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 3 months to 24 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
ZigBee
UK
Rank 804 920 936
Rank change year-on-year +116 +16  
Permanent jobs citing ZigBee 53 28 23
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.062% 0.027% 0.022%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.39% 0.16% 0.12%
Number of salaries quoted 42 20 22
Median salary £40,000 £37,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.66% -31.81%  
90% offered a salary of more than £37,000 £34,250 £45,350
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £37,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year +6.66% -31.81%  

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 13618 17785 19381
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 16.03% 17.28% 18.34%
Number of salaries quoted 11099 14713 15424
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £70,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £42,500 £41,000
% change year-on-year -5.88% +3.65%  

ZigBee
Job Vacancy Trend

The job posting trend of jobs advertised citing ZigBee as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Communications & Networking category.

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 3 months to 24 March 2017.

Salary histogram for ZigBee in the UK

ZigBee
Top 30 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 3 months to 24 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +122 51 £40,000 +6.66% 11
Yorkshire +41 27 £40,000 - 1
South Yorkshire - 12 £40,000 - 1
West Yorkshire +22 10 £37,000 -6.32%
Wakefield +10 10 £37,000 -10.84%
East of England +30 9 £50,000 - 2
Cambridgeshire +22 9 £50,000 - 2
Cambridge +13 8 £50,000 - 2
Sheffield - 7 £40,000 -
London +67 5 £80,000 +156.00% 4
South East +59 5 £47,500 +35.71% 2
North Yorkshire +9 5 £42,500 +6.25%
Harrogate +9 5 £42,500 +6.25%
Doncaster - 5 £40,000 - 1
Berkshire +36 2 £50,000 - 1
East Midlands -2 2 - - 2
West Midlands - 2 £40,000 -
West Sussex - 2 £45,000 - 1
Warwickshire - 2 £40,000 -
West Lothian - 2 £42,500 -
Scotland - 2 £42,500 -
Leicestershire - 2 - - 2
Warwick - 2 £40,000 -
Livingston - 2 £42,500 -
Crawley - 2 £45,000 - 1
Leicester - 2 - - 1
Newbury - 2 £50,000 - 1
Hampshire +25 1 - -
Durham - 1 £37,500 -
Peterborough - 1 £40,000 -

ZigBee
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 March 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 67 (83.75%) C
2 64 (80.00%) C++
3 58 (72.50%) Firmware
4 57 (71.25%) Bluetooth
5 55 (68.75%) Wireless
6 53 (66.25%) Software Engineering
7 52 (65.00%) Embedded C
8 47 (58.75%) Embedded C++
9 45 (56.25%) TCP/IP
10 42 (52.50%) Ethernet
11 41 (51.25%) Electronics
12 31 (38.75%) RS-485
13 28 (35.00%) RS-232
14 26 (32.50%) Wi-Fi
15 24 (30.00%) Manufacturing
16 23 (28.75%) Degree
17 20 (25.00%) Home Automation
17 20 (25.00%) Validation
17 20 (25.00%) RS-422
17 20 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
17 20 (25.00%) SDLC
17 20 (25.00%) ANSI C
18 16 (20.00%) GSM
19 15 (18.75%) Python
20 14 (17.50%) Java
20 14 (17.50%) Linux
20 14 (17.50%) GPRS
21 13 (16.25%) Atmel
22 12 (15.00%) Internet
22 12 (15.00%) Smart Home

ZigBee
Top Related 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:

Applications
1 2 (2.50%) Spreadsheet
Cloud Services
1 3 (3.75%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (2.50%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 57 (71.25%) Bluetooth
2 55 (68.75%) Wireless
3 45 (56.25%) TCP/IP
4 42 (52.50%) Ethernet
5 31 (38.75%) RS-485
6 28 (35.00%) RS-232
7 26 (32.50%) Wi-Fi
8 20 (25.00%) RS-422
9 16 (20.00%) GSM
10 14 (17.50%) GPRS
11 12 (15.00%) Internet
12 3 (3.75%) DECT
12 3 (3.75%) HTTP
12 3 (3.75%) VoIP
13 2 (2.50%) 3G
13 2 (2.50%) 4G
13 2 (2.50%) 802.15
13 2 (2.50%) LTE
13 2 (2.50%) WAN
14 1 (1.25%) MQTT
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (2.50%) MySQL
2 1 (1.25%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 5 (6.25%) Subversion
2 2 (2.50%) Git (software)
3 1 (1.25%) JIRA
General
1 41 (51.25%) Electronics
2 24 (30.00%) Manufacturing
3 5 (6.25%) Telecoms
4 2 (2.50%) Automotive
4 2 (2.50%) Banking
4 2 (2.50%) Finance
5 1 (1.25%) Law
5 1 (1.25%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 57 (71.25%) Embedded Engineer
2 51 (63.75%) Embedded Software Engineer
2 51 (63.75%) Software Engineer
3 39 (48.75%) Embedded Firmware Engineer
3 39 (48.75%) Firmware Engineer
4 10 (12.50%) Embedded C Engineer
4 10 (12.50%) Embedded C/C++ Engineer
4 10 (12.50%) Embedded C++ Engineer
5 8 (10.00%) C Software Engineer
5 8 (10.00%) C/C++ Embedded Software Engineer
5 8 (10.00%) C/C++ Software Engineer
5 8 (10.00%) C++ Software Engineer
5 8 (10.00%) Developer
5 8 (10.00%) Embedded C Software Engineer
5 8 (10.00%) Embedded C/C++ Software Engineer
5 8 (10.00%) Embedded C++ Software Engineer
6 5 (6.25%) Embedded Developer
7 3 (3.75%) Architect
7 3 (3.75%) Design Engineer
7 3 (3.75%) Hardware Design Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (6.25%) Middleware
2 2 (2.50%) 802.1X
2 2 (2.50%) AllJoyn
2 2 (2.50%) CSS
2 2 (2.50%) HTML
2 2 (2.50%) Node.js
3 1 (1.25%) REST
3 1 (1.25%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 20 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
1 20 (25.00%) Home Automation
2 12 (15.00%) Smart Home
3 11 (13.75%) Embedded Systems
3 11 (13.75%) Internet of Things
4 7 (8.75%) Computer Science
5 5 (6.25%) Mobile App
6 4 (5.00%) Smart Meter
7 2 (2.50%) Device Driver
7 2 (2.50%) Enterprise Software
7 2 (2.50%) Smart Energy
8 1 (1.25%) Handset
Operating Systems
1 14 (17.50%) Linux
2 7 (8.75%) Embedded Linux
3 1 (1.25%) Android
3 1 (1.25%) Nucleus RTOS
3 1 (1.25%) ThreadX
3 1 (1.25%) Unix
3 1 (1.25%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 53 (66.25%) Software Engineering
2 20 (25.00%) SDLC
2 20 (25.00%) Validation
3 8 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (6.25%) Linux Kernel Development
5 3 (3.75%) Logistics
5 3 (3.75%) Mathematics
5 3 (3.75%) Physics
5 3 (3.75%) Test Automation
6 2 (2.50%) Business Development
6 2 (2.50%) Data Management
6 2 (2.50%) Data Security
6 2 (2.50%) Defect Tracking
6 2 (2.50%) Disruptive Innovation
6 2 (2.50%) Market Research
6 2 (2.50%) Service Delivery
6 2 (2.50%) Supply Chain Management
6 2 (2.50%) UML
7 1 (1.25%) Creative Problem-Solving
7 1 (1.25%) Customer Requirements
Programming Languages
1 67 (83.75%) C
2 64 (80.00%) C++
3 52 (65.00%) Embedded C
4 47 (58.75%) Embedded C++
5 20 (25.00%) ANSI C
6 15 (18.75%) Python
7 14 (17.50%) Java
8 5 (6.25%) C#
8 5 (6.25%) Perl
9 3 (3.75%) JavaScript
9 3 (3.75%) SQL
10 2 (2.50%) Assembly Language
10 2 (2.50%) Bash Shell
11 1 (1.25%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 23 (28.75%) Degree
2 2 (2.50%) PhD
3 1 (1.25%) ISTQB
3 1 (1.25%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
System Software
1 58 (72.50%) Firmware
Vendors
1 13 (16.25%) Atmel
2 5 (6.25%) EMC
3 4 (5.00%) Google
4 2 (2.50%) Apple
4 2 (2.50%) Samsung
5 1 (1.25%) CA
5 1 (1.25%) SAP
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