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 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 867 849 831
Rank change year-on-year
-18 -18
Permanent jobs citing Bluetooth 29 32 69
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.026% 0.030% 0.059%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.14% 0.17% 0.31%
Number of salaries quoted 26 30 50
Average salary £43,750 £37,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+16.66% -6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £29,900 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £45,250 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £38,750 £37,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.33% -6.25%

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
20333 18564 22220
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 18.05% 17.39% 18.92%
Number of salaries quoted 16090 15077 18216
Average salary £44,000 £43,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.14% +2.35%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £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 17 September 2014 within the UK.

Bluetooth Salary Histogram in the UK

Bluetooth
Top 22 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 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
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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 -37 29 £43,750 +16.66% 18
South East -11 7 £50,000 +33.33% 6
Staffordshire - 7 £34,000 - 1
Stoke-on-Trent - 7 £34,000 - 1
West Midlands - 7 £34,000 - 1
London -10 6 £60,000 +42.85% 1
Hampshire -6 4 £50,000 +37.93% 2
Southampton +9 3 £50,000 +66.66% 1
Cambridge 0 3 £45,000 -14.28% 8
Cambridgeshire -1 3 £45,000 -14.28% 8
East of England -15 3 £45,000 -14.28% 9
South West - 3 £22,000 -
Wiltshire - 2 £22,000 -
East Midlands - 2 £42,500 -
Nottinghamshire - 2 £42,500 -
Nottingham - 2 £42,500 -
Oxfordshire 0 1 £45,000 - 2
West Sussex - 1 £50,000 -
Dorchester - 1 £30,500 -
Horsham - 1 £50,000 -
Dorset - 1 £30,500 -
Bicester - 1 £45,000 -

Bluetooth
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 17 September 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 33 (47.83%) Software Engineering
2 32 (46.38%) C
3 31 (44.93%) C++
4 27 (39.13%) Wireless
5 24 (34.78%) Wi-Fi
5 24 (34.78%) Degree
6 20 (28.99%) Embedded C
6 20 (28.99%) Electronics
6 20 (28.99%) ZigBee
7 16 (23.19%) Python
7 16 (23.19%) Ethernet
8 14 (20.29%) EMC
8 14 (20.29%) Agile Software Development
9 13 (18.84%) C#
9 13 (18.84%) Windows
9 13 (18.84%) TCP/IP
10 12 (17.39%) Java
10 12 (17.39%) GSM
10 12 (17.39%) 3G
11 11 (15.94%) Linux
11 11 (15.94%) Embedded C++
12 10 (14.49%) Assembly Language
12 10 (14.49%) Android
13 8 (11.59%) Visual Studio
13 8 (11.59%) Firmware
13 8 (11.59%) Business Development
13 8 (11.59%) Android Development
14 7 (10.14%) MS Excel
14 7 (10.14%) Marketing
14 7 (10.14%) Physics

Bluetooth
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 17 September 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 (5.80%) Node.js
Applications
1 7 (10.14%) MS Excel
2 5 (7.25%) AutoCAD
2 5 (7.25%) MS Office
2 5 (7.25%) MS PowerPoint
3 4 (5.80%) Maya
4 3 (4.35%) Simulink
Communications & Networking
1 27 (39.13%) Wireless
2 24 (34.78%) Wi-Fi
3 20 (28.99%) ZigBee
4 16 (23.19%) Ethernet
5 13 (18.84%) TCP/IP
6 12 (17.39%) GSM
6 12 (17.39%) 3G
7 5 (7.25%) GPRS
7 5 (7.25%) LTE
8 4 (5.80%) TETRA
8 4 (5.80%) DECT
9 3 (4.35%) 2G
9 3 (4.35%) 4G
10 2 (2.90%) DHCP
10 2 (2.90%) 802.15
10 2 (2.90%) LAN
10 2 (2.90%) VoIP
10 2 (2.90%) WAN
10 2 (2.90%) DNS
11 1 (1.45%) Internet
Development Applications
1 8 (11.59%) Visual Studio
2 6 (8.70%) Xcode
3 4 (5.80%) Grunt
4 1 (1.45%) Ant
4 1 (1.45%) Subversion
4 1 (1.45%) Rational DOORS
4 1 (1.45%) GCC
General
1 20 (28.99%) Electronics
2 7 (10.14%) Marketing
3 2 (2.90%) Back Office
3 2 (2.90%) Telecoms
3 2 (2.90%) Automotive
3 2 (2.90%) Retail
Job Titles
1 31 (44.93%) Software Engineer
2 21 (30.43%) Embedded Software Engineer
3 9 (13.04%) Developer
4 8 (11.59%) Electronics Engineer
5 7 (10.14%) Design Engineer
6 6 (8.70%) Test Engineer
6 6 (8.70%) C++ Software Engineer
6 6 (8.70%) Software Test Engineer
6 6 (8.70%) iOS Developer
7 5 (7.25%) Embedded C Engineer
7 5 (7.25%) Embedded C Software Engineer
7 5 (7.25%) Lead Developer
7 5 (7.25%) C Software Engineer
7 5 (7.25%) Embedded C/C++ Engineer
7 5 (7.25%) Embedded C/C++ Software Engineer
7 5 (7.25%) Embedded C++ Engineer
7 5 (7.25%) Embedded C++ Software Engineer
8 4 (5.80%) Principal Engineer
8 4 (5.80%) RF Engineer
8 4 (5.80%) Junior
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (8.70%) HTML
2 5 (7.25%) JSON
3 4 (5.80%) HTML5
3 4 (5.80%) WebGL
3 4 (5.80%) CSS3
3 4 (5.80%) WebSockets
3 4 (5.80%) Backbone.js
3 4 (5.80%) WebRTC
3 4 (5.80%) Sass
3 4 (5.80%) AngularJS
3 4 (5.80%) HTML5 Canvas
3 4 (5.80%) Three.js
3 4 (5.80%) Unity (Game Engine)
3 4 (5.80%) CSS
3 4 (5.80%) DOM
4 3 (4.35%) STL
4 3 (4.35%) MFC
5 2 (2.90%) Middleware
6 1 (1.45%) Flash
6 1 (1.45%) OpenGL
Miscellaneous
1 8 (11.59%) Firmware
2 7 (10.14%) Physics
3 6 (8.70%) Mobile App
4 5 (7.25%) Computer Science
4 5 (7.25%) Telematics
4 5 (7.25%) Embedded Systems
5 4 (5.80%) Client/Server
5 4 (5.80%) Animation
6 3 (4.35%) Handset
6 3 (4.35%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
7 2 (2.90%) Mathematics
7 2 (2.90%) Device Driver
8 1 (1.45%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 13 (18.84%) Windows
2 11 (15.94%) Linux
3 10 (14.49%) Android
4 6 (8.70%) Apple iOS
5 3 (4.35%) Windows 8
6 2 (2.90%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (2.90%) Windows XP
6 2 (2.90%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (1.45%) Windows CE
7 1 (1.45%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (47.83%) Software Engineering
2 14 (20.29%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (11.59%) Business Development
3 8 (11.59%) Android Development
4 6 (8.70%) iOS Development
4 6 (8.70%) Automation Testing
4 6 (8.70%) Test Scripting
4 6 (8.70%) UML
5 5 (7.25%) TDD
5 5 (7.25%) OOD
5 5 (7.25%) B2B
5 5 (7.25%) Product Management
5 5 (7.25%) Integration Testing
5 5 (7.25%) Embedded Software Development
6 4 (5.80%) 3D Animation
6 4 (5.80%) Mentoring
6 4 (5.80%) MVC
6 4 (5.80%) Speech Recognition
7 3 (4.35%) Signal Processing
7 3 (4.35%) Coaching
Programming Languages
1 32 (46.38%) C
2 31 (44.93%) C++
3 20 (28.99%) Embedded C
4 16 (23.19%) Python
5 13 (18.84%) C#
6 12 (17.39%) Java
7 11 (15.94%) Embedded C++
8 10 (14.49%) Assembly Language
9 6 (8.70%) Tcl
9 6 (8.70%) Objective-C
9 6 (8.70%) Perl
10 3 (4.35%) MATLAB
11 2 (2.90%) JavaScript
12 1 (1.45%) VC++
Qualifications
1 24 (34.78%) Degree
2 4 (5.80%) Security Cleared
3 1 (1.45%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.35%) ISO 9001
2 1 (1.45%) IEC 61508
2 1 (1.45%) DO-178B
System Software
1 2 (2.90%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 14 (20.29%) EMC
2 4 (5.80%) Genesys
3 2 (2.90%) Citrix
4 1 (1.45%) Microsoft
4 1 (1.45%) Sun
4 1 (1.45%) BT
4 1 (1.45%) Renesas
4 1 (1.45%) Freescale
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