The table below looks at the statistics for Bluetooth skills in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Bluetooth over the 3 months to 27 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Bluetooth
Rank 858 890 854
Rank change year-on-year
+32 -36
Permanent jobs citing Bluetooth 37 26 42
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.034% 0.022% 0.039%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.21% 0.12% 0.22%
Number of salaries quoted 34 22 37
Average salary £40,000 £45,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.11% +20.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,750 £28,150 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £59,750 £53,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £45,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-11.11% +20.00%

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

Communications & Networking Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
17877 21044 19193
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 16.63% 18.09% 17.77%
Number of salaries quoted 14817 16659 15506
Average salary £45,000 £44,500 £44,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.12% +1.13%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £26,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -

Bluetooth
Jobs Demand Trend

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

Bluetooth Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Bluetooth
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Bluetooth within the UK.

Bluetooth Salary Trend in the UK

Bluetooth
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Bluetooth over the 3 months to 27 August 2015 within the UK.

Bluetooth Salary Histogram in the UK

Bluetooth
Top 26 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Bluetooth within the UK over the 3 months to 27 August 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
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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
England +23 37 £40,000 -11.11% 15
South East +8 11 £45,000 -10.00% 1
North West - 8 £30,000 - 1
Manchester - 8 £30,000 - 1
London +38 7 £57,500 -4.16% 6
Yorkshire - 6 £40,000 - 1
Harrogate - 6 £40,000 - 1
North Yorkshire - 6 £40,000 - 1
Hampshire +20 4 £45,000 -10.00%
South West -1 4 £40,000 +81.81% 3
Surrey - 4 £51,250 -
Wiltshire +2 2 £30,000 +36.36%
East Sussex - 2 £65,000 -
Swindon - 2 £30,000 -
City of London - 2 £46,250 - 2
Brighton - 2 £65,000 -
Romsey - 2 £45,000 -
East of England +15 1 £50,000 +11.11% 3
Cambridge +14 1 £50,000 +11.11% 3
Cambridgeshire +10 1 £50,000 +11.11% 3
Plymouth - 1 £47,500 - 2
Taunton - 1 £40,000 -
Weybridge - 1 £70,000 -
Berkshire - 1 - -
Devon - 1 £47,500 - 2
Somerset - 1 £40,000 -

Bluetooth
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 August 2015, IT jobs within the UK 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 71 (57.72%) C++
2 53 (43.09%) C
3 45 (36.59%) Wi-Fi
4 40 (32.52%) Software Engineering
5 36 (29.27%) Android
6 35 (28.46%) Apple iOS
7 33 (26.83%) Linux
8 32 (26.02%) Windows
8 32 (26.02%) Degree
9 30 (24.39%) Wireless
9 30 (24.39%) Agile Software Development
10 29 (23.58%) Electronics
11 28 (22.76%) Embedded C
12 27 (21.95%) Java
12 27 (21.95%) NFC
13 26 (21.14%) Firmware
14 25 (20.33%) Embedded Systems
14 25 (20.33%) iOS Development
15 21 (17.07%) Finance
15 21 (17.07%) HTML
15 21 (17.07%) Embedded C++
15 21 (17.07%) Ethernet
15 21 (17.07%) TCP/IP
16 20 (16.26%) Web Services
16 20 (16.26%) ZigBee
17 19 (15.45%) Objective-C
18 18 (14.63%) Microsoft
19 16 (13.01%) Git (software)
19 16 (13.01%) Qt
20 15 (12.20%) .NET

Bluetooth
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 27 August 2015, IT jobs within the UK 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (0.81%) SharePoint
1 1 (0.81%) MS Exchange
1 1 (0.81%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 10 (8.13%) MS Excel
2 3 (2.44%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (0.81%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 1 (0.81%) Temenos T24
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.63%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.81%) SaaS
2 1 (0.81%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 45 (36.59%) Wi-Fi
2 30 (24.39%) Wireless
3 27 (21.95%) NFC
4 21 (17.07%) Ethernet
4 21 (17.07%) TCP/IP
5 20 (16.26%) ZigBee
6 15 (12.20%) GSM
7 13 (10.57%) WLAN
7 13 (10.57%) Internet
8 12 (9.76%) GPRS
9 11 (8.94%) VoIP
9 11 (8.94%) RFID
10 9 (7.32%) LTE
11 8 (6.50%) DVB
11 8 (6.50%) UMTS
11 8 (6.50%) HTTP
12 7 (5.69%) 3G
13 6 (4.88%) 802.15
13 6 (4.88%) SSL
13 6 (4.88%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (4.07%) Relational Database
2 3 (2.44%) MySQL
3 2 (1.63%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 16 (13.01%) Git (software)
2 6 (4.88%) Subversion
3 5 (4.07%) Xcode
4 2 (1.63%) Appcelerator Titanium
5 1 (0.81%) Android Studio
5 1 (0.81%) Eclipse
5 1 (0.81%) GCC
General
1 29 (23.58%) Electronics
2 21 (17.07%) Finance
3 13 (10.57%) Automotive
4 8 (6.50%) Multimedia
5 7 (5.69%) Telecoms
6 5 (4.07%) Retail
7 4 (3.25%) Marketing
8 2 (1.63%) Back Office
9 1 (0.81%) Manufacturing
9 1 (0.81%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 45 (36.59%) Developer
2 31 (25.20%) Software Engineer
3 18 (14.63%) Embedded Software Engineer
4 15 (12.20%) iOS Developer
5 13 (10.57%) Firmware Engineer
6 12 (9.76%) C++ Developer
7 8 (6.50%) Team Leader
7 8 (6.50%) Technical Manager
7 8 (6.50%) Software Team Leader
8 7 (5.69%) Programmer
9 6 (4.88%) Junior
9 6 (4.88%) Graduate
9 6 (4.88%) Junior Developer
9 6 (4.88%) VB.NET Developer
9 6 (4.88%) C# Developer
9 6 (4.88%) Senior Manager
9 6 (4.88%) Senior Technical Manager
10 5 (4.07%) Infrastructure Manager
10 5 (4.07%) Junior C++ Developer
10 5 (4.07%) Android Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (17.07%) HTML
2 20 (16.26%) Web Services
3 16 (13.01%) Qt
4 15 (12.20%) .NET
5 11 (8.94%) RESTful
6 9 (7.32%) JSON
6 9 (7.32%) Flash
6 9 (7.32%) Middleware
7 8 (6.50%) UIQ
7 8 (6.50%) Series 60
7 8 (6.50%) SVG
7 8 (6.50%) OpenGL
7 8 (6.50%) J2ME
7 8 (6.50%) Ajax
7 8 (6.50%) BREW
7 8 (6.50%) OpenAL
7 8 (6.50%) OpenCL
7 8 (6.50%) 802.1X
8 7 (5.69%) AngularJS
8 7 (5.69%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 25 (20.33%) Embedded Systems
2 13 (10.57%) Mobile App
2 13 (10.57%) Computer Science
3 12 (9.76%) Smartcard
4 9 (7.32%) Device Driver
5 8 (6.50%) MPEG
5 8 (6.50%) Smartphone
5 8 (6.50%) iPhone
6 6 (4.88%) Chip and PIN
7 5 (4.07%) EPoS
7 5 (4.07%) Handset
8 4 (3.25%) Internet of Things
8 4 (3.25%) User Experience
9 3 (2.44%) Analytical Skills
9 3 (2.44%) Machine to Machine
9 3 (2.44%) Enterprise Software
9 3 (2.44%) Telematics
9 3 (2.44%) PMI
9 3 (2.44%) SCADA
10 2 (1.63%) EMV
Operating Systems
1 36 (29.27%) Android
2 35 (28.46%) Apple iOS
3 33 (26.83%) Linux
4 32 (26.02%) Windows
5 10 (8.13%) Windows 8
6 8 (6.50%) Windows 7
6 8 (6.50%) Windows Mobile
6 8 (6.50%) Nucleus RTOS
7 6 (4.88%) UNIX
7 6 (4.88%) Windows Phone
8 5 (4.07%) Embedded Linux
9 3 (2.44%) Windows Server 2008
10 2 (1.63%) Windows XP
10 2 (1.63%) Windows Server 2003
11 1 (0.81%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (32.52%) Software Engineering
2 30 (24.39%) Agile Software Development
3 25 (20.33%) iOS Development
4 15 (12.20%) Mentoring
5 13 (10.57%) Android Development
6 12 (9.76%) Computer Security
6 12 (9.76%) Project Management
7 9 (7.32%) TDD
7 9 (7.32%) Memory Management
8 8 (6.50%) Speech Recognition
8 8 (6.50%) DRM
8 8 (6.50%) OO
8 8 (6.50%) Mobile Commerce
9 7 (5.69%) UML
9 7 (5.69%) Embedded Software Development
10 6 (4.88%) Mobile Application Development
10 6 (4.88%) Scrum
11 5 (4.07%) OOD
11 5 (4.07%) Line Management
11 5 (4.07%) Mobile Development
Programming Languages
1 71 (57.72%) C++
2 53 (43.09%) C
3 28 (22.76%) Embedded C
4 27 (21.95%) Java
5 21 (17.07%) Embedded C++
6 19 (15.45%) Objective-C
7 14 (11.38%) C#
8 13 (10.57%) Assembly Language
8 13 (10.57%) JavaScript
9 10 (8.13%) SQL
10 9 (7.32%) Perl
10 9 (7.32%) Python
11 8 (6.50%) Bash Shell
12 6 (4.88%) VB
12 6 (4.88%) VB.NET
13 5 (4.07%) Apple Swift
14 4 (3.25%) PHP
15 3 (2.44%) ANSI C
16 1 (0.81%) VC++
16 1 (0.81%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 32 (26.02%) Degree
2 3 (2.44%) PMP
2 3 (2.44%) PMI Certification
3 1 (0.81%) MCTS
3 1 (0.81%) MCITP
3 1 (0.81%) HNC
3 1 (0.81%) HND
3 1 (0.81%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (4.88%) ISO 9000
2 2 (1.63%) JTAG
3 1 (0.81%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 26 (21.14%) Firmware
2 8 (6.50%) Active Directory
3 3 (2.44%) Hyper-V
4 1 (0.81%) XenApp
4 1 (0.81%) iptables
Systems Management
1 2 (1.63%) SCVMM
2 1 (0.81%) Puppet
2 1 (0.81%) Cobbler
2 1 (0.81%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 18 (14.63%) Microsoft
2 10 (8.13%) Apple
3 8 (6.50%) Symbian
4 3 (2.44%) Citrix
5 2 (1.63%) Xamarin
5 2 (1.63%) Freescale
5 2 (1.63%) WorldPay
6 1 (0.81%) SAP
6 1 (0.81%) McAfee
6 1 (0.81%) BT
6 1 (0.81%) Telerik
6 1 (0.81%) Wind River
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