The table below looks at the statistics for Bluetooth skills in IT jobs advertised for the South East region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Bluetooth over the 3 months to 20 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
20 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Bluetooth
Rank 435 420 426
Rank change year-on-year
-15 +6
Permanent jobs citing Bluetooth 8 19 19
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.036% 0.087% 0.082%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.16% 0.39% 0.36%
Number of salaries quoted 7 17 17
Average salary £50,000 £37,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+33.33% -6.25%
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £37,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+20.00% -6.25%
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 South East region.

Communications & Networking Category
South East
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
4919 4870 5331
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 22.09% 22.27% 22.90%
Number of salaries quoted 3670 3783 4369
Average salary £42,500 £41,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.40% -2.35%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

Bluetooth
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

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

Bluetooth Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

Bluetooth
Salary Trend in the South East

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

Bluetooth Salary Trend in the South East

Bluetooth
Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Bluetooth within the South East region over the 3 months to 20 August 2014. 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
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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
Oxfordshire +10 3 £45,000 +69.81%
Hampshire -7 3 £50,000 +37.93% 1
West Sussex - 1 £50,000 -
Bluetooth
England

Bluetooth
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, IT jobs across the South East 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 16 (88.89%) Software Engineering
2 12 (66.67%) C
2 12 (66.67%) C++
3 11 (61.11%) Embedded C
3 11 (61.11%) ZigBee
4 10 (55.56%) Degree
4 10 (55.56%) C#
5 9 (50.00%) Windows
5 9 (50.00%) Linux
5 9 (50.00%) Ethernet
6 8 (44.44%) EMC
6 8 (44.44%) 3G
6 8 (44.44%) Agile Software Development
7 7 (38.89%) TCP/IP
7 7 (38.89%) MS Excel
8 6 (33.33%) UML
8 6 (33.33%) Python
8 6 (33.33%) Electronics
9 5 (27.78%) TDD
9 5 (27.78%) Physics
9 5 (27.78%) MS PowerPoint
9 5 (27.78%) AutoCAD
9 5 (27.78%) Embedded C++
9 5 (27.78%) OOD
9 5 (27.78%) GPRS
9 5 (27.78%) GSM
9 5 (27.78%) Perl
9 5 (27.78%) MS Office
9 5 (27.78%) Telematics
9 5 (27.78%) Product Management

Bluetooth
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, IT jobs across the South East 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 7 (38.89%) MS Excel
2 5 (27.78%) AutoCAD
2 5 (27.78%) MS PowerPoint
2 5 (27.78%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 11 (61.11%) ZigBee
2 9 (50.00%) Ethernet
3 8 (44.44%) 3G
4 7 (38.89%) TCP/IP
5 5 (27.78%) GPRS
5 5 (27.78%) GSM
6 4 (22.22%) Wi-Fi
6 4 (22.22%) Wireless
7 3 (16.67%) 2G
7 3 (16.67%) 4G
8 2 (11.11%) 802.15
8 2 (11.11%) LAN
8 2 (11.11%) WAN
9 1 (5.56%) Internet
9 1 (5.56%) 802.11
Development Applications
1 1 (5.56%) Visual Studio
1 1 (5.56%) Subversion
1 1 (5.56%) Rational DOORS
General
1 6 (33.33%) Electronics
2 1 (5.56%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 8 (44.44%) Software Engineer
2 6 (33.33%) C++ Software Engineer
2 6 (33.33%) Embedded Software Engineer
3 5 (27.78%) Design Engineer
3 5 (27.78%) Embedded C Engineer
3 5 (27.78%) C Software Engineer
3 5 (27.78%) Embedded C/C++ Engineer
3 5 (27.78%) Embedded C/C++ Software Engineer
3 5 (27.78%) Embedded C++ Engineer
3 5 (27.78%) Embedded C++ Software Engineer
3 5 (27.78%) Embedded C Software Engineer
3 5 (27.78%) Electronics Engineer
4 3 (16.67%) Architect
4 3 (16.67%) Solutions Architect
5 1 (5.56%) Developer
5 1 (5.56%) Systems Engineer
5 1 (5.56%) Microsoft Developer
5 1 (5.56%) Firmware Engineer
5 1 (5.56%) Senior Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (16.67%) MFC
1 3 (16.67%) STL
2 1 (5.56%) OpenGL
Miscellaneous
1 5 (27.78%) Physics
1 5 (27.78%) Telematics
2 3 (16.67%) Handset
3 1 (5.56%) Embedded Systems
3 1 (5.56%) Computer Science
3 1 (5.56%) NHS
3 1 (5.56%) Firmware
Operating Systems
1 9 (50.00%) Windows
1 9 (50.00%) Linux
2 1 (5.56%) Windows CE
2 1 (5.56%) Windows 7
2 1 (5.56%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (88.89%) Software Engineering
2 8 (44.44%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (33.33%) UML
4 5 (27.78%) OOD
4 5 (27.78%) TDD
4 5 (27.78%) Product Management
5 3 (16.67%) Signal Processing
5 3 (16.67%) Embedded Software Development
5 3 (16.67%) Business Development
6 2 (11.11%) Integration Testing
7 1 (5.56%) System Testing
7 1 (5.56%) Validation
7 1 (5.56%) Scrum
7 1 (5.56%) OOA/OOD
Programming Languages
1 12 (66.67%) C
1 12 (66.67%) C++
2 11 (61.11%) Embedded C
3 10 (55.56%) C#
4 6 (33.33%) Python
5 5 (27.78%) Embedded C++
5 5 (27.78%) Perl
6 4 (22.22%) Java
7 1 (5.56%) VC++
7 1 (5.56%) Assembly Language
Qualifications
1 10 (55.56%) Degree
2 4 (22.22%) Security Cleared
3 1 (5.56%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.56%) ISO 9001
1 1 (5.56%) IEC 61508
1 1 (5.56%) DO-178B
Vendors
1 8 (44.44%) EMC
2 1 (5.56%) Renesas
2 1 (5.56%) Microsoft
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