Period
to 17 October 2017

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 17 October 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

ZigBee
UK
6 months to
17 Oct 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 1091 1202 1243
Rank change year-on-year +111 +41 +57
Permanent jobs citing ZigBee 86 39 54
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.049% 0.020% 0.025%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.31% 0.12% 0.15%
Number of salaries quoted 77 32 38
UK median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
10th Percentile £33,750 £33,750 £33,750
90th Percentile £73,750 £58,125 £62,875
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £46,250 £45,000
% change year-on-year -2.70% +2.78% -10.00%

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 28008 32444 36467
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 16.01% 16.91% 16.74%
Number of salaries quoted 22742 26677 30048
UK median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
10th Percentile £25,750 £25,750 £25,000
90th Percentile £71,250 £72,500 £71,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

ZigBee
Job Vacancy Trend

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

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 6 months to 17 October 2017.

Salary histogram for ZigBee in the UK

ZigBee
Top 14 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 17 October 2017. 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 +108 82 £45,000 - 15
UK excluding London +87 65 £45,000 -2.70% 13
South East +95 25 £50,000 +5.26% 2
London +34 20 £65,000 +73.33% 2
South West +27 18 £43,750 -16.67% 6
North of England +14 11 £40,000 - 1
Midlands +45 7 £42,500 -14.14% 3
Yorkshire - 7 £40,000 -
West Midlands +34 4 £45,000 -9.09% 3
Scotland -5 3 £45,000 +12.50%
North West -7 3 £72,500 +81.25% 1
East Midlands - 3 £42,500 -
East of England +1 1 - - 1
North East - 1 £46,000 -

For the 6 months to 17 October 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 69 (80.23%) C++
2 64 (74.42%) C
3 52 (60.47%) Electronics
4 47 (54.65%) Degree
5 45 (52.33%) Firmware
6 43 (50.00%) Wi-Fi
7 34 (39.53%) REST
8 33 (38.37%) JSON
9 32 (37.21%) Smart Home
10 30 (34.88%) Computer Science
11 28 (32.56%) Software Engineering
11 28 (32.56%) Wireless
11 28 (32.56%) Computer Science Degree
12 22 (25.58%) Bluetooth
13 19 (22.09%) Embedded C++
14 17 (19.77%) TCP/IP
15 16 (18.60%) Z-Wave
16 15 (17.44%) SDLC
16 15 (17.44%) Internet
17 14 (16.28%) Scrum
18 13 (15.12%) Analytical Skills
18 13 (15.12%) Embedded Systems
19 12 (13.95%) Ethernet
19 12 (13.95%) Linux
20 11 (12.79%) Embedded C
20 11 (12.79%) Agile Software Development
21 10 (11.63%) Smart Meter
21 10 (11.63%) Java
21 10 (11.63%) Internet of Things
22 8 (9.30%) Git (software)

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 1 (1.16%) JBoss
1 1 (1.16%) Oracle SOA Suite
1 1 (1.16%) Tomcat
1 1 (1.16%) WebLogic
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.16%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 43 (50.00%) Wi-Fi
2 28 (32.56%) Wireless
3 22 (25.58%) Bluetooth
4 17 (19.77%) TCP/IP
5 16 (18.60%) Z-Wave
6 15 (17.44%) Internet
7 12 (13.95%) Ethernet
8 7 (8.14%) HTTP
8 7 (8.14%) Modbus
9 6 (6.98%) RS-232
9 6 (6.98%) RS-485
9 6 (6.98%) WAN
10 5 (5.81%) RS-422
11 4 (4.65%) GSM
11 4 (4.65%) IPv6
11 4 (4.65%) RFID
12 3 (3.49%) GPRS
13 2 (2.33%) 3G
13 2 (2.33%) 802.15
13 2 (2.33%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (4.65%) Big Data
2 1 (1.16%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 8 (9.30%) Git (software)
2 2 (2.33%) JIRA
2 2 (2.33%) Subversion
3 1 (1.16%) Bugzilla
3 1 (1.16%) Burp Suite
3 1 (1.16%) Metasploit
3 1 (1.16%) Trac
General
1 52 (60.47%) Electronics
2 5 (5.81%) Manufacturing
3 4 (4.65%) Finance
3 4 (4.65%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.16%) Dutch Language
4 1 (1.16%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 28 (32.56%) Developer
2 23 (26.74%) Firmware Engineer
3 19 (22.09%) Software Engineer
4 18 (20.93%) Embedded Engineer
5 16 (18.60%) Firmware Developer
6 12 (13.95%) Embedded Software Engineer
6 12 (13.95%) Interoperability Testing (IOT) Engineer
7 10 (11.63%) C++ Developer
7 10 (11.63%) Senior Developer
8 9 (10.47%) Embedded C++ Developer
8 9 (10.47%) Embedded Developer
8 9 (10.47%) Embedded Firmware Engineer
9 5 (5.81%) C++ Software Engineer
9 5 (5.81%) Consultant
9 5 (5.81%) Senior C++ Developer
10 4 (4.65%) Research Engineer
10 4 (4.65%) Senior Firmware Developer
10 4 (4.65%) Software Developer
11 3 (3.49%) Senior Software Engineer
11 3 (3.49%) Subject Matter Expert
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 34 (39.53%) REST
2 33 (38.37%) JSON
3 7 (8.14%) XML
4 5 (5.81%) HTML
5 4 (4.65%) Middleware
6 3 (3.49%) Web Services
7 2 (2.33%) 802.1X
7 2 (2.33%) PhoneGap
8 1 (1.16%) .NET
8 1 (1.16%) Ajax
8 1 (1.16%) Apache Wicket
8 1 (1.16%) JMS
8 1 (1.16%) JSP
8 1 (1.16%) POSIX
8 1 (1.16%) RESTful
8 1 (1.16%) Servlets
8 1 (1.16%) SOAP
8 1 (1.16%) Spring
8 1 (1.16%) Spring Integration
8 1 (1.16%) Spring MVC
Miscellaneous
1 32 (37.21%) Smart Home
2 30 (34.88%) Computer Science
3 13 (15.12%) Analytical Skills
3 13 (15.12%) Embedded Systems
4 10 (11.63%) Internet of Things
4 10 (11.63%) Smart Meter
5 8 (9.30%) Smart Energy
6 5 (5.81%) Home Automation
7 4 (4.65%) Arduino
7 4 (4.65%) Machine to Machine
7 4 (4.65%) Raspberry Pi
8 3 (3.49%) Algorithms
9 2 (2.33%) Data Structures
9 2 (2.33%) Device Driver
9 2 (2.33%) SCADA
10 1 (1.16%) Enterprise Software
10 1 (1.16%) Handset
10 1 (1.16%) Life Science
10 1 (1.16%) Management Information System
10 1 (1.16%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 12 (13.95%) Linux
2 4 (4.65%) Android
3 3 (3.49%) Windows
4 2 (2.33%) Apple iOS
4 2 (2.33%) Embedded Linux
5 1 (1.16%) Kali Linux
5 1 (1.16%) Windows Embedded Compact
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (32.56%) Software Engineering
2 15 (17.44%) SDLC
3 14 (16.28%) Scrum
4 11 (12.79%) Agile Software Development
5 8 (9.30%) OO
5 8 (9.30%) Validation
6 7 (8.14%) Stakeholder Management
6 7 (8.14%) Test Automation
7 6 (6.98%) Embedded Software Development
8 5 (5.81%) Analytics
8 5 (5.81%) Continuous Integration
8 5 (5.81%) Cybersecurity
8 5 (5.81%) Data Analytics
8 5 (5.81%) Mentoring
9 4 (4.65%) Asset Management
9 4 (4.65%) Machine Learning
9 4 (4.65%) Matrix Organization
9 4 (4.65%) Statistical Analysis
9 4 (4.65%) TDD
9 4 (4.65%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 69 (80.23%) C++
2 64 (74.42%) C
3 19 (22.09%) Embedded C++
4 11 (12.79%) Embedded C
5 10 (11.63%) Java
6 8 (9.30%) Python
7 7 (8.14%) C#
8 5 (5.81%) ANSI C
9 3 (3.49%) JavaScript
10 2 (2.33%) Assembly Language
10 2 (2.33%) PHP
11 1 (1.16%) Objective-C
11 1 (1.16%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 47 (54.65%) Degree
2 28 (32.56%) Computer Science Degree
3 7 (8.14%) Numerate Degree
4 5 (5.81%) Master's Degree
5 4 (4.65%) Postgraduate
6 1 (1.16%) GIAC
6 1 (1.16%) GPEN
6 1 (1.16%) GWAPT
6 1 (1.16%) GXPN
6 1 (1.16%) OSCE
6 1 (1.16%) OSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.16%) MISRA
1 1 (1.16%) QA
System Software
1 45 (52.33%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 1 (1.16%) Nmap
Vendors
1 4 (4.65%) Sigfox
2 2 (2.33%) Atmel
3 1 (1.16%) EMC
3 1 (1.16%) Microsoft
3 1 (1.16%) Oracle
3 1 (1.16%) SAP