The table below looks at the statistics for Bluetooth skills in IT jobs advertised for the Scotland region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Bluetooth over the 3 months to 11 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
11 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Bluetooth
Rank - 162 169
Permanent jobs citing Bluetooth 0 1 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland - 0.032% 0.060%
As % of the Communications & Networking category - 0.27% 0.51%
Number of salaries quoted 0 1 1
Average salary - £21,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -46.25%
UK excluding London average salary £48,750 £55,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-11.36% +29.41%
Bluetooth
UK

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

Communications & Networking Category
Scotland
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
364 376 389
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 12.27% 12.10% 11.64%
Number of salaries quoted 223 231 282
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,500 £27,250 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

Bluetooth
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

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

Bluetooth Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

Bluetooth
Salary Trend in Scotland

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

Bluetooth Salary Trend in Scotland

Bluetooth
Top 20 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, IT jobs across the Scotland 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 3 (100.00%) Wireless
1 3 (100.00%) ZigBee
2 2 (66.67%) Embedded Systems
2 2 (66.67%) Embedded Software Development
2 2 (66.67%) Freescale
2 2 (66.67%) Internet of Things
2 2 (66.67%) Electronics
2 2 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (66.67%) Computer Science
2 2 (66.67%) HND
2 2 (66.67%) Windows
2 2 (66.67%) Linux
2 2 (66.67%) Intel
2 2 (66.67%) Internet
3 1 (33.33%) CMMI
3 1 (33.33%) Wi-Fi
3 1 (33.33%) CAE
3 1 (33.33%) DECT
3 1 (33.33%) Requirements Analysis
3 1 (33.33%) UWB

Bluetooth
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, IT jobs across the Scotland 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.

Communications & Networking
1 3 (100.00%) Wireless
1 3 (100.00%) ZigBee
2 2 (66.67%) Internet
3 1 (33.33%) DECT
3 1 (33.33%) UWB
3 1 (33.33%) Wi-Fi
General
1 2 (66.67%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Embedded Engineer
1 2 (66.67%) Systems Engineer
1 2 (66.67%) Wireless Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Design Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) RF Design Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) RF Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (66.67%) Computer Science
1 2 (66.67%) Embedded Systems
1 2 (66.67%) Internet of Things
Operating Systems
1 2 (66.67%) Linux
1 2 (66.67%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (66.67%) Embedded Software Development
2 1 (33.33%) CAE
2 1 (33.33%) CMMI
2 1 (33.33%) Requirements Analysis
Qualifications
1 2 (66.67%) HND
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) Freescale
1 2 (66.67%) Intel