Period
to 19 April 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 19 April 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

ZigBee
UK
6 months to
19 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 1122 1083 1233
Rank change year-on-year -39 +150 +43
Permanent jobs citing ZigBee 73 98 57
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.041% 0.057% 0.028%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.28% 0.35% 0.17%
Number of salaries quoted 59 80 46
UK median annual salary £50,000 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +25.00% - -20.00%
10th Percentile £37,500 £34,500 £26,250
90th Percentile £55,250 £64,250 £66,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +25.00% - -20.00%

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 26,408 27,829 34,518
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 14.89% 16.18% 16.84%
Number of salaries quoted 21,006 22,679 28,656
UK median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
10th Percentile £26,000 £25,500 £25,000
90th Percentile £75,000 £72,500 £70,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +5.00% - -

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 April 2018.

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 19 April 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 -4 73 £50,000 +25.00% 19
UK excluding London -46 64 £50,000 +25.00% 17
South East -4 31 £50,000 - 6
South West +12 21 £50,000 +66.67% 2
London +11 9 £52,500 -27.59% 2
East of England -23 6 £30,000 -45.45% 3
North of England -35 5 £47,500 +18.75% 5
Yorkshire -28 2 £47,500 +18.75% 2
North West - 2 £47,500 - 3
East Midlands 0 1 £50,000 - 1
Midlands -6 1 £50,000 +25.00% 1
North East -21 1 - -

For the 6 months to 19 April 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 48 (65.75%) C
2 39 (53.42%) Bluetooth
3 38 (52.05%) C++
4 35 (47.95%) Agile Software Development
5 34 (46.58%) Wireless
6 31 (42.47%) Degree
7 29 (39.73%) Software Engineering
7 29 (39.73%) Wi-Fi
8 27 (36.99%) 3GPP
9 26 (35.62%) Linux
10 23 (31.51%) Python
11 22 (30.14%) Embedded C
12 21 (28.77%) Smart Meter
13 20 (27.40%) Firmware
13 20 (27.40%) Smart Energy
14 18 (24.66%) MQTT
15 16 (21.92%) Java
15 16 (21.92%) Scrum
16 15 (20.55%) 802.11
16 15 (20.55%) 802.15
16 15 (20.55%) Validation
16 15 (20.55%) 802.1X
17 14 (19.18%) JIRA
18 13 (17.81%) Confluence
18 13 (17.81%) Internet of Things
19 12 (16.44%) Embedded Systems
19 12 (16.44%) Secure Coding
19 12 (16.44%) MISRA
19 12 (16.44%) FreeRTOS
19 12 (16.44%) Atlassian

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 13 (17.81%) Confluence
2 2 (2.74%) Predix
2 2 (2.74%) ThingWorx
3 1 (1.37%) IIS
Cloud Services
1 3 (4.11%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (2.74%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 39 (53.42%) Bluetooth
2 34 (46.58%) Wireless
3 29 (39.73%) Wi-Fi
4 27 (36.99%) 3GPP
5 18 (24.66%) MQTT
6 15 (20.55%) 802.11
6 15 (20.55%) 802.15
7 11 (15.07%) Z-Wave
8 10 (13.70%) Internet
9 5 (6.85%) GPRS
10 4 (5.48%) Modbus
10 4 (5.48%) TCP/IP
11 2 (2.74%) AMQP
11 2 (2.74%) Ethernet
11 2 (2.74%) RFID
11 2 (2.74%) WAN
12 1 (1.37%) GSM
12 1 (1.37%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (2.74%) Big Data
2 1 (1.37%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 14 (19.18%) JIRA
2 4 (5.48%) Git (software)
3 2 (2.74%) GCC
4 1 (1.37%) CircleCI
4 1 (1.37%) Cucumber
4 1 (1.37%) Jenkins
4 1 (1.37%) Mocha
4 1 (1.37%) Protractor
4 1 (1.37%) Selenium
General
1 12 (16.44%) Electronics
1 12 (16.44%) Manufacturing
2 4 (5.48%) Finance
3 3 (4.11%) Legal
3 3 (4.11%) Telecoms
4 2 (2.74%) Automotive
5 1 (1.37%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 27 (36.99%) Software Engineer
2 25 (34.25%) Embedded Engineer
3 20 (27.40%) Embedded Software Engineer
4 16 (21.92%) Firmware Engineer
5 10 (13.70%) C++ Software Engineer
6 7 (9.59%) Electronics Engineer
7 6 (8.22%) Design Engineer
7 6 (8.22%) Developer
8 5 (6.85%) Linux Engineer
9 4 (5.48%) Architect
9 4 (5.48%) Electronics Design Engineer
9 4 (5.48%) Embedded C++ Engineer
9 4 (5.48%) Platform Engineer
9 4 (5.48%) Software Developer
9 4 (5.48%) Solutions Architect
9 4 (5.48%) Wireless Engineer
10 3 (4.11%) IoT Architect
10 3 (4.11%) IoT Software Engineer
10 3 (4.11%) Smart Energy Engineer
10 3 (4.11%) Smart Metering Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (20.55%) 802.1X
2 4 (5.48%) Web Services
3 2 (2.74%) JSON
3 2 (2.74%) Kafka
3 2 (2.74%) Middleware
3 2 (2.74%) OpenEmbedded
3 2 (2.74%) RabbitMQ
3 2 (2.74%) REST
3 2 (2.74%) SOAP
3 2 (2.74%) WebSockets
3 2 (2.74%) XML
3 2 (2.74%) Yocto
4 1 (1.37%) .NET
4 1 (1.37%) ADO.NET
4 1 (1.37%) ASP.NET
4 1 (1.37%) HTML
4 1 (1.37%) jQuery
4 1 (1.37%) Node.js
4 1 (1.37%) WinForms
4 1 (1.37%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 21 (28.77%) Smart Meter
2 20 (27.40%) Smart Energy
3 13 (17.81%) Internet of Things
4 12 (16.44%) Embedded Systems
5 5 (6.85%) Machine to Machine
5 5 (6.85%) Smart Home
6 3 (4.11%) Computer Science
6 3 (4.11%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
6 3 (4.11%) VHDL
7 2 (2.74%) Analytical Skills
7 2 (2.74%) Arduino
7 2 (2.74%) CAN bus
7 2 (2.74%) Device Driver
7 2 (2.74%) Home Automation
7 2 (2.74%) Industrial Internet of Things
7 2 (2.74%) Self-Motivation
8 1 (1.37%) Algorithms
8 1 (1.37%) Greenfield Project
8 1 (1.37%) Handset
8 1 (1.37%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 26 (35.62%) Linux
2 12 (16.44%) FreeRTOS
2 12 (16.44%) ThreadX
3 4 (5.48%) Embedded Linux
4 3 (4.11%) Android
5 2 (2.74%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (2.74%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (47.95%) Agile Software Development
2 29 (39.73%) Software Engineering
3 16 (21.92%) Scrum
4 15 (20.55%) Validation
5 12 (16.44%) Configuration Management
5 12 (16.44%) Continuous Integration
5 12 (16.44%) Secure Coding
5 12 (16.44%) UML
6 10 (13.70%) SDLC
7 3 (4.11%) CAPA
7 3 (4.11%) Manufacturing Engineering
7 3 (4.11%) Problem-Solving
7 3 (4.11%) Process Improvement
7 3 (4.11%) Project Management
7 3 (4.11%) Risk Management
7 3 (4.11%) Root Cause Analysis
7 3 (4.11%) Supplier Management
8 2 (2.74%) Asset Management
8 2 (2.74%) OO
8 2 (2.74%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 48 (65.75%) C
2 38 (52.05%) C++
3 23 (31.51%) Python
4 22 (30.14%) Embedded C
5 16 (21.92%) Java
6 12 (16.44%) Objective-C
7 7 (9.59%) Embedded C++
8 3 (4.11%) Bash Shell
8 3 (4.11%) JavaScript
8 3 (4.11%) R
9 2 (2.74%) C#
9 2 (2.74%) Shell Script
10 1 (1.37%) SQL
Qualifications
1 31 (42.47%) Degree
2 9 (12.33%) Numerate Degree
3 1 (1.37%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (16.44%) MISRA
2 4 (5.48%) ISO 9001
2 4 (5.48%) QA
3 3 (4.11%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 20 (27.40%) Firmware
2 3 (4.11%) Docker
Vendors
1 12 (16.44%) Atlassian
2 2 (2.74%) Bloomberg
2 2 (2.74%) Cisco
2 2 (2.74%) Cognizant
2 2 (2.74%) Google
2 2 (2.74%) IBM
2 2 (2.74%) Red Hat
2 2 (2.74%) Sigfox
2 2 (2.74%) Wind River