Period
to 27 September 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 27 September 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Extensible Messaging and Presence Protocol (XMPP) (Jabber)
UK
6 months to
27 Sep 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 921 627 968
Rank change year-on-year -294 +341 +158
Permanent jobs citing XMPP 108 57 135
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.088% 0.12% 0.096%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.22% 0.27% 0.26%
Number of salaries quoted 45 52 80
10th Percentile £35,000 £29,250 £32,450
25th Percentile £38,635 £44,688 £38,750
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £50,000 £55,000 £49,000
Median % change year-on-year -9.09% +12.24% -13.27%
75th Percentile £75,000 £75,000 £55,000
90th Percentile £106,750 £79,750 £65,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £52,500 £30,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +72.13% -35.79% -5.00%

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 49,401 20,931 52,339
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 40.47% 43.92% 37.27%
Number of salaries quoted 31,981 17,813 43,250
10th Percentile £36,250 £35,000 £32,250
25th Percentile £45,000 £42,500 £39,750
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £60,000 £57,500 £52,500
Median % change year-on-year +4.35% +9.52% +5.00%
75th Percentile £78,750 £75,000 £72,500
90th Percentile £95,000 £95,000 £87,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year - +11.11% -

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 27 September 2021.

Salary histogram for XMPP in the UK

XMPP
Top 11 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 27 September 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 -273 95 £52,500 -23.64% 10
London -246 49 £50,000 -31.03% 4
UK excluding London -206 48 £52,500 +72.13% 7
North of England -100 31 £65,000 +14.04% 3
Yorkshire - 31 £65,000 - 2
Work from Home -276 13 £70,000 -6.67% 2
South East - 9 £23,000 - 1
East of England - 4 £52,500 -
East Midlands -78 2 £37,252 -
Midlands -131 2 £37,252 +22.14% 2
Scotland - 2 £39,818 - 1

For the 6 months to 27 September 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 47 (43.52%) HTTP
1 47 (43.52%) Cisco
2 43 (39.81%) Continuous Integration
3 42 (38.89%) Telecoms
4 38 (35.19%) Wireless
5 37 (34.26%) TCP/IP
5 37 (34.26%) Computer Science
6 35 (32.41%) Test Automation
6 35 (32.41%) C
6 35 (32.41%) Software Testing
7 34 (31.48%) Python
8 33 (30.56%) MQTT
9 31 (28.70%) Kibana
9 31 (28.70%) Graylog
9 31 (28.70%) 802.1X
9 31 (28.70%) Performance Measurement
9 31 (28.70%) Broadband
9 31 (28.70%) Ethernet
9 31 (28.70%) C++
9 31 (28.70%) HTTPS
9 31 (28.70%) 802.11
9 31 (28.70%) STUN
9 31 (28.70%) Wi-Fi
9 31 (28.70%) Validation
9 31 (28.70%) Integration Testing
9 31 (28.70%) Wireshark
10 29 (26.85%) Agile Software Development
11 27 (25.00%) Linux
12 24 (22.22%) Java
13 23 (21.30%) NoSQL

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 21 (19.44%) Elasticsearch
2 4 (3.70%) Apache
2 4 (3.70%) ejabberd
2 4 (3.70%) IIS
2 4 (3.70%) nginx
2 4 (3.70%) Tomcat
3 3 (2.78%) OpenStack
4 2 (1.85%) SharePoint
5 1 (0.93%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 12 (11.11%) Microsoft Office
2 5 (4.63%) Microsoft Excel
2 5 (4.63%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 16 (14.81%) Cloud Computing
2 11 (10.19%) OpenShift
3 10 (9.26%) Microsoft 365
4 9 (8.33%) GCP
5 7 (6.48%) Asana
6 6 (5.56%) AWS
7 5 (4.63%) Amazon CloudWatch
7 5 (4.63%) Amazon EC2
7 5 (4.63%) Amazon ECS
7 5 (4.63%) Amazon ElastiCache
7 5 (4.63%) Amazon ELB
7 5 (4.63%) Amazon SQS
7 5 (4.63%) AWS Fargate
7 5 (4.63%) AWS Lambda
7 5 (4.63%) CloudFront
7 5 (4.63%) PubNub
7 5 (4.63%) Serverless
8 3 (2.78%) SaaS
9 1 (0.93%) Azure
9 1 (0.93%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 47 (43.52%) HTTP
2 38 (35.19%) Wireless
3 37 (34.26%) TCP/IP
4 33 (30.56%) MQTT
5 31 (28.70%) 802.11
5 31 (28.70%) Broadband
5 31 (28.70%) Ethernet
5 31 (28.70%) HTTPS
5 31 (28.70%) STUN
5 31 (28.70%) Wi-Fi
5 31 (28.70%) Wireshark
6 16 (14.81%) VPN
7 12 (11.11%) WebEx
8 11 (10.19%) Unified Communications
9 10 (9.26%) Firewall
10 9 (8.33%) SSL
11 8 (7.41%) Internet
11 8 (7.41%) LAN
11 8 (7.41%) VoIP
12 7 (6.48%) BGP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (21.30%) NoSQL
2 14 (12.96%) Apache Cassandra
2 14 (12.96%) Hadoop
2 14 (12.96%) HBase
2 14 (12.96%) MongoDB
3 11 (10.19%) ArangoDB
3 11 (10.19%) Big Data
4 7 (6.48%) MariaDB
4 7 (6.48%) MySQL
4 7 (6.48%) Redis
5 5 (4.63%) Amazon RDS
5 5 (4.63%) Relational Database
6 4 (3.70%) PostgreSQL
6 4 (3.70%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 18 (16.67%) Git (software)
2 11 (10.19%) Jenkins
2 11 (10.19%) Maven
3 2 (1.85%) Sonatype Nexus
3 2 (1.85%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 42 (38.89%) Telecoms
2 15 (13.89%) Finance
3 13 (12.04%) Games
4 12 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
5 10 (9.26%) Social Skills
6 4 (3.70%) Law
6 4 (3.70%) Organisational Skills
6 4 (3.70%) Presentation Skills
6 4 (3.70%) Public Sector
7 3 (2.78%) Legal
7 3 (2.78%) Multimedia
8 2 (1.85%) Banking
9 1 (0.93%) Electronics
9 1 (0.93%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 31 (28.70%) Automation Engineer
2 30 (27.78%) Systems Engineer
3 26 (24.07%) Validation Engineer
3 26 (24.07%) Wireless Engineer
4 12 (11.11%) Developer
5 11 (10.19%) Java Developer
5 11 (10.19%) Team Leader
6 9 (8.33%) Desktop Support
6 9 (8.33%) Technical Leader
6 9 (8.33%) Technical Team Leader
7 8 (7.41%) 1st/2nd Line Support
7 8 (7.41%) 2nd Line Support
8 7 (6.48%) Deskside Support
9 6 (5.56%) 1st/2nd Line Support Analyst
9 6 (5.56%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
9 6 (5.56%) Analyst
9 6 (5.56%) Service Analyst
9 6 (5.56%) Service Desk Analyst
9 6 (5.56%) Service Desk Support
9 6 (5.56%) Service Desk Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (28.70%) 802.1X
2 20 (18.52%) Kafka
2 20 (18.52%) Spring
2 20 (18.52%) Spring Boot
3 18 (16.67%) RESTful
4 14 (12.96%) Apache Thrift
4 14 (12.96%) Lucene
4 14 (12.96%) Protocol Buffers
5 13 (12.04%) Node.js
5 13 (12.04%) React
5 13 (12.04%) WebRTC
6 11 (10.19%) AngularJS
6 11 (10.19%) CSS
6 11 (10.19%) Guice
6 11 (10.19%) Vert.x
6 11 (10.19%) Vue.js
7 9 (8.33%) Java EE
7 9 (8.33%) LDAP
7 9 (8.33%) SAML
7 9 (8.33%) Spring Security
Miscellaneous
1 10 (9.26%) Video Conferencing
2 9 (8.33%) Virtual Team
3 8 (7.41%) Social Media
3 8 (7.41%) Social Network
4 6 (5.56%) iPhone
4 6 (5.56%) Mobile App
4 6 (5.56%) NHS
4 6 (5.56%) User Experience
5 5 (4.63%) Data Centre
5 5 (4.63%) Self-Motivation
6 4 (3.70%) Data Protection Act
7 3 (2.78%) Private Cloud
8 2 (1.85%) Blackberry
8 2 (1.85%) Hybrid Cloud
9 1 (0.93%) CCTV
9 1 (0.93%) Handset
Operating Systems
1 27 (25.00%) Linux
2 21 (19.44%) Windows
3 13 (12.04%) Windows 10
4 5 (4.63%) Unix
4 5 (4.63%) Windows 7
5 4 (3.70%) Debian
6 2 (1.85%) Android
7 1 (0.93%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 43 (39.81%) Continuous Integration
2 37 (34.26%) Computer Science
3 35 (32.41%) Software Testing
3 35 (32.41%) Test Automation
4 31 (28.70%) Integration Testing
4 31 (28.70%) Performance Measurement
4 31 (28.70%) Validation
5 29 (26.85%) Agile Software Development
6 23 (21.30%) Problem-Solving
7 14 (12.96%) API Development
7 14 (12.96%) ITIL
7 14 (12.96%) Microservices
7 14 (12.96%) Multithreading
7 14 (12.96%) Regulatory Compliance
7 14 (12.96%) Software Engineering
7 14 (12.96%) TDD
8 13 (12.04%) Open Source
9 11 (10.19%) Data Acquisition
9 11 (10.19%) Dependency Injection
9 11 (10.19%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 35 (32.41%) C
2 34 (31.48%) Python
3 31 (28.70%) C++
4 24 (22.22%) Java
5 17 (15.74%) SQL
6 13 (12.04%) JavaScript
6 13 (12.04%) TypeScript
7 11 (10.19%) PHP
8 9 (8.33%) Bash Shell
9 6 (5.56%) Clojure
9 6 (5.56%) PowerShell
10 4 (3.70%) Perl
11 3 (2.78%) Java 8
12 1 (0.93%) Kotlin
12 1 (0.93%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 14 (12.96%) Cisco Certification
2 9 (8.33%) CCNP
3 6 (5.56%) CCNA
4 5 (4.63%) Degree
5 4 (3.70%) Computer Science Degree
6 3 (2.78%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 2 (1.85%) CCIE
8 1 (0.93%) CCIE Collaboration
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (3.70%) SLA
2 2 (1.85%) Accessibility
3 1 (0.93%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 16 (14.81%) Docker
2 14 (12.96%) Apache ZooKeeper
3 10 (9.26%) Active Directory
4 6 (5.56%) XenApp
5 4 (3.70%) iptables
5 4 (3.70%) Kamailio
5 4 (3.70%) KVM
5 4 (3.70%) Postfix
5 4 (3.70%) QEMU
6 2 (1.85%) VMware Infrastructure
6 2 (1.85%) VMware NSX
6 2 (1.85%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 31 (28.70%) Graylog
1 31 (28.70%) Kibana
2 20 (18.52%) Kubernetes
3 18 (16.67%) Cisco CUCM
4 17 (15.74%) Ansible
5 9 (8.33%) Single Sign-On
6 8 (7.41%) Cisco UCCX
7 4 (3.70%) Galera Cluster
7 4 (3.70%) HAProxy
7 4 (3.70%) Puppet
7 4 (3.70%) Terraform
7 4 (3.70%) ZABBIX
8 2 (1.85%) Cisco CME
8 2 (1.85%) Cisco Prime
8 2 (1.85%) Opscode Chef
9 1 (0.93%) Cisco UCCE
Vendors
1 47 (43.52%) Cisco
2 17 (15.74%) Microsoft
3 11 (10.19%) Splunk
4 8 (7.41%) Citrix
4 8 (7.41%) Google
5 7 (6.48%) Apple
6 6 (5.56%) Dell
7 5 (4.63%) SendGrid
7 5 (4.63%) ServiceNow
7 5 (4.63%) Stackify
8 4 (3.70%) Concur
8 4 (3.70%) GENBAND
8 4 (3.70%) HP
8 4 (3.70%) Intel
8 4 (3.70%) MobileIron
8 4 (3.70%) Nortel
8 4 (3.70%) Okta
8 4 (3.70%) Percona
8 4 (3.70%) SonicWALL
8 4 (3.70%) Zeacom