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 22 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Bluetooth
Rank 799 831 841
Rank change year-on-year
+32 +10
Permanent jobs citing Bluetooth 84 76 46
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.079% 0.065% 0.042%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.44% 0.38% 0.22%
Number of salaries quoted 74 75 35
Average salary £41,000 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-8.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £22,650 £32,500 £27,200
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £57,500 £58,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £45,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year
-22.22% -5.26%

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
18979 20034 21026
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 17.76% 17.06% 19.33%
Number of salaries quoted 15206 16046 16990
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £65,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 22 May 2015 within the UK.

Bluetooth Salary Histogram in the UK

Bluetooth
Top 23 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 22 May 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
(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 +43 83 £41,000 -8.88% 11
London +58 30 £52,500 +40.00% 2
South East +21 27 £27,500 -46.34% 3
City of London +52 20 £42,500 +21.42%
Surrey - 17 £40,000 -
East of England -10 14 £60,000 +33.33% 3
Cambridgeshire -13 14 £60,000 +33.33% 2
Guildford - 12 £32,000 -
Cambridge -4 9 £60,000 +33.33% 1
Oxfordshire +21 7 £22,500 -50.00%
Banbury - 7 £22,500 -
North East +6 6 £35,000 -
Durham +4 6 £35,000 -
Yorkshire +3 4 £34,500 -8.00%
South Yorkshire - 4 £34,500 -
Gloucestershire - 2 £22,500 -
Barnsley - 2 £34,000 -
Sheffield - 2 £35,000 -
South West - 2 £22,500 -
Tunbridge Wells - 1 £40,000 -
Wokingham - 1 £35,000 -
Berkshire - 1 £35,000 - 2
Kent - 1 £40,000 -

Bluetooth
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 (53.38%) C++
2 51 (38.35%) C
3 45 (33.83%) Apple iOS
4 44 (33.08%) Agile Software Development
5 40 (30.08%) Degree
6 39 (29.32%) Software Engineering
7 38 (28.57%) Linux
8 37 (27.82%) iOS Development
9 34 (25.56%) Wi-Fi
10 32 (24.06%) Embedded Systems
11 31 (23.31%) Git (software)
11 31 (23.31%) Android
12 30 (22.56%) Wireless
12 30 (22.56%) Electronics
13 29 (21.80%) Objective-C
13 29 (21.80%) Web Services
13 29 (21.80%) Ethernet
14 28 (21.05%) Embedded C
15 27 (20.30%) Computer Science
16 26 (19.55%) ZigBee
17 23 (17.29%) Firmware
18 22 (16.54%) Embedded C++
19 20 (15.04%) HTML
20 19 (14.29%) Microsoft
20 19 (14.29%) Apple
20 19 (14.29%) NFC
21 18 (13.53%) C#
21 18 (13.53%) Finance
22 17 (12.78%) Project Management
22 17 (12.78%) Java

Bluetooth
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 2 (1.50%) SharePoint
2 1 (0.75%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (0.75%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 8 (6.02%) MS Excel
2 3 (2.26%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (0.75%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 1 (0.75%) Dynamics AX
1 1 (0.75%) Temenos T24
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.75%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 34 (25.56%) Wi-Fi
2 30 (22.56%) Wireless
3 29 (21.80%) Ethernet
4 26 (19.55%) ZigBee
5 19 (14.29%) NFC
6 11 (8.27%) RFID
6 11 (8.27%) TCP/IP
7 10 (7.52%) Internet
8 9 (6.77%) 3G
9 8 (6.02%) HTTP
10 6 (4.51%) SSL
10 6 (4.51%) GSM
10 6 (4.51%) LDAP
10 6 (4.51%) LTE
11 5 (3.76%) 802.15
11 5 (3.76%) X.509
11 5 (3.76%) WLAN
12 4 (3.01%) 3GPP
13 3 (2.26%) VoIP
13 3 (2.26%) WCDMA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (3.76%) Relational Database
1 5 (3.76%) SQL Server
2 1 (0.75%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 31 (23.31%) Git (software)
2 7 (5.26%) Xcode
3 6 (4.51%) Subversion
4 3 (2.26%) Android Studio
4 3 (2.26%) Eclipse
General
1 30 (22.56%) Electronics
2 18 (13.53%) Finance
3 9 (6.77%) Automotive
4 6 (4.51%) Marketing
5 5 (3.76%) Retail
6 4 (3.01%) Telecoms
7 3 (2.26%) Manufacturing
8 2 (1.50%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 61 (45.86%) Developer
2 31 (23.31%) Software Engineer
3 27 (20.30%) Embedded Software Engineer
3 27 (20.30%) iOS Developer
4 12 (9.02%) C++ Developer
4 12 (9.02%) Programmer
5 10 (7.52%) Firmware Engineer
5 10 (7.52%) Software Team Leader
5 10 (7.52%) Team Leader
6 8 (6.02%) Junior
6 8 (6.02%) Junior Developer
7 7 (5.26%) Senior Developer
8 6 (4.51%) C# Developer
8 6 (4.51%) VB.NET Developer
9 5 (3.76%) C Software Engineer
9 5 (3.76%) Infrastructure Manager
9 5 (3.76%) Junior C++ Developer
9 5 (3.76%) Senior iOS Developer
9 5 (3.76%) Infrastructure Project Manager
9 5 (3.76%) Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (21.80%) Web Services
2 20 (15.04%) HTML
3 17 (12.78%) RESTful
4 14 (10.53%) .NET
5 12 (9.02%) JSON
6 10 (7.52%) REST
6 10 (7.52%) Qt
7 9 (6.77%) CSS
8 6 (4.51%) MFC
9 5 (3.76%) Ajax
9 5 (3.76%) AngularJS
9 5 (3.76%) Cocoa
9 5 (3.76%) XML
10 4 (3.01%) ASP.NET
11 2 (1.50%) jQuery
12 1 (0.75%) .NET Framework
12 1 (0.75%) HTML5
12 1 (0.75%) iOS SDK
12 1 (0.75%) Middleware
12 1 (0.75%) Flash
Miscellaneous
1 32 (24.06%) Embedded Systems
2 27 (20.30%) Computer Science
3 14 (10.53%) Smartphone
4 13 (9.77%) Mobile App
5 12 (9.02%) Smartcard
6 6 (4.51%) Chip and PIN
6 6 (4.51%) User Experience
7 5 (3.76%) EPoS
8 4 (3.01%) PMI
8 4 (3.01%) Algorithms
9 3 (2.26%) Telematics
9 3 (2.26%) Analytical Skills
9 3 (2.26%) Handset
10 2 (1.50%) EMV
10 2 (1.50%) Client/Server
10 2 (1.50%) Device Driver
10 2 (1.50%) Internet of Things
10 2 (1.50%) Bitcoin
10 2 (1.50%) Enterprise Software
11 1 (0.75%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 45 (33.83%) Apple iOS
2 38 (28.57%) Linux
3 31 (23.31%) Android
4 16 (12.03%) Windows
5 6 (4.51%) UNIX
5 6 (4.51%) Windows Phone
6 4 (3.01%) Embedded Linux
7 3 (2.26%) Windows Server 2008
8 2 (1.50%) Windows Server 2003
8 2 (1.50%) Windows XP
8 2 (1.50%) Windows 8
9 1 (0.75%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 44 (33.08%) Agile Software Development
2 39 (29.32%) Software Engineering
3 37 (27.82%) iOS Development
4 17 (12.78%) Project Management
5 16 (12.03%) Scrum
6 15 (11.28%) Memory Management
6 15 (11.28%) TDD
7 12 (9.02%) Computer Security
8 11 (8.27%) OO
8 11 (8.27%) Android Development
9 7 (5.26%) Embedded Software Development
10 6 (4.51%) OOD
10 6 (4.51%) UML
11 5 (3.76%) Mobile Application Development
11 5 (3.76%) Mobile Development
11 5 (3.76%) Line Management
11 5 (3.76%) Mentoring
11 5 (3.76%) Workflow
12 3 (2.26%) Video Processing
12 3 (2.26%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 71 (53.38%) C++
2 51 (38.35%) C
3 29 (21.80%) Objective-C
4 28 (21.05%) Embedded C
5 22 (16.54%) Embedded C++
6 18 (13.53%) C#
7 17 (12.78%) Java
8 11 (8.27%) SQL
8 11 (8.27%) Python
9 10 (7.52%) JavaScript
10 9 (6.77%) Perl
11 8 (6.02%) Bash Shell
12 7 (5.26%) Apple Swift
12 7 (5.26%) Assembly Language
13 6 (4.51%) VB
13 6 (4.51%) VB.NET
14 3 (2.26%) MATLAB
15 2 (1.50%) PHP
16 1 (0.75%) PowerShell
16 1 (0.75%) VC++
Qualifications
1 40 (30.08%) Degree
2 4 (3.01%) PMI Certification
3 3 (2.26%) PhD
3 3 (2.26%) PMP
4 2 (1.50%) Security Cleared
5 1 (0.75%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (4.51%) ISO 9000
2 4 (3.01%) JTAG
3 1 (0.75%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 23 (17.29%) Firmware
2 8 (6.02%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.75%) Hyper-V
3 1 (0.75%) XenApp
Vendors
1 19 (14.29%) Microsoft
1 19 (14.29%) Apple
2 4 (3.01%) Freescale
3 3 (2.26%) Atmel
3 3 (2.26%) Citrix
4 2 (1.50%) Intel
4 2 (1.50%) WorldPay
5 1 (0.75%) Telerik
5 1 (0.75%) McAfee
5 1 (0.75%) SAP
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