The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies with a requirement for ZigBee skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited ZigBee over the 3 months to 27 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

ZigBee
UK
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 827 917 976
Rank change year-on-year +90 +59  
Permanent jobs citing ZigBee 63 15 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.071% 0.015% 0.005%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.44% 0.090% 0.032%
Number of salaries quoted 54 12 5
Median salary £45,000 £47,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.26% +18.75%  
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £27,500 £33,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £50,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £50,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year -10.00% +25.00%  

ZigBee is in the communications and computer networking skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills.

Communications & Computer Network Skills
UK
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 14375 16711 18941
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 16.12% 16.97% 17.31%
Number of salaries quoted 11703 13908 15439
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £67,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year - +2.40%  

ZigBee
Job Vacancy Trend

The job posting trend of jobs advertised citing ZigBee as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Communications & Networking category.

Job vacancy trend for ZigBee in the UK

ZigBee
Salary Trend

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

Salary trend for ZigBee in the UK

ZigBee
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing ZigBee over the 3 months to 27 June 2017.

Salary histogram for ZigBee in the UK

ZigBee
Top 30 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing ZigBee within the UK over the 3 months to 27 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +92 62 £45,000 -5.26% 9
South East +61 19 £50,000 - 1
Berkshire - 19 £50,000 - 1
South West +7 13 £42,500 -10.52%
London +40 11 £75,000 +172.72% 2
Newbury - 10 £50,000 -
Yorkshire - 9 £40,000 -
Devon - 8 £43,750 -
Plymouth - 8 £43,750 -
Maidenhead - 8 £43,750 - 1
Doncaster - 7 £40,000 -
South Yorkshire - 7 £40,000 -
Gloucestershire -3 4 £32,000 -32.63%
East of England -12 3 £55,000 +10.00% 2
Cambridgeshire -21 3 £55,000 +10.00% 2
Warwickshire - 3 £45,000 - 2
Tewkesbury - 3 £32,000 -
Cambridge - 3 £55,000 - 1
West Midlands - 3 £45,000 - 2
Leicester - 2 - -
Wakefield - 2 £40,000 -
West Yorkshire - 2 £40,000 -
Leicestershire - 2 - -
East Midlands - 2 - -
Tyne and Wear - 1 £46,000 - 1
North West - 1 £85,000 - 1
North East - 1 £46,000 - 1
Cheshire - 1 £85,000 - 1
Warwick - 1 £40,000 -
Reading - 1 £50,000 -

For the 6 months to 27 June 2017, IT jobs citing ZigBee also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads with a requirement for ZigBee.

1 94 (81.03%) C++
2 88 (75.86%) C
3 72 (62.07%) Firmware
4 61 (52.59%) Electronics
5 53 (45.69%) Degree
6 50 (43.10%) Software Engineering
7 46 (39.66%) Wireless
7 46 (39.66%) Bluetooth
8 43 (37.07%) Embedded C++
9 42 (36.21%) Wi-Fi
10 41 (35.34%) TCP/IP
11 40 (34.48%) Embedded C
12 38 (32.76%) Ethernet
13 34 (29.31%) Manufacturing
14 32 (27.59%) Smart Home
15 30 (25.86%) SDLC
16 29 (25.00%) Linux
17 26 (22.41%) RS-485
18 24 (20.69%) Embedded Systems
19 23 (19.83%) RS-232
19 23 (19.83%) Analytical Skills
20 22 (18.97%) Validation
21 21 (18.10%) Computer Science
22 19 (16.38%) RS-422
22 19 (16.38%) ANSI C
22 19 (16.38%) Home Automation
23 18 (15.52%) Java
23 18 (15.52%) Internet
24 17 (14.66%) REST
24 17 (14.66%) Internet of Things

ZigBee
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 2 (1.72%) JBoss
1 2 (1.72%) Oracle SOA Suite
1 2 (1.72%) Tomcat
1 2 (1.72%) WebLogic
Applications
1 5 (4.31%) Spreadsheet
2 1 (0.86%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.72%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.86%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 46 (39.66%) Bluetooth
1 46 (39.66%) Wireless
2 42 (36.21%) Wi-Fi
3 41 (35.34%) TCP/IP
4 38 (32.76%) Ethernet
5 26 (22.41%) RS-485
6 23 (19.83%) RS-232
7 19 (16.38%) RS-422
8 18 (15.52%) Internet
9 13 (11.21%) GSM
10 11 (9.48%) GPRS
11 9 (7.76%) HTTP
12 5 (4.31%) IPv6
13 4 (3.45%) WAN
14 3 (2.59%) 802.15
15 2 (1.72%) 3G
15 2 (1.72%) 4G
15 2 (1.72%) DECT
15 2 (1.72%) HTTPS
15 2 (1.72%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (2.59%) Big Data
2 2 (1.72%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 6 (5.17%) Subversion
2 5 (4.31%) Git (software)
3 4 (3.45%) JIRA
4 1 (0.86%) Bugzilla
4 1 (0.86%) Trac
General
1 61 (52.59%) Electronics
2 34 (29.31%) Manufacturing
3 4 (3.45%) Finance
3 4 (3.45%) Telecoms
4 2 (1.72%) Automotive
4 2 (1.72%) Banking
5 1 (0.86%) Law
5 1 (0.86%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 47 (40.52%) Software Engineer
2 45 (38.79%) Embedded Engineer
3 43 (37.07%) Firmware Engineer
4 40 (34.48%) Embedded Software Engineer
5 34 (29.31%) Embedded Firmware Engineer
6 31 (26.72%) Developer
7 14 (12.07%) Embedded Developer
8 12 (10.34%) C++ Developer
9 8 (6.90%) C++ Software Engineer
9 8 (6.90%) Firmware Developer
9 8 (6.90%) Interoperability Testing (IOT) Engineer
10 7 (6.03%) Consultant
10 7 (6.03%) Senior C++ Developer
10 7 (6.03%) Senior Developer
11 6 (5.17%) Embedded C Engineer
11 6 (5.17%) Embedded C/C++ Engineer
11 6 (5.17%) Embedded C++ Engineer
12 5 (4.31%) Embedded C++ Developer
13 4 (3.45%) C/C++ Embedded Software Engineer
13 4 (3.45%) C/C++ Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (14.66%) REST
2 16 (13.79%) JSON
3 6 (5.17%) Middleware
4 3 (2.59%) 802.1X
4 3 (2.59%) HTML
4 3 (2.59%) Web Services
5 2 (1.72%) Apache Wicket
5 2 (1.72%) JMS
5 2 (1.72%) JSP
5 2 (1.72%) PhoneGap
5 2 (1.72%) Servlets
5 2 (1.72%) Spring
5 2 (1.72%) Spring Integration
5 2 (1.72%) Spring MVC
5 2 (1.72%) Struts
5 2 (1.72%) XML
6 1 (0.86%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 32 (27.59%) Smart Home
2 24 (20.69%) Embedded Systems
3 23 (19.83%) Analytical Skills
4 21 (18.10%) Computer Science
5 19 (16.38%) Home Automation
6 17 (14.66%) Internet of Things
7 8 (6.90%) Smart Meter
8 6 (5.17%) Smart Energy
9 5 (4.31%) Device Driver
10 4 (3.45%) Mobile App
11 2 (1.72%) Algorithms
11 2 (1.72%) Data Structures
12 1 (0.86%) Enterprise Software
12 1 (0.86%) Handset
12 1 (0.86%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 29 (25.00%) Linux
2 10 (8.62%) Embedded Linux
3 5 (4.31%) Android
4 4 (3.45%) Windows
5 2 (1.72%) Apple iOS
5 2 (1.72%) Unix
6 1 (0.86%) Nucleus RTOS
6 1 (0.86%) ThreadX
6 1 (0.86%) Windows Embedded Compact
Processes & Methodologies
1 50 (43.10%) Software Engineering
2 30 (25.86%) SDLC
3 22 (18.97%) Validation
4 12 (10.34%) Agile Software Development
5 11 (9.48%) Scrum
6 9 (7.76%) Linux Kernel Development
6 9 (7.76%) Test Automation
7 6 (5.17%) Logistics
8 5 (4.31%) Cybersecurity
8 5 (4.31%) Embedded Software Development
8 5 (4.31%) Supply Chain Management
9 4 (3.45%) Defect Tracking
9 4 (3.45%) Stakeholder Management
10 3 (2.59%) Asset Management
10 3 (2.59%) Mathematics
10 3 (2.59%) MVC
10 3 (2.59%) Physics
11 2 (1.72%) Continuous Integration
11 2 (1.72%) Integration Testing
11 2 (1.72%) Release Management
Programming Languages
1 94 (81.03%) C++
2 88 (75.86%) C
3 43 (37.07%) Embedded C++
4 40 (34.48%) Embedded C
5 19 (16.38%) ANSI C
6 18 (15.52%) Java
7 16 (13.79%) Python
8 6 (5.17%) C#
9 4 (3.45%) Assembly Language
10 3 (2.59%) Perl
11 1 (0.86%) JavaScript
11 1 (0.86%) MATLAB
11 1 (0.86%) SQL
Qualifications
1 53 (45.69%) Degree
2 16 (13.79%) Computer Science Degree
3 15 (12.93%) Numerate Degree
4 2 (1.72%) PhD
5 1 (0.86%) ISTQB
5 1 (0.86%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.86%) QA
System Software
1 72 (62.07%) Firmware
Vendors
1 11 (9.48%) Atmel
2 7 (6.03%) EMC
3 2 (1.72%) Oracle
4 1 (0.86%) Arqiva
4 1 (0.86%) CA
4 1 (0.86%) Google
4 1 (0.86%) HP
4 1 (0.86%) Microsoft
4 1 (0.86%) SAP
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