The table below looks at the statistics for Bluetooth skills in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Bluetooth over the 3 months to 6 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
6 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Bluetooth
Rank 903 868 921
Rank change year-on-year
-35 +53
Permanent jobs citing Bluetooth 37 99 78
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.036% 0.090% 0.065%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.21% 0.49% 0.38%
Number of salaries quoted 30 85 76
Median salary £37,500 £41,000 £43,750
Median salary % change year-on-year
-8.53% -6.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £36,000 £23,400 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £64,000 £54,000
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £35,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -22.22%

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
17642 20011 20591
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 17.21% 18.11% 17.16%
Number of salaries quoted 14649 15894 16366
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £27,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £66,500 £62,500 £67,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

Bluetooth
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of job ads citing Bluetooth as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 6 May 2016 within the UK.

Bluetooth Salary Histogram in the UK

Bluetooth
Top 30 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Bluetooth within the UK over the 3 months to 6 May 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England -50 34 £37,500 -8.53% 16
South East +11 16 £37,500 - 8
Buckinghamshire +28 6 £36,000 -
Northamptonshire - 5 £37,500 -
East Midlands - 5 £37,500 - 1
East of England +16 4 £50,000 -16.66% 2
Oxfordshire -3 4 £55,000 +144.44% 4
Oxford - 4 £55,000 - 4
Buckingham - 4 £36,000 -
Yorkshire +4 3 £37,500 +10.29%
Cambridge -5 3 £47,500 -13.63% 2
Cambridgeshire -10 3 £47,500 -20.83% 2
London -12 3 £58,750 +17.50% 2
Leeds - 3 £37,500 -
West Yorkshire - 3 £37,500 -
Berkshire +1 2 £43,750 +25.00%
Hampshire - 2 £37,500 - 4
North West - 2 £37,500 - 1
Manchester - 2 £37,500 - 1
West Sussex - 2 £40,000 -
Maidenhead - 2 £43,750 -
Basingstoke - 2 £37,500 - 2
Milton Keynes - 2 £67,500 -
Stockport - 2 £37,500 - 1
Gloucestershire -5 1 £67,500 +200.00%
South West -7 1 £67,500 +200.00% 2
West Midlands -17 1 £65,000 -
Birmingham - 1 £65,000 -
Bedfordshire - 1 £65,000 -
Bedford - 1 £65,000 -

Bluetooth
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 6 May 2016, IT jobs citing Bluetooth also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads with a requirement for Bluetooth.

1 50 (50.51%) Wireless
2 47 (47.47%) C
3 44 (44.44%) C++
4 40 (40.40%) Firmware
4 40 (40.40%) Wi-Fi
5 39 (39.39%) Electronics
6 35 (35.35%) Software Engineering
7 26 (26.26%) Degree
8 24 (24.24%) Ethernet
8 24 (24.24%) ZigBee
9 22 (22.22%) Embedded C
10 21 (21.21%) Telecoms
11 19 (19.19%) Computer Science
12 18 (18.18%) Agile Software Development
12 18 (18.18%) Python
13 16 (16.16%) Java
13 16 (16.16%) TCP/IP
13 16 (16.16%) 3G
13 16 (16.16%) User Experience
14 15 (15.15%) iOS Development
14 15 (15.15%) Apple iOS
15 14 (14.14%) Android
15 14 (14.14%) Retail
15 14 (14.14%) GSM
15 14 (14.14%) OO
16 13 (13.13%) Windows
17 12 (12.12%) .NET
17 12 (12.12%) Signal Processing
18 11 (11.11%) JSON
18 11 (11.11%) XML

Bluetooth
Top Related IT Skills by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 5 (5.05%) Node.js
Applications
1 7 (7.07%) MS Office
2 5 (5.05%) GIMP
2 5 (5.05%) Photoshop
3 4 (4.04%) MS Excel
4 2 (2.02%) AutoCAD
Business Applications
1 1 (1.01%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 4 (4.04%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.01%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 50 (50.51%) Wireless
2 40 (40.40%) Wi-Fi
3 24 (24.24%) Ethernet
3 24 (24.24%) ZigBee
4 16 (16.16%) 3G
4 16 (16.16%) TCP/IP
5 14 (14.14%) GSM
6 11 (11.11%) GPRS
7 7 (7.07%) RS-232
8 6 (6.06%) RS-485
9 5 (5.05%) VoIP
9 5 (5.05%) Wideband
10 4 (4.04%) DHCP
10 4 (4.04%) DNS
10 4 (4.04%) Internet
11 3 (3.03%) 802.15
11 3 (3.03%) DLNA
11 3 (3.03%) LTE
11 3 (3.03%) SNMP
11 3 (3.03%) TETRA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (8.08%) Big Data
2 5 (5.05%) Data Mining
3 4 (4.04%) SQL Server
4 1 (1.01%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 8 (8.08%) Subversion
2 7 (7.07%) Visual Studio
3 6 (6.06%) Git (software)
4 2 (2.02%) Jenkins
4 2 (2.02%) LabVIEW
4 2 (2.02%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (1.01%) Appcelerator Titanium
5 1 (1.01%) JIRA
5 1 (1.01%) Maven
5 1 (1.01%) Robot Framework
5 1 (1.01%) Selenium
5 1 (1.01%) Xcode
General
1 39 (39.39%) Electronics
2 21 (21.21%) Telecoms
3 14 (14.14%) Retail
4 8 (8.08%) Manufacturing
5 7 (7.07%) Marketing
6 6 (6.06%) Automotive
6 6 (6.06%) Back Office
6 6 (6.06%) Military
7 3 (3.03%) Finance
8 1 (1.01%) Banking
8 1 (1.01%) Financial Institution
8 1 (1.01%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 26 (26.26%) Firmware Engineer
2 25 (25.25%) Developer
3 24 (24.24%) Embedded Engineer
4 17 (17.17%) Embedded C Engineer
5 16 (16.16%) Embedded Firmware Engineer
6 14 (14.14%) iOS Developer
7 11 (11.11%) Electronics Engineer
7 11 (11.11%) Software Engineer
8 9 (9.09%) Embedded Software Engineer
9 8 (8.08%) Development Manager
10 7 (7.07%) C Software Engineer
10 7 (7.07%) Embedded C Software Engineer
11 6 (6.06%) Architect
12 5 (5.05%) Android Developer
12 5 (5.05%) Bluetooth Engineer
12 5 (5.05%) C# Developer
12 5 (5.05%) Design Engineer
12 5 (5.05%) Software Development Manager
12 5 (5.05%) Software Manager
12 5 (5.05%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (12.12%) .NET
2 11 (11.11%) JSON
2 11 (11.11%) XML
3 10 (10.10%) REST
4 9 (9.09%) Web Services
5 7 (7.07%) RESTful
6 6 (6.06%) Cocoa
6 6 (6.06%) Google Maps API
6 6 (6.06%) HTML
6 6 (6.06%) Middleware
7 5 (5.05%) .NET Framework
7 5 (5.05%) Ajax
7 5 (5.05%) CSS
7 5 (5.05%) CSS3
7 5 (5.05%) HTML5
7 5 (5.05%) jQuery
7 5 (5.05%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 4 (4.04%) WPF
9 3 (3.03%) 802.1X
9 3 (3.03%) OAuth
Miscellaneous
1 19 (19.19%) Computer Science
2 16 (16.16%) User Experience
3 11 (11.11%) Mobile App
4 7 (7.07%) Embedded Systems
5 6 (6.06%) Analytical Skills
6 5 (5.05%) ASIC
7 4 (4.04%) Internet of Things
7 4 (4.04%) iPad
7 4 (4.04%) iPhone
7 4 (4.04%) Mechatronics
7 4 (4.04%) Physics
8 3 (3.03%) Algorithms
8 3 (3.03%) NHS
9 2 (2.02%) Chip and PIN
9 2 (2.02%) EPoS
10 1 (1.01%) EMV
10 1 (1.01%) Handset
10 1 (1.01%) Mathematics
10 1 (1.01%) Smartcard
10 1 (1.01%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 15 (15.15%) Apple iOS
2 14 (14.14%) Android
3 13 (13.13%) Windows
4 7 (7.07%) Linux
5 5 (5.05%) Windows 8
5 5 (5.05%) Windows Server
5 5 (5.05%) Windows Server 2003
5 5 (5.05%) Windows Server 2008
5 5 (5.05%) Windows XP
6 2 (2.02%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (35.35%) Software Engineering
2 18 (18.18%) Agile Software Development
3 15 (15.15%) iOS Development
4 14 (14.14%) OO
5 12 (12.12%) Signal Processing
6 9 (9.09%) Analytics
6 9 (9.09%) Kalman Filter
7 8 (8.08%) Big Data Analytics
7 8 (8.08%) Data Analytics
7 8 (8.08%) Digital Signal Processing
7 8 (8.08%) Hidden Markov Model
7 8 (8.08%) Mobile Application Development
7 8 (8.08%) Time Management
8 7 (7.07%) Risk Management
8 7 (7.07%) SDLC
9 6 (6.06%) Android Development
9 6 (6.06%) OOD
10 5 (5.05%) Mentoring
10 5 (5.05%) Speech Recognition
10 5 (5.05%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 47 (47.47%) C
2 44 (44.44%) C++
3 22 (22.22%) Embedded C
4 18 (18.18%) Python
5 16 (16.16%) Java
6 10 (10.10%) Embedded C++
7 7 (7.07%) Assembly Language
7 7 (7.07%) C#
7 7 (7.07%) JavaScript
7 7 (7.07%) Objective-C
7 7 (7.07%) Perl
8 6 (6.06%) SQL
9 2 (2.02%) MATLAB
10 1 (1.01%) PHP
Qualifications
1 26 (26.26%) Degree
2 4 (4.04%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (9.09%) QA
2 2 (2.02%) ISO 9000
System Software
1 40 (40.40%) Firmware
2 5 (5.05%) Active Directory
3 1 (1.01%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 6 (6.06%) Google
2 5 (5.05%) Atmel
2 5 (5.05%) Microsoft
3 4 (4.04%) Citrix
4 2 (2.02%) Perforce
5 1 (1.01%) Appcelerator
5 1 (1.01%) Apple
5 1 (1.01%) EMC
5 1 (1.01%) Oracle
5 1 (1.01%) SAP
5 1 (1.01%) VMware
5 1 (1.01%) Xamarin
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