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 24 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Bluetooth
Rank 838 868 821
Rank change year-on-year
+30 -47
Permanent jobs citing Bluetooth 42 11 73
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.038% 0.010% 0.064%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.21% 0.059% 0.32%
Number of salaries quoted 39 9 51
Average salary £40,000 £42,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.88% -5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £34,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-11.11% -

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
19643 18515 22476
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 17.78% 17.18% 19.73%
Number of salaries quoted 15881 14521 18756
Average salary £42,500 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.55% +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £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 24 December 2014 within the UK.

Bluetooth Salary Histogram in the UK

Bluetooth
Top 15 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 24 December 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 +31 42 £40,000 -4.76% 13
Cambridge +17 18 £55,000 +10.00% 5
Cambridgeshire +12 18 £55,000 +10.00% 5
East of England -1 18 £55,000 +10.00% 5
South East 0 12 £40,000 -11.11% 4
London -3 10 £40,000 -3.61% 1
Oxfordshire - 9 £40,000 -
City of London +14 3 £50,000 +17.64%
Surrey - 2 £42,500 - 4
Guildford - 2 £42,500 - 2
Trimdon Station - 1 £37,500 -
Durham - 1 £37,500 -
East Sussex - 1 £65,000 -
North East - 1 £37,500 -
Brighton - 1 £65,000 -

Bluetooth
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 40 (56.34%) C++
2 38 (53.52%) C
3 33 (46.48%) Software Engineering
4 27 (38.03%) Linux
5 22 (30.99%) Degree
6 19 (26.76%) Android
7 18 (25.35%) ZigBee
8 17 (23.94%) GSM
8 17 (23.94%) Wireless
8 17 (23.94%) Apple iOS
8 17 (23.94%) iOS Development
9 15 (21.13%) Electronics
9 15 (21.13%) Objective-C
9 15 (21.13%) Android Development
10 14 (19.72%) Ethernet
10 14 (19.72%) Firmware
10 14 (19.72%) REST
11 13 (18.31%) Web Services
11 13 (18.31%) XML
11 13 (18.31%) 3G
12 12 (16.90%) Agile Software Development
12 12 (16.90%) Computer Science
12 12 (16.90%) Mobile App
13 11 (15.49%) PHP
13 11 (15.49%) SOAP
13 11 (15.49%) Embedded C
13 11 (15.49%) Xcode
14 10 (14.08%) MySQL
14 10 (14.08%) GPRS
14 10 (14.08%) Wi-Fi

Bluetooth
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 5 (7.04%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (1.41%) MS Office
1 1 (1.41%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 5 (7.04%) Dynamics AX
Communications & Networking
1 18 (25.35%) ZigBee
2 17 (23.94%) Wireless
2 17 (23.94%) GSM
3 14 (19.72%) Ethernet
4 13 (18.31%) 3G
5 10 (14.08%) GPRS
5 10 (14.08%) Wi-Fi
6 7 (9.86%) LTE
7 4 (5.63%) 4G
7 4 (5.63%) 2G
8 2 (2.82%) TETRA
9 1 (1.41%) 802.15
9 1 (1.41%) iBeacon
9 1 (1.41%) DECT
9 1 (1.41%) TCP/IP
9 1 (1.41%) DNS
9 1 (1.41%) LAN
9 1 (1.41%) 3GPP
9 1 (1.41%) VoIP
9 1 (1.41%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (14.08%) MySQL
2 1 (1.41%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.41%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 11 (15.49%) Xcode
2 8 (11.27%) Visual Studio
2 8 (11.27%) Git (software)
3 1 (1.41%) GCC
3 1 (1.41%) Android Studio
3 1 (1.41%) Ant
3 1 (1.41%) Eclipse
3 1 (1.41%) IntelliJ
3 1 (1.41%) Subversion
General
1 15 (21.13%) Electronics
2 3 (4.23%) Marketing
3 2 (2.82%) Automotive
4 1 (1.41%) Retail
4 1 (1.41%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 34 (47.89%) Developer
2 28 (39.44%) Software Engineer
3 25 (35.21%) Embedded Software Engineer
4 16 (22.54%) Embedded Software Developer
4 16 (22.54%) Software Developer
4 16 (22.54%) iOS Developer
5 6 (8.45%) Support Engineer
5 6 (8.45%) Lead Developer
6 4 (5.63%) C++ Developer
6 4 (5.63%) Senior Software Engineer
7 3 (4.23%) Architect
7 3 (4.23%) Solutions Architect
7 3 (4.23%) Electronics Engineer
7 3 (4.23%) Senior Embedded Software Engineer
8 2 (2.82%) Android Developer
8 2 (2.82%) Embedded C Engineer
8 2 (2.82%) C Software Engineer
8 2 (2.82%) Embedded C Software Engineer
8 2 (2.82%) Senior Developer
8 2 (2.82%) C++ Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (19.72%) REST
2 13 (18.31%) Web Services
2 13 (18.31%) XML
3 11 (15.49%) SOAP
4 10 (14.08%) LAMP
4 10 (14.08%) XML-RPC
5 9 (12.68%) JSON
6 3 (4.23%) iOS SDK
6 3 (4.23%) STL
6 3 (4.23%) MFC
7 2 (2.82%) Cocoa
7 2 (2.82%) OpenGL
7 2 (2.82%) Android SDK
8 1 (1.41%) Android NDK
8 1 (1.41%) Gson
8 1 (1.41%) RESTful
8 1 (1.41%) Flash
8 1 (1.41%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 12 (16.90%) Computer Science
1 12 (16.90%) Mobile App
2 7 (9.86%) Algorithms
3 4 (5.63%) User Experience
4 3 (4.23%) Embedded Systems
4 3 (4.23%) Handset
5 2 (2.82%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
5 2 (2.82%) Mathematics
5 2 (2.82%) Physics
5 2 (2.82%) Device Driver
6 1 (1.41%) iPhone
6 1 (1.41%) iPad
6 1 (1.41%) Internet of Things
Operating Systems
1 27 (38.03%) Linux
2 19 (26.76%) Android
3 17 (23.94%) Apple iOS
4 4 (5.63%) Windows
5 1 (1.41%) Windows 8
5 1 (1.41%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (1.41%) Windows XP
5 1 (1.41%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (1.41%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (46.48%) Software Engineering
2 17 (23.94%) iOS Development
3 15 (21.13%) Android Development
4 12 (16.90%) Agile Software Development
5 9 (12.68%) Scrum
6 8 (11.27%) OO
7 7 (9.86%) Project Management
8 6 (8.45%) OOD
9 5 (7.04%) B2B
10 4 (5.63%) Software Licensing
11 3 (4.23%) Signal Processing
11 3 (4.23%) Test Planning
11 3 (4.23%) Mentoring
11 3 (4.23%) Coaching
11 3 (4.23%) UML
11 3 (4.23%) Business Development
12 2 (2.82%) Integration Testing
12 2 (2.82%) Web Development
12 2 (2.82%) Video Processing
12 2 (2.82%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 40 (56.34%) C++
2 38 (53.52%) C
3 15 (21.13%) Objective-C
4 11 (15.49%) PHP
4 11 (15.49%) Embedded C
5 9 (12.68%) Java
6 8 (11.27%) C#
7 7 (9.86%) Embedded C++
8 4 (5.63%) SQL
9 3 (4.23%) Python
10 2 (2.82%) Assembly Language
10 2 (2.82%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 22 (30.99%) Degree
2 4 (5.63%) Security Cleared
3 2 (2.82%) PhD
4 1 (1.41%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.41%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 14 (19.72%) Firmware
2 1 (1.41%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 4 (5.63%) EMC
2 2 (2.82%) Google
2 2 (2.82%) Atmel
2 2 (2.82%) Microsoft
3 1 (1.41%) Sun
3 1 (1.41%) Facebook
3 1 (1.41%) Freescale
3 1 (1.41%) Intel
3 1 (1.41%) Citrix
3 1 (1.41%) Genesys
3 1 (1.41%) Apple
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