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 27 April 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

ZigBee
UK
3 months to
27 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 806 927 964
Rank change year-on-year +121 +37  
Permanent jobs citing ZigBee 59 23 21
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.069% 0.022% 0.019%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.43% 0.13% 0.10%
Number of salaries quoted 42 19 20
Median salary £40,000 £37,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.66% -31.81%  
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 13687 17840 20246
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 15.91% 17.19% 18.29%
Number of salaries quoted 11119 14794 16041
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £67,500 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £42,500 £42,250
% change year-on-year -5.88% +0.59%  

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 27 April 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 27 April 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 +127 57 £40,000 +6.66% 10
Yorkshire +34 17 £40,000 +6.66% 1
South Yorkshire - 12 £40,000 - 1
South East +76 11 £50,000 - 2
London +74 10 £75,000 +172.72% 3
Doncaster - 10 £40,000 - 1
Berkshire +47 9 £50,000 - 2
East of England +28 9 £55,000 +10.00% 3
Cambridgeshire +7 9 £55,000 +10.00% 3
Cambridge +3 9 £55,000 +10.00% 3
Newbury - 6 £50,000 - 2
West Yorkshire +20 5 £40,000 +6.66%
Wakefield - 5 £40,000 -
East Midlands +10 4 - -
Leicestershire - 4 - -
Leicester - 4 - -
South West - 4 £42,500 -
Crawley - 2 £45,000 -
Livingston - 2 £42,500 -
Maidenhead - 2 £43,750 -
Sheffield - 2 £40,000 -
West Sussex - 2 £45,000 -
West Lothian - 2 £42,500 -
Devon - 2 £43,750 -
Plymouth - 2 £43,750 -
Scotland - 2 £42,500 -
North East - 1 £37,500 - 1
Warwickshire - 1 £40,000 -
Gloucestershire - 1 £30,000 -
Durham - 1 £37,500 -

For the 6 months to 27 April 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 86 (81.13%) C
2 84 (79.25%) C++
3 73 (68.87%) Firmware
4 61 (57.55%) Bluetooth
5 60 (56.60%) Wireless
6 59 (55.66%) Software Engineering
7 55 (51.89%) Embedded C
8 53 (50.00%) Electronics
9 51 (48.11%) Embedded C++
10 50 (47.17%) TCP/IP
11 47 (44.34%) Ethernet
12 39 (36.79%) Wi-Fi
12 39 (36.79%) Degree
13 36 (33.96%) Manufacturing
14 35 (33.02%) RS-485
15 32 (30.19%) RS-232
16 26 (24.53%) SDLC
16 26 (24.53%) Linux
17 25 (23.58%) Validation
17 25 (23.58%) Analytical Skills
18 24 (22.64%) RS-422
18 24 (22.64%) ANSI C
18 24 (22.64%) Home Automation
19 23 (21.70%) Smart Home
20 19 (17.92%) Python
21 18 (16.98%) Java
21 18 (16.98%) Internet
22 17 (16.04%) Embedded Systems
22 17 (16.04%) Internet of Things
23 16 (15.09%) GSM

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 (0.94%) JBoss
1 1 (0.94%) Oracle SOA Suite
1 1 (0.94%) Tomcat
1 1 (0.94%) WebLogic
Applications
1 5 (4.72%) Spreadsheet
2 1 (0.94%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.89%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.94%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 61 (57.55%) Bluetooth
2 60 (56.60%) Wireless
3 50 (47.17%) TCP/IP
4 47 (44.34%) Ethernet
5 39 (36.79%) Wi-Fi
6 35 (33.02%) RS-485
7 32 (30.19%) RS-232
8 24 (22.64%) RS-422
9 18 (16.98%) Internet
10 16 (15.09%) GSM
11 14 (13.21%) GPRS
12 6 (5.66%) HTTP
13 3 (2.83%) 802.15
13 3 (2.83%) DECT
14 2 (1.89%) 3G
14 2 (1.89%) 4G
14 2 (1.89%) IPv6
14 2 (1.89%) LTE
14 2 (1.89%) VoIP
14 2 (1.89%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (2.83%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 5 (4.72%) Subversion
2 2 (1.89%) Git (software)
2 2 (1.89%) JIRA
General
1 53 (50.00%) Electronics
2 36 (33.96%) Manufacturing
3 5 (4.72%) Telecoms
4 3 (2.83%) Finance
5 2 (1.89%) Automotive
5 2 (1.89%) Banking
6 1 (0.94%) Law
6 1 (0.94%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 61 (57.55%) Embedded Engineer
2 57 (53.77%) Software Engineer
3 56 (52.83%) Embedded Software Engineer
4 44 (41.51%) Firmware Engineer
5 42 (39.62%) Embedded Firmware Engineer
6 21 (19.81%) Developer
7 10 (9.43%) Embedded C Engineer
7 10 (9.43%) Embedded C/C++ Engineer
7 10 (9.43%) Embedded C++ Engineer
7 10 (9.43%) Embedded Developer
8 8 (7.55%) C Software Engineer
8 8 (7.55%) C/C++ Embedded Software Engineer
8 8 (7.55%) C/C++ Software Engineer
8 8 (7.55%) C++ Developer
8 8 (7.55%) C++ Software Engineer
8 8 (7.55%) Embedded C Software Engineer
8 8 (7.55%) Embedded C/C++ Software Engineer
8 8 (7.55%) Embedded C++ Software Engineer
9 7 (6.60%) Senior C++ Developer
9 7 (6.60%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (4.72%) Middleware
1 5 (4.72%) REST
2 4 (3.77%) JSON
3 3 (2.83%) 802.1X
4 2 (1.89%) AllJoyn
4 2 (1.89%) CSS
4 2 (1.89%) HTML
5 1 (0.94%) Apache Wicket
5 1 (0.94%) JMS
5 1 (0.94%) JSP
5 1 (0.94%) Node.js
5 1 (0.94%) Servlets
5 1 (0.94%) Spring
5 1 (0.94%) Spring Integration
5 1 (0.94%) Spring MVC
5 1 (0.94%) Struts
5 1 (0.94%) Web Services
5 1 (0.94%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 25 (23.58%) Analytical Skills
2 24 (22.64%) Home Automation
3 23 (21.70%) Smart Home
4 17 (16.04%) Embedded Systems
4 17 (16.04%) Internet of Things
5 11 (10.38%) Computer Science
6 6 (5.66%) Smart Meter
7 5 (4.72%) Mobile App
8 3 (2.83%) Device Driver
8 3 (2.83%) Smart Energy
9 2 (1.89%) Enterprise Software
10 1 (0.94%) Handset
10 1 (0.94%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 26 (24.53%) Linux
2 11 (10.38%) Embedded Linux
3 3 (2.83%) Windows
4 2 (1.89%) Android
4 2 (1.89%) Unix
5 1 (0.94%) Nucleus RTOS
5 1 (0.94%) ThreadX
Processes & Methodologies
1 59 (55.66%) Software Engineering
2 26 (24.53%) SDLC
3 25 (23.58%) Validation
4 13 (12.26%) Agile Software Development
5 9 (8.49%) Linux Kernel Development
6 6 (5.66%) Logistics
7 5 (4.72%) Supply Chain Management
8 4 (3.77%) Scrum
8 4 (3.77%) Test Automation
9 3 (2.83%) Mathematics
9 3 (2.83%) Physics
10 2 (1.89%) Business Development
10 2 (1.89%) Data Management
10 2 (1.89%) Data Security
10 2 (1.89%) Market Research
10 2 (1.89%) MVC
10 2 (1.89%) Requirements Management
10 2 (1.89%) Service Delivery
10 2 (1.89%) Stakeholder Management
10 2 (1.89%) UML
Programming Languages
1 86 (81.13%) C
2 84 (79.25%) C++
3 55 (51.89%) Embedded C
4 51 (48.11%) Embedded C++
5 24 (22.64%) ANSI C
6 19 (17.92%) Python
7 18 (16.98%) Java
8 5 (4.72%) C#
8 5 (4.72%) Perl
9 3 (2.83%) JavaScript
9 3 (2.83%) SQL
10 2 (1.89%) Assembly Language
10 2 (1.89%) Bash Shell
11 1 (0.94%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 39 (36.79%) Degree
2 2 (1.89%) PhD
3 1 (0.94%) ISTQB
3 1 (0.94%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
System Software
1 73 (68.87%) Firmware
Vendors
1 13 (12.26%) Atmel
2 7 (6.60%) EMC
3 3 (2.83%) Google
4 2 (1.89%) Apple
4 2 (1.89%) Samsung
5 1 (0.94%) Arqiva
5 1 (0.94%) CA
5 1 (0.94%) HP
5 1 (0.94%) Microsoft
5 1 (0.94%) Oracle
5 1 (0.94%) SAP
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