The table below looks at the statistics for Bluetooth skills in IT jobs advertised for the Cambridge region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Bluetooth over the 3 months to 29 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Bluetooth
Rank 112 106 118
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +12
Permanent jobs citing Bluetooth 4 3 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 0.22% 0.19% 0.36%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.94% 0.81% 1.97%
Number of salaries quoted 3 3 7
Average salary £45,000 £52,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-14.28% +23.52%
UK excluding London average salary £43,750 £37,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+16.66% -6.25%
Bluetooth
Cambridgeshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in permanent jobs advertised in the Cambridge region.

Communications & Networking Category
Cambridge
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
425 369 356
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 23.20% 23.43% 18.40%
Number of salaries quoted 328 303 299
Average salary £44,250 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.62% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £50,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

Bluetooth
Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Bluetooth across the Cambridge region as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

Bluetooth Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

Bluetooth
Salary Trend in Cambridge

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Bluetooth across the Cambridge region.

Bluetooth Salary Trend in Cambridge

Bluetooth
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT jobs across the Cambridge region citing Bluetooth also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Bluetooth.

1 27 (87.10%) Wi-Fi
2 25 (80.65%) Wireless
3 21 (67.74%) Python
4 16 (51.61%) Electronics
4 16 (51.61%) Degree
5 14 (45.16%) Firmware
6 13 (41.94%) Perl
7 10 (32.26%) Mathematics
7 10 (32.26%) Test Scripting
7 10 (32.26%) C
8 8 (25.81%) Tcl
8 8 (25.81%) Automation Testing
9 6 (19.35%) Software Architecture
9 6 (19.35%) UWB
9 6 (19.35%) Assembly Language
9 6 (19.35%) Configuration Management
10 5 (16.13%) GSM
11 4 (12.90%) EMC
11 4 (12.90%) C++
11 4 (12.90%) MATLAB
11 4 (12.90%) BT
11 4 (12.90%) Validation
11 4 (12.90%) Marketing
11 4 (12.90%) Embedded Systems
12 3 (9.68%) LTE
12 3 (9.68%) TETRA
12 3 (9.68%) Software Testing
12 3 (9.68%) Software Engineering
12 3 (9.68%) DECT
12 3 (9.68%) Genesys

Bluetooth
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT jobs across the Cambridge region citing Bluetooth also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Bluetooth. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 2 (6.45%) Simulink
Communications & Networking
1 27 (87.10%) Wi-Fi
2 25 (80.65%) Wireless
3 6 (19.35%) UWB
4 5 (16.13%) GSM
5 3 (9.68%) TETRA
5 3 (9.68%) DECT
5 3 (9.68%) LTE
6 2 (6.45%) NFC
6 2 (6.45%) ZigBee
6 2 (6.45%) LAN
6 2 (6.45%) WLAN
6 2 (6.45%) Ethernet
6 2 (6.45%) 3G
6 2 (6.45%) 802.11
Development Applications
1 2 (6.45%) Git (software)
General
1 16 (51.61%) Electronics
2 4 (12.90%) Marketing
3 1 (3.23%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 12 (38.71%) Test Engineer
2 9 (29.03%) Software Engineer
3 8 (25.81%) Software Test Engineer
4 3 (9.68%) RF Engineer
4 3 (9.68%) Principal Engineer
5 2 (6.45%) Designer
5 2 (6.45%) Senior Design Engineer
5 2 (6.45%) Senior RF Engineer
5 2 (6.45%) Electronics Engineer
5 2 (6.45%) Senior Test Engineer
5 2 (6.45%) Senior Manager
5 2 (6.45%) Design Engineer
5 2 (6.45%) Graduate
5 2 (6.45%) Junior
6 1 (3.23%) Junior Software Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 14 (45.16%) Firmware
2 10 (32.26%) Mathematics
3 4 (12.90%) Embedded Systems
4 2 (6.45%) Management Information System
4 2 (6.45%) Handset
4 2 (6.45%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
5 1 (3.23%) Device Driver
5 1 (3.23%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 2 (6.45%) Linux
1 2 (6.45%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (32.26%) Test Scripting
2 8 (25.81%) Automation Testing
3 6 (19.35%) Software Architecture
3 6 (19.35%) Configuration Management
4 4 (12.90%) Validation
5 3 (9.68%) Software Engineering
5 3 (9.68%) Software Testing
6 2 (6.45%) Use Case
6 2 (6.45%) Integration Testing
6 2 (6.45%) Waterfall
6 2 (6.45%) Test Automation
6 2 (6.45%) Scrum
6 2 (6.45%) IC Design
6 2 (6.45%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (6.45%) Project Management
6 2 (6.45%) Benchmarking
6 2 (6.45%) CAD
6 2 (6.45%) Kalman Filter
Programming Languages
1 21 (67.74%) Python
2 13 (41.94%) Perl
3 10 (32.26%) C
4 8 (25.81%) Tcl
5 6 (19.35%) Assembly Language
6 4 (12.90%) C++
6 4 (12.90%) MATLAB
7 2 (6.45%) Ruby
7 2 (6.45%) Java
8 1 (3.23%) C#
8 1 (3.23%) Embedded C
Qualifications
1 16 (51.61%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.45%) ISO 9001
Vendors
1 4 (12.90%) EMC
1 4 (12.90%) BT
2 3 (9.68%) Genesys
3 2 (6.45%) Perforce
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