Period
to 22 July 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 22 July 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

ZigBee
UK
6 months to
22 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 1091 1092 1246
Rank change year-on-year +1 +154 +53
Permanent jobs citing ZigBee 76 112 37
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.044% 0.063% 0.018%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.29% 0.39% 0.11%
Number of salaries quoted 42 92 27
UK median annual salary £50,000 £42,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +17.65% +13.33% -31.82%
10th Percentile £37,850 £33,750 £26,250
90th Percentile £58,500 £67,625 £55,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £42,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +17.65% -10.53% -13.64%

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 26,349 28,362 34,231
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 15.19% 15.87% 16.91%
Number of salaries quoted 20,846 23,038 28,455
UK median annual salary £46,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.33% - -
10th Percentile £25,750 £25,750 £25,500
90th Percentile £75,000 £72,500 £71,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% - -

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 22 July 2018.

Salary histogram for ZigBee in the UK

ZigBee
Top 10 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 22 July 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 +3 76 £50,000 +17.65% 21
UK excluding London -34 58 £50,000 +17.65% 19
South East +10 33 £50,000 - 7
South West +13 18 £45,000 +5.88%
London +12 18 £61,250 -18.33% 4
North of England -17 5 £50,000 +25.00% 2
East of England 0 2 £62,500 +25.00% 3
Yorkshire 0 2 £47,000 +17.50% 1
North West 0 2 £65,000 -23.53% 1
North East -24 1 - -

For the 6 months to 22 July 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 42 (55.26%) Bluetooth
2 38 (50.00%) C
3 36 (47.37%) Wireless
4 30 (39.47%) Software Engineering
5 29 (38.16%) Agile Software Development
5 29 (38.16%) C++
6 28 (36.84%) Degree
7 25 (32.89%) 3GPP
8 24 (31.58%) Wi-Fi
9 23 (30.26%) Firmware
9 23 (30.26%) Linux
10 20 (26.32%) Embedded C
11 19 (25.00%) Python
11 19 (25.00%) Smart Meter
12 18 (23.68%) Java
12 18 (23.68%) Smart Energy
13 15 (19.74%) Power Management
13 15 (19.74%) MQTT
13 15 (19.74%) 802.1X
14 14 (18.42%) Validation
14 14 (18.42%) Scrum
14 14 (18.42%) 802.11
14 14 (18.42%) 802.15
15 13 (17.11%) Configuration Management
15 13 (17.11%) Electronics
16 12 (15.79%) Finance
16 12 (15.79%) SOAP
16 12 (15.79%) Asset Management
16 12 (15.79%) JIRA
16 12 (15.79%) Analytics

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 11 (14.47%) Confluence
2 2 (2.63%) Predix
2 2 (2.63%) ThingWorx
Applications
1 2 (2.63%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (1.32%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.63%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (2.63%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 42 (55.26%) Bluetooth
2 36 (47.37%) Wireless
3 25 (32.89%) 3GPP
4 24 (31.58%) Wi-Fi
5 15 (19.74%) MQTT
6 14 (18.42%) 802.11
6 14 (18.42%) 802.15
7 9 (11.84%) GPRS
8 8 (10.53%) Ethernet
9 7 (9.21%) GSM
9 7 (9.21%) Internet
9 7 (9.21%) Z-Wave
10 6 (7.89%) LTE
11 5 (6.58%) 3G
11 5 (6.58%) 4G
12 3 (3.95%) TCP/IP
13 2 (2.63%) AMQP
13 2 (2.63%) Modbus
13 2 (2.63%) RFID
13 2 (2.63%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (7.89%) SQL Server
2 5 (6.58%) SQL Server 2016
3 2 (2.63%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 12 (15.79%) JIRA
2 1 (1.32%) Git (software)
General
1 13 (17.11%) Electronics
2 12 (15.79%) Finance
3 9 (11.84%) Manufacturing
4 3 (3.95%) Legal
4 3 (3.95%) Telecoms
5 2 (2.63%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 26 (34.21%) Software Engineer
2 21 (27.63%) Embedded Engineer
3 17 (22.37%) Embedded Software Engineer
4 12 (15.79%) Firmware Engineer
5 7 (9.21%) C++ Software Engineer
6 6 (7.89%) Electronics Engineer
7 5 (6.58%) Hardware Engineer
8 4 (5.26%) Design Engineer
8 4 (5.26%) Electronics Design Engineer
8 4 (5.26%) Platform Engineer
8 4 (5.26%) Systems Engineer
8 4 (5.26%) Wireless Engineer
9 3 (3.95%) Product Owner
9 3 (3.95%) Quality Manager
10 2 (2.63%) Architect
10 2 (2.63%) Developer
10 2 (2.63%) Linux Engineer
10 2 (2.63%) Project Engineer
10 2 (2.63%) Solutions Architect
10 2 (2.63%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (19.74%) 802.1X
2 12 (15.79%) SOAP
3 8 (10.53%) Web Services
4 5 (6.58%) Node.js
4 5 (6.58%) React
5 2 (2.63%) JSON
5 2 (2.63%) Kafka
5 2 (2.63%) Middleware
5 2 (2.63%) RabbitMQ
5 2 (2.63%) REST
5 2 (2.63%) WebSockets
5 2 (2.63%) XML
6 1 (1.32%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 19 (25.00%) Smart Meter
2 18 (23.68%) Smart Energy
3 10 (13.16%) CCTV
4 9 (11.84%) Internet of Things
5 6 (7.89%) Embedded Systems
6 4 (5.26%) Analytical Skills
6 4 (5.26%) Smart Home
7 3 (3.95%) Machine to Machine
8 2 (2.63%) Algorithms
8 2 (2.63%) Arduino
8 2 (2.63%) Industrial Internet of Things
9 1 (1.32%) Data Structures
9 1 (1.32%) Device Driver
9 1 (1.32%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
9 1 (1.32%) Self-Motivation
9 1 (1.32%) Smart City
9 1 (1.32%) Verilog
9 1 (1.32%) VHDL
Operating Systems
1 23 (30.26%) Linux
2 11 (14.47%) FreeRTOS
2 11 (14.47%) ThreadX
3 5 (6.58%) Embedded Linux
4 2 (2.63%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (39.47%) Software Engineering
2 29 (38.16%) Agile Software Development
3 15 (19.74%) Power Management
4 14 (18.42%) Scrum
4 14 (18.42%) Validation
5 13 (17.11%) Configuration Management
6 12 (15.79%) Analytics
6 12 (15.79%) Asset Management
6 12 (15.79%) Problem-Solving
6 12 (15.79%) Secure Coding
7 11 (14.47%) Continuous Integration
7 11 (14.47%) UML
8 10 (13.16%) API Integration
8 10 (13.16%) CAFM
8 10 (13.16%) Facilities Management
8 10 (13.16%) ITIL
9 7 (9.21%) SDLC
10 6 (7.89%) Technical Architecture
11 5 (6.58%) IC Design
11 5 (6.58%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 38 (50.00%) C
2 29 (38.16%) C++
3 20 (26.32%) Embedded C
4 19 (25.00%) Python
5 18 (23.68%) Java
6 11 (14.47%) Objective-C
7 6 (7.89%) JavaScript
7 6 (7.89%) SQL
8 5 (6.58%) Embedded C++
9 2 (2.63%) C#
9 2 (2.63%) R
Qualifications
1 28 (36.84%) Degree
2 6 (7.89%) Numerate Degree
3 5 (6.58%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (15.79%) MISRA
2 4 (5.26%) QA
3 3 (3.95%) ISO 9001
3 3 (3.95%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 23 (30.26%) Firmware
Vendors
1 11 (14.47%) Atlassian
2 2 (2.63%) Cisco
2 2 (2.63%) Cognizant
2 2 (2.63%) Google
2 2 (2.63%) IBM
2 2 (2.63%) Microsoft
2 2 (2.63%) Sigfox