP
5 41 (56.16%) 802.11
5 41 (56.16%) 802.1X
6 38 (52.05%) Python
6 38 (52.05%) Wireless
6 38 (52.05%) Telecoms
7 37 (50.68%) Wi-Fi
7 37 (50.68%) Validation
7 37 (50.68%) Integration Testing
7 37 (50.68%) Wireshark
7 37 (50.68%) STUN
7 37 (50.68%) Software Testing
7 37 (50.68%) Test Automation
7 37 (50.68%) C++
7 37 (50.68%) Broadband
7 37 (50.68%) Ethernet
7 37 (50.68%) HTTPS
7 37 (50.68%) Performance Measurement
7 37 (50.68%) Kibana
7 37 (50.68%) Graylog
7 37 (50.68%) MQTT
8 28 (38.36%) Cisco
9 23 (31.51%) Microsoft
10 18 (24.66%) LAN
10 18 (24.66%) Linux
11 17 (23.29%) Windows

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 13 (17.81%) Apache
2 12 (16.44%) ejabberd
2 12 (16.44%) IIS
2 12 (16.44%) nginx
2 12 (16.44%) Tomcat
3 4 (5.48%) Apache Spark
3 4 (5.48%) Elasticsearch
4 1 (1.37%) MS Exchange
4 1 (1.37%) OpenStack
Applications
1 1 (1.37%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 7 (9.59%) Cloud Computing
2 5 (6.85%) AWS
3 4 (5.48%) Azure
3 4 (5.48%) Microsoft 365
4 2 (2.74%) Amazon CloudWatch
4 2 (2.74%) Amazon EC2
4 2 (2.74%) Amazon ECS
4 2 (2.74%) Amazon ElastiCache
4 2 (2.74%) Amazon ELB
4 2 (2.74%) Amazon SQS
4 2 (2.74%) Asana
4 2 (2.74%) AWS Fargate
4 2 (2.74%) AWS Lambda
4 2 (2.74%) CloudFront
4 2 (2.74%) GCP
4 2 (2.74%) PubNub
4 2 (2.74%) SaaS
4 2 (2.74%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 44 (60.27%) TCP/IP
2 43 (58.90%) HTTP
3 41 (56.16%) 802.11
4 38 (52.05%) Wireless
5 37 (50.68%) Broadband
5 37 (50.68%) Ethernet
5 37 (50.68%) HTTPS
5 37 (50.68%) MQTT
5 37 (50.68%) STUN
5 37 (50.68%) Wi-Fi
5 37 (50.68%) Wireshark
6 18 (24.66%) LAN
7 16 (21.92%) Firewall
7 16 (21.92%) SNMP
8 15 (20.55%) VPN
9 12 (16.44%) Asterisk PBX
9 12 (16.44%) BGP
9 12 (16.44%) Diameter Protocol
9 12 (16.44%) Internet
9 12 (16.44%) PBX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (16.44%) SQL Server
2 6 (8.22%) Apache Cassandra
2 6 (8.22%) Big Data
2 6 (8.22%) Hadoop
3 5 (6.85%) HBase
3 5 (6.85%) MongoDB
3 5 (6.85%) NoSQL
3 5 (6.85%) Relational Database
4 3 (4.11%) Apache Hive
4 3 (4.11%) Impala
4 3 (4.11%) RDBMS
5 2 (2.74%) Amazon RDS
5 2 (2.74%) MariaDB
5 2 (2.74%) MySQL
5 2 (2.74%) Redis
Development Applications
1 2 (2.74%) Git (software)
General
1 38 (52.05%) Telecoms
2 14 (19.18%) Games
3 5 (6.85%) Banking
4 4 (5.48%) Finance
5 2 (2.74%) Law
5 2 (2.74%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 30 (41.10%) Systems Engineer
1 30 (41.10%) Wireless Engineer
2 28 (38.36%) Network Engineer
3 25 (34.25%) Automation Engineer
4 18 (24.66%) Validation Engineer
5 12 (16.44%) Broadband Engineer
5 12 (16.44%) Customer Engineer
5 12 (16.44%) Network Systems Engineer
5 12 (16.44%) Wireless Network Engineer
6 8 (10.96%) Unified Communications Engineer
7 7 (9.59%) Senior Automation Engineer
8 5 (6.85%) Architect
9 4 (5.48%) Cisco Architect
9 4 (5.48%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 4 (5.48%) Network Support
9 4 (5.48%) Network Support Engineer
9 4 (5.48%) Support Engineer
10 3 (4.11%) Cisco Engineer
10 3 (4.11%) IT Support
11 2 (2.74%) IT Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 41 (56.16%) 802.1X
2 6 (8.22%) Kafka
3 2 (2.74%) Apache Thrift
3 2 (2.74%) GraphQL
3 2 (2.74%) Lucene
3 2 (2.74%) Node.js
3 2 (2.74%) Protocol Buffers
3 2 (2.74%) Socket.IO
3 2 (2.74%) WebSockets
4 1 (1.37%) Guice
4 1 (1.37%) LDAP
4 1 (1.37%) Middleware
4 1 (1.37%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 15 (20.55%) Data Centre
2 12 (16.44%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (4.11%) Video Conferencing
4 2 (2.74%) Mobile App
4 2 (2.74%) Self-Motivation
4 2 (2.74%) User Experience
5 1 (1.37%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 18 (24.66%) Linux
2 17 (23.29%) Windows
3 12 (16.44%) Debian
4 4 (5.48%) CentOS
4 4 (5.48%) Ubuntu
5 3 (4.11%) Oracle Linux
5 3 (4.11%) Unix
5 3 (4.11%) Windows 10
6 1 (1.37%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 50 (68.49%) Continuous Integration
2 49 (67.12%) Computer Science
3 37 (50.68%) Integration Testing
3 37 (50.68%) Performance Measurement
3 37 (50.68%) Software Testing
3 37 (50.68%) Test Automation
3 37 (50.68%) Validation
4 13 (17.81%) Open Source
5 12 (16.44%) Architectural Design
5 12 (16.44%) High Availability
5 12 (16.44%) Load Balancing
5 12 (16.44%) Penetration Testing
5 12 (16.44%) Risk Assessment
6 8 (10.96%) Analytics
7 5 (6.85%) Data Science
8 4 (5.48%) Cybersecurity
8 4 (5.48%) Infrastructure Engineering
8 4 (5.48%) Network Monitoring
8 4 (5.48%) Requirements Gathering
8 4 (5.48%) Software Licensing
Programming Languages
1 49 (67.12%) C
2 38 (52.05%) Python
3 37 (50.68%) C++
4 15 (20.55%) Bash Shell
5 14 (19.18%) PHP
6 13 (17.81%) Perl
7 2 (2.74%) Java
7 2 (2.74%) JavaScript
7 2 (2.74%) TypeScript
8 1 (1.37%) AWK
8 1 (1.37%) Java 8
Qualifications
1 12 (16.44%) Computer Science Degree
1 12 (16.44%) Degree
2 7 (9.59%) Cisco Certification
3 4 (5.48%) CCNA
3 4 (5.48%) SC Cleared
3 4 (5.48%) Security Cleared
4 1 (1.37%) CCIE
4 1 (1.37%) CCIE Collaboration
4 1 (1.37%) CCNP
System Software
1 12 (16.44%) iptables
1 12 (16.44%) Kamailio
1 12 (16.44%) KVM
1 12 (16.44%) Postfix
1 12 (16.44%) QEMU
2 4 (5.48%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (4.11%) Active Directory
3 3 (4.11%) Docker
4 2 (2.74%) Apache ZooKeeper
5 1 (1.37%) BitLocker
5 1 (1.37%) NFS
5 1 (1.37%) oVirt
Systems Management
1 37 (50.68%) Graylog
1 37 (50.68%) Kibana
2 15 (20.55%) Ansible
3 13 (17.81%) Puppet
4 12 (16.44%) Galera Cluster
4 12 (16.44%) HAProxy
4 12 (16.44%) ZABBIX
5 8 (10.96%) Cisco CUCM
5 8 (10.96%) Cisco UCCX
6 4 (5.48%) Nagios
7 2 (2.74%) Cisco UCCE
7 2 (2.74%) Kubernetes
8 1 (1.37%) AirWatch
Vendors
1 28 (38.36%) Cisco
2 23 (31.51%) Microsoft
3 12 (16.44%) GENBAND
3 12 (16.44%) HP
3 12 (16.44%) Juniper
3 12 (16.44%) Mitel
3 12 (16.44%) Nortel
3 12 (16.44%) Percona
3 12 (16.44%) SonicWALL
4 6 (8.22%) Apple
5 4 (5.48%) Adobe
5 4 (5.48%) VMware
6 3 (4.11%) Avaya
6 3 (4.11%) NICE Systems
6 3 (4.11%) Oracle
6 3 (4.11%) Red Hat
7 2 (2.74%) Polycom
7 2 (2.74%) Red Box
7 2 (2.74%) SendGrid
7 2 (2.74%) Stackify