Period
to 19 August 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 19 August 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

ZigBee
UK
6 months to
19 Aug 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 1077 1230 1265
Rank change year-on-year +153 +35 +19
Permanent jobs citing ZigBee 106 34 31
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.060% 0.017% 0.014%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.38% 0.10% 0.082%
Number of salaries quoted 86 27 28
UK median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
10th Percentile £33,750 £26,250 £33,375
90th Percentile £71,875 £55,000 £64,125
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £49,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year -14.14% +10.00% -

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

Communications & Computer Network Skills
UK
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 28222 33250 37701
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 15.95% 16.86% 17.34%
Number of salaries quoted 22885 27561 30650
UK median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
10th Percentile £25,750 £25,500 £25,000
90th Percentile £71,250 £71,250 £70,000
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 19 August 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 19 August 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 +153 102 £45,000 -2.70% 7
UK excluding London +135 87 £42,500 -14.14% 4
South East +92 26 £47,500 -5.00%
North of England +6 20 £40,000 +6.67% 1
London +40 19 £75,000 +172.73% 4
Yorkshire +41 17 £40,000 +6.67% 1
South West +13 17 £42,500 -19.05% 1
Midlands +37 10 £43,750 +16.67%
East of England -1 10 £55,000 +10.00% 1
East Midlands +19 6 £42,500 +13.33%
West Midlands +28 4 £45,000 -9.09%
Scotland +17 4 £42,500 +6.25% 1
North East - 2 £41,750 -
North West - 1 £85,000 -

For the 6 months to 19 August 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 82 (77.36%) C++
2 77 (72.64%) C
3 64 (60.38%) Firmware
4 59 (55.66%) Electronics
5 56 (52.83%) Degree
6 50 (47.17%) Wi-Fi
7 42 (39.62%) Smart Home
8 33 (31.13%) Software Engineering
9 30 (28.30%) Wireless
10 29 (27.36%) Bluetooth
11 28 (26.42%) Computer Science
11 28 (26.42%) REST
12 27 (25.47%) JSON
13 26 (24.53%) Manufacturing
13 26 (24.53%) Embedded C++
13 26 (24.53%) Computer Science Degree
14 25 (23.58%) Linux
15 24 (22.64%) TCP/IP
16 23 (21.70%) SDLC
17 22 (20.75%) Ethernet
18 20 (18.87%) Embedded Systems
18 20 (18.87%) Embedded C
18 20 (18.87%) Internet
19 19 (17.92%) Internet of Things
20 16 (15.09%) Analytical Skills
21 15 (14.15%) Scrum
21 15 (14.15%) Validation
21 15 (14.15%) Java
22 14 (13.21%) Agile Software Development
22 14 (13.21%) RS-485

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 2 (1.89%) JBoss
1 2 (1.89%) Oracle SOA Suite
1 2 (1.89%) Tomcat
1 2 (1.89%) WebLogic
Applications
1 4 (3.77%) Spreadsheet
2 1 (0.94%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.89%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.94%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 50 (47.17%) Wi-Fi
2 30 (28.30%) Wireless
3 29 (27.36%) Bluetooth
4 24 (22.64%) TCP/IP
5 22 (20.75%) Ethernet
6 20 (18.87%) Internet
7 14 (13.21%) RS-485
8 13 (12.26%) RS-232
9 12 (11.32%) RS-422
10 9 (8.49%) HTTP
11 7 (6.60%) GSM
12 5 (4.72%) GPRS
12 5 (4.72%) IPv6
13 4 (3.77%) WAN
14 3 (2.83%) 802.15
15 2 (1.89%) 2G
15 2 (1.89%) 3G
15 2 (1.89%) DECT
15 2 (1.89%) HTTPS
15 2 (1.89%) RFID
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (2.83%) Big Data
2 2 (1.89%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 6 (5.66%) Git (software)
2 5 (4.72%) Subversion
3 3 (2.83%) JIRA
4 1 (0.94%) Bugzilla
4 1 (0.94%) Trac
General
1 59 (55.66%) Electronics
2 26 (24.53%) Manufacturing
3 4 (3.77%) Finance
4 1 (0.94%) Automotive
4 1 (0.94%) Law
4 1 (0.94%) Pharmaceutical
4 1 (0.94%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 37 (34.91%) Developer
2 35 (33.02%) Firmware Engineer
3 28 (26.42%) Software Engineer
4 27 (25.47%) Embedded Engineer
5 21 (19.81%) Embedded Firmware Engineer
6 20 (18.87%) Embedded Software Engineer
7 14 (13.21%) Embedded Developer
7 14 (13.21%) Firmware Developer
8 12 (11.32%) Interoperability Testing (IOT) Engineer
9 10 (9.43%) C++ Developer
10 8 (7.55%) Senior Developer
11 7 (6.60%) Consultant
12 6 (5.66%) Software Developer
13 5 (4.72%) Embedded C++ Developer
13 5 (4.72%) Senior C++ Developer
14 4 (3.77%) C++ Software Engineer
15 3 (2.83%) Architect
15 3 (2.83%) Senior Software Engineer
15 3 (2.83%) Solutions Architect
15 3 (2.83%) Subject Matter Expert
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (26.42%) REST
2 27 (25.47%) JSON
3 5 (4.72%) Middleware
4 4 (3.77%) Web Services
5 3 (2.83%) 802.1X
5 3 (2.83%) HTML
5 3 (2.83%) XML
6 2 (1.89%) Apache Wicket
6 2 (1.89%) JMS
6 2 (1.89%) JSP
6 2 (1.89%) PhoneGap
6 2 (1.89%) Servlets
6 2 (1.89%) Spring
6 2 (1.89%) Spring Integration
6 2 (1.89%) Spring MVC
6 2 (1.89%) Struts
7 1 (0.94%) Node.js
7 1 (0.94%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 42 (39.62%) Smart Home
2 28 (26.42%) Computer Science
3 20 (18.87%) Embedded Systems
4 19 (17.92%) Internet of Things
5 16 (15.09%) Analytical Skills
6 12 (11.32%) Home Automation
7 8 (7.55%) Smart Meter
8 5 (4.72%) Device Driver
8 5 (4.72%) Smart Energy
9 3 (2.83%) Algorithms
10 2 (1.89%) Data Structures
11 1 (0.94%) Arduino
11 1 (0.94%) Enterprise Software
11 1 (0.94%) Handset
11 1 (0.94%) Life Science
11 1 (0.94%) Machine to Machine
11 1 (0.94%) Management Information System
11 1 (0.94%) Mobile App
11 1 (0.94%) Raspberry Pi
11 1 (0.94%) Renewable Energy
Operating Systems
1 25 (23.58%) Linux
2 10 (9.43%) Embedded Linux
3 5 (4.72%) Android
4 4 (3.77%) Windows
5 2 (1.89%) Apple iOS
6 1 (0.94%) Unix
6 1 (0.94%) Windows Embedded Compact
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (31.13%) Software Engineering
2 23 (21.70%) SDLC
3 15 (14.15%) Scrum
3 15 (14.15%) Validation
4 14 (13.21%) Agile Software Development
5 9 (8.49%) Linux Kernel Development
6 7 (6.60%) Embedded Software Development
6 7 (6.60%) Test Automation
7 5 (4.72%) Cybersecurity
7 5 (4.72%) Logistics
8 4 (3.77%) Defect Tracking
8 4 (3.77%) Stakeholder Management
8 4 (3.77%) Supply Chain Management
9 3 (2.83%) Asset Management
9 3 (2.83%) MVC
9 3 (2.83%) Unit Testing
10 2 (1.89%) Business Analysis
10 2 (1.89%) Continuous Integration
10 2 (1.89%) Integration Testing
10 2 (1.89%) Release Management
Programming Languages
1 82 (77.36%) C++
2 77 (72.64%) C
3 26 (24.53%) Embedded C++
4 20 (18.87%) Embedded C
5 15 (14.15%) Java
6 13 (12.26%) Python
7 12 (11.32%) ANSI C
8 6 (5.66%) C#
9 4 (3.77%) Assembly Language
10 2 (1.89%) JavaScript
10 2 (1.89%) Perl
11 1 (0.94%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 56 (52.83%) Degree
2 26 (24.53%) Computer Science Degree
3 11 (10.38%) Numerate Degree
4 2 (1.89%) Postgraduate
5 1 (0.94%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.94%) QA
System Software
1 64 (60.38%) Firmware
Vendors
1 5 (4.72%) Atmel
1 5 (4.72%) EMC
2 2 (1.89%) Oracle
3 1 (0.94%) Arqiva
3 1 (0.94%) CA
3 1 (0.94%) Google
3 1 (0.94%) HP
3 1 (0.94%) Microsoft
3 1 (0.94%) SAP