Period
to 23 January 2018

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 23 January 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

ZigBee
UK
6 months to
23 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 1115 1128 1176
Rank change year-on-year +13 +48 +82
Permanent jobs citing ZigBee 61 65 83
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.035% 0.037% 0.040%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.23% 0.22% 0.24%
Number of salaries quoted 54 61 62
UK median annual salary £50,000 £40,000 £41,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +25.00% -3.61% -17.00%
10th Percentile £37,500 £34,500 £32,625
90th Percentile £66,750 £63,750 £66,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £40,000 £41,500
% change year-on-year +25.00% -3.61% -17.00%

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 26,482 29,406 34,189
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 15.17% 16.72% 16.50%
Number of salaries quoted 21,477 23,893 28,406
UK median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
10th Percentile £25,750 £25,750 £25,000
90th Percentile £72,500 £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 23 January 2018.

Salary histogram for ZigBee in the UK

ZigBee
Top 12 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 23 January 2018. 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 -2 59 £50,000 +25.00% 26
UK excluding London -6 45 £50,000 +25.00% 24
South East +29 16 £50,000 - 7
South West - 16 £50,000 - 5
London -15 15 £60,000 +60.00% 3
East of England +4 5 £30,000 -40.00% 7
North of England -26 5 £50,000 +25.00% 4
North West -5 3 £72,500 +81.25% 3
East Midlands +15 2 £45,000 -
Midlands +14 2 £45,000 +12.50%
Yorkshire -15 2 £47,500 +18.75% 1
Scotland -45 1 £40,000 -

For the 6 months to 23 January 2018, 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 47 (77.05%) C
2 45 (73.77%) C++
3 39 (63.93%) Wi-Fi
4 28 (45.90%) Degree
5 25 (40.98%) Agile Software Development
5 25 (40.98%) Software Engineering
5 25 (40.98%) Wireless
6 24 (39.34%) Bluetooth
7 21 (34.43%) Electronics
7 21 (34.43%) Firmware
8 19 (31.15%) Python
9 18 (29.51%) Linux
9 18 (29.51%) Internet
10 15 (24.59%) Smart Home
11 14 (22.95%) Java
12 13 (21.31%) Embedded C++
12 13 (21.31%) JSON
12 13 (21.31%) Computer Science
12 13 (21.31%) REST
12 13 (21.31%) Internet of Things
13 12 (19.67%) Embedded C
14 11 (18.03%) Scrum
14 11 (18.03%) Smart Meter
15 10 (16.39%) MQTT
15 10 (16.39%) Smart Energy
15 10 (16.39%) OO
15 10 (16.39%) 3GPP
16 9 (14.75%) 802.15
16 9 (14.75%) TCP/IP
16 9 (14.75%) 802.1X

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 7 (11.48%) Confluence
2 1 (1.64%) IIS
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.64%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 39 (63.93%) Wi-Fi
2 25 (40.98%) Wireless
3 24 (39.34%) Bluetooth
4 18 (29.51%) Internet
5 10 (16.39%) 3GPP
5 10 (16.39%) MQTT
6 9 (14.75%) 802.15
6 9 (14.75%) Modbus
6 9 (14.75%) TCP/IP
7 8 (13.11%) 802.11
8 6 (9.84%) WAN
8 6 (9.84%) Z-Wave
9 4 (6.56%) RFID
10 2 (3.28%) Ethernet
10 2 (3.28%) GPRS
11 1 (1.64%) HTTP
11 1 (1.64%) HTTPS
11 1 (1.64%) LAN
11 1 (1.64%) SSL
11 1 (1.64%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.64%) Big Data
1 1 (1.64%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 8 (13.11%) Git (software)
2 7 (11.48%) JIRA
3 2 (3.28%) GCC
4 1 (1.64%) Burp Suite
4 1 (1.64%) CircleCI
4 1 (1.64%) Cucumber
4 1 (1.64%) Jenkins
4 1 (1.64%) Metasploit
4 1 (1.64%) Mocha
4 1 (1.64%) Protractor
4 1 (1.64%) Selenium
General
1 21 (34.43%) Electronics
2 5 (8.20%) Telecoms
3 4 (6.56%) Manufacturing
4 2 (3.28%) Finance
5 1 (1.64%) Dutch Language
5 1 (1.64%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 19 (31.15%) Embedded Engineer
2 17 (27.87%) Software Engineer
3 16 (26.23%) Developer
4 15 (24.59%) Embedded Software Engineer
5 10 (16.39%) Senior Developer
6 8 (13.11%) Firmware Engineer
7 6 (9.84%) C++ Developer
7 6 (9.84%) C++ Software Engineer
7 6 (9.84%) Embedded C++ Engineer
7 6 (9.84%) Firmware Developer
8 5 (8.20%) Embedded C++ Developer
8 5 (8.20%) Embedded Developer
8 5 (8.20%) Senior C++ Developer
8 5 (8.20%) Software Developer
9 4 (6.56%) Embedded C++ Software Engineer
9 4 (6.56%) Research Engineer
9 4 (6.56%) Senior Firmware Developer
10 3 (4.92%) Embedded C Engineer
10 3 (4.92%) Embedded C/C++ Engineer
10 3 (4.92%) Linux Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (21.31%) JSON
1 13 (21.31%) REST
2 9 (14.75%) 802.1X
3 6 (9.84%) XML
4 3 (4.92%) HTML
5 2 (3.28%) .NET
5 2 (3.28%) OpenEmbedded
5 2 (3.28%) Yocto
6 1 (1.64%) ADO.NET
6 1 (1.64%) Ajax
6 1 (1.64%) ASP.NET
6 1 (1.64%) CSS
6 1 (1.64%) Node.js
6 1 (1.64%) POSIX
6 1 (1.64%) SOAP
6 1 (1.64%) Web Services
6 1 (1.64%) WinForms
6 1 (1.64%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 15 (24.59%) Smart Home
2 13 (21.31%) Computer Science
2 13 (21.31%) Internet of Things
3 11 (18.03%) Smart Meter
4 10 (16.39%) Smart Energy
5 7 (11.48%) Embedded Systems
6 6 (9.84%) Machine to Machine
7 4 (6.56%) Analytical Skills
7 4 (6.56%) Arduino
7 4 (6.56%) Raspberry Pi
8 2 (3.28%) CAN bus
8 2 (3.28%) Device Driver
8 2 (3.28%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
8 2 (3.28%) Home Automation
8 2 (3.28%) SCADA
8 2 (3.28%) VHDL
9 1 (1.64%) Client/Server
9 1 (1.64%) Handset
9 1 (1.64%) Life Science
9 1 (1.64%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 18 (29.51%) Linux
2 6 (9.84%) ThreadX
3 5 (8.20%) Embedded Linux
4 4 (6.56%) Windows
5 2 (3.28%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (1.64%) Android
6 1 (1.64%) Kali Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (40.98%) Agile Software Development
1 25 (40.98%) Software Engineering
2 11 (18.03%) Scrum
3 10 (16.39%) OO
4 7 (11.48%) Continuous Integration
4 7 (11.48%) Validation
5 6 (9.84%) UML
6 5 (8.20%) Analytics
6 5 (8.20%) Data Analytics
6 5 (8.20%) Mentoring
6 5 (8.20%) SDLC
6 5 (8.20%) Test Automation
7 4 (6.56%) Machine Learning
7 4 (6.56%) Stakeholder Management
7 4 (6.56%) Statistical Analysis
7 4 (6.56%) TDD
7 4 (6.56%) Workflow
8 3 (4.92%) Matrix Organization
8 3 (4.92%) Project Management
9 2 (3.28%) Prototyping
Programming Languages
1 47 (77.05%) C
2 45 (73.77%) C++
3 19 (31.15%) Python
4 14 (22.95%) Java
5 13 (21.31%) Embedded C++
6 12 (19.67%) Embedded C
7 7 (11.48%) Objective-C
8 4 (6.56%) JavaScript
9 3 (4.92%) Bash Shell
9 3 (4.92%) C#
10 2 (3.28%) PHP
10 2 (3.28%) R
10 2 (3.28%) Shell Script
11 1 (1.64%) Ruby
11 1 (1.64%) SQL
Qualifications
1 28 (45.90%) Degree
2 9 (14.75%) Computer Science Degree
3 5 (8.20%) Master's Degree
4 4 (6.56%) Numerate Degree
4 4 (6.56%) Postgraduate
5 1 (1.64%) GIAC
5 1 (1.64%) GPEN
5 1 (1.64%) GWAPT
5 1 (1.64%) GXPN
5 1 (1.64%) OSCE
5 1 (1.64%) OSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.92%) MISRA
2 1 (1.64%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 21 (34.43%) Firmware
2 3 (4.92%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (1.64%) Nmap
Vendors
1 6 (9.84%) Atlassian
2 4 (6.56%) Sigfox
3 2 (3.28%) Bloomberg
3 2 (3.28%) Red Hat
3 2 (3.28%) Wind River
4 1 (1.64%) EMC
4 1 (1.64%) Microsoft
4 1 (1.64%) SAP