The first table below looks at the demand 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 30 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Communications & Networking category.

Location
3 months to
30 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Bluetooth
Rank 870 835 838
Rank change year-on-year
-35 +3
Permanent jobs citing Bluetooth 31 52 63
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.027% 0.048% 0.054%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.15% 0.26% 0.30%
Number of salaries quoted 28 38 49
Average salary £45,000 £38,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+18.42% -5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,250 £26,850 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £49,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £37,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+20.00% -6.25%
Communications & Networking Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
20545 19756 21121
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 17.57% 18.17% 17.96%
Number of salaries quoted 16471 15851 17426
Average salary £44,500 £43,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.29% +2.35%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 30 July 2014 within the UK.

Bluetooth Salary Histogram in the UK

Bluetooth
Top 25 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 30 July 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
England -46 31 £45,000 +18.42% 18
South East -25 12 £50,000 +33.33% 4
East of England -8 6 £45,000 - 11
Cambridgeshire +8 5 £45,000 - 9
Oxfordshire +3 5 £45,000 +69.81%
Hampshire -12 5 £50,000 +37.93% 1
London -53 5 £60,000 +42.85% 2
Bicester - 5 £45,000 -
Cambridge - 5 £45,000 - 6
Southampton +10 4 £50,000 +66.66%
Nottinghamshire -5 2 £42,500 -22.72%
South West -14 2 £22,000 -2.22%
East Midlands -14 2 £42,500 -22.72%
Nottingham -15 2 £42,500 -22.72%
Stoke-on-Trent - 2 £35,000 -
Horsham - 2 £50,000 -
Staffordshire - 2 £35,000 -
West Sussex - 2 £50,000 -
Wiltshire - 2 £22,000 -
West Midlands - 2 £35,000 -
Basingstoke -3 1 £75,000 +100.00%
City of London -15 1 £32,500 -23.52% 1
North Yorkshire - 1 £37,500 -
Yorkshire - 1 £37,500 - 1
Harrogate - 1 £37,500 -

Bluetooth
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 July 2014, 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 62 (58.49%) Wireless
2 61 (57.55%) Wi-Fi
3 51 (48.11%) Degree
4 49 (46.23%) C
5 43 (40.57%) Firmware
6 42 (39.62%) Software Engineering
7 41 (38.68%) Electronics
8 40 (37.74%) C++
8 40 (37.74%) Python
9 32 (30.19%) Embedded C
10 25 (23.58%) Ethernet
11 24 (22.64%) Assembly Language
11 24 (22.64%) Java
11 24 (22.64%) Perl
12 23 (21.70%) ZigBee
13 22 (20.75%) Linux
14 20 (18.87%) Embedded C++
15 18 (16.98%) C#
15 18 (16.98%) Mathematics
16 16 (15.09%) TCP/IP
17 15 (14.15%) Android
18 14 (13.21%) Test Scripting
18 14 (13.21%) Marketing
18 14 (13.21%) Embedded Software Development
18 14 (13.21%) EMC
19 13 (12.26%) 3G
20 12 (11.32%) Tcl
20 12 (11.32%) GSM
20 12 (11.32%) Windows
20 12 (11.32%) Agile Software Development

Bluetooth
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 2014, 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 4 (3.77%) Node.js
Applications
1 7 (6.60%) MS Excel
2 5 (4.72%) AutoCAD
2 5 (4.72%) MS Office
2 5 (4.72%) MS PowerPoint
3 4 (3.77%) Maya
4 3 (2.83%) Simulink
Communications & Networking
1 62 (58.49%) Wireless
2 61 (57.55%) Wi-Fi
3 25 (23.58%) Ethernet
4 23 (21.70%) ZigBee
5 16 (15.09%) TCP/IP
6 13 (12.26%) 3G
7 12 (11.32%) GSM
8 9 (8.49%) UWB
9 6 (5.66%) LTE
10 5 (4.72%) LAN
10 5 (4.72%) GPRS
11 4 (3.77%) NFC
11 4 (3.77%) 4G
11 4 (3.77%) DECT
11 4 (3.77%) 802.11
11 4 (3.77%) 2G
11 4 (3.77%) TETRA
12 3 (2.83%) WLAN
13 2 (1.89%) DHCP
13 2 (1.89%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (1.89%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 10 (9.43%) Git (software)
2 9 (8.49%) Subversion
3 5 (4.72%) Visual Studio
4 4 (3.77%) Grunt
5 2 (1.89%) Android Studio
5 2 (1.89%) Eclipse
5 2 (1.89%) IntelliJ
6 1 (0.94%) Ant
6 1 (0.94%) GCC
6 1 (0.94%) Rational DOORS
6 1 (0.94%) JIRA
General
1 41 (38.68%) Electronics
2 14 (13.21%) Marketing
3 3 (2.83%) Retail
4 2 (1.89%) Telecoms
4 2 (1.89%) Back Office
5 1 (0.94%) Games
5 1 (0.94%) Finance
5 1 (0.94%) Automotive
5 1 (0.94%) Manufacturing
5 1 (0.94%) Publishing
5 1 (0.94%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 35 (33.02%) Software Engineer
2 21 (19.81%) Embedded Software Engineer
3 18 (16.98%) Test Engineer
4 11 (10.38%) Software Test Engineer
5 7 (6.60%) Developer
5 7 (6.60%) Junior
5 7 (6.60%) Electronics Engineer
5 7 (6.60%) Design Engineer
6 6 (5.66%) Embedded C/C++ Engineer
6 6 (5.66%) Embedded C/C++ Software Engineer
6 6 (5.66%) Embedded C++ Engineer
6 6 (5.66%) Embedded C++ Software Engineer
6 6 (5.66%) Firmware Engineer
6 6 (5.66%) C++ Software Engineer
6 6 (5.66%) Embedded C Software Engineer
6 6 (5.66%) Embedded C Engineer
6 6 (5.66%) C Software Engineer
7 4 (3.77%) Creative Technologist
7 4 (3.77%) Principal Engineer
7 4 (3.77%) RF Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (8.49%) HTML
1 9 (8.49%) MFC
2 6 (5.66%) Qt
3 5 (4.72%) Middleware
4 4 (3.77%) Unity (Game Engine)
4 4 (3.77%) Three.js
4 4 (3.77%) AngularJS
4 4 (3.77%) HTML5
4 4 (3.77%) WebRTC
4 4 (3.77%) Sass
4 4 (3.77%) HTML5 Canvas
4 4 (3.77%) WebGL
4 4 (3.77%) CSS3
4 4 (3.77%) WebSockets
4 4 (3.77%) Backbone.js
4 4 (3.77%) CSS
4 4 (3.77%) DOM
5 3 (2.83%) STL
6 2 (1.89%) JSON
6 2 (1.89%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 43 (40.57%) Firmware
2 18 (16.98%) Mathematics
3 11 (10.38%) Computer Science
4 7 (6.60%) Handset
4 7 (6.60%) Physics
5 5 (4.72%) Telematics
5 5 (4.72%) Embedded Systems
6 4 (3.77%) Animation
6 4 (3.77%) Client/Server
6 4 (3.77%) Speech Recognition
7 3 (2.83%) Management Information System
8 2 (1.89%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
9 1 (0.94%) Device Driver
9 1 (0.94%) EMV
9 1 (0.94%) NHS
9 1 (0.94%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 22 (20.75%) Linux
2 15 (14.15%) Android
3 12 (11.32%) Windows
4 3 (2.83%) Windows 8
4 3 (2.83%) Apple iOS
5 2 (1.89%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (1.89%) Windows XP
5 2 (1.89%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (0.94%) Windows CE
6 1 (0.94%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 42 (39.62%) Software Engineering
2 14 (13.21%) Test Scripting
2 14 (13.21%) Embedded Software Development
3 12 (11.32%) Agile Software Development
3 12 (11.32%) Software Architecture
4 11 (10.38%) Automation Testing
5 10 (9.43%) Business Development
6 9 (8.49%) Configuration Management
7 8 (7.55%) Validation
8 6 (5.66%) UML
8 6 (5.66%) B2B
9 5 (4.72%) TDD
9 5 (4.72%) Product Management
9 5 (4.72%) Integration Testing
9 5 (4.72%) Android Development
10 4 (3.77%) 3D Animation
10 4 (3.77%) Test Automation
10 4 (3.77%) Software Testing
10 4 (3.77%) OOD
10 4 (3.77%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 49 (46.23%) C
2 40 (37.74%) C++
2 40 (37.74%) Python
3 32 (30.19%) Embedded C
4 24 (22.64%) Assembly Language
4 24 (22.64%) Java
4 24 (22.64%) Perl
5 20 (18.87%) Embedded C++
6 18 (16.98%) C#
7 12 (11.32%) Tcl
8 6 (5.66%) MATLAB
9 5 (4.72%) SQL
9 5 (4.72%) JavaScript
10 3 (2.83%) Ruby
11 1 (0.94%) Objective-C
11 1 (0.94%) VC++
Qualifications
1 51 (48.11%) Degree
2 4 (3.77%) Security Cleared
3 1 (0.94%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.83%) ISO 9001
2 1 (0.94%) IEC 61508
2 1 (0.94%) DO-178B
System Software
1 2 (1.89%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 14 (13.21%) EMC
2 7 (6.60%) BT
3 4 (3.77%) Genesys
3 4 (3.77%) Perforce
4 3 (2.83%) Google
5 2 (1.89%) Facebook
5 2 (1.89%) Citrix
5 2 (1.89%) Apple
6 1 (0.94%) Microsoft
6 1 (0.94%) Renesas
6 1 (0.94%) Freescale
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