Period
to 19 October 2019

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

Extensible Messaging and Presence Protocol (XMPP) (Jabber)
UK
6 months to
19 Oct 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 978 1104 1038
Rank change year-on-year +126 -66 +80
Permanent jobs citing XMPP 92 60 173
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.068% 0.036% 0.099%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.18% 0.091% 0.25%
Number of salaries quoted 75 42 149
UK median annual salary £49,000 £57,500 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -14.78% -4.17% -
10th Percentile £32,500 £42,500 £42,500
90th Percentile £71,000 £91,250 £88,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £47,500 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year -5.00% +5.26% +5.56%

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 51,038 65,886 70,285
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 37.46% 39.98% 40.21%
Number of salaries quoted 41,906 54,491 58,135
UK median annual salary £55,000 £51,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.84% +2.00% +5.26%
10th Percentile £32,500 £31,250 £29,750
90th Percentile £87,500 £82,500 £77,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year - +5.88% +2.41%

XMPP
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for XMPP in the UK

XMPP
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing XMPP.

Salary trend for XMPP in the UK

XMPP
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing XMPP over the 6 months to 19 October 2019.

Salary histogram for XMPP in the UK

XMPP
Top 9 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 19 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 +120 92 £49,000 -14.78% 10
UK excluding London +117 48 £47,500 -5.00% 4
London +85 44 £55,000 -4.35% 6
South West +34 15 £40,000 -
North of England - 15 £42,500 -
North West - 15 £42,500 -
Midlands - 11 £55,000 - 1
West Midlands - 11 £55,000 -
South East - 7 £47,500 - 3

For the 6 months to 19 October 2019, 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 69 (75.00%) Cisco
2 36 (39.13%) Cisco CUCM
3 33 (35.87%) VoIP
4 31 (33.70%) WebEx
5 30 (32.61%) Unified Communications
6 26 (28.26%) Windows
7 24 (26.09%) Microsoft
7 24 (26.09%) Computer Science
8 23 (25.00%) Cisco Certification
8 23 (25.00%) SQL Server
9 22 (23.91%) Linux
10 20 (21.74%) Docker
11 19 (20.65%) Cisco UCCX
12 18 (19.57%) Degree
12 18 (19.57%) AWS
12 18 (19.57%) CCNP
13 16 (17.39%) CCNA
13 16 (17.39%) Microsoft Certification
13 16 (17.39%) LAN
13 16 (17.39%) Agile Software Development
13 16 (17.39%) JIRA
14 15 (16.30%) Amazon SQS
14 15 (16.30%) Amazon RDS
14 15 (16.30%) Finance
14 15 (16.30%) Telepresence
14 15 (16.30%) AWS Lambda
14 15 (16.30%) Serverless
15 14 (15.22%) Problem-Solving
16 13 (14.13%) SLA
16 13 (14.13%) Microsoft Office

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 7 (7.61%) CMS
2 5 (5.43%) Elasticsearch
3 4 (4.35%) Confluence
4 1 (1.09%) MS Exchange
4 1 (1.09%) SharePoint
4 1 (1.09%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 13 (14.13%) Microsoft Office
2 4 (4.35%) MS Visio
3 1 (1.09%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 1 (1.09%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (1.09%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 18 (19.57%) AWS
2 15 (16.30%) Amazon SQS
2 15 (16.30%) AWS Lambda
2 15 (16.30%) Serverless
3 11 (11.96%) AWS IoT
4 7 (7.61%) Office 365
5 5 (5.43%) GCP
6 4 (4.35%) Amazon EC2
6 4 (4.35%) Amazon ECS
6 4 (4.35%) Amazon ElastiCache
6 4 (4.35%) AWS Fargate
6 4 (4.35%) Cloud Computing
6 4 (4.35%) CloudFront
7 2 (2.17%) Azure
8 1 (1.09%) Google Play
8 1 (1.09%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 33 (35.87%) VoIP
2 31 (33.70%) WebEx
3 30 (32.61%) Unified Communications
4 16 (17.39%) LAN
5 15 (16.30%) Telepresence
6 13 (14.13%) Firewall
7 12 (13.04%) HTTP
8 11 (11.96%) FTP
8 11 (11.96%) MQTT
8 11 (11.96%) SMTP
8 11 (11.96%) SSH
9 10 (10.87%) VPN
9 10 (10.87%) WAN
10 9 (9.78%) Cisco IOS
10 9 (9.78%) Wireless
11 7 (7.61%) Network Security
12 6 (6.52%) Cisco IPT
12 6 (6.52%) Cisco Nexus
12 6 (6.52%) IP Telephony
12 6 (6.52%) MGCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (25.00%) SQL Server
2 15 (16.30%) Amazon RDS
3 12 (13.04%) PostgreSQL
4 11 (11.96%) Amazon Aurora
4 11 (11.96%) Amazon Redshift
5 4 (4.35%) MariaDB
5 4 (4.35%) MySQL
5 4 (4.35%) Redis
6 3 (3.26%) Relational Database
7 1 (1.09%) Apache Cassandra
7 1 (1.09%) Big Data
7 1 (1.09%) Hadoop
7 1 (1.09%) HBase
7 1 (1.09%) MongoDB
7 1 (1.09%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 16 (17.39%) JIRA
2 11 (11.96%) Selenium
3 5 (5.43%) Git (software)
4 4 (4.35%) Bitbucket
General
1 15 (16.30%) Finance
2 10 (10.87%) Telecoms
3 7 (7.61%) Law
3 7 (7.61%) Public Sector
4 5 (5.43%) Legal
5 2 (2.17%) Banking
6 1 (1.09%) Billing
6 1 (1.09%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 24 (26.09%) Cisco Engineer
2 15 (16.30%) Network Engineer
3 14 (15.22%) Analyst
4 12 (13.04%) Developer
5 10 (10.87%) Unified Communications Engineer
6 9 (9.78%) Service Manager
6 9 (9.78%) Voice Engineer
7 8 (8.70%) Collaboration Engineer
8 7 (7.61%) .NET Developer
8 7 (7.61%) AWS Developer
8 7 (7.61%) C# .NET Developer
8 7 (7.61%) C# Developer
8 7 (7.61%) Presales Engineer
8 7 (7.61%) Systems Engineer
8 7 (7.61%) Unified Communications Manager
9 6 (6.52%) Cisco Analyst
9 6 (6.52%) Cisco Network Engineer
9 6 (6.52%) Security Engineer
9 6 (6.52%) Support Engineer
9 6 (6.52%) Voice Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (11.96%) .NET
1 11 (11.96%) Ajax
1 11 (11.96%) ASP.NET
1 11 (11.96%) ASP.NET Web Forms
1 11 (11.96%) XML
2 4 (4.35%) OAuth
2 4 (4.35%) SAML
2 4 (4.35%) Socket.IO
2 4 (4.35%) WebSockets
3 2 (2.17%) GraphQL
4 1 (1.09%) 802.1X
4 1 (1.09%) Apache Thrift
4 1 (1.09%) Guice
4 1 (1.09%) Kafka
4 1 (1.09%) Lucene
4 1 (1.09%) Material Design
4 1 (1.09%) Protocol Buffers
4 1 (1.09%) RxSwift
4 1 (1.09%) Spring
4 1 (1.09%) WebRTC
Miscellaneous
1 11 (11.96%) Algorithms
1 11 (11.96%) Smart Home
2 7 (7.61%) Handset
2 7 (7.61%) Social Media
2 7 (7.61%) Wiki
3 6 (6.52%) Enterprise Software
4 4 (4.35%) CCTV
4 4 (4.35%) User Experience
5 3 (3.26%) Self-Motivation
6 2 (2.17%) IVR
6 2 (2.17%) Management Information System
6 2 (2.17%) Video Conferencing
7 1 (1.09%) Blackberry
7 1 (1.09%) Data Centre
7 1 (1.09%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 26 (28.26%) Windows
2 22 (23.91%) Linux
3 12 (13.04%) Android
4 9 (9.78%) Windows 10
5 7 (7.61%) Apple iOS
6 4 (4.35%) Unix
7 3 (3.26%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (26.09%) Computer Science
2 16 (17.39%) Agile Software Development
3 14 (15.22%) Problem-Solving
4 12 (13.04%) API Development
4 12 (13.04%) Continuous Integration
4 12 (13.04%) Presales
4 12 (13.04%) Project Management
5 11 (11.96%) Continuous Delivery
5 11 (11.96%) Memory Management
5 11 (11.96%) MVC
5 11 (11.96%) OO
5 11 (11.96%) OOD
5 11 (11.96%) TDD
5 11 (11.96%) Unit Testing
5 11 (11.96%) Web Development
6 10 (10.87%) Service Management
7 8 (8.70%) ITIL
8 7 (7.61%) Business Development
8 7 (7.61%) Matrix Management
8 7 (7.61%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 13 (14.13%) C
2 12 (13.04%) SQL
3 11 (11.96%) C#
3 11 (11.96%) Python
4 7 (7.61%) PowerShell
5 6 (6.52%) Java
6 5 (5.43%) C++
7 4 (4.35%) Bash Shell
7 4 (4.35%) Objective-C
7 4 (4.35%) PHP
8 1 (1.09%) Apple Swift
8 1 (1.09%) Go
8 1 (1.09%) Kotlin
Qualifications
1 23 (25.00%) Cisco Certification
2 18 (19.57%) CCNP
2 18 (19.57%) Degree
3 16 (17.39%) CCNA
3 16 (17.39%) Microsoft Certification
4 12 (13.04%) Security Cleared
5 8 (8.70%) Computer Science Degree
6 7 (7.61%) DV Cleared
6 7 (7.61%) MCSA
7 6 (6.52%) CCSA
7 6 (6.52%) CCSE
8 5 (5.43%) MCSE
8 5 (5.43%) MCTS
9 4 (4.35%) SANS
10 2 (2.17%) CCENT
10 2 (2.17%) CCIE
10 2 (2.17%) CCIE Collaboration
10 2 (2.17%) Check Point Certification
10 2 (2.17%) DBS Check
11 1 (1.09%) JNCIS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (14.13%) SLA
2 5 (5.43%) Cyber Essentials
3 1 (1.09%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
3 1 (1.09%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 20 (21.74%) Docker
2 11 (11.96%) Active Directory
3 7 (7.61%) Virtual Machines
4 5 (5.43%) VMware Infrastructure
5 4 (4.35%) Firmware
5 4 (4.35%) VMware NSX
6 1 (1.09%) Apache ZooKeeper
6 1 (1.09%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 36 (39.13%) Cisco CUCM
2 19 (20.65%) Cisco UCCX
3 5 (5.43%) Cisco CME
4 4 (4.35%) FortiGate
4 4 (4.35%) SCCM
5 3 (3.26%) Cisco UCCE
6 2 (2.17%) Cisco Prime
7 1 (1.09%) Ansible
7 1 (1.09%) Norton AntiVirus
7 1 (1.09%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 69 (75.00%) Cisco
2 24 (26.09%) Microsoft
3 6 (6.52%) Avaya
3 6 (6.52%) CheckPoint
3 6 (6.52%) SolarWinds
4 5 (5.43%) VMware
5 4 (4.35%) Atlassian
5 4 (4.35%) Google
5 4 (4.35%) PubNub
5 4 (4.35%) SendGrid
6 3 (3.26%) Palo Alto
6 3 (3.26%) Red Box
7 2 (2.17%) F5
7 2 (2.17%) Sophos
7 2 (2.17%) WatchGuard
8 1 (1.09%) Blue Coat
8 1 (1.09%) Forcepoint
8 1 (1.09%) Juniper
8 1 (1.09%) Salesforce.com
8 1 (1.09%) Symantec