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

Location
3 months to
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Bluetooth
Rank 808 866 821
Rank change year-on-year
+58 -45
Permanent jobs citing Bluetooth 95 74 60
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.086% 0.061% 0.053%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.47% 0.36% 0.27%
Number of salaries quoted 82 73 55
Average salary £41,000 £45,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-8.88% -5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £32,500 £27,900
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £54,800 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £45,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year
-11.11% -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
20204 20462 22582
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 18.23% 16.94% 19.99%
Number of salaries quoted 16033 16204 18194
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 £26,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £69,000 £65,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

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 April 2015 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 average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Bluetooth within the UK over the 3 months to 17 April 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 +49 90 £41,750 -7.22% 28
London +28 31 £50,000 +37.93% 7
South East +18 27 £40,000 -23.80% 11
City of London +44 21 £42,500 - 4
Surrey +28 18 £41,000 -21.90% 4
East of England +5 14 £55,000 +22.22% 4
Cambridgeshire -13 14 £55,000 +22.22% 4
Guildford +28 11 £40,000 -23.80% 4
Cambridge -15 9 £55,000 +22.22% 4
Yorkshire +11 8 £34,500 -8.00%
South Yorkshire - 6 £34,000 -
Durham +9 5 £35,000 - 1
North East -3 5 £35,000 - 1
Oxfordshire - 5 £22,500 - 2
Banbury - 5 £22,500 - 1
Barnsley - 4 £33,750 -
West Midlands - 3 - -
South West - 2 £22,500 - 1
West Yorkshire - 2 £48,500 -
Coventry - 2 - -
Sheffield - 2 £35,000 -
Wakefield - 2 £48,500 -
Gloucestershire - 2 £22,500 -
Berkshire +3 1 £35,000 -36.36% 3
Buckinghamshire +1 1 - -
Kent - 1 £40,000 -
Wokingham - 1 £35,000 -
Tunbridge Wells - 1 £40,000 -
Glasgow - 1 £21,500 -
Scotland - 1 £21,500 -

Bluetooth
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 76 (56.30%) C++
2 59 (43.70%) C
3 48 (35.56%) Linux
4 47 (34.81%) Agile Software Development
5 44 (32.59%) Software Engineering
6 43 (31.85%) Apple iOS
7 42 (31.11%) Degree
8 36 (26.67%) iOS Development
9 35 (25.93%) Ethernet
10 34 (25.19%) Wireless
11 33 (24.44%) Wi-Fi
11 33 (24.44%) Git (software)
12 31 (22.96%) ZigBee
12 31 (22.96%) Web Services
13 30 (22.22%) Android
13 30 (22.22%) Embedded Systems
14 29 (21.48%) Computer Science
15 28 (20.74%) Embedded C
16 27 (20.00%) Electronics
16 27 (20.00%) Objective-C
16 27 (20.00%) Firmware
17 21 (15.56%) Embedded C++
18 20 (14.81%) Scrum
19 18 (13.33%) Microsoft
19 18 (13.33%) NFC
20 17 (12.59%) REST
20 17 (12.59%) Apple
20 17 (12.59%) Java
20 17 (12.59%) Project Management
21 16 (11.85%) C#

Bluetooth
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 3 (2.22%) SharePoint
2 1 (0.74%) MS Exchange
2 1 (0.74%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 8 (5.93%) MS Excel
2 3 (2.22%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (1.48%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (0.74%) Temenos T24
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.74%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 35 (25.93%) Ethernet
2 34 (25.19%) Wireless
3 33 (24.44%) Wi-Fi
4 31 (22.96%) ZigBee
5 18 (13.33%) NFC
6 11 (8.15%) RFID
6 11 (8.15%) GSM
7 9 (6.67%) TCP/IP
7 9 (6.67%) 3G
8 7 (5.19%) Internet
9 6 (4.44%) SSL
9 6 (4.44%) HTTP
9 6 (4.44%) LDAP
9 6 (4.44%) GPRS
10 5 (3.70%) WLAN
10 5 (3.70%) 802.15
10 5 (3.70%) X.509
10 5 (3.70%) LTE
11 3 (2.22%) 3GPP
11 3 (2.22%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (3.70%) MySQL
1 5 (3.70%) SQL Server
1 5 (3.70%) Relational Database
2 1 (0.74%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 33 (24.44%) Git (software)
2 7 (5.19%) Xcode
3 6 (4.44%) Subversion
4 3 (2.22%) Eclipse
4 3 (2.22%) Android Studio
5 1 (0.74%) Visual Studio
5 1 (0.74%) IntelliJ
General
1 27 (20.00%) Electronics
2 15 (11.11%) Finance
3 9 (6.67%) Automotive
4 5 (3.70%) Retail
5 4 (2.96%) Marketing
6 2 (1.48%) Back Office
6 2 (1.48%) Manufacturing
6 2 (1.48%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 67 (49.63%) Developer
2 37 (27.41%) Software Engineer
3 34 (25.19%) Embedded Software Engineer
4 25 (18.52%) iOS Developer
5 15 (11.11%) C++ Developer
6 14 (10.37%) Software Developer
7 12 (8.89%) Embedded Software Developer
8 11 (8.15%) Programmer
9 10 (7.41%) Firmware Engineer
10 9 (6.67%) Software Team Leader
10 9 (6.67%) Team Leader
11 7 (5.19%) Senior Developer
12 6 (4.44%) Junior
12 6 (4.44%) Junior Developer
12 6 (4.44%) C Software Engineer
13 5 (3.70%) Senior iOS Developer
13 5 (3.70%) Infrastructure Manager
13 5 (3.70%) Embedded C Engineer
13 5 (3.70%) Embedded C Software Engineer
13 5 (3.70%) Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (22.96%) Web Services
2 17 (12.59%) REST
3 16 (11.85%) RESTful
3 16 (11.85%) HTML
4 13 (9.63%) .NET
4 13 (9.63%) JSON
5 11 (8.15%) XML
6 9 (6.67%) CSS
6 9 (6.67%) Qt
7 6 (4.44%) SOAP
7 6 (4.44%) MFC
8 5 (3.70%) LAMP
8 5 (3.70%) XML-RPC
8 5 (3.70%) Cocoa
8 5 (3.70%) Ajax
8 5 (3.70%) AngularJS
9 4 (2.96%) ASP.NET
10 2 (1.48%) jQuery
10 2 (1.48%) Android SDK
10 2 (1.48%) iOS SDK
Miscellaneous
1 30 (22.22%) Embedded Systems
2 29 (21.48%) Computer Science
3 13 (9.63%) Mobile App
4 12 (8.89%) Smartphone
5 11 (8.15%) Smartcard
6 6 (4.44%) User Experience
6 6 (4.44%) Chip and PIN
7 5 (3.70%) EPoS
8 4 (2.96%) PMI
8 4 (2.96%) Algorithms
9 3 (2.22%) Analytical Skills
9 3 (2.22%) Telematics
10 2 (1.48%) Bitcoin
10 2 (1.48%) Client/Server
10 2 (1.48%) EMV
10 2 (1.48%) Device Driver
10 2 (1.48%) Handset
10 2 (1.48%) Enterprise Software
10 2 (1.48%) Internet of Things
11 1 (0.74%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 48 (35.56%) Linux
2 43 (31.85%) Apple iOS
3 30 (22.22%) Android
4 15 (11.11%) Windows
5 6 (4.44%) Windows Phone
6 5 (3.70%) UNIX
7 4 (2.96%) Embedded Linux
8 3 (2.22%) Windows Server 2008
9 2 (1.48%) Windows 8
9 2 (1.48%) Windows XP
9 2 (1.48%) Windows Server 2003
10 1 (0.74%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 47 (34.81%) Agile Software Development
2 44 (32.59%) Software Engineering
3 36 (26.67%) iOS Development
4 20 (14.81%) Scrum
5 17 (12.59%) Project Management
6 16 (11.85%) OO
7 13 (9.63%) TDD
7 13 (9.63%) Memory Management
8 12 (8.89%) Android Development
9 11 (8.15%) Computer Security
10 10 (7.41%) OOD
11 7 (5.19%) Mobile Development
12 6 (4.44%) Embedded Software Development
13 5 (3.70%) Workflow
13 5 (3.70%) UML
13 5 (3.70%) Line Management
13 5 (3.70%) Mentoring
14 4 (2.96%) Mobile Application Development
15 3 (2.22%) Root Cause Analysis
15 3 (2.22%) Video Processing
Programming Languages
1 76 (56.30%) C++
2 59 (43.70%) C
3 28 (20.74%) Embedded C
4 27 (20.00%) Objective-C
5 21 (15.56%) Embedded C++
6 17 (12.59%) Java
7 16 (11.85%) C#
8 10 (7.41%) Python
8 10 (7.41%) SQL
9 8 (5.93%) JavaScript
9 8 (5.93%) PHP
10 7 (5.19%) Perl
11 6 (4.44%) Assembly Language
11 6 (4.44%) Bash Shell
12 4 (2.96%) VB
12 4 (2.96%) VB.NET
13 3 (2.22%) MATLAB
14 1 (0.74%) VC++
14 1 (0.74%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 42 (31.11%) Degree
2 4 (2.96%) PMI Certification
3 3 (2.22%) PhD
3 3 (2.22%) PMP
4 2 (1.48%) Security Cleared
5 1 (0.74%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (3.70%) ISO 9000
2 4 (2.96%) JTAG
3 1 (0.74%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 27 (20.00%) Firmware
2 8 (5.93%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.74%) Hyper-V
3 1 (0.74%) XenApp
Vendors
1 18 (13.33%) Microsoft
2 17 (12.59%) Apple
3 4 (2.96%) Freescale
4 3 (2.22%) Citrix
4 3 (2.22%) Atmel
5 2 (1.48%) Intel
5 2 (1.48%) WorldPay
6 1 (0.74%) Facebook
6 1 (0.74%) McAfee
6 1 (0.74%) Telerik
6 1 (0.74%) Google
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