The table below looks at the statistics for Bluetooth skills in IT jobs advertised for the North West region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Bluetooth over the 3 months to 1 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Bluetooth
Rank 247 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing Bluetooth 6 0 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.088% - -
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.59% - -
Number of salaries quoted 6 0 0
Average salary £30,000 - -
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £43,750 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-8.57% +16.66%
Bluetooth
England

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

Communications & Networking Category
North West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
1009 1086 1011
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 14.76% 14.60% 14.75%
Number of salaries quoted 804 903 857
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £21,500 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £62,500 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -

Bluetooth
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

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

Bluetooth Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

Bluetooth
Salary Trend in the North West

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

Bluetooth Salary Trend in the North West

Bluetooth
Salary Histogram in the North West

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Bluetooth across the North West region over the 3 months to 1 September 2015.

Bluetooth Salary Histogram in the North West

Bluetooth
Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Bluetooth within the North West region over the 3 months to 1 September 2015. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Manchester - 6 £30,000 - 1
Bluetooth
England

Bluetooth
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 1 September 2015, IT jobs across the North West 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 9 (100.00%) Windows
1 9 (100.00%) Wi-Fi
2 8 (88.89%) Speech Recognition
2 8 (88.89%) Software Engineering
2 8 (88.89%) Windows Mobile
2 8 (88.89%) Nucleus RTOS
2 8 (88.89%) BREW
2 8 (88.89%) NFC
2 8 (88.89%) Android
2 8 (88.89%) iPhone
2 8 (88.89%) Qt
2 8 (88.89%) Windows 7
2 8 (88.89%) OpenAL
2 8 (88.89%) OpenCL
2 8 (88.89%) Windows 8
2 8 (88.89%) Mentoring
2 8 (88.89%) Linux
2 8 (88.89%) Flash
2 8 (88.89%) J2ME
2 8 (88.89%) C
2 8 (88.89%) C++
2 8 (88.89%) Java
2 8 (88.89%) GPRS
2 8 (88.89%) GSM
2 8 (88.89%) MPEG
2 8 (88.89%) Symbian
2 8 (88.89%) UMTS
2 8 (88.89%) VoIP
2 8 (88.89%) WLAN
2 8 (88.89%) OpenGL

Bluetooth
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 2015, IT jobs across the North West 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 1 (11.11%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (11.11%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 9 (100.00%) Wi-Fi
2 8 (88.89%) DVB
2 8 (88.89%) NFC
2 8 (88.89%) GPRS
2 8 (88.89%) GSM
2 8 (88.89%) UMTS
2 8 (88.89%) VoIP
2 8 (88.89%) WLAN
3 1 (11.11%) TCP/IP
3 1 (11.11%) VPN
3 1 (11.11%) DNS
3 1 (11.11%) IPv4
3 1 (11.11%) IPv6
3 1 (11.11%) Broadband
3 1 (11.11%) Firewall
3 1 (11.11%) Wireless
3 1 (11.11%) IPsec
3 1 (11.11%) WiMAX
General
1 8 (88.89%) Finance
1 8 (88.89%) Automotive
1 8 (88.89%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 8 (88.89%) Software Engineer
2 4 (44.44%) Graduate
2 4 (44.44%) Graduate Software Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Consultant
3 1 (11.11%) Technical Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (88.89%) SVG
1 8 (88.89%) OpenGL
1 8 (88.89%) Middleware
1 8 (88.89%) UIQ
1 8 (88.89%) Series 60
1 8 (88.89%) BREW
1 8 (88.89%) Qt
1 8 (88.89%) OpenAL
1 8 (88.89%) OpenCL
1 8 (88.89%) Flash
1 8 (88.89%) J2ME
2 1 (11.11%) RSS
2 1 (11.11%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 8 (88.89%) MPEG
1 8 (88.89%) Device Driver
1 8 (88.89%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 9 (100.00%) Windows
2 8 (88.89%) Linux
2 8 (88.89%) Windows Mobile
2 8 (88.89%) Nucleus RTOS
2 8 (88.89%) Android
2 8 (88.89%) Windows 7
2 8 (88.89%) Windows 8
3 4 (44.44%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (88.89%) Mobile Commerce
1 8 (88.89%) DRM
1 8 (88.89%) Speech Recognition
1 8 (88.89%) Software Engineering
1 8 (88.89%) Mentoring
2 1 (11.11%) ITIL
2 1 (11.11%) Customer Engagement
2 1 (11.11%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 8 (88.89%) C
1 8 (88.89%) C++
1 8 (88.89%) Java
Qualifications
1 1 (11.11%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (11.11%) MCTS
1 1 (11.11%) MCITP
1 1 (11.11%) Degree
System Software
1 1 (11.11%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 1 (11.11%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 8 (88.89%) Symbian
2 1 (11.11%) Microsoft