Period
to 24 February 2021

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 24 February 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

ZigBee
UK
6 months to
24 Feb 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 792 958 1082
Rank change year-on-year +166 +124 +53
Permanent jobs citing ZigBee 27 66 49
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.037% 0.054% 0.033%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.28% 0.36% 0.22%
Number of salaries quoted 36 45 45
Median annual salary £57,500 £60,000 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.17% - +20.00%
10th Percentile £42,500 £48,000 £41,250
90th Percentile £67,500 £75,000 £78,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £60,000 £60,000 £62,500
% change year-on-year - -4.00% +25.00%

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 9,761 18,447 22,473
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 13.22% 15.03% 15.07%
Number of salaries quoted 7,681 14,784 17,823
Median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% - +5.56%
10th Percentile £28,750 £26,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £80,000 £77,500 £76,503
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.88% - +3.66%

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 24 February 2021.

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 24 February 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 +171 24 £60,000 - 14
UK excluding London +117 19 £60,000 - 13
Work from Home - 10 £60,000 - 4
South West +39 6 £57,500 +35.29% 2
London +177 3 £60,000 -20.00% 2
North of England +77 3 £60,000 +15.94%
West Midlands - 3 £60,000 - 3
East of England - 3 £52,500 - 1
Northern Ireland - 3 £45,000 - 1
Midlands - 3 £60,000 - 6
Yorkshire - 2 £60,000 -
North West +70 1 £60,000 +15.94%
South East +66 1 - - 3

For the 6 months to 24 February 2021, 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 23 (85.19%) Bluetooth
1 23 (85.19%) Wireless
1 23 (85.19%) Software Engineering
2 22 (81.48%) Wi-Fi
2 22 (81.48%) Linux
3 19 (70.37%) C++
4 17 (62.96%) Electronics
5 16 (59.26%) C
6 12 (44.44%) Firmware
6 12 (44.44%) Embedded C++
7 11 (40.74%) Embedded Systems
8 10 (37.04%) Smart Home
8 10 (37.04%) Embedded C
9 9 (33.33%) Python
9 9 (33.33%) Embedded Linux
9 9 (33.33%) Docker
10 8 (29.63%) Validation
11 6 (22.22%) Internet
11 6 (22.22%) TDD
11 6 (22.22%) Degree
11 6 (22.22%) Computer Science
11 6 (22.22%) Git (software)
11 6 (22.22%) Time Management
11 6 (22.22%) Software Architecture
11 6 (22.22%) Home Automation
11 6 (22.22%) Internet of Things
11 6 (22.22%) Yocto
11 6 (22.22%) 5G
11 6 (22.22%) Self-Motivation
12 5 (18.52%) Product Roadmap

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 3 (11.11%) Confluence
Applications
1 1 (3.70%) Microsoft Project
Cloud Services
1 4 (14.81%) Amazon Alexa
2 1 (3.70%) AWS
Communications & Networking
1 23 (85.19%) Bluetooth
1 23 (85.19%) Wireless
2 22 (81.48%) Wi-Fi
3 6 (22.22%) 5G
3 6 (22.22%) Internet
4 4 (14.81%) 4G
4 4 (14.81%) Modbus
4 4 (14.81%) MQTT
5 3 (11.11%) Ethernet
5 3 (11.11%) Profibus
5 3 (11.11%) Z-Wave
6 2 (7.41%) DHCP
6 2 (7.41%) DNS
6 2 (7.41%) HTTP
6 2 (7.41%) IPv6
6 2 (7.41%) VLAN
7 1 (3.70%) 3G
7 1 (3.70%) GSM
Development Applications
1 6 (22.22%) Git (software)
2 4 (14.81%) JIRA
General
1 17 (62.96%) Electronics
2 3 (11.11%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 16 (59.26%) Embedded Engineer
2 15 (55.56%) Software Engineer
3 14 (51.85%) Embedded Software Engineer
4 8 (29.63%) Linux Engineer
5 6 (22.22%) Firmware Engineer
6 4 (14.81%) C++ Software Engineer
6 4 (14.81%) Embedded C++ Engineer
6 4 (14.81%) Embedded C++ Software Engineer
6 4 (14.81%) Embedded Linux Engineer
6 4 (14.81%) Embedded Linux Software Engineer
7 3 (11.11%) Principal Engineer
7 3 (11.11%) Senior Firmware Engineer
7 3 (11.11%) Senior Linux Engineer
8 2 (7.41%) Electronics Engineer
8 2 (7.41%) Embedded Firmware Engineer
8 2 (7.41%) Test Automation Engineer
8 2 (7.41%) Test Engineer
9 1 (3.70%) Electronics Design Engineer
9 1 (3.70%) Lead Electronics Engineer
9 1 (3.70%) Technical Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (22.22%) Yocto
2 4 (14.81%) HTML
3 3 (11.11%) REST
4 2 (7.41%) SOAP
5 1 (3.70%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 11 (40.74%) Embedded Systems
2 10 (37.04%) Smart Home
3 6 (22.22%) Home Automation
3 6 (22.22%) Internet of Things
3 6 (22.22%) Self-Motivation
4 2 (7.41%) Biotechnology
5 1 (3.70%) Smart Energy
Operating Systems
1 22 (81.48%) Linux
2 9 (33.33%) Embedded Linux
3 4 (14.81%) FreeRTOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (85.19%) Software Engineering
2 8 (29.63%) Validation
3 6 (22.22%) Computer Science
3 6 (22.22%) Software Architecture
3 6 (22.22%) TDD
3 6 (22.22%) Time Management
4 5 (18.52%) Energy Management
4 5 (18.52%) Microservices
4 5 (18.52%) Product Roadmap
5 4 (14.81%) Agile Software Development
5 4 (14.81%) Continuous Integration
5 4 (14.81%) Conversational UI
5 4 (14.81%) Embedded Software Development
5 4 (14.81%) Software Delivery
6 3 (11.11%) Cybersecurity
6 3 (11.11%) Mentoring
7 2 (7.41%) API Design
7 2 (7.41%) BDD
7 2 (7.41%) Product Requirements
7 2 (7.41%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 19 (70.37%) C++
2 16 (59.26%) C
3 12 (44.44%) Embedded C++
4 10 (37.04%) Embedded C
5 9 (33.33%) Python
6 3 (11.11%) Go
7 2 (7.41%) JavaScript
8 1 (3.70%) Lua
Qualifications
1 6 (22.22%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.70%) MISRA
System Software
1 12 (44.44%) Firmware
2 9 (33.33%) Docker
Vendors
1 4 (14.81%) Google
2 3 (11.11%) Atlassian