The table below looks at the statistics for Bluetooth skills in IT jobs advertised for the South West region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Bluetooth over the 3 months to 17 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
17 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Bluetooth
Rank 231 - 213
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing Bluetooth 3 0 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 0.049% - 0.017%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.30% - 0.083%
Number of salaries quoted 3 0 1
Average salary £22,000 - £22,500
UK excluding London average salary £38,750 £37,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.33% -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 West region.

Communications & Networking Category
South West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
1007 843 1204
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 16.48% 16.58% 20.88%
Number of salaries quoted 871 664 1006
Average salary £35,000 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £49,200 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

Bluetooth
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

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

Bluetooth Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

Bluetooth
Salary Trend in the South West

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

Bluetooth Salary Trend in the South West

Bluetooth
Job Locations in the South West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Bluetooth within the South West region over the 3 months to 17 September 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
(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
Wiltshire - 2 £22,000 -
Dorset - 1 £30,500 -
Bluetooth
England

Bluetooth
Top 22 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 17 September 2014, IT jobs across the South 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 2 (66.67%) Windows
1 2 (66.67%) ERP
1 2 (66.67%) Windows XP
1 2 (66.67%) VoIP
1 2 (66.67%) DHCP
1 2 (66.67%) DNS
1 2 (66.67%) Active Directory
1 2 (66.67%) Citrix
1 2 (66.67%) Windows Server 2003
1 2 (66.67%) 3G
1 2 (66.67%) Wi-Fi
1 2 (66.67%) Back Office
1 2 (66.67%) Retail
1 2 (66.67%) Windows Server 2008
1 2 (66.67%) Windows 8
2 1 (33.33%) C
2 1 (33.33%) Sun
2 1 (33.33%) Embedded C
2 1 (33.33%) Electronics
2 1 (33.33%) Device Driver
2 1 (33.33%) Software Engineering
2 1 (33.33%) Field-Programmable Gate Array

Bluetooth
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 17 September 2014, IT jobs across the South 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.

Communications & Networking
1 2 (66.67%) VoIP
1 2 (66.67%) DHCP
1 2 (66.67%) DNS
1 2 (66.67%) 3G
1 2 (66.67%) Wi-Fi
General
1 2 (66.67%) Back Office
1 2 (66.67%) Retail
2 1 (33.33%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Support Engineer
1 2 (66.67%) IT Support Engineer
1 2 (66.67%) IT Support
2 1 (33.33%) Software Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Electronics Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Embedded Software Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Device Driver
1 1 (33.33%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
Operating Systems
1 2 (66.67%) Windows
1 2 (66.67%) Windows XP
1 2 (66.67%) Windows Server 2003
1 2 (66.67%) Windows Server 2008
1 2 (66.67%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) ERP
2 1 (33.33%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 1 (33.33%) C
1 1 (33.33%) Embedded C
System Software
1 2 (66.67%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) Citrix
2 1 (33.33%) Sun