Period
to 7 July 2020

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 6 months to 7 July 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

ZigBee
UK
6 months to
7 Jul 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 804 1053 1136
Rank change year-on-year +249 +83 -36
Permanent jobs citing ZigBee 42 56 70
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.053% 0.038% 0.039%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.36% 0.24% 0.26%
Number of salaries quoted 39 42 46
Median annual salary £57,500 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +15.00% - +17.65%
10th Percentile £47,000 £32,500 £39,250
90th Percentile £75,000 £78,500 £57,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £55,500 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +5.71% +5.00% +17.65%

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

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
UK
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 11,823 23,060 27,033
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 15.03% 15.69% 15.14%
Number of salaries quoted 9,239 17,452 21,480
Median annual salary £50,000 £46,000 £46,196
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.70% -0.42% +2.66%
10th Percentile £27,500 £26,000 £25,750
90th Percentile £78,750 £77,500 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.88% - +6.25%

ZigBee
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for ZigBee in the UK

ZigBee
Salary Trend

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

Salary trend for ZigBee in the UK

ZigBee
Salary Histogram

Salary distribution for jobs citing ZigBee over the 6 months to 7 July 2020.

Salary histogram for ZigBee in the UK

ZigBee
Top 13 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 6 months to 7 July 2020. 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 +256 38 £57,500 +6.98% 8
UK excluding London +214 38 £55,500 +5.71% 8
South East +160 30 £58,750 +2.17% 3
London +150 4 £75,000 +57.89%
Scotland - 3 £53,500 -
North of England +131 2 £44,250 -31.92%
Midlands +105 1 £45,000 +28.57% 3
North West +97 1 £53,500 -17.69%
East of England +88 1 £45,000 -21.74% 1
Work from Home +70 1 £52,500 -8.70%
Northern Ireland - 1 £50,000 -
Yorkshire - 1 £35,000 -
East Midlands - 1 £45,000 - 1

For the 6 months to 7 July 2020, IT jobs citing ZigBee 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 ZigBee.

1 25 (59.52%) Bluetooth
2 22 (52.38%) C
2 22 (52.38%) Smart Meter
3 21 (50.00%) Wireless
4 18 (42.86%) Embedded C
5 13 (30.95%) Firmware
6 11 (26.19%) Secure Coding
7 10 (23.81%) 3GPP
7 10 (23.81%) Agile Software Development
7 10 (23.81%) Software Engineering
8 9 (21.43%) Electronics
8 9 (21.43%) Manufacturing
8 9 (21.43%) Python
9 8 (19.05%) Configuration Management
9 8 (19.05%) QA
9 8 (19.05%) Continuous Integration
10 7 (16.67%) Smart Energy
10 7 (16.67%) Telecoms
10 7 (16.67%) Wi-Fi
10 7 (16.67%) Problem-Solving
11 6 (14.29%) Technical Leadership
11 6 (14.29%) Internet
11 6 (14.29%) C++
11 6 (14.29%) Internet of Things
11 6 (14.29%) AWS
12 5 (11.90%) 4G
12 5 (11.90%) Change Control
12 5 (11.90%) Release Management
12 5 (11.90%) Test Automation
12 5 (11.90%) Analytical Skills

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:

Cloud Services
1 6 (14.29%) AWS
2 3 (7.14%) Amazon S3
2 3 (7.14%) AWS IoT
2 3 (7.14%) GCP
2 3 (7.14%) Serverless
3 2 (4.76%) OpenShift
4 1 (2.38%) Azure
Communications & Networking
1 25 (59.52%) Bluetooth
2 21 (50.00%) Wireless
3 10 (23.81%) 3GPP
4 7 (16.67%) Wi-Fi
5 6 (14.29%) Internet
6 5 (11.90%) 4G
6 5 (11.90%) TCP/IP
7 4 (9.52%) 5G
7 4 (9.52%) LTE
8 3 (7.14%) Ethernet
8 3 (7.14%) RS-232
8 3 (7.14%) RS-485
8 3 (7.14%) Wireshark
9 2 (4.76%) 3G
9 2 (4.76%) GPRS
9 2 (4.76%) Z-Wave
10 1 (2.38%) 802.15
10 1 (2.38%) DNS
10 1 (2.38%) IPv6
10 1 (2.38%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (7.14%) Amazon DynamoDB
2 2 (4.76%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (4.76%) Hadoop
2 2 (4.76%) InterSystems Cache
2 2 (4.76%) NoSQL
2 2 (4.76%) OLTP
2 2 (4.76%) PostgreSQL
2 2 (4.76%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 3 (7.14%) Git (software)
1 3 (7.14%) git-flow
2 1 (2.38%) JIRA
General
1 9 (21.43%) Electronics
1 9 (21.43%) Manufacturing
2 7 (16.67%) Telecoms
3 4 (9.52%) Automotive
3 4 (9.52%) Public Sector
4 3 (7.14%) Aerospace
4 3 (7.14%) Games
4 3 (7.14%) Marketing
5 1 (2.38%) Advertising
5 1 (2.38%) Finance
Job Titles
1 13 (30.95%) Firmware Engineer
2 12 (28.57%) Embedded Engineer
3 9 (21.43%) Embedded Software Engineer
3 9 (21.43%) Software Engineer
4 8 (19.05%) Architect
5 6 (14.29%) Solutions Architect
6 5 (11.90%) Embedded Firmware Engineer
6 5 (11.90%) QA Manager
6 5 (11.90%) Release Manager
6 5 (11.90%) Wireless Engineer
7 3 (7.14%) AWS Engineer
7 3 (7.14%) QA Engineer
7 3 (7.14%) Senior Server Engineer
7 3 (7.14%) Server Engineer
7 3 (7.14%) Serverless Engineer
7 3 (7.14%) Smart Energy Engineer
8 2 (4.76%) Computer Engineer
8 2 (4.76%) Smart Metering Architect
9 1 (2.38%) Principal Embedded Software Engineer
9 1 (2.38%) Senior Customer Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (7.14%) Jest
1 3 (7.14%) Lambda Expressions
1 3 (7.14%) Node.js
1 3 (7.14%) React Native
1 3 (7.14%) Serverless Framework
2 1 (2.38%) .NET
2 1 (2.38%) .NET Core
2 1 (2.38%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 22 (52.38%) Smart Meter
2 7 (16.67%) Smart Energy
3 6 (14.29%) Internet of Things
4 5 (11.90%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (4.76%) Smart City
6 1 (2.38%) Arduino
6 1 (2.38%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
6 1 (2.38%) Greenfield Project
6 1 (2.38%) Home Automation
6 1 (2.38%) Machine to Machine
6 1 (2.38%) Raspberry Pi
6 1 (2.38%) VHDL
Operating Systems
1 4 (9.52%) Linux
2 3 (7.14%) Android
2 3 (7.14%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (26.19%) Secure Coding
2 10 (23.81%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (23.81%) Software Engineering
3 8 (19.05%) Configuration Management
3 8 (19.05%) Continuous Integration
4 7 (16.67%) Problem-Solving
5 6 (14.29%) Technical Leadership
6 5 (11.90%) Change Control
6 5 (11.90%) Microservices
6 5 (11.90%) Release Management
6 5 (11.90%) Test Automation
7 3 (7.14%) Analytics
7 3 (7.14%) API Testing
7 3 (7.14%) Cybersecurity
7 3 (7.14%) Deadline-Driven
7 3 (7.14%) DevOps
7 3 (7.14%) ITIL
7 3 (7.14%) Requirements Analysis
7 3 (7.14%) Scrum
7 3 (7.14%) Static Code Analysis
Programming Languages
1 22 (52.38%) C
2 18 (42.86%) Embedded C
3 9 (21.43%) Python
4 6 (14.29%) C++
5 3 (7.14%) JavaScript
5 3 (7.14%) R
5 3 (7.14%) TypeScript
6 2 (4.76%) Java
7 1 (2.38%) C#
Qualifications
1 3 (7.14%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (19.05%) QA
2 3 (7.14%) MISRA
System Software
1 13 (30.95%) Firmware
2 3 (7.14%) Docker
Systems Management
1 4 (9.52%) HP ALM
2 2 (4.76%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 5 (11.90%) Remedy
2 4 (9.52%) HP
3 3 (7.14%) Google
4 2 (4.76%) Cloudera
4 2 (4.76%) InterSystems
5 1 (2.38%) Microsoft