Period
to 3 December 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 3 December 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

ZigBee
UK
6 months to
3 Dec 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 705 1015 1080
Rank change year-on-year +310 +65 +60
Permanent jobs citing ZigBee 16 49 69
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.028% 0.036% 0.043%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.19% 0.24% 0.29%
Number of salaries quoted 17 44 46
Median annual salary £52,500 £57,500 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -8.70% -4.17% +28.34%
10th Percentile £42,500 £43,750 £28,250
90th Percentile £60,000 £73,500 £67,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £55,000 £57,500 £60,000
% change year-on-year -4.35% -4.17% +33.33%

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 8,474 20,725 23,926
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 15.01% 15.35% 14.86%
Number of salaries quoted 6,822 16,184 18,838
Median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% - +5.56%
10th Percentile £29,000 £25,750 £26,000
90th Percentile £80,000 £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 3 December 2020.

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 3 December 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
UK excluding London +231 15 £55,000 -4.35% 8
England +285 13 £53,750 -6.52% 6
South West +116 6 £57,500 +35.29%
North of England +144 3 £55,000 - 1
Yorkshire - 3 £55,000 -
East of England +130 2 £45,000 -10.00% 2
Northern Ireland - 2 £45,000 - 2
London - 1 £52,500 -
Scotland - 1 £60,000 -
East Midlands - 1 £45,000 -
Midlands - 1 £45,000 -
Work from Home - 1 £52,500 - 1

For the 6 months to 3 December 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 13 (81.25%) Bluetooth
2 12 (75.00%) Wireless
3 11 (68.75%) Linux
4 10 (62.50%) C
4 10 (62.50%) Wi-Fi
4 10 (62.50%) Software Engineering
5 8 (50.00%) C++
6 7 (43.75%) Python
6 7 (43.75%) Electronics
7 6 (37.50%) 4G
8 5 (31.25%) Agile Software Development
8 5 (31.25%) 5G
9 4 (25.00%) Embedded Software Development
9 4 (25.00%) Docker
9 4 (25.00%) JIRA
9 4 (25.00%) Embedded C
9 4 (25.00%) HTML
10 3 (18.75%) Ethernet
10 3 (18.75%) 3G
10 3 (18.75%) Atlassian
10 3 (18.75%) Confluence
10 3 (18.75%) REST
10 3 (18.75%) Microservices
10 3 (18.75%) Go
10 3 (18.75%) Z-Wave
11 2 (12.50%) API Design
11 2 (12.50%) MQTT
11 2 (12.50%) Mentoring
11 2 (12.50%) Modbus
11 2 (12.50%) Profibus

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 (18.75%) Confluence
Applications
1 1 (6.25%) Microsoft Project
Cloud Services
1 1 (6.25%) Azure
Communications & Networking
1 13 (81.25%) Bluetooth
2 12 (75.00%) Wireless
3 10 (62.50%) Wi-Fi
4 6 (37.50%) 4G
5 5 (31.25%) 5G
6 3 (18.75%) 3G
6 3 (18.75%) Ethernet
6 3 (18.75%) Z-Wave
7 2 (12.50%) DHCP
7 2 (12.50%) DNS
7 2 (12.50%) HTTP
7 2 (12.50%) IPv6
7 2 (12.50%) Modbus
7 2 (12.50%) MQTT
7 2 (12.50%) Profibus
7 2 (12.50%) VLAN
8 1 (6.25%) LTE
8 1 (6.25%) RS-232
8 1 (6.25%) RS-485
8 1 (6.25%) TCP/IP
Development Applications
1 4 (25.00%) JIRA
General
1 7 (43.75%) Electronics
2 2 (12.50%) Automotive
2 2 (12.50%) Manufacturing
2 2 (12.50%) Telecoms
3 1 (6.25%) Aerospace
3 1 (6.25%) Finance
3 1 (6.25%) Games
3 1 (6.25%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 9 (56.25%) Software Engineer
2 8 (50.00%) Embedded Engineer
2 8 (50.00%) Embedded Software Engineer
3 3 (18.75%) Design Engineer
3 3 (18.75%) Electronics Engineer
4 2 (12.50%) Electronics Design Engineer
4 2 (12.50%) Senior Design Engineer
4 2 (12.50%) Senior Electronics Design Engineer
4 2 (12.50%) Senior Electronics Engineer
4 2 (12.50%) Test Automation Engineer
4 2 (12.50%) Test Engineer
5 1 (6.25%) Developer
5 1 (6.25%) Principal Embedded Software Engineer
5 1 (6.25%) Principal Engineer
5 1 (6.25%) Principal Software Engineer
5 1 (6.25%) RF Design Engineer
5 1 (6.25%) RF Engineer
5 1 (6.25%) Software Developer
5 1 (6.25%) Technical Manager
5 1 (6.25%) Technical Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (25.00%) HTML
2 3 (18.75%) REST
3 2 (12.50%) SOAP
4 1 (6.25%) .NET
4 1 (6.25%) .NET Core
Miscellaneous
1 2 (12.50%) Embedded Systems
2 1 (6.25%) Analogue Electronics
2 1 (6.25%) Arduino
2 1 (6.25%) Greenfield Project
2 1 (6.25%) Home Automation
2 1 (6.25%) Raspberry Pi
2 1 (6.25%) Smart Energy
Operating Systems
1 11 (68.75%) Linux
2 2 (12.50%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (62.50%) Software Engineering
2 5 (31.25%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (25.00%) Embedded Software Development
4 3 (18.75%) Microservices
5 2 (12.50%) API Design
5 2 (12.50%) BDD
5 2 (12.50%) Cybersecurity
5 2 (12.50%) Mentoring
5 2 (12.50%) TDD
5 2 (12.50%) Test Automation
5 2 (12.50%) Test Strategy
6 1 (6.25%) Architectural Design
6 1 (6.25%) Backlog Management
6 1 (6.25%) Disruptive Innovation
6 1 (6.25%) PRINCE2
6 1 (6.25%) Product Backlog
6 1 (6.25%) Product Management
6 1 (6.25%) Project Management
6 1 (6.25%) Scrum
6 1 (6.25%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 10 (62.50%) C
2 8 (50.00%) C++
3 7 (43.75%) Python
4 4 (25.00%) Embedded C
5 3 (18.75%) Go
6 1 (6.25%) C#
6 1 (6.25%) JavaScript
6 1 (6.25%) R
System Software
1 4 (25.00%) Docker
Vendors
1 3 (18.75%) Atlassian
2 2 (12.50%) EMC
3 1 (6.25%) Microsoft